WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
1. About the Website
1.1. Welcome to blessingsandlight.com.au (the ‘Website’). The Website provides
you with an opportunity to browse and purchase various products that have
been listed for sale through the Website (the ‘Products’). The Website
provides this service by way of granting you access to the content on the
Website (the ‘Purchase Services’).
1.2. The Website is operated by Nicola Madrid (ABN 67 573 121 971) . Access to
and use of the Website, or any of its associated Products or Services, is
provided by Nicola Madrid herein referred under the Trading Name of
Blessings and Light. Please read these terms and conditions (the ‘Terms’)
carefully. By using, browsing and/or reading the Website, this signifies that you
have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Terms. If you do not
agree with the Terms, you must cease usage of the Website, or any of
1.3. Blessings and Light reserves the right to review and change any of the Terms
by updating this page at its sole discretion. When Blessings and Light updates
the Terms, it will use reasonable endeavours to provide you with notice of
updates to the Terms. Any changes to the Terms take immediate effect from
the date of their publication. Before you continue, we recommend you keep a
copy of the Terms for your records.
2. Acceptance of the Terms
You accept the Terms by remaining on the Website. You may also accept the Terms by
clicking to accept or agree to the Terms where this option is made available to you by
Blessings and Light in the user interface.
3. Registration to use the Purchase Services
3.1. In order to access the Purchase Services, you must first register as a user of
the Website. As part of the registration process, or as part of your continued
use of the Purchase Services, you may be required to provide personal
information about yourself (such as identification or contact details), including:
(a) Email address
(b) Preferred username
(c) Mailing address
(d) Telephone number
3.2. You warrant that any information you give to Blessings and Light in the course
of completing the registration process will always be accurate, correct and up
3.3. Once you have completed the registration process, you will be a registered
member of the Website (‘Member’) and agree to be bound by the Terms. As a
Member you will be granted immediate access to the Purchase Services.
3.4. You may not use the Purchase Services and may not accept the Terms if:
(a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with Blessings and
(b) you are a person barred from receiving the Purchase Services under the
laws of Australia or other countries including the country in which you are
resident or from which you use the Purchase Services.
4. Your obligations as a Member
4.1. As a Member, you agree to comply with the following:
You will use the Purchase Services only for purposes that are permitted by:
(a) the Terms;
(b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or
guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions;
(c) you have the sole responsibility for protecting the confidentiality of your
password and/or email address. Use of your password by any other
person may result in the immediate cancellation of the Purchase Services;
(d) any use of your registration information by any other person, or third
parties, is strictly prohibited. You agree to immediately notify Blessings and
Light of any unauthorised use of your password or email address or any
breach of security of which you have become aware;
(e) access and use of the Website is limited, non-transferable and allows for
the sole use of the Website by you for the purposes of Blessings and Light
providing the Purchase Services;
(f) you will not use the Purchase Services or Website for any illegal and/or
unauthorised use which includes collecting email addresses of Members
by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email
or unauthorised framing of or linking to the Website;
(g) you agree that commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms
of solicitation may be removed from the Website without notice and may
result in termination of the Purchase Services. Appropriate legal action will
be taken by Blessings and Light for any illegal or unauthorised use of the
(h) you acknowledge and agree that any automated use of the Website or its
Purchase Services is prohibited.
5. Purchase of Products and Returns Policy
5.1. In using the Purchase Services to purchase the Product through the Website,
you will agree to the payment of the purchase price listed on the Website for
the Product (the ‘Purchase Price’).
5.2. Payment of the Purchase Price may be made through Stripe, PayPal (the
‘Payment Gateway Provider’)
In using the Purchase Services, you warrant that you have familiarised yourself
with, and agree to be bound by, the applicable Terms and Conditions of Use,
5.3. Following payment of the Purchase Price being confirmed by Blessings and
Light, you will be issued with a receipt to confirm that the payment has been
received and Blessings and Light may record your purchase details for future
5.4. Blessings and Light may, at their sole discretion, provide a refund on the return
of the Products within 10 days where the Product packaging is unopened and
remains in a saleable condition. You acknowledge and agree that you are liable
for any postage and shipping costs associated with any refund pursuant to this
6.1. Blessings and Light’s Products come with guarantees that cannot be excluded
under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or
refund for a major failure of the Product and compensation for any other
reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the
Products repaired or replaced if the Products fail to be of acceptable quality
and the failure does not amount to a major failure (the ‘Warranty’).
