Welcome to The Cords & Co. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website. The following terms and conditions are valid between you and The Cords & Co. AB (Reg. no. 559042-9899) (henceforth: The Cords & Co.; may be referred as “The Cords”, “us” and “we”) and apply to all use of and orders placed on The Cords & Co.’s websites; www.thecords.com, www.thecords.uk, www.global.thecords.com, www.thecords.se, www.thecords.jp, www.thecords.fr, www.thecords.de and www.thecords.eu. It includes all contact with the brand through the website and with our Customer Service.
By placing an order on our website, the purchase is subject to the terms and conditions. The website is intended for sales to consumers only. A binding purchase agreement is concluded when your order has been confirmed by us via an order confirmation, which includes your order number, details of the product you have ordered from us, your payment details and delivery details. It is important that you enter the correct e-mail address when placing your order. We recommend saving this email in order to facilitate any contact with customer service that you may have in the future. The order confirmation (receipt) also serves as a guarantee and proof of purchase.
In order to shop at The Cords & Co. website you must be at least 18 years old.
Please note that we do not guarantee that all products presented on the website are in stock or are available for purchase. The Cords & Co. reserves the right to cease selling a product. We also hold the right to change prices, change incorrect prices on all orders as well as final sales. If a price is incorrect, we may have to cancel the purchase and refund the paid amount. This can be performed at any time.
The Cords & Co (Reg. no. 559042-9899) asks you for certain personal data to provide you with the products or services you request. For example, when you make purchases, contact our consumer services, request to receive communications, create an account, participate in our events or contests, or use our websites. This data may include your name, delivery and billing address, email address, contact numbers and specific purchase details. We will use your personal data for order fulfillment, and therefore, we may share your data with selected suppliers involved in fulfilling your order and delivery process; for example, the processing of payments, distributing emails, maintaining and improve the experience and service of the website.
In addition to data collection, we automatically receive your IP address when you browse our website, in order to transfer information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Why do we collect data?
The Cords & Co AB follows the following principles in order to protect your privacy:
- we do not collect more information than is necessary
- we do not use your data for purposes other than those specified
- we do not keep your data if it is no longer needed or if you want us to delete it
- we only provide your data to select third party clients for the specific purposes listed below;
- Order fulfillment
- More efficient contact with our customer service team
- To Communicate Information about our Products, Services, Events and for Other Promotional Purposes. For example as a newsletter subscriber, we keep your email address to provide you with relevant information. Additionally we do not store any social media personal data, and you are eligible to unsubscribe from our social media flows using the services of the channel. Any data you would like to extract, contact the social media provider
- For web analytics and statistical purposes to improve your customer experience
Who can access your data?
At the Cords we value your privacy and the safety or your data. Your data may be shared within the The Cords & Co for the specific purposes listed above . We will use your personal data for order fulfillment, and therefore, we may share your data with selected suppliers involved in fulfilling your order and delivery process; for example, the processing of payments, distributing emails, maintaining and improve the experience and service of the website.
We will never sell your personal information to any third party.
On what basis are we storing your personal data?
How do we get your consent to use and store your personal data?
The information collected when placing an order is based on legal requirements for order fulfillment. When you provide your personal information by signing up for our newsletters or contacting our customer service team you give your consent for collecting and using this data for that specific reason only.
Your right to withdraw your consent
If the information is incomplete or irrelevant, or if you wish for us to remove your data you may ask to have your information corrected and/or removed. If you wish to do this, please contact our customer service team.
We do our best to make our website as secure as possible. The Cords website secures communications by encrypting all data to and from the website. We co-operate with an authorized payment service provider (PSP), who processes your personal details in accordance with the international security standard PCI DSS, developed by international credit card companies such as VISA, MasterCard and Diners. All transactions will be sent through SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) in encrypted form and all card details and payment information will be protected and processed with a high level of security.
We always describe and display the products as correctly as possible on the website. Please note that due to the color settings of your computer, the colors of the products shown in the pictures on the website can differ somewhat from their actual colors.
Please note that no orders will be sent until full payment is received. In the event that no payment is received after submitting your order, we have the right to automatically cancel your order. Adyen banking services manages all of our banking transactions. The Cords & Co. does not store any credit card numbers.
The following payments are accepted:
We accept card payments by Visa, MasterCard, American Express and several local payment options. Your payment is handled by Adyen with secure encryption and under strict banking standards. Your card details are sent directly to the bank and cannot be read or accessed by anyone other than your bank.
