Terms and Conditions for Use and Sales
If you have any questions relating to our Terms and Conditions please contact us by chat or e-mail us at [email protected].
Our office address:
Avenue Louise 367
Phone: +32(0)483 02 46 42
E-mail: [email protected]
Company Registration & VAT: BE0896 938 016
Terms and conditions for use and sales at www.carpetstorexl.com
Please consult our returning instructions or contact us by chat or e-mail regarding the appropriate warehouse return address that should be used for returning purchases in case you prefer arranging your own courier service instead of using our return service.
1.1 These terms & conditions set out the terms between you the customer and us the website owner.
1.2 Your use of this website and any service contained within constitutes acceptance of these terms & conditions in full.
1.3 You should not use this website if you do not accept with these terms & conditions in full.
2. Customer Information
2.1 You should always check that the contact information you provide is correct before creating a customer account or proceeding to payment.
2.2 You are responsible for maintaining your own username and password, where required to access your customer account. You should ensure that you store your username and password securely and that the details required to access your customer account are not provided to another party.
2.3 As a customer you are responsible for your customer account and actions taken within it. If you are aware or suspect that your customer account username and password or other details have become known to a third party, you should inform us immediately.
2.4 Our website is only intended for use by adults. Adults may purchase products for children as long as the products purchased are intended by the manufacturer for use or consumption by children.
2.5 We reserve the right to restrict or remove your access to this website where you breach these terms and conditions. Such restriction or removal will take place without recourse or explanation to you where we solely deem it appropriate or necessary.
4. Product Pricing and Title
4.1 We make every effort to ensure that the pricing displayed on our website is correct. However, if an error in the pricing of a product is found we reserve the right to either cancel your order or contact you to arrange payment of any extra sum due or refund any over-payment made by you (as applicable). The processing of an order can be cancelled or corrected by us at anytime up to the shipment of that order and any related items.
4.2 We reserve the right to alter all product pricing without notice.
4.3 Title in any products ordered from us does not pass to you, the purchaser until we have received and processed a valid payment, and that payment has been made into our own bank account and your order has been shipped.
5. Your Order
5.1 When you place an order you will automatically receive a confirmation email from us to confirm your order. Your order constitutes an offer made to us to purchase the goods specified in the order.
5.2 Your offer is only accepted by us once we have emailed you to confirm the dispatch of your order.
5.3 Product items not included within the dispatch email are not included in the order and contract between you and us.
5.4 We reserve the right to delay or refuse orders where a transaction contains incomplete details or details that cannot be verified or where abuse and/or fraud is suspected.
5.5 If we are unable to reasonably ascertain these details or resolve these issues a refund will be made against the card used at the time of purchase deducted with any possible incurred non-refundable payment fees charged by the payment processing provider. No other form of refund or credit will be offered nor will a refund be made to any third party card or account.
5.6 In order to prevent abuse and/or fraud, we reserve the right to deduct incurred non-refundable payment fees charged by the used payment processing provider in case of order cancellation.
5.7 When you wish to place an order for more than one rug, you should consult us in advance at [email protected] to in order to verify availability and to agree with custom exchange & return conditions which may apply for your order. We reserve the right to refuse orders of more than one rug without prior consultation of our sales representative.
6. Shipping and Customs Duty
6.1 All orders received by us are shipped subject to availability.
6.2 We reserve the right to ship products at a later date (up to 28 days after purchase) where the product ordered is not in stock at the time of purchase. In this situation you will be contacted and offered a full refund instead of delivery of the product.
6.3 We cannot be held responsible for disruption to shipping caused by industrial disputes or action outside our direct control. If such disruption occurs you will be offered delivery via an alternative delivery or fulfilment company or a full refund.
6.4 There are NO import duties to be paid by UK customers for rugs woven in Belgium (including the rugs by Louis De Poortere and Christian Fischbacher) and which are shipped from Belgium to UK customers. UK customers thus DON’T pay extra charges other than the price displayed on the checkout page.
6.5 If you are ordering products from outside the EU and from outside the UK, the recipient of the product is responsible for all customs duties or tariffs incurred in the country to which the products are shipped. Furthermore your order may be subject to delay or be opened and searched by local customs authorities when entering the destination country.
7. Cancellation Rights, Returns and Refunds
7.1 Under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations you have a right to cancel your purchase. However, to exercise this right you must notify us in writing, (email or letter) within 30 days from the day after you receive your goods.
7.2 As stated above notification of cancellation must be in writing, a telephone call is not a valid cancellation.
7.3 No right of cancellation, refund or return exists under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations once you have used, unless the product is defective and you are returning it for this reason.
7.4 Goods that are sealed or shrink-wrapped and this is removed can only be returned if they are defective.
7.5 No right of cancellation exists for downloaded goods or “softcopy” goods to which you, the customer has instant access to or use of, unless defective.
7.6 No right of cancellation exists for personalized goods or goods that are intimate in their nature or goods where there may be hygiene issues, unless defective.
7.7 Please observe the following procedure for all returns to us:
7.7.1 On the back of your delivery note or on another piece of paper, (if you no longer have your delivery note), include your order number and the reason for the return.
7.7.2 If you are returning your product because it is defective, please state the defect or defects.
7.7.3 Repackage the product in its original packaging, including any accessories, brochures, manuals, guarantees or warranties that came with the product. Unfortunately we will be unable to issue a refund where the product is in an incomplete state.
7.8 If the original packaging surrounding the product has been damaged or destroyed, please ensure that the returned product is adequately packed for safe shipment back to us.
