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General Conditions


General Conditions for the Atex explosionproof Webshop

1. Applicability

1.1. These General Conditions are applicable to all transactions of Technotrading Schiedam BV trading as

1.2. From the provisions stated in these General Conditions can only be deviated if this is explicitely agreed in writing and in which case the other provisions of these conditions remain in full force.

1.3. General Conditions handled by the buyer are not applicable unless explicitely written agreed by Technotrading Schiedam BV.

1.4. The term "Buyer" shall mean any natural or legal person that is or will be in a contractual relationship of any kind with Technotrading Schiedam BV.

1.5. Technotrading Schiedam BV reserves the right to change or supplement the General Conditions from time to time.

1.6. By using the website of Technotrading Schiedam BV and/or placing an order, the Buyer accepts these General Conditions and any other rights and obligations as stated on the website.

1.7. Technotrading Schiedam BV is authorized to use a third party in the execution of an agreement with the Buyer.


2. Offers and provisional agreements

2.1. Offers or quotations should be regarded as an invitation to potential buyers to make an offer. Technotrading Schiedam BV is in no way bound to this, unless it is clearly written and recorded. The acceptance of the invitation of an offer by the potential Buyer leads only to an establishment of an agreement if the other provisions of this Article are satisfied.

2.2. Offers are valid while supplies last.

2.3. A personalized offer is valid for two (2) weeks, unless a different period is stated on the offer.

2.4. An offer from the potential Buyer as specified in Article 2.1 is deemed to be made in one of the following circumstances:

    1. the potential Buyer has expressed explicitly by telephone a specific product and/or service to receive;
    2. an offer is signed by the Buyer and received by Technotrading Schiedam BV in case a personalized offer was made by Technotrading Schiedam BV.

2.5. An agreement is established at the time an order is delivered to the Buyer or, in case the offer is done through the website, an e-mail was sent to the email address specified by the Buyer. This Agreement may be revoked by Technotrading Schiedam BV in case the Buyer does not meet the conditions or has met in the past. In that case, Technotrading Schiedam BV will inform Buyer within ten (10) days after receipt of the order.

2.6. Buyer and Technotrading Schiedam BV expressly agree that by using electronic communication a valid agreement is established as soon as the conditions in Article 2.4 and 2.5 are satisfied. In particular, the lack of a signature does not affect the binding force of the offer and its acceptance. The electronic files of Techno Trading Schiedam BV apply here, in so far as the law allows, as a presumption of evidence.

2.7. Information, images, oral communications, statements, etc. regarding all items and the main characteristics of the products that are provided by telephone or e-mail are displayed or described as accurately as possible. Technotrading Schiedam BV does not guarantee that all offers and products are consistent with the provided information. Deviations can not lead to compensation and/or dissolution.


3. Prices

3.1. All prices are expressed in euros, in accordance with legal regulations, and are excluding sales tax.

3.2. Special offers are valid while supplies last.

3.3. The Buyer must pay the price that Technotrading Schiedam BV has confirmed and communicated in accordance with Article 2.5 of these conditions. Obvious (manipulation) errors in the price, such as obvious inaccuracies, can even after the completion of the agreement be corrected by Technotrading Schiedam BV.

3.4. Delivery costs are not included in the price. For certain payment methods further conditions relating to the delivery method and the associated costs are applicable. This will be clearly communicated to the Buyer.

3.5. If the prices for the products and services have increased in the period between the order and the execution, the Buyer may cancel or dissolve the order or the delivery within ten (10) days after notice of the increase by Technotrading Schiedam BV. Price increases imposed by statutes such as raising the VAT rate may per definition be implemented. The Buyer shall in all cases first be informed by Technotrading Schiedam BV.


4. Payment

4.1 Orders through the website can be paid in the following ways:

    1. via iDeal
    2. prepayment
    3. invoice

Technotrading Schiedam BV may extend the payment options in the future. Other payment options will be made known through the internet site.

4.2 Payment via invoice can only be used if the conditions of such methods, including a check on the creditworthiness and authentication and authorization of the potential buyer, are met.

4.3 In case a payment period is agreed by Technotrading Schiedam BV, it holds that by the mere expiry of this period the Buyer is in default. Payment can only be agreed in writing under then to agreed conditions.

4.4 Failure or late payment by the Buyer is the day on which the payment should have occurred to the date of full payment on the outstanding interest of 1.00% per month, where a commenced month will be counted for a full month.

4.5 The Buyer is accountable for all costs incurred by Technotrading Schiedam BV due to the non compliance by the Buyer of its(payment) obligations.

4.6 In case of late payment, Technotrading Schiedam BV is authorized to dissolve the agreement with immediate effect or to suspend (further) delivery until such time as the Buyer's payment has been fully achieved, the payment of interest and costs included.

4.7 In case of a debit authorization, this will be performed before the products are sent.


5. Delivery and delivery time

5.1 Orders are delivered as quickly as possible. In principle Technotrading Schiedam BV aims to send orders placed before 15.00 on a business day on the same day. The deadline is 7 days after receipt of the order, excluding prepayments, noting that the final delivery is 7 days after receipt of payment. The Buyer will be informed by Technotrading Schiedam BV if delivery takes longer than 7 days. The Buyer has the right (unless otherwise agreed) to dissolve the purchase agreement after 30 days. Crediting of the purchase price will take place within 30 days. Delivery time is listed as an indication, therefore, no rights can be derived. Technotrading Schiedam BV can mention more information on delivery times on the internet site or in writing. However, such information is only indicative.

