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Terms and Conditions

1. Existence and scope of contract

1.1 These terms and conditions together with GBP’s Quotation set out all the rights and obligations of the parties each to the other and no other terms or conditions shall be implied save to the extent that such terms or conditions are implied by statute.

1.2 Unless otherwise expressly agreed, collection or acceptance of Goods or acceptance of Services by the customer shall signify acceptance of these terms and conditions. For the avoidance of doubt GBP do not intend to enter into contract on any All quotations by GBP shall be open for acceptance for 60 days unless expressly stated otherwise or unless withdrawn or revised by GBP terms and conditions other than those set out herein.

1.3 All quotations by GBP shall be open for acceptance for 60 days unless expressly stated otherwise or unless withdrawn or revised by GBP.

All quotations for the sale of Goods are conditional on availability of the said Goods to GBP.

2. Definitions

The following terms shall have the following meanings:

2.1 ‘GBP’ and ‘The Company’ means Greyhound Box and Packaging Ltd its successors and assigns.

2.2 The ‘Customer’ means the Customer of GBP to whom this document is addressed and includes successors or others for whom the said Customer is responsible.

2.3 The ‘Goods’ means the Goods supplied by GBP as described in GBP’s Quotation.

3. Proofs

3.1 All proofs, sketches or Artwork produced at customers' request, either experimentally or otherwise, will be charged for. Authorised errors in proofs, which have been approved by our customer.

3.2 Print Stereos, Films, Plates and Originations together with Formes (Die-Cutting) are charged extra, these items remaining the customers' property, unless otherwise agreed in writing. In order to ensure we do not accumulate old/unused Stereos/Formes/Plates etc, if any of these items are not used within 2 years of the last order they will be automatically disposed of.

4. Customers' Property`

Customers' property when supplied will be held at customers' risk, as regards fire or other unforeseen damage. Every care will be taken to get the best results where materials are supplied by customers, but responsibility will not be accepted for imperfect work caused by defects in or unsuitability of materials so supplied.

5. Delivery

Goods will be delivered to the Customer when completed, unless otherwise arranged. Goods will be available to the Customer or any agent of the Customer or any carrier at GBP’s premises or other place of delivery agreed by GBP.

Risk in the Goods passes when they are delivered to the Customer.

6. Warehousing

Sheet stock or finished goods held for convenience of customer may be subject to warehousing charges (depending on agreement). Such goods are held at customers' risk as regards fire, unforeseen damage or loss, however they arise

7. Quantity Delivered

Every endeavour will be made to deliver the correct quantity ordered, but owing to the difficulty of producing exact quantities in the Corrugated Industry, estimates are conditional upon a margin of 10 per cent being allowed for overs or shortage, the same to be charged or deducted and the order considered duly executed.

8. Claims

The return of goods will not be accepted unless the seller or his representative shall first have had the opportunity of examining the same.

Any claim that the Goods or any part of them have been delivered damaged or are not of the correct quantity or do not comply with their description shall be notified by the Customer to GBP by written endorsement on the delivery note in respect of such Goods and in writing to GBP within 48 hours of their delivery.

Any claim that the Goods or any part of them have been lost in transit or are defective shall be notified by the Customer to GBP within 7 days of delivery of the Goods.

Any claim under this condition must be in writing and must contain full details of the claim including the reference numbers of any allegedly defective Goods or part thereof.

GBP shall have no liability with regard to any claim in respect of which the Customer has not complied with the claims procedures in these conditions

9. Prices

9.1 The Contract Price is based on prices, terms and duties applying at the time of the GBP quotation.

9.2 If after the date of GBP quotation GBP costs are increased by any increase in the prices or rates to GBP of materials, transport, labour, or if there is any imposition of a tax or duty, or any increases in the rate of any existing tax or duty, GBP shall be entitled to be reimbursed by the Customer the amount of its said increased costs.

