Terms & Conditions For International Consumers
2. Why you should read them. Please read these terms carefully before you submit your order to us. These terms tell you who we are, how we will provide products to you, how you and we may change or end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information. If you think that there is a mistake in these terms, please contact us to discuss.
3. INFORMATION ABOUT US AND HOW TO CONTACT US.
3.1 Who we are.
We are M.A. Grigg (Agricultural) Limited a company registered in England and Wales. Our company registration number is 01593065 and our registered office is at Pendennis, Sticker, St. Austell, Cornwall PL26 7JH Our registered VAT number is 337284053.
3.2 How to contact us.
You can contact us by telephoning our customer service team at +44(0)1726 65656 or by writing to us at email@example.com or by post at Griggs Country Store, Pendennis, Sticker, St. Austell, Cornwall, England PL26 7JH.
3.3 How we may contact you.
If we have to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address or postal address you provided to us in your order.
3.4 “Writing” includes emails.
When we use the words “writing” or “written” in these terms, this includes emails.
4. Our contract with you
4.1 How we will accept your order. Our acceptance of your order will take place when we email you to accept it, at which point a contract will come into existence between you and us.
4.2 If we cannot accept your order. Our systems take your payment for products when you place your order on our website. If we are unable to accept your order, we will inform you of this and instantly arrange for you to be refunded. The refund may take up to 3 days to reach you through our systems. If we are unable to accept your order, this might be because the product is out of stock, because of unexpected limits on our resources which we could not reasonably plan for, because we have identified an error in the price or description of the product or because we are unable to meet a delivery deadline you have specified.
4.3 Your order number. We will assign an order number to your order and tell you what it is when we accept your order. It will help us if you can tell us the order number whenever you contact us about your order.
4.4 We only sell to the UK and internationally . Our website is solely for the promotion of our products in the UK and internationally. Unfortunately, we do not deliver to addresses outside the UK.
4.5 International delivery. If you order products from our site for delivery to one of the International Delivery Destinations, your order may be subject to import duties and taxes which are applied when the delivery reaches that destination. Please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over those charges.
4.6 International import duties and taxes. You are responsible for payment of any import duties and taxes. Please contact your local customs office for further information before placing your order.
4.7 International laws and regulations. You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the products are destined. We will not be liable or responsible if you break any such law.
5. Our products
5.1 Products may vary slightly from their pictures. The images of the products on our website are for illustrative purposes only. Although we have made every effort to display the colours accurately, we cannot guarantee that a device’s display of the colours accurately reflects the colour of the products. Your product may vary slightly from those images.
5.2 Product packaging may vary. The packaging of the product may vary from that shown in images on our website.
5.3 Making sure your measurements are accurate. It is your responsibility to make sure you order the right sizes.
6. Your rights to make changes
If you wish to make a change to the product you have ordered please contact us. We will let you know if the change is possible. If it is possible we will let you know about any changes to the price of the product, the timing of supply or anything else which would be necessary as a result of your requested change and ask you to confirm whether you wish to go ahead with the change. If we cannot make the change or the consequences of making the change are unacceptable to you, you may want to end the contract (see clause 8- Your rights to end the contract).
7. Our rights to make changes
7.1 Minor changes to the products. Products may change:
7.1.1 to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements; and
7.1.2 to implement minor technical adjustments and improvements, for example to address a security threat.
8. Providing the products
8.1 When we will deliver the goods. During the order process we will let you know when we will provide the products to you. We will send you an email when your order is dispatched.
8.1.1 If the products are goods. If the products are goods we will deliver them to you as soon as reasonably possible. We provide Next Day Delivery as standard within the UK. Where we cannot provide delivery with Next Day Delivery (for example, international deliveries), we will contact you within 30 days after the day on which we accept your order with an estimated delivery date.
8.2 We are not responsible for delays outside our control. If our supply of the products is delayed by an event outside our control then we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and we will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay. Provided we do this, we will not be liable for delays caused by the event, but if there is a risk of substantial delay you may contact us to end the contract and receive a refund for any products you have paid for but not received.
