1.1 The following definitions are used in these Terms:
MEMBER: means the user of the Sprint Fuels website either to obtain quotes or place orders for goods or services.
ORDER: means any order placed for products or services via the Sprint Fuels website.
HOME HEATING OIL: means domestic heating oil or Kerosene 28.
2. SPRINT WEBSITE
2.1 The Web Site [www.sprintfuels.com] is operated by Sprint Fuels Limited. Sprintfuels.com is a service to users of home heating oil [and related products].
2.2 These terms will apply to all transactions on this website, whether ordering online or not.
2.3 The services, information or data (collectively, "Information") made available at the Sprint Fuels website are provided "as is", without warranties of any kind.
2.4 By making any purchase from Sprint Fuels Limited , you are accepting these terms and conditions. Neither Sprint Fuels, nor its management or employees accept any responsibility for any liability resulting from any omissions or inaccuracies of any information including price quotations presented or services featured on this website, or for any complaints relating to those services, products or information.
2.5 Use of this website deems acceptance of these terms and conditions by the user.
3. TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR MEMBERS – [HEATING OIL AND OTHER PRODUCTS/SERVICES]
3.1 Sprint Fuels provides an online service enabling users (members) to get a quote and place an order for heating oil [and related products and services]
3.2 Individuals become a Sprint Fuels member by obtaining a quote, placing an order, or registering their details on the Sprint Fuels website. Members can unsubscribe from Sprint Fuels at any time.
3.3 Membership is free and Sprint Fuels will not request financial or bank details from its members other than during the ordering or the savings scheme process.
3.4 Upon request, Sprint Fuels will provide members with the quote of the goods and/or services offered. There is no obligation to accept the quote.
3.5 A member accepts a quote by completing the online order form and supplying credit or debit card payment details.
3.6 Once payment has been cleared through the secure banking system, Sprint Fuels will arrange delivery. Guidelines on estimated length of time until delivery are provided with online quotations. However, these are estimates and they can be subject to change, for instance, in periods of high demand or unforeseen circumstances such as accidents, breakdowns, extreme weather conditions, flood, storm, etc.
3.7 Sprint Fuels will not be deemed in breach of these terms and conditions as a result of any delay in delivery which is caused by or due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control ('force majeure event') including, but not limited to, fire, flood and other acts of God, extreme weather conditions, strikes, riot, accident, disruption to energy supplies, civil commotion, acts of terrorism or war, breakdown of equipment, road traffic problems and which are beyond the control of the parties and upon the occurrence of a force majeure event which prevents delivery any monies paid by the purchaser shall be repaid .
3.8 Sprint Fuels will protect the privacy of members and will not pass on personal details to third parties.
3.9 Sprint Fuels has the right to refuse to process an order if payment cannot be made.
3.10 Sprint Fuels has the right to decline or cancel an order without prejudice and without liability.
3.11 The supplier has the right to decline or cancel an order without prejudice and without liability.
3.12 Deliveries are booked on the condition that there is safe and reasonable access. Members are expected to provide information about any special delivery conditions when the order is placed.
3.13 Deliveries cannot be made to tanks/fill points that do not meet the statutory requirements or are deemed unsafe by the supplier at its absolute discretion.
3.14 Oil prices are regularly updated. If a Sprint Fuels fails to update or incorrectly updates prices and a member accepts a quote based on out-of-date or incorrect information, they will be notified of the anomaly by Sprint Fuels at the earliest possible opportunity and be given the chance to accept or reject the new price before the order is delivered. If the new price is rejected the order will be cancelled.
3.15 A member can request that an order be cancelled. However, Sprint Fuels reserves the right to charge an administration fee for an order which is cancelled. Cancellation of an order cannot be accepted if the order has already been scheduled for delivery.
3.16 Save as provided otherwise in this clause 3.16 [and clause 3.17], a credit will be made to members where the volume of oil delivered was less than that ordered. The money will be credited to the designated card once the delivery has been confirmed. Where Sprint Fuels has not delivered the full volume ordered Sprint Fuels reserves the right to refuse to deliver the balance and refund the difference.
3.17 Where it has not been possible to deliver the full order because the ordered volume was significantly in excess of the tank’s capacity to take the ordered volume, the supplier reserves the right to amend the price per litre payable to reflect the appropriate price band for that volume of oil.
4 TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
4.1 It is a condition of sale of any products supplied against a delivery ticket invoice that the Buyer will strictly observe all the conditions of their Petroleum Storage Licence and that they will not allow any smoking or naked lights nor permit any stoves, electric or gas fires or radiators to function in proximity to a tank or inlet pipe into which a delivery of spirit is being made or a vent pipe connected to such a tank and will indemnify the Sellers against any damages, claims or cost arising out of the breach of this clause.
4.2 The Sellers do not accept responsibility for the dipping checking or testing of Buyers tanks. This together with the obligation to see that the driver couples up with the correct feed on the Buyer’s tanks, rests entirely upon the Buyer.
4.3 The product supplied against the delivery ticket invoice will be charged at the prices ruling on the day of purchase. Where the Buyer is a commercial consumer such product is sold exclusively for his own use or trade purposes onl y and must not be resold transferred disposed of to any other person, firm, company or corporation, and must only be used in the Buyers own commercially licensed vehicles hired or worked by the Buyer’s in the course of the Buyer’s business.
4.4 Sellers measurements of quantity will be accepted by the Buyer.
4.5 Duty rebated Oils delivered and sold against the delivery ticket invoice must only be used by the Buyers in strict accordance with the current Customs and Excise Regulations controlling the same.
4.6 Acceptance by Buyers of products supplied against the delivery ticket invoice will be treated as an acceptance by them of these conditions.
4.7 Title. Not withstanding anything to the contrary it is hereby clear that the Company reserves unto themselves title in all fuels delivered until payment has been received. In the event of terms of business not being met the Company reserve the right to reclaim the fuel at their discretion.
4.8 Terms of Business. Payment on delivery. Alternate credit terms for authorised accounts only.
Sprint Fuels Ltd
Company Registration Number: 07157144
46 Victoria Road