Conditions

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Privacy Statement

Bosman Van Zaal B.V. (Chamber of Commerce 3321141) established at Braziliëlaan 4, 1432 DG Aalsmeer and the subsidiaries: Crea-Tech International B.V. (Chamber of Commerce 27310974) in Aalsmeer, Synalgae B.V. (Chamber of Commerce 71070923) in Aalsmeer, Montera Techniek B.V. (Chamber of Commerce 59709936) in Pijnacker and Phenokey B.V. (Chamber of Commerce 649927105) in ’s-Gravenzande.

Contact information:
Braziliëlaan 4, 1432 DG Aalsmeer | +31 297 344 344 | privacy@bosmanvanzaal.com

BUSINESS CONTACTS

1. Collection and use of personal data from customers, suppliers, and other contractors

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that we will collect and use the personal data you provide us with, because of the necessity to conclude and execute any agreement with you. This applies to our (potential) customers as well as to the parties from whom we purchase goods and/or services. Of course, we will always handle your data with care.

If you are a (potential) customer of ours, we use your data to be able to send you a quotation, to determine which specifications or wishes a particular good or service must meet, to be able to deliver goods or carry out work for you, to be able to invoice and to communicate with you smoothly and efficiently about the execution aspects of the agreement.

If you are a (potential) supplier or other contractor, your personal data are also necessary for the conclusion and execution of the agreement. With purchasing, this is necessary in order to be able to let you know which specifications or wishes a particular good or service must meet, to be able to send a request for a quotation or to be able to place an order with you, to be able to pay your invoices and to be able to communicate quickly and efficiently with you about other aspects of the agreement.

You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. However, if you do not provide us with any or insufficient personal data, it is possible that we may not be able to carry out the aforementioned activities.

2. Collection, use, and retention of personal data of business associates

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that we will collect and use the personal data you provide us with, either because you have given us permission to do so or because this is necessary for the protection of our legitimate interests. We process the following data: name, address, and contact details. Of course, we will always handle your data with care.

If you are a business associate, we use your data to contact you for purposes that are in the interest of our company. This includes, for example, discussing possible cooperation, providing and obtaining information, and maintaining our network.

You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. However, if you do not provide us with any or insufficient personal data, it is possible that we may not be able to carry out the aforementioned purposes.

3. Transfer of data to third parties

In connection with the execution of any agreement with you, we may have to provide your personal data to parties who supply parts, materials, and products to us or who carry out work on our behalf. We also use Microsoft Office and the associated storage options for e-mails and other files.

4. Storage period of personal data

We will retain your Personal Data for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained.

5. Your rights

You have the right to ask us to access your own personal data. If there is reason to do so, you may also request us to supplement your personal data or to correct any inaccuracies. In addition, you have the right to ask to delete your personal data or to restrict the use of your personal data. You can also object to the collection and use of your data or file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority. Finally, you can ask us to obtain your personal data or transfer that data to another party.

To exercise your rights, please contact the HR department at privacy@bosmanvanzaal.com or at +31 297 344 344. You can also contact us if you have any questions or for more information about the collection and use of your personal data.

COOKIES AND ANALYTICS

6. Collection and use of cookies received via our websites

It’s possible that our website sends a ‘cookie’, a small text file, to your computer. This allows us to recognize your computer when you visit us again. If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can look in the help file of your internet browser to see how you can block all cookies or how you can ensure that you receive a warning before a cookie is saved. For more information about cookies, please visit http://www.cookiecentral.com.

When you visit our website to view, read or download information, some ‘visitor information’ is collected and stored by us, such as the domain name and the host computer from which you are accessing the Internet, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that you use, the date and time you visit our website and the internet address of the website from which you are directly linked to our website. With this information, we measure the traffic on our websites and we can improve our websites. This data is erased after some time.

7. Analysing website use through cookies via Google Analytics

Our websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’ (text files placed on your computer) to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to keep track of how you use the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators, and to offer other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not combine your IP address with other data held by Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by choosing the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in that case, you may not be able to use all the features of this website. By using this website you consent to the processing of the information by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION

8. Collection and use of personal data of applicants, temporary workers/payroll workers, trainees, and employees

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that we will collect and use the personal data you provide us for the necessity to complete the application procedure or to conclude and execute an (eventual) employment contract/internship contract / temporary employment contract. In addition, certain personal data are required in order to comply with and implement the provisions of our collective labour agreement (CLA). We also collect and use your personal data in order to comply with certain legal obligations. These legal obligations relate, for example, to the determination and indebtedness of taxes and contributions for employees.

