General Terms and Conditions

You must read and agree to the following Terms and Conditions before joining School Uniform Trading

School Unifom Trading and the School Uniform Trading community work together to keep the Services working properly and the community safe. Please report problems, offensive content and policy breaches to us via email  hello@schooluniformtrading.com.au

SUT means School Uniform Trading

Purpose

The purpose of this Website is to create relevant and useful services for parents, guardians, students, the nominated schools, and tutors.

Eligible users

To use the Services, you must be over 18 years old. You agree that you will only post in relation to goods or services in the appropriate category or area and you agree that you will agree to the terms and conditions:

Eligible users may only act on their own behalf as private individuals. It is breach of these terms to act on behalf, or for the benefit of, third parties, including but not limited to corporations and other websites.

Variation

School Uniform Trading may modify these Terms and Conditions from time to time and that such modifications will be effective and binding on you when posted on School Uniform Trading.

Decline discretion

School Uniform Trading may decline to accept any person for registration/membership. School Uniform Trading may also cancel and delete an existing account for, but not limited to, not providing appropriate identification, or not complying with the site terms and conditions. School Uniform Trading has sole discretion to determine registration/membership of School Uniform Trading.

You are solely responsible for all information that you give to SUT and any consequences that may result from your use. We can at our discretion refuse, delete or take down content that we think is inappropriate or breaching these Terms and conditions of use. We also can at our discretion restrict a user’s usage of the Services either temporarily or permanently or refuse a user’s registration or membership. Without limiting other remedies, we may issue warnings, limit, or terminate our Services, remove content, and take technical and legal steps to keep users off the Services if we think that they are creating problems or acting inconsistently with our policies. However, we don’t accept any liability for monitoring the Services or for unauthorized or unlawful content on the Services or use of the Services by users. You also accept that School Uniform Trading is not under any obligation to monitor any data or content which is submitted to or available on the Services.

Email and password

To access and use the website, you must register or become a member and provide an email address and password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your email and password. You must notify School Uniform Trading immediately of any unauthorised use of your email and password. You are solely responsible for all authorised or unauthorised actions that are undertaken using your email address and password, registration, membership, or account.

 

Misuse

  1. You must abide by the Australian online safety Act 2021 https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021A00076
  2. You must not post any illegal, threatening or threaten to post, abusive, harmful, obscene, intimate, defamatory, violent, or otherwise objectionable material to the Website or relevant electronic service, or to any account holder, registered user or member, buyer or seller, tutor or student on school uniform trading.

(a) Material that promotes abhorrent violent conduct; or

(b) Material that promotes abhorrent violent conduct; or

(c) Material that instructs in abhorrent violent conduct; or

(d) Material that depicts abhorrent violent conduct.

(e) Material that is an intimate image of another person or an intimate image of self.

material means material:

(a)  whether in the form of text; or

(b)  whether in the form of data; or

(c)  whether in the form of speech, music or other sounds; or

(d)  whether in the form of visual images (moving, still or otherwise); or

(e)  whether in any other form; or

(f) whether in any combination of forms.

(g) whether in the form of a screen shot.

material  means material that is:

(a)  audio material; or

(b)  visual material; or

(c)  audio‑visual material;

(d)  that records or streams abhorrent violent conduct.

it is immaterial whether the material has been altered

*Relevant electronic service means any of the following electronic services:

(a)  a service that enables end‑users to communicate, by means of email, with other end‑users;

(b) an instant messaging service that enables end‑users to communicate with other end‑users;

(c)  an SMS service that enables end‑users to communicate with other end‑users;

(d)  an MMS service that enables end‑users to communicate with other end‑users;

(e)  a chat service that enables end‑users to communicate with other end‑users;

(f) a service that enables end‑users to play online games with other             end‑users;

(g) an electronic service specified in the legislative rules

Note 1:   SMS is short for short message service.

Note 2:   MMS is short for multimedia message service.

Intimate image

(1) This section sets out the circumstances in which material is an intimate image of a person

Depiction of private parts

(2)  Material is an intimate image of a person if:

(a)  the material consists of a still visual image or moving visual images; and

(b)  the material depicts, or appears to depict:

(i)  the person’s genital area or anal area (whether bare or covered by underwear); or

(ii)  if the person is a female person or a transgender or intersex person—either or both of the person’s breasts;

in circumstances in which an ordinary reasonable person would reasonably expect to be afforded privacy.

