Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions
Welcome to Space Tank studio, an art and design studio that provides studios, machinery and technology to the world of creators. We foster collaboration, networking, knowledge sharing and productivity in the creative professional community.

Our website www.spacetankstudio.com.au (the “Site”) is operated and provided by Space Tank Studio Pty Ltd ACN 164 280 755 (“We,” “Us,” “the studio” ”or “Space Tank Studio”).

We aspire to do the right, ethical and legal thing in bringing you this website and our studio service. We ask that you use the same judgment as you read, use, link to, and share the content hosted on the Space Tank Studio website as well as use our studio service.

When utilizing Space Tank Studio content, we ask that you give credit where appropriate and don’t edit our content – or content that belongs to others without permission. If we’ve made an error, please let us know. You can reach us at info@spacetankstudio.com.au

Whilst we believe you will do the right thing at all times, our lawyers, and hence we, require you to accept these terms and conditions.

These are the terms and conditions of Space Tank Studio. They govern all aspects of the services provided by the studio, the website and social media sites and are designed to protect the interests of all parties concerned and activities at the studio. These include health and safety of members, tenants, management and staff, the efficiency of service as well as fairness in relation to pricing and access to space and equipment.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY.

1. WHO DO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO?
1.1. These terms and conditions apply to anyone who purchases a membership, leases a studio or pays for an artist residency at Space Tank Studio.
1.2. These terms and conditions also apply to staff and management of Space Tank Studio.

2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Space Tank Studio provides affordable DIY access to machinery, technology, fabrication space and studios to creators.

3. GENERAL CODE OF CONDUCT AT SPACE TANK STUDIO
The general code of conduct will ensure a harmonious and safe work place. Safety and wellbeing is everybody’s responsibility.
3.1. Noisy fabrication work and use of loud machinery in the workshop is to be carried out between the hours of 8am to 5pm.
3.2. Quite work can be carried out between 7am to 11pm
3.3. Noisy work or any activity that is deemed unreasonably loud between 11pm and 6am is not prohibited.
3.4. Under Worksafe guidelines, safety is every person’s responsibility.
3.5. Any person who enters the Space Tank Studio premises, understand they are entering a work zone. Caution and common sense must be recognized at all times as power tools and industrial machinery is constantly in use by art and design practitioners.
3.6. Adequate protective clothing and gear must be worn when using machinery and power tools or when in the presence of anybody other than yourself who is using machinery and power tools.
3.7. Many artists and designers use the studio. Common courtesy and decency applies to sharing the fabrication space and machine room.
3.8. We endeavour to always maintain a clean and tidy work environment. This also applies to you. Think of the person who will use the space after you and clean up after yourself! Maintaining a clean, tidy and therefore safe work area is everybody’s responsibility.
3.9. Smoking and Alcohol: No smoking is allowed on the entire premises. Being under the influence of alcohol while operating machinery and power tools is strictly prohibited. Failure to adhere to this condition will result in immediate cancellation of your lease or membership with no refund.
3.10. Any disputes or grievances should be raised with Space Tank Studio management so that the best possible solution can be sought.

4. STUDIO LEASE AND USAGE
4.1. Studios are for fulltime lease only.
4.2. Leases agreements are one year in duration and will commence upon signing of the contract. Lease contracts will be reassessed at the expiry of every year.
4.3. No casual lease agreements will be considered.
4.4. A lease contract will be granted based on availability of studios and waiting list. If you are on the waiting list you will be notified of a studio vacancy according to your position on the waiting list.
4.5. Studio Rent is based on an Australian dollar value per square meter per week basis.
4.6. Price of rent and bond payable will be disclosed to prospective tenants upon filling out a studio application form or upon general enquiry to info@spacetankstudio.com.au
4.7. Space Tank Studio reserves the right to refuse a lease to any prospective tenant for reasons we do not have to disclose.
4.8. Studio tenants can opt to have images of their work and short biography displayed on the Space Tank Studio website under the Artists section of the Studio page and can chose to remove their work at any time. For questions regarding privacy policy and copyright, please see our Privacy Policy.
4.9. General code of conduct applies to all studio tenants. (see above)
4.10. Any Space Tank Studio tenant who receives a commission resulting from the administration of Space Tank Studio PTY LTD or from the Space Tank Studio website or social media sites will attract a 10% finder’s fee payable to Space Tank Studio.
4.11. Studio tenants receive access to Space Tank Studio facilities at a discount Membership rate.
4.12. Studio tenants must confirm that they have read and understood our terms and conditions.

5. MACHINERY AND TECHNOLOGY USAGE
5.1. All Space Tank Studio machinery, technology, work space and communal space are maintained to current best practice Worksafe standards.
5.2. While we take every possible precaution to maintain machinery to the best possible operating standard, if you notice that a machine is not operating properly, blades are blunt, there is damage of any kind or any other issue of concern is observed, you must report immediately to management.
5.3. Individuals may not operate any equipment and machinery unless they have been properly inducted according to Space Tank Studio induction procedures and signed a legal waiver.
5.4. Some specialist equipment at Space Tank Studio may never be used by tenants or members unless under the supervision of a technician. This can include and is not limited to 3D printers and the CNC laser cutting machine.
5.5. If you need to personally operate any specialist equipment without supervision, we can arrange for one on one and group skills training.

