TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please read all these terms and conditions.

As we can accept your order and make a legally enforceable agreement without further reference to you, you must read these terms and conditions to make sure that they contain all that you want and nothing that you are not happy with.

Application

1. These Terms and Conditions will apply to the purchase of the services and goods by you (the Customer or you). We are Battle Guide Tours Limited a company registered in England and Wales under number 12718470 whose registered office is at Grove House, 1 Grove Place, Bedfordshire, MK40 3JJ with email address bookings@battleguide.co.uk; (the Supplier or us or we).
2. These are the terms on which we sell all Services to you. By ordering any of the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. You can only purchase the Services and Goods from the Website if you are eligible to enter into a contract and are at least 18 years old.

Interpretation

3. Consumer means an individual acting for purposes which are wholly or mainly outside his or her trade, business, craft or profession;
4. Contract means the legally-binding agreement between you and us for the supply of the Services;
5. Delivery Location means the Supplier’s premises or other location where the Services are to be supplied, as set out in the Order;
6. Durable Medium means paper or email, or any other medium that allows information to be addressed personally to the recipient, enables the recipient to store the information in a way accessible for future reference for a period that is long enough for the purposes of the information, and allows the unchanged reproduction of the information stored;
7. Goods means any goods that we supply to you with the Services, of the number and description as set out in the Order;
8. Order means the Customer’s order for the Services from the Supplier as submitted following the step by step process set out on the Website;
9. Privacy Policy means the terms which set out how we will deal with confidential and personal information received from you via the Website;
10. Services means the services advertised on the Website, including any Goods, of the number and description set out in the Order;
11. Website means our website http://battleguide.co.uk/ on which the Services are advertised.

Services

12. The description of the Services and any Goods is as set out in the Website, catalogues, brochures or other form of advertisement. Any description is for illustrative purposes only.
13. In the case of Services and any Goods created to your special requirements, it is your responsibility to ensure that any information or specification you provide is accurate.
14. All Services which appear on the Website are subject to availability.
15. We can make changes to the Services which are necessary to comply with any applicable law or safety requirement. We will notify you of these changes.

Customer responsibilities

16. You must co-operate with us in all matters relating to the Services, provide us and our authorised employees and representatives with all information required to perform the Services and obtain any necessary licences and consents (unless otherwise agreed).
17. Failure to comply with the above is a Customer default which entitles us to suspend performance of the Services until you remedy it or if you fail to remedy it following our request, we can terminate the Contract with immediate effect on written notice to you.

Personal information and Registration

18. When registering to use the Website you must set up a username and password. You remain responsible for all actions taken under the chosen username and password and undertake not to disclose your username and any issued passwords to anyone else and keep them secret. Passwords for tours are issued on an exclusive one-user basis.
19. We retain and use all information strictly under the Privacy Policy.
20. We may contact you by using e-mail or other electronic communication methods and by pre-paid post and you expressly agree to this.

Basis of Sale

21. The description of the Services and any Goods in our website does not constitute a contractual offer to sell the Services or Goods. When an Order has been submitted on the Website, we can reject it for any reason, although we will try to tell you the reason without delay.
22. The Order process is set out on the Website. Each step allows you to check and amend any errors before submitting the Order. It is your responsibility to check that you have used the ordering process correctly.
23. A Contract will be formed for the Services ordered only when you receive an email from us confirming the Order (Order Confirmation). You must ensure that the Order Confirmation is complete and accurate and inform us immediately of any errors. We are not responsible for any inaccuracies in the Order placed by you. By placing an Order you agree to us giving you confirmation of the Contract by means of an email with all information in it (ie the Order Confirmation). You will receive the Order Confirmation within a reasonable time after making the Contract, but in any event not later than the delivery of any Services supplied under the Contract.
24. Any quotation or estimate of Fees (as defined below) is valid for a maximum period of days from its date, unless we expressly withdraw it at an earlier time.
25. No variation of the Contract, whether about description of the Services, Fees or otherwise, can be made after it has been entered into unless the variation is agreed by the Customer and the Supplier in writing.
26. We intend that these Terms and Conditions apply only to a Contract entered into by you as a Consumer. If this is not the case, you must tell us, so that we can provide you with a different contract with terms which are more appropriate for you and which might, in some respects, be better for you, eg by giving you rights as a business.

