Terms and Conditions
ACCESS INFORMATION SECURITY (AIS) LTD
TERMS & CONDITIONS
1.1. In these Conditions: “Buyer” means the person who accepts a quotation of AIS for the sale of the Goods or whose orders for the Goods are accepted by AIS
“ Goods” means the goods, including any part or installment thereof and any software, which AIS is to supply in accordance with these conditions
“ AIS” means Access Information Security (AIS) Ltd
“ Conditions” means the standard terms and conditions of sale set out in this document, and (unless the context otherwise requires), include any special terms and conditions agreed in writing between the Buyer and AIS
“ Contract” means the contract for the purchase and sale of the Goods
“ Writing” Includes email, cable, facsimile transmission and comparable means of communication.
1.2. Any references in these Conditions to any provision of a statute shall be construed as a reference to that provision as amended, re-enacted or extended at the relevant time.
1.3 The headings in these Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.
Basis of the sale
2.1. AIS shall sell and the Buyer shall purchase the Goods in accordance with any written quotation of AIS which is accepted by the Buyer, or any written order of the Buyer which is accepted by AIS, subject in either case to these Conditions, which shall govern the Contract to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions subject to which any such quotation is accepted, or purported to be accepted, or any such order is made or purported to be made, by the Buyer.
2.2. No variation to these Conditions shall be binding unless agreed in writing between the authorised representatives of the Buyer and AIS.
2.3. AIS’s employees or agents are not authorised to make any representations concerning the Goods unless confirmed by AIS in writing. In entering into the Contract the Buyer acknowledges that it does not rely on, and waives any claim for breach of, any such representations, which are not so confirmed.
2.4. Any advice or recommendation given by AIS or its employees or agents to the Buyer or its employees or agents as to the storage, application or use of the Goods which is not confirmed in Writing by AIS is followed or acted upon entirely at the Buyer's own risk, and accordingly AIS shall not be liable for any such advice or recommendation which is not so confirmed.
2.5. Any typographical, clerical or other error or omission in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance of offer, invoice or other document or information issued by AIS shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of AIS.
Orders and Specifications
3.1. No order submitted by the Buyer will be deemed as accepted by AIS unless and until confirmed in Writing by AIS 's authorised representative, subject always to such acceptance being on and subject to these Conditions.
3.2. The Buyer shall be responsible to AIS for ensuring the accuracy of the terms of any order (including any applicable specification) submitted by the Buyer, and for giving AIS any necessary information relating to the Goods within a sufficient time to enable AIS to perform the Contract in accordance with its terms.
3.3. The quantity, quality and description of and any specification for the Goods shall be those set out in AIS's quotation (if accepted by the Buyer) or the Buyer's order (if accepted by AIS).
3.4. If the Goods are to be manufactured or any process is to be applied to the Goods by AIS in accordance with a specification submitted by the Buyer, the Buyer shall indemnify AIS against all loss, damages, costs and expenses awarded against or incurred by AIS in connection with or paid or agreed to be paid by AIS in settlement of any claim for infringement of any patent, Copyright, design, trade mark or other industrial or intellectual property rights of any other person which results from AIS 's use of the Buyer's specification.
3.5. AIS reserves the right to make any changes in the specification of the Goods which are required to conform with any applicable safety or other statutory requirements or, where the Goods are to be supplied to AIS 's specification, which do not materially affect their quality or performance.
3.6. No order which has been accepted by AIS may be cancelled by the Buyer except with the agreement in Writing of AIS and on terms that the Buyer shall indemnify AIS in full against all loss (including loss of profit), costs (including the cost of all labour and material used), damages, charges and expenses incurred by AIS as a result of cancellation.
3.7. Where Goods other than AIS’s standard products are made by AIS to the Buyer's order, the Goods may vary in accordance with normal trade tolerances from dimensions specified by the Buyer in the order and the Buyer shall not be entitled to make any claim against AIS in respect of any such variations.
