TERMS & CONDITIONS
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Terms & Conditions
Bleubird Limited registered in Northern Ireland under company number NI658374 with a registered office address of 17 Grays Hill, Bangor, Northern Ireland, BT20 3BB. Any reference to "Bleubird Ltd.", “Bleubird”, "we", “our” or "us" in these Terms & Conditions is to Bleubird Limited. Any reference to "You", "Your" or “Yourself” is to the person wishing to access and/or use the Bleubird Service. These Terms & Conditions (together with any documents referred to in it) are a legal and binding agreement between You and us and govern Your use of the Service. We recommend that You read and print a copy of these Terms & Conditions for Your future reference.
Acceptance of Terms
By selecting the check box when registering for Bleubird You are confirming that You accept these Terms & Conditions together with the Privacy Notice. You agree to comply with them. You may have other consumer rights granted by law and these Terms & Conditions do not affect such rights If you object to any of these Terms & Conditions you should not use any of the products or services on the Website and leave immediately. You agree that you shall not use the Website for illegal purposes and will respect all applicable laws and regulations. You agree not to use the Website in a way that may impair the performance, corrupt the content or otherwise reduce the overall functionality of the Website. You also agree not to do anything, which may compromise the security of the Website or attempt to gain access to secured areas or sensitive information. Misuse of the Website may incur civil and/or criminal liability. You agree to be fully responsible for any claim, expense, liability, losses, costs including legal fees incurred by us arising from your breach of these Terms & Conditions.
Bleubird reserves the rights to change or amend any part of these Terms & Conditions, if any change is significant we will notify You of the change. Bleubird advises users to regularly check the Terms & Conditions on the Website. Bleubird has complete discretion to modify or remove any part of the Website without warning or liability arising from such action.
Intellectual Property Rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website and in the material published on it. Save for Your right to access the Website in accordance with these Terms & Conditions. We do not grant You any rights in respect of such intellectual property rights and/or materials. All such rights are reserved.
You are permitted only to use material on the Website as expressly authorised by us or our licensors. You acknowledge and agree that the material and content contained within the Website is made available for your personal non-commercial use. By using the Website you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of Bleubird and will refrain from copying, downloading, transmitting, reproducing, printing, or exploiting for commercial purposes any material contained within the Website. Any unauthorised use of material on the Website is strictly prohibited.
Each of the paragraphs of these Terms & Conditions operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs remain in full force and effect. These Terms & Conditions are governed by Northern Ireland law. You and we both agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Northern Ireland Courts Service. However, if You are a resident of England You may also bring proceedings in England, and if you are a resident of Scotland, You may also bring proceedings in Scotland.
Purchase Terms & Conditions
1.1 The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply to these conditions.
- Buyer: the person, firm or company who purchases the Goods from Bleubird.
- Contract: any contract between Bleubird and the Buyer for the sale and purchase of the Goods, incorporating these conditions.
- Delivery: either the Buyer or its nominated agent taking physical possession of the Goods
- Delivery Date: the date on which the Goods are delivered to or collected by the Buyer or, if Bleubird tried to deliver the Goods but is unable to, the date on which Bleubird attempted to have the Goods delivered.
- Delivery Point: the place where delivery of the Goods is to take place.
- Goods: any goods agreed in the Contract to be supplied to the Buyer by Bleubird (including any part or parts of them).
- Incoterms: the international rules for the interpretation of trade terms of the International Chamber of Commerce as in force at the date when the Contract is made.
- Bleubird: Bleubird Limited incorporated and registered in Northern Ireland under company number NI658374 with a registered office address of 17 Grays Hill, Bangor, Northern Ireland, BT20 3BB who shall be the supplier of the Goods
1.2 A reference to a particular law is a reference to it as it is in force for the time being taking account of any amendment, extension, application or re-enactment and includes any subordinate legislation for the time being in force made under it.
1.3 Words in the singular include the plural and in the plural include the singular.1.4 Condition headings do not affect the interpretation of these conditions.
2. Application of Terms
2.1 Subject to any variation under condition 2.3 the Contract shall be on these conditions to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions (including any terms or conditions which the Buyer purports to apply under any purchase order, confirmation of order, specification or other document).
