Terms & conditions

All SolarBuddy solar lights must be used within 3 months from the date of final/complete assembly – failure to do so will reduce the performance of the light – SolarBuddy does not take responsibility for independent deliveries and subsequent potential light failures. The following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of the website (this “Site”) of SolarBuddy, and any services contained within the Site. These Terms and Conditions include our Privacy Policy. Your use of this site in any way, including the placement of an order indicates your agreement to these terms. Terms and conditions shall supersede any subsequent terms or conditions included with any purchase order. SolarBuddy reserves the right to make changes to this site and these terms and conditions at any time. By visiting www.SolarBuddy.org you agree to our policies on pricing, privacy, customer service and returns. If you have any queries or questions we are always here to help at enquiries@solarbuddy.org

Acceptance of Orders

Please read our Terms for full details

Intellectual Property

All content included or made available through any SolarBuddy programs, such as text, graphics, logos, icons, images, videos, audio clips and digital downloads is the property of SolarBuddy and protected by international copyright laws. The compilation of all content included in or created through any SolarBuddy programs is the exclusive property of SolarBuddy and protected by international copyright laws.

Copy Errors

SolarBuddy reserves the right to cancel any orders placed on products that have been incorrectly listed, whether it be with an incorrect price or with incorrect details. SolarBuddy reserves this right regardless of whether your order has been confirmed and paid for. If this does occur a Customer Service representative will contact you as soon as possible and the amount charged will be refunded.


SolarBuddy, (SolarBuddy) warrants that for a period of two (2) years from the date of original retail purchase, this product will be free from defects in material and workmanship. SolarBuddy, in its opinion, will repair or replace this product, or any component found to be defective during the warranty period. Replacement will be made with a new or remanufactured product or component. If the product is no longer available, replacement may be with a similar product of equal or greater value. This warranty is in addition to any statutory warranty or guarantee rights that you may have under the Australian Consumer Law

Please refer to the user manual for more warranty details.

Copyrighted Information

Please note that the pages on the Site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed.

Unless otherwise noted, all information, text, articles, data, images, documents (as defined below), software or other materials (collectively hereinafter referred to as the “Materials”) contained on any page within this Site are copyrighted by SolarBuddy or a third party (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Copyright Holder”). Title to copyright in the Materials will at all times remain with the Copyright Holder. You may only use, download or copy the Materials contained in the Site in accordance with the Terms and Conditions. Any permitted copies of the Materials must retain the copyright notice, and any other proprietary notices contained in such Materials. Unless otherwise provided in the Terms and Conditions, you may not edit, modify or make use of the Materials without the express, prior written consent of SolarBuddy. You may not use any content contained in the Materials in any manner that may give a false or misleading impression or statement as to SolarBuddy, the Copyright Holder, or any third party referenced in the Materials. Nothing on this Site shall be construed as conferring any license under any Copyright Holder’s intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. You agree to use the Site and the Materials and services and products on the Site or accessible via the Site only for lawful purposes.

Except as specifically provided in these Terms and Conditions, any reproduction, distribution, replication or retransmission of any information contained on this Site without the prior written consent of SolarBuddy is strictly prohibited.

SolarBuddy uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the Content, but we make no representations or warranties as to the Content’s accuracy, correctness or reliability. SolarBuddy respects the rights of all copyright holders and in this regard, it has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at: enquiries@solarbuddy.org

Notice Concerning Documents on this Site

Permission to display, copy and/or download any papers, articles or other works of authorship on this Site (the “Documents”) is hereby granted, provided that (a) the copyright notice set forth on the Document and a statement that the Document is being reproduced under permission of the Copyright Holder both appear on such displayed, copied or downloaded Document, (b) use or reproduction of such Documents from this Site is for informational or personal use only, and (c) no modifications of any Documents are made. Any other use of the Documents is expressly prohibited.

Links to Third Party Sites

Any other websites that are accessible via any link on this Site are not under the control of SolarBuddy. SolarBuddy is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to the information contained in such sites. SolarBuddy provides the linked sites to you only as a convenience and the inclusions of any such link on the Site does not imply SolarBuddy’s endorsement of the site, the organisation operating such site, nor any products or services of that organisation. Your linking to any off-site pages or other sites is entirely at your own risk.

Unless otherwise provided in the Terms and Conditions, any communication, material or feedback about contents on this Site transmitted by a user of this Site via electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, or comments regarding the content of any Document or other information contained on the Site, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and SolarBuddy shall have no obligation of any kind concerning such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation. Further, SolarBuddy shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever including, without limitation, publication on the Site.


During the event or conference, photos and camera footage may be taken. Unless you advise us otherwise, your registration for the event implies permission for us to use photos and video for publicity, promotional or instructional purposes, including uploading to the internet. SolarBuddy will also be engaging with participants before, during and post-event. If you do not wish to be included in photographs and videos at the event or conference, it is your responsibility to inform a SolarBuddy representative at the time. Similarly, if you do not wish to be contacted by SolarBuddy post-event, please send an email to enquiries@solarbuddy.org


THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND SolarBuddy EXCLUDES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FUNCTIONS EMBODIED ON, OR IN THE MATERIALS OF, THIS WEBSITE IS NOT WARRANTED TO BE UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT ERROR. YOU, NOT SolarBuddy, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION DUE TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. SolarBuddy, SolarBuddy and SCS are trademarks of SolarBuddy and any unauthorised use of these marks will not be tolerated. SolarBuddy will take all necessary legal action to prevent infringement of its trademarks. Similarly, SolarBuddy retains all copyright in any images that they produce and we will take all necessary action to prevent any unauthorised copying of the images. We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions of Use, the Privacy Policy, information and available contractual license terms featured on this website without notice. These conditions set out the entire agreement between SolarBuddy and you relating to your use of this website.

Questions: Please email us at enquiries@solarbuddy.org with any questions you have about these Terms and Conditions, including our online Privacy Policy.

Unreturned lights

Return of Assembled Solar Lights All assembled solar lights must be returned to SolarBuddy within 28 calendar days unless notified prior. For collection request, please complete Collection Request form.

JuniorBuddy – Assembled Solar Lights 100% of solar lights ordered must be returned to SolarBuddy for quality control and distribution into the hands of children living in extreme energy poverty. If this does not occur, SolarBuddy will charge a replacement fee (per terms on order form) each for unreturned solar lights.

StudentBuddy – Fee associated with unreturned Assembled Solar Lights 100% of solar lights ordered must be returned to SolarBuddy. If this does not occur, SolarBuddy will charge a replacement fee per day per device (per terms on order form). This charge will continue until devices are returned or daily for a maximum of 28 days.

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