Terms and Conditions
The following terms and conditions govern the use of babycity website including shopping and participation in promotions run by Baby City Retail Investments Limited.
Purchasing from babycity.co.nz
babycity.co.nz gives customers convenient, quick, easy and secure shopping.
Products displayed on this site can be purchased using secure online Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Oxipay and Q Card transaction facility. Customers can be confident that all of their details are protected by the latest security mechanisms and are used only for purposes of the transaction fulfilment.
You will be asked to register as a member of the Bub Club. Apart from the many member benefits, including receiving emails containing special deals, your shopping address details will be filed saving you the effort of entering these details each time you checkout. If you do not wish to be contacted further, please un-tick the box agreeing to receive Bub Club offers via email. This means we will not contact you with promotional or informational communications, but we will still hold your details for shopping purposes. We may also contact you in direct reference to your order.
Purchasing online with Oxipay
Oxipay lets you spread the cost of your purchases over 4 fortnightly payments instead of paying the whole lot upfront, making buying what you want that much easier. The great thing with Oxipay is that there are no fees involved and no interest charged as long as you pay your 4 fortnightly payments on time.
In order to be eligible to use Oxipay you need to:
- Live in New Zealand and be 18 years or over
- Have a valid and verifiable email address and a New Zealand mobile telephone number
- Have a New Zealand MasterCard or Visa Credit or Debit Card
- Have a New Zealand residential and shipping address
- Have a current New Zealand drivers license.
Oxipay have a maximum spend of $1,000 purchases.
If you need more information around paying with Oxipay, please check out Oxipay FAQ's here or contact our customer care team on 0800 282 2582.
Purchasing online with Q Card
You can now use your Q Card to make online purchases at Babycity.co.nz* and receive at least 3 months no payments and no interest (Payment Holiday) on your purchase.
On promotional days (as advertised from time to time) you could get an extended Payment Holiday period. Click here for current offer terms and conditions.
To use Q Card online simply select 'Credit Card' as your payment type when you check-out, enter your Q Card number, expiry date and CVV number. (Your CVV number is a 3 digit number displayed on the back on your Q Card).
What is Q Card?
Q Card is the ideal shopping partner, combining the benefits of a credit card with the added ability to access a range of interest-free deals and payment holidays^ at thousands of stores nationwide.
To find out more about Q Card, or to apply online, please visit https://www.qcard.co.nz/
* Purchases from Babycity.co.nz will be on your Q EFTPOS Plan.
^ Information about Q Card: A minimum purchase amount may be required. Account fees may apply. Available on Flexi Payment, Fixed Instalment or EFTPOS Plans. For interest free only deals, monthly payments may be required throughout interest free period. Q Card Standard Interest Rate applies to any outstanding balance at end of payment holiday or interest free period. Q Card lending criteria, fees, terms and conditions apply.
All prices are in New Zealand dollars (NZ$) and include GST (currently 15% goods and services tax).
All prices are correct at time of publication; however we reserve the right to alter prices for any reason.
babycity.co.nz prices and offers may vary from instore prices due to website specific sales and promotions. These promotions and prices will only be available online and not in any babycity Store. Sale prices are not to be used in conjunction with any other offer
The babycity Price Promise
At babycity we bring together a wide choice of the best local and international brands. We pride ourselves on high levels of service and store ambience. We also take care to ensure our prices are competitive.
Our price promise to you:
If by chance you find the price for an identical product is cheaper elsewhere, we will match it*.
Simply advise our sales staff and after we have verified the lower price, we will reduce our price to match it.
*Price matching only takes place where the product is identical and is in stock (no rainchecks or special orders) and at a competitor’s outlet. The Babycity price promise does not extend to liquidation sales, and clearance or warehouse outlets. Also cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
Every effort has been made to portray the colours of our products that appear on this website as accurately as possible. However, because the actual colours you see depend on the monitor you are using, Babycity cannot guarantee that your monitor’s display of any colour will be completely accurate.
Use of babycity.co.nz by you
Your right to use this website is personal to you. You may not authorize others to use this website and you are responsible for your own use of this website.
You may not download, modify, transmit, or otherwise use any material from this website for public or commercial purposes.
This website content, information and advice is free of charge (unless otherwise stipulated). However, you are responsible for your own network and connection charges.