6.2. You may make a claim under this clause (the ‘ Warranty Claim ‘) for material
defects and workmanship in the Products within 12 months from the date of
purchase (the ‘ Warranty Period’).
6.3. In order to make a Warranty Claim during the Warranty Period, you must
provide proof of purchase to Blessings and Light showing the date of purchase
of the Products, provide a description of the Products and the price paid for the
Products by sending written notice to Blessings and Light at 1/50 Crown Street,
Wollongong, New South Wales, 2500 or by email at
6.4. Where the Warranty Claim is accepted then Blessings and Light will, at its sole
discretion, either repair or replace any defective Products or part thereof with a
new or remanufactured equivalent during the Warranty Period at no charge to
you for parts or labour. You acknowledge and agree that you will be solely
liable for any postage or shipping costs incurred in facilitating the Warranty
6.5. The Warranty shall be the sole and exclusive warranty granted by Blessings
and Light and shall be the sole and exclusive remedy available to you in
addition to other rights and under a law in relation to the Products to which this
6.6. All implied warranties including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for
use are limited to the Warranty Period.
6.7. The Warranty does not apply to any appearance of the supplied Products nor
to the additional excluded items set forth below nor to any supplied Products
where the exterior of which has been damaged or defaced, which has been
subjected to misuse, abnormal service or handling, or which has been altered
or modified in design or construction.
7.1. You acknowledge that the Purchase Services offered by Blessings and Light
integrate delivery (the ‘ Delivery Services’) through the use of third party
delivery companies (the ‘ Delivery Service Providers’).
7.2. In providing the Purchase Services, Blessings and Light may provide you with a
variety of delivery and insurance options offered as part of the Delivery
Services by the Delivery Service Providers. You acknowledge and agree that
Blessings and Light is not the provider of these delivery and insurance options
and merely facilitates your interaction with the Delivery Service Providers in
respect to providing the Delivery Services.
7.3. In the event that an item is lost or damaged in the course of the Delivery
Services, Blessings and Light asks that you:
(a) contact the Delivery Service Provider directly to request a refund or to
claim on any insurance options available; and
(b) contact us by sending an email to Sendle outlining in what way the
Products were damaged in transit so we are able to determine if the
Delivery Service Provider should be removed from the Purchase Services.
8. Copyright and Intellectual Property
8.1. The Website, the Purchase Services and all of the related products of
Blessings and Light are subject to copyright. The material on the Website is
protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and through international
treaties. Unless otherwise indicated, all rights (including copyright) in the site
content and compilation of the website (including text, graphics, logos, button
icons, video images, audio clips and software) (the ‘Content’) are owned or
controlled for these purposes, and are reserved by Blessings and Light or its
8.2. Blessings and Light retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Website and
all related content. Nothing you do on or in relation to the Website will transfer
(a) the business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark, industrial
design, patent, registered design or copyright of Blessings and Light; or
(b) the right to use or exploit a business name, trading name, domain name,
trade mark or industrial design; or
(c) a system or process that is the subject of a patent, registered design or
copyright (or an adaptation or modification of such a system or process).
8.3. You may not, without the prior written permission of Blessings and Light and
the permission of any other relevant rights owners: broadcast, republish, upload to a third party, transmit, post, distribute, show or play in public, adapt or
change in any way the Content or third party content for any purpose. This
prohibition does not extend to materials on the Website, which are freely
available for re-use or are in the public domain.
Blessings and Light takes your privacy seriously and any information provided through
your use of the Application and/or the Purchase Services are subject to Blessings and
10. General Disclaimer
10.1. You acknowledge that Blessings and Light does not make any terms,
guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions whatsoever regarding
the Products other than provided for pursuant to these Terms.
