Article 1 - Definitions
Cooling-off period: the period within which the consumer can make use of his right of withdrawal;
Consumer: the natural person who does not act in the exercise of profession or business and enters into a distance contract with the entrepreneur;
Day: Calendar day;
Transaction duration: a contract relating to a series of products and/or services, for which the supply and/or purchase obligation is spread over time;
Durable data carrier: any means that enables the consumer or entrepreneur to store information that is addressed to him personally in a way that makes future consultation and unaltered reproduction of the stored information possible.
Right for withdrawal: the possibility for the consumer to withdraw from the order/contract within the cooling-off period;
Entrepreneur: the natural or legal person who offers products and/or services to consumers at a distance;
Distance contract: an agreement whereby, within the framework of a system organized by the entrepreneur for distance selling of products and/or services, up to and including the conclusion of the agreement only one or more techniques for distance communication are used;
Technology for distance communication: means that can be used for concluding an agreement, without the consumer and trader being in the same room at the same time.
Terms and Conditions: the present General Terms and Conditions of the entrepreneur.
Article 2 - Identity of the entrepreneur
BikeGear4U (Trademark of JD4Projects B.V.)
E-mail address: email@example.com
Chamber of Commerce number: NL-67016111
VAT identification number: NL856794831B01
Article 3 - Applicability
These general terms and conditions apply to every offer from the entrepreneur and to every distance contract and orders between entrepreneur and consumer.
Before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions will be made available to the consumer. If this is not reasonably possible, before the distance contract is concluded, it will be indicated that the general terms and conditions can be viewed by the entrepreneur and they will be sent free of charge as soon as possible at the request of the consumer.
If the distance contract is concluded electronically, by way of derogation from the previous paragraph and before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions can be made available electronically to the consumer in such a way that the consumer can a simple way can be stored on a durable data carrier. If this is not reasonably possible, before the distance contract is concluded, it will be indicated where the general terms and conditions can be consulted electronically and that at the request of the consumer, they will be sent free of charge by electronic means or otherwise.
In the event that specific product or service conditions apply in addition to these general terms and conditions, the second and third paragraphs shall apply mutatis mutandis and, in the event of conflicting general terms and conditions, the consumer may always invoke the applicable provision that is most favorable to him. is.
If one or more provisions in these general terms and conditions at any time are wholly or partially void or destroyed, then the agreement and these conditions remain intact and the stipulation in question will be replaced by a provision that the scope of the original approach as much as possible.
Situations that are not regulated in these general terms and conditions must be assessed 'in the spirit' of these general terms and conditions.
Lack of clarity about the explanation or content of one or more provisions of our conditions should be explained 'in the spirit' of these general conditions.
Article 4 - The offer
If an offer has a limited period of validity or is made subject to conditions, this will be explicitly stated in the offer.
The offer is without obligation. The entrepreneur is entitled to change and adjust the offer.
The offer contains a complete and accurate description of the offered products and/or services. The description is sufficiently detailed to allow a proper assessment of the offer by the consumer. If the entrepreneur uses images, these are a true reflection of the offered products and/or services. Obvious mistakes or errors in the offer do not bind the entrepreneur.
All images, specifications, and information in the offer are indicative and can not lead to compensation or dissolution of the agreement.
Images with products are a true reflection of the products offered. The entrepreneur cannot guarantee that the displayed colors exactly match the real colors of the products.
Each offer contains such information that it is clear to the consumer what rights and obligations are attached to the acceptance of the offer. This concerns in particular:
Article 5 - The contract
The agreement is, subject to the provisions of paragraph 4, concluded at the moment of acceptance by the consumer of the offer and the fulfillment of the corresponding conditions.
If the consumer has accepted the offer electronically, the entrepreneur will immediately confirm electronically the receipt of the acceptance of the offer. As long as the receipt of this acceptance has not been confirmed by the entrepreneur, the consumer can dissolve the agreement.
If the agreement is created electronically, the entrepreneur will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to secure the electronic transfer of data and he will ensure a secure web environment. If the consumer can pay electronically, the entrepreneur will observe appropriate security measures.
The entrepreneur can - within legal frameworks - inform whether the consumer can meet his payment obligations, as well as all those facts and factors that are important for a responsible conclusion of the distance contract. If the entrepreneur based on this investigation has good reasons not to enter into the agreement, he is entitled to refuse an order or request, motivated or to attach special conditions to the execution.