Other than connecting to Babycity’ servers by HTTP requests using a web browser, you may not attempt to gain access to Babycity’ servers by any means including, without limitation, by using administrator passwords or by masquerading as an administrator while using this website or otherwise.
You agree not to disrupt, modify or interfere with this website or its associated software, hardware and servers in any way and you agree not to impede or interfere with others’ use of this website. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on, or associated with, Babycity and/or this website.
babycity, Bubclub and the ‘b’ device are registered trademarks of Baby City Retail Investments Limited. The copyright and other intellectual property rights in the material contained in this website are protected by Baby City Retail Investments Limited. Any reproduction or use of any of the contents of this website without the express written consent of Baby City Retail Investments Limited is prohibited.
Content for Information Purposes Only
While we have tried to ensure the content on this Site is current, accurate and complete, we do not guarantee such content will be current, accurate or complete when you access it. We only provide the content on, or accessed through this Site, for general information purposes only and on an "as is" basis. You must make your own assessment of the suitability of the content for your own purposes. You are solely responsible for the actions you take in reliance on the content on, or accessed through, this Site.
Without limiting the generality of the above, no content on or accessed through this Site should be treated as constituting, medical or professional advice and should not be relied on as such. Specialist medical or professional care and advice should always be sought for your particular circumstances from your medical or professional adviser.
We may change the content described on this Site at any time without prior notice.
This online service provides general information about Babycity and the products and services we offer. The information contained in this website has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing information about Babycity and the services and products we offer. Babycity reserves the right to change, delete or move any of the material on this website at any time without notice.
Babycity shall not be liable to you or any third parties for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive damages allegedly sustained arising out of your access to or inability to access this website. This includes viruses alleged to have been obtained from this website, your use of or reliance on this website or any of the information or materials available on this website, regardless of the type of claim or the nature of the cause of action. By your use of this website, you agree that you are using this website solely at your own risk.
Tell A Friend
This feature allows you to email a friend a specific web page from Babycity.co.nz that you think will be of interest to them. No personal information or details will be collected. No email addresses, names, page impressions etc
All intellectual property on this Site, including without limit, the text, graphics and copyright works is owned by us (or our relevant content supplier). We are the exclusive owner of all rights in the compilation, design and layout of this Site.
Third Party Websites
This Site contains links to third party websites. These websites have not been prepared by and are not controlled by us. They are provided for your convenience only, and do not imply that we check, endorse, approve or agree with third party websites this Site links to.
These terms of trade are governed by and interpreted according to the laws of New Zealand.
Lay-by payment options are not available for online purchases made at Babycity.co.nz. If you have found an item/s on Babycity.co.nz that you wish to Lay-By, this payment option is available in all physical Babycity stores in New Zealand (excluding on line only specials), please refer to the store locator to find your local Babycity store (please note; in-store and online specials may vary). Lay-by terms and conditions are detailed below:
babycity in Store Lay-by Terms and Conditions
- Lay-bys are available as a payment option in any physical Babycity store
- A minimum 10% deposit of the full value of the goods is required
- A lay-by must have a minimum value of $20.00
- Lay-bys up to $300 are valid for six weeks
- Lay-bys $301-$500 are valid for eight weeks
- Lay-Bys $500-$800 are valid for ten weeks
- Lay-bys $801+ are valid for thirteen weeks
- Overdue or cancelled Lay-bys incur a 10% administration fee which will be charged on any cancelled Lay-by. The 10% administration fee is calculated as 10% of the original Lay-by amount.
- Lay-by purchases are excluded from earning Bubclub rewards
babycity.co.nz requires full payment for products at the time of purchase.
Bub Club Card
The purpose of My Bub Club Card is to offer benefits and communication to you, our valued customer, which are not available to regular shoppers. In applying for My Bub Club Card, you agree to the terms and conditions that can be found at www.babycity.co.nz or on request at any of our stores nationwide.
My Bub Club Card Terms & Conditions
The purpose of the Babycity My Bub Club Card (“My Bub Club Card”) is to offer benefits to our regular customers that are not always available to other shoppers.
In applying for a My Bub Club Card, you agree to the following terms and conditions.
- Membership is free.
- My Bub Club Card is issued by and remains the property of Babycity. Babycity reserves the right, at any time without notice, to:
- (a) terminate the scheme;
- (b) decline to issue My Bub Club Cards; and
- (c) on reasonable grounds, withdraw or cancel My Bub Club Card, or My Bub Club Card points, and/or alter or amend the conditions of operation of the My Bub Club Card programme.
