Terms and Conditions
To protect your own interests please read the conditions carefully. If you are uncertain as to your rights under them or you want any explanation about them please write, telephone or email our customer queries department at the above address and telephone number BEFORE you place the order. YOU ARE ADVISED TO PRINT AND RETAIN THESE TERMS FOR YOUR RECORDS.
By placing an Order and purchasing goods from Love To Be Natural you enter into a legally binding agreement with us on the following Conditions. You should read and understand these Conditions because they affect your rights and liabilities.
These are the Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale of Love To Be Natural, of 11a Latbeg Road, BT76 0DP (Tel: 0845 5196212, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) ("the Seller", "We" or "Us") for certain products as set out in the pages on this site ("the Goods"). Subject to the provisions of Clause 4.2 below, the price of the Goods the delivery charges and Value Added Tax where applicable is set out on the Order Form.
In accordance with the provisions of the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, you have the right to withdraw from this transaction. Details of your right to withdraw can be found in Clause 9 below. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW FROM THE CONTRACT DOES NOT APPLY IN RESPECT OF ANY AUDIO OR VIDEO RECORDINGS OR COMPUTER SOFTWARE WHICH HAVE BEEN OPENED BY YOU.
THESE CONDITIONS DESCRIBE THE BASIS FOR PURCHASE BY YOU AND SALE BY US OF THE PRODUCTS DESCRIBED ON THIS WEB SITE.
1.1 In these Conditions:
'Conditions' means the standard Terms and Conditions of sale set out in this document;
'Contract' means the contract for the sale of the Goods;
'Payment Card' means the credit or debit card or other payment system chosen by you to be used as the method of payment for the Goods of which you have provided details to us when placing the Order;
'Delivery Area' means details of the delivery address as provided by you;
'Goods' which you have ordered including any instalment of the goods or any parts for them which are available for purchase from our Web Site in accordance with the Conditions;
'Information System' means a system for generating, sending, receiving, storing or otherwise processing electronic communications;
'Order' means any order placed by you with us for the supply of Goods;
'Order Form' means the electronic order form completed and submitted electronically by you;
'Regulations' means the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000;
'Website' our presence on the world wide web, currently accessible via the address http://www.lovetobenatural.co.uk.
1.2 Reference to any statute or statutory provisions shall be deemed to include any statutory modifications or re-enactments thereof or any rules or regulations made thereunder or any enactment repealing and replacing the act referred to.
1.3 Unless the context otherwise requires:-
1.3.1 words importing the singular shall include the plural and vice versa;
1.3.2 words importing the masculine gender shall include the feminine gender and vice versa;
1.3.3 references to persons shall include bodies of persons whether corporate or incorporate.
1.4 Unless the context otherwise requires references to clauses shall be construed as references to clauses of these Conditions.
1.5 Headings are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of these Conditions.
2. Basis of the sale
2.1 We shall sell to you and you shall purchase only those goods which you have set out in an order and which have been accepted by us. We reserve the right to reject any order. Unless otherwise agreed in writing each such sale of Goods will be subject to these terms and conditions.
2.2 No Order submitted by you shall be deemed to be accepted by us unless and until confirmed by e-mail or in writing by us. We reserve the right to reject any order after any confirmation email has been received by you.
2.3 No variation to these Conditions shall be binding upon us unless and until agreed by e-mail or in writing by us.
2.4 Any error or omission in any information or document issued by us shall be subject to correction provided that the correction does not materially affect the contract.
3.1 The quantity, quality and description of the Goods will be those set out in your Order (if accepted by us).
3.2 Orders are accepted at our sole discretion but are normally accepted if the Goods are available, the order reflects current pricing, you are based in the Delivery Area and your Payment Card is authorised for the transaction.
3.3 You or we are entitled to withdraw from any contract in the case of obvious errors or inaccuracies regarding the Goods appearing on our website.
3.4 You shall be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the terms of any Order submitted by you, and for giving us any necessary information relating to the Goods within a sufficient time to enable us to perform the Contract in accordance with its terms.
3.5 The quantity, quality and description of and any specification for the Goods shall be those set out in the relevant pages of this site.
3.6 We reserve the right to make changes in the specification of the Goods which are required to conform with any applicable statutory or EC requirements.
4. Price of the goods
4.1 The price of the Goods shall be the price set out on the relevant page of this site. We reserve the right to change the prices set out on this site provided that if we accept an order from you the price for the goods will be the price set out in the relevant range at the time the order is placed.
4.2 If the price of the Goods increases between the date we accept your Order and the delivery date, we will let you know and ask you to confirm by e-mail/in writing that the new price is acceptable. If it is not acceptable then you will, of course, have the option of cancelling the order.
4.3 The price of the Goods does not include insured postage or packaging. There will be an additional charge made relative to the size and amount of Goods insured for postage and packaging. This charge will be clearly shown on the Order form.
4.4 The total price is inclusive of any applicable value added tax.
4.5 No additional discounts may be used against Sale Items.
5. Terms of payment
5.1 Upon providing us with details of the Payment Card and submitting the Order you :
5.1.1 confirm and undertake that the information contained within the Order is true and accurate and that you are duly authorised to use the Payment Card; and
5.1.2 authorise us to deduct from the Payment Card account the full price of the Goods and all other payments which may become due to us under the Contract.
