1. About the Website
1.1 Welcome to www.modularcomponents.com.au (the ‘Website’). The Website provides you with an opportunity to browse and purchase various products that have been listed for sale through the Website (the ‘Products’).
1.2. The Website is operated by Flexilink Computer Services Pty Ltd trading as Modular Components & Automation. (ABN 72 409 967338). Access to and use of the Website, or any of its associated Products or Services, is provided by Modular Components & Automation. Please read these terms and conditions (the ‘Terms’) carefully. By using, browsing and/or reading the Website, this signifies that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms, you must cease usage of the Website immediately.
1.3. Modular Components & Automation reserves the right to review and change any of the Terms by updating this page at its sole discretion. Any changes to the Terms take immediate effect from the date of their publication.
2. Acceptance of the Terms
You accept the Terms by remaining on the Website.
3. Registration to use the Online Shop
3.1. In order to access the Online Shop, you must first register as a user of the Website. As part of the registration process, or as part of your continued use of the Online Shop, you may be required to provide personal information about yourself, including:
(a) your name
(b) your company name
(c) your email address
(d) your phone number
(e) your billing address
(f) your shipping address
(g) a password of your choice
(h) financial information (for example, credit card details)
3.2. You warrant that any information you give to Modular Components & Automation in the course of completing the registration process will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
3.3. Once you have completed the registration process, you will be a registered member of the Website (‘Member’) and agree to be bound by the Terms. As a Member you will be granted immediate access to the Online Shop.
3.4. You may not use the Online Shop and may not accept the Terms if:
(a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with Modular Components & Automation; or
(b) you are a person barred from receiving the goods or services under the laws of Australia or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Online Shop.
4. Your obligations as a Member
As a Member, you agree to comply with the following:
You will only use the Online Shop for purposes permitted by:
(a) the Terms;
(b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions;
You have the sole responsibility for protecting the confidentiality of your password and/or email address. Use of your password by any other person may result in the immediate cancellation of your account;
Any use of your registration information by any other person, or third parties, is strictly prohibited. You agree to immediately notify Modular Components & Automation of any unauthorised use of your password or email address or any breach of security of which you have become aware;
Access and use of the Website is limited, non-transferable and allows for the sole use of the Website by you for the purposes of browsing and purchasing the Products;
You will not use the Online Shop or Website for any illegal and/or unauthorised use which includes collecting email addresses by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorised framing of or linking to the Website;
You agree that commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from the Website without notice and may result in termination of your account.
Appropriate legal action will be taken by Modular Components & Automation for any illegal or unauthorised use of the Website; and
You acknowledge and agree that any automated use of the Website or its Online Shop is prohibited.
5. Purchase of Products and Returns Policy
5.1. In using the Online Shop to purchase Products through the Website, you will agree to the payment of the purchase price listed on the Website for the Product (the ‘Purchase Price’).
5.3. Modular Components & Automation may record your purchase details for future use.
5.4. Modular Components & Automation may, at their sole discretion, provide a credit or refund on the return of the Products where the Products remain in a saleable condition. See our Returns Policy.
6. Copyright and Intellectual Property
6.1. The Website, the Online Shop and all of the related products of Modular Components & Automation are subject to copyright. The material on the Website is protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and through international treaties. Unless otherwise indicated, all rights (including copyright) in the site content and compilation of the website (including text, graphics, logos, button icons, video images, audio clips and software) (the ‘Content’) are owned or controlled for these purposes and are reserved by Modular Components & Automation or its contributors.
6.2. Modular Components & Automation retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Website and all related content. Nothing you do on or in relation to the Website will transfer to you:
(a) the business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark, industrial design, patent, registered design or copyright of Modular Components & Automation; or
(b) the right to use or exploit a business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark or industrial design; or
(c) a system or process that is the subject of a patent, registered design or copyright (or an adaptation or modification of such a system or process).
6.3. You may not, without the prior written permission of Modular Components & Automation and the permission of any other relevant rights owners: broadcast,
republish, up-load to a third party, transmit, post, distribute, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the Content or third party contact for any purpose. This prohibition does not extend to materials on the Website, which are freely available for re-use or are in the public domain.
8. General Disclaimer
8.1. You acknowledge that Modular Components & Automation does not make any terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions whatsoever regarding the Products other than provided for pursuant to these Terms.
8.2. Modular Components & Automation will make every effort to ensure a Product is accurately depicted on the Website, however, you acknowledge that you will take reasonable steps to calculate whether the Products will suit the purpose for which you intend to use them.
8.3. Nothing in these Terms limits or excludes any guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions implied or imposed by law, including the Australian Consumer Law (or any liability under them) which by law may not be limited or excluded.
