Terms & conditions
The term ‘Polkadot Stripes’ 'polkadotstripes.co.uk' or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose address is 9 London Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1PQ. Our company VAT number is 919944379 . The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
You must be eighteen years old or older to use this site. If you are under eighteen, you may only use this site with the agreement of, and under the supervision of, a parent or your guardian. If you do not qualify, please do not use this site.
You agree that e-mail can be used as a long-distance means of communication.
You warrant that all details you provide us for the purpose of ordering or purchasing goods are true, accurate, current and complete in all respects; and that the credit or debit card you are using is your own.
During the registration process, you must choose a username and password. You are responsible for all actions taken under that username and password and must only purchase from polkadotstripes.co.uk under your own username and password. You must make every effort to keep your password safe and should not disclose it to anyone. If you think someone else might know it, you must change it. You may not transfer or sell your username to anyone, nor permit, either directly or indirectly, anyone to use your username or password. If there are any changes please inform us.
You agree that if you break these Conditions, or any liabilities are incurred arising out of your use of this website, you will be responsible for the costs and expenses that we or our officers, directors, employees, agents and suppliers incur as a result of the breach, including reasonable legal fees (if applicable). You will remain liable if someone else uses your shopping account and/or personal information.
When placing an order, you agree that any and all information given is accurate and complete.
All orders are subject to acceptance and product availability.
Availability information for products is listed on each individual product description. Payment for all orders is at point of sale and not at point of dispatch.
All prices listed on polkadotstripes.co.uk are correct at the time of entering the information, however, we reserve the right to change prices of any product at any time. All prices include VAT where applicable.
No contract for the sale of any product will exist between you and polkadotstripes.co.uk until we accept your order by dispatching the product to you. When this happens we will confirm the acceptance by sending you an email.
This confirmation email will be sent to the email address given in your order form and will detail products ordered, payment method, cost (including VAT and P&P) and usual delivery times.
You must check all the details on this confirmation email are correct and contact us as soon as possible if any details are incorrect.
If your order has not been accepted, you will receive an email from us telling you the reasons why.
We reserve the right to end our agreement with you and to suspend or terminate your access to the site immediately and without notice to you for any reason.
The delivery period stated within which you will receive your order is approximate. We will notify you if goods are not able to be dispatched within the indicated delivery timescale.
Goods will be sent to the address given by you in your order. If you are ordering more than one item, your goods may be sent to you in instalments if certain items are out of stock.
If your delivery address is outside of the UK, you may have to pay import duties and taxes, which are levied once a shipment reaches your country. You must meet any additional charges for customs clearance. Please note, customs policies vary widely from country to country. We recommend you contact your local customs office for further information.
Please note international shipments may be subject to cross-border inspections by customs authorities.
All credit and debit cardholders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer. If the issuer of your payment card refuses to authorise payment to us, we will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery.
Security is one of our highest priorities. Information requested when registering or ordering goods (including your credit/debit card details) is encrypted with SSL (Secure Socket Layer), the industry standard encryption software.
CANCELLING AN ORDER/RETURNS PROCEDURE
If you have placed an order but then wish to change or cancel it, please contact us as soon as possible. We will try our best to make any changes but we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so as the order may already have been processed. In such cases, you may have to wait until you receive the order and then follow the normal Returns Procedures.
Once we have heard from you that you wish to cancel an order, any sum debited to us from your credit or debit card will be re-credited to that credit or debit account within 14 days of your order, provided the goods you return are in the same condition that they were when delivered to you. You will be liable to any charges incurred when returning the goods to polkadotstripes.co.uk, unless the return is as a result of an error on our side.
If you are in the European Union and you cancel your order within 14 days after the day you get your goods, and you cancel the whole order, we will refund the standard postage and packing costs you paid as part of that order (if any), in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. If you paid for any premium or express delivery, we will only refund the cost of standard delivery. You will have to pay the costs of sending the order back to us. We will not refund any postage and packing charges if you cancel after the 14 days allowed under the Distance Selling Regulations or if you only cancel part of your order (although you still have 14 days to return your goods and receive a refund for the cost of the goods).
Unfortunately, if you are returning a present we have to refund the person who paid for it. Or if you want to exchange it, this information needs to go to them too.
You may return most items sold by polkadotstripes.co.uk within 14 days from the date of despatch for a full refund. For more information, please refer to our Returns.
polkadotstripes.co.uk will be happy to exchange for the same item most products that are damaged, faulty or incorrectly shipped through any circumstance that is in our error within 14 days from the date of despatch.
