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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please take some time to read these Terms and Conditions



If you have any questions about these terms and conditions please contact us as soon as possible and before any order is placed. By placing an Order and purchasing Goods from shop@THT-co.com.uk you enter into a legally binding agreement with us on the following Conditions:


Definitions

"We", "us" or "the company" refers to THT-co,  registered address :-


THT-co

P.O.Box 205

Ross on Wye

Herefordshire

HR9 9EP


,VAT No: 984 5680 66


"You" or "the customer" refers to the person, company or entity contracting to purchase the Goods.

"The Goods" are the products which you order from our website as specified by our Order acknowledgement and on our invoice.

"Site" refers to the website shop@THT-co.com.uk

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'Order' means any order placed by you with us for the purchase of items for sale on the Site.

‘Goods’ means any products available for sale on the Site and purchased by the customer.


General

We may change these terms and conditions without informing you at any time.

We have the right to terminate the contract if the price of the Goods is not received from you in cleared funds.

To the fullest extent allowed by English Law, THT-co is providing the Site and its contents on an ‘as is’ basis and makes no (and expressly disclaims all) warranties or representations of any kind, implied or express, with respect to this site or the products, materials, content or information included in the Site. This includes, without limitation, fitness for a particular purpose and warranties of merchantability. In addition, THT-co does not warrant or represent that the information available via this site is current, complete or accurate.

We have absolute right to refuse acceptance of any Order.


Customer Obligations

By submitting your Order you warrant, represent and undertake:

a. that you are aged 18 or over

b. to supply any details we may request to verify that you are eligible to purchase the products; and

c. you are providing correct details to THT-co for the purposes of purchasing Goods from our Site. Your debit or credit belongs to you, and there are adequate funds available to pay for the Goods you are ordering.

As part of the purchasing process, you have the option to register with the THT-co Site. You must choose a username and password on completion of registration. You are responsible for all actions taken under that username and password and shall only use the Site under your own username and password.

You must ensure you keep your password safe and should not disclose it to anyone. If it is compromised, you must change it immediately and inform  THT-co of this. You may not transfer or sell your username to anyone, nor permit anyone to use your username or password.

It is  compulsory to register your details with THT-co, you will still be able to use the Site and Order Goods without registering.

If the details you supplied are wrong or need updating it is your responsibility to inform THT-co as early as possible and before you place any further Order.


Making a Purchase

The price and description of the Goods you Order will be as published on the Site when your Order is placed.

It is simple to use make a purchase on the Site. Browse the product range, and then any items you may wish to purchase must be added to the shopping cart. When you have finished shopping, follow the checkout process and you will need to provide a few details so we can complete your Order.

We accept Debit/Credit card payments. If you are shopping from outside the UK, place your Order and your credit card company will convert the transaction to your own currency. We accept Visa , Mastercard and PayPal

Using contact details available on our Site, we are able to receive Orders via the Site itself, by phone or via post. We reserve the right to refuse to accept any orders at our sole discretion. You will receive an acknowledgement of any orders you place. We will acknowledge receipt of any order you place by an appropriate method, via email for orders via the Site and from then, a contract of sale exists between you and THT-co.

When confirmation of an Order is received, this is to indicate that we have received your  Order. It does not indicate that a contract exists between us. Only when you receive an invoice from us, and we dispatch your order to you, will a contract exist between us.

We try to ensure that all prices listed on our website are correct, but we reserve the right to change prices and to not accept any order where prices are quoted by mistake.


Payment

You can pay for the Goods and the delivery costs using any payment method shown on our Site when your Order is placed. We remain entitled to terminate the contract if payment for your Order is not received before the delivery date for the Order. There will be no delivery of any Goods until cleared funds are received.


Limitations of Supply

THT-co will endeavour to make sure that all Orders are satisfied, however it is impossible to guarantee that all items will be available at all times. If the Goods you have ordered are not available, we will give you the option of receiving a replacement or a full refund. If we receive no direction from you, we may provide replacement Goods of a corresponding quality and/or specification or cancel the Order and provide a refund, at our discretion.


