These general conditions apply to all our sales and prevail over all terms of purchase, unless otherwise agreed in writing by our company
Our prices are in euros, per unit, excluding VAT. The goods are supplied at the prices quoted to the client in our pro forma invoice
Our company will fulfill orders received only when : our pro-forma invoice has been remitted by the client and a down payment of 40 % of the total amount of the order has been paid. Our company reserves the right to cancel any order if such initial payment is not received within 30 days of receipt of confirmation by the client Any request for modification or cancellation of an order must be made by registered mail with receipt to our company's registered office and must be received no later than 8 days from the date the order was placed. Such a request is only valid once explicit written acceptance has been received from us. In case of cancellation of orders on the part of the client which has been accepted by us, the deposit paid when the order was placed will be retained by us.
Our pro forma invoice includes transport . Our shipments are DDU (delivered duty unpaid) to the place of destination unless otherwise stated. Nevertheless, claims for damage, breakage or shortage should be made to the transport company within the legal time limit.
The delivery times and dates mentioned on our pro forma invoice are estimates only and shall not be deemed to be a guaranteed date. Our company reserves the right to fulfill orders in full or in partial shipments. Our company is not liable to compensate the customer, pay damages, grant discount or agree to cancellations of orders for late delivery or non-delivery for whatever reason or, if consequential to delayed or defective goods from our suppliers and manufacturers. For delinquent accounts, our company will not be obliged to continue performance under any agreement with the customer. Delivery date will be not garanteed if down payment is delayed.
8. EXCEPTIONAL LIABILITY
Except for the payment of money, neither party will be held responsible for any delay or failure in performance in case of fire, flood, explosion, war, rioting, strikes, embargo, or other similar causes.
9. TERMS OF PAYMENT
Any order requires - a 40 % down payment when the order is placed and prior to it being processed ; - balance is due upon delivery before shipment, All payments will be made by SWIFT transfer to our bank.
No discount will be granted for cash payment.
(other than shipment claims) : Claims for shortage, defects or errors of references should be made in writing within 10 working days of receipt of merchandise to our company. Returns are not allowed unless authorized by us in writing. They should be shipped according to our instructions, packed in their original packaging and wrapping and received in perfect, re-saleable condition
All merchandise remains our property until the buyer has paid in full all amounts owed to us under this or any other contract.
In accordance to the current law, the buyer will be prosecuted should he reproduce totally or partially the goods he has seen or purchased from us. He is also forbidden to communicate to a third party any information that would lead to the reproduction of these goods. The buyer must inform our company of any act of forgery of which he is aware.
13. TRADEMARKS, MODELS, ULR (domain names)
Legal action will be takenby our company against buyers and partners who - will register our trademarks, URL and models in their country or on any other territory ( unless they have a written authorization from us). - will use our trademarks for other products they manufacture or sel.
The Versailles Tribunal of Commerce will be competent, even in the event of more than one claimant. The law applied will be French. The French version of our sales terms is the valid one.