Table of contents
- Conclusion of contract
- Right of withdrawal
- Prices and terms of payment
- Delivery and shipping conditions
- Retention of title
- Liability for defects (warranty)
- Special conditions for the processing of goods according to certain specifications of the customer
- Redemption of gift vouchers
- Applicable law
- Code of Conduct
- Alternative dispute resolution
1.1These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as "GTC") of Tim Schmidt (hereinafter referred to as "Seller") 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.
1.2These GTC shall apply accordingly to contracts for the delivery of vouchers, unless expressly provided otherwise.
1.3For the purposes of these GTC, a consumer is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for purposes that are predominantly neither commercial nor self-employed. 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 self-employed professional activity.
2) Conclusion of contract
2.1The 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.
2.2The customer can submit the offer via the online order form integrated in the seller's online shop. 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, e-mail or online contact form.
2.3The 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 order has been placed.
If several of the aforementioned alternatives exist, the contract shall be concluded at the time when 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 is no longer bound by his declaration of intent.
2.4If a payment method offered by PayPal is selected, the payment shall be processed via the payment service provider PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter: "PayPal"), subject to the PayPal terms and conditions of use, which can be viewed at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full or - if the customer does not have a PayPal account - subject to the terms and conditions for payments without a PayPal account, which can be viewed at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacywax-full. If the customer pays by means of a payment method offered by PayPal that can be selected in the online ordering process, the seller already declares acceptance of the customer's offer at the time the customer clicks the button that completes the ordering process.
2.5If 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, the Customer 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.
2.6When submitting an offer via the Seller's online order form, the text of the contract shall be stored by the Seller after the conclusion of the contract and transmitted to the Customer in text form (e.g. e-mail, fax or letter) after the Customer's order has been sent. 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 store before sending his order, the order data will be archived on the seller's website and can be retrieved by the customer via his password-protected user account by providing the corresponding login data Free . The order data will be stored on the seller's website.
2.7Before 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 that concludes the ordering process.
2.8The German and English languages are available for the conclusion of the contract.
2.9Order 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.
3) Right of withdrawal
3.1Consumers are generally entitled to a right of withdrawal.
3.2More detailed information on the right of withdrawal can be found in the Seller's instructions on withdrawal.
3.3The 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.
Exclusion of the right of withdrawal
According to § 312g paragraph 2 No. 1 of the German Civil Code (BGB), the right of withdrawal does not apply to contracts for the delivery of goods that are not prefabricated and for the production of which an individual selection or determination by the consumer is decisive or which are clearly tailored to the personal needs of the consumer. There is no right of withdrawal especially for commissioned work and individual productions carried out on behalf of DotComCanvas.
If, by way of exception, a right of withdrawal does exist, the following applies to consumers within the meaning of § 13 BGB: You have the right to revoke 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 goods. To exercise your right of withdrawal, you must inform us of your decision to withdraw from this contract by means of a clear declaration (e.g. a letter, fax or e-mail sent by post). You can use the model withdrawal form for this purpose, which is, however, not mandatory. To comply with the withdrawal period, it is sufficient that you send the notification of the exercise of the right of withdrawal before the expiry of the withdrawal period to the following email address:
4) Prices and terms of payment
4.1Unless otherwise stated in the Seller's product description, the prices quoted are total prices. VAT is not shown, as the Seller is a small entrepreneur within the meaning of the UStG. Any additional delivery and shipping costs will be indicated separately in the respective product description.
4.2In 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.
4.3The payment option(s) will be communicated to the Customer in the Seller's online shop.
4.4If prepayment by bank transfer has been agreed, payment shall be due immediately after conclusion of the contract, unless the parties have agreed on a later due date.
4.5If the payment method "PayPal Credit" (payment by instalments via PayPal) is selected, the Seller assigns its payment claim to PayPal. Before accepting the Seller's declaration of assignment, PayPal shall carry out a creditworthiness check using the transmitted customer data. The seller reserves the right to refuse the customer the payment method "PayPal Credit" in the event of a negative check result. If the payment method "PayPal Credit" is approved by PayPal, the customer must pay the invoice amount to PayPal at the conditions specified by the seller, which are communicated to him in the seller's online shop. In this case, he can only make payment to 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.
4.6If the payment method "SOFORT" is selected, the payment will be processed via the payment service provider SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich (hereinafter "SOFORT"). In order to be able to pay the invoice amount via "SOFORT", the customer must have an online banking account that has been activated for participation in "SOFORT", identify himself accordingly during the payment process and confirm the payment instruction to "SOFORT". The payment transaction is then immediately carried out by "SOFORT" and the customer's bank account is debited. More detailed information on the "SOFORT" payment method is available to the customer on the Internet at https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.
