1.1 In these Conditions:
"Buyer" means the person accepted by the Seller to purchase
Goods from it, subject to these Conditions;
"Conditions" means these terms and conditions of sale and
includes any special terms and conditions agreed in Writing between the Buyer
and the Seller;
"Contract" means any agreement for the supply of Goods
resulting from a Purchase Order and accepted by the Seller in accordance with
"Goods" means the goods or services, including any installment
of the goods or any part of them, which the Seller is to supply in accordance
with the Contract;
"Purchase Order" means the Buyer's order for Goods in
Writing, which shall include any order that is placed online by the Buyer on
"Seller" means AddVant Llc registered in New Jersey. AddVant
Llc is trading name.
"Website" means the website operated by the Seller from time
to time, the current URL of which is http://www.addvant.com.
"Writing" includes facsimile transmission, e-mail and
comparable means of communication.
1.2 Any reference in these Conditions to any provision of a statute
shall be construed as a reference to that provision as amended, re-enacted or
extended at the relevant time. The headings in these Conditions are for convenience
only and shall not affect their interpretation.
2. Status of Buyer
2.1 The Buyer confirms that it is not dealing as a consumer and that
it is buying the Goods for use in its business or the business of a third
3. Application of
3.1 Every Contract shall be subject to these Conditions and no
variations to these Conditions, or any other conditions which the Buyer
purports to make applicable, shall be binding unless expressly accepted in
Writing by an authorized representative of the Seller.
3.2 The Seller's employees or agents are not authorized to make any
representations concerning the Goods or their performance characteristics
either during communications via telephone or facsimile or e-mail or any
other method of communication, unless confirmed by the Seller in Writing. In
entering into this Contract the Buyer acknowledges that it does not rely on
any representations which are not so confirmed.
3.3 All statements or terms concerning Goods, including prices, quoted
or listed by or on behalf of the Seller, or including published price lists,
catalogues, pamphlets or postings on the Website constitute invitations to
treat, and shall not be construed as offers under any circumstances. Any
Purchase Order for Goods received by the Seller from the Buyer shall be
deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to purchase Goods, subject to these
Conditions. No order shall become binding until the Seller either expressly,
by giving notice of acceptance in Writing, or impliedly, by fulfilling the
Purchase Order, in whole or in part accepts the offer.
4. Quotations, Orders
4.1 All quotations given by the Seller will remain firm for thirty
(30) days from the date of the quotation provided the Seller receives a
Purchase Order based on such quotation by the end of that period. Quotations
are subject to acceptance of such Purchase Order by the Seller pursuant to
4.2 The Buyer shall be responsible to the Seller for ensuring the
accuracy of the terms of any order (including any applicable specification)
submitted by the Buyer and providing the Seller with any additional
information relating to the goods within a sufficient time to enable the
Seller to perform the Contract in accordance with its terms. If the Buyer
does not provide correct and sufficiently detailed information and the
Contract is performed late or the goods delivered are incorrect in terms of
specification or quantity the Seller will not be held liable.
4.3 The quantity, quality and description of and any specification for
the Goods and Services shall be those set out in the Buyer's Purchase Order
(if accepted by the Seller.) The Seller reserves the right to make any
alterations to the specifications of the Goods, which are necessary to
conform with any applicable statutory or legislative requirements or
variations or substitutions which do not materially affect the quality and
performance of the Goods.
5.1 Cancellations should be expressed in Writing to the Seller seven
(7) days prior to the commencement of delivery. The Seller's acceptance of a
cancellation will be evidenced by receipt of consent in Writing.
6.1 The price of the Goods shall be the price set out in any valid
quotation, or where no price has been quoted or a quoted price is no longer
valid, the price listed in the Seller's published price list or posted on the
Seller's Website, current at the date of acceptance of the Purchase Order.
Prices will normally be held for a period of 30 days of the date of the quotation.
6.2 The Seller reserves the right, by giving notice to the Buyer at
any time before
delivery, to increase the price of the Goods to reflect any changes in
specifications for the Goods which are requested by the Buyer or any delay
caused by any instructions of the Buyer or failure of the Buyer to give the
Seller adequate information or instructions.
