Terms & Conditions
These Terms and Conditions are the standard terms for the sale of goods by Samuel James Retail Ltd, trading as Harrington Brookshaw Jewellers a Private Limited Company registered in England under number 10384947 whose registered address is 157 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ and whose main trading address is the same.
1 Definitions and Interpretation
1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
“Business Day” means, any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or bank holiday;
“Calendar Day” means any day of the year;
“Commercial Unit” means a delivery of Goods, the character and/or value of which would be materially impaired if divided;
“Contract” means the contract for the purchase and sale of Goods, as explained in Clause 3;
“Goods” means the goods which are to be supplied by Us to you as specified in your Order (and confirmed in Our Order Confirmation);
“Month” means a calendar month;
“Price” means the price payable for the Goods;
“Special Price” means a special offer price payable for Goods which We may offer from time to time;
“Order” means your order for the Goods online via this website or in person.
“Order Confirmation” means Our acceptance and confirmation of your Order as described in Clause 3;
“We/Us/Our” means Samuel James Retail Ltd, trading as Harrington Brookshaw Jewellers a Private Limited Company registered in England under number 10384947 whose registered address is 157 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ and whose main trading address is the same.
1.2 Each reference in these Terms and Conditions to “writing” and any similar expression includes electronic communications whether sent by e-mail, text message, fax or other means.
2 Information About Us
2.1 Samuel James Retail Ltd, trading as Harrington Brookshaw Jewellers a Private Limited Company registered in England under number 10384947 whose registered address is 157 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ and whose main trading address is the same.
2.2 Our VAT number is 251 7432 18.
3 The Contract
3.1 These Terms and Conditions govern the sale of goods by Us and will form the basis of the Contract between Us and you. Before making your Order, please ensure that you have read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If you are unsure about any part of these Terms and Conditions, please ask Us for clarification.
3.2 Nothing provided by Us including, but not limited to, sales and marketing literature, price lists and other documents constitutes a contractual offer capable of acceptance. Your Order constitutes a contractual offer that We may, at Our discretion, accept.
3.3 A legally binding contract between Us and you will be created upon Our acceptance of your Order, indicated by Our Order Confirmation. Order Confirmations will be provided in writing.
3.4 We shall ensure that the following information is given or made available to you prior to the formation of the Contract between Us and you, save for where such information is already apparent from the context of the transaction:
3.4.1 The main characteristics of the Goods;
3.4.2 Our identity (set out above in Clause 2) and contact details (set out below in Clause 12);
3.4.3 The total Price for the Goods including taxes or, if the nature of the Goods is such that the Price cannot be calculated in advance, the manner in which it will be calculated;
3.4.4 Where applicable, all additional delivery charges or, where such charges cannot be calculated in advance, the manner in which they will be calculated;
3.4.5 Where applicable, the arrangements for payment, delivery and the time by which We undertake to deliver the Goods;
3.4.6 Our complaints handling policy;
3.4.7 We shall ensure that you are aware of Our legal duty to supply goods that are in conformity with the Contract;
3.4.8 Where applicable, details of after-sales services and commercial guarantees;
3.4.9 Where applicable, the functionality, including appropriate technical protection measures, of digital content; and
3.4.10 Where applicable, any relevant compatibility of digital content with hardware and software that We are aware of or might reasonably be expected to be aware of.
4) Description and Specification of Goods
4.1 We have made every reasonable effort to ensure that the Goods conform to illustrations, photographs and descriptions provided in Our sales and marketing literature and any descriptions provided by Our salespeople. We cannot, however, guarantee that all descriptions, illustrations and/or photographs will be precisely accurate due to discrepancies that may arise during the printing process and differences in the colour reproduction of electronic displays.
4.2 If We find, or are made aware of, any typographical, clerical or other accidental errors or omissions in any sales and marketing literature, price lists or any other documents We will make every reasonable effort to correct such errors or omissions as soon as is reasonably possible. If, as a result of any such error or omission, you have received the wrong Goods, you may return those Goods to Us. If, as a result of any such error or omission, you have paid too much, We will refund the excess paid for the Goods.
