General conditions of sale

ARTICLE 1: ACCEPTANCE OF THESE GENERAL TERMS

The act of forwarding an order via the CIRQUE PLUME Internet site represents full acceptance of these General Terms of Sale.

ARTICLE 2: CONFIRMATION OF ORDER AND CONCLUSION OF CONTRACT

Only confirmation of the order by CIRQUE PLUME, after confirmation of payment, represents acceptance of the order by CIRQUE PLUME.
The confirmation, or were appropriate, the refusal to accept an order will also be notified to the user when CIRQUE PLUME receives the Order Form. CIRQUE PLUME reserves the right not to confirm an order for any reason whatsoever.

ARTICLE 2: OBLIGATIONS OF PARTIES

2.1 CIRQUE PLUME’S OBLIGATIONS:
CIRQUE PLUME undertakes to hand the product to the carrier within the shortest period from acceptance of an order and in accordance with the confirmation of order.

2.2 CUSTOMER’S OBLIGATIONS:
The customer undertakes to notify to CIRQUE PLUME of an address to which the delivery must be made during working hours and on working days. The customer undertakes to settle or have settled, as appropriate, and directly to the agent or carrier, customs duties, V.A.T. or any other taxes due on the import of products into the country of the place of delivery. The customer may not re-sell the products. All orders sent in by customers are for their own personal use or for the personal use of the person in whose name the delivery was made.

ARTICLE 3: SPECIFIC PROVISIONS

3.1 CUSTOMS DUTIES - TAXES
For consignees not in European Union member countries, all customs duties and taxes in the consignee’s country are payable by the carrier, customer or person agreeing to accept the goods.

3.2 PRICE - PAYMENT - INVOICING
The price is expressed in Euros, amounts expressed in other currencies are only given as an indication. Goods are paid for solely by debit or credit card. Customers’ cards will be charged in Euros on acceptance of order by CIRQUE PLUME.

3.3 TRANSPORT - DELIVERY - DELIVERY TIME
Goods are delivered to the delivery address stated on the order within an average time of 2 to 10 weeks. Confirmation of delivery time will be given after our numbered confirmation of order.

3.4 TRANSFER OF RISK
Goods travel at the risk and peril of the customer.

3.5 RESERVATIONS ON RECEIPT OF GOODS
The customer may only accept goods with reservations on delivery in the instance where the quantity delivered does not comply with the order, or in the instance of a package containing the goods being seriously damaged. Reservations must be made in writing to the carrier on delivery. A copy of the reservations must be sent to CIRQUE PLUME (by e-mail or fax) 24 hours at the latest after the reservations are expressed. It is the customer’s responsibility, at the same time, to provide CIRQUE PLUME with confirmation by the carrier of the actual reservations. Compensation is provided under the general terms of sale issued by the carrier.

ARTICLE 4: INVALIDITY - FORCE MAJEURE - APPLICABLE LAW - COMPETENT COURTS
If any one of these general terms is declared inapplicable or is invalidated for any reason whatsoever, the invalidity or inapplicability will not affect the application or validity of other provisions under the general terms. CIRQUE PLUME will not be held liable for any non fulfilment that may have its origin in an instance of force majeure, beyond its control, including in particular, while not in any way limiting, the case of changes in laws, war, riot, civil disturbance, armed insurrection, interruption of transport, import or export problems, strike, lock out, shortage, fire, earthquake, storm or flood. These general terms are governed by French law alone. The Courts for Besançon (25 - Doubs - France) alone will be competent in any dispute.