3.8. Notwithstanding that a sample of the Goods be exhibited to and inspected by the Buyer, such sample is so exhibited or inspected solely to enable the Buyer to judge for itself the quality of the bulk, and not so as to constitute a sale by sample. The Buyer shall take the Goods at its own risk as to their corresponding with the said sample, and subject to the normal variation between the bulk and sample accepted by the trade.
3.9. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing any particular purpose for which the Buyer proposes to use the Goods shall be deemed not to be known by or have been made known to AIS unless specifically recorded in a schedule signed by one of AIS’s directors. The Buyer hereby acknowledges that any purpose stated in such a schedule as deemed to have been specified by the Buyer
4.1. The prices of the Goods shall be AIS’s quoted price or, where no price has been quoted (or a quoted price is no longer valid), the price listed in AIS’s published price list current at the date of acceptance of the order. Where the Goods are supplied for export from the United Kingdom, AIS’s published export price list shall apply. All prices quoted are valid for 30 days only or until earlier acceptance by the Buyer, after which time AIS may alter them without giving notice to the Buyer unless other wise stated in any written quotations by AIS, or its representatives
4.2. AIS reserves the right, by giving notice to the Buyer at any time before delivery, to increase the price of the Goods to reflect any increase in the cost to AIS which is due to any factor beyond the control of AIS (such as, without limitation, any foreign exchange fluctuation, currency regulation, alteration of duties, significant increase in the costs of labour, material or other costs of manufacture), any change in delivery dates, quantities or specifications for the Goods which is requested by the Buyer, or any delay caused by any instructions of the Buyer or failure of the Buyer to give AIS adequate information or instructions.
4.3. Except as otherwise stated under the terms of any quotation or in any price list of AIS, and unless otherwise agreed in Writing between the Buyer and AIS, all prices are given by AIS on an ex works basis, and where AIS agrees to deliver the Goods otherwise than at AIS’s premises, the Buyer shall be liable to pay AIS’s charges for transport, packaging and insurance.
4.4. The prices are exclusive of any applicable value added tax, which the Buyer shall be additionally liable to pay to AIS.
Terms of Payment
5.1. Subject to any special terms agreed in writing between the Buyer and AIS, AIS shall be entitled to invoice the Buyer for the price of the Goods on or at any time after delivery of the Goods, unless the Goods are to be collected by the Buyer or the Buyer wrongfully fails to take delivery of the Goods, in which event AIS shall be entitled to invoice the Buyer for the price at any time after AIS has notified the Buyer that the Goods are ready for collection or (as the case may be) AIS has tendered delivery of the Goods.
5.2. The Buyer shall pay the price of the Goods within 30 days of the date of AIS’s invoice, notwithstanding that delivery may not have taken place and the property in the Goods has not passed to the Buyer. The time of payment of the price shall be of the essence of the Contract.
5.3. If the Buyer fails to make any payment on the due date then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to AIS, AIS shall be entitled to:
5.3.1. Cancel the Contract or suspend any further deliveries to the Buyer;
5.3.2. Demand payment of all outstanding balances whether or not due and / or cancel any outstanding orders from the Buyer
5.3.3. Appropriate any payment made by the Buyer to such of the Goods (or the goods supplied under any other contract between the Buyer and AIS) as AIS may think fit (notwithstanding any purported appropriation by the Buyer); and
5.3.4. Charge the Buyer interest (both before and after any judgement) on the amount unpaid, at the rate of four (4) per cent per annum above HSBC base rate from time to time, until payment in full is made.
5.4. In the case of export orders, payment shall be in pounds sterling unless otherwise agreed in writing signed by AIS’s authorised representative.
6.1 In these Conditions “Incoterms” means 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. Unless the context otherwise requires, any term or expression which is defined in or given a particular meaning by the provisions of Incoterms shall have the same meaning in these Conditions, but if there is any conflict between the provisions of Incoterms and these Conditions, the latter shall prevail.
6.2. Where Goods are supplied for export from the United Kingdom, the provisions of this clause 6 shall (subject to any special terms agreed in writing between the Buyer and AIS) apply notwithstanding any other provision of these Conditions.
