Terms of business
1 The placing of an order constitutes acceptance of our terms of business.
a) All prices quoted are based on current costs of production and are subject to increase in such costs.
b) All prices quoted are exclusive of VAT, which will be charged at the current rate at invoice date.
c) Prices quoted include delivery to the address set out in the quotation. Deliveries to another address may be charged extra.
3 All work carried out, whether experimentally or otherwise, at the customer’s request is chargeable.
4 When proofs are submitted for approval, Newton Print Ltd (“the Firm”) shall incur no liability for errors not corrected by the customer. Customer’s alterations may incur an extra charge.
a) It is the customer’s responsibility to maintain a copy of any original electronic file
b) The printer shall not be responsible for the accuracy of supplied input from an electronic file unless otherwise agreed
c) Without prejudice to clause 9, if an electronic file is not suitable for outputting on equipment normally adequate for such purposes without adjustment or other corrective action the printer may make a charge for any resulting additional cost incurred.
6 Property in all the Goods supplied shall remain vested in the Firm and shall not pass to the Customer until all monies owing to the Firm by the Customer together with all collection, repossession and/or legal costs incurred, have been paid in full.
a) Payment shall become due on completion of the work, unless credit facilities have been agreed. Approved monthly accounts are due for payment in the month following invoice date.
b) If an account becomes overdue, the Firm will charge interest at 3% above the base rate from time to time of Lloyds Bank Plc and any charges incurred by it in the recovery of the debt.
c) Any cheques not honoured when presented will incur a charge of £20.
d) Should any order be cancelled or suspended, the Firm shall be entitled to payment for work carried out, materials specially ordered and any other costs incurred.
7 Quantities are conditional upon margins for wastage of 10%, variations will be charged or deducted. The Firm shall not be liable for any consequential loss arising from such variation.
8 The Firm does not insure Customers’ property against loss or damage by fire, flooding, theft or other usual perils. Customer’s property is held by the Firm entirely at the Customer’s risk and Customers must effect their own insurance for any of their property lodged with the Firm.
a) The Firm may reject any film, disks, paper, plates or other materials supplied or specified by the customer which appear to him to be unsuitable. Additional cost incurred if materials are found to be unsuitable during production may be charged except that if the whole or any part of such additional cost could have been avoided but for unreasonable delay by the firm in ascertaining the unsuitability of the materials then that amount shall not be charged to the customer.
b) Where materials are so supplied or specified, the firm will take every care to secure the best results, but responsibility will not be accepted for imperfect work caused by defects in or unsuitability of materials so supplied or specified.
c) Quantities of materials supplied shall be adequate to cover normal spoilage.
10 All artwork, film, plates, blocks and the like shall remain the property of the Firm unless supplied by the customer.
11 The Firm shall not be required to print any matter which in their opinion is or may be of an illegal or contentious nature or which is obscene, or blasphemous; or which contains religious doctrine.
12 The Firm shall not be liable for any loss, whether direct or consequential resulting from a delay in delivery due to circumstances beyond the control of the firm.
13 In the event that any goods or services supplied by the Firm are not of satisfactory quality (which term shall have the meaning given by the Sale of Goods Act 1979), the Firm will replace those goods or refund the appropriate percentage of the purchase price. The Firm shall not be liable for any consequential loss arising from such a defect.
14 The Firm is committed to compliance to the General Data Protection Regulations. A copy of the Firm’s privacy and data protection statement is available on request.