Terms and Conditions - Sale of Products
For the purpose of the Contract the terms listed below shall bear the respective meanings ascribed thereto:
a) the "Buyer" means the person, firm or company with whom the Contract is made
b) the "Seller" means Beadlight Limited, its assignees and successors in title
c) the "Contract" means the Contract between the Seller and the Buyer for the sale of the Goods of which these conditions
d) the "Goods" means the Goods or any part thereof agreed to be sold as described in the Sellers order acknowledgement
2. ACCEPTANCE OF ORDER AND EXPIRY DATE.
Orders are accepted only upon and subject to the Seller’s Conditions of
Sale as printed herein. Unless expressly accepted in writing any qualification of these conditions by the Buyer in any written
or printed document or otherwise shall be inapplicable. Unless previously withdrawn Seller’s quotation expires one month
after the date thereof.
Any date named by the Seller for despatch is given and intended as an estimate only is not to be of the essence
of the Contract. The Buyer shall nevertheless be bound to accept the Goods ordered when available. The Seller shall not be
liable in any way in respect of late despatch or delivery however caused nor shall such failure to despatch be deemed to be a
breach of the Contract. Where drawings specifications instructions and materials are to be supplied, the Buyer shall supply
the same in reasonable time to enable the Seller to despatch within the period named.
Orders are accepted only on condition that Goods will be invoiced at the price ruling at the date of despatch. If
variation in price occurs during the currency of an order the price of the un-despatched portion of the order outstanding at the
date of such variation in price may be adjusted accordingly. All prices quoted exclusive of VAT where applicable.
5. TERMS OF BUSINESS.
For holders of approved credit accounts payments should be made in full and received by the Seller Nett 30 days after the invoice date of the goods or services provided, otherwise cash with order, cash on delivery or proforma invoice. Quotations will be based on EXW (Witney) basis unless otherwise stated in writing. Larger orders will require a proportion of the invoice to be paid with the purchase order. The Seller reserves the right to charge interest at 2% per month on all overdue accounts with a minimum charge of £2.50.
a) The Seller warrants that the Goods shall at the time of delivery to the Buyer be free from defects in workmanship and
materials. If any of the Goods do not conform to that warranty the Seller will at its opinion:
i. replace such Goods found not to conform to the warranty; or
ii) take such steps as the Seller deems necessary to bring the Goods into a state where they are free from such defect; or
iii) take back the Goods found not to conform to the warranty and refund the appropriate part of the purchase price; or
iv) make a price adjustment that is fair to both parties in relation to the failure of the Goods to conform to the warranty.
PROVIDED THAT the liability of the Seller shall in no event exceed the purchase price of the defective Goods and
performance of any one of the above options (as limited by this proviso) shall constitute an entire discharge of the Seller’s
liability under the warranty.
b) The foregoing warranty is conditional upon:
i) The Buyer giving written notice to the Seller of the alleged defect in the Goods such notice to be received by the Seller
within seven days of the time when the Buyer discovers or ought to have discovered the defect and in any event within six
months of the date of delivery of such Goods; and
ii) the Buyer affording the Seller a reasonable opportunity to inspect the Goods at its premises.
c) Save as provided in (a) above and Section 12 of the Goods Act 1979;
i) all conditions and warranties express or implied as to the quality or fitness for any purpose of the Goods are hereby
expressly excluded; and
ii) the Seller shall be under no liability for any loss or damage (whether direct indirect or consequential) howsoever arising
which may be suffered by the Buyer.
d) In the event that notwithstanding the provisions of (a) (b) and (c) above the Seller is found liable for any loss or damage
suffered by the Buyer that liability shall in no event exceed the purchase price of the Goods.
e) Nothing in this Contract shall affect the liability of the Seller for death or personal injury caused by its negligence.
f) The Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer or be deemed to be in breach of the Contract by reason of any delay in
performing or any failure to perform any of the Seller’s obligations in relation to the Goods if the delay or failure is due to any
cause beyond the Seller’s reasonable control.
g) All quotations given to all Contracts made by the Seller or by its agents are subject to these conditions and all terms and
conditions referred to by the Buyer or contained in any other receipt acceptance of quotation or otherwise brought to the
notice of the Seller are hereby excluded. These conditions may be varied only by agreement in writing between the parties.
h) Any special requirements of the Buyer as to physical characteristics or otherwise must be set out in the Contract.
