Legal

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE

Welcome to our web site (“www.marykatrantzou.com”). These General Terms and Conditions of Use govern the access to and use of www.marykatrantzou.com. The access to and use of this web site as well as the purchase of products on www.marykatrantzou.com are based on the assumption that these General Terms and Conditions of Use have been read, understood and accepted by you.

Request for further information can be made through our Customer Care or sent to the address: info@marykatrantzou.com If you need any assistance, go to the Customer Care area, where you will find information on orders, shipping, refunds and returning products purchased on www.marykatrantzou.com, tips and other general information on the services provided by www.marykatrantzou.com.

For any other legal information, go to the sections: General Terms and Conditions of Sale, Return Policy and Privacy Policy of www.marykatrantzou.com. The Provider may amend or simply update all or part of these General Terms and Conditions of Use. Any amendment or update of the General Terms and Conditions of Use shall be posted for our users on the Home Page of www.marykatrantzou.com as soon as such amendments or updates have been made and shall be binding as soon as they are published on the web site in this section. Therefore, you should regularly access this section on the web site in order to check the publication of the most recent and updated General Terms and Conditions of Use of www.marykatrantzou.com. If you do not agree to all or part of the www.marykatrantzou.com’s General Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use our web site.

The access to and use of www.marykatrantzou.com, including display of web pages, communication with Provider, downloading product information and making purchases on the web site, are carried out by our users exclusively for personal purposes, which should in no way be connected to any trade, business or professional activity. Remember that you will be liable for your use of www.marykatrantzo.com and its contents. The Provider shall not be considered liable for any use of the web site and its contents made by its users that is not compliant with the laws and regulations in force, without prejudice to Provider’s liability for intentional torts and gross negligence.

In particular, you will be liable for communicating information or data which is not correct, false or concerning third parties (in the event such third parties have not given their consent) as well as for any improper use of such data or information.
Privacy Policy

We recommend that you read the Privacy Policy which also applies in the event that users access to www.marykatrantzou.com and use the relevant services without making purchases. The Privacy Policy will help you understand how and for what purposes www.marykatrantzou.com collects and uses your personal data.

Intellectual Property Rights

All content included on this Site, such as works, images, pictures, dialogues, music, sounds, videos, documents, drawings, figures, logos, menus, web pages, graphics, colours, schemes, tools, fonts, designs, diagrams, layouts, methods, processes, functions and software (collectively, “Content”), is the property of Mary Katrantzou or Provider and is protected by national and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, publish, distribute, display, modify, create derivative work from, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, the Content without the prior express written consent of Mary Katrantzou as the case may be.

Mary Katrantzou shall have the exclusive right to authorize or prohibit in their sole discretion any reproduction, publication, distribution, display, modification, creation of derivative work from, or exploitation in any way of, in whole or in part, the Content. Mary Katrantzou shall have the right, at any time, to claim the authorship of any Content posted on this Site and to object to any use, distortion or other modification of such Content.

Any reproduction, publication, distribution, display, modification, creation of derivative work from, or exploitation in any way of, the Content expressly authorized in writing by Mary Katrantzou shall be carried out by you for lawful purposes only and in compliance with all applicable laws.

Links to Other Web Sites

www.marykatrantzou.com may contain links to other web sites which are in no way connected to www.marykatrantzou.com or the Provider. The Provider does not control or monitor such third party web sites or their contents. The Provider shall not be held liable for the contents of such sites and/or for the rules adopted by them in respect of, but not limited to, your privacy and the processing of your personal data when you are visiting those web sites. Please, pay attention when you access these web sites through the links provided on www.marykatrantzou.com and carefully read their terms and conditions of use and their privacy policies. Our General Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy do not apply to the web sites of third parties. www.marykatrantzou.com provides links to other web sites exclusively to help its users in searching and surfing the Internet and to allow links to web sites on the Internet. When the Provider provides links to other web sites, the Provider does not recommend that to its users access these web sites and it does not provide any guarantees to their web content or to services and products supplied and sold by these web sites to Internet users.

Links to www.marykatrantzou.com

Please, contact the Provider at the following e-mail address: info@marykatrantzou.com if you are interested in linking the Home page of www.marykatrantzou.com and other web pages which can be publicly accessible. You are requested to contact Mary Katrantzou for requesting our consent to linking www.marykatrantzou.com. Mary Katrantzou will grant links to www.marykatrantzou.com free of charge and on a non-exclusive basis. The Provider is entitled to object to certain links to its web site in the event that the applicant who intends to activate links to www.marykatrantzou.com has, in the past, adopted unfair commercial or business practices which are not generally adopted or accepted by the market operators, or has made unfair competition activities vis-à-vis the Mary Katrantzou or the latter’s suppliers, or when the Provider fears that such practices or such activities might be adopted by the applicant in the future. In any event, it is forbidden to post deep links (such as deep frames) to www.marykatrantzou.com or to use unauthorized meta-tags without the Provider consent.

