Terms & Conditions
All data provided through the GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK website you agree that it will be shared within the GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK company.
How we use your information
- To process your payments.
- To fulfil your orders and administer your account.
- To pass your information to service providers and employees to carry out any services or process orders.
- To disclose information about you to any relevant regulator if they require it or to anyone else if there is a legal duty to do so.
- The information held about you, may also be used to analyse your shopping preferences as part of our marketing programmes. This may help us to select and tailor products, services or special discounts and to inform you about any of those we think you will be interested to hear about.
- To send you brochures, leaflets and other promotional material for our products and services. We may also telephone or email you to discuss account details or for market or service research.
- GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK or a Group Company may monitor or record telephone conversations with you to ensure consistent service levels, to prevent or detect fraud and for training purposes.
For everyone's protection, we may check the details of every first order / advertisement with the fraud prevention agencies and these checks may be repeated with future orders / advertisments. The Group may also use the information you have given, or which the Group already holds about you.
If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified, details will be passed to fraud prevention agencies.
Law enforcement agencies may access and use this information.
How to contact us
If you have any queries about how we use your information or on data protection generally, please contact us at GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK, Customer Services, Unit 12, Lakes Farm, Rayne. Essex CM77 6TE. A full list of Group Companies who may receive your information is available from Customer Services at the above address.
How do I unsubscribe?
If you do not want to receive emails or Direct mail from us please write to GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK, Customer Services, Unit 12, Lakes Farm, Rayne. Essex CM77 6TE. And state your wish to be removed from our customer list.
We do not sell, loan or give any customers details to any third party. We do reserve the right for our customer advisors to contact you regarding your account where necessary.
How long will it take before I stop receiving Mail / Email?
For promotional emails and direct mail please allow up to 28 days to for us to process your request.
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Terms & Conditions for this website
These Terms and Conditions are applicable every time you access our website(s) and/or order goods or place advertisements from/on our website(s). Please note that these Terms and Conditions also incorporate the following sections which we advise that you read: Before preceding with an order or placing and advertisement you will be required to show that you have read and understood the following terms and conditions. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for your future reference.
Definitions Used In These Terms
“GFS” means GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK or any other one of our group of companies.
"Confirmation" means our e-mail confirmation to you that you have become a Registered User.
"Content" means the data, text, information, adverts, messages, details, screen names, photographs, graphics, software, files, sounds, static and mobile images and all other material on GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK.
"Items" means all goods or services offered for sale or rent that have or are being advertised on GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK.
"Minor" means a person under 18 years of age.
"Post" means display, exhibit, publish, distribute, upload, transmit and/or disclose and the words "Posted" and "Posting" shall be interpreted accordingly.
"Registered User" means anyone who has a GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK account.
"Services" means all or any services provided by us through GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK including without limitation our on-line market place.
1.1 This site is owned and operated by GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK Our address is Unit 12 Lakes Farm, Rayne Braintree. Essex. CM77 6TE.
1.2 All rights in this website are owned by us. Any unauthorised use, copying or modification is prohibited.
2. Placing An Advertisment
2.1 All Advertisments placed through our website will be subject to our acceptance.
2.2 When you submit an advertisement to us on our website(s) you will receive a confirmation email.
2.3 If you wish to cancel your advertisement, you can do this via “Your Members Account” NO refund will be made once an advertisement has been paid for and published.
3. Processing your payment
3.1 We use Sagepay. We do not see or hold any of your payment details, this is stored and held by Sagepay, a trusted secure payment gateway.
3.2 All prices shown on our website are inclusive of VAT.
3.3 You will receive a VAT receipt via email one your advertisement has been published.
4. Information About us
4.1 GFS is operated by "GUNSFORSALE" ("we", "our", "us").
4.2 Our trading address is Unit 12 Lakes Farm Rayne Braintree Essex. CM77 6TE
4.3 Our VAT number is GB 863 4747 93.
5. Our Trading Platform
5.1 Within the GFS platform, sellers may list Items, buyers may find Items that they may be interested in purchasing.
5.2 We are not responsible for contracts for the supply of goods or services formed through GFS (or as a result of visits made to GFS) between you and other GFS users. We simply provide a platform for people to trade in firearms.
5.3 Any contract is between the buyer and the seller and is subject to the terms and conditions which are implied by law or which the buyer and seller agree between themselves or both. GFS is not a party to the contract between the seller and buyer nor is GFS liable under it.
5.4 We do not provide any warranties or assurances in relation to the Items you purchase (or attempt to purchase) from third party sellers through GFS, or from companies to whose website we have provided a link on GFS, and any such warranties and assurances are DISCLAIMED by us absolutely. This DISCLAIMER does not affect your statutory rights against the third party seller. If you would like information about your legal rights you should contact your local trading standards or citizens advice bureaux.
