Terms & Conditions of Work Contract(s)/Agreement(s) and Trade
1.1 “Contract” means the terms and conditions contained herein, together with any quotation, order, invoice or other document or amendments expressed to be supplemental to this Contract.
1.2 “Supplier” and/or “Contractor” means Statix Electrical and Security Limited, its successors and assigns or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of New Zealand Electrical.
1.3 “Client” means the person/s, entities or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of the Client requesting the Supplier to provide the Services as specified in any proposal, quotation, order, invoice or other documentation, and:
a) if there is more than one Client, is a reference to each Client jointly and severally; and
(b) if the Client is a “company”, anyone who may be a director/manager/authorised person and/or anyone who represent(s) for and on behalf of the ‘company’ or ‘group of companies’ as a ‘representative and ‘holds out’ himself/herself/itself as such representative, the ‘company’ or ‘companies’ shall be bound by such person apart from such person being personally liable.
(c) if the Client is a partnership, it shall bind each partner jointly and severally; and
(d) if the Client is a part of a Trust, shall be bound in their capacity as a trustee; and
(e) includes the Client’s executors, administrators, successors and permitted assigns.
1.4 “Goods” means all Goods or Services supplied by the Supplier 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).
1.5 “Intended Use” means a product and the use thereof, for which the product is intended to be, or is reasonably likely to be, associated with the Goods.
1.6 "Non-Conforming Product” means any associated building products that are regarded as Non-Conforming for an Intended Use if, when associated with the Goods:
(a) the product is not, or will not be, safe; or
(b) does not, or will not, comply with the relevant regulatory provisions; or
(c) the product does not perform, or is not capable of performing, for the use to the standard it is represented to conform by or for a person in the chain of responsibility for the product.
1.7 "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.
1.8 “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.
1.9 “Price” means the Price payable (plus any Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) where applicable) for the Goods as agreed between the Supplier and the Client in accordance with clause 6 below.
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 The Client acknowledges that the supply of Goods on credit shall not take effect until the Client has completed a credit application with the Supplier and it has been approved with a credit limit established for the
2.5 In the event that the supply of Goods request exceeds the Clients credit limit and/or the account exceeds the payment terms, the Supplier reserves the right to refuse delivery.
2.6 Electronic signatures shall be deemed to be accepted by either party providing that the parties have complied with Section 226 of the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 or any other applicable provisions of that Act or any Regulations referred to in that Act.
Errors and Omissions
3.1 The Client acknowledges and accepts that the Supplier shall, without prejudice, accept no liability in respect of any alleged or actual error(s) and/or omission(s):
(a) resulting from an inadvertent mistake made by the Supplier in the formation and/or administration of this Contract; and/or
(b) contained in/omitted from any literature (hard copy and/or electronic) supplied by the Supplier in respect of the Services.
3.2 In the event such an error and/or omission occurs in accordance with clause 3.1, and is not attributable to the negligence and/or wilful misconduct of the Supplier; the Client shall not be entitled to treat this Contract as repudiated nor render it invalid.
4.1 Unless otherwise limited as per clause 4.2 the Client agrees that should the Client introduce any third party to the Supplier as the Client’s duly authorised representative, that once introduced that person shall have the full authority of the Client to order any materials or Services on the Client’s behalf and/or to request any variation to the works on the Client’s behalf (such authority to continue until all requested works have been completed or the Client otherwise notifies the Supplier in writing that said person is no longer the Client’s duly
4.2 In the event that the Client’s duly authorised representative as per clause 4.1 is to have only limited authority to act on the Client’s behalf then the Client must specifically and clearly advise the Supplier in writing of the parameters of the limited authority granted to their representative.
4.3 The Client specifically acknowledges and accepts that they will be solely liable to the Supplier for all additional costs incurred by the Supplier (including the Supplier’s profit margin) in providing any works, materials, Services or variation/s requested by the Client’s duly authorised representative (subject always to the limitations imposed under clause 4.2 (if any)).
