Terms and Conditions
Pretty Maison – A Division of BHMA Limited.
Safety of Your Details and Terms and Conditions of this Website.
Safety of your details
How safe are my transactions?
BHMA Limited takes the security of your details very seriously. We use industry standard encryption methods to deter would-be hackers. 'Encryption' turns your information into a special code that only BHMA Limited can unscramble.
What information do you collect about me and why?
BHMA Limited may use your personal information as follows:
- To process your payments.
- To fulfil your order and administer your account.
- To pass information about you to employees to carry out services. In the course of providing such services, we may transfer your personal information outside of the European Economic Area. We will employ appropriate security measures to protect your personal information where this is the case.
- To disclose information about you to any relevant regulator if they require it or to anyone else if there is a legal duty to do so.
- To run any prize draw or competition you may enter.
- The information held about you, but not information held at credit reference agencies, may also be used to analyse your shopping preferences as part of our marketing programmes and we may pool and share such information with other retailers for this purpose. This may help us to select and tailor products, services or special discounts and to inform you about any of those we think you will be interested to hear about. This information may also be incorporated into our staff training programmes.
- To send you brochures, leaflets, catalogues and other promotional material for our products and services. We may also telephone or email you to discuss account details or for market or service research. In addition, we may include leaflets or brochures for complementary products or services from third parties with our statements and parcels.
- BHMA Limited may pass your personal information to carefully selected third parties to use for marketing. BHMA Limited, a Group Company or third party partners may contact you by mail, telephone, e-mail, text message or any other reasonable method. If you do not wish to be contacted by third parties in this way, or you do not want BHMA Limited or a Group Company to contact you for their marketing or if you have any queries about data protection, please call landline 01353 665141.
- BHMA Limited or a Group Company may monitor or record telephone conversations with you to ensure consistent service levels, to prevent or detect fraud and for training purposes.
- BHMA Limited may also pass your information to other Group Companies, and to third parties, for debtor tracing and debt recovery purposes.
For BHMA Limited's protection, we check the details of every first order with the fraud prevention agencies and these checks may be repeated with future orders. The Group Companies may also use the information you have given, or which the Group Companies already holds about you.
If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified, details will be passed to fraud prevention agencies.
Law enforcement agencies may access and use this information.
We and other organisations may access and use this information to prevent fraud and money laundering, for example, when:
- Checking details on applications for credit and credit related or other facilities;
- Managing credit and credit related accounts or facilities;
- Recovering debt;
- Checking details on proposals and claims for all types of insurance;
- Checking details of job applicants and employees
We and other organisations may also access and use from other countries the information recorded by fraud prevention agencies.
How to contact us
If you have any queries about how we use your information or on data protection generally please contact us at the address stated on the website.
We, or selected third parties, may telephone you to tell you about special offers or for market research and customer care purposes. If you do not want to receive such calls please write to the address shown on the website stating your wish to be removed from the telephone mailing list. Please clearly state whether you wish to be removed from BHMA Limited communications, communications from third parties, or both.
If you do not want to receive emails from BHMA Limited, or selected third parties, please write to the address shown on the website and state your wish to be removed from the email list. Please clearly state whether you wish to be removed from BHMA Limited communications, communications from third parties, or both.
From Direct Mail
If you do not want to receive mailings from BHMA Limited, or selected third parties, please write to the address stated on the website and state your wish to be removed from the direct mailing list. Please clearly state whether you wish to be removed from BHMA Limited communications, communications from third parties, or both.
Requests not received in the specific format indicated, are in danger of being misdirected. We reserve the right for our customer advisors to contact you regarding your account where necessary.
How long will it take before I stop receiving communications?
For promotional emails and Telemarketing please allow up to 28 days to for us to process your request. For Direct Mail please allow up to 2-3 months.
In order that we can monitor and improve the site, we may gather certain information about you when you use it, including details of your domain name and IP (Internet Provider) address, operating system and browser.
Terms & Conditions for this website
These Terms and Conditions are applicable every time you access our website and/or order goods from our website. Please note that these Terms and Conditions also incorporate the following sections which we advise that you read:
Before proceeding with an order you will be required to show that you have read and understood the following terms and conditions. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for your future reference.
1.1 This site is owned and operated by BHMA Limited. Our registered office is the address stated on the website.
1.2 All rights in this website are owned by us. Any unauthorised use, copying or modification is prohibited.
1.3 All goods dispatched and delivered to you remain the property of BHMA Limited until full payment is received.
2. Ordering Goods
2.1 All orders placed through our website will be subject to our acceptance of the order.
2.2 When you submit an order to us on our website you will receive a 'bounce back' confirmatory email of this order saying that we are processing your order. You should check all emails for accuracy and let us know immediately if there are any errors. Your order will be accepted by us (and a contract will then be formed between us) when we despatch the goods to you. Title to the goods will pass to you on delivery and when payment has been received.
2.3 Promotional codes are codes that enable customers to obtain benefits such as discounts, free delivery and free gifts. These codes are non-transferable so may only be used by the person to whom they are issued and must only be used in accordance with their terms and conditions of use. If you use a promotional code to claim a promotional benefit, you must first check that it was issued to you and that you are eligible to use it. By using it to claim a promotional benefit you will be confirming that:-
- i. you are entitled to use the code;
- ii. you meet all the conditions that apply to its use;
- iii. you agree to the terms set out below.
