TERMS & CONDITIONS

Article 1 – DEFINITIONS

  1. Withdrawal period: the period within which the consumer can make use of his right of withdrawal;

  1. Consumer: the natural person who does not act in the exercise of a profession or business and who enters into a distance contract with the entrepreneur;

  1. Day: calendar day;

  1. Duration transaction: a distance agreement with regard to a series of products and / or services, the delivery and / or purchase obligation of which is spread over time;

  1. Sustainable data carrier: any means that enables the consumer or entrepreneur to store information that is addressed to him personally in a way that allows future consultation and unaltered reproduction of the stored information.

  1. Right of withdrawal: the possibility for the consumer to cancel the distance agreement within the cooling-off period;

  1. Model form: the model form for withdrawal that the entrepreneur makes available that a consumer can fill in when he wants to make use of his right of withdrawal.

  1. Entrepreneur: the natural or legal person who offers products and / or services to consumers at a distance;

  1. Distance agreement: an agreement whereby, in the context of a system for distance selling of products and / or services organized by the entrepreneur, until the conclusion of the agreement use is made exclusively of one or more techniques for communication on distance;

  1. Technology for distance communication: means that can be used to conclude an agreement, without the consumer and trader being in the same place at the same time.

  1. General Terms and Conditions: the present General Terms and Conditions of the entrepreneur.

Article 2 – IDENTITY OF THE ENTREPENEUR

 

Name:                                                           Hidden Feelings

Address:                                                         P.A. de Genestetlaan 35A, 3221VN Hellevoetsluis

Phone:                                                            +31 6 55130494

E-mail:                                                            info@hiddenfeelingsclothing.com        

Chamber of Commerce number:                          83783989

VAT identitification number:                                 NL003872120B86

 

Article 3 – APPLICABILITY

 

  1. These general terms and conditions apply to every offer from the entrepreneur and to every distance contract concluded between the entrepreneur and the consumer.

 

  1. Before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions is made available to the consumer. If this is not reasonably possible, it will be indicated before the distance contract is concluded that the general terms and conditions may be viewed at the entrepreneur, and they will be sent free of charge as soon as possible at the request of the consumer.

 

  1. If the distance contract is concluded electronically, in derogation of the previous paragraph and before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions may be made available to the consumer electronically in such a way that it can be stored by the consumer in a simple way on a durable data carrier. If this is not reasonably possible, it will be indicated before the distance contract is concluded where the general terms and conditions may be accessed electronically and that they will be sent free of charge electronically or otherwise at the request of the consumer

 

  1. In the event that specific product or service conditions apply in addition to these general terms and conditions, the second and third paragraphs apply mutatis mutandis and in the event of conflicting general terms and conditions the consumer may always invoke the applicable provision that is most favourable to him.

 

  1. If at any time one or more provisions of these general terms and conditions are wholly or partially invalid or become void, the remainder of the agreement and these terms and conditions will remain in force and the provision in question will be replaced without delay by a provision that approached the scope of the original as much as possible.

 

  1. Situations that are not regulated in these terms and conditions must be assessed “in the spirit” of these terms and conditions.

 

  1. Uncertainties about the interpretation or content of one or more provisions of our terms and conditions must be explained “in the spirit” of these terms and conditions.

 

Article 4 – THE OFFER

 

  1. If an offer has a limited duration or is subject to conditions, this will be explicitly stated in the offer.

 

  1. 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 an accurate representation of the products and/or services offered. Obvious mistakes or errors in the offer do not bind the entrepreneur.

 

  1. Each offer contains such information that it is clear to the consumer what rights and obligations are attached to accepting the offer. This concerns in particular:

 

  • the price including taxes;

  • any costs of delivery;

  • the manner in which the agreement will be concluded and which actions are required for that purpose;

  • whether or not the right of withdrawal is applicable;

  • the method of payment, delivery and execution of the agreement;

  • the period for accepting the offer, or the period within which the entrepreneur guarantees the price;

  • the level of the rate for distance communication if the costs of using the technology for distance communication are calculated on a basis other than the regular basic rate for the means of communication used;

  • whether the agreement will be archived after its conclusion, and if so, how it can be accessed by the consumer;

  • the way in which the consumer, before concluding the agreement, can verify and, if desired, restore the data provided by him within the framework of the agreement;

  • any other languages in which, in addition to Dutch, the agreement can be concluded;

  • the codes of conduct to which the entrepreneur is subject and the way in which the consumer can consult these codes of conduct electronically;

  • the minimum duration of the distance agreement in the case of a continuing performance contract.

