Unless the context indicates otherwise, the following terms shall have the stated meaning in these General Terms and Conditions:
"Article(s)” means any diamond, gemstone material or other Article of any kind including but not limited to jewelry, colored stones and/or laboratory grown diamonds delivered by or on behalf of the Client to JTR.
"Client” means any (legal or physical) person (as the case may be, represented by a representative), whose name will appear on the Receipts issued by JTR to the Client.
“Employee” means any person employed by JTR. ”or agreed subcontractors, agents and …)
“Force Majeure” means a situation in which the performance of the Agreement by JTR is wholly or partially, temporarily or otherwise, prevented by circumstances beyond JTR’s control, even if this circumstance could already have been foreseen at the time the Agreement (as well as any other agreement between the Client and JTR) was concluded, including without limitation due to any act of God, act or decree of governmental or military bodies, quarantine, lockdown, shelter in place or similar order or decree of a governmental body, fire, casualty, flood, earthquake, war, strike, lockout, epidemic or pandemic (including without limitation the COVID-19 virus), riot, insurrection, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of JTR.
"JTR” shall have the meaning set forth on the Signing Page.
"Inscription” means any laser inscription by JTR on an Article.
"Intellectual Property Rights” means all Intellectual Property Rights of any kind whatsoever, including without limitation, patents, trademarks, rights in designs, trade names, present and future copyrights, whether or not any of these are registered and including applications for any such right or registration thereof, trade secrets, and all rights or forms of protection of a similar nature or having equivalent or similar effect to any of these.
"Parties” means the Client and JTR collectively, and “Party” means either one of them, as the context may require.
"Receipt” means any Receipt issued by JTR to the Client in respect of an Article.
"Report” means any and all grading Reports, identification Reports, audit Reports, appraisal Reports, or any other Report or interim report issued by JTR that describes an Article as well as each verification, update, or supplement to any such Report.
"Services” means all Services performed by JTR including but not limited to grading, testing, examining, laser inscribing, photography, engraving, repair, light return and/or the issuing of Reports as well as all other related services.