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Terms and Conditions

The following standard terms and conditions apply to every contract entered into by Blandon Systems (the Company) and cannot be altered except with the written consent of a director.

GENERAL DEFINITIONS

The Company means Blandon Systems Customer means the purchaser of the Goods Goods means any Goods and services supplied by Blandon Systems Our factory means our works or yard Blandon Systems,Unit 18,Daniels Ind Est, Bath Road, Stroud,Glos,Gl5 3TJ

PRICING

The price at which the Goods are supplied shall be the price in the Company's quote, which is valid for 30 days. All prices are subject to VAT at the rate in force at the time of completion. The Company reserves the right to increase the price of the Goods to reflect any increase in the cost to the Company which is due to any factor beyond the control of the Company such as: a) any increase in the cost price of materials and labour b) any alterations made to drawings or specifications c) Government Legislation, EC regulation All prices are E & OE ILLUSTRATIONS Photographs and other illustrations or advertising material produced by the Company are general representations of similar Goods but shall not be taken as necessarily representing the Goods, which form the basis of any contract.

DELAY IN DELIVERY OR COMPLETION

Any date named by the Company for delivery or completion is given in good faith and is intended as an estimate only and is not to be of the essence of the contract. The Customer shall nevertheless be bound to accept the Goods when available. The Company shall not be liable in any way in respect of late delivery, however caused nor shall late delivery be deemed to be a breach of contract.

DELAY IN COLLECTION

Unless otherwise agreed and stated in our order acceptance all Goods are sold ex-works from our factory. It shall be the responsibility of the Customer to collect the finished Goods within two weeks notification from us that the Goods are ready for collection, or within two weeks of the date requested in the initial order whichever is later. Failure to collect within this time will result in the Company being entitled to charge storage at the rate of £30 per Unit per week or part thereof. Similarly where Goods are to be delivered to the Customer the Company shall be entitled to charge for storage at the above rate. The Customer shall also be responsible for any other costs arising from the Customer's failure to comply with the agreed time of collection or delivery.

DELIVERY

Where the contract includes for Goods to be delivered by the Company, delivery shall mean delivered to the UK mainland address specified in the contract. Any machinery or special equipment required for unloading from our transport shall be at the Customers expense. All unloading is at the Customers risk.

EXPORT

In the case of Goods for export outside of mainland UK the Customer, by arrangement, shall inspect the Goods at our factory before despatch. We shall not be liable in respect of any claim made after shipment (including damage sustained in transit).

TITLE

The title to the Goods shall not pass to the Customer until the Company has received cleared payment in full of the price of the Goods. Until that time the Company shall be entitled to require the Customer to deliver up the Goods to the Company or to enter any premises where the Goods are stored and repossess the Goods.

RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTY

No person who is not a party to the contract between the Company and the Customer shall have any rights under that contract.

CANCELLATION OF PURCHASE ORDER

If the customer is to cancel a purchase order after agreement the customer will be liable to costs incurred to Blandon Systems plus additional 5% for administration charges

PAYMENT

The Customer shall pay the price of the Goods within the time laid out in the quotation. The time of payment of the price shall be of essence to the contract and if the Customer fails to pay by the due time then the Company shall be entitled to: a) cancel the contract or suspend any further deliveries to the Customer b) receive interest at the rate of 3% per month above HSBC Bank base rate c) repossess any Goods in respect of which payment is overdue and the Customer hereby grants an irrevocable right and licence to enter at any time any premises owned or occupied by the Customer for the purpose of repossessing and removing the Goods and to sever them from anything to which they may be attached and the Customer will indemnify the Company against liability for any damage occurring during such repossession and removal Delay in using Goods or defects discovered shall not entitle the Customer to delay payment in full.

WARRANTY AND LIABILITY

The Company guarantees a warranty period of 12 months following the date of invoice providing that: 1) the Customer notifies the Company in writing of the claim within 7 days giving full details of the alleged defect 2) the Customer returns the Goods at the Customer's cost to the Company for inspection/testing as a result of which the claim is found to be justified 3) the Company is satisfied that the Goods were used in accordance with the operating/service manual provided by the Company and the Goods have been effectively maintained and not overloaded In the case of an alleged defect in a component not manufactured by the Company, the original supplier will judge the alleged defect. In the event of a justified warranty claim the liability of the Company is limited to, at the option of the Company, replacing or repairing the Goods or faulty components. Alternatively, at the sole discretion of the Company credit may be given. The Company will deliver the repaired or new parts to the Customer free of charge within mainland UK. The Company is to be under no liability regards direct or indirect consequences of any defects or for stoppages or loss of use or damage of any description.

FORCE MAJEURE

If events beyond the Company's reasonable control prevent the Company from performing its obligations, the Company may without liability cancel the contract. Without prejudice to the foregoing such events include: a) act of God, explosion, fire, flood, tempest or accident b) war, threat of war, sabotage, terrorism, civil disturbance c) acts, restrictions, regulations, by-laws, prohibitions or measures of any kind on the part of governmental or local authority d) strikes, lock-outs or other industrial actions or trade disputes (whether involving the Company or a third party) e) difficulties in obtaining raw materials, labour, fuel or parts or power failure or breakdown in machinery RISK Risk in the goods shall pass to the customer upon delivery. JURISDICTION All contracts shall be interpreted according to the Law of England and any action arising out of a contract shall be presented in an English court.