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Terms & Conditions of Sale

Information About Us

This website is operated by Wickes Building Supplies Limited (Wickes, we, us, our), a company registered in England and Wales under company number 1840419 and with its registered office at Lodge Way House, Lodge Way, Harlestone Road, Northampton NN5 7UG. Our VAT number is 408 5567 37.

To contact us, please see our Contact Us page.

 

 

General

These terms and conditions confirm the legal terms (Terms) on which we will sell the products (Products) listed on our website (our site).

Our Privacy Policy, Terms of Website Use, Delivery Information and Charges and Cookies Policy form part of these Terms and where applicable hyperlinks to this information is set out within these Terms.

These Terms apply to any contract between us for the sale of Products (Contract). Please read them carefully and make sure that you understand them before you place your order. You should also print a copy of these Terms for your future reference.

 

 

Use of Our Site

Your right to access and use of our site is subject to our Terms of Website Use.

 

 

How We Use Your Personal Information

We will only use your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Please read this policy carefully and make sure that you understand it.

 

 

How the Contract Is Formed Between Us

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 stage of the order process.

After you place an order, we will send you an e-mail to confirm that we have received it (Order Acknowledgement). However, this does not mean that your order has been accepted by us.

Unless you cancel your order in accordance with our Cancellations, Returns and Refunds policy (see below) or we have contacted you to confirm that we are unable to accept your order, our acceptance of your order will occur automatically on the earlier of the date we deliver the Products to you or 7 days following the date we send our Order Acknowledgement e-mail. The Contract between us will only be formed at this time.

We reserve the right to reject any order for any reason and no order will be accepted until payment is received in full for all Products and any related delivery charges.

All orders are subject to stock availability. If we are unable to supply any of the Products that you have ordered we will inform you as soon as possible. In the event that an out-of-stock product is part of an order and we cannot contact you, we will send what products we have in stock, refunding the purchase price of any unavailable product where payment has already been made.

 

 

How to Pay

You can only pay for Products ordered on our site by debit or credit card. We accept the following cards: Visa and Mastercard credit cards and Maestro, Delta and Visa Electron debit cards.

Payment for Products (including delivery charges) will be debited from your payment card at the time of placing your order. This does not mean that your order has been accepted and, if for any reason, your order is not accepted or we are unable to supply the Products you have ordered a full refund will be issued.

 

 

Price of Products

The prices displayed on our site are largely the same as our in-store prices. However, we may offer different prices for Products purchased from our site to those in store. These prices may be higher or lower than in our stores and our stores are under no obligation to match the prices quoted on this site, likewise this site is under no obligation to match in-store prices.

We take care to ensure that the prices of Products on our site are correct. However, due to the large number of Products on our site it is possible that, despite our best efforts, some of them may be incorrectly priced. We normally verify Product prices following receipt of an order and if we discover an error in the price of the Products you have ordered we will contact you to you to 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.

Please note that if the pricing error is obvious and unmistakable and could reasonably have been recognised by you as a pricing error, we do not have to provide the Products to you at the incorrect (lower) price even if we have failed to notify you that we do not accept your order within 7 days of our sending our Order Acknowledgement.

The price of all Products includes VAT (where applicable) but does not include delivery charges. Our delivery charges are as quoted on our site from time to time (see Delivery section below).

 

 

Delivery

For full details of our delivery service, delivery locations and charges please refer to our Delivery Information and Charges page.

All quoted delivery dates and times are estimates and although we will try our best to meet them we will not be responsible if we are unable to do so. We will let you know if we cannot deliver your products within 30 days of when we receive your payment and will give you the option to either wait for the Products or cancel your order and receive a full refund.

We strongly recommend that you do not book fitters or trades persons until your order has been delivered and checked by you. We cannot be held responsible for any third-party costs or charges which you incur due to non-delivery of an order, or orders that have not been checked on delivery.

We are not able to process orders or deliver on UK Bank Holidays and Sundays.

All orders will be delivered to a single address. For security reasons your first order using a credit/debit card for the first time when placed online or by phone will need to be delivered to the cardholder's address. Subsequent orders can then be made to an alternative address.

