Terms & Conditions
This document together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any of the products (Products) listed on our website www.upvcmaintenance.co.uk (our site) to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before ordering any Products from our site. You should understand that by ordering any of our Products, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.
Please click on the check box marked "I Accept" at the registration page if you accept them. Please understand that if you refuse to accept these terms and conditions, you will not be able to order any Products from our site.
1. INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.upvcwindow-doorparts.co.uk is a site operated by UPVC Maintenance Limited (we). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 4565561 and have our registered office at UPVC Maintenance Ltd, Unit 5 - Springwell 27, Dark Lane, Batley, Birstall WF17 9LN. Our VAT number is 651315071.
2. YOUR STATUS
2.1 By placing an order through our site, you warrant that:
2.1.1 you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
2.1.2 you are at least 18 years old
3. HOW THE CONTRACT IS FORMED BETWEEN YOU AND US
3.1 After placing an order, you will receive an e-mail from us acknowledging that we have received your order. Please note that this does not mean that your order has been accepted. Your order constitutes an offer to us to buy a Product. All orders are subject to acceptance by us, and we will confirm such acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail that confirms that the Product has been despatched (the Despatch Confirmation). The contract between us will only be formed when we send you the Despatch Confirmation.
3.2 The Contract will relate only to those Products whose despatch we have confirmed in the Despatch Confirmation. We will not be obliged to supply any other Products which may have been part of your order until the despatch of such Products has been confirmed in a separate Despatch Confirmation.
We may provide links on our site to the websites of other companies, whether affiliated with us or not. We cannot give any undertaking, that products you purchase from third party sellers through our site, or from companies to whose website we have provided a link on our site, will be of satisfactory quality, and any such warranties are DISCLAIMED by us absolutely. This DISCLAIMER does not affect your statutory rights against the third party seller. We will notify you when a third party is involved in a transaction, and we may disclose your customer information related to that transaction to the third party seller.
5. CONSUMER RIGHTS
5.1 If you are contracting as a consumer, you may cancel a Contract at any time within seven working days, beginning on the day after you received the Products. In this case, you will receive a full refund of the price paid for the Products in accordance with our refunds policy (set out in clause 9 below).
5.2 To cancel a Contract, you must inform us by e-mail or in writing. You must also return the Product(s) to us immediately, in the same condition in which you received them, and at your own cost and risk. You have a legal obligation to take reasonable care of the Products while they are in your possession. If you fail to comply with this obligation, we may have a right of action against you for compensation.
6. DELIVERY AVAILABILITY AND DESCRIPTIONS
6.1 We will attempt to fulfil your order by the delivery date set out in the Despatch Confirmation or, if no delivery date is specified, then within a reasonable time of the date of the Despatch Confirmation. No delivery date is guaranteed and all orders are subject to Product availability.
6.2 Please note that certain offers/prices are only available through our site and are not necessarily available in our stores.
6.3 We take all reasonable precautions to ensure that our Goods have been accurately described. In particular, colour matching is as accurate as possible but will vary depending on the specification of the screen on which you view our site.
7. RISK AND TITLE
7.1 The Products will be at your risk from the time of delivery.
7.2 Ownership of the Products will only pass to you when we receive full payment of all sums due in respect of the Products, including delivery charges.
8. PRICE AND PAYMENT
8.1 The price of any Products will be as quoted on our site from time to time, except in cases of obvious error.
8.2 These prices include VAT but exclude delivery costs, which will be added to the total amount due as set out in our FAQs.
8.3 Prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you a Despatch Confirmation.
8.4 Our site contains a large number of Products and it is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the Products listed on our site may be incorrectly priced. We will normally verify prices as part of our despatch procedures so that, where a Product's correct price is less than our stated price, we will charge the lower amount when despatching the Product to you. If a Product’s correct price is higher than the price stated on our site, we will normally, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions before despatching the Product, or reject your order and notify you of such rejection.
8.5 We are under no obligation to provide the Product to you at the incorrect (lower) price, even after we have sent you a Despatch Confirmation, if the pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could have reasonably been recognised by you as a mis-pricing.
8.6 Payment for all Products must be by credit, debit card or Paypal. We accept payment with Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Electron, Solo and Delta.
8.7 It is a criminal offence to use a false name or an invalid credit or debit card to purchase Goods from our site.
8.8.1 your payment for Goods is overdue;
8.8.2 you have breached these terms and conditions; or
8.8.3 we suspect that you have or are about to engage in any kind of fraudulent activity in relation to our business, we may terminate any of your outstanding orders, your account and may, at our sole discretion, refuse to accept any of your future orders.
