Terms and Conditions

  1. General
  2. Cancelling your Order
  3. Our Returns Policy
  4. Refunds
  5. Delivery
  6. Discount Codes
  7. Complaints

General

  1. The owner of this web site is Wood Finishes Direct Limited, Registration number 05556432. Your contract for purchases made through the Site is with Wood Finishes Direct ('WFD'/'we'/'us'/'our').
  2. No contract for the sale of any product will exist between you and WFD until your goods are dispatched.
  3. To ensure that your debit or credit card is not being used without your consent, we will validate the name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against relevant third party databases including fraud prevention agencies and registered Credit Reference agencies, who may keep a record of that information. By accepting these terms and conditions you consent to such checks being made. We shall be entitled to process your data in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy. All information provided by you will be treated securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
  4. You undertake that all details you provide to WFD for the purpose of ordering or purchasing goods are correct, that the debit or credit card, or PayPal account you are using is your own and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the goods ordered.
  5. Unless otherwise stated, all prices include VAT (where applicable).

Cancelling your Order

Before we have dispatched your order
If you wish to cancel your order before we have dispatched it, simply call us on 01303 213838 or 01303 213830 for a full refund (see Refunds). We normally dispatch orders quite quickly after they have been placed, so it's best to call us rather than emailing us in this case.

After we have dispatched your order
If you wish to cancel your order after it has been dispatched, you can do so up to 14 days after the date you receive your goods for a full refund (see Refunds). You will need to give us written cancellation notice via , fax (0844 815 4992) or by post. Goods must be returned to us in line with our Returns Policy below.

Our Returns Policy

  • Call us first on 01303 213838 or 01303 213830 to notify us of your wish to return any goods to us.
  • Put the original order confirmation / delivery note inside the package (if this is not possible then you must include a slip with the order number so we can track the goods when they arrive).
  • Package the goods securely to ensure they are not damaged in transit. The packaging in which the item was sent should only be used for the return if it is in good condition and continues to offer adequate protection for the goods.
  • Address the goods to: -
    Returns Department,
    Wood Finishes Direct Limited,
    Unit B, 5 Acre Estate,
    Park Farm Industrial Estate,
    Folkestone,
    Kent,
    England,
    CT19 5DS

Unwanted Items
You may return any unwanted items to us up to 28 days after the day you receive it for a full refund (see Refunds), provided they are unused and in perfect condition when received. You must ensure that the goods you are returning are packaged adequately to protect against damage. If you fail to take reasonable care of the goods before they are returned to us, and this results in damage or deterioration, we will charge you for the reduction in value. Please note that we do not accept returns for bespokely made products.

Duplicate or Incorrect Items
If we have sent you duplicate or incorrect items, we can arrange to collect these items and resend the correct ones at no cost to you. Please call us on 01303 213838 or 01303 213830 to arrange.

Items Damaged in Transit
We package your order as best we can to minimise damage during transit to you. You are of course entitled to receive your goods in perfect condition, but occasionally - due to the nature of the products we supply - some damages can occur. These damages are usually limited to slightly dented tins with the products within remaining 100% usable. If you receive your goods in less than 100% condition and would like to get them exchanged, please call us on 01303 213838 or 01303 213830 and we can arrange this for you.

Faulty Items
Faulty products can be returned to us within 30 days of receiving the goods for a full refund (see Refunds) or an exchange. If a product becomes faulty after 30 days you may wish to contact the manufacturer directly as they may be able to offer support and troubleshooting with the issue you have with the item. We test every single return. If a returned product is found not to be faulty by our test centre we will return the item to you and you will be liable for the postage. We will not refund any postage for items found to be non-defective.

Your statutory rights are not affected.

Refunds

Refunds can take up to 7 days to process. If you have returned goods to us, generally once we receive the goods back we will issue any refund due straight away, but it may take up to 7 working days to appear on your bank statement. Please note that any credit card fees paid at time of ordering are non-refundable. Refunds will only be made back to the credit/debit card, or PayPal account used, or the person/organisation named on any cheque payments for the original purchase. Refunds will not include any outbound delivery cost charged at the time of order unless the goods delivered were faulty, damaged or sent to you as a result of our error. Wood Finishes Direct will only refund the cost of products returned in accordance with our Returns Policy.

Delivery

We use couriers to deliver orders. For more details, please see our Delivery Information page.

Discount Codes

Discount codes used on the site cannot be used with any other discounted products, today-only offers, delivery discounts, or special offers. Only one discount (or discount code) can be active per order. If a discount code is invalid you will be informed why when you enter the code on the site. Discount codes may have an expiry date and/or minimum spend limits.

Complaints

Should there be a cause for complaint, please . Our aim is to always respond within 24 hours. If your email is received on a weekend then we will endeavour to respond the following working day.


This is the user agreement which governs your use of this website and/or the purchase by you of the services and products we provide.

  1. Wood Finishes Direct Ltd, herein known as "WFD" will supply: -
    1. (i) Goods of a quality within the constraints of manufacture of wood finishing products.
    2. (ii) Goods in the quantities ordered and will supply the customer an invoice for the quantity supplied.
  2. On receipt of an order WFD will quote a delivery date if requested, but, while every effort will be made by WFD to dispatch goods on time such date is given and intended as an estimate only. Time shall not be of the essence of this contract and WFD shall not be liable to make good any damage or loss whether arising directly or indirectly out of delay in delivery.
  3. Any shortage or damage or dispute with regard to the condition must be notified to WFD and carrier within three working days of delivery.
    1. (i) The ownership and title to the goods shall remain with WFD which reserves the right to dispose of the goods until payment in full for all the goods have been received by it in accordance with the terms of this contract until such time as the buyer sells the goods to its customers by way of sale at full market value. If such payment is overdue in whole or in part the seller may (without prejudice to any of its other rights) recover or resell the goods or any of them and may enter upon the commencement of any act or proceeding in which the buyer's solvency is involved. If any of the goods are incorporated in or used as material for other goods before such payment the property in the whole of such goods shall be and remain with the Company until such time as payment has been made or the other goods shall have been sold as aforesaid, and all the Company's rights hereunder in the goods shall extend to those other goods.
    2. (ii) Until the Company is paid in full for all the products the relationship of the buyer to the seller shall be fiduciary in respect of the products or other goods in which they are incorporated or used and if the same are sold by the buyer the Company shall have the right to trace the proceeds thereof according to the principals in RE HALLETTS ESTATE (1880). A like right for the Company shall apply where the buyer uses the goods in any way so as to be entitled to payment through a Third Party.
  4. In accordance with the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998, payment of WFD's invoice shall be made within 30 days net from the date the goods were invoiced. If payment is not made on or before that date WFD shall be entitled to charge daily interest at 8% above the Bank of England base rate per annum on any outstanding amount. WFD reserve the right to also include a compensation charge.
  5. In the event of non-payment of an invoice the buyer shall pay all WFD's expenses, including legal costs which may be incurred by WFD in recovering the goods or payment of the outstanding amount.
  6. These terms and conditions may only be varied in writing by WFD and these terms and conditions shall override any terms or conditions stipulated, incorporated or referred to by the buyer whether in the order or in any negotiations.
  7. VAT - WFD shall be entitled to charge the amount of VAT payable whether or not included on a quotation or an invoice.
  8. Special Orders - WFD reserves the right to administer a surcharge for the production of any non standard products. Such as in the case of a buyer wanting to purchase a product that requires being specially formulated in order to meet with the buyers colour requirements.
  9. These terms and conditions and the contract shall be subject to and construed in accordance with English Law.
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