5.2 If it is not possible to obtain full payment for the Goods from your account on delivery of the Goods to you, we can cancel the Order or suspend any further deliveries to you. This does not affect any other rights we may have.
5.3 Where Goods are returned by you in accordance with your rights under the provisions of Clause 9, we shall credit the Payment Card with the appropriate amount.
5.4 We will not pass your personal information on to any third party without your permission. Unless solely due to our negligence we cannot be held liable for any losses you may suffer. If in any event your payment card is used fraudulently you are entitled to cancel the payment and be reimbursed by the card issuer without being charged for the loss.
6.1 Delivery of the Goods shall be made by us or our carrier to the address for delivery shown in the Order Form. It is important that this address is accurate. Please be precise about where you would like the Goods left if you are out when we deliver. Once the Goods have been delivered in accordance with your delivery instructions, you will be responsible for them. Our responsibility for everything other than damage due to our negligence or due to a manufacturing design or design fault will cease upon delivery.
6.2 We will do all that we reasonably can to meet the date given for delivery or, if no date has been agreed, within 30 days of the order date. We cannot be held responsible for delays beyond our control. If we are unable to make the delivery date we will contact you. If delivery cannot be made within 30 days of the given delivery date you will be entitled to either arrange a revised date or cancel the order and receive a full refund. This does not apply to Goods made to order. If we are able to make delivery in advance of the given date we will contact you.
6.3 If the order is a multiple order and we are unable to make delivery of the whole order but are able to deliver part we will contact you, informing you of this, and delivery will be on a mutually agreed date. In this instance delivery will be said to be made in instalments. Each delivery shall constitute a separate contract and any failure by us to deliver any one or more of the instalments in accordance with these conditions, or any claim by you in respect of any one or more instalments will not entitle you to treat the contract as a whole as repudiated.
6.4 If we fail for any reason within our control to fully/partially deliver your Goods any reimbursement shall be no more than the price of the Goods, together with any delivery and/or reasonable return costs.
6.5 We offer a free UK shipping service. This applies to your initial order only. If you exchange an item, we will charge the cost of shipping the replacement item to you at cost.
6.6 For International orders comprising multiple/heavy items that will incur significant extra shipping charges, we reserve the right to charge you to meet these shipping costs.
6.7 In respect of parcels that are uncollected by you from a mail center / sorting office after a delivery attempt has been made at the address specified at the time of order, and in the event that such a parcel is returned to us as a result, a charge will be made for the actual cost of shipping.
6.8 In the event that Goods are returned to us as a result of incorrect addressee and / or shipping details provided by you, and handling fee of £5 will be charged.
7. Risk and property
7.1 As soon as we have delivered the Goods or services, you will be responsible for them. If you delay a delivery our responsibility for everything other than damage due to our negligence will end on the date we agree to deliver them, as set out in the contract.
7.2 Subject to the provisions of clause 9 and notwithstanding delivery and the passing of risk in the Goods, or any other provision of these Conditions, the property in the Goods shall not pass to you until we have received in cash or cleared funds payment in full of the price of the Goods. Goods supplied to you are not for resale.
8. Warranties and liability
8.1 Terms and conditions of this contract do not affect any additional rights you may have under a manufacturer’s warranty/guarantee. These are rights given to you by the manufacturer in addition to your statutory rights. Any additional rights given to you by the manufacturer in respect of Goods purchased are not incorporated into this contract.
8.2 As a consumer you have statutory rights regarding the return of defective Goods and claims in respect of losses caused by any negligence on our part or our failure to carry out our obligations. The terms and conditions of this contract do not affect your statutory rights. For further information regarding these rights contact Trading Standards or Citizens’ Advice Bureau.
8.3 IMPORTANT NOTICE: TIME LIMIT FOR NOTIFICATION OF CLAIMS
You are asked to examine the goods as soon as reasonably possible after delivery. Any claim by you based on any defect in the quality of the Goods or their failure to correspond with specification must (whether or not delivery is refused by you) be notified to the company in writing by email within 7 days from the date of delivery. This time limit does not apply in circumstances where the Goods you receive are received as damaged - where you then have 48 hours to notify us in writing by email of the Goods being received as damaged.
8.4 Where a valid claim in respect of Goods delivered is notified to us within the correct time frame of the delivery date, you are entitled to:
reject the Goods and receive a full refund;
or have the Goods (or the part in question) replaced free of charge.
If you are returning faulty or damaged Goods to us, please include a note giving your name, address, order number, and reason for return. Wrap the Goods securely and retain proof of postage. We will refund the postage costs you incur returning faulty or damaged Goods to us.
8.5 Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by our negligence we will not be liable under this contract for any loss or damage caused by us or our agents in circumstances where:
i) there is no breach of a legal duty of care owed to you by us or by any of our employees or agents;
ii) such loss or damage is not a reasonably foreseeable result of any such breach;
iii) any increase in loss or damage resulting from breach by you of any term of this contract.
