General Terms and Conditions of Purchase
These General Terms and Conditions of Purchase govern the use of the womensecret.com website (hereinafter ‘the website’) owned by Tendam Retail S.A. (hereinafter ‘Tendam’). Tendam Retail S.A. is a public limited liability company with registered business address at Avenida del Llano Castellano 51, Madrid, Spain, and holder of Spanish Tax Identity No. A-08099459, registered in the Mercantile Registry of Madrid, on sheet M-107.817, in volume 21.800, on Page 120 in Section 8 one of whose trade names is Women'secret. By using the services offered by the Women'secret online store, users are consenting to be bound by the General Terms and Conditions of Purchase corresponding to the version published by Women'secret when the purchase order is placed. It is therefore advisable for customers to read these General Terms and Conditions before making a purchase.
These General Terms and Conditions of Purchase will always be subject to the regulations in force at any given time so that if any term or condition is modified by the applicable regulations (whether that modification is temporary or permanent), the client will have the rights recognized by applicable regulations and Tendam will inform you of any other additional measure that may be taken in your favour.
In case of contradiction between the provisions of the applicable regulations and the provisions of these General Terms and Conditions of Purchase, the provisions of the applicable regulations shall apply.
1. SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENT
These General Terms and Conditions of Purchase are applicable to the online sale of all Women'secret products to consumers and which may be delivered in Europe (Eurozone only). Tendam hereby informs you that its website is for people aged 18 and over only. Tendam reserves the right to cancel a user’s access account if it detects fraudulent, speculative acts or acts in bad faith in the use of this service.
TENDAM will send you an email to confirm receipt of your order. However, the purchase contract will not be formalised until TENDAM sends a subsequent email confirming that the items ordered have been dispatched.
2. RESTRICTIONS ON PURCHASES
For security reasons, no purchases worth more than 1.500€ or containing more than 40 items per order will be accepted.
Prices charged are those indicated on the website on the date of ordering, excluding any manifest errors. The prices are displayed for each product and are inclusive of VAT (Value Added Tax). Customers are informed of the breakdown of the shipping costs when the order is placed. Tendam Retail S.A. reserves the right to make any changes it considers necessary at any time; it may update, including on a daily basis, products and prices in accordance with new items that are included on the website.
Payment will be done at the end of the purchase process and it is mandatory for the order to be placed. In no case can the payment be done in arrears of the purchase. Payment on delivery, bank transfer or in-store payment are not permitted. Payments may be made by credit card Visa®, Mastercard® or American Express® , as well as by 4B or 4B Maestro debit cards (whereby the amount will be charged immediately), or through PayPal. In all cases, the choice of payment method is made during the checkout process on the corresponding step. Customers must notify Tendam of any unauthorised charge or fraudulent use of their card used for purchases by email or telephone at the earliest opportunity so that Tendam may take the necessary actions. Payment service providers may also adopt anti-fraud measures that restrict certain types of operations or transactions. Tendam holds no responsibility for the application of this type of security policies.
The delivery time shall not exceed 30 days since the purchase date. Deliveries will be shipped to the address specified by the customer following these guidelines:
5.1 Home delivery: Customer will pay shipping costs for purchases under 30€ with delivery addresses in Spain (Mainland and Balearic Islands) and Portugal, also for purchases under 70€ with delivery address in Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, also for purchases under 100€ in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Shipping to the rest of the UE (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Switzerland) has a fixed cost of 29,95€. Futhermore, in the case of items shipped to the Canary Islands, Ceuta, Melilla or any country outside of the European Union, customers are liable for the customs duties applicable on receipt of the order (these costs vary according to package weight), which are payable at the time the package is received and in no case will be included in the price paid for the products. The delivery address specified by the customer may be a home address, their workplace address or any other desired address. It is not necessary for the delivery and invoice addresses to be the same.The customer will receive a delivery notice prior to receiving the order with options for changing the date and delivery address.
5.2 Pick up In-store: (only available in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and mainland Portugal): Customers can also chose to pick up their purchases on most of the Women'secret stores. “Pick up in-store” option must be selected as the shipping method during the purchase process. A list of stores will become available for the customer to choose the most convenient. Shipping costs for purchases under 50€ in France, Belgium and Luxembourg may apply and for purchases under 20€ in Portugal. The customer will receive a delivery notice prior to receiving the order. Once the order is delivered to the selected store, the customer will receive an SMS notifying that the order has arrived. The customer will then have a maximum period of 15 days to pick it up, otherwise, if after that period of time the order remains uncollected, for any reason not imputable to our Company, we will understand that the customer wishes to cancel the order. Consequently, we will refund the amount for products (including shipping costs from the original purchase) within 14 calendar days since the date we asume the order was cancelled. The refund will be made via the same method used for payment.
5.3 Gift orders: Temporarily suspended. Customers may pay for an order and decide to have it delivered as a gift to someone else. “This is a Gift” option must be selected as during the purchase process. Customers may also ask for wrapping paper and a card with message to be included. Important: the invoice included in the delivery does not include the price of products bought, therefore being of no use to exchange or return a product. In order to do so, the buyer must log in into the account and print the original invoice which includes the prices.
5.4 Issues with a delivery: In the case of unsuccessful delivery because the person is absent, the shipping company will leave a notification and will try to contact the delivery person by phone. After two more attempts, the customer will need to contact the shipping Company in order to arrange the delivery. If the delivery cannot be completed, the order will be returned to the warehouse and the money will be refunded to the customer.
6. EXCHANGES, RETURNS AND RIGHT OF CANCELLATION
There are different procedures for exchanging or returning items, or cancelling an order. The details for each procedure are described below, along with costs, and terms and conditions.
