These terms of sale (“Terms of Sale”) set out the terms and conditions on which we supply any of the products (“Product” or “Products”) listed on our website www.retroeurope.com (“our site”) to you.
Please read these Terms of Sale carefully before ordering any Products from our site. These Terms of Sale tell you who we are, how we will provide Products to you, how you and we may end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information. If you do not agree to these Terms of Sale you must not order any Product through our site.
You can place orders for Products with us by following the process outlined on our site. You acknowledge that by placing an order with us you will be under an obligation to pay for the Products in that order if we accept your order.
Our order process allows you to check and amend any errors before submitting your order to us. Please take the time to read and check your order at each stage of the order process. In order to avoid any errors, delays or additional costs please ensure the information you have submitted is correct. The courier will make additional charges to you if the information is incorrect.
All orders are subject to acceptance by us. Confirmation of your order is email indicate that we have received your order. It does not indicate that a contract exists between us. We will indicate acceptance of your order, and hence a contract between us, when we send you an invoice.
Unfortunately we can’t stop an order once it has been dispatched by us. If you change your mind about your order after this point you can reject delivery or return the Products to us in accordance with the returns policy below.
Before ordering from us, it is your responsibility to check and determine your full ability to receive the Products ordered. This includes ensuring that the Products ordered will pass freely into your room of choice, they fit in that room, can be transported through the door of your flat or room, stairs and doorways, and there are no other issues that could make delivery more complicated or impossible. The Standard delivery service is to the foot of the vehicle. Heavy products require 2 people for handling. We recommend you arrange for assistance when your order is delivered.
You must keep the contact details we hold for you up-to-date so that we can contact you if necessary about your order or the delivery of the Products.
Orders are fully insured and include all taxes. For International Orders outside of the EU Zone the customer is responsible for any additional delivery costs, import duty or levy.
All orders for Products are subject to the availability of those Products. We will inform you as soon as possible after receiving your order if, for any reason, the Products you have ordered are not available or are subject to any delay.
If we are unable to supply you with a Product, for example, because it is out of stock or because of an error in the price we will inform you of this by email and we will not process your order. If you have already paid for the Product we will refund you the full amount as soon as possible.
The images of the Products on our site are for illustrative purposes only. Although we have made every effort to display the colours accurately, we cannot guarantee that your computer will display the colours accurately or reflect the colour of the Products. The Products that are delivered to you may vary slightly from those images.
Although we have made every effort to be as accurate as possible, the measurements indicated including weights, dimensions and capacities shown on our site are approximate only.
100% colour or shade matching on non-consecutive orders cannot be guaranteed. In the rare event of colour or shades differences from one production cycle to another at the factory, we recommend you either purchase your full order of a design at the same time to ensure a 100% continuity of colour and shade, or advise us before making the order for advice on any production, design, material changes to our range of products. We can not accept any returns on products purchased under these circumstances.
The price of any Product will be as quoted on our site, except in cases of obvious error.
The price of any Product may change from time to time, but changes will not affect any order we have accepted.
The price of a Product includes IVA but excludes any delivery costs, which where applicable will be added to the price of the Products and set out as part of the total amount due during the order process.
We are under no obligation to provide the Product to you at the incorrect (lower) price, even after we have sent you an order acceptance, if the pricing error is obvious and unmistakable and could have reasonably been recognised by you as a mis-pricing.
Products that are to be delivered outside of the European Union or EU customs allowances your package will be sent DDU (Delivery Duty Unpaid). Your order may then be subject to import duties and taxes which are applied when the delivery reaches its destination. Please note that we have no control over these charges and we cannot predict their amount. You will be responsible for paying any such local sales tax or import duties arising at the delivery destination, as these are not included in the price of the products. Import duty or tax costs will be invoiced directly to you from the courier or an import broker. We recommend you contact your local customs authority to determine a landed cost price prior to placing your order.
We accept payment with Visa or Mastercard or Bank Transfer.
