Terms + Conditions
Effective 7 October 2020
Welcome to www.skittlelane.com
We would appreciate if you would take some time to read the conditions set out below as they apply to your use and enjoyment of our Site.
CONSENT TO SITE TERMS
By accessing and using this Site, our social media channels and any other materials made available to you or provided to you on this Site, whether made available for purchase or not, you are taken to accept our Terms.
By using the Site, accessing or purchasing any products or services, you warrant that:
(a) you are over 18 years of age and have the legal capacity to enter into a legally binding contract;
(b) have read and accepted these Terms; and
(c) will comply with these Terms.
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
We reserve the right to change or modify these Terms at any time consistent with applicable laws and principles, without notice to you. These changes will be effective as of the date we post the revised version on this Site. It is your responsibility to review these Terms prior to use and periodically throughout your use of our Site and services. If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms, you should not use this Site.
By remaining on this Site and your continued use of this Site is deemed acceptance of any modifications or amendment of these Terms. You may also may accept these terms where you click “Agree” or “Accept” or “Buy” where such an option is made available to you during your use of the Site. If you’re uncertain about the Terms or anything else on our Site, please don’t hesitate to contact us before completing any purchase.
The Site, products and services contain intellectual property owned by us and / or by third-parties that license the content to us (“Third-Party Licensed Intellectual Property”), including, without limitation, trademarks, copyrights, proprietary information, designs, patents and other intellectual property rights, as well as the business name, logo, all designs, text, videos, audio files, graphics, other files, and software (“Content”). Your use of the Site, the services and access to any content does not grant or transfer any rights, title or interest to you in relation to this Site, the services, products or the content.
No Commercial Use
You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever the Site, services or the Content, our Intellectual Property and Third-Party Licensed Intellectual Property in whole or in part without our prior written consent. We reserve the right to immediately remove your access to our Site, products and services, Content, without refund, if you are found to be violating these Terms.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our Site and social media channels may have links to other sites operated by third parties. Unless we expressly tell you otherwise, we do not in any way, endorse, control or approve of and nor are we responsible for the content on those websites. It’s up to you to decide if those websites and their content work for you, and we recommend that you investigate and do your homework to find that out.
CREATING AN ACCOUNT
To place orders and access some features of the Site, you may have to register an account. This means you’ll have to give us accurate information including your name, your business name, address, a valid email address and telephone number and you must be at least 18 years old. You warrant that any information you provide during the account set up process is accurate and correct at the time you provide the information and that you’ll update information should there be any changes to the information provided. You’ll be solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account (including orders placed on your account) so keep your account password secure.
We reserve the right to suspend or cancel your account at any time, in our sole discretion, if you breach any provision of the Terms or applicable law or where your conduct impacts our reputation.
PRICES AND PAYMENT
All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and are inclusive of any Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST) (as applicable). The prices indicated on the Site may change at anytime without advance notice to you. If you’ve purchased our products or services, it will be charged at the price in force at the time a customer’s order is validated.
We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the product or service without notice at any time. We shall not be liable to you, or to a third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the product or service.
We may from time to time provide discounted products and / or services. You may only use one discount code with each purchase. We reserve the right to reject or cancel any orders where you add more than one discount code. We allow you to use discount codes strictly on the terms and conditions upon which they were issued which, amongst other things, may include terms relating to your eligibility to use them and a maximum order value. Discount codes and/or vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.
We offer visitors who want to purchase from our Site the option to pay for the products and / or services by credit card or such other method of payment as notified by us from time to time. You acknowledge and agree to make timely and full payments to us for the products and/or services purchased. Where you use a credit card, you warrant that you have the necessary rights and authority to use that credit card. You authorise us to automatically charge the credit card on file for any and all payment balances owed and agree to keep all billing information current at all times. Where you fail to make payment or payment is declined for any reason, we may revoke your access to the products.
INFORMATION AND ADVICE
Our Site may have articles and content that is of a general nature and is not intended to constitute or replace professional advice for individual or specific situations and does not take into account your specific needs or circumstances. The information contained on the Site is not a substitute for obtaining advice specific to your circumstances from a qualified professional.
