Terms & Conditions
Website Terms & Conditions
1. The information and material provided on this website is provided free of charge (except where otherwise stated) and solely for illustrative purposes. It is not intended to and does not establish a business, contractual or employment relationship with Wales Print.
2. The information, contents, text, images, including but not limited to html code, scripts, and photography is the property of Wales Print (otherwise acknowledged) and may not be copied, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without our express, advance, written consent.
3. This site is provided "as is" and Wales Print expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind whether express or implied including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Wales Print. or any of its employees or contractors be liable for any damages whatsoever in connection with the information or material on this website, including but not limited to actual, consequential, direct, exemplary, incidental, indirect, punitive or special damages.
4. Links on this site may lead to services or sites not operated by Wales Print. No judgment or warranty is made with respect to such other services or sites and Wales Print takes no responsibility for such other sites or services. A link to another site or service is not an endorsement of that site or service. Any use you make of the information provided on this site, or any site or service linked to by this site, is at your own risk.
5. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Disputes arising here from shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
WalesPrint.co.uk | Standard Conditions of Contract
1. Price variation. Estimates are based on the printer’s current costs of production and, unless otherwise agreed, are subject to amendment on or at any time after acceptance to meet any rise or fall in such costs.
2. Tax. Except in the case of a customer who is not contracting in the course of a business nor holding himself out as doing so, the printer reserves the right to charge the amount of any value added tax payable whether or not included on the estimate or invoice.
3. Preliminary work. All work carried out, whether experimentally or otherwise, at customer’s request shall be charged.
4. Supplied Customer Files and Artwork. All supplied customer files or artwork is presumed to be same size and completely ready for use. We do not accept an responsibility for supplied customer files or artwork.
If you require any amendments, it must be at your request, an extra charge will be made as agreed. Artwork is charged by the hour.
5. Proofs. We do not proof any customer supplied files or artwork, as it is assumed that the files will be correct and supplied to the correct resolution. Should a proof be required, it must be requested by the client at an extra cost. Proofs of all work when submitted for customer's approval will be sign off by the customer and the printer shall incur no liability for any errors not corrected by the customer in proofs so submitted. Customer's alterations and additional proofs necessitated thereby shall be charged extra. When style, type or layout is left to the printer's judgement, changes there from made by the customer shall be charged extra. Where colour match is critical, wet proofs are recommended.
6. Company Imprint - unless otherwise specifically requested in writing, all work will carry our company imprint which will be positioned at our discretion.
7. Delivery and payment. (a) Delivery of work shall be accepted when tendered and thereupon or, if earlier, on notification that the work has been completed the ownership shall pass and payment shall become due.
(b) Unless otherwise specified the price quoted is for delivery of the work to the customer's address as set out in the estimate. A charge may be made to cover any extra costs involved for delivery to a different address.
(c) Should expedited delivery be agreed an extra may be charged to cover any overtime or any other additional costs involved.
(d) No guaranteed is given on delivery dates, any date given is an approximation, we do not accept any liablility in relation to consequential loss as a resulting in delayed delivery.
(e) Should work be suspended at the request of or delayed through any default of the customer for a period of 30 days the printer shall then be entitled to payment for work already carried out, materials specially ordered and other additional costs including storage.
8. Variations in quantity. Every endeavour will be made to deliver the correct quantity ordered, but estimates are conditional upon margins of 5 per cent for work in one colour only and 10 per cent for other work being allowed for overs or shortage (4 per cent and 8 per cent respectively for quantities exceeding 50,000) the same to be charged or deducted.
9. Claims. Advice of damage, delay or partial loss of goods in transit or of non-delivery must be given in writing to the printer and the carrier within three clear days of delivery (or, in the case of non-delivery, within 28 days of despatch of the goods) and any claim in respect thereof must be made in writing to the printer and the carrier within seven clear days of delivery (or, in the case of non-delivery, within 7 days of despatch). All other claims must be made in writing to the printer within 7 days of delivery. The printer shall not be liable in respect of any claim unless the aforementioned requirements have been complied with except in any particular case where the customer proves that (i) it was not possible to comply with the requirements and (ii) advice (where required) was given and the claim made as soon as reasonably possible.
10. Liability. The printer shall not be liable for any loss to the customer arising from delay in transit not caused by the printer. Where work is defective for any reason, including negligence, the printers liability (if any) shall be limited to rectifying such defect.
11. Standing material. (a) Metal, film, glass and other materials owned by the printer and used by him in the production of type, plates, moulds, stereotypes, electrotypes, film setting, negatives, positives and the like shall remain his exclusive property. Such items when supplied by the customer shall remain the customer’s property.
