Trading terms and Conditions:
SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These pages contain information on the terms and conditions for purchases made from DiscountHouse. In order for us to accept any order you must read and accept the Following Terms & Conditions of sale. If we do not receive the completed form along with an order it will be cancelled - this form must be read and acknowledged each time you make a purchase.
Discounthouse is a trading name of Montale Ltd, registered address at 3-7 Wyndham St, Aldershot-Hants GU12 4NY, Registered in England No:3600300 Vat No: 8263 93608
All sales are subject to our full terms and conditions (below).
Standard conditions of sale
1.1 "Buyer" means the trader who buys or agrees to buy the Products from the Seller.
1.2 "Conditions" means the terms and conditions of sale set out in this document and any special terms and conditions agreed in writing by the Seller.
1.3 "Delivery date" means the date specified by the Seller when the Products are to be delivered.
1.4 "Products" means those goods specified.
1.5 "Price" means the price for the Products EXCLUDING carriage and VAT unless specified otherwise.
1.6 "Seller" means DiscountHouse.
2. Conditions of Sale
2.1 The Seller shall sell and the Buyer shall purchase the products in accordance with any verbal or written quotation of the Seller which is accepted by the Buyer, or any written or verbal order of the Buyer which is accepted by the Seller including but not limited to orders placed using the Seller's electronic online ordering service, subject in any case to these conditions, which shall govern the contract to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions subject to which any such quotation is accepted or purported to be accepted, or any such order is made or is purported to be made, by the Buyer.
2.3 Any typographical or clerical or other error or omission in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance of offer, invoice or other document or information issued by the Seller shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of the Seller.
2.4 If any provision of these conditions is adjudged invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these conditions and the remainder of those provisions in question shall not be affected.
2.5 If the Seller does not have sufficient stock to be able to deliver the goods ordered by the Buyer then any sum paid by the Buyer will be refunded or re-credited to your account and the Seller will notify the buyer at the address given on the order form. The refund will be made as soon as possible and, in any event, within 30 days of your order and the Seller will not be obliged to offer any compensation for disappointment suffered.
2.6 That on no occasion will any catalogue or other promotional literature belonging to any source company or its association firm and companies be used in any way whatsoever in connection with the resale of the merchandise.
2.7 That all the MERCHANDISE sold to THE PURCHASER there under is sold without guarantee as to fitness for purpose and on the understanding that the purchaser will ensure that the goods are made safe and serviceable before re-sale. No warranty whether expressed or implied by law will attach to any such sale. It is the prerogative of a purchaser to inspect the merchandise offered for sale. DiscountHouse will assume that such an inspection has been made. Arrangement to inspect can be made with appropriate warehouse staff.
2.8 THE PURCHASER will indemnify DiscountHouse from and against any claims whatsoever resulting directly or indirectly from the resale of THE MERCHANDISE by THE PURCHASER
2.9 All stock is sold “ex warehouse” DiscountHouse Staff will provide assistance to load stock if required. Collection costs and arrangements are the responsibility of the purchaser. Any delivery arrangements will be based on agreed cost and to prior mutual arrangements.
3.0 No returns will be accepted from the purchaser, and no credit will be allowed for previously undiscovered defects, discrepancies in description or in quoted quantities. All pallet lists are provided by the source company and are beyond our control.
3.1 All orders received through our website will be subject to our manual card processing authorisation, no order is deemed to be finalised until such processing takes place by us and customer gets confirmation of final transaction. DiscountHouse can cancel any order received where it can't establish the validity or stock availability. Any errors and emission by the server or cart will be subject to correction and customer will be notified of such change.
3.2 All cancelled bulk orders placed verbal or in writing will be subject to a 10% re-stocking surcharge of the total invoice value,where buyer fail to complete the payment for the balance within a specified period.
General Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed according to English Law.
Any agreement made may be terminated if the trader in any way fails or neglects to carry out or observe any of the provisions made in the following Terms and Conditions.
Please note that there is no guarantee of availability of merchandise for sale to the trader.
Although DiscountHouse will endeavour to ensure the accuracy of all information made available on the web site, neither DiscountHouse nor any directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use of this site.
Price and availability information is subject to change without notice.
All prices quoted exclude VAT at current UK rate.
All goods remain the property of DiscountHouse until paid for in full.
All goods unless otherwise stated are untested and will need to be tested or repaired. No guarantee is offered or implied.
All deliveries are subject to stock availability and prices are for guide only and can changed from time to time and depends on post codes, every effort is made to keep the cost of delivery down to minimum and any changes will be advised before booking your orders. Our delivery cut off time is 12.30pm. Orders placed after this time will be dispatched next day or on the agreed time. All deliveries dispatched and received during the week in office hours, no delivery will is dispatched or received on weekends exept where prior special arrangements has been agreed and made in writing.
Returns are only accepted if goods are not as described - we do not accept returns on catalogue returns or untested goods if the reason is the condition of the goods or customer just changed its mind after collection or delivery has been made- You are buying returns and will receive damaged items within parcels. If you have a problem with any delivery you must notify us by phone or e-mail within 48 hours or receipt of your goods.
We will only accept goods back sold as New or Graded with any RTB warranty specified before sale and they are returned in the original packing, complete as sent in quality and quantity and are sent via secure or insured delivery service which requires a signature at the time of delivery. We do not refund for your shipping charges out or for the return unless we have made the error on the original supply of goods.
