Terms and Conditions

Conditions of Use and Sale:

Your use of this Website and the sale of our products to you are subject to the conditions set out on this page.

Please read these conditions carefully before using the Waltham Abbey – Reflections of the Past (ROP) Website. By using this Website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these conditions.

Conditions relating to your use of this website:

This website “www.walthamabbeyarchive.com”, and the following link URLs: “www.raysears.co.uk”, “www.raysearscollection.co.uk”, and “www.reflectionsofthepast.co.uk” are owned and operated by Raymond Sears & Jonathan Foster trading as “The Ray Sears Collection” ("RSC"), and “Waltham Abbey – Reflections of the Past”, (“WAROP”), collectively “Reflections of the Past” (“ROP”).

Your use of the Website is subject to the following terms and conditions and use by you for any purpose whatsoever of the Website shall constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions you may not access the Website or any of the information, data or content contained herein for any purpose whatsoever.

ROP may change these terms at any time by amending this document online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by ROP. Your continued use of the Website after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use any ROP content in any way unless explicitly stated within these terms and conditions. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any ROP content.

Certain links in the Website will lead to other websites which are not under the control of ROP. When you activate any of these you will leave the ROP Website and ROP has no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability for the material on any website which is not under the control of ROP.

Conditions relating to the sale of products to you:

Our contract:
When you place an order to purchase a product from the Website, we will send you an e-mail confirming receipt of your order and containing the details of your order.

Returns and guarantee of satisfaction:
Please review our Returns Policy, which applies to products purchased from us. In addition to your 30-day returns guarantee, customers in the European Union is entitled to a statutory cooling-off period of seven business days.

Customs and overseas delivery:
When ordering goods for delivery overseas you may be subject to import duties and taxes, which are levied once the package reaches the specified destination. Any additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by you; we have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be. Customs policies vary widely from country to country, so you should contact your local customs office for further information. Additionally, please note that when placing your order via the Website, you are considered the importer of record and must comply with all laws and regulations of the country in which you are receiving the goods. Your privacy is important to us and we know that you care about how information about your order is used and shared. We would like our international customers and customers dispatching products internationally to be aware that cross-border deliveries are subject to opening and inspection by customs authorities.

Conditions relating to both your use of the Website and the sale of products to you:

Electronic communications:
When you visit the Website or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. We communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the website. For contractual purposes, you consent to receive communications from us electronically and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

Events beyond our reasonable control:
We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

Please review our Privacy Statement, which also governs your use of the Website, to understand our practices.

All brand names, product and service names and titles and copyrights used in the Website are trademarks, trade names, service marks or copyrights of their respective holders. No permission is given by ROP for their use by any person other than such holders and use by any other party for any reason may constitute an infringement of the holders’ rights.

Copyright and Ownership:
All rights in the Website, including but not limited to all text, images, design, code, databases and all data contained therein are the sole and exclusive property of 'ROP' unless otherwise explicitly stated and no rights shall be acquired nor accrued in any materials displayed on the Website through use of, or by way of inclusion in, the Website. Any use of materials on the Website without 'ROP’s' prior written consent is expressly prohibited.

All photographs, photograph catalogue information and author text featured on the Website are the exclusive copyright property of ROP unless otherwise explicitly stated. No rights are granted or implied to any photograph through inclusion in the Website.

You may not systematically extract and/or re-utilise parts of the contents of the Website without 'ROP's' express written consent. In particular, you may not utilise any data mining, or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation of any parts of this website, without 'ROP's' express written consent. You also may not create and/or publish your own database that features parts of this website without 'ROP's' express written consent.

Unless otherwise specified, the materials on the Website are directed solely at those who access the Website from the United Kingdom mainland. 'ROP' makes no representation that any product referred to in the materials on the Website are appropriate for use, or available, in other locations. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

'ROP' has taken every care in the preparation of the content of the Website. To the extent permitted by applicable law, 'ROP' disclaims all warranties either express or implied as to the accuracy of the information contained in any of the materials on the Website.
'ROP' shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage, which may arise from the use of any of the information contained in any of the materials on the Website.

Our details:

Ray Sears Collection
8, Farm Hill Road
Waltham Abbey
Essex EN9 1NN
United Kingdom

Jonathan Foster,
Reflections of the Past,
10 Hippisley Drive
Somerset BS26 2DE
United Kingdom

Governing law and jurisdiction:
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law. If any provision shall be held to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.