In view of this necessity, you are obliged to provide us with the necessary personal data. If you do not provide us with any or sufficient personal data, we may not be able to go through a job application procedure with you, enter into and perform a (possible) employment contract/internship contract / temporary employment contract or comply with our legal obligations. Of course, we will always handle your data with care.

If you are a (payroll) employee or intern, we will use your data for drawing up, executing, and terminating the employment or internship agreement or the employment relationship. This is understood to mean, among other things:
a) the treatment of staff matters;
b) fixing and paying the salary, allowances, and other monetary amounts;
c) and the assessment and payment of any taxes, contributions, and other tax obligations on your behalf as an employee or trainee.

If you are an applicant, we will use your details to communicate with you about the progress of the application process, your suitability for a function that is or may become vacant, and any expenses you have incurred.

If you are a temporary employee, we will use the information we obtain from the temporary employment agency to assess your suitability for a function that is or may be vacant and for the execution of the temporary employment contract.

8. Transfer of data to third parties

It is possible that we may pass on your personal data to other parties. These other parties may be government authorities, but also parties who perform work on our behalf or parties to whom we are obliged to provide information in connection with the (execution of the) employment contract. The following parties are involved:

  • the Tax and Customs Administration;
  • the UWV (Employee Insurance Agency);
  • our health and safety service/company doctor;
  • the Inspection for Social Affairs and Employment;
  • The Pension Fund;
  • the leasing company;
  • the absenteeism insurer;
  • our accountant/bookkeeper/salary administrator;
  • Travel agency, hotel, airline;
  • Embassy, Visa Bureau for obtaining a visa.

Sometimes it will be necessary to provide your data to another party in order to comply with the law, as is the case with the transfer to the Tax and Customs Administration, the UWV, our health and safety service/company doctor, the (mandatory) Pension Fund and the Inspection for Social Affairs and Employment.

In other cases, the transfer is necessary in order to be able to execute the (employment) agreement with you, such as when passing it on to the leasing company or embassy. When providing your details to our absenteeism insurer, we have a legitimate interest in being able to claim insurance benefits.

In addition, there are parties who carry out activities on our behalf, such as the accountant/salary administrator. We have a legitimate interest in the transfer of your data. These activities are outsourced because of (among other things) the knowledge and expertise that our accountant/salary administrator possesses. In order to execute the (employment) agreement with you, the accountant/payroll administrator needs your personal details.

Furthermore, we use external server space for the storage of (parts of) our personnel and payroll administration, of which your personal data form a part. For this reason, your personal data will be provided to our service provider. In addition, we use Microsoft Office and the associated storage options for e-mails and other files. We have a legitimate interest in these two transfers because we want data digitally.

9. Storage period of personal data

We will remove your application data no later than 4 weeks after the end of the application process unless you have given us permission to keep your data for a maximum period of 1 year.

We will retain the personal data from the salary administration that are of fiscal importance for a period of 7 years after you have left employment. This retention period is related to a legal obligation that applies to us. We will retain payroll tax statements and a copy of your identity document for 5 years after the end of your employment. This retention period is also related to a legal obligation that applies to us.

For other data in the personnel or payroll administration, we apply a retention period of no more than 2 years after your employment is terminated, unless it appears that certain personal data are necessary for us to comply with a statutory obligation (to retain) or in the event of an industrial dispute or legal action. Other information from the personnel or payroll administration’ includes, for example, employment contracts, reports of appraisal and performance interviews, correspondence about the appointment, promotion, demotion and dismissal, certificates, and administrative absenteeism data.

10. Your rights

You have the right to ask us to access your own personal data. If there is reason to do so, you may also request us to supplement your personal data or to correct any inaccuracies. In addition, you have the right to ask to delete your personal data or to restrict the use of your personal data. You can also object to the collection and use of your data. If you find that we handle your personal data incorrectly, you can submit a complaint about this to the organisation that monitors the privacy rules, the Dutch Data Protection Authority. Finally, you can ask us to obtain your personal data or transfer that data to another party.

