Information about us
We are Derma Direct Limited (trading as Derma Direct ) a company registered in Ireland (ROI), under registration number 600751 and our registered address is Unit 27a Red Leaf Business Park Donabate.
Where applicable delivery services are provided to you by An Post Registering for a personal account and subscribing to The Skin Care Shop emails You must be over 16 to register for a personal account, subscribe to Derma Direct emails and/or place an order withDerma Direct . Some of the products that we sell may be considered more appropriate to adults and could be subject to age or other restrictions in some countries. You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the products are destined. We will not be liable or responsible if you break any such law. By placing an order with us, you are confirming that you are of the appropriate legal age to purchase the items. If we discover that you are not legally entitled to order certain products, we will not be obliged to complete the order.
To order products using the Website, we ask you to register for a professional account. Any personal data that you provide us with during the registration process will be stored in our database and may not need to be re-entered with each new order. You will need to supply us via the online registration form with certain information including: your email address, first name, surname, password, billing address and, where applicable, different delivery address. Once you click on the "Continue" button this information will be stored in our customer database. You can access, update or correct your personal account details via the "My Account " section of the Website.
We work directly with leading beauty brands and all the products offered by us for sale on this Website are genuine.
Changes to Terms
We reserve the right to change or modify these Terms including for legal, regulatory or security reasons at any time. Whilst we will flag changes on the Website and/or send emails in relation to major changes, it is your responsibility to check the Terms for changes. If you do not agree to any of the Terms then you can simply stop using the Website at any time. If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our Terms please contact us. To find all the ways to contact us please click here. The ordering process and order confirmation Your order via our online purchase order form constitutes an offer to us to buy the products you select from the Website. All orders are subject to availability and to acceptance by us.
We reserve the right to refuse to accept an order. All communications will be addressed to the email address you supply when you register. By placing an order for the delivery of goods via this Website:
For orders fulfilled by Derma Direct , for all other delivery destinations you are making an offer to Derma Direct to deliver the goods described in your order under the Terms of the order; Before placing an order you can view and amend your order details at any time by clicking on the "Shopping Bag". By clicking on "Pay by Card" (or equivalent button for other payment methods) at Checkout, you submit an offer to buy the goods in the Shopping Bag. Once you have placed an order for goods (and delivery if applicable) you will receive a confirmation that your order has been received (see below). You will automatically be sent an email confirming receipt of your order (the "Confirmation Email") with a summary of the details of your order, which we recommend you print out and keep for your own records. The Confirmation Email does not constitute our acceptance of your order; it merely records the fact that Derma Direct has received your order. Please check that all details in the Confirmation Email are correct. If not, or if you do not receive a Confirmation Email please contact our Customer Care Team. To find all the ways to contact us please click here. Derma Direct will send a second email when we despatch your goods which shall constitute our acceptance of your order (the "Acceptance Email") at which point a binding contract of sale for products will be concluded between you and us or between you and the Resale of a product You may not sell or resell any of the products or services, or any samples that you may receive from us.
Your use of the Website
By accepting the Terms you confirm that all information and details provided by you to us (including on registration) are true, accurate and up to date in all respects and at all times. You agree that in using the Website you will not:
use the Website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause the site or access to the site to be interrupted, damaged, or impaired in any way;
use the Website for any purpose that could damage the name of The Skin Care Shop, or any goodwill attached to the Website;
use the Website for criminal, fraudulent or illegal activity or in any manner which would cause harm or distress to any third party;
access or attempt to access the accounts of other users or attempt to penetrate the Website security measures; nor
use the Website for any purpose other than your personal use.
We reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate your access to the Website at any time without notice if we have reasonable grounds to believe that you have breached any of these restrictions or if we suspect fraudulent account activity or behaviour. This shall not limit our right to take any other action against you that we consider appropriate.
