These general conditions apply to:
1 orders placed for products available on www.bubibottle.com (the “Website”) by consumers worldwide and
2 the use of any information, documents, graphics, movies, features, music and/or other services on the Website.
Please ensure that you read these general conditions carefully and check that the details of your order are complete and accurate before submitting your order. If you think that there is a mistake, please contact us.
- PLACING ORDERS ON THE WEBSITE
- ELIGIBILITY TO ORDER
To place an order on the Website, you must be:
- at least 16 years old
- a consumer – not a reseller
- HOW TO ORDER
You need an e-mail address to place an order, and you may need to set your browser to accept both (functional) cookies and pop-ups in order to be able to use all the functionalities of the Website, which includes adding items to your shopping cart and submitting your order.
Placing an order on the Website is easy.
- Find the products you want.
- Add the products to your shopping cart.
- Proceed to checkout.
- Select delivery and billing options.
- Review your order.
- Submit your order.
- Receive an online order acknowledgment.
- Receive an online order confirmation.
When you submit an order we will send you an email acknowledging receipt of your order. This does not mean that we have accepted your order. Our acceptance of the order takes place when the Products are shipped to you – we will send you an email confirming that the Products have been shipped (“Order Confirmation”). At this point a contract, containing these general conditions, comes into existence and is binding on you and us (the “Contract”). We recommend that you print or download a copy of these general conditions and the Order Confirmation for future reference.
If we are unable to supply you with a product, we will inform you of this in writing and will not process the order.
- OUR RIGHT TO REJECT YOUR ORDER OR CANCEL A CONTRACT
Fulfillment of all orders on the Website is subject to availability. We explicitly reserve the right not to accept your order for any reason. We also reserve the right to cancel a Contract by written notice to you in the following situations, without being liable for any damage or costs other than repayment of any amount received from you in relation to the Contract we have cancelled:
- the product is not available / in stock;
- your billing information is not correct or not verifiable;
- your order is flagged up by our security systems as an unusual order or an order susceptible to fraud;
- your bank transfer payment is not received within 12 calendar days after acceptance of your order;
- we have reason to believe you are under 16;
- we have reason to believe that you are a reseller;
- there was an error in the price displayed on the Website;
- we could not deliver to the address provided by you;
- due to an Event Outside Our Control (see art. 10 below); or
- in the event of misspelling, pricing or other errors or mistakes in the Website information.
- DATA CHECK
When you send us your order, we may run some checks on it before it is fulfilled. These checks may include verifying your address, creditworthiness, and checking for fraud. As to the latter: we run partly automated checks on all purchases to filter out unusual or suspect transactions, or transactions which can be identified as susceptible to fraud. Suspected fraud on Bubibottle.com will be investigated and if necessary prosecuted.
- PAYMENT METHODS
We do not accept any method of payment other than those listed below. Please do not try to pay by any other way than specified there. If you do, we will not be liable for loss of the payment or any other damages that may result from this action.
- PAYMENT PROCESSING
If you pay by credit/debit card, we will deduct the amount due from your account as soon as your order leaves our warehouse.
Payments can only be processed if the billing information can be verified.
We retain title in any product(s) until we have received full payment for such product(s).
The product prices displayed on the Website are inclusive of Value-Added Tax (VAT). Shipping rates are applied per order. The exact shipping rates depend on the country where your order is being delivered to. For details on shipping rates per country see the help section of the Website.
- YOUR TOTAL PRICE
The total price specified in the final check out screen includes tax and shipping costs. This price will be recorded in the Order Confirmation, which we recommend you print or download for future reference. If paying by credit card, the total amount for your entire order will be reflected on your statement in your local currency.
Please transfer only the exact amount specified on the Order Confirmation, and make individual transfers per order, using the unique reference number stated in your Order Confirmation.
- PRICE CHANGES
The prices of the products will be as displayed on the Website. Prices may change from time to time, but changes will not affect any order which we have confirmed in an Order Confirmation.
- SHIPPING & DELIVERY
- DELIVERY – WHERE AND WHEN
We deliver products from Monday to Friday. We do not ship on certain public holidays. Please refer to the help section of the Website for dates and the available delivery times and methods. We can only fulfill an order to a delivery address which is a home or office address in one of the countries listed in the help section of the Website.
- SPLIT DELIVERY
Where possible, we try to deliver all items which you have ordered at the same time.
We reserve the right to split the delivery of your order, for instance if part of your order is delayed or unavailable. In the event that we split your order, we will notify you of our intention to do so by sending you an e-mail to the e-mail address provided by you at the time your order was placed. You will not be charged for any additional delivery costs.
- INSPECTION UPON DELIVERY
Upon delivery, please inspect the packaging for damage. If it appears that the products are damaged, please do not accept the shipment.
- SHIPPING RATES
- FREE SHIPPING
If you make a purchase that exceeds the threshold relevant to your delivery country, you will receive FREE ‘standard delivery’. See the help section of the Website for threshold amounts and their corresponding discounted delivery rates.