8.3 Collection by you for UK consumers. If you have asked to collect the products from our premises, you can collect them from us at any time during our working hours of 7.30am – 5.30pm on weekdays (excluding public holidays), Saturdays between 7.30am – 5.00pm and Sunday between 11.00am – 4.00pm.
8.4 If you are not at home when the product is delivered for UK consumers. If no one is available at your address to take delivery and the products cannot be posted through your letterbox, we will leave you a note informing you of how to rearrange delivery or collect the products from a local depot.
8.5 If you do not re-arrange delivery for UK consumers. If you do not collect the products from us as arranged or if, after a failed delivery to you, you do not re-arrange delivery or collect them from a delivery depot we will contact you for further instructions and may charge you for storage costs and any further delivery costs. If, despite our reasonable efforts, we are unable to contact you or re-arrange delivery or collection we may end the contract and clause 9.1.4 will apply.
8.6 Your legal rights if we deliver goods late. You have legal rights if we deliver any goods late. If we miss the delivery deadline for any goods then you may treat the contract as at an end straight away if any of the following apply:
8.6.1 we have refused to deliver the goods;
8.6.2 delivery within the delivery deadline was essential (taking into account all the relevant circumstances); or
8.6.3 you told us before we accepted your order that delivery within the delivery deadline was essential.
8.7 Setting a new deadline for delivery. If you do not wish to treat the contract as at an end straight away, or do not have the right to do so under clause 7.6, you can give us a new deadline for delivery, which must be reasonable, and you can treat the contract as at an end if we do not meet the new deadline.
8.8 Ending the contract for late delivery. If you do choose to treat the contract as at an end for late delivery under clause 7.6 or clause 7.7, you can cancel your order for any of the goods or reject goods that have been delivered. If you wish, you can reject or cancel the order for some of those goods (not all of them), unless splitting them up would significantly reduce their value. After that we will refund any sums you have paid to us for the cancelled goods and their delivery. If the goods have been delivered to you, you must either return them in person to where you bought them, post them back to us or (if they are not suitable for posting) allow us to collect them from you (UK only). We will pay the costs of postage or collection (UK only). Please call customer services on 01726 65656 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a return label or to arrange collection (UK only).
8.9 When you become responsible for the goods. A product which is goods will be your responsibility from the time we deliver the product to the address you gave us or you (or a carrier organised by you) collect it from us.
8.10 When you own goods. You own a product (which is goods) once we have received payment in full.
8.11 What will happen if you do not give required information to us. We may need certain information from you so that we can supply the products to you, for example, your name, postal address and credit/debit card information. If so, this will have been stated in the description of the products on our website. We will contact you to ask for this information. If you do not give us this information within a reasonable time of us asking for it, or if you give us incomplete or incorrect information, we may either end the contract (and clause 9.1.4 will apply) or make an additional charge of a reasonable sum to compensate us for any extra work that is required as a result. We will not be responsible for supplying the products late or not supplying any part of them if this is caused by you not giving us the information we need within a reasonable time of us asking for it.
8.12 Reasons we may suspend the supply of products to you. We may have to suspend the supply of a product to:
8.12.1 deal with technical problems or make minor technical changes;
8.12.2 update the product to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements;
8.12.3 make changes to the product as requested by you or notified by us to you (see clause 6).
8.13 Your rights if we suspend the supply of products. We will contact you in advance to tell you we will be suspending supply of the product, unless the problem is urgent or an emergency. If we have to suspend the product we will adjust the price so that you do not pay for products while they are suspended. You may contact us to end the contract for a product if we suspend it, or tell you we are going to suspend it, in each case for a period of more than 14 days and we will refund any sums you have paid in advance for the product in respect of the period after you end the contract.
8.14 We may also suspend supply of the products if you do not pay. If you do not pay us for the products when you are supposed to (see clause 11.4) and you still do not make payment within 14 days of us reminding you that payment is due, we may suspend supply of the products until you have paid us the outstanding amounts. We will contact you to tell you we are suspending supply of the products. We will not suspend the products where you dispute the unpaid invoice (see clause 11.6). We will not charge you for the products during the period for which they are suspended. As well as suspending the products we can also charge you interest on your overdue payments (see clause 11.5).
