All orders and transactions between Squark Design Ltd and the customer are accepted on these conditions of sale only. It is the responsibility of the customer to read such conditions before entering upon a transaction. The terms you will read form a contract between the customer using our website and Squark Design Ltd. By placing an order you are agreeing to these, if you do not agree, please do not use our website. You may wish to print or save a copy of these. Squark Design Ltd reserve the right to update these conditions, with a dated amendment. The date of last amendment of these conditions is 20th March 2022.
Squark Design Ltd trading terms and conditions shall apply to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions, unless an agreement is in writing and signed by a representative of Squark Design Ltd and the Customer.
Designs may vary, without any liability, the content of the site, including quotations, sales literature or other documents as long as such alterations do not materially affect the quality of the goods.
All products are printed by hand, as such Squark Design Ltd shall endeavour to match the colour, style and positioning on each item however Squark Design Ltd is unable to guarantee an exact match. Colours may vary depending on the screen that they are viewed on – this is beyond our control and for which we accept no responsibility.
All prices quoted on Squark Design Ltd website are in British Pounds Sterling. Online prices include VAT (Value Added Tax) when applicable.
Squark Design Ltd is entitled to increase the price of goods at any time prior to printing the product(s) due to factors beyond our control, however once the product(s) has been printed Squark Design Ltd will honour the price as per the email agreement with the customer.
Quotes are valid for a period of 30 days unless otherwise agreed in writing by Squark Design Ltd. A quote is a separate agreement between Squark Design Ltd and the customer and as such the customer is not entitled to any further discount as advertised on the website.
The customer shall pay for all goods prior to design, print and dispatch due to the personalised nature of trade unless otherwise agreed in writing between Squark Design Ltd and the customer.
Should an agreement be accepted between Squark Design Ltd and the customer, Squark Design Ltd is entitled to invoice the customer for payment before work starts on the order as the product is bespoke.
The customer shall make payment without deduction or setoff within 30 days of the date upon the invoice. Payment is to be made by bank transfer.
In making payment the customer is within agreement that they are the account holder and that sufficient funds are held to honour the payment.
If payment has not been made within 30 days of the invoiced date, Squark Design Ltd is entitled to (a) suspend any further orders for the customer, and (b) charge the customer interest at a rate of 2% a month or part thereof from the date such monies are due until payment in full is made, and (c) pass on all collection charges to the customer that are incurred in the collection of the monies, until payment in full is made.
Squark Design Ltd reserve the right to cancel any order at any time and issue a full refund to the customer
No goods are sold to the customer on a sale or return basis. The customer has no right to reject or return the goods without the consent of Squark Design Ltd. As goods are personalised a ‘cooling off’ period is not applicable. Personalised items may not be exchanged or refunded should the customer request an incorrect size at time of order. Your statutory rights are not affected. Your local trading standards or citizens advice will be able to provide further advice for you.
Squark Design Ltd reserves the right to cancel and refund with immediate effect all orders relating to images Squark Design Ltd deem to be copyright, or have justifiable concern that images requested to be printed are copyright or detriment to the Squark Design Ltd brand. Your order is only deemed as accepted by us once the order is printed and dispatched. Up to this point we reserve the right to cancel and refund any order we feel is, racist, threatening, absence or indecent, pornographic, discriminating, or likely to incite bad feeling. Any order we have no payment or stock is not available will be cancelled and refunded. If we are unable to manage your requested delivery date or your order is to be delivered outside the UK your order will be cancelled and refunded. If we have made a price or description error we reserve the right to cancel.
Squark Design Ltd shall endeavour to make amendments to requested orders as timely as possible. Once an on-line order has been processed, no cancellations will be accepted. However we can modify your order providing we are notified within at least 4 hours from placement of original order. However if this request is received after the product has been printed Squark Design shall not be liable for the cost of a reprint.
Any dates provided for delivery are approximate only, and Squark Design Ltd is not responsible for the timely receipt of goods once dispatched to the customer. As such, late deliveries will not be refunded, and payment will be pursued due to the personalised nature of our products. Our working hours are Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4pm. We do not include weekends or Bank Holidays in the working hours quoted for print and dispatch purposes, although we may work outside these hours and contact you accordingly regarding your order. Orders not received within 7 working days of dispatch must be reported to Squark Design Ltd by email. Failure to notify us within this period may result in Squark Design Ltd not accepting any responsibility for items dispatched and not delivered/received. If a delivery has failed by the recipient not being available and the goods are returned to Squark Design Ltd, Squark Design Ltd will charge a resend fee based on the current postal rates. Should the address supplied be incorrect or incomplete we accept no responsibility or liability for items not received. Once you receive your dispatch email you must timely monitor the delivery of goods and contact Squark Design Ltd quickly if a delay appears.
