Terms and conditions

Cutlers Collective Australia is owned and operated by Mantel Engineering Pty Ltd as trustee for Cutlers Collective unit trust trading as Cutlers Collective Australia. By accessing this website (cutlerscollective.com.au) you agree to be bound to the following terms and conditions of use. The terms and conditions apply to all types of users of this website.

Copyright

This website is the copyright property of Mantel Engineering Pty Ltd as trustee for Cutlers Collective unit trust trading as Cutlers Collective Australia.

You may view this site electronically and copy or print hard copies of parts of this site for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not distribute, reproduce, display, publish or otherwise commercialise any part of this site without our written permission.

Copyright Claims against our Vendors

For details on how we manage copyright claims made against our vendors, please read our Vendor Copyright Policy and Claim Process, available on our website.

Trade Marks

This website contains registered and other trademarks that belong to Mantel Engineering Pty Ltd as trustee for Cutlers Collective unit trust trading as Cutlers Collective Australia.

We do not authorise the grant of any licence or right to the use those trademarks except with our prior written approval

Your Use of the Website

While using our website, you agree not to interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the site or any transaction being conducted on the website or to gain unauthorised access to any part of the website.

While using our website, you agree not to contact any other user of our website to market, advertise or promote any other website, product, service or event without the express written consent of Mantel Engineering Pty Ltd as trustee for Cutlers Collective unit trust trading as Cutlers Collective Australia. Any Violations may result in your access to the website being restricted.

Disclaimer

We are not responsible to you or anybody else for any loss incurred in relation to your use of this website. Your use of this site is at your own risk.

We make no express or implied representations or warranties of any kind as to the operation of this site or any information, goods or services offered on this site, except to the extent that such obligation cannot be excluded by law.

We do not warrant that your use of the website will be uninterrupted or free from defects and viruses or that the information provided will be current. We are not liable to you or anyone else if your computer system is in any way damaged or affected by your use of this website.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability for any loss or damage (including without limitation indirect, special, punitive or consequential loss or damage) arising from the use or reliance on this website, whether or not caused by a negligent act or omission.

Linked Websites, Products, Events or Services

This site may contain links to third party websites, products, events or service providers for your convenience only and do not indicate an endorsement by Mantel Engineering Pty Ltd as trustee for Cutlers Collective unit trust trading as Cutlers Collective Australia of those websites, products, events or service providers offered at those link destinations.

We take no responsibility for the content or use of those websites, products, events or service providers and you enter linked destinations at your own risk.

Responsibilities of All Buyers Using Cutlers Collective Australia

All registered user on the website must keep their account details up to date. Failure to keep your details up to date may result in your account being treated as an abandoned or false account, which may be removed from our system at any time without notice.

The buyer must provide a current and valid address for the purposes of delivery of any purchased item. Any items sent to an outdated or otherwise incorrect address will be the responsibility of the buyer and not Mantel Engineering Pty Ltd as trustee for Cutlers Collective unit trust trading as Cutlers Collective Australia or the vendor of the item.

When clicking on any button that confirms within the Cutlers Collective Australia system or associated payment gateways that you have made a purchase of an item/product/service eg. Buy it now, the buyer is entering into an agreement with the vendor to purchase and complete payment for that item, product or service.

Failure to complete payment within 72 hours for any item (unless agreed otherwise with the vendor of the item) may result in the buyer being banned from Cutlers Collective Australia and/or the order being cancelled.

When a successful purchase has been made the buyer is responsible for making relevant communications with the vendor, to complete the transaction.

The buyer is responsible for making payment to the vendor of the item using the method specified by the vendor, for example PayPal.

The buyer is responsible for ensuring their postage address is specified correctly when making a purchase on Cutlers Collective Australia.

We reserve the right to ban any user that we determine to be in breach of any of these conditions or to be using Cutlers Collective Australia in any unsuitable manner.

To purchase knives or similar ‘sharp objects’ you must be at least 18 years old. This may vary from country to country, it is your responsibility to make sure you are legally allowed to purchase the products from Cutlers Collective Australia and its vendors, according to your local laws. Cutlers Collective Australia is not responsible for any items that cannot be delivered for any reason, including but not limited to customs / law enforcement seizure in transit. You must contact the seller before purchase if you wish to know more about how the items are packaged, sent and labelled.

Responsibilities of All Vendors Using Cutlers Collective Australia

As a quality control we ask that where possible, the vendor maintains a professional peer reviewed membership (such as the Australian knifemakers guild, American bladesmiths guild, or similar), or, can provide a reference from a senior member of one of these organisations (AKG full member, ABA Mastersmith, or similar). This is not intended to force a membership, but to provide the customers a quality guarantee that your work meets an appreciable standard.

All items for sale must comply fully with all Australian laws, not just the ones from the state / territory where it is made / sold from. This information must come directly from the Australian government and should be checked on a regular basis to ensure accuracy.

