Terms & conditions

Terms and conditions- Build Me Limited

Definitions

1.1 “BuildME” shall mean Build Me Ltd in all its trading forms (Brand Names and Trademarks), its successors and assigns or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of Build Me Ltd.
1.2 “Customer” shall mean the Customer (or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of the Customer) as described on any quotation, work authorisation or other form as provided by BuildME to the Customer.
1.3 “Guarantor” shall mean that person (or persons) who agrees to be liable for the debts of the Customer on a principal debtor basis.
1.4 “Goods” shall mean all Goods supplied by BuildME to the Customer (and where the context so permits shall include any supply of Services as hereinafter defined) and includes Goods described on any invoices, quotation, work authorisation or any other forms as provided by BuildME to the Customer.
1.5 “Services” shall mean all services supplied by BuildME to the Customer and includes any advice or recommendations (and where the context so permits shall include any supply of Goods as defined above).
1.6 “Price” shall mean the price payable for the Goods as agreed between BuildME and the Customer in accordance with clause 4 of this contract.

Consumer Guarantees Act 1993

2.1 If the Customer is acquiring Goods for the purposes of a trade or business, the Customer acknowledges that the provisions of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 do not apply to the supply of Goods by BuildME to the Customer.

Acceptance

3.1 Any instructions received by BuildME from the Customer for the supply of Goods and/or the Customer’s acceptance of Goods supplied by BuildME shall constitute acceptance of the terms and conditions contained herein.
3.2 Where more than one Customer has entered into this agreement, the Customers shall be jointly and severally liable for all payments of the Price.
3.3 Upon acceptance of these terms and conditions by the Customer the terms and conditions are binding and can only be amended with the written consent of BuildME.
3.4 The Customer shall give BuildME not less than fourteen (14) days prior written notice of any proposed change of ownership of the Customer or any change in the Customer’s name and/or any other change in the Customer’s details (including but not limited to, changes in the Customer’s address, facsimile number, or business practice). The Customer shall be liable for any loss incurred by BuildME as a result of the Customer’s failure to comply with this clause.
3.5 Goods are supplied by BuildME only on the terms and conditions of trade herein to the exclusion of anything to the contrary in the terms of the Customer’s order notwithstanding that any such order is placed on terms that purport to override these terms and conditions of trade

Price and Payment

4.1 At BuildME’s sole discretion the Price shall be either:
(a) as indicated on invoices provided by BuildME to the Customer in respect of Goods supplied; or
(b) BuildME’s quoted Price (subject to clause 4.2) which shall be binding upon BuildME provided that the Customer shall accept BuildME’s
quotation in writing within thirty (30) days.
4.2 BuildME reserves the right to change the Price in the event of a variation to BuildME’s quotation. Any variation from the plan of scheduled
Services or specifications of the Goods (including, but not limited to, any variation as a result of additional work required due to unforeseen
circumstances or as a result of increases to BuildME in the cost of Goods and labour) will be charged for on the basis of BuildME’s quotation
and will be shown as variations on the invoice.
4.3 At BuildME’s sole discretion a deposit may be required.
4.4 BuildME may submit detailed progress payment claims:
(a) at intervals not less than monthly for work performed up to the end of each month; or
(b) in accordance with BuildME’s specified payment schedule; and such payment claims may include the reasonable value of authorised
variations and the value of any Goods delivered to the site but not yet installed.
4.5 At BuildME’s sole discretion:
(a) payment shall be due on delivery of the Goods; or
(b) payment shall be due before delivery of the Goods; or
(c) payment for approved Customers shall be due twenty (20) days following the end of the month in which a statement is posted to the
Customer’s address or address for notices.
4.6 Time for payment shall be of the essence and will be stated on the invoice or any other forms. If no time is stated then payment shall be
due seven (7) days following the date of the invoice.
4.7 Payment will be made by cash, or by credit card, or by direct credit, or by any other method as agreed to between the Customer and
BuildME.
4.8 GST and other taxes and duties that may be applicable shall be added to the Price except when they are expressly included in the Price.
4.9 Deposit refunds before work commences shall be refunded after costs incurred have been deducted from the deposit.
This may include one or more of the following:
-Time spent to source products
-Material restocking or reassigning cost.
-Establishment costs.
-Costs resulting from loss of productivity.
-Administration costs.

