Terms & Conditions
The following definitions shall apply to the following terms when used in these
"The Seller" means Marcom Electronic Components (UK) Ltd or any subsidiary or associate company of the
"The Goods" means the Goods supplied by the Seller to the Purchaser.
"The Services" means the services, including without prejudice to the generality
of the foregoing, the installation of Goods supplied by the Seller to the
"The Purchaser" means the person to whom the Seller supplies Goods and or
Services and where the Purchaser is a company and subsidiary or associate
company of the purchaser.
2. Quotations and Acceptance;
Quotations are valid for 30 (thirty) days unless withdrawn and represent no
obligation upon the Seller until the Seller accepts the Purchaser's order and
furthermore the Seller reserves the right without notice to alter the price of
Goods due to circumstances beyond the Seller's control and to correct errors and
The Purchaser's order must be identified with an order number and must refer to
any quotation issued by the Seller and must contain sufficient information to
enable the Seller to proceed.
In the event of inconsistency between these conditions and the Purchaser's
conditions, these conditions and any other specific terms imposed by the Seller
shall prevail. No variation of these conditions or any other specific condition
imposed by the Seller shall be binding upon the Seller or the Purchaser unless
or until the variation has been accepted in writing by a duly authorised person
on behalf of the Seller. This condition applies equally whether or not a
variation is made before or after the conclusion of a contract of sale or supply
between the Seller and the Purchaser.
These conditions shall apply to any future oral or written contract for the
supply of Goods and/or Services by the Seller to the Purchaser save to the
extent that such conditions are in any such future contract specifically varied
or excluded or are inconsistent with what is expressly agreed in any such future
3. Price and Delivery;
Prices do not include value added tax or any other applicable tax imposed upon
the value of sales, which taxes shall where applicable be charged at the
appropriate rate prevailing at the tax point for the sales in question.
The Seller reserves the right to increase the price of Goods agreed to be sold
in proportion to any increase of costs to the Seller between the date of
acceptance of the order and the date of delivery (including but not by way of
limitation those relating to exchange rates, labour, materials, transport and
taxes) or where the increase is due to any act or default of the Purchaser
including cancellation by the Purchaser of the part of any order.
Where agreed call offs are not adhered to by the Purchaser the Seller reserves
the right to amend the price structure in accordance with the quantities
Every endeavour shall be made by the Seller to deliver Goods in accordance with
the Purchaser's order and subsequent written confirmation from the Seller. Upon
delivery the Goods shall be and thereafter remain at the risk of the Purchaser.
Goods described in the Sellerís catalogue or elsewhere are
subjected to a continuing process of technical change and
development and the Seller therefore reserves the right to alter
specifications without notice any time before delivery. All
descriptions, illustrations, specifications and dimensions are
approximate and are only intended to present a general guideline
as to the goods therein. It is therefore agreed by the Buyer that the
goods supplied may not comply in all respects with the description
in the Sellerís catalogue or elsewhere. If a sample of the goods
has been exhibited to and inspected by the Buyer the contract
shall not constitute a sale by sample.
5. Quantities and damage;
Any claim for quantity discrepancy or damage must be notified, in writing,
within 7 working days of receipt.
6. Terms of Payment;
Payment for Goods is strictly net 30 days from date of invoice unless otherwise
agreed in writing with an authorised official of the Seller. In the event that
payment is not made by such date, the Seller will be entitled to recover from
the Purchaser interest on any outstanding balance at the rate of 4% above HSBC
Bank Rate per month for the time being in force from the date of the Seller's
invoice to the date of payment. In the event of non-payment of Goods at the
appropriate time, the Seller reserves the right to withhold deliveries to that
Purchaser until such time as the outstanding amount has been cleared.
7. Warranties & Limitation of Liability Therefore;
The Seller warrants that it will replace defective Goods sold by it, provided,
a) Purchaser notifies the Seller of any claims of defect in material or
workmanship within 21 days after receipt of shipment; and
b) Return of Goods or parts is authorised by the Seller and then returned to the
Seller within 10 days of such authorisation, transportation charges prepaid;
c) Goods or parts are found to be defective in materials or workmanship upon
examination by the Seller.
Goods shall not be considered as defective or non-conforming if they
substantially fulfil performance requirements and are manufactured in accordance
with either manufacturer's specifications or government specifications where
applicable. This warranty will not extend to Goods which have been subject to
misuse, neglect, accident or improper installation, or which have been repaired
or altered outside the manufacturer's factory. The Seller shall not be liable
for any expense incurred by the Purchaser nor for any special or consequential
damages, liquidated damages or penalties suffered by the Purchaser or anyone
else with respect to defective or non-conforming material.
Goods remain the property of the Seller until such time that payment has been
received in full for the said Goods. In the event that payment for the Goods is
not in strict conformity with the terms of payment contained in these Conditions
or in such other terms of payment as shall have been specifically agreed in
writing between the parties, the Seller shall be entitled to repossess the Goods
if he has parted with possession and shall have an irrevocable free license to
enter onto property belonging to the Purchaser or its agents for the purpose of
recovering possession of the Goods.
