The following T&Cs apply to all orders placed via our online shop.
2. Contractual partner, formation of contract
The purchase contract is concluded with General Leather Store GmbH.
The display of products within the online shop constitutes a binding offer on our part to enter into a contract vis-à-vis the items. You may place our products in your basket without obligation and amend your entries at any time prior to submitting a binding order by using the correction facilities that are provided for this purpose and explained during the ordering process. The contract is formed by clicking on the order button which indicates your acceptance of our offer concerning the goods contained in your basket. Once you have sent your order you will immediately receive a confirmation via e-mail.
3. Contract language, saving of the contract text The languages available for concluding the contract are German and English.
We save the text of the contract and forward the order data and our T&Cs to you by e-mail. You may also view the text of the contract in our customer login area.
4. Delivery conditions
We only dispatch goods en route; pick up by the customer is not possible.
The following payment methods are basically available in our online shop:
If you select advance payment we provide you with our bank details in a separate e-mail and deliver the goods on receipt of funds.
Within the context of the PayPal Plus payment service, we offer you various payment methods as PayPal services. You will be forwarded to PayPal's online website. You may enter your payment details there and confirm the use of your data by PayPal and the payment instructions to PayPal.
If you have selected the PayPal payment type, in order to pay the invoice amount, you must be registered there or register first and identify yourself with your access data. The payment transaction will be carried out automatically by PayPal directly after confirmation of the payment instructions. You will receive additional information during the ordering process.
If you have selected the credit card payment type, in order to pay the invoice amount, you do not need to be registered with PayPal. The payment transaction will be carried out by your credit card company upon request by PayPal and debited to your card, directly after confirmation of the payment instructions and after your identification as the legal cardholder. You will receive additional information during the ordering process.
If you have selected the direct debit payment type, in order to pay the invoice amount, you do not need to be registered with PayPal. With the confirmation of the payment instructions, you are granting PayPal a direct debit mandate. PayPal will inform you separately about the date of the account debit in an advance notification (pre-notification). With the submission of the direct debit directly after confirmation of the payment instructions, PayPal will request its bank to initiate the payment transaction. The payment transaction is automatically carried out and your account is debited. You will receive additional information during the ordering process.
If you have selected the invoice payment type, in order to pay the invoice amount, you do not need to be registered with PayPal. After a successful address and creditworthiness check and placement of your order, we will assign our claim to PayPal. In this case, you may only pay to PayPal with a debt-discharging effect. For payment processing via PayPal – in addition to our GTC – the GTC and data protection policy of PayPal shall apply. Additional information and the complete GTC of PayPal for invoice purchase can be found at:https://www.paypal.com.
SOFORT Online Bank Transfer
After placement of the order, you will be forwarded to the online SOFORT GmbH website. In order to pay the invoice amount via SOFORT, you must have an online banking account with PIN/TAN process for participating in SOFORT, identify yourself accordingly and confirm the payment instructions to us. You will receive additional information during the order process. The payment transaction will be carried out by SOFORT and debited to your account directly thereafter.
During the ordering process you will be forwarded to the online Amazon website before completing the ordering process in our online shop. In order to process the ordering process via Amazon and pay the invoice amount, you must be registered there or register first and identify yourself with your access data. There, you may confirm the delivery address and payment method stored with Amazon and confirm the use of your data by Amazon and the payment instructions to us. After this, you will be returned to our online shop, where you may complete the ordering process.
Directly after shipping the goods, we request Amazon to initiate the payment transaction. The payment transaction is carried out automatically by Amazon. You will receive additional information during the ordering process.
6. Retention of title
The goods shall remain our property until full payment is made.
7. Damage during delivery
If the goods are delivered with obvious damage caused during delivery, please report the defect to the carrier and notify us without delay. Failure to make a complaint or to make contact does not in any way affect your legal rights or the enforcement of such rights, notably your warranty rights. However, in doing so you help us to assert our own claims against the carrier or transport insurer.
8. Warranty and guarantees
We are under a legal duty to supply products that are in conformity with this contract.
For consumers, statutory warranty rights governed by the law of the country where the consumer has his habitual residence apply. Information on any additional guarantees and their precise conditions that may apply can be found next to the product and on specific information pages in the shop, if applicable.
We shall in any case be liable without limitation for claims due to damages that have been caused by us, our legal representatives or legal agents
for injury to life, limb or health
for deliberate or grossly negligent breach of duty
for guarantee commitments, where agreed
Except these cases, our civil law liability is limited to the foreseeable and direct damages at the time of contract conclusion.
10. Code of conduct
We have submitted to the following codes of conduct:
11. Online dispute resolution
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolutions (ODR) which can be accessed at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.
In order to settle disputes arising from a contractual relationship with a consumer or from whether such a contractual relationship exists at all, we will participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer dispute resolution body. Consumers can contact their national European Consumer Centre in this regard. The respective contact details of the individual ECCs can be found at https://www.evz.de/en/alternative-dispute-resolution/adr-in-europe/.
The prices mentioned in the offers of GLS are final prices. They include all price components including the statutory German value added tax.
Within Germany, parcel shipping via DPD and DHL is for free.
Parcel delivery within the European Union (EU) costs 17,00 Euro. The delivery of parcels to Switzerland via DHL costs 26,00 Euro.
Delivery and shipping costs to countries not listed here are calculated automatically and displayed before sending the order.
Cross-border deliveries may incur additional costs, such as customs duties and other taxes. The additional costs resulting from cross-border deliveries shall be borne by the buyer.
Unless otherwise expressly agreed, the payment is due immediately after conclusion of the contract.
Delivery and shipping
The delivery of the goods is, unless otherwise agreed, after payment or possibly cash on delivery. Reference is made to § 3 of these terms and conditions. The shipment of the goods takes place here only after receipt of the full purchase price and the delivery and shipping costs or possibly cash on delivery.
The delivery will be made to the delivery address specified by the customer and deposited. When paying via PayPal, the delivery will be made to the delivery address specified by the customer at PayPal and deposited.
The buyer has to make sure that the goods can be delivered to him by the assigned transport company. If the goods are returned because the delivery to the buyer is not possible, the buyer has to bear the costs of the unsuccessful delivery. This does not apply if the customer exercises his right of withdrawal by not accepting the goods or if the buyer was only temporarily prevented from accepting the delivery, unless the seller has announced the delivery to the buyer a reasonable time in advance.