Terms and conditions for orders

This website trades as  BERNARD CHAPMAN LTD . The terms and conditions below outline the service we make available to you.

These terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) are the terms and conditions upon make this website available to you and any of our services which are accessible online.

1. Products

1.1 All products as depicted on this website (as may be varied from time to time) are available almost everywhere in the UK, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland and Isle of Man – or as otherwise directed. Certain product ranges are available in selected delivery areas only.

1.2 Certain flower and plant products may be delivered in bud to ensure longer life.

1.3 Some flower and plant products may be harmful or poisonous (lilies in particular can be extremely toxic to cats), if you require further information before submitting an order please contact us.

1.4 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.

1.5 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.

1.6 Products are delivered next day unless other delivery date or service is selected.

1.8 Selected products are not available for same day delivery or other special delivery services. Further information regarding product availability and delivery options will be presented when placing your order.

1.9 We guarantee the freshness of your flowers for 7 days from the date of delivery/collection. The exception to this is David Austin Roses and flowers in our summer and spring ranges which are guaranteed for a miniumum period of 5 days.

2 Alcoholic gifts

2.1 Under the Licensing Act of 1964 (UK) and 1976 (Scotland) it is an offence for any person under 18 years to buy, or attempt to buy, alcoholic liquor. It is an offence under Sections 32 and 33 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1988 (Ireland) for any person under 18 to buy, or attempt to buy, intoxicating liquor. It is an offence under Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990 for any person under 18 to buy, or attempt to buy, intoxicating liquor.

3. Prices

3.1 Prices listed within this website and of  Interflora Service are valid for a maximum of 14 days of submitting your purchase form.

3.2 Prices include VAT for deliveries within the UK, Republic of Ireland and Channel Islands.

3.3 Except where stated product prices exclude  Delivery.

4. Orders / Payment

4.1 You will be given clear instructions to navigate the order process and 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.

4.2 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.

4.3 By clicking on the ‘check out’ 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..

4.4 Submitting your order is subject to our acceptance of this offer. We will send an email confirmation of your order details to advise that we are processing your order via the email address you provide. We will not consider ourselves bound by a contract with you until we have issued this email confirmation.

4.5 We cannot accept orders from customers under the age of eighteen (18) years.

5. Delivery

5.1 Except where stated, Standard Delivery is next day, and a charge of £6.00 will be applicable within the UK, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. If you request delivery to remote areas which are not normally delivered to by Interflora you will be advised of any additional charges as soon as possible upon receipt of your order.

5.2 Selected products are not available for delivery to certain areas – where possible we will advise you of these restrictions before you place your order.

5.3 Some products will be delivered via courier or postal services to UK mainland addresses. Courier delivery is £6.00. Postal delivery is included in the product price. We will advise you of the first available delivery date for your chosen item when you place your order. Every effort will be made to deliver on your chosen date, the exact delivery date cannot be guaranteed. Delivery can be made within 24 hours when placing your order before 3pm Monday to Friday. Courier/Postal deliveries are not available for Scottish Highlands (and some Scottish Islands), Eire, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, BFPO addresses & H.M. Prisons. Courier/Postal deliveries are not available for delivery at Weekends or bank holidays.

5.4 Delivery Services – Should you require your delivery to be made within a specific time period we are able to offer the following delivery services. Please note some services are subject to availability. We will advise you of services available at the time of placing your order:

5.4.1 Same day delivery at a charge of £8.00 (except where noted).

5.4.2 ‘AM/PM’ service at a charge of £4 in addition to Interflora Delivery of £6.00. This delivery option is not currently available when ordering online so please call 01376 321154 to place your order. The service is offered to orders for delivery within the UK, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Should you require this delivery service, your order must be placed by 3pm, 24 hours in advance of the required delivery date (3pm Saturday in the case of Monday deliveries). This delivery service is offered subject to availability and may be withdrawn without notice during busy periods.

5.4.3 ‘3 hour delivery’ service is available at a charge of £5.00 in addition to Interflora Delivery of £8.00. This delivery option is not currently available when ordering online so please call 01376 321154 to place your order. The service is offered for orders to selected delivery locations within the UK, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Please request this service at the time of placing your order. This delivery service is offered subject to availability and may be withdrawn without notice during busy periods.

5.5 Orders for products delivered via courier or postal services received before 3pm Monday to Thursday can be despatched the same day for next day delivery almost anywhere in mainland UK subject to availability. Orders received before 3pm Friday will normally be despatched the same day for Monday delivery almost anywhere within mainland UK, however, some suppliers do not deliver on Monday. We will process orders received on Sundays or Public Holidays the next working day.

5.6 Your intended delivery date will be confirmed in your email order confirmation. We will process orders received on Sundays or Public Holidays the next working day.

5.7 Delivery is not available on Sundays or public holidays, orders will be delivered on the next working day.

5.8 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.