7. SHORTAGES DAMAGES AND OR LOSS IN TRANSIT.
All claims for damage to, or partial loss of Goods in transit must be submitted in writing to both carrier and the seller within three days of delivery. In the case of none delivery of the whole consignment, claims must be submitted in writing to both the carrier and the Seller within seven days of receipt by the Buyer (or the Buyer’s agent) of notification of despatch of the Goods. In the absence of claims within the terms mentioned above the Goods shall be deemed to have been delivered in accordance with the Contract.
8. TESTS AND INSPECTION.
Unless otherwise agreed all testing and inspection specified by the Buyer or implied by the order or customary to the Seller’s practice shall be at the Seller’s works and shall not be final.
9. DEFECTIVE GOODS
a) Without prejudice to Clause 7. Goods represented by the Buyer to be defective or not to conform to Contract and accepted
by the Seller as such will be replaced as originally ordered if required and practicable or will be credited but shall not form the
subject of any claim for work done by the Buyer transport costs consequential damages or expenses loss of profit on or any
claim arising through resale or any other loss damage or expense whatsoever or howsoever incurred. No claim in respect of
defective Goods will be valid unless made and the alleged defective Goods returned within thirty days of the date of despatch
of the Goods nor will such claim be accepted as a reason for cancellation of the remainder of the order.
b) This clause shall have no application if the buyer deals as consumer insofar as death or personal injury has been caused
by our negligence. The expressions "consumer" and "negligence" herein shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the
Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
10. INFRINGEMENT OF PATENTS OR REGISTERED DESIGNS.
The Buyer shall indemnity the Seller against all damagespenalties costs and expenses to which the Seller may become liable as a result of work done in accordance with the Buyer’sspecification which involves infringement or alleged infringement of a patent, registered design or any other intellectualproperty right.
11. BUYER’S BANKRUPTCY.
If the Buyer shall make default in or commit any breach of any of the obligations to the Seller or if any distress or execution shall be levied upon the Buyer or if the Buyer shall offer to make any arrangement with creditors or commit any act of bankruptcy or if any petition in bankruptcy shall be presented against him or if the Buyer is a limited company any resolution or petition to wind up such company’s business (other than for the purpose of amalgamation or reconstruction) shall be passed or presented the Seller shall have the right forthwith to determine by written notice posted to the Buyer any Contract then subsisting without prejudice to any claim or right the Seller might otherwise make or exercise.
12. DEFAULT OF PAYMENT.
Should default be made by the Buyer in paying any due sum due under any Contract as and when
it becomes due or should the Buyer be in breach in any respect of the Contract entered into the Seller shall have the right
with or without notice in the discretion of the Seller either to suspend all further deliveries until the default be made good or to
determine any Contract then subsisting so far as any further Goods remain to be delivered without prejudice to any claim or
right the Seller might otherwise make or exercise.
The Buyer may cancel or suspend an order only with our written consent and agreement to terms which will indemnify us against any expense incurred, it should be clearly understood that where an order calling for scheduled delivery is placed with the Seller for a period of three months or more, the Seller will manufacture the Goods in batches equal to the requirements called for over three month periods.
14. In the event of cancellation or postponement of programmed orders we reserve the right to invoice for the difference in selling price applicable to the quantity taken up to the time of cancellation.
15. RETURN OF GOODS
The return of Goods which are surplus to the purchaser’s requirements will not normally be allowed. However a specific
request in writing from the purchaser, listing the surplus Goods that he wishes to return will be considered by the Seller. The
return of any such Goods will be at the absolute discretion of the Seller.
