Terms and Conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SUPPLY
This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any of the products (Products) listed on our website www.rude-oil.com (our site) to you.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully and make sure that you understand them, before ordering any Products from our site. You should understand that by ordering any of our Products, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.
Please click on the button marked “I Accept” in our shopping cart if you accept them. Please understand that if you refuse to accept these terms and conditions, you will not be able to order any Products from our site.
1 Information about us
1.1 We operate the website www.rude-oil.com. We are Cuts Ice Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 07512911 and with our main trading office at Unit 2 Origin Business Park, Rainsford Road, Park Royal, London, NW10 7FW.
1.2 We are regulated by UK trading Standards.
1.3 Our labelling is CHIP (Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009).
2 Your status
2.1 The Products on our website can only be purchased if you are at least 18 years old. We are not allowed by law to supply these Products to you if you do not satisfy these age requirements. For this reason, we may refuse an order or refuse to make a delivery at our discretion. If you are under the age of 18, please do not attempt to order Products through our site.
2.2 By placing an order through this website, you confirm that you and the person the order is to be delivered to, are at least 18 years old. You also confirm that you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts.
2.3 By ordering Products from this website, you consent to us carrying out an independent verification to check your age at our discretion should we deem this necessary.
2.4 If you falsely declare your age to us, you shall be held responsible for all costs, expenses, losses, damage, fines and other penalties that we may suffer or incur as a consequence of your false statement.
3 How the contract is formed between you and us
3.1 After placing an order, you will receive an e-mail from us acknowledging that we have received your order. Please note that this does not mean that your order has been accepted. Your order constitutes an offer to us to buy a Product. All orders are subject to acceptance by us, and we will confirm such acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail that confirms that the Product has been dispatched (Dispatch Confirmation). The contract between us (Contract) will only be formed when we send you the Dispatch Confirmation.
3.2 The Contract will relate only to those Products whose dispatch we have confirmed in the Dispatch Confirmation. We will not be obliged to supply any other Products which may have been part of your order until the dispatch of such Products has been confirmed in a separate Dispatch Confirmation.
4 Our status
4.1 We may provide links on our site to the websites of other companies, whether affiliated with us or not. We cannot give any undertaking that products you purchase from third party sellers through our site, or from companies to whose website we have provided a link on our site, will be of satisfactory quality, and any such warranties are DISCLAIMED by us absolutely. We will notify you when a third party is involved in a transaction, and we may disclose your personal information related to that transaction to the third party seller.
4.2 If you are contracting as a consumer, this DISCLAIMER does not affect your statutory rights against us. If you would like information about your legal rights you should contact your local trading standards or citizens advice bureaux.
5 Consumer cancellation rights
5.1 If you are contracting as a consumer, you may cancel a Contract at any time within fourteen working days following your receipt of the Products. In this case, you will receive a full refund of the price paid for the Products in accordance with our refunds policy (set out in clause 9 below).
5.2 To cancel a Contract, you must inform us by email firstname.lastname@example.org. You must also return the Products to us as soon as reasonably practicable, at your own cost and with the Products unopened and in their original condition. We will not accept the return of any Products which are not unopened and in their original packaging. You have a legal obligation to take reasonable care of the Products while they are in your possession. If you fail to comply with this obligation, we may have a right of action against you for compensation.
5.3 Details of your statutory right of cancellation, and an explanation of how to exercise it, are provided in the Dispatch Confirmation. This provision does not affect your other statutory rights as a consumer.
5.4 This clause 5 only applies if you are contracting as a consumer.
6 Availability and delivery
6.1 Your order will be fulfilled by the delivery date set out in the Dispatch Confirmation or, if no delivery date is specified, then within a reasonable time of the date of the Dispatch Confirmation, unless there are exceptional circumstances.
7 Risk and title
7.1 The Products will be your responsibility from the time of delivery.
7.2 Ownership of the Products will only pass to you when we receive full payment of all sums due in respect of the Products, including delivery charges.
7.3 Upon taking ownership of the Products, you agree that you will not disassemble, deconstruct, reverse engineer or create derivative goods based on the whole, or any part, of the Products, nor make any attempt whatsoever to do any such or similar things.
