Please View our Terms and Conditions below.
Please View our Terms and Conditions below.
1.1 “Seller” means Bris Aluminium Pty Ltd, its successors and assigns or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of Bris Aluminium Pty Ltd.
1.2 “Client” means the person/s, entities or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of the Client requesting the Seller to provide the Services as specified in any proposal, quotation, order, invoice or other documentation, and:
1.3 “Goods” means all Goods or Services supplied by the Seller 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).
1.4 “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.
1.5 “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.
1.6 “Price” means the Price payable (plus any GST where applicable) for the Goods as agreed between the Seller and the Client in accordance with clause 5
1.7 “GST” means Goods and Services Tax (GST) as defined within the “A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999” (Cth).
2.1 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.
2.2 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.
2.3 Any amendment to the terms and conditions contained in this Contract may only be amended in writing by the consent of both parties.
2.4 Goods are supplied by the Seller only on the terms and condition of trade herein to the exclusion of anything to the contrary in the terms of the Client’s order notwithstanding that any such order is placed on terms that purport to override these terms and conditions of trade.
2.5 In the event that the Goods and/or Services provided by the Seller are the subject of an insurance claim that the Client has made, then the Client shall be responsible for the payment of any monies payable to the insurance Seller and agrees to honour their obligation for payment for such transactions invoiced by the Seller and shall ensure payment is made by the due date irrespective of whether the insurance claim is successful.
2.6 The Client acknowledges that the supply of Goods on credit shall not take effect until the Client has completed a credit application with the Seller and it has been approved with a credit limit established for the account.
2.7 In the event that the supply of Goods request exceeds the Clients credit limit and/or the account exceeds the payment terms, the Seller reserves the right to refuse delivery.
2.8 The Seller reserves the right to substitute comparable Goods (or components of the Goods), and in all such cases the Seller will notify the Client in advance of any such substitution.
2.9 Electronic signatures shall be deemed to be accepted by either party providing that the parties have complied with Section 14 of the Electronic Transactions (Queensland) Act 2001 or any other applicable provisions of that Act or any Regulations referred to in that Act.
3. Errors and Omissions
3.1 The Client acknowledges and accepts that the Seller shall, without prejudice, accept no liability in respect of any alleged or actual error(s) and/or omission(s):
3.2 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 Seller; the Client shall not be entitled to treat this Contract as repudiated nor render it invalid.
4. Change in Control
4.1 The Client shall give the Seller 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, or business practice). The Client shall be liable for any loss incurred by the Seller as a result of the Client’s failure to comply with this clause.
5. Price and Payment
5.1 At the Seller’s sole discretion the Price shall be either:
5.2 The Seller reserves the right to change the Price if a variation to the Seller’s quotation is requested. Any variation from the plan of scheduled Services or specifications (including, but not limited to, any variation as a result of additional Services required due to unforeseen circumstances or as a result of any increase to the Seller’s in the cost of materials and labour) will be charged for on the basis of the Seller’s quotation, and will be detailed in writing, and shown as variations on the Seller’s invoice. The Client shall be required to respond to any variation submitted by the Seller within ten (10) working days. Failure to do so will entitle the Seller 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
5.3 At the Seller’s sole discretion a non-refundable deposit may be required.
5.4 Time for payment for the Goods being of the essence, the Price will be payable by the Client on the date/s determined by the Seller, which may be:
5.5 Payment may be made by cash, cheque, bank cheque, electronic/on-line banking, or by any other method as agreed to between the Client and the Seller.
5.6 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 Seller nor to withhold payment of any invoice because part of that invoice is in dispute.
5.7 Unless otherwise stated the Price does not include GST. In addition to the Price the Client must pay to the Seller an amount equal to any GST the Seller must pay for any supply by the Seller 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.
6. Delivery of Goods
6.1 Delivery (“Delivery”) of the Goods is taken to occur at the time that:
6.2 At the Seller’s sole discretion the cost of delivery is either included in the Price or is in addition to the Price.
6.3 The Client must take delivery by receipt or collection of the Goods whenever they are tendered for delivery. In the event that the Client is unable to take delivery of the Goods as arranged then the Seller shall be entitled to charge a reasonable fee for redelivery and/or storage.
6.4 The Seller may deliver the Goods in separate instalments. Each separate instalment shall be invoiced and paid in accordance with the provisions in these terms and conditions.
