General terms and conditions with customer information
Table of Contents
- Conclusion of contract
- Right of withdrawal
- Prices and terms of payment
- Delivery and shipping conditions
- Retention of title
- Liability for defects (warranty)
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
1.1 These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter "GTC") of Maria de Lourdes Tome Cardoso Koberne (hereinafter "Seller") apply to all contracts for the delivery of goods that a consumer or entrepreneur (hereinafter "Customer") concludes with the seller regarding the goods presented by the seller in his online shop. The inclusion of the customer's own conditions is hereby contradicted, unless otherwise agreed.
1.2 Consumer within the meaning of these terms and conditions is any natural person who concludes a legal transaction for purposes that are predominantly neither commercial nor their independent professional activity ;activities.
1.3 Entrepreneur in the sense of these terms and conditions is a natural or legal person or a legal partnership who, when concluding a legal transaction in the exercise of their commercial or self-employed professional activity.
2) Conclusion of contract
2.1 The product descriptions contained in the seller's online shop do not represent binding offers on the part of the seller, but serve to enable the customer to submit a binding offer.
2.2 The customer can submit the offer via the online order form integrated in the seller's online shop. After placing the selected goods in the virtual shopping cart and going through the electronic ordering process, the customer submits a legally binding contract offer with regard to the goods contained in the shopping cart by clicking the button that concludes the ordering process. Furthermore, the customer can also submit the offer to the seller by telephone.
2.3 The seller may accept the customer’s offer within five days,
- by sending the customer a written order confirmation or an order confirmation in text form (fax or email), whereby the receipt of the order confirmation by the customer is decisive, or
- by delivering the ordered goods to the customer, whereby receipt of the goods by the customer is decisive, or
- by asking the customer to pay after placing their order.
If there are several of the above alternatives, the contract is concluded at the point in time at which one of the above alternatives occurs first. The period for accepting the offer begins on the day after the customer has sent the offer and ends at the end of the fifth day following the sending of the offer. If the seller does not accept the customer's offer within the aforementioned period, this is deemed to be a rejection of the offer with the result that the customer is no longer bound by his declaration of intent.
2.5 When selecting the payment method "Amazon Payments" Payment is processed via the payment service provider Amazon Payments Europe s.c.a., 38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg (hereinafter: “Amazon”), subject to the Amazon Payments Europe User Agreement, available at https://payments.amazon.de/help/201751590. If the customer selects “Amazon Payments” as a payment method, he also issues a payment order to Amazon by clicking on the button that completes the ordering process. In this case, the seller already declares acceptance of the customer's offer at the point in time at which the customer triggers the payment process by clicking the button that completes the order process.
2.6 When submitting an offer via the seller's online order form, the text of the contract is saved by the seller after the conclusion of the contract and sent to the customer in text form after the order has been sent (e.g. e-mail, fax or letter). The seller does not make the text of the contract accessible beyond this. If the customer has set up a user account in the seller's online shop before sending his order, the order data will be archived on the seller's website and can be accessed by the customer via his password-protected user account, stating the corresponding login -Data can be retrieved for free.
2.7 Before the binding submission of the order via the seller's online order form, the customer can identify possible input errors by carefully reading the information displayed on the screen. An effective technical means for better recognition of input errors can be the enlargement function of the browser, with the help of which the display on the screen is enlarged. The customer can correct his entries during the electronic ordering process using the usual keyboard and mouse functions until he clicks on the button that completes the ordering process.
2.8 For the conclusion of the contract, German and English are available.
2.9 Order processing and contact are usually made via e-mail and automated order processing. The customer must ensure that the e-mail address provided by him for order processing is correct so that the e-mails sent by the seller can be received at this address. In particular, when using SPAM filters, the customer must ensure that all e-mails sent by the seller or by third parties commissioned to process the order can be delivered.
