1. Definitions
    • “Contract” means the terms and conditions contained herein, together with any quotation, order, invoice or other document or amendments expressed to be supplemental to this Contract.
    • “Supplier” means Halogen Audio Ltd, its successors and assigns or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of Halogen Audio Ltd.
    • “Client” means the person/s, entities or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of the Client requesting the Supplier to provide the Services as specified in any proposal, quotation, order, invoice or other documentation, and:
      • if there is more than one Client, is a reference to each Client jointly and severally; and
      • if the Client is a partnership, it shall bind each partner jointly and severally; and
      • if the Client is a part of a Trust, shall be bound in their capacity as a trustee; and
      • includes the Client’s executors, administrators, successors and permitted assigns.
    • “Goods” means all Goods or Services supplied by the Supplier to the Client at the Client’s request from time to time (where the context so permits the terms ‘Goods’ or ‘Services’ shall be interchangeable for the other).
    • “Equipment” means all Equipment including any accessories supplied on hire by the Supplier to the Client (and where the context so permits shall include any supply of Services). The Equipment shall be as described on the invoices, quotation, authority to hire, or any other work authorisation form provided by the Supplier to the Client.
    • “Confidential Information” means information of a confidential nature whether oral, written or in electronic form including, but not limited to, this Contract, either party’s intellectual property, operational information, know-how, trade secrets, financial and commercial affairs, contracts, client information (including but not limited to, “Personal Information” such as: name, address, D.O.B, occupation, driver’s license details, electronic contact (email, Facebook or Twitter details), medical insurance details or next of kin and other contact information (where applicable), previous credit applications, credit history) and pricing details.
    • “Cookies” means small files which are stored on a user’s computer.  They are designed to hold a modest amount of data (including Personal Information) specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client’s computer. If the Client does not wish to allow Cookies to operate in the background when ordering from the website, then the Client shall have the right to enable / disable the Cookies first by selecting the option to enable / disable provided on the website, prior to ordering Goods via the website.
    • “Price” means the Price payable for the Goods/Equipment hire (plus any Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) where applicable) as agreed between the Supplier and the Client in accordance with clause 5

 

  1. Acceptance
    • The Client is taken to have exclusively accepted and is immediately bound, jointly and severally, by these terms and conditions if the Client places an order for or accepts Delivery of the Goods/Equipment.
    • In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this Contract and any other prior document or schedule that the parties have entered into, the terms of this Contract shall prevail.
    • Any amendment to the terms and conditions contained in this Contract may only be amended in writing by the consent of both parties.
    • The Client acknowledges that:
      • the supply of Goods/Equipment on credit shall not take effect until the Client has completed a credit application with the Supplier and it has been approved with a credit limit established for the account; and
      • in the event that the supply of Goods/Equipment request exceeds the Clients credit limit and/or the account exceeds the payment terms, the Supplier reserves the right to refuse Delivery; and
      • the supply of Goods for accepted orders may be subject to availability and if, for any reason, Goods are not or cease to be available, the Supplier reserves the right to vary the Price with alternative Goods as per clause 2; and
      • all descriptive specifications, illustrations, drawings, data dimensions, and weights stated in the Supplier’s fact sheets, price lists or advertising material are indicative only and that they have not relied on such information.
    • Any advice, recommendation, information, assistance or service provided by the Supplier in relation to Goods or Services supplied is given in good faith and shall be accepted without liability on the part of the Supplier and it shall be the responsibility of the Client to confirm the accuracy and reliability of the same in light of the use to which the Client makes or intends to make of the Goods or Services.
    • Electronic signatures shall be deemed to be accepted by either party providing that the parties have complied with Section 226 of the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 or any other applicable provisions of that Act or any Regulations referred to in that Act.

 

  1. Errors and Omissions
    • The Client acknowledges and accepts that the Supplier shall, without prejudice, accept no liability in respect of any alleged or actual error(s) and/or omission(s):
      • resulting from an inadvertent mistake made by the Supplier in the formation and/or administration of this Contract; and/or
      • contained in/omitted from any literature (hard copy and/or electronic) supplied by the Supplier in respect of the Services.
    • In the event such an error and/or omission occurs in accordance with clause 1, and is not attributable to the negligence and/or wilful misconduct of the Supplier; the Client shall not be entitled to treat this Contract as repudiated nor render it invalid.