4.7If the payment method "PayPal invoice" is selected, the Seller assigns its payment claim to PayPal. Before accepting the Seller's declaration of assignment, PayPal shall carry out a creditworthiness check using the transmitted customer data. The Seller reserves the right to refuse the customer the payment method "PayPal invoice" in the event of a negative check result. If the payment method "PayPal invoice" is permitted by PayPal, the customer must pay the invoice amount to PayPal within 30 days of receipt of the goods, unless he is given a different payment deadline by PayPal. In this case, he can only make payment to PayPal with debt-discharging effect. However, the Seller shall remain responsible for general customer enquiries, e.g. regarding the goods, delivery time, shipment, returns, complaints, revocation declarations and deliveries or credit notes, even in the event of assignment of the claim. In addition, the General Terms and Conditions of Use for the Use of PayPal's Purchase on Account apply, which can be viewed at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/pui-terms.
4.8If the payment method "PayPal Direct Debit" is selected, PayPal will collect the invoice amount from the customer's bank account after a SEPA Direct Debit mandate has been issued, but not before the expiry of the pre-notification period on behalf of the seller. Pre-notification is any communication (e.g. invoice, policy, contract) to the customer announcing a debit by SEPA Direct Debit. If the direct debit is not honoured due to insufficient funds in the account or due to the provision of incorrect bank details, or if the customer objects to the direct debit even though 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
5.1The delivery of goods shall be made by dispatch to the delivery address provided by the customer, unless otherwise agreed. When processing the transaction, the delivery address specified in the Seller's order processing shall be decisive.
5.2In the case of goods delivered by forwarding agent, delivery shall be made "free kerbside", i.e. to the public kerbside nearest to the delivery address, unless otherwise stated in the shipping information in the Seller's online shop and unless otherwise agreed.
5.3If the delivery of the goods fails for reasons for which the customer is responsible, the customer shall bear the reasonable costs incurred by the seller as a result. 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. In the case of DOTCOM CANVAS® the return costs shall be borne by the buyer.
5.4Self-collection is not possible for logistical reasons.
5.5Vouchers shall be provided to the Customer as follows:
- by e-mail
6) Retention of title
If the seller makes advance payment, he shall retain ownership of the delivered goods until the purchase price owed has been paid in full.
7) Liability for defects (warranty)
7.1If the purchased item is defective, the provisions of the statutory liability for defects shall apply.
7.2If 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 does not comply with this, this shall have no effect on his statutory or contractual claims for defects.
8) Special conditions for the processing of goods according to certain specifications of the customer
8.1If, according to the content of the contract, in addition to the delivery of the goods, the Seller is also obliged to process the goods according to certain specifications of the Customer, the Customer shall provide the Seller with all content required for the processing, such as texts, images or graphics in the file formats, formatting, image and file sizes specified by the Seller and grant the Seller the necessary rights of use for this purpose. The customer alone shall be responsible for the procurement and acquisition of rights to this content. The customer declares and assumes responsibility that he has the right to use the content provided to the seller. In particular, he shall ensure that no rights of third parties are infringed thereby, in particular copyrights, trademark rights and personal rights.
8.2The customer shall indemnify the seller against claims of third parties which the latter may assert against the seller in connection with an infringement of their rights by the contractual use of the customer's content by the seller. In this context, the customer shall also bear the reasonable costs of the necessary legal defence, including all court costs and lawyers' fees in the statutory amount. This shall not apply if the customer is not responsible for the infringement. In the event of a claim by a third party, the customer is obliged to provide the seller immediately, truthfully and completely with all information required for the examination of the claims and a defence.
8.3The Seller reserves the right to refuse processing orders if the content provided by the Customer for this purpose violates legal or official prohibitions or offends common decency. This applies in particular to the provision of anti-constitutional, racist, xenophobic, discriminatory, offensive, youth-endangering and/or violence-glorifying content.
9) Redemption of gift vouchers
9.1Gift 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.
9.2Gift Vouchers and remaining Gift Voucher balances are redeemable until the end of the third year following the year of purchase of the Gift Voucher. Remaining credits will be credited to the customer until the expiry date.
9.3Gift vouchers can only be redeemed before the order process is completed. Subsequent offsetting is not possible.
9.4Only one gift voucher can be redeemed per order.
9.5Gift Vouchers can only be used to purchase Goods and cannot be used to purchase any other Gift Vouchers.
9.6If the value of the gift 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.
9.7The balance of a Gift Voucher will not be paid out in cash or earn interest.
9.8The 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
10.1All 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 insofar as the protection granted is not withdrawn by mandatory provisions of the law of the state in which the consumer has his habitual residence.
10.2Furthermore, this choice of law with regard to the statutory 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.
11) Code of Conduct
- The seller has submitted to the guidelines for "Google customer reviews", which can be viewed on the Internet at https://support.google.com/merchants/topic/7105962.
- The seller has submitted to the Trusted Shops quality criteria, which can be viewed on the Internet at http://www.trustedshops.com/tsdocument/TS_QUALITY_CRITERIA_de.pdf.
12) Alternative dispute resolution
12.1The 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.
12.2The Seller is neither obliged nor willing to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.