General Terms and Conditions of SIP Scootershop GmbH
1. scope of application
1.1 These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as "GTC") of SIP Scootershop GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "Seller") shall apply to all contracts for the delivery of goods concluded by a consumer or entrepreneur (hereinafter referred to as "Customer") with the Seller with regard to the goods presented by the Seller in its online shop. The inclusion of the Customer's own terms and conditions is hereby objected to, unless otherwise agreed.
1.2 These GTC apply accordingly to contracts for the delivery of goods with digital elements, unless otherwise agreed. In addition to the delivery of the goods, the Seller owes the provision of digital content or digital services (hereinafter "digital products") which are contained in or connected to the goods in such a way that the goods cannot fulfil their functions without them.
1.3 These GTC apply accordingly to contracts for the delivery of vouchers, unless something different is regulated in this respect.
1.4 A consumer within the meaning of these GTC is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for purposes that are predominantly neither commercial nor self-employed.
1.5 An entrepreneur within the meaning of these GTC is a natural or legal person or a partnership with legal capacity who, when concluding a legal transaction, acts in the exercise of his commercial or independent professional activity.
2 Conclusion of contract
2.1 The product descriptions contained in the Seller's online shop do not constitute binding offers on the part of the Seller, but serve for the submission of a binding offer by the customer.
2.2 The customer can submit the offer via the online order form integrated in the Seller's online shop. In doing so, after placing the selected goods in the virtual shopping basket and going through the electronic ordering process, the customer submits a legally binding contractual offer with regard to the goods contained in the shopping basket by clicking the button that concludes the ordering process. Furthermore, the customer may also submit the offer to the seller by telephone, fax, e-mail or post.
2.3 The Seller may accept the Customer's offer within five days,
- by sending the customer a written order confirmation or an order confirmation in text form (fax or e-mail), in which case the receipt of the order confirmation by the customer is decisive, or
- by delivering the ordered goods to the customer, in which case the receipt of the goods by the customer is decisive, or
- by requesting payment from the customer after the customer has placed the order.
If several of the aforementioned alternatives exist, the contract shall be concluded at the point in time at which one of the aforementioned alternatives occurs first. The period for acceptance of the offer begins on the day after the customer sends the offer and ends with the expiry of the fifth day following the sending of the offer. If the Seller does not accept the Customer's offer within the aforementioned period, this shall be deemed to be a rejection of the offer with the consequence that the Customer shall no longer be bound by its declaration of intent.
2.5 If the payment method "Amazon Payments" is selected, the payment will be processed via the payment service provider Amazon Payments Europe s.c.a., 38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg (hereinafter: "Amazon"), subject to the Amazon Payments Europe User Agreement, which can be viewed at https://payments.amazon.de/help/201751590. If the customer selects "Amazon Payments" as the payment method during the online ordering process, he also issues a payment order to Amazon by clicking the button that completes the ordering process. In this case, the seller already declares acceptance of the customer's offer at the time when the customer triggers the payment process by clicking the button that concludes the order process.
2.6 When an offer is made via the Seller's online order form, the text of the contract will be stored by the Seller after the contract has been concluded and transmitted to the Customer in text form (e.g. e-mail, fax or letter) after the Customer has sent his order. The Seller shall not make the text of the contract accessible beyond this. If the customer has set up a user account in the Seller's online shop before sending his order, the order data will be archived on the Seller's website and can be accessed by the customer free of charge via his password-protected user account by providing the relevant login data.
2.7 Before bindingly placing the order via the Seller's online order form, the Customer can identify possible input errors by carefully reading the information displayed on the screen. An effective technical means for better recognition of input errors can be the enlargement function of the browser, with the help of which the display on the screen is enlarged. The customer can correct his entries during the electronic ordering process using the usual keyboard and mouse functions until he clicks the button which completes the ordering process.
2.8 The German and English languages are available for the conclusion of the contract.
2.9 Order processing and contacting usually take place via e-mail and automated order processing. The customer must ensure that the e-mail address provided by him for order processing is correct so that e-mails sent by the seller can be received at this address. In particular, when using SPAM filters, the customer must ensure that all e-mails sent by the seller or by third parties commissioned by the seller to process the order can be delivered.
2.10 In the case of an order for alcoholic beverages, the customer confirms that he/she has reached the legally required minimum age by sending the order.
