Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions govern your use of the Meeky Storewebsite (the “Meeky Storesite”), the Meeky Store stores (Hypermarket, Fresh Supermarket, and Express), the terms of any purchases that you make via Meeky Store stores and Meeky Storesite, and your relationship with Meeky Store Hypermarket (“Meeky Store”, “Meeky Store”, “we” or “us”). The expression “you/ your” includes customers using the Meeky Storesite (the “Customers”) and the independent sellers associated in doing Services with Meeky Store (the “Sellers”). References in these Terms and Conditions to “you” (or similar) are references to you as an individual or legal entity as the case may be.
Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. By using the site and/or registering on the site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions and to our Privacy and Cookies Policy.
- BASIS OF USE OF THE Meeky Store HYPERMARKET SITE
1.2 These Terms and Conditions govern your use of the Meeky Storesite in general, the products that you purchase in Meeky Store stores and on the Meeky Storesite and all services provided in connection with them.
By accessing, registering and/or continuing to use or access our services, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and the Legal Documents with immediate effect. These Terms and Conditions and the Legal Documents are subject to change by us at any time. Your continued use of the Site following any such change constitutes your agreement to these Terms and Conditions and Legal Documents as so modified.
2.1 To register on the Meeky Storesite you must be over eighteen years of age.
2.2 You must ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any other time are correct and complete.
You are a legal entity duly registered in your jurisdiction;
you have a valid trade license and will submit the same to Meeky Store;
you will provide proof of authorisation for the individual who will be registering and using the Site;
you will provide identification documents for person(s) whom you authorise to act on your behalf ;
you can provide supporting bank details; and
you acknowledge and agree that for certain product categories, additional requirements might be applicable.
In order to register to the Site, you will need to provide us with certain informations mentioned in this clause. Your registration to the Site may not be accepted if you do not provide us with the required information. We reserve the right to decline any registration without further explanation. We reserve the right to undertake such checks as are necessary to verify your identity.
- PASSWORD AND SECURITY
3.1 When you register to use the Meeky Storesite you will be asked to create a password. You should keep this password confidential and not disclose it or share it with anyone. You will be responsible for all activities and orders that occur or are submitted under your password. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password, you should notify us by contacting customer services immediately.
3.2 If Meeky Storehas reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of the Meeky Storesite, we may require you to change your password or we may suspend your account in accordance with the provisions of this Terms and Conditions.
When using or accessing the services, you agree that you:
will provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself and your use of the services as required by us;
will not disclose to any third party (except as required or requested by us) a user’s information provided to you; and
will cooperate with our requests for additional information with respect to your eligibility and usage of our services.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
4.1 The content of the Meeky Storesite is protected by copyright, trademarks, database and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the Meeky Storesite on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Meeky Storesite without written permission from Meeky Store.
4.2 No license is granted to you in these Terms and Conditions to use any trademark of Meeky Store stores and Meeky Store, or its affiliated companies.
All rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms and Conditions are reserved and retained by us or our licensors.
5.1 You may not use the Meeky Storesite for any of the purposes set out below (this includes any use by you of the Community sites – see paragraph 6 below for further information about the Community sites):
Gaining unauthorized access to other computer systems
Interfering with any other person’s usage or experience of the Meeky Storesite
Interfering or disrupting networks or websites connected to the Meeky Storesite
Making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner
Transmitting material containing any form of advertising or promotion for goods and services, junk mail, chain letters or “spam”
Impersonating another person
Referring to specific website addresses outside of the Meeky Store site
5.2 Meeky Storereserves the right to refuse to post material on the Meeky Storesite or to remove material already posted on the Meeky Storesite. You must not try to re-post material that Meeky Store, has refused to post on the Meeky Store Hypermarket site or has previously been removed from the Meeky Storesite.
When using or accessing the services, you agree that you will not:
a) Post-list or upload in any manner any information which is blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever.
