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Please note that in the majority of cases project work will be undertaken on a fixed costs basis. 

Having made an initial assessment of your requirements we will issue a quotation to cover the work required.  No costs will be incurred until we have received a signed copy (either by fax or post) of the quotation complete with order number.

Work will be conducted under Independent Polymer Technology's  Conditions of Business, a copy of which is presented below.

INDEPENDENT POLYMER TECHNOLOGY LIMITED UNITED KINGDOM
CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS

FORMATION OF CONTRACT

1.1 All quotations are made and all orders are accepted subject to the following conditions. All other terms, conditions or warranties whatsoever are excluded from any contract between the parties unless expressly accepted by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd in writing.

1.2 Quotations shall be available for acceptance for a maximum period of 30 days from the dates thereof and may be withdrawn by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd within such period at any time by written or oral notice. "Work" shall mean the work and services that Independent Polymer Technology Ltd agree to provide in the quotation.

1.3 If any statement or representation has been made to the Client by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd, or its employees upon which the Client relies (other than in the documents enclosed with Independent Polymer Technology Ltd quotation) then the Client must set out that statement or representation in a document to be attached to the return copy of the quotation and in any such case Independent Polymer Technology Ltd may accept or reject the same and/or submit a new quotation.

1.4 The supply of materials, products or information by the Client pursuant to the quotation shall constitute acceptance of these conditions where acceptance has not previously been communicated by the Client to Independent Polymer Technology Ltd.

PRICES

2.1 All prices are, unless otherwise stated, quoted net exclusive of VAT.

2.2 All requests for variations or addition to the Work must be made by the Client in writing. In the event of any variation or addition being so requested and agreed to by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd, Independent Polymer Technology Ltd shall be entitled to make an adjustment to the contract price fairly reflecting such variation or addition.

PAYMENT

3.1 Unless otherwise agreed by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd in writing the terms of payment shall be 30 days from receipt of invoice by the Client, which shall be deemed to be two working days after posting. Independent Polymer Technology Ltd may submit interim invoices in respect of each stage of Work completed for the Client.

3.2 No disputes arising under the contract nor delays beyond the reasonable control of Independent Polymer Technology Ltd shall interfere with prompt payment in full by the Client.

3.3 In the event of default in payment by the Client Independent Polymer Technology Ltd shall be entitled at its option to treat the whole contract as repudiated by the Client or to suspend all further work on any contract or contracts between Independent Polymer Technology Ltd and the Client without notice and to charge interest on any amount outstanding at the rate of 8% above the Bank of England base in force at the time the payment was due.

COMPLETION

4.1 Time for completion of Work is given as accurately as possible but is not guaranteed. The Client shall have no right to damages or to cancel the order for failure for any cause to meet any time stated for completion of Work.

4.2 Any estimate of the date of completion of Work shall in every case be dependent upon prompt receipt of all necessary information, instructions or approvals from the Client. Variations or additions to the Work requested by the Client may result in delay in completion.

CANCELLATION

5. Either party may cancel the contract on 30 days written notice to the other on condition that all costs and expenses incurred by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd up to the time of cancellation and, where cancellation is at the insistence of the Client, all loss of profits and other loss or damage resulting to Independent Polymer Technology Ltd by reason of such cancellation, will be paid forthwith by the Client to Independent Polymer Technology Ltd.

LIABILITY

6.1 Independent Polymer Technology Ltd undertakes that it will indemnify and keep the Client indemnified against all liabilities, costs and expenses in respect of claims in relation to death or injury to persons or damage to tangible property to the extent that such death, injury, loss or damage is attributable to the negligent acts or omissions of Independent Polymer Technology Ltd, its officers, employees, agents or sub-contractors.

6.2 Save where Independent Polymer Technology Ltd is shown to have failed to exercise reasonable care in the performance of the Work and such failure results in death or personal injury, Independent Polymer Technology Ltd shall not be liable in respect of claims arising by reason of death or personal injury. Further, under no circumstances whatsoever shall Independent Polymer Technology Ltd be liable for consequential loss, loss of profits, damage to property or wasted expenditure.

