Terms of Service

1.1) These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter "GTC") of GST GmbH German Services & Trade (hereinafter "Seller") apply to all contracts for the delivery of goods that a consumer or entrepreneur (hereinafter "Customer") with the Seller regarding of the goods presented by the seller in his online shop. The inclusion of the customer's own conditions is hereby contradicted, unless something else has been agreed.

1.2) These General Terms and Conditions shall apply accordingly to contracts for the delivery of vouchers, unless expressly agreed otherwise.

1.3) A consumer within the meaning of these General Terms and Conditions is any natural person who concludes a legal transaction for purposes that are predominantly neither commercial nor self-employed. Entrepreneur within the meaning of these terms and conditions is a natural or legal person or a partnership with legal capacity who, when concluding a legal transaction, acts in the exercise of their commercial or independent professional activity.

2.1) The product descriptions contained in the seller's online shop do not represent binding offers on the part of the seller, but serve to enable the customer to submit a binding offer.

2.2) The customer can submit the offer via the online order form integrated in the seller's online shop. After placing the selected goods in the virtual shopping cart and going through the electronic ordering process, the customer submits a legally binding contract offer with regard to the goods contained in the shopping cart by clicking the button that concludes the ordering process. Furthermore, the customer can also submit the offer to the seller by e-mail.

2.3) The seller can accept the customer's offer within five days by sending the customer a written order confirmation or an order confirmation in text form (fax or e-mail), whereby receipt of the order confirmation by the customer is decisive in this respect, or by delivers the ordered goods to the customer, in which case receipt of the goods by the customer is decisive, or by requesting payment from the customer after the order has been placed. If there are several of the above alternatives, the contract is concluded at the point in time at which one of the above alternatives occurs first. The period for accepting the offer begins on the day after the customer has sent the offer and ends at the end of the fifth day following the sending of the offer. If the seller does not accept the customer's offer within the aforementioned period, this is deemed to be a rejection of the offer with the result that the customer is no longer bound by his declaration of intent.

2.4) If you select a payment method offered by PayPal, the payment will be processed via the payment service provider PayPal (Europe) S.à rl et Cie, SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter: "PayPal"), under the PayPal Terms of Use, available at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full or – if the customer does not have a PayPal account – under the conditions for payments without a PayPal account , available at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacywax-full. If the customer pays using a payment method offered by PayPal that can be selected in the online ordering process, the seller already declares acceptance of the customer's offer at the point in time at which the customer clicks the button concluding the ordering process.

2.5) When submitting an offer via the seller's online order form, the text of the contract is saved by the seller after the conclusion of the contract and sent to the customer in text form (e.g. e-mail, fax or letter) after the order has been sent. The seller does not make the contract text accessible beyond this.

2.6) Before the binding submission of the order via the seller's online order form, the customer can identify possible input errors by carefully reading the information displayed on the screen. An effective technical means for better recognition of input errors can be the enlargement function of the browser, with the help of which the display on the screen is enlarged. The customer can correct his entries as part of the electronic ordering process using the usual keyboard and mouse functions until he clicks on the button that concludes the ordering process.

2.7) The German language is available for the conclusion of the contract.

2.8) The order processing and contact usually takes place via e-mail and automated order processing. The customer must ensure that the e-mail address provided by him for order processing is correct so that the e-mails sent by the seller can be received at this address. In particular, when using SPAM filters, the customer must ensure that all e-mails sent by the seller or by third parties commissioned to process the order can be delivered.

3.1) Consumers are generally entitled to a right of withdrawal.

3.2) Further information on the right of cancellation can be found in the seller's cancellation policy.

4.1) Unless otherwise stated in the seller's product description, the prices quoted are total prices that include statutory sales tax. Any additional delivery and shipping costs are specified separately in the respective product description.

4.2) In the case of deliveries to countries outside the European Union, additional costs may arise in individual cases for which the seller is not responsible and which must be borne by the customer. These include, for example, costs for money transfers by banks (e.g. transfer fees, exchange rate fees) or import duties or taxes (e.g. customs duties). Such costs can also be incurred in relation to the transfer of money if the delivery is not made to a country outside the European Union, but the customer makes the payment from a country outside the European Union.

4.3) The payment option(s) will be communicated to the customer in the seller's online shop.

