TERMS OF USE

 

1: WEBSITE OWNERSHIP

          This website is managed and maintained by STERGIANI PAPPA daughter of DIMITRIOS (distinctive title: SAINT GERMAIN FURS) (“Provider”), based in Greece (Dispilio Kastorias – Kastoria 52057), with General Electronic Registry No. 00200000056502964226 and VAT number 105292402.

 

2: PURPOSE OF THE PRESENT TERMS

          These General Terms and Conditions of Use govern the access to and use of www.saintgermainfurs.com . The access to and use of this website, as well as the purchase of products on www.saintgermainfurs.com, are based on the assumption that these General Terms and Conditions of Use have been read, understood and accepted by you.

The purpose of this website is to sell products exclusively to consumers. “Consumer”, for the above purpose, is considered any natural person who is using www.saintgermainfurs.com for purposes outside his or her trade, business or professional activity (if any). If you are not a consumer, please do not use our services for purchasing products on www.saintgermainfurs.com. We reserve the right to object to the processing of purchase orders from persons who are not consumers, as well as to any other purchase order which does not comply with these General Terms and Conditions of Use.

The access to and use of www.saintgermainfurs.com , including the display of web pages, communicating with the Provider, downloading product information and making purchases, are carried out by our users exclusively for personal purposes, which should in no way be connected to any trade, business or professional activity. The Provider shall not be considered liable for any use of the web site and its contents made by its users that does not comply fully with the laws and regulations in force.

In particular, you will be liable for sharing information or data which is not correct, false or concerning third parties (in the event such third parties have not given their consent), as well as for any improper use of such data or information.

All information is legally binding as soon as it gets published on any section of www.saintgermainfurs.com. If you do not agree to all or part of the General Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use our web site.

“SAINT GERMAIN FURS” reserves the right to modify and renew the present conditions without previous note, according to its needs and transactional standards. “SAINT GERMAIN FURS” resumes the obligation to inform users of any such modifications, which is hereby stated that should never affect the conditions of orders that are already complete.

         

3: INFORMATION ACCURACY

          Every possible effort has been made that all information provided on this Website is complete and valid, especially regarding the essential characteristics that are described on every product offered, however we cannot completely ensure the absence of possible errors caused by human mistake, or force majeure. The dimensions of the products are approximately recorded and only for your information. The dimensions for the bags and the other relative products are accurate and measured from stitch to stitch. The appearing colors are as accurate as the monitor technology allows it, but there might be possible fading, since the colors cannot be accurately produced on your screens.

         

4: LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Products offered on the Website are compliant with the applicable legislation and standards of Greece. Saint Germain Furs undertakes exclusively to comply with all current legal terms applicable in Greece. No regulations specific to the country of delivery and/or consultation of the Website shall be applied. The Customer is solely responsible for ensuring that applicable legislation in his country is complied with. It is up to Him/Her to investigate with the relevant local authorities any possible restrictions on the import, export or use of the Products. Saint Germain Furs is solely responsible for the supply of the Products in the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions. Saint Germain Furs shall not be liable for damages caused to Customer as a result of using the Website or the Products. Saint Germain Furs shall not be held liable if the non-execution or poor execution of its obligations is attributable to the Customer, or to the act, unforeseeable and unavoidable, of a third-party during the Products’ delivery, or due to a case of force majeure, unforeseeable, uncontrollable and external. Saint Germain Furs shall not be held responsible for (i) content available on other sites or Internet sources accessible through hypertext links inserted on the Website (and in particular owing to advertisements, Products, services or any other information) neither (ii) for any damages of any kind resulting from visiting those sites. The Customer acknowledges the limits of the Internet and methods of electronic communication. Consequently, Saint Germain Furs shall not be held liable for non- availability of the Website or for any difficulties in connecting or for any interruptions in connection while visiting the Website or when placing an Order. Unless otherwise provided, the Website is accessible at any place whatsoever, as long as the minimum technical conditions are respected, particularly in terms of access to the Internet network, to the mobile telephony network, and to the technical compatibilities of the equipment used. In view of the worldwide nature of the Internet network, the Customer agrees to comply with all rules of public policy concerning behavior of the users of the Internet network and applicable in the country from which he uses the Website.

