We have made every attempt to make our site as easy to use as possible, the following page provides useful information about using our site.
Browsing our site
Use the navigation buttons on the left hand column to navigate to our major shopping categories, after clicking a link you will be taken to the home page for that category. Here you may choose from a list of sub categories, again located in the left column. Each major category home page also contains other useful information including technical advice relevant to that category, links of interest etc. Whilst looking through products in any category you will see a breadcrumb type trail developing near the top centre of each page which you can click on to move back through the pages you have viewed. Use the buttons along the top of each page to view our informational pages including home, about us, etc.
Searching our site
Use the search field at the top right hand column of any page to find what your looking for with ease and speed. As you type in your search phrase you will see that search term suggestions appear dynamically below the search box, you can either select one of these if relevant or just type and click go or hit the return button.
Our shopping cart
Every page on the site contains a brief shopping cart preview so you can easily keep track of the number of items in your basket and the running cost. For a full review of your shopping cart simply click on the shopping basket link at the top of every page.
Our product information
Once you reach the product listing for any particular product sub category you will be shown a list of available products including a thumbnail image and a brief description. Click on the thumbnail image or product name to view full details and buying options. Once at the details page you can click on the larger product image to view an even larger detailed image. Many of our products will have multiple photographs of the product, clicking on additional thumbnails will change the medium sized image. This details page will also recommend other related products that may also be of interest to you. You will also see a list of extra features at this stage including links to brand information if appropriate, and links to a printer friendly version of the page, email this page to a friend, write a review, enquire on this product plus more!
Certain products offer discounts on order quantities. You will be notified of these discounts where applicable. In most cases the discounts are based on a quantity and percentage discount.
Site security and credit card information
Our site uses a Thawte SSL secure web server authentic site certificate. This offers secure communications by encrypting all data to and from the site at the point of entering any personal information, checking out and providing your credit or debit card details. The Thawte authentic site seal is located on the right hand column of our home page and can be clicked to verify. At the point of checking out your credit card details are encrypted using 128 bit encryption and sent to us by encrypted email, once your order is received we decrypt your mail. For security reasons and your peace of mind, we NEVER store credit card information at our database level.
Changing the currency of prices
We have made it easy for overseas customers to view the prices of our products in a number of currencies. We ship goods to customers all over the world. To change your currency just click on the appropriate flag in the right hand column. Exchange rates are checked and updated regularly. Although the site will display in an alternative currency your order will come to us as sterling.
Your personal information
The first time you shop on our site you will be asked to provide us with your address and delivery information, you will also be asked to provide an email address and password. Your email address will be used as your login/username and for your order confirmation. This information is stored in our database so that next time you shop on our site you can quickly log in rather than filling in your details each time. The only information you are required to provide each time you shop are your credit card details. You can rest assured that we shall never pass your personal details on to any third party.
Updating your personal details
If your personal details have changed you can easily update them by clicking the link on the checkout page.
If you cant remember your password to login with simply click on the forgotten password link and an automated email will be sent to your email address with your password. Simple!
Once you have completed the checkout process you will be sent a confirmation of your order by email. This email will contain your delivery information plus the items in your cart. We would advise that if possible, you add expressyourselfmums.co.uk to your SAFE LIST within your email settings. This will prevent any automatic emails being sent from our web server being flagged as spam (when they are not!).
If you are experiencing any problems using our site please accept our apologies and notify us of your problem either by email.
VAT is included on all products on our site where applicable.
On all orders, postage & packing will be charged and added to your grand total based upon the weight of the items in your cart
Printing out from our site
If you wish to print off any information from our site we recommend that you first go to page setup and select landscape for the page orientation. You may also wish to select print background images for the closest match to our site design. Our product details pages have a link to a printer friendly page.