Below are our Terms & Conditions, which should be used as a legal guideline. By using this Website you acknowledge that you have read and you agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms and Conditions. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]
We reserve the right to change the contents of this Website, including these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice by posting such changes on the Website. We would advise all users of this Website to familiarise themselves with the Terms and Conditions regularly to ensure that they are aware of any changes. Use of the Website after a change has been posted will signify the user’s acceptance of the modified Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Website.
The following Terms and Conditions apply to how we supply school uniform displayed for sale on this Website which you purchase through this Website or otherwise. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions affects your statutory rights if you are contracting as a consumer. The information, service and school uniform displayed for sale on this Website are intended for use by residents of the UK only, and are not aimed at or intended for use by residents of any other jurisdiction.
A contract between the customer and Schoolwear Inc. Ltd for the sale of our products will only exist once an order has been accepted, processed and despatched. This does not affect the customer’s statutory rights. By placing an order through our site, you warrant that:
– you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts on your own behalf or on behalf of the school for whom you are acting (as applicable); and
– you are at least 18 years old.
We will try and ensure that all details, descriptions and prices of products appearing on the website are correct at the time of entering onto the system. Although we aim to keep the website as up-to-date as possible, the information including product descriptions appearing at a particular time may not always reflect the position exactly at the point of ordering.
Prices shown on the website are inclusive of VAT, so you will be shown VAT inclusive prices before you make payment (please note that young children’s clothing and footwear generally has a zero rate of VAT).
The prices indicated on the Schoolwear Inc. Ltd website are shown in Pound Sterling and include all taxes but do not include delivery. The delivery costs are clearly shown and invoiced at the end of the order in addition to the price of the products.
The placing of school uniform products on this Website is an invitation to accept offers for school uniform products and is not an offer to sell at the listed price nor is it binding on us. We are under no obligation to accept your school uniform order.
In the event a school uniform product is listed at an incorrect price due to a typographical error, we will notify you of the correct price and we will give you the choice of either purchasing the school uniform product at the correct price or cancelling your school uniform order. If you confirm you want the product at the corrected price we will deliver the product to you. If payment has been charged for the purchase and you cancel your order we will, on return of the Goods, issue a refund. Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, you have no right to cancel or amend any order for any items of school uniform once placed and received by us.
For orders that require payment in advance, payment will be taken at the time of ordering.
We accept payment by Credit Card or Debit Card. We shall not process any such school uniform orders until we receive confirmation of payment.
Your Payment Card is debited at the time of placing your school uniform order and sometimes a password may be asked for. This is an additional security measure requested by your card provider.
All transaction information passed between this website is encrypted using 128-bit SSL certificates. No cardholder information is ever passed unencrypted and any messages sent to our servers from our payment service provider are signed using MD5 hashing to prevent tampering. You can be completely assured that nothing we pass to our payment service provider can be examined, used or modified by any third parties attempting to gain access to sensitive information.
We aim to deliver school uniform orders to UK mainland addresses within 5 working days (excluding bank holidays) of you placing your order. We do our best to get your school uniform to you as soon as possible and as a result most orders arrive much earlier.
- Collect From Store
We will send you an email to inform you that your order is completed and therefore ready for collection. All orders placed online are usually ready to collect/desptach from the store the next working day, however this is subject to stock availability. We cannot be held liable for any delay in receiving your order due to situations beyond our control.
Schoolwear Inc. Ltd will not be held responsible for any expenses in arriving at the store and not being able to collect the order without having received a confirmation despatch and collection email.
When a product or garment is not available, the item may be placed on backorder and or cancelled from the order. It is the responsibility of the customer to decide upon waiting for the complete package to arrive or to collect the remaining items. If we think that the delivery timescale is not suitable we will cancel the items and refund any monies paid. Though we will attempt to contact the customer, we cannot guarantee that this will happen and you will only be notified of the items that have been despatched to the store.
- Collect From School Office
We will send you an email of your order with the status marked as ‘Completed’ once it has been delivered to the School Office. All orders placed online are usually despatched to the school office within 5 working days, however this is subject to stock availability.
We cannot be held liable for any delay in receiving your order due to situations beyond our control. Including and not limited to: the school not accepting the delivery, being closed at time of delivery and any further reason beyond Schoolwear Inc. Ltd’s control.Once the order has left Schoolwear Inc Ltd despatch, all delivery liabilities and timescales are that of the School and has no direct bearing on Schoolwear Inc. Ltd.
