General Terms of Trade

Ordering

The online store permits the Buyer to purchase using a credit card or on account.  The shopping process provides us with all the details we required to complete the order.  You may also order from us by fax at +64 9 2551158 or email sales@dambagregory.co.nz. Offline orders must include: customer details; billing details; order number; model number; brief description; fabric brand and colour; freight costs and total price.  Orders will be confirmed to you by email quoting a Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd Sales Order Confirmation number. You will need to quote this number when making enquiries against your order. If we have provided you with a quote for your order, please make reference to the quote number when placing your order.  All orders are prepaid or COD unless an account has been opened. To apply for an account a trading history with Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd needs to be established and you will need to complete a credit application form. Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture sells all goods on a non-returnable basis. If the Buyer wishes to cancel an order, all cancellations require prior written authorisation by Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd.

Payment Terms

For Buyers on account, payments are Nett 30 days from date of invoice. Interest charges may apply to overdue accounts.

Credit Card and Cancellation Fees

All Credit Card transactions will incur a 2.5% fee EXCEPT for account customers that have purchased from Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd in the previous six months from the order date.  We will endeavour to accommodate cancellation/modification of an existing order whenever possible. Any cancellation or alteration after placement of order may incur total or partial charge, dependant on the stage of manufacture. Buyer acknowledges a cost may have been occurred by Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd and that these costs can be on-charged by Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd.  A 20% Cancellation Fee applies to orders cancelled more than 5 working days after order date. The decision to charge for fabrics on cancellation of an order is at the discretion of Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd.

Freight & Delivery

Placement of goods and debagging will incur an additional cost of $7 per unit and Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture NZ needs to be advised before delivery is scheduled. Prices are inclusive of a single delivery, Monday to Friday, during normal business hours. Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd reserves the right to charge for unusual delivery requests e.g. multi storey installations, after hours delivery, couriers etc. If the scheduled delivery date is changed by the Buyer, we reserve the right to invoice the full amount of the order (if the order is on account) and pass on the storage costs @ $5 per unit per month. Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd requires goods delivered to the buyer to be inspected by the buyer for any transit damage. Goods damaged in transit have to be notified to the deliverer and a photograph taken identifying the damage. Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd needs to be notified in writing no later than 5 working days from delivery.

Warranty

Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture warrants all product for a period of five (5) years or other as specified at the time of purchase, under normal 50 hours, 5 days per week usage, to be free from defects in material and workmanship. Damba Gregory Commercial Furnitures liability under this warranty (and any warranty that is implied and can only be limited as permitted by law) is to repair or replace (at its discretion) any part or product covered by this (or any implied) warranty.  To the extent permitted by law, this warranty does not cover:

  1. Normal wear and tear, castors warranty only 12 months
  2. Fabric (as this is normally specified by the customer). However, the fabric warranty provided by the supplier applies
  3. Damage arising from abnormal use, or abuse
  4. Products which have not been maintained as recommended by Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd, or which have been modified
  5. Any indirect or consequential loss
  6. Transport charges to return (to and from) the product to Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd for repair or replacement

This warranty applies only to the original purchase. The order/serial number of the chair/item must be supplied before any repairs will be undertaken. All works carried out by a party under instructions from Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd will be covered by the warranty.  Onsite warranty repair service is offered (where available) for Damba Gregory Commerical Furniture Ltd product only. A service fee applies POA.

Sample/Trial chairs and product demonstrations

Sample/Trial chairs and product demonstrations are available upon request from Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd. Contact us to discuss delivery details. Return freight is borne by the customer. 

Lead Times

Despatch dates quoted are Ex Factory and dependent upon the availability of raw materials, components and fabric at the time of order placement. Lead times are generally up to 10 working days for task, visitor and executive chairs; sofas and ottomans are up to 20 working days. We will notify you if there are any delays in your delivery.

Environmental Policy

We are committed to providing a superior product, whilst minimising adverse impacts to the environment. We care about the environment and not only recognise but appreciate that our operations may have an impact on the environment locally and ultimately globally. At Damba Gregory Commercial Furniture Ltd we believe it is our obligation to consider all aspects of our products’ impact on the environment, throughout their lifecycle: from raw material selection, right through to sustainable production methods as well as the reduction of waste and pollution in all aspects of our manufacturing process. We are and will continue to address the latest environmental issues in line with the requirements of ISO14001 Environmental Management System, which is under constant review and assessment so as to ensure that it continually evolves to suit the ever-changing needs of the environment we live in, our customers, the legislation that we must adhere to as well as our corporate needs.

We are committed to continual improvement in all aspects. Our commitment to the environment is also reflected in our stated aim to achieve the best environmental ratings outcome possible, for our entire product range.