Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
1) Understanding these Terms and Conditions
When certain words and phrases are used in these Terms and Conditions, they have specific meanings (these are known as 'defined terms'). You can identify these defined terms because they start with capital letters (even if they are not at the start of a sentence). Where a defined term is used, it has the meaning given to it in the section of the Terms and Conditions where it was defined (you can find these meanings by looking at the sentence where the defined term is included in brackets and speech marks).
When we refer to "we", "us" or "our", we mean Rr Lab s.r.l. Where we refer to "you" or "your" we mean you, the person using the Services.
We have used headings to help you understand these Terms and Conditions and to easily locate information. These Terms and Conditions are only available in the English language. We will not file copies of the contracts between us and you relating to our supply of the Services, or between you and the Partners relating to the sale of the products, so we recommend that you print or save a copy of these Terms and Conditions for your records (but please note that we may amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time so please check the Website regularly, and each time you use the Services to order products, to ensure you understand the legal terms which apply at that time).
2) About us
We are Rr Lab s.r.l and we operate the Website. We are a company registered in Italy and our registered office is at Via Panfilo Castaldi, 21, Milan, 20124. Our registered company VAT number is IT 11175940961.
We provide the Services to you through the Website. Further details of the Services we provide are set out in section 3 below. When you purchase products using the Website, you are purchasing them from the third party retailers ("Brand(s)") named on the Website. It is important that you understand that the contract for the purchase of the products is between you and the relevant Brand. We are acting as agent on behalf of the Brand, which are the principals. You are not purchasing the products from us. We are authorised by the relevant Brands to conclude the contract on their behalf but we are not a party to that contract and you are not purchasing the products from us. Further details about the products, the Brands and the contract between you and the Brands in relation to your purchase of the products are set out in sections 5, 6 and 7 below.
3) Our services
The Services we offer allow you to search through the Website and purchase products from a large number of Brands worldwide. As part of the Services, we also provide some ancillary services such as arranging delivery of the products, providing you with customer service assistance and payment processing without charge. The contract for the purchase of the products is between you and the relevant Brand. This means that it is the Brand (not us) who is legally responsible for selling the products to you.
Please note that the delivery logistics service is being provided by us to you and as such you are entering into a contract for delivery services provided by us. We may make a charge for these services which will be shown at checkout and prior to your purchase of the products. Your contract with us is concluded once the products have been delivered to you by the courier or have been collected by you from a Brand.
In order to use the Services you must be over 18 years of age.
4) Our liability to you in relation to the Services
If, in providing the Services to you, we fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms and Conditions or our negligence, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if it was an obvious consequence of our breach or if it was contemplated by you and us at the time you started using the Services. We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for: • (a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence; • (b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; • (c) any other liability which cannot be limited by law.
5) The products
6) 5WAY Brands
As explained above, the contract for the purchase of the products is between you and the relevant Brand. We are acting as agent and are authorised by the relevant Brand to conclude the contract on its behalf but we are not a party to that contract and you are not purchasing the products directly from us.
We request that all Brands using the Website have and maintain reasonable business policies which comply with our own business policies. We cannot, however, be responsible for the Brands’ business policies. If you are unhappy with the product or service you have received from a Brand, you should contact us and we will liaise with the relevant Brand on your behalf to try and resolve the issue.
7) Orders, prices and payment
By completing the check-out process and placing an order by clicking the "Place Order" button on the checkout page, you are offering to purchase the products from the relevant Brand (and not directly from us). Your order for the products is subject to these Terms and Conditions which are incorporated into the contract between you and the relevant Brand. All orders are subject to availability and confirmation of the order price, which is determined by the relevant Brand. After entering into the contract for the products with the Brand, the Brand will be under a legal duty to supply you with goods that are in conformity with the contract. Legal title to the product purchased will pass to you upon your payment being accepted. Risk in the product will remain with the Brand and/or 5WAY (as applicable) until it is delivered to you at the address specified when you placed your order.
To order products you must be over 18 years of age and possess a valid credit or debit card (please see section (c) below for details of acceptable payment methods). By placing an order, you are promising that all details you provide are true and accurate, that you are over 18 years of age, that you are an authorised user of the credit or debit card used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds in the account to cover the cost of your order.