b) post, list or upload content or items in inappropriate or prohibited categories or areas on our Site, including:
content or items that may be considered culturally or religiously offensive in any way;
content or items which may not be considered to be in compliance with general local law, Islamic law, rules, morals, values, ethics and traditions;
content or items that may threaten national security;
content or items which may constitute or be considered to promote gambling;
securities, including shares, bonds, debentures, or any other financial instruments or assets of any description;
living or dead creatures and/or the whole or any part of any animal which has been kept or preserved by any means whether artificial or natural;
weapons of any description;
liquor, tobacco products, drugs, psychotropic substances, narcotics, intoxicants of any description and medicines;
items that to your knowledge are defective, fake, damaged, false or misleading or that may through normal use harm another Site user’s interest or health;
non-transferable vouchers; and
c) post items you do not have a right to link to or include;
d) post counterfeit or stolen items;
e) breach or circumvent any laws, third party rights or our systems, policies or determinations of your account status;
f) use our services if you no longer fulfil the eligibility criteria or are not able to form legally binding contracts, or are temporarily or indefinitely suspended from using our services ;
g) fail to pay for items purchased by you, unless you have a valid reason as set out in any of our policies;
h) fail to deliver items sold by you (if applicable), unless you have a valid reason as set out in any of our policies;
i) use contact information provided to you during the course of a transaction on the Site to solicit additional sales offline or on another website;
j) manipulate the price of any item;
k) interfere with any other user’s listings;
l) take any action that may undermine the Site’s feedback and ratings systems;
m) post false, inaccurate, misleading, deceptive, defamatory or similar content;
n) transfer your account to another party without our prior written consent;
o) distribute or post spam, unsolicited or bulk electronic communications or similar;
p) distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm our Services or the interests or property of other users;
the copyright, trademark, patent, publicity, moral, database, and/or other intellectual property rights (collectively, “Intellectual Property Rights”) that belong to or are licensed to us; or
any Intellectual Property Rights that belong to third parties;
2.harvest or otherwise collect information about users without their consent; or
3.circumvent any technical measures we use to provide the services .
5.4 You will be responsible for all losses, costs and expenses reasonably incurred by us, all damages awarded against us by a court and all sums paid by us as a result of any settlement agreed by us arising out or in connection with:
Any claim by any third party that the use of the Meeky Storesite by you is defamatory, offensive or abusive, or of an obscene or pornographic nature, or is illegal or is in breach of any applicable law, regulation or code of practice; and
Any claim by any third party that the use of the Meeky Storesite by you infringes that third party’s copyright or other intellectual property rights of whatever nature.
5.5 By submitting material you are granting Meeky Storea perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sublicense the material in whole or in part and in any form.
6 WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS & UNDERTAKINGS FOR Meeky Store MARKETPLACE
6.1 You warrant, represent and undertake that:
you shall fully comply and will at all times continue to fully comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations, including, without limitation, all privacy laws and content regulation;
you have full power and authority to enter these Terms and Conditions and the execution and performance of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions does not conflict with:
any laws, rules, regulations, or governmental guidelines to which you are subject to; or
any other agreements to which you are a party to or to which you are otherwise bound by;
any content you submit as part of your use of the services and any products that you list do not violate the rights of any third party anywhere in the world including, without limitation, any Intellectual Property Rights (whether registered or not).
Subject to this clause the services are provided to you on an “as is” basis without representations, warranties or conditions of any kind. We disclaim all warranties, conditions and representations of any kind, whether express, implied or collateral, including, but not limited to, all conditions, representations or warranties of merchantability, of fitness for a particular or general purpose, of non-infringement, of compatibility or that the services are secure or error free or will operate without interruption or will be provided in a timely or proper manner or at all.
Furthermore, whilst we attempt to be as accurate as possible, we do not warrant that product descriptions or other content of any Service is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Additionally, as a buyer, you agree that we are not responsible for examining or warranting the listings or content provided by us or third parties through the services, and that you will not attempt to hold us liable for any inaccuracies or defects in any of the listings. As a seller, it is your responsibility to review the content of your listings for accuracy and you will not attempt to hold our catalogue/content providers or us responsible for inaccuracies.
7 LIABILITY & INDEMNITIES
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall limit or exclude a party’s liability:
for fraud, including fraudulent misrepresentation, perpetrated by that party;
for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of that party; or
for any other liability that cannot be limited or excluded under applicable law.
Subject to clause 1, in no event will we, our parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates, and our, and their directors, officers, agents, employees, suppliers, subcontractors or licensors be liable, whether based on an action or claim in contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise arising out of or in relation to these Terms and Conditions for loss of profits, loss of data or information, business interruption or other pecuniary loss or for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, even if we, our affiliates, directors, officers, agents, employees, licensors, subcontractors or suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
In addition, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we (including our parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates and our, and their directors, officers, agents, employees, suppliers, subcontractors or licensors) are not liable, and you agree not to hold us responsible, for any damages or losses resulting directly or indirectly from:
the content or other information you provide when using the services ;
your use of or your inability to use our services ;
pricing, shipping, format or other guidance provided by us;
delays or disruptions in our services ;
viruses or other malicious software obtained by accessing or linking to our services ;
bugs, errors or inaccuracies of any kind in our services ;
damage to your hardware device from the use of products sold on the Site or our services ;
the content, actions or inactions of third parties using our services ;
a suspension or other action taken by us with respect to your use of the services ;
the duration or manner in which your listings appear in search results; or
Subject to clause 1, if clauses 2 or 3 are held to be unenforceable or inapplicable for any reason, then the total liability applicable to us, our parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates and our, and their directors, officers, agents, employee, suppliers, subcontractors or licensors, to you, whether based on an action or claim in contract, negligence or breach of statutory duty or otherwise, arising out of or in relation to these Terms and Conditions shall be limited to the lower of:
the price the item sold for on our Site and its original shipping costs; and
the amount of fees in dispute not to exceed the total fees that you paid to us in the six (6) months prior to the action giving rise to the liability; or
You agree to indemnify and hold us, our parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates and our, and their directors, officers, agents, employee, suppliers, subcontractors or licensors harmless from and against any losses, damages and expenses (including legal fees and attorney’s fees) (“Claims”) arising out of or relating to:
any claims or demands made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the services;
your violation of any applicable laws, including, without limitation, data protection or anti-spam laws; or
the manner in which you use our services , including, without limitation, that the content you post, the items you list or your trademarks infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of any third party or that the content of your listings is slanderous, defamatory, obscene or violates any other rights (including privacy rights) of any third party (including other Site users).
