Terms

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
In these Terms:
“For TWENTY4 F&S LTD , read TWENTY4 FIRE & SECURITY Ltd
“Business Hours” means the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays;
“Customer” means the person, firm, company or organization named on the Estimate/ Quotation for whom TWENTY4 F&S LTD. Has offered to supply the Product, and/or Services in accordance with these Terms;
“Contract” means the contract for the supply of the Product, and/or Services: “Estimate/ Quotation”
means the document to which these Terms are appended: “TWENTY4 F&S LTD.” is a company registered in
England and Wales under number 9159416.
“Price” means the purchase price of the Product, and/or Services according to the Agreement as set out on the Estimate/ Quotation;
“Product, and/or Services” means the one or more items ordered by the Customer from the range offered for sale by TWENTY4 F&S LTD. from time to time as set out on the Estimate/ Quotation.
‘Terms” means these terms and conditions.
1. Agreement
TWENTY4 F&S LTD agrees to supply and the Customer agrees to accept the Product, and/or Services subject to these Terms. Any changes or additions to these Terms must be agreed in writing by TWENTY4 F&S LTD, and the Customer.
2. Orders
2.1 No order which has been accepted by TWENTY4 F&S LTD, may be cancelled by the Customer except with the agreement in writing of TWENTY4 F&S LTD, and on terms that the Customer shall indemnify TWENTY4 F&S LTD, in full against all loss (including loss of profit costs, {including the cost of labour and materials used}), damages, charges and expenses incurred by TWENTY4 F&S LTD, as a result of cancellation.
2.2 In placing an official order with TWENTY4 F&S LTD, the Customer agrees to allow TWENTY4 F&S LTD, to make provision, to carryout minor rectification works as required should they severely affect the systems integrity and operation, up to a value of £100 net. At all times we will endeavor to notify the client prior to works taking place and seek approval of costs (however this can’t be guaranteed).
3. Estimate/ Quotations
3.1 All quotations submitted by TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall remain valid for a period of 30 days following which, which maybe subject to change without notice. 3.2 The quotation is valid for a period of 30 days after which we reserve the right to re-evaluate the submission prior to accepting an order.
3.3 Quotations allow for installation of the Product, and/or Services, on a continuous basis during Business Hours.
3.4 Customer quotations are often based on information given by the customer over the telephone; the accuracy of the information and particularly quantities of equipment are the responsibility of the client. TWENTY4 F&S LTD reserve the right to uplift costs to reflect inaccuracies when surveying the site.
3.5 All access equipment has been excluded from our bid unless otherwise stated.
4. Price
4.1 TWENTY4 F&S LTD, reserves the right, by giving notice to the Customer at any time before delivery, to increase the Price of the Product, and/or Services to reflect any increase in the cost to TWENTY4 F&S LTD, which is due to any factor beyond the control of TWENTY4 F&S LTD, (such as without limitation, any foreign exchange, fluctuation, currency regulation, alteration of duties. significant increase in costs of labour, materials or other costs of manufacturer), any change in delivery dates. Quantities or specifications for the Product, and/or Services which is requested by the Customer, or any delay caused by any instructions of the Customer or failure of the Customer to give TWENTY4 F&S LTD, adequate information or instructions.
4.2 All Prices quoted to the Customer for the Product, and/or Services are, unless otherwise expressly provided, exclusive of any Value Added Tax, for which the Customer will be additionally liable at the applicable rate from time to time.
5. Delivery
5.1 If agreed in writing on the Estimate/ Quotation, TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall arrange for delivery of the Product, and/or Services to an address nominated by the Customer at the Customer’s expense.
6. Payment
6.1 The Customer agrees to pay TWENTY4 F&S LTD, the Price and any additional sums which are agreed between TWENTY4 F&S LTD, and the Customer for the supply of the Product, and/or Services and any expenses reasonably incurred by TWENTY4 F&S LTD, in the supply of the Product, and/or Services upon delivery of the Product, and/or Services to the Customer.
