Terms and Conditions Yo need to know
Cornerstonestainlesscontainers.com (“SELLER”) will accept buyer’s order referred to on the accompanying quotation on condition that buyer agrees to the terms and conditions set forth below and on any accompanying document(s) and waives any differing terms or conditions. Such agreement and waiver is evidenced either by buyer’s purchase order (any contrary terms or conditions of which shall be disregarded) or by accepting delivery of the first shipment hereunder.
1. Payment and Shipping Terms: Payment due at time of shipment unless credit has been approved and on file. Payment available by check or credit card with 3% fee.Customers with credit terms are net 30 days from time of shipment unless other arrangements have been made. Any amount not timely paid shall bear a late charge of one and one-half percent (1.5%) for each month or fraction of a month computed on the outstanding balance until paid in full; provided, however, that such late charges shall not exceed the maximum amount allowed by law.
2. Shipping Carrier: Shipping will be arranged through the most economical carrier available from our freight carrier.
3. Product Return Policy: All sales are final.
4. Titles and Risk of Loss: Title to products shall pass only upon payment of the full purchase price. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all risk of loss shall be borne by buyer. Buyer is responsible for the product from the time of delivery of the products by Seller to a public carrier or other manner of transportation.
5. Specifications and Tooling: All specifications are subject to change without notice. Charges for tools, dies and other equipment cover only a portion of their cost and ownership and sole right to possession and use thereof shall not pass to Buyer but shall remain in Seller.
6. Cancellation: Seller at its option and in addition to its other remedies may without liability cancel this order or refuse shipment, if (a) Buyer is in default in any payments or other performance due Seller under this or any other agreement (b) Buyer becomes insolvent or a petition in bankruptcy is filed with respect to Buyer (or similar event) or (c) causes beyond Seller’s control make it impossible to assure its timely performance. Buyer may cancel the remaining unfilled portion of its order only upon written consent of Seller and payment of the full price for that portion of the order that Seller has substantially completed at time of cancellation plus reasonable cancellation charges which shall include the full profit plus all costs incurred in connection with the canceled portion of the order such as overhead and administrative costs, commitments made by Seller as a consequence of Buyer’s order and the cost of all work-in-progress. Cancellation charges shall not exceed the purchase price of the canceled portion of the order.
7. Price: Seller reserves the right to correct quantities or prices due to typographical, clerical, or mathematical errors. The price stated in Seller’s quotation or acknowledgment is based upon Seller’s current costs. If costs increase during the life of this order, Buyer will be notified of any adjustment of the price; provided, however, that no price adjustment will be made without Buyer’s agreement on orders for delivery within 30 days of the date of a price quotation. Buyer shall reimburse Seller for any excise, sales, use or other taxes incident to this transaction for which Seller may be liable or which Seller is required by law to collect.
8. Delivery and Force Majeure: Delivery dates are estimates only. Seller shall not be liable for any total or partial failure to deliver or for any delay in delivery or production due to causes beyond its control, including but not limited to acts of God, acts of Buyer, war or civil unrest, priorities, fires, strikes, natural disasters, delays in transportation, or inability to obtain necessary labor or raw materials. Seller shall not be liable in any event for any costs, including but not limited to direct, special, indirect or consequential damages on account of failure or delay in delivery regardless of the cause.
9. Assurance of Performance: If Buyer is delinquent in payment at any time, or if in Seller’s judgment, Buyer’s credit becomes impaired or unsatisfactory, Seller may, in addition to its other remedies, cancel Buyer’s credit, stop further performance, and demand cash, security or other adequate assurance of payment satisfactory to it.
10. Limited Warranty: Used containers are sold as is, no warranty. For parts, seller warrants for a period of 90 days following original shipment by seller that its products are free from defects in material or workmanship. Seller will repair or, at its option, replace free of charge any product found by within such warranty period to be defective in breach of said warranty upon return, with transportation prepaid to the location specified by seller. No returns will be accepted without prior written authorization by seller. The foregoing is seller’s sole warranty and buyer’s exclusive remedy and is in lieu of all other warranties, representations or guarantees, express or implied which are hereby excluded, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, in no event shall seller be liable for loss of use or profits or for any special, indirect, consequential, punitive or other damages of any kind, or for defects in design or engineering whether performed by it or by others, or for any amounts in excess of seller’s net price of the product in question whether such amounts are claimed to result from breach of contract or warranty, negligence, strict liability or otherwise. For new containers manufacturer’s warranty supplants the above warranty with terms per manufacturers specifications and operational manual.
