Website Use and Security

You are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your Account which is provided to you by Drives and Controls. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use or any other breach of security.

Website Privacy and Data Use

We do not hold any personal data. Instead, personal data is stored on a remote secure server. Accordingly, if you have any questions concerning website privacy and data use, we suggest that you contact Drives and Controls.

 
Website Conduct
You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your usage, including the content of your transmissions through the Website. All information, designs, drawings and other specifications provided on the Website are the exclusive property of Drives and Controls. Any copying, transmission or re-transmission of the same requires the prior written approval of  Drives & Controls.
 
Website Advertising
We reserve the right at all times to place advertisements and promotions on the Website. Advertisers and sponsors on the Website or CD ROM are solely responsible for complying with all local, national, state and international laws (where relevant) and we exclude all liability howsoever caused therefrom.
 
Price of Goods
A.    The price listed on the Website (the "Price") for Drives and Controls products (the "Products") will be as stipulated at the time when you place your order on the website. We are entitled to make adjustments to the Price to take account of any increase in our supplier's prices, or the imposition of any new taxes or duties, or if due to an error or omission the Price for the Products on the Website is wrong.
B.     The prices quoted are recommended prices, Prices are correct at the time of going to press.
 
Claims
When you purchase online, you have a statutory right to return a Product (other than perishable produce) up to 7 days after your order has been delivered (cooling off period). We can change or cancel an order up until it is dispatched. If the order has been dispatched, you can return the Product to us and we will organise a refund (excluding delivery cost). If a Product is damaged or faulty please contact us and we will organise a replacement or refund. Any claim cannot be entertained once the order has been signed for, any damage must be specified on the delivery docket and the parcel must be refused.
 
Accordance With Specification
Many of the Products are of a technical nature and it is not practical to publish detailed specifications of all the Products and keep specifications completely up to date. All descriptive matter, drawings, pictures, colours, specifications and advertising on the Website are for the sole purpose of giving an approximate description of the Products.
 
Safety
If any manuals or safety instructions are provided with the Products, you agree to read and follow carefully all the terms contained therein at all times. Any information contained on the Website is not meant to be comprehensive and if you are inexperienced in using the Products or are unsure of your abilities, you should always seek expert advice and assistance.
 
Disclaimer of Warranties
The information contained in the Website is for information purposes only and, although we have made every effort to ensure the correctness of the information contained herein, the information available through the Website is provided "as is" and "as available" and without warranties or conditions of any kind either express or implied. We do not warrant or represent that the use or the results of the use of the materials available through the Website or from third parties will be correct, accurate timely, reliable or otherwise. We accept no liability in relation to any of the above other than as may be provided for under your statutory rights.
 
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of or the inability to use the Website, any changes to the Website, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received or for any of the above-mentioned damages that result from the use or inability to use the Products. In no circumstances shall our liability and that of our suppliers to you and/or any third parties for any of the above exceed €200.
 
Proprietary Rights to Content
You acknowledge that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained in either sponsor advertisements or email-distributed, commercially produced information presented to you by the Website, by us, or our advertisers or other content providers, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.
 
Contract
No contract will subsist between you and Drives and Controls or any partner store of  Drives and Controls for a sale to you of any product or service unless and until Drives and Controls or the Drives and Controls partner store accepts your order by e-mail confirming that it has dispatched your order. That acceptance will be deemed complete and will be deemed for all purposes to have been effectively communicated to you at the time Drives and Controls sends the e-mail to you (whether or not you receive that e-mail).
 
General
We shall not be liable for any failure to perform any of our obligations under these terms and conditions which is caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to any force majeure incident. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the terms of use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by us in writing. The section titles in the terms of use are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.
 
Laws
The terms of use shall be governed by and construed fully in accordance with the laws of Ireland. You and we agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Ireland. If any provision(s) of the terms of use is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.
 
Termination
We may terminate the Website with or without cause at any time and effective immediately. In addition, we, in our sole discretion, may terminate your Account for violation of the letter or spirit of these terms and conditions.
 
Warranty
All warranty claims will be dealt with on a "like for like" replacement basis only and where the warranty is deemed to be genuine. It is assumed that when you purchase any electronic component or sensor that the product in questions fault was properly diagnosed. Any electronic items that are deemed faulty must be accompanied by a diagnostic reading from the appropriate diagnostics equipment showing the original fault code. We will not accept a warranty claim for electronic items where this procedure is not followed. All warranty items must be returned for inspection on receipt of a valid Returns Authorisation Number.
 
Promotion and Voucher Codes
On occasions, we will offer voucher codes and discounts herein described as voucher codes' (including without limitation discounts, offers, promotions, prize draws, flash sales etc) via different channels to new and/or existing customers. By using any voucher code, you are agreeing to the following
 
General Terms & Conditions of Usage
A voucher code may only be redeemed online on our websites shop.drivesandcontrols.ie (including all sub-domains and localised sites). Discounts and/or free items cannot be redeemed via telephone or email unless expressly advertised. A voucher code cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount or promotion. A minimum spend threshold maybe required on voucher/promotions codes. This will be clearly stated at the time of purchase and in all advertising. Only one voucher code can be used per transaction. Voucher code/promotions cannot be applied retrospectively. Voucher codes are non-transferable and non-refundable. Voucher codes can only be redeemed against in stock items and cannot be used against out of stock items. A voucher code is redeemed by entering the code at the appropriate point on the online purchase order process for a qualifying purchase.A voucher code is not exchangeable for cash and is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount or promotions. The Voucher code cannot be used for the purchase of gift vouchers and/or gift cards. We accept no responsibility for voucher codes that are illegible, lost or expired during any such promotion, on any media or channel delivered via or electronically on the website. Voucher codes not submitted in accordance with these Terms, or incomplete, illegible, expired or otherwise defective shall be rejected and/or disqualified and our decision is final. We accept no liability for the administration of Drives and Controls vouchers by 3rd parties etc.

Voucher Codes - Period of Use
A Voucher code is only valid during the period identified and on the dates and for the products specified in the media it was delivered in. If no period is specified above, the voucher code shall be valid for no longer than 7 days from launch. We reserve the right to: Cancel or withdraw any Voucher code,
Refuse to allow any customer to participate in the Voucher code, Decline to accept orders where, in its opinion the Voucher code is invalid for the order being placed. Exclude any single or group of products from any general promotion (such as product bundles).         
 
Having trouble applying the voucher code?
Please check to see if the items you have selected for purchase exceed the minimum order value as set out in the promotion voucher code terms and conditions.Please check that the items in your basket are included in this offer. A list of the items that are included will be listed as part of the voucher code promotion and/or advertising. Ensure that the voucher code is still valid. The offer end date will be detailed in the promotion voucher code terms and conditions. Please make sure that the voucher code has been correctly entered into the promotional code box on the basket page. Ensure you have selected the 'Apply Code' button to activate the voucher code. This is located to the right of the voucher code box on the Basket page. Clicking this button will cause the page to refresh, where a pop up will appear informing you that the code was successfully added to your order. If the voucher code is invalid, notification will also appear here informing you of this

Date of Last Revision: September 25, 2017