Orders made via this web site are processed using HSBC's Secure ePayments system. Secure ePayments utilises 128 bit SSL encryption to process card transactions from the Company's web site. Payment details are captured within a secure infrastructure and therefore you can feel confident that confidential information is secure. Secure ePayments allows additional checks to be made to authenticate MasterCard and Visa credit cardholders using MasterCard ® SecureCode TM and Verified by Visa for orders taken from the Internet. The cardholder is able to authenticate him/herself with their card issuer by in putting a pre-arranged unique personal code. If the authentication information does not match the data held by the card issuer, the card issuer will decline the transaction.
Unless payment had already been received (e.g. if a transaction has been processed via this web site), the Company shall invoice the Customer for the price of the Goods on or at any time before or after delivery of the Goods and each invoice shall state any applicable Customer order number as provided under condition 2.1. Unless otherwise agreed, the Customer shall pay for the Goods within fourteen (14) days of the date of the invoice.
The Customer shall pay interest on all sums overdue at the rate of 4% per annum over the base rate for the time being of HSBC Bank PLC such interest being calculated from the date when payment became due until payment is actually made whether before or after any court judgment.
If the whole or any part of an invoice is disputed, the Customer shall pay the undisputed amount of the invoice in accordance with this condition 5 and the obligation to pay the disputed amount shall be suspended until the parties, acting reasonably, have resolved the dispute.