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1. Information about us
2. How the contract is formed between you and us
4. Risk and Ownership
5. Price and Payment
6. Our cancellation, returns and refund policy
7. Our liability
9. Events outside our control
11. Pharmacy-Only Medicines
12. Contact Us
The Site is operated by Superdrug Stores plc (we / us). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 00807043 with our registered office at 118 Beddington Lane, Croydon, Surrey CR0 4TB. Our UK VAT registration number is GB777947160 and our Republic of Ireland VAT registration number is IE3346288LH.
2.1 You may place an order to purchase a Product advertised for sale on the Site by following the onscreen prompts after clicking on the item you are interested in. You will have an opportunity to check and correct any input errors in your order up until the point at which you submit your order by clicking the “Pay Now” button on the “Payment Options” page. No amends can be made by you to your order after this point.
2.2 After placing an order, you will receive an e-mail from us acknowledging that we have received your order and giving you an order number and a summary of your order. Please note that this does not mean that your order has been accepted. Your order constitutes an offer to us to buy a Product. All orders are subject to acceptance by us, and we will confirm such acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail that confirms that the Product has been dispatched (the Dispatch Confirmation). The contract between us for the sale of a Product will only be formed when we send you the Dispatch Confirmation for the relevant Product. If you order several Products from us which are being delivered at different times or separately from a 3rd Party Supplier, each contract is formed when we provide the Dispatch Confirmation for each Product.
2.3 Each Contract will relate only to those Products whose dispatch we have confirmed in the Dispatch Confirmation. We will not be obliged to supply any other Products which may have been part of your order until the dispatch of such Products has been confirmed in a separate Dispatch Confirmation.
2.4 We may choose not to accept your order for any reason and we will not be liable to you or to anyone else in those circumstances.
2.5 We may be unable to process your order if:
(a) the Product you ordered is out of stock or discontinued; or
(b) the Product you ordered is for pharmacy-only medicines and our pharmacists have been unable to contact you to discuss your order, or a matter related to your order;
(c) a 3rd Party Supplier has for any reason been unable to action your order for a Product they supply;
(d) there is a problem with authorisation of your method of payment.
3.1 We will deliver the Products to you in accordance with the delivery option specified by you when you placed your order (e.g. premium or standard delivery and order and collect). NOTE: IF YOUR PRODUCT IS TO BE SUPPLIED BY A 3RD PARTY SUPPLIER, PREMIUM DELIVERY OR ORDER AND COLLECT IS NOT AVAILABLE, ONLY STANDARD DELIVERY TO A POSTAL ADDRESS IS AVAILABLE.
3.2 We will dispatch all Products comprised in your order which are supplied by us at the same time albeit on some occasions in multiple packages. If your order contains Products supplied by a 3rd Party Supplier, the 3rd Party Supplier will undertake delivery directly to you from their stock and this may or may not arrive at the same time as orders which are dispatched by us. Delivery will be made to the delivery address specified in your order. Please see Delivery Information for details of where we deliver and the available delivery options. We cannot deliver items within the same order to multiple addresses. We are not responsible for any additional carrying or positioning of Products ordered.
3.3 For certain bulky or heavy items, there may be a delivery charge, which will be added when you checkout. Please make sure that you are satisfied with the delivery charge before confirming your order for Products at checkout.
4.1 Once delivered, the Products ordered will become your responsibility and, except in relation to Products that are damaged or faulty when delivered or have been incorrectly delivered, we will not accept any liability for their loss, damage or destruction after they have been delivered.
4.2 Ownership of the Products:
(a) If you have ordered Products to be supplied directly from Superdrug (and no 3rd Party Supplier Products) ownership will pass to you on: delivery of the Products; or us receiving full payment of all sums due in respect of the Products (including delivery charges), whichever is the later;
(b) If you have ordered Products to be supplied directly by a 3rd Party Supplier (and no Products to be supplied directly from Superdrug) ownership will pass to you when full payment of all sums due in respect of the Products provided by the 3rd Party Supplier have been received by us, or delivery of such Products is made, whichever is the later;
(c) If you have ordered more than one Product and one or more of the Products is to be supplied directly from Superdrug, and one or more of the Products is to be supplied directly from a 3rd Party Supplier, ownership of the Superdrug Products will pass to you on delivery and ownership of the 3rd Party Supplier Products will pass to you either on delivery of the 3rd Party Supplier Products; or us receiving full payment in respect of the all sums due under your order, whichever is the later.
