AINSWORTH terms and conditions

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any of the products (Products) listed on our website www.ainsworthpaddles.co.uk (our site) to you.  These terms and conditions only apply if you are buying as a consumer.  Trade Customers are subject to our trade terms.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before ordering any products from our site.  You should understand that by ordering any of our products, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.  You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.
Please tick the box marked “I agree to Terms and Conditions” at the end of ordering process if you accept them.  Please understand that if you refuse to accept these terms and conditions, you will not be able to order any products from our site.

Information about us
www.ainsworthpaddles.co.uk is a site operated by Sporting Composites (UK) Limited (we).  We are registered in England and Wales under company number 4400426 and with our registered office at Sporting Composites Ltd. 76 The Green, Twickenham, Middx, TW2 5AG.  Our main trading name and address is Ainsworth Paddles. 76 The Green, Twickenham, Middx, TW2 5AG Our VAT number is GB787564370.
 
Shipping & Delivery

SHIPPING POLICY
All paddles are made to order and as such require 1-3 Business Days processing time before shipping if stock is available, if stock is not available please see the item description for the appropriate lead times. AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) does not guarantee same day shipping. AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) does not process orders during weekends.
 
Shipping Charges
 
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) ships each order via four different postal services:
1. Royal Mail (no tracking); www.posta.si
2. FedEx: Full tracking possible, all informations you can get at www.fedex.com
3. DHL express: Full tracking possible, all informations you can get at www.dhl.com
4. TNT express: Full tracking possible, all informations you can get at www.tnt.com
Rates are automatically calculated by Online Shipping Calculator by accordance of volumetric weight.
Shipping charges will be added to your order on third stage of making the order/ check out. Since shipping cost is based on region, charges cannot be figured until you provide requested information. Shipping information is displayed immediately following the bill to and ship to information in the check out process. This allows you to view shipping fees before any charges are placed Please make sure to select your preferred method. Not selected the correct delivery country will result in order cancelation.
 
- Shipping charges are not included in the price of the item.
- Shipping time is not guaranteed; shipping cost is also not guaranteed.
- We are sorry, but we cannot refund the shipping charges for weather related delays.
- AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) does not take responsibility for delayed arrivals on packages shipped to rural areas.
- AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) does not take responsibility for delayed arrivals due to closed or delayed airport activity.
 
International Shipping
 
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) ships worldwide. Pay Pal payment or Card payment is the preferred method for international orders; direct money transfer is also an option. International orders may require some forms of identification before processing. If web shop system cannot offer you shipping to your country or area that you reside in, please send us e-mail so we can check and possibly add your country or region in our system. If we may not be able process your order, we will cancel your order and refund payment if already made. We cannot and will not ship to the USA.
Overseas orders may be subject to import tax. We do not charge for this tax, so the customer will have to take care of it separately. You are responsible for, if any customs, duties, taxes, or additional fees your country or the shipping company charges to import these items. AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) does not sate the shipping products as "RMA parts" or "free samples" or "state low value" for the orders made in web shop so please do not ask us for that as this is against laws.
 
We are not responsible for any package that is damaged or lost due to another country’s customs or postal service. Shipping time is not guaranteed; shipping cost is also not guaranteed. If the item is lost, damaged, or delayed by the shipping service - we are not responsible. No refunds, credits, or replacements will be given by AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD).
 
P.O. Box Shipping
 
Our courier companies can't deliver if address is P.O. Box. If Customer puts P.O. Box address as shipping address, AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) will contact customer via e-mail asking for alternative address that is not P.O. Box. If customer does not reply within 3 days, AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) will cancel the order and fully refund the payment.
 
Please contact AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) for available countries and for more information.
All International shipments are subject to possible delays due to customs and may incur additional customs duties or taxes.  We have no control over these charges and are not responsible for additional incurred customs charges.  Items are declared based on their charged value; we do not accept customer requests to markdown the item declarations (You would be defrauding your government which is illegal and punishable!) Any items shipped from one country to another are subject to customs fees.  So far we have received feedback from a very small percentage of international customers who have indicated that have had to pay customs fees, so we believe the majority of customers pay little or no customs charges.  But by placing an international order with us, you are acknowledging that you understand there may be customs fees in addition to the item costs and agree to pay any additional fees that are imposed.
 
Shipping Charges for Returns
 
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) provides shipping to the sender only. Unless otherwise noted, shipping on products and returns is non refundable, and returning a product comes at the expense of the customer. Customer will be responsible for paying shipping to AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) for parts, accessories.
If you are returning a product we will only refund the cost of the product and your shipping when the refund has been agreed by us. A refund for the shipping cost will only be agreed if the appropriate packaging has been used and the product is in good order on its return.
Privacy & Security
Privacy Policy
To process your order, we require your name, billing address, phone number and email address. We use this information to process your order and, if any questions should arise, to contact you about your order.
 
If we need to contact you, we will contact you via email first. If unsuccessful (or time is critical), we will try to contact you by phone. We will always include your order number with any email, as this helps us to keep track of communications. No sensitive data is passed on via email.
 
Any information provided by you will be used for AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) purposes only. However, AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) may need to provide your name and delivery address to third parties that are involved in the processing of your order uses for delivering specific services to you (for example, the financial institution that issued your credit card or the courier that delivers your order).
 
Your information will not be shared with individual or other companies (such as direct mail organizations or other third parties) unless required by law.
 
There are times when we may request information from you, such as your, name, address and e-mail address. When additional information is requested, we will try to let you know at the time of collection how we intend to use the personal information you provide, such as respond to your inquiry, accept an order, conduct a survey or allow you to access specific information such as account information, etc. We do our best to maintain the accuracy of any personal information you do supply to us.
 