8 Price and payment
8.1 The price of the Products and our delivery charges will be as quoted on our site from time to time, except in cases of obvious error.
8.2 Product prices include VAT. However, if the rate of VAT changes between the date of your order and the date of delivery, we will adjust the VAT you pay, unless you have already paid for the Products in full before the change in VAT takes effect.
8.3 Product prices and delivery charges are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you a Dispatch Confirmation.
8.4 Our site contains a large number of Products and it is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the Products listed on our site may be incorrectly priced. We will normally verify prices as part of our dispatch procedures so that, where a Product’s correct price is less than our stated price, we will charge the lower amount when dispatching the Product to you. If a Product’s correct price is higher than the price stated on our site, we will normally, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions before dispatching the Product, or reject your order and notify you that we are rejecting it.
8.5 If the pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could have reasonably recognised by you as an error, we do not have to provide the Products to you at the incorrect (lower) price.
8.6 Payment for all Products must be by credit or debit card or Pay Pal. We accept payment with Master Card, Visa, Electron, Switch, Euro Card, Delta and Electron.
9 Our refunds policy
9.1 If you return a Product to us:
9.1.1 if you are contracting as a consumer, because you have cancelled the Contract between us within the fourteen-day cooling-off period (see clause 5.1 above), we will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of the day on which you gave us notice of cancellation through our online form. In this case, we will refund the price of the Product in full, and any applicable delivery charges. However, you will be responsible for the cost of returning the item to us and all returned Products must be unopened and in their original condition and packaging; or
9.1.2 for any other reason (for instance, because you have notified us in accordance with clause 23 that you do not agree to a change in these terms and conditions or in any of our policies, or because you consider that the Product is defective), we will examine the returned Product and will notify you of your refund via e-mail within a reasonable period of time. We will usually process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of the day we confirmed to you via e-mail that you were entitled to a refund. We will refund the price of a defective Product in full, any applicable delivery charges and any reasonable costs you incur in returning the item to us.
9.2 We will refund any money received from you, normally by using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase.
10.1 We warrant to you that any Product purchased from us through our site will, on delivery, conform in all material respects with its description, be of satisfactory quality, and be reasonably fit for all the purposes for which products of that kind are commonly supplied.
10.2 Subject to clause 10.1, we will not be liable for the warranty set out in 10.1 if you alter, change, dilute, concentrate, mix, modify and/or repackage any Product purchased through us in any way whatsoever.
11 Our liability to a business
11.1 Subject to clause 11.3, if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions, we shall only be liable to you for the purchase price of the Products.
11.2 Subject to clause 11.3, we will not be liable for losses that result from our failure to comply with these terms and conditions that fall into the following categories:
11.2.1 loss of income or revenue;
11.2.2 loss of business;
11.2.3 loss of profits;
11.2.4 loss of anticipated savings;
11.2.5 loss of data; or
11.2.6 waste of management or office time.
However, this clause 11.2 will not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your physical property that are foreseeable or any other claims for direct loss that are not excluded by categories 11.2.1 to 11.2.6 inclusive of this clause 11.2.
11.3 We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for:
11.3.1 death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
11.3.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
11.3.3 any breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (title and quiet possession);
11.3.4 defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987; or
11.3.5 any other matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.
This clause 11 does not apply if you are contracting as a consumer. Please see clause 12.
12 Our liability to a consumer
12.1 If we fail to comply with these terms and conditions, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of the terms and conditions or our negligence, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if they were an obvious consequence of our breach or if they were contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into this Contract.
12.2 We only supply the Product for private use. You agree not to use the product for any commercial, business or re-sale purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
12.3 We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for:
12.3.1 death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
12.3.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
12.3.3 any breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (title and quiet possession);
12.3.4 any breach of the terms implied by section 13 to 15 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and sections 3 to 5 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (description, satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and samples)
12.3.5 defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987; and
12.3.6 any other matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.
If you are contracting as a business, this clause 12 does not apply. Please see clause 11.
13 Import duty
13.1 If you order Products from our site for delivery outside the UK, they may be subject to import duties and taxes which are levied when the delivery reaches the specified destination. You will be responsible for payment of any such import duties and taxes. Please note that we have no control over these charges and cannot predict their amount. Please contact your local customs office for further information before placing your order.
