Terms & Conditions

 
 

Preface:

Unless otherwise accepted by written agreement with Excel Healthcare Limited only these present terms are accepted.

 

Duties:

All orders shall be taken in accordance with the “subject to company approval” clause and shall be binding on Excel Healthcare’s behalf only after the buyer receives Excel Healthcare’s acceptance. Excel Healthcare’s failure to accept any order shall not be grounds for any claims by the buyer for any reason.

 

Prices:

The prices quoted are indicative and are not binding and may be updated when the order is placed.

 

Deliveries:

Terms of delivery are indicative and are not binding on Excel Healthcare, who reserves the right to deliver according to availability. The buyer may not claim any compensation for damages in the event of delays or acts of God.

 

Minimum amount of orders:

Excel Healthcare reserves the right to charge a minimum order fee of fifteen pounds plus postage and packing.

 

Shipping:

If goods are to be delivered byExcel Healthcare’s contractual carriers said goods travel at buyers risk. Excel Healthcare accepts no liability for damage incurred after the goods leave it’s warehouse or factory. The buyer is therefore required to protect it’s own interests against carriers in accordance with the law.

 

Complaints:

The buyer must examine the integrity and conformity of the goods immediately after arrival and before they are used or altered in any way. Any complaints must be in writing and sent within fifteen days of delivery. Claims for damages as a result of defective goods are peremptorily denied. No disputes shall give the buyer the right to suspend payment of the supply. Thus under no circumstances shall the buyer have the right to raise objections regarding supply unless goods are paid in full.

 

Merchandise returns:

Goods must be accompanied by a written description of the reason for return in accordance of current laws within seven working days. Returns as a result of wrongful order or for reasons not chargeable to Excel Healthcare will be accepted only if the goods are returned to Excel Healthcare in pre-delivery condition. If the relative goods are found to be in perfect condition they will be credited to the buyer at the invoiced value less 22.5% as a contribution to checking and re-warehousing costs and administrative expenses.

 

Rental agreements on Steam Sterilisers:

A Rental period of 36 months applies to all rental sterilisers this is to be paid by monthly direct debit as advised on the accompanying invoice. The 36 month period can be terminated early at a compulsory 20% charge of the original invoice price only. Ownership of the rental steriliser remains the property of Excel Healthcare. All servicing, validations and repairs are the responsibility of Excel Healthcare with no additional charges except where the goods have been improperly altered in any way whatsoever, subject to misuse or unauthorised repair e.g. not following operating instructions on using DISTILLED water in steam sterilisers. This will result in additional charges above the monthly rental agreement. At the end of the 36 month period the rental steriliser will be collected by Excel Healthcare. The customer will then have the following three options; continuing the rental contract at the same price for a further 36 months, terminating the contract or requesting a new replacement unit to be delivered.

 

Direct Debits:

Payment by direct debit is optional on selected products and services. On signing the contract agreement the customer promises to pay for the full term of the agreement. All products are covered by a one year manufacturer’s warranty except where stated. The warranty does not apply where the goods have been improperly altered in any way whatsoever, subject to misuse or unauthorised repair. This will result in additional charges. Excel Healthcare shall have exclusive ownership of the delivered merchandise until payment has been made in full.

 

Payments:

Payments must be made in accordance with the relative invoice conditions. When the expiration date indicated has passed Excel Healthcare reserves the right to charge interest at the prime rate plus 0.5 points above base rate at the same time require immediate payment for all goods supplied.

 

Warranties:

Warranty details for the relevant products are displayed on this website under the product information if applicable. Most products are usually supplied with a one year manufacturers warranty unless otherwise stated. The relevant warranty terms will not apply where the goods have been improperly altered in any way whatsoever, subject to misuse or unauthorised repair e.g. not following operating instructions on using DISTILLED water in steam sterilisers. This will result in additional charges above any warranty or servicing agreement.

 

Reservation of ownership:

Excel Healthcare shall have exclusive ownership of the delivered merchandise until payment has been made in full.

 

Late Payment Interest & Charges

“We reserve the right to claim statutory interest at 8% above the Bank of England reference rate in force on the date the debt becomes overdue and at any subsequent rate where the reference rate changes and the debt remains unpaid in accordance with the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 as amended and supplemented by the Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2002.”

Please note any missed payments or invoices not being paid on time late payment charges will be incurred (Statutory Late Payment Charges in accordance with the 1998 Act and 2002/2013 amendments) along with fixed penalty charge depending on the sum owed. All the Invoices must be paid within 30 days from the date of Invoice.

 

Jurisdiction:

The British courts shall have jurisdiction over any and all disputes.