(b) Type may be distributed and lithographic, photogravure or other work effaced immediately after the order is executed unless written arrangements are made to the contrary. In the latter event, rent may be charged.
12. Customer’s property. (a) Except in the case of a customer who is not contracting in the course of a business nor holding himself out as doing so, customer’s property and all property supplied to the printer by or on behalf of the customer shall while it is in the possession of the printer or in transit to or from the customer be deemed to be at customer’s risk unless otherwise agreed and the customer should insure accordingly.
(b) The printer shall be entitled to make a reasonable charge for the storage of any customer’s property left with the printer before receipt of the order or after notification to the customer of completion of the work.
13. General Lien - without prejudice to other remedies, the printer shall in respect of all unpaid debts from customer have a general lien on all goods and property in his possession (whether worked on or not) and shall be entitled on expiration of 14 days notice to dispose of such goods or property as he thinks fit and to apply any proceeds towards such debts.
14. Materials supplied by the customer. (a) The printer may reject any paper, plates or other materials supplied or specified by the customer which appear to him to be unsuitable. Additional cost incurred if materials are found to be unsuitable during production may be charged except that if the whole or any part of such additional cost could have been avoided but for unreasonable delay by the printer in ascertaining the unsuitability of the materials then that amount shall not be charged.
(b) Where materials are so supplied or specified, the printer will take every care to secure the best results, but responsibility will not be accepted for imperfect work caused by defects in or unsuitability of materials so supplied or specified.
(c) Quantities of materials supplied shall be adequate to cover normal spoilage.
15. Outstanding Accounts - we reserve the right to charge interest on overdue accounts calculated at a rate of 2% per calendar month from the original date of invoice.
16. Insolvency. If the customer ceases to pay his debts in the ordinary course of business or cannot pay his debts as they become due or being a company is deemed to be unable to pay its debts or has a winding-up petition issued against it or being a person commits an act of bankruptcy or has a bankruptcy petition issued against him, the printer without prejudice to other remedies shall
(i) have the right not to proceed further with the contract or any other work for the customer and be entitled to charge for work already carried out (whether completed or not) and materials purchased for the customer, such change to be an immediate debt due to him, and
(ii) in respect of all unpaid debts due from the customer have a general lien on all goods and property in his possession (whether worked on or not) and shall be entitled on the expiration of 14 days’ notice to dispose of such goods or property in such manner and at such price as he thinks fit and to apply the proceeds towards such debts.
17. Illegal matter. (a) The printer shall not be required to print any matter which in his opinions is or may be of an illegal or libellous nature or an infringement of the proprietary or other rights of any third party.
(b) The printer shall be indemnified by the customer in respect of any claims, costs and expenses arising out of any libellous matter or any infringement of copyright, patent, design or of any other proprietary or personal rights contained in any material printed for the customer. The indemnity shall extend to any amounts paid on a lawyer’s advice in settlement of any claim.
(c) Copyright - customer shall be responsible for obtaining all necessary authority to reproduce pictures, artwork, photographs etc. The customer will indemnify the printer and his agents from any claim arising thereof.
18. Periodical publications. A contract for the printing of a periodical publication may not be terminated by either party unless 13 weeks notice in writing is given in the case of periodicals produced monthly or more frequently 26 weeks notice in writing is given in the case of other periodicals. Notice may be given at any time but wherever possible should be given after completion of work on any one issue.
Nevertheless the printer may terminate any such contract forthwith should any sum due there under remain unpaid.
19. Full Colour Printing - every effort will be made to obtain the best possible colour reproduction on customer’s work but because of the nature of processes involved, printer shall not be required to guarantee an exact match in colour or texture between customer’s original colour photograph or transparency and printed article. Customers who require colour reproduction of specific standard and who wish to check colour reproduction prior to printing must order a colour proof in writing when placing the order. This will be charged as an extra. It is customer’s own responsibility to ensure that colour photograph(s) or transparency(ies) submitted are suitable for work in hand. The company cannot accept liability for unsatisfactory results caused by unsuitable or inferior photographic originals.
20. Laser copies. We can take no responsibility for printing not working on Laser type copiers and printers unless we have been informed of the intended use prior to printing.
21. Force majeure. The printer shall be under no liability if he shall be unable to carry out any provision of the contract for any reason beyond his control including (without limiting the foregoing) Act of God, legislation, war, fire, flood, drought, failure or power supply, lock-out, strike or other action taken by employees in contemplation or furtherance of a dispute or owing to any inability to procure materials required for the performance of the contract. During the continuance of such a contingency the customer may give written notice to the printer elect to terminate the contact and pay for work done and materials used, but subject thereto shall otherwise accept delivery when available.
22. Law. These conditions and all other express terms of the contract shall be governed and construed in, accordance with the laws of England.