You can help AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) update and maintain the accuracy of any personal information you supply by using the account profile pages or notifying Ainsworth Paddles (Sporting Composites Ltd) of any changes to your address, title, phone number or e-mail address.
 
 
Cookie Information
Cookies are small bits of text used by a browser to store information on your computer’s hard drive. Each cookie can only be read by the web server that originally issued it.
Cookies cannot profile your system or collect information from your hard drive. Most On-Line retailers use cookies.
 
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) uses Cookies to let us know you are a prior customer and thus you will not need to re-enter certain information every time you shop at the site. We do not use cookies to store credit card numbers, address information or any other personal information.
 
 
Returns & Replacements
Damaged Items: All shipping packages are fully insured. If you receive a damaged package, you must notify us immediately by e-mail. Sending back damaged merchandise voids the shipping insurance and no credit will be given. Damaged packages must be held for seven days with original packaging for courier’s company inspection.
 
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) products and parts that are purchased directly from AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) by an end-user customer may be returned by Customer in accordance with AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) "Return Policy" in effect on the date of the invoice. Products returned for credit must be received within 15 days of invoice date and a 15% restocking fee will apply. Product must be returned within 30 days. Systems are returnable for repair or replacement only.
 
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) will not assess a restocking fee for defective products. A qualified AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) technician will test each returned product for defects.
 
Warranty is void if a product has been tampered with in a way in which it was not designed. Misuse, modification, handling damage (i.e. dropping) will void warranty. Returned items must be in »like new« condition. Returns will not be accepted without an authorized RMA number, which is valid for 14 days after being issued.
 
Customers will be responsible for return shipping charges on merchandise. The customer is responsible for shipping the product back. This is analogous to paying for gas to drive a product back to a store you bought from to return it. Please ship using a carrier that provides a tracking number and proof of delivery. We recommend GLS, DHL, TNT, UPS or Fed Ex. AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) will not be responsible for items lost by the carrier. Valid proof of delivery must include the receipt signature of an authorized AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) employee.
 
Exchanges
From time to time, AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) may, in its sole discretion, exchange products or portions of a product. Any exchanges will be made in accordance with AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) exchange policies in effect on the date of the exchange.
 
 
Payment, Pricing & Promotions
Paymant terms:
Terms of payment are within AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) sole discretion, and unless otherwise agreed to by AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD). Payment must be received by prior to AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) acceptance of an order. Payment for the products will be made by credit card via Paypal.com, wire transfer, or some other prearranged payment method unless credit terms have been agreed to by AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD). Invoices are due and payable within the time period noted by AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) based on the purchase, measured from the date of the invoice. AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) may invoice parts of an order separately. Orders are not binding upon AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) until accepted by AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD). Any quotations given by AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) will be valid for the period stated on the quotation. Customer agrees to pay interest on all past-due sums at the highest rate allowed by law.
 
Pricing:
All prices in AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) web shop include 20% VAT. International buyers or buyers from EU with valid VAT number don’t need to pay the VAT.
All prices in AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) web shop exclude shipping costs.
 
Promotions:
Occasionally, AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) offers special promotions which can be redeemed using a coupon code. This coupon code is usually given to you, the customer, via email if you are registered to receive AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) Newsletters. If you have a coupon code from SHEPPERTON DESIGN STUDIOS, please enter the coupon code towards the bottom of the Chart page in the Discount Codes field and press the Apply the coupon button.
 
 
Terms and Conditions of Sale
This Agreement contains the terms and conditions that apply to your purchase from the entity named on the invoice ("AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) ") that will be provided to you ("Customer") on orders for advanced computer cooling solutions, computer systems and/or related products sold in the Slovenia. By accepting delivery of the advanced computer cooling solutions, computer systems and/or other products described on that invoice, Customer agrees to be bound by and accepts these terms and conditions. These terms and conditions are subject to change without prior written notice at any time, in sole discretion of AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD).
 
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability as to Products Sold
Limited warranty
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) issues a one-years warranty on all their products covering manufacturing and material defects on condition that the products are used in normal fashion. The warranty shall apply for one years from the moment AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) sells the product concerned (to the first buyer).
Within the period of the warranty, and in accordance with the terms of the warranty, AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) will undertake to replace or repair all defective components which have been used in normal fashion. However, the warranty is subject to the limitations and exceptions outlined below.
 
Conditions and limitations:
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) liability shall be limited to repair or replacement of components which are defective owing to manufacturing or material defects.
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) assumes no other liability than this, not even liability for indirect losses caused by the defect concerned, including operating losses, loss of profits, or damage caused to real property or moveable property occurring while the product concerned is the possession of the Buyer.
The Buyer alone shall bear the responsibility and risk involved as to whether the products are suitable for the application intended. AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) assumes no liability in this connection.
AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) assumes no liability for defects which occur due to use of their products for purposes for which they are not intended, or for defects which occur owing to incorrect installation, corrosion, ultraviolet degradation, lack of maintenance, or any alteration or repair of the product carried out incorrectly by the Buyer. Finally, AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) assumes no liability for normal wear and tear, or for depreciation of value.
Nor do AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) assume any liability for service carried out by anyone other than authorised representatives of AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD), unless such service is carried out pursuant to guidelines laid down by AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) and in accordance with good craftsmanship. The Buyer shall inform AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) in writing of any defects with no undue delay once defects have been registered. Products being dealt with under the warranty shall be returned to AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) for repair unless any other agreement has been reached in writing AINSWORTH PADDLES (SPORTING COMPOSITES LTD) shall not cover costs incurred by the Buyer in connection with the transport or wages involved in a warranty case. Such costs shall be met by the Buyer in full.


If you have any questions regarding Ainsworth Paddles Terms and Conditions, please contact us at sales@ainworthpaddles.co.uk.