6.5 Delivery of the Goods to a third party nominated by the Client is deemed to be delivery to the Client for the purposes of this agreement.
6.6 Any time or date given by the Seller to the Client is an estimate only. The Client must still accept delivery of the Goods even if late and the Seller will not be liable for any loss or damage incurred by the Client as a result of the delivery being late.
7.1 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.
7.2 If any of the Goods are damaged or destroyed following delivery but prior to ownership passing to the Client, the Seller is entitled to receive all insurance proceeds payable for the Goods. The production of these terms and conditions by the Seller is sufficient evidence of the Seller’s rights to receive the insurance proceeds without the need for any person dealing with the Seller to make further enquiries.
7.3 If the Client requests the Seller to leave Goods outside the Seller’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.
7.4 The Seller 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 Seller accepts no responsibility for any loss, damages, or costs however resulting from these inaccurate plans, specifications or other information.
7.5 The Client acknowledges that Goods supplied may exhibit variations in shade, colour, texture, surface and finish, and may fade or change colour over time. The Seller will make every effort to match batches of product supplied in order to minimise such variations but shall not be liable in any way whatsoever where such variations occur.
7.6 Holes, cut outs and cutting of the Goods may weaken the strength of the Goods. The Seller accepts no responsibility where such Goods (that are subject to holes and cut outs) are installed.
7.7 The Client acknowledges that where a powder coated and/or an anodised surface finish has been selected, slight colour variation may occur between the main unit frame and any installation trims used due to the difference in aluminium alloys available and manufacturing standards and tolerances shall not be deemed to be a defect in the Goods.
8. Suitability for Applications
8.1 To the extent permitted by law, no condition is made or to be implied, nor is any warranty given, or to be implied as to the life or wear of the Goods supplied or that they will be suitable for any particular purpose, or for use under specific conditions, notwithstanding that such purpose or conditions may be known or made known to the Seller. Whilst the Seller supplies products in accordance with specific manufacturing standards, it is the Client’s responsibility to ensure that the Goods comply with the requirements of the applicable Australian Glazing Standards and codes pf particular glazing applications. The Seller reserves the right to sub-contract the production, manufacture or supply of the whole or any part of the Goods or any materials or Services to be supplied.
9. Dimensions, Plans and Specifications
9.1 All customary building industry tolerances shall apply to the dimensions and measurements of the Goods unless the Seller and the Client agree otherwise in writing.
10.1 The Client shall ensure that the Seller has clear and free access to the work site at all times to enable them to undertake the Services. The Seller 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 Seller.
11. Compliance with Laws
11.1 The Client and the Seller 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.
11.2 The Client shall obtain (at the expense of the Client) all licenses, permits and approvals etc. that may be required for the Services.
11.3 The Client agrees that the site will comply with any work health and safety (WHS) laws and any other relevant safety standards or legislation.
12.1 The Seller and the Client agree that ownership of the Goods shall not pass until:
12.2 Receipt by the Seller 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.
12.3 It is further agreed that:
13. Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (“PPSA”)
13.1 In this clause financing statement, financing change statement, security agreement, and security interest has the meaning given to it by the PPS
13.2 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 creates a security interest in all Goods and/or collateral (account) – being a monetary obligation of the Client to the Seller for Services – that have previously been supplied and that will be supplied in the future by the Seller to the Client.
13.3 The Client undertakes to:
13.4 The Seller and the Client agree that sections 96, 115 and 125 of the PPSA do not apply to the security agreement created by these terms and conditions.
13.5 The Client waives their rights to receive notices under sections 95, 118, 121(4), 130, 132(3)(d) and 132(4) of the PPSA.
13.6 The Client waives their rights as a grantor and/or a debtor under sections 142 and 143 of the PPSA.
13.7 Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Seller, the Client waives their right to receive a verification statement in accordance with section 157 of the PPSA.
13.8 The Client must unconditionally ratify any actions taken by the Seller under clauses 3 to 13.5.
13.9 Subject to any express provisions to the contrary nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to have the effect of contracting out of any of the provisions of the PPSA.
14. Security and Charge
14.1 In consideration of the Seller agreeing to supply the Goods, 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).
14.2 The Client indemnifies the Seller from and against all the Seller’s costs and disbursements including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis incurred in exercising the Seller’s rights under this clause.
14.3 The Client irrevocably appoints the Seller and each director of the Seller as the Client’s true and lawful attorney/s to perform all necessary acts to give effect to the provisions of this clause 14 including, but not limited to, signing any document on the Client’s behalf.
