Terms & Conditions

1 Ordering and Cancelling Product

Print Evolved Ltd t/a Cards Made Easy of Registered Office: Units 45-50, 10 Hornsey Street, London, N7 8EL. Registered in England and Wales. Co. No. 03483147

We, Cards Made Easy ("we" or "us" or "our") will supply to ("you" or "your"), the person named in the order form completed on this web site (the "Order"), the personalised product made to your individual specification (the "Product") at the address shown on the Order.

You order through our web site by completing the order and checking that all the information including personalised design for your Product and all costs and quantities set out in the Order is to your satisfaction.

You acknowledge that by completing and submitting the Order to us "unapproved order" for purchase by providing us your credit/debit card details, you have reviewed the information provided, understand the rights and respective limitations and you wish to make an offer to purchase the Product on the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement, terms and condition in your order/enquiries inconsistent therewith shall be of no effect.

We will check the "unapproved order" and send you a confirmation of the approval of the order "approved order".

We reserve the right to decline any "unapproved order" without giving any reason.
We reserve the right to decline any "unapproved order" or "approved order" if it breaches the terms and conditions laid out (in this document or on any special offers).

You warrant and undertake to us that any intellectual property rights incorporated in the information and design for your Product does not infringe any intellectual property or other rights of any third party, is not of an illegal or libellous nature, and we have the right to use the information and design that you have given to us for the purpose of this Agreement. You will indemnify us in respect of any claim relating thereto (including all reasonable legal expenses).

We intend to supply you with your product "approved order" at the email address given in the order whether or not you actually receive confirmation of the approval of the order, sending of the order approval confirmation "approved order" will also enter you into a legally binding agreement with us.

You can cancel an "unapproved order". You cannot cancel an "approved order".

2 Refunds

If after receiving your proof and before your order has been approved to print, you wish to cancel your order, a 15% surcharge will apply
Once your proof has been approved, cancellation of your order is not possible.

Refunds will take 10 working days to reach your account.

3 Description of the Product

The main characteristics of the Product are described on our web site as notified to you during the interactive design stage of your Product prior to submitting the Order. Your completed and submitted Order "unapproved order" indicates that you have reviewed and satisfied yourself in respect of the main characteristics of the Product including the design and layout and the correct spelling of any names and words, correct colours used, and correct details of any postal address, telephone, fax and/or e-mail details.

Under certain circumstances we will send you an ELECTRONIC PROOF of the product. We expect you to check that all detail on this proof in terms of layout, text content and spelling is correct and as per your requirements.

Once you have responded back to us saying you are happy with and accept the proof, we will we approve your order (as in point 1) and use the proof to print the product.

WARNING : If you accept the proof and there are any mistakes (spelling, incorrect content or layout), we will not be liable for the mistakes in the printed product that we supply you, as also stated in point 6.

4 Price

The price payable for the Product is the price as is set outin identical terms in both the "approved Order" and the Invoice (the "Price").

5 Payment Terms

5.1 You must pay us the Price for the Product by using one of the payment methods made available on the Order.

5.2 When selecting to pay the Price by credit or debit card, we will debit the Price to your credit or debit card on order approval confirmation making an "approved order".

6 Delivery

We aim to dispatch the Product to you within the agreed delivery period from order approval confirmation making an "approved order".

We will deliver the Product to the shipping address registered in your account details and on the order. An additional charge may be incurred if delivery has to be made to an address different from the shipping address.

If the shipping address supplied by you is incorrect or a delivery attempt was unsuccessful and the order is returned to us we will charge an administration fee of £1+VAT on top of the postage that will be incurred to redispatch the item. We will email you if your order is returned to us requesting the full reposting fee. If the fee is not paid within 1 month of our email then your order will be destroyed and you will be required to place a new order.

If you have not received the delivery within 15 working days after the delivery period (or 20 working days if delivery outside of the UK), please inform us. We will try and resolve the non delivery and keep you informed.

