General Terms and Conditions with Customer Information
Table of contents
- Area of validity
- Conclusion of contract
- Right of withdrawal
- Prices and terms of payment
- Delivery and shipping conditions
- Retention of title
- Liability for defects (warranty)
- Redemption of promotion vouchers
- Redemption of gift vouchers
- Applicable law
- Place of jurisdiction
- Alternative dispute resolution
1) Scope of application
1.1 These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as "GTC") of Imkereibedarf Profi GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "Seller") shall apply to all contracts for the delivery of goods concluded by a consumer or entrepreneur (hereinafter referred to as "Customer") with the Seller with regard to the goodsthese General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as "Terms and Conditions") of Imkereibedarf Profi GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "Seller") apply to all contracts for the delivery of goods concluded by a consumer or entrepreneur (hereinafter referred to as "Customer") with the Seller with regard to the goods presented by the Seller in its online shop. The inclusion of the Customer's own terms and conditions is hereby objected to, unless otherwise agreed.
1.2 These GTC apply accordingly to contracts for the delivery of vouchers, insofar as nothing to the contrary is expressly regulated.
1.3 A consumer in the sense of these General Terms and Conditions is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for purposes which can predominantly be attributed neither to his commercial nor to his independent professional activity. An entrepreneur within the meaning of these General Terms and Conditions is a natural or legal person or a partnership with legal capacity who, when concluding a legal transaction, acts in the exercise of his commercial or self-employed professional activity.
2) Conclusion of 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 for the submission of a binding offer by the customer.
2.2 The customer can submit the offer via the online order form integrated into the seller's online shop. In doing so, after placing the selected goods in the virtual shopping cart and going through the electronic ordering process, the customer submits a legally binding contractual offer with regard to the goods contained in the shopping cart by clicking the button that concludes the ordering process.
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, in which case the receipt of the goods by the customer is decisive, or
- by requesting payment from the customer after the customer has placed the order.
If several of the aforementioned alternatives exist, the contract shall be concluded at the point in time at which one of the aforementioned alternatives occurs first. The period for the acceptance of the offer begins on the day after the sending of the offer by the customer and ends with the expiry 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 shall be deemed to be a rejection of the offer with the consequence that the Customer shall no longer be bound by his declaration of intent.
2.4 When submitting an offer via the Seller's online order form, the text of the contract shall be stored by the Seller after the conclusion of the contract and transmitted to the Customer in text form (e.g. e-mail, fax or letter) after the Customer has sent his order. The Seller shall 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 free of charge by the customer via his password-protected user account by providing the corresponding login data.
2.5 Before placing a binding 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 the button that concludes the ordering process.
2.6 The German and English languages are available for the conclusion of the contract.
2.7 Order processing and contacting usually take place via e-mail and automated order processing. The customer has to ensure that the e-mail address given by him for order processing is correct, so that e-mails sent by the seller can be received under 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 by the seller to process the order can be delivered.
3) Right of withdrawal
3.1 Consumers are generally entitled to a right of revocation.
3.2 Further information on the right of withdrawal 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 of conclusion of the contract and whose sole residence and delivery address are outside the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract.
4) Prices and terms of payment
4.1 Unless otherwise stated in the Seller's product description, the prices quoted are total prices which include the statutory value added tax. Any additional delivery and shipping costs are indicated separately in the respective product description.
4.2 In the case of deliveries to countries outside the European Union, further costs may be incurred in individual cases for which the Seller is not responsible and which are to be borne by the Customer. These include, for example, costs for the transfer of money by credit institutions (e.g. transfer fees, exchange rate fees) or import duties or taxes (e.g. customs duties). Such costs may also be incurred 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 is agreed, payment is due immediately after conclusion of the contract, unless the parties have agreed on a later due date.
4.5 If the payment method "SOFORT" is selected, the payment will be processed via 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 that has been activated for participation in "SOFORT", must identify himself accordingly during the payment process and must confirm the payment instruction to "SOFORT". The payment transaction will be carried out immediately afterwards by "SOFORT" and the customer's bank account will be debited. More detailed information about the payment method "SOFORT" can be found by the customer on the internet at https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.
4.6 If the payment method "PayPal Invoice" is selected, the seller assigns his payment claim to PayPal. Before accepting the Seller's declaration of assignment, PayPal shall carry out a creditworthiness check using the transmitted customer data. The seller reserves the right to refuse the customer the payment method "PayPal invoice" in case of a negative check result. If the payment method "PayPal Invoice" is permitted by PayPal, the customer must pay the invoice amount to PayPal within 30 days of receipt of the goods, unless he is given a different payment deadline by PayPal. In this case, he can only pay PayPal with debt-discharging effect. However, the seller remains responsible for general customer inquiries, e.g. regarding the goods, delivery time, shipment, returns, complaints, revocation declarations and deliveries or credit notes, even in the case of assignment of claims. In addition, the General Terms and Conditions of Use for the Use of PayPal's Purchase on Account apply, which can be viewed at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/pui-terms.
