Table of contents
Article 1 – Definitions
Article 2 – Identity of the entrepreneur
Articele 3 – Applicability
Article 4 – The offer
Articele 5 – The agreement
Article 6 – Right of withdrawal
Article 7 – Costs in case of withdrawal
Article 8 – Exclusion of the right of withdrawal
Article 9 – The price
Article 10 – Compliance and warranty
Article 11 – Delivery and execution
Article 12 – Duration transactions: duration, termination and extension
Article 13 – Payment
Article 14 – Complaints procedure
Article 15 – Disputes
Article 16 – Additional or different provisions
Article 1 – Definitions
In these terms and conditions, the following definitions shall apply:
Withdrawal period: the period within which the consumer can exercise his right of withdrawal;
Consumer: the natural person not acting in the exercise of a profession or business and who enters into a distance contract with the trader;
Day: calendar day;
Duration transaction: a distance contract relating to a series of products and/or services, the delivery and/or purchase obligation of which is spread over time;
Durable data carrier: any means that enables the consumer or trader to store information addressed to him personally in a way that allows future consultation and unaltered reproduction of the stored information.
Right of withdrawal: the possibility for the consumer to waive the distance contract within the cooling-off period;
Model form: the model form for withdrawal made available by the entrepreneur which a consumer can fill in when he wants to exercise his right of withdrawal.
Entrepreneur: the natural or legal person offering products and/or services to consumers at a distance;
Distance contract: an agreement whereby, within the framework of a system organised by the entrepreneur for distance selling of products and/or services, up to and including the conclusion of the agreement, exclusive use is made of one or more techniques for distance communication;
Technique for distance communication: means that can be used for concluding an agreement, without the consumer and entrepreneur having come together in the same room at the same time.
General Terms and Conditions: the present General Terms and Conditions of the entrepreneur.
Article 2 – Identity of the entrepreneur
Leon van der Zanden
Phone number: + 31 (0) 6 24707714
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chamber of Commerce number: 34337299
VAT identification number: NL 0018.90.595 B70
Article 3 – Applicability
These general terms and conditions apply to every offer made by the entrepreneur and to every distance contract and order concluded between the entrepreneur and the consumer.
Before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions will be made available to the consumer. If this is not reasonably possible, before the remote agreement is concluded, it will be indicated that the general terms and conditions can be inspected at the entrepreneur’s premises and they will be sent free of charge to the consumer as soon as possible upon request.
If the distance contract is concluded electronically, notwithstanding the previous paragraph and before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions may be made available to the consumer electronically in such a way that it can be stored by the consumer in a simple manner on a durable data carrier. If this is not reasonably possible, before the distance contract is concluded, it will be indicated where the general terms and conditions can be inspected electronically and that they will be sent electronically or otherwise free of charge at the consumer’s request.
In the event that specific product or service conditions apply in addition to these general terms and conditions, the second and third paragraphs shall apply mutatis mutandis and, in the event of conflicting general terms and conditions, the consumer may always rely on the applicable provision that is most favourable to him.
If one or more provisions in these general terms and conditions are at any time wholly or partially void or annulled, the agreement and these terms and conditions shall otherwise remain in force and the provision concerned shall be replaced without delay by mutual agreement with a provision that approximates the purport of the original as closely as possible.
Situations not provided for in these general terms and conditions should be assessed ‘in the spirit’ of these general terms and conditions.
Uncertainties about the interpretation or content of one or more provisions of our terms and conditions must be interpreted ‘in the spirit’ of these general terms and conditions.
Artikel 4 – The offer
If an offer has a limited period of validity or is made subject to conditions, this shall be expressly stated in the offer.
The offer is without obligation. The entrepreneur is entitled to change and adjust the offer.
The offer contains a complete and accurate description of the products and/or services on offer. The description is sufficiently detailed to enable a proper assessment of the offer by the consumer. If the entrepreneur uses images, these are a truthful representation of the offered products and/or services. Obvious mistakes or obvious errors in the offer do not bind the entrepreneur.
All images, specifications and data in the offer are indicative and cannot be a reason for compensation or dissolution of the agreement.
Images of products are a true representation of the products offered. Operator cannot guarantee that the colours displayed correspond exactly to the real colours of the products.
