Terms and Conditions

Interpretation

Definitions:

Business Day: any day

Charges: the charges payable by the Customer for the supply of the Services in accordance with clause Charges and payment (Charges and payment).

Commencement Date: has the meaning given in clause The Order shall only be deemed to be accepted when Sugarvine Limited provides written acceptance of the Order or receives written confirmation of the Order from the Customer, whichever is the earliest, at which point and on which date the Contract shall come into existence (Commencement Date).

Conditions: these terms and conditions as amended from time to time in accordance with clause Variation. Except as set out in these Conditions, no variation of the Contract shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by the parties (or their authorised representatives)..

Contract: the contract between Sugarvine Limited and the Customer for the supply of Services in accordance with these Conditions.

Control: has the meaning given in section 1124 of the Corporation Tax Act 2010, and the expression change of control shall be construed accordingly.

Controller, processor, data subject, personal data, personal data breach, processing and appropriate technical measures: as defined in the Data Protection Legislation.

Customer: the person or firm who purchases Services from Sugarvine Limited.

Customer Default: has the meaning set out in clause If Sugarvine Limited’s performance of any of its obligations under the Contract is prevented or delayed by any act or omission by the Customer or failure by the Customer to perform any relevant obligation (Customer Default):.

Data Controller: has the meaning set out in section 1(1) of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data Protection Legislation: the UK Data Protection Legislation and any other European Union legislation relating to personal data and all other legislation and regulatory requirements in force from time to time which apply to a party relating to the use of personal data (including, without limitation, the privacy of electronic communications).

Deliverables: the deliverables set out in the Order produced by Sugarvine Limited for the Customer.

Intellectual Property Rights: patents, rights to inventions, copyright and related rights, trade marks and service marks, business names and domain names, rights in get-up and trade dress, goodwill and the right to sue for passing off rights in designs, rights in computer software, database rights, rights to use, and protect the confidentiality of, confidential information (including know-how), and all other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications and rights to apply for and be granted, renewals or extensions of, and rights to claim priority from, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world.

Order: the Customer’s order for Services as set out in the Contract.

Services: the services, including the Deliverables, supplied by Sugarvine Limited to the Customer as set out in the Specification.

Specification: the description or specification of the Services provided in writing by Sugarvine Limited to the Customer.

Supplier: Sugarvine Limited registered in England and Wales with company number 08094965.

UK Data Protection Legislation  : all applicable data protection and privacy legislation in force from time to time in the UK including the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679); the Data Protection Act 2018; the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive 2002/58/EC (as updated by Directive 2009/136/EC) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/2426) as amended.

Interpretation:

A reference to a statute or statutory provision is a reference to it as amended or re-enacted. A reference to a statute or statutory provision includes all subordinate legislation made under that statute or statutory provision.

Any words following the terms including, include, in particular, for example or any similar expression, shall be construed as illustrative and shall not limit the sense of the words, description, definition, phrase or term preceding those terms.

A reference to writing or written includes emails but not faxes.

Basis of Contract

The Order constitutes an offer by the Customer to purchase Services in accordance with these Conditions.

The Order shall only be deemed to be accepted when Sugarvine Limited provides written acceptance of the Order or receives written confirmation of the Order from the Customer, whichever is the earliest, at which point and on which date the Contract shall come into existence (Commencement Date).

Any samples, drawings, descriptive matter or advertising issued or provided by Sugarvine Limited, and any descriptions or illustrations contained in the Sugarvine Limited’s catalogues or brochures, are issued or published for the sole purpose of giving an approximate idea of the Services described in them. They shall not form part of the Contract or have any contractual force.

These Conditions apply to the Contract to the exclusion of any other terms that the Customer seeks to impose or incorporate, or which are implied by trade, custom, practice or course of dealing.

Any quotation given by Sugarvine Limited shall not constitute an offer and is only valid for a period of 14 Business Days from its date of issue.

Supply of Services

Sugarvine Limited shall supply the Services to the Customer in accordance with the Specification in all material respects.

Sugarvine Limited shall use reasonable commercial endeavours to meet any performance dates specified in the customer agreement, but any such dates shall be estimates only and time shall not be of the essence for performance of the Services.

Sugarvine Limited reserves the right to amend the specification if necessary to comply with any applicable law or regulatory requirement, or if the amendment will not materially affect the nature or quality of the Services, and Sugarvine Limited shall notify the Customer in any such event.

Sugarvine Limited warrants to the Customer that the Services will be provided using reasonable care and skill.