You must pay for the Products and any applicable delivery charges in advance of delivery of the Products.
By submitting an order to us through our site, you are confirming that the payment details provided on your order are valid and correct.
We offer a delivery service in accordance with the timescales shown against each Product on our site. Please note that delivery timescales are estimates.
All goods are individually inspected before shipment by members of our own staff. In the event of shipment damage, you must REFUSE delivery and mark the docket DAMAGED. The item will then be returned directly to the Company and we will send a replacement.
At all times the customer is responsible to make all necessary and reasonable arrangements for their shipments from the designated point of delivery in to their homes or businesses. The Standard delivery service is to the foot of the vehicle. Heavy products require 2 people for handling. We recommend you arrange for assistance when your order is delivered.
Deliveries do require the attendance and a signature of the person who made the order. In the event of the goods not being able to be delivered due to the customer being unavailable they will be returned to us. The buyer will become liable to any subsequent delivery/return costs. In respect of subsidised or free delivery offers then the actual delivery costs incurred by the Company will be the responsibility of the client on items returned to the Distribution Centre.
All delivery prices are strictly on the mainland. Please contact us for prices to offshore peninsulas and Islands. When the Company quotes a comparable rate in another currency other than the Euro then understand that this is only an indication of the exchange rate not an exact exchange rate and as such is constantly changing and as such is influenced and directed by the International Exchange Rate Mechanism. In respect of credit card payments that originate from outside the EU, then be aware some credit card companies may increase their processing percentage charges for transactions, we advise you consult with your bank or credit card company should there be any additional charges to ascertain exactly the extent of any additional processing charges before completing your order, as these costs are beyond our control after the order is completed and we are not able to take any responsibility for the charges or can we affect any influence on your bank or credit card company to reduce their charges. Products that are to be delivered outside of the European Union or EU customs allowances your package will be sent DDU (Delivery Duty Unpaid). Your order may then be subject to import duties and taxes which are applied when the delivery reaches its destination. Please note that we have no control over these charges and we cannot predict their amount. You will be responsible for paying any such local sales tax or import duties arising at the delivery destination, as these are not included in the price of the products. Import duty or tax costs will be invoiced directly to you from the courier or an import broker. We recommend you contact your local customs authority to determine a landed cost price prior to placing your order.
The Company has transit damage Insurance Cover. To comply with the Conditions of Sale and the Conditions as dictated to you by the Insurance Company you accept that you must examine the condition of the packing boxes meticulously, by stating that the courier did not allow you sufficient time to carry out an inspection will not be accepted in the event of a claim that is denied.
You agree to a meticulous inspection and in the unlikely event there is any evidence of damage you must write on the delivery documents in bold and clear print ‘TRANSIT DAMAGE – ITEM NOT INSPECTED’. For your information only, be informed that when you sign a Delivery Document you are confirming that there is no indication of transit damage and the product is in perfect condition and you are 100% satisfied, let it be known to you, that if you have not checked inside the box, you have still accepted responsibility for the goods to be perfect by signing the delivery documents and not making a written statement on the delivery document of any transit damage or marks that indicate transit damage and any claim to the Insurance Company will be null and void.
All products are individually inspected and packaged ready for transit by our own in-house team of inspectors.
