Terms and Conditions for Sympathy Store Website
These terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) are the terms and conditions upon which Sympathy Store (“we/us”) make this website available to you. These Terms and Conditions govern your use of the Sympathy Store Website.
All products as depicted on this website are available for local delivery. Certain flower and plant products may be delivered in bud to ensure longer life. All products are subject to availability. In the event of any supply difficulties, we reserve the right to substitute with a product of equivalent value and quality without notice. In the event that we are unable to supply all or part of your order (the product or any substitute product to you at all), we shall notify you as soon as possible and reimburse your payment in full no later than 30 days after the intended delivery date. We will make every effort to maintain a consistent “look and feel” of the arrangement by taking into account the overall shape, size, style, and color combinations. In single-variety arrangements the variety will take precedence over color. For example, if an order is for red carnations, they will substitute another color of carnations, not another red flower. White roses and cream roses may be substituted for each other as well as peach roses and pink roses. Various colors of orchids may need to be substituted for either other as well.
Prices listed within the Sympathy Store Website are subject to change during peak periods and to accommodate the seasonal availability of some flowers. Product prices exclude the local delivery charge. the charge for your selected delivery area can be viewed in the delivery info section of the site. We reserve the right to change without notice, the price, or prices of any, or all products listed on the Sympathy Store Website.
Orders / Payment
During the order process, you will be required to provide us with your complete personal details, including accurate postcode, together with those of the intended recipient and all necessary payment details. We accept payment by all major credit and/or debit cards other than Diners, department store cards and any other credit and/or debit cards as we may specify from time to time. By clicking on the ‘checkout’ button at the end of the order process, you are consenting to be bound by our terms and conditions contained in these Terms and Conditions and appearing anywhere on the Sympathy Store Website. Submitting your order is subject to our acceptance of this offer. We will send an email confirmation of your order details to the email address provided. We will not consider ourselves bound by a contract with you until we have issued this email confirmation.
Standard Delivery information can be found on the Delivery Information page along with standard delivery prices. Certain locations will be charged at a higher or lower amount than the standard delivery charge. Selected products are not available for delivery to certain areas – where possible we will advise you of these restrictions before you place your order.
Delivery Services – If you should require your delivery to be made same day or within a specific time period please call our phone number to place your order. Your intended delivery date will be confirmed in your email order confirmation. We may process orders received on Sundays or Public Holidays the next working day. Delivery is not available on Sundays or public holidays, orders will be delivered on the next working day.
To avoid problems or delays with delivery, please ensure that you have included the full address details, including accurate postcode of the intended recipient and telephone number, together with your daytime contact telephone number or e-mail address so that we can notify you in the event that any delivery problems are encountered. In the case of delivery to certain locations, where a third party is involved, such as offices, hospitals, funeral directors, and other business locations, the signature of any person authorized to accept delivery on behalf of the organization shall be accepted as proof of delivery to your chosen recipient.
Please note that the Sympathy Store is only responsible for delivering to the address you quote (or to a neighbor if no one is at home) we regret that where the goods have been correctly delivered we cannot accept responsibility if the intended recipient has moved, or lives elsewhere, and the actual receiver refuses or fails to return item(s). Where the delivery driver is unable to find someone to accept delivery they will deliver to a neighbor, leave in a secure location or leave a card at the address for the recipient to make contact. In the instance of difficulties in delivering your order to the intended recipient occurring, we reserve the right to contact the recipient using the contact details you provide at the time of placing your order. Before placing your order, please review delivery information & prices.
Should any customer place an order through Sympathy Store , and then need to cancel the order, the cancellation must be made prior to the delivery of the order. If the cancellation is received after the order is delivered, no refund can be issued. Cancellations will not be accepted if a customer places an order but provides information that prevents direct delivery, such as in the case of a wrong office or home address. The customer can obtain new information so that Sympathy Store during business hours.
Whilst we agree to use all reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Sympathy Store site is fully operational and error-free we cannot guarantee this and, therefore, accept no responsibility for any defects and/or interruption of the Sympathy Store Website and shall be released from our obligations under these Terms and Conditions in the event of any cause beyond our reasonable control which renders the provision of Sympathy Store impossible or impractical.
We reserve the right to supplement and amend the Terms and Conditions on which you are permitted access to the Sympathy Store Website and/or the Sympathy Store delivery service from time to time. We will post any changes on the Sympathy Store Website and it is your responsibility as a customer to review the Terms and Conditions on each occasion you access the Sympathy Store Website. Changes will be effective immediately after the posting of any such change and all subsequent dealings between you and us shall be on the new terms and conditions. Additionally, we reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate access to the Sympathy Store Website at any time. Your purchase will be deemed to have occurred in the US. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with United States Law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States courts.
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for Sympathy Store. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.