Conditions générales de vente
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Last update August-08-2020 12 :00
These terms and conditions of sale (hereinafter this “Agreement”) governing orders placed on the https://alex-svet.myshopify.com/ website (the “Web Site”) are hereby entered into between:
- Alex+Svet (alt&GO) is a French registered business at 21 rue de Cotte 75012 PARIS FRANCE. Registration number 437660426
- Any natural person who places an order via the Web Site for goods which the Vendor offers for sale on the Web Site (hereinafter the “Order(s)”), on a strictly personal basis and not for commercial, charitable or trade purposes, nor for the purposes of resale or transfer whether free of charge or in return for consideration (hereinafter the “User”, “You”, “Your” or the “Customer(s)”).
The Vendor and the Customer shall be referred to individually as a “Party” and collectively as the “Parties” for the purposes of this Agreement.
By placing an Order, the Customer agrees that its relationship with the Vendor concerning the preparation, conclusion and performance of any Order shall be governed by this Agreement as well as by the Terms and Conditions governing the Use of the Web Site which apply upon placing any Order and which shall be deemed to constitute, together with this Agreement, a single, indivisible contractual whole governing the relationship between the Parties, to the exclusion of any previous version of contractual terms available on the Web Site.
ARTICLE 1. Purpose and Applicable Law
This Agreement sets out the terms and conditions governing the sale of goods offered by the Vendor on the Web Site, between the Vendor and the Customer. This Agreement governs the conditions under which Orders are placed, paid for, tracked and delivered, and where applicable, the warranties which may be applicable to Orders and the Customer’s right to change their mind after placing an Order, in compliance with the terms of this Agreement and the law governing this Agreement.
The Vendor shall be entitled to alter its terms and conditions of sale at any time. The terms and conditions of sale governing the relationship between the Parties in respect of an Order shall be the version which was online at the time the Customer placed the Order and which was expressly accepted by the Customer upon placing the Order, those terms and conditions of sale constituting this Agreement as defined in the Preamble.
1.2. Applicable law, settlement of disputes and language of this Agreement
The Web Site, this Agreement and any Orders which are placed through the Web Site, as well as the performance thereof, shall be governed by French law. Any dispute arising in connection with the interpretation or performance of this Agreement shall governed by the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts.
ARTICLE 2. Orders
2.1. Placing an Order
By placing an Order on the Web Site, the Customer confirms that:
(a) the Customer is not purchasing the goods for a commercial purpose as a trader;
(b) the Customer is at least 18 years old; and
(c) the information provided by the Customer during the ordering procedure (including without limitation, title, first name, surname, phone number, email address, delivery and invoicing address) is accurate and complete.
2.2. The Customer’s acceptance of this Agreement
The Customer must read and expressly accept this Agreement prior to placing any Order on the Web Site. Customers may save or print out this Agreement which applies to their Order. When Customers are ready to finalise an Order, they may print out a summary statement of such Order.
2.3. The Vendor’s acceptance of the Order
The Vendor shall only fulfil Orders received via the Web Site from Customers.
Once the Vendor receives an Order placed by the Customer, the Vendor shall (subject to the goods being available) send a detailed order acknowledgement message to the Customer stating the total amount being billed.
Any goods and their prices shall only apply to Orders placed by Customers as long as they are visible on the Web Site during the placing of an Order by a Customer.
The Vendor shall promptly notify the Customer by e-mail, should any goods that are the subject of an Order turn out to be unavailable once an Order has been placed by the Customer. In such case, the amount to be billed for the Customer’s Order shall be recalculated and the Customer shall be reimbursed for the amount of the unavailable goods. Should all the goods ordered by the Customer be unavailable, the Customer shall be notified by e-mail that the Vendor cannot accept the Order and shall be reimbursed for the total amount of the Order. The Vendor’s non- acceptance of the Customer’s Order shall not give any right to compensation for the Customer based on the unavailability of the expected goods. The Customer shall be free to place a new Order on the Web Site for other available goods.
ARTICLE 3. Description of the goods and applicable prices
3.1. Description of the goods
The Customer may, prior to placing an Order, peruse the essential characteristics of the goods which they intend to order on the Web Site. However, the Customer acknowledges that the images of the goods are for illustrative purposes only. Although the Vendor has made every effort to display the colours accurately, the Vendor cannot guarantee that the Customer’s computer’s display of the colours accurately reflects the actual colour of the goods.
