Terms & returns
Terms & conditions
The terms and conditions apply to the use of the (The Little Sewing Company) website. By placing an order with us, you are agreeing to accept these terms and conditions (The Conditions).
If you have any queries relating to our terms and conditions, please email email@example.com or call 01202 480667 before placing an order.
The following terms and conditions will apply between you and The Little Sewing Company ("The Little Sewing Company") when you purchase an item from us. The terms do not affect your statutory rights.
You must be eighteen years old or above to use this site. If you are under eighteen, you may only use the site in conjunction with, and under the supervision of, a parent or guardian. If you do not qualify, please do not use the site.
You warrant that all details you provide to The Little Sewing Company for the purpose of ordering or purchasing goods are true, accurate, current and complete in all respects; and that the credit or debit card you are using is your own and that there are sufficient funds in your account to cover payment of the product(s) ordered.
You agree that e-mail can be used as a long-distance means of communication.
During the registration process, you must choose a username and password. You are responsible for all actions taken under that username and password and must only purchase from The Little Sewing Company under your own username and password. You must make every effort to keep your password safe and should not disclose it to anyone. If it is compromised, you must change it. You may not transfer or sell your username to anyone, nor permit, either directly or indirectly, anyone to use your username or password. If there are any changes to the details supplied by you it is your responsibility to inform The Little Sewing Company as soon as possible.
It is a crime to use a false name or a known invalid credit card to order. Anyone caught wilfully entering an erroneous or fictitious order will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
The Little Sewing Company tracks the electronic 'fingerprints' of every order placed online to enable us, and all legitimate crime prevention and prosecution authorities, to trace individual users engaging in criminal activities on our website. The Little Sewing Company reserve the right to terminate our agreement with you and to suspend or terminate your access to the site immediately and without notice to you if:
- you fail to make payment to us when due
- you breach any of our terms and conditions
- when requested by us to do so, you fail to provide within a reasonable time frame, sufficient information to enable us to determine the accuracy and validity of any information supplied by you, or your identity
- we suspect you have engaged, or are about to engage, or have way of being involved in fraudulent or illegal activity on The Little Sewing Company.
You agree to fully indemnify us, our officers, employees, agents and suppliers, immediately on demand, from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses arising out of any breach by you of these terms and conditions or by your use of this website, or the use of any other person accessing this website using your shopping account or your personal information.
All prices stated on the website are inclusive of VAT where applicable, but exclusive of delivery charges, unless we tell you otherwise. Prices and availability of Products may be changed at any time without notice. The price at which you agree to purchase the Products is the price stated on this website at the time you place your order. Prices in our retail outlet may be different to the prices shown on this website.
We make every effort to ensure that the images of the Products on our website are accurate. However because of differences between monitors the colour you see of the Product may not accurately reflect its true colour.
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your credit or debit card information (Confidential Information) is kept secure. However, we are not liable for any losses arising from unauthorised access by a third party to your Confidential Information.
Once you have placed an order on this website, we will send you an email confirming receipt of the order you have sent. We will not accept the order and complete the contract until we despatch the Products ordered. If there is a problem with your order, e.g a problem with your credit card or we do not have the Products ordered in stock, and we cannot accept the contract, we will tell you by email.
Where payment is made by credit or debit card, you authorise us to debit your card with the total cost of the Products selected including VAT and delivery charges. Any refunds made in respect of returns or cancellations will be made to the same card. Where payment has not been made in full, we may cancel your order and/or suspend any further deliveries to you.
The Little Sewing Company accept most major credit/debit cards & payments through PayPal.
We are not liable for loss of profits, loss of business or other consequential, special or indirect loss, costs, expenses or other claims for compensation, whether caused by our negligence or not, arising out of or in connection with the Products or their use or resale by you. We are not liable to pay you any compensation other than a refund equal to the price of the Products that you have paid us for.
This clause is not intended to exclude our liability to you for fraudulent misrepresentation or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence. The risk of damage or loss of the Products passes to you when delivery is made. Delivery is made at the time we leave the Products at the address specified by you. We cannot accept any claims beyond this point. All implied warranties and undertakings are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law.
All trademarks, brand names, copyrights, Product names and trade names are the property of their respective owners and we do not authorise any use which infringes those rights. Subject to this, you may view, print and download from our website for personal use only. Any other use of information or materials on this website is strictly forbidden without obtaining our written agreement first.
Errors and Omissions
We have made every effort to ensure that the information on this website and in any documentation we may send you ('Information') is accurate. However we do not make any promises about the Information and we are not liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, which may happen as a result of relying on the Information, except where we are not allowed by law to exclude our liability.
We are not liable to you for any failure or delay to supply or deliver or for any damage or defect to the Products that is caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control.
If any part of these conditions is invalid, illegal or unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you), the validity, legality or enforceability of any other part of these conditions will not be affected. This agreement is governed by English law.
We do not give any contractual rights to third parties, and the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 will not apply to any contract between us.
The Little Sewing Company aim to dispatch your within 24 hours however this may take up to 48 hours during peak times.
If applicable, postage and packing charges are calculated based on the value and weight of the parcel.
Please note that all goods are subject to availability.
In the highly unlikely event we are unable to supply your goods within 7 days, we will advise of alternative options as soon as possible.
The Little Sewing Company currently only ships to the UK.
Your purchase is protected by the EU Distance Selling Directive. This means that you have the right to cancel an order from the moment it is placed until seven working days from the day after you receive your goods.
In the event of any goods delivered not to your requirements or as per your order, we must be notified within 14 days of receipt by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or letter to 'The Little Sewing Company, 65 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QE' and all goods must be returned to the address below within another 14 days (a maximum of 28 days).
All goods should be returned with their original packaging.
We will then process your refund within 14 days of receiving the goods.
In the unlikely event that your product is faulty please contact us within 30 days of receipt for a full refund or replacement.
Please note: Material and any other product cut to length cannot be returned as it is cut for each order.
The Little Sewing Company Returns, 65 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QE. Please also include a covering note and order number.
If we receive no such notification the customer will be deemed to have accepted the items as satisfactory. We cannot be held liable for any consequential loss caused by late delivery or failure to deliver by the company's appointed carrier.