 

  1. Change in Control
    • The Client shall give the Supplier not less than fourteen (14) days prior written notice of any proposed change of ownership of the Client and/or any other change in the Client’s details (including but not limited to, changes in the Client’s name, address, contact phone or fax number/s, change of trustees, or business practice). The Client shall be liable for any loss incurred by the Supplier as a result of the Client’s failure to comply with this clause.

 

  1. Price and Payment
    • At the Supplier’s sole discretion the Price shall be either:
      • as indicated on any invoice provided by the Supplier to the Client; or
      • the Price as at the date of Delivery of the Goods/Equipment according to the Supplier’s current price list; or
      • the Supplier’s quoted price (subject to clause 2) which will be valid for the period stated in the quotation or otherwise for a period of thirty (30) days.
    • The Supplier reserves the right to change the Price:
      • if a variation to the Goods (including any applicable designs, plans, or specifications) which are to be supplied is requested; or
      • if during the course of the Services, the Goods cease to be available from the Supplier’s third-party suppliers, then the Supplier reserves the right to provide alternative Goods, subject to prior confirmation and agreement of both parties; or
      • due to the discovery of hidden or unidentifiable difficulties (including, but not limited to, limitations in accessing the site, prerequisite work by any third party not being completed, etc.) which are only discovered on the installation of the Goods; or
      • in the event of increases to the Supplier in the cost of labour or materials (including but not limited to overseas transactions that may increase as a consequence of variations in foreign currency rates of exchange and/or international freight and insurance charges) which are beyond the Supplier’s control.
    • Variations will be charged for on the basis of the Supplier’s quotation, and will be detailed in writing, and shown as variations on the Supplier’s invoice. The Client shall be required to respond to any variation submitted by the Supplier within ten (10) working days. Failure to do so will entitle the Supplier to add the cost of the variation to the Price. Payment for all variations must be made in full at the time of their completion.
    • At the Supplier’s sole discretion a non-refundable deposit may be required.
    • Time for payment for the Goods/Equipment being of the essence, the Price will be payable by the Client on the date/s determined by the Supplier, which may be:
      • before Delivery of the Goods/Equipment and prior to installation;
      • by way of instalments/progress payments in accordance with the Supplier’s payment schedule;
      • for certain approved Client’s, due twenty (20) days following the end of the month in which a statement is posted to the Client’s address or address for notices;
      • failing any notice to the contrary, the date which is seven (7) days following the date of any invoice given to the Client by the Supplier.
    • The Supplier may in its discretion allocate any payment received from the Client towards any invoice that the Supplier determines and may do so at the time of receipt or at any time afterwards. On any default by the Client the Supplier may re-allocate any payments previously received and allocated. In the absence of any payment allocation by the Supplier, payment will be deemed to be allocated in such manner as preserves the maximum value of the Supplier’s Purchase Money Security Interest (as defined in the PPSA) in the Goods/Equipment.
    • At the agreement of both parties, payment of the Price may be subject to retention by the Client of an amount (hereafter called the “Retention Money”), being a set amount or equal to a percentage of the Price. The Client shall hold the Retention Money for the agreed period following completion of the Services during which time all Services are to be completed and/or all defects are to be remedied. Any Retention Money applicable to this Contract is to be dealt with in accordance with section 18 of the Construction Contracts Act 2002.
    • Payment may be made by cheque, electronic/on-line banking, or by any other method as agreed to between the Client and the Supplier.
    • The Client shall not be entitled to set off against, or deduct from the Price, any sums owed or claimed to be owed to the Client by the Supplier nor to withhold payment of any invoice because part of that invoice is in dispute unless the request for payment by the Supplier is a claim made under the Construction Contracts Act 2002.
    • Unless otherwise stated the Price does not include GST. In addition to the Price, the Client must pay to the Supplier an amount equal to any GST the Supplier must pay for any supply by the Supplier under this or any other agreement for the sale of the Goods. The Client must pay GST, without deduction or set off of any other amounts, at the same time and on the same basis as the Client pays the Price. In addition, the Client must pay any other taxes and duties that may be applicable in addition to the Price except where they are expressly included in the Price.

