Shire Garden Machines Limited

Approved STIHL and VIKING Dealer

Our Privacy Policy 'Shire Garden Machines Ltd' is committed to protecting your privacy. Any personal information we collect will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws.

Control of personal information. Any personal information provided to, or to be collected by, 'Shire Garden Machines Ltd' (company registration number 9347466)

Shire Garden Machines Ltd Roses Yard Gains Lane Devizes Wiltshire SN10 1QU

•We respect your privacy whilst using this website. •We do not collect your personal details without your knowledge whilst using this web site. •During purchasing you will be required to enter adequate details in order to fulfill the payment process. During purchasing you may be given the option of remembering your contact details for future visits. If you choose to remember details, these will be stored in a cookie on your computer. •We use cookies to assist you with navigating our site, keeping track of items in your shopping basket, and analyzing the site performance. •All analytical information regarding your site experience is treated with the utmost confidence, and is strictly anonymous. •We do not use or allow third party cookies for target advertising. •We do not share or pass any of your details to third parties after you make a purchase. •We do not store your credit card details when you make a purchase. We entrust your payments to PayPal, who use the highest level of security. •If you have purchased with us, or registered to receive email newsletters, rest assured you can be removed from the newsletter list at any time on request. Disabling Cookies: If you choose to disable cookies you will still be able to browse this site, but you may not be able to purchase online. If you are familiar with cookies, they are small files stored on your device. Cookies are safe and used by just about every shopping web site on the internet. Cookies are enabled by default on all internet browsers, so unless you have disabled them you should have no problems. We do not use ‘third party’ cookies, as stated previously. Making A Purchase Making a purchase from Shire Garden Machines could not be easier. Just browse our catalogue, and click on any items that you wish to buy and put them into the shopping basket. After you have finished your selection, click on "View Basket" (the icon on the right of your screen) and you will be asked for a few details that we need to be able to satisfy the order.

We accept Visa, Mastercard as well as debit cards including Solo, Delta and Maestro through our Paypal checkout. We do not charge for any item until it is either ready to ship or has been reserved with a supplier on your behalf for delivery within a stated time period. Back-ordered items are not charged until they are shipped. You may send your credit card information via phone, mail or over the Internet.

Shipping And Handling Delivery to any address on the UK mainland varies in cost relative to the size of your order, some products are shipped free of charge. The cost of shipping may be added to your order total during checkout. Goods ordered wrong can be returned at customers expence.

We reserve the right to subtract a 25% re-stocking fee to any refund.

Delivery Schedule

We begin processing orders within 12 working hours of receipt and a letter of acknowledgement will be sent to you by e-mail confirming product details followed by a full shipping schedule. For tractor mowers, we shall confirm a suitable delivery day before shipping the product.

Although we strive to provide as accurate information on shipping as we can, the delivery period stated either on the site or advised by email or verbally should be seen as a guide only and can not be viewed as the essence of any contract entered into with Shire Garden Machines. We shall endeavour to notify you as soon as possible of any anticipated delay in the shipment of your product and your order may of course be cancelled at any time prior to dispatch should the wait prove unsatisfactory.

For dispatched items our standard returns policy applies (see 'Returns Policy'). Any concerns regarding a delivery may be addressed by telephoning 01380 721575

If your item is not in stock, we will back order for you. You will always be emailed with the option to cancel your order if you would rather not wait or, if you prefer, our Sales Staff will be happy to advise you on suitable alternatives. Please telephone 01380 721575

Tax Charges For orders made from the UK or European Union, 20% VAT is included in the price.

Our VAT number is 204 2110 82

Credit Card Security

We know of no documented cases of credit card fraud using our shopping system over the Internet. All credit card numbers are encrypted in the software when the order is placed . They are only decrypted after they reach our computer. They are not held in clear text on any web site.

Guarantee We guarantee your satisfaction. Shire Garden Machines only supplies the very best machinery and goods from established manufacturers. All products are covered by a manufacturer's warranty, details of which are listed with each individual item on sale in the store. Should a problem occur with a product during the period of warranty, you are entitled to have the product examined by the manufacturer's agent. Any manufacturing fault will be rectified by the manufacturer's agent. Customers are advised that the manufacturer's agent will however be entitled to refuse to undertake work free of charge in the warranty period if the agent believes damage to the machine has been self-inflicted rather than being the consequence of an actual manufacturing fault. Customers are further advised that the manufacturer's warranty will not necessarily cover the cost of taking the product to and from the ourselves. * (Please email sales@shiregardenmachines.co.uk.) The terms and conditions under which we supply goods to you do not in any way affect your statutory rights as a consumer

