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    Article I - General Provisions

    1. These business terms and conditions provide for the rights and duties of the contracting parties arising from the conclusion of a distance purchase contract between the seller and the buyer, the subject of which is the sale and purchase of the goods for laboratory and research purposes only.
    2. The Business Terms and Conditions constitute an integral part of the purchase contract specified in Article 1 (1) of the Business Terms and Conditions.
    3. These Business Terms and Conditions have been prepared under:

    4. Legal relations between the seller and the buyer are governed by Act No. 40/1964 Coll., Act No. 102/2014 Coll. and other relevant legislation. Legal relations between the seller and the buyer are governed by Act No. 513/1991 Coll.

    5. These Business Terms and Conditions are published on the website of the www.particlepeptides.com on-line store and the buyer can archive and reproduce them.

    6. By sending an order, the buyer acknowledges that he has thoroughly acquainted himself with the Business Terms and Conditions and that he has understood the content thereof.

     

    Article II - Definitions

    1. The seller means an operator of www.particlepeptides.com onlilne store:

    Business name: PARTICLE  s.r.o.

    Reg. registered in the Commercial Register of Banská Bystrica District Cour, Section: Sro,

    File No. 27127/S

    Registered Office: Kolonáda 4490/18, 984 01 Lučenec

    Reg. No.: 47,858,541

    Tax No.: 2024128172   

    VAT No.: SK2024128172                 

    Represented by: Erik Susztay, Executive Manager

                             Viktor Mužila, Executive Manager

    Mail: info@particlepeptides.com

    2. The seller declares that he is in compliance to current legislation authorized to trade with offered products for a specified purpose.

    3. The buyer is a physical person older than 18 years or a legal entity, who buyes products as a consumer or entrepreneur.  

    4. The buyer consumer is a physical person, who in concluding and performing the contract does not act within the scope of his business, employment or occupation. Buyer consumer must be older than 18 years.

    5. Consumer contract is every contract regardless of legal form, concluded between a seller and consumer.

    6. The buyer entrepreneur is accordin to Commertial Code:

    7. A distance contract is contract between seller and consumer, that is negotiated and concluded with the exclusive use of one or more means of distance communication, such as website, e-mail, telephone, fax, adressed letter or catalog.

    8. The subject of the purchase contract consists in the purchase of the goods offered by the seller by means of online store for research and scientific purposes only.

    9. The supervisory authorities, under Act No. 67/2010 Coll. on Conditions for the Placing of Chemical Substances and Chemical Mixtures on the Market and on Amendment and Supplementation to Certain Acts, as amended, are:

     

    Article III - Advice of the Seller

    1. The goods offered by the seller by means of the on-line shop are intended exclusively for a scientific and research purpose. The goods offered by the seller shall mean chemical substances that must not be used for people or animals, such as foodstuffs, food additives, medicinal products, medical devices, cosmetics for people or animals.
    2. No product offered by the seller can be considered food, a food additive, drug, nutrient, cosmetics or other substance designed for people or animals. No product can be used for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
    3. The goods offered by the seller do not contain any substances with anabolic or other hormonal effect specified in an act laying down the list of substances with anabolic or other hormonal effect.

