Terms & Conditions
 

Terms & Conditions for the
LOCABIKES.COM online shop

 

1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

  1. These Terms and Conditions shall govern all use of the locabikes.com online Shop by all Users.
  2. The Terms and Conditions stated herein set forth: the conditions of concluding and terminating Product Sales Agreements, the course of the complaints procedure as well as the type and scope of electronic services rendered through the locabikes.com online Shop, the conditions of rendering the electronic services and the conditions for concluding and terminating electronic services agreements.
  3. By using the Electronic Services available through the Shop located at locabikes.com, the User agrees to be legally bound and to abide by these Terms and Conditions.
  4. To all matters not settled herein the following provisions of Polish law shall apply:
    • Act on Rendering Electronic Services of 18 July, 2002,
    • Consumer Rights Act of 30 May 2014,
    • Act on Out-of-court Settlement of Consumer Disputes of 23 September 2016,
    • Provisions of the Civil Code Act of 23 April, 1964 and all other applicable provisions of Polish law.

 

2. DEFINITIONS FOR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. CONTACT FORM - shall refer to the electronic form available at www.locabikes.com that allows you to send a message to the Service Provider.
  2. REGISTRATION FORM − shall refer to the electronic form available at locabikes.com required for Account registration.
  3. ORDER FORM – shall refer to the electronic form available at pl, required for Order placement.
  4. CUSTOMER – shall refer to a User concluding a Sales Agreement with the Seller.
  5. CONSUMER – shall refer to any natural person entering into a transaction with the Seller for purposes that are outside their business, trade or profession.
  6. ACCOUNT – shall refer to the assigned individual username (login name) and password providing access to an organised collection of digital content, including details for individual orders, stored on the Service Provider’s ICT-System.
  7. PRODUCT – shall refer to any movables or services available at locabikes.com and covered by a Sales Agreement concluded between the Customer and the Seller via the online Shop.
  8. TERMS AND CONDITIONS − shall refer to the Terms and Conditions contained herein.
  9. SHOP − shall mean the Service Provider’s online Shop located at locabikes.com.
  10. SELLER, SERVICE PROVIDER – Aleksander Zemke trading as LOCA BIKES Aleksander Zemke entered into the Central Registration and Information on Business (CEIDG) kept by the minister in charge of economy, principal place of business and address for service: ul. Redarów 28, 52-340 Wrocław, Poland, tax identification number NIP: 9512097705, statistical number REGON: 021265736, email address: hello@locabikes.com, telephone number: +48 690 433 252.
  11. OPINION SYSTEM - Electronic Service made available to Customers by the Service Provider, enabling the posting of opinions on the Products.
  12. SALES AGREEMENT – shall refer to any Product Sales Agreement concluded between the Customer and the Seller through the Shop.
  13. ELECTRONIC SERVICES - shall refer to the services provided electronically by the Service Provider via the Shop.
  14. USER − shall refer to any natural person, a corporate or non-corporate entity granted full legal capacity under imperative provisions of law, using the Electronic Services.
  15. ORDER – shall refer to the Customer’s declaration of intent to enter into a Product Sales Agreement with the Seller.

 

3. PRODUCT AND ORDER INFORMATION

  1. The Shop located at com store sells Products via the Internet.
  2. Products offered through the Shop are brand new, free from physical or legal defects and have been legally introduced onto the Polish market.
  3. The information provided at locabikes.com does not constitute an offer as defined by applicable law. By placing an Order, the Customer makes an offer to buy a selected Product under the terms set forth in the Product description.
  4. The Product prices at com are given in EURO (€) and include all measurable costs, such as value added tax (VAT). The prices do not include delivery fees.
  5. The Product prices at com only become binding when the Customer has placed an Order. This price is unaffected by any price changes once the Order has been placed.
  6. Orders can be placed through the:
    • through the website 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by completing an Order Form at com.
    • via e-mail at: hello@locabikes.com
    • via at the number: +48 690 433 252
  7. The Customer is not required to register an account to place an Order.
  8. Customers are required to read and accept these Terms and Conditions during Order placement.
  9. Orders are processed between: 10:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday on working days. Orders placed after 16:00 on Working Days as well as Orders placed on Saturday, Sunday or a public holiday shall be processed the next working day.
  10. Special priced Products (promoted as part of a sale) are only available in limited numbers. Orders for special priced Products will be processed in the order in which they are received, until the Products are sold out.

