General terms and conditions with customer information
Table of contents
- Conclusion of contract
- Right of withdrawal
- Prices and terms of payment
- Delivery and shipping conditions
- Retention of title
- Liability for defects (warranty)
- Applicable law
- Code of Conduct
- Alternative dispute resolution
1.1 These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as “GTC”) of Kurt Jelinek, trading as “hat-line” (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 goods presented by the Seller in its online store. The inclusion of the customer’s own terms and conditions is hereby objected to, unless otherwise agreed.
1.2 For the purposes of these GTC, a consumer is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for purposes that are predominantly neither commercial nor self-employed. An entrepreneur within the meaning of these GTC 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 independent professional activity.
2) Conclusion of contract
2.1 The product descriptions contained in the Seller’s online store do not constitute binding offers on the part of the Seller, but serve as product information for the Customer. Product changes may be made by the seller without notice. Product descriptive images may differ from the real product.
2.2 The Customer may accept the offer via the online order form integrated into the Seller’s online store. After placing the selected goods in the virtual shopping cart and going through the electronic ordering process, the customer makes a legally binding offer to enter into a contract for the goods in the shopping cart by clicking the button that concludes the ordering process.
2.3 The Seller may 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), in which case the receipt of the order confirmation by the customer shall be 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’s order has been placed.
If several of the aforementioned alternatives exist, the contract shall be concluded at the time when one of the aforementioned alternatives occurs first. The period for acceptance of the offer begins on the day after the customer sends the offer 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 shall be deemed a rejection of the offer with the consequence that the Customer shall no longer be bound by its declaration of intent.
2.4 If a payment method is selected, the payment shall be processed via the respective payment method selected.
2.4.1 In the case of payment in advance, the customer shall pay for the goods by bank transfer within five working days. When purchasing prepayment, the customer immediately receives an order confirmation with buyer name and address, order number, purchase amount and the bank information seller. If the purchase amount is not transferred within five working days – not evident on the seller’s account – the order will be canceled. The goods will be shipped only after receipt of payment.
2.5 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’s order has been sent. 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 store before sending his order, the order data will be archived on the seller’s website and can be accessed by the customer free of charge via his password-protected user account by providing the corresponding login data.
2.6 Before bindingly placing the 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 magnification 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.
2.7 Only the German language is available for the conclusion of the contract.
2.8 Order processing and contacting usually take place via e-mail and automated order processing. The customer must ensure that the e-mail address provided by him for order processing is accurate so that 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 by the seller to process the order 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 withdrawal can be found in the seller’s cancellation policy.
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. Delivery and shipping costs are indicated separately in the respective product description.
4.2 The payment option(s) will be communicated to the Customer in the Seller’s online store.
4.3 If prepayment by bank transfer has been agreed, payment shall be due immediately after conclusion of the contract, unless the parties have agreed on a later due date.
4.4 If the payment method “SOFORT” is selected, the payment will be processed by the payment service provider SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany (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 is carried out immediately afterwards by “SOFORT” and the customer’s bank account is debited. More detailed information on the “SOFORT” payment method is available to the customer on the Internet at https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.
5) Delivery and shipping conditions
5.1 The delivery of goods shall be made by shipping to the delivery address provided by the customer, unless otherwise agreed. When processing the transaction, the delivery address specified in the order processing of the seller is decisive. Deviating from this, if the payment method PayPal is selected, the delivery address deposited by the customer with PayPal at the time of payment shall be decisive.
5.2 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 shipment if the customer effectively exercises his right of withdrawal. In the event of an effective exercise of the right of revocation by the customer, the provision made in the seller’s revocation instructions shall apply to the return costs.
5.3 In case of self-collection, the Seller shall first inform the Customer by e-mail that the goods ordered by the Customer are ready for collection. Upon receipt of this e-mail, the customer may pick up the goods at the seller’s registered office after consultation 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 The Customer is requested to complain about delivered goods with obvious transport damages to the deliverer and to inform the Seller thereof. If the customer does not comply with this, this shall have no effect on his statutory or contractual claims for defects.
8) Applicable law
All legal relations between the parties shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Austria to the exclusion of the laws on the international sale of movable goods. In the case of consumers, this choice of law shall only apply to the extent that the protection granted is not withdrawn by mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which the consumer has his habitual residence.
9) Code of conduct
The seller has submitted to the conditions of participation for the eCommerce initiative “Fairness in Commerce”, which can be viewed on the Internet at https://www.fairness-im-handel.de/teilnahmebedingungen/.
10) Alternative dispute resolution
10.1 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.
10.2 The Seller is neither obliged nor willing to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.