Terms and Conditions



Please read the following Terms & Conditions for Shearer Candles. By reading this you accept all Terms & Conditions stated here. If you do not agree then you must not use the website.


We reserve the right to update and amend these Terms & Conditions at any time. When changes are made we will reflect this on the site and endeavour to inform you. It is your responsibility to read the new Terms & Conditions regularly.





Shearer Candles respects your privacy and will treat all information confidentially.





We require certain personal information when you register on our site or when you make a purchase. The data collected can include: Name, Address, Telephone number, Email address, Password and Payment details. We may also ask you general questions about the site in order to improve our service to you. We will not pass on your information to third parties.


By making a purchase on our website, you are not automatically subscribing to our newsletter. Subscription to our newsletter is by opt-in only, thereafter you will receive occassional promotional emails about our products and services. We do not sell or trade email databases with third parties. If you wish to unsubscribe from our email updates, please do so using the links at the bottom of our email campaigns.





We will use your information for the following:


  • To process orders
  • To contact you about Shearer Candles promotions and services (with your consent only)
  • To maintain and improve the content of our website
  • For complaint handling and enquiries





The content on the Shearer Candles website (logos, trademarks, pictures, text and designs) is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. You do not have permission to copy, modify, distribute or reproduce content from the Shearer Candles website.





Once you have placed an order online, you will be sent a confirmation email informing you that your order is being processed. If there are any problems with your order, we will inform you as soon as possible. We reserve the right to refuse an order for any reason. In such circumstances you shall be informed, and a refund (if pre-paid) will be issued accordingly.





Payment can be made via Shopify Payments or Paypal in a secure environment. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Diners Club, Maestro, Bancontact, iDeal, Shop Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay, American Express, PayPal, Amazon Pay and Klarna. If full payment for goods is not received, we reserve the right not to deliver the goods until all transactions are complete.





Our courier service will text and email you with an estimated day and delivery window. If the time is unsuitable then you can change the delivery date, add a safe place, or arrange to collect from a local collection point by clicking the link in the text message or email. If you miss your delivery, the courier will leave a calling card for you to arrange another delivery date without incurring an extra charge.


Deliveries are based on the value of your order. Deliveries outside the UK may incur additional charges such as customs and local taxes for which you are responsible and payable by you. If you are not sure if extra charges apply to you, please contact us. We send parcels bound for Islands offshore (excl Channel Islands) or Scottish Highlands by Royal Mail.

These deliveries will be made between 3-7 working days and will not require a signature. A card will be left if you are not in directing you to reschedule a delivery or pick up from your local collection point. Due to legislation, we are unable to ship liquid products by air.

Liquids refer to Home Sprays and Diffuser Oil products. We will be unable to deliver these products on most overseas orders. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. *Working days include Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm and exclude weekends and bank holidays.





Shearer Candles undergo a product quality check before orders are despatched. However, if you receive damaged goods, you must inform us via info@shearer-candles.com within 3 days of delivery. When contacting us, please include your order reference number, your name and a description and product code of the damaged items.

Photographic evidence of the damaged product(s) is required or credit will be refused. If you wish for a refund for damaged goods, you will be refunded the full amount including the original delivery charges. Do not accept goods with visible damages.





At Shearer Candles, our goal is to make your online shopping experience as enjoyable as possible. That is why, if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we will gladly accept returns up to 28 days from the date of purchase. You must return the goods in the condition that you received them. We shall not accept used products or those sent in an unsuitable condition.


Please contact us if you would like to discuss returning any products by emailing info@shearer-candles.com When contacting us, please include your order reference number, your name and a description and product code of the items you wish to return.


On approval, you will be asked to send back the goods clearly stating your full name and order reference number. Once the goods have been received, the refund will be processed. Depending on your reason for returning you will not be refunded any original delivery charges.


If you are returning an incorrect order or a product which was delivered to you in a damaged or faulty state, we would ask you to follow returns procedures set out above. We will refund you the purchase price, the delivery charge and any parcel carrier costs you incur.


When returning items you are recommended to keep a proof of posting. Proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of delivery. We will not accept responsibility for lost or damaged parcels.





You agree that you are at your own risk when using the Shearer Candles website. We are not liable to any party in contract, tort or negligence for death, personal injury, damage, claim, loss, costs or expenses, specifically for:


  • Any special loss
  • Any loss of revenue, profits, business or contracts
  • Any loss of data
  • Any loss of reputation


Our website may contain links to other sites – we are not responsible for the content on these sites.





We make no warranty or guarantees regarding our products or information provided on our website. In particular we do not guarantee:


  • Burn times - as these may vary in different environments
  • Burning instructions and tips - these are provided for guidance only. It is your responsibility that all candles are used safely. We will not accept responsibility for misuse.





We will endeavour to make our site available 24 hours a day. However, we reserve the right to occasionally restrict access or make our website unavailable without notice. We cannot guarantee that the website will be faultless at all times. In such circumstances we will do our very best to solve the problem as soon as possible.





If you have any complaints about our products or service, please email us on info@shearer-candles.com or write to us:


Customer Service Shearer Candles 23 Robert Street Glasgow G51 3HB


Faulty Products must be reported within 3 days of delivery. When contacting us, please include your order reference number, your name and a description and product code of faulty items. Photographic evidence of the damaged product(s) is required or credit will be refused. All faulty products must be returned to Shearer Candles before credit can be raised.


You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.


Failure by either party to exercise any right or remedy under these Terms and Conditions does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and will have no legal meanings or effects. This Site is owned and operated by Hayes & Finch Ltd t/a Shearer Candles.


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Hayes & Finch Ltd trades as Shearer Candles and is registered at the following address: Hanson Road, Liverpool, L9 7BP. Registered in England No. 00086040