Terms and Conditions

Last updated: 1 June 2021

Matthews & Son Philately (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates http://www.mandsphilately.com (the “Site”) that provides philatelic services such as blogs and guides as well as access to purchasing, valuation and sales (the “Services”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Blog Content, Comments & Feedback

Our Service allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material (“Content”) in the form of comments and feedback on blogs and guides. You are responsible for this content which is monitored by the Service administrators. Any abusive or inappropriate Content will be removed and associated parties barred from the Service.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Matthews & Son Philately.

Matthews & Son Philately has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Matthews & Son Philately shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

Purchases, Valuations & Sales

The Site includes access to philatelic services including purchasing, valuations and sales. If you wish to engage in these specific services, you may be asked to supply certain information including, without limitation, your name and email address, that will be subject to the Privacy Policy. 

Purchases (the buying of stamps and postal history) is promoted through our M&S Philately branded HipStamp site. All purchases are subject to the general Terms and Conditions disclosed by HipStamp on their website.

Valuations and Sales (the valuation of private collections and consignment to auction) may be subject to charges that will be clearly set out in a quotation issued via email and subsequently processed independently of the Site.

Changes To Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions are effective as of 1 June 2021 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Terms and Conditions at any time and you should check this Terms and Conditions periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Terms and Conditions on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Terms and Conditions.

If we make any material changes to this Terms and Conditions, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Terms and Conditions, please contact us via the Contact page.

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