The website www.villagebelles.co.uk (the Website) is owned and controlled by the business professional known as Village Belles (we/us). Any agreement or contract you enter into through the website will be with us unless we notify you to the contrary. These Conditions shall apply to you when using this website including the placing of orders for our party products and services including without limitation the provision of our party tents.
You can contact us as follows:
Address: 2 Croft Cottages, School Lane, Childer Thornton CH66 5PP
Tel: 07936 878044
The words below shall have the following meanings:
“Conditions” these terms and conditions;
“Content” all content on the Website, including without limitation copy, text, artwork, graphics, logos, trademarks, designs, icons, images, audio and /or visual footage, data and software;
“Delivery Date” the date booked for the delivery of the Services;
“Force Majeure” any Act of God, war, riot, civil disturbance, workforce matters, terrorism, fire, storm or flood, legislation or law, restriction, regulation, bye-law, measures by governmental, parliamentary or local authority, import or export regulation or embargo, strike, industrial dispute, or lockout, explosion, power outage, breakdown, or unavailability of plant, property, and/or machinery or any other cause beyond our reasonable control;
“Hire Fees” the fees payable for the Services;
“Personal Information” the personal details provided by you;
“Product” a product displayed for sale on the Website;
“Product Description” terms and information in respect of a Product;
“Purchaser” an individual who enters into a contract to purchase our services and/or products;
“Removal Time” 10am on the date you are notified of our removal of the items provided as part of the Services;
“Services” the services provided by us including the provision of the bell tent and party equipment as may be set out in the Services Description;
“Services Description” terms and information in respect of a Service as may be set out on our
“Trade Marks” our trade marks whether registered or unregistered including but not limited to “Village Belles”;
“UK” England, Scotland and Wales mainland and does not include United Kingdom Offshore or Eire;
“United Kingdom Offshore” including without limitation the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, the Scottish Islands and the Isle of Wight.
You are provided with access to the Website in accordance with these Conditions and any orders placed by you are placed strictly in accordance with these Conditions.
You warrant that the Personal Information which you provide is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects and in particular You agree not to impersonate any other person or entity or to use a false name or a name that you are not authorised to use.
You agree to notify us immediately of any changes to your Personal Information.
You agree to fully indemnify, defend and hold us and our officers, directors, employees, agents and suppliers, harmless from and against all reasonable claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of any breach by you of these Conditions or any other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website, or the use by any other person accessing the Website using your Personal Information.
We may alter the Website (or any part) with or without providing notice to you and shall not be liable to you or any third party for any alteration to or withdrawal of the Website.
We may alter the Conditions from time to time and any use of the Website after an alteration shall be deemed to be your acceptance of the alteration. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether these Conditions have been changed. You must stop using the Website immediately if you do not agree with any alteration.
All orders are subject to acceptance in accordance with our order acceptance policy
We shall not unless by our own negligence be held liable for any loss you suffer if a third party procures unauthorised access to any data you provide.
All Products and Services are subject to availability.
A contract is made between us and the Purchaser as follows:
the Products and Services are placed on the Website as an invitation to treat only;
the Purchaser places the order on the Website by emailing us, clicking an order key or by calling us and this is your offer to purchase the Products and/or Services;
once payment is received and cleared through our bank account your offer to purchase the Products or Services shall be deemed accepted.
If you have provided us with a valid e-mail address we will send you an acknowledgement of that order by e-mail. This will set out the Product(s) ordered. Please note that this is not an order confirmation or order acceptance from us.
Your order may not be accepted for the following reasons:
the Product ordered is not in stock or the Services have been prior booked;
you were not eligible to make an order in accordance with the Conditions
we could not acquire the necessary authorisation for payment or we discovered a problem receiving your payment;
there was an error with the description of the Products or Services or matters relating to the Product or Services(s).
We reserve the right to reject any offer to purchase by you at any time.
Cancellation charges for the Services shall be as follows:
10% of the Hire Fees where cancellation is made no later than 6 weeks prior to the Delivery Date;
20% of the Hire Fees where cancellation is made no later than 4 weeks prior to the Delivery Date;
30% of the Hire Fees where cancellation is made no later than 3 weeks prior to the Delivery Date;
50% of the Hire Fees where cancellation is made no later than 1 week prior to the Delivery Date;
100% of the Hire Fees where cancellation is made within 7 days of the Delivery Date
The Purchaser confirms that they have the right to make the payment and to use the method of payment elected by the Purchaser. If there is an issue with payment transaction for any reason we shall not be liable for any delay or non-delivery.
We reserve the right to withdraw any Products or Services from the Website at any time and/or remove or alter the Website. We may refuse to process a transaction for any reason or refuse service to anyone at any time at our sole discretion. We will notify you if the order is not accepted. We will not be liable for withdrawing any Product or Service from the Website even if that Product or Service has been ordered; nor shall we be liable for refusing to process a transaction even where processing has begun.
The Purchaser must:
provide their real name, phone number, e-mail address, payment details and other requested information;
provide a delivery address not including a PO Box numbers or similar, BFPO addresses or similar, mail forwarding addresses or temporary addresses.
