Terms and Conditions
These Terms will apply to any contract between us for the sale of Goods to you (Contract). Please read these Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them, before ordering any Goods from our site.
At the checkout you are required to tick a box saying “I have read and accept these Terms and Conditions” before you can confirm your purchase any good form our website.
You should print a copy of these Terms or save them to your computer for future reference.
We amend these Terms from time to time as set out in clause 8. Every time you wish to order Products, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms which will apply at that time.
These Terms, and any Contract between us, are only in the English language.
1. Information About Us
1.1 The website www.twelvegreenbottleswine.co.uk is operetated by Twelve Green Bottles Wine Company Ltd at 19-20 Sandleheath Ind. Estate, Fordingbridge, SP51PA, Company registered in England & Wales No. 8136100. VAT Reg 1109 9664 79. AWRS XVAW00000114927.
1.2 To contact us, please see our [Contact Us] page.
2. Our Products
2.1 The images of the Goods on our site are for illustrative purposes only. Although we have made every effort to display the colours accurately, we cannot guarantee that your computer's display of the colours accurately reflect the colour of the Products. Your Goods may vary slightly from those images.
2.2 The packaging of the Goods may vary from that shown on images on our site.
2.3 All Goods shown on our site are subject to availability. We will inform you by e-mail as soon as possible if the Product you have ordered is not available and we will not process your order if made. You may re-submit your order and our acceptance of the order will take place pursuant to these Terms.
2.4 Specific wine vintages are only available for a limited time. As a consequence when a specific vintage has sold out it's no longer available for us to sell. However, most popular wines continue to be produced each year. Should you order wine from a vintage (year) which is no longer available to us we reserve the right to substitute wine from another vintage (year) subject to it's availability to fulfil your order.
3. Use of our Site
4. How We Use Your Personal Information
5. If You are a Consumer
This clause 5 only applies if you are a consumer.
5.1 If you are a consumer, you may only purchase Goods from our site if you are at least 18 years old.
5.2 By accepting these Terms and placing an Order you are confirming that you are at least 18 years old. If our couriers have any doubt about your age they will request some form of recognised identification to verify your age. In the event that you cannot do so they are not permitted to deliver the Goods.
5.3 As a consumer, you have legal rights in relation to Goods that are faulty or not as described. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens' Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office. Nothing in these Terms will affect these legal rights.
6. If You Are a Business Customer
This clause 6 only applies if you are a business.
6.1 If you are not a consumer, you confirm that you have authority to bind any business on whose behalf you use our site to purchase Products.
6.4 You and we agree that neither of us shall have any claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation or negligent misstatement based on any statement in this Contract.
7. How the Contract is Formed Between You and Us
7.1 Our order process allows you to check and amend any errors before submitting your order to us. Please take the time to read and check your order at each page of the order process.
7.2 After you place an order, we will confirm our acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail (Dispatch Confirmation). The Contract between us will only be formed when we send you the Dispatch Confirmation.
7.3 If we are unable to supply you with a Product, for example because that Product is not in stock or no longer available or because of an error in the price on our site as referred to in clause 12.5, we will inform you of this by e-mail and we will not process your order. If you have already paid for the Products, we will refund you the full amount as soon as possible or offer you an equivalent Goods pursuant to clause 2.3.
8. Our Right to Vary These Terms
8.1 We may revise these Terms from time to time in the following circumstances:
8.1.1 changes in how we accept payment from you;
8.1.2 changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements
8.2 Every time you order Goods from us, the Terms in force at that time will apply to the Contract between you and us.
8.3 Whenever we revise these Terms in accordance with this clause 8, we will keep you informed and give you notice of this by stating that these Terms have been amended and the relevant date at the top of this page.
9. Your Consumer Right of Return and Refund
This clause 9 only applies if you are a consumer.
9.1 If you are a consumer, you have a legal right to cancel a Contract under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000) during the period set out below in clause 9.2. This means that during the relevant period if you change your mind or for any other reason you decide you do not want to keep a Product, you can notify us of your decision to cancel the Contract and receive a refund. Advice about your legal right to cancel the Contract under these regulations is available from your local Citizens' Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.
9.2 Your legal right to cancel a Contract starts from the date of the order which is when the Contract between us is formed. If the Goods have already been delivered to you, you have a period of 7 (seven) working days in which you may cancel, starting from the day after the day you receive the Products. Working days means that Saturdays, Sundays or public holidays are not included in this period.