8.4. Subject to this clause, and to the extent permitted by law:
(a) all terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions which are not expressly stated in these Terms are excluded; and
(b) Modular Components & Automation will not be liable for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage (unless such loss or damage is reasonably foreseeable resulting from our failure to meet an applicable Consumer Guarantee), loss of profit or opportunity, or damage to goodwill arising out of or in connection with the Online Shop or these Terms (including as a result of not being able to use the Online Shop or the late supply of Products), whether at common law, under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, pursuant to statute or otherwise.
8.5. Use of the Website, the Online Shop, and any of the products of Modular Components & Automation is at your own risk. Everything on this Website, the Online Shop, and the Products of Modular Components & Automation, are provided to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without warranty or condition of any kind. None of the affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers or licensors of Modular Components & Automation make any express or implied representation or warranty about its Content or any products referred to on the Website.
This includes (but is not restricted to) loss or damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:
(a) failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure, unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or unauthorised access to records;
(b) the accuracy, suitability or currency of any information on the Website, the Online Shop, or any of its Content related products (including third party material and advertisements on the Website);
(c) costs incurred as a result of you using the Website, the Online Shop or any of the Products;
(d) the Content or operation in respect to links which are provided for the User’s convenience;
(e) any failure to complete a transaction, or any loss arising from e-commerce transacted on the Website; or
(f) any defamatory, threatening, offensive or unlawful conduct of third parties or publication of any materials relating to or constituting such conduct.
9. Limitation of Liability
9.1. Modular Components & Automation’s total liability arising out of or in connection with the Online Shop or these Terms, however arising, including under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, under statute or otherwise, will not exceed the most recent Purchase Price paid by you under these Terms or where you have not paid the Purchase, then the total liability of Modular Components & Automation is the resupply of information or Products to you.
9.2. You expressly understand and agree that Modular Components & Automation, its affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special consequential or exemplary damages which may be incurred by you, however caused and under any theory of liability.
This shall include, but is not limited to, any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill or business reputation and any other intangible loss.
9.3. Modular Components & Automation is not responsible or liable in any manner for any site content (including the Content and Third Party Content) posted on the Website or in connection with the Online Shop, whether posted or caused by users of the website of Modular Components & Automation, by third parties or by any of the services offered by Modular Components & Automation.
10. Termination of Contract
10.1. The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or by Modular Components & Automation as set out below.
10.2. If you want to terminate your website account, you may do so at any time, in writing, to Modular Components & Automation via the ‘Contact Us’ link on our homepage.
10.3. Modular Components & Automation may at any time, terminate your account if:
(a) you have breached any provision of the Terms or intend to breach any provision;
(b) Modular Components & Automation is required to do so by law;
(c) the partner with whom Modular Components & Automation offered the Online Shop to you has terminated its relationship with Modular Components & Automation or ceased to offer the Online Shop to you;
(d) Modular Components & Automation is transitioning to no longer providing the Online Shop to Users in the country in which you are resident or from which you use the service; or
(e) the provision of the Online Shop to you by Modular Components & Automation is, in the opinion of Modular Components & Automation, no longer commercially viable.
10.4. Subject to local applicable laws, Modular Components & Automation reserves the right to discontinue or cancel your account on the Website at any time and may suspend or deny, in its sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the Website or the Online Shop without notice if you breach any provision of the Terms or any applicable law or if your conduct impacts Modular Components & Automation’s name or reputation or violates the rights of those of another party.
10.5. When the Terms come to an end, all of the legal rights, obligations and liabilities that you and Modular Components & Automation have benefited from, been subject to (or which have accrued over time whilst the Terms have been in force) or which are expressed to continue indefinitely, shall be unaffected by this cessation, and the provisions of this clause shall continue to apply to such rights, obligations and liabilities indefinitely.
11.1. You agree to indemnify Modular Components & Automation, its affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against:
(a) all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred, suffered or arising out of or in connection with any Content you post through the Website;
(b) any direct or indirect consequences of you accessing, using or transacting on the Website or attempts to do so and any breach by you or your agents of these Terms; and/or
(c) any breach of the Terms.
12. Venue and Jurisdiction
The Website and Online Shop offered by Modular Components & Automation is intended to be viewed by residents of Australia and New Zealand. In the event of any dispute arising out of or in relation to the Website, you agree that the exclusive venue for resolving any dispute shall be in the courts of Victoria, Australia.
13. Governing Law
The Terms are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia. Any dispute, controversy, proceeding or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to the Terms and the rights created hereby shall be governed, interpreted and construed by, under and pursuant to the laws of Victoria, Australia, without reference to conflict of law principles, notwithstanding mandatory rules. The validity of this governing law clause is not contested. The Terms shall be binding to the benefit of the parties hereto and their successors and assigns.