Terms of Service
General Terms and Conditions
The following General Terms and Conditions (GTC) apply to all orders placed via our online shop by consumers and traders.
"Consumer" means an individual acting for purposes which are wholly or mainly outside that individual’s trade, business, craft or profession;
"trader" means a person acting for purposes relating to that person’s trade, business, craft or profession, whether acting personally or through another person acting in the trader’s name or on the trader’s behalf.
For traders the following applies: If the trader uses conflicting or supplementary General Terms and Conditions, their validity is hereby contradicted; they only become part of the contract if we have expressly agreed to them.
2. Contractual partner, formation of contract, correction facilities
The contract is concluded with Webdots GmbH.
The display of products within the online shop constitutes a binding offer on our part to enter into a contract vis-à-vis the items. You may place our products in your basket without obligation and amend your entries at any time prior to submitting a binding order by using the correction facilities that are provided for this purpose and explained during the ordering process. The contract is formed by clicking on the order button which indicates your acceptance of our offer concerning the goods contained in your basket. Once you have sent your order you will immediately receive a confirmation via e-mail.
3. Contract language, saving of the contract text
We save the text of the contract and forward the order data and our General Terms to you by e-mail. The text of the contract cannot be accessed via the internet for security reasons.
4. Delivery conditions
All prices include VAT. Delivery costs are added to the product prices as displayed. Delivery charges are explained within individual product offers.
You are entitled to collect your order from Webdots GmbH, Elso-Kloever-Strasse 9, 21337 Lueneburg, Germany during the following hours of business: 9am-6pm, Mon-Fri.
The following payment methods are basically available in our online shop.
Payment in advance
If you select payment in advance we provide you with our bank details in a separate e-mail and deliver the goods on receipt of funds.
With the submission of the order, you are sending us your credit card details at the same time.
After your identification as the legal cardholder, the payment transaction will be automatically carried and your card will be charged.
During the ordering process you will be forwarded to PayPal's website. To pay the invoice amount via PayPal, you must be registered there or register first, identify yourself with your access data and confirm the payment instructions to us. After submitting your order in the shop we instruct PayPal to initiate the payment transaction. Directly afterwards, the payment transaction is carried out automatically by PayPal. You will receive additional information during the ordering process.
You may pay for your purchase by means of bank transfer after you have received the goods together with the invoice. We reserve the right to allow payment by invoice only after we verify your credit rating.
6. Right to cancel
Consumers are entitled to the statutory right to cancel, as described in the instructions on the right to cancel. Traders are not granted any voluntary right to cancel.
7. Retention of title
The goods shall remain our property until full payment is made.
For traders, the following applies additionally: We reserve ownership of the goods until complete settlement of all claims arising from a current business relationship. You may resell reserved goods in ordinary business operations; you shall assign any claims arising from this resale – irrespective of connecting or mixing of the reserved goods with a new item - in the amount of the invoice amount to us in advance, and we accept this assignment. You remain authorised to collect the claims; however, we may likewise collect the claims ourselves, should you fail to fulfil your payment obligations.
8. Damage during delivery
For consumer the following applies: If the goods are delivered with obvious damage caused during delivery, please report the defect to the carrier and notify us without delay. Failure to make a complaint or to make contact does not in any way affect your legal rights or the enforcement of such rights, notably your warranty rights. However, in doing so you help us to assert our own claims against the carrier or transport insurer.
Applicable to traders: The risks of accidental loss or deterioration of the goods will transfer to you once we have submitted the item to the haulier, carrier or other contractor for forwarding to the defined person or establishment. Among traders, the duty to inspect and give notice of defects regulated in § 377 HGB (German Commercial Code) applies. The goods will be deemed to have been approved unless the defect was not detectable on inspection. This shall not apply if a given defect has been deliberately concealed by us.
9. Warranty and guarantees
We are under a legal duty to supply products that are in conformity with this contract.
Statutory rights shall apply with respect to liability for defects.
For traders, the limitation period for claims for defects in newly manufactured goods is one year from the transfer of risk. The sale of used goods is carried out under exclusion of any warranty. The statutory limitation periods for the right of recourse according to § 445a BGB remain unaffected.
With respect to traders, only our own information and the manufacturer’s product descriptions, which have been included in the contract, are regarded as the agreement regarding the quality of the goods; we assume no liability for public statements of the manufacturer or other advertising statements.
If the delivered item is defective, we may initially choose, with respect to businesses, whether we will provide supplementary performance by rectifying the defect (repair) or by delivering a non-defective item (replacement delivery), at our discretion.
The aforementioned restrictions and shortened time limit do not apply to claims for damages, which have been caused by us, our legal representatives or legal agents
• for injury to life, limb or health
• for deliberate or grossly negligent breach of duty, as well as fraud
• for breach of material contractual obligations, the fulfilment of which make the proper execution of the contract possible at all and which the contracting parties may generally rely on and trust in being complied with
• within the context of a guarantee commitment, where agreed.
Information about additionally applicable guarantees and their precise conditions can be found next to the product or on distinct information pages in the online shop, if applicable.
Customer Service: Tel: 44 20 39 663 003, Mon-Fri, 7am - 5pm.
We shall in any case be liable without limitation for claims due to damages that have been caused by us, our legal representatives or legal agents
• for injury to life, limb or health
• for deliberately or grossly negligent breach of duty
• for guarantee commitments, where agreed
• insofar as the scope of application of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 is open
• in relation to any other liability, including any liabilities under sale of goods or supply of services legislation, that may not by applicable law be excluded or limited.
For breach of material contractual obligations, the fulfilment of which make the proper execution of the contract possible at all and which the contracting parties may generally rely on and trust in being complied with, due to slight negligence by us, our legal representatives or legal agents, the amount of liability is limited to the foreseeable damages at the time of contract conclusion, the occurrence of which must typically be anticipated.
Ceteris paribus, claims for compensation for damages are excluded.
11. Code of conduct
We have submitted to the following codes of conduct:
12. Online dispute resolution
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolutios (ODR) which can be accessed at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. Consumers have the possibility to use this platform for resolving their disputes.
In order to settle disputes arising from a contractual relationship with a consumer or from whether such a contractual relationship exists at all, we are obliged to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer dispute resolution body. The competent body in this matter is: Universalschlichtungsstelle des Bundes am Zentrums für Schlichtung e.V., Straßburgerstraße 8, 77694 Kehl am Rhein, Germany, http://www.universalschlichtungsstelle.de. We will participate in a dispute settlement procedure before this authority.
13. Final provisions
If you are a trader, German law applies, to the exclusion of the UN Sales Convention.
If you are a "Merchant" (German "Kaufmann"), within the meaning of the German Commercial Code (HGB), public-law legal entity or special public-law fund, the exclusive legal jurisdiction for all disputes from contractual relationships between us and you is our registered office.
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