Article 1. Applicability
1.1 These General Terms and Conditions apply to all offers, orders and agreements of Designer Stories. 1.2 Accepting an offer or placing an order means that you accept the applicability of these Terms and Conditions. 1.3 The provisions of these Conditions can only be deviated from in writing, in which case the other provisions remain in full force. 1.4 All rights and claims, as stipulated in these Conditions and in any further agreements for the benefit of Designer Stories, are also stipulated for the benefit of intermediaries and other third parties engaged by Designer Stories.
Article 2. Offers / agreements
2.1 An agreement is only concluded after acceptance of your order by Designer Stories. Designer Stories is entitled to refuse orders or to attach certain conditions to the delivery, unless explicitly stated otherwise. If an order is not accepted, Designer Stories will notify this within five (5) working days after receipt of the order.
Article 3. Prices and payments
3.1 The prices stated for the products and services offered are in euros, and VAT is not charged on second-hand items. Import duties are for the consumer. 3.2 Payment can be made via iDEAL telebanking, PayPal or bank transfer. In case of payment by bank or giro the date of payment is the date of crediting the giro or bank account of Designer Stories. 3.3 If the payment term is exceeded, Designer Stories can decide whether or not the order will be canceled.
Article 4. Shipping / delivery / return
4.1 We ship worldwide. 4.2 Shipping insured within The Netherlands via POSTNL costs €25,84. Standard shipping via POSTNL is without insurance and costs €9,95. After we received the payment we ship your item between 24/48 hours. 4.3 Shipping in Europe cost around 2-5 work days. Shipping outside Europe cost around 5-10 work days. We are not responsible for the duration of the delivery. 4.4 As soon as your item is shipped you will receive your shipping number so you can tracking your item at any time. Import duties, taxes or any other costs associated with importing the purchased item are not the responsibility of Designer Stories. These costs are for the buyer. Please always check your country import duties outside the European Union! 4.5 If the item you ordered is not available we will contact you at the same day. Order placed in the weekend will be shipped on Monday.
Returns are not accepted. All items are secondhand and are sold ‘As they are’. Please send us an email if you have any questions regarding an item you’re interested in. We are more than happy to provide you with more information. If you want to see the item in real life you can make an appointment.
Article 5. Reservation of ownership
5.1 The ownership of the delivered products is only transferred if you have paid all that you owe to Designer Stories on the basis of any agreement. The risk with regard to the products already passes to you at the moment of delivery.
Article 6. Intellectual and industrial property rights
6.1 You must fully and unconditionally respect all intellectual and industrial property rights resting on the products delivered by Designer Stories. 6.2 Designer Stories does not guarantee that the products delivered to you do not infringe on any (unwritten) intellectual and / or industrial property rights of third parties.
Article 8. Guarantee for authenticity
8.1 Designer Stories guarantees that the products to be delivered meet the usual requirements and standards that can be imposed on them and are free of any defects. 8.2 If you have purchased an item from Designer Stories and have doubts about authenticity, please contact Designer Stories. Designer Stories can then have the item authenticated for authenticity by a third party. The costs are for the customer.
Article 9. Force majeure
9.1 Without prejudice to the other rights to which it is entitled, in the event of force majeure Designer Stories has the right, at its own discretion, to suspend the execution of your order, or to dissolve the agreement without judicial intervention, this by informing you in writing. and without Designer Stories being obliged to pay any compensation, unless this would be unacceptable in the circumstances to the standards of reasonableness and fairness. 9.2 Force majeure means any shortcoming which can not be attributed to Designer Stories, because it is not due to its fault and not under the law, legal act or generally accepted for its account.
Article 10. Miscellaneous
10.1 If you provide Designer Stories with an address in writing, Designer Stories is entitled to send all orders to that address, unless you provide Designer Stories with a written notice of another address to which your orders are to be sent. 10.2 If Designer Stories allow deviations from these Conditions, whether or not tacitly, for a short or longer period, this shall not affect its right to demand immediate and strict compliance with these Conditions. You can never assert any right on the grounds that Designer Stories applies these Conditions smoothly. 10.3 Designer Stories is authorized to use third parties in the execution of your order (s).
Article 11. Applicable law and competent court
11.1 Dutch law applies exclusively to all rights, obligations, offers, orders and agreements to which these Terms and Conditions apply, as well as to these Terms and Conditions. 11.2 All disputes between parties will only be submitted to the competent court in the Netherlands. Article 12. Copyright / Copyright 12.1 On all images or parts of images that are available on this website without the express permission of the author, copying of prints or complete sections of the text of downloaded documents is strictly prohibited by copyright.