 

  1. Provision of the Services
    • Subject to clause 2 it is the Supplier’s responsibility to ensure that the Services start as soon as it is reasonably possible.
    • The Services’ commencement date will be put back and the completion date extended by whatever time is reasonable in the event that the Supplier claims an extension of time (by giving the Client written notice) where completion is delayed by an event beyond the Supplier’s control, including but not limited to any failure by the Client to:
      • make a selection; or
      • have the site ready for the Services; or
      • notify the Supplier that the site is ready.
    • Delivery (“Delivery”) of the Goods/Equipment is taken to occur at the time that:
      • the Client or the Client’s nominated carrier takes possession of the Goods/Equipment at the Supplier’s address; or
      • the Supplier (or the Supplier’s nominated carrier) delivers the Goods/Equipment to the Client’s nominated address even if the Client is not present at the address.
    • At the Supplier’s sole discretion the cost of Delivery is in addition to the Price.
    • The Supplier may deliver the Goods/Equipment in separate instalments. Each separate instalment shall be invoiced and paid in accordance with the provisions in these terms and conditions.
    • Any time specified by the Supplier for Delivery of the Goods/Equipment is an estimate only and the Supplier will not be liable for any loss or damage incurred by the Client as a result of Delivery being late. However, both parties agree that they shall make every endeavour to enable the Goods/Equipment to be delivered at the time and place as was arranged between both parties. In the event that the Supplier is unable to supply the Goods/Equipment as agreed solely due to any action or inaction of the Client, then the Supplier shall be entitled to charge a reasonable fee for redelivery and/or storage.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Risk
    • Risk of damage to or loss of the Goods passes to the Client on Delivery and the Client must insure the Goods on or before Delivery.
    • If any of the Goods are damaged or destroyed following Delivery but prior to ownership passing to the Client, the Supplier is entitled to receive all insurance proceeds payable for the Goods. The production of these terms and conditions by the Supplier is sufficient evidence of the Supplier’s rights to receive the insurance proceeds without the need for any person dealing with the Supplier to make further enquiries.
    • If the Client requests the Supplier to leave Goods outside the Supplier’s premises for collection or to deliver the Goods to an unattended location then such Goods shall be left at the Client’s sole risk.
    • Where the Supplier is to both supply and install Goods then the Supplier shall maintain a contract works insurance policy until the Services are completed. Upon completion of the Services all risk for the Services shall immediately pass to the Client.
    • The Supplier shall be entitled to rely on the accuracy of any plans, specifications and other information provided by the Client. The Client acknowledges and agrees that in the event that any of this information provided by the Client is inaccurate, the Supplier accepts no responsibility for any loss, damages, or costs however resulting from these inaccurate plans, specifications or other information.
    • Where the Supplier is required to install the Goods, the Client warrants that the structure of the premises or equipment in or upon which these Goods are to be installed or erected is sound and will sustain the installation and work incidental thereto and the Supplier shall not be liable for any claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses howsoever caused or arising in connection with the installation and work incidental thereto.
    • The Supplier accepts no responsibility for any damage or performance related problems with any Goods where they have not been used and/or maintained in accordance with the Supplier’s and/or the manufacturers’ recommendations.

 

  1. Access
    • The Client shall ensure that the Supplier has clear and free access to the work site at all times to enable them to deliver the Goods and/or undertake the Services. The Supplier shall not be liable for any loss or damage to the site (including, without limitation, damage to pathways, driveways and concreted or paved or grassed areas) unless due to the negligence of the Supplier.

 

  1. Underground Locations
    • Prior to the Supplier commencing any Services the Client must advise the Supplier of the precise location of all underground services on the site and clearly mark the same. The underground mains & services the Client must identify include, but are not limited to, electrical services, gas services, sewer services, pumping services, sewer connections, sewer sludge mains, water mains, irrigation pipes, telephone cables, fibre optic cables, oil pumping mains, and any other services that may be on site.
    • Whilst the Supplier will take all care to avoid damage to any underground services the Client agrees to indemnify the Supplier in respect of all and any liability claims, loss, damage, costs and fines as a result of damage to services not precisely located and notified as per clause 1.

