This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and Manchester Vacs, the owner(s) of this Web Site. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Web Site. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should stop using the Web Site immediately.
No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance. Your order constitutes a contractual offer and our acceptance of that offer is deemed to occur upon our payment provider sending a confirmation email to you indicating that your payment has been accepted.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Account” means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and any credentials used by Users to access Member sections of the site and/or any communications System on the Web Site;
“Carrier” means any third party responsible for transporting purchased Goods from our Premises to customers;
“Content” means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;
“Goods” means any products that Manchester Vacs advertises and/or makes available for sale through this Web Site;
“Manchester Vacs” means Manchester Vacs, Bull's Head Building, 605 Gorton Road, Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire. SK5 6NX.
“Service” means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Manchester Vacs makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;
“Payment Information” means any details required for the purchase of Goods from this Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, credit/debit card numbers, bank account numbers and sort codes;
“Purchase Information” means collectively any orders, invoices, dispatch notes, receipts or similar that may be in hard copy or electronic form;
“Premises” means our place(s) of business located at Bull's Head Building, 605 Gorton Road, Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire. SK5 6NX.
“System” means any online communications infrastructure that Manchester Vacs makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;
“User” / “Users” means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Manchester Vacs and acting in the course of their employment;
“Web Site” means the website that you are currently using (www.manchestervacs.co.uk
) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain www.manchestervacs.co.uk/DysonForum/
) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
2. Age Restrictions
Persons under the age of 18 should use this Web Site only with the supervision of an Adult. Payment Information must be provided by or with the permission of an Adult.
3. International Customers
If Goods are being ordered from outside the UK, import duties and taxes may be incurred once your Goods reach their destination. Manchester Vacs is not responsible for these charges and we undertake to make no calculations or estimates in this regard. If you are buying internationally, you are advised to contact your local customs authorities for further details on costs and procedures. As the purchaser of the Goods, you will also be the importer of record and as such should ensure that your purchase is in full compliance with the laws of the country into which the Goods are being imported. Please be aware that Goods may be inspected on arrival at port for customs purposes and Manchester Vacs cannot guarantee that the packaging of your Goods will be free of signs of tampering. If we can demonstrate delivery to your country via tracking, we do not take any responsibility for non-delivery or loss within your country due to the ineptitude of your local postal service or customs authority.
4. Intellectual Property
4.1 Subject to the exceptions in Clause 6 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Web Site, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Manchester Vacs, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Web Site you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.
4.2 Subject to Clause 7 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Web Site unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by Manchester Vacs.
5. Third Party Intellectual Property
5.1 Unless otherwise expressly indicated, all Intellectual Property rights including, but not limited to, Copyright and Trademarks, in product images and descriptions belong to the manufacturers or distributors of such products as may be applicable.
5.2 Subject to Clause 7 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use such material unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by the relevant manufacturer or supplier.
5.3 Manufacturers and other names and part numbers are used for reference and cross reference purposes only. Products listed as a genuine part are made by the manufacturer and generic parts are listed as compatible with the manufacturer's finished model number.
6. Use of the Conversation Forums
6. Use of the conversation forums carry further conditions known as "Terms of Service". They can be read here: Forum Terms of Service
7. Links to Other Web Sites
This Web Site may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Manchester Vacs or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such web sites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Web Site does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
8. Use of Communications Facilities
8.1 When e-mailing us, or using any other System on the Web Site, you should do so in accordance with the following rules:
8.1.1 You must not use obscene or vulgar language;
8.1.2 You must not submit Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
8.1.3 You must not submit Content that is intended to promote or incite violence;
8.1.4 It is advised that submissions are made using the English or Russian language(s) as we may be unable to respond to enquiries submitted in any other languages;
8.1.6 You must not impersonate other people, particularly employees and representatives of Manchester Vacs or our affiliates;
8.1.7 You must not use our System for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or “junk mail”.
8.2 You acknowledge that Manchester Vacs reserves the right to monitor any and all communications made to us or using our System.
9.1 In order to purchase Goods on this Web Site you will be required to submit certain personal details and Payment Information which may vary based upon your use of the Web Site as we may not require payment information until you wish to make a purchase. By continuing to use this Web Site you represent and warrant that:
9.1.1 all information you submit is accurate and truthful;
9.1.2 you have permission to submit Payment Information where permission may be required; and
9.1.3 you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date. Your creation of any payment Account is further affirmation of your representation and warranty.
9.2 It is recommended that you do not share your Account details, particularly your username and password. Manchester Vacs accepts no liability for any losses or damages incurred as a result of your Account details being shared by you. If you use a shared computer, it is recommended that you do not save your Account details in your internet browser.