11. Production Performance Estimates: Any production or performance standards furnished by Buyer may depend on several variable factors, and as such no results or estimates are guaranteed.
12. Compliance with Laws and Warnings: In those instances in which Seller provides health or safety information, warning statements, and/or instructions in connection with the installation, use or maintenance, including preventive maintenance, of its products (and Seller assumes no obligation to do so), Buyer agrees to comply with all such information, warnings and instructions. Buyer further agrees to communicate all such information, warnings and instructions to its employees, agents and subcontractors, and to subsequent buyers and users of those products. Buyer will comply with all applicable laws. Buyer will indemnify and hold Seller harmless for Buyer’s breach of these terms and working conditions.
13. Confidentiality: All technical and commercial information and ideas which Seller has supplied or shall supply Buyer, but excluding information in the public domain or properly in Buyer’s possession in tangible form before receiving such information from Seller, (“confidential information”) is proprietary to Seller and is disclosed to Buyer in confidence for the limited purpose of assisting Buyer in the evaluation or use of Seller’s products. Buyer shall not without Seller’s prior written consent, disclose or make available such confidential information to any other person or use such confidential information except for such limited purpose. All confidential information shall be returned to Seller on demand, and, in any event, when no longer needed by Buyer in connection with Seller’s products. In addition to Seller’s other remedies, Buyer agrees that any benefit or property derived by Buyer from any unauthorized use of confidential information shall be the sole and exclusive property of Seller.
14. Shortages: Claims for shortages must be made within five days after receipt of goods. All other claims must be made within 30 days of shipping date (except for warranty claims, which are governed by Paragraph 8 above).
15. Patents: Buyer will protect and indemnify Seller against all claims arising out of patents, designs, trade secrets, copyrights, or trade names with respect to products manufactured wholly or partially to Buyer’s designs or specifications, including any costs, expenses, loss, attorneys’ fees, settlement payments, or damages.
16. Government Contracts: If the items purchased hereunder are to be used in fulfilling a contract with any national government, Seller will comply with all mandatory provisions required by such government applicable to Seller, provided that Buyer gives Seller written notice of such provisions in sufficient time to permit compliance.
17. Amendments and Survival: No addition to, modification or revision of the terms and conditions contained herein shall be valid unless in writing, and signed by duly authorized representative of Seller. Sections 3, 4,5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 shall survive the expiration or termination of these terms and conditions.
18. Governing Law and Severability: This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Washington and the Parties hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts situated in such jurisdiction. If any term or condition hereof is found to be illegal or unenforceable, the balance hereof shall remain in full force and effect. Both Seller and Buyer acknowledge and agree that the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply to this order
19. Code of Conduct: Seller is committed to conducting its business ethically and lawfully. To that end the Seller maintains a Code of Corporate Responsibility and Business Ethics and mechanisms for reporting unethical or unlawful conduct. The Seller expects that the Buyer will also conduct its business ethically and lawfully. If the Buyer has cause to believe that the Seller or any employee or agent of the Seller has behaved unethically or unlawfully under, or in connection with, these terms and conditions, Buyer is encouraged to report such behavior to the Seller.
20. Export Regulations and Destination Control Statement: If the commodities, technologies or software sold hereunder are exported from the country where Seller resides, they may only be done so in accordance with the laws and regulations of such jurisdiction, and any diversion contrary to such laws is prohibited. Buyer will not export any technical data, or commodities that are controlled by government regulations in violation thereof, and agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Seller from and against any claim, loss, liability, expense or damage (including liens or legal fees) incurred by Seller with respect to any of Buyer’s export or re-export activities contrary to applicable export and import controls.
21. Intellectual Property: Notwithstanding delivery of and the passing of title in any product, nothing in these terms and conditions shall have the effect of granting or transferring to, or vesting in, Buyer any intellectual property rights in or to any products.
22. General: Buyer may not assign or transfer all or part of its rights or obligations under this order without the prior written consent of Seller. These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement and understanding between Buyer and Seller in connection with the subject matter of this order, and supersede all prior oral or written communications, representations or agreements in relations thereto.
Version Approved: September 2019