A quotation not accepted within thirty (30) days is subject to review.
Orders regularly entered, verbal or written, cannot be cancelled except upon terms
that will compensate printer against loss.
- Experimental Work.
Experimental work performed at customer's request, such as sketches, drawings,
composition, plates, presswork, and materials will be charged for at current rates and
may not be used without consent of the printer.
- Preparatory Work.
Sketches, copy, dummies, and all preparatory work created or furnished by the
printer shall remain his exclusive property and no use of same shall be made, nor any
ideas obtained therefrom be used, except upon compensation to be determined by the
- Condition of copy.
Estimates for typesetting are based on the receipt of original copy or manuscript
clearly typed, double-spaced on 8 1/2" x 11" uncoated stock, one side only.
Condition of copy which deviates from this standard is subject to re-estimating and
pricing review by printer at time of submission of copy, unless otherwise specified in
- Preparatory Materials.
Artwork, type, plates, negatives, positives, and other items when supplied by the
printer shall remain his exclusive property unless otherwise agreed in writing.
Alterations represent work performed in addition to the original specifications.
Such additional work shall be charged at current rates and be supported with
documentation upon request.
Proofs shall be submitted with original copy. Corrections are to be made on
"master set", returned marked "OK" or "OK with corrections,
and signed by customer. If revised proofs are desired, request must be made when proofs
are returned. Printer regrets any errors that may occur through production undetected,
but cannot be held responsible for errors if the work is printed per customer's OK or if
changes are communicated verbally. Printer shall not be responsible for errors if the
customer has not ordered or has refused to accept proofs or has submission of proofs.
- Press Proofs.
Unless specifically provided in printer's quotation, press proofs will be charged
for at current rates. An inspection sheet of any form can be submitted for customer
approval, at no charge, provided customer is available at the press during the time of
makeready. Any changes, corrections, or lost press time due to customer's change of mind
or delay will be charged for at current rates.
- Colour Proofing.
Because of differences in equipment, paper, inks, and other conditions in
equipment, paper, inks, and other conditions between colour proofing and production
pressroom operations, a reasonable variation in colour between colour proofs and the
completed job shall constitute acceptable delivery. Special inks and proofing stocks
will be forwarded to customer's suppliers upon request at current rates.
- Overruns or Underruns.
Overruns or underruns not to exceed 10% on quantities ordered up to 10,000 copies
and/or the percentage agreed upon over or under quantities ordered above 10,000 copies
shall constitute acceptable delivery. Printer will bill for actual quantity delivered
within this tolerance. If customer requires guaranteed "no less than"
delivery, percentage tolerance of overage must be doubled.
- Customer's Property.
The printer will maintain fire, extended coverage, vandalism, malicious mischief,
and sprinkler leakage insurance on all property belonging to the customer, while such
property is in the printer's possession; printer's liability for such property shall not
exceed the amount recoverable from such insurance.
Unless otherwise specified, the price quoted is for a single shipment, without
storage. F.O.B. printer's platform for out-of-town customers. Proposals are based on
continuous and uninterrupted delivery of complete order, unless specifications
distinctly state otherwise. Charges related to deliver from customer to printer, or
from customer's supplier to printer, are not included in any quotations unless
specified. Special priority pickup or delivery service will be provided at current
rates upon customer's request. Materials delivered from customer or his suppliers are
verified with delivery ticket as to cartons, packages, or items shown only. The accuracy
of quantities indicated on such tickets cannot be verified and printer cannot accept
liability for shortage based on supplier's tickets. Title for finished work shall pass
to the customer upon delivery, to carrier at shipping point, or upon mailing of invoices
for finished work whichever occurs first.
- Production Schedules.
Production schedules will be established and adhered to by customer and printer,
provided that neither shall incur any liability or penalty for delays due to state of
war, riot, civil disorder, fire, strikes, accidents, action of government or civil
authority, and acts of God or other causes beyond the control of customer or printer.
- Customer Furnished Materials.
Paper stock, camera copy, film, colour separations, and other customer furnished
materials shall be manufactured, packed, and delivered to printer's specifications.
Additional cost due to delays or impaired production caused by specification deficiencies
shall be charged to the customer.
Payment shall be net cash thirty (30) days from date of invoice unless otherwise
provided in writing. Claims for defects, damages, or shortages must be made by the
customer in writing within a period of thirty (30) days after delivery. Failure to make
such claim within the stated period shall constitute irrevocable acceptance and an
admission that they fully comply with terms, conditions, and specifications. Printer's
liability shall be limited to stated selling price of any defective goods, and shall in
no even include special or consequential damages, including profits (or profits lost).
As security for payment of any sum due or to become due under terms of any agreement,
printer shall have the right, if necessary, to retain possession of and shall have a
lien on all customer property in printer's possession including work in process and
finished work. The extension of credit or the acceptance of notes, trade acceptances,
or guarantee of payment shall not affect such security interests and lien.
The customer shall indemnify and hold harmless the printer from any and all loss,
cost, expense, and damages on account of any and all manner of claims, demands, actions,
and proceedings that may be instituted against the printer on grounds alleging that the
said printing violates any copyright or any proprietary right of any person, or that it
contains any matter that is libelous or scandalous, or invades any person's right to
privacy or other personal rights, except to the extent that the printer has contributed
to the matter. The customer agrees to, at the customer's own expense, promptly defend
and continue the defense of any such claim, demand, action, or proceeding that may be
brought against the printer, provided that the printer shall promptly notify the
customer with respect thereto, and provided further that the printer shall give to the
customer such reasonable time as the exigencies of the situation may permit in which to
undertake and continue the defense thereof.