Terms and Conditions

CONDITIONS OF SALE

THERE IS A MINIMUM ORDER REQUIREMENT OF $1,000.00USD. BACK ORDERS OVER $100.00 WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNLESS AUTOMATICALLY CANCELLED BY THE TERMS OF THIS PURCHASE ORDER. MEF MODERN EVENT FURNITURE INC. (“MEF”) IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PRICING OR APPLICATION ERRORS ON THIS PURCHASE ORDER, WHETHER MADE BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF MEF OR BY THE CUSTOMER. CANCELLED, REFUSED OR RETURNED ORDERS ARE SUBJECT TO A 25% RESTOCKING FEE. THIS BALANCE WILL BE INVOICED TO THE CUSTOMER’S ACCOUNT AND MUST BE PAID BEFORE ANY FURTHER ORDERS ARE SHIPPED. FREIGHT CHARGES FOR UNCLAIMED OR REFUSED ORDERS WILL BE CHARGED TO THE CUSTOMER AND MUST BE PAID IN ADDITION TO THE NEW FREIGHT AMOUNT IF THE ORDER IS RE-SHIPPED. ALTERNATIVELY IF THE ORDER IS NOT RE-SHIPPED, THE CHARGE WILL BE POSTED TO THE CUSTOMER’S ACCOUNT FOR PAYMENT BEFORE ANY FURTHER ORDERS ARE SHIPPED OUT. MEF MUST SHIP BY CANCEL DATE ON THE FRONT OF THIS PURCHASE ORDER FOR IT TO REMAIN VALID, BUT IS PERMITTED A 5 BUSINESS DAY LEEWAY AFTER THE CANCEL DATE FOR GOODS TO ARRIVE AT THE CUSTOMER’S PLACE OF BUSINESS. SPECIAL OR CUSTOM ORDERS MAY NOT BE CANCELLED OR REFUSED FOR ANY REASON. IF A MANUFACTURING DELAY IS FORSEEN, MEF WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMER.

DUE TO UNFORSEEN VARIABLES IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. MEF SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR FAILURE TO PRODUCE ANY ITEM OR ORDER FOR ANY REASON INCLUDING FORCES OF NATURE, ACTS OF GOVERNMENT (LOCAL OR FOREIGN), LABOR DISPUTES, MATERIAL SHORTAGE, TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS, ETC. MEF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE ANY PURCHASE ORDER AT ITS DISCRETION.

PAYMENT TERMS

ALL ORDERS SHIPPED FROM OUR SOUTH FLORIDA WAREHOUSE MUST BE PREPAID IN FULL BY VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS OR WIRE TRANSFER. FACTORY DIRECT ORDERS REQUIRE A 50% NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT AT TIME OF ORDER PLACEMENT BY WIRE TRANSFER ONLY WITH THE BALANCE DUE PRIOR TO SHIPMENT BY WIRE TRANSFER.

CLAIMS & RETURNS

SHIPMENT AND ITS CONTENTS MUST BE INSPECTED PRIOR TO ACCEPTING DELIVERY. DO NOT SIGN THE BILL OF LADING PRIOR TO INSPECTION FOR GLASS, MARBLE OR OTHER ITEMS MARKED “FRAGILE”. ANY DAMAGE MUST BE REPORTED WITHIN 24 HOURS OF DELIVERY OR A CLAIM WILL NOT BE HONORED. TO MAKE A CLAIM, PLEASE CONTACT MEF AT 1.877.999.1MEF AND SEND AN EMAIL WITH A DETAILED EXPLANATION AND PHOTOGRAPHS, TO INFO@MODERNEVENTFURNITURE.COM. IF FOR ANY REASON THE GOODS CAN NOT BE INSPECTED BEFORE DELIVERY, PLEASE NOTE ANY EXTERIOR DAMAGE TO THE PACKAGING AND WRITE “GOODS SUBJECT TO INSPECTION” ON THE DELIVERY SLIP.

IF THERE IS VISIBLE DAMAGE FOUND AFTER 24 HOURS, ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, MEF WILL ISSUE A RETURN AUTHORIZATION NUMBER. THIS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE GOODS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS A RETURN. THIS STRICTLY SIGNIFIES A RIGHT TO HAVE THE GOODS SHIPPED BACK TO MEF AND INSPECTED. IF A RETURN IS NOT ACCEPTED THE SHIPPING CHARGES TO AND FROM THE CUSTOMER WILL BE CHARGED BACK TO THE CUSTOMER. SPECIAL OR CUSTOM ORDERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR RETURNS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. ONLY AUTHORIZED RETURNS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND MUST ACCOMPANY AN RA# ISSUED BY MEF DIRECTLY (NOT BY ANY INDEPENDENT SALES PERSON OR OTHER), WHICH RA# IS TO BE MARKED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE SHIPMENT. ACCEPTED RETURNS WILL BE EITHER REPLACED WITH THE SAME OR SIMILAR ITEM OR IF NOT AVAILABLE, CREDITED TO THE CUSTOMER’S ACCOUNT IN MEF’S SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION.

