Our Terms and conditions
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All orders are accepted and goods supplied by Alpha Micro
Components Limited ("the Company") subject to the following express
terms and conditions and (so far as permitted by statute) all other
conditions, warranties and representations, express or implied and
statutory or otherwise, except as to title, are hereby
excluded. No addition thereto or variation therefrom shall
apply unless agreed in writing by a Director of the Company.
(a) The company refuses the right (without prejudice
to any other remedy) to cancel any uncompleted order or to suspend
delivery in the event of any of the customer's commitments with the
Company not being met. If an order is cancelled by the
Company in the aforementioned circumstances, or is cancelled by a
customer then the customer shall indemnify the Company against all
loss, cost (including the costs of all labour and materials used
and overheads incurred), damages, charges and expenses arising out
of the order and the cancellation thereof, (the Company giving
credit for the value of any such materials sold or utilised for
(b) In the event of the customer wishing to
reschedule any order or part of an order, this can only be agreed
by a Director of the Company, and a minimum notice period of sixty
days must be given for any reschedule to be considered.
3. EXTRA COST
In the event of any suspension of work through the customer's
instructions or lack of instructions the price(s) given overleaf
shall be increased to cover any extra expense thereby incurred by
4. DISPATCH DATES
Any times quoted for dispatch are to be treated as estimates
only. Whilst every endeavour will be made to meet these
estimated times for dispatch the Company shall not be liable in any
matter whatsoever for failures to dispatch within the time
5. CARRIAGE DELIVERY RISK AND
(a) The risk of loss and/or damage to the goods
supplied by the Company shall pass to the customer when they are
delivered to the Customer or other person to whom the Company has
been authorised by the Customer to deliver the goods whether
expressly or by implication by the Carrier at the destination
specified by the Customer or otherwise and the Company shall not be
liable for the safety of the goods thereafter (and accordingly the
Customer should insure the goods thereafter against such risks as
may be commercially prudent).
(b) Any damage to the goods in transit should be
notified to the carrier and the Company within two days of receipt,
packing and contents to be held for inspection. If the goods
are not received by the customer within seven days of date of
invoice the carrier and the Company should at once be informed in
writing. Any shortages or discrepancies should be reported in
writing within two working days. Claims not made within the said
period(s) will not be entertained.
(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (b)
above, the legal and beneficial ownership of the goods shall remain
with the Company (which reserves the right to dispose of them)
until payment has been made in full and has been received by the
Company in accordance within the relevant terms.
(d) So long as the Company shall remain the owner or
the goods the Customer shall store the same so that they are
clearly identifiable as the goods of the Company and in particular
will not remove from such goods any labels or other identifying
marks placed thereon by the Company. If payment in full is
not made in accordance with these conditions of sale the Company
shall have the right (without prejudice to the obligation of the
Customer to purchase the goods) to retake possession of the
whole or any part of the goods and for that purpose to enter any
premises occupied by the Customer and to sever the goods from
anything to which they are attached without being liable for any
damage caused thereby and without prejudice to any other remedy
that may be available to the Company.
If the Customer (who as between itself and any third part
sub-purchaser shall be deemed to act on its own account and not as
an agent for the Company) shall sell the goods prior to making
payment in full for them, the beneficial entitlement of the Company
therein shall attach to the proceeds of such sale or to the claim
for such proceeds and the Customer shall hold such proceeds of sale
on separate account for the Company absolutely.
SALES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM
(a) All accounts are strictly net and payable
30 days from the date of invoice.
(b) The company reserves the right to charge
interest on any overdue amount at a rate of 2% per month calculated
from the due date for payment to the date of actual payment.
(c) All costs and
expenses reasonably incurred by the Company in recovering monies
due to it will be charged to and be payable by the customer.
7. PRODUCT WARRANTIES
In the case of defects or faulty workmanship in products or any
parts thereof supplied but not manufactured by the Company, the
customer shall not be entitled to receive any greater benefit
hereunder than shall be received by the Company under any guarantee
or warranty given to the Company by the manufacturers or suppliers
The Company shall not be responsible for non-performance's in
whole or in part on its obligations nor under any liability to the
customer in respect thereof if such non-performance is due to act
of God, war, insurrection, Government regulations, embargoes,
strikes, labour disputes, illness, flood, fire, tempest or any
other cause beyond the control of the Company.
9. TERMINATION BY STATE
Notwithstanding the provisions of condition 8 if the goods are
to be used in the performance of a contract or subcontract made
with any statutory or public body or authority (including any
department or organ of state whether in the United Kingdom or
abroad) and such body terminates the contract in whole or in part,
the order placed on the Company in respect thereof may be
cancelled in the same proportion provided that the customer shall
have made the Company aware that the goods were to be so used at
the time of placing the order and the Company shall have confirmed
that the provisions of this clause should apply. The
liability of the Customer for termination allowance shall be
determined by the then applicable regulations of the relevant
statutory or other public authority pertaining to the termination
of contracts in such circumstances.
10. CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS AND DAMAGE
Save as herein expressly provided the Company shall not be
liable for any loss or damage of whatsoever nature or to whomsoever
caused arising out of the use of goods supplied by it. The
customer shall indemnify the Company against all claims made
against the Company by any third party in respect thereof.
11. FINANCIAL CONDITION
If, in the Company's judgement, the Customer's financial
condition does not justify the terms of payment specified, the
Company may cancel any unfilled orders unless the customer shall,
upon written notice, immediately pay for any goods delivered or
shall pay in advance for all goods ordered but not delivered or
both at the Company's option.
The contract to which this document relates shall be binding
upon and inure to the benefit of the successors and assigns of the
entire business and goodwill of either the Company or the customer
or of that part of the business or either used in the performance
of such contract, but shall not be otherwise assignable.
13. LEGAL CONSTRUCTION
These Conditions and the contract to which this document relates
shall in all respects be construed and operate in accordance with
English Law, and the parties hereby submit themselves to the
jurisdiction of the English Courts.
14. CANCELLATION & RETURNS
No order can be cancelled or accepted for return without the
prior agreement of the Company. If cancellation/return is accepted
by the Company a Returns number (RMA) will be issued. Goods
must be returned, at the Customer's risk and expense, for receipt
by the Company within 28 days of an RMA being issued, thereafter
the RMA will expire. Returned Goods must have the RMA number
on the outer packaging and be accompanied by paperwork detailing
the reason for return, the RMA number and full Customer contact
details. The Customer is responsible for returning Goods to the
Company and for providing proof of delivery of such return.
Goods returned and found to be 'faulty' or 'non-conformant' will
be refunded or replaced at the discretion of the Company.
Where replacement Goods are sent to the Customer the Company will
nominate the carriage method. Any refunds will be
issued via the same form of payment originally used for
Where payment for Goods is made by credit card or pro-forma
invoice, refund or replacement will only be made once the returned
Goods have been received and inspected by the Company.
Software Licences and Extended Warrantees are not refundable once
(a) Whilst every endeavour has been made to ensure
the accuracy of the prices quoted no responsibility can be accepted
for any errors or omissions. Prices are subject to alteration
(b) Without prejudice to the generality of the
foregoing where a price is quoted and an order accepted for a
product which is being imported from outside the United Kingdom,
the Company reserves the right to increase the quoted price should
the exchange rate vary by more than 2.5% from that in existence at
the time the order was accepted.
(c) Unless otherwise specifically stated, all prices
are quoted on an "ex-works" basis, exclusive of VAT, taxes,
excises, delivery or other charges.