Article 1 - Definitions In these terms and conditions, the following terms have the following meanings: Withdrawal period: the period within which the consumer can make use of his right of withdrawal; Consumer: the natural person who is not acting in the exercise of a profession or business and enters into a distance contract with the entrepreneur; Day: calendar day; Duration transaction: A distance contract relating to a series of products and/or services, the delivery and/or purchase obligation of which is spread over time; Durable data carrier: any means that enables the consumer or entrepreneur to store information addressed to him personally in a way that allows future consultation and unaltered reproduction of the stored information. Right of withdrawal: the possibility for the consumer to waive the distance contract within the cooling-off period; Entrepreneur: the natural or legal person who offers products and/or services to consumers from 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, exclusive use is made of one or more techniques for distance communication; Technique for distance communication: means that can be used for the conclusion of an agreement, without the consumer and entrepreneur being together in the same room at the same time General Terms and Conditions: the present General Terms and Conditions of the entrepreneur. Article 2 - Identity of the entrepreneur Company name: Essale E-mail address: Chamber of Commerce number: 74569716 Article 3 - Applicability These general conditions apply to every offer of the entrepreneur and to every distance contract and order concluded between entrepreneur and consumer. Before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general 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 conditions are available for inspection at the entrepreneur's premises and they will be sent free of charge to the consumer as soon as possible upon request. If the distance contract is concluded electronically, notwithstanding the preceding paragraph and before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions will be made available to the consumer electronically in such a way that it can be easily stored by the consumer 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 inspected electronically and that, at the consumer's request, they will be sent electronically or otherwise free of charge. In the event that specific product or service conditions apply in addition to these general conditions, the second and third paragraphs shall apply mutatis mutandis and in the event of conflicting general conditions, the consumer may always rely on the applicable provision that is most favorable to him. If one or more provisions in these general conditions at any time wholly or partially void or destroyed, then the agreement and these conditions for the rest remain in force and the provision concerned will be replaced by mutual agreement immediately by a provision that the scope of the original as closely as possible. Situations not provided for in these general terms and conditions should be assessed 'in the spirit' of these general terms and conditions. Uncertainties about the interpretation or content of one or more provisions of our terms and conditions must be interpreted 'in the spirit' of these general terms and 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 adapt the offer. The offer contains a complete and accurate description of the products and/or services offered. The description is sufficiently detailed to enable a proper assessment of the offer by the consumer. If the entrepreneur uses images these are a true reflection of the products and / or services offered. Obvious mistakes or obvious errors in the offer do not bind the entrepreneur. All images, specifications and data in the offer are indicative and can not lead to compensation or dissolution of the agreement. Images of products are a true representation of the products offered. Operator can not 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 the rights and obligations are, which are attached to the acceptance of the offer. This concerns in particular: the price including taxes; any shipping costs; the manner in which the agreement will be concluded and which actions are necessary for this; whether or not the right of withdrawal is applicable; the method of payment, delivery and performance of the agreement; the period for acceptance of the offer, or the period within which the entrepreneur guarantees the price; the level of the rate of distance communication if the costs of using the technique for distance communication are calculated on a basis other than the regular basic rate for the means of communication used; whether the contract will be archived after its conclusion, and if so in what way it can be consulted by the consumer; the way in which the consumer, before concluding the contract, can check the data provided by him in the context of the contract and, if desired, rectify them; any other languages in which, in addition to Dutch, the contract can be concluded; the codes of conduct to which the trader has submitted and the way in which the consumer can consult these codes of conduct electronically; and the minimum duration of the distance contract in the event of a duration transaction. Optional: available sizes, colors, type of materials. Article 5 - The agreement The agreement is established, subject to the provisions of paragraph 4, at the moment of acceptance by the consumer of the offer and the fulfillment of the conditions set forth therein. If the consumer has accepted the offer electronically, the trader will immediately confirm receipt of acceptance of the offer electronically. 