Terms and Conditions
Website terms and conditions: goods to consumers, payment online
These terms and conditions regulate the business relationship between you and us. By using Our Website in any way, or by buying from us, you agree to be bound by them.
No person under the age of 18 years may purchase Goods. If you are under 18, please confer with an adult to make your purchase.
- We are:
- Vizcom Technologies Pty Ltd
- 10 Leeway Court
- Osborne Park
- WA 6017
- You are:
- a visitor to Our Website / our customer
The terms and conditions
In this agreement:
- “Carrier” means any person or business contracted by us to carry Goods from us to you, whether all or part of the distance.
- “Consumer” means any natural person who, in connection with this agreement, is acting for purposes which are outside his business.
- “Our Website” means the entire computing hardware and software installation that is or supports Our Website.
- “Goods” means any of the Goods we offer for sale on our Website
- “Content” means any material in any form published on Our Website by us or any third party with our consent.
- “Material” means Content of any sort posted by you on Our Website
2 Our contract with you
These terms and conditions apply:
- So far as the context allows, to you as a visitor to Our Website; and
- In any event to you as a buyer or prospective buyer of our Goods.
- We shall accept your order by e-mail confirmation. That is when our contract is made. Our message will also confirm details of your purchase and tell you when we shall despatch your order.
- We may change these terms from time to time. The terms that apply to you are those posted here on Our Website on the day you order Goods.
- Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that Goods advertised on our website are available.
- If we do not have all of the Goods you order in stock, we will offer you alternatives. If this happens you may:
- accept the alternatives we offer;
- cancel all or part of your order;
- If in future, you buy Goods from us under any arrangement which does not involve your payment via Our Website, these terms still apply.
- If we owe you money on account of your cancellation, we will credit your credit or debit card as soon as reasonably practicable but in any event no later than  days from the date of cancellation of your order.
3 Your account with us
- You agree that you have provided, and will continue to provide accurate, up to date, and complete information about yourself. We need this information to provide you with the Goods.
- If you use the website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for preventing any unauthorised person from using your computer.
- You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should tell us immediately if you believe some person has accessed your account without your authority and also log in to your account and change your password.
- We reserve the right to refuse you access to Our Website.
4 Price and Payment
- We are an Australian retailer/reseller and deal in AUD. All price listings are in Australian Dollars.
- We endeavour to keep our website and catalogue prices updated and accurate but it is possible that the price may have increased from that published. If that happens, we will not send your order until you have confirmed that you wish to order at the new price.
- Banking charges by the receiving bank on payments to us will be borne by us. All other charges relating to payment in a currency other than Australian Dollars will be borne by you.
- Any information given by us in relation to exchange rates are approximate only and may vary from time to time.
- Prices include Australian good and service tax.
- We are only licensed to resell professional broadcast equipment in Australia, therefore we will not ship to an address outside of Australia.
- Prices may be changed at any time without further notice. We reserve the right to change our product's prices at any time without further notice.
- Where items are 'in stock', orders are dispatched from our Perth warehouse typically within 24 hours of receipt of your order (excluding weekends), however a delay may occur where we need to source brand new products from our retail stores. When an item is 'available to purchase' and not in stock, the item is ordered within 24 hours of receipt of your order, and delivery of the item can vary depending on manufacturer availability. We will maintain regular contact with you to confirm availability and expected delivery scheduling at all times.
- Deliveries will be made by post / a carrier instructed by us to the address stipulated in your order. You must ensure that someone is present to accept delivery.
- While drivers will make all reasonable attempts to lift freight, there may be varying circumstances from driver to driver, and some may not be able to legally carry a heavy box unassisted. Deliveries over 40kg may require receiver assistance to move freight with the assistance of the delivery driver. If you are unable to assist, when required, where possible and when specifically advised prior to dispatch, we can attempt to negotiate an additional driver with the freight company, however this is not guaranteed and may come at further expense to the customer.
- We may deliver the Goods in installments if they are not all available at the same time for delivery.
- Goods are sent at our risk until signed for by you or by any other person at the address you have given to us.
- Goods are sent by post / a carrier. We will send you a message by email to tell you when we have dispatched your order.
- Freight is at the expense of the purchaser and is calculated by the weight of the products being purchased. In many cases we can offer a variety of pricing based on speed of delivery.
