Our terms

1.         These terms

1.1.         What these terms cover: These are the terms and conditions on which we supply products to you.

1.2.         Why you should read them: Please read these terms carefully before you submit your order to us. These terms tell you who we are, how we will provide products to you, how you and we may change or end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information. If you think that there is a mistake in these terms, please contact us to discuss.

2.         Information about us and how to contact us

2.1.         Who we are: We are Ceuta Healthcare Limited a company registered in the UK. Our company registration number is 02974951 and our address is Hill house, 41 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, BH2 6HS. Our registered VAT number is 684 7840 84.

2.2.         How to contact us: You can contact us by telephoning our customer service team at 0344 243 6661 or by writing to our UK customer service team at customerservices@ceutahealthcare.com or Ceuta Healthcare, Hill House, 41 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6HS

2.3.         How we may contact you: If we have to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address or postal address you provided to us in your order.

2.4.         “Writing” includes emails: When we use the words “writing” or “written” in these terms, this includes emails.

3.         Our contract with you

3.1.         How we will accept your order: Our acceptance of your order will take place when we email you to accept it, at which point a contract will come into existence between you and us.

3.2.         If we cannot accept your order: If we are unable to accept your order, we will inform you of this in writing and will not charge you for the product. This might be because the product is out of stock, because of unexpected limits on our resources which we could not reasonably plan for, because we have identified an error in the price or description of the product or because we are unable to meet a delivery deadline you have specified.

3.3.         Your order number: We will assign an order number to your order and tell you what it is when we accept your order. It will help us if you can tell us the order number whenever you contact us about your order.

3.4.         We only sell to the UK: Our website is solely for the promotion of our products in the UK. Unfortunately, we do not accept orders from or deliver to addresses outside the UK.

4.         Our products

4.1.         Products may vary slightly from their pictures: The images of the products on our website are for illustrative purposes only Your product may vary slightly from those images.

4.2.         Product packaging may vary: The packaging of the product may vary from that shown in images on our website.

5.         Your rights to make changes

If you wish to make a change to the product you have ordered please contact us. We will let you know if the change is possible. If it is possible we will let you know about any changes to the price of the product, the timing of supply or anything else which would be necessary as a result of your requested change and ask you to confirm whether you wish to go ahead with the change. If we cannot make the change or the consequences of making the change are unacceptable to you, you may want to end the contract (see clause 8 – Your rights to end the contract).

6.         Our rights to make changes

6.1.         Minor changes to the products: We may change the product:

6.1.1.            to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements; and

6.1.2.            to implement minor technical adjustments and improvements. These changes will not affect your use of the product.

6.2.         More significant changes to the products and these terms: In addition, we may make changes to these terms or the products, but if we do so we will notify you and you may then contact us to end the contract before the changes take effect and receive a refund for any products paid for but not received.

7.         Providing the products

7.1.         Delivery costs: The costs of delivery will be as displayed to you on our website.

7.2.         When we will provide the products: During the order process we will let you know when we will provide the products to you. Our delivery policy is to deliver them if in stock within 3-4 working days.

7.3.         We are not responsible for delays outside our control: If our supply of the products is delayed by an event outside our control then we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and we will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay. Provided we do this we will not be liable for delays caused by the event, but if there is a risk of substantial delay you may contact us to end the contract and receive a refund for any products you have paid for but not received.

7.4.         If you are not at home when the product is delivered: If no one is available at your address to take delivery and the products cannot be posted through your letterbox, we will leave you a note informing you of how to rearrange delivery.

7.5.         If you do not re-arrange delivery: If, after a failed delivery to you, you do not re-arrange delivery or collect the goods from a delivery depot we will contact you for further instructions and may charge you for storage costs and any further delivery costs. If, despite our reasonable efforts, we are unable to contact you or re-arrange delivery or collection we may end the contract.

7.6.         When you become responsible for the goods: A product will be your responsibility from the time we deliver the product to the address you gave us.

7.7.         When you own the goods: You own a product once we have received payment in full.

8.         Your rights to end the contract

8.1.         You can always end your contract with us: Your rights when you end the contract will depend on what you have bought, whether there is anything wrong with it, how we are performing and when you decide to end the contract:

8.1.1.            If what you have bought is faulty or misdescribed you may have a legal right to end the contract (or to get the product repaired or replaced or to get some or all of your money back), see clause 10;

8.1.2.            If you want to end the contract because of something we have done or have told you we are going to do, see clause 8.2;

8.1.3.            If you have just changed your mind about the product, see clause 8.3. You may be able to get a refund if you are within the cooling-off period, but this may be subject to deductions and you will have to pay the costs of return of any goods.

