Terms & Conditions
I. General provisions
These Terms and Conditions govern the terms under which you may access and use our website (“the
Website”) and mobile phone application (“the Application”), and the services associated with it
(together, the "Service"). By accessing, registering with and using the Service, you agree to be bound
by the terms of the Terms and Conditions.
In the present Terms and Conditions the terms “we”, “us”, “our” refer to BC Remittance Limited or
BCRemit and “you”, “your” refer to any person who accesses and/or uses the Service. It is important
that you understand that access and use of the Service is conditional on your acceptance of present
Terms and Conditions. The language of these Terms and Conditions is English and all Services,
instructions and transactions carried out in connection with it shall be in English.
In this Terms and Conditions the terms below shall have the following definition(s):
“Compliance Officer” means one or more members of staff at BC Remittance Ltd. who is
responsible for compliance with Money Transfer Regulations, anti-money laundering
legislation and other applicable laws;
“Fees” means the charges and fees we charge to you for the Service, as applicable, in
accordance with the price list published on the Website and/or the Application, or the
prices or rates that we communicate to you before we issue a Confirmation, or as
provided in these Terms and Conditions;
“Force Majeure Event” means any of the circumstances referred to in clause Vll.G;
“FX Spread” is where you pay for a transaction in one currency and it is paid out in
another currency, we apply an FX spread. The FX spread is the difference between the
exchange rate we buy the currency in and the exchange rate we are able to provide to
you and we communicated it in the order confirmation and it covers our costs plus a
“Malicious Code” means computer viruses, Trojans, software locks, drop-dead devices,
malicious logic or trap door, worms, time bombs, corrupted files or other computer
programme routines that are intended to delete, disable, deactivate, damage,
detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any systems, data,
personal information or property of another;
“Money Transfer Regulations” means the applicable laws of the United Kingdom or of the
country from which funds are transferred or where funds are intended to be received
which relate to electronic money transfer services including, without limitation, the
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000/20016, the Payment Services Regulations 2017
and the Electronic Money Regulations 2011;
“Prohibited purpose” means any unlawful purpose (whether such illegality arises in the
country from which the funds are transferred or where they are intended to be received
or in any territory with jurisdiction over the Sender or the Receiver) including, without
limitation, the transfer or receipt of payment for illegal activities, the transfer of funds
which constitute proceeds of crime or money laundering under the Proceeds of Crime
Act 2002 or which are obtained by illegal activity, the transfer of funds for the purpose of
funding illegal activity, the transfer of funds for the purpose of avoiding the seizure of
such funds by law enforcement authorities or under orders of any court of law, and any
transfer of funds without the permission of their owner;
“Recipient” means the person who receives the money through the Service,
“Reference number” means the unique transaction number, which will be issued to you
as and which the recipient will be required to provide to our partners in order to receive
the amount transferred,
“Sender” means the person who initiates the carrying out of a money transfer through
“Transaction” means every money transfer that you initiate using the Service and/or
every other use that you make of the Service,
“Website” means the website bcremit.com operated by BCRemit to provide online
money transfer services and the related information.
III. Eligibility and access rights
By using the Service you warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that you have a legal
capacity to enter into legally binding contracts.
Without prejudice to your rights in relation to any order for Services in relation to which we
issued a Confirmation (in accordance with clause V below), we reserve the right, at any time,
to terminate or suspend your access to the Service without prior notice if:
You use the Service or attempt to use it for any Prohibited Purpose;
You attempt to transfer or charge funds from an account that does not belong to
We receive conflicting claims regarding ownership of or the right to withdraw funds
from a debit or credit card account;
You have provided us with false evidence of your identity or you keep failing in
providing us with true, accurate, current and complete evidence of your identity or
details regarding transactions;
You attempt to tamper, hack, modify, overload, or otherwise corrupt or circumvent
the security and/or functionality of the Website and/or the Application or to infect it
with any Malicious Code;
You are in breach of these Terms and Conditions;
We have reason to believe that any of the foregoing has occurred or is likely to
A Compliance Officer has taken a discretionary decision to do so.
IV. How the contract is formed between you and us
After you place a money transfer order via the Website or the Application an e-mail will be
sent to you acknowledging that your order has been received. Please note that this does not
mean that your order is accepted.
