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PLUMB ARENA – GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS

Welcome to the Plumb Arena Limited (“Plumb Arena”) General Terms & Conditions of Business page.  The Plumb Arena Website is operated by Plumb Arena Limited who’s name and registered office address is: -

PLUMB ARENA LIMITED
UNIT 16 HIGH CARR NETWORK CENTRE
MILLENNIUM WAY
HIGH CARR BUSINESS PARK
NEWCASTLE
STAFFORDSHIRE
ENGLAND
ST5 7XE


Registered in England and Wales - Company No. 08132727

VAT Registration No.  141 1013 83

These terms & conditions apply to all purchases from the www.plumbarena.co.uk Website.  By placing an order on the Plumb Arena website, the purchaser is deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions prevailing, including the following terms & conditions which should be read in conjunction with this document: -

    • General Terms & Conditions of Business
    • Privacy Policy
    • Delivery & Returns Policy

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF WEBSITE USE

Welcome to our website.  If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and will be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Plumb Arena Limited's relationship with you in relation to this website.  If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term Plumb Arena or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Unit 16 High Carr Network Centre, Millennium Way, High Carr Business Park, Newcastle, Staffordshire, England, ST5 7XE. Our company registration number is 08132727 registered in the United Kingdom. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Plumb Arena Limited and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Plumb Arena. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Plumb Arena takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use: -

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


WEBSITE DISCLAIMER

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Plumb Arena Limited and whilst we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Plumb Arena Limited. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Plumb Arena Limited takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

This website and its content is copyright of Plumb Arena Limited © Plumb Arena Limited 2012. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: -

  • You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
  • You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material


You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

CONTACT US

Telephone 0845 528 0777

Please email us at admin@plumbarena.co.uk with any questions you may have. We endeavor to answer all email questions within 24 hours during normal business hours.

Alternatively you wish to write to us via post you can write to: -

PLUMB ARENA LIMITED
UNIT 16 HIGH CARR NETWORK CENTRE
MILLENNIUM WAY
HIGH CARR BUSINESS PARK
NEWCASTLE
STAFFORDSHIRE
ENGLAND
ST5 7XE


GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS

These terms and conditions apply to the use of the website www.plumbarena.co.uk  By accessing this website and/or placing an order, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Using this website indicates that you accept these terms and conditions regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us or order from us. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website. The www.plumbarena.co.uk website is operated by:

Plumb Arena Limited, a company registered in England and Wales, whose registered office is in Newcastle, staffordshire.  Our company registration number is 08132727. Our contact details are as follows: -

Registered address: -

Plumb Arena Limited, Unit 16 High Carr Network Centre, Millennium Way, High Carr Business Park, Newcastle, Staffordshire, England, ST5 7XE.  Tel. 0845 528 0777 email admin@plumbarena.co.uk VAT Registration No. 141 1013 83

1. INTRODUCTION

 

1.1 You will be able to access most areas of this Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of this Website are only open to you if you register.

1.2 We may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should check this Website from time to time to review the then current terms and conditions, because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these terms and conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of this Website. If you do not wish to accept any new terms and conditions after we have given notice, you should not continue to use this Website.

2. ORDERING FROM US

2.1 You are deemed to place an order with us by ordering via our online checkout process. As part of our checkout process you will be given the opportunity to check your order and to correct any errors. We will send you an order acknowledgement, detailing the products you have ordered.   By submitting the Order, you enter into a legally binding Contract with Plumb Arena. In accordance with the provisions of the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, you have the right to withdraw from this transaction. Details of Your right to withdraw can be found in the Cancellation and Return Policy at clause 4.


2.2 Our acceptance of an order takes place when we dispatch the order. We will send you a dispatch confirmation by email. When we dispatch the order, the purchase contract will be made even if your payment has been processed immediately, unless we have notified you that we do not accept your order or you have cancelled your order.

2.3 We may refuse to accept an order: (a) where goods are not available; (b) where we cannot obtain authorisation for your payment; (c) if there has been a pricing or product description error; or (d) if you do not meet any eligibility criteria set out in our terms and conditions.

2.4 We deliver to UK mainland addresses only and our maximum delivery lead-time is 14 working days from order placement. Our standard delivery lead times are usually well within this time frame and you will be advised our intended delivery date soon after order placement. If we cannot deliver within 14 working days we will offer alternative products of similar price or a full refund. 

2.5 We reserve the right to deliver only to registered billing addresses and not to none connected delivery addresses. This does not affect your statutory rights and we will make a full refund if you do not wish to receive delivery of your items at your registered billing address. Our delivery agents are instructed to return the product to stores if they are unable to substantiate that the delivery recipient is resident at the said delivery address.

