Terms & Conditions

1. Entire Agreement

1.1 These Terms and Conditions, any proposal or tender document and the order you place with us constitute the entire agreement between us and cannot be varied except in writing signed by both parties.  There are no representations, warranties, terms, conditions, undertakings or collateral agreements express or implied, verbal or written, between the parties other than as expressly set forth in these documents.

1.2 In the case of any conflict between the Terms and Conditions any proposal or tender document and the order, the proposed tender document shall prevail.


2. Ordering Goods

When placing an order with UPS Solutions it must be accompanied by a signed written order.  All verbal orders whether made in person or by telephone must be confirmed in writing.

 

3. Price

The price of the goods is stated in the order and unless otherwise specified includes all costs including but not limited to the following:

(i) all taxes, levies and duties;

(ii) all labeling and packaging charges;

(iii) all charges for packaging, shipping, carriage, freight and delivery to and off-   loading of the goods to the Delivery Address; and all insurance costs.

(iv) all insurance costs.

 

4. Delivery

4.1 All delivery times given by UPS Solutions will be between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm (unless otherwise agreed in writing with a representative of UPS Solutions). UPS Solutions does not guarantee next day delivery.

4.2 Any time or date for delivery given by UPS Solutions is intended as an estimate only.  UPS Solutions not responsible for the consequences of delay or non-delivery, however arising.  If you cancel the order or orders as a result of delay in delivery outside the reasonable control of UPS Solutions, UPS Solutions reserves the right to charge a cancellation fee of 50% of the original invoice price.

4.3 In the event that UPS Solutions delivers goods to you and you are not available to receive the goods, UPS Solutions reserves the right to charge additional fees for all costs incurred as a result of having to deliver the goods on another day suitable to you and to UPS Solutions.

4.4 All delivery and freight charges are based on information provided by you and UPS Solutions reserves the right to charge additional fees for all costs incurred as a result of incomplete or inaccurate information provided by you to UPS Solutions.

4.5 It is your responsibility to inform UPS Solutions of any stairs, height restrictions or any obstacles to the delivery point in writing prior to delivery.  UPS Solutions is not responsible for the consequences of delay, non- delivery or damage as a result of any failure to inform UPS Solutions of any obstacles to the delivery point in writing prior to delivery.  UPS Solution reserves the right to charge additional fees for the costs incurred as a result of any obstacle to a delivery point.

4.6 Where UPS Solutions delivers the goods to your premises and you fail or refuse to take delivery of the goods or is otherwise in breach of your obligations under this contract, UPS Solutions may terminate this contract by written notice to you.  Thereafter any deposit paid or payable by you to UPS Solutions shall be forfeited to UPS Solutions.  Both parties acknowledge that UPS Solutions shall be entitled to claim damages from you an amount equal to 10% plus GST of the purchase price less any deposit forfeited.

4.7 Where the manufacturer/distributer is responsible for delivery of the goods, you agree to deal exclusively with the manufacturers/distributors in relation to late delivery, non-delivery or damage to the goods in transit and not have recourse to UPS Solutions. You agree to indemnify UPS Solutions and agree to keep us indemnified for loss or damage caused by a breach of this provision.

 

5. Risk

5.1 Claims for breakage during transit may be lodged within 7 days of receipt of goods only if the goods were checked on arrival and signed for as damaged, on the consignment note or UPS Partners delivery note. You must accept all liability for goods once signed for “in good condition” on the courier consignment note (P.O.D document.), or on a UPS Solutions Delivery Note.

5.2 Your risk in relation to damage to goods ordered by you commences once the goods leave our premises and we are not liable for any loss, deterioration or damage in transit.

5.3 UPS Solutions is not liable for any claims of damage to goods caused by external factors beyond the control of UPS Solutions such as damage caused by natural disasters, misuse of the goods for example placing objects on top of UPS devices, removal of wires by any persons who are not a representative of UPS Solutions.

5.4 If the goods require a commissioning service you agree that you must follow the instructions given by the manufacturer/distributor and/or its sub-contractors in relation to testing prior to switching on the system. Any failure to comply with this provision may lead to failure of all or part of the installation and you accept full responsibility for any such failure. For the purposes of this provision Commissioning means the processes of ensuring that all systems and components of a product are designed, installed, tested and are operating in accordance with the operational requirements of the manufacturer and the specifications requested by you.

 

6. Title

6.1 Ownership of and title to the goods shall remain with UPS Solutions until the purchase price and all other monies owing from you to UPS Solutions in respect of the goods have been paid in full.