A transaction order constitutes solely an offer to buy our services, which is subject to our
discretionary acceptance. Such acceptance will be communicated to you via e-mail
confirming that we are processing your request (hereinafter called “the Confirmation”). The
contract between you and us (hereinafter called “the Contract”) will only be formed when
the Confirmation has been sent.
The Contract relates solely to the services that have been confirmed accepted in the
We reserve the right to refuse to perform any of the Services (including after Confirmation) if:
- We are unable to obtain satisfactory evidence of your identity;
- You provide us with false, incorrect or incomplete information;
- We are unable to reach you via contact details provided by you;
- Your transfer order, information or documentation is not provided sufficiently in
advance to allow us to process it in accordance to your request;
- You attempt to tamper, hack, modify, overload, or otherwise corrupt or circumvent
the security and/or functionality of the Website and/or the Application or to infect it
with any Malicious Code;
- You are in breach of these Terms and Conditions;
- You or the order you placed are in breach of any applicable laws or regulations or
are made for a Prohibited Purpose;
- Processing the Service in accordance with your order may expose us to liability;
- We are unable to process your transfer due to variations in business hours, currency exchange or currency availability issues or due to any Force Majeure Event;
- We have reason to believe that any of the foregoing has occurred or is likely to
- A Compliance Officer has taken a discretionary decision to do so.
- We shall not be liable for any damages, costs or losses incurred by the Sender or the
Recipient or any third party if, as a result of any of the circumstances referred to in clause
III.B or VI.D, we fail to complete the transfer of funds in accordance with an order.
V. Information provided after we process a transaction
After we process your transaction to the Recipient an e-mail will be sent to you with the following
- A transaction reference number,
- A confirmation of the exact amount we are sending to the Recipient on your behalf in both
pay in and pay out currencies,
- A confirmation of the Fee that has been charged,
- An exchange rate applied to your transaction,
- A confirmation of the bank to which the money has been sent ( for credit to bank option),
VI. Confidentiality/ privacy
As a fully regulated institution and with a purpose of providing the Service we are bound by
the legal requirements to obtain, verify and record information about our customers.
Therefore we may request from you or consult any legal sources to obtain your personal data
when offering the Service to you.
Your personal information will be treated and processed securely and strictly in accordance
with applicable laws and regulations.
We will not treat customer information as confidential where it is already public knowledge
or where it becomes public knowledge through no fault of our own.
We may disclose customer information if we are required to do so by law, by court order, by
any statutory, legal or regulatory requirement, by the police or any other competent
authorities in connection with the prevention or detection of crime or to help combat fraud, money laundering and terrorism financing. We may also report suspicious activity to
appropriate competent law enforcement or government authorities.
For more details and information regarding the confidentiality, privacy and security please
VII. Limitations of liability
If a money transfer you ordered is delayed or fails, you may have a right to receive a refund
less applicable fees or compensation under Money Transfer Regulations. Please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding refunds and compensations.
Claims for refund or compensation must be supported by all available evidence.
If a money transfer in accordance with an order you made and that we Confirmed is delayed
or fails and you are not entitled to a refund or compensation under the Money Transfer
Regulations, we expressly limit our liability in respect of any such delayed or failed transfer
(including for any claimed refund) to the greater of: (a) the amount of any service charge that
was paid to us; and (b) €500. The foregoing cap on our liability applies to any single
transaction, act, omission or event and to any number of related transactions, acts, and
omissions or events.
Except as provided in clause 9.5, we shall not be liable to you or to any third party in relation
to the Services, whether for breach of contract, tort (including negligence),
misrepresentation, unjust enrichment or any other grounds, for any indirect, incidental,
consequential or special damages including any loss of profits or savings or anticipated
profits or savings, loss of data, loss of opportunity, loss or reputation, goodwill or business or
any economic loss, even if we are advised in advance of the possibility of such loss.
Nothing in this clause shall:
- Exclude or limit liability on our part for death or personal injury resulting from our
- Exclude liability for our fraud, our wilful misconduct or gross negligence.
We are not liable for the quality, safety, legality, or delivery of the goods or services that you
pay for using the Services.