6.3. The Buyer shall be responsible for complying with any legislation or regulations governing the importation of the Goods into the country of destination and for the payment of any duties thereon.
6.4. Unless otherwise agreed in Writing between the Buyer and AIS, the Goods shall be delivered FOB the air or sea port of shipment and AIS shall be under no obligation to give notice under section 32(3) of the Sale of Goods Act 1979.
6.5. The Buyer shall be responsible for arranging for inspection of the Goods at AIS’s premises before shipment. AIS shall have no liability for any claim in respect of any defect in the Goods which would be apparent on inspection and which are made after shipment, or in respect of any damage during transit.
6.6. The Buyer undertakes not to solicit orders for the Goods for resale in any other country notified by AIS to the Buyer at or before the time the Buyer's order is accepted.
Insolvency of a buyer
7.1. The clause applies if:
7.1.1. The Buyer makes any voluntary arrangement with its creditors or becomes subject to an administration order or (being an individual or firm) becomes bankrupt or (being a company) goes into liquidation (otherwise than for the purpose of amalgamation or reconstruction); or
7.1.2. The Encumbrancer takes possession, or a receiver is appointed, of any of the property or assets of the Buyer; or
7.1.3. The Buyer ceases, or threatens to cease, to carry on business; or
7.1.4. AIS reasonably apprehends that any of the events mentioned above is about to occur in relation to the Buyer and notifies the Buyer accordingly.
7.2. If this clause applies then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to AIS, AIS shall be entitled to cancel the Contract or suspend any further deliveries under the Contract without any liability to the Buyer, and if the Goods have been delivered but not paid for the price shall become immediately due and payable notwithstanding any previous agreement or arrangement to the contrary and if any of the Goods have not been delivered AIS may sell the Goods at the best price readily obtainable and (after deducting all reasonable storage and selling expenses) account to the Buyer for the excess over the price under the Contract or charge the Buyer for any shortfall below the price under the Contract
8.1. Risk of damage to or loss of the Goods shall pass to the Buyer:
8.1.1. In the case of Goods to be delivered at AIS’s premises, at the time when AIS notifies the Buyer that the Goods are available for collection; or
8.1.2. In the case of Goods to be delivered otherwise than at AIS’s premises, at the time of delivery or, if the Buyer wrongfully fails to take delivery of the Goods, the time when AIS has tendered delivery of the Goods.
8.2. The Buyer shall insure the Goods from the date of their delivery to him until their title has passed to him and AIS shall be entitled to call for details of the insurance policy.
8.3. If the Buyer shall not insure the Goods or shall fail to supply details of its policy on demand to AIS then the Buyer shall reimburse AIS for the cost of any insurance which AIS may reasonably arrange in respect of any of the Goods during the whole or any part of the period from the date of AIS’s delivery of the Goods until the date of payment to AIS of the price.
9.1. Until the purchase price of the Goods comprised in this or any other contract between AIS and the Buyer and all other sums whatsoever which are or shall become outstanding from the Buyer to AIS shall have been paid or satisfied in full (and if by cheque, then only upon clearance):
9.1.1. The property in the Goods remains vested in AIS (notwithstanding the delivery of the same and the passing of the risk therein).
9.1.2. The Buyer shall store the Goods in such a way that they can be readily Identified as being AIS’s property.
9.1.3. The Buyer shall on request inform AIS of the precise location of each item of the Goods identified where applicable by its serial number, by supplying AIS at the Buyer's expense within seven days of AIS’s request with a written schedule of the said locations.