15. Defects, Warranties and Returns, Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA)
15.1 The Client must inspect the Goods on delivery and must within forty-eight (48) hours of delivery notify the Seller in writing of any evident defect/damage, shortage in quantity, or failure to comply with the description or quote. The Client must notify any other alleged defect in the Goods as soon as reasonably possible after any such defect becomes evident. Upon such notification the Client must allow the Seller to inspect the Goods.
15.2 Under applicable State, Territory and Commonwealth Law (including, without limitation the CCA), certain statutory implied guarantees and warranties (including, without limitation the statutory guarantees under the CCA) may be implied into these terms and conditions (Non-Excluded Guarantees).
15.3 The Seller acknowledges that nothing in these terms and conditions purports to modify or exclude the Non-Excluded Guarantees.
15.4 Except as expressly set out in these terms and conditions or in respect of the Non-Excluded Guarantees, the Seller makes no warranties or other representations under these terms and conditions including but not limited to the quality or suitability of the Goods. The Seller’s liability in respect of these warranties is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.
15.5 If the Client is a consumer within the meaning of the CCA, the Seller’s liability is limited to the extent permitted by section 64A of Schedule 2.
15.6 If the Seller is required to replace the Goods under this clause or the CCA, but is unable to do so, the Seller may refund any money the Client has paid for the Goods.
15. 7 If the Client is not a consumer within the meaning of the CCA, the Seller’s liability for any defect or damage in the Goods is:
15.8 Subject to this clause 15, returns will only be accepted provided that:
15.9 Notwithstanding clauses 1 to 15.8 but subject to the CCA, the Seller shall not be liable for any defect or damage which may be caused or partly caused by or arise as a result of:
15.10 Not withstanding anything contained in this clause if the Seller is required by a law to accept a return then the Seller will only accept a return on the conditions imposed by that law.
16. Fit For Purpose
16.1 The Client agrees that the Seller shall not be liable for any:
17. Intellectual Property
17.1 Where the Seller has designed, drawn or developed Goods for the Client, then the copyright in any designs and drawings and documents shall remain the property of the Seller. Under no circumstances may such designs, drawings and documents be used without the express written approval of the Seller.
17.2 The Client warrants that all designs, specifications or instructions given to the Seller will not cause the Seller to infringe any patent, registered design or trademark in the execution of the Client’s order and the Client agrees to indemnify the Seller against any action taken by a third party against the Seller in respect of any such infringement.
17.3 The Client agrees that the Seller may (at no cost) use for the purposes of marketing or entry into any competition, any documents, designs, drawings or Goods which the Seller has created for the Client.
18. Default and Consequences of Default
18.1 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 Seller’s sole discretion such interest shall compound monthly at such a rate) after as well as before any judgment.
18.2 If the Client owes the Seller any money the Client shall indemnify the Seller from and against all costs and disbursements incurred by the Seller in recovering the debt (including but not limited to internal administration fees, legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis, the Seller’s contract default fee, and bank dishonour fees).
18.3 Further to any other rights or remedies the Seller may have under this contract, if a Client has made payment to the Seller, 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 Seller under this clause 18 where it can be proven that such reversal is found to be illegal, fraudulent or in contravention to the Client’s obligations under this agreement.
18.4 Without prejudice to any other remedies the Seller 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 Seller may suspend or terminate the supply of Goods to the Client. The Seller will not be liable to the Client for any loss or damage the Client suffers because the Seller has exercised its rights under this clause.
18.5 Without prejudice to the Seller’s other remedies at law the Seller shall be entitled to cancel all or any part of any order of the Client which remains unfulfilled and all amounts owing to the Seller shall, whether or not due for payment, become immediately payable if:
19.1 The Seller may cancel any contract to which these terms and conditions apply or cancel delivery of Goods at any time before the Goods are delivered by giving written notice to the Client. On giving such notice the Seller shall repay to the Client any money paid by the Client for the Goods. The Seller shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from such cancellation.
19.2 In the event that the Client cancels delivery of Goods the Client shall be liable for any and all loss incurred (whether direct or indirect) by the Seller as a direct result of the cancellation (including, but not limited to, any loss of profits).
19.3 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.
