Terms and Conditions
About Our Terms and Conditions, Before Purchasing
Please refer to our below terms and conditions which apply to your purchase of goods from designermarble.co.uk, in- store at our showroom in Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1RY, and over the phone. These terms and condition apply whether you purchase through our website at www.designermarble.co.uk, over the phone through our sales team on 01353 967182 and in-store at our Ely Showroom. Please note our terms and conditions are available on our website at www.designermarble.co.uk.
As well as our below general terms and conditions, other important terms and policies are also set out in the following returns policy sections. By agreeing to our terms and conditions you also agreeing to the returns policy, all of which form part of a legally binding contract between Designer Marble LTD which is our parent company and you as a customer, as soon as the goods ordered have been dispatched by.
Designermarble.co.uk reserve the right to change the following terms and conditions at any time. Any changes to the terms and conditions or returns policy will be effective for all new orders placed after the change is published on the Furniture in Designer marble website (www.designermarble.co.uk). You should ensure to check our terms and conditions and returns policy posted on Designer marble’ website before each order – they may have changed since your last visit.
If you have any questions about our terms and conditions, returns policy, supply of goods or Furniture in Fashion in general, please contact us via our online ticket system via http://www.Designermarble.co.uk/customer-services-i-18.html, or you can speak to a sales advisor by calling 01353 666447 , and a representative will be happy to assist.
Information about Designer marble and Goods Sold
By using Designer marble’ website (www.designermarble.co.uk) you agree to be bound by our company terms. We try to make sure that all information on Designer Marble’ online website, including descriptions of our goods, listed prices, and images are accurate and correct at all times.
Please note when purchasing goods online, the shopping experience from buying in-store, is very different. In particular you should note that:
- The colours of goods as shown on the website will depend on factors including your display settings
- The sizes and shapes of the goods will differ in real life from how they appear on your screen. We provide dimensions and measurements in the descriptions of the goods and it is your responsibility to check that the actual size of each item suitable for your purpose
- Pictures and images on the website are for illustration purposes only. For an accurate description of any item and details of what is included with the item, you need to read the corresponding written description or contact our sales representatives on 01353 967182 for further guidance
- All goods are subject to availability and we may not be able to supply your order. We reserve the right to withdraw any goods from sale at any time, and our only liability to you for withdrawing any goods will be to refund to you any amount paid to us in respect of those goods
- We do our best to deliver your goods in accordance with the delivery date set out in our final delivery advice email, but please note that all delivery dates given by Furniture in Fashion (whether on the website, over the phone or by email) are estimates only and delivery dates will vary. Please see further, for more information about delivery or contact our sales representatives on 01353 967182
- Not all goods and promotions that are offered by designer marble, will be available in-store and online. In principle, our online prices are the same as in our Ely Showroom. Occasionally, however, you may find a difference in price, for instance; store and online promotions. We reserve the right to adjust prices, goods and special offers at our discretion.
Our website operatives do their best to check the website for viruses but we do not warrant that the website is free of viruses or other malicious content. For your own benefit, you should ensure sure that you have the appropriate software and systems in place, to scan for viruses and other malicious content whilst surfing the internet.
Availability of Goods Online and In-Store
Designer marble have the right (at any time) to modify or stop providing goods, online or in-store, either temporarily or permanently and with or without notice. Designer marble will not be held liable for any suspension or discontinuance, nor “special orders” of availability of products on www.designermarble.co.uk or in-store at Ely (CB6 1RY).
Security of Log-In Details for Our Online Store
It is your responsibility, as a consumer, to ensure that your login details, password and all other details in relation to your account, remain confidential at all times. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you agree to let us know as soon as possible, if you know or reasonably suspect, that the security of your account is at risk.
Eligibility to Order Goods
By agreeing to our terms and conditions, you are accepting that you are aged 18 years or over. You will need an active email address and a telephone number at which you can be easily contacted by our sales and aftersales representatives. All goods sold through Designer marble’ online store, are intended for domestic use only. Goods are not suitable for commercial or industrial use unless stated.
