Terms & Conditions


PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy and website disclaimer, govern www.ziankites.com.au’s relationship with you in relation to your use of this website.

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of these terms and conditions of use. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, “Us”, “Our” and “We” refers to www.ziankites.com.au and “You” and “Your” refers to you, the client, visitor, website user or person using our website.

AMENDMENT OF TERMS

We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms regularly prior to using our website to ensure you are aware of any changes. We will endeavour to highlight any significant or substantive changes to you where possible. If you choose to use our website then we will regard that use as conclusive evidence of your agreement and acceptance that these terms govern your and www.ziankites.com.au’s rights and obligations to each other.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

It is an essential pre-condition to you using our website that you agree and accept that www.ziankites.com.au is not legally responsible for any loss or damage you might suffer related to your use of the website, whether from errors or from omissions in our documents or information, any goods or services we may offer or from any other use of the website. This includes your use or reliance on any third party content, links, comments or advertisements. Your use of, or reliance on, any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.

It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific, personal requirements. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT

For the purposes of Schedule 2 of the Australian Consumer Law, in particular Sections 51 to 53, 64 and 64A of Part 3-2, Division 1, Subdivision A of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), www.ziankites.com.au’s liability for any breach of a term of this agreement is limited to: the supplying of the goods or services to you again; the replacement of the goods; or the payment of the cost of having the goods or services supplied to you again.

You must be over 18 years of age to use this website and to purchase any goods or services.

DELIVERY OF GOODS

Physical goods may be delivered by Australia Post and/or other reputable courier companies. Deliveries are processed promptly upon receipt of full payment. Delivery may take between 2 and 14 days, depending on the delivery option. Damaged or lost orders should be resolved with Australia Post or the courier company directly and we are not responsible for goods that are damaged in transit or not received. Replacement of damaged or lost items is made at the discretion of www.ziankites.com.au.

Digital goods are delivered immediately. Please be aware there are inherent risks associated with downloading any software and digital goods. Should you have any technical problems downloading any of our goods, please contact us so we may try to assist you.

RETURNS AND REFUNDS

www.ziankites.com.au handles returns and processes refunds in accordance with the Australian Consumer Protection legislation.

Should you wish to return your order, please notify us within 21 days of purchase with a valid reason for return. If we are unable to resolve your complaint or further assist you, we will process a refund upon timely receipt of the goods purchased. Unopened goods will be refunded in full. Refunds will be processed promptly and payment made by the same method that you made payment. All refunds are made at the discretion of www.ziankites.com.au.

MANUFACTURERS WARRANTY POLICY

 

Velumtec GmbH warrants this product to be free of major defects in material or workmanship to the original purchaser for a period of twelve months from the date of purchase. This warranty is subject to the following limitations:

The warranty is valid only when the product is used for kiteboarding on water and does not cover products used in rental or teaching operations.

Velumtec GmbH will make the final warranty determination, which may require inspection and/or photos of the equipment, which clearly show the defect(s). If a product is deemed to be defective by Velumtec, the warranty covers the replacement of the defective product only.

Velumtec GmbH will not be responsible for any costs, losses or damages incurred as a result of use of this product. The warranty does not cover any damage caused by anything else than bad workmanship of defective materials like for example but not exclusively:

  • Standard usage wear and tear
  • Damage caused by heat, sun, sand, wind and (salt)water exposure
  • Damage caused by foreign objects
  • Damage caused by improper assembly, set up, packing, storage and/or handling
  • Damage caused by misuse and/or abuse
  • Damage caused by hard crashes/ impacts
  • Damage caused by using solvents or harsh detergents

The original purchase receipt must accompany all warranty claims. The date of purchase must be clear and legible.

KITE AND BAR CARE INSTRUCTIONS

Don't bring the kite in contact with sharp-edged rocks, wood, shells or other objects that may damage or puncture the material.

Frequently inspect the kite for wear.

Inspect lines for knots and untie. Knots will reduce the flying lines breaking strength.

Do not expose the kite to excessive sun as it ages the material unnecessarily.

Never leave the kite unattended for a long period of time. Leaving a kite for extended lengths of time in the wind may cause wear of the trailing edge and material.

Be sure not to drag the tips of the kite across the ground when carrying the kite.

Wash the bar and safely system in fresh water after every use by placing the entire system (with lines wound onto the bar) into a bucket of fresh water and letting it sit for 5 minutes. Allow to dry properly before storing in a dry location.

Do not dry the kite in direct sun. Otherwise changes of colour or mildew could occur.

Deflate bladders for longer storage. Never store an inflated kite after it has been exposed to high temperatures; this may damage the internal bladders

Always dry kite and remove excess sand before rolling and packing away.

Storing a wet kite may cause discolouring and mould.

Pack the kite with as few wrinkles as possible.

This will prolong the life of your kite.

Always store the equipment in a clean, dry, cool place in the supplied bag

We recommend washing your kite with fresh water and drying it before rolling it up for storage.

When cleaning the kite be sure that no water, dirt, or sand gets inside the bladders.

Failure to follow the Kite and Bar Care instructions will be considered misuse and/or abuse under the Manufactures Warranty and will void the Warranty.


LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

www.ziankites.com.au may from time to time provide on its website, links to other websites, advertisements and information on those websites for your convenience. This does not necessarily imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval or arrangement between www.ziankites.com.au and the owners of those websites. www.ziankites.com.au takes no responsibility for any of the content found on the linked websites.

www.ziankites.com.au’s website may contain information or advertisements provided by third parties for which www.ziankites.com.au accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any information or advice provided to you directly by third parties. We are making a ‘recommendation’ only and are not providing any advice nor do we take any responsibility for any advice received in this regard.

DISCLAIMER

To the fullest extent permitted by law, www.ziankites.com.au absolutely disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. www.ziankites.com.au gives no warranty that the documents, goods or services will be free of errors, or that defects will be corrected, or that our website or its server is free of viruses or any other harmful components.

Whilst we, at all times endeavour to have the most accurate, reliable and up-to-date information on our website, we do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the result of the use of any document, product, service, link or information in its website or as to their correctness, suitability, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

It is your sole responsibility and not the responsibility of www.ziankites.com.au to bear any and all costs of servicing, repairs, or correction. The applicable law in your state or territory may not permit these exclusions, particularly the exclusions of some implied warranties. Some of the above may not apply to you but you must ensure you are aware of any risk you may be taking by using this website or any products or services that may be offered through it. It is your responsibility to do so.

YOUR PRIVACY


At www.ziankites.com.au, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to maximize the services that we provide to you. www.ziankites.com.au respects the privacy and confidentiality of the information provided by you and adheres to the Australian Privacy Principles. Please read our separate Privacy Policy carefully.

You may change your details at any time by advising us in writing via email. All information we receive from our customers, is protected by our secure servers. www.ziankites.com.au’s secure server software encrypts all customer information before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the customer data www.ziankites.com.au collects is secured against unauthorized use or access. Credit card information is not stored by us on our servers.

THIRD PARTIES

www.ziankites.com.au does not and will not sell or deal in personal or customer information. We may however use in a general sense without any reference to your name, your information to create marketing statistics, identify user demands and to assist it in meeting customer needs generally. In addition, we may use the information that you provide to improve its website and its services but not for any other use.

DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION

www.ziankites.com.au may be required, in certain circumstances, to disclose information in good faith and where www.ziankites.com.au is required to do so in the following circumstances: by law or by any court; to enforce the terms of any of our customer agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of our customers or third parties.

EXCLUSION OF COMPETITORS

If you are in the business of creating similar documents, goods or services for the purpose of providing them for a fee to users, whether they be business users or domestic users, then you are a competitor of www.ziankites.com.au. www.ziankites.com.au expressly excludes and does not permit you to use or access our website, to download any documents or information from its website or obtain any such documents or information through a third party. If you breach this term then www.ziankites.com.au will hold you fully responsible for any loss that we may sustain and further hold you accountable for all profits that you might make from such unpermitted and improper use. www.ziankites.com.au reserves the right to exclude and deny any person access to our website, services or information in our sole discretion.

COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK AND RESTRICTIONS OF USE


This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, trademarks and graphics. You are not permitted to reproduce the documents, information or materials on the website for the purposes of sale or the use by any third party. In particular you are not permitted to republish, upload, transmit electronically or otherwise or distribute any of the materials, documents or products that may be available for download from time to time on this website.

www.ziankites.com.au expressly reserves all copyright and trademark in all documents, information and materials on our website and we reserve the right to take action against you if you breach any of these terms.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only; and you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

WHOLE AGREEMENT

These terms and conditions represent the whole agreement between you and www.ziankites.com.au concerning your use and access to www.ziankites.com.au’s website and your use and access to the documents and information on it. No other term is to be included in this agreement except where it is required to be included by any legislation of the Commonwealth or any State or Territory. All implied terms except those implied by statute and which cannot be expressly excluded are hereby expressly excluded.

EXCLUSION OF UNENFORCEABLE TERMS


Where any clause or term above would by any applicable statute be illegal, void, or unenforceable in any State or Territory then such a clause shall not apply in that State or Territory and shall be deemed never to have been included in these terms and conditions in that State or Territory. Such a clause if legal and enforceable in any other State or Territory shall continue to be fully enforceable and part of this agreement in those other States and Territories. The deemed exclusion of any term pursuant to this paragraph shall not affect or modify the full enforceability and construction of the other clauses of these terms and conditions.
 

JURISDICTION

This agreement and this website are subject to the laws of Western Australia and Australia. If there is a dispute between you and www.ziankites.com.au that results in litigation then you must submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Western Australia.

For our kites we use SBS101 double ripstop canopy from Sakai Techfibre (Japan)

Sakai Techfibre (Japan) is home in the top end acrobatic paraglider and spinnaker fabrics which are manufactured exclusively by Sakai Ovex in Japan.
For their SBS101 double ripstop kite canopy they use high tenacity polyester yarn manufactured by Toray Japan exclusively for Techfibre.
Toray Japan is a multinational corporation specialized in polymer chemistry. This makes SBS101 the ONLY full Japanese canopy on the market.
The canopy production is based on a new process that gives multiple benefits over conventional canopy.
The quality consistency from batch to batch is of a level we have not seen before.
Special attention is taken to avoid “chalking” of the canopy after some use, a visual problem seen on many kites on the market.
Rather than one sided coating, SBS101 has adopted a double sided multilayer coating technology for longer airproof canopy