Change in Control
5.1 The Client shall give the Supplier 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, change of trustees or business practice). The Client shall be liable for any loss incurred by the Supplier as a result of the Client’s failure to comply with this clause.
Price and Payment
6.1 At the Supplier’s sole discretion, the Price shall
(a) as indicated on any invoice provided by the Supplier to the Client; or
(b) the Supplier’s quoted price (subject to clause 6.2) which will be valid for the period stated in the quotation or otherwise for a period of thirty (30) days.
6.2 The Supplier reserves the right to change the
(a) if a variation to the Goods which are to be supplied is requested; or
(b) if a variation to the Services originally scheduled (including any applicable plans or specifications) is requested; or
(c) where additional Services are required due to the discovery of hidden or unidentifiable difficulties (including, but not limited to, Non- Conforming Products, hard rock barriers below the surface, iron reinforcing rods in concrete, or hidden pipes and wiring in walls etc) which are only discovered on commencement of the Services; or
(d) in the event of increases to the Supplier in the cost of labour or Goods which are beyond the Supplier’s control.
6.3 Variations will be charged for on the basis of the Supplier’s quotation, and will be detailed in writing, and shown as variations on the Supplier’s invoice. The Client shall be required to respond to any variation submitted by the Supplier within ten (10) working days. Failure to do so will entitle the Supplier 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.
6.4 At the Supplier’s sole discretion, a nonrefundable deposit may be required.
6.5 Time for payment for the Services being of the essence, the Price will be payable by the Client on the date/s determined by the Supplier, which may be:
(a) on completion of the Services; or
(b) by way of progress payments in accordance with the Supplier’s specified progress payment schedule. Such progress payment claims may include the reasonable value of authorised variations and the value of any Goods delivered to the worksite but not yet installed;
(c) for certain approved Client’s, due twenty (20) days following the end of the month in which a statement is posted to the Client’s address or address for notices;
(d) the date specified on any invoice or other form as being the date for payment; or
(e) failing any notice to the contrary, the date which is seven (7) days following the date of any invoice given to the Client by the Supplier.
6.6 At the agreement of both parties, payment of the Price may be subject to retention by the Client of an amount (hereafter called the "Retention Money"), being a set amount or equal to a percentage of the Price. The Client shall hold the Retention Money for the agreed period following completion of the Services during which time all Services are to be completed and/or all defects are to be remedied. Any Retention Money applicable to this Contract is to be dealt with in accordance with Subpart 2A – section18(a) to 18(i) of the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015.
6.7 Payment may be made by cash, cheque, bank cheque, electronic/on-line banking, credit card (a surcharge may apply per transaction, or by any other method as agreed to between the Client and the Supplier.
6.8 The Supplier may in its discretion allocate any payment received from the Client towards any invoice that the Supplier determines and may do so at the time of receipt or at any time afterwards. On any default by the Client the Supplier may reallocate any payments previously received and allocated. In the absence of any payment allocation by the Supplier, payment will be deemed to be allocated in such manner as preserves the maximum value of the Supplier’s Purchase Money Security Interest (as defined in the PPSA) in the Goods.
6.9 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 Supplier nor to with hold payment of any invoice because part of that invoice is in dispute unless the request for payment by the Supplier is a claim made under the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015.
6.10 Unless otherwise stated the Price does not include GST. In addition to the Price the Client must pay to the Supplier an amount equal to any GST the Supplier must pay for any supply by the Supplier 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.
Delivery and Risk
7.1 At the Supplier’s sole discretion, any costs of delivery may be charged additionally to the Client.
7.2 The Client must take delivery of the Goods, either by receipt or collection, whenever they are tendered for delivery. In the event that the Client is unable to take delivery of the Goods as arranged then the Supplier shall be entitled to charge a reasonable fee for redelivery and/or storage.
7.3 Subject to clause 7.4 it is the Supplier’s responsibility to ensure that the Services start as soon as it is reasonably possible.