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 concluded electronically, the entrepreneur will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the electronic transfer of data and ensure a secure web environment. If the consumer can pay electronically, the entrepreneur will observe appropriate security measures. The entrepreneur may - within legal frameworks - inform himself 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, on the basis of this investigation, the entrepreneur has good grounds not to enter into the agreement, he is entitled to refuse an order or application or to attach special conditions to the implementation, giving reasons. The entrepreneur will include the following information with the product or service to the consumer, in writing or in such a way that it can be stored by the consumer in an accessible way on a durable data carrier: the visiting address of the branch of the entrepreneur where the consumer can go with complaints; the conditions under which and the way in which the consumer can make use of the right of withdrawal, or a clear notification about the exclusion of the right of withdrawal; the information about guarantees and existing after-sales service; the data included in article 4 paragraph 3 of these terms and conditions, unless the entrepreneur has already provided the consumer with these data before the execution of the agreement; the requirements for termination of the agreement if the agreement has a duration of more than one year or is of indefinite duration. In case of a duration transaction, the provision in the previous paragraph applies only to the first delivery. Each agreement is entered into under the suspensive conditions of sufficient availability of the relevant products. Article 6 - Right of Withdrawal When purchasing products, the consumer has the option of dissolving the agreement without giving reasons for a period of 14 days. This reflection period commences on the day after receipt of the product by the consumer or a representative previously designated by the consumer and made known to the entrepreneur. During the reflection period, the consumer will handle the packaging with care. If he exercises his right of withdrawal, he will return the unused product with all accessories supplied 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. Due to hygienic and technical reasons, the product must not have been used. If the consumer wishes to use his right of withdrawal, he is obliged to make this known to the entrepreneur within 14 days after receipt of the product. The consumer must make this known by means of a written message/email. After the consumer has made it known that he wants to use 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 expressed his intention to use his right of withdrawal or has not returned the product to the entrepreneur after the expiry of the periods mentioned in paragraphs 2 and 3, the purchase is a fact. Article 7 - Costs in case of withdrawal If the consumer uses his right of withdrawal, the costs of returning the products are for the consumer's account. If the consumer has paid an amount, the entrepreneur will refund this amount as soon as possible, but no later than 14 days after the withdrawal. This is subject to the condition that the product has already been received back by the entrepreneur or conclusive evidence of complete return can be presented. Article 8 - Exclusion of right of withdrawal The entrepreneur can exclude the consumer's right of withdrawal for products described in paragraphs 2 and 3. The exclusion of the right of withdrawal applies only 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 that were created by the entrepreneur according to specifications of the consumer; that are clearly personal in nature; that cannot be returned due to their nature; that spoil or age quickly; whose price is subject to fluctuations in the financial market on which the entrepreneur has no influence; for single newspapers and magazines; for audio and video recordings and computer software of which the consumer has broken the seal. for hygienic products of which the consumer has broken the seal. Exclusion of the right of withdrawal is only possible for services: concerning accommodation, transportation, restaurant business or leisure activities to be performed on a certain date or during a certain period; of which the delivery has started with the express consent of the consumer before the reflection period has expired; concerning betting and lotteries. Article 9 - The price During the validity period stated in the offer, the prices of the products and/or services offered will not be increased, except for price changes due to changes in VAT rates. Notwithstanding the previous paragraph, the entrepreneur may offer products or services whose prices are subject to fluctuations in the financial market and over which the entrepreneur has no influence, with variable prices. This link to fluctuations and the fact that any prices mentioned are target prices will be mentioned in the offer. Price increases within 3 months after the conclusion of the contract are only allowed if they are the result of statutory regulations or provisions. Price increases from 3 months after the conclusion of the agreement are only allowed if the entrepreneur has stipulated it and: they are the result of statutory regulations or provisions; or the consumer has the power to terminate the agreement from the day on which the price increase takes effect. The prices mentioned in the offer of products or services include VAT. All prices are subject to printing and typesetting errors. No liability is accepted for the consequences of printing and typesetting errors. In case of printing and typesetting errors, the entrepreneur is not obliged to deliver the product according to the incorrect price. Article 10 - Conformity and Guarantee The trader guarantees that the products and/or services fulfill the contract, the specifications stated in the offer, the reasonable requirements of soundness and/or usability and the existing statutory provisions and/or government regulations on the date the contract was concluded. 