8 SUSPENSION, TERMINATION & CANCELLATION
- We may, at our sole discretion and without prejudice to any of our rights and remedies and without any liability to you, we may limit, suspend or permanently withdraw your access of our services , cancel any product(s) order and/or remove hosted content submitted by you for any reason including, without limitation, the following:
- If you use our Platform or services for any unlawful and fraudulent purposes or in connection with a criminal offence or abuse our policy and rules;
- You are suspected of inventory abuse or placing bulk order. The following shall (without limitation) constitute inventory abuse or placing bulk order:
a) Products ordered are not for self-consumption but for commercial resale;
b) Multiple orders placed for same product at the same address, depending on the product category;
c) Bulk quantity of the same product ordered;
d) Invalid address given in order details;
f) Any abuse or fraud used to place the order; or
g) Any order placed using a technological glitch/loophole.
- We reserve our right to take appropriate action if you are suspected of acting fraudulently or if you file invalid and/or false claims or provides false, incomplete, or misleading information. You may be engaging in fraudulent activities if any of the following (without limitation) are met:
you don’t reply to the payment verification mail sent by us;
you fail to produce adequate documents during the payment details verification;
you misuse credentials not belonging to you;
you use invalid address, email and phone no;
you attempt to overuse a voucher code;
you return wrong or damaged product;
you refuse to pay for an order;
for COD items, you use fake currency notes to make the payment;
you abuse or harass the delivery staff;
miscellaneous activities conducted with the sole intention to cause loss to business/revenue to Meeky Store;
your return, undeliverable rate is very high and often the returned products are missing, fake or damaged; or
Repeated request for monetary compensation.
- If your access to our services or our Platform is terminated for any reason, we may delete any content or other materials relating to your use of the Service (including any credits earned through loyalty programs or reward points) and we will have no liability to you or any third party for doing so. However, your transactions details may be preserved by us for purposes of tax or regulatory compliance.
- For the avoidance of doubt, any amounts paid and received by us in relation to a cancelled product(s) order will be refunded.
9 USE OF COMMUNITY SITES
9.1 The Meeky Storesite includes a number of community sites, which may allow users to interact with each other via message boards, and other user forums (the “Community sites”).
9.2 We advise you not to post or in any way reveal any of your personal details on the Community sites (for example, your address, telephone number or email).
9.3 The Meeky Storesite does not control or moderate the content placed on the Community sites. However, Meeky Storereserves the right to refuse to post material, to remove material posted on the Community sites and to contact you in the event that there are concerns about the content you have added to a community site. The site may review or edit the content of the Community sites.
9.4 Meeky Storemakes no representations as to the validity of any opinion, advice, information or statement displayed on the message boards by third parties. You are solely responsible for the content of your messages posted on the message boards and the views expressed by individuals do not represent the views of Meeky Store.
10 THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
As a convenience to Meeky Storecustomers, the Meeky Storesite may include links to other websites or material. Meeky Storeis not responsible for any of these websites or material, which is beyond its control.
11 ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP
Some areas within the Meeky Storesite may contain advertising and sponsorship. Third party advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Meeky Storesite complies with relevant laws and codes. We will not be responsible for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material provided by third parties.
12 AVAILABILITY OF THE Meeky Store HYPERMARKET SITE
12.1 Meeky Storeaims to offer a fault-free service. However, if a fault occurs in the service you should report it to the customer services mentioned herein or by email at [email protected] and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.
12.2 Meeky Storesite may occasionally restrict access to the site to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services .
12.3 . Some purchases made on the Meeky Storesite will also be governed by specific product terms – If you are unsure about anything related to purchasing of any product, please contact customer services for further assistance.
