Conditions of Business

These conditions of business relate to the purchase of the goods (products) from Object Cor shown in our quotation.

Please read these terms carefully before you accept our quotation.

These terms tell you who we are, how we will provide the products to you, how you and we may change or end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information.

If you are buying the products as a consumer for your own use please note the special terms in section 18 which apply to you.

If you think that there is a mistake in these terms or require any change please contact us to discuss.

 

  1. About Us

    1. Object Cor is the trading name of Object Cor Ltd, a company registered in England with CRN 11801110.

    2. You can contact us:

      1. by post at our registered office at 96 South View Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 1DH;

      2. by telephone on 0797 079 7293; or

      3. by email at info@objectcor.com.

    3. If we have to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address or postal address you set out on the quotation.

 

  1. Quotation

    1. You may accept the quotation by notifying us in writing or by email at any time within 14 days after the date of quotation unless we have previously notified you that the quotation has been withdrawn.

    2. A contract will come into existence between you and us when you accept our quotation.

    3. After you accept the quotation we are under a legal duty to supply products that conform to it and you are obliged to pay the price for those products.

 

  1. Prices

    1. All prices shown on the quotation are inclusive of VAT (if applicable).

    2. Delivery costs are for the cost of delivery to the delivery address shown on the quotation.

 

  1. Products

    1. All products are subject to availability.  In the unlikely event that we cannot fulfill your order because products are no longer available at the advertised price we will give you the opportunity to amend your order to the new price or to substitute other products.  If this is not possible we reserve the right to cancel the order.

    2. The products will conform in all material respects with their description and any specification or images shown on our website or in our brochures.  As the products are handmade the products supplied may vary slightly from those descriptions, specifications and images.

    3. Designs and colours of products of the same description may differ from each other or be identical depending on the nature of the product in question and the number ordered.

 

  1. Changes

    1. If you wish to make a change to the products you have ordered please contact us.  We will let you know if the change is possible.  If it is possible we will let you know about any changes to the price of the products, the timing of delivery or anything else which would be necessary as a result of your requested change and ask you to confirm whether you wish to go ahead with the change.  If we cannot make the change or the consequences of making the change are unacceptable to you, the original contract will continue to apply.

    2. We may change the products:

      1. to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements; and

      2. to implement minor technical adjustments and improvements.

 

  1. Payment

    1. The deposit shown on the quotation (if any) must be paid within 7 days after you accept the quotation.  If you do not pay the deposit within 7 days after you accept the quotation we may cancel the contract and still claim payment of the deposit.

    2. The balance of the amount due will be invoiced after we send you a dispatch notice and must be paid for within 30 days of the date of the invoice. 

    3. We can only accept payment by cheque or bank transfer.

    4. If any sums are not paid on the due date we may postpone delivery of products included in the quotation or in any other contract between us.

 

  1. Delivery

    1. The products are manufactured to your order and will normally be ready for delivery within 8 weeks from acceptance of the quotation.  Delivery dates are approximate only and we will not be liable for any delays in delivery.

    2. We will contact you with a dispatch notice when the products are ready to be dispatched to you. 

    3. Products will be delivered by our courier on a working day between 9am and 5pm to the delivery address shown on the quotation.

    4. If no one is available at the delivery address to take delivery the courier will leave the products as specified on the quotation.  If we do so then neither we nor our courier will have any liability for any loss or damage to the products that takes place afterwards.

    5. If our courier does not consider it safe to leave the products then they will leave you a note informing you of how to rearrange delivery or collect the products from a local depot. 

    6. If you do not re-arrange delivery or collect the products we may charge you for storage costs and any further delivery costs or end the contract.

 

  1. Cancellation

    1. We reserve the right to cancel a contract if:

      1. you are in breach of its terms; or

      2. you become insolvent or we reasonably apprehend that you may become insolvent.

If we cancel the contract in accordance with this clause we may retain any deposit you have paid.

  1. If our supply of the products is delayed by an event outside our control then we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and we will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay.  Provided we do this we will not be liable for delays caused by the event, but if there is a delay of more than one month you may contact us to end the contract and receive a refund for any deposit you have paid.

