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Terms and Conditions for knivesandtools.co.uk

[updated 21-02-2024]

The terms and conditions on this page apply to the knivesandtools.co.uk website and are listed below. Please read them carefully. If you have any remaining questions please don’t hesitate to contact us via [email protected].

Knivesandtools is the name used for international websites in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Austria. Knivesandtools.co.uk, like all other domains mentioned above, is a part of KATO Group BV, located in Apeldoorn. Knivesandtools was founded in 1999 and focuses on selling top-quality knives and tools online.

Contact:
[email protected]
+44 (0)136 425 5055
Monday to Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Kato Group BV
Laan van Westenenk 8
7336 AZ Apeldoorn

Contents

1. Placing an order
2. Shipping and shipping costs
3. Prices and VAT
4. 18+
5. Returns and Refunds
6. Local Laws and Regulations
7. Security and Privacy
8. Disclaimer

1. Placing an order

All orders are placed online either via our website www.knivesandtools.co.uk, or when contacting our customer service department via phone.

2. Shipping and Delivery time

Our warehouse is located in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. All products are shipped from this location. Every product listed on the website has a stock label indicating if a product is in stock and ready for shipment or not. Orders to the United Kingdom are shipped with UPS and normally take 3-5 business days to arrive.

For a complete overview of the shipping services please check the table below.

Overview of shipping service and costs:

Country / RegionShipping from NL warehouse
UK MainlandRegular shipping: UPS
Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight, Isles of Scilly, Northern Ireland, Channel IslandsRegular shipping: Shipping will normally take 3-5 days, but may take up to 14 days! The costs depend on the order value and is automatically recalculated when you add items to the shopping cart.
Isle of ManUnfortunately we cannot ship orders to Isle of Man.

3. Prices and VAT

Prices listed on the website are in British pounds and include VAT, fees and charges. Customers from the Channel Islands, with the exception of Jersey and Guernsey, do not pay VAT at knivesandtools.co.uk, but will have to pay local VAT upon delivery.

4. 18+

All tools listed on knivesandtools.co.uk enhanced with an 18+ logo are only sold to people aged 18 or over. By placing an order and accepting our terms & conditions you declare that you are at least 18 years of age. We may ask you to provide us with proof of identification before we ship your order.

All orders containing products that are labeled 18+ will be shipped with a mandatory identification/age check upon delivery and require an adult signature.

If you are unable to offer sufficient proof that you, as recipient and creator of the order, are at least 18 years of age or older, UPS will take the package and return it to Knivesandtools in the Netherlands. If you are not at home during the initial delivery attempt, UPS will try again later or send the parcel to a pick-up point. In either case, you must be able to identify yourself and prove you are at least 18 years of age or older. If you are unable to do so your parcel will be returned to Knivesandtools. Please note that we may charge you, the customer, for any expenses made during the return process.

5. Returns and Refunds

We want to make sure that the products you've ordered live up to your expectations. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied, you can return your order for a full refund* within 30 days of delivery, in accordance with your rights under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000.

*Please note: we may ask for compensation if a product you return can no longer be sold as a new product because it has been used or is damaged.

If you want to return your order, kindly reach out to us at [email protected] for comprehensive packing and shipping instructions. Our customer-friendly return option ensures a smooth process with no unexpected expenses. You return orders at your own risk and we do not cover any return costs.

Kato Group BV cannot be held accountable for missing or damaged returns and products. As such you should always wrap your return with care. We recommend using the box it came in. Also return accessories or promotional items.

We will always credit you the same way you paid us (ie credit card or wire transfer) You will receive a refund within 14 days after we have received the return shipment.

Damaged or defective items

If you receive a damaged or defective item please let us know via [email protected]. In most cases we will ask you to return the product for further inspection. After inspection we will either replace, repair or refund the product. You will never be charged any additional shipping or handling fees for replacement shipments.

Warranty

All items on our website come with a warranty of at least 2 years, even though the manufacturer limits this warranty to 1 year. We say ‘at least’ because there are brands who offer a longer period (e.g. Fenix, Eden).

6. Local Laws and Regulations

Every country has its own laws when it comes to knives and other items. When you order from knivesandtools.co.uk you agree to being fully accountable for importing the ordered item(s) to the county of destination. Knivesandtools is not liable when and if items are confiscated by authorities.

For more current info please check gov.co.uk

7. Security and Privacy

Secure transactions - Creditcard Safety

Kato Group B.V. uses the latest encryption technology to keep your credit card information safe. For it we rely on well-known companies such as SaferPay. We do not store any of your Creditcard information. (for more information, please check our cookie statement)

When making a purchase at knivesandtools.co.uk, you can choose to submit your Creditcard information in a secure mode using SSL encryption – the internet standard for secure transactions.

Your order information and purchase history are listed in your account and protected by a password of your liking. If you forget your password, let us know so we can send you additional information to reset your password.

Privacy Policy

At Knivesandtools.co.uk we know that your privacy is important to you. It’s important to us too. That’s why we want you to know about the personal information we collect and how we use that information. KATO Group B.V. does not share customer information with third parties other than partners that are involved in the handling of your order.

We will not sell your information to others. We will not use your data to keep information from you or show you different prices. The information is only used in automated systems. For more information about our privacy policy also check out our cookie statement.

8. Disclaimer

Limitation of Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED AT LAW, KATO GROUP B.V. IS PROVIDING THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND MAKES NO (AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL) REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED IN THIS SITE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN ADDITION, KATO GROUP B.V. DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT. Prices and availability information is subject to change without notice.

Except as specifically stated on this website, to the fullest extent permitted at law, neither KATO Group B.V. any of its affiliates, directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or the information, content, materials or products included on this site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties. For the avoidance of doubt, KATO Group B.V. does not limit its liability for death or personal injury to the extent only that it arises as a result of the negligence of KATO Group B.V., its affiliates, directors, employees or other representatives.