TERMS & CONDITIONS
Thank you for visiting the U-Gift website. Please take a few minutes to read our Terms and Conditions.
This site is owned and maintained myself, (Michelle Roche) and Ray Coates. By using our website, you (the CLIENT/ CUSTOMER) agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of this website and are deemed to have read and understood everything before you sign any documentation. This includes all of our products and services we offer.
I, Michelle Roche, reserve the right to change the Terms and Conditions of the U-Gift website, products and services (at my own discretion and whenever I see fit). If you do NOT agree with these Terms and Conditions then please do NOT use the U-Gift website or purchase any products or services that are offered.
I, Michelle Roche and U-Gift follow the CAN-SPAM Act 2003 rules and regulations. We also use the double opt-in feature for any emails and newsletters that we may send.
The language of the site and all the materials is in English, which is the official law of the contracts, text and interpretation.
SITE / PRODUCT USE
You, the CLIENT, must be 16 years + to access the U-Gift website and to use the products and services within it, as per set out by these Terms and Conditions. By purchasing any Packages or Services by myself, Michelle Roche & U-Gift, you, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER must abide by these Terms and Conditions.
I, Michelle Roche, am NOT liable if you break these Terms and Conditions to favour yourself, in any way.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
I, Michelle Roche and U-Gift own all of the copy (wording), images and documentation on the U-Gift website, on social media and within this business, whether online or offline.
You, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER, are NOT authorised to share, copy, distribute, exploit, sell, upload, reproduce, republish or display any such material owned by myself, Michelle Roche, U-Gift or Ray Coates, in any manner whatsoever, whether via social media, on any website or via email. This will be an infringement of our Intellectual Copyright and Ownership Property Rights.
Any information, copy, documents or photos that you share with myself, Michelle Roche, U-Gift or Ray Coates, for the nature of bespoke, personalised products or services, with those you are stating that you are the owner of such material and you are allowed to share the content and you are over 16 years of age.
All intellectual copy material in U-Gift services and products, packages, emails, within social media platforms remain the sole proprietorship of myself, Michelle Roche, U-Gift and Ray Coates.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TERMS
You, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER, agree that any information that you give to myself (Michelle Roche) and U-Gift and Ray Coates is your sole information and is up-to-date and accurate. You must not impersonate someone else and you must lawfully abide by the UK Laws (as my company resides in the UK) and you must NOT violate the laws in which you reside. You are responsible for compliance with any of your own local laws.
You, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER, will receive a confirmation email to clarify all steps to be taken for purchasing and the process to be undertaken for the products and services on this U-Gift website, so you know what to expect, especially with the U-Gift Ultra Sound & Vision Package.
The Terms of this Agreement shall be binding for any further products or services supplied by U-Gift to you, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, IS MICHELLE ROCHE, U-GIFT OR RAY COATES LIABLE FOR ANY VIRUSES, HYPERLINK ISSUES, ONLINE FAILURES, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, PAIN OR SUFFERING, OR BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY IN RELATION TO USING OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
YOU, THE CLIENT/CUSTOMER, SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL USAGE OR CONDUCT OF OUR WEBSITE.
YOU, THE CLIENT/CUSTOMER, AGREE AND ACCEPT ALL RISKS, FORESEEABLE AND UNFORSEEABLE, BY USING THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY MYSELF, MICHELLE ROCHE, U-GIFT & RAY COATES.
YOU, THE CLIENT/ CUSTOMER, AGREE THAT YOU USE THE U-GIFT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK.
IN ANY EVENT WHEREBY MICHELLE ROCHE, U-GIFT OR RAY COATES ARE FOUND TO BE LIABLE, MICHELLE ROCHE, U-GIFT'S AND / OR RAY COATES' LIABILITY TO YOU, THE CLIENT/CUSTOMER, OR THIRD PARTY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF THE TOTAL FEES THAT YOU, THE CLIENT/CUSTOMER, HAS PAID TO MICHELLE ROCHE, U-GIFT OR RAY COATES, IN ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO THE LIABILITY.
ALL COMPLAINTS MUST BE FILED WITH U-GIFT WITHIN 100 DAYS OF THE LIABILITY OR THE ACTION WILL BE FORFEITED.
Updated: 29th May 2021
This privacy notice provides you with details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our website.
We comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and are also registered with the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office).
By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are over 16 years of age. [NOTE: YOU MUST BE OVER 16 YEARS OF AGE TO ACCESS THIS SITE AND IT’S PRODUCTS AND SERVICES].