6. MEMBERSHIP
Membership terms and conditions have been considered and designed to benefit and protect the usage rights of all concerned. They are based on common sense and principles of fair play. By adhering to these terms and conditions you will help ensure the smooth operation of our service for all members, tenants and residents.
6.1. All Memberships will be considered on an individual personal and project basis to assess the skill level of the member and the right machinery or technology for the job.
6.2. Please carefully consider the length of Membership you require for your project. Each individual works at a different pace and therefore only you can decide how long you need to fulfil your project requirements.
6.3. We can help you asses the time you may need to get your project completed but we cannot be held responsible in any way for the final decision you make.
6.4. Personal Memberships are for personal use only and are not transferable.
6.5. If your project requires help from an additional person an assistant workshop pass can be added to your membership at half the cost.
6.6. Group memberships of three to five people will be considered on a project basis. A group’s impact on the rest of the fabrication area, machine room and technology room will always be carefully considered so as to not infringe on other members time and access.
6.7. Membership Gift Vouchers can also be purchased for a friend, loved one or family member.
6.8. By paying for a membership you agree to Space Tank Studio Terms and conditions.
6.9. Members must undergo an OH+S induction on machines they will use and sign an indemnity waiver to show they understand their rights and legal Worksafe responsibilities.
6.10. General code of conduct applies to all Space Tank Studio members. (see above)
6.11. Memberships are for one day use, regardless of how many hours used but limited to 10 hours.
6.12. As a member, you get access to equipment on a first come first serve basis.
6.13. Every member has the option to use secure storage facilities.
6.14. Unused membership days lapse when your membership expires so plan your time wisely.
6.15. Members must confirm that they have read and understood our terms and conditions.

7. DISCOUNTS AND SPECIAL OFFERS
7.1. Space Tank Studio may offer discount and special offer events for the purpose of marketing, anniversary events or to highlight major milestones in business development and growth.
7.2. Discounts and special offers events will be governed by a set of terms and conditions that will be set out specifically for that event. Such terms and conditions will be clearly accessible at the time of the event.
7.3. Discounts and special offers relating to any of Space Tank Studio services can be offered at any time and for a specified duration.
7.4. Advertising will be posted via the Space Tank Studio website, mailing list and social media pages and may also be advertised in periodicals and third party websites.
7.5. Space Tank Studio reserves the right to cancel any discounts and special offers due to achieving capacity volumes or for any other reason that may affect the delivery of the service being discounted or offered.
7.6. You may receive discounts and specials offers on a first come first serve basis until capacity volume is reached.

8. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
8.1. Space Tank Studio reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Space Tank Studio shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
8.2. Machines and technology may be replaced to provide better equipment services.
8.3. Scheduling of members time slots and projects may develop and change to find the best solution for getting as many people building projects as is safe and practical.
8.4. The Space Tank Studio Website and social media sites may change and develop to better meet customer needs.

9. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
9.1. Please be aware that Space Tank Studio may contain links to third party websites. If you visit such websites, before providing your personal information on or in connection with those websites, we suggest you review the privacy policy and terms and conditions of use of the third party website.

10. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Space Tank Studio respects your intellectual property. When you sign up with us you do not automatically give us the rights to use your work in any way. For more information on this matter please refer to our privacy policy.

11. COMMISSION
11.1. Any Space Tank Studio tenant who receives a commission resulting from the administration of Space Tank Studio PTY LTD or from the Space Tank Studio website or social media sites will attract a 10% finder’s fee payable to Space Tank Studio.

12. USERS GRANT OF LIMITED LICENCE
You may choose to have your work displayed in the Gallery section of our website as well as having your project or work ‘featured’ on the front page of our website or social media sites. If you chose this option then the following conditions apply:
12.1. You opt to grant Space Tank Studio a limited license for the royalty-free, unrestricted, world-wide, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, perform and display Your Content (in whole or part), worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. Such license enables us to feature or use your content in promotional or marketing materials.
12.2. You will remain responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of Your Content.
12.3. By granting Space Tank Studio limited licence, you also warrant that any “moral rights” in posted materials have been waived.
12.4. You acknowledge and agree that the display or use of Your Content shall be in the sole discretion of Space Tank Studio and Your Content may or may not be included on the Space tank Studio website and social media sites for any reason or no reason at all.

13. REFUND POLICY
These conditions apply to all studio tenants, members and artist residents and are designed to protect the service that we provide to all tenants, members and residents.
13.1. If you have paid for a Space Tank Studio Membership, it is assumed that you have considered your project requirements and done your due diligence. Payment of a Space Tank Studio membership plan is final and non-refundable.
13.2. Limitation of usage: Machinery and technology can breakdown at any time. Consumables such as but not limited to blades, belts, drill bits, abrasives, 3D printing powder and resins and CNC laser parts have a limited life span and need replacing at times. We cannot predict when this could happen or who it might affect. For this reason we will not be held responsible for machinery and equipment down time due to maintenance and repair.
13.3. In the advent of machinery or equipment being decommissioned we will endeavour to replace it as soon as possible so as to limit disruption to our service. Full or part refunds to members directly affected will be considered on an individual basis.
13.4. If for some unforeseen reason Space Tank Studio must limit access to fabrication space, machinery and equipment and studios then we will do everything we can to give prior warning so that you have the opportunity to adjust your schedule. If no suitable reshuffling of the Member project calendar can be arranged, then a part refund for time lost can be arranged on an individual basis only.

14. CHANGE OF MIND
Please choose carefully as refunds are not normally provided where you have simply changed your mind, made a wrong selection or simply found the item cheaper elsewhere. We recommend you carefully preview any orders before adding them to your shopping cart and proceeding with your order.