Last update: 28/02/2019



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Standard Terms & Conditions for Sale of GEObit PC instruments (Goods)

I. Definitions

In this document, the following words shall have the following meanings:

  1. “Buyer” means the organization or person who buys Goods.
  2. “Goods” means the instruments or equipment to be supplied to the Buyer by the Seller.
  3. “Services” means the services to be supplied to the Buyer by the Seller.
  4. “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patents, registered and unregistered designs, copyright, trademarks, know-how, and all other forms of intellectual property wherever in the world enforceable.
  5. “Seller” means GEObit PC, 13 Agion Saranta str, Patra, Greece, 26222.

II. General

  1. These Terms and Conditions shall apply to sales of Goods by the Seller to the Buyer to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions referred to, offered or relied on by the Buyer whether in negotiation or at any stage in the dealings between the parties, including any standard or printed terms tendered by the Buyer, unless the Buyer specifically states in writing, separately from such terms, that it wishes such terms to apply and this has been acknowledged by the Seller in writing.
  2. 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 Seller.

III. Price and Payment

  1. The price shall be the Recommended Retail Price. Possible agreed discount must be agreed in writing between the parties and be declared in the budgetary quotation or any commercial invoice. The price is exclusive of VAT or any other applicable costs.
  2. The price is exclusive of transportation costs and any possible customs fees.
  3. The buyer shall pay 50% of the price of the order during ordering goods. Goods orders will be valid after the 50% payment (wire transfer to Seller’s bank account, as will be stated at the seller’s budgetary quotation).
  4. Price of the services must be agreed between seller and buyer. Price as well as term and conditions must be declared at the service contract which will be signed between both parties or the signed acceptance of the budgetary quotation.
  5. Delivery time must be provided by the seller and agreed by the buyer. Instruments or equipment may or may not be in stock, therefore working time will be required for the seller to make the order.

IV. Description

Any description given or applied to the Goods is given by way of identification only and the use of such description shall not constitute a sale by description. For the avoidance of doubt, the Buyer hereby affirms that it does not in any way rely on any description when entering into the contract.

V. Sample

Where a sample of the Goods is shown to and inspected by the Buyer, the parties hereto accept that such a sample is representative in nature and the bulk of the order may differ slightly as a result of the manufacturing process.

VI. Delivery

  1. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, delivery of the Goods shall take place at the address specified by the Buyer on, or as close as possible to the date agreed by the Buyer and the Seller. The Buyer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Goods whenever they are tendered for delivery.
  2. If the Seller is unable to deliver the Goods because of actions or circumstances under the control of the Buyer, then the Seller shall be entitled to place the Goods in storage until such times as delivery may be effected and the Buyer shall be liable for any expense associated with such storage.
  3. Any damages, shortages, over deliveries, and duplicated orders should be reported to the Seller within 14 days of signed receipt to enable replacement or refund.

VII. Disclaimer

  1. The Customer acknowledges and agrees that: 1.1 the Goods constitute sensitive scientific equipment intended for use in monitoring seismic activity or any other type of human-induced or natural vibrations; 1.2 the Goods are not a forecasting tool and cannot predict future seismic activity or any structure damage; and 1.3 their effective performance depends on installation, location, maintenance, and other environmental and technical requirements as specified in the Specification and this Agreement.
  2. Due to the inherent nature of communications systems, where the Goods include or their operation relies on the use of communications systems (such as mobile or satellite bandwidth), GEObit-instrument shall not be liable to the Customer or any third parties for any claims or damages arising out of or in connection with any failure or delay of or inability to access such communications systems nor for any loss or corruption of data.
  3. Accordingly, the Customer should not rely on the Goods to provide a warning or to provide fail-safe performance, particularly where the failure of the Goods to predict or track all earthquakes or tremors could lead directly to death, personal injury, or severe physical or environmental damage. GEObit shall not be liable to the Buyer or any third parties for any claims or damages to the extent such claims or damages arise from such use or reliance.

