1. On-Line. You can order directly from our secure on-line store. You can pay by using our Secure On-line Credit Card Payment form or by sending a printout of your order with your credit card details to us by Fax or by calling our Free-phone order line.
All Allergymatters On-line Credit Card Payments are handled by The Payment
Service Provider Secure Trading. This means that they all take place on a Secure
Server and all transactions that take place are encrypted between your browser
and the server. Nobody is able to obtain your credit card details nor other
information. Of equal importance is the security which surrounds the payment
system. By making use of SecureTrading we have the most sophisticated online
trading system available. It allows us to safely process your credit card payment
with the bank, and complete the financial transactions securely behind protected
firewalls. No personal or financial details are left unencrypted on a remote
server, and such details are never sent by internet email. For more details
about SecureTrading or to find out how you could have an automatic trading system
like this on your own site, visit the SecureTrading web site at http://www.securetrading.com
2. By telephone 0800 052 8228 (Mon-Friday from 09:00 to 17:00). Before calling make note of your order detail specially the eight digit reference number for each of the products that you wish to purchase and have your credit card number and expiry date handy. Our customer service staff will lead you through the order procedure. Phone orders may be subject to an additional fee.
3. By Fax 0208 339 0183 (7days 24
hours.). Download our order form by clicking on allergymatters
order form.Complete the form with your order details. Please remember
to include a daytime telephone number in case of transmission problems.
4. By Mail. Download our order form by clicking on allergymatters order form. Complete the form with your order and payment credit card/charge card, cheque or postal order details.
To find out how long it will take for you to receive the item you have ordered, you need to consider its availability. The availability of an item is shown on its product information page. (A product information page shows you the title, image, description and availability of the item). Our products will fall into one of the following categories:
¾ 1-5 days: We have stock and can send out immediately or as soon as possible within this time period subject to shipping method and peak times.
¾ 1-6 weeks: these are special order items and we need to contact our suppliers who usually
fulfill our order within one to six weeks.
¾ Coming soon: This indicates that this item has not yet been released. You can request that a mail be sent to you immediately that this item is released.
¾ Unavailable: This product may be out of stock with our supplier. If you would like to purchase this product, you can request that a mail be sent to you when this product becomes available again.
Please note: in order to keep you fully informed on the progress of your order, we will send you an e-mail when we receive your order, and another when we dispatch your order from our warehouse, confirming the date, contents and method of delivery.
If you have recently placed an order and you think the delivery of your item/items is overdue, you can enquire about the status of your order by sending our Customer Services an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org (Please include the Order Number). You will receive an update of your order status. In spite of all our efforts, there can sometimes be unforeseen delays in delivery. It may be worthwhile contacting your local postal sorting office as it is possible that they have already tried to deliver your package but were unable to.
Occasionally a product is damaged in transit or is not working properly. We ask that you inspect your package as soon as possible after receipt for shipping damage and to see that the item works properly. If your item appears to be damaged in transit please report it, if possible, to the person who delivered it. Then call our Customer Service for a replacement. If your item showed no shipping damage but is not working properly pleases notify our Customer Service and describe what is wrong. We will discuss your options for reshipment of a replacement item as well as arrange the pickup of the received defective item. Any initial defects must be reported to us within 72 hours of item receipt via phone, fax or email.
If you are returning an item because of an error on our part or because it is received defective, we will be happy to refund the delivery charges incurred in sending the item to you and your costs in returning it to us.
If your item develops a fault or stops working then we will have our service engineers troubleshoot the fault within 3 working days of you reporting the fault to our customer services team. All item repairs and replacements are covered by the manufacturers products warranties.
To return an item
To return an item, please enclose a note giving the reason for the return, wrap the package securely and call us for return address. In the case of a defective product, please provide a full description of the fault and return the defective item in its original box (if any), with all warranty cards, licences, manuals and accessories. For your protection we recommend that you use a recorded-delivery service.
This returns policy does not affect your statutory rights.
Please note: We will send you an e-mail to let you know when we have processed your return.
Return Policy Requirements
We hope that you will be 100% satisfied with your purchase. However, if within 30 days upon receipt you are not satisfied with your order, please contact us immediately. Some items will need to be returned back to the manufacturer's distribution centres and others direct to us. Please email us email@example.com or call us on +44(0)2083 390029 for return address before you send anything back. You are responsible for the cost of shipping the unwanted item back to the specified destination. All returnable items must be in "as-new" in the box condition including the original manuals, warranty and other paperwork that may have shipped with the product. We suggest you keep your original box for any purchase in case you need to return it to receive proper credit. Once the item is received by the distribution centre and is verified to be in unused condition, your credit card will be credited for the purchase price less our original shipping costs to you.
Note: Some products may be subject to a restocking fee (see below) or may not be returned if used (see return policy exceptions paragraph below).
Vacuum Cleaners, Steam Cleaners, Dehumidifiers, Air Purifiers, Air Conditioners, Nebulizers, Anti-Ageing Light Therapy Lamps and Air Scenters: Return freight costs must be prepaid by the customer. Used machines are subject to a restocking fee of 25% of the item price.
Return Policy Exceptions
Air Filters, Jewellery (made-to-order jewellery items like rings, and earrings are non-returnable for health & hygiene reasons), Pillows, duvets, sheets and dustmite encasings: Used or opened items cannot be returned. We suggest that you measure the item to be covered carefully (especially the height for mattress encasings) before ordering so that you will select the proper size for your bedding item. We list the dimensions of each product on our item pages for your review.
At Allergymatters.com we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the
information we collect about you to process orders and to provide a more personalised
Controllers of personal information
Any personal information provided or to be gathered by Allergymatters.com is controlled primarily by Allergymatters Ltd.What information do we collect and how do we use it?
When you order, we need to know your name, e-mail address, delivery address, credit or debit card number and the card's expiry date. This allows us to process and fulfill your orders and to notify you of the status of your order.¾ E-mail: We will use your e-mail address only to confirm your Internet order or to notify you of the status of your order. If you are a member, we may also email you to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the Web site, new Allergymatters.com services and special offers we think you'll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, you may opt out by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure you change your preferences for each account you hold or e-mail address you have given us.
¾ Telephone: We also ask for your telephone number, which enables us to contact you urgently if there is a problem with your order. For some international deliveries this number may be given to our couriers.Will Allergymatters.com disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
Allergymatters.com does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments and providing customer services. Such companies and individuals will have access to personal information needed to perform these functions, but may not use it for any other purposes and are required to process the data in accordance with the UK's Data Protection legislation.How does Allergymatters.com protect customer information?
When you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, as required by the UK Data Protection Legislation, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information, which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we are able to disclose sensitive information to you.Other sites links
This site contains links to other sites. Allergymatters.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.What about "cookies"
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive that web sites use to remember information about users. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information, but they do enable us to provide features such as recognizing members and to store items in your Shopping Basket. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Even without a cookie, you can still use most of the features in our store, including placing items in your Shopping Basket and purchasing them.In summary
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect on the site to make shopping at Allergymatters.com as easy as possible and to enhance your overall shopping experience. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.Your consent
Allergymatters.com welcomes your questions and comments about privacy.
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¾ Where the goods are returned due to being faulty the consumer is entitled, under the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (as amended), to return the goods within a reasonable time after purchase and claim a full refund plus any other losses that have been incurred as a direct result of faulty goods being supplied, such as the costs of postage.
¾ Where faulty goods are returned the refurbishment charge, and/or delivery charges cannot be deducted from the consumers' refund.
¾ Additionally under the new Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations October 2000 you have the unconditional right to cancel an order. The law says that: