General terms and conditions
1. Scope of application
2. Offers and service descriptions
3. Order process and conclusion of contract
4. Prices and shipping costs
5. Delivery, availability of goods
6. Payment methods
7. Reservation of ownership
8. The guarantee against material deficiencies
10. Storage of the contract text
§1. Scope of application
1.1. The business relationship between The Golden Shore Verlag GmbH , Spreestraße 4, D-44143 Dortmund (hereinafter: “we” or “Publisher”) and the customer (hereinafter: “Customer” or “you”) is governed exclusively by the following General Terms and Conditions in the version valid at the time of the order.
1.2You can reach our customer service for questions, complaints and claims on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM under the telephone number +49(0)231-92568813 65 as well as by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.3. A consumer in the sense of these General Terms and Conditions is any natural person who concludes a legal transaction for a purpose that can predominantly be attributed neither to his commercial nor to his independent professional activity (§ 13 BGB).
1.4. Deviating terms and conditions of the customer shall not be recognized unless the seller expressly agrees to their validity.
§2. Offers and service descriptions
The presentation of the products in the online store is not a legally binding offer, but an invitation to place an order. to place an order. Descriptions of services in catalogs as well as on the websites of the seller do not have the character of an assurance or guarantee.
All offers are valid “while stocks last” unless otherwise noted with the products. Apart from that, errors are reserved.
§3. Order process and conclusion of contract
3.1The Customer may select products from the Seller’s assortment without obligation and collect them in a so-called shopping cart via the [in den Warenkorb]button. Within the shopping cart the product selection can be changed, e.g. deleted. Subsequently, the customer can proceed to the completion of the order process within the shopping cart via the button [Weiter zur Kasse]
3.2 Via the button[zahlungspflichtig bestellen] the customer submits a binding request to purchase the goods in the shopping cart. Before submitting the order, the customer can change and view the data at any time and use the browser function “back” to return to the shopping cart or cancel the ordering process altogether. Required information is marked with an asterisk (*).
3.3. The seller then sends the customer an automatic confirmation of receipt by e-mail, in which the customer’s order is listed again and which the customer can print out using the “Print” function (order confirmation). The automatic acknowledgement of receipt merely documents that the seller has received the customer’s order and does not constitute acceptance of the application. The purchase contract is concluded only when the seller has shipped the ordered product within 2 days to the customer, handed over or confirmed the shipment to the customer within 2 days with a second e-mail, express order confirmation or sending the invoice.
3.4. If the seller allows payment in advance, the contract is concluded with the provision of bank details and request for payment. If the payment is not received by the seller within 10 calendar days after sending the order confirmation, the seller withdraws from the contract with the consequence that the order is invalid and the seller is not obliged to deliver. The order is then completed for the buyer and seller without further consequences. A reservation of the article in case of advance payment is therefore made for a maximum of 10 calendar days.
§4. Prices and shipping costs
4.1. All prices stated on the Seller’s website are inclusive of the applicable statutory value added tax.
4.2. In addition to the stated prices, the seller charges shipping costs for delivery. The shipping costs are clearly communicated to the buyer on a separate information page and during the ordering process.
§5. Delivery, availability of goods
5.1. If prepayment has been agreed, delivery will be made after receipt of the invoice amount.
5.2. If the delivery of the goods fails through the fault of the buyer despite three attempts at delivery, the seller may withdraw from the contract. Any payments made will be refunded to the customer without delay.
5.3. If the ordered product is not available because the Seller is not supplied with this product by its supplier through no fault of its own, the Seller may withdraw from the contract. In this case, the seller will inform the customer immediately and, if necessary, propose the delivery of a comparable product. If no comparable product is available or if the customer does not want a comparable product to be delivered, the seller will immediately refund to the customer any consideration already paid.
5.4. Customers are informed about delivery times and delivery restrictions (e.g. restriction of deliveries to certain countries) on a separate information page or within the respective product description.
§6. Payment methods
6.1. The customer can choose from the available payment methods within the framework and before completion of the ordering process. Customers are informed about the available means of payment on a separate information page.
6.2. If payment by invoice is possible, payment must be made within 30 days after receipt of the goods and the invoice. For all other methods of payment, payment must be made in advance without deduction.
6.3. If third-party providers are commissioned with payment processing, e.g. Paypal. their general terms and conditions apply.
6.4. If the due date of payment is determined according to the calendar, the customer is already in default by missing the deadline. In this case, the customer shall pay the statutory interest on arrears.
6.5. Die Verpflichtung des Kunden zur Zahlung von Verzugszinsen schließt die Geltendmachung weiterer Verzugsschäden durch den Verkäufer nicht aus.
6.6. The customer shall only be entitled to set-off if his counterclaims have been legally established or acknowledged by the seller. The customer may only exercise a right of retention insofar as the claims result from the same contractual relationship.
§7. Reservation of ownership
Until full payment, the delivered goods remain the property of the seller.
§8. The guarantee against material deficiencies
8.1. The warranty is determined according to legal regulations.
8.2. A guarantee exists for the goods delivered by the seller only if it has been expressly given. Customers are informed about the warranty conditions before initiating the order process.
9.1. Für eine Haftung des Verkäufers auf Schadensersatz gelten unbeschadet der sonstigen gesetzlichen Anspruchsvoraussetzungen folgende Haftungsausschlüsse und -begrenzungen.
9.2. The Seller shall be liable without limitation insofar as the cause of the damage is based on intent or gross negligence.
9.3. Furthermore, the Seller shall be liable for the slightly negligent breach of essential obligations, the breach of which jeopardizes the achievement of the purpose of the contract, or for the breach of obligations, the fulfillment of which makes the proper execution of the contract possible in the first place and on the compliance with which the Customer regularly relies. In this case, however, the Seller shall only be liable for the foreseeable damage typical for the contract. The Seller shall not be liable for the slightly negligent breach of obligations other than those mentioned in the preceding sentences.
9.4. The above limitations of liability shall not apply in the event of injury to life, limb or health, for a defect following the assumption of a guarantee for the quality of the product and in the event of fraudulently concealed defects. Liability under the Product Liability Act remains unaffected.
9.5. Insofar as the liability of the Seller is excluded or limited, this shall also apply to the personal liability of employees, representatives and vicarious agents.
§10. Storage of the contract text
10.1. The customer can print the text of the contract before submitting the order to the seller by using the print function of his browser in the last step of the order.
10.2. The seller also sends the customer an order confirmation with all order data to the e-mail address provided by him. With the order confirmation, but at the latest upon delivery of the goods, the customer will also receive a copy of the General Terms and Conditions together with the cancellation policy and the information on shipping costs and delivery and payment terms. If you have registered in our store, you can view your orders in your profile area. In addition, we store the text of the contract, but do not make it accessible on the Internet.
§11. Final clauses
11.1. The place of jurisdiction and performance shall be the registered office of the Seller if the Customer is a merchant, a legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law.
11.2. Contract language is German.
11.3. European Commission platform for online dispute resolution (OS) for consumers: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. We are not willing and not obliged to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumer arbitration board.