General Terms and Conditions

For all orders placed on Metals4Jewelry (part of the following General Terms and Conditions apply:

Article 1 Application

1.1 These General Terms apply to all offers made by MFP Trading and all agreements with MFP Trading as far as parties have not explicitly agreed in written statement that these General Terms do not apply.

1.2 Customers who wish to use their own terms and conditions must have MFP Trading’s explicit agreement in writing.

1.3 Deviations of the General Terms are only applicable if these have been agreed upon in a written statement in which case all other articles of these General Terms remain applicable without change.

1.4 When accepting an offer or placing an order the Customer accepts the applicability of these General Terms.

1.5 A Customer is defined as each visitor to the website or any person or legal entity having a contractual relation or intending to having a contractual relation with MFP Trading.

1.6 MFP Trading is entitled to update or append to these General Terms over time.

1.7 By using MFP Trading's internet site and/or placing an order the Customer accepts these General Terms as well as all other legal rights and obligations as printed on the internet site. MFP Trading is authorized to make use of intermediaries and other third parties while executing the agreement with a Customer. In such cases these General Terms are applicable as well without change.

Article 2 Offers/agreements

2.1 All offers made by MFP Trading are without obligation and as far as items are in stock. MFP Trading explicitly has the right to update prices, in particular when this is required by law/legal.

2.2 An agreement is reached when an order confirmation has been sent to the Customer based on the Customers' order information via email to the email address as supplied by the Customer. The Customer and MFP Trading agree explicitly that using electronic means of communication results in a valid agreement as soon as the order confirmation has been sent to the Customer. MFP Trading's electronic archives are considered legally acceptable valid evidence or indication of evidence.

2.3 Information, graphics, images, oral announcements, given by telephone or via email as well as statements et cetera with regards to all offers and the most important characteristics of products are displayed or made in the most accurate manner. However, MFP Trading does not guarantee that all offers and products comply to the given information et cetera completely. Deviations in principle cannot lead to compensation and/or cancellation.

Article 3 Prices and payments

3.1 All prices quoted by MFP Trading are in Euros, excluding VAT and excluding shipment costs and administration fees. The minimum order amout is € 30,-.

3.2 Shipment costs and administration fees are listed on the internet site. These costs and fees are dependent on the value of the order measure of payment and the requested shipping method.

3.3 MFP Trading offers the Customer the opportunity to insure goods to be shipped. The insurance costs are charged to the Customer and are listed on the internet site.

3.4 Special offers are only valid during the period quoted on the internet site with respect to that specific offer. MFP Trading cannot be held responsible for offers which contain what a reasonable person would consider obvious mistakes or typographical errors.

3.5 The amount due on orders may be paid in one of the following ways: · Bank transfer. The Customer pays the amount as written on our invoice. This value includes shipping, administration fees and insurance costs. Payment must be done in advance to our bank account IBAN NL49ABNA0405895305 in the name of MFP Trading in Barendrecht, the Netherlands. The BIC code of the ABNAMRO Bank is ABNANL2A. · Paypal or Creditcard. The Customer pays the amount as written on our invoice. This value includes shipping, administration fees and insurance costs. Payments can be made via Paypal to our account in the name of MFP Trading in Barendrecht, the Netherlands. · Cash at delivery (only for The Netherlands). The Customer pays the amount as written on our invoice. This value includes shipping, administration fees and insurance costs. Payments can be made cash on delivery; this is only possible in the Netherlands.

Article 4 Delivery

4.1 MFP Trading will deliver the goods after 2 or 3 weeks after the receipt of the payment. 

4.2 The order is shipped to the shipping address as supplied by the Customer when the agreement is completed.

Article 5 Ownership

5.1 The ownership of products is passed, to the Customer when they have fulfilled their obligations with regard to the agreement. The risk with regard to the products is passed to the Customer at the moment MFP Trading places the products at the disposal of the delivering party. MFP Trading offers the facility to ship the goods insured. The insurance costs are listed on the internet site and will be charged to the Customer. Any return shipments to MFP Trading is at the risk and costs of the Customer and must be accompanied by a written statement explaining the reasons of the return.

Article 6 Return of products

6.1 The Customer is obliged to thoroughly check upon delivery whether the products meet the agreement. The Customer must take into account small size and colour differences of the products compared to those displayed on the internet site. If a product does not satisfy the agreement, the Customer must inform MFP Trading in writing as soon as possible, but in any case within seven (7) working days after delivery, or as soon as checking could reasonably be performed.