7.4 The Services commencement date will be put back and the completion date extended by whatever time is reasonable in the event that the Supplier claims an extension of time (by giving the Client written notice) where completion is delayed by an event beyond the Supplier’s control, including but not limited to any failure by the Client to:
(a) make a selection; or
(b) have the site ready for the Services; or
(c) notify the Supplier that the site is ready. 7.5 Any time or date given by the Supplier to the Client is an estimate only. The Client must still accept delivery of the Goods even if late and the Supplier will not be liable for any loss or damage incurred by the Client as a result of the delivery being late.
7.6 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.
7.7 If any of the Goods are damaged or destroyed following delivery but prior to ownership passing to the Client, the Supplier is entitled to receive all insurance proceeds payable for the Goods. The production of these terms and conditions by the Supplier is sufficient evidence of the Supplier’s rights to receive the insurance proceeds without the need for any person dealing with the Supplier to make further enquiries.
7.8 If the Client requests the Supplier to leave Goods outside the Supplier’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.
7.9 In the event that the electrical wiring is required to be re-positioned at the request of any third party contracted by the Client then the Client agrees to notify the Supplier immediately upon any proposed changes. The Client agrees to indemnify the Supplier against any additional costs incurred with such a relocation of electrical wiring. All such variances shall be invoiced in accordance with
7.10 The Client warrants that any structures to which the Goods are to be affixed are able to withstand the installation of the Goods and that any electrical connections (including, but not limited to, meter boxes, main switches, circuit breakers, and electrical cable) are of suitable capacity to handle the Goods once installed. If for any reason (including the discovery of asbestos, defective or unsafe wiring or dangerous access to roofing) that the Supplier, its employees or contractors reasonably form the opinion that the Clients premises is not safe for the installation of Goods to proceed then the Supplier shall be entitled to delay installation of the Goods (in accordance with the provisions of clause 7.4 above) until the Supplier is satisfied that it is safe for the installation to proceed. The Supplier may at its sole discretion agree to bring the premises up to a standard suitable for installation to proceed but all such Services undertaken and any additional Goods supplied shall be treated as a variation and be charged for in addition to the Price.
Accuracy of Client’s Plans & Measurements for Orders
8.1 The Supplier 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 Supplier accepts no responsibility for any loss, damages, or costs however resulting from these inaccurate plans, specifications or other information.
8.2 In the event the Client gives information relating to measurements and quantities of Goods required in completing the Services, it is the Client’s responsibility to verify the accuracy of themeasurements and quantities, before the Client or Supplier places an order based on these measurements and quantities. The Supplier accepts no responsibility for any loss, damages, or costs however resulting from the Client’s failure to comply
with this clause.
9.1 The Client shall ensure that the Supplier has clear and free access to the work site at all times to enable them to deliver the Goods. The Supplier 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 Supplier.
10.1 Prior to the Supplier commencing any work the Client must advise the Supplier of the precise location of all underground services on the site and clearly mark the same. The underground mains & services the Client must identify include, but are not limited to, electrical services, gas services, sewer services, pumping services, sewer connections, sewer sludge mains, water mains, irrigation pipes, telephone cables, fibre optic cables, oil pumping mains, and any other services that may be on site.
10.2 Whilst the Supplier will take all care to avoid damage to any underground services the Client agrees to indemnify the Supplier in respect of all and any liability claims, loss, damage, costs and fines as a result of damage to services not precisely located and notified as per clause 10.1.
11.1 The Supplier and the Client agree that ownership of the Goods shall not pass until:
(a) the Client has paid the Supplier all amounts owing to the Supplier; and
(b) the Client has met all of its other obligations to the Supplier.
11.2 Receipt by the Supplier 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.
11.3 It is further agreed that:
(a) until ownership of the Goods passes to the Client in accordance with clause 11.1 that the Client is only a bailee of the Goods and must return the Goods to the Supplier on request.
(b) the Client holds the benefit of the Client’s insurance of the Goods on trust for the Supplier and must pay to the Supplier the proceeds of any insurance in the event of the Goods being lost, damaged or destroyed.
