Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Website

Welcome to our website, if you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern specialistretailers.com’s relationship with you in relation to this website. By continuing to use this site and accessing the information on this website, you signal acceptance of the terms and conditions set out below.

The term specialistretailers.com or ‘us/we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 45 Merstow Green, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4BB. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

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. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

Copyright – All website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof are owned by the company running this site, or hosting this site, except where provided under the General Public License (http://www.gpl.org). ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Whilst we make all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website, we cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for viruses. Thus, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information or images from this website.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the United Kingdom.

Data

Specialist Retailers is committed to ensuring that all personal information handled by us will be processed according to legal compliant standards of data protection and data security.

We collect; process, store and use personal data when you register interest with us or book a ticket to an event. We may also collect personal data that you give to us about other people if you register them to attend an event. You agree that you have notified any other person whose personal data that you provide to us of this privacy notice and, where necessary, obtained their consent so that we can lawfully process their personal data in accordance with this policy. When you contact us by email or post, we may keep a record of the correspondence.

We will use your data to send you communications, which may include (but is not limited to) information on an event you have booked, blog posts, surveys and information about new events.

We may contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on our behalf. These may include (but are not limited to) payment processing, delivery of goods and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law. We currently contract with: Pipedrive, Ticket Tailor and MailChimp.

Training/Workshops

Payment

The fee per nominee will be the fee published in the literature of Specialist Retailers Ltd/ listed on Ticket Tailor, plus VAT at the prevailing rate (currently 20 %) Our VAT Registration Number is 288766529


Fees do not include accommodation or transport should this be required. The fees are payable with bookings, prior to course commencement, unless otherwise agreed in writing

Refund /Amend/Postpone

Specialist Retailers Ltd reserves the right to change the designated venue or speaker, or both, on any event described in its published literature. Specialist Retailers Ltd further reserves the right at its absolute discretion and without liability to cancel, an advertised course due to insufficient bookings or through circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the company. In which event the liability of Specialist Retailers Ltd shall be limited to the return of all monies paid.

The Client is entitled to cancel any booking under the following terms only:

  • Over 7 working days prior to the event 50% of the course fees will be refunded
  • 7 working days prior to the event no refund will be given
  • No refund of fees or transfer of event are allowed in the case of delegates who fail to attend
  • Substitutions for original nominees may be made at any time. However, Specialist Retailers Ltd is to be notified of substitutions prior to course commencement and must agree to the substituted person.

Postponement

We are unable to accept postponements within 7 working days of course commencement, full cancellation terms will apply.

Limitations of Liability

Under no circumstances shall the company be held responsible for any harmful act or default by its servants or agents unless such actual default is reasonably foreseeable and avoidable by the exercise of due care on behalf of the company as its employer; nor in any event shall the Company be held responsible for any loss sustained by the client or its nominees due to burglary, theft, fire or any other cause except in so far as such loss is solely attributable to negligence of the Company’s servants or agents acting within the course of their employment. Views expressed by the tutors are their own. Specialist Retailers Ltd disclaims liability for advice given or views expressed by any tutors within the delivery of courses or in any notes or documentation provided to delegates.

Conditions of Booking

The Client accepts responsibility for the behaviour of its nominees in full and undertakes to indemnify the Company against damages and/or personal injury caused to its servants, agents or property as a result of the actions or defaults of its nominees whilst on the training premises. All events are held in well-equipped training centres or hotels. Full details on venue will be sent with booking confirmation.

 

Books, Ebooks, Training Videos, Downloads etc 

Application and entire agreement

  1. These Terms and Conditions will apply to the purchase of the goods detailed in our quotation (Goods) by the buyer (you) from Specialist Retailers Ltd a company registered in England and Wales under number 10958096 whose registered office is at 43 Merstow Green, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4BB (we or us).
  2. These Terms and Conditions will be deemed to have been accepted by you when you accept them or the quotation or from the date of any delivery of the Goods (whichever happens earlier) and will constitute the entire agreement between us and you.
  3. These Terms and Conditions and the quotation (together, the Contract) apply to the purchase and sale of any Goods between us and you, to the exclusion of any other terms that you try to impose or incorporate, or which are implied by trade, custom, practice or course of dealing.

