General sales conditions


I-/ Definitions

For the purposes of the present General Terms and Conditions of Sale, the below terms are defined as follows:

Gift Voucher: The document that includes the offer, location, identification number, expiry date, and the description so that the offer can be used at an establishment. The Gift Voucher may be sent by post or through the internet. Confirmations and file tracking may be sent via email or SMS alerts.

Gift Box: The packaging sent by post.

A Gift Box contains the following:  
-  A Gift Voucher with a description of the service offered (which is on the Website). 
-  An envelope containing the Gift Voucher.
The electronic version of the Gift Voucher is sent by email, and must be printed.

The Gift Boxes defined as such come in various themes such as "Afternoon Tea”, “Fine Dining” “Spa & Wellbeing”, “Luxury Stay” “Monetary Vouchers”

The Lanesborough reserves the right to sell new Gift Boxes and to stop distributing them at its sole discretion at any given time.

Establishment: The company that issues the Gift Voucher which assumes responsibility for collection, billing, tracking deliveries, service compliance, and all obligations related to the offer.

My Box Factory: The online software licence that enables the establishment to offer these services and manage and track these offers.

Ogone: The company responsible for transaction security and payment.

Recipient: The person who uses the Gift Voucher.

Service: The entire package that the establishment offers to the recipient. This is the service that the establishment using the MY BOX FACTORY solution provides to the recipient. The solution is selected from the range of offers on the Website, subject to availability in the establishment on the dates that the recipient chooses.

Customer: The person who buys a Gift Voucher, with the understanding that the customer might or might not be the recipient of the service, depending on whether the Customer will personally use the voucher, or give it to another recipient.

Party(ies):  The Lanesborough
Website: The website

Personal information: Any piece of data, especially on the internet that can be used to either directly or indirectly identify a natural person (first or last name, email address).

Cookies: Small files that are sent to the User's computer hard disk. These files are designed to help the User navigate the Website and to offer the pages that are the best suited for the User during his or her next visit to the Website.

II-/ General Terms and Conditions of Sale

Gift Vouchers from    The Lanesborough are available online with obligation for payment at the URL address:

The Lanesborough is a subsidiary of Lanesborough Management Limited, a limited liability company, with headquarters at  1 Lanesborough Place, London, SW1X 7TA, United Kingdom, registered under the number  02453094 and represented by Managing Director Mr. Geoffrey Gelardi

Please carefully read the present General Terms and Conditions of Sale in full, which define the terms and conditions under The Lanesborough sells its Gift Vouchers.

The present General Terms and Conditions of Sale thus apply only to Gift Vouchers that are ordered on the Website, directly by telephone:  +44 (0)207 259 5599, via email to  or at the reception area of the establishment.

These terms apply to the exclusion of all other terms, notably those applicable to in-store sales. 


If the origin of the offer is identified on a distributor Website, the sale is conducted by the establishment and not by the distributor.

The present General Terms and Conditions of Sale are valid from 1st June 2017. As from this date they nullify and replace all previous versions of these terms and conditions, and prevail over any other Customer terms and conditions of sale.

   The Lanesborough reserves the right to modify the present General Terms and Conditions at any given moment without prior notice, with the understanding that such modifications will not be applicable to orders that have been accepted and confirmed by    The Lanesborough beforehand.

All Customers declare that, in compliance of the English Civil Code, they have the legal capacity to contract and use the Website as per the General Terms and Conditions of Sale and of use of the Website. 



You can directly place your Gift Box orders: 

The procedure for placing orders on the Website includes the following steps: 

  • Selecting one or several Gift Boxes on the website.
  • Following this selection, there will be a summary of all the products selected and the total price of the selected Gift Boxes, your contact information, shipping charges (for orders sent by post), and your payment method. You can use this summary to check the details of your order and make modifications as necessary before your order will be definitively saved.
  • Your "first click" will save your order, provided that you have expressly agreed to the present General Terms and Conditions of Sale.
  • Your order will be saved only after your final confirmation, through your "second click".
  • For orders paid by payment card, the payment details will be saved during the "second click". However, your contract will be definitively concluded only after your card issuer has accepted the payment. 
  • From the definitive confirmation of your order (through your "second click"), we will send you an order confirmation email summarising all the information pertaining to the order. Printing and/or saving this email serves as proof of your order. 
  • Once one or several Gift Vouchers have been ordered, the orderer will have access to an interface for tracking orders.


