1. Definitions

For the purposes of this document:

a. Broker - The Student Shed (Student Shed Limited) a company registered in England and Wales under number 12220688 whose registered office is at 42 Charles Street, Manchester, M1 7DB.

b. Client - company entering into an agreement with Student Shed Ltd.

c. Buyer - the individual representative of the client placing orders.

d. Order - Goods requested by the buyer and confirmed by the Broker with written order acknowledgment.


2. Agreement

2.1 The full agreement to deliver products or services consists of the Broker’s written order acknowledgment, containing the contract and delivery instruction and the Buyer’s submitted a purchase order.

2.2 By clicking to confirm the Order, the Buyer submits their binding offer to conclude a contract of sale. The Contract will be deemed as fulfilled upon the Buyer’s acceptance of the products ordered.

2.3 All prices are net prices unless otherwise stated, and VAT at the standard rate and carriage costs are displayed clearly upon the Contract document and subsequent invoicing.

2.4 These Terms of Sale apply to the exclusion of any previous agreement or arrangement of terms of any kind submitted or proposed by the Buyer. The Buyer’s confirmation of delivery instruction acts as acceptance of these Terms of Sale on behalf of the Client.

2.5 These Terms of Sale apply only to Contracted orders made through The Student Shed website or their affiliates and do not invalidate terms and conditions agreed as part of any other contract with Student Shed Ltd. 

2.6 Any amendments made to the Terms of Sale or Order must be agreed by both parties in writing.

2.7 All contracts are purchased on the Client’s credit account, under instruction by an identifiable Buyer user account on The Student Shed website. User accounts are only available to members of the Client’s staff over the age of 18. 


3. Title and Risk

3.1 The Student Shed acts as a third-party facilitator of sales and does not produce, manufacture or hold title of ownership of products at any time.

3.2 Any products that are purchased via our services will be at your risk from the time that they come into the Buyer’s physical possession, or into the physical possession of a person delegated by the Buyer.

3.3 Ownership of the product(s) will transfer to the Buyer upon delivery.


4. Representations

4.1 The Buyer must agree that:

i. They are legally capable of entering into a binding contract,ii.   

ii. the Buyer has full authority, power, and capacity to agree to these terms and conditions,

iii. All the information that the Buyer provides to the Broker in connection with the order and account is true, accurate, complete and non-misleading,

iv. The Buyer will be able to take delivery of the products in accordance with these terms and conditions and the Broker’s delivery policy.

4.2 In return the Broker warrants that:

i. The Broker has the right to advertise the products that are made available on the website,

ii. The products advertised are sold free of any additional charge, tax or penalty not specified within these terms or the contract document.

iii. The products purchased will correspond to the description published on this website,

iv. The products purchased will be of satisfactory quality.


5. Shipping

5.1 The Student Shed orders can be shipped only to UK mainland addresses.

5.2 The Broker will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver the products or services ordered within 1 to 3 working days of the written order acknowledgement. However, these delivery times are not binding. Should binding delivery terms be required, they must be confirmed, in writing, by both parties.

5.3 For the Client’s security, the Broker will only distribute to an address linked to the Buyer or Client.

5.4 The Buyer will be required to select and confirm the delivery information for the order. The Broker is not liable for any misdelivery or issues arising from incomplete or inaccurate address information being confirmed by the Buyer.

5.5 The Buyer must provide adequate resources to sign for and unload the delivery. All deliveries must be signed for by someone over the age of 18.

5.6 Upon receipt of the Delivery Note, the Broker will issue an invoice for the full amount plus delivery charges payable within the credit terms outlined on the invoice.

5.7 The buyer is liable for any charges associated to failed or refused delivery, misdelivery and redelivery except in the case of the Broker’s fault or by reason of force majeure. The Broker also reserves the right to charge the actual costs of redelivery, even where the initial delivery was free of charge.


6. Cancellation Rights and Right to Return goods

6.1  If for any reason the Buyer or Client wishes to cancel an order and it is within their right to cancel, and the following would apply based on the circumstances of the order status;

i. Before dispatch – If the Buyer cancels the order in writing before dispatch, they will be charged for restocking of the warehouse (£10.00 or 20% (whichever is greater)).

ii. After dispatch and not yet delivered – If you cancel the order in writing after dispatch, you will be charged for restocking of the warehouse (£10.00 or 20% (whichever is greater)) plus the delivery charge applied by the carrier.