However, in the unlikely event you are required to refuse or accept severely damaged items and contact us as soon as possible. In the event of an item not being accepted for another reason not related to transit damage the Company will still accept the return provided and subject to the following:- (a) the buyer notifies the The company within 6 hours of the recorded time of delivery. (b) with any relevant photographic evidence. (c) the item is repackaged in its original packaging and wrapping. (d) the item is returned to our Alicante Distribution Centre within 14 days in the original packaging. (e) The item is in a new and unused condition and we are able to resell the product and reuse the packing box. It is the responsibility of the buyer to return the goods and after a satisfactory inspection carried out at the Distribution Centre of the item and the transit box and packaging full reimbursement or credit will be issued for the price of the products, less any delivery costs paid by the supplier, and in any instances where delivery is included in the total price, or offered as an included incentive, the actual delivery cost part will be deducted from the price of the product and the reimbursement will be effective with the minimum of delay and inconvenience. Failure to adhere to these conditions can and may result in the Company refusing a refund. We advise all returns are insured in the event of transit damage on the return leg transit damaged goods remain the responsibility of the sender, in the same way that we strongly advise you to take the utmost care in unpacking your purchase in the first instance, because in the unlikely event you are not 100% satisfied,the goods must be returned in the original packaging, our boxes and packaging are expensive, they are specifically designed for transit and goods not returned in their original boxes will be refused at the Distribution Centre. We trust these terms and Conditions are transparent and clear and by accepting our terms and conditions of sales you are agreeing to accept and understand the terms. If any clarification is required, or you have any questions whatsoever we urge and recommend that these matters are dealt with and completely resolved before you enter into a purchase. These terms and conditions are binding on all parties, and all third parties any sale or agreement involves. You accept and agree that proof of delivery supplied by our delivery company is sufficient evidence to establish that goods have been received.
We aim to send your order to you within 3 business days in Spain Mainland and 7 business days in Europe Mainland. We want to unite you with your items as soon as possible. Please understand and appreciate that delivery estimates are calculated from the time of despatch, rather than from the moment you place your order. On occasions, we rely on your assistance to answer questions on security and confirming your address, and a prompt reply avoids delays in delivering your order.
Ownership of the Products will pass to you when we receive full payment of all sums due in respect of the Products, including delivery charges.
The Products will be your responsibility from the time that you (or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you) take physical possession of the Products.
We hope you will be pleased with everything you have bought from us but if you are unhappy with your Products, you can return them to us either in accordance with the terms set out below or as otherwise in accordance with your legal rights.
In respect of all shipment returns www.retroeurope.com will accept the return, and reimburse the product payment. Subject to the following:
The buyer notifies the Company within 14 days of the recorded time of delivery to the buyer.
The item is repackaged in its original packaging and interior wrapping, without any evidence of wear or use, to allow the item to be sold again as new by the Company, the product must be in new and unused brand new perfect condition.
The product is returned to our Alicante Distribution Centre within 14 days of you notifying the Company, a total of 28 days maximum from the date the product was delivered to the buyer for a return to be accepted.
The Buyer is responsible for all delivery and return costs.
The Company will make an immediate refund subject to all these reasonable conditions are fully satisfied. All orders received by the Company are deemed to be in acceptance by the buyer of these terms and conditions, and we respectively request, that should there be any confusion or greater clarity required of the terms and conditions, the buyer contacts the seller before entering into the contract of a sale. Items that are purchased in the Special Sale Promotion or Clearance Sale Promotion are strictly non-returnable and excluded from free gift offers.
The warranty starts from the date of delivery. To claim under the terms of the guarantee the buyer must email the Company advising us of the defect and you will be given an authorisation code. Do not attempt to return the goods before an authorised code has been issued. The customer is responsible for the cost of secure packaging, insurance and shipment to the Company.
The guarantee does not cover the following: Any defect due to unauthorised repair or modification or due to mishandling or to transit damage not reported to the Company immediately upon receipt of the shipment which is to be within six hours of delivery.
The sole liability of the Company under the guarantee shall be limited to replacing or repairing the defective part and any liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage of any kind suffered or incurred by the customer due to a defect caused to any other accessories or equipment used with this product or any loss as a result from the delay in repairs is excluded.
The maximum loss or damage we will be responsible for is limited to the price you have paid us for the Product, to which the loss or damage you suffer relates.
From time to time, we may run sales promotions or offer other incentives (“Promotions”) to purchase particular Products from us.
The length of time any Promotion runs for, the conditions for qualifying for such Promotion and the Products which will be subject to such Promotion will be set out in Section A of these Terms of Sale.
If you place an order for Products in relation to any Promotion, the Promotion-specific terms and conditions set out in Section A above and the general terms set out in this Section B will apply. To the extent of any inconsistency, the Promotion-specific terms set out in Section A shall prevail.