You may not exercise the above rights in all circumstances. For example, if we need your personal data in order to comply with the law, you cannot object or request deletion.

To exercise your rights, please contact the HR department at privacy@bosmanvanzaal.com or at +31 297 344 344. You can also contact us if you have any questions or for more information about the collection and use of your personal data.

Terms and conditions

Bosman Van Zaal applies the General Terms and Conditions of the Nederlandse Metaalunie to all quotations, orders and contracts concluded. The delivery and payment conditions will be sent to you on request.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE METAALUNIE

1 January 2019

General Terms and Conditions issued by Koninklijke Metaalunie (the employers’ organisation for small and medium-sized enterprises in the metal industry) referred to as
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE METAALUNIE, filed with the Registry of the Court of Rotterdam on 1 January 2019. Publication of the Koninklijke Metaalunie, P.O. Box 2600, 3430 GA, Nieuwegein. © Koninklijke Metaalunie

Article 1: Scope of application
1.1. These Terms and Conditions apply to all offers made by a Metaalunie member, to all agreements that it enters into and to all agreements arising from this, all of which insofar as the Metaalunie member is the supplier or the contractor.
1.2. Metaalunie members who apply these Terms and Conditions are referred to as the Contractor. The other party is referred to as the Client.
1.3. In the event of conflicts between the agreement entered into by the Client and the Contractor and these Terms and Conditions, the provisions of the agreement will prevail.
1.4. These Terms and Conditions may only be applied by Metaalunie members.

Article 2: Offers
2.1. All offers are without obligation. The Contractor is entitled to revoke its offer up to two working days after it has received the acceptance.
2.2. If the Client provides the Contractor with information, the Contractor may assume that it is accurate and complete and will base its offer on this information.
2.3. The prices stated in the offer are denominated in euros, excluding VAT and other government levies or taxes. The prices do not include travel, accommodation, packaging, storage and transport costs, nor do they include costs for loading, unloading and cooperating with customs formalities.

Article 3: Confidentiality
3.1. All information provided to the Client by or on behalf of the Contractor, such as offers, designs, images, drawings and know-how, of whatever nature and in whatever form are confidential, and the Client will not use it for any purpose other than for the implementation of the agreement.
3.2. The Client will not disclose or reproduce the information referred to in paragraph 1 of this article.
3.3. If the Client infringes one of the obligations referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article, it will owe an immediately payable penalty of € 25,000 for each infringement. This penalty can be claimed in addition to compensation by virtue of the law.
3.4. The Client must return or destroy the information referred to in paragraph 1 of this article immediately on request, within a period set at the discretion of the Contractor. If this provision is infringed, the Client will owe the Contractor an immediately payable penalty of € 1,000 per day. This penalty can be claimed in addition to compensation by virtue of the law.

Article 4: Advice and information provided
4.1. The Client cannot derive any rights from advice and information provided by the Contractor that is not directly related to the contract.
4.2. If the Client provides the Contractor with information, the Contractor may assume that it is accurate and complete when implementing the agreement.
4.3. The Client indemnifies the Contractor against any third-party claims related to the use of advice, drawings, calculations, designs, materials, brands, samples, models and the like provided by or on behalf of the Client. The Client will compensate the Contractor for all damage suffered by the Contractor, in- cluding all costs incurred for defence against these claims.

Article 5: Delivery time/implementation period
5.1. Delivery times or implementation periods specified are indicative.
5.2. The delivery time or implementation period only commences once an agreement has been reached on all commercial and technical details, once all the information, including final and approved drawings and the like, is in the possession of the Contractor, the agreed payment (or instalment) has been received, and the other conditions for the contract have been met.
5.3. If:
a. there are circumstances other than those known to the Contractor at the time it set the delivery period or implementation period, the delivery period or implementation period may be extended by the time the Contractor needs – taking into account its planning – to implement the contract under these circumstances;
b. there are contract extras, the delivery period or implementation period may be extended by the time the Contractor needs – taking into account its planning – to have the materials and parts delivered and to carry out the contract extras;
c. the Contractor suspends its obligations, the delivery period or implementation period may be extended by the time the Contractor needs – taking into account its planning – to implement the contract after the reason for the suspension no longer applies.
Unless the Client has evidence to the contrary, the duration of the extension of the delivery period or implementation period is presumed to be necessary and to be the result of a situation as referred to above in a to c.
5.4. The Client is obliged to pay all costs that the Contractor incurs or damages that the Contractor suffers as a result of a delay in the delivery or implementation period as stated in paragraph 3 of this article.
5.5. Under no circumstances does exceeding the agreed delivery or implementation period give the Client the right to compensation or to terminate the agreement. The Client indemnifies the Contractor against any third-party claims due to exceeding the delivery or implementation period.