To minimise inconvenience we will, wherever possible, try to make one single delivery to you. This means that if your order contains a mix of products with different delivery lead times, the longest lead time will apply to the whole order. When you place an order containing a mix of products including 'Supplier Delivered' items, one single delivery will not be possible as 'Supplier Delivered' products are delivered direct from the supplier.

All deliveries must be received and signed for by a person over the age of 18. If no-one is available to take the delivery, we will leave details at the address to rearrange delivery. We may need to make an additional handling charge for redelivery. Should no-one be available to take the redelivery we may cancel the order and refund your money, excluding any delivery charges.

Due to insurance guidelines, our delivery personnel are unable to enter private residences. Delivery will be to the kerbside of the delivery address. The recipient of the Products is responsible for any additional lifting once the delivery has been made.

Risk of loss and damage in the Products will pass to you on the date when the Products are delivered or on the date on which we make our first attempt to deliver them to you.

 

 

Returns and Refunds

Products Which Are Not Required

You can return any unused Product to us in its original condition for a refund within 30 days of delivery to you. This right to return does not apply to bespoke or made to measure products. For information regarding how to return a Product please see below.

Cancellation Rights

You can cancel any on-line order (excluding bespoke or made to measure products) and receive a full refund (including standard delivery charges) by completing the cancellation form on our website or e-mailing weborders@wickes.co.uk (including order number, post code and telephone number) at any time before the Product is dispatched or within 14 days starting on the day after delivery. No refund of delivery charges will be made if the cancellation notice is received outside of this timeframe.

Refunds will be paid to the payment card used to place the order and will be made as soon as possible and no later than, the earlier of 14 days after our receipt of the returned Products or 14 days after our receipt of evidence of the return of the Products to us. We are permitted to reduce your refund to reflect any reduction in the value of the Products which are due to the manner in which you have handled them.

Please note that if you cancel an order after the Product has been delivered, you will be responsible for returning the Product to us at your cost and within 14 days of the cancellation of your order. For information regarding the return of Products please see below.

How to Return a Product

If you wish to return a Product after it has been delivered, you will be responsible for returning the Product to us at your cost by any of the following methods:

Free Returns to Store

You can return any Product you no longer require to your nearest Wickes store with proof of purchase. However, please note that Wickes Kitchen & Bathroom stores are unable to accept returns for Products purchased online.

Returns via courier

To arrange for a Product to be collected please e-mail weborders@wickes.co.uk or telephone us on 0330 123 4123 with your order number and details of the Product to be returned. We will arrange for the collection of the Product by our nominated carrier. Please note that there will be a minimum charge payable by you of £22 for this service, which may rise depending on your location and product type.

All refunds for returned Products will be processed within 30 days and will be made to the account used to purchase the product.

Faulty or Damaged Products

In the unlikely event that a delivered product is faulty or damaged, we will exchange it or provide you with a refund, as long as we are notified of the product's fault within 30 days of it being delivered to you.

You can choose to return faulty or defective Products to your local Wickes store with proof of purchase. However, please note that Wickes Kitchen & Bathroom stores are unable to accept returns for products purchased online.

Alternatively, you can arrange for the faulty or defective Product to be collected by e-mailingweborders@wickes.co.uk or by telephoning us on 0330 123 4123 with your order number and details of the product to be returned. We will collect it at no expense to you and either provide a replacement or process a refund.

 

 

Guarantees

We provide guarantees on many of our Products. These can be identified by the guarantee logo on the Product description page. If you are a consumer, a guarantee is in addition to your legal rights in relation to Products that are faulty or not as described. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens' Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.

 

 

Liability

Except for the remedies set out in our Refunds and Returns section (see above), if any Product which we supply is proven to be damaged or defective we will either repair or replace the Product or offer a refund less a fair amount on account of your use of the Product.

Where we are unable to perform our obligations under the Contract due to matters outside of our control or if we supply a product that is damaged or defective we will not in any circumstances accept liability for any claim to recover loss of profits or any special or indirect loss, damage or expense. Nothing in these conditions excludes or limits in any way our liability for:

a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
c) any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.

