Terms & Conditions

1. PURPOSE

1.1. This Site is operated by The Dinner Ladies Pty Ltd ACN 133 518 680 (The Dinner Ladies, we or us). The Dinner Ladies offers this Site, including all information, tools and Products available from this Site to you, the user, subject to the Terms (as defined in paragraph 1.2 below).

1.2. These terms and conditions together with the documents and policies referred to on the Site and/or referenced herein (Terms) apply to your use of the Site, including the placement by you of any Order. Please read the Terms carefully before using the Site. By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Site or use any services.

1.3. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms by posting updates and changes to our Site. It is your responsibility to check our Site periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our Site following the posting of any changes to these Terms constitutes acceptance of those changes. You can review the most current version of the Terms at any time at this page.

1.4. Our Privacy Policy also applies to your use of the Site. You should review our Privacy Policy before placing any Order or using our Site.

2. DEFINITIONS

In these Terms:

"Australian Consumer Law" means the Australian Consumer Law as set out in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (as amended from time to time).

"Business Day" means a day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or bank or public holiday in Sydney, New South Wales.

"Content" means all content and material available on the Site, including Our Intellectual Property.

"Gift Voucher" means a gift voucher issued by The Dinner Ladies that are advertised for sale on the Site.

"Intellectual Property Rights" means all current and future registered and unregistered rights in respect of copyright, designs, circuit layouts, trademarks, trade secrets, know-how, confidential information, patents, invention and discoveries and all other intellectual property.

"Kitchen" means Unit 16, 30/32 Perry Street, Matraville NSW 2036 or such other site as notified by Us to you from time to time.

"Order" means any order(s) for Products made by you through the Site.

"Our Intellectual Property" means all Intellectual Property Rights owned by The Dinner Ladies.

“Privacy Policy” means the privacy policy adopted by us and located at https://www.dinnerladies.com.au/pages/privacy-policy

"Product" means any product or service advertised for sale on the Site.

"Site" means the website with the URL www.dinnerladies.com.au.

"The Dinner Ladies", "We" or "Us" mean The Dinner Ladies Pty Ltd (ACN 133 518 680).

"you" and "your" mean the person or entity using the Site for any purpose and includes without limitation any users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants or contributors of content.

In these Terms, unless the context requires otherwise, the singular includes the plural and the plural includes the singular.

3. SERVICE AVAILABILITY

The site is only intended for use by people residing in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Australian Capital Territory, and Queensland, Australia (Delivery Areas). We do not accept Orders from individuals outside of the Delivery Areas. To make an Order, you must provide a valid email address and credit card.

4. YOUR STATUS

By placing an Order through our Site, you warrant that:
- you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
- you are at least 18 years old; and
- you are resident in one of the Delivery Areas.

5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

5.1. We own or have a license to use all of the Intellectual Property Rights on this Site and all Content published on it (together, with the IP Rights).

5.2. You acknowledge that by using this Site the IP Rights:

(a) belong exclusively to The Dinner Ladies or its licensors, unless otherwise expressly stated;
(b) are protected by copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws and all such rights are reserved.


5.3. Commercial use of this Site or any Content is prohibited. You may download, print and retain a copy of the Content (or parts of such) from the Site solely for your personal reference, provided that the copy is unaltered and retains all proprietary notices originally displayed on the Site.

5.4. You must not otherwise use, reproduce, modify, distribute, publish, store, transmit, commercially exploit, modify or create any derivative works from any Content in whole or in part or permit or assist any other person to do so.

6. ACCESSING EXTERNAL WEBSITES

6.1. The Site may contain links to other websites (Linked Websites) operated by third parties which are not under the control of The Dinner Ladies. The Dinner Ladies provides these links for information purposes only. The Linked Websites may not remain current or be maintained.

6.2. The Linked Websites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked websites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those Linked Websites, unless and to the extent we stipulate to the contrary.

6.3. To the extent permitted by law, we accept no responsibility or liability for and give no warranty (express or implied) of any kind in respect of, the Linked Websites and your use of them or any products or services available on or through the Linked Websites.

7. YOUR CONDUCT

7.1. When using the Site you must not post or transmit any information or material that is discriminatory, defamatory, obscene or is otherwise unlawful or infringes or violates the rights of The Dinner Ladies or any third party.