3 Right of withdrawal
3.1 Consumers are generally entitled to a right of revocation.
3.2 More detailed information on the right of withdrawal can be found in the Seller's instructions on withdrawal.
3.3 The right of withdrawal does not apply to consumers who do not belong to a Member State of the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract and whose sole place of residence and delivery address are outside the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract.
4 Prices and terms of payment
4.1 Unless otherwise stated in the Seller's product description, the prices quoted are total prices which include the statutory value added tax. Any additional delivery and shipping costs will be indicated separately in the respective product description.
4.2 In the case of deliveries to countries outside the European Union, further costs may be incurred in individual cases for which the Seller is not responsible and which are to be borne by the Customer. These include, for example, costs for the transfer of money by credit institutions (e.g. transfer fees, exchange rate fees) or import duties or taxes (e.g. customs duties). Such costs may also be incurred in relation to the transfer of funds if the delivery is not made to a country outside the European Union, but the customer makes the payment from a country outside the European Union.
4.3 The payment option(s) will be communicated to the Customer in the Seller's online shop.
4.4 If a payment method offered via the payment service "PayPal" is selected, the payment will be processed via PayPal, whereby PayPal may also use the services of third party payment service providers for this purpose. If the Seller also offers payment methods via PayPal for which it makes advance payments to the Customer (e.g. purchase on account or payment by instalments), it shall assign its payment claim to PayPal or to the payment service provider commissioned by PayPal and specifically named to the Customer. Before accepting the Seller's declaration of assignment, PayPal or the payment service provider commissioned by PayPal shall carry out a creditworthiness check using the transmitted customer data. The seller reserves the right to refuse the customer the selected payment method in the event of a negative check result. If the selected payment method is approved, the customer must pay the invoice amount within the agreed payment period or in the agreed payment intervals. In this case, he can only make payment to PayPal or the payment service provider commissioned by PayPal with debt-discharging effect. However, the Seller shall remain responsible for general customer enquiries, e.g. regarding the goods, delivery time, dispatch, returns, complaints, revocation declarations and deliveries or credit notes, even in the event of assignment of the claim.
4.5 If the payment method purchase on account is selected, the purchase price shall become due after the goods have been delivered and invoiced. In this case, the purchase price shall be paid within 7 (seven) days of receipt of the invoice without deduction, unless otherwise agreed. The Seller reserves the right to offer the payment method purchase on account only up to a certain order volume and to reject this payment method if the specified order volume is exceeded. In this case, the Seller will inform the customer of a corresponding payment restriction in his payment information in the online shop.
4.6 If the SEPA direct debit payment method is selected, the invoice amount is due for payment after a SEPA direct debit mandate has been issued, but not before the deadline for the advance information. The direct debit shall be collected when the ordered goods leave the Seller's warehouse, but not before expiry of the deadline for the advance information. Pre-notification is any communication (e.g. invoice, policy, contract) from the seller to the customer announcing a debit by SEPA Direct Debit. If the direct debit is not honoured due to a lack of sufficient funds in the account or due to the provision of incorrect bank details, or if the customer objects to the debit although he is not entitled to do so, the customer shall bear the fees incurred by the respective credit institution as a result of the chargeback if he is responsible for this.5. Delivery and Shipping Conditions
5.1 The delivery of goods shall be made by dispatch to the delivery address specified by the customer, unless otherwise agreed. The delivery address specified in the Seller's order processing shall be decisive in the processing of the transaction. Deviating from this, if the payment method PayPal is selected, the delivery address deposited by the customer with PayPal at the time of payment shall be decisive.
5.2 If the transport company returns the dispatched goods to the Seller because delivery to the Customer was not possible, the Customer shall bear the costs for the unsuccessful dispatch. This does not apply if the customer is not responsible for the circumstance that led to the impossibility of delivery or if the customer was temporarily prevented from accepting the service offered, unless the seller had given the customer reasonable advance notice of the service. Furthermore, this does not apply with regard to the costs for the return if the customer effectively exercises his right of withdrawal. In the event of effective exercise of the right of revocation by the customer, the provision made in this respect in the seller's revocation instructions shall apply to the return costs.
5.3 Self-collection is not possible for logistical reasons.
5.4 Vouchers shall be provided to the Customer as follows:
- by download
- by e-mail
- by post.
