Terms & Conditions

  • 1. Definitions

    Buyer
    the person who buys or agrees to buy the goods from the Seller.
    Conditions
    the terms and conditions of sale as set out in this document and any special terms and conditions agreed in writing by the Seller.
    Goods
    the articles which the Buyer agrees to buy from the Seller.
    Price
    the price for the Goods, including the VAT and any carriage, packaging and insurance costs.
    Seller
    means Fireplace and Stove Centre of Millers Close, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1SS
  • 2. Conditions

    • 2.1 These Conditions shall form the basis of the contract between the Seller and the Buyer in relation to the sale of Goods, to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions including the Buyer’s standard conditions of purchase or any other conditions which the Buyer may purport to apply under any purchase order or confirmation of order or any other document.
    • 2.2 All orders for goods shall be deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to purchase Goods from the Seller pursuant to these Conditions.
    • 2.3 Acceptance of delivery of the Goods shall be deemed to be conclusive evidence of the Buyer’s acceptance of these Conditions
    • 2.4 These Conditions may not be varied except by the written agreement of (a director) the Seller
    • 2.5 These Conditions represent the whole of the agreement between the Seller and the Buyer. They supersede any other conditions previously issued.
  • 3. Price

    • The Price shall be (amount) (or) (the price quoted on the Sellers confirmation of order). The Price is inclusive of VAT which is at the rate in force on the date of the Seller’s invoice
  • 4. Payments and Interest

    • 4.1 Payment of the Price and VAT shall be due within (7) days of the date of the Seller’s invoice.
    • 4.2 Interest on overdue invoices shall accrue from the date when payment becomes due calculated on a daily basis until the date of payment at the rate of (8%) per annum above the Bank of England base rate from time to time in force. Such interest shall accrue after as well as before any judgment.
    • 4.3 The Buyer shall pay all accounts in full and not exercise any rights of set-off or counter-claim against invoices submitted by the seller.
  • 5. Goods

    • The quantity and description of the Goods shall be as set out in the Seller’s confirmation of order.
  • 6. Warranties

    • 6.1 The seller warrants that the Goods will at the time of delivery correspond to the description given by the Seller in the confirmation of order.
    • 6.2 All Goods carry a manufacturers warranty.
  • 7. Delivery of Goods

    • 7.1 Delivery of the Goods can be made to the Buyer’s address. The Buyer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Goods on the day notified by the Seller for delivery. This service is chargeable to the Buyer by the Seller.
    • 7.2 The Seller undertakes to use its reasonable endeavors to dispatch the Goods on an agreed delivery date, but does not guarantee to do so. Time of delivery shall not be of the essence of the contract.
    • 7.3 The Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer for any loss or damage whether arising directly or indirectly from the late delivery or short delivery of the Goods. If short delivery does take place, the Buyer undertakes not to reject the Goods but to accept the Goods delivered as part performance of the contract.
    • 7.4 If the Buyer fails to take delivery of the Goods on the agreed delivery date or, if no specific delivery date has been agreed, when the Goods are ready for dispatch, the Seller shall be entitled to store and insure the Goods and to charge the Buyer the reasonable costs of so doing.
  • 8. Acceptance of the Goods

    • 8.1 The Buyer shall be deemed to have accepted the Goods (24 hours) after delivery to the Buyer.
    • 8.2 The Buyer shall carry out a thorough inspection of the Goods within (24 hours) of delivery and shall give written notification to the Seller within 3 working days of delivery of the Goods of any defects, which a reasonable examination would have revealed.
    • 8.3 Where the Buyer has accepted, or has been deemed to have accepted, the Goods the Buyer shall not be entitled to reject Goods, which are not in accordance with the contract.
  • 9. Title and Risk

    • 9.1 Risk shall pass on delivery of the Goods to the Buyer’s address.
    • 9.2 Notwithstanding the earlier passing of risk, title in the Goods shall remain with the Seller and shall not pass to the Buyer until the amount due under the invoice for them (including interest and costs) has been paid in full.
    • 9.3 Until title passes the Buyer shall hold the Goods as bailee for the Seller and shall store or mark them so that they can at all times be identified as the property of the Seller.
    • 9.4 The Seller may at any time before title passes and without any liability to the Buyer:
      • 9.4.1 repossess and dismantle and use or sell or any of the Goods and by doing so terminate the Buyer’s right to use, sell or otherwise deal in them; and
      • 9.4.2 for that purpose (or determining what if any Goods are held by the Buyer and inspecting them) enter any premises of or occupied by the Buyer.
    • 9.5 The Seller may maintain an action for the price of any Goods notwithstanding that title in them has not passed to the Buyer.
  • 10. Delivery of Goods

    • Delivery will be chargeable on all sales
  • 11. Restocking of Goods

    • 11.1 The Seller will charge the Buyer a Restocking charge on returned Goods. The Goods have to be boxed and packaged as they were sold.
    • 11.2 The Seller has the right to refuse the request for a Restock if the Goods are damaged.
    • 11.3 The Restocking charge will be 35% of the Goods total.
  • 12. Installation

    • 12.1 The seller (The Fireplace and Stove Centre) does not carry out any installations.
    • 12.2 The seller uses a team of tried and trusted self employed  Hetas and Gas Safe registered Installers.
    • 12.3 All installation queries are between the installer and the Buyer.
    • 12.4 All installation dates are made direct with the installer and NOT with the Seller.
    • 12.5 All installation payments are paid direct to the installer.
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