The option to sell items on Cutlers Collective Australia is only available to users currently residing within Australian territory.

Items listed by vendors from outside Australia will be deleted without warning and without refund of associated fees and charges.

Items deemed offensive by Cutlers Collective Australia staff will be removed without warning. Offensive items include (but are not limited to) items such as weapons, pornography or any item deemed to be in bad taste.

Items must be independent and unique in nature and items that do not comply, for example mass produced items, will be removed without warning.

Cutlers Collective Australia reserves the right to remove any item/s that is/are deemed to be unsuitable for sale on the Cutlers Collective Australia website. Items will be removed without warning.

The vendor must be legally entitled to sell the item listed for sale on Cutlers Collective Australia. The vendor is responsible for ensuring that their product(s) and business practices meet all relevant legal and safety standards, both within Australia and in any other country which that business services. Vendors are responsible for ensuring they have appropriate public liability and other insurances.

Cutlers Collective Australia reserves the right to remove any item/s listed by any vendor who is deemed to be unsuitable as a vendor on Cutlers Collective Australia for any reason. Items will be removed without warning.

The decision to remove any item is final. Refunds for any item removed from sale by Cutlers Collective Australia is at the discretion of Cutlers Collective Australia management and as a general rule, refunds will not be offered.

Any user who repeatedly lists items that are not suitable for sale on Cutlers Collective Australia will be banned.

Vendor subscriptions are paid automatically through the collection from sales. To ensure continuity of service, all subscriptions automatically renew at the end of each billing period. Once a vendor makes a sale, the commission and the subscription fee are deducted from the sale and paid directly from the customer to Cutlers Collective Australia. If a vendors fees are not paid in full be the following month, alternative arrangements may be made to avoid the vendor account being suspended or closed. By accepting these terms & conditions on registration you agree to pay your account on time and in full. A failed payment for the same subscription will result in the subscription being cancelled and your store will be taken offline.

If you do not wish to renew your subscription you must cancel your subscription on the Billing page of your account prior to the renewal date. Subscription payments are not refundable. If you cancel your subscription your store will remain online and you will retain access to all features of your plan until the end of the active billing period.

Any vendor who attempts to gain unauthorised access to features or services not explicitly included within the subscription they have paid for may be banned from using the site.

All sales initiated on, or that result directly from, the Cutlers Collective Australia website or Cutlers Collective Australia marketing channels should be completed using the Cutlers Collective Australia checkout. Cutlers Collective Australia site Vendors must not intentionally direct Cutlers Collective Australia customers to process transactions on other platforms or via any means other than the Cutlers Collective Australia checkout. Failure to comply with these terms may result in the vendor being banned from Cutlers Collective Australia.

The vendor must ensure that the item listed for sale is not in breach of the rules listed above.

The vendor must ensure that the item listed for sale is available for purchase by a buyer.

The vendor must ensure that the item is described correctly and in the specified condition.

When a buyer purchases an item the vendor is responsible for ensuring that the buyer has the relevant information to make payment for the item.

When an item is sold the Vendor is to ensure that reasonable communication is made with the buyer, in order to complete the transaction.

The vendor is responsible for shipping the item to the buyer within 72 hours of payment completion unless otherwise stated in the product description, store policies, or unless agreed otherwise with the buyer.

Any vendor determined to have received payment for an item, but failing to send it will be banned from Cutlers Collective Australia. Vendors are responsible for ensuring that their registered email address is up to date and is checked regularly. Failure to respond to customer queries about undelivered or unsatisfactory orders within 3 business days will result in stores being disabled and the vendor being banned from Cutlers Collective Australia. Buyers affected by such practices will be advised to take further legal actions to reclaim monies for outstanding purchases.

Vendors must have the right to use all images uploaded to the site for commercial purposes. By uploading images to cutlerscollective.com.au, vendors grant permission to Cutlers Collective Australia management and staff to use these images for reasonable promotional activities, including, but not limited to, email marketing, public relations campaigns and press releases, remarketing, social media marketing and other digital and print marketing campaigns. This includes permission to crop or otherwise edit images to improve their visual appeal for the above promotional purposes.

Finally

The Cutlers Collective Australia website is designed to be a positive internet destination for all users. We expect all users of the Cutlers Collective Australia website and related forums, including social media pages and groups and Cutlers Collective Australia sponsored events, to be friendly and polite to all other users, customers, other vendors, and Cutlers Collective Australia staff. Users found to be in breach of this guideline may have their access to the website restricted.

We reserve the right to alter these terms and conditions at any time. Please check these terms and conditions regularly as your continued use of this website after any changes to these terms and conditions indicates your agreement to be bound to these terms and conditions of use.

If you have any further questions or require any further information please use the contact link to contact Cutlers Collective Australia support.