We are under a legal duty to supply Products that are in conformity with our contract with you.
Our Products are designed for residential use and we do not make any guarantees or warranties about their performance in a commercial environment. We will have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.
If we fail to comply with a contract between you and us, we will be responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms of Sale or our negligence, but we will not be responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if the loss or damage was an obvious consequence of our breach or if the loss or damage was contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into the contract.
The maximum loss or damage we will be responsible for is limited to the price you have paid us for the Product to which the loss or damage you suffer relates.
This does not affect your statutory rights. Advice about your statutory rights is available from Instituto Nacional del Consumo.
We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control including acts of god, fire, flood, severe weather, explosions, war (whether declared or not), acts of terrorism or acts of local or central Government or of any other competent authorities provided that: (a) we will take reasonable steps to prevent or minimise the failure or delay; (b) in the event of failure to perform, we will refund you all amounts paid under the affected contract; and (c) in the event of substantial delay, you may cancel your order by notifying us and we will refund you all amounts paid under the affected contract.
If you have a dispute with us relating to our contract with you, in the first instance please contact our EU agents by email at email@example.com and we will attempt to resolve the dispute in a fair, reasonable and amicable way in the spirit of goodwill.
In the unlikely event we can not resolve your complaint satisfactorily then you must [a]email firstname.lastname@example.org and also [b] write to us at: W.I Ltd. Complaints Department, Level 31, Chinachem Century Tower, 178 Gloucester Rd, Hong Kong.
You must provide the following information in full, in its entirety, by [a] email and [b] written correspondence before any action or response will be taken:
We will require photographic evidence where applicable, together with a written statement of your complaint. All communications will be deemed as a declaration under penalty of perjury that the information in part of, or in full, of your complaint is accurate, and provide all the necessary and relevant documentation, and detailed proof of the complaint, drawings and illustrations where applicable, and documentation proving you are the buyer, the original documentation confirming the sales order, and provide your physical or electronic signature duly witnessed to all documents.
Important Warning: We advise you to consult legal advice before giving false, misleading or inaccurate information in the notice to www.retroeurope.com in respect of your complaint, or posting any false Defamatory Content about www.retroeurope.com on the Internet. Such action will result in www.retroeurope.com pursuing a claim against you for any civil, libel, slanderous or any other criminal activity against the company. These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Hong Kong Law Society under the regime of China, and worldwide action will be instigated and penalties are enforceable. All Court Judgments will be pursued and the collection of financial penalties will be enforced by third party agents worldwide, all Court Judgments are automatically published and sent to all relevant credit and insurance agencies which may affect your status, and all Court Judgments are posted on specialist Internet sites listing false and unlawful claims against Companies.
Each of the provisions of these Terms of Sale operates separately. If any court or any other relevant authority decides that any of these paragraphs are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
We may modify or update these Terms of Sale from time to time for reasons including: (a) changes in how our business operates; (b) changes in the legal or regulatory requirements that we must comply with; or (c) changes in how we accept payment from you. However, any order of Products by you will be governed by the terms and conditions available on our site at the time you place the order.
The Terms and Conditions are governed by Hong Kong law under the regime of China. A contract for the purchase of Products completed through our site, plus any dispute or claim arising out of ,or in connection with it, will be governed by this law.
Any Contract made between you and us is only made between you and us. No third party will have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
We may transfer our rights and obligations under our contract with you to another organisation, and we will do our best to notify you in writing if this happens, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under the contract.
If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by e-mail or by pre-paid post to the address you provide to us in your order.
If you have any queries about these Terms of Sale, please send us an email at email@example.com or contact us on the phone: 0034 966 180 158 (Mon-Fri: 9 am-4 pm).
All Sale offers are subject to availability, while stocks last. Where the sale stock of products have sold out, the products may no longer be available at the discounted sale price. retroeurope.com reserves right to update or withdraw the offer at any time. Products purchased from the sale are not eligible to be returned.
