Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the 53 Degrees North website. We sell our products to you subject to the terms and conditions listed here. Please read them carefully before using the website. By using this website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. These terms and conditions may be revised at any time by us updating the website. Changes to these terms and conditions will be effective immediately after they are updated. We reserve the right to close any, or all, of the website at any time, and to amend or correct any website content, with or without prior notice.

End Of Season Sale
End of Season Sale commences online only on Wednesday 20th August 2014 at 8am and applies to selected Spring/Summer 2014 styles available at www.53degreesnorth.ie/end-of-season-sale. 40-50% off is available on the full Recommended Retail Price (RRP) until stocks last. Sale pricing cannot be applied to transactions made before the sale has commenced.
End of Season Sale commences instore on Thursday 21st August 2014 (when stores open) and applies to selected Spring/Summer 2014 styles. 40-50% off is available on the full Recommended Retail Price (RRP) until stocks last. Members will be invited to enjoy our End of Season Sale pricing in stores (Blanchardstown, Carrickmines and Cork) on Wednesday 20th September 2014 from 6-9pm EAST. The sale will then be open to the general public on Thursday 21st August. Sale pricing cannot be applied to transactions made before the sale has commenced. No cash redemption possible.No refunds will be given on End of Season Sale merchandise. We will however offer an exchange or store credit within 28 days of purchase.
Online Pricing
We continuously run price led discounts on our website. These discounts and promotions vary from month to month. All discounts and promotions are valid online only and do not extend to our stores in Carrickmines, Blanchardstown and Cork. All discounts and promotions exclude the following brands: Regatta, Go Pro, Victorinox, Garmin, Gerber, Jet Boil, Leatherman, Led Lenser, Leki, Nikwax, Pac Safe, Sigg, Suunto and Zippo. All discounts and promotions exclude all equipment, accessories and gadgets. 53 Degrees North retain their right to withdraw any discount or promotion at any time without notice.
Site Changes
Our goal is to keep this website fresh and exciting. We create timely editorial to replace content that becomes out-dated or out-of-season, and move and expand portions of the site. We cannot guarantee that something you may have seen on a previous visit will still feature on our website when you visit again. We reserve the right to make changes to the website without prior notice.
Product Display
We have made every effort to display the products featured as accurately as possible. However, the colours we use, as well as the display and colour capabilities of your particular computer monitor, may greatly affect the colours you actually see on the screen. 53 Degrees North cannot be held responsible for any limitations of your monitor and cannot guarantee that your monitor's display of any colour, texture, or detail of merchandise will be accurate/the same as the actual product.
Product Availability
Many (but not all) of our featured items are also available in stores in limited quantities and because of their limited availability, stock may not be replenished. Please note that not all stock will be available in all of our stores and we recommend that you telephone the relevant store to check availability of the product before making a visit or purchasing online. Typically all items displayed on our site are available for dispatch. If any ordered goods are not readily available to us, we reserve the right to cancel your order. We will refund in full any payment made for such goods. Please note that unitl you receive your "Order Confirmation" e-mail, your order has not been confirmed.
Knives, Kayaks & Gas
Knives may only be sold to persons over 18. Proof of age must be provided before we ship the order. We will not deliver knives to anyone who is, or appears to be, under the age of 18, as applicable. We do not ship Kayaks or Gas. These items can be ordered online but must be collected in-store. By accessing this website you agree to the full terms and conditions covered herein.
Website Errors
We endeavour to present the most recent, most accurate, and most reliable information on our website at all times. However, there may be occasions when some of the information featured may contain incomplete data, typographical errors, or inaccuracies. Any errors are wholly unintentional and we apologise if erroneous information is reflected in merchandise price or item availability. We try to ensure that all pricing and stock availability on the website is accurate, but occasionally an error may occur and goods may be incorrectly priced or featured. If we discover that a pricing error has been made, we reserve the right to suspend your order and contact you to ask whether you wish continue with the order at the correct price. We will not be obliged to supply goods at the incorrect price. We present our content 'as is' and make no claims to its accuracy, either expressed or implied. We reserve the right to amend errors or to update product information at any time without prior notice. We apologise if stock errors occur, we update our stock regularly but unfortunately discrepancies do occur. Typically all items displayed on our site are available for dispatch. If any ordered goods are not readily available to us, we reserve the right to cancel your order. We will refund in full any payment made for such goods. Please note that unitl you receive your "Order Confirmation" e-mail, your order has not been confirmed.
Website Access
Given the unpredictability of technology and the online environment, 53 Degrees North does not warrant that the function or operation of this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses or other harmful elements. Also, your access to the website may also be occasionally suspended or restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to limit the frequency and duration of any such suspension or restriction. As a visitor to, and user of this website, you must assume full responsibility for any costs associated with the servicing of equipment employed in connection with your use of our site. In effect, you agree that your access will be subject to these terms and conditions and that such access is undertaken at your own risk. 53 Degrees North shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind that you may incur from your use of or inability to access this site.
Your Account and Orders
If you use the website, it is your responsibility to ensure the confidentiality of your account and password and that no unauthorised persons have access to them. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Please note that 53 Degrees North has no records or access to any information you supply in your account including account log in details. You should let us know immediately if you believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner. Please ensure that your personal details are up-to-date and inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering. 53 Degrees North reserves the right to refuse access to the website, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at our discretion. If we cancel an order, you will be refunded. Please note when placing orders, we may contact your before dispatching your order. The most common reason for this is because the billing address details provided by the customer do not match the details that the customer's bank has on record for them. Please make sure that that the billing address you provide is the address that the card is registered to. Until this has been cleared up, we will not dispatch your order.
Here at 53 Degrees North we want you to be delighted with every purchase you make. Accordingly, you may inspect the goods as if you were in one of our stores. However, whilst you are deciding whether to retain your purchase, you do have a statutory duty to take reasonable care of our goods. Therefore, please do not damage the goods whilst you inspect them or try them on for size (this also includes the packaging where it forms part of the goods, for example, boxed garments and gift items). You must ensure that you return the original undamaged packaging along with the item's you are unhappy with. Please note for health and safety reasons that all footwear must be returned in a clean and dry condition. We will not accept footwear in any other condition. Please note for safety reasons, climbing equipment may not be returned unless faulty. In the event that you are not satisfied and you wish to return a product, you may do so within 30 days of the dispatch date to any 53 Degrees North store and we will refund you in full via the original payment method used or exchange your item for another size or another item. This includes items in the sale. You can return your items to either store personally or you can post it to: Web Order Returns, 53 Degrees North, Unit 428, Retail Park 3, The Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15, Ireland. Please note that returning goods is the responsibility of the customer (until we receive the goods) and the cost of returning goods must be covered by the customer. Once the refund has been processed, please allow up to 4 days for it to appear in your bank. During Christmas please allow up to 14 working days for refunds to be processed.
Events Beyond Our Reasonable Control
We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause that is beyond our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.
Governing Law & Jurisdiction
These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws in the Republic of Ireland. Nothing in these terms and conditions will be deemed to affect your statutory rights. 'By using this site you are agreeing to these terms and conditions'. You agree, as we do, to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.
Liability Statement
Climbing, mountaineering, hill walking, skiing, snowboarding, surfing and other related activities are potentially hazardous. It is the individual's own responsibility to learn and understand the proper techniques associated with safe participation in these activities and to fully accept and assume all risks, damages, injury or death which may result from the use of the items posted on the 53 Degrees North internet site.
Registered Office
Registered address: 53 Degrees North, Unit 3, The Park, Carrickmines, Dublin 18, Ireland. VAT number IE 4816744K and company registration number is 124426.