7 Cancellation of order
- You may cancel your order at any time before we dispatch your order. If the item is out of stock and you are unsatisfied with the wait time on your back-ordered item you may choose to cancel this order. You will be given this option on all products that have an "order-in" or similar status displayed online in place of the "add to cart" button.
- Apart from a refund under warranty, orders cannot be cancelled or refunded after they have dispatched and confirmation of this has been communicated to you by email or phone.
- Details of our after-sales service and guarantees, if any, are given on our website / in our catalogue.
- If you cancel before we have dispatched the Goods, we will refund to you the price of the Goods and the cost of delivery, if any.
- If you cancel after we have dispatched the Goods, we are under no obligation to refund the price of the goods.
- The option to cancel your order is not available if the Goods are:
- made or altered to your specification;
- shrink wrapped or otherwise sealed electronic media such as software or DVD, which has been opened.
- newspapers or magazines.
- We will refund your money within 30 days.
- This paragraph does not affect your rights in the event that the Goods are faulty.
8 Warranty Protocol
- The standard warranty protocol for any product purchased from Vizcom Technologies is as follows:
- If a manufacturer fault occurs within the first 21 days, you are entitled to a swap over or refund. The cost of return of the product to the Australian Distributor will be paid for by Vizcom Technologies except for items that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period or any item that needs to be shipped internationally.
- Vizcom Technologies will not be liable for any other costs, other than the return freight of the faulty item.
- You may be required to contact either Vizcom Technologies technical support team and/or technical support from the manufacturer to sufficiently deem the product faulty.
- Vizcom Technologies may need to test and confirm fault before replacing or returning the item.
- If a fault occurs outside of the first 21 days, but within the manufacturer warranty period - you must contact the manufacturer directly for warranty support. Contact details can be provided by Vizcom Technologies upon request. Support information can also be found on the manufacturer's website. If the problem is covered under the manufacturers warranty we will do our best to facilitate the return of your product, submit an RMA number to the supplier and liaise directly.
- All items outside of warranty that need repair will incur a repair cost to be advised by the Australian authorised repairer. After a fault report or RMA has been filled the authorised repairer will usually respond with a quoted cost to repair. You will then have the opportunity to take up the repairs at the quoted costs or decline the repair and have the faulty item returned to you.
- Customers will need to cover the cost of postage for items in need of repair that are outside of the manufacturers warranty period.
- If you have any questions about the coverage of your item, or if you experience a fault, please call Vizcom Technologies on 08 9242 8442 alternatively, you may contact the vendor directly.
- Vizcom Technologies are the authorised service and repair agents for Sony professional, Panasonic professional and JVC professional. Vizcom can complete repairs on site at our headquarters for any of the above brands. To check if your fault is covered by the manufacturers warranty please view the respective manufacturers websites and warranty information. SONY | PANASONIC | JVC. Professional manufacturer warranties will vary from 12 - 24 Months depending on the company.
- Vizcom Technologies does not repair or service consumer goods. (ie handycams, consumer televisions, laptops and computers etc).
9 Goods returned
- Our most important task is to ensure your absolute satisfaction. We will always strive to reach that target. However, we acknowledge that mistakes are made occasionally. This paragraph covers that possibility. If you are not wholly satisfied with the Product, please tell us at the earliest opportunity:
- exactly what is the fault;
- the date, if relevant, when the fault became apparent;
- when and how you discovered the fault;
- how the fault affected your use of the Goods;
- To do this, it is essential that you follow the instructions below. These provisions apply in the event that you return Goods to us because you say they are faulty:
- You must tell us by email message to firstname.lastname@example.org or by letter to our land address at the top of this agreement, that you would like to return goods, specifying exactly what goods and when purchased, and giving full details of the defect or other reason for return. We will then issue a returns note. If you send goods to us without a returns note, we may not be able to identify sufficient details to enable us to attend to your complaint.
- The Goods must be returned to us as soon as any defect is discovered. (Please ensure that you follow the warranty protocol as explained in Section 8, where applicable.)
- So far as possible, Goods should be returned:
- with both goods and all packaging as far as possible in their original condition;
- securely wrapped;
- including our delivery slip;
- The cost of freight return to Vizcom Technologies will be charged to the buyer only under the following circumstances:
- If no fault is found in testing, when the buyer has claimed the product is faulty.
- Product is outside of the manufacturers warranty period.
- Vizcom Technologies will notify the buyer of all freight costs before charging the buyer.