Each offer contains such information that it is clear to the consumer what rights and obligations are attached to the acceptance of the offer. This concerns in particular
the price including taxes (unless specifically stated excluding VAT);
shipping costs are not included in the price
the manner in which the agreement will be concluded and which actions are necessary for this;
whether or not the right of withdrawal is applicable;
the method of payment, delivery and performance of the agreement;
the period for accepting the offer, or the period within which the trader guarantees the price;
the height of the tariff for distance communication if the costs of using the technique for distance communication are calculated on a basis other than the regular basic tariff for the means of communication used;
whether the agreement will be archived after its conclusion and, if so, how it can be consulted by the consumer;
the manner in which the consumer, before concluding the contract, can check and, if desired, rectify the data provided by him under the contract;
any languages other than Dutch in which the contract can be concluded;
the codes of conduct to which the trader is subject and the way in which the consumer can consult these codes of conduct electronically; and
the minimum duration of the distance contract in case of an extended transaction.
Article 5 – The agreement
The agreement is concluded, subject to the provisions of paragraph 4, at the moment of acceptance by the consumer of the offer and compliance with the corresponding conditions.
If the consumer has accepted the offer electronically, the entrepreneur will immediately confirm receipt of the acceptance of the offer electronically. As long as the receipt of this acceptance has not been confirmed by the entrepreneur, the consumer can dissolve the agreement.
If the agreement is concluded electronically, the entrepreneur will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to secure the electronic transfer of data and he will ensure a safe web environment. If the consumer can pay electronically, the entrepreneur will take appropriate security measures.
The entrepreneur can – within legal frameworks – inform himself whether the consumer can meet his payment obligations, as well as all those facts and factors that are important for a responsible conclusion of the distance contract. If, on the basis of this investigation, the entrepreneur has good reasons not to enter into the agreement, he is entitled to refuse an order or request with reasons, or to attach special conditions to the implementation.
The entrepreneur will send the following information to the consumer with the product or service, in writing or in such a way that it can be stored by the consumer in an accessible manner on a durable data carrier.
the visiting address of the establishment of the entrepreneur where the consumer can go with complaints;
the conditions under which and the manner in which the consumer can make use of the right of withdrawal, or a clear statement regarding the exclusion of the right of withdrawal;
the information about warranties and existing after-sales service;
the information included in Article 4 paragraph 3 of these terms and conditions, unless the entrepreneur has already provided this information to the consumer before the execution of the agreement;
the requirements for termination of the agreement if the agreement has a duration of more than one year or is of an indefinite duration.
In the case of a long-term transaction, the provision in the previous paragraph only applies to the first delivery.
Every agreement is entered into under the conditions precedent of sufficient availability of the relevant products.
Article 6 – Right of withdrawal
When purchasing products, the consumer has the option of dissolving the contract without giving reasons during 14 days. This cooling-off period starts on the day after receipt of the product by the consumer or a representative designated in advance by the consumer and announced to the entrepreneur.
During the cooling-off period, the consumer will handle the product and the packaging with care. He will only unpack or use the product to the extent necessary to assess whether he wishes to keep the product. If he makes use of his right of withdrawal, he will return the product with all accessories supplied and – if reasonably possible – in the original condition and packaging to the entrepreneur, in accordance with the reasonable and clear instructions provided by the entrepreneur.
If the consumer wishes to make use of his right of withdrawal, he is obliged to make this known to the entrepreneur within 14 days after receipt of the product. The consumer must make this known by means of the model form or by means of another means of communication, such as by e-mail. After the consumer has indicated that he wishes to make use of his right of withdrawal, the customer must return the product within 14 days. The consumer must prove that the delivered goods have been returned on time, for example by means of proof of dispatch.
If the customer has not made it known after the expiry of the periods referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 that he wishes to make use of his right of withdrawal resp. has not returned the product to the entrepreneur, the purchase is a fact.
Article 7 – Costs in case of withdrawal
If the consumer makes use of his right of withdrawal, the costs of return will be borne at most.
If the consumer has paid an amount, the entrepreneur will refund this amount as soon as possible, but no later than 14 days after cancellation. This is subject to the condition that the product has already been received back by the web retailer or that conclusive proof of complete return can be submitted. Reimbursement will be made via the same payment method used by the consumer, unless the consumer gives explicit permission for a different payment method.