As a consumer customer you may have additional legal rights in relation to Products that are faulty or not as described and nothing in these Terms affects these rights. Further 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.

 

 

Children

As a responsible retailer, we are aware that minors can incorrectly use some DIY products. We do not knowingly sell to children and orders may only be placed by persons aged 18 or over.

 

 

Other Important Terms

We reserve the rights to make changes to these Terms. Any changes will be posted to the site and will take effect immediately. You should therefore read the Terms each time you place an order with us.

Our site and its contents and any Contract formed as a result of its use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

 

 

Click & Collect Terms & Conditions

The click and collect service is not available for to order only and home delivered products.

Click and collect orders can be made at any time on the Wickes website or via our Call Centre between 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday, between 8.30am and 5.30pm on Saturdays and between 10am and 4pm on Sundays by calling 0330 123 4123. Your call will be charged at the same rate as calling a landline, call rates from mobile providers will vary.

Subject to stock availability, we will aim to ensure that click and collect orders are available for collection from the nominated store within 3 store trading hours of our first email confirming your order number. Please check your selected Stores trading hours as these may vary.

Once your order has been placed you will receive an email confirming your order number. A second email will be sent to confirm when your order is available for collection. If you have chosen to collect items from more than one store then each store will contact you separately to inform you that your item(s) are ready for collection.

Orders will be held for 24 hours from the time we send our e-mail to confirm that your order is available for collection. If you have not collected your order within this timeframe you will be contacted by the store. We reserve the right to automatically cancel and refund any orders not collected within 5 days. When collecting your order please ensure that you have your order confirmation email (either printed or on your phone), together with the payment card used to make the purchase as Wickes reserve the right to see this card before releasing the goods. If 3rd Parties are collecting goods on your behalf they must have a copy of the order confirmation email, Wickes reserve the right to ask to see photo ID, such as a valid photo card driver’s licence or passport which will be photocopied by the store before the goods are released.

In accordance with the Wickes returns policy  you can return any product (including special order products, but excluding made to measure products or bespoke products such as our Painted For You kitchen ranges) which you do not require to the store for a refund, provided we are advised of the proposed return within 30 days of the product being collected by you.

Find out more about Click & Collect here

 

 

A Giveaway of Two Halves terms and conditions

1. ELIGIBILITY

This competition is open to any person resident in the United Kingdom who is eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Wickes Building Supplies Limited (“Wickes”), its respective parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies or any other person professionally connected with this promotion are not permitted to enter.

2. TO ENTER

You can enter the competition in the following way:

1. Enter via Facebook: leave a comment on the competition post (there will be one competition post per week where valid entries will be entered into the prize draw). Competition posts will be launched on the following dates:-


 - Monday 2nd June 2014 – 15.00
 - Monday 9th June 2014 – 15.00
 - Monday 16th June 2014 – 15.00
 - Monday 23rd June 2014 – 15.00
 - Monday 30th June 2014 – 15.00
 - Monday 7th July 2014 – 15.00

Only one (1) entry per person will be accepted, per question on each competition post as detailed above. Entry constitutes full and unconditional acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Wickes is not responsible for lost, corrupted or delayed entries. Wickes reserves the right to disqualify anyone in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Entrants confirm by their entry that:

Facebook is not the promoter of this competition and they fully release Facebook from any liability in connection with this Competition; This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook; and by entering this competition entrants are providing their information to the promoter and not to Facebook. The personal contact information provided will only be used to contact entrants if they are potential winners. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the competition are to be directed to the Promoter.

3.TIMING:

Each of the six weekly competitions will run for seven (7) days for the following dates:-

- Monday 2nd June 2014 15.00 – Monday 9th June 2014 14.59
- Monday 9th June 2014 15.00 – Monday 15th June 2014 14.59
- Monday 16th June 2014 15.00 – Monday 22nd June 2014 14.59
- Monday 23rd June 2014 15.00 – Monday 29th June 2014 14.59
- Monday 30th June 2014 15.00 – Monday 6th July 2014 14.59
- Monday 7th July 2014 15.00 – Monday 13th July 2014 14.59
 

4. SELECTION OF WINNERS: 

All valid entrants will be submitted for the prize draw. 