9.1.4. The Buyer may sell the Goods in the normal course of its business and may pass good title to its customer being a bona fide purchaser for value without notice of FENT's rights on the following conditions:
184.108.40.206. AIS shall be entitled, immediately as a result of its ownership of the Goods, to the beneficial ownership of the proceeds of such a sale, which the Buyer shall accordingly hold as fiduciary for AIS;
220.127.116.11. The Buyer shall account to AIS on demand with the said proceeds of sale provided that no such demand shall be made by AIS in the absence of its having reasonable cause to believe that the Buyer might default in making payment for the Goods on the terms contained herein;
18.104.22.168. AIS shall be entitled to make a claim directly against the Buyer's customer for any purchase monies unpaid by such customer provided that no such claim shall be made by AIS in the absence of its having reasonable cause to believe that the Buyer might default in making payment for the Goods on the terms contained herein;
22.214.171.124. AIS may at any time revoke the Buyer's said power of sale in the circumstances set out in Clause 5.3 and Clause 7 of these Conditions;
126.96.36.199. The Buyer shall notify AIS without delay of any attachment of the Goods or actions by third parties, which might infringe AIS’s title to the Goods.
9.1.5. Upon determination of the Buyer's power of sale AIS shall be entitled by Itself its servants or agents to enter upon any of the Buyer's premises for the purpose of removing and repossessing such Goods or their proceeds of sale and AIS shall be entitled to claim from the Buyer the costs and expenses incurred by AIS in and ancillary to the process of such removal and repossession.
9.1.6. Until title in the Goods has passed to the Buyer, the Buyer shall not purport to be the owner of the Goods and shall not show the Goods as stock in the Buyer's accounts.
9.2. Nothing in these Conditions shall:
9.2.1. Entitle the Buyer to return the Goods or to delay payment thereof, or
9.2.2. Constitute or be deemed to have constituted the Buyer as AIS’s agent; or
9.2.3.Render AIS liable to any third party for any unauthorised representation or warranty made or given by the Buyer to such third party in relation to the Goods; or
9.2.4. Prevent AIS from maintaining an action for the price notwithstanding that the property in the Goods may not have passed to the buyer.
10.1 AIS retains a general lien on any of the Buyer's equipment or materials in its possession for any unpaid balance the Buyer may owe to AIS. AIS shall be entitled to sell such equipment or materials in the event that payment is not made in full within 28 days of notice given to the Buyer by AIS of its exercise of the lien. AIS may take the proceeds of state for reimbursement of the expense of exercise of the lien and the sale, and payment of the said balance, and AIS shall account for any surplus.
11.1. Delivery of the Goods shall be made by the Buyer collecting the Goods at AIS’s premises at any time, between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm, after AIS has notified the Buyer that the Goods are ready for collection or, if some other place for delivery is agreed by AIS, by AIS delivering the Goods to that place.
11.2. Any dates quoted for delivery of the Goods are approximate only and AIS shall not be liable for any delay in delivery of the Goods howsoever caused. Time for delivery shall not be of the essence unless previously agreed by AIS in writing. The Goods may be delivered by AIS in advance of the quoted delivery date upon giving reasonable notice to the Buyer.
11.3. Where the Goods are to be delivered in installments, each delivery shall constitute a separate contract and failure by AIS to deliver any one or more of the installments in accordance with these Conditions or any claim by the Buyer in respect of any one or more installments shall not entitle the Buyer to treat the Contract as a whole as repudiated.
11.4. If AIS fails to deliver the Goods for any reason other than any cause beyond AIS’s reasonable control or the Buyer's fault, and AIS is accordingly liable to the Buyer, AIS’s liability shall be limited to the excess (if any) of the cost to the Buyer (in the cheapest available market) of similar goods to replace those not delivered over the price of the Goods.
11.5. If the Buyer fails to take delivery of the Goods or fails to give AIS adequate delivery instructions at the time stated for delivery (otherwise than by reason of any cause beyond the Buyer's reasonable control or by reason of AIS 's fault) then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to AIS, AIS may:
11.5.1. Store the Goods until actual delivery and charge the Buyer for the reasonable costs (including insurance) of storage; or
11.5.2. Sell the Goods at the best price readily obtainable and (after deducting all reasonable storage insurance and selling expenses) account to the Buyer for the excess over the price under the Contract or charge the Buyer for any shortfall below the price under the Contract.