- DESCRIPTIONS AND PRICES OF PRODUCTS
13.1 We have taken care to describe and show products as accurately as possible. Despite this, products may vary from their descriptions, product images are for representation purposes only and may vary slightly from the actual product. If there is anything that you do not understand, or if you wish to obtain further information, please contact customer services Descriptions/performances of products stated against each are based on the catalogue and technical literature printed by the manufacturers/agent. Therefore, the write up provided against each product is not that of Meeky Storeand subject to change without prior notice.
13.2 Price may sometimes differ between Meeky Store Stores and Meeky Store; you will be charged the price on the Meeky Storeupon use of this site. We are under no obligation to honour any in-store price or promotion in the event that it differs from those on the Meeky Storesite.
13.3 If, by mistake, we have under-priced a product, we will not be liable to supply that product to you at the stated price, provided that we notify you before we dispatch the product to you. In those circumstances, we will notify the correct price to you so you can decide whether or not you wish to order the product at that price. If you decide not to order the product, we will give you a full refund on any amount already paid for that product in accordance with our refund policy.
13.4The payment may be processed prior to Meeky Storedispatch of the product that you have ordered. If we have to cancel the order after we have processed the payment, the said amount will be reversed back to your credit card account. No cash disbursement shall be made under any condition whatsoever.
13.5 The price of a product does not include the delivery charge, which will depend on the delivery method you choose and will be added during checkout.
14.1 All products advertised are subject to availability or while stocks last (as may be applicable).
14.2 We try to ensure that we always stock the full product range and will let you know if the product is out of stock. If for any reason beyond our reasonable control we are unable to supply a particular product, we will not be liable to you except to ensure that you are not charged for that product.
14.3 In the interests of all our customers, we may place restrictions on bulk buying of some products. Meeky Storereserves the right at our sole discretion, to limit the quantity per person, per household or per order. The said limitations may be applicable to orders placed by the same account, the same credit card and also to orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. Meeky Storewill provide notification to the customer should such limits be applied.
15ACCEPTANCE OF ORDERS
15.1 Your order is an offer to buy from us. We will send you an order acknowledgement email detailing the products you have ordered.
15.2 Nothing that we do or say will amount to any acceptance of your offer until we send you an email notifying you of the order acknowledgment. At this point, a contract will be made between us for you to buy and for us to sell the products that you have ordered from us.
15.3 After the time the contract is made, you cannot amend your order.
15.4 At any point up until the contract is made, we may decline to supply a product to you. If we decline to supply a product to you and you have already paid for it, we will give you a full refund of any amount already paid for that product in accordance with our refund policy.
16.1 Delivery will be made to the address specified when you complete the order. At point of delivery, identity verification of the Consignee by sighting either an original labour card, passport, driving license, Emirates ID, or Free zone ID to support consignee verification, will be required by our courier partners.
16.2 Please note that we do not do international shipping.
16.3 We use a variety of delivery methods, depending on the size of the product you order. Some products are delivered directly by our supplier and the supplier will contact you to arrange delivery.
16.4 Whilst we make considerable effort to deliver all your products within 48 working hours of the date of your order, we shall not be liable if we fail to do so in part or in full due to circumstances beyond our control. We shall contact you to let you know if we are having any problems getting a product to you within that time. Supplier delivered products for areas outside of main city limits that are classed as remote or semi remote may take up to 5 working days dependant on supplier schedules. (Contact Customer Support if further information is required)
16.5 Before ordering online you should check the following:
The item will fit through the doors.
The item will fit the exact space allocated in your house.
There is a clear path between the road and your front door.
If you live in an apartment, the lift is adequate to take delivery in size and weight.
If there are any access difficulties, please inform us in advance, on the day you should ensure that:
There is a clear path to your house.
Your floors are covered to prevent scuffing.
Any delicate objects are put in a safe place.
- CANCELLING YOUR ORDER IF YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND
17.1 If you the customer cancel the order, Meeky Storeshall cancel the order as per your request. However, the online transaction charges will not be refunded. The cost of delivering and re-picking charges will apply if the product has been shipped. Meeky Storewill not be able to cancel orders that have already been shipped. Meeky Storehas the full right to demonstrate whether an order has been shipped or not. The customer agrees not to dispute the decision made by Meeky Storeand accept Meeky Storedecision regarding the cancellation.
17.2 For details of how to cancel your order please visit our returns and refunds page or contact customer support on 600540048.
- FAULTY PRODUCTS
If your products arrive damaged or they are faulty, you may return them and obtain a refund or replacement product. Please visit our returns and refunds for details of how to return them and details of our replacement and refund policy.
- REFUNDS ON Meeky StoreSITE
If you are entitled to a refund, we will refund you according to the following criteria:
19.1 Meeky Storeis unable to procure products: a reasonable time of 7-10 days from the date of authorization must be given.