If, before accepting your order, we find that you are not entitled to use the code or do not meet all the terms and conditions of its use, we may reject your order or alternatively process it without the promotional benefit being applied. If, after accepting your order, we find that you were not entitled to use the code or did not meet all the terms and conditions of its use, we may reverse the benefit that you obtained. If you transacted on a cash basis e.g. by debit or credit card, we may take a further payment, equivalent to the value of the benefit obtained, from the card used. If you transacted on a credit basis, the value of the benefit obtained may be charged to your credit account.
2.4 Should you wish to cancel your order or return any goods, please go to the Returns section for further information.
3. Processing your orders and payment
3.1 If you are paying for your order through your BHMA Limited account, the relevant payment will be shown on your next statement.
3.2 Whilst it is our intention to keep our website up to date and error free, product description or pricing errors may occur. If we discover such an error after you have submitted an order to us, we will contact you prior to accepting your order with the correct details. You may then either cancel your order or re-confirm it based on the correct information. If we are unable to contact you, we will treat your order as cancelled.
3.3 All prices shown on our website are inclusive of VAT. Delivery charges are clearly highlighted throughout the site. For further information on delivery charges see the delivery section.
4.1 Some postal addresses in Northern Ireland, some offshore islands and some remote areas of Great Britain may not be covered by our delivery services and we may not be able to arrange delivery of some items to such addresses. You will be notified of this when you place your order.
4.2 Whilst we make every effort to deliver goods on the day we specify, we cannot guarantee delivery on that day or accept liability for deliveries made outside this timescale. This also applies to products sent direct from our manufacturers. We cannot accept liability for out of pocket expenses or other costs incurred due to failed or delayed deliveries.
4.3 All items are subject to stock availability.
4.4 When we deliver your items to you, you will be asked to sign for the goods to acknowledge that you have received them.
4.5 Please note that if you wish to return goods under our Approval guarantee, you have 7 days from receipt of the goods to return them to us. For further information on returns and exceptions to our home approval guarantee please see the Returns section.
4.6 If an item is faulty please contact us and we will arrange an appropriate remedy.
6.1 The use of our site and any contracts formed are governed by English law. Overseas orders are despatched under English Law, in ordering from Countries outside the jurisdiction of English Law, you accept to be governed by English Law, when you place the order with BHMA Limited.
6.2 All products are sold on the basis that they are for personal, domestic use only.
6.3 We shall not be responsible to you whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for incidental, special, indirect or consequential loss or damage, any loss of profit (direct or indirect), loss of sales, loss of goodwill or reputation, loss of business, third party claims, pure economic loss arising out of or in connection of the performance or non performance of our obligations under these terms and conditions including such damage as may be reasonably foreseeable at the date you order the goods.
6.4 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or restrict our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.
6.5 Our liability for any claim for loss or damage shall be limited to the sum paid by you for the goods.
6.6 A person who is not a party to these terms and conditions shall have no right to enforce any term under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
6.7 If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
6.8 We may assign or transfer any of our rights or sub contract any of our obligations under these terms and conditions to any third party.
6.9 You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or sub contract any of your obligations under these terms and conditions except with our specific permission in writing.
6.10 We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time and any such changes will be communicated on our website.
6.11 Any links on our website to third party websites which we believe may be of interest to you. We do not have any control over the content of these websites nor can we be liable in respect of anything contained on these websites.
6.12 These terms and conditions govern the entire trading relationship between you and ourselves and will remain in force for the duration of our trading relationship.
6.13 All intellectual property rights (including use of trade marks and pictures) shall be solely owned by us. You are permitted only to use material on this website as expressly authorised by us or our licensors.
6.14 Any unauthorised use of material on this site is strictly prohibited.
6.15 We will use reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy of any product or pricing information which we place on the site but we make no warranties (whether express or implied) in relation to the accuracy of such information).
6.16 We may close your account or terminate our trading relationship by giving you notice of at least seven (7) days. This does not affect your obligation to repay any amounts you owe to us.
6.17 These Terms and Conditions supersede all previous Terms and Conditions, representations, undertakings and agreements. (Updated October 2011).
7.1 We are the operators of this website, and the contents of it are either our property (or that of our affiliated companies) or are used under licence from our suppliers. We are the owners of the compilation of information in this website.
7.2 Our rights, and those of our affiliates and suppliers, are protected by UK, European, and International intellectual property laws, including those for the protection of copyrights, trademarks, and database rights. Misuse of this website may incur civil liability or attract criminal sanctions.
7.3 We grant you a limited, non-exclusive and revocable license to access our website for the purposes of browsing our (or our affiliates) product offer(s), ordering goods or services from us (or our affiliates), or obtaining contact information for us (or our affiliates).
7.4 Your license to access our website does not extend to any commercial use of our website, or to any use of our website whatsoever which is for the benefit of any commercial entity other than us (or our affiliates).
7.5 You are expressly not permitted to download any part of our site (other than by reason of automatic page caching), to amend or modify it or any part of it, to reproduce or copy, sell (including any resale), or otherwise exploit our website (or any part of it) for any purpose other than as set out above, nor are you permitted to frame our website or to link to any element of it other than the homepage.
7.6 You are permitted to link to our homepage, provided that the link is not misleading, false, derogatory, or otherwise prejudicial to our (or our affiliates) suppliers interests, but you are expressly not permitted to use any of our logos or graphics either as or in connection with such a link.
Your order will be accepted by us, and a contract will then be formed between us, when we despatch the goods to you.
VAT is charged at the rate set by the government. To check this amount, refer to www.hmrc.gov.uk/vat