The MartinBalmer.com group of web sites

The MartinBalmer.com group of web sites and web pages and web applications, from here on collectively referred to as MartinBalmer.com, is operated under license from Martin Balmer, the intellectual property rights holder.

These Terms and Conditions of Use

Access to MartinBalmer.com through any domain name or Internet identifier is governed by these terms and conditions of use.

By using MartinBalmer.com you agree to be bound by these terms immediately from your first use.

MartinBalmer.com may change these terms and conditions at any time without notice. Should you not agree with any part of these terms, whether changed or otherwise, you must cease using the MartinBalmer.com group of web sites.

Terms and Conditions of Sale

By placing an order you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

Ordering from Partners and Advertisers. Where orders are placed with our partners and advertisers your contract is solely with the third-party with whom you placed your order. MartinBalmer.com cannot accept returns or handle enquiries for orders placed on third-party web sites.

Ordering from MartinBalmer.com.  Orders placed via MartinBalmer.com or MartinBalmer on eBay shall be governed by our Terms and Conditions of Sale.  Orders placed via Collectiques.co.uk are now deemed to be placed on MartinBalmer.com.

Printed, posted and faxed orders must be accompanied by a signature, full name and address, and telephone number.

Visa, MasterCard, JCB, Switch, Solo and Visa Debit cards accepted with valid card number, validity period, security code, and issue number where appropriate. By placing an order and providing bank card or PayPal details you are authorising MartinBalmer.com to debit your account for the order total and confirming that you are authorised to make a purchase with that account. Cheques can only be accepted in UK Pounds Sterling drawn on a UK bank. Please allow upto 7 working days for clearance of cheques and 14 working days for business cheques. Sorry we cannot accept cash through the post or COD (Cash on Delivery) orders.

We regret that goods cannot be supplied on a trial basis. Please check specification, suitability and compatibility before ordering. Although our staff can offer advice they cannot confirm compatibility or suitability for a particular purpose. Photographs and pictures are provided for illustration purposes only unless otherwise stated. Many items are considered ‘adult collectors items’ and may not be suitable for children under the age of 14 years unless stated. A restocking charge may apply when returning a quantity of 3 or more of the same item.

Your right to cancel. Items purchased directly from MartinBalmer.com may be returned unused and unopened and undamaged condition within 14 days from the date you received the item for a refund of the original item price back to the payment method you used.  Our original postage charge is refunded when you return your entire order.  Such returns must be received within 30 days from the date the order was dispatched to you.

Orders received by MartinBalmer.com will be processed and dispatched as soon as possible. By placing an order you are agreeing to the prices quoted and delivery terms. MartinBalmer.com cannot be held responsible for additional third-party charges you incur during any of placing, receiving, paying for or using a product or service. Items that have been ordered but are no longer required before dispatch must be explicitly cancelled by you. Release dates for new items are provided as a guide only and can vary considerably even by a number of months on some items. Our staff cannot provide guarantee of availability for items not available from stock.

Goods offered subject to being unsold. In the event of non-availability of goods, we reserve the right to rescind the contract. Delivery times offered as a guide only. Delivery subject to cleared funds and stock.

All goods remain the property of MartinBalmer.com until paid for in full.

Claims for damage, non-functionality, and mis-shipping must be made within 28 days of receipt and no later than 56 days of dispatch. Receipt is considered delivery to ‘delivery address’ given by customer or collection from carrier.

All returns must be in stock condition, complete, unopened. You are responsible for ensuring safe delivery of returned item. All returns must be in suitable packing. We are not liable for any consequential loss or expenses, howsoever caused, including incidental returns costs. We regret that we cannot accept delivery of items that require us to pay outstanding fees.

These terms and conditions of sale apply to all orders and in no instance shall MartinBalmer.com enter into any special agreement or arrangement or amendment to these terms and conditions with any individual or organisation.

If part of these terms and conditions is found to be unlawful, it shall not affect the validity of the remainder.

These terms and conditions do not affect consumer statutory rights. E & OE.

Legal Information.  MartinBalmer.com, 34 Pier Avenue, Herne Bay, CT6 8PQ.  info@martinbalmer.co.uk. VAT number GB 754 1874 13.

Intellectual Property

The entire content of MartinBalmer.com including but not limited to intellectual property, design, images, photography and technology are protected by copyright.

No part of MartinBalmer.com including its associated web sites, advertisements, printed media, or official inplace elements on third-party web sites may be copied or reproduced in any way or in any form.

Including any element, graphic or media file directly in place on any web site that is not part of the MartinBalmer.com group of web sites is strickly prohibited without expressed written permission from MartinBalmer.com.

Resale or Re-Publication of Information.

No such licence has been granted for re-sale or re-publication of any part of   MartinBalmer.com in whole or in part including but not limited to intellectual or   text or image or photography or technology unless expressly and explicitly   stated by MartinBalmer.com.

Using MartinBalmer.com

The MartinBalmer.com group of web sites is provided solely for the promotion of their commericial interests, their commercial partners, and Martin Balmer Limited.

You agree to use MartinBalmer.com only for lawful purpose and not in any way that will undermine the security of MartinBalmer.com or result in unauthorised changes or disproportionly use resources.

You will not restrict, infringe, inhibit, or remove the rights of any MartinBalmer.com user or attempt to slow, hinder or prevent the use of MartinBalmer.com for anyone else.

Warranty or Fitness of Information and Resources for any particular   purpose

INFORMATION PROVIDED IN OR ON MARTINBALMER.COM GROUP OF WEB SITES IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND FREEDOM FROM INFRINGEMENT.

MartinBalmer.com does not guarrentee that it will be error free or uninterrupted.

General

If any part of these terms and conditions are later ruled or determined to be unlawful, illegal, invalid or unenforceable due to the law of any provodence, state or country then within the jurisdiction of that provance, state or country, the part shall be considered removed and deleted leaving all other parts fully in place and binding and enforceable.

The delay or failure of MartinBalmer.com to enforce any part of these terms and conditions or to enforce any right does not waive MartinBalmer.com’s right to enforce that right.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales which shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes.

Disclaimer

Unless otherwise stated none of the characters persons or organisations that appear within creative art, written or otherwise, on this web site are representations or references to real people.  The bodies, individuals, parties and organisations featured within these fictional stories are figments of the author’s imagination and do not really exist.

No warranty either implied or otherwise is provided about the suitability of this web site or the content that it contains for any purpose or situation.

Copyright

The characters, their roles, their stories, personalities, interactions and actions, together with the storyline, the concept, and everything else associated with, or otherwise an ingredient of, this creative writing are, and is, protected by national and international copyright law and treaties.

The artwork, it’s subject, idea, execution, and everything else assoicated with, or otherwise an ingredient of, these paintings and drawing and illustrations are, and is, protected by national and international copyright law treaties.

No part of this web site may be copied, reproduced, or recreated, in any way, by any means, in any form.  Authorisation to view parts of this web site does not grant a license to distribute or reuse it for any other purpose.

Failure to observe and respect the rights of the author and this web site’s conditions of use will result in prosecution to the maximum extent possible under law.  No rights or license will be granted in respect by the author by any means other than explicit written confirmation.