With the product or service, the entrepreneur will send the following information, in writing or in such a way that it can be stored by the consumer in an accessible manner on a durable medium:
In the case of an extended transaction, the provision in the previous paragraph only applies to the first delivery.
Each agreement is entered into under the suspensive conditions of sufficient availability of the products concerned.
Article 6 - Right of withdrawal
When purchasing products, the consumer has the option to terminate the contract without giving any reason within 14 days. This cooling-off period commences on the day following receipt of the product by the consumer or a representative appointed in advance by the consumer and made known to the entrepreneur.
During the reflection period, the consumer will handle the product and packaging carefully. He will only unpack or use the product to the extent that is necessary to assess whether he wishes to keep the product. If he makes use of his right of withdrawal, he will return the product with all accessories and - if reasonably possible - in the original condition and packaging to the entrepreneur, in accordance with the reasonable and clear instructions provided by the entrepreneur.
If the consumer wishes to make use of his right of withdrawal, he is obliged to do so within 14 days after receipt of the product and make this known to the entrepreneur. The consumer must make this known by means of a written message/e-mail. After the consumer has made it known that he wishes to make use of his right of withdrawal, the customer must return the product within 14 days. The consumer must prove that the delivered goods have been returned in time, for example by means of a proof of shipment.
If the customer has not made it known that he wishes to make use of his right of withdrawal or withdrawal after the expiry of the terms mentioned in paragraphs 2 and 3. the product has not been returned to the entrepreneur, the sale is a fact.
Article 7 - Costs in case of withdrawal
If the consumer makes use of his right of withdrawal, the costs for returning the products are for the account of the consumer.
If the consumer has paid an amount, the entrepreneur will refund this amount as soon as possible but no later than 14 days after cancellation. However, the condition is that the product has already been received back by the merchant or conclusive proof of complete return can be submitted.
Article 8 - Exclusion of right of withdrawal
The entrepreneur can exclude the right of withdrawal of the consumer for products as described in paragraph 2 and 3. The exclusion of the right of withdrawal only applies if the entrepreneur has clearly stated this in the offer, at least in time for the conclusion of the agreement.
Exclusion of the right of withdrawal is only possible for products:
Exclusion of the right of withdrawal is only possible for services:
Article 9 - The price
During the period mentioned in the offer, the prices of the offered products and/or services will not be increased, except for price changes due to changes in VAT rates.
Contrary to the previous paragraph, the entrepreneur can offer products or services whose prices are subject to fluctuations in the financial market and where the entrepreneur has no influence, with variable prices. This link to fluctuations and the fact that any listed prices are target prices are mentioned in the offer.
Price increases within 3 months after the conclusion of the contract are only permitted if they are the result of statutory regulations or provisions.
Price increases from 3 months after the conclusion of the contract are only allowed if the entrepreneur has stipulated this and:
The prices mentioned in the offer of products or services include VAT.
All prices are subject to printing and typing errors. No liability is accepted for the consequences of printing and typing errors. In the case of printing and typing errors, the entrepreneur is not obliged to deliver the product at the wrong price.
Article 10 - Conformity and Guarantee
The entrepreneur warrants that the products and/or services comply with the agreement, the specifications stated in the offer, the reasonable requirements of soundness and/or usability and the legal provisions existing on the date of the conclusion of the agreement. / or government regulations. If agreed, the entrepreneur also guarantees that the product is suitable for other than normal use.
A guarantee provided by the entrepreneur, manufacturer or importer does not affect the legal rights and claims that the consumer can assert against the entrepreneur under the contract.
Any defects or incorrectly delivered products must be reported to the entrepreneur in writing within 14 days of delivery. Return of the products must be in the original packaging and in new condition.
The entrepreneur's warranty period corresponds to the manufacturer's warranty period. The entrepreneur is never responsible for the ultimate suitability of the products for each individual application by the consumer, nor for any advice regarding the use or application of the products.
The guarantee does not apply if:
The consumer has repaired the delivered products himself and/or processed or has third parties repaired and/or processed;
The delivered products are exposed to abnormal conditions or otherwise careless handling or contrary to the instructions of the entrepreneur and/or the packaging are treated;
The inadequacy wholly or partially is the result of regulations that the government has made or will make regarding the nature or the quality of the materials used.
