Part A - Terms & Conditions of Use
1. Changes to these terms and the Site
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
We may update and change our Site from time to time to reflect changes to our products or our users' needs.
2. Access to the Site
We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or that use of the Site will be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
3. User log-in details
Users can create an account on the Site which will allow them to view and track their orders in their account, move through the checkout process faster, store multiple shipping addresses and more. Account holders will usually need to choose a user identification code and password. You must treat such information as confidential and must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org
4. How you may use material on our Site
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You must not use any part of the content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Where our Site contains links to other Sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those Sites or resources.
6. Rules about linking to our Site
You may link to our Site’s home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our Site in any website that is not owned by you.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
7. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products to you, which will be set out in our Terms and conditions of supply (see Part B below).
We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any content on it.
If you are a business user. Please note that we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, our Site or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site. Further we will not be liable for any loss of profits or revenue, loss of goodwill or opportunity or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user: Please note that we only provide our Site for your domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
8. Uploading content to our Site
Any content you upload to our Site, including review of our products will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with our content standards.
9. Our Site’s security
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.
10. Which country's laws apply to any disputes?
You and we both agree that the courts of France will have exclusive jurisdiction with RCS Versailles.
art B - Terms & Conditions of supply
1. These terms
These are the terms and conditions on which we supply products to you which you purchase on the Site. Please read these terms carefully before you submit your order to us.
2. Our contract with you
2.1. A contract between us for the sale of our products will only come into existence at the point at which we accept your order.
2.2. When you place an order on the Site we will confirm your order by sending you an email to the email address you provided to us. Please note that the order confirmation does not constitute our acceptance of your order. We will assign you an order number, and tell you what it is, when we accept your order which you can use to track your order in your account.
2.3. Acceptance of your order and formation of the contract will take place when we either provide you with our acceptance of the order, or in the absence of such communication, when we dispatch the goods to you.
2.4. If we are unable to accept your order, we will inform you of this and will not charge you for the product(s). This might be because a product is out of stock, because of unexpected limits on our resources which we could not reasonably plan for, because we have identified an error in the price or description of the product or because we are unable to meet a delivery deadline you have specified.
3. Our products and payment
3.1. The images of the products on our Site are for illustrative purposes only and your product may vary slightly from those images. The product descriptions on the Site, whilst given in good faith, are subject to alteration by us without notice or any liability accruing to us.
3.2. Materials and textures are an approximation and can vary when viewed on different computer equipment. The packaging of the product may vary from that shown in images on our Site.
3.3. From time to time, and at our absolute discretion, purchase of our products may be subject to special promotions or offers. Any promotions or offers will be subject to these terms and conditions. We may change the terms of the promotions or offers, or withdraw such, at any time and without prior notice.
3.4. The prices stated on the website will be inclusive of any VAT payable.
3.5. We use Sage Pay, Amazon, PayPal Express and Hitachi Finance Credit as our payment service providers. We accept both Mastercard and Visa debit and credit cards, and customers who use PayPal can make payments directly from their PayPal account.
3.6. You may pay for our products on our site using our gift cards. Our gift cards remain valid for 24 months from purchase, please note that you cannot top up your card with additional credit if the card has expired. During checkout you’ll be asked to enter the 16-digit number on the back of the card. After entering the gift card codes, your order balance will be automatically updated with credit to the value of the gift card(s).
3.7. If there’s any balance to pay, you can use our normal payment providers (as listed at clause 3.5) in the usual way. If you don’t spend the full value of the gift card(s), the remainder stays as a balance on the gift card for you to spend another time.
4.1. The costs of delivery and estimated times for delivery are displayed on our Site here. Please note that we may vary our delivery charges from time to time.
4.2. We will deliver the goods to the address provided by you when you placed your order or the address details specified in your account. The estimated date for delivery will be as specified by us to you when we confirm dispatch of your order.
4.3. We will make every reasonable effort to deliver your products safely and in accordance with any specific delivery instructions that you give us however we will not be liable for any delay, damage or loss as a result of complying with such specific instructions.
4.4. If our supply of the products is delayed by an event outside our control then we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and we will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay. Provided we do this we will not be liable for delays caused by the event.
4.5. Goods (and risks to them) will become your responsibility from the time we deliver the goods to the address you gave us (or otherwise in accordance with your delivery instructions).
5. Your rights to end the contract
5.1. If you are ending a contract for a reason set out at 5.1.1 to 5.1.3 below the contract will end immediately and we will refund you in full for any products which have not been provided. The reasons are:
5.1.1. we have told you about an error in the price or description of the product you have ordered and you have informed us before dispatch that you do not wish to proceed;
5.1.2. we have suspended supply of the products, or notify you we are going to suspend them, in each case for a period of more than 14 days; or
5.1.3. you have a legal right to end the contract because of something we have done wrong.
