1. MERCURY NZ LTD TRADING AS TRUSTPOWER (THE INITIATOR)
a) Has agreed to give written advance notice of the net amount of each Direct Debit and the due date of debiting at least 5 business days before the date the Direct Debit will be initiated on the first deduction.
b) Has agreed to give written advance notice of the net amount of each Direct Debit and the due date of debiting at least 10 business days before (but not more than 2 calendar months) the date the Direct Debit will be initiated for all subsequent deductions.
The advance notice will include the following message:
"The total due of $xxx.xx less any payments received since the date of this invoice, will be deducted from your Credit Card on (due date).
Payments by credit card will also incur a 0.8% credit card fee"
c) May, upon the relationship which gave rise to this Authority being terminated, give notice to the Credit Card Company that no further Direct Debits are to be initiated under the Authority. Upon receipt of such notice the Credit Card Company may terminate this Authority as to future payments by notice in writing to me/us.
2. THE CUSTOMER MAY:
a) At any time, terminate this Authority as to future payments by giving written notice of termination to the Credit Card Company and notify the Initiator.
b) Stop payment of any Direct Debit to be initiated under this authority by the Initiator by giving written notice to the Credit Card Company prior to the Direct Debit being paid by the Credit Card Company.
3. THE CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT:
a) This Authority will remain in full force and effect in respect of all Direct Debits passed to my/our account in good faith notwithstanding my/our death, Bankruptcy, or other revocation of this Authority until actual notice of such event is received by the Credit Card Company.
b) In any event this Authority is subject to any arrangement now or hereafter existing between me/us and the Credit Card Company in relation to my/our account.
c) Any dispute as to the correctness or validity of an amount debited to my/our account shall not be the concern of the Credit Card Company except in so far as the Direct Debit has not been paid in accordance with this Authority. Any other disputes lie between me/us and the Initiator.
d) Where the Credit Card Company has used reasonable care and skill in acting in accordance with this Authority, the Credit Card Company accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of:
- the accuracy of information about Direct Debits on Credit Card statements
- any variations between notices given by the Initiator and the amounts of Direct Debits
e) The Credit Card Company is not responsible for, or under any liability in respect of, the Initiator's failure to give written advance notice correctly nor for the non-receipt or late receipt of notice by me/us for any reason whatsoever. In any such situation the dispute lies between me/us and the Initiator.
4. THE CREDIT CARD COMPANY MAY:
a) In its absolute discretion conclusively determine the order of priority of payment by it of any monies pursuant to this or any other authority, cheque or draft properly executed by me/us and given to or drawn on the Credit Card Company.
b) At any time terminate this Authority as to future payments by notice in writing to me/us.
c) Charge its current fees for this service in force from time to time.