2.1: In the event that you are not the recipient of the Gift Voucher, do inform the recipient of the terms and conditions described below.

2.2: The Gift Voucher must be authenticated in order to be valid. To authenticate your voucher, call    The Lanesborough at:  +44 (0)207 259 5599 of the establishment 

2.3: Service will be provided only after presentation of the original of the Gift Voucher received by post or an email printout of the voucher. 

2.4: The Gift Voucher entitles its holder to Services from The Lanesborough as indicated on the Website, through either an online reservation or directly from the establishment.

2.5: The Gift Box is valid for the dates and the days of the week indicated on the Gift Voucher. 

2.6: Gift Voucher services do not include transport to the service location of the selected establishment. 

2.7: The photos in the Gift Box are non-contractual.  Any partial or complete reproduction is prohibited. 

2.8: For reservations made offline, the service will be delivered after the establishment has verified the validity of and the full payment of the Gift Voucher. During this verification, the establishment checks the Gift Voucher number in order to confirm that the voucher can actually be activated.

2.9: Service provision is subject to the specific terms and conditions of the selected establishment, notably with respect to cancellation or modification of the reservation, age restrictions, and the physical conditions of the recipient(s). 

2.10: The establishment is solely responsible for satisfactory performance of the service. The distributor and The Lanesborough will not be held responsible on the grounds that they perform the service The Lanesborough will however do its will however do its utmost to find an amicable solution
utmost to find an amicable solution to the dispute between the establishment and the recipient.  

2.11: In the event that the Gift Voucher is not used during its period of validity, or is lost, stolen, or destroyed, the recipient may not claim reimbursement or compensation of any kind. However, in the event that the recipient cannot use the Gift Voucher in the specified period, we suggest the recipient to contact the establishment. 

2.12 The Lanesborough declares that it has professional civil liability insurance for amounts that are clearly sufficient for the provision of services, and has all the authorizations, accreditations and qualifications that allow it to regularly exercise its activities in compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

However, the recipient should check that he or she has adequate insurance coverage, especially for certain sports activities considered as "risky". The recipient is reminded that the fact that services may be provided in proper safety conditions does not exclude him or her from exercising basic caution in sports activities, especially activities considered as "risky". The recipient thus accepts the risks. 



Article 3.1: Price

The Gift Box prices on the Website are the applicable prices the day that the order is placed.  

 The Gift Boxes are not subject to VAT. 

Shipping charges as defined in Article 6.4 for sending   The Lanesborough boxes are not included in the price, unless The Lanesborough has made express mention of including them. These charges are thus billed as a supplement and specified prior to final confirmation of the order. 

Shipping rates are subject to 20% VAT. 


Article 3.2: Payment terms and conditions

Orders may be paid by payment card according to the following terms and conditions: 

  • By a payment card that is on the payment method page (American Express, Visa, Eurocard/Mastercard). In the relevant field, type your card number, expiration date, and security code that is on the back of the card. The entire amount of the order will be charged to the card issuer the day of the order. The Lanesborough reserves the right to suspend order processing in the event that your card issuer refuses to authorize the payment. The service Ogone will ensure the secure and confidential transmission of your card details during your order (secure SSL encryption).


When  you purchase a Gift Voucher, you have 14 clear days (As from the date of reception of the product) to exercise your right to retract without providing a reason, nor incurring penalties, with the exception of return charges.

A retraction form will available on the following address:

You will be responsible for return charges. To be eligible for reimbursement, only Gift Boxes and Gift Vouchers that have been returned on time and in perfect condition (Gift Boxes that are returned without the Gift Voucher, or that are damaged or soiled, will not be accepted) may be reimbursed.
The Gift Boxes must be returned to the following mailing address: 
 The Lanesborough
 1 Lanesborough Place, London, SW1X 7TA, United Kingdom

All returns that comply with the terms and conditions of the present article are eligible for full reimbursement (with the exception of the expenses of express delivery), within fourteen days of receipt of the Gift Box in perfect condition, at the latest, by check or credit transfer, what you declare to accept without reserve


You are expressly informed that the data saved in the The Lanesborough database has probative force with respect to placed orders, unless you provide proof of an obvious error.  

Digital and computer data that is periodically saved constitute admissible and opposable evidence with the same conditions and with the same probative force as any written document which would have been received and saved.



