GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following terms and conditions (henceforth: the Terms and Conditions”) are valid between you and Art Youth Society Europe UG (henceforth: Art Youth Society; may be referred to as “us” and “we”) and apply to all use of and orders placed on Art Youth Society’s website artyouthsociety.com, and orders made by telephone, e-mail or by live chat with Art Youth Society’s Customer Service team (henceforth together: the “Website”). Please note that Art Youth Society does not guarantee that all products presented on the Website are in stock or are available for purchase. Art Youth Society reserves its right to stop selling a product. Orders can only be placed by persons that are 18 years or older. Art Youth Society reserves the right to revise the Terms and Conditions at any time. The date of the latest update is found in the final section of the Terms and Conditions. Each purchase is subject to the Terms and Conditions in the version applicable at the date of submitting the order. Please inform yourself about the applying version of Terms and Conditions before submitting your order. Please note that the terms and conditions valid for your order is always the terms and conditions that you have read and accepted before you have placed your order and not a later version. You should keep a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.
The language of the Terms and Conditions is English.
After submitting your order, we will send you an order confirmation e-mail with your order number, details of the product or products you have ordered from us, your payment details and delivery details. Please note that the confirmation e-mail is an acknowledgement that we have received your order and is not an acceptance of the order.
Art Youth Societys’ goal is to describe the products at the Website as correctly as possible. However, please note that due to the color settings of your computer, the colors of the products shown in the pictures on the Website can differ somewhat from their actual colors. Art Youth Society cannot be held responsible for any such discrepancy.
The prices and delivery costs shown on the Website include VAT. The prices and delivery costs shown on the Website may vary from time to time and Art Youth Society is not bound by the price until Art Youth Society has accepted the order by sending the shipping confirmation to you. If you have placed an order and the price has changed before we have accepted your order (by sending you the shipping confirmation), we will notify you by e-mail about the price change and give you the option to place a new order with the new price or cancel the old order. If we are unable to contact you, your order will be cancelled. Art Youth Society always reserves the right to cancel any order prior to our acceptance of the order. If we already have received payment for a cancelled order we will refund you the amount of the purchase. The refund is made using the same payment method you used at the purchase. Please also note that Art Youth Society may cancel the order even if it has been accepted by Art Youth Society under the condition that you realize or should have realized that the price information was incorrect. The delivery costs are shown in connection with the shipping methods at the checkout stage.
The following payments are accepted.
— Credit cards
Payment can be made by the following credit cards: Visa, Mastercard and American Express. The purchases made with Visa and Mastercard are verified by a secure code. Please note that your card is debited with the purchase amount once you place the order. We do our best to make the Website as secure as possible. All credit/debit card transactions on the Website are processed using Stripe, a secure online payment gateway that encrypts your card details in a secure host environment. Payment will be debited and cleared from your account once you place the order. You confirm that the credit/debit card that is being used is yours or that you have been specifically authorized by the owner of the credit/debit card to use it. All credit/debit card holders are subject to validation checks and authorization by the card issuer. If the issuer of your payment card refuses to authorize payment to Art Youth Society, your order will be cancelled. We are not responsible for any charges or penalties which may be imposed by the payment provider as result of payment being processed in respect of your order.
When selecting the PayPal option, you will be directed to the PayPal site to “Log In” and review the amount shown before clicking “Pay Now”. Once this transaction is complete, you will then return to the Website. — Stored Credit Cards At Checkout you can chose to save your credit card for future purchases if you are logged in to your Art Youth Society account. Your details will be protected using Global Sign Encryption and will speed up your checkout the next time you shop.
— Gift Cards
Gift cards are valid one year from the date when they were purchased.
Kindly note that delivery to rural addresses can result in longer delivery times. ALL international orders are shipped with FedEx and ALL german orders are shipped with DHL! All orders shipped with FedEx require a signature upon delivery. FedEx usually operates between 9am—6pm on business days. You can specify an alternate daytime delivery address when ordering, for example your work address (recommended).
International shipping is 2-7 working days worldwide.
INFORMATION OF THE RIGHT OF REVOCATION
— Right of Revocation
You are entitled to revoke this contract within 14 days without giving reasons. The revocation period is 14 days from the day on which you have, or a third person designated by you (other than the carrier) has, received the products. In order to exercise your right of revocation, you must inform us at email@example.com by means of an unambiguous notification (e.g. through letter sent by post, fax or e-mail) of your decision to revoke this contract. In oder to comply with the time limit for revocation, it is sufficient that you send the notification of the exercise of the right of revocation before the time limit for revocation expires.
— Consequences of revocation
If you revoke this contract, we are obliged to return to you, promptly but in no case later than within 14 days from the day on which we have received the notification of your revocation, all payments that we have received from you including the costs of delivery (except any additional costs that result from you having chosen a different method of delivery than the cheaper method offered by us). For such repayment, we will use the same means of payment that you have used for the initial transaction unless expressly agreed with you otherwise; in no case will we charge you any fees due to such repayment. We are entited to refuse repayment until we have recovered the products or you have evidenced that you have sent the products back to us, whichever occurs first. Your are obliged to send back or hand over the products to us promptly, but in no case later than within 14 days from the day on which you notified us of the revocation of this contract. The time limit is complied with if you send the products before the expiration of the 14 days’ time limit. You have to bear the direct costs of the reconsignment of the products. Any potential loss in value of the products will have to be compensated by you only if such loss in value is attributable to your handling of the products which is not necessary for the verification of their condition, quality or functionality.
