Terms & Conditions

The domain name and content of www.astoriacigars.co.uk including design, overall appearance, home page and sub-domain pages, including all images therein, are wholly owned by Astoria Cigars, 13A St John's Road, Margate, Kent, UK, CT9 1PN.

All rights are owned by Astoria Cigars.

By continuing to browse http://www.astoriacigars.co.uk ('this Website') and/or in purchasing any products through this Website, you are entering into an agreement with Astoria Cigars to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Website Use and Terms and Conditions of Sale as set out below.

Use of this Website is subject to the laws of England and Wales.

These terms and conditions are only available in English.

These terms and conditions may be subject to change from time to time.

The terms 'you' and 'your' refer to you, the user of this Website.

You are assumed to be a private individual making purchases for your own personal use.

The terms 'we', 'us' and 'our' refer to Astoria Cigars.

1.0 Personal Data & Privacy

1.1 Astoria Cigars understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits http://www.astoriacigars.co.uk and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law.

1.2 Our Privacy and Cookie Policy applies to the use of any and all data collected in relation to your use of this Website. Please read the Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of this Policy is deemed to occur upon your continued use of this Website AND you will be required to read and accept the Privacy and Cookie Policy should you sign up for an Account. If you do not accept and agree with the Privacy and Cookie Policy, you must stop using this Website immediately.

2.0 Users based outside the United Kingdom

2.1 'The Website' has been created in England and is subject to the laws of England and Wales.

2.2 Should you be accessing this Website from overseas, you shall be responsible for ensuring that your use of this Website does not breach the applicable laws and regulations of the country in which you are based.

3.0 Age Limit

3.1 In strict accordance with the laws of England and Wales, it is unlawful to sell tobacco products to persons under the age of 18. You were asked to confirm your age before being permitted to view any content at this domain. Should you not meet the minimum legal age requirement, you must stop using this Website immediately.

4.0 Content of this Website

4.1 Any content of this Website may be viewed, downloaded, printed and/or saved on the condition that this is for personal, non-business use only.

4.2 The use of any content of this Website for any other reason requires the prior written consent of Astoria Cigars.

4.3 Any link to this Website from another website or document requires the prior written consent of Astoria Cigars.

4.4 Any content downloaded from this Website is downloaded at your own risk.

4.5 Astoria Cigars does not accept liability for the content or comments of third party contributors.

4.6 Astoria Cigars reserves the right to change any content of this Website without notice.

5.0 Pricing

5.1 All prices on this Website are in UK pounds sterling (£).

5.2 Stock prices on this Website may be lower than in store.

5.3 Orders placed via this Website may be subject to a delivery charge (refer to Terms and Conditions of Sale).

5.4 Astoria Cigars does not apply Value Added Tax (VAT) to its sales.

6.0 Accuracy

6.1 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the content of this Website, this has been derived from a range of sources and therefore, Astoria Cigars is unable to guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information or material presented.

6.2 In all cases, it shall be your responsibility to ensure that any information, products or services meet your specific needs prior to entering into any commitment that may be dependent upon these.

6.3 Astoria Cigars shall not be liable for any claims of loss or otherwise, arising from any reliance upon the content of this Website.

7.0 Third Party Websites

7.1 Where this Website contains links to third party websites, these are provided for your convenience. Users are hereby advised that third party websites are each subject to their own terms, conditions and policies. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites.

7.2 Astoria Cigars shall not be liable for the content or terms of use of third party websites.

8.0 Unlawful or otherwise harmful acts

8.1 Should you continue to use this Website to post comments or reviews, you are agreeing to act lawfully and respectfully.

8.2 You shall refrain from the use of language that is unlawful, threatening or otherwise inappropriate.

8.3 Any material or content posted or uploaded shall not be intended to interfere with the functionality of and hard or software, this Website or any third party websites.

8.4 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that this Website is free from viruses, Astoria Cigars accepts no liability for any viruses or other harmful codes, programmes or otherwise that may be transmitted by third parties with the intention of interrupting the normal functionality of any users' hardware, software or otherwise.

9.0 Comments and Feedback

9.1 Astoria Cigars welcomes comments and feedback on this Website and content. Please email jb@astoriacigars.co.uk

Terms and Conditions of Sale

To be read in accordance with the Terms and Conditions.