10.2. Blessings and Light will make every effort to ensure a Product is accurately
depicted on the Website, however, you acknowledge that sizes, colours and
packaging may differ from what is displayed on the Website.
10.3. Nothing in these Terms limits or excludes any guarantees, warranties,
representations or conditions implied or imposed by law, including the
Australian Consumer Law (or any liability under them) which by law may not be
limited or excluded.
10.4. Subject to this clause, and to the extent permitted by law:
(a) all terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions which are
not expressly stated in these Terms are excluded; and
(b) Blessings and Light will not be liable for any special, indirect or
consequential loss or damage (unless such loss or damage is reasonably
foreseeable resulting from our failure to meet an applicable Consumer
Guarantee), loss of profit or opportunity, or damage to goodwill arising out
of or in connection with the Purchase Services or these Terms (including
as a result of not being able to use the Purchase Services or the late
supply of the Purchase Services), whether at common law, under contract,
tort (including negligence), in equity, pursuant to statute or otherwise.
10.5. Use of the Website, the Purchase Services, and any of the products of
Blessings and Light (including the Delivery Services), is at your own risk.
Everything on the Website, the Purchase Services, and the Products of
Blessings and Light, are provided to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis,
without warranty or condition of any kind. None of the affiliates, directors,
officers, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers or
licensors of Blessings and Light (including any third party where the Delivery
Services are made available to you) make any express or implied
representation or warranty about its Content or any products or Purchase
Services (including the products or Purchase Services of Blessings and Light)
referred to on the Website. This includes (but is not restricted to) loss or
damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:
(a) failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect,
failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer
virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure,
unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or
unauthorised access to records;
(b) the accuracy, suitability or currency of any information on the Website, the
Purchase Service, or any of its Content related products (including third
party material and advertisements on the Website);
(c) costs incurred as a result of you using the Website, the Purchase Services
or any of the Products;
(d) the Content or operation in respect to links which are provided for the
(e) any failure to complete a transaction, or any loss arising from e-commerce
transacted on the Website; or
(f) any defamatory, threatening, offensive or unlawful conduct of third parties
or publication of any materials relating to or constituting such conduct.
11. Limitation of Liability
11.1. Blessings and Light’s total liability arising out of or in connection with the
Purchase Services or these Terms, however arising, including under contract,
tort (including negligence), in equity, under statute or otherwise, will not exceed
the most recent Purchase Price paid by you under these Terms or where you
have not paid the Purchase Price, then the total liability of Blessings and Light
is the resupply of information or Purchase Services to you.
11.2. You expressly understand and agree that Blessings and Light, its affiliates,
employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors
shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special
consequential or exemplary damages which may be incurred by you, however
caused and under any theory of liability. This shall include, but is not limited to,
any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill or
business reputation and any other intangible loss.
11.3. Blessings and Light is not responsible or liable in any manner for any site
content (including the Content and Third Party Content) posted on the Website
or in connection with the Purchase Services, whether posted or caused by
users of the website of Blessings and Light, by third parties or by any of the
Purchase Services offered by Blessings and Light.
11.4. You acknowledge that Blessings and Light does not provide the Delivery
Services to you and you agree that Blessings and Light will not be liable to you
for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage, loss of profit or
opportunity, or damage to goodwill arising out of or in connection with the
12. Termination of Contract
12.1. The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or by Blessings
and Light as set out below.
12.2. If you want to terminate the Terms, you may do so by:
Your notice should be sent, in writing, to Blessings and Light via the ‘Contact
Us’ link on our homepage.
(a) notifying Blessings and Light at any time; and
(b) closing your accounts for all of the Purchase Services which you use,
where Blessings and Light has made this option available to you.
12.3. Blessings and Light may at any time, terminate the Terms with you if:
(a) you have breached any provision of the Terms or intend to breach any
(b) Blessings and Light is required to do so by law;
(c) the partner with whom Blessings and Light offered the Purchase Services
to you has terminated its relationship with Blessings and Light or ceased to
offer the Purchase Services to you;
(d) Blessings and Light is transitioning to no longer providing the Purchase
Services to Users in the country in which you are resident or from which
you use the service; or
(e) the provision of the Purchase Services to you by Blessings and Light is, in
the opinion of Blessings and Light, no longer commercially viable.