5.1 The price of any Products will be as quoted on the Site from time to time, except in cases of obvious error.
5.2 These prices include VAT at the applicable local rates but exclude delivery costs. Delivery costs will be added to the total amount due once you have selected a delivery service from the available options. These are set out in Delivery Information.
5.3 Prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you a Dispatch Confirmation.
5.4 We cannot complete your order until you have paid for it in full. Payment can be made by PayPal and most major credit or debit cards, by completing the relevant details on the “Payment Options” page. You can make payment in part via redemption of your Health and Beautycard points. Please see Health and Beautycard Terms & Conditions for further details.
5.6 The Site contains a large number of Products and it is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the Products listed on the Site may be incorrectly priced. We will rectify any such errors as soon as possible once we become aware of them. If a Product's correct price is different from the price stated on the Site, we will normally, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions before dispatching the Product, or reject your order and notify you of such rejection.
5.7 5.7 The Site may offer 'Web Exclusive Prices' on selected Products which will be cheaper than prices in our stores.
6.1 Except in relation to the Products specified in the next paragraph, you may cancel your order at any stage before the Products are dispatched to you, and up to 14 days after receipt. To cancel your order prior to confirmation of dispatch you can either (a) complete and return the cancellation form to email@example.com or (b) click here to contact our Customer Services team. To cancel an order after confirmation of dispatch there is no need to contact us. You can simply follow the Returns Procedure.
(a) You may not cancel your order if the Products are (i) perishable items (e.g. food and baby milk); (ii) medicines; (iii) personalised for you; or (iv) sealed Products which are not suitable for return due to health or hygiene reasons if unsealed after delivery, unless such Products were damaged or faulty when delivered to you or have been incorrectly delivered (v) unsealed Products which are not suitable for return due to health or hygiene reasons unless such Products were damaged or faulty when delivered to you or have been incorrectly delivered.
(b) If your Products have been supplied by a 3rd Party Supplier, do not follow the Returns Procedure specified above in paragraph 6.1. Instead, you will receive a document labelled "Returns Information" from the 3rd Party Supplier, with your Products. You must check the Returns Information document and follow the steps in that document to return a 3rd Party Supplier Product. Take care to return the item(s) within the time period specified in that document, We (Superdrug) do not handle the returns and these Products cannot be returned to one of our stores.
6.3 Where you decide to cancel an order after the Products have been dispatched, you will be under a duty to return them to us or the relevant 3rd Party Supplier (as applicable), at your own risk. We will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the Products in transit. All such Products should be returned within the time period specified in the Returns Procedure (if it is a Product supplied directly by Superdrug) or Returns Information (if it is a Product supplied directly from a 3rd Party Supplier) received with the Products. Note that Products ordered online and supplied directly by Superdrug can be taken by you to a Superdrug store to handle the return. Until such time as they are returned, you must retain possession of the Products and take reasonable care of them.
6.4 You should return the Products to us or the relevant 3rd Party Supplier (as applicable) unused (except to the extent reasonably necessary to examine them or where the Superdrug 100% Happiness Guarantee applies), and in the same condition in which you received them together with the original Product packaging, in accordance with our Returns Procedure or the Returns Information received from the 3rd Party Supplier(s) (as applicable) for the Product(s).
6.5 6.5 Cost of Returns
(a) Products dispatched by Superdrug: We will bear the cost of you returning the Products to us providing the parcel is sent from a UK or Republic of Ireland address and does not exceed 5kg in weight and 61cm x 46cm x 46cm in size. Any parcels that exceed the weight and size will be charged at standard Royal Mail (UK) and AN Post (Republic of Ireland) charges and is payable to Royal Mail or AN Post.