Article 6: Delivery and risk transfer
6.1. Delivery takes place when the Contractor, at its business location, makes the good available to the Client and has informed the Client that the good is at its disposal. From that time onwards, the Client bears the risk of the good in terms of storage, loading, transport and unloading among others.
6.2. The Client and the Contractor may agree that the Contractor will be responsible for the transport. In that case too, the Client bears the risk of, inter alia, storage, loading, transport and unloading. The Client can insure itself against these risks.
6.3. If a good is exchanged and the Client retains the good to be exchanged pending delivery of the new good, the risk of the good to be exchanged remains with the Client until the time that it hands over the good to the Contractor. If the Client is unable to deliver the good to be exchanged in the condition in which it was when the agreement was concluded, the Contractor may terminate the agreement.

Article 7: Price changes
The Contractor may pass on to the Client an increase in cost-determining factors that occurs after entering into the agreement. The Client is obliged to pay the price increase immediately on the Contractor’s request.

Article 8: Force majeure
8.1. If the Contractor fails to fulfil its obligations, this cannot be attributed to the Contractor if this failure is due to force majeure.
8.2. Force majeure includes, inter alia, if third parties engaged by the Contractor – such as suppliers, subcontractors and transporters, or other parties that the Client is dependent on – do not meet their obligations at all or on time, or circumstances due to weather conditions, natural disasters, terrorism, cybercrime, disruption of digital infrastructure, fire, power failures, loss, theft or loss of tools, materials or information, roadblocks, strikes or work interruptions and import or trade restrictions.
8.3. The Contractor is entitled to suspend fulfilment of its obligations if it is temporarily prevented from fulfilling its obligations to the Client due to force majeure. Once the force majeure circumstances no longer apply, the Contractor will fulfil its obligations as soon as its planning permits.
8.4. If it concerns force majeure and fulfilment is or becomes permanently impossible, or the temporary force majeure circum- stances have lasted for more than six months, the Contractor is entitled to terminate the agreement with immediate effect either entirely or in part. In those cases, the Client is entitled to terminate the agreement with immediate effect, but only for that part of the obligations that the Contractor has not yet fulfilled.
8.5. The parties are not entitled to compensation for the damages suffered or to be suffered as a result of the force majeure, suspension or termination as referred to in this article.

Article 9: Scope of the work
9.1. The Client must ensure that all licences, exemptions and other decisions that are necessary to carry out the work are obtained in good time. The Client is obliged to send the Con- tractor a copy of the aforementioned documents immediately on the Contractor’s request.
9.2. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the work does not include:
a. groundwork, pile driving, cutting, breaking, foundation work, masonry, carpentry, plastering, painting, wallpapering, repair work or other construction work;
b. making connections to gas, water, electricity, internet or other infrastructural facilities;
c. measures to prevent or limit damage to, of theft or loss of goods present at or near the workplace;
d. removing equipment, building materials or waste;
e. vertical and horizontal transport.

Article 10: Contract extras
10.1. Changes in the work will in any event lead to contract extras if:
a. it concerns changes in the design, the specifications or the contract documents;
b. the information provided by the Client does not correspond with reality;
c. the estimated quantities deviate by more than 5%.
10.2. Contract extras are calculated on the basis of the price-determining factors that apply at the time the extra work is performed. The Client is obliged to pay the price for the contract extras immediately on the Contractor’s request.