 

  1. Compliance with Laws
    • The Client and the Supplier shall comply with the provisions of all statutes, regulations and bylaws of government, local and other public authorities that may be applicable to the Services.
    • The Client shall obtain (at the expense of the Client) all licenses and approvals that may be required for the Services.
    • The Client agrees that the site will comply with any WorkSafe guidelines relating to building/construction sites and any other relevant safety standards or legislation.

 

  1. Title to Goods
    • The Supplier and the Client agree that ownership of the Goods shall not pass until:
      • the Client has paid the Supplier all amounts owing to the Supplier; and
      • the Client has met all of its other obligations to the Supplier.
    • Receipt by the Supplier of any form of payment other than cash shall not be deemed to be payment until that form of payment has been honoured, cleared or recognised.
    • It is further agreed that:
      • until ownership of the Goods passes to the Client in accordance with clause 1 that the Client is only a bailee of the Goods and must return the Goods to the Supplier on request;
      • the Client holds the benefit of the Client’s insurance of the Goods on trust for the Supplier and must pay to the Supplier the proceeds of any insurance in the event of the Goods being lost, damaged or destroyed;
      • the Client must not sell, dispose, or otherwise part with possession of the Goods other than in the ordinary course of business and for market value. If the Client sells, disposes or parts with possession of the Goods then the Client must hold the proceeds of any such act on trust for the Supplier and must pay or deliver the proceeds to the Supplier on demand;
      • the Client should not convert or process the Goods or intermix them with other goods but if the Client does so then the Client holds the resulting product on trust for the benefit of the Supplier and must sell, dispose of or return the resulting product to the Supplier as it so directs;
      • the Client irrevocably authorises the Supplier to enter any premises where the Supplier believes the Goods are kept and recover possession of the Goods;
      • the Supplier may recover possession of any Goods in transit whether or not Delivery has occurred;
      • the Client shall not charge or grant an encumbrance over the Goods nor grant nor otherwise give away any interest in the Goods while they remain the property of the Supplier;
      • the Supplier may commence proceedings to recover the Price of the Goods sold notwithstanding that ownership of the Goods has not passed to the Client.

 

 

 

  1. Personal Property Securities Act 1999 (“PPSA”)
    • Upon assenting to these terms and conditions in writing the Client acknowledges and agrees that:
      • these terms and conditions constitute a security agreement for the purposes of the PPSA; and
      • a security interest is taken in all Goods/Equipment and/or collateral (account) – being a monetary obligation of the Client to the Supplier for Services – that have previously been supplied and that will be supplied in the future by the Supplier to the Client.
    • The Client undertakes to:
      • sign any further documents and/or provide any further information (such information to be complete, accurate and up-to-date in all respects) which the Supplier may reasonably require to register a financing statement or financing change statement on the Personal Property Securities Register;
      • indemnify, and upon demand reimburse, the Supplier for all expenses incurred in registering a financing statement or financing change statement on the Personal Property Securities Register or releasing any Goods/Equipment charged thereby;
      • not register, or permit to be registered, a financing statement or a financing change statement in relation to the Goods/Equipment and/or collateral (account) in favour of a third party without the prior written consent of the Supplier; and
      • immediately advise the Supplier of any material change in its business practices of selling Goods which would result in a change in the nature of proceeds derived from such sales.
    • The Supplier and the Client agree that nothing in sections 114(1)(a), 133 and 134 of the PPSA shall apply to these terms and conditions.
    • The Client waives its rights as a debtor under sections 116, 120(2), 121, 125, 126, 127, 129, 131 and 132 of the PPSA.
    • Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Supplier, the Client waives its right to receive a verification statement in accordance with section 148 of the PPSA.
    • The Client shall unconditionally ratify any actions taken by the Supplier under clauses 1 to 12.5.
    • Subject to any express provisions to the contrary (including those contained in this clause 12), nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to have the effect of contracting out of any of the provisions of the PPSA.
    • Only to the extent that the hire of the Equipment exceeds a six (6) month hire period with the right of renewal shall clause 12 apply as a security agreement in the form of a PPS Lease in respect of Section 36 of the PPSA, in all other matters this clause 12 will apply generally for the purposes of the PPSA.