19.2 Products are not working upon delivery.
19.3 Products are lost in deliveries.
19.4 Product cannot be repaired.
19.5 Refunds for products purchased under a promotional offer will be based on the terms of the promotional price.
19.6 Refund settlement will only be affected once the bank has refunded the money, which is the next billing cycle from the date of application of refund.
19.7 Meeky Storewill refund the delivery charge in full if you return all products of your order at the same time. If you choose to keep some of the products, we may retain the balance of the delivery charge that applies to the products you keep.
19.8 Please keep all items with their complete packaging and inside packaging intact if you intend to refund any items within the conditions set out. No exchange or refund will be considered without it.
19.9 We provide 7 Days money back guarantee if you change your mind, provided that the merchandise is as new, in a re-sellable condition and the consumables (cartridges, blank tapes, CD’s or DVD’s) and accessories (cables, chargers, batteries…) are still sealed, refund can be granted upon approval of Meeky Storewithin 7 days after delivery. (Exceptions apply). However, the normal delivery or supplier delivery charge as well as card transaction charges will be charged back as well as any additional charges incurred by courier collection.
- WARRANTY AND RETURNS POLICY FOR MARKETPLACE THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS / RE-SELLERS – Products which are “Sold by” others on Meeky Store Website.
The return policy and warranty policy are provided on the Meeky Store website separately concerning the product sold by third party sellers or resellers are hereby incorporated into the Seller Terms & Conditions and any reference in the Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted to return policy and Warranty Policy and Seller Terms and conditions. Party shall read the policies given in the Meeky Store website.
- REFUNDS ON Meeky Store HYPERMARKET STORES
The return and exchange policies in Meeky Store stores, the physical shops, fall under the following criteria.
21.1 EXCHANGE/RETURNS POLICY FOR SUPERMARKET DEPARTMENT
Sections in the department:
Beverages – Cold, Juice, Drinks (long life)
Grocery – Food
Grocery – Non-food
Health and Beauty
Chilled and Dairy
21.1.1 Goods returned within seven (7) days will be exchanged for items of the same value, provided that the goods returned have not been used in any way and are not opened with original pos invoice.
21.1.2 If the customer does not want to use the item for whatsoever reasons, carries a receipt and have not been used, then the same could be exchanged or a credit note could be issued if the customer insists.
21.1.3 All product exchanges, product returns, exchange voucher, and credit notes should be approved with the signature of manager on duty, as well as verifying the product matching with serial number (perusable items to be cleared instantly).
21.1.4 If the purchased product is past its expiry date.
21.1.5 If a product is defective (to be verified based on T&Cs printed on warranty invoice stationery), Meeky Store will first try to repair it. If it is not repairable, then the item will be exchanged for the same value.
21.1.6 For the products that cannot be repaired or exchanged, an exchange voucher / credit note will be issued. Respective store management reserves the right to take decisions on refund. Refund is only done upon approval of store management concerned.
21.1.7 If the customer brings products that are found to be spoilt at the time of purchase, or the goods are not of satisfactory quality, the customer service supervisor, with the consent of manager on duty and with the assistance of the section supervisor, can follow the normal procedures of exchange, return and refund.
21.2 EXCLUSION FROM EXCHANGE/RETURN:
21.2.1 Due to hygienic reasons, no exchange, return or refund will be offered on lingerie, cosmetics, perfumes, and personal grooming products, like shavers, trimmers, and epilators.
212.2 For frozen foods, chilled and dairy products on which temperature inconsistencies can happen, we do not provide any exchange, return and refund once sold and taken out from the store (be the case of a purchase made on the same day with the limited time as well temperature).
21.2.3 Products damaged while being used do not qualify for repair, exchange or refund, in reference to physical damage.
21.3 EXCHANGE/RETURNS POLICY – FRESH FOOD DEPARTMENT
Sections in the department:
Fruits and vegetable
In-house kitchen (ready-to-eat food)
21.3.1 As a rule, there is no exchange and return on fresh food items once sold and taken out from the store.
21.3.2 On perishables, there is no exchange and refund. However, if it is spoilt at the time of purchase, an exchange could be provided.
21.3.3 If the customer has purchased a wrong product and is returning the same immediately after the purchase, an exchange note could be considered. An item which is past its expiry date qualifies for exchange.
21.3.5 If the product is not of the quality expected, the same can be returned within the same day of purchase and an exchange note could be issued. Exchange could be considered, as long as it is supported by the original receipt or invoice.
21.3.6 If the customer insists for return, customer service supervisor can always contact the supervisor concerned for further assistance.
21.3.7 Item returned should not be mixed with the normal items and should be disposed immediately.
21.3.8 Exchange voucher, credit note, and refund could be used as a last resort to retain the customer and prevent churn.
21.3.9 All product exchanges, product returns and exchange voucher/credit notes should have the approval and signature of manager on duty.