9.3 To cancel a Contract, please contact us in writing to tell us by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending a letter to Twelve Green Bottles, 4 Leg Street, Oswestry, SY11 2NL or please contact our Customer Services telephone line 01691 650160. You may wish to keep a copy of your cancellation notification for your own records. If you send us your cancellation notice by e-mail or by post, then your cancellation is effective from the date you sent us the e-mail or posted the letter to us.]
9.4 You will receive a full refund of the price you paid for the Goods and any applicable delivery charges you paid for. We will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 calendar days of the day on which you gave us notice of cancellation as described in clause 9.3. If you returned the Goods to us because they were faulty or mis-described, please see clause 9.5.
9.5 If you have returned the Goods to us under this clause 9 because they are faulty or mis-described, we will refund the price of a defective Product in full, any applicable delivery charges, and any reasonable costs you incur in returning the item to us.
9.6 We refund you on the credit card or debit card used by you to pay.
9.7 If the Goods were delivered to you:
9.7.1 you must return the Goods to us as soon as reasonably practicable.
9.7.2 unless the Goods are faulty or damaged or not as described (in this case, see clause 9.5), you will be responsible for the cost of returning the Goods to us.
9.7.3 you have a legal obligation to keep the Goods in your possession and to take reasonable care of the Goods while they are in your possession.
9.8 Details of your legal right to cancel and an explanation of how to exercise it are provided in the Dispatch Confirmation.
9.9 As a consumer, you will always have legal rights in relation to Goods that are faulty or not as described. These legal rights are not affected by the returns policy in this clause 9 or these Terms. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens' Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.
10.1 Your order will be fulfilled by the estimated delivery date set out in the Dispatch Confirmation, unless there is an Event Outside Our Control. If we are unable to meet the estimated delivery date because of an Event Outside Our Control, we will contact you with a revised estimated delivery date.
10.2 Delivery will be completed when we deliver the Goods to the address you gave us.
10.3 The Goods will be your responsibility from the completion of delivery.
10.4 You own the Goods once we have received payment in full, including all applicable delivery charges.
11. No International Delivery
11.1 Unfortunately, we do not deliver to addresses outside the UK.
11.2 You may place an order for Goods from outside the UK, but this order must be for delivery to an address in the UK.
12. Price of Products and Delivery Charges
12.1 The prices of the Goods will be as quoted on our site from time to time. We take all reasonable care to ensure that the prices of Goods are correct at the time when the relevant information was entered onto the system. However if we discover an error in the price of Product(s) you ordered, please see clause 12.5 for what happens in this event.
12.2 Prices for our Goods may change from time to time, but changes will not affect any order which we have confirmed with a Dispatch Confirmation.
12.4 Delivery charges will be calculated in the site’s shopping basket depending on the delivery options you have chosen.
12.5 Our site contains a large number of Products. It is always possible that, despite our reasonable efforts some of the Goods on our site may be incorrectly priced. We will normally check prices as part of our dispatch procedures so that:
12.5.1 where the Product's correct price is less than the price stated on our site, we will charge the lower amount when dispatching the Goods to you; and
12.5.2 if the Product's correct price is higher than the price stated on our site, we will contact you as soon as possible to inform you of this error and we will give you the option of continuing to purchase the Product at the correct price or cancelling your order. We will not process your order until we have your instructions. If we are unable to contact you using the contact details you provided during the order process, we will treat the order as cancelled and notify you in writing.
How to Pay
12.6 You can only pay for Goods using a debit card or credit card. We accept most major debit and credit cards.
12.7 Payment for the Goods and all applicable delivery charges is in advance. We will charge your debit card or credit card before we dispatch your order.
13. Goodwill Guarantee of Goods
13.1 If you are unhappy with the Goods for any reason you may return them to us at your own cost within 7 business days of receipt. We will refund you the price you paid for the Goods. However, you will be responsible for any damage in transit when you return the Goods and we will only refund Goods returned in an undamaged condition.
13.2 If you are a consumer, this guarantee is an addition to your legal rights in relation to the Goods that are faulty or not as described. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.
14. Our Liability If You Are a Business
This clause 14 only applies if you are a business customer.
