Terms and Conditions
- Acceptance of Terms:
The customer accepts that these conditions shall apply to all legal relations between itself and Perth Scientific Pty Ltd, to the exclusion of any other terms including any conditions, warranties or representations written, oral or implied, even if contained in the customers documents which purport to provide that the customers own terms shall prevail. No variation of these conditions shall be valid unless in writing signed by Perth Scientific Pty Ltd to the customer.
- Acceptance of Orders:
All orders received shall be understood to be placed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Perth Scientific Pty Ltd reserves the right to accept or reject any order for goods. Perth Scientific Pty Ltd is under no obligation to supply goods if bona fide doubts as to the customer’s solvency exist. Perth Scientific Pty Ltd may in such circumstances withhold goods contracted to be sold to the customer without repudiation of the contract being implied or expressed or any legal proceedings being necessary.
- Pricing and Description of Goods:
All prices for goods published or quoted by Perth Scientific Pty Ltd are in Australian dollars exclusive of GST and are subjected to alteration without notice. In the event of any increase caused by circumstances beyond Perth Scientific Pty Ltd.’s control, Perth Scientific Pty Ltd reserves the right to revise the prices for goods affected by the increase. All brands, types or styles of goods published for sale by Perth Scientific Pty Ltd are indicative only and may be replaced by an equal or better product. All published dimensions are nominal only.
- Quotations, Tenders, Invoices Validity and Errors:
All quotation and tender expiry dates will be thirty (30) days from the date the quotation/tender was issued. Perth Scientific Pty Ltd reserves the right to amend any errors and omissions in quotations and invoices and to charge increases in import duty, currency exchange rates and other government charges to the customer’s account.
Packaging materials and method of consignment shall be at Perth Scientific Pty Ltd discretion. Special charges may apply to customers specific packaging or consignment requirements. Perth Scientific Pty Ltd will make all reasonable efforts to have the goods delivered on time. Perth Scientific Pty Ltd will not be under any liability for any loss, penalty, injury, or non-delivery, from any cause at all. Supply of goods quoted from stock is subject to the goods being available at the time the purchase order is placed.
- Online Orders:
Perth Scientific Pty Ltd offers our online customers free delivery of orders over $150 + GST anywhere in Australia (excluding Australian offshore territories). Surcharges will apply to products that fall into the following categories; Bulk Orders (weight greater than 25kg or a pallet is required), Dangerous goods surcharge ($45 + GST) if your order contains any dangerous goods (DG) and products that require refrigeration (ice bricks) during delivery. All courier rates are subject to change without notice.
- Payment and Title of Goods:
Payment of all goods supplied to customers with a credit account will be made within thirty (30) days of receipt of invoice or as otherwise advised on the invoice. Perth Scientific Pty Ltd reserves the right to withhold further deliveries until payment is received of any overdue amount. Title to the goods will not pass to the customer until Perth Scientific Pty Ltd has received payment in full. The customer irrevocably gives Perth Scientific Pty Ltd, its agents and servants, leave and license, without the necessity of giving any notice to enter at any time on and into the premises occupied or controlled by the customer, forcibly if necessary, to inspect, search for and remove any of the goods in which title has not passed to the customer, if any dept owing from the customer to Perth Scientific Pty Ltd is not paid by the due date.
- Returns must first be authorised by Perth Scientific Pty Ltd and a Returned Goods Authority (RGA) form obtained which is valid for 30 days of receipt of Goods.
- To obtain a Goods Returned No. the date of purchase and the original Invoice No. must be quoted. Returns are subject to a 20% restocking fee and will only be accepted if the Goods and packaging are received in an unused and original condition. All freight costs incurred in returning the Goods to Perth Scientific Pty Ltd will be at the cost of the customer unless Perth Scientific Pty Ltd has agreed in writing to accept the return of freight costs.
- To the extent permissible by law, Goods specially purchased, manufactured, machined, or cut to size to the Customer’s specifications are not returnable.
- Goods specially ordered by Perth Scientific from an overseas source are not covered by this 30-Day Return Policy.
Perth Scientific Pty Ltd may ignore any claim for supply shortages or delivery discrepancies not notified to Perth Scientific Pty Ltd within seven (7) days of delivery. Perth Scientific Pty Ltd may ignore any claim for replacement of goods supplied if:
- Perth Scientific Pty Ltd is not permitted to inspect the goods on request.
- The goods were free of faults, defects, and damage on supply; or
- There is reasonable evidence that the goods were damaged after supply by misuse or unreasonable use.
All instruments and accessories, including consumable items such as electronic tubes and batteries, are guaranteed to be free from defects in material and workmanship in accordance with manufacturer’s warranty. This warranty is offered on an ex-works basis and the customer will be responsible for the transport to Perth Scientific Pty Ltd.’s warehouse and/or the manufacture’s warehouse should this be required. Damaged or malfunction due to misuse or use not in accordance with written instructions provided is excluded from this warranty.
- Installations and Commissioning:
All equipment shall be installed and commissioned by an at the expense of the customer unless otherwise agreed to in writing or otherwise stated in writing by Perth Scientific Pty Ltd. In the case of equipment which Perth Scientific Pty Ltd undertakes to install, it is the customer’s responsibility to provide all service utilities required, e.g., electrical power outlets, water outlets, drains, compressed air lines etc. If special handling equipment is required such as heavy lift gear of movement of the equipment at the installation site, the cost of hiring or using such equipment and any associated charges will be additions to the customer’s account. Installation may be at the time of the delivery or as soon as practical thereafter.
- Debt Collection fees:
The customer is liable for any debt collection service fees incurred in respect of any outstanding and overdue debts that the customer owes to Perth Scientific Pty Ltd.
Other brands or protected terms, symbols or illustrations are used for reference purposes and without any claim of ownership. Reproduced trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
- Limitation of Remedies and Liabilities:
In no event Perth Scientific Pty Ltd be liable for indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including loss of profits). Where it is proven that the services provided were defected, and directly caused property damage, then Perth Scientific Pty Ltd.’s liability will not exceed the purchase price of the products or services.
Perth Scientific Pty Ltd.’s failure to exercise any of its rights in these Terms and Conditions will not constitute or deemed a waiver or forfeiture of such rights. Any dispute regarding the interpretation or validity of these Terms and Conditions will be governed by the laws of the State of Western Australia.