2.2 No terms or conditions endorsed on, delivered with or contained in the Buyer's purchase order, confirmation of order, specification or other document shall form part of the Contract simply as a result of such document being referred to in the Contract.
2.3 These conditions apply to all Bleubird's sales and any variation to these conditions and any representations about the Goods shall have no effect unless expressly agreed in writing and signed by a Director of Bleubird. The Buyer acknowledges that it has not relied on any statement, promise or representation made or given by or on behalf of Bleubird which is not set out in the Contract. Nothing in this condition shall exclude or limit Bleubird's liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.
2.4 Each order or acceptance of a quotation for Goods by the Buyer from Bleubird shall be deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to buy Goods subject to these conditions.
2.5 No order placed by the Buyer shall be deemed to be accepted by Bleubird and Contract shall not come into existence until an acceptance of the order is confirmed by Bleubird, by whatever means appropriate, or (if earlier) Bleubird delivers the Goods to the Buyer.
2.6 The Buyer shall ensure that the terms of its order and any applicable specification are complete and accurate.
2.7 Any quotation given by Bleubird is subject to change at Bleubird's absolute discretion but shall remain open for acceptance by the Buyer provided that Bleubird has not previously withdrawn it or any timescale placed on acceptance has expired.
2.8 Bleubird may, at its absolute discretion, sell branded and private label products to authorised customers. In the event of any such sales, the Buyer in question must not:
(a) advertise, promote, distribute, sell or market the products in any way that disparages, misrepresents or injures the brand or private label owners;
(b) distribute or sell products employing any illegal, deceptive, undesirable, or improper advertising, marketing or selling practice, including predatory or "loss leader" pricing, bait and switch, or negative selling practices.
2.9 Bleubird may at any time between the date of an order and the date of despatch cancel all or any part of an order or vary quantities of all or any part of the order placed by the Buyer at its own discretion on written notice to the Buyer.
2.10 By entering into this Contract with Bleubird, the Buyer represents and warrants that it is acting in the course of its trade or business.
3.1 The quantity and description of the Goods shall be as set out in Bleubird's records which shall stand as absolute proof of what order the Buyer made.
3.2 All samples, drawings, descriptive matter, specifications (including sizing and colouring) and advertising issued or made available by Bleubird and any descriptions or illustrations contained in Bleubird's catalogues or brochures are issued or published for the sole purpose of giving an approximate idea of the Goods described in them. They shall not form part of the Contract.
3.3 Size, style, fabric content, specification, quality, and colour and/or any other matters relating to the Goods should be checked by the Buyer on receipt of the goods. It is the Buyer’s sole responsibility to verify that the Goods delivered are what was ordered.
3.4 Bleubird gives no warranty, express or implied, regarding the suitability of the Goods for the purpose for which Buyer has chosen them.
3.5 The Buyer recognises that variation may occur from one dye batch to another and Bleubird shall not be liable for any such variation in colour.
3.6 The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that when a sample of the Goods has been shown to or inspected by the Buyer any consequent sale does not constitute a sale by sample.
4.1 Unless otherwise agreed in writing by Bleubird, the Delivery Point shall be Bleubird's place of business. Collections from Bleubird's place of business shall only be permitted between Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 3.30pm.
4.2 If the Buyer wishes the Delivery Point to be anywhere other than Bleubird's place of business, the Buyer must specifically request an alternative Delivery Point and pay the appropriate delivery charges.
4.3 The Buyer shall take delivery of the Goods within 7 days of Bleubird giving it notice that the Goods are ready for delivery.
4.4 Any dates specified by Bleubird for delivery of the Goods (including making them available for collection) are an estimate only on which the Buyer relies entirely at its own risk. Time for delivery shall not be and shall not be capable of being made by notice, of the essence. If no dates are so specified, delivery shall be within a reasonable time (with Bleubird’s view being final as to what constitutes reasonable).
4.5 Subject to the other provisions of these conditions Bleubird shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill and similar loss), costs, damages, charges or expenses caused directly or indirectly by any delay in the delivery of the Goods (even if caused by Bleubird's negligence), nor shall any delay entitle the Buyer to terminate or rescind the Contract unless 180 days has passed from the estimated delivery date.
