Pro Business Publications Ltd


1.1 "Buyer" means the organisation or person who buys or agrees to buy the Goods from the Seller;

1.2 "Buyer's Purchase Order" means an order for Goods by the Buyer and acknowledged by the Seller in accordance with clause 2.2;

1.3 "Contract" means any contract (written or verbal) between the Seller and the Buyer for the sale and purchase of Goods incorporating these Terms and Conditions;

1.4 "Delivery Date" means the date specified by the Seller when the goods are to be delivered;

1.5 "Goods" means the articles that the Buyer agrees to buy from the Seller;

1.6 "List Price" means the list of prices of the Goods maintained by the Seller as amended from time to time;

1.7 "Price" means the price for the Goods excluding VAT (if applicable) or any analogous sales tax, carriage, freight, postage or insurance costs;

1.8 "Seller" means Pro Business Publications Ltd of 51 Mitchell Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7BD.

1.9 "Terms and Conditions" means the terms and conditions of sale set out in this document and any special terms and conditions agreed in writing by the Seller;

1.10 It is expressly understood that neither the Buyer nor the Seller are consumers, as defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977;

1.11 Any reference to a statutory provision shall be construed as a reference to that provision as amended, re-enacted or extended at the relevant time.

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2.1 These Terms and Conditions shall apply to all contracts for the sale of Goods by the Seller to the Buyer to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions including any terms or conditions that the buyer may purport to apply under any purchase order, confirmation of order or similar document.

2.2 All orders for Goods shall be deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to purchase Goods pursuant to these Terms and Conditions and all orders shall be confirmed in writing by the Seller.

2.3 Acceptance of delivery of the Goods shall be deemed conclusive evidence of the Buyer's acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

2.4 Any variation to these Terms and Conditions (including any special terms and conditions agreed between the parties) shall be inapplicable unless agreed in writing by the Seller.

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3.1 The Price shall be that in the Seller's current List Price, or such other price as was agreed by the parties either verbally during formation of a verbal contract or in writing during formation of a written contract. The Price is exclusive of VAT or any analogous sales tax, carriage, freight, postage or insurance costs.

3.2 Payment of the Price and VAT and any other applicable costs shall be due within 14 days of the date of the invoice supplied by the Seller.

3.3 Interest on overdue invoices shall accrue from day to day from 30 days after the date of the invoice until the date of payment under our stautory right to interest on late payments.

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4.1 The quantity and description of the Goods shall be as was set out in the original contract, either a verbal contract or a written contract.

4.2 The Goods shall be required only to conform to the specification in the original contract. Photos are for illustrative purposes only and may not exactly match the product itself.

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5.1 Unless otherwise agreed, delivery of the Goods shall take place at the address specified either during the verbal contract or in the Buyer's Purchase Order on the Delivery Date and the Buyer shall be deemed to have accepted the Goods upon their delivery. The Buyer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Goods whenever they are tendered for delivery.

5.2 The Delivery Date specified by the Seller is an estimate only. Time for delivery shall not be of the essence of the Contract.

5.3 If the Seller is unable to deliver the Goods for reasons beyond its control, then the Seller shall be entitled to place the Goods in storage until such times as delivery may be effected and the Buyer shall be liable for any expense associated with such storage.

5.4 The Buyer shall be entitled to replacement Goods where the Goods have been damaged during transportation. The Buyer must notify the Seller of the damage within 24 hours of delivery.

5.5 Risk shall pass on delivery of the Goods to the Buyer.

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6.1 The Seller warrants that it has good title to the Goods.

6.2 Title to the Goods shall not pass to the Buyer until the Seller has been paid in full for the Goods.

6.3 The Seller holds the copyright on the Goods and the Buyer does not have the right to copy or reproduce the Goods in any way. The Buyer is buying the right to use the Goods within one business only and any reproduction of the product, other than of the authorised printable forms, will be seen as an infringement of that copyright and legal action will be taken by the Seller to protect their rights.

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7.1 Where the Goods have been manufactured by the Seller and are found to be defective, the Seller shall repair, or in its sole discretion, replace defective Goods free of charge, subject to the following conditions:
7.1.1 the Buyer notifying the Seller of the defect within 5 days of the defect becoming apparent; 7.1.2 such notice being served within 90 days of delivery;
7.1.3 the defect being due to the faulty design, materials or workmanship of the Seller.

7.2 Any Goods to be repaired or replaced shall be returned to the Seller at the Buyer's expense.

7.3 Where the Goods have been manufactured and supplied to the Seller by a third party, any warranty granted to the Seller in respect of the Goods shall be passed on to the Buyer.

7.4 Subject to the Seller's liability under Clause 6 and subject to Clause 8, the Seller shall be under no liability whatever to the Buyer for any loss (including loss of profit), costs, damages, charges or expenses incurred by the Buyer or for any loss or damage to or caused by the Goods.

7.5 Subject to this Clause 7 and to Clause 8, all other warranties, conditions or terms whether made expressly or implied by common law or by statute relating to use, quality, and/or fitness for purpose are excluded.

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8.1 Subject to Clauses 8.2 and 8.3, in the event of any breach of these Terms and Conditions by the Seller the remedies of the Buyer shall be limited to damages which shall in no circumstances exceed the Price of the Goods.

8.2 Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to limit or exclude the liability of the Seller for death or personal injury as a result of the Seller's negligence or that of its employees or agents.

8.3 Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to limit or exclude the liability of the Seller for breach of the warranties contained in Clause 6 or for breach of warranty as to title and quiet possession implied by the Sale of Goods Act 1979 where such Act applies to the Contract.

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Neither party shall be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of its obligations if the delay or failure results from events or circumstances outside its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, strikes, lock outs, accidents, war, fire, breakdown of plant or machinery or shortage or unavailability of raw materials from a natural source of supply, and the party shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of its obligations.

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If any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any Court of competent jurisdiction such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions hereof shall continue in full force and effect as if these Terms and Conditions had been agreed with the invalid illegal or unenforceable provision eliminated.

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These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of Scotland and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.

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