Disclaimers on Content

The Provider does not warrant that the contents of the web site are appropriate or lawful in other Countries outside EU. However, in the event that such contents are deemed to be unlawful or illegal in some of these Countries, please do not access this web site and, where you nonetheless choose to access it, we hereby inform you your use of the services provided by www.marykatrantzou.com shall be your exclusive and personal responsibility. Mary Katrantzou has also adopted measures to ensure that the content of www.marykatrantzou.com is accurate and does not contain any incorrect or out-of-date information. However, the Provider cannot be held liable for the accuracy and completeness of the content, except for its liability for tort and gross negligence and as otherwise provided for by the law.

Moreover, the Provider cannot guarantee that the web site will operate continuously, without any interruptions and errors due to the connection to the Internet. In the event of any problem in using our web site please contact our Customer Care by visiting our Customer Care area or write to the following e-mail address: info@marykatrantzou.com. A Provider representative will be at your disposal to assist and help you to restore your access to the web site, as far as possible. At the same time, please contact your Internet services provider or check that each device for Internet connection and access to web content is correctly activated, including your Internet browser. The dynamic nature of the Internet and web content may not allow www.marykatrantzou.com to operate without any suspensions, interruptions or discontinuity due to updating the web site. The Provider has adopted adequate technical and organizational security measures to protect services on www.marykatrantzou.com, integrity of data and electronic communications in order to prevent unauthorized use of or access to data, as well as to prevent risks of dissemination, destruction and loss of data and confidential/non confidential information regarding users of www.marykatrantzou.com, and to avoid unauthorized or unlawful access to such data and information.

Our Business Policy

Mary Katrantzou has adopted a business policy; its mission consists of selling products through its services and its web site to “consumer” only. “Consumer” shall mean any natural person who is acting on www.marykatrantzou.com for purposes which are outside his or her trade, business or professional activity (if any). If you are not a consumer, please do not use our services for purchasing products on www.marykatrantzou.com. The Provider shall be entitled to object to the processing of purchase orders from persons other than consumers and to any other purchase order which does not comply with the General Terms and Conditions of Sale and these General Terms and Conditions of Use.

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE

This page tells you information about us and the legal terms and conditions (Terms) on which we sell any of the products (Products) listed on our website (our site) to you.

These Terms will apply to any contract between us for the sale of Products to you (Contract). Please read these Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them, before ordering any Products from our site. Please note that by ordering any of our Products, you agree to be bound by these Terms and the other documents expressly referred to in it.

If you do not accept these Terms, you should not order any products from our site.

You should print a copy of these Terms or save them to your computer for future reference.

We amend these Terms from time to time as set out in clause 7. Every time you wish to order Products, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms which will apply at that time.

These Terms, and any Contract between us, are only in the English language.

INFORMATION ABOUT US

We operate the website www.marykatrantzou.com. We are Tatoumik Limited Registered in England and Wales with company number 6729958 (trading as Mary Katrantzou) To contact us, please see our Contact Us page.

OUR PRODUCTS

The images of the Products on our site are for illustrative purposes only. Although we have made every effort to display the colours accurately, we cannot guarantee that your computer’s display of the colours accurately reflect the colour of the Products. Your Products may vary slightly from those images.

Although we have made every effort to be as accurate as possible, sizes, and measurements may vary.

The packaging of the Products may vary from that shown on images on our site.

All Products shown on our site are subject to availability. We will inform you by e-mail as soon as possible if the Product you have ordered is not available and we will not process your order if made.

USE OF OUR SITE

Your use of our site is governed by our Terms of website use policy. Please take the time to read these, as they include important terms which apply to you.

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We only use your personal information in accordance our Privacy Policy. Please take the time to read this, as it includes important terms which apply to you.

YOU THE CONSUMER

If you are a consumer, you may only purchase Products from our site if you are at least 18 years old.

As a consumer, you have legal rights in relation to Products that are faulty or not as described. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office. Nothing in these Terms will affect these legal rights.