12.4. Subject to local applicable laws, Blessings and Light reserves the right to
discontinue or cancel your membership to the Website at any time and may
suspend or deny, in its sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the
Website or the Purchase Services without notice if you breach any provision of
the Terms or any applicable law or if your conduct impacts Blessings and
Light’s name or reputation or violates the rights of those of another party.
12.5. When the Terms come to an end, all of the legal rights, obligations and
liabilities that you and Blessings and Light have benefited from, been subject to
(or which have accrued over time whilst the Terms have been in force) or
which are expressed to continue indefinitely, shall be unaffected by this
cessation, and the provisions of this clause shall continue to apply to such
rights, obligations and liabilities indefinitely.
13.1. You agree to indemnify Blessings and Light, its affiliates, employees, agents,
contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against:
(a) all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and
damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred, suffered
or arising out of or in connection with any Content you post through the
(b) any direct or indirect consequences of you accessing, using or transacting
on the Website or attempts to do so and any breach by you or your agents
of these Terms; and/or
(c) any breach of the Terms.
14. Dispute Resolution
If a dispute arises out of or relates to the Terms, either party may not
commence any Tribunal or Court proceedings in relation to the dispute, unless
the following clauses have been complied with (except where urgent
interlocutory relief is sought).
A party to the Terms claiming a dispute (‘Dispute’) has arisen under the
Terms, must give written notice to the other party detailing the nature of the
dispute, the desired outcome and the action required to settle the Dispute.
On receipt of that notice (‘Notice’) by that other party, the parties to the Terms
(a) Within 14 days of the Notice endeavour in good faith to resolve the
Dispute expeditiously by negotiation or such other means upon which they
may mutually agree;
(b) If for any reason whatsoever, 14 days after the date of the Notice, the
Dispute has not been resolved, the Parties must either agree upon
selection of a mediator or request that an appropriate mediator be
appointed by the President of the Australian Mediation Association or his
or her nominee;
(c) The Parties are equally liable for the fees and reasonable expenses of a
mediator and the cost of the venue of the mediation and without limiting
the foregoing undertake to pay any amounts requested by the mediator as
a pre-condition to the mediation commencing. The Parties must each pay
their own costs associated with the mediation;
(d) The mediation will be held in Wollongong, Australia.
All communications concerning negotiations made by the Parties arising out of
and in connection with this dispute resolution clause are confidential and to the
extent possible, must be treated as “without prejudice” negotiations for the
purpose of applicable laws of evidence.
14.5. Termination of Mediation:
If 2 months have elapsed after the start of a mediation of the Dispute and the
Dispute has not been resolved, either Party may ask the mediator to terminate
the mediation and the mediator must do so.
15. Venue and Jurisdiction
The Purchase Services offered by Blessings and Light is intended to be viewed by
residents of Australia. In the event of any dispute arising out of or in relation to the
Website, you agree that the exclusive venue for resolving any dispute shall be in the
courts of New South Wales, Australia.
16. Governing Law
The Terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. Any dispute,
controversy, proceeding or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating
to the Terms and the rights created hereby shall be governed, interpreted and construed
by, under and pursuant to the laws of New South Wales, Australia, without reference to
conflict of law principles, notwithstanding mandatory rules. The validity of this governing
law clause is not contested. The Terms shall be binding to the benefit of the parties
hereto and their successors and assigns.
17. Independent Legal Advice
Both parties confirm and declare that the provisions of the Terms are fair and
reasonable and both parties having taken the opportunity to obtain independent legal
advice and declare the Terms are not against public policy on the grounds of inequality
or bargaining power or general grounds of restraint of trade.
If any part of these Terms is found to be void or unenforceable by a Court of competent
jurisdiction, that part shall be severed and the rest of the Terms shall remain in force.