Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions of Groth AG for Purchases or Services over the Internet Site wwfstamp.com
Version as of February 26, 2006

§1 Scope of General Terms and Conditions
§2 Registration
§3 Effectiveness of Contract
§4 Delivery and Costs
§5 Reservation of Title
§6 Payment Conditions, Fee for late Payment
§7 Cancellation
§8 Customs Duties , VAT
§9 Address
§10 Data Protection
§11 Liability
§12 Applicable Law and Jurisdiction


§1 Scope of General Terms and Conditions


(1) These general terms and condition apply to all customer relationships and transactions between

Groth AG
WWF STAMP SHOP
Gewerbestrasse 19, Postfach 167
CH-6314 Unterägeri (Schweiz)
Tel: + 41 41 750 45 72
Fax: + 41 41 750 53 55

(hereinafter: "wwfstamp.com") and its customers (hereinafter the "Customer") in the corresponding current version at the time of contract.

(2) The general terms and conditions of wwfstamp.com are exclusively applicable. The customer has accepted the general terms and conditions in connection with his registration. Customer's contradicting or deviating terms and conditions are not accepted, except that wwfstamp.com accepts them expressly in writing on a case to case basis.


§2 Registration

(1) Each order of goods requires a prior registration by the customer at wwfstamp.com. A multiple registration under different names and addresses is forbidden. The customer is permitted access by wwfstamp.com to its system upon successful registration.

(2) wwfstamp.com may revoke the registration at any time and without giving a reason therefore. wwfstamp.com is entitled in such case to block the user name and password immediately.


§3 Effectiveness of Contract

(1) The contract becomes effective when wwfstamp.com confirms the customer's order by an order confirmation. The order confirmation contains the essential content of the customer order.

(2) wwfstamp.com is additionally entitled (in individual cases) to enter into the contract with the condition precedent of prepayment of the purchase price (including delivery costs) in cash or by credit card.


§4 Delivery and Costs

(1) wwfstamp.com will deliver the ordered goods to the customer at the indicated address as quickly as possible.

(2) wwfstamp.com will execute the order as quickly as possible after its receipt. The delivery of the ordered goods occurs presently within 20 working days. On average, the delivery takes 30 working days after the receipt of the order and its acceptance.

(3) Delivery costs are borne by the customer.

§5 Reservation of Title

(1) wwfstamp.com reserves the title to the purchased goods until receipt of the full payment of the purchase price and delivery costs.


§6 Payment Conditions, Fee for late Payment

(1) Against invoice, payable within 30 days.

(2) By credit cards: MasterCard, VISA.

(3) By prepayment.

(4) PayPal
(5) Moneybookers

(6) Contract and payment currency is CHF or EUR.

(7) Prepayment in cash or by credit card in individual cases (cf. §3 para.1 ).

(8) In case of late payment (default), a late payment fee of CHF 5.-- plus interest of 5% is charged. Additional claims for enforcement, in particular attorney or debt collection agency fees, are expressly reserved.

§7 Cancellation

(1) The customer is entitled to cancel his order in writing without reasons within 14 days after the receipt of the ordered goods (e.g., by letter, e-mail) or by returning the ordered goods to wwfstamp.com. This period begins the earliest upon receipt of the goods. The cancellation period is observed by timely sending the cancellation notice or dispatching the goods. The cancellation notice must be in writing and addressed to

GROTH AG
Gewerbestrasse 19, Postfach 167
CH-6314 Unterägeri (Schweiz)

or by e-mail to info@wwfstamp.com. The return address is indicated on the invoice. The customer carries the burden of proof for dispatching of the to be returned goods.

(2) The customer undertakes to return the received goods in the case of a valid cancellation. In case that the customer can return the delivered goods only in part or in whole or in a damaged condition, the customer must reimburse wwfstamp.com for the reduced value thereof. In case that the customer has paid the purchase price, wwfstamp.com is entitled to deduct the reduced value from the repayment amount. In individual cases, the reduced value may amount to the paid purchase price.

(3) The customer bears the cost for the return of the goods, unless the delivered goods or services do not correspond with ordered goods or services.

(4) In return, wwfstamp.com will repay the already paid purchase price to the customer. wwfstamp.com retains the purchase price until the complete return of the goods.


§8 Customs Duties , VAT

(1) The customer bears import duties which may be levied upon import in countries outside of Switzerland. The customer undertakes to comply with all custom requirements and pay all import duties and fees. Import duties are not delivery costs.

(2)For deliveries within Switzerland, the value added tax (VAT) of 8% will be charged. In case of export, the stated purchase price is net excluding VAT.

§9 Address

(1) Business address:

GROTH AG
Gewerbestrasse 19, Postfach 167
CH-6314 Unterägeri (Schweiz)
Tel: +41 41 750 45 72
Fax: +41 41 750 53 55



§10 Data Protection

(1) All data necessary for the transaction with the customer are stored and guarded in strict compliance with the corresponding statutory regulations. All personal data are kept confidential.

(2) The customer has the right at all times to request free of charge information, correction, blocking or deletion of the stored data. Please contact us at info@wwfstamp.com or send us your requests by mail or telefax.

§11 Liability

(1) wwfstamp.com will correct any defects or provide for replacement delivery if the delivered goods are defective at the time of transfer of risks. If a replacement delivery is not possible, the customer can request the reduction of the purchase price or at his choice cancel the purchase order.

(2) Our liability for own faults is limited to intent and gross negligence. The liability is limited in all cases to the amount of the purchase price. This does not apply if specific warranties were made which are subsequently lacking.

§12 Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

(1) Swiss substantive law applies exclusively (under the express exclusion of the Vienna Convention on the Sale of Goods and without regard to principles of conflict of laws).

(2) Place of jurisdiction for all claims in connection with your order is Unteraegeri / Zug (Switzerland).

(3) wwfstamp.com is however entitled to sue the customer before the courts of his seat/domicile.

(4) The unenforceability of single provisions does not affect the enforceability of the agreement or these general terms and condition.

*: incl. VAT, plus shipping