Wholesale Lens Corporation Ltd Ordering Online

Terms and Conditions of Use




  • 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

    Wholesale Lens Corporation Ltd Ordering Online website (the "Website"") is provided by Hawkstone Ltd a company having its registered office at Vine Cottage Dean, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire (collectively "we", "us").

    This Website is hosted by Fastohosts in Gloucester (Discovery House, 154 Southgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2EX)

    These general terms and conditions which include the intellectual property policy and personal data protection policy (the "Terms and Conditions") are applicable to any use of the Website.

    If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you cannot use this Website. We may make changes to the Website, these Terms and Conditions of Use, or any additional policies or conditions that govern the use of the Website, as the case may be, at any time. We encourage you to review the Terms and Conditions periodically for any updates or changes. Your continued access or use of the Website shall be deemed to be your acceptance of these changes.

  • 2. ACCESS

    2.1 Access to the Website is granted to our customers on a non-perpetual basis. We make commercially reasonable efforts to provide you with constant, uninterrupted access to the Website and any content on it, but we cannot and do not guarantee to do so. From time to time, we may restrict your access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, in our sole discretion and for any reason, including but not limited to your failure to comply with any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the Website is unavailable or is withdrawn at any time and for any period.

    2.2 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website and for bearing all costs associated (including the procurement of necessary hardware, software and of the access to the Internet). It is also your responsibility to protect your equipment against any form of virus contamination and / or attempted intrusion and to make any backup of your data.

    2.3 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 these terms of use.
    You are responsible for all acts that occur in connection with your account.

    2.4 We make no representation that the content in the Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to it from territories where its content is illegal or prohibited. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

  • 3. YOUR INFORMATION

    In consideration of your use of the Website, if you are required by us to provide information, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information and (b) maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current and future use of the Website. Certain information is subject to our personal data protection policy. Please review our personal data protectionpolicy (below) to understand our data protection related practices.

  • 4. RESTRICTIONS OF USE

    Any conduct by you that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from accessing to or using the Website is prohibited. You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through the Website any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, fraudulent, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law.

    You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Website, use of the Website, or access to the Website unless you first obtain our express written consent to do so. You agree not to access the Website by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the Website.

  • 5. YOUR ORDERS

    The orders made by you through the Website are governed by our general terms and conditions of sale unless otherwise expressly agreed upon between you and us.

  • 6. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

    When you visit, use the Website or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

    You acknowledge and agree that the Site's automatic registration systems are deemed to be evidence of the nature, content and timing of the exchanges between you and us.

  • 7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY


  • Because copying can harm rightful owners of intellectual property ("IP") rights we drafted the following IP Policy:

    You acknowledge that the Website contains information, data, software, photographs, graphics, videos, text, images, typefaces, sounds, and other material (collectively "Content") that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed.

    You may not infringe any of the intellectual property rights associated with the creation, manufacture, design, branding and packaging of any products or services advertised on the Website.

    The brand names, service names, logos and other graphics (collectively the "Trademarks") used on the Website by us are our trademarks or are duly licensed to us. Our Trademarks may not be used in connection with any third-party products or services or in any manner that disparages or discredits us.

    All content, designs, text, graphics, software compilations, underlying source codes, and other graphic arrangements together with the compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the Website are the copyright of us or our licensors, where applicable. Permission is granted to users to download and print one copy of the Website for their own personal, non-commercial, use. Any other use of the Website including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of the content of the Website without prior written consent from us is strictly prohibited. Lastly, you may not create and/or publish your own database or website that features substantial parts of the Website without our prior written prior approval.

  • 8. PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION POLICY

    8.1 Under this article, we inform you what personal data of yours we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. Your personal data means any information relating to you, in particular your name and contact details.

    If you have any question regarding our use of your personal data, you can of course contact us as set out below:

    - Our contact details are: dp-request@essilorgroup.co.uk.
    - Our Data Protection Officer is: Data Protection Department, 147 rue de Paris, 94220Charenton-le-Pont, France.

    8.2 The provision of your personal data is a requirement necessary to enable you to access to and to use the Website. We thank you to provide us with complete and accurate data, and also to inform us if your data needs to be updated. If you do not provide us with complete and accurate data, or if you do not inform us that your data needs to be updated, we may not be able to access to and to use the Website.