The Website allows you to check your order and correct any errors before completing a purchase. Please take the time to read and check your order at each page of the order process as you are responsible for ensuring that the information you provide is accurate (for example, the correct products, quantities, size, colour, etc.).
(a) Formation of the contract between you and the Brand(s) The identity of the Brand is shown on the order confirmation page when you place an order.
When you place an order, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your order. This email is only an acknowledgement for information purposes and it does not constitute acceptance of your order by the Brand. The contract between you and the Brand in relation to the products will not be formed until we have checked that the Brand accepts your order. If your order is accepted, we will send you a confirmation email, which concludes the contract between you and the Brand. The confirmation email will include a description of the products purchased in the order and certain other information about your rights to cancel the contract between you and the Brand (please see section 10 below for further information on your rights to cancel the contract). Only those products listed in the dispatch confirmation email are included in the contract between you and the Brand.
(b) Pricing and availability Whilst we try and ensure that all details, descriptions and prices that appear on the Website are accurate, as this information is provided to us by the Brand, there may be cases where errors occur. If we discover an error in the price of any products that you have ordered, we will inform you of this as soon as possible and, acting on behalf of the Brand, give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If we are unable to contact you, your order will be treated as cancelled. If you cancel and you have already paid for the products, you will receive a full refund as soon as possible.
Delivery costs are not included in the prices and will be charged in addition. The delivery costs (which will include VAT charged by us) will vary depending on the products that you have ordered and your delivery address. Please see the "Shipping Information" section of our Orders and Shipping page for further details. The delivery costs applicable to your order will be clearly displayed at checkout before you place your order (and are included in the "Total Cost" amount shown on the order summary page).
(c) Payment Please see the "Which payment methods do you accept?" section of our FAQs for details of our available payment methods. When you submit your order, we carry out a standard pre-authorisation check on your payment card on behalf of the relevant Brand, and products will not be dispatched until the details you have provided are verified. For information on when your payment will be debited from your account please see the "When will my card be charged?" section in our FAQs.
Once we have verified your payment details and the Brand has accepted and approved your order for delivery, we will email you to inform you of this. In the unlikely event that we or the Brand encounter a problem when processing your order, we will contact you and may possibly request further information to try and resolve the issue.
We reserve the right not to submit your order to the Brand, and the Brand reserve the right not to accept your order if, for example, the product ordered is out of stock, has been withdrawn or is otherwise not available, or if we are unable to obtain authorisation for your payment or if you do not meet the eligibility criteria (e.g. you are under 18).
The estimated delivery date of the products will be stated in your order confirmation email. If you do not receive an estimated delivery date from us, we will deliver the order within 30 days after the date of dispatch. We (and not the Brand) supply delivery services to you and we will try to ensure that your order is delivered by the estimated delivery date if given,) but there may be circumstances where delivery is delayed because of events beyond our reasonable control (please see section 15 below for further information). If this happens, we will try and arrange for your products to be delivered as soon as possible, but we will not be liable to you for any losses caused as a result of such delay.
Delivery times may vary depending on the availability of the products and your delivery address. The product(s) will be delivered to you directly by the Brand(s) so your order may arrive in multiple deliveries and at different times.
If no one is available at your address to sign for your order, our delivery Brand will leave you a note and you will need to contact them to rearrange delivery.
In certain circumstances our delivery Brand may provide you with the following options when delivering your order: (a) signature release: opting out of the requirement to provide a signature on delivery; and/or (b) leave with neighbour: re-directing the delivery to a neighbour (“On Demand Delivery Service”). By selecting to receive your order via the On Demand Delivery Service, you acknowledge and agree that 5WAY shall bear no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage that may result from delivering your order in accordance with your request.
Please also read the information on our Orders & Shipping page as this contains important information about your order and its delivery.
9) International Delivery
Details of the countries we deliver to can be found on our Orders & Shipping page. There are restrictions on some products for certain international destinations, so please review the information on that page carefully before placing an order.