Fees and Payment

27. The fees (Fees) for the Services, the price of any Goods (if not included in the Fees) and any additional charges is that set out on the Website at the date we accept the Order or such other price as we may agree in writing. Prices for Services may be calculated on a fixed price or on a standard daily rate basis.
28. Fees and charges include VAT at the rate applicable at the time of the Order.
29. You must pay by submitting your credit or debit card details with your Order and we can take payment immediately or otherwise before delivery of the Services.

Delivery

30. We will deliver the Services within the agreed period or contact you with reasonable notice if for some reason we are unable to do so.
31. In any case, regardless of events beyond our control, if we do not deliver the Scheduled Services on time, you can require us to reduce the Fees or charges by an appropriate amount (including the right to receive a refund for anything already paid above the reduced amount).

Withdrawal and cancellation

32. You can withdraw the Order by telling us before the Contract is made, if you simply wish to change your mind and without giving us a reason, and without incurring any liability.
33. This is a distance contract (as defined below) which has the cancellation rights (Cancellation Rights) set out below. These Cancellation Rights, however, do not apply, to a contract for the following services (with no others) in the following circumstances:
a. Services that are made to your specifications or are clearly personalised;
b. Services which are expressly ordered beyond our scheduled tours.

Right to cancel

34. Subject as stated in these Terms and Conditions, Tour purchases for Scheduled tours will be fully refunded up to 72 hours prior to the scheduled start date and time. A 50% refund will be applicable for cancellations of Live Tours between 72 and 48 hours prior to scheduled start date and time. No refund will be issued for cancellation less than 48 hours prior to scheduled start time and date, although access to services in the form of an On Demand Tour video will be permitted.

35. Subject as stated in these Terms and Conditions, Bespoke or Group tour purchases which include a 10% non refundable deposit will be fully refunded, minus deposit upon cancellation when a period of more than 28 days notice is given. Cancellations of bespoke or group tours between 28 and 14 days prior to agreed tour start date and time will receive a 50% refund. Bespoke or group tour cancellations within 14 days of the scheduled tour start time and date will not be eligible for refund.
36. To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform us of your decision to cancel this Contract by a clear statement setting out your decision (eg a letter sent by post or email). You must be able to show clear evidence of when the cancellation was made.
37. You can also electronically fill in and submit the model cancellation form or any other clear statement of the Customer’s decision to cancel the Contract on our website http://battleguide.co.uk/ . If you use this option, we will communicate to you an acknowledgement of receipt of such a cancellation in a Durable Medium (eg by email) without delay.
38. 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.

Commencement of Services in the cancellation period

39. We must not begin the supply of a service (being part of the Services) before the end of the cancellation period unless you have made an express request for the service.

Timing of reimbursement

40. We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than 14 days after the day we receive notification from you.
41. If we have offered to collect the Goods or if no Goods were supplied or to be supplied (ie it is a contract for the supply of services only), we will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than 14 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel this Contract.
42. 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.

Conformity

43. We have a legal duty to supply the Goods and/or Services in conformity with the Contract, and will not have conformed if it does not meet the following obligation.
44. We will supply the Services with reasonable skill and care.
45. In relation to the Services, anything we say or write to you, or anything someone else says or writes to you on our behalf, about us or about the Services, is a term of the Contract (which we must comply with) if you take it into account when deciding to enter this Contract, or when making any decision about the Services after entering into this Contract. Anything you take into account is subject to anything that qualified it and was said or written to you by us or on behalf of us on the same occasion, and any change to it that has been expressly agreed between us (before entering this Contract or later).

