Terms and Conditions
Definition of Terms
'Blue Lizard Reptiles' refers to the company trading as 'Blue Lizard Reptiles' and to the website of the said company.
Our trading address is:
Blue Lizard Reptiles
19-21 Laughton Road
The address of our website and e-commerce site is:
'We', 'Ourselves', 'Our', and 'Us' refers to 'Blue Lizard Reptiles' as detailed above.
'You', 'Your', 'Youselves', and 'The Customer', refers to you, the user of this site, and anyone who purchases or has purchased goods or services from Blue Lizard Reptiles.
'Site' or 'Website' refers to any public content displayed at the domain 'https://www.bluelizardreptiles.co.uk'.
Terms and Conditions
Last updated: May 25, 2018
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before ordering any products or services from our website. You should understand that by ordering from our site, or by using our site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any part of these terms and conditions you should not use our website. Please read through these terms and conditions carefully and print a copy for future reference.
Unless otherwise stated, all content on www.bluelizardreptiles.co.uk is copyrighted to Blue Lizard Reptiles © 2009-2024. No part of www.bluelizardreptiles.co.uk may be reproduced, altered or published by a third party without prior written consent from Blue Lizard Reptiles.
Limitations of Liability
All information provided on www.bluelizardreptiles.co.uk is provided free of charge. It must be acknowledged by yourself, that we cannot be held liable in respect of this website or its content. We endeavour to ensure that all information provided on this website is correct. However, because we are an e-commerce store product information, including images and features, are subject to change. We do our utmost to ensure that all product information is up to date.
Many of the products we offer on www.bluelizardreptiles.co.uk are covered by manufacturers warranties and although we will assist all customers who make use of these warranties, we cannot be held responsible for any problems that may occur as a result of purchasing a product, where the problem cannot be directly related to ourselves.
We will not be held responsible for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising in connection with our website. These damages, include but are not limited to, loss of profit, contracts, business or data.
Product images are for illustrative purposes only and may differ from the actual product.
Blue Lizard Reptiles gives no assurance as to the mutual compatibility of components sold on any single invoice. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the goods purchased are suitable for the purpose intended. Advice, sought by the customer from Blue Lizard Reptiles in this respect, may be given but cannot be relied upon by the customer or guaranteed by Blue Lizard Reptiles unless Blue Lizard Reptiles has access to the working system and the ability to carry out a full inspection of any equipment.
Blue Lizard Reptiles provides caresheets and articles on this website regarding many species of reptile and invertebrates, and aspects of their care. These are provided for the purpose of information sharing, in the interests of the well being of our customers animals. They do not represent an exhaustive source of information, and although we make every effort to ensure that the information and opinions expressed on our website are accurate, we cannot be held liable for any problems with animals or their setups resulting from information gained from this site. It is the customers responsibility to research the care requirements of their animals thoroughly and to ensure provision of the correct conditions for said animals.
Change of Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right, at any time to make alterations to these terms and conditions. As a visitor to www.bluelizardreptiles.co.uk it is your responsibility to ensure you are familiar with our most current version of these terms and conditions.
Law and Jurisdiction
This notice will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
All payment information submitted to our site is handled through a secure interface and is encrypted using SSL security encryption and all of our information is stored on a secure server. Blue Lizard Reptiles do not at any point store customer card details on our server, or anywhere else unless requested to do so by the customer.
Third Party Websites
This website may contain links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies, content or practices of third party websites.
Pricing and Sales
Orders are only accepted online for UK sales.
Placement of a telephone order constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
All prices on our website are inclusive of VAT but exclusive of delivery charges.
The total price for the goods and delivery on your order will be stated at the time of order(unless excess delivery charges are required - applies to certain areas).
We are entitled to adjust our prices at any time including the change in price being due to an error or omission in the price published for the goods. If this occurs we will notify you of the correct price and give you the chance to cancel your order.
All goods remain the property of Blue Lizard Reptiles until full payment is made and goods are delivered to the customer.
All payments made through either Worldpay payment service or PayPal are made using GBP currency.
We accept the following methods of payment:
Online ... MasterCard, Visa, V.me, Maestro, JCB, PayPal
In-Store ... Cash, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Amex, Maestro, JCB, Solo
In all cases payment must be received in full before goods will be dispatched.
We aim to deliver all orders within 3-5 days of purchase. However, for items that are not currently in stock the delivery time may sometimes be longer.
We aim to despatch all orders received by 12 noon Monday to Friday on the same day. Orders received after 12noon will be dispatched the next working day. Orders received on Saturday or Sunday will be dispatched on the following Monday.
If your goods are not received within 18 days, please contact us.
All goods must be checked for damages and missing items upon delivery. Any damages or missing items must be reported to us within 24 hours of receipt of goods.