Prices, delivery charges and payment
The price of a product shall be as stated on this Website at the time you place your order except in the case of obvious error. We try and ensure that all prices on our Website are accurate but errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of a product you have ordered, we will not be liable to supply that item to you at the stated price, provided that we notify you before we despatch the item to you. In those circumstances, we will inform you of the correct price as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If you cancel no payment will be taken; or if payment has already been taken, it will be refunded.
All orders are despatched within the EU so you will not be charged any additional taxes or duties if you live in a member state of the EU. We offer ‘free delivery’ on all orders fulfilled by Derma Direct over a set threshold. The Ireland (ROI) threshold is €500. The available methods of payments are displayed on the Website at checkout. Payment will be debited from your account at the point you confirm your order. You confirm that the payment credentials being used are yours. Your payment credentials will be subject to validation checks and authorisation by our payment processing provider. Fraudulent payment credentials will be reported to the relevant authorities. If the issuer of your payment credentials refuses to authorise payment we will not accept your order Derma Direct will not be responsible for any delay or non-delivery and we are not obliged to inform you of the reason for the refusal. We are not responsible for your payment credentials issuer charging you as a result of our processing of your payment in accordance with your order.
From time to time we issue Promotion Codes. We have a Promotion Code box situated at the "Order Summary" page where codes can be entered. You must take care when entering codes as they are case and space sensitive. You may only redeem one code at a time so we advise you to choose the promotion best suited to your purchase. Please view Promotion Code exclusions and information here. If you have any questions about the use of Promotion Codes please contact our Customer Care Team. To find all the ways to contact us please click here.
Delivery and ownership
We accept orders for delivery to Ireland and Northern Ireland. To view our delivery and shipping restrictions please click here. Unless otherwise stated, delivery will be made from our warehouse to the address provided by you. For orders fulfilled by Derma Direct we will endeavour to despatch the product to you within one working day of you placing your order and in any event within 4 working days beginning on the day after you place your order. If we are unable to despatch the product within that time we will email to let you know and to give you an estimated delivery date. In these circumstances, we will offer you the opportunity to cancel the order and receive a full refund. You are only responsible for the product when it is delivered to you. If for any reason you do not receive your delivery, please note that we will only consider claims for lost items sent;
30 days after the latest due date for UK orders
45 days after the latest due date for EU orders
60 days after the latest due date for International orders
Additionally, we will not accept liability for lost orders if you select for your parcel to be left in a safe place or with a neighbour. The Skin Care Shop is not liable for any lost, damaged or stolen package claims of orders addressed to a parcel forwarding company. The Skin Care Shop is under no obligation to offer replacements or refunds for orders or items that are reported missing or damaged that we reasonably believe to have been delivered to a parcel forwarding company. We want you to be happy with your purchase from us. If you are unhappy with the product in any way (for example if there is obvious damage to the item from transport or packaging damaged during transport) please contact our Customer Care Team as soon as possible. To find all the ways to contact us please click here.
Cancellation, returns and refunds
You have certain rights under the law. These include:
that any products supplied by us or will be of satisfactory quality, fit for their intended purpose, and will conform to any description given on this Website;
certain remedies if a product is defective; and
a right to cancel your order within 48 hours, beginning the day after the day on which you receive the product, and to receive a full refund, even if the product is not defective. This right is subject to certain conditions and exceptions (see "Return of non-faulty goods" below);
To view our full returns policy please click here.
If you have registered your return using our returns service and only have the option to 'self-post' or if you are returning an electrical product within guarantee, please forward us your returns receipt and we will reimburse the returns postage up to a maximum of €10. Please return the Product in suitable packaging to ensure it reaches us in good condition. Please ensure that you also return any free gifts that are associated with your return items or the related order. If the free gift isn’t returned, then we reserve the right to deduct the value of the free gift from your refund. Please note that we do not accept returns of personalised products. Please note that if you fail to take reasonable care of returned products, or fail to return the product to us, we will be entitled to make a claim against you for any losses which we suffer.
Please note that we reserve the right not to accept orders from customers with unusual or suspicious returns behaviour. Return of non-faulty goods We hope you will be happy with your purchase from us. If not, you have the right to return the product to us and receive a full refund, providing:
you notify us in writing that you are cancelling your purchase within 14 days, beginning the day after the day on which you receive the product;
you have taken reasonable care of the product prior to return - in particular this means they must not have been damaged. Items can only be returned for a refund if they are unopened, unused and in a re-saleable condition with all tamper-resistant seals, packaging and any cellophane intact. We recommend a photograph is taken of the item prior to returning it if you are concerned about damage during its return journey;
you may give us notice of cancellation by any written means (including email or letter), but it will speed up the process for you and us if you contact us using our returns system.
To view our full returns policy please click here. Please return the Product in suitable packaging to ensure it reaches us in good condition. Please ensure that you also return any free gifts that are associated with your return items or the related order. If the free gift isn’t returned, then we reserve the right to deduct the value of the free gift from your refund. Please note that we do not accept returns of personalised products. If you have registered your return using our returns service and only have the option to 'self-post' or if you are returning an electrical product within guarantee, please forward us your returns receipt and we will reimburse the returns postage up to a maximum of €10. The refund of delivery charges is made by us on behalf of Delivery Company where applicable. Please note that if you fail to take reasonable care of returned products, or fail to return the product to us, we will be entitled to make a claim against you for any losses which we suffer. Please note that we reserve the right not to accept orders from customers with unusual or suspicious returns behaviour.
Our Legal obligations and our Limitation on Liability
For orders fulfilled by Derma Direct , we accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or that of our employees and agents. We do not seek to exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation by us or our employees or agents. You have certain rights under the law. These include that any products supplied by us will be of satisfactory quality and fit for their intended purpose. Nothing in these Terms is intended to affect these statutory rights. For more information about your statutory rights contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office. If we breach these Terms we shall only be liable for losses which are a reasonably foreseeable consequence of such a breach, up to a maximum of the purchase price of your order. Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by you and us at the time of entering into this agreement. Information provided about the products is intended to be used for educational or informational purposes only. The statements and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease. Please consult with your own doctor or health care practitioner regarding the suggestions and recommendations made on the Website. With current technology it is not possible to develop and operate computer programs (software) and data processing systems (hardware) entirely without error, or to rule out any unpredictable events in connection with the internet. We provide no guarantee for the constant and uninterrupted availability of the Website. We are not responsible for:
Losses not caused by our breach;
Indirect losses which are a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not reasonably foreseeable by you and us at the time of entering into this agreement, for example loss of profits or loss of opportunity;
Failure to provide the Website or to meet any of our obligations under this agreement where such failure is due to Events Beyond Our Control;
Loss of revenue;
Loss of business.
"Events Beyond Our Control" means any cause beyond our reasonable control which prevents us from providing the Website or fulfilling any of our other obligations under this agreement and includes but is not limited to fire, flood, storm, riot, civil disturbance, war, nuclear accident, terrorist activity and acts of God Copyright and other intellectual property rights Your use of the Website grants no rights to you in relation to copyright, design rights, trademarks or other of our intellectual property rights (or the intellectual property rights of third parties).
We provide the Website to you solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may electronically copy and print only those areas of the Website which are required in the process of using the Website as a shopping resource. The content of the Website may not be used for any other purpose without our express written permission. Data breach In the unlikely event of a data breach, Derma Direct will carry out and document a full risk assessment of the incident and decide upon the required actions. Incidents affecting personal data that are likely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of data subjects will be reported to the data protection supervisory authority. We will also inform those concerned directly. These actions will be carried out without undue delay and where feasible, within 72 hours of becoming aware of it. General We will do our best to resolve any disputes over these Terms. If you wish to take court proceedings against us you must do so within Ireland (ROI). Relevant Irish law will apply. If any of these Terms are found to be invalid by any court or regulator, the other Terms shall continue to apply. Please let us know if you have any questions or complaints regarding the Website.