We shall not be liable for any breach of our obligations under the Contract to you nor for any
failure or delay in performance of any obligations under the Contract arising from or
attributable to acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond our reasonable control, including,
without limitation, where our failure to perform our obligations arise from:
an act of God, fire, flood, earthquake, windstorm or other natural disaster,
explosion or accidental damage, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed
conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, export controls, breaking off of diplomatic relations or similar actions, terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or
riots, pandemic or epidemic, industrial disputes, shortages of raw materials or
components, general disruptions to transportation, telecommunication systems,
power supply or other utilities;
the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions imposed by any government
the actions or omissions of the third parties;
malfunctions in communications facilities which cannot reasonably be considered to
be under our control and that may affect the accuracy or timeliness of messages
you send to us;
any losses or delays in transmission of messages arising out of the use of any
internet access service provider or caused by any browser or other software which
is not under our control; or
any Malicious Code interfering with the Service
- (each, a “Force Majeure Event”).
Our performance under the Contract shall be deemed suspended for the period that the
Force Majeure Event continues and the time for performance will be extended for the
duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to find a solution by which
our obligations under the Contract may be resumed despite the Force Majeure Event.
VIII. Your responsibilities and obligations
You will not use the Service unless you are at least 18 years old and you have a legal capacity
to enter into legally binding contracts.
- The Fees for each Service we have provided to you have to be paid.
You shall comply with these Terms and Conditions as well as with any applicable laws, rules
- In relation to your registration and use of the Service you will:
provide us with accurate, current, complete and true evidence of your identity and
any additional information or evidence we may require to confirm your identity;
supply us with all information and documentation we may ask in order to process
your transfer and to comply with any legal requirements applicable to us or to our
partners (including without limitation, the Money Transfer Regulations and the
Money Laundering Regulations 2017);
update all information you provide to us to keep it accurate, current, complete and
not use the Service for or in connection with any Prohibited Purpose or attempt to
tamper, hack, modify, overload, or otherwise corrupt or circumvent the security
and/or functionality of the Website and/or the Application or to infect it with any
transfer money only from your own credit, debit card or bank account. You may not
submit a transfer on behalf of another person;
not open more than one account with us;
keep your Reference Number secure, you must not share the Reference Number or
any other transaction details with anybody except the Recipient;
use the Service to send money only to people that you know personally or to pay for
goods and services purchased from suppliers of whom you have sufficient
knowledge and whose identity you verified. You acknowledge that we have no
control over the suppliers or over the goods and services for which you use our
Services to make payments and we have no responsibility for the quality, safety,
legality, or the delivery of such goods or services to you.
You understand and accept that:
We are legally obliged to retain information about our users and the transactions
that we process for up to 5 years or as may be required from time to time by
applicable law or by any regulatory authorities;
All currency converted as part of the Service will be converted using our rate of
exchange (as published on the Website and/or the Application or as may be
communicated to you before we issue a Confirmation);
We reserve the right to increase the FX Spread when the markets are closed
(weekends, bank holidays) to prevent loss stemming from currencies fluctuating and
ensure payouts for our customers (we will still display the rate that we are offering
on the homepage and the final rate on the checkout page before confirming the
Some countries may impose minimum and maximum thresholds in relation to the
amounts that can be sent through our Service;
You will be liable to us for all losses which we suffer or incur in relation to any fraud
or fraudulent activity by you;
You must call us or write an e-mail to us as soon as possible if you believe or suspect
that a transfer of funds was not executed properly or that the amount has not been
received or was only partly received;
It is your responsibility to inform the Recipient of the information he/she will need
to provide in order to collect the money you transfer through the Service (such as photographic identification, the exact amount of the send order and the Reference
IX. Fees and payment methods
The prices for the Service consist of FX Spread and the Fees.
Our Fees vary from time to time, but changes in the Fees will not apply to any orders in
respect for which we have already sent you the Confirmation.
If you pay by debit card it will be charged as soon as we accept your request for the transfer.
When you pay by debit card and your order is refused by your bank or by the card issuer,
your bank account will not be debited. However, it is possible that your bank or the card
issuer might hold the amount you tried to send. If this happens you will need to contact your
bank or card issuer to resolve the issue.
