1. These terms and conditions apply to all orders and supersede all others.
Receipt of acknowledgement of order by you, constitutes your acceptance that
our conditions are the only conditions that apply to the contract
notwithstanding any purported terms put forward by you.
2. Payment Terms - Approved Accounts - Payment shall be made in full within 28
days of invoice, unless we have agreed special settlement terms in writing. By
placing an order using an order purchase number or by selecting payment by
cheque as an option over the Internet you are agreeing to these terms and
3. Passing of title and risk The risk of the goods shall pass to you on
delivery. All goods, delivered or not, remain our property until payment is
received in full. Until such time as payment in full is made, you shall retain
such goods separately from other goods and clearly mark them in such a way that
they can be readily identified as being our property and any payment received
by you for any sale of such goods must be held in a separate account in trust
for us. In the event of non-payment by you for such goods we will, without loss
of any rights or remedy, remove from your possession those goods belonging to
us in accordance with these terms and conditions and we shall be entitled upon
the property where the goods are stored and repossess and remove the same. You
hereby grant us irrevocable licence to enter your premises for the said
4. Products We reserve the right to alter any details or design of products
illustrated without prior notice and while every effort is made to describe our
goods accurately on sales literature, email and the website no warranty is
given as to accuracy and no responsibility will be accepted for error or
miss-description and any resulting loss.
5. Quotations and contracts Orders are accepted subject to our right to adjust
prices quoted to take account of any changes in the law or Government
regulations requiring us to increase prices by way of direct taxation, import
duties, customs and excise duties or otherwise. The prices are based on today's
current costs of production and in the event of any increase in wages or costs
of materials to us occurring after the confirmation or accepted contract, we
shall be entitled to charge such increases to you. All quotations are valid at
the time of quoting error and omissions excluded.
6. Prices Where applicable all prices are subject to V.A.T. at the current
7. Delivery and lead times Every effort will be made to deliver on time, but
any delivery day or lead-time specified is a best estimate and no liability is
accepted for any loss arising from delay or error in the delivery of the goods.
All deliveries will be charged at the prevailing rates applying at the date of
such delivery. Special rush deliveries can usually be arranged but will usually
be subject to additional charges (e.g. rush print charges and rush delivery
charges) that will be charged to you at current commercial rates. Lead times
will be deemed to commence at the date and time that Water GP Promotions Ltd
receive in writing, "signed off" approval of the artwork that Water GP
Promotions Ltd supplied to the client.
8. Quantity variations We shall be deemed to have fulfilled our contract by
delivery of a quantity within 5% plus or minus of the quantity of printed goods
ordered and you will be charged at the contract rate for the quantity
9.Claims Claims arising from damages, delay or partial loss in transit must be
made in writing to us, so as to reach us within 5 days of delivery. All claims
with regard to the quality or quantity of the goods shall be made in writing to
us, so as to reach us within 5 days of receipt of goods or such goods shall be
deemed to comply as to quality and quantity with the terms of the contract. You
must examine all goods delivered at the time of delivery and confirm receipt.
We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused to the goods in transit
unless loss or damage is noted at the time of delivery. Claims in respect of
non-delivery must be made in writing so as to reach us within 4 days from
receipt of our invoice.
10. Liability Save in so far as defects in the goods cause death, injury or
damage to personal property, our liability for any loss or damage suffered by
you in respect of the goods shall be limited to the contract value of the
goods. We can accept no responsibility for loss or damage arising from the
supply of goods under this contract unless you have fully complied with the
notification of claims procedures set out in 7. Nothing in these terms and
conditions shall affect the right of a consumer.
11. Cancellation charges A charge will be made on all cancelled orders,
together with the charge for all work carried out up to the date of written
12. Samples of any of the items illustrated on our literature, website and
emails are available upon request and will be charged at the lowest quantity
rate - payable by cheque only. No credit will be given on samples returned
under the value of £10.00.
13. Overdue cheques No goods will be delivered on accounts that remain unpaid
14 days after payment is due. Interest will be charged on overdue accounts, at
the rate of 5% above the Barclays Bank PLC base rate from time to time from the
date the account became due until payment is received. This does not prevent us
from pursuing payment of overdue accounts at any time after payment becomes due
and shall be in addition to and without prejudice to any other rights we may
have against you. We reserve the right to charge you for any legal or
collection charges where it is necessary to obtain payment from you of an
overdue account through a third party or Court proceedings.
14. Quantity changes Any changes in quantity ordered must be made in writing to
us prior to commencement of processing. Any increase in the order must be
regarded as a separate contract unless written notification is received before
work commences on the original order.
15. Artwork and printing All artwork and printing charges will be levied where
necessary unless previously stipulated by us. Where applicable the prices shown
include artwork, printing one colour one position, for Additional print colours
and positions of printing, prices are shown for quantities other than those
16. Changes to artwork In order to print efficiently from the artwork you
supply, it maybe necessary to adjust or redraw your artwork. You will be
advised of the changes made. No printing will take place until Water Group
Promotions has received in writing your "signed off" approval of the artwork.
17. Colour variations Due to the variety of materials and the imprinting
processes utilised by Water Group Promotions and its suppliers, no guarantee
can be given to match exactly pantone numbers or colour samples provided by the
client. Water Group Promotions will endeavour to match as closely as possible
to these colour references but cannot be held liable for any further costs that
18. Small orders Where you require a quantity smaller than the minimum quantity
shown, this is normally possible but usually carries a small order surcharge,
please contact us for an exact quotation.
19. Force majeure We will not be held responsible for failure or delay in the
carrying out of our obligations under the contract arising out of any cause
outside our reasonable control or by inability to procure materials or articles
except at higher prices due to any such cause and in such circumstances we
shall be entitled by notice to terminate the contract in whole or in part
without incurring any liability to you.
20. Refund policy. a) Sales to consumers. We hope you will be pleased with your purchase. Should you wish to return anything bought from us, we will be happy to refund or exchange a product provided it is in fully resaleable condition. Returns should be made within a reasonable time (usually 28 days) and in original, undamaged packaging.
If the product returned is not in fully resaleable condition or the packaging is damaged, we reserve the right to refuse a refund on the item, or deduct up to 20% of the original selling price from the refund amount. This does not affect your statutory rights. We are unable to offer a refund or exchange on personalised, made-to measure or perishable goods (such as food, plants or flowers) unless they are faulty. b) Sales to businesses. In respect of sales to businesses our usual refund policy does not apply and products cannot be returned or exchanged unless faulty.