What is your returns policy for Expert Verdict
If an items arrives faulty, broken or damaged then please please contact our customer service team. Our Enquiry Line 0344 482 6041 is currently open 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays. You can also email your query to our Customer Service team at email@example.com.
You may return an item within 30 days or receipt unused and in its original packaging for an exchange or refund.
- We will credit the full amount to the original payment method excluding any shipping costs.
- We do not accept returns on certain items such as: Software; Personalised items which are made for you; Perishable items; Hygiene-sensitive items (including pierced earrings, pillows, mattress-toppers and duvets), unless faulty. This does not affect your statutory rights. Please see full list below.
- Returned parcels remain the customer’s responsibility until safely received by us. We recommend you obtain proof a certificate of posting. Parcel insurance is recommended when returning goods valued over £30
- Card refunds can take up to 10 working days to be processed by your Bank. This varies between card issuers and unfortunately, we are unable to influence this.
- Replacements or refunds for exchange of damaged or wrongly selected goods will not be processed until the original items has been received back in our warehouse.
- If goods which form part of a ‘bundle offer’ are returned for a refund, then the remaining items will revert to their normal price. You will be refunded accordingly.
- The company reserves the right to refuse a refund if the condition of the goods reflects normal wear and tear. All refunds and replacements will be processed on receipt of the returned items.
Are there any items where you will not accept returns?
There are certain items where unless faulty or damaged we are unable to accept returns. This includes:
- Self-assembly furniture if partly or completely assembled.
- Personalised items unless incorrectly personalised
- Software i.e. USB drive and SD cards.
- Products which have been opened or their protective packaging/seals removed and cannot therefore be returned for hygiene reasons (unless faulty):
- Bedding, mattress protectors, mattress toppers, bed pads, pillows, duvets, electric blankets
- Beauty/grooming products (pills/potions/creams/ointments/supplements/make-up)
- Any personal care products (such as electric razors)
All items complete with all accessories must be returned in ALL of the original packing, or equivalent protection used.
This does not affect your statutory rights.
How do I return an item?
Making a return is easy. All we ask is that you follow the procedure below so that we can process your return as quickly as possible. If you have any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us on 0344 482 6041.
NB, if any items are received broken, damaged or faulty, please call us on 0344 482 6041 within 5 days of receipt and we will be happy to assist you.
- You may return any item within 30 days of receipt for a full refund, replacement or exchange.
- Please complete the form enclosed with your product stating the reason for your return.
- Enclose the form in the parcel.
- Goods should be returned unused and in their original packaging.
- Peel off the returns label and stick it to your parcel (make sure no other labels are visible).
- Take to the post office (unless it’s a heavy item – see below), affix stamp and retain proof of postage.
Please allow up to two weeks for the refund to be processed.
If you wish to return an item which was shown as a ‘heavy item’ on the original order, then we can arrange a collection and deduct the cost from the final refund. Please email email@example.com, or call us on 0344 482 6041.
Where do I return my items?
Please complete the form enclosed with your product stating the reason for your return. We will need your order number and your name and address. Please then send the parcel to:
When do I get a refund once I have returned an item?
Once we have received the items back into our warehouse, refunds will be credited back to you in using the same method with which you originally paid. We will credit the full amount to the original purchaser’s payment card excluding any shipping costs. Card refunds can take up to 10 working days to be processed by your Bank. This varies between card issuers and unfortunately, we are unable to influence this.
If goods which form part of a ‘bundle offer’ are returned for a refund, then the remaining items will revert to their normal price. You will be refunded accordingly.
The company reserves the right to refuse a refund if the condition of the goods reflects normal wear and tear. All refunds and replacements will be processed on receipt of the returned items.
Is there an age restriction on certain products?
UK law does not permit us to supply restricted products to persons under a specified age. Any person under the specific age must not attempt to purchase any of the following products. The age restriction applies to the recipient of the product.
Minimum age of 18
– Products containing alcohol (visit www.drinkaware.co.uk for further information)
– Bladed items
Minimum age of 16
– Liquor chocolates
– Party poppers
Minimum age 12
– Christmas crackers
Variable age (as specified on the packaging of the product) I.e. DVDs/Blu-Rays
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