TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF [WWW.GDS-MEDTECH.COM]
1.1 “Buyer” means the individual or organisation who buys or agrees to buy the Goods and/or Services from the Supplier;
1.2 “Consumer” shall have the meaning ascribed in section 12 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977;
1.3 “Contract” means the contract between the Supplier and the Buyer for the sale and purchase of Goods and/or Services incorporating these Terms and Conditions;
1.4 “Goods” means the articles that the Buyer agrees to buy from the Supplier;
1.5 “Services” means the services that the Buyer agrees to buy from the Supplier;
1.6 “Supplier” means [G.D.S MEDTECH LIMITED] of [25a HIGH STREET, MORETON IN MARSH, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL56 0AF] that owns and operates [www.gds-medtech.com];
1.7 “Terms and Conditions” means the terms and conditions of sale set out in this agreement and any special terms and conditions agreed in writing by the Supplier;
1.8 “Website” means [WWW.GDS-MEDTECH.COM].
2.1 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect the Buyer’s statutory rights as a Consumer.
2.2 These Terms and Conditions shall apply to all contracts for the sale of Goods and/or Services by the Supplier to the Buyer and shall prevail over any other documentation or communication from the Buyer.
2.3 Acceptance of delivery of the Goods shall be deemed conclusive evidence of the Buyer’s acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
2.4 Any variation to these Terms and Conditions (including any special terms and conditions agreed between the parties) shall be inapplicable unless agreed in writing by the Supplier.
2.5 Any special conditions applying to the provision of the Services are set out in Schedule 1 to this agreement.
2.6 Any complaints should be addressed to the Supplier’s address stated in clause 1.6.
3.1 All orders for Goods and/or Services shall be deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to purchase Goods and/or Services pursuant to these Terms and Conditions and are subject to acceptance by the Supplier. The Supplier may choose not to accept an order for any reason.
3.2 Where the Goods ordered by the Buyer are not available from stock the Buyer shall be notified and given the option to either wait until the Goods are available from stock or cancel the order and receive a full refund within 14 days.
3.3 When making an order through the Website, the technical steps the Buyer needs to take to complete the order process are described in [THE ORDER PROCESS SECTION] of the ‘Order’ website page.
4 PRICE AND PAYMENT
4.1 The price of the Goods and/or Services shall be that stipulated on the Website. The price is inclusive of VAT.
4.2 The total purchase price, including VAT, delivery and other charges, if any, will be displayed in the Buyer’s shopping cart prior to confirming the order.
4.3 After the order is received the Supplier shall confirm by email the details, description and price for the Goods and/or Services together with information on the right to cancel if the Buyer is a Consumer.
4.4 Payment of the price plus VAT, delivery and other charges, if applicable, must be made [IN FULL BEFORE DISPATCH OF GOODS OR COMMENCEMENT OF THE SERVICES].
4.5 Where applicable, if any payment is not paid on time or any payment is rejected or refused, the amount owing will be treated as overdue and the Supplier will be entitled immediately to cease or suspend the provision of any Service or further deliveries of Goods until payment has been received.
4.6 Where applicable, the Supplier shall be entitled to charge interest on overdue invoices from the date when payment becomes due from day to day until the date of payment at a rate of 8% per annum above the base rate of the Bank of England from time to time in force.
5 PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES
5.1 The Supplier shall begin to perform the Services [WITHIN 7 WORKING DAYS] but in any event, within 30 days after the Contract is entered into. The Supplier is under a legal obligation to supply Services in conformity with the Contract.
5.2 The Supplier shall perform the Services with reasonable skill and care. However, where applicable, the Supplier does not guarantee that the Services will be uninterrupted, secure or error-free or that any data generated, stored, transmitted or used via or in connection with the Services will be complete, accurate, secure, up to date, received or delivered correctly or at all. The Supplier may have to suspend the Services for repair, maintenance or improvement. If so, the Supplier will restore them as quickly as is reasonably possible.
5.3 The Services are subject to an initial contract period of [12 MONTHS] and shall continue thereafter on a [12 MONTH] basis unless and until terminated in accordance with clauses 5.4 and 5.5.
5.4 Subject to clause 5.3, either party may terminate this agreement (as regards some or all of the Services) at any time for any reason by giving to the other 30 days’ written notice, and any payment due remains payable and, if already paid, will be refunded.
5.5 The Supplier may terminate this agreement (as regards some or all of the Services) or suspend some or all of the Services immediately on written notice if the Buyer breaches any term of this agreement, and any payment due remains payable and, if already paid, will be non-refundable.