Contacting Us •If you need to reach us, please email info@shiregardenmachines.co.uk•Alternatively, you can call on 01380 721575 •Or fax us on 01380 720040 •Or write to us at :- •Shire Garden Machines Ltd, Roses Yard, Gains Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1QU •We endeavour to respond to all complaints within 2 working days •Any issue raised will be dealt with swiftly and fairly and will be treated confidentially. You will be informed of the likely time scale involved in resolving any dispute and kept informed by email of any progress. Returns Policy

In accordance with existing UK Distance Selling Regulations, any product may be returned for whatever reason providing we receive written confirmation of your desire to cancel your order within 14 days of delivery

The cost of return will be borne by the customer unless the product is defective or was received in error. In the event that the product has been used and has been returned as unwanted during this period, any benefit gained from use beyond normal examination will be taken into consideration when deciding on the amount to be refunded as will any damage from use, cosmetic or otherwise, to the machine. Returned items should be made available for collection by our shipping company. We would request that returned products are sent back in their original packaging. In the event that this is not done, and we are required to use a more expensive means of collection or packaging service, any excess charges we face will be passed onto the customer. We will issue any refunds as soon as possible and no later than 30 days after cancellation. The customer is responsible for the condition and safekeeping of all goods until collected by us, or, if the customer returns the item to us by their own chosen means, until it reaches us.

VAT ID Number
204 2110 82
  • Subject of Customer Information
  • Seller
  • Conclusion of contract
  • Prices and shipping costs
  • Delivery and pick-up
  • Payment
  • Ordering process
  • Warranties and statutory right’s for defective products

Seller

The purchase agreement is made with Shire Garden Machines Ltd, Roses Yard, Gains Lane, Devizes, SN10 1QU. In case of any questions or complaints, please contact us at sales@shiregardenmachines.co.uk or 01380 721575.

Conclusion of contract

By clicking the "Buy now" button, you are placing a binding order for the items listed on the order form. Following the submission of your order, you will receive an order confirmation by email. The contract is concluded with the receipt of this order confirmation.

Languages available for contract conclusion

The following languages are available for the conclusion of the contract: English

Prices and shipping costs

The prices listed on the product pages always include the respective value-added tax applicable by law, as well as all other price components. Shipping costs apply to our deliveries. The shipping costs are shown. Further costs that are not discharged or billed by us are not incurred.

Delivery and pick-up

Unless stated otherwise in the product description, the items that we offer for delivery are generally delivered in 5 business days. Delivery is made only to United Kingdom. If we offer pick-up of the item, you will receive a notice as soon as the item is ready to be picked up. If, in the course of processing your order, items are found to be not available, you will be notified by email.

Payment

Payments are handled through Paypal.

Ordering process

When you have selected the desired product, you can add it to your shopping cart with no obligation by clicking the [Add to Shopping Cart] button. You can view the content of the shopping cart at any time, with no obligation, by clicking the [Shopping Cart] button. Items can be removed from the shopping cart by clicking the [Delete] button.

If you wish to purchase the items in your shopping cart, click the [Checkout] button. Then, please enter your information. Mandatory information is marked by an asterisk. Registration is not required. Your information is transmitted with encryption. After entering your information, you can review your entries. The ordering process is completed by clicking the "Buy now" button. The process can be cancelled at any time by closing the browser window. The individual pages will provide you with further information, e.g. how to make corrections.

We keep your ordering information on file and include it as well as our standard Terms and Conditions (AGB) in the order confirmation that we send you by email.

The Standard Terms and Conditions are at: Terms and Conditions and can be reviewed, downloaded and saved. For security reasons, after completing the order your ordering information will no longer be accessible through the Internet.

Warranties and statutory right’s for defective products For all offered items, the statutory rights for defective products do apply. Furthermore, please be aware, that for all STIHL and VIKING branded products the warranty conditions of Andreas Stihl Ltd apply {{WarrantyConditionsLink}}.

Privacy Policy SOP

Shire Garden Machines Ltd ("We", “Our”,”Us”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy policy applies to the website Shire Garden Machines Ltd (the "Site") and sets out the basis on which any data We collect from you, or that you provide to Us, will be processed.

This policy is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”).

Please read the following carefully to understand Our views and practices regarding your personal data and how We will treat it.

For the purpose of the, the data controller is Shire Garden Machines Ltd of Roses Yard, Gains Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1QU, UK.

Data collected via the Site will be processed on our behalf by the provider of the Site, ANDREAS STIHL LIMITED of STIHLHOUSE, STANHOPE ROAD, CAMBERLEY, SURREY GU15 3YT and any sub-contractors it may appoint from time to time, in accordance with Our instructions.

