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General terms and conditions of sale


Terms of Sales of products online to individual consumers

 

Preamble 

 These general conditions of sale apply to all sales made on the The Jewel Sisters website.

 The website www.thejewelsisters.com is a service of: 

  • The sole proprietorship The Jewel Sisters
  • located 8A rue de la liberté 91350 Grigny, France
  • Site URL: www.thejewelsisters.com
  • e-mail: contact.jewelsisters@gmail.com

 The Jewel Sisters company is registered with the RCS Evry under number 892 498 726 00017.

The Jewel Sisters website sells the following products: handmade jewelry and accessories.

The customer declares to have read and accepted the general conditions of sale prior to placing his order. The validation of the order therefore implies acceptance of the general conditions of sale.

 

Article 1 - Principles

 These general conditions express all the obligations of the parties. In this sense, the buyer is deemed to accept them without reservation.

These general conditions of sale apply to the exclusion of all other conditions, and in particular those applicable to sales in stores or through other distribution and marketing channels.

They are accessible on The Jewel Sisters website and will prevail, where applicable, over any other version or any other contradictory document.

The seller and the buyer agree that these general conditions exclusively govern their relationship. The seller reserves the right to modify its general conditions from time to time. They will be applicable as soon as they are put online.

If a condition of sale were to be lacking, it would be considered to be governed by the practices in force in the distance selling sector, the companies of which are headquartered in France.

These general terms and conditions of sale are valid until October 31, 2021.

 

 Article 2 - Content

 The purpose of these general conditions is to define the rights and obligations of the parties in the context of the online sale of goods offered by the seller to the buyer, from the website The Jewel Sisters.

These conditions only apply to purchases made on the site of The Jewel Sisters.

These purchases relate to the following products: handmade jewelry and accessories.

 

Article 3 - Pre-contractual information

 The buyer acknowledges having had communication, prior to placing his order and concluding the contract, in a readable and understandable manner, of these general conditions of sale and of all the information listed in article L. 221- 5 of the Consumer Code.

 The following information is sent to the buyer in a clear and understandable manner:

- the essential characteristics of the property;

- the price of the good;

- if applicable, all additional costs of transport, delivery or postage and all other possible costs payable;

- in the absence of immediate execution of the contract, the date or the deadline at which the seller undertakes to deliver the good, whatever its price;

- information relating to the identity of the seller, his postal and electronic contact details, and his activities, those relating to legal guarantees, the functionalities of digital content and, where applicable, its interoperability, existence and terms of implementation of guarantees and other contractual conditions.

 

Article 4 - The order

 The purchaser has the possibility of placing his order online, from the online catalog and by means of the form which appears there, for any product, within the limit of available stocks.

The buyer will be informed of any unavailability of the product or the goods ordered.

In order for the order to be validated, the buyer must accept, by clicking on the place indicated, these general conditions. He will also have to choose the address and the delivery method, and finally validate the payment method.

The sale will be considered final:

- after sending the buyer confirmation of the acceptance of the order by the seller by e-mail;

- and after receipt by the seller of the full price.

Any order implies acceptance of the prices and description of the products available for sale. Any dispute on this point will occur within the framework of a possible exchange and the guarantees mentioned below.

In certain cases, in particular non-payment, incorrect address or other problem on the buyer's account, the seller reserves the right to block the buyer's order until the problem is resolved.

For any question relating to the follow-up of an order, the buyer can send an email to the seller at the following email address: contact.jewelsisters@gmail.com.

 

Article 5 - Electronic signature

 The online supply of the buyer's credit card number and the final validation of the order will constitute proof of the buyer's agreement:

- payment of the sums due under the purchase order;

- signature and express acceptance of all operations carried out.

In the event of fraudulent use of the bank card, the buyer is invited, as soon as this use is noted, to contact the seller at the following email address: contact.jewelsisters@gmail.com

 

Article 6 - Order confirmation

 The seller provides the buyer with an order confirmation by electronic mail.

 

Article 7 - Proof of the transaction

The computerized registers, kept in the computer systems of the seller under reasonable security conditions, will be considered as proof of communications, orders and payments between the parties. The archiving of purchase orders and invoices is carried out on a reliable and durable medium which can be produced as proof.

 

Article 8 - Product information

 The products governed by these general conditions are those which appear on the seller's website and which are indicated as sold and shipped by the seller. They are offered within the limits of available stocks.

The products are described and presented with the greatest possible accuracy. However, if errors or omissions may have occurred in this presentation, the seller cannot be held liable.

The photographs of the products are not contractual.

