Terms and Conditions

Conditions of sales

All orders and purchases made through this website are subject to the Online Shopping Terms and Conditions outlined below. These Online Shopping Terms and Conditions may change from time to time without prior notice, at our discretion.

underwater.com.au may correct errors or inaccuracies and change or update information on this website at any time without notice, including in respect of prices and availability of items. All prices listed on this website are in Australian dollars and all charges will be processed in Australian dollars.

All prices listed on this website are subject to confirmation. underwater.com.au will notify you by email if the confirmed price of an item you have selected differs from the price listed on the website or on your purchase order.

No order shall be binding on underwater.com.au until accepted by underwater.com.au. An individual contract for the supply of products, on these terms and conditions, is formed on acceptance by underwater.com.au of an order from the customer. underwater.com.au reserves the right to accept any order in whole or in part. Where underwater.com.au makes a part delivery of any order, such delivery shall constitute a separate contract. No order may be cancelled or varied after acceptance by underwater.com.au.

All orders must be paid for via valid credit card, direct deposit or other means outlined on underwater.com.au at the time of order placement unless payment on invoice has been agreed to by underwater.com.au.

Ownership of the products does not pass to the customer until the customer has discharged all outstanding indebtedness, whether in respect of the products or otherwise, to underwater.com.au.

Is it safe to order on underwater.com.au?

Yes. It is actually safer to enter your credit card details on the Internet than it is to give your credit card to a restaurant waiter, if the web site is using a secure ordering system. You can tell that the site is secure because the address prefix changes from http to https and a padlock appears at the bottom of your web browser.

underwater.com.au uses a secure ordering method (SSL), which means that all of the information you submit on our website is secured by industry standard 128-bit encryption. Your personal details including credit card information are encrypted during the transaction process. Once processed, your credit card details are deleted, and your other order information is stored in a secure password protected database.

Delivery Time

Australian orders - We do our best to despatch orders within 1 business day of receipt and we would expect you to receive your order within 2-3 business days depending on your Australian delivery address. In some instances Australian orders can take up to 5 business days. Some items in our dive wear store are shipped direct from the supplier and it can take up to two weeks to receive those, please keep that in mind when you are ordering T-Shirts you need very fast. If for any reason your order cannot be fulfilled and/or delivered as expected, we will advise you within 2 business days.

International orders are shipped by Australian Air Mail with delivery times averaging between 5-14 days. High value items are shipped via Express Post International (EPI) or Express Courier International (ECI). Occasionally international mail services do experience delays which are beyond our control. We must allow at least 4-6 weeks before we can request an investigation for any late delivery. underwater.com.au cannot be held liable for any items lost or damaged during transit. Only shipments my registered mail or EPI/ECI can be investigated by Australia Post.

underwater.com.au does not charge any customs duties on International shipments. If any additional customs charges are incurred during your shipment, they are not calculated or enforced by us nor are they our responsibility. If you are unsure we recommend that you check with your local customs officials or post office for more information regarding importation taxes/duties that may be applicable before placing your order.

underwater.com.au cannot be held liable for international taxes or levies charged on your order.

Refund Policy

Your happiness is our number one priority at underwater.com.au. If you receive any products that are damaged or faulty, we will happily organise an exchange for you.

You may return damaged or faulty goods within 14 days of receipt. If a product is later deemed to be faulty, normal warranty conditions for that product apply. It is the recipient's responsibility to incur all costs and to follow warranty instructions as stated on the product warranty card as specified by the manufacturer.

In the event that you receive a defective or damaged product, a replacement will be dispatched (subject to availability) once we receive the faulty return, at our cost. We reserve the final right to determine if a product is actually faulty.

Cancelled or unwanted items will attract a Restocking Fee of 15%. Cancelled or unwanted items returned after 14 days will attract Restocking Fees of 25%. Cancelled or unwanted items cannot be returned after 30 days. Shipping fees are non-refundable. Please ensure that all original items including packaging, manuals, etc... are returned. It is your responsibility to ensure the goods are adequately packaged to ensure that they are not damaged during return transit.

Warranty - Guarantee

underwater.com.au will endeavour to transfer to the customer the benefit of any warranty or guarantee given by the manufacturer of goods on every item we sell where such a warranty is provided. We do not provide warranty service on items not purchased through us, even though we may be the sole authorised Australian distributor for those products.

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