TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Thank you for visiting our website (viewpoint-optical.com.au). We know that our clients lead busy lives and so this site has been created to offer you the ability to select contact lenses from us whenever it is convenient for you. It is not intended to replace the personalised eye health care that we will give you when you visit our practice. The site offers a wide selection of contact lenses. If you are unsure about your selection, please do not hesitate to call us during office hours, send us an email or drop in and see us and we will make sure that your choices are the best for you. By using the Site you agree to be bound by the terms set forth herein. We may make changes to the Site, these Terms and Conditions of Use, or the policies and conditions that govern the use of the Site at any time. We encourage you to review the Site and these terms periodically for any updates or changes. Your continued access or use of the Site shall be deemed to be your acceptance of these changes and of the reasonableness of these standards for notice of changes.
VALID PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED
You hereby certify that you have a valid prescription for the contact lenses that you are ordering. You represent and warrant to us by placing an order that your information you enter into the Site is valid and true. You will confirm your prescription before commencing the procurement process. You further certify that you will renew your prescription in strict accordance with our suggested regime. You understand that we will not fulfil your order unless you have a valid prescription. You hereby consent to our contacting your optometrist (if the prescription is not held by us), if necessary, to verify your prescription information and any other necessary information.
When you visit the Site or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
All brands and names contained on this site are the property of their respective owners.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
The content (as defined below) contained in this site is provided as a service to our customers. This site does not contain information about all eye diseases, nor does this site contain all medical information that may be relevant to your eyecare needs. The information provided in this site is only general health information, and is intended only to facilitate communication between you and your professional eyecare provider. This site does not provide medical diagnosis for any individual and must not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care. All specific medical questions you may have about your specific medical condition, treatment, care, or diagnosis must be presented to your professional eyecare provider. You should never disregard medical advice or delay seeking professional advice because of any information contained in or related to this site. The information, services, and products contained in this site are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied. We and our medical advisors, consultants, and staff expressly disclaim and exclude all warranties with respect to all information, services, and products contained in this site, expressed or implied, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. We do not warrant that information, services, and products contained in this site will satisfy your requirements or is without defect or error.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
YOUR ACCOUNT OBLIGATIONS
Any conduct by you that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Site will not be permitted. You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through the Site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, fraudulent, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Site, use of the Site, or access to the Site unless you first obtain our express written consent to do so. You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the Site.
You acknowledge that the Site contains information, data, software, photographs, graphics, videos, text, images, typefaces, sounds, and other material (collectively “Content”) that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the Australian copyright laws, and we own a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content. You may not modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part. If no specific restrictions are displayed, you may make copies of select portions of the Content, provided that the copies are made only for your personal, information and non-commercial use and that you do not alter or modify the Content in any way, and maintain any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. You may not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute in any way Content protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, without obtaining permission of the owner of the copyright or other proprietary right. In addition to the foregoing, use of any software Content shall be governed by the software license agreement accompanying such software, if any.
COLOR AND PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colours of our products that appear at the Site. However, as the actual colours you see will depend on your monitor, we cannot guarantee that your monitor’s display of any colour will be accurate. We have attempted to be as accurate as possible. However, we do not warrant that the product descriptions are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by the Site is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.
We will issue a full refund or replacement of goods in all instances where
1. prescription contact lenses or related products are supplied to the wrong specification as per your prescription;
2.contact lenses or related products are supplied damaged; and
3.the products you have ordered are returned to us as undeliverable by the postal service.
4.product is returned within 30 days of purchase
In all instances (save returns to us as undeliverable) you should contact our customer services to request a return and the relevant return address. A refund or replacement will be issued to you following their receipt at that address within 30 days of that date. If goods are returned as undeliverable, you will be contacted by email for confirmation of the delivery address. If no reply is received within a reasonable period and in any event within 30 days of the return of the goods, then a refund will be made within 30 days of that date. You will need to organise & incur any costs to deliver the goods to be returned to the practice under this article before a refund will be processed. We may refuse to accept future orders from those who have made previous unsubstantiated claims for non-delivery of goods. Refunds will be limited to the maximum value of the original order, including delivery charges and will only be issued against the same credit or debit card account as supplied to pay for the goods. We reserve the right to proportionately reduce the level of the refund if only some of the original quantity of contact lenses or related products is returned, or if it is clear that some of the products have been used. In the case of goods returned under your cooling off right, these must be returned undamaged and unused to qualify for a refund (no open packages).
We may elect to electronically monitor areas of the Site and may disclose any Content, records, or electronic communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the Site; or (iii) to protect our rights or property or the rights of the users. We are not responsible for screening, policing, editing, or monitoring such Content. If notified of allegedly infringing, defamatory, damaging, illegal, or offensive Content, we may investigate the allegation and determine in our sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of such Content from the Site. We may terminate your access, or suspend your access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, a third-party or us. Because customer service is paramount to our business, we reserve the right to refuse to sell products to you if it reasonably appears to us that you intend to resell the products. In addition, we reserve the right to limit quantities of items purchased by each customer.
We are pleased to hear from our customers and welcome your comments regarding our products, including the Site. We request that you be specific in your comments on our services and products. If you send us comments, suggestions, ideas, materials, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information (collectively, “Submissions”), the Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, our property. None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part, and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that we shall exclusively own and hereby assign to us without compensation or further obligation all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions, including the right to publish on the Site or elsewhere and to use the Submission, including any suggestions, ideas, etc. contained herein.
We make no representation that the Content in the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to it from territories where its content is illegal or prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
These terms are effective until terminated by either party. If you no longer agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use, you must cease your use of the Site. Subject to applicable law, we reserve the right to suspend or deny, in our sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the Site with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and bar any further access to such files or the Site. Further, you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Site.
We take the security of your information very seriously. Our e commerce system uses Paypal for all online credit card transactions. Paypal is a trusted online merchant that processes thousands of transactions a day, ensuring a safe and secure means of business transactions through the internet.
All payments are fully automated through Paypal. Your credit card details cannot be viewed and stored by Viewpoint Optical Pty Ltd. Paypal uses state of the art encryption to store all transaction data to protect your credit card details.
These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between us (you and us) and govern the use of the Site. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions of Use remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms and Conditions of Use must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms and Conditions of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Effective Date: January 2015