Purchased products are exchangeable into a different size and color in accordance with the terms set forth in this section. All exchanges are based on stock availability. If you have exchanged a product, Art Youth Society will pay the shipping costs for the new product. All fine jewelry sales are final. Certain fine jewelry pieces may be exchanged in AYS’ discretion within 30 days of purchase, subject to a 20% stocking fee. Please note that sale products are non-exchangeable but can be returned for a full refund.
— Shipping costs for reconsigning the products
Please note that you must pay the shipping cost for returning the products in accordance with your right of withdrawal and exchange and Art Youth Society has no obligation to pay such costs.
— Returning the products
You can easily and conveniently handle the reconsignment of your purchased products as follows:
• Visit www.artyouthsociety.com and log into your account to begin a return or exchange.
• You can view your orders and must request a return or exchange item for any unwanted items.
• Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your order number and a list of items you would like to return.
• Place the item(s) in the original shipping box, or any other solid carton box.
• Close the box and tape it securely.
• Place the return information label and the already paid return shipping label on the box over the prior delivery information.
• You may return the products by any secure transport.
If you receive defective products, please notify us immediately. According to the Civil Act you are entitled to complain about defective products within one year. However, you must always notify Art Youth Society within a reasonable time after you have detected that the products are defective. If Art Youth Society consider the products to be defective, Art Youth Society will make a full refund including shipping costs.
COPYRIGHT PERMISSION NOTICE
Copyright in the documents provided in this site (including, without limitation, the trademarks of Art Youth Society, graphics, text, photos, designs, logos, icons, images, data and software) are owned by or licensed to Art Youth Society and its affiliates. You are authorized to use this material only for personal, non-commercial purposes. You may download, print and store copies of this material for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided this Copyright Permission Notice is included in all such copies. You may not charge anyone for use of the material and you may not publish, duplicate or otherwise distribute the material to others without prior consent from Art Youth Society. You may not modify the material in any way, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. Except as expressly stated in this legal notice, no rights or licenses to the material, or any portion thereof, shall be granted or implied. For press inquiries, please view our contact pages at http://artyouthsociety.com/contact/
Art Youth Societys’ trademarks include but are not limited to the Art Youth Society name and logo, AYS, and AYSNY. Please note that your use of this Website does not grant you any rights to use our trademarks.
Art Youth Society use Secure Socket Layers (SSL), the industry standard in transferring information to process your orders. Art Youth Societys’ online shop secures communications by encrypting all data to and from the site. When placing an order, you can immediately check the security validity by clicking the Thawte icon at checkout.
You may purchase products on www.artyouthsociety.com for personal use only and not for resale. By placing an order on www.artyouthsociety.com, you certify that you are purchasing products for your own personal use and not for resale and that you accept the Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to refuse orders for any reason without explanation.
INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE
Art Youth Society cannot promise that the content of the site is free of inaccuracies or typographical errors. Neither can we guarantee that all information is up-to-date. Art Youth Society may, at any time, amend the content of the site. Although Art Youth Society strives to display the correct texts, images and pricing on the site and online shop, errors may occur. Part of the services provided through the site are provided by third party operators. In situations where Art Youth Society acts as agent for such services, we cannot be held responsible for any errors resulting from their activities. Art Youth Society cannot be held responsible for any damage caused from using the site or, for that matter, not being able to use the site. Art Youth Society cannot guarantee problem-free, uninterrupted, and secure access to the site.
The Website may contain links to other websites beyond our reach. We assume no liability for content or privacy practices of such sites.
VIOLATION OF RULES
Art Youth Society reserves the right to seek all solutions available to us against violations of these Terms and Conditions, including the right to block access to the site.
Any damage liability of Art Youth Society is excluded. Exempted from this exclusion are claims of the customer related to damages to health, body and mind, or damages resulting from a violation of material contractual obligations (cardinal duties), as well as the liability for other damages which are based on intent or gross negligence of Art Youth Society, its representatives and vicarious agents. Material contractual obligations are obligations which are precondition to the successful performance of the contract and on the observation of which the customer can legitimately rely. In the event of a violation of material contractual obligations, Art Youth Societys’ liability is limited to the foreseeable and typical damage if such damage has been caused slightly negligent, unless a damage to health, body and mind is concerned. The limitations set forth above also apply for the benefit of the representatives and vicarious agents of Art Youth Society if claims are made directly against them. The liability under the Product Liability Act remains unaffected. Art Youth Society assumes no liability in case of force majeure such as war, civil war, revolution, riot, governmental measures, strike, lockout, blockage, failure of electricity, telephone or internet service, natural disasters or similar events. In case of force majeure, Art Youth Societys’ obligations will be suspended. The contract between you and Art Youth Society can, in such cases, be partially or fully terminated by yourself or by Art Youth Society.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable, such determination shall not invalidate any other provision of these Terms and Conditions; instead the invalid terms and conditions shall be replaced with other terms in order to give effect to the commercial intentions of these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of Germany (excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods – CISG). The place of jurisdiction for any disputes arising from or pertaining to these Terms and Conditions is Duesseldorf.
Art Youth Society LLC
1919 24th Avenue Suite R101 | Astoria, NY 11102 | USA | tel: +1 (347) 464-2012 | Registry court: District Court New York, NY Turnover tax ID number: according to §27 a turnovertax law: 990370211
Art Youth Society Europe UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Ackerstr. 124 | 40233 Düsseldorf | Germany | tel: +49 (0)211 17832398
VERSION OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The latest update of the Terms and Conditions of Art Youth Society was made in May, 2018.