    Article IV - Statement of the Buyer

    1. The buyer declares that he is a person older than 18 years, has the expertise and experience
      necessary for the handling of the goods, and his job position or status corresponds to the purpose of the handling of the goods.
    2. The buyer declares that he has been properly advised on the fact that the goods must not be used for other than scientific and research purposes and that the goods are not intended for people or animals, cannot be used as a foodstuff, food additives, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics for people or animals or for business purposes. The buyer declares that he buys the goods and will further use them only for research and scientific purposes within his business, scientific, research and other activity. The buyer declares that he is aware of the criminal consequences arising from the unauthorised handling of substances with anabolic or other hormonal effect.
    3. The buyer notes that there are certain risks related to the handling, use, export, import and distribution of the goods.
    4. The buyer declares that he is fully aware of the relevant legislation of the Slovak Republic and the state of delivery related to the purchase, use and distribution of the goods, health and security risks associated with the handling of products, industrial hygiene rules necessary for the protection of staff and duty to adequately inform third parties on the health and security risks associated with products.
    5. The seller is not obligated to know the relevant legislation of the state of delivery related to the import, export, distribution and handling of the goods. If the buyer is interested in the conclusion of purchase contract with the seller, the subject matter of which consists in the delivery of the goods offered by the seller, it is his duty to acquaint himself with the relevant legislation of the Slovak Republic and the state of delivery, and with the possibility to import the goods into the requested state.
    6. The buyer declares that he has thoroughly acquainted himself with the relevant legislation of the Slovak Republic and the state of delivery related to the possibility of the import, export, distribution and use of the goods within this state. If the goods cannot be delivered to the requested state under the relevant legislation of the given state, the buyer is liable for eventual damage incurred by the seller in connection with the dispatch and return of the goods. In case the goods are returned due to the above reasons, the seller will return to the buyer the purchase price after deduction of the costs of the delivery and return of the goods and a contractual fine in the amount of 20% of the purchase price. In case the returned goods are damaged or degraded, the seller is not obligated to return to the buyer the purchase price or the costs of the delivery and return of the goods.
    7. The buyer declares that he has thoroughly acquainted himself with the criminal consequences arising from the unauthorised handling of substances with an anabolic or other hormonal effect and he is aware of the fact that a person who unlawfully manufactures, imports, exports, transports, offers, sells, provides someone else or gives a substance with an anabolic or other hormonal effect under a special regulation for other than a medical purpose, or who brokers such a substance, may be guilty of unauthorised handling of substances with an anabolic or other hormonal effect. The buyer declares that, in connection with the purchase of the goods from the seller, he will not commit the crime of unauthorised handling of substances with anabolic or other hormonal effect or any other crime.
    8. The buyer declares that he will test, use, import, export, distribute and market the goods only in compliance with the relevant legislation of the given state, the Business Terms and Conditions and his experience acquired in the field. The buyer declares that he will not use the goods for other than research and scientific purposes.
    9. The buyer declares that only qualified and properly trained persons will be handling the goods.
    10. In accordance with the buyer`s declarations, the seller assumes that the buyer has been informed of the characteristics, uses, handling conditions and storage of the goods, and of related legislation. The seller does not provide any advice, consultation or information to the buyer in relation to the characteristics, uses, handling conditions and related legislation other than those that are published on the on-line shop web sites. If the buyer requests such information, he will receive a negative answer.
    11. The seller does not tolerate the misuse of the goods sold in any case. The seller is entitled to refuse to sell the goods to the buyer if he has a reason to believe that the buyer is not a person older than 18 years, a person with the necessary knowledge and experience in the discipline or if he has a reason to believe that the goods will be used contrary to the Business Terms and Conditions, relevant legislation or the purpose of the sale.
    12. The seller buys, uses, imports, exports, distributes and performs any other research of the goods at his own risk. The seller is not liable for eventual damage that can be caused by incorrect use of the goods, negligence, misuse or any other unforeseeable circumstance, regardless of whether the buyer or a third party claims such damages under the purchase contract, liability for damage or other legal reason. The seller is not liable for the eventual breach of criminal law by the buyer.
    13. The buyer declares that he will be liable for any damage incurred by the seller or any third party due to the fact that he handled the goods, imported the goods, exported the goods, distributed the goods or otherwise used the goods in a way contrary to the Business Terms and Conditions.

     

    Article V - Conclusion of the purchase contract

    1. The list of products on the www.particlepeptides.com websites is a catalogue of normally supplied products.

    2. These can be ordered through the seller`s website.

    3. When buying products through the website, the buyer places a selected product into the cart by clicking on the “Add to Cart” button. After the shopping is finished, he will get to a sub-website of the cart that contains a summary of the goods selected. After he has created a user account or after he has logged in, he will select a method of delivery and payment. He will bindingly confirm the order by clicking on “Order with Obligation to Pay” button. Before dispatching his order, the buyer can check it and correct it if necessary.

    4. By dispatching his order, the buying consumer confirms that he is aware of the fact that obligation to pay purchase price constitutes a part of the order.

    5. After a binding order has been received, the seller will confirm the conclusion of the purchase contract on a durable medium. The purchase contract is considered concluded by the delivery of the confirmation. Such a concluded contract is binding. It can be amended or terminated only on the basis of an agreement between both contracting parties or for legal reasons.

    6. The purchase contract concluded between the seller and the buyer is archived by the seller for a period of at least five years in order to successfully perform it and to fulfil his duties arising from special legal regulations. Third non-interested parties do not have access to the purchase contract.

