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Terms and Conditions
 

QUOTATION
A quotation not accepted within thirty (30) days is subject to review.

ORDER CANCELLATION
In the case of an order cancellation, if Designs Unlimited, Inc. has already commenced working on the order, it shall be entitled to full reimbursement for any costs already incurred, including penalties or restocking charges that sellers or suppliers may charge.
 
EXPERIMENTAL WORK
Experimental work performed at the customer’s request, such as sketches, drawings, composition, screens, presswork, and materials will be charged for at current rates and may not be used without consent of the Designs Unlimited, Inc..
 
PREPARATION WORK
Sketches, copy, dummies and all preparatory work created or furnished by Designs Unlimited, Inc. shall remain the exclusive property of Designs Unlimited, Inc. and no use of same shall be made. Likewise, no ideas obtained therefrom may be used, except upon permission and compensation to be determined by Designs Unlimited, Inc..
 
CONDITION OF CUSTOMER SUPPLIED ARTWORK
Estimates for printing are based on customer supplying same size or larger high-resolution raster artwork that is “scanner-ready” or vector-based artwork requiring no touch-up or clean-up. Additional time needed to make artwork ready shall be billed at current rates.
 
PREPARATORY MATERIALS
Artwork, type, screens, negatives, positives, color separations and other items when supplied by Designs Unlimited, Inc. shall remain its exclusive property unless otherwise agreed in writing.
 
ALTERATIONS
Alterations represent work performed in addition to the original specifications. Such additional work shall be charged at current rates and be supported with documentation upon request.
 
PROOFS
Electronic or paper proofs are provided to the customer at no additional charge in most cases. If revised proofs are desired, request must be made when proofs are returned. Designs Unlimited, Inc. regrets any errors that may occur through production undetected, but cannot be held responsible for errors if the work is printed per customer’s approval or if changes are communicated verbally. Printer shall not be responsible for errors if the customer has not ordered or has refused to accept proofs or has failed to return proofs with indication of changes or has instructed printer to proceed without submission of proofs.
 
PRESS PROOFS
Unless specifically provided in Designs Unlimited, Inc.'s quotation, press proofs will be charged for at current rates. Any changes, corrections, or lost press time due to customer’s change of mind or delay will be charged for at current rates.
 
COLOR PROOFING
Because of differences in equipment, garments, inks, and other conditions between color proofing and production pressroom operations, a reasonable variation in color between color proofs and the completed job shall constitute acceptable delivery.
 
OVERRUNS AND UNDERRUNS
Overruns or underruns not to exceed 10% on quantities ordered and/or the percentage agreed upon over or under quantities ordered shall constitute acceptable delivery. Designs Unlimited will bill for actual quantity delivered within this tolerance. If customer requires guaranteed “no less than” delivery, percentage tolerance of overage must be doubled.
 
CUSTOMER'S PROPERTY
Designs Unlimited, Inc. will maintain fire, extended coverage, vandalism, malicious mischief and sprinkler leakage insurance on all property belonging to the customer, while such property is in the possession of Designs Unlimited. Designs Unlimited Inc.’s liability for such property shall not exceed the amount recoverable from such insurance.
 
DELIVERY
Unless otherwise specified, the price quoted is for a single shipment, without storage, F.O.B. local customer’s place of business or F.O.B. Designs Unlimited, Inc.’s platform for out-of-town customers. Proposals are based on continuous and uninterrupted delivery of complete order, unless specifications distinctly state otherwise. Charges related to delivery from customer to Designs Unlimited, Inc., or from customer’s supplier to Designs Unlimited, Inc. , are not included in any quotations unless specified. Special priority pickup delivery service will be provided at current rates upon customer’s request. Materials delivered from customer or their suppliers are verified and Designs Unlimited, Inc. cannot accept liability for shortage based on supplier’s tickets. Title for finished work shall pass to the customer upon delivery to carrier at shipping point or upon mailing of invoices for finished work, whichever occurs first.
 
PRODUCTION SCHEDULES
Production schedules will be established and adhered to by customer and Designs Unlimited, Inc., provided that neither shall incur any liability or penalty or delays due to state of war, riot, civil disorder, fire, strikes, accidents, action of government or civil authority, and acts of God or other causes beyond the control of customer or Designs Unlimited, Inc..
 
TERMS
An advanced deposit of 50% of the total order price is required on orders from all new customers. Designs Unlimited, Inc. will not commence work until amount has been paid. Unless otherwise arranged, buyer shall pay the balance due on the order at the time of delivery.
 
CUSTOMER-FURNISHED MATERIAL
Garments, stock, camera copy, film, color separations, and other customer furnished materials shall be manufactured, packaged, and delivered to printer’s specifications. Additional cost due to delays or impaired production cause by specification deficiencies shall be charged to the customer.
 
GENERAL WARRANTY
Designs Unlimited, Inc. shall disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of merchandisability or warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. Although DUI uses quality materials, due to the wide variation in laundering conditions and detergents, printer does not guarantee against fading or shrinkage of garments during laundering.
 
DYE LOT
Due to the practice of batch processing knitted goods when they are dyed, Designs Unlimited, Inc. cannot guarantee consistency of color on garments from dye lot to dye lot or from one order to the next.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Designs Unlimited, Inc. reserves the right to substitute materials of equal or better quality with notification, unless advance notification is previously agreed to in writing.
 
REJECTS
Buyer shall have the right to purchase reject material at a reduced cost to be determined by Designs Unlimited, Inc. If buyer declines to purchase rejects, Designs Unlimited, Inc. has the right to sell them as seconds or irregulars in any manner it sees fit. If buyer provided the goods to print on they shall be entitled to all rejects. Reject rates on buyers’ goods shall be within expected industry standards. Designs Unlimited, Inc. shall not be obligated to purchase rejects from buyer unless a specific reject rate ceiling is agreed to in writing.
 
INDEMNIFICATION
The customer shall indemnify and hold harmless the printer from any and all loss, cost, expense, and damages on account of any and all manner of claims, demands, actions, and proceedings that may be instituted against the printer on grounds alleging that the said printing violates any copyright or any proprietary right of any person, or that it contains any matter that is libelous or scandalous, or invades any person’s right to privacy or other personal rights except to the extent that the printer has contributed to the matter. The customer agrees to, at the customers’ own expense, promptly defend and continue the defense of any such claim, demand, action, or proceeding that may be brought against Designs Unlimited, Inc., provided that Designs Unlimited, Inc. shall promptly notify the customer with respect thereto, and provided further that Designs Unlimited, Inc. shall give to the customer such reasonable time as the urgency of the situation may permit in which to undertake and continue the defense thereof.

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DESIGNS UNLIMITED, INC. • 201 S. PEARL • TEUTOPOLIS, IL 62467