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TERMS and CONDITIONS

Watch Bitz is a business to business Trade Wholesaler. By placing an order or request for quotation with Watch Bitz, you are accepting our terms and conditions. Your existing statutory rights are not affected by these conditions.

1 Definitions

1.1 The "Buyer" means the account applicant or person who accepts a quotation of Watch Bitz or whose order for the Goods is accepted by Watch Bitz.

1.2 "Watch Bitz" means Watch Bitz, registered Business Name BN21331388 in the State of Queensland, Australia.

1.3 "Conditions" means the conditions of sale set out in this document and any special and/or additional conditions agreed in writing by Watch Bitz.

1.4 "Good" or "Goods" means the goods (including any instalment of goods or any parts for them) which Watch Bitz is to supply in accordance with these Conditions.

2 Conditions

2.1 These conditions apply to the sale of all Goods by Watch Bitz to the Buyer to the exclusion of all other terms or conditions the Buyer may wish to apply under any request for quotation, purchase order, confirmation of order or any such similar document unless agreed in writing by Watch Bitz.

2.2 Watch Bitz' employees or agents are not authorized to make any representations concerning the Goods and in placing an order the Buyer acknowledges that it does not rely on any such representations unless confirmed by Watch Bitz in writing.

2.3 Any error or omission in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance of offer, invoice or other document or information issued by Watch Bitz shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of Watch Bitz and without any prior notification.

2.4 Watch Bitz shall not be held liable to the Buyer for any direct or indirect, special or consequential loss or damage, costs, expenses, loss of contract, goodwill, revenue, profit, anticipated savings or any other claims for compensation whatsoever (whether caused by negligence of Watch Bitz, its employees or agents or otherwise) which arise out of or in connection with the supply of the Goods or their use or resale by the Buyer.

2.5 No contract for the sale of Goods shall arise until Watch Bitz dispatches the Goods to the Buyer.

2.6 Acceptance of delivery of Goods shall be deemed conclusive evidence of the Buyer's acceptance of these Conditions.

2.7 The views or opinions expressed in any literature or on Watch Bitz web site are those of the contributors and should not be taken necessarily as fact.

3 Prices

3.1 All prices given in any literature, price list or on Watch Bitz website including special offers and promotions are strictly subject to availability. The Buyer should in all cases confirm the price at the time of order.

3.2 Watch Bitz reserve the right to revise prices prior to dispatch of Goods to reflect any indirect or direct increase in costs.

3.3 Unless expressly stated otherwise all prices are exclusive of GST. Charges for packing, postage and carriage (plus GST) shall be paid in addition.

3.4 Discounts including website promotional discounts: From time to time we will offer discounts which will be for a limited periods of time. Items which have been ordered with a discount but we are unable to supply due to being out of stock or the item is no longer available will not be subject to the discount if and when the item at a later date becomes available.

3.5 Watch Bitz is constituted, primarily as a store for wholesale trade buyers, and as such GST is applicable above advertised prices 

 

4 Payment

 

4.1 Payment may be made by various credit card facilities available on the website. A facility, for payment by bank transfer is available on request.

 

 

4.2 Credit accounts are available following acceptance of approved industry references. Payment of credit accounts must be settled, with cleared funds, by the last day of the month following the date of invoice. Payments by cheque must be received 7 days prior to the month end (eg by the 23rd of the month).  Cheques for settling accounts will be subject to a 5% surcharge. Any Goods will remain the property of Watch Bitz until payment is received in full.

4.3 Receipts for payment will not be issued unless requested and agreed in writing by Watch Bitz.

4.4 Time for payment shall be of the essence and any failure to pay by the due date shall entitle Watch Bitz to withhold despatch of future orders (without prejudice to any other remedy that Watch Bitz may have).

4.5 Buyers who do not qualify for credit accounts may pay by debit or credit card; payment must be made in full before dispatch of any Goods.

4.6 All invoices shall be paid in full, free from any deduction for any set-off, counterclaim or otherwise.

5 Delivery General

5.1 The method of dispatch for all orders will be at Watch Bitz' discretion unless expressly agreed otherwise at the point of order.

5.2 Charges for and the timing of all deliveries will be at Watch Bitz discretion. Any promotional offers in respect of delivery charges shall only apply to the Australian mainland.

5.3 Time of delivery shall never be of the essence and Watch Bitz shall not be liable for any losses, costs, damages or expenses incurred by the Buyer or any other person or Company arising directly or indirectly out of any failure to meet any delivery date. Any quoted delivery date should be treated as an estimate; the Goods may be delivered by Watch Bitz before or after any quoted date.

5.4 A carrier's first attempt to deliver shall be considered as the delivery date and unless otherwise agreed in writing by Watch Bitz all deliveries can take place up until 6 pm.

5.5 Watch Bitz may deliver any order in instalments and any delay, default or non-delivery in respect of any instalment by Watch Bitz shall not entitle the Buyer to cancel the remainder of the order. Instalments will be invoiced separately, failure by the Buyer to pay for any instalment will entitle Watch Bitz to withhold any further deliveries and the Buyer will remain liable for any costs incurred by Watch Bitz relating to the order.

5.6 Goods will be sent to the delivery address notified at the time of order. The Buyer is responsible for any arrangements necessary to take delivery of the goods whenever they are tendered for delivery.

5.7 Should the Buyer fail to take delivery of the Goods, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to Watch Bitz, Watch Bitz may do any or all of the following:-

5.7.1 Store the Goods on behalf of the Buyer until delivery can reasonably be arranged. Reasonable costs (including insurance) of storage shall be passed on to the Buyer.