- Home Delivery
All orders placed online for home delivery are usually despatched within 5 working days, however this is subject to stock availability.Courier – If your order is sent by courier, you will receive updates of delivery attempts direct from the courier via email. By selecting the ‘Home Delivery’ option, you agree to us sharing your email address and phone number with a third party courier for the express purpose of notifying you of any delivery updates pertaining to your order. Such updates may include an estimated time slot for delivery, tracking numbers or an electronic/paper ‘failed delivery’ card. It is your responsibility to arrange re-delivery of your order with the courier. The courier will attempt delivery 3 times, after which you will need to arrange collection from the nearest depot.
If delivery has been attempted 3 times and you have not collected your order from the depot by the required deadline, you may need to incur additional postal charges for your order to be re-sent.Royal Mail – If your order is sent by Royal Mail, your postman will attempt delivery and leave you a card so that you can contact them to arrange a re-delivery/collection. If you do not book re-delivery/collect your order from the local depot within the required deadline, you may need to incur additional postal charges for your order to be re-sent.
School uniform items supplied are subject to availability of stocks at the date of your order. If you are ordering more than one item, your order may be held until it is complete and ready for despatch. Alternatively, it may also be sent to you in instalments if certain items are out of stock. We will inform you as soon as we can if we are unable to deliver your School Uniform within 14 days of your order and you may agree an alternative delivery period or you may cancel the order. In no event shall we be liable for any damages or penalty for any delay in delivery.
YOUR RIGHT TO CANCEL
You may normally cancel your order (once accepted by us) for any reason up to the point of despatch. If you do cancel the contract within this time any payments made by you will be refunded in full within 30 days.
Please note, your right to return products does not apply to products that fall under the following categories (unless they are faulty):
- Goods made/supplied correctly to a special order (including personalised items)
- Socks, tights, under garments, shirts and mouth guards
OUR RIGHT TO CANCEL
If you have placed an order for collection from us and not collected within 4 weeks of notification, we reserve the right to cancel the order and refund any monies paid.
If you are not happy with any of the products that you have chosen, you may return them to us within 14 days of receipt. We will gladly offer you an exchange or, at our option, a refund provided that the products are returned complete, in perfect condition, unused, and with the original packaging.
School uniform to be returned is deemed to be your responsibility up until the point we receive the returned items. Therefore, please ensure a reliable carrier/postal method is used when returning products. When returning products, the delivery fees will remain as the customer’s responsibility. The present right of return only applies to products that are returned in their original, complete working condition (packaging, accessories etc.). Any product that has been damaged, is not in its original packaging, or has packaging that has been worn beyond simply opening the product, will not be refunded.
Additionally, any items that are returned to us via post/courier without prior authorisation from Schoolwear Inc. Ltd will not be accepted and therefore will not be refunded. You will be responsible for any delivery costs in the event that items are returned without prior authorisation from Schoolwear Inc Ltd.
REFUNDS & EXCHANGES
We can offer refunds and exchanges for products that are returned within 14 days of its delivery. For refunds, you will be reimbursed via the same payment method as was used initially.
If tests need to be carried out on the product, in the framework of the right of return, we will do our best to reimburse you or offer an exchange as quickly as possible. This time period will depend on the nature of the technical tests performed by the After-Sales Service of your product’s manufacturer, for a maximum period of 28 working days.
If you require an exchange, we suggest returning all the products and re-ordering the necessary items. If you still wish to process an exchange instead of re-ordering, we must receive the items before any action can be performed.
You can also exchange at our store to save time, provided the product you require is in stock.
For all exchanges, we ask that you contact us first at [email protected] so that we can advise you accordingly.
For hygiene reasons, some products are exempt from refunds or exchanges such as socks, tights and shirts unless they are deemed to be faulty.
In the event that we fail to meet our high standards of customer service please do not hesitate to contact us by email to [email protected]. We will do our very best to deal with your complaint as soon as possible and make every effort to reach a satisfactory conclusion.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
If we believe it will be of use to our users, we may provide links to other websites or resources for you to access at your sole discretion. You may choose to enter the linked website at your own risk, and we cannot be held responsible for the contents or the reliability of third party sites. We also do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Providing the links should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We do not guarantee that the links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages.
Who we are
What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you:
- Place an order for our products
- Register as a user for our website
- Use our website
- Contact us with an enquiry
Personal information we collect includes but is not limited to: your name, address, email address, delivery address(es) for your orders, telephone number and your product selection and actions on our website.
Website usage information is collected using cookies.
Why do we collect this information about you?
We collect and use your information:
- In order to process your order, returns, exchanges, enquiries and manage your account. Without this information we cannot provide the services you have requested.
- We may also use your data to send you offers and promotions more tailored to you.
Sending you marketing information
We may use your information to:
Remind you to order uniform, inform you of final dates for ordering uniform where you have previously ordered and to advise you of changes to uniform for your schools.
You have the right to opt out of receiving communication of this type.
Where we store your data
Your personal data is stored in our website and company systems.
