Terms and Conditions of use

Peter H Armitage T/A Rapid Board
Terms & Conditions for using our Rapid Board
services and website

The Client :
The company or individual requesting the services of Rapid Board
Rapid Board
Peter H Armitage T/A
The Website: www.rapidboard.co.uk, where all company information is available.

It is my intention to place your signboards as instructed via the website, using your personal link, within a maximum of two business days. Most are actioned the day they are posted. I will endeavour to use clean and presentable boards and will notify you if I believe that any need replacing. Where possible I will use metaposts (these will remain the property of Rapid Board) to ensure the stability of your board when placed in the ground. I cannot accept any responsibility for damage caused when following instructions to erect a board using a Metapost or affixing a board to the building or any part of the property. I reserve the right to refuse to erect a board, particularly if I believe it may damage part of the property or create a danger to homeowners or the public.

This service level assumes that you have given me at least 95% of your boards to manage and that most boards will require three chargeable elements (erecting, adding sold or let slip and removing).  I reserve the right to charge extra if it transpires that I am only being used to service ‘difficult’ boards and locations.

Whilst I do make every endeavour to ensure that the website and any scripts or programs are free of errors,  I cannot accept responsibility for any losses incurred due to malfunction of the website or any part of it.

The website, graphics and any programming code remain the property of Rapid Board.

Rapid Board will not be liable for costs incurred, compensation or loss of earnings due to the failure to meet agreed deadlines.

Rapid Board will not be liable or become involved in any disputes between the client(s) and their customers and cannot be held responsible for any wrongdoing on the part of the client.

Rapid Board will not be liable for any costs incurred, compensation or loss of earnings due to the work carried out on behalf of the client or any of the clients appointed agents.

Rapid Board will not be liable for any costs incurred, compensation or loss of earnings due to the unavailability of the site, its servers, software or any material provided by its agents.

In no event shall Rapid Board be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special and exemplary damages, or any damages whatsoever, stemming from the use or performance of the website or from any information, products and services provided through our website, even if this website has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

● In the absence of any negligence or other breach of duty by us, your use of our website is entirely at your own risk.

● If we are in breach of the arrangements under this agreement, we will not be responsible for any losses that you suffer as a result.

● We do not have any liability of any sort (including liability for negligence) for the acts or omissions of providers of telecommunication services or for faults in or failures of their networks and equipment.

Where “bugs”, errors or other issues are found Rapid Board will endeavour to correct these issues to meet the standards of function outlined in the service description.

Rapid Board will endeavour to ensure that the website will function correctly when viewed with current and leading web browsing software such as Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Opera. Rapid Board can offer no guarantees of correct function with all browser software as they constantly change. We suggest that the best results will be obtained with the latest version of your favoured browser.

Website Hosting
Rapid Board utilise 3rd party hosting companies, no guarantees can be made as to the availability or  non interruption of this service. If unavailable please send an email direct to peter@rapidboard.co.uk. Rapid Board cannot accept liability for losses caused by the unavailability, malfunction or interruption of this service, or for loss of turnover, sales, revenue, profits or indirect, consequential or special loss.
Rapid Board reserve the right to refuse to handle in any way, material which may be deemed offensive, illegal or in any way controversial, and also to terminate any website service we provide for clients should the necessity arise.

There is no cost for adding your existing list of boards to our system.

The nominal area covered by each individual office is deemed to be a 10 mile radius as defined on Google maps. To maintain the stated service level I assume that I will be managing at least 95% of your boards for generally three elements, erect, change, remove. We reserve the right to review our charges if this is not the case.

Inside that area the cost per movement is generally £6.50.  V boards will be charged at £8 per movement. More complex board and post arrangements will be quoted for on an individual basis. Artwork can be created and signs created using cut vinyl. Full Colour is not available. If the first instruction ( i.e. the creation of a Job) includes a slip or pointer no additional charge is made.  All subsequent instructions (Tasks) will be subject to the standard charge. The zero charge for re-erecting a board after bad weather is only accepted in the first six weeks of the board at a given location. Long term boards that need re-setting due to weather, growth of surrounding trees, vandalism, etc. etc. after this time will be charged at the normal rate. These charges may be varied after negotiation with Peter.  Boards removed by the client will be charged at the full rate for re-installation.

Boards requested outside the areas quoted I reserve the right to make additional charges to cover my costs in completing the task.

No boards will be placed above first floor window sill level unless a price has been quoted and agreed for each individual board.

There are no charges for creating access and an individual portal for each client and their staff, nor are there charges for password renewals.

We are currently not registered for vat.

Payment of Accounts
I expect my invoice to be paid by BACS by return upon receipt of your invoice unless written confirmation is given varying these payment terms. If your invoices need to be signed off and passed up your chain of management, please do that as soon as the invoice has been received.

I must point out that I will implement the terms of the Late Payment Act 2013 and that if the payment terms stated in my original quotation, to you, are not met I reserve the right to issue a fixed charge along with daily interest charges as allowed under the terms of the Act.
Late or non payment of your account will, of course, have an impact on my ability to place your signboards within the maximum time scale I strive to achieve.

Unfortunately due to past persistent late payment these terms now mean that if non payment exceeds 7 days after a Final Invitation to settle the outstanding invoice/s each invoice for the £40 late payment charge could be issued and if so it WILL BE pursued for full payment.  I reserve the right to block your access to the Dashboard once that invoice has been issued.

Termination of our Services
I would expect clients to give me 28 days notice of their wish to terminate my services. My metaposts are supplied free of charge and we reserve the right to estimate the numbers in use at termination and invoice for them at £3 per item. All invoices outstanding will be due forthwith upon termination of our services. Should we wish to terminate our service to you a time scale can be agreed while you find an alternative supplier.

Your Privacy & Security
I will not sell, loan or rent your contact details to anyone. I may email clients and prospective clients from time to time with marketing and promotional matter, each communication will contain an ‘unsubscribe’ link.
It is the clients responsibility to ensure the security of their portal and those who have access to it. It is my policy to require the personal email address of those using the Request Form, rather than the auto complete one.

Use of our access portal at www.rapidboard.co.uk implies that you have read and accept these terms and conditions.

Supply of Signboards and Posts

I am now able to supply signboards on 4mm fluted plastic with the graphic in self adhesive vinyl. This makes for a far more durable signboard but has the limitations of the available colours of vinyl. It also allows for a minimum quantity of 5 boards and posts.  Posts can be painted in any colour, with the paint finish being refreshed from time to time at no extra cost.

Additional Promotional Slips

We can create the artwork at no cost for these and gladly quote for supplying them in cut vinyl on 4mm fluted plastic.

Updated July 11th 2022