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The following Terms & Conditions are a translation of the Conditions Générales de Vente. Only the French text shall prevail in the event of a dispute.

 

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

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ARTICLE 1 – PURPOSE

MAHA, Les Nouveaux Papiers SAS (hereinafter “MAHA SAS”) offers several types of products and services through its site impressionoriginale.com.

These activities are carried out under the trademark “IMPRESSION ORIGINALE” and are operated by the impressionoriginale.com website, operated by MAHA SAS. The website www.impressionoriginale.com is open to all users of the Internet (hereinafter “the Customer (s)”).

The MAHA SAS company’s activity is the creation and distribution of fine art paper and, in particular, gift wrap or high-quality wrapping paper, or any other packaging and decorative element. It is also active in the sale of ribbon and passementerie products on its website. The purpose of these General Terms and Conditions of MAHA SAS is to define the rights and obligations of the parties in connection with the sale of IMPRESSION ORIGINALE products to the Customers of the impressionoriginale.com website. They apply, without limitation or reservation, to all sales of the products offered by MAHA SAS on its site impressionoriginale.com (hereinafter the “Site” or “the Website”). Any order placed on the impressionoriginale.com Site implies acceptance of these General Terms and Conditions, which the Customer acknowledges to have taken knowledge of, understood and accepted in full knowledge of the facts.

The present Terms and Conditions are the English translation of the original French version, being the only one valid. The Customer has the faculty to save and print them.

MAHA SAS reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice, provided that such modifications will be inapplicable to reservations and orders previously accepted and confirmed by the Customer.

These Terms and Conditions express the full obligations of the parties and apply to the exclusion of all other conditions. They are accessible on the impressionoriginale.com website and will prevail, as the case may be, on any other version or other contradictory document.

MAHA SAS and the Customer agree that these Terms and Conditions govern their relations exclusively. They will be applicable as soon as they are put online. The essential features and prices of products sold electronically are available on the Site.


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ARTICLE 2 – COMPUTER NETWORK  

MAHA SAS will make its best efforts to ensure access to the Website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but can not be held responsible for interruptions, unavailability or lack of reliability of the Internet.


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ARTICLE 3 – ORDER  

The Customer has the possibility to place her/his order online, from the online catalog, for any product, within the limit of available stocks. In case of unavailability of a product ordered, the Customer will be informed by e-mail. In order for the order to be validated, the Customer must accept, by clicking in the indicated place, the present Terms and Conditions. She/He must also choose the address and mode of delivery, and finally validate the method of payment. The sale will be considered final after sending to the Customer the confirmation of the acceptance of the order by MAHA SAS by e-mail and after receipt by MAHA SAS of the full price. All orders are worth accepting prices and descriptions of products available for sale. Any dispute on this point will be made in the context of a possible exchange and the guarantees mentioned below. In certain cases, including non-payment, partial payment or payment incident, or in case of fraud or attempted fraud relating to the use of the Site, erroneous address or other problem on the Customer’s account, MAHA SAS reserves the right to block the Customer’s order until the problem is solved.  For any question relating to the follow-up of an order, the Customer must send an e-mail to the following address:

contact@impressionoriginale.com.

When the Customer confirms her/his order by clicking on the icon “Validate your payment”, he is considered as having accepted knowingly the content and the conditions of the order in question and in particular these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, all shipping and handling charges. In addition, you remain responsible for any taxes that may be applicable to your Transactions.

MAHA SAS will then confirm this order by sending an e-mail to the Customer. Therefore, in the event of an incorrect entry of the e-mail address concerned, or of non-receipt of the order confirmation e-mail, MAHA SAS can not be held liable. In this case the sale will be considered final, except in the case of cancellation of the order by MAHA SAS, in particular for unavailability of the products. The Client may nevertheless exercise her/his right of withdrawal under the conditions provided for in Article 11 of these Terms and Conditions.


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ARTICLE 4 – PRODUCT INFORMATION 

The products governed by the present Terms and Conditions are those which appear on the Site and which are indicated as sold and sent by MAHA SAS under the trademark IMPRESSION ORIGINALE. They are offered within the limit of available stocks. The products are described and presented with the greatest possible accuracy. However, if errors or omissions may have occurred in connection with this presentation, MAHA SAS could not be held liable. The photographs of the products are not contractual.


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ARTICLE 5 – PRICES & TAXES

MAHA SAS reserves the right to modify its prices at any time but undertakes to apply the rates in effect indicated at the time of the order, subject to availability on this date. Prices are quoted in Euros. They do not take account of the delivery costs, invoiced in addition, and indicated before the validation of the order. The prices take account of the VAT applicable on the day of the order and any change of the rate applicable VAT will be automatically reflected on the price of the products of the online shop. Payment of the full price must be made at the time of the order. At no time, the sums paid can not be considered as a deposit or installments. If one or more taxes or contributions, in particular environmental taxes, were to be created or changed, either up or down, this change could be passed on to the selling price of the products.

