terms-and-conditions

Valentino Kitchens Terms and Conditions

Background

This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and Valentino Kitchens, the owner(s) of this Web Site. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Web Site. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should stop using the Web Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

  • “Content” means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site; “Valentino Kitchens”;
  • “Service” means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Valentino Kitchens makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future; “System” means any online communications infrastructure that Valentino Kitchens makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;
  • “User” / “Users” means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Valentino Kitchens and acting in the course of their employment;
  • “Web Site” means the website that you are currently using (Valentino Kitchens website) and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
2. Intellectual Property

Subject to the exceptions in Clause 3 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Web Site, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Valentino Kitchens, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Web Site you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.

You may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Web Site unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by Valentino Kitchens

3. Third Party Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise expressly indicated, all Intellectual Property rights including, but not limited to, Copyright and Trademarks, in product images and descriptions belong to the manufacturers or distributors of such products as may be applicable. You may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use such material unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by the relevant manufacturer or supplier.

4. Links to Other Web Sites

This Web Site may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Valentino Kitchens or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such web sites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Web Site does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

5. Links to this Web Site

Those wishing to place a link to this Web Site on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site owned by Valentino Kitchens without prior permission. Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of Valentino Kitchens. To find out more please contact us by email.

6. Privacy

Use of the Web Site is also governed by our Privacy Policy which is incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference. To view the Privacy Policy, please click on the link above.

7. Disclaimers

7.1 Valentino Kitchens makes no warranty or representation that the Web Site will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Services.

7.2 No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Web Site should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

7.3 No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance. No goods and / or services are sold through this Web Site and product and / or service details are provided for information purposes only.

7.4 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all graphical representations of products and / or descriptions of services available from Valentino Kitchens correspond to the actual products and / or services, Valentino Kitchens is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions.

7.5 Valentino Kitchens does not represent or warrant that such products and / or services will be available from us or our Premises. For this reason, please contact us prior to visiting if you wish to enquire as to the availability of any products and / or services. Any such enquiry does not give rise to any express or implied warranty that the products and / or services forming the subject matter of your enquiry will be available upon your arrival at our Premises.

8. Availability of the Web Site

The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.

Valentino Kitchens accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Web Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.

9. Limitation of Liability

9.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, Valentino Kitchens accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Web Site or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Web Site and its Content at their own risk.

9.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts Valentino Kitchens ’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of Valentino Kitchens.

9.3 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.

10. No Waiver

In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.

11. Previous Terms and Conditions

In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

12. Notices

All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to Valentino Kitchens. Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.

13. Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and Valentino Kitchens shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and Valentino Kitchens and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.


Valentino Boutique

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AGREEMENT (hereafter "Terms") governs your use of our web site (hereafter "web site"). It is vitally important that you read the Terms carefully, as your use of the web site will automatically constitute your agreement to be legally bound by the terms and conditions set out herein. These Terms also govern your use or purchase of the products/services provided through or in connection with the web site (hereafter "services"). Each time you use our services, you acknowledge that you have read these Terms and agree to be legally bound by them. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, you may not use the web site(s) or the services provided by Company through its web site(s).

This website is owned by Valentino Boutique, a trading name of Valentino (UK) Ltd (hereafter “Company”) , a company registered in England and Wales (company number 05379007), whose registered office is at Lilliput House, Fosseway, Midsomer Norton, Somerset, 237, BA3 4BB. Our VAT registration number is 851 1368 38.

The following words used in these Terms shall have the following meanings:

  • “Personal Information” shall mean all data and/or information provided by and about User, including e-mail address (es), name, address, credit card, or other payment information, etc.;
  • "Company web site" shall mean all web sites on which Company provides products and/or services.
  • "Company User" shall mean all Users of the Company web site(s) and services.
  • "Company Products and Services" shall mean all products and/or services provided directly by Company;
  • “3rd–Parties” include all advertisers, partners and affiliate vendors that are included on, or linked to, the Company web site(s).

