Wholesale T's & C's
Shipping & Refund Policy:
- For Wholesale Orders, we offer free shipping to all New Zealand postal addresses on all orders over $150. Orders under $150 are subject to a flat fee of $5.
- See our full Shipping PolicyLINK and our Refund PolicyLINK
Wholesale Accounts - Terms & Conditions of Trade:
Terms and Conditions of Trade:
1. Definitions In these terms and conditions:
1.1 “Business Customer” means the customer, person, firm, company, partnership, trust or entity named on the Wholesale Account Application Form.
1.2 “Consumer Guarantees Act” means the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.
1.3 “Goods” means all goods or work products which are supplied by the Supplier under any contract, agreement, arrangement, or understanding to the Business Customer.
1.4 “Intellectual Property” means any intellectual property or other property of a creative, branding, or innovative nature, including (as an example but without limitation) trademarks, designs, copyright, methods of business of manufacture, and confidential information.
1.5 “PPSA” means the Personal Property Securities Act 1999, and in these Terms, unless the contrary intention appears, the terms “at risk”, “financing statement”, “financing change statement”, “proceeds”, “security interest” and “verification statement” each have the meaning given to that term in the PPSA.
1.6 “Premises” means the shipping address of the Business Customer noted on the Wholesale Account Application Form.
1.7 “Services” means all services which are supplied by the Supplier under any contract, agreement, arrangement, or understanding to the Business Customer.
1.8 “Supplier” means NZCC Limited (trading as The New Zealand Casings Co andwww.nzcasings.co.nz ) and its successors and assigns.
1.9 “Terms” means these standard terms and conditions.
1.10 “Wholesale Account Application Form” means the application for a trade credit account between the Supplier and the Business Customer in relation to the supply of Goods and/or Services.
2.1 These Terms apply to all offers, quotations, and agreements entered into between the Supplier and the Business Customer for the supply of Goods and/or Services.
2.2 By submitting the Wholesale Account Application Form or placing an order for Goods and/or Services, the Business Customer shall be deemed to accept these Terms.
2.3 To the extent the Consumer Guarantees Act applies, nothing in these Terms limits the Business Customer’s rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act unless it would be fair and reasonable to do so.
2.4 Goods are offered subject to availability. Where Goods are not available, the Supplier has no obligation to supply the Business Customer.
2.5 Reference to any legislation includes its successor or amendment legislation; and the singular includes the plural and vices versa.
2.6 Clauses 4, 5, 6, 9.2(d), 9.2(e) and 10 only apply where the Supplier has supplied Goods to the Business Customer under these Terms.
2.7 Clause 7 only applies where the Supplier has supplied Services to the Business Customer under these Terms.
3. Payment and price
3.1 When placing an order on our online wholesale store, the Business Customer has the choice of:
a) paying at the time of placing the order via credit card
b)choosing to pay by Invoice. An invoice will be emailed to the email address provided on the Wholesale Account Application Form upon dispatch of Goods.
Unless otherwise agreed in writing, payment via Invoice for Goods and/or Services shall be made by the Business Customer:
a) 20th of the month following the date of the Supplier’s invoice via direct bank transfer into Bank Account: 01-0646-0332581-00; and
b) for the full amount stated on the Supplier’s invoice (without any kind of deduction, counterclaim, or set-off) and in cleared funds; but
c) immediately, where there has been a default under these Terms;
3.2 Where the full payment has not been received in accordance with this clause, the Business Customer agrees to pay interest to the Supplier on the amount owing on the due date at the rate of 2% per month, calculated on a daily basis, and shall accrue in the same manner until payment of the overdue amount and any interest is made in full. Where only part payment has been made, or any payment made where full payment has not been made for Goods and/or Services previously supplied, the Supplier may apply the payment received by the Business Customer towards any of the Goods and/or Services supplied at the Supplier’s sole discretion.
3.3 If any amount payable by the Business Customer is overdue then the Business Customer will be deemed to be in Default and clauses 9 and 10 will apply. At the full discretion of the Supplier, the Business Customer may be put onto payment before dispatch payment terms which will require the Business Customer to pay for the goods via credit card a the time the order is made or via some other arrangement with the Supplier.
