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    Article I - General Provisions

    1. These Business Terms and Conditions govern the rights and obligations of the 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 scientific research and development purposes only. The Buyer is entitled to order the goods and take them over personally at the Seller´s registered office: Kolonáda 4490/18, 984 01 Lučenec, and the provisions of these Business Terms and Conditions shall apply to this method of purchase of the goods accordingly.
    2. These Business Terms and Conditions are an inseparable part of the purchase contract specified in Art. 1(1) of these Business Terms and Conditions.
    3. These Business Terms and Conditions are published on www.particlepeptides.com, the website of the online store, thus the Buyer can archive and reproduce them. If there are discrepancies between the contractual parties' mutual rights and obligations laid down in these Business Terms and Conditions and those laid down in an individual written purchase contract, the derogating terms and conditions of the parties contained in the written purchase contract shall take precedence over the wording of the Business Terms and Conditions, but only within the scope of the derogation.
    4. By placing the order, the Buyer confirms that he has thoroughly read and understood the Business Terms and Conditions.

    Article II - Definitions

    1. The Seller is the operator of the online store operated on www.particlepeptides.com:

      Commercial Name: PARTICLE s. r. o.

      Registered in the Commercial Register of Banská Bystrica District Court, Section: Sro, File No.: 27127/S

      Registered Office: Kolonáda 4490/18, 984 01 Lučenec

      Company Identification Number: 47 858 541

      TAX ID: 2024128172

      VAT ID: SK2024128172

      Represented by: Erik Susztay, Managing Director and Viktor Mužila, Managing Director

      Telephone number: 00421 917 149 682

      E-mail: info@particlepeptides.com

    2. The Seller declares that he is entitled to trade the offered goods for the limited purpose under the valid legislation.
    3. The Buyer is a legal person or a natural person older than 18 who is concluding the purchase contract with the Seller in the e-shop on www.particlepeptides.com and/or is interested in concluding the purchase contract. The Buyer may act as a consumer or an entrepreneur when concluding and fulfilling the purchase contract.
      • 3.1.1. The Buyer is a consumer if he is a natural person who, upon concluding and fulfilling the purchase contract, does not act within the scope of his trade or business activity, employment of profession (for the Czech Republic “does not act within the scope of his business activity or within self-employment”). The purchase contract concluded with the Buyer (consumer) is a consumer contract subject to the legal regulations on consumer rights.
        3.1.2. The Buyer is an entrepreneur if he is a natural person or a legal person who, upon concluding and fulfilling the purchase contract, acts within the scope of his trade or business activity, employment of profession (for the Czech Republic “within the scope of his business activity or self-employment”). For the avoidance of doubt, the rule is that if the Buyer, upon his registration on the website, in an order and/or any time during the conclusion and fulfilment of the contract provides the Seller with his company identification number, tax ID or VAT ID, he will be considered a buyer who, upon the conclusion and fulfilment of the purchase contract acts as an entrepreneur within the meaning of this paragraph of the Business Terms and Conditions. The purchase contract concluded with the Buyer (entrepreneur) is a contract concluded according to commercial law, and the contractual relationship arising between the Seller and the Buyer (entrepreneur) is considered a commercial law relationship.
    4. The subject matter of the purchase contract is the purchase of goods offered by the Seller within the online store on www.particlepeptides.com, for scientific research and development purposes only.
    5. The goods mean any goods that may be marked and added to the cart within the online store on www.particlepeptides.com, in the “BUY PEPTIDES” and/or “LABORATORY EQUIPMENT” section. The goods offered by the Seller within the online store on www.particlepeptides.com are intended for scientific research and development purposes only.
    6. Supervisory authorities, under Sec. 23 of Act No. 67/2010 Coll. on the Conditions for the Placing of Chemical Substances and Chemical Mixtures on the Market and on amendment and supplementation to certain acts, as amended, are
      • 6.1. the Slovak Trade Inspection and the inspectorates of the Slovak Trade Inspection
        6.2. the Public Health Authority, regional public health authorities and the Regional Public Health Authority with registered office in Banská Bystrica
        6.3. the Slovak Environmental Inspection and inspectorates
        6.4. the National Labour Inspectorate and labour inspectorates
        6.5. the Main Mining Office and district mining offices
        6.6. Customs offices
        6.7. the Ministry of Defence
    7. ARS Act means Act No. 391/2015 Coll. on Alternative Consumer Disputes Resolution, as amended.

