Terms & Conditions

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any of the products (“Products”) listed on our website amethysttigersdesigns.com, and other ordering web platform e.g. interactive price lists, quotes and order forms (“our site”) sent to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before ordering any Products from our site. You should understand that by ordering any of our Products, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Please note that we limit our liability at paragraph 12 below.

  1. Information about us

Our site is a site operated by Amethyst Tiger Designs. (“we/us/our”). Our trading address is 17 Bramwell Avenue, Prenton, Wirral CH43 0RG.

  1. Your Status

By placing an order through our site, you warrant that:

2.1 You are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and

2.2 You are at least 18 years old

  1. How the contract is formed between you and us

3.1 Your order constitutes an offer to us to buy a Product or Products. All orders are subject to acceptance by us, and we will confirm such acceptance to you by electronic notification at the end of the ordering process (the “Order Confirmation”). We are unable to issue an Order Confirmation until such time as the ordering process is complete. The contract between us (“Contract”) will only be formed when we send you the Order Confirmation. Once the Contract has been formed, the terms of the Contract cannot be varied without our prior written consent.

3.2 Cancellations for any of our products that are made to order must be made on the same day that the Order Confirmation is issued, as production will begin the next day. We are not able to accept cancellations after this time. If it is possible to make changes (i.e. production has begun but is not complete, we shall be entitled to make additional charges on a time and materials basis to cover such additional work already carried out, with a minimum charge of £20.

  1. Material and information provided by you

4.1 You agree only to provide someone else’s personal information if they have given you express consent to use it in respect of the Products you have ordered.

4.2 Personal information is processed and stored in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

4.3 We are unable to accept customer supplied materials for us to use for production, as we cannot guarantee the end result to be of our usual quality. All materials, wood, resin etc. must be supplied by Amethyst Tiger Designs.

4.4 The suitability of products for the purpose intended rests solely with the customer and we accept no responsibility for any losses howsoever caused.

  1. Production and Delivery Times

5.1 Production shall be deemed to begin when the following conditions are met: payment has been made and Order Confirmation has been received. If these events take place after 5pm on a production day, production will be deemed to begin on the next production day.

5.2 Unless there are exceptional circumstances, your Products will be dispatched for delivery on the last production day of the specified turnaround time.

5.3 After production, we dispatch all finished orders by 1st Class Royal Mail for next day delivery. Some postcodes, including Northern Ireland (BT), the Scottish Highlands & Islands (AB31-38, AB41-45, AB51-56, FK19-21, HS, IV, KA27-28, KW, PA20-88, PH5-10, PH15-26, PH30-44, ZE), Isle of Man (IM), or Isle of Wight (PO31-41) may take between 3 and 5 working days, and may incur an extra charge.

5.4 Production days are Monday to Friday only. Weekends and Bank Holidays are not included.

5.5 Where production is delayed due to exceptional circumstances, we will complete the work as soon as we reasonably can.

5.6 The responsibility for delivery of Products lies with the customer. Any carriage arranged by Amethyst Tiger Designs is on the customer’s behalf and we are not liable for any delays arising out of that carriage.

5.7 Where delivery is not possible as a result of us being provided with the incorrect delivery address details, our delivery service will return the Products to us. We reserve the right to make an additional delivery charge for re-dispatch of the Products to the correct delivery address.

5.8 All products will be signed for upon delivery, if anyone other than the intended recipient signs for the product and the product is subsequently not delivered to the intended recipient, we will incur no liability provided that parcel was delivered to the address provided by the purchaser.

5.9 Delivery to temporary addresses such as hotels, exhibition and conference centres etc. is entirely at the risk of the customer.

  1. Non-Delivery

6.1 You must notify us in writing within 7 days of any failure on our part to deliver the Products in order that we can investigate the failure and take appropriate action. We will not accept any liability for non-delivery notifications received after the above specified 7 day period.

  1. Deliveries damaged on arrival

7.1 If any Products are delivered in a damaged condition they must be signed for as damaged in order for Amethyst Tiger Designs to be able to offer any compensation. Amethyst Tiger Designs must be notified of the damage on the same day of delivery and images of the damaged Product and packaging must be provided, Otherwise Amethyst Tiger Designs cannot accept liability for replacing the Products free of charge and extra costs may be incurred for reproducing the goods.