Delivery & removal
You shall enable us safe access to your premises so that we may set up and remove the items necessary for the provision of the Services.
We shall not be liable for any delay or failure to provide the Services as a consequence of your acts or omissions or a Force Majeure.
We shall charge an hourly rate of no more than ₤50 per hour for each hour after the Removal Time we are prevented from the removing all items that form part of the Services.
Limitation of liability
This Website and the Content is designed for people accessing it from within the United Kingdom and we make no representation that any Products or Services displayed for information only on the Website is appropriate for use, or available outside of that territory.
We do not warrant (expressly or impliedly) that the function, operation or accessibility of the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website or its server will be free of viruses or other harmful elements. It is a condition of you visiting and a using the Website that you agree to these Conditions and you acknowledge and accept that access is at your own risk. We shall not be liable for damages consequential or otherwise related to your use of or inability to access the Website subject to any legislation or law to the contrary. We will not be responsible or liable to you for any loss of content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Website.
We have made every effort to display the Products and Services featured on the Website as accurately as possible. However, the colours used may appear quite different on the device that you are viewing. We will not be held responsible for the limitations of technology and cannot guarantee that your device’s display of any colour, texture, or detail of actual merchandise will be accurate.
We do not make claims to the accuracy, either expressed or implied of the Content of the Website. We reserve the right to amend errors, make changes to the Website or to the Products and Services information at any time without prior notice and without any liability on its part. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied.
There may be links on the Website to other websites which are not under our control. If you click on any of these external links, you will then leave the Website to other websites which we have no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability for the Content, accuracy or any other aspects of any website that is not under its control. An inclusion of a link does not imply our endorsement of any other site, site owner or content.
Nothing in these Conditions shall affect your statutory rights.
Subject to fraudulent or negligent misrepresentations, we will not be liable for any economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); any loss of goodwill or reputation; or any special or indirect losses suffered or incurred by that party arising out of or in connection with the provisions of any matter under the Conditions.
Nothing in the Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence or that of its servants, agents or employees.
Our liability under any contract for Products or Services purchased shall be limited to the value of your order.
We shall not be under any liability to you due to our failure, delay or default in carrying out all or any of our obligations under these Conditions due in whole or in part to an event of Force Majeure.
The Content of the Website and the rights in and to the Content is owned and controlled by us or licensed to us.
The Trade Marks used on the Website are our registered and unregistered marks and are protected by UK and international trade mark laws.
You acknowledge and agree that the material and Content contained within the Website is made available for your personal non-commercial use only and that you may download such material and Content onto only one computer hard drive for such purpose. Any other use of the material and Content of the Website is strictly prohibited.
You agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.
Compliance with laws
This Website may be used only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations regarding the Website and any transactions conducted on or through our Website.
If any part of the Conditions shall be deemed, by a court (or similar authority) of competent jurisdiction, unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be severed from the Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any of the remaining provisions of the Conditions.
Third Party Rights
For the avoidance of doubt nothing contained in these Conditions shall confer on any third party any benefit or the right to enforce any term of these Conditions or any contract with us.
No waiver by us shall be construed as a waiver of any preceding or succeeding breach of any provision.
You confirm that, in agreeing to accept the Conditions, you have not relied on any representation save in so far as the same has expressly been made a term of these Conditions and you agree that you shall have no remedy in respect of any representation.
Law and jurisdiction
The Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England the courts of which shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
Acceptable Use Policy
This Acceptable Use Policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website http://villagebelles.co.uk/ (our site). This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site, whether you are a visitor or customer.
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.
Our site is a site operated by the business professionally known as Village Belles (we/us). Our address is 2 Croft Cottages, School Lane, Childer Thornton CH66 5PP.
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;
If you are under 18 years of age;
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.
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 interact with any other user where you have reason to believe that they are under the age of 18;
Not to post any information about another that includes their identification or financial information;
Not to collect information about any other without their prior written consent;
Not to share any password or allow any other to access any account you may have nor transfer any such account;
Not to solicit account information from any other user;
Not to log on to any account other than your own;
Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
any part of our site; any equipment or network on which our site is stored; any software used in the provision of our site; or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
We may from time to time include interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:
Interactive Experiences and rewards
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
Be accurate (where they state facts);
Be genuinely held (where they state opinions);
Comply with applicable law in England & Wales and in any country or territory from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
Contain any material which is defamatory of or harmful to any person;
Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
Promote adult themed material;
Promote violence or depict graphic violence;
Promote cruelty to animals or depict cruelty to animals;
Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
Contain any material that may be harmful to minors or vulnerable persons;
Infringe any copyright, design rights, database right or trade mark of any other person;
Be likely to deceive any person;
Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
Promote any illegal activity;
Be threatening, abuse or invade another´s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case;
Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse;
Include visual images of any individuals who have not given their explicit consent to be featured.
SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
We will determine, in 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.
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.
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.
CHANGES TO THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. 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 acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.