1 “Buyer” means the person firm or company placing an order with the Seller.
1.2 “Seller” means Saturn Super Distribution Ltd.
1.3 “Goods” means all goods and materials which are subject at the Buyers order or which are to be supplied to the Buyer by the Seller under these Conditions of Sale.
1.4 “Contract” means the Contract formed by the Seller’s acceptance at the Buyer’s order.
1.5 "WEEE" means waste electrical and electronic equipment as defined In the WEEE Regulations.
1.6 WEEE Regulations means The Waste Electrical and Electronic Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/3289).
Formation Of Contract
2.1 There shall be no binding agreement between the Seller and the Buyer until the Seller accepts the Buyer’s order, our records of any order placed by the buyer verbally shall be conclusive.
2.2 All orders are accepted subject to the Seller’s Conditions of Sale. No terms or conditions put forward by the Buyer shall be binding on the Seller.
2.3 The Buyer agrees that these Conditions of Sale and any specific details stated on the face of the acceptance of order form constitute the entire understanding between the parties hereto and that there are no representations, warranties, conditions terms or obligations, whether written or oral express or implied, by customer or otherwise other than those contained herein.
2.4 The Seller reserves the right to charge for any changes made by the Buyer to the Contract.
3.1 Unless otherwise expressly agreed to the contrary, the Goods shall be sold and invoiced at the Seller’s prices in effect at the time of shipment of the Goods. The Seller’s prices are exclusive of all taxes, duties and delivery charges. The cost of delivery arranged by the Seller pursuant to Clause 5.4 shall be for the account of the Buyer and shall be set out on the Seller’s invoice.
4.1 Unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing, payment including carriage charges and applicable VAT shall be made in cash or by cheque in pounds sterling with the order. At the discretion of the Seller and subject to the provision of satisfactory references, payment may be made in pounds sterling within 30 days from the last day of the month of invoice.
4.2 Without prejudice to the Sellers other rights, including the right in any event to sue for the price immediately payment becomes due whether or not property in the Goods has passed, the Seller reserves the right to charge interest to be added to the amount of any delayed payment at the rate of three per cent (3%) per month or part of a month until payment in full has been received.
4.3 The Buyer shall not be entitled to withhold payment of any amount due under the Contract in respect of any disputed claim for damage to the Goods or in respect of any other alleged breach of contract by the Seller nor shall the Buyer be entitled to set-off any monies for which the Seller disputes liability against any amount due or payable by the Buyer under the Contract.
4.4 The Seller shall be entitled to cancel the Contract if the Buyer shall suffer any distress or execution to be levied on its goods or if it makes any arrangement with its creditors or enters into liquidation, whether compulsory or voluntary, except for the purpose of amalgamation or reconstruction, has a receiver appointed of any of its property or assets, or if the Buyer being an individual, shall commit an act of bankruptcy or have a receiving order made against him.
4.5 If any payment is not made when due, the Seller shall be entitled to suspend further deliveries under this, or any other contract with the Buyer and to cancel this Contract in whole or in part without prejudice to its other rights and without incurring any liability to the Buyer.
4.6 Goods returned to the Seller for repair which are not collected within three months of repair will be sold or scrapped at the Sellers discretion.
5.1 Whilst the Seller will use its best endeavours to avoid delay, the Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer for any loss or damage, whether direct indirect or consequential. If it is delayed or prevented from delivering the Goods or otherwise performing its contractual obligations due to force majeure, act of God, natural disasters, fire, flood, explosion or earthquake, serious accidents, prohibition or limitation of exports or imports, any act of government, war, insurrection notes, strikes or labour disturbances, (whether at the Sellers works or elsewhere). shortages of materials or any other cause or event whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of the Seller.
5.2 In the event of the occurrence of any of the causes or events mentioned in Clause 5.1 above, the Seller may at its option either suspend performance or, cancel the Contract or so much of it as remains unperformed without liability for any loss and without prejudice to the Sellers rights to receive payment of the price of all Goods previously delivered, or work already done.
