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Paleo & Co customer house rules

Hello and welcome to Paleo & Co. Please read these ‘house rules’ or ‘terms and conditions’ as they are usually known. They sound very legal-ese, but they simply let you know that by buying from us you are entering a legally binding contract. They also set out how our website works, tell you what happens when you shop with us, and go over other boring (but important) stuff like intellectual property.

About us
Paleoandco.co.uk is a website owned and operated by Northern Sky Innovation Ltd. We are a private limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 10501809. Our registered address is Paleo & Co, The Old Coach House, Rear of Eastville Terrace, Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG1 3HJ. (the “Company“, “We“, “Us“). Our VAT number is 259696243.

Our contact details are as follows:
Phone number: +44 1756 735685
Email: hello@paleoandco.co.uk

IMPORTANT NOTE: We are not doctors, dietitians, nutritionists, health coaches or any other kind of coaches for that matter. Anything on this site is our personal experience or opinion and not stated as fact. Nothing on this site is meant to replace, or be medical advice and we suggest you always consult an open minded doctor or health professional before changing your diet or exercise regime.

About the website
Paleoandco.co.uk is a website set up to connect Paleo shoppers with Paleo producers or simply join a Paleo community. It enables people who agree to our terms and conditions to shop from a number of niche Paleo suppliers and use our community area where people can read or upload recipes, find inspiration and read blog posts by Paleo & Co and our partners.

When you buy something from the Paleo & Co website the contract for sale is directly between the shopper and the supplier. The supplier for each product is displayed clearly on the website. Some items are directly shipped from Paleo & Co and where this is the case it will be clearly labelled as such.

We only have possession of products listed as supplied by Paleo & Co. All other items are offered for sale by the Supplier. We do not manufacture, store or inspect these products, we are just the venue for selling them. Where Paleo & Co is not the supplier we are not part of the contract of sale between Customers and Suppliers, nor any other contract concluded between Users of the Website. The Company accepts no liability for any issues which may arise during the conclusion of these contracts. (We do however have a returns policy, see below).

We do our best to make sure our services are the best they can possibly be, but we’re not perfect and sometimes things can go wrong. Where Paleo & Co are not the named supplier we do not provide any undertaking that goods and or services purchased through the site will be of satisfactory quality and this or any other warranties including the compliance of orders with applicable laws and regulations including their preparation and/or labelling; the conformity of delivered Products with the terms of the contract and the existence of possible hidden defects;  or the risks linked to transporting, storing, conserving and delivering the Products.

We will do everything we can to make sure the information on this site is correct and up-to-date (we know how important it is to know about ingredients and we are super strict about which products we sell on this site.) However, we can’t give any undertaking, that Products and/or services you purchase from Producers through the Website will be of satisfactory quality, and this and any other such warranties (whether express or implied) are disclaimed by us absolutely to the fullest extent permitted by law. This disclaimer does not affect your statutory rights against a Producer.

That said, we want you to be happy with everything you buy from Paleo & Co, so if you feel you need to, you can request a return and refund. See our returns policy below.

Where you order goods and/or services through the Website we may disclose your customer information related to that transaction to the relevant Producer. This is outlined in our privacy policy (link this to privacy policy copy).

Buying from Paleo & Co
The following section explains the process by which you buy products from producers on the Paleo & Co website.

How the contract is formed between you and a Supplier
Please note that when you purchase Products on the Website the resulting legal contract is between you and that Supplier named on the Website (sometimes this is Paleo & Co and where this is the case it is clearly stated). Our job at Paleo & Co is to help facilitate the transaction, however all transactions are entered into between you and the Supplier, and we shall not have any liability, obligation or responsibility in connection with any transaction between you and the Supplier.

Suppliers will do all that they can to ensure that your order is fulfilled. Products are, however, subject to availability, so there may occasions that a product is not available. If suppliers are unable to deliver an item you have ordered, you will not be charged for it. We will, however, bear no liability for unavailability of products.

You should carefully review the terms of this Agreement, the order confirmation email and the applicable details on the product page in relation to your order.

The Paleo & Co Website features a shop page where customers place orders directly with the supplier and provide payment via Paleo & Co. Therefore the contact is directly between the customer and the supplier (in some cases the Supplier may be Paleo & Co and where this is the case it is clearly shown on the website and checkout page).

As a result it is compulsory to place orders via the shop page and not directly with the supplier by any other means. Any sale conducted outside the shop page of our website will not be considered as having taken place on the Website and releases Paleo & Co from the obligations to which they are subject in these Terms of Use.

How an order works
Before items are placed in the shop area of the Paleo & Co website, suppliers provide details including images, ingredients, sizes and postage costs of the products.

The images of the products listed on the website may be stock photographs used by suppliers for illustrative purposes only. Although suppliers will make every effort to be as accurate as possible, all sizes, weights, capacities, dimensions and measurements indicated on the website are for information purposes only.