4.6 Where the Buyer has requested that the Goods be delivered to the Delivery Point by post, Bleubird shall not be liable for any non or late delivery in respect of the Goods unless the reason for the non or late delivery is an error by Bleubird in sending the Goods to the incorrect address. Save for that, and subject to clause 12.3. Bleubird expressly excludes all liability in relation to non-delivery of Goods sent by post.
4.7 If for any reason the Buyer fails to accept delivery of any of the Goods when they are ready for delivery, or Bleubird is unable to deliver the Goods because the Buyer has not provided appropriate instructions, documents, licences or authorisations: (a) risk in the Goods shall pass to the Buyer (including for loss or damage caused by Bleubird's negligence); (b) the Goods shall be deemed to have been delivered; and (c) Bleubird may store the Goods until delivery, whereupon the Buyer shall be liable for all related costs and expenses (including, without limitation, storage and insurance).
4.8 The Buyer shall provide at the Delivery Point and at its expense adequate and appropriate equipment and manual labour for unloading the Goods and generally taking receipt of them.
4.9 If Bleubird delivers to the Buyer a quantity of Goods of up to 10% more or less than the quantity ordered, the Buyer shall not be entitled to object to or reject the Goods or any of them by reason of the surplus or shortfall and shall pay for such goods at the pro rata Contract rate.
4.10 Bleubird may deliver the Goods by separate instalments. Each separate instalment shall be invoiced and paid for in accordance with the provisions of the Contract.
4.11 Each instalment shall be a separate Contract and no cancellation or termination of any one Contract relating to an instalment shall entitle the Buyer to repudiate or cancel any other Contract or instalment.
4.12 If the Delivery Point is to be outside the UK: (a) unless otherwise provided in the applicable Incoterms in accordance with clause 13.1, the Buyer shall obtain all necessary import licences, clearances and other consents necessary for the purchase, import and export of the Goods; (b) the Buyer must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the products are destined. Bleubird will not be liable for any breach by the Buyer of any such laws; (c) risk in and responsibility for the Goods shall pass to the Buyer in accordance with the relevant Incoterms as set out in clause 13.1; (d) the Buyer shall maintain appropriate insurance for the Goods in transit, and (e) large orders may incur additional costs or extended delivery times. If applicable a member of our Customer Services team will discuss with you.
4.13 If the Buyer pays for a premium delivery service, such deliveries can be made at any time from 7.00am onwards. If the Buyer is not available to take delivery at that time, clause 8 may (at Bleubird’s discretion) apply.
4.14 Bleubird shall not deliver on behalf of a Buyer to a third-party who is situated outside of the country in which the Buyer is located.
5.1 The quantity of any consignment of Goods as recorded by Bleubird upon despatch from Bleubird's place of business shall be conclusive evidence of the quantity received by the Buyer on delivery unless the Buyer can provide conclusive evidence proving the contrary (such evidence shall not include witness evidence from any of the Buyer's employees).
5.2 Bleubird shall not be liable for any non-delivery of Goods (even if caused by Bleubird's negligence) unless the Buyer gives written notice to Bleubird of the non-delivery within 7 days of the date when the Goods would in the ordinary course of events have been received.
5.3 Any liability of Bleubird for non-delivery of the Goods shall be limited to replacing the Goods within a reasonable time or issuing a credit note at the pro rata Contract rate against any invoice raised for such Goods.
6.1 Subject to clause 4.12(c), the Goods are at the risk of the Buyer from the time of Delivery.
6.2 Ownership of the Goods shall not pass to the Buyer until Bleubird has received in full (in cash or cleared funds) all sums due to it in respect of:
(a) the Goods; and
(b) all other sums which are or which become due to Bleubird from the Buyer on any account or for any reason.
6.3 Until ownership of the Goods has passed to the Buyer, the Buyer shall:
(a) hold the Goods on a fiduciary basis as Bleubird's bailee;
(b) store the Goods (at no cost to Bleubird) separately from all other goods of the Buyer or any third party in such a way that they remain readily identifiable as Bleubird's property;
(c) not destroy, deface or obscure any identifying mark or packaging on or relating to the Goods; and
(d) maintain the Goods in satisfactory condition and keep them insured on Bleubird's behalf for their full price against all risks to the reasonable satisfaction of Bleubird. On request the Buyer shall produce the policy of insurance to Bleubird.
