1. Formation of Contract
1.1. Jonathan Charles Interior Design Limited is a company registered in England & Wales, (hereinafter referred to as the Company) registration number 6726627. Its Registered Office is 20 Howard Road, London, SE20 8HQ. The Terms & Conditions that follow, together with estimates and plans submitted to you (hereinafter referred to as the Client) and agreements made between the Company and the Client, form the basis of Contract once the Client has appointed the Company to carry out services or supply goods on their behalf.
1.2. Before appointing the Company, the Client should carefully read these Terms & Conditions.
2. Company Obligations
2.1. After estimates have been accepted, the Company will endeavour to always provide the Client with time schedules for services and works to be carried out and delivery dates for goods to be supplied. All such dates shall be approximate only and the Company cannot be held responsible for any such completion or delivery delays.
2.2. Within the Contract, the Company is responsible for appointing and organising companies, firms or individuals (hereinafter referred to as Third Party Suppliers) to provide services and carry out work on behalf of the Client. Those services and works may include: building works, joinery, electrical installation, decorating, carpet fitting, curtain and blind manufacture and fitting and other similar services as may be specified in estimates supplied by the Company.
2.3. The Company will ensure that goods, materials and services supplied directly by the Company or through the Company by Third Party Suppliers to the client, will be of satisfactory quality and fit for their intended purpose.
3. General Client Obligations
3.1. The Client shall ensure that the property referred to in documents forming the Contract, shall be accessible to employees of the Company and any Third Party Suppliers.
3.2. The Client shall also ensure that utilities such as electricity and water are available for use at the said property throughout any works agreed and at no cost to the Company.
4. Rental Products
4.1. In certain circumstances, to be specified separately and explicitly, goods (such as furniture and accessories) may be supplied, by the Company to the Client, on a rental basis. For those goods, the Terms and Conditions of their supplier(s) will be specified and in force for the duration of the rental period.
4.2. For all rental goods as specified in 4.1., the Client will be responsible to insure them against all risks, damage or loss.
5. Billing & Payment Terms
5.1. Charges for all services and goods to be delivered will be set out in estimates supplied to the Client by the Company.
5.2. Invoices submitted in accordance with estimates accepted by the Client, for goods and services already supplied, will be due for immediate payment by the Client.
5.3. From time to time, it may be necessary for the Company to purchase on behalf of the Client on a Pro-Forma (full payment in advance) basis. In such circumstances, payment in advance for the full amount due, will be requested from the Client.
6. Cancellation & Termination of Contract
6.1. The Client has the right to cancel any Contract entered into with the Company providing all monies due have been paid, for all materials, services and goods already supplied to the Client at the point of intended cancellation.
6.2. The Company has the right to cancel any Contract entered into with the Client providing all works and goods already paid for by the Client have already been supplied and/or provided. Otherwise, the Company is obliged to either complete their part of the Contract of equal value to monies received from the Client or reimburse the Client accordingly.
6.3. For either party to terminate any Contract entered into, at least seven days written notice must be given by the party wishing to terminate.
7.1. The company will provide all necessary public liability insurance(s).
7.2. The Company shall have no liability to the Client for any failure to perform its duties under any contract or any loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims for compensation arising due to circumstances beyond the Company’s control, including without limitation flood, fire or other adverse weather conditions.
7.3. Nothing in these Terms & Conditions affects any liability for death or personal injury caused by the Company’s negligence or the client’s statutory rights as a consumer.
8 Data Protection
8.1. The Company will only use personal information provided by the Client for the purpose of providing the Client with services. Additionally the Company may use that personal information for the purpose of informing the Client of the availability of similar services, unless the Client stipulates otherwise.
8.2. Information submitted by the Client via this website will not be shared with or sold to any third party outside the Company.
8.3. The Client can correct any information, or ask for information about the Client to be deleted, by giving written notice to the Company at any time.
9.1. The copyright, design right and all other intellectual property rights in any materials and other documents or items prepared or produced for the Client and supplied by the Company directly or through its Third Party Suppliers to the client, shall belong to the Company absolutely and any such materials or documents or items shall remain the sole property of the Company.
9.2. The Company shall be permitted to use photographs of the Client’s property which demonstrate the services provided and goods supplied by the Company for its own marketing purposes.
9.3. The Client shall be entitled to use any such materials, documents or other items as are referred to in paragraph 9.1 in connection with the goods and services supplied by the Company, but shall not be entitled to copy any such items or use them for any other commercial purpose or in connection with similar services supplied by others.
10. Free consultation
10.1. The Client is not obliged in any way to enter into a contract with the Company on completion of a free consultation.
10.2. The Company reserves the right to refuse the Client a free consultation as it sees fit, and is the sole discretion of the Company.
10.3. The Company reserves the right to withdraw its free consultation at any time and for any reason, as it sees fit.
11.1. Nothing in this Contract gives any right to any third party to enforce any provision under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise.
11.2. These Terms & Conditions and any Contracts arising in connection with them, will be subject to English law, and the English courts will have jurisdiction in respect of any dispute arising from the Contract.