Shipping and Handling

We charge one set shipping fee of only £3.95 for Orders up to £75 and free delivery on Orders above this value delivered in the UK MAINLAND (Except Scottish Highlands & Islands).

Please see our Delivery & Shipping page for further information regarding costs of delivery including deliveries off the UK mainland and deliveries outside the UK.

We use only two services to despatch products dependent on weight and value and these are Royal Mail Recorded Delivery and DHL.


Delivery

We will arrange delivery of the Goods you order to the delivery address you provide us with at the time the Order is placed.

We attempt to despatch all Orders within 48 hours of receiving them, but please allow up to a maximum of 28 days for delivery. If there are any delays, we will try to keep you up to date on the situation. Orders received from outside the UK are usually received in not more than 6 days but we cannot take responsibility for delays and orders may take approximately two weeks for delivery.

If we are out of stock of certain Goods, we will not dispatch the Order but we endeavour to keep you informed. If however, it would be preferable to receive a part shipment we can arrange this. As a business we are attempting to reduce our carbon footprint and cut out unnecessary deliveries. It is always your decision. If delivery is overdue by more than 28 days, we will always give you the choice of receiving a full refund of any payments that you have made.

If you fail to take delivery because you have cancelled your contract under the Distance Selling Regulations then THT-co will refund you within 30 days for any sum that has been paid by you or debited from your credit card for the Goods. On exercising your right to cancel you shall be required to return the Goods to THT-co. Should you fail to return the Goods, we reserve the right to deduct any direct costs incurred by us in retrieving the Goods as a result of such failure.


Back Orders

If you purchase Goods which are out of stock, we can order them in for you. We will also give you the choice to obtain a full refund if you would prefer.


Tax Charges

VAT at the standard rate of 20%  (or the rate as in force at the time of ordering) is added to all Orders made from the UK or the European Union. Orders made from outside the UK or EU are exempt from VAT.



Guarantee

When you make a purchase from THT-co we want you to be 100% happy with the whole ordering process. We sell the best quality premium items, and this gives us the confidence to guarantee the items against failure. We understand that low THT-co are not cheap to purchase and failures and breakages can eat in to the savings that you are looking to make.

As we deal directly with the manufacturers and reputable suppliers we offer a 28 day return to base Guarantee on all Low Energy bulbs. If a bulb fails during this period simply return it to us and we will replace it with one of equal or better performance.

All Guarantees start from the date of purchase.


Returns Policy

Before you return Goods to us, please make sure you are aware of our returns procedure and email us at shop@THT-co.com.uk to get a Returns Materials Authorisation Number (RMA). We will email the RMA to you and include information on how to return the Goods and where to send them to. Please be aware that we may refuse returns which do not have a RMA. Please note that we may refuse returns which do not have a valid returns authorisation number. Items which require installation can not have been installed or modified in any way and must be returned in their original packaging complete with accessories.

Authorised product returns must be sent to:


THT-co

Customer Services

P.O.Box 205

Ross on Wye

Herefordshire

HR9 9EP



If you want a refund for Goods which are not needed you must inform us of this within 7 days of receiving the Goods, via email or in writing. It is YOUR responsibility to return the Goods safely to us at YOUR cost.

As required under the Distance Selling Regulations, THT-co will refund you within 30 days for any sum that has been paid by you or debited from your credit card for the Goods. On exercising your right to cancel you shall be required to return the Goods to THT-co. Should you fail to return the Goods, we reserve the right to deduct any direct costs incurred by us in retrieving the Goods as a result of such failure.  We will endeavour to fulfil all returns and try to provide refunds due as quickly as possible.