Discounts on our Fees may be available through promotions that we or our partners may
offer from time to time. Promotions are subject to terms and conditions and will be
honoured in accordance with their published terms.
X. Cancellations and refunds
You have a right to cancel an order before payment has been made to the Recipient. You
may exercise this right by:
- Calling us on +44 203 2877 103
- Emailing us at email@example.com.
If you exercise your right to cancel the order after you have already paid us the funds to be
- we will refund money paid by you and intended for a Recipient only under the
condition that it has not already been paid out to the Recipient in accordance with
your original instructions prior to the cancellation request; and
we reserve the right to retain the Fees charged for the Service (and we may charge
you with those Fees if they have not yet been paid); and
if by the time you notify us of the cancellation of the transfer we have already sent the
money to one of our partners in the country of destination, we may not be able to
successfully cancel the order, given that the cancellation procedures with our partners differ
in length and complexity, as well as often require communication across time zones.
Refunds can take up to 7 working days to be processed and this depends as well on the
customer’s bank processes, which are beyond our control.
We reserve the right not to refund amounts smaller than £3 or €3 and charge a refund fee of
£3 or €3 (according to the currency with which you pay us) if the refund has been requested
by the customer with no fault of our own.
If we do not transfer the money to the Recipient in accordance with an order within 45 days
after your instructions have been received, provided that you correctly followed our
procedures and complied with all our policies, you may ask for a refund of the money
transferred to us and intended for the Recipient.
If the Recipient does not collect the money within 13 months after the date it became
available for collection, all rights of cancellation of the order or refund of the money
transferred or the Fees shall be deemed to be waived by you.
Your order expires after 1 month. In case the money has not been collected (in the case of
cash transfers) or the order requires a correction, we reserve the right to cancel your order
without prior notice to you and to refund to you the amount that was to be transferred. The
refund will not include the Fees paid for the Service, which we will retain.
We value your feedback as it helps us improve our service. We have established internal
procedures for complaints. You can make a complaint in writing to us regarding any aspect of
the Service by mail or e-mail to the following addresses:
- 103 Burgoyne House, Ealing Road, London TW8 0GB, United Kingdom,
We will investigate your complaint and use reasonable endeavours to come back to you with
the results of our investigation within 7 working days after receipt of your complaint.
If you are still dissatisfied with the manner in which we have dealt with your complaint or the
outcome of it, you have a right to refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service,
South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR, Tel No 0800 0234 567,
XII. Money transfer and the payment services regulations
The Payment Services Regulations 2017 (hereinafter called “the Regulations”) govern the transfer of
money to recipients within the European Economic Area (being all members states of the European
Union, together with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein), where the transfer of funds is carried out in
Euros, Sterling or the currency of another EEA state which has not adopted the Euro as its currency.
The Regulations regulate payment services, which have an electronic component and place payment
services providers into certain categories as well as require certain payment institutions to be
authorised by the FCA and to follow conduct of business rules. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
XIII. Written communications
Applicable laws and regulations require that some of the information we send to you or
communications between you and us should be in writing. You agree to receive such written
communications electronically. You also agree that electronic means of communication shall be
effective for the purpose of the Contract between you and us. The foregoing does not affect your
XIV. Notices and communications
All notices given to us must be in the English Language and sent to BC Remittance Ltd., 103 Burgoyne
House, Ealing Road, London TW8 0GB, United Kingdom. We may give notices to you in connection
with any aspect of the Service or any order either through the e-mail address or the postal address
that you provided to us or in any other way permitted pursuant these Terms and Conditions. Notices
to you will be deemed received and properly served immediately after an e-mail is sent to you at the
address you provided, or where a notice is sent to your postal address, one day after the date of
posting in the case of domestic notices and 6 days in the case of international mail.
XV. Transfer of rights and obligations
We shall be entitled, without your consent, to transfer our rights and obligations under these
Terms and Conditions and under any Contract to any of our affiliates or to any entity or
person that acquires our business. Any such transfer of rights and obligation will have effect
upon notice being given to you (including notices given through the Website or the
We are entitled to perform our obligations to you through subcontractors, agents and other
You may only transfer your rights and obligations under the Contract if we have agreed for
this in writing.
