Terms & Conditions
The following are the terms and conditions for use of the Eason &Son website or any Internet site to which the Website is linked (the“Website”). This Website is for use by people who are 18 years and overonly.
No contract will subsist between you and Eason & Son Ltd. for asale to you of any product or service unless and until Eason & SonLtd. accepts your order by e-mail confirming that it has dispatched yourorder. That acceptance will be deemed complete and will be deemed forall purposes to have been effectively communicated to you at the timeEason & Son Ltd. sends the e-mail to you (whether or not you receivethat e-mail).
Price of Goods
The price listed on the Website (the “Price”) for Eason Bookstore 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 listed on the website without notice. These changes may be to take account of any increase in our supplier’s prices, a promotional price change, 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.
The pricing on the website may vary between search results pages, product pages, and partner websites, however we make every effort to ensure the prices on our website are correct. The final price of a product is displayed in the basket before you confirm your purchase, either on Easons.com or on our partner websites.
To ensure goods are delivered in time for Christmas, please place your order by the following dates:
Republic of Ireland – Tuesday, December 17th
UK – Saturday, December 14th
Europe – Friday, December 13th
USA & Canada – Tuesday, December 10th
Rest of the World – Tuesday, December 10th
We will endeavour to deliver the Products to you within 3 – 5 workingdays of your Account order within the island of Ireland, where this ispractical. However, Products are subject to availability and delays maysometimes occur that are outside of our control. Any dates specified fordelivery are therefore approximate only. If delivery is delayed formore than 21 days, you have the right to contact us and refuse to acceptthe Products. In these circumstances, we will refund any money paid byyou for those Products and any delivery monies you have been charged.However, we will not be responsible for any other losses, costs, damagesor charges that you may suffer if we delay in supplying or do notsupply those Products. At the time of delivery you may be required tovalidly sign-off on the delivery of the Products, after which time theProducts become your sole responsibility. For information on our returnspolicy, please see our Returns page.
Website: Use & Security
You are entirely responsible for any and all activities in your use ofthe site. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use orany other breach of security.
Website: Privacy & Data Use
Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't storepersonally identifiable information such as credit card details incookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered fromthem to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they helpus to identify and resolve errors, or to determine relevant relatedproducts to show you when you're browsing.
How to Manage Cookies
We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not knowwhat cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommendyou visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
List of the Main Easons.com Cookies
The following tables describe the cookies we use on this site and whatwe use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy whichmeans that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are nothappy, then you should either not use this site, or you should deleteEasons.com cookies having visited the site, or you should browse thesite using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” inChrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" inFirefox and Safari etc).
We use session cookies to remember your log-in and what you’ve put inthe shopping basket. These we deem strictly necessary to the working ofthe website. If these are disabled then various functionality on thesite will be broken.More information on session cookies and what theyare used for at www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html
- The Unique Impression Cookie contains programs of viewed ads together with the time of the ad-view. This information is used to be able to identify unique ad-views.
- Ad-pools have the feature of ad-rotation. To support this, pool-based ad-views are stored in a cookie.
- The Event History Cookie contains information about the three latest tracks (clicks) and the ten latest closures per program. This information is used to be able to connect clicks with closures.
- The GUID Cookie holds an identifier to support server side storage of the user event history
- Allows a user to disable cookie based tracking or targeting for the browser that the user is using
- Retargeting is a feature that makes it possible to target ads to users that have visited configured targeting points on the advertiser’s site. To support this feature the targeting points visited by a user are stored in this cookie.
Cookies set by Third Party Websites
We sometimes embed video content from websites such as YouTube. As aresult, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example,YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.Easons.com does not control the dissemination of these cookies. Youshould check the relevant third party website for more information aboutthese.
Social Networking Sharing Tools
Easons.com carries embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users to easilyshare content with their friends through a number of popular socialnetworks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in totheir service. Easons.com does not control the dissemination of thesecookies and you should check the relevant third party website for moreinformation about these.
You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collectinginformation about what you are doing all around the internet, includingon Easons.com. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites willbe registering that action and may use that information. In some casesthese sites will be registering the fact that you are visitingEasons.com, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don’t clickon the button if you are logged into their services, like Google andFacebook. You should check the respective policies of each of thesesites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out howto opt out, or delete, such information.
Some emails that we send you have no tracking in at all e.g. serviceemails with invoices attached. Other emails we send we put in trackingso that we can tell how much traffic those emails send to our site –e.g. our monthly Thank You Card newsletter. Some emails we can track, atan individual level, whether the user has opened and clicked on theemail. We rarely use the latter information at a personal level, ratherwe use it to understand open and click rates on our emails to try andimprove them. If you want to be sure that none of your email activity istracked then you should opt out of Easons.com emails which you can dovia the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in the footer of every promotional email wesend.
