General terms and conditions with customer information
Table of Contents
2. Conclusion of contract
3. Right of withdrawal
4. Prices and terms of payment
5. Delivery and shipping conditions
6. Retention of title
7. Liability for defects (warranty)
8. Special conditions for the processing of goods according to certain specifications of the customer
9. Redeeming gift certificates
10. Applicable Law
11. Alternative dispute resolution
1.1 These general terms and conditions (hereinafter "GTC") of Christoph Andrews (hereinafter "seller") VAT ID: DE238441958, apply to all contracts for the delivery of goods that a consumer or entrepreneur (hereinafter "customer") concludes with the seller with regard to the goods presented by the seller in his online shop. The inclusion of the customer's own conditions is hereby rejected, unless otherwise agreed.
1.2 These terms and conditions apply accordingly to contracts for the delivery of vouchers, unless expressly stipulated otherwise.
1.3 A consumer within the meaning of these terms and conditions is any natural person who concludes a legal transaction for purposes that can predominantly neither be attributed to their commercial nor their independent professional activity. An entrepreneur within the meaning of these terms and conditions is a natural or legal person or a legal partnership who, when concluding a legal transaction, is exercising their commercial or independent professional activity.
2) Conclusion of the contract
2.1 The product descriptions contained in the online shop of the seller do not represent binding offers on the part of the seller, but serve to submit a binding offer by the customer.
2.2 The customer can submit the offer using 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 in the shopping cart by clicking the button that concludes the ordering process. The customer can also submit the offer to the seller by telephone or email.
2.3 The seller can 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 e-mail), whereby the receipt of the order confirmation by the customer is decisive, or
- by delivering the ordered goods to the customer, whereby the receipt of the goods by the customer is decisive, or
- by asking the customer to pay after placing his order.
If there are several of the aforementioned alternatives, the contract is concluded at the time when one of the aforementioned alternatives occurs first. The period for accepting the offer begins on the day after the offer is sent by the customer 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 submitting an offer via the seller's online order form, the contract text is saved by the seller and sent to the customer in text form (e.g. e-mail, fax or letter) after submitting his order, along with these terms and conditions. In addition, the text of the contract is archived on the seller's website and can be accessed free of charge by the customer via his password-protected customer account by entering the corresponding login data, provided that the customer has created a customer account in the seller's online shop before sending his order.
2.6 Before placing a binding order using 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 representation on the screen is enlarged. The customer can correct his entries as part of the electronic ordering process using the usual keyboard and mouse functions until he clicks the button that concludes the ordering process.
2.7 Only the German language is available for the conclusion of the contract.
2.8 Order processing and contact are usually carried out by email and automated order processing. The customer must ensure that the e-mail address provided by him for processing the order 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 with the order processing can be delivered.
3) right of withdrawal
3.1 Consumers are generally entitled to a right of withdrawal.
3.2 More detailed information on the right of cancellation can be found in the seller's cancellation policy.
3.3 The right of withdrawal does not apply to consumers who do not belong to a member state of the European Union at the time the contract is concluded and whose sole residence and delivery address are outside the European Union at the time the contract is concluded.
3.4 A revocation for custom-made products for companies is excluded.
4) Prices and terms of payment
4.1 Unless otherwise stated in the seller's product description, the prices given are total prices that include statutory sales tax. Any additional delivery and shipping costs that may be incurred are specified separately in the respective product description.
4.2 For deliveries to countries outside the European Union, additional costs may arise in individual cases for which the seller is not responsible and which are to be borne by the customer. These include, for example, the costs of transferring money through credit institutions (e.g. transfer fees, exchange rate fees) or import duties or taxes (e.g. customs duties). Such costs can also arise in relation to the transfer of funds if the delivery is not made to a country outside the European Union, but the customer makes the payment from a country outside the European Union.