4.3 We reserve the right to make any changes in the specification of the Goods that may be required to conform to any applicable safety or other legal or regulatory requirements without notice.
5.1 All Orders for Goods made by you will be subject to these Terms and Conditions.
5.2 You may change your Order at any time before We despatch the Goods by contacting Us.
5.3 If your Order is changed We will inform you of any change to the Price in writing.
5.4 You may cancel your Order at any time before We despatch the Goods by contacting Us. If you have already paid for the Goods under Clause 6, the payment will be refunded to you within 5 working days. If you request that your Order be cancelled, you must confirm this cancellation in writing.
5.5 We may cancel your Order at any time before We despatch the Goods in the following circumstances:
5.5.1 The Goods are no longer in stock and We are unable to re-stock (if, for example, the Goods are discontinued); or
5.5.2 An event outside of Our control continues for more than 4 weeks (please see Clause 11 for events outside of Our control).
5.6 If We cancel your Order under sub-Clause 5.5 and you have already paid for the Goods under Clause 6, the payment will be refunded to you within 5 working days. If We cancel your Order, the cancellation will be confirmed by Us in writing.
6) Price and Payment
6.1 The Price of the Goods will be that shown in Our online and offline store in force at the time of your Order. If the Price shown in your Order differs from Our current Price We will inform you upon receipt of your Order.
6.2 If We quote a Special Price which is different to the Price shown in Our current price list, the Special Price will be valid for 5 days or, if the Special Price is part of an advertised special offer, for the period shown in the advertisement. Orders placed during this period will be accepted at the Special Price even if We do not accept the Order until after the period has expired.
6.3 Our Prices may change at any time but these changes will not affect any Orders that We have already accepted.
6.4 We have made every reasonable effort to ensure that Our Prices, as shown in Our current price list are correct. Prices will be checked when We process your Order. If the actual Price of the Goods is lower than that stated in your Order, you will be charged the lower Price. If the actual Price of the Goods is higher than that stated in your Order, We will ask you how you wish to proceed.
6.5 All Prices include VAT. If the rate of VAT changes between the date of your Order and the date of your payment, We will adjust the rate of VAT that you must pay. Changes in VAT will not affect any Prices where We have already received payment in full from you.
6.6 Our online website Prices include free delivery for all Orders. Orders received by midday on a Business Day for unaltered stock items will be dispatched same-day, and if placed on a Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holiday will be dispatched the next Business Day. Orders over £100 will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery.
6.7 All payments for Goods must be made in advance before We can despatch the Goods to you.
6.8 We accept the following methods of payment:
6.8.2 credit or debit card;
6.9 If you do not make payment to Us by the due date as shown in/on invoice We may charge you interest on the overdue sum at the rate of 4% per annum above the base lending rate of Barclays Bank from time to time. Interest will accrue on a daily basis from the due date for payment until the actual date of payment of the overdue sum, whether before or after judgement. You must pay any interest due when paying an overdue sum.
6.10 The provisions of sub-Clause 6.9 will not apply if you have promptly contacted Us to dispute an invoice in good faith. No interest will accrue while such a dispute is on-going.
7) Delivery of online purchases
7.1 Please note that delivery is currently only possible within the United Kingdom.
7.2 When We provide you with an Order Confirmation, We will provide an estimated delivery date. Please note that estimated delivery dates may vary according to the availability of Goods, your location, and circumstances beyond Our control. Unless agreed otherwise, the Goods will be delivered without undue delay and in any case no later than 30 Calendar Days after the date on which the Contract is formed.
7.3 Delivery will be deemed to have taken place when the Goods have been delivered to the delivery address indicated in your Order and you (or someone identified by you) have taken physical possession of the Goods.