6.4 In relation to Goods which the Buyer has purchased specifically for the purposes of re-sale, the Buyer may sell the Goods in the ordinary course of its business before ownership has passed to it.
6.5 The Buyer's right to possession of the Goods shall terminate immediately if:
(a) the Buyer takes any steps or has any steps taken against it in connection with the Buyer's insolvency (or potential or likely insolvency); or
(b) on either a balance sheet or cash-flow basis, the Buyer is unable to pay its debts as and when they fall due; or
(c) the Buyer encumbers or in any way charges any of the Goods.
6.6 If any circumstances arise which terminate or may terminate the Buyer’s right to possession of the Goods, the Buyer must immediately inform Bleubird. If the Buyer fails to inform Bleubird, then the Buyer shall hold the Goods on trust for Bleubird until such time as the Goods have been recovered by Bleubird from the Buyer.
6.7 Bleubird shall be entitled to recover payment for the Goods notwithstanding that ownership of any of the Goods has not passed from Bleubird.
6.8 The Buyer grants Bleubird, its agents and employees an irrevocable licence at any time to enter any premises where the Goods are or may be stored in order to inspect them, or, where the Buyer's right to possession has terminated, to recover them.
6.9 Where Bleubird is unable to determine whether any Goods are the goods in respect of which the Buyer's right to possession has terminated, the Buyer shall be deemed to have sold all goods of the kind sold by Bleubird to the Buyer in the order in which they were invoiced to the Buyer.
6.10 On termination of the Contract, howsoever caused, Bleubird's (but not the Buyer's) rights contained in this condition 6 shall remain in effect.
7.1 Unless otherwise agreed by Bleubird in writing (including email), the price for the Goods shall be those prices set out in Bleubird's price list published in force at the time that the order is made. However, Bleubird retains the absolute right to vary the price payable for the Goods between the date of order and the date of despatch save that if the price variation gives rise to an increase of more than 15% on the original price agreed, the Buyer shall have the option to cancel the order unless the Goods have been customised for the Buyer in which case the right to cancel shall not arise .
7.2 If the Buyer is to pay the price other than in UK pounds sterling, the price shall be calculated as the sterling equivalent of the published price using the currency exchange rate of Bleubird's bank which applies at the time that the order is made.
7.3 The delivery charges shall be those set out on Bleubird's website as at the date of delivery or deemed delivery or as otherwise communicated by Bleubird to the Buyer.
8. Returning Goods
8.1 Subject to the Buyer having a right to return the Goods pursuant to these terms, all sales are final. However Bleubird does, subject to the terms of this clause, recognise that there may be occasions when it is appropriate to accept returns from the Buyer and Bleubird may, on a case by case basis, consider doing so (but shall not be under any obligation to do so). For the purposes of this clause, any Goods which the Buyer wants to return shall be referred to as "Returned Goods";
8.2 Bleubird will, in any circumstances, only accept returns if the following conditions are met:
(a) The Buyer shall provide a proper invoice and despatch note number in respect of the Returned Goods;
(b) Bleubird must have issued a valid returns authorisation note in respect of the Returned Goods;
(c) By way of a restocking charge, the Buyer shall pay to Bleubird a sum equivalent to whichever of the following is higher; either £30 (or equivalent in other currencies if applicable) or 25% of the price of the Returned Goods (at Bleubird’s discretion);
(d) The Returned Goods must not have been worn (including tried on) and must be returned in their original unopened packaging;
(e) The Returned Goods must be returned with all original documentation that was supplied with the Goods;
(f) Bleubird retain the right to refuse Returned Goods should Bleubird deem them to be unsuitable for resale;
(g) The Buyer will either:
(i) pay for and arrange the return of the Returned Goods; or
(ii) if Bleubird agrees to recover the Returned Goods pay to Bleubird a charge of £15/€18/$21 per box of Returned Goods. In the event that Bleubird's carrier attends to collect the Returned Goods and that collection is not possible owing to a default of the Buyer, a charge of £15/€18/$21 will be payable by the Buyer to Bleubird.
