GENERAL CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Audit and Inspections services:
(a) QCADVISOR provides services in accordance with Client’s specific instructions after the QCADVISOR’s and Client’s confirmation or, in the absence of such instructions:
(1) General instructions from QCADVISOR; and/or
(2) Internal Procedures, Service Scope and Related Product Checklists.
(b) Reports findings are derived from the results of Audit/Inspection against client’s specifications and agreed scope of service, and/or our assessment of such results based on any technical standards, trade custom or practice, or other circumstances which should in our professional opinion be considered.
(c) Reports of Findings issued further to inspection of samples contains QCADVISOR’s opinion on those samples only and do not express any opinion upon the lot from which the samples were drawn.
(d) The Company’s Reports of Findings reflects the facts as recorded during the service only and within the limits of the instructions received or, in the absence of such instructions, within the limits of the agreed service scope applied as provided for in clause 2(a). QCADVISOR is not required to report any findings or circumstances which are outside the specific instructions and/or agreed scope of service.
(e) QCDADVISOR may delegate the performance of all or part of the services to an agent and Client authorizes to disclose all information necessary for such performance to the agent.
(f) Should QCADVISOR receive documents reflecting engagements contracted between Client and third parties or third party documents, such as copies of sale contracts, letters of credit, bills of lading, etc., they are considered to be for information only, and do not extend or restrict the scope of the services or the obligations accepted by QCADVISOR.
(g) All samples are retained for a Maximum period of 3 months and then returned to Client.
Storage of samples for more than 3 months incurs a storage charge to be paid by the Client. Client will be billed a handling and freight fee if samples are returned. Special disposal charges will be billed to Client if incurred.