TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. Application of Terms and Conditions
1.1 The Supplier shall supply, and the Customer OR Reseller shall purchase the Goods and Services in accordance with the quotation and sales order confirmation which shall be subject to these Terms and Conditions; and
1.2 The Contract shall be to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions subject to which any such quotation is accepted or purported to be accepted, or any such order is made or purported to be made, by the Customer or Reseller.
2. Definitions and Interpretation
In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
“Business Day” means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or bank holiday;
“Commencement Date” means the commencement date for the Contract as set out in the specified schedule;
“Confidential Information” means, in relation to either Party, information which is disclosed to that Party by the other Party pursuant to or in connection with this Agreement (whether orally or in writing or any other medium, and whether or not the information is expressly stated to be confidential or marked as such);
“Contract” means the contract for the purchase and sale of the Goods and supply of the Services under these Terms and Conditions;
“Contract Price” means the price stated in the Contract payable for the Goods;
“Customer” means the person who accepts a quotation or offer of the Supplier for the sale of the Goods and supply of the Services, or whose order for the Goods and Services is accepted by the Supplier;
“Delivery Date” means the date on which the Goods are to be delivered as stipulated in the Customer’s or Resellers order and accepted by the Supplier;
“End User” means the date on which the Goods are to be delivered as stipulated in the Customer’s or Resellers order and accepted by the Supplier;
“Goods” means the goods (including any instalment of the goods or any parts for them) which the Supplier is to supply in accordance with these Terms and Conditions;
“Month” means a calendar month;
“Reseller” means the organisation that resells the services or products to an end user
“Services” means the Services to be provided to the Customer or Reseller as set out in the specified schedule; and quotation
“Supplier” Means Cinos Limited, a company registered in England under 6414023 of 4.9 Frimley 4 Business Park,
Frimley, Surrey, GU16 7SG.
2.1 Unless the context otherwise requires, each reference in these Terms and Conditions to:
2.1.1 “writing”, and any cognate expression, includes a reference to any communication effected by electronic or facsimile transmission or similar means;
2.1.2 a statute or a provision of a statute is a reference to that statute or provision as amended or re-enacted at the relevant time;
2.1.3 “these Terms and Conditions” is a reference to these Terms and Conditions and any Schedules as amended or supplemented at the relevant time;
2.1.4 a Schedule is a schedule to these Terms and Conditions; and
2.1.5 a Clause or paragraph is a reference to a Clause of these Terms and Conditions (other than the Schedules) or a paragraph of the relevant Schedule.
2.1.6 a “Party” or the “Parties” refer to the parties to these Terms and Conditions.
2.2 The headings used in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and shall have no effect upon the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions.
2.3 Words imparting the singular number shall include the plural and vice versa.
2.4 References to any gender shall include the other gender.
3. Basis of Sale and Service
3.1 The Supplier’s employees or agents are not authorised to make any representations concerning the Goods or Services unless confirmed by the Supplier in writing. In entering into the Contract, the Customer or Reseller acknowledges that it does not rely on, and waives any claim for breach of, any such representations which are not so confirmed.
3.2 No variation to these Terms and Conditions shall be binding unless agreed in writing between the authorised representatives of the Customer or Reseller and the Supplier.
3.3 Sales literature, price lists and other documents issued by the Supplier in relation to the Goods and Services are subject to alteration without notice and do not constitute offers to sell the Goods which are capable of acceptance. No contract for the sale of the Goods and Services shall be binding on the Supplier unless the Supplier has issued a quotation which is expressed to be an offer to sell the Goods and Services or has accepted an order placed by the Customer or Reseller by whichever is the earlier of:
3.3.1 the Supplier’s written acceptance;
3.3.2 delivery of the Goods;
3.3.3 provision of the Services; or
3.3.4 the Supplier’s invoice.
3.4 Any typographical, clerical or other accidental errors or omissions in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance of offer, invoice or other document or information issued by the Supplier shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of the Supplier.
4. The Goods
4.1 No order submitted by the Customer or Reseller shall be deemed to be accepted by the Supplier unless and until confirmed in writing by the Supplier’s authorised representative.
4.2 The specification for the Goods shall be that set out in the Supplier’s sales documentation unless varied expressly in the Customer’s or Resellers order (if such variation(s) is/are accepted by the Supplier). The Goods will only be supplied in the minimum units thereof stated in the Supplier’s price list or in multiples of those units. Orders received for quantities other than these will be adjusted accordingly
4.3 Illustrations, photographs or descriptions whether in catalogues, brochures, price lists or other documents issued by the Supplier are intended as a guide only and shall not be binding on the Supplier.
4.4 The Supplier reserves the right to make any changes in the specification of the Goods which are required to conform with any applicable safety or other statutory or regulatory requirements or, where the Goods are to be supplied to the Customer’s or Resellers specification, which do not materially affect their quality or performance.
4.5 No order which has been accepted by the Supplier may be cancelled by the Customer or Reseller except with the agreement in writing of the Supplier on the terms that the Customer or Reseller shall indemnify the Supplier in full against all loss (including loss of profit), costs (including the cost of all labour and materials used), damages, charges and expenses incurred by the Supplier as a result of such cancellation.