12.1 AIS hereby guarantees to the Buyer that:
12.1.1 AIS shall free of charge at its sole option either repair, replace or provide a refund or credit note to the value of sums already paid in respect of defective Goods where the defects appear under proper use within 6 (six) months from the date of their initial use or 12 (twelve) months from delivery or such other period or periods as may be agreed in writing between AIS and the Buyer whichever is the first to expire, PROVIDED THAT:
188.8.131.52 Notice in writing of the defects complained of shall be given to AIS upon their appearance, and
184.108.40.206 Such defects shall be found to AIS’s reasonable satisfaction to have arisen solely from AIS’s faulty design, workmanship or materials,
12.1.2 For the avoidance of doubt, defects will not be regarded as having arisen solely from AIS’s faulty design, workmanship or materials in any of the following circumstances:
220.127.116.11 Where such defects arise from any drawing, design or specification supplied by the Buyer; or
18.104.22.168 where such defects arise from fair wear and tear, willful damage, negligence, abnormal working conditions, failure to follow AIS’s instructions (whether oral or in writing), misuse or alteration or repair of the Goods without AIS’s approval; or
22.214.171.124 Where such defects arise in parts, materials, or equipment which have not been manufactured or designed by AIS but have been purchased at the Buyer's request by AIS from their designer and manufacturer or from some other third party (“the Third Party Supplier'); or
126.96.36.199 Where such defects arise from the use and operation of the software with incompatible third party software;
12.1.3 Any repaired or replaced Goods shall be redelivered to the Buyer free of charge to the original point of delivery but otherwise in accordance with and subject to these Conditions.
12.2 The Buyer agrees to insure itself against loss and damage arising in the circumstances identified in clause 12.1.2.
12.3 In respect of all Goods supplied to AIS by a Third Party Supplier AIS will pass on to the Buyer (in so far as possible) the benefit of any warranty given to AIS by such Third Party Supplier and will (on request) supply to the Buyer details of the terms and conditions of such warranty and copies of any relevant product information sheets, technical data sheets or product leaflets issued by such Third Party Supplier and the Buyer shall be solely responsible to the entire exclusion of AIS from complying with the same.
12.4 AIS 's liability under this Condition shall be to the exclusion of all other Liability to the Buyer whether contractual, tortuous or otherwise for defects in the Goods or for any loss or damage to or caused by the Goods, and subject to Conditions 12.7, 12.8 and 12.9 all other conditions, warranties, stipulations or other statements whatsoever concerning the Goods, whether express or implied, by statute, at common law or otherwise howsoever, are hereby excluded; in particular (but without limitation of the foregoing) AIS grants no warranties regarding the fitness for purpose, performance, use, nature or merchantable quality of the Goods, whether express or implied, by statute, at common law or otherwise howsoever.
12.5 Subject to Conditions 12.7, 12.8 and 12.9 and notwithstanding anything contained in these Conditions (other than Conditions 12,7, 12.8 and 12.9) or the Contract, in no circumstances shall AIS be liable, in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise howsoever, and whatever the cause thereof, (i) for any loss of profit, business, contracts, revenue, or anticipated savings, or (ii) for any special indirect or consequential damage of any nature whatsoever.
12.6 Subject to Conditions 12.7, 12.8 and 12.9 and notwithstanding anything contained in these Conditions (other than Conditions 12.7, 12.8 and 12.9) or the Contract, AIS 's liability to the Buyer in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or howsoever otherwise arising, shall be limited to the price of the Goods specified in the Contract.
12.7 If and to the extent that sections 6 and/or 7(3A) of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 apply to the Contract, no provision of the Conditions shall operate or be construed to operate so as to exclude or restrict the liability of AIS for breach of the applicable warranties as to title and quiet possession implied into the terms and conditions of the Contract by section 12(3) of the Sale of Goods Act 1979, or section 2(3) of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982, whichever Act applies to the Contract.
12.8 If and to the extent that section 2(1) of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 applies to the Contract nothing in the Conditions shall operate or be construed to operate so as to exclude or restrict the liability of AIS for death or personal injury caused by reason of the negligence of AIS or of its servants, employees or agents.
12.9 Where the Goods are sold under a consumer sale (as defined by the Sale of Goods Act 1979) the statutory rights of the Buyer are not affected by these Conditions.
