Terms and Conditions of Use

1. General conditions of use of the website
A warm welcome to the BERNINA Australia Online Store website. To keep our website attractive, informative and secure for all users at all times, we have established some basic rules. As a user of our website, we kindly ask you to read the following legal notices carefully. By accessing and using this website, you consent to these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not consent to these Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use our website.

The operator of this website and publisher of these Terms and Conditions of Use is Bernina Australia, 10/15 Carrington Road, Castle Hill, NSW 2154 or PO Box 268 Castle Hill, NSW 1765 ("BERNINA AUSTRALIA", "we", "us", "our").

The Terms and Conditions of Use of the website and the legal requirements on privacy and data protection are adapted, supplemented or amended from time to time. Each time you access or visit the website, the versions accessible at that time apply. Please visit this page every time you visit the site to view the latest Terms and Conditions of Use.

2. Copyright and trademark protection
This website, the content elements it contains, such as information, texts, images, photographs, designs and all other data files in our website are protected by law. Unless otherwise stated, they are subject to copyright, trademark protection or other rights of Bernina International AG or its subsidiaries and affiliates or licensors. No rights of any kind are transferred to you by downloading, copying, translation or processing in other media - e.g. on your own website or in a database. BERNINA, bernette, bernina.com and berninausa.com are registered trademarks of Bernina International AG.

The content is freely available for browsing purposes only. If content is reproduced in full or in part in any form – electronic or in writing – for personal and non-commercial use, the source must be cited by name and all existing copyright and other proprietary notices must be observed.

Any use, reproduction, copying etc. of our website, in whole or in part, for any commercial or non-personal purpose is only permissible with the prior written consent of BERNINA Australia Pty Limited.
3. No liability for third-party websites
BERNINA Australia's Online Store also contains links (hyperlinks) to Internet websites created and maintained by third parties. Bernina Australia has no influence or control over these third-party websites.

The hyperlinks on the website serve exclusively to facilitate navigation for the user of the Bernina Australia website. By including hyperlinks, Bernina Australia is simply facilitating access to these websites and assumes no responsibility whatsoever for their content. In particular, Bernina Australia does not endorse the contents of the websites accessible by hyperlink. Only the owners of the linked sites are responsible for their content and for any products offered there and the ordering of said products.
By using this website you agree that Bernina Australia is also not liable for any legally prohibited statements or representations on the websites referenced by hyperlink. In particular, Bernina Australia assumes no liability for infringement of copyrights, trademark rights or personal rights by the contents of these websites.

4. Purpose and content of this website
This website contains general information, promotional material and descriptions of BERNINA & bernette products. The information and images it contains represent examples of the extensive BERNINA product range.

Online Store

  • All e-commerce offers are non-binding.
  • The BERNINA Australia Online Store is operated and maintained by Bernina Australia Pty Limited. 
  • All e-commerce contracts for the sale of BERNINA/bernette products are entered into by Bernina Australia on behalf of and as agent for an Authorised Dealer of Bernina Australia.
  • Bernina Australia provides standard delivery of BERNINA/bernette products purchased through the BERNINA Australia Online Store.
  • All claims for refund, exchange, replacement or repairs are to be dealt with by your nominated preferred local authorised Bernina Australia dealer, Bernina Australia Head office or an authorised BERNINA/bernette Australia dealer who will handle your enquiry in an appropriate manner. 
  • Bernina Australia does not warrant that all the products mentioned on the website are available. Some of the accessories mentioned are optional. A Bernina Australia Dealer can provide you with details of the BERNINA/bernette products available.

5. No guarantee
Bernina Australia takes all reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. However, Bernina Australia is unable to provide any assurances or guarantees as to its timeliness, completeness or correctness, or with regard to its functionality, links or contents. In particular, Bernina Australia can neither give an assurance nor warrant that by using the website, no rights of third parties not owned by Bernina International AG will be infringed.

6. Limitation of liability and disclaimer
All the information, pages and functions of this website provided may be suspended temporarily or discontinued completely by Bernina Australia. The company is in no way legally responsible or liable for any temporary or permanent interruption or suspension of information, pages or functions of this website.

To the extent permitted by law, Bernina International and its Group companies including Bernina Australia assume no liability or legal responsibility for damage, defects or losses, in particular compensation claims for direct, indirect, consequential or subsequent damage, loss of profit, loss of use or data corruption or loss incurred by you or a third party arising in connection with this website. Bernina International and its Group companies including Bernina Australia is not liable under any circumstances for illegal content stored by the user or its improper use by him/her or for the loss of data or the presence of viruses or other harmful components. This limitation of liability applies irrespective of the legal basis of the liability.

7. Privacy
The protection of your privacy is important to us. Information about how we handle your data can be found in our Privacy Policy, which is subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Other provisions
If the individual provisions or parts of these Terms and Conditions of Use should prove to be invalid or ineffective, the validity of the rest of the Terms and Conditions of Use will not be affected. These Terms and Conditions of Use are subject to Australian law.

9. Contact
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions of Use, please contact us in writing at Bernina Australia at 10/15 Carrington Road, Castle Hill NSW 2154 or PO Box 268 Castle Hill NSW 1765 or phone (02) 9899 1188.