5.3 Seller may make delivery by instalments unless otherwise agreed. Failure by the Buyer to accept or pay for any instalment may be treated by the Seller as a repudiation of the Contract.
5.4 Unless otherwise specified in the Sellers quotation or acceptance of order, the Seller shall arrange delivery of the Goods to the Buyer’s premises or any other delivery point indicated in the Contract and shall insure the Goods to the point of delivery. The costs of such delivery and insurance shall be for the account of the Buyer and shall be set out on the Seller’s invoice.
5.5 No claim for damage to the Goods may be made unless notified in writing to the Seller and the carrier within three working days of the receipt of the Goods by the Buyer.
5.6 Claims for non-delivery must be made within three days of the advised date of despatch of the Goods.
5.7 Unique Goods shall not be returned or orders relating to them shall not be cancelled or rescheduled in any circumstances whatsoever. Standard Goods may be returned for credit and orders relating to their payment be cancelled or rescheduled at the sole discretion of the Seller. A cancellation charge equal to 25 per cent (25%) of the purchase price of the standard Goods subject to cancellation rescheduling or return and eight weeks prior written notice will normally be required.
6.1 It the Seller arranges delivery pursuant to Clause 5.4 the Goods shall be at the Buyer’s risk immediately on delivery to the Buyers premises or any other delivery point indicated in the Contract.
6.2 If the Buyer arranges the carriage of the Goods from the Sellers premises, the Goods shall be at the Buyer’s risk immediately on delivery to the carrier and the Buyer must insure the Goods accordingly.
Reservation of title
The Seller shall retain title to the Goods until it has received payment in full of all sums due in connection with the supply of all goods to the Buyer at anytime. For these purposes the Seller has only received a payment when the amount of that payment is irrevocably credited to its bank account.
7.2 If any item of Goods owned by the Seller is attached to, mixed with, or incorporated into other goods not owned by the Seller, and is not identifiable or separable from the resulting composite or mixed goods title to the resulting composite or mixed goods shall vest in the Seller and shall be retained by the Seller for as long as and on the same terms as those on which it would have retained title to the Goods in question.
7.3 The Buyer shall store goods owned by the Seller in such a way that they are clearly identifiable as the Sellers property shall maintain records of such goods identifying them as the Sellers property, or the persons to whom it sells or disposes of such goods and of the payments made by such persons for such goods, it will allow the Seller to inspect these records and the goods themselves on request. All Goods supplied by the Seller in the Buyer’s possession shall be presumed to belong to the Seller (unless the Buyer can prove otherwise).
7.4 The Seller shall be entitled to trace the proceeds of sale and any insurance proceeds received in respect of goods owned by the Seller. Such proceeds shall be paid into a separate bank account and shall be held by the Buyer on trust for the Seller.
7.5 If the Buyer fails to make any payments to the Seller when due, enters into bankruptcy, liquidation or a composition with its creditors, has a receiver or manager appointed over all or part of its assets, or becomes Insolvent or if the Seller has reasonable cause to believe that any of these events is likely to occur, the Seller shall have the right without prejudice to any other remedies:
7.5.1 to enter without prior notice any premises where goods owned by it may be, and to repossess and dispose of any goods owned by it so as to discharge any sums owed to it by the Buyer.
7.5.2 to require the Buyer to not resell or part with possession of any goods owned by the Seller until the Buyer has paid in full all sums owed by it to the Seller.
7.5.3 to withhold delivery of any undelivered Contract Goods and stop any Contract Goods and stop any Contract Goods in transit.
Unless the Seller expressly elects otherwise any contract between it and the Buyer for the supply of Contract Goods shall remain in existence notwithstanding any exercise by the Seller of its rights under this clause.
From the time at which risk passes under the provisions of Clause 6 hereof the Buyer shall keep the Goods fully insured against all risks including, but not limited to, damage in shipment until final payment is made.
