Terms Of Trade
1.1 “Seller” shall mean Next Please Limited, its successors and assigns or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of Next Please Limited.
1.2 “Client” shall mean the person or entity described as such on the invoices, application for credit, quotation, work authorisation or any other forms to which these terms and conditions apply, and shall mean any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of such person or entity.
1.3 “Guarantor” means that person (or persons), or entity, who agrees to be liable for the debts of the Client on a principal debtor basis.
1.4 “Goods” shall mean Goods supplied by the Seller to the Client (and where the context so permits shall include any supply of Services as hereinafter defined) and are as described on the invoices, quotation, work authorisation or any other forms as provided by the Seller to the Client.
1.5 “Services” shall mean all services supplied by the Seller to the Client and includes any advice or recommendations (and where the context so permits shall include any supply of Goods as defined above).
1.6 “Price” shall mean the cost of the Goods as agreed between the Seller and the Client subject to clause 3 of this contract.
2.1 Any instructions received by the Seller from the Client for the supply of Goods and/or the Client’s acceptance of Goods supplied by the Seller shall constitute acceptance of the terms and conditions contained herein.
2.2 Where more than one Client has entered into this agreement, the Clients shall be jointly and severally liable for all payments of the Price.
2.3 Upon acceptance of these terms and conditions by the Client the terms and conditions are irrevocable and can only be amended with the written consent of the Seller.
2.4 The Client undertakes to give the Seller at least fourteen (14) days notice of any change in the Client’s name, address and/or any other change in the Client’s details.
3. Price And Payment
3.1 At the Seller’s sole discretion the Price shall be either;
(a) as indicated on invoices provided by the Seller to the Client in respect of Goods and/or Services supplied; or
(b) the Seller’s quoted Price (subject to clause 3.2) which shall be binding upon the Seller provided that the Client shall accept the Seller’s quotation in writing within thirty (30) days.
3.2 The Seller reserves the right to change the Price in the event of a variation to the Seller’s quotation.
3.3 Any extra work required will be estimated by the Seller and signed off by the Client before commencement
3.4 At the Seller’s sole discretion a deposit may be required.
3.5 Time for payment for the Goods and/or Services shall be of the essence and will be stated on the invoice or any other forms. If no time is stated then payment shall be due seven (7) days following the date of the invoice.
3.6 At the Seller’s sole discretion;
(a) payment shall be due on delivery of the Goods and/or Services, or
(b) payment shall be due before delivery of the Goods and/or Services, or
(c) payment for approved Clients shall be made by instalments in accordance with the Seller’s payment schedule, or
(d) payment for approved Client’s shall be due thirty (30) days following the end of the month in which a statement is posted to the Client’s address or address for notices.
3.7 Payment will be made by cash, or by cheque, or by bank cheque,, or by direct credit, or by any other method as agreed to between the Client and the Seller.
3.8 VAT and other taxes and duties that may be applicable shall be added to the Price except when they are expressly included in the Price.
4. Delivery Of Goods
4.1 At the Seller’s sole discretion delivery of the Goods and/or Services shall take place when the Client takes possession of the Goods and or Services at the Client’s address.
4.2 At the Seller’s sole discretion the costs of delivery may be included in the Price.
4.3 The Client shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Goods and/or Services whenever they are tendered for delivery. In the event that the Client is unable to take delivery of the Goods and/or Services as arranged then the Seller shall be entitled to charge a reasonable fee for redelivery.
4.4 Delivery of the Goods and/or Services to a third party nominated by the Client is deemed to be delivery to the Client for the purposes of this agreement.
4.5 The Seller may deliver the Goods and/or Services by separate instalments. Each separate instalment shall be invoiced and paid for in accordance with the provisions in these terms and conditions.
4.6 The Client shall take delivery of the Goods tendered notwithstanding that the quantity so delivered shall be either greater or lesser than the quantity purchased provided that;
(a) such discrepancy in quantity shall not exceed 5%, and
(b) the Price shall be adjusted pro rata to the discrepancy.
4.7 The failure of the Seller to deliver shall not entitle either party to treat this contract as repudiated.
4.8 The Seller shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatever due to failure by the Seller to deliver the Goods (or any of them) promptly or at all.
5.1 If the Seller retains ownership of the Goods nonetheless, all risk for the Goods passes to the Client on delivery.
5.2 If any of the Goods are damaged or destroyed following delivery but prior to ownership passing to the Client, the Seller is entitled to receive all insurance proceeds payable for the Goods. The production of these terms and conditions by the Seller is sufficient evidence of the Seller’s rights to receive the insurance proceeds without the need for any person dealing with the Seller to make further enquiries.
