This policy covers all data that is shared by a visitor with us whether directly via pccu.owncomforts.co.uk or via email.
This policy provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you share with us, or that we collect from you either directly via this Website or via email.
Certain businesses are required under the data protection act to have a data controller. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 our data controller can be contacted via email at pccu
1:1 These Terms and conditions apply to all orders placed online at Own Comforts and over the telephone. By placing an order with Own Comforts you are accepting to abide by these conditions. Please read them carefully and contact our Customer Service team if you have any questions.
1:2 If you do not wish to comply with these terms and conditions, then you should not place an order and enter into a contract with Own Comforts.
1:3 Please note that these terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.
Orders – Making a contract with us
1 When you place an order with us, you are making an offer to buy goods. We will send you an e-mail to confirm that we have received your order. If we accept your order we will e-mail you again to confirm a contract has been made between us. If there are any errors on your Email confirmation you must inform us as soon as possible for these to be rectified.
2:2 All orders are subject to acceptance. All details supplied to Own Comforts must be true and accurate.
2:3 If there are any problems with your order we aim to contact you as soon as we can.
2:4 All Images displayed are indications of the product, some items may have small variations in ticking and colour.
2:5 To place an order with us please follow the step by step guide on our website or contact out sales team who will assist you or place the order over the telephone.
2:6 To place an order with us, you must be a UK resident and over 18 years of age.
3:1 In the event that any product is displayed with an inaccurate price we have the right to withdraw and cancel the order prior to a contract being made (please see section 2.1 for order contract information).
3:2 Any errors that have been made in the description of our products will be rectified as soon as possible.
Price and Payment
4:1 Prices displayed on our website are inclusive of VAT at the UK standard rate of 20%.
4:2 The total price payable, for all items ordered, will be debited, from the account provided, at the time that the order is placed, once a contract has been made (see section 2.1 for order contract information).
3 We can only accept payments from U.K registered accounts.
4:4 We accept most major credit/debit cards including Visa, Delta, MasterCard and Switch and we use a secure payment method called .
4:5 You must confirm that the credit or debit card being used is yours in order to purchase product (s) on our website or over the telephone.
4:6 All billing information given must match those held by the bank that issues the card that you are paying with. Failure to supply the correct information may lead to a delay or cancellation of your order. Your order will only be processed once the payment has been authorised.
4:7 All credit/debit card holders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer and the merchant bank. If the issuer of your payment card refuses to or does not, for any reason, authorise payment to us, without prejudice to clause 12, we shall be permitted to cancel our contract with you.
Availability of Goods
5:1 All products and services are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.
5:2 Any goods that we are unable to supply will be refunded in full or the monies can be used for an alternative product.
5:3 Any items that are not in stock have a lead time. This lead time is an ESTIMATED time, in days, supplied to us by the manufacturer of the goods. The manufacturer aim to supply us with the goods within this time; however this is not always possible. Where there are delays we aim to notify you as soon as we are informed.
Made to measure items
6:1 These are goods that are not stock items and are made to your specific requirements, e.g. special sizes or items that are made to non standard specifications. It is important that you are happy with the items that you are purchasing as they are non returnable and non refundable (unless they are faulty or misdescribed).
6:2 Once the items have been made and/or dispatched to us you will then be unable to cancel this order and will not be entitled to any refund (unless the product has a manufacturing fault or was misdescribed).
Deliveries (next day service is subject to availability and terms*)
<strong>7:1 Please check over your items to ensure that they look to be intact before signing for them.</strong>
<strong>7:2 Notifications of claims – If your goods are damaged when you receive them, please note on the delivery sheet and refuse the items with the driver. Please contact Customer Services who will be happy to rectify this problem as soon as possible.</strong>
<strong>7:3 If you do sign for goods and later discover them to be damaged, please contact customer services as soon as possible and be aware that we may require photographic evidence of the damage before action can be taken.</strong>
7:4 Shortages – It is your responsibility to sign for the correct number of packages shown on the delivery sheet, please note any shortages and contact Customer Services. Incorrect items – Please refuse any incorrect items and mark the delivery sheet as incorrect items. Please contact Customer Services.
7:5 Please note that dispatch will not take place if you have not received an order confirmation email.
7:6 Please ensure that your property is directly accessible to a vehicle which is approximately the size of a fire engine. If there is no direct access for our delivery drivers, or the access is restricted for parking, the delivery may not be made and you will be responsible for the associated carriage charges.
7:7 Own Comforts cannot cover any losses arising from incomplete or damaged deliveries.