4.4) If you select the "SOFORT" payment method, the payment will be processed by the payment service provider SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich (hereinafter "SOFORT"). In order to be able to pay the invoice amount via "SOFORT", the customer must have an activated online banking account for participation in "SOFORT", identify himself accordingly during the payment process and confirm the payment order to "SOFORT". The payment transaction is carried out immediately afterwards by "SOFORT" and the customer's bank account is debited. The customer can access more detailed information on the "SOFORT" payment method on the Internet at https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.

4.5) If the SEPA direct debit payment method is selected, the invoice amount is due for payment after a SEPA direct debit mandate has been issued, but not before the deadline for the advance information has expired. The direct debit is collected when the ordered goods leave the seller's warehouse, but not before the deadline for advance information has expired. Pre-information (“pre-notification”) is any message (e.g. invoice, policy, contract) from the seller to the customer that announces a debit using SEPA direct debit. If the direct debit is not redeemed due to insufficient funds in the account or because incorrect bank details have been provided, or if the customer objects to the debit although he is not entitled to do so, the customer must bear the fees incurred by the respective bank if he is responsible for this .

4.6) If the "PayPal direct debit" payment method is selected, PayPal will collect the invoice amount from the customer's bank account after a SEPA direct debit mandate has been issued, but not before the deadline for the advance information has expired on behalf of the seller. Pre-information (“pre-notification”) is any message (e.g. invoice, policy, contract) to the customer that announces a debit using SEPA direct debit. If the direct debit is not redeemed due to insufficient funds in the account or because incorrect bank details have been provided, or if the customer objects to the debit although he is not entitled to do so, the customer must bear the fees incurred by the respective bank if he is responsible for this .

4.7) If you select the payment method direct debit via Stripe, the payment will be processed by the payment service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland (hereinafter: "Stripe"). In this case, Stripe will collect the invoice amount from the customer's bank account on behalf of the seller after a SEPA direct debit mandate has been issued, but not before the deadline for the advance information has expired. Pre-information (“pre-notification”) is any message (e.g. invoice, policy, contract) to the customer that announces a debit using SEPA direct debit. If the direct debit is not redeemed due to insufficient funds in the account or because incorrect bank details have been provided, or if the customer objects to the debit although he is not entitled to do so, the customer must bear the fees incurred by the respective bank if he is responsible for this . The seller reserves the right to carry out a credit check when selecting the SEPA direct debit payment method and to reject this payment method if the credit check is negative.

4.8) If you select the credit card payment method via Stripe, the invoice amount is due immediately upon conclusion of the contract. Payment is processed by the payment service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland (hereinafter: "Stripe"). Stripe reserves the right to carry out a credit check and to reject this payment method if the credit check is negative.

5.1) Goods are delivered to the delivery address specified by the customer, unless otherwise agreed. When processing the transaction, the delivery address specified in the seller's order processing is decisive.

5.2) If delivery of the goods fails for reasons for which the customer is responsible, the customer shall bear the reasonable costs incurred by the seller as a result. This does not apply with regard to the costs for the delivery if the customer effectively exercises his right of withdrawal. If the customer effectively exercises the right of cancellation, the regulation made in the seller's cancellation policy applies to the return costs.

5.3) Collection by the customer is not possible for logistical reasons.

5.4) Vouchers are given to the customer as follows:

  • via download
  • by email
  • postal

If the seller pays in advance, he retains ownership of the delivered goods until the purchase price owed has been paid in full.

7.1) If the purchased item is defective, the statutory liability for defects shall apply.

7.2) Deviating from this applies to used goods: Claims for defects are excluded if the defect only occurs one year after delivery of the goods. Defects that occur within one year of delivery of the goods can be asserted within the statutory limitation period. However, the reduction of the liability period to one year does not apply to items that have been used for a building in accordance with their normal use and have caused its defectiveness, for claims for damages and reimbursement of expenses by the customer, or in the event that the seller fraudulently concealed the defect Has.

7.3) If the customer acts as a consumer, he is asked to complain to the deliverer about delivered goods with obvious transport damage and to inform the seller of this. If the customer does not comply, this has no effect whatsoever on his statutory or contractual claims for defects

8.1) If, according to the content of the contract, the seller owes not only the delivery of goods but also the processing of the goods according to specific specifications of the customer, the customer must provide the seller with all content required for processing such as texts, images or graphics in the file formats, formatting, to make image and file sizes available and to grant him the necessary rights of use. The customer is solely responsible for the procurement and the acquisition of rights to this content. The customer declares and assumes responsibility for having the right to use the content provided to the seller. In particular, he ensures that no rights of third parties are violated, in particular copyrights, trademarks and personal rights.