8.2.         Ending the contract because of something we have done or are going to do: If you are ending a contract for a reason set out below the contract will end immediately and we will refund you in full for any products which have not been provided and you may also be entitled to compensation. The reasons are:

8.2.1.            we have told you about an upcoming change to the product or these terms which you do not agree to (see clause 6.2);

8.2.2.            we have told you about an error in the price or description of the product you have ordered and you do not wish to proceed;

8.2.3.            there is a risk that supply of the products may be significantly delayed because of events outside our control;

8.2.4.            we have suspended supply of the products for technical reasons, or notify you we are going to suspend them for technical reasons, in each case for a period of more than 12 weeks; or

8.2.5.            you have a legal right to end the contract because of something we have done wrong.

8.3.         Exercising your right to change your mind (Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013): For most products bought online you have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days and receive a refund. These rights, under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, are explained in more detail in these terms.

8.4.         Our goodwill guarantee: Please note, these terms reflect the goodwill guarantee offered by Ceuta Healthcare Limited to its UK customers, which is more generous than your legal rights under the Consumer Contracts Regulations in the ways set out below. This goodwill guarantee does not affect your legal rights in relation to faulty or misdescribed products (see clause 10.2):

Right under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013How our goodwill guarantee is more generous
14 day period to change your mind.30 day period to change your mind.
Consumer to pay costs of return.We pay the costs of return.

8.5.         When you don’t have the right to change your mind: You do not have a right to change your mind in respect of products sealed for health protection or hygiene purposes, once these have been unsealed after you receive them.

8.6.         How long do I have to change my mind? You have 30days after the day you (or someone you nominate) receives the goods.

9.         How to end the contract with us (including if you have changed your mind)

9.1.         Telling us you want to end the contract: To end the contract with us, please let us know by doing one of the following:

9.1.1.            Phone or email: Call customer services on 0344 243 6661 or email us at customerservices@ceutahealthcare.com. Please provide your name, home address, details of the order and, where available, your phone number and email address.

9.1.2.            Online: Complete the form on our website. Click here to open form

9.1.3.            By post: Print off the form –click here (download and print out) and post it to us at the address on the form. Or simply write to us at that address, including details of what you bought, when you ordered or received it and your name and address.

9.2.         Returning products after ending the contract: If you end the contract for any reason after products have been dispatched to you or you have received them, you must return them to us. You must post the goods back to us; contact Customer Services on 0344 243 6661 or on customerservices@ceutahealthcare.com and a Freepost envelope will be sent out to you. If you are exercising your right to change your mind you must send off the goods within 14 days of telling us you wish to end the contract.

9.3.         When we will pay the costs of return: We will pay the costs of return:

9.3.1.            if the products are faulty or misdescribed. However, if you discover the product is faulty after it has been used, please do not return it to us but instead please contact our customer service team on 0344 243 6661 or on customerservices@ceutahealthcare.com for further advice;

9.3.2.            if you are ending the contract because we have told you of an upcoming change to the product or these terms, an error in pricing or description, a delay in delivery due to events outside our control or because you have a legal right to do so as a result of something we have done wrong; or

9.3.3.            if you are exercising your right to change your mind.

In all other circumstances you must pay the costs of return.

9.4.         How we will refund you: We will refund you the price you paid for the products including delivery costs, by the method you used for payment. However, we may make deductions from the price, as described below.

9.5.         Deductions from refunds if you are exercising your right to change your mind: If you are exercising your right to change your mind:

9.5.1.            We may reduce your refund of the price (excluding delivery costs) to reflect any reduction in the value of the goods, if this has been caused by your handling them in a way which would not be permitted in a shop. If we refund you the price paid before we are able to inspect the goods and later discover you have handled them in an unacceptable way, you must pay us an appropriate amount.

9.5.2.            The maximum refund for delivery costs will be the costs of delivery by the least expensive delivery method we offer. For example, if we offer delivery of a product within 3-5 days at one cost but you choose to have the product delivered within 24 hours at a higher cost, then we will only refund what you would have paid for the cheaper delivery option.

9.6.         When your refund will be made: We will make any refunds due to you as soon as possible. If you are exercising your right to change your mind then your refund will be made within 14 days from the day on which we receive the product back from you or, if earlier, the day on which you provide us with evidence that you have sent the product back to us. For information about how to return a product to us, see clause 9.2.

10.      If there is a problem with the product

10.1.      How to tell us about problems: If you have any questions or complaints about the product, please contact us. You can telephone our customer service team at 0344 243 6661 or write to us at customerservices@ceutahealthcare.com or FAO: Customer Service Team, Ceuta Healthcare, Hill House, 41 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6HS.

