General Terms and Conditions and Client Information
Table of Contents
- Scope of Application
- Conclusion of the Contract
- Price and Delivery Costs
- Shipment and delivery conditions
- Liability for defects
- Law and Jurisdiction
1) Scope of Application
1.1 These Terms and Conditions of the company INTERKART Landkarten & Globen GmbH (hereinafter
referred to as "Seller") shall apply to all contracts concluded between a consumer or an trader (hereinafter
referred to as "Client") and the Seller relating to all goods and/or services presented in the online shop of
the Seller. The inclusion of the Client`s own conditions is herewith objected to, unless other terms have
1.2 A consumer pursuant to these Terms and Conditions is any individual acting for purposes which are
wholly or mainly outside that individual`s trade, business, craft or profession. A trader pursuant to these
Terms and Conditions is any person acting for purposes relating to that person`s trade, business, craft or
profession, whether acting personally or through another person acting in the trader`s name or on the
2) Conclusion of the Contract
2.1 The product descriptions in the Seller`s online shop do not constitute binding offers on the part of the
Seller, but merely serve the purpose of submitting a binding offer by the Client.
2.2 The Client may submit the offer by the online order form integrated into the Seller`s online shop. In
doing so, after having entered his personal data and by clicking the button finalizing the order process, the
Client submits a legally binding offer of contract with regard to the goods and/or services contained in the
shopping cart. The Client may also present the offer to the Seller by means of telephone, fax, e-mail or
2.3 The Seller may accept the Client`s offer within five days
- by transferring a written order confirmation or an order conformation in written form (fax or e- mail); insofar
receipt of order confirmation by the Client is decisive, or
- by delivering ordered goods to the Client; insofar receipt of goods by the Client is decisive, or
- by requesting the Client to pay after he/she placed his/her order.
Provided that several of the aforementioned alternatives apply, the contract shall be concluded at the time
when one of the aforementioned alternatives firstly occurs. Should the seller not accept the Client`s offer
within the aforementioned period of time, this shall be deemed as rejecting the offer with the effect that the
Client is no longer bound by his statement of intent.
2.4 The period for acceptance of the offer shall start on the day after the Client has sent the offer and ends
on expiry of the fifth day following the sending of the offer.
2.5 The contract`s content will be stored by the Seller and will be sent to the Client in writing including these
Terms and Conditions and Client Information (for example via e-mail, fax or letter) after the Client has
submitted his order. In addition, the contract`s content will be stored on the Seller`s website and can be
found by the Client in the customer login via the password-protected customer account, provided the Client
has created a customer account in the online shop prior to submitting his order.
2.6 The Client can correct all the data entered via the usual keyboard and mouse function prior to
submitting his binding order. In addition, prior to submitting the order, all data entered will be displayed in a
confirmation window and can be corrected here as well, via the usual keyboard and mouse function.
2.7 The contractual language is English.
2.8 Order processing and contacting usually takes place via e-mail and automated order processing. It is
the Client`s responsibility to ensure that the e-mail address he/she provides for the order processing is
accurate so that e-mails sent by the Seller can be received at this address. Particularly, it is the Client`s
responsibility, if SPAM filters are used, to ensure that all e- mails sent by the Seller or by third parties
commissioned by the Seller with the order processing can be delivered.
3) Price and Delivery Costs
3.1 Prices indicated are end prices and include the statutory value-added tax. Any possible additional
delivery and dispatch costs are specified separately in the respective product description.
3.2 For deliveries to countries outside the European Union, additional costs may arise which are beyond
the Seller`s control. They shall be borne by the Client. Such costs are for example money transfer costs
(transfer fees, exchange rate charges) or customs duties or import taxes.
3.3 Payment can be made using one of the methods mentioned in the Seller`s online shop.
3.4 If payment in advance has been agreed upon, payment shall be due immediately upon conclusion of
4) Shipment and delivery conditions
4.1 Goods are generally delivered on dispatch route and to the delivery address indicated by the Client. In
the processing of the transaction, the delivery address indicated in the Seller`s order processing documents
shall be applicable.
4.2 Should delivery to the Client not be possible, the assigned transport company returns the goods to the
Seller and the Client bears the cost for the unsuccessful dispatch. This shall not apply if the Client is not
responsible for the event that entails the impossibility of delivery, or if he/she has been temporarily impeded
to receive the ordered goods, unless the Seller has given notice to the Client in an adequate period of time
prior to the delivery.
4.3 The risk of accidental destruction and accidental deterioration of the sold goods shall in principle be
transferred to the Client upon delivery of the goods to the Client or to an authorized recipient. Should the
Client act as a trader, the risk of accidental destruction and accidental deterioration in the event of a sale
by dispatch shall be transferred upon delivery of the goods to a qualified transport person at the Seller`s
place of business.
4.4 The Seller reserves the right to withdraw from the contract in the event of incorrect or improper
self-supply. This only applies if the Seller is not responsible for the non-supply and if he has concluded a
concrete hedging transaction with the supplier. The Seller shall make all reasonable efforts to obtain the
goods. In case of non-availability or partial availability of the goods he shall immediately inform the Client
and grant him immediately counterperformance.
4.5 Should the Client collect the goods himself, the Seller informs the Client by e-mail that the goods are
available for collection. After receiving the e-mail, the Client may collect the goods in consultation with the
Seller. In this case no shipment costs will be charged.
5) Liability for defects
The statutory consumer rights will apply.
6) Law and Jurisdiction
6.1 If a Client acts as a consumer pursuant to Section 1.2, any contractual relationships between the
parties are governed by British law excluding the UN-Convention on Contract for the International Sale of
Goods and the courts of the State where the Client is domiciled will have exclusive jurisdiction over any
dispute relating to these relationships.
6.2 If a Client acts as a trader pursuant to Section 1.2, any contractual relationships between the parties are
governed by German law excluding the UN-Convention on Contract for the International Sale of Goods and
the courts of the State where the Seller is domiciled will have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute relating
to these relationships.