II. Delivery & Return
III. General Terms of Sales
TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. Use of personal data collected
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II. DELIVERY & RETURN
Shipping of orders on business days (Monday to Friday). We do not take responsibility for any shipping delay.
Delivery via Post in Luxembourg within 3 to 7 business days
2. RETURN and refunds
We currently do not accept returns and do not issue refunds.
3. SECURED PAYMENT
Secure payment by credit card Visa, MasterCard
III. GENERAL TERMS OF SALES
The present general terms and conditions of sale are made between:
the green library
The head office is located rue yolande 8 mamer, 8259 Luxembourg
Called « The seller »
ON ONE SIDE,
Any individual wishing to make a purchase on the Seller web site, at the https://thegreenlibrary.shop/ address,
Called « The Client »
ON THE OTHER SIDE
Article 1: Object
The terms and conditions of sale define the contractual relationship between the Seller and the Client, and the conditions that apply to all purchases made on the Seller retail website https://thegreenlibrary.shop/, called “the Site”.
The Client must be at least 18 years old and have the judicial capacity or have a parental authorization to order on the Site.
The acquirement of a product on the Site implies the Client’s complete acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions of Sale. These override any of the Client’s general or particular conditions.
The Seller has the possibility to change the General Terms and Conditions of Sale. However, the Conditions applied to the Client are those in effect at the date of his order on the Site. The present General Terms and Conditions of Sale are the exclusive propriety of the Seller. All reproductions, even partial, are strictly forbidden.
Article 2 : The website
1.1 The Website https://thegreenlibrary.shop/ is an e-commerce website that is accessible on the Internet at the address www.thegreenlibrary.lu and it is open to any user of the Internet. It is edited and distributed by the green library.
1.2 The Website offers to sell second-hand books. By virtue of the Terms of sale, it is agreed that the User and The green Library will be collectively named “the parties” and individually called the “party” and that the User who validated an order will then be called the “Buyer”. The rights and duties of the User inevitably apply to the Buyer.
1.3 The green Library reminds that the Products are exclusively for the personal use of the Buyer and it must not have any direct link with his professional activity. i reserve the right to refuse the carrying out of the order.
1.4 The Buyer declares that he has full legal capacity.
1.5 The order of any Product offered on the Website presupposes the consultation and the express consent of the General Terms of Sale by ticking the box provided to that effect before ordering anything.
As a reminder, according to the directive 1999/93/CE from the European Parliament on 13.12.1999 and concerning the e-signature,The green Library specifies that the validation of the order form as specified in the article 5.3 hereafter, constitutes an e-signature that has, between the Parties, the same value as a handwritten signature.
1.6 The aim of the General Terms of Sale is to define the rights and duties of the Parties born from the online sale of the Products offered on the Website.
Article 3 : The products
a) Description of the Products
2.1 The Products offered by The green Library are those shown on the Website within 2 weeks of the day of its consultation by the User and within the limits of available stocks.
2.2 Products are described with the greatest precision possible. The photos illustrating, in support of the text, the products do not enter in the contractual field. As such, if The green Library tries to represent as faithfully as possible the Products of which the photos are displayed on the Website, variations may occur, the cover photos may differ from time to time depending on available online images and particularly given the technical limitations of color renderings of computer equipment.
b) Availability of the Products
2.3 The green Library is committed to honour the orders only within the limits of available stocks. If one or several Products are not available, The green Library is committed to inform the User as soon as possible. The green Library incurs no liability for a stock shortage or the unavailability of the Products.
2.4 The unavailability of the Product can be notified to the User:
When she/he enters his order,she/he will be told that the Product he wants is unavailable at the moment.
After the validation of his order, an email will be sent to the Buyer from The green Library to notify her/him.
2.5 If the payment has already been made, The green Library is committed to contact the payment system Stripe to deduct the price of the unavailable Product(s) from the amount taken on the bank account of the Buyer.
c) Retention of title
2.6 The green Library retains title to the Products ordered until they are fully paid.
Article 4: Prices
3.1 The Prices of the Products are given in euros, tax inclusive, without the participation in the delivery costs, on the day of the order.
3.2 The price billed to the Buyer is the price given on the order confirmation that The green Library sent by email.
3.3 The green Library reserves the right to update the prices at any time without notice. The Products will be billed on the basis of the rates in force when the order is entered, within the limits of available stocks. The rate in force is the one given on the Website, errors of typography excepted, for which The green Library is not responsible.
