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Terms and Conditions


This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Web Site or Purchaser and Pearce Hydraulics Ltd, the owner(s) of this Web Site. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Web Site. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should stop using the Web Site immediately.

No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance. The Purchaser’s order constitutes a contractual offer and our acceptance of that offer is deemed to occur upon our sending a dispatch email to the Purchaser indicating that the order has been fulfilled and has been dispatched.


1.            Definitions and Interpretation

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings: 



means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Paid Content and / or any communications System on the Web Site;



means any third party responsible for transporting purchased Goods from our Premises to customers;



means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;



means any products that Pearce Hydraulics Ltd advertises and / or makes available for sale through this Web Site;


“Pearce Hydraulics Ltd”

means Pearce Hydraulics Ltd, 140 Bell Hill Road, St.George , Bristol BS5 7NF;



means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Pearce Hydraulics  Ltd makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;


“Payment Information”

means any details required for the purchase of Goods from this Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, credit / debit card numbers, bank account numbers and sort codes;



means any person or business that buys Goods/services from Pearce Hydraulics Ltd from this Web Site;


“Purchase Information”

means collectively any orders, invoices, dispatch notes, receipts or similar that may be in hard copy or electronic form;



Means our place(s) of business located at Pearce Hydraulics Ltd, 140 Bell Hill Road, St.George, Bristol BS5 7NF



means any online communications infrastructure that Pearce Hydrualics Ltd makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;


“User” / “Users”

means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Pearce Hydraulics Ltd and acting in the course of their employment.


“Web Site”

means the website that you are currently using any sub-domains of this site (e.g.  unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.


2.            International Customers

If Goods are being ordered from outside Pearce Hydraulics  Ltd’s country of residence, import duties and taxes may be incurred once the Goods reach their destination. Pearce Hydrualics Ltd is not responsible for these charges and we undertake to make no calculations or estimates in this regard. If a Purchaser buying internationally, they are advised to contact their local customs authorities for further details on costs and procedures. The Purchaser of the Goods will also be the importer of record and as such should ensure that the purchase is in full compliance with the laws of the country into which the Goods are being imported. Please be aware that Goods may be inspected on arrival at port for customs purposes and Pearce Hydraulics  Ltd gives no guarantee that the packaging of the Goods will be free of signs of tampering.


3.            Intellectual Property

3.1          Subject to the exceptions in Clause 5 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Web Site, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Pearce Hydraulics Ltd, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Web Site you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.

3.2          Subject to Clause 5 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Web Site unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by Pearce Hydraulics Ltd.


4.            Third Party Intellectual Property

4.1          Unless otherwise expressly indicated, all Intellectual Property rights including, but not limited to, Copyright and Trademarks, in product images and descriptions belong to the manufacturers or distributors of such products as may be applicable.

4.2          Subject to Clause 5 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use such material unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by the relevant manufacturer or supplier.


5.            Fair Use of Intellectual Property

Material from the Web Site may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.


6.            Links to Other Web Sites

This Web Site may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Pearce Hydraulics Ltd or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such web sites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Web Site does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.


7.            Use of Communications Facilities

7.1          When using the enquiry form or any other System on the Web Site you should do so in accordance with the following rules:

7.1.1     obscene or vulgar language must not be used;

7.1.2     Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable must not be submitted. This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;

7.1.3     Content that is intended to promote or incite violence must not be submitted;

7.1.4     it is advised that submissions are made using the English language as we may be unable to respond to enquiries submitted in any other languages;

7.1.5     the means by which Users identify themselves must not violate these terms of use or any applicable laws;

7.1.6     Users must not impersonate other people, particularly employees and representatives of Pearce Hydraulics Ltd or our affiliates; and

7.1.7     our System must not be used for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or “junk mail”.

7.2          You acknowledge that Pearce Hydrualics Ltd reserves the right to monitor any and all communications made to us or using our System.


8.         Accounts

8.1       In order to purchase Goods on this Web Site Users you may be required to create an Account which will contain certain personal details and Payment Information which may vary based upon a User’s use of the Web Site as we may not require payment information until a purchase is to be made. By continuing to use this Web Site you represent and warrant that:

8.1.1   all information you submit is accurate and truthful;

8.1.2   if you are buying on behalf of your employers, you have the authority to submit Payment Information where any such authority is required; and

8.1.3   you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.

Your creation of an Account is further affirmation of your representation and warranty.

8.2       It is recommended that you do not share your Account details, particularly your username and password. Pearce Hydraulics Ltd accepts no liability for any losses or damages incurred as a result of your Account details being shared by you. If you use a shared computer, it is recommended that you do not save your Account details in your internet browser.