9.3 If you have reason to believe that your Account details have been obtained by another without consent, you should contact Manchester Vacs immediately to suspend your Account and cancel any unauthorised purchases that may be pending. Please be aware that purchases can only be cancelled until they are dispatched. In the event that an unauthorised purchase is dispatched prior to your notifying us of the unauthorised nature of the purchase, Manchester Vacs accepts no liability or responsibility and you should make contact with the Carrier detailed in the Purchase Information.
10. Termination and Cancellation
10.1 Manchester Vacs reserves the right to cancel purchases without stating reasons, for any reason prior to processing payment and dispatch.
10.2 If purchases are cancelled for any reason prior to dispatch you will be refunded any monies paid in relation to those purchases.
11. Goods, Pricing and Availability
11.1 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all graphical representations and descriptions of Goods available from Manchester Vacs correspond to the actual Goods, Manchester Vacs is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions. This does not exclude our liability for mistakes due to negligence on our part and refers only to variations of the correct Goods, not different Goods altogether. Please refer to our Returns Policy below for incorrect Goods.
11.2 Where appropriate, you may be required to select the required [size] [model] [colour] [number] [other features] of the Goods that you are purchasing.
11.3 Manchester Vacs does not represent or warrant that such Goods will be available. Stock indications may be provided on the Web Site, however these may not take into account sales that have taken place during your visit to the web site.
11.4 All pricing information on the Web Site is correct at the time of going online. Manchester Vacs reserves the right to change prices and alter or remove any special offers from time to time and as necessary.
11.5 All prices on the Web Site include any necessary VAT.
11.6 We encourage you to ensure all spare parts are fitted by a competent person in accordance with manufacturer specifications. Manchester Vacs cannot be held liable for any damage caused by the fitting of a spare part. Please ensure that you have read your warranty conditions before attempting to install a part or otherwise repair your appliance. Manchester Vacs cannot be held responsible if the appliance is damaged or your warranty is voided. Some manufacturer guarantees may be on condition that you use a qualified technician.
12.1 Manchester Vacs, or a third party carrier such as UPS, may notify you by way of email when your goods are to be dispatched to you. The message will contain details of estimated delivery times in addition to any reasons for a delay in the delivery of the Goods purchased by you. Further delivery information can be found >>here<<
12.2 If Manchester Vacs receives no communication from you, within 7 working days of delivery, regarding any problems with the Goods, you are deemed to have received the Goods in full working order and with no problems.
12.3 Manchester Vacs will ship your item in what we consider to be the most expedient and secure method. We may use regular mail, Recorded Delivery or a courier at our discretion. With items that are sent by courier or a signed-for mail service, that company's proof of delivery is binding as proof of delivery. Where low value items are sent using regular mail, we always
obtain proof of posting. This can be supplied upon request in order that you may contact the Post Office directly in the rare event of delayed or non delivery. Manchester Vacs are not responsible for items lost by Royal Mail if you elected "free delivery" during checkout.
12.4 Manchester Vacs accepts no responsibility for you inputting the incorrect address during checkout (or having out-of-date details if you are a Paypal user). If we ship to an address that you later inform us is partially or totally incorrect, but it is the address that you specified during checkout, the responsibility lies with you to chase the Post Office/courier/occupants of address you specified to correct your mistake. 'Item not received' claims will not be entertained in these circumstances.
12.5 Items not received. For queries relating to items not received, please refer to our >>>Delivery Information page<<<
13.1 Manchester Vacs makes no warranty or representation that the Web Site will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Services.
13.2 No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Web Site should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.
13.3 No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.
14. Changes to the Service and these Terms and Conditions
Manchester Vacs reserves the right to change the Web Site, its Content or these Terms and Conditions at any time. You will be bound by any changes to the Terms and Conditions from the first time you use the Web Site following the changes. If Manchester Vacs is required to make any changes to Terms and Conditions relating to sale of Goods by law, these changes will apply automatically to any orders currently pending in addition to any orders placed by you in the future.
15. Availability of the Web Site
The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and/or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law, we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality. Manchester Vacs accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Web Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
16. Limitation of Liability
16.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, Manchester Vacs accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Web Site or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Web Site and its Content at their own risk.
16.2 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Manchester Vacs’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of Manchester Vacs.
16.3 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.
17. No Waiver
In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.
18. Previous Terms and Conditions
In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
All notices/communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to here
. Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day, and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.
20. Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and Manchester Vacs shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales, and Manchester Vacs and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.