Please read the following important terms and conditions before you buy anything on our website and check that they contain everything which you want and nothing that you are not willing to agree to.

Summary of some of your key rights:

By law, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013, SI 2013/3134 say that we must give you certain key information before a legally binding contract between you and us is made (see below). We will give you this information in a clear and understandable way. Some of this information is likely to be obvious from the context. Some of this information is also set out in this contract, such as information on our complaint handling policy.

Right to cancel – goods

The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 say that up to 14 days after receiving your goods, in most cases, you can change your mind and get a full refund.

Your Consumer Rights – goods

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 says goods must be as described, fit for purpose and of satisfactory quality. During the expected lifespan (expiry date of the food products, except perishable items such as fresh, chilled & frozen products) of your product you’re entitled to the following:

  • up to 30 days: if your goods are faulty, then you can get a refund;
  • up to six months: if they can’t be repaired or replaced, then you’re entitled to a full refund, in most cases;
  • up to six years: if the goods do not last a reasonable length of time, you may be entitled to some money back.

This is a summary of some of your key rights. For detailed information from Citizens Advice please visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk.

The information in this summary box summarises some of your key rights. It is not intended to replace the contract below which you should read carefully.

 

This contract sets out:

  • your legal rights and responsibilities;
  • our legal rights and responsibilities; and
  • certain key information required by law.

In this contract:

  • We, us or our means KOREA FOODS COMPANY LIMITED

References to us in these Terms also includes any group companies which we may have from time to time.

  • Our site or our website

refers to the any site on which these terms and conditions are displayed, including, but not limited to the following websites:  www.koreafoods.co.uk

  • You or your means the person accessing or using our site to make purchases from us.

If you don’t understand any of this contract and want to talk to us about it, please contact us by email: online@koreafoods.co.uk

Who we are

We are a company registered in the United Kingdom with company registration number 3896933 and our registered office is at:

Unit 6 Wyvern Industrial Estate,
Beverley Way,
New Malden,
Surrey,
KT3 4PH

We are registered with VAT registration number 745162143.

The details of this contract will not be filed with any relevant authority by us.

 

Terms and Conditions of Sale

A. Introduction

1. These terms and conditions apply to any sale of goods on our site. If you buy goods on our site you agree to be legally bound by this contract and the terms and conditions contained herein.

2. This contract is only available in English. No other languages are available for this contract.

3. When buying any goods on our site you also agree to be bound by:

3.1. our terms and conditions of use and any documents referred to therein;

3.2. extra terms which may add to, or replace some of, this contract. This may happen for the following reasons:

Circumstances change for reasons beyond our control.

3.3. specific terms which apply to certain goods. If you want to see these specific terms, please visit the relevant web page for the goods.

All these documents form part of this contract as though set out in full here.

B. Information we give you

1. By law, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 say that we must give you certain key information before a legally binding contract between you and us is made. If you want to see this key information, please:

1.1. read the Confirmation email that will be sent to you when you have ordered goods (see clause below); or

1.2. contact us using by email: online@koreafoods.co.uk

2. The key information we give you by law forms part of this contract (as though it is set out in full here).

3. If we have to change any key information once a legally binding contract between you and us is made, we can only do this if you agree to it.

C. Ordering from us

1. Here we set out how a legally binding contract between you and us is made.

2. You place an order on our site by doing the following:

The user adds products to a basket, and then clicks the basket to proceed to checkout. To complete the process, the user will click to “Pay Now” to confirm the order.

3. Please read and check your order carefully before submitting it. However, if you need to correct any errors you can do so before submitting it to us.

4. When you place your order at the end of the online checkout process (e.g. when you confirm payment), we will acknowledge it by email. This acknowledgement does not, however, mean that your order has been accepted.

5. We may contact you to say that we do not accept your order. This is typically for the following reasons:

5.1. the goods are unavailable;

5.2. we cannot authorise your payment;

5.3. you are not allowed to buy the goods from us;

5.4. we are not allowed to sell the goods to you;

5.5. the number of goods you have ordered is too large; or

5.6. there has been a mistake on the pricing or description of the goods.

6. We will only accept your order when we send you an Email to confirm this (Confirmation Email ). At this point:

6.1. a legally binding contract will be in place between you and us; and

6.2. your order will be fulfilled

7. If you are under the age of 18 you may not buy any goods from our site. However, in some cases you may not be able to buy certain goods because you are too young. If so this will be set out on the relevant web page for the goods concerned.

D. Right to cancel this contract

1. You have the right to cancel this contract within 14 days without giving any reason.

2. However, this right to cancel will not apply to any of the following products:

Perishable items (such as fruit, vegetables, chilled, refrigerated or frozen good) and items with a short shelf-life.

3. The cancellation period will expire after 14 days from the day:

3.1. on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of any goods, in the case of a sales contract;

3.2. on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the last good purchased, in the case of a contract relating to multiple goods ordered by the consumer in one order and delivered separately;

3.3. on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the last lot or piece of any purchased goods, in the case of a contract relating to delivery of a good consisting of multiple lots or pieces;

3.4. on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the first good purchased, in the case of a contract for regular delivery of goods during a defined period of time.

4. To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform us of your decision to cancel this contract by a clear statement (e.g. by sending an email to online@koreafoods.co.uk) and it should include the information below:

  • Order Number,
  • Ordered Date,
  • Name of Consumer(s),
  • Delivery Address of Consumer(s), and
  • Mobile Number.

5. To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning your exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.

E. Effects of cancellation

1. If you cancel this contract (must be made before 2 pm on your order dispatch date), we will reimburse to you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery.

2. We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied, if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling by you.