Depiction of private activity

(3)  Material is an intimate image of a person if:

(a)  the material consists of a still visual image or moving visual images; and

(b)  the material depicts, or appears to depict, the person:

(i)  in a state of undress; or

(ii)  using the toilet; or

(iii)  showering; or

(iv)  having a bath; or

(v)  engaged in a sexual act of a kind not ordinarily done in public; or

(vi)  engaged in any other like activity;

in circumstances in which an ordinary reasonable person would reasonably expect to be afforded privacy.

Depiction of person without attire of religious or cultural significance

(4)  Material is an intimate image of a person if:

(a)  the material consists of a still visual image or moving visual images; and

(b)  because of the person’s religious or cultural background, the person consistently wears particular attire of religious or cultural significance whenever the person is in public; and

(c)  the material depicts, or appears to depict, the person:

(i)  without that attire; and

(ii)  in circumstances in which an ordinary reasonable person would reasonably expect to be afforded privacy.

Interpretative provisions

(5)  For the purposes of this section, it is immaterial whether material has been altered.

(6)  For the purposes of this section, if material depicts, or appears to depict, a part of the body of a person, the material is taken to depict the person, or to appear to depict the person, as the case requires.

It is immaterial whether the material has been altered

A person who posts, or threatens to post, an intimate image may be liable to a civil penality.

 

  1. You must not use the Website for or to encourage any unlawful action.
  2. You must not attempt to mislead or deceive by posting inaccurate, incomplete or false material to the Website or by impersonating any person on the Websites
  3. You must not post to the Website, material which infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party (including electronic textbooks).
  4. You must not post to the Website, material which contains or is a virus, worm, Trojan horse, spyware or other contaminating or destructive code. You must not use any device, routine or software to reduce the functionality of the Website or disrupt its users.
  5. You must not Distribute or send communications that contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes.
  6. You must not Copy, modify, or distribute any other person’s content without their consent.
  7. You must not use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Services and collect content for any purpose without our express written permission.
  8. You must not harvest or collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent.
  9. You must not violate any laws or these terms of use/conditions

Misuse liabilities

  • You will indemnify School Uniform Trading, employees. tutors and the nominated school the uniform or item represents against all loss, damage, costs, professional fees and expenses (including legal fees), actions, claims and liability arising directly or indirectly from or in relation to your use or misuse of the Website. The termination of your use of the Websites will not terminate your obligations under these Terms and Conditions.
  • You are solely responsible for all information that you give to SUT and any consequences that may result from your use. We can at our discretion refuse, delete or take down content that we think is inappropriate or breaching these Terms and conditions of use. We also can at our discretion restrict a user’s usage of the Services either temporarily or permanently or refuse a user’s registration or membership. Without limiting other remedies, we may issue warnings, limit, or terminate our Services, remove hosted content, and take technical and legal steps to keep users off the Services if we think that they are creating problems or acting inconsistently with our policies. However, whether we take any of these steps, we don’t accept any liability for monitoring the Services or for unauthorized or unlawful content on the Services or use of the Services by users. You also accept that School Uniform Trading is not under any obligation to monitor any data or content which is submitted to or available on the Services.  ​​​

Use and disclosure of material

You consent to School Uniform Trading collecting, using and disclosing material in accordance with our Privacy Policy. School Uniform Trading cannot guarantee that this material will not be unlawfully accessed or altered by a third party during transit over the Internet or while on the Website.

Services changes

SUT reserves the right to change, add or cancel services or features of School Uniform Trading, as well as reformat material which you have posted to the Website without prior notice.

Service availability

SUT does not guarantee that SUT services will be provided uninterrupted or error-free. The Websites may be temporarily unavailable.

No warranties

The contents of the Website are intended for general information and use only. SUT does not make any warranties or representations, express or implied, in relation to the completeness, accuracy or timeliness of the information contained on the website. To the extent permitted by law, SUT excludes all liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential damage, loss or costs caused by or in connection with your use of or inability to use the Website or SUT’s breach of contract or statute, negligence, or misrepresentation.

Links to other sites

You acknowledge that any links from School Uniform Trading to third party sites do not indicate that SUT has any control over or responsibility for the contents of such sites. SUT and the nominated school excludes all liability for any direct or indirect damage, loss or costs of any kind arising in any way out of or in connection with your access and/or use of third-party sites.

Subsequent transaction parties 

Some of the Websites provided as part of SUT connect you with other parties who you may later enter into an agreement with (for example, but not limited to; buying and selling textbooks on other Websites. SUT is not a party in these transactions.

Waiver

A failure or delay by School Uniform Trading in exercising a right under these Terms and Conditions does not result in a waiver of that right. A waiver of any right under these Terms and Conditions must be made in writing.