Placing Your Order Online, Over the Phone or In-Store
Please refer to our “Help-How to Shop” page, for information about the steps involved in placing an order with Designer Marble.
Our order acknowledgement email sends out the final details of your order which you have submitted to Designer Marble online store. Please take care when placing your order, as you will be unable to add to or amend your order after we send the Order Acknowledgement email, without notifying the sales or aftersales representatives.
The order acknowledgement email contains; details of the goods you have ordered, the total cost of the order including shipping/delivery costs, an order number and a copy of our terms and conditions which you have agreed to, prior to submitting your order.
The order acknowledgement email is an invoice and acknowledgement receipt of payment and summary of your ordered goods which you should print off a copy, along with a copy of our terms and conditions, and keep them safe. You will need to refer to these details when contacting us about your order.
Please note that the Order Acknowledgement email is simply an acknowledgement that your order has been received by Designer Marble and does not indicate that we have accepted your order and does not form a binding contract.
Acceptance of your order will take place only when we dispatch the goods to your shipping address, entered whilst placing the order online, over the phone or in-store. Until we dispatch your ordered goods, no contract will have been formed between yourselves and Designer Marble, except as set out in the below paragraph;
In the case of goods that are made to order, acceptance of your order takes place at the point at which we send out our delivery advice email.
Although we hope to be able to supply all goods ordered, Designer Marble reserve the right, at our discretion and without the need to give reasons, not to accept any order at any time. Should we refuse your order, we will notify you as soon as possible and a refund will be transitioned within 4 working days after this notification.
Payment of Goods; Online, In-Store and Over the Phone
Designer Marble will only take payment from your card at the time you place your order for the goods chosen by yourself. We will contact you directly, using the details provided by yourself at time of purchase, if we have any problems taking payment from the card details you provide during the order process.
Please note; taking payment does not mean we have accepted your order and, in the event of us not accepting your order, a full refund will be given as soon as reasonably possible (and in any event within 14 days of us advising you that your order has not been accepted).
Pricing Of Goods Advertised Online and In-Store
Unless otherwise stated, all prices displayed online, in-store, are inclusive of VAT and other applicable taxes. The prices stated, do not include the delivery fee, which will be added to your total order price in accordance with paragraph below.
Except where otherwise set out in our terms and conditions, the price payable by you for the goods, is the price given by Designer Marble, at the time you place your order.
In most cases all orders over £250 is free Delivery, othe delivery fee payable by you for your order will be that which is given by Designer Marble at the time you place your order. The delivery fee will be calculated according to your postcode, the weight of the goods, the size of the goods you would like to purchase. For more details on the delivery fees, please see our delivery information on our website (http://www.designermarble/delivery.php)
Delivery of Ordered Goods
These are the terms and conditions which apply to the delivery of goods purchased by you, from us either online at www.designermarble.co.uk, in-store or over the phone.
Designer marble’ Delivery Service is provided by own inhouse delivery team:
We reserve the right to change the Delivery Terms at any time and the couriers service used may also be subject to change.
Location of Deliveries
We deliver to the shipping address specified by you, when purchasing and are not held liable for any changes to this address, after the order has been dispatched please note below, important information on delivery to specific postcodes:
- Free standard delivery for UK Mainland excluding the following postcodes: AB16-56, FK, HS, IV, KA, KW, PA, PH, TR (deliveries to these locations may take between 5 -15 working days)
- For all offshore & overseas’ deliveries, a standard charge will be applied and so an additional amount will be calculated after the order; including postcodes: BT, EI, IM, GY, KW, ZE, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, etc.
Pricing of Deliveries to the Shipping Address Specified At Time of Purchase
The delivery fee payable by you, for your ordered goods, will be that which is given by Designer Marble at the time of purchase.
The delivery fee will be calculated according to your postcode, the weight of the goods and the size of the goods as per mentioned earlier.