In the event of damage to the product due to careless handling by the consumer himself, the consumer is liable for any reduction in value of the product.
The consumer cannot be held liable for depreciation of the product if the entrepreneur has not provided all legally required information about the right of withdrawal, this must be done before the conclusion of the purchase agreement.
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Article 8 – Exclusion right of withdrawal
The entrepreneur can exclude the consumer’s right of withdrawal for products as described in paragraphs 2 and 3. The exclusion of the right of withdrawal only applies if the entrepreneur has clearly stated this in the offer, at least in time for the conclusion of the agreement.
Exclusion of the right of withdrawal is only possible for products:
that have been created by the entrepreneur in accordance with the consumer’s specifications;
that are clearly personal in nature;
which cannot be returned due to their nature;
that can spoil or age quickly;
the price of which is subject to fluctuations in the financial market over which the entrepreneur has no influence;
for loose newspapers and magazines;
for audio and video recordings and computer software of which the consumer has broken the seal.
for hygienic products of which the consumer has broken the seal.
Exclusion of the right of withdrawal is only possible for services:
regarding accommodation, transport, restaurant business or leisure activities to be performed on a specific date or during a specific period;
the delivery of which has started with the express consent of the consumer before the cooling-off period has expired;
regarding betting and lotteries.
Article 9 – The price
During the period of validity stated in the offer, the prices of the products and/or services offered will not be increased, except for price changes as a result of changes in VAT rates.
Contrary to the previous paragraph, the entrepreneur can offer products or services whose prices are subject to fluctuations in the financial market and over which the entrepreneur has no influence, with variable prices. This dependence on fluctuations and the fact that any stated prices are target prices are stated in the offer.
Price increases within 3 months after the conclusion of the agreement are only permitted if they are the result of statutory regulations or provisions.
Price increases from 3 months after the conclusion of the agreement are only permitted if the entrepreneur has stipulated this and:
they are the result of legal regulations or provisions; or
the consumer has the authority to cancel the agreement with effect from the day on which the price increase takes effect.
The prices stated in the offer of products or services include VAT.
All prices are subject to printing and typographical errors. No liability is accepted for the consequences of printing and typesetting errors. In the event of printing and typesetting errors, the entrepreneur is not obliged to deliver the product according to the incorrect price.
Article 10 – Conformity and Warranty
The entrepreneur guarantees that the products and/or services comply with the agreement, the specifications stated in the offer, the reasonable requirements of soundness and/or usability and the legal provisions and/or provisions existing on the date of the conclusion of the agreement. or government regulations. If agreed, the entrepreneur also guarantees that the product is suitable for other than normal use.
A guarantee provided by the entrepreneur, manufacturer or importer does not affect the legal rights and claims that the consumer can assert against the entrepreneur on the basis of the agreement.
Any defects or incorrectly delivered products must be reported to the entrepreneur in writing within 2 months after delivery. Return of the products must be in the original packaging and in new condition.
The warranty period of the entrepreneur corresponds to the manufacturer’s warranty period. However, the entrepreneur is never responsible for the ultimate suitability of the products for each individual application by the consumer, nor for any advice regarding the use or application of the products.
The warranty does not apply if:
The consumer has repaired and/or modified the delivered products himself or had them repaired and/or modified by third parties;
The delivered products have been exposed to abnormal conditions or are otherwise carelessly treated or are contrary to the instructions of the entrepreneur and/or have been treated on the packaging;
The defect is wholly or partly the result of regulations that the government has set or will set with regard to the nature or quality of the materials used.
Article 11 – Delivery and performance
The entrepreneur will take the greatest possible care when receiving and executing orders for products and when assessing applications for the provision of services.
The place of delivery is the address that the consumer has made known to the company.
With due observance of what is stated in paragraph 4 of this article, the company will execute accepted orders expeditiously but no later than 30 days, unless the consumer has agreed to a longer delivery period. If the delivery is delayed, or if an order cannot or only partially be executed, the consumer will be notified of this no later than 30 days after he has placed the order. In that case, the consumer has the right to dissolve the agreement without costs. The consumer is not entitled to compensation.
All delivery times are indicative. The consumer cannot derive any rights from any stated terms. Exceeding a term does not entitle the consumer to compensation.