We will not be responsible for any loss of trade or profit occurring to you as a result of delay in delivery or delivery of incorrect or faulty Product.

We will not be responsible for any loss of trade or profit occurring to you as a result of the Product getting lost in transit. We will reprint the lost items once the delivery company confirms they have lost the delivery.

Risk in the Product passes to you on delivery of the Product to you.

7 Acceptance of Product

In the event of the product being faulty, please contact us within 10 days from the date of receipt of the product. If you have cause for complaint please contact us immediately. We will attempt to resolve the dispute within five working days and to keep you informed of progress if the dispute remains unresolved.

We are not responsible for any text or composition errors you may have made or any errors described inĀ  Point 2 of this agreement. If you are in any doubt we would recommend purchasing a small order to start for a trial.

Variations in quantity - Every endeavour will be made to deliver the correct quantity ordered, but estimates are conditional upon margins for 10 percent.

Variations in cut size - The cut size will be whatever you have specified for the product subject to a variation of 1.5mm in width and height.

Full colour printing - Every effort will be made to obtain the best possible colour reproduction on customer's work but because of the nature of the processes involved, we shall not be required to guarantee an exact match in colour or texture between the (customer's photograph, transparency, other samples, monitor display - local or over the internet) and the printed Product, or between different sets of printed products (e.g two sets of business cards or between a set of business cards and letterheads).

Look and Feel - Depending on your screen size and resolution, the designs may appear bigger or smaller on screen than the actual printed version of the design, but elements of the design (card/compliment slip/letterhead/envelope/etc) will print in the same proportions as they appear on screen, in respect to the size of elements and also the spacing between elements, elements being text and logo's. There is a 1.66% quality acceptance level which means that a Product is deemed to be of an acceptable level of quality if any detail deviates by less than or equal to this level.

All text elements will print with specified characteristics as displayed on screen (i.e. with correct font/bold/italic/position).

All Logo elements will print as displayed on screen in terms of relative position and size. The quality of the printed logo will depend on the quality of the logo you provide (i.e upload). The higher the dpi of the logo, the better the end result.

If you use our online desiger, please ensure that you have the Adobe Flash installed as our software may not be compatible with another vendor.

8 Remedies and Liabilities

8.1 Nothing in this Agreement will affect your legal rights as a consumer.

8.2 We accept liability for damage that arises from the Product proving defective while in use as a result of the negligence of a person concerned in the printing or distribution of the Product or breach of the implied undertaking as to ownership of the Product.

8.3 We accept liability for death or personal injury caused to you as a result of our negligence or the negligence of our employees.

8.4 In all other cases not described in Clauses 8.2 to 8.3 our total liability to you (whether in contract, tort, including negligence, or otherwise) will not at any time exceed in aggregate either the sum of £50 or an amount equal to the price paid by you and the costs of returning the product to us, whichever is the highest.

8.5 This Clause 8 survives termination of this Agreement for any reason.

9 Privacy

You expressly consent that we may use the personal data you have given to us in the Order solely for the purpose of this Agreement, for making services available to you, for marketing our Product and services to you and to disclose to other third parties such as our suppliers for marketing purposes. You may opt out of receiving such future marketing mailings, and you may choose not to have your name disclosed to third parties for this purpose. If you choose to do this, you can do this by marking a checkbox on your personal profile.

Our obligations under this Agreement include but are not limited to the disclosure of your personal data to the companies and organisations engaged to supply and deliver the Product to you including without limitation printers of the Products, couriers and other relevant postal authorities, any other person and/or organisation engaged by us to fulfil your Order and all other relevant authorities who are entitled to or to whom we owe a legal obligation to the disclosure of your personal data.

You acknowledge that after having been advised of the purposes and circumstances under which your personal data may be used, processed and disclosed to other parties as detailed in these terms and conditions and on the Web site you explicitly consent to the disclosure and the transfer of your sensitive personal data to the printers of the Products, and relevant postal authorities, other relevant authorities and direct marketers of Products and services which may be of interest to you.

