SWALES GROUP TERMS AND CONDITIONS
At Swales Group, we aim to give you a superb home shopping experience. Please ensure that you have read the following terms and conditions carefully before using Swales Group website; they set out what you can expect from us and the terms on which you agree to be bound as and when you place your order.
1. BECOMING A VALUED CUSTOMER
1.1 To place an order with us, you must be over 18 years of age, require delivery in our area and have a credit or debit card acceptable to us in your name.
1.2 We reserve the right to decline any order or to suspend your Account with us at our discretion.
1.3 Our Terms and Conditions will apply when you place your order.
2. YOUR ACCOUNT WITH US
2.1 If you wish, you may set up an online account with us to make each visit to our website easier. If you do this, you will be able to choose a user name and a password to use each time you place an order with us.
2.2 You are responsible for all activity on your account. You should ensure that your username and password are known only to you and that access to your computer is restricted to prevent any unauthorised use of your account. You must inform us immediately if you believe your password has become known to anybody else or has been or may be used in an unauthorised manner.
2.3 Please ensure that the information you provide us with is correct and up to date if you choose to set up an account.
3. YOUR CONTRACT WITH US
3.1 This website is operated by Swales Group. Once you have placed an order on the website we will confirm your order by sending an email to the email address you have provided. This email will list all products you have ordered, the price and delivery details. This is not an acceptance of the order by us. A legally binding contract will only arise once we have completed delivery of the goods to you.
3.2 If you have entered an incorrect email address and receive no email purchase confirmation and/or any other details are incorrect then the onus is on you to contact us to amend your details and we can not be held responsible for the entering of incorrect information or your email service provider spam filtration.
4. AMENDING OR CANCELLING THE CONTRACT
4.1 The confirmation email we send will set out the latest time that you may amend or cancel your order, being 24 hours prior to the date of your delivery (the “cut-off time”). Please note that during our festive despatch period (15th December- 31st December each year) different cut off times and deliveries may apply and you must provide us with 48 hours notice prior to despatch to amend or cancel your order.
4.2 Should you wish to cancel your order after the cut off time or after the festive cut off time but prior to delivery, we may charge you in full for an amount equal to the value or your order, including any delivery cost.
4.3 Any cancellation must be must be made by telephone, or in person, within the cut-off time or festive cut off time.
4.4 Where you order goods that are unavailable for any reason, we shall notify you and we will either send a replacement product with your order, or organise a full refund or a voucher within two working days.
5. APPLICABLE PRICE AND DELIVERY CHARGES
5.1 The price of the goods will be as quoted on the website at the time you confirm your order by clicking “Checkout” and will be inclusive of VAT (if applicable) or any other tax and, subject to paragraphs 5.2 and 6 below, delivery.
5.2 The delivery charge applying to your order shall be set out at the time you checkout. No delivery charge shall be applied to orders with a value of £20 or more.
5.3 If you amend your order prior to the cut off time to increase the quantity of items already ordered, the price charged for the additional items will be the price quoted at the time you made the original order. If, however, you are adding new items to your order, the price charged will be the price quoted at the time you amend the order. The delivery charge shall be amended and applied in accordance with paragraph 5.2.
5.4 We will debit the total cost of your order, including any delivery charge or packaging cost that may be applied, from your debit or credit card at the time you place your order.
6.1 We will always aim to deliver your order within the delivery slot requested by you at the time you place your order.
6.2 If nobody is available at the primary delivery address (nominated by you at the time you place your order) to take delivery of the order, we will leave notification of the delivery within the secure place (nominated by you at the time you place your order).
6.3 Our deliveries are made with “no signature required”. In the event that nobody is available to take delivery of your order at delivery address or you ask us to leave your goods unattended at a secure place, Swales Group expressly disclaims all liability that may arise in consequence of the delivery being left unattended, including, without limitation, theft, tampering or contamination, however caused.
6.4 If your delivery is refused or not accepted at a recipients address, we can not take responsibility for this and cannot offer a free replacement.
6.5 Events outside our control, for example, extreme weather conditions, may occasionally mean we are unable to deliver your goods at the time agreed. In these circumstances, we will contact you as early as possible to rearrange the delivery time. In such an event, our liability to you shall be limited to the price of the goods ordered and the cost of delivery.
7. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED
7.1 Here at Swales Group we are committed to offering you the very best service and the very best produce and we guarantee the quality of all goods and produce you order from us. You must inspect the goods immediately upon delivery and, in the event that you are dissatisfied in any way with either our service or the quality of the goods you receive, let us know promptly in writing via the feedback form in the Contact Us section of the website.
7.2 Complaints in respect of service or quality of goods will be reviewed by our Senior Management and we promise to respond to you within 1 working day whenever possible.
7.3 If the goods ordered by you do not meet your reasonable satisfaction, we may, at our absolute discretion, send you a Swales Group voucher or a full refund to the value of the goods that have fallen short of your expectations or replace the goods upon inspection within 3 working days of a complaint being received.
8. WHAT WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR
8.1 We will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage of loss of profits arising out of our supply or failure to supply the goods to you.
8.2 Nothing in this Agreement shall in any way limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our breach of contract, tort or negligence nor limit any legal rights you have as a consumer.
8.3 Some of our products may contain traces of nuts and other allergens. We will ensure that the contents of each box are clearly listed on our website but it is your responsibility to ensure that you have read the information. If you require further information on allergens, please contact us.
8.4 The goods are sold to you on the basis that you are a consumer therefore we will not be liable for any special losses that you might suffer using, distribution or reselling the goods as part of a business.
8.5 We shall not be liable for goods once they have been delivered to the address or secure place stated in your order.
8.6 Our packaging is designed to ensure our produce reaches you in perfect condition but it is your responsibility to ensure that all perishable goods are refrigerated as soon as possible upon receipt. Further, if you or a third party moves, transports or delivers the goods to any other address following our delivery, we shall not be liable for anything that that third party might do to the goods or any subsequent deterioration in the produce.
8.7 Due to the nature of certain artisan products the minimum and maximum weight cannot always be guaranteed. Whole products such as turkeys, geese, rabbits, suckling pigs, and game birds etc may not always meet the exact criteria within our store. We will not except liability for under or over weight products, the published price is the unit price. We will however always endeavour to meet weight expectations.
8.8 Please note that we will do our best to ensure that access to our website is uninterrupted and that transmission are error-free but, given the nature of the internet, this is not something that we are able to guarantee. There may be occasions where access is suspended or restricted so that we can undertake repairs, maintenance or improvements. We will keep such occasions to a minimum and endeavour to restore full access as soon as we can.
8.9 In the event of a special product being underweight we will endeavour to contact you to confirm you still wish to continue with the order.
9.1 These terms and conditions set out the entire agreement between us. Any failure by us to enforce any of our rights under this Agreement shall not prejudice our entitlement to rely on any of our rights in the future.
9.2 We shall not be liable for delays or failures to perform our obligations if that delay of failure arises from events beyond our reasonable control.
9.3 We reserve the right to change our website, policies and terms and conditions at any time but this shall not affect the terms and conditions prevailing at the time you make a purchase.
9.4 Whilst we take the utmost care to ensure that all product descriptions, images, information and prices are accurate, we do not accept any liability for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions. Colour and shape may vary from those shown on the website.
9.5 This Agreement is governed by the laws or England and Wales and both parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
10. SUBSCRIPTION/RECURRING BOXES/FIXED BOX/HAMPER OR GIFT BOXES – Swales Group
10.1 Subscription means agreeing to a regular recurring weekly, fortnightly or 4 weekly (monthly) agreement to receive a regular fixed box.
10.2 You can cancel a subscription agreement at any time giving 72 hours notice prior to your next expected box in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.3 There is no cash alternative given for this promotion.
10.4 In some instances contents may be swapped at the request of the customer. Swales Group has the right to not accept swap requests.
10.5 From time to time contents may alter due to the nature of our supply change. In such cases we will notify you of the changes.
10.6 You can add further products from the shop to your regular subscriptions box either via telephone on 01472 897392 or via email to email@example.com
10.7 Only one discounted order permitted per household.
10.8 Swales Group reserve the right to terminate or suspend any subscription contracts at any time.