Terms & Conditions
(Applicable to Great Britain and Northern Ireland only)
All goods supplied by Mc Kinney & Co are sold subject to the following terms and conditions:-
All contracts made by the company are the subject to these conditions and terms of trading to the exclusion of all terms contained in any document issued by the Customer.
We reserve the right to review prices, discount levels, discounts and terms at any time, and therefore these are subjects to alteration without notice. Orders are accepted at prices, discount levels, discounts and terms ruling on the date of despatch. Discounts are applied to the invoices as a deduction from the trade price.
TERMS OF PAYMENT AND PASSING OF PROPERTY
Invoices are due for payment 30 days from the invoice except in the case of the deposit invoice which must be paid to start the order. Our preferred method of payment is by bank transfer and we do impose a surcharge of 2.5% for credit card payments. Ownership of goods remains the property of Mckinney and Co until full payment has been received.
Should our account fail to be paid according to the aforegoing terms we reserve the right to levy an interest charge on the amount outstanding at a rate of 3% per month from the date of invoice until payment Is received.
In the event of dishonoured cheques are reserve the right to pass on any bank charges incurred.
Should an account be passed to an outside Debt Collection Agency we reserve the right to pass on such expenses incurred.
USE OF GOODS
These goods are supplied on the condition that they will not be used as articles for use of work or substances for use at work as defined by Section 53(1) Health and Safety at Work, etc., Act 1974 unless the company is notified in writing prior to the making of this contract and the Customer shall, if called upon to do so, enter into a written undertaking as to their use in the form prescribed by the Company.
All custom orders need to have a WRITTEN ORDER giving full details. These orders are not returnable and under no circumstances can they be cancelled after the work has been put in hand.
All colour/finish samples once approved must be returned with confirmation of the order to ensure an exact match.
Any shortages, damages or discrepancies must be notified to the Company within 3 days of receipt. Credit/ replacement goods will not be entertained after this period.
(i) Delivery costs will be estimated at the time of packing and options will be advised where possible
(ii) All statements or terms regarding dates or rates of delivery are estimated only and shall not impose any contractual obligation on the Company. Although we will do out utmost to deliver by a specified date, we cannot accept any liability if we or our carriers fail to do so and orders are only accepted on this basis.
(iii) Delivery may be made by instalments and each instalment shall be deemed to be sold under a separate contract and no failure of or delay in delivery of any instalment nor any defect in the contents, therefore, shall entitle the customer to treat the contract as repudiated with regard to any remaining instalment.
CLAIMS IN RESPECT OF DAMAGED GOODS
Claims in respect of damage to the goods during transit must be given to the carrier IN WRITING (other than on the carrier’s Delivery Note) within two days of receipt of goods. Claims for non-delivery must be given similarly, within fourteen days from the date of despatch. If any products are found to be defective we will replace that item but we will not be held liable for any other claim.
No goods will be accepted for credit unless consent has been obtained from McKinney & Co, these goods- upon discretion- will be subject to a handling charge of 15% for stock articles. Under no circumstances will goods specially produced to customer’s instructions be accepted back for credit.
Display units, unless charged, are supplied free on loan and remain the property of the Company and must be returned on demand. Display units may only be used for display of the Company’s products.
The policy of the Company is on of continuous developments and improvements, the company, therefore, reserves the right to change, without notice designs or specifications of all Goods described in the Price List or Catalogue, or withdrawn products from them.
We strongly advise ALL CUSTOMERS not to pre-book any fitters or tradesperson to install your work UNTIL you have received and checked the goods and fittings to ensure they are correct- which must be done within 3 days of receipt. Any dates given verbally or by fax are STRICTLY PROVISIONAL and will not be deemed as guaranteed delivery dates. We will not accept any responsibility for any costs etc uncured if you do not follow this advice.