(b) Products dispatched by a 3rd Party Supplier: Please check your Returns Information for any costs and instructions relating to returning your Product(s).
NOTE: IF YOUR ORDER COMPRISED SOME SUPERDRUG PRODUCTS AND SOME 3RD PARTY SUPPLIER PRODUCTS, THEY CAN NOT BE RETURNED TOGETHER AND MUST BE SENT SEPARATELY ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE RETURNS PROCEDURE FOR SUPERDRUG PRODUCTS AND RETURNS INFORMATION FOR PRODUCTS SUPPLIED BY ANY 3RD PARTY SUPPLIER.
6.6 After you cancel your order and return the Products we will reimburse you all sums debited by us including the cost of delivery (except for the supplementary costs arising if you chose a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by us). We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any Products if the loss is a result of unnecessary handling by you. This would include for example the unsealing of sealed products but excludes Products subject to the Superdrug 100% Happiness Guarantee We will notify you of your refund via e-mail within a reasonable period of time. We will make the reimbursement using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase. Refunds for Products purchased as gifts can only be given to the credit/debit card of the person who placed the order. We will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within the earlier of (a) 14 days of the day we receive back the Products from you; (b) 14 days of the day you provide us with evidence that you have returned the Products; or (c) where no Products were dispatched 14 days of the day you provide your notice to cancel the order.
6.7 If any Product you purchase is damaged, faulty or incorrect, when delivered to you we or our 3rd Party Supplier(s) may offer an exchange or refund as appropriate, in accordance with your legal rights. If you believe a Product is faulty, you should return the Product to us or the 3rd Party Supplier(s) in accordance with the Returns Procedure or the Returns Information received from the 3rd Party Supplier (as applicable) for the Products.
6.8 Our policy on cancellations, returns and refunds does not affect your statutory legal rights. If you have any questions regarding returns, Contact Us.
7.17.1 We are under a legal duty to supply Products that are in conformity with the contract. We accept no liability for any loss which is not reasonably foreseeable or for any business loss (which includes loss of profits, contracts, goodwill, opportunity and other similar losses).
7.2 This does not include or limit in any way our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or our responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation and any other liability that cannot, under English law, be excluded.
7.3 You must follow any advice we give you to keep Products we supply to you safe (including any instructions or product manuals provided with the Products). We cannot accept liability for damage to Products we have supplied which is caused by your failure to follow this advice.
7.4 Nothing in this section 7 or elsewhere in our Terms & Conditions affects your statutory legal rights.
Any formal legal notices should be sent to us at our Customer Services address set out in the Contact Us section.
We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations that is caused by events outside our reasonable control.
10.1 If any of these Terms & Conditions are declared invalid, unlawful or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be deleted from these Terms & Conditions and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
10.2 We have the right to revise and amend these Terms & Conditions from time to time without prior notice by changing them on the Site, provided that any such change will not affect any purchases you have made before the change is implemented.
10.3 Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right. You may not assign or transfer your rights under these Terms & Conditions.
10.4 You and we agree that English law applies to these Terms & Conditions and that any dispute between us arising out of or in connection with these Terms & Conditions will only be dealt with by the English courts, unless you are resident in another part of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, in which case the applicable law of that part of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland will apply and any dispute will be brought before the courts there. We are required by law to inform you that purchases can be concluded in English only and that no public filing requirements apply.
THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO YOUR ORDERING OF PHARMACY-ONLY MEDICINES. THESE ARE ADDITIONAL TO AND SUPPLEMENT OUR GENERAL WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WHICH ALSO APPLY. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND ARE COMFORTABLE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE USING THE SERVICE AND WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO TAKE TIME TO READ THEM.
The sale of Superdrug pharmacy-only medicines through Superdrug.com ("Service") is operated by Superdrug using qualified pharmacists. All our pharmacists are governed by codes of professional ethics and conduct. You can view these professional conduct codes by visiting the General Pharmaceutical Council at www.pharmacyregulation.org.