Severability

If any part of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable that part shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions will continue to be valid and enforceable.

Terms for Buyers, Sellers & other third parties

Liability

SUT or the nominated school is not a party to contracts formed between a person who uploads, offers to sell and sells Items (Seller) and a person who buys Items (Buyer), a person who provides tutoring or teaching services (tutor) and to a person who employs/engages a tutor to provide tutoring services (“Student” or “Parent” or “Guardian”) using the School Uniform Trading platform. SUT or the nominated school does not have any legal interest in, or claim any ownership of the Item, or service whether in whole or in part. School Uniform Trading is merely a platform on which Sellers list Items for Buyers to purchase or for tutors to offer their tutoring services. Legal rights to the Items or service, including intellectual property rights, do not pass to or vest in SUT or the nominated school at any time. SUT or the nominated school excludes its liability to the fullest extent permitted by law and is not responsible for the conduct of any user of School Uniform Trading, whether being a Buyer, Seller, tutor, student or independent third party.

Credit card queries

Any questions or issues relating to the use of the secure payment gateway should be made in writing via the contact us page.

Ownership 
As a Seller, you warrant that you:

  1. are the sole owner of the item
  2. have all legal rights required to offer the item for sale
  3. do comply with all relevant laws
  4. Are not Infringing the intellectual property rights of any person including the company or organisation.
  5. Are not illegal, fraudulent, obscene, offensive defamatory, or in any way unsuitable for people under the age of eighteen (18) years.
  6. Are not misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive members and SUT including, photos or text that do not match the item.
  7. Do not Comprise anything which may adversely reflect on the School Uniform Trading website or the nominated school to which the item relates.
  8. Do not Include references or links to other websites or HTML enhancement text, (except where consent by the School Uniform Trading is provided)
  9. Contains any electronic material or content (viruses, etc) which may cause damage to the School Uniform Trading Website or its members.
  10. Only sell uniforms and all items in good or better condition are to be advertised on the site.
  11. That all supporting information you provide is connection the item for sale are correct.

Sellers agree to not include any form of their direct contact details in the free format section or in the description fields. This includes, but is not limited to, email addresses, telephone numbers, and website links

Accuracy, responsibility and liability

Accuracy, responsibility, and liability

As a Seller, you warrant that all supporting information you provide in connection with the Items or otherwise to SUT

You acknowledge and agree that you assume all responsibility and liability in relation to accuracy of the item and any representations that you make in relation to the Items for sale.

You acknowledge and agree that SUT or the nominated school is not liable for any conduct in relation to the item and has expressly excluded all liability to the fullest extent as permitted by law.

Your membership is not transferable, you must always control the use of your password and not let others use your account.

Moderation

SUT or the nominated school does not verify the accuracy of the contents of the Item for sale, the rights, or abilities of Sellers to legally sell the Item.

Withdrawal

As a Seller, you may withdraw your Item for sale at anytime.

Liability and wrongful removal of the item for sale

The Item will only be removed from SUT if it believes there are reasonable grounds for doing so. SUT or the nominated school does not bear any liability in relation to any losses or damages suffered by a Seller as a result of the removal of the items

Commission

 SUT or the nominated school does not collect commission on any sale

Discount codes

At its discretion, SUT may issue discount codes to the public for the purposes of encouraging additional members.

Payments

All items for sale are in Australian Dollars

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING AND YOUR NOMINATED SCHOOL ARE NOT INVOLVED IN THE ACTUAL TRANSACTION/TRADE BETWEEN BUYERS AND SELLERS. AS A RESULT, SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING OR YOUR NOMINATED SCHOOL HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE QUALITY, SAFETY OR LEGALITY OF ITEMS OR CONTENT POSTED OR TRADED BY MEMBERS ON THE SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING WEBSITE, THE TRUTH OR ACCURACY OF LISTINGS, THE ABILITY OF SELLERS TO SELL ITEMS OR THE ABILITY OF BUYERS TO BUY ITEMS. WE CANNOT ENSURE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT A MEMBER OR BROWSER OF OUR SITE WILL ACTUALLY COMPLETE A TRANSACTION OR ACT LAWFULLY IN USING OUR SITE.

