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Words & Graphics Limited (the “Company”, “we” or “us”) is registered in England and Wales under company number 2379011 and with our registered office at 21 High Street, Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 4AT. Our VAT number is GB 531 9601 56.
Any contract between the customer and Words & Graphics Limited is accepted by the customer subject to these conditions which shall govern the contract to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions of the customer.
Estimates are based on the current cost of production and are subject to amendment by the Company on or at any time after acceptance to meet any rise or fall in such costs.
We shall be entitled to charge the amount of Value Added Tax payable whether or not included on the quotation or invoice.
Work produced, whether experimentally, or otherwise, at the customer’s request will be charged for.
A charge may be made to cover any additional work involved in amending or correcting any supplied ‘print ready’ files.
Proofs of all work may be submitted for customer’s approval and we shall incur no liability for any errors not corrected by the customer in proofs so submitted. Customer’s alterations and additional proofs necessitated thereby shall be charged extra. When style, type or layout is left to the printer’s judgment, changes there from made by the customer shall be charged extra.
Every endeavour will be made to deliver the correct quantity ordered, but estimates are conditional upon margins of 5 per cent being allowed for overs or shortage on printed work, the same to be charged or deducted.
Advice or damage, delay or partial loss of goods in transit or non-delivery must be given in writing to us and the carrier within three clear days of delivery (or, in the case of non-delivery, within 28 days of dispatch of the goods) and any claim in respect thereof must be made in writing to us and the carrier within seven clear days of delivery (or, in the case of non-delivery, within 42 days of dispatch). All other claims must be made in writing to us within 28 days of delivery. We shall not be liable in respect of any claim unless the aforementioned requirements have been complied with except in any particular case where the customer proves that:
The Company shall not be liable for any loss to the customer arising from delay in transit not caused by us.
The Company shall retain ownership of any artwork it creates.
The Company shall retain title to and ownership of the goods until it has received payment in full for all sums due for all goods supplied by it to the customer.
The Company owns copyright to any graphic design work it does as part of a job.
If the customer ceases to pay his debts in the ordinary course of business or cannot pay his debts as they become due or being a company is deemed to be unable to pay its debts or has a winding-up petition issued against it or being a person commits an act of bankruptcy or has a bankruptcy petition issued against him, the Company without prejudice to other remedies shall:
A contract for the printing of a periodical publication may not be terminated by either party unless 13 weeks notice in writing is given in the case of periodicals produced monthly or more frequently or 26 weeks in writing is given in the case of other periodicals. Notice may be given at any time but wherever possible should be given after completion of work on any one issue. Nevertheless we may terminate any such contract forthwith should any sum thereunder remain unpaid.
The Company shall be under no liability if we shall be unable to carry out any provision of the contract for any reason beyond its control including (without limiting the foregoing) Act of God, legislation, war, fire, flood, drought, failure of power supply, lock-out, strike or other action taken by employees in contemplation or furtherance of a dispute or owing to any inability to produce materials required for the performance of the contract. During the continuance of such a contingency the customer may by written notice to the Company elect to terminate the contract and pay for work done and materials used, but subject thereto shall otherwise accept delivery when available.
These conditions and all other express terms of the contract shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England.