         

5: PRIVACY POLICY

Any visitor of the Website may navigate freely through the site, without providing any personal information. Personal information is only required for the subscription to the newsletter emailing service and for the Order of a Product. For the subscription to the newsletter emailing service, which is free, the only information required is the email address of the visitor who wishes to subscribe. Users of the newsletter emailing service can unsubscribe at any time they wish. Saint Germain Furs does not pass on the Customer’s details to any third party unless the Customer has given permission to do so. The personal information requested from and related to the Customer is essential to process and ship his Order, to issue invoices and to draft warranty agreements, as the case may be or for the benefit of satisfaction’s questionnaires. This information may also be provided to judicial of administrative authority. When creating or consulting their online accounts, Customers will have the option of choosing whether to receive from Saint Germain Furs, and/or partners, commercial or promotional offers by e-mail. Should the Customer wish, for any reason, to not receive such offers, he shall at any time cancel his subscription whether by clicking on the corresponding link in the e-mails or by modifying his details on his online account. Saint Germain Furs will store each contract’s content and will send the Customer the details of His order as well as the general terms via e-mail. The Customer can find the Terms and Conditions at the Website at all times. The details about the Customer’s recent orders can be found in your customer account. The Website makes use of “cookies”, i.e. fragments of information that may be stored on the user’s hard disk. Cookies do not contain any personal data but can simplify the use of the Website. Cookies for instance are used to keep track of the user’s language code, so that on his next visit the user automatically ends up with information in his native language. If the Customer does not wish Saint Germain Furs to automatically place cookies on his PC’s hard disk, He/She can change his browser settings so that these cookies are automatically rejected, or so that he may be informed of such placement of a cookie. The Customer should bear in mind that if he rejects cookies, certain parts of the Website may not work or may be less accessible. The Customer may prevent the registration of cookies by configuring his browser.

 

6: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

          All content included on this Website, such as works, images, pictures, dialogues, music, sounds, videos, documents, drawings, figures, logos, menus, web pages, graphics, colors, schemes, tools, fonts, designs, diagrams, layouts, methods, processes, functions and software (collectively, “Content”), is the property of Saint Germain Furs and is protected by national and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, publish, distribute, display, modify, create derivative work from, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, the Content without the prior express written consent of Saint Germain Furs as the case may be. Saint Germain Furs and/or Provider shall have the exclusive right to authorize or prohibit, in their sole discretion, any reproduction, publication, distribution, display, modification, creation of derivative work from, or exploitation in any way of, in whole or in part, the Content. Saint Germain Furs and/or Provider shall have the right, at any time, to claim the authorship of any Content posted on this Site and to object to any use, distortion or other modification of such Content. Any reproduction, publication, distribution, display, modification, creation of derivative work from, or exploitation in any way of, the Content expressly authorized in writing by Saint Germain Furs and Provider shall be carried out by you for lawful purposes only and in compliance with all applicable laws.  The names, images, logos, distinguishing marks which represent “SAINT GERMAIN FURS” or/and its third parts contracting with them along with their products and services, are exclusive trademarks and distinguishing marks of “SAINT GERMAIN FURS” or and www.saintgermainfurs.com or/and the third parts mentioned above and are protected by the Greek, communal and international laws on commercial trademarks, industrial and intellectual property and unlawful competition as well.

         

7: USERS’ RESPONSIBILITIES

Any visitor, user or Customer of www.saintgermainfurs.com agrees that he will use this Website according to the law and the moral norms, which entails that he will not use this Website in order to publish any kind of content that is illegal, inappropriate or harmful in any way.       

         

8: SECURITY

“SAINT GERMAIN FURS” values the security of your Personal Data as well as your electronic transactions and takes all the necessary  measures, with the most up-to -date and advanced methods, so that it can secure a secure experience for its Customers.

 

9: TRANSACTION PRIVACY

All information transmitted by the user/member to “SAINT GERMAIN FURS” is confidential. “SAINT GERMAIN FURS” will never disclose customer data, unless we receive written authorization or in case of judicial verdict or decree by public authority.

         