21.4 EXCHANGE/RETURNS POLICY -DEPARTMENT STORE
A. Sections in the department:
Electronics / Home Appliances
Jeweller, ladies bags and accessories
Toys and sports
Telecom (recharge coupons and SIM cards)
21.4.1 Goods returned within seven (7) days will be exchanged for items of the same value, provided that the goods returned have not been used in any way and is not opened with original pos invoice as well as matching with the serial number (wherever it can be applied).
21.4.2 Goods returned should be in their original condition and packaging. The item(s) are unworn, unwashed, not used, altered, soiled or damaged and in a saleable condition.
21.4.3 Returned product needs to be in a condition deemed fit for resale.
21.4.4 A returned product, which is ordered and invoiced but is not delivered, could be accepted for exchange, return or refund.
21.4.5 For delivered items, if the customer opens the package and discovers an item that is damaged, the product is eligible for exchange, return or refund.
21.4.6 All product exchanges, product returns and exchange voucher / credit notes should be approved with the signature of manager on duty.
21.4.7 If the product does not last a reasonable time or the complaint is notified off at the desk within a reasonable time or is not in a reasonable condition, it could be accepted for exchange, return or refund.
21.4.8 If a wrong product is purchased or is sold by the merchandiser/Meeky Store staff.
21.4.9 Provision of exchange is applicable in case there is a manufacturing defect in the product (for products from textiles/toys/sports/footwear/home furnishing/luggage sections).
21.4.10 If the product is found to be not working properly or having any manufacturing defects (in the case of products from IT /Home appliances/Electronics section), the same need to be sent for repair.
21.4.11 If the item is not repairable, then it will be exchanged for the same value.
21.4.12 For the products that cannot be repaired or exchanged, an exchange voucher / credit note will be issued. Store management reserves the right to take decisions on refund.
21.4.13 Refund is provided only at the approval of store management concerned.
21.4.14 After-sales service is applicable on products like luggage, appliances, electronics, IT and imaging products provided by the authorized service centres of the respective manufacturers based on their warranty terms and conditions.
EXCLUSION FROM EXCHANGE/RETURN:
21.4.15 Service warranty is only valid for mobile phones and mobile phone accessories.
21.4.16 Exchange or return for mobile phones is applicable within the warranty period. If the handset has not been damaged through misuse, it will be sent for repairs.
21.4.17 For issues pertaining to exchange/return of mobile phones and accessories, advice of staff from mobile section or from the after-sales counter is to be taken on a mandatory basis.
21.4.18 It shall be the complete discretion of the store management concerned to issue exchange voucher / credit note and provide refund to be provided to retain the customer. It is again based on the discretion of the concerned management to prevent churn. Refund to be provided only at the approval of store management concerned and should be considered as the last option to solve the customer grievance.
21.4.19 Due to hygienic reasons, no exchange, return or refund on innerwear/underwear, lingerie, swimwear, earnings, body jewellery, perfumes, and personal grooming products like shavers, trimmers, and epilators once used.
21.4.20 Products that are damaged while in use do not qualify for repair, exchange or refund.
21.4.21 No exchange or return will be offered on books, magazines, CDs, office software’s, DVDs once sold and taken out from the store.
21.4.22 Garments, once altered, do not qualify for exchange and refund.
21.5 ISSUING AN EXCHANGE VOUCHER / CREDIT NOTE
21.5.1 A time bound exchange voucher / credit note is issued by Meeky Store to the customer, which is equivalent to the product value as per the original Proof of Purchase.
21.5.2 Goods spoiled or damaged within the warranty period could not be serviced.
21.5.3 When they do not meet the customer’s specifications and the customer insists to get the items returned & is in its Original Packing.
21.6 PROCEDURES FOR ISSUING AN EXCHANGE VOUCHER / CREDIT NOTE
21.6.1 Customer must present the original invoice (bill) at the customer service desk.
21.6.2 In normal return process, an exchange voucher/customer tax credit note can be issued with the consent and approval of the Section Supervisor, Customer Service Manager and the Manager on duty.
Products returned after seven (7) days need special consideration and the General Manager must mandatorily be informed in cases where the customer returns are more than seven (7) days after purchase.
In emergency situations, if the manager on duty is not reachable and the section staff member agrees to take back the item, an exchange voucher / credit note could be issued to the customer concerned after the customer service staff informs the General Manager. The immediate next Duty Manager must verify the exchange deposit and physically verify the product with the Section Supervisor.
It is mandatory to fill the following details on the Customer “Tax Credit Note”:
- Customer Name & Mobile number
- Name and Signature of Section staff/Section Supervisor, Customer Service Manager and Duty Manager.
All approvals must be done on the spot of customer return by verifying the product and should not be done at the end of the day.