VIII. Warranty

  1. Seller warrants that (subject to the other provisions of these Conditions) upon delivery, and during the Warranty Period, the Goods will: 1.1 be free from material defects in design, materials, and workmanship; 1.2 be of satisfactory quality; and 1.3 conform in all material respects with their description in the Specification.
  2. Seller shall not be liable under the Warranty unless: 2.1 the buyer follows the warranty claim process set out in the Warranty and Repairs Policy; 2.2 the Buyer notifies Seller of the fault or defect as soon as reasonably possible following the buyer first becoming aware of the fault or defect; 2.2 the buyer provides to seller reasonable support and, as requested by seller, data from and/or access to the Goods in situ and other relevant information to enable it to assess and investigate the issue; 2.3 The Buyer (if asked to do so by Seller) returns the Goods to Seller’s base at the Buyer’s expense to enable Seller to undertake an examination of the Goods; and 2.4 Seller has had a reasonable opportunity after receiving notice of the issue to examine such Goods or the data from such Goods (as appropriate). 2.5 Seller shall not be liable under the warranty set out in Condition VIII.1: 2.6 if the Buyer makes any further use of such Goods after notifying Seller of a fault or defect under Condition VII.2 unless otherwise agreed between Seller and the buyer; 2.7 if the defect arises because the buyer failed to follow any instructions from Seller (written or otherwise) as to the storage, installation, use, or maintenance of such Goods or (if none were given) failed to comply with good trade practice; 2.8 if the buyer or any third party opens, alters or repairs such Goods without the written consent of Seller; 2.9 if a defect arises from Seller following any design, drawing, diagram, specification or other technical instruction provided by the buyer; 2.10 if the defect arises through the wilful damage by or negligence of the buyer, its employees, agents or contractors; 2.11 in respect of fair wear and tear; 2.12 in respect of damage caused by vehicles, mechanical equipment and/or fishing and other vessels; or 2.13 in respect of damage caused by the operating environment within which the Goods are used or by acts of god or nature (including lightning strikes, volcanic eruption and earthquake). 2.14 If any of the Goods do not conform with any of the warranties in Condition VIII, Seller shall, at its option, repair or replace such Goods (or the defective part) in accordance with the Warranty and Repairs Policy provided that, if Seller so requests, the Buyer shall return the Goods or such of the Goods as are defective to Seller. 2.15 If Seller complies with the Warranty and Repair Policy it shall have no further liability for a breach of any of the warranties in Condition VIII and the buyer shall have no further remedy. 2.16 This Condition VIII will continue to apply to repaired or replacement Goods for the remainder of the Warranty Period that applied to the Goods originally supplied by Seller.

IX. Risk

Risk in the Goods shall pass to the Buyer upon receipt of the goods. Where the Buyer chooses to collect the Goods itself, risk will pass when the Goods are entrusted to it or set aside for its collection, whichever happens first.

X. Limitation of Liability

  1. The Seller shall not be liable for any all loss or damage suffered by the Buyer in excess of the instruments’ acquisition price.
  2. Except for warranties specifically set forth herein, there shall be no other warranties, whether expressed, implied, or statutory, including implied warranties of merchantability or fitness. In addition, it is expressly agreed by the customer, in purchasing the goods, that the liability of GEObit PC, if any, shall be limited solely to the replacement and repair of the goods in accordance with the warranties specifically and expressly set forth herein, and GEObit PC shall not be liable for loss of use of the equipment or for other incidental or consequential costs, expenses, or damages incurred by the customer or end-user.

XI. Intellectual Property Rights

All Intellectual Property Rights produced from or arising as a result of the performance of this Agreement shall, so far as not already vested, become the absolute property of the Seller, and the Buyer shall do all that is reasonably necessary to ensure that such rights vest in the Seller by the execution of appropriate instruments or the making of agreements with third parties.

XII. Force Majeure

The Seller 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, lockouts, accidents, war, fire, breakdown of plant or machinery, or shortage or unavailability of raw materials from a natural source of supply, and the Seller shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of its obligations. If the delay persists for such time as the Seller considers unreasonable, it may, without liability on its part, terminate the contract.

XIII. Relationship of Parties

Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as establishing or implying any partnership or joint venture between the parties, and nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to construe either of the parties as the agent of the other.

XIV. Assignment and Sub-contracting

The contract between the Buyer and Seller for the sale of Goods and supply of services shall not be assigned or transferred, nor the performance of any obligation sub-contracted, in either case by the Buyer, without the prior written consent of the Seller.

XV. Waiver

The failure by either party to enforce at any time or for any period any one or more of the Terms and Conditions herein shall not be a waiver of them or of the right at any time subsequently to enforce all Terms and Conditions of this Agreement.

XVI. Severability

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.

XVII. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Greece, and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Greek courts.

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