(c) the Client must not sell, dispose, or otherwise part with possession of the Goods other than in the ordinary course of business and for market value. If the Client sells, disposes or parts with possession of the Goods then the Client must hold the proceeds of any such act on trust for the Supplier and must pay or deliver the proceeds to the Supplier on demand.
(d) the Client should not convert or process the Goods or intermix them with other goods but if the Client does so then the Client holds the resulting product on trust for the benefit of the Supplier and must sell, dispose of or return the resulting product to the Supplier as it so directs.
(e) the Client irrevocably authorises the Supplier to enter any premises where the Supplier believes the Goods are kept and recover possession of the Goods.
(f) the Supplier may recover possession of any Goods in transit whether or not delivery has occurred.
(g) the Client shall not charge or grant an encumbrance over the Goods nor grant nor otherwise give away any interest in the Goods while they remain the property of the Supplier.
(h) the Supplier may commence proceedings to recover the Price of the Goods sold notwithstanding that ownership of the Goods has not passed to the Client.
Personal Property Securities Act 1999 (“PPSA”)
12.1 Upon assenting to these terms and conditions in writing the Client acknowledges and agrees that:
(a) these terms and conditions constitute a security agreement for the purposes of the PPSA; and
(b) a security interest is taken in all Goods and/or collateral (account) – being a monetary obligation of the Client to the Supplier for Services – that have previously been supplied and that will be supplied in the future by the Supplier to the Client.
12.2 The Client undertakes to:
(a) sign any further documents and/or provide any further information (such information to be complete, accurate and up-to-date in all respects) which the Supplier may reasonably require to register a financing statement or financing change statement on the Personal Property Securities Register;
(b) indemnify, and upon demand reimburse, the Supplier for all expenses incurred in registering a financing statement or financing change statement on the Personal Property Securities Register or releasing any Goods charged thereby;
(c) not register, or permit to be registered, a financing statement or a financing change statement in relation to the Goods and/or collateral (account) in favour of a third party without the prior written consent of the Supplier; and
(d) immediately advise the Supplier of any material change in its business practices of selling the Goods which would result in a change in the nature of proceeds derived from such sales.
12.3 The Supplier and the Client agree that nothing in sections 114(1)(a), 133 and 134 of the PPSA shall apply to these terms and conditions.
12.4 The Client waives its rights as a debtor under sections 116, 120(2), 121, 125, 126, 127, 129, and 131 of the PPSA.
12.5 Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Supplier, the Client waives its right to receive a verification statement in accordance with section 148 of the PPSA.
12.6 The Client shall unconditionally ratify any actions taken by the Supplier under clauses 12.1 to 12.5.
12.7 Subject to any express provisions to the contrary (including those contained in this clause 12), nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to have the effect of contracting out of any of the provisions of the PPSA.
Security and Charge
13.1 In consideration of the Supplier 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).
13.2 The Client indemnifies the Supplier from and against all the Supplier’s costs and disbursements including legal costs on a solicitor and own Client basis incurred in exercising the Supplier’s rights under this clause.
13.3 The Client irrevocably appoints the Supplier and each director of the Supplier as the Client’s true and lawful attorney/s to perform all necessary acts to give effect to the provisions of this clause 13 including, but not limited to, signing any document on the Client’s behalf.
14.1 The Client shall inspect the Goods on delivery and shall within thirty (30) days of delivery (time being of the essence) notify the Supplier of any alleged defect, shortage in quantity, damage or failure to comply with the description or quote. The Client shall afford the Supplier an opportunity to inspect the Goods within a reasonable time following delivery if the Client believes the Goods are defective in any way. If the Client shall fail to comply with these provisions the Goods shall be presumed to be free from any defect or damage.For defective Goods, which the Supplier has agreed in writing that the Client is entitled to reject, the Supplier’s liability is limited to either (at the Supplier’s discretion) replacing the Goods or repairing the Goods.
14.2 Goods will not be accepted for return other than in accordance with 14.1 above.
Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
15.1 If the Client is acquiring Goods for the purposes of a trade or business, the Client acknowledges that the provisions of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 do not apply to the supply of Goods by the Supplier to the Client.