(h) The value of the Returned Goods must not exceed 3% of the Buyer total spend with Bleubird during the preceding 12-month period. If the Returned Goods does exceed 3%, whether with Bleubird’s consent or otherwise, a restock charge of 35% of the price of the Returned Goods in question may, at Bleubird’s absolute discretion, be charged (such charge subject to a £50, or appropriate alternative currency equivalent, minimum);
8.3 The following Goods will not be eligible to be returned pursuant to this clause:
(c) Consumables (as defined from time to time by Bleubird);
(d) Any Goods which have been ordered as bespoke Goods by the Buyer (for example, embroidered and/or personalised Goods);
(f) Any Goods which have been in the possession of the Buyer for more than 28 days after delivery;
(g) Discontinued lines.
8.4 If Goods despatched by Bleubird are returned because the address (or other matter in relation to the Goods) given by the Buyer was incorrect, then in addition to any restocking charge that may apply, the Buyer shall pay to Bleubird a fee of £10.00 (or appropriate alternative currency equivalent).
9.1 The price for the Goods and all other charges shall be exclusive of any value added tax (if applicable) and all costs or charges in relation to packaging, loading, unloading, carriage and insurance, all of which amounts the Buyer shall pay in addition when it is due to pay for the Goods.
9.2 If the Buyer orders Goods for delivery outside the UK, the delivery may be subject to export and/or import duties and taxes. The Buyer will be responsible for payment of any such export and/or import duties and taxes. If Bleubird incurs any export charges, these shall be reimbursed to Bleubird by the Buyer within 7 days of Bleubird making a demand for any such charges.
9.3 The Buyer is entirely responsible for properly accounting for any tax that the Buyer is due to pay in connection with any dealings with Bleubird.
10.1 Unless agreed otherwise by Bleubird, a Buyer who is not on credit terms must make payment for the Goods at the time that the order is made.
10.2 Bleubird may, at its absolute discretion, agree to provide a Buyer with credit terms for payment. In asking for credit, the Buyer is warranting that (i) the Goods are being purchased in the course of the Buyer’s business, and (ii) as at the date of each order the Buyer is not aware of any circumstances which might mean that the Buyer cannot pay for the Goods. Bleubird shall be under no liability to offer credit to the Buyer. However, if Bleubird does agree to provide Goods on credit, the following shall apply:
(a) Credit will not be extended to the Buyer unless approved in writing by Bleubird.
(b) Where credit has been granted, payment is due within thirty days of the Delivery Date unless otherwise agreed in writing.
(c) Goods will not be despatched when a Buyer's account is overdue or the credit limit has been exceeded.
10.3 No payment shall be deemed to have been received until Bleubird has received cleared funds. Bleubird shall be due payment in respect of any Goods even if no invoice has been raised and the raising and/or issuing of an invoice shall not be a pre-condition to Bleubird's entitlement to be paid.
10.4 Time for payment shall be of the essence.
10.5 All payments payable to Bleubird under the Contract shall become due immediately on its termination despite any other provision.
10.6 If any payments are made by way of credit card, Bleubird shall be at liberty to charge a fee on top of the payment sum which represents any charge levied on Bleubird by the credit card handler or operator.
10.7 Subject to clause 10.8, the Buyer shall make all payments due under the Contract in full without any deduction whether by way of set-off, counterclaim, discount, abatement or otherwise unless the Buyer has a valid court order requiring an amount equal to such deduction to be paid by Bleubird to the Buyer.
10.8 Bleubird may allow a prompt payment discount at such rate as is agreed with the Buyer. The period when such payment must be made in order to qualify as ‘prompt’ will also be agreed between Bleubird and the Buyer. If the payment is not made promptly, Bleubird shall be entitled to be paid the full amount excluding the discount.
10.9 Bleubird shall have a general and particular lien on all money and property which the Buyer owns or is entitled to possess which is in the possession of Bleubird or its agents which Bleubird may sell as the Buyer's agent to reduce the Buyer's debt to Bleubird.