Article 6.1: Availability of Gift Vouchers

The Lanesborough Gift Vouchers are limited edition products, partly due to limited accommodation capacity, and partly due to the limited validity period of the Gift Vouchers.

In the event that the item is temporarily or definitively out of stock, the Customer will be informed of this unavailability, as this would prevent the order from being completed.

If the products are available, The Lanesborough commits to executing all of the Customer’s Gift Voucher orders.  

If an order cannot be executed because the item is out of stock, you may cancel your order. In the event of cancellation, you will be fully reimbursed within 30 days from the time of payment, at the latest.

ARTICLE 6.2: Delivery location

The Lanesborough only ships Gift Boxes to EUROPE. 

The Gift Boxes will be delivered to the address you provided at the time of ordering. The Lanesborough will thus not be in any way held responsible if you are absent at the time of delivery, or if you made a mistake when you placed your order. It is incumbent upon you to contact The Lanesborough as per the terms stipulated in Article 11. 


ARTICLE 6.3: Delivery method and times

  • The English postal office will deliver your order within 30 days at the most, from the time the Customer places the order.
  • You will receive an email confirming that your order has been shipped. This email will contain the transporter tracking number that you can use to track your order.

However if there is an obvious delay, The Lanesborough commits to taking all the relevant measures for controlling and settling any delivery service problem under its responsibility.

Remember that Gift Boxes cannot be delivered on Saturdays and Sundays.

Electronic shipping: The Customer may have a Gift Voucher electronically sent to a recipient. In order to do this, the Customer will need to check the electronic shipping option. The Gift Voucher will then be sent to the recipient as a downloadable PDF. The recipient will need to print the Gift Voucher and show it to the reception desk of the establishment so that the service can be provided.

Article 6.4: Shipping expenses


Shipping charges are additional to the gift voucher price, and may be subject to change:

  • Europe including UK: £2.95
  • Europe non-EU: £3.95
  • Rest of the World: £4.95



Article 7.1: Reservations regarding damaged or missing items to be reported to the transport company.

The Customer must thoroughly examine each Gift Box delivered, and any potential reservations must be reported on the transport company slip in the event of partial or total damage, or missing items.

The Customer must also inform and explain reservations by recorded delivery letter within 72 business hours (Monday through Friday, excluding holidays) from receipt of the disputed Gift Box. 

In the absence of reservations, the product is deemed as delivered in good condition with all product items ordered, and will not be eligible for subsequent dispute with   The Lanesborough. 

Article 7.2: Wrong Gift Box

The Customer must report any mistake in the ordered Gift Boxes by post or email ("Contact" section of the Website), within 72 business hours of receiving the order. 

Any claim that does not follow the rules of the present article and that is not made within the specified time period will not be considered and will free   The Lanesborough of any responsibility with respect to the customer.  


The property and risks will be transferred when the Gift Box(es) is(are) delivered to the Customer. 


The Gift Boxes have a limited validity period. The Gift Voucher specifies this period. 



Any other request for information or further details must be sent to    The Lanesborough:

  • Either by phone at +49 (0)7221 900 0 ° The Lanesborough
  • Or on the Contact section of our Website on
  • Or by post at the following address:
    The Lanesborough

1 Lanesborough Place, London, SW1X 7TA, United Kingdom


If The Lanesborough does not invoke one of the clauses of the present General Terms and Conditions of Sale, this may not be interpreted as    The Lanesborough waiving the right to invoke one of the said terms or conditions at a later time.  

In the event that one of the present clauses is declared void or deemed as unwritten, the validity of the other clauses of the General Terms and Conditions of Sale will not be called into question.

Any amendment, cancellation, or relinquishment of any of the clauses of the General Terms and Conditions of Sale will require the express agreement of the Parties in order to be valid.


Article 12. - Intellectual property rights

The Establishment's brand name, all the illustrated logos and brand names, and generally speaking, all the brands, illustrations, images, and logos on the Gift Boxes and Gift Vouchers, their accessories and packaging, whether they are registered trademarks or not, are and will remain the exclusive property of the Establishment.

Reproduction in whole or in part, modification, or use of these brand names, illustrations, images and logos, for any reason and on any medium, without the prior express approval of the Establishment, is strictly prohibited, and would most likely lead to the Establishment filing a lawsuit.

