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Terms and Conditions

Please note that every effort is made to make sure every detail of this website is accurate but Dawes Cycles retain the right to change specification where necessary. This website depicts actions that are potentially dangerous. All riders used in production of the imagery of this website are experienced or professional. Do not attempt to copy any images, actions or stunts that are beyond your capabilities or the capabilities of the bicycle. Please refer to the owners manual for full safety instructions.

BS EN14765; Bicycles for young children (permissible total weight of rider + luggage + bicycle = 60kg).
These bicycles are intended for use by children on roads, paths and cycle tracks that are in good condition. Paths and cycle tracks can be gravel or dirt roads with minor undulations. Children must always ride within their own abilities and should wear a safety helmet approved to EN1078 at all times. Check with your dealer or manufacturer in regard to the suitability of your bicycle for such conditions and carry out maintenance checks as advised in the owners manual and any supplementary information sheets.

BS EN14764; City & trekking bicycles (permissible total weight of rider + luggage + bicycle = 135kg. note 105kg for folding bicycles).
These bicycles are intended for use on public roads, paths and cycle tracks that are in good condition. Paths and cycle tracks can be gravel or dirt roads with minor undulations and small potholes. Check with your dealer or manufacturer in regard to the suitability of your bicycle for such conditions and carry out maintenance checks as advised in the owners manual and any supplementary information sheets.

BS EN14766; Mountain bicycles (permissible total weight of rider + luggage + bicycle = 135kg).
These bicycles are intended for off-road use, on rough terrain such as coarse pebble tracks where tree roots and rocks are likely to be encountered. The use of a bicycle off-road in hazardous conditions such as on changeable and uneven surfaces can put very high unpredictable loads on the bicycle and its components. Lack of rider skill and experience of these conditions can further increase these loads leading to the possibility of serious damage to the bicycle and injury to the rider. Check with your dealer or manufacturer in regard to the suitability of your bicycle for such conditions and carry out more frequent maintenance checks as advised in the owners manual and any supplementary information sheets.

BS EN14781; Racing bicycles (permissible total weight of rider + luggage + bicycle = 135kg)

These bicycles are intended for high speed amateur use on public roads but are not considered as specialised racing bicycles for use in sanctioned competitive events. Check with your dealer or manufacturer in regard to the suitability of your bicycle for such conditions and carry out more frequent maintenance checks as advised in the owners manual and any supplementary information sheets.

BS EN16024; BMX bicycles (permissible total weight of rider + luggage + bicycle = 60kg)

These bicycles are intended for use on roads, tracks or ramps but are not for use in sanctioned events or competitions. Check with your dealer or manufacturer with regard to the suitability of your bicycle for such conditions and carry out maintenance checks as
advised within the manual and any supplementary sheets. Always ride within your own ability and wear a safety helmet and protection pads at all times.

On purchasing your bike carefully and thoroughly read your owners manual and any supplementary information sheets supplied. These will cover information to features unique to your bicycle including adjustment and general maintenance. Please ensure that you read and become familiar with their contents.

Always wear a helmet approved to EN1078 when riding your bike and follow the helmet manufacturer’s instructions for fit, use & care.
Please read and familiarize yourself with the Highway Code which contains useful information on safe riding on public roads. www.direct.gov.uk

Any major service or adjustments on your bicycle should be carried out by a professional repairer; however if this service is not available and you wish to make adjustments yourself your manual and supplementary sheets contains important tips on how to do it.

Caution: Any adjustments you make are entirely at your own risk.

To use your bicycle for freestyle and stunt riding, competitive events, off-road use or any similar activities can be dangerous and you are warned that you assume the risk for personal injury, damages or losses incurred from such use. The retailer shall not be liable to the purchaser of the bicycle or to third parties for consequential or special damages.

Bicycle are built with a variety of equipment and accessories, and you should familiarise yourself with their function and purpose to make sure you can operate them correctly.

Do not ride your bicycle when any part is damaged. Take your bicycle to a dealer if it develops a rattle or rubbing noise and if anything breaks or bends. If you are unsure as to how to carry out repairs or maintenance on your bicycle it is vital that you consult a local dealer for professional support.

Warning: As with all mechanical components, the bicycle is subjected to wear and tear and high stresses. Different materials and components may react to wear or stress fatigue in different ways. If the design life of a component has been exceeded, it may suddenly fail possibly causing injuries to the rider. Any form of crack, scratches or change of colouring in highly stressed areas indicate that life of the component has been reached and should be replaced.”
By using this Website, you are accepting our terms and conditions. We may in the future need to change this policy, and if we do so, the amended policy will be posted on this Website.

Definitions

  • “Website” means www.DawesCycles.com
  • “Username” and ” ID” means an individual identifier used to access the website.
  • “Software” means the computer code that provides the functions within the website.
  • “User” means any person or persons accessing and using the website services.
  • “Services” means all products, services and information provided on the website.
  • “Third Party” means any business or service provider/s that is/are not directly or indirectly owned by Dawes Cycles Ltd .
  • “Company” means an affiliate trading partner of Dawes Cycles.

1. Introduction

As a user of the Website you agree to our term & conditions as described in this document.

2. Our Service

2.1. We shall take all reasonable care and actions to provide the services offered under these terms and conditions.
2.2. We shall not be liable for any consequences, including financial loss or damages, arising out of any Third Party using a User’s Username or ID to access the Website.