- The winners of the first Facebook competition will be randomly selected by Wickes’ agent OMD on Tuesday 10th June 2014

- The winners of the second Facebook competition will be randomly selected by Wickes’ agent OMD on Tuesday 17th June 2014

- The winners of the third Facebook competition will be randomly selected by Wickes’ agent OMD on Tuesday 24th June 2014

- The winners of the fourth Facebook competition will be randomly selected by Wickes’ agent OMD on Tuesday 31st June 2014

- The winners of the fifth Facebook competition will be randomly selected by Wickes’ agent OMD on Tuesday 8th July 2014

- The winners of the sixth Facebook competition will be randomly selected by Wickes’ agent OMD on Tuesday 14th July 2014. 

There will be a total of one hundred (100) winners, with the following amount being drawn each week:-

- First Facebook competition (Monday 2nd June 2014 15.00 – Monday 9th June 2014 14.59)
     Five (5) winners of work boots 
     Five (5) winners of tool bags

-Second Facebook competition (Monday 9th June 2014 15.00 – Sunday 15th June 2014 14.59)
     Five (5) winners of work boots 
     Five (5) winners of tool bags

- Third Facebook competition (Monday 16th June 2014 15.00 – Sunday 22nd June 2014 14.59)
     Five (10) winners of work boots 
     Five (10) winners of tool bags

- Fourth Facebook competition (Monday 23rd June 2014 15.00 – Sunday 29th June 2014 14.59)
     Five (10) winners of work boots 
     Five (10) winners of tool bags

- - Fifth Facebook competition (Monday 30th June 2014 15.00 – Sunday 6th July 2014 14.59)
     Five (10) winners of work boots 
     Five (10) winners of tool bags

- Sixth Facebook competition (Monday 7th July 2014 15.00 – Sunday 13th July 2014 14.59)
     Five (10) winners of work boots 
     Five (10) winners of tool bags

All potential winners may be asked to provide identification proving their eligibility before they are entitled to receive the prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, through no fault of Wickes, within three (3) days after the first attempt to contact the potential winner, an alternative winner may be selected at random. The winners may be required to participate in further publicity or advertising. Where there is an insufficient selection of correct answers, Wickes will select winners from the pool of entries they deem closest to the correct answer. If the closest answer cannot be identified, Wickes will select winners at random.

5. GROUNDS FOR AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION:

Wickes will automatically disqualify any entrant who: (i) makes an entry which is incomplete or illegible or (ii) submits entries in excess of the entry limit described above.

6. PRIZE: 

There are one hundred (100) prizes available: in total fifty (50) x pairs of Scruffs micron safety trainers and fifty (50) x Stanley fat max tool bag and tools. Prizes will be awarded at random. No cash alternatives available. Wickes reserves the right to substitute the prizes with prizes of equal or greater value. The prize will be posted to the winning entrant within 28 days after the prize draw has been made. Wickes accepts no responsibility for lost or stolen items. If you accept a prize you will be liable for all applicable taxes relating to the prize.

7. WINNERS LIST:

The winner will be required to supply his/her name, postal address and shoe size via the private message function (Facebook) to Wickes for the purpose of prize fulfilment. Each winner consents to his/her surname being made publicly available upon request. Winners’ names will be available upon request for a period of 28 days after the final draw date by written request to mailus@wickes.co.uk 

8. OTHER: 

No correspondence will be entered into regarding either this promotion or these Terms and Conditions. In the unlikely event of a dispute, Wickes’ decision shall be final. Wickes reserves the right to amend, modify, cancel or withdraw this promotion at any time without notice.

9. GENERAL:

If any provision or part of these terms is deemed void or otherwise unenforceable in law then that provision or part shall be deemed excluded and the remainder of these Terms shall remain in force.

10. GOVERNING LAW:

These terms, the conduct of this promotion and the interpretation and enforcement of these Terms and Conditions shall be exclusively governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, unless you are a resident of Scotland or Northern Ireland, in which case you may choose the law of your own country of residence. 