 

4. CONCLUDING SALES AGREEMENTS

  1. In order to conclude a Sales Agreement, the Customer must place an Order, in accordance with the rules set forth under 3 points 6 and 8 of the Terms and Conditions, by choosing one of the methods made available by the Seller.
  2. After placing a purchase Order, the Customer immediately receives an Order confirmation from the Seller.
  3. Receiving an Order confirmation from the Seller is the point at which the Order becomes binding on the Customer. The Order confirmation and acceptance is sent to the Customer via email.
  4. The Order confirmation email shall include the following elements:
    • confirmation of all relevant Order details,
    • withdrawal from the agreement,
    • these Terms and Conditions containing information on the right of withdrawal.
  5. After receiving the confirmation email, as set forth under point 4 of this paragraph, the Sales Agreement between the Customer and the Seller is finally concluded.
  6. Each Sales Agreement will be confirmed by a proof of purchase (fiscal receipt or a VAT invoice at the Customer's request), which will be attached to the Product and / or sent by e-mail to the Customer's e-mail address provided in the Order Form.

 

5. METHODS OF PAYMENT

  1. The following payment options are made available to the Customer:
    • traditional bank transfer to the Seller’s bank account,
    • electronic payment via electronic payment systems using the platform PayU, Bluemedia or DotPay; Karty płatnicze: Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, MasterCard Electronic, Maestro,
    • cash on delivery payment (COD).

  2. Traditional bank transfers should be made into the following bank account: PL88 1240 6670 1978 0010 6389 6614 (Bank Pekao S.A.), BIC/ SWIFT: PKOP PL PW, LOCA BIKES Aleksander Zemke, ul. Redarów 28, 52-340 Wrocław, NIP: 9512097705. The customer should enter the following in the payment title: “Order no. ……”.
  3. All electronic payments must be made before an Order can be processed. Available electronic payment systems include payments by credit card as well as instant bank transfers in selected Polish banks.
  4. In the case of a cash on delivery payment the Product shall be dispatched after address is verified.
  5. The Customer shall pay the amount equal to the purchase price specified in the Sales Agreement within 7 working days from the date of its conclusion unless indicated otherwise in the Sales Agreement.
    In the case of payment set forth under point 1.1. or 1.2. of this section the Product shall be dispatched only after payment is received.

 

6. DELIVERY COST, TIME AND METHOD

 

  1. Manufacturer’s Warranty.
    • All Products sold through the Shop are covered under the manufacturer’s warranty which is applicable in the territory of the Republic of Poland,
    • the warranty applies to material defects of the product,
    • The following will NOT be considered material defects:
    •    damage and defects resulting from improper use of the bicycle,
    •    damage and defects resulting from improper bike servicing,
    •    damage and defects resulting from failure to carry out regular services,
    •    as well as mechanical paint damage,
    • the warranty does not apply to wear and tear of consumable parts, such as chains, tires or bearings,
    • the warranty period is counted from the date of delivery of the Product to the Customer and is 5 years for frames and forks and 2 years for all other parts of the Product
    • the warranty does not exclude the rights of the Consumer and the entities referred to in § 9 of the Regulations, resulting from the warranty for physical and legal defects of the Product, specified in the Civil Code,
    • the document entitling to warranty protection is the warranty card or proof of purchase,
    • The warranty period starts on the day on which the Customer sends to the Seller the supplemented warranty card attached to the Product along with proof of bicycle assembly by a professional bicycle service. The customer is obliged to complete, scan and send the warranty card that meets the conditions set out in the previous sentence within 30 days from the date of purchase of the Product to the address hello@locabikes.com
    • upon the appearance of a product defect, you should immediately stop using the product and report the defect to the manufacturer by e-mail to the following address: hello@locabikes.com,
    • Loca Bikes reserves the right to ask for photos of the damage and to return only the damaged part, not the entire bike,
    • Loca Bikes reserves the right to issue a coupon for purchases in the Loca Bikes online store with a value appropriate to the value of the damage or defect, if there is no other possibility to compensate the customer for the loss suffered by him,
    • Loca Bikes is not obliged to cover the shipping costs related to the return of the defective goods.
  2. Statutory warranty process.
    • The legal basis and the extent of the Seller’s liability to the Consumer-Customer for physical or legal defects in Products are set forth under the Civil Code Act of 23 April, 1964 (Dz. U. No. 16, item 93, as amended).
    • Notice of a Product defect and all demands should be submitted via email to the following address: hello@locabikes.com or in writing to the following address: Redarów 28, 52-340 Wrocław.
    • The notice, submitted electronically or on paper, should contain sufficient detail about the subject of the complaint and about the circumstances giving rise to the issue. Specifically, complaints should include information about the nature of the issue, the date when the issue first arose as well as the complainant’s contact details Providing all necessary data will speed up the complaint-handling process.
    • The consumer may make a claim for a defect on a form, a template of which is attached as Annex 1 to the Rules. The use of the form is not obligatory.
    • Where inspection is deemed necessary to determine the scope of the defect, the defective Product shall be returned to the following address: Redarów 28, 52-340 Wrocław.
    • A response to the Customer’s demand shall be sent promptly and, in any event, no later than within 14 days following the date of receipt.
    • In the case of complaints submitted by consumer Customers or the entity referred to in § 9 of the Terms and Conditions - the Seller’s failure to consider the Customer’s complaint within 14 days of its receipt shall be construed as tantamount to a decision in the Customer’s favour. If a complaint is decided in favour of the Consumer-Customer or the entity referred to in § 9 of the Terms and Conditions the Seller shall bear the costs and expenses incurred in connection with the pick-up, delivery and replacement of the defective Product with one free from defects.
    • The response to the complaint is provided on paper or other durable medium, e.g. e-mail or SMS.

