Terms, Privacy & Returns
By purchasing goods on our website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below
“Conditions” means these terms and conditions;
”Goods” means any goods you purchase under these Conditions;
”Personal Information” means the details provided by you to us;
“Services” means any services you order or otherwise purchase under these Conditions;
“Us/our/we” means Eliquid Emporium
“You/Your” means the person ordering or otherwise purchasing the Goods
1. Rights and Obligations
1.1. You undertake:
1.1.1. to pay any amounts due to us in a timely manner;
1.1.2. that the Personal Information you provide is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects;
1.1.3. to notify us immediately of any changes to the Personal Information using the contact details in Clause 5.4;
1.1.4. not to impersonate any other person or entity or to use a false name;
1.1.5. to ensure the goods purchased are being used by persons over the age of 18.
1.2. We reserve the right to modify the price or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, some or all of the Goods available. We also reserve the right to change or add to these Conditions from time to time.
1.3. Unless you have placed an order for any Goods, by the time such a change takes effect, we shall not be obliged to give you notice of any such modification or withdrawal.
1.4. From time to time we may also have to make changes in the specification of any Goods:
1.4.1. to make it conform with any applicable safety or other statutory requirements; or
1.4.2. to make it reflect changes in the manufacturer’s specification,
but we will endeavour to ensure that such changes do not reduce the quality or performance of such Goods. Where you have placed an order for the affected Goods and such changes are substantial, we will notify you in advance to ensure that you still wish to proceed with any order that you have placed.
1.5.1. You will be subject to the policies and Conditions in force at the time you order or otherwise purchase the Goods, unless we are legally obliged to make changes to these Conditions that apply retrospectively. If this happens, these changes will apply to any orders we have not yet fulfilled when the changes took effect, even if your order was placed previously.
1.5.2. We shall not withdraw or modify to your substantial detriment any of the Goods for which we have accepted an order from you, other than where such modification or withdrawal is required as a result of events outside of our reasonable control.
1.6 Estimated time frames for delivery of Goods are estimates only and delays may arise due to matters outside of our reasonable control.
1.7. Goods may be subject to EU and US export control laws and laws of the country where they are delivered or used. Under these laws, such Goods may not be sold, leased or transferred to restricted end-users (including to nationals of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and/or Syria) or countries or for restricted end-uses (including uses related to the development, production, use, or maintenance of ”Weapons of Mass Destruction”, including without limitation, uses related to nuclear, missile, and/or chemical/biological development). If Goods are supplied to you subject to any such Export Laws, such supply is subject to you not falling into any such restricted categories.
2.1. Goods are available only to individuals who we, in our absolute discretion, consider eligible. The eligibility criteria include, without limitation, those whose applications are acceptable to us and those who are residents of Europe and the US. All products on our website are restricted to individuals over the age of 18 only. Any order that is found to be placed by someone underage will be cancelled with immediate effect.
2.2. When requested by us, you must provide your name, phone number, address, payment details and other requested information.
2.3. Each order placed by you will be treated as an offer to purchase the Goods to which your order relates. The contract will only be completed when we dispatch the Goods or when we take any due payment from you (which includes debiting your payment method), whichever is the earlier.
2.4. You acknowledge that any automated acknowledgement given when you place an online order shall not amount to our acceptance of your offer to purchase.
2.5. We may, at our own discretion, limit, restrict or reject any order you place at any time prior to the contract having been completed. You also acknowledge that we have the right to cancel any order before it has been dispatched when we have reason to believe that an error has occured. Where this happens, we will attempt to contact you. We also reserve the right to limit or prohibit sales to dealers or to entities that we believe, in our sole discretion, are making use of the Goods for profit.
3. Price and Payment
3.1. The price of the Goods shall be the price of which we inform you prior to accepting your order. Prices include VAT at current rates (excluding VAT for wholesale customers).
3.2. If you fail to make any payment when due then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy we may have, we may:
3.2.1. where you have ordered Goods, cancel your order; and/or
3.2.2. in any event, charge you interest (before and after any judgment) on the amount unpaid, at the rate of 2% per calendar month, until payment is made in full (a part of the month being treated as a full month for the purpose of calculating interest).