6.3 All prices are exclusive of any applicable Value Added Tax (VAT)
or any other sales taxes for which (if applicable) the Buyer shall be
7. Terms of Payment
7.1 Unless stated else or approved prior the orders are pre
paid. An invoice will be issued to the Buyer at commencement of delivery of
the Goods. Payment must be made within the thirty (30) days from invoice date
(less any discount to which the Buyer is entitled, but without any other
deduction). The time of payment of the price shall be of the essence of the
7.2 The Seller reserves the right not to dispatch Goods if the Buyer's
account with the Seller is overdrawn, or if the Seller is otherwise in breach
of any payment obligation to the Seller. Goods will be delivered once the
account is placed in sufficient credit or such breach is remedied. The Seller
will hold the Goods for the Buyer, at the Buyer's expense, for a period of up
to thirty (30) days, to enable the Buyer to remedy the situation, failing
which the Seller shall be released from any further obligation towards the
Buyer in relation to such Goods.
7.3 If the Customer fails to pay the invoice value of Goods by the due
date it shall pay interest on the amount unpaid from the date on which
payment was due to that on which it is made (whether before or after
judgment) at the rate of 8% per annum over the base rate from time to time of
HSBC Bank plc. AddVant Llc also reserves the right to recover any collection
or legal costs incurred, from the debtor on the overdue amount.
8.1 The Goods shall be delivered, carriage paid, to the Buyer's
notified place of business or to such other place of delivery as is agreed
between the Parties in Writing prior to the Goods being passed to the
8.2 Any dates specified for delivery of the Goods are intended to be
estimates only and time of delivery may not be of the essence. If no dates
for delivery are specified, delivery will be within a reasonable time.
Subject to the other provisions of these Conditions the Seller will not be
liable for late delivery of the Goods (even if caused by the Seller's
negligence), nor will any delay entitle the Buyer to terminate or rescind the
Contract unless such delay exceeds 180 days.
8.3 The Seller reserves the right to elect the carrier of the goods,
unless otherwise agreed in Writing between the parties. The Seller also
reserves the right to arrange adequate insurance, either independently or
through the carrier, for the Goods up until the time when they are delivered,
to the place agreed between the parties, and a Proof of Delivery has been
issued, at which time risk passes to the Buyer.
8.4 The Goods are at the risk of the Buyer from the time of delivery.
If for any reason the Buyer will not accept delivery of any of the Goods when
they are ready for delivery, or the Seller is unable to deliver the Goods on
time because the Buyer has not provided appropriate instructions, documents,
licenses or authorizations, risk in the Goods will pass to the Buyer
(including for loss or damage caused by the Seller's negligence) from the
moment of attempted delivery, the Goods will be deemed to have been delivered
and the Seller may store the Goods until delivery whereupon the Buyer will be
liable for all related costs and expenses (including without limitation
storage and insurance).
8.5 If the Goods are to be delivered in installments, each delivery
shall constitute a separate contract and failure by the Seller to deliver any
one or more of the installments in accordance with these Conditions or any
claim by the Buyer in respect of any one or more installments shall not
entitle the Buyer to treat the Contract as a whole as repudiated.
8.6 If the Seller fails to deliver the Goods (or any installments) for
any reason other than Force Majeure (as defined below) or the Buyer's fault,
and the Seller is accordingly liable to the Buyers, the Seller's liability
shall be limited to the excess (if any) of the cost to the Buyer (in the
cheapest available market) of similar goods to replace those not delivered
over the price of the Goods.
9.1 Property in the Goods shall not pass to the Buyer until the Seller
has received in full (in cash or cleared funds) all sums due to it in respect
both of the Goods, and all other sums which are or which become due to the
Seller from the Buyer on any account.
9.2 Until property in the Goods has passed to the Buyer the Buyer
must: store the Goods (at no cost to the Seller) separately from all other
goods of the Buyer or any third party in such a way as they remain readily
identifiable as the Seller's property; not destroy, deface or obscure any
identifying mark or packaging on or relating to the Goods; maintain the Goods
in satisfactory condition insured on the Seller's behalf for their full price
against all risks to the reasonable satisfaction of the Seller. On request
the Buyer shall produce the policy of insurance to the Seller. The Seller
shall be entitled to recover payment for the Goods notwithstanding that
property in the Goods has not passed from the Seller. The Buyer grants the
Sellers, its agents and employees an irrevocable license at any time to enter
any premises where the goods are or may be stored in order to inspect them
or, where the Buyer's right to possession has terminated, to recover them.
The Buyer shall not be entitled to pledge or in any way charge by way of
security for any indebtedness any of the Goods which remain the property of
the Seller, but if the Buyer does so all monies owing by the Buyer to the
Seller shall, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to the
Seller, forthwith become due and payable.
10. Warranties and
10.1 All Goods are sold subject to the express warranty terms
specified by the original manufacturer or supplier. The Seller will pass to
the Buyer to the extent that it is able to do so, the benefit of such
guarantee or warranty relating to the Goods as it may receive from the
manufacturer of the Goods.