Article 11: Implementation of the work
11.1. The Client will ensure that the Contractor can carry out its work undisturbed and at the agreed time and that it is given the necessary facilities for the implementation of its work, such as:
a. gas, water, electricity and internet;
b. heating;
c. lockable dry storage space;
d. the facilities prescribed under the Dutch Working Conditions Act [Arbowet].
11.2. The Client bears the risk and is liable for damage to and theft or loss of goods belonging to the Contractor, Client and third parties, such as tools, material or equipment intended for the work or used for the work, located at or near the place where the work is carried out or at another agreed location.
11.3. Notwithstanding the provisions in paragraph 2 of this article, the Client is obliged to take out adequate insurance against the risks referred to in that paragraph. In addition, the Client must take out insurance for the risk of work-related damage with regard to the equipment to be used. The Client must send the Contractor a copy of the relevant insurance(s) and proof of payment of the premium immediately on request. In the event of damages, the Client is obliged to report this immediately to its insurer for further processing and settlement.

Article 12: Delivery of the work
12.1. The work is considered to be delivered in the following cases:
a. once the Client has approved the work;
b. if the Client has put the work into operation. If the Client puts part of the work into operation, then that part is considered to have been delivered;
c. if the Contractor has notified the Client in writing that the work has been completed, and the Client fails to inform the Contractor in writing that the work has not been approved within 14 days of the day of the notification;
d. if the Client does not approve the work on the grounds of minor defects or missing parts that can be repaired or delivered within 30 days and that do not hinder the com- missioning of the work.
12.2. If the Client does not approve the work, it is obliged to inform the Contractor of this in writing, stating the reasons. The Client must give the Contractor the opportunity to deliver the work at a later date.
12.3. The Client indemnifies the Contractor against third-party claims concerning damage to parts of the work not delivered due to the use of parts of the work that have already been delivered.

Article 13: Liability
13.1. In the event of an attributable failure, the Contractor is still obliged to fulfil its contractual obligations, with due observance of Article 14.
13.2. The Contractor’s obligation to compensate damages – regardless of the grounds – is limited to the damage against which the Contractor is covered under an insurance policy taken out by it or on its behalf. However, the scope of this obligation is never greater than the amount paid out under this insurance in the case in question.
13.3. If, for whatever reason, the Contractor does not have the right to invoke paragraph 2 of this article, the obligation to compensate damage is limited to a maximum of 15% of the total contract amount (excluding VAT). If the agreement consists of parts or partial deliveries, this obligation is limited to a maximum of 15% (excluding VAT) of the contract amount for that part or that partial delivery. If it concerns continuing performance contracts, the obligation to compensate damage is limited to a maximum of 15% (excluding VAT) of the contract amount owed over the last twelve months prior to the loss-causing event.
13.4. The following do not qualify for compensation:
a. consequential damages. Consequential damages include inter alia business interruption losses, loss of production, loss of profit, penalties, transport costs and travel and subsistence expenses;
b. damage to property in the care, custody or control of, but not owned by the insured party. Among other things, this damage includes damage caused by or during the performance of the work to goods that are being worked on or to goods that are located in the vicinity of the place where the work is being carried out;
c. damage as a result of intent or wilful recklessness by the Contractor’s auxiliary staff or non-managerial subordinates.
The Client can take out insurance for these damages if possible.
13.5. The Contractor is not obliged to compensate damage to material supplied by or on behalf of the Client as a result of improper processing.
13.6. The Client indemnifies the Contractor against all third-party claims due to product liability as a result of a defect in a product that has been delivered by the Client to a third party and of which the products or materials supplied by the Contractor are a part. The Client is obliged to reimburse all the damages suffered by the Contractor in this respect, including the (full) costs of the defence.