Delivery Restrictions Which Can Apply
Some of our furniture is larger than you may expect. Please note, it is your responsibility to check the measurements of the goods before purchasing, to ensure there is enough space at the delivery address for delivery to take place. Please also note that it is your responsbility it will fit into the room of your choice.
Prior to the delivery of goods, you must ensure that there is sufficient access and space to complete the delivery and that all staircases and lifts providing access are suitable for the delivery. You must ensure that your property and the delivery area are safe for delivery staff and is accessible for the courier services. All fragile items which could be damaged during the delivery, should be moved prior to delivery of goods. We will take reasonable care and skills when delivering at your premises.
To ensure a smooth delivery of your ordered goods, it is your responsibility to provide us with as much detail as possible, in advance, about particular features of the delivery address which may affect the delivery (e.g. will there be time to unload/load? Do you live on a red route? Are there any height, width or weight restrictions? Are there any parking restrictions? Will the vehicle require a parking permit? Are there any time restrictions? Will delivery be at non-ground floor level? Is access to the delivery location made difficult due to narrow doors or staircases?) If the delivery is to a business address, are there any restrictions in terms of the opening hours?
- If you order in our showroom, you can provide us with this information, to one of our Sales representatives in our showroom.
- If you order online, please leave a note in the “comments” section whilst placing the order.
- If you order over the phone, with one of our sales representatives, you are able to leave a message with them, of the details of delivery access.
If you provide us with incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate information/instructions, we will give you a reasonable time to provide us with this information or we reserve the right to cancel the delivery by giving you written notice.
Delivery staff are not permitted to and shall not: remove doors, windows, doorframes etc. in order to complete the delivery (if these measures are required, you as a consumer, must undertake these actions; before delivery takes place as our couriers do not carry any specialised lifting equipment.
Acceptance of Ordered Goods, At Point of Delivery
Delivery will take place at the shipping address specified by you either during the online order process or on the sales receipt in-store. We ask you to provide us with two telephone numbers (Mobile and Home) and an email address so we can contact you easily and advise you of your delivery time.
You as a consumer are solely responsible for ensuring that we are able to make delivery to the specified shipping address and that you are available to accept delivery at this address on the delivery date, mutually agreed between yourself and the courier. Please try to inform us as soon as possible if you know that you are not going to be in, to accept delivery of the ordered goods. We will not be liable for any delay in delivery as a result of any act or omission by you.
If you are not personally available to accept delivery, you may appoint a representative to do so in your place. The representative must be an adult capable of receiving delivery on your behalf, and you agree that we will be entitled to rely on the representative’s instructions as if they were your own. Delivery staff is not permitted to leave any items that have not been signed for. A fee will incur upon you if no one is present to take the delivery or the drivers have to leave throug no fault of their own. This fee will be one fifth of total total amount.
You will be asked to sign the delivery document confirming that the delivery has taken place.
This will not affect your legal right to notify us if you subsequently find a defect in your goods.
This is an opportunity to inspect the goods further, before reporting any damages or missing parts to your ordered goods.
If you refuse to sign the delivery document (POD), this will be taken as refusal to accept delivery and the goods will be taken away by the courier and will be returned back to our warehouse in Ely and toy will incur a handling fee of one fifth of the total amount.
Once the goods have been delivered to your specified shipping address, you become the owner and responsible of those goods. From the point of acceptance of goods, they will be at your risk which means you will be held liable for any subsequent damage, loss or destruction.
We advise that any faulty, damaged or missing goods are reported to us as soon as possible. We also advise that photographic evidence is provided at the point of reporting the fault. (We advise you retain the original packaging until you are completely satisfied with your purchase.)
- You will be entitled to a full refund or a replacement if the goods are in fact deemed to be defective
- Please note that photographic evidence may be requested, of any faults or damages reported to us
- Any damaged goods or parcels, must be retained for inspection by Furniture in Fashion
- We also advise that you retain the packaging until you are fully satisfied with your purchase
Where it is established that Designer marble or the Courier are responsible for the damages to delivered goods, we will replace the damaged goods or we will arrange a collection of goods for a full refund which includes all amounts paid by yourself, for the product.