How long we keep your data for
The personal information you provide to us will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected or as required by law.
Do we share your data?
For the purpose of providing our services and products to you we may share your personally identifiable information with:
- Organisations which provide a service to us or act on our behalf, on the understanding that they will keep the information confidential, for example, our IT providers, Accountants, couriers and email marketing providers. If they are located in another country (which may be outside the European Economic Area) we will make sure that they agree to apply the same levels of protection as we are required to apply to information held in the UK and to use your information only for the purpose of providing the service to us.
- Any third party to whom we have a duty to do so in order to satisfy any legal or regulatory requirements, such as HMRC.
- Our policy is not to share personally identifiable information with third parties, unless required by law, in order to perform our obligation to you (such as fulfilling an order) or where you have specifically agreed to receive communication from a third party.
How can I correct or access the information about me?
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date.
- You may update information held on our website by logging into your account where you have one.
- You may also ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
- You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
WEBSITE CONTENT AND USAGE
Please do not use the Website in any way that may infringe the intellectual property rights contained in the Website without our express permission (although you may download and print out pages from the Website for the sole purpose of viewing for your own personal information). Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions are reserved by us.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
In respect of any cause of action or claim (including any action under any tort (including negligence), for breach of contract, for misrepresentation (other than fraudulent misrepresentation), for intellectual property infringement, under any statute or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with any purchase of school uniform items made from us (whether through this Website or otherwise), with any loss or damage to any purchased school uniform items in transit, with any use of this Website or otherwise: (i) we shall (if and to the extent that the cause of action relates to any or all of the school uniform items purchased) repair or supply the items in question
again or refund the amount paid by you in respect of the items in question; and (ii) save in respect of liability for death or personal injury due to negligence, liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other liability that cannot be in any way excluded or limited at law:
- our entire liability shall be limited to and not exceed an amount equal to the value of the school uniform items purchased by you or the actual proceeds received by us under our relevant insurance policy or policies in respect of the liability in question, whichever is the greater; and
- we shall not be liable for any such cause of action or claim unless you have given us notice of the cause of action or claim within three months of becoming aware of the circumstances giving rise to the cause of action or claim or, if earlier, three months from the time you ought reasonably to have become aware of such circumstances.
Save in respect of liability for death or personal injury due to negligence, liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other liability that cannot be in any way excluded or limited at law, we shall not be liable to you for any of the following, whether arising from any cause of action or claim arising out of or in connection with any purchase of school uniform items made from us (whether through this Website or otherwise), with any loss or damage to any purchased School Uniform items in transit, with any use of the Website or otherwise (including under any tort (including negligence), for breach of contract, for misrepresentation (other than
fraudulent misrepresentation), for intellectual property infringement, under any statute or otherwise):
- any indirect, special or consequential losses;
- any losses or damages arising out of changes made to the content of this Website by unauthorised third parties;
- any loss of business or business opportunity, contract, profit, revenue, goodwill, reputation, use or anticipated savings; or any loss or damage to your or any third party’s data or records.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit our duties and liabilities under any applicable legislation or any conduct of business rules which we are bound to comply with. Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions we exclude all representations, conditions and warranties whether express or implied (by statute or otherwise) to the fullest extent permitted by law.
LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Disputes arising in relation to this Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, it will be severed from the rest of these Terms and Conditions which shall remain unaffected.
These Terms and Conditions represent the entire agreement and understanding between you and us relating to any purchase of School Uniform items made from us and any use of this website and supersede all other statements, representations or warranties (whether written, made by email or oral) made by you and us in respect thereof. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect the liability of either party in respect of any misrepresentation, warranty or condition that it makes fraudulently.
We shall not be liable to you for any delay in, or failure of, performance of our obligations under these Terms and Conditions arising from any cause beyond our reasonable control including any of the following: act of God, governmental act, war, fire, flood, explosion or civil commotion, failure in information technology or telecommunications services, failure of a third party (including failure to supply data) and industrial action.
DISCLAIMER OF CONTENT
Whilst we have taken all reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information on this Website it is provided on an “as is” basis and we give no warranty and make no representation regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content of this Website. Further, no warranty is given that this Website shall be available on an uninterrupted basis, and no liability can be accepted in respect of losses or damages arising out of such unavailability.
Access to and use of this Website is at the user’s own risk and we do not warrant that the use of this Website or any material downloaded from it will not cause damage to any property, including but not limited to loss of data or computer virus infection. We accept no liability for viruses. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information or images from this Website.
The information contained in this Website has not been written to meet your individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to ordering any products from us that they are suitable for your purposes. Orders will be subject to our Terms and Conditions. Any advice given on this Website is for guidance purposes only. Any such advice should not be relied upon or used as a substitute for legal or other professional advice on your specific requirements.