3. Licence to Use the Website

3.1. The Company allows the Users a non-exclusive right to use the software as permitted by these terms and conditions. The Software remains the property of the Company. No User of the Website obtains any rights in the website and software.
3.2. Users are allowed to use the Website but shall not:
3.2.1. Download, copy or transfer, reproduce distribute, rent, loan, lease, all or any part of the software from this website;

3.2.2. Alter, adapt, merge, modify or translate the software in any way for any purpose to
reverse-engineer, disassemble or decompile the software except as provided in section 50B of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988;
3.2.3. Upload or transmit pictures or files that are obscene or pornographic, racist, offensive or otherwise unlawful;

3.2.4. Upload or transit data that contain software or other materials that will breach any intellectual property rights or confidence;
3.3. Users will comply with all applicable legislation, codes and practices in the UK.

4. Copyright.

4.1. The User can download, print or save to a storage system information from our website pages for personal use only.

4.2. The User is not entitled to use such material in any commercial format or store in any database format unless prior written agreement had been obtained from the Company.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

5.1. The entire copyright, including the database software and any other intellectual property rights contained within the Website throughout the world and all rights in the domain name/s of the Website and all other trademarks of the Company shall be and shall remain the exclusive property of the Company or its licensors.
5.2. Users of the Website obtain no rights to the website or any content contained within.
5.3. All the databases, software and content provided within the Website are the property of the Company or its software suppliers and are protected by UK law. Any other use, including the reproduction, display or performance of the content on the Website is strictly prohibited.

6. Warranties and Liabilities

6.1. Except as expressly provided in these terms and conditions, all warranties and representations, express or implied and howsoever arising, in relation to the software, website and the provision of services under the terms and conditions are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law including, specifically , without limitations, all warranties in relation to the following:

6.1.1. The Company will not be liable for any loss or damage however arising as a result of the user relying on such information. The Company does not warrant, nor accept liability in any way for, the content or accuracy of its advertising and/or promotions.
6.1.2. The Company does not guarantee that the Website will be error free, or that the Website or its server(s) are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanism(s). It is the User’s responsibility to take adequate protection against these events. The User is responsible for any consequences, including costs and losses, arising from use of the website or software.
6.1.3. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Company excludes all liability including, without limitation, liability for special, indirect or consequential loss (including loss of profits, earnings and goodwill) whether or not the Company has been advised of the possibility of such.

7. Force Majeure.

The Company shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of its obligations under the terms and conditions if such delay or failure is due to any cause beyond its reasonable control.

8. Waivers.

8.1. No addition to or modification of the terms and conditions shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by a director of the Company.
8.2. If in whole or part our terms and conditions are deemed to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision or part shall to that extent be deemed not to form part of the terms and conditions; however, the validity and enforceability of the remainder of the terms and conditions shall not be affected.

9. Partnerships.

Nothing in the terms and conditions shall create, or be deemed to create, a partnership or joint venture between the user and the company or the relationship of principal and agent between the user and the company.

10. Legal.

The terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with UK law.

11. Disclaimer

11.1. The Company updates information on the Website regularly and hereby exclude any warranties (whether expressed or implied), as to the quality, accuracy, efficacy, completeness, performance or fitness for a particular purpose of the website content.
11.2. The Company excludes any warranties, of any content or material placed on a third party website, (whether expressed or implied), as to the quality, accuracy, efficacy, completeness, performance, fitness for a particular purpose.
11.3. The Company will not be liable for any damages from the use of or inability to use the Website, or from any action or omission taken as a result of using the Website.
11.4. Certain links on the Website lead to third party servers which the Company has no control over and accordingly the Company will not accept any liability for any material/s contained on those servers.
11.5. Where part of the Website contains advertising and other material submitted to the Company by third parties these third parties are responsible for ensuring that all material/s submitted to the Website complies with all legislation.
11.6. The Company may suspend the operation of the Website to carry out maintenance and/or upgrades from time to time.
11.7. All liability is excluded to the extent permitted by law including any implied terms.

11.8. Please note every effort is made to make sure every detail on our website is accurate but Dawes Cycles retain the right to change the specification where necessary without notice.

Dawes Cycles is a division of Tandem Group Cycles Limited, company number 01704676, a company registered in England & Wales. The registered office is 35 Tameside Drive, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, B35 7AG

Cookie policy

What are cookies?

DawesCycles.com places tiny text files called cookies ontoyour computer, tablet or mobile device. This is standard practice for almostall websites.

Cookies are not harmful to your computer and are anessential part of online shopping. They allow us to give you a more efficientcustomer experience.

What are cookies used for?

There are two main types of cookie; we call them “firstparty” and “third party” cookies.

First party cookies are small data files that DawesCycles.comuses do things such as keeping track of what you’ve put in your basket andremembering who you are when you return to our site. We don’t save personalinformation such as credit card details in cookies we create.

Third party cookies are set on behalf of DawesCycles.com.The most important of these are Google, Tradedoubler and Affiliate Window whodisplay text or banner adverts on our behalf on a number of other reputablewebsites. These partner cookies don’t collect personal data and would not beable to identify you as an individual customer.

On the whole, cookies are used:

  • For technical purposes essential to effective operation ofwebsite, particularly in relation to online transactions.
  • To enable DawesCycles.com to collect anonymous informationabout the browsing and shopping activities of our customers for internalanalysis.
  • To drive DawesCycles.com marketing, particularly banneradvertisements and text adverts.
  • To enable DawesCycles.com meet its contractual obligationsto make payments to third parties when a product is purchased by someone whohas visited our website from a site operated by those parties.

How to manage cookies:

Microsoft Internet Explorer: 1. Choose the “tools”menu – then “Internet Options” 2. Click on the “privacy”tab 3. Select the appropriate setting

Mozilla Firefox: 1. Choose the “tools” menu- then”Options” 2. Click on the “privacy” icon 3. Find the menu”cookie” and select the relevant option

For Opera 6.0 and further: 1. Choose the >”Preferences” menu 2. Privacy