6.2 The Buyer has the right to return ordered goods within 14 days of their receipt of possession (aka Delivery Acceptance Note).

6.3 The Broker must be informed in writing within 14 days of the receipt of possession of the intention to return the order.

6.4 Returned goods can only be accepted if they are returned new and unused with all labels, tags and wrapping intact.

6.5 Any returned items are inspected and where it is possible to return the items to stock, a restocking of the warehouse fee is applicable (£10.00 or 20% (whichever is greater). Any items that are deemed damaged or diminished to the point where resale is not possible, the Broker will seek to recover the amount owed by deduction from any refund due or the Buyer will be required to pay the amount necessary.
6.6 The Broker is not liable for any charges associated with the return of a cancelled order.

6.7 The Broker will refund any payments made against the returned order, excluding the delivery charge (where applicable), if full or partial payment has been made within 14 days of the receipt of possession.


7. Quality 

7.1 It is the Buyer’s responsibility to fully check the quantity and quality of the received order and raise any issues with the Broker within 2 working days of the receipt of delivery.

7.2 Although product information is regularly updated, the Broker is unable to accept liability for any incorrect information which is stated on the website. This does not affect your statutory rights.

7.3 In the event of a discrepancy or error in the received order, you have the right to return your order or may notify us if you are happy to keep them. If you would like to return all or part of your order, you need to coordinate it with the Broker via email. If you would like to keep your order after this period, this will imply the goods are satisfactory and suitable for your requirements, that you accept any discrepancies and you will waive any future right to claim for any refunds, penalties or fines.


8. Billing

8.1 Once a contract has been confirmed, the following conditions apply;

i. All prices are exclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated

ii. A valid purchase order must be provided for all orders requested.

iii. AFM may refuse to carry out the order in the absence of a valid purchase order, though this will not invalidate the contract.

iv. Unless otherwise agreed, the order will be delivered in one delivery and a Delivery Acceptance Note is to be signed by the Buyer or their representative.

v. A final invoice will be issued for the full contract amount, plus any agreed delivery charges.

vi. Unless otherwise agreed, all invoices are payable within 30 days of the invoice date.  The company will charge added interest on all overdue invoices at the APR of 8% above the Bank of England base rate.


9. Finance

9.1 Any disputes, relating to quantity or quality issues, must be submitted to Head Office within 2 days of the order delivery. If no query is raised during this period, then the invoice will be payable in full and any disputes will not be considered.

9.2 Invoice queries must be submitted in writing to Head Office within 14 days of the Invoice date. If no query is raised during this period, then the invoice will be payable in full and any disputes will not be considered.


10. Insurance & Liability

10.1 The Broker shall, at all times, maintain Public Liability Insurance and Employers Liability Insurance.

10.2 The client should, at all times, maintain such insurance as appropriate, including but not limited to, buildings insurance.

10.3 The Broker’s liability under this contract shall be capped in the aggregate to the charges paid by the client for the products provided, save that nothing shall limit either party’s liability for any personal injury or death.

10.4 The Broker shall not be liable to the Buyer or Client for any indirect, consequential or economic losses including, but not limited to, loss of profit.

10.5 The Broker will utilise a procurement strategy which will review all suppliers and subcontractors for ethical working practises and validity.  

10.6 In the event of any accident the Broker, if necessary, will instruct an Insurance Assessor to investigate the root cause of the accident. The Broker will not accept liability for any accident deemed outside of the control of the Broker, and the liability will transfer to the legally responsible party.  


11. General 

11.1 This agreement shall be construed in accordance with British law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the British courts.

11.2 In the event of any dispute arising under this contract, the parties shall use all reasonable endeavours to resolve the dispute and shall, in advance of the issue of legal proceedings, consider alternative dispute resolution including, but not restricted to, mediation.

11.3 The client may only transfer or assign this contract with the prior written consent of AFM or any successor in title.

11.4 These terms and conditions shall not constitute or effect any assignment or licence of any intellectual property rights.

11.5 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

11.6 A revision of these terms and conditions will apply to contracts entered into at any time following the time of the revision but will not affect contracts made before the time of the revision.

11.7 It is a criminal offence to sell intoxicating substances and solvent based products i.e. aerosols to anyone under the age of 16 years.


General Terms and Conditions of Sale.

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Student Shed Ltd
Universal Square
3 Devonshire Street North
M12 6JH

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