FAQ’s

Delivery FAQ’s:-

What delivery options do you offer and how much do they cost?

Our standard UK delivery is £4.95 and Special UK Delivery is £7.95. We also offer Free Standard Delivery on any UK orders over £35. All orders are sent via a trackable method, mainly by Royal Mail.

How long will it take for my order to arrive?

All orders will be dispatched within 1 working day.  Orders usually arrive within a maximum of 2-5 working days from confirmation of dispatch.

You will receive a tracking number for your order when it has been dispatched.

Please allow 5 working days for delivery from the date you receive your order dispatch confirmation email, if your order still hasn’t been received and your are unable to track it please contact us & we will endeavour to track down your parcel.

Can I specify a different delivery address to my billing address?

You are able to amend the delivery address during checkout to an alternative address. i.e work address.

My order is a gift; can I get it sent directly to the recipient?

You are able to amend the delivery address during checkout. When a delivery address and billing address differ, the invoice will not be included in the parcel.

What happens if I am not home when my order is delivered?

Royal Mail will leave a card through your door to advise of the delivery attempt and where the parcel has been taken. You will be able to collect your order from your local sorting office or arrange to have it redelivered. This should be arranged with Royal Mail directly.

Returns FAQ’s:-

I wish to return an item, what is your policy?

We offer a no-quibble 30 days returns policy. Please email us to request a Returns Authorisation Code to include with your return. Items must be returned to us unused, as received and in a re-saleable condition, with the original tags & packaging attached.

Returns, unless defective, damaged or not as specified on your order confirmation, are returned at your own expense, therefore for your own protection we recommend that you return any items via a trackable delivery service and to obtain a proof of postage. Proof of postage alone is not proof of receipt.

We aim to issue a refund within 2 working days of receiving a return and we will send you an email to confirm when the refund has been issued.

Under the Consumer Rights Directive (CRD), you are entitled to return an order for a full refund, including the original delivery charge of £4.95 – providing you are returning your entire order and you have informed us in writing within 14 working days of receiving it. Please note, we do not cover return postage. Return postage via an appropriate service as stated above is the responsibility of the buyer. If you made the original order using a special delivery service, we’ll refund the standard delivery charge of £4.95 only.

My Order has arrived damaged or the item received is not what I ordered?

In the unlikely event that your order has been received faulty, damaged or not as ordered we will arrange with you to have the item returned or disposed of.  If a replacement item is required this will be sent out free of any delivery charge. If an item has arrived damaged please do not dispose of it before contacting us. We will not be able to issue a refund or send out a replacement without photographic evidence of the damaged item.

I would like to return an item for something else?

The replacement item will be sent out to you free of any delivery charges once the original item has been sent back. If the value of the new item is less than that of the one that is being returned we will refund the difference back to the original payment method. If the value is greater, additional payment will be required before the item can be sent out. If you would like to make an exchange please email us at info@papercotton.co.uk.

Am I able to cancel or amend an order once I’ve placed it?

We really hope you won’t want to cancel your order with us but in the unlikely event that you do, please email us at info@papercotton.co.uk. If your order hasn’t yet been dispatched we will be able to cancel it for you, if it has already left you will need to arrange for the item to be returned at your cost in line with our Returns Policy.

Security FAQ’s:-

Is it safe to shop online at Paper Cotton?

Security is our biggest priority and for your peace of mind we have taken every possible precaution to protect your personal information. We use the latest technology (which is the industry standard security protocol) to protect your credit card details. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology encrypts all of your personal information into bits of code that are then securely transmitted over the Internet.

When you’ve finished shopping and are ready to checkout you will move into the secure section of our site. Once you begin the checkout process, the URL will change from “http://www.papercotton.co.uk” to “https://www.papercotton.co.uk” letting you know you are in the secure section. You will remain in this secure section for the entire checkout process.

Miscellaneous FAQ’s:-

What methods of payment do you accept?

We use Paypal as our payment method.

I have signed up to your newsletter; will you pass my details onto other companies?

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to any third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law.

Cookies FAQ’s:-

What are Cookies & why are they used?

Like most sites, here at papercotton.co.uk we also use cookies. Cookies are very small files that are downloaded to your computer or other device when you visit websites.  These files help us streamline your online shopping experience by remembering your preferences; like what you have in your shopping basket or any recently viewed items. They also help us gather information to improve and enhance your journey around our site.

Our cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name, address or any payment details and they will not harm your computer in anyway.

If you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete our cookies then you can do so at any time by simply amending the preferences/settings for your specific browser. However to place an order online with us we do need these cookies enabled and if they have been blocked then you will only be able to browse the site, you will not be able to log-in or place an order.

Detailed information on the types of specific cookies used on the site can be found on our Cookie Policy Page.

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