The following conditions apply to all offers, quotations , work orders, purchase orders, orders, deliveries, contracts and other documents which may establish commitments on the part of Hasselt University, in the absence of any express agreement to the contrary between Hasselt University and the client. All other terms of the client (such as the client's general conditions) are regarded as non-existent.
For scientific services the conditions listed under "Conditions for scientific services” are applicable.
- Offers / Purchase orders
- Prices and conditions, whether quoted orally or in writing, apply for thirty (30) days after the quotation date.
- The agreement is confirmed by sending a signed copy of this quotation, within the aforementioned period, to Hasselt University, whose contact details are indicated on the quotation.
- Hasselt University has the right to correct mistakes by showing that the prices specified in the quotation or agreement differ to a significant extent from the price normally charged to its clients.
The amounts mentioned in this quotation exclude VAT and any bank costs, which are payable by the client. Travel expenses are likewise not included. If a private car is used, a charge of thirty-five euro cents (€ 0.35) per kilometre will be applied in addition to a travel time allowence.
Unless otherwise mentioned in the quotation, Hasselt University will invoice the amounts due after performance of the services. Invoices should be paid within thirty (30) days of the invoice date, by transferring the amount to IBAN account number BE77 0010 1870 7942 of UHasselt, in the indicated currency. Any outstanding amount will be increased as of right by late-payment interest of eight percent (8%) per month and an additional administration fee of one hundred and five euros (€ 105). In the event parties have agreed to interim payments, all outstanding services will be suspended if payment terms are not respected.
Complaints regarding the delivery should be made within 8 days of delivery by registered post to UHasselt. Complaints regarding the invoice must be made within 8 days of the invoice date by registered post to UHasselt. The notification of a complaint does not entitle the buyer to defer or suspend payment of the price, even in part.
- Applicable law and jurisdiction
This agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Belgium. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hasselt in case of disputes that might arise out of or in connection with this agreement and that cannot be settled amicably between the parties.
- Other provisions
These general conditions of sale shall not affect provisions in agreements between Hasselt University and the client, including in particular - but not limited to - agreements in the context of contract research, project research and scientific services. All provisions of such agreements remain valid. In the event of any conflict between these general terms and conditions and the provisions of the aforementioned agreements, the provisions of the aforementioned agreements take precedence.