Terms & Conditions

Conditions of Sale

Axbury Events Limited (T/a US 4 Slush LTD T/a Rainbow Slush and T/a Mr Cool It T/a Us 4 Slush T/a Slush.co.uk) 

1.0 Definitions
1.1 Goods – Means all goods and services which the Customer agrees to buy from US 4 SLUSH LTD including replacements for defective goods.
1.2 Contract – Means the Contract between US 4 SLUSH LTD and the Customer for the sale of Goods by US 4 SLUSH LTD to the Customer.
1.3 US 4 SLUSH LTD – Means US 4 SLUSH LTD, 4 Middle Road, Bailie Gate Industrial Estate, Sturminster Marshall, BH21 4DB.
1.4 Customer – Means the company or individual trading as a company that purchases or agrees to purchase Goods for use within their business. Please note that US 4 SLUSH LTD does not carry out any business with end users or private individuals, therefore all transactions either via the website, by mail order or by telephone will be assumed to be carried out as a business to business contract.
1.5 Literature – Means any published promotional material produced by US 4 SLUSH LTD.
1.6 Website –means https://slush.co.uk/or https://www.slush.co.uk.
1.7 Pre-orders- means orders for goods or services paid in advance with an estimated delivery date agreed in advance. Pre-orders will be treated as special or custom orders.
1.8 Special or custom orders- means goods or services provided by US 4 SLUSH LTD as a “one off” (see 1.7).

2.0 General
2.1 All orders for goods are accepted by US 4 SLUSH LTD subject to these conditions of sale.
2.2 All descriptions and illustrations contained in Literature or any price list or otherwise communicated to the Customer are intended merely to present a general idea of the Goods and nothing contained in any of them shall form any part of the Contract.
2.3 Any Literature published by US 4 SLUSH LTD is an invitation to treat and not an offer to supply.
2.4 Payment for goods must be made in full before dispatch, unless a prior agreement has been made. Goods remain the property of US 4 SLUSH LTD until paid for in full. If credit terms have been agreed and the customer fails to pay US 4 SLUSH LTD the full amount due within the allotted duration of the credit term, the customer will be liable to pay interest on such sum from the due date for payment at the annual rate of 10% above the base lending rate of the Bank of England, accruing on a daily basis until payment is made, whether before or after any judgment. We reserve the right to claim interest under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998. The customer will also be liable for any additional third-party costs accrued whilst collecting the outstanding debt.
2.5 We do not supply any goods on a trial basis. It is important that the customer should always satisfy themselves as to the suitability of a product for their requirements before ordering.
2.6 Our policy is one of continuous improvement and therefore we reserve the right to change specifications to our products or services without notice.

3.0 Prices
3.1 All prices for the Goods are in pounds Sterling and exclude Value Added Tax (“VAT”) at the relevant rate ruling on the date of dispatch.
3.2 Whilst every endeavour will be made to maintain the prices in the Literature US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right to alter prices at any time without prior notice.

4.0 Orders
4.1 Credit cards are charged when Goods are dispatched for delivery or collected.
4.2 In the event of the Customer cancelling an order US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right to charge the Customer for any costs accrued up to the time of cancellation.
4.3 US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right not to trade with any person or organization. In addition, and notwithstanding any other provisions of these conditions of sale, US 4 SLUSH LTD may decline to accept the Order, whether or not payment has been received, by giving notice of non-acceptance to the Customer by e-mail, or telephone within 48 hours (excluding weekends or bank holidays) of receipt by US 4 SLUSH LTD of an order. In the event that US 4 SLUSH LTD declines to accept an order in respect of which payment has been received, the full amount of such payment will be refunded.
4.4 US 4 SLUSH LTD will not accept orders with end users or private individuals, therefore all transaction either via the website, by mail order or by telephone will be assumed to be carried out under business to business terms.
4.5 Pre-orders are to be paid in full at the time of order and cannot be cancelled unless US 4 SLUSH LTD fails to deliver within 60 days after the original estimated delivery date.

5.0 Payments
5.1 Payment shall be made by the Customer for all monies owed to US 4 SLUSH LTD in respect of orders for Goods.
5.2 Payment shall be made on order and is acceptable by cash, BACS or all major credit and debit cards.

