Standard terms of sale
PRICE OFFER: Our price offers have a validity of 30 days from the sending of the price offer, unless it was stipulated otherwise in writing at the time of the offer.
ACCEPTANCE OF OFFER: A purchase order is considered as an acceptance of offer, when it contains all information necessary for the treatment of the order.
PURCHASE ORDER: the purchase orders, which are placed by us, imply the acceptation of the sales conditions thereafter. Any cancellation which was not confirmed by us, implies that the buyer pays at least 30% of the amount of the purchase order to SESA SYSTEMS.
PRICE: Our prices are those mentioned in the offer conditions or in the current price list (valid up to the 31st December of each year). Our prices exclude taxes, shipping and packing costs. Furthermore to offset concrete cost increases (tax…), SESA SYSTEMS reserves the right to adapt the prices without notice.
PAYMENTS: Unless it was stipulated otherwise in writing at the time of the offer, the payments must be made in the net 30 days after reception of the invoice. Payment may be made by check, money order, credit card or wire transfer (all fees are borne by the buyer). Any delay in payments implies a delivery and manufacturing stop and a payment of interests to SESA SYSTEMS. Seller may impose interest at the rate of one and a half percent (1.5%) per month.
RESERVATION OF OWNERSHIP: According to the law n° 80335 (French) of 12 May 1980, the delivered goods remain the property of SESA SYSTEMS until the invoice is fully paid. Until this date, the buyer has to bear the possible damages of the material and cannot resell this material without our permission. In case of default on the part of the Purchaser, in case of non respect of payment, SESA SYSTEMS can demand by registered post the repossession of the goods at the buyer’s costs. Seller reserves the right to change or withdraw credit and thereby suspend or cancel performance under any or all purchase orders or agreements in which seller has extended credit to buyer. In the event of default by buyer, seller shall be entitled to costs fees and expenses, including but not limited to recovery of attorney fees, court costs and fees, and collection costs.
DELIVERY: The delay for the manufacturing are calculated from the arrival of the purchase order, containing all information necessary for the order treatment. The delivery time on the price offer is an estimate. On the receipt, the expected delivery date will be mentioned ex works. Any delay in the transmission of the information concerning an order can lead to delivery date modification.
RETURN OF GOODS / REFUND: If you are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason, return it within 15 days of receipt, your refund will be less 20% of costs and return shipping charges will apply to the customer.
CHARACTERISTICS: Any dimensions, weight, performances and technical characteristics are approximate. These values are not contractual and do not engage our responsibility.
SERVICE DELIVERY: Every preliminary installation (connection, interconnection, etc), putting into service, staff training, technical assistance, advice, repairs, or, in general, every service delivery requested by the customer, which will be made for the customer’s needs will be invoiced at an additional price and will require a purchase order.
DELAY IN DELIVERY: SESA SYSTEMS shall not be liable for any delay resulting in whole or in part from Acts of God, lock-out, fire, strike, lack of energy or raw materials, severe weather conditions, or any other circumstances or cause beyond the control of SESA SYSTEMS in the conduct of its business. A delay in delivery could not lead to an order cancellation or to damages.
TRANSPORT: The goods travel at the own risk of the buyer. If the goods are damaged during transportation, the buyer has to inspect the incoming goods immediately upon receipt, and if necessary to notify the defects to the carrier immediately upon receipt even if the sending was free of port. In case of defects or missing parts, oral reservations as well as the mention “acceptance conditional upon verification” have no legal value, even if you confirm the reservations per post.
It is ESSENTIAL to follow these instructions:
1- Describe the EXACT RESERVATIONS on the CARRIER WAY-BILL in presence of the delivery person.
2- Confirm the reservations within 2 days BY REGISTERED MAIL ADDRESSED TO THE CARRIER WITH RETURN RECEIPT
NO APPEAL IS POSSIBLE IF THESE RULES ARE NOT RESPECTED;
WARRANTY: SESA SYSTEMS grants you a warranty of 6 months for the delivered goods, apart from the electrical equipment which is guaranteed by the supplier. The warranty begins from the date of delivery. No liability is taken in case of negligence, bad maintenance, misuse accident or modification. This warranty includes an exchange or repairs of the defective pieces. The shipping and packaging costs are paid by the buyer. We cannot be held responsible for the direct or indirect consequences of a material failure. With replacement all products must be shipped back to seller.
EVENT OR EFFECT TO ORDER/S: Seller is not liable for failure to fulfill its obligations for any accepted order or for delays in delivery due to causes beyond sellers reasonable control including, but not limited to, acts of God, natural or artificial disaster, riot, war strike, delay by carrier, shortage of product, acts or omissions of civil or military authority, Government priorities, changes in law, material shortages, fire, strikes, floods, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, act of terrorism, delays in transportation or inability to obtain labor, materials or products through its regular sources.
LEGAL DOMICILE: The buyer declares that for any legal claim against SESA SYSTEMS, the buyer waivers its legal domicile, and hereby accepts the legal domicile of New York (NY).