WELCOME TO THE SNOWCHAINS EUROPRODUCTS SNOWCHAINS.CO.UK WEB SITE "TERMS AND CONDITIONS". THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE AT SNOWCHAINS.CO.UK. BY ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND/OR PLACING AN ORDER, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. BY USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS, REGARDLESS OF WETHER OR NOT YOU CHOOSE TO ORDER FROM US. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE OR PLACE AN ORDER.
The snowchains.co.uk website, specialising in the supply of snow chains, snow socks and other related products, is operated by Snowchains Europroducts, which is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Snowchains Ltd. Our VAT registration number is GB 356 7597 03
Our contact details are as follows:
Trading name & address:
Bourne Enterprise Centre
Kent, TN15 8DG
General email: email@example.com
Telephone: 01732 884408
Fax: 01732 884564
Customer Services Department:
Telephone: 01732 884408
Fax: 01732 884564
1.1 You will be able to access most areas of this website without registering your details with us.
1.2 We may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should check this website from time to time to review the then current terms and conditions. Certain provisions of these terms and conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of this website. If you do not wish to accept any new terms and conditions after we have given notice, you should not continue to use this website.
2. ORDERING FROM US
2.1 You are deemed to place an order with us by ordering via our secure online checkout process. Payment is in UK sterling (GBP) and can be made by most major credit/debit cards. As part of our checkout process you will be given the opportunity to check your order and to correct any errors. We will send you an order acknowledgement, detailing the products you have ordered.
2.2 Our acceptance of an order takes place when we despatch the order. When we despatch the order, the purchase contract will be made even if your payment has been processed immediately, unless we have notified you that we do not accept your order or you have cancelled your order with us.
2.3 We may refuse to accept an order:
(a) where goods are not available;
(b) where we cannot obtain authorisation for your payment;
(c) if there has been a pricing or product description error;
(d) if you do not meet any eligibility criteria set out in our terms and conditions.
3. PRICING & DELIVERY
3.1 All prices are in UK sterling and include VAT at the current rates, with the exception of Rhino commercial vehicle roof rack systems where prices are shown exclusive of VAT.
3.2 Where we charge separately for packing, carriage and insurance and other relevant charges, the appropriate rates are set out in our specified pricing structure shown in our Delivery Policy elsewhere on this website.
3.3 Our prices are reviewed periodically.
3.4 Delivery of purchased items can only be made to UK addresses.
4. CANCELLATION AND RETURNS POLICY
4.1 If you wish to cancel your order:
(a) you must notify us in writing by letter, or fax or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01732 884408
(b) where goods have already been despatched to you, by returning the goods to us in accordance with clauses 4.2 to 4.11 below.
4.2 As per our Returns Policy you can return unused goods, in new condition that you have ordered from us, for any reason, at any time within 7 working days after the day the goods are received for a full refund or exchange. The costs of returning goods, unless faulty, damaged or incorrectly supplied by us, shall be borne by you. Please note this does not apply to goods ordered online that are collected from our Borough Green premises, where you will have ample opportunity to inspect the goods and ascertain their sutability for fitness of purpose.
4.3 Upon receipt of the goods we will give you a full refund of the amount paid, less any outward carriage charges or an exchange credit as required. If the goods returned are not received by us in (a) their original packaged condition, (b) damaged, (c) misused, (d) show obvious signs of use or with (e) parts missing, we reserve the right to contact you and make an appropriate deduction off the original purchase price.
4.4 The rights to return the goods to us as referred to in clause 4.3 will not apply in the following circumstances: -
in the event that the product has been used or is not in resalable condition as a new product.
4.5 If required, collection of supplied goods can be arranged through snowchains.co.uk. A quotation for collection can be provided upon request.
4.6 If the reason for return is that the goods are either defective or incorrectly supplied due to a mistake on our part, we will arrange for the goods to be collected/swapped over at our expense, or if agreed with ourselves in advance, for smaller items we will refund the standard rate return postage.
4.7 Items returned after seven working days from receipt of goods may be subject to a 30% handling/restocking charge.
4.8 Please note that before any goods can be returned you must contact us and receive a returns number.
4.9 Any item returned must be packaged in their original packaging and packed securely in the same way that they were sent in order to avoid damage in transit. If the goods arrive with us in a damaged state due to improperly packaging it will be deemed to be the responsibilty of the customer. We must be notified by telephone, email or fax within one working day of signed receipt of delivery any items that were received damaged. In such cases the items must be signed for as "item(s) received damaged". No liability for loss or damage will be met by ourselves for consignments delivered without a signature if the customer has specifically requested that the goods could be left without obtaining a signature. If any parts are missing from the order please notify us by telephone or email within 7 working days of signed receipt of the goods.
4.10 Returned Special Order items are subject to a 30% handling and re stocking charge.
4.11 Please be aware that the cost of arranging collection or swapping over of items by our carriers is often more expensive than the original cost of delivery. If the supplied goods were received as one package, and our carriers are collecting, the goods must also be returned as one package otherwise a surcharge will occur.
4.12 Should we substitute goods from those ordered due to unavailability of the product, and they are unacceptable, we will pay the costs of returning the items.
The provisions of clauses 4.4 to 4.11 does not affect your statutory rights.
5.1 You are permitted to print and download extracts from this website for your own use on the following basis:
(a) no documents or related graphics on this website are modified in any way;
(b) no graphics on this website are used separately from accompanying text; and
(c) any of our copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.
5.2 Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by us or our licensors. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, any use of extracts from this website other than in accordance with clause 5.1 above for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in these terms and conditions, your permission to use this website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this website.
5.3 Subject to clause 5.1, no part of this website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission.
5.4 Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.
6. LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES
6.1 Links to third party websites on this website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this website. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites and do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. 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 this website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
6.2 If you would like to link to this website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this website, and subject to the following conditions:
(a) you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the Snowchains Europroducts and snowchains.co.uk logos;
(b) you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this website;
(c) you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any products or services other than our own;
(d) you do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any other false information about us;
(e) you do not otherwise use any Snowchains Europroducts trade marks displayed on this website without our express written permission;
(f) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
(g) your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
We expressly reserve the right to revoke the right granted in this clause 8.2 for breach of these terms and to take any action we deem appropriate.
6.3 You shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage we or any of our group companies may suffer or incur as a result of your breach of clause 8.2.
7.1 While we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this website. We may make changes to the material on this website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on this website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.
7.2 The material on this website is provided “as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with this website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for these terms and conditions might have effect in relation to this website.
8.1 We, or any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this website), and any of our group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with this website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of this website, any websites linked to this website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing this website or your downloading of any material from this website or any websites linked to this website.
8.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); (ii) fraud; (iii) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (iv) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
8.3 If your use of material on this website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.
8.4 You agree to indemnify us fully, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of any breach of the terms and conditions by you, or your use of this website, or the use by any other person using your registration details.
9. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
9.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
These Terms & Conditions are subject to change without prior notice