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Terms & conditions



Imprint / Information acc. § 5 TMG / Responsible for this online shop is:

Hofele-Design GmbH 
Stuart Whitmore 
Procura: Martin Hofele, Michael Hofele 
Hermann-Schwarz-Str. 11 
73072 Donzdorf / Germany 
Tel .: 07162-912390 
Fax: 07162-9123925 
E-mail: info@hofele.com 

registered in the commercial register of the district court Ulm under the 
registration number HRB 540587 

VAT ID: DE 145458264 
 
All deliveries and services to consumers in the sense of § 13 BGB and to entrepreneurs within the meaning of § 14 BGB are made exclusively on the basis of these terms and conditions. 1. Conclusion of a contract

 

a) The offers in this online shop are not binding for us as a seller. You make a request to you to submit a binding offer in the form of an order. After submitting your order, you will receive an e-mail confirming the receipt of your order data, including our statutory information requirements. This confirmation does not constitute an order confirmation. A purchase contract is only concluded when we confirm this order within a period of 3 working days from receipt of your order by sending the goods to you or by sending an express order confirmation.
b) A consumer is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for purposes which are predominantly neither commercial nor independent. 
c) An entrepreneur is a natural or legal person or a legal partnership (A legal partnership is a partnership with the ability to acquire rights and to enter into liabilities.) which, when entering into a legal transaction in the course of its commercial or self-employed professional Activity is acting. 

2. Delivery
restrictions Delivery restrictions do not exist. 

3. Payment methods
You can pay the purchase price as follows: 
a) Prepayment by bank transfer
b) Cash on collection 
c) by Paypal 

4. Retention of title
a) For consumers: 
The delivered goods remain our property until full payment of the purchase price. If you pay by check or bill of exchange or by bank transfer, the purchase price is considered paid if it is irrevocably credited to our account. 

b) For entrepreneurs:
The delivered goods remain our property until full payment of the purchase price. If you pay by check or bill of exchange or by bank transfer, the purchase price is considered paid if it is irrevocably credited to our account. The retention of title also applies to the claims that we have from current business relations with the buyer. If the value of the aforesaid retention of title exceeds the claim (s) to be secured for us by more than 10%, we shall release the additional securities upon request. If our goods continue to be sold within the scope of a proper business operation, claims arising from the resale of the goods are already assigned to us to secure the purchase price payment, provided that the purchase price is not paid in full on resale of the goods. In this case, the buyer is entitled to collect the claims. We accept this assignment. The claims may not be assigned for the purpose of collection to a third party. If the goods purchased by us are processed, we shall be deemed to be the manufacturer of these new goods, provided that the purchase price has not yet been paid in full when the goods are processed.

5. Prices
All prices include German VAT (VAT) and apply plus shipping costs. For deliveries to European Union (EU) countries, consumers are not required to pay additional VAT. Deliveries to countries outside the EU may incur import sales tax, import duty and other import duties. This always has to be borne by the buyer. - If you choose "Cash on delivery" as the method of payment, the carrier will charge a payment card fee and a delivery fee. 

6. Liability for defects
a) For consumers:
For defects of the new goods purchased from us, we assume the liability for defects during the statutory period. For second-hand goods, the liability for defects is limited to 1 year from the delivery of the goods. Further claims of the buyer, in particular due to guarantees for the quality of the product or because of the fraudulent concealment of a defect as well as claims for damages and claims in case of injury to life, body, health and gross negligence, remain unaffected. 

b) For entrepreneurs:
For defects of the new goods purchased from us, we assume the liability for defects during the statutory period. For second-hand goods, the liability for defects is excluded. Further claims of the buyer, in particular due to guarantees for the quality of the product or because of the fraudulent concealment of a defect as well as claims for damages and claims in case of injury to life, body, health and gross negligence, remain unaffected. The buyer must inspect the goods immediately after delivery by the carrier appointed by us, at the latest within a period of 8 working days, insofar as this is feasible in the ordinary course of business, and, if a defect shows, to notify us immediately. If the buyer omits the ad, the goods are considered as approved, unless that it is a defect that was not apparent during the investigation. If such a deficiency arises later, the notification must be made immediately after the discovery; otherwise, the goods are also considered to be approved in view of this defect. To maintain the rights, the timely dispatch of the advertisement is sufficient. The aforementioned regulations do not apply if we have fraudulently concealed the defect. Visible or obvious transport damage must be reported immediately to the shipping agent. Returns of any kind must be made "free". To maintain the rights, the timely dispatch of the advertisement is sufficient. The aforementioned regulations do not apply if we have fraudulently concealed the defect. Visible or obvious transport damage must be reported immediately to the shipping agent. Returns of any kind must be made "free". To maintain the rights, the timely dispatch of the advertisement is sufficient. The aforementioned regulations do not apply if we have fraudulently concealed the defect. Visible or obvious transport damage must be reported immediately to the shipping agent. Returns of any kind must be made "free".

c) If a manufacturer's warranty is granted for individual products, this manufacturer's warranty does not limit the warranty claims. 

