All orders are accepted by Kingdom Signs Ltd, subject to the following terms and conditions of sale (‘these terms’)
Notwithstanding anything which may be contained in any purchase
order or any other document of the Buyer, goods are supplied subject to these
terms alone. No variations of them will apply unless expressly agreed by both
parties in writing and signed by their authorised representatives on their
Kingdom Signs Ltd’s employees or agents are not authorised to make
any representations concerning goods supplied under the terms hereof unless
confirmed by Kingdom Signs Ltd in writing and the Buyer acknowledges that it
does not rely on, and waives any claim for breach of, any such representations
which are not confirmed.
1.1 In these conditions:
“BUYER” means the
person or persons who accepts a quotation of the Seller for the sale of the
Goods or whose order for Goods is accepted by the Seller.
“GOODS” means the
goods (including any instalment of the goods or any parts for them) which the
seller is to supply in accordance with these Conditions.
Kingdom Signs Ltd of Unit 5, Hawksworth, Southmead Ind. Est. Didcot, OX11 7HR.
the standard terms and conditions of sale set out in this document and (unless
the context otherwise requires) includes any special terms and conditions
agreed in writing between the Buyer and the Seller.
the contract for the purchase and sale of the Goods.
any telex, cable, e mail, facsimile transmission and any comparable means of
Any reference in these Conditions to any provision of a statute
shall be construed as a reference to that provision as amended, re-enacted or
extended at the relevant time.
headings in these Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect
2. The Price of goods
The price of goods
which the Seller is to supply in accordance with these terms shall be the
Sellers quoted price or, where no price has been quoted (or a quoted price is
no longer valid) the price listed in the Sellers published price list current
at the date of acceptance of the order.
3. Telephone and Email
If the Buyer makes an order orally
followed by written confirmation the Buyer should ensure that the order is
clearly endorsed ‘confirmation’. Failure
to so endorse the confirmation may result in the order being duplicated. The
Buyer will then be responsible for settlement of the duplicated order in full.
4. Order Cancellation
Cancellation of an
order by the Buyer after it has been accepted by the Seller can only be
affected after prior negotiation and agreement by the Seller in writing. Any
such orders must be cancelled in writing to the Seller by the Buyer, and on
terms that the Buyer shall indemnify the Seller in full against all loss
(including loss of profit), costs (including the cost of labour and materials
used), damages, charges, and expenses incurred by the Seller as a result of
5.1 Unless specifically
agreed in writing by the Seller the date of any delivery notified by the Seller
to the Buyer is an estimate only and the Seller shall not be liable for the
consequences of any delay in fulfilling the Buyers orders. Time for delivery
shall not be of the essence unless, previously agreed by the Seller in writing.
5.2 Where goods are
delivered by carriers over whom the Seller has no control the Seller shall not
be liable for the consequences of any delay in transit. In the event of goods
ordered and subsequently returned for any reason other than defect Kingdom
Signs Limited reserves the right to affect a handling charge.
6. Collection of Goods
Kingdom Signs Ltd
will hold goods after payment for up to six months after this period goods may
be disposed of or re-used at our discretion.
7. Shortages and
Claims for shortages and damages to
goods will not be accepted unless notified to the Seller seven days from the
date of invoice of goods. Full details of the circumstances on any loss must be
given and packaging, etc., retained. Admitted shortages will be replaced at the
previously invoiced price, quoting invoice number. Parcels delivered to the
Buyer in a damaged condition should be returned to the Seller.
8. Defective Goods /
8.1 The Seller
guarantees that the goods are free from defects and are of satisfactory quality
but it is for the Buyer to satisfy himself that the goods are fit and suitable
for the purpose for which he requires them. Defects in goods delivered shall
not be grounds for cancellation by the Buyer of the remainder of any order or
8.2 Kingdom Signs Ltd
are unable to accept responsibility for loss or damage, to persons or property,
caused by failure to adequately maintain signs or for signs that have been
positioned or installed in a specific location as requested by the buyer.
