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J and T Blackman Ltd
Copyright © 1996


Zest-it Website

Our most popular products.

Oil Paint Dilutant and Brush Cleaner
Zest-it Solvent
Clear Painting Medium
Masking Fluid Remover
Retouching Varnish
Dip Pen Nib Cleaner
Pencil Blend
Blending Sponge

Cold Pressed Linseed
Picture Varnish
Linseed Stand Oil
Glazing Medium
Lean Painting Medium
Cold Wax Painting Medium
Cold Wax Additions


Terms and Conditions.




1 Definitions & Interpretation

In these Conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:

"Buyer" means the person(s), firm or company who purchases the Goods from the Seller;

"Contract" means the contract between the Seller and the Buyer for the sale and purchase of the Goods, incorporating these Conditions;

"Goods" means any goods agreed in the Contract to be supplied to the Buyer by the Seller (including any part or parts of them); and

"Order Form" means the Seller's standard order form for Goods.

"Seller" means J and T Blackman Ltd t/a Zest-it;

1.2 In these Conditions, references to the masculine include the feminine and the neuter and to the singular include the plural and vice versa as the context admits or requires.

1.3 In these Conditions, headings will not affect the construction of these Conditions.

2 Application Of Terms

2.1 The Contract will be on these Conditions to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions (including any terms or conditions which the Buyer purports to apply under any purchase order, confirmation of order, specification or other document).

2.2 Each order for Goods by the Buyer from the Seller shall be in the form of an email; verbal order or processed through our website and shall be deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to purchase Goods subject to these Conditions.

2.3 No order placed by the Buyer shall be deemed to be accepted by the Seller until a written acknowledgement of order is issued by the Seller or (if earlier) the Seller delivers the Goods to the Buyer.

2.4 Any quotation is given by the Seller on the basis that no Contract shall come into existence until a written acknowledgement of order is issued by the Seller or (if earlier) the Seller delivers the Goods to the Buyer. Any quotation is valid for a period of 30 days only from its date, provided that the Seller has not previously withdrawn it.

2.5 Orders for our products ands services will not be accepted from persons under 18 years of age unless submitted by a parent or guardian on that person's behalf. By requesting our services or products you make a representation that you are over the appropriate age.

2.6 No goods may be relabelled, rebottled, altered, adulterated or misrepresented by the buyer.

3 Price & Payment

3.1 The price for the Goods (excluding delivery) shall be the price set out by the Seller's at the time the order is confirmed. Payment can be made by PayPal, Credit or Debit Card, Bankers Draft or BACS in GBP (Pounds Sterling).

3.2 Payment of the price for the Goods is due at the time of the order unless account terms have been agreed between seller and buyer. If account terms have been agreed then payment for the goods is due within 30 days of delivery of goods.

3.3 If payment of the price or any part thereof is not made by the due date, the Seller shall be entitled to charge interest on the outstanding amount from the due date at the rate of 3% of the base lending rate of NatWest Bank accruing on a daily basis until payment is made.

4 Description

4.1 All drawings, descriptive matter, specifications and advertising issued by the Seller and any descriptions or illustrations contained in the Seller's catalogues and brochures are issued or published for the sole purpose of giving an approximate idea of the Goods described in them. They will not form part of this Contract.

5 Delivery

5.1 The Seller will deliver the Goods ordered by the Buyer to the address as agreed between the seller and the buyer.

5.2 Delivery will be made as soon as possible after the Buyer's order is accepted and in any event within 14 days of the date of the Order Form.

5.3 Any dates specified by the Seller for delivery of the Goods are intended to be an estimate, and time of delivery shall not be made of the essence by notice. If no dates are so specified, delivery shall be within a reasonable time.

6 Risk/Title

6.1 The Goods are at the risk of the Buyer from the time of delivery.

6.2 Ownership of the Goods shall not pass to the Buyer until the Seller has received in full (in cash or cleared funds) all sums due to it in respect of the Goods.

7 Liability

7.1 If the Goods delivered are damaged or defective or the delivery is of an incorrect quantity, the Seller shall have no liability to the Buyer unless the Buyer notifies the Seller in writing of the problem within 1 working days of the delivery of the Goods.

7.2 If the Buyer does not receive the Goods ordered by it within 30 days of the date of the Order Form, the Seller shall have no liability to the Buyer unless the Buyer notifies the Seller in writing of the problem within 35 days of the date of the Order Form.

