2.1 Information about prices, quantities available or delivery times that the SELLER sends shall be treated as a mere invitation to the BUYER to place orders and, consequently, offers are subject to acceptance by the SELLER. Orders in response to the sending of such information or the acceptance thereof shall not give rise to a contract, which means that this will only be considered as such when any of the following circumstances occurs:
2.2 These terms are the only ones under which the SELLER contracts, and will be incorporated in the Contract with the exclusion of any other term or condition, including those set forth or referred to in the order of the BUYER and other Contract Documents.
2.3 These terms may be amended only with the consent of the SELLER in the form of a signed document that will be forwarded to the BUYER.
2.4 In addition to these Conditions, the technical specifications and relative internal commercial terms of the SELLER shall apply, when referring to, amongst others, transport, minimum orders or packaging, and that the BUYER may request at any time from the SELLER. Therefore, these terms and specifications are part of the present conditions.
3.1 Prices exclude any tax or duty relative to the sale of the Goods. These taxes and duties will be added to the price and will be paid by the BUYER.
3.2 Prices indicated in the quotations, estimates, or other documents issued by the SELLER prior to acceptance of the order are not binding on this. The final price will be that applicable on the date of order acceptance.
3.3 The price calculation will be based on prices which are applicable on the date of delivery. If the price varies due to changes in supply conditions, additional costs relating to the goods or variations in international prices of raw materials, the BUYER may terminate the contract of sale within the 5 days following the written notice of this change in price. This right of withdrawal does not apply when the price increases are due to an increase in tax on sales volume, transportation rates and tariffs.
3.4 To calculate the price of goods charged by weight or volume, it will apply to the weight or volume at the time of shipment.
4.1. The SELLER shall provide, whenever possible, the total quantity agreed on the order. The BUYER declares its acceptance on receiving partial deliveries.
4.2. The SELLER commits to make an effort to comply with the agreed delivery deadlines that were set verbally or in writing. Failure by the SELLER to meet delivery deadlines only entitles the BUYER to terminate the contract in the case that the delivery has not been made within a reasonable time extension.
BUYER’s rights on compensation for damages are excluded. The SELLER is not obliged to maintain the delivery deadlines when the BUYER is late in fulfilling its contractual obligations or when he subsequently makes changes with respect to the initial order.
4.3. Force Majeure: In all force majeure cases, in particular if there are unforeseen events in the manufacturing or distribution as a result of delayed supplies, boycott, lock-out or strike, either in the factory or in supply or transportation companies, as well as in cases of war or mobilization, the SELLER shall be relieved of the delivery obligations without the BUYER having the right to terminate the contract and without being able to demand compensation.
5.1 The transfer of the risk of damage or loss of goods to the BUYER will occur in accordance with receiving the products.
5.2 When the sales take place in Sweden, the transfer of risk will occur:
6.1 Payments should be made according to the conditions that the SELLER stipulates in the order confirmation.
6.2. Expenses related to payments, such as bank fees on the payment of invoices or expenses incurred by the submission of shipping documents, will be payable by BUYER.
6.3 When payment is carried out via documentary credit, this is governed by the Uniform Customs and Practices for Documentary Credits in force in the International Chamber of Commerce.
6.4 The payment will not be considered paid until the corresponding amount is paid into the SELLER’S bank account. Payment of the price will be paid in full, partial payments can be admitted with express prior consent of SELLER.
6.5 All deliveries are subject to approval by the SELLER’s Risk Department.
6.6 The BUYER may only make an offset of expenses when the SELLER acknowledges the credit held by the BUYER against that or when the origin of said credit can be easily recognized.
6.7 The SELLER shall be entitled to opt for forced fulfillment of the Contract, or its termination if the BUYER is in any of the following situations:
7.1 In case of non-compliance with the payment term, the BUYER will be automatically in default and the SELLER may require the BUYER to pay interest as established byLaw.
7.2 In the event of late payment, the SELLER is entitled to demand payment in advance on future orders, or delivery of a bank or other guarantee, for the same amount that is acceptable to him or opening a letter of confirmed and irrevocable credit, as well as to withhold supplies not yet sent.
8.1 Without prejudice to delivery and the transfer of risks to the BUYER, supplies remain the property of the SELLER until payment is made at the purchase price and all accessory claims, including the withdrawal of bills of exchange and cashing of cheques accepted as payment. If the possibility of retention of ownership does not exist in the country of the BUYER, the SELLER is entitled to enforce all other possible rights on their products.
8.2 Pending the transfer of ownership to the BUYER:
9.1 The SELLER shall deliver goods in the quantity and quality complying with the order confirmation, and packaging should also be in accordance.
9.2 The SELLER warrants that the Goods:
9.3 The BUYER shall inspect the Goods immediately upon arrival at the agreed destination, in order to determine:
9.4 The damage to the Goods in transit must be recorded in the carrier’s delivery note.
9.5 If a defect is found, the Goods will not be processed, and the BUYER will store the Goods in their original packaging, making them available for reviewal by the SELLER. Otherwise, the BUYER loses his right to claim for the defect.
9.6 The BUYER must submit a written claim for any defects in the goods within 7 (seven) days of delivery, indicating the type of imperfection.
9.7 Upon receipt of the notification referred to in the previous condition, the SELLER may either:
In any of the above assumptions, the SELLER shall bear the cost of transporting the Goods or replacement product but no other expense, such as removal, installation or processing.
9.8 Notwithstanding the foregoing, SELLER shall have the right to investigate the claim, and demand from the BUYER any evidence that it considers necessary. If as a result of the investigation if can be established that the notified defect does not exist or that it is not the responsibility of the SELLER, the latter shall be entitled to be reimbursed by the BUYER for the costs incurred for the claim.
10.1 The SELLER’s liability arising from the sales contract, including liability for non-¬ delivery or late delivery or defects in the goods supplied, shall be limited to the net invoice value of the goods concerned. If the SELLER was insured for the responsibility in question, the SELLER’s liability is also limited to the amount that in the corresponding case is paid by the insurer. The SELLER is not liable for damages in respect to which the BUYER is insured.
10.2 The SELLER is not liable for damages that the BUYER may suffer as a result of the acts and omissions of the BUYER, its employees and representatives in connection with the Contract or the Goods.
10.3 The SELLER is not liable for indirect damages of any kind or lost profits that the BUYER may suffer as a result of the acts and omissions of the latter, its employees and representatives in connection with the Contract or the Goods.
The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, made in Vienna on 11 April,1980, will not apply nor will any other which substitutes it.