All free gifts are are subject to availability.
In time for Christmas orders are expected to be delivered to your house by December 24. In time for Christmas applies to mainland Spain – France – Germany – Netherlands. These delivery dates are guidelines and not guarantees of pre Christmas delivery. Please note that external factors to retroeurope.com such as poor weather, strikes or disruptions in our supply network may cause delays to your order. Refusal of a delivery may also result in your order being delayed until after Christmas.
The purchase of any products through our site is governed by our Terms of Sale.
If you set up an account on our site, you must treat your login details as confidential. You must not disclose them to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your login details, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The responses described above are not limited and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
If you believe that content available through the site:
(a) infringes your rights or any rights of a third party you represent; or
(b) otherwise breaches the Rules of Acceptable Use,
please tell us immediately by using the reporting tool that appears next to each comment within the site.
When reporting content please provide the information described below in your notice to us: (a) your name and contact details; and (b) a statement explaining whether you believe that the content you are contacting us about: (i) infringes your rights; (ii) the rights of a third party who you represent; or (iii) you otherwise believe the content breaches the Rules of Acceptable Use.
We will take the action that we believe is appropriate depending on the nature of the content you report. This may include taking no action where we believe the reported content does not infringe any rights or the Rules of Acceptable Use. We are not obliged to discuss or inform you about our chosen course of action following a report from you.
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. We grant you permission to access our site for your personal use only. Any other use of our site or our site’s content is prohibited. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to:
(b) reproduction of the Retro Europe name, logo, trade marks or any other content available on our site; and
(c) downloading or copying any of our site content for yourself or for a third-party.
Such action will result in Retro Europe pursuing a claim against you. These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Hong Kong Law Society under the regime of China, and worldwide action will be instigated and penalties are enforceable. All Court Judgments will be pursued and the collection of financial penalties will be enforced by third party agents worldwide, all Court Judgments are automatically published on specialist Internet sites listing proven prohibited actions against Companies.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please contact: email@example.com
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis and we may limit or terminate access to our site at any time without any notice. We will not be liable if our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
We have taken care in the preparation of the content of our site. However, we will not be responsible for any errors or omissions or for any technical problems you may experience with our site. If we are informed of any inaccuracies in the content on our site we will attempt to correct this as soon as we reasonably can.
Whilst we make reasonable efforts to ensure that any information presented on our site is correct, the information on our site is presented without any guarantees, conditions or warranties or any kind and the site is made available to you on an “AS IS” basis. We are not responsible for anything that occurs from your reliance on the content of our site.
In any event, we will never take any responsibility for User Content and you use and rely on any User Content entirely at your own risk.
We exclude all warranties and conditions implied by statute, common law or the law of equity, to the extent permitted by applicable law.
Because our site is provided free of charge, we will not, in any way, be liable for any loss or damage (whether direct or indirect) in tort (including negligence), breach of contract, breach of statutory or otherwise (even if foreseeable) in connection with any use you make of our site or the information presented on it.
Links to third party websites from our site are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links you leave our site. We do not control, and are not responsible for, these websites, their content or their availability. We, in no way endorse, or make representations about them, or any material found on them. Accessing third party websites from our site is done entirely at your own risk.
You may link to our home page (www.retroeurope.com), provided you do so in a way that is fair, legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You agree to remove any link to our site on a website owned or controlled by you on receipt of a request from us.
In the event a Retro Europe product is listed at an incorrect price due to typographical error or systems error, Retro Europe shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Retro Europe shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, Retro Europe shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount.