9.3 The Contract Price and all prices contained in GBP quotation are nett and no provision is made for the Customer to be allowed discount.

10. Payment

10.1 GBP may invoice for Goods at the time of delivery. If the contract provides for delivery in instalments, GBP may invoice for the relevant Goods at the time of delivery of each instalment.

10.2 All invoices for the price of the Goods and Services are payable without discount of any kind in pounds sterling within 30 days of date of invoice at GBP’s premises stated on the invoice and in no circumstances shall the Customer be entitled to make any deduction or withhold payment for any reason at all.

10.3 In the event that payment is not made in accordance with the agreed terms, either in full or otherwise, then the whole of the account hether due or not shall become payable and become overdue and be payable forthwith.

Furthermore in the event of late or non payment in accordance with these terms and conditions (or any other terms so agreed and in writing), Greyhound reserve the right to rely on the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998, and charge, at a daily rate, until payment, interest upon the debt then due at the rate prevailing at the date of default (currently 8% above the prevailing Bank of England base rate) together with the late payment charges set out in the Act, until payment or sooner settlement.

11. Title

Title to the goods sold by the Company shall pass to the Purchaser only when the amount due under the invoice for the Goods (including nterest and costs) has been paid in full. Failure on the part of the customer to pay for the goods shall give the Company the right (without prejudice to any other remedies) to re-possess the goods and for the purpose of re-possessing the goods the Company shall be at liberty to enter any premises in which the goods are situated.

12. Acceptance

Orders or contracts will only be accepted on the understanding that if it is found not possible to obtain the necessary supplies of materials at the prices existing at time order or contract was placed, any undelivered portion may be cancelled or prices re-arranged.

13. Consequential Loss

Responsibility will not be accepted for consequential loss or damage occasioned by errors, or by delay in delivery.

14. Force Majeure

Every effort will be made to carry out any contract based on this estimate, but the due performance of it is subject to variation or cancellation owing to an Act of God, War, Strike, Lock-Out, Fire, Flood, Drought, or any other cause beyond control, or owing to the inability to produce materials or articles except at enhanced prices due to any of the foregoing causes.

15. Quantity changes

When customers order smaller quantities than estimated for, we reserve the right to increase price covering higher cost of production

16. Data Protection

We may transfer information about you to our bankers/financiers, in order for them to provide their services to us and other customers of theirs and to help them to (a) obtain credit insurance (b) undertake credit control (c) undertake assessment and analysis (including credit scoring, market, product and statistical analysis) (d) securitise debts and (e) protect their interests.

We or our bankers/financiers may make credit reference agency searches in respect of your business and its principals. Please note that credit reference agencies make a record of searches, which may be used to prevent fraud or money laundering, or by other subscribers to make credit decisions about you.

Our bankers/financiers may give information about you and your indebtedness to the following for the purpose stated:

Any other division or associated companies of theirs – for the business purposes of such divisions or companies;

Our or their insurers – to quote for and issue any credit policy or to deal with any claims;

Any advisers acting on our or their behalf – so the advisers can carry out their services;

Any business to whom your indebtedness or our financing arrangements with them may be transferred – to facilitate such a transfer;

To any person to whom they have a duty of disclosure or to whom the law permits disclosure

Our bankers/financiers may make decisions about you solely using an automated decision making process, such as credit scoring; however, they will tell us (and in turn we will tell you) if they make a significant decision using other means.

Our bankers/financiers may monitor and/or record your phone calls to them for training an/or security purposes.

We will provide you with details of our bankers on request, including a contact number from where you can obtain details of the credit reference agencies used by them and any third parties to whom information is transferred.

17. Law

The contract shall be governed by English law and the customer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in matters regarding the contract except the extent that AAR invokes the jurisdiction of the Courts of any other country.

18. The Company

Greyhound Box Ltd. Reg No 2651919

Registered office: Unit 1, Beza Road, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2BR.

Vat No: GB 545 7687 96


Greyhound Box Ltd – October 2016

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