Terms & Conditions for Website Use and Sales
The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United Kingdom and other copyright laws, and is the property of Best Bearings Online (BBO). The collective work includes works that are licensed to Best Bearings Online. Copyright 2003, Best Bearings Online. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with us or purchasing our products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with us or to purchase our products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by Best Bearings Online. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Best Bearings Online used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Best Bearings Online.
This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, BBO disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. BBO does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. BBO does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
BBO shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if BBO has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
In the event that a BBO product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, BBO reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. BBO reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, BBO shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by BBO without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
BBO may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to us.
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the UK, without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of BBO products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in the UK. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of BBO products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. BBO's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. BBO may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a BBO or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
BBO does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, BBO is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, BBO reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to BBO in its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless BBO, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, BBO may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with BBO, BBO has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of BBO. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, BBO seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).
Terms and Conditions of Sale
General Best Bearings Online (BBO) retain the right whether or not to accept your order once you have placed it. II. By placing an order you the customer are making an offer to buy. III. By placing an order through our site, you warrant that: a. you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and b. you are at least 18 years old IV. BBO will confirm acceptance of order, once payment has gone through and we are happy with all aspects of order.
Returns We accept returns provided the goods and their packaging are received back to us within 30 days II. Ensure the goods are returned to us in "as new" condition unless faulty. Damaged or used goods cannot be refunded. III. Should you choose to exchange your item, you will not be reimbursed for the original shipping costs. You will also be charged shipping for the replacement item. IV. Returns are credited for the returned item(s) amount including VAT and do not include a refund of carriage unless BBO Ltd are expressly at fault with the items shipped. V. Refunds will be made by the payment method chosen at the time of order being placed. VI. All goods returned will be subject to a 25% handling charge, unless previously agreed with BBO (Business to Business only).
Prices . BBO retain the right to update prices, due to manufacture price increases, without prior notice to the customer. II. 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 of such rejection.
Deliveries/Liability . Shipping rates are defined clearly throughout the checkout process and are subject to change without prior notice, notwithstanding any orders already made during such change will be honoured at the rate set at the time of the order being placed. II. Although every effort is made by BBO to have your goods delivered on time, BBO will not be held responsible for the loss of earnings, wages etc. due to the couriers not delivering within the agreed delivery time, although we will pass any compensation to the customer that we claim from the couriers. III. All items sent standard Royal Mail will be at customers’ sole risk. We cannot accept responsibility for any loses. IV. BBO must be notified within 48 hours for partial loss, damage or non-delivery of whole or part order. V. BBO will not be held responsible for loss of earnings/wages/injury/damages/direct or indirect costs etc. due to premature failure of parts due to manufacturing defects. VI. Cancellation of an order will not normally be accepted, however we may at our discretion agree to cancellation on the strict condition that all costs and expenses incurred by BBO Ltd up to the time of cancellation, and all loss of profits and other loss or damage that results by reason of cancellation will be reimbursed by the customer to BBO Ltd forthwith. VII. Unless you order and collect the goods, we will deliver them in accordance with your order. A valid signature will normally be required on collection or delivery. VIII. For reasons of health and safety and to avoid any property damage, most large items can only be delivered to a ground floor location at the delivery address. IX. Upon delivery of the goods to you, the goods shall be at your risk.
Events Outside Our Control . 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). II. 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: a. strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action. b. civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war. c. fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster. d. impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport. e. impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks. f. the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government. III. 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.
Title . In spite of delivery having been made, title in the goods shall not pass to you until you have paid the price for the goods in full and no other sums whatsoever are due to us from you. Until title in the goods passes from us, you shall hold the goods on a fiduciary basis as bailee and shall store the goods at your own cost separately from all other goods in your possession and marked in such a way that they are clearly identified as our property.
Availability. Whilst we endeavour to hold sufficient stock to meet all orders, if we have insufficient stock to supply or deliver the goods ordered and paid for by you, we may, at our discretion, supply or deliver a substituted product or refund you the price paid for such goods as soon as possible and in any case within 30 days or, in the case of an account customer, we may, in our absolute discretion, as soon as possible raise a credit to offset the amount invoiced to you.
Age Requirements for Specific Goods. Where the law requires a minimum age limit for the purchase of specific goods, you confirm that you are over the required age limit and that delivery will be accepted by a person over the required age limit. We reserve the right to cancel your order if we reasonably believe you are not legally entitled to order certain goods. II. These terms and conditions override any clauses in buyers purchase orders and in any communication if in conflict. Contract law: this contract will be deemed to subject the law of England
Disclaimer . BBO Ltd do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed including images which may depict an items quality or style or distributed through the site. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk. II. Nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date, although our best efforts will be made. III. BBO Ltd reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. We may make any other changes to the site, the materials and the products, programs, services or prices (if any) described in the site at any time without notice. This site, the information and materials on the site, and the software made available on the site, are provided "as is" without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for any particular purpose. IV. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).
Governing Law and Jurisdiction I. This agreement is governed by the laws of England and Wales whose courts are the courts of exclusive jurisdiction. II. This agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods or any other similar convention or laws, the application of which are expressly excluded. III. We reserve the right to change these terms, prices, and information. These conditions set out the entire agreement between BBO and you relating to your use of this website.