Information We May Collect From You

As you navigate through and interact with the Site, We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give to Us

  • You may give Us information about you when you search for a product or place an order on the Site;

  • The information you give Us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, customer history and billing and payment data. In addition, if you contact Us, We may keep a record of that correspondence.

Some of this information may inevitably comprise personal data about you.

Information we collect about you

  • Details of your visits to the Site, including traffic data, location data and information about the resources that you access and use on the Site;
  • Information about your operating system and browser type.

The information We collect about you is statistical data about users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. It helps Us to improve the Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling Us to:

  • Estimate the Site’s audience size and usage patterns;
  • Store information about your preferences;
  • Speed up your searches;
  • Recognize you when you return to the Site.

Information we receive from other sources

  • We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may us this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Cookies

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by the use of a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer in order to distinguish you from other users of the Site. A Cookie is a small piece of data that a website can send to your computer’s browser so that this computer will be recognised by the Site on your return.

Cookies allow your computer to be recognised on connection to the Site, enabling Us to provide a better browsing experience. In addition cookies may also be used to help gather statistics about the use of the Site, such as Site performance..

You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Site. For more information about cookies, please see the Information Commissioner's website home page or the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

Uses Made Of the Information

The information held about you will be used as determined by Us including but not limited to the following:

Information you give to Us

  • To present the Site and its contents to you;
  • To ensure that content from the Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • To provide you with the information and products that you request;
  • To provide you with information about other products that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • To carry out obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and Us;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of the Site, when you choose to do so;
  • To notify you about changes to the Site.

Information we collect about you

  • To improve the Site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • As part of Our efforts to keep the Site safe and secure;
  • To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising served to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
  • To make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of the Site about products and offers that may interest you or them.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may share your personal information with any member of Our group, which means Our subsidiaries, Our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract We may enter into with them or you;
  • Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about users;
  • We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable Us to comply with Our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience;
  • Analytics and search engine providers that assist Us in the improvement and optimisation of the Site. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
  • If We or substantially all of Our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by Us about Our contacts will be one of the transferred assets;
  • If We are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply Our terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect Our rights, property, or the safety of, Our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction;
  • To fulfil the purpose for which you provide it;
  • For any other purpose disclosed by Us when you provide the information;
  • With your consent.

Where We Store Your Personal Data

We will generally only process personal data within the territory of the United Kingdom, in a member state of the European Union or in another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. However, your personal data may be outside such countries (for example by Our staff or the staff of one of Our suppliers). We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do Our best to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask Us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes, to correct your data or to delete your data by contacting Us at

Shire Garden Machines Ltd Roses Yard, Gains Lane, Devizes Wiltshire SN10 1QU UK

The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of Our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates, including those of Andreas Stihl Limited. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to Information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet Our costs in providing you with details of the information We hold about you.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Any changes We may make to this privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this privacy policy.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

Shire Garden Machines Ltd, Roses Yard, Gains Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire,SN10 1QU, UK. sales@shiregardenmachines.co.uk

What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. We use cookies to keep track of what you have in your cart, submit Contact forms, and to remember you when you return to our site.

To purchase STIHL products, you need to have cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site, but you will not be able to submit Contact forms or purchase any products.

Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create.

We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. Click here to view our Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

Further information about cookies

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org

Managing cookies

To purchase STIHL products, you need to have cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site, but you will not be able to submit Contact forms or purchase any products.

To manage your cookies, see the below guides for the four most popular browsers:

-Internet Explorer:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies

-Google Chrome:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en-GB

-Mozilla Firefox:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-GB/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

-Safari:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=en-GB

For all other browsers, please consult your documentation or online help files.

Our Cookies:

Our cookies policy

Here's a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for:

Cookie name Cookie purpose
CookieNoticeDisplayed We use this cookie to not display the cookie notice banner, after you have accepted or reviewed our cookie policies.
Cart This is used to identify your current shopping cart as your own.
CartTotalCookie This is used to identify the current count of items in your shopping cart.
__RequestVerificationToken This security cookie is used to validate current requests and protect against cross site request forgery.
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Third party cookies

We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites.

Here’s a list of the third party cookies we use, and what we use them for:

Partner name What their cookies are used for
AddThis AddThis uses cookies in a variety of ways, most notably for social sharing purposes. Link(s) to usage details: http://support.addthis.com/customer/portal/questions/327365-cookie-audit
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'Share' tools

If you take the opportunity to 'share' content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter - you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.