6.2 Until payment is made in full the relationship between us shall be fiduciary and you must hold the goods on trust for us as our bailee and agent without power to raise money on the security of them.

6.3 You acknowledge that UPS Solutions will register a security interest relating to this retention of title provision on the Personal Property Securities Register until payment has been received.

 

7. Payment

7.1 At present a surcharge does not apply to orders paid for by credit card.  UPS Solutions will process all credit card payments via the Multipos Mobile machine or an online, secure credit system.  All credit card payments will be processed immediately and will appear on customer’s next credit card statement.  Please note that for security reasons we do not keep credit card details on file.

7.2 Due to currency fluctuations and price increases by our suppliers UPS Solutions reserves the right at all times to alter our prices without notice.  Payment on a Standard Credit Account is to be received by UPS Solutions within 30 days from date of invoicing (unless other arrangements have been agreed with UPS Solutions in writing as a condition of acceptance of your order)

7.3 You must make all payments due to UPS Solutions, whether in respect of the purchase price or otherwise in full without deductions of any nature whether by way of set-off counterclaim or other equitable or lawful claim or otherwise.

7.4 UPS Solutions costs of collection, including legal fees (on a solicitor/own client basis) will be payable by you if you do not pay the price when it is due for payment.

7.5 Where the value of goods is equal or greater than $20,000.00, you may be required to make:

                        (i)                    an upfront payment of 30% at the time the goods are ordered; and

                        (ii)                   the balance (70%) no later than 14 days after the delivery date.

7.6 Notwithstanding any warranty claims or other claim relating to defective goods made to any manufacturer/distributor you must pay UPS Solutions for the goods in accordance with these terms and conditions and you are not entitled to withhold payment in whole or in part.

 

8. Return of Goods

8.1 Any disputes with regard to deliveries must be made at the time of receipt of that delivery.

8.2 All goods are sold on a non refundable basis and any refunds requested will be subject to prior approval from UPS Solutions.

8.3 To return goods please contact the UPS Solutions sales office and quote invoice number, date of invoice and reason for request to return goods.  If goods are accepted for return we will notify you in writing. Any request for return of goods must be lodged within 7 days from the date of delivery and you are responsible the cost of any return of goods.

8.4 Where UPS Solutions at its discretion allows you to return goods UPS Solutions reserves the right to charge a restocking fee.  A basic restocking fee of 20% of the original invoice value applies to any standard stock items accepted for return to UPS Solutions. 

8.5 All claims for errors or must be made in writing and all goods for credit must be returned in each case, quoting invoice numbers, within 7 days.

8.6 All goods must be returned in the original packaging, be unused and in pristine condition suitable for resale.

8.7 Any returned goods, which do not meet with the abovementioned conditions, will not be accepted for credit by UPS Solutions.

 

9. Disposal of Goods

In the event that an agreement in writing is entered into with UPS Solutions to dispose of old UPS devices, UPS Solutions will charge you additional fees for this service.

 

10. Limitation and Exclusion of Liability

10.1 UPS Solutions shall use reasonable care and skill in providing its services. UPS Solution’s liability for services rendered is limited to the cost of the part/parts or UPS device provided or the value of the services purchased by you.

10.2 UPS Solutions shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage, including consequential loss, damage to expense, loss of profits or contract or otherwise arising out of the services rendered or parts or UPS devices provided by UPS including but not limited to damage to any equipment, loss of power, loss or corruption of data or software.

The services do not cover maintenance or replacement of a part or parts of the UPS device or the entire UPS device which is required as a result of any cause other than fair wear and tear, including accidental damage neglect or misuse of the UPS device or modification, adjustment or repair of the UPS device by any third party caused by a natural disaster or any conditions outside the tolerance specifications of the UPS device and/or negligent usage.

 

11. Warranties and Acknowledgements

11.1. You acknowledge that:

11.1.1. UPS devices carry electrical charges as long as they contain batteries and/or are connected to the electrical power supply and UPS recommends that you use a UPS technician or licensed electrician to install a UPS device, replace batteries or replace parts particularly where there are any 10 or 15 Amp connections by use of a flexible cord or socket; and

11.1.2. UPS recommends that all electrical equipment is you shut down and depowered prior to the performance of any maintenance or service work.

11.2. You warrant that:

11.2.1. You shall engage a qualified electrician or request UPS to provide a qualified electrician where installation, replacement or repair of a UPS device involves equipment which must be hardwired to the mains electrical supply. Additional costs will apply should you require UPS Solutions to provide an electrician and the costs quoted prior to work being conducted; You will back up all your data onto a removable storage device prior to the performance of any of the services by UPS Solutions;

11.2.2. You will comply with all industrial, anti-discrimination and workplace safety laws and provide a safe work place for all UPS Solutions personnel attending your premises.

