Ara Living Limited is registered in England and Wales under company number 10506490.
Our registered office is at 160 Kemp House, City Road, London EC1V 2NX, United Kingdom (this is not an address for returns).
ARA LIVING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Website and Ara Living Limited (trading as ‘Ara Living’), the owner(s) of this Website. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should stop using the Website immediately.
No part of this Website is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance. Your order constitutes a contractual offer and our acceptance of that offer is deemed to occur upon our sending a dispatch email to you indicating that your order has been fulfilled and is on its way to you.
- Definitions and Interpretation
In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:
means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Paid Content and / or any communications System on the Website;
means any third party responsible for transporting purchased Goods from our Premises to customers;
means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website;
means any products that Ara Living advertises and / or makes available for sale through this Website;
means Ara Living Limited, 160 Kemp House, City Road, London EC1V 2NX, United Kingdom company number 10506490.
means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Ara Living makes available through the Website either now or in the future;
means any details required for the purchase of Goods from this Website. This includes, but is not limited to, credit / debit card numbers, bank account numbers and sort codes;
means collectively any orders, invoices, dispatch notes, receipts or similar that may be in hard copy or electronic form;
Means our place(s) of business located at 160 Kemp House, City Road, London EC1V 2NX, United Kingdom
means any online communications infrastructure that Ara Living makes available through the Website either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;
“User” / “Users”
means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by Ara Living and acting in the course of their employment; and
means the website that you are currently using (http://araliving.com) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain.araliving.com) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
- Age Restrictions
Persons under the age of 18 should use this Website only with the supervision of an Adult. Payment Information must be provided by or with the permission of an Adult.
- Business Customers
These Terms and Conditions do not apply to customers buying Goods in the course of business.
- International Customers
If Goods are being ordered from outside Ara Living’s country of residence (United Kingdom), import duties and taxes may be incurred once your Goods reach their destination. Ara Living is not responsible for these charges and we undertake to make no calculations or estimates in this regard. If you are buying internationally, you are advised to contact your local customs authorities for further details on costs and procedures. As the purchaser of the Goods, you will also be the importer of record and as such should ensure that your purchase is in full compliance with the laws of the country into which the Goods are being imported. Please be aware that Goods may be inspected on arrival at port for customs purposes and Ara Living cannot guarantee that the packaging of your Goods will be free of signs of tampering.
- Intellectual Property
5.1 Subject to the exceptions in Clause 6 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Ara Living, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.
5.2 Subject to Clause 7 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Website unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by Ara Living.
- Third Party Intellectual Property
6.1 Unless otherwise expressly indicated, all Intellectual Property rights including, but not limited to, Copyright and Trademarks, in product images and descriptions belong to the manufacturers or distributors of such products as may be applicable.
6.2 Subject to Clause 7 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use such material unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by the relevant manufacturer or supplier.
- Fair Use of Intellectual Property
Material from the Website may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.
- Links to Other Websites
This Website may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Ara Living or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
- Links to this Website
Those wishing to place a link to this Website on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site http://araliving.com without prior permission. Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of Ara Living. To find out more please contact us by email at email@example.com
- Use of Communications Facilities
10.1 When using the enquiry form or any other System on the Website you should do so in accordance with the following rules:
10.1.1 You must not use obscene or vulgar language;
10.1.2 You must not submit Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
10.1.3 You must not submit Content that is intended to promote or incite violence;
10.1.4 It is advised that submissions are made using the Englih language(s) as we may be unable to respond to enquiries submitted in any other languages;
10.1.5 The means by which you identify yourself must not violate these Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws;
10.1.6 You must not impersonate other people, particularly employees and representatives of Ara Living or our affiliates; and
10.1.7 You must not use our System for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or “junk mail”.
10.2 You acknowledge that Ara Living reserves the right to monitor any and all communications made to us or using our System.
10.3 You acknowledge that Ara Living may retain copies of any and all communications made to us or using our System.
10.4 You acknowledge that any information you send to us through our System or post on the enquiry form may be modified by us in any way and you hereby waive your moral right to be identified as the author of such information. Any restrictions you may wish to place upon our use of such information must be communicated to us in advance and we reserve the right to reject such terms and associated information.
11.1 In order to purchase Goods on this Website and to use the enquiry form facilities you are required to create an Account which will contain certain personal details and Payment Information which may vary based upon your use of the Website as we may not require payment information until you wish to make a purchase. By continuing to use this Website you represent and warrant that:
11.1.1 all information you submit is accurate and truthful;
11.1.2 you have permission to submit Payment Information where permission may be required; and
11.1.3 you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.
Your creation of an Account is further affirmation of your representation and warranty.
11.2 It is recommended that you do not share your Account details, particularly your username and password. Ara Living accepts no liability for any losses or damages incurred as a result of your Account details being shared by you. If you use a shared computer, it is recommended that you do not save your Account details in your internet browser.