8. RIGHT TO WITHDRAW

 

  1. With the reservation of point 11 of this paragraph Consumer Customers or the entity referred to in § 9 of these Terms and Conditions, have the right to withdraw from a distance agreement within 14 days without giving any reason for the withdrawal. To exercise the right of withdrawal the consumer Customer must notify the Seller of his decision to withdraw from the agreement by an unequivocal statement (e.g. by submitting the model withdrawal statement provided by the Seller).
  2. The consumer may submit a declaration of withdrawal from the contract on the form, a specimen of which is attached as annex number 2 to these Terms and Conditions. Using the form is not obligatory.
  3. In the case of withdrawal from a Seles Agreement, the agreement is considered null and void. In case of a withdrawal from the Agreement, the Customer or the entity referred to in § 9 of these Terms and Conditions, must return the Product to the Seller or any person authorised by the Seller without delay and no later than within 14 days from the date of withdrawal from the Agreement, unless the Seller offered to collect the Product from the Customer. To comply with the time limit it is sufficient that the Product is dispatched on time.
  4. In case of withdrawal from a Sales Agreement the Product should be sent to the following address: Redarów 28, 52-340 Wrocław.
  5. The Consumer or the entity referred to in § 9 of these Terms and Conditions, shall be liable for any diminished value of the Product resulting from the handling other than what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics, and functioning of the Product.
  6. With the reservation of points 7 and 9 of this paragraph the Seller shall reimburse to the Consumer all payments received from them, including the cost of delivery. The refund shall be made in the same method of payment that the Consumer or the entity referred to in § 9 of these Terms and Conditions, used for the initial transaction, unless the Consumer has expressly agreed otherwise; in any event the Consumer will not incur any fees as a result of such reimbursement. Subject to point 8 of this paragraph, the return will take place immediately, and no later than within 14 days of receipt by the Seller of a statement of withdrawal from the Sales Agreement.
  7. The Seller shall not be required to reimburse the supplementary costs resulting from the Consumer’s or the entity referred to in § 9 of these Terms and Conditions, choice of a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by the Shop.
  8. If the Seller doesn’t offer to pick up the return from the Consumer or the entity referred to in § 9 of these Terms and Conditions himself, the Seller may withhold reimbursement until he has received the Product back or the Consumer has supplied evidence of having sent back the Product, whichever occurs first.
  9. The Consumer or the entity referred to in § 9 of these Terms and Conditions, who withdraws from a Sales Agreement under point 1 of this paragraph, must only bear the direct cost of returning the Product to the Seller.
  10. The “cooling-off” period expires 14 days after the day the Consumer or the entity referred to in § 9 of these Terms and Conditions, received the Product, or after the day of concluding an agreement for the provision of services.
  11. The right of withdrawal in any event does not apply to Sales Agreements for the supply of:
    • products made to the Consumer’s specification, i.e. non-prefabricated, personalized Products made on the basis of and individual choice of or decision by the Consumer.
    • in which the subject of the service is an item delivered in a sealed package, which after opening the package cannot be returned due to health protection or hygiene reasons, if the packaging was opened after delivery,
    • in which the subject of the service are things that after delivery, due to their nature, are inseparably connected with other things,
    • the service, if the Seller has performed the service in full with the express consent of the Consumer, who was informed before the start of the service that after the performance of the service by the Seller he will lose the right to withdraw from the contract.
    • in which the subject of the service is an item subject to rapid deterioration or having a short shelf life.

Both the Customer (Consumer) and the Seller have a legal right to cancel the Sales Agreement in the event that the opposite party fails to fulfil its obligations under the Agreement within the set deadline.

