Terms & Conditions

 

Please read this carefully. By submitting an order on this web site you are agreeing to the terms that appear below which will apply to any purchase made on this web site.
These Terms and Conditions were most recently updated on august 2015.

 

1. PURCHASE CONTRACT

1.1. All purchases made on this web site are governed by these Terms and Conditions at any time although the Terms and Conditions governing any given purchase will be those in effect at the date of your order. If you order goods after we have published the changes you will be bound by those changes. Accordingly, you should check prior to each order to ensure that you understand the precise terms and conditions applicable to your purchase. To assist you in determining whether the Terms and Conditions have changed since your most recent order we will display the date and time when these Terms and Conditions were most recently updated.

1.2. We will confirm acceptance of your order. This will occur either by message on the website immediately after you have confirmed your order, or by us sending an e-mail to the email address you have provided to us. At this point the purchase contract will be made and we will supply the goods to you in accordance with your order and these Terms and Conditions.

1.3. You must be 18 years old or over and must have completed the registration process in order to participate in our service.

 

2 PRICE AND DELIVERY CHARGES

2.1. The price of the goods will be as quoted on the web site at the time you confirm your order

Please note that as promotions are offered for a limited period of time subsequent amendments to your order may mean that certain promotions are no longer being offered.

2.2. All prices quoted are inclusive of any Value Added or other tax.


3. METHODS OF PAYMENT

3.1. Payment may be made by debit, credit card. Payment in cash or by cheque are also available only in the London area.

3.2. The debit, credit and charge cards accepted by us are those listed on the web site on the date on which your order is placed.

 

4. DELIVERY

4.1. Delivery will be made to the address specified by you when you register on the website. You have the ability to change this address, during the check out, should you need the delivery made to a different address (ex. your office). We reserve the right to restrict deliveries in certain areas, and this includes the right to eliminate certain areas from our delivery schedule altogether.

4.2. We will always try to supply you with the full quantity that you have ordered. In the event that the goods delivered to you are incomplete or include incorrect goods, you must notify us promptly. If you are not satisfied with the quantity you have received we will arrange with you for these goods to be returned to us (please note that the goods must not be used and must be in good condition). You will not be charged for any incorrect goods or goods which you have not received. In any event, our liability will be limited to the price of the goods not delivered or incorrectly delivered and the cost of delivery.

4.3. We take special care to endeavour that deliveries are made within a short delivery slot and accordingly, it is your responsibility to ensure that an appropriate person is available at the delivery address at all times during the delivery slot. An appropriate person must sign for all goods on delivery. If no one is at the address when the delivery is attempted the goods will be retained by us. We will leave notification of delivery and will telephone to attempt to rearrange the delivery. Please note adverse weather conditions or other events outside of our reasonable control may result in the occasional late or cancelled delivery. If that is the case we will endeavour to contact you as soon as we are able to in order to reschedule your delivery time and date. In any event our liability to you will be limited to the price of goods not delivered and the cost of delivery.

4.4. Should you fail to be present for your delivery we are entitled to charge you in full for an amount equal to the cost of perishable items contained in your order and the cost of delivery.

 

5. DEFECTIVE GOODS

5.1. We guarantee the quality of our goods. You must inspect the goods and notify us promptly of any dissatisfaction with your order. We will promptly and fully refund the cost of any goods that do not meet with your reasonable satisfaction. We will arrange with you for the goods to be returned to us.

5.2. Subject to clause 7.1 below, we will not accept any further claims for loss from or in connection with the supply of faulty goods, whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise, howsoever arising.

 

6. AMENDMENT OF ORDERS AND CANCELLATION RIGHTS

6.1. At any time up to 4pm on the day before Your order is to be delivered You may change Your mind about purchasing the goods and withdraw or change Your order. There is no charge for doing this.

 

7. WARRANTY AND LIABILITY

7.1. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions will restrict our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, neither will any of these terms restrict any of your statutory rights.

7.2. In addition to paragraph 4.4 we will not be deemed to be in breach of contract or of these Terms and Conditions as a result of any delay in our performance or failure to perform our obligations if that delay or failure to perform is due to any cause or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, fire, flood and other acts of God, strikes, riot, accident, disruption to energy supplies, civil commotion, acts of terrorism or war.

7.3. Other than as set out in clause 7.1, our maximum liability arising out of any order for the supply of goods to you under this contract will be limited to the retail price of the goods contained in that order.

 

8. PRIVACY

8.1. We respect your privacy. The personal information that you give us is held with care and security. We do not sell, rent or transfer this information to third parties for their marketing purposes unless you agree otherwise.

8.2. At the time of your registration you will receive a password. Please keep this secret, as you are entirely responsible if you do not maintain the confidentiality of your password. You are entirely responsible for all orders placed with us or information given to us under your email address in combination with your password. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your email address and/or password or any breach of security known to you.

 

9. CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS

9.1. Any Customer complaints should be addressed to the  e-mail address and telephone numbers of which are listed on our website in "Contact Us".

 

10. SPECIAL OFFERS PROMOTIONS AND COMPETITIONS

10.1. From time to time, and in our complete discretion, purchases of goods may be subject to special offers. In the event that such a special offer applies to your purchase, the terms of such special offer shall be subject to these Terms and Conditions. If there is any conflict between the terms of a special offer and these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless specifically excluded.

10.2. We may change the terms of special offers, or withdraw them altogether, at any time and without prior notice.

10.3. We reserve the right to offer in our complete discretion different customers different special offers, promotions and the ability to enter different competitions.

10.4. All vouchers have validity of 3 months after issuance unless specified otherwise. Vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other money offer, unless specified otherwise. Vouchers are personal, non-transferrable and cannot be sold to any third party.

 

11. GENERAL

11.1. This contract is subject to English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

 

 

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