Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions of Online Sales at grs.com.sg/shop
The following terms & conditions will apply to any online order that you place with Gita Reading Society (“GRS”, “we”, “our” or “us”), a society registered in Singapore (UEN No. T07SS0126J) and having its registered office at 101A, Upper Cross Street, #11-13, People’s Park Centre, Singapore 058358, on our online store at grs.com.sg/shop (“GRS Online Store”).
Please read these terms & conditions carefully before ordering any products from GRS online store. If you are unable to agree to these terms & conditions then you must not use our online ordering service. Please click on the button marked “I have read & agreed” at the end of these terms & conditions if you accept them. By placing an online order through GRS Online Store you agree to be bound by these terms & conditions.
1.1 By placing an online order through our GRS Online Store you are warranting to us that:
you are purchasing our product/s for your personal consumption;
you are at least eighteen (18) years old; and
you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts.
Accuracy of Information
2.1 We attempt to be as accurate as possible when describing our products on GRS Online Store; however, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we do not warrant that the product descriptions, colours or other content available on GRS Online Store are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Placing on order
3.1 When you place an order to purchase products from us, your order is deemed an offer to purchase products from us. We have absolute discretion to reject your order without any reason. Your order is accepted when we send you an email informing you that we have accepted your order.
3.2 You cannot cancel your order once we accept your order. We reserve the right to refund you the price of any product/s for which you have paid (in lieu of delivery or supply of such product/s), even after we have sent you an email informing that your order has been accepted and payment has been received by us.
4.1 The price of any product is (except in cases of obvious error) as displayed in GRS Online Store. All prices are stated in Singapore dollars. There may be additional charges for delivery. Prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have sent you an email accepting your order. Prices on GRS Online Store may differ from the prices you see at our centre(s) or other venues where we set up our book stalls. This may be due to limited products, quantities or special online promotions.
4.2 Any discounts and rebates offered are on such terms and conditions as we may from time to time prescribe and may be withdrawn or cancelled by us without notice. All Promotional and Limited offer items are while stocks last, and may be withdrawn or cancelled at any time without notice.
5.1 All products we display on GRS Online Store are on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We do not warrant that the availability, description and prices of the products stated on GRS Online Store are accurate and complete. We will not be liable in any way for inaccuracy and incompleteness in relation to the availability, description and prices of the products stated on GRS Online Store.
6.1 Payment for all products must be made by either fund transfer to our bank account, by PayPal, credit card or debit card.
6.2 We accept payment with most major credit and debit cards (Visa, Mastercard and American Express). Please note that payment must be received in Singapore dollars. In order to facilitate the payment process you will be transferred to a secure payment site where you can enter your credit card or debit card details.
6.3 For payments by fund transfer into our bank account, the payment amount must be transferred to our bank account:
a) Bank: OCBC
b) Account Name: Gita Reading Society
c) Account Number: 517-232-781-001
The Order ID must be indicated as the payment reference. You will receive the Order ID in the email informing you that we have accepted your order.
7.1 Deliveries will be made only within Singapore. Delivery will be at the address in Singapore you have stated in your order. We will endeavour to make delivery within ten (10) days of our email informing you that we have accepted your order but time of delivery is not the essence of the agreement. We will not be liable to you for failure to deliver due to causes beyond our control.
7.2 There will be a delivery charge of $2.
7.3 We may at our discretion use a third party delivery contractor to make delivery.
8.1 Self Collection can be made on Saturdays between 7 and 9 pm at Gauranga Centre (c/o Gujarati Bhavan), 13 Cuff Road, Singapore 209724. We will call you to make an appointment for self-collection.
8.2 You shall present your E-Sales Order email/print out and NRIC/Photo ID/Passport to our Staff upon collection of your item(s) for verification purpose.
8.3 Authorisation for collection on behalf of buyer – should there be another person who is collecting on your behalf, an authorised letter has to be presented at the point of collection together with a copy of E-Sales Order email/print out and authorised person’s NRIC/Photo ID/Passport for verification purpose.
8.4 Items purchased online may not be in stock even after order confirmation. If we are unable to fulfill your order, we will contact you to offer an alternative product or advise a full refund.
Risk of loss and damage
9.1 Risk of loss and damage of the products you purchase passes to you on delivery.
10. Returns and Exchanges
10.1 All products, once sold are non-returnable. We may, subject to our discretion and policies, allow one-to-one exchanges. One-to-one exchange is subject to the following:
a) Product found to be defective or faulty.
b) Within 7 days after delivery completion.
c) Fulfillment is subject to delivery schedule availability.
11.1 We exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and terms (whether express or implied by statute, common law or otherwise) to the fullest extent permitted by law. We will not be liable for damages which are not reasonably foreseeable arising out of or in connection with your online order through GRS Online Store.
11.2 We make no representation or warranty that any product specified in GRS Online Store will be available for purchase at our centres or book stalls in Singapore at the specified price or at all.
11.3 Except to the extent required by applicable law, we will not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise from the use of or reliance on any content or information displayed on GRS Online Store.
11.4 We will not be liable to you or any party for any damages, losses, expenses or costs whatsoever (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, or economic loss or loss opportunity) arising out of or in connection with your online order through GRS Online Store, or reliance on any information, materials or online services provided at GRS Online Store, regardless of the form of action and even if we had been advised as to the possibility of such damages. This exclusion clause shall take effect to the fullest extent permitted by Singapore law.
11.5 In any event, and notwithstanding anything contained in these terms & conditions, our maximum aggregate liability in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of the statutory duty) or otherwise arising out of or in connection with your online order through GRS Online Store shall be limited to the price of the products purchased from GRS Online Store.
12.1 From time to time, GRS Online Store may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse these other websites. We have no responsibility for the content of these other websites. We make no representations or warranties that these other websites do not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person. We are not authorising the reproduction of material found on these other websites.
13.1 You may choose to create an account at GRS Online Store. If you do, you will have an email address and password for your account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account, login email and password and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account, login name and/or password. You agree to provide only accurate, truthful information.
13.2 We reserve the right to refuse service and/or terminate accounts without prior notice if you violate these Terms and Conditions or if we decide, in our sole discretion, that it would be in GRS’s best interests to do so.
15.1 You agree fully to indemnify, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees, agents and suppliers, harmless immediately on demand from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of any breach of these terms & conditions by you or any other liabilities arising out of your use of GRS Online Store, or by any other person accessing GRS Online Store using your account and/or your personal information.
16.1 Our failure to insist upon strict performance of any provisions hereof shall not be deemed a waiver of our rights and remedies. The invalidity of any provision of these terms & conditions shall not adversely affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
17.1 These terms & conditions supersede all prior representations, understandings and agreements between us.
Rights of third parties
18.1 A person who is not a party to any agreement governed by these terms and conditions has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act (Chapter 53B) to enforce any of the terms of such agreement.
19.1 We reserve the right to amend, vary and change these terms & conditions at our discretion without any notice.
20.1 These terms & conditions shall be governed by and construed under the laws of Singapore. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore in relation to and/or in connection with these terms & conditions.