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Peter Cook's Guitar World Terms and Conditions

Our Terms and Conditions may be subject to slight revision from time to time dependant on current legislation. It is advised that customers check our terms occasionally. By entering this website it constitutes an acceptance of these terms whether or not you chose to review them. If you have any questions regarding our terms and conditions please contact us.

Peter Cook's Guitar World

In the following Conditions of Sale, Peter Cook's Guitar World, will be referred to as the Company, and the person, firm or company placing an order, will be referred to as the Buyer.

Contract Formation:

Goods or services sold by the Company are subject to the Company's Condition of Sale and these Conditions of Sale shall be the sole terms and conditions of any sale by the Company to the Buyer. Any terms and conditions on the Buyer's order form or other similar document shall not be binding on the Company. Any amendment to the contract must be made and agreed in writing and signed by the Company.


Prices, quantities and delivery times offered in any quotation given by the Company are commercial estimates only and do not constitute an offer, nor are they binding on the Company and may be withdrawn at any time.


Goods will be supplied in accordance with the Company's and or Manufacturer's standard specification for the relevant type of product. The Company reserves the right to supply goods where improvements and or modifications have been made to such specifications, as it thinks desirable.


The Company shall pack all products in such a manner and with such materials and in such quantity as it, in it's discretion, thinks fit.

Orders and Delivery:

Unless otherwise agreed orders will be delivered to the address specified on the Buyer's order by any mode of transportation regarded as suitable by the Company. The Company will make all reasonable efforts to meet delivery dates but cannot be liable to the Buyer for any indirect, direct, special or consequential loss or damage if it is prevented or delayed from delivering the goods or otherwise performing it's obligations under the contract for any reason what so ever. Upon refusal of the Buyer to take delivery of the goods, the Company shall at it's own discretion be entitled to store the goods at the Buyer's risk. The Buyer in addition to the invoice value of the goods shall be liable for additional costs and expenses of such storage and any additional carriage charges incurred, all non-deliveries, alleged shortages, discrepancies or damage must be reported to the Company verbally within three days of receipt, and confirmed in writing within seven days of receipt. The risk of loss or damage to the goods shall pass from the Company to the Buyer, upon delivery of the goods to the Buyer's specified delivery address.


The price payable for the goods shall be as stated on the Company's Quotation, order acknowledgement, and / or amendment to the acknowledgement or any other means communicated to the Buyer. The Company reserves the right to increase the price or vary the terms of payment at any time without prior notice due to, but not limited to, price increases passed on from its suppliers, fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates and any changes in Governmental taxation. It shall notify the Buyer of any price increase or variation in terms prior to dispatch of the goods.


Unless otherwise agreed all payment shall be made in pounds sterling, to the Company or its nominated factoring company. If payment is not made by the Buyer when due, the Company shall have the right, without prejudice to it's other rights, including the right to sue in any event immediately payment is due, to charge interest at the rate of 3% above base rate of Abbey National plc, on a daily basis until payment is made. This interest shall be added to the amount overdue for the period of delay. The withholding of payment by the Buyer in respect of any claim shall not be allowed unless expressly agreed in writing with the Company.

Property in Goods:

The Company shall retain property in the goods until such time as it has received payment in full of all sums due with respect to the contract or any other contract and or account with the Buyer.


All conditions and warranties as to the quality of the goods are hereby excluded except in so much as such exclusion is precluded by law, The Buyer shall have the right to return to the Company at the Company's expense goods which do not conform to specification, provided that: The Buyer makes full inspection of the goods upon receipt. The Buyer notifies the Company in writing of the non-conformity within seven days of receipt. The Company will at it's option repair or replace such goods as its examination confirms that the goods do not comply with the specification . Under no circumstances shall the Company's liability to the Buyer for any breach of warranty, exceed the price paid for the goods to which any claim is made.

Warranty Terms and Exclusions:

New items are covered under warranty against faults in materials and workmanship for a period of 12 months from purchase.

Secondhand items are covered under warranty for a period of 90 days.

Neither the Company nor any of its suppliers will provide a warranty against a neck or a headstock break on any guitar. Similarly the Company provides no warranty against damage or failure of goods through accident, negligence, or misuse.

The Company does not offer a warranty on any instrument or equipment shipped outside the UK.

Valves and fuses are covered under warranty for 90 days from purchase.

In buying an instrument or equipment of vintage or vintage reissue nature, the Buyer agrees to make allowance for all shortcomings in functionality of such a design.


The Company shall under no circumstances be liable to the Buyer for any indirect, special or consequential loss (including anticipated loss of profit) death or personal injury howsoever caused arising either from a breach or non performance of any of its obligations under the contract.


Should the Buyer make default in any payment or otherwise be in breach of its obligations to the Company or give cause to the Company of its liability to make payment against this or any other contract with the Company, then the Company without prejudice to any other rights may suspend or cancel any uncompleted part of this and any other contract with the buyer.

Force Majeure:

The Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by the Buyer as the direct or indirect result of the supply of goods being prevented, restricted, hindered or delayed by reason of any circumstances outside the control of the Company.


The failure of the Company to insist upon the strict performance of any of the terms and conditions in the contract shall not be construed as a waiver of any such term or condition and shall in no way effect the Company's rights to enforce such provision later.


If any of the terms and conditions of the contract shall be found to be invalid, ineffective or unenforceable, then any such term shall in no way effect any other terms and conditions of the contract.


Orders once accepted cannot be cancelled without mutual agreement between the Buyer and Company in which case the Buyer agrees to indemnify the Company for all losses suffered as a result of the cancellation.

Compliance With Export Control:

Where the Buyer is to supply goods outside of the United Kingdom, it is the Buyer's responsibility to ensure that any necessary Export Licensing is obtained and that Japanese and or COCOM formalities are adhered to. The Company cannot be liable for failure to notify the Buyer of it's responsibilities for goods which are destined for export in whatever form.

Compliance To Life Support Restrictions.

Our products are not authorised for use as critical components in life dependant or support devices, equipment or systems without the express written approval of The Company.

Governing Law:

Any contract entered into between the Company and the Buyer shall be covered in all respects by English Law.

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