Preamble

These terms and conditions shall apply to all contracts, quotations and estimates for the supply of services by Prepress Projects Ltd and, unless superseded by separate contractual agreement, shall prevail over any other communication.

Nothing in these terms and conditions shall affect clients’ statutory rights.

Any variation to these terms and conditions shall not apply unless agreed to in writing by a director of Prepress Projects Ltd.

Definition of client

Client means any individual, partnership, public limited company, private limited company, university, research institution, charity, NGO or public or private sector organisation that purchases services from Prepress Projects Ltd from time to time.

Definition of services

Services means any writing, rewriting, editing, design, illustration, proofreading, editorial office, software, technology, workflow or project management services, or other publishing or business services, provided by Prepress Projects Ltd.

Client responsibilities

In order for Prepress Projects Ltd to work efficiently and effectively, and meet schedules, clients should supply all necessary information, documents and digital resources and answer queries in an accurate, timely and reliable fashion.

Clients should ensure that they have the legal authority required to commission and pay for the work requested and, where relevant, liaise with and inform authors, academic editors, journalists, artists, designers, advertisers, printers, web hosts, and other parties essential to service delivery, about the scope of involvement of Prepress Projects Ltd.

Payment terms

Prepress Projects Ltd reserves the right to charge fees and submit invoices on a monthly basis, or more frequently, for work carried out as part of a contract.

Our standard payment terms are 30 days from date of invoice to receipt of payment. Some clients may be offered different terms.

We reserve the right to charge compensation and interest on late payments in accordance with the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.

Governing law

Any disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with services Prepress Projects Ltd supplies shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Scots law.

Force majeure

Prepress Projects Ltd shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of its contractual commitments if this arises from events or circumstances outside its reasonable control. This includes, but is not limited to, insufficiency or unavailability of equipment, services or personnel, acts of God, war or accidents. In such cases Prepress Projects Ltd shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of time to meet its commitments.

Limitation of our liability

Prepress Projects Ltd will maintain Public Liability Insurance, Professional Indemnity Insurance and Employer’s Liability Insurance cover at appropriate levels.

We shall not be liable for any direct loss or damage suffered by clients, howsoever caused, as a result of any delay in the work carried out, negligence, breach of contract or otherwise in excess of the price of the service provided.

We will not be held responsible for third party costs incurred by clients for any reason whatsoever.

Acceptance of terms

By sending Prepress Projects Ltd work in response to a tender, quotation or estimate you will be deemed to be a client and to have accepted our business terms.

VAT

Our VAT number is GB 593 1964 06.

All estimates and quotations we provide are exclusive of VAT unless otherwise indicated.

Legal entity

Prepress Projects Ltd is a private limited company registered at Companies House, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Company registration number

Our company registration number is SC209251.

Our registered office

Prepress Projects Ltd
Algo Business Centre
Glenearn Road
Perth PH2 0NJ
United Kingdom

Senior staff

Directors
Helen MacDonald (Managing Director), Lucy Harrier (Operations Director) and David MacDonald (Programmes Director)

Managers
Eve Nurick and Claire Rose

Project Leaders
Lieke Adriaansen, Deb Bennett, Alex BromleyAndrew Davidson, Sarah GoodfellowRhiannon MillerKatrina Strachan, Ross StewartJennifer Swift, and Gillian Whytock