Duration, termination and suspension

46. The Contract continues as long as it takes us to perform the Services.
47. Either you or we may terminate the Contract or suspend the Services at any time by a written notice of termination or suspension to the other if that other:
a. commits a serious breach, or series of breaches resulting in a serious breach, of the Contract and the breach either cannot be fixed or is not fixed within 30 days of the written notice; or
b. is subject to any step towards its bankruptcy or liquidation.
48. On termination of the Contract for any reason, any of our respective remaining rights and liabilities will not be affected.

Successors and our sub-contractors

49. Either party can transfer the benefit of this Contract to someone else, and will remain liable to the other for its obligations under the Contract. The Supplier will be liable for the acts of any sub-contractors who it chooses to help perform its duties.

Circumstances beyond the control of either party

50. In the event of any failure by a party because of something beyond its reasonable control:
a. the party will advise the other party as soon as reasonably practicable; and
b. the party’s obligations will be suspended so far as is reasonable, provided that that party will act reasonably, and the party will not be liable for any failure which it could not reasonably avoid, but this will not affect the Customer’s above rights relating to delivery (and the right to cancel below).

Privacy

51. Your privacy is critical to us. We respect your privacy and comply with the General Data Protection Regulation with regard to your personal information.
52. These Terms and Conditions should be read alongside, and are in addition to our policies, including our privacy policy and cookies policy (https://battleguide.co.uk/privacy-policy) .
53. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:
a. ‘Data Protection Laws’ means any applicable law relating to the processing of Personal Data, including, but not limited to the Directive 95/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR.
b. ‘GDPR’ means the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.
c. ‘Data Controller’, ‘Personal Data’ and ‘Processing’ shall have the same meaning as in the GDPR.
54. We are a Data Controller of the Personal Data we Process in providing the Services and Goods to you.
55. Where you supply Personal Data to us so we can provide Services and Goods to you, and we Process that Personal Data in the course of providing the Services and Goods to you, we will comply with our obligations imposed by the Data Protection Laws:
a. before or at the time of collecting Personal Data, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected;
b. we will only Process Personal Data for the purposes identified;
c. we will respect your rights in relation to your Personal Data; and
d. we will implement technical and organisational measures to ensure your Personal Data is secure.
56. For any enquiries or complaints regarding data privacy, you can e-mail: bookings@battleguide.co.uk.

Excluding liability

57. The Supplier does not exclude liability for: (i) any fraudulent act or omission; or (ii) death or personal injury caused by negligence or breach of the Supplier’s other legal obligations. Subject to this, we are not liable for (i) loss which was not reasonably foreseeable to both parties at the time when the Contract was made, or (ii) loss (eg loss of profit) to your business, trade, craft or profession which would not be suffered by a Consumer – because we believe you are not buying the Services and Goods wholly or mainly for your business, trade, craft or profession.

58. In the case of delivery of tours, Battle Guide Virtual Tours does not accept liability for any and all of the following:

a. Forgetting to join a tour at an agreed time and date

b. Missing one or more parts of a longer tour

c. Insufficient/unsatisfactory WiFi/internet service

d. Failure of equipment or power cuts

e. Complaints regarding content or quality of service

f. Availability of advertised tour manager and/or guide

In all of the above cases, Battle Guide Tours Ltd undertake to take reasonable steps and due efforts to provide a professional service in line with those advertised in each tour.

 

Governing law, jurisdiction and complaints

59. The Contract (including any non-contractual matters) is governed by the law of England and Wales.
60. Disputes can be submitted to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales or, where the Customer lives in Scotland or Northern Ireland, in the courts of respectively Scotland or Northern Ireland.
61. We try to avoid any dispute, so we deal with complaints as follows: If a dispute occurs customers should contact us to find a solution. We will aim to respond with an appropriate solution within 5 days but usually much sooner..