Terms & Conditions

  1. Countryman Safety may in assessing my/our application for credit or if the application is accepted and subsequently any payment becomes overdue?? obtain personal information and seek from a credit reporting agency or other credit provider information about my/our credit arrangement and I/we understand that this information may include my/our credit worthiness, credit history or credit capacity that the credit providers are allowed to give or receive pursuant to the Privacy Act and Privacy Amendment Act.
  2. The applicant(s) must inform Countryman Safety in writing within seven (7) days of any change of his/her their business or corporate structure.
  3. Countryman Safety reserves the absolute right to refuse or withdraw the applicant(s) credit facilities at any time in the event that the applicant is in breach of these terms and conditions.
  4. All contracts between Countryman Safety and the Applicant shall be deemed to have been entered into in the State of Western Australia and shall be construed according to the Laws of the State of Western Australia.
  5. PASSING OF PROPERTY AND RISK
    1. Goods supplied by a Seller to the Buyer shall be at the Buyer's risk immediately upon deliver to the Buyer, into the Buyer's custody or at the Buyer's direction (whichever happens first). The Buyer shall insure the goods from the time of that delivery at its cost against such risks as it thinks appropriate, shall note the interest of the Seller named in the relevant Sales Invoice on the insurance policy and shall produce a certificate to this effect to that Seller upon request.
    2. Property in the goods supplied by a Seller to the Buyer under these terms and conditions shall not pass to the Buyer until those goods and other goods have been paid for in full.
    3. Until the goods have been paid for in full:
      1. the Buyer shall store the goods in a manner which shows clearly that they are the property of the Seller which supplied them; and
      2. the Buyer may sell the goods, in the ordinary course of its business, as agent for the Seller and shall account to the Seller for the proceeds of sale (including any proceeds from insurance claims). These proceeds must be kept in a separate bank account.
    4. The Buyer irrevocably authorises each Seller at any time to enter onto any premises upon which:
      1. the Seller's goods are stored to enable the Seller to:- inspect the goods; and/or - if the Buyer has breached these terms and conditions, reclaim the goods;
      2. the Buyer's records pertaining to the goods are held to inspect and copy such records.
    5. The Buyer and each Seller agree that the provisions of this clause apply notwithstanding any arrangement under which that Seller grants credit to the Buyer.
    6. Each party consents to the other perfecting any security interest under this agreement which arises by operation of the PPSA in any property by registration under the PPSA and agrees to do anything reasonably requested by the other party to enable it to do so.
    7. The parties contract out of each provision of the PPSA which, under section 115(1) of that Act, they are permitted to contract out of, other than:
      1. sections 117 and 118 (relationship with land laws); and
      2. sections 134(1) and 135 (retention of collateral).
    8. Each party waives its right to receive each notice which, under section 157(3) of the PPSA, it is permitted to waive.
      1. Each party waives its rights to receive anything from any other party under section 275 of the PPSA and agrees not to make any request of any other party under that section.
  6. I/We acknowledge that if the account is overdue, Countryman Safety at its discretion, reserves the right to refer the account to a Mercantile Agency for Collection and I/we agree to be responsible to meet all reasonable costs and Commissions incurred in employing the said mercantile agent to collect the overdue account.
  7. Any signatory for a proprietary Company applicant shall be personally liable for the due performance of the applicant’s obligations as if the signatory was the applicant.
  8. I/We acknowledge and agree that the terms of payment are STRICTLY NETT CASH 30 days from the date of the statement, and in the event the account becomes overdue, Countryman Safety reserves the right to charge interest in accordance with the Penalty Interest Rate s Act 1983. I/We acknowledge that the information provided within this application has been read and understood by me/us, and I/we agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein and printed on the back of this application. I/we declare that all the information is true and correct in every detail and I/we acknowledge that if credit is given, credit will be provided in reliance upon the information supplied by me/us herein.

Freight

Delivery, Metropolitan Area: Freight will be charged at $ 10.00 (ex GST) for orders under $300 (ex GST). Delivery, Outside Metropolitan Area: Will be consigned via customers’ nominated carrier at their cost.

Claims & Returns

No claims will be recognised unless made within 14 days of delivery . Goods incorrectly supplied by Countryman Safety, error must be reported within 14 days of receipt. Countryman Safety will provide a Credit Return Authority Number, and pay the return freight only if forwarded by nominated Countryman Safety carrier. Where an applicant wishes to return goods for any other reason than in -correct supply he must follow these procedures.

  1. Return must be arranged through a Countryman Safety representative
  2. A Credit Return Authority Number will be given
  3. Goods will only be accepted in a re-sellable condition
  4. A re-stocking fee of up to 20% may be applied
  5. Any goods returned must have freight pre paid
  6. Claims only recognised if made within 14 days of receipt

The applicant must have proof of the goods returned to Countryman Safety. e.g. a signed con note from the courier company used or a signature from a Countryman Safety Sales Representative.