Ordering goods from us

Individuals: These terms of sale apply to all goods and services supplied by Valentino (UK) Ltd via http://www.valentinokitchens.com. The website is governed by the following terms and conditions; they do not affect your statutory rights.

Description and price of goods

We have taken care to describe and show items as accurately as possible. Despite this, slight variations in items may occur. We provide you with product information on http://www.valentinokitchens.com. If there is anything which you do not understand, or if you wish to obtain further information, please contact our customer services team on 01761220033.

Product images are for illustrative purposes only. Although we have made every effort to display colours accurately, we cannot guarantee that your computer’s display of the colours accurately reflect the colour of the products. Your products may vary slightly from those images.

We make every effort to ensure that the pricing displayed on our website is correct. However, if an error in the pricing of a product is found we reserve the right to either cancel your order or contact you to arrange payment of any extra sum due or refund any over-payment made by you (as applicable). We reserve the right to alter all product pricing without notice.

All prices include VAT (where applicable) at the current rates. We reserve the right to express the price exclusive of VAT, but we shall show VAT separately and include it in the total price.

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 elsewhere on this website.

Placing an order

You are deemed to place an order with us by ordering via our online checkout process. 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.

The contract is subject to your right of cancellation (see below).

Any order placed by you for goods advertised on our website is an offer by you to purchase the goods selected in your order. No contract exists between you and us for the sale of any goods until we have received your order and accepted it (which we may do at our discretion). Our acceptance of an order takes place when we despatch the order or send you confirmation by email even if your payment has been processed immediately.

We may refuse at our discretion to accept an order: 
(a) where we cannot obtain authorisation for your payment;
(b) if there has been a pricing or product description error; or
(c) if you do not meet any eligibility criteria set out in our terms and conditions.
(d) where goods ordered by you are not available; 
(e) if we do not deliver to your area;

Where we do not accept your order but have processed your payment, we will re-credit your account with any amount deducted by us from your debit or credit card as soon as possible, but in any event within 30 days of your order. We will not be obliged to pay any additional amount as compensation for disappointment.

You must observe and comply with all applicable regulations and legislation, including obtaining all necessary customs, import or other permits to purchase goods from our site. The importation or exportation of certain goods to you may be prohibited by certain national laws. We make no representation and accept no liability in respect of the export or import of the goods you purchase.

Payment

Payment can be made by any of the options advertised on our website. Payment shall be due before delivery. If payment fails your order will be cancelled. There will be no delivery until clear funds have been received.

Payment online: Our secure server software encrypts all your payment card details. The process scrambles all the information, allowing no unauthorised third party to intercept the data. Your browser will confirm that you are shopping in a secure environment by showing either a locked padlock icon or an image of a padlock next to the payment details in the relevant area of the website.

To ensure that your credit, debit or charge card is not being used without your consent, we will validate name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against appropriate third party databases.

By accepting these terms and conditions you consent to such checks being made. In performing these checks personal information provided by you may be disclosed to a registered Credit Reference Agency which may keep a record of that information. You can rest assured that this is done only to confirm your identity, that a credit check is not performed and that your credit rating will be unaffected. All information provided by you will be treated securely and strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. During security checks we may ask for additional information or documentation to help support the data you supplied.

Please be aware that if you are using Paypal as your payment method we reserve the right to not ship to unconfirmed addresses.

Various ways for you to pay for your order, including Visa and Mastercard (including pre-paid cards); Mastero, American Express; Paypal; Valentino Boutique Gift Voucher and Valentino Boutique Coupons.

Payment Options
International payments - All payments are to made in pounds Sterling. International credit card providers or banks will determine the exchange rate, and may add an additional processing or adminsistration charge with the cardholder will be liable to pay. 

All product prices shown on the website are inclusive of any applicable UK VAT. This means that the total price you pay for the product is always the same, regardless of whether or not UK VAT is chargeable on our sale of the products.

This clause only applies if you are a consumer.

If you are a consumer, you have a legal right to cancel a contract during the period set out below. This means that during the relevant period if you change your mind or for any other reason you decide you do not want to keep a product, you can notify us of your decision to cancel the contract and receive a refund. Advice about your legal right to cancel the contract is available from your local Citizens' Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.

However, this cancellation right does not apply in the case of:
  • any made-to-measure or custom-made products or products made to your specification or clearly personalised;
  • newspapers, periodicals or magazines;
  • perishable goods, such as food, drink or fresh flowers;
  • software, DVDs or CDs which have a security seal which you have opened or unsealed.
We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer financial details with any 3rd parties.

Right to cancel

You have the right to cancel this contract within 14 days without giving any reason.

The cancellation period will expire after 14 days from the day on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the goods or the last good or the last lot or piece (as the case may be).

To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform us of your decision to cancel this contract by a clear statement (e.g. a letter sent by post Valentino UK Ltd, Tavistock Lodge, Harptree Hill, West Harptree, Bristol, BS40 6EH or e-mail to info@valentinouk.com).

To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning your exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.

Effects of cancellation

If you cancel this contract, we will reimburse to you all payments received from you, excluding the costs of delivery.

We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied, if the loss is the result of unneccessary handling by you.

We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than-

(a) 14 days after the day we receive back from you any goods supplied, or 
(b) (if earlier) 14 days after the day you provide evidence that you have returned the goods, or 
(c) if there were no goods supplied, 14 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel this contract.

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. We may withhold reimbursement until we have received the goods back or you have supplied evidence of having sent back the goods, whichever is the earliest.

If the consumer has received goods in connection with the contract we will collect the goods.

You will have to bear the direct cost of returning the goods.

You are only liable for any diminished value of the goods resulting from the handling other than what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics and functioning of the goods.

Delivery

Standard Home Delivery Orders over £50 - Free Delivery Usually delivery with 5 working days (under £50, £4.50 charge) Larger items usually within 7 working days

We will deliver goods ordered by you as soon as possible to the address you give us for delivery, but in any event within 30 days of your order. However we reserve the right not to make deliveries outside the United Kingdom unless our ordering form provides that facility.

Upon receipt of your order you will be asked to sign for the goods received in good condition. If the package does not appear to be in good condition then please refuse the delivery. If you are unable to check the contents of your delivery at the point of delivery then please sign for the parcel as "UNCHECKED". Failure to do so may affect any warranty claims that you make thereafter.

If the goods we deliver are not what you ordered or are damaged or defective or the delivery is of an incorrect quantity, we shall have no liability to you unless you notify us in writing, at our contact address, of the problem within 14 working days of the delivery of the goods in question.

If you do not receive goods ordered by you within 30 days of the date on which you ordered them, we shall have no liability to you unless you notify us in writing at our contact address of the problem within 14 days from the date on which you ordered the goods. 

Products excluded from international delivery

We're sorry that not everything we sell online is eligible for international delivery, for reasons connected with logistics, legalities and warranties. Here's a list of exclusions:
  • All electrical items (including those with batteries)
  • Lighting (except lampshades)
  • Furniture (including outdoor)
  • Blinds, curtain poles and tracks
  • Fabric by length, fabric samples, wallpaper
  • Rugs
  • Mirrors
  • Heavy or bulky items which need more than one person is required to deliver
  • Crackers and candles
  • Liquids and aerosols
  • Knives/Scissors
  • Paints, glues, varnishes and products containing these items
  • Alcohol/food/perishables
Import Duty

Goods dispatched to other countries outside of the EU may be liable to Import Duty, Tax or VAT. When ordering from us you agree to pay any such Duties which may be imposed by your country's government.

If you refuse to pay any Import Duty / Tax / VAT imposed and thereby prevent delivery of your order you will remain liable for the purchase price of the product/s and any Import Duty / Tax / VAT or penalty imposed by your government.

Title for Consumers

Title in any products ordered from us does not pass to you, the purchaser until we have received and processed a valid payment, and that payment has been made into our own bank account and your order has been shipped.