If you purchase products for delivery to an international destination, your order may be subject to import duties and taxes which are applied when the package reaches that destination. Please see section 7(b) (above) for more information on duties and taxes. You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the products are destined. We will not be liable or responsible if you breach any such laws.
10) Returns Policy
Please see our Returns Policy for information on returns, exchanges and our Free Returns service. For further information on cancelling your order under the CCRs, please see below.
Please note that in certain cases the Brand may reject your return of a product and 5WAY may, at its sole discretion, choose to purchase the product from you. You agree that legal title to such product will automatically pass to 5WAY upon 5WAY choosing to purchase such product from you.
Cancelling under the Consumer Contracts Regulations
Depending on where you live, you have a legal right to cancel your order under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 ("CCRs") or equivalent consumer legislation in the EU. This means that, during a certain cancellation period, if you change your mind or for any other reason you decide you do not want to keep the purchased products, you can notify us of your decision to cancel the order. Once the products are returned to the relevant Brand you will receive a full refund; however you will be liable to arrange and cover the full cost of returning the order to the Brand.
Except in relation to certain types of products as set out in the Returns Policy, you may cancel a contract at any time before your order is delivered and up to 14 days afterwards, beginning on the day after you received the products ("cooling-off period").
To cancel a contract, you must clearly inform us, preferably:
• By telephone on +39 391 744 9240, giving us your name, address and order reference; or • By completing and returning the cancellation form and sending it to the address set out in the form.
11) Our Website
This section sets out the rules that apply to your use of the Website (whether or not you use it to order products or just to browse). By using the Website, you agree to these rules. If you do not agree to these rules, you are not permitted to use the Website and you should leave it immediately.
(a) Access to the Website The Website is made available free of charge and you are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions, and that they comply with them.
Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis and it does not include any commercial use of the Website or its contents. You must not reproduce, copy and/or exploit the Website for any commercial purposes without our prior written consent.
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Website without notice and, from time to time, we may restrict access to all or parts of the Website. We will not be liable to you if, for any reason, the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
When you visit the Website and/or submit an order, you are communicating with us electronically and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we send to you electronically (whether on our behalf or on behalf of the Brands) satisfy any legal requirement that same communications be in writing.
(b) Your conduct You must not use the Website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the Website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way.
You understand that you are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to us and you must use the Website for lawful purposes only.
You must not use the Website for any of the following:
In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation. In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect. To send, use or reuse any material that is: (i) illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing, and/or (ii) in breach of copyright, trademark, confidence, privacy or any other right, and/or (iii) otherwise injurious to third parties, and/or (iv) objectionable, and/or (v) which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any "spam". To cause harm, annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
Breaching these provisions would constitute a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We, in compliance with any enforceable law or public order, will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them. If you breach any of the Terms and Conditions and/or any Third Party Products and Services’ terms and conditions, you will indemnify us in full against all costs, expenses, liabilities, damages and losses (excluding any indirect, incidental or consequential loss), including any interest, fines and legal or other professional fees and expenses awarded against or incurred or paid by us and/or any member of our group as a result of or in connection with your breach.
(c) Third Party Products and Services on the Website
The Website may contain services and/or products (including add-ons and applications) offered by third parties other than our Partners (the “Third Party Products and Services”). Your use of these Third Party Products and Services may be subject to additional terms and conditions which we recommend you review before first using such Third Party Products and Services and continue to review for any changes. We disclaim any responsibility or liability for or in connection with your use of any Third Party Products and Services. We reserve the right to suspend, withdraw, terminate and/or amend your access to the Websites and/or Services, including but not limited to Third Party Products and Services, in the event that you breach any Third Party Products and Services’ terms and conditions. Use of Third Party Products and Services is entirely at your own risk.
We make no guarantee that any or all features of the Websites, Services or Third Party Products and Services will work on any particular device.
(d) Linking We are happy for you to link to the Website but you must do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it (such as by using a link to suggest any form of association or endorsement by us). We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time and, if we instruct you to remove a link to the Website, you must do so without delay.
Where the Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources and such links should not be interpreted as an endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
(e) Our liability in relation to the Website We may update or change the Website or its contents at any time but we are under no obligation to do so. Please note that this means any of the content on the Website may be out-of-date at any given time. The content on the Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the Website, or any content on it, is accurate, complete, up-to-date or will be free from errors or omissions. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Website, or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We will not be liable to you or any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with: (i) use of, or inability to use, the Website; or (ii) use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website.
