General Terms and Conditions
Overview of Terms:
2. Contractual partner, formation of contract, options for corrections
3. Contract language, saving of the contract text
4. Delivery conditions
6. Right to cancel
7. Retention of title
8. Damage during delivery
9. Warranty and guarantees
11. Code of conduct
12. Online dispute resolution
13. Protection of minors
14. Final provisions
The following Terms and Conditions (Terms) apply to all orders placed via our online shop.
These Terms also apply to businesses for future commercial relations without the need for any formal expression thereof. Unless expressly approved by us to the contrary, we cannot accept the contractual validity of any conflicting or complementary general terms and conditions used by any business.
The purchase contract is concluded with scandinavian-lifestyle GmbH & Co. KG.
By placing the products in the online shop, we make a binding offer on our part to enter into a contract regarding those items. You may place our products in the shopping basket without obligation and amend your entries at any time prior to submitting your binding order by using the correction facilities that are provided for this purpose and explained during the ordering process. The contract is formed by clicking on the order button which indicates your acceptance of our offer concerning the goods contained in the shopping basket. Once you have sent your order you will immediately receive a confirmation via e-mail.
The language available for concluding the contract: English.
We save the text of the contract and forward the order data and our Terms and Conditions to you on a durable medium. For security reasons, the text of the contract cannot be accessed via the internet.
Delivery costs are added to the product prices as displayed. Delivery charges are explained within individual product offers.
We only dispatch goods en route; pick up by the customer is not possible.
The following payment methods are basically available in our online shop:
If you select prepayment, we will send you our bank details with the order confirmation email and deliver the goods after receipt of payment.
You provide your credit card details during the ordering process. Your card will be charged immediately after placing your order.
PayPal, PayPal Express
In order to pay the invoice amount via the payment service provider PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg ("PayPal"), you must be registered with PayPal, legitimise yourself with your access data and confirm the payment instruction. The payment transaction will be processed by PayPal after placing the order. You will receive further instructions during the ordering process.
In order to pay the invoice amount via the payment service provider Amazon Payments Europe S.C.A. 38 avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg ("Amazon"), you must be registered with Amazon, legitimise yourself with your access data and confirm the payment instruction. The payment transaction will be processed within one banking day after the order is placed. A banking day is any working day except Saturdays, national public holidays and 24th and 31st December each year. You will receive further information in the ordering process.
You are entitled to the statutory right to cancel, as described in the instructions on the right to cancel.
The goods shall remain our property until full payment is made.
For businesses, the following applies additionally: We reserve ownership of the goods until complete settlement of all claims arising from a current business relationship. You may resell reserved goods in ordinary business operations; you shall assign any claims arising from this resale – irrespective of connecting or mixing of the reserved goods with a new item - in the amount of the invoice amount to us in advance, and we accept this assignment. You remain authorised to collect the claims; however, we may likewise collect the claims ourselves, should you fail to fulfil your payment obligations. We shall release the securities to which we are entitled at your request to the extent that the realisable value of the securities exceeds the value of the open claims by more than 10%.
For consumer the following applies: If the goods are delivered with obvious damage caused during delivery, please report the defect to the carrier and notify us without delay. Failure to make a complaint or to make contact does not in any way affect your legal rights or the enforcement of such rights, notably your warranty rights. However, in doing so you help us to assert our own claims against the carrier or transport insurer.
Applicable to businesses: Applicable to businesses: The risks of accidental loss or deterioration of the goods will transfer to you once we have submitted the item to the haulier, carrier or other contractor for forwarding to the defined person or establishment.
Applicability of the statutory guarantee provisions
Unless expressly agreed otherwise below, the statutory guarantee provisions (liability for defects) shall apply. With respect to consumers, the staturory guarantee provisions of the country of their respective habitual residence shall apply.
The following limitations and reductions of time periods with respect to businesses/merchants shall not apply to claims based on damage caused by us, our legal representatives or vicarious agents
- in the event of injury to life, limb or health
- in case of intentional or grossly negligent breach of duty as well as fraudulent intent
- in the event of a breach of essential contractual obligations, the fulfilment of which is a prerequisite for the proper performance of the contract and on the observance of which the contractual partner may regularly rely (cardinal obligations)
- within the scope of a voluntary guarantee, if agreed, or
- within the scope of application of the Product Liability Act (Produkthaftungsgesetz).
Restrictions in relation to businesses
In relation to businesses, only our own specifications and the manufacturer's product descriptions included in the contract shall be deemed to be an agreement on the quality of the goods; we shall not accept any liability for public statements made by the manufacturer or other advertising statements. For businesses, the limitation period for claims for defects in newly manufactured goods is one year from the transfer of risk. The sale of used goods is subject to the exclusion of any warranty. The statutory limitation periods for the right of recourse according to § 445a BGB (German Civil Code) remain unaffected.
Provisions for merchants ("Kaufleute" in accordance with HGB - German Commercial Code)
Among merchants ("Kaufleute"), the obligation to examine and give notice of defects regulated in § 377 HGB (German Commercial Code) shall apply. If you fail to give notice as regulated therein, the goods shall be deemed to have been approved, unless the defect was not recognisable during the inspection. This does not apply if we have fraudulently concealed a defect.
Voluntary guarantees and customer service
Information on any additional voluntary guarantees that may apply and their exact conditions can be found with the product and on special information pages in the online shop.
We shall in any case be liable without limitation for claims due to damages that have been caused by us, our legal representatives or legal agents
- for injury to life, limb or health
- for deliberate or grossly negligent breach of duty
- for guarantee commitments, where agreed
- towards consumer.
Except these cases, our civil law liability is limited to the foreseeable and direct damages at the time of contract conclusion.
We have submitted to the following codes of conduct:
Trusted Shops ( http://www.trustedshops.com/tsdocument/TS_QUALITY_CRITERIA_en.pdf)
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolutions (ODR) which can be accessed at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.
Insofar as your order is comprised of goods, whose sale is subject to age restrictions, through the use of a reliable procedure, including a personal identity and age check, we shall ensure that the purchaser has reached the required minimum age. The deliverer shall only hand over the goods after an age check and only to the purchaser in person. Delivery to packing stations is not possible in this case.
If you are a business, German law applies, to the exclusion of the UN Sales Convention.
If you are a "Kaufmann" within the meaning of the German Commercial Code (HGB), public-law legal entity or special public-law fund, the exclusive legal jurisdiction for all disputes from contractual relationships between us and you is our registered office.