6. Access to GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK
6.1 From time to time, we may restrict access to some or all parts of GFS to Registered Users.
6.2 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to GFS. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access GFS through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and that they comply with them.
7. Membership Accounts and User Names
7.1 You may create one membership account per person. You may not assign, transfer or otherwise deal with your membership.
7.2 You user name must not:
- (a) contain any swear words or expletives or any words which could be construed as such in any language; or
- (b) damage our goodwill or reputation or that of any entity with which we are associated including in each case officers, employees, personnel, members, customers and stakeholders; or
- (c) breach our or any third party rights; or
- (d) imply any connection with us. For example, your user name must not include the word "GFS" nor must it use any of our trade marks or any confusingly or colourably similar words or expressions.
7.3 If in our opinion you breach clause 7.2 we may, without prejudice to our other rights and remedies, require you to change your user name or change it ourselves.
7.4 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of the Terms.
7.5 You are responsible for any use of GFS under your password and login details. We have no responsibility for such use. If you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password or login details please contact us immediately.
8. Registered Users
8.1 By becoming a Registered User, you warrant that:
- (a) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
- (b) you are at least 18 years old or if you are a Minor you have the prior written consent of your parent or guardian to become Registered User.
8.2 Your application to become a Registered User constitutes an offer by you to us to enter into a binding contract with us to become a Registered User. We do not have to accept your application. We will act in accordance with the law when deciding whether or not to accept your application.
8.3 A contract, in relation to your use of GFS as a Registered User, will come into existence and these Terms shall become binding on you in respect of such use and us when you begin to use GFS as a Registered User.
8.4 English is the only language in which our contract may be concluded.
9. Uploading and Posting to GFS
9.1 You are solely responsible for your Content when using GFS. We are not responsible, or liable whatsoever, for the content or accuracy of any Content Posted by you or any other user of GFS.
9.2 You must not use or allow anyone else to use GFS to Post any Items, Content or other materials that:
- (a) do not meet our guidelines
- (b) breach our Acceptable Use Policy.
You undertake that any Content Posted by you will comply with those standards and you indemnify us for any breach of that undertaking.
9.3 Any Content you Post to GFS will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By Posting Content you grant to us an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty free and sub-licensable licence and right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such Post and Content for any purpose.
10. No Duty to Monitor or Moderate
10.1 We are under no duty to you to monitor or record the activity of any GFS user.
10.2 Content generated by Registered Users is not moderated.
10.3 We have the right (but not the obligation) to monitor any Posting or Content and we have the right to refuse, reclassify or remove any Post or edit any Content, for example (but without limitation) if:
- (a) in our opinion, such material does not comply with our Terms; or
- (b) we are notified that it may be offensive, illegal or defamatory.
10.4 Please note that Content includes messages sent via our on-line email service. This means that messages are not confidential and are not proprietary. We may view, refuse, reclassify or remove messages even if you have not opened the message.
11. Storage of Content (Including Messages)
11.1 We assume no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store, deliver or timely delivery of messages or other Content.
11.2 We may, from time to time and without notice, set limits on the number of messages a Registered User may send, store or receive through the Service and we retain the right to delete any messages about such limits without any liability whatsoever. Any notice provided by us to you in connection with such limits shall not create any obligation to provide future notification.
12. Other Users of GFS: Risks
12.1 You understand that by using GFS you may receive or be exposed to third party Content which you may find indecent, offensive or objectionable but you use GFS at your own risk and we are not responsible for such third party content.
12.2 You understand that we cannot verify the identity of users. This means that some users may not be who they say they are.
13.1 In accordance with clause 8.1(b), Minors are not permitted to become Registered Users of GFS without the written consent of a parent or guardian.
13.2 Parents and guardians are responsible for supervising Minors when they use GFS and undertake to us to do so. This is not our responsibility.
13.3 We advise parents and guardians who permit minors to use GFS that it is important that they communicate with them about their safety online. This is not our responsibility. Minors who are using GFS should be made aware by you of the potential risks to them and of their obligation to comply with the Terms when using GFS.
14. Third Party Rights
14.1 We have the right to disclose your identity (and the relevant Content) to any third party who is claiming that your behaviour or any Content Posted or Item advertised is illegal, breaches these terms, is in violation of intellectual property rights or in some other way infringes that third party’s rights.
15. Intellectual Property Rights
15.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in GFS. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
15.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from GFS for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to Content Posted on GFS.
15.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any Content you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use Content separately from any accompanying text.
15.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of Content on GFS must always be acknowledged.