3.3. You confirm that any payment method you use is yours.
3.4. Payment methods are subject to validation checks and authorisation and we will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery caused by failure of such checks or authorisation.
3.5. Once your Goods have been collected and/or otherwise received by you, all risk of damage to, or loss of, the Goods shall pass to you.
3.6. Irrespective of your receipt of the Goods, the passing of risk or any other provision of these conditions, ownership shall not pass to you until we have payment in full for the Goods.
3.7. Until such time as the ownership passes to you, you shall hold the Goods on our behalf and keep them safe and identified as our property, and we shall be entitled to ask you to return the Goods to us.
4. Cancellation, Returns and Exchanges
4.1. Without prejudice to our rights under Clause 1 above, if either party breaks the terms of these Conditions in any material way, the other party can terminate these Conditions by giving the other party 7 days’ written notice.
4.2. In certain situations, we may be prepared to give you a refund or exchange for Goods. Consumers should be aware that if they wish to exercise their right to cancel an order that has already been dispatched, within 7 working days, that they will not receive a refund on the postage following any return of items.
4.3. Goods ordered online or over the phone only
4.3.1. Consumers ordering Goods at a distance (such as via telephone or online) have certain cancellation rights under the The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013. Consumers should be aware that certain products that are deemed as perishable items are not covered.
4.3.2. You may cancel any order for Goods other than time-critical or perishable items or anything that is without its original packaging within 14 days from the day after receiving your Goods without liability to us.
4.3.3. You may cancel your order by visiting our Returns & Refund page here
4.3.4. If you cancel an order for Goods, they must be returned to us within a reasonable period, complete (with any accessories, leads or other items provided with the Goods) and undamaged, with proof of purchase. If you fail to return the Goods in this manner, we may charge you the costs we incur in recovering the Goods from you (which may be substantial) or the stand alone retail value of any missing or damaged items.
4.3.5. Unless collection of the Goods has been arranged, you must return the Goods, in all occasions at a cost to yourself. It is your responsibility to ensure that the Goods are received by us and we recommend using Special Delivery or Signed For services where appropriate.
4.3.6. Where we have agreed to collect the Goods from you, you must ensure that they are available for collection at the time arranged.
4.3.7. You shall be under a duty to take reasonable care of the Goods until received or collected by us and it is your responsibility to ensure that the Goods are not damaged whilst in transit using transport arranged by you.
4.3.8. You are entitled to examine any Goods ordered as you would in a shop. However, if you use the Goods, you may lose your right to cancel your purchase. Use would include, but not be limited to breaking the seal on a bottle of E-Liquid, putting E-Liquid into a tank or clearomizer or putting coils into an RDA or RTA. We reserve the right to charge you for the value of any Goods returned which have been used or damaged whilst in your possession, up to the full cost price of the Goods.
4.3.9. If you cancel your order in accordance with the provisions of this Clause we will refund any sums paid by you in relation to your order (less our costs if we have to recover any Goods from you) within 30 days.
5. Your Personal Information
5.1. We need to collect certain Personal Information to provide you with the Goods and/or Services.
5.3. You will have the opportunity to consent to us contacting you by email, phone or SMS about products and services which we believe may be of interest to you. You can make changes to your marketing preferences at any time by unsubscribing using the link available in any email we send to you or your account dashboard under “Subscriptions”. Please note that it may take up to 24 hours for such changes to take effect.
5.4. You will have the option in your account dashboard to delete your account with us at any time. This will not delete any orders you have placed but disassociate them from your account.
5.5. You are entitled to request a physical copy of any records we hold for yourself. To have this arranged contact us via Email / Phone
7. Limitation of Liability
7.1. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by us in circumstances where:
7.1.1. there is no breach of a legal duty of care owed to you by us; and/or
7.1.2. such loss or damage is not reasonably foreseeable.
7.2. We will not be liable any loss or damage caused wholly or mainly by your breach of these Conditions.
7.3. Our liability shall not in any event include losses related to any business of a customer including but not limited to lost data, lost profits or business interruption.