10.2 Save as expressly provided in these Conditions, the Seller shall
be under no liability to the Purchaser under these Conditions, any Contract
or otherwise for any loss or damage howsoever caused to the Buyer or any
other person including, without limitation, any loss of profit, loss of
earnings, damage to property, business interruption, damage to reputation or
goodwill or any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage (save in
respect of death or personal injury resulting from negligence) and any term,
condition or representation to the contrary whether express or implied by
statute, common law or otherwise is hereby expressly excluded as far as it is
possible to exclude it, save for fraudulent misrepresentation to which this
exclusion shall not apply.
10.3 The liability of the Seller to the Buyer for any loss or damage
of whatsoever nature and however caused shall be limited to and in no
circumstances shall exceed the price paid by the Buyer for the Goods
11. Defective Goods
11.1 The Seller reserves the right at its sole discretion to decide
whether any goods are defective. Defective goods will either be replaced with
a Good of the same or similar specification or will be repaired. If
replacement or repair is not practicable, the Seller will credit the value of
the defective Good (as detailed on the invoice) to the Buyer's account. The
Seller shall have no other liability in respect of defective Goods. All
defective Goods must be reported on the Website within seven (7) days of the
delivery date and must be returned in accordance with the following RMA
procedure. All Goods that are reported defective during the warranty period,
will be given an RMA number and must be returned following the Returns
Materials Authorization procedure, details of which can be provided to the
Buyer on request. No Goods may be returned except pursuant to the RMA
procedure. No goods may be returned without a valid RMA number displayed in
the packaging. Any defects discovered shall not entitle the Buyer to rescind
the contract. The Buyer will pay for the Goods to be returned to the Seller,
but will be reimbursed for these costs if the defect is reported to the
Seller within the warranty period and returned to the Seller in adherence
with the RMA procedure. Transport charges shall be charged to the Buyer if
the defect is reported after the expiration of the warranty period, if the
Good is not returned in compliance with the RMA procedure, and/or if the Good
is returned in compliance with this clause but proves not to be defective. AddVant
Llc reserve the right to charge a re-stocking fee for any returned goods
taken back into stock, for any reason.
12.1 In connection with the processing of any personal data the Seller
will comply with the Data Protection, without limitation, each Data
Protection and with all other applicable data protection legislation which is
in force from time to time.
12.2 The information collected by the Seller may be used for the
following purposes: internal review for the Seller's own operational
purposes; to improve the content of its website; to provide information to
members on subjects requested by users; to customize the content and/or
layout of its website for each individual user; to notify users about updates
to the services and products available on the website; [we may disclose the
information to our carefully selected and reputable commercial partners who
will be offering compatible or complementary goods or services with us or
through the Website, provided they undertake to exercise the same care with
the data as we do ourselves]; and for the purpose of assessing the credit
status of the Buyer, and to this end, may be disclosed to credit reference
12.3 If the Buyer does not wish to receive emails from the Seller at
any time in the future, it should inform the Seller via email.
13.1 All notices required to be given hereunder shall be given in
writing to the recipient at the address stated on the face of these
Conditions, or to such other address as the recipient may from time to time
specify in writing by sending the same by pre-paid postage or facsimile. All
notices shall, if sent by post, be deemed to be delivered forty eight (48)
hours after posting and if sent by facsimile, shall be deemed to have been
received at the time of delivery as indicated on the facsimile activity
report of the sender.
13.2 Neither party shall be deemed to be in breach of these Conditions
or otherwise liable to the other party for any delay in performance or any
non-performance of any obligations under these Conditions (and the time for
performance shall be extended accordingly) if and to the extent that the
delay or non-performance is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable
control including without limitation flood, fire, earthquake, riots,
industrial disputes (other than disputes with a party's employees) not
arising through the fault of either party ("Force Majeure").
13.3 No delay or omission on the part of either party in exercising
any right, power or remedy provided by law or under these Conditions shall
impair such right, power or remedy or operate as a waiver thereof. The single
or partial exercise of any right, power or remedy provided by law or under
these Conditions shall not preclude any other further exercise thereof or the
exercise of any other right, power or remedy. The rights, powers and remedies
provided in these Conditions are cumulative and not exclusive of any rights,
powers and remedies provided by law.
13.4 These Terms and Conditions and any amendments agreed in Writing
between the parties shall be governed and construed in accordance with New Jersey law and the parties submit to
the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the New Jersey Courts in relation to all
matters arising out of this Contract.