Terms of Service

Orders Terms

All orders must be received with a cash payment or purchased through Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. For approved Purchasers with established and acceptable credit, the terms of purchase are Net 30 days from date of shipment.

Sales Tax

Applicable state and local tax will be charged on orders, unless Purchaser provides Hodges Fastener with an exemption certificate. Note your tax-exempt status when ordering. Please forward the exemption certificate via Fax or Email. Sales tax will be calculated on all orders unless a Sales Tax Exemption Certificate is provided.

Shipping/Freight Costs

Unless otherwise stated with the order, Purchaser will pre-pay for any shipping/freight costs associated with the delivery of product to its destination. Any extra or additional charges or services rendered in transit or at the destination will be the responsibility of Purchaser. Title and risk of loss will pass to Purchaser upon delivery to the common carrier or Purchaser’s designated location.

Product

Products supplied by Hodges Fastener are sourced from multiple suppliers located throughout the United States and Internationally. Many states and localities have codes and regulations governing sales, construction, installation, and/or use of products for certain purposes, which may vary from those in neighboring areas. Hodges Fastener cannot guarantee compliance, and cannot be responsible for how the Product is installed or used. Hodges Fastener will not be responsible for how Products are used or installed and the Product’s conformance to local or regional codes or regulations. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to be certain that the Product, its installation, and use will satisfy the requirements of the use application and locality where it is being installed. Hodges Fastener will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising out of Purchaser’s improper selection, misapplication or misuse of a Product.

Limitation of Liability

Hodges Fastener will not be liable for any damages in the purchase of product, including damages for injuries to persons or to property or loss of profits or loss of future business or reputation.

Cancellation and Returns

Approval for cancellation must be submitted to Hodges Fastener prior to shipment. Once shipped all orders are Final.

Security Interest

Purchaser grants to Hodges Fastener a priority lien, purchase money security interest in the products and any accounts receivable or cash from the resale of the products until full payment is received, with respect to any sales on open account. Purchaser shall complete and cooperate with the submission of any documents necessary to validate or enforce Hodges Fastener’s rights hereunder.

Force Majeure

Hodges Fastener will not be liable or held responsible for any delays or losses resulting, directly or indirectly from Acts of God, severe weather conditions, labor disputes, governmental actions, inability to obtain permits, licenses, raw materials or shipments of product, war, riots, shortages and any other circumstances or causes beyond our reasonable control.