 

  1. Security and Charge
    • In consideration of the Supplier agreeing to supply the Goods/Equipment, the Client charges all of its rights, title and interest (whether joint or several) in any land, realty or other assets capable of being charged, owned by the Client either now or in the future, to secure the performance by the Client of its obligations under these terms and conditions (including, but not limited to, the payment of any money).
    • The Client indemnifies the Supplier from and against all the Supplier’s costs and disbursements including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis incurred in exercising the Supplier’s rights under this clause.
    • The Client irrevocably appoints the Supplier and each director of the Supplier as the Client’s true and lawful attorney/s to perform all necessary acts to give effect to the provisions of this clause 13 including, but not limited to, signing any document on the Client’s behalf.

 

  1. Defects and Returns
    • The Client shall inspect the Goods/Equipment on Delivery and shall within seven (7) days after the completion of the Services (time being of the essence) notify the Supplier of any alleged defect, shortage in quantity, damage or failure to comply with the description or quote. The Client shall afford the Supplier an opportunity to inspect the Goods/Equipment within a reasonable time following Delivery if the Client believes the Goods are defective in any way. If the Client shall fail to comply with these provisions the Goods/Equipment shall be presumed to be free from any defect or damage. For defective Goods/Equipment, which the Supplier has agreed in writing that the Client is entitled to reject, the Supplier’s liability is limited to either (at the Supplier’s discretion) replacing the Goods/Equipment or repairing the Goods/Equipment.
    • Goods/Equipment will not be accepted for return for any reason other than those specified in clause 1 above (or in the case of Equipment hire, normal termination of Equipment hire in accordance with the full terms and conditions herein).
    • Subject to clause 1, non-stocklist items or Goods made to the Client’s specifications are under no circumstances acceptable for credit or return.

 

  1. Warranty
    • Subject to the conditions of warranty set out in Clause 2 the Supplier warrants that if any defect in any workmanship of the Supplier becomes apparent and is reported to the Supplier within three (3) months of the date of Delivery (time being of the essence) then the Supplier will either (at the Supplier’s sole discretion) replace or remedy the workmanship.
    • The conditions applicable to the warranty given by Clause 1 are:
      • the warranty shall not cover any defect or damage which may be caused or partly caused by or arise through:
        • failure on the part of the Client to properly maintain any Goods; or
        • failure on the part of the Client to follow any instructions or guidelines provided by the Supplier; or
        • any use of any Goods otherwise than for any application specified on a quote or order form; or
        • the continued use of any Goods after any defect becomes apparent or would have become apparent to a reasonably prudent operator or user; or
        • fair wear and tear, any accident or act of God.
      • the warranty shall cease and the Supplier shall thereafter in no circumstances be liable under the terms of the warranty if the workmanship is repaired, altered or overhauled without the Supplier’s consent.
      • in respect of all claims the Supplier shall not be liable to compensate the Client for any delay in either replacing or remedying the workmanship or in properly assessing the Client’s claim.
    • For Goods not manufactured by the Supplier, the warranty shall be the current warranty provided by the manufacturer of the Goods. The Supplier shall not be bound by nor be responsible for any term, condition, representation or warranty other than that which is given by the manufacturer of the Goods.
    • Unless otherwise agreed by the Supplier all returns shall be on a return-to-base basis. Where the Supplier agrees to collect the Goods, an additional charge shall be applied.
    • In the case of second hand Goods, the Client acknowledges that full opportunity to inspect the same has been provided and accepts the same with all faults and that no warranty is given by the Supplier as to the quality or suitability for any purpose and any implied warranty, statutory or otherwise, is expressly excluded. The Supplier shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to the Goods, or caused by the Goods, or any part thereof however arising.

 

  1. Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
    • If the Client is acquiring Goods for the purposes of a trade or business, the Client acknowledges that the provisions of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 do not apply to the supply of Goods by the Supplier to the Client.

 

  1. Intellectual Property
    • Where the Supplier has designed, drawn or developed Goods/Equipment for the Client, then the copyright in any designs and drawings and documents shall remain the property of the Supplier. Under no circumstances may such designs, drawings and documents be used without the express written approval of the Supplier.
    • The Client warrants that all designs, specifications or instructions given to the Supplier will not cause the Supplier to infringe any patent, registered design or trademark in the execution of the Client’s order and the Client agrees to indemnify the Supplier against any action taken by a third party against the Supplier in respect of any such infringement.
    • The Client agrees that the Supplier may (at no cost) use for the purposes of marketing or entry into any competition, any documents, designs, drawings or Goods which the Supplier has created for the Client.