Article 14: Guarantee and other claims
14.1. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the Contractor guarantees the proper execution of the agreed performance for a period of six months after delivery or completion, as detailed in the following paragraphs.
14.2. If the parties have agreed to deviating guarantee conditions, the provisions of this article will remain in full force, unless this is in conflict with those deviating guarantee conditions.
14.3. If the agreed performance has not been executed properly, the Contractor will decide within a reasonable period of time whether it will still perform the work properly or credit the Client for a proportionate part of the contract amount.
14.4. If the Contractor opts to still execute the performance properly, it will determine the manner and time of execution. The Client must in all cases offer the Contractor the opportunity to do so. If the agreed performance (also) included the processing of material provided by the Client, the Client must supply new material at its own expense and risk.
14.5. The Client is responsible for sending parts or materials that are to be repaired or replaced by the Contractor to the Contractor’s business location.
14.6. The following are for the Client’s account:
a. all transport or shipping costs;
b. costs for dismantling and assembly;
c. travel and subsistence expenses and travel time.
14.7. The Contractor is only obliged to implement the guarantee if the Client has fulfilled all its obligations.
14.8.
a. The guarantee does not cover defects that are the result of:
– normal wear and tear;
– improper use;
– lack of maintenance or maintenance carried out incorrectly;
– installation, assembly, modification or repairs carried out by the Client or third parties;
– faulty or unsuitable goods originating from or prescribed by the Client;
– faulty or unsuitable materials or tools used by the Client.
b. No guarantee is given for:
– goods delivered that were not new at the time of delivery;
– inspections and repairs carried out on goods owned by the Client;
– parts that are subject to a manufacturer’s guarantee.
14.9. The provisions of paragraphs 3 to 8 of this article apply by analogy to any of the Client’s claims based on breach of contract, non-conformity or any other basis whatsoever.

Article 15: Obligation to complain
15.1. The Client no longer has the right to invoke a defective performance if it has not complained to the Contractor in writing within fourteen days after it discovered or should reasonably have discovered the defect.
15.2. The Client must have filed complaints about the invoice with the Contractor in writing and within the payment term, subject to forfeiture of all rights. If the payment term is longer than thirty days, the Client must have filed its complaint in writing within thirty days of the invoice date at the latest.

Article 16: Failure to take possession of goods
16.1. The Client is obliged to take actual possession of the goods that are the subject of the agreement at the agreed location at the end of the delivery or implementation period.
16.2. The Client must cooperate fully and free of charge to enable the Contractor to deliver the goods.
16.3. Goods not taken into possession are stored at the Client’s expense and risk.
16.4. If the provisions of paragraph 1 or 2 of this article are in- fringed, the Client will owe the Contractor a penalty for each infringement of € 250 per day up to a maximum of € 25,000, after the Contractor has given notice of default. This penalty can be claimed in addition to compensation by virtue of the law.

Article 17: Payment
17.1. Payment is made at the Contractor’s business address or into an account to be designated by the Contractor.
17.2. Unless otherwise agreed, payments must be made within 30 days of the invoice date.
17.3. If the Client fails to fulfil its payment obligation, it is obliged to comply with a request from the Contractor for a tender of payment instead of the agreed amount.
17.4. The Client’s right to offset its claims against the Contractor or to suspend the fulfilment of its obligations is excluded, unless the Contractor has been granted a suspension of payments or is bankrupt or the statutory debt adjustment scheme applies to the Contractor.
17.5. Irrespective of whether the Contractor has fully executed the agreed performance, everything that the Client owes or will owe it under the agreement is immediately due and payable if:
a. a payment term has been exceeded;
b. the Client does not fulfil its obligations under Article 16;
c. the Client has filed for bankruptcy or suspension of payments;
d. the Client’s goods or claims have been attached;
e. the Client (a company) is dissolved or wound up;
f. the Client (a natural person) files a application to be admitted to the statutory debt adjustment scheme, is placed under a guardianship order or has died.
17.6. If payment is delayed, the Client will owe interest on that sum to the Contractor with effect from the day following the day agreed as the final day of payment up to and including the day on which the Client settles the amount in question. If the parties have not agreed on the final day of payment, the interest is due from 30 days after the sum has become due and payable. The interest is 12% per year, but is equal to the statutory interest if this is higher. For the interest calculation, a part of the month is considered to be a full month. At the end of each year, the amount on which the interest is calculated will be increased by the interest due for that year.
17.7. The Contractor is entitled to offset its debts to the Client against claims that companies affiliated to the Contractor have against the Client. In addition, the Contractor is entitled to offset its claims to the Client against debts that companies affiliated to the Contractor have against the Client. Further- more, the Contractor is entitled to offset its debts to the Client against claims against companies affiliated to the Client. ‘Affiliated companies’ means all companies belonging to the same group, within the meaning of Book 2, Section 24b of the Dutch Civil Code, and a participation within the meaning of Book 2, Section 24c of the Dutch Civil Code.
17.8. For late payments, the Client owes the Contractor all extrajudicial costs with a minimum of € 75.
These costs are calculated on the basis of the following table, i.e., the principal sum plus interest:
on the first € 3,000 15%
on the excess up to € 6,000 10%
on the excess up to € 15,000 8%
on the excess up to € 60,000 5%
on the excess from € 60,000 or more 3%
The extrajudicial costs actually incurred are due if they are higher than the calculation given above.
17.9. If judgment is rendered in favour of the Contractor in legal proceedings, either entirely or for the most part, the Client will bear all costs incurred in connection with these proceedings.