7.2. If you post any comments, feedback or opinion in relation to The Dinner Ladies, this Site, Content or any Products on any website, blog or social media platform (Commentary) you must ensure that such Commentary reflects your fairly held opinion.

7.3. By submitting an Order, you irrevocably authorise The Dinner Ladies to quote from your Commentary on the Site or in any advertising or social media platforms to which we may create or contribute.

8. CUSTOMER ACCOUNT

8.1. If you register for a customer account on the Site, you will be required to provide certain information which may include Personal Information as defined in the Privacy Act 1998(Cth) (as amended from time to time). The Dinner Ladies is committed to ensuring that this information and your privacy are protected. For further information please see the Privacy Policy.

8.2. You can access your customer account on the Site via your email and password.

8.3. Please consider your customer account details including your password as confidential. You are responsible for keeping your password safe and not disclosing it to anyone else. You should not use a password for your customer account that is used for other online accounts.

8.4. You must take all reasonable steps to prevent unauthorised use or access to your customer account and information relating to your customer accounts.

8.5. You must not maliciously create additional customer accounts on the Site.

8.6. If for any reason, The Dinner Ladies believes that you have not complied with these Terms, or that you are misusing your customer account in any way, The Dinner Ladies may, at its absolute discretion, cancel, suspend or otherwise restrict access to your customer account immediately and without notice.

8.7. You acknowledge that unauthorised access to your customer account and personal information may occur if you do not take these steps.

9. ORDERS

9.1. When you place an Order you agree to enter into an agreement with The Dinner Ladies to purchase the selected Product.

9.2. Once your Order is placed, The Dinner Ladies will email you to confirm that your Order has been received and accepted (Acceptance Email).

9.3. If, before or after we send you the Acceptance Email, you would like to amend the Order, you must contact our Customer Experience Team through the LiveChat on our Site, via email at hello@dinnerladies.com.au or by calling us on (02) 8310 6508. If you have received the Acceptance Email but your Order has not been packed by us, The Dinner Ladies will use reasonable endeavours to amend your Order once you have contacted our Customer Experience Team.

9.4. We reserve the right to reject an Order for any reason, including if the Product (in whole or part) is unavailable, cannot be delivered or there is an error in the Product details including the price. If we reject an Order we will use reasonable endeavours to notify you via email or SMS text message within 10 days (Non-acceptance Communication).

9.5. For all Orders that are rejected by us, we may, in the Non-Acceptance Communication, specify alternative options to the rejected Order including replacing the product(s), issuing a credit to your account or issuing a refund.

9.6. The Dinner Ladies may at its absolute discretion, replace any Product with a similar alternative. If we need to replace any Product, we will aim to contact you prior to doing so. Customers may opt-out of receiving replacement products by contacting our Customer Experience Team and requesting an account credit equal to the price paid for the unavailable Product or a refund.

10. PRICING

10.1. The current prices for Products and delivery are quoted on the Site in Australian dollars and may be updated from time to time as determined by The Dinner Ladies.

10.2. Product prices and delivery charges are inclusive of taxes including GST where applicable.

11. DELIVERY

11.1. The Dinner Ladies delivers Orders to many locations in Australia, however, we cannot guarantee that delivery will be available to you.

11.2. We accept no liability or responsibility for delivery details that are incorrectly supplied, or which you fail to supply.

11.3 Delivery fees (as applicable) will be calculated by The Dinner Ladies with reference to your nominated Delivery Address and charged to you at the time of placing your Order.

11.4. The Dinner Ladies may use a third party to deliver your Order.

11.5. For delivery, there is a minimum order value depending on your nominated delivery address.

11.6. The Dinner Ladies will use reasonable endeavours to deliver your Order to your nominated delivery address within the nominated time period and date that you select at the time of placing your Order, however, does not guarantee on-time delivery. You may contact us on (02) 8310 6508 to obtain an estimated time or if you have not received your Order after this period, please contact us via our LiveChat on the Site or email us at hello@dinnerladies.com.au.

11.7. If an event occurs that is beyond our control, then we may not be able to deliver your Order within the nominated time period and date. We will not be liable to you or any other person for any such delay. In this instance, we will endeavour to provide you with notice of the delay as soon as reasonably possible.

