General terms and conditions

1. Scope

The following T&Cs apply to all orders placed via our online shop.

These T&Cs 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.

 

2. Contractual partner, formation of contract

The purchase contract is concluded with naturmädchen GmbH.

The display of products within the online shop constitutes a binding offer on our part to enter into a contract vis-à-vis the items. You may place our products in your basket without obligation and amend your entries at any time prior to submitting a 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 your basket. Once you have sent your order you will immediately receive a confirmation via e-mail.

 

3. Contract language, saving of the contract text

The languages available for concluding the contract are German and English.

We save the text of the contract and forward the order data and our T&Cs to you by e-mail. The text of the contract cannot be accessed via the internet for security reasons.

 

4. Delivery conditions

Delivery costs may be added to the product prices displayed. Further information on delivery costs, if applicable, are explained within individual product offers.

We only dispatch goods en route; pick up by the customer is not possible.

 

5. Payment

The following payment methods are basically available in our online shop:

Credit Card

With the submission of the order, you provide your credit card details. After your identification as the legal cardholder, the payment transaction is automatically carried out and charged to your card.

 

SOFORT Online Bank Transfer

After submitting the order, you will be forwarded to the online SOFORT GmbH website. In order to pay the invoice amount via SOFORT, you must be in possession of a bank account that is activated for participation in online banking, must identify yourself accordingly and confirm the payment instructions to us. You will receive additional information during the order process. The payment transaction will be carried out by SOFORT and debited to your account directly thereafter.

 

Giropay

After submitting the order, you will be forwarded to the website of your bank. In order to pay the invoice amount via Giropay, you must be in possession of a bank account that is activated for participation in online banking, must identify yourself accordingly and confirm the payment instructions to us. You will receive additional information during the order process. The payment transaction is automatically carried out and your account is debited.

 

Apple Pay

In order to pay the invoice amount via Apple Pay, you have to use the „Safari“ browser, be registered with the service provider Apple, must have activated the Apple Pay function, identify yourself with your access data and confirm the payment order. The payment transaction will be carried out directly after submitting your order. Further information can be found during the ordering process.

 

Google Pay

In order to pay the invoice amount via Google Pay, you have to be registered with the service provider Google, must have activated the Google Pay function, identify yourself with your access data and confirm the payment order. The payment transaction will be carried out directly after submitting your order. Further information can be found during the ordering process.

 

Invoice

You may pay for your purchase by means of bank transfer after you have received the goods together with the invoice. We reserve the right to allow payment by invoice only after we verify your credit rating.

 

6. Retention of title

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 fulfill your payment obligations.

 

7. Damage during delivery

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:

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. “Kaufleute” as defined by the German Commercial Code (HGB) are subject to the inspection and notification requirements set out in § 377 HGB: The purchaser must examine the goods immediately after their delivery by the vendor, as far as this is practicable in the ordinary course of business, and upon the discovery of any defect must immediately give notice thereof to the vendor. Should you fail to comply with the instructions set out therein; the goods will be deemed to have been approved unless the defect was not detectable on inspection. This shall not apply if a given defect has been concealed by us deceitfully.

 

8. Warranty and guarantees

Unless expressly agreed otherwise below, the law governing liability for defects shall apply.

We are under a legal duty to supply products that are in conformity with this contract.

For consumers, statutory warranty rights governed by the law of the country where the consumer has his habitual residence apply.

For businesses, the limitation period for claims for defects is one year from transfer of risk; the statutory limitation periods for the recourse claim under Section 445a German Civil Code remain unaffected. With respect to businesses, only our own information and the manufacturer’s product descriptions, which have been included in the contract, are regarded as the agreement regarding the quality of the goods; we assume no liability for public statements of the manufacturer or other advertising statements. If the delivered item is defective, we may initially choose, with respect to entrepreneurs, whether we will provide supplementary performance by rectifying the defect (repair) or by delivering a non-defective item (replacement delivery), at our discretion.

The aforementioned restrictions and shortened time limit do not apply to claims for damages, which 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, as well as fraud
  • for breach of material contractual obligations, the fulfilment of which make the proper execution of the contract possible at all and which the contracting parties may generally rely on and trust in being complied with
  • within the context of a guarantee commitment, where agreed.

Information on any additional guarantees and their precise conditions that may apply can be found next to the product and on specific information pages in the shop, if applicable.

Complaints can be submitted by consumers and businesses to our contact details given in the supplier identification.

When you exercise your warranty rights and we deem it necessary to receive the goods back in order to examine your complaint, you must send back the goods at our cost to the address given above. We are committed to respond to any complaint immediately, but no later than within 14 days of its submission.

 

9. Liability

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.

 

10. Code of conduct

We have submitted to the following codes of conduct:

Trusted Shops Qualitätskriterien

https://www.trustedshops.com/tsdocument/ TS_QUALITY_CRITERIA_de.pdf

 

11. Online dispute resolution

The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolutions (ODR) which can be accessed at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.

We are ready to participate in extra-judicial dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer dispute resolution body.

 

12. Final provisions

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.