You and www.retroeurope.com agree that we will resolve any disputes between us through binding and final arbitration instead of through court proceedings. You and www.retroeurope.com hereby waive any right to a jury trial of any Claim. All controversies, claims, counterclaims, or other disputes arising between you and www.retroeurope.com relating to these Terms and Conditions or the Website (each a “Claim”) shall be submitted for binding arbitration in accordance with the Rules of the Hong Kong Arbitration Association. The arbitration will be heard and determined by a single arbitrator in Hong Kong. The arbitrator’s decision in any such arbitration will be final and binding upon the parties and may be enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. The parties agree that the arbitration will be kept confidential and that the existence of the proceeding and any element of it (including, without limitation, any pleadings, briefs or other documents submitted or exchanged and any testimony or other oral submissions and awards) will not be disclosed beyond the arbitration proceedings, except as may lawfully be required in judicial proceedings relating to the arbitration or by applicable disclosure rules and regulations of securities regulatory authorities or other governmental agencies.
If you demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, www.retroeurope.com will pay as much of the administrative costs and arbitrator’s fees required for the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the cost of the arbitration from being prohibitive. In the final award, the arbitrator may apportion the costs of arbitration and the compensation of the arbitrator among the parties in such amounts as the arbitrator deems appropriate.
This arbitration agreement does not preclude www.retroeurope.com from seeking action by local government agencies. www.retroeurope.com also have the right to bring qualifying claims in small claims court. In addition www.retroeurope.com retain the right to apply to any court of competent jurisdiction for provisional relief, including pre-arbitrary attachments or preliminary injunctions, and any such request shall not be deemed incompatible with these Terms and Conditions, nor a waiver of the right to have disputes submitted to arbitration as provided in these Terms and Conditions.
This section limits certain rights, including the right to maintain a court action, the right to a jury trial, the right to participate in any form of class or representative claim, the right to engage in discovery except as provided in the hong kong law society rules, and the right to certain remedies and forms of relief. Other rights that you or www.retroeurope.com and associate companies would have in court also may not be available in arbitration.
Except to the extent expressly provided in the following paragraph, this Agreement and the relationship between you and www.retroeurope.com, and all Transactions on the Services shall be governed by the laws of Hong Kong under the regime of China.You and www.retroeurope.com agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the Hong Kong courts, to resolve any dispute or claim arising from this Agreement. If (a) you are not a HK citizen; (b) you do not reside in HK; (c) you are not accessing the Service from HK you hereby agree that any dispute or claim arising from this Agreement shall be governed by the applicable law of Hong Kong. Specifically excluded from application to this Agreement is that law known as the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods. Children under the age of majority should not use this website, and www.retroeurope.com deem that a parent or guardian is responsible for any activities carried out by their children, or children under their guardianship, either temporary or permanent, or in their care in any capacity, or use their computer with or without the owner’s permission in a private home, office or public place, that use this website. It is agreed that all correspondence, these terms and conditions and general communications be prepared and transmitted in the English language
The proliferation of lengthy terms required by online suppliers is an issue of growing concern for both suppliers and consumer organisations throughout the world. www.retroeurope.com, and all online suppliers worldwide face continual updates of regulations governing the activities of Internet sellers. Whilst these regulations are very good for the industry, and accepted by bona fide companies, they have added to the necessity for greater detail in all sections of a company’s trading. In the interests of a ”plain speaking understanding” of the current regulations www.retroeurope.com invite you to contact us for any clarification you may feel will assist you. We will endeavour to respond in a simplified and comprehensible way.
In summary, the Terms and Conditions, Conditions of Use, Contracts, Payments, Deliveries and the Resolution of Disputes as detailed on this website are the ultimate responsibility of W.I Ltd, and we invite you to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retro Europe, Ascendia and the Associate Group of Companies act as fulfillment and administrative agents to W.I Ltd, and provide general support activities, to ensure the use of this website, and the day today service of orders, payments and deliveries are completed in an efficient and professional manner, and we invite you to contact us at email@example.com for all these associated enquiries.
W.I Ltd are at the forefront to significantly review how online companies deal with consumers, and thanks to a worldwide initiative from bona fide companies and the European and World Commissions, buyers and users of online companies, will benefit from more clarity, with more fairness when handling sales, greater price transparency, and the resolution of disputes.
If you would like to provide feedback on our site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.