12.10 AIS shall not be under any liability for any failure to perform any of obligations under the Order due to Force Majeure. Following notification by AIS to the Buyer of such cause, AIS shall be allowed a reasonable extension of time for the performance of its obligations. For the purpose of this Condition, 'Force Majeure' means: Act of God, explosion, flood, tempest, fire or its accident; war or threat of war, sabotage, insurrection, civil disturbance or requisition; acts, restrictions, regulations, bye-laws, prohibitions or measures of any kind on the part of any governmental, parliamentary or local authority; import or export regulations or embargoes; strikes, lock-outs or other industrial actions or trade disputes (whether involving employees of AIS or of a third party); difficulties in obtaining raw materials, labour, fuel, parts or machinery, power failure or breakdown in machinery
12.11 The Buyer accepts as reasonable that AIS’s total liability for any Goods which are defective shall be as set out in these Conditions: in fixing that limit the Buyer and AIS have had regard to the source specification and Contract price of the Goods, their nature, the use they will receive, and the resources available to each party including servicing facilities and insurance cover, to meet any liability.
HEALTH & SAFETY
13.1 The Buyer's attention is drawn to the provisions of Section 6 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. AIS will make available on written request such information on the Goods as is in AIS’s possession to ensure that as far as is reasonably practicable they are reasonably safe and without risk to health when properly used.
14.1 AIS and the Buyer agree to:
(a) Keep confidential all information (written or oral) concerning the business and affairs of the other that it shall have obtained or received (marked or stated to be) confidential as a result of the discussions leading up to or the entering into or performance of the Contract (the ‘Information’);
(b) Not without the other’s written consent to disclose the Information in whole or in part to any other person save those of its personnel and representatives involved in Development and who have a need to know the same; and
(c) Use the Information solely in connection with the Development and not for its own benefit or the benefit of any third party.
14.2 The provisions of clause 14.1 above shall not apply to the whole or any part of the Information to the extent that it is:
(a) Trivial or obvious;
(b) Already in the other’s possession other than as a result of a breach of this clause; or
(c) In the public domain.
14.3 Each of AIS and the Buyer hereby undertakes to the other to make all relevant employees agents and sub-contractors aware of the confidentiality of the Information and the provisions of this clause 14 and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing to take all such steps as shall from time to time be necessary to ensure compliance by its employees agents and sub-contractors with the provisions of this clause 8.
14.4 Not withstanding the provisions of this clause 14, and where AIS has obtained the Buyer’s approval and consent to use such promotional or advertising material, AIS shall be entitled to refer, in the course of promoting or advertising AIS, to the Website and AIS’s involvement in the Development.
14.5 Each of AIS and the Buyer hereby undertakes to the other to make all relevant employees agents and sub-contractors aware of the confidentiality of the Information and the provisions of this clause 14 and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing to take all such steps as shall from time to time be necessary to ensure compliance by its employees agents and sub-contractors with the provisions of this clause 14.
15.1. AIS shall have no responsibility for the accuracy of drawings, tools, designs, layouts, patterns or specifications supplied by the Buyer.
15.2. The Buyer shall indemnify AIS against all claims whatsoever for damages and costs and against all liability in respect of any infringement of patent or other intellectual property rights resulting from compliance with the Buyer's instructions express or implied and the Buyer will indemnify AIS against any liability in respect thereof and shall pay all costs and expenses which may be incurred by AIS in reference to any such claim. The indemnity shall extend to any amount paid on a legal advice in respect of any such claim.
15.3. The Buyer warrants that it has obtained all necessary rights, permissions and licenses for the use by AIS and the Buyer of all and any drawings, tools, designs, layouts, patterns or specifications supplied to AIS and agrees to indemnify AIS fully and defend at its own expense AIS against all costs and losses whatsoever incurred by it, its employees, servants or agents as a result of any claim made against AIS or any of them for infringement of any Intellectual Property rights belonging to a third party.
