In a nutshell, we do everything we can to leave you feeling delighted with your experience with us. Common sense, being human good old fashioned customer service rules.
Everything below is a legal guideline but we can often be more flexible, we have a strong desire to leave you thrilled and delighted and work on the basis of achieving this.
By placing an order with us you will be deemed to have read, understood and agreed to these Terms and Conditions. If you are unhappy with any aspect of these, then please contact us at email@example.com before placing an order with us.
These Terms and Conditions and your use of our web site are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English court. This does not affect your non-excludable statutory rights.
This website and our Terms and Conditions have been designed for use within the United Kingdom and under UK law. Whilst we are happy to consider requests for products and enquiries from outside the United Kingdom, we give no warranty, express or implied, that the use of this website or the placing of any order through this website from outside the UK complies with any applicable non-UK laws or regulations. Accordingly, any products or promotions not permitted under your local law are not offered to you.
Contract between the customer and School Uniform Direct / Direct School Uniform LLP for the sale of our products will only exist once an order has been accepted, processed and despatched ( at which point the buyers credit/debit card will be charged for the value of the goods despatched). This does not affect the customer's statutory rights.
The general Terms and Conditions of Sale detailed below govern the contractual relationship between the 'User' (hereafter also referred to as ‘You’ or the 'Customer') and 'School Uniform Direct' (hereafter also referred to as 'We' or the 'Website'), belonging to the company Direct School Uniform LLP, company number OC382779, VAT no GB372870629. Both parties accept these Conditions unreservedly. These general Conditions of Sale are the only conditions that are applicable and replace all other conditions, except in the case of express. written, prior dispensation. We maintain that, by confirming your order, you have read and do unreservedly accept our general Conditions of Sale. These Terms and Conditions of Sale are important to you and School Uniform Direct as they are used to protect your rights as a valued customer and our rights as a business.
Changes to the Terms of Service and the Website School Uniform Direct is a work in progress, and as such things may change, be added or be taken away. We reserve the right to update the Website and these Terms of Service from time to time, at our discretion and without any notice. It is solely your responsibility to keep up-to-date with the latest Terms and Conditions by checking back regularly. Your continued use of the Website following the publishing of updated Terms of Service will be taken to mean that you have read and agree to the changes.
We work hard to ensure the Website is always up and available, but we can't guarantee that the Website will not have downtime for any reason. We reserve the right to close the Website for short periods of time for regular updating of products and for general maintenance, but will attempt to keep this to a minimum. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time, for any length of time.
Parts of the Website require you to input a password to access certain features. This is to be able to give you details relevant to your order whilst still keeping them private to you. To do this, as part of our security procedures, we require you to register an account with School Uniform Direct by entering your email and choosing a secure password. We highly recommend that you choose a strong password that is hard for others to guess, and you log out from your account at the end of every session. There is a password reset procedure in case you forget your password. You must treat your account log-in information as confidential, not disclosing it to any third party and only using School Uniform Direct in person. If you think there may have been any breach of security then it is your responsibility to notify us immediately and if log-in is possible, to change your password.
It is a condition of your use of the Website that all the information you provide on the Website is correct, current and complete. We reserve the right to disable any user account in our sole discretion, at any time for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have failed to comply with any provision of these Terms of Service.
School Uniform Direct takes great care when putting product information, descriptions and images on-line but will not be held responsible for any mistakes or omissions to any information given. The technical information details of a product may be subject to change by our manufacturers and we will attempt to update it as soon as we are aware of such changes.
The prices indicated on School Uniform Direct are shown in Pound Sterling and include all taxes but do not include delivery. The delivery costs are clearly shown and invoiced at the end of the order in addition to the price of the products. We reserve the right to modify our prices at any moment but this will be indicated to you on the order at the time the order is placed. If an obviously incorrect price appears on our website and is not corrected on your total at the time of order completion, for whatever reason (human error, technical error etc.), your order will be cancelled and the payment refunded to you, even if it has been initially validated.
Every effort is made to ensure that prices shown for the items are correct when the item is added onto the website. The price offered in respect of an item on the School Uniform Direct Site may differ from the price offered at the same time in stores. We are under no obligation to honour any in-store price or promotion in the event that it differs from those on the School Uniform Direct site.
The price of an item does not include the delivery charge, which will depend on the delivery method you choose and your country of residence. The rate applicable for the delivery charge will be calculated at the date you place your order. For more information on delivery arrangements, including international deliveries see our Delivery Information (above).
We will always endeavour to fulfil your order once completed and paid for. If a product should become unavailable after your order has been confirmed and paid for, we will refund the price you paid for the product within 30 days following the date of payment. If your order includes products that are temporarily unavailable, we will send the available products out first and will follow with the outstanding items once they are available again.
