Terms & Conditions

Our standard Terms & Conditions of practice are listed below. The most recent version will always be available on this page of our website.
 
Please ensure that you read and understand these conditions, By accepting a quotation from Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd you confirm that you are in agreement with and bound by the terms and conditions below.
 
1 Definitions
 
In these Terms and Conditions, the Specification and the Contract the following words shall have the meanings given in this clause:
 
1.1 'Client'
 
Means the person, firm or company who instruct Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd to perform the Services
 
1.2 'Contract'
 
Means the agreement between Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd and the Client to perform the Services comprising of these Terms and Conditions and the Specification. The Contract and the Client's acceptance of these terms exists from when:
 
(a) The Client accepts the written quotation; or
 
(b) Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd commences work on the Goods or Services on the Client's instruction
 
1.3 'Deposit'
 
Means 50% of the Price due on the Client's agreement to the Contract or another percentage as detailed in the initial Specification.
 
1.4 'Due Date'
 
Means 28 days from the date of Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd issuing the invoice upon completion of the Goods and Services.
 
1.5 'Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd'
 
Means Robert Sargeson of 124-126 Layton Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 8ES trading as Ravenheatspares.com.
 
1.6 'Interest Rate'
 
Means 5% above the base rate of the Bank of England.
 
1.7 'Goods and Services'
 
Means the goods Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd will deliver and / or services Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd will supply according to the Specification.
 
1.8 'Price'
 
Means the price agreed by Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd and the Client for providing the Goods and Services either:
 
(a) initially on agreement of the Specification; or
 
(b) a new price later agreed on alteration of the specification
 
1.9 'Specification'
 
Means:
 
(a) the details of the work agreed between the parties and signed by the Client; and
 
(b) any later alteration agreed by the parties throughout the duration of the Contract
 
1.10 'Terms and Conditions'
 
Means these Standard Terms and Conditions of Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd which can be found at http://www.sargesonsplumbingandheatingsuppliesonline.co.uk/terms-and-conditions.html
 
 
 
2 Interpretation
 
These Terms and Conditions, the Specification and the Contract shall be read in the light of the following interpretation:
 
2.1 Gender
 
One gender shall mean all genders.
 
2.2 Headings
 
Headings used in this Agreement are provided for convenience only and shall not be used to construe meaning or intent.
 
2.3 Statute
 
Any reference to a statute also refers to any amendment or re-enactment thereof.
 
 
 
3 Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd Obligations
 
3.1 Obligation
 
Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd shall on receipt of full instructions and the Deposit from the Client using reasonable care and skill complete and / or deliver the Goods and Services to the Client in accordance with the Specification.
 
3.2 Timescale
 
The goods and services shall be completed and / or delivered in a reasonable time unless expressly stated in the Specification.
 
 
 
4 Client's Obligations
 
The Client shall:
 
4.1 Payment of the Deposit
 
Pay the Deposit to Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd on instructing Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd to undertake the work on the Goods and Services.
 
4.2 Payment of the Price
 
Pay the Price less the Deposit if already paid to Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd by the Due Date.
 
4.3 Late Payment
 
Pay interest calculated daily at the Interest Rate to Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd for every day beyond the Due Date the Price is not received without set off. Raven Heat Spares reserves its rights under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 in relation to late payment.
 
4.4 Provide Information
 
Provide the necessary information to enable Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd to undertake the works detailed in the Specification.
 
 
 
5 Intellectual Property Rights
 
Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd assigns all intellectual property rights in the Goods and Services to the Client on receipt of payment of the Price and all monies owing to Raven Heat Spares by the Client. Except Raven Heat Spares retains the right:
 
5.1 to use the Goods and Services for the purposes of advertising or otherwise promoting Raven Heat Spares's work
 
5.2 to be identified as the author of copyrightable works under sections 77 - 79 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
 
 
 
6 Declarations
 
6.1 Approvals
 
Where preliminary material is sent to the Client for final approval, the Client shall check it carefully and notify Raven Heat Spares by e-mail or post of any errors or alterations. Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd will use its reasonable endeavours to effect any changes so notified but Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd reserves the right to charge extra if any of these alterations either go beyond the original Specification or are notified to Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd more than 5 working days after their supply to the Client. Where notification of errors is either delayed in this way or does not occur at all before publication, Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd will not be liable in respect of any such errors. Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd cannot guarantee that any or all colours will be exactly replicated in the final version as published.
 
6.2 Assignment
 
(a) The Client shall not assign the Contract.
 
(b) Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd may assign or subcontract the Contract or any part of it to any person, firm or company.
 
(c) A person who is not a party to this Contract has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act of 1999 to enforce any term of this Contract.
 
6.3 Confidentiality
 
Not withstanding the termination of the Contract, Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd and the Client agree to keep confidential and not use for its own purposes or disclose to a third party and information of a confidential nature which may become known unless such information is already public knowledge.
 
6.4 Delivery
 
Where relevant delivery of the Goods and Services shall be by email or posting on the internet unless otherwise expressly stated in the Specification or agreed between the parties.
 
6.5 Domain Names
 
Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd may purchase internet domain names for the client. Payment and renewal of domain names is the responsibility of the Client. Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd excludes all liability for the loss or cancellation of domain names.
 
6.6 Entire Agreement
 
The Client accepts that the Contract represents the entire understanding between the parties and in that regard supersedes all representations, communications and prior agreements between the parties.
 
6.7 Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd Link
 
Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd reserves the right to place a graphical and/or textual link to the Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd website on any website designed for the Client unless expressly stated in the Specifications. The link must be retained for a 12 month period from the date the website goes live.
 
6.8 Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd's Status
 
Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd acts in the Contract as a principal and not as agent for the Client and will enter into all related contracts as principal.
 
6.9 Governing Law
 
The Contract and any relevant interaction between the parties shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and both parties agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales in relation to any claim, dispute or difference which may arise hereunder or in relation to any relevant interaction between the parties prior to this Contract.
 
6.10 Notice of change in Terms and Conditions
 
Sargeson's Plumbers Merchants Ltd reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions without prior notice. The Client shall deemed to have received notice of change to the Terms and Conditions where they have been posted to http://www.sargesons.co.uk/terms-and-conditions.