Terms and Conditions

August 2020


1. Conditions Applicable

1.1 These Conditions shall apply to all contracts for the sale of goods by Invitation London Limited to the buyer to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions.

1.2 All orders for goods shall be deemed to be an offer by the buyer to purchase goods pursuant to these conditions.

1.3 Any variation to these conditions (including any special terms and conditions agreed between the parties) shall be inapplicable unless agreed in writing by the Invitation London Limited.


2. The Price and Payment

2.1 The price shall be the price set out as agreed between Invitation London Limited and the Buyer.

2.2 The price agreed is exclusive of VAT and carriage costs.  VAT and carriage will be detailed on the invoice.

2.3 Buyers will pay a deposit of fifty percent of the cost of the goods when they place the order to show commitment to Invitation London Limited and the remainder of the cost of the goods will then be paid at delivery time, prior to the actual delivery of the goods.

2.4 By paying a deposit the buyer is deemed to be agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.

2.5 In the event of a cancellation by the buyer the following cancellation charges will apply: –

• If cancelled more than twelve weeks before the date of the function 50%

• if cancelled more than two weeks before the date of the function 75%

• if cancelled less than two weeks before the date of the function or if production has started 100%.

2.6 All cancellations must be made in writing.

2.7 When the buyer passes responsibility for proofing to Invitation London Limited, then Invitation London Limited shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions made by the Buyer in the original draft or copy.

2.8 Preliminary work carried out at the Buyer’s request will be chargeable at the current rate of £50 + VAT per hour, unless agreed in advance by the Invitation London Limited.


3. The Goods and Materials

3.1 The quantity and description of the goods shall be detailed by Invitation London Limited for the buyer in an email.

3.2 Materials used in the production of the goods including blocks or plates remain the exclusive property of Invitation London Limited.

3.3 All property supplied to Invitation London Limited by or on behalf of the buyer, shall be at the buyer’s risk whilst in the possession of Invitation London Limited or in transit.  The buyer shall be responsible for maintaining any necessary insurances.

3.4 Whilst every effort will be made by Invitation London Limited to complete the goods in the time required by the buyer, Invitation London Limited accepts no responsibility for any losses, costs or expenses incurred by the buyer in the event of delayed completion which is not caused by Invitation London Limited.

3.5 Invitation London Limited shall not be liable for any losses including consequential losses incurred by the buyer arising from a delay in transit.  All delivery times are given as estimates only.

3.6 Invitation London Limited shall be under no liability if unable to carry out any provision of the supply of the goods for any reason beyond their control.  In this situation the buyer may by written notice to Invitation London Limited elect to terminate the agreement for the goods and pay for work done and materials used but subject thereto shall otherwise accept delivery when available.

3.7 Invitation London Limited cannot be held responsible for any colour variations in the CMYK printing process.

3.8 Any complaint regarding quality of goods, quantities delivered or non-delivery must be made immediately and then followed up with a written copy within seven days.

3.9 Invitation London Limited shall not be required to print any matter which in their opinion is, or may be of a libellous nature or which infringes the proprietary or other rights of any third party.

3.10 Invitation London Limited shall be indemnified by the buyer in respect of any claims, costs and expenses arising out of any libellous matter, or any infringement of copyright, payment design or any other proprietary or personal rights contained in any goods printed for the buyer.


4. Warranties and Liabilities

4.1 Invitation London Limited warrants that the bulk of the goods will at the time of delivery correspond to the description given by Invitation London Limited. Save that all sizes quoted are approximate and may vary from proofs or samples and Invitation London Limited may from time to time make changes in the specification of the goods which do not materially affect the quality or fitness for purpose of the goods.  Except where the buyer is dealing as a consumer (as defined in the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 Section 12) all other warranties, conditions or terms relating to fitness for purpose, quality or condition of the goods and whether implied by statute or common law or otherwise are excluded.

4.2 Invitation London Limited shall be under no liability whatever to the buyer for any indirect loss and/expenses (including loss of profit) suffered by the buyer arising out of a breach by Invitation London Limited of this Contract.


5. Delivery of the Goods

5.1 The buyer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the goods whenever they are tendered for delivery.

5.2 If delivery to the buyer’s address is requested then the buyer will be invoiced for carrier or postal charges incurred.  Where such delivery is requested then delivery will be deemed to have taken place when Invitation London Limited passes the goods to the carrier


6. Acceptance of Goods

6.1 The buyer shall be deemed to have accepted the goods twenty-four hours after delivery to the buyer.

6.2 After acceptance the buyer shall not be entitled to reject goods which are not in accordance with this contract.


7. Title and Risk

7.1 Title to the goods shall pass on payment for said goods.

7.2 The goods shall be at the buyer’s risk as from delivery.


8. Remedies of Buyer

8.1 Where the buyer rejects any goods for no valid reason, then the buyer shall have no further rights whatever in respect of the supply to the buyer of such goods or the failure by Invitation London Limited to supply goods which confirm to the contract of sale (in the buyer’s opinion).

8.2 Where the buyer accepts or has been deemed to have accepted any goods then Invitation London Limited shall have no liability whatever to the buyer in respect of those goods.

8.3 Invitation London Limited shall not be liable to the buyer for late delivery of the goods.


9. Intellectual Property

9.1 Invitation London Limited retains all copyright trademarks and all intellectual property in the goods and no right or licence is granted under this contract of sale to the buyer except the right to use the goods.

9.2 Invitation London Limited may use images of any stationery that it creates on its Social Media outlets.  Nothing will he posted until after the event has taken place and all sensitive information will be removed.


10. General Data Protection

10.1 Invitation London Limited is fully compliant with the GDPR (May 25th 2018).

10.2 Invitation London Limited has a Privacy Policy which addresses all the requirements of the GDPR.
The Privacy Policy refers to personal data, which is defined as information concerning any living person (Data Subject).

10.3 All personal data supplied to Invitation London Limited by the buyer will therefore be handled sensitively within the guidelines provided for compliance with GDPR.

10.4 By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions and associated Privacy Policy, the buyer is agreeing that Invitation London Limited can use any personal data supplied by the buyer for the purpose of supplying the buyer with the goods requested by the buyer.

10.5 Please see the Invitation London Limited Privacy Notice by viewing this on our web-site, email the Invitation London Limited office at invite@invitationlondon.com or contact the office and request a copy of the notice by calling 020 7117 8253.


11. Insolvency

If the buyer ceases to pay his debts in the ordinary course of business or cannot pay his debts as they become due or being a company is deemed to be unable to pay its debts or has a winding up petition issued against it or being a person commits an act of bankruptcy or has a bankruptcy petition issued against him, Invitation London Limited without prejudice to other remedies shall:-

(a) have the right not to proceed further with the contract or any other work for the buyer and be entitled to charge for work already carried out (whether completed or not) and materials purchased for the buyer, such charge to be immediate debt due to Invitation London Limited.

(b) in respect of all unpaid debts due from the buyer have a general lien on all goods and property in Invitation London Limited possession (whether worked on or not) and shall be entitled on the expiration of fourteen days notice to dispose of such goods or property in such manner and at such price as Invitation London Limited thinks fit and to apply the proceeds towards such debt.


12. Proper Law of Contract

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.