We do not accept liability (except as set out below) for any errors and/or omissions contained in our website and reserve the right to change information, prices, specifications and descriptions of listed goods, products and services at any time and without notice.
If an error is discovered in the price of the goods that you have ordered, we will inform you as soon as possible. We shall be under no obligation to fulfil an order for a product that was advertised at an incorrect price. In the event that you order an item and the price published on polkadotstripes.co.uk is incorrect for any reason, we will email you to inform you that we have not accepted your order, and that your order has been cancelled. Any money paid will be refunded within 14 days.
We have taken every measure to provide accurate product images for each product for sale on the site. However, due to a number of different factors such as Internet Browsers, monitor colour contrasts etc, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any differences in colour between the image and the actual product.
We have taken every measure to prevent Internet fraud and ensure any data collected from you is stored as securely and safely as possible. However, we cannot be held liable in the extremely unlikely event of a breach in our secure computer servers.
We shall have no liability to you for any delay in the delivery of products ordered or any other matters to the extent that the delay is due to any event outside our reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, flood, fire, labour disputes, strikes, lock-outs, riots, civil commotion, malicious damage, explosion, governmental actions and any other similar events.
We make no warranty that the Website will meet your requirements or will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy, and reliability of the Website. We will not be responsible or liable to you for any loss of content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Website.
To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, we disclaim any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, in relation to the Products. This does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer, nor does it affect your Contract Cancellation Rights.
We will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), pre-contract or other representations (other than fraudulent or negligent misrepresentations) or otherwise out of or in connection with the conditions for:
- any economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings);
- any loss of goodwill or reputation;
- any special or indirect losses suffered or incurred by that party arising out of or in connection with the provisions of any matter under the Conditions.
All rights, including copyright, in the content of the polkadotstripes.co.uk web pages are owned or controlled by Polkadot Stripes. In accessing polkadotstripes.co.uk web pages, you agree that you may only download the content for your own individual and non-commercial use. You are not permitted to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of the polkadotstripes.co.uk web pages for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of Polkadot Stripes.
As with all shopping websites, we collect personal information from you when you shop online at polkadotstripes.co.uk
The term ‘Polkadot Stripes’ 'polkadotstripes.co.uk' or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website.
The information we collect is:
- Your name, address and email address in order to facilitate order processing and offers.
- Telephone number - we will only call if there is a problem with your order.
- Credit card details - we only ask for these when you place an order.
This information is collected with your consent.
HOW DO WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Whenever we process data given to us we will ensure that we always keep your Personal Data Rights in high regard and take account of these rights. We will use the information we collect to manage your account, process your orders and make your shopping experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. If you agree, we may email you about special offers, competitions, surveys, new products or events which we think you may be interested in. Participation is purely voluntary and you can unsubscribe from these emails at any time.
You are entitled to request a copy of the information we hold about you, correct and/or remove the information we hold. If you need to contact us please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to: Data Control Officer, Polkadot Stripes, 9 London Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1PQ
Please bear in mind that if you object this may affect our ability to carry out the tasks above for your benefit.
All data is stored on the website servers provided by intelligentretail.co.uk. Their contact details are email@example.com or: Intelligent Retail Ltd, Consort House, 42 Bone Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5RD
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Cookies we use do not collect or store any sensitive information such as your name, address or payment card information.
What types of cookies are there?
Necessary & Functional Cookies: Necessary cookies are essential to make a website work and enable features that users have specifically asked for. Without these cookies, these features of the website could not operate properly. For example, these cookies remember the contents of your shopping cart or whether you are logged in as you browse the website.
Functional cookies automatically remember preferences that users have previously made in order to enhance their experience next time they visit a website. These cookies do not store any personal information on your device. Without these cookies, you would not be able to login, add to basket or purchase with us online.
How can cookies be managed or disabled?
Our cookies will be stored automatically when you visit our website, based on our legitimate interest to provide you with the best possible service which you’d expect from an online retailer. You can easily change the way cookies are handled on your computer by adjusting the cookie settings within your internet browser. It is possible to manage which websites are allowed to create cookies on your computer as well as view or delete cookies that have already been stored.
How do you change cookie preferences or block cookies?
Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use i.e. third party cookies, or those from specific websites. Each browser’s website should contain instructions on how you can do this. For further information please refer to: https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/
Please note: Blocking all cookies from Polkadot Stripes will prevent the Shopping Cart from functioning correctly and you will be unable to place an order through the website.