16.1 Where the Supplier 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 Supplier. Under no circumstances may such designs, drawings and documents be used without the express written approval of the Supplier.
16.2 The Client warrants that all designs, specifications or instructions given to the Supplier will not cause the Supplier to infringe any patent, registered design or trademark in the execution of the Client’s order and the Client agrees to indemnify the Supplier against any action taken by a third party against the Supplier in respect of any such infringement.
16.3 The Client agrees that the Supplier may (at no cost) use for the purposes of marketing or entry into any competition, any documents, designs, drawings or Goods which the Supplier has created for the Client.
Default and Consequences of Default
17.1 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 Supplier’s sole discretion such interest shall compound monthly at such a rate) after as well as before any judgment.
17.2 If the Client owes the Supplier any money the Client shall indemnify the Supplier from and against all costs and disbursements incurred by the Supplier in recovering the debt (including but not limited to internal administration fees, legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis, the Supplier’s collection agency costs, and bank dishonour fees).
17.3 Further to any other rights or remedies the Supplier may have under this Contract, if a Client has made payment to the Supplier, 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 Supplier under this clause 17 where it can be proven that such reversal is found to be illegal, fraudulent or in contravention to the Client’s obligations under this Contract.
17.4 Without prejudice to the Supplier’s other remedies at law the Supplier shall be entitled to cancel all or any part of any order of the Client which remains unfulfilled and all amounts owing to the Supplier shall, whether or not due for payment, become immediately payable if: (a) any money payable to the Supplier becomes overdue, or in the Supplier’s opinion the Client will be unable to make a payment when it falls due;
(b) the Client has exceeded any applicable credit limit provided by the Supplier;
(c) the Client becomes insolvent, convenes a meeting with its creditors or proposes or enters into an arrangement with creditors, or makes an assignment for the benefit of its creditors; or
(d) a receiver, manager, liquidator (provisional or otherwise) or similar person is appointed in respect of the Client or any asset of the Client.
Compliance with Laws
18.1 The Client and the Supplier shall comply with the provisions of all statutes, regulations and by laws of government, local and other public authorities that may be applicable to the Services.
18.2 The Client shall obtain (at the expense of the Client) all licenses, approvals, applications and permits that may be required for the Services, and that are not included in the project documents provided by the Supplier
18.3 All work will be tested to ensure that it is electrically safe and is in accordance with the wiring rules and other standards applying to the electrical installation under the Electrical Safety Regulations. All of the cabling work will comply with all relevant Australian and New Zealand Wiring standards.
18.4 If during the course of installation when the Services are being conducted within and around switchboards that if the same is found defective or deemed to be unsafe by the Supplier, then the Supplier shall notify the Client immediately. The power if isolated will not be re-energised until such time as the existing condition has been rectified and made safe in accordance to the Electrical Safety Regulations. The Client accepts and agrees that any costs associated with the rectification Services including any Goods and labour shall be to the Client’s account.
18.5 Any live Services or Services undertaken near live conductors where it is safe to do so shall be dealt with in accordance with Australian and New Zealand Wiring standards being “Safe working on Low Voltage Electrical Installations, relevant Commonwealth and Statutory Acts and Work Place Regulations”. The Supplier’s live Services procedures are designed to eliminate risk of injury to the Supplier’s employees, damage to the Client’s installations and unexpected power disconnections. It may in some cases require disconnection and isolation of the installation to undertake such Services for which additional charges may be applicable. This shall be invoiced in accordance
with clause 6.2.
18.6 The Client agrees that the site will comply with any WorkSafe guidelines relating to building/construction sites and any other relevant safety standards or legislation.
18.7 Where the Client has supplied materials for the Supplier to complete the Services, the Client acknowledges that it accepts responsibility for the suitability of purpose and are for their Intended Use, quality and any faults inherent in those materials. However, if in the Supplier’s opinion, it is believed that the materials supplied are Non-Conforming Products as per regulations, then the Supplier shall be entitled, without prejudice, to halt the Services until the appropriate conforming materials are sourced and all costs associated with such a change to the plans will be invoiced in accordance with clause 5.2.