 

  1. Suspension of Services
    • Where the Contract is subject to the Construction Contracts Act 2002, the Client hereby expressly acknowledges that:
      • the Supplier has the right to suspend work within five (5) working days of written notice of its intent to do so if a payment claim is served on the Client, and:
        • the payment is not paid in full by the due date for payment in accordance with clause 5 and/or any subsequent amendments or new legislation and no payment schedule has been given by the Client; or
        • a scheduled amount stated in a payment schedule issued by the Client in relation to the payment claim is not paid in full by the due date for its payment; or
        • the Client has not complied with an adjudicator’s notice that the Client must pay an amount to the Supplier by a particular date; and
        • the Supplier has given written notice to the Client of its intention to suspend the carrying out of construction work under the construction Contract.
      • if the Supplier suspends work, it:
        • is not in breach of Contract; and
        • is not liable for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered, or alleged to be suffered, by the Client or by any person claiming through the Client; and
        • is entitled to an extension of time to complete the Contract; and
        • keeps its rights under the Contract including the right to terminate the Contract; and may at any time lift the suspension, even if the amount has not been paid or an adjudicator’s determination has not been complied with.
      • if the Supplier exercises the right to suspend work, the exercise of that right does not:
        • affect any rights that would otherwise have been available to the Supplier under the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017; or
        • enable the Client to exercise any rights that may otherwise have been available to the Client under that Act as a direct consequence of the Supplier suspending work under this provision;
      • due to any act or omission by the Client, the Client effectively precludes the Supplier from continuing the Services or performing or complying with the Supplier’s obligations under this Contract, then without prejudice to the Supplier’s other rights and remedies, the Supplier may suspend the Services immediately after serving on the Client a written notice specifying the payment default or the act, omission or default upon which the suspension of the Services is based. All costs and expenses incurred by the Supplier as a result of such suspension and recommencement shall be payable by the Client as if they were a variation.
    • If pursuant to any right conferred by this Contract, the Supplier suspends the Services and the default that led to that suspension continues un-remedied subject to clause 1 for at least ten (10) working days, the Supplier shall be entitled to terminate the Contract, in accordance with clause 20.

 

  1. Default and Consequences of Default
    • Interest on overdue invoices shall accrue daily from the date when payment becomes due, until the date of payment, at a rate of two and a half percent (2.5%) per calendar month (and at the Supplier’s sole discretion such interest shall compound monthly at such a rate) after as well as before any judgment.
    • If the Client owes the Supplier any money the Client shall indemnify the Supplier from and against all costs and disbursements incurred by the Supplier in recovering the debt (including but not limited to internal administration fees, legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis, the Supplier’s collection agency costs, and bank dishonour fees).
    • Further to any other rights or remedies the Supplier may have under this Contract, if a Client has made payment to the Supplier, and the transaction is subsequently reversed, the Client shall be liable for the amount of the reversed transaction, in addition to any further costs incurred by the Supplier under this clause 19, where it can be proven that such reversal is found to be illegal, fraudulent or in contravention to the Client’s obligations under this Contract.
    • Without prejudice to the Supplier’s other remedies at law the Supplier shall be entitled to cancel all or any part of any order of the Client which remains unfulfilled and all amounts owing to the Supplier shall, whether or not due for payment, become immediately payable if:
      • any money payable to the Supplier becomes overdue, or in the Supplier’s opinion the Client will be unable to make a payment when it falls due;
      • the Client has exceeded any applicable credit limit provided by the Supplier;
      • the Client becomes insolvent, convenes a meeting with its creditors or proposes or enters into an arrangement with creditors, or makes an assignment for the benefit of its creditors; or
      • a receiver, manager, liquidator (provisional or otherwise) or similar person is appointed in respect of the Client or any asset of the Client.

