Terms and conditions
General Terms & Conditions of S3i Ltd
We wish to ensure your complete satisfaction with both our products and services. Please contact us if you have any problems; we will do what we can to help.
The following terms and conditions form the basis on which you can visit and use our website and purchase products and services from it. Please read them carefully as they contain important information.
General terms and conditions
S3i Stainless Steel Solutions is owned and operated by S3i Limited of 1 Faraday Close, Snape Lane, Harworth DN11 8RU. If you want to ask us anything about these terms and conditions or if you have any comments or complaints on or about our website, please e-mail us using our contact us form or telephone us on 01302 752 504.
This website displays prices exclusive of VAT at the prevailing rate. Prices in your online shopping basket are displayed without VAT and the total with VAT added appears below.
We do our best to keep our prices up to date, however sometimes mistakes can occur. If we find a mistake in the pricing on your order, we will contact you and advise you of the correct pricing. We will give you the option to cancel your order or continue at the new price. You may be asked to make an additional payment for the difference in pricing.
All prices are in British Pounds (GBP) and all payments and refunds are conducted in this currency. If you place an order from an account denominated in another currency, you will be charged an exchange rate from your currency to GBP by your bank or credit provider and may also be charged a conversion fee. We will not be responsible for any losses as a result of currency exchange charges or exchange rate fluctuations.
Availability of stock
Please contact us to be sure of stock availability. While every effort is made to keep stock availability information as accurate as possible, all items you order are subject to availability. We will check the stock of all the products ordered as we process your order and we will inform you as soon as possible if any goods are not available.
When we are expecting stock of one or more items on your order soon, we may part-dispatch the goods that are currently available, marking the remaining goods on your order "to follow". When this happens, you will not be charged an additional delivery charge for the remaining goods on your order and we will dispatch them to you separately as soon as stock is available. Goods marked "to follow" are usually dispatched within 7 working days. We will contact you if there are any exceptional delays to goods marked "to follow" and you will have the option to cancel your order of the remaining products.
You are able to correct any errors on your order up to the point on which you enter your payment details and click on "make payment" or "submit" during the ordering process. We will send an e-mail confirmation of the details of your order to the e-mail address you give us. If any of the details appear incorrect on your order, please contact us immediately to correct them.
We will charge your credit/debit card for the full payment when you place your order. If it is not possible to obtain full payment for the goods from your account then we may cancel the contract and or suspend any further deliveries to you.
We operate strict anti-fraud measures and occasionally we may need to contact you to confirm some details of your order as a part of our fraud checks. If we suspect that an order may be fraudulent or if we are unable to complete our checks to our satisfaction, we may cancel your order and refund you in full without notice.
In the unlikely event that someone uses your card fraudulently on our website, you will receive full reimbursement; you will be required to provide evidence that a transaction is fraudulent.
We will attempt to deliver all the goods on your order within 30 days. If this is not possible, we will make every attempt to contact you using the information you provide to us on your order. We accept no liability if a delivery is delayed because you did not give us the correct contact, delivery or payment details.
We will deliver the goods to the address you specify for delivery in your order. It is important that this address is accurate. Please be precise about where you would like the goods left if you are out when we deliver. We cannot accept any liability for any loss or damage to the goods once they have been delivered in accordance with your delivery instructions.
We will aim to deliver the goods by the date quoted for delivery but delivery times are not guaranteed. If delivery is delayed due to any cause beyond our reasonable control, the delivery date will be extended by a reasonable period and we will contact you to arrange an alternative time.
Delivery charges vary according to the type of goods ordered and cannot be refunded - see also 'Delivery Info' on this site for full details of charges, timescales etc.
Where the Company is contracted to carry out installation works it will be the responsibility of the Buyer to ensure a suitable fixing surface that is appropriate for the given product. The Company will offer advice on what it deems to be appropriate but for reference only.
The Buyer shall contact building control to confirm what surface / construction the Goods should be installed upon and where necessary consult a structural engineer to gain confirmation and clarification.
