In these conditions of sale (hereinafter referred to as the “Conditions”):
“Contract” means a contract between Us and You for the supply of Goods and arising pursuant to Your written acceptance of Our quotation or otherwise by written or verbal agreement between Us and You, incorporating these Conditions and any Special Conditions;
“Goods” means products agreed in the Contract to be supplied to You by Us;
“Special Conditions” means all specific conditions relating to the supply of Goods to You contained in or referred to in Our quotation or otherwise set out in a written agreement between Us and You. If there is a conflict between these Conditions and the Special Conditions then the Special Conditions shall prevail;
“We/Us” means Kenwood Limited (Company Registration No. 0872044) having a place of business at New Lane, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 2NH; and
“You/Your” means the person, firm or company who purchases the Goods from Us
2.1 The Contract shall be on these Conditions including any Special Conditions, to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions and no amendment or variation to any provision of the Contract shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by or on behalf of each of Us and You. For the avoidance of doubt, acceptance by Us of Your order shall not imply acceptance of any terms and conditions accompanying or endorsed upon any such order.
2.2 Any quotation is issued on the basis that no contract will come into existence until You accept Our quotation in writing or We otherwise enter into a written agreement with You.
2.3 The terms contained in any quotation will usually remain fixed if a Contract in respect of it is made within twenty eight (28) days of the date of the quotation, provided that We have not previously withdrawn it.
2.4 We will be under no liability to You until We receive Your written acceptance of Our quotation or We otherwise enter into a written agreement with You.
2.5 Any advice or recommendation given by Us or Our employees, agents or sub-contractors in connection with Goods which is not confirmed in writing is followed or acted upon entirely at Your own risk, and We shall not be liable for any advice or recommendation which is not so confirmed
3. Prices & Payment
3.1 Prices invoiced to You will be those current at the date of despatch. Errors and omissions in respect of any price are subject to correction by Us within a reasonable time.
3.2 All prices are exclusive of value added tax, insurance and the costs of loading, unloading and installation all of which amounts You will pay in addition when You are due to pay for the Goods.
3.3 We may invoice You for Goods or any instalment of the Goods at any time after Goods or any instalment of the Goods are delivered and payment for Goods shall be made in the currency in which you are invoiced by Us within thirty (30) days of Our invoice.
3.4 Time for payment shall be of the essence and failure by You to pay in accordance with this Condition shall entitle Us, without prejudice to Our rights to damages, to suspend any deliveries of Goods or to cancel the Contract and any other current contracts that We may have with You.
3.5 In addition to Our rights under Condition 3.4, You shall be liable to pay interest (compounded monthly) on any amounts outstanding (both before and after judgement) at the rate of three per cent (3%) above the base rate of Barclays Bank Plc for the time being in force, accruing on a daily basis until payment is made.
4.1 Time of delivery shall not be of the essence of the Contract and any delivery date provided shall be an estimate only. We reserve the right to extend times for deliveries by reasonable periods if the delay is due to an event beyond our reasonable control (an “event of Force Majeure”).
4.2 If You require advance notice of the approximate time of delivery, this must be set out in writing on Your order.
4.3 The place of delivery shall be at Your usual place of business.
4.4 If for any reason You fail to accept delivery of Goods when they are ready for delivery, or We are unable to deliver Goods on time because You have not provided appropriate delivery instructions or other information, then at that time:
(a) the risk in such Goods will pass to You;
(b) the Goods will be deemed to have been delivered;
(c) We may store the Goods until actual delivery in which case You will be liable for all related costs and expenses (including, without limitation, storage and insurance); and
(d) the full price for the Goods together with any sums to be applied pursuant to Condition 3.2 shall become immediately due.
4.5 Our liability for non-delivery of Goods shall be limited to re-delivering the Goods within a reasonable time or issuing a credit note against any invoice raised for such Goods.
4.6 Subject to the other provisions of these Conditions, We will not be liable for any loss (including loss of profit), costs, damages, charges or expenses caused directly or indirectly by any delay in the delivery of Goods nor will any delay entitle You to terminate or rescind the Contract unless such delay exceeds one hundred and eighty (180) days.