6.0 Delivery
6.1 Next day dispatch, Monday to Thursday, is normally achieved provided orders have been received by US 4 SLUSH LTD before 12 noon.
Orders received on a Friday will normally be dispatched on the following Monday. No guarantees of delivery time or day are made or implied.
6.2 Deliveries are made by various carriers during their normal business hours, unless otherwise stated this should be Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 18:00 it will be the customer’s responsibility to inform US 4 SLUSH LTD of failed or late deliveries if goods have not arrived when expected. (See also 7.0 to 7.8)
6.3 Your order will be delivered as close to the entrance of your business premises as reasonably possible. Our third-party carries are not obliged to enter your premises or carry goods up stairs or over uneven ground. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that persons taking delivery are able to move the goods from the delivery point. Where heavy items are to be delivered, including slush machines, delivery will be made on a pallet and a tail lift will be used. In these instances, delivery will be considered completed when pallet is off the tail lift.
6.4 Should the customer request the courier to leave a delivery in a ‘safe place’ the customer takes full responsibility for its safety. Neither US 4 SLUSH LTD nor the courier is responsible for any missing consignments.

7.0 Inspection, Transit Delays and Non-Delivery
7.1 The Customer must inspect the Goods as soon as reasonably practicable after delivery and shall within 7 working days of such dispatch give written notice to US 4 SLUSH LTD Customer Services of any defect in the Goods or of any other complaint which the Customer may wish to make about US 4 SLUSH LTD ’s service.
7.2 Queries regarding shortages of Goods must be made within 7 working days of dispatch date and must be accompanied by the dispatch note. Queries regarding goods invoiced but not delivered must be made to US 4 SLUSH LTD Customer Services within 7 days of the invoice date and the invoice number must be quoted.
7.3 If the Customer fails to give such notice, the Goods shall be conclusively presumed to be in all respects in accordance with the Contract and free from any defect which would be apparent on reasonable examination, and the Customer shall be deemed to have accepted the Goods accordingly.
7.4 Should the Customer decide to accept a delivery to them in a damaged condition they must endorse the carrier’s delivery documentation.
7.5 In no circumstances shall US 4 SLUSH LTD be liable to compensate the Customer by way of damages or otherwise for non-delivery or late delivery of the Goods or any loss consequential or otherwise arising from non-delivery or late delivery.
7.6 In the event of a delivery being attempted but nobody is present to accept and sign for it, the goods will be held in storage by our carrier for no more than 3 working days, when, thereafter the goods will be returned to US 4 SLUSH LTD. Where goods have been returned to sender through failed delivery under these circumstances the customer agrees to reimburse US 4 SLUSH LTD for any cost incurred through charges made by our carrier.
7.7 Goods that have been returned to sender as a result of the terms outlined in 7.6 will be held in storage by US 4 SLUSH LTD for a period not exceeding 90 days after which we reserve the right to dispose of the goods and charge a fee of £20 for their disposal.
7.8 Goods that have been returned to sender as a result of the terms outlined in 7.6 can be re-sent at the request of the customer providing the customer agrees to pay the additional delivery cost of £20.00 per box or £125.00 per pallet.

8.0 Cancellations, Returns and faulty goods
8.1 US 4 SLUSH LTD will not accept returns or cancellation of orders either in whole or in part unless prior authorisation has been approved prior to the order as part of the contract and has been communicated in writing to that effect on headed paper. To obtain authorisation for return please contact Customer Services 01202 798100. The returns number must be clearly identified on the dispatch note when the Goods are returned. US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right not to accept returns unless reasonable grounds for rejecting the goods are provided.
8.2 Goods must be returned to US 4 SLUSH LTD in their original condition, along with the relevant dispatch note and returns number in order for the Customer to be eligible for any refund. The Customer must bear all the costs of returning any Goods to US 4 SLUSH LTD.
8.3 Refunds will be made within 14 days minus shipping cost of £20.00 per box sent or £120.00 per pallet.
8.4 In the event that faulty goods have been supplied US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right to repair or replace the goods at our discretion.
8.5 Perishable products are non-refundable and cannot be returned once dispatched. This includes all consumables and slush syrup.

9.0 General Descriptive Matter
9.1 Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, all specifications, illustrations or other details contained in the Literature or any price list or advertising material or otherwise communicated to the Customer are intended merely to present a general idea of the product and nothing contained in any of them shall form part of the Contract.
9.2 US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right without prior notice to discontinue any Goods or to make changes as part of a continuous program of improvement.

10.0 Product Performance
10.1 The responsibility for ensuring that Goods are sufficient and suitable for the Customer’s requirements is that of the Customer save insofar as US 4 SLUSH LTD has specifically advised the Customer in writing on US 4 SLUSH LTD headed documentation that the Goods are sufficient and suitable for the Customer’s purposes having been fully and accurately advised by the Customer of their requirements.