Article 11 - Delivery and execution
The entrepreneur will take the greatest possible care when receiving and implementing orders for products.
The place of delivery is the address that the consumer has made known to the company.
With due observance of what has been stated in article 4 of these general terms and conditions, the company will execute accepted orders with convenient speed but at the latest within 30 days, unless the consumer has agreed to a longer delivery period. If the delivery is delayed, or if an order cannot or only partially be executed, the consumer will receive notification no later than 30 days after he has placed the order. In that case, the consumer has the right to terminate the contract without penalty and the right to any compensation.
In case of dissolution in accordance with the previous paragraph, the entrepreneur will refund the amount that the consumer has paid as soon as possible but no later than 14 days after termination.
If delivery of an ordered product proves to be impossible, the entrepreneur will endeavor to make a replacement article available. At the latest at the time of delivery, it will be stated in a clear and comprehensible manner that a replacement item will be delivered. With replacement items, the right of withdrawal can not be excluded. The costs of any return shipment are at the expense of the entrepreneur.
The risk of damage and/or loss of products rests with the entrepreneur until the moment of delivery to the consumer or a pre-designated and the entrepreneur announced representative unless expressly agreed otherwise.
Article 12 - Duration transactions: duration, cancellation, and extension
The consumer can enter into an agreement that has been concluded for an indefinite period and that extends to the regular delivery of products (electricity included) or services, cancel at any time with due observance of the agreed cancellation rules and a notice period of no more than one month.
The consumer can enter into a contract that has been concluded for a definite period and that extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services, cancel at any time by the end of the stipulated term with due observance of the agreed cancellation rules and a notice period of no more than one month.
Consumers can use the agreements mentioned in the previous paragraphs:
An agreement that for a certain time and that extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services, may not be tacitly renewed or renewed for a specific duration.
By way of derogation from the previous paragraph, an agreement may be made for certain time has been entered into and which extends to the regular delivery of daily news- and weekly papers and magazines are tacitly renewed for a fixed term of a maximum of three months, if the consumer can terminate this extended agreement by the end of the extension with a notice period of at most one month.
A contract that has been entered into for a definite period and that extends to the regular delivery of products or services may only be tacitly renewed for an indefinite period if the consumer may cancel at any time with a notice period of no more than one month and a notice period of at most three months in case the agreement extends to the regular, but less than once a month, delivery of daily, news and weekly newspapers and magazines.
An agreement with limited duration to regularly deliver familiarization to daily, news and weekly newspapers and magazines (trial or introductory subscription) is not tacitly continued and ends automatically after the trial or introductory period.
If an agreement has a duration of more than one year, the consumer may terminate the agreement at any time with a notice period of no more than one month, unless the reasonableness and fairness oppose cancellation before the end of the agreed term.
Article 13 - Payment
Unless otherwise agreed, the amounts owed by the consumer must be paid within 7 working days after the commencement of the cooling-off period as referred to in article 6 paragraph 1. In case of a contract for the provision of a service, this period shall start after the consumer has received the confirmation of the agreement.
The consumer has the duty to report inaccuracies in provided or stated payment details to the entrepreneur without delay.
In the event of default by the consumer, the entrepreneur has the right, subject to legal restrictions, to charge the reasonable costs made known to the consumer beforehand.
Article 14 - Complaints procedure
Complaints about the execution of the agreement must be submitted fully and clearly described to the entrepreneur within 7 days after the consumer has discovered the defects.
Complaints submitted to the entrepreneur will be answered within a period of 14 days from the date of receipt. If a complaint requires a foreseeable longer processing time, the entrepreneur will respond within the period of 14 days with a notice of receipt and an indication when the consumer can expect a more detailed answer.
If the complaint cannot be resolved by mutual agreement, a dispute arises that is susceptible to the dispute settlement.
A complaint does not suspend the obligations of the entrepreneur unless the entrepreneur indicates otherwise in writing.
If a complaint is found to be well-founded by the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur will replace or repair the products at its option or the delivered products free of charge.
Article 15 - Disputes
Contracts between the entrepreneur and the consumer to which these general terms and conditions apply are governed exclusively by Dutch law. Even if the consumer lives abroad.