Terms and Conditions

Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale

Terms of Agreement. Seller’s (S2 Media) acceptance of any offer by Buyer to purchase the products is expressly conditional upon Buyer’s assent to all the terms and conditions herein, unless expressly agreed to in writing by Seller.

Time of Delivery. Seller shall have the right to specify date of delivery, but the deadline for placing orders for same day shipments is 1:30 p.m. PST

Delivery in Lots. Seller shall have the right to deliver all of the goods at one time or in portions from time to time.

Place of Delivery. The goods shall be delivered at Buyer’s address last known to Seller.

Method of Transfer. By same day shipping, Seller generally achieves one or two-day ground delivery. Seller will ship ground unless otherwise specified by Buyer, understanding additional fee may be associated with expedited orders and shipping methods.

Shipping Terms. Shipping terms are F.O.B. Destination, freight prepay and add. This means that Seller pays the freight and adds the freight charges to its invoice to Buyer. Seller retains title and risk of loss while the goods are in transit. Seller selects the carrier. Claims for loss or damage attributable to the carrier are Seller’s responsibility. Buyer must note visible loss or damage on the delivery receipt before signing for the shipment and report claims to Seller within five business days after delivery of shipment. In any situation of damage, it is recommended pictures are taken of the product in question and sent to the Seller within 5 business days.

Force Majeure. Shipping dates are estimated, and Seller shall not be liable for loss or damage due to delay in manufacture or delivery resulting from any cause beyond its reasonable control including, but not limited to, act of nature (e.g., earthquakes, extreme weather conditions, such as floods), war or threat of war, terrorist act, blockade, revolution, riot, civil commotion, fire, industrial action/strike, government action, embargo, unavailability of goods, default of suppliers, loss or breakdown of carrying vessel, and any delays resulting from any such cause shall extend the time for delivery correspondingly.

Amount of Price. The price to be paid by Buyer shall be that contained on Seller’s quotation to Buyer (until the expiration date) or on the price list last published at www.S2CM.COM before the time of shipment of the goods. The prices set forth there do not include sales or use taxes, duties or fees, or shipping or handling charges. Buyer shall be invoiced those amounts, where the shipping and handling charges shall apply that are last posted on Seller’s website before the time of shipment of the goods.

Time of Payment. Where credit is extended, payment is net 30 days from the date of invoice. Unless Buyer is extended credit terms by Seller, Buyer shall pay for the goods prior to shipment. Buyer is responsible for a 1.5% finance charge per month on past due accounts and all expenses of collections, including reasonable attorney’s fees.

Cancellation. An order once placed with and accepted by Seller can be cancelled only with Seller’s consent and upon terms that will indemnify Seller against loss.
Limitation of Liability. The liability of Seller under this Agreement, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise, shall not, except as expressly provided herein, exceed Buyer’s purchase price on which such liability is based.

Exclusion of Damages. SELLER HEREBY EXCLUDES AND IN NO EVENT SHALL BE LIABLE TO BUYER FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS.

Product Return or Credit, due to the nature of culture media returned product will not be accepted. Refunds and Credits due to damaged product must meet all above conditions and agreed on by the Seller will be refunded using the same form of payment as the product was processed under.