Customers can browse the shop and order the products they want.

Payment is made via the Paleo & Co shop through Stripe Payments UK (see below).

Paleo & Co charge a % commission for the total cost of products (BUT NOT SHIPPING). This is deducted at the time the order is placed.

The order is passed on to the supplier who then fulfils the order by packing and shipping it directly to the customer.

If a customer orders from one of more supplier they will therefore receive multiple packages and pay a shipping cost for each supplier. (see Shipping).

Payment is made to the supplier from Paleo & Co 14 days after the order has been delivered (as long as goods are satisfactory and not returned.)

Pricing
The prices of all products and postage costs on the website are set by the supplier and not Paleo & Co, and they are the exclusive responsibility of the supplier. They are given in sterling and include any tax. The sale price fixed by the supplier includes all commission owed to Paleo & Co.

The total price, including shipping is shown on the checkout page before customers check out and is due for payment once the order is placed.

Payment is made online through the payment service, Stripe Payments UK Ltd detailed below, or by any other means offered on the website.

Payment must be received before the sale is completed.

Payments on our website
All payments made on the Website are processed by a third party payment handler, Stripe Payments UK, Ltd. which has its principal place of business at 7th Floor, The Bower Warehouse, 211 Old Street, London EC1V 9NR, United Kingdom (“SPUKL”).

SPUKL is authorised as an electronic money institution by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (reference number: 900461) to issue electronic money, enable cash placement and cash withdrawal services on payment accounts, execute payment transactions, make money remittances, and acquire payment transactions.

Shipping and delivery
Once an order has been placed on Paleo & Co, the order will be passed on to the Supplier who is responsible for packing and delivering the order.

If a customer does not receive all items ordered they should inform Paleo & Co by going to the where’s my order page at Paleoandco.co.uk as soon as possible. We will do everything possible to rectify the situation to either ensure delivery or refund the Customer.

Returns and refunds
Paleo & Co complies with the distance selling regulations. As part of this, and in accordance with The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, certain foods which are perishable or likely to deteriorate rapidly cannot be returned. Where this is the case it will state clearly in the item description. The majority of products on this website do not fall under that category. Our returns policy states that returns need to be requested and returned to us within 14 days after shipping. Simply go to our Returns page, fill out the form and we’ll be in touch. If we agree to the return/refund we will send you our returns address. Unfortunately you will have to pay for the return, and we recommend you use a signed for delivery service with proof of postage.

As the sellers’ payment agent we will process the refund directly onto your payment card, in no more than 14 days after the day we receive it back. If no goods were supplied, or you cancelled the order before it was shipped, we’ll process your refund 14 days after you tell us you didn’t receive it or 14 days after you cancel.

Intellectual property
We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in the Website and any materials published on it. These rights are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You may only access and use the materials for personal use and you may not otherwise reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, modify or create derivative works of the materials (or authorise others to) for commercial gain, without a license to do so from us.

Paleo & Co own or are the licensee of all rights, titles, interests, in and to the Website, including all rights under patents, copyrights, data base rights, design rights, trade secrets, trademarks, and any and all other proprietary rights, including all applications, renewals, extensions and restorations thereof. Any disassembling, decompilation, decryption, extraction, re-use, copying, or more generally any act of reproduction, representation, transmission or use of any of these elements, in part or in whole, without the authorisation of the Company is strictly forbidden and may be subject to legal action.

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we ask our suppliers to do the same. If you think that any of your intellectual property rights have been infringed on this site, please contact us at hello@paleoandco.co.uk

Limitation of liability (or the things you can’t sue us for)
The content on the website is provided for general information only and is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. We are not doctors or health professionals, fitness coaches or lifestyle coaches – or any kind of coaches whatsoever. Nothing on this site should be taken as medical or professional advice, it is simply providing general education and information. We recommend you talking to an open-minded doctor or health professional before making any major changes to your diet and/or lifestyle. We make no warranties, express or implied as to the completeness, accuracy or appropriateness for any purpose of any information or content on this site.

We have no obligation to verify the content of such information or to edit any such information provided by third parties.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

Our site may contain links to third-party websites or services that we don’t own or control (such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest and other Paleo bloggers’ pages) when you access these links you do so at your own risk. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. And when you access these third parties you may be required to accept their terms of service, which is between you and them.

Viruses
We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. 


You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in Order to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

Linking to our website
We are happy for you to link to our home page, as long as you do so in a way that is fair and legal and doesn’t damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you.

Our website must not be framed on any other site, nor must you create a link to any other part of our site other than the home page without our permission.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these Terms of Use.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact hello@paleoandco.co.uk

Feedback and complaints
We welcome feedback and or complaints. Please get in touch by emailing hello@paleoandco.co.uk and we will get back to you as soon as we can – and at least within 14 days.