ChamSys Terms & Conditions
Every quotation, pro-forma invoice, price list or other similar document made or issued by ChamSys Ltd ("the company") is made or issued subject to these General Terms and Conditions of Sale. These terms and conditions do not affect consumers' statutory rights as contained in current legislation governing the relationship between consumers and businesses.
The Company means ChamSys Ltd. The Customer, or You, means the account applicant or person who buys or agrees to buy goods from the company.
You agree to be of legal age to purchase and/or use any product that must adhere to official or recommended age ratings.
Acceptance of Orders
No order resulting from any quotation, pro-forma invoice, price list or other similar document made or issued by the company shall be binding unless and until it is accepted by the company. The company at its absolute discretion may accept or reject any order whether on account of the equipment being no longer available or for any other reason whatsoever.
The company warrants that the goods will be at the time of delivery correspond to the description given by the company. It is the responsibility of the customer to check the compatibility and suitability of goods for any particular purpose before ordering . The company hereby reserves the right to make without notice such minor modifications in specifications, designs or materials as it may deem necessary or desirable by experience.
The contract will be deemed as active once payment has been received by the company.
All prices are exclusive of VAT and charges for packing, postage and carriage plus VAT which shall be paid in addition.
Customers may cancel their order at any time prior to despatch by contacting the Sales Department in writing. If payment has been made by cheque a refund will be issued within 14 days of written receipt of the cancellation order.
Whilst every reasonable effort shall be made to keep to any delivery date, time of delivery shall not be of the essence and the company shall not be liable for any losses, costs, damages or expenses incurred by the customer or any other person or company arising directly or indirectly out of any failure to meet any estimated delivery date. The risk in the goods shall pass from the company to the customer upon delivery of such goods to the customer.
Non EU Customers are responsible for paying all relevant import duties. ChamSys will not be held responsible in any way for delays caused by non payment of import duties.
Duty to inspect and notify
The Customer has the duty to inspect the goods delivered for any apparent defects that an average customer would notice. Apparent defects also include missing accessories, any considerable, easily visible damage to the goods and any cases when either the wrong goods or insufficient quantities were delivered. The supplier is to be notified in writing of such obvious defects within 4 weeks from delivery.
The supplier is to be notified by the user of any hidden defects within 4 weeks after their detection.
In case of non-compliance with this duty to inspect and notify, the goods shall be considered approved “as is” by the Customer with regard to the defect concerned.
Ownership and Risk
The risk in the goods shall pass from the company to the customer upon delivery of such goods to the customer. However, notwithstanding delivery and the passing of risk in the goods, title and property in the goods, including full legal and beneficial ownership, shall not pass to the customer until the company has received in cash or cleared funds, payment in full for all goods delivered to the customer under this and all other contracts between the company and the customer for which payment of the full price of the goods there under has not been paid. Payment of the full price of the goods shall include the amount of any interest or other sum payable under the terms of this and all other contracts between the company and the customer under which the goods were delivered.
Warranty & Returns
All products except consumables and input devices, are covered by our own 24 month return to base warranty. If you wish to return any faulty item you must first contact our Support Department and obtain a RMA Number. The warranty is non-transferable.
Any warranties for defects shall become void if the Seller’s operating and maintenance instructions are not complied with, if modifications are made to the goods delivered, or if replacement parts or consumables are used that do not meet the original specifications.
Should any equipment malfunction as a result of abnormal environmental factors (including without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing mains power transients or dropouts, electromagnetic interference, extremes of humidity, vibration, electro-static damage , temperature or pressure or chemical corrosion then all costs incurred by the company in repairing such equipment and investigating the causes of the malfunction shall be payable to the company.
The company will not be liable for any breach of agreement, for delay or failure to perform if the delay or failure is due to acts of God, civil commotion, riots, floods, drought , fire, legislation or other cause beyond the companies reasonable control. This does not affect your statutory rights. If the company choose not to enforce a right under this agreement, that decision will not prevent the enforcement of other rights, or the same right on a later occasion.
Under no circumstances shall the company be responsible for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages.
Your contract is with:
Company Registration No: 4705608
VAT Number: GB 816 2677 18
Telephone: +44 2380 238 666
If you have any questions or complaints regarding the company, these can be addressed to the Support Manager at the above address.
Details of the specification, price and arrangements for payment of the goods purchased by distance selling are available on our web site, in our company publications and will also be provided on invoices despatched with order.
Business Terms and Conditions
The Buyer means the account applicant or person who buys or agrees to buy goods from the seller. The seller means ChamSys Ltd. Conditions means the conditions of sale set out in this document and any special conditions agreed in writing by the seller. Goods means any goods or services offered for sale by the Seller from time to time.
These conditions shall apply to all contracts for the sale of goods by the seller to the buyer to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions including any which the buyer may purport to apply under any purchase order, confirmation of order or similar document.
No variation or addition to these conditions shall be effective unless agreed in writing by the seller.
No contract for the sale of goods shall arise until the seller despatches the goods to the buyer or the buyer notifies the seller in writing of its acceptance of the seller's quotation (whichever shall first occur).