In the event that you are using the supply address in part for commercial purposes then no liability for loss of profits or other economic loss arising out of a breach of this agreement can be accepted.
8.6 Subject to our obligations, and your rights under the Regulations, we shall not be liable to you or be deemed to be in breach of the contract by reason of any delay in performing, or any failure to perform, any of our obligations in relation to the Goods if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond our reasonable control.
8.7 We assume no responsibility for the contents of any other web sites to which this Web Site has links.
8.8 It is the responsibility of the customer to use our products with discretion. We do not accept responsibilty for the misuse of our products. We accept no responsibilty for deterioration of the products due to the customer's incorrect storage conditions. The customer should ensure that the products are stored according to label instructions and are kept in hygienic conditions to minimise the risk of deterioration in the product resulting from external contamination.
9. Returns and Your Right to Cancel
9.1 You have the right to cancel your order within 14 days of receipt. You must let Us know within these 14 days in writing via email at email@example.com that you intend to return the Goods supplied to Us, and to receive instructions on how to return the Goods. You must contact us prior to returning an item in order to receive a returns authorisation number. Any Goods returned to Us without an authorisation number will not be accepted.
9.2 We ask that Goods be returned complete, unused and in their original as new condition, with all accessories and instructions. We ask that the original packing be returned in its original condition.
9.3 You shall bear the cost of returning the Goods. We advise you use a tracked, insured service, as you are responsible for the Goods until they are received by Us.
9.4 If you cancel this contract, we will reimburse to you all payments received from you (except for supplementary costs arising if you chose a delivery type other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by Us).
9.5 We may return the Goods to you, or make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any Goods supplied, if the loss is the result of unnecessary or unreasonable handling by you.
9.6 We will make the reimbursement without undue delay and not later than 14 days after the day we receive back from you the Goods supplied. Note that it may take up to 14 days for your bank to credit your account.
9.7 We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement.
9.8 We may withhold reimbursment until we have received the Goods back, or you have supplied evidence of having sent back the Goods, whichever is earliest.
9.9 The right to cancel this contract will not apply in respect of:
Personalised Goods or Goods made to order;
Audio, video recordings (including DVDs) or computer software you have unsealed;
Betting games or lottery services;
Newspapers and magazines;
Food, drink or other Goods intended for everyday consumption.
Contracts for accommodation, transport, catering or leisure services which are arranged for a specific time or date, e.g. train, airline or concert tickets or hotel bookings;
Timeshare and package holidays.
9.10 In the event that we supply substituted Goods to you in accordance with the provisions of Clause 2, your right to cancel is as set out as above except that the cost of returning the Goods shall be borne by us.
9.11 If a product you purchase from us is faulty, it can be returned to us. You must notify us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org within 7 days of receipt that the Goods are faulty and to receive instructions on how to return the Goods to us.
9.12 If a product you purchase from us is received as damaged, you must notify us by email at email@example.com within 48 hours of receipt that the Goods are damaged, and to receive instructions on how to return the Goods to us.
9.13 For your convenience we arrange collection of damaged or faulty Goods by courier. Please do not organise the return of damaged or faulty goods yourself as we are unable to refund postage costs.
10.1 Any communication sent electronically by e-mail or otherwise:
10.1.1 will be deemed to have been sent once it enters an Information System outside the control of the originator of the message;
10.1.2 will be deemed to have been received by the intended recipient at the time that in a readable form it enters an Information System which is capable of access by the intended recipient;
10.1.3 will be deemed to have been dispatched in the case of a business at its principal place of business and in the case of an individual where he or she ordinarily resides;
10.1.4 will be deemed to have been received in the case of a business at its principal place of business and in the case of an individual where he or she ordinarily resides.
10.2 To protect your own interests you should ask for a delivery receipt for any such and retain a hard copy of that delivery receipt and the original correspondence.
11.1 All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in this Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to Love To Be Natural.
11.2 In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your own personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed in any way whatsoever without the prior written consent of the copyright holder.
12.1 Any communication sent by post will be deemed received by the intended recipient three days following mailing where sent by first class post or five days after mailing where sent by second class post.
12.2 Images of Goods are provided for illustrative purposes only and the actual Goods you receive may differ from the image displayed on our website.
12.3 We update our site regularly, and may change content and pricing at any time. We may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
12.4 The clauses of these Conditions and each sub-clause thereof are several and if any part of any clause or sub-clause shall be void, invalid or unenforceable then the remainder of such clauses or sub-clauses shall nevertheless be valid and enforceable.
12.5 No term of the Contract is intended to confer a benefit on, or be enforceable by, any person who is not a party to the Agreement (whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise).
12.6 If any provision of these Conditions is held by any court or competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable in any jurisdiction in whole or in part, it will not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provisions of these Conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected nor will it affect the validity, lawfulness or enforceability of that provision in any other jurisdiction.
12.7 We will try and solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you want to take court proceedings you must do so within Northern Ireland.
12.7 The headings in these Conditions are for convenience only and will not affect their interpretation.