Blue Lizard Reptiles dry goods orders will incur a delivery charge of £4.99 (FREE for orders over £50.00). Some postcodes will incur an extra delivery charge. We will contact you by telephone or email after you have ordered if additional charges will apply.
Livestock and frozen food orders will be couriered by next day delivery for a charge of £15.99. Livestock and frozen food orders incur a £15.99 charge regardless of the size of the order. Some postcodes will incur an extra delivery charge. We will contact you by telephone or email after you have ordered if additional charges will apply.
Livefood only orders will be charged at £3.99 delivery(FREE for orders over £50.00). Some postcodes will incur an extra delivery charge. We will contact you by telephone or email after you have ordered if additional charges will apply.
In the event of a livestock or frozen food delivery not having arrived by 3pm on the agreed day, customers are obliged to inform us of the problem with delivery immediately by telephone. Failure to inform us of a delayed delivery of livestock or frozen foods by this time will invalidate any guarantee of safe arrival of livestock/frozen goods, and customers will not be entitled to a replacement of their order.
Blue Lizard Reptiles denies any liability for any loss resulting from damaged or faulty items, or late delivery.
We will despatch your goods by the most appropriate method. This may be by royal mail, or by a courier company. We will ensure that your goods are correctly packaged before dispatch but cannot accept liability for damage sustained by their subsequent treatment.
Delivery of your parcel will be attempted once. If a delivery cannot be made the parcel will be returned to the sorting office/courier's depot for collection by yourself.
Frozen foods are sold subject to availability. Orders will be despatched on the basis of first come first served.
Frozen food orders will be despatched Monday to Thursday. You will be contacted by telephone prior to dispatch to ensure you will be available to receive delivery. Orders received on Friday, Saturday or Sunday will be despatched the following week. An email will be sent to the customer informing them of the dispatch of their order.
Delivery of frozen foods will be by recorded delivery. Blue Lizard Reptiles will package any frozen foods to arrive still frozen. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that somebody is available at the delivery address to receive a frozen food order. Blue Lizard Reptiles accepts no responsibility for frozen food orders which are defrosted/spoiled because nobody was available to receive the delivery.
In the unlikely event that your frozen food order does not reach you in satisfactory condition contact us within 24 hours of receipt. We cannot replace or exchange any frozen food reported back to us after this 24 hour period.
We reserve the right to postpone delivery of any frozen food or livestock orders which are placed during extreme weather conditions e.g. flood, deep snow, heat wave.
Delivery of livefoods will usually be by royal mail, and will be sent first class. Usually, this will result in next day delivery, but this cannot be guaranted. If you wish to have your live foods delivered by special delivery, please contact us before placing an order. Special delivery will incur an extra cost.
We reserve the right to postpone live stock deliveries if the overnight temperatures are not favourable.
Livestock will be delivered in appropriate packaging for the weather/time of year. Live stock is guaranteed for 48 hours from delivery. Any problems with livestock on arrival must be reported immediately. In the event of an animal dieing in transit or within 48 hours of delivery, we will require photographic evidence of the dead animal before a refund or replacement is given.
Blue Lizard Reptiles returns policy does not affect your statutory rights.
If you wish to cancel your order within 7 days of receipt, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone: 01909 518808. Returned products must be in perfect condition. Blue lizard reptiles will send you an email authorising you to return the goods. No goods will be accepted prior to the customer receiving an authorisation email. This email must be printed and retained as proof of authorisation for the return of goods.
Our returns address is:
Blue Lizard Reptiles
19-21 Laughton Road
Blue Lizard Reptiles accepts cancellation of orders on the basis that the customer shall reimburse us in full against all loss (including loss of profit), costs (including the cost of all labour and materials used), damages, charges and expenses incurred by Blue Lizard Reptiles as a result of cancellation.
The products being returned must be well packaged to avoid damage. We recommend returning the products by a signed for delivery service.
Blue Lizard Reptiles will not accept goods were sent for return by a customer without proof of delivery to us or a receipt from a carrier.
When products have been returned to Blue Lizard Reptiles in good condition we will issue a full refund for the products. We will not pay the cost of your return postage.
Return of goods after 7 days is at the discretion of Blue Lizard Reptiles.
Products guaranteed by a manufacturer can be returned to us, if they are faulty, for exchange or refund during the warranty period. All products will be tested upon return. Blue Lizard Reptiles reserve the right to make a restocking charge of 12% if we accept back goods which are not found to be faulty.
Bespoke goods and perishables i.e. magazines, books, tortoise tables, vivariums etc. cannot be returned for refund unless faulty or damaged.
