Contact Mark Stone
Tel. 01707 660097
Fax. 01707 665476

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Where an order by the client is made subject to the client’s printed standard form conditions not expressly and specifically put forward as a modification of the conditions hereinafter appearing the client’s response to the quotation shall operate as an order placed without such conditions and the conditions hereinafter shall apply.

The property in any goods the subject of a sale or agreement for sale by Stone Media shall unless otherwise agreed remain in the possession of the Company until is has received in cash the whole of the contract price.

Stone Media shall be entitled at any time to recover from the client the total VAT payable on any item of goods or services provided to the client at the date of delivery of the goods or provisions of the service whether or not such h tax or only part thereof has been charged on the quotation Stone Media or invoice.

Stone Media does not give any warranty as to the quality, state, condition or fitness of any goods sold by it.

Payment terms are strictly net monthly account i.e. payment to be received by the end of the month following invoice date. The client shall not be entitled on any ground whatsoever to withhold payment when it becomes due, and the client agrees to pay Stone Media interest on any balance remaining due on the date for payment at 4 per centum per annum over Barclays Bank base rate.

The contract price is based on Stone Media scheduled rates and hourly payments and The contract price is based on Stone Media scheduled rates and hourly payments and
(i) Stone Media reserves the right to charge the client for all experimental copy, sketches, artwork and positives prepared by Stone Media at the clients request.
(ii) All such items as are mentioned in clause 7(i) hereof will be submitted for the clients approval, and no responsibility will be accepted by Stone Media for any errors or other defects, whether written, printed, visual or photographic in any such items submitted to and passed by the client.
(iii) If the client gives an order to Stone Media which in the opinion of the company is required to be executed In a time insufficient to allow artwork or proofs to be submitted to the client for approval, then in that event Stone Media shall not be liable for any errors of any kind whatsoever in the work comprised In that order.
(iv) Stone Media will not accept responsibility for any errors in the absence of written instructions.
Should expedited delivery be agreed and necessitate overtime or other additional costs Stone Media may make an additional charge to the client.

Cancellation of any order may be made by notice in writing whereupon Stone Media shall be entitled to charge a fair and reasonable price for all work completed or in progress at the time of cancellation.
Where Stone Media hours expense for work done or material supplied or travelling or hotel accommodation in addition to that for which provision has been made in the quotation, such expense shall be reimbursed to Stone Media by the client and a detailed statement of such additional expense shall be submitted to the client on completion of the work specified in the quotation.

Stone Media shall not be liable for indirect or consequential loss to the client or any other person arising from errors in carrying out work or from delay in delivery
Where the execution of the work involves the use by Stone Media of materials or equipment supplied by the client then:-
(i) Such items will be at the risk of the client whilst in the possession or custody of Stone Media or their servants or agents.
(ii) Stone Media will not accept responsibility for imperfect work arising from such materials or equipment proving to be defective or unsuitable for the work.
(iii) The client will supply to Stone Media a quantity of materials sufficient to cover spoilage.
The client will indemnify Stone Media against all claims, costs, damages and expenses, whether direct or indirect, or otherwise, howsoever arising out of the production or reproduction of any matter comprised in any document, photograph, or the adoption in whole or in part of any design or work submitted by Stone Media which is or Is alleged by an The client will indemnify Stone Media against all claims, costs, damages and expenses, whether direct or indirect, or otherwise, howsoever arising out of the production or reproduction of any matter comprised in any document, photograph, or the adoption in whole or in part of any design or work submitted by Stone Media which is or Is alleged by any person or body to be illegal or defamatory, or an Infringement of any copyright, patent, trade mark, or design.

Orders for the reproduction of originals are accepted on the understanding that the client is entitled to the copyright and has secured all other legal rights in such originals and that the client will indemnify Stone Media from all liability consequent upon such reproduction.

From the time of the dispatch of the goods from the premises of Stone Media or from the premises of its sub-contractor or agent the risk of any loss or damage to or deterioration of the goods from whatever cause arising shall be borne by the client. All other claims must be made in writing to Stone Media within 7 days of delivery of the goods.

Origination artwork and positives are normally stored for a maximum of 3 months unless otherwise agreed. Screens and stereos are destroyed on completion of order and are only kept on special instructions, for which a charge will be made.

Artwork, positives or other materials sent to Stone Media for processing are accepted on the understanding that their value is not greater than the current retail price of equivalent new unused material. In the case of damage or loss from any cause whatsoever Stone Media liability does not exceed the replacement of equivalent material.
Whilst the copyright in all design work, photographic and written work shall pass to the client upon payment in full of the contract price, the ownership of all artwork, film, dies and other materials used by Stone Media in the production of type, plates, moulds, negatives and positives shall remain with Stone Media unless a charge is agreed prior to the commencement of the contract.

Notwithstanding the provisions of above hereof and unless otherwise agreed Stone Media shall be entitled to use for the purpose only of publicising Its work any material of whatever description prepared for and being in the Copyright of the client.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that printed colours match those of samples received no responsibility can be accepted for variations of colour between batches of ink and different screen printing conditions.
Print size and dimensions can only be maintained within reasonable limits normally associated with screen printing processes.