The above also applies to any combination or association of any other brand, symbol, logo, and any distinctive sign meant to constitute a composite logo. Likewise, the same applies to royalties, drawings, models and patents that the Establishment owns.


Article 13. - Data confidentiality

The requested information on the Customer is required to process the Order.

In the event the Customer agrees to provide specific data of a personal nature pertaining to himself or herself, the Customer is entitled to access, withdraw, and correct this data as per the terms of English Computing, Files, and Freedoms. The Customer must send all written requests to the below address:

The Lanesborough,   The Lanesborough, 1 Lanesborough Place, London, SW1X 7TA, United Kingdom

When the Customer sets up his or her account on the Website, the Customer has the option of choosing whether or not to receive offers from the Establishment or its partners.


Article 14. – Act of God - Force Majeure

In the event of an Act of God or force majeure which could disturb or delay the Establishment's execution of the stipulations of the present General Terms and Conditions of Sale, the execution of the obligations by the Establishment will be suspended.

The Establishment will inform the Customer of the Act of God or force majeure within 15 days from the start of the event.

If the suspension of the Establishment's obligations lasts over 60 days, the Customer may cancel the pending Order. In this case, the Establishment will reimburse the Customer for the Order according to the conditions of Article 6.



English law governs the present General Terms and Conditions of Sale and the contract concluded when a Gift Box is ordered, for all related litigation, with particular respect to their validity, interpretation, execution, and cancellation.



In the event of litigation, the court in the official residence of the defendant is the competent court. Alternatively, at the plaintiff's request, the court located in the actual delivery place of the Gift Box may be used.




Data protection

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company as well as our products and services. We respect your privacy and ensure the protection of your personal data by processing your personal data in accordance with the contents of these data protection regulations and the applicable data protection laws.


You can visit our website without needing to identify yourself to us. In order to be able to display our websites, you are only obliged to provide the data transmitted by your browser to our server (see "Logfiles"). Further personal data will only be stored if you voluntarily enter it on the website or use corresponding functions, e.g. for entries via our contact form or when registering for our newsletter.


Orders, customer account

You must register on our website to place an order. The data marked with an asterisk must be entered as mandatory data for this purpose. We process this data for the purpose of carrying out your order and for the required communication with you (Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (b) GDPR). Providing further data may be helpful for the processing of your order, but is not mandatory (voluntary information). You can have your user account deleted at any time by sending an e-mail to us at the contact details listed under "Data controller".

We use this data exclusively for the purposes mentioned. This data will not be passed on to third parties or other companies, except to the logistics companies assigned by us for the execution of the dispatch.


Newsletter and contact

If you subscribe to our electronic newsletter, you consent to the storage of your name and e-mail address for the purpose of sending the newsletter (Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (a) GDPR). This data will not be passed on to third parties. You can at any time revoke your newsletter consent for the future and thus terminate your newsletter subscription (note in the newsletter).


You can enter your personal data on our website to contact us. Only the fields marked with an asterisk are mandatory. Providing further data may be helpful for the processing of your enquiry, but is not mandatory (voluntary information). With your consent, this data is used and stored exclusively for the purpose of processing your message (Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (a) GDPR). Your data will not be used for any other purposes or passed on to third parties, unless you expressly agree to this (consent).



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Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This particularly includes session cookies. Session cookies store a session ID, with which different requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This means that your computer can be recognised when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in your browser’s security settings.

This information serves to optimise our offer and to offer you more comfort when browsing our pages. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR.


You can set your Internet browser to inform you when a web server wants to send you a cookie. You can then either accept or refuse the cookie. You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and refuse the acceptance of third party cookies or all cookies, for example. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website if you disable cookies.  You can find out more about this in the help system of your Internet browser.


Links to social media platforms

Our website contains links on our pages to various social media platforms. We would like to point out that by clicking on these links you are leaving our website and also the scope of this privacy policy. On social media platforms, only the respective privacy policies and terms of use of the operator of the social media platform apply.


Social media plugins

We use the following social media plugins: LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

The content of the plugin is only transmitted to the respective operator of the social media platform once the button is pressed. We do not have any influence on the data collected and data processing operation, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes and the storage periods. The transmitted data is (to our knowledge) the URL of the visited page and the IP address and/or other platform-dependent identification used by you. If you are logged in to the respective social media platform at the same time, the respective operator can assign the visit to these websites to your user account.