3.4 Where the Supplier has supplied Goods to the Business Customer under these Terms, the Business Customer will pay to the Supplier on a full indemnity basis all costs and expenses (including costs on a solicitor and client basis) that the Supplier incurs in general administration, delivery of Goods, storage (where the Business Customer fails to take delivery), securing its position, PPSA matters in clauses 9 and 10, repossessing, and enforcing, or attempting to enforce any of the Supplier’s rights under these Terms.
3.5 All prices are in New Zealand dollars and exclusive of goods and services tax and other government levies, unless otherwise stated, and the amount of goods and services tax shall be added to the price payable by the Business Customer.
3.6 Prices are only valid for the time stated on any quotation, website, or price list, or if no time is stated, the date of the quotation, price list, or search of website, and is subject to change without notice.
3.7 The Business Customer is liable for full payment of any order for Goods and/or Services subsequently cancelled by the Business Customer unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Supplier.
3.8 Any grant of credit by the Supplier to the Business Customer is at the Supplier’s sole discretion, and can be cancelled at any time without notice to the Business Customer.
4. Delivery and risk
4.1 The Supplier undertakes to use all reasonable endeavours to deliver the Goods within the time requested, but the time of delivery shall not be treated as a condition of sale. To the fullest extent permitted by law, and subject to clause 2.3 of these Terms, the Supplier:
- will not be liable in any way to the Business Customer or any other party for loss resulting from delay; and
- reserves the right to deliver the Goods by instalments and each instalment shall be deemed to be a separate contract governed by these Terms.
4.2 Delivery shall occur when the Supplier (or a third party on instruction by the Supplier) hands possession or control of the Goods to the Business Customer (or a third party on instruction by the Business Customer) at which point the Goods shall be at the sole risk of the Business Customer. The Supplier shall not be liable for any damage to the Goods once risk has passed.
4.3 Subject to any returns policy expressly stated by the Supplier to the Business Customer, the Business Customer shall be deemed to have accepted the Goods unless the Business Customer notifies the Supplier of damage to the Goods within five (7) working days of delivery of the Goods to the Business Customer.
4.4 Insurance, assembly, configuration, and installation of the Goods is the sole responsibility of the Business Customer.
5.1 For so long as any amounts are owing to the Supplier the Business Customer must insure and keep the Goods insured once risk has passed to the Business Customer for the full insurable value or such other amount or amounts and against such risks and contingencies and on such terms as the Supplier deems necessary.
5.2 The Business Customer must notify the Supplier of the happening of any event in relation to Goods which are insured. Where the Business Customer receives any insurance proceeds for the Goods, such proceeds shall be paid to the Supplier in reduction of amounts owing by the Business Customer to the Supplier.
6. Location and title
6.1 The Goods shall be held by the Business Customer at the Premises until the Goods have been sold in the ordinary course of the Business Customer’s business. The Business Customer shall not remove the Goods, or allow the Goods to be removed from the Premises prior to sale without the prior written consent of the Supplier.
6.2 The Goods shall either be kept separate from other goods or labelled in such a way so that the Goods are easily identifiable as belonging to the Supplier. The Business Customer must keep accurate financial records in order to trace the proceeds of any sale or other disposition of the Goods until the Goods are fully paid for. The Supplier, or its agent(s), may on reasonable notice enter the Premises (or other premises to which the Business Customer has access and where the Goods are stored or where the Supplier reasonably believes the Goods are stored) at any time, and search for and inspect the Goods and/or the Business Customer’s financial records relating to the Goods, without incurring any liability to the Business Customer or any person claiming through the Business Customer. The Business Customer may not revoke the permission granted in this clause.
6.3 Despite delivery of the Goods to the Business Customer, passing of risk, and possession of Goods by the Business Customer, title to the Goods is retained by the Supplier, and the Goods are held by the Business Customer as bailee only, until the Business Customer has paid the Supplier in full for all Goods in accordance with clause 3 of these Terms. Part payment of any amount for the Goods does not convey any part right, title, and interest in the Goods.
7.1 The Supplier may suspend provision of the Services or refuse to provide Services at any time. The Supplier may also sub-contract the whole or any part of the Services.
7.2 The Business Customer must not:
a) use the Services for any purpose not expressly permitted by the Supplier; or
b) resupply the Services or otherwise make the Services available to any person, except with the Supplier’s prior written consent in each instance.