Cooling Off Period
You are entitled to a statutory cooling off period beginning from the date you placed your order online or over the telephone and ending 14 days after the date that the goods are received. We advise you to inform us in writing during the cooling off period that you are cancelling the contract (e-mails are accepted).
If you have not received the goods at the time of cancellation of the contract, and we have not processed the goods for delivery, we will refund to you all the monies paid by you for the goods in question including the delivery charges in the same form of payment originally used for the purchase as soon as possible, and in any event within 30 days of the cancellation being accepted.
If you have not received the goods at the time of cancellation of the contract, but we have processed the goods for delivery, and they are en route, you should reject the goods at point of delivery and not accept them. In this case a refund will be processed once the goods have been returned back to our warehouse in Ely, CB6 1RY. If delivery has been made by our courier service, this service will incur charges in excess of our standard delivery charges and we reserve the right to deduct these charges from your refund if your order is cancelled after dispatch or whilst in transit. We will make the refund in the same form of payment originally used for the purchase as soon as possible, and in any event within 30 days of your cancellation being accepted.
If you have decided to cancel goods after receipt, the goods must be returned to us as soon as possible. You are the owner of the goods once they have been delivered to you and you are liable for their loss or destruction. We will refund to you all the monies paid by you for the unwanted goods in question, including the original delivery charge if applicable, and excluding the cost of collection if that service has been rendered by us. The refund will be in the same form of payment originally used for the purchase as soon as possible, and in any event within 30 days of your order being accepted. This refund will be in full, however i f the value of the goods is diminished by any amount as a result of handling of the goods by you beyond what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics and functioning of the goods, we may recover that amount up to the contract price directly from you. If the returned goods have not been looked after by you with reasonable care and are not in the condition that they were in when delivered to you, we reserve the right to pursue a claim against you separately.
If you do not return the goods to us we shall be entitled to deduct the direct costs of recovering the goods from the amount to be refunded to you.
Delivery Policy for Ordered Goods
This section of the Delivery Terms applies only to purchases made on our website: www.designermarble.co.uk and does not apply to orders made in store, unless goods are to be delivered and not taken away on the day of purchase.
Once you have placed your order online, designer marble send you an order acknowledgement email which will indicate an estimated delivery date for your goods to the delivery address specified in your order.
- We try our best to meet the estimated delivery dates however there are times where we are unable to do this and your confirmed delivery date will be different
- We would advise you not to make any plans to accept your delivery, for example booking time off from work, until we have confirmed the date with you
- We aim to deliver your order within 4-5 days of your order how ever some products may take upto 30 days of placing your order, depending on stock availability and where you live, however most orders are delivered within 7 days
- We will, in any event, deliver the goods within 30 days of your order unless otherwise agreed by you and us
- “Special Order” goods will take longer to deliver as they are being delivered directly from our suppliers. In the majority of cases, these will be delivered within 45 days from placing your order. If your order includes any additional products that are not “Special Order” then a separate delivery will be made
- Within 72 hours of placing your order online, we will send you a delivery advice email which will confirm the planned delivery date and specify whether delivery will be made by our 2-man-delivery-service couriers. It will also set out your delivery number. If you have included a mobile telephone number, our couriers will contact you, to confirm a delivery time and date, mutually agreed between yourself and the courier
By agreeing to our terms and conditions, you agree to check the delivery advice email and ensure you will be available to accept delivery of the goods on the delivery date. If you are unavailable, please contact us or our courier, to confirm a different suitable date, as soon as possible and, in any event, no later than 48 hours before the planned delivery date by contacting the aftersales or sales representatives through our online ticket system or on 01353 967182.
If for any reason, you are unable to accept the delivery, on the mutually agreed time and date, there will be a re -delivery charge, which vary for orders with different total weights and can be advised by contacting the aftersales or sales representatives through our online ticket system or on 01353 967182.
If we use currier service.