6 RIGHTS OF SUPPLIER
6.1 The Supplier reserves the right to periodically update prices on the Website, which cannot be guaranteed for any period of time. The Supplier shall make every effort to ensure prices are correct at the point at which the Buyer places an order.
6.2 The Supplier reserves the right to withdraw any Goods and/or Services from the Website at any time.
6.3 The Supplier shall not be liable to anyone for withdrawing any Goods and/or Services from the Website or for refusing to process an order.
7 AGE OF CONSENT
7.1 Where Goods and/or Services may only be purchased by persons of a certain age the Buyer will be asked when placing an order to declare that they are of the appropriate legal age to purchase the Goods and/or Services.
7.2 If the Supplier discovers that the Buyer is not legally entitled to order certain Goods and/or Services, the Supplier shall be entitled to cancel the order immediately, without notice.
8.1 Goods supplied within the UK will normally be delivered within [7 WORKING DAYS] working days of acceptance of order but in any event, within 30 days after the Contract is entered into.
8.2 Goods are only supplied to Buyer’s based in the UK [ENGLAND, WALES, SCOTLAND, NORTHERN IRELAND] and will normally be delivered within  working days of acceptance of order but in any event, within 30 days after the Contract is entered into.
8.3 Where a specific delivery date has been agreed, and where this delivery date cannot be met, the Buyer will be notified and given the opportunity to agree a new delivery date or receive a full refund.
8.4 The Supplier shall use its reasonable endeavours to meet any date agreed for delivery. In any event time of delivery shall not be of the essence and the Supplier shall not be liable for any losses, costs, damages or expenses incurred by the Buyer or any third party arising directly or indirectly out of any failure to meet any estimated delivery date.
8.5 Delivery of the Goods shall be made to the Buyer’s address specified in the order and the Buyer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Goods whenever they are tendered for delivery. The Supplier is under a legal obligation to supply Goods in conformity with the Contract.
8.6 Risk in the Goods shall pass to the Buyer when they are in the physical possession of the Buyer.
8.7 Title in the Goods shall not pass to the Buyer until payment of the price has been made in full.
The Buyer, if a Consumer, has the right to cancel the Contract within 14 days without giving any reason. The conditions, time limits and procedures for exercising the Buyer’s right to cancel are laid out in Schedule 2 to these Terms and Conditions together with a cancellation form, in accordance with The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013.
- GIFT VOUCHERS
In addition to these Terms and Conditions, the following terms and conditions shall apply to the sale of gift vouchers and/ or coupons.
- Gift vouchers will be dispatched within [5 DAYS] of acceptance of order and will be delivered by [ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL DELIVERY, 1PM NEXT DAY]. Payment must be made [PAYMENT TERMS ARE PAMENT IN ADVANCE OF THE DELIVERY OF GOODS OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES].
- The Buyer must notify the Supplier of any discrepancy in a delivery as soon as possible but in any event within 7 days of the delivery of the vouchers.
- Risk of loss, destruction or damage to the vouchers remains with the Supplier until delivery to the Buyer where upon risk shall pass to the Buyer.
- Gift vouchers may be exchanged for [GOODS] at [G.D.S MEDTECH LIMITED]. Vouchers cannot be redeemed for cash in part or whole. Vouchers are not sold on a sale or return basis and no return will be permitted unless it can be demonstrated that the ‘Supplier’ has been in error in fulfilling the ‘Buyer’s’ order.
- Gift vouchers are valid for [12 MONTHS] from the date of purchase and cannot be renewed once they have expired. Vouchers cannot be replaced if lost or damaged.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
- Except as may be implied by law where the Buyer is dealing as a Consumer, in the event of any breach of these Terms and Conditions by the Supplier the remedies of the Buyer shall be limited to damages which shall in no circumstances exceed the price of the Goods and/or Services and the Supplier shall under no circumstances be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage whatever.
- Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit the liability of the Supplier for death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of the Supplier or that of the Supplier’s agents or employees.
No waiver by the Supplier (whether express or implied) in enforcing any of its rights under this contract shall prejudice its rights to do so in the future.
- FORCE MAJEURE
The Supplier shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of its obligations if the delay or failure results from events or circumstances outside its reasonable control, including but not limited to, acts of God, strikes, lock outs, accidents, war, fire, failure of any communications, telecommunications or computer system, breakdown of plant or machinery or shortage or unavailability of raw materials from a natural source of supply, and the Supplier shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of its obligations.
