Contract Terms and Conditions
1, The terms and conditions outlined here form the contract between Dennis Riley trading as Daegrad Tools and the purchaser, in making a purchase the purchaser agrees to the contract terms and conditions outlined here. The governing law of this contract is English and Welsh law.
2, The governing legal jurisdiction of this website and all its transactions is England, governed by English and Welsh law (the governing law). In the event of legal disputes or action being brought the buyer/purchaser and/or their agents and/or any other persons must do so under English and Welsh law in England, this is a fundamental requirement of this contract, all sales are made on this basis. any compensation issued shall not exceed that stipulated in the insurance policy taken out by Daegrad Tools. The governing language in all trading is English. Daegrad Tools accept no liability from problems arising from the mistranslation of product information or descriptions on internet trading sites whose primary language is not English.
3, Items for sale by Daegrad Tools indicate an invitation to treat and not a right to buy, Daegrad tools reserve the right to refuse a sale for a number of reasons such as (but not limited to) the products supplied may be used for acts of terrorism, racism, crime or refusal of a sale in the interests of revenue protection or public safety. Daegrad Tools will not knowingly trade with any individual or group that shows any anti-semitic behaviour or indeed abuse of any group or religion or seek to engage in gender suppression.
4, All items sold are covered by the current legal requirements for online selling in the United Kingdom, we aim to ship out in 3 to 7 days, this may be longer in the event of complex orders or if specific items have to be manufactured, you will receive shipping notifications once your order has been shipped, the shipment will contain contact information regarding your order. depending upon the method of shipping we will require your telephone number to enable the courier to deliver your parcel, we cannot ship without your telephone number if we request it, if we do not receive your telephone number we will have to cancel the transaction and refund your purchase price including shipping.
5, Any item purchased may be returned within 30 days of receipt by the purchaser for a full refund including the cost of original postage/shipping. In the event that the item supplied is defective or not as described or that the user does not feel confident or safe in using or assembling a supplied item then Daegrad Tools will pay for return postage. if the purchaser wishes to return an item they must use the returns procedure for the specific internet selling platform from which it was purchased, once a returned item has been received by Daegrad Tools a refund will be issued including return postage, this may be made as a separate payment depending upon the operating systems and refund mechanisms of the specific website from which the original purchase was made. If the buyer believes the item supplied is defective they are under no circumstances to use the item and to inform Daegrad Tools immediately
6, all the items sold by Daegrad Tools are reproductions, Daegrad Tools does not trade in original artifacts. all books produced and/or sold are for information only and are not published or designed or intended for use as a manufacturing guide
7, All items are sold with a 1year guarantee against defect arising from normal use in a reconstructive re-enactment context unless such items are not designed to last one year (consumable items). The life expectancy of the products manufactured by Daegrad Tools is set at 3 years from the date of receipt by the purchaser, after this time the item should be disposed of safely.
8, All the items sold by Daegrad Tools are designed solely for use in Re-enactment living history contexts only, they are not designed for use in any other context or situation, they are not designed for commercial use or use by the public at re-enactment events. The use of any item supplied by Daegrad Tools outside of a living history context nullifies any guarantee or liability on the part of Daegrad Tools. Many items manufactured by Daegrad tools contain functional sharp edges, points and small parts, it is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure the safe storage, display and use of items as well as keeping all items out of the reach of children, Daegrad tools accepts no liability for any incident arising from the user’s storage, use or display policy or protocols. All the products are designed solely for the use of the purchaser.
9, All the items produced and sold by Daegrad Tools are handmade and are designed as far as is reasonably practicable to mimic the original item on which the purchased item is based and are so designed as to mimic the design, durability, usability and or defects of the original item upon which it is based they are not manufactured to the quality of the item's modern equivalent, they are not designed to be, each item by its handmade nature is intrinsically a one off and as a consequence is subject to extremes of variation in both longevity and build quality which is why the life expectancy (if properly maintained by the purchaser ) is set at three years.
10, A condition of sale is that the purchaser is required to use the appropriate health and safety equipment commensurate with the reconstructed item as they would do with its modern equivalent, this includes the wearing of protective equipment both for the eyes (safety glasses) and body when an item or items are being used, assembled, maintained or displayed or a combination thereof . living history is no excuse for not using safety equipment. Daegrad Tools cannot be held liable for any fault, omission or miss use of a supplied item by the user.
11, A condition of sale is that the purchaser is competent in the safe use of the supplied item and have received tuition in its safe and correct use as reconstructed items require a different set of skills not normally available to the general public, if the purchaser does not feel comfortable in using a supplied item it must be returned for a full refund, Daegrad tools will also pay for return postage
12, Items supplied by Daegrad Tools must be inspected before and after use to ensure that they are in a safe condition. Tools or supplied items that contain wooden components are subject to dimensional instability due to local weather conditions and the purchaser’s storage and maintenance regime which in time may cause premature failure of a supplied item. Daegrad Tools cannot be held liable for any defect, fault or consequence arising from the purchaser's poor storage, maintenance, assembly or abuse of a supplied item.