When shopping inside the European Union, your total price will include the price of the product plus the French VAT applicable on online sales; such sales tax is based on the shipping address and the sales French VAT rate in effect at the time you purchase the product.

When shopping outside the European Union, your total price will not include VAT. In this case, the Customer is responsible for any tax she/he may owe to the State indicated on the shipping address, applicable to her/his Transactions.


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ARTICLE 6 – PAYMENT

The placing of the order implies a settlement of the Customer. Payment of purchases is made exclusively in Euros and is made in full on the day of the actual order. To settle the order, the Customer has at her/his choice all the payment methods made available to her/him by MAHA SAS and listed on the Site. Any payment will be processed by a secure data encryption procedure so that no information transmitted by the Client is intercepted by third parties. The Customer guarantees to MAHA SAS that it has the necessary authorizations to use the method of payment chosen by her/him, when validating the order form. MAHA SAS can not be held responsible for any fraudulent use of the means of payment used.


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ARTICLE 7 – AVAILABILITY OF PRODUCTS  

Except in case of force majeure or during the closing periods of the online shop which are clearly listed on the FAQ page of the Site, the delivery times will be, within the limits of the available stocks, those indicated below.


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ARTICLE 8 – DELIVERY  

Shipping terms run from the date of registration of the order indicated on the confirmation email of the order. Delivery times and costs vary depending on the country of destination and the weight of the package. For deliveries to Metropolitan France, the deadline is 1 to 4 working days from the day following the day on which the Customer placed his order and according to the mode of delivery chosen.  The ordered products are delivered in France according to the following terms: Colissimo 1-3 working days / TNT +1 working day / Mondial Relay 3-4 working days. For international deliveries, the deadline is 8 to 21 working days from the day following the day on which the Customer placed her/his order, depending on the carrier and the country of destination. However, delays are only indicative delays for postal services and MAHA SAS can not be held responsible for delays in the delivery of deliveries beyond its control. The Customer can follow the progress of the processing of his order in the space «Follow-up of my order» of the heading «My account». The products are delivered to the address indicated by the Customer on the order form, the Customer will have to ensure its accuracy. In case of error in the recipient’s contact details, MAHA SAS can not be held liable. Any parcel returned to MAHA SAS due to an incorrect or incomplete delivery address will be redirected at the expense of the Customer. If, at the time of delivery, the original packaging is damaged, torn open, the Customer must then check the condition of the items. If they have been damaged, the Customer must refuse the parcel and note a reserve on the delivery note (parcel refused because opened or damaged). This verification is considered to have been carried out when the Customer, or a person authorized by her/him, has signed the delivery note.


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ARTICLE 9 – DELIVERY ERRORS

The Customer must make a complaint to MAHA SAS on the very day of the delivery or at the latest on the first working day following the delivery, any claim of error of delivery and / or non-conformity of products in kind or quality indications on the order form. Any claims made beyond this deadline will be rejected. The complaint must be made by e-mail to the following address contact@impressionoriginale.com to assert the problem of delivery. Any complaint not made in the rules defined above and in the time allowed will not be taken into account and will absolve MAHA SAS of any responsibility towards the Customer.


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ARTICLE 10 – RISK TRANSFER

The ownership of the thing sold is transferred to the Customer as soon as the parties agree on the thing and the price. Consequently, the transfer of ownership of the products and the risks of loss and deterioration related thereto is carried out, at the Customer’s expense, upon acceptance of the order form by MAHA SAS. Delivery shall be deemed to have been effected upon delivery of the goods ordered by MAHA SAS to the carrier.


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ARTICLE 11 – RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL

The Customer is responsible for checking the status of the products at the time of delivery. In accordance with the French laws and regulations, the Customer has a maximum period of 14 days from the day after receipt of the products or their withdrawal, to notify MAHA SAS that she/he renounces her/his purchase without having to give any reason. Any complaint made outside this period can not be accepted.

In case of return of the products, it is advisable for the Customer to inform the Customer Service by e-mail to the following address: contact@impressionoriginale.com.

The costs and risks associated with the return of the product (s) are borne by the Customer, except in the case of defective product. In this case, the Customer must contact the Customer Service as soon as possible and before returning the products. The products must imperatively be returned perfectly protected, with the labels, in their original packaging, in a perfect state of resale and accompanied by the reference of the order to the following address:

LOGISSEO IOR, 12 avenue Jean Joxé M.I.N. – Building D 49100 ANGERS – France

Any item returned incomplete, damaged or obviously made use of, cannot be taken back by MAHA SAS. The return of the products in perfect condition will allow the Customer for a refund equal to the purchase price of the product(s) purchased, by credit of the bank account of the Customer who placed the order, within a maximum period of fourteen days from the date on which MAHA SAS is informed of the decision of the Customer to retract or until recovery of the products if this period is longer. MAHA SAS does not offer an exchange. The Customer must return the unsuitable product and order a new article on the Site.


