These General Business Terms and Conditions shall regulate the business relations between Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria and the customers. Amendments or supplements to these terms and conditions shall not be binding upon Babylon Translations Ltd Bulgaria unless explicitly confirmed in writing by Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria. Oral agreements shall not be considered valid.
The translator’s task consists in correct transposition of a given text from one language into another language in terms of linguistics and terminology. The customer is only responsible for faults in the original text. Putting in conformity with customer’s adopted terminology shall only be achieved by Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria upon appropriate written agreement and provided that at passing of the order sufficient and exhaustive documentation has been submitted, such as previous translations, glossaries, etc. Additional services, such as submitting of DTP, HTML files or similar by Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria shall be subject to separate agreements and shall be charged.
Deadlines for implementation shall only be valid if confirmed in writing by Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria. In case Babylon Translation Ltd. Bulgaria delays the providing of a service, Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria shall first be given an extension. It is not until the unsuccessful expiration of the said extension that the customer shall have the right to either cancel the contract of request a rebate. The customer shall remain obliged to pay for the services provided by Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria until notification of refusal of service. In the case of force-major circumstances, which include all circumstances beyond the control of Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria, any claims by the customer for cancellation or rebate are excluded.
All invoices are due within 30 days from issuing. No reductions shall be granted unless explicitly agreed upon. In the case of delayed payment interest shall be charged to the extent of the usual bank rate for the time of delay. The right to abstain from payment is generally excluded.
Copyright and all rights of use of any kind of document translated and delivered by Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria shall remain property of Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria until all due amounts are paid. The said rights shall pass onto the customer when the whole invoiced amount has been received on the bank account of Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria.
Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria may not be held liable except in cases of gross negligence. Liability for translation of source texts that have not been checked by the customer is excluded. In case of reasonable claims Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria shall be given the opportunity to clear all faults. The customer shall have the right to cancel the contract only in the case of unsuccessful correction. All other claims for whatsoever reasons are in general excluded.
Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria shall treat all source texts and any additional information in full confidentiality. However, Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria shall have the right to transmit the said texts and information to subcontractors who are bound by the same obligation for confidentiality.
Customer’s data and information shall only be used internally in Babylon Translations Ltd. Bulgaria and shall never be transmitted to any third party. The Customer grants consent to the abovementioned.
It is agreed that the place of jurisdiction shall be a competent court in Plovdiv. The contract shall be governed by the Bulgarian legislation in force. No provisions based on international trade treaties shall apply.