1. General

1.1 This Microwear Shopping site at www.microwear.com.au, (the “Site”) is a shopping website where you can browse, select and order products from Microwear Pty Limited (ABN 60 979 975 355) (“Microwear”, “us” or “we”).

1.2 Your access to and use of the Site, including your order of Products through the Site, is governed by these terms and conditions. You agree to bound by, and comply with, these terms and conditions by browsing the Site.

2. Definitions

2.1 Capitalised terms used are defined in these terms and conditions. In these terms:

(a) Contact Hours means 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (Sydney time).

(b) Delivery Address means the address specified by you during the customer registration process for the delivery of Products that we will supply to you under these terms and conditions.

(c) GST has the meaning it has in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Cwlth).

(d) Product means each good or service that is advertised on the Site.

3. Terms of Use

3.1 If you register an account with us, you may not have more than one active account, and your account is non-transferable. You may update, edit or terminate your account at any time through the Site.

3.2 If you choose to use a workplace email address for your account or to access the Site, then you are solely responsible for ensuring that you comply with the rules, policies or protocols that apply to the use of your email address and your workplace facilities.

3.3 You must not:

(a) use the Site for any activities that breach any laws, infringe a third party’s rights or are contrary to any relevant standards or codes, including, but not limited to breaches of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cwlth);

(b) use the Site in a manner or way, or post to or transmit to or via the Site any material, which interferes with other users or our other customers or defames, harasses, threatens, menaces or offends any person or which prevents any other person from using or enjoying the Site;

(c) make fraudulent or speculative enquiries, purchases or requests through the Site;

(d) use another person’s details without their permission or impersonate another person when using the Site;

(e) post or transmit any obscene, indecent, inflammatory or pornographic material or any other material that may give rise to civil or criminal proceedings;

(f) tamper with or hinder the operation of the Site;

(g) knowingly transmit any viruses, worms, defects, trojan horses or similar disabling or malicious code to the Site;

(h) use any robot, spider, site search and retrieval application or other mechanism to retrieve or index any portion of the Site;

(i) modify, adapt, translate or reverse engineer any portion of the Site;

(j) remove any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Site;

(k) reformat or frame any portion of the web pages that are part of the Site;

(l) create accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretences;

(m) use the Site to violate the security of any computer or other network or engage in illegal conduct;

(n) take any action that imposes or that would, in our reasonable opinion, result in an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

(o) use the Site other than in accordance with these terms and conditions; or

(p) attempt any of the above acts or engage or permit another person to do any of the above acts.

3.4 You may stop using the Site at any time and for any reason.

3.5 From time to time, business strategies change. As such, we may in the future, stop making the Site (or any part of it) available. This will not impact any current orders that have been accepted by us.

4. Intellectual Property

4.1 All intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyright, patents, design rights, trademarks, software and licences in, or related to, Products supplied by us remain the property of Microwear and shall not be available in any form to third parties, nor re-used by you, unless agreed to in writing by Microwear.

4.2 Any software supplied by us may be used by you only on the computer or equipment configuration specified. 

4.3 Use of Products which contain, or are to be used with, standard or custom copyright, patents, design rights, trademarks, software and licences may be subject to your acceptance of additional terms and conditions in separate Microwear or third-party licence agreements (Third Party Licence Agreements). Where there is a conflict between any term of a Third Party Licence Agreement and these Terms, the Third Party Licence Agreement will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency. In the absence of a Third Party Licence Agreement, you are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable and royalty free licence to use the purchased Product only in object form and solely in conjunction with the Products, with no rights to sublicense, disclose, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, or otherwise modify the Products. 

4.4 You must not alter, remove, or in any way tamper with, or otherwise do anything adverse to, any intellectual property rights (including but not limited to patents, design rights, or trademarks), whether registered or unregistered, or numbers of Microwear or its Suppliers attached to or placed on the Products.

5. Placing an order for products

5.1 You may order Products by selecting and submitting your order through the Site in accordance with these terms and conditions.

5.2 Any order placed through this Site for a Product is an offer by you to purchase the particular Product for the price notified (including the delivery and other charges and taxes) at the time you place the order.

5.3 We may ask you to provide additional details or require you to confirm your details to enable us to process any orders placed through the Site.

5.4 You agree to provide us with current, complete and accurate details when asked to do so by the Site.

6. Acceptance or rejection of an order

6.1 In certain circumstances, we may need to reject your order. This may happen where the requested Product is not available or if there is an error in the price or the product description posted on the Site.

6.2 Each order placed for Products through the Site that we accept results in a separate binding agreement between you and us for the supply of those Products. For each order accepted by us, we will:

(a) supply the Products in that order to you in accordance with these terms and conditions; and

(b) provide you with an email confirmation of that order.