10: PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION

While visiting www.saintgermainfurs.com, you may be asked to reveal various pieces of personal data (first name, last name, profession, e-mail, home address etc) in order to have your orders processed. These pieces of information are held exclusively for reasons regarding your transactions with us, our communication and the improvement of provided services and they will never be gathered and used by any third party (with the exception of the authorities, according to the Law). Any reasonable measure for the ensuring of your personal data has been reserved. In rare and special cases, your personal data can be made known to companies that cooperate with “SAINT GERMAIN FURS”, in order to support, promote and carry out your transaction with us, but every time there will be presuppositions that are going to fully ensure that your personal data does not undergo any illegal process. The management and protection of the visitor/user’s personal data of the services of the Website is subject to the conditions of the present section as well as the relative provisions of the Greek law (N.2472/1997 about the protection of the individual and the personal data as it has been completed with the decrees of the President of the Committee for the Protection of Personal Data, Presidential Decree. 207/1998 and 79/2000 and article 9 of N 2819/2000) and the European law (directions 95/46/EK and 97/66/EK).  Within this frame, any possible relative regulation will become a subject of the present section. In any case the junction retains the right of changing the conditions of the protection of the personal data once the visitors /users have been informed within the present or/and possible legal frame. If a visitor/user does not agree with the conditions of the protection of the personal data which are provided in the present section, he ought not to use the services of the Website. Nevertheless, Saint Germain Furs SA cannot guarantee that the measures reserved for the safety of the website, data transmission and information on the website, limit or exclude any risk of unauthorized access or dispersion of data by devices pertaining to the User. For this reason, Users are advised to make sure their computer is equipped with appropriate software to protect the network transmission of data (such as updated antivirus) and that their Internet service provider has taken appropriate measures in securing network data transmission. It is your right to have access to your own personal data and you can raise objections, correct or delete inaccuracies that are contained in your personal data, as well as oppose to their process by “SAINT GERMAIN FURS”. “SAINT GERMAIN FURS” will make every effort to respond to such requests at a reasonable period of time.

 

11: YOUR ORDER

          Once you complete and confirm your order, we shall confirm it by sending you an order number by e-mail. Saint Germain Furs strives to process each order, but under special and unforeseeable circumstances some orders should be discarded, despite the fact that you have received order confirmation. Saint Germain Furs reserves the right to reject an order at any time at its discretion. If your order can not be processed, we will contact you within 20 days from the confirmation e-mail and will either offer a similar product or cancel your order by returning the full amount paid by you.  While we make every effort to fulfill all orders, acceptance of an order does not imply completing of the sales contract/agreement and we reserve the right to inform you that your order can not be processed. The order is completed by the delivery of the product ordered to you. The final invoice / receipt will be included in your order upon receipt of the product ordered.

Your order may be delayed for the following reasons:
1. The product has already been removed and is not available. In this case, we will contact you by phone and/or e-mail, to suggest an alternative.

  1. Extreme weather or strikes, and in case of force majeure, which could affect the transport and delivery of your order. In this case, we will contact you by telephone and/or email, to confirm if you still want your order to be finalized under these conditions.
  2. If it is impossible to contact you (e.g. if a problem occurs in the order, or in connection with the product or in connection with the payment) because e.g. the data entered is not properly registered or updated.

 

12: PRICES

The prices shown on our Website are final prices. Before completing your order, you declare that you were informed that the prices shown on our website include taxes, fees and any kind of customs or other charges applied in Greece. International Buyers Please Note: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyers’ responsibility. Please check with your national customs office to determine these costs prior to buying.

 

13: PAYMENT & SHIPPING EXPENSES

Euro (€) is the only acceptable currency in your transactions with us. If you choose to pay with PayPal, you are subject to PayPal’s terms of use. If you select Transfer to a bank account, you user will receive the bank account information of Saint Germain Furs. The merchandise will be held until confirmation of your payment is received.

Delivery of products is made by cooperating courier companies, in which Saint Germain Furs promotes users’ personal information such as name and shipping address, so as to allow the delivery and execution of orders.  The invoice / receipt will be sent with your order. Refunds shall be made in the same way your initial order has been made.

 

14: PAYMENT SECURITY

Your personal information is encoded in an attempt to prevent violations read by unauthorized persons. Nevertheless, we do not guarantee that our efforts will be successful. Saint Germain Furs has no access to your bank data, and does not store such information. Saint Germain Furs will not be held liable for any damages or losses (direct or indirect) of users whose data has been illegally used or has been used in an unauthorized manner.

Saint Germain Furs is not responsible for any damage that may occur to your computer equipment from viruses, worms, spyware programs during your connection to our website. Please make sure you have anti-virus software, firewalls and the rest of your computer protection programs are updated.

 

15: DELIVERY OF YOUR ORDER

Please ensure that the address you enter is correct.

The delivery of your package will be made within one (1) to fifteen (15) working days.

In any case you will be notified of the Estimated Delivery Date.

Working days are Monday to Friday. Orders are shipped from Greece.

You can always check the status of your order by following the instructions given on our Website.

It is preferable to enter a receipt address where someone will be present to receive your order during working hours, such as your workplace. If there is no one authorized to receive and sign for ordering at the place of receipt, you will be notified of the incomplete delivery and of the place where you will be able to receive packets. In cases where the parcel shall be returned to Saint Germain Furs because it was not received or an incorrect address declaration shall indemnify the purchase price but not the shipping costs. If the product is damaged during transport, please immediately inform the Saint Germain Furs and, if possible, send photos. Saint Germain Furs ships worldwide with DHL or EMS, depending on service availability. Saint Germain Furs does not deliver to P.O. Boxes.