By paying through your Paypal account, you do not need to enter your account information. All you have to do is log in to your Paypal account via our checkout.
The only way to use a promo code for your purchase is to enter it during the checkout process. All campaigns are limited in time. Multiple offers can normally not be combined. A promo code is only valid once per customer and purchase. In case of obvious misuse of offers, we reserve the right to cancel any orders made.
On orders eligible for a gift or discount the value of the gift/discount is considered as a general discount on the total amount of the order. If part of or the entire order is sent back for exchange or refund the value of the returned merchandise is recalculated and the purchase price minus the relative share of the overall discount will be credited.
Promotions and discount codes are only valid on new orders and cannot be applied retrospectively.
Prices and availability
We regularly update the website. While doing so, we try to ensure that all details, descriptions and prices which appear are accurate, but errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of any goods which you have ordered we will inform you of this as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If you cancel and you have already paid for the goods, you will receive a full refund. The prices and delivery costs shown on the website may change from time to time and The Cords & Co. are not bound by the price until we have accepted the order by sending the order confirmation to you. The delivery costs will be added to the order on the checkout page and may differ based on which country to which your order is shipped.
There are no customs or import charges within the EU. Orders to countries outside the EU may be subject to VAT, import duties and/or taxes, which are imposed once your package reaches your country. We ship your package according to Incoterm Delivered Duty Unpaid (DDU), which means we do not collect VAT, duties and/or taxes on orders to countries outside the EU and we cannot predict what your particular charges may be. Please contact your local customs office for more information.
The Cords is not responsible for any changes in currency value or conversion rates that your bank or credit card company may use when charging in your country’s currency.
Stock levels depend on availability and we do our best to ensure that all orders are packed accordingly to the desired quantities and styles. Should any order not be fulfilled by our warehouse upon packing due to products becoming out of stock, we will inform you of this as soon as possible. We will refund you for the missing product and send the rest of your goods.
The Cords & Co. will dispatch approved orders as quickly as possible and in the order in which they are received. We always aim to deliver your order as soon as possible and operate Monday to Friday, but not on public holidays. Delivery normally takes about 2-5 working days from the time you place the order and receive the order confirmation. Once your package is shipped we will send you a shipping confirmation email, so you can keep track of your order. Delivery times are estimates only and may vary depending on high season deliveries or where the order is to be delivered, though the latest within 30 days from order date. The delivery cost will be specified in the order summary before you submit your order. You are asked to inspect delivered items upon delivery and report any deviations found as stated under Returns below.
We offer different shipping methods to meet your needs as further specified when you check out. Most orders are shipped with standard mail. Depending on the intended ship-to location, orders can be subject to other shipping methods and the specific warehouse processing the order may utilize tracking. Applicable orders will have the tracking reference provided in the shipping confirmation email.
The exact shipping fees will be displayed at checkout.
The Cords shall be exonerated from liability for damages and other penalties if the execution of the contract is prevented, hindered or delayed by circumstances beyond our control. Such circumstances shall be deemed to include but not be limited to war, riot, conflicts, fire, flood, storm, accident, fuel or power shortages, transportation shortages, obstacles or interruptions regarding transportation at sea and breakdowns or interruptions of any kind as regards our equipment or facilities, which are deemed necessary for the performance of our agreements' obligations.
If you would like to cancel your order, please contact us immediately. We will do our best to cancel the order before it is shipped but in cases where the order has been dispatched you are required to receive the order and return the products.
Exchange and returns
You have the right to return or exchange your purchase within a period of 30 calendar days after the day you receive the products. (Products in the deal section can only be returned or exchanged within 14 days of purchase date) The Cords offer a free return service and will pay the delivery cost for returning the products worldwide in accordance with your right of return and exchange. Your returns shipping label is included in the parcel with your order. For your convenience, both exchanges and returns can be made in all of our flagship stores. When you have the intention to return or exchange your purchase, please do so as soon as reasonably possible but no later than 14 days after sending us your notice.
For your return to be accepted, the product and its original packaging must be returned in the same condition in which they were received: undamaged, unused and sealed. All labels and tags must be intact. For hygiene reasons, underwear cannot be returned.
