TERMS & CONDITIONS

About Us
Martin Lynch & Sons are completely dedicated to your total satisfaction. If you have any suggestions or comments please email us at [email protected]
 
Our Contact details:
ML&S Martin Lynch & Sons Ltd.,
Wessex House,
Drake Avenue Staines (Nr Heathrow),
Middlesex,
TW18 2AP
 
Phone: 0345 2300 599 / + 44 (0) 1932 567 333
Email: [email protected]
 
Making A Purchase
Please ensure the following email address is allowed through your spam filter once you have placed an order with us -
[email protected]
Please note: Your card will need to be registered with Verified by Visa or MasterCard SecureCode for payments to be authorised
If your Card issuer is not part of the MasterCard securecode or verified by Visa schemes please do not cancel your order as the order may still go through.
All of our prices showing VAT - if you are outside the EU VAT will be removed. If you are in the EU and have a valid VAT number we can supply exluding VAT. Register as a business customer and supply your VAT number in the required field. 

Delivery charges will be calculated during the checkout process. We try to have accurate pricing and availability information on all the products we offer; despite our best efforts, a small number of the products in our catalogue may be mispriced or have inaccurate stock availability information. We do verify prices as part of our acceptance procedure, and will inform you if a product's correct price is higher than that stated in your order, so you may ultimately decide whether or not to order the product at the correct price.

We may change the price of any product at any time before you place an order. If the goods you have ordered are not in stock, we may send an e-mail to inform you, at which time you may cancel your order. We do our best to accurately estimate when items will be dispatched and/or delivered; however, these estimates are based on several factors over which we have no control and as such, time for dispatch and/or delivery shall not be of the essence of the contract and should be considered as rough estimates only.
 
Shipping And Handling

CARRIAGE CHARGES QUOTED ARE ONLY OFFERED AS A GUIDE. IF THEY ARE MORE THAN QUOTED, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL BEFORE YOUR ORDER IS FINALLY PROCESSED.

IMPORTANT: THE SHIPPING COST DOES NOT INCLUDE CUSTOM FEES AND/OR GOVERNMENTAL DUTIES WHEREVER APPLICABLE. EU CUSTOMERS ARE NOT SUBJECT TO CUSTOMS DUTY.

DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF BARENCO HARDWARE THE PRICE INDICATED FOR CARRIAGE MAY VARY CONSIDERABLY. YOU WILL BE CONTACTED TO CONFIRM FINAL COST BEFORE THE TRANSACTION IS COMPLETED.

USED EQUIPMENT PURCHASES: WE ARE UNABLE TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY OF USED STOCK SHOWN ON OUR WEBSITE. IF THE ITEM HAS ALREADY BEEN SOLD, YOUR CARD WILL NOT BE DEBITED. IN ADDITION, WHILST EVERY ENDEAVOUR IS MADE TO ENSURE THE PRICE & AVAILABILITY QUOTED FOR ANY PRODUCT ORDERED VIA THE ML&S WEB SITE IS CORRECT, ML&S RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY ORDER RECEIVED THAT MAYBE INCORRECTLY DETAILED IN PRICE, DESCRIPTION OR MODEL NUMBER.
 
Delivery Schedule
If you have not received your order within 14 working days of dispatch, you must advise ML&S Customer Services of the delay/loss.
 
Back Orders
If your item is not in stock, we will back order for you. You will always be emailed with the option to cancel your order if you would rather not wait, provided it has not been received by us in the interim from the supplier or is a special order.
 
Tax Charges
All prices on this site are for orders made from the UK or the European Union as 20.0% VAT is included. The VAT exlusive price is applicable for orders outside the EU or VAT registered EU companies. 
 
Credit Card Security
All credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL 128bit encryption once your order is placed. These credit card numbers are decrypted once they reach on our computer systems for order processing. They are not held in any clear text anywhere on the internet.
 
Guarantee
For repairs/replacements under manufacturer's warranty for any item please download a ML&S return form from the link below and return to ML&S with the faulty product.
 

Reaching Us
If you need to reach us, please email us on [email protected], alternatively, you can call on 0345 2300 599 or write to us at:
ML&S Martin Lynch & Sons Ltd., Wessex House, Drake Avenue Staines (Nr Heathrow), Middlesex TW18 2AP. If you have difficulty in reaching us on our low-tariff telephone number then please try (0) 1932 567 333.
 
Privacy Policy
ML&S do not disclose buyers information to third parties. Cookies are used on this shopping site to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart once you have selected an item, to store delivery addresses if the address book is used and to store your details if you select the 'Remember Me' Option. Data collected by this site is used to:

a. Take and fulfil customer orders
b. Administer and enhance the site and service
c. Only disclose information to third-parties for goods delivery purposes
 
Returns Policy

You have 14 days to return goods (UK and EU only) however the goods must be returned in original packaging and care must have been taken with the goods you wish to return. Smoke is considered damage and additional fees will be charged. Under distance selling regulations you are not entitled to any refund carriage charges or modification charges made at your request.

1. The 14 day "cooling off period" starts the day after delivery. All monies will be refunded on receipt and inspection of returned goods.
2. All of the products on sale have met our high quality-control standards.
3. Please ensure that all returns are securely wrapped and packaged.
4. We recommend using a posting method that provides proof of delivery and can compensate for lost or damaged goods for higher value items.
5. ML&S are insured against loss or damage for any units that have been lost or damaged in transit.
6. To return an item, please download a ML&S returns form from the link below and return to ML&S with the faulty product.
7. We do not operate a try before you buy policy.
9. Goods found to be tampered with by the customer will not be replaced, but will be returned at the customer's expense.
10. If you wish to return goods which are not faulty, it is requested that goods should be returned in their original packaging with all accessories, leads, manuals etc. These goods can be exchanged for other products, subject to the difference in costs being incurred. Items returned for a refund, are sent at the cost of the customer. Shipments sent back for refund at our cost will be recharged to the customer's account/credit card.
10. In certain circumstances, faults will need to be diagnosed by the manufacturers of the item before a replacement can be issued.
11. Replacement or alternative items will be processed as promptly as possible, but please be aware that it may take up to 5 working days to issue the item. If an item is out of stock, it will then become a priority back order to be shipped once stock is available.
12. Refunds by credit card are made to the same credit card that was used for the original purchase. Please be aware that it may take up to 14 days for your card to be refunded. The above conditions are in addition to your statutory rights, which are not affected.
 
Recycling of Electrical Goods
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive is now UK law. The legislation aims to make producers pay for the collection, treatment and recovery of waste electrical equipment. The regulations also mean that suppliers of equipment like high street shops and internet retailers must allow consumers to return their waste equipment free of charge.

The amount of WEEE we throw away is increasing by around 5% each year, making it the fastest growing waste stream in the UK. Recycling reduces the environmental and health risks associated with sending electrical goods to landfill.

We are obliged under these regulations to offer our customers free take-back of their WEEE on a like-for-like basis when they buy a new Electrical or Electronic product from us. Customers must return their like-for-like WEEE item to us within 28 days of purchasing their new item. Under the WEEE Regulations, all new electrical goods should be marked with the
crossed-out wheeled bin symbol and be disposed of separately from normal household waste.

Note: Nothing in these terms and conditions will reduce your statutory rights relating to faulty or misdescribed goods. For further information about your statutory rights contact your local authority Trading Standards Department, Comsumer Direct or Citizens Advice Bureau.
 
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