This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Website and The French Attic, 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.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Content”- 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;
“The French Attic”- means The French Attic trading as The French Attic, Hatton House, 70 Earlham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 3DF, UK.
“Service” – means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that The French Attic makes available through the Website either now or in the future;
“System” – means any online communications infrastructure that The French Attic 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 The French Attic and acting in the course of their employment; and
“Website” – means the website that you are currently using (www.thefrenchattic.co.uk) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain.www.thefrenchattic.co.uk) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
2. Intellectual Property Ownership
2.1 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, source code and software is the property of The French Attic, 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 relevant laws.
2.2 Subject to sub-clause 2.3 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 The French Attic.
2.3 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.
3. Links to Third Party Websites
This Website may contain links to other Third Party websites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of The French Attic 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.
4. 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 www.thefrenchattic.co.uk without prior permission. Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of The French Attic. To find out more please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6.1 The French Attic 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 Service.
6.2 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.
7. Availability of the Website
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.
The French Attic 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.
8. Limitation of Liability
8.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, The French Attic 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.
8.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts The French Attic’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of The French Attic.
8.3 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. However, 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Office address or by email to email@example.com. Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.
12. Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and The French Attic shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and The French Attic and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
Our Ordering process which are incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference can be viewed here.
Our Delivery terms which are incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference can be viewed here.
Our Returns Policy which is incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference can be viewed here.
16. Sale Items Disclaimer
All sale items featured in the ‘Sale’ category on the website are either discontinued, end of line, ex display or damaged items. Any damage or faults that any individual product may have, will be highlighted in the description and if necessary photographed. Products sold in this category are ‘sold as seen’ and cannot be returned or refunded.
17. Product Disclaimer
All our products are original and in their original state. Each product is hand-picked by us personally. Researching the origin or source of the item can be fun and interesting. We pride ourself on stocking good quality original products. However the items are old and are not perfect and will exhibit signs of wear and tear from previous use. The French Attic are thorough in ensuring that information and photographs relating to each product are as accurate as possible, but it is up to the customer to satisfy themselves that the condition, quality and function of the goods is suitable for the purpose and use required. As many of our items are unique or vintage, variations in colour, texture, size and pattern will occur. Items are described accurately to the best of our knowledge and belief.