Fibrefaerie Terms of Service/Terms and Conditions
Last updated: May 2016
In these terms and conditions, “we” “us” and “our” refers to Fibrefaerie. “Service” refers to our website http://www.fibrefaerie.com.au. Your access to and use of all information on this website including purchase of our product/s is provided subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.
We reserve the right to amend this notice at any time and your use of the website following any amendments will represent your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions as amended. We therefore recommend that each time you access our website you read these terms and conditions.
We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.
All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
Links To Other Web Sites
This website may from time to time contain hyperlinks to other third party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Fibrefaerie. Any hyperlink on our website to another website does not imply our endorsement, support, or sponsorship of the operator of that website nor of the information and/or products which they provide.
Fibrefaerie has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Fibrefaerie shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party web sites or services that you visit.
You may link our website with our consent. Any such linking will be entirely your responsibility and at your expense. By linking, you must not alter any of our website’s contents including any intellectual property notices and you must not frame or reformat any of our pages, files, images, text or other materials.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 3 0 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.
Prices, Products and Registrations
All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
We endeavour to ensure that our price list is current. We reserve the right to amend our prices at any time. If you have registered interest for a class, prior to being invoiced for a class, we give no guarantee that your registration will be able to be fulfilled unless at our discretion.
We endeavour to ensure that our product and service list is current however we give no undertaking as to the availability of any product advertised on our website.
We strive to ensure that our products are described as accurately as possible on our website, however we do not warrant that the description is accurate. Where we become aware of any misdescription, we reserve the right to correct any error or omission.
Images have been provided for illustrative purposes only and we do not guarantee that any image will reproduce in true colour nor that any given image will reflect or portray the full design or result relating to that product. All effort is made to produce images that accurately represent products. Please also note that there maybe differences in colour when viewing on different monitors.
We do not guarantee that any image used in conjunction with a product will be the exact result from participation in a class, course or workshop. These images are examples only.
Fibrefaerie considers customer relations to be extremely important, and is committed to providing customers with quality products with accurate descriptions and clear pricing to create a hassle-free shopping experience. We are unable to offer returns and exchanges at this time for change of mind (or as otherwise stated below), however if there is a problem with the product we will happily refund or exchange as outlined in our policy.
In line with Australian Consumer Law Refunds and Exchanges will be offered if:
the goods are faulty,
don't match the product description
or are unfit for their intended purpose.
Returns can only be processed when accompanied by the receipt or proof of purchase.
In the case of defective items, we will be happy to replace it or refund the purchase price if you return it within 30 days of the purchase.
Fibrefaerie In-store Refund & Exchange Policy is to not refund or exchange if you ;
simply change your mind,
no longer want the product,
found the item cheaper elsewhere,
found a better product elsewhere,
damaged the product by misusing it (i.e. dropped it in water),
purchase the wrong item,
purchase too many items,
use the product for a long time and the problem is a result of usual wear and tear (please see the Office of Fair Trading website for more details).
We cannot refund charts, patterns or books; cut fabrics, ribbons, trims; haberdashery, knitting needles or crochet hooks not in the original packaging, unless they meet one of the returns criteria.
Please also note that a Sale item will not be eligible for a refund or exchange if the item was damaged or faulty and the customer was made aware of the relevant fault before buying the product (such as if the fault was written on the product's tag, or for online purchases, indicated in any photos or descriptions of the item online).
Therefore to be eligible for a refund or exchange:-
the item must be faulty, doesn’t match product description (as stated on the tag, advertising or website) or is unfit for the intended purpose.
the item must be accompanied by a receipt or proof of purchase from Fibrefaerie.
Class/Course & Workshop Fees, Charges and Payments
Clarification of Terms
"Registration" refers to registering interest in a class/course or workshop PRIOR to booking.
"Booking" refers to having read the Fee Policy issued with your Invoice and having made FULL PAYMENT at least 7 days prior to the class/course or workshop unless with consent from Fibrefaerie.
