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Artbloc Company Ltd. Terms and Conditions of Sale
 

Price

All prices will be those ruling at the date of order and those quoted. ArtBloc price lists do not constitute an offer. All prices are exclusive of any applicable value-added tax, which the customer shall be additionally liable to pay to ArtBloc. Uncontrollable events and delays In case of delays caused by circumstances beyond the control of ArtBloc or ArtBloc suppliers, ArtBloc shall have the right to either suspend deliveries without notice or cancel the contract without liability. By way of illustration and not of limitation, the following are to be treated as uncontrollable events: strike, lockout, riot, revolution, mobilisation , war, epidemic, official regulations, transportation difficulties, working difficulties, machine breakdowns, fires, failure of suppliers, or other causes, whether similar or not.

Law of the contract

In the case of legal disputes, the law and the courts of England shall apply.

Customer order conditions

Any provisions of the customer's order which conflict with, or are in addition to, the general terms and conditions of sale and conditions of sale or any special terms of business shall be excluded. Consequences of the non-application of a clause in the present Terms and Conditions of Sale. Should any of these general terms of business and conditions of sale be inapplicable, this would not imply that the rest of the present terms do not remain valid.

Verbal agreements

Any verbal agreement which does not conform to the present terms, shall not be binding on ArtBloc unless it has been confirmed by ArtBloc in writing.

Credit and payment

a. Unless otherwise agreed, the granting of credit facilities is made on the condition that payment is received by ArtBloc at the postal address referred to above, 14 days after the date of invoice, and ArtBloc reserves the right to withdraw credit facilities forthwith if this condition is not observed. b. ArtBloc may charge interest on overdue accounts until the date of actual payment at the monthly rate of 2% of the overdue balance, such amount being payable without prejudice to ArtBloc's other rights and before as well as after judgement . c. Where a customer elects to make a payment by credit card, ArtBloc Company Ltd. will charge a 2% surcharge on the value of the items purchased. Delivery a. Products supplied by ArtBloc are delivered at the risk of ArtBloc, unless a customer stipulates a special method of delivery, in which event Products are delivered at the risk of the customer and an extra charge may be made for delivery. b. Any stated delivery date constitutes only a warranty by ArtBloc to use reasonable endeavours to affect delivery by or about that date. No liability will be accepted by ArtBloc for failure to meet delivery dates, however caused. c. In any event, any liability for loss or damage in the course of delivery shall in all circumstances whatsoever be limited (at the option of ArtBloc) to the repair or replacement of the Products concerned or to the crediting of the customer with the invoice value of such Products. d. In the event of damage, the customer must advise A rtBloc of any such damage, within 48 hours of delivery. No claim for damage will be allowed if advice is beyond this time limit.

Limitation of liability

ArtBloc will repair or at its option, replace or credit the customer with the invoice value of any Products found to be defective or faulty in all circumstances whatsoever the liability of ArtBloc, in respect of any failure to comply with the contract or other breach of duty shall be limited to such repair, replacement or credit.

Returns procedure

Product may only be returned to ArtBloc after first obtaining ArtBloc's agreement to do so. Whenever ArtBloc agrees to accept goods for return, it will do so by issuing a Returns Material Authorisation (RMA) number. ArtBloc delivery carriers are not authorised to collect Products for return without an appropriate reference number and any items received at Artbloc's warehouses that do not clearly display an authorised RMA number will be rejected. All returns must be completed within 10 working days of the issue of an RMA number.

Dead on arrival (DOA)

Any product that has been received by an end-user and deemed to be non-working or faulty, within 10 days from date of end-user invoice, is deemed to be DOA. Provided the defect is confirmed by ArtBloc technical support and the end-user proof of purchase date is supplied, such products will be replaced for a new unit, stocks permitting or for a purchase price credit, where stocks are no longer available. Any products exceeding this 10 day period and/or that were originally purchased from ArtBloc over a period greater than 6 months (hardware) will not qualify for replacement or credit and will fall under the standard warranty terms and conditions of the manufacturer. Warranty

Damaged goods

Any products received visibly damaged must be notified, in writing or via-email, to ArtBloc within 48 hours of receipt. All such units will be replaced provided the damage was incurred prior to receipt by either the customer or the customers carrier.

Receiving errors

Receipts of incorrect shipments must be notified, in writing or via e-mail, to ArtBloc within 5 working days of ArtBloc invoice date. All such disputes will be resolved through arbitration using all the information available at that time e.g. proof of delivery.

Title and risk

Until full payment has been received by ArtBloc for all products whatsoever, supplied at any time by ArtBloc to the customer. a. property of the Products shall remain in ArtBloc; b. the customer shall store the Products in such a way that they can be readily identified as being the property of ArtBloc, and at all times in accordance with ArtBloc's recommendations; c. subject to (d) and (e) below, the customer shall be at liberty in its own name (but not on behalf of or in the name of ArtBloc) to sell the Products in the ordinary course of business, on the basis that the proceeds of sale shall be the property of and held on trust for ArtBloc; d. ArtBloc may at any time suspend or revoke the customer's power of sale by notice to the customer if the customer is in default for longer than 14 days in payment of any sum whatsoever due to ArtBloc or if any Bill of Exchange, cheque or other negotiable instrument drawn or accepted or endorsed by the customer in favour of ArtBloc is dishonoured on presentation for payment; e. the customer's power of sale shall automatically come to an end if a Receiver is appointed over any of the assets or the undertaking of the customer or a Winding Up Order is made against the customer or the customer goes into voluntary liquidation (otherwise than for the purpose of reconstruction or amalgamation) or causes a meeting of, or makes any arrangement or composition with creditors or commits any act of bankruptcy; f. upon revocation or determination of the customer's power of sale under (d) or (e), the customer shallplace the Products at the disposal of ArtBloc, which shall be entitled to enter upon any premises of the customer for the purpose of removing such Products from the premises; Where payment is made by cheque, ArtBloc shall not be deemed to have received payment until the cheque has been cleared. Not withstanding the foregoing, risk in the Products shall pass to the customer on delivery except where the customer requires a special method of shipment in which case risk shall pass to the customer when the Products leave ArtBloc premises. Product information The customer shall ensure that any safety information of whatever kind provided by ArtBloc in relation the Products supplied is passed, where the Products are supplied for use at work, to the customer's employees or, where the Products are supplied for resale to the subsequent purchaser the customer shall not alter, mask or remove any such safety information from the Products.

Amendments

ArtBloc reserves the right to alter or amend these General Terms and Conditions of Sale for any particular class of Products or customer

 
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