7:A. Local deliveries (Norfolk, Suffolk, Most parts of Cambridgeshire).
7:A:1 We deliver most goods to these areas using our delivery service’s own vehicles and our dedicated dispatch team. A driver and drivers mate will take the items to the room of choice. Please ensure that any breakables are stored away.
7:A:2 We offer a disposal service in these areas which must be booked and paid for when placing the order. You can find out more about our disposal service by contacting customer services.
7:A:3 Frames and furniture are flat packed and require self assembly, unless otherwise stated .
7:A:4 Local deliveries are an all day service; you can call customer services the day before your chosen delivery date (after 4.45pm or from 8am Monday for Mondays deliveries) and we will provide you with an estimated 2 hour delivery window. These delivery times are not changeable and no specific times can be requested. We cannot be held responsible for any losses suffered by you if your time slot is not met. If you cannot be available for your assigned time slot we would have to rearrange for another delivery date and there would be a £10 charge for this.
7:B National deliveries (Mainland UK) (One Man).
7:B:1 We use a carrier service for our National deliveries. Whilst they AIM to deliver between the specified times, on the selected delivery date, we cannot guarantee this. Own Comforts are unable to cover any loss of earnings etc for these occasions but will do our best to get your goods to you as soon as possible.
7:B:2 All of the items are delivered by ONE MAN (unless a two man service has been specified and paid for when required), to the first accessible ground floor door of the premises. The driver will not take items up steps to get to this door and are not insured to take any items into your property.
7:B:3 With larger items the driver may require some assistance to offload the items.
7:B:4 Please note the driver cannot call before delivery.
7:B:5 Saturday deliveries are available at a charge of £30 (excluding two mans).
7:D National Two Man deliveries.
7:D:1 Any deliveries that are advised to be on the two man service will not be available Next day.
7:D:2 This service can be requested as an upgrade to the National (UK mainland) Service at an additional premium of £45. Please contact customer services to arrange this.
7:D:3 Once you have placed your order we will contact you to advise the available dates for delivery and arrange a suitable day for you. This is an all day service, but the carrier will send an SMS text message (where a mobile number is provided) to advise you of the time slot, AM or PM.
7:D:4 The two delivery people will take the item to the room of choice.
7:D:5 Once a delivery date has been booked we are unable to change it (unless you opt to pay the £45 amendment fee).
Failed delivery attempt
<strong>8:1 PLEASE DO NOT DISPOSE OF YOUR EXISTING ITEMS UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED YOUR ORDER FROM US.</strong>
There are rare occasions where we may be unable to make the delivery to you on the agreed date, as such we do not advise that you dispose of any of the items that you are replacing until you have received and checked your items from us.
8:2 Although at Own Comforts we always strive to deliver within the agreed dates and times, we do occasionally come up against problems that can make this impossible. In the event that we are unable to make the delivery on the selected date, we will contact you as soon as we can to advise you and make alternative arrangements. Please be aware that, where we use a carrier, we are not always able to control the delivery process and have to rely on the information that we are given. Please be patient with us and we will do our very best to assist you.
8:3 If you have supplied incorrect delivery details we will do our best to get your items to you as soon as possible (once we have the correct information). However there will be a charge for this (see section 9).
8:4 Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any losses arising from a late or failed delivery.
Amending deliveries (excluding two man deliveries)
9:1 Amendments to date/addresses before the item has been dispatched from us – Free
9:2 Amendments to date/addresses after the items have been dispatched from us but before the delivery has been made – £10 (this may effect the delivery date)
9:3 Amendments to date/addresses after a delivery attempt has been made – £20 (this may affect the delivery date)
9:4 Failed delivery attempts, due to no one being at the property – £10 to reattempt (not guaranteed same day.
9:5 Failed delivery attempts, due to customer supplying incorrect information – £10 to reattempt (not guaranteed same day.
9:6 Two man deliveries are pre booked and amendments to date/ address can be made for free up until the goods are picked for dispatch (usually around 3 working days before delivery). After the goods have been picked for dispatch we will be charged a further £45 for any amendments, this cost has to be met by the customer (unless Own Comforts have made an error).
10:1 We recommend that there is a responsible adult to take delivery of any goods and to sign for these goods on delivery. If you require the goods to be left without a signature, Own Comforts will not be held responsible for any theft or weather damage of your goods. The goods will be left at your own risk and will only be left if there is a signed and dated note, with the customer’s permission, for the driver to take. We do not recommend that your goods are left outside, due to threat of weather damage or theft.
10:2 Once delivery has been made it is the customers responsibility to take reasonable care of the items.
