Terms & Conditions

Making A Purchase.
Making a purchase could not be easier. Just browse our Catalogue by entering the
Index, and click on any items that you wish to buy and Add to Cart . After you have finished your selection, click on Check Out with PayPal. You will be shown your order summary before proceeding and given the opportunity to cancel and return to the web site.
If you wish to pay by
Cheque please email us using the Contact section of the Web site and we will send an invoice by email. Goods will be dispatched on clearance of funds.
All products remain the property of
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds until they are paid for in full.

Dispatch Time.
We endeavour to dispatch goods within 24 hours of the receipt of the order with cleared funds. We make all reasonable endeavours to meet any stated delivery dates, however, any delivery dates given are only estimates and can change for reasons beyond our control.

Pricing Information.
- All prices are displayed in UK Pounds Sterling.
- Release dates are subject to change.
- Every effort is made to keep the website inventory current and up to date.
- Items are subject to being out of stock, out of print, or deleted at any time.
- Please notify us regarding any errors or discrepancies concerning our website.
- All products for sale on the
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds website are brand new unless marked otherwise

All sound-files remain the property of
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds who grant a licence for the purchaser to use those sounds on the decoder supplied by Wheeltappers DCC Sounds or alternatively loaded onto the customer's own decoder.
Any alteration of the sound file other than general settings i.e. volume control, chuff synchronisation and motor calibration can not be done without the express permission of
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds.
The sounds sold with a new sound decoder, supplied with a locomotive or other rail vehicle or loaded onto the customers own decoder may not be copied recorded or loaded onto any other decoder, recording or transmission device unless under the express permission of
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds.
Any such copying will be treated as an infringement of the copyright.
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds asserts their moral rights over this work in accordance with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988.
This copyright also protects a number of 'neighbouring and entrepreneurial' rights such as sound recordings.
Sound files sent to other suppliers under trade discount agreement will be subject to these terms and conditions on receipt of the sent locked file. Any attempt to obtain goods from this web site by using false details will be reported to the relevant authorities.

Wheeltappers DCC Sounds is a sole trader which is trading below the VAT registration requirements.
Any purchases outside of the UK maybe subject to further VAT payments, customer charges, handling charges and further postage charges.
As we are trading below the VAT registration requirement we cannot refund VAT charges to overseas and EU customers.

All advertised items come with the manufacturers standard warranty. Unless otherwise stated.
Return postage of items under warranty cannot be reclaimed and is the responsibility of the sender.
As from the 3rd November 2019 all returned faulty decoders
MUST have the 8 or 6 pin plug attached as anything returned without the fitted plug will be rejected by ESU for warranty.
8 Pin harness are available if you need to hard wire your locomotive.
The removal of the heat sink, where fitted, may also result in the rejection of a replacement under warranty.

In the unlikely event that you have a complaint about any aspect of dealing with Wheeltappers DCC Sounds please contact us at the earliest opportunity in order that we may amicably resolve the problem.

Cancellation and Returns Policy Under the Distance selling Regulations.
Once an order has been placed, you will have the right to cancel the order at any time prior to shipment without reason.
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds will return your money within 14 days of the receipt of the returned goods which have been cancelled. Depending upon the reason for cancellation, you may have to pay the cost of returning the goods to our premises. In the unlikely event that you wish to return goods to us you must contact us first to obtain a returns authorisation . All goods must be returned in the original packaging and complete with all booklets etc. within 7 days of cancellation date. The cost of returning the goods must be met by the purchaser together with any insurance costs. The risk of any returned goods not received by Wheeltappers DCC Sounds is wholly with the purchaser For your protection, we recommend that you use an insured tracked delivery service if the value of the return is more than £50 GBP..
Refunds on files sent as a re-blow (Digital Download) are not covered as there is no item to return as the customer has already received the goods and is still usable unless the file is faulty and has been checked by
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds.
An error in sending the incorrect decoder serial number may incur further payment for a fresh file to be sent at the discretion of
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds.

Damaged or Defective Goods.
You should inspect the goods when you receive them for physical defects or damage. If you find any such physical defects or damage Please let us know as soon as possible. This will enable us to make the necessary claim on the relevant Mail insurance. We will then arrange for the safe return to us at no cost to yourself. You will be offered a refund or replacement at your discretion, replacement is subject to availability.
No responsibility is taken by
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds for any damage to models due to incorrect fitting, wiring, body removable and fitting of third party equipment. i.e. smoke units and lights etc.

Shipping And Handling.
All prices are subject to postal charges (see Postal rates). Most items are shipped within 24 hours of receiving your order. All orders will be carefully packaged and legibly addressed. We are not responsible for the loss or damage of any package shipped to a customer - this is the responsibility of the Postal Service. We are willing to assist you in the investigation of the loss or damage of your package.

Privacy Policy.
Please read our Privacy Policy - if you do not agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy, you should not access or use this website.

This document describes Wheeltappers DCC Sounds Online Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy") for this website, wheeltappersdccsounds.co.uk (the "Site").

Changes in Privacy Policy.
Wheeltappers DCC Sounds reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion, and will provide notice of material changes on the home page of the Site.

Collection of Personal Information on this Site.
Personal information on this Site is collected by: Wheeltappers DCC Sounds

How Personal Information is collected on this Site.
As a visitor to the Site, you are not required to provide any personal information to Wheeltappers DCC Sounds. If, during your visit to the site, you elect to contact Wheeltappers DCC Sounds with general enquiries about Wheeltappers DCC Sounds products and services, you may be asked to complete an online form and provide information about yourself and the nature of your enquiry, including your name, e-mail address, contact telephone number, postal address and certain other information. When you use the Site Wheeltappers DCC Sounds may also collect certain technical and accessibility information about your computer to enable your use of the Site. For example, we may log browser version, operating system and the IP address of your computer. This information is used to monitor use of the Site and to measure traffic patterns on the Site. Wheeltappers DCC Sounds does not match this information with any personal information you may have submitted to us.

How your Personal Information is used.
Technical information collected Wheeltappers DCC Sounds monitoring your use of the Site - for example, how many users the Site receives daily and geographical information about user access to the Site - is collected as aggregate data and does not identify any user individually. Wheeltappers DCC Sounds may use this data for statistical analysis, marketing, or other promotional purposes. Wheeltappers DCC Sounds will not sell, transfer or give freely your personal information to any company or organisation without your consent except to comply with laws or regulations of the government or other regulatory body, or to protect the rights Wheeltappers DCC Sounds .

Updating your personal information and privacy preferences.
You have the right to update or correct your personal information held by Wheeltappers DCC Sounds. To update or correct your personal information and privacy preferences please write to or e-mail: Please include your name, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address in any communication with ourselves.

Privacy-related enquiries and complaints.
If you believe that Wheeltappers DCC Sounds has not complied with this Online Privacy Policy with respect to your personal information or you have other related enquiries, you may contact Wheeltappers DCC Sounds at the address provided above. In your correspondence, please describe in as much detail as possible the nature of your enquiry or the ways in which you believe that Wheeltappers DCC Sounds has not complied with its Online Privacy Policy. We will investigate your enquiry or complaint promptly and reply in writing to you.

Thank you for reading our Terms, Conditions and Privacy Policy.