This approved Customer Tax Credit Note must be retained at the Customer Service desk always and handed over to the Cash Office at End of Day Operations.
The Accountant present at Cash Office must verify that all Customer Tax Credit Notes received are approved by all three (3) approvers.
21.6.3 Exchange voucher / tax credit note issued once could be redeemed within the validity period mentioned on the same. Exchange voucher / credit note issued may be redeemed in the store which issued the customer.
Customer relations supervisor should select the item from the bill, put a tick on the item to be returned, and scan the barcode of the receipt, or can enter the details from the receipt manually into the POS machine. A sample of the receipt is mentioned on the right side for reference. Details to be entered include Store number, POS number and receipt number. Once entered, the system will retrieve the receipt details and the supervisor needs to select the item that needs to be returned from the receipt. Go to the return option in the POS machine, select, enter the amount correctly and should make sure that the POS machine is showing a negative amount. Scan the exchange deposit code and press total to get the exchange voucher / credit note. Customer relations supervisor should put a tick on the item returned (the same needs to be done on the original receipt as well as on the exchange deposit receipt as well). No refund will be provided on exchange voucher / credit notes once issued.
When signing the exchange voucher / credit note, the customer service supervisor must write the name of the person who approved it.
- PAYMENTS AND CARDS
22.1 Payment for your products will be taken at the time you place your order. Payments are done via Emirates NBD operating on a professional third-party cyber source payment gateway.
22.2 Your credit/debit card details will be encrypted to the highest standard and held on the Cyber source Host payment gateway, secure from hackers.
22.3 When ordering from the Meeky Store, we accept orders only from web browsers that permit communication through Secure Socket Lawyer (SSL) technology, for example a 7.0 version or higher of Internet Explorer, version 3.5 or higher of Firefox, Chrome version 10 or higher and Safari version 5 of higher. This means that you cannot inadvertently place an order through an unsecured connection.
22.4 All customers will be charged in local currency relating to the country of order. If a foreign currency credit card is used, then any differences between approximation in any foreign currency and actual billing price on the customer’s card bill statement is probably attributable to different credit card companies charging different exchange rates.
- FREE GIFTS AND PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS
23.1 Free gifts and promotional products that are given away in conjunction with a purchase may be dipatched to you separately and delivery times may vary.
23.2 If you change your mind and return your product, you must also return any free gift or promotional product associated with the promotion and received by you as a result of that order. We may charge you a reasonable amount for the free gift if you do not return it.
We may update these Terms & Conditions from time to time and any changes will be notified to you via the e-mail address provided by you on registration or via a suitable announcement on the Meeky Storesite. The changes will apply to the use of the Meeky Storesite after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms and Conditions, you should not continue to use the Meeky Storesite (including purchasing any products on the Meeky Storesite). If you continue to use the Meeky Storesite after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Meeky Storesite indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions.
- RIGHT TO SUSPEND OR CLOSE YOUR ACCOUNT
25.1 We may suspend or close your account immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions. You will not be able to order products on the Meeky Storesite if your account is suspended or closed.
- OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU
26.1 The Meeky Storesite is provided by Meeky Store Hypermarket LLC without any warranties or guarantees.
26.2 The Meeky Storesite may provide content from other internet sites or resources and while Meeky Storetries to ensure that material included on the Meeky Storesite is correct, reputable and of high quality, it cannot accept responsibility if this is not the case. Meeky Storewill not be responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information or for any technical problems, you may experience with the Meeky Storesite. If Meeky Storeis informed of any inaccuracies in the material on the Meeky Storesite, we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.
26.3 In particular, we disclaim all liabilities in connection with the following:
- Incompatibility of the Meeky Storesite with any of your equipment, software or telecommunications links; and
- Technical problems including errors or interruptions of the Meeky Storesite.
26.4 If we are in breach of these Terms and Conditions, we will only be responsible for any losses that you suffer as a result to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both of us at the time you order the relevant product or the time you otherwise use the Meeky Store site.
26.5 Because we sell products for personal use only, our responsibility to you shall not include any business losses, such as lost data, lost profits, lost sales or business interruption.
27.1 You may not transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these Terms and Conditions to another business where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
27.2 If you breach these Terms and Conditions and we choose to ignore this, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach these Terms and Conditions.
27.3 Neither party shall be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions, caused by circumstances beyond that party’s control.
27.4 Except as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions, all use of your personal information will be made in accordance with our Privacy and Cookies Policy.
- CUSTOMER SERVICES
If you have any queries about online matters, please contact us online or via telephone: 600 54 00 48 Saturday – Thursday 8.00 AM to 9.00 PM; Friday 2.00 PM to 9.00 PM. For retail concerns, please email us at [email protected].