7.4. Nothing in these Conditions shall:
7.4.1. exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our acts or omissions or those of our servants, agents or employees; or
7.4.2. limit your rights as a consumer under applicable UK law.
7.5. All Services are provided on a commercially reasonable basis. Although we will provide the Services with reasonable skill and care, we make no warranty that the Services will meet your exact requirements or that they will always be available.
7.6. The Goods, where new, are sold with the benefit of and subject to the terms set out in any warranty or guarantee given by the manufacturer of the Goods. This is in addition to your legal rights in relation to Goods which are faulty or which otherwise do not conform to the legally required standard.
7.7. Each provision of this Clause 7 operates separately. If any part is disallowed, or is not effective, the other parts will continue to apply even after our agreement has been terminated or cancelled.
8.1. Third Parties: Nobody but you and us can benefit from these Conditions under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
8.2. Assignment: You may not but we may, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of our rights under these Conditions. Any attempt by you to do so shall be void.
8.3. Governing Law: These Conditions will be governed by English Law and if you are not happy with how we deal with any disagreement and want to take bring court proceedings, you must do so within the UK.
8.4. Each Clause of these Conditions operates separately. If any part is disallowed, or is not effective, the other parts will continue to apply even after our agreement has been terminated or cancelled.
8.5. Call Monitoring: Monitoring or recording of your calls may take place for our business purposes. Calls to our customer service numbers should incur local call costs from a standard BT line, calls from other providers may vary and calls from mobiles may cost significantly more.
9. Handling Complaints and Sending Notices
9.1. If you wish to make a complaint you may do so in the following way:
9.1.1. by calling 07988 585 767
9. Age of Consent
You may only purchase Products from our site if you are at least 18 years old. You will be asked to declare that you are of the appropriate legal age to purchase the Products when placing an order and we may carry out independent verification to check your age and if we discover that you are not legally entitled to order the Products, we shall be entitled to cancel the order immediately, without notice. If you falsely declare your age to us you shall be held responsible for all costs, expenses, losses, damage fines and other penalties that we may suffer or incur as a consequence of your false statement. By ordering Products from this website, you hereby consent to us undertaking a search with Experian (or any other 3rd party age verification service) for the purposes of verifying your identity. To do so Experian (or any other 3rd party age verification service) may check the details you supply against any particulars on any database (public or otherwise to which they have access. They may also use your details in the future to assist other companies for verification purposes. A record of the search will be retained.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note, with cookies disabled you will not be able to use the normal functionalities available on our site
– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
– “Analytics” by Google are used to identify patterns by logging the pages you’ve visited and how long you’ve stayed on different areas of the site to improve your shopping experience for the future.
Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information is collected by PayPal but not directly stored by our site, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”
On multiple areas of our site you can enter your contact email address to be added to our newsletter, we store a copy of your email address in our database and use Mailchimp to send you regular marketing emails. Please see HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION for more detail on how this information is used.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
Communicate with you;
Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
Google Analytics will use your Device Information to allow us to monitor trends from our customers. This allows us to improve specific areas of our site and improving your overall shopping experience.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will only share your Personal Information with third parties for fraud and age verification purposes, as described above. For example, we use Magento to power our online store, Magento stores your personal information in a completely secure database on a dedicated server located in the UK. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a court case, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfil contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will not be transferred outside of Europe
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. A cold copy of your orders will always be kept for accounting purposes.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18. Anyone found using the website under the age of 18 will have their access revoked and any orders cancelled immediately.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by clicking here Contact Us
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is coming into affect on the 25th of May 2018, we’ve taken steps to ensure we’re fully compliant in every aspect and given you much more control over the way your data is handled.
What we’ve done…
• Introduced the option for you to “Delete your Account”, this is accessible via your Account Dashboard here. Please keep in mind, your account will be completely deleted and all orders will be disassociated from your account.
• Notified all newsletter subscribers, clearly outlining how they can cease all future marketing emails if they choose to do so.
What you need to do…
• Notify us if you would like to avoid receiving marketing emails