Below are the terms and condtions that apply to your purchase, they are here to explain your rights and if you have any questions you are always welcome to contact us and we will be happy to explain how this works.
- Orders - Purchasing ezisiting or new stock items
- Shipping and delivery
- Refunds workshops
- Refunds artworks
- Special offers
- Customer information
- Limitations of liability
- Intellectual property rights
- Changes to the general conditions
- Governing law and disputes
General Terms and Conditions
These general terms and conditions apply when you place an order from Willow and Crafts for artworks, art/ craft products, and workshops
By accepting these General Conditions, you confirm that you are at least 18 years old and that you will comply with the General Conditions as detailed below
Please note Willow and CraftIt s currently operates within the United Kingdom and does not export items outside of the UK unless otherwise agreed.
1. Orders - Purchasing exisiting or new back ordered stock items
When you purchase an item from Willow and Crafts it is on the understading that as the items are handmade and unique and are not mass produced that they may vary slightly to the image , if the items are out of stock and you have requested a item to made in the same style photographs of large items will be sent to you in advance of dispatching the item to check that you are happy to go ahead.
Creating a bespoke piece of work is always an exciting experience and it may take some time to design the piece; once the proposal has been agreed.
A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the cost will need to be paid before the work is started. You will be sent photographs and a mini film once the item is completed. The remainder of the fee will need to be paid before the item is posted. Please note should a situation occour that means that the work can not be completed that is out of our control e.g., long-term illness or injury the full deposit will be reimbursed and the agreement will be cancelled.
Please note that the creation of bespoke made to measure one under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 do not come under the standard consumer rights to be returned after they have been made unless otherwise agreed.
3 . Shipping and delivery –
Products in stock will be delivered at your earliest convenience. Unless otherwise stated, the delivery cost will be added to the cost of the item.
The expected delivery time for an order is set out in the order confirmation. In case of a delay in delivery, we will inform you and continue to monitor the order. You may cancel the order if a delivery is delayed for more than 30 days and the delay is not due to you.
Postal delivery – depending on the delivery method, you may be required to pick up the order at a specific delivery point. You or your representative are required to do so within the time specified in the notification of delivery. If you do not pick up the delivery in time you may be charged a fee and the order may be sent back to us at your expense. If we need to resend you will be charged for the delivery.
Collection may be arranged and personal delivery of large items may be possible if you live within 25 miles radius of Southampton. Fuel mileage may be charged (45p per mile). Options are also available for live willow plants for up to 15 miles
4. Refunds workshops
Please read the cancelation and postponements page
For all workshops purchased through other organizations, your agreement is with them so please refer to their terms and conditions of sale.
5. Refunds – Artworks
Please note that this only applies to items that have already been made and are not commissioned as large bespoke artworks.
a.Refunds on items cancelled before posting
When an order is withdrawn by you, we will refund the price that you have paid for the products minus administrations costs that may have been incurred, such as charges made by a payment gateway.
b. Refunds on items that have already been delivered ( please not that this does not apply to bespoke or damaged items )
- You may return your order by notifying me asap and within 1 week from the date that the products was delivered. I will send you a form to be completed and returned ,The item must be returned in the same condition that it was received in; you must ensure that it has nt been handled more than is necessary to determine its function or characteristics.
- Once the acceptance for the item to be returned has been made you must return the item as soon as possible and within 1 working week.
- Please note that you are responsible for the postage/ delivery cost .
- You are responsible for the condition of the item/s during return shipment. We therefore strongly recommend that you use suitable packaging and use a tracking service with compensation cover for the value of the item that you are posting and take photographs of the item before packing it so that you have evidence and can claim against the delivery company if it is damaged in transit.
- Once the item has been received and checked we will reimburse you with the amount to be refunded as soon as possible and within 14 days of the return date , using the same payment method.
c. Refund on items that have been damaged during transit
All items are sent by recorded delivery and are well-packaged if it is damaged during transit. Please take photographs of the item and packaging as soon as it becomes clear that any damage has happened, and do not open any further. Please contact me asap with details including photographic evidence to enable me to contact the delivery company and start a claim I will then advise you on what needs to be done next including how to retun the item/ s
6. Special offers
From time to time, we may, for specific products, offer more favourable conditions than those provided for in these General Conditions, for example, with regards to the extended right of withdrawal or free returns. Such more favourable conditions are valid only for a limited duration of time until the specific products are sold out and maybe cancelled by me at any time; on such occasions, General Conditions will apply without amendments.
We reserve the right to alter prices either up or down, including any variations to the VAT rate.
7 .Customer information
8. Limitation of Liability
Where applicable mandatory law does not provide otherwise, our liability is limited to direct damages. Under no circumstances are we liable for indirect damages such as loss of earnings, etc.
The Seller shall be under no liability for any failure to perform all or any part of its obligations under the Contract if such failure is due to an act of God, terrorism, strikes, lockouts, labour disturbances, or any circumstances that are out of their control.
Statute or any regulation of any government, public or local authority, delays or defaults of suppliers and subcontractors or without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Seller and this condition shall apply notwithstanding that it may conflict with any special condition.
9 .Intellectual Property Rights
The Website and all its content is owned by us or our licensors and protected by intellectual property, copyright and marketing laws This means that trademarks, company names, product names, images and graphics, design, layout, and information on products, services, and other content may not be copied or used without our prior written consent.
10. Changes to the General Conditions
These General Conditions at any time. We will then set forth the changed General Conditions on the Website and they will enter into force once you have accepted them (in connection with a new order through the Website or while browsing the Website).
We reserve ourselves for any image or typographical errors on the Website, such as errors in product descriptions, technical specifications, inaccurate prices, or incorrect information with regard to whether a product is in stock. We are entitled to rectify any obvious errors and, at any time, to change or update the information on the Website accordingly.
The images on the Website are for illustration purposes only, they do not guarantee to reproduce the exact number of products that you would receive at an order, nor the exact appearance, function or origin of the products.
13. Governing law and disputes
In the event of a dispute, we will strive to comply with any decision by the relevant consumer protection authorities.
Any dispute regarding the interpretation or application of these General Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the country and shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the court at the place of our incorporation. “Non-exclusive jurisdiction” means that you may bring a claim against us in another jurisdiction if provided by applicable mandatory law.