Terms & Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before placing your order and retain a copy of these terms and conditions and your order for future reference

1. Definitions
In these terms and conditions:

1.1 we, us and our refer to AS Book A Party (Independent Brand Ambassadors appointed by the Ann Summers Sisterhood to sell Ann Summers products

1.2 you and your refer to the purchaser of any goods from us

1.3 contract, means the contract between you and us for the sale by us to you of goods

1.4 goods, means any goods or services you order from us

1.5 order, means an order placed by you with us for the purchase of goods by clicking "place order" on the checkout page

1.6 consumer, means any natural person who, when placing an order with us, is acting for purposes which are outside his or her trade, business or profession

1.7 checkout page, means the page on our website entitled "checkout" which gives details of the goods, delivery address and options, payment method and a "place order" icon

1.8 website, means our website at www.annsummersbookaparty.co.uk

 

2. Information about us and how to contact us

2.1 we are AS Book a Party, a website run by a team of Indepenent Brand Ambassadors, appointed by the Ann Summers Sisterhood (formerly party Plan), to sell Ann Summers products

2.2 You can contact us by telephoning our Head of Website Team, Clare on 07739022064 or by writing to us at annsummersbookaparty@yahoo.co.uk

2.3 When we use the words "writing" or "written" in these terms, this includes emails.

3. Terms of the contract
If you place an order for goods as a consumer, these terms and conditions apply to your order and to the contract between you and us.
We may change these terms and conditions at any time. Any changes will apply to any orders that you place after the time that we update the terms and conditions on our website. The changes will not apply to any order that you place before we make the changes on our website.
We have taken care to ensure that our website and these terms and conditions do not contradict each other. However if there are any inconsistencies or contradictions then these terms and conditions shall apply instead of any contradictory or inconsistent part of our website.

 

4. When the contract is created
4.1 No contract exists between you and us until we notify you that we have accepted your order. Please note that completion of the online checkout process does not constitute our acceptance of your order.

4.2 After you place an order, you will receive an e-mail from us acknowledging that we have received your order. However, please note that this does not mean that your order has been accepted. We will confirm our acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail that confirms that the order has been processed on our ordering portal. The contract between us will only be formed when we send you this email.
4.3 We are not obliged to accept your order.
4.4 We may cancel your order if we cannot supply the goods for any reason.

4.5 If we are unable to accept your order, we will inform you of this either by phone or in writing. This might be because the product is out of stock, because of unexpected limits on our resources which we could not reasonably plan for, because we have identified an error in the price or description of the product or because we are unable to meet a delivery deadline you have specified. We will refund you the full amount including any delivery costs charged as soon as possible.

5. Description and price of goods
4.1 We make every effort to ensure that prices and descriptions of goods shown on our website are accurate at the time you place your order.
4.2 The price of the goods will be as shown on the product pages and checkout page of our website when you placed your order. 
4.3 You must also pay a delivery charge for the goods if your total order is less than £40.00 as indicated on our website.
4.4 In the unlikely event that the price shown on the checkout page is wrong, and we discover this before accepting your order, we are not required to sell the goods to you at the price shown. We always try and ensure that the prices of goods shown on our website are accurate, but occasionally genuine errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of the goods that you have ordered we will let you know as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If you cancel your order and you have already paid for the goods, then you will receive a full refund. 

 

6. Delivery
6.1 We will endeavour to deliver the goods that you order to the delivery address given when you place your order.
6.2 Once we accept your order, we will endeavour to deliver the goods within the delivery period that applies to the option you have chosen.
6.3 If there is no one available to accept the delivery when our courier arrives, the courier will leave a card with details for you to arrange redelivery or collection. If the order is returned to us by the courier, we will treat the order as cancelled by you. In this case, when the items have been received and processed by the warehouse, we will refund the price of the goods, but shall be entitled to keep the amount paid for delivery.
6.4 If you give us an incorrect or incomplete delivery address and as a result we try but are not able to make the delivery, we may treat the order as cancelled by you. In this case we will refund the price of the goods, but shall be entitled to keep the amount paid for delivery.
6.5 If a portion of the order placed is not available, we may process a partial order. You will be contacted in writing to inform you of this and given the option to receive a refund, an alternative product or if the product is due back into stock, wait for the rest of your order to become available and be delivered as soon as possible.

 

7. Your right of cancellation under the Distance Selling Regulations

7.1 You may cancel the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations by notifying us of your intention to return, no later than 7 working days after we deliver the goods that you are cancelling the contract. You must do this in writing to annsummersbookaparty@yahoo.co.uk
7.2 You may not cancel your contract with us under the Distance Selling Regulations where any item or garment has been unsealed or has had the tags removed by you, or in the case of toys and personal products where the product has been opened or hygiene seals broken.
7.3 If you cancel the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations, you must take reasonable care of the goods from the time you receive them until you return them to us. 
7.4 If you cancel the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations you must return the goods to us at your own expense.
7.5 If you cancel the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations and do not return the goods as required, no refund will be issued.

 

8. Returns

8.1 You can return any item of lingerie within 14 days of receipt for a refund or to exchange it for a different size or colour. Please note that all items returned must be in their original packaging and must have all labels and tags still attached.

8.2 Due to hygiene and security reasons, certain items can't be returned unless faulty, unfit for purpose, not as described or of an unsatisfactory quality. ALL goods will be inspected on return. The following items are non-returnable if they have been opened - 

  • Sex Toys

  • Books

  • Condoms

  • Lubricants

  • Massage oils

  • Lace Outfits (eg Britney, Amelia etc) 

  • Stockings/Hold Ups

8.3 You must notify us of an intention to return an item no later than 7 working days after we deliver the goods that you are cancelling the contract. You must do this in writing to annsummersbookaparty@yahoo.co.uk. You will receive an email response with the instructions on how to return your product. 

8.4 It's very important that when you return an item, you include a copy of the invoice that was sent with your order. Any refund will be issued after the product has been received, inspected and processed at the warehouse. Please allow 5-10 working days for the funds to show in your account after they have been received and processed. 

8.5 Please ensure the item is returned via the instructions stated in the returns email. The email will contain full instructions on how to use our freepost return option. Please note we cannot refund postage costs if these instructions are not followed.

8.6 When you return goods to us for any reason (for example because you have cancelled the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations or because you think they are  faulty/defective goods).

  • You must ensure that they are properly and securely packaged and labelled with our address.

  • You are always responsible for any damage in transit that is due to incorrect or inadequate packaging by you.

9. Faulty goods
9.1 In these terms and conditions, faulty goods, means any goods we supply to you that do not conform to the contract. Faulty goods does not include any goods that are faulty due to fair wear and tear, wilful damage, accident, negligence by you or any third party, use otherwise than in accordance with their intended use, failure to follow the manufacturer's or our instructions, or any alteration or repair carried out.
9.2 You should notify us as soon as possible if you discover that any goods are faulty. You must do this in writing to annsummersbookaparty@yahoo.co.uk. You will receive an email response with the instructions on how to return your product. 

These terms and conditions and the contract are subject to English law and do not affect your statutory rights.