Returns & Refunds

  1. Introduction
    1. We understand that from time to time you may wish to return a product to us.
    2. We have created this policy to enable you to return products to us in appropriate circumstances.
    3. This policy applies to all of our customers, irrespective of their geographical location.
    4. This policy applies to all orders submitted through our website.
    5. This document does not affect any statutory rights you may have as a consumer (such as rights under the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000.
  2. Returns
    1. If you have no other legal right to return a product and receive a refund or exchange, then you will nonetheless be entitled to return a product to us and receive a refund in accordance with this policy if:
      1. (a) we receive the returned product within 30 days following the date of dispatch of the product to you if you are in the UK; 60 days for non-UK orders; (b) the returned product is unused, with any labels still attached, and otherwise in a condition enabling us to sell the product as new; (c) you comply with the procedure set out in this policy in relation to the return of the product. (d) Please note that you cannot return the print journal unless the product is incorrect, faulty or defective.
  3. Returns procedure
    1. In order to take advantage of your rights under this policy, you must contact us to inform us of your intention, and then send the product to us with a covering note.
    2. Products returned under this policy must be sent to us at Elementum Journal, The Grain Loft, South Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3LU.
    3. You will be responsible for paying postage costs associated with returns under this policy.
  4. Refunds
    1. We will give you a refund for the price you paid to us in respect of any product properly returned by you in accordance with this policy.
    2. We will not refund to you the original delivery charges relating to the returned product.
    3. We will not refund to you any costs you incur in returning the product to us.
    4. We will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase.
    5. We will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any event, within 30 days following the day we receive your returned product.
    6. Please note that we will not refund the price of the print journal unless the product is incorrect, faulty or defective.
  5. Improper returns
    1. If you return a product in contravention of this policy, and you do not have any other legal right to a refund or exchange in respect of that product:
      1. we will not refund the purchase price or exchange the product;
      2. we may retain the returned product until you pay to us such additional amount as we may charge for re-delivery of the returned product; and
      3. if we do not receive payment of such additional amount within 14 days of issuing a request for payment, we may destroy or otherwise dispose of the returned product in our sole discretion without any liability to you.
  6. Our details
    1. This website is owned and operated by Elementum Journal.
    2. Our principal place of business is at Elementum Journal, The Grain Loft, South Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3LU, United Kingdom.
    3. You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to or by telephone on +44 (0)1935 813776.