This Refund Policy (“Policy”) applies to all purchases of goods and services from our business unless stated otherwise.
1. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS OUR PRIORITY
1.1 At Divine Balance®, your satisfaction as our valued customer is our priority.
1.2 Under the term of this Policy, Divine Balance® offer refunds, repairs and replacements of products and services under the Australian Consumer Law.
1.3 We support your rights under the Consumer Guarantees in The Australian Consumer Law, which protect consumers when they buy products and services.
1.4 If the Australian Consumer Law applies to your purchase, then we cannot avoid the Consumer Guarantees which it provides.
1.5 If this Refund Policy is inconsistent with the Consumer Guarantees and the Australian Consumer Law, the Australian Consumer Law will prevail over our Refund Policy.
1.6 Any benefits or warranties in this Policy may apply in addition to consumer rights granted under the Australian Consumer Law.
1.7 Please read this Policy carefully before purchasing a product or service from Divine Balance®, so that you are aware of your rights and how you can expect we will manage your request for refund if you are not happy with your purchase.
2. YOUR RIGHTS UNDER AUSTRALIAN CONSUMER LAW
2.1 Products and services offered by our business come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law.
2.2 If a product or service which you purchased from us has a major failure (as defined in the Australian Consumer Law), then you may be entitled to a replacement or refund. You may be entitled to compensation for any reasonably foreseeable loss or damage resulting from that major failure.
2.3 If a product or service which you purchased from us has a failure which does not amount to a major failure (as defined in the Australian Consumer Law), then you may are entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced.
2.4 Major failures
2.4.1 Services – If you experience a major failure with our service you can you are entitled to:
126.96.36.199 cancel your service contract with us; and
188.8.131.52 a refund for the unused portion of the service; or
184.108.40.206 compensation for the reduced value of the service to you.
2.4.2 Goods – If you experience a major failure with a product you have purchased from us, you are entitled to:
220.127.116.11 choose between a refund or replacement for the product.
2.5 Minor failures
2.5.1 If you experience minor issues with a product or service you have purchased that is not a major failure, then you are entitled to have the failure rectified within a reasonable time.
2.5.2 If rectification does not occur within a reasonable time, you are entitled to:
18.104.22.168 a refund for the product;
22.214.171.124 cancel the service contract;
126.96.36.199 obtain a refund for any unused portion of product or service.
2.5.3 Where you have suffered any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage from a failure in the product or service you have purchased you are also entitled to compensation under the Australian Consumer Law.
2.5.4 Where our events or other provision of service must be cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions, we will offer an online option, or the option to attend at a future date where such services can be reinstated.
You can obtain further information about the Australian Consumer Law and your rights under the Consumer Guarantees from https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/consumer-rights-guarantees/consumer-guarantees
This section covers event cancellation in relation to Covid-19: https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/consumer-rights-guarantees/covid-19-coronavirus-information-for-consumers#event-cancellations
3. CHANGE OF MIND
3.1 Please choose your product or service carefully.
3.2 We do not offer any refund if you simply change your mind or find the same product or service cheaper elsewhere.
4. PRODUCTS DAMAGED DURING DELIVERY
4.1 If a product which you ordered is damaged during delivery, you are required to contact us as soon as possible on email@example.com for further
4.2 Products damaged during delivery must be returned in the condition it was received in, together with any original packaging and any additional items which you received with the delivery of the damaged product.
4.3 We will organise the repair of the damaged product or collection and replacement with a product of equal value and type, or to provide a refund—provided that you contact us within two days from the date you received the product.
5. OTHER RETURNS
5.1 We may offer returns in the following circumstances:
5.1.1 The product sent to you is not the product you purchased.
5.2 To be eligible for a return under these circumstances, you must:
5.2.1 Not use the product, replace it into the original packaging, and contact us for return instructions.
5.3 Any claims for a return under this clause must be lodged within two days from the date you received the product or service.
6.1 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Policy, we may refuse to provide a repair, replacement or refund for a product or service you purchased if:
6.1.1 You misused the purchased product or service in a way which caused the problem or failure.
6.1.2 You knew or were made aware of the problem(s), issues or failures in the product or service before you purchased it.
6.1.3 You asked for a service to delivered in a particular manner different from that offered to you;
6.1.4 You asked for alterations to a product that were not recommended by us or against our advice;
6.1.5 You were unclear or unsure about the product or service you wanted to purchase;
6.1.6 Any other exceptions apply under the Australian Consumer Law.
7. SHIPPING COSTS FOR RETURNS
7.1 If a product you purchased fails to meet one or more Consumer Guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law, we will pay for the costs of shipping the product (the “Returned Product”) back to us, and any shipping costs to send a replacement product to you.
7.2 If the Returned Product is easily returned or posted with minimal effort or expense, then it is your responsibility to organise the Returned Product to be returned to us.
7.3 If the Returned Product is approved as eligible for a repair, replacement or refund under the terms of this Policy (including under the Australian Consumer Law) then reasonable postage, shipping or transportation costs of the Returned Product will be reimbursed by us at our discretion.
