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Below are our standard terms and conditions, nothing unusual and there to make sure we comply with the law and also make you aware that we have some!
1. Definitions 1.1 "Buyer" means the person who buys or agrees to buy the Products from the Seller.1.2 "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.1.3 "Delivery date" means the date specified by the Seller when the Products are to be delivered.1.4 "Products" means those goods specified. 1.5 "Price" means the price for the Products including carriage, packing and VAT. 1.6 "Seller" means The Natural Selection.1.7 "Consumer" shall bear the meaning ascribed in section 12 Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. 2. Conditions applicable 2.1 Nothing in these conditions shall affect the buyer's statutory rights as a consumer.2.2 The Seller shall sell and the Buyer shall purchase the products in accordance with any written quotation of the Seller which is accepted by the Buyer, or any written or verbal order of the Buyer which is accepted by the Seller including but not limited to orders placed using the Seller's electronic online ordering service, subject in any case to these conditions, which shall govern the contract to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions subject to which any such quotation is accepted or purported to be accepted, or any such order is made or is purported to be made, by the Buyer.2.3 Any typographical or clerical or other error or omission in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance of offer, invoice or other document or information issued by the Seller shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of the Seller.2.4 If any provision of these conditions is adjudged invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these conditions and the remainder of those provisions in question shall not be affected. 2.5 If the Seller does not have sufficient stock to be able to deliver the goods ordered by the Buyer then any sum paid by the Buyer will be refunded or re-credited to your account and the Seller will notify you at the address given by you in your order form. The refund will be made as soon as possible and, in any event, within 30 days of your order and the Seller will not be obliged to offer any compensation for disappointment suffered. 3. The price and payment 3.1 Save as provided otherwise herein the Price shall be that as stipulated in the Seller's published price list current at the date of order of the Products. Any event of any increase in the cost to the Seller of raw materials, labour, overheads, or any increase in taxes or duties, or any variation in exchange rate the Seller may increase the Price payable under the contract upon written notice. If notice of price increase is given by the seller, the buyer shall have the right to cancel the order and receive back any sums they have paid. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by the seller within seven days of delivery of the notice of price increase to the buyer.3.2 Payment of the Price shall be due at the date of the order. Time for payment shall be of the essence. If the Buyer does not pay the Price on notification of shipment the Seller may bring an action for the Price even though property in the Products has not been passed to the Buyer. If the Buyer fails to make payment as required the Seller may suspend delivery of the Products or any further Products ordered until payment is made in full. 3.3 Interest on overdue invoices shall accrue from the date when payment becomes due from day to day until the date of payment at the rate of 2% above Barclays Bank Plc's base rate from time to time in force and shall accrue at such a rate after as well as before any judgment. 4. The products 4.1 The quantity and description of the Products shall be set out in the Seller's quotation.4.2 The Seller may make any changes in the specification of the Products which do not materially affect their quality or performance required to conform with any applicable statutory requirements where the Products are supplied to the Seller's specification. 4.3 Photographs are for illustrative purpose only, and may not exactly match the product itself. 5. Warranties and liability 5.1 All goods supplied by the Seller come with a manufacturer's warranty of at least 12 months.5.2 The Seller shall provide the Buyer with such information as is required to claim under the manufacturer's warranties. In the event of a claim, the Buyer shall in the first instance contact the Seller's customer service department.5.3 The Seller does not provide any warranty cover against defects in his own right.5.4 If the Buyer is dissatisfied with his purchase for any reason he may, within 7 days of delivery, contact the Seller's customer service department to arrange for the return of the goods at the buyers expense unless proved to be faulty. Any money which you have paid will be refunded within 30 days provided that the Seller receives the goods in the same condition they were in at the time of delivery to you. This does not apply to any goods ordered specifically for a buyer or that are custom made or altered at the buyer's request. The Buyer's account shall then be credited with the full purchase Price of the goods. This credit may be used to buy items from the Seller's online catalogue. It may alternatively be exchanged for a refund.5.5 Except where the Buyer acts as a Consumer all other warranties, conditions and terms relating to fitness for purpose, satisfactory quality or conditions of the products whether implied by statute or common law or otherwise are excluded to the fullest extent of the law.5.6 Insofar as is permitted by law, our only liability to you under these terms and conditions will be, at our sole discretion, to make good any shortage or non-delivery, to replace or repair any goods which are received by you in a damaged or defective state or to refund to you any sums actually paid by you for the goods in question. We will not be liable to you for any indirect or consequential loss or damage arising out of any problem you notify to us and will have no liability to you for any failure or delay in delivering goods or any damage or defect in goods delivered which is caused by any event or circumstance which is beyond our reasonable control. Nothing in this Clause 5 affects your statutory rights as a consumer. 