7.9 You are responsible for paying any postage or shipping costs incurred when returning the product.
7.10 We recommend that all returns be sent by registered post, so that a record of the return is available for you.
7.11 We will not issue refunds for any items lost or stolen in transit to us.
7.12 Where a return is lost or stolen in transit to us, you should claim compensation from the company that shipped the return.
7.13 If you fail to return a product to us, we may make arrangements to have the product collected from you. The cost of this collection will be passed on to you.
7.14 Unused products may be returned promptly by customers to our return address.
7.15 Subject to the above, we will refund the purchase price of a returned product within thirty days of receiving written notification of your intention to return the product.
7.16 We will also refund the cost of standard or recorded postage incurred returning a product, if incorrectly sent by us or where the product has been returned due to a fault by the manufacturer. Please note that we will not refund any courier, overnight or express element of any delivery or postage charge, including Special Delivery.
7.17 In the case of purchases made by credit card, Paypal or other online payment providers, the non-refundable payment fees charged by the used payment processing provider may be deducted from the refund which you will receive, except in the case of a product exchange whereby a purchase of a product in the same price range from our product offering is made, or in the case where we fail to deliver the ordered product(s) within 30 days after reception of the order.
8. Customer Complaints
We endeavour to respond to all customer complaints or queries within five working days.
9. Faulty Products
Where you experience a fault with a product it can be returned to us subject to our returns policy above.
10. Events Outside Our Control
We shall not be liable for delay or failure to perform any obligation under these terms & conditions if the delay or failure is caused by any circumstances beyond our reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of god, war, civil disorder or industrial dispute.
11.1 We grant you a licence to access the content, information and services contained within our website for personal use only.
11.2 This licence allows you to download and cache (using your browser) individual pages from our website.
11.3 This licence does not allow you to download and modify individual pages or substantial parts of our website nor to make our website available via an intranet, where our website or a substantial part of it is hosted locally on the intranet in question.
11.4 Our website design, layout, content or text cannot be copied, edited or otherwise manipulated without our express prior written permission.
11.5 Our website cannot be placed within the frame-set of another site.
11.6 Third parties are not allowed to “deep link” to pages within our website, without our express prior written permission. All links (unless expressly permitted by us) should be to the main index page of our website. Furthermore, the content of such links, whether graphic or text should not be misleading, false, derogatory or in any other way offensive.
11.7 The restriction on “deep linking” does not apply to affiliate partners who wish to send customers directly to a particular page or product in order to increase their affiliate sales.
12.1 All content, databases, graphics, buttons, icons, logos, layouts and look & feel are our copyright, unless expressly acknowledged as otherwise.
12.2 The data mining, extraction or utilisation of product information from our website is not permitted without our express prior written permission.
13. User Generated Content
13.1 Where the facility exists you may provide reviews or public feedback on the website of products purchased by you, also known as user-generated content.
13.2 Where the facility exists such user-generated content can be provided in different formats and mediums; text, audio, video and still photographs.
13.3 As part of providing this content to us you agree to grant us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive and royalty-free license to use, distribute, edit, translate and repurpose such content, as we require, including sub-licensing to other parties.
13.4 Such content shall not infringe the intellectual property rights of any other party. Furthermore the content shall not be illegal or capable of breaching the laws of any jurisdiction in which it may be displayed.
13.5 We reserve the right to remove any content, which breaches or risks breaching these terms and conditions.
13.6 However, we shall not assume any responsibility for auditing or monitoring any user generated content.
13.7 Any complaints about such content by rights holders or any user or visitor to our website should be directed to us using our contact details listed at the end of these terms and conditions.
14. Limitations and Exclusions of Liability
14.1 Where content and information is provided on the website without charge we exclude all liability for such content and information.
14.2 All business losses (including, but not limited to) loss of profits, income, revenue, damage to goodwill, loss of other commercial contracts, other commercial opportunities are all excluded.
14.3 All indirect, consequential or special losses or damage are all excluded.
14.4 All other losses or damages not reasonably foreseeable at the time of the contract between you and us are also excluded.
14.5 All losses relating to the loss or corruption of data, databases, systems, software or hardware are all excluded.
14.6 These terms and conditions do not exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by you or us.
14.7 These terms and conditions do not exclude or limit liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation caused by you or us.
14.8 These terms and conditions do not exclude or limit liability where this conflicts with the applicable law for this jurisdiction.
By your use of our website you hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified at all times now and in the future against all possible claims relating to any breach of these terms and conditions by you. Such indemnities to include, (but not be limited to) all costs legal and otherwise, all other expenses, damages or settlements arising from your breach of these terms and conditions.
We reserve the right to vary these terms & conditions at any time, without giving notice to you. Such varied terms and conditions shall automatically apply to the use of our website from the date of publication on our website.
We reserve the right to assign our rights and also our obligations under these terms and conditions, without giving notice to you. This right of assignment shall only apply to us and shall not apply to you in any way.
The foregoing paragraphs, sub-paragraphs and clauses of these terms & conditions shall be read and construed independently of each other. Should any part of this agreement or its paragraphs, sub-paragraphs or clauses be found invalid it shall not affect the remaining paragraphs, sub-paragraphs and clauses.
Failure by us to enforce any accrued rights under these terms & conditions is not to be taken as or deemed to be a waiver of those rights by us unless we acknowledge the waiver in writing.
20. Third Parties
These terms and conditions are between you and us. They do not apply to, or benefit any third party and are not reliant on any third party.
21. Entire Terms & Conditions
These terms & conditions set out the entire agreement and understanding between you and us.
22. Your Statutory Rights
Where acting as a consumer your statutory rights are unaffected.
These terms & conditions shall be interpreted, construed and enforced in accordance with Belgian law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Belgian Courts.
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