6.1 It is the intention of the Seller and agreed by the Client that ownership of the Goods shall not pass until:
(a) the Client has paid all amounts owing for the particular Goods, and
(b) the Client has met all other obligations due by the Client to the Seller in respect of all contracts between the Seller and the Client.
6.2 Receipt by the Seller of any form of payment other than cash shall not be deemed to be payment until that form of payment has been honoured, cleared or recognised and until then the Seller’s ownership or rights in respect of the Goods shall continue.
6.3 It is further agreed that:
(a) where practicable the Goods shall be kept separate and identifiable until the Seller shall have received payment and all other obligations of the Client are met; and
(b) until such time as ownership of the Goods shall pass from the Seller to the Client the Seller may give notice in writing to the Client to return the Goods or any of them to the Seller. Upon such notice the rights of the Client to obtain ownership or any other interest in the Goods shall cease; and
(c) the Seller shall have the right of stopping the Goods in transit whether or not delivery has been made; and
(d) if the Client fails to return the Goods to the Seller then the Seller or the Seller’s agent may enter upon and into land and premises owned, occupied or used by the Client, or any premises as the invitee of the Client, where the Goods are situated and take possession of the Goods; and
(e) the Client is only a bailee of the Goods and until such time as the Seller has received payment in full for the Goods then the Client shall hold any proceeds from the sale or disposal of the Goods on trust for the Seller; and
(f) the Client shall not deal with the money of the Seller in any way which may be adverse to the Seller; and
(g) the Client shall not charge the Goods in any way nor grant nor otherwise give any interest in the Goods while they remain the property of the Seller; and
(h) the Seller can issue proceedings to recover the Price of the Goods sold notwithstanding that ownership of the Goods may not have passed to the Client; and
(i) until such time that ownership in the Goods passes to the Client, if the Goods are converted into other products, the parties agree that the Seller will be the owner of the end products.
7. Client’s Disclaimer
7.1 The Client hereby disclaims any right to rescind, or cancel the contract or to sue for damages or to claim restitution arising out of any misrepresentation made to the Client by the Seller and the Client acknowledges that the Goods are bought relying solely upon the Client’s skill and judgment.
8.1 The Client shall inspect the Goods and/or Services on delivery/f completion and shall within 24 hours notify the Seller of any alleged defect, shortage in quantity, damage or failure to comply with the description or quote in writing to the Seller’. The Client shall afford the Seller an opportunity to inspect the Goods and/or Services within a reasonable time following delivery if the Client believes the Goods and/or Services are defective in any way. If the Client shall fail to comply with these provisions the Goods and/or Services shall be presumed to be free from any defect or damage. For defective Goods and/or Services, which the Seller has agreed in writing that the Client is entitled to reject, the Seller’s liability is limited to either (at the Seller’s discretion) replacing the Goods and/or Services or repairing the Goods and/or Services.
8.2 No Goods shall be accepted for return except in accordance with 9.1 .
9.1 Subject to the conditions of warranty set out in Clause 10.2 the Seller warrants that if any defect in any products supplied by the Seller becomes apparent and is reported to the Seller within thirty (30) days of the date of delivery (time being of the essence) then the Seller will either (at the Seller’s sole discretion) repair the defect or provide a replacement.
9.2 The conditions applicable to the warranty given by Clause 10.1 are:
(a) The warranty shall not cover any defect or damage which may be caused or partly caused by or arise through:
(i) Failure on the part of the Client to properly maintain any Goods; or
(ii) Failure on the part of the Client to follow any instructions or guidelines provided by the Seller; or
(iii) Any use of any Goods otherwise than for any application specified on a quote or order form; or
(iv) The continued use of any Goods after any defect becomes apparent or would have become apparent to a reasonably prudent operator or user; or
(v) Fair wear and tear, any accident or act of God.
(b) The warranty shall cease and the Seller shall thereafter in no circumstances be liable under the terms of the warranty if the workmanship is repaired, altered or overhauled without the Seller’s consent.
(c) In respect of all claims the Seller shall not be liable to compensate the Client for any delay in either replacing or repairing the Goods or in properly assessing the Client’s claim.
9.3 For Goods not manufactured by the Seller, the warranty shall be the current warranty provided by the manufacturer of the Goods. The Seller shall not be bound by nor responsible for any term, condition, representation or warranty other than that which is given by the manufacturer of the Goods.
10. Sale of Goods Act 1893 and Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act 1980
10.1 This agreement is subject to the provisions of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 and the Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act 1980 in all cases except where the Client is contracting within the terms of a trade/business (which cases are specifically excluded).
