Terms & Conditions
These Terms and Conditions are the standard terms for the sale of goods by Maison du Maillot, translated as House of Swim and hereon referred to as such, a company registered in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
- Definitions and Interpretation
1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
means, any day other than a Friday, Saturday or public holiday;
means any day of the year;
means the contract for the purchase and sale of Goods, as explained in Clause 2;
means the goods which are to be supplied by Us to you as specified in your Order (and confirmed in Our Order Confirmation);
means a calendar month;
means the price payable for the Goods;
means a special offer price payable for Goods which We may offer from time to time;
means your order for the Goods [as attached] OR [as shown overleaf];
means Our acceptance and confirmation of your Order as described in Clause 2;
means House of Swim, a company registered in the Kingdom of Bahrain and includes all employees and agents of House of Swim.
1.2 Each reference in these Terms and Conditions to “writing” and any similar expression includes electronic communications whether sent by e-mail, sms, fax or other means.
2. The Contract
2.1 These Terms and Conditions govern the sale of goods by Us and will form the basis of the Contract between Us and you. Before submitting your Order, please ensure that you have read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If you are unsure about any part of these Terms and Conditions, please contact Us for clarification.
2.2 Nothing provided by Us including, but not limited to, sales and marketing literature, price lists and other documents constitutes a contractual offer capable of acceptance. Your Order constitutes a contractual offer that We may, at our discretion, accept.
2.3 A legally binding contract between Us and you will be created upon our acceptance of your Order, indicated by our Order Confirmation. Order Confirmations will be provided in writing.
3. Description and Specification of Goods
3.1 We have made every reasonable effort to ensure that the Goods conform to illustrations, photographs and descriptions provided in Our sales and marketing literature and descriptions provided by Our salespeople. We cannot, however, guarantee that all illustrations and/or photographs will be precisely accurate due to differences in the colour reproduction of electronic displays.
3.2 If you receive any Goods that do not conform to illustrations, photographs or descriptions under sub-Clause 3.1 you may return those Goods to Us as provided in Clause 7.
3.3 If We find, or are made aware of, any typographical, clerical or other accidental errors or omissions in any sales and marketing literature, price lists or any other documents We will make every reasonable effort to correct such errors or omissions as soon as is reasonably possible. If, as a result of any such error or omission, you have received the wrong Goods, you may return those Goods to Us as provided in Clause 7. If, as a result of any such error or omission, you have paid too much, We will refund the excess paid for the Goods.
3.4 We reserve the right to make any chances in the specification of the Goods that may be required to conform to any applicable safety or other legal or regulatory requirements without notice.
4.1 All Orders for Goods made by you will be subject to these Terms and Conditions.
4.2 You may change your Order at any time before we despatch the Goods by contacting Us. Requests to change Orders need to be made in writing.
4.3 If your Order is changed We will inform you of any change to the Price in writing.
4.4 You may cancel your Order at any time before We despatch the Goods by contacting Us. If you have already paid for the Goods under Clause 5, the payment will be refunded to you within 7 working days. If you request that your Order be cancelled, you must confirm this cancellation in writing.
4.5 We may cancel your Order at any time before We despatch the Goods in the following circumstances:
4.5.1 The Goods are no longer in stock and We are unable to re-stock (if, for example, the Goods are discontinued); or
4.5.2 An event outside of Our control continues for more than 14 days (please see Clause 12 for events outside of Our control).
4.6 If We cancel your Order under sub-Clause 4.5 and you have already paid for the Goods under Clause 5, the payment will be refunded to you within 7 days. If We cancel your Order, the cancellation will be confirmed by Us in writing.
5. Price and Payment
5.1 The Price of the Goods will be that shown on Our website in force at the time of your Order. If the Price shown in your Order differs from Our current Price We will inform you upon receipt of your Order.
5.2 If We quote a Special Price which is different to the Price shown in Our current website, the Special Price will be valid for 7 days or, if the Special Price is part of an advertised special offer, for the period shown in the advertisement. Orders placed during this period will be accepted at the Special Price even if We do not accept the Order until after the period has expired.
5.3 Our Prices may change at any time but these changes will not affect any Orders that We have already accepted.
5.4 We have made every reasonable effort to ensure that our Prices, as shown in Our current website are correct. Prices will be checked when We process your Order. If the actual Price of the Goods is lower than that stated in your Order, you will be charged the lower Price (unless the lower price was an obvious mistake that you could have reasonably recognised). If the actual Price of the Goods is higher than that stated in your Order, We will contact you to inform you and ask you how you wish to proceed.