Please note that we only provide the Website for domestic and private use and, as such, we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it. We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for: 1. death or personal injury caused by our negligence; 2. fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; 3. any other liability which cannot be limited by law. Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of our supply of the Services to you (as set out in section 4) and the Brand’s’ supply of the products to you.
13) Intellectual property, software and content
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software including the presentation and compilation of the same) ("Content"). The rights in the Website and the Content are protected by international copyright laws as well as by any relevant national law concerning copyright, authors' rights and database right laws. All such rights are reserved.
You must not systematically extract and/or re-utilise parts of the Website or the Content. In particular, you must not use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation any substantial parts of the Website. You must not create and/or publish your own database that features substantial parts of the Website (e.g. our prices and product listings) without our prior written consent.
Except where expressly stated to the contrary, all persons (including their names and images), third party trademarks and images of third party products, services and/or locations featured on the Website are in no way associated, linked or affiliated with us. Any trademarks/names featured on the Website are owned by the respective trademark owners.
14) Ethical sourcing policy
As a reputable and trusted business committed to offering its customers high-quality products, we recognise our obligation to ensure that all Brands and other suppliers are operating ethically. We expect all Brands and other suppliers to consistently provide an environment which protects their employees' health and safety and basic human rights. All Brands and other suppliers are expected to comply with their national employment laws and regulations with particular regard to: minimum age of employment, freely chosen employment, health and safety, freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, no discrimination, no harsh or inhumane treatment, working hours, rates of pay and terms of employment. We will never knowingly allow a Brand to offer its products on the Website if such products are sourced from countries which are in breach of these principles. We also look to the Brands and other suppliers to instil these principles when dealing with their own supplier base. Because of the sometimes complex nature of the Brands and other suppliers' supply chain, it is not always possible to monitor and control the conditions of each individual involved in the production of the products. However, as we continue to grow, we recognise the importance of being proactive and doing everything within our power to support the rights of those involved in the manufacture of the products. In order to address the changing needs of our customers, 5WAY will not list products made from fur and endangered species on its Website. Fur products are defined as products made entirely from furs or made with fur trims. We also require all exotic skin products listed to have CITES certification and will not allow the listing of exotic skin unless permitted according to CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).
17) Final Sale
'Final Sale' items are not subject to 5WAY's standard return policy and may not be returned. Any return or refund of 'Final Sale' items purchased from 5way.it are made at 5WAY's absolute and sole discretion, subject to applicable laws.
18) Other important information
Severability - Each of the sections and paragraphs of these Terms and Conditions operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining sections and paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
Waiver - If you breach these Terms and Conditions and we take no action, or if we delay in taking action, that does not mean that we have waived our rights and we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies. If we do waive a breach by you, we will only do so in writing (signed by one of our Directors), and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later breach by you.
Entire agreement - These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us and they supersede any and all earlier agreements between you and us.
Events outside of our control - We and the Brands will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations to you if such failure or delay is caused by an event outside of our control.
An event outside of our control means any act or event beyond our or the Brands reasonable control such as act(s) of God, wars, terrorist attacks, embargos, riots, strikes, lock-outs, trade disputes, fires, floods, earthquakes or other natural disasters, break-down, inclement weather, interruption of transport, Government action or failure of public or private telecommunications or transport networks.
If such an event takes place and it affects the performance of our or the Brands’ obligations to you: (i) we will contact you as soon as reasonably possible to notify you; and (ii) our and the Brands’ obligations to you will be suspended for the duration of the event. Where the event affects delivery of products to you, we will contact you to arrange a new delivery date after the event is over.
Complaints - We operate a complaints handling procedure which we will use to try to resolve disputes when they first arise, please let us know if you have any complaints or comments. Please see our Contact Us page for details of how to get in touch with us.
19) Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Anything related to your order, use of the Websites or these Terms and Conditions are governed by Italian law. The courts of Italy shall have the exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute or claim relating to these Terms and Conditions.