7.4 If the Returned Product is too large or heavy, or difficult to be returned by you, and we believe it to be eligible for a repair, replacement or refund under the terms of this Policy (including under the Australian Consumer Law), then postage, shipping, transportation or collection of the Returned Product, will be reimbursed to you at our cost.
7.5 If we organise and pay for the inspection, postage, shipping, transportation or collection of a Returned Product, and upon receipt by us the Returned Product is determined to be ineligible for repair, replacement or refund under the terms of this Policy (including under the Australian Consumer Law), then you will be liable for and required to pay the costs of any inspection, postage, shipping, transportation or collection of the Returned Product incurred by us.
8. RESPONSE TIME
8.1 We aim to respond and process any requests for repairs, replacements or refunds within two days of having received them.
9. RETURNING PRODUCTS
9.1 Please contact us immediately to discuss a return by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0412 91 91 36.
9.2 Products may be returned to the following address: PO Box 109, Frenchs Forest NSW 2086, Australia. our street address changes constantly as we travel to our clients. In the event a product return is necessary, please check with us as to the best address. By default, this address can be used: Shelley McConaghy, Divine Balance, Unit 2, 23 Sydney Street, Mogo NSW 2536, Australia.
9.3 Products returned by post or courier must be sent with a viable tracking number to qualify for a return or refund.
10. PROCESSING REFUNDS
10.1 Refund requests are only accepted within seven days from date of purchase. After this time, no refund applies.
10.2 Refunds will be paid by the same method as the original method or to the same bank account or credit/debit card used for the original purchase.
10.3 You must provide proof of purchase to be eligible for a refund, repair or replacement.
10.4 You may be required to provide identification to be eligible for a refund, repair or replacement.
10.5 Refunds will be processed within two days from the date your refund request was approved. Please note different financial institutions take longer to process payments which may delay the funds clearing in your account.
10.6 Our payment processing services are no longer refunding card processing fees. Therefore we will not be able to refund these either.
11. FORCE MAJEURE
11.1 A Force Majeure event is an event outside our control that delays or hinders our ability to perform its obligations under this Policy.
11.2 A Force Majeure event includes but is not limited to fire, flood, earthquake or similar natural disasters, riot, war, terrorism, civil strife, labour disputes or disturbances, industry-wide material or services shortages outside our reasonable control, an outbreak of pandemic disease ( such as Covid-19), governmental regulations, communication, technology or utility failures.
11.3 Divine Balance® shall not be deemed in breach of any undertaking in this Policy for the delay in performing, or failure to perform, any of its obligations under this Policy if such delay or failure result from Force Majeure events.
11.4 Upon the occurrence of any Force Majeure Event, Divine Balance® shall give notice to the purchaser of its inability to perform or of delay in delivering products and services within seven days.
11.5 Divine Balance® shall propose revisions to the delivery schedule for products or services or termination of undertakings under this Policy where it is determined that performance is not possible because of the duration or effect of the Force Majeure event.
11.6 Where undertaking under this Policy is terminated as a result of a Force Majeure event Parties agree every effort will be made by both parties to negotiate a financial arrangement to mitigate and share any loss resulting from the Force Majeure event.
12. BOOKING CONDITIONS AND CANCELLATIONS
12.1 Refunds will not be offered when the conditions of booking an appointment of any kind with Divine Balance®are not met as outlined on the Booking conditions page of this website.
12.2 Our cancellation policy states that:
12.2.1 Divine Balance® request a minimum of 72 hours notice for cancellations for all services other than in-person Kurradji Dreaming, subscription services, and retreats—see below for more information. If cancelled in less than 72 hours prior to the appointment time, there will be no refund.
12.2.2 There will be no refunds offered if you do not show up to the appointment booked – of any kind offered by Divine Balance®.
12.2.3 In-person Kurradji Dreaming events have a 10-day cancellation period. If Divine Balance® can find a replacement attendee, it is at their discretion to provide a refund.
12.2.4 Divine Balance® retreat deposits are non-refundable, and retreats have a 28-day cancellation period. If Divine Balance® can find a replacement attendee, it is at their discretion to provide a refund (not including the deposit) of the retreat balance. Due to the amount of planning involved, booking and payment for retreats must be complete no less than 72 hours prior. Arriving without booking at any Divine Balance® retreat is not permitted.
12.2.5 Divine Balance® request a minimum of 14 days notice when cancelling a subscription product of six months or longer.
12.2.6 If is up to clients to book the appointments when they purchase a package, and if sessions are not redeemed, there is no refund for non-redeemed services.
13. CONTACT US
13.1 To discuss this Policy or any refund, repairs or replacements; please contact us by:
13.1.1 Email: email@example.com
13.1.2 Phone: +61 412 91 91 36
13.1.3 Mail: PO Box 109, Frenchs Forest NSW 2086, Australia
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Published 4 June 2020
Last updated 8 February 2023