2. Each order received and accepted by the seller will be deemed to form a separate contract, to which these conditions of sale shall apply. Any waiver or any non-enforcement or variation of any terms, or part thereof on the part of the seller shall neither bind or prejudice the seller in relation to the application of these conditions to any other order, instalment or delivery whatsoever arising.
3. The seller reserves the right to increase, unless otherwise agreed at the time of purchase, without notice quoted prices after the date of the seller’s acceptance of an order to cover:
(i) Increases by suppliers to the seller
(ii) Extra cost incurred as a result of the cancellation, alteration or re-scheduling of orders due to the
Purchaser’s instructions or lack of instructions
(iii) Currency fluctuations which increase the cost to the seller of materials or goods imported into the United
Kingdom. All prices quoted exclude VAT and all other taxes.
4. The terms of payment are stated on the invoice.
5. Ownership of the goods shall remain with the seller until such time as the purchaser has paid in full all that it owes to the seller including the full cost outstanding of any other goods the subject of any other contract, delivery or instalment. Until that time the purchaser shall keep the goods to a third party within the normal carrying on of its business on the condition that it shall account to the seller for the proceeds of such sales or hold that same on trust for the seller and, if the seller so requires, that it shall hand over to the seller any claims emanating from the sub-sale that it has against its buyer. The purchaser’s right to keep the goods shall cease if it commits any available act of bankruptcy or does anything or fails to do anything which would entitle a receiver to take possession or which would entitle any person to present a petition for winding up. The purchaser agrees that the seller may for the purpose of recovery of its goods enter the purchaser’s premises and repossess them. The purchaser shall also be entitled to incorporate the goods into any other product in the normal course of on condition that ownership in the new product shall vest in the seller.
6. All delivery dates are quoted in goods faith but the time shall not be deemed to be of the essence. The seller shall not be liable for any damage (whether direct or consequential) whatsoever arising from the late delivery of goods or materials and the purchaser shall not be entitled to treat the contract as repudiated by reasons of any such late delivery.
7. Delivery shall be deemed to take place when the goods arrive at the purchaser’s works and all risk in the goods shall pass to the purchaser upon delivery.
8. No liability will be accepted by the seller in respect of damage to or shortage of goods unless a separate notice in writing is given to the carriers concerned and the seller, giving full details within seven days of date of invoice or delivery if earlier. The seller shall have no liability in respect of damage or shortages caused by the acts or omissions of the purchaser or others or by causes beyond the seller’s control.
9. The sellers liability in respect of goods supplied shall be only to the purchaser and shall be strictly limited to free replacement of goods as notified as above and returned carriage paid to the sellers works provided always that the purchaser shall not be entitled to receive from the seller, any greater benefit under the provisions of this clause than shall be recovered by the seller under any guarantee of warranty given to the seller by the manufacturers or suppliers of the goods.
10. The seller will not accept the return of goods without prior agreement in writing except in the case of goods covered by clause 9 above.
11.In the event of an order being cancelled by the purchaser, the purchaser shall be liable to indemnify the seller against all losses (including loss of profit) costs and other expenses and damages (whether direct or consequential) occasioned by such cancellation.
12. This contract shall be governed by English law any disputes arising out of any contract made between the seller and the purchaser shall be heard and determined by an English Court of competent jurisdiction or, at the option
of the seller, shall be submitted to arbitration in London in accordance with subject to the provisions of the Arbitration Act
1950 or any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof for the time being in force.
13. Customers placing orders on Albuhera must accept delivery of the total order within one year of the date of the order unless otherwise agreed in writing.
14. Overdue Accounts – The seller reserves the right to charge interest for the term in which the debt is overdue at the Lloyds bank base rate plus two per cent.
15. Any design or express or implied instructions directly communicated by the purchaser to the seller shall not be such as to cause or require the seller to infringe any letter patent, copyright design or trade mark in the performance of this contract.
16. The purchaser will indemnify and keep indemnified the seller, its directors, officers, servants, agents and sub-contractors against all claims demands and costs whatsoever arising in respect of any infringement or alleged infringement of letters patent, copyright, registered trademark and arising directly from the use nor compliance with any design or express or implied instructions communicated by the purchaser to the seller for the purpose of and in connection with this contract.
17. The seller reserves the right to cease or suspend the supply of goods to the purchaser in its absolute discretion when:
(i) The purchasers account is overdue
(ii) And furthermore when, in the seller’s absolute discretion, the seller has doubts, whatsoever arising, about the continued credit worthiness of the purchaser.
18. The purchaser will not sell or ship any of the goods directly to any person or destination where such sales or shipment would be prohibited by the laws or regulations of the United Kingdom or the United States of America and, at its own expense such licenses and import and export documents as are necessary to buy or sell the goods.
19. Import Duty
All goods are supplied import duty paid. Evidence of Duty payment cannot be supplied unless agreed in writing by the seller before order placement.
Returns accepted by Prior Authority only subject to a 15% re-stocking charge. The seller reserves the right to refuse to
accept returns if the item is incomplete or returned without its original packaging. If items are returned in this condition they will be sent to the purchaser and invoices for the items will still be payable.