PURCHASING NOTES – Terms for buyers

Payments

All payments are in Australian Dollars

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING AND YOUR NOMINATED SCHOOL ARE NOT INVOLVED IN THE ACTUAL TRANSACTION BETWEEN BUYERS AND SELLERS. AS A RESULT, SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING OR YOUR NOMINATED SCHOOL HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE QUALITY, SAFETY OR LEGALITY OF ITEMS OR CONTENT POSTED, OR TRADED BY MEMBERS ON THE SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING WEBSITE, THE TRUTH OR ACCURACY OF LISTINGS, THE ABILITY OF SELLERS TO SELL ITEMS OR THE ABILITY OF BUYERS TO BUY ITEMS. WE CANNOT ENSURE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT A MEMBER OR BROWSER OF OUR SITE WILL ACTUALLY COMPLETE A TRANSACTION OR ACT LAWFULLY IN USING OUR SITE.

Liability

The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that it will not hold SUT or the nominated school liable for any consequences arising out of defects in the content or accuracy of the description of the item for sale, including representations made in connection with the item, whether in relation to intellectual property rights, ownership, or otherwise.

SUT is merely a trading platform for buying and selling items for sale and excludes all liability in relation to the Items for sale to the furthest extent as permitted by law

Liability and wrongful removal of the item for sale

The Item will only be removed from SUT if it believes there are reasonable grounds for doing so. SUT or the nominated school does not bear any liability in relation to any losses or damages suffered by a seller or buyer as a result of the removal of the items

 

TUTORS

Tutors, parents, guardians and students must abide by all SUT policies, terms and conditions and the online safety act 2021.

Parental supervision of children whilst participating in online classes or in person tutoring is required at all times.

Additional Terms for users of School Uniform Trading Tutors, students, parents, guardians or third party.

SUT is not a party to contracts formed between a person who offers to tutor and provides tutoring services (“Tutor”) and a person who engages the Tutor to provide tutoring services (“Student” or “Parent” or “Guardian”) using the School Uniform Trading Tutors platform.

Liability
School Uniform Trading Tutors is merely a platform on which Tutors may list their services to Students.

SUT is not responsible for any feedback provided by a student in relation to a Tutor.

The parties acknowledge that the Tutor is not an employee, franchisee, or contractor of SUT and is entirely independent of SUT. SUT excludes its liability to the fullest extent permitted by law and is not responsible for the conduct of any user of School Uniform Trading Tutors, whether as a Tutor, Student, parent, guardian or independent third party.

We accept no liability for loss or damage arising out of or in connection to your use of the site.

No warranties
SUT does not make any warranties or representations, express or implied, in relation to the accuracy of the information submitted by Tutors in their profile, or in relation to the material and information provided by the Tutor during tutoring sessions. To the extent permitted by law, SUT excludes all liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential damage, loss or costs caused by or in connection with your use of School Uniform Trading Tutors or SUT’s breach of contract or statute, negligence, or misrepresentation.

Payments

All items for sale are in Australian Dollars

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING AND YOUR NOMINATED SCHOOL ARE NOT INVOLVED IN THE ACTUAL TRANSACTION/TRADE BETWEEN THE PARENT, GUARDIAN, TUTOR OR STUDENT. AS A RESULT, SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING OR YOUR NOMINATED SCHOOL HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE QUALITY, SAFETY OR LEGALITY OF THE TUTOR OR CONTENT POSTED OR TRADED BY MEMBERS/TUTORS ON THE SCHOOL UNIFORM TRADING WEBSITE, THE TRUTH OR ACCURACY OF THE PROFILES, THE ABILITY OF TUTORS TO TEACH OR THE ABILITY OF STUDENTS TO LEARN. WE CANNOT ENSURE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT A MEMBER OF OUR SITE WILL ACTUALLY COMPLETE A TRANSACTION OR ACT LAWFULLY IN USING OUR SITE

Credit card

Any questions or issues relating to the use of the secure payment gateway should be made in writing via the contact us page or to stripe via the contact us page.

You may use the Stripe payment gateway for some financial transactions on our Services. You acknowledge and agree that by utilising any third-party services through our Services (such as stripe), you are bound by the terms and conditions of that third party and we are not liable for any loss, claims or damages howsoever arising in connection with that third party’s services.  

If you have a dispute with Stripe, in respect of any payment transacted (or failed to be transacted) on your SUT Account, you release SUT and our affiliates (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees and those of our affiliates) from any and all claims demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known or unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

SUT is not able to access your complete financial details from Stripe. Stripe’s terms and conditions apply to your use of Stripe when you access Stripe’s services from our Services, and you must agree to Stripe’s terms and conditions to use the Stripes services. You acknowledge and agree that, to the extent permitted by law, we are not liable to you for any loss or damage you incur arising from your use of the Stripe method