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Terms & Conditions

  1. Welcome to Blackbird Studios Terms and Conditions, herein after referred to as Blackbird. These terms and conditions apply to the use of By accessing this site and/or placing an order you agree to be bound by these terms. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before placing an order.
  2. The website is operated by Blackbird.
  3. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time.
  4. The content of the website and samples are for your personal use only and you may not download the content (unless indicated), copy, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publish or commercially exploit or create derivative work from the content or samples.
  5. Unless otherwise stated the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in all material (including, without limitation, photographs and graphical images) are the property of Blackbird.
    1. Blackbird Studios respects and rigorously abides by intellectual property laws. We are owners or lawful licensees of design rights and content (including but not limited to designs, logos, colour schemes, graphic styles, text, images and videos) displayed on this website.
    2. Any unauthorised copying, publication, reproduction or distribution of copyrighted works is an infringement of the copyright owners’ rights and is therefore prohibited.
    3. Any unauthorised use of Blackbird Studios’s trademarks, logos, slogans, screen shots, graphic styles, designs, copyrighted materials or any branded features without the prior written permission of Blackbird Studios is strictly prohibited.
    4. If you infringe upon Blackbird Studios rights with respect to any property, you will be ordered to cease such illegal activity and you will be strictly liable toBlackbird Studios for any and all damages (including recovery of attorneys’ fees) which may be suffered and/or incurred as a result of your infringement.
  6. Blackbird reserves the right to change the prices of our products. All products are charged at the price shown on the date an order is placed. All our prices are shown in Euros.
  7. Reproduction of colours and images are as close as possible but they may vary slightly from the photographs shown. Our sample service and your proof will more accurately reflect your chosen product, although final production may vary slightly.
  8. All designs are hand finished and made to order, so slight variations may occur. Due to the delicate nature and manufacturing of laser cutting small areas may appear slightly burnished or scorched, and card sizes and placements may vary slightly. The above variations are part of the manufacturing process and do not constitute grounds for complaint or replacement/refunds. Care should be taken when handling your cards and when inserting them into envelopes – you will receive your cards in perfect condition and we cannot be held responsible for any damage caused after you have signed for them. All orders are subject to paper/ card/ component availability, so should any item be unavailable; we will inform you and propose a similar alternative. We reserve the right to make substitutions to ensure the highest quality possible within the price quoted.
  9. If you request a sample pack you will receive a sample of the design you requested, and also a selection of card colours and requested ribbon colours. There will be a €10.00 charge. Samples will only be sent once payment has been received and cleared via visa, debit card, banker’s draught or cheque (made payable to: Blackbird Studios). Occasionally we may not be able to supply your chosen design on the specific card colour you requested we will however provide your chosen design and a separate swatch of the card colour of your choice.
  10. Proof copies of your personal stationery will be sent to you for approval once we have received a fully completed order form and full payment for the order has cleared. Once you are happy with the final proof and it has been signed and returned to us we will proceed with your order. Due to time restrictions only two amendments of proofs can be sent for approval, so please check carefully. All items remain the property of Blackbird until paid for in full.
  11. Any changes made once proofs have been produced and the order has been signed off and processed will be subject to additional charges as notified from time to time.
  12. If you request our bespoke design service a payment starting from €350 will be requested in advance (price depends on complexity of design). We allow one set of amendments to be made to your design, free of charge, thereafter changes will be charged at an hourly rate of €95. Once you have received proofs of your design and approved them the full payment will be taken and your order will be processed. Unless otherwise agreed, the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in all material (including, without limitation, photographs and graphical images) are the property of Blackbird and can be used thereafter.
  13. If you wish to cancel an order you must notify us in writing immediately, quoting your order number, to If we are notified (as above) prior to your first proof being produced a full refund will be given. If you cancel after a proof has been produced but before the order has gone to production we will refund the full amount, less a €200 administration fee. If an order has gone to production, as all orders are personalised with your individual details, no refunds or exchanges will be allowed.
  14. Any refunds or exchanges will be at our sole discretion and will only be made if the stationery is faulty or does not meet the specifications of your order.
  15. All Blackbird orders will be sent by courier. Delivery charges will vary depending upon weight, size of your order and delivery service requested. All orders will require a signature. If there is any sign of damage to the packaging at the time of delivery, the goods must be inspected in front of the courier and if the order has sustained any damage whatsoever, the goods must be refused and returned to the courier. Any dates quoted for delivery are approximate only; we cannot be liable for delays in delivery due to the courier service, or other circumstances beyond our control. Those items for delivery to countries outside of the European Union (“EU”) may be subject to taxes, customs duties and fees levied by the destination country (“Import Fees”). The recipient of the delivery is the importer in the destination country and is responsible for all Import Fees. For each item that incurs Import Fees, you authorize Blackbird Studios to designate a carrier (“Designated Carrier”) to act as your agent with the relevant customs and tax authorities in the destination country, to clear your merchandise, process and remit your Import Fees for each item. Title and risk of loss for each item will transfer to the recipient upon delivery to the Designated Carrier. In the case of gifts or other purchases made on behalf of another recipient, you also agree to secure and grant the foregoing authorizations on behalf of the recipient designated in your order. To obtain details regarding the Actual Import Fees, or to obtain documentation or receipts in connection with customs clearance, you may contact the Carrier specified on your invoice confirmation e-mail.
  16. All orders are carefully packed to avoid damage in delivery, and any damage must therefore be notified immediately on receipt of the goods. Responsibility for damage too or loss of goods shall pass to the customer at the time of accepting delivery.
  17. If you feel that there are any discrepancies with your order these must be communicated within 24 hours to us and confirmed in writing within 7 days.
  18. In the event of a claim, for defectively produced goods, settlement will be limited to a maximum of the total value of the goods, and Blackbird do not accept any liability in respect of any consequential losses howsoever they may be caused.
  19. Blackbird will not be liable to the customer or be deemed in breach of this agreement by reason of any delay in performing, or any failure to perform any of Blackbird’s obligations in relation to the goods, if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond Blackbird’s reasonable control. The following shall be regarded as non-exclusive examples of causes beyond Blackbird’s reasonable control:
    1. Act of God, flood, explosion, fire or accident.
    2. War or threat of war, sabotage, insurrection, civil disturbance or requisition.
    3. Acts, restrictions, regulations, bye-laws, prohibitions or measures of any kind on the part of governmental, parliamentary or local authority.
    4. Import or export regulations or embargoes
    5. Strikes, lock-outs or any other industrial actions or trade disputes (whether involving employees of Blackbird or of a third party)
    6. Difficulties in obtaining raw materials, labour, fuel, parts or machinery.
    7. Power failure or breakdown in machinery.
  20. Any dispute claims or proceedings of whatever nature between Blackbird and the Customer in connection with or arising out of the validity, construction or performance of this agreement shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of The Court Service of the Republic of Ireland, to which both parties irrevocably submit. The validity, construction and performance of this agreement shall be governed by Irish Law.
  21. We cannot be held responsible for damage which occurs when you post individual items to your guests.
  22. Blackbird will not share any information that you provide with any third party. The information you pass onto us will enable us to supply the goods or services you have requested. It will also enable us to invoice you and contact you when necessary concerning your orders. We may also use and analyse the information we collect to improve and develop our business.

These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

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