"The Act" means the Companies Act 2006 and any reference in these Terms of Trading to any provision of the Act shall be deemed to include a reference to any statutory modification or re-enactment of that provision for the time being in force.
"The Company" means Stanley Davis Group Limited.
"Conditions" means the standard terms and conditions of sale set out in this document and (unless the context otherwise requires) includes any special terms and conditions agreed in writing between the Customer and the Company.
"Contract" means the contract for the purchase and sale of the Goods.
"Customer" means the person, firm or company placing the Order for the Goods.
"Goods" means a company (within the meaning of the Act) company publications and company documentation of all description or other goods and/or services which the Company agrees to supply.
"Order" means the order or orders which the Customer places with the Company whether orally or in writing for the goods.
The Customer shall be liable to the Company as a principal for all costs, charges and expenses that shall be due to the Company in respect of the Goods supplied by the Company whether or not such Customer purports to contract as an agent.
(1) The Customer warrants the following:
The Customer shall comply with the provisions of the Act which provide for the filing with the Registrar of Companies of certain documents within certain periods. If the Company becomes aware, for whatever reason, that the Customer or any third party has failed to provide any such documents for companies which have been supplied by the Company that are within the statutory period for filing or not, the Company may (but shall not be obliged to) file with the Registrar of Companies such documents containing such particulars as the Company may, in its absolute discretion (and without reference to the Customer), decide.
The Company cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided to the Customer which has been supplied to the Company by Companies House either by way of a company search by microfiche or by way of the Companies House Direct Service. No responsibility is taken by the Company for any errors or omissions in the information provided on the Company Register. The Company cannot accept responsibility for any alteration by the Registrar to the information on the Company Register subsequent to the date of the company microfiche search or the date that a search was made by way of the Companies House Direct Service. When a search has been made by way of the Companies House Direct Service then to achieve greater accuracy the information provided thereby can, at the specific request of the Customer, be cross-checked with the company microfiche.
The Customer acknowledges that any information provided to it by the Company at the request of the Customer in relation to a particular trademark, service mark, property, premises, company, firm or individual will represent or be based on information provided to the Company by third parties whose accuracy the Company cannot control and may contain expressions of advice or opinion whose accuracy cannot be guaranteed and where such advice or opinion is so contained the Customer should not use such information as the sole basis for a business decision.
The Business Bank Accounts are opened by and provided by Barclays Bank plc and subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by Barclays at the time of account opening.
1. In these terms and conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:
2. The Company agrees to supply the Report to the Client subject to these terms and the Client indicates their acceptance of these terms when placing an order for the Report or when relying on the information in the Report.
3. The Company will produce the Report with reasonable care and skill and it is provided to the Client on the basis that they acknowledge and agree to the following:
3.1 The information in the Report reflects that available to the Company on the date the Report was produced.
3.2 The information contained in a Report can change on a regular basis and the Company cannot be responsible to the Client for any change in the information after the date on which the Report was produced and sent to the Client or for any inaccuracies, omissions or errors on a public register.
3.4 The Report is intended for the personal use of the Client.
3.5 In providing search reports and services the Company will comply with the Search Code.
4. The Company shall not be liable for any acts or omissions of any party for whom it is not responsible.
4.1 The Company accepts liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence.
4.2 The Company has insurance in place to protect the Client against negligence or errors by the Company or the relevant data provider and with regard to information to be included in the Report.
4.3 The Customer undertakes to inform the Company if the value of the Property or any claim is likely to exceed the limit under the Company’s Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy of £5m or in the case of regulated searches, the limit set by the Information Accuracy Indemnity Policy which is currently £2m.
4.4. The Customer agrees to the content of regulated searches as follows:
4.4.1 YP Plus – A search of the Local Land Charges Register and responses to all Enquiries of the Local Authority (2007 version)
4.4.2 YP Standard - A search of the Local Land Charges Register and Responses to Enquiries of the Local Authority (2007 version). At some councils we may not answer enquiries 1.1(f-h), 3.6 and 3.8 in which case insurance will cover the missing responses.
4.4.3 Drainage and Water Regulated Search – A search of the drainage and water company records with copies of relevant maps covering most questions on the CON29DW form. Questions 15, 17 and 18 are not answered and questions 16, 21, 22 and 24 are covered by insurance.
5. The price payable for the Report is inclusive of VAT, unless otherwise stated.
5.1 Unless the Client has an account with the Company for payment of the Reports, the Company must receive payments for Reports in full before the Report is produced.
6. All instructions and information received by the Company shall be dealt with in strictest confidence.
7. The copyright and intellectual property rights in the Report shall remain the Company’s property.
7.1 The Client agrees to respect and not to alter any trademark, copyright notice or trading name which appears on the Report.
7.2 The Client agrees to indemnify the Company against any costs, claims and damage suffered by the Company as a result of any breach by them of the copyright terms in paragraphs 7 and 7.1.
8. Title to any goods supplied shall remain vested in the Company and shall not pass to the Customer or Client until the purchase price for the goods has been paid in full and received by the Company.
9. If any of term is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision or part of that provision shall be taken to be removed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue in full force and effect.
9.1 These terms shall be governed by English law and shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.
10. If you make a complaint and we are unable to resolve it to your satisfaction you may refer the complaint to The Property Ombudsman scheme (website www.tpos.co.uk, email:firstname.lastname@example.org). We will co-operate fully with the Ombudsman during an investigation and comply with his final decision.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 January 2011.
We may collect the following information:
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Neil Dolby, Stanley Davis Group Limited, 41 Chalton Street, London, NW1 1JD.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.