1.0 Products

1.1 Astoria Cigars is a UK based gold standard specialist merchant of Cuban and New World cigars. Selected accessories are also available.

1.2 Astoria Cigars does not stock or supply cigarettes, e-cigarettes or CBD products.

2.0 Users based outside the United Kingdom

2.1 'The Website' has been created in England and is subject to the laws of England and Wales.

2.2 Products are held within the UK and in strict accordance with UK law, Astoria Cigars does not sell tobacco products to persons under the age of 18.

2.3 Products can be shipped overseas but shall be subject to all relevant applicable laws and taxes. Any cross border taxes applied by local authorities shall be your responsibility.

2.4 Should you be based overseas, you shall be responsible for ensuring that use of this Website and any purchases made are not in breach your own applicable laws or regulations.

2.5 For legal reasons, Astoria Cigars is unable to complete any sales transactions with persons with home or shipping addresses in Canada, Finland, France, Italy, India, South Africa, Turkey, United States of America or Vietnam.

3.0 Product Information

3.1 Specifications are intended to give a general description of the products. Content is based on facts obtained from manufacturers and suppliers. Reviews and tasting notes are based on opinion. Astoria Cigars is unable to offer any guarantee that facts are without fault or that the stated opinions will be shared by you.

4.0 Availability

4.1 Stock availability varies on a day to day basis and Astoria Cigars may declare a product unavailable due simply to the unpredictable forces of supply and demand or the need to maintain quality at all times. Astoria Cigars accepts no liability for loss of chance or for any claimed financial losses should a product suddenly become unavailable.

5.0 Pricing and Payment

5.1 All prices on this Website are in UK pounds sterling.

5.2 Astoria Cigars does not apply VAT to its sales.

5.3 Stock prices at www.astoriacigars.co.uk are lower than in store but do not carry delivery charges.

5.4 Astoria Cigars processes all payments where cardholders are not present in a secure environment provided by Worldpay.

5.5 Online debit and credit card payments are accepted by Visa, Mastercard and JCB. Astoria Cigars does not accept payments by American Express (AMEX) or Diners Club.

5.6 Orders may be placed and advice shared over the telephone but to maintain data security at all times and to reduce the risk of fraud, card payments will not be accepted by telephone.

5.7 A Contract between you and Astoria Cigars exists from the point your order is confirmed by email. This email shall confirm that your order has been fulfilled and shipped and will detail the shipment's tracking details. If there are any unforeseen delays (i.e. due to a sudden reduction in stock), this shall be notified to you immediately.

6.0 Delivery Charges, Dispatch & Delivery Timescales

6.1 We aim to honour the delivery timescales as set out below.

6.2 UK Mainland Orders

6.2.1 There are no dispatches on Sundays or Mondays.

6.2.2 Orders of single cigars: Received within 1-2 days.

  • Orders placed before 2pm Tuesday-Saturday will be dispatched same day.
  • Orders of £50 and over shall be delivered free of charge to mainland UK addresses.
  • Chargeable guaranteed expedited delivery options are available.

6.2.3 Orders which include boxes of cigars: Received within 2-4 Days

  • Orders shall be delivered free of charge within mainland UK.
  • Orders placed before 2pm Tuesday-Saturday will be dispatched same day if items are in stock.
  • Chargeable guaranteed expedited delivery may also be available, subject to stock levels, time and day of order.
  • Telephone 01843 520 140 or 07903 503 729 to enquire direct if time is of the essence.

6.2.4 For any items listed as available within 2-3 days assume that the above timescales will apply thereafter.

6.2.5 Charges applied shall be as below. Note that these are subject to periodic variations in l in Royal Mail prices.

ALL UK DELIVERIES (Royal Mail prices as at March 2019)
Orders up to £50
Next Day Guaranteed Receive in 1-2 days Receive in 2-4 days
Royal Mail Signed For N/A £4.55 £4.00
Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm Monday-Friday £6.60 N/A N/A
Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm including Saturdays £22.28 N/A N/A
All orders of £50 and over. Orders which include boxes of cigars.
Next Day Guaranteed Receive in 1-2 days Receive in 2-4 days
Royal Mail Special Delivery by 1pm Monday-Friday By prior arrangement only.
Contact:
01843 520 140 or 07903 503 729
From £7.40 (insured to £500).
Postage is subject to total weight and total value of order (for insurance purposes).
Possible, subject to stock levels.
Contact:
01843 520 140 or 07903 503 729
FREE

6.2.6 Astoria Cigars stocks a large selection of single cigars and boxes. Due to the forces of supply and demand, we cannot guarantee the timescales above but we guarantee to make every effort to get orders out without delay.

