Terms of Use


These terms cover your use of this website during your current visit; they may have changed when you next visit. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Argosy Components Ltd's relationship with you in regard to this website.

In these terms 'we', Argosy, 'us' and 'our' mean Argosy Components Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 1839563.

1. Your use of this website

You may:

  • View the content of this website during your visit.
  • Save a copy of the content on your computer as a cache copy (this is created automatically by your computer).
  • Save or print out a copy of any content in connection with your purchase of any goods through this website.

You must:

  • Immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security you encounter.
  • Be at least 10 years old and a human being.

You must not:

  • Use this website in any way for which its use was not expressly intended
  • Access this website using any non-standard browser or system
  • Modify the content of this website, except your personal data where allowed by the site, either on the server or on anywhere your local machine
  • Use another person's account at any time, without the express permission of the account holder.
  • Make any copies of the websites content not covered by the permissions granted above.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of the system
  • Use any email address displayed on this site either staff or customer, for the purpose of advertising or mail-shooting
Any unauthorized use of this website may give to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, the United Kingdom and the European Union. If you choose to access this Site from outside of this region, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

2. Information on this website

We either own the intellectual property rights in the content of this website or we have a license use it on this website.

The information, materials and services provided on or via this Site are provided "AS IS" without any warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of compliance with applicable laws, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights including intellectual property rights and is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

3. No assurances or liability

We have taken some precautions to reduce the risk of viruses and other malicious code being transmitted through this website, but we do not give any assurance that these are sufficient to prevent this happening. All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied are excluded, including any which would otherwise be implied by virtue of: any rule of law; the nature of the website; the materials on it; the goods advertised there; any general commercial practices.

We have no liability to you in connection with your use of this website, or your reliance on any material displayed on this website, even if we are in breach of these terms or have been negligent. As special exceptions, we do not restrict our liability for fraud (including fraudulent misrepresentation) or personal injury (whether or not it results in death) resulting from our negligence.

4. Information about you

We will process any personal information which we acquire through your use of this website in accordance with our privacy policy. By accepting these terms, you give us permission to do so. You can find further details about our Cookie Policy by clicking here.

Other than personally identifiable information, that is covered by our 'Privacy Policy', any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Site ("Communications") will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Argosy will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. You will grant Argosy and its designees a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display throughout the world in any media the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site an unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or other material that would violate any law. Argosy reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content.

5. Intellectual Property

We either own the intellectual property rights in the content of this website or we have a license use it on this website, this material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.

6. Child Supervision

We are concerned about the safety and privacy of our users, particularly children. Parents who wish to allow their children access to and use of the Website/Services should supervise such access and use. By allowing your child access to the Services you are allowing your child access to all of the Services, including email, bulletin boards, news feeds and/or other message or communication facilities. It is therefore your responsibility to determine which Services are appropriate for your child. Always use caution when revealing personally identifiable information about yourself or your children via any of the Services.

7. General Conditions

Neither party is liable for anything which is beyond their reasonable control.

If for some reason beyond Argosy's reasonable control, we are unable to or it would not be commercially viable for us to, continue to supply any of our services, we may cease to supply that service, ending any agreement between us for its supply. If we do so, we will return to you a fair proportion of any sum you have paid us in advance for the supply of that service, taking into account the service we have already supplied to you.

These website terms of use do not affect your rights and remedies in connection with your purchase of any goods through this website. All such purchases are subject to our terms of sale.

8. Special license restrictions for non-human visitors

Special restrictions on a visitor's license to access the Website apply to Non-Human Visitors. Non-Human Visitors include, but are not limited to, web spiders, bots, indexers, robots, crawlers, harvesters, or any other computer programs designed to access, read, compile or gather content from the Website automatically. Non-Human Visitors are restricted from taxing the resources of the Website beyond what would be typical of a human visitor.

Furthermore, email addresses on this site are considered proprietary intellectual property of Argosy. It is recognized that these email addresses are provided for human visitors alone, and have value in part because they are accessible only to said human visitors. By continuing to access the Website, You acknowledge and agree that each email address the Website contains has a value not less than 300GBP derived from their relative secrecy. You further agree that the compilation, storage, and potential distribution of these addresses by Non-Human Visitors substantially diminish the value of these addresses. Intentional collection, harvesting, gathering, or storing email addresses by Non-Human Visitors is recognized under this agreement as a violation of this agreement and expressly prohibited.

Terms of Sale

1. Acceptance of Orders
All contracts of sale made by Argosy Components Ltd ('the Company') shall be deemed to incorporate these Terms and Conditions which shall prevail over any other document or communications from the party with whom the Company is dealing ('the Customer'). All orders are accepted and fulfilled subject to these conditions of sale unless otherwise varied by agreement in writing.

