Returns, Refunds and Replacement Policy

Returns, Refund and Replacement is the scheme provided by various sellers listed on ‘winkels’ website available at www.winkels.in , in relation to specific products.  Returns, refund and replacement policy gives you an option to return, replace or exchange items purchased on the Platform, for any reason within the specified return/exchange period, as detailed on the product details page. However, the return/exchange shall be eligible for products that are in good condition, as may be determined by winkels and/or sellers and suppliers.

What can I return?

You may request returns for most items you buy from sellers and suppliers listed on the Platform that are within the return window. However, products that are explicitly identified as ‘not returnable’ on the product detail page cannot be returned.  All returns are subject to other Sections of this policy.

However, if you receive a damaged/defective/wrong product from any seller listed on the Platform, you will still be allowed return/replacement even if the product is categorized as  ‘non-returnable’ in the product description.

In case you have purchased a product with which a free product is delivered, and you raise a request for return the main product, you will have to return the free product as well. Further, a product which forms a part of a package of other products, you must return all products that form part of the package to process the refund.

In circumstances where you return an extra or a different product, winkels will not be accountable for misplacement or replacement of such product and will not be responsible for its delivery back to you,

What are the return options?

Products on winkels have two return options available: (a) Wrong/Defect item return option, and (b) all return option. If a product does not have the above-mentioned options for return, all return options will be applicable to the product.

What is the Wrong/Defect item return option and all return options?

Winkels provides an ‘all return option’ to its users, wherein users will be able to enjoy certain privileges on a specific product for payment of a premium on the product cost. Features of an all return option are as follows:

  1. Subject to seller’s return/replacement policy provided on the product description, the user will be allowed to return/refund an already purchased product, if the said product is eligible for return/replacement.

  2. The user will be eligible to return the specific product for reasons other than the product being wrong or damaged.

  3. The all return option is available only for specific products.

For users not availing an all return option, shall be eligible for a ‘Wrong/Defect item return option’ .

If you opt for the Wrong/Defect item return option:

  1. Subject to seller’s return/replacement policy, the user will be allowed to return/refund an already purchased product, if the said product is eligible for return/replacement.

  2. The user will be eligible for return/refund of the product if the product received is defective, damaged, wrong or incomplete due to seller’s fault or if the user has received the wrong product.

Will my return be free of cost?

If you have opted for an all return option, you may return the product free of cost no matter what the reason.

If you have opted for the basic return option, you may return the product free of cost if fault with the product lies with the supplier. The following are the faults which lies with the supplier:

Return Reason Category

Actual Return Reason

Wrong Product

Wrong Size Delivered

Same product in different colour

Completely different product from the product shown

Defective Product

Product is dirty or with stains

Product is broken

Product is torn

Received incomplete product

Part of the product is missing

Less quantity than ordered

The following faults will need to be verified before arranging return free of cost:

  1. The quality is not merchantable; or

  2. product has low performance; and

  3. Late Delivery

How to return items?

You can return the products purchased on the Platform within the specified return/exchange period provided on the product description page. To return a product, please follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. If a product is eligible for return, the user will be able to initiate the return request by sending a request on whatsapp no. +918882138208

  2. Please send a request to winkels whatsapp no.+918882138208 along with an clear image of the product received.

  3. After the ‘return request’ has been raised,we will send confirmation of return request approval.

  4. In case you purchase multiple products in a single order, return requests for individual items can also be raised.

  5. Once a return request is raised, Winkels shall analyse the request and accordingly process the request internally. All return / exchange claims shall be subject to Winkels discretion.

  6. If you have scheduled a pick – up for returning the product, please keep the items ready to be picked up by the delivery partners.

  7. Please keep the product in the original manufacturer’s packaging, all tags should be intact and warranty card, if any, should also be placed with the product.

  8. At the time of pick up, our delivery partner may conduct a quality check on the product to ensure the product meets the criteria specified under return guidelines. If the product fails such a quality check, the product shall not be returned, and no refund shall be made against such product.

  9. Please note that the product will be picked up from the same address where delivery was made. In case pick up is to be made from a different address, the same should be notified to Winkels by writing to admin@winkels.in. Such request may be accepted at Winkels’s sole discretion and subject to the new address being in serviceable area.

  10. Further, on receipt of returned product, the product shall undergo a quality check. If the product is returned in an acceptable condition, as determined by Winkels at its sole discretion, the refund shall be initiated, otherwise, the product will be re-shipped to you, at your cost, and no refund/exchange shall be initiated.

What are the return guidelines?

Prior to creating a return or exchange request on the platform, you shall ensure that, the product:

  1. must be in its original condition with all the packaging including brand/manufacturer’s box/packaging, tags, warranty cards and other accessories intact;

  2. must not be damaged in your possession;

  3. must be unused, unwashed, unsoiled, without any stains and with non-tampered quality check seals/return tags/warranty seals (wherever applicable).

  4. must not be used or altered;

  5. must be the same product that was delivered to you; and

  6. must be returned within the return window specified against a product on the product detail page.

Further, IMEI/ name/ image/ brand/ serial number/ article number/ bar code of the returned product should match the records of Winkels. Any additional conditions provided in the product details against each product shall be applicable as well.

Further:

  1. Your address and the item that you wish to return must be eligible for return.

  2. If the return is not eligible for pickup, a return option will not be available

  3. Once the return is received, you will be provided with a refund or exchange, as requestd.

  4. If you intend to return an electronic device that stores any personal information, you must remove/deleted all such personal information from the device prior to returning. Winkels shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any use of such information. Such electronic device should be formatted, and screen lock should be disabled.

  5. No return, replacement or exchange shall be accepted if warranty card, if any, is missing while return, replacement or exchange of product.

The products available on the Platform are usually returnable within 2-3 days of delivery. However, specific details in relation to each products are mentioned in the product description.

How will I get my refund?

  1. Refund will be credited to the via payment mode of your choice which you will need to confirm when we will send you approval for return.

  2. If You have made the payment as cash on delivery, same process applies as above.

When will I get my refund?

Following are the processing timelines after the product is received by us or when the seller notifies us of the receipt of the products.

Refund Method

Refund Time Frame

Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI Linked Bank Account

3-7 Business Days

Cash on Delivery (Refund to Bank Account)

3-7 Business Days after updating the bank account details

Miscellaneous 

Please note that all the customer claims and requests for return/refund shall be subject to winkels.in satisfaction.

 

winkels.in reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend, change, modify, add or remove any portion of this policy at any time without any prior written notice to you. It is your responsibility to review this policy periodically for any updates/ changes.

For any further queries regarding return, replacement, exchange or refund, please reach out to customer support at admin@winkels.in .

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