In all cases you must contact us before any return is made and we have agreed to accept the goods. Once agreed we will give you a return reference and / or name of a reputable shipper or courier who can help with the return. Once a return is agreed you have 7 days to complete the process. After this time we reserve the right to refuse the goods. You may also be subject to a handling charge to cover our expense in re-stocking the item, this will of course depend on the circumstances or reason for return
You are responsible to make adequate investigation to the trade that you are entering. We are a trade company, if you are unsure what you are buying then please seek advice from us or independently. All information given by our staff and company web site is to be used as a guide only.
Company Name -Trade Marks- Website
All the contents and images used on our website are copy protected and under no circumstances can be copied,scanned or reproduced by anyone without our written consent.
All references to the Company or associated firms shall be removed from any merchandise prior to resale.
No referral to the Company or associated firms will be used in connection with the resale of merchandise.
There will be no use of catalogues or promotional materials belonging to the Company or associated firms in connection to the resale of merchandise.
The merchandise will correspond with the description at the time of sale from the DiscountHouse to the Trader. No other guarantee will be made as to quality and fitness for purpose will be given whether implied by law or otherwise.
DiscountHouse will not be liable against any actions, claims, and demands arising directly or indirectly from the resale of merchandise by the purchaser. Goods sold within the EEC
All goods are sold only on the condition that the buyer meets all health and safety regulation and current trading standards regulations within the EEC. The buyer also agrees to make safe or use for spare parts any damaged or faulty goods before offering them for sale to a third party or members of the public. Goods sold outside the EEC
All goods sold outside the EEC must comply with relevant laws, rules and regulations applying to each particular country.
Toys must comply with the Toys Safety Regulations 1994 BSEN71 and Electrical Toys BSEN50088.
All Toys must carry a CE mark and Name and Address of the European Company responsible for the mark.
Plastic Bags containing toys must be over 38 microns thick and carry a child-warning label.
The following checks must be made and must not be sold until they have been carried out.
Instructions and completeness of toy for safe assembly.
No sharp points or edges, any internal parts exposed except those originally there to enable use.
Any toys using low voltage mains power adaptor are checked to British Standards EN60335 before resale. Electrical/ Audio
Electrical/ electrical merchandise is sold on the basis that it is repair/reconditioned prior to sale to comply with the Electrical Equipment Regulations 1994.
Safety tests complying with BSEN 60065/ EN60335 must be carried out prior to sale.
All domestic appliances must comply with the plugs and socket etc. (safety) regulations.
Description of Grades
This kind of stock goes through basic testing and has been found to have a fault of some description. Therefore, the stock may be best suited for anyone who has the resources to repair the goods or use them as spares. No guarantee expressive or implied apply to this stock.
UNTESTED CATALOGUE RETURNS STOCK
The stock are un-checked customer returns from High Street Catalogue Stores and Large Mail Order Companies. This consists of merchandise returned to the SOURCE COMPANY* as being faulty or defective in some way which for any reason cannot be returned to the original manufacturer. Also merchandise which has suffered from accidental damage within the SOURCE COMPANY'S distribution system, the merchandise may be damaged or it may simply be packaging damage. Part or incomplete items include multipart merchandise where one or more components is missing. In general this category will include both damaged and perfect stock, no guarantee as to the breakdown of damage and perfect stock whether expressed or implied by law will attach to any such sale.
All goods is sold on the basis that these are customer returns and have some sort of fault or damage and will be repaired or reconditioned by the purchaser as necessary PRIOR TO RESALE. Safety tested complying with BS 415 must be carried out on merchandise and any remedial work completed BEFORE IT IS OFFERED FOR RESALE. All such stock sold without any warranty expressive or implied without any exeptions.
This means that the customer must be aware that none of our products are brand new unless specified as such. Graded products are goods that have been factory reconditioned. This means that once returned they have been processed by the manufacturer, tested, fixed and repackaged. The manufacturer cannot re-sell these products as new once they have been returned. This is where we come in.
As you now know neither Graded nor Untested are classed as new and in both cases the goods can be faulty. The graded stock however is of a high standard (although sometimes may have cosmetic blemishes) and we buy them on the grounds that it is functioning stock.
As well as this we cannot offer any guarantees on our stock, nor do we accept returns. This is the same whether you buy from our warehouse, over the phone or online.
If you have read these conditions and you are happy with the descriptions of the quality of our stock, then please feel free to browse the site and purchase anything that you feel fulfils your requirement.
END OF LINE NEW PRODUCTS
On times we may have end of line new products to trade off. These are normally end of line, surplus stock or discontinued items. We buy them on the grounds that there are fully functioning stock. Unless otherwise stated we do not offer any warranty on these products or any refunds if the stock is found to be defective. If a warranty is indicated in writing, it will be offered on a return to base scheme where the product will be repaired or replaced within a reasonable amount of time. All costs of transport will be at buyer's cost. Please note that Brand New means that the product has not been sold to another customer in the past and may include ex display models, we will do our best to highlight this where possible. These loads may have stock with packaging blemishes and some carriage defects.
By purchasing a product you are agreeing to the above terms and conditions none of the above affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
LAST UPDATED-28th April 2009
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