Payment Terms & Conditions

1) DEFINITIONS

“Goods” means any goods and/or services provided by the Company as ordered by the Client

“ Company” means N-Cell Technology Hong Kong Limited.

“ Client” means the person, firm, company or institution placing an order with the Company.

 

2) APPLICATION

These terms and conditions apply to any provision of services or materials by the Company to the Client.

 

3) FORMATION OF CONTRACT

All Goods sold by the Company are sold subject to the Company’s standard terms and conditions (as detailed below) which form part of the Client’s contract with the Company. Terms and conditions on the Client’s order form or other similar document shall not be binding on the Company.

 

4) QUOTATIONS

The prices, quantities and delivery time stated in any quotation are not binding on the Company. They are commercial estimates only which the Company will make reasonable efforts to achieve.

 

5) ORDERS

5.1 Orders will be deemed to have been placed when an email confirmation has been received from a responsible executive of the client association.

5.2 Or, when payment that is made through the PayPal online checkout system responded with success.

 

6) RIGHT TO SUB CONTRACT

Unless otherwise agreed the Company shall be entitled to sub-contract all or any part of the work.

 

7) TIMETABLE

The Company will use its best endeavors to supply the services or materials within the quoted time (normally within a maximum of seven days from order or otherwise as agreed) but time will not be of the essence within the contract.

8 ) COPYRIGHT

The company acknowledges that the rights to the results of service are owned by the client and that the results are protected by Hong Kong copyright laws, international treaty provisions and all other applicable national laws.

 

9) RISK OF LOSS

The risk of loss or damage to the Goods shall pass to the Client upon delivery of the Goods.

 

10) PAYMENTS

10.1 New clients or other clients out of terms may be expected to pay in advance for their services.

10.2 All other invoices issued by the Company shall be paid by the Client within twenty (20) days of the date of invoice unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Company. In the event of late payment, the Company may charge interest on the amount outstanding before and after judgement at the rate of five (5) percent above the Base Rate of Barclays Bank plc in force from the due date until the date of payment. In addition, invoices unpaid for more than 60 days after the invoice date will incur a surcharge of either HK$500 or 5% of the outstanding amount, whichever sum is greater.

10.3 If any amount of an invoice is disputed then the Client shall inform the Company of the grounds for such dispute within seven days of delivery of the goods and shall pay to the Company the value of the invoice less the disputed amount in accordance with these payment terms. Once settlement of the dispute has been agreed, any sum then outstanding shall also be payable in accordance with these payment terms.

10.4 The Company reserves the right to increase a quoted fee in the event that the client requests a variation to the work agreed.

 

11) CANCELLATION

The Client retains right to cancel or request refund for ordered Goods within three working days after the order was confirmed by the company. Cancellation of the Order by the Client will only be accepted on condition that any costs, charges and expenses already incurred, including any charges that will be levied by a sub-contractor on account of their expenses, work or cancellation conditions will be reimbursed to the Company forthwith.

 

12) DELIVERY

12.1 The result of majority of services as supplied by the company are dispatched electronically by email and shall be deemed as having been delivered when the email has been opened by the client.

12.2 The Company reserves the right to substitute conventional delivery methods without notice or penalty should electronic despatch prove inconvenient; in which case delivery by the Company will be deemed to have taken place when the materials are handed to the custody of the Client at his premises or to a deputed messenger or courier when posted. The Company will be entitled to charge the Client for any expenses of delivery other than normal postage charges.

 

13) NOTICE

All written notices to be served on or given to the client shall be sent or delivered to the client’s principle place of business and shall be treated as having been given upon receipt.

 

14) LOSS OR DAMAGE TO SUPPLIES

The Company will take all reasonable steps to ensure the protection from loss, damage or destruction of the services or materials it supplies to the Client (or which may be received from the Client).

 

15) USAGE OF THE SERVICES OR MATERIALS

The client retain all the rights to use, modify or distribute any result of services from the company.

 

16) CONFIDENTIALITY

The company shall maintain strict confidence and shall not disclose to any third party any information or material or enable non-company employee to use such information and material without written permission by the client. This provision shall not, however, apply to information or material which is, or becomes, public knowledge by means other than by breach by the company to this clause.

 

17) WARRANTY

17.1 The Company warrants that it has the right to provide the Goods but otherwise the Goods are provided on an “as-is” basis without warranty of any kind, express or implied, oral or written including, without limitation, the implied conditions of merchantable quality, fitness for purpose and description, all of which are specifically and unreservedly excluded. In particular, but without limitation, no warranty is given that the Goods are suitable for the purposes intended by the Client.

17.2 The Company warrants that the Goods or Services will be offered using reasonable care and skill. The Company does not warrant that the Goods or Services supplied are error-free, accurate or complete.

 

18) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

18.1 The Company shall not be liable for any claim arising out of the performance, non-performance, delay in delivery of or defect in the Goods nor for any special, indirect, economic or consequential loss or damage howsoever arising or howsoever caused (including loss of profit or loss of revenue) whether from negligence or otherwise in connection with the supply, functioning or use of the Goods. Any liability of the Company shall in any event be limited to the fees paid by the Client in the year in which the event of default arises.

18.2 Nothing herein shall limit either party’s liability for death or personal injury arising from the proven negligence by itself or its employees or agents.

18.3 The Client shall fully indemnify the Company against any liability to third parties arising out of the Client’s use of the Goods.

 

19) FORCE MAJEURE

The Company will not be liable to the Client for any loss or damage suffered by the Client as a direct result of the Company, its sub-contractors or the list-owner from whom the sample or other service or material is derived being unable to perform the Contract in the way agreed by reason of cause beyond its control including Act of God, accident, war, riot, lockout, strike, flood, fire, power failure, breakdown of plant or machinery, delay in transit, postal delay, or any other unexpected or exceptional cause or circumstance.

 

20) GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Trading shall be subject to and construed in accordance with the laws of HKSAR and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Hong Kong Supreme Courts.

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