16. RISK AND PROPERTY
a) Risk in the Goods shall pass to the Buyer at the time the Goods are delivered to the Buyer in accordance with the Contract.
b) Notwithstanding delivery and the passing of risk in the Goods or any other provision of these conditions, the property and
ownership in the Goods shall not pass to the Buyer until the Seller has received in cash or cleared funds full payment of the
price of the Goods and all other Goods agreed to be sold by the Seller to the Buyer for which payment is then due.
c) Until such time as the property and ownership in the Goods passes to the Buyer, the Buyer shall hold the Goods as the
Seller’s fiduciary agent and bailee and shall keep the Goods separate from those of the Buyer and third parties and property
stored, protected and insured and identified as the Seller’s property. Until that time the Buyer shall be entitled to resell or use
the Goods in the ordinary course of its business, but shall account to the Seller for the proceeds of sale or otherwise of the
Goods, whether tangible or intangible, including insurance proceeds, and shall keep all such proceeds of sale separate from
any monies or property of the Buyer and third parties and in the case of tangible proceeds, properly stored, protect and
d) Until such time as the property in the Goods passes to the Buyer and provided that the Goods are still in existence and
have not been resold, the Seller shall be entitled at any time to require the Buyer to deliver up the Goods to the Seller and if
the Buyer fails to do so forthwith to enter upon any premises of the Buyer or any third party where the Goods are stored and
to repossess the Goods.
e) The Buyer shall not be entitled to pledge or in any way charge by way of security for any indebtedness any of the Goods
which remain the property of the Seller, but if the buyer does so then all monies owing by the Buyer to the Seller shall without
prejudice to any other right or remedy of the Seller, forthwith become due and payable.
f) If the Goods are destroyed by an insured risk before the Buyer has paid for them, the Buyer shall hold the Insurance
proceeds as the Seller’s trustee.
17. FORCE MAJEURE.
The Seller shall not be responsible for any delays in delivery or any inability to deliver or any loss arising
thereout due to fire, mechanical breakdown, strikes, lockouts, civil commotions, insurrections, war of other unforeseen or
exceptional circumstances of any kind beyond the Seller’s control.
18. WITHHOLDING OF DELIVERY.
Without prejudice to any other remedies it may have the Seller reserves the right to cancel
forthwith or delay performance of the Contract wholly or in part upon any breach non-observance or non-performance by the
Buyer of any term condition or provision expressed or implied for the time subsisting under this or any other Contract now or
for the time being subsisting between the Seller and the Buyer.
19. TERMINATION BY THE SELLER.
The Seller shall be entitled to terminate this Contract by written notice if:
a) The Buyer becomes insolvent, is the subject of winding up proceedings whether voluntary or involuntary goes into liquidation, enters into a composition with its creditors or has a receiver appointed over the whole or any part of its
undertaking or assets or any of the foregoing events is threatened; or
b) Any other Contract between the parties hereto is terminated by either party for whatever reason in any such circumstances
or in the event of the Buyer seeking to determine the Contract the Buyer shall be liable to the Seller for the cost of
manufacture by the Seller down to the date of such cancellation or termination.
Any complaints should be addressed to sent Gina Amies, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or post to
Beadlight Ltd, 31b Avenue One, Station Lane, Witney OX28 4XZ, United Kingdom.
At the end of the product’s life they can be returned to Beadlight, 31b Avenue One, Station Lane, Witney OX28
4XZ, United Kingdom for disposal under the WEEE regulations.
The Buyer shall indemnify the Seller in respect of all damage or injury occurring to any personal property and
against any actions and expenses in that connection for which the Seller may become liable in respect of the Goods sold if
the damage or injury caused by the negligence of the Buyer or his servants or agents.
This contract shall be construed in all respects as an English contract and governed by English Law.
These terms and conditions are to be referred to as dated 10th November 2014 and supersede any other previous terms and
conditions in issue.