These are the terms and conditions ("T&C") of the Sustainable School Shop Pty Ltd (ACN 114 136 211) ("Sustainable School Shop")
In using the Sustainable School Shop website at www.sustainableschoolshop.com.au ("Site"), you agree to be bound by these T&C, which forms the agreement (“Agreement”). The Sustainable School Shop may review its T&C periodically and reserves the right to change the T&C at any time at its discretion. Changes will be effected immediately upon notification on the Site and the Sustainable School Shop will indicate that change to the T&C has been made by updating the date at the end of these T&C. This date displays when the T&C were last modified. Your continued use of the Site following notification will constitute your acceptance of those changes.
In this Agreement where the context permits a reference to “you” includes anyone acting on your behalf or with your express or implied authority.
The Sustainable School Shop offers its services to its members. Membership is a privilege, not an entitlement, and the Sustainable School Shop may change its services and suspend, terminate or restrict your membership at any time if it believes that this is reasonably justified within the terms of this Agreement. In the event that the Sustainable School Shop changes its services, suspends, terminates or restricts your membership in the circumstances outlined above or in this Agreement, you may not be able to access our services temporarily or permanently and you are prohibited from applying for a new membership.
Sustainable School Shop reserves the right and has absolute discretion to terminate and will delete a membership if: the member does not maintain a valid email address; for example, if emails sent from the Sustainable School Shop bounce back from the member and are marked undelivered; the member's behaviour is deemed by the Sustainable School Shop to be inappropriate or unacceptable.
Your membership is not transferable. Your Sustainable School Shop account and membership may not be dealt with in any way. In particular, you must not allow others to use them and must not transfer or sell them to another party. While you are a member you must maintain control of your account.You are responsible for what occurs within your membership and must report any unauthorised use of your membership to the Sustainable School Shop. You must maintain the confidentiality of your membership and password information required to access your membership and immediately change the password if it is lost, stolen or compromised in any way.
You can cancel your membership at any time.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SUSTAINABLE SCHOOL SHOP AND YOUR NOMINATED SCHOOL ARE NOT INVOLVED IN THE ACTUAL TRANSACTION BETWEEN BUYERS AND SELLERS. AS A RESULT, THE SUSTAINABLE SCHOOL SHOP OR YOUR NOMINATED SCHOOL HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE QUALITY, SAFETY OR LEGALITY OF ITEMS OR CONTENT POSTED BY MEMBERS ON OUR SITE, THE TRUTH OR ACCURACY OF LISTINGS, THE ABILITY OF SELLERS TO SELL ITEMS OR THE ABILITY OF BUYERS TO BUY ITEMS. WE CANNOT ENSURE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT A MEMBER OR BROWSER OF OUR SITE WILL ACTUALLY COMPLETE A TRANSACTION OR ACT LAWFULLY IN USING OUR SITE.
All fees are payable in Australian Dollars (AUD), at a rate and in a manner as set out in the Site.
Families are offered three levels of access:
Registering and manually searching all the for sale ads, gaining the sellers contact details is free.
Single items can be advertised for $1.50.
An annual subscription costs $ 21.95 and is the most anyone will pay. These are taken by families who have many items to advertise.
Alternatively, some schools:
Provide the service to their respective families who then do not have to pay any advertising fees/subscriptions to the Sustainable school Shop. The school pays a bulk discounted fee on behalf of the families and each family receives a school's subscription that relates to to that school only.
School subscriptions only apply while the family has a child currently enroled at the respective school. A school subscription only applies to items that are from the respective school, any listings that relat to other schools will attract listing fees.
Members who list ads via a school's subscription but who were not entitled to receive the school's subscription will be liable for the advertisement listing fees.
All fees are subject to the Sustainable School Shop Refund Policy, which forms part of these T&C.
You acknowledge and agree that while every endeavour will be made to publish your information, including advertisements, forums, booklists, notice boards etc (“Advertisement”) as submitted, the Sustainable School Shop will not be liable for any error, omission or failure to publish in the form ordered, including acts or omissions by the Sustainable School Shop, its employees or agents.
The Sustainable School Shop may refuse to publish, withdraw or terminate the Advertisement if: The Sustainable School Shop determines, in its absolute opinion without notice, you are not entitled to place an Advertisement; you breach this Agreement; or your Advertisement is not reaffirmed by you, upon request by the Sustainable School Shop; the Sustainable School Shop determines it should refuse to publish or withdraw or terminate your Advertisement.
Despite anything in this Agreement, the Sustainable School Shop has absolute editorial control in relation to the publication of your Advertisement, including, but not limited to its format and placement.
Sustainable School Shop utilises email transmissons in order to provide this service and to maintain the website. These emails will include; periodic notifications for delisting Ads; when the service is ready to be used; time to start trading; instructional; log-in assistance; forgot password assistance; second-hand uniform stock levels; your new textbook information is now uploaded and is ready to use.; alternative payment, as well as others deemed necessary from time to time.
The above emails are vital to the successful operation of this website - by using this website you agree to receive these emails.
Your membership will be deleted from our system if you fail to maintain an email address that can receive emails at all times. If emails we send to you bounce back to us and are not correctly delivered, we will delete your membership.
Provide all information for your Advertisement in the form required by the Sustainable School Shop; describe the advertised item accurately; comply with any relevant Sustainable School Shop Advertising Policy.
When selling second-hand uniform items you must use the Sell Uniform button and process whenever possible. This standardises the uniform listings.
Delist your Advertisement if the advertised item is: Sold; or withdrawn by you from sale, or you no longer require the item being sought.
You must not offer for sale any item: Not located in Australia; you are not the owner of, or have express permission from the owner to sell, or in all other cases, which you do not have the right to sell.
You must not submit an Advertisement which:
Second-hand uniform trading:
Only uniform items in good condition or better are to be advertised on the Site. If purchased uniforms items are of insufficient quality then your school may deem that item cannot be worn to school.
An Advertisement may be removed at any time after publication by the member.
All the material on this Site is subject to the copyright of the Sustainable School Shop or its third party licensors. You must not reproduce any of the material contained on this Site except that you may download a copy of this Site to the local hard drive of the computer used to access the Site; and print extracts of this Site, but only for personal use and where else as permitted by the Sustainable School Shop.
You are not permitted to copy any of the material on this Site or otherwise incorporate it into or store in any other web-site, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form; or provide a link to this Site from another web-site without the Sustainable School Shop's prior written consent.
You hereby assign the all copyright and other intellectual property rights in your Advertisement (other than third party material), to the Sustainable School Shop.
You indemnify the Sustainable School Shop against all actions, claims and demands (including the cost of defending or settling any actions, claims and demands) which may be instituted against the Sustainable School Shop arising out of:
The Sustainable School Shop will only be liable to you:
Other than as set out above, the Sustainable School Shop will not be liable to you:
For the purposes of clauses 6 and 7, the term Sustainable School Shop will mean the Sustainable School Shop, its officers, employees, contractors and agents, whether individually or collectively.
It is acknowledged and agreed that schools are not liable to any person for any injury, damage or loss howsoever caused in connection with the use of the Site.
The Sustainable School Shop will issue a valid tax invoice upon a payment for a Sustainable School Shop membership. The Sustainable School Shop is not responsible in any manner for the transaction occurring between a seller and a buyer utilising the Site.
This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria.
This Agreement and any warranties implied by law which cannot be excluded constitute the entire Agreement between you and the Sustainable School Shop.
DATE LAST MODIFIED 22/07/2013