Returns and refunds

Is your product defective/damaged?
  • You can return a product within the prescribed warranty period  – please contact the on-line customer support on whatsapp message+27 63 294 2372 who will assist in the return of your product.
  • Defective returns will be refunded, exchanged or repaired, based on the manufacturer’s test and assessment, and the sole discretion of the manufacturer.

Warranty

  • We warrant all our new products against any defects for six (6) months from the time we supplied the products unless otherwise stated on the product or product page. This is the statutory warranty in terms of the Consumer Protection Act of 2008 (CPA). These products are all subject to the manufacturer’s warranties and terms & conditions. Any of our products that become defective during the statutory warranty period (six (6) months from the time the products were supplied) may be returned for us to arrange repair, replacement or a refund. Defective products are those that had a defect or were unsafe when we supplied them. You must prove that the products are defective. As soon as we have been contacted by you to facilitate return of the product to us, we will provide you with the necessary return details. Any customer that is a consumer under the CPA may not decide whether we should either repair, replace defective goods or process a refund this deciscion wil be confirmed by the manufacturer or distributor. We will decide how to compensate customers.
  • Should a product be found defective within seven (7) days from you having received your order, we will collect and return the product. Subject to the manufacturer or its official distributing agent determining that the product can be honoured in terms of the warranty, we will carry all the costs involved in returning, repairing or replacing the product. This will be subject to the manufacturer or its official distributing agent determining that the product can be honoured under the terms of the warranty.
  • Should the product be found defective or become defective after seven (7) days from you having received your order and where the product still falls under the warranty period, the cost of returning the defective product will be for your account and we will cover the cost of returning the repaired or replaced product back to you. This will be subject to the manufacturer or its official distributing agent determining that the product can be honoured under the terms of the warranty. If not, the costs for the return of the product will be for your account.
  • We do not personally carry out the repair; we send the product to the manufacturer to be repaired.Please factor in collection time and delivery to manufacturer,assesment will take approx 2 to 5 working days and repair can be an additional 2 to 7 working days depending on the extent of the repair and stock availability of the spares. We warrant all our repaired products against any further defect for the remaining portion of the statutory warranty period plus a further three months from the time we returned the repaired products.

Returns

  • You are entitled to return or exchange any products ordered on-line provide that:
    • You have the proof of purchase (invoice).
    • The item must qualify as an item that can be returned (see non-returnable items below).
    • The item must be in a re-sellable condition except in the case of damaged or faulty items (sale-able condition).
    • It is within seven (7) days of delivery, unless the item is found to be defective.
  • Returns for on-line orders will be arranged with customer support via Whatsapp 064 534 4691or our warranty dept on +27 63 294 2372
  • or email info@onlinepoolstore.co.za . To initiate the return process, please contact on-line customer support and advise them accordingly. You will need your invoice number or order number as the reference.
  • Various options and scenarios exist which could give rise to a return. We have summarized these below, together with the steps to be taken:
Incorrect items deliveredPlease notify us immediately or within two (2) days of purchase. We will refund, exchange or send the correct item to you free of charge.
Incorrect item orderedPlease notify us within two (2) days to exchange your item , contact our on-line customer support on whatsapp message+27 63 294 2372   to have the item collected or replaced by our delivery partner for your account. If applicable, the delivery fee will be deducted from your refund.
Received damaged ItemPlease notify us immediately or within the two (2) days of purchase. We will refund, exchange, or send a new item free of charge once we have inspected the goods.
Defective goodsPlease notify on-line customer support on whatsapp message+27 63 294 2372 immediately of any defects. We will investigate the matter and once we have consulted with our supplier, we will notify you of the outcome.
ExchangesWe offer in-store exchanges at our pick- up point (after arrangenments are agreed) or we are able to facilitate a collection (please note charges will apply).
Late DeliveriesYour order is delayed and you would like to rather return the item(s). Please notify our on-line customer support on whatsapp message+27 63 294 2372.

Changing your mind / cancelling your order​​

If you decide to change your decision or wish to cancel your order, you have the option to return the goods purchased online. In case you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you have a period of 7 days starting from the day you received your order to return it. The goods must be in unused condition and still in their original sealed packaging. Please note that you may be responsible for the direct expenses associated with returning the goods. It is important to be aware that all returned items will undergo an inspection process to determine their eligibility for a refund.

Furthermore, please be advised that ONLINE POOL STORE reserves the right to apply handling or service fees, as well as restocking fees, including any charges incurred for items that were originally shipped free of charge.

Non-returnable products

This list excludes items which were delivered damaged, are defective or have an expiry date which preceded the delivery date or are still in their original, unopened packaging

  • Customised products according to your specifications.
  • Electrical spare parts,timers,tranformers,capicitors,circuit breakers,pool light globes,uv light spares etc.
  • Personalised items.
  • Items damaged by LIGHTNING or LOADSHEDDING/POWER SURGE  or any other act of nature.
  • Products not used in terms of the product’s user manual or purposefully damaged.
  • Items that are likely to deteriorate or expire rapidly.
  • Marbelite ,pool paint ,filter sand ,salt or any water treatment or chemical.

 Refunds

The refund process will be initiated by either a return or exchange as documented above.
 

Online refund

  • Where a refund is due to the customer, this will be processed as soon as is possible.
  • It will normally take between 24-48 hours to process the refund and another 24-48 hours to reflect in your account.
    • Full and partial purchase refunds will be processed via EFT will be processed on confirmation and validation of banking details provided by yourself.
  • Refunds will be approved once the case – by – case situation has been analyzed and approved.
  • Due to card and banking security considerations and the high levels of fraud prevalent around electronic payments, we may request additional validation answers from you based on the information you provided on registration on our site. While answering lots of questions can be frustrating and time consuming, please bear with us as this security checking is in your interest.