We will refund the shipping fees for the rest of the order. If relevant, we will offer you a replacement for an unavailable product, a product of equal price and quality. If you accept the replacement, and then wish to return it to us in the conditions outlined under Right of Return, the return postage will be covered by us. If you choose to decline this offer, and the original product is permanently unavailable, we will reimburse the price of the unavailable product.
School Uniform Direct currently offers two ways to pay for your order, Paypal and paypoiny.
Both these payment options useadvanced SSL encryption to keep your transaction secure and do not cost you anything to use (School Uniform Direct is charged as the seller, you are not charged as the buyer) so you will not pay any extra for your order. You do not need to hold an account with these Merchants to use these methods of payments. Please refer to Paypal and paypoint for full terms and conditions of use.
Prices and availability of goods are subject to change without notice. This means that the price confirmed after placing the order may be different to that charged at delivery. Every effort is made to ensure that this will not happen - please refer to our returns policy. A delivery charge will be added to your order value where appropriate, please see delivery times and charges.
You may normally cancel your order (once accepted by us) for any reason up to the point of despatch. If you do cancel the contract within this time any payments made by you will be refunded in full within 30 days.
If you are not entirely delighted with the products that you have chosen you may return them to us within 28 days of receipt. We will be more than happy to offer you an exchange or, at our option, a refund provided that the products are returned complete, in perfect condition, unused, and with the original packaging. We are super flexible regarding returns and exchanges. It's obvious if an item has been simply just 'tried on' or if it's been worn many times! if just tried on, we'll accept returns for up to 28 days after receiving the item.
So you can order with freedom.
School Uniform Direct allows you 28 days to return a product that you are not satisfied with.
Your right of return starts from the moment your order is delivered. You can return the product to us within this time frame, at your own expense, with your invoice and a completed and signed returns coupon. You can fill in your returns coupon on the Website.
We request that you send us the merchandise by registered post and that you purchase insurance with your carrier for the value of the merchandise. This is necessary should they lose or damage the goods. Shipping fees remain the customer’s responsibility. The present right of return only applies to products that are returned in their original, complete working condition (packaging, accessories, user guide etc.). Any product that has been damaged, is not in its original packaging, or has packaging that has been worn beyond simply opening the product, will not be refunded. The deadlines mentioned above are effective from the date of receipt of the order.
- If the product is returned within 28 days of its delivery, you will be reimbursed via the same payment method as was used initially. Gift certificates are refunded as credit on your account with School Uniform Direct.
- If the product is returned after the 28th day after purchase, School uniform direct reserve the right to return the item to you at your cost of shipping. If you refuse to pay the shipping to you the good will is kept by School Uniform Direct for a further 28 days awaiting collection. If you have not collected the order by this period, School Uniform Direct reserves the right to reclaim the items without any further notice.
If tests need to be carried out on the product, in the framework of the right of return, we will do our best to reimburse you as quickly as possible. This time period will depend on the nature of the technical tests performed by the After-Sales Service of your product's manufacturer, for a maximum period of 21 working days.
All products: For any returned package, please go to the Website and follow the instructions for returning that item. Shipping fees are your responsibility, except if the product does not conform to the description of said product (you are responsible for any damage done during the shipping of the returned goods).
Please log in to your account and follow the simple return instructions! Its all step by step and will provide all the information you require.
If you prefer you can also e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org where we will be happy to assist you in your return.
The returns address is:
Returns Dept, School Uniform Direct – Unit 13 Menin Works, Bond Road, Mitcham CR4 3HG
Please do not return items without first notifying us and or getting a returns code via the website (when you log in to your account!) – this helps us keep track of the items and know when to expect them.
We accept online payment in a secure environment by credit or debit card. We currently accept Visa, Mastercard, Delta, Switch & Amex. All transactions are shown in £ sterling.
All prices quoted on this website are accurate at the time of publication and are quoted in pounds sterling (£) and where appropriate are inclusive of UK sales tax (VAT) at the current rate. If your order is being despatched to a destination outside the European Community (EC) then your sales tax will be zero. If your order is being sent to a member state of the EC then the selling price will include VAT at the current rate. The current rate of VAT is 20%.
Any customs or import duties levied once the package reaches your destination country will be your responsibility as we have no control over these charges and cannot predict them.
We endeavour to display through this website all items in our current range. We aim to hold stock of all styles and sizes whilst a product is active. However, occasionally an item will be out of stock and if this is the case this will be highlighted in your shopping basket. The stock status for your order will also be notified to you on your order confirmation.
All dates quoted for delivery are estimated delivery dates only and may be subject to change and we can accept no liability for any loss or damage (whether direct or indirect) for delivery at any time other than the estimated date for delivery. All orders received before 3pm will, subject to availability, be despatched on the following day for a 7 working day delivery. Those orders received after 3pm will be despatched on the day after the next day.