5.7.2 Cancel the order and re-stock the Goods, in which case reasonable costs for re-stocking and the original delivery charge will be passed on to the Buyer.

5.7.3 Sell the Goods on behalf of the Buyer at the best price readily obtainable, in which case the Buyer will remain liable for the value of the goods as invoiced including delivery minus any price obtained (after deducting all reasonable storage and selling expenses).

6 Delivery- Non Australia.

6.1 In addition to the conditions in section 5, the following will apply to Goods order by any Buyer located outside Australia or Goods delivered to an Address outside Australia.

6.2 The Buyer is responsible at their expense to obtain any import or export license or any other documentation deemed necessary by any compliant authority.

6.3 The Buyer is responsible for any import or export duties, taxes or any other such charges as levied by any compliant authority.

6.4 For the avoidance of any doubt any contract regarding the supply of Goods by Watch Bitz will be governed solely by Australian law and the Buyer agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Australian Courts.

7 Ownership and Risk

7.1 Goods below a certain value will normally be despatched by Australia Post to keep delivery charges to a minimum. Australia Post is an untracked unsigned for service, and subsequently the risk in Goods shall pass to the Buyer immediately the Goods leave Watch Bitz premises.

7.2 Should the Buyer prefer Watch Bitz to bear the risk of Goods in transit the Buyer must make this clear at the point of order. The Goods will then be sent using a tracked and signed for service, the full cost of which will be included in the packaging and delivery charges passed on to the Buyer.

7.3 Watch Bitz remains the owner of any Goods ordered by the Buyer until Watch Bitz has been paid in full in cash or cleared funds for such Goods and all other Goods agreed to be sold by Watch Bitz to the Buyer for which payment is due.

7.4 Until such time as the Buyer has paid for any Goods in full, the Buyer shall hold the Goods on behalf of Watch Bitz and shall keep the Goods separate from those of the Buyer and third parties and properly stored, protected and insured and identified as Watch Bitz' property.

7.5 If any payment due under these Conditions is overdue in whole or in part, Watch Bitz may without prejudice to any of its other rights recover and/or re-sell the Goods or any part thereof. Watch Bitz' servants or agents may enter the Buyer's premises to recover the Goods and the Buyer shall be liable for all Watch Bitz' costs of so doing.

8 Guarantees and Warranties

8.1 Equipment and machinery supplied by Watch Bitz are covered by their respective manufacturer's warranties, details of which are included with the product. Faults which develop within the warranty period should be notified as specified. Watch Bitz will repair, replace or refund, at it's discretion, any product which proves within the guarantee period to be defective, except where the defect results from misuse, fair wear and tear, willful damage, negligence, abnormal working conditions, failure to follow the instructions, lack of technical understanding, alteration or repair without Watch Bitz’ approval. Any claim for defect must be notified to Watch Bitz within three days of receipt of the goods or where the defect was not apparent on reasonable inspection within seven days after discovery of the defect. If upon inspection, the Manufacturer deems the product not to be faulty, Watch Bitz reserve the right to return the product to the Customer and to re-invoice.

8.2 Watch Bitz shall be under no liability regarding guarantees or warranties if any payment for the Goods is overdue.

9 Returns/Cancellations/Replacements

9.1 Goods supplied by Watch Bitz in accordance with any order made by the Buyer must not be returned without the prior written approval of Watch Bitz. Such written approval will normally take the form of a return note supplied, dated and signed by Watch Bitz that must be completed by the Buyer and packed with the Goods to be delivered or collected by the method dictated by Watch Bitz.

9.2 Spare parts (including circuits, coils and movements) are supplied on a no return, no refund basis.  These are restrictions placed upon Watch Bitz by the manufacturers.  In exceptional circumstances damaged Spare parts may be repaired at additional cost to the customer at the discretion of Watch Bitz.

9.3 In the case of Goods ordered in error or no longer required by the Buyer, the Buyer will be liable for the cost of delivery to Watch Bitz or collection by Watch Bitz.

9.4 The Buyer will be liable for the cost of remedying any damage to or loss of Goods returned where such damage or loss has, in the opinion of Watch Bitz, been caused by the Goods being inadequately packaged by the Buyer or through the Buyer's fault.

9.5 Watch Bitz reserves the right to make a handling and restocking charge per item of $25.00 or 10% of the value of the Goods (whichever is the greater) on Goods which are returned if they were ordered in error or are no longer required by the Buyer.

9.6 Goods not normally held in stock by Watch Bitz or that are subject to special order from the manufacturer/supplier ordered by the Buyer may not be returned and no such order may be cancelled.

10 No Waiver

10.1 Should Watch Bitz fail to insist upon strict adherence to the provisions of these Conditions the Buyer shall have no future right of waiver over any or all of these Conditions.

11 Notice

11.1 Any notice required by these terms and conditions will be sent to the Buyer at its registered office or principle place of business or such other address as is relevant at the time by first class post. Notice will be deemed to have been delivered 48 hours after posting (six days if overseas).

12 Enforceability

12.1 Should any of these terms or conditions be held to be unenforceable or invalid in whole or in part the remainder of the terms and conditions will not be affected.

13 Jurisdiction

13.1 Any contract arising from the agreement of Watch Bitz to supply Goods to the Buyer shall be governed by the laws of Australia and the Buyer agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Australian courts.

TERMS and CONDITIONS

Watch Bitz is a business to business Trade Wholesaler. By placing an order or request for quotation with Watch Bitz, you are accepting our terms and conditions. Your existing statutory rights are not affected by these conditions.

Watch Bitz - Terms & Conditions - September 2009

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