A Sample Refund Policy for Your Online Store
Disclaimer Be sure, this article is not a substitute for professional legal advice. Also, it does not create an attorney and client relationship. This article acts as a guide for users.
Having a Refund Policy can be a great assest to win over customers from your competition, it gives them security and increases trust in your brand. However, it should be a balanced policy, as you do not want your customers to take advantage of you.
To help you get started, we have created a sample Refund Policy that you can use by inserting your relevant details and publishing it on your Website.
(Store Name) Refund Policy
Thank you for shopping at (Store Name)!
We offer refund and/or exchange within the first 30 days of your purchase, if 30 days have passed since your purchase, you will not be offered a refund and/or exchange of any kind.
Eligibility for Refunds and Exchanges
Your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it.
The item must be in the original packaging.
To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.
Only regular priced items may be refunded, sale items cannot be refunded.
If the item in question was marked as a gift when purchased and shipped directly to you, you will receive a gift credit for the value of your return.
Exchanges (if applicable)
We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at (Add Relevant Email Address) and send your item to: (Relevant Address).
The following are exempt from refunds:
Some health and personal care items
Partial refunds are granted (if applicable)
Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error.
Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery.
Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.
If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.
Late or missing refunds
If you have not received a refund yet, first check your bank account again. Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.
If you have done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at (email and or phone number)
Please do not send the product back to the manufacturer. It must be sent to the following Address (Relevant Address).
You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item.
Shipping costs are non-refundable! If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.
Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.
Please see, we can not guarantee that we will receive your returned item.