20. 1 All emails, documents, images or other recorded information held or used by the Seller is Personal Information, as defined and referred to in clause 3, and therefore considered Confidential Information. The Seller acknowledges its obligation in relation to the handling, use, disclosure and processing of Personal Information pursuant to the Privacy Act 1988 (“the Act”) including the Part IIIC of the Act being Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (NDB) and any statutory requirements, where relevant in a European Economic Area (“EEA”), under the EU Data Privacy Laws (including the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”) (collectively, “EU Data Privacy Laws”). The Seller acknowledges that in the event it becomes aware of any data breaches and/or disclosure of the Clients Personal Information, held by the Seller that may result in serious harm to the Client, the Seller 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.
20.2 Notwithstanding clause 1, privacy limitations will extend to the Seller in respect of Cookies where transactions for purchases/orders transpire directly from the Seller’s website. The Seller 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:
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 Seller’s website.
20.3 The Client agrees for the Seller to obtain from a credit reporting body (CRB) a credit report containing personal credit information (e.g. 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) about the Client in relation to credit provided by the Seller.
20.4 The Client agrees that the Seller may exchange information about the Client with those credit providers and with related body corporates for the following purposes:
20.5 The Client consents to the Seller being given a consumer credit report to collect overdue payment on commercial credit.
20.6 The Client agrees that personal credit information provided may be used and retained by the Seller for the following purposes (and for other agreed purposes or required by):
20.7 The Seller may give information about the Client to a CRB for the following purposes:
20.8 The information given to the CRB may include:
20.9 The Client shall have the right to request (by e-mail) from the Seller:
20.10 The Seller will destroy Personal Information upon the Client’s request (by e-mail) or if it is no longer required unless it is required in order to fulfil the obligations of this Contract or is required to be maintained and/or stored in accordance with the law.
20.11 The Client can make a privacy complaint by contacting the Seller via e-mail. The Seller will respond to that complaint within seven (7) days of receipt and will take all reasonable steps to make a decision as to the complaint within thirty (30) days of receipt of the complaint. In the event that the Client is not satisfied with the resolution provided, the Client can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner at www.oaic.gov.au
21. Unpaid Seller’s Rights
21.1 Where the Client has left any item with the Seller for repair, modification, exchange or for the Seller to perform any other service in relation to the item and the Seller has not received or been tendered the whole of any monies owing to it by the Client, the Seller shall have, until all monies owing to the Seller are paid:
21.2 The lien of the Seller shall continue despite the commencement of proceedings, or judgment for any monies owing to the Seller having been obtained against the Client.
22. Dispute Resolution
22.1 If a dispute arises between the parties to this contract then either party shall send to the other party a notice of dispute in writing adequately identifying and providing details of the dispute. Within fourteen (14) days after service of a notice of dispute, the parties shall confer at least once, to attempt to resolve the dispute. At any such conference each party shall be represented by a person having authority to agree to a resolution of the dispute. In the event that the dispute cannot be so resolved either party may by further notice in writing delivered by hand or sent by certified mail to the other party refer such dispute to arbitration. Any arbitration shall be:
23. Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017
23.1 At the Seller’s sole discretion, if there are any disputes or claims for unpaid Goods and/or Services then the provisions of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 may apply.
23.2 Nothing in this contract is intended to have the effect of contracting out of any applicable provisions of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 of Queensland, except to the extent permitted by the Act where applicable.
24.1 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.
24.2 These terms and conditions and any contract to which they apply shall be governed by the laws of Queensland in which the Seller has its principal place of business, and are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts in Queensland.
24.3 Subject to clause 15, the Seller 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 Seller of these terms and conditions (alternatively the Seller’s liability shall be limited to damages which under no circumstances shall exceed the Price of the Goods).
24.4 The Seller may licence and/or assign all or any part of its rights and/or obligations under this contract without the Client’s consent.
24.5 The Seller may sub-contract all or any part of its rights and/or obligations under this contract with the written consent of the Client, which shall not be unreasonably withheld. Where the Seller elects to sub-contract out any part of the Services, it shall not be relieved from any liability or obligation under this contract by so doing. Furthermore, the Client agrees and accepts that it has no authority to give any instruction to any of the Seller’s sub-contractors without the authority of the Seller.
24.6 The Client agrees that the Seller 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 Seller to provide Goods to the Client.
24.7 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.
24.8 Both parties warrant that they have the power to enter into this agreement and have obtained all necessary authorisations to allow them to do so, they are not insolvent and that this agreement creates binding and valid legal obligations on them.