11.8. The Dinner Ladies reserves the right to change or alter delivery days and cut off periods without notice.

11.9. If your nominated delivery address is an apartment, unit or such other secured building (Secured Building), you must provide us (by completing the relevant details in the relevant field under "Delivery Instructions" at the time of placing your Order) the access code, instructions or such other means to enter the Secured Building. Unless you provide The Dinner Ladies with further instructions in the relevant field under "Delivery Instructions" at the time of placing your Order, The Dinner Ladies will leave your Order on your doorstep.

11.10. Alternatively, The Dinner Ladies may allow for pick-up of Orders from the Kitchen at certain times. If you would like to pick up your Order, you must specify this in the relevant field under “Delivery Instructions”. If your request is accepted by The Dinner Ladies, Orders will be available to pick up from the Kitchen at the time period and on the date selected at the time of placing your Orders or such other date and time as agreed by you and The Dinner Ladies. Any Orders not picked up by you will remain available for your collection until such date the Orders are determined as perished by The Dinner Ladies in its absolute discretion.

11.11. Please note that once delivery has been made you are responsible for ensuring that the Products are promptly frozen or refrigerated as appropriate. The Dinner Ladies will not be responsible for loss (including theft) or deterioration of delivered Products or their spoilage following delivery or for any illness arising from the consumption of a Product that is not stored in accordance with our directions.

11.12. If you will not be at home at the nominated delivery time, we recommend you nominate a cool safe place for delivery of the Products. If you do not provide a specific place for delivery, we will leave the Products at your front door. If you advise us of any specific delivery instructions in an Order, we will endeavour to comply with these instructions to the extent reasonably within our control.

11.13. We will not be held liable for any financial or physical damages of any kind. The Dinner Ladies will not replace or provide a refund for any Orders submitted by the customer by mistake.

12. GIFT VOUCHERS AND CUSTOMER ACCOUNT CREDITS

12.1. The Dinner Ladies offer Gift Vouchers for sale, which are redeemable as credit on the Site to purchase Products. The Voucher is deemed to have been sold at the time of payment for it. These Terms will become applicable between us and the holder of the Voucher (Holder) when the Holder redeems the Voucher by purchasing a Product.

12.2. If you have purchased a Gift Voucher, The Dinner Ladies will send it to you, or the recipient of the Gift Voucher as nominated by you in the Order, the Gift Voucher by email.

12.3. Gift Vouchers purchased from the Site are only valid and redeemable for 3 years from the date of purchase (or some other period as required by the Australian Consumer Law) and must be used within that time. A Gift Voucher that is not used or redeemed within 3 years of purchase will be invalid and The Dinner Ladies will not provide a refund or extension of time to use the Gift Voucher.

12.4. A Voucher may only be used once by its Holder and may not be copied, reproduced, distributed, resold or published either directly or indirectly in any form or stored in a data retrieval system without our prior written approval. A Voucher is only valid on the Holder’s first Product purchase. Only one Voucher is allowed to be applied per order. A Voucher may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or credit, vouchers are always applied to an order before any credits in a customer’s account.

12.5. We reserve the right to withdraw or cancel any Voucher (other than a paid up-front gift card) for any reason at any time.

12.6. Vouchers may only be redeemed through the Site and not through any other website or method of communication. To use your Voucher you will be required to enter its unique code at the online checkout and the use of such code will be deemed to confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions and any special conditions attached to the Voucher.

12.7. Any Customer Account Credit, Voucher or discount attached to a Voucher can be applied to the price of the Order or delivery charges (unless otherwise specified).

12.8. The Dinner Ladies may from time to time refund amounts to your customer account which will be redeemable as credit on the Site to purchase Products (Customer Account Credit). Any credit that is added to your customer account will only be valid and redeemable for 12 months from the date that credit is added to your customer account and must be used within that time.

12.9. A Customer Account Credit cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, sale or promotion.

12.10. Any Customer Account Credit that is not used or redeemed within 12 months of it being added to your customer account will be invalid and The Dinner Ladies will not provide a refund or extension of time to use the Customer Account Credit.

