General Terms and Conditions of Business
1. SCOPE OF APPLICATION
The following terms and conditions apply to all orders placed via our online shop by consumers and entrepreneurs.
A consumer is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for purposes that can predominantly be attributed neither to his commercial nor to his independent professional activity. An entrepreneur is a natural or legal person or a partnership with legal capacity who, when concluding a legal transaction, acts in the exercise of his or her commercial or self-employed professional activity.
The following shall apply to entrepreneurs: If the entrepreneur uses conflicting or supplementary general terms and conditions, their validity is hereby objected to; they shall only become part of the contract if we have expressly agreed to them.
2. CONTRACTING PARTIES, CONCLUSION OF CONTRACT, CORRECTION OPTIONS
The contract of sale is concluded with Swiss Fair-Trade AG.
By placing the products in the online shop, we make a binding offer to conclude a contract for these articles. You can initially place our products in the shopping basket without obligation and correct your entries at any time before sending your binding order by using the correction aids provided and explained for this purpose in the order process. The contract is concluded when you accept the offer for the goods contained in the shopping basket by clicking on the order button. Immediately after sending the order, you will receive another confirmation by e-mail.
3. CONTRACTUAL LANGUAGE, STORAGE OF CONTRACTUAL TEXT
The language(s) available for the conclusion of the contract: German, English, French.
We store the text of the contract and send you the order data and our General Terms and Conditions in text form. For security reasons, the contract text is no longer accessible via the Internet.
4. DELIVERY CONDITIONS
Shipping costs will be added to the stated product prices. You will find more details about the shipping costs in the offers.
We only deliver by mail order. Unfortunately, it is not possible to collect the goods yourself.
In our shop you can choose between the following payment methods:
If you choose payment in advance, we will send you our bank details in a separate e-mail and deliver the goods after receipt of payment.
When you place your order, you enter your credit card details. After your legitimation as a legitimate cardholder, the payment transaction will be carried out automatically and your card will be charged.
PayPal, PayPal Express
During the order process you will be redirected to the website of the online provider PayPal. In order to pay the invoice amount via PayPal, you must be registered there or register first, legitimise yourself with your access data and confirm the payment instruction to us. After placing the order in the shop, we request PayPal to initiate the payment transaction. The payment transaction will be carried out automatically by PayPal immediately afterwards. You will receive further instructions during the ordering process.
You pay the invoice amount after receipt of the goods and the invoice by bank transfer to our bank account. We reserve the right to offer purchase on account only after a successful credit check.
6. RIGHT OF REVOCATION
Consumers are entitled to the statutory right of cancellation as described in the cancellation policy. Entrepreneurs are not granted a voluntary right of withdrawal.
7. RESERVATION OF OWNERSHIP
The goods remain our property until full payment has been made.
For entrepreneurs, the following shall apply in addition: We shall retain title to the goods until all claims arising from an ongoing business relationship have been settled in full. You may resell the goods subject to retention of title in the ordinary course of business; you assign to us in advance all claims arising from this resale - irrespective of any combination or mixing of the goods subject to retention of title with a new item - in the amount of the invoice amount, and we accept this assignment. You remain authorised to collect the claims, but we may also collect claims ourselves insofar as you do not meet your payment obligations.
8. TRANSPORT DAMAGE
The following applies to consumers: If goods are delivered with obvious transport damage, please complain about such defects to the delivery company as soon as possible and contact us immediately. Failure to make a complaint or contact us has no consequences for your legal claims and their enforcement, in particular your warranty rights. However, they help us to be able to assert our own claims against the carrier or the transport insurance.
9. WARRANTY AND GUARANTEES
The statutory law on liability for defects shall apply. Information on any additional warranties that may apply and their precise conditions can be found with the product and on special information pages in the online shop.
10. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS), which you can find here [https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/]. We are not obliged or willing to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumer arbitration board.