6.3 Independent Polymer Technology Ltd's liability, whether in respect of one claim or the aggregate of various claims other than claims for death or personal injury due to negligence on the part of Independent Polymer Technology Ltd shall not exceed 500,000 in any Year and the Client agrees to insure adequately to cover claims in excess of such amount.

 

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

7.1 All data, information and reports are produced for the benefit of the addressee only. Independent Polymer Technology Ltd accepts no liability arising from unauthorised use of such information or reports by a third party.

7.2 The Client shall not reproduce or abstract for the purpose of advertising or otherwise any report or other information on the Work or use the name of Independent Polymer Technology Ltd either expressly or by implication in any of its advertising or sales promotional material without the prior written consent of the Company Secretary of Independent Polymer Technology Ltd.

7.3 All drawings, documents, confidential records, computer software and other information supplied by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd are supplied on the express understanding that copyright is reserved to Independent Polymer Technology Ltd and that the Client will not, without the written consent of Independent Polymer Technology Ltd, either give away, loan, exhibit or sell any such drawings, documents, records, software or other information or extracts therefrom or copies thereof or use them in any way except in connection with the Work in respect of which they are issued.

7.4 Independent Polymer Technology Ltd may at the request and expense of the Client assign to the Client any patent rights arising out of Work undertaken solely for the Client which Independent Polymer Technology Ltd may have or assert. All costs incurred by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd in respect of an application for letters patent including, but not limited to staff time and travel for or in connection with the preparation, filing, prosecution, assignment and recording of such applications are payable by the Client.

CUSTOMER'S INFORMATION

8.1 The Client shall be solely responsible for ensuring that all drawings, information, advice and recommendations given to Independent Polymer Technology Ltd, either directly or indirectly by the Client or by the Client's agents, servants, consultants or advisers, are accurate and sufficient for completion of the Work. Examination or consideration by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd of such drawings, information, advice or recommendations shall in no way limit the Client's responsibility hereunder unless Independent Polymer Technology Ltd specifically agrees in writing to accept responsibility.

8.2 Independent Polymer Technology Ltd shall not disclose to any third party any knowledge or information relating to the Work which is, on receipt by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd, marked 'confidential' by the Client unless and until such information becomes public knowledge

8.3 Independent Polymer technology Ltd do not store client credit card details no do we sharecustomer details with any third parties.

INSOLVENCY

9. If either party shall become bankrupt or under the provisions of Section 123 of the Insolvency Act 1986 is deemed to be unable to pay its debts or compounds with creditors or in the event of a resolution being passed or proceedings commenced for its administration or liquidation (other than for a voluntary winding up for the purposes of reconstruction or amalgamation) or if a Receiver or Manager is appointed of all or any part of its assets or undertaking, the other party shall be entitled to cancel the contract in whole or in part by notice in writing without prejudice to any other right or remedy accrued or accruing to that party.

FORCE MAJEURE

10. In the event of the performance of any obligation accepted by Independent Polymer Technology Ltd being prevented, delayed, or in any way interfered with by direction of government, war, industrial dispute, strike, breakdown of machinery or plant, accident, fire or by any other cause beyond Independent Polymer Technology Ltd's control Independent Polymer Technology Ltd may at its option suspend performance or cancel its obligations under the contract without liability for any damage or consequential loss resulting therefrom, such suspension or cancellation being without prejudice to Independent Polymer Technology Ltd's right to recover all sums owing to it in respect of works performed and costs incurred prior to the date of suspension or cancellation.

ASSIGNMENT

11. This Contract is personal to the parties and may not be assigned or transferred without the prior written consent of the other party.

LEGAL

12. The contract shall be governed and interpreted exclusively according to the Law of England and shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts only.

Last modified07/07/2011

 

 

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