Any installations made by the Company that become defective as a direct result of unsuitable fixing surfaces, or for any reason not attributable to the installation itself will hold no liability upon the Company.This includes for any landslide, hurricane or natural event that may disrupt the installation or cause damage upon the Goods installed.
Once installed the risk in the Goods passes wholly to the Buyer.
It is the Buyers responsibility to check the installation and Goods upon completion of installation and the Company shall be under no liability if a written complaint is not delivered to the Company within 3 days of delivery stating the defect.
Where dimensions and site conditions are supplied to the Company, it will be deemed that this information is accurate. All drawings and interpretations supplied by the Company will be checked thoroughly by the Buyer. Any installation defect as a result of inaccurate information supplied by the Buyer or any costs incurred as a result shall be fully indemnified to the Company by the Buyer. Any discrepancies should be notified in writing.
Where Goods are supplied to the Buyer for self-assembly the Company holds no liability for any incorrect handling, assembly, damage or defect caused by the Buyer, or any firm acting on behalf of the Buyer.
Where further site visits are required to either survey or install at no fault to the Company, a charge will be made to the minimum value of £350 per man, per day. Additional deliveries will be charged at cost.
It will be reasonably assumed that there is access for the Company to carry out the necessary installation works and that any fixed scaffolding will be provided by the Buyer or main client unless otherwise agreed in writing.
Risk and ownership
Risk of damage to or loss of the goods passes to you at the time of delivery or if you fail to take delivery at the agreed time, the time when we tried to deliver. You will only own the goods once they have been successfully delivered and when we have received cleared payment in full. Goods supplied are not for resale.
Acknowledgement and acceptance of your order
You will need to provide us with your e-mail address and we will notify you by e-mail as soon as possible to confirm receipt of your order and to confirm details - this confirmation is only an acknowledgement of the details of your offer to purchase the goods. An acceptance of your order will take place on despatch of the good(s) ordered.
Your right to cancel
Under the Distance Selling Regulations you may cancel your order within seven days of receipt of your goods (with the exception of any bespoke or made-to-order items). Please contact us immediately if you wish to cancel your order.
If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase, please contact us within 14 days after date of delivery, the goods must be returned to us with the original packaging and in a saleable condition. We will provide you with a full refund (excluding delivery charges) within 30 days of receiving the goods.
We cannot replace items due to accidental damage or incorrect sizing. Please contact us to arrange a return.
We cannot refund any bespoke assembly. This includes made to measure cable assemblies, cut-to-length products or any item of made to order manufacture or fabrication.
Ownership of rights
All rights, including copyright, in this website are owned by or licensed to S3i Ltd Limited. All rights are reserved.
You may download, save and print the contents of this website for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not reproduce any of text and images and other files and media that make up this website in whole or in part for any purpose. Any use of this website or its contents, including copying or storing it or them in whole or part, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use, is prohibited without our prior written permission. You may not modify, distribute or repost anything on this website for any purpose.
Accuracy of content
We have taken every care in the preparation of the content of this website, in particular to ensure that prices quoted are correct at the time of publishing and that all goods have been fairly described. However, orders will only be accepted if there are no material errors in the description of the goods or their prices as advertised on this website.
Any weights, dimensions and capacities given about the goods are approximate only. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information contained in any of the materials on this website and we shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise from the use of any of the information contained in any of the materials contained on this website.
Damage to your computer
We make every effort to ensure that this website is free from viruses or defects. However, we cannot guarantee that your use of this website or any websites accessible through it will not cause damage to your computer.
It is your responsibility to ensure that the right equipment is available to use the website and to take reasonable steps to protect your computer from viruses, malicious software and other threats. We will not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise to computer equipment as a result of using this website.
Exclusion of liability
Any disclaimers and exclusions of liability in these terms and conditions shall not apply to any damages arising from death or personal injury caused by our negligence. These disclaimers and exclusions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. If any provisions of these disclaimers and exclusions shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Law, jurisdiction and language
This website, any content contained therein and any contract brought into being as a result of usage of this website are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Parties to any such contract agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. All contracts are concluded in English.
Changes to legal notices
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time and you should look through them as often as possible.
These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.