11.3. You agree to indemnify UPS Solutions against any loss or damage caused or contributed to by any disregard of these acknowledgements or any breach of these warranties.

 

12. Extended Warranty

12.1. Where you elect to take out the Extended Warranty, UPS Solutions will cover the single phase UPS devices against failure during the extended warranty period as follows:

12.1.1. Where you report a faulty part or parts are reported to UPS Solutions, the faulty part or parts will be diagnosed and a replacement part or replacement parts be sent to you by courier within twenty four (24) to forty eight (48) hours.

12.1.2. In the event the fault is not rectified by the replacement part/s, UPS will replace the UPS device with either an equivalent new or refurbished model.

12.1.3. UPS Solutions will collect the defective part/s or UPS device when the replacement part/s or UPS device is delivered to you.

12.1.4. UPS Solutions will pay for the cost of sending replacement part/s UPS devices to you and collecting defective part/s and UPS devices.

12.1.5. The extended warranty period extends the standard warranty by 1 to 3 years to a maximum of 5 years.

12.1.6. The extended warranty does not apply to the replacement of batteries.

 

13. Onsite Extended Warranty

13.1. Where you elect to take out the Onsite Extended Warranty for a single phase device, in addition to the services set out in Clause 1(Extended Warranty), UPS Solutions will provide the following:

13.1.1. Onsite attendance at your premises by a technician to check, diagnose faults, replace defective parts and/or replace the UPS with either new or refurbished parts or UPS;

13.1.2. The Onsite Extended Warranty includes all parts and labour;

13.1.3. The Onsite Extended Warranty allows you to choose from 2 options:

13.1.3.1. first priority which is usually the next available technician; or

13.1.3.2. the next business day.

 

14. Preventative Maintenance Service

14.1. Where you elect to take out Preventative Maintenance Services a UPS trained technician will perform the following tasks:

14.1.1. verify that the UPS is operating within specified conditions;

14.1.2. verify proper operation of fans;

14.1.3. check UPS event log and record log (where available);

14.1.4. clean all dust and debris from UPS;

14.1.5. verify UPS batteries are functioning properly;

14.1.6. perform corrective maintenance as required;

14.1.7. installation verification.  This includes the mounting of the UPS (if in rack) or location the UPS has been applicable and external battery cabinets or modules have been connected correctly in line with installations instructions;

14.1.8. perform visual and environmental Inspection;

14.1.9. provide a written summary report;

14.1.10. subject to the booking schedule, the technician may be able to perform the services during normal hours or after hours including weekends; and

14.1.11. provide replacement parts at a discounted rate.

14.2.The price of the Preventative Maintenance Service includes labour and travel expenses.

 

15. Standard Periodic Maintenance Service

15.1. A UPS trained technician will perform one routine preventative maintenance visit during normal business hours. The service includes the following:

15.1.1. verify that the UPS is operating within specified conditions;

15.1.2. verify proper operation of fans;

15.1.3. check UPS event log and record log (where available);

15.1.4. clean all dust and debris from UPS;

15.1.5. verify UPS batteries are functioning properly;

15.1.6. perform corrective maintenance as required;

15.1.7. installation verification.  This includes checking the correct mounting of the UPS (if in rack) or the location of the UPS.  Ensuring  external battery cabinets or modules have been connected correctly in accordance with installations instructions;

15.1.8. perform visual and environmental Inspection;

15.1.9. provide a written summary report; and

15.1.10. provide replacement parts at a discounted rate.

15.2. UPS Solutions provides a telephone technical support service during normal business hours.

15.3. The price of the Standard Periodic Maintenance Service includes labour and travel expenses.

15.4. UPS Solutions will provide next business day technical response in the event of a failure of the UPS system as part of the service.

15.5. UPS Solutions offers discounted labour, parts and batteries (where applicable) on services outside the ambit of the Standard Periodic Maintenance Service. These services include but are not limited to electrical or structural work, extra services in addition to service agreement, relocation, decommissioning, recommissioning and work as a result of water damage.