Please direct any queries or complaints about this promotion to mailus@wickes.co.uk

The Promoter: Wickes Building supplier ltd, Vision House, Colonial Way, Watford, WD24 4JL

 

 

 

Summer Voucher Social Media competition terms and conditions

1. ELIGIBILITY:

This competition is open to any person resident in the United Kingdom who is eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Wickes Building Supplies Limited (“Wickes”), its respective parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies or any other person professionally connected with this promotion are not permitted to enter.

2. TO ENTER:

You can enter the competition in one of two ways:

1.) To enter via twitter:

- Follow @Wickes on Twitter via www.twitter.com/Wickes
- Retweet any Wickes Easy Money voucher competition tweet between Tuesday 22nd/07/14
- Sunday 03/08/14

2.) To enter via Facebook:

- Like Wickes on Facebook via www.facebook.com/Wickes.co.uk
- Comment in the comments section of any Wickes Easy Money competition post on

Facebook between Tuesday 22nd/07/14 – Sunday 03/08/14.

Only one (1) entry per person will be accepted. Entry constitutes full and unconditional acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Wickes is not responsible for lost, corrupted or delayed entries. Wickes reserves the right to disqualify anyone in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Entrants confirm by their entry that:

Twitter and Facebook is not the promoter of this competition and they fully release Twitter and Facebook from any liability in connection with this Competition; This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Twitter or Facebook; and by entering this competition entrants are providing their information to the promoter and not to Twitter or Facebook. The personal contact information provided will only be used to contact entrants if they are potential winners. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the competition are to be directed to the Promoter.

3. TIMING:

This competition will run for thirteen (13) days from Tuesday 22nd/07/14 – Sunday 03/08/14.

4. SELECTION OF WINNERS:

All valid entrants will be submitted for the prize draw. The winners will be randomly selected by Wickes’ agent OMD on 04/08/14. There will be four (4) total winners, drawn at the end of the competition period. All potential winners may be asked to provide identification proving their eligibility before they are entitled to receive the prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, through no fault of Wickes, within three (3) days after the first attempt to contact the potential winner, an alternative winner will be selected at random. The winners may be required to participate in further publicity or advertising.

5. GROUNDS FOR AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION:

Wickes will automatically disqualify any entrant who: (i) makes an entry which is incomplete or illegible or (ii) submits entries in excess of the entry limit described above.

6. PRIZE:

There are 4 prizes available in total. They will each be a Landmann Grill Chef 4 Burner Gas BBQ SKU 118072. No cash alternatives available. Wickes reserves the right to substitute the prizes with prizes of equal or greater value. The prize will be posted to the winning entrant within 28 days after the prize draw has been made. Wickes accepts no responsibility for lost or stolen items. If you accept a prize you will be liable for all applicable taxes relating to the prize.

7. WINNERS LIST:

The winner will be required to supply his/her name and postal address via the direct message function (Twitter) or the private message function (Facebook) to Wickes for the purpose of prize fulfilment. Each winner consents to his/her surname being made publicly available upon request. Winners’ names will be available upon request for a period of 28 days after the final draw date by written request to mailus@wickes.co.uk

8. OTHER:

No correspondence will be entered into regarding either this promotion or these Terms and Conditions. In the unlikely event of a dispute, Wickes’ decision shall be final. Wickes reserves the right to amend, modify, cancel or withdraw this promotion at any time without notice.

9. GENERAL:

If any provision or part of these terms is deemed void or otherwise unenforceable in law then that provision or part shall be deemed excluded and the remainder of these Terms shall remain in force.

10. GOVERNING LAW:

These terms, the conduct of this promotion and the interpretation and enforcement of these Terms and Conditions shall be exclusively governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, unless you are a resident of Scotland or Northern Ireland , in which case you may choose the law of your own country of residence.

Please direct any queries or complaints about this promotion to mailus@wickes.co.uk

The Promoter: Wickes Building supplier ltd, Vision House, Colonial Way, Watford, WD24 4JL