7.4 We can only deliver to the customers’ billing address.
7.5 The responsibility (sometimes referred to as the “risk”) for the Goods remains with Us until delivery is complete as defined in sub-Clause 7.3 at which point it will pass to you. Please note, however, that if you do not wish to use Our nominated carrier to deliver them, instead choosing your own carrier, the risk in the Goods will pass to you as soon as they are passed to your chosen carrier.
7.6 You own the Goods once We have received payment in full for them.
7.7 Please note carefully the following:
7.7.1 If We refuse to deliver the Goods, you may treat the Contract as being at an end and We will reimburse you without undue delay.
7.7.2 If delivery of the Goods within the agreed time period or at the agreed time was essential (taking into account the relevant circumstances at the time the Contract was formed) and We fail to deliver, you may treat the Contract as being at an end and We will reimburse you without undue delay.
7.7.3 If you have told Us that delivery within the agreed time period or at the agreed time was essential and We fail to deliver, you may treat the Contract as being at an end and We will reimburse you without undue delay.
7.8 If any of the events in sub-Clause 7.7 occur you may, instead of treating the Contract as being at an end, specify a new delivery time or time period. If We continue to fail to deliver the Goods, you may treat the Contract as being at an end and We will reimburse you without undue delay.
7.9 If, despite the events in sub-Clause 7.7 and 7.8, you choose not to treat the Contract as being at an end, your right to cancel your Order or to reject the Goods will be unaffected. If you do so, We will reimburse you without undue delay.
7.10 If the Goods form a Commercial Unit, you may only reject or cancel all of the Goods, not a portion of them.
8) Returns Policy
8.1 Online and phone order sales.
If you have ordered goods and wish to return them for any reason We will give you a full refund on those Goods, provided that:
- The Goods are in as new condition, unworn and with all of the original packaging, any accessories, labels or manuals.
- You have informed Us within 14 days of receiving the Goods that you wish to return them for a refund (30 days for an exchange).
- The Goods have been returned to Us within 14 days of you informing Us of your intentions to return them. (We will refund you within 14 days of receiving the returned Goods).
- The Goods are not a bespoke special order, and have not been altered, adjusted, personalised (this includes resizing of rings). We will not accept these Goods for return unless they are deemed to be faulty or have supplied incorrectly.
Online and phone order sales may be returned to Our store either by post or in person.
If returning Goods by post, you must first make Us aware either by phone or email.
For your benefit and security We would recommend that you post goods by Royal Mail Special Delivery. This will ensure proof of delivery and insurance while in transit.
The refund will only be made to the purchaser using the original method of payment, refunds will not be given to a third party.
8.2 In store purchases.
In store purchases can be exchanged within 14 days but no refund will be offered.
9.1 The Goods are provided with a manufacturer’s guarantee.
9.2 The manufacturer’s guarantee exists in addition to your legal rights as a consumer. More information on your rights as a consumer can be obtained from your local Citizens Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.
10) Our Liability
10.1 We will be responsible for any foreseeable loss or damage that you may suffer as a result of Our breach of these Terms and Conditions or as a result of Our negligence (including that of Our employees, agents or sub-contractors). Loss or damage is foreseeable if it is an obvious consequence of Our breach or negligence or if it is contemplated by you and Us when the Contract is created. We will not be responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable.
10.2 We only supply Goods for domestic and private use. We make no warranty or representation that the Goods are fit for commercial, business or industrial use of any kind (including resale). By making your Order, you agree that you will not use the Goods for such purposes. We will not be liable to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, interruption to business or for any loss of business opportunity.
10.3 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions seeks to exclude or limit Our liability for death or personal injury caused by Our negligence (including that of Our employees, agents or sub-contractors); or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
10.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions seeks to exclude or limit Your legal rights as a consumer. For more details of Your legal rights, please refer to Your local Citizens Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.
11) Events Outside of Our Control (Force Majeure)
11.1 We will not be liable for any failure or delay in performing Our obligations where that failure or delay results from any cause that is beyond Our reasonable control. Such causes include, but are not limited to: power failure, internet service provider failure, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by third parties, riots and other civil unrest, fire, explosion, flood, storms, earthquakes, subsidence, acts of terrorism (threatened or actual), acts of war (declared, undeclared, threatened, actual or preparations for war), epidemic or other natural disaster, or any other event that is beyond Our reasonable control.