The Seller reserves in accordance with Section 19 of the Sales of Goods Act 1979
the right of disposal and retains all right and title to any Goods delivered to
the Purchaser under any agreement for sale until either.
(i) The time of receipt by the Seller of all sums payable in respect thereof
(whether such sums are due on delivery or are the subject of any credit agreed
or granted for any period thereafter and any other sums due from the Purchaser
at the date of delivery on any other account or,
(ii) If the Purchaser incorporates the Goods in other Goods in the ordinary
course of manufacture until the time of such incorporation whichever of these
two times is the earlier.
Until such payment or any such incorporation the Purchaser shall hold and store
the Goods as bailee for and on behalf of the Seller and in such a place and way
that the Goods are readily identifiable as the Sellers' property and shall
deliver them up to the Seller forthwith upon the Seller's request made at any
time after the delivery. Any such request by the Seller shall have the effect of
bringing to an end the agreement for the sale of the Goods to the Purchaser
(without prejudice to the Seller's rights to claim damages from the Purchaser
for any breach of the agreement for sale prior to such request). Prior to
payment as aforesaid and prior to any such request as aforesaid:
(i) the Purchaser shall be entitled to incorporate the Goods in other Goods in
the ordinary course of manufacture but shall not otherwise have any right to use
the Goods, and
(ii) the Purchaser shall not have any rights to dispose of the Goods in
circumstances where they have not been incorporated in other Goods pursuant to (i)
except as agent for and on behalf of the Seller and any such disposal of the
Goods for and on behalf of the Seller shall bring the agreement for sale to the
Purchaser to an end and the Purchaser shall receive and keep separate and hold
all rights to the whole proceeds thereof as agent on behalf of and for the sole
account of the Seller.
Value Added Tax shall be charged at the current legal rate if applicable.
10. Modifications or Cancellations;
Orders accepted by the Seller cannot be modified or cancelled except with the
Seller's written consent and upon terms, which will indemnify and protect the
Seller against all losses.
11. Intellectual Property Rights;
a) The sale of Goods and the publication of any information or technical data
relating thereto does not imply, and the Seller gives no warranty as to, freedom
from the patent, registered design or other industrial property rights of third
parties (whether arising or created before or after the date of delivery of the
Goods). ("IPR") in respect of the Goods or any particular application thereof or
any method in which the Goods issued or disposed of or any combination for the
Goods with or into any other product (whether or not supplied by the Seller),
whether or not that application, method or combination is the only application,
method or combination in which the Goods can be disposed of or used.
b) The Purchaser warrants that any design and specifications supplied or
specified by the Seller will not involve the infringement of any ("IPR") in the
manufacture and sale of the Goods by the Seller.
c) The Purchaser undertakes to indemnify and keep indemnified the Seller against
all royalties, claims, actions, demands, proceedings, losses and costs in
connection with any infringement or alleged infringement of any ("IPR") arising
out of or in connection with the matters described in paragraphs (a) and/or (b).
12. Special Conditions;
In the event of the Purchaser's order form containing special printed conditions
the order for the Goods will only be accepted by the Seller on the understanding
that those conditions are not at variance with those of the Seller, or, if there
is any variance, such conditions have been waived by the Purchaser.
13. Applicable Law;
The Seller's quotation, and the contract between the Seller and the Purchaser
shall be governed by English Law and the Purchaser hereby irrevocably submits to
the jurisdiction of the English courts.
14. Force Majeure;
The Seller shall have no liability in respect of any failure or delay by the
Seller to deliver the Goods or to perform the Services or otherwise to perform
any of its contractual obligations with the Purchaser insofar as any failure or
delay is due to any cause outside the reasonable control of the Seller including
but without generality of the foregoing industrial action, strikes, lock outs,
shortages of labour or other labour troubles, non availability to the Seller of
supplies of stock parts or materials delay in delivery of Goods or materials
therefore by suppliers or other persons civil commotion, riots, war or threat or
preparation of war breaking off diplomatic relations, fire, explosion, accident,
sabotage, storm, flood, earthquakes, fog, subsidence, pestilence or epidemics or
mandatory compliance with any direction request or order of any person having or
appearing to have authority whether for defence or other governmental or
national purpose government action legislation or regulation any act of God any
requisition for materials or services apparently or stated to be for the
purposes of defence inability to obtain fuel power transportation and any such
delay or failure to deliver such Goods or as the case may be to provide such
Services shall not effect the obligation of the Purchaser to pay for the Goods
already delivered and for Services already provided in the event that such delay
continues for an unbroken period of six days either party shall have the right
by notice in writing to terminate the contract or contracts in question to the
extent that they shall not already have been performed.
Last updated 25th Novemeber 2015.