- STANDARD ECOUPON TERMS & CONDITION
29.1 Using E-Coupons
- In addition to the rest of these Terms and Conditions, this paragraph 25 (the “E-Coupon Terms and Conditions”) applies specifically in addition to the use of electronic coupons issued by Meeky Store(“E-Coupons”).
- E-Coupons can only be used on the Meeky Storesite, subject to these Terms and Conditions and any other specific conditions notified to you on the issue of an E-Coupon. No E-Coupon is redeemable through any website owned or operated by Meeky Store Hypermarkets LLC or through any other Meeky Store outlet (for instance, E-Coupons cannot be used for purchases from the Meeky Store Stores).
- An E-Coupon is redeemed by entering its code at the appropriate point in the online purchase/checkout process. Redemption may be subject to you providing proof of entitlement to use the E-Coupon.
- Your use of an E-Coupon indicates your agreement to be bound by the E-Coupon Terms and Conditions.
- Meeky Storereserves the right to withdraw or cancel an E-Coupon for any reason at any time.
29.2 Distribution of E-Coupons
- E-Coupons are, and remain at all times, the property of Meeky Store
- The right to use an E-Coupon is personal to the original recipient and may not be transferred. No E-Coupon may be copied, reproduced, distributed, or published directly or indirectly in any form or by any means for use by an entity other than the original recipient, or stored in a data retrieval system, without the prior written permission of Meeky Store
- E-Coupons distributed or circulated without the written approval of Meeky Storefor example on an Internet message board, etc. are not valid for use and may be refused or cancelled.
29.3 Permitted usage of E-Coupons
· Unless expressly stated otherwise at the time of issue of the E-Coupon:
· + Each issued E-Coupon will be valid for use by a recipient only once;
· + Only one E-Coupon will be valid for use per customer or household, as the case may be;
· + An E-Coupon may not be used in conjunction with any other special offer or E-Coupon.
· E-Coupons cannot be exchanged for cash or used to purchase gift vouchers.
29.4 Excluded goods and services
- Certain goods or services may be excluded from all E-Coupon offers. From time-to-time other goods or services may be excluded and any such further exclusion will be notified to you along with the E-Coupon or through the Meeky Storesite.
- E-Coupons may be limited to redemption in respect of certain products or services or certain products or services may be excluded from the ambit of use of the E-Coupon, in which case notice will be given to you at the time of issue of the E-Coupon.
- Excluded goods and services will not count towards any qualifying conditions for offers and will not benefit from any promotional discount.
29.5 Minimum spend requirements
- Where the redemption of an E-Coupon is subject to a minimum spending requirement, the redemption is only permitted in respect of the purchase of qualifying products that will be communicated to you at the time of issue of the E-Coupon. Excluded products and supplementary charges, such as delivery shall not count towards a minimum spending requirement.
29.6 Calculation of discount
- Where an online offer states that a percentage discount will be given on a purchase, the cost of the qualifying purchases will be reduced by the stated discount percentage.
- Supplementary charges such as delivery charges shall not be discounted unless specifically stated in the offer description.
29.7 Security and Fraud
- When you use an E-Coupon you warrant to Meeky Storethat you are the duly authorized recipient of the E-Coupon and that you are using it in good faith.
- If we reasonably believe that any E-Coupon is being used unlawfully we may reject or cancel any E-Coupon and you agree that you will have no claim against us in respect of any rejection or cancellation.
- If we refuse an E-Coupon submitted as part of an order, for any reason, we will inform you before the order is dispatched to advise of the correct cost of the order and give you the opportunity to cancel the order.
29.8 Limitation of liability
- Orders submitted with E-Coupons shall be accepted by Meeky Store in the usual way (as set out in paragraph 25 above).
- Meeky Store shall not be liable to any customer for any financial loss arising out of the refusal, cancellation or withdrawal of any E-Coupon or any failure or inability of a customer to use an e-Coupon for any reason.
We reserve the right to vary or terminate the operation of any E-Coupon at any time without notice.
The meekystore.com site is owned and operated by Meeky Store.
Terms and Conditions for Gift Card:
This eGift card is valid for one year from purchase date.
This eGift cannot be cancelled or returned.
This eGift card value can be redeemed for full or partial payment.
Remaining balance cannot be exchanged for cash.
If lost, stolen or damaged, this eGift card cannot be exchanged, replaced or refunded (total/partially).
The remaining balance after the expiry of the eGift card will be void.
Terms and Conditions for Meeky Store Credit:
Meeky Store Credit fund can only be used in Meeky Store Website and Mobile Application.
Meeky Store Credit cannot be cancelled or returned.
Meeky Store Credit card value can be redeemed for full or partial payment.
Meeky Store Credit balance cannot be exchanged for cash or bank transfer.
Meeky Store Credit amount do not expire and we do not assess any service fees for non-use.