Interpretation

  1. A “business day” means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or bank holiday in England and Wales.
  2. The headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and will not affect their interpretation.
  3. Words imparting the singular number include the plural and vice-versa.

Goods

  1. The description of the Goods is set out in our sales documentation, unless expressly changed in our quotation. In accepting the quotation you acknowledge that you have not relied upon any statement, promise or other representations about the Goods by us. Descriptions of the Goods set out in our sales documentation are intended as a guide only.
  2. We can make any changes to the specification of the Goods which are required to conform to any applicable safety or other statutory or regulatory requirements.

Price

  1. The price (Price) of the Goods is set out in our quotation current at the date of your order or such other price as we may agree in writing.
  2. If the cost of the Goods to us increases due to any factor beyond our control including, but not limited to, material costs, labour costs, alteration of exchange rates or duties, or changes to delivery rates, we can increase the Price prior to delivery.
  3. Any increase in the Price under the clause above will only take place after we have told you about it.
  4. You may be entitled to discounts. Any and all discounts will be at our discretion.
  5. The Price is exclusive of fees for packaging and transportation / delivery.
  6. The Price is exclusive of any applicable VAT and other taxes or levies which are imposed or charged by any competent authority.

Cancellation and alteration

  1. Details of the Goods as described in the clause above (Goods) and set out in our sales documentation are subject to alteration without notice and are not a contractual offer to sell the Goods which is capable of acceptance.
  2. The quotation (including any non-standard price negotiated in accordance with the clause on Price (above) is valid for a period of 1 day only from the date shown in it unless expressly withdrawn by us at an earlier time.
  3. Either of us can cancel the order for any reason prior to your acceptance (or rejection) of the quotation.

Payment

  1. We will invoice you for the Price either:
    1. on or at any time after delivery of the Goods; or
    2. where the Goods are to be collected by you or where you wrongfully do not take delivery of the Goods, at any time after we have notified you that the Goods are ready for collection or we have tried to deliver them.
  2. You must pay the Price within 1 day of the date of our invoice or otherwise according to any credit terms agreed between us.
  3. You must make payment even if delivery has not have taken place and / or that the title in the Goods has not passed to you.
  4. If you do not pay within the period set out above, we will suspend any further deliveries to you and without limiting any of our other rights or remedies for statutory interest, charge you interest at the rate of 4% per annum above the base rate of the Bank of England from time to time on the amount outstanding until you pay in full.
  5. Time for payment will be of the essence of the Contract between us and you.
  6. All payments must be made in British Pounds unless otherwise agreed in writing between us.
  7. Both parties must pay all amounts due under these Terms and Conditions in full without any deduction or withholding except as required by law and neither party is entitled to assert any credit, set-off or counterclaim against the other in order to justify withholding payment of any such amount in whole or in part.

Delivery

  1. We will arrange for the delivery of the Goods to the address specified in the quotation, or your order or to another location we agree in writing.
  2. If you do not specify a delivery address or if we both agree, you must collect the Goods from our premises.
  3. Subject to the specific terms of any special delivery service, delivery can take place at any time of the day and must be accepted at any time between 8 am to 8 pm.
  4. If you do not take delivery of the Goods we may, at our discretion and without prejudice to any other rights:
    1. store or arrange for the storage of the Goods and will charge you for all associated costs and expenses including, but not limited to, transportation, storage and insurance; and / or
    2. make arrangements for the redelivery of the Goods and will charge you for the costs of such redelivery; and/or
    3. after 10 business days, resell or otherwise dispose of part or all of the Goods and charge you for any shortfall below the price of the Goods.
  5. If redelivery is not possible as set out above, you must collect the Goods from our premises and will be notified of this. We can charge you for all associated costs including, but not limited to, storage and insurance.
  6. Any dates quoted for delivery are approximate only, and the time of delivery is not of the essence. We will not be liable for any delay in delivery of the Goods that is caused by a circumstance beyond our control or your failure to provide us with adequate delivery instructions or any other instructions that are relevant to the supply of the Goods.
  7. We can deliver the Goods by installments, which will be invoiced and paid for separately. Each installment is a separate contract. Any delay in delivery or defect in an installment will not entitle you to cancel any other installment.