 

  1. Cancellation
    • Without prejudice to any other remedies the Supplier may have, if at any time the Client is in breach of any obligation (including those relating to payment) under these terms and conditions the Supplier may suspend or terminate the supply of Goods/Equipment to the Client. The Supplier will not be liable to the Client for any loss or damage the Client suffers because the Supplier has exercised its rights under this clause.
    • The Supplier may cancel any contract to which these terms and conditions apply or cancel Delivery of Goods/Equipment at any time before the Goods/Equipment are due to be delivered by giving written notice to the Client. On giving such notice the Supplier shall repay to the Client any money paid by the Client for the Goods/Equipment. The Supplier shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from such cancellation.
    • In the event that the Client cancels Delivery of the Goods/Equipment the Client shall be liable for any and all loss incurred (whether direct or indirect) by the Supplier as a direct result of the cancellation (including, but not limited to, any loss of profits).
    • Cancellation of orders for Goods made to the Client’s specifications, or for non-stocklist items, will definitely not be accepted once production has commenced, or an order has been placed.

 

  1. Privacy Policy
    • All emails, documents, images or other recorded information held or used by the Supplier is Personal Information as defined and referred to in clause 3 and therefore considered confidential. The Supplier acknowledges its obligation in relation to the handling, use, disclosure and processing of Personal Information pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993 (“the Act”) including Part II of the OECD Guidelines and as set out in Schedule 5A of the Act and any statutory requirements where relevant in a European Economic Area “EEA” then the EU Data Privacy Laws (including the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”) (collectively, “EU Data Privacy Laws”). The Supplier acknowledges that in the event it becomes aware of any data breaches and/or disclosure of the Clients Personal Information, held by the Supplier that may result in serious harm to the Client, the Supplier will notify the Client in accordance with the Act and/or the GDPR. Any release of such Personal Information must be in accordance with the Act and the GDPR (where relevant) and must be approved by the Client by written consent, unless subject to an operation of law.
    • Notwithstanding clause 1, privacy limitations will extend to the Supplier in respect of Cookies where transactions for purchases/orders transpire directly from the Supplier’s website. The Supplier agrees to display reference to such Cookies and/or similar tracking technologies, such as pixels and web beacons (if applicable), such technology allows the collection of Personal Information such as the Client’s:
      • IP address, browser, email client type and other similar details;
      • tracking website usage and traffic; and
      • reports are available to the Supplier when the Supplier sends an email to the Client, so the Supplier may collect and review that information (“collectively Personal Information”)

In order to enable / disable the collection of Personal Information by way of Cookies, the Client shall have the right to enable / disable the Cookies first by selecting the option to enable / disable, provided on the website prior to proceeding with a purchase/order via the Supplier’s website.

  • The Client authorises the Supplier or the Supplier’s agent to:
    • access, collect, retain and use any information about the Client;
      • (including, name, address, D.O.B, occupation, driver’s license details, electronic contact (email, Facebook or Twitter details), medical insurance details or next of kin and other contact information (where applicable), previous credit applications, credit history or any overdue fines balance information held by the Ministry of Justice) for the purpose of assessing the Client’s creditworthiness; or
      • for the purpose of marketing products and services to the Client.
    • disclose information about the Client, whether collected by the Supplier from the Client directly or obtained by the Supplier from any other source, to any other credit provider or any credit reporting agency for the purposes of providing or obtaining a credit reference, debt collection or notifying a default by the Client.
  • Where the Client is an individual the authorities under clause 3 are authorities or consents for the purposes of the Privacy Act 1993.
  • The Client shall have the right to request the Supplier for a copy of the Personal Information about the Client retained by the Supplier and the right to request the Supplier to correct any incorrect Personal Information about the Client held by the Supplier.

 

  1. Equipment Hire
    • Equipment shall at all times remain the property of the Supplier and is returnable on demand by the Supplier. In the event that Equipment is not returned to the Supplier in the condition in which it was delivered the Supplier retains the right to charge the Client the full cost of repairing the Equipment. In the event that Equipment is not returned at all the Supplier shall have right to charge the Client the full cost of replacing the Equipment.
    • The Client shall:
      • keep the Equipment in their own possession and control and shall not assign the benefit of the Equipment nor be entitled to a lien over the Equipment.
      • not alter or make any additions to the Equipment including but without limitation altering, make any additions to, defacing or erasing any identifying mark, plate or number on or in the Equipment or in any other manner interfere with the Equipment.
      • keep the Equipment, complete with all parts and accessories, clean and in good order as delivered, and shall comply with any maintenance schedule as advised by the Supplier to the Client.
    • The Client accepts full responsibility for the safekeeping of the Equipment and the Client agrees to insure, or self insure, the Supplier’s interest in the Equipment and agrees to indemnify the Supplier against physical loss or damage including, but not limited to, the perils of accident, fire, theft and burglary and all other usual risks and will effect adequate Public Liability Insurance covering any loss, damage or injury to property or persons arising out of the use of the Equipment. Further the Client will not use the Equipment nor permit it to be used in such a manner as would permit an insurer to decline any claim.

