Terms & Conditions
Terms And Conditions
All prices on the website include VAT at the current rate. Our prices are subject to change without notice. The following items are zero rated: Bees on comb, Queens, Bee Candy, Bee Syrup, Books, Childs all in one suits & childrens gloves.
We are commited to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018). Any information that is stored is done so securely and responsibly.
Information We Collect
Information gathered on contact or enquiry forms is not saved or shared and only used to reply to your comments / enquiry.
We only collect information about you when you place an order. This will be:-
Your Email Address,
Your Billing And Delivery Address,
The order contents and the IP address of the machine used to place the order.
Why we keep information we collect:
The information is necessary to process your order correctly and is not shared with any third party, except to make online payments during the checkout process or where we are required to do so as stated below. Payment details are only requested in secure pages for online orders by the payment gateway provider (e.g PaymentSense) and are not stored by us.
How long we keep information we collect:
We are required under UK tax law to keep details of purchases for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed.
We will not send you marketing media unless you agree to receive it, you can remove yourself from this mailing list at any time.
We may share your data with organisations such as : govermental bodies, regulators, law enforcement agencies, courts/tribunals and insurers only where we are required to do so, i.e
To comply with our legal obligations,
To exercise our legal rights (for example in court cases),
For the prevention, detection, investigation of crime or prosecution of offenders, and for the protection of our employees and customers.
You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.
www.bees-online.co.uk is owned and operated by Maisemore Apiaries Ltd.
Old Road, Maisemore, Gloucester, GL2 8HT, Registered in the UK, Registration No 06399962, VAT Reg No 923 875 496
You may place an order to purchase a product advertised on the website by following the onscreen prompts after clicking on the item of interest. You will have an opportunity to check and correct any input errors in your order up until the point at which you submit your order by clicking the SUBMIT button on the final checkout page. After submitting an order to us, you will be sent an order acknowledgement email with details of the products you have ordered. Please note this is an order acknowledgement and not an acceptance of your order. All orders placed by you are subject to acceptance by us. If your order includes products which are not available from stock, we will contact you by email or telephone. You will have the option to wait until the goods are available from stock or to cancel the order. Acceptance of your order and the formulation of a contract between us will take place once payment has been received.
Prices And Payment
All prices are in pounds (£) sterling and include VAT (where applicable). Prices may change at any time prior to, but not after, acceptance of your order. We cannot accept your order until you have paid for it in full. Payment can be made by most major credit or debit cards (We regret we are unable to accept American Express). By using a credit/debit card to pay for your order, you confirm that the card being used is yours. All credit/debit card holders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer. If the issuer of your card refuses to autorise the payment then we will not accept your order and we will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery and we are not obliged to inform you of the reason for the refusal. We are not responsible for your card issuer or bank charging you as a result of our processing of your credit/debit card payments in accordance with your order. In the unlikely even that the price of an item has been incorrectly advertised on the website, we will contact you by telephone or email. If you are not happy to proceed with the order at the correct price, we will cancel the order. We are not obliged to supply products at the incorrect price.
Subject to availability we will despatch your order as soon as possible after your order is accepted by us. Delivery will be made to one address as stated in your order. Deliveries are made Monday To Friday normally between 8am and 5.30pm. The precise timing of a delivery cannot be specified. Maisemore Apiaries Ltd. shall not be liable or deemed to be in breach of contract fo rdelay in delivery or failure to make delivery of any goods due to circumstances beyond its control. Once delivered the products ordered will become your property and your responsibility, except in relation to products that are damaged or faulty when delivered or incorrectly delivered. We cannot accept any liability for their loss, damage or destruction after they have been delivered. We accept no responsibility for damage in transit to any glass items.
Delivery charges are applied after discount has been deducted.
Orders under 2kg are delivered by Royal Mail or with My Hermes – orders over 2kg are delivered by courier DPD
Order value up to £100 delivery cost = £8.99
Order value £101 to £199 delivery cost = £6.75
Order value over £200 delivery is FREE to UK mainland only, outside of UK will incur a postage charge.
* The order values quoted above do not include the value of items which have P+P included in their price, or are quoted as “Delivery by weight”.*
Bee Syrup, Bee Candy Buckets of Honey and double hive stand are excluded from FREE delivery.
Please note – surcharges apply to deliveries in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland, Isle of Mann, Isles of Scilly, Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland. The Channel Islands, & orders outside the UK – we will inform you of these when your order is submitted, cost is to be paid separately.
Whilst every effort is made to despatch all orders immediately, pleae allow 28 days for delivery.
Any claims whatsoever of any kind, including shortages, unsatisfactory quanlity etc, must be notified to our Sales Office within two days of receipt of goods. The company warrants that where applicable the Goods are at the time of supply within usual tolerances as to quality and finish will replace or refund (at its option) the price of any goods which do not comply with this warrantly to the maximum of the price invoiced for the goods. As the company is generally unaware of the use to which its goods will be put all conditions and warranties as to fitness for the purpose whether express or implied and whether arising by statute or common law are excluded.
Cancellations and returns
You may cancel your order (or any part of it) at any point before products are delivered to you and up to 14 days afterwards. You may do so either by notifying us by email, fax or writing to us, giving your full name, address and order details, or by returning the product(s). You may not cancel your order if the product consists of perishable items such as feed, or if the product has been customised or made to your own specifications unless the products were faulty or damaged when delivered to you. Where you decide to cancel an order after it has been despatched, you will be under a duty to return them to us at your own risk and cost. All such goods should be returned within 14 days of your cancellation of the order. Until such time as they are returned you must retain possession of the products and take reasonable care of them. You should return the products to us unused, as new (except to the extent reasonably necessary to examine them), in saleable condition and with the original product packaging. Money will be refunded to the same account debited during purchae, excluding the original delivery cost.
You must own the copyright or have permission to use any images you upload. You also agree to accept responsibility for any copyright infringements where such images are used e.g labels.
These conditions apply to gift vouchers which have been purchased from bees-online.co.uk or from Maisemore Apiaries Ltd. Gift vouchers have a claim code with a 10 digit combination of letters and numbers and can be redeemed at bees-online.co.uk or from Maisemore Apiaries Ltd. on any purchase made in GBP Sterling. If the value of an order exceeds the value of the voucher the balance must be paid online by either credit/debit card, or in the case of personal visits to Maisemore Apiaries Ltd. by credit/debit card or cash. If the full amount of the voucher is not redeemed, the balance will be lost. It’s not possible to combine the use of gift vouchers with other promotional or discount offers. Gift vouchers expire one year from the date of issue. Gift vouchers are transferralbe and have a cash redemption valueof 0.001p.
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Maisemore Apiaries Ltd accepts no responsibility for any losses, claims, damages, costs, charges, expenses, liabilities, demands, proceedings and actions which persons using this website may sustain or incur or which may be brought or established against it by any person and any casde which arises out or in relation to or by reason of their use of this website. Links to external websites are given in good faith and we cannot be held responsibile for updates to changes to content in those websites.