  1. Quality

8.1 Wood is unique with its own grain patterns, live edges, knots, wood imperfections. Epoxy Resin cures by chemical reaction which is temperature dependant. Due to the nature of the materials used and the manufacturing process, no two items will be identical.

  1. Price & Payment

9.1 The price of any Products will be as quoted on our site from time to time, except in cases of obvious error.

9.2 These prices exclude VAT but do include delivery costs for mainland UK, outside of which delivery costs will be added to the total amount due as set out in the Basket section of the online ordering process. We reserve the right to charge the amount of any taxes, value added tax, duties or royalties etc. which are payable whether or not included on the estimate.

9.3 Prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you an Order Confirmation, except in cases of obvious error.

9.4 All work carried out, whether experimentally or otherwise, at the customer’s request shall be charged.

9.5 Third-party credit card companies will be entitled to store any credit or debit card data if you choose that option when you place your order.

  1. Our Replacement Policy

10.1 In the unlikely event that you believe that a Product to be defective, we may request that you either return the product to us for our examination, or provide appropriate pictures in order for us to determine the nature of the defect and its cause.

  1. Claims

11.1 Claims for damage, shortages or non-delivery must be put in writing to us within 7 days from the date that the Products were dispatched.

11.2 We shall not be liable in respect of any claim unless we are notified in accordance with paragraph 11.1 except where you demonstrate to our reasonable satisfaction that it was not possible to comply with this requirement and your claim was made by you as soon as reasonably possible thereafter.

11.3 We may ask you to send us photographic evidence and a number of samples showing any damage or defects and to retain the Product for 30 days after receipt for the purposes of inspection by ourselves or our agents or representatives.

  1. Our Liability

12.1 Our liability in connection with any Product purchased through our site is strictly limited to the purchase price of that Product (including delivery costs).

12.2 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability:

12.2.1 for death or personal injury caused by our negligence;

12.2.2 under section 2(3) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987;

12.2.3 for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or

12.2.4 for any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude, or attempt to exclude, our liability.

12.3 Whether caused by our negligence, breach of contract or breach of duty, we exclude all liability for:

12.3.1 any direct loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss of data, waste of management or office time; or

12.3.2 any indirect or consequential loss or damage of any kind however arising, even if foreseeable.

  1. Written Communications

13.1 When using our website, you accept that communication with us will be by electronic means only. We will contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our site. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

  1. Events Outside Our Control

14.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (Force Majeure).

14.2 Force Majeure includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:

14.2.1 strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;

14.2.2 civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;

14.2.3 fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;

14.2.4 impossibility of the use of means of public or private transport;

14.2.5 impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks; and

14.2.6 the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.

14.3 Our performance under any Contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that Force Majeure continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring Force Majeure to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Contract may be performed despite Force Majeure.

  1. Our Right to Vary these Terms & Conditions

15.1 We reserve the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time without notice.

15.2 You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you order Products from us, unless any change to those policies or these terms and conditions is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you), or if we notify you of the change to those policies or these terms and conditions before we send you the Order Confirmation (in which case we have the right to assume that you have accepted the change to the terms and conditions, unless you notify us to the contrary within 7 working days of receipt by you of the Products).

  1. Contact

If you have any queries about these Terms & Conditions, or any other aspect of our website, or you have a complaint, please email us at admin@amethysttigerdesigns.com

  1. Law & Jurisdiction

17.1 Contracts for the purchase of Products through our site will be governed by the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising from, or related to, such Contracts shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Acceptable Usage Policy

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website amethysttigerdesigns.com and other ordering web platform e.g. interactive price lists, quotes and order forms (“our site”). This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site.

Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms of website use.

Should you wish to print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference, press Control + P.

  1. Prohibited Uses

1.1 You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.

To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards.

To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

1.2 You also agree:

Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use.

Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: to any part of our site; to any equipment or network on which our site is stored; to any software used in the provision of our site

  1. Suspension & Termination

2.1 We will determine, at our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

2.2 Failure to comply with this acceptable use policy constitutes a material breach of the terms of use upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.

Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.

Issue of a warning to you.

Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.

Further legal action against you.

Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

2.3 We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

  1. Changes to the Acceptable Use Policy

Any changes we may make to our Acceptable Use Policy will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.