Article 18: Securities
18.1. Irrespective of the agreed payment terms, the Client is obliged to provide sufficient security for payment immediately on the Contractor’s request and at its discretion. If the Client does not comply with this provision within the set time limit, it will immediately be in default. In that case, the Contractor has the right to terminate the agreement and to recover its damages from the Client.
18.2. The Contractor remains the owner of the delivered goods as long as the Client:
a. has not fulfilled its obligations under any agreement with the Contractor;
b. claims arising from non-fulfilment of the aforementioned agreements, such as damage, penalties, interest and costs, have not been settled.
18.3. As long as the delivered goods are subject to retention of title, the Client may not encumber or dispose of these goods other than in the course of its normal business operations. This provision has effect under property law.
18.4. After the Contractor has invoked its retention of title, it may take back the delivered goods. The Client will cooperate fully with this.
18.5. If the Client has fulfilled its obligations after the Contractor has delivered the goods to it in accordance with the agreement, the retention of title with respect to these goods is revived if the Client does not fulfil its obligations under an agreement entered into subsequently.
18.6. The Contractor has a right of pledge and a right of retention on all goods that it has or may receive from the Client on any grounds whatsoever and for all claims that it has or might have against the Client.

Article 19: Intellectual property rights
19.1. The Contractor is considered to be the maker, designer or inventor of the works, models or inventions created in the context of the agreement. The Contractor therefore has the exclusive right to apply for a patent, trademark or model.
19.2. The Contractor will not transfer any intellectual property rights to the Client in the implementation of the agreement.
19.3. If the performance to be delivered by the Contractor (also) includes providing computer software, the source code will not be handed over to the Client. The Client will only acquire a non-exclusive, worldwide and perpetual licence for use for the computer software solely for the purpose of the normal use and proper functioning of the good. The Client is not permitted to transfer the licence or to issue a sub-licence. When the Client sells the good to a third party, the licence transfers by operation of law to the acquirer of the good.
19.4. The Contractor disclaims liability for damages that the Client suffers as a result of an infringement of third-party intellectual property rights. The Client indemnifies the Contractor against any third-party claims related to an infringement of intellectual property rights.

Article 20: Assignment of rights or obligations
The Client may not assign or pledge any rights or obligations pursuant to any article in these General Terms and Conditions or the underlying agreement(s), unless it has the prior written consent of the Contractor. This provision has effect under property law.

Article 21: Cancellation or termination of the agreement
21.1. The Client is not entitled to cancel or terminate the agreement, unless the Contractor agrees to this. If the Contractor agrees, the Client will owe the Contractor an immediately due and payable compensation equal to the agreed price, less the savings for the Contractor as a result of the termination. The compensation will be at least 20% of the agreed price.
21.2. If the price depends on the actual costs to be incurred by the Contractor (on a cost-plus basis), the compensation as referred to in the first paragraph of this article is estimated based on the sum of the costs and labour and the profit that the Contractor would have made for the entire contract.

Article 22: Applicable law and competent court
22.1. Dutch law applies.
22.2. The Vienna Sales Convention (CISG) does not apply, nor does any other international regulation that may be excluded.
22.3. The Dutch civil court with jurisdiction in the Contractor’s place of business is authorised to take cognisance of any disputes. The Contractor may deviate from this rule governing juris- diction and rely on the statutory rules governing jurisdiction instead.

These Terms and Conditions constitute a comprehensive translation of the Dutch version of the Terms and Conditions of the Metaalunie as filed with the Registry of the Court of Rotterdam on 1 January 2019. The Dutch version will prevail in the explanation and interpretation of this text.

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