TERMS & CONDITIONS

CONTRACTOR SERVICES

Platinum Window Cleaning ABN  98 208 305 038

(The Contractor)

STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These are the Contractor (“we” or “our”) standard Terms and Conditions which will apply to every contract when you as the Customer engage the Contractor to perform its services.  When providing our services, we may also need to supply product/s.

Please refer to our Privacy Policy linked on our home page for information relating to our collection, storage and use of the details you provide when engaging us to provide our service.

The Contractor reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time at their discretion. Any changes made in such revision take immediate effect once the Customer is notified of such a change.

ENGAGEMENT

1.     The Contractor represents and warrants that the Contractor has all the necessary skills, knowledge, experience and expertise to perform the services and will perform the service in a proper and competent manner. 

2.     The Contractor holds all necessary licences and permits required in order to allow the Contractor to perform the services.  Where there are any applicable industry standards and codes, they will at all times be complied with by the Contractor.  The Contractor and all the Contractor’s employees and permitted sub-contractors are properly qualified, experienced, licensed (where applicable) and competent to properly perform and will perform the service to the required standards and codes.

3.     If an event occurs that is beyond the reasonable control of the Contractor which prevents the Contractor from performing the service on or by the date agreed, the Contractor will immediately notify the Customer and give an estimate of the time for completion of the service.

4.     The Contractor will provide all equipment and all materials as may be necessary to properly and efficiently perform the service.  Unless otherwise agreed in writing all materials including products supplied will be new and of high quality fit for their purpose.  All Contractor equipment will be safe for use, be properly maintained and capable of being used to carry out the service.

5.     If the Customer requires a variation to the service, the Contractor will provide a quotation for performing the service as varied which additional sum will be added to the price if accepted by the Customer.  If the Customer does not accept the quotation, the Contractor is not obliged to carry out the variation.

6.     The Contractor may use sub-contractors to provide any of the service.  In such circumstances, the Contractor will ensure that:

(a)   the sub-contractors so engaged are suitably qualified, hold all necessary licences and are otherwise able to perform the service in a proper and workman-like manner;

(b)  the sub-contractors so engaged do not by act or omission do or not do anything that would if done or not done by the Contractor be a breach any of these terms;

(c)   the sub-contractors so engaged have current or necessary insurances.

7.     The Contractor is solely responsible for all fees payable to sub-contractors.

ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

8.     Any act by the Customer or those legally acting on behalf of the customer which requests the Contractor to begin performing any services or providing any materials will be deemed as acceptance to these Terms and Conditions.

9.     Once these Terms and Conditions are accepted they are irrevocable and cannot be amended without the written consent of the Contractor.

10.  In the event there is more than one party as a Customer to these Terms and Conditions, all Customers will be jointly liable for these Terms and Conditions.

11.  Should the Customer cancel the engagement of the Contractor after it has been accepted, the Customer agrees they may be held liable for any costs incurred by the Contractor in relation to the provision of the services and/or provision of products up to the point of cancellation.

QUOTES AND PAYMENT

12.  A quote provided by the Contractor will remain valid for thirty days.  On expiry of that period, if the Customer wishes to proceed a new quote may be required prior to the Contractor undertaking the service.

13.  To reserve an appointment the Customer enters their card information via the Contractor’s secure online platform.

14.  The Customer’s card is charged the quoted amount by the Contractor immediately upon completion of the service. The price includes GST and is the full amount which the Customer will pay for the service. 

15.  If circumstances do not allow for immediate card, cash or cheque payment an invoice will be provided and payment via electronic funds transfer is required within fourteen days of service completed.

CANCELLATIONS

16.  A $75 fee is charged to the Customer for any cancellations made within 1 business day prior to the scheduled date of appointment or the Contractor is unable to gain access to the site and therefore is unable to perform the required duties at the appointed time.

COMPLAINTS & REFUNDS

17.  A complaint with regards to the quality of work must be registered with the Contractor within 24 hours of the service.

18.  Contractor will inspect and attempt to rectify the problem at an arranged time.

19.  A complaint must be legitimate and obvious.

20.  In the unlikely event the problem is unable to be resolved a full refund will be given to the Customer.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

21.  Contractor may be required to reschedule a booking at any time due to poor weather.

22.  Contractor may be required to stop work due to poor weather and return at another time to complete.

WORKPLACE HEALTH & SAFETY

23.  The Customer will ensure that, if the service is to be performed on the Customer’s property, the Customer is authorised to occupy those premises and obtain the service.

24.  The Customer will ensure that if the service is to be performed on the Customer’s property, that at all times the property is safe and that all facilities provided by the Customer for the purposes of enabling the service to be performed are also safe.

25.  The Customer will ensure that the Contractor will have unencumbered and unobstructed access to the area/s of the premises requiring the service.

26.  The Contractor will ensure that at all times in performing the service it uses safe and proper procedures and practices and that all its employees are properly trained and supervised and observe all proper safety practices.  Where protective equipment, materials or clothing are required these will be provided by the Contractor and the Contractor will ensure that these are used at all relevant times.

27.  The Contractor will at all times have current Workers Compensation insurance and will, on request with prior notice, provide evidence to the Customer of its currency.

ACCESSIBILITY

28.  Contractor may provide accessibility requests for Customer to enable Contractor full access to work areas. If these are not met by the Customer and as a result the Contractor is unable to gain access to these areas, full payment is still required by Customer.

LIMITATION ON WARRANTY

29.  The Contractor warrants that all the service it performs including any product it supplies as part of the service will be fit for its intended purpose, will be capable of being used by the Customer for its intended purpose and will perform in accordance within its applicable specifications (if any).

30.  All statutory warranties that can be lawfully excluded are hereby expressly excluded.

31.  To the extent permitted by law, the Contractor is not liable for negligence or otherwise to any person including the Customer for any loss or damage including consequential loss suffered or incurred in relation to the Contractor’s service or products supplied.

32.  Where the service is not of the kind ordinarily required for personal, domestic or household use or consumption then the liability of the Contractor is limited pursuant to s.64A of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) to, at the discretion of the Contractor:

(a)   the supplying of the service again; or

(b)  the payment of the cost/s of having the service supplied again.

JURISDICTION

33.  It is agreed by the Parties that these Terms and Conditions will be construed in accordance with the Law of Queensland and each Party covenants that it submits to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Queensland for the resolution of any dispute under the Agreement.

FORCE MAJEURE

34.  Neither the Contractor nor the Customer shall be held liable for any breach of these terms where the breach arises from an act of God, war, natural disaster, terrorism or any other event beyond the reasonable control of either party.