11.3 If you have reason to believe that your Account details have been obtained by another without consent, you should contact Ara Living immediately to suspend your Account and cancel any unauthorised purchases that may be pending. Please be aware that purchases can only be cancelled until they are dispatched. In the event that an unauthorised purchase is dispatched prior to your notifying us of the unauthorised nature of the purchase, Ara Living accepts no liability or responsibility and you should make contact with the Carrier detailed in the Purchase Information.
11.4 When choosing your username you are required to adhere to the terms set out above in Clause 10. Any failure to do so could result in the suspension and/or deletion of your Account.
- Termination and Cancellation
12.1 Either Ara Living or you may terminate your Account. If Ara Living terminates your Account, you will be notified by email and an explanation for the termination will be provided. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to terminate without giving reasons.
12.2 If Ara Living terminates your Account, any current or pending purchases on your Account will not be cancelled and will be dispatched.
12.3 Ara Living reserves the right to cancel purchases without stating reasons, for any reason prior to processing payment and dispatch.
12.4 If purchases are cancelled for any reason prior to dispatch you will be refunded any monies paid in relation to those purchases.
12.5 If you terminate your Account any non-dispatched purchases will be cancelled and you will be refunded any monies paid in relation to those purchases.
- Goods, Pricing and Availability
13.1 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all graphical representations and descriptions of Goods available from Ara Living correspond to the actual Goods, Ara Living is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions. This does not exclude our liability for mistakes due to negligence on our part and refers only to variations of the correct Goods, not different Goods altogether. Please refer to Clause 15.1 for incorrect Goods.
13.2 Where appropriate, you may be required to select the required size, design, colour and other features of the Goods that you are purchasing.
13.3 Ara Living does not represent or warrant that such Goods will be available. Stock indications may be provided on the Website however these may not take into account sales that have taken place during your visit to the web site.
13.4 All pricing information on the Website is correct at the time of going online. Ara Living reserves the right to change prices and alter or remove any special offers from time to time and as necessary.
13.5 In the event that prices are changed during the period between an order being placed for Goods and Ara Living processing that order and taking payment, you will be contacted prior to your order being processed with details of the new price;
14.1 By placing an order with Ara Living you agree to and accept these Terms. If you are unhappy with or unclear about any aspect of these terms, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post using the address given above. By placing an order via the Website you are making an offer to Ara Living to purchase the goods detailed in your order upon the terms described in your order.
Once you have placed an order for goods (and delivery, if applicable) we will send you confirmation that your order has been received but this is not a confirmation that your offer to purchase the goods (or for them to be delivered) has been accepted. A contract between you and Ara Living for the sale and delivery of our goods will only exist once an order has been accepted, processed and despatched to you. We will take payment from your credit/debit/PayPal account at the time you place your order. This does not affect your legal rights.
Prices and availability of goods are subject to change without notice.
Please note that a delivery charge will be added to your order value where appropriate. Please see our delivery terms and charges (where applicable) here.
We will notify you by way of email when your goods are to be dispatched to you. The message will contain details of estimated delivery times in addition to any reasons for a delay in the delivery of the Goods purchased by you.
For international shipments the customer is regarded as the importer and responsible for all laws and regulations of the country receiving the goods and responsible for any import duties or taxes
- Gift Card/ E-Gift Card Or Gift Voucher(“Gift Tender”)
Ara Living Gift Tender can be used or redeemed online (Subject to website terms and conditions). Gift Tender may be exchanged for goods the price of which being equal to or lower than the balance or value of the Gift Tender. Gift Tender can be used as a complete or partial payment. If a purchase exceeds the redeemer’s Gift Tender balance or value, the remaining amount must be paid with another method of payment. If any item purchased with Gift Tender is subsequently exchanged for an item of a lower price or refunded, any money owing to you will be refunded via the form of Gift Tender originally used for such purchase.
Gift Tender cannot be resold, transferred for value or exchanged for cash. Gift Tender cannot be used to purchase other Gift Tender. Gift Tender is not cheque guarantee, credit or charge cards.
Gift Tender cannot be returned or refunded, except in accordance with your legal rights.
Ara Living shall not be liable or responsible for lost, stolen, destroyed or damaged Gift Tender, or if Gift Tender is used without your permission. Ara Living is unable to replace Gift Tender if lost or stolen.
Ara Living shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to, technical and computer faults, failures and malfunctions or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure.
Ara Living reserves the right to refuse to accept any Gift Tender (and to take alternative forms of payment) which it deems to have been tampered with, or which otherwise is suspected to be affected from fraud.
By purchasing, using or accepting Gift Tender you confirm your acknowledgement and acceptance of these terms and conditions. Ara Living reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time, without notice and to take appropriate action, including the cancellation of Gift Tender, if, in its discretion, it deems such action necessary. This does not affect your legal rights. Ara Living is the sole issuer and obligator to you. Ara Living may assign its issuer duties without recourse.
The remainder of these Terms shall apply to all purchases of goods made using Gift Tender. To the extent that there is any conflict or inconsistency between the Terms and these Gift Tender Terms, these Gift Tender Terms shall take precedence prevailing over the provisions of the Terms.