- Please note: If the goods have been opened prior to return, then Vizcom Technologies may request a 20% restocking fee to be paid by the customer. This will be requested if the product was returned due to:
- Change of Mind
- Claimed faulty product, but no fault found when testing
9.1 Headphone Returns
- Due to health and hygiene regulations, headphones cannot be returned unless they are still sealed in their original packaging, unopened and unused. Returns will not be accepted for change of mind, inadequate performance, incorrect sizing etc. The only acceptable return of opened headphones is in the case of a manufacturing fault within the time frame outlined in Section 8.
- In the event of a claim the purchaser must, within fourteen days of the fault arising, contact Vizcom Technologies (08 9242 8442) advising us of the fault.
- At the time of notifying the Service Centre of the claim the purchaser must quote the warranty number.
- The purchaser is required to cover the cost of transportation both ways to & from the Authorised Service Centre if it is necessary to return the product or any part to an Authorised Service Centre
- Any costs incurred for a de-installation and or / re-installation of the product are to be paid by the purchaser
- In the event of a request for repairs & no fault is found or the fault is outside the terms of coverage of this warranty, the customer us liable for all costs incurred by the repairer.
NOTE: No requests will be conceived unless the above procedure is adhered to.
10.2 Exclusions - This Total Care Package does not cover:
- Any part or circumstance not covered by the original manufacturer's warranty.
- Any loss or damage caused by the accident, misuse, neglect, operator error, or fair wear & tear
- Any consumable part, including but not limited to batteries, elements, lamps & belts
- Any consequential loss (including, without limitation, loss of profits, personal injuries, software, data stored on an storage device or damage to other products).
Residual Image: If misused, your Plasma/LCD or Rear Projection CTV may suffer from 'Residual Image'. Residual Image may result after an image remains on-screen permanently or for a long period of time. To reduce the chance of Residual Image, do not display a still image or a bright image for a long period of time on any visual display device. Examples of how Residual Image may occur:
- a program displaying a bright channel logo for an extended period of time.
- still images constantly display video image which do not fill the entire screen (ie: an image displayed in aspect ratios less than the full screen size - 4:3, 2:35: 1 etc).
- Any peripheral supplied with a gaming console (including controllers)
- If the vendor determines that the product cannot be economically repaired, then it may in its discretion elect to replace the product with another (new or used). If in the event this decision is made, then the replacement product must have equivalent or superior features to the original product, and must be in the same or better physical condition than the original product, irrespective that it may be of a different brand. Alternatively, the Vendor may elect to issue a credit voucher for the depreciated value of the item, which can be redeemed for goods at any nominated store. This value will be based on GFK price erosion statistical data for the particular product category.
- Charges not covered by the terms of this Total Care Package must be incurred by the owner. Such charges may arise through the cost of a service call where:
- the product is found to be in good installation;
- maladjustment of user controls;
- failure to follow operating instructions;
- mains supply defects;
- external interference or defective or inadequate antenna systems;
12 Your email address
- You may be contacted via email by an external company requesting feedback for the product you have purchased. You are under no obligation to respond, and will only ever be contacted once per order.
- You represent that any username or email address selected by you, when used alone or combined with a second or third level domain name, does not interfere with the rights of any third party and has not been selected for any unlawful purpose.
- You acknowledge and agree that if we believe such selection does interfere with the rights of any third party or is being selected for any unlawful purpose, we may immediately suspend the use of such name or email address, and you will indemnify us for any claim or demand that arises out of your selection.
- You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable to you in the event that we are ordered or required by a court or judicial authority, to desist from using or permitting the use of a particular domain name as part of a name or email address.
13 Your Material
- If you post any Material in Our Website, you warrant that you own the copyright in it and you accept all risk and responsibility for it. You grant to us the right to edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use it in any medium and for any purpose.
- You agree that if you do post any Material on Our Website, in doing so, you grant to us a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, right in perpetuity to use that Material in any way whatever, throughout the World in any medium. You agree to waive your right to be identified as the author and your right to object to derogatory treatment of your Material.
- You agree to perform all further acts necessary to perfect any of the above rights granted by you to us, including the execution of deeds and documents, at our request.
- You represent and warrant that:
- you own the rights to all of the Material that you post;
any fact stated in your Material is accurate;
- you own the rights to all of the Material that you post;
14 Foreign taxes, duties and import restrictions
- If you are not in Australia, we have no knowledge of, and no responsibility for, the laws in your country.