Through the plugins we offer you the option to interact with social networks and other users so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of plugins is Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR.

The purpose and scope of data collection by the respective operator of the social media platform and the further processing and use of the data by the operator as well as your relevant rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the respective operator of the social media platform:


Each time you access our site, we collect the following information about your computer: Your computer’s IP address, the request from your browser and the time of this request. The status and the amount of data transferred are also recorded within the scope of this request, as well as product and version information about the browser used and your computer’s operating system. We also record the website from which our page was accessed. The IP address of your computer is only stored for the duration of your use of the website and is then immediately deleted or made anonymous by shortening it. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time. We use this data for the operation of our website, in particular to detect and eliminate errors on the website, to determine the utilisation of the website and to make adjustments or improvements (legal basis: Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR).



Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service from Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. If you activate IP address anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand within member states of the European Union and other states that are a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases only, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse how you use the website in order to compile reports about the website activities and provide the website operator with further services linked to use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted from your browser through the use of Google Analytics will not be linked to other data from Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by activating the relevant setting in your browser software. However, if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link [] or alternatively setting an opt-out cookie by clicking on the following link.

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This website uses Google Analytics with the "_anonymizeIp()" extension. As a result, IP addresses are shortened for further processing in order to exclude the possibility of reference to direct persons.

We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics we acquire allow us to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR).

Further information about data processing by Google can be found in Google's privacy policy: .


DoubleClick by Google

This website continues to use the online marketing tool DoubleClick by Google. DoubleClick uses cookies in order to activate ads relevant to users, improve campaign performance reports, or to prevent a user from seeing the same ads more than once. Google uses a cookie ID to track which ads are displayed in which browser and to prevent them from being displayed more than once. In addition, DoubleClick may use cookie IDs to collect conversions related to ad requests. This is the case, for example, when a user sees a DoubleClick ad and later visits the advertiser's website with the same browser and buys something there. According to Google, DoubleClick cookies do not contain any personal information.

Due to the marketing tools used, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Google server. We do not have any influence on the scope and further use of the data collected by Google through the use of this tool and therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge: By integrating DoubleClick, Google receives information that you have accessed the corresponding part of our website or clicked on one of our ads. If you are registered with a Google service, Google may associate your visit with your account. Even if you are not registered with Google or have not logged in, it is possible that the provider may obtain and store your IP address.

You can prevent participation in this tracking procedure in various ways:

  • a. By setting your browser software accordingly, in particular the suppression of third party cookies means that you will not receive any ads from third party providers.
  • b. By disabling cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the "" domain,, which will be deleted when you delete your cookies.
  • c. By disabling the interest-based advertisements from providers that are part of the "About Ads" self-regulation campaign via the link, whereby this setting is deleted if you delete your cookies.
  • d. Through permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome via the link  Please note that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this offer in full.

The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 Para. 1 (1) (f) GDPR. For more information about DoubleClick by Google, please visit and, and general information about data protection at Google:  Alternatively, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) website via Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield,


Embedded content from third parties (e.g. Google Maps)

If third party content such as Google Maps is displayed on our websites, it is necessary to transfer your IP address and the content displayed under "Logfiles" to the third party provider in order to make this content available and to display it in your browser. We do not have any influence on data processing at the third party provider. If you are logged in to the third party with a user account, the third party may associate your user behaviour with your user account. If necessary, the third party provider stores your data as user profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the design of its website in line with requirements. You must address any rights of objection against the creation of these user profiles to the third party provider.

For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the third party provider, please refer to their privacy policy. There you will also find further information about your rights and setting options to protect your privacy:


Revocation of consent and objection to data processing

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

If we base the processing of your personal data on the weighing of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if processing is not necessary in particular to fulfil a contract with you, which is described by us in the following description of the functions. When exercising such objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing.

You can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time.

You can send us your revocation or objection under the contact details under "Data controller".

Your rights

You have the following rights with us regarding your personal data:

  • • Right to information
  • • Right to amendment or deletion
  • • Right to limitation of processing
  • • Right of opposition to processing
  • • Right to data transferability.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.


Data controller

Oetker Hotel Management Company GmbH, Schillerstraße 7, 76530 Baden-Baden, Tel: +49 (0)7221 900 843, Fax: +49 (0)7221 900 8741, e-mail:

Data protection officer: or at our postal address with the addition "Data protection officer".