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S & N Bros Pty Ltd
2/57 Moxon Rd Punchbowl NSW 2196
phone: +61 2 9793 2001
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Sale Terms and Conditions
The terms and conditions herein shall be incorporated in all agreements between S & N Bros Pty Ltd t/as SNB Stone (the Company) and its customers (the Customer)
a) “Customer” means the person(s) (including a body corporate) who orders the Material/s
b) “Price” means the price payable by the Customer to the Seller for the Materials as agreed between the parties in accordance with clause 3 of these Terms and Conditions;
d) “Material” means goods supplied by the Seller to the Customer (and where the context so permits shall include any supply of services such as the provision of advice or recommendations) and are as described on the invoices, quotation, work authorisation or any other forms provided by the Seller to the Customer;
e) “Company” means SNB Stone
a) The Customer accepts and agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions by signing the Application and/or by submitting an order to the Seller for the supply of Material and/or the by accepting Material supplied by the Seller.
a) Marble, Travertine, Granite etc. are natural stones and therefore subject to variations in thickness (calibration) & all other dimensions; variations in colour, grain structure and veining, as well as pitting, fissures, cracks & veins are also to be expected in tiles and slabs. The Company shall not be liable for any such variations that may occur in materials supplied. Stylolites are a normal occurrence in Limestone & Marble; insoluble minerals eg clays, pyrite & iron oxides may remain & an extra allowance for wastage should therefore be made when using these stones. We recommend the accepted practice of “blending” all natural stones between boxes &/or crates to help minimise any naturally occurring variances. All materials should be thoroughly checked for their suitability before cutting or installation. S&N Bros will not be held liable for any attempts by the manufacturer to repair, fill or disguise such inherent flaws as they are common and are acceptable international practices.
b) Limestone capable of taking a polish is commonly known as Marble
c) To the extent permitted by the Trade Practices Act the Company’s responsibility is limited to the replacement of materials supplied only and the Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage incurred by the Customer whether caused by defective materials or otherwise.
d) We strongly recommend that all natural stone tiles and slabs should be laid by qualified and experienced marble and granite stonemasons &/or tilers. Inexperience with these materials can result in damage to the material. The Company shall not be liable for any loss incurred by the Customer as a result of such damages or breakages.
e) The Customer shall not be entitled to make any claim against the Company after the material has been cut or fixed.
f) No tiles or slabs guaranteed against crazing. Crazing is classified as a traditional hazard of the trade.
g) Some Travertine material is sold as “Filled”. The Company accepts no responsibility for any “Filling” which becomes dislodged.
h) The Company shall not be liable for any damages or loss incurred by the Customer as a result of any delay or damages in delivery of materials.
i) The Company accepts no responsibility in respect of variations between samples provided and/or shown to the Customer and actual stone supplied. Samples provided are indicative only.
j) The Company is not liable for changes in the physical appearance of the stone after installation.
k) No guarantee is given as to slip/wear resistance or maintenance requirements for material supplied.
l) “Spot fixing” is NOT recommended by Australian Standards & should be avoided at all times (refer to: AS 3958.1-2007 Section C).
m) We recommend inspection of stone prior to purchase.
n) S &N Bros reserves the right to change or modify these terms and conditions without notice and at its discretion. For more details please contact office.
a) Title to and property of the goods shall only pass to the Customer once payment is cleared, provided that the goods shall be at the Customer’s risk immediately following loading of material by S&N Bros staff.
b) The amount payable is the sum of material price, taxes and optional service fees.
c) The goods must be paid for in
(ii) Bank Cheque
(iii) Electronic Funds Transfer.