4.3 The payment option (s) will be communicated to the customer in the seller's online shop.
4.4 If prepayment by bank transfer has been agreed, payment is due immediately after conclusion of the contract, unless the parties have agreed a later due date.
4.6 If the payment method "SOFORT" is selected, payment will be processed by the payment service provider SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich (hereinafter "SOFORT"). In order to be able to pay the invoice amount via "SOFORT", the customer must have an online banking account with PIN / TAN that has been activated for participation in "SOFORT", identify himself accordingly during the payment process and submit the payment instruction to "SOFORT" to confirm. The payment transaction is carried out immediately afterwards by "SOFORT" and the customer's bank account is debited. The customer can call up more information on the "SOFORT" payment method on the Internet at https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.
4.7 If you choose the payment method purchase on account, the purchase price is due after the goods have been delivered and invoiced. In this case, the purchase price must be paid within 7 (seven) days of receipt of the invoice without deduction, unless otherwise agreed. The seller reserves the right to offer the payment method purchase on account only up to a certain order volume and to refuse this payment method if the specified order volume is exceeded. In this case, the seller will inform the customer of a corresponding payment restriction in his payment information in the online shop.
5) Delivery and shipping conditions
5.1 The delivery of goods takes place on the dispatch route 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. Deviating from this, when choosing the PayPal payment method, the delivery address stored by the customer at PayPal at the time of payment is decisive.
5.2 If the transport company sends the goods back to the seller because delivery to the customer was not possible, the customer bears the costs for the unsuccessful shipment. This does not apply if the customer is not responsible for the circumstance that led to the impossibility of delivery or if he was temporarily prevented from accepting the service offered, unless the seller announced the service a reasonable time in advance would have. Furthermore, this does not apply with regard to the shipping costs if the customer effectively exercises his right of withdrawal. For the return costs, if the customer exercises his right of withdrawal, the provisions made in the seller’s cancellation policy apply.
5.3 In the case of self-collection, the seller first informs the customer via email that the goods he has ordered are ready for collection. After receiving this e-mail, the customer can collect the goods from the seller's headquarters after consultation with the seller. In this case, no shipping costs will be charged.
5.4 Vouchers are given to the customer as follows:
- by post
5.5. The following also applies to deliveries of custom-made products to companies:
Excess or short deliveries of up to 10% are industriescommon and must be recognized. Charged will be the amount sent.
5.6 The beginning of the delivery time specified by us assumes the clarification of all technical questions. Compliance with our delivery obligation requires the timely and proper fulfillment of the contractual partner's obligations.
5.7 Timely and correct self-delivery is reserved.
5.8 Delivery dates or delivery periods, which can be agreed as binding or non-binding, must be specified in writing. Delivery times begin with the conclusion of the contract. If subsequent changes to the contract are agreed, a new delivery date or delivery period must be agreed at the same time, if necessary.
5.9 The delivery period is met if the delivery item has left our premises by the time it expires or the notification of readiness for dispatch has been sent.
5.10 The contractual partner can request us in writing 6 weeks after a non-binding delivery date or a non-binding delivery period has been exceeded to deliver within a reasonable period. We are only in default with this reminder. This does not apply if the preceding grace period is unreasonably long. The appropriate long grace period then applies.
5.11 Force majeure, riot, strike, lockout, official orders or interventions and significant operational disruptions through no fault of your own change the dates and deadlines specified in Sections 5.2 and 5.3 by the duration of the performance disruptions caused by these circumstances and an appropriate start-up period.
6) Retention of title
If the seller makes an advance payment, he retains ownership of the delivered goods until the purchase price owed has been paid in full.
7) Liability for defects (warranty)
7.1 If the purchased item is defective, the provisions of statutory liability for defects apply.
7.2 The customer is asked to complain to the deliverer about delivered goods with obvious transport damage and to inform the seller thereof. If the customer does not comply, this has no effect on his statutory or contractual claims for defects.