Inspection and acceptance of Goods

  1. You must inspect the Goods on delivery or collection.
  2. If you identify any damages or shortages, you must inform us in writing within 14 days of delivery, providing details.
  3. Other than by agreement, we will only accept returned Goods if we are satisfied that those Goods are defective and if required, have carried out an inspection.
  4. Subject to your compliance with this clause and/or our agreement, you may return the Goods and we will, as appropriate, repair, or replace, or refund the Goods or part of them.
  5. We will be under no liability or further obligation in relation to the Goods if:
    1. if you fail to provide notice as set above; and/or
    2. you make any further use of such Goods after giving notice under the clause above relating to damages and shortages; and/or
    3. the defect arises because you did not follow our oral or written instructions about the storage, commissioning, installation, use and maintenance of the Goods; and/or
    4. the defect arises from normal wear and tear of the Goods; and/or
    5. the defect arises from misuse or alteration of the Goods, negligence, wilful damage or any other act by you, your employees or agents or any third parties.
  6. You bear the risk and cost of returning the Goods.
  7. Acceptance of the Goods will be deemed to be upon inspection of them by you and in any event within 4 days after delivery.

Risk and title

  1. The risk in the Goods will pass to you on completion of delivery.
  2. Title to the Goods will not pass to you until we have received payment in full (in cash or cleared funds) for: (a) the Goods and/or (b) any other goods or services that we have supplied to you in respect of which payment has become due.
  3. Until title to the Goods has passed to you, you must (a) hold the Goods on a fiduciary basis as our bailee; and/or (b) store the goods separately and not remove, deface or obscure any identifying mark or packaging on or relating to the Goods; and/or (c) keep the Goods in satisfactory condition and keep them insured against all risks for their full price from the date of delivery.
  4. As long as the Goods have not been resold, or irreversibly incorporated into another product, and without limiting any other right or remedy we may have, we can at any time ask you to deliver up the Goods and, if you fail to do so promptly, enter any of your premises or of any third party where the Goods are stored in order to recover them.

Termination

  1. We can terminate the sale of Goods under the Contract where:
    1. you commit a material breach of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions;
    2. you are or become or, in our reasonable opinion, are about to become the subject of a bankruptcy order or take advantage of any other statutory provision for the relief of insolvent debtors;
    3. you enter into a voluntary arrangement under Part 1 of the Insolvency Act 1986, or any other scheme or arrangement is made with your creditors; or
    4. you convene any meeting of your creditors, enter into voluntary or compulsory liquidation, have a receiver, manager, administrator or administrative receiver appointed in respect of your assets or undertakings or any part thereof, any documents are filed with the court for the appointment of an administrator, notice of intention to appoint an administrator is given by you or any of your directors or by a qualifying floating charge holder (as defined in para. 14 of Schedule B1 of the Insolvency Act 1986), a resolution is passed or petition presented to any court for the winding up of your affairs or for the granting of an administration order, or any proceedings are commenced relating to your insolvency or possible insolvency.