9. Damage to Property
9.1 At all stages of applying and removing
vehicle graphics, Kingdom Signs Ltd will endeavour to preserve the state of the
vehicle paintwork. In our extensive experience, damage will rarely be caused to the
paintwork of a vehicle if it is of a “factory” standard, and high quality graphics have been used for the intended duration. However, it is the
duty of the owner of the vehicle to ensure suitability. Kingdom Signs Ltd
cannot be held responsible for any damage, discolouration or failure caused to
the paintwork of a vehicle or trim.
9.2 In some cases the adhesion of signs
direct to wall surfaces may cause damage to the original surface when removed.
Kingdom Signs Ltd cannot be held liable for such damage and it is the
responsibility of the Buyer to ensure the suitability of fixings.
10 Terms of Payment
10.1 All Goods remain the
property of Kingdom Signs Ltd until full payment has been received from the
10.2 The Payment for sales
within the UK shall be nett monthly terms, subject to satisfactory references.
10.3 If the Buyer fails to
make payment on the due date then, without prejudice to any other right or
remedy available to the Seller, the Seller shall be entitled to cancel the
contract or suspend any further deliveries to the Buyer.
10.4 Any payment received
for goods which is then refused by the issuer will incur an administration
charge in line with the charges levied by the bank.
that are protected by copyright regulations are supplied on the understanding
that it is the responsibility of the Buyer to ensure that correct copyright
permission has been obtained. The Seller accepts no responsibility or liability
for any breach of copyright regulations by any Goods supplied by the Seller.
12. Reservation of Title
supplied by the Seller to the Buyer shall be at the Buyers risk immediately on
delivery to the Buyer (and the Buyer should be insured accordingly), property
in the goods shall not pass from the Seller to the Buyer until they have been
paid for in full. Until property in the goods passes from the Seller to the
Buyer as foresaid the Buyer shall hold the goods as bailee of the Seller. Where
goods are supplied under a Contract Order with delivery instalments over an
extended period, then the order is to be regarded as a whole so that the
property in none of the goods passes until all the goods, the subject of the
Contract Order, have been paid for in full.
13.1 The contract will
terminate immediately upon the happening of any one or more of the following;
namely that the Buyer has a bankruptcy order made against him or has made an
arrangement or composition with his creditors or (being a body corporate) has
had convened a meeting of creditors (whether formal or informal) or has entered
into liquidation (whether voluntary or compulsory) or has a receiver manager
administrator or administrative receiver appointed of its undertaking or any
part thereof or a resolution has been passed or a petition presented to any
court the winding-up of the Buyer granting of an administration order in respect of the Buyer or any
proceedings have been commenced relating to the insolvency or possible
insolvency of the Buyer.
13.2 The contract will
terminate immediately upon service of written notice of termination by the
Seller on the Buyer if the Buyer has failed to observe or perform any of its
obligations or duties under this contract.
14. Force Majeure
If delivery is
delayed by any cause beyond reasonable control of the Seller, a reasonable
extension of time for delivery shall be granted and the Buyer shall pay such
reasonable extra charges as shall have been occasioned by the delay.
15.1 Any notice required or
permitted to be given by either party to the other under these Conditions shall
be in writing addressed to that other party at its registered office or
principal place of business or such other address as may at the relevant time
have been notified pursuant to this provision to the party giving notice.
15.2 No waiver by the
Seller or any breach of the Contract by the buyer shall be considered as waiver
of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.
15.3 If any provision of
these Conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or
unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of the
Conditions and the remainder of the provision shall not be affected thereby.
15.4 The Contract shall be governed by the Laws of England.
15.5 Kingdom Signs Ltd reserve the right to photograph their work for
advertising and promotional reasons, any objection to this must be stated in
15.6 It is recommended that all sign fixings should be checked regularly to
ensure that they are still secure and if necessary re-tightened or replaced.