1. scope of application
For all orders via our online store by consumers and entrepreneurs, the following terms and conditions apply.
A consumer is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for purposes that can predominantly be attributed neither to his commercial nor to his independent professional activity. An entrepreneur is a natural or legal person or a partnership with legal capacity who, when concluding a legal transaction, acts in the exercise of his commercial or independent professional activity.
The following shall apply to entrepreneurs: If the entrepreneur uses conflicting or supplementary general terms and conditions, their validity is hereby objected to; they shall only become part of the contract if we have expressly agreed to them.
2 Contracting party, conclusion of contract, correction options
The contract of sale is concluded with VB Steuerungstechnik GmbH.
By placing the products in the online store, we make a binding offer to conclude a contract for these articles. You can initially place our products in the shopping cart without obligation and correct your entries at any time before sending your binding order by using the correction aids provided and explained for this purpose in the order process. The contract is concluded when you accept the offer for the goods contained in the shopping cart by clicking on the order button. Immediately after sending the order, you will receive another confirmation by e-mail.
3. contract language, contract text storage
The language(s) available for the conclusion of the contract: German, English
We store the contract text and send you the order data and our terms and conditions in text form. You can view the contract text in our customer login.
4. delivery conditions
In addition to the stated product prices, shipping costs may be incurred. You can find out more about shipping costs in the offers.
In principle, you have the option of collection from
VB Steuerungstechnik GmbH
during the following business hours: 09:00 - 22:00.
In our store, the following payment methods are generally available:
If you choose the payment method prepayment, we will give you our bank details in a separate e-mail and deliver the goods after receipt of payment.
In the order process you enter your credit card details. Your card will be charged immediately after submitting the order.
To pay the invoice amount via the payment service provider PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg ("PayPal"), you must be registered with PayPal, legitimize yourself with your access data and confirm the payment instruction. The payment transaction is carried out by PayPal immediately after placing the order. You will receive further instructions in the order process.
PayPal may offer registered PayPal customers selected according to its own criteria additional payment modalities in the customer account. However, we have no influence on the offer of these modalities; further individually offered payment modalities affect your legal relationship with PayPal. You can find more information about this in your PayPal account.
In cooperation with the payment service provider PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg ("PayPal"), we offer you the following payment options as PayPal Services. Unless otherwise stipulated below, payment via PayPal Plus does not require registration with PayPal. You will find further information on the respective payment option and in the order process.
In order to be able to pay the invoice amount via the PayPal payment option, you must be registered with PayPal, legitimize yourself with your access data and confirm the payment instruction. The payment transaction is carried out by PayPal immediately after placing the order.
PayPal can offer registered and according to its own criteria selected PayPal customers further payment modalities in the customer account. However, we have no influence on the offer of these modalities; further individually offered payment modalities affect your legal relationship with PayPal. You can find more information about this in your PayPal account.
Credit card via PayPal
Your card will be charged by PayPal after the goods have been shipped.
The invoice amount is due 14 days after receipt of the invoice and the goods by bank transfer to the bank account specified in the invoice. We reserve the right to offer purchase on account only after a successful credit check.
Cash payment upon collection
You pay the invoice amount in cash upon collection.
6. right of withdrawal
You are entitled to the statutory right of withdrawal, as described in the cancellation policy.
7. retention of title
The goods remain our property until full payment.
For entrepreneurs, the following shall apply in addition: We shall retain title to the goods until all claims arising from an ongoing business relationship have been settled in full. You may resell the goods subject to retention of title in the ordinary course of business; you assign to us in advance all claims arising from this resale - irrespective of any combination or mixing of the goods subject to retention of title with a new item - in the amount of the invoice amount, and we accept this assignment. You shall remain authorized to collect the claims, but we may also collect claims ourselves insofar as you do not meet your payment obligations. We shall release the securities to which we are entitled at your request to the extent that the realizable value of the securities exceeds the value of the outstanding claims by more than 10%.
8. transport damages
The following applies to consumers: If goods are delivered with obvious transport damage, please complain about such defects to the delivery company as soon as possible and contact us immediately. Failure to make a complaint or contact us has no consequences for your legal claims and their enforcement, especially your warranty rights. However, they help us to be able to assert our own claims against the carrier or the transport insurance.
For entrepreneurs, the following applies: The risk of accidental loss and accidental deterioration shall pass to you as soon as we have delivered the item to the forwarding agent, the carrier or the person or institution otherwise designated to carry out the shipment.
9 Warranty and guarantees
9.1 Liability for defects
Unless expressly agreed otherwise, the statutory law on liability for defects shall apply.
The following restrictions and shortening of time limits shall not apply to claims based on damage caused by us, our legal representatives or agents
in case of injury to life, body or health
in case of intentional or grossly negligent breach of duty as well as fraudulent intent
in the event of a breach of essential contractual obligations, the fulfillment of which is a prerequisite for the proper execution of the contract and the observance of which the contractual partner may regularly rely on (cardinal obligations)
within the scope of a guarantee promise, if agreed, or
insofar as the scope of application of the Product Liability Act is opened.
Restrictions vis-à-vis entrepreneurs
With respect to entrepreneurs, only our own specifications and the manufacturer's product descriptions included in the contract shall be deemed to be an agreement on the quality of the goods; we shall not assume any liability for public statements made by the manufacturer or other advertising statements. For entrepreneurs, the limitation period for claims for defects in newly manufactured goods is one year from the transfer of risk. The sale of used goods is subject to the exclusion of any warranty.
The statutory limitation periods for the right of recourse according to § 445a BGB remain unaffected.
Regulations vis-à-vis merchants
Among merchants, the duty of inspection and notification of defects regulated in § 377 HGB (German Commercial Code) shall apply. If you fail to give notice as regulated therein, the goods shall be deemed to have been approved, unless the defect was not recognizable during the inspection. This shall not apply if we have fraudulently concealed a defect.
Notice to consumers
We would like to inform you that when selling used goods to consumers, we may shorten the limitation period with regard to the warranty rights for defects to one year from delivery of the goods, provided that we specifically inform you of this and this is expressly and separately agreed.
9.2 Warranties and customer service
Information on any applicable additional warranties and their exact terms and conditions can be found with the product and on special information pages in the online store.
Customer service: You can reach our customer service for questions, complaints and objections on weekdays from [9:00 am to 5:00 pm under the telephone number +49 (0) 175 7144529 and by e-mail at email@example.com.
For claims based on damages caused by us, our legal representatives or vicarious agents, we shall always be liable without limitation
in case of injury to life, body or health,
in case of intentional or grossly negligent breach of duty,
in the case of warranty promises, insofar as agreed, or
insofar as the scope of application of the Product Liability Act is opened.
In the event of a breach of essential contractual obligations, the fulfillment of which is a prerequisite for the proper execution of the contract and on the observance of which the contractual partner may regularly rely (cardinal obligations) due to slight negligence on our part, on the part of our legal representatives or vicarious agents, liability shall be limited to the amount of the damage foreseeable at the time of the conclusion of the contract, the occurrence of which must typically be expected.
Otherwise, claims for damages are excluded.
11. dispute resolution
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS), which you can find here. We are not obliged or willing to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumer arbitration board.
12. final provisions
If you are an entrepreneur, German law applies to the exclusion of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.