RETURN REFUND & EXCHANGE POLICY

1. Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd will accept returns:

While beadedcreations.co.za makes every effort to accommodate its users, consumers and retailers, our Returns Policy has to be one that is both reasonable and in strict accordance with the relevant aspects of the Consumer Protection Act of 2008 (CPA) and its regulations as amended.
Returns can only be done within 7 working days of order. 
The Act permits returns within the first 6 Months in the following circumstances;

Where goods have been incorrectly supplied. An example of this is where a user orders goods and receives goods that are substantially different from what was ordered. Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd will then have the incorrect goods picked up and the correct goods delivered at no charge to the consumer.

Where the goods sold are materially defective. Materially defective means damaged, torn, factory fault or that the goods are beyond repair. Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to inspect the goods once they have been returned before offering the consumer recourse on the matter, which will include

  1. a)     A full refund where the goods are found to be materially defective OR
  2. b)     A credit to the value of the goods
  3. c)     A replacement of the goods

Materially defective here excludes minor scratches, dents, marks or defects which do not affect the usage or enjoyment of the goods.

Beaded Creations offers SIZE CHARTS with every item (which is “Unique” to that one specific item only and must not be regarded as a “General Size Chart”) To ensure our customers order the correct size we to urge you to please ensure that you utilize the size chart provided and compare to your own body measurements to ensure you choose the correct size. All our items are shipped from our international warehouse according to our shipping policy and therefore we only offer refunds and credits and NOT exchanges.

We WILL NOT be held responsible for incorrect sizes ordered and if you ordered the incorrect size and you would like a different size, you will have to place a new order on our online store for the correct size.

All refunds will remain at the discretion of Beaded Creations.

Returns for swimwear/underwear/lingerie and shoes WILL NOT be accepted due to hygienic reasons.

Gift cards, sale, clearance and discounted items are not eligible for a refund.

2. Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd will not accept returns:

The consumer protection act (the “CPA”) specifically excludes “buyer’s remorse” and Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to reject returns that are sought because the consumer has “changed his mind” or no longer wants the item after the purchase has been made.

Where the goods have been damaged due to ordinary wear and tear or worn out in the ordinary course of use.

Where the goods have been purchased from other retailers and not Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd.

Where the goods fall into one of the following categories:

  1. a)     Underwear, sleepwear or lingerie, shoes, swimwear, human hair, toys
  2. b)     Goods that have been personalized or custom made/ Incorrect sizes ordered by consumer / Incorrect Color ordered by consumer.
  3. c)     Goods that have been specifically ordered for the consumer and are NOT in "local" stock.
  4. d)     Goods that may pose a health or safety hazard if returned or reused.
  5. e)     Earrings, including studs, piercings, hair pieces, attachments and other personal body items due to health and safety considerations.
  6. f) Electronic goods, where such goods have been opened, tested or used due to the nature and sensitivity of electronic components.

Where goods have been incorrectly supplied. An example of this is where a user orders goods and receives goods that are substantially different from what was ordered. Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd will then have the incorrect goods picked up and the correct goods delivered at no charge to the consumer.

Where the goods have been willfully damaged or have been damaged by the gross negligence of the consumer or retailer. Where the goods have been damaged by force majeure, or an act of god such as inclement weather, natural disaster, power failure, electrical surges or circumstances outside of Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd.’s control.

Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to hold the consumer liable for delivery charges in the event of one or more of the above circumstances being the reason for return of the goods.

Cash refunds will be processed 7 (seven) to 14 (fourteen) working days from date of refund being accepted and return validated. Refunds shall be made to the banking details from which the order was placed, or to the banking details provided to Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd on signing up or account creation.

Returns are only applicable to customers within South Africa

No free returns are accepted outside of South Africa, ALL returns which are from outside of South Africa are at the consumers costs. Any exchanges are at the consumers cost.

If a customer requests Cash refund and the basket value drops below the Free Shipping or Promotion validation price, Then the customer is liable for any charges deemed by Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd.

If a customer requests store credit and the value of the order drops below the Free Shipping total. We will issue you store credit less the shipping fee that was liable.

If the item sent is not a product purchased at Beaded Creations then the customer is liable for all the transport charges that has and will occur.

Cash refunds that are requested after the 15th of December each year shall only be processed after the 15th of January that succeeding year as the admin accounts of Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd are closed during this period.

3. BEADEDCREATIONS.CO.ZA EXCHANGES:

3.1 Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd reserves the right not to process exchanges for any reason whatsoever, subject to sections 55 and 56 of the Consumer Protection Act of 2008, as amended.

3.2 Goods that are returned to Beaded Creations (Pty) Ltd shall be treated as returned items and a store credit shall be processed to the customer in lieu thereof.

Should a customer purchase goods which qualify for free delivery and subsequently requires an exchange for items less than R400.00, then that customer shall be liable for shipping charges as determined by Beaded Creations.