3.2. Applicable prices
By placing an Order, the Customer accepts the prices and descriptions of the goods which are offered for sale on the Web Site. It may be that some of the prices shown for certain goods is incorrect. If this is the case, the Vendor will notify the Customer of any discrepancy prior to sending the Acknowledgement. Where the correct price is lower than the price stated on the Web Site, the Customer will be charged the lower amount. If the correct price is higher than the price stated on the Web Site, the Vendor will contact the Customer to check if the Customer would like to go ahead with the Order.
The Vendor shall be entitled to modify the sale prices of its goods at any time. Should one or more taxes or compulsory levies be imposed or modified from time to time, whether upwards or downwards, such changes may be passed on as part of the sale price of the goods on offer on the Web Site.
However, the Vendor shall only charge the Customer the prices and taxes indicated to the Customer set out in the Acknowledgement. Moreover, the Customer shall be informed of the costs of shipping and delivering their Orders upon checking their shopping baskets and upon placing their Orders.
Any special offers, promotional deals and money-off vouchers (hereinafter the “Discounts”) shall only be valid during the period of validity and subject to the conditions of each offer. Discounts may not under any circumstance be converted into a sum of money which is reimbursable or payable to the Customer.
Discounts may only be used by the Customer to whom they are granted and shall not be transferable to third parties. They shall be subtracted from the value of the Customer’s Order including VAT but excluding the costs of shipping and delivering the Order. Unless otherwise mentioned in a specific Discount offer, the Customer shall be barred from using several Discounts cumulatively when placing a given Order.
Where the Customer mentions their possession of several Discounts on the Web Site concurrently, the Customer shall only be able to use the Discount of the largest amount for the same Order.
ARTICLE 4. Terms of payment
4.1. Terms of payment
The Customer must pay for goods when it places the Order. The Customer may pay for their Orders by providing their credit card details or by bank transfer.
An immediate reimbursement on the Customer’s bank account in case of unavailability of a good shall not give any right to compensation to the Customer.
4.1.1 Data processed by the Vendor
When paying for an Order, the Customer provides the Vendor with an implied warranty that the Customer has the requisite authorisation to use the payment method the Customer elected upon placing their Order. Any Acknowledgement issued by the Vendor shall be subject to approval of the Customer’s payment by the relevant electronic payment validation server. Should the Customer’s bank reject the payment, the Order shall not be accepted and there shall be no obligation on the Vendor to dispatch the goods. As part of the measures taken to prevent fraud over the Internet, the Vendor shall be entitled to transmit information concerning the Order and the Customer’s payment method to a third party for verification purposes.
The Vendor shall check any Orders which have been validated on the Web Site in conjunction with the bank in charge of handling the electronic payments. Thus the Vendor may verify any Order whose delivery address is different from the Customer’s billing address. In doing so, the Vendor may ask the Customer to provide further information and documents required for the Order to proceed: evidence of the fact that the Customer and/or the person whose name was provided does indeed reside at the delivery address, the Customer’s bank details, etc. These requests shall be forwarded to the Customer either by e-mail or over the telephone.
The bank account linked to the payment method used by the Customer shall be debited as from the finalisation of the Order by the Customer on the Web Site. The Vendor shall be entitled to suspend or cancel any Order and/or any delivery, whatever the nature or state of progress thereof, if any monies due by the Customer are not paid in full, or if there are any other problems with the Customer’s payment (“Incident”). If there has been a Customer Incident on a previous Order, any subsequent Orders placed by the Customer may be refused and any pending deliveries for the Customer may be suspended. The Vendor shall notify the Customer accordingly. Once the Order affected by an Incident has been settled by the Customer, or when the Incident has been resolved to allow the payment and finalization of the Order, the personal data relating to this Incident recorded by the Vendor will be erased. In case of an unresolved Incident, the personal data relating to this Incident will be retained for a period of two (2) years from the date of occurrence of the Incident. When the personal data relating to an Incident is erased by the Vendor, either because of the resolution of the Incident, or at the end of the two (2) year period, the Customer concerned by the Incident may place new Orders.
4.1.2 Data processed by the bank handling the payments
For the purpose of ensuring the security, integrity and confidentiality of all payments made via the Web Site, the details of the Customer’s bank cards shall be encrypted using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol while they transit over the Internet.