9. PROVISIONS CONCERNING ENTREPRENEURS WITH CONSUMER RIGHTS

  1. An entrepreneur conducting sole proprietorship (this paragraph does not apply to commercial companies) is protected by the Act on Consumer Rights, provided that the Sales Agreement it concludes with the Seller is not of a professional nature.
  2. A person conducting business activity, referred to in item 1 of this paragraph, is protected only in the scope of:
    • prohibited contractual provisions - the so-called abusive clauses,
    • liability under the warranty for physical and legal defects of the Product, in accordance with § 7 of the Terms and Conditions,
    • the right to withdraw from a distance contract, in accordance with § 8 of the Terms and Conditions.
  3. The entrepreneur referred to in item 1 of this paragraph loses his consumer protection rights in the event that the Sales Agreement he has concluded with the Seller is of a professional nature, which is verified on the basis of the entrepreneur's entry in the Central Register and Information on Economic Activity of the Republic of Poland, in particular the codes of the Polish Classification of Activities indicated therein.
  4. Entrepreneurs referred to in item 1 of this paragraph are not covered by institutional protection provided to Consumers by President of UOKiK.

10. TYPE AND SCOPE OF ELECTRONIC SERVICES

  1. The Service Provider grants access to the following Electronic Services:
    • concluding Product Sales Agreements,
    • Website Account,
    • Opinion System,
    • sending a message via the Contact Form.
  2. These Terms and Conditions shall apply to all Electronic Services provided through com
  3. The Service Provider reserves the right to display advertising content at locabikes.com Advertisements are an integral part of the online Shop front and the materials presented therein.

11. CONDITIONS OF PROVIDING SERVICES AND CONCLUDING ELECTRONIC SERVICES AGREEMENTS

  1. The Electronic Services set forth under 10 point 1 of these Terms and Conditions are free of charge.
  2. Term of the agreement:
    • Electronic Services Agreements enabling the User to place an Order are concluded for a definite period of time and terminate upon placement or withdrawal of the Order.
    • Electronic Services Agreements for Account management are concluded for an indefinite period of time.
    • Electronic Services consisting in the use of the Opinion System is concluded for a definite period of time and is terminated when the opinion is posted or the Service Recipient ceases to use this Service.
    • Electronic Services consisting in enabling the sending of a message to the Service Provider via the Contact Form is concluded for a definite period of time and is terminated when the message is sent or the User ceases to send it.
  3. End-user hardware, network and software requirements for the ICT system used by the Service Provider:
    • a computer (or a mobile device) with an active Internet connection,
    • access to email account,
    • Internet browser,
    • enabling cookies and Javascript in the Internet browser.
  4. The User agrees to use the Shop in accordance with the principles of good practice, only for lawful purposes and in a manner, which does not infringe the personal rights and intellectual property rights of any third party.
  5. The User is obliged to provide accurate and complete information to the Service Provider.
  6. The User is prohibited from providing any unlawful or illegal content.

12. COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE FOR ELECTRONIC SERVICES

  1. Complaints about Electronic Services provided via locabikes.com should be submitted via email to hello@locabikes.com
  2. All complaints should contain sufficient detail about the subject of the complaint and about the circumstances giving rise to the issue. Specifically, complaints should include information about the nature of the issue, the date when the issue first arose as well as the complainant’s contact details. Providing all necessary data will speed up the complaint-handling process.
  3. All complaints shall be resolved promptly and, in any event, no later than within 14 days following the date of receipt.
  4. A response to the complaint shall be sent by email or other preferred method of contact indicated by the complainant.

 

13. CONDITIONS OF TERMINATING ELECTRONIC SERVICES AGREEMENTS

  1. Terminating an Electronic Services Agreement:
    • Continuing and indefinite-term Electronic Services Agreements (e.g. Account) may be terminated.
    • The User may terminate the agreement for convenience and with immediate effect by sending an appropriate statement to the following e-mail address: hello@locabikes.com
    • The Service Provider reserves the right to terminate continuing and indefinite-term Electronic Services agreements in the event that the User violates any obligation deriving from these Terms and Conditions. This applies particularly to Users who provide illegal content and continue to do so despite receiving a cease and desist letter from the Service Provider with a reasonable deadline for compliance. The termination shall be effected within 7 days of serving an advance notice in writing (agreement termination period).
    • The notice of termination leads to a cessation of legal relations with the effect for the future.
  2. Both the Service Provider and the User may terminate an Electronic Services agreement at any time by mutual agreement of the parties.

