Terms and Conditions
The following are terms and conditions are for the sale of goods that govern any contract for sale that you, the customer, enter into with Tiling Logistics Limited. Please read these terms and conditions carefully. These Terms and Conditions explain your rights and the obligations you have. You may have other rights granted by law and these Terms and Conditions do not affect them. This does not affect your statutory rights as a customer. We would advise you to print these Terms and Conditions of sale for your own reference, as they form part of the contract for the sale of goods between Tiling Logistics Limited and you the customer
- 1.1. “Buyer” means the person or company from whom an order has accepted.
- 1.2. “Seller” means Tiling Logistics Ltd trading or subsidiary of.
- 1.3. “Goods” means the items or products supplied by the seller in 1.2 to the buyer in 1.1.
- 1.4. “Order” means the order placed by the buyer in 1.1 for the supply of the goods or an acceptance of a quote for the supply of goods.
- Applicable Conditions
- 2.1. By placing an order with the seller, the buyer agrees to be bound by these terms. If you do not accept these terms, you may not use this site or access or display any of the information made available to you on this site.
- 2.2. Tiling Logistics Ltd shall sell and the buyer shall purchase the goods in accordance with any written, electronic or verbal order and/or quotation with the buyer which is accepted by the seller, the order is subject to these conditions, which shall govern the contract to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions subject to which any such quotation is accepted or subjected to be accepted by the buyer.
- 2.3. Any variation of these conditions (including any special terms and conditions agreed between the parties) shall be inapplicable unless agreed in writing by the seller or some other person authorised by the seller.
- 2.4. Any typographical or clerical or other error or omission in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance of offer, invoice or other document or information issued by the seller shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of the seller.
- 2.5. Photographs and pictures of products and/or goods are for illustration purposes only and are intended as a graphical representation of the item you will receive and may not be the actual item(s) you receive. This may occur for example if a manufacturer changes their packaging or labels.
- 2.6. Typical lead times given are for guidance only and may change without notice.
- 2.7. An item and/or product listed on the website may sometimes be classed as a “custom” or “bespoke” item. If a product is a “Custom” or “bespoke” item it could be non-returnable as outlined in clause 12.1. These orders may not be cancelled if the item or items cannot be returned to the manufacturer (or similar) as outlined in cause 11.1.
- 2.8. Some items enhance or colour change, the seller does it’s best to describe the product and it’s, although an exact match cannot be guaranteed, due to the cut of natural stone is different in tone, texture and grain, the seller will endeavour to do the utmost to advise the buyer when asked, the buyer accepts this and should the buyer wish to return the product they can do so under the sellers return policy in clause 12. All additional costs and delivery costs are met by the buyer.
- 2.9 When the buyer provides an image to the seller it cannot guarantee an exact match regarding advice or products to be used although the seller will endeavour to get the closest match, the buyer accepts this and that camera and screen resolutions may vary which may affect a tone or texture.
- 3.1. Although the seller makes every effort to ensure that published prices and quotes are as accurate as possible, the seller reserves the right to refuse the sale of mispriced or misquoted goods.
- 3.2. All prices are in UK Pounds Sterling.
- 3.3. All goods are subject to delivery charges, these maybe absorbed in the item cost, where applicable, and VAT at the standard rate. These may not always be included in the quote and are subject to the buyer’s geographical location. Delivery charges are dependent on the delivery address of where the goods are to be shipped which may differ as they are calculated on weight and size. The buyer accepts that the seller reserves the right to pass these charges on to the buyer where necessary.
- 3.4. The seller may contact the buyer for additional charges after the order has been accepted should the delivery cost be greater, goods will not be dispatched until the additional payment has been received by the seller.
- Offer and Acceptance
- 4.1. A binding contract is formed between the buyer and the seller when the buyer receives confirmation from the seller by e-mail, telephone or other agreed means that the buyer’s order has been accepted.
