1.1 “Buyer” means the person who buys or agrees to buy goods from the Seller.
1.2 The “Seller” means Italian Fashion Catwalk.
1.3 “Conditions” means the Conditions of sale set out in this document and any special conditions agreed in writing by the Seller.
2.1 These “Terms and Conditions” do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
2.2 All contracts of sale made by the Seller shall be deemed to incorporate these terms and conditions which shall prevail over any other document or communication from the Buyer.
2.3 If any amendments to these terms and conditions are required, they should be confirmed in writing.
2.4 Acceptance of email confirmation of funds transfer to the Seller shall be deemed conclusive evidence of the Buyers acceptance of these Conditions.
3.1 The item price shall be that as agreed on final invoice.
3.2 All prices are inclusive of charges for wrapping and sundry items, but exclusive of shipping outside the UK which shall be paid in addition, and displayed on the Buyer’s invoice.
3.3 The total purchase price, including delivery charges will be displayed in the Buyer’s invoice.
3.4 Payment must be made in full before dispatch of any goods.
3.5 If any act or proceedings shall be commenced in which the Buyer’s solvency is concerned, all monies under any transaction covered by these Conditions shall become immediately due and payable.
4. Warranty and Liability
4.1 All “Pre-loved” and “Vintage” items are sold ‘as is’ and therefore no warranty is given or implied. Items sold as New may be under manufacturers warranty but it is the Buyers responsibility to confirm any warranty period prior to contract and that warranty remains with the manufacturer.
4.2 While every effort is made to ensure that the item descriptions are accurate, the nature of the goods may lend to personal interpretation.
4a.1 Shipping costs quoted include appropriate packaging, hard sided boxing and full postal insurance against loss or damage. However in circumstances where the Buyer has requested the item to be sent unboxed to reduce postage costs, all liability lies with the Buyer and Italian Fashion Catwalk cannot be held responsible for any loss or damaged caused in transit.
5.1 Items will usually be dispatched within 1-2 working days from cleared payment being received.
5.2 Where a specific delivery date has been agreed, and if this delivery date cannot be met, the Buyer will be given the option to agree a new delivery date.
5.3 Whilst every reasonable effort shall be made to keep any delivery date, the Seller shall not be liable for any expenses incurred by the Buyer or any other person or Company arising directly or indirectly out of any failure to meet any estimated delivery date.
5.4 Delivery of the item shall be made to the Buyer’s physical and registered address, and a signature will be required in all cases. It is the Buyers responsibly to make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the goods whenever they are tendered for delivery.
5.5a) tracking number, where available, will be provided within 12 hours of item dispatch. Please note: tracking number could not be available outside UK.
5.6 In the event of the non-receipt of an item, the Buyer should inform the Seller of the non-delivery within 7 working days for UK buyers, and 15 working days for international buyers, from the date the Seller dispatched the item. After 15 working days for UK buyers, and 21 working days for international buyers, if the item has still failed to arrive, and the tracking does not indicate its arrival, the Seller will refund the buyer in full.
5.7 In the event of an item being returned to the Seller due to attempted deliveries being unsuccessful, the Buyer will receive the option of a refund of the original sale price (excluding the original postage price paid), or if re-delivery is required, the Buyer will be responsible for the cost of the redelivery, before the item is dispatched again.
6. Due to the insurance requirements all items will have the custom/declared value of your final purchase amount. Please check with your local government on import duty requirements in your country prior your purchase.
7. Ownership and Risk
7.1 The risk in goods shall pass to the Buyer upon delivery of the goods.
7.2 The Seller remains the owner of the goods affected by the contract until the Seller has been paid in full for such goods.
7.3 The Buyer shall inspect the goods immediately upon receipt and shall notify the Seller within 12 hours of receipt of item if the goods are damaged or defective. If the Buyer fails to do this they are deemed to have accepted the goods.
7.4 Any Goods in respect of which any claim of defect or damage is made shall be preserved by the Buyer intact together with the original packing & accompaniments at the Buyer’s risk and either:a) return the goods to the Seller for inspection and, if appropriate, a refund. b) return the goods to the Seller for inspection and, if appropriate, a replacement.
8. Cancellation and Returns
8.1 If it is agreed that the goods are to be returned:
a) the Buyer must notify the Seller that the goods are to been returned, prior to the item being sent. and within 24 hours of receipt of item. This notification must be sent via email. The goods must then be returned within 7 calendar days, by a fully insured, trackable method, and the tracking number provided to the Seller within 12 hours of dispatch.
b) the Buyer will be liable for the cost of return shipping inclusive of any Customs Costs incurred, and of remedying any damage to the Goods returned where such damage has, in the opinion of the Seller, been caused by the goods being inadequately packaged by the Buyer or through the Buyer’s fault.
8.2a) If you are a consumer you have the right, in addition to your other rights, to cancel your contract with Italian Fashion Catwalk and receive a refund. You must contact the Seller in writing to cancel your contract within 24 hours of receipt of item. Once you have received confirmation that your return has been agreed, you must return the goods in their original condition and with all associated packaging at your cost, within 7 working days of their receipt. The goods must be received by the Seller, in the same condition as sent, within 7 calendar days of receipt of the item by the Buyer.
8.3 Upon receipt of the returned item and upon successful inspection of the item, the Seller will refund the Buyer by the same method that the original payment was made with a deduction of original actual postage cost. Any Customs costs incurred by the Seller to receive the item will also be deducted from the refund provided. The refund will be processed within 24 hours of item receipt.
8.4 If the item is returned in a differing condition to that sent, Italian Fashion Catwalk reserves the right to withhold all or part of the refund. A store credit may be issued at the discretion of Italian Fashion Catwalk.
8.5 It is agreed that the Seller can cancel the contract with the Buyer, and issue a full refund at any time, until the goods are dispatched. The purchase of the goods is an invitation to purchase only
9. Force Majeure
In the event that the Seller is prevented from carrying out its obligations under a contract for sale as a result of any cause beyond its control such as, but not limited to, Acts of God, War, Strikes, Lock-outs, Flood and Failure of third parties to deliver goods, the Seller shall be relieved of its obligations and liabilities under such contract for sale for as long as such fulfillment is prevented.
10. Copyright Statement
You may download, display, print, post and reproduce material from Italian Fashion Catwalk in unaltered form only for your personal and non-commercial use. Reproduction of material for commercial use is not permitted.