Delivery of the Goods

5.1 At BuildME’s sole discretion delivery of the Goods shall take place when:
(a) the Customer takes possession of the Goods at the Customer’s nominated address (in the event that the Goods are delivered by BuildME
or BuildME’s nominated carrier); or
(b) the Customer’s nominated carrier takes possession of the Goods in which event the carrier shall be deemed to be the Customer’s agent.
5.2 At BuildME’s sole discretion the costs of delivery are:
(a) included in the Price; or
(b) in addition to the Price.
5.3 The Customer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Goods whenever they are tendered for delivery. In the event
that the Customer is unable to take delivery of the Goods as arranged then BuildME shall be entitled to charge a reasonable fee for redelivery.
5.4 Delivery of the Goods to a third party nominated by the Customer is deemed to be delivery to the Customer for the purposes of this
agreement.
5.5 BuildME may deliver the Goods by separate instalments. Each separate instalment shall be invoiced and paid for in accordance with the
provisions in these terms and conditions.
5.6 The failure of BuildME to deliver shall not entitle either party to treat this contract as repudiated.
5.7 BuildME shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever due to failure by BuildME to deliver the Goods (or any of them) promptly
or at all, where due to circumstances beyond the control of BuildME.

Risk

6.1 If BuildME retains ownership of the Goods nonetheless, all risk for the Goods passes to the Customer on delivery.
6.2 If any of the Goods are damaged or destroyed following delivery but prior to ownership passing to the Customer, BuildME is entitled to
receive all insurance proceeds payable for the Goods. The production of these terms and conditions by BuildME is sufficient evidence of
BuildME’s rights to receive the insurance proceeds without the need for any person dealing with BuildME to make further enquiries.
6.3 Where the Customer has supplied materials for BuildME to complete the Services, the Customer acknowledges that he accepts
responsibility for the suitability of purpose, quality and any faults inherent in the materials. BuildME shall not be responsible for any defects in
the Services, any loss or damage to the materials (or any part thereof), howsoever arising from the use of materials supplied by the Customer.
6.4 The Customer acknowledges and agrees that BuildME shall not be responsible for the performance or efficiency of the Goods where
those Goods are installed by BuildME in accordance the Customer’s and/or manufacturer’s specifications and instructions.

Title

7.1 BuildME and Customer agree that ownership of the Goods shall not pass until:
(a) the Customer has paid BuildME all amounts owing for the particular Goods; and
(b) the Customer has met all other obligations due by the Customer to BuildME in respect of all contracts between BuildME and the Customer.
7.2 Receipt by BuildME of any form of payment other than cash shall not be deemed to be payment until that form of payment has been
honoured, cleared or recognised and until then BuildME’s ownership or rights in respect of the Goods shall continue.
7.3 It is further agreed that:
(a) where practicable the Goods shall be kept separate and identifiable until BuildME shall have received payment and all other obligations
of the Customer are met; and
(b) until such time as ownership of the Goods shall pass from BuildME to the Customer BuildME may give notice in writing to the Customer
to return the Goods or any of them to BuildME. Upon such notice being given the rights of the Customer to obtain ownership or any other
interest in the Goods shall cease; and
(c) the Customer is only a bailee of the Goods and until such time as BuildME has received payment in full for the Goods then the Customer
shall hold any proceeds from the sale or disposal of the Goods, up to and including the amount the Customer owes to BuildME for the Goods,
on trust for BuildME; and
(d) until such time that ownership in the Goods passes to the Customer, if the Goods are converted into other products, the parties agree that
BuildME will be the owner of the end products; and
(e) if the Customer fails to return the Goods to BuildME then BuildME or BuildME’s agent may (as the invitee of the Customer) enter upon
and into land and premises owned, occupied or used by the Customer, or any premises where the Goods are situated and take possession
of the Goods, and BuildME will not be liable for any reasonable loss or damage suffered as a result of any action by BuildME under this
clause.