18.8 The Client agrees that all materials supplied by the Client or the Client’s third-party sub-contractors will:
(a) be supplied in accordance with all legislative requirements;
(b) be suitable for their inclusion into the Services.
19.1 Without prejudice to any other remedies the Supplier 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 Supplier may suspend or terminate the supply of Goods to the Client. The Supplier will not be liable to the Client for any loss or damage the Client suffers because the Supplier has exercised its rights under this clause.
19.2 The Supplier 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 Supplier shall repay to the Client any money paid by the Client for the Goods. The Supplier shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from such cancellation.
19.3 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 Supplier as a direct result of the cancellation (including, but not limited to, any loss of profits).
19.4 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 Supplier is Personal Information as defined and referred to in clause 20.3 and therefore considered confidential. The Supplier acknowledges its obligation in relation to the handling, use, disclosure and processing of Personal Information pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993 (“the Act”) including Part II of the OECD Guidelines and as set out in Schedule 5A of the Act and any statutory requirements where relevant in a European Economic Area “EEA” then the EU Data Privacy Laws (including the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”) (collectively, “EU Data Privacy Laws”). The Supplier acknowledges that in the event it becomes aware of any data breaches and/or disclosure of the Clients Personal Information, held by the Supplier that may result in serious harm to the Client, the Supplier 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 20.1, privacy limitations will extend to the Supplier in respect of Cookies where transactions for purchases/orders transpire directly from the Supplier’s website. The Supplier 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:
(a) IP address, browser, email client type and other similar details;
(b) tracking website usage and traffic; and
(c) reports are available to the Supplier when the Supplier sends an email to the Client, so the Supplier may collect and review that information (“collectively Personal Information”) 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 Supplier’s website.
20.3 The Client authorises the Supplier or the Supplier’s agent to:
(a) access, collect, retain and use any information about the Client;
(i) (including, 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 or any overdue fines balance information held by the Ministry of Justice) for the purpose of assessing the Client’s creditworthiness; or
(ii) for the purpose of marketing products and services to the Client.
(b) disclose information about the Client, whether collected by the Supplier from the Client directly or obtained by the Supplier from any other source, to any other credit provider or any credit reporting agency for the purposes of providing or obtaining a credit reference, debt collection or notifying a default by the Client.
20.4 Where the Client is an individual the authorities under clause 20.3 are authorities or consents for the purposes of the Privacy Act 1993.
20.5 The Client shall have the right to request the Supplier for a copy of the Personal Information about the Client retained by the Supplier and the right to request the Supplier to correct any incorrect Personal Information about the Client held by the Supplier.
Suspension of Services
21.1 Where the Contract is subject to section 24A of the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015, the Client hereby expressly acknowledges that:
(a) the Supplier has the right to suspend work within five (5) working days of written notice of its intent to do so if a payment claim is served on the Client, and:
(i) the payment is not paid in full by the due date for payment in accordance with clause 6.5 and/or any subsequent amendments or new legislation and no payment schedule has been given by the Client; or
(ii) a scheduled amount stated in a payment schedule issued by the Client in relation to the payment claim is not paid in full by the due date for its payment; or
(iii) the Client has not complied with an adjudicator’s notice that the Client must pay an amount to the Supplier by a particular date; and
(iv) the Supplier has given written notice to the Client of its intention to suspend the carrying out of construction work under the construction Contract.
(b) if the Supplier suspends work, it:
(i) is not in breach of Contract; and
(ii) is not liable for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered, or alleged to be suffered, by the Client or by any person claiming through the Client; and
(iii) is entitled to an extension of time to complete the Contract; and
(iv) keeps its rights under the Contract including the right to terminate the Contract; and may at any time lift the suspension, even if the amount has not been paid or an adjudicator’s determination has not been complied with.
