Terms of Use and Privacy

Terms Policy

The www.stjohnmonastery.com.au website is also the website of the online store of the ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’, Perth, Western Australia. Before entering the online store and navigating our website, please read the following terms and conditions, which are implemented specifically for the use of our online store. Ensure that you agree with the following terms and conditions, because further use and navigation of the www.stjohnmonastery.com.au website imply your express and unconditional consent.


The ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ reserves the right to unilaterally amend or renew the terms and conditions of the transactions taking place via its online store, in accordance with its needs and trade practices. The ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ undertakes the obligation of informing users of any amendments, as well as of any changes, via the website of this online store. It is clarified that any change in the terms and conditions does not affect orders you have already made.

Provided information & products

The ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ undertakes the commitment of ensuring the completeness and validity of the information provided at the www.stjohnmonastery.com.au website, and of the existence of the essential features, where applicable, that are described regarding each product available at its online store, subject to any technical or typographical errors which have escaped its attention or transpired unintentionally or due to an interruption in the operation of the website or due to force majeure.

Liability disclaimer

The ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ provides no guarantees regarding the availability of its products, but it does guarantee to inform final consumers in a timely manner regarding their unavailability. The ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ is only liable for fraud and gross negligence, in cases of delivery of ordered products, and regarding information or services it provides via the website. Our online store bears no liability for any technical problems which users may face when trying to access the website and during their access to the website, and which are related to the operation or the compatibility of their own infrastructure in using the website. Furthermore, the ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ bears no liability for actions or omissions of third parties, and especially unauthorised third party interventions in products and/or services and/or information available through it.

Intellectual property rights

The website www.stjohnmonastery.com.au is the official website of the ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’, Perth, Western Australia. The entirety of the content of the website posted by the ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’, including images, graphics, photographs, drawings, texts, services and products provided, is the intellectual property of the ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ and is protected according to the relevant regulations of Australian law and international conventions. It is prohibited to copy, analogically/digitally record, and mechanically reproduce, distribute, transfer, download, process, re-sell, create work production or mislead the public with respect to the actual provider of the content of the website. Any reproduction, reissue, download, communication, dissemination or distribution or any other use of the content in any way or using any means for commercial or other purposes, is allowed solely after obtaining the written permission of the ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ or any rightful legitimate owner of the intellectual property rights. The names, images, logos, and distinctive features representing the ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ and/or its online store and/or contracted third parties, as well as their products or services, are exclusive trademarks and distinguishing features of the ‘Holy Monastery of Saint John’ and are protected by Australian and international laws regarding trademarks and industrial and intellectual property and unfair competition. In any case, their promotion and appearance on the www.stjohnmonastery.com.au website shall in no way be construed as a conveyance or assignment of a license or right to use them.

User Obligations

Users of the www.stjohnmonastery.com.au website accept that they shall not use it for dispatching, publishing, e-mailing or transmitting in any other way any content which is unlawful, damaging, threatening, insulting, annoying, sycophantic, defamatory, obscene, indecent, libellous, is in violation of third party privacy, indicating prejudice or expressing racial, ethnic or other discrimination, which may cause damage to minors in any way, which may not be transmitted in accordance with the legislation or conventional or administrational relationships (such as inside information, ownership or confidential data which was obtained or revealed as part of work relationships or covered by confidentiality agreements), which violates any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other third party proprietary rights, which contains software viruses or any codes, files or programmes that have been designed to disrupt, damage, destroy or impede the operation of any software or computer hardware, which intentionally or unintentionally violates current Australian law and regulations thereof, may harass third parties in any way, and any content used to collect or store user personal data.

Privacy Policy

This policy describes how we comply with our obligations under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) which apply to the collection and use of your personal information. We are committed to the protection of the personal information of all of our customers. This policy provides you with information on how we deal with your information including how we collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information. We may amend this policy at any time by posting the updated version on our website.

What information do we collect?

Generally, the information we collect about customers includes your name, home or work address, delivery address, phone number, payment, credit and billing information, and email addresses which are necessary for our eShop business transactions.

How do we collect personal information?

Where it is reasonable and practicable to do so, we collect your personal information from you directly when you purchase products from us, return goods, request goods be delivered to you or contact us. By providing your personal information to us, you confirm that you have reviewed this Policy and consent to the collection and use of your personal information as specified. We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We use secure payment platforms to process online orders.

Why we collect and how we use information?

We collect personal information for various reasons, including the following principal purposes; to place your contact details on mailing lists and in computer databases in order to provide you with information about our Monastery related activities, events, products and initiatives. You may unsubscribe from our contact database at any time.

How do we use personal information?

If we hold personal information about you, we will not use or disclose it for another purpose unless you consent to this, you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose it for that other purpose, or it is required or authorised by law or a court/tribunal order. Your information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company or third party for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested. After a transaction, your private information (financial) will not be stored on our servers.

Applicable law

The content of this website or this Privacy Policy complies with the laws (including intellectual property) within Australia only. If you access the Site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and responsibility.

How do you contact us?

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