5.2 If a product is temporarily out of stock, Technotrading Schiedam BV will announce when the product will be available again. Technotrading Schiedam BV strives to announce delays to the Buyer within one workday through e-mail or by telephone.

5.3 Deliveries will be made at the address specified by the Buyer at the establishment of the contract.

5.4 Once the products to be delivered are provided at the specified delivery address, the risk concerning these products is transferred to the Buyer.

5.5 Pick up is possible on weekdays between 09.00 and 17.00.


6. Returning

6.1 The buyer is obliged to inspect the products immediately after delivery.


7. Satisfaction Warranty

7.1. When purchasing products, the Buyer has the opportunity to dissolve the contract without giving any reason for at least fourteen (14) days. This period starts the day after receipt of the product by or on behalf of the Buyer. During this period, the Buyer (or receiver on behalf of the Buyer) must treat the product and packaging carefully. He will only unpack the product as far as needed to assess whether he wishes to keep the product. If he exercises his right of withdrawal, he will return the product with all accessories and - if reasonably possible - in its original condition and packaging to Technotrading Schiedam BV, according to the reasonable and clear instructions provided byTechnotrading Schiedam BV.

7.2 Technotrading Schiedam BV is not liable for any damage, theft or loss, including that what is created by returning the packaging or product.

7.3 The cost of returning the product shall be borne by the Buyer.

7.4 If the Buyer has used the right of withdrawal as mentioned in the previous paragraph, Technotrading Schiedam BV takes care of the reimbursement of the paid amount by the Buyer within 30 days.


8. Retention

8.1 Ownership of the property is passed to the Buyer, notwithstanding the actual delivery, after he has completely fulfilled all conditions specified under any agreement with Technotrading Schiedam BV, including payment of interest and costs, previous or later deliveries and possible proceedings performed or to be performed regarding the products.

8.2 The Buyer may, before the property is transferred, not tax, sell, resell, transfer or otherwise burden the products.


9. Warranty and liability

9.1 If a product ordered through becomes defective during the warranty period you can return the product to us, or we will get the product at your site and ensure the prosecution of the repair.

9.2 Technotrading Schiedam BV is never required to pay any compensation to the Buyer or others, unless there is intention or gross negligence from her side. Technotrading Schiedam BV has no liability for consequential- or tradingdamage, indirect damage and lost profits or turnover.

9.3 If Technotrading Schiedam BV, for whatever reason, is obliged to compensate any damage then that compensation will never exceed an amount equal to the invoice value of the product or service to which the damage was caused.

9.4 Notwithstanding the provisions of this article, there can be no question of a guarantee if the wear can be considered as normal, and furthermore in the following cases:

    1. if changes to the product are made, including repairs not authorized by Technotrading Schiedam BV or the manufacturer;
    2. if the original invoice can not be submitted, is altered or made illegible;
    3. if defects are the result of improper use;
    4. if damage is caused by intent, gross negligence or improper maintenance.

9.5 The Buyer is obliged to safeguard Technotrading Schiedam BV from any possible claim by third parties regarding the implementation of the agreement against Technotrading Schiedam BV, as far as the law does not preclude the damages and costs to be borne by the Buyer.

9.6 It is possible that Technotrading Schiedam BV links to other Internet sites on its website, that may be interesting or informative for the visitor. Such links are purely informative. Technotrading Schiedam BV is not responsible for the content of the website referred to or the use that can be derived from it.


10. Circumstances outside one's control

10.1 In case of circumstances outside one's control, Technotrading Schiedam BV is not required to meet the obligations to the seller, or the obligation is suspended for the duration of the force.

10.2 Circumstances outside one's control include any circumstances beyond its control which prevent fulfilling the obligations towards the Buyer partially or completely. Those circumstances include strikes, fires, business disturbances, power failures, failures in (telecommunications) networks or connections or communications and/or at any time unavailability from the website, non or late delivery by suppliers or other third parties and the lack of any governmental issued license.


11. Intellectual property

11.1 The Buyer acknowledges that all intellectual property rights to the information, communications or other expressions relating to the products and/or the website of Technotrading Schiedam BV, its suppliers or other claimants lie with Technotrading Schiedam BV.

11.2 Intellectual property includes patents, copyrights, trademarks, designs and design rights and/or other (intellectual property) rights, including whether or not patentable technical and/or commercial know-how, methods and concepts.

11.3 The Buyer is prohibited to use or make changes in the intellectual property rights as described in this article, such as reproductionwithout explicit prior written consent of Technotrading Schiedam BV, its suppliers or other claimants unless this is for private use of the product itself.


12. Personal data

12.1 The information the Buyer enters on the websites of Technotrading Schiedam BV will be used only for processing your order or for sending requested information. The information is not passed to third parties.


13. Applicable law and competent court

13.1 All offers and agreements are governed exclusively by Dutch law.

13.2 The applicability of the CISG is explicitly excluded.


14. Miscellaneous

14.1 Technotrading Schiedam BV is situated at Fokkerstraat 475, 3125 BD in Schiedam, and is registered at the Chamber of Commerce Rotterdam 2488290. The VAT identification number is NL815185133B01. Please send all correspondence regarding these Conditions to Technotrading Schiedam BV at the above address or e-mail address:

14.2 The Technotrading Schiedam BV customer service is available for information on office hours by telephone: 010-2620844.

14.3 Technotrading Schiedam BV aims to answer received e-mails the same day.