7. Transfer of risk
a) For consumers applies: 
The risk of accidental loss and accidental deterioration of the product is only on delivery of the goods to the buyer on this. 
b) For entrepreneurs applies: 
The risk of accidental loss and accidental deterioration of the goods is transferred to the buyer as soon as we have handed over the goods to the freight forwarder, the carrier or the person or institution otherwise intended to carry out the shipment. 

8. Privacy
The protection of your data is particularly important to us. Personal data will only be saved if you give us your consent and inform us explicitly. The necessary data for the transaction will be stored and, if necessary, in the context of order processing to affiliated companies, eg. B. logistics partner, passed. Only the absolutely necessary minimum of your data is passed on. A transfer of your data to other third parties is not. All personal data will of course be kept strictly confidential and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act. You can not see the data stored on us about you. However, you have the right to receive information about the data stored about your person at any time and free of charge. You also have the right revoke your consent to the storage of personal data at any time. - By concluding the contract, you consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data.

9.
Waste oil Waste oils are oils that are produced as waste and that are wholly or partially made up of mineral oil, synthetic or biogenic oil. Waste oil does not belong in the sewer system. Waste oils must not be mixed with other waste. Waste oil can be returned to your municipal waste oil collection point. You can also hand in or send us used oil up to the amount of oils purchased from us. Our address: 

Hofele-Design GmbH 
Hermann-Schwarz-Strasse 11 
73072 Donzdorf 

10. Note according to the battery law
You are legally obliged to return used batteries. Used batteries must not be disposed of in the trash can. Batteries, including those that are in devices, you can return free of charge to us after use or return sufficiently franked. Our obligation to take back is limited to waste batteries of the type that we have or have been running as new batteries in our range, as well as the amount that end users usually discard. Our address: 

Hofele-Design GmbH 
Hermann-Schwarz-Strasse 11 
73072 Donzdorf

In addition, you can also dispose of used batteries at your municipal disposal center free of charge. A crossed-out wheeled bin on the battery or its packaging means that this battery contains pollutants. These pollutants are specified by the abbreviation "Hg" = mercury; "Cd" = cadmium and "Pb" = lead. 

11. Liability
The contents of this online shop were created by us with great care. Nevertheless, we can often not foresee production-related deviations in technical specifications. If certain details are of particular importance to you, please check them before installation. For consumers applies: The non-compliance with this instruction has no influence on your warranty claims. Deviations in color and design must be reserved in principle, unless they are essential for the product.

In the case of intent and gross negligence, we are fully liable. For simple and slight negligence, we are liable only if it is essential to the contract. In this case the liability is limited to the typically foreseeable average damage at the time of the conclusion of the contract. Any further liability is excluded. This limitation of liability and limitation also applies to our vicarious agents. The aforementioned limitation and limitation of liability (both for us and for our vicarious agents and vicarious agents) does not apply to product liability claims or claims arising from warranty commitments, which are intended to protect the customer against the damage incurred, as well as for damages resulting from the breach of life, body and / or health.

This online shop may contain links to other websites. When setting up the links, we checked these and the contents of the corresponding websites for legality. We expressly point out that we are not responsible for their appearance and their contents. We expressly dissociate ourselves from all content of linked websites, because we have no influence on their content. Responsible for the linked websites and their contents are exclusively their operators. 

In addition, only for entrepreneurs:
Things that are connected (mounted) to another thing must be adjusted before mounting and checked for accuracy of fit. Consequential damage, which results from the disregard of this provision, will not be accepted by us. Furthermore, you must inform yourself before the conclusion of the purchase contract about any conditions, restrictions and TÜV approvals and observe them. In case of non-observance, we are not liable for any costs / damages resulting from this. 


12. more information
After submitting your order, you will receive an e-mail confirming the receipt of your order data, including our statutory information obligations. This confirmation does not constitute an order confirmation. A purchase contract is only concluded when we confirm this order within a period of 3 working days from receipt of your order by sending the goods to you or by sending an express order confirmation. The contract will be stored by us. The contract text stored by us will be communicated to you in the confirmation of receipt of your order data. You can print or save this text. You do not have access to this data. You can detect and correct input errors by checking the shopping basket or using the "BACK" function on the previous page. The language available for the contract is exclusively German. We are not subject to codes of conduct.

13. Copyright
All contents of this online shop, both photographs, texts (including these terms) and tables are protected by copyright. It is expressly prohibited to use the contents of this online shop, either in whole or in part, in any form without our express permission. 

14. Final conditions
As far as permissible, the law of the Federal Republic of Germany excluding the UN Sales Convention applies. If you are a consumer, this only applies if the rights of the country in which you have your habitual residence are not restricted or withdrawn. If the buyer is a merchant in the sense of the HGB, legal entity of the public right or public special estate, or if he does not have a general place of jurisdiction in Germany, then for all disputes from this contractual relationship our registered office as place of jurisdiction applies. 

Should one or more of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected. The invalid provision shall be replaced by the statutory provision.