We do our best to ensure that the colours of any products are accurately displaced, please note, that on occasion the colour on our Site may seem different, depending on the device you use this can be for a number of reasons which are outside of our reasonable control, and may not accurately reflect the colour of the product.
By referencing any products or services on our Site, including any processes or other information, this does not constitute or imply our endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the products or services.
SUBMITTING CONTENT TO SITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA
We always appreciate interaction on our social media channels and feedback about our Site, products and services, as it helps us to improve our Site and our products and services. Through the use of this Site, you may be invited to submit a review, you can also comment on our blog or other parts of our Site or interact with us via our social media channels. We love to hear from you!
Where you do decide to submit such feedback or comments, you represent and warrant that (a) you are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property and any other rights in that content (or have the right to use that content with appropriate consents and permissions) (b) give us permission to post or otherwise use that feedback on our social media or other channels and (c) you waive any and all existing and future moral rights (as defined in the Copyright Act 1968(Cth) in the content you provide us; (d) the content does not violate these Terms; and (e) you are at least 18 years old.
We reserve the right to remove a review or comment if such review or comment contains (a) libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material; (b) attacks our employees or another contributor; (c) contains material that discloses your personal information; or (d) is unrelated to the post or content to which you have reviewed or commented on.
Our Site and social media channels may feature user reviews of the products and/or services as well as blogs by guest bloggers, these reviews and content of the guest blogs in no way represent the views or opinions Skittle Lane Roasters or its owners, shareholders, employees or others, but are the sole product of its creator. We disclaim all liability with respect to any content submitted by the user or guest blogger.
We may from time to time run competitions through this Site and / or through our social media channels. Your participation in those competitions is subject to these Terms and any terms and conditions that are specific to each competition. The laws of NSW will govern all competitions run by us.
In addition to any other prohibitions, you must not, under any circumstances use the Site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances and (d) attempt to change, remove, deface, hack or otherwise interfere with this Site or any material or content displaced on the Site.
WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS
This Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and to the fullest extent permitted by law we make no representations or warranties about our Site and / or the products or services including that:
- they are suitable, reliable, complete, secure, accurate or fit for any particular purpose;
- access will be free of any harmful components (including viruses) or other code that is harmful or may assist in causing harm; or
- there is no possibility of failure to store communications or other data.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, in no event are we responsible for any losses and expenses however arising, including without limitation, any direct, indirect and/or present, unascertained, future or contingent, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit or projected profit, loss or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character arising from or in connection with your use of our Site and /or our products or services, your inability to access our Site, interruption or outage of our Site or the fact that content on our Site or in our services is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. Our liability for any breach of a condition or warranty under these Terms shall be limited to the extent provided for by the Australian Consumer Law (Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010).
OUR RIGHT TO BE INDEMNIFIED BY YOU
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, you agree to indemnify, and hold us and our related entities, affiliates, and our and their respective officers, agents and employees harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, (including reasonable legal fees on a full indemnity basis), made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of this Site in violation of these Terms and/or arising from a breach of these Terms and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set out in these Terms or your breach of any law or the rights of a third party.
BREACH AND TERMINATION
The agreement constituted between us by your use of the Site may be terminated (a) where you breach any provision of these Terms; or (b) at any time by us without notice, in which case all disclaimers and limitations of liability will survive termination, and you will no longer be authorised to access the Site.
If any term or provision of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, such provision will be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent allowed by law and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.
CEASING OUR WEBSITE
We have the right to discontinue this Site. If we decide to do this, it can be at any time and may be without notice to you. We may also exclude any person from using our Site, at any time and at our sole discretion. We will not be responsible for any liability you may suffer arising from or in connection with any such discontinuance or exclusion.
We are permitted to assign, transfer and subcontract our rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, you are not permitted to assign, transfer or subcontract your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
All Terms shall be construed in accordance with and governed in all respects by the laws of the State of NSW, Australia. In relation to any dispute, we ask that you contact us in the first instance so that both parties can, acting in good faith, resolve the dispute to our mutual satisfaction as quickly, cost effectively and efficiently as possible. Where a dispute cannot be resolved, you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of NSW, Australia.