14.1 Nothing in these Terms limits or excludes our liability for:
15.2.1 death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
15.2.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
15.2.3 breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (title and quiet possession); or
15.2.4 defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
14.2 Subject to clause 15.2, we will under no circumstances whatever be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with the Contract for:
15.3.1 any loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
15.3.2 loss or corruption of data, information or software;
15.3.3 loss of business opportunity;
15.3.4 loss of anticipated savings;
15.3.5 loss of goodwill; or
15.3.6 any indirect or consequential loss.
14.3 Subject to clause 15.2 and clause 15.3, our total liability to you in respect of all other losses arising under or in connection with the Contract, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall in no circumstances exceed the price of the Products.
14.4 Except as expressly stated in these Terms, we do not give any representation, warranties or undertakings in relation to the Products. Any representation, condition or warranty which might be implied or incorporated into these Terms by statute, common law or otherwise is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. In particular, we will not be responsible for ensuring that the Goods are suitable for your purposes.
15. Our liability if you are a consumer
This clause 15 only applies if you are a consumer.
15.1 If we fail to comply with these Terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms or our negligence, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if they were an obvious consequence of our breach or if they were contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into the Contract.
15.2 We only supply the Goods for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the product for any commercial, business or re-sale purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
15.3 We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for:
16.3.1 death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
16.3.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
16.3.3 any breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (title and quiet possession);
16.3.4 any breach of the terms implied by section 13 to 15 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (description, satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and samples); and
16.3.5 defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
16. Events Outside our Control
16.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by an Event Outside Our Control. An Event Outside Our Control is defined below in clause 17.2.
16.2 An Event Outside Our Control means any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by third parties, civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war, fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster, or failure of public or private telecommunications networks or impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport.
16.3 If an Event Outside Our Control takes place that affects the performance of our obligations under a Contract:
17.3.1 we will contact you as soon as reasonably possible to notify you; and
17.3.2 our obligations under a Contract will be suspended and the time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of the Event Outside Our Control. Where the Event Outside Our Control affects our delivery of Goods to you, we will arrange a new delivery date with you after the Event Outside Our Control is over.
17. Communications Between Us
17.1 When we refer, in these Terms, to "in writing", this will include e-mail.
17.2 If you are a consumer:
18.2.1 To cancel a Contract in accordance with your legal right to do so as set out in clause 9, you must contact us in writing by sending an e-mail to email@example.com or by sending a letter to Twelve Green Bottles, 4 Leg Street, Oswestry, SY11 2NL or please contact our Customer Services telephone line on 01691 650160. You may wish to keep a copy of your cancellation notification for your own records. If you send us your cancellation notice by e-mail or by post, then your cancellation is effective from the date you sent us the e-mail or posted the letter to us. [If you call us to notify us of your cancellation, then your cancellation is effective from the date you telephone us].
18.2.2 If you wish to contact us in writing for any other reason, you can send this to us by e-mail or by pre-paid post to Twelve Green Bottles, 4 Leg Street, Oswestry, SY11 2NL or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can always contact us using our Customer Services telephone line 01691 650160.
17.3 If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by e-mail or by pre-paid post to the address you provide to us in your order.
17.4 If you are a business:
18.4.1 Any notice or other communication given by you to us, or by us to you, under or in connection with the Contract shall be in writing and shall be delivered personally, sent by pre-paid first class post or other next working day delivery service, e-mail, or posted on our website.
18.4.2 A notice or other communication shall be deemed to have been received: if delivered personally, when left at our registered office; if sent by pre-paid first class post or other next working day delivery service, at 9.00 am on the second Business Day after posting; if sent by e-mail, one Business Day after transmission; or, if posted on our website, immediately.
18.4.3 In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
18.4.4 The provisions of this clause shall not apply to the service of any proceedings or other documents in any legal action.
18. Other Important Terms
18.1 We may transfer our rights and obligations under a Contract to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Terms.
18.2 You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these Terms to another person if we agree in writing. However if you are a consumer and you have purchased a Product as a gift, you may transfer the benefit of the warranty in clause 14 to the recipient of the gift without needing to ask our consent.
18.3 This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms, whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties Act) 1999 or otherwise. However, if you are a consumer, the recipient of your gift of a Product will have the benefit of our warranty at clause 14, but we and you will not need their consent to cancel or make any changes to these Terms.
18.4 Each of the paragraphs of these Terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
18.5 If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.
18.6 If you are a consumer, please note that these Terms are governed by English law. This means a Contract for the purchase of Goods through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it will be governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are a resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.
18.7 If you are a business, a Contract and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
18.8 If you are a business, we both irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with a Contract or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).