Terms and Conditions

GENERAL STUFF

Be 18
You must be 18 years old or over to use this site. If you are not please DO NOT use this site.

How to contact us

PIP PAC is one of several projects managed by the Gay Men’s Health Collective. We have a contact page on this and emails are usually answered within 2 hours. Please remember, we are a group of volunteers with no paid staff so bear with us if you don’t get an ‘instant’ response. You can also write to us at: GMHC, PO Box 70190, London WC1A 9JL.

When we are open
We have no opening hours as such but set aside time daily to assemble packs and process orders, Monday to Friday.

Do I need to create an account to place an order?
No.

How do I pay for my order?
We accept PayPal and other major debit and credit cards. We do not accept payment by cheque, postal order or cash. Your payment receipt will read: GMHC.

How long will my order take?
We aim to despatch orders daily at 4pm, Mon-Fri. Orders received after this time will be despatched the following working day. Orders are sent Royal Mail 1st Class (large letter, less than 250g). We only deliver in the United Kingdom.

Postage and packaging (P&P)
Our P&P rates are £1.00 for single packs. P&P is free on twin packs.

Discreet packaging
Packs are sent in discreet packaging with no indication as to what is inside or where item was bought.

Security
All credit and debit card payments are handled by PayPal, a third party secure payment service provider. Your purchase will display as PIP PAC on your statement. All transactions are SSL protected. It is a crime to use a false name or a known invalid credit card to order.

Order cancellation
Should you wish to cancel your order prior to despatch, please contact us by 3pm on the day you placed the order.

TERMS & CONDITIONS
The owner of this website is the Gay Men’s Health Collective (GMHC), a volunteer run organisation. You can write to us at: GMHC, PO Box 70190, London WC1A 9JL. You have the sole responsibility for all actions you undertake on this website. We will NOT pass your personal details or payment information on to any third party. You undertake that all details provided for the purchase of our packs are legal and correct and that any debit/ credit card used is your own and there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of goods ordered. If there are any changes in the above details it is your responsibility to inform us as soon as possible.

Liability
We accept no liability for any errors or omissions on our website. We reserve the right to change information, prices and descriptions of products at any time. We will do our best to correct errors and omissions as soon as possible after being notified of them. We are not responsible for the content of external linked internet sites. All packs will be sent to the delivery address given by you and stated in the order confirmation. We have no liability for any delay in the delivery of products ordered to the extent that the delay is due to any event outside our reasonable control.

Returns
We strive to offer quality products which have been sourced from suppliers in the UK. If you receive a product that is incomplete or incorrect, contact us for a return code. You must include the reason for the item’s return to ensure that your query is dealt with efficiently. Please return packs to us unused, properly packaged and in the original packaging where possible. Your statutory rights are not affected.

PRIVACY POLICY
This version of the privacy policy is effective as of 6th May 2014. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is GMHC, PO Box 70190, London WC1A 9JL. This privacy policy governs the collection and use of personal information relating to potential and existing customers of PIP PAC, managed by the Gay Men’s Health Collective. The Gay Men’s Health Collective is committed to abiding by this Privacy Policy, as well as the requirements of applicable laws, in the operation of its business. Please read this policy carefully as it explains the kinds of personal information we collect about you and how it is handled.

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect as little information as we possibly need to process orders. Personal information collected from you may include your name, payment processing information, postal address, email address, land line or mobile telephone number, delivery details as well as other non sensitive personal information. We do this for payment processing and so we can respond to your enquires. Every 14 days we print off hard copies of orders which are then stored securely. Emails are then deleted. We only store this information where we are required to do so by law, and for the exercise or defence of legal claims.

Website usage and cookies
A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance. You can obtain further information about third party privacy policies or disable their cookies by visiting their web sites.

Security of personal information
Payments made via our web sites are processed in a secure environment using software provided by other reputable third party providers.

Third party
We will only disclose personal information about you to third parties for processing purposes associated with payment processing, the supply of packs, for web site administration, or elsewhere when you have consented to such disclosures, or where such disclosures are required or permitted by law. These third parties are contractually bound only to use personal information to perform the services that we hire them to provide.

Access to personal information
You may access the information we hold about you by contacting us through our contact form or writing to us at GMHC, PO Box 70190, London WC1A 9JL.

Changes to privacy policy
Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on on this website. Please review our privacy policy on a regular basis to make sure you have read the latest version and you understand what we do with your personal information. Your continued use of our services or our web sites following the posting of changes to these terms means that you consent to those changes.

Last updated Tue 6 May 2014



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