Terms & Conditions
Acceptance of terms
These provisions set out the terms and conditions on which you may make use of The Slate Gift Comapny website (the "Site"), whether as a guest or registered user.
We may update these Terms (and the documents referred to in them) from time to time and will notify such changes to you by uploading them on the Site. You should review the Terms periodically for changes. By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms then please do not use the Site.
1. The Site
The Site is operated by The Slate Gift Company Limited ("we"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07130368 and with our registered office address at 9 Tregarne Terrace, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4DD.
2. Accessing our site
Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services we provide through the Site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.
3. Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights contained in the Site and in the material published on it. All such rights are reserved.
You must not use any part of the materials on the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.
If you breach these Terms, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you are aware that any of your intellectual property rights have been infringed on the Site, please email email@example.com to report the concern.
4. Description of our service
Please note that when you decide to purchase goods and/or services the resulting legal contract shall compromise of these Terms, the email confirmation of your order and the applicable details on the product page and you agree to be bound by all such provisions.
You should carefully review the Terms, the email confirmation of your order and the applicable details on the product page in relation to the order. If there is any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms and the email confirmation of your order or the applicable details on the product page, these Terms shall prevail to the extent of the conflict or inconsistency.
5. How contracts are formed
Each order you place shall be deemed to be an offer by you to purchase the goods and/or services specified within it subject to the Terms and the applicable details on the product page.
No order shall be deemed to be accepted by us until we issue an email acknowledgement of order. The contract between you and us will relate only to those goods and/or services notified in the email acknowledgement of order.
6. Payment methods
Purchases may be paid for using a debit or credit card through our online Paypal facility. All prices shall be shown in your selected currency and payable in that currency. You accept that product prices in your selected currency do not vary according to your location; delivery charges will vary depending on the destination. For delivery destinations within the EU prices include VAT or other sales taxes where applicable. For delivery destinations outside the EU, prices do not include VAT or other sales taxes.
7. Refusal of transaction
We may refuse to process a transaction for any reason or refuse service to anyone at any time at our sole discretion. We will not be liable to you or any third party by reason of so refusing or by reason of unwinding or suspending any transaction after processing has begun.
8. Delivery arrangements
Your shopping basket on the Site displays the goods you have chosen, and details of postage and packing. Any delivery times quoted are in working days.
9. Import regulations and duty
If you order goods 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.
Please also note that the goods and services offered for sale are directed solely at UK residents.We make no representation that any goods or services sold through the site are appropriate or available for use outside the EU. You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the goods or services are destined. Please note that items may not be deliverable overseas due to local law and it shall be your responsibility for any failure to deliver the goods overseas due to local law. We will not be liable for any breach by you of any laws.
If you wish to discuss or organise a return, exchange or refund of any non-cancellable item purchased through the Site (see below for a description of non-cancellable items), please contact us directly by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, in accordance with our Refunds Policy. Any returns or refunds shall be made by us in accordance with the Returns Policy.
You may link to our home page on the Site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. The Company expressly reserves the right to revoke the right granted in this clause for breach of these Terms and to take any action it deems appropriate.
Our Site must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time.
The Site provides links to other websites for your information. If you use these links, you leave the Site. We have not reviewed these third party websites and we have no control over such sites or resources. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. We accept no responsibility for third party websites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
12. Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our Site by introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
If we fail at any time to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under them, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations. A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default. No waiver by us of any of these Terms shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.
If any of these Terms 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.
15. Entire agreement
These Terms and any documents expressly referred to in them constitute the entire agreement between us and supersedes and extinguishes all previous drafts, agreements, arrangements and understandings between us, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter. Each of us agrees that neither we nor you shall have any remedies in respect of any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these Terms or any documents expressly referred to in them. Neither of us shall have any claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation based upon any statement in these Terms and any documents expressly referred to in them.
16. Force majeure
Where we are prevented from or delayed in carrying out obligations under these Terms due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of God, governmental actions, war or national emergency, riot, civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, inclement weather, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes, or restraints or delays affecting carriers or an inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable materials then our performance of its obligations shall be postponed for the period of time that the circumstances continue.
17. Law and jurisdiction
Contracts for the purchase of goods or services through our Site shall be governed by English law. Any dispute arising from, or related to, such contracts shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.