3. If you have received the goods or the order has been dispatched:

3.1. you shall, without undue delay and in any event not later than 14 days from the day on which you communicate your cancellation from this contract to us, send back the goods or hand them over to us

3.2. the deadline shall be met if you send back the goods before the period of 14 days has expired;

3.3. we will NOT bear the costs of both delivery and returning the goods;

3.4. you are only liable for any diminished value of the goods resulting from the handling other than what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics and functioning of the goods.

4. We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than:

4.1. 14 days after the day we received back from you any goods supplied; or

4.2. if there were no goods supplied, 14 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel this contract.

5. We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement.

F. Delivery of goods

1. The estimated date and time window (if applicable) for delivery of the goods can be checked from our courier’s website with your parcel tracking number.

2. Delivery of the goods will take place when our courier deliver them to the address that you gave to us.

3. We may be unable to deliver the goods if we are unable to properly identify you. Please be prepared to provide a form of ID (passport or photocard driving licence) on delivery of goods.

4. Unless you and we agree otherwise, if we cannot deliver your goods within 30 days, we will:

4.1. let you know;

4.2. cancel your order; and

4.3. give you a refund.

5. You are responsible for the goods when delivery has taken place. In other words, the risk in the goods passes to you when you take possession of the goods.

6. We do not make deliveries to any addresses outside of the UK.

G. Payment

1. We accept the following means of payment:

Visa
Mastercard
Apple Pay

2. We will do all that we reasonably can to ensure that all of the information you give us when paying for goods is secure by using an encrypted secure payment mechanism. However, in the absence of negligence on our part we will not be legally responsible to you for any loss that you may suffer if a third party gains unauthorised access to any information that you give us.

3. Your credit card or debit card will only be charged when you confirm your order.

4. All payments by credit card or debit card need to be authorised by the relevant card issuer. From time to time we may also use extra security steps via Verified by Visa, Mastercard®SecureCodeTM or equivalent services.

5. If your payment is not received by us and you have already received any goods, you:

5.1. must pay for such goods within 30 days; or

5.2. must return them to us as soon as possible. If so, you must keep the goods in your possession, take reasonable care of them (including ensuring that you follow any instructions or manuals given with the goods) and not use them before you return them to us.

6. If you do not return any goods (such as where you have not paid for them) we may collect the goods from you at your expense. We will try to contact you to let you know if we intend to do this.

7. Nothing in this clause affects your legal rights to cancel the contract during any applicable ‘cooling off’ period detailed under the Clauses entitled ‘Right to Cancel this Contract ‘ and ‘Effects of Cancellation ‘ above.

8. The price of the goods:

8.1. is in pounds sterling (£)(GBP);

8.2. includes VAT at the applicable rate; and

8.3. does not include the cost of:

8.3.1. delivering the goods (delivery costs will be provided before you confirmed your order); or

8.3.2. any carrier bags.

H. Nature of goods

1. The Consumer Rights Act 2015 gives you certain legal rights (also known as ‘statutory rights’), for example, the goods:

1.1. are of satisfactory quality;

1.2. are fit for purpose; and

1.3. match the description, sample or model;

2. We must provide you with goods that comply with your legal rights.

3. The packaging of the goods may be different from that shown on our site.

4. While we try to make sure that:

4.1.  all weights, sizes and measurements set out on our site are as accurate as possible, there may be a small tolerance in such weights, sizes and measurements; and

5. Any goods sold:

5.1. at discount prices;

5.2. with short expiry period;

5.3. as remnants; or

5.4. as substandard;

will be identified and sold as such. Please check that they are of a satisfactory quality for their intended use.

6. If we can’t supply certain goods we may need to substitute them with alternative goods of equal or better standard and value. In this case:

6.1. we will let you know if we intend to do this but this may not always be possible; and

6.2. you can refuse to accept such substitutes, in which case we will offer you a refund.

I. Faulty goods

1. Your legal rights under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (also known as ‘statutory rights’), are set out at the top of this contract. They are a summary of your key rights. For more detailed information on your rights and what you should expect from us, please:

1.1. contact us using email to online@koreafoods.co.uk; or

1.2. visit the Citizens Advice website www.citizensadvice.uk.

2. Nothing in this contract affects your legal rights under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (also known as ‘statutory rights’). You may also have other rights in law.

3. Please contact us using the contact details at the top of this page, if you want:

3.1. us to repair the goods ;

3.2. us to replace the goods ;

3.3. a price reduction; or

3.4. to reject the goods and get a refund.

J. End of the contract

If this contract is ended it will not affect our right to receive any money which you owe to us under this contract.

K. Limit on our responsibility to

1. Except for any legal responsibility that we cannot exclude in law (such as for death or personal injury), we are not legally responsible for:

1.1. losses that:

1.1.1. were not foreseeable to you and us when the contract was formed; or

1.1.2. that were not caused by any breach on our part;

1.2. business losses; and

1.3. losses to non-consumers.

L. Rights of third parties

No one other than a party to these Terms has any right to enforce any of these Terms.

M. Disputes

1. We will try to resolve any disputes with you quickly and efficiently.

2. If you are unhappy with:

2.1. the goods;

2.2. our service to you; or

2.3. any other matter;

please contact us as soon as possible.

3. If you and we cannot resolve a dispute using our complaint handling procedure, we will:

3.1. let you know that we cannot settle the dispute with you; and

3.2. consider the need for Alternative Dispute Resolution and, if considered necessary, provide you with information about any alternative dispute resolution provider we deem appropriate to deal with your complaint.

4. If you want to take court proceedings, the relevant courts of the United Kingdom will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to these Terms.

5. The laws of England and Wales will apply to these Terms.