Legal Information - Website Terms & Conditions
Access to this web site (the "Web Site") is subject to and in accordance with the following terms and conditions. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site.
These terms and conditions are between ("we/us/our") and you (on behalf of yourself and/or the company, member, or supplier for which you have registered) the user of this Web Site ("you").
On accessing the Web Site on this occasion and on each subsequent occasion you will be deemed to have accepted all of the terms and conditions that apply to its use and to the facilities, services and information provided by it. We reserve the right to alter these terms and conditions at any time and it is your obligation to check if changes have been made. Your use of the Web Site after changes are posted on-line will constitute acceptance of the new terms and conditions.
1 Statutory Rights
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights under the law of England.
John Packer Ltd reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or cease to supply any product or service contained on this website. In the event that such removal takes place we shall not be liable to you in any way whatsoever for such removal.
3 Applications for Products and Services
Prices, and details, of products and services (and any offers) posted online are subject to change without notice. All products and services are subject to availability and we give no guarantee in this regard.
Accompanying pictures of products are for illustrative purposes only, and we make no guarantee they are an exact interpretation of the product.
You can pay for your purchases either by credit or debit card, or by placing the goods on your John Packer Ltd credit account, if you have one.
Credit accounts are normally only given to regular customers who represent companies and institutions such as schools and colleges. For details, please e-mail or telephone the accounts department on 01823 669467.
If you choose to pay by credit card then the details of your card number will be securely encrypted before they are transmitted over the Internet or stored on our computers.
This makes your card details completely undecipherable by anyone except us. And as soon as the order has been processed, your card details are automatically deleted from our computer.
Orders made to John Packer Ltd are not immediately charged. Your order is first checked over carefully by the mail order department and only when your order is ready for dispatch will we charge your card.
5 Title to Goods
John Packer Ltd retains full title to all goods supplied until paid for in full. In the event of the customer's insolvency John Packer Ltd reserves the right to reclaim goods for which full payment has not been made.
6 VAT and other taxes
All prices are shown including VAT at the current applicable rate. Where VAT is applicable, it is shown in our website catalogues at UK rates even if you have registered as a non-UK customer.
We are required by law to collect VAT at UK rates on orders despatched to countries within the European Union.
7 Delivery and Carriage
We will deliver your goods within a couple of days if in stock. If the item you have ordered is unavailable you will be notified and it will be sent it as soon as it is in stock. Working to a short deadline? Please call 01823 282386 to check stock.
For details of our carriage arrangements and charges please contact us on 01823 282386.
The prices published on John Packer Ltd’s website apply only to orders placed over the Internet. They may vary if you visit our retail shop.
With such a large catalogue of items in our database (there are over 6,000 lines) it is inevitable that from time to time there will be errors in pricing caused either by human error or by errors in the data sent to us by manufacturers and publishers.
If this means that your order would cost more than anticipated we will check with you by email or telephone before processing your order. If the price increase is small, we may - at our discretion - decide to absorb the increase ourselves.
9 Returns and Cancellation
If the goods you receive are faulty please return them to us in their original condition within seven days and we will either repair or replace them, or refund the cost of the goods. If the goods you receive are not what you ordered, please return them to us in their original condition within seven days and we will either replace
them with the goods you ordered, or refund the cost of the goods and carriage. In addition to the above, you may in most cases return any goods within seven working days of receipt without giving any reason. Postage in these instances is
However, the goods must be in their original condition (not unwrapped in the case of reeds) and we must be notified within seven working days that you wish to return the goods. We reserve the right to make a fair and reasonable charge if either the goods or packaging are damaged in any way.
Please call us before returning any goods.
If you choose to return any goods you must ensure that the goods are properly packaged and sent at your cost by a secure carrier: it is your responsibility to take reasonable care to ensure that they reach us undamaged.
If you do not pay for the cost of return then we may deduct the cost of retrieving the goods from any refund due to you in respect of the order. We recommend that you use a recorded delivery service for all returns.
If a refund is due to you it will be made expeditiously and within 30 days.
10 Non-delivery of goods
If your goods are not delivered to you within seven days of the despatch date you must notify us immediately, otherwise we cannot accept responsibility for the lost goods. You will be notified of the despatch date by e-mail shortly when we send the goods.
11 Damage in transit
Any claim arising from damage in transit must be made to John Packer Ltd immediately upon receipt of the goods. Please check the cases and contents immediately upon receipt, and before signing for them.
Goods seen to be damaged should be signed "Damaged in transit" and packaging materials should be preserved for inspection. Damaged goods must be reported within two days of delivery otherwise John Packer Ltd cannot accept responsibility.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. All the information you give us is collected lawfully and in accordance with current Data Protection legislation and is collected only for the purpose of processing your order and collecting information for our own marketing purposes. All the information you give us when you register, or when you place an order, is treated as confidential and we will not share any of this information with any third party, unless you give us your express permission to do so.
13 Links to Other Websites
Certain (hypertext) links will lead you to websites that are not under the control of John Packer Ltd. John Packer Ltd has no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of the material on any such other website.
If you have any complaint about our service, please contact us on 01823 282386 or email@example.com. We will treat your complaint fairly and confidentially, and we will endeavour to respond to all complaints as a priority.
15 Governing Law
All website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all software compilations, underlying source code, software (including applets) and all other material on this website are copyright John Packer Ltd, or their content and technology providers. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to copy and print portions of this website for the sole purpose of placing an order with John Packer Ltd. Any other use of materials on this website without the prior written permission of John Packer Ltd is strictly prohibited.
16 Links to Other Websites
Your use of the John Packer Ltd website and any purchase of any products using the John Packer Ltd website will be governed by English Law and will be deemed to have occurred in the United Kingdom.
17 Changes to Terms and Records of Agreements
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes on the website. It is your responsibility to review the website terms and conditions regularly to ensure you are aware of the latest terms and conditions.
Your use of this website after a change has been posted will be deemed to signify your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED AT LAW, JOHN PACKER LTD IS PROVIDING THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND MAKES NO (AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL) REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN ADDITION, JOHN PACKER LTD DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT.
Price, specification and availability information is subject to change without notice.
Except as specifically stated on this website, to the fullest extent permitted at law, neither John Packer Ltd nor any of its affiliates, directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this website. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties. For the avoidance of doubt, John Packer Ltd does not limit its liability for death or personal injury to the extent only that it arises as a result of the negligence of John Packer, its affiliates, directors, employees or other representatives.
19 Company Details
All returns and correspondence should be sent to our offices in Taunton as follows:
John Packer Ltd
141 Staplegrove Road
Tel: (01823) 282386
Fax: (01823) 337653
VAT registration number: GB 634 5561 36
Company registered in Cardiff, number 2964334.
John H Packer
R. Anne Gardner
Company Secretary: R. Anne Gardner
St Anne St,
Wilts SP1 2DR