     

    Article VI - Rights and duties of contracting parties

    1. The subject of the purchase contract consists in the rights and duties of contracting parties.
    2. The seller is mainly obligated

    3. The seller has a right to get paid the purchase price in the proper and timely manner.

    4. The buyer is mainly obligated

    5. The buyer notes that in case he breaches contractual duties arising for him from the purchase contract, he is liable for damage incurred by the seller due to this breach.

    6. The buyer notes that in case he breaches duties arising from Criminal Code, he carries criminal responsibility.

     

    Article VII - Price of the goods

    1. The prices of individual products on the www.particlepeptides.com online store website are current and valid. The prices include value added tax (VAT) at statutory rate and any other taxes.
    2. The final price is a summary price stated on an order form shortly before a binding order is sent, including any fees (e.g. postage).
    3. The seller is bound by his offer, including price, for the whole time of publication the goods on his website. The seller guarantee the delivery of goods for price, that was stated on his website at the time of ordering.
    4. An invoice (a tax document), which will be sent to the buyer in the electronic form together with confirmation of the dispatch of consignment after payment, is a document about the sale, including price.

     

    Article VIII - Shipping and handling

    1. The costs of the delivery of the goods in the Slovak Republic and abroad are specified in the "Shipping and handling" section.
    2. The seller does not charge packaging costs.

     

    Article IX - Terms of Payment

    1. The buyer is obligated to pay the seller the purchase price agreed in the purchase contract, including the costs of the delivery of the goods.
    2. The buyer can pay the purchase price in the following ways:

    The buyer pays on the basis of the confirmation of his order. If the buyer does not pay for the goods ordered within 10 days of the confirmation of his order, the seller is entitled to withdraw from the purchase contract.

     

    Article X - Terms of Delivery

    1. The seller undertakes to dispatch the goods ordered to the buyer within 10 working days of the confirmation of the order and the receipt of payment. The buyer will be informed of the dispatch of the goods by e-mail. In the Slovak Republic, the goods ordered will be delivered to the buyer within 2 working days of the date of dispatch. Delivery times for goods ordered to other states depend on the selected place and delivery method.
    2. If the goods cannot be shipped within the above period, the contracting parties will agree on an additional performance period.
    3. The costs of the delivery of the goods depend on the selected method of delivery, while a precise calculation of the costs of delivery will be displayed in the order when selecting a delivery method.
    4. The buyer will take the goods over in the place stated in the order or through an authorised person.
    5. A carrier is liable for damage from the moment the goods have been handed over to the carrier for transport. Therefore, the buyer or a person authorised by him is obligated, when taking the goods over, to inspect whether the packaging in which the goods are packed is damaged. If it is, the goods must not be taken over or a record must be prepared together with the carrier, or the goods can be taken over and a record of identified defects caused during the transport must be prepared with the carrier. In case the buyer takes the goods over despite obviously damaged packaging, the seller does not have to accept eventual later complaints for this reason.
    6. If the buyer identifies damage to the goods after the goods have been taken over, he will inform the seller on the shortcomings by sending an e-mail to info@particlepetides.com.

     

    Article XI - Acquire of Ownership and Transfer of the Risk of Damage to the Goods

    1. The buying consumer acquires title to the goods by taking the goods over in the place of delivery that he determined. The buying entrepreneur acquires title to the goods only after he has fully paid the agreed price.
    2. The risk of damage to the goods is transferred to the buyer at the time of taking the goods over from the seller, or, if he does not do so on time, at the time when the seller allows him to handle the goods and the buyer takes the goods over. 

     

    Article XII - Withdrawal from the Contract

    1. Withdrawal from the contract on the part of the buyer who is a consumer is governed by the relevant provisions of Act No. 102/2014 Coll. on Consumer Protection in the Sale of Goods or Provision of Services under a Distance Contract or a Contract Concluded Outside the Business Premises of the Seller a on Amendment and Supplementation to Certain Acts, as amended.
    2. The consumer is entitled, even without giving a reason, to withdraw from a distance contract or from a contract concluded outside the business premises of the seller within 14 days of the day the goods were taken over.
    3. The consumer can withdraw from a contract whose subject matter is the delivery of the goods even before the period for withdrawing from the contract commences.
    4. The consumer cannot withdraw from a contract whose subject matter is, among other things, in compliance with § 7 (6) (d) of Act No. 102/2014 Coll., the sale of goods that are subject to a fast loss of quality class or deterioration and, under letter (e) of this provision, the sale of goods packed in protective packaging which should not be returned for health protection reasons or for hygienic reasons, and whose protective packaging was damaged after delivery.
    5. The consumer can exercise his right of withdrawal from the contract in relation to the seller in writing or in the form of a record on other durable medium. The consumer can use a withdrawal form.

