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© needessentials 2013 - 2023

This website is operated by needessentials. These general Terms and Conditions of Sale (“the Terms & Conditions”) and separate Privacy Policy apply to the sale of all products by Need Pty Ltd [ACN 612 160 157] Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to needessentials

By visiting our site and/ or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.

Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.

Any new features or tools which are added to the current store shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products to you.

Online Store Terms

By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
You may not use our products for any illegal or unauthorised purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your Services.

General Conditions

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
You understand that your content (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by us.
The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.

Intellectual Property

needessentials owns all Intellectual property rights in and to this website and the products and information displayed in it and other material underlying and forming part of this website including all logos, graphics, icons, and images, text and site design and layout. You may use the content of this site only for purchasing needessentials products on this site and for no other purpose. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Any unauthorised use of the materials appearing on this site may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws.

Accuracy of Product Descriptions

We try to ensure that information provided through this website is accurate and current. However, we cannot, and do not, represent or warrant the accuracy, adequacy, completeness of information on this website or that it is up to date. For example (but without limitation):

  • Prices and colours of products may change, and all products are subject to availability;
  • Variations to products may occur from time to time for various reasons (including changes in seasonal range, or product specifications);
  • While we try to represent products (including colours) accurately, the representation on your screen may be different to the actual product;
  • Descriptions of products are summaries only (if you require any further information please contact us direct via info@needessentials.com and we will respond as soon as possible);
  • We may withdraw any product from sale for any reason, however that product might still appear on our website for a period of time after that withdrawal;
  • Due to technical or human error, information may be recorded incorrectly or omitted;

If a product offered by us is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it to us in unused condition for a full refund. We make no undertaking that a product shown on our website will be available for purchase online, or at the Torquay warehouse store.

Accuracy of Billing and Account Information

We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.

You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.

For more detail, please review our Returns Policy.

Pricing

All prices and delivery charges on our site are in Australian dollars (AUD$) and are inclusive of GST (if any). International orders will be processed in Australian dollars AUD$).

If you order products for delivery outside Australia, the products may be subject to import duties and taxes which are levied when the delivery reaches its final destination. You will be responsible for payment of these duties and taxes.

We reserve the right to alter prices and delivery charges for any reason at any time. If there is a pricing mistake on our site, we are not obliged to honour such price, and will contact you prior to processing your order.

Last Chance Pricing

All discounts reflected in the advertised Last Chance price are for discontinued earlier season lines and will only be available until the advertised product is sold out. Availability of styles, sizes and colours may vary in the warehouse store and online.

No Resale

Goods are not to be purchased for resale in any form.

Liability

We are not liable for any loss or damage caused by this website or any website linked to or from this website, or for any failure to accept any order or to deliver any product ordered or for late delivery of any product (other than to refund any purchase price paid to us for products not delivered).

needessentials products are fully warranted against defects in materials and workmanship.

needessentials is committed to complying with all our obligations under consumer laws. Your rights are in addition to any rights you have under such laws. To the extent permitted by law, any other condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied into these Terms is excluded.

We use up to date virus protection software but needessentials does not warrant that this site, its servers, or e-mails sent from needessentials are free of viruses or other harmful components. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages.

Gift Cards

In the event that a needessentials gift card value information is unable to be retrieved online, we reserve the right to decline a gift card transaction until the correct card value can be verified. Gift cards are non-transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash, and cannot be credited to an account. No change will be given. Cards can be redeemed in full or for part of a payment. Unredeemed balances will remain on the card until used. We cannot replace, redeem or refund lost, stolen or damaged gift cards. Gift cards can be used in conjunction with another form of payment. Gift card balances can be checked by contacting our customer service team.

Third-Party Links

Certain content, products and services available via our Service may include materials from third-parties. Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.  We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.

User Comments, Feedback and Other Submissions

If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, 'comments'), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to us. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments.
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any comments posted by you or any third-party.

Cookies

This website may use cookies (small data files that are sent to a user’s computer to record aspects of that user’s experience of the site) from time to time to improve the operation of the site but will not involve the collection of personal information.

Looking to disable cookies? We have already done it for you, Shopify personal data collection is turned off across our website.

All personal data collected and processed by our organization is handled in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to ensure privacy and data protection rights are upheld.

Personal Information

Your submission of personal information through the store is governed by our Privacy Policy.

Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions

Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.

Prohibited Uses

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability

We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.
We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable.
You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.
You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.
In no case shall needessentials, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless needessentials and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyers’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

Severability

In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

Termination

The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.
These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site.
If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).

Entire Agreement

The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.

Application of Law

needessentials will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of its obligations under its contract with you that is caused by an event outside its reasonable control.

Each of these Terms is separately binding. If for any reason any Term is not effective or binding, all other Terms remain effective and binding. If we do not exercise or enforce any right available to us under these Terms or otherwise arising at law or in equity that does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

Contracts for the purchase of products, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formulation, will be governed by Australian law. Any dispute or claim shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Australian courts. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms are reserved. We may amend these Terms at any time without notice to you. Amendments will come into effect from the date they are published on this website. The updated version of these Terms will supersede all prior versions.

Changes To Terms Of Service

You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Contact Information

Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at info@needessentials.com

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