3.4 Prices are payable in full in a single instalment when the order is confirmed.
3.5 Any missed payment will result in the invoicing of a 25 euros fee for each payment incident. The data recorded by the Website are a proof of the transactions between The green Library and the Buyer. The data recorded by the payment system are the proof of financial transactions. The sale is final when the secure services accept the transaction.
Article 5 : Payment
4.1 It is stated that you can pay on the Website by bank cards. The payment for the Products bought on the Website can be done safely, from Luxembourg or from foreign countries, 24/7, with the bank cards below:
• Visa, and Mastercard
4.2 The User will enter his card number, the cardholder name, the term of validity and the 3 numbers of the visual cryptogram that is on the back of your card.
4.3 The green Library reserves the right to refuse to honour the order of a User if The green Library and the User are under dispute, of any nature whatsoever.
4.4 The green Library uses the secure payment system Stripe. The integrity of the data exchanged between the Buyer and the secure platform Stripe is protected against any hacking attempt. The confidential data are directly transmitted on the server of the bank, without ever being sent through the servers of The green Library.
4.5 Stripe leans on the encrypted exchange protocol SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and provides all insurance required for transactions on the Internet.
4.6 The green Library reserves the right to cancel any order presenting a risk of fraudulent use of the bank card.
Article 6 : The order
a) Browsing the Website
5.1 The User may navigate freely on the Website with no commitment to purchase via an order.
b) Registering an order
5.2 To order, the User has to click on “Add to my Card”. Each time an item is added to the Card, a specific screen will appear.
5.3 At any time before confirming his order, the User can:
• Get a summary of the Products she/he selected and modify his order by clicking on the link “My Shopping card”
• Continue her/his selection of Products by clicking on “Continue shopping”
• Finish the selection of the Products and confirm the order by clicking on “Proceed to Checkout” or “Buy now”.
5.4 To order the Products she/he thus chose, the User will have to click on ” Proceed to Checkout” or “Buy now” and will confirm the buying journey offered.
5.5 An order form appears on the screen, summing up: the nature, the quantity and the price of the Products ordered by the User, as well as the total amount of the order.
5.6 The User will have to identify himself by filling in the form with great care, especially the mandatory information: her/his first name, her/his last name, her/his email address, her/his password, her/his birth date, the delivery address and the billing address.
5.7 The User is informed and accepts that the capture of her/his identifier is proof of her/his identity and shows her/his consent.
c) Final confirmation of an order
5.8 The confirmation by the User of her/his order on the Website implies the agreement to the General Terms of Sale.
5.9 The User may then pay his order by entering his banking information.
d) Confirmation of an order
5.10 When the Buyer confirms the payment of her/his order, a summary will appear with the transaction number. This summary also appears in the email of confirmation of the order.
Article 7 : The delivery
a) Terms and time of deliveries
6.1 The Products ordered are, depending on the choice of the Buyer, delivered to any address in luxembourg. The address of the delivery is given by the Buyer.
6.2 The orders are dispatched, depending on the choice and location of the Buyer, by the postal service POST Luxembourg.
6.3 In both cases, the Buyer will be able to track his order on the Internet. The green Library is committed to doing their very best so that the order is carried out within a maximum of 30 days starting on the date of confirmation of the order, except in cases of force majeure given in article 9.
6.4 The products ordered by the Buyer will be delivered to the address given by the Buyer on the order form or they will be left at the Post office attached to the delivery address of the Buyer, in case of absence of the recipient of the Order. If so, the postman will leave a delivery notice in the mailbox of the recipient so that he can pick up his parcel during office hours of the Post office, within 15 days.
6.5 The delivery address cannot be a PO Box. The information submitted by the Buyer is part of the sales contract. In case of an error in the delivery information given by the Buyer, The green Library could not be held responsible for failure in delivery.
6.6 The shipping costs are based on the destination and weight of the parcel, according to the rates of the postal services in effect. If the forwarding is imputable to you (the delivery address you gave was not correct, or you did not get the parcel at the post office within the 15 days), there will be additional charges, upon acceptance of the Buyer. If the Buyer does not accept to pay these additional charges, the order will be cancelled.
b) Delivery issues
6.7 Delivery timelines are available on the website and may vary according to your order availability.
Delivery timelines are processed on business days and correspond to the average order preparation and shipping schedule on the territory.
Delivery timelines start from the order confirmation date by the Seller.