4.7 If the payment method credit card via Stripe is selected, the invoice amount is due immediately upon conclusion of the contract. The payment is processed via the payment service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd, 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland (hereinafter: "Stripe"). Stripe reserves the right to carry out a credit check and to refuse this payment method in the event of a negative credit check.
5) Delivery and shipping conditions
5.1 Goods are delivered by shipping to the delivery address provided by the customer, unless otherwise agreed. When processing the transaction, the delivery address specified in the seller's order processing is decisive.
5.2 In the case of goods delivered by a forwarding agent, delivery shall be made "free kerbside", i.e. to the public kerbside nearest to the delivery address, unless otherwise stated in the shipping information in the Seller's online shop and unless otherwise agreed.
5.3 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 return shipment if the customer effectively exercises his right of revocation. In the event of the customer effectively exercising his right of revocation, the provision made in the seller's revocation instructions shall apply to the costs of returning the goods.
5.4 The seller reserves the right to withdraw from the contract in case of incorrect or improper self-delivery. This shall only apply in the event that the Seller is not responsible for the non-delivery and the Seller has, with due diligence, concluded a specific covering transaction with the supplier. The Seller shall make all reasonable efforts to procure the goods. In the event of non-availability or only partial availability of the goods, the customer will be informed immediately and the consideration will be refunded without delay.
5.5 In the case of self-collection, the seller will first inform the customer by e-mail that the goods ordered by him are ready for collection. After receipt of this e-mail, the customer can pick up the goods at the seller's headquarters by arrangement with the seller. In this case, no shipping costs will be charged.
6) Retention of title
If the seller makes 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 the statutory liability for defects shall apply.
7.2 If the customer is acting as a consumer, he is requested to complain about delivered goods with obvious transport damage to the deliverer and to inform the seller of this. If the customer does not comply with this, this has no effect on his legal or contractual claims for defects.
8) Redemption of promotional vouchers
8.1 Vouchers which are issued free of charge by the seller as part of promotions with a specific period of validity and which cannot be purchased by the customer (hereinafter "promotion vouchers") can only be redeemed in the seller's online shop and only during the specified period.
8.2 Individual products may be excluded from the voucher promotion if a corresponding restriction results from the content of the promotion voucher.
8.3 Promotional vouchers can only be redeemed before the order process is completed. Subsequent offsetting is not possible.
8.4 Only one promotional voucher can be redeemed per order.
8.5 The value of the goods must be at least equal to the amount of the promotional voucher. Any remaining credit will not be refunded by the seller.
8.6 If the value of the promotional voucher is not sufficient to cover the order, one of the other payment methods offered by the seller can be chosen to settle the difference.
8.7 The credit balance of a promotional voucher is neither paid out in cash nor does it earn interest.
8.8 The promotional voucher will not be refunded if the customer returns the goods paid for in full or in part with the promotional voucher within the scope of his statutory right of cancellation.
8.9 The promotional voucher is transferable. The Seller may make payment with discharging effect to the respective holder redeeming the promotional voucher in the Seller's online shop. This does not apply if the seller has knowledge or grossly negligent ignorance of the ineligibility, legal incapacity or lack of representative authority of the respective holder.
9) Redemption of gift vouchers
9.1 Gift vouchers that can be purchased through the online shop of the seller (hereinafter "gift vouchers") can only be redeemed in the online shop of the seller, unless otherwise stated in the voucher.
9.2 Gift Vouchers and remaining Gift Voucher balances are redeemable until the end of the third year following the year of purchase of the Gift Voucher. Remaining balances will be credited to the customer until the expiry date.
9.3 Gift vouchers can only be redeemed before the order process is completed. Subsequent offsetting is not possible.
9.4 More than one gift voucher can be redeemed for the same order.
9.5 Gift vouchers can only be used to purchase goods and cannot be used to purchase additional 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 may be used to pay the difference.
9.7 The balance of a Gift Voucher will not be paid out in cash and will not accrue interest.
9.8 The gift voucher is transferable. The Seller may make payment with discharging effect to the relevant holder redeeming the Gift Voucher in the Seller's online shop. This does not apply if the seller has knowledge or grossly negligent ignorance of the ineligibility, legal incapacity or lack of representative authority of the respective holder.
10) Applicable law
10.1 The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply to all legal relationships between the parties to the exclusion of the laws on the international purchase of movable goods. In the case of consumers, this choice of law shall only apply insofar as the protection granted is not withdrawn by mandatory provisions of the law of the state in which the consumer has his habitual residence.
10.2 Furthermore, this choice of law with regard to the statutory right of withdrawal does not apply to consumers who do not belong to a Member State of the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract and whose sole place of residence and delivery address are outside the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract.
11) Place of jurisdiction
If the customer is a merchant, a legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law with its registered office in the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany, the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contract shall be the seller's registered office. If the customer is domiciled outside the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany, the seller's place of business shall be the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contract if the contract or claims arising from the contract can be attributed to the customer's professional or commercial activity. In the aforementioned cases, however, the Seller shall in any case be entitled to invoke the court at the Customer's place of business.
12) Alternative dispute resolution
12.1 The EU Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution on the Internet at 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 involving a consumer.
12.2 The seller is not obliged to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumer arbitration board, but is willing to do so.