Surveys and Competitions
From time to time our site may request information from users viasurveys, competitions or for a particular service (e.g. newsletter).Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary andthe user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose thisinformation. Information requested will include contact information (assupplied to the site during registration) and supplementary informationon your professional interests, opinions and preferences. We will usethe contact information to notify winners. We will not publish winners'details on the site. If the survey or contest has a sponsor then we mayshare information given by entrants with the sponsor, but only with theuser's consent.
We use Realex Payments as our external payment provider for onlinetransactions at Easons.com. We require the billing address of the creditcard you use so that we can pass this to Realex Payments, who check theaddress against the cardholder's details for security purposes. We onlystore delivery details when you opt-in to save these details to yourAddress Book. We don't store the credit card details on our server.Realex Payments requires that you provide your credit card details toprocess the transaction. This is done on a secure Realex Payments serverand data passing between Easons.com servers and Realex Payments areencrypted using 128bit SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).
Our Use of Your Information
We use personally identifiable information about you to improve ourmarketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyse site usage,to improve our content and product offerings and to customise our site'scontent, layout, and services. We believe these uses allow us toimprove our site and better tailor it to meet our users' needs.
We use your email address to send you newsletters or othercommunications that you have requested from the Site. Out of respect forour users we offer an opt-out via the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in the footerof every promotional email we send.
We do aggregate personally identifiable information and disclose suchinformation in aggregate to advertisers and for other marketing andpromotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not discloseto these entities any information that could be used to personallyidentify you. There are some cases where we do pass on your personaldetails, however we only do this if you explicitly agree to this,typically by checking an opt-in checkbox where the default position willbe that you do not agree to your details being passed on.
Disclosure of Your Information
We do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party.
By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), we may be forcedto disclose information to the government or third parties under certaincircumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or accesstransmissions or private communications. We can (and you authorise usto) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or othergovernment officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary orappropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, IntellectualProperty Rights infringements, or other activity that is illegal or mayexpose us to legal liability.
Website & Use
You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national andinternational laws and regulations and are solely responsible for allacts or omissions that occur under your usage, including the content ofyour transmissions through the Website. All information, designs,drawings and other specifications provided on the Website are theexclusive property of Eason & Son Ltd. Any copying, transmission orre-transmission of the same requires the prior written approval of Eason& Son Ltd.
We reserve the right at all times to place advertisements andpromotions on the Website. Advertisers and sponsors on the Website aresolely responsible for complying with all local, national, state andinternational laws (where relevant) and we exclude all liabilityhowsoever caused there from.
When you purchase online, you have a statutory right to return aproduct (other than perishable produce or a special order) up to 7 daysafter your order has been delivered (cooling off period). We can changeor cancel an order up until it is dispatched. If the order has beendispatched, you can return the Product to us and we will organise arefund (excluding delivery cost). Any breakages or damage must bereported within 24 hours of purchase/delivery.
Accordance with Specification
Many of the Products are of a technical nature and it is not practicalto publish detailed specifications of all the Products and keepspecifications completely up to date. All descriptive matter, drawings,pictures, colours, specifications and advertising on the Website are forthe sole purpose of giving an approximate description of the Products.
If any manuals or safety instructions are provided with the Products,you agree to read and follow carefully all the terms contained thereinat all times. Any information contained on the Website is not meant tobe comprehensive and if you are inexperienced in using the Products orare unsure of your abilities, you should always seek expert advice andassistance.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The information contained in the Website is for information purposesonly and, although we have made every effort to ensure the correctnessof the information contained herein, the information available throughthe Website is provided “as is” and “as available” and withoutwarranties or conditions of any kind either express or implied. We donot warrant or represent that the use or the results of the use of thematerials available through the Website or from third parties will becorrect, accurate timely, reliable or otherwise. We accept no liabilityin relation to any of the above other than as may be provided for underyour statutory rights.
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, under nocircumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we beliable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special orconsequential damages that result from the use of or the inability touse the Website, any changes to the Website, any material or data sentor received or not sent or received or for any of the above–mentioneddamages that result from the use or inability to use the Products. In nocircumstances shall our liability and that of our suppliers to youand/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 materialcontained in either sponsor advertisements or email–distributed,commercially produced information presented to you by the Website, byus, or our advertisers or other content providers, is protected bycopyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietaryrights and laws.
Modification of Terms
We may terminate the Website with or without cause at any time andeffective immediately. In addition, we, in our sole discretion, mayterminate your Account for violation of the letter or spirit of theseterms and conditions.