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Terms & Conditions


1. Order acceptance – We must receive payment of the whole of the price for the goods you order before your order can be accepted, unless you are an authorised credit account customer. Our acceptance of your order brings into existence a legally binding contract between us. Customers are reminded that they should satisfy themselves that the product they are ordering is suitable for their requirements and no responsibility is placed with The Printed Cup Company (TPCC) for their decision.

2. Price – The prices payable for goods you order and their delivery is as set out in the order form. We reserve the right to change the prices shown at any time and we will contact you before we confirm the order if there are any changes.

3. Returns – Goods returned will be accepted entirely at TPCC’s discretion, within 30 days of delivery to you provided they are returned unused in perfect condition and in its original packing. You must contact us for authorisation to return goods on 01200 449900. Any goods returned without authorisation or which are not in the condition set out above will be rejected and returned to you at your cost.

TPCC will levy a 25% restocking charge on all accepted returned goods. Where goods do not appear in a TPCC publication (including but not limited to our catalogue, or a leaflet or our website), and are specially ordered for you, TPCC will only accept the return of the goods if they are defective and returned within 7 days of delivery to you. Origination (print plate set up) is non refundable. All charges incurred in returning goods are the responsibility of the customer and it is also the customer’s responsibility to ensure that the goods are fully insured for loss and damage whilst in transit. Any round trip carrier charges due to inability to deliver/accept goods will be charged to the customer.

4. Availability – We endeavour to hold sufficient stock to meet all orders, if for any reason goods are not in stock then credit or debit cards are not debited until those goods are dispatched to you.

5. Personalised products – The delivered quantity of you product may vary by ±10% of the ordered quantity.

6. Delivery – Goods held in our warehouse are usually dispatched within 3 – 7 working days for delivery on the UK mainland, although bulky or fragile items may take longer. Ask for details of deliveries outside the UK mainland. Risk of loss or damage to the goods shall pass to you upon delivery. Claims for damage to goods must be noted at the time of delivery and notified to TPCC in writing within 3 days of delivery to you. Claims for non-delivery of goods must be notified to TPCC in writing within 7 days of the invoice date.

7. Orders damaged in transit – While every effort is made in packing your order, occasions will arise where a package may be damaged in transit. To insure your order is received complete and undamaged, we recommend the following:

  • Verify the number of packages delivered with the packing slip provided by TPCC.
  • Inspect the entire consignment for visible damage prior to accepting it, and note any damage on the delivery POD (proof of delivery) before the delivery person leaves. By writing “unchecked” or “received but not as yet accepted” or any other terminology, will not be accepted by TPCC as being a way of not being able to check goods immediately whilst the delivery person is in attendance and will therefore void any claim for damaged goods.
  • Unpack your order immediately and inspect for hidden or concealed damage.
  • Should any damage be discovered, retain the consignment carton and any inner packaging. Hidden or concealed damage must be reported within 24 hours after delivery and after this stated time period, no claims for damage will be accepted.
  • Contact TPCC immediately on 01200 449900 to inform us of any damage to goods. Please have your order number, consignment information and tracking number (if available) ready to assist us in this process.

“Do not attempt to return any item to TPCC without a prior written authorisation”

8. Goods delivery handling responsibility – You will need to be sure that you have sufficient and proper equipment and that your own designated personnel are available to unload products/goods delivered to your premises as the delivery drivers are not obliged/required to provide assistance in unloading deliveries. In all cases, drivers will unload the vehicle to your premises kerbside/loading bay area.

9. Cancellations – if you need to cancel an order, please contact us by phone as soon as possible. You will be responsible for round trip freight costs on orders that have been dispatched prior to cancellation, for orders that are refused at time of delivery, and orders that are returned to us due to incorrect delivery information.

10. Delays beyond our control – We shall have no liability to you for any failure to deliver goods you have ordered or any delay in doing so or for any damage or defect to goods delivered that is caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control (including, without limitation, strikes, lockouts and other industrial disputes).

11. Governing law – The contract between us shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law, and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes between us.

12. Entire agreement – These terms and conditions, delivery details and contact details, set out the whole of our agreement relating to the supply of the goods to you by us. These terms and conditions cannot be varied except in writing signed by one of our directors. In particular nothing said by any of our staff should be understood as a variation of these terms and conditions or as an authorised representation about the nature or quality of any goods offered for sale by us. We shall have no liability for any such representation being untrue or misleading unless it is made fraudulently.

13. Exclusion of liability –

a. We shall not be liable in any way for any loss of revenue, profit, goodwill or any consequential or indirect or special loss or damage arising out of the purchase of any goods by you from us or late or non delivery of goods

b. Any liability not excluded by paragraph (a) above (or any exclusion of liability which is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unreasonable) shall be limited to a maximum aggregate liability per claim of £100,000.

c. You agree and confirm that you are in a better position than us to assess and estimate any likely damage or loss that you may incur in connection with the order of any goods from us and that we cannot therefore insure any likely damage for which we have excluded liability under this cause.

d. Nothing in this clause shall exclude liability for death or personal injury arising from the negligence of TCWH or its employees or agents, or any other liability, which it is prohibited from excluding at law.

14. Copyright designs –

It is the clients responsibility to gain authorisation to use any copyrighted material/ logos on there cups

15. Designs-

We may occasionally use examples of cups produced for brochures, samples, websites and exhibitions. If this is not acceptable it must be clearly stated on official order or artwork approval.

16. Disposal of over runs and misprints-

TPCC reserves the right to dispose of over runs / misprints in the most environmentally way possible, if this is not acceptable it needs to be stated before accepting quotation.

17. Cup capacities-

All sizes quoted are for a nominal serving, they cannot be used as a legal measure for serving alcohol, and are not representative of brim fill capacity.

Registered offices
The Paper Cup Company Ltd, Registered in England & Wales. Registered No. 4392343, Registered Office- The Paper Cup Company, Taylor Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1NL