- RETURNS & CANCELLATIONS
- CANCELLING ORDER BEFORE DELIVERY
You may cancel any order for non-customized products free of charge and without giving us any reason, provided it has not yet been shipped. We begin processing orders placed at our online store almost immediately. If you wish to cancel your order, please check the status of your order first by visiting the “Order status” link at the top right of the Website.
If the status of your order is “Pending” or “On Hold” you may cancel your order by contacting our call centre (see help section of the Website). Our consumer service agents will request a cancellation of your order at our warehouse. If successful, they will send you an email and the cancellation will be free of charge. If cancellation is not possible, the product(s) will be delivered to you and may be returned in accordance with the procedure set out below.
- EXERCISING YOUR RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL
If for whatever reason you are not happy with the products you ordered, you may return the products delivered to you within 30 calendar days after the product is delivered, without giving us any reason, as long as:
- the products are not damaged and not used in any way
- the product is complete: e.g. all accessories included, untouched package, no damage
You cannot return:
- products that have been used or damaged
- PRODUCT EXCHANGE
Product exchanges are currently not possible, but you do have the option of returning your product(s).
- REFUND INFORMATION
Refunds will be issued based on the original form of payment. If you paid via paypal you need to give this information to Customer Service when you initiate the return so that we can refund the money directly to your account.
In the event you return goods for reasons other than defectiveness or non-conformity with your order, you will need to pay for the return shipment.
If Bubibottle.com fails to comply with these general conditions, we shall be responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these general conditions or our negligence. Loss or damage is foreseeable if it is an obvious consequence of our breach or if it was contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into the contract.
Even though we have created the caused by viruses, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it or any incorrectness, or incompleteness of the Website. Although we use encrypted security software, the security of information and payments transmitted via Internet or via e-mail can’t be guaranteed. We shall not be liable for any damages suffered as a result of the use of electronic communications.
The maximum reimbursement of the above damages will (if applicable) be the purchase price of the products concerned.
1 We shall not be liable for damage incurred by a third party resulting from the use of any of our products. We shall not be liable for damage incurred by you as a result of your improper use of any of our products.
2 Nothing in these general conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited.
3 To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Website or any content on it, whether express or implied.
4 Please note that we only provide the Website for private use. You agree not to use the Website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
- EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL
An Event Outside Our Control means any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by third parties, civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war, fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster, or failure of public or private telecommunications networks.
If an Event Outside Our Control takes place that affects the performance of our obligations under these general conditions:
- We will contact you as soon as reasonably possible to notify you and
- Our obligations under these general conditions will be suspended and the time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of the Event Outside Our Control. Where the Event Outside Our Control affects Our delivery of a product to you, we will arrange a new delivery date with you after the Event Outside Our Control is over.
You may cancel the contract if an Event Outside Our Control takes place and you no longer wish us to provide the products. Please see your cancellation rights under art. 7. We will only cancel the contract if the Event Outside Our Control continues for longer than 20 weeks in accordance with our cancellation rights in art. 2.
Website with care, the information, texts, documents, graphics, movies, music and/or other services on it may contain errors or be otherwise incorrect or incomplete. We shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of (or inability to use) the Website, including damages caused by viruses, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it. or any incorrectness, or incompleteness of the Website. Although we use encrypted security software, the security of information and payments transmitted via Internet or via e-mail can’t be guaranteed. We shall not be liable for any damages suffered as a result of the use of electronic communications.
In the event you have suffered damages as a result of our activities related to your purchase(s) of our products through the Website, our liability will be limited to:
- damage to the Bubibottle.com products;
The maximum reimbursement of the above damages will (if applicable) be the purchase price of the products concerned.
We shall not be liable for damage incurred by a third party resulting from the use of any of our products. We shall not be liable for damage incurred by you as a result of your improper use of any of our products.
Nothing in these general conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by Dutch law.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Website or any content on it, whether express or implied. Please note that we only provide the Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the Website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Bubibottle.com owns all intellectual property rights in the Website. Those works are protected by copyright laws around the world. All such rights are reserved. If intellectual property rights are not owned by Bubibottle.com will be defined.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts of any page(s) from the Website only to the extent this is necessary for the purpose of placing an order with us, or for using the Website as a shopping resource.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
You must not use any part of the content on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from Bubibottle.com.
If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these general conditions, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
- AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE
We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
- YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD
If you choose to register on the Website you must treat the username and password for your account as confidential and must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly Contact Us.
- LINKED SITES
The Website provides links to external Internet sites. We shall not be liable for the use or the content of internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it.
- VARIATION OF GENERAL CONDITIONS
We may revise these general conditions from time to time. Every time you order products from us, the general conditions in force at that time will apply to the contract between you and us.
Whenever we revise these general conditions we will keep you informed and give you notice of this by stating that these general conditions have been amended and the relevant date at the top of this page.