- 4.2. After acceptance the buyer shall not be entitled to reject the goods unless the seller agrees to do so in advance in accordance with the contract.
- 4.3. Subsequent additions and/or amendments to accepted orders may incur an additional administrative charge to the buyer.
- 4.4. All offers, acceptance of quotes and orders are subject to clauses 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3
- Supply of Goods
- 5.1. The buyer is solely responsible for ensuring that the goods are suitable and fit for the intended purpose.
- 5.2. The seller reserves the right to refuse the supply of goods at its discretion.
- Payment Terms
- 6.1. Where the buyer is placing an order for items, payment is due prior to order confirmation and dispatch.
- 6.2. The seller accepts online payments through a third party unless an agreed credit account exists. The accepted payment types are subject to the third party accepted methods and include Delta, Switch, Maestro. No charge is made to the buyer for these credit card payments.
- 6.3. If the buyer prefers to pay by bank transfer (also known as BACS transfer). The seller will supply bank details to the buyer. The order will be processed after the payment via bank transfer has been received; the buyer will need to supply relevant contact and delivery details as these are not automatically provided by the bank, it is the sole responsibility of the buyer to notify the seller that a payment has been sent.
- Payment Methods
- 7.1. Payments is accepted in the following forms:
- 7.1.1. PayPal online payment;
- 7.1.2. Stripe online payment, (Including but not limited to; Applepay and Googlepay);
- 7.1.3. Bank transfer (BACS);
- 7.2. Payment will only be deemed to have been made upon clearance of funds in the seller’s bank account.
- 8.1. All goods are offered subject to availability. Where goods are found to be unavailable or discontinued, the seller will offer a similar substitute if available, subject to the buyer’s agreement.
- 8.2. Where the buyer orders goods with different lead times, the goods will arrive together, the longest lead time will usually apply.
- 8.3. The seller may make any changes in the specification of the goods which do not materially affect their quality or performance required to conform with any applicable statutory requirements where the goods are supplied to the seller's specification.
- 8.4. If a suitable substitute is not available, the order maybe cancelled, the transaction for that item will be void and any payment will be returned.
- 8.5. In the event of any product being unavailable, the seller shall be relieved of any liability in connection with all such contracts or orders. In no case shall the seller be bound to obtain or deliver goods from any other sources than those contemplated in the order.
- 8.6. The seller will not be held responsible for any costs incurred due to items being delayed or unavailable.
- 9.1. The seller uses various ways of delivering the goods. These include the use of independent couriers and pallet companies.
- 9.2. Deliveries will usually be made Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 6:30pm. The seller is usually unable to give an estimated delivery time as all deliveries are at the courier’s discretion.
- 9.3. Any delivery date or delivery time is for guidance only and the seller shall not be responsible for any costs incurred by the buyer in the event of late delivery.
- 9.4. All delivery dates as indicated in clause 9.3 can be affected by bank holidays and force majeure, circumstances stipulated by clause 13 and “exceptions” made by the courier; the seller holds no responsibility or liability in these cases.
- 9.5. The couriers used by the seller do not guarantee a pre-delivery phone call service or any other form of notification by text, email or other means and may not contact the buyer directly regarding a delivery, although they may try to do so.
- 9.6. All orders will be delivered to the nearest access point to the delivery address, and the seller or its independent couriers, will not be responsible for further movement of the goods.
- 9.7. It is the buyer’s responsibility to advise the seller of any restrictions regarding access to the delivery address at the point of ordering or prior to the goods being despatched.
- 9.8. The buyer will bear the costs of any re-delivery charges incurred as a result of not informing the seller of access restrictions to the delivery address point.
- 9.9. The delivery vehicles may not have cranes or forklifts. It is the buyer's responsibility to provide offloading equipment to facilitate offloading of deliveries of heavy items should it be required to do so.
- 9.10. Should the buyer be unavailable to accept the goods at time of delivery, on a day that has been agreed beforehand with the buyer, then the buyer shall bear the cost of any re-delivery.