5.2. If you are a consumer then for most products bought on our Site you have a legal right to change your mind and cancel the Contact within 14 days and receive a refund. To exercise these rights, under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, you can email us at email@example.com. If you notify us after products have been dispatched to you or you have received them, you must return them to us. You will be responsible for bearing the cost of returning the goods. We will process your refund within 14 days from the day on which we receive the products back and will refund you the price you paid for the products including delivery costs, by the method you used for payment. However, we may make deductions from the price to reflect any reduction in the value of the goods which has been caused by your handling them in a way which would not be permitted in a shop or where the goods are in an unsuitable condition or with defaced packaging.
5.3. Please be aware that as some products sold on our website are perishable, in these cases the usual cancellation right for consumers (as set out in clause 5.2) does not apply. We are also unable to allow consumers to cancel the contract if the products bought have been personalised or customised specifically for them or according to their particular specification.
6. Refunds and returns
6.1. We are under a legal duty to supply products that are in conformity with this contract. If you think that any product you have received:
6.1.1. does not match its description;
6.1.2. is not of satisfactory quality;
6.1.3. does not meet any relevant guarantee we have made; or
6.1.4. is otherwise faulty or defective,
you must contact us as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on +33 1.30.16.00.65. We reserve the right to ask you to send us reasonable evidence of any product affected by such issues. Consumers who notify us of issues raised under this clause 6.1 may, depending on the individual circumstances, have rights entitling them to a refund, repaired or replacement goods or be entitled to some money back.
6.2. Nothing in these terms will affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
7. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
7.1. If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is as a foreseeable result of our breaking this contract or our failing to use reasonable care and skill, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time the contract was made, both we and you knew it might happen, for example, if you discussed it with us during the sales process.
7.2. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; for breach of your legal rights in relation to the products including the right to receive products which are: as described and match information we provided to you and any sample seen or examined by you; of satisfactory quality; fit for any particular purpose made known to us; and supplied with reasonable skill and care; and any rights under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
7.3. We are not liable for business losses. We only supply the products for end users. If you use the products for any commercial, business or re-sale purpose we will have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, revenue or goodwill, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
8. Other important terms
8.1. We may transfer this agreement to someone else. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.
8.2. You need our consent to transfer your rights to someone else. You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree to this in writing.
8.3. Nobody else has any rights under this contract. This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
8.4. If a court finds part of this contract illegal, the rest will continue in force. Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
8.5. Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date. For example, if you miss a payment and we do not chase you but we continue to provide the products, we can still require you to make the payment at a later date.
8.7. Applicable laws. These terms are governed by French law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in the French courts.
Promotion Code Terms And Conditions
Promotion codes are only valid for orders placed online, unless stated otherwise.
Promotion codes entitle you, at the time of ordering, to a saving on a new order placed with Method Fishing.
Method Fishing reserves the right to decline to accept orders where, in its opinion, a promotion code is invalid for the order being placed. Promotion codes are only valid on specific products while stocks last and may be withdrawn at any time.
Promotion codes are only valid on specific products while stocks last and may be withdrawn at any time. Excludes all finance deals and transactions, delivery charges and gift card purchases.
Promotion codes are not valid in conjunction with any other promotion. Offer is not valid on sale items or other discounted items.
In the event of product returns, refunds will be given for cash used in the original purchase once the discount is applied, less any shipping, gift wrap or gift card costs charged on the original order.
In the event of part of the order being returned, the value of the discount applied on that order will be spread between the goods proportionately. The sum in cash exceeding this value, less any shipping, gift wrap or gift card costs charged on the original order, will be returned to the customer. The promotional discount will not be applied to replacement items, if the offer is still valid at the time of making a return - you should place a new order using the original promotional code.
In the event of part of the order being returned, the value of the promotion code will be deemed to be spread between the goods proportionately. The sum in cash exceeding this value, less any delivery or gift box costs charged on the original order, will be returned to the customer.
In the event of any returns meaning that the order no longer qualifies for the promotion advertised, Method Fishing reserves the right to deduct the value of the offer from the refund.
Free delivery offers apply to UK standard delivery only.
In promotions where there is a free or half price item when purchasing multiple items, please note that the discount will be applied to the cheapest item.
Method Fishing reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time.
Promotion codes found in Method Fishing leaflets may only apply to items advertised in the leaflet.