Terms & Conditions of Use

Please carefully read the Crown Swords England Ltd terms and conditions before using any services or purchasing any goods from Crown Swords England Ltd. If you wish to purchase any product or service made available by Crown Swords England, you must accept and agree to the provisions of this agreement.

By using our service(s) or purchasing any goods, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provision of this agreement. In addition, when using these particular services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services. Any participation in this service will constitute acceptance of this agreement. If you do not agree to abide by these terms, please do not use this service.

  1. Payment
  • The Provider shall issue an invoice or invoices for the Charges to the Customer in advance of the delivery of the relevant Goods or Services to the Customer.
  • When purchasing a Military Sword, the buyer agrees to pay £250.00 non-refundable deposit to secure their item and begin the manufacture of the custom-made item.
  • The deposit payment is due upon receipt of the invoice.
  • The remaining balance becomes due in the final three weeks of manufacture, when the Provider notifies the Consumer of completion and preparation for engraving. 
  • All group orders will be requested to settle balances three weeks prior to delivery in order to avoid any delays.
  • If the payment of £250.00 is not received or payment method is declined, the buyer forfeits the ownership of any items. If no payment is received, no items will be shipped.
  • If the consumer fails complete officer training on their (assumed) graduation date the sword can be retained (at the officers request) and the inscription altered, however full payment must be made by the agreed payment date. Instalment payments over the period to the new (assumed) graduation not be accepted. 
  • The Customer must pay the deposit Charges to the Provider within a period of 30 days following receipt of an invoice (unless agreed in writing beforehand) issued in accordance with this clause.
  • In accordance with law, if an invoice remains unpaid by the due date stated invoice, the Provider will charge a statutory interest at a rate of 8% plus the Bank of Englands base rate.
  • The Customer must pay the Charges by debit card, credit card, direct debit, BACS, cheque or PayPal (PayPal payments will incur an additional admin fee added to the total amount).
  1. Shipping and Postage Policies
  • Shipping will be paid for by the buyer in the amount agreed upon by the Provider at the time of purchase.
  • If an item is lost during shipping, the total cost of item, including shipping, will be replaced or refunded to the Customer by the Provider.
  • Shipping costs may vary if shipping internationally.
  • British Forces Post Office (BFPO) services are not tracked or insured. The consumer agrees that using the BFPO service is entirely at their own risk. The Provider shall not be liable to refund, replace or repair an item that is lost or damaged through the use of this service.
  1. Refund/Return Policy
  • Items are entitled to be refunded, repaired or replaced based on the discovery of damage complaints within 12 weeks of initial delivery. 
  • If an item is damaged during shipping, this must be reported by either phone (07392 946871) or email ([email protected]) within 48 hrs of delivery.
  • If an item is not reported as damaged within 48 hrs of delivery the period of transit will be deemed complete and therefore not applicable for refund or replacement.
  • If an item is damaged during shipping, and reported within 48 hrs of delivery, a replacement item will be sent free of charge.
  • Due to the bespoke nature of the item, if an item is deemed unsatisfactory by a consumer, a written explanation is needed and an inspection by a Crown Swords employee must be carried out before the item may be considered for a refund. Exchanges are granted on a case-by-case basis.
  • The Consumer agrees that on request of a refund they forfeit the £250.00 non-refundable deposit to cover the Providers costs of manufacture and production.
  • Any damage sustained after delivery is not the responsibility of Crown Swords LTD and therefore will not be refunded or replaced.
  • If a sword is delivered and subsequently used on parade, the sword is deemed fit for purpose by the Consumer. If the item is then reported as damaged after use, this will not the responsibility of Crown Swords LTD and therefore will not be refunded or replaced.
  • The Consumer has 12 weeks from delivery to ensure the sword is fit for purpose. Any requests for refund or replacement will not successful after this period.
  1. Cancellation
  • An item may be cancelled up until payment has been processed. Once payment has been processed, the consumer is responsible for payment.
  • The Provider will endeavour to meet the deadlines of passing out parades, and other important dates, alas, if the Provider is unable to meet the deadline agreed with the consumer, this does not warrant the cancellation or refund of the bespoke item.
  • The Consumer agrees when ordering a sword (whilst enrolled in officer training), that is subsequently cancelled due to failure to graduate (after payment and the manufacturing process has commenced) the non-refundable deposit will be retained to cover the costs of manufacture and labour. The remainder of the balance will be returned to to the customer within 14 working days of failure notification.
  • The Consumer agrees no exception will be made for officers in training regarding the return of the £250 nonrefundable deposit.
  1. Complaints
  1. Legalities
  • The Provider is not responsible for any health or safety concerns once the Consumer has received the item.
  • If any harm is incurred from the items purchased by the Consumer, the Provider shares no responsibility or liability.
  • The Consumer agrees that the purchase of a Military Sword is for ceremonial or display purposes only. In order to comply with the terms of the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 the Consumer will be required to provide proof of ID to be verified by a sales consultant before a bladed item can be purchased or dispatched from Crown Swords Ltd.

These terms and conditions are subject to change.

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