The Seller commits to proceed at its best to deliver the order to the Buyer within the timetable stated above. However the timelines are communicated on an indicative basis and an eventual delay could not lead to any interest and damages, deduction or cancellation of the order by the Buyer. However, if the ordered products haven’t been delivered within 15 days after the indicative date of delivery, for any case than the force majeure, the sale can be revoked on the written request of the Buyer or the Seller. The sums of money paid by the Buyer will be refunded without delay, except for any compensation or deduction.
The Customer is the only responsible person for the non-execution or the defective execution of the Contract due to a lack of indication during the Order process (wrong or incomplete address, wrong name…).
6.8 The Customer is required to check the wrapping state as well as the Articles upon delivery.
It is the Customer’s responsibility to express reservation and claims that he/she consider necessary, nay to refuse the parcel, when the parcel is manifestly damaged at the Delivery. The aforesaid reservations and claims shall be addressed to the carrier by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt within 15 business days, except public holidays, that follow the Delivery date. Otherwise, the Customer has to send a copy of the letter to the Seller. The default of claim within the aforementioned period cancels any lawsuit against the carrier in accordance with the provisions of article L. 213-2 of the Consumption Code.
The Customer must make sure that the delivered Goods correspond to the Order. In case of non-compliance of the Goods in kind or in quality to the mentioned specifications in the Delivery slip, the Customer must inform the Seller by e-mail and send the goods back to the given address and the return label is provided by the Seller
c) Limitation of liability
6.9 The Products offered are in compliance with the Luxembourgish legislation force. The green Library is not to blame in case of non-compliance with the legislation of the country where the Products are delivered. It is up to the Buyer to check with the local authorities if he is authorized to import or to use the ordered Products.
6.10 Only guarantee made: The Products delivered are in perfect condition during the handing-over to the carrier. No other express or tacit guarantee is issued. According to the L213-4 article of the Consumption code, the seller is responsible for the conformity defaults which exist during the delivery.
Article 9 : Data protection
8.1 Supplying personally identifiable information is obligatory in the framework of distance selling, since such information is necessary for processing and delivering orders, as well as for drawing up the relevant invoices. Such information is strictly confidential. Failure to supply information required shall lead to the order being automatically rejected.
8.2 The security protocol ensures the total confidentiality of the information sent. The green Library is committed not to transmit or exploit any personal information of the Buyers ( Regulation (EU) 2016/679), except if they are linked to her/his strict activity.
8.3 In accordance with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 , the User has the right of access, modification, correction or removal of data relating to him or her. To exercise this right, the User must address a request to The green Library by email.
Article 10 : Liability/responsibility – Force Majeure
9.1 The green Library has only a mere best efforts obligation for every step to access and order on the Website (order process, delivery, customer service, etc.).
9.2 The green Library cannot be held liable for any harm inherent in using the Internet, such as a breach in service, outside intrusion or the presence of a computer virus, or for any event deemed to fall under force majeure, in accordance with the case-law, in particular a strike of the postal services, a stock out from the manufacturer, the destruction or the total loss of the stock, a model not made any more that The green Library would not know about, as well as any exceptional event. The green Library is not responsible for computer bugs occurring during the order due to the buyer’s internet connection.
Article 11 : Intellectual Property
All elements of the Website, visual or sonorous, are protected by copyright and are under intellectual and artistic property around the world. Reproduction in whole or in part is strictly prohibited without prior agreement.
All reproductions or representations of the website are submitted to the specific and prior agreement of The green Library.
The non-compliance of this obligation is an infraction that engages the criminal justice responsibility of the author.
All techniques such as framing or deep-linking are strictly forbidden unless special written authorization is delivered by The green Library.
Article 12 : Contact
The green Library
rue yolande 8
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Article 13 : Partial Invalidity
If a particular aspect is considered invalid or declared invalid by a decision with authority, judged by competent jurisdiction, all the other stipulations will preserve their strength, except for articles 4, 8 and 10 considered by the parties as essential.
Article 14: Entirety
13.1 These General Terms of Sale and the order summary transmitted to the Buyer form a single contract and constitute the whole of the contractual relationship between the Parties.
13.2 In case of contradiction between the documents, the General Terms of Sale have priority.
Article 15: Applicable Law and Competence
14.1 These General Terms of Sale and the contractual relationship between the Parties are subject to Luxembourgish law.
14.2 In the case of a dispute in the execution or interpretation of these, the parties agree that any action in Justice, any reclamation will be the object of formal notice sent by registered mail with an acknowledgment of receipt.