13. PROMOTIONS AND VOUCHERS

13.1. From time to time, We may run promotions which are subject to both these Terms and additional promotion-specific Terms which are incorporated into these Terms by reference.  You should ensure that you read the specific conditions that apply to each promotion.  By proceeding to purchase you agree and accept the Terms of the applicable promotion. If you receive a voucher from us, you can use it in the following ways:

a. You must be over the age of 18 to claim a voucher and purchase from us.
b. Any promotions, discounts or vouchers are single use only and not to be used in conjunction with any other promotion, discount or voucher unless otherwise stated by us.
c. Vouchers will be applied to your order’s market price and your discounted order total will be confirmed before checkout.  There may be a minimum spend requirement.
d. Promotions are available for a limited time only, for as long as it is advertised on the Site or as printed on the physical vouchers (Promotional Period). All vouchers must be redeemed within the Promotional Period.
e. To redeem an offer during a Promotional Period, enter the redemption code into the promo code box during the checkout process.
f. Promotions are not valid for cash or cash equivalent.  Promotions cannot be applied to previous purchases nor combined with any other offers or discounts.
g. Discount refunds will not be given for missed code application or non-applied discounts.

13.2. The Dinner Ladies may offer vouchers depending upon an event or season or our business partners may offer vouchers which may have different terms and conditions listed to those above.  The applicable terms and conditions will be printed on the voucher itself or included on the Site.

13.3 We reserve the right to withdraw or cancel any voucher for any reason at any time.

14. BAOBAG PROMOTION

14.1. Our business partner BaoBag Pty Ltd ABN 701 415 978 64 (BaoBag) is gifting purchasers of eligible BaoBag gift hampers a discount voucher redeemable on purchases.

14.2. This promotion is for a limited time.

14.3. This promotion cannot be used with other offers or codes.

14.4. This promotion is subject to all standard Terms [and the relevant terms and conditions as set by BaoBag, accessible at https://www.baobag.com.au/terms-conditions].

14.5. You can only use the redemption code printed on the voucher once during the promotional period.

15. PAYMENT CONDITIONS

15.1. All Orders and purchases of Gift Vouchers must be pre-paid.

15.2. The total amount of your Orders or Gift Vouchers are to be paid at the time of ordering.

15.3. The Dinner Ladies accept all Orders and purchases of Gift Vouchers via credit or debit card or any other method listed on the online checkout page of the Site. The Dinner Ladies also accept all Orders by payment (or part payment) with Gift Vouchers.

15.4. Credit card, Paypal, Apple Pay and other applicable payments will be processed on the day your Order is placed, where possible. The Dinner Ladies may charge you administration fee equivalent any merchant fee charged to it pursuant to your payment method plus up to one per cent of the total transaction. Products will be forwarded to you once full payment has been cleared. If the card payment is declined by your issuer for any reason, The Dinner Ladies cannot hold your Order.

15.5. Payment failures may also occur due to insufficient funds, incorrect or outdated payment information, and transaction disputes. We reserve the right to re-attempt payment on all nominated payment method(s) to recover any outstanding amounts.

15.6. In the event that payment re-attempts are unsuccessful, we reserve the right to recover the debt through alternative means, either directly or through a third party.

15.7. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate future deliveries when payments are outstanding.

15.8. You acknowledge that we may pursue and attempt to collect any outstanding amounts as a result of any declined and outstanding payments on your account. You agree and allow us to contact you to discuss those failed payments.

15.9. If we are unable to receive or gain any satisfactory guarantee for payment, your name, contact information and order details may be referred to an external debt collection agency. You will be liable for any fees or charges incurred as a result of this referral.

15.10. The Dinner Ladies also accept all Orders by payment (or part payment) with Gift Vouchers. Any failure by us to charge any amount payable to us does not constitute a waiver of our right to do so, or of any other right.

16. BILLING AND PAYMENT SECURITY

16.1. The Dinner Ladies store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our Products to you.

16.2. You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.

16.3. The Dinner Ladies does not collect or store payment information. All payment information is collected and stored by the applicable third party in order to be processed as required. 

16.4. You should check that your browser is compatible with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption which encrypts your credit card number and registration details before secure transmission. This is often indicated by a 'closed padlock' icon at the lower toolbar of your browser screen.