In the event of dissolution in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article, the entrepreneur will refund the amount paid by the consumer as soon as possible, but no later than 14 days after dissolution.
If delivery of an ordered product proves to be impossible, the entrepreneur will endeavor to make a replacement item available. At the latest upon delivery, it will be reported in a clear and comprehensible manner that a replacement item will be delivered. For replacement items right of withdrawal can not be excluded. The costs of a possible return shipment are for the account of the entrepreneur.
The risk of damage and/or loss of products rests with the entrepreneur until the moment of delivery to the consumer or a representative designated in advance and made known to the entrepreneur, unless expressly agreed otherwise.
Article 12 – Duration transactions: duration, cancellation and renewal
The consumer can terminate an agreement that has been entered into for an indefinite period and that extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services, at any time with due observance of the agreed cancellation rules and a notice period of no more than one month.
The consumer can terminate an agreement that has been entered into for a definite period and that extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services, at any time towards the end of the fixed term, with due observance of the agreed termination rules and a notice period of at least maximum one month.
The consumer can use the agreements referred to in the previous paragraphs:
cancel at any time and not be limited to cancellation at a specific time or in a specific period;
at least cancel in the same way as they have been entered into by him;
always cancel with the same notice period as the entrepreneur has stipulated for himself.
An agreement that has been entered into for a definite period and that extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services may not be tacitly extended or renewed for a fixed term.
Contrary to the previous paragraph, an agreement that has been entered into for a definite period and that extends to the regular delivery of daily news and weekly newspapers and magazines may be tacitly renewed for a fixed term of a maximum of three months, if the consumer has terminated this extended agreement against at the end of the extension can cancel with a notice period of no more than one month.
An agreement that has been entered into for a definite period and that extends to the regular delivery of products or services may only be tacitly extended for an indefinite period if the consumer may cancel at any time with a notice period of no more than one month and a notice period of no more than three months if the agreement extends to the regular, but less than once a month, delivery of daily, news and weekly newspapers and magazines.
An agreement with a limited duration for the regular delivery of daily, news and weekly newspapers and magazines (trial or introductory subscription) is not tacitly continued and ends automatically at the end of the trial or introductory period.
If an agreement has a duration of more than one year, the consumer may terminate the agreement at any time after one year with a notice period of no more than one month, unless reasonableness and fairness oppose termination before the end of the agreed term.
Article 13 – Payment
Unless otherwise agreed, the amounts owed by the consumer must be paid within 7 working days after the start of the cooling-off period as referred to in Article 6 paragraph 1. In the case of an agreement to provide a service, this period starts after the consumer has received confirmation of the agreement.
The consumer is obliged to immediately report inaccuracies in payment details provided or stated to the entrepreneur.
In the event of non-payment by the consumer, the entrepreneur has the right, subject to legal restrictions, to charge the reasonable costs made known to the consumer in advance.
Article 14 – Complaints procedure
The entrepreneur has a sufficiently publicized complaints procedure and handles the complaint in accordance with this complaints procedure.
Complaints about the implementation of the agreement must be submitted fully and clearly described to the entrepreneur within 2 months after the consumer has discovered the defects.
Complaints submitted to the entrepreneur will be answered within a period of 14 days from the date of receipt. If a complaint requires a foreseeable longer processing time, the entrepreneur will respond within the period of 14 days with a notice of receipt and an indication when the consumer can expect a more detailed answer.
If the complaint cannot be resolved in mutual consultation, a dispute arises that is subject to the dispute settlement procedure.
In the event of complaints, a consumer should first of all turn to the entrepreneur. It is also possible to register complaints via the European ODR platform (http://ec.europa.eu/odr).
A complaint does not suspend the obligations of the entrepreneur, unless the entrepreneur indicates otherwise in writing.
If a complaint is found to be well-founded by the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur will, at its option, replace or repair the delivered products free of charge.
The entrepreneur is not liable.
Article 15 – Disputes
Only Dutch law applies to agreements between the entrepreneur and the consumer to which these general terms and conditions apply. Even if the consumer lives abroad.
The Vienna Sales Convention does not apply.
Article 16 – Additional or deviating provisions
Additional or deviating provisions from these general terms and conditions may not be to the detriment of the consumer and must be recorded in writing or in such a way that they can be stored by the consumer in an accessible manner on a durable data carrier.