Right to Cancel and Delivery Information
Delivery Charges for non furniture items is Free 3 – 7 Days Minimum Spend £7.50
Standard Delivery Charge £2.50 – 3 – 5 Days – Excludes Furniture
Furniture and Lighting Items – Free Delivery To Most Postcodes – We aim to dispatch furniture items within 14 days. Made to order furniture – delivery may be between 3-6 weeks, approx. delivery times are indicated on the website. You will also be notified of approx. delivery times at the time of ordering. Delivery times may vary if Items are sent directly to you from the manufacturer, or we are waiting for your furniture to be delivered to us before dispatching it with our logistics firm.
Expedited Delivery Charge 1-2 Days £7.99 Signature Required. Excludes Furniture. Please contact us first as not all items are suitable for a next day service.
International Delivery Charges – Please contact us first to obtain a quote. Not all items are suitable for International Shipping.
All orders received will be dispatched on the next working day subject to availability. We are unable to send orders to PO Box addresses.
During the Christmas period, please allow 4-6 days for delivery. In the event of any items being out of stock we will inform you and give you an estimated delivery date. Goods will be delivered through Royal Mail.
Delivery will be to a UK address only. Please note delivery to Channel Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Scily, Northern Ireland and Scottish Highlands and Islands are excluded from this price. Postcodes excluded from these services include: AB, DD, DG, EH, FK, G, IM, IV, JE, GY, KA, KW, KY, LD, LL, ML, TD, ZE, BT, PA, PH, KA, KY. Please call for a delivery price if you would like to enquire if we are able to deliver to these addresses.
Candle and Blue are only able to deliver to the postal delivery address you have entered on your order, unfortunately due to the risk of loss or damage we cannot leave goods in other locations outside your address, including porches, garages, sheds etc. Should you decide to amend the delivery location with the courier firm after it has been dispatched it is your responsibility in the event the item goes missing.
Candle and Blue can only be held responsible for goods signed for by a person at the postal delivery address. All goods must be signed for by an adult aged 18 years or over, and if no one is available at the address at the time of delivery, the driver will retain the goods.
We cannot be held responsible for another person at your postal address signing for a parcel on your behalf, or be held responsible for a parcel that goes missing once signed for.
The delivery company will leave notification of the attempt to deliver. A further two attempts to deliver will be made but thereafter the goods will be returned to us.
If you have accepted a delivery day, and are not in to sign for your order as agreed, there will be a £40.00 charge levied. This delivery is classed as unsuccessful, you will be contacted to re-arrange delivery and to process payment for the missed delivery slot.
Delivery of furniture is into a downstairs room of your choice.
Please note that delivery can take place any time up to 5.30 p.m., we are unable to offer timed deliveries.
All orders that require a signature on receipt need to be checked before being signed for. Please notify us that they have arrived damaged within 2 days of receipt.
All days are calculated as calender days.
You may choose to pay via PayPal or Sage. Your card will be charged at this point. As part of processing your payment, you will be transferred to their fully secured site whilst they interface with your bank. All your details are kept on that site and are not accessed by us.
All Credit Card transactions are either handled by a third party or on a secure server using a minimum of SSL/128-bit encryption.
If you prefer, we do accept payment for orders over the telephone, all major cards are accepted.
Phone lines are open between 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Tel: 01284 624078
Returns, Faulty or Damaged Goods
We have tried to make purchasing online with Candle and Blue as easy as possible. If you prefer to order over the phone, or are experiencing difficulties then do not hesitate to contact us either by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or telephoning 01284 624078 (Please note that this call can be recorded for security and training purposes).
If goods are damaged or lost in transit please notify us immediately by telephoning us on 01284 624078. A customer advisor will be able to take your call Monday to Friday from 9.00am until 5.00pm. Alternatively you can e-mail us at email@example.com
If you would like to return an item to us that is faulty, which you did not order, or for any other reason that is our fault, we will also pay for the cost of the return postage (up to a maximum of the amount you originally paid when ordering from us). No other costs are considered. If this happens, do not return the product, please contact us first. We are entitled to deduct monies from refunds where goods show unreasonable use leading to diminished value.
Please have your order confirmation number available at the time of telephoning. We will offer you the choice of a replacement or refund. Any refunds given will be made to your credit card account. Under no circumstances will a cheque, credit note or cash be issued by way of refund.
We want you to be delighted with your order and the service you receive from Candle and Blue. However, for your extra peace of mind all purchases (excl. Made to Order Furniture & Upholstery and Cushions, Seat and Cushions Pads, and Cushioning Element) are covered by our 14-day Exchange or Refund Promise. If you are not entirely satisfied with your purchase you can return your order, in full or part, and we will refund the full cost (We do not offer a free returns service) or, if you prefer, provide an exchange of equal value.
To receive a refund or exchange, the consumer need not use the Cancellation Form below, but if the consumer does we will acknowledge receipt of the cancellation on a durable medium without delay. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01284 624078 stating your order number, name and contact details and whether you would like a refund or exchange. Then simply return the goods to us, in their original condition including tags and packaging, within 14 calender days of receipt. Even if an item arrives faulty or damaged, please do not throw away any of the packaging as this may affect the value of the refund.
