Terms & Conditions
This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and Bridestones Associates Limited (trading under the brand name of Ask Sally), the owner(s) of this Web Site. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Web Site. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should stop using the Web Site immediately.
No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance. Your order constitutes a contractual offer and our acceptance of that offer is deemed to occur upon our sending a dispatch email to you indicating that your order has been fulfilled and is on its way to you.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:
means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Paid Content and / or any communications System on the Web Site;
means any third party responsible for transporting purchased Goods from our Premises to customers;
means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;
means any products that Ask Sally advertises and / or makes available for sale through this Web Site;
means Bridestones Associates Limited trading as asksally.co, Riverside, Mountbatten Way, Congleton. CW12 1DY.
means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that the Company makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;
means any details required for the purchase of Goods from this Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, credit / debit card numbers, bank account numbers and sort codes;
means collectively any orders, invoices, dispatch notes, receipts or similar that may be in hard copy or electronic form;
Means our place(s) of business located at Riverside, Mountbatten Way, Congleton. CW12 1DY or any other company premises.
means any online communications infrastructure that the Company makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;
means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by the Company and acting in the course of their employment;
means the website that you are currently using http://www.asksally.co and any sub-domains of this site
(e.g. subdomain.asksally.co) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
2. Age Restrictions
Persons under the age of 18 should use this Web Site only with the supervision of an Adult. Payment Information must be provided by or with the permission of an Adult.
3. International Customers
If Goods are being ordered from outside the Company's country of residence, import duties and taxes may be incurred once your Goods reach their destination. The Company is not responsible for these charges and we undertake to make no calculations or estimates in this regard. If you are buying internationally, you are advised to contact your local customs authorities for further details on costs and procedures. As the purchaser of the Goods, you will also be the importer of record and as such should ensure that your purchase is in full compliance with the laws of the country into which the Goods are being imported. Please be aware that Goods may be inspected on arrival at port for customs purposes and the Company cannot guarantee that the packaging of your Goods will be free of signs of tampering.
4. Intellectual Property
4.1 Subject to the exceptions in Clause 6 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Web Site, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of the Company, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Web Site you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.
4.2 You may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material purchased from www.asksally.co Web Site or contained within the web site unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by the Company.
5. Links to Other Web Sites
This Web Site may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of the Company or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such web sites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Web Site does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
6. Links to this Web Site
Those wishing to place a link to this Web Site on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site www.asksally.co without prior permission. Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of the Company. To find out more please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to asksally.co, Bridestones Associates Limited, Riverside, Mountbatten Way, Congleton. CW12 1DY or by phone on 0844 848 2995.
7. Use of Communications Facilities
7.1 When using the enquiry form or any other System on the Web Site you should do so in accordance with the following rules:
7.1.1 You must not use obscene or vulgar language;
7.1.2 You must not submit Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
7.1.3 You must not submit Content that is intended to promote or incite violence;
7.1.4 It is advised that submissions are made using the English language as we may be unable to respond to enquiries submitted in any other languages;
7.1.6 You must not impersonate other people, particularly employees and representatives of the Company or our affiliates;
7.1.7 You must not use our System for unauthorised mass-communication such as "spam" or "junk mail".
7.2 You acknowledge that the Company reserves the right to monitor any and all communications made to us or using our System.
8. Goods, Pricing and Availability
8.1 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all graphical representations and descriptions of Goods available from the Company correspond to the actual Goods, the Company is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions. This does not exclude our liability for mistakes due to negligence on our part and refers only to variations of the correct Goods, not different Goods altogether. Please refer to Clause 10.1 for incorrect Goods.
8.2 Where appropriate, you may be required to select the required code of the Goods that you are purchasing.
8.3 The Company does not represent or warrant that such Goods will be available. Stock indications are not provided on the Web Site.
8.4 All pricing information on the Web Site is correct at the time of going online. The Company reserves the right to change prices and alter or remove any special offers from time to time and as necessary.
8.5 In the event that prices are changed during the period between an order being placed for Goods and the Company processing that order and taking payment, you will be contacted prior to your order being processed with details of the new price;
8.6 All prices on the Web Site do not include VAT. The Company's VAT number is 921674718.
9.1 The Company will notify you by way of email when your goods are to be dispatched to you. The message will contain details of estimated delivery times in addition to any reasons for a delay in the delivery of the Goods purchased by you.