 

Article 9 - Price

 The seller reserves the right to modify its prices at any time but undertakes to apply the prices in force indicated at the time of the order, subject to availability on that date.

Prices are in euros. They do not take into account the delivery costs, invoiced in addition, and indicated before the validation of the order. The VAT is not applicable, due to article 293 B of the General Tax Code.

If one or more taxes or contributions, in particular environmental, were to be created or modified, up or down, this change could be reflected in the selling price of the products.

 

Article 10 - Method of payment

 It is an order with obligation of payment, which means that the placing of the order implies a payment by the buyer.

To pay for his order, the buyer has his choice of all the payment methods made available to him by the seller and listed on the seller's site. The buyer guarantees the seller that he has the necessary authorizations to use the payment method chosen by him, when validating the order form. The seller reserves the right to suspend any order management and any delivery in the event of refusal of authorization of payment by bank card from officially accredited bodies or in the event of non-payment. The seller reserves the right in particular to refuse to make a delivery or to honor an order from a buyer who has not fully or partially paid a previous order or with whom a payment dispute is being administered. . 

Payment of the price is made in full on the day of the order, as follows:

- Bank card 

- Paypal 

 

Article 11 - Product availability - Refund - Resolution

Except in cases of force majeure or during periods of closure of the online store which will be clearly announced on the home page of the site, shipping times will be, within the limits of available stocks, those indicated below. Shipping times run from the date of registration of the order indicated on the order confirmation email.

For deliveries in Metropolitan France and Corsica, the deadline is 1 to 3 working days from the day following that on which the buyer placed his order, according to the following modalities: Colissimo, Letter followed. At the latest, the deadline will be 30 working days after the conclusion of the contract.

For deliveries to overseas departments and territories or to another country, the delivery terms will be specified to the buyer on a case-by-case basis.

In the event of non-compliance with the agreed delivery date or deadline, the buyer must, before breaking the contract, order the seller to perform it within a reasonable additional period.

In the absence of performance at the end of this new period, the buyer may freely terminate the contract.

The buyer must complete these successive formalities by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt or in writing on another durable medium.

The contract will be considered as terminated upon receipt by the seller of the letter or writing informing him of this termination, unless the professional has performed in the meantime.

The buyer may however immediately terminate the contract, if the dates or deadlines seen above constitute for him an essential condition of the contract.

In this case, when the contract is terminated, the seller is required to reimburse the buyer for all sums paid, at the latest within 14 days of the date on which the contract was terminated.

In case of unavailability of the ordered product, the buyer will be informed as soon as possible and will have the possibility of canceling his order. The buyer will then have the choice of requesting either the reimbursement of the sums paid within 14 days at the latest of their payment, or the exchange of the product.

 

Article 12 - Delivery

12-1 Terms of delivery

Delivery means the transfer to the consumer of physical possession or control of the good. The products ordered are delivered according to the terms and time specified above.

The products are delivered to the address indicated by the buyer on the order form, the buyer must ensure its accuracy. Any package returned to the seller because of an incorrect or incomplete delivery address will be reshipped at the buyer's expense. The buyer can, at his request, obtain the sending of an invoice to the billing address and not to the delivery address, by validating the option provided for this purpose on the order form.

If the buyer is absent on the day of delivery, the deliveryman will leave a calling card in the letterbox, which will allow the parcel to be collected at the place and time indicated.

If at the time of delivery, the original packaging is damaged, torn or opened, the buyer must then check the condition of the items. If they have been damaged, the buyer must absolutely refuse the package and note a reservation on the delivery slip (package refused because open or damaged).

The buyer must indicate on the delivery note and in the form of handwritten reserves accompanied by his signature any anomaly concerning the delivery (damage, product missing compared to the delivery note, damaged package, broken products ...).

This verification is considered to have been carried out once the buyer, or a person authorized by him, has signed the delivery slip.

The buyer must then confirm these reservations to the carrier by registered mail no later than two working days following receipt of the item (s) and send a copy of this letter by fax or simple letter to the seller at the address indicated in the mentions. legal rights of the site.

If the products need to be returned to the seller, they must be the subject of a return request to the seller within 14 days of delivery. Any complaint made after this deadline cannot be accepted. Product returns can only be accepted for products in their original condition (packaging, accessories, instructions, etc.).

 

Article 12

12-2 Customs duty

Any order placed on the site thejewelsisters.com and delivered outside of France could be subject to possible taxes and customs duties imposed when the package arrives in the country of destination. These taxes and duties are the responsibility of the buyer. The Jewel Sisters is in no way responsible for these possible customs duties and taxes, and it is the buyer's responsibility to inquire and verify if customs duties and taxes are applicable to him by inquiring at competent authorities of
his country.