- 9.11 Should a courier be unsuccessful in a delivery attempt(s) the goods will be returned to the seller by the courier, any charges imposed by the courier may be passed on to the buyer by the seller and any further re-delivery charges. This includes but not limited to, a refused delivery.
- 9.12. The seller may offer free delivery on some of its products. Free delivery offers are only available for deliveries within the UK mainland and therefore exclude some areas of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands or other remote parts of the UK or overseas.
- 9.13. Delivery charges are non-refundable in the instances of clauses 9.10, 9.11, 9.12
- Goods Damaged or Faulty on Delivery
- 10.1. The buyer must examine all goods on delivery in case any damage has occurred in transit. The driver should be notified immediately of any problems and the delivery card should be signed accordingly. The seller must also be informed within two working days in writing with corresponding photos of the damage and the packaging.
- 10.2. If, in exceptional circumstances, the buyer is unable to fully check the goods at the time of delivery, the seller must be informed as soon as possible of any damage with photos of the products and packaging.
- 10.3. The seller cannot guarantee to replace or repair items which have been signed for in good condition or 'unchecked' and are later found to be damaged. This does not affect the buyer’s statutory rights.
- 10.4. The seller will not accept any liability for any goods that have been repaired before the seller has been given the opportunity to inspect them or to give authority for repair work to be carried out or in cases where components supplied have not been used.
- 10.5. The seller may offer a replacement of damaged goods and the buyer accepts that if a replacement is arranged that sufficient time in accordance with lead times from manufacturers and couriers will be required.
- 10.6. If goods have been delivered in a damaged state and the seller feels the situation cannot be improved by authorising another delivery, we reserve the right to refund the buyer in part or in full and/or cancel the order in part or in whole.
- 10.7. If the buyer has not signed the package as damaged, in accordance with the terms detailed in these terms and has not stated at the time of delivery, by not signing "damaged" the possibility of the seller making a claim to the carrier has been removed and therefore, the seller is entitled to repair the damaged items where necessary thus reducing costs to the seller.
- 10.8. Following on from clause 10.7 in regard to items and repairs to said items, the seller is entitled to charge the buyer for any costs involved (but not limited to) materials, labour, packaging and carriage - where the terms have not been adhered to by the buyer.
- Cancellation Policy
- 11.1. Under the Distance Selling Regulations the buyer has a right to cancel their order for any item purchased on the seller’s website at any time before the goods are despatched, or within 7 days of receiving the goods and for a full refund excluding cost of return shipping providing the goods purchased are not “custom” or “bespoke” items and the buyer takes reasonable care of the goods whilst they are in the buyer’s possession. This does not affect the buyer’s statutory rights as a consumer.
- 11.2. If the buyer chooses to cancel their order at any time later than the 7 days following receipt of the goods there will be a restocking and/or administration charge subject to a return acceptance by the seller. “Custom” or “bespoke” item cancellation requests may not be accepted should the manufacture of the item be already started or dispatched. “Custom” or “bespoke” item cancellations that are accepted may be subject to a restocking charge or administration charge. The buyer may be required to return items using their own courier.
- 11.3. The seller will refund the buyer’s payment with 14 days of the goods being returned being subject to clauses 11.1 and 11.2. Original delivery charges are non-refundable.
- 11.4. If the buyer wishes to cancel the order, the seller will require the request be done in writing by the buyer via email to email@example.com or by post at the address provided. Any cancellation request may be subject to a re-stocking fee and the original delivery charges may not be refunded.
- Returns Policy
- 12.1. Where the buyer has received their order and no longer require all or part of the order then this may be returned at the discretion of the seller. If a return is agreed then the buyer has to arrange transport to the seller’s premises at the buyer’s expense whereupon the goods will be inspected by the seller who will decide what, if any, refund is due. “Custom” or “bespoke” items may not be accepted. Original delivery charges will in any case not be refunded to the buyer.