7.3 If the Buyer notifies a problem to the Seller under either Condition 7.1 or Condition 7.2, the Seller's sole and exclusive obligation will be, at the Buyer's option:

  • to make good any shortage or non-delivery; or
  • to replace or repair any Goods that are damaged or defective; or
  • to refund to the Buyer the amount paid by the Buyer for the Goods in whatever way the Seller chooses.

7.4 Save as precluded by law, the Seller will not be liable to the Buyer for any indirect or consequential loss, damage or expenses (including loss of profits, business or goodwill) howsoever arising under or in connection with the Contract and the Seller shall have no liability to pay any money to the Buyer by way of compensation other than to refund to the Buyer the amount paid by the Buyer for the Goods under Condition 7.3.3 above.

7.5 The Buyer must observe and comply with all applicable regulations and legislation, including obtaining all necessary customs, import or other permits to purchase the Goods from the Seller. The Seller makes no representation and accepts no liability in respect of the export or import of the Goods.

7.6 Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these Conditions is intended to limit any rights the Buyer might have as a consumer under applicable local law or other statutory rights that may not be excluded, nor in any way to exclude or limit the Seller's liability to the Buyer for any death or personal injury resulting from the Seller's negligence.

8 Notices

Unless otherwise expressly stated in these Conditions, all notices from the Buyer to the Seller must be in writing and sent to the Seller at J and T Blackman Ltd, The Store Room. Foxholes Road. Leicester. LE3 1TH. All notices from the Seller to the Buyer will be sent to the Buyer's address specified in the Order Form.

9 Events Beyond the Seller's Control

The Seller shall have no liability to the Buyer for any failure to deliver the Goods or any delay in doing so or for any damage or defect to the Goods delivered that is caused by an event or circumstance beyond the Seller's reasonable control including, without limitation, strikes, lock-outs and other industrial disputes, breakdown of systems or network access, flood, fire, explosion or accident.

10 Invalidity

If any of these Conditions (or part of any of these Conditions) is unenforceable (including any provision in which the Seller excludes its liability to the Buyer) the enforceability of the remaining Conditions (or remaining part of any Condition) will not be affected.

11 Third Party Rights

Notwithstanding any other provision of the Contract, nothing in the Contract confers or purports to confer any right to enforce any of its terms on any person who is not a party to it.

12 Governing Law

The Contract shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and shall have jurisdiction to resolve any disputes between the Seller and the Buyer.

13 Entire Agreement

  • The Contract sets out the entire agreement between the Seller and the Buyer. Nothing said by any sales person on behalf of the Seller should be understood as a variation of the Contract or as an authorised representation about the nature or quality of the Goods. Save for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, the Seller shall have no liability for any such representation being untrue or misleading.
  • No variation of or amendment to the Contract shall bind either party unless made in writing and signed by the authorised representatives of both parties.

14 Intellectual Property

The website and all rights in the content, material and software are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and proprietary rights. You may electronically copy and print in hard copy portions of this website for the purpose of ordering products. You may not otherwise use, modify, distribute or otherwise reproduce or use for commercial purposes any of the content on this website unless agreed between seller and buyer.

15 Privacy Policy

In accordance with the new GDPR regulations please visit www.zest-it.com/privacy_contact.htm for more information.

16 Access to the Website

Your access to this Website may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the Website access as soon as we reasonably can. Because of the nature of the Internet, the Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. We are not responsible to you if we are unable to provide the Website for any reason beyond our control.

17 Your use of this Website.

You must not use this Website in a way that causes or is likely to cause the Website to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way. You must use the Website for lawful purposes only You must not use the Website for any of the following:

 - for fraudulent purposes or in connection with a criminal offence or other unlawful activity
 - to send, use or reuse any material which is offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing, or in breach of copyright, trade mark, confidence, privacy or any other right
- to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.

18 Alteration of the Website and amendments to the Conditions

Prior to the formation of any contract with you, J and T Blackman Ltd reserves the right to change, modify, substitute or remove without notice to you any information on the Website from time to time.

19 Cancellation of Orders

Order/s may be cancelled without giving a reason, within 7 days of receipt of the order. Distance Selling Regulations 2000 - where a consumer cancels their order (within the 7 day period) a refund will be provided within 30 days of cancellation provided - notification is received via email; all goods are returned in saleable condition and at your own expense.

If you have any queries please contact us on 0116 2341001 or via email  at tradesales@zest-it.biz



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