 

Article 13 - Delivery errors

The buyer must formulate to the seller on the same day of delivery or at the latest on the second working day following delivery, any claim of delivery error and / or non-conformity of the products in kind or in quality compared to the details on the order form. Any complaint made after this deadline will be rejected.

The complaint can be made, at the choice of the buyer:

- by e-mail to the following address: contact.jewelsisters@gmail.com.

Any complaint not made in accordance with the rules defined above and within the time limits set cannot be taken into account and will release the seller from any liability vis-à-vis the buyer.

Upon receipt of the complaint, the seller will assign an exchange number for the product (s) concerned and will communicate it to the buyer by e-mail. The exchange of a product can only take place after the allocation of the exchange number.

In the event of a delivery error, the item (s) must be returned to the seller in their entirety and in their original packaging, by registered Colissimo, to the following address: 8A rue de la liberté, 91350 Grigny. The return costs will be refunded to the buyer upon receipt of the item (s).

 

Article 14 - Legal warranty against hidden defects

In accordance with Articles 1641 and following of the Civil Code, the seller is responsible for hidden defects that may affect the property sold. It will be up to the buyer to prove that the defects existed in the sale of the good and are likely to render the good unfit for the use for which it is intended. This guarantee must be implemented within two years from the discovery of the defect. 

The buyer can choose between rescinding the sale or reducing the price in accordance with Article 1644 of the Civil Code.

 

Article 15 - Right of withdrawal 

Application of the right of withdrawal

In accordance with the provisions of the Consumer Code, the buyer has 14 days from the date of delivery of his order to return any item that does not suit him and request an exchange or refund without penalty, with the exception of return costs which remain the responsibility of the buyer. Items on sale or benefiting from a promo code must be returned to us within 7 working days.

The item (s) must be returned in their original condition, new, unworn or damaged and complete (s) (packaging, accessories, etc.) allowing their remarketing. in new condition, accompanied by the purchase invoice. In the event that these conditions are not met, we reserve the right to refuse the buyer's refund request. For hygienic reasons, the earrings are neither taken back nor exchanged. Personalized items are also neither returned nor exchanged.

Return requests should be made to the following email address: contact.jewelsisters@gmail.com

Once the refund or exchange request has been approved by email, return your jewel in its packaging, via La Poste by registered mail in a bubble envelope to the following address:

The Jewel Sisters

8A Liberty Street

91350 Grigny

France

Return costs are the responsibility of the buyer.

In the event of exercise of the right of withdrawal within the aforementioned period, the price of the product (s) purchased is reimbursed. Delivery costs are only refunded if the order is returned in full.

The exchange (subject to availability) or refund will be made within 72 hours, after receipt of the item (s) and at the latest, within 14 days from receipt, by the seller, products returned by the purchaser under the conditions provided above.

 

Article 16 - Force majeure 

All circumstances beyond the control of the parties preventing the performance under normal conditions of their obligations are considered as grounds for exemption from the obligations of the parties and result in their suspension.

The party invoking the circumstances referred to above must immediately notify the other party of their occurrence, as well as of their disappearance.

All irresistible facts or circumstances, external to the parties, unforeseeable, unavoidable, beyond the control of the parties and which cannot be prevented by the latter, despite all reasonably possible efforts, will be considered as force majeure. Expressly, are considered as force majeure or fortuitous events, in addition to those usually retained by the jurisprudence of the French courts and tribunals: the blocking of means of transport or supplies, earthquakes, fires, storms, floods, lightning, the shutdown of telecommunication networks or difficulties specific to telecommunication networks external to customers.

The parties will come together to examine the impact of the event and agree on the conditions under which the execution of the contract will be continued. If the case of force majeure lasts longer than three months, these general conditions may be terminated by the injured party.

 

Article 17 - Intellectual property

The content of the website remains the property of The Jewel Sisters, the sole owner of the intellectual property rights over this content.

Buyers agree not to make any use of this content; any total or partial reproduction of this content is strictly prohibited and is liable to constitute an offense of counterfeiting.

 

Article 18 - Data processing and Freedoms

The personal data provided by the buyer are necessary for the processing of his order and the establishment of invoices.

They can be communicated to the partners of The Jewel Sisters responsible for the execution, processing, management and payment of orders.

The information collected by The Jewel Sisters is not shared or resold to third parties.

The buyer has a right of permanent access, modification, rectification and opposition with regard to information concerning him. This right can be exercised by email at the address contact.jewelsisters@gmail.com.