Customer’s obligations

The Customer shall:

ensure that the terms of the Order are complete and accurate;

co-operate with Sugarvine Limited in all matters relating to the Services;

provide Sugarvine Limited with such information and materials as Sugarvine Limited may reasonably require in order to supply the Services, and ensure that such information is complete and accurate in all material respects;

obtain and maintain all necessary licences, permissions and consents which may be required for the Services before the date on which the Services are to start; and

comply with all applicable laws.

If Sugarvine Limited’s performance of any of its obligations under the Contract is prevented or delayed by any act or omission by the Customer or failure by the Customer to perform any relevant obligation (Customer Default):

without limiting or affecting any other right or remedy available to it, Sugarvine Limited shall have the right to suspend performance of the Services until the Customer remedies the Customer Default, and to rely on the Customer Default to relieve it from the performance of any of its obligations in each case to the extent the Customer Default prevents or delays Sugarvine Limited’s performance of any of its obligations;

Sugarvine Limited shall not be liable for any costs or losses sustained or incurred by the Customer arising directly or indirectly from Sugarvine Limited’s failure or delay to perform any of its obligations as set out in this clause If Sugarvine Limited’s performance of any of its obligations under the Contract is prevented or delayed by any act or omission by the Customer or failure by the Customer to perform any relevant obligation (Customer Default):; and

the Customer shall reimburse Sugarvine Limited on demand for any costs or losses sustained or incurred by Sugarvine Limited arising directly or indirectly from the Customer Default.

Charges and payment

The Charges for the Services shall be agreed on the following basis:

the Charges shall be as set out in the Contract;

Sugarvine Limited shall be entitled to charge the Customer for any expenses reasonably incurred by the individuals whom Sugarvine Limited engages in connection with the Services including travelling expenses, hotel costs, subsistence and any associated expenses, and for the cost of services provided by third parties and required by Sugarvine Limited for the performance of the Services, and for the cost of any materials.

Sugarvine Limited reserves the right to increase the Charges on an annual basis with effect from each anniversary of the Commencement Date in line with the percentage increase in the Retail Prices Index in the preceding 12-month period and the first such increase shall take effect on the first anniversary of the Commencement Date and shall be the latest available figure for the percentage increase in the Retail Prices Index.

The Customer shall pay each invoice submitted by Sugarvine Limited within 14 days of the date of the invoice in full and in cleared funds to a bank account nominated by Sugarvine Limited. Time for payment shall be of the essence of the Contract.

All amounts payable by the Customer under the Contract are exclusive of amounts in respect of value added tax chargeable from time to time (VAT). Where any taxable supply for VAT purposes is made under the Contract by Sugarvine Limited to the Customer, the Customer shall, on receipt of a valid VAT invoice from Sugarvine Limited, pay to Sugarvine Limited such additional amounts in respect of VAT as are chargeable on the supply of the Services at the same time as payment is due for the supply of the Services.

If the Customer fails to make a payment due to Sugarvine Limited under the Contract by the due date, then, without limiting Sugarvine Limited’s remedies under Clause Termination, the Customer shall pay interest on the overdue sum from the due date until payment of the overdue sum, whether before or after judgment. Interest under this Clause If the Customer fails to make a payment due to Sugarvine Limited under the Contract by the due date, then, without limiting Sugarvine Limited’s remedies under Clause 9, the Customer shall pay interest on the overdue sum from the due date until payment of the overdue sum, whether before or after judgment. Interest under this Clause 5.5 will accrue each day at 4% a year above the Bank of England’s base rate from time to time, but at 4% a year for any period when that base rate is below 0%. will accrue each day at 4% a year above the Bank of England’s base rate from time to time, but at 4% a year for any period when that base rate is below 0%.

All amounts due under the Contract shall be paid in full without any set-off, counterclaim, deduction or withholding (other than any deduction or withholding of tax as required by law).

Intellectual property rights

All Intellectual Property Rights in or arising out of or in connection with the Services (other than Intellectual Property Rights in any materials provided by the Customer) shall be owned by Sugarvine Limited.

Sugarvine Limited grants to the Customer or shall procure the direct grant to the Customer of, a fully paid-up, revocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence during the term of the Contract to use the Deliverables (excluding materials provided by the Customer) for the purpose of receiving and using the Services and the Deliverables in its business.

The Customer shall not sub-license, assign or otherwise transfer the rights granted in Clause 6.2.

The Customer grants Sugarvine Limited a fully paid-up, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable licence to copy and modify any materials provided by the Customer to Sugarvine Limited for the term of the Contract for the purpose of providing the Services to the Customer.

