Terms & Conditions
Laurence Ian will be referred to as “Laurence”, or “we” throughout these terms and conditions, and linked pages. Users of this website will be referred to as “you” or the “user”. This website (www.laurenceian.com) belongs to Laurence Conway. and located at 52a Watling Street Radlett Hertfordshire WD7 7NN, United Kingdom. By using this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions. You should read and acknowledge the following terms and conditions before using or interacting with this website. At our own discretion, Laurence holds the right to change or update these terms and conditions, and any other related policy, therefore you should check these pages each time you visit this website. Any changes made will have immediate effect, and your continuance to use this website will constitute your agreement to such changes. If you do not agree to Laurence’s terms and conditions, or related policies, please do not proceed to
use this website. Queries regarding the use of this site, or of any other nature relating to Laurence Ian, should be emailed to email@example.com
1. Use of www.laurenceian.com
1.1. As outlined, your use of this site is your agreement to these terms and conditions.
1.1.2. These terms and conditions, as well as your use of this website, are according to and governed by UK law. Any legal action arising from the misconduct of these terms and conditions or otherwise will be filed in UK courts. By using this website, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of UK courts over any legal proceeding, legal action or law suit arising from use of this website or Laurence Ian’s terms and conditions.
1.1.3. Laurence Ian will not, under any circumstance, be liable for any indirect, consequential or incidental damage of any kind.
1.2. Laurence Ian is the owner and licensee of:
- Intellectual Property including (but not limited to) the Laurence Ian logo, designs, text, copy, graphics, original photographs and so on, known as “materials”
1.2.1. Credit is given to materials originating from other sources when applicable.
1.2.2. Users are granted access to our site materials, which (unless otherwise stated) can be electronically copied or printed, when use is strictly personal and non-commercial.
1.3. As per the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable UK law, Laurence Ian has the right to terminate sessions or bar users at our sole discretion, when users infringe the outlined terms, conditions and policies.
1.4. Content and information on this website may be sourced from third parties. To the fullest extent permitted by UK law, Laurence Ian will not be held liable for third party information, which may include inaccuracies or errors. See 3.2.1. for more information on third party content including (but not limited to) pricing.
1.4.1. Links to third party websites or contact details should be opened with caution, and at your own risk. Although Laurence Ian feels the third parties we work with or mention are usually trustworthy, we cannot control, monitor or ensure the safeness of third party websites, content, links, information or other products of third parties. We accept no liability for damages caused by such third party links or information.
- Navigating of and actions taken on this website
- Browser type
- IP address
- Selections you make
2. Ordering, Payment and VAT
2.1. Any order placed with Laurence Ian, including via the website, over the telephone or in person, is subject to your acceptance of and compliance with these terms and conditions. Laurence Ian reserve the right to reject an order.
2.2. Laurence Ian accept payment via the following methods, and are able to reject payments that do not comply with the following list:
- VIA debit and credit cards
- MasterCard and Maestro
- Bank transfer
- Cash payments
2.3. Laurence Ian do not have the facilities to offer payment plans. At your time of order, a minimum deposit of 25% will be taken from you. This is subject to change. We expect you to pay the complete and full amount upon collecting your order. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or your point of contact with queries if you feel your circumstance may be different.
2.4. Before committing to purchasing a diamond or gemstone, you may choose to place a £200 fully refundable holding deposit on the stone to prevent it from re-entering the market. We can hold diamonds for 2 weeks, unless otherwise stated.
2.5. All prices displayed on our website, displayed in-store or quoted to you include Value Added Tax (VAT). Purchases made within the European Union and then exported outside of the European Union are exempt from VAT, and can therefore be reimbursed as per the UK VAT Retail Export Scheme. When purchases are made in-store, we are able to supply the appropriate form. The completion of this form and its correct use is your own responsibility.
2.5.1. In some instances, customers living outside of the European Union will not be able to reclaim UK VAT on purchases made when visiting. Products exempt from VAT refunds include (but are not limited to) unmounted gemstones and bullion. Please check your purchase is qualifiable before attempting to reclaim VAT.
2.5. 2. For your VAT to be refunded by Laurence Ian, you must ensure your VAT refund form has been stamped at the VAT refund desk appropriately. The form should then be returned to Laurence Ian for us to process the refund.
2.5.3. Refunds will be issued via your original method of payment.
3.1. We aim to keep any information on this website as accurate as possible, but will not be held accountable for errors, typographical error, human error or error due to technical issues. In the event pricing information is incorrect or outdated, we reserve the right to change and correct such prices. In such instances, we will not honour sales based on the incorrect pricing.
3.1.2. In some instances, Laurence Ian will include information from third parties on this website. We are not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, trustworthiness or any other factor of this information. This information may include (but is not limited to) pricing. To the fullest extent permitted by UK law, Laurence Ian will not be held liable for third party content or information.
3.2. Laurence Ian reserves the right to change our pricing without prior notice. Changes made to pricing will have immediate effect, unless otherwise stated. This will not affect previous purchases or prices already agreed. In some instances, however, prices may differ from quotations due fluctuating markets and subsequent costs. In such an event, you will be informed by your point of contact at Laurence Ian.
3.3. Any price reductions will be made at the sole discretion of Laurence. As we already offer a high value for money on our products, price reductions are unlikely. Occasionally, Laurence Ian may hold certain promotions or competitions, particularly for returning customers. Please look out for these on our website.
4.1. On occasions when customers cannot pick up their order in person, a delivery service is available. We send orders via Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed (Next Day Service) tracked and signed for, for proof of delivery. Please be aware you may be required to send proof of identity before shipment, and will be required to sign for your delivery. It is therefore important that you are available to receive the delivery in person or should specify an alternative arrangement. Please contact us on email@example.com to discuss
delivery services in more detail.
4.1.1. Deliveries are fully insured against losses, damages and theft in transit.
4.1.2. Although we make every attempt to deliver goods within the estimated timeframe, there is a possibility unforeseen circumstances may delay delivery. Laurence Ian do not warrant or guarantee the delivery date, and shall have no liability to you for any loss, damage, expenses or other claims that you may incur as a result of a delayed delivery.
4.1.3. Upon receiving your delivery, you become the sole owner of the item, and the item is held at your own risk. We are not liable for loss, damage or destruction once received by you.
4.1.4. The packaging we use for deliveries is discreet, and we do not write phrases such as ‘Laurence Ian’ or ‘jewellers’, for security and discretion purposes. We ask that, in the event of returning an order by post, you do not write phrases on the packaging that could indicate the value of the contents. Instead, the package should be addressed to your point of contact (not ‘Laurence Ian’ or ‘Laurence Ian Jewellers’), followed by our store address. You can find out more information in our Returns Policy section.
5. Data Protection and Information Supplied by You In the course of its business, Laurence Ian needs to gather and use certain information about individuals. This will include clients, suppliers and other business contacts, and employees and prospective employees, as well as other people that we have a relationship with, may need to contact, or with whom we need to deal.
6. Contacting Laurence Ian Should you wish to discuss any topics within these terms and conditions, or have any other queries regarding Laurence Ian, please email firstname.lastname@example.org