HOW THE CONTRACT IS FORMED BETWEEN YOU AND US

To order products from our website, please use the following instructions:
1. When on the page for the particular product you want to order, please select a size and click the Add To Shopping Bag button.
2. Once you have chosen all of the products you would like to order, click the Shopping Bag button in the top right hand corner.
3. Once on your Shopping Bag page, please click the Proceed to Check-Out button. You will then either be asked to sign in if you have already ordered and enter a few necessary details if you are a new customer. Click the relevant Checkout button.
4. One the Checkout page, please enter the necessary billing and shipping address details, before clicking Save & Continue.
5. Then please fill out your shipping and payment details, before clicking Save & Continue
6. Once you have provided all the necessary details, you may review your order details before clicking Complete My Order and sending your order to be processed.

Our order process allows you to check and amend any errors before submitting your order to us. Please take the time to read and check your order at each page of the order process.

After you place an order, you will receive an e-mail from us acknowledging that we have received your order. However, please note that this does not mean that your order has been accepted. Our acceptance of your order will take place as described in clause 6.4

We will confirm our acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail [that confirms that the Products have been dispatched] (Dispatch Confirmation). The Contract between us will only be formed when we send you the Dispatch Confirmation.

If we are unable to supply you with a Product, for example because that Product is not in stock or no longer available or because of an error in the price on our site as referred to in clause 11.5, we will inform you of this by e-mail and we will not process your order. If you have already paid for the Products, we will refund you the full amount as soon as possible.

OUR RIGHT TO VARY THESE TERMS

We may revise these Terms from time to time in the following circumstances:

a. changes in how we accept payment from you;
b. changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements;
c. other circumstances at our discretion.

Every time you order Products from us, the Terms in force at that time will apply to the Contract between you and us.

Whenever we revise these Terms in accordance with this clause 7, we will keep you informed and give you notice of this by stating that these Terms have been amended and the relevant date at the top of this page.

YOUR CONSUMER RIGHT OF RETURN AND REFUND

You have a legal right to cancel a Contract under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000) during the period set out below in clause 8.2. This means that during the relevant period if you change your mind or for any other reason you decide you do not want to keep a Product, you can notify us of your decision to cancel the Contract and receive a refund. Advice about your legal right to cancel the Contract under these regulations is available from your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.

Your legal right to cancel a Contract starts from the date of the Dispatch Confirmation, which is when the Contract between us is formed. If the Products have already been delivered to you, you have a period of 14 (fourteen) working days in which you may cancel, starting from the day after the day you receive the Products. Working days means that Saturdays, Sundays or public holidays are not included in this period.

To cancel a Contract, please contact us in writing to tell us by sending an e-mail to customercard@marykatrantzou.com. You may wish to keep a copy of your cancellation notification for your own records. If you send us your cancellation notice by e-mail then your cancellation is effective from the date you sent us the e-mail.

You will receive a full refund of the price you paid for the Products and any applicable delivery charges you paid for. We will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 calendar days of the day on which you gave us notice of cancellation as described in clause 8.3.. If you returned the Products to us because they were faulty or mis-described, please see clause 8.5.

If you have returned the Products to us under this clause 8 because they are faulty or mis-described, we will refund the price of a defective Product in full, any applicable delivery charges, and any reasonable costs you incur in returning the item to us.

We refund you on the credit card or debit card used by you to pay.

It is your responsibility to return the Products in perfect condition. The following terms apply:

a. All goods must be returned in their original condition and packaging (please take care when unpacking & repacking)
b. Do not return any Products without contacting us in advance and obtaining a Returns Authorization Number
c.Please enclose a covering letter explaining the reason for the return in full and quoting the Returns Authorization Number
d. We cannot be held responsible for products lost in transit
e. We recommend that you send by registered post & retain proof of posting
f. We will not make refunds to a third party
g. Any damage or missing items will be charged for.

Details of your legal right to cancel and an explanation of how to exercise it are provided in the Dispatch Confirmation.

As a consumer, you will always have legal rights in relation to Products that are faulty or not as described. These legal rights are not affected by the returns policy in this clause 8 or these Terms. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.

DELIVERY

Your order will be fulfilled by the estimated delivery date set out in the Dispatch Confirmation, unless there is an Event Outside Our Control. If we are unable to meet the estimated delivery date because of an Event Outside Our Control, we will contact you with a revised estimated delivery date.

Delivery will be completed when we deliver the Products to the address you gave us.

If no one is available at your address to take delivery, we will leave you a note that the Products have been returned to our premises, in which case, please contact us to rearrange delivery.

The Products will be your responsibility from the completion of delivery.

You own the Products once we have received payment in full, including all applicable delivery charges.

INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY

We deliver to the countries listed on this page (International Delivery Destinations) . However there are restrictions on some Products for certain International Delivery Destinations, so please review the information on that page carefully before ordering Products.

If you order Products from our site for delivery to one of the International Delivery Destinations, your order may be subject to import duties and taxes which are applied when the delivery reaches that destination. Please note that we have no control over these charges and we cannot predict their amount.

You will be responsible for payment of any such import duties and taxes. Please contact your local customs office for further information before placing your order.

You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the Products are destined. We will not be liable or responsible if you break any such law.

PRICE OF PRODUCTS AND DELIVERY CHARGES

The prices of the Products will be as quoted on our site from time to time. We take all reasonable care to ensure that the prices of Products are correct at the time when the relevant information was entered onto the system. However if we discover an error in the price of Product(s) you ordered, please see clause 11.5 for what happens in this event.

Prices for our Products may change from time to time, but changes will not affect any order which we have confirmed with a Dispatch Confirmation.

The price of a Product includes VAT (where applicable) at the applicable current rate chargeable in the UK for the time being. However, if the rate of VAT changes between the date of your order and the date of delivery, we will adjust the VAT you pay, unless you have already paid for the Products in full
before the change in VAT takes effect.
All prices for items delivered to the US, Canada and Australia are DDP (Delivery Duties Paid).

The price of a Product does not include delivery charges. Our delivery charges are as quoted on our site from time to time. To check relevant delivery charges, please refer to our Delivery Charges page.

Our site contains a large number of Products. It is always possible that, despite our reasonable efforts, some of the Products on our site may be incorrectly priced. We will normally check prices as part of our dispatch procedures so that:

a. where the Product’s correct price is less than the price stated on our site, we will charge the lower amount when dispatching the Products to you. However, if the pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could have reasonably been recognised by you as a mispricing, we do not have to provide the Products to you at the incorrect (lower) price; and
b. if the Product’s correct price is higher than the price stated on our site, we will contact you as soon as possible to inform you of this error and we will give you the option of continuing to purchase the Product at the correct price or cancelling your order. We will not process your order until we have your instructions. If we are unable to contact you using the contact details you provided during the order process, we will treat the order as cancelled and notify you in writing.

HOW TO PAY

You can only pay for Products using a debit card or credit card. We accept the following cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Visa Debit, Visa Delta, Electron and JCB cards, and any other methods which may be clearly advertised on our site from time to time.

Payment for the Products and all applicable delivery charges is in advance. We will not charge your debit card or credit card until we dispatch your order.

OUR LIABILITY

If we fail to comply with these Terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms or our negligence, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if they were an obvious consequence of our breach or if they were contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into the Contract.

We only supply the Products for private use. You agree not to use the product for any commercial, business or re-sale purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for:

a. death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
b. fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
c. any breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (title and quiet possession);
d. any breach of the terms implied by section 13 to 15 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (description, satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and samples); and
e. defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.

EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL

We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by an Event Outside Our Control. An Event Outside Our Control is defined below in clause 14.2

An Event Outside Our Control means any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by third parties, civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war, fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster, or failure of public or private telecommunications networks or impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport, or large and unusual fluctuations in the price of cotton, wool, silk and other component parts of the Product.

If an Event Outside Our Control takes place that affects the performance of our obligations under a Contract:

a. we will contact you as soon as reasonably possible to notify you; and
b. our obligations under a Contract will be suspended and the time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of the Event Outside Our Control. Where the Event Outside Our Control affects our delivery of Products to you, we will arrange a new delivery date with you after the Event Outside Our Control is over.

COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN US

When we refer, in these Terms, to “in writing”, this will include e-mail.

If you are a consumer:

a. To cancel a Contract in accordance with your legal right to do so as set out in clause 8 you must contact us in writing by sending an e-mail to customercare@marykatrantzou.com. You may wish to keep a copy of your cancellation notification for your own records. If you send us your cancellation notice by e-mail, then your cancellation is effective from the date you sent us the e-mail to us.
b. If you wish to contact us in writing for any other reason, you can send this to us by e-mail You can always contact us using our Customer Services telephone line.
If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by e-mail or by pre-paid post to the address you provide to us in your order.

OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS

We may transfer our rights and obligations under a Contract to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Terms. We will always notify you by posting on this webpage if this happens.

You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these Terms to another person if we agree in writing.

This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms, whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties Act) 1999 or otherwise.

Each of the paragraphs of these Terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.

If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.

These Terms are governed by English law. This means a Contract for the purchase of Products through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it will be governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are a resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.