8.2) The customer shall indemnify the seller against claims by third parties which these may assert against the seller in connection with a violation of their rights through the contractual use of the customer's content by the seller. The customer also assumes the reasonable costs of the necessary legal defense, including all court and attorney's fees in the statutory amount. This does not apply if the customer is not responsible for the infringement. In the event of a claim by a third party, the customer is obliged to provide the seller with all information that is necessary for the examination of the claims and a defense without delay, truthfully and completely.

8.3) The seller reserves the right to refuse processing orders if the content provided by the customer for this purpose violates legal or official prohibitions or offends common decency. This applies in particular to the provision of anti-constitutional, racist, xenophobic, discriminatory, insulting, youth-endangering and/or violence-glorifying content.

9.1) Vouchers that are issued free of charge by the seller as part of promotions with a specific period of validity and that cannot be purchased by the customer (hereinafter "promotional vouchers") can only be redeemed in the seller's online shop and only in the specified period.

9.2) Individual products can be excluded from the voucher campaign if a corresponding restriction results from the content of the campaign voucher.

9.3) Promotional vouchers can only be redeemed before completing the ordering process. Subsequent offsetting is not possible.

9.4) Only one promotional voucher can be redeemed per order.

9.5) The value of the goods must be at least the amount of the promotional voucher. Any remaining credit will not be refunded by the seller.

9.6) If the value of the promotional voucher is not sufficient to cover the order, one of the other payment methods offered by the seller can be selected to settle the difference.

9.7) The balance of a promotional voucher will neither be paid out in cash nor will interest be paid.

9.8) The campaign voucher will not be refunded if the customer returns the goods that were paid for in whole or in part with the campaign voucher within the scope of his statutory right of withdrawal.

9.9) The promotional voucher is transferrable. The seller can pay with discharging effect to the respective owner who redeems the promotional voucher in the seller's online shop. This does not apply if the seller has knowledge or grossly negligent ignorance of the non-authorization, the legal incapacity or the lack of the right to represent the respective owner.

10.1) Vouchers that can be purchased via the seller's online shop (hereinafter "gift vouchers") can only be redeemed in the seller's online shop, unless the voucher states otherwise.

10.2) Gift vouchers and remaining balances on gift vouchers can be redeemed up to the end of the third year following the year in which the voucher was purchased. Remaining credit will be credited to the customer by the expiry date.

10.3) Gift vouchers can only be redeemed before completing the ordering process. Subsequent offsetting is not possible.

10.4) Only one gift voucher can be redeemed per order.

10.5) Gift vouchers can only be used to purchase goods and cannot be used to purchase further gift vouchers.

10.6) If the value of the gift voucher is not sufficient to cover the order, one of the other payment methods offered by the seller can be chosen to settle the difference.

10.7) The balance of a gift voucher will not be paid out in cash or interest.

10.8) The gift voucher is transferrable. The seller can pay with discharging effect to the respective owner who redeems the gift voucher in the seller's online shop. This does not apply if the seller has knowledge or grossly negligent ignorance of the non-authorization, the legal incapacity or the lack of the right to represent the respective owner.

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies to all legal relationships between the parties, excluding the laws on the international purchase of movable goods. For consumers, this choice of law only applies insofar as the protection granted is not withdrawn by mandatory provisions of the law of the state in which the consumer has his habitual residence.

If the customer acts as a merchant, a legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law with its registered office in the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany, the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contract is the place of business of the seller. If the customer is based outside the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany, the seller's place of business is the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contract if the contract or claims arising from the contract can be attributed to the customer's professional or commercial activity. In the above cases, however, the seller is always entitled to appeal to the court at the customer's registered office.

13.1) The EU Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution on the Internet under the following link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr
This platform serves as a contact point for the out-of-court settlement of disputes arising from online purchase or service contracts in which a consumer is involved.

13.2) The seller is neither obliged nor willing to participate in a dispute settlement procedure before a consumer arbitration board.