    WITHDRAWAL FORM

    6.The legal act leading to withdrawal from the contract can be sent in writing to the following address:

    PARTICLE s.r.o.
    Kolonáda 4490/18, 984 01 Lučenec
    or by e-mail to info@particlepeptides.com. 

    7. The period for withdrawing from the contract shall be deemed to be applicable even if the notice of withdrawal has been sent to the Seller no later than on the last day of the above period.
    8. The consumer is obligated, within 14 days of withdrawing from the contract, to send the goods back to the seller. This does not apply if the seller proposes that he or an authorised person will collect the goods. The period according to the first sentence shall be deemed to be applicable if the goods were handed over for transport not later than on the last day of the period.
    The consumer will send the goods to the seller to the following address:

    PARTICLE s.r.o.
    Kolonáda 4490/18, 984 01 Lučenec

    9. The consumer can return only the goods that are not damaged, destroyed or otherwise worn due to handling that exceeds the handling necessary to identify the characteristics and functionality of the goods. The consumer is liable for any decrease in the value of the goods due to the handling of the goods in a way different to the way necessary to identify the nature, characteristics and functionality of the goods.
    10. The seller is obligated, without undue delay, within 14 days of the day of the delivery of withdrawal notice, to return to the consumer any payments that the seller has received under or in connection with the contract, including the costs of transport, delivery and postage and other costs and fees. The seller is obligated to return to the consumer the above payments in the same way the consumer paid the payments. This is without prejudice to the consumer`s right to agree with the seller on a different payment method, if no other fees are charged to the consumer in connection with this.
    11. The contracting parties can agree that instead of returning the purchase price, the seller will replace the goods returned for other goods from his offer with a corresponding value.
    12. When withdrawing from a contract whose subject matter is the sale of the goods, the seller is not obligated to return to the consumer payments before the delivery of the goods to the consumer or until the consumer proves that he returned the goods to the seller, unless the seller proposes that he or a person authorised by him will collect the goods.
    13. The seller is not obligated to pay the consumer additional costs if the consumer chooses a delivery method other than the cheapest delivery method offered by the seller.
    14. In case of withdrawal from the contract, the consumer bears the costs of the return of the goods to the seller or to a person authorised by the seller to take the goods over, and in case of a distance contract also the costs of the return of the goods, which, with regard to the nature of the goods, cannot be returned by post.
    15. The seller reserves the right not to take over the goods sent by the buyer in the form of cash on delivery.
    16. Withdrawal from the contract on the part of the buying entrepreneur is governed by the relevant provisions of the Commercial Code.
    17. The seller is entitled to withdraw from the contract if he is not able to deliver the goods to the buyer in a proper and timely manner, especially due to sold-out stocks or unavailability of the goods.

     