8.3       If you have reason to believe that your Account details have been obtained by another without consent, you should contact Pearce Hydraulics Ltd immediately to suspend your Account and cancel any unauthorised purchases that may be pending. Please be aware that purchases can only be cancelled until they are dispatched. In the event that an unauthorised purchase is dispatched prior to your notifying us of the unauthorised nature of the purchase, Pearce Hydraulics  Ltd accepts no liability or responsibility and you should make contact with the Carrier detailed in the Purchase Information.


9.         Termination and Cancellation

9.1       Either Pearce Hydraulics Ltd or a User may terminate an Account. If Pearce Hydraulics Ltd terminates your Account, you will be notified by email and an explanation for the termination will be provided. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to terminate without giving reasons.

9.2       If Pearce Hydraulics Ltd terminates an Account, any current or pending purchases on your Account will be cancelled and will not be dispatched.

9.3       Pearce Hydraulics  Ltd reserves the right to cancel purchases without stating reasons, for any reason prior to processing payment and dispatch.


10.         Payment

10.1       Any and all invoices are due for payment on the date shown on the invoice, unless alternative arrangements have been agreed between the Purchaser and Pearce Hydrualics Ltd.


11.         Goods, Pricing and Availability

11.1       Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all pictorial representations and descriptions of Goods available from Pearce Hydraulics Ltd correspond to the actual Goods, Pearce Hydraulics Ltd is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions. This does not exclude our liability for mistakes due to negligence on our part and refers only to variations of the correct Goods, not different Goods altogether. Please refer to Clause 14.1 for incorrect Goods.

11.2       Where appropriate, you may be required to select the required [size] [model] [colour] [number] [other features] of the Goods that you are purchasing.

11.3       Pearce Hydraulics  Ltd does not represent or warrant that such Goods will be available. Stock indications are not provided on the Web Site.

11.4       All pricing information on the Web Site is correct at the time of going online. Pearce Hydraulics Ltd reserves the right to change prices and alter or remove any special offers from time to time and as necessary. All pricing information is reviewed and updated every 21 days.

11.5       In the event that prices are changed during the period between an order being placed for Goods and Pearce Hydraulics Ltd processing that order and taking payment, you will be contacted prior to your order being processed with details of the new price;


12.         Property, Risk and Account of Profits

12.1       Title in Goods will not pass to the Purchaser until the full purchase price for those Goods has been received by Pearce Hydraulics Ltd. Title remains with Pearce Hydraulics Ltd until payment is complete.

12.2       If the Purchaser sells the Goods on to its own customers in any form, either as purchased from Pearce Hydraulics Ltd or forming a component part of a larger Good, and any amount of the purchase price payable to Pearce Hydraulics Ltd remains outstanding, the Purchaser must account to Pearce Hydraulics Ltd for the proceeds of such a sale. The Purchaser is then required to hold such proceeds on trust for Pearce Hydraulics Ltd until payment has been received in full by Pearce Hydraulics Ltd.

12.3       Pearce Hydraulics Ltd reserves the right to trace all proceeds once the payment date has passed, if any sums remain outstanding, Pearce Hydraulics Ltd has the right to enter the Purchaser’s premises and remove any Goods which, by virtue of Clause 12.1, remain the property of Pearce Hydraulics Ltd.


13.         Delivery/Shipping Costs

13.1       Pearce Hydraulics Ltd will notify you by way of email when your goods are to be dispatched to you. The message will contain details of estimated delivery times in addition to any reasons for a delay in the delivery of the Goods purchased by you.  Items held in stock will generally be despatched within 1 working day.  Items not held in stock will generally be despatched within 5 working days.  Where this is not possible the purchaser shall be notified of the extended delivery time.

13.2       If Pearce Hydraulics Ltd receives no communication from you, within 7 days of delivery, regarding any problems with the Goods, you are deemed to have received the Goods in full working order and with no problems.

13.3         Shipping costs shall be calculated on an individual basis and the purchaser shall be notified via invoice or email the cost of delivery prior to processing order.


14.         Returns Policy

Pearce Hydraulics Ltd aims to always provide high quality Goods that are fault free and undamaged. On occasion however, goods may need to be returned. Returns are governed by these Terms and Conditions.