 

16: COMPENSATION POLICY

          16.1: GENERAL TERMS

As a user of saintgermainfurs.com, you can return the selected products within ten (10) working days of receipt, if you change your mind , the product is not the right size, the choice does not meet your expectations, or if the product is wrong (Except in the case of products referred to in the term 16.2 below). If you wish to take the product back, visit the Website and send your request by completing our online return form. You must return the product to Saint Germain Furs without undue delay and in any case within ten (10) working days from the date on which you updated Saint Germain Furs of your intention to withdraw.

In each case of product return, you are obliged to deliver it in exactly the same condition as received, intact, sealed, complete and without any damage. In particular, the unique Saint Germain Furs seal and the product tags must not be broken or removed in any way and the product must not be worn more than necessary for the initial try on. The product must not be modified in any way The return package must contain all the accessories and accompanying items of the product, its packaging box, its warranty, its user manuals, its marketing material, its accompanying gifts (if any) and its invoice, as they are all parts of the product.

The packaging is that which normally accompanies the products and in excellent condition. We would ask that products are in separate packaging to protect them during transport to us.

As long as the above terms are met, the return of the money corresponding to the value of products returned and delivery costs, will take place within seven (7) working days from the day we receive notice of your intention to withdraw and we have received the returned products, as long as no other transactions have taken place in the meanwhile and no other invoices have been issued. Exceptionally, no delivery costs refunded, if you select another delivery method from the standard delivery offered by Saint Germain Furs. The return of your money shall take place in the same manner with your initial payment.

          16.2. EXCEPTIONS TO THE RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL

You cannot withdraw from the commercial contract in case of supply of goods manufactured according to the specifications you set yourself or in the case of customized products.

          16.3. DEFECTIVE PRODUCT RETURN

All products sold through Saint Germain Furs are covered by guarantee provided by Saint Germain Furs that there are no real defects and lack of agreed EU properties. In case of defective product, please return the product ordered to Saint Germain Furs, without undue delay after receipt and make sure to include the invoice. Saint Germain Furs will attempt to replace and return the product to you. Given the short duration of this, tender may not be possible. In this case you will be refunded with the full the amount of money you pay, including product delivery costs, unless you choose shipping method other than the standard shipping method offered by Saint Germain Furs.

 

17: LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

          Www.saintgermainfurs.com may contain links to other web sites. Saint Germain Furs declares that it does not control or monitor such third party web sites or their content. The Provider shall not be held liable for the content of such websites and/or for the rules adopted by them in respect of, but not limited to, your privacy and the processing of your personal data when you are visiting those web sites. When the Provider provides links to other web sites, the Provider does not recommend that to its users access these web sites and it does not provide any guarantees to their web content or to services and products supplied and sold by these web sites to Internet users.

 

18: DISCLAIMERS ON CONTENT

          The Provider does not warrant that the contents of the web site are appropriate or lawful in other Countries outside Greece. However, in the event that such contents are deemed to be unlawful or illegal in some of these Countries, please do not access this web site and, where you nonetheless choose to access it, we hereby inform you your use of the services provided by www.saintgermainfurs.com shall be your exclusive and personal responsibility. The Provider has also adopted measures to ensure that the content of www.saintgermainfurs.com is accurate and does not contain any incorrect or out-of-date information. However, the Provider cannot be held liable for the accuracy and completeness of the content, except for its liability for tort and gross negligence and as otherwise provided for by the law.  Moreover, the Provider cannot guarantee that the web site will operate continuously, without any interruptions and errors due to the connection to the Internet. In the event of any problem in using our web site please contact us. A Provider representative will be at your disposal to assist and help you to restore your access to the web site, as far as possible. Saint Germain Furs may modify these Terms from time to time, without notice. The Customer will be subject to the Terms in force at the time He/She places an Order. Saint Germain Furs encourages Customers to visit these Terms periodically, to ensure that they are fully aware of them.

 

19: APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

These General Terms and Conditions of Use are regulated by Greek Law and, in particular, by Law No. 2251/1994 on “Consumer Protection”, by the Presidential Decree No. 131/2003 and by Law No.3471/2006.
Please note that the European Commission provides a platform for alternative extra-judicial resolution of disputes, available on the website http://ec.europa.eu/odr. All disputes are subject to the authority of the courts of Kastoria, Greece.