"Buyer" means the individual or organization who buys or agrees to buy the Goods from the Seller;
"Consumer" shall have the meaning ascribed in section 12 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977;
"Contract" means the contract between the Seller and the Buyer for the sale and purchase of Goods incorporating these Terms and Conditions;
"Goods" means the articles that the Buyer agrees buy from the Seller;
"Seller" means www.southwestten.com;
"Terms and Conditions" means the terms and conditions of sale set out in this document and any special terms and conditions agreed in writing by the Seller.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect the Buyer's statutory rights as a Consumer.
These Terms and Conditions shall apply to all contracts for the sale of Goods by the Seller to the Buyer and shall previal over any other documentation or communication from the Buyer.
Acceptance of delivery of the Goods shall be deemed conclusive evidence of the Buyer's acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
Any variation to these Terms and Conditions (including any special terms and conditions agreed between the parties) shall be inapplicable unless agreed in writing by the Seller.
All orders for goods shall be deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to purchase Goods pursuant to these Terms and Conditions and are subject to acceptance by the Seller. The Seller may choose not to accept an order for any reason.
Where the Goods ordered by the Buyer are not availlbe from stock the Buyer shall be notified and given the option to either wait until the Goods are available from stock or cancel the order and receive a full refund within 28 days.
When making an order through the Website, the technical steps the Buyer needs to take to complete the order process are described in the Order Process section within the website.
4. Price and Payment
The price of Goods shall be that stipulated on the Seller's website. The price is inclusive of VAT. The price excludes delivery charges.
The total purchase price, including VAT and delivery charges, will be displayed in the Buyer's shopping cart prior to confirming the order.
After the order is received the Seller shall confirm by email the details, description and price for the Goods together with information on teh right t ocancel if the Buyer is a Consumer.
Payment of the Price plus VAT and delivery charges must be made in full before dispatch of the Goods.
5. Rights of Seller
The Seller reserves the right to adjust the price and specification of any item on the Website at is discretion.
The Seller reserves the right to withdraw any goods from the Website at any time.
The Seller shall not be liable to anyone for withdrawing any Goods from the Website or for refusing to process an order.
The Seller warrants that the Goods will at the time of dispatch correspond to the description given by the Seller.
Except where the Buyer is dealing as a Consumer, all other warranties, conditions or terms relating to fitness for purpose, mechantability or condition of the Goods, whether implied by Statute, common law or otherwise are excluded, and the Buyer is satisfied as to the suitability of the Goods for the Buyer's purpose.
7. Cancellation and Return
The Buyer shall inspect the Goods immediately upon receipt and shall notify the Seller by telephone or email within 5 working days of delivery if the Goods are damaged or do not comply with any of the Contract.
If the Buyer fails to do so, the Buyer shall be deemed to have accepted the Goods.
Where a claim of defect or damage is made the Seller shall be responsible for the recovery of the Goods from the Buyer.
The Buyer shall be entitled to a full refund (including delivery costs) if the Goods are in fact defective.
If you are a consumer you the right, in addition to your other rights, to cancel the Contract and receive a refund by informing the Seller by telephone and email with confirmation letter within 7 working days of receipt of the Goods.
Goods must be returned by the Buyer at the Buyer's expense and should be adequately insured during the return journey.
The Buyer will receive a refund of all monies paid for the Goods (including delivery charges) excpet for return postal charges within 28 days of cancellation.
If the Buyer fails to return the Goods following cancellation, the Seller shall be entitled to deduct the cost of recovering the Goods from the Buyer.
Goods to be returned must clearly show the invoice number obtained from the Seller.
Where return goods are found to be damaged due to the Buyer's fault, the Buyer will be liable for the cost of remedying such damage.
8. Limitation of Liability
Except as may be implied by law where the Buyer is dealing as a Consumer, in the event of any breach of these Terms and Conditions by the Seller the remedies of the Buyer shall be limited to damages which shall in no circumstances exceed the Price of the Goods and the Seller shall under no circumstances be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage whatever.
Nothng in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit the liability of the Seller for death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of the Seller or that of the Seller's agents or employees.
No waiver by the Seller (whether express or implied) in enforcing any of its rights under this contract shall prejudice its rights to do so in the future.
10. Force Majeure
The Seller shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of its obligations if the delay or failure results from events or circumstances outside its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, strikes, lock outs, accidents, war, fire, breakdown of plant or machinery or shortage or unavailability of raw materials from a natural source of supply, and the Seller shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of its obligations.
If any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions hereof shall continue in full force and effect as if these Terms and Conditions had been agreed with the invalid, illegal or unenforceable providion eliminated.
12. Changes to Terms and Conditions
The Seller shall be entitled to alter these Terms and Conditions at any time but this right shall not affect the existing Terms and Conditions accepted by the Buyer after making a purchase.
13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance wit the law of England and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.