9. Your rights to end the contract
9.1 You can always end your contract with us. Your rights when you end the contract will depend on what you have bought, whether there is anything wrong with it, how we are performing and when you decide to end the contract:
9.1.1 If what you have bought is faulty or misdescribed you may have a legal right to end the contract (or to get the product repaired or replaced or to get some or all of your money back), see clause 11.
9.1.2 If you want to end the contract because of something we have done or have told you we are going to do, see clause 8.2;
9.1.3 If you have just changed your mind about the product, see clause 8.3. You may be able to get a refund if you are within the cooling-off period, but this may be subject to deductions and you will have to pay the costs of return of any goods;
9.1.4 In all other cases (if we are not at fault and there is no right to change your mind), see clause 8.7
9.2 Ending the contract because of something we have done or are going to do. If you are ending a contract for a reason set out at 8.2.1 to 8.2.4 below the contract will end immediately and we will refund you in full for any products which have not been provided and you may also be entitled to compensation. The reasons are:
9.2.1 we have told you about an error in the price or description of the product you have ordered and you do not wish to proceed;
9.2.2 there is a risk that supply of the products may be significantly delayed because of events outside our control;
9.2.3 we have suspended supply of the products for technical reasons, or notify you we are going to suspend them for technical reasons, in each case for a period of more than 14 days; or
9.2.4 you have a legal right to end the contract because of something we have done wrong.
9.3 Exercising your right to change your mind (Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013). For most products bought online you have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days and receive a refund. These rights, under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, are explained in more detail in these terms.
9.4 Our goodwill guarantee. Please note, these terms reflect the goodwill guarantee offered by M.A. Grigg (Agricultural) Limited of Griggs Country Store, Pendennis, Sticker, St. Austell PL26 7JH to its UK customers, which is more generous than your legal rights under the Consumer Contracts Regulations in the ways set out below. This goodwill guarantee does not affect your legal rights in relation to faulty or mis-described products (see clause 11.2):
|Right under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013||How our goodwill guarantee is more generous|
|14 day period to change your mind.||30 day period to change your mind.|
|Consumer to pay costs of return.||We pay the costs of return for the first time you return each product only.|
9.5 When you don’t have the right to change your mind. You do not have a right to change your mind in respect of:
9.5.1 perishable goods;
9.5.2 products sealed for health protection or hygiene purposes, once these have been unsealed after you receive them;
9.5.3 any products which become mixed inseparably with other items after their delivery; and
9.5.4 any pharmaceutical or medicinal products for animals.
9.6 How long do I have to change my mind? How long you have depends on what you have ordered and how it is delivered.
9.7 Where you have bought goods (for example, clothing), You have 30 days after the day you (or someone you nominate) receives the goods, unless your goods are split into several deliveries over different days. In this case you have until 30 days after the day you (or someone you nominate) receives the last delivery to change your mind about the goods.
9.8 Ending the contract where we are not at fault and there is no right to change your mind. Even if we are not at fault and you do not have a right to change your mind (see clause 8.1), you can still end the contract before it is completed, but you may have to pay us compensation. A contract for goods is completed when the product is delivered and paid for. If you want to end the contract during this period, just contact us to let us know. The contract will end immediately and we will refund any sums paid by you for products not provided but we may deduct from that refund (or, if you have not made an advance payment, charge you)
10. How to end the contract with us (including if you have changed your mind)
10.1 Tell us you want to end the contract. To end the contract with us, please let us know by doing one of the following:
10.1.1 Phone or email. Call customer services on 01726 65656 or email us at email@example.com Please provide your name, home address, details of the order and, where available, your phone number and email address.
10.1.2 Online – By completing the Model Cancellation Form at the end of this document.
10.1.3 By post. – By completing the Model Cancellation Form at the end of this Document and posting it to us at the address on the form. Or simply writing to us at that address, including details of what you bought, when you ordered or received it and your name and address.
10.2 Returning products after ending the contract. If you end the contract for any reason after products have been dispatched to you or you have received them, you must return them to us. You must either return the goods in person to where you bought them, post them back to us at Griggs County Store, Pendennis, Lower Sticker, St. Austell, Cornwall PL26 7JH or (if they are not suitable for posting) allow us to collect them from you (UK only). Please call customer services on 01726 65656] or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a return label or to arrange collection (UK only). If you are exercising your right to change your mind we must receive the returned goods within 30 days of telling us you wish to end the contract. For information about how to return a product to us, see other Returns Page [INSERT LINK]
10.3 When we will pay the costs of return. We will pay the costs of return:
10.3.1 if the products are faulty or misdescribed;
10.3.2 if you are ending the contract because we have told you of an upcoming change to the product or these terms, an error in pricing or description, a delay in delivery due to events outside our control or because you have a legal right to do so as a result of something we have done wrong; or
10.3.3 if you are exercising your right to change your mind and under our Goodwill Guarantee it is the first time you have return this product.
In all other circumstances you must pay the costs of return.
10.4 What we charge for collection. If you are responsible for the costs of return and we are collecting the product from you, we will charge you the direct cost to us of collection.
10.5 How we will refund you. We will refund you the price you paid for the products including delivery costs, by the method you used for payment. However, we may make deductions from the price, as described below.
10.6 Deductions from refunds if you are exercising your right to change your mind. If you are exercising your right to change your mind:
10.6.1 We may reduce your refund of the price (excluding delivery costs) to reflect any reduction in the value of the goods, if this has been caused by your handling them in a way which would not be permitted in a shop. If we refund you the price paid before we are able to inspect the goods and later discover you have handled them in an unacceptable way, you must pay us an appropriate amount.
10.6.2 The maximum refund for delivery costs will be the costs of delivery by the least expensive delivery method we offer. For example, if we offer delivery of a product within 3-5 days at one cost but you choose to have the product delivered within 24 hours at a higher cost, then we will only refund what you would have paid for the cheaper delivery option (UK only).
10.7 When your refund will be made. We will make any refunds due to you as soon as possible. If you are exercising your right to change your mind then:
10.7.1 If the products are goods and we have not offered to collect them, your refund will be made within 14 days from the day on which we receive the product back from you or, if earlier, the day on which you provide us with evidence that you have sent the product back to us. For information about how to return a product to us, see other Returns Page
10.7.2 In all other cases, your refund will be made within 14 days of your telling us you have changed your mind
11. Our rights to end the contract
11.1 We may end the contract if you break it. We may end the contract for a product at any time by writing to you if:
11.1.1 you do not make any payment to us when it is due and you still do not make payment within 14 days of us reminding you that payment is due;
11.1.2 you do not, within a reasonable time of us asking for it, provide us with information that is necessary for us to provide the products, for example, your name, address, postcode, age, payment information; or
11.1.3 you do not, within a reasonable time, allow us to deliver the products to you or collect them from us;
11.1.4 you do not, within a reasonable time, allow us to deliver the products or collect them from us.
11.2 You must compensate us if you break the contract. If we end the contract in the situations set out in clause 10.1 we will refund any money you have paid in advance for products we have not provided but we may deduct or charge you reasonable compensation for the net costs we will incur as a result of your breaking the contract. We may withdraw the product. We may write to you to let you know that we are going to stop providing the product. We will let you know at least 1 calendar month in advance of our stopping the supply of the product and will refund any sums you have paid in advance for products which will not be provided.
12. If there is a problem with the product
12.1 How to tell us about problems. If you have any questions or complaints about the product, please contact us. You can telephone our customer service team at 01726 65656 or write to us at email@example.com or write to us at Griggs Country Store, Pendennis, Lower Sticker, St. Austell, Cornwall PL26 7JH. Alternatively, please speak to one of our staff in-store(UK only).
12.2 Your legal rights. We are under a legal duty to supply products that are in conformity with this contract. Nothing in these terms will affect your legal rights.
12.3 Your obligation to return rejected products. If you wish to exercise your legal rights to reject products you must either return them in person to where you bought them, post them back to us or (if they are not suitable for posting) allow us to collect them from you(UK only). We will pay the costs of postage or collection. Please call customer services on 01726 65656 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a return label or to arrange collection. For information about how to return a product to us, see other Returns Page
13. Price and payment
13.1 Where to find the price for the product. The price of the product (which includes any applicable UK VAT) will be the price indicated on the order pages when you placed your order. We take all reasonable care to ensure that the price of the product advised to you is correct. However please see clause 12.3 for what happens if we discover an error in the price of the product you order.