 

14. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  1. The compilation of all content at locabikes.com (with the stipulation of § 14 point 3 of this Terms and Conditions as well as materials used under a license, assignment of copyrights or fair use) is protected by copyright law and is the exclusive property of Aleksander Zemke trading as LOCA BIKES Aleksander Zemke entered into the Central Registration and Information on Business (CEIDG) kept by the minister in charge of economy, principal place of business and address for service: ul. Redarów 28, 52-340 Wrocław, Poland, tax identification number NIP: 9512097705, statistical number REGON: 021265736, email address: hello@locabikes.com , telephone number: +48 690 433 252. The User shall bear all liability for damages caused to the Service Provider caused by any use of the content of the website located at locabikes.com without the consent of the Service Provider.
  2. Any use or reproduction of the content of the website located at locabikes.com or any portion thereof without the express written consent of the Service Provider constitutes a copyright infringement and is punishable under civil and criminal law.
  3. All trade names, Product names, company names and their logos used on the Store's website at locabikes.com belong to their owners and are used only for identification purposes. They may be registered trademarks. All materials, descriptions and photos presented on the Store's website at locabikes.com are used for informational purposes.

15. FINAL PROVISIONS

  1. Agreements concluded through the Shop are construed in accordance with the laws of Poland. The choice of Polish law does not deprive the consumer of a higher level of protection than the one that would be provided by the law in force in his country of habitual residence.
  2. In the case of Customers who are Consumers, and who are not also Polish citizens, the law that is more favorable to them always applies.
  3. Should any provision of these Terms and Conditions be prohibited by applicable law, the provisions of Polish law shall apply in lieu of the unenforceable provision.
  4. Any disputes between the Shop and Consumers arising out of or in connection with a Sales Agreement shall be resolved in the first instance through amicable negotiation between the parties with the intention of amicable settlement of the dispute in accordance with the Act on out-of-court consumer dispute resolution. Should such resort prove of no avail or unsatisfactory to any of the parties, disputes shall be resolved in a court of competent jurisdiction under point 5 of this paragraph.
  5. Any disputes arising between the Service Provider and the consumer User (Customer) or the entity referred to in § 9 of the Terms and Conditions, shall be resolved by a court of competent jurisdiction, in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure of 17 November 1964 (Dz. U. No. 43, item 296, as amended).
  6. Consumer Customers may use Alternative Dispute Resolution schemes after the internal complaints procedure is finalised, such as submitting a request for mediation or a request for arbitration to a competent state organ (model request forms are available at: http://www.uokik.gov.pl/download.php?plik=6223). The list of Permanent Consumer Arbitration Courts attached to the Voivodeship Inspectorates of Trade Inspection may be found at: http://www.uokik.gov.pl/wazne_adresy.php#faq596. The Customer may also obtain free legal aid provided by the Regional (Municipal) Consumer Ombudsman or a community-based organisation for consumer protection. Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures are free of charge.
  7. Consumers may submit complaints through the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) online platform available at: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/

Annexes: 

  1. Template of warranty form;
  2. Template of withdrawal form with information on the right of withdrawal.

 

Annex no. 1

 Template - Warranty form

Date: ……………………………………………………………………

Order no.: …………………………………………………………… 

Name and surname: ……………………………………………………………… 

Street, house/flat no.: …………………………………………………………… 

Postcode, town: ………………………………………………………………………… 

E-mail adress: …………………………………………………………………………… 

Date of collection of the product: …………………………………………………………… 

I am submitting a complaint about a product I have purchased which has the following defects: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 

I found the above defects on: ………………………… I demand (insert symbol: "x" in the appropriate box): 

1. Correction of defect □ 

2. Replacement with new product □ 

3. Price reduction by: …………………………………….. € □ 

4. Price reimbursement □ 

I agree to receive a reply by email to the address provided in the application.

 

………………………………… The consumer's own handwritten signature if the form is sent on paper 

 

Annex no. 2

TEMPLATE - Declaration of withdrawal from a distance contract 

 

Declaration of withdrawal
from the agreement concluded on distance 

Date: ……………………………………………………………………

Order no.: …………………………………………………………… 

Name and surname: ……………………………………………………………… 

Street, house/flat no.: …………………………………………………………… 

Postcode, town: ………………………………………………………………………… 

E-mail adress: …………………………………………………………………………… 

Date of collection of the product: …………………………………………………………… 

 

I declare that according to art. 4 of the Act of 30 May 2014 on consumer rights (Journal of
Laws of 2014, item 827), I withdraw from the purchase contract of the following
goods: ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

 

…………………………………

signature of the Consumer

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