SHIPPING & HANDLING

ALL STOCK ORDERS ARE SHIPPED F.O.B. MEF’S SOUTH FLORIDA WAREHOUSE, VIA CARRIER OF MEF’S CHOICE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED BY CUSTOMER. ANY GOOFD SHIPPED ON A CUSTOMERS ACCOUNT OR BY AN ALTERNATE CARRIER NOMINATED BY THE CUSTOMER ARE SUBJECT TO THE CUSTOMERS RISK. MEF ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY ONCE THE GOODS LEAVE MEF’S FACILITY. CANADIAN SPECIAL ORDERS ARE SHIPPED F.O.B. MEF’S MONTREAL WAREHOUSE VIA CARRIER OF MEF’S CHOICE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED BY CUSTOMER. IF A CUSTOMER WISHES TO DESIGNATE AN ALTERNATE CARRIER, MEF MUST BE ADVISED AT TIME OF ORDER BY PROVIDING WRITTEN DETAILS AT TIME OF ORDER, INCLUDING COURIER OR FREIGHT FORWARDER NAME, TELEPHONE, CONTACT, AND PREPAID ACCOUNT NUMBER SO THAT SHIPPING CHARGES CAN BE ACCURATELY BILLED TO THE CORRECT PARTY.

DOMESTIC FREIGHT IS INSURED NOT EXCEEDING $.90 PER POUND UNLESS REQUESTED IN WRITING TO SHIP AT ACTUAL VALUE OR AT A DIFFERENT CLASS.

LEAD TIMES

STOCK ORDERS TO BE SHIPPED FROM OUR SOUTH FLORIDA WAREHOUSE WILL BE SHIPPED WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS. CUSTOM ORDERS. QUANTITIES AND COLORS NOT AVAILABLE IN STOCK WILL REQUIRE FACTORY DIRECT LEAD TIMES OR UNTIL SUCH TIME THAT A CONSOLIDATION IS MADE.

FACTORY DIRECT LEAD TIMES WILL VARY DEPENDING ON ORDERS IN QUEUE AND FACTORY CAPACITY ANYWHERE FROM 10-18 WEEKS. ORDERS PLACED 60 DAYS BEFORE AND DURING THE MONTH OF CHINESE NEW YEAR WILL EXPERIENCE LONGER DELAYS TO BE QUOTED AT TIME OF ORDER PLACEMENT.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL MEF BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOSS OF PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE MEF PRODUCTS. ANY USE OF PRODUCT HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, PERSONAL INJURY OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION ON CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF MEF HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.

YOUR SAFETY IS YOUR OWN RESPONSIBILITY, INCLUDING PROPER USE OF EQUIPMENT, SAFETY GEAR, AND DETERMINING WHETHER YOU HAVE ADEQUATE SKILL AND EXPERIENCE. MEF DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES IN CASE OF TAMPERING WITH ANY PRODUCT. WHEN WORKING WITH ELECTRICAL FIXTURES, ALL POWER MUST BE SHUT OFF OR BE UNPLUGGED. USE BULBS THAT ARE THE PROPER WATTAGE FOR THE LAMP OR LIGHT FIXTURE. A BULB WHOSE WATTAGE IS TOO HIGH MAY OVERHEAT.

PROPRIETARY DESIGNS

ALL DESIGNS ARE PROPRIETARY PROPERTY OF MEF AND SUBJECT TO ALL PROTECTION AFFORDED SAME. ANY ATTEMPT OR ACTUAL USE OF ANY DESIGN, INCLUDING THE CREATION OF ANY DERIVATIVE DESIGN, SHALL ENTITLE MEF TO SEE INJUCTIVE RELIEF IN ADDITION TO DAMAGES AS PROVIDED BY STATE AND FEDERAL LAW.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

ANY DISPUTE OR ACTION ARISING UNDER THIS AGREEMENT SHALL LIE IN BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA AND SHALL BE ENFORCED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; SHOULD IT BECOME NECESSARY FOR MEF TO ENFORCE ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, THEN, IN THAT EVENT, MEF SHALL BE ENTITLED TO THE RECOVERY OF ALL OF ITS REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COSTS (INCLUDING APPEAL AND HEARING TO DETERMINE SAID FEES/COSTS). IN THE EVENT ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT IS FOUND BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE ILLEGAL OR UNENFORCEABLE, THE REMAINDER OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT AS IF SAID ILLEGAL OR UNENFORCEABLE PROVISION WERE NOT INCLUDED HEREIN; THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE BINDING UPON AND SHALL INURE TO THE BENEFIT OF THE MEF AND CUSTOMER, THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS OR LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES; THE HEADINGS OF PARAGRAPHS ARE FOR CONVENIENCE OF REFERENCE ONLY AND SHALL NOT, IN ANY WAY, AFFECT THE INTERPRETATION OR CONSTURCTION OF THIS AGREEMENT; TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE AS TO ALL PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT; WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL--THE PARTIES HEREBY KNOWINGLY, VOLUNTARILY AND INTENTIONALLY WAIVE THE RIGHT ANY OF THEM MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT TO ANY LITIGATION BASED HEREON, OR ARISING OUT OF, UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY DOCUMENT CONTEMPLATED TO BE EXECUTED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT.

COLORS, PRICES & DESIGNS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE