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AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS NUMBER
The Australian Business Number for Essential Building supplies Pty Ltd is 45 138 659 024.
CHANGES TO TERMS
Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) may, at any time, for any reason and without notice, make changes to:
(i) this Website, including its look, feel, format, and content, as well as
(ii) the products and/or services as described in this Website.
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SCOPE OF USE AND USER EMAIL
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COPYRIGHTS & TRADEMARKS
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GOVERNING LAW, LOCATION AND MISCELLANEOUS
You represent that you are a resident of Australia.
NO PROFESSIONAL ADVICE
The information available on the Website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. You should not construe this as legal, accounting or other professional advice. This Website is not intended for use by minors. YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR INSURANCE SPECIALIST, OR WITH YOUR LEGAL, TAX, FINANCIAL OR OTHER ADVISOR, AS APPROPRIATE.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users.
USERS SUBMISSIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS; PUBLIC AREAS
If you make any submission to an area of the Website accessed or accessible by the public (“Public Area”) or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) by email, you automatically represent and warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, you must not submit them to the Public Areas or to Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
Some of the forums (individual bulletin boards and posts on the social network, for instance) on the Website are not moderated or reviewed. Accordingly, Users will be held directly and solely responsible for the content of messages that are posted. While not moderating the forums, the Site reviewer will periodically perform an administrative review for the purpose of deleting messages that are old, have received few responses, are off topic or irrelevant, serve as advertisements or seem otherwise inappropriate. Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) has full discretion to delete messages. Users are encouraged to read the specific forum rules displayed in each discussion forum first before participating in that forum.
Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
(a) Record the dialogue in public chat rooms.
(b) Examine an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
(e) Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the Public Areas.
(f) Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards.
Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) has no liability or responsibility to users of the Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) Website or any other person or entity for performance or non-performance of the aforementioned activities.
All information relating to or disclosed by any party in connection with the arbitration of any disputes hereunder shall be treated by the parties, their representatives, and the arbitrator as proprietary business information. Such information shall not be disclosed by any party or their respective representatives without the prior written authorisation of the party furnishing such information. Such information shall not be disclosed by the arbitrator without the prior written authorisation of all parties. Each party shall bear the burden of its own counsel fees incurred in connection with any arbitration proceedings.
Judgment upon the award returned by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the parties or their assets or application of enforcement, as the case may be. Any award by the arbitrator shall be the sole and exclusive remedy of the parties. The parties hereby waive all rights to judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision and any award contained therein.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO, USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT (EVEN IFEssential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) OR THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER, ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR FILES, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO THE WEBSITE OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS). SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
A – This clause prevails over all other clauses and sets forth our entire Liability, and your sole and exclusive remedies, for:
1 – the performance, non-performance, purported performance or delay in performance of these Terms and Conditions or a Contract or the Site (or any part of it or them); or
2 – otherwise in relation to these Terms and Conditions or the entering into or performance of these Terms and Conditions.
– Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit:
– our Liability for (i) fraud; (ii) death or personal injury caused by our Breach of Duty; (iii) any breach of the obligations implied by law; or (iv) any other Liability which cannot be excluded or limited by applicable law; or
– your statutory rights as a consumer.
– In performing any obligation under these Terms and Conditions, our only duty is to exercise reasonable care and skill.
B – Subject to clause A :
– we do not warrant and we exclude all Liability in respect of the accuracy, completeness, fitness for purpose or legality of any information accessed using the Site; and we exclude all Liability of any kind for the transmission or the reception of or the failure to transmit or to receive any material of whatever nature; and
– you should not rely on any information accessed using the Site to make a purchasing decision – you should make your own enquiries before forming your own opinion and taking any action based on any such information.
C – Save as provided in clauses A, we do not accept and hereby exclude any Liability for Breach of Duty other than any such Liability arising pursuant to the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
D – Save as provided in clause A, we shall have no Liability for:
1. loss of revenue;
2. loss of actual or anticipated profits;
3. loss of contracts;
4. loss of the use of money;
5. loss of anticipated savings;
6. loss of business;
7. loss of operation time;
8. loss of opportunity;
9. loss of goodwill;
10. loss of reputation;
11. loss of, damage to or corruption of data; or
12. any indirect or consequential loss;
and such Liability is excluded whether it is foreseeable, known, foreseen or otherwise. For the avoidance of doubt, clauses 11.6(a) to 11.6(l) apply whether such losses are direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise.