If any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions hereof shall continue in full force and effect as if these Terms and Conditions had been agreed with the invalid illegal or unenforceable provision eliminated.
- CHANGES TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Supplier shall be entitled to alter these Terms and Conditions at any time but this right shall not affect the existing Terms and Conditions accepted by the Buyer upon making a purchase.
- GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of [ENGLAND] and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the [ENGLISH] courts.
- [RECOMMENDATION BY CLINICIAN and /or FIRST FITTING BY A CLINICIAN OR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL]
Goods and/ or services sold by the Supplier [G.D.S MEDTECH LIMITED] either directly or via the online order area at [www.gds-medtech.com] may require additional conditions in order for these to be purchased [RECOMMENDATION BY CLINICIAN and /or FIRST FITTING BY A CLINICIAN OR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL]
In the event a product requires special pre-conditions for purchase [RECOMMENDATION BY CLINICIAN and /or FIRST FITTING BY A CLINICIAN OR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL] this will be stated alongside the product description to assist and remind the Buyer of their responsibility to obtain this information.
By purchasing goods and/ or services from the ‘Supplier’ [G.D.S MEDTECH LIMITED] either directly or via the online order area at [www.gds-medtech.com] the Buyer is accepting the responsibility for having gained the required recommendation [RECOMMENDATION BY CLINICIAN and /or FIRST FITTING BY A CLINICIAN OR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL] prior to any purchase from the Supplier [G.D.S MEDTECH LIMITED].
In the event the Buyer is asked to provide details of the recommending clinician, the Supplier may request this information either during or following completion of the online order. This information if requested by the Supplier must be provided by the Buyer prior to the commencement of delivery of the goods and/ or services.
RIGHT TO CANCEL
1 You have the right to cancel this contract within 14 days without giving any reason.
2 The cancellation period will expire after 14 days from the day:
- of the conclusion of the contract, in the case of a service contract or a contract for the supply of digital content which is not supplied on a tangible medium;
- on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the goods, in the case of a sales contract;
- on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the last good, in the case of a contract relating to multiple goods ordered by the consumer in one order and delivered separately;
- on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the last lot or piece, in the case of a contract relating to delivery of a good consisting of multiple lots or pieces;
(e) on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the first good, in the case of a contract for regular delivery of goods during a defined period of time.
3 To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform us [G.D.S MEDTECH LIMITED] of your decision to cancel this contract by a clear statement (e.g. a letter sent by post, fax or e-mail). You may use the attached model cancellation form, but it is not obligatory. Click Here to download the GDS Cancellation Form.
If you electronically fill in and submit the model cancellation form or any other clear statement on our website we will communicate to you an acknowledgement of receipt of such a cancellation on a durable medium (e.g. by e-mail) without delay.
4 To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning your exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.
EFFECTS OF CANCELLATION
5 If you cancel this contract, we will reimburse to you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery (except for the supplementary costs arising if you chose a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by us).
6 We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied, if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling by you.
7 We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than:
- 14 days after the day we receive back from you any goods supplied, or
- (if earlier) 14 days after the day you provide evidence that you have returned the goods, or
(c) if there were no goods supplied, 14 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel this contract.
8 We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement.
9 In the event of cancellation we may withhold reimbursement until we have received the goods back (where we have not offered to collect the goods) or you have supplied evidence of having sent back the goods, whichever is the earliest.
RETURN OF GOODS
10 You shall send back the goods [SHIPPING VIA TRACKABLE POSTAL OR COURIER SERVICE WITH VALUE OF THE GOOD INSURED] or hand them over to us at [25a HIGH STREET, MORETON IN MARSH, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL56 0AF] without undue delay and in any event not later than 14 days from the day on which you communicate your cancellation from this contract to us. The deadline is met if you send back the goods before the period of 14 days has expired.
COST OF RETURNING GOODS
11 You the ‘Buyer’ will have to bear the direct cost of returning the goods to the ‘Supplier’ [G.D.S MEDTECH LIMITED]
12 You are only liable for any diminished value of the goods resulting from the handling other than what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics and functioning of the goods.
SERVICE CONTRACTS BEGUN DURING CANCELLATION PERIOD
13 If you requested to begin the performance of services during the cancellation period, you shall pay us an amount which is in proportion to what has been performed until you have communicated to us your cancellation from this contract, in comparison with the full coverage of the contract. Click Here to download the cancellation form.