|All books indicated
in our catalog and on our website are available to all bona fide
dive shops and training schools for resale or personal use by the proprietors
or staff. A credit period is available.
us for a Credit Account Application.
You will be asked
certain business details and advised of our conditions of sale. Dive shops
and schools must be registered with an ABN.
A thirty day credit
period is provided to successful applicants.
Initially set at
Payment is prefered
by cheque however payment may be made by Visa, Mastercard or Bankcard in
which case a credit account is not required. However, a Credit Account
Application must still be completed.
There is no minimum
order quantity. Because the customer paays for postage, it is wise to maximise
an order, however single book orders are quite acceptable. Some businesses
prefer to operate this way, ordering only as required. Most dive shops
however maintain a stock of books so as to provide a complete service for
Discounts vary with
the goods, dependant usually on the publisher and the location of the publisher.
Books published by Oceans Enterprises provide the greatest discount. Books
imported from overseas, generally, provide a lesser discount.
Prices of goods include
GST. This includes a recommended retail price which is not mandatory, and
is the price that Oceans Enterprises sells the item for to mail order customers.
Orders may be place by phone,
fax, mail, and email. If by phone, best between 10.00am and 4.00pm normal
business days (not weekends).
DELIVERY OF GOODS
Goods are generally
sent by Australia Post. The customer pays postage. Goods leave the premises
of Oceans Enterprises within twnety-fourss of ordering, if the goods are
in stock and if the business is not closed for holidays.
PRIVATE USE AND
There is no criteria
to insist that books ordered are for resale. Books ordered for personal
by individuals (staff) within the dive industry must be made by the dive
shop or school and are the responsibility of the dive shop or school. Individual
accounts will not be given. Staff must place the order through the normal
It is understood
that delinquent accounts will incur overdue interest charges , collection
charges and legal fees as applicable, and credit control agencies will
be advised if legal action is required.
Should payment not
be recovered within the required time, the account will be passed on to
our accountants, or direct to our solicitors, who will be instructed to
recover the monies owed irrespective of amount. It is understood that should
this occur, credit and finincial security organisations such as Dunn and
Bradstreet will be advised.
OWNERSHIP OF GOODS
It is understood
that all good supplied remain the property of Oceans Enterprises untill
paid in full.
Consignment stock is generally
It is understood
that whereas goods remain the property of Oceans Enterprises until all
incurred debt is cleared, the purchaser retains custody of the goods on
behalf of Oceans Enterprises, and is responsible for the goods in total,
including relevance to insurance, theft, damage and general wear and tear
Unless prior arrangements
are made on a specific order for specific books for a specific purpose,
all books are on form sale and returns are not accepted.
AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS NUMBER
All business clients must
be registered with an ABN.
GOODS AND SERVICES TAX
All goods are subject to
a 10% GST. The GST is included in the price quoted for the book.
DIVE SHOP LISTING
Customers of Oceans
Enterprises are encouraged to patronise their local dive shop. To enciurage
this, we list all dive shops and dive schools known to Oceans Enterprises,
on our dive shops page.
CUSTOMIZED DIVE LOG BOOKS
Dive shops should be aware
that we can provide a Divers Log Book with the customers own cover.
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Oceans Enterprises provides
a trade newsletter via email for those shops wishing to avail themselves
of the service. The Trade Newsletter privides details of recent additions
to the catalog and any other notes of interest.
GENERAL BOOK TRADE
The policy and conditions
indicated on this page for dive shops equally apply to the book trade.
The book trade however may only be interested in sourcing our own publications
and imported books for which we are a distributor.
Under no circumstances will
your business name and address, indeed any details relevant to our business
relationship, be passed on to a third party, except of course under direction
of Australian law.