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Sales Conditions

  1. Gruppo Cordenons S.p.A. (the "Company'') sells its products under the terms and conditions set forth herein below. Any amendments or exceptions should be specifically agreed m writing and shall solely be valid and effective for the agreement to which it relates.
  2. Each and any order procured by the Company's agents, distributors and sales representatives shall be subject to the Company's unquestionable approval in writing. The customer shall verify the details set forth in the confirmation of the order and immediately notify in writing any discrepancy to the Company. Except in the case of gross material error, should the customer fail to notify the discrepancy within 3 (three) calendar days following receipt by the customer of the confirmation of the order, the agreement shall be deemed to have been entered into between the Company and the customer, under the terms and conditions set forth in the confirmation of the order. Should the Company not accept the above mentioned orders, no contractual or extra-contractual liability shall arise towards the Company itself.
  3. The agreement shall be considered entered into in Milan, where the Company has its registered office, regardless of the actual place where the order is collected, the products delivered or the customer's legal registered office is located.
  4. The customer forfeits its entitlement to the Warranty (as hereinafter defined), unless the customer notifies to the Company the defects of the purchased products within 8 (eight) calendar days following the receipt of the above mentioned products. The defects should be notified in writing and in detail, setting forth, among other things, the reel or pallet number, to enable the Company to promptly verify such data. With regard to the paper sizes and weights, the allowances set forth by CEPAC - European Confederation of Pulp, Paper and Board industries - shall apply.
  5. if the event of a dispute arising between the Company and the customer in respect to the notified defects concerning the quality and the condition of the products, such dispute shall be finally settled by the Experimental Cellulose, Paper, and Vegetable and Synthetic Textile Fibres Station of Milan - (Stazione Sperimentale Cellulosa, Carta e Fibre Tessili Vegetali ed Artificiali di Milano) which shall act as an arbitrator and shall decide ex aequo et bono ("equity") and the nature of the award shall be irritual. The costs of the procedure shall be borne in full by the losing party.
  6. If the notified defects are acknowledged by the Company or ascertained according to the above procedure, the customer shall solely and exclusively be entitled to demand the replacement of the defective products. The Company shall replace them within a reasonable period of time, depending on the time required for manufacturing and delivery. The customer shall not be entitled to claim any other right, demand or action, including, but not limited to, damages, nor shall the customer be entitled to suspend or fail to fulfill its obligations, including payments for the purchased products (the "Warranty"). The customer shall not be entitled to raise any objection, unless they concern the agreement' s nullity, voidability and rescission, in order to avoid or delay the performance of its obligations, including the obligation to pay to the Company the consideration, in whole or in part, for the purchased products. This provision shall not apply in case of eviction resulting from the Company's own acts.
  7. No warranty is provided in respect to the sale of left-over second-rate paper or stocks.
  8. For no reason whatsoever shall the Company be held responsible vis-à­ vis the customer for an aggregate amount of money exceeding the price of the products purchased by the customer pursuant to the agreement from which the Company's above mentioned liability arises.
  9. In the event of slight negligence (''colpa lieve"), indirect damages and/or profit losses, however, the Company shall not be held liable. The customer shall have the legai title and the ownership of the products purchased from the Company only upon payment on its part, and upon the effective, conclusive collection by the Company, of the whole price. However the customer shall bear the products' risks upon delivery of the products. It is understood that the products will be carried at the customer's own risk even if sold "free of carriage".
  10. The payment of the products price shall be made, and shall in any case be considered as made, in Milan, at the Company's registered office, regardless of the place where the bills or drafts are issued for payment. This provision shall also apply to any other form of payment that may have been accepted, as an exception, in a different place.
  11. The time limit for the fulfillment of the payment obligation of the purchased products is exclusively set in favor of the Company. Upon expiration of the Client's obligation to pay the price of the products, regardless of any default action, delay interests shall accrue on the products price for an amount equal to the official discount rate, plus 5 (five) percentage points, and the Company shall be entitled to issue a draft on demand. The Company shall be entitled to forthwith demand the fulfillment of the customer's obligations in the event of the customer's insolvency.
  12. If the customer fails to timely fulfill its obligations, the Company shall be entitled either to withdraw from any existing agreement entered into with the customer, or to refuse to fulfill its own obligations towards the customer, without any further obligations and without prejudice to any other of the Company's right.
  13. The Company will be entitled to suspend the fulfillment of its own obligations if the customer's financial conditions have become such as to jeopardize the performance of its own obligation, unless an appropriate warranty is provided.
  14. If the Company's obligations become extremely burdensome for extraordinary and unforeseeable events, the Company shall be entitled to demand the termination of the agreement. The termination of the agreement may be avoided should the client offer to amend the agreement as to have fair contractual terms and conditions.
  15. The Company shall not be held liable for non-fulfillment or delays if prevented from carrying out its own obligations for reasons beyond the Company's control.The Company' s obligations are considered as fully discharged when, for reasons not attributable to the Company, the fulfillment of the obligations has become impossible.In the event of strikes, fires, floods, blackout, and any other Act of God, the Company shall in no way be held responsible for any delay m fulfilling its obligations.
  16. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the Company shall be discharged from the obligation to deliver theproducts purchased by the customerby delivering them to a carrier or forwarding agent. Carriage shall bedone on the customer's behalf andthe relevant expenses shall be borne by the customer. Any freight, duty, custom duty, excise, levy, tax, and any other expense to be paid on the products shall be charged to the customer only. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the delivery shall be considered as carried out at the place where the products are being delivered to the carrier or forwarding agent. It is understood that, in the event of "free of carriage" sales, any increase in transportation charges following the confirmation of the order, and any storage and/or demurrage charges shall be paid by the customer only.
  17. Without prejudice to the above, the time of delivery is approximate, with at least 15 (fifteen) business days' grace period. Failure to comply with such deadline does not entitle the customer to withdraw from the agreement, to demand its termination,  to refuse the delivery of the products, or to claim damages for delayed delivery.
  18. Anything not expressly regulated in this agreement, shall be governed by Italian law and the business usage and customs applying to paper and cardboard as set forth by the general terms and conditions of sale for paper and cardboard manufacturers in the European Community as implemented by CEPAC- European Confederation of Pulp, Paper and Board Industries.
  19. The Court of Milan shall have the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute ans1ng out of or from the interpretation and the performance of any sale agreements entered into between the Company and the customer, including payments by draft. If, for any reason whatsoever, a sale agreement entered into between the Company and the customer ceases to be in force, such event shall not affect the terms and conditions of sale agreement relating to the applicable law and the settlement of disputes, including the exclusive jurisdiction clause, or governing the parties' rights and obligations as a result of the ineffectiveness of the sale agreement.