If payment is by Cheque, ordered goods may only be collected after cheque has been cleared.
d) With each order confirmation we require an irrevocable, minimum 30% deposit; 50% for overseas orders.
e) When goods are paid by Irrevocable Letter of Credits or Bank Guarantee, full payment will be withdrawn from the instrument within 72 hours from notification of the Company.
f) Unless payment is made within 30 days from order confirmation, the sale becomes invalid and deposits made by Customer will be forfeited without notice.
g) The Company reserves the right to apply credits to any Customer.
h) Prices are subject to change without notice.
i) The Company reserves the right to change the quoted Price if the Customer’s order is varied.
j) Payment by credit card is an option which may be offered at the Company’s discretion. Transactions using a credit card will be subject to a 1.6% charge.
3. HOLDING & DELIVERY OF GOODS
a) Arrangement for delivery of goods is the responsibility of the Customer.
b) If required, the Company can assist by providing names of common carriers, however does not represent, guarantee or recommend these carriers in any way.
c) The Company is not a common carrier and does not accept any obligation of liability of common carriers. We may refuse the handling, lifting and/or carriage of goods for any person at our discretion, and without being bound to give any reason for such refusal.
d) S&N Bros will load material to weight specified by carrier. S&N Bros does not accept any responsibility for determining the safe load capacity of the vehicle or ensuring that load is safely secured.
e) Any late collection, i.e. two weeks after invoice, is subject to storage charge $10 per crate or slab per week on a roll over basis. The Company is entitled to keep the goods for non-payment of late fee until late fee is received in full.
f) No coverage of insurance or whatsoever is allowed to any paid goods, if the Customer chooses the goods to be stored at the Company’s premises.
g) Goods not collected may be disposed of under procedures contained in Uncollected Goods Act 1995 (NSW), Disposal of Uncollected Goods Act 1967 (QLD) or Disposal of Uncollected Goods Act 1961 (VIC) as applicable
4. RETURN OF STOCK
a) Return of stock in respect of any damage or nonconformity of or to materials specified must be notified to S&N Bros. Pty Ltd within 24 hours of receipt and confirmation in writing within 5 working days. Authorised returns within 7 days. No returns after 30 days.
b) Returns will not be accepted for crates that have been opened and sorted without prior approval of the Company.
c) All discounts and rebates allowed to the Customer are discounts or rebates of the selling price of the goods only. In no instance shall any claim be greater in amount than the actual invoice value of the goods claimed to be faulty.
d) The Company reserves the right to accept and/or refuse returned goods.
e) No returns are applicable on indent orders.
f) No returns are applicable on goods surplus to requirements or ‘change of mind’.
g) Eligible for returns:
(i) Goods must be of current stock and shade
(ii) Goods must be accompanied by relevant Invoice
(iii) Goods returned must not be marked or damaged.
h) The responsibility and costs of returning goods for returns and/or credits to the store of origin are solely those of the Customer.
i) No returns will be accepted on:
(i) Any stock that has been sold at a discounted price and/or
(ii) Stock purchased from another merchant, supplier or wholesaler at the request of the Customer.
(iii) If the goods are cut to size.
(iv) If goods are not first quality
(v) If goods have been inspected by the Customer or his agent
j) Receipt of goods does not imply acceptance of credits/or returns.
k) Authorised returned goods will be allowed on the basis of full purchase price less 15% handling charge.
5. INDENT ORDER
a) A minimum of 14-16 working weeks should be allowed for order from overseas from the date of placement of order.
b) All special orders placed upon Customer’s request/instruction are subject to a minimum (non-refundable) 50% deposit paid at time of order.
c) Order to be paid in full when goods land in Australia
d) Orders not completed within 3 months will lapse and storage of $10.00 per pallet or slab per week will apply. Any deposit or payments made will be forfeited to the Company.
e) The Company reserves the right to sell uncollected orders if Customers are unable to complete the sale within time limit as agreed at the time of order placement.
f) Indent orders are irrevocable & are subject to additional Terms & Conditions as advised at time of quote.
g) No returns will be accepted.
a) Any quotation provided by the Company shall lapse if not accepted by the Customer within 30 days or as per terms on quote.
b) The Company reserves the right to change the quoted Price if the Customer’s order is varied.
