Terms and Conditions
1.1 You warrant to Moyne Shire Council that you are fully authorised to use any credit card details, which you supply for the purpose of making payments while using Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services.
1.2 It is your responsibility to ensure that sufficient credit is available on your credit card to permit any payments made by you when using Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services.
1.3 Processing of credit card transactions is subject to the terms and conditions set by the issuer of your credit card in addition to these terms and conditions.
1.4 Any accounts you have with Moyne Shire Council will remain unpaid when a credit card payment initiated by you is declined by your nominated financial institution. In the event of a "declined" credit card payment, you will be responsible for any additional fees and charges levied by both your nominated financial institution and Moyne Shire Council and you will remain responsible to pay your account to Moyne Shire Council.
1.5 If Moyne Shire Council finds a transaction is incorrect, unauthorised or fraudulent, Moyne Shire Council may reverse the payment. In such circumstances, your transaction will remain payable.
1.6 Moyne Shire Council will endeavour to process all transactions without delay, but expressly disclaims any and all liability for any processing delays, or the consequences of any processing delays, which may occur in any circumstance, whether beyond reasonable control, or otherwise.
1.7 All payment transactions will have a reference number provided. It is your responsibility to take note of the reference number for use in any correspondence with Moyne Shire Council.
1.8 Successful payment transactions will not be reflected in Moyne Shire Council records until Moyne Shire Council has received confirmation from its financial institution.
1.9 Moyne Shire Council will not store credit card details provided through Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services within its computer systems. The credit card information entered by you when making payments within this service is passed to our secure CommBank facility, BPOINT checkout using Transport Layer Security (TSL).
2 Information Provided by You
2.1 You will ensure that the information you provide does not contain any viruses, malware or other computer programming routines that may damage, adversely interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information or otherwise interact in any unintended way with Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services and Moyne Shire Council computer systems.
2.2 You agree that all information you provide to Moyne Shire Council, while using Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services, will be correct to the best of your knowledge at the time you supply it.
2.3 Provision of incorrect information may result in unpaid accounts or a failure to register applications. In that event, you will be responsible for any additional fees and charges levied by either your credit card issuer or Moyne Shire Council.
2.4 If you believe you have entered incorrect information when using Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services then you must contact Moyne Shire Council by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the details of the information that was incorrectly entered and the type of application/payment you were attempting to undertake. Moyne Shire Council makes no warranty that it will be able to correct the error or reverse any payment.
3.1 Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services relies on the Internet to receive applications and payments and to deliver information via email. Access to the Internet by users of Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services is dependent on numerous factors, technologies and systems, many of which are beyond Moyne Shire Council’s authority and control and Moyne Shire Council will not be liable or responsible for your inability to access the Internet or Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services.
3.2 Moyne Shire Council does not warrant that Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services will be available for use at all times or at any particular time and may without notice suspend access to Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services for any reason or that any particular computer system will be suitable for accessing Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services.
3.3 Notwithstanding efforts made by Moyne Shire Council to ensure that the provision of Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services is secure, you acknowledge that all electronic and telephonic data transfers are potentially susceptible to interception by others. Moyne Shire Council does not, warrant that data transfers utilising Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services, or electronic mail transmitted to and from us, will not be monitored or read by others. All information provided by you through Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services is provided at your own risk.
4 Application and Transaction Processing
4.1 Moyne Shire Council will endeavor to process applications for permits, certificates and payment transactions as soon as practicably possible unless the transaction is submitted on a weekend or non-working weekday. Moyne Shire Council will endeavour to process all requests and transactions without delay, but expressly disclaim any and all liability for any processing delays, or the consequences of any processing delays, which may occur in any circumstance, whether beyond reasonable control, or otherwise.
4.2 You consent to receiving any documents, such as certificates, in an Adobe PDF format, as an attachment to an email or in such other format as Moyne Shire Council may determine from time to time. It will be your responsibility to have suitable computer systems available to receive and read any information provided through Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services.
5.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law Moyne Shire Council expressly disclaims all conditions and warranties, express or implied, in respect of the provision of Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services and your use of Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services. This includes, but is not limited to, any warranty that Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services will operate without errors or that it will be operational and available at any times. If any condition or warranty is implied into these terms pursuant to any law and the law prevents or prohibits provisions in a contract, excluding or modifying the application of, or exercise of, or any liability under such conditions or warranty, the conditions or warranty will be deemed to be included in these terms and conditions, provided that Moyne Shire Council’s liability for breach shall, if the law so permits, be limited in the sole discretion of Moyne Shire Council to:
(a) the re-supply of the services; or
(b) the cost of re-supply of the services, in respect of which the breach occurred; and otherwise shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
5.2 Moyne Shire Council will not at any time or in any circumstances be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever including but not limited to any loss of data, loss of savings, loss of business, loss of profit, or any other direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage, in each case whether arising from negligence, breach of contract, breach of statutory duty or otherwise which is in any way connected with or arises out of the use of Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services.
5.3 Without limiting Moyne Shire Council’s rights referred to in these terms, Moyne Shire Council and its employees, contractors and agents shall not be liable for any failure to perform their obligations if such failure arises from such circumstances reasonably beyond their control. These circumstances include, but are not limited to, strikes, lockouts, riots, acts of law, epidemics, earthquakes, fire, floods, government action, communication line failures, power failures, interruptions or shortages, computer or processing systems failures.
6.1 These terms remain in effect until this agreement is terminated by Moyne Shire Council.
6.2 Moyne Shire Council may terminate or suspend this agreement or your use of Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services, without reason at any time. Moyne Shire Council may attempt to notify you in advance, but is not obliged to do so.
6.3 Termination of your use of, or participation in Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services, shall not relieve you of any responsibility or obligation including to pay outstanding fees or charges or other liabilities incurred prior to the date of termination. After termination, you may not make further use of Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services and you must make alternative payment arrangements for unpaid accounts.
7 General Terms
7.1 Assignment: you are not permitted without prior written consent from the Moyne Shire Council to assign or transfer any of your rights, duties or obligations under these Terms.
7.2 Waiver: Moyne Shire Council shall not be deemed to have waived any of its rights or remedies unless such waiver is in writing and signed by one of Moyne Shire Council’s authorised officers. No delay or omission on Moyne Shire Council’s part in exercising any rights or remedies shall operate as a waiver of such rights or remedies.
7.3 Governing Law: These terms shall be deemed to have been made and entered into at Port Fairy in the State of Victoria, Australia, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Victoria. The Courts of Victoria shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to decide any issue which may arise in relation to these Terms.
7.4 Entire Agreement: These terms constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and Moyne Shire Council and supersede any and all prior communications, representations, agreements or understandings between you and Moyne Shire Council with respect to the subject matter of these Terms.
7.5 Changes to Terms: Moyne Shire Council may change these terms at any time. Moyne Shire Council will make a current version of these terms available through Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services. By using Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services after the effective date of change, you confirm your agreement to the changes. If you do not agree to any change, you may terminate your use of Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services at any time by emailing your request to Moyne Shire Council’s online payment services email@example.com, ensuring you include your user account details.
7.6 Severance of Terms: If any term or terms in this agreement is illegal, void or unenforceable for any reason then that term or those terms are severed from this agreement as far as is practicable and the remaining terms remain in force.