Faulty Product, Damaged, or Dead on Arrival

Please note that any products returned to us which you claim to be defective will be checked and verified by our technicians. Any returned products that are not found to be defective will be returned to you and we shall charge you for the returned transport costs via your original payment method or hold the product until full payment has been received by us for the return transport costs.

If you notify a problem to us under this condition, our only obligation will be, at your option:
(a) to make good any shortage or non-delivery;
(b) to replace or repair any goods that are damaged or defective; or
(c) to refund to you the amount paid by you for the goods in question in whatever way we choose.

Save as precluded by law, we will not be liable to you for any indirect or consequential loss, damage or expenses (including loss of profits, business or goodwill) howsoever arising out of any problem you notify to us under this condition and we shall have no liability to pay any money to you by way of compensation other than to refund to you the amount paid by you for the goods in question as above.

Age restrictions

We cannot sell the following Products to persons under the age of eighteen (18): knives, Products containing intoxicating liquor or Products containing tobacco. For clarity a drink containing alcohol is classified as "intoxicating" if it contains more than 0.5% of alcohol by volume (0.5% abv). Vintages, labels and closures may vary. All wines are 75cl and all spirits and liquors 70cl unless otherwise stated.

We cannot sell the following Products to anyone under the age of sixteen (16): chocolate containing liquor, Christmas crackers or cracker snaps or party poppers.

Games cannot be sold to anyone under the age certificate specified on the Product.

By placing an Order for age-restricted Products such as the above, you warrant that you meet the age requirement for that Product and, in any event, you are at least sixteen (16) years old and the information you provide is truthful and correct. It is an offence to buy or attempt to buy age-restricted Products if you are under age or to purchase such Products for someone else who is under age.

We reserve the right not to sell or deliver any age-restricted Product to anyone who is, or appears to be, under the required age.

Limitation of Liability

The Company will not be liable to you for any loss or damage in circumstances where:
(a) There is no breach of a legal duty owed to you by the supplier or by its employees or agents;
(b) Such loss or damage is not a reasonably foreseeable result of any such breach;
(c) Any increase in loss or damage resulting from breach by you of any term of this contract.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any rights you might have as a consumer under applicable local law or other statutory rights that may not be excluded nor in any way to exclude or limit our liability to you for any death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.

Links to and other website

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.

Success of your business or earnings

What User derives from use of Valentino (UK) Ltd products/services/information depends upon User’s commitment to, and effort in, applying the information. Valentino (UK) Ltd does not represent, warrant or guarantee that User will achieve any particular results in business as a result of purchasing and using Valentino (UK) Ltd products/services/information. User acknowledges that the success of User’s business depends on User’s skills, effort and commitment. PLEASE SEE OUR EARNINGS AND TESTIMONIAL DISCLAIMER ELSEWHERE ON THIS WEB SITE.

Sweepstakes, contests and promotions

Any sweepstakes, contest or similar promotion made available through Company websites or for which Company may, from time to time, send e-mail messages to you, will be governed by official rules that are separate from and may vary from these Terms. By participating in any such sweepstakes, contest or similar promotion, User will become subject to its specific official rules. Note, however, that User remains subject to these Terms to the extent they do not conflict with the applicable official rules.

Newletters

Valentino (UK) Ltd regularly sends out a newsletter and/or other informational emails (collectively referred to as "Newsletters") to all Users. In these Newsletters, we may inform you about new services, features or products. User may choose to unsubscribe from the Newsletter at any time using the unsubscribe option at the bottom of our emails, or by writing to us at info@valentinouk.com or following the unsubscribe link contained in each of the emails.

Licence and Acceptance

The Company web site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound and the entire content of the web site is copyrighted as a collective work under UK and International copyright laws. The Company owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law or these Terms, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial or non-commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express written permission of Company and the copyright owner. Elements of the web site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part, by any means, including but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors.

You are permitted to print and download extracts from this website for your own private 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. 

Copyright Infringement

In accordance with UK and International law, any notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to us immediately. Such notification can be sent by email, to info@valentinouk.com or by letter to: Valentino Boutique, Tavistock Lodge, Harptree Hill, West Harptree, BS40 6EH.
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