7. RECOMMENDED INSTRUCTIONS TO CUSTOMERS IN RELATION TO NATURAL STONES
a) Green Marble’s composition contains a certain degree of copper which undergoes a strong chemical reaction when exposed to strong alkaline solutions. Warping, stalling, shelling, or blistering may occur when installed with setting materials containing water such as cement or cement adhesives. Use adhesives specially designed for green marble when installing green coloured stones.
b) We recommend specialist grouts & adhesives for natural stone. It is important that prior to installation, Customers & the person involved in fixing read the instructions of fixing material carefully. Please follow manufacturer’s instructions.
c) No responsibility is taken by S & N Bros for any changes in appearance or colour of the stone after fixing; please ensure all sealers, grouts, glues and adhesives have been tested for suitability prior to use.
d) Acid or acid based industrial cleaners should not be applied to any natural stone.
e) S&N Bros recommends & stocks Dry Treat products including ‘Stain Proof’ which is an impregnating, invisible and breathable sealer that will protect natural stone, tiles, pavers, concrete and grout from damage caused by water, salts and oil based stains. Please follow manufacturer’s instructions.
f) S & N Bros. Pty Ltd shall not be liable in any respect for advice provided herein regarding the installation, grouting or cleaning of natural stones.
g) Customers who have chosen not to follow the above instructions are deemed to have understood that no claim is recognised after fixing. Responsibilities in replacement, if required are solely on and at the expense of the Customer.
h) S&N Bros does not warrant the quality or suitability for use of any material, apart from those warranties provided by the manufacturer. Any information or advice provided by employees of the Company is given in good faith, and the Company is not liable for any direct or consequential loss or damage arising from the use by the purchaser of any material. The purchaser accepts that all natural stone material carry no warranties whatsoever.
8. RETENTION TO TITLE OF GOODS
a) Notwithstanding that the Goods may have been put in transit or actually delivered to the Customer, the Goods remain the property of the Company until the whole of the purchase price and other charges have been paid by the Customer. Cheques or other negotiable securities given by the Customer to the Company are deemed not to be payment until cleared. If the Customer makes default in paying the whole or any part of the purchase price or transport or other charges or, being a Company commences to be wound up or is placed under official management or a receiver is appointed or a security holder takes possession of any Company property or, being an individual, becomes insolvent or bankrupt or commits an act of bankruptcy, it shall be lawful for the Company, without notice, to re-take possession of the Goods and for that purpose to enter upon any of the Customer’s premises or any place where the Goods may be.
b) Until the Goods have become the property of the Purchaser, the Goods shall be stored by the Purchaser separately from any other Goods and in such a manner that they shall be readily identifiable by the Company to conveniently re-take possession thereof.
9. PERSONAL PROPERTY SECURITIES ACT 2009 (Cth) (PPSA)
a) The Customer acknowledges that pursuant to these Conditions they grant to the Company a Security Interest in the Secured Property and, for avoidance of doubt, the proceeds of sale of the Secured Property for the purposes of Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR)
b) The Customer consents to the Company effecting a Purchase Money Security Interest (PMSI) registration on the PPSR in relation to the Security Interest arising under or in connection with these Conditions and the Customer agrees to provide all assistance required by the Company to facilitate this.
c) The Customer waives the right to receive any notice under the PPSA (including notice of a verification statement) unless the notice is required by the PPSA and cannot be excluded.
10. INFINITY PORCELAIN FABRICATING AND HANDING INSTRUCTIONS
a) The Customer should refer to and carefully read the Infinity Technical Manual for handling and fabrication instructions. The Company strongly recommend reading this manual thoroughly to better understand how to handle and fabricate porcelain. The Company has provided the Customer with the manual hence it is the responsibility of the Customer to read and execute accordingly. The Company will not take responsibility on how the Customer handles or fabricates the material.