 

16. Premium Periodic Maintenance Service

16.1. A UPS trained technician will perform two routine preventative maintenance visits. Subject to the booking schedule, the technician may be able to perform the services during normal hours or after hours including weekends. The service includes the following:

16.1.1. verify that the UPS is operating within specified conditions;

16.1.2. verify proper operation of fans;

16.1.3. check UPS event log and record log (where available);

16.1.4. clean all dust and debris from UPS;

16.1.5. verify UPS batteries are functioning properly;

16.1.6. perform corrective maintenance as required;

16.1.7. installation verification. This includes the mounting of the UPS (if in rack) or location the UPS has been applicable and external battery cabinets or modules have been connected correctly in line with installations instructions This includes any extra electrical services where  works performed by qualified electrician is required or installations instructions;

16.1.8. perform visual and environmental Inspection;

16.1.9. provide a written summary report; and

16.1.10. provide replacement batteries at a discounted rate. Battery replacement discounts on labour will be quoted prior to work being conducted and will require customer authorisation to proceed.

16.2. UPS Solutions will provide telephone technical support service during normal business hours.

16.3. The price of the Periodic Maintenance Service includes labour, parts (excluding batteries) and travel expenses.

16.4. UPS Solutions will provide technical response on a first technician available basis in the event of a failure of the UPS system as part of the service.

16.5. UPS Solutions offers discounted labour, parts and batteries (where applicable) on services outside the ambit of the Periodic Maintenance Service. 


17. Contact Details

UPS Solutions can be contacted in relation to the operation of the extended warranty as follows:

Address:                                Unit 29, 1 Talavera Road, Macquarie Park, NSW, 2113

Telephone:                           1300 555 992

Facsimile:                              1300 657 238                                            

Email:                                      sales@upss.com.au

 

18. Price & Payment for Extended Warranty, Onsite Extended Warranty and Preventative Maintenance Services

18.1. The price of the services is set out in the attached quotation or proposal.

18.2. All services must be paid for in advance annually prior to the commencement of the services.

 

19. Additional Payments

19.1. Where you seek replacement of a UPS device or parts, you agree to pay for all costs incurred as a result of incorrect information provided by you including but not limited to incorrect serial number and/or model number. These costs may include but are not limited to additional freight costs, the cost of a technician attending your premises and administrative costs.

19.2. Where you seek replacement of more than one UPS device or battery, UPS Solutions may send a technician to assess whether or not the UPS devices and/or batteries are defective. You agree to pay for all costs incurred if a technician is sent to your premises and the UPS devices and/or batteries are predominately found to be in good working order.  The costs include but are not limited to the cost of the technician attending your premises and administrative costs.

 

20. Australian Consumer Law

20.1. The following provision applies if you are a consumer: “Our goods and services 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.”

20.2. For the purposes of the Australian Consumer Law a consumer is a person (including a corporation) will be a consumer in relation to particular services if either:

20.2.1. the amount payable for the goods and/or services is $40,000 or less; or

20.2.2. the goods and/or services are of a kind usually acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption.

 

21. Unforeseen Events

A party is excused from performing its obligations under these terms and conditions to the extent it is prevented by circumstances beyond its reasonable control (other than lack of funds for any reason or any strike, lockout and labour disputes in respect of UPS Solutions only), including but not limited to acts of God, natural disasters, acts of war, riots and strikes outside that party's organisation.

22. Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions and the order you place with us constitute the entire agreement between us and cannot be varied except in writing signed by both parties.  There are no representations, warranties, terms, conditions, undertakings or collateral agreements express or implied, verbal or written, between the parties other than as expressly set forth in these documents.

 23. Severability

If any part of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid or of no effect under any applicable laws executive order, regulations of any government authority having jurisdiction, or by a court or competent authority these Terms and Conditions will be construed as though such part had not been inserted herein and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions will retain its full force and effect.

 24. Governing Law

The laws of the state of NSW and the Commonwealth of Australia govern these Terms and Conditions.  The parties irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of NSW (and any court which may hear appeals from those courts).

 25. Interest

If our invoice is not paid within 14 days of the date of the invoice, we may charge you interest on the unpaid amount at “the rate equal to the Cash Rate Target increased by 4 percentage points” where the “Cash Rate Target” is specified by the Reserve Bank of Australia.

 26. Copyright

You acknowledge that UPS Solutions owns copyright in the proposal/tender document and that it will not use UPS Solutions’ copyright material (i.e. the proposal/tender documents) without prior consent of UPS Solutions. 

If you receive consent from UPS Solutions to use UPS Solutions copyright material (i.e. the proposal/tender documents) a fee will be charged for the cost of using the copyright material in the proposal/tender document.

The fees charged for the use of UPS Solutions copyright material in the proposal/tender document are as $150.00 per hour Exclusive of GST.