Michelle Roche is the data controller and I am responsible for your personal data (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice). If you have any questions about this privacy notice, please contact Michelle Roche using the details set out below.
Full name of legal entity: Michelle Roche
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is very important that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by emailing us at email@example.com
WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU, FOR WHAT PURPOSE AND ON WHAT GROUND WE PROCESS IT
Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual. It does not include anonymised data. We may process the following categories of personal data about you:
Communication Data that includes any communication that you send to us whether that be through the contact form on our website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other communication that you send us. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record-keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defence of legal claims. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to reply to communications sent to us, to keep records and to establish, pursue or defend legal claims.
Customer Data that includes data relating to any purchases of goods and/or services such as your name, title, billing address, delivery address email address, phone number, contact details, purchase details and your card details. We process this data to supply the goods and/or services you have purchased and to keep records of such transactions. Our lawful ground for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps at your request to enter into such a contract.
User Data that includes data about how you use our website and any online services together with any data that you post for publication on our website or through other online services. We process this data to operate our website and ensure relevant content is provided to you, to ensure the security of our website, to maintain backups of our website and/or databases and to enable publication and administration of our website, other online services and business. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business.
Technical Data that includes data about your use of our website and online services such as your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, length of visit to pages on our website, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and other technology on the devices you use to access our website. The source of this data is from our analytics tracking system. We process this data to analyse your use of our website and other online services, to administer and protect our business and website, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and to understand the effectiveness of our advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business and to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.
Marketing Data includes data about your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences. We process this data to enable you to partake in our promotions such as competitions, prize draws and free give-aways, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of this advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.
We may use Customer Data, User Data, Technical Data and Marketing Data to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you (including Facebook adverts or other display advertisements) and to measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve you. Our lawful ground for this processing is legitimate interests which is to grow our business. We may also use such data to send other marketing communications to you. Our lawful ground for this processing is either consent or legitimate interests (namely to grow our business). [SEE SECTION 4 BELOW]
Sensitive Data - We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
Where we are required to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of the contract between us and you do not provide us with that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract (for example, to deliver goods or services to you). If you don’t provide us with the requested data, we may have to cancel a product or service you have ordered but if we do, we will notify you at the time.
We will only use your personal data for a purpose it was collected for or a reasonably compatible purpose if necessary. For more information on this please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In case we need to use your details for an unrelated new purpose we will let you know and explain the legal grounds for processing. We may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.
We do NOT carry out automated decision making or any type of automated profiling.
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may collect data about you by you providing the data directly to us (for example by filling in forms on our site or by sending us emails). We may automatically collect certain data from you as you use our website by using cookies and similar technologies.
We may receive data from third parties such as analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU, advertising networks such as Facebook based outside the EU, such as search information providers such as Google based outside the EU, providers of technical, payment and delivery services, such as data brokers or aggregators. We may also receive data from publicly availably sources such as Companies House and the Electoral Register based inside the EU.
We collect information voluntarily provided by you when you register for our information, products or services or make a purchase. This information is obtained by email, online forms, surveys, registration forms, opt-in forms, landing pages, lead magnets and/or other entries that you provide when communicating with us by other means. We may collect information such as email addresses, personal and demographic information, user-specific and aggregate.
Aggregate information is information that doesn’t identify you as a specific individual. This information includes IP addresses, browser type, server domain, URL – this is to monitor the level of activity on the site, what pages our visitor’s access etc. This is also to help our effectiveness and to improve the site.
Our lawful ground of processing your personal data to send you marketing communications is either your consent or our legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).
Under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, we may send you marketing communications from us if (i) you made a purchase or asked for information from us about our goods or services or (ii) you agreed to receive marketing communications and in each case you have not opted out of receiving such communications since. Under these regulations, if you are a limited company, we may send you marketing emails without your consent. However, you can still opt-out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time. Before we share your personal data with any third party for their own marketing purposes we will get your express consent.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time [by logging into the website and checking or unchecking relevant boxes to adjust your marketing preferences] OR [by following the unsubscribe/opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or] OR by emailing us at email@example.com at any time].
If you opt-out of receiving marketing communications this opt-out does not apply to personal data provided as a result of other transactions, such as purchases, warranty registrations etc.
DISCLOSURES OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below:
Service providers who provide IT and system administration services.
Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers
Government bodies that require us to report processing activities.