13.2 Please also note that you must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the products are destined. We will not be liable for any breach by you of any such laws.
14 Written communications
Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications we send to you should be in writing. When using our site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We will contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
You can opt-out of any emailing, newsletter or communication at any time.
15 Notices and communications
All notices given by you to us must be given to Cuts Ice Limited at Unit 2 Origin Business Park, Rainsford Road, Park Royal, London, NW10 7FW. We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide to us when placing an order, or in any of the ways specified in clause 14 above. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
16 Transfer of rights and obligations if you are a business
16.1 The contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assignees.
16.2 You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.
16.3 We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the Contract.
16.4 This clause does not apply if you are contracting as a consumer. Please see clause 17.
17 Transfer of rights and obligations if you are a consumer
17.1 We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms and conditions to another organisation, but that will not affect your rights or our obligations under this Contract.
17.2 You may only transfer your rights and obligations under this Contract if we agree to this in writing.
17.3 This clause does not apply if you are a business. Please see clause 17 (www.practicallaw.com/3-384-9404).
18 Events outside our control
18.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (Force Majeure Event).
18.2 A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:
18.2.1 strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
18.2.2 civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
18.2.3 fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;
18.2.4 impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport;
18.2.5 impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks;
18.2.6 the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government; and
18.2.7 pandemic or epidemic.
18.3 Our performance under any Contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Contract may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.
19.1 If we fail, at any time during the term of a Contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under the Contract or any of these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and will not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
19.2 A waiver by us of any default will not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.
19.3 No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions will be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with clause 15 above.
If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these terms and Conditions or any provisions of a Contract are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the term will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
21 Entire agreement
21.1 These terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us relating to the subject matter of any Contract.
21.2 We each acknowledge that, in entering into a Contract, neither of us relies on, or will have any remedies in respect of, any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these terms and conditions or the documents referred to in them.
21.3 Each of us agrees that our only liability in respect of those representations and warranties that are set out in this agreement (whether made innocently or negligently) will be for breach of contract.
21.4 Nothing in this clause limits or excludes any liability for fraud.
21.5 If you are contracting as a consumer, this clause does not apply. Please see clause 22.
22 Our contract with you
22.1 If you are contracting as a consumer, we intend to rely upon these terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them in relation to the subject matter of any Contract. While we accept responsibility for statements and representations made by our duly authorised agents, please make sure you ask for any variations from these terms and conditions to be confirmed in writing.
22.2 If you are contracting as a business, this clause does not apply. Please see clause 21.
23 Our rights to vary these terms and conditions
23.1 We have the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements and changes in our system’s capabilities.
23.2 You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you order products from us, unless any change to those policies or these terms and conditions is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you), or if we notify you of the change to those policies or these terms and conditions before we send you the Dispatch Confirmation (in which case we have the right to assume that you have accepted the change to the terms and conditions, unless you notify us to the contrary within fourteen working days of receipt by you of the Products).
24 Law and jurisdiction
Contracts for the purchase of Products through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such Contracts or their formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
25 Third party rights
A person who is not party to these terms and conditions or a Contract shall not have any rights under or in connection with them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which you may make use of our website www.rude-oil.com (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user.
1 Information about us
We are Cuts Ice Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 07512911 and with our main trading office at Unit 2 Origin Business Park, Rainsford Road, Park Royal, London, NW10 7FW. Our VAT number is 136 2545 22.
2 Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
3 Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
4 Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
5 Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
6 Our liability
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
6.1 All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
6.2 Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including:
6.2.1 loss of income or revenue;
6.2.2 loss of business;
6.2.3 loss of profits or contracts;
6.2.4 loss of anticipated savings;
6.2.5 loss of data;
6.2.6 loss of goodwill;
6.2.7 wasted management or office time; and
6.2.8 whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
7 Information about you and your visits to our site
8 Transactions concluded through our site
Contracts for the supply of goods formed through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply.
9 Uploading material to our site
Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with our content standards.
10 Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
11 Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to email@example.com.
12 Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
13 Jurisdiction and applicable law
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
15 Your concerns
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.