Personal Property Securities Act 1999 (“PPSA”)

8.1 Upon assenting to these terms and conditions in writing the Customer acknowledges and agrees that:
(a) these terms and conditions constitute a security agreement for the purposes of the PPSA; and
(b) a security interest is taken in all Goods previously supplied by BuildME to the Customer (if any) and all Goods that will be supplied in the
future by BuildME to the Customer.
8.2 The Customer undertakes to:
(a) sign any further documents and/or provide any further information (such information to be complete, accurate and up-to-date in all respects)
which BuildME may reasonably require to register a financing statement or financing change statement on the Personal Property Securities
Register;
(b) indemnify, and upon demand reimburse, BuildME for all expenses incurred in registering a financing statement or financing change
statement on the Personal Property Securities Register or releasing any Goods charged thereby;
(c) not register a financing change statement or a change demand without the prior written consent of BuildME; and
(d) immediately advise BuildME of any material change in its business practices of selling the Goods which would result in a change in the
nature of proceeds derived from such sales.
8.3 BuildME and the Customer agree that nothing in sections 114(1)(a), 133 and 134 of the PPSA shall apply to these terms and conditions.
8.4 The Customer waives its rights as a debtor under sections 116, 120(2), 121, 125, 126, 127, 129, 131 and 132 of the PPSA.
8.5 Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by BuildME, the Customer waives its right to receive a verification statement in accordance with
section 148 of the PPSA.
8.6 The Customer shall unconditionally ratify any actions taken by BuildME under clauses 8.1 to 8.5.

Defects

9.1 The Customer shall inspect the Goods on delivery and shall within two (2) days of delivery (time being of the essence) notify BuildME of
any alleged defect, shortage in quantity, damage or failure to comply with the description or quote. The Customer shall afford BuildME an
opportunity to inspect the Goods within a reasonable time following delivery if the Customer believes the Goods are defective in any way. If
the Customer shall fail to comply with these provisions the Goods shall be presumed to be free from any defect or damage. For defective
Goods, which BuildME has agreed in writing that the Customer is entitled to reject, BuildME’s liability is limited to either (at BuildME’s
discretion) replacing the Goods or repairing the Goods.

Returns

10.1 Returns will only be accepted provided that:
(a) the Customer has complied with the provisions of clause 9.1; and
(b) BuildME has agreed in writing to accept the return of the Goods; and
(c) the Goods are returned at the Customer’s cost within two (2) days of the delivery date; and
(d) BuildME will not be liable for Goods which have not been stored or used in a proper manner; and
(e) the Goods are returned in the condition in which they were delivered and with all packaging material, brochures and instruction material
in as new condition as is reasonably possible in the circumstances.
10.2 BuildME may (in its discretion) accept the return of Goods for credit but this may incur a handling fee of twenty percent (20%) of the
value of the returned Goods plus any freight.
10.3 Non-stocklist items or Goods made to the Customer’s specifications are under no circumstances acceptable for credit or return.

Warranty

11.1 For Goods not manufactured by BuildME, the warranty shall be the current warranty provided by the manufacturer of the Goods. BuildME
shall not be bound by nor be responsible for any term, condition, representation or warranty other than that which is given by the manufacturer
of the Goods.
11.2 The conditions applicable to the warranty given on Goods supplied by BuildME are contained on the “Warranty Card” that will be supplied
with the Goods.
11.3 In the case of second hand Goods, the Customer acknowledges that he has had full opportunity to inspect the same and that he accepts
the same with all faults and that no warranty is given by BuildME as to the quality or suitability for any purpose and any implied warranty,
statutory or otherwise, is expressly excluded. BuildME shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to the Goods, or caused by the Goods,
or any part thereof however arising.