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 under the agreement against the entrepreneur can assert. Any defects or incorrectly delivered products should 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 warranty period of the entrepreneur corresponds to the manufacturer's warranty period. However, 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 and/or modified the delivered products himself or has had them repaired and/or modified by third parties; The delivered products have been exposed to abnormal conditions or otherwise carelessly treated or have been treated contrary to the instructions of the entrepreneur and/or on the packaging; The inadequacy wholly or partially as a result of regulations that the government has set or will set regarding the nature or quality of the materials used. Article 11 - Delivery and execution The entrepreneur will take the greatest possible care when receiving and executing orders of products. The place of delivery is the address that the consumer has made known to the company. Subject to what is stated in article 4 of these general conditions, the company will execute accepted orders expeditiously but at the latest within 30 days, unless consumer has agreed to a longer delivery period. If delivery is delayed, or if an order cannot or can only partially be executed, the consumer will be informed about this at the latest 30 days after the order was placed. The consumer in that case has the right to dissolve the agreement without cost and right to possible compensation. In case of dissolution in accordance with the previous paragraph, the entrepreneur will refund the amount paid by the consumer as soon as possible, but at the latest within 14 days after dissolution. If delivery of an ordered product proves impossible, the entrepreneur will make an effort to provide a replacement item. At the latest upon delivery, it will be reported in a clear and comprehensible manner that a replacement article is being delivered. With replacement articles, the right of withdrawal cannot be excluded. The costs of any return shipment shall be borne by the entrepreneur. The risk of damage and / or loss of products rests with the entrepreneur until the time of delivery to the consumer or a previously designated and made known to the entrepreneur representative, unless otherwise expressly agreed. Article 12 - Extended duration transactions: duration, termination and extension Termination The consumer may contract for an indefinite period and which extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services, at any time terminate in accordance with agreed termination rules and a notice of up to one month. The consumer may terminate a fixed-term contract that was concluded for the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services at any time at the end of the fixed term in compliance with the applicable termination rules and a period of notice that does not exceed one month. The consumer may terminate the contracts referred to in the previous paragraphs: at any time and not be limited to termination at a specific time or in a specific period; at least terminate in the same way as they were entered into by him; always terminate with the same notice period as the entrepreneur has stipulated for himself. Renewal A fixed-term contract that has been entered into for the regular supply of products (including electricity) or services may not be tacitly renewed or renewed for a fixed term. Notwithstanding the previous paragraph, a fixed-term contract that has been concluded for the regular delivery of daily news and weekly newspapers and magazines may be tacitly renewed for a fixed term not exceeding three months, if the consumer may terminate this renewed contract towards the end of the renewal with a notice period not exceeding one month. A fixed-term contract that has been concluded for the regular delivery of products or services may be tacitly extended for an indefinite period of time only if the consumer may terminate it at any time with a period of notice that does not exceed one month and a period of notice that does not exceed three months in the event that the contract extends to the regular, but less than once a month, delivery of daily, news and weekly newspapers and magazines. A contract with a limited duration for the regular supply of daily, news and weekly newspapers and magazines by way of introduction (trial or introductory subscription) is not tacitly continued and ends automatically at the end of the trial or introductory period. Duration If a contract lasts more than one year, after one year the consumer may at any time terminate the contract with a notice of up to one month, unless reasonableness and fairness oppose termination before the end of the agreed term. Article 13 - Payment Unless otherwise agreed, the amounts owed by the consumer should be paid within 7 working days after the start of the reflection period as referred to in article 6 paragraph 1. In case of an agreement to provide a service, this period starts after the consumer has received the confirmation of the agreement. The consumer has the duty to immediately report inaccuracies in payment data provided or mentioned to the entrepreneur. In case of non-payment by the consumer, the entrepreneur has the right, subject to legal restrictions, to charge the consumer reasonable costs made known in advance. Article 14 - Complaints procedure Complaints about the implementation of the agreement must be submitted to the entrepreneur within 7 days fully and clearly described, after the consumer has found 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 foreseeably longer processing time, the entrepreneur will respond within the 14-day period with a notice of receipt and an indication of when the consumer can expect a more detailed answer. If the complaint cannot be resolved by mutual agreement, a dispute arises that is subject to the dispute settlement procedure. A complaint does not suspend the obligations of the entrepreneur, unless the entrepreneur indicates otherwise in writing. If a complaint is found to be justified by the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur will, at his discretion, either replace or repair the delivered products free of charge. Article 15 - Disputes Contracts between the entrepreneur and the consumer to which these general conditions relate are exclusively governed by Dutch law. Even if the consumer resides abroad.