9. OUR REFUNDS POLICY
9.1 When you return a Product to us:
9.1.1 because you have cancelled the Contract between us within the seven-day cooling-off period (see clause 5.1 above), we will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of the day you have given notice of your cancellation. In this case, we will refund the price of the Product in full, excluding the cost of sending the item to you. You will be responsible for the cost of returning the item to us.
9.1.2 for any other reason (for instance because you claim that the Product is defective), we will examine the returned Product and will notify you if we will provide you with a refund via e-mail within a reasonable period of time. If we agree to provide you with a refund we will usually process the refund as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of the day we informed you via e-mail that you were entitled to a refund. Products returned by you because of a defect will be refunded in full.
9.2 We will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase.
9.3 If you return a product which is part of a multi-buy offer, (e.g. “Buy one get one free”), the returned item will be deemed to be the one that is “free” or discounted, for refund purposes.
10.1 We warrant to you that any Product purchased from us through our site is of satisfactory quality and reasonably fit for all the purposes for which products of the kind are commonly supplied.
10.2 Our liability for losses you suffer as a result of us breaking this agreement is strictly limited to the purchase price of the Product you purchased.
10.3 This does not include or limit in any way our liability:
10.3.1 for death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
10.3.2 under section 2(3) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987;
10.3.3 for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
10.3.4 for any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude, or attempt to exclude, our liability.
10.4 We are not responsible for indirect losses which happen as a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not foreseeable by you and us including but not limited to:
10.4.1 loss of income or revenue;
10.4.2 loss of business;
10.4.3 loss of profits or contracts;
10.4.4 loss of anticipated savings;
10.4.5 loss of data;
10.4.6 loss of goodwill, or
10.4.7 waste of management or office time however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise , even if foreseeable; provided that this clause 10.4 shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property that fall within the terms of clause 10.1 or clause 10.2 or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of categories 10.4.1 to 10.4.7 inclusive of this clause 10.4.
10.5 We shall not be liable to replace or provide a refund for any Products which have been damaged as a consequence of you failing to follow care instructions.
10.6 You agree to fully indemnify us, and our employees, officers, agents and suppliers, immediately on demand, from and against all claims, liability, damages, costs, losses and expenses arising out of any breach by you of these terms and conditions or the use by any other person of your account details or personal data to buy Products from our site.
11. IMPORT DUTY
11.1 If you order Products from our site for delivery outside the UK, they may be subject to import duties and taxes which are levied when the delivery reaches the specified destination. You will be responsible for payment of any such import duties and taxes. Please note that we have no control over these charges and cannot predict their amount. Please contact your local customs office for further information before placing your order.
11.2 Please also note that you must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the products are destined. We will not be liable for any breach by you of any such laws.
12. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications we send to you should be in writing. When using our site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We will contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
All notices given by you to us must be given to UPVC Maintenance Limited Limited at firstname.lastname@example.org or UPVC Maintenance Ltd, Unit 5 - Springwell 27, Dark Lane, Batley, Birstall WF17 9LN. We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide to us when placing an order, or in any of the ways specified in clause 12 above. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three working days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
14. TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
14.1 The Contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assigns.
14.2 You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.
14.3 We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the Contract.
15. EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL
15.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (Force Majeure Event).
15.2 A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:
15.2.1 strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
15.2.2 civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
15.2.3 fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;
15.2.4 impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport;
15.2.5 the failure of our agents or subcontractors;
15.2.6 impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks; or
15.2.7 the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.
15.3 Our performance under any Contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Contract may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.
16.1 If we fail, at any time during the term of a Contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under the Contract or any of these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
16.2 A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.
16.3 No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with clause 13 above.
If any of these terms and conditions or any provisions of a Contract are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
18. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
18.1 These terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede any previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us, relating to the subject matter of any Contract.
18.2 We each acknowledge that, in entering into a Contract, (and the documents referred to in it), neither of us relies on any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (Representation) of any person (whether a party to that Contract or not) other than as expressly set out in these terms and conditions.
18.3 Each of us agrees that the only rights and remedies available to us arising out of or in connection with a Representation shall be for breach of contract as provided in these terms and conditions.
18.4 Nothing in this clause shall limit or exclude any liability for fraud.
19. OUR RIGHT TO VARY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
19.1 We have the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time.
19.2 You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you order products from us, unless any change to those policies or these terms and conditions is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you), or if we notify you of the change to those policies or these terms and conditions before we send you the Dispatch Confirmation (in which case we have the right to assume that you have accepted the change to the terms and conditions, unless you notify us to the contrary within seven working days of receipt by you of the Products).
20. LAW AND JURISDICTION
Contracts for the purchase of Products through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such Contracts or their formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
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