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General Sales Conditions

1.             The sales contract is only binding when Seller’s proforma invoice or offer is signed and stamped by QUBICO.
2.             Every proforma invoice or Seller’s offer signed by the Buyer for acceptance will constitute acceptance of the sales contract and the General Sales Conditions.
3.             Once the proforma invoice or Seller’s offer is signed by the Buyer, the buyer cannot cancel the contract.
4.             Unless otherwise stipulated, delivery periods indicated are approximate and do not constitute an obligation to deliver at the indicated date. Delays in delivery can never lead to reimbursements on behalf of the Seller following any damages whatsoever incurred by the Buyer, nor cancellation of the sales contract.
5.             All complaints regarding the quantity of the goods delivered must be communicated to us within 8 days after receipt of the goods. Complaints concerning the quality of the delivered goods must be made within 60 days after arrival of the ship in the port of discharge.  No complaints shall be admissible after this period.
6.             Unless otherwise stipulated, all invoices are payable by advance payment.
7.             In case of late payment, Seller will automatically and without prior notice of default be entitled to an interest of 12 % yearly on the unpaid amount, starting from the 14th day after the contractual date of expiry. 
8.             All General Conditions from the Buyer or other conditions mentioned on the buyer’s documents are explicitly excluded. 
9.             Unless stipulated otherwise, all contracts are governed by the ICC Incoterms 2020.
10.           All goods remain property of the Seller until payment has been received in full form the Buyer under all outstanding contracts. All incoming payments are allocated to the oldest unpaid invoice.
11.           The Seller is entitled to cancel the sales contract in writing without prior notice and without legal recourse and without owing any form of compensation to the Buyer, whenever there is a bankruptcy or liquidation of the Buyer, or when there are objective indications that Buyer is experiencing liquidity problems.
12.           The sea freight offered and agreed is always indicative and can always be adjusted by the seller in case of price fluctuations on the market.
13.           The courts of Ghent have exclusive jurisdiction for all disputes, and all contracts are governed by Belgian law.