    8.3 We only use your personal data within the limits authorized by the laws and regulations. Sometimes, we shall use your personal data because the laws and regulations require us to do so. In any case, we do not make any automated decisions solely on automatic processing which may produce legal effects concerning you, or similarly significantly affect you.

    We use your personal data only to enable you to access to and to use the Website. Our processing of your personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party.

    8.4 We retain your personal data as long as we are in business relationships. At the end of our business relationships, we will then archive your personal data on a separate medium for 5 years.

    8.5 Your personal data is collected and processed for our own exclusive use. We will share your personal data to our internal services and personnel on a need-to-know basis only. We inform you that we do not share your personal data with companies, organizations, public authorities or individuals outside of the Essilor Group.

    8.6 Under applicable data protection laws and regulations, you have right:

    - Of access to, rectification of, and/or erasure of your personal data;
    - To restrict or object to its processing;
    - To tell us that you do not wish to receive marketing information;
    - In some circumstances, to require certain of your personal data to be transferred to you or a third party;
    - To the extent our processing of your personal data is based upon your consent, to withdraw your consent, without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.

    We are committed to enable you exercising your rights: to do so, you can contact us at the details set out at the beginning of this Privacy Notice. Please provide us with the following information, so that you can take your request with all due consideration:

    - Your name and surname, and a photocopy of your identity card;
    - Your specific petition (in other words, what rights you want to exercise); and
    - The date of the application and your signature (if you sent your application by postal mail).

  • 9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

    The links which the Site may contain to other sites are given for information. Unless otherwise indicated, the links to all these sites shall not implicate us in any manner whether regarding support for the content to which these links point, or to the products, advertisements or any elements or services presented on these sites.
    The IT security of the pages towards which some of the links on the Site may point is not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions in this regard, it being specified that we decline all responsibility for any direct or indirect harm, whatever the cause, origin, nature or consequences arising from access to other sites, or concerning the content of information provided by these sites.
    We remind you that these sites are subject to their own usage conditions.

  • 10. COOKIES

    The Website employs "cookies" technology to enable you to access to and to use it. We will not use cookies for other purposes.

    Please note that you can choose to block the use of cookies through settings in your web browser but be advised that it may prevent you to use all or part of the Website.

  • 11.DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

    We have compiled the detailed information provided on this Website from internal and external sources to the best of its knowledge and belief, using professional diligence. We endeavor to update this information on an ongoing basis. The information on this Website is purely for the purpose of presenting our products and services.
    HOWEVER, NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE OR WARRANTY GIVEN, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR TACITLY, FOR THE COMPLETENESS OR CORRECTNESS OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE. Please be aware that this information although accurate on the day it was published may no longer be up to date. We therefore recommend that you check any information you obtain from this Website prior to using it in whatever form. Should you require any advice or instructions concerning our products or services, please contact us directly.

    YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT BY YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL RISK ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR REPAIRS OF ANY EQUIPMENT YOU USE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

    UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, HOSTING OR DISTRIBUTING THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOOD WILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) THAT RESULT FROM (i) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, (ii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iii) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE; OR (iv) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE. THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

    YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD US, AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR OTHER PARTNERS, AND EMPLOYEES, HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS FEES, MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF CONTENT YOU SUBMIT, POST TO OR TRANSMIT THROUGH THE WEBSITE, YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, YOUR CONNECTION TO THE WEBSITE, YOUR VIOLATION OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, OR YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS.

    You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Website or the Terms and Conditions of Use must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

  • 12. APPLICABLE LAW

    THE PRESENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE GOVERNED BY ENGLAND & WALES LAW. THIS IS SO FOR SUBSTANTIVE AND FORMAL RULES. YOU AGREE THAT ANY CLAIM OR ACTION ARISING UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION IN ENGLAND & WALES.

  • 13. CONTACTING US

    For all question or claim, you can contact us at:

    Wholesale Lens Corporation Ltd,
    73-77 Gloucester Rd,
    Croydon,
    Surrey,
    CR0 2DL.
    Tel: 020 8683 2902
    e-mail: info@wlclens.co.uk