10 Events beyond our control

We are not responsible for any delay or failure in carrying out our duties under this Agreement if the delay or failure is caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control. These circumstances include civil commotion, riots, flood, drought, fire, the postal service, the courier service and strikes. You must allow us reasonable time to carry out our duties in these circumstances.

11 Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us. The terms of any other electronic message or order or any other communications you may have sent to us not forming part of the Order will not apply.

12 Severability

If a court decides that any part of this Agreement is not valid or cannot be enforced, that part will not apply. All other parts of this Agreement will continue to apply.

13 Changing the Contract

13.1 If we decide not to enforce a right under this Agreement, this does not prevent us from enforcing that right in the future.

13.2 We reserve the right to make changes to this Site and to these Terms & Conditions at any time without prior notice. You should review these Terms & Conditions each time you access this Site.

14 Governing Law

This Agreement will be governed by English law and will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Our Copyright Notice

The content of this site is protected by (UK) and international copyright laws. No part of the site may be copied, reproduced, distributed, redistributed, modified displayed, downloaded or performed without prior written permission and consent of Cards Made Easy.

This site is provided as an online ordering resource by Cards Made Easy. The site is provided on an "as is" basis and may be subject to errors and omissions.

Cards Made Easy makes no express or implied warranties of any kind relating to the provision of information or service on or by this site.

Cards Made Easy will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use or misuse of this site or any of the information contained within it.

We reserve the right to make changes to this site, disclaimers, and terms and conditions at any time.

If you would like to comment on the above information or regarding anything about this website please you can either email us on feedback@cardsmadeeasy.com or use the form on the Contact Us page.

Our Quality Objectives

Star bullet Never to lose a customer, or any of their business because of a quality issue in any aspect of our relationship with them.
Star bullet To ensure that the % of customer reprints, not caused by Royal Mail loss, will be reduced.
Star bullet Ruthlessly implement systems to ensure that material costs as a % of turnover is reduced year on year.
Star bullet To grow profitability and turnover year on year by continuous improvement.

We maintain the highest standards, and judge our work as if we were a very discerning customer ourselves. This is the only way to be proud of our service and to maintain our positive competitive position. We monitor our quality objectives and standards through via our ISO9001 certified quality management system.

And, with our 'can do' approach at CardsMadeEasy, we make sure that we take environmental issues seriously. We are committed to minimising our environmental impacts which include our energy and water consumption, paper waste, and the use of chemicals for printing. These impacts are being continually addressed via our ISO14001 certified environmental management system. In addition, as part of the Carbon Smart certification scheme, we have been monitoring our carbon footprint annually and have made a commitment to reducing our carbon emissions.

We believe that good environmental management is about making steady and continuous steps forward. Therefore we will, wherever possible, set measurable targets to reduce ours and our clients' impact in three areas of our business:

Our Environmental Objectives

Star bullet We will reduce and, as far as possible, eliminate all unnecessary paper, energy, water and chemical waste through waste reduction initiatives.
Star bullet We commit to reducing unnecessary chemical pollution.
Star bullet We will ensure that we comply with all the relevant environmental legislation, and will carry out regular reviews to make sure that we remain in tune with current issues.
Star bullet We will continue to improve our environmental communications with clients and suppliers via social media and in our newsletter.
Star bullet We take our clients' environmental requirements seriously so that they can trust us to use the materials and processes to fit in with their own environmental objectives.

Our Environmental Targets

Star bullet Reduce our carbon footprint by a minimum of 3% from Oct13 - Oct14
Star bullet Increase our FSC paper usage to as close to 100% of paper purchased as possible.

We will make certain that this policy
Star bullet Is known and supported by everyone who works for us.
Star bullet Will be available to our clients and anyone who is interested.
Star bullet Will be checked annually.

For more on our environmental policies, contact us via support@cardsmadeeasy.com.