5.5 Our Prices exclude the cost of delivery. Delivery costs will be added on to the final sum due.
5.6 All payments for Goods must be made in advance before We can despatch the Goods to you.
5.7 We accept the following methods of payment:
5.8 Credit and/or debit cards will not be charged until We despatch the Goods to you.
6.1 Please note delivery is currently only possible within the zones noted in our delivery document.
6.2 When We send you an Order Confirmation, We will provide an estimated delivery date. Please note that estimated delivery dates may vary according to the availability of Goods, your location, and circumstances beyond our control.
6.3 Delivery will be deemed to have taken place when the Goods have been delivered to the delivery address indicated in your Order.
6.4 If for any reason We are unable to deliver the Goods at your chosen delivery address, We will leave a note informing you that the Goods have been returned to Our premises, requesting that you contact Us to arrange re-delivery.
6.5 The responsibility (sometimes referred to as the “risk”) for the Goods remains with Us until delivery is complete as defined in sub-Clause 6.4 at which point it will pass to you.
6.6 You own the Goods once We have received payment in full for them.
7. Returning Incorrect Goods
7.1 If you receive Goods that are incorrect, caused by a mistake made by Us in delivery or by Our incorrect description or information (see sub-Clauses 3.2 and 3.3), you have the right to return them in exchange for a refund or a replacement, subject to the provisions of this Clause 7. This Clause 7 does not apply to Goods that you are merely not satisfied with or to Goods that are faulty. For Goods that you are dissatisfied with or faulty Goods, please see Clauses 8 or 9 respectively.
7.2 If you wish to return Goods to Us under this Clause 7 you must do so within a reasonable time of taking delivery.
7.3 All Goods must be returned to Us under this Clause 7 in their original condition , in their original, un-opened packaging, accompanied by proof of purchase.
7.4 For Goods returned under this Clause 7 We will reimburse you for any reasonable postage or shipping costs.
7.5 Refunds or replacements will be issued to you within 14 days, through the original form of payment, if you return Goods to Us within 7 working days of receipt of the Goods.
8. Returning Goods If You Change Your Mind
8.1 If you are not satisfied with any Goods purchased from Us you have the right to return them in exchange for a refund or a replacement, subject to the provisions of this Clause 8. This Clause 8 does not apply to Goods that are faulty. For incorrect faulty Goods please Clauses 7 or 9 respectively.
8.2 If you wish to return Goods to Us under this Clause 8 you must do so within 21 days from date of order, telling Us why you wish to return the Goods.
8.3 All Goods must be returned to Us under this Clause 8 in their original condition, in their original, un-opened packaging, accompanied by proof of purchase.
8.4 You must return the goods by post and are solely responsible for the cost of returning Goods to Us under this Clause 8.
8.5 Refunds or replacements will be issued to you within 14 days of Our receipt of the Goods if you return Goods to Us by post or similar delivery service.
9. Returning Damaged or Faulty Goods
9.1 If you receive Goods that are damaged or faulty you have the right to return them in exchange for a refund, replacement or repair, subject to the provisions of this Clause 9. This Clause 9 does not apply to Goods that are incorrect of Goods that you wish to return because you have changed your mind. Please refer to Clauses 7 or 8 above for incorrect Goods or returns if you have changed your mind.
9.2 If you wish to return Goods to Us under this Clause 9 please do so as soon as reasonably possible after discovering the damage or fault and in any event within 21 days from the date of order. Please contact Us to inform Us of the fault and to arrange the return and your refund, replacement or repair.
9.3 This Clause 9 only applies to Goods that are damaged or faulty when you receive them. Faults or damage caused by normal wear and tear or improper treatment does not entitle you to return Goods under this Clause 9. We may require you to prove that the Goods in question were faulty if you return them to Us under this Clause 9 more than 21 days after the order date.
9.4 This Clause 9 does not apply if you purchased the Goods having been told by Us of the particular damage or fault (If, for example, the Goods were sold as ‘seconds’, or at a discounted rate).
9.5 You should return Goods to Us by post. For Goods returned under this Clause 9 We will reimburse you for any reasonable postage or shipping costs.
9.6 Refunds or replacements will be issued within 14 days of Our receipt of the Goods when you return Goods to Us by post.