If we fail, at any time during the term of the Contract, to insist upon strict performance of
any of your obligations under the Contract or any clause of these Terms and Conditions, or if
we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract
or by law, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and will not relieve you
from compliance with such obligations.
- A waiver by us of any default will not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.
No waiver by us of any term in these Terms and Conditions will be effective unless it is
expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with
these Terms and Conditions.
If any court or competent authority holds that any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions or
any provisions of the Contract are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, that shall not
affect the other terms of these Terms and Conditions or the Contract which will continue in full force
and effect to the fullest extent permitted by law.
XVIII. Entire agreement
These Terms and Conditions and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the
whole agreement between us and you and supersede all previous discussions,
correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between
us and you relating to the subject matter hereof.
You acknowledge that, in entering into the Contract and accepting these Terms and
Conditions, you do not rely on, or will have no remedies in respect of, any representation or
warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not expressly set out in these
Terms and Conditions or the documents referred to in them.
- Nothing in this clause limits or excludes any liability for fraud.
XIX. Our right to vary these terms and conditions
- We reserve the right to revise, amend or replace these Terms and Conditions from time to
Our Terms and Conditions in force at the time that you order Services from us will have
effect between you and us for the purpose of that order. We may notify you of a change to the Terms and Conditions after you place an order but before we send you the Confirmation,
in which case, unless you notify us within a reasonable period of time and in any event within
seven days that you wish to cancel the order, the revised Terms and Conditions will apply.
XX. Third party rights
A person who is not a party to this Agreement shall have no rights to enforce the provisions of this
Agreement under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
XXI. Law and jurisdiction
Contracts for the purchase of our services using the Website or the Application and any dispute or
claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including
non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law. Any dispute or claim arising out
of or in connection with such contracts or their formation (including non-contractual disputes or
claims) will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. The
foregoing shall be without prejudice to your statutory rights.
XXII. Intellectual property
The Website and the Application, the content, the name BCRemit and other names, logos,
signs, domain names, email addresses and other indications of origin displayed on the
Website or the Application relating to our products and/or services and all intellectual
property relating to them and contained in them (including but not limited to copyrights,
patents, database rights, design right, trade marks,) (“IPRs”) are owned by us, our affiliates or
third party licensors. Other names and logos of third party product, service and companies
displayed on the Website may be the trademarks of third parties. You shall not acquire any
right, title or interest in any such IPRs by reason of the Services or the Contract and all right,
title and interest in and to the Website and the Application shall remain our property and/or
the property of such other third parties.
You may use the Website and the Application only for the purpose of the bona fide use of
our Services as an individual consumer or business customer and only as permitted by these
Terms and Conditions or described on the Website. You are authorized solely to view and to
retain a copy of the pages of the Website for your own personal use. The Website and the
Application and the Services may not be used for the purpose of testing the Service or to
obtain information about the Service or about us. You may not duplicate, publish, modify, create derivative works from, participate in the transfer or sale of, post on the internet, or in
any way distribute or exploit the Website, the Application or any portion thereof for any
public or commercial use without our express written permission. You may not: (a) use any
robot, spider, scraper or other automated device to access the Website or the Application or
to use the Service; and/or (b) remove or alter any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary
notice or legend displayed on the Website (or printed pages of the Website)
XXIII. The company and how to get in touch
BC Remittance Ltd. operates a website (the Website) and a mobile phone application (the
Application) that enable you to transfer money using a device connected to the Internet
and/or a mobile phone.
BC Remittance Ltd. is a company incorporated and licensed under the laws of the United
Kingdom, (company number 9478401) engaged in the business of funds remittance with its
Head Office located at 103 Burgoyne House, Ealing Road, London TW8 0GB, United
BCRemit is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Service
Regulations 2017 with registration number 680896 as Payment Institution.
We can be contacted via the following means:
- Telephone: +44 203 2877 103
- Post using the address: 103 Burgoyne House, Ealing Road, London TW8 0GB, United Kingdom,
- Email using the email address: email@example.com,
- Website: www.bcremit.com