15.4 All personal data relating to the Buyer collected by AIS from which AIS can identify the Buyer may be recorded electronically and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. For purposes of identification, billing and marketing, AIS will collect that data and will also hold onto it for its own use in the business of AIS, processing orders, administration and future changes to the site to improve and develop its services, as well as for marketing, advertising and promotional purposes. From time to time AIS may want to share this data with other reputable companies both within and outside the European Union. AIS may also use the information or parts of it to occasionally broadcast it or notify the Buyer about AIS events, promotions or related activities that the Buyer may find useful. In addition, AIS may also pass on the information to third parties but only to the extent that it is permitted under applicable data protection legislation. By ordering any Goods or signing up to our mailing list the Buyer agrees to such use and processing of the Buyer’s information. If the Buyer believes that AIS is storing details relating to the Buyer and that these are incorrect, please write to AIS at the address below and the information will be corrected as soon as possible or removed from our database as the Buyer request
16.1. All copyright, design right, trade mark rights, patent rights and rights in know how and other like rights whether registered or unregistered which subsist now or in the future (“Intellectual Property Rights”) in the Goods, documents, drawings, specifications, designs, programmes or any other material prepared by AIS whether readable by humans or by machines devised or created by AIS or its employees shall vest in and shall belong to AIS free of any interest of any third party.
16.2. The Buyer shall not be entitled and agrees not to manufacture, reproduce, copy, simulate, emulate, modify, adapt, recreate, or use in original or translated form the Goods and any part thereof for any purpose other than that for which they were furnished, or do any other act inconsistent with AIS’s ownership of Intellectual Property Rights in clause 16.1 above.
16.3 AIS hereby grants to the Buyer the right and licence to use the Intellectual Property Rights in clause 16.1 above for the purpose only as set out in writing and agreed by AIS and the Buyer.
17.1. If any claim is made against the Buyer that the Goods infringe or that their use or resale infringes the patent, copyright, design, trade mark or other industrial or intellectual property rights of any other person, then (except where clause 188.8.131.52 applies) the Buyer shall give AIS full and comprehensive details of such claim and insofar as such claim may affect AIS the Buyer shall:
17.1.1. Give AIS the option to take full control of any proceedings or negotiations in connection with any such claim;
17.1.2. Give AIS all reasonable assistance for the purpose of any such proceedings or negotiations;
17.1.3 except pursuant to a final award, not pay or accept any such claim, or compromise any such proceedings without the consent of AIS (which shall not be unreasonably withheld);
17.1.4. Do nothing which would or might vitiate any policy of insurance or insurance cover which the Buyer may have in relation to such infringement, and this indemnity shall not apply to the extent that the Buyer recovers any sums under any such policy or cover (which the Buyer shall use its best endeavours to do);
17.1.5. Give to AIS the benefit of and account to AIS for all damages and costs (if any) awarded in favour of the Buyer which are payable by or agreed with the consent of the Buyer (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld) to be paid by any other party in respect of any such claim; and
17.1.6 Without prejudice to any duty of the Buyer at common law, take such steps as AIS may reasonably require mitigating or reducing any loss, damages, costs or expenses.
18.1. AIS is a not currently a member of any group, but may well be in due course, accordingly AIS may perform any of its obligations or exercise any of its rights hereunder by itself or through any other member of its group, provided that any act or omission of any such other member shall be deemed to be the act or omission of AIS.
18.2. AIS reserves the right to sub-contract the fulfillment of the Contract (including any installation) or any part thereof.
18.3. The Buyer shall not assign any rights under this agreement without the prior consent in writing of one of AIS’s directors,
18.4. Any notice required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under these Conditions shall be in writing addressed to that other party at its registered office or principal place of business or such other address as may at the relevant time have been notified pursuant to this provision to the party giving the notice.
18.5. No waiver by AIS of any breach of the Contract by the Buyer shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.
18.6 If any provision of these Conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these Conditions and the remainder of the provisions in question shall not be affected thereby.
18.7 A person who is not a party to this Agreement shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of its terms.
18.8. The Contract shall be governed by the laws of England and the parties shall submit to the sole jurisdiction of the English courts