This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we will supply to you the products (Products) listed on our website www.blackitus.co.uk (our site) via one of our subscription services (Services). Please read these terms and conditions carefully before subscribing to one of our Services. You should understand that by subscribing to one of our Services, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
By subscribing through our site, you warrant that:
1.1 you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
1.2 you are at least 18 years old;
1.3 you are resident in one of the UK; and
1.4 you are accessing our site from that country.
2.1 After completing signup, you will receive an e-mail from us via Stripel acknowledging that we have received your first payment. Please note that this does not mean that your subscription has been accepted. Your subscription constitutes an offer to us to buy Products by subscribing to a Service. All orders are subject to acceptance by us, and we will confirm such acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail that confirms that your subscription has been accepted (Welcome Email). The contract between us (Contract) will only be formed when we send you the Welcome Email.
2.2 The subscription plan to our Services consist of an initial charge and then followed by recurring period charges as agreed to by you. By entering into this Agreement, you acknowledge that your subscription has an initial and recurring payment feature and you accept responsibility for all recurring charges prior to cancellation. Blackitus may submit periodic charges (e.g., monthly) without further authorisation from you, until you provide prior notice that you have terminated this authorisation or wish to change your payment method. Such notice will not affect charges submitted before Blackitus reasonably could act.
2.3 By subscribing to our Services you are agreeing to pay recurring periodic subscriptions for an indefinite time until cancelled by you, on the subscription terms set out in the application form you have completed. You can cancel your subscription at any time. You will not be charged for any cancellation. You can re-subscribe at any time following your cancellation, but we reserve the right not to permit re-subscription where we have previously elected to terminate a subscription by you.
2.4 Account Cancellations. If you wish to cancel your monthly subscription with us, you must cancel 7 days before your next payment is due to be collected, in order to avoid receiving the following months’ box. Customers cancelling after their payment has been taken will receive the following months box as their last box. If your payment has been cancelled before the 7 day period this may result in being invoiced for the following months’ box.
2.5 We reserve the right at our absolute discretion not to renew your subscription at any time without giving any reasons for our decision.
3.1 Access to the closed Facebook group is limited to current subscribers only. Once you have cancelled your subscription you will be removed from the closed Facebook group and any affiliated groups, regardless of the date the cancellation of the subscription has been made.
3.2 Blackitus reserve the right to monitor and remove any persons acting outside of the house rules within the closed Facebook group. This decisions will be made at our absolute discretion and will not be entered into further discussion.
3.3 Blackitus invites active members to join the website as soon as the subscription has been started, via email link. It is the customers responsibility to request to join the group. Blackitus will not be held responsible for any correspondence regarding this that is lost in transit. Membership of the closed Facebook group cannot be back dated.
3.1 If you are contracting as a consumer, you may cancel a Contract at any time within fourteen days, beginning on the day after you received the Products. In this case, you will receive a full refund of the price paid for the Products in accordance with our refunds policy (set out in clause 10 below).
4.1 Your order will be fulfilled by the dispatch date set out in the Welcome Email or, unless there are exceptional circumstances. Blackitus will aim to notify you in reasonable time if there will be a delay in dispatch. Delivery is usually between 1-3 working days of the dispatch date in the UK, and from 5 working days for international shipments. Blackitus cannot accept responsibility for any delays in delivery that are out of our control.
4.2 Deliveries are made to the address provided during signup, unless written notification to change this delivery address is provided by you. Blackitus cannot accept responsibility for deliveries that do not reach the customer due to an incorrect delivery address being provided.
5.1 The Products will be at your risk from the time of delivery.
5.2 Ownership of the Products will only pass to you when we receive full payment of all sums due in respect of the Products, including delivery charges.
6.1 The price of the subscription will be as quoted on our site from time to time, except in cases of obvious error.
6.2 subscription prices include VAT.
6.3 Product prices and delivery charges are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you a Welcome Email.
6.4 Payment for all Services are processed via Stripe. We also accept all major debit and credit cards via Stripe
7.1 If you cancelled a subscription.:
7.1.1 Because you have cancelled the Contract between us within the fourteen-day cooling-off period (see clause 3.1 above), we will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of the day you gave notice of cancellation. In this case, we will refund the price of the subscription in full.
7.2 We will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase.
9.1 Subject to clause 9.2, if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions we shall only be liable to you for the purchase price of the Products.
9.2 Nothing in this agreement excludes or limits our liability for:
9.2.1 Death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
9.2.2 Fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
9.2.3 Any breach of the obligations implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979;
9.2.4 Defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987; or
9.2.5 Any other matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.
Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications we send to you should be in writing. When using our site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We will contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
All notices given by you to us must be given to subscription at email@example.com. We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide to us when signing up to a Subscription, or in any of the ways specified in clause 10 above. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
12.1 The contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assignees.
12.2 You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.
12.3 We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the Contract.
13.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, whether registered or unregistered, and in the material published on it. These works are protected by copyright laws and all such rights are reserved.
13.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any pages from our site for your personal reference. You must not use any part of our copyright materials for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence to do so from us and our licensors.
13.3 If you post comments on the Products or Services to any website, blog or social media network (Commentary) you must ensure that such Commentary represents your fairly-held opinions. By subscribing to the Services you irrevocably authorise us to quote from your Commentary on our site and in any advertising or social media outlets which we may create or contribute to.
14.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (Force Majeure Event).
14.2 A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:
14.2.1 Strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
14.2.2 Civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
14.2.3 Fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;
14.2.4 Impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport;
14.2.5 Impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks; and
14.2.6 The acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.
14.3 Our performance under any Contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Contract may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.
15.1 If we fail, at any time during the term of a Contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under the Contract or any of these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and will not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
15.2 A waiver by us of any default will not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.
15.3 No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions will be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with clause 10 above.
If any of these terms and Conditions or any provisions of a Contract are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
17.1 These terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us relating to the subject matter of any Contract.
17.2 We each acknowledge that, in entering into a Contract, neither of us relies on any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these terms and conditions or the documents referred to in them.
17.3 Each of us agrees that our only liability in respect of those representations and warranties that are set out in this agreement (whether made innocently or negligently) will be for breach of contract.
17.4 Nothing in this clause limits or excludes any liability for fraud.
18.1 We have the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements and changes in our system’s capabilities.
18.1 You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you order Products from us, unless any change to those policies or these terms and conditions is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you), or if we notify you of the change to those policies or these terms and conditions before we send you the Dispatch Confirmation (in which case we have the right to assume that you have accepted the change to the terms and conditions, unless you notify us to the contrary within fourteen working days of receipt by you of the Products).
Contracts for the purchase of Products through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such Contracts or their formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.