Terms & Conditions
In these Terms & Conditions: “POC” refers to Pro Oven Cleaning, our trading name.”Customer” is the individual or organisation who makes a booking with POC”Booking” means the agreement to use one of our services on one particular occasion, either verbally or in writing.”Oven Cleaning” describes any oven cleaning service provided by POC, including single, double, range or AGA oven cleaning, microwave and combination oven cleaning, hob and extractor fan cleaning.”Appliance” refers to any electric, gas or oil-powered single, double, range or AGA oven, microwave and combination oven, hob and extractor fan.
2. BOOKINGSAll bookings for oven cleaning are made on these Terms & Conditions only to the exclusion of any other Terms & Conditions, whether written or oral. No alternative to the Terms & Conditions is valid unless contained in a letter signed on behalf of POC by an authorised signatory.
3. PRICING & PAYMENT TERMS
3a. Price Changes and VATAll prices are subject to change. VAT is not added to the price POC quotes the customer. We are not VAT registered and therefore do not charge VAT. Prices are quoted on the information given by the customer at the time of the booking and can change if, on arrival with the customer, the service is different from the one discussed.
3b. Payment methodOven cleaning customers may pay by Sterling cash, cheque or BACS credit payment; customers making payment by BACS should complete the transaction on the day of your clean, unless previously agreed otherwise.
4. CANCELLATION, RESCHEDULING AND THE NON DELIVERY OF SERVICES
4a. Customer CancellationWhere a booking is cancelled and not rescheduled within 48 hours of the appointment time, there is a fee payable of 50% of the booked work value. Where a booking is cancelled and not rescheduled within 36 hours of the appointment time, there is a fee payable of 75% of the booked work value. Where a booking is cancelled and not rescheduled within 24 hours of the appointment time, there is a fee payable of 100% of the booked work value.
4b. Customer Non-Attendance Where a customer has agreed to a booking with POC and fails to be in attendance, or fails to provide access to the property, POC will only wait 15 minutes within the agreed the booking time slot, unless the customer has contacted POC prior to the booking to advise of any delay. Where a customer fails to attend the agreed booking, there is a fee payable of 100% of the booked work value.
4c. Customer ReschedulingWhere a booking is rescheduled and we have received at least 48 hours’ notice, there is no fee payable. Where a booking is rescheduled within 36 hours of the appointment time, there is a fee payable of 25% of the booked work value.Where a booking is rescheduled within 24 hours of the appointment time, there is a fee payable of 50% of the booked work value.
4d. Non-Attendance POC will not be liable for any delay to or cancellation of the booking caused by circumstances beyond our control (including but not limited to fire, flood, strike, exceptional traffic circumstances, lack of adequate power or breakage or failure of machinery or apparatus). In such circumstances POC will use its best endeavours to arrange an alternative booking suitable to both parties for the performance of its services. Where POC fails to carry out an agreed service due to circumstances within our control, our liability shall be limited to providing the agreed service at no additional charge at a mutually convenient alternative time and in no event shall POC be liable for any other losses including loss of profit or consequential loss.
4e. Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000Where a booking constitutes a distance contract pursuant to the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, you will have the right to cancel the contract within 7 days of the formation of the contract, but you will not have the right to cancel the contract where the performance of the oven clean has commenced.
4f. Failure to pay Cancellation, Rescheduling or Non-Attendance FeesAny fee should be paid to POC within 7 days via payment details provided. Failure to make payment will result in interest being charged at 3% above the prevailing base rate of the Bank of England, and your information being passed on to a Third Party debt collection agency that has the right to add an extra fee to cover their costs.
5. WORKING CONDITIONS
In order to protect POC staff, they are instructed not to enter an environment they consider to be unsafe, dangerous to health, or inoperable for any reason, but are instructed to withdraw from the premises and to report the problem to the customer. In this event, the customer will be charged 100% of the booked work value. If the oven clean is rescheduled (after the environment has been rendered safe), the customer will be charged a fee equivalent to 50% of the cost of the booked work value. Any and all, electric, gas or oil supply must be in full working order and the appliance must be in fully working condition to allow us to clean. POC staff will also require a hot and cold water supply to allow us to complete the oven clean. Failure in POC staff not being able to complete the clean due to any of these factors may result in a fee.
6. USE OF CUSTOMERS’ EQUIPMENT
POC staff are strictly instructed not to use any of your personal equipment while in your home. POC staff will ask to use to your water supply to complete the oven clean. If you agree to permit staff members to use any of your personal equipment or telephone, POC will not be liable for any costs that occur.
7a. Key HoldingPOC undertakes to provide absolute security for your keys at all times. In the unlikely event of any keys being lost by POC, we will make appropriate arrangements as soon as reasonably possible.
7b. Liability for death or personal injury Nothing in this contract shall limit or exclude POC liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence.
In the event of you being dissatisfied with the service you have received from POC, you should contact the POC team within 48 hours. POC will endeavour to ensure that all your concerns and complaints are resolved quickly and amicably with us. POC will not be liable for any additional costs that may be imposed by a third party.
9a. Damage to or Loss of Property In the event of damage or loss as a result of negligence, the liability of POC shall be limited (at POC discretion) to repair or the replacement cost of the item, taking into account its age and condition. POC shall not in any event be liable for any loss of profit or consequential loss.
9b. Claiming CompensationAny claim for compensation must be notified to POC as soon as possible and in any event within 4 days of the damage occurring.
10. USE OF CUSTOMER DATA (GDPR)
POC will not sell or otherwise share customer data with any third party save where required for audit and taxation purposes. The information you give will be held and used by POC to perform the business for which we are registered. This may include sending you periodic reclean reminder notices, or details of POC services that may be of interest to you. If you wish NOT to be contacted about offers please contact POC and we will take you off our mailing list.
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