Delivery costs shall be displayed clearly prior to completing the purchase. They will indicate the current price for Royal Mail and if applicable Courier.
Damaged goods must be reported to Squark Design Ltd within 48 hours of delivery by email, failure to do so and Squark Design Ltd will not accept responsibility and the customer shall not be entitled to reject the goods.
Upon agreement by email Squark Design Ltd will cover the cost for the return of the product(s) using either 1st or 2nd class post, or courier costs on larger orders. Products must be received by Squark Design Ltd to qualify for a replacement free of charge. A refund may be considered at the discretion of Squark Design Ltd. A refund or replacement will not be offered in the instance that an image of poor quality has been supplied by the customer and printed by Squark Design Ltd.
Colour and Sample Matching
Squark Design Ltd will endeavour to match colours as closely as possible. Exact colour matching onto different substrates is not always possible and Squark Design Ltd is unable to guarantee an exact match. As such the customer has no right to reject or return the goods on these grounds. Should the customer have concerns regarding the colour match on multiple orders of the same design Squark Design Ltd recommends that a sample is obtained, to proceed without a sample is at the sole risk of the customer. All products are printed by hand, as such Squark Design Ltd shall endeavour to match the colour, style and positioning on each item however Squark Design Ltd is unable to guarantee an exact match.
Squark Design Ltd does not accept responsibility for the quality of images sent to us, ‘the higher the quality of image the better the print’. Licensed or copyright images, logos or trademarks must not be submitted to Squark Design Ltd by the customer for reprint without the consent of the owner. Squark Design Ltd shall not be liable for any claim or expense arising out of any illegal or libellous matter printed for the customer or any infringement of copyright or patent or similar right resulting from compliance of the customers instructions either expressed or implied. Any legal costs incurred in such matter shall be borne by the customer.
Squark Design Ltd reserves the right to cancel and refund with immediate effect all orders relating to images Squark Design Ltd deem to be copyright, or have justifiable concern that images requested to be printed are copyright or detriment to the Squark Design Ltd brand. Squark Design Ltd is not responsible for checking ownership of images or identifying copyright images.
Maps & Copyright
Our antique maps that we use on our products are licensed by a number of different sources. The original antique maps have been scanned and geo-referenced so that the digital image of the map can be linked to the relevant place or postcode on a modern day google map. We use maps dated from 1800 to 1965 so please be aware that modern place names or areas of interest may not always marked on vintage maps. We cannot be responsible for political, religious or territorial persuasions.
Squark Design Ltd design offers an On Line Service that is designed to provide the customer with the opportunity to view an illustration of their image on our products. Squark Design Ltd shall then resize the image to provide the customer with a product of optimal quality. Squark Design Ltd accepts no responsibility for poor quality images submitted to us. The better the image supplied to Squark Design Ltd the better the print.
Squark Design Ltd does not accept responsibility for customer input or spelling mistakes on orders. Squark Design Ltd does not accept responsibility for errors on larger orders once a printing proof has been accepted by email with the customer.
Except in the case of death or personal injury caused by negligence on behalf of Squark Design Ltd, Squark Design Ltd will not be liable to the customer by reason of any representation, implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law, or under the express terms of the conditions for any consequential loss or damage (whether for loss or profit or otherwise), costs, expenses or other claims for consequential compensation whatsoever which arise out of, or in connection with the supply of the goods or their use or resale by the customer.
Squark Design Ltd makes every effort to ensure that its products are safe to use and compatible with existing interior decoration. However, if damage occurs to the paintwork or walls, or your wallpaper or vinyl does not apply to a surface, we can accept no responsibility for damage incurred as a result of the following issues:
* Damp, condensation or mould
* Poorly plastered walls
* Peeling or flaking paintwork
* Freshly painted surfaces
* Applying vinyls to uneven wall surfaces, such as textured wallpapers or damaged walls
Whilst Squark Design Ltd endeavours to keep the website and emails free from viruses, trojans, worms and any other similar such ailments, Squark Design Ltd shall not be liable to the customer or site visitors for any destructive results.
Squark Design Ltd shall not be liable to the customer or be deemed to be in breach of the contract of sale for any delay in performing, or any failure to perform, any of Squark Design Ltd obligations in relation to the goods if the delay or failure was due to any reason beyond Squark Design Ltd reasonable control.
Any contract formed under these conditions of sale shall be construed and enforced in accordance with English Law in the Courts of England and Wales.
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