If you wish to return or exchange your order, we ask you to contact our customer service team and notify them of your return. Please provide them with the following information:
- Order number
- Tracking number on return shipping label
- Which product you wish to return
- Reason for your return
This will help us to process your return and your refund quicker. Products can be exchanged for a different size and/or color. All exchanges are based on stock availability. If you wish to exchange a product, we will pay the shipping costs for the exchange order. Simply return your order and place a new order for the product you wish to exchange to. As soon as your return has been received, we will process your refund. Your return shipping label is included in the parcel with your order.
How to make your return, step-by-step:
- Notify our customer service team with your order number, tracking number on the return shipping label, the products you wish to return and the reason for your return.
- Pack the cords in the same box as you received them and cover the original shipping label with the prepaid return label. Enter the requested information and a return order number, provided by customer service, on the return shipping label.
- Ship the parcel from your nearest post office.
- We will notify you via email when we have received your return and processed your refund.
The Cords & Co. will refund you the amount for the returned product as soon as possible. When we have received and approved your return we will process the refund in our system. You can expect the money to show on your account within 3-5 business days after the refund is made.
Additional duties and/or taxes will not be refunded. Neither will shipping costs, as mentioned above. The refund is made using the same payment method used at point of purchase. If you wish to return the products to one of our flagship stores, the amount will be directly refunded to your credit card.
If you receive defective products, please notify us immediately. According to the Swedish Consumer Act (1990: 932) (or local equivalents) you are entitled to complain about defective products within three years. However, you must always notify The Cords within a reasonable time after you have detected that the products are defective. You must report this to us and send the products back. If we consider the products to be defective, we will send you a replacement product or you can cancel the shipping of the replaced product and receive a full refund.
The same applies in the event that you identify that a product has been damaged during transportation or if there are other inaccuracies in the delivery, e.g. faulty product or that the number of products delivered is not consistent with your order.
If you fail to collect your products upon delivery, we reserve the right to debit a charge from you, to cover the cost for return freight and administration.
The warranty covers only original manufacturing errors. Defects that occur after a change in the product's function and appearance are not covered. Your order confirmation is valid as a guarantee. To use the warranty, please contact us via e-mail. In the e-mail, you need to specify your name, address, order number and a detailed description of the issue.
The Cords & Co. reserves the right to cancel any order if fraud or similar activity, such as unauthorized use of another person’s credit card, is suspected. All fraud attempts will be reported to the authorities.
User Generated Content
The Cords website may include user-generated content from different social medias. We do not claim any ownership in rights for such content (images, photos and videos etc.) and therefor take no legal responsibility for it. In case you suspect any violation of copyright or are offended by such content, please contact our customer service.
Intellectual Property Rights
Copyright of the documents provided on this website (including, without limitation, the trademarks of The Cords & Co., graphics, text, photos, designs, logos, icons, images, data and software) are owned, controlled or licensed by The Cords & Co. You, as a user of the website, are authorized to use this material for personal purpose only. You may download or copy the content and other downloadable materials displayed on the website for your personal, non-commercial use. However, you may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the content provided on the website according to Intellectual Property Law.
Our website may contain links to other websites outside our control as an e-commerce store owner. We cannot be held liable for the content or privacy policies of such sites.
On this website, cookies are used to keep track of your shopping cart, settings, and pages you've visited to give you a better customer experience and support.
- What are cookies?
Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your device’s hard drive when you visit websites. There are two types of cookies;
- Permanent cookies that remain on the visitor’s computer for a certain amount of time.
- Session cookies that are temporarily stored on in the computer's memory. Session cookies are erased when the visitor closes the web browser.
When creating an account with us, you will be asked to choose a password with which you can log in, view your order history and track your order. The saved address information helps to speed up the checkout process. Other benefits of having a personal account are that you receive news and exclusive offers, special prices and new product announcements.
If you would like to delete an account you can also contact our customer service and we will assist you.
We are here to help you! If you have questions, complaints or any concerns regarding your online order or the website you can always email our customer service.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by Swedish laws and regulations. Any disputes arising under these Terms and Conditions will be exclusively referred to the district court of Stockholm, as the court of first instance. If any local mandatory consumer law provisions are applicable, The Cords & Co. will consider such provisions and make country specific adjustments.
The Cords & Co. AB
- Address: The Cords & CO c/o A House - Östermalmsgatan 26A - 11426 Stockholm
- E-post address: email@example.com
- Vat registration number: SE559042989901