E – Save as provided in clause A : 1- our total Liability under any Contract shall in no circumstances exceed, in aggregate, a sum equal to the greater of: i) $100; or ii) 110% of the value of the relevant Contract under which the cause of action arises; and
2- our total Liability to you or any third party shall not in any other circumstances exceed, in aggregate, a sum equal to the greater of: i) $100; or ii) 110% of any aggregate amount paid by you to us in the 12 months preceding any cause of action arising.
F – The limitation of Liability under clause D has effect in relation both to any Liability expressly provided for under these Terms and Conditions and to any Liability arising by reason of the invalidity or unenforceability of any term of these Terms and Conditions.
G – In these Terms and Conditions: 1 – “Liability” means liability in or for breach of contract, Breach of Duty, misrepresentation, restitution or any other cause of action whatsoever relating to or arising under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation, liability expressly provided for under these Terms and Conditions or arising by reason of the invalidity or unenforceability of any term of these Terms and Conditions (and for the purposes of this definition, all references to “these Terms and Conditions” shall be deemed to include any collateral contract); and
2 -“Breach of Duty” means the breach of any (i) obligation arising from the express or implied terms of a contract to take reasonable care or exercise reasonable skill in the performance of the contract or (ii) common law duty to take reasonable care or exercise reasonable skill (but not any stricter duty).
CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL (FORCE MAJEURE)
1. We shall not be liable to you for any breach, hindrance or delay in the performance of a Contract attributable to any cause beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation any natural disaster and unavoidable incident, actions of third parties (including without limitation hackers, suppliers, governments, quasi-governmental, supra-national or local authorities), insurrection, riot, civil commotion, war, hostilities, warlike operations, national emergencies, terrorism, piracy, arrests, restraints or detainments of any competent authority, strikes or combinations or lock-out of workmen, epidemic, fire, explosion, storm, flood, drought, weather conditions, earthquake, natural disaster, accident, mechanical breakdown, third party software, failure or problems with public utility supplies (including electrical, telecoms or Internet failure), shortage of or inability to obtain supplies, materials, equipment or transportation (“Event of Force Majeure”), regardless of whether the circumstances in question could have been foreseen.
2. Either you or we may terminate a Contract forthwith by written notice to the other in the event that the Event of Force Majeure lasts for a period of two Business Days or more, in which event neither you nor we shall be liable to the other by reason of such termination (other than for the refund of a Product already paid for by you and not delivered).
3. If we have contracted to provide identical or similar Products to more than one Customer and are prevented from fully meeting our obligations to you by reason of an Event of Force Majeure, we may decide at our absolute discretion which contracts we will perform and to what extent.
PLEASE NOTE: Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS)will not take any responsibility for plumbing costs if you book and pay for a plumber without inspecting the product to ensure the product is without fault.
For additional information, call Care Centre on Free Call 1300 275 327
Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) warrants that, should any part fail within twelve calendar months from the date of installation, except as set out below, that part will be replaced free of charge, provided the product is installed and used strictly in accordance with the instructions supplied, and that failure is not due to accident, misuse, abuse, unsuitable water conditions, or to any alteration, modification or repair by any party not expressly nominated by Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS). This warranty covers the cost of parts and not labors.
The warranty does not cover damage resulting from non-operation of the bathroom products, the use of non-authorised parts, or consequential damage to any other goods, furnishings or property. Furthermore, this warranty does not displace any statutory warranty, but, to the extent to which Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) is entitled to do so, the liability of homedesignplus under any statutory warranty will be limited at Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) option to the replacement of the bathroom products or supply of equivalent bathroom products.
Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.
Reproduction of colors is as accurate as photographic processes allow, but please note colors may vary slightly from what is displayed on your monitor.
This web site may be accessed in Australia and throughout the world. Essential Building Supplies Pty Ltd (EBS) makes no offer in or by this web site to sell any product or service in any country outside Australia and no representations that the content of this web site complies with the laws of any country outside Australia. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where you access the site. The use of this site is governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia.
Products, Availability & Assembly
Due to popularity or interruption of supply some items may be unavailable or out of stock. While we aim to ensure that information on this website is correct, sometimes errors do occur for which we apologise. Some items may require self-assembly. It may be necessary to make changes to product specifications. We reserve the right to make these changes at any time and without notice.