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ARTICLE 12 – CUSTOMER SERVICE

For any information, complaint about the products of the Site, question or advice, each Customer must contact the Customer Service. The Customer Service is accessible by email: contact@impressionoriginale.com, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm (GMT + 1).


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ARTICLE 13 – FORCE MAJEURE

Any circumstances beyond the control of the parties preventing the normal execution of their obligations shall be regarded as grounds for exemption from the obligations of the parties and shall lead to their suspension. The party invoking the circumstances referred to above shall immediately notify the other party of their occurrence and of their disappearance. All acts or circumstances irresistible, external to the parties, unforeseeable, inevitable, independent of the will of the parties and which can not be prevented by the parties, in spite of all reasonable efforts, shall be regarded as force majeure. Expressly, force majeure or unforeseeable circumstances are considered, in addition to those usually adopted by the jurisprudence of the French courts and tribunals: the blocking of means of transport or of supplies, earthquakes, fires, storms, floods, Lightning, shutdown of telecommunication networks or difficulties specific to telecommunication networks external to customers. The parties will come together to examine the impact of the event and to agree on the conditions under which the performance of the contract will be continued. If the case of force majeure has a duration of more than three months, these Terms and Conditions may be terminated by the aggrieved party.


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ARTICLE 14 – PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

The content of the Site (technical documents, illustrations, photographs, etc.) remains the property of MAHA SAS or our licensors and are  protected by copyright, trademark and/or other proprietary rights and laws. The Customer agrees not to sell, license, rent, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, modify or create derivative works from any content or materials on the Site. Customers undertake not to make any use of this content, any total or partial reproduction of this content is strictly prohibited and is liable to constitute an offense of counterfeiting.


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ARTICLE 15 – COMPUTERS AND FREEDOMS

The personal data provided by the Customer are necessary for the processing of his order and the preparation of invoices. They may be communicated to the partners of MAHA SAS responsible for the execution, processing, management and payment of orders. The processing of the information communicated via the Site impressionoriginale.com has been the subject of a declaration with the CNIL. In accordance with the “Informatique et Libertés” Law of 6 January 1978 as amended, the Client has the right of permanent access, modification, rectification and opposition concerning the information concerning him, which he can exercise in addressing contact@impressionoriginale.com.

MAHA SAS may use cookies, consisting of a low volume file containing data, such as a unique identifier, transmitted by MAHA SAS to the Customer’s browser and stored on its hard disk. These cookies allow, during each visit of the Customer on the Site, to carry out global statistical studies on the audience of the Site, to identify the Customer if necessary, to study the navigation and the route of the Client within the different headings of the Site in order to personalize and improve the Site in terms of organization, display and content.

The Client may refuse the installation and use of these cookies by configuring her/his browser. Customers are however informed that access to certain services and / or sections of the Site may in this case be altered, if not impossible.


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ARTICLE 16 – NON-PARTIAL VALIDATION

If one or more of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are held to be invalid or declared to be invalid by law, regulation or as a result of a final decision of a competent court, the other stipulations shall retain their full force and their scope.


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ARTICLE 17 – NO WAIVER

The fact that one of the parties does not avail itself of a breach by the other party of any of the obligations referred to in these Terms and Conditions can not be interpreted for the future as a waiver of the obligation in question.


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SECTION 18 – TITLE

In case of difficulty of interpretation between any of the titles at the head of the clauses, and any of the clauses, the titles will be declared non-existent.


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ARTICLE 19 – LANGUAGE OF CONTRACT

These Terms and Conditions are originally in French, only the French text shall prevail in the event of a dispute.


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ARTICLE 20 – MEDIATION  

The Customer may have recourse to conventional mediation, in particular to the Consumer Mediation Commission or to the existing sectoral mediation bodies, or to any alternative means of dispute settlement (conciliation, for example) in case of dispute.  ARTICLE 21 – APPLICABLE LAW  These General Conditions of Sale are exclusively subject to French law. In the absence of a friendly settlement, any dispute relating to their validity, interpretation or enforcement shall be referred to the competent courts. 


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LEGAL NOTICE

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The website www.impressionoriginale.com is published by MAHA, Les Nouveaux Papiers SAS, with registered capital of 3,500 euros, whose office address is 9 rue d’Anjou 49100 ANGERS, France, registered at the French Commercial Register Companies of Angers under number 819 960 576. The intra-Community VAT number is FR55819960576.

To contact MAHA, the Nouveaux Papiers SAS or for any question concerning the Site www.impressionoriginale.com, you can send an e-mail to the following address: contact@impressionoriginale.com.

The editor is Mathilde HABERT.

The Site is hosted by OVH.

This Site has been the subject of a declaration with the French National Commission of Informatics and Liberties (CNIL), registered under the number 1998112.

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