15.5 You must not use any part of the Content on GFS for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
16.1 You may link to GFS, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
16.2 GFS must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
16.3 If you wish to make any use of material on GFS other than that set out above, please contact us.
16.4 Where GFS contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
17. Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences
17.1 You must not misuse GFS by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to GFS, the server on which GFS is stored or any server, computer or database connected to GFS. You must not attack GFS via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
17.2 By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use GFS will cease immediately.
17.3 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of GFS or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
18. Limitation Of Liability
18.1 The material displayed on GFS (including without limitation Content and Posts) is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.
18.2 Subject to clause 19.3, to the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
- (a) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
- (b) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with GFS or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of GFS, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
- (i) loss of income or revenue;
- (ii) loss of business;
- (iii) loss of profits or contracts;
- (iv) loss of anticipated savings;
- (v) loss of data;
- (vi) loss of goodwill;
- (vii) wasted management or office time; and
for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
18.3 Nothing in these Terms limits or excludes our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our liability for our fraudulent misrepresentation or our misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter nor for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
18.4 Without prejudice to the general limits on our liability referred to in clause 19.2 and subject to clause 18.3:
- (a) we are under no obligation to you to monitor or record the Postings, Content or other activities of users of GFS;
- (b) we do not assume any responsibility for the quality, safety or legality of Items;
- (c) we do not assume any responsibility for the truth or accuracy of any Postings or Content;
- (d) we make no promises, warranties or guarantees about your ability to buy or sell Items using GFS;
- (e) we are not responsible for third parties. For example, it is not our responsibility if a seller does not deliver Items, if the Items are not as described or if a buyer does not pay for Items.
19. No Reliance
19.1 Commentary and other materials posted on GFS are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to GFS, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
20. Events Outside Our Control
20.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any matter arising out or in connection with events outside our reasonable control, including without limitation:
- (a) strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
- (b) civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war; or
- (c) fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster; or
- (d) impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport; or
- (e) impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks.
each a ("Force Majeure Event").
20.2 Our obligations shall be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will extent the time to perform these obligations for the duration of that period. We will take reasonable steps to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under these terms can be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.
21. Interruption of Service
21.1 Access to GFS is permitted on a temporary basis. We reserve the right to interrupt, withdraw or amend the Service without notice. For example, if it is necessary or desirable for us to interrupt the Service (for example for routine maintenance) then we may do so without telling you first.
21.2 You agree that we are not liable to you for any loss whether foreseeable or not arising out of or in connection with unavailability or interruption of the Service.
22. Ending Our Contract
22.1 You may terminate your registration at any time, for any reason, with immediate effect by contacting us. We reserve the right to check the validity of any request to terminate registration.
22.2 We may terminate your registration at any time, for any reason, with immediate effect by contacting you at your last known postal or e-mail address.
22.3 We may terminate your registration without notice if you breach our Terms including without limitation.
23. Refund Policy
23.1 If you terminate your registration for reasons other than our breach, then we will not refund to you any monies.
23.2 If we terminate for reasons other than your breach, then we will within 28 days refund to you the balance of any monies which you have paid to us (and we have received) which relate to Services to be provided (but not provided) after the date of termination.
24. Other Consequences of Ending Our Contract
24.1 Termination by either party shall have the following effects:
- (a) Your right to use the Services shall immediately cease;
- (b) We are under no obligation to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.
24.2 Termination will not affect either party’s outstanding rights or duties up to the date of termination, including our right to recover from you any money you owe to us.
25. Written Communications
Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications we send to you should be in writing. When using GFS, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We will contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
All notices given by you to us must be given to GUNSFORSALE.CO.UK. We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide to us when you register or by posting the information on GFS. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on GFS, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
27. Transfer of Rights and Obligations
27.1 The contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assignees.
27.2 You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.
27.3 We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the Contract.
28.1 If we fail, at any time during the term, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and will not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
30.2 A waiver by us of any default will not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.
30.3 No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions will be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.
If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these terms and conditions are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the term will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
30. Entire Agreement
30.1 These Terms and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us relating to the subject matter of any Contract.
30.2 We each acknowledge that, in entering into a Contract, neither of us relies on any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these terms and conditions or the documents referred to in them.
30.3 Each of us agrees that our only liability in respect of those representations and warranties that are set out in this agreement (whether made innocently or negligently) will be for breach of contract.
30.4 Nothing in this clause limits or excludes any liability for our fraud.
31. Our Right To Vary These Terms And Conditions
31.1 We have the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time.
32.1 If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these terms and conditions are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the term will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
33.1 Nothing is intended to or shall be deemed to establish any partnership of joint venture between us or make either of us an agent or employee of the other.
34. Third Party Rights
A person who is not party to these terms and conditions or a Contract shall not have any rights under or in connection with them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
35. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
35.1 The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to GFS although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on GFS, please contact us.