6.2 TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall be entitled to invoice the Customer for the Price as specified on the Estimate/ Quotation and if not specified, either on the date of the Contract or interim instalments following the end of each calendar month in which the Product, and/or Services are supplied or at such other times as may be agreed with the Customer.
6.3 If payment is not made on the due date, TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall be entitled, without limiting any other rights it may have (under the Contract or at law), to charge interest on the outstanding amount (both before and after any judgement) at the rate of 6% above the base rate of HSBC from the due date until the outstanding amount is paid in full. TWENTY4 F&S LTD often employ the services of a 3rd party agent to pursue any outstanding costs (including recovery costs), which must be met in full by the client.
6.4 If payment for the Product, and/or Services is not made by the Customer or before the due date, TWENTY4 F&S LTD reserves the right to cancel the Contract and all other existing or future orders placed by the Customer for the Product, and/or Services.
6.5 Payment terms are deemed to be strictly 14 days from date of invoice unless otherwise stated.
6.6 Should the contracted works or agreement extend beyond a one-month period, interim claims shall be made subject to valuation.
6.7 We reserve the right to sub-contract part or all of the works as we see fit but will ensure that quality remains constant.
7. Risk and Property
7.1 Risk or damage to or loss of the Product, and/or Services shall pass to the Customer:
7.1.1 In the case of Product, and/or Services to be delivered at TWENTY4 F&S LTD. premises, at the time when TWENTY4 F&S LTD, notifies the Customer that the Product, and/or Services are available for collection:
7.1.2 In the case of Product, and/or Services to be installed at the Customers premises or elsewhere at the Customer’s request, at the time of installation or, if the Customer wrongfully fails to take delivery of the Product, and/or Services or prevents TWENTY4 F&S LTD, efforts to effect installation, at the time when TWENTY4 F&S LTD, has tendered delivery of the Product, and/or Services
7.2. Notwithstanding delivery and the passing or risk in the Product, and/or Services, or any other provision of these Terms, the property in the Product, and/or Services shall not pass to the Customer until TWENTY4 F&S LTD, has received in cash or cleared funds payment in full of the Price of the Product, and/or Services and all other product, and/or Services agreed to be sold by TWENTY4 F&S LTD, to the Customer for which payment is then due and TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall be entitled to all rights of access to the Customer’s premises to enforce its rights hereunder.
7.3 In the event of the Customer reselling or otherwise disposing of the Product, and/or Services or any part thereof before the property therein has passed to the Customer as set out in clause 6.2 above, then the Customer will, until payment in full to TWENTY4 F&S LTD, of the Price, hold in trust for TWENTY4 F&S LTD, all its rights
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under any such contract of resale or any other contract in pursuance of which the Product, and/or Services or any part thereof are disposed or, or any contract by which property comprising the said Product, and/or Services or any part thereof is Or is to be disposed of, and any monies or other considerations received by the Customer there under.
7.4 Once equipment and services/reports have been forwarded, any risk passes to the client, though possession remains with TWENTY4 F&S LTD, until such items are paid for in full.
8. Insurance
8.1 The Customer shall be liable to arrange a suitable policy of insurance to cover replacement of the Product, and/or Services which is acceptable to TWENTY4 F&S LTD, which shall take effect from the date of commencement of the installation of the Product, and/or Services by TWENTY4 F&S LTD.
8.2 The Customer shall be required to provide TWENTY4 F&S LTD, with appropriate documentary evidence of the insurance policy referred to in clause 8.1. above upon the reasonable request of TWENTY4 F&S LTD.
9. Warranty
9.1 Subject to clause 10 below
9.1.1 TWENTY4 F&S LTD warrants that the Product, and/or Services shall be free from defects for a period of 12 months from the date of the Contract: and
9.1.2 TWENTY4 F&S LTD, liability under clause 9.1.1 above shall be limited to the cost of repair or replacement of any defective or faulty Product, and/or Services at TWENTY4 F&S LTD, absolute discretion provided such Product, and/or Services have been correctly maintained whilst in the Customer’s possession and subject to any remedial work on the Product, and/or Services taking place during Business Hours.