It is always advisable to obtain a proof of postage certificate, as you will be responsible for the item or items until they reach us. We advise taking out postal insurance to cover the cost of the items value.
No items delivered by the manufacturer, logistics firm or via a pallet network can be returned with a driver/courier/logistics without signing the relevant complaint form for the damaged item/s. Please retain a copy for your records. This is proof the item has been returned. A refund will not be posted until after all goods are collected at which our drivers will only make two attempts to collect. A refund will be raised if Candle and Blue makes agreements for the customer to dispose of the damaged goods. Failure to comply with this procedure will result in items not being credited or replaced.
All breakages need to be notified within 2 days of receipt. We are unable to issue refunds or replacements after this time. Please keep all packing until you have checked and are happy with your order.
All orders that require a signature on receipt need to be checked before being signed for.
**IMPORTANT INFORMATION** All orders delivered by a specialist logistics firm must be inspected upon delivery, before signing to confirm on the delivery note that the items have arrived in satisfactory condition. The driver is allocated a 20 minutes loading/unloading time of which the recipient should remove all packaging and inspect the goods to ensure there is no damage.
In the event of damage being found, a description of the damage must be made on the delivery note. We would advise you call us, if possible at this time to notify us of the damage.
We do not accept claims for damages if you have used your own courier.
Once items are accepted and signed for, neither the logistics firm, nor Candle and Blue will be held responsible for any loss or damage. No claim for loss or damaged will be accepted after this time.
All goods must be signed for by a person of minimum age of 18 years old.
If you have received goods in connection with the contract
- We will collect the goods if our logistics company has delivered them. They are by their nature not suitable to be returned via a courier network.
- You many send back smaller items (not furniture or large products) or hand them over to us (Candle and Blue, St Andrews Castle, St Andrews Street South, BSE, IP33 3PH where applicable, of the person authorized by you to receive the goods), without delay and in any event not later than 14 days from the day on which you communicate your cancellation from this contract to us. The deadline is met if you send back the goods before the period of 14 days has expired. Retain a copy of a signed receipt. This is proof the item has been delivered and received by Candle and Blue.
- You will have to bear the direct cost of returning the goods. The cost is estimated at a maximum of £75.00 for collection by our logistics firm. Collection by courier is estimated at a maximum of £75 up to 30kg. Maximum combined length and girth is 3 meters. Parcels sent out on an economy large is estimated at a maximum of £75.00
- For orders sent to Highlands and Islands the cost is estimated at a maximum of £140.00 for collection by our logistics firm.
- You are only liable for any diminished value of the goods resulting from the handling other than what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics and functioning of the goods.
If you requested to begin the performance of services during the cancellation period, you shall pay us an amount that is in proportion to what has been performed until you have communicated us your cancellation from this contract, in comparison with the full coverage of the contract.
The Right To Cancel
‘You have a right to a cooling off period of 14 calender days after the date on which you have received the Goods to cancel the Contract, and return the Goods at your cost and receive a full refund of the purchase price. You do not need to give a reason. Refunds will be made within 14 calender days of receiving the goods back. With the exception of upholstered furniture see section 7, to which statutory cancellation rights do apply. This does not apply unless they are faulty, damaged or missing.
We are entitled to deduct monies from refunds where goods show unreasonable use leading to diminished value.
‘The cancellation period expires after 14 calender days.
To exercise the right to cancel you must inform us of your decision to cancel this contract by a clear statement (e.g. a letter, email or by post). You may use the attached cancellation form, but are not obliged to do so. The burden of proof for cancellation lies with the consumer so please keep a copy for your records.
‘Goods must be returned complete and undamaged with all accessories and instructions. The original packing must be returned in reasonable condition.
‘If you cancel this contract, we will reimburse to you all the payments received from you, included the delivery cost (except for the supplementary costs arising if you chose a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by us).
We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied, if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling by you.
We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than-
(a) 14 calender days after the day we receive back from you any goods supplied, or
(b) (if earlier) 14 calender days after the day you provide evidence that you have returned the goods.
We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of reimbursement.
‘The right to cancel this contract will not apply in respect of
Made to order Furniture and Cushions/Seat Pads incl. pads, Cushioning Element, and Upholstery.
‘Personalised Goods or Goods made to your specification:
‘Audio, video recordings (including DVDs) or computer software you have unsealed.
‘Betting games or lottery services.
‘Newspapers and magazines.
‘Food, drink or other Goods intended for everyday consumption.
See terms and conditions for goods returned outside of this time period.
Our returns address is (small items only) Candle and Blue St Andrews Castle, St Andrews St South, BSE, Suffolk, IP33 3PH Tel: 01284 624078 E: email@example.com
Hereby give notice that I cancel my contract of sale of the following goods:
Ordered on/received on:
Name of consumer(s):
Address of consumer(s):
Signature of consumer (only if this form is notified on paper):
Please note the stock availability (where shown) is not real-time, but an indication of stock levels at the last synchronisation
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