Terms and Conditions of Sale
Please read these conditions of sale carefully.
You will be asked to expressly agree to these conditions of sale before you place an
order for products from our website.
In these conditions of sale, “we” means Skippers Choice (and “us” and “our” will be
construed accordingly); and “you” means our customer or potential customer for
products (and “your” will be construed accordingly).
(3) Order process
The advertising of products on our website constitutes an “invitation to treat”; and
your order for products constitutes a contractual offer. No contract will come into
force between you and us unless and until we accept your order in accordance with
the procedure detailed below.
In order to enter into a contract to purchase products from us, you will need to take
the following steps:
(i) you must add the products you wish to purchase to your
shopping cart, and then proceed to the checkout;
(ii) if you are a new customer, you must then create an account with us and log in; if
you are an existing customer, you must enter your login details;
(iii) once you are logged in, you must confirm your order and your consent to these
conditions of sale;
(iv) you will be transferred to the xxx website, and xxx will handle your payment;
(v) we will then send you an initial acknowledgement
(vi) once we have checked whether we are able to meet your order, we will either
send you an order confirmation (at which point your order will become a binding
contract) or we will confirm by email that we are unable to meet your order.
We will not file a copy of these conditions of sale specifically in relation to your
order. We may update the version of these conditions of sale on the website from time
to time, and we do not guarantee that the version you have agreed to will remain
accessible. We therefore recommend that you download, print and retain a copy of
these conditions of sale for your records.
The only language in which we provide these conditions of sale is English.
Before you place your order, you will have the opportunity of identifying whether you
have made any input errors by viewing the contents of your virtual shopping basket.
You may correct those input errors before placing your order by removing or
changing items from you virtual shopping basket
(4) The products
The products sold on this website are food products supplied either frozen or fresh as
specified in the product description.
(5) Price and payment
Prices for products are quoted on our website. The website contains a large number
of products and it is always possible that some of the prices on the website may be
incorrect. We will verify prices as part of our sale procedures so that a product's
correct price will be stated when you pay for the product.
In addition to the price of the products, you may have to pay a delivery charge, which
will be as stated during the checkout process.
Payment must be made upon the submission of your order. We may withhold the
products and/or cancel the contract between us if the price is not received from you in
full in cleared funds.
The prices on the website include all value added taxes where applicable.
Payment for all products must be made by Credit / Debit card.
Prices for products are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect
contracts which have come into force.
(6) Your warranties
You warrant to us that:
(a) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts, and you have full
authority, power and capacity to agree to these conditions of sale;
(b) the information provided in your order is accurate and complete;
(c) you will be able to accept delivery of the products;
(d) you are resident in Scotland, England or Wales
(e) you are at least 18 years of age.
(7) Delivery policy
We will arrange for the products to be delivered to the address for delivery indicated
in your order.
We will use reasonable endeavours to deliver products on or before the date for
delivery set out in our order confirmation or, if no date is set out in our orderconfirmation, within 3 days of the date of our order confirmation. However, we
cannot guarantee delivery by the relevant date.
We will only deliver products within Scotland, England and Wales.
(8) Risk and ownership
The products will be at your risk from the time of delivery. Ownership of the
products will only pass to you upon the later of:
(a) delivery of the products; and
(b) receipt by us of full payment of all sums due in respect of the products
(including delivery charges).
We will be entitled to recover payment for the products even where ownership has not
passed to you.
(9) “Cooling off” period
Under the Distance Selling Regulations, you may cancel a distance contract to
purchase a product or products from us at any time within 7 working days after the
day you received the relevant products or products (subject to the limitations set out
In order to cancel a contract in this way, you must give to us written notice of
You will not have any such right insofar as a contract relates to:
(a) the supply of goods which by reason of their nature cannot be returned or are
liable to deteriorate or expire rapidly.
If you cancel a contract on this basis, you must promptly return the products to us, in
the same condition in which you received them.
If you cancel a contract on this basis, you will be refunded in full (including the cost
of sending the products to you). However, you will be responsible for paying the cost
of returning the product to us.
If you cancel a contract on this basis and you do not return the products to us, we may
recover the products and charge you for the costs we incur in doing so. Similarly, if
you return the products at our expense, we may pass that expense on to you.
(10) Statutory rights
Nothing in these conditions of sale affects your statutory rights (including your right
to receive a refund in respect of any defective product we sell to you).
If you cancel a contract and are entitled to a refund, we will usually refund any money
received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for your
purchase. We will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any event,
within 30 days of the day we received your valid notice of cancellation.
(12) Limitations and exclusions of liability
Nothing in the conditions of sale will: (a) limit or exclude the liability of a party for
death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude the liability of
a party for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by that party; (c) limit or exclude
any liability of a party under Section 12, 13, 14 or 15 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979
or Part I of the Consumer Protection Act 1987; (d) limit any liability of a party in any
way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (e) exclude any liability of a party
that may not be excluded under applicable law. Any statutory rights which you have
as a consumer, which cannot be excluded or limited, will not be affected by the
conditions of sale.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in the
conditions of sale: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all
liabilities arising under the conditions of sale or in relation to the subject matter of the
conditions of sale, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including
negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or series
of events beyond our reasonable control.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, such as loss of or
damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business,
contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
(13) General terms
We will treat all your personal information that we collect in connection with your
Contracts under these conditions of sale may only be varied by an instrument in
writing signed by both you and us. We may revise these conditions of sale from timeto-time, but such revisions will not affect the terms of any contracts which we have
entered into with you.
If any provision of these conditions of sale is held invalid or unenforceable by a court
of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and
effect, and such invalid or unenforceable provisions or portion thereof will be deemed
omitted.o waiver of any provision of these conditions of sale, whether by conduct or
otherwise, in any one or more instances, will be deemed to be, or be construed as, a
further or continuing waiver of that provision or any other provision of these
conditions of sale.
You may not assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise transfer any of your rights or
obligations arising under these conditions of sale. Any attempt by you to do so will
be null and void. We may assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise transfer any of
our rights or obligations arising under these conditions of sale, at any time – providing
such action does not serve to reduce the guarantees benefiting you under these
conditions of sale.
Each contract under these conditions of sale is made for the benefit of the parties to it
and is not intended to benefit, or be enforceable by, any other person. The right of the
parties to terminate, rescind, or agree any amendment, variation, waiver or settlement
under such contracts is not subject to the consent of any person who is not a party to
the relevant contract.
Subject to the first paragraph of Section : these conditions of sale contain the
entire agreement and understanding of the parties in relation to the purchase of
products from our website, and supersede all previous agreements and understandings
between the parties in relation to the purchase of products from our website; and each
party acknowledges that no representations not expressly contained in these
conditions of sale have been made by or on behalf of the other party in relation to the
purchase of products from our website.
These conditions of sale will be governed by and construed in accordance with
English law, and the courts of Scotland, England and Wales will have non-exclusive
jurisdiction to adjudicate any dispute arising under or in relation to these conditions of
(14) About us
Our full name is
xxx Street, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire AB42 xxx
Our email address is - xxxxxxxxx
Our VAT number is .