GENERAL
All orders are subject to these conditions of sale and the placing of an order by the buyer shall be considered as acceptance of these conditions. These conditions may not be modified or varied unless SEC Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Company’) agrees in writing and the Company shall not be deemed to accept such other conditions nor waive any of these conditions by failing to object to provisions contained in any purchase order or other communication from the buyer. No person has authority on behalf of the Company to vary any condition except a Director or the Company Secretary, and then only in writing signed by a Director or the Secretary.

VALIDITY OF QUOTATION
The Company reserves the right to refuse the buyer’s acceptance of a quotation unless such a quotation is stated to be open for a specific period and is not withdrawn in such period. No binding contract shall be created by the acceptance by the buyer of the Company’s quotation until such notice of acceptance of the offer has been given in writing which shall have been signed by the Company’s duly authorised representative or the Company has indicated its acceptance of the offer by making delivery or part delivery of the goods. In the event that no quotation is given by the Company and it has received an order from the buyer, all deliveries are made subject to these conditions of sale.

ORDERS
Orders placed by telephone must be confirmed within 48 hours in writing, and no order can be processed until such written confirmation and any appropriate payment has been received by the Company.

DELIVERY
Delivery dates are promises given in good faith by the Company to indicate estimated delivery times but shall not amount to any contractual obligation to deliver at the time stated. No liability for direct or consequential loss or damage arising from delay in delivery will be accepted by the Company.

OWNERSHIP AND RISK
The Company and the buyer expressly agree that until the Company has been paid in full for the goods supplied: The goods remain the property of the Company although the risk therein passes to the buyer at the point when delivery is made. The Company may recover those goods at any time from the buyer in his possession if the standing from the buyer on the general statement of account between the parties remains unpaid for more than 7 days from final completion and acceptance and for that purpose the Company’s servants and agents may enter upon any land or building upon which the goods are situated and remove back to the Company’s premises.

If the buyer incorporates such goods into other products, with the addition of his goods or those of others, or uses such goods as materials for other products, with or without such addition, the property in those other products is upon such incorporation of use ipso facto transferred to the Company and the buyer as bailee of them for the Company will store the same for the Company in a proper manner without charge to the Company.

The buyer has the right to dispose of the goods or such other products in the course of his business for the account of the Company and to pass good title to the goods or products to his customer being a bona fide purchaser for value without notice of the Company’s rights.

In the event of such disposal the buyer has the fiduciary duty to the Company to account to the Company for the proceeds but may retain therefrom an excess of such proceeds over the amount outstanding and due to the Company, and the Company has the additional right to recover the buyer’s price from the buyer’s customer to the extent unpaid; if the Company avails itself of this right, it will account to the buyer for any excess less any expenses incurred by effecting recovery.

CARRIAGE
The Company reserves the right to charge carriage on deliveries. Where goods are specially ordered from manufacturers, and a carriage charge is made, the Company reserves the right to recover this charge from the buyer.

DAMAGE IN TRANSIT AND SHORTAGES
The Company will, when the price quoted includes delivery, repair or replace free of charge goods damaged in transit provided that the carriers and the Company receive notification of such damage within 24 hours of delivery. Goods received in a damaged or unsatisfactory condition must be signed for as such and the packing and contents should be retained for inspection.

RETURNS
Goods correctly supplied may not be returned without the Company’s written agreement. Goods so returned must be consigned carriage paid and accompanied by a packing note stating the Company’s invoice number and date thereof together with the reason for return. Any article, which has been supplied to special requirements, cannot be accepted for credit under any circumstances, and in other instances, a re-stocking charge may be imposed.

WARRANTY NEW GOODS
The Company’s liability in respect of all goods supplied by it shall be limited to giving the buyer the benefit of any guarantee or warranty given by the manufacturer of such goods. The Company shall not be under any further liability howsoever arising and all conditions and warranties expressed or implied by or under statute custom or trade usage are hereby expressly excluded.

WARRANTY USED GOODS
The Company’s liability in respect of electrical equipment, and Takara Belmont Barber Chairs only, will be 3 months from the date of delivery irrespective if the goods have or have not been used. If the goods are marked ‘bought as seen’ no guarantee whatsoever is given. The buyer must return the faulty goods to the Company at their own expense.

USED GOODS
It is the buyer’s responsibility to check every item before agreeing to a purchase and not to assume all goods will be identical in condition.

CANCELLED ORDERS
When the buyer agrees to purchase the goods a contract is agreed by placing a deposit. If the goods are cancelled by the buyer the Company will retain 25% deposit of original order placed; goods cannot be exchanged for other goods under any circumstances.

DESCRIPTIVE MATTER AND ILLUSTRATIONS
All descriptive and forwarding specifications, drawings and particulars or weights and dimensions issued by the Company are approximate only and are intended only to present a general idea of the goods to which they refer and shall not form part of the contract.

SETTLEMENT TERMS
All accounts are payable on demand in accordance with the following terms:
A minimum deposit of 50% of the purchase price to be remitted with Acceptance of Order.
The balance of 50% to be paid prior to delivery of goods.
Any discrepancies shall not be accepted as any reason for withholding the whole of the final payment.

LIMITS OF CONTRACT
Any quotation includes only such goods, accessories and work as are specified therein.

COPYRIGHT
All drawings, descriptions and other information submitted by the Company shall remain the property of the Company together with the copyright therein. The Company reserves the right to charge a minimum of £250 Design Fee on non-completed projects.

VALUE ADDED TAX
Where chargeable Value Added Tax will be charged at the rate applicable at the date of despatch.

RETURNED CHEQUES
If buyers cheque is returned from the bank to the company as unpaid, the buyer will incur a charge of £25 on each occasion.

EX-DISPLAY AREA
All goods are “sold as seen” and it is the responsibility of the customer to inspect all goods brought from this area.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT DELIVERIES MADE BY SEC LTD
Ex display and second hand salon equipment is sold as seen. Please ensure that you have checked all goods thoroughly at point of sale, as these are non refundable and non returnable items.
All goods must be paid for in full as soon as all items are in stock and before delivery.
Our delivery charge does not include assembly of furniture.
our delivery charge is based on one member of staff to deliver items purchased, to a ground floor location only.
All goods must be signed for at point of delivery.
Any damages or missing items must be reported at the point of delivery, SEC cannot be held responsible if the goods have been signed for in good condition.