and field of application
through our online shop by both private and business customers are subject to
the following terms and conditions.
are all natural persons who perform a legal transaction for purposes which are not
predominantly attributable to either their commercial or their independent
occupational activity. Business customers are all natural or legal persons or
partnerships with legal capacity which, when performing a transaction, act in
the exercise of their commercial or independent occupational activity.
the case of business customers, these terms and conditions shall also apply to
future business transactions without our having once more to refer to these terms
and conditions. Should business customers make use of contradictory and/or
supplementary terms and conditions, the validity of these is herewith disputed;
they do not form part of the contract unless we expressly agree to them.
parties and conclusion of contract
The purchase contract is entered into with
Brück & Sohn Fine Arts Publishers.
By placing our products in our
online shop, we make a binding offer for these products. Customers can first of
all put products into their shopping basket without any obligation and are able,
before sending off a binding order, to correct the contents of their basket at
all times, using the available correction options (which are fully explained) during
the ordering process. The contract is concluded as soon as customers accept the
offer to purchase the products contained in the shopping basket by clicking on
the ‘Order’ button. Immediately after the order is sent, customers receive a further
confirmation of the order by email.
language and digital storage of contract text
The language used for concluding the contract
The text of the contract is
digitally stored, and customers receive the details of their order by email, along
with a copy of our Terms and Conditions. Customers are thus able at
all times to read, as
well as download, our Terms and Conditions at this place.
Customers can also gain access to their previous orders by selecting the
‘Customer Login’ link.
and conditions of delivery
In addition to the purchase price, customers
must pay delivery costs for the products ordered. For details of these charges,
see the ‘Dispatch and
Business customers are charged a handling fee
of €5 for small orders of under €50 (excluding VAT). Please take note of our
It is also possible in principle for
all customers to collect in person the products they have ordered from Brück
& Sohn Fine Arts Publishers, Burgstrasse 1, 01662 Meissen, Germany at the
following hours of business: Monday
to Friday, 8am to 3pm.
The following methods of payment are generally
Payment in advance
If this method of payment is chosen, Brück
& Sohn will provide the customer with its banking details in a separate
email. The goods will be delivered on receipt of payment.
When placing an order, the customer provides
Brück & Sohn with his or her credit card details. Immediately after the
order has been placed and on verification of the customer as the authorised
cardholder, Brück & Sohn will instruct the credit card company to initiate the
payment transaction. This is carried out automatically by the credit card
company, and the customer’s card is charged.
SEPA direct debit
When placing an order, the customer provides
Brück & Sohn with a SEPA direct debit mandate. Brück & Sohn informs the
customer of the date on which his or her account will be debited (so-called prenotification).
On receiving the mandate, Brück & Sohn will instruct its bank to initiate
the payment transaction. This is carried out automatically, and the customer’s
account is debited.
Customers’ accounts are debited
after they have received the goods.
The period of time within which customers must
be informed of the date on which their account will be debited (the so-called
prenotification period) is no less than 10 days.
PayPal, PayPal Express
During the ordering process the
customer is referred to the PayPal online payment system. In order to pay the
amount due by PayPal, customers must be registered users or must register first
of all with PayPal. After validating their access data, they confirm their
payment order to Brück & Sohn. When the order has been placed in our online
shop, we instruct PayPal to initiate the payment transaction. Further
instructions are given during the ordering process.
The payment transaction is carried out
automatically by PayPal immediately afterwards.
customers: within 8 days, 2% discount; 30
days net (in Germany)
Business customers: within 10 days, 2% discount; 30 days net (in Austria and Switzerland)
Private customers: within 14 days without deduction
Payment in cash on collection
Customers pay the full invoice
amount in cash on collection.
Brück & Sohn retains title to all goods
purchased until payment for them has been made in full.
For business customers the following
provisions apply additionally: Brück & Sohn retains title to the goods
purchased (hereafter: goods under retention) until all claims resulting from a
current business relationship have been met in full. Business customers are
entitled to resell the goods under retention in the normal course of their business;
however, they assign to us all claims arising from this resale – irrespective
of whether the goods under retention are combined or mixed with other goods –
to the amount of the invoice sum, and Brück & Sohn will accept this
assignment. Business customers remain entitled to recover their claims;
however, Brück & Sohn is also entitled to recover its claims as long as
customers fail to fulfil their payment obligations.
Statutory warranty rights apply. Customers will
find information about possible additional guarantees and the precise terms of
these either together with the relevant product or on special information pages
in the online shop.
Should customers discover quality
defects in spite of our great efforts to produce goods of the highest quality, we
request that they describe the defects in an email to us (email@example.com) or by telephone (03521 45286). If the complaint is justified,
customers will immediately receive a replacement free of charge.
We have submitted ourselves to and
comply with the following code of conduct:
Trusted Shops quality criteria:
The European Commission provides a platform for
resolving disputes online. It is to be found at: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/
Brück & Sohn is neither obliged
nor prepared to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer
10. Final provisions
If the customer is a private company, these
Terms and Conditions of Sale are governed by the law of the Federal Republic of
Germany under exclusion of UN sales law (CISG: United Nations
Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods).
If the customer is a business person
as defined by the German Commercial Code, a legal entity under public law or a
special fund under public law, the sole place of jurisdiction for all disputes
arising from our contractual relationship is our registered office in Meißen.