10.2 Notwithstanding clause 10.1 nothing in this agreement is intended to have the effect of contracting out of any applicable provisions of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 or the Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act 1980, or any laws or legislation governing the rights of consumers, except to the extent permitted by those Acts laws or legislation.
10.3 In particular where the Client buys Goods as a consumer the provisions of Clauses 8, 9 and 10 above shall be subject to any laws or legislation governing the rights of consumers.
11. Default & Consequences Of Default
11.1 Interest on overdue invoices shall accrue from the date when payment becomes due daily until the date of payment at a rate of 2.5% per calendar month and such interest shall compound monthly at such a rate after as well as before any judgment.
11.2 If the Client defaults in payment of any invoice when due, the Client shall indemnify the Seller from and against all costs and disbursements incurred by the Seller in pursuing the debt including legal costs on a solicitor and own Client basis and the Seller’s collection agency costs.
11.3 Without prejudice to any other remedies the Seller may have, if at any time the Client is in breach of any obligation (including those relating to payment), the Seller may suspend or terminate the supply of Goods to the Client and any of its other obligations under the terms and conditions. The Seller will not be liable to the Client for any loss or damage the Client suffers because the Seller exercised its rights under this clause.
11.4 If any account remains overdue after thirty (30) days then an amount of the greater of €20.00 or 10.00% of the amount overdue (up to a maximum of €200) shall be levied for administration fees which sum shall become immediately due and payable.
11.5 Without prejudice to the Seller’s other remedies at law the Seller shall be entitled to cancel all or any part of any order of the Client which remains unperformed in addition to and without prejudice to any other remedies and all amounts owing to the Seller shall, whether or not due for payment, become immediately payable in the event that:
(a) any money payable to the Seller becomes overdue, or in the Seller’s opinion the Client will be unable to meet its payments as they fall due; or
(b) the Client becomes insolvent, convenes a meeting with its creditors or proposes or enters into an arrangement with creditors, or makes an assignment for the benefit of its creditors; or
(c) a receiver, manager, liquidator (provisional or otherwise) or similar person is appointed in respect of the Client or any asset of the Client.
12.1 The Seller may cancel these terms and conditions or cancel delivery of Goods at any time before the Goods and/or Services are delivered by giving written notice. On giving such notice the Seller shall repay to the Client any sums paid in respect of the Price. The Seller shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatever arising from such cancellation.
12.2 The Client may cancel delivery of the Goods and/or Services up to seven (7) days from the date of acceptance of the Seller’s quotation.
12.3 In the event that the Client cancels delivery of Goods and/or Services the Client shall be liable for any loss incurred by the Seller (including, but not limited to, any loss of profits) up to the time of cancellation.
13. Data Protection Act 1988 & Data Protection Act 2003 &2018
13.1 The Client and the Guarantor/s (if separate to the Client) authorises the Seller to:
(a) collect, retain and use any information about the Client, for the purpose of assessing the Client’s creditworthiness or marketing products and services to the Client; and
(b) to disclose information about the Client, whether collected by the Seller from the Client directly or obtained by the Seller from any other source, to any other credit provider or any credit reporting agency for the purposes of providing or obtaining a credit reference, debt collection or of listing (whether before or after judgement) a default by the Client on publicly accessible credit reporting databases.
13.2 Where the Client is an individual the authorities under (clause 16.1) are authorities or consents for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1988 & Data Protection Act 2003.
13.3 The Client shall have the right to request the Seller for a copy of the information about the Client retained by the Seller and the right to request the Seller to correct any incorrect information about the Client held by the Seller.
14.1 If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be invalid, void, illegal or unenforceable the validity, existence, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected, prejudiced or impaired.
14.2 These terms and conditions and any contract to which they apply shall be governed by the laws of Ireland and are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland.
14.4 In the event of any breach of this contract by the Seller the remedies of the Client shall be limited to damages. Under no circumstances shall the liability of the Seller exceed the Price of the Goods.
14.5 The Client shall not be entitled to set off against or deduct from the Price any sums owed or claimed to be owed to the Client by the Seller.
14.6 The Seller may license or sub-contract all or any part of its rights and obligations without the Client’s consent.
14.7 The Seller reserves the right to review these terms and conditions at any time. If, following any such review, there is to be any change to these terms and conditions, then that change will take effect from the date on which the Seller notifies the Client of such change.
14.8 Neither party shall be liable for any default due to any act of God, war, terrorism, strike, lock out, industrial action, fire, flood, drought, storm or other event beyond the reasonable control of either party.
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