5.9 Certain products will be delivered during a delivery period, providing delivery within a time frame around your preferred delivery date – you will be advised of this at the time of placing your order.

5.10 Whilst we agree to use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that delivery will be on the requested delivery date or during the delivery period, you acknowledge that actual delivery will be via a local florist or for certain orders via third party courier or postal service. In very occasional circumstances delivery on the requested terms will not be possible, in such circumstances you will be given prior notice wherever possible and we shall either make alternative arrangements or reimburse your payment in full in accordance with clause 1.5 above. Goods delivered via third party services are generally despatched 24 hours before the requested delivery date for most UK mainland addresses. For deliveries via third party to Northern Ireland, Wales and some areas of Scotland, please allow up to an additional 48 hours after the requested delivery date for delivery to be made.

5.11 In the case of delivery to certain locations, where a third party is involved, such as offices, hospitals, Funeral Directors, airports, hotels, ships and other business locations, the signature of any person authorised to accept delivery on behalf of the organisation shall be accepted as proof of delivery to your chosen recipient. Please be advised that some products are unsuitable for delivery to Funeral Directors, Hospitals, airports or ships, please contact us  for further information using the contact details set out in Section 7 below.

5.12 Please note that the carrier is only responsible for delivering to the address you quote (or to a neighbour 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).

5.13 Please note that where the carrier is unable to find someone to accept delivery, or unable to leave the delivery in a secure location, they will leave a card at the address for the recipient to make contact and re-arrange delivery. If the recipient fails to make contact in good time we reserve the right to charge for re-delivery to that or an alternative address..

5.14 Before placing your order, please review delivery cut-off times & prices.

5.15 Please note that if you order a number of items for delivery to the same address, they may be despatched separately and we cannot guarantee delivery on the same day.

6. Cancellation

6.1 If, for any reason, you wish to change or cancel your order you can do so, subject to timescale of delivery , by calling 01376 321154

6.2,please give 24-48 hours notice.

6.3 In respect of non perishable non-customised goods you may cancel your order from the point at which you place your order until 14 calendar days after you have received your goods. If you exercise your right to cancel, you will be responsible for costs of returning the goods which must be returned within 14 calendar days of cancelling. You are not entitled to reimbursement of costs for enhanced delivery.BERNARD CHAPMAN  have the right to deduct an amount for diminished value of goods.

6.4 In the event that goods are to be returned please return them to the local florist as indicated.

6.5 You are entitled to cancel any payment at any time where fraudulent use has been made of your credit or debit card by another person not acting on behalf of you or as your agent and to be re-credited by us to the extent that such sums are not reimbursed by the card issuer in such circumstances.

7.  Customer Services

7.1 In the event of any complaint please contact us and we’ll do all we can to put the situation right. By email:
By telephone: 01376 321154
By post: 31A Bank Street
Braintree,Essex
7.2 Our Customer Services Team is available from 8.30 until 5pm Monday to Friday and 8am until 5pm on Saturday.

7.3 Because of the perishable nature of most products and in order to assist us in resolving any complaints quickly and to our mutual satisfaction, we advise you to make any complaint within 1 working day of the date of delivery or intended delivery of your purchase.

7.4 In the event of any complaint please contact us and we’ll do all we can to put the situation right, or, if you prefer, give you your money back.

8. Disclaimer

We will not share our customer personal information with any third party or marketing company without prior consent.

 9. General

9.1 We reserve the right to supplement and amend the Terms and Conditions on which you are permitted access to the website and/or the Interflora Service from time to time. We will post any changes on the  webSite and it is your responsibility as a customer to review the Terms and Conditions on each occasion you access the site . Changes will be effective five (5) hours after the posting of any such change and all subsequent dealings between you and us shall be on the new terms and conditions.

9.2 Additionally, we reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate access to the website and/or the Interflora Services for any reason at any time.

9.3 These Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms contained in the website , provided that in the event of a conflict between any such other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail. If any of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

9.4 We shall ensure that we comply with the requirement of all current data protection legislation including, without limitation, the Data Protection Act 1998 (as replaced, modified or re-enacted from time to time). We shall only use personal data received from you for the purpose of fulfilling our obligations under these Terms and Conditions and as stated in our Privacy Policy.

9.5 A person who is not a party to the agreement between you and us has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of the Terms and Conditions but this does not affect any right or remedy which exists apart from that Act.

9.6 In respect of fraudulent misrepresentation, this agreement (including any documents and instruments referred to herein) supersedes all prior representations, arrangements, understandings, and agreements between you and us (whether written or oral) and sets forth the entire agreement and understanding between you and us relating to the subject matter hereof.

9.7 Your purchase will be deemed to have occurred in the UK. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

10. Contact Us

If you have any queries please contact us using the contact details below:
BERNARD CHAPMAN
Tel. No.: 01376 321154
Fax No.: 01376 327015

31A Bank Street
Braintree
Essex
CM7 1UG

v.a.t 467 6106 32