 

 

Article 5 – THE AGREEMENT

 

  1. Subject to the provisions of paragraph 4, the agreement is concluded at the moment of acceptance by the consumer of the offer and compliance with the corresponding conditions.

 

  1. If the consumer has accepted the offer electronically, the entrepreneur immediately confirms receipt of the acceptance of the offer electronically. As long as the entrepreneur has not confirmed receipt of this acceptance, the consumer may terminate the agreement.

 

  1. If the agreement is concluded electronically, the entrepreneur will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to secure the electronic transfer of data, and he will ensure a safe web environment. If the consumer is able to pay electronically, the entrepreneur will take appropriate security measures.

 

  1. The entrepreneur may—within the confines of the law— make inquiries as to whether the consumer is able to meet his payment obligations, as well as all those facts and factors that are important for a sound conclusion of the distance agreement. If on the basis of this investigation the entrepreneur has good reasons not to enter into the agreement, he shall be entitled to refuse an order or request or to attach special conditions to the execution of the agreement.

 

  1. With the product or service to the consumer, the entrepreneur will include the following information in writing or in such a way that it can be stored by the consumer in an accessible manner on a durable data carrier:

 

  • the visiting address of the establishment of the entrepreneur to which the consumer may address any complaints;

  • the conditions under which and the way in which the consumer may exercise the right of withdrawal or a clear statement regarding the exclusion of the right of withdrawal;

  • the information about guarantees and existing service after purchase;

  • the data included in Article 4 paragraph 3 of these terms and conditions, unless the entrepreneur has already provided these data to the consumer prior to the execution of the agreement;

  • the requirements for cancelling the agreement if the agreement has a duration of more than one year or is of indefinite duration.

 

  1. In the case of an continuing performance contract, the provision in the previous paragraph shall apply only to the first delivery.

 

  1. Each agreement is entered into under the suspensive conditions of sufficient availability of the products concerned

 

 

Article 6 – RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL

 

When delivering products:

 

  1. When purchasing products, the consumer has the option to dissolve the agreement without giving any reason for 14 days. This reflection period starts on the day following receipt of the product by the consumer or a representative, designated in advance by the consumer and made known to the entrepreneur.

 

  1. During the reflection period, the consumer will handle the product and the packaging with care. He will only unpack or use the product to the extent necessary to assess whether he wishes to keep the product. If he exercises his right of withdrawal, he will return the product to the entrepreneur with all accessories supplied and—if reasonably possible—in the original condition and packaging, in accordance with the reasonable and clear instructions provided by the entrepreneur. See Article 7 for specific explanation of the right of withdrawal.

 

  1. If the consumer wishes to make use of his right of withdrawal, he is obliged to make this known to the entrepreneur within 14 days of receiving the product. The consumer must make this known using the model form. After the consumer has indicated that he wants to make use of his right of withdrawal, the customer must return the product within 14 days. The consumer must prove that the goods delivered were returned on time, for example by means of proof of shipment.

 

  1. If after expiry of the periods referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3, the customer has not indicated that he wishes to make use of his right of withdrawal or resp. the product has not been returned to the entrepreneur, the purchase is a fact.

 

Article 7 – COSTS IN CASE OF WITHDRAWAL

 

  1. If the consumer is to make use of his right of withdrawal, the costs of the return will be for his account at most.

 

  1. If the consumer has paid an amount, the entrepreneur will refund this amount as soon as possible, but no later than within 14 days after the withdrawal. This is subject to the condition that the product has already been received back by the web retailer or conclusive proof of complete return can be submitted.

 

Article 8 – EXCLUSION OF THE RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL

 

  1. The entrepreneur can exclude the consumer’s right of withdrawal for products as described in paragraphs 2 and 3. The exclusion of the right of withdrawal only applies if the entrepreneur has clearly stated this in the offer, at least in time for the conclusion of the agreement.