- Our couriers update order tracking details within 24-48 hours before delivery
- You can then access a consignment number, to track your delivery whilst on its journey to you
- Use the tracking number provided within your dispatch message sent to your email, by Furniture in Fashion, on the website provided to you, for this courier service
Changing the date of delivery
If you would like to change the delivery time or date, then you must contact designer marble customer services representatives, who will inform you whether it is possible or not, for the delivery time or date to be changed.
Provided that the goods have not been dispatched for delivery, you may, before delivery, be able to amend the delivery date, or cancel your order by providing us with notice of such cancellation or amendment by using our online cancellation form http://customer-services.designermarble.co.uk/index.php?/Tickets/Submit (cancellation before dispatch is also applicable to “Special Orders”).
You’re right to cancel “off the shelf” goods
Where you place an order through designer marble for standard products which are not made to your specification you can cancel your order at any time before the goods are dispatched to you and we will provide a full refund of the price of the goods and any delivery and other charges which you have incurred.
Following dispatch of the goods, we advise you to notify us if you no longer require the goods. This means that if you change your mind about the goods, or for any other reason you decide you do not want to keep the goods, you can notify us of your decision to cancel the contract, and then return the goods to us for a refund.
Nothing within this returns policy or the general terms and conditions affects your statutory rights under law, and in particular you will always be entitled to return goods to us for a full refund if they were mis-described, or are not of satisfactory quality or reasonably fit for their purpose and we cannot remedy the fault to your reasonable satisfaction. In such circumstances, we will refund the price of the goods in full. However due to the sheer weight of our marble products returning must meet a certain criterias. As mentioned previously if the product is mis-described or not of satisfactory quality and not fit for porpuse. However if you are looking to return after it has been delivered to you because you have changed your mind (no fault of the product) then it is your responsibility to return the product to us which includes your responibility of its cost and its packaging. You will be advised to keep original packaging on delivery. Once recieved we will quality check the product and refund you the difference.
How to cancel
If you wish to cancel an order or contract, you just need to let us know that you have decided to cancel. You can do this in writing.
You can alternatively complete the online form via the link: http://customer-services.designermarble.co.uk/index.php?/Tickets/Submit , in which case we will email you to confirm that we have received your cancellation. You will also receive a cancelation form with the terms and conditions by email after you have purchased your goods.
In addition, you may also give us written notice of your cancellation. This can be done by writing to us at Lifestyle and home (GB) ltd, unit 4, chettisham Business park, Lynn Road, Ely Cambridgeshire, CB6 1RY. You must include your order number in the written notice, and clearly specify which goods you wish to return.
Whether you send your cancellation notice by post or online, the cancellation will take effect on the day it is sent to us. An automatic response using our online cancellation form, will be sent to yourself to confirm you have filled this online form in.
Where you cancel the contract after the goods have been delivered you agree to return the goods to us by following the procedure set out below.
We fully understand that your circumstances may alter and so you have the right to cancel your order as stated above, whereby we request that you put this in writing. Any cancellations made on an order, during or after dispatch, may be subject to a charge.
Any requests for assembly of products must be made in writing. If a cancellation request is made during assembly of a product, then fees paid for this assembly will not be refunded back to your account. If a cancellation request however, is made after assembly of a product, then these assembly fees will not be refunded back to your account.Please also note that the assembly charges are non-refundable after its dispatch, in case if there is any fault, manufacturing defects, damages, flaws, imperfections or with any other issues whatsoever it may be.
If we receive your request to cancel your order, after dispatch, or while in transit, you may incur an additional charge to have the goods returned back to our warehouse. If your order has been dispatched, please ensure the delivery is marked as refused and a refund will be processed once the goods have been returned back to our warehouse in ely, CB6 1RY. If delivery has been made by our 2-man delivery service couriers, this service will incur charges in excess of our standard delivery charges and we reserve the right to deduct these charges from your refund if your order is cancelled after dispatch or whilst in transit .
Returning your goods
If the goods have been delivered to you before you decide to cancel your contract, we advise that you return the goods to us without delay.