    Article III - Advice from the Seller

    1. The goods offered by the Seller within the online store on www.particlepeptides.com are intended for scientific research and development purposes only (!). The goods offered by the Seller shall not be used for a purpose other than for scientific research and development purposes, and the Seller expressly notifies the Buyer that the chemical substances (peptides) sold by the Seller:
      • 1.1. shall not be used as a drug, medicine, or an active substance (in the Czech Republic as a “medicinal product” or a “medicinal substance”) that is an input raw material for manufacturing (in the Czech Republic “preparing”) a human drug or veterinary drug, or as a medical device (in the Czech Republic “medical device”), or for any diagnostic or therapeutic purposes of any kind,
        1.2. are not intended and shall not be used for human consumption, that is, they are not a foodstuff or a food supplement (in the Czech Republic “food supplement”), and there is no reason to believe that the chemical substances will or could be ingested by people, as the Seller warns the Buyer of the given restriction,
        1.3. are not a cosmetic product (in the Czech Republic “cosmetic product”) nor a substance to be used for manufacturing (in the Czech Republic “preparing”) a cosmetic product as they are not intended for contact with any external human body parts (skin, hair systems, nails, lips and external genitalia) or with teeth and oral cavity mucosa; and the purpose of their use is not to clean any external human body parts, teeth or mucosa, or to perfume them, change their appearance, protect them, maintain them in good condition or modify body odour,
        1.4. are not intended and shall not be used by athletes or other persons in sport or used in any other way related to a sporting activity under generally binding sporting legislation, in particular, but not exclusively, they shall not be transported, kept, offered, sold or provided to any athletes or other persons in sport,
        1.5. shall not be used in any other way on humans or animals,
        1.6. are not considered to have anabolic or other hormonal effects specified in Act No. 397/2015 Coll. establishing a list of substances with an anabolic or other hormonal effect and amending certain acts for the purposes of the Criminal Code (in the Czech Republic in the “Government Regulation No. 454/2009 Coll. laying down what is considered to have an anabolic and other hormonal effect and what is their larger quantity for the purposes of the Criminal Code, and what is considered a method of increasing oxygen transport in the human body and other methods with a doping effect for the purposes of the Criminal Code, as amended”),
        1.7. if the online store on www.particlepeptides.com, in the “PRODUCT INFORMATION” section, describes the positive and negative effects of the chemical substances sold, this by no means indicates that the chemical substances are intended for human consumption or any purposes other than scientific research and development purposes; the Seller hereby expressly warns that further studies, research or analyses need to be carried out for the chemical substances and the information provided by him is intended for this purpose only.