- Reasonable grounds include:
- (a) any abuse or attempted abuse of the scheme,
- (b) any use or attempted use of a My Bub Club Card, or My Bub Club Card points in a manner which is contrary to these terms and conditions; and
- (c) any reasonable suspicion of dishonesty on the part of a customer in connection with the scheme.
- All members of the My Bub Club Card programme must be residents of New Zealand.
- Members may be removed from the scheme at any time at the discretion of Babycity.
- My Bub Club Card is valid for use at all Babycity stores nationwide.
- Layby purchases are excluded from Bub Club rewards.
- For special promotions other terms and conditions may apply. These will be detailed on our website.
- Reward points are not earned on any “yellow or green sticker” markdowns.
- Reward Points are not earned on the purchase of gift cards.
My Bub Club Card rewards – earning points
- You must present your My Bub Club Card at point of purchase to receive My Bub Club Card special discounts. If you do not have your card on you at time of purchase, we will be able to include your points as long as we can identify you in our database.
- $40 spend per transaction to qualify you for 15 reward points. You will receive one $20 reward voucher when your combined purchases reach 200 points. This earning rate can be altered at any time at the discretion of Babycity. Reward points may also be earned through bonus promotions. See specific promotions for terms and conditions.
- Rewards, and any rights they confer, cannot be sold, transferred, assigned or otherwise dealt with except in accordance with these terms and conditions.
- Rewards may be deducted from your balance where a transaction is cancelled or a refund occurs.
My Bub Club Card – receiving rewards
- The current redemption rate is a $20 rewards voucher for every 200 points at Babycity a 12 month rolling basis. Babycity reserves the right to alter the redemption rate or rewards cut-off dates at any time.
- Any transactions older than 12 months will no longer be eligible towards the points threshold.
- It is your responsibility to keep your contact details updated. We won’t be able to advise you of your rewards eligibility if we no longer have current contact details.
- Once rewards vouchers have been issued, they cannot be reissued.
- Rewards vouchers are personal and non-transferable.
- They can be used only once to purchase goods and services to the value of the amount shown on the face of the voucher when used in conjunction with a My Bub Club Card.
- The voucher can be used at any Babycity store nationwide.
- The voucher is not exchangeable for cash or gift cards.
- No change will be given on your reward voucher.
- Please ensure you redeem your voucher before the expiry date printed on the coupon as it will not be reissued once expired.
- Vouchers must be redeemed in full, no change will be given.
- Reward vouchers cannot be used for online purchases.
- Vouchers are valid for 90 days from the date of issue.
Babycity is not liable for:
- Any delay in replacing a My Bub Club Card.
- Any loss, theft or damage to any rewards coupon/s in the course of post or delivery.
- Any stolen, mislaid, lost, destroyed or damaged rewards coupon – they cannot be reissued or replaced.
- The suspension and/or termination of the My Bub Club Card programme.
My Bub Club Card and your privacy
Babycity collects and holds personal information in accordance with its obligations under the Privacy Act 1993. Your personal information is collected so that we can provide you with the benefits of having a My Bub Club Card. Babycity may use your details from the application process, along with details on how you use My Bub Club Card and what you buy in our stores, to:
- a. Provide you any rewards coupons you may be entitled to;
- b. Understand customers’ shopping habits to improve service;
- c. If you consent we will contact you with special offers, discounts and information about products and services (email or mobile phone txt) related to your shopping, that may be of interest to you and your family;
- d. If you consent we may also contact you for research (by email or by telephone) related to your shopping.
- This information will be shared with companies working on our behalf (such as mailing companies), but information identifying an individual will never be passed on to a third party for their own use.
- You can opt into or out of receiving promotions at any time by updating your details on our website www.babycity.co.nz. You will still be given your rewards coupon when you qualify.
- You have the right to access and correct personal information, and can do this online at www.babycity.co.nz. Your information will be held at Baby City Retail Investments Limited, 13 Lower Tyers Rd, Ngauranga, Wellington.
Gift cards are non-transferable and cannot be credited to an account. No change will be given. Remaining balances on the card can be used for future purchase before the expiry date. Valid 5 years from date of purchase. Gift Cards should be treated like cash as lost, stolen or damaged cards will not be replaced or refunded. Subject to terms and conditions and any amendments as held current on babycity.co.nz