The data regarding the means of payment of the Customer set out in the Order shall be handled securely by the Vendor’s payment provider STRIPE, under its sole responsibility, in order to process and authorise payment for the Order and analyse the banking transaction as part of the measures taken to combat credit card fraud.
The period during which STRIPE may retain information relating to the means of payment for Orders is fifteen (15) months maximum from the last payment made, or from the end of the contractual relationship and, in any case, within the limit of the validity date of the payment method concerned.
Should any payment incident occur in connection with a fraudulent use of a bank card, the data set out on the corresponding Order shall be recorded in a payment incident file kept by STRIPE. Any wrong or inaccurate declaration as well as any anomaly may also be dealt with specifically by the bank.
4.2 Payment Management
Alex+Svet (alt&GO) is responsibile for the transactions which are made on their platform and should be the first point of contact (see ARTICLE 11) for refunds, cancellations and chargebacks.
ARTICLE 5. Delivery
The goods ordered shall be delivered by the transport operator to the postal address of the Customer set out in the Acknowledgement. The estimated delivery date shall be set out in the Acknowledgement depending on the delivery option chosen by the Customer (Standard, Express or collect point) and the territory to which the Order is being delivered.
Upon notification of a Customer Order, the Vendor will aim to fulfil the Order by shipping the relevant product within 1-2 Business days or within such other period as specified on the product page, as some products (e.g. Made to Order) may take longer to ship.
The simple overrun of the delivery time does not give any right to compensation.
5.2. Delivery tracking upon issuing an Acknowledgement, an order tracking number shall be provided to the Customer to enable the latter to track the progress of the delivery of their Order.
ARTICLE 6. Warranties
6.1. The Customer’s right to change their mind
The Customer may, from the date on which the Customer places an Order, cancel that Order in respect one or more of the goods that are the subject of that Order and request reimbursement for same subject to provisions set out below.
If the Customer wishes to cancel an Order in respect of certain good(s), the Customer has fourteen (14) days from delivery of the goods to do it, without having to provide a reason.
The cancellation period expires fourteen (14) days after the day on which the Customer, physically took possession of the goods.
In order to cancel their Order, the Customer returns the ordered products by contact Alex+Svet (alt&GO) using the details in ARTICLE 11.
Further to this if the goods are to be sent back the Customer is free to use the transporter of their choice.
The transport costs of the return package to the Vendor stay at the Customer’s charge.
The Vendor shall reimburse the Customer by the same means of payment that the Customer used for the initial transaction, unless expressly agreed otherwise. In any event, the Customer will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement.
The Vendor will reimburse the Customer within 5 working days (variable delay according to the different banks) after the Vendor has collected the goods back.
The Customer’s cancellation of their Order shall only be taken into consideration provided that the goods for which the Customer is requesting reimbursement from the Vendor have been returned to the Vendor within the above mentioned delay of thirty (14) days.
The Vendor may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling by the Customer.
6.2 Return of Orders
The Customer has 14 days from the date of delivery to submit a return request the products ordered under the following conditions:
The Customer's request will be taken into account only if:
the product has not been subject to any customization at the Customer's request;
the product returned is not damaged or unfit for resale.
the product returned is accompanied, at the time of the return, by the proof of purchase.
6.3. Legal warranties
6.3.1. Legal warranty for conformity of the Products
The Customer has various legal rights in relation to the goods that are faulty or not as described. The Customer may seek advice about their legal rights from their local Citizen’s Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office. Nothing in this Agreement will affect the Customer’s legal rights.
6.3.2. Terms governing the return of goods to the Vendor (as set out in article 6.2)
The Customer wishing to use one of the legal warranties must first contact the Vendor to obtain the instructions to respect the return of the product (see ARTICLE 11)
The Customer who invokes one of the legal warranties with the Vendor customer service may be offered the return of the product concerned. The transport costs incurred for this refund will be reimbursed if the Customer has previously contacted customer service, to know and follow the procedure to be followed and that the shipment of the product concerned will be performed under standard delivery conditions.
6.4 Commercial warranty
The products delivered benefit, in accordance with legal provisions, from the guarantee of conformity and the legal guarantee against hidden defects resulting from a defect in material, design or manufacturing affecting the product and making it unfit for use.