7.3 The following also applies to deliveries of custom-made products to companies:
The risk goes without prejudice to any assemblyobligations upon delivery to the shipping agent, but at the latest when leaving our company to the customer. If the goods are ready for dispatch, the risk is transferred to the contractual partner one week after receipt of a notification of readiness for dispatch, unless we have taken over the dispatch of the goods. If dispatch or acceptance is delayed due to circumstances for which the contractual partner is responsible, the risk is transferred when a notification of readiness for dispatch is sent. In all cases, we are only obliged to take out insurance on a special written order from the contractual partner to the extent specified at the latter's expense.
7.4 The contractual partner is obliged to take the goods Check for defects - also in the case of resale. Obvious defects are to be reported in writing within one week of receipt of the goods, hidden defects within one week of discovery; Otherwise the assertion of warranty claims is excluded. Transport damage must be reported within 48 hours.
8) Special conditions for the processing of goods according to certain specifications of the customer
8.1 If, according to the content of the contract, in addition to the delivery of goods, the seller also owes the processing of the goods according to certain specifications of the customer, the customer must provide the operator with all the content required for processing such as texts, images or graphics in the file formats, formatting, images specified by the operator - and file sizes available and grant him the necessary usage rights. The customer is solely responsible for the procurement and acquisition of rights to this content. The customer declares and assumes responsibility that he has the right to use the content provided to the seller. In particular, he ensures that no third party rights are violated, in particular copyrights, trademarks and personal rights.
8.2 The customer exempts the seller from claims by third parties that they can assert against the seller in connection with a violation of their rights through the contractual use of the customer's content. The customer also assumes the reasonable costs of the necessary legal defense including all court and lawyer costs in the statutory amount. This does not apply if the customer is not responsible for the infringement. In the event of a claim by a third party, the customer is obliged to immediately, truthfully and completely provide the seller with all information necessary for the examination of the claims and a defense.
8.3 The seller reserves the right to refuse processing orders if the content provided by the customer for this purpose violates legal or official prohibitions or against common decency. This applies in particular to the provision of unconstitutional, racist, xenophobic, discriminatory, offensive, youth-endangering and / or violence-glorifying content.
9) Redeeming gift vouchers
9.1 Vouchers that can be purchased via the seller's online shop (hereinafter "gift vouchers") can only be redeemed in the seller's online shop, unless otherwise stated in the voucher.
9.2 Gift vouchers and remaining balance of gift vouchers can be redeemed by the end of the third year after the year in which the voucher was purchased. Remaining credit will be credited to the customer until the expiry date.
9.3 Gift vouchers can only be redeemed before the order process has been completed. Subsequent billing is not possible.
9.4 Several gift vouchers can be redeemed for one order.
9.5 Gift vouchers can only be used for the purchase of goods and not for the purchase of other gift vouchers.
9.6 If the value of the gift voucher is insufficient to cover the order, one of the other payment methods offered by the seller can be selected to settle the difference.
9.7 The balance of a gift voucher is neither paid out in cash nor is interest paid.
9.8 The gift voucher is transferable. The seller can pay the respective owner who redeems the gift voucher in the seller's online shop with a discharging effect. This does not apply if the seller has knowledge or grossly negligent ignorance of the non-authorization, legal incapacity or lack of authorization of the respective owner.
10) Applicable Law
10.1 The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies to all legal relationships between the parties, excluding the laws on the international purchase of movable goods. In the case of consumers, this choice of law only applies insofar as the protection granted by mandatory provisions of the law of the state in which the consumer has his habitual residence is not withdrawn.
10.2 Furthermore, with regard to the statutory right of withdrawal, this choice of law does not apply to consumers who do not belong to any member state of the European Union at the time the contract is concluded and whose sole residence and delivery address are outside the European Union at the time the contract is concluded.
11) Alternative dispute resolution
11.1 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.
11.2 The seller is neither obliged nor willing to participate in a dispute settlement procedure before a consumer arbitration board.