- 12.2. Where the buyer receives sub-standard or incorrect goods they should inform the seller within 7 days of receiving the order. The seller may then arrange collection of the goods for return to the seller’s premises. Upon receipt the seller will inspect the goods and, if the items are sub-standard or incorrect, will either refund the buyer or replace the goods. If the seller deems the goods to be satisfactory and as intended, the seller is entitled to return the goods to the buyer at the buyer’s expense.
- 12.3. Where the buyer has used or installed the goods then such use or installation shall be taken as conclusive evidence that the buyer has accepted the goods are in perfect condition. The buyer is responsible for checking that the goods are suitable for purpose and that installation conditions are correct at the time of ordering or acceptance of a quotation.
- Force Majeure
- 13.1. Neither party shall be liable for any default due to any act of God, war, strikes, lock outs, riots, accidents, fire, breakdown of plant and machinery
- 13.2. The seller shall be entitled to delay or cancel delivery or to reduce the amount delivered if it is prevented from or hindered in or delayed in manufacturing, obtaining or delivering the goods by normal routes or means of delivery through circumstances beyond its control.
- 14.1. Neither party shall be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of its obligations if the delay or failure results from events or circumstances outside its reasonable control and the party shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of its obligations.
- 14.2. These terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without prior notice. In addition to the above the seller retains title to all goods until payment is received in full. Goods that are unpaid for can be collected/removed from any location if deemed necessary. The seller retains the right to accept orders and payments if stocks have temporarily expired, fulfilling the order upon stock replenishment. If an item is out of stock the customer will be contacted whereupon if the waiting time is viewed as too long by either party a full refund and order cancellation can be effected. The seller retains the right to cancel any order by notifying the buyer by email without detailed disclosure.
- 14.3. The seller will accept no responsibility for subsequent theft of any goods once delivered to an agreed location, the buyer must make necessary arrangements to avoid this possibility.
- 15.1. If you have any questions about the terms and conditions set out herein, please write to us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Tiling Logistics Ltd, 16 Seeleys Road, Tyseley Industrial Estate, Birmingham, B11 2LA, United Kingdom.
- Complaints Policy
The seller takes complaints about the products, staff and service levels very seriously. If the buyer is not satisfied in any way it is important that the buyer follows the sellers’ formal complaint procedures.
- 16.1. To raise a complaint the buyer will need to call the sellers customer service telephone number or in writing by email or letter addressing it to whom dealt with the issue initially. It is advised that detailed complaints be in writing where appropriate to ensure all concerns are comprehensively addressed by the seller.
- 16.2. The seller will need the following from the buyer in all instances of a complaint resolution
- A clear, detailed description of what the complaint is about
- Copies of any letters or emails related to the complaint
- The buyer order or reference number (usually found on the invoice)
- The buyer email or physical address so that a reply can be made.
16.3. The seller will respond to complaints by the buyer within a reasonable time, (usually within 20 working days). Should the complaint take longer than this, the seller will advise a time-frame that the buyer should get a response.
16.4. Should a complaint not be resolved to the buyer’s expectations then the complaint can be escalated by letter.
How to make a formal complaint
You can make a formal complaint by post, online or by phone.
Tiling Logistics Ltd
16 Seeleys Road
Tyseley Trading Estate
Use the Contact Us on our website
Phone the sellers’ customer service telephone number. The customer service personnel can take a note of your complaint to pass on to the manager.
Please note it is advisable to place detailed complaints in writing, where possible, to ensure the buyer concerns are comprehensively covered.
What happens next?
When the buyer makes a complaint, the seller will:
- Send an email to let the buyer know that the seller has received it, (as long as the buyer has provided a valid email address).
- Investigate the buyers’ complaint; looking at whether the buyers’ questions have been answered.
What to do if the buyer is not satisfied.
If the buyer is still not satisfied with the outcome; the buyer is welcome to escalate the complaint to the Managing Director.