Our Returns Policy forms part of, and must be read in conjunction with, our Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to change this Returns Policy at any time. It is important that you check your order or items upon receipt and always before use. If any errors occur or issues arise, then these need to be reported to us immediately so that we can investigate. Our Returns Policy does not affect your statutory rights.
NO REFUNDS, NO RETURNS, NO EXCHANGES on coffee bean sales, due to them being a perishable product. All coffee bean sales are final. No exceptions.
No refunds on any retail products unless an item is proven to be damaged or faulty. Retail products, other than coffee beans, can be exchanged or a credit note can be issued if the product is unused, not damaged, in its original packaging, and returned within 7 days from purchase. All exchanges must be accompanied by a receipt of purchase.
DAMAGED OR FAULTY PRODUCTS
We take care to pack your products carefully so that they won't get damaged in transit. If, for whatever reason, they arrive damaged or faulty, we ask that you let us know within 24 hours of receiving them in the mail.
We will arrange for the damaged or faulty product to be returned to us and you can let us know whether you would like us to either:
- send a replacement to you; or
- provide you with a refund.
Please see details below on how to organise a return.
We do not offer refunds for CHANGE OF MIND, however we are happy to offer an exchange or credit note if returned to us within 7 days following purchase. All items must be unused, undamaged, and in original packaging with labels/tags still attached. The return of a change of mind exchange is at the cost of the purchaser.
HOW TO RETURN PRODUCTS (NOT APPLICABLE FOR COFFEE BEANS)
To return a wrong, faulty or damaged product, please follow the simple steps below:
- To let us know the issue and that you would like to arrange a product return. We will advise the best address for you to send the products back to. Contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Pack and seal the item/s in their original shipping package and post them back to us.
- We will organise a refund or replacement depending on the option you have selected. Please allow for up to 14 days to process a refund. Note that replacement delivery timeframes are subject to stock availability.
HOW TO RETURN CHANGE OF MIND PRODUCTS FOR EXCHANGE (NOT APPLICABLE FOR COFFEE BEANS)
To return a change of mind product, please follow the simple steps below:
- To let us know you would like to arrange a product return. We will advise the best address for you to send the products to. Contact us via email@example.com
- Pack and seal the item/s in their original shipping package and post them back to us.
- Provided that we receive the products in their unused and unopened condition we will arrange for a credit note to be provided. Your credit note is awarded after the return item has been received by Skittle Lane. Please keep all email references regarding your credit note.
We recommend that you return the product via Registered post. Skittle Lane will not be responsible for parcels lost or damaged in transit if you choose not to return by Registered post.
WILL YOU REFUND MY POSTAGE COSTS TO RETURN AN ITEM?
We are more than happy to refund postage costs to return an item where the return is required due to our error for example:
- If the item is damaged or faulty; or
- If we sent you the wrong item.
We ship domestically within Australia and Internationally. Your orders will be dispatched and posted within 5 business days. We roast different coffees on different days, dependant on the weekly roasting schedule.
Once your order is dispatched, shipping time will vary depending on the type of shipping selected. Shipping timeframes is the responsibility of the shipping company. We cannot alter or manipulate shipping timeframes, as they are dictated by Australia Post and Sendle.
Please contact us for international shipping rates.
Please note that the delivery times specified are approximates as provided by Australia Post and Sendle and we cannot guarantee these delivery times. Delivery timeframes, questions and concerns need to be taken up with the mentioned shipping company.
Once a parcel has been delivered to your delivery address, we take no responsibility for any damage or theft that may occur. If you will not be present to accept delivery of your parcel or feel that your address is unsafe to leave a parcel unattended, we recommend sending your order to a work address. Where providing a work address, please always include the level (if a multi storey building) and the name of the company as Australia Post/Sendle will return to sender (Skittle Lane) if you do not make these details clear. We can redeliver parcels where address is incomplete, or has been incorrectly provided, this will incur delivery charge to you of $15 for standard registered post or $25 for express post, plus a $3 reprocessing fee.
If a product gets returned to Skittle Lane due to an incorrect address provided or if you do not pick up your attempted delivery from Australia Post or a Sendle pick up hub, you will not be refunded for the cost of freight, nor the cost of the coffee. The cost of redelivery is as mentioned above. Returned coffee will be discarded and there will be no refund.