 

Article 19 - Partial non-validation

If one or more stipulations of these general conditions are held to be invalid or declared as such in application of a law, a regulation or following a final decision of a competent court, the other stipulations will retain all their force. and their scope.

 

Article 20 - Non-waiver

The fact that one of the parties does not invoke a breach by the other party of any of the obligations referred to in these general conditions cannot be interpreted for the future as a waiver of the obligation. in question.

 

Article 21 - Title

In case of difficulty of interpretation between any of the titles appearing at the head of the clauses, and any of the clauses, the titles will be declared non-existent.

 

Article 22 - Language of the contract

These general conditions of sale are written in French. In the event that they are translated into one or more foreign languages, only the French text will prevail in the event of a dispute.

 

Article 23 - Mediation and dispute resolution

The buyer can resort to conventional mediation, in particular to the Consumer Mediation Commission or to existing sectoral mediation bodies, or to any alternative dispute resolution method (conciliation, for example) in the event of a dispute. The names, contact details and e-mail address of the mediator are available on our site.

In accordance with article 14 of Regulation (EU) n ° 524/2013, the European Commission has set up an Online Dispute Resolution platform, facilitating the independent out-of-court settlement of online disputes between consumers and professionals of the 'European Union. This platform is accessible at the following link: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/.

 

Article 24 - Applicable law

These general conditions are subject to the application of French law. The competent court is the judicial court.

This is the case for the substantive rules as well as for the formal rules. In the event of a dispute or claim, the buyer will first contact the seller to obtain an amicable solution.

 

Article 25 - Protection of personal data

Data collected 

The personal data collected on this site are as follows:

- account opening : when creating the user's account, their name; first name; email address ; Phone Number ; address ; 

- connection: when the user connects to the website, the latter records, in particular, his name, first name, connection, use and location data and his payment data;

- profile: the use of the services provided on the website makes it possible to complete a profile, which may include an address and a telephone number;

- payment : as part of the payment for products and services offered on the website, it records financial data relating to the user's bank account or credit card;

- communication: when the website is used to communicate with other members, the data concerning the user's communications are temporarily stored;

- Cookies : cookies are used as part of the use of the site. The user has the option of deactivating cookies from their browser settings.

 

Use of personal data 

The personal data collected from users is intended to provide the services of the website, to improve them and to maintain a secure environment. More specifically, the uses are as follows:

- access and use of the website by the user;

- management of the operation and optimization of the website;

- organization of the conditions of use of the Payment Services;

- verification, identification and authentication of data transmitted by the user;

- offering the user the possibility of communicating with other users of the website;

- implementation of user assistance;

- personalization of services by displaying advertisements based on the user's browsing history, according to their preferences;

- prevention and detection of fraud, malware (malicious software) and management of security incidents;

- management of any disputes with users;

- sending of commercial and advertising information, according to the preferences of the user.

Sharing personal data with third parties

Personal data may be shared with third-party companies in the following cases:

- when the user uses the payment services, for the implementation of these services, the website is in contact with third-party banking and financial companies with which it has entered into contracts;

- when the user publishes publicly accessible information in the free comment areas of the website;

- when the user authorizes the website of a third party to access his data;

- when the website uses the services of providers to provide user support, advertising and payment services. These service providers have limited access to user data, as part of the performance of these services, and have a contractual obligation to use them in accordance with the provisions of the applicable data protection regulations. staff ;

- if required by law, the website may transmit data to respond to complaints against the website and comply with administrative and legal procedures;


Implementation of user rights

In application of the regulations applicable to personal data, users have the following rights, which they can exercise by making their request to the following address: contact.jewelsisters@gmail.com.

  • the right of access: they can exercise their right of access, to know the personal data concerning them. In this case, before the implementation of this right, the website may request proof of the user's identity in order to verify its accuracy. 
  • the right of rectification: if the personal data held by the website are inaccurate, they may request the updating of the information.
  • the right to delete data: users can request the deletion of their personal data, in accordance with applicable data protection laws. 
  • the right to limit processing: users can ask the website to limit the processing of personal data in accordance with the assumptions provided for by the GDPR. 
  • the right to object to data processing: users can object to their data being processed in accordance with the assumptions provided for by the GDPR.  
  • the right to portability: they can request that the website provide them with the personal data provided to them in order to transmit them to a new website.

Evolution of this clause

The website reserves the right to make any modification to this clause relating to the protection of personal data at any time. If a modification is made to this personal data protection clause, the website undertakes to publish the new version on its website. The website will also inform users of the modification by e-mail, at least 15 days before the effective date. If the user does not agree with the terms of the new wording of the personal data protection clause, he has the option of deleting his account.