This page (together with the documents referred to in it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of my website [GOTHIC-LOLITA-EMPORIUM.NL] (my site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using my site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using my site.

Information about me

[GOTHIC-LOLITA-EMPORIUM.NL] is a site operated by [CHRISTEL BRANIFF] (“Me”). I am registered in the Netherlands under company number [32135797] and company name [CHRISTEL’S SEWING BOX]. I have my registered office in [ALMERE]. My main trading address is in [ALMERE].

[I am regulated by [KvK Flevoland] in the Netherlands.]

Accessing my site

Access to my site is permitted on a temporary basis, and I reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service I provide on my site without notice (see below). I will not be liable if for any reason my site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, I may restrict access to some parts of my site, or my entire site, to users who have registered with me.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of my security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. I have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by me, at any time, if in my opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

When using my site, you must comply with the provisions of my acceptable use policy.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to my site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access my site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual property rights

I am the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in my 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.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from my site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on my site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

My status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on my site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on my site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from me or my licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of my site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use my site will cease immediately and you must, at my option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on my site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. I therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to my site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

My site changes regularly

I aim to update my site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, I may suspend access to my site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on my site may be out of date at any given time, and I am under no obligation to update such material.

My liability

The material displayed on my site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, I hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with my site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of my site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time;

and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect my liability for death or personal injury arising from my negligence, nor my liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to my site

I process information about you in accordance with my privacy policy. By using my site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Transactions concluded through my site

Contracts for the supply of [goods OR services OR information] formed through my site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by my terms and conditions of supply.

Uploading material to my site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to my site, or to make contact with other users of my site, you must comply with the content standards set out in my acceptable use policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to my site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and I have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. I also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to my site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

I will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of my site.

I have the right to remove any material or posting you make on my site if, in my opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in my acceptable use policy.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse my site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to my site, the server on which my site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to my site. You must not attack my site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence. I will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and I will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use my site will cease immediately.

I will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of my site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to my site

You may link to my home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage my reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on my part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

My site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of my site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in my acceptable use policy.

If you wish to make any use of material on my site other than that set out above, please address your request to [CHRISTEL@GOTHIC-LOLITA-EMPORIUM.NL].

Links from my site

Where my site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. I have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The Dutch courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to my site although I retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of The Netherlands.

Variations

I may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes I made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on my site.

Terms and Conditions of Supply

The procedure which will be followed when purchasing goods or services from Christel is as follows:

1. Using the contact form on the site the customer will place their order, provide their delivery address and requirements.

2. Christel will calculate the packaging and postage costs and inform the customer how much in total they need to pay and provide details of where payment must be sent

3. The customer will transfer the total costs to Christel

4. Once the payment is received Christel will post the goods and provide the customer with the postage ‘tracking number’ and instructions on how to follow this

It should be noted that Christel does not accept responsibility for delays in transportation. The postage company alone is wholly responsible for the delivery of the goods. The customer must also be aware that all prices quoted on the website include value added sales tax but exclude packaging and postage costs.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on my site, please contact [CHRISTEL@GOTHIC-LOLITA-EMPORIUM.NL].

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