13.2 International delivery and VAT. The price of the product will always be the same whether you have requested delivery to the UK or any International Delivery Destination, even where the products may be zero-rated for VAT for delivery outside the UK. You will pay the price shown on the website at the time of your order regardless of delivery location.
13.3 We will pass on changes in the rate of VAT. If the rate of VAT changes between your order date and the date we supply the product, we will adjust the rate of VAT that you pay, unless you have already paid for the product in full before the change in the rate of VAT takes effect.
13.4 What happens if we got the price wrong. It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the products we sell may be incorrectly priced. We will normally check prices before accepting your order so that, where the product’s correct price at your order date is less than our stated price at your order date, we will charge the lower amount. If the product’s correct price at your order date is higher than the price stated to you, we will contact you for your instructions before we accept your order. If we accept and process your order where a pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could reasonably have been recognised by you as a mispricing, we may end the contract, refund you any sums you have paid and require the return of any goods provided to you.
13.5 When you must pay and how you must pay. We accept payment with PayPal or the credit and debit cards listed at the checkout stage of your online payment on our website. When you must pay depends on what product you are buying:
13.5.1 For goods, you must pay for the products before we dispatch them. We will charge your Paypal account or credit or debit card as soon as you order the products online and before we dispatch the products to you.
13.6 We can charge interest if you pay late. If you do not make any payment to us by the due date we may charge interest to you on the overdue amount at the rate of 2% a year above the base lending rate as set by the Bank of England from time to time. This interest shall accrue on a daily basis from the due date until the date of actual payment of the overdue amount, whether before or after judgment. You must pay us interest together with any overdue amount.
13.7 What to do if you think an invoice is wrong. If you think an invoice is wrong please contact us promptly to let us know and we will not charge you interest until we have resolved the issue.
14. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
14.1 We are responsible to you for foreseeable loss and damage caused by us. If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breaking this contract or our failing to use reasonable care and skill, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time the contract was made, both we and you knew it might happen, for example, if you discussed it with us during the sales process.
14.2 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; for breach of your legal rights in relation to the products as summarised at clause 11.2; and for defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
14.3 We are not liable for business losses. We only supply the products for domestic and private use. If you use the products for any commercial, business or re-sale purpose we will have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
15. How we may use your personal information
15.1 How we will use your personal information. We will use the personal information you provide to us:
15.1.1 to supply the products to you;
15.1.2 to process your payment for the products; and
15.1.3 if you agreed to this during the order process, to give you information about similar products that we provide, but you may stop receiving this at any time by contacting us.
15.2 We will only give your personal information to third parties where the law either requires or allows us to do so.
16. Other important terms
16.1 We may transfer this agreement to someone else. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.
16.2 You need our consent to transfer your rights to someone else (except that you can always transfer our guarantee). You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree to this in writing. We may not agree if it may damage our business or make it impossible to carry out our obligations under these terms. However, you may transfer our guarantee at clause 8.4 to a person who has acquired the product or, where the product is services, any item or property in respect of which we have provided the services. We may require the person to whom the guarantee is transferred to provide reasonable evidence that they are now the owner of the relevant item or property, for example by providing us with a copy of the legal transfer or a chain of letters to that effect.
16.3 Nobody else has any rights under this contract (except someone you pass your guarantee on to). This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms, except as explained in clause 15.2 in respect of our guarantee. Neither of us will need to get the agreement of any other person in order to end the contract or make any changes to these terms.
16.4 If a court finds part of this contract illegal, the rest will continue in force. Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
16.5 Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date. For example, if you miss a payment and we do not chase you but we continue to provide the products, we can still require you to make the payment at a later date.
16.6 Which laws apply to this contract and where you may bring legal proceedings. These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in the English courts. If you live in Scotland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Scottish or the English courts. If you live in Northern Ireland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Northern Irish or the English courts.
Alternative dispute resolution. Alternative dispute resolution is a process where an independent body considers the facts of a dispute and seeks to resolve it, without you having to go to court. If you are not happy with how we have handled any complaint, you may want to submit your dispute for online resolution to the European Commission Online Dispute Resolution platform available at http://ec.europa.eu/odr