Terms & Conditions
Vin Cognito has taken every effort to ensure that the information on this website is correct, accurate and up to date. However, we take no responsibility for information that is incomplete, inaccurate or out of date.
Vin Cognito shall not be held liable to any individual or business for any damage or loss which may have occurred from the use of any matter contained on this website.
Vin Cognito assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any links to the internet or other third party websites from its website. Once you activate these links you will leave this website and Vin Cognito will not be responsible, or liable, for the content of any other websites on the internet which you may visit via this website.
You must be at least 18 years of age to purchase any alcoholic product. By placing your order on our website, on the phone, or in person at one of our events, you are hereby representing to us that you are at least 18. All products delivered must be received by an adult aged at least 18 years.
Alcohol can damage your health if consumed irresponsibly or in excess. Please drink responsibly, never drink and drive, and please heed recommended guidelines for drinking, which can be found on the Drink Aware charity’s website at http://www.drinkaware.co.uk/tips-and-tools/drink-diary/
By purchasing a product from us online, you agree that you are bound by the following Terms and Conditions:
All products are sold "as-is", without any representations or warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, as to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or other description of physical condition. Despite this, if there is any problem with a product or delivery from us, please contact us and we shall endeavour to help in whatever way we can.
All risk of loss and damage to a product passes to you upon shipment of the product purchased. We are not responsible for any acts or omissions in connection with the packing or shipping of the products or of the carriers, whether or not recommended or selected by us.
These Terms and Conditions of Sale, as well as your and our respective rights and obligations hereunder, shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom. You consent to this exclusive jurisdiction with any product purchased from us. In no event shall our liability ever exceed the purchase price actually paid by you for such product.
Images used to represent products are intended for illustration purposes only, and are not necessarily true representations of the actual goods themselves. If you have any questions about particular products please email email@example.com or call 07747 012 251 or 07973 600 789.
None of these terms affect your statutory rights under consumer protection law.
All products are offered subject to availability and remain the property of Vin Cognito until payment is received in full. All goods offered are subject to availability, errors and omissions excepted. Goods are offered on sale or return only by specific arrangement approved by a VinCognito representative.
We shall retain title to all goods (other than goods in your direct physical possession following delivery or collection and payment in full for those goods) sold by us until all the sums due from you in respect of any order have been paid. Any bank charges raised by the paying bank are payable by the customer and if incurred will be re-invoiced for immediate payment.
We shall not be liable for any delay or failure to meet our obligations occasioned by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
None of these terms affect your consumer rights.
Prices and availability
All listed prices include VAT. Unless marked otherwise, listed prices of wine imported to the UK include all shipping costs to the UK and duty. Prices do not included the cost of delivery to the customer, which will be calculated and displayed in the process of placing an order.
The prices quoted are those valid at the time of publication. Due to circumstances beyond our control, prices may have to be altered up or down, for example due to variations to the rates of VAT and excise duty.
The online shop function is intended to show only products that are currently in stock and available for dispatch. On rare occasions a product may appear as available on the website but is not available (e.g. we may have just sold the last bottles but the system has not updated yet). In this unlikely event we will contact you to let you know when the product will next be in stock and/or recommend a similar alternative. You will also have the option of a full refund through Stripe.
Help for ordering online
If you have any questions about ordering online, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07747 012 251 or 07973 600 789.
The Vin Cognito online shopping system allows you to purchase wines, beer, spirits and related merchandise for delivery to any UK through our secure shopping system. All major credit and debit cards are accepted through our payment service provider Stripe, which provides a high level of data encryption and ensures secure transmission and processing of your details.
You do not need to be registered on our website to order from us. The site is fully secure and supports encryption during the purchasing process, but if you would prefer to order by phone you can ring us directly on 07747 012 251 or 07973 600 789 (between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday) to place an order or email us at email@example.com.
You will be notified by e-mail as soon as we receive your order. Please ensure that you enter your e-mail address on the order form. If we have any queries regarding your order, we will contact you via e-mail or telephone. If there are any disparities between the details that you have given us and records held to check against fraud, we may not dispatch goods until you have returned any queries that we have made to the contact details you have given.
Wines out of stock
If you place an order and the goods are out of stock, we will inform you ASAP via e-mail or telephone. Please ensure that you submit your correct e-mail and telephone details on the order form.
If your order contains multiple items, we can either wait for the out-of-stock item to arrive and ship everything together, or ship the order separately. In such cases we will contact you to seek your instructions.
When should I expect to receive my wine?
Once your order has been received we will contact you within 24 hours to confirm it and give you some delivery options. Orders can usually be dispatched the next day, with a 2-3 day delivery time within the UK. We offer weekend deliveries and we also offer evening deliveries to London postcodes. Express orders are possible - please phone 07747 012 251 or 07973 600 789 to discuss.
Right to cancel
If you are a customer and order anything from us you have statutory rights in the United Kingdom to cancel the order and return any goods ordered in exchange for a refund, provided said goods are in the same condition as supplied.
Your statutory right to cancel an order starts the moment you place your order and ends 7 working days from the day after you receive your goods. Confirmation of your cancellation should be in writing and either emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org) or posted to us (see our Contact Us page for our postal address). We will refund the cost of the original outbound shipment to you. However, at our discretion, we reserve the right to ask you to cover the cost of returning the item.
You are responsible for ensuring that the goods are received by us and are not damaged in transit. Goods should therefore be securely packaged. We recommend that you return items using recorded delivery for your protection.
We want you to be totally satisfied with every purchase you make from Vin Cognito, so will endeavor to be as accommodating as possible should you wish to cancel or return an order. In most circumstances we will be prepared to extend the legal minimum period of 7 days to 14 days.
We hold the highest respect for our customers and guarantee our commitment to your privacy. We do not sell any of the information provided by you to any other institutions. By registering with us and/or buying products from us online, you will automatically be added to our mailing list, but you do have the option to "opt-out". If at anytime you would like to be removed from our list, simply click the opt-out button in the e-mail or contact us by phone, and you will be removed immediately.
As a customer, you reserve the right to be concerned about the security of your credit card information. Please be assured that your financial information is sent to us via encrypted data and can therefore not be hacked, received, or deciphered by other merchants or people with malicious intentions. We have taken steps to ensure your privacy and security by using the highest levels of encryption security. If you are still not comfortable with releasing your credit card information via our website, you may call 07747 012 251 or 07973 600 789.
Intellectual property rights
All copyright, database rights, trademarks (including the Vin Cognito® trademark) and any other intellectual property rights in and to the content on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, banners, images, buttons, underlying source code and software, is the sole property of VinCognito, or the applicable licensor.
Any use (including copying, reproduction, duplication, transmission, or display of the content of this website, without the express written permission of Vin Cognito) for purposes other than the viewing of information or for ordering of goods, is strictly prohibited.
Permission is granted to electronically copy, and to print in hard copy, portions of this website for the sole purpose of placing an order with VinCognito or using this website as a shopping resource.