14.1       If the Purchaser receives Goods which do not match those ordered, unless accompanied by an explanatory note detailing the changes, stating reasons for the changes and setting out your options, the Purchaser should contact us within 10 days to arrange collection and return. Pearce Hydraulics Ltd is not responsible for paying return shipment costs. The Purchaser shall return the goods in question to Pearce Hydraulics Ltd in their original condition and packaging and  the purchaser shall be responsible for return shipment costs to Pearce Hydraulics Ltd.   The Purchaser will be given the option to have the Goods replaced with those ordered (if available) or to be refunded through the payment method used when the Goods were purchased. Refunds and replacements will be issued upon our receipt of the returned Goods.

14.2       If any Goods purchased have faults when they are delivered, the Purchaser should contact Pearce Hydraulics Ltd within 28 days to arrange collection and return. Pearce Hydraulics Ltd is not responsible for paying shipment costs. Goods must be returned in their original condition with all packaging and documentation. Upon receipt of the returned Goods, the price of the Goods, as paid, will be refunded through the payment method used when the Goods were purchased.

14.3       If any Goods develop faults within their warranty period, the Purchaser is entitled to a repair or replacement under the terms of that warranty.  Reconditioned equipment is subject to a shorter warranty period which will be made clear via email at time of purchase.

14.4       If Goods are damaged in transit and the damage is apparent on delivery, the Purchaser should sign the delivery note to the effect that the goods have been damaged. In any event, such damage should be reported to Pearce Hydraulics  Ltd within 10 days and arrange collection and return. Pearce Hydraulics Ltd is not responsible for paying return shipment costs. Upon receipt of the returned Goods, the price of the Goods, as paid, will be refunded through the payment method used when the Goods were purchased.

14.5       If the Purchaser wishes to return Goods to Pearce Hydraulics Ltd for any of the above reasons, please contact us using the details at to make the appropriate arrangements.

14.6       Pearce Hydraulics Ltd reserves the right to exercise discretion with respect to any returns under these Terms and Conditions. Factors which may be taken into account in the exercise of this discretion include, but are not limited to:

14.7.1   Any use or enjoyment that you may have already had out of the Goods;

14.7.2   Any characteristics of the Goods which may cause them to deteriorate or expire rapidly;

14.7.3   The fact that the Goods consist of audio or video recordings or computer software and that the packaging has been opened;

14.7.4   Any discounts that may have formed part of the purchase price of the Goods to reflect any lack of quality made known to the Customer at the time of purchase.

Such discretion to be exercised only within the confines of the law.

14.8         Goods and services that have been made to the purchasers own specification may not be returned to Pearce Hydraulics Ltd unless the goods/services are proved to be faulty and then may returned under the conditions set out above.


15.         Privacy

Use of the Web Site is also governed by our privacy policy which is incorporated into these terms and conditions. To find out more about our privacy policy see section titled privacy policy.


16.         Disclaimers

16.1      Pearce Hydraulics Ltd makes no warranty or representation that the Web Site will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Services.

16.2       No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Web Site should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

16.3       No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.

16.4         Pearce Hydraulics shall not be held responsible for any injuries/deaths or any damage caused to the purchaser and or a third party by mis-use or alteration of any equipment and services sold via this web site.


17.         Changes to the Service and these Terms and Conditions

Pearce Hydraulics Ltd reserves the right to change the Web Site, its Content or these Terms and Conditions at any time. Users and Purchasers will be bound by any changes to the Terms and Conditions from the first time the Web Site is used by them following the changes. If Pearce Hydraulics Ltd is required to make any changes to Terms and Conditions relating to sale of Goods by law, these changes will apply automatically to any orders currently pending in addition to any orders placed by Purchasers in the future.


18.         Availability of the Web Site

The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.

Pearce Hydraulics Ltd accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Web Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.


19.         Limitation of Liability

19.1       To the maximum extent permitted by law, Pearce Hydraulics Ltd accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Web Site and or Goods/services supplied through this website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Web Site and its Content at their own risk.


20.           Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Pearce Hydraulics Ltd, its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents and affiliates, from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from, without limitation your use of the Pearce Hydraulics Ltd services, your breach of terms of service, your infringement of any intellectuual property right or any other right of any person or entity, or your breach of duty of confidence or privacy, or any defamatory statements made by you in any form.


21.         No Waiver

In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.


22.         Previous Terms and Conditions

In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.


23.           Privacy Policy

Pearce Hydraulics ltd do not disclose buyers information to third parties other than when order details are processed as part of the order fulfilment.  In this case the third party will not disclose any of the details to any other third party.


24.         Notices

All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.


25.         Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and Pearce Hydraulics Ltd shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and Pearce Hydraulics Ltd and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

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