6 Retention of title
If the seller makes advance payment, he shall retain title to the goods delivered until the purchase price owed has been paid in full.
7 Liability for defects
7.1 Unless otherwise stipulated in the following provisions, the provisions of the statutory liability for defects shall apply. This does not apply to contracts for the delivery of goods:
7.2 If the customer is acting as an entrepreneur,
- the seller has the choice of the type of subsequent performance;
- in the case of new goods, the limitation period for defects shall be one year from delivery of the goods;
- in the case of used goods, the rights and claims for defects are excluded;
- the limitation period shall not begin again if a replacement delivery is made within the scope of liability for defects.
7.3 If the customer is acting as a consumer, the following shall apply to contracts for the delivery of used goods with the restriction of the following clause: The limitation period for claims for defects shall be one year from the delivery of the goods if this was expressly and separately contractually agreed between the parties and the customer was specifically informed of the reduction of the limitation period before submitting his contractual declaration.
7.4 The above-mentioned limitations of liability and shortening of the period of limitation do not apply to
- to claims for damages and reimbursement of expenses of the customer,
- in the event that the Seller has fraudulently concealed the defect,
- for goods which have been used in accordance with their customary use for a building and have caused its defectiveness,
- for any existing obligation of the Seller to provide updates for digital products, in the case of contracts for the delivery of goods with digital elements.
7.5 In addition, for entrepreneurs, the statutory limitation periods for any statutory right of recourse that may exist shall remain unaffected.
7.6 If the customer acts as a merchant within the meaning of § 1 of the German Commercial Code (HGB), he shall be subject to the commercial duty of inspection and notification of defects pursuant to § 377 of the German Commercial Code (HGB). If the customer fails to comply with the notification obligations regulated therein, the goods shall be deemed to have been approved.
7.7 If the customer is acting as a consumer, he is requested to complain about delivered goods with obvious transport damage to the deliverer and to inform the seller of this. If the customer fails to do so, this shall have no effect whatsoever on his statutory or contractual claims for defects.
8 Redemption of promotional vouchers
8.1 Vouchers which are issued free of charge by the Seller as part of promotions with a specific period of validity and which cannot be purchased by the Customer (hereinafter "Promotion Vouchers") can only be redeemed in the Seller's online shop and only during the specified period.
8.2 Promotion vouchers can only be redeemed by consumers.
8.3 Individual products may be excluded from the voucher promotion if a corresponding restriction results from the content of the promotion voucher.
8.4 Promotion vouchers can only be redeemed before the order process is completed. Subsequent offsetting is not possible.
8.5 Only one promotional voucher can be redeemed per order.
8.6 The value of the goods must be at least equal to the amount of the promotional voucher. Any remaining credit will not be refunded by the Seller.
8.7 If the value of the promotional voucher is not sufficient to cover the order, one of the other payment methods offered by the Seller may be chosen to settle the difference.
8.8 The credit balance of a promotional voucher is neither paid out in cash nor does it earn interest.
8.9 The promotional voucher will not be refunded if the customer returns the goods paid for in full or in part with the promotional voucher within the scope of his statutory right of withdrawal.
8.10 The promotional voucher is transferable. The Seller may make payment with discharging effect to the respective holder redeeming the promotional voucher in the Seller's online shop. This shall not apply if the Seller has knowledge or grossly negligent ignorance of the ineligibility, legal incapacity or lack of representative authority of the respective holder.
9. redemption of gift vouchers
9.1 Gift vouchers that can be purchased via the Seller's online shop (hereinafter "Gift Vouchers") can only be redeemed in the Seller's online shop, unless otherwise stated in the Gift Voucher.
9.2 Gift Vouchers and remaining balances of Gift Vouchers are redeemable until the end of the third year following the year of purchase of the Gift Voucher. Remaining balances will be credited to the customer until the expiry date.
9.3 Gift Vouchers can only be redeemed before the order process is completed. Subsequent offsetting is not possible.
9.4 Only one gift voucher can be redeemed per order.
9.5 Gift Vouchers can only be used to purchase Goods and cannot be used to purchase additional Gift Vouchers.
9.6 If the value of the Gift Voucher is insufficient to cover the order, one of the other payment methods offered by the Seller may be chosen to settle the difference.