The pharmacists operate from registered pharmacy premises under General Pharmaceutical Council registered premises number 9010126 at:
Superdrug is under no obligation to accept a request for registration and reserves the right to suspend or terminate your use of this Service at any time if your continued use is considered to prejudice Superdrug or other users.
We only accept orders from persons aged 16 and over. By placing an order for pharmacy-only medicines, you are confirming that you are aged 16 or over.
Medicines for people other than yourself or your children
If a medicine is for a person other than yourself or one of your children, you will need to have the authority of the person who has requested that you order the medicine. If you place an order for the supply of another person's medicine you confirm that you have their authority to do so.
When we receive an order from you we will verify it against the information provided on the health questionnaire which you complete at the time of placing the order under this Service. In the event that there are any questions arising from this, we will try to contact you using the information in your registration. If we cannot contact you and we are unable to sell the item(s) we reserve the right to cancel the order.
When a binding agreement to supply is made
No order for pharmacy-only medicines placed by you will be binding on Superdrug until we have confirmed the order in writing to you (which may be by email). We reserve the right to reject any order for pharmacy-only medicines.
Non-Availability/Suitability of medicines
If any of the items on your order are not available, or are not suitable for sale through this Service, we will try to contact you using the information in your registration.
Your cancellation rights
We will start to process your order upon receipt. In accordance with our main terms and conditions, you may not cancel an order for medicines.
NOTHING CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS MEDICAL, COMMERCIAL, LEGAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. DETAILED PROFESSIONAL ADVICE SHOULD BE OBTAINED BEFORE TAKING OR REFRAINING FROM ANY ACTION BASED ON ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR ANY COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED TO YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SERVICE.
FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THIS WARNING COULD SERIOUSLY DAMAGE YOUR HEALTH.
Not all products are suitable for all medical ailments and occasionally, their use may interfere with any treatment you are receiving or aggravate a condition. Please speak to one of our pharmacists if you are in any doubt before ordering.
If you would like to speak to a Superdrug pharmacist please refer to the telephone numbers using the store locator.
Use of this Service outside the UK
This Service is available in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland only.
If you have chosen next day delivery, provided one of our pharmacists is able to approve your order and does not need to request further information from you or provide further information to you, if your order is received by our pharmacists by:
a) 2pm Monday to Friday, you will receive your order by the next working day to the home or work address provided;
b) 5pm Monday to Friday, you can choose to collect your order from a Superdrug store from 1pm the next day. Note that collection is only available during store opening hours; as such please check your chosen store's opening hours.
If your order for medicines is part of a larger order containing other Superdrug products which are not provided under this Service: a) your order will be confirmed after a Superdrug pharmacist has approved your pharmacy-only medicine, and if the medicine is not approved you will be informed by one of our pharmacists; and
b) you will receive your complete order only when all items are available (including the pharmacy-only medicines, where the sale of such medicines has been approved and confirmed to you in writing). Owing to the additional time required to check, approve and possibly request further information before a medicine can be provided, orders including pharmacy-only medicines may delay the time it takes to receive your complete order.
Postage and Packaging
All items are posted to the address provided by you in your registration or to an alternative address if directed by you. You acknowledge and accept that we have no control over the postal system and we have no liability in respect of items that are not received by you after we have dispatched them. Due to the nature of these products, we advise that either you or a chosen representative is able to receive the order and place it in a safe place. In the event that the packaging is opened after delivery, we will have no liability to you for lost or damaged items or for what third parties find out about you as a result.
Notification of errors
You should check the items delivered to you carefully and promptly upon receipt. If you believe that there may have been an error, or the items have been tampered with, you should contact us immediately and should not take or use any of the items.
Changes to any of our Terms and Conditions
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT ANY TIME. THE NEW VERSION WILL BE POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE AND WILL TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING.
IF YOU USE THE WEBSITE AFTER THE NEW TERMS AND CONDITIONS HAVE COME INTO EFFECT, YOU WILL BE INDICATING YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE NEW TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
NOTHING IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS
If you experience problems with ordering from the Site or have any questions with regard to an order, please feel free to Contact Us.
These Terms & Conditions were last updated in July 2016.
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