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Terms & Conditions

These Conditions shall apply to all contracts for the sale of Goods by the Seller to the Buyer to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions including any terms or conditions which the Buyer may purport to apply under any purchase order, confirmation of order or similar document. All orders for Goods shall be deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to purchase Goods pursuant to these Conditions. Acceptance of delivery of the Goods shall be deemed conclusive evidence of the Buyer’s acceptance of these Conditions. Any variation to these Conditions (including any special terms and conditions agreed between the parties) shall be inapplicable unless agreed in writing by Spaceforme.

 

  1. FREE DELIVERY

All orders over £500.00 excluding VAT are delivered free to England & Wales.

Scotland Postcodes prefixed with KW, HS, IV, PA and PH (except PH1-19 = £50.00) are priced on application.

For orders under £500.00 we charge a delivery fee of £25.00 per order. We may part deliver your order. Deliveries are made to ground floor only unless specifically agreed otherwise. Deliveries are by a third party courier within the pallet network and are curbside delivered. It is the customer’s responsibility to remove or dispose of any packaging, including the wooden pallet itself.

 

  1. RETURNS

Returns of correctly delivered stock items will be subjected to a 25% handling and restocking charge. The items must be unused and in saleable condition. Some items are manufactured and/or assembled specifically for a customer’s order. We can only accept these made to order goods back if they are faulty and for no other reason.

 

  1. CANCELLATIONS

All cancellations will be charged at 25% for stock items (i.e. zlite range) and manufactured items charged at 50% order value.

 

  1. CLAIMS FOR SHORTAGES OR DAMAGE

Any shortage or damage must be reported to the driver immediately. If signed for as unchecked any discrepancies must be notified within 3 days of delivery, otherwise no claims can be entertained.

 

  1. DELIVERY TIMES

Although every effort will be made to fulfill delivery dates, no liability arising from delay due to any other party is accepted by Spaceforme. We would advise you to order early with specific delivery times to avoid disappointment. Do not dispose of your old furniture until the new furniture has been delivered. In order for us to be able to make any deliveries during School holidays, it is imperative that full access and contact details are supplied well in advance to allow scheduling. Please notify us of any relevant school opening and closing times during holiday periods with your order.

 

  1. PRICES

All prices shown exclude VAT and are correct at date of print. Whilst we will endeavour to maintain catalogue prices, in the event of raw material cost increases or exchange rate fluctuations beyond our control we reserve the right to review prices. We will endeavour to keep any changes to a minimum and you will be notified at the time of ordering the items in question.

 

  1. COLOUR REPRODUCTION

Every reasonable care has been taken to ensure that the colour reproduction in the literature is accurate, however due to print limitations there may be some colour variations.

Every care is taken to ensure consistency of colour but due to the manufacturing processes, there may be a slight variation between different batches.

 

  1. NEW ACCOUNTS AND PAYMENT

Fully government-funded organisations can open an immediate account. All other organisations, companies, or companies working for Government-funded organisations need a credit application approved before any orders on account can be accepted. Accounts are strictly 30 days net monthly terms and credit limits will vary dependent on relevant credit checks. The first three orders on new accounts will always be carried out on a pro forma basis. In opening a credit account the buyer guarantees to pay all monies as they fall due.

If the Buyer does not adhere to the agreed credit period of 30 days, or if the circumstances of the Buyer change, then the Seller reserves the right to immediately withdraw the credit account and all outstanding monies will fall due. .

 

  1. WARRANTY

All our products have a guarantee against manufacturing and material defects. Please see individual products for the duration the goods are guaranteed. In the event that damages occur due to a manufacturing fault, Spaceforme will either fix or replace the product free of charge. An image of the fault must be emailed to sales@spaceforme.co.uk so that a solution can be ascertained. Faults do not include damage occurred through malicious or improper use. Improper use constitutes use outside of the products intended design; including but not limited to any excessive weight or hazardous materials upon the furniture.

 

The EN Series and KM chairs are designed for daily use within a classroom or public facility, up to a maximum of 8 hours per day.

The Form and Grade range of classroom furniture is designed for daily use within a classroom, up to a maximum of 8 hours per day.

The zlite folding table and chairs are designed to be used as event or special occasion furniture, (e.g. school exams) up to a maximum of 8 hours per day. The storage trolleys are designed for indoor use only and should only be used to store zlite products within the intended capacity limit.

 

  1. GUARANTEE BY THE BUYER

The Buyer guarantees that they will use any money received by the Buyer for goods supplied by Spaceforme to pay Spaceforme in full at the earliest opportunity.

If for any reason whatsoever Spaceforme is not paid by the Buyer, and if the Buyer is a limited company, then the Directors of the limited company will remain personally liable for the Guaranteed Obligations as if they were a principal debtor

 

  1. RISK AND PROPERTY

Risk of damage to or loss of Goods passes to the Buyer immediately once Spaceforme have tendered delivery.

Property in the Goods remains with Spaceforme until it has been paid in full (cash or cleared funds) for all the Goods then sold and delivered to the Buyer.

For so long as property in the Goods remains with Spaceforme, the Buyer holds the goods as Spaceforme’s fiduciary agent and bailee.

The rights and remedies of Spaceforme in these Terms and Conditions are in addition to and without prejudice to all its other rights and remedies.