11.0 Machines
 US 4 SLUSH LTD provides a return to base warranty for machines purchased in Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
11.2 Machines are supplied with the following return to base warranties from the date of invoice:

  • New slush machine (purchased with a US 4 SLUSH LTD starter package) – 360 days
  • New slush machine (purchased without a US 4 SLUSH LTD starter package)– 180 days
  • Reconditioned slush machine (purchased with a US 4 SLUSH LTD starter package) – 90 days
  • Reconditioned slush machine (purchased without a US 4 SLUSH LTD starter package)– 30 days

11.3 All installations must be carried out as instructed within the manufacturer’s installation manual, which is supplied with the machine.
11.4 The machine will be eligible for warranty repairs and service support during the specified time period, provided only US 4 SLUSH LTD syrups have been used in the machine. The warranty will become invalid if any other syrup or product has been used.
11.5 The warranty does not cover any fault which is as a result of misuse, negligence, damage, modifications or repair by an unauthorised person. General wear and tear to handles, bowls, lids, drip trays and other plastic outer component parts, or issues caused by failure to follow the instructions for locating, operating, and cleaning the machine are not covered under warranty.
11.6 It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure any issue or problem is identified and reported to US 4 SLUSH LTD immediately.
11.7 Should the customer require support during the warranty period, US 4 SLUSH LTD can organise a courier to collect the machine on the customer’s behalf. Costs are from £60 each way. It is the customer’s responsibility, as the owner, to make sure the machine is safely packaged upright and secured on a pallet, with photographs having been taken ahead of collection.US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right to charge a £150 diagnosis fee prior to looking at any machine under warranty. Once returned to Us 4 Slush Ltd, the machine will be checked over as a priority and if it is deemed that the machine is at fault under warranty, a refund of the diagnosis fee will be issued within 14 days. If it is found that the machine has been damaged due to misuse, US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right to charge for labour and parts to repair the machine accordingly.
11.8 US 4 SLUSH LTD is not responsible for the provision of a replacement machine whilst repairs are being carried out or if a machine is returned to the manufacturer on the customer’s behalf.

12.0 Servicing & Repairs
 All servicing and/or repairs carried out by US 4 SLUSH LTD are completed at our workshop to ensure a high-quality of workmanship. We do not offer on-site servicing on any machine.
 Once any servicing or repairs have been completed, a final invoice for any parts fitted and return courier charges will be provided. We will hold machine(s) for 28 days from the date of the invoice until payment is received. If payment is not received within 28 days of the invoice due date, US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right to charge a storage fee of £5 per day until full payment of the invoice is received.

13.0 Copyright
13.1 US 4 SLUSH LTD owns full copyright in respect of any Literature whether published in paper or electronic form such as CD-ROM or through the Internet.

14.0 Limitation of Liability
14.1 The Customer will be responsible for ensuring the fitness for purpose of the Goods for the Customer’s application.
14.2 US 4 SLUSH LTD accepts no liability whatsoever or howsoever arising in respect of loss, damage or expense arising from errors in information or advice provided whether or not due to US 4 SLUSH LTD’s negligence or that of its employees, agents or subcontractors.
14.3 US 4 SLUSH LTD shall not be liable to the Customer for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage, costs, expenses or other claims for compensation whatsoever (whether caused by the negligence of US 4 SLUSH LTD, its employees or agents or otherwise) which arise out of or in connection with the supply of the Goods or their use or resale by the Customer.
14.4 The entire liability of US 4 SLUSH LTD under or in connection with the Contract with the Customer shall not exceed the price of the Goods

15.0 Food Hazard Risk
15.1 In the event of any Food Hazard Risk, the Customer agrees that time is of the essence and shall inform the Supplier with all the information reasonably available to it concerning the Product or RDP, using the relevant details on the Supplier’s website (https://mrcoolit.com/contact/)
15.2 The Customer shall not institute a recall concerning the Product without first notifying the Supplier and obtaining the Supplier’s written approval of such recall.
15.3 The Supplier, acting reasonably, may (but shall not be required to) take control of, and manage, any recall concerning the Product in accordance with its internal product recall procedure.

16.0 Force Majeure
16.1 US 4 SLUSH LTD shall not be liable to the Customer or deemed to be in breach of Contract by reason of any delay in performing, or any failure to perform, any of US 4 SLUSH LTD’s obligations in relation to Goods, provided that the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond US 4 SLUSH LTD’s reasonable control.

17.0 Changes
17.1 US 4 SLUSH LTD reserves the right to make changes to the above terms and conditions without notice.