After registering your interest you will be sent an email with an invoice and details on how to pay.
Full Payment must be received in advance (at least 7 days) to secure your booking.
Payments can be made via Paypal, electronic funds transfer or in person at selected times.
After registering your interest you will be sent a booking link with an invoice and details on how to pay.
Material lists for each class are compulsory and included in the price of all classes held at the Castlemaine Studio except at the discretion of Fibrefaerie.
There is a $10 administration charge for cancellations.
There is a $10 administration charge for changes to bookings made within 7 days of the event, or in addition to the one free change of booking for advance notice.
Change of Bookings & Cancellations
If you cancel more than 7 days before a class we will issue a full refund, minus the $10 administration charge.
If you want to change your booking and contact Fibrefaerie more than 7 days before your booked class your first Change of Booking is FREE. After that administration charges of $10 per change apply.
Fees are 50% non-refundable if a cancellation is made by you within 7 days of the event, and a $10 administration charge will be applied - for eg.you get back 50% refund minus $10 admin charge.
If a Change of Booking is requested within 7 days but more than 48hrs of the event, a credit of the remaining fees (minus 50% & $10 Admin charge) will be applied to the alternate booking
Fees are 100% non-refundable if a cancellation is made by you within 48hrs (2days of event).
If Fibrefaerie cancels the class we will give the option to reschedule to another time. If you cannot make the alternate time and can give at least 7 days notice that you can’t attend this alternative class, your fees will be refunded in full.
If Fibrefaerie cancels the class for whatever reason without the option of rescheduling, fees will be refunded in full.
Fibrefaerie reserves the right to refund fees, waive administration charges and provide discounts, bonuses, freebies or reschedule classes at Fibrefaerie’s discretion, taking into account costs, minimums and extreme circumstances.
By visiting fibrefaerie.com.au, you are accepting the practices outline in this Privacy Notice.
We have adopted the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information. A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner at www.privacy.gov.au.
What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. The information we learn from customers helps us personalise and continually improve your experience with our services. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. You provide most such information when you search, buy, or communicate with our customer service. For example, you provide information when you search for a product; place an order; and communicate with us by phone, email, or otherwise. As a result of those actions, you might provide us with such information as your name, address, and phone numbers; credit card information, addresses and gift recipient’s details. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customising future shopping for you, improving our shop and our customer service policies, and communicating with you. Examples of Personal Information we collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and shopping history.
This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including interviews, correspondence, by telephone and fax, by email, via Facebook and other social media i.e. Instagram, Google Plus, Twitter, Pinterest and Ravelry, via our website www.fibrefaerie.com.au, from your website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you and marketing. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.
When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:
• For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
• For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
• With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.Third Parties
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:
• Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
• Where required or authorised by law.
Security of Personal Information
Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.
Access to your Personal Information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.
Fibrefaerie will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.
In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.
Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information
It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.
This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.
Licenses & Copyright
When you visit our website, we give you a limited licence to access and use our information for personal use.
The licence to access and use the information or images on our website does not include the right to use any data mining robots or other extraction tools. The licence also does not permit you to metatag or mirror our website without our prior written permission. We reserve the right to serve you with notice if we become aware of your metatag or mirroring of our website.
The copyright to all content on this website including applets, graphics, images, layouts and text belongs to us or we have a licence to use those materials.
Except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), you are not permitted to copy, reproduce, republish, distribute or display any of the information or images on this website without our prior written permission.
Disclaimers and Liabilities
Whilst we have taken all due care in providing the information on our website, we do not provide any warranty either express or implied including without limitation warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied into these terms and conditions is excluded.
We also take all due care in ensuring that our website is free of any virus, worm, Trojan horse and/or malware, however we are not responsible for any damage to your computer system which arises in connection with your use of our website or any linked website.
We accept no liability for any loss whatsoever including consequential loss suffered by you arising from services and/or product/s we have supplied.
By accessing our website, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from all claims, actions, damages, costs and expenses including legal fees arising from or in connection with your use of our website.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.