10.10 If the Buyer fails to pay Bleubird any sum due pursuant to the Contract, the Buyer shall be liable to pay interest to Bleubird on such sum from the due date for payment at a rate of 4% per calendar month or part in which payment is overdue. Interest remains payable after judgment. Bleubird reserves the right to claim interest under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998. In addition to the aforesaid, the Buyer shall be liable to pay Bleubird as a debt any costs/charges/fees incurred (plus VAT) by Bleubird and/or their agents in connection with any unpaid sums due to Bleubird from the Buyer.
10.11 Returned or represented cheques will incur a charge of £20.00 (or appropriate alternative currency equivalent) per representation.
11. Limitation of Liability
11.1 The following provisions set out the entire financial liability of Bleubird (including any liability for the acts or omissions of its employees, agents and sub-contractors) to the Buyer in respect of:
(a) any breach of these conditions;
(b) any use made or resale by the Buyer of any of the Goods, or of any product incorporating any of the Goods; and
(c) any representation, statement or tortious act or omission including negligence arising under or in connection with the Contract;
(d) any other matter arising out of or in connection with the sale or prospective of the Goods
11.2 All warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from the Contract.
11.3 Nothing in these conditions excludes or limits the liability of Bleubird:
(a) for death or personal injury caused by Bleubird's negligence; or
(b) under section 2(3), Consumer Protection Act 1987; or
(c) for any matter which it would be illegal for Bleubird to exclude or attempt to exclude its liability; or
(d) for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
11.4 Subject to condition 11.2 and condition 11.3:
(a) Bleubird's total liability in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty), misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise, arising in connection with the performance or contemplated performance of the Contract shall be limited to, at Bleubird's sole election, either:
(i) repairing or replacing the Goods (or appropriate part thereof) provided that, if Bleubird so requests, the Buyer shall, at the Buyer's expense, return the Goods or the part of such Goods which are being replaced to Bleubird; or
(ii) the price paid for the Goods.
(b) Bleubird shall not be liable to the Buyer for any pure economic loss, loss of profit, loss of business, depletion of goodwill or otherwise, in each case whether direct, indirect or consequential, or any claims for consequential compensation whatsoever (howsoever caused) which arise out of or in connection with the Contract.
11.5 Bleubird’s liability shall only be in relation to the Goods themselves. If the Goods are applied to or used in connection with any other goods or products, Bleubird shall have no liability for any loss or damage to the products which the Goods were used in connection with, or any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with those products.
11.6 Bleubird advise the Buyer to test any Goods before applying them to or using them in connection with any other products. If the Goods are equipment that the Buyer is going to use, the Buyer is strongly advised to obtain proper training (possibly from the manufacturer) about the operation, use, maintenance and security of the Goods. Bleubird shall have no liability in respect of any problems that arise with the Goods in circumstances were the Buyer did not test the Goods and/or obtain proper training and the problem(s) which arose could have been resolved had training been given. .
11.7 Bleubird shall not be liable for a breach of contract in respect of the Goods or any matters relating to them insofar as:
(a) the Buyer makes any further use of such Goods after giving such notice; or
(b) the defect arises because the Buyer failed to follow Bleubird's oral or written instructions as to the storage, installation, commissioning, use or maintenance of the Goods or (if there are none) good trade practice; or
(c) the Buyer alters or repairs such Goods without the written consent of Bleubird;
(d) the Buyer is responsible for causing the problem, whatever it may be.
11.8 The Buyer acknowledges that the price paid for the Goods is, in part, referable to the amount of risk that Bleubird is prepared to accept. If the Buyer wants Bleubird to accept more risk, then the Buyer can suggest this to Bleubird and a higher price may be agreed for the Goods to reflect Bleubird’s greater risk. Whatever price is paid for the Goods, the Buyer hereby acknowledges that the amount of risk Bleubird accepts is reasonable by reference to the price charged for the Goods.