10.1 The Goods are provided with a manufacturer’s guarantee. For further details and terms please refer to the manufacturer’s guarantee documentation supplied with the Goods.
11. Our Liability
11.1 We will be responsible for any foreseeable loss or damage that you may suffer as a result of Our breach of these Terms and Conditions or as a result of Our negligence. Loss or damage is foreseeable if it is an obvious consequence of Our breach or negligence or if it is contemplated by you and Us when the Contract is created. We will not be responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable.
11.2 We only supply Goods for domestic and private use. We make no warranty or representation that the Goods are fit for commercial, business or industrial use of any kind (including resale). By making your Order, you agree that you will not use the Goods for such purposes. We will not be liable to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, interruption to business or for any loss of business opportunity.
11.3 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions seeks to exclude or limit Our liability for death or personal injury caused by Our negligence (including that of Our employees, agents or sub-contractors); or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
12. Events Outside of Our Control (Force Majeure)
12.1 We will not be liable for any failure or delay in performing Our obligations where that failure or delay results from any cause that is beyond Our reasonable control. Such causes include, but are not limited to: power failure, internet service provider failure, industrial action, civil unrest, fire, explosion, flood, storms, earthquakes, subsidence, acts of terrorism, acts of war, governmental action, epidemic or other natural disaster, or any other event that is beyond Our control.
12.2 If any event described under this Clause 12 occurs that is likely to adversely affect Our performance of any of Our obligations under these Terms and Conditions:
12.2.1 We will inform you as soon as is reasonably possible;
12.2.2 Our obligations under these Terms and Conditions will be suspended and any time limits that We are bound by will be extended accordingly;
12.2.3 We will inform you when the event outside of Our control is over and provide details of any new dates, times or availability of Goods as necessary;
12.2.4 If the event outside of Our control continues for more than 21 days We will cancel the Contract and inform you of the cancellation. Any refunds due to you as a result of that cancellation will be paid to you as soon as is reasonably possible;
12.2.5 If an event outside of Our control occurs and you wish to cancel the Contract, you may do so in accordance with your right to cancel under sub-Clause 4.4 above.
13. Communication and Contact Details
13.1 If you wish to contact Us with questions or complaints, you may contact Us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
13.2 In certain circumstances you must contact Us in writing (when cancelling an Order, for example). When contacting Us in writing you may use the following methods:
13.2.1 Contact Us by email at email@example.com
14. How We Use Your Personal Information (Data Protection)
14.1 All personal information that We may collect (including, but not limited to, your name and address) will not be passed on to any other third parties without first obtaining your express permission.
14.2 We may use your personal information to:
14.2.1 Provide Our Goods and services to you;
14.2.2 Process your payment for the Goods; and
14.2.3 Inform you of new products and services available from Us. You may request that we stop sending you this information at any time.
15. Other Important Terms
15.1 We may transfer (assign) Our obligations and rights under these Terms and Conditions (and under the Contract, as applicable) to a third party (this may happen, for example, if We sell Our business). If this occurs you will be informed by Us in writing. Your rights under these Terms and Conditions will not be affected and Our obligations under these Terms will be transferred to the third party who will remain bound by them.
15.2 You may not transfer (assign) your obligations and rights under these Terms and Conditions (and under the Contract, as applicable) without Our express written permission.
15.3 The Contract is between you and Us. It is not intended to benefit any other person or third party in any way and no such person or party will be entitled to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions. This is subject to sub-Clause 15.2 and any purchaser to whom the guarantee has been transferred under that sub-Clause will be entitled to enforce the guarantee.
15.4 If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by any court or other authority, that / those provision(s) shall be deemed severed from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions. The remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and enforceable.
15.5 No failure or delay by Us in exercising any of Our rights under these Terms and Conditions means that We have waived that right, and no waiver by Us of a breach of any provision of these Terms and Conditions means that We will waive any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.
16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
16.1 These Terms and Conditions (and the Contract) (including any non-contractual matters and obligations arising therefrom or associated therewith) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
16.2 Any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim between Us and you relating to these Terms and Conditions (or the Contract) (including any non-contractual matters and obligations arising therefrom or associated therewith) shall fall within the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
17. Repeated Returns
17.1 We offer a flexible returns policy to make your online shopping experience even easier. We do monitor the number of returns made by customers, and continued returns will be flagged and may, at our discretion, lead to the closure of your Maison du Maillot account or future orders being refused.