Terms & Conditions

 

Blueberribeads – Terms and Conditions 

I want you to have a pleasant experience shopping here, and want to be clear about everything before you place an order, and let you know what to expect afterwards if things didn’t go as you’d hoped. You can find information below on my terms and conditions. If for any reason you do have a problem, let me know… I’ll do my best to help!

 

About 

Blueberribeads is a supplier of handmade beads. Photographs are taken in natural daylight and colours are represented as closely as possible, but please bear in mind that individual monitors may represent colours differently. Please refer to item description for actual size dimensions, items may be larger or smaller than they appear on the screen. I always endeavour to provide you with the best quality I can.

Privacy 

I respect your privacy. No details are ever passed on to third parties, and credit card information cannot be stored or accessed by me in any form. I will take all precautions to keep your details secure, and (unless in the case of negligence), I will not be held liable for unauthorised access of information supplied by you.

What personal data do we collect?

  • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views);
  •  Information relating to any purchases you make of our goods via this website including name, postal address, email address and purchase history.
  • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us including name, address and contact details.
  • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services and email notifications name and contact details;
  • Any other information that you choose to send to us for example queries submitted using our online contact form.

Security of your personal data

We will take all reasonable technical precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on the secure HTTPS servers of our host service provider.  All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will never ask you for you password in any communications with you.

How do we use your personal data?

The data you provide will be used in the following ways:

  • To fulfil orders or to communicate regarding such orders should any query arise.
  • To provide registration services to the website and e mail blog post notifications as specifically requested by you.
  • Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;

Who do we share your data with?

We will never provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of  marketing or advertising.

Our financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, Paypal. Using PayPal to make your purchases means that credit card information cannot be stored or accessed by me in any form. You are advised to review the Paypal Privacy policy (available  at: https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev) before providing your personal information. We will share information with Paypal only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

How long do we retain your data for?

We retain customer purchase records for seven years (in accordance with HMRC requirements) and contact form entries for six months.

What rights do you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

To request a copy of or deletion of your information please e mail caroline@blueberribeads.co.uk

Data Breach procedure

To comply with current law and to follow good practice, we will notify you via email within 72 hours should we experience a Data Breach.

Updating your information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

Data Controller

The data controller responsible for our website is Caroline Dewison.

Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences; store information for things like shopping carts; and to provide anonymous tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers

Copyright 

All information and photographs on this website are the copyright (©) of Blueberribeads 2018 and may not be used or reproduced for any reason without prior permission. All bead designs are my own and I ask that you respect my copyright and do not reproduce them.

Payments 

No contract exists between the customer and Blueberribeads until I have received and accepted your order. If you wish to terminate the contract at any time, I must be notified in writing, unless goods have not been dispatched. If goods have not been dispatched, you may terminate the contract by telephone, or email. In the case of by email, the contract will not be considered cancelled until I have acknowledged and responded.

Payment is due with order, and ownership shall not pass to you until cleared funds are received. Orders unpaid within 24 hours entitles Blueberribeads to terminate the contract immediately.

Payments are taken using Paypal. You can use Paypal without an account by checking out as usual, where you will be redirected to a secure page for your payment details.

Postage & Delivery 

All prices shown on www.blueberribeads.co.uk are inclusive of taxes. All orders are subject to postal charges. UK shipping is charged at a flat rate of £2.50. Europe and ROW shipping charges are a flat rate of £5.00 regardless of order size. I aim to process orders within 24 hours Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Items sent in the UK will be dispatched by first class post and should arrive within 2-3 working days, but may take up to 14 days. Items dispatched outside the UK may take up to 21 days to arrive. I cannot guarantee delivery times unless a tracked service is requested. If you would like your order to be traceable, please get in touch for quotes.

Blueberribeads will not be held liable for any potential import/customs charges on your order. It is the buyer’s responsibility to check costs before placing an order and to pay any duties owed.

Your right to cancel 

You have a right to cancel your order with 7 days of receipt. If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase, you may request a full refund provided the order is returned within 14 days. To claim a refund, you must notify me in writing within 7 days of receipt of your order, and return items unopened and in their original packaging. Cost of returns are the responsibility of the customer and I recommend you use a traceable means of return. i.e. recorded delivery. I cannot give refunds on returned items that are lost in transit. If for any reason goods received by you are damaged, please let me know on date of receipt, providing photographs of damage and I will replace your order.

Contact 

If you wish to contact me, you can reach me by phone on 07505000596, email, caroline@blueberribeads.co.uk or write to me, at Blueberribeads, 2 Marton Close, Culcheth, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 4BU, United Kingdom.