6.3 If we reject an order placed through the Site, then we will endeavour to notify you of that rejection at the time you place the order or within a reasonable time after you submit your order.

7. Back orders

7.1 If we determine that we do not have a particular Product in your order in stock, then we will use reasonable endeavours for 30 days to order the relevant Product (“Back Ordered Products”). In this instance, we will notify you of the relevant Back Ordered Products and the anticipated delivery date.

8. Minimum and maximum amounts in each order

8.1 There is no minimum purchase amount for orders, there is however a Delivery Fee specified upon checkout. If specified on the Site for a particular Product, you may only obtain up to the maximum amount of that Product (if any) specified on our Site.

9. Delivery of products

9.1 We will only deliver Products ordered through the Site to a location where we provide delivery services.

9.2 You may obtain further information on the Site about our delivery time frames and how we deliver certain Products. The Delivery Fee for your order depends on the type of Product you order (in particular, the size and weight of the Product) and the delivery options selected.

9.3 You agree to comply with certain delivery requirements specified below and such other requirements that we notify you when you place your order through the Site.

9.4 We also recommend that you be present to accept the delivery of your order if you have paid by paypal or credit card.

9.5 We may require the person accepting the delivery of your order to provide us with proof of that person’s identity (including photographic identification) and, where relevant, age. If the order has been paid by credit card, then we may also ask you to show us the credit card for us to conduct our verification checks.

9.6 If there is no one or no appropriate person (for example, above 18 years old) at the Delivery Address to receive the order or, if you are required to be present at the time of delivery and you are not present at that time, then we will not deliver the Products you have ordered. In this instance, we will endeavour to contact you or you may contact us to arrange for delivery at a different time, and we may charge you an additional Delivery Fee for that replacement delivery.

9.7 You acknowledge and agree that any person at the Delivery Address who receives the Products is authorised by you to receive your order. 

10. Risk and title

10.1 Risk and title to the Products passes to you on the date and time of delivery to the Delivery Address.

11. Cancelling an order

11.1 We may cancel any part of an order (including any orders that we have accepted) without any liability to you for that cancellation at any time if:

(a) the Products in that order are not available; or

(b) there is an error in the price or the product description posted on the Site for the Product in that order; or

(c) that we reasonably believe your order has been placed in breach of these terms and conditions.

11.2 If we do so, then we will endeavour to provide you with reasonable notice of that cancellation, and will not charge you for the cancelled order.

11.3 You may cancel an order (whether it is accepted by us or not) by contacting Customer Service during Contact Hours at any time prior to the dispatch of that order. Once the order has been dispatched for delivery to you, then you may return the relevant Products in accordance with these terms and conditions.

12. Fees and charges

12.1 We will charge you, and you agree to pay, the purchase price of each Product that is ordered, the delivery fee for your order that we notify to you when you place your order (“Delivery Fee”) and any other fees and charges set out in these terms and conditions.

12.2 All fees and charges identified in these terms and conditions and all prices for the Products include GST where applicable.

12.3 The purchase price of each Product is shown on the product list on the Site at the time you place your order. 

12.4 Prices for Products change from time to time and we do not provide any notice of these changes. Subject to these terms and conditions (and in particular, our Back Order Policy), once we have accepted your order, we will not change any prices that apply to the Products in that order.

12.5 If you cancel an order then:

(a) subject to (b), we will refund any amounts paid by you for that cancelled order;

(b) we will not refund the Delivery Fees where the Products in your cancelled order have been dispatched for delivery.

13. Payment methods

13.1 You may pay the fees and charges for an accepted order using the following payment methods:

(a) Credit cards – Mastercard, Visa, American Express, or

(b) PayPal.

13.2 If we are unable to successfully process your credit card or PayPal payment for your order that is accepted by us, then we may cancel your order.

13.3 If we have previously agreed that you are a business customer that may obtain Products from us on a deferred payment basis, then we will invoice you the fees and charges for the Products you have ordered when the aggregate amount payable by you for all orders placed under these terms and conditions reaches or exceeds the agreed amount. You must pay us the fees and charges in accordance with these terms and conditions.

13.4 If you choose to pay by credit card or PayPal, you authorise us to debit the amount that is payable for an accepted order from your nominated credit card or PayPal account.

13.5 You must not pay, or attempt to pay, for Products through any fraudulent or unlawful means.

13.6 We will provide you with a receipt at time of delivery which specifies the total fees and charges for the Products in the order.

