Processing Time, Shipping Policy and Turn Around Time (TAT)
Family First Designs ("we" and "us") is the operator of (https://www.FamilyFirstDesigns.Biz) ("Website"). By placing an order through this Website you will be agreeing to the terms below. These are provided to ensure both parties are aware of and agree upon this arrangement to mutually protect and set expectations on our service.
Subject to stock availability. We try to maintain accurate stock counts on our website but from time-to-time there may be a stock discrepancy and we will not be able to fulfill all your items at time of purchase. In this instance, we will fulfill the available products to you, and contact you about whether you would prefer to await restocking of the backordered item(s) or if you would prefer for us to process a refund.
- Shipping Costs
Shipping costs are calculated during checkout based on weight, dimensions and destination of the items in the order. Payment for shipping will be collected with the purchase.
This price will be the final price for shipping cost to the customer.
- Returns & Exchanges
3.1 Return Due To Change Of Mind
We will happily accept returns due to damaged products as long as a request to return is received by us within 5 days of receipt of item and are returned to us in original packaging.
Once returns are received and accepted, refunds can be processed as store credit for a future purchase, item can be remade or customer can receive a refund if damage/error is found. We will notify you once this has been completed through email. If no damage/error is found Family First Designs will not refund the value of the goods returned and will NOT refund the value of any shipping paid. No Returns accepted due to change of mind.
- Delivery Terms
4.1 Transit Time Domestically
In general, domestic shipments are in transit for 2 - 7 days
4.2 Transit time Internationally
Generally, orders shipped internationally are in transit for 4 - 22 days. This varies greatly depending on the courier you have selected. We can offer a more specific estimate when you are choosing your courier at checkout.
4.3 Dispatch Time/Turn Around Time (TAT)
Orders are usually dispatched within 3-5 business days of payment of order unless otherwise specified depending on our order volume.
Our warehouse operates on Monday - Friday during standard business hours, except on national holidays at which time the warehouse will be closed. In these instances, we take steps to ensure shipment delays will be kept to a minimum.
4.4 Change Of Delivery Address
For change of delivery address requests, we can change the address at any time before the order has been dispatched.
4.5 P.O. Box Shipping
Family First Designs will ship to P.O. box addresses using postal services only. We are unable to offer couriers services to these locations.
4.6 Military Address Shipping
We can ship to military addresses using USPS. We are unable to offer this service using courier services.
4.7 Items Out Of Stock
If an item is out of stock, we will wait for the item to be available before dispatching your order. Existing items in the order will be reserved while we await this item. We will notify you via email.
4.8 Delivery Time Exceeded
If delivery time has exceeded the expected time, please contact us so that we can investigate.
- Tracking Notifications
Upon dispatch, customers will receive a tracking link from which they will be able to follow the progress of their shipment based on the latest updates made available by the shipping provider.
- Parcels Damaged In Transit
If you find a parcel is damaged in-transit, if possible, please reject the parcel from the courier and get in touch with our customer service. If the parcel has been delivered without you being present, please contact customer service with next steps.
- Duties & Taxes
7.1 Sales Tax
Sales tax has already been applied to the price of the goods as displayed on the website if applicable.
7.2 Import Duties & Taxes
Import duties and taxes for international shipments may be liable to be paid upon arrival in destination country. This varies by country, and Family First Designs encourages you to be aware of these potential costs before placing an order with us.
If you refuse to pay duties and taxes upon arrival at your destination country, the goods will be returned to Family First Designs at the customers expense, and the customer will receive a refund for the value of goods paid, minus the cost of the return shipping. The cost of the initial shipping will not be refunded.
If you change your mind before you have received your order, contact us, we may be able to cancel before the order has been produced. If an order has already been produced, order cannot be cancelled.
Priority Mail Parcels are insured for loss and damage up to the value as stated by the courier.
9.1 Process for parcel damaged in-transit
We will process a refund or replacement as soon as the courier has completed their investigation into the claim.
9.2 Process for parcel lost in-transit
We will process a refund or replacement as soon as the courier has investigated and deemed the parcel lost.
- Customer service
For all customer service inquiries, please email us at FamFirstDesigns@gmail.com.