5. The Services
5.1 With effect from the Commencement Date the Supplier shall, in consideration of the price being paid in accordance with Clauses 6 and 7 will provide the Services expressly identified in the quotation or specified schedule.
5.2 The Supplier will use reasonable care and skill to perform the Services identified in the quotation or specified schedule.
5.3 The Supplier shall use its reasonable endeavours to complete its obligations under the Contract, but time will not be of the essence in the performance of such obligations.
6.1 The price of the Goods and Services shall be the price listed in the Supplier’s quotation current at the date of acceptance of the Customer’s or Resellers order or such other price as may be agreed in writing by the Supplier and the Customer or Reseller.
6.2 Where the Supplier has quoted a price for the Goods this will be valid for 30 (Thirty) days only or such lesser time as the Supplier may specify.
6.3 The Supplier reserves the right, by giving written notice to the Customer or Reseller at any time before delivery or provision, to increase the price of the Goods and/or Services to reflect any increase in the cost to the Supplier which is due to any factor beyond the control of the Supplier (including, without limitation, any foreign exchange fluctuation, currency regulation, alteration of duties, significant increase in the costs of labour, materials or other costs of manufacture), any change in delivery dates, quantities or specifications for the Goods and services which are requested by the Customer or Reseller, or any delay caused by any instructions of the Customer or Reseller or failure of the Customer or Reseller to give the Supplier adequate information or instructions.
6.4 Except as otherwise stated under the terms of any quotation or specified schedule or in any price list of the Supplier, and unless otherwise agreed in writing between the Customer or Reseller and the Supplier, all prices are inclusive of the Supplier’s charges for packaging and transport.
6.5 The price is exclusive of any applicable value added tax, excise, sales taxes or levies of a similar nature which are imposed or charged by any competent fiscal authority in respect of the Goods and Services, which the Customer or Reseller shall be additionally liable to pay to the Supplier.
7.1 Subject to any special terms agreed in writing between the Customer or Reseller and the Supplier, the Supplier shall invoice the Customer or Reseller for the price of the Goods and Services on or at any time after delivery of the Goods and/or the Provision of the Services (as applicable), unless, in the case of Goods, the Goods are to be collected by the Customer or Reseller or the Customer or Reseller wrongfully fails to take delivery of the Goods, in which event the Supplier shall be entitled to invoice the Customer or reseller for the price at any time after the Supplier has notified the Customer or Reseller that the Goods are ready for collection or (as the case may be) the Supplier has tendered delivery of the Goods.
7.2 The Customer or Reseller shall pay the price of the Goods (less any discount or credit allowed by the Supplier, but without any other deduction, credit or set off) within 30 (Thirty) Business Days of the date of the Supplier’s invoice or otherwise in accordance with such credit terms as may have been agreed in writing between the Customer or Reseller and the Supplier in respect of the Contract. Payment shall be made on the due date notwithstanding that delivery or provision may not have taken place and/or that the property in the Goods has not passed to the Customer or Reseller. The time for the payment of the price shall be of the essence of the Contract. Receipts for payment will be issued only upon request.
7.3 All payments shall be made to the Supplier as indicated on the form of acceptance or invoice issued by the Supplier.
7.4 The Supplier is not obliged to accept orders from any Customer or Reseller or buyer who has not supplied the Supplier with references satisfactory to the Supplier. If at any time the Supplier is not satisfied as to the creditworthiness of the Customer or Reseller it may give notice in writing to the Customer or Reseller that no further credit will be allowed to the Customer or Reseller in which event no further goods or services will be delivered or provided to the Customer or Reseller other than against cash payment and notwithstanding sub-Clause 7.2 of these conditions, all amounts owing by the Customer or Reseller to the Supplier shall be immediately payable in cash.
8. Delivery and Performance
8.1 Delivery of the Goods shall be made by the Supplier delivering the Goods to the place specified in the quotation or specified schedule or, if no place of delivery is so specified, by the Customer or Reseller collecting the Goods at the Supplier’s premises at any time after the Supplier has notified the Customer or Reseller that the Goods are ready for collection.
8.2 The Delivery Date is approximate only and time for delivery shall not be of the essence unless previously agreed by the Supplier in writing. The Goods may be delivered by the Supplier in advance of the Delivery Date upon giving reasonable notice to the Customer or Reseller.
8.3 If the Customer or Reseller fails to take delivery of the Goods or any part of them on the Delivery Date and/or fails to provide any instructions, documents, licences, consents or authorisations required to enable the Goods to be delivered on that date, the Supplier shall be entitled upon giving written notice to the Customer or Reseller to store or arrange for the storage of the Goods and then notwithstanding the provisions of sub-Clause 10.1 risk in the Goods shall pass to the Customer or Reseller, delivery shall be deemed to have taken place and the Customer or Reseller shall pay to the Supplier all costs and expenses including storage and insurance charges arising from such failure.
8.4 With effect from the Commencement Date the Supplier shall, in consideration of the price being paid in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and the quotation or specified schedule provide the Services expressly identified in the quotation or specified schedule.