- You are responsible for purchasing Goods which you are lawfully able to import and for the payment of import duties and taxes of any kind levied in your country.
15 Content and Intellectual Property Rights
- We will defend the intellectual property rights in connection with our Goods and Our Website, including copyright in the Content whether provided by us or by any other content provider (including copyright in: text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data, and software).
- We also claim copyright in the designs and compilation of all Content of Our Website. Title, ownership rights, and shall remain the sole property of us and / or the other content provider. We will strongly protect those rights in all countries.
- Except as set out below, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part.
- You may not use our name or logos or trade marks or any other Content on any website of yours or that of any other person.
- Subject to the other terms of this agreement, you may download or copy Content only for your own personal use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in it. You may not store electronically any significant portion of any Content.
16 System Security
- We will do our best to maintain Our Website so that you have constant use, but there will be times when your use may be interrupted.
- You agree that you will not, and will not allow any other person to violate or attempt to violate any aspect of the security of Our Website.
- You may not use any software tool for the purpose of extracting data from our website.
- You understand that any such violation is unlawful in many jurisdictions and that any contravention of law may result in criminal prosecution.
17 Acceptable use Policy
As a condition of your use of Our Website, you agree to comply with these provisions:
- You will not use or allow anyone else to use the Web Site to post or otherwise publish:
- copyright works;
- commercial audio, video or music files;
- any Material which violates the law of any established jurisdiction;
- unlicensed software;
- software which assists in or promotes: emulators, phishing, hacking, password cracking, IP spoofing;
- links to any of the material specified in this paragraph;
- pornographic Material;
- any Material promoting discrimination or animosity to any person on grounds of gender, race or colour.
- You will not use the Services for spamming. Spamming includes, but is not limited to:
- The bulk sending of unsolicited messages, or the sending of unsolicited emails which provoke complaints from recipients;
- The sending of junk mail;
- The use of distribution lists that include people who have not given specific permission to be included in such distribution process;
- Excessive and repeated posting off-topic messages to newsgroups;
- Excessive and repeated cross-posting;
- Email harassment of another Internet user, including but not limited to, transmitting any threatening, libellous or obscene Material, or Material of any nature which could be deemed to be offensive;
- The emailing of age inappropriate communications or content to anyone under the age of 18.
- You agree to indemnify us against any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyers’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising in any way out of your use of Our Web Site, your posting any Material, or the infringement by you, or by any other person using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person.
- We or our Content suppliers may make improvements or changes to Our Website, the Content, or to any of the Goods, at any time and without advance notice.
- You are advised that Content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. This is inevitable in any large website. We would be grateful if you bring to our immediate attention, any that you find.
- We give no warranty and make no representation, express or implied, as to:
- the adequacy or appropriateness of the Goods for your purpose;
- the truth of any Content on Our Website published by someone other than us;
- any implied warranty or condition as to merchantability or fitness of the Goods for a purpose other than that for which the Goods are commonly used;
- compatibility of Our Website with your equipment, software or telecommunications connection.
- Our Website contains links to other Internet websites outside our power and control. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable in any way for the Content of any such linked website, nor for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such website.
- We are not liable in any circumstances for special, indirect or consequential loss or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, loss of data or loss of revenues or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with your use of Our Website or the purchase of Goods.
- In any event, including the event that any term or condition or obligation on our part (“Implied Term”) is implied into these conditions by law, then our liability is limited to the maximum extent permitted by law, to the value of the goods or services you have purchased.
- The above two sub paragraphs do not apply to a claim for personal injury.
20 Miscellaneous provisions
- When we communicate with you we do so by email. You agree that email communications are contractually binding in the same way as properly signed and dated paper sent by post.
- Where we provide goods or services without specific charge to you, then it (or they) is deemed to be provided free of charge, and not to be associated with any other goods or service for which a charge is made. Accordingly, there is no contractual nor other obligation upon us in respect of those goods or service.
- Nothing in this agreement or on Our Website shall confer on any third party any benefit or obligation.
- If any of these terms is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.
- No waiver by us, in exercising any right, power or provision in this agreement shall operate as a waiver of any other right or of that same right at a future time; nor shall any delay in exercise of any power or right be interpreted as a waiver.
- In the event of a dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms or any contract between you and us, then you agree to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with us in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.
- We are not liable for any breach of our obligations resulting from causes beyond our reasonable control including strikes of our own employees.
- This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Australia. This agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is hereby expressly excluded.
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