Terms of Trading

  1. General. In these conditions (The Company) means Home Counties Security Systems. Contracts and orders can only be accepted upon and subject to our Conditions of Sale as set out hereunder. Where the Purchasers written conditions and warranties conflict with these conditions, the Company’s conditions shall prevail unless otherwise specifically agreed in writing. Nothing in these conditions will deprive the purchaser of any rights granted by statute in the United Kingdom.
  2. Quotations. All quotations are open for acceptance within 30 days of offer and are withdrawn at the expiry of such period. The Company reserves the right at any time to refuse any order.
  3. Installation. Installation will be to the address shown on the quotation. All delivery dates quoted are an estimate only. The Company shall not be liable for any consequential loss or damage or in any manner whatsoever for failure or delay in delivery when any circumstances prevented, hindered or delayed delivery.
  4. Losses and Damage During Install. All losses and damage must be reported to the Company within 48 hours of receipt of goods. No claims can be entertained for damages if you request for goods to be left on site unsigned.
  5. Returns. Returns can only be accepted by prior arrangement and may be subject to a handling and restocking charge.
  6. Passing of Property. The risk in the goods passes on delivery but beneficial ownership shall remain with the Company until full payment is received. Legal title to the goods shall remain with the Company until such time as the Company has received payment of the price of the goods and any other goods and services previously or subsequently supplied to the Purchaser.
  7. Prices and Payment. All prices are inclusive of standard rate Value Added Tax. The Company reserves the right to charge interest at the rate of 5% per month on all overdue accounts without prejudice to its right of recovery of the goods. In addition, any discounts allowed are valid only for payment within our terms.
  8. Guarantee and Repair. The Company will guarantee the goods to the extent of any guarantee it receives from manufacturers or specific guarantees given on products manufactured by the Company.
  9. The Company shall have no liability whatsoever in respect of any delay or failure in delivery of any goods, or in performing any of the Company’s other obligations, due directly or indirectly to any cause of whatsoever nature, outside the reasonable control of the Company, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war, invasion, rebellion, riot, civil commotion, disorder, malicious damage, fire, flood, tempest, epidemic, quarantine restriction, strikes or other industrial disputes, lockouts, freight embargos, unusually severe weather, shortage of raw materials or energy supplies, transport delays.
  10. Severability. In the event that any of these Conditions or any part thereof shall be determined invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such Condition or part shall be severed from the remainder of these conditions which shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  11. Applicable Law. The contract will be governed by the Laws of England and be subject to jurisdiction of the English Courts.
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