SELECTING YOUR BOOKS or PAPERS Select one or more items by clicking on (or touching) the appropriate select box on the BOOK PURCHASE or PGC PAPER page (accessed as described above) next to the required title and price. This will automatically insert a '1' in the number box. If you require more than one of a book or literature collection, amend the number box by typing a number in the box to replace the '1'.
SEARCHING FOR PAPERS On the SELECTION OPTIONS page, you can enter a search to find and list papers from PGC Publishing books only using the "Search & order papers from PGC Publishing books" line and search box, and then nominate those you wish to buy. This grey line appears at the bottom of the PGC Publishing section of the page, below the book cover icons. You will later (in the checkout) be asked if you require either hard or pdf copies delivered online.
To select a paper, click on (or touch) the select box on the appropriate listing page opposite the cited paper, then click on either the Checkout or Select More button (or tab at the top of the page).
SHOPPING CART As you select books or papers, these are added to your SHOPPING CART. Your may view the contents of your shopping cart at any time by clicking on the VIEW CART icon that appears on many of the pages up to when the final order is placed, or the CART tab, also at the top of many pages. From the shopping cart contents page you may amend the number of books, papers you have selected, or delete any you do not wish to continue with. Then you may either select more books with the SELECT MORE button (or SELECT tab), or proceed to the CHECKOUT with the green CHECKOUT button or tab. NOTE that if you modify your order in the CART page, to preserve that change you MUST click/touch the CHECKOUT or SELECT MORE buttons/tabs on that page and NOT just the GO BACK button.
CHECKOUT When you have finished selecting books click on a green CHECKOUT button (or red tab at the top) to proceed to the CHECKOUT:
ADDRESS The first option in the checkout is the address page to enter the delivery and invoice details. You MUST enter all fields indicated by a red asterisk. Although the fax field is not compulsory, if you are to require fax delivery ensure this field is completed.
If you have selected PAPERS from PGC Publishing books, you will next be presented with a page with one or more queries, depending on the content of your order as follows:
• Delivery Mode for papers from PGC Publishing books - You have the option of delivery as a pdf online, or a hard copy to be delivered by post or air courier.
If you have not ordered any of these, the system will automatically skip these pages.
METHOD of DELIVERY If you have selected any hard copy (books or papers), you will be presented with each of the delivery mode options, with the corresponding delivery price for your order as listed at the top of the screen. In summary these are: 1) Domestic Express Post for Australia; and for 'Overseas' 2) International Air Courier; 3) Express Air Mail;
Option 5) Other arrangement with PGC Publishing - allows you to make alternate arrangements with PGC Publishing, such as use of another courier service with which you have an account, -or- direct pick up from PGC Publishing offices, -or- some other method convenient to the purchaser. If you wish to make such an arrangement, you should separately e-mail, phone PGC Publishing advising of your requirements. A zero cost will appear against delivery cost in your order for the remainder of the of the transaction. You will be advised of the appropriate costs for your preferred option in your order confirmation email. PGC Publishing reserves the right to charge for any costs it incurs in making such alternate arrangements.
Bulk Delivery If your order weighs more than 20 kg, you will be advised that "Your order weighs more than a standard package". A zero cost will appear against delivery cost in your order for the remainder of the of the transaction. However PGC Publishing will advise you of the available methods of delivery and respective costs before confirming your order. You may then decide if you wish to proceed with the order and which method of despatch you prefer before PGC Publishing confirms and despatches your consignment.
Insurance is offered to cover non-delivery and damage in transit. For details select the insurance prompt at the bottom of the METHOD of DELIVERY screen.
When you have made your selection, check carefully and then click on the the Next button.
If you have only ordered eBooks, online delivery of papers from PGC Publishing books and/or fax copies of Literature Service papers, you will not be offered this page.
ORDER AND PAYMENT METHOD - you will next be asked how you wish to order and pay as follows:
• Direct on-line order and payment by credit card via the certified PGC secure server.-or-
• Print a fully itemised order to either:
- Scan & E-mail (or fax), with bank account details request completed, for EFT payment,
- Fax with credit card details, -or-
- Post with credit card details, cheque, money order or bank cheque/draft.
Through each of these checkout pages, your order and the options selected to date will be displayed at the top of the page. When you click on the Continue button at the bottom of the payment method page, you will be presented with the:
CONFIRMATION PAGE This will be offered next for all options, listing all items ordered, mode of delivery for each and itemised costs as will appear on your invoice. You will be asked to confirm these details before proceeding to the next step. If you wish to amend, you may do so by progressively using the Back buttons at the bottom of each of the Checkout pages, or modify from the start of the Checkout by selecting the Address tab at the top of the page, or deleting items on the order via the VIEW CART button (or top of page CART tab), or adding more items using the the Select More button (or Select tab at the top of the page).
Upon clicking on the Confirm button, one of two paths will be taken, depending on the order and payment method you selected:
PRINT FULL ORDER TO E-MAIL, FAX OR POST If you elected the print a full order option you will now be given an instruction on how to proceed and then a copy of the full purchase order and tax invoice. You should print this form with your browser's PRINT button. Then complete the payment details by hand and either scan and E-mail or Fax to PGC Publishing with credit card details, -or- POST with credit card information completed, -or- either a cheque, or bank draft/cheque in Australian Dollars (see PAYMENT OPTIONS below if you require more information). Alternatively, complete the request for bank account details if you wish to pay by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), and then, either within Australia or Internationally and either scan and E-mail or Fax to PGC Publishing. The Confirmation E-mail we send will include details of our bank account.
ON-LINE ORDER & PAYMENT If you elected the on-line order mode, you will be taken direct from the CONFIRMATION page to the PGC Secure site and prompted for credit card details. This is a fully certified secure site. You will need to provide:
• Credit card type - we only accept Visa and Mastercard
• Name - the name on the credit card
• Expiry date - in the format "MM YY" in two adjacent boxes
• Credit card number - in four adjacent boxes
• CVV - the three digit security code on the back of your card.
Once these details are correctly added, click on the Continue button.
On submitting the credit card details, you will be shown a PRINT INSTRUCTION screen and taken to the PURCHASE ORDER and TAX INVOICE screen which you may print or save for your records using your browser's print option. Then click on FINISH at the bottom of the screen to complete the transaction and exit.
DESPATCH OF YOUR ORDER After your payment has been verified, your order will be despatched promptly. For more details see the sections below.
ONLINE DELIVERY PGC Publishing eBooks and/or papers from those books, may be delivered online, after payment has been received/verified. This will be done either via Dropbox (you will be forwarded an E-mail with the link after the depatch advice E-mail is forwarded) or by E-mail attachment if the file is < 10 Mb in size. The Dropbox link will be vaild for 48 hours only, unless otherwise arranged. For more details see the sections below.
PGC Publishing (PGC) reserves the right to amend the price of any item on sale via this web site, and/or the delivery costs at any time without notice.
From time to time changes in price may be made, as a result of increases in printing, delivery costs or other inputs or imposts that are largely beyond the control of PGC.
If for any reason the price of any part of a purchaser's order is amended between the time of printing of a PURCHASE ORDER via the PGC Publishing web site, and the date of despatch, the purchaser will be notified by PGC to request confirmation that the purchaser wishes to continue with the transaction at the amended price before the order is despatched and the processing of credit card payment, or the issue of an supplementary tax invoice for orders covered by cheques/bank drafts.
Note however that any additional 'out of area' charges for delivery to remote sites by International Air Courier will be added to the delivery charges on receipt of an order and advice by the courier of such charges.