Limitation of liability

  1. Our liability under the Contract, and in breach of statutory duty, and in tort, misrepresentation or otherwise will be limited to this clause.
  2. Subject to the clauses above on Inspection and Acceptance and Risk and Title, all warranties, conditions or other terms implied by statute or common law (save for those implied by Section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979) are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  3. If we do not deliver the Goods, our liability is limited, subject to the clause below, to the costs and expenses incurred by you in obtaining replacement goods of similar description and quality in the cheapest market available, less the price of the Goods.
  4. Our total liability will not, in any circumstances, exceed the total amount of the Price payable by you.
  5. We will not be liable (whether caused by our employees, agents or otherwise) in connection with the Goods, for:
    1. any indirect, special or consequential loss, damage, costs, or expenses; and/or
    2. any loss of profits; loss of anticipated profits; loss of business; loss of data; loss of reputation or goodwill; business interruption; or, other third party claims; and/or
    3. any failure to perform any of our obligations if such delay or failure is due to any cause beyond our reasonable control; and/or
    4. any losses caused directly or indirectly by any failure or breach by you in relation to your obligations; and/or
    5. any loss relating to the choice of the Goods and how they will meet your purpose or the use by you of the Goods supplied.
  6. The exclusions of liability contained within this clause will not exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence; or for any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or limit our liability; and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

Communications

  1. All notices under these Terms and Conditions must be in writing and signed by, or on behalf of, the party giving notice (or a duly authorised officer of that party).
  2. Notices will be deemed to have been duly given:
    1. when delivered, if delivered by courier or other messenger (including registered mail) during the normal business hours of the recipient;
    2. when sent, if transmitted by fax or email and a successful transmission report or return receipt is generated;
    3. on the fifth business day following mailing, if mailed by national ordinary mail; or
    4. on the tenth business day following mailing, if mailed by airmail.
  3. All notices under these Terms and Conditions must be addressed to the most recent address, email address or fax number notified to the other party.

Data protection

  1. When providing the Goods to the Buyer, the Seller may gain access to and/or acquire the ability to transfer, store or process personal data of employees of the Buyer.
  2. The parties agree that where such processing of personal data takes place, the Buyer shall be ‘data controller’ and the Seller shall be the ‘data processor’ as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as may be amended, extended and/or re-enacted from time to time.
  3. For the avoidance of doubt, ‘Personal Data’, ‘Processing’, ‘Data Controller’, ‘Data Processor’ and ‘Data Subject’ shall have the same meaning as in the GDPR.
  4. The Seller shall only Process Personal Data to the extent reasonably required to enable it to provide the Goods as mentioned in these terms and conditions or as requested by and agreed with the Buyer, shall not retain any Personal Data longer than necessary for the Processing and refrain from Processing any Personal Data for its own or for any third party’s purposes.
  5. The Seller shall not disclose Personal Data to any third parties other than employees, directors, agents, subcontractors or advisors on a strict “need-to-know” basis and only under the same (or more extensive) conditions as set out in these terms and conditions or to the extent required by applicable legislation and/or regulations.
  6. The Seller shall implement and maintain technical and organisational security measures as are required to protect Personal Data Processed by the Seller on behalf of the Buyer. Further information about the Seller’s approach to data protection are specified in its Data Protection Policy, which can be found The policy can be found on our website. For any enquiries or complaints regarding data privacy, you can contact our Data Protection Officer at the following e-mail address: info@specialistretailers.com.

Circumstances beyond the control of either party

  1. Neither party shall be liable for any failure or delay in performing their obligations where such failure or delay results from any cause that is beyond the reasonable control of that party. Such causes include, but are not limited to: power failure, internet service provider failure, industrial action, civil unrest, fire, flood, storms, earthquakes, acts of terrorism, acts of war, governmental action or any other event that is beyond the control of the party in question.

No Waiver

  1. No waiver by us of any breach of these Terms and Conditions by you shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.

Severance

  1. If one or more of these Terms and Conditions is found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that / those provisions shall be deemed severed from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions (which will remain valid and enforceable).

Law and jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales and all disputes arising under the Agreement (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh