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Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions.

By purchasing a Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans pack you agree to these terms and conditions.

Mark Kennett Boat Designs is the trading name of Mark Kennett.
Contact:

  • email: mark@mkboatdesigns.co.uk
  • post: Mark Kennett, c/o Fambridge Yacht Haven, Essex CM3 6LU, England

Privacy

Mark Kennett Boat Designs is committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that you give us lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

The type of information that you provide to us includes:

  • your name
  • address
  • email address.

We will only use that information to process your order and to respond to communications from you.

Please note that your credit card details are only given to our payment provider, PayPal, and we do not have access to any of this information. PayPal has very high standards of security and is a recognised payment service worldwide.

We will never distribute any of your information to any party whatsoever, and will only use it for processing and dealing with your orders or for responding to your communications with us.

You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly. The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law. 

If you have any concerns/comments about privacy, please contact us.

Sales policies

To order and pay

Orders should be by made by pressing the ‘Buy’ button for the product of your choice on the ‘buy boat plans’ page on our website

Payment is by credit card or PayPal account via PayPal. When you click on the 'Buy' button you will be taken to PayPal's own secure site where you can complete your purchase. Mark Kennett Boat Designs does not see your payment details at any time.

You can also pay by cash or cheque. Contact Mark Kennett for details.

Receipt of payment will be acknowledged by email.

Shipping

Goods will be dispatched 48 hours after receipt of payment. Goods will be dispatched by first class recorded post in the UK, airmail everywhere else.

Some countries may charge duties, taxes or clearing charges. These charges are the responsibility of the customer. 

Cancellation and returns

If the order is cancelled within the 48 hours before dispatch of goods, all payments will be refunded in full.

Due to the nature of our products, we cannot accept returns. No refunds can be made after goods have been dispatched.

Mark Kennett Boat Designs reserves the right to cancel orders at our discretion. If we cancel an order you will be refunded in full.

Buying plans: conditions of sale 1

Purchase of a Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans pack entitles the purchaser to build one boat only from that plans pack. Building more than one boat from any one plans pack without the permission of Mark Kennett Boat Designs is an infringement of copyright and is specifically forbidden under the terms of this sales contract. 

The designs and ideas featured in Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans packs are and remain at all times the exclusive property of Mark Kennett Boat Designs. Purchase of a Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans pack does not confer any right of ownership over any of the designs or ideas featured in that plans pack.

Unauthorised copying, or reproducing any part of a Mark Kennett Boat Designs study pack or plans pack, without the written permission of Mark Kennett (at Mark Kennett Boat Designs) is specifically forbidden under these terms and conditions.

Unauthorised broadcasting or transmitting of any part of a Mark Kennett Boat Designs study pack or plans pack, by electronic or any other means, to a third person or persons without the written permission of Mark Kennett (at Mark Kennett Boat Designs) is specifically forbidden under these terms and conditions.

Buying plans: conditions of sale 2

Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans packs contain sufficient information for individuals with the relevant boat building skills to construct the boats featured in them.

It is the responsibility of the purchaser of the plans packs to decide whether he or she has the relevant boat building skills to construct the boats featured in the plans packs.

As Mark Kennett Boat Designs has no control over the construction and use of boats built from Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans packs, Mark Kennett Boat Designs cannot take responsibility for boats built from these plans packs.

Specifically Mark Kennett Boat Designs has no control over and therefore cannot take responsibility for:

  • whether the plans were followed
  • the standard of workmanship used in the construction
  • the standard of materials used in the construction
  • the standard of engineering used in the construction
  • the standard of seamanship used in the finished boat
  • what the boat is used for and whether it is suitable for that use.

Buying plans: conditions of sale 3

Professional builders

Individuals and companies who purchase Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans packs in order to construct a boat from them for a third party are considered to be professional builders by Mark Kennett Boat Designs.

All the terms and conditions in (1) and (2) above apply to them.

In addition the following terms and conditions apply:

  • On the date of the sale, or transfer of ownership, of the completed vessel built from Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans, the professional builder will pay an additional design fee of 720.00 to Mark Kennett Boat Designs.
  • Permission to use Mark Kennett Boat Designs plans and payment of design fees for any subsequent vessels built from them will be by negotiation between the professional builder and Mark Kennett Boat Designs.
  • Any reference to the design, or designer of a vessel built from Mark Kennett Boat Design plans, in sales or publicity material, whether on paper or on electronic media, shall credit Mark Kennett as the designer.

Alteration of service or amendments to the conditions

Mark Kennett Boat Designs reserves the right to make changes to its website, policies, and these terms and conditions at any time. You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you use the website or that you order study packs or boat plans from us, unless any change to those policies or these conditions is required to be made by law or government authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you).

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