10.2.      Summary of your legal rights: We are under a legal duty to supply products that are in conformity with this contract. See the box below for a summary of your key legal rights in relation to the product. Nothing in these terms will affect your legal rights.

 

Summary of your key legal rights

This is a summary of your key legal rights. These are subject to certain exceptions. For detailed information please visit the Citizens Advice website www.adviceguide.org.uk or call 03454 04 05 06.

If your product is goods, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 says goods must be as described, fit for purpose and of satisfactory quality. During the expected lifespan of your product your legal rights entitle you to the following:

  • up to 30 days: if your goods are faulty, then you can get an immediate refund.
  • up to six months: if your goods can’t be repaired or replaced, then you’re entitled to a full refund, in most cases.
  • up to six years: if your goods do not last a reasonable length of time you may be entitled to some money back.

See also clause 8.3.

 

10.3.      Your obligation to return rejected products: If you wish to exercise your legal rights to reject products you must post them back to us (unless the product has been used in which case it should not be returned to us for hygiene reasons. In that situation, please contact our customer service team for advice). We will pay the costs of postage. Please call customer services on 0344 243 6661 or email us at customerservices@ceutahealthcare.com to arrange for a Freepost envelope to being sent out to you.

11.      Price and payment

11.1.      Where to find the price for the product: The price of the product (which includes VAT) will be the price indicated on the order pages when you placed your order. We take all reasonable care to ensure that the price of the product advised to you is correct. However please see clause 11.3 for what happens if we discover an error in the price of the product you order.

11.2.      We will pass on changes in the rate of VAT: If the rate of VAT changes between your order date and the date we supply the product, we will adjust the rate of VAT that you pay, unless you have already paid for the product in full before the change in the rate of VAT takes effect.

11.3.      What happens if we got the price wrong: It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the products we sell may be incorrectly priced. We will normally check prices before accepting your order so that, where the product’s correct price at your order date is less than our stated price at your order date, we will charge the lower amount. If the product’s correct price at your order date is higher than the price stated to you, we will contact you for your instructions before we accept your order. If we accept and process your order where a pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could reasonably have been recognised by you as a mispricing, we may end the contract, refund you any sums you have paid and require the return of any goods provided to you.

11.4.      When you must pay and how you must pay: We accept payment with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB and Diners Club cards. You must pay for the products before we dispatch them. We will charge your credit or debit card immediately before we dispatch the products to you.

12.      Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

12.1.      We are not responsible to you for unforeseeable loss and damage caused by us: However, if we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breaking this contract or our failing to use reasonable care and skill, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time the contract was made, both we and you knew it might happen, for example, if you discussed it with us during the sales process.

12.2.      We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so: This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; for breach of your legal rights in relation to the products as summarised at clause 10.2; and for defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.

12.3.      We are not liable for business losses: We only supply the products for domestic and private use. If you use the products for any commercial, business or re-sale purpose we will have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

13.      How we may use your personal information

13.1.      How we will use your personal information. We will use the personal information you provide to us:

13.1.1.         to supply the products to you;

13.1.2.         to process your payment for the products; and

13.1.3.         if you agreed to this during the order process, to give you information about similar products that we provide, but you may stop receiving this at any time by contacting us.

13.2.      We will only give your personal information to third parties where the law requires us to do so.

14.      Other important terms

14.1.      We may transfer this agreement to someone else. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will contact you to let you know if we plan to do this with respect to any pending orders. If you are unhappy with the transfer you may contact us to end the contract within 14 days of us telling you about it and we will refund you any payments you have made in advance for products not provided.

14.2.      You need our consent to transfer your rights to someone else (except that you can always transfer our guarantee). You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree to this in writing. We may not agree if you owe us any money. However, you may transfer our guarantee at clause 8.4 to a person who has acquired the product or, where the product is services, any item or property in respect of which we have provided the services. We may require the person to whom the guarantee is transferred to provide reasonable evidence that they are now the owner of the relevant item.

14.3.      Nobody else has any rights under this contract (except someone you pass your guarantee on to). This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms, except as explained in clause 14.2 in respect of our guarantee. Neither of us will need to get the agreement of any other person in order to end the contract or make any changes to these terms.

14.4.      If a court finds part of this contract illegal, the rest will continue in force. Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.

14.5.      Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date. For example, if you miss a payment and we do not chase you but we continue to provide the products, we can still require you to make the payment at a later date.

14.6.      Which laws apply to this contract and where you may bring legal proceedings. These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in the English courts. If you live in Scotland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Scottish or the English courts. If you live in Northern Ireland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Northern Irish or the English courts.

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