 

  1. Exclusion of the right of withdrawal is only possible for products:

 

  • that were established by the entrepreneur in accordance with the consumer’s specifications;

  • that are clearly personal in nature;

  • that cannot be returned due to their nature;

  • that can spoil or age quickly;

  • whose price depends on fluctuations in the financial market over which the entrepreneur has no influence;

  • for individual 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.

 

  1. Exclusion of the right of withdrawal is only possible for services:

 

  • concerning accommodation, transport, restaurant business or leisure activities to be carried out on a certain date or during a certain period;

  • whose delivery has begun with the express consent of the consumer before the cooling-off period has expired;

  • concerning bets and lotteries.

 

 

Article 9 – THE PRICE

 

  1. During the validity period stated in the offer, the prices of the products and / or services offered are not increased, except for price changes due to changes in VAT rates.

  1. Contrary to the previous paragraph, the entrepreneur can offer products or services with variable prices that are subject to fluctuations in the financial market and over which the entrepreneur has no influence. This link to fluctuations and the fact that any stated prices are target prices are stated in the offer.

  1. Price increases within 3 months after the conclusion of the agreement are only permitted if they are the result of statutory regulations or provisions.

  1. Price increases from 3 months after the conclusion of the agreement are only permitted if the entrepreneur has stipulated this and:

  • they are the result of statutory regulations or provisions; or

  • the consumer has the authority to cancel the agreement with effect from the day on which the price increase takes effect.

  1. The prices stated in the range of products or services are inclusive of VAT.

  1. All prices are subject to printing and typing errors. No liability is accepted for the consequences of printing and typesetting errors. In the case of printing and typing errors, the entrepreneur is not obliged to deliver the product at the wrong price.

 

Article 10 – CONFORMITY AND WARRANTY

 

  1. The entrepreneur guarantees that the products and / or services comply with the agreement, the specifications stated in the offer, the reasonable requirements of reliability and / or usability and the legal provisions existing on the date of the conclusion of the agreement provisions and / or government regulations. If agreed, the entrepreneur also guarantees that the product is suitable for other than normal use.

  1. A guarantee provided by the entrepreneur, manufacturer or importer does not affect the legal rights and claims that the consumer can assert against the entrepreneur under the agreement.

  1. Any defects or incorrectly delivered products must be reported in writing to the entrepreneur within 4 weeks after delivery. Return of the products must be in the original packaging and in new condition.

  1. The guarantee period of the entrepreneur corresponds to the factory guarantee 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.

  1. The warranty does not apply if:

  • The consumer has repaired and / or modified the delivered products himself or had them repaired and / or modified by third parties;

  • The products supplied have been exposed to abnormal circumstances or are otherwise carelessly treated or are contrary to the instructions of the entrepreneur and / or have been treated on the packaging;

  • The defectiveness is wholly or partly the result of regulations that the government has or will set with regard to the nature or quality of the materials used.

Article 11 – DELIVERY AND IMPLEMENTATION

  1. The trader will take the greatest possible care when receiving and implementing orders for products and when assessing requests for the provision of services.

  1. The place of delivery is the address that the consumer has made known to the company.

  1. Taking into account what is stated about this in paragraph 4 of this article, the company will execute accepted orders with due speed but at the latest within 30 days, unless the consumer has agreed to a longer delivery period. If the delivery is delayed, or if an order cannot or only partially be executed, the consumer will be notified of this no later than 30 days after he has placed the order. In that case the consumer has the right to terminate the agreement without costs. The consumer is not entitled to compensation.

  1. All delivery times are indicative. The consumer cannot derive any rights from any specified periods. Exceeding a term does not entitle the consumer to compensation.

  1. In the event of termination in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article, the trader will refund the amount paid by the consumer as soon as possible, but no later than within 14 days after termination.

  1. If delivery of an ordered product appears to be impossible, the entrepreneur will endeavor to make a replacement item available. At the latest at the delivery, it will be stated in a clear and comprehensible manner that a replacement item is being delivered. For replacement items right of withdrawal cannot be excluded. The costs of a possible return shipment are at the expense of the entrepreneur.

