TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
All work undertaken by Quick Print (UK) (hereinafter called “the Supplier”) shall be subject to these conditions.
1.1 Quotations are submitted and orders are accepted only upon and subject to Terms and Conditions as herein set out. Unless expressly agreed and accepted by us in writing, any terns in a Customer’s order which are inconsistent with these Conditions will be deemed to be inapplicable.
1.2 All Quotations are tendered without engagement and are subject to confirmation upon receipt of order.
1.3 All prices quoted are subject to adjustment on account of fluctuations of labour and/or raw material costs before completion of orders and are for the full quantities specified.
1.4 Where a quotation has been given against a copy/layout/design submitted and the final copy is more extensive in the amount of typesetting or more complicated in layout, the Supplier shall be entitled to revise the quotation accordingly. If this delays a dated job extra time must be added to the delivery.
Whilst every endeavour will be made to deliver the correct quantity ordered, quotation are conditional upon margins of 5 per cent for over or shortage.
2.1 The supplier shall be entitled to charge the amount of any VAT payable whether or not included in the quotation or invoice.
3. Proofs and Pre-production
3.1 Proofs of all work may be submitted for the Customer’s approval, and in that event no responsibility will be accepted for any errors not corrected by the author. Author’s corrections, including alterations in style and the cost of additional proofs necessitated by such corrections will be charged extra.
3.2 Preliminary work carried out, whether experimentally or otherwise, at a Customer’s request will be charged.
4.Suspension, Delay and Cancellation of Orders
4.1 Should work be suspended at the request of or delayed through any default of the Customer for a period of 14 days, the Supplier shall be entitled to payment for work already carried out and materials specially ordered.
4.2 Customers wishing to cancel and order must please do so in writing. Instructions to cancel will not be accepted verbally. Any work carried out up to receipt of written cancellation will be chargeable.
5.1 Unless otherwise specified the price quoted includes delivery of the goods/work to the contracted place of delivery by the means most convenient to the Supplier. A charge may be made to cover any extra costs involved for delivery to a different address. Should expedited delivery be agreed an extra charge may be made to cover any overtime or any other additional costs involved.
5.2 Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to delivery dates mentioned in any quotation, order or elsewhere, they are an approximate only and not of any contractual effort. The time stated for delivery is determined by the receipt of complete instructions, approval of work, drawings and/or samples or proofs etc. and are not necessarily from the date of receipt of order.
6.1 No liability can be accepted for any loss whatsoever cause through non-delivery or delay in the delivery of goods ordered or non-completion of any contract caused directly or in-directly through any circumstances beyond the Supplier’s control. The Supplier shall be the sole judge whether any circumstance is beyond its control or not.
6.2 All goods must be inspected immediately on arrival. Under no circumstances shall the Supplier be liable for damage to or from a consignment unless the Supplier is notified in writing within three working days of receipt of goods, or in case of non-delivery unless notice is given within seven days of the due date of arrival. The Customer is liable for the goods once accepted on delivery.
6.3 No Claim can be made by the Customer when goods have been cut, printed or processed in any way on the instructions of the Customer.
6.4 The Supplier shall in no way be responsible for the condition of the goods supplied which have been held in stock for the Customer for three calendar monnths or over taken from the date of acceptance of goods by the Customer.
6.5 Completion dates or delivery dates mentioned in any quotation, order or elsewhere are approximate only and not of any contractual effort and the Supplier shall not be liable for indirect loss or third party claims occasioned by delay in completing the work or for any loss to the Customer arising from delay in transit.
6.6 All orders are undertaken by the Supplier with a view that the Customer is fully responsible and liable for all the laws governing the infringements of copyright of artwork, logos etc. supplied. The Supplier will accept no liability in this matter whatsoever.
6.7 The Supplier cannot guarantee an exact colour match to the order place if the Customer has supplied artwork as a printed copy. The Supplier will make every effort to match the artwork supplied or colour specified, but cannot guarantee this due to certain limitations e.g. type of substrate, printing process, inks, etc.
Under no circumstances will the Supplier accept the return of goods except in accordance with Clause 6.2 above.
8.1 Plates, film and other materials used by the Supplier in the production of a Customer’s order shall remain the property of the Supplier.
8.2 Artwork comprising line or photographic illlustrations, borders and text matter prepared by the Supplier remains the property of the Supplier.
Any property supplied by or on behalf of the Customer to the Supplier will be held, worked on, and carried at the Customer’s risk.
9. Materials supplied by the Customer
9.1 The Supplier may reject any paper, plates or other materials supplied or specified by the Customer which appear to be unsuitable before or during production.
9.2 Where materials are so supplied or specified, responsibility for defective work will not be acceptable by the Supplier unless this is caused by failure to use responsible skill and care.
9.3 Quantities of materials supplied shall be adequate to cover normal spoilage.
10.1 A 50% deposit is required when all orders are placed unless prior agreement has been arranged or the Customer has an established credit account.
10.2 Payment of invoices shall be made on collection/delivery unless otherwise agreed.
10.3 Credit payment terms are strictly Nett 30 days and will be clearly shown on the front of the invoice. If the amount is not paid by the due date the Supplier reserves the right to take any action necessary to collect the outstanding debt.
10.4 Where the Customer does not make payment in accordance with the terms set out above or in accordance with any special terms agreed by the Supplier, the Supplier reserves the right to stop delivery under this or any other contract between the Customer and Supplier. Any future orders/deliveries under this or any other contract affected will only be make on payment by the Customer of:
(i) all invoices for goods already supplied; and
(ii) a pro-forma invoice before or at the time of despatch of the goods. Payment will become due on receipt of the pro-forma invoice. In no circumstances shall the Supplier be liable for any consequential loss suffered by the Customer as a result of the application of the condition nor shall it be the reason for the cancellation by the Customer of this or any other contract existing at the time.
10.5 The Supplier reserves the right to charge interest on sums which are not paid on the due date. The interest will be charged at the rate of 4% per month over the prevailing base bank lending rate at Lloyds Bank, on any sum outstanding.
10.6 Should the Customer refuse to settle the account, litigation action will be taken by the Supplier to recover any monies due and the Customer will be liable for all costs incurred to the Supplier plus compensation to the value of the outstanding.
11. Title and General Lien
11.1 Title to the goods/work supplied hereunder shall remain in the Supplier until payment of the price of such goods/work in full. Until payment the Customer shall hold the goods/work as bailee only.
11.2 Without prejudice to other remedies, the Supplier shall in respect of all unpaid debts due from the Customer have a general lien on all goods and property in possession (whether worked on or not) and shall be entitled on the expiration of 14 days’ notice to dispose of such goods/property as he thinks fit and to apply any proceeds towards such debts.
12.1 Every effort will be made to carry out the contract but it’s due performance is subject to cancellation by the Supplier or to such variation as he may find necessary as a result of inability to secure labour, materials or as a result of any act of God, war, strike, lockout or other labour dispute, fire, flood, drought, legislation or other cause (whether of the foregoing class or not) beyond the Suppliers control.
13.1 These terms and conditions and all other express terms of a contract shall be governed and construed in accordance with English Law. Under these terms and conditions the Supplier deems an order place by the Customer to be contract governed by English Law.