(c) if the Supplier exercises the right to suspend work, the exercise of that right does not:
(i) affect any rights that would otherwise have been available to the Supplier under the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017; or
(ii) enable the Client to exercise any rights that may otherwise have been available to the Client under that Act as a direct consequence of the Supplier suspending work under this provision;
(d) due to any act or omission by the Client, the Client effectively precludes the Supplier from continuing the Services or performing or complying with the Supplier’s obligations under this Contract, then without prejudice to the Supplier’s other rights and remedies, the Supplier may suspend the Services immediately after serving on the Client a written notice specifying the payment default or the act, omission or default upon which the suspension of the Services is based. All costs and expenses incurred by the Supplier as a result of such suspension and recommencement shall be payable by the Client as if they were a variation.
21.2 If pursuant to any right conferred by this Contract, the Supplier suspends the Services and the default that led to that suspension continues unremedied subject to clause 19.1 for at least ten (10) working days, the Supplier shall be entitled to terminate the Contract, in accordance with clause 19.
Service of Notices
22.1 Any written notice given under this Contract shall be deemed to have been given and received:
(a) by handing the notice to the other party, in person;
(b) by leaving it at the address of the other party as stated in this Contract;
(c) by sending it by registered post to the address of the other party as stated in this Contract;
(d) if sent by facsimile transmission to the fax number of the other party as stated in this Contract (if any), on receipt of confirmation of the transmission;
(e) if sent by email to the other party’s last known email address.
22.2 Any notice that is posted shall be deemed to have been served, unless the contrary is shown, at the time when by the ordinary course of post, the notice would have been delivered.
23.1 If the Client at any time upon or subsequent to
entering in to the Contract is acting in the capacity of trustee of any trust (“Trust”) then whether or not the Supplier may have notice of the Trust, the Client covenants with the Supplier as follows:
(b) the Contract extends to all rights of indemnity which the Client now or subsequently may have against the Trust and the trust fund;
(c) the Client has full and complete power and authority under the Trust to enter into the Contract and the provisions of the Trust do not purport to exclude or take away the right of indemnity of the Client against the Trust or the trust fund. The Client will not release the right of indemnity or commit any breach of trust or be a party to any other action which might prejudice that right of indemnity.
(d) the Client will not without consent in writing of the Supplier (the Supplier will not unreasonably withhold consent), cause, permit, or suffer to happen any of the following events;
(i) the removal, replacement or retirement of the Client as trustee of the Trust;
(ii) any alteration to or variation of the terms of the Trust;
(iii) any advancement or distribution of capital of the Trust; or
(iv) any resettlement of the trust property.
24.1 Any dispute or difference arising as to the interpretation of these terms and conditions or as to any matter arising hereunder, shall be submitted to, and settled by, either adjudication in accordance with section 26 of the Construction Contracts Act 2002 and/or by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Act 1996 or its replacement(s).
24.2 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 notbe affected, prejudiced or impaired.
24.3 These terms and conditions and any contract to which they apply shall be governed by the laws of New Zealand and are subject to the jurisdiction of the Taupo courts.
24.4 The Supplier 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 Supplier of these terms and conditions (alternatively the Supplier’s liability shall be limited to damages which under no circumstances shall exceed the Price of the Goods).
24.5 The Supplier may licence and/or assign all or any part of its rights and/or obligations under this Contract without the Client’s consent.
24.6 The Client cannot licence or assign without the written approval of the Supplier.
24.7 The Supplier may elect to subcontract out any part of the Services but shall not be relieved from any liability or obligation under this Contract by so doing. Furthermore, the Client agrees and understands that they have no authority to give any instruction to any of the Supplier’s sub-contractors without the authority of the Supplier.
24.8 The Client agrees that the Supplier 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 Supplier to provide Goods to the Client.
24.9 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.
24.10 Both parties warrant that they have the power to enter into this Contract and have obtained all necessary authorisations to allow them to do so, they are not insolvent and that this Contract creates binding and valid legal obligations on them.