Terms & Conditions
Internet Terms & Conditions
"Working days" means Monday to Friday, excluding Bank or other Public holidays.
"Force Majeure" means any event affecting Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd' ability to fulfill its obligations arising from acts, causes, omissions, events or non-events beyond reasonable control including government regulations, fire, flood, disaster, industrial dispute.
"Catalogue" means products offered by Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd on the website www.eec-ltd.com
Internet Contracts of sale
(a) All internet contracts of sale made by Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd shall be deemed to be governed by these terms and conditions, which shall prevail over any other terms, produced by the party ("the Customer") to whom Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd is selling. Cancellation of orders by business customers is only accepted at the discretion of Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd and cannot be accepted where goods are dispatched the same day as the order is placed.
(b) Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd can only accept cancellation of orders by consumers in accordance with the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000.
(c) All orders are subject to acceptance by Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd and to availability of goods ordered. Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd reserves the right to refuse any order.
(d) The Customer undertakes that all details provided for the purchase of goods via our website are correct.
(e) The Customer also undertakes that the credit card or debit card used to purchase goods is either their own or their Company's own and that they have authorisation to use it. The Customer furthermore undertakes that sufficient funds will be available to cover the cost of goods ordered. Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd reserves the right to satisfy itself as to the validation of credit or debit card details prior to supply of goods.
(a) Goods are invoiced at the price prevailing at the time of order. Invoices will be subject to VAT unless specifically indicated. Overnight delivery services will be invoiced at the rates shown on the website unless agreed otherwise.
(b) Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd reserves the right to modify pricing where necessary from time to time.
Delivery, Title and Risk
(a) Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd endevor to dispatch goods ordered within three working days Monday to Friday.
(b) Times and dates stated for delivery can only be estimated. Whilst every effort will be made to meet Customer requirements and deadlines, Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd cannot accept liability for failure to deliver within the stated timescales.
(c) If for any reason and in the unlikely event that Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd is unable to deliver goods, the Customer will be offered the opportunity to cancel the order or select alternative goods available.
(d) If a written order has been received, a written cancellation must be forwarded to Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd.
(e) Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd cannot accept liability for damage or incomplete deliveries unless notified by the Customer within 7 days of delivery. The Customer is responsible for accepting delivery of goods once ready.
(f) Delivery is deemed to have taken place once goods have been delivered to the Customer's given delivery address. At this point, all risk of loss, breakage and damage pass to the Customer.
(g) Title to the goods passes from Essential Equipment Consortium Ltd to the Customer when payment has been received in full.
(h) If the Customer is un