6.2 If it is evident products do not meet the agreement, MFP Trading has the option to replace the specific products upon their receipt by new products or return the invoiced value of the returned products.

6.3 If the Customer does not wish to keep a product for any reason, the Customer is entitled to return the product to MFP Trading within seven (7) days after delivery took place. In this case return shipments are only accepted if the products are not damaged or used.

6.4 If the Customer uses his/her right to return articles as mentioned in the above paragraph, MFP Trading will repay the amount the Customer paid to MFP Trading within fourteen (14) days after receiving the return shipment. The Customer is responsible for the costs of the shipment and holds the risk of returning products until MFP Trading has received them.

Article 7 Guarantee and liability

7.1 MFP Trading offers a three month guarantee on all purchased articles. This guarantee does not apply if damage is due to normal wear and tear as well as in any of the following cases: inexpert use, malice or gross inattention, water damage, freezing and spoiling.

7.2 MFP Trading can never be obliged to pay any compensation to the Customer or third party, unless it is a question of malice or major fault on MFP Trading’s part. MFP Trading may never be held responsible for collateral damage, damage to business, indirect damage and loss of profit or turnover.

7.3 If MFP Trading is obliged for any reason to make good any damage the compensation is never more than the amount on the invoice for the product or service that caused the damage.

7.4 On its internet site MFP Trading offers links to other internet sites that may be interesting or informative for its visitors. These links are purely informative. MFP Trading is not responsible for the contents of the referenced internet site or the use of it.

Article 8 Force majeure

8.1 In case of force majeure MFP Trading is not obliged to honour its obligations to the Customer or the obligation is held up for as long as the force majeure lasts.

8.2 Force majeure is any circumstance MFP Trading has no control over, preventing MFP Trading from honouring its obligations towards the Customer fully or partially. These circumstances include strike, fire, business disturbance, energy supply faults, non-delivery or not-in-time delivery by suppliers or other called in third parties and the absence of any government issued license. Disturbances in a (telecommunication) network or used communication systems as well as the unavailability of the internet site at any time are also understood by Force majeure.

Article 9 Intellectual property

9.1 The Customer recognizes explicitly that all right of intellectual property of the reported information, graphics, announcements or other expressions regarding the products, the inspiration and the internet site in general are vested in MFP Trading, its suppliers or other rightful claimants.

9.2 Intellectual property includes patents, copyright, trademarks, graphical and modeling rights and other (intellectual property) rights, including technical and/or commercial know how, methods and design, both charterable and not charterable.

9.3 It is prohibited to use, including making adaptations, intellectual property rights as described in this article, such as duplication, without the explicit preceding written permission of MFP Trading, her suppliers or other rightful claimants, unless the use is purely personal in relation to the product itself.

Article 10 Privacy

10.1 All data provided by the Customer, is strictly confidential and will be used for the following purposes: * processing the order, the payment of the order and delivery to the provided delivery address * advancing the user friendliness of the internet site * facilitating personal offers and providing relevant information or newsletters

10.2 MFP Trading observes the applicable privacy rules and laws.

10.3 MFP Trading does not provide customer data to third parties.

Article 11 Applicable law en competent court

11.1 Dutch law is exclusively applicable to all rights, obligations, offers, orders and agreements to which these General Terms and Conditions apply as well as these General Conditions and Terms.

11.2 The applicability of The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is explicitly disqualified.

11.3 All disputes between parties will be exclusively propounded to the competent court in the Netherlands.

Article 12 Various

12.1 MFP Trading has its seat at Eurekaweg 12, 2991 ZB Barendrecht, The Netherlands and is registered at the Chamber of Commerce Rotterdam, registration number 24371244. The VAT-identification number is NL813900670B01.

12.2 All correspondence should be address to MFP Trading, Eurekaweg 12, 2991 ZB Barendrecht, The Netherlands or to the email address on the internet site.

12.3 When MFP Trading has permitted departures for a short or longer period of time, tacitly or not, it does not affect its right to require direct and strict fulfilment of these General Terms and Conditions. The Customer does not have any claim based on the fact MFP Trading has flexibly applied these General Terms and Conditions.