  1. The risk of damage and / or loss of products rests with the entrepreneur until the moment of delivery to the consumer or a representative designated in advance and made known to the entrepreneur, unless explicitly agreed otherwise.

Article 12 – EXTENDED TRANSACTIONS: DURATION, CANCELLATION & EXTENSION.

Cancellation

  1. The consumer may at all times terminate an agreement that has been entered into for an indefinite period of time and that extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services, with due observance of the agreed termination rules and a notice period of at most one month.

  1. The consumer may at all times terminate an agreement that has been entered into for a definite period and that extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services with due observance of the agreed termination rules and a cancellation period of one month at most.

  1. With respect to the agreements referred to in the previous paragraphs, the consumer may:

  • cancel them at any time and not be limited to cancellation at a specific time or in a specific period;

  • at least cancel them in the same way as they have been entered into by him;

  • always cancel them with the same notice period as the entrepreneur has stipulated for himself.

Extension

  1. An agreement that has been entered into for a definite period of time and that extends to the regular delivery of products (including electricity) or services, may not be tacitly extended or renewed for a specific duration.

  1. By way of derogation from the previous paragraph, an agreement that has been entered into for a definite period of time and that extends to the regular delivery of daily news and weekly newspapers and magazines may be tacitly renewed for a specific duration of a maximum of three months, if the consumer may cancel this extended agreement at the end of the extension with a notice period of at most one month.

  1. An agreement for a definite period, which extends to the regular delivery of products or services may only be extended tacitly for an indefinite period if the consumer may cancel at any time with notice of one month and a notice of up three months if the agreement is about regularly, but less than once a month, delivering daily, news and weekly newspapers and magazines.

  1. An agreement with a limited duration for the regular delivery of daily newspapers, news and weekly newspapers and magazines (trial or introductory subscription) is not tacitly continued and ends automatically after the trial or introductory period.

Duration

  1. If an agreement has a duration of more than one year, the consumer may cancel the agreement at any time after one year with a cancellation period of at most one month, unless reasonableness and fairness preclude cancellation before the end of the agreed duration.

Article 13 – PAYMENT

  1. Unless otherwise agreed, the amounts owed by the consumer must be paid within 7 working days after the commencement of the reflection period as referred to in Article 6 paragraph 1. In the case of an agreement to provide a service, it will be charged period after the consumer has received the confirmation of the agreement.

  1. The consumer has the duty to immediately report inaccuracies in payment data provided or specified to the entrepreneur.

  1. In the event of a default on the part of the consumer, the entrepreneur has the right, subject to legal restrictions, to charge the consumer reasonable costs incurred in advance.

Article 14 – COMPLAINTS

  1. The entrepreneur has a well-publicized complaints and deals with complaints under this procedure.

  1. Complaints about the implementation of the agreement must be fully and clearly described and submitted to the entrepreneur within 7 days, after the consumer has found the defects.

  1. Complaints submitted to the entrepreneur will be answered within a period of 14 days from the date of receipt. If a complaint requires a foreseeable longer processing time, the entrepreneur will respond within a period of 14 days with a message of receipt and an indication when the consumer can expect a more detailed answer.

  1. If the complaint cannot be resolved in mutual consultation, a dispute arises that is subject to the dispute settlement procedure.

  1. In the event of complaints, a consumer must first of all turn to the entrepreneur. A complaint can be submitted using the contact form. Contact will be made to resolve the issue.

  1. A complaint does not suspend the obligations of the entrepreneur, unless the entrepreneur indicates otherwise in writing.

  1. If a complaint is found to be justified by the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur will replace or repair the delivered products or repair them free of charge.

Article 15 – DISPUTES

Dutch law applies exclusively to agreements between the entrepreneur and the consumer to which these general terms and conditions apply. Even if the consumer is living abroad.

Article 16 – ADDITIONAL OR DEVIATING PROVISIONS

Additional or deviating provisions from these general terms and conditions may not be to the detriment of the consumer and must be recorded in writing or in such a way that they can be stored in an accessible manner on a durable data carrier.