- a. Exchange: exchanging an item for another in a different colour and/or size.
- b. Return: due to an item being damaged or defective, receiving the wrong item, or any reason other than those previously described.
- c.Cancellation: return based solely on the customer's decision.
Due to the nature of certain items please take the following into account:
- • For reasons of health and hygiene, we do not accept exchanges, returns, or cancellations for panties, tangas, boyshorts, (individual items or multipacks), items from the W'Shape range, briefs, boxers, bra accessories, adhesive cups, hair accessories, cosmetics, socks, tights, or earrings, if the packaging, wrapping, or seal protecting the product has been opened or broken, except in cases where the item is defective or damaged.
- • Perfume and jewellery (necklaces and bracelets) can only be exchanged, returned, or cancelled via the online shop and only provided that they are in their original packaging, have not been opened, and not in any case been used/worn.
- • Any items to be exchanged or returned must be in their original packaging, except items which are defective or damaged.
- • In the event of cancellation you will be only be liable for the diminished value of goods resulting from handling other than that which is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics, and functioning of the goods.
ORDERS DELIVERED TO EUROPEAN COUNTRIES (excluding Spain)
Exchanges are not permitted.
RETURNS (due to fault or defect) made through the online store:
- Conditions:Returns made through physical stores are not permitted. You have 30 calendar days after you received the order.
- Cost: Returns are free of charge for the customer. Tendam shall refund the customer the corresponding amount (including shipping costs from the original purchase) within 14 calendar days since the date it was informed of the return request. The refund will be made via the same method used for payment. However, Tendam might hold the refund until items have been received, or until the customer sends to Tendam a proof of delivery, whichever occurs first.
- Procedure: From your home address: Go to your order information to request a return. If you checked out as a guest you can access this information from the link in your confirmation email.
We will arrange for a courier to collect your return from the address provided.
RIGHT OF CANCELLATION made through the online store:
- Conditions: You have the right to cancel your order for any reason within 30 calendar days after you received the order.
- Cost: The cost of shipping items back to Tendam is payable by the customer. Tendam shall refund the customer the corresponding amount (including shipping costs from the original purchase) within 14 calendar days since the date it was informed of the cancellation request. The refund will be made via the same method used for payment. However, Tendam might hold the refund until items have been received, or until the customer sends to Tendam a proof of delivery, whichever occurs first.
- Procedure: From your home address: Go to your order information to request a return. If you checked out as a guest you can access this information from the link in your confirmation email. In the event you have paid any shipping costs with your original purchase, please contact our customer support so that we can return such costs, here.
7. PRODUCT AVAILABILITY
If there are any issues with supply or products have gone out of stock, customers will be informed immediately and a refund will be processed for the amount pertaining to the missing items. In the event of a customer noticing certain items have not been delivered, who has not been previously informed of the situation, the customer should contact Customer Services who will make the necessary checks. Tendam will refund the corresponding amount without undue delay and, in all cases, this will be done within 14 working days. The refund will be made via the same payment method as used for payment. Stock availability data as advertised on the website, both in physical or online stores, is subject to variation and for guidance only.
8. GUARANTEE OF PURCHASED PRODUCTS
The contractual guarantee offered is that set forth in Royal Legislative Decree 1/2007 of November, 16th, approving the consolidated text of the General Consumer and User Protection Law. Tendam shall respond to any instances of non-conformity expressed within a period of two years following delivery, provided that the customer has duly notified Tendam of the said lack of conformity within two months of the buyer becoming aware of these circumstances.
Furthermore, we remind you that you have a month to make a return for any reason other than an item being faulty, showing a defect or reception of an incorrect item, as specified in clause 6 from the General Terms and Conditions of Purchase.
9. CUSTOMER SERVICE
Should you have any questions, concerns, complaints, or suggestions about the online store, you may contact our Customer Service Department by any of the following means:
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* Language selection: Spanish, Portuguese, English or French.
** Brand selection: CTF, PDH, SPF, WS or FF.
- By post to the following address: Tendam Retail S.A. Av. Llano Castellano, 51, 28034 Madrid, Spain.
Claims Forms are also available for customers and consumers here.
The Customer Service of Tendam Retail S.A. will respond to your claim as soon as possible, and within a maximum period of one month. If the claim is not resolved to your satisfaction, you may resort to the ordinary courts, or you may submit it through the site http://ec.europa.eu/odr, which will grant you a free and unique access point from where to reach an out-of-court settlement.
10. MODIFICATION OF THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Tendam reserves the right to modify these General Terms and Conditions of Purchase at any time with a justified cause. No modification will affect the orders that are already in progress.
11. FORCE MAJEURE
Tendam's compliance with all or part of its obligations will be suspended in the event of an act of God or force majeure that prevents or delays compliance. They will be considered as such, in particular, without this list being limiting: war, an epidemic, riots, insurrection, social unrest, strikes of any nature and supply problems not attributable to Tendam. Tendam will inform the client of such a fortuitous event or force majeure within seven days after its occurrence. In the event that said suspension extends beyond a period of fifteen days, the client will then have the possibility of cancel the current order and Tendam will then proceed to reimburse the relevant amount under the conditions set forth in point 6 of these General Terms and Conditions of Purchase or in those others that the applicable regulations could, where appropriate, establish.
12. CODE OF CONDUCT
Tendam has a Code of Conduct that establishes the ethical values, commitments and good practices that must be applied to the management of our business. You can download the external and internal code of conduct.
13. APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION
These General Terms and Conditions of Purchase are subject to Spanish Law. In the event of any matter or dispute arising out of or in connection with these General Terms and Conditions of Purchase, the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals corresponding to the user’s address.
Download these General Terms and Conditions of Purchase in PDF format here.