Under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, you have a duty to take reasonable care of any goods you receive. Under circumstances where this duty has been breached by yourselves, you will be liable for any costs or losses incurred by Blue Lizard Reptiles.
If you should have a complaint about any of our products and services please contact us with your complaint at email@example.com, telephone us on 01909 518808 or write to us.
Our contact address is:
Blue Lizard Reptiles
19-21 Laughton Road
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive) was introduced in January 2007 by the Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment Regulations 2006.
The WEEE Directive aims to reduce the amount of electrical and electronic equipment being produced and to encourage everyone to reuse, recycle and recover it.
Blue Lizard Reptiles are obliged therefore to offer our customers free disposal of their WEEE when you purchase a new electrical or electronic product.
Customers must return their WEEE item to us within 14 days of purchasing their new item.
Items can be returned to store, or posted back to us, but we will not accept returns of WEEE without a copy of the receipt or invoice for the similar purchased item.
Cookies Used By This Website
Cookies are small files that may be placed by a web site on a user’s PC. They are used to store information that may be needed while browsing the site, or on a future visit. This may include personal data, or anonymous information such as previously visited pages or items stored in the shopping cart.
A recent change in EU regulations requires that consent must be obtained before using any cookie that is not ‘strictly necessary’ for the functioning of the site.
Our website uses the following types of cookie:
1. Necessary for the correct functioning of the associated elements of the site:
customerid - A cookie created by Blue Lizard Reptiles for the tracking of customers orders through the payment process. This cookie is required for the site to function correctly. Without this cookie it is not possible to purchase products from www.bluelizardreptiles.co.uk
2. Google Analytics, are used by us to improve our website and measure the success of our marketing campaigns. Google uses the following cookies on our website to provide us with relevant information:
__utma - Stores the amount of visits to our website, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit. We do not see your personal information just how popular our website is for repeat visitors.
__utmb - Is used to check approximately how long you stay on our website; when a visit starts, and approximately when it ends. Again we do not see personal information but instead gives us an indication of how well our website is received by visitors, i.e. if they leave quickly we have failed to interest them somehow.
__utmc - Is in conjuction with __utmb to check approximately how long you stay on our website; when a visit starts, and approximately when it ends. Again we do not see personal information.
__utmz - This tells us where a visitor came from, search engine used, search keyword or link and again we do not see any personal information. This gives us an indication of how popular our website is and where, geographically we are popular. It also gives us an indication of which product lines get the most enquiries and which marketing tools are the most effective.
If you do not wish for Google Analytics to use your data for the purposes of enhancing your shopping experience then you can opt out by visiting the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Last updated: May 25, 2018
We value your business and we know your privacy is important to you. Accordingly, we have implemented this Privacy Notice which describes: how we collect and use personal information that you provide to us when you create or use a Blue Lizard Reptiles account via our website, what we do with the information collected; and how you can exercise your privacy rights.
This Privacy Notice applies only to the information collected in respect of your account and does not apply to the content that customers or others store on our system, including any personal information. Blue Lizard Reptiles will not disclose, move, access or use customer content except as provided in Blue Lizard Reptiles terms and conditions.
What personal information do we collect?
Information you provide to us
When requesting to use Blue Lizard Reptiles services we may ask you to provide personal information to us. For example, when you create a Blue Lizard Reptiles account, we will ask you for your email address and a password. We may also ask for your phone number for purposes such as two-factor verification or for sending you service alerts. If you choose to sign up for one of Blue Lizard Reptiles services, we will ask you for billing information. To order a physical item from us, we will ask for shipping details. At times we may ask for other information such as your name or the name of your company name. These are legitimate business transactions to enable us to provide a service to you the customer.
During your interaction with Blue Lizard Reptiles, you may choose to provide us with personal information when you email us, chat with us, answer a survey, review a product or communicate with us through social media services like Twitter or Facebook.
Information that we collect automatically
When you purchase any Blue Lizard Reptiles product from our website we collect certain information automatically from and about your device. This includes data about your software, the web browser you use when accessing our service, your Internet Protocol address and the date and time of each request you make to Blue Lizard Reptiles.
Collecting this information enables us to better diagnose problems with our website and provide customer support more effectively.
Information that we collect from third parties
We may collect additional information about you from third parties primarily to assist us in handling your account services to understanding how we can maintain and improve the services we offer to better serve you.
What we do with your personal information
Under no circumstances do we rent, trade or share your address or e-mail address with any other company for their marketing purposes without your consent. We may use the information we collect through our products for a number of reasons, including to: - provide, operate, optimize and maintain our online platforms, products and services;
- understand how you use our products and customize your experience;
- set up online and maintain accounts;
- process, fulfil, take payments where necessary and provide any updates on orders;
- send you marketing communications we think you'll find valuable, where it is in accordance with your preferences;
- provide customer support via online chat services; - deal with your online enquiries and requests sent by email; - provide you with information and access to resources or services that you have requested from us;
- improve the layout, navigation and content of our online products;
- identify any server problems or other IT or network issues;
- prevent abuse of the products and services we offer;
- carry out other legitimate business purposes, such as to improve our products and services, as well as other lawful purposes about which we will notify our users and clients.