 

  1. Returns

    1. All products must be examined on delivery and any loss or damage must be notified by phone, e-mail or post within seven days from the date of delivery.  Where applicable you will allow us to inspect the products and provide reasonable proof in order that we may claim from our insurers.

    2. If the products you receive are damaged, defective or different from the products you ordered you will be entitled to either replacement products or a full refund after our courier has collected the products.  We will collect the damaged, defective or dissimilar products within 14 days at our own expense.

 

  1. Ownership and Risk

    1. All the products remain the property of Object Cor until they are delivered to you and paid for in full.  Until then we may at any time ask you to return the products to us and if you do not for any reason we may enter upon your premises and repossess them.

    2. We are not responsible for any loss or damage caused to the goods after they are delivered to you.

 

  1. Care and Use of the Products

    1. The products will be accompanied by instructions for their care and use.

    2. Even if the care instructions are followed the materials used in the manufacture of the products means their appearance will change over time and through use.

    3. Any advice or recommendation we give as to the specification or use of the products is given in good faith as a guide but is followed or acted upon entirely at your own risk.

 

  1. Liability

    1. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so.  Except in the above situations our liability is limited to the value of all of the products specified in the quotation for all claims for breach of contract or anything else.

    2. We will have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, loss of business opportunity or any other indirect or consequential loss.

 

  1. Events Beyond Our Control

    1. Every effort will be made to carry out the contract but its performance is subject to delays in doing so as a result of an act of God, war, strike, lockout, labour dispute, fire, flood, drought or other cause beyond the control of Object Cor.

    2. If completion of the contract is delayed by more than one month as a result of anything beyond our control then either of us may cancel the contract by notifying the other in writing or by email.  In this case we will refund any deposit paid and neither of us will have any claim against the other.

 

  1. Third Party Rights

    1. A person who is not a party to this agreement has no right under the UK Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1990 to enforce any term of this agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party that exists or is available apart from that Act.

 

  1. Intellectual Property

    1. We reserve all design and other intellectual property rights in the products.

 

  1. Governing Law

    1. This contract between us shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English Law and the English courts shall have jurisdiction to resolve any disputes between us.

 

  1. Entire Agreement

    1. These conditions of business together with the quotation set out the whole of our agreement relating to the supply of products to you by us.

 

  1. Consumer Sales

If you are not buying the products for any commercial, business or re-sale purpose then in the event of any conflict the terms in this section will apply instead of the payment, cancellation and liability sections of the above conditions of business which apply to business customers.

 

  1. Payment

    1. The deposit shown on the quotation must be paid for when you place your order.

    2. The balance of the price for the products and the delivery charges must be paid for before the products are delivered.  If you do not pay the balance of the price within 7 days after we notify you that the products are ready for dispatch we may:

      1. cancel the contract but keep the deposit or

      2. claim the balance plus any legal costs and expenses in recovering the amount due.

 

  1. Cancellation

    1. If you are buying the products for your own personal use you have the right to cancel your contract with us for the products you order at any time from accepting the quotation until 14 days from the day after you receive the ordered items.

    2. To cancel your contract with us you must let us know by phone, e-mail or post using the contact details listed above.  You can also complete the attached form and post or scan it to us.

    3. If you cancel your order following dispatch of the products, you must also return the products to us at your own cost and risk within 14 days of telling us you wish to end the contract. 

    4. On receipt of the products we will refund the total value of your order (including delivery charges) within 14 days.

    5. We may reduce your refund of the price (excluding delivery costs) to reflect any reduction in the value of the products, if this has been caused by your handling them in a way which would not be permitted in a shop.

 

  1. Liability

    1. If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breaking the contract, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable.  Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time the contract was made, both we and you knew it might happen, for example, if you discussed it with us during the sales process.

    2. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so.  This includes: liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; for breach of your legal rights in relation to the products including the right to receive products which are: as described and match information we provided to you; of satisfactory quality and fit for any particular purpose made known to us.

    3. Except in the above situations our liability is limited to the value of the order for all claims for breach of contract or anything else.

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All intellectual property rights in our designs and products (and in the images, text and design of this website/brochure) are and will remain the property of (Any Object Cor Ltd infringement of these rights will be pursued seriously.

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