Intellectual Property

12.1 Where BuildME has designed, drawn or written Goods for the Customer, then the copyright in those designs and drawings and
documents shall remain vested in BuildME, and shall only be used by the Customer at BuildME’s discretion.
12.2 The Customer warrants that all designs or instructions to BuildME will not cause BuildME to infringe any patent, registered design or
trademark in the execution of the Customer’s order and the Customer agrees to indemnify BuildME against any action taken by a third party
against BuildME in respect of any such infringement.
12.3 The Customer agrees that BuildME may use any documents, designs, drawings or Goods created by BuildME for the purposes of
advertising, marketing, or entry into any competition.

Default and Consequences of Default

13.1 Interest on overdue invoices shall accrue daily from the date when payment becomes due, until the date of payment, at a rate of two and
a half percent (2.5%) per calendar month (and at BuildME’s sole discretion such interest shall compound monthly at such a rate) after as well
as before any judgment.
13.2 In the event that the Customer’s payment is dishonoured for any reason the Customer shall be liable for any dishonour fees incurred by
BuildME.
13.3 If the Customer defaults in payment of any invoice when due, the Customer shall indemnify BuildME from and against all costs and
disbursements incurred by BuildME in pursuing the debt including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis and BuildME’s collection
agency costs.
13.4 Without prejudice to any other remedies BuildME may have, if at any time the Customer is in breach of any obligation (including those
relating to payment) BuildME may suspend or terminate the supply of Goods to the Customer and any of its other obligations under the terms
and conditions. BuildME will not be liable to the Customer for any loss or damage the Customer suffers because BuildME has exercised its
rights under this clause.
13.5 If any account remains overdue after thirty (30) days then an amount of the greater of twenty dollars ($20.00) or ten percent (10%) of
the amount overdue (up to a maximum of two hundred dollars ($200.00)) shall be levied for administration fees which sum shall become
immediately due and payable.
13.6 Without prejudice to BuildME’s other remedies at law BuildME shall be entitled to cancel all or any part of any order of the Customer
which remains unfulfilled and all amounts owing to BuildME shall, whether or not due for payment, become immediately payable in the event
that:
(a) any money payable to BuildME becomes overdue, or in BuildME’s opinion the Customer will be unable to meet its payments as they fall
due; or
(b) the Customer becomes insolvent, convenes a meeting with its creditors or proposes or enters into an arrangement with creditors, or makes
an assignment for the benefit of its creditors; or
(c) a receiver, manager, liquidator (provisional or otherwise) or similar person is appointed in respect of the Customer or any asset of the
Customer

Security and Charge

14.1 Despite anything to the contrary contained herein or any other rights which BuildME may have howsoever:
(a) where the Customer and/or the Guarantor (if any) is the owner of land, realty or any other asset capable of being charged, both the
Customer and/or the Guarantor agree to mortgage and/or charge all of their joint and/or several interest in the said land, realty or any other
asset to BuildME or BuildME’s nominee to secure all amounts and other monetary obligations payable under these terms and conditions. The
Customer and/or the Guarantor acknowledge and agree that BuildME (or BuildME’s nominee) shall be entitled to lodge where appropriate a
caveat, which caveat shall be withdrawn once all payments and other monetary obligations payable hereunder have been met.
(b) should BuildME elect to proceed in any manner in accordance with this clause and/or its sub-clauses, the Customer and/or Guarantor
shall indemnify BuildME from and against all BuildME’s costs and disbursements including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis.
(c) the Customer and/or the Guarantor (if any) agree to irrevocably nominate constitute and appoint BuildME or BuildME’s nominee as the
Customer’s and/or Guarantor’s true and lawful attorney to perform all necessary acts to give effect to the provisions of this clause 14.1.