From time to time, Blue Lizard Reptiles will communicate with you via email.
1. Service Emails in relation to your online account: These are service related emails such as confirmation of password change, or a reply to a support issue. You cannot opt out of receiving these messages as they are part of the service which Blue Lizard Reptiles provides to you. To stop receiving all Service Emails, you must inform us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Transactions: These will include order details, transactions and other business critical information regarding our business partnership.
3. Marketing Emails: These will include Blue Lizard Reptiles newsletters, service promotions and similar types of material. You are be able to unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe link provided in any given email.
We will only process personal information in ways that are compatible with the purpose we collected it for or for the purposes you later authorise. Before we use your personal information for a purpose that is materially different than the purpose we collected it for or that you later authorised, we will provide you with the opportunity to opt-out.
Who we share your information with
We may share and disclose your personally identifiable information only in the limited circumstances described below:
- To vendors and other third-party service providers who require access to your personal information to assist in providing and improving our products. The third parties that access and use your information only on our behalf include companies such as our courier providers to enable deliveries, credit card providers to allow payments to be taken.
- We may also disclose your information to third parties: (a) where required by law or regulatory requirement, court order or other judicial authorization, (b) in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including for the purposes of meeting national security and law enforcement requirements; (c) in connection with the sale, transfer, merger, bankruptcy, restructuring or other reorganization of a business; (d) to protect or defend our rights, interests or property, or that of third parties; (e) to investigate any wrongdoing in connection with our products and services; and (f) to protect the vital interests of an individual.
- To any other person with your verbal or written consent.
- If you use our services as part of a business, group, or organization where Blue Lizard Reptiles was set up by an administrator, the administrator may be able to access and control your account. Refer to your organization's internal policies for more information.
Legal basis for processing your personal information
If you are a visitor/customer located in the European Economic Area ("EEA"), our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. We will normally collect personal information from you only where we have your consent to do so, where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you, or where the processing is in our legitimate business interests. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you.
If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to enter into a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information). Similarly, if we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our legitimate business interests, we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate business interests are.
If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us at email@example.com.
Cookies and similar tracking technology
International data transfers
Your personal information is stored and processed by us in the United Kingdom. Specifically, your personal and non-personal information will be transferred to Blue Lizard Reptiles for storage and processing in the UK.
You can direct any questions or complaints about the use or disclosure of your personal information to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will investigate and resolve any complaints or disputes regarding the use of personal information within forty-five (45) days of receiving your complaint.
How we protect your information
The security of your personal information is very important to us.
When you enter personal information on our website we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). For purchases made with credit cards, we do not store or record your credit card number. All credit card transactions are dealt with by our credit card processors where it is encrypted for processing. Our employees do not have access to this information. We do not store PIN data or 3-digit security codes. Log in and passwords to such systems are private and we comply with The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI).
We use appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your data protection rights & choices
You have the following rights:
- If you wish to access your personal information that Blue Lizard Reptiles collects, you can do so at any time by contacting us via email@example.com heading the email Subject Access Request (SAR).
- You can correct, update or request deletion of your details in your Account by conbtacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org requesting that your data is changed/deleted.
- You can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information where it is technically possible. Again, you can exercise these rights by contacting us via email@example.com
- Similarly, if we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link in the marketing e-mails we send you. Alternatively, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your complete name and e-mail address. Note that it may take up to 3 business days to remove you from our marketing lists and after this point you will still receive marketing emails from us.
We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
How we link to other websites
Our Website contains links to third party websites and third party plug-ins (such as social media sharing buttons) operated by other companies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage you to be aware that when you leave our site you read the privacy notices of such other websites. This Privacy Notice applies solely to information collected by Blue Lizard Reptiles products.
Data retention We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, for legal, tax or regulatory reasons, or other lawful purposes.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
Changes to this Privacy Notice will be made when required in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. When we update our Privacy Notice, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material Privacy Notice changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws.
You can see when this Privacy Notice was last updated by checking the "last updated" date displayed at the top of this Privacy Notice. The new Privacy Notice will apply to all current and past users of the website and will replace any prior notices that are inconsistent with it.
How to contact us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the use or disclosure of your personal information, you can contact us by sending an email to email@example.com.
Please note that for the purposes of EU data protection legislation, Blue Lizard Reptiles is the controller of your personal information.