13, The contract exists solely between Daegrad Tools and the original purchaser and may not be transferred. If any item supplied by Daegrad Tools is resold, gifted, exchanged or otherwise no longer remains the property of the original buyer then Daegrad Tools liability comes to an end.
14 Daegrad Tools accepts no liability arising from the misuse of a supplied item or misuse arising from the use of a supplied item outside its designed use, function and historical context.
15, Any alteration or repair to a purchased item nullifies any guarantee or liability on the part of Daegrad Tools. All the tools supplied by Daegrad Tools are designed for hand sharpening only. If any defect arises in the use of any item manufactured by Daegrad Tools we must be informed immediately, all the products of Daegrad Tools contain no user repairable parts, if a defect arises do not under any circumstances use the tool, it must be quarantined and Daegrad Tools informed, if the defect arises within the 1 year guarantee it will be replaced or the purchaser refunded depending upon the availability of a replacement item, if the defect arises after the guarantee ends but before the three year life expectancy ends the Purchaser must pay for shipping to Daegrad Tools for repair (at the discression of daegrad tools we may pay for return postage), Daegrad Tools will ship out the repaired item with free shipping to the original customer
16, all items supplied by Daegrad Tools are for use by adults over the age of consent in the country of use, they are not designed for use or sold with the intention for use by minors or by any person or persons who are not the original purchaser. No product of Daegrad Tools are designed for use by children
17, all images of items for sale remain the intellectual property of Daegrad Tools as does any logos or wording used by Daegrad Tools
18, Do not exceed the design specifications of the supplied item(s) as outlined here. Daegrad Tools accept no liability for any consequence arising for the user exceeding the design specification of a supplied item(s), handmade Reconstructed tools have limitations of use and are not constructed to the same level of consistency as mass-produced tools.
wooden handles on tools are tang fit construction in keeping with the original design upon which the reconstructions are based, these items have an applied force limitation of 3kg and are not designed to be used with an applied force greater than 3kg.
load bearing items are designed only for static display with the exception of suspension chains used in re-enactment cooking, these chains are designed for a maximum load of 10kg, do not exceed this weight under any circumstances’
some items (for example but not limited to) such as Hammers, axes and adzes are supplied unhafted, it is the responsibility of the purchaser to correctly assemble the supplied items to a safe and satisfactory condition, if the purchaser is unable to do so the supplied items can be returned under section 5 of this contract terms and conditions.
some metalwork is supplied hardened with a light temper, or case hardened, if subject to impact these items will break, they are not designed for metal upon metal contact but solely for use on wood, on items supplied as "metalwork only" great care should be observed in hafting these products to avoid damage and that safety equipment including safety glasses must be worn at all times during assembly
all tools for woodworking are designed for use on green wood or naturally air dried wood, they are not designed for use on Kiln dried wood which has different properties.
19, if you need to contact Daegrad Tools please do so via the selling site from which your purchase was made. We may also be contacted by email at; daegrad [!at] hotmail.co.uk
20, in the event of a refund being issued and the item not returned (for whatever reason) the refunded purchaser is liable for its safe disposal in accordance with local waste disposal laws. Once a refund has been issued all liability on the part of Daegrad tools comes to an end.
21, No item(s) manufactured or supplied by Daegrad Tools are for use or sale in the United States of America or Canada, their use in these countries is prohibited unless the purchaser has accepted the terms and conditions outlined in this document, specifically (and not limited to) sections 1 and 2. Any customer who resells, transfers , gifts or gives or allows any product manufactured by Daegrad Tools to be used in the United States of America or Canada accepts full liability for any problem arising from the use of Daegrad Tools products used in those countries and will indemnify and or compensate Daegrad Tools for any problems or liabilities arising from the use of products so exported, imported or otherwise made available to the United States of America and or Canada.
22, GDPR, all transactions are recorded on paper and electronically, electronic storage is on both the Etsy and paypal systems for such time as governed by those sites, paper information is stored for such time as required for inspection by HMRC, after this period they are destroyed, all information stored either electronically or in paper form are legally accessible by government agencies of the United kingdom for the purposes of taxation, crime prevention and criminal investigation. for the purposes of completing a transaction we only give name and address information to a third party courier. We do not share information with anyone else
23, Daegrad Tools can be contacted in writing at; Daegrad Tools, 327 Coleford road, Darnall, Sheffield, S9 5NF, United Kingdom, please note that we do not accept visitors at this address
24, if the purchaser is unhappy with the contract outlined here they can return all goods for a full refund and Daegrad Tools will pay for the return postage.