    Article XIII - Dispute Resolution

    1. Legal relations that will arise between the seller and the buyer in connection with the use of the on-line shop and the conclusion of a contractual relationship are governed by the legislation of the Slovak Republic.
    2. Parties to the contractual relationships have agreed that in case of a dispute, courts of the Slovak Republic will have jurisdiction.
    3. If there is a dispute between the seller and the buying consumer, the consumer is entitled to turn to the seller with a request for correction, if the consumer is not satisfied with the handling of his complaint or if he believes that the seller breached his rights. A request for correction can be sent by e-mail to info@particlepeptides.com or by post to the seller`s address. If the seller’s answer to the request is negative or if he does not respond to it within 30 days of the day of dispatch, the consumer is entitled to submit a proposal for the start of alternative dispute resolution to one of the alternative dispute resolution entities.
    4. The conditions for alternative dispute resolution are governed by Act No. 391/2015 Coll. on Alternative Dispute Resolution.
    5. The consumer can submit a proposal for the start of alternative dispute resolution to one of the alternative dispute resolution entities. The Ministry of Interior of the SR keeps a list of these entities (https://www.mhsr.sk/obchod/ochrana-spotrebitela/alternativne-riesenie-spotrebitelskych-sporov-1/zoznam-subjektov-alternativneho-riesenia-spotrebitelskych-sporov-1), which also includes the Slovak Trade Inspection (www.soi.sk).
    6. The consumer can also submit a complaint by means of the alternative dispute resolution platform RSO operated by the EU. The complaint can be submitted by filling in an on-line form athttps://europa.eu/youreurope/promo/odr-banners/index_en.htm. The right to choose from alternative dispute resolution entities belongs to the consumer. 
    7. Only the consumer can demand that a dispute be resolved by one of the alternative dispute resolution entities.
    8. Alternative dispute resolution applies only to disputes arising from consumer distance contracts.
    9. An alternative dispute resolution entity can reject the proposal in the cases stipulated by the law, for instance, if the value of a dispute does not exceed EUR 20.00 or if the consumer submits his proposal later than one year after the day of the delivery of a negative response from the seller, or after the expiry of the 30-day period for responding to a complaint.
    10. In principle, alternative dispute resolution is free-of-charge. An alternative dispute resolution entity can request from the consumer a fee for the start of alternative dispute resolution that does not exceed EUR 5.00.
    11. As for alternative dispute resolution, an alternative dispute resolution entity proceeds in a way that makes it possible to resolve the dispute as soon as possible, to avoid unnecessary delays, it acts economically and without unnecessary and inadequate burdening of parties to the dispute and other persons; in communication, it uses mainly telephone communication and electronic means, if possible.
    12. An alternative dispute resolution entity will end alternative dispute resolution within 90 days of the start. In particularly complex cases, an alternative dispute resolution entity can extend the period according to the first sentence by 30 days, even repeatedly. As alternative dispute resolution entity is obligated to immediately inform parties to the dispute of each extension of the period according to the second sentence, stating the reason for extension.
    13. If parties to the dispute do not reach an agreement and the alternative dispute resolution entity, based on the facts that it identified during the alternative dispute resolution, reaches a reasoned conclusion that the seller breached the consumer`s rights under consumer protection rules, it will end the alternative dispute resolution by issuing a non-binding reasoned opinion.

     

    Article XIV - Liability for Defects and Warranty Complains

    1. The seller’s liability for defects and warranty conditions are governed by the relevant provisions of the returns policy adopted by the operator and published on the www.particlepeptides.com website, in the Transport and Complaints section. 

     

    Article XV - Validity of the Contract

    1. The purchase contract is concluded for a definite period, i.e. until the proper fulfilment of duties of both contracting parties arising from the purchase contract and the Business Terms and Conditions, which constitute an integral part thereof. 

     

    Article XVI - Privacy Policy

    1. Information on data subjects (buyers) is processed by the controller in compliance with the GDPR and Act No. 18/2018 Coll. On Personal Data Protection, as amended.
    2. The conditions for the processing of personal data by the controller are specified on the www.particlepeptides.com website, in the Personal Data Protection section.

     

    Article XVII - Copyright

    1. Information, text, video recordings, sound recordings, video-sound recordings and other content prepared or published by the seller (hereinafter the “internet website content”) are protected in compliance with Act No. 185/2015 Coll. Copyright Act. The seller exercises all rights related to the author`s work.
    2. The buyer and third parties are entitled to use the internet website content only for their own non-commercial purposes. Any other use, especially further dissemination, copying, publishing and provision to a third party without the buyer`s consent is prohibited.
    3. Any other use of the content of the seller`s website can result in liability for damage, fulfilment of certain offences or other legal consequence.

     

    Article XVIII - Final Provisions

    1. The Business Terms and Conditions are valid in the wording stated on the www.particlepeptides.com on-line shop website on the day of the sending of the buyer`s order, unless contracting parties agree otherwise.
    2. The operator reserves the right to amend the Business Terms and Conditions any time if this is required by a change in the business policy or applicable legislation.
    3. The Business Terms and Conditions have been prepared for the seller, and are protected under Act No. 618/2003 Coll. Copyright Act, as amended. It is prohibited, without the author`s consent, to use this author`s work in any way, particularly, but not limited to, copying, publishing, amending, modifying, disseminating and otherwise misusing it.
    4. The Business Terms and Conditions enter into force and effect on 19/02/2019.