All orders accepted by the Company are subject to the following conditions which shall prevail over all conditions specified by the Buyer to the extent that the latter conflict or are inconsistent with them.
a. Conditions means these conditions of sale;
b. Order means the order hereby accepted by the Company;
c. Goods means the goods the subject of the Order including goods altered within 8 below;
d. Buyer means the party placing the Order.
1.1 The prices for the Goods quoted to the Buyer are subject to any increase by the Company in the prices of such products becoming effective before delivery of the Goods which will be invoiced at the price ruling at the date of despatch.
1.2 Unless otherwise stated, the prices for the Goods to the Buyer are GBP (£) prices ex works, without VAT. The VAT depends on the rate of taxation on the day of delivery.
1.3 For orders below £ 60 a small order charge of £4.50 will be added, details of which can be supplied upon placing the Order.
1.4 For changes or special requests made after the Order is placed, the invoice will be changed to reflect these changes.
1.5 Costs for special instructions such as direct delivery (£6.50 special delivery), insurances etc. will be paid by the Buyer.
2.1 The Company will use all reasonable endeavours to keep to agreed delivery dates which are quoted on the basis of existing commitments but will not be liable for delay in delivery however caused. The time of delivery shall not be of the essence.
2.2 The Goods will be sent to the Buyer at the address he specifies by post, road or rail, as the Company may decide to be most suitable.
3.1 The company will not be liable for loss or damage to the Goods during transit unless the Company and the carriers are notified within 3 days of delivery. In the case of non-delivery, within 7 days from the date of receipt of an invoice.
3.2 All Goods which are the subject of complaint must be returned to the Company postage paid.
3.3 The Company is not responsible for hidden faults such as material defects etc. or for faults caused by wear and tear, improper handling or improper overhaul
3.4 In the case of well-founded complaints, the Company reserves the right to replace the Goods free of charge. All kinds of claims for compensation including resultant damages are excluded, except in case of gross negligence by the Company.
The Company warrants that the Goods will be of merchantable quality and will comply with their description, subject to normal trade tolerances; any claim in re¬spect of this warranty must however be notified to the Company before the Goods are used and in any case within 14 days after delivery or, if the defect in respect of which a claim is made is a latent one, within 14 days after the defect should reasonably have been discovered.
The Buyer assumes responsibility for the Goods being reasonably suitable for the purpose for which they are required.
Risk in the Goods shall pass to the Buyer on delivery.