Third parties to whom we sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets.
We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) do not always offer the same levels of protection to your personal data, so European law has prohibited transfers of personal data outside of the EEA unless the transfer meets certain criteria.
Many of our third parties service providers are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA) so their processing of your personal data will involve a transfer of data outside the EEA.
Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we do our best to ensure a similar degree of security of data by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is in place:
We will only transfer your personal data to countries that the European Commission have approved as providing an adequate level of protection for personal data by; or
Where we use certain service providers, we may use specific contracts or codes of conduct or certification mechanisms approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe; or
If we use US-based providers that are part of EU-US Privacy Shield, we may transfer data to them, as they have equivalent safeguards in place.
If none of the above safeguards is available, we may request your explicit consent to the specific transfer. You will have the right to withdraw this consent at any time.
We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed, or accessed without authorisation. We also allow access to your personal data only to those employees and partners who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they must keep it confidential.
We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach if we are legally required to.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for we look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means and legal requirements.
For tax purposes, the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for seven years after they stop being customers.
In some circumstances, we may anonymise your personal data for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you. We use a secure online email system to safeguard and secure your information. We also use a secure online database.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Under Data Protection Laws you have rights in relation to your personal data that include the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, transfer, to object to processing, to portability of data and (where the lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent.
You can see more about these rights at:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive or refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you.
If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We should be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
Any information shared with us is of strictest confidence, whether personal or professional and this information will not be released to anyone without prior written consent from the Client or a Court Order.
When purchasing any products or services from us, the companies we use (who processes your order) use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure that your credit/debit card information is encrypted. As your order payment is secured through them and on their servers we receive your payment but have NO access to your financial information at all.
Michelle Roche, U-Gift and Ray Coates are dedicated to ensuring compliance with all Anti-Spam Policies.
We thank you for your business with us and acknowledge you as a client or customer and visitor to our company. When you request information, buy our products or services, sign up for our services and any other sources we will contact you via email (If it’s about a course or event we may telephone you to welcome you) and so our guidelines are as follows:-
All emails sent to you will clearly identify our company as the sender
The subject line of any email will always be related to the content of the email.
Any email sent from us will have the “unsubscribe” link for any future email messages.
When unsubscribed ALL data will be removed from our lists (except where you have purchased a product and the data used for processing/status of a current product) as we need to keep those for tax purposes.
A valid postal address will always be in the footer of the email where you can send suggestions and other correspondence.
UPDATED: 29th May 2021
PAYMENT, REFUNDS & CANCELLATION POLICY
Before paying any monies to myself, Michelle Roche and U-Gift, you, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER, will be deemed to have read and understood the U-Gift Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with them please do NOT use this website or purchase anything.
You, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER, agree that when you are purchasing any products, services or packages that you are using your own bank account, your own credit/debit card and you are supplying your up-to-date information to myself, Michelle Roche, U-Gift or Ray Coates.
You, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER, agree that you understand when purchasing that you may have to pay a small fee (using third-party companies to process your payment details). This is because I reside in the UK and if you are based internationally and your card is registered anywhere other than the UK, you may be charged in your local currency.
Your payments are protected by the SSL (secure sockets-layer encryption system) on the servers of those particular companies, that I, Michelle Roche, U-Gift and Ray Coates choose to use for the processing of payments. These companies may include PayPal, Stripe, UK Bank or any other processor myself, Michelle Roche, U-Gift or Ray Coates decide to use. No credit card information will be given to myself, Michelle Roche, U-Gift or Ray Coates, when you purchase and use the payment systems used by any of the companies.
REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
For the purchase of any products or services on the U-Gift website or through social media or direct with Michelle Roche or Ray Coates there is NO REFUND AND NO CANCELLATION after the 7th day of ordering and paying. You, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER, will be entitled to a 7-day no quibble money-back guarantee as the products and services are bespoke and personalised so cannot be gifted to anyone else. This means you will receive 100% of your monies back without any obligation or questions. After the 7th day, you will NOT be entitled to a refund.
If you, the CLIENT/CUSTOMER, are due a refund at any point, the refund will be returned to you in the exact same way it was given to myself, Michelle Roche, U-Gift or Ray Coates.
You, the CLIENT, are fully responsible for any chargebacks from your bank etc, that you may incur from such an issue. Michelle Roche, U-Gift and Ray Coates are NOT liable.
UPDATED: 29th May 2021.