Cancellation

15.1 BuildME may cancel any contract to which these terms and conditions apply or cancel delivery of Goods at any time before the Goods
are delivered by giving written notice to the Customer. On giving such notice BuildME shall repay to the Customer any sums paid in respect
of the Price. BuildME shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from such cancellation.
15.2 In the event that the Customer cancels delivery of the Goods the Customer shall be liable for any loss incurred by BuildME (including,
but not limited to, any loss of profits) up to the time of cancellation.
15.3 Cancellation of orders for Goods made to the Customer’s specifications or non-stocklist items will definitely not be accepted, once
production has commenced.

Privacy Act 1993

16.1 The Customer and the Guarantor/s (if separate to the Customer) authorises BuildME to:
(a) collect, retain and use any information about the Customer and/or Guarantors, for the purpose of assessing the Customer’s and/or
Guarantors creditworthiness or marketing products and services to the Customer and/or Guarantors; and
(b) disclose information about the Customer and/or Guarantors, whether collected by BuildME from the Customer and/or Guarantors directly
or obtained by BuildME from any other source, to any other credit provider or any credit reporting agency for the purposes of providing or
obtaining a credit reference, debt collection or notifying a default by the Customer and/or Guarantors.
16.2 Where the Customer and/or Guarantors are an individual the authorities under clause 16.1 are authorities or consents for the purposes
of the Privacy Act 1993.
16.3 The Customer and/or Guarantors shall have the right to request BuildME for a copy of the information about the Customer and/or
Guarantors retained by BuildME and the right to request BuildME to correct any incorrect information about the Customer and/or Guarantors
held by BuildME.

Customer’s Disclaimer

17.1 The Customer hereby disclaims any right to rescind, or cancel any contract with BuildME or to sue for damages or to claim restitution
arising out of any inadvertent misrepresentation made to the Customer by BuildME and the Customer acknowledges that the Goods are
bought relying solely upon the Customer’s skill and judgment

Construction Contract Act 2002

18.1 The Customer hereby expressly acknowledges that:
(a) BuildME has the right to suspend work within five (5) working days of written notice of its intent to do so if a payment claim is served on
the Customer, and:
(i) the payment is not paid in full by the due date for payment and no payment schedule has been given by the Customer; or
(ii) a scheduled amount stated in a payment schedule issued by the Customer in relation to the payment claim is not paid in full by the due
date for its payment; or
(iii) the Customer has not complied with an adjudicator’s notice that the Customer must pay an amount to BuildME by a particular date; and
(iv) BuildME has given written notice to the Customer of its intention to suspend the carrying out of construction work under the construction
contract.

General

19.1 If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be invalid, void, illegal or unenforceable the validity, existence, legality and
enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected, prejudiced or impaired.
19.2 These terms and conditions and any contract to which they apply shall be governed by the laws of New Zealand and are subject to the
jurisdiction of the courts of Auckland.
19.3 BuildME shall be under no liability whatsoever to the Customer for any indirect and/or consequential loss and/or expense (including loss
of profit) suffered by the Customer arising out of a breach by BuildME of these terms and conditions.
19.4 In the event of any breach of this contract by BuildME the remedies of the Customer shall be limited to damages which under no
circumstances shall exceed the Price of the Goods.
19.5 The Customer shall not be entitled to set off against, or deduct from the Price, any sums owed or claimed to be owed to the Customer
by BuildME nor to withhold payment of any invoice because part of that invoice is in dispute.
19.6 BuildME may license or sub-contract all or any part of its rights and obligations without the Customer’s consent.
19.7 BuildME reserves the right to review these terms and conditions at any time. If, following any such review, there is to be any change to
these terms and conditions, then that change will take effect from the date on which BuildME notifies the Customer of such change.
19.8 The provisions of the Contractual Remedies Act 1979 shall apply to this contract as if section 15(d) were omitted from the Contractual
Remedies Act 1979.
19.9 Neither party shall be liable for any default due to any act of God, war, terrorism, strike, lock-out, industrial action, fire, flood, drought,
storm or other event beyond the reasonable control of either party.
19.10 The failure by BuildME to enforce any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be treated as a waiver of that provision, nor
shall it affect BuildME’s right to subsequently enforce that provision