Data Protection

Both parties will comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Legislation. This Clause 7 is in addition to, and does not relieve, remove or replace, a party’s obligations or rights under the Data Protection Legislation. In this Clause 7, Applicable Laws means (for so long as and to the extent that they apply to the Supplier) the law of the European Union, the law of any member state of the European Union and/or Domestic UK Law; and Domestic UK Law means the Data Protection Legislation from time to time in force in the UK and any other law that applies in the UK.

The parties acknowledge that for the purposes of the Data Protection Legislation, the Customer is the controller and the Supplier is the processor.

Without prejudice to the generality of Clause Both parties will comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Legislation. This Clause 7 is in addition to, and does not relieve, remove or replace, a party’s obligations or rights under the Data Protection Legislation. In this Clause 7, Applicable Laws means (for so long as and to the extent that they apply to the Supplier) the law of the European Union, the law of any member state of the European Union and/or Domestic UK Law; and Domestic UK Law means the Data Protection Legislation from time to time in force in the UK and any other law that applies in the UK., the Customer will ensure that it has all necessary appropriate consents and notices in place to enable lawful transfer of the personal data to the Supplier for the duration and purposes of the Contract.

The Customer does not consent to the Supplier appointing any third-party processor of Personal Data under the Contract.

Either party may, at any time on not less than 30 days’ notice, revise this Clause 7 by replacing it with any applicable controller to processor standard clauses or similar terms forming part of an applicable certification scheme (which shall apply when replaced by attachment to the Contract).

Limitation of liability

Nothing in the Contract limits any liability which cannot legally be limited, including liability for:

death or personal injury caused by negligence;

fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or

breach of the terms implied by section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (title and quiet possession).

Subject to clause 8.1, Sugarvine Limited’s liability to the Customer shall not exceed the Charges paid in the year preceding the event which gave rise to a claim. The Supplier’s total liability includes liability in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with the Contract.

The parties agree that this Clause 8.3 sets out specific heads of excluded loss for which Sugarvine Limited will not be liable:

The following types of loss are wholly excluded:

1.1.1.1 Loss of profits.

1.1.1.2 Loss of sales or business.

1.1.1.3 Loss of agreements or contracts.

1.1.1.4 Loss of anticipated savings.

1.1.1.5 Loss of use or corruption of software, data or information.

1.1.1.6 Loss of or damage to goodwill.

1.1.1.7 Indirect or consequential loss.

The Supplier has given commitments as to compliance of the Services with relevant specifications in Clause Supply of Services. In view of these commitments, the terms implied by sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from the Contract.

Unless the Customer notifies the Supplier that it intends to make a claim in respect of an event within the notice period, the Supplier shall have no liability for that event. The notice period for an event shall start on the day on which the Customer became, or ought reasonably to have become, aware of the event having occurred and shall expire one month from that date. The notice must be in writing and must identify the event and the grounds for the claim in reasonable detail.

This Clause Limitation of liability shall survive termination of the Contract.

Termination

Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, Sugarvine Limited may terminate the Contract by giving the Customer one months’ written notice.

Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, either party may terminate the Contract with immediate effect by giving written notice to the other party if:

the other party commits a material breach of any term of the Contract and (if such a breach is remediable) fails to remedy that breach within 14 days of that party being notified in writing to do so;

the other party takes any step or action in connection with its entering administration, provisional liquidation or any composition or arrangement with its creditors (other than in relation to a solvent restructuring), being wound up (whether voluntarily or by order of the court, unless for the purpose of a solvent restructuring), having a receiver appointed to any of its assets or ceasing to carry on business or, if the step or action is taken in another jurisdiction, in connection with any analogous procedure in the relevant jurisdiction;

the other party suspends, or threatens to suspend, or ceases or threatens to cease to carry on all or a substantial part of its business; or

the other party’s financial position deteriorates to such an extent that in the terminating party’s opinion the other party’s capability to adequately fulfil its obligations under the Contract has been placed in jeopardy.

Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, Sugarvine Limited may terminate the Contract with immediate effect by giving written notice to the Customer if the Customer fails to pay any amount due under the Contract on the due date for payment; or

there is a change of Control of the Customer.

Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, Sugarvine Limited may suspend the supply of Services under the Contract or any other contract between the Customer and Sugarvine Limited if the Customer fails to pay any amount due under the Contract on the due date for payment, the Customer becomes subject to any of the events listed in clause the other party takes any step or action in connection with its entering administration, provisional liquidation or any composition or arrangement with its creditors (other than in relation to a solvent restructuring), being wound up (whether voluntarily or by order of the court, unless for the purpose of a solvent restructuring), having a receiver appointed to any of its assets or ceasing to carry on business or, if the step or action is taken in another jurisdiction, in connection with any analogous procedure in the relevant jurisdiction; to clause the other party’s financial position deteriorates to such an extent that in the terminating party’s opinion the other party’s capability to adequately fulfil its obligations under the Contract has been placed in jeopardy. or Sugarvine Limited reasonably believes that the Customer is about to become subject to any of them.

Consequences of termination

On termination of the Contract:

the Customer shall immediately pay to Sugarvine Limited all Sugarvine Limited’s outstanding unpaid invoices and interest and, in respect of Services supplied but for which no invoice has been submitted, Sugarvine Limited shall submit an invoice, which shall be payable by the Customer immediately on receipt;

Termination or expiry of the Contract shall not affect any rights, remedies, obligations or liabilities of the parties that have accrued up to the date of termination or expiry, including the right to claim damages in respect of any breach of the Contract which existed at or before the date of termination or expiry.

Any provision of the Contract that expressly or by implication is intended to come into or continue in force on or after termination or expiry of the Contract shall remain in full force and effect.

General

Force majeure. Neither party shall be in breach of the Contract nor liable for delay in performing, or failure to perform, any of its obligations under the Contract if such delay or failure result from events, circumstances or causes beyond its reasonable control.

Assignment and other dealings.

Sugarvine Limited may at any time assign, mortgage, charge, subcontract, delegate, declare a trust over or deal in any other manner with any or all of its rights and obligations under the Contract.

The Customer shall not assign, transfer, mortgage, charge, subcontract, delegate, declare a trust over or deal in any other manner with any of its rights and obligations under the Contract without the prior written consent of Sugarvine Limited.

Confidentiality.

Each party undertakes that it shall not at any time disclose to any person any confidential information concerning the business, affairs, customers, clients or suppliers of the other party, except as permitted by clause Each party may disclose the other party’s confidential information:.

Each party may disclose the other party’s confidential information:

1.1.1.8 to its employees, officers, representatives, subcontractors or advisers who need to know such information for the purposes of carrying out the party’s obligations under the Contract. Each party shall ensure that its employees, officers, representatives, subcontractors or advisers to whom it discloses the other party’s confidential information comply with this clause Confidentiality.; and

1.1.1.9 as may be required by law, a court of competent jurisdiction or any governmental or regulatory authority.

Neither party shall use the other party’s confidential information for any purpose other than to perform its obligations under the Contract.

Entire agreement.

The Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between them, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.

Each party acknowledges that in entering into the Contract it does not rely on, and shall have no remedies in respect of any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in the Contract. Each party agrees that it shall have no claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation or negligent misstatement based on any statement in the Contract.

Nothing in this clause shall limit or exclude any liability for fraud.

Variation. Except as set out in these Conditions, no variation of the Contract shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by the parties (or their authorised representatives).

Waiver. A waiver of any right or remedy under the Contract or by law is only effective if given in writing and shall not be deemed a waiver of any subsequent right or default. A failure or delay by a party to exercise any right or remedy provided under the Contract or by law shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict any further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of any right or remedy provided under the Contract or by law shall prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

Severance. If any provision or part-provision of the Contract is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of the Contract.

Notices.

Any notice or other communication given to a party under or in connection with the Contract shall be in writing and shall be delivered by hand or by pre-paid first-class post or other next working day delivery service at its registered office (if a company) or its principal place of business (in any other case); or sent by email to the address specified in info@sugarvine.com

Any notice shall be deemed to have been received:

1.1.1.10 if delivered by hand, on signature of a delivery receipt or at the time the notice is left at the proper address;

1.1.1.11 if sent by pre-paid first class post or other next working day delivery service, at 9.00 am on the second Business Day after posting or at the time recorded by the delivery service; or

1.1.1.12 if sent by email, at the time of transmission, or, if this time falls outside business hours in the place of receipt, when business hours resume. In this Clause if sent by email, at the time of transmission, or, if this time falls outside business hours in the place of receipt, when business hours resume. In this Clause 11.8.2.3, business hours means 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday on a day that is not a public holiday in the place of receipt., business hours means 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday on a day that is not a public holiday in the place of receipt.

This clause does not apply to the service of any proceedings or other documents in any legal action or, where applicable, any other method of dispute resolution.

Third party rights.

1.1.2 Unless it expressly states otherwise, the Contract does not give rise to any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of the Contract.

Governing law. The Contract, and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England.

Jurisdiction. Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with the Contract or its subject matter or formation.