Within the framework of a particular warranty, the Customer wishing to obtain the replacement of the Product must first contact the Vendor customer service (see ARTICLE 11).
6.5 Damaged, non-conform, defective goods or goods with hidden defects
In the event of apparent defect affecting the product, such as a product visually damaged by a manufacturing defect or a Vendor error, the Customer can obtain the exchange or the refund of the product, under the conditions foreseen in the article "Return of online orders" (with the exception, however, of the condition relating to the fact that the product returned has not been deliberately damaged or made unfit for resale).
After 14 days from the date of delivery, the Customer wishing to return product because of their defects or Vendor error, non-conformity or hidden defect, shall contact the customer service to obtain the instructions (see ARTICLE 11).
The Client who invokes to customer service the existence of a hidden defect, a non-conformity or a defect affecting the product purchased to enforce a legal warranty will be offered to return the product concerned. The transport costs incurred for this refund will be refunded to him once he has contacted the customer service, via the pre-filled form, to know and follow the procedure to be followed and that the shipment of the product concerned will be carried out under standards delivery conditions.
ARTICLE 7. Liability
If the Vendor fails to comply with this Agreement, the Vendor will be responsible for any loss or damage the Customer suffers that is a foreseeable result of the Vendor’s breach of contract or negligence. The Vendor shall not be responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if they were an obvious consequence of the Vendor’s breach or if they were contemplated by the Parties at the time of placing the Order.
The Vendor only supplies goods for domestic and private use. Accordingly, the Vendor has no liability to the Customer for any loss of profit, business, business opportunity or business interruption
Nothing in this Agreement is intended to exclude or limit the Vendor’s liability for:
(a) death or personal injury caused by Vendor’s negligence;
(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) defective products under Consumer Protection Act
The Vendor will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of the Vendor’s obligations under this Agreement that is caused by any act or event outside of its reasonable control.
If any act or event outside of the Vendor’s reasonable control takes place that affects the performance of the Vendor’s obligations under this Agreement: a) the Vendor will contact the Customer as soon as reasonably possible to notify; and b) the Vendor’s obligations under the Agreement will be suspended and the time for performance will be extended for the duration of the event outside its reasonable control. In such circumstances, the Vendor shall arrange a new delivery date when the event outside its reasonable control is over.
The Customer may cancel any Order affected by an event outside the reasonable control of the Vendor which has continued for more than thirty (30) days and receive a full refund of all sums paid in respect of any goods that are the subject of that Order that have not been delivered.
ARTICLE 8. Electronic Signature, Proof and Electronic Storage
The Customer’s online disclosure of their bank card number and final confirmation of the Order shall constitute evidence of the integrity of the Order and shall give rise to the Customer being liable to pay the entire value of the Order.
The Vendor shall for as long as reasonably necessary store all Order Forms, Acknowledgements and invoices on a reliable and durable medium so as to retain an integral and durable copy thereof.
In the event that the Customer becomes aware of a fraudulent use of their bank card by a third party, the Customer should notify the Vendor as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to customer service, stating the number of the bank card involved and the date of the Order, and providing evidence of their identity. The provision of this information shall not give rise to any right to compensation of the Customer nor to any duty upon the Vendor to reimburse the Customer. Where applicable, the Customer may request compensation or reimbursement from the bank which issued their bank card in keeping with the provisions of the applicable laws and with the terms of the contract between the Customer and the bank.
ARTICLE 9. Data protection
ARTICLE 10. General
10.1 The Customer may only transfer its rights or obligations under this Agreement to another person if the Vendor agrees to such transfer in writing. The Vendor may transfer its rights and obligations under this Agreement at any time.
10.2 This Agreement is between the Vendor and the Customer. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
10.3 Each of the articles in this Agreement operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
10.4 If the Vendor fails to insist upon the strict performance of any of the Customer’s obligations under the Agreement, or the Vendor does not enforce its rights against the Customer, or if the Vendor delays in doing so, that will not mean that the Vendor has waived its rights against the Customer, and will not mean that the Customer does not have to comply with those obligations. If a Vendor does waive its rights under this Agreement, it shall only do so in writing. Any waiver by the Vendor in respect of a Customer default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.
ARTICLE 11. Contact us
Alex+Svet (alt&GO) is a French registered business at 21 rue de Cotte 75012 PARIS FRANCE. Registration number 437660426.
phone +33 1 4346 5573