3) Right of withdrawal
3.1 Consumers have a right of withdrawal.
3.2 More information on the right of withdrawal can be found in the seller's cancellation policy.
4) Prices and terms of payment
4.1 Unless otherwise stated in the seller's product description, the prices quoted are total prices that include statutory sales tax. Any additional delivery and shipping costs are specified separately in the respective product description.
4.2 The payment option(s) will be communicated to the customer in the seller's online shop.
4.3 If advance payment by bank transfer has been agreed, payment is due immediately after conclusion of the contract, unless the parties have agreed on a later due date.
5) Terms of delivery and shipping
5.1 If the seller offers to ship the goods, delivery will be made within the delivery area specified by the seller to the delivery address specified by the customer, unless otherwise agreed. When processing the transaction, the delivery address given in the seller's order processing is decisive.
5.2 If the delivery of the goods fails for reasons for which the customer is responsible, the customer shall bear the reasonable costs incurred by the seller as a result. This does not apply with regard to the costs for the delivery if the customer effectively exercises his right of withdrawal. If the customer effectively exercises the right of cancellation, the regulation made in the seller's cancellation policy applies to the return costs.
5.3 If the customer acts as an entrepreneur, the risk of accidental loss and accidental deterioration of the goods sold passes to the customer as soon as the seller has sold the item delivered to the freight forwarder, the carrier or the person or institution otherwise responsible for carrying out the shipment. If the customer acts as a consumer, the risk of futureaccidental loss and accidental deterioration of the goods sold only when the goods are handed over to the customer or a person entitled to receive them. Deviating from this, the risk of accidental loss and accidental deterioration of the goods sold also passes to the customer for consumers as soon as the seller hands over the goods to the freight forwarder, the freight carrier or the other person responsible for the execution; person or institution designated to carry out the shipment, if the customer commissions the freight forwarder, the carrier or the person or institution otherwise designated to carry out the shipment and the seller provides the customer with this person or institution has not previously named.
5.4 The seller reserves the right to withdraw from the contract in the event of incorrect or improper self-delivery. This only applies in the event that the non-delivery is not the fault of the seller and that he has concluded a specific hedging transaction with the supplier with due diligence. The seller will use all reasonable efforts to procure the goods. In the event of unavailability or only partial availability of the goods, the customer will be informed immediately and the consideration will be refunded immediately.
5.5 Pickup is not possible for logistical reasons.
6) Retention of title
If the seller pays in advance, he retains ownership of the delivered goods until the purchase price owed has been paid in full.
7) Liability for defects (warranty)
7.1 Unless otherwise stated in the following provisions, the provisions of statutory liability for defects shall apply. Deviating from this, the following applies to contracts for the delivery of goods:
7.2 If the customer acts as an entrepreneur,
- the seller has the choice of the type of supplementary performance;
- In the case of new goods, the limitation period for defects is one year from delivery of the goods;
- In the case of used goods, the rights and claims due to defects are excluded;
- the limitation period does not begin again if a replacement delivery is made as part of the liability for defects.
7.3 The limitations of liability and shortened deadlines set out above do not apply
- for claims for damages and reimbursement of expenses by the customer,
- in the event that the seller has fraudulently concealed the defect,
- for goods which, in accordance with their normal use, have been used in a building and have caused its defectiveness,
- for any existing obligation of the seller to provide updates for digital products, in the case of contracts for the delivery of goods with digital elements.
7.4 Furthermore, for entrepreneurs, the statutory limitation periods for any existing statutory right of recourse remain unaffected.
7.5 If the customer acts as a consumer, he is asked to complain to the deliverer about delivered goods with obvious transport damage and to inform the seller of this. If the customer does not comply, this will have no effect whatsoever on his statutory or contractual claims for defects.
8) Alternative Dispute Resolution
8.1 The EU Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution under the following link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr
This platform serves as a contact point for the out-of-court settlement of disputes arising from online purchase or service contracts in which a consumer is involved.
8.2 The seller is neither obliged nor willing to participate in a dispute settlement procedure before a consumer arbitration board.