9.1 Unless otherwise notified in writing to the Buyer, the Seller warrants to the Buyer that the Goods sold hereunder will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year from the date of receipt thereof by the Buyer. The Seller agrees that after prior written notice from the Buyer of such defects it shall refund the purchase price, repair or replace, at the Sellers option, any such Goods (or parts thereof) which its examination discloses to have been defective and which are returned to the Seller’s premises, transportation charges prepaid, during the warranty period. The Seller shall have no liability under this warranty for Goods damaged due to incorrect storage or operation by the Buyer or other misuse.
9.2 There are no warranties, express or implied, or merchantability or of fitness for a particular purpose, or of any other kind, except those made in Clause 9.1 hereof. In particular, and to the extent permissible by law, all conditions and warranties which would otherwise be implied by statute or under the common law hereby excluded.
9.3 Except to the extent of the Seller’s responsibility expressly undertaken in these Conditions of Sale the Buyer shall fully indemnify the Seller in respect of all actions, suits, claims, demands, costs, charges or expenses arising from damage to or destruction of property, personal Injury or death whether caused by the Seller, Its servants, agents or sub-contractors in executing the Contract of howsoever caused.
Nothing in this Contract shall have the effect of excluding or limiting liability under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 to a person who has suffered damage caused by a defective product, or to a dependent or relative of such a person.
The Seller shall under no circumstances be liable for any indirect, consequential or incidental damages arising either from breach of any of the warranties contained in this Agreement or from any cause whatsoever.
The Seller shall be entitled and shall be afforded the facilities to inspect and test the goods or products into which the goods have been incorporated and the seller shall be under no liability if such Goods or products are found upon examinition by the Seller not to be in accordance with the specification and the Seller shall be entitled to recover from the Buyer the Seller's reasonable charges for any such inspection or testing;
the Seller shall be under no liability under such warranty (or any other warranty, condition or guarantee) if the total price for the Goods has not been paid by the due date for payment;
such warranty does not extend to parts, materials or equipment not manufactured by the Seller, in respect of which the Buyer shall only be entitled to the benefit of such warranty or guarantee as is given by the manufacturer to the Seller.
10.1 The Customer shall:
101.1 be responsible for financing the collection, treatment, recovery and environmentally sound disposal of:
10.1.1.1 all WEEE arising or deriving from the Products; and
10.1.1.2 all WEEE arising or deriving from products placed on the market prior to 13 August 2005 where such products are to be replaced by the Products and the Products are of an equivalent type or are fulfilling the same function as that of such products:
10.1 2 comply with all additional obligations placed upon the Customer by the WEEE Regulations by virtue of the Customer accepting the responsibility set out in clause 10.1.1: and
10.1 .3 provide the Sellers WEEE compliance scheme operator with such data. documents, information and other assistance as such scheme operator may from time to time reasonably require to enable such operator to satisty the obligations assumed by it as a result of the Seller’s membership of the operators compliance scheme.
10.2 The Customer shall be responsible for all costs and expenses arising from and relating to its obligations in clause 10.1.
10.3 Further information in respect of the arrangements set out in clause 10.1 can be found at www.electrolink.eu.com by clicking on the WEEE FINAL USERS’ button and quoting WEEE registration number WEEE/BD0061TU where prompted.
No relaxation, forbearance or delay by the Seller in enforcing any of the terms and conditions herein shall prejudice, affect or restrict the rights at the Seller hereunder, nor shall any waiver by the Seller or any breach operate as a waiver of any subsequent or continuing breach thereof.
Amendments or Variations
No amendments to or variations of this Contract or any part thereof shall be valid as against the Seller unless it is in writing and signed by a duly authorised representative of the Seller.
Headings to the Clauses in these Conditions of Sale are inserted for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the construction thereof.
If any provision in these Conditions of Sale (or part) shall be found to be invalid, ineffective or unenforceable, the invalidity, ineffectiveness or unenforceability of such provision (or part thereof) shall not affect any other provision (or remainder of the provision of which such invalid, ineffective or unenforceable part forms part). Accordingly all provisions (Or parts thereof) not affected by such invalidity, ineffectiveness or unenforceability shall remain in full force and effect.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
All contracts incorporating these Conditions of Sale shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and the Buyer agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.