16.5. We reserve the right to refuse any Order you place with us. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit Orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per Order. These restrictions may include Orders placed by or under the same customer accounts, the same credit card, and/or Orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address.

16.6. The Dinner Ladies will not enter into any transaction where it has a suspicion of use of fraudulent or unauthorised credit card. The Dinner Ladies may refuse or cancel any Order or transaction and/or prevent the delivery of Orders which are the subject of a suspected unauthorised credit card transaction. We reserve the right to investigate all accounts where we suspect incorrect or fraudulent activity occurred.

16.7. For the purposes of preventing fraudulent Orders, The Dinner Ladies may request additional identification information from you such as photo identification including your current address. If so, The Dinner Ladies will only use this information in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which may include notification of information provided to a credit card issuer or the police in the event of suspected fraudulent activity.

17. CONSUMER GUARANTEES AND CLAIMS

17.1. Consumers have certain rights under the Australian Consumer Law and other similar state and territory legislation, including consumer guarantees, which cannot be excluded by law. Nothing in these Terms operates to exclude those statutory rights.

17.2. To the extent permitted by law, the liability of The Dinner Ladies in respect to such rights is limited, at the option of The Dinner Ladies, to the replacement or resupply of a Product, or payment of the cost of such replacement or resupply.

17.3. The Dinner Ladies provides an undertaking to you that Products leave The Dinner Ladies premises and/or the premises of The Dinner Ladies' preferred suppliers are completely fit for human consumption after cooking or heating in accordance with the directions.

17.4. If Products are delivered and you notice any shortfall in the Products, you must report the shortfall to The Dinner Ladies in writing or by email within 48 hours after receipt of the Products. We will seek to investigate the circumstances surrounding any alleged shortfall in Products and provide an account credit of equivalent value for a substantiated shortfall.

17.5. Delivery and shipping costs are non-refundable.

18. REFUNDS

18.1. The Dinner Ladies does not offer any refund or return where you simply change your mind in respect of any purchase of a Product.

18.2. Our Products come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. If you consider that any Product sent to you is damaged, defective or fails to comply with any guarantees in the Australian Consumer Law, you can notify us and we will examine the received digital or physical evidence of the defective Product and will notify you of the outcome via email within 14 days.

18.3. If you request a refund for any other reason, you can request a refund by contacting hello@dinnerladies.com.au and we will consider each request at our reasonable discretion. We will notify you of the outcome of your refund request via email within 14 days. If your refund is approved, we will process the refund within 14 days of the day we confirmed to you via email that you were entitled to a refund.

18.4. Unless otherwise requested by you, refunds will be issued as a credit to your customer account. You may request that refunds are made to the same credit card used to purchase the applicable Products.

18.5. Refunds and returns or replacements do not include postage and/or handling charges and all such charges are at your expense. Where a refund is authorised, there may be a delay of up to and possibly exceeding, 28 days from the authorisation date until you receive the refund.

18.6. Please take care when specifying your delivery address as refunds will not be provided if you enter an address incorrectly.

18.7. For all assistance with returns please email The Dinner Ladies at hello@dinnerladies.com.au.

19. PRODUCT LIFE

19.1. The Products are labelled with a best before date (Label).

19.2. The instructions on the Label take precedence over any part of these Terms.

19.3. Frozen products should be stored in a freezer upon receipt and chilled products should be stored in a refrigerator upon receipt.

19.4. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to keep Products at the temperature specified on each Product’s label at all times.

19.5. You acknowledge that all Products must be cooked or reheated in accordance with the Product’s label instructions.

20. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, WARRANTY, AND DISCLAIMERS 

20.1. Use of this Site and its Content by you is at your own risk.

20.2. The Dinner Ladies will use its best efforts to ensure that the Content provided on the Site is up to date. However, The Dinner Ladies does not warrant or represent that the Content and material displayed on the Site is free from human or mechanical error, technical inaccuracies or other typographical errors or defects.

20.3. You acknowledge that all Products listed on the Site are described by The Dinner Ladies to the best of its ability. Due care has been taken to ensure that all information relating to a Product displayed on this Site is correct, but The Dinner Ladies cannot eliminate the possibility of error.

20.4. To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Dinner Ladies accepts no responsibility for the Content (including advertising material) posted to the Site by third parties, including (without limitation), any error, omission or inaccuracy.