2. New Accounts
Customers wishing to open a credit account should send bank and other trade references.

3. Quotations
Quotations will only be valid for 7 days E&OE.

4. Invoices
Goods are invoiced at the prices ruling at the time of despatch. VAT will be added to all goods or services supplied at the rate in force at the date of the invoice.

5. Delivery
a) Delivery times and pricing is to the best of our knowledge, correct at the time of quoting.
b) Whilst every effort will be made to despatch goods on time, no liability can be accepted by the Company for failure to deliver within the advertised times.
c) The Company will accept no liability for shortages, damage to or non-delivery of goods unless the Customer notifies the Company in writing within seven days of receipt of goods, or receipt of invoice.
d) If for any reason the Customer fails or refuses to accept delivery of the goods at the time such goods are due and ready for delivery and it is established that the Customer is in breach of contract, the Company may sell or otherwise dispose of the goods without prejudice to the Company's right of legal redress for loss suffered in consequence of the Customer's failure to take delivery of such goods.
d) Where product weight is unknow an estimation may be used to facilitate shipping calculations, any difference is non refundable. 

6. Payment Terms
Unless otherwise expressly stated, credit account invoices are due and payable in sterling 30 days from the date of invoice. Overdue invoices will be subject to late payment charges at 2% over base rate per week until settled.

7. Product Specifications, Dimensions etc.
a) Actual dimensions, specifications and quantities may in certain circumstances vary from those shown in the catalogue. The Company shall not accept any liability or be deemed to be in breach of contract where such variations are beyond the Company's control.
b) In the event that the Company is unable to supply goods as ordered by the Customer, the Company reserves the right to substitute goods of equal or superior quality comparable or compatible with the goods ordered at the same price.

8. Property and Title
No property or title to goods shall pass from the Company to the Customer unless and until the customer has made full and complete payment to the Company of all sums due from the Customer in respect of the goods and the Customer shall indemnify the Company against any loss or damage to the goods prior to the passing of property therein whilst in the customer's custody.

9. Force Majeure
In the event that the company is prevented from carrying out its obligations under a contract for sale as a result of any cause beyond its control such as but not limited to Acts of God, war, strikes, lock-outs, flood and failure of third parties to deliver goods, the Company shall be relieved of its obligations and liabilities under such contract of sale for as long as such fulfilment is prevented.

10. Trade Name and Mark
Indications of trade names or marks (other than those of the Company) shown in the catalogues or other documentation of the company are not restricted to indications of manufacture but may be indicative of general use or of systems, machines, etc. associated with the use of such products.

11. Cancellations or Returns
a) Since under normal circumstances goods are dispatched on the same day as receipt of order, cancellation of orders cannot be accepted.
b) Undamaged and fully marketable goods may be returned by prior agreement of the Company who reserve the right to make a cancellation & administration charge equaling 40% of the returned product's value.

12. Warranty
The goods sold by the Company are warranted free from defects in materials and workmanship. If goods are found to be defective in respect of materials or workmanship only within 90 days of the delivery the company will at its option replace the defective goods or refund the purchase price.

13. The Company's Liability
a) The Company shall under no circumstances whatsoever be liable for any indirect or consequential loss howsoever caused.
b) The Company's liability in respect of breach or non-performance of any order shall be limited to the value of the goods to which the claim relates.

14. Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
In compliance with Section 6 of the above Act the Company confirms that the goods supplied do not present a hazard to health and safety when properly used for the purpose for which they are designed and provided also that the Customer or its employees and agents take reasonable and normal precautions in their use.

15. Applicable Law
Every contract to which these Terms and Conditions shall apply shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the Laws of England.

17. Sanctions
Argosy does not sanction the shipment of goods to any countries embargoed by the U.K. or USA governments. If any goods ordered from Argosy are destined for embargoed countries, we request that Argosy are notified prior to shipment


Modern Slavery Act of 2015

Argosy Componenets Ltd can state with assurance that as a company, neither slavery nor human trafficking exist in any of its businesses and that such practices would be a violation of our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct. We are not aware that these practices exist in our supply chain but commit that we will work with our suppliers to insure that these practices do not exist and make sure that new suppliers also meet this requirement.

WEEE Directive 2007

Argosy Componenets Ltd is fully compliant with the WEEE Directive 2002/96/EC and relevant national regulations under the WEEE Regulations, which came into force in July 2007. Argosy is a member of the WeeeCare compliance scheme, who will act on our behalf for the collection, treatment and reporting of all Argosy's WEEE responsibilities.
Our WEEE Environment Agency Producer Registration Number is : WEE/DJ1333XT.

VELCRO® is a registered trademark of Velcro BVBA. Used with permission

Argosy Components Ltd is incorporated in England
Registered in England No. 1839563. Registered Office: 30 Upper High Street Thame OX9 3EZ.
Argosy is the trading name of Argosy Components Ltd