7.3 Where the Supplier is supplying Services at the Premises the Business Customer must:
a) ensure that it provides the Supplier with reasonable access to the Premises to enable the Supplier to provide the Services; and
b) complies in all respects with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (and any successive health and safety legislation).
8. Representations and warranties
8.1 The Business Customer represents and warrants that:
a) all information provided in the Wholesale Account Application Form is true, correct, and complete;
b) the Customer is acquiring the Goods and Services for business purposes, and accordingly, subject to clause 2.3 of these Terms, to the fullest extent permitted by law and solely to the extent it is fair and reasonable to do so: the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 does not apply to the supply of the Goods and/or Services; and
c) it will notify the Supplier of any change in ownership, control, status, or management of the Business Customer.
8.2 The above representations and warranties apply at the time of every supply of Goods and/or Services under these Terms.
8.3 Subject to clause 2.3 of these Terms, the only warranty given by the Supplier is the express warranty supplied to the Business Customer by the Supplier or the manufacturer of the Goods in respect of specified Goods. Any such warranty may include situations that void the warranty. All other terms, conditions, warranties and representations expressed or implied, whether by operation of law, statutory or otherwise are expressly excluded (except any which may not lawfully be excluded).
8.4 The Supplier’s liability to the Business Customer under the Fair Trading Act 1986 is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law, The Business Customer agrees that it is fair and reasonable that the parties are bound by the provisions in these Terms.
8.5 Subject to any liability that cannot be excluded by law, and clause 2.3 of these Terms, the Supplier’s total aggregate liability (whether in tort (including negligence), contract or otherwise) for any loss or damage or injury arising directly or indirectly from any defect in or non-compliance of any Goods, or any other breach of the Supplier’s obligations shall be limited to the price paid by the Business Customer for the relevant Goods and/or Services.
8.6 To the fullest extent permitted by law, and subject to clause 2.3 of these Terms, the Supplier will not be liable for any loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of savings or for any indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or incidental damages suffered by the Business Customer as a result of these Terms, the Goods and/or the Services.
9.1 The Business Customer acknowledges the following shall be deemed to be a default under these Terms:
a) if any amount payable by the Business Customer is overdue;
b) if the Business Customer fails to meet any obligation under, or there is a breach of any provision or warranty in these Terms, or if there is a breach of any obligation under any other contract or deed between the Business Customer and the Supplier;
c) if the Business Customer becomes or is likely to become insolvent or an arrangement or compromise is made with its creditors;
d) if a receiver, liquidator, administrator, or statutory manager (or any other similar official) is appointed to the Business Customer or the Business Customer is adjudicated bankrupt;
e) an encumbrancer takes possession of any Goods or other collateral;
f) if the Business Customer no longer carries on business or threatens to cease carrying on business; or
g)if the Supplier has grounds to believe the Goods are at risk.
9.2 Following any default under these Terms, the Supplier (or its agent(s)) shall be entitled to do any or all of the following:
a) refuse to supply any Goods and/or Services; and/or
b)change the payment terms of the Business Customer to payment before dispatch.
c) call up all amounts owing by the Business Customer to the Supplier as immediately due and payable; and/or
d) immediately enforce the security interest created under these Terms; and/or
e) cancel all or any part of any contract or contracts (including these Terms) with the Business Customer; and/or
f) enter the Premises (or any other premises to which the Business Customer has access and where the Goods are stored or where the Supplier reasonably believes the Goods are stored) to recover any of the Goods (whether they are affixed, attached, or stored in any way) or enter any other premises where the Supplier believes the Goods are stored at any time and without notice and to use such force as required (the Business Customer irrevocably authorises and indemnifies the Supplier and any of its agents for this purpose and may not revoke the permission granted in this clause), and/or
g) appoint any person or persons to be receiver of all or any of the Goods. A receiver has (in addition to the powers conferred by the Receiverships Act 1993, at law or otherwise and except to the extent expressly excluded by his or her terms of appointment) all the powers in relation to the Goods to do anything the Business Customer (or a person with absolute ownership of the Goods and carrying on the business for its own benefit) could do and to exercise such powers on such terms and conditions as the receiver thinks fit.
9.3 The enforcement, partial enforcement, waiver of rights, invalidity, or grant of time, of any of the Supplier’s rights under these Terms shall not be deemed to be a waiver or invalidity of any other of the Supplier’s rights under these Terms.