9.2 If the Company receives no communication from you, within 14 days of delivery, regarding any problems with the Goods, you are deemed to have received the Goods in full working order and with no problems.
10. Returns Policy
The Company aims to always provide high quality Goods that are fault free and undamaged. On occasion however, goods may need to be returned. Returns are governed by these Terms and Conditions.
10.1 If you receive Goods which do not match those that you ordered, unless accompanied by an explanatory note detailing the changes, stating reasons for the changes and setting out your options, you should contact us within 14 days to arrange collection and return. The Company is not responsible for paying shipment costs. You will be given the option to have the Goods replaced with those ordered (if available) or to be refunded through the payment method used by you when purchasing the Goods. Refunds and replacements will be issued upon our receipt of the returned Goods.
10.2 If any Goods you have purchased have faults when they are delivered to you, you should contact the Company within 14 days to arrange collection and return. The Company is not responsible for paying shipment costs. Goods must be returned in their original condition with all packaging and documentation. Upon receipt of the returned Goods, the price of the Goods, as paid by you, will be refunded to you through the payment method used by you when purchasing the Goods.
10.3 If Goods are damaged in transit and the damage is apparent on delivery, you should sign the delivery note to the effect that the goods have been damaged. In any event, you should report such damage to the Company within 14 days and arrange collection and return. The Company is not responsible for paying shipment costs. Upon receipt of the returned Goods, the price of the Goods, as paid by you, will be refunded to you through the payment method used by you when purchasing the Goods.
10.4 You have a statutory right to a "cooling off" period. This period begins once your order is complete and ends 14 days after the Goods have been delivered. If you change your mind about the goods within this period, please return them to the Company within 14 days of receipt. Goods can only be returned for this reason if their packaging remains unopened and the Goods can be re-sold, as new, without any additional work on the part of the Company. You are responsible for paying shipment costs if Goods are returned for this reason.
10.5 If you wish to return Goods to the Company for any of the above reasons, please contact us using the details on our contact us page to make the appropriate arrangements.
10.6 The Company reserves the right to exercise discretion with respect to any returns under these Terms and Conditions. Factors which may be taken into account in the exercise of this discretion include, but are not limited to:
10.6.1 Any use or enjoyment that you may have already had out of the Goods;
10.6.2 Any characteristics of the Goods which may cause them to deteriorate or expire rapidly;
10.6.3 The fact that the Goods consist of audio or video recordings or computer software and that the packaging has been opened;
10.6.4 Any discounts that may have formed part of the purchase price of the Goods to reflect any lack of quality made known to the Customer at the time of purchase. Such discretion to be exercised only within the confines of the law.
10.7 If goods are returned and refunded, you will not be entitled to receive the advice or receive subscription to the asksally.co newsletter.
12.1 The Company makes no warranty or representation that the Web Site will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Services.
12.2 The advice given by asksally.co is provided by Bridestones Associates Ltd and is intended to give impartial advice on employment matters to employers. Information provided is considered up to date on the date it is given. Legal information is provided for guidance only and should not be regarded as an authoritative statement of the law, which can only be given by the courts. Legal considerations must be looked at in the light of the particular circumstances and it may be wise to seek legal advice.
12.3 No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Web Site should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.
12.4 No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.
13. Changes to the Service and these Terms and Conditions
The Company reserves the right to change the Web Site, its Content or these Terms and Conditions at any time. You will be bound by any changes to the Terms and Conditions from the first time you use the Web Site following the changes. If the Company is required to make any changes to Terms and Conditions relating to sale of Goods by law, these changes will apply automatically to any orders currently pending in addition to any orders placed by you in the future.
14. Availability of the Web Site
The Service is provided "as is" and on an "as available" basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.
The Company accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Web Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
15. Limitation of Liability
15.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Company accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Web Site or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Web Site and its Content at their own risk.
15.2 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts the Company's liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of the Company.
15.3 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts the Company's liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising out of the incorrect delivery of Goods or out of reliance on incorrect information included on the Web Site.
15.4 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.
16. No Waiver
In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.
17. Previous Terms and Conditions
In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to email@example.com Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.
19. Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and the Company shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and the Company and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
21. In accordance with the Provisions of Service Regulations (2009) Bridestones Associates Limited are insured for Professional Risks under certificate no. A29608/0610 with Markel (UK) Limited and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, Bridestones Associates Limited are registered under no. Z2371927 with the Information Commissioner's Office.