20.5. You acknowledge that the use of online services, such as the Site, carries inherent risks of security breaches or data interception and no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.

20.6. The Dinner Ladies reserves the right to vary, modify, change or discontinue any feature or part of this Site and the hours of availability, without notice and without liability.

20.7. You acknowledge that The Dinner Ladies do not give or purport to give medical or health advice.

20.8. You acknowledge that consumption of Products involves the risk of ingesting something that may cause an allergic response or result in food intolerance. While we take all due care to keep allergy prone ingredients out of certain meals, please be aware they may still be present.

20.9. You acknowledge that there are inherent risks associated with reheating the Products prior to consumption, including the risk of illness from failing to reheat Products adequately or risk of injury from hot substances in the Products, including liquids. You agree that you will ensure that Products are only reheated strictly in accordance with the instructions printed on the packaging and at all times only by an adult.

20.10. You acknowledge that whilst we make our best efforts to ensure our Products are free of any foreign objects, natural products may contain hard or sharp natural components such as bones and scales in seafood, shell in nut products and pips in fruit products.

20.11. To the extent permitted by applicable law, The Dinner Ladies is not responsible for, nor gives any warranty in respect of any materials, foodstuffs, drinks or other supplies which give rise to:

  • any adverse effect on any person due to allergy or intolerant reaction arising from that person’s consumption of any food or drink supplied by The Dinner Ladies;
  • any damage suffered by any person using any Products supplied by The Dinner Ladies;
  • any damage suffered by any person in the conduct of any activity relating to Products supplied by The Dinner Ladies, including without limitation reheating them; and
  • any loss or damage to any material and Products including food and drink agreed to be supplied by The Dinner Ladies, which damage occurs in transit, during delivery or during storage of your Order by you or in any other manner after your Order has left the premises of The Dinner Ladies.

20.12. The Dinner Ladies are not liable for food perishing or other deterioration in quality caused by careless or improper handling, non-adherence to storing instructions or other abuse or misuse caused by you or a third party.

20.13. You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.

20.14. Nothing in these Terms is intended to limit your rights as a consumer under the Australian Consumer Law.

20.15. To the full extent permitted by law:

(a) The Dinner Ladies does not take responsibility for direct or indirect damages and consequential losses associated with damage to Products occurring during or after delivery; and
(b) The Dinner Ladies does not take responsibility for direct or indirect damages and consequential losses suffered by the use of fraudulent or unauthorised credit cards.

    20.16. By accepting these Terms you acknowledge that you have sufficient notice of this disclaimer and have accepted this disclaimer out of your own free will.

    20.17. Subject to any obligation that cannot be excluded, restricted or modified, in no event will The Dinner Ladies’ aggregate liability to you arising out of or related to any Order exceed the amount paid or payable by you for that Order which gave rise to the liability.

    21. TERMINATION

    21.1. The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.

    21.2. These Terms are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our services, or when you cease using our Site.

    21.3. If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Products or services (or any part thereof).

    22. FORCE MAJEURE

    22.1. We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (Force Majeure Event).

    22.2. A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following: strikes, lockouts or other industrial action; civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
 fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster; the impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport; the impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks; and the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.

    23. GENERAL

    23.1. These Terms contain the entire understanding between the parties concerning the subject matter of these Terms and supersede all prior communications.

    23.2. Each party acknowledges that, in entering into these Terms, neither party relies on any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these Terms.

    23.3. If a provision (or part of it) is held to be unenforceable or invalid, then it must be interpreted as narrowly as necessary to allow it to be enforceable or valid.

    23.4. Nothing in these Terms shall confer on any third party any benefit or the right to enforce any provisions of these Terms.

    23.5. Our failure to enforce any provision under these Terms will not waive our right thereafter to enforce any such provisions.

    23.6. The Terms are governed by and are to be construed in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales. By accessing and using this Site, you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New South Wales.

    23.7. The Terms are binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assignees.

    23.8. You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of your rights or liabilities under these Terms, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.

    23.9. We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of any of our rights or obligations arising under these Terms, at any time without your prior consent.

    24. CONTACT

    Questions about the Terms should be sent to us at hello@dinnerladies.com.au.