14. Damaged Products and returns

14.1 You must check any Product delivered to you to determine if it is damaged. If a Product is damaged on delivery, then you should refuse to take receipt of that Product and notify us through our Customer Service immediately. If you notice damage to a Product after delivery, and wish to return the Product, you may return the Product to us in accordance with our Returns Policy, which is incorporated into these terms and conditions. You must provide us with the invoice we issued to you for your order to return any Products. If you fail to do so, then we may not provide you with a remedy. We will only refund the delivery fee if the Products are determined to be faulty after assessment under our Returns Policy, and the fault did not arise through any misuse, abnormal use or negligent use of the Products.

14.2 You must provide us with the invoice we issued to you for your order to make a claim under this clause. If you fail to do so, then we may not provide you with a refund.

14.3 We will not refund the Delivery Fee where the Products have been delivered to you, unless you are returning the Product because it was damaged.

15. Liability

15.1 Subject to clause 13.3, we exclude all implied terms and warranties whether statutory or otherwise, relating to the Site or the subject matter of this agreement. You acknowledge that the Site is provided “as is” and that we do not make any warranty or representation as to the suitability of the Site or a Product for any purpose.

15.2 Subject to clause 13.3, we will not be liable to you for indirect and consequential loss (including without limitation for loss of revenue, loss of profits, failure to realise expected profits or savings and any other commercial or economic loss of any kind) or loss or corruption of data, in contract, tort, under any statute or otherwise (including negligence) arising from or connected to this agreement.

15.3 Where any law implies in this agreement any term, and that law voids or prohibits provisions which exclude or modify the operation of such term, then the term is taken to be included in this agreement. However, our liability for breach of such term will be, if permitted by law, limited to one of the following remedies (at our option):

(a) in the case of services: the resupply of the services; or the payment of the cost of resupply; and

(b) in the case of goods: the replacement of the goods, the supply of equivalent goods, the repair of the goods; the payment of the cost of replacing the goods (or of acquiring equivalent goods), or the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired.

15.4 Our liability to you for loss or damage of any kind arising out of this agreement or in connection with the relationship established by it is reduced to the extent (if any) that you cause or contribute to the loss or damage. This reduction applies whether our liability is in contract, tort (including negligence), under any statute or otherwise.

15.5 Nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit or exclude any liability that cannot be excluded by law.

16. Termination

16.1 We may immediately suspend, terminate or limit your access to and use of the Site and (where relevant) your account if you breach these terms and conditions and:

(a) the breach cannot be remedied; or

(b) you fail to the remedy the breach within 10 days of our notice to you of that breach; or

(c) if there is an emergency.

16.2 We may stop making the Site (or any part of it) available without prior notice. If so, any orders that we have accepted will not be affected by this unless the Products that have been ordered are no longer available or we are prevented from supplying the Products, in which case, we will notify you and will refund to you all valid payments received by us for those Products.

17. Changes to these terms and conditions

17.1 For future orders, these terms may be different and so we recommend that you read these terms carefully each time you agree to them during the ordering process.

17.2 We will not change any terms and conditions for an existing order that has been accepted by us, the terms and conditions that will apply to the order, are the terms and conditions that applied at the time you placed your order.

18. Privacy policy

18.1 We respect your privacy. We collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988. The manner in which we generally collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information is set out in our Privacy Policy. 

18.2 We will collect your personal information through your use of the Site or through your personal contact with us. You agree for us to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information in ways we consider appropriate namely:

(a) for the purpose of and incidental to providing our products and services to you in a secure way. This includes uses and disclosures which we require to operate the Site; and

(b) with, to and from third parties who provide services to us in relation to online shopping. These may include mailing houses, call centres, gateway providers, delivery service providers and organisations that assist us to check for or prevent unauthorised or fraudulent transactions; and

(c) for other purposes to which you consent to (either express or inferred consent).

18.3 We may transfer your personal information to others in countries outside Australia. We will only do this within the scope of clause 16.2.

18.4 You may access your personal information, by logging into your registered account or by contacting us.

19. General

19.1 If the whole or any part of a provision of this agreement is void, unenforceable or illegal in a jurisdiction it is severed for that jurisdiction. The remainder of this agreement has full force and effect and the validity or enforceability of that provision in any other jurisdiction is not affected. This clause has no effect if the severance alters the basic nature of this agreement or is contrary to public policy.

19.2 The Site may contain links to external websites that are not operated by us or our related bodies corporate. These links are provided for your convenience only and:

(a) we make no representations or warranties, or have any responsibility or liability for those websites; and

(b) these links do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, that we endorse the site or the products or services that are provided at those sites.

19.3 This agreement is governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. Each party submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that place.