- If you are a residential customer and you are not completely satisfied with the items you have ordered, you are entitled to return them within 10 days of receiving them. Provided they are received by us properly packaged in new condition, with the original packaging, have not been used, and you pay for the postage and insurance costs, we will offer a replacement or refund as you would prefer. It is your responsibility to pack items securely and you must pay for the return costs.


If we despatch faulty Goods or wrong Goods to you, we will offer a replacement or refund for these as soon as possible. You must advise us of the problem within 7 days starting the day after delivery.

Goods become damaged in transportation to you, if  the box is damaged in any way DO NOT Sign for the goods , and if this happens, please email us at shop@THT-co.com.uk immediately  after delivery

If the goods are damaged and there is no visible damage to the shipping container, please email shop@THT-co.com.uk as soon as possible but within 7 days starting the day after delivery

Goods ordered in error must be returned to us new, with original wrapping. Please also be aware that replacement Goods may incur extra delivery charges at the Company’s discretion. Orders previously offered with "free delivery" may also incur these extra delivery charges.

If you are not sure whether you are purchasing the correct Goods, please place an Order for a single item to ensure that it is correct before ordering large quantities. If you purchase large quantities in error, this may incur a re-stocking fee.

Your rights to return Goods are protected under The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 which can be found at the following link:

http://www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2000/20002334.htm


Please also see our full returns policy and returns procedure, on our Returns page.


Transfer of Risk and Title in Goods

Subject to our returns policy, title in the Goods shall pass to you when the Goods are delivered to the delivery address set out in your Order provided that THT-co has received payment in full for the Goods.

Subject to our returns policy, risk in the Goods shall pass to you when the Goods are delivered to the delivery address set out in your Order.

In the event of cancellation, risk in the Goods remains with you until the Goods are received by THT-co.


Privacy Policy

THT-co will not disclose customers’ information to third parties other than when it is necessary to fulfil Orders. If this happens, the third party company will not divulge any of the information to anybody else. Full details of the privacy policy can be found on the Privacy page.


Product Specifications

While we always try to supply as many product details and as much application information as we can, it is impossible for us to consider every likely use of the Goods. It is your responsibility to make sure that the Goods you have purchased are suitable for the use you wish to make of them.

We try to ensure that all published information is correct but THT-co shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damage, loss or expense that may be caused as a result of any error or omission in any information either published by or supplied by the company.

Please be aware that it is nearly impossible to reproduce exact colours and finishes on a website or on printed material, and you shouldn’t rely too heavily on the pictures we have provided for exact colour matches.


Complaints

We endeavour to handle any complaints in a proper and timely way. Complaints should be addressed in writing to the company at the address supplied on our Site and addressed to The Director. You will receive a reply to the complaint within five working days of receipt.


Indemnity

Customers and other users of the Site agree to indemnify the company against any claims, direct, indirect or consequential damage, expense or loss that may be caused as an indirect or direct result of the use of our Site and any computer software or information contained therein or by your access to other web sites as a result of links from this site. We make all efforts to ensure that this web site does not contain any computer viruses but cannot guarantee this or warrant that it is virus-free.


Liability

The total liability of THT-co to you in respect of all claims arising out of or in connection with an Order shall not exceed the total sums received by THT-co for the Goods to which the Order relates.

THT-co shall not be liable to you for any consequential or indirect loss of any kind arising out of or in connection with this Agreement however. This exclusion will apply even if THT-co has been advised of the chance of such damage or loss.


Force Majeure

THT-co shall not be liable for failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions of Sale owing to any act or event beyond its control including but not limited to Acts of God, industrial action, civil commotion, strikes, shortage of supplies, war, natural disasters, riots, lock-outs, disease or fire.


Law

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Sale is found to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall continue in force subject to such modification as may be necessary to achieve as nearly as possible the objectives of these Terms and Conditions of Sale.

All disputes arising out of, or in connection with, any contract between THT-co and you shall be governed by English Law and you accept the jurisdiction of the English courts