10.1 The Business Customer grants to the Supplier a security interest in all present and after acquired Goods supplied by the Supplier to the Business Customer and all proceeds of the Goods for the purposes of the PPSA as security for the payment of the Goods and any amount owing by the Business Customer to the Supplier from time to time.
10.2 The Business Customer acknowledges that it has received value as at the date of the first delivery of Goods under these Terms and that nothing in these Terms is an agreement that a security interest created herein attaches at a later time that the time specified in section 40(1) of the PPSA.
10.3 Each security interest created under these Terms is a continuing security, notwithstanding any intermediate payments or settlements of accounts of anything else and is in addition to, and is not to be merged with, any other security or guarantee expressed or intended to be security for any other obligations owing by the Business Customer to the Supplier.
10.4 On the request of the Supplier, the Business Customer shall promptly execute any documents and do anything else required by the Supplier to give effect to these Terms and to ensure that the security interest created under these Terms constitutes and remains a first ranking perfected security interest over the Goods and their proceeds.
10.5 The Business Customer:
a) shall not consent to or enter into any agreement which permits any supplier or other person to register a security interest in respect of the Goods or their proceeds subject to the Supplier’s security interest, which ranks in priority to the Supplier’s rights as first-ranking perfected security holder in the Goods and their proceeds;
b) shall notify the Supplier in writing of a change of its name, address or contact at least 14 working days prior to the date on which the change of name becomes effective;
c) shall provide any information the Supplier reasonably requires to complete a financing statement or a financing change statement; and
d) waives any right to receive a copy of any verification statement, financing statement or financing change statement under the PPSA.
10.6 The Supplier is not required to marshal, enforce or apply under any security interest, guarantee or other entitlement held by the Supplier at any time or any money or property that the Supplier at any time holds or is entitled to receive.
10.7 The Business Customer agrees that nothing in sections 114(1)(a), 133 and 134 of the PPSA shall apply to these Terms. The Business Customer agrees that it has none of the rights referred to in section 107(2)(a) to (i) of the PPSA.
10.8 The Business Customer agrees that its rights as debtor in sections 116, 120(2), 121, 127, 129 and 131 of the PPSA shall not apply to these Terms.
10.9 The Business Customer must not give to the Supplier a written demand, or allow any other person to give the Supplier a written demand, requiring the Supplier to register a financing change statement of lodge a change demand or allow any other person 3 to lodge a change demand, in each case in relation to a financing statement registered by us under the PPSA.
11. Intellectual property rights
11.1 The Supplier owns all Intellectual Property in relation to the Goods and/or Services, and the Business Customer shall not acquire any right, title or interest in the Supplier’s Intellectual Property.
12.1 The Business Customer may be required to provide further reasonable business information to enable the Supplier to open a Wholesale Trade Account and invoice the Business Customer. Failure to provide this information in a complete, correct and/or timely manner is deemed to be an act of Default (clause 9).
12.2 You can review the most current version of the Terms & Conditions of Trade at any time at www.nzcasings.co.nz. The Suppliers reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms & Conditions of Trade 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 and/or the placement of an order for Goods following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.
12.3 The Business Customer may not assign its rights under these Terms, the Trade Account Application, and any other document between the Business Customer and the Supplier without written consent of the Supplier. The Supplier may assign or transfer its rights and title under these Terms without consent of the Business Customer.
12.4 Where any provision of these Terms becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of the Terms will be unaffected.
12.5 The parties are independent contractors, not employees, agents or representatives of each other. Neither party has the right to bind the other party or any other party to any agreement.
12.6 The Business Customer consents to receive notices given pursuant to these Terms and other communications from the Supplier electronically.
12.7 Neither party will be liable for any delay in meeting, or failure to meet, its obligations (other than an obligation to pay money) where such delay or failure is caused by any event outside its reasonable control (including any delay or failure caused by any act or omission of the other party). If a party is prevented from meeting its obligations due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control it shall notify the other party of those circumstances as soon as reasonably practicable and shall use its reasonable endeavours to minimise the effects of its inability to perform its obligations.
12.8 These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and each of the parties submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.
13. Contact Information
Questions about the Terms & Conditions of Trade should be sent to us by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.