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Terms & Privacy

This privacy policy is for this website www.thebadgecentre.co.uk and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

IMPORTANT: We do not store credit card details

The Website

This website and it's owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website comply's to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Order Process & Cancellation

When your order is processed you will receive a confirmation email with details of what has been ordered, together with a copy of an invoice for your purchase. We recommend that you check the email and ensure that it is correct. We endeavour to process orders in accordance with your chosen dispatch timescale, however in most circumstances your order will be dispatched  sooner.

As we offer a customised product service with a lot of our products it is important that you notify us of any errors or intentions to cancel as a matter of urgency.

  • If we are producing a custom design service, that being we are creating a design on your behalf in its entirety, then we can accept cancellations up until the point we have received approval of our work, after which the badges may already have gone into the production process.
  • If you have chosen a design on our website that requires personalisation/modification, then we can accept a cancellation until we have progressed your order to print.
  • All other orders cancellation will be accepted up until the point of production. To cancel your order you may call us on 0800 043 8060 or email hello@thebadgecentre.co.uk - You may also use our contact form for cancellation. There is no penalty for cancelling your order. We process cancellations on the same working day of receipt.

In the event of faulty product or a product that have been produced incorrectly, we will either issue a refund or replacement, subject to your agreement and preference. In the event of you choosing to cancel your order because of faulty or an error on our part, we will issue a full refund without any penalty. Please note that we may need to see faulty items for the purpose of clarification.

Payment

Unless previously agreed, we require payment in full before an order can be processed. We accept credit/debit card and PayPal payments online via the secure checkout process or over the telephone. Credit / debit card payments will show on your statement as THEBADGECENTRE or an abbreviated version. There are no charges/admin fees levied based on your chosen payment method.

Delivery

We dispatch orders to the UK and Europe. Delivery is automatically calculated during checkout, at which point you can choose to choose from available services and dispatch options. Please note that with the exception of our Next Working Day Delivery option, our estimates are based on dispatch and not delivery due to the multiple stage process our customised products have to go through. Delivery information can be found by clicking here. We reserve the right to send orders that require a signature upon delivery.

Refunds & Returns

Please see our Return & Refunds policy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for website's to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a users computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the users computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the users interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through it's server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and it's external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor it's visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or it's owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk. Users should not include any payment information via the contact form/emails.

This website and it's owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. You may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or it's owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].

This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and it's owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and it's owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor it's owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.