Acceptance of delivery of goods shall be deemed conclusive evidence of the buyer's acceptance of these conditions.
Nothing in these conditions shall affect the statutory rights of any consumer.
The price shall be that on the seller's current list price (or if applicable, the price contained in the seller's quotation).
The seller reserves the right to revise prices prior to despatch of goods to reflect any direct or indirect increase in costs . If the seller revises the price the buyer must be informed prior to despatch and have the option to cancel the order. If the buyer cancels the order due to price revision any money they have paid will be refunded in full.
All prices are exclusive of VAT and charges for packing, postage and carriage plus VAT which shall be paid in addition.
Payment must be made in full before despatch of any goods unless credit arrangements have been agreed by the seller.
In the case of sales where credit has been agreed by the seller, payment is due in full on the terms of credit agreed which shall not be more than 30 days from the date of invoice. Time for payment shall be of the essence and any failure to pay shall entitle the seller at its option to treat the contract as repudiated by the buyer or to delay delivery until paid (in addition to any other remedy).
If any act or proceedings shall be commenced in which the buyer's solvency is concerned, all moneys under any transaction covered by these conditions shall become immediately due and payable.
Warranty and Liability
The seller warrants that the goods will be at the time of delivery correspond to the description given by the seller. Except where the buyer is dealing as a consumer (as defined in the unfair contract terms act 1977, section 12) all other warranties , conditions or terms relating to fitness for purpose, merchantability or condition of the goods, whether implied by statute, common law or otherwise are excluded and the buyer warrants that the buyer is satisfied as to the suitability of the goods for the buyer's purpose. The warranty is non-transferable.
Whilst every reasonable effort shall be made to keep to any delivery date, time of delivery shall not be of the essence and the seller shall not be liable for any losses, costs , damages or expenses incurred by the buyer or any other person or company arising directly or indirectly out of any failure to meet any estimated delivery date. Should the seller fail to deliver goods on an agreed delivery date the buyer shall have the right to cancel the order and receive a full refund of any monies paid to the seller.
Failure by the buyer to pay for any instalment or delivery when due shall entitle the seller to withhold further deliveries and the buyer shall be liable for any costs incurred by the seller relating to such goods which the seller is then entitled to withhold.
Delivery of the goods shall be made to buyer's address and the buyer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the goods whenever they are tendered for delivery.
Ownership and Risk
The risk in goods shall pass to the buyer when either the buyer receives the goods or a contract is made but the goods are kept at the seller's premises at the buyer's request.
The seller remains the owner of the goods affected by the contract until the seller has been paid in full for such goods.
If any payment due under these conditions is overdue in whole or in part, the seller may without prejudice to any of its other rights recover and/or re-sell the goods or any of them and may enter the buyer's premises, with his permission hereby confirmed as a condition of contract, by its servants or agents to recover the goods and the buyer shall be liable for all the seller's costs of so doing.
If the buyer is a consumer and wishes to reject any of the goods which are not in accordance with the contract, the buyer must promptly gives notice of rejection to the seller and make the goods available for collection by the seller.
In the case of any other sale the buyer shall inspect the goods immediately upon delivery and shall notify the seller within five days of delivery if the goods are damaged or do not comply with the contract. If the buyer fails to do this, he is deemed to have accepted the goods.
Any goods in respect of which any claim or defect or damage is made shall be preserved by the buyer intact together with the original packing at the buyer's risk and either: Retained by the buyer for a reasonable period to enable the seller or its agent to inspect or collect the goods or At the seller's option returned by the buyer to the seller who will refund the cost of postage and packing to the buyer if the goods are in fact defective.
No contract shall be cancelled nor shall any goods, which are in accordance with the contract, be returned without the prior written approval of the seller and on terms to be determined at the absolute discretion of the seller.
Unless the seller at its discretion decides otherwise, if the seller agrees to accept the return of any such goods, then: A goods return number obtained from the seller must be clearly shown on the returned parcels.
The goods to remain at the buyer's risk in all respects until received by the seller. The buyer will be liable for the cost of remedying any damage to the goods returned where such damage has, in the opinion of the seller, been caused by the goods being inadequately packaged by the buyer or through the buyer's fault.
The seller reserves the right to make a handling and restocking charge of 25% on goods which are returned if they were ordered in error or are no longer required.
The seller will not be under any liability whatsoever in the event that the seller is prevented or delayed from supplying or making delivery of any goods by any reason or cause beyond the seller's control. These events include acts of God, civil commotion , riots , flood, drought, fire, legislation or any acts by third party companies or individuals not either under contract to or employed by the seller.
The seller's failure to insist upon strict performance of any provision of these conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of its rights or remedies in respect of any present or future default of the buyer in performance of compliance with any of these conditions.
Except as may be implied by law where the buyer is dealing as a consumer, in the event of any breach of these conditions by the seller the remedies of the buyer shall be limited to damages which shall in circumstances not exceed the price of the goods and the seller shall under no circumstances be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages.
These conditions shall be construed in accordance with English law.
These conditions do not affect your statutory rights.