6.3 Overseas Orders

6.3.1 Postage Cost is subject to total weight and total value of order (for insurance purposes). Please contact jb@astoriacigars.co.uk or telephone +44 1834 520 140 or +44 7903 503 729 to discuss your requirements.

6.3.2 Orders of single cigars: Orders placed before 2pm Tuesday-Saturday will be dispatched same day.

6.3.3 Orders which include boxes of cigars: Orders placed before 2pm Tuesday-Saturday will be dispatched same day if items are in stock.

6.3.4 For all items listed as available within 2-3 days assume that the above timescales will apply thereafter.

Please note:

6.3.5 For legal reasons, Astoria Cigars is unable to complete any sales transactions with persons with home or shipping addresses in Canada, Finland, France, Italy, India, South Africa, Turkey, United States of America or Vietnam.

6.3.6 There are no dispatches on Sundays or Mondays.

6.3.7 Astoria Cigars stocks a large selection of single cigars and boxes. Due to the forces of supply and demand, we cannot guarantee the timescales above but we guarantee to make every effort to get orders out without delay.

7.0 Returns Policy

7.1 All items are individually quality checked by Astoria Cigars prior to dispatch however, we accept that issues may arise. The Astoria Cigars Return Policy is included within the Terms and Conditions of Sale as follows:

7.2 Should you not be satisfied with your order, you are required to notify Astoria Cigars by email to jb@astoriacigars.co.uk within 3 days of receipt, quoting your order number and the reason for return.

7.3 Due to the delicate nature of, cigars and cigarellos, these must be received back at Astoria Cigars headquarters in their original condition and packaging within 7 calendar days of your email.

7.4 Change of Mind/Items No Longer Required

7.4.1 You will be required to arrange and pay for the return of the products to us at your own cost.

7.4.2 For items valued at up to £50, returns must be via Royal Mail 1st or 2nd Class ‘Signed For’ as a minimum.

7.4.3 For items valued £51 and above, returns must be via Royal Mail Special Delivery. You must ensure that you choose the correct compensation level to safeguard your Return in the event of loss or damage.

7.4.4 Astoria Cigars cannot accept responsibility for parcels lost in transit. Ensure that you retain your proof of postage.

7.5 Damaged or Faulty Goods

7.5.1 In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act (2015) you have 30 calendar days from receipt to reject an item for entitlement to a full refund.

7.5.2 For non perishable items i.e. accessories, you have six months from receipt to claim for repair or replacement should a product fail to meet the quality standard expected.

7.5.3 Various items are subject to longer warranties which extend the period during which the manufacturer remains responsible for repair or replacement. This period varies between products.

7.5.4 Defects that are in our reasonable opinion caused by fair wear and tear, deliberate damage, accidental damage, negligence, abnormal use, failure to follow manufacturer instructions, misuse or alteration or repair of the goods without manufacturer approval will not be eligible for a full refund.

7.5.5 In the unfortunate event that you need to notify us that goods are damaged or faulty, you are required to email jb@astoriacigars.co.uk for further instructions.

7.5.6 Should an item be confirmed to be faulty, we will refund the cost of return postage of that item in addition to the purchase price. In the event that you accept a replacement product in lieu, Astoria Cigars will also bear the cost of shipping any replacement item.

8.0 Cancellations

8.1 Astoria Cigars reserves the right to refuse any order at its discretion and with no obligation to provide any reason for so doing.

8.2 Astoria Cigars reserves the right to refuse to fulfil any order that would place it in breach of any applicable laws.

9.0 Comments and Feedback

9.1 If you have any feedback about purchases made please send your comments to jb@astoriacigars.co.uk.