10. Liability
10.1 TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall have no liability to the Customer for any consequential loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims for compensation arising from the Product, and/or Services, or from their late arrival or none arrival, or any other fault of the Customer.
10.2 Except In respect of death or personal injury resulting from TWENTY4 F&S LTD, negligence, TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall not be liable to the Customer for any loss of profit or any indirect or consequential loss which may arise in connection with the supply by TWENTY4 F&S LTD, of the Product, and/or Services (whether caused by the negligence of TWENTY4 F&S LTD, Its servants. agents, consultants, sub-contractors or otherwise). TWENTY4 F&S LTD, total liability under or arising from the Contract shall not exceed the amount of the Price paid by the Customer to TWENTY4 F&S LTD.
10.3 Any claim by the Customer which is based on any defect on the quality or condition of the Product, and/or Services or their failure to correspond with the agreed specification shall (whether or not delivery is refused by the Customer) be notified to TWENTY4 F&S LTD, within 7 days from the date of delivery or (where the defect or failure was not apparent on reasonable inspection) within a reasonable time after delivery of the defect or failure. If delivery is not refused, and the Customer does not notify TWENTY4 F&S LTD, accordingly, the Customer shall not be entitled to reject the Product, and/or Services and TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall have no liability for such defect or failure, and the Customer shall be bound to pay the Price as if the Product, and/or Services had been delivered in accordance with the Contract.
10.4 No ascertained or liquidated damages have been assumed, unless otherwise stated.
10.5 No retention has been assumed. Unless otherwise stated.
10.6 TWENTY4 F&S LTD do not take responsibility for any materials or labour works, to systems over 10 years of age (due to the importance of Fire and security systems they should be replaced within this period to maintain their integrity).
10.7 TWENTY4 F&S LTD charge for aborted service visits to site, which are instigated by the client (and highlighted in its service agreements. These aborted costs cover the rescheduling and often repositioning of personnel and un-recoverable administration costs.
11. Termination
Either party may (without limiting any other remedy it may have) at any time terminate the Contract by giving written notice to the other if the Other commits any material breach of the Contract and (if capable of remedy) fails to remedy the breach within 30 days after being required by written notice to do so, or if the other goes into liquidation, or (in the case of an individual firm) becomes bankrupt, makes a voluntary arrangement with his or its creditors or has a receiver to administrator appointed.
12. Force majeure
TWENTY4 F&S LTD, shall not be liable to the Customer or be deemed to be in breach of the Contract by reason of any delay as per Estimate/ Quotation, or any failure as per Estimate/ Quotation, any of TWENTY4 F&S LTD, obligations in relation to the supply of the Product, and/or Services, if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond TWENTY4 F&S LTD, reasonable control.
13. General
13.1 If any provision of these Terms is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity of the other provisions of these
Terms and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.
13.2 No waiver by TWENTY4 F&S LTD. of any breach of the Contract by the Customer shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.
13.3 These Terms (together with any terms set out on the Estimate/ Quotation) constitute the entire agreement between the parties, superseded any previous agreement or understanding and may not be varied except in writing between the parties. All other terms and conditions express or implied by statute or otherwise are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
13.4 No third parties shall have any rights or benefits under these Terms or the Contract.
13.5 Safe means of egress and access, general lighting and welfare facilities are to be provided by the client at all times.
13.6 It has been assumed that any ‘free issue’ equipment required for the contract shall be provided free of charge, as and when required. Delays caused by failure to provide the correct equipment when needed may incur additional charges to contract.
13.7 TWENTY4 F&S LTD will only provide hand marked as installed drawings for contract works, however TWENTY4 F&S LTD do not undertake design responsibility for the system.
13.8 This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and the parties hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh Courts.