6. Delivery and Returns 6.1 Delivery of the products shall be made by the Seller or his agent notifying the Buyer that the products are available for collection at the Sellers premises or for delivery to such place as the Buyer may specify at the time the order is placed.6.2 The Seller shall use his reasonable endeavor's to meet any date agreed for delivery.6.3 In any event time of delivery shall not be of the essence.6.4 The Seller shall not be liable for any delay in delivery howsoever caused.6.5 In the case of goods purchased by credit card, those goods can only be shipped to the credit card holders address (in order to protect you, we carry out extensive checks to ensure that your card is not being used fraudulently) and must be signed for on delivery.6.6 All orders for delivery to addresses within mainland GB are delivered free of charge, except to areas where there is a delivery surcharge where there will be a small additional charge which will be advised prior to order confirmation.6.7 For delivery to Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Scottish Islands and Channel Islands we will deliver free to a nominated mainland GB address e.g. a port. Onward shipping from that point is the responsibility of the customer.6.8 Generally, where an order contains more than one item all items will be delivered at the same time once all items are available.6.9 Where a delivery has been arranged either by us or one of our delivery partners for a particular day it is the consumers responsibility to ensure that they meet the time and day stipulated, if delivery is attempted and no body is in to receive it then an aborted delivery charge is applicable, which is the full cost of the delivery to you (this does vary depending on the size of order and also your location in the country. Delivery will be re-arranged for another day. Delivery is deemed to have taken place when off loaded from the delivery vehicle. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your order then you can return it within seven days of delivery if it is in its original, saleable condition complete with all packaging. If the original packaging can not be re-used then the items must be appropriately packaged for there safe return. Once returned we will either offer you the choice of a replacement, credit or full refund of the goods value (Excludes costs involved in original delivery and return delivery if we arrange collection from you). If for any reason you cancel your order after it has been dispatched but before it has been delivered to you you will be liable for the full delivery cost and return cost to us. All returns must be made within 14 days following delivery. Only applies to items that we carry stock of, any goods altered to a customers specifications can not be returned unless faulty or damaged. There may be a restocking charge of up to 20% of the order total for some items of furniture that are made to order, you will be notified if this applies to your order prior to us accepting the order. Before ordering please check furniture dimensions to make sure they fit into the selected room. Please also check the measurements of all access areas, e.g. hallways, doorways, stairs, stairwells etc to ensure delivery access will not restrict delivery. We are unable to refund orders which cannot be delivered due to restricted access or the items do not fit your room. All returns due to damage, faulty goods or any other reason must be notified to us by email within three days of delivery accompanied by digital photographs. 7. Acceptance of the products 7.1 Other than where the Buyer acts as a Consumer the Buyer shall be deemed to have accepted the Products 5 working days after delivery to the Buyer.7.2 After acceptance the Buyer shall not be entitled to reject Products which are not in accordance with the contract. 8. Title and risk 8.1 Risk of damage to or loss of the Products shall pass to the Buyer upon delivery.8.2 Notwithstanding any other provision herein title in the Products shall not pass to the Buyer until the Seller has received in cash or clear funds payment in full.8.3 The Buyer shall not be entitled to pledge or in any way charge by way of security for any indebtedness any of the Products which remain the property of the Seller, but if the Buyer does so all moneys owing to the Seller shall (without prejudice to any other right or remedy on the Seller) immediately become due and payable. 9. Insolvency of buyer 9.1 This clause applies if:9.1.1 The Buyer makes any voluntary arrangements with its creditors or becomes subject to an administration order or (being an individual or firm) becomes bankrupt, or (being a company) goes into liquidation (otherwise than for the purposes of amalgamation or reconstruction) or9.1.2 An encumbrance takes possession, or a receiver is appointed, of any of the property or assets of the Buyer, or9.1.3 The Buyer, not being a consumer, ceases, or threatens to cease, to carry on business, or9.1.4 The Seller reasonably apprehends that any of the events mentioned above is about to occur in relation to the Buyer and notifies the Buyer accordingly.9.2 If the Clause applies, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to the Seller, the Seller shall be entitled to cancel the contract or suspend any further deliveries under the contract without any liability to the Buyer, and if the Products have been delivered but not paid for the Price shall become immediately due and payable that despite any previous arrangement or agreement to the contrary. 10. General 10.1 Neither party shall 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 strikes, lock outs, accidents, war, fire, reduction in or unavailability of power at the Seller's premises or its manufacturing plant, breakdown of plant or machinery or shortage or unavailability of raw materials from a natural source of supply, and the party shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of its obligations.10.2 Any notice required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under the conditions shall be in writing and in the case of notices to the Seller, addressed to the Seller at its registered office or in the case of notices to the Buyer, at the Buyer's address as provided to the Seller. 11. Headings 11.1 The headings of the Clauses in these conditions are intended for reference only and will not affect the construction of these conditions.11.2 Representations No statement, description, warranty condition or recommendation contained in any catalogue, price list or advertisement or communication or made verbally by any of the Agents or Employees of the Seller shall be construed to enlarge, vary or override in any way thereof any of these conditions.11.3 Additional costs. The Buyer agrees to pay for any loss or extra cost incurred by the Seller through the Buyers instructions or lack of instructions or through failure or delay in taking delivery or through any acts or default on the part of the Buyer, its servants, agents or employees. 12. Proper law of contract This Contract shall be governed by the law of England and Wales and any dispute, question or remedy howsoever arising determined exclusively by the Courts of England and Wales. 13. Copyright 13.1 All images, descriptions, software & design are copyrighted and owned by TNS Furniture and their use for any purpose other than viewing via our web site is strictly prohibited.