 

  1. Service of Notices
    • Any written notice given under this Contract shall be deemed to have been given and received:
      • by handing the notice to the other party, in person;
      • by leaving it at the address of the other party as stated in this Contract;
      • by sending it by registered post to the address of the other party as stated in this Contract;
      • if sent by facsimile transmission to the fax number of the other party as stated in this Contract (if any), on receipt of confirmation of the transmission;
      • if sent by email to the other party’s last known email address.
    • Any notice that is posted shall be deemed to have been served, unless the contrary is shown, at the time when by the ordinary course of post, the notice would have been delivered.

 

  1. Trusts
    • If the Client at any time upon or subsequent to entering in to the Contract is acting in the capacity of trustee of any trust (“Trust”) then whether or not the Supplier may have notice of the Trust, the Client covenants with the Supplier as follows:
      • the Contract extends to all rights of indemnity which the Client now or subsequently may have against the Trust and the trust fund;
      • the Client has full and complete power and authority under the Trust to enter into the Contract and the provisions of the Trust do not purport to exclude or take away the right of indemnity of the Client against the Trust or the trust fund. The Client will not release the right of indemnity or commit any breach of trust or be a party to any other action which might prejudice that right of indemnity.
      • the Client will not without consent in writing of the Supplier (the Supplier will not unreasonably withhold consent), cause, permit, or suffer to happen any of the following events;
        • the removal, replacement or retirement of the Client as trustee of the Trust;
        • any alteration to or variation of the terms of the Trust;
        • any advancement or distribution of capital of the Trust; or
        • any resettlement of the trust property.

 

  1. General
    • Any dispute or difference arising as to the interpretation of these terms and conditions or as to any matter arising hereunder, shall be submitted to, and settled by, either adjudication in accordance with the Construction Contracts Act 2002 and/or by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Act 1996 or its replacement(s).
    • The failure by either party to enforce any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be treated as a waiver of that provision, nor shall it affect that party’s right to subsequently enforce that provision. If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be invalid, void, illegal or unenforceable the validity, existence, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected, prejudiced or impaired.
    • These terms and conditions and any contract to which they apply shall be governed by the laws of New Zealand and are subject to the jurisdiction of the Auckland Courts of New Zealand.
    • The Supplier shall be under no liability whatsoever to the Client for any indirect and/or consequential loss and/or expense (including loss of profit) suffered by the Client arising out of a breach by the Supplier of these terms and conditions (alternatively the Supplier’s liability shall be limited to damages which under no circumstances shall exceed the Price of the Goods/Equipment hire).
    • The Supplier may licence and/or assign all or any part of its rights and/or obligations under this Contract without the Client’s consent.
    • The Client cannot licence or assign without the written approval of the Supplier.
    • The Supplier may elect to subcontract out any part of the Services but shall not be relieved from any liability or obligation under this Contract by so doing. Furthermore, the Client agrees and understands that they have no authority to give any instruction to any of the Supplier’s sub-contractors without the authority of the Supplier.
    • The Client agrees that the Supplier may amend their general terms and conditions for subsequent future contracts with the Client by disclosing such to the Client in writing. These changes shall be deemed to take effect from the date on which the Client accepts such changes, or otherwise at such time as the Client makes a further request for the Supplier to provide Goods/Equipment to the Client.
    • Neither party shall be liable for any default due to any act of God, war, terrorism, strike, lock-out, industrial action, fire, flood, storm or other event beyond the reasonable control of either party.
    • Both parties warrant that they have the power to enter into this Contract and have obtained all necessary authorisations to allow them to do so, they are not insolvent and that this Contract creates binding and valid legal obligations on them.

 

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