E-gift cards are available in various denominations with a minimum value of £30 and a maximum value of £150.
E-gift cards are valid for 24 months from date of last use whereby the remaining balance will be deducted, after such time the Gift Tender shall expire. Last use is when a E-gift card has been activated or redeemed.
There are no limitations on how many times a E-gift card can be used (until the balance is £0.00).
E-gift cards will be dispatched by email to your designated email account you’ve provided to us, as soon as Ara Living is in receipt of cleared payment for the E-gift card.
Ara Living shall not be liable or responsible for E-gift cards that are unable to be delivered due to your error (for example, typing errors, misspelt or incorrect email addresses), spam filters, firewalls or mailbox restrictions.
- Returns Policy
Ara Living aims to always provide high quality Goods that are fault free and undamaged. On occasion however, goods may need to be returned. Returns are governed by these Terms and Conditions.
15.1 Your right to cancel
You have a legal right to change your mind and cancel your order within 14 days of receipt and receive a refund of all charges for the cancelled goods. You will then need to return the item(s) by post at your own cost. To change or cancel your order before dispatch, please contact email@example.com. Please see further the Delivery & Returns page for information on how to cancel your order after receipt of your products.
15.2 Our returns policy
Our returns policy applies in addition to your legal right to cancel above and does not affect your legal rights in respect of faulty or misdescribed products.
If you return any products in accordance with our returns policy, we will be happy to offer you an exchange or, if you wish, a refund provided that the products are returned complete, in perfect condition, unused, unwashed and with the original packaging. Items can be returned outside this period if they are found to be faulty but please take extra care to read any specific care instructions provided with your purchase. Return of an item is at your own cost unless the item is faulty. For further details please visit our Delivery & Returns page
Ara Living is not responsible for paying shipment costs. You will be given the option to have the Goods replaced with those ordered (if available) or to be refunded through the payment method used by you when purchasing the Goods. Refunds and replacements will be issued upon our receipt of the returned Goods.
If any Goods you have purchased have faults when they are delivered to you, you should contact Ara Living within 30 days to arrange a replacement or refund. Goods must be returned in their original condition with all packaging and documentation. Upon receipt of the returned Goods, the price of the Goods, as paid by you, will be refunded to you through the payment method used by you when purchasing the Goods.
15.3 If Goods are damaged in transit and the damage is apparent on delivery, you should sign the delivery note to the effect that the goods have been damaged. In any event, you should report such damage to Ara Living within 10 days. Upon receipt of the returned Goods, the price of the Goods, as paid by you, will be refunded to you through the payment method used by you when purchasing the Goods.
15.4 If you wish to return Goods to Ara Living for any of the above reasons, please contact us using firstname.lastname@example.org.
15.5 Ara Living reserves the right to exercise discretion with respect to any returns under these Terms and Conditions. Factors which may be taken into account in the exercise of this discretion include, but are not limited to:
15.5.1 Any use or enjoyment that you may have already had out of the Goods;
15.5.2 Any characteristics of the Goods which may cause them to deteriorate or expire rapidly;
15.5.4 Any discounts that may have formed part of the purchase price of the Goods to reflect any lack of quality made known to the Customer at the time of purchase.
Such discretion to be exercised only within the confines of the law.
17.1 Ara Living makes no warranty or representation that the Website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Services.
17.2 No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.
17.3 No part of this Website is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.
17.4 Whilst Ara Living uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses and other malware, all Users are advised to take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers.
- Changes to the Service and these Terms and Conditions
Ara Living reserves the right to change the Website, its Content or these Terms and Conditions at any time. You will be bound by any changes to the Terms and Conditions from the first time you use the Website following the changes. If Ara Living is required to make any changes to Terms and Conditions relating to sale of Goods by law, these changes will apply automatically to any orders currently pending in addition to any orders placed by you in the future.
- Availability of the Website
19.1 The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.
19.2 Ara Living accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
- Limitation of Liability
20.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, Ara Living accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Website and its Content at their own risk.
20.2 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Ara Living’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of Ara Living.
20.3 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Ara Living’s liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising out of the incorrect delivery of Goods or out of reliance on incorrect information included on the Website.
20.4 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these Terms and Conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining Terms and Conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.
- No Waiver
In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.
- Previous Terms and Conditions
In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
- Third Party Rights
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall confer any rights upon any third party. The agreement created by these Terms and Conditions is between you and Ara Living.
24.1 All notices / communications shall be given to us by email to email@example.com. Such notice will be deemed received the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day before 5pm GMT and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.
24.2 Ara Living may from time to time send you information about our products and/or services. If you do not wish to receive such information, please click on the Unsubscribe link in any email which you receive from us, if for any reason you cannot find an unsubscribe link then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can action the same.
25.1 In the event you have a complaint regarding a product or service purchased from Ara Living please contact us at email@example.com.
- Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and Ara Living shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and Ara Living and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.