11:1 If your item develops a fault we will deal with your complaint in accordance with your rights under the Sales of Goods Act 1979. You will also be supplied with a warranty/guarantee, which is in addition to your statutory rights.
12:1 Please check over your goods on delivery to ensure that the packing is intact and all items appear to be in good condition before you sign for them. If you find your goods to be faulty, damaged or incorrect please refuse the items and contact Customer Services as soon as possible. If you find that your goods are damaged after you have taken delivery please notify us as soon as possible. We ask that you inspect your goods within a reasonable time scale and prior to them being transported anywhere else.
12:2 If you are not satisfied with your purchase for any other reason (excluding manufacturing faults or misdescribed products) and report this, in writing, within 14 days, from the date of delivery, you will be given the option to return the product to us for a refund or exchange. You must ensure that the goods are adequately packed and it is your responsibility to return the product to us and to cover any associated costs of return (please include your reference number and name on any returns). If you fail to take reasonable care of the goods before they are returned to us, and this results in damage or deterioration, we will seek to recover the reduction in value from you. This policy does not affect your legal rights. This policy excludes made to measure items (items made to the consumer’s specification) (see section 6).
12:3 Prior to returning any goods you must inform Customer Services (within 14 days of receipt). If you do not return the goods within 21 days of receiving we will arrange to collect the item and deduct the carriage charge from your refund. If you refuse to release any goods that you have claimed a refund for, Own Comforts will take legal action.
12:4 Our warehouse is open for returns Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm, please note that no deliveries into Own Comforts can be accepted at any other time. Own Comforts cannot be held responsible for failed deliveries made outside of this time or losses/damage made by your carrier.
12:5 Once we have received the goods we will inform you and arrange for a refund or exchange.
Please note; refunds may take up to 14 days to process.
12:6 If you are unable to arrange your own carriage we will arrange this on your behalf through our carriers. Collections from customers are available Monday – Friday and are an all day service 8am – 6pm. The drivers cannot call before collection and we cannot provide a narrower time window. The charge for collection will vary depending on size of items and location. Please ask a member of staff for the associated costs. Own Comforts cannot be responsible for failed or delayed collections.
12:7 Should you wish to cancel your order or return your goods due to a manufacturing fault, once the fault has been confirmed by the manufacturer, we will be happy to carry the associated carriage costs and make the necessary arrangements. However, we reserve the right to decide whether a small fault is repairable and therefore does not warrant a faulty return.
Company contact details
Own Comforts is a trading name of C Supplies Limited
Unit 2, Trent Court, Trent, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4AY.
Registered number: 08861810 | VAT number: 180155623
Phone: 01282 936039 Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm.
- Information we collect
In operating our Website we may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1 Details of your visits to our Website and the resources that you access including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblog statistics and other communication data.
1.2 Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website, such as when you register to receive information such as a newsletter or contact us via the contact us page.
1.3 Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services, and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our Website to our advertisers.
Such information will not identify you personally, it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used by us to analyse how visitors interact with the Website so that we can continue to develop and improve this Website.
We may gather information about your general Internet use by using a cookie file that is downloaded to your computer. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our Website and the service that we provide to you.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular areas of our Website.
Any advertising featured on this Website may also incorporate cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our Website.
For more information on cookies you can read the guidance at All About Cookies.
- Use of your information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
3.1 To provide you with information requested from us relating to our products or services and to provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you if you have consented to receive such information.
3.2 To meet our contractual commitments to you.
3.3 To notify you about any changes to our Website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.
3.4 If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
3.5 We may use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, so that you can be provided with information about unrelated goods and services which we consider may be of interest to you. We or they may contact you about these goods and services by any of the methods that you consented to at the time your information was collected.
3.6 If you are a new customer, we will only contact you or allow third parties to contact you only when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for.
3.7 If you do not want us to use your data for ourselves or third parties you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent to this when you provide your details to us on the form on which we collect your data.
3.8 Please be advised that we do not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers but we may, on occasion, provide them with aggregate statistical information about our visitors such as your area of residence or age group.
- Storing your personal data
4.2 Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into via our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.
4.3 The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and the transmission of such data is entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain areas of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
- Disclosing your information
5.1 Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries.
5.2 We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
5.2.1 Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
5.2.2 Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
5.2.3 To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.
- Third party links
You might find links to third party websites on our Website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
- Access to information
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 which covers our costs in providing you with the information requested. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below.
- Contacting us
We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this policy please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
If you would prefer to write to us then our contact address is Unit 5, Armtech Row, Mead Avenue, Houndstone Business Park, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8RW.