Delivery to School Option:
Stock permitting, all orders placed by mail-order or on the web are usually despatched to arrive with the school directly within 28 days. There is an indication of when the delivery to school will be, however School Uniform Direct cannot be held liable for any delay in receiving your order due to situation beyond our control. Including and not limited to : The school not accepting the delivery, being closed at time of delivery and any further reason beyond School Uniform Directs control.
Customers will be notified when the items will be dispatched by school uniform direct to the school. However, it will be the onus on the school to make the order available to you at their own discretion and time.
Once the order has left School Uniform Direct dispatch, all delivery liabilities and timescales are that of the School and has not direct bearing on School Uniform Direct.
Stock permitting, all orders placed by mail-order or on the web are usually despatched to arrive with the store within 5-7 Working Days. However School Uniform Direct cannot be held liable for any delay in receiving your order due to situation beyond our control.
Customers will be notified when the items will be dispatched by School Uniform Direct to the specified store via e-mail. The customer should not assume that the items will be available at the store for collection, without receiving a confirmation email.
School Uniform Direct will not be held responsible for any expenses in arriving at the store and not being able to collect the order without having received a confirmation dispatch and collection email. THIS IS NOT A CONFIRMATION OF ORDER e-mail – but a specific dispatch and collection email notifying you that the order is ready for collection.
Stock permitting, all orders placed by mail-order or on the web are usually despatched to arrive with UK customers within 5-7 working days. In the event that an item is temporarily out of stock, we will notify you of the delay and despatch it as soon as it arrives.
Stock permitting, all orders placed by mail-order or on the web are usually despatched to arrive with UK customers within 2-3 working days. In the event that an item is temporarily out of stock, we will notify you of the delay and despatch it as soon as it arrives.
Though we will endeavour on getting the item to you as soon as possible, All orders received before 3pm will, subject to availability, be despatched on the following day for a 2-3 working day delivery. Those orders received after 3pm will be despatched on the day after the next day.
Stock permitting, all orders placed by mail-order or on the web are usually despatched to arrive with UK customers within 1-2 working days. In the event that an item is temporarily out of stock, we will notify you of the delay and despatch it as soon as it arrives.
Though we will endeavour on getting the item to you as soon as possible, All orders received before 1pm will, subject to availability, be despatched on the same day for a 1 working day delivery. Those orders received after 2pm will be despatched on the day after the next day.
We will keep you informed of the progress of your order by e-mail and on our website. To find out the latest status of your order online please visit 'My account', click on 'My order history' and ensure you have not received any further correspondence from us on the progress of your order.
To the fullest extent permitted by law and save as provided above, neither Direct School Uniform LLP nor any associated company shall be liable to you by reason of any representation, or any implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law, or under the express terms of the contract, or in negligence (whether on the part of Direct School Uniform LLP or any of its members, agents, directors, employees or otherwise) for any indirect special or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to loss of profit or loss of saving), costs, expenses or other claims for compensation whatsoever which arise out of or in connection with the use of this website, the supply of the products or their use or resale by you.
"The limitations of liability in these conditions shall apply equally for the benefit of Direct School Uniform LLP and any other associated company of Direct School Uniform LLP as if references to Direct School Uniform LLP included references to each such associated company."
While Direct School Uniform LLP uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, it does not give any warranty as to its accuracy or completeness and Direct School Uniform LLP will not be responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results arising from the use of such information.
While Direct School Uniform LLP takes all reasonable steps to ensure a fast and reliable service, it does not guarantee that your use of this website will be interruption or error free and will not be responsible for any disruption, loss of or corruption of any material in transit, or loss of or corruption of material or data when downloaded onto any computer system.
Further, Direct School Uniform LLP will not be responsible nor liable for your use of any other websites which you may access via links within this website. Direct School Uniform LLP does not control these websites and is not responsible for their content. Any such links are provided merely as a service to users of this website and their inclusion in this website does not constitute an endorsement by or affiliation with Direct School Uniform LLP. The entire liability of Direct School Uniform LLP under or in connection with any contract for any products to which these conditions apply shall not exceed the price of the products, except as expressly provided in these conditions.
Direct School Uniform LLP will not be liable to you or be deemed to be in breach of the contract by reason of any delay in performing, or any failure to perform, any of its obligations in relation to the products ordered by you if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond its reasonable control.
Direct School Uniform LLP may assign or transfer any of its rights or sub contract any of its obligations under these terms and conditions to any third party. You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or sub contract any of your obligations under these terms and conditions except with the specific permission in writing of Direct School Uniform LLP.
No person who is not a party to these terms and conditions shall have any right to enforce any term under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999. Nothing in these conditions is intended nor shall affect any of your statutory rights that may not be legally excluded.
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