If you would like to return the goods yourself, you can take them to our Ely Showroom address Lifestyle and Home unit 4 Chettisham business park, Lynn road, Ely Cambridgeshire, CB6 1RY. You will need to take all of the goods you are returning, together with a copy of your Order Acknowledgment email, delivery receipt and the payment card with which you paid for the goods.
To arrange collection of the unwanted goods please contact by contacting us or alternatively you can speak to a Sales Advisor on 01353 666447 . Please have your order number and delivery receipt to hand. We will then arrange for your unwanted goods to be collected by a Sales representative.
You agree to return the goods in full and Designer marble also request that you return the packaging with the goods where possible. You are responsible for the cost of returning the goods, unless the goods are faulty or not as described, in which case we will refund any reasonable costs you incur in returning the item to us. If you are returning your goods because they are faulty or incorrect, no collection fee will be charged.
If you decide to return the goods, with your own courier, and we receive the goods damaged whilst in transit, you are responsible for the costs of the damage that has been incurred and a charge will be made for the damage to the goods.
If you decide to return goods to us after you have started to assemble them then you should disassemble them to the extent necessary to allow them to be properly returned. However, if disassembly is reasonably likely to cause damage to an item plea se leave it assembled and let us know by contacting us or alternatively you can speak to a sales advisor on 01353 666447 .
Taking reasonable care of the goods
You agree to take reasonable care of the goods from the time that they are delivered to you until the time that they are returned.
Conditions of Collection
Collection of the goods will only take place from the delivery address to which they were delivered and will be subject to the following conditions:
- You agree to provide designer Marble with as much detail as possible of relevant features of the delivery address which floor the items are to be collected from, whether there are any narrow doors etc.) in order to help our representative prepare for the collection
- You agree to ensure that there is suitable access to the chosen collection location
- If our representative reasonably considers that collection from the room of your choice is likely to cause damage to the goods or to your property, they will inform you and record this concern on the collection document. You may instruct our representative to collect the goods in spite of such concern but we will not be liable for any damage caused to your property or to the goods as a consequence of us attempting collection on your instructions (provided that reasonable care is taken in collecting the goods)
- You agree to give our representative all goods which are being returned, including all component parts of such goods and all related items or accessories (and if possible the original packaging) which are included in the price of the goods being returned
- A collection document must be signed by you to confirm that the collection has taken place. The collection document will be provided by the representative who comes to collect your goods
- If you are not personally available to accept delivery of the goods you may appoint a representative to do so on your behalf. The representative must be an adult capable of supervising collection on your behalf, and you agree that we will be entitled to rely on the representative’s instructions as if they were your own
Refunding your money
We will refund the price you paid for the goods and credit the refund you are due to the credit or debit card that you made payment with. We will make any refunds due to you as soon as possible and in any event within the deadlines indicated below:
We will make any refunds due to you within a reasonable period of time after we have received the goods. Returns: In store
The terms and conditions apply to all goods purchased from our Furniture in Fashion store.
Your rights to cancel “off the shelf” goods
We advise that you return goods if you have changed your mind together with proof of purchase for a full refund.
We will refund the price you paid for the goods and credit the refund, you are due to the credit or debit card that you made payment with.
Your consumer rights
This returns policy does not take away any statutory rights you may have. For more information contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau www.citizensadvice.org.uk.
This returns policy is in accordance with your right to cancel a contract formed at a distance under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013.
These terms and conditions shall be regulated by UK Laws and Regulations. In the event of a dispute, the Laws and Regulations of English Law shall govern any actions related to these terms.
Please note all items are sent flat packed unless stated otherwise.
Items ordered with assembly service will take additional 7 days to dispatch.
Our delivery teams will ONLY deliver ground floor without a working lift. If the lift is working and the goods can fit in the lift we can deliver to any floor. Any deliveries above ground floor where the lift is NOT working or there is NO LIFT, will can ONLY be deliver to the ground floor.
If you would like more information about designer marble, or want to get in touch with us, please contact us or you can speak to an Designer marble advisor by calling 01353 967182.