2.6 You can browse for products using the categories or search for products using the search bar. As you type into the search bar you will notice products and categories are recommended. These are quick links to the pages matching the search and you can either click on them using a mouse or navigate them using your cursor (arrow) keys.  On the product page you will find a description, specification and images of the product.  For your convenience we list "Associated Products" alongside our product lines. We cannot say what associated products will be needed as this is dependent upon individual needs.
   
2.7 After clicking the ‘Add to Basket’ button you will be taken to the View Basket page. From here you can proceed to pay for the products in the Basket or continue shopping.  On the ‘View Basket’ page, you find the available payment options. The typical payment options are: -

  • Visa, MasterCard and Maestro using an easy-to-use and secure checkout system. For your added protection, all online payments are "3DSecured" using the Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode card protection schemes.  You may be asked by your bank to register your card or enter a password during the checkout process. We fully recommend that you register your credit/debit card if you are prompted to do so.
  • Alternatively payment can be made via Cheque or BACS. Please contact us for further information, however, no goods will be dispatched until payment has cleared.
  • We do not currently accept American Express.

2.8 Security is a priority, which is why all communication within our payment gateway uses PCI compliant encryption levels.  This ensures the Website is configured according to best practice. For more information on the PCI Security Standards Council, please visit their website.


PRICING

3.1 Our prices include VAT at the prevailing rate unless otherwise stated, i.e. for trade sales to bona fide trade purchasers who are not VAT exempt.

3.2 Where we charge separately for packing, carriage and insurance and other relevant charges, the appropriate rates are set out in our specified pricing structure shown elsewhere on this Website.

3.3 Our prices are reviewed periodically and we accept no responsibility for omissions or errors on the Website if you are notified prior to delivery.

4. CANCELLATION AND RETURNS POLICY

4.1 If you wish to cancel your order you can; (a) notify us by email at admin@plumbarena.co.uk before we have dispatched the goods to you; or (b) where goods have already been dispatched to you, we require that you notify us in writing within 14 days of receipt of goods. Upon receipt of your written request, we will supply you with a returns number and address. You can then return goods to us in accordance with clause 4.2 below.

4.2 You can return goods you have ordered from us for any reason at any time within 14 days of receipt, providing you have requested a returns number in writing. The costs of returning goods to us shall be borne by you. The cost of carriage will not be refunded. Plumb Arena reserves the right to enforce a 25% restocking charge for non-faulty returns (also see Delivery & Returns policy).

4.3 Upon receipt of the goods we will give you a refund of the amount paid, an exchange or credit as required.
 
4.4 The rights to return the goods to us as referred to in clauses 4.2 will not apply in the following circumstances: 1) in the event that the product has been used 2) in the event that the packaging has been opened or tampered with.

4.5 Faulty returned parts will be sent to the manufacturer and tested. If the manufacturer deems the part faulty, Plumb Arena will credit 100% of the original value of the part to the Customer. If the part is deemed not faulty the restocking charge will be 25%. Plumb Arena are not bound to accept non-stocked items back into stock where the item is not a part of the Plumb Arena core range and was ordered especially for the customer.

4.6 If you purchased the item less than 30 days ago, and it is damaged or faulty, you can return it under our 30 Day Money Back Guarantee.  We will offer either a repair, exchange or refund if the fault occurs within 30 days of purchase.

If you purchased the item more than 30 days ago our aim is to get the problem put right as quickly as possible.  In the first instance, please check if the manufacturer offers a helpline, repair or warranty service. Using this service may be the fastest way to get the problem put right.

The provisions of clause 4.4 does not affect your statutory rights.

5. LICENCE

5.1 You are permitted to print and download extracts from this Website for your own use on the following basis: (a) no documents or related graphics on this Website are modified in any way; (b) no graphics on this Website are used separately from accompanying text; and (c) any of our copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.

5.2 Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by us or our licensors. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, any use of extracts from this Website, other than in accordance with clause 5.1 above, for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in these terms and conditions, your permission to use this Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this Website.

5.3 Subject to clause 5.1, no part of this Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission.

5.4 Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.

6. SERVICE ACCESS

6.1 While we endeavor to ensure that this Website is normally available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

6.2 Access to this Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.

7. VISITOR MATERIAL AND CONDUCT

7.1 Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you transmit or post to this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. We will have no obligations with respect to such material. We and our nominees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

7.2 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to, or from this Website any material: (a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; (b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals; (c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; or (d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

7.3 You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).

7.4 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of clauses 7.2 or 7.3.

8. LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES

8.1 Links to third party Websites on this Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this Website. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites and do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

8.2 If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this Website, and subject to the following conditions: (a) you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the Plumb Arena logo; (b) you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this Website; (c) you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any products or services other than our own; (d) you do not misrepresent your relationship with  us nor present any other false information about us; (e) you do not otherwise use any Plumb Arena trade marks displayed on this Website without our express written permission; (f) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and (g) your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

We expressly reserve the right to revoke the right granted in this clause 8.2 for breach of these terms and to take any action we deem appropriate.

8.3 You shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage, we or any of our associated companies may suffer or incur as a result of your breach of clause 8.2.

9. REGISTRATION

9.1 To register with www.plumbarena.co.uk you must be over eighteen years of age.

9.2 Each registration is for a single user only. We do not permit you to share your user name and password with any other person nor with multiple users on a network.

9.3 Responsibility for the security of any passwords issued rests with you and if you know or suspect that someone else knows your password, you should contact us immediately.

9.4    We may suspend or cancel your registration immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these terms and conditions.


10. DISCLAIMER

10.1 While we endeavor to ensure that the information on this Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this Website. Moreover, where images of certain items are not available in whole or part, we reserve the right to replace with similar but confirm that this does not affect your statutory rights. We may make changes to the material on this Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

10.2 The material on this Website is provided “as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with this Website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for these terms and conditions might have effect in relation to this Website.

11. LIABILITY

11.1 We, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), and any of our associated companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with this Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of this Website, any websites linked to this Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing this Website or your downloading of any material from this Website or any websites linked to this Website.

11.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for: -

  • death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977);
  • fraud;
  • misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or
  • any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

11.3 If your use of material on this Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof. 

11.4 You agree to indemnify us fully, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of any breach of the terms and conditions by you, or your use of this Website, or the use by any other person using your registration details.

11.5 The Conditions of this Contract do not affect any additional rights under a manufacturer's warranty/guarantee. These are rights given to the consumer by the manufacturer in addition to any statutory rights. Any additional rights given by the manufacturer in respect of Goods purchased are not incorporated into this Contract.  

For details, please refer to the manufacturer's guarantee provided with the Goods.  You have statutory rights regarding the return of defective Goods and claims in respect of losses caused by any negligence on our part or our failure to carry out our obligations. The Conditions of this Contract do not affect the consumer’s statutory rights.

12.GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

12.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


12.2 We do not warrant that materials/items for sale on the Website are appropriate or available for use outside the United Kingdom. It is prohibited to access the Website from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful. If you access this Website from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local laws.

13. MISCELLANEOUS

13.1 You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions.

13.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is found by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions that shall continue to have full force and effect.

13.3 Only the parties to these terms and conditions may seek to enforce them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

14. SELECTION, INSTALLATION AND USE OF PRODUCTS  

14.1 It is the purchasers responsibility to ensure that the products selected are suitable for the application in question.  It is strongly recommended that advice is sought from a suitably qualified and competent installer prior to making the decision to buy.  Any product supplied by Plumb Arena should be installed by a person who is trained, competent and experienced.  No requests for returns will be accepted where a product has been incorrectly installed by a person not qualified to do so.

14.2 Under the Gas Safety Regulations, it is law that all gas appliances and components are installed and maintained by suitably qualified and Gas Safe Registered operatives.  Similar stringent regulations apply to other forms of fuel burning appliances and also the installation of electrical equipment and components.

14.3 All gas appliances must be installed by a Gas Safe Registered competent person. It is the responsibility of the competent person to ensure that the gas appliance is safe for use, is free from operational defects, its safety devices operate correctly, its flue system is fully functional, any ventilation requirements are met, any manufacturers installation instructions are strictly adhered to and any gas operating pressures are within tolerance.

Should an appliance, any gas safety device, or gas carrying component sold by Plumb Arena be subsequently installed by someone not legally competent to do so, any warranty and return requests may not be accepted.


Contact Us

Telephone 0845 528 0777

Please email us at sales@plumbarena.co.uk with any questions you may have. We endeavor to answer all email questions within 24 hours during normal business hours.

Alternatively you wish to write to us via post you can write to: -

PLUMB ARENA LIMITED
UNIT 16 HIGH CARR NETWORK CENTRE
MILLENNIUM WAY
HIGH CARR BUSINESS PARK
NEWCASTLE
STAFFORDSHIRE
ENGLAND
ST5 7XE