12.1 Bleubird may (without prejudice to any other remedies) terminate or suspend forthwith Bleubird’s performance of the whole or any part of its obligations to the Buyer, if:
(a) Buyer is a corporation and has a receiver or administrator appointed or passes a resolution for winding-up or suffers an order of court to that effect or applies to a court for an interim order in connection with a voluntary arrangement with its creditors or if the Buyer is a partnership and the partnership is dissolved or, if Buyer is an individual and a bankruptcy order is made against Buyer or, whether Buyer is a corporation, partnership, individual or other entity, Buyer is subject to any similar actions or proceedings in any jurisdiction outside England and Wales; or
(b) Buyer becomes unable to pay debts as they fall due, or if an encumbrancer or creditor takes any steps to enforce a security given by Buyer; or if Buyer enters into any composition or arrangement with creditors;
(c) Buyer fails to take delivery or pay for the Goods on the due date or is in material breach of any obligations to Bleubird; or
(d) Bleubird has any reasonable ground for suspecting that any of the circumstances set out in sub-clauses (a) to (c) have occurred or may occur.
12.2 In the event that this agreement is terminated by Bleubird:
(a) it shall be entitled to be immediately paid any and all sums due to it from the Buyer whether in respect of this or any other contract and including any monies unpaid as a result of credit which Bleubird has provided to the Buyer;
(b) insofar as the Goods have not been delivered prior to termination, Bleubird shall be discharged from any obligation to supply the Goods.
13.1 Bleubird may assign transfer, mortgage, charge, subcontract, delegate, declare a trust over or deal in any other manner with all or any of its rights or obligations under the Contract or any part of it.
13.2 The Buyer shall not be entitled to assign transfer, mortgage, charge, subcontract, delegate, declare a trust over or deal in any other manner with any or all of its rights or obligations under the Contract or any part of it without the prior written consent of Bleubird.
14. Force Majeure
Bleubird reserves the right to defer the date of delivery or to cancel the Contract or reduce the volume of the Goods ordered by the Buyer (without liability to the Buyer) if it is prevented from or delayed in the carrying on of its business due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of Bleubird including, without limitation, acts of God, governmental actions, war or national emergency, acts of terrorism, protests, riot, civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, epidemic and pandemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes (whether or not relating to either party's workforce), or restraints or delays affecting carriers or inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable materials, provided that, if the event in question continues for a continuous period in excess of 180 days, the Buyer shall be entitled to give notice in writing to Bleubird to terminate the Contract.
15. Website Use
15.1 The Buyer must not use Bleubird’s website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
15.2 The Buyer must not use Bleubird’s website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software
15.3 The Buyer must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting), scanning or probing for exploits on or in relation to this website without Bleubird’s express written consent.
15.4 The Buyer must not use Bleubird’s website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
16. Data Protection
16.2 The Buyer shall comply with all applicable privacy and data protection laws and regulations.
17. Compliance with Laws
17.1 The Buyer shall comply with all applicable laws, statutory instruments, regulations, directives, codes of practice and standards; including (without limitation), the Bribery Act 2010.
18.1 Each right or remedy of Bleubird under the Contract is without prejudice to any other right or remedy of Bleubird whether under the Contract or not.
18.2 If any provision of the Contract is found by any court, tribunal or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be wholly or partly illegal, invalid, void, voidable, unenforceable or unreasonable it shall to the extent of such illegality, invalidity, voidness, voidability, unenforceability or unreasonableness be deemed severable and the remaining provisions of the Contract and the remainder of such provision shall continue in full force and effect.
18.3 Failure or delay by Bleubird in enforcing or partially enforcing any provision of the Contract shall not be construed as a waiver of any of its rights under the Contract.
18.4 Bleubird does, and may, from time to time monitor or record telephone calls between it and the Buyer (or a prospective buyer).
18.5 Any waiver by Bleubird of any breach of, or any default under, any provision of the Contract by the Buyer shall not be deemed a waiver of any subsequent breach or default and shall in no way affect the other terms of the Contract.
18.6 The parties to the Contract do not intend that any term of the Contract shall be enforceable by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 by any person that is not a party to it.
18.7 The formation, existence, construction, performance, validity and all aspects of the Contract shall be governed by Northern Irish law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Northern Ireland courts.
19.1 Preorders are a mechanism to help demand planning for both Bleubird and our retail partners. Preorders that are placed and then cancelled will incur a cancellation charge of 20% of the trade price.
19.2 On rare occasions we may not reach the minimum production requirements on certain preordered lines. We aim to fulfil a minimum of 90% of all preorders.