11.2 If any event described under this Clause 11 occurs that is likely to adversely affect Our performance of any of Our obligations under these Terms and Conditions:
11.2.1 We will inform you as soon as is reasonably possible;
11.2.2 Our obligations under these Terms and Conditions will be suspended and any time limits that We are bound by will be extended accordingly;
11.2.3 We will inform you when the event outside of Our control is over and provide details of any new dates, times or availability of Goods as necessary;
11.2.4 If the event outside of Our control continues for more than 4 weeks We will cancel the Contract and inform you of the cancellation. Any refunds due to you as a result of that cancellation will be paid to you as soon as is reasonably possible;
11.2.5 If an event outside of Our control occurs and you wish to cancel the Contract, you may do so in accordance with your right to cancel under sub-Clause 5.4 above.
12) Communication and Contact Details
12.1 If you wish to contact Us, you may do so by telephone at 01483 572800 or by email at email@example.com.
12.2 In certain circumstances you must contact Us in writing (when cancelling an Order, for example). When contacting Us in writing you may use the following methods:
12.2.1 Contact Us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or
12.2.2 Contact Us by pre-paid post at Harrington Brookshaw Jewellers, 157 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ.
13) Complaints and Feedback
13.1 We always welcome feedback from Our customers and, whilst We always use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that your experience as a customer of Ours is a positive one, We nevertheless want to hear from you if you have any cause for complaint.
13.2 All complaints are handled in accordance with Our complaints handling policy and procedure, available from email@example.com.
13.3 If you wish to complain about any aspect of your dealings with Us, please contact Us in one of the following ways:
13.3.1 In writing, addressed to Harrington Brookshaw Jewellers, 157 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ
13.3.2 By email, at firstname.lastname@example.org;
14) How We Use Your Personal Information (Data protection)
14.1 All personal information that We may use will be collected, processed, and held in accordance with the provisions of the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under the GDPR. Our ICO Registration Number is A8366918.
14.2 For complete details of Our collection, processing, storage, and retention of personal data including, but not limited to, the purpose(s) for which personal data is used, the legal basis or basis for using it, details of your rights and how to exercise them, and personal data sharing (where applicable), please refer to Our Privacy Notice available from here.
15) Other Important Terms
15.1 We may transfer (assign) Our obligations and rights under these Terms and Conditions (and under the Contract, as applicable) to a third party (this may happen, for example, if We sell Our business). If this occurs you will be informed by Us in writing. Your rights under these Terms and Conditions will not be affected and Our obligations under these Terms will be transferred to the third party who will remain bound by them.
15.2 You may transfer (assign) the benefit of the guarantee in Clause 9 to any person who purchases the Goods from you after you have completed purchasing the Goods from Us.
15.3 You may not transfer (assign) your other obligations and rights under these Terms and Conditions (and under the Contract, as applicable) without Our express written permission.
15.4 The Contract is between you and Us. It is not intended to benefit any other person or third party in any way and no such person or party will be entitled to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions. This is subject to sub- Clause 16.2 and any purchaser to whom the guarantee has been transferred under that sub-Clause will be entitled to enforce the guarantee.
15.5 If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by any court or other authority, that / those provision(s) shall be deemed severed from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions. The remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and enforceable.
15.6 No failure or delay by Us in exercising any of Our rights under these Terms and Conditions means that We have waived that right, and no waiver by Us of a breach of any provision of these Terms and Conditions means that We will waive any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.
16) Governing Law and Jurisdiction
16.1 These Terms and Conditions, the Contract, and the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England & Wales.
16.2 As a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law in your country of residence. Nothing in Sub-Clause 16.1 above takes away or reduces Your rights as a consumer to rely on those provisions.
16.3 Any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions, the Contract, or the relationship between You and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.