9.7 The balance of a Gift Voucher will not be paid out in cash or earn interest.
9.8 The Gift Voucher is transferable. The Seller may make payment with discharging effect to the respective holder redeeming the Gift Voucher in the Seller's online shop. This shall not apply if the Seller has knowledge or grossly negligent ignorance of the ineligibility, legal incapacity or lack of representative authority of the respective holder.
10 Applicable law
10.1 All legal relations between the parties shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany to the exclusion of the laws on the international sale of movable goods. In the case of consumers, this choice of law shall only apply to the extent that the protection granted is not withdrawn by mandatory provisions of the law of the state in which the consumer has his habitual residence.
10.2 Furthermore, with regard to the statutory right of withdrawal, this choice of law does not apply to consumers who do not belong to a Member State of the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract and whose sole place of residence and delivery address are outside the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract.
If the customer is acting as a merchant, a legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law with its registered office in the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany, the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contract shall be the Seller's registered office. If the customer has its registered office outside the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Seller's registered office shall be the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contract if the contract or claims arising from the contract can be attributed to the customer's professional or commercial activity. In the aforementioned cases, however, the Seller shall in any case be entitled to bring an action before the court at the Customer's place of business.
12 Alternative Dispute Resolution
12.1 The EU Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution on the Internet at the following link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr.
This platform serves as a contact point for the out-of-court settlement of disputes arising from online purchase or service contracts involving a consumer.
12.2 The Seller is neither obliged nor willing to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumer arbitration board.
Consumers are entitled to a right of revocation in accordance with the following provisions, whereby a consumer is any natural person who concludes a legal transaction for purposes which can predominantly be attributed neither to his commercial nor to his independent professional activity:
Right of withdrawal
You have the right to withdraw from this contract within fourteen days without giving any reason.
The revocation period is fourteen days from the day on which you or a third party named by you, who is not the carrier, has or has taken possession of the last goods.
In order to exercise your right of withdrawal, you must inform us (SIP Scootershop GmbH, Marie-Curie-Str. 4, 86899 Landsberg am Lech, Germany, Tel.: +49 (o)8191-96999-60, Fax: +49 (o)8191-96999-70, E-Mail: [email protected]) by means of a clear declaration (e.g. a letter sent by post, fax or e-mail) of your decision to withdraw from this contract. You may use the enclosed model withdrawal form for this purpose, which is, however, not mandatory.
To comply with the withdrawal period, it is sufficient for you to send the notification of the exercise of the right of withdrawal before the expiry of the withdrawal period.
Consequences of the revocation
If you withdraw from this contract, we must refund all payments we have received from you, including delivery costs (with the exception of additional costs resulting from the fact that you have chosen a type of delivery other than the cheapest standard delivery offered by us), without delay and at the latest within fourteen days of the day on which we received notification of your withdrawal from this contract. For this repayment, we will use the same means of payment that you used for the original transaction, unless expressly agreed otherwise with you; in no case will you be charged for this repayment. We may refuse repayment until we have received the goods back or until you have provided proof that you have returned the goods, whichever is the earlier.
You must return or hand over the goods to us without delay and in any case no later than fourteen days from the day on which you notify us of the cancellation of this contract. The deadline is met if you send the goods before the expiry of the period of fourteen days.
You shall bear the direct costs of returning the goods.
You only have to pay for any loss in value of the goods if this loss in value is due to handling of the goods that is not necessary for checking the condition, properties and functioning of the goods.
Exclusion or premature expiry of the right of withdrawal
The right of withdrawal does not apply to contracts for the delivery of newspapers, periodicals or magazines with the exception of subscription contracts.
The right of withdrawal does not apply to consumers who do not belong to a Member State of the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract and whose sole place of residence and delivery address are outside the European Union at the time of conclusion of the contract.
If you finance this contract by means of a loan and revoke it later, you are also no longer bound by the loan agreement, provided that both contracts form an economic unit. This is to be assumed in particular if we are your lender at the same time or if your lender makes use of our cooperation with regard to the financing. If the loan has already accrued to us when the revocation takes effect or when the goods are returned, your lender shall enter into our rights and obligations from the financed contract in relation to you with regard to the legal consequences of the revocation or the return. The latter does not apply if the subject of this contract is the acquisition of financial instruments (e.g. securities, foreign exchange or derivatives). If you want to avoid a contractual obligation as far as possible, make use of your right of revocation and also revoke the loan agreement if you are also entitled to a right of revocation for this.