Terms and conditions
This is where you'll find important information about using our site.
The term ‘Emmeline Simpson’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 12 Little Meadow End, Nailsea Bristol BS48 4LS. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
When placing your order
When you place your order we must receive payment in full before the order can be accepted. This represents an offer from you to purchase the goods and we will indicate our acceptance via email confirmation.
All rights, including copyright, in this website are owned by or licensed to Emmeline Simpson. When you use this website you agree to use it only for your own personal, non-commercial use, anything else is prohibited without our permission. You may not modify, distribute or repost anything on this website without our prior consent.
Information on our site
We have taken great care over the content on our website to ensure information is correct, particularly prices. We also try to ensure that goods are fairly described. We reserve the right to cancel orders where an error in the description or price is brought to our attention.
We aim to correctly reflect our current stock system on all products however there are occasions when a product ordered may not be in stock. In this case we will contact you via email or telephone and give you the option of waiting until the item is available, choosing an alternative item or cancelling your order.
Prices shown on our website are full price inclusive of VAT.
Delivery charges vary according to the type of goods ordered and cannot be refunded.
Our delivery charges are set out in the delivery & returns section of our website. We will deliver the goods to the address you specify for delivery in your order. It is the customers responsibility to provide an accurate delivery address. Please be precise about where you would like the goods left if you are out when we deliver. We cannot accept any liability for any loss or damage to the goods once they have been delivered in accordance with your delivery instructions (unless this is caused by our negligence). We will aim to deliver the goods by the date quoted for delivery but delivery times are not guaranteed. If delivery is delayed due to any cause beyond our reasonable control, the delivery date will be extended by a reasonable period and we will contact you.
Emmeline Simpson cannot be held responsible for non-delivery if the recipient is unavailable at the attempted time of delivery, or if the supplied delivery address is incorrect. If the supplied address is incorrect and the item does not arrive, Emmeline SImpson is not obliged to offer a refund or replacement. If the goods are returned to Emmeline Simpson due to an incorrect delivery address, then we reserve the right to make an additional shipping charge should the customer wish to re-ship the order.
You will become the owner of the goods you have ordered when they have been delivered to you. Once goods have been delivered to you they will be held at your own risk and we will not be liable for their loss or destruction.
Acknowledgement and acceptance of your order
You will need to provide us with your e-mail address when ordering and we will notify you by e-mail as soon as possible to confirm receipt of your order and to confirm details.
Under the Distance Selling Regulations you have the legal right to cancel your order within seven days of receipt of your goods (with the exception of any made to order items). You do not need to give us any reason for cancelling your contract nor will you have to pay any penalty. However, you will need to notify us if you wish to cancel your contract.
If you have received the goods before you cancel your contract then you must send the goods back to our contact address at your own cost and risk. If you cancel your contract but we have already processed the goods for delivery you must not unpack the goods when they are received by you and you must send the goods back to us at our contact address at your own cost and risk as soon as possible.
Once you have notified us that you are cancelling your contract, any sum debited to us from your credit card will be re-credited to your account as soon as possible and in any event within 30 days of your order PROVIDED THAT the goods in question are returned by you and received by us in the condition they were in when delivered to you. If you do not return the goods delivered to you or do not pay the costs of delivery, we will be entitled to deduct the direct costs of recovering the goods from the amount to be re-credited to you.
You will be re-credited for the costs incurred in returning faulty or unsatisfactory goods.
Cancellation by us
We reserve the right to cancel the contract between us if:
a) we have insufficient stock to deliver the goods you have ordered;
b) we do not deliver to your area; or
c) one or more of the goods you ordered was listed at an incorrect price due to a typographical error or an error in the pricing information received by us from our suppliers.
If we do cancel your contract we will notify you by e-mail and will re-credit to your account any sum deducted by us from your credit card as soon as possible but in any event within 30 days of your order.
If you do not receive goods ordered by you within 30 days of the date on which you ordered them, we will have no liability to you unless you notify us in writing at our contact address of the problem within 60 days of the date on which you ordered the goods (unless this is not reasonably practicable).
If you notify a problem to us under this condition, our only obligation will be, at your option:
a) to make good any shortage or non-delivery;
b) to replace or repair any goods that are damaged or defective; or
c) to refund to you the amount paid by you for the goods in question in whatever way we choose.
Both parties shall only be liable under this contract for losses, which are a reasonably foreseeable consequence of the relevant breach of contract
You must observe and comply with all applicable regulations and legislation, including obtaining all necessary customs, import or other permits to purchase goods from our site. The importation or exportation of certain of our goods to you may be prohibited by certain national laws. We make no representation and accept no liability in respect of the export or import of the goods you purchase.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any rights you might have as a consumer under applicable local law or other statutory rights that may not be excluded nor in any way to exclude or limit our liability to you for any death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.
Emmeline Simpson is committed to protecting the privacy of anyone using our site and the confidentiality of any information that you provide us with. The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use any personal information that we may obtain from you.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Third party rights
Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, nor shall it confer any rights on a third party.
Changes to terms
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time and you should look through them as often as possible.
Law, jurisdiction and language
This website, any content contained therein and any contract brought into being as a result of usage of this website are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Parties to any such contract agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. All contracts are concluded in English.