By joining Trade Alliance Group established by Trade Alliance Group Pty Ltd ACN 102 776 723 (TAG), Members agree to abide by the following Terms & Conditions:
Members will abide by the Terms & Conditions
Each member agrees to use the benefits associated with membership in accordance with the Terms & Conditions of TAG as advised or as amended from time to time. TAG may vary the Terms & Conditions by giving the member 14 days’ notice of the variation. If the member does not terminate its membership by written notice to TAG before expiry of the 14-day notice period the member is taken to have accepted the variation as from the passing of the 14 days.
Members contracts with TAG Supplier
TAG agrees to provide each member with details of suppliers who have agreed to provide members with discounted products or services. The member will contract directly with a supplier and the member is solely responsible for any debts or accounts incurred with the supplier. While TAG makes every effort to ensure that supplier price lists are current, it is the member’s responsibility to check the price with the supplier before quoting or ordering materials.
No liability for supplier contract
Each member acknowledges that TAG does not act as agent for any supplier and that TAG has no liability arising out of any contract entered into directly between a member and a supplier.
Each member acknowledges that:
- TAG gives, and has given, no warranty as to the ability of a supplier to supply products and/or services to members nor as to the quality, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any such products and/or services supplied;
- before entering into a contract with a supplier the member will conduct its own due diligence and satisfy itself as to the reliability and quality of the supplier and their products and/or services.
Confidentiality of price lists
Each member agrees not to disclose any prices supplied to it from TAG or any of its suppliers to any other competitor. Playing off suppliers’ prices limits TAG’s volume with suppliers and severely hinders its ability to negotiate better prices on products or services. Breach of this clause will result in cancellation of membership without refund.
Confidentiality of other supplier information
Each member agrees to maintain any information or details of suppliers in the strictest confidence and to prevent its unauthorised disclosure to any other person or company.
Acknowledgement of license
Each member acknowledges that at the time of joining TAG it is a licensed builder, licensed sub-contractor or a developer with a licensed nominee. If at any time after joining a member ceases to belong to one of the aforementioned categories it will immediately inform TAG in writing and resign its membership. Breach of this clause will result in cancellation of membership without refund.
Notification of belonging to another buying group
Each member agrees to notify TAG on the member application if it belongs to any other buying group. If a member joins another buying group after becoming a member of TAG it must notify TAG in writing within seven days.
Each member hereby authorises TAG to release certain information from its membership application to suppliers for verification of membership details or to offer their discounted products or services. TAG agrees to enter into arrangements with suppliers to keep information confidential and to contract with suppliers to use member lists for no other reason other than associated with offering discounted products or services to members.
Authority to gather purchase information
Each members authorises TAG to give and receive information from suppliers as to the volume and amount of a member’s purchases. TAG may collate this information to estimate total turnover of purchases which can help when negotiating with suppliers for better prices and services for members.
Agree to abide by suppliers’ trading terms
In return for suppliers offering discounted products or services, each member agrees to trade strictly within a supplier’s payment terms. TAG may cancel membership without refund if a member refuses to pay a supplier without a valid reason.
TAG agrees to keep a record of all complaints lodged by a member with respect to a supplier.
Right to assign interest
TAG reserves the right to sell or assign its interest, provided the member benefits remain valid.
Nothing in this agreement constitutes a relationship of Employer / Employee / Subcontractor / Licensor / Licensee / Franchisee arrangement between TAG and each member.
Phone conversation recording
Each member authorises TAG to monitor or record any telephone conversation between the member and TAG, for quality and coaching purposes.
Authority to charge credit card
If the Member chooses to provide TAG with their credit card details, TAG will store the card details securely with a third-party payment provider and only charge the card as permitted or directed by the member. Some of TAG’s prepaid deals may only be paid by credit card to allow future charges to also be applied to it. In such a case, the member will be informed of the potential charges and authorises TAG to apply to the member’s credit card such charges.
Accuracy of information
Price lists, contact details and other information pertaining to suppliers are provided by TAG without guarantee of their complete accuracy. Where a quotation is provided by TAG on behalf of a supplier the price is only current at the time of the quotation and is subject to change by the supplier at any time without notice. It is the responsibility of the member to check any information with the supplier before relying on it.