    Article IV - Declaration of the Buyer

    1. The Buyer declares that he is a natural person older than 18, a natural person (entrepreneur) or a duly established and existing legal person, has professional knowledge and experience needed to handle the goods and his job position or title corresponds to the scientific research and development purpose. If the Buyer is a consumer, that is, when concluding and fulfilling the purchase contract he/she does not act within the scope of his business activity, employment or profession (for the Czech Republic “does not act within the scope of his business activity or within self-employment”), then he declares that he will use the goods only for his own scientific research and development purposes, and at the same time will ensure the fulfilment of all conditions and requirements set by the generally binding legal regulations for such an activity, particularly in terms of material equipment and personnel.
    2. The Buyer declares that he has been advised that the goods must not be used for a purpose other than scientific research and development. The Buyer declares that he buys the goods and will use them for scientific research and development purposes only (!). The Buyer undertakes that he/she will not use the chemical substances (peptides) sold by the Seller:
      • 2.1. as a drug, medicine, or active substance (in the Czech Republic as a “medicinal product” or a “medicinal substance”)that is an input raw material for manufacturing (in the Czech Republic “preparing”) a human drug or veterinary drug or as a medical device (in the Czech Republic “medical device”), or for any diagnostic or therapeutic purposes of any kind;
        2.2. for human consumption, that is, as a foodstuff or a food supplement (in the Czech Republic “food supplement”), while ensuring that there is no reason to believe that the chemical substances will or could be ingested by people given the Seller's explicit notice to the Buyer regarding this fact;
        2.3. as a cosmetic product (in the Czech Republic a “cosmetic product”) nor as a substance to be used for manufacturing (in the Czech Republic “preparing”) a cosmetic product as they are not intended for contact with any external human body parts (skin, hair systems, nails, lips and external genitalia) or with teeth and oral cavity mucosa; and the purpose of their use is not to clean any external human body parts, teeth or mucosa, or to perfume them, change their appearance, protect them, maintain them in good condition or modify body odour;
        2.4. as an athlete, will not transport them or have them transported, will not, keep, offer, sell, provide or administer them to any athletes or other persons in sport, nor will he/she use them in any other way related to a sporting activity under generally binding sporting legislation;
        2.5. in any other way on humans or animals;
        2.6. and will use any information provided by the Seller prior to the conclusion of a purchase contract and during its period for scientific research and development purposes only, and will not disseminate such chemical substances and information in a way other than for advising that it is to be used for scientific research and development purposes only.
    3. The Buyer notes that there are certain risks associated with the handling, use, export, import and distribution of the goods. The Buyer declares that he/she thoroughly understands and is fully aware of the relevant legislation of the Slovak Republic, the European Union and of the country of delivery related to the purchase, import, export, use, loading and distribution of the goods, the health and security risks associated with the handling of the goods, the industrial hygiene rules necessary for the protection of employees and the duty to adequately inform third parties of the health and security risks associated with the goods. The Buyer declares that the goods may be delivered in the Slovak Republic.
    4. The Seller is not obliged to know the relevant legislation of a country of delivery which is not the Slovak Republic related to the import, export, distribution and handling of the goods. If the Buyer is interested in the conclusion of the purchase contract with the Seller, the subject matter of which is the delivery of the goods offered by the Seller, it is his/her duty to understand the relevant legislation of the Slovak Republic, the European Union and the country of delivery, and the possibility to import the goods into the required country, and to explicitly notify the Seller of any restrictions. If the goods cannot be delivered to the required country under the relevant legislation of the given country, the Buyer shall be liable for any damage incurred by the Seller in connection with the dispatch and return of the goods due to the fact that he/she did not warn the Seller in advance.
    5. The Buyer declares that he/she thoroughly understands the criminal consequences arising from unauthorised handling of substances with an anabolic or other hormonal effect and is aware of the fact that a person who unlawfully manufactures, imports, exports, transports, offers, sells, provides someone else or administers a substance with an anabolic or other hormonal effect under a special regulation (in the Slovak Republic, it is Act No. 397/2015 Coll. establishing the list of substances with an anabolic or other hormonal effect for the purposes of the Criminal Code and amending certain acts; (in the Czech Republic it is the “Government Regulation No. 454/2009 Coll. laying down what is considered to have an anabolic and other hormonal effect and what is their larger quantity for the purposes of the Criminal Code, and what is considered a method of increasing oxygen transport in the human body and other methods with a doping effect for the purposes of the Criminal Code, as amended”) for a purpose other than a medical purpose, or who mediates such an activity, may be committing the crime of unauthorised handling of substances with an anabolic or other hormonal effect. The Buyer declares that the purchase of the goods from the Seller does not constitute committing the crime of unauthorized handling of substances with an anabolic or other hormonal effect, or any other crime.
    6. The Buyer declares that he will test, use, import, export, distribute and place the goods on the market only in compliance with the relevant legislation of the given country, these Business Terms and Conditions and in line with his/her experience gained in this field or research.
    7. The Buyer declares that only qualified and properly trained persons participating in scientific research and development will handle the goods.
    8. In accordance with the Buyer´s declarations, the Seller assumes that the Buyer has been informed about the characteristics, possibilities of use and handling and storage conditions the goods, and about the related legislation. The Seller will not provide the Buyer any free advice, consulting or information on the characteristics, possibilities of use, handling conditions and the related legislation except that which is published on the online store website www.particlepeptides.com. and, in the case of the consumer, that whose provision results from the applicable consumer protection legislation.
    9. The Buyer buys, uses, imports, exports, distributes and performs any further research and development activities with the goods at his/her own risk. The Seller is not liable for any damage that may 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 them under the purchase contract, liability for damage or other legal reason. The Seller is not liable for any breach of criminal law regulations by the Buyer. 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 these Business Terms and Conditions.
    10. The Seller does not tolerate a misuse of the goods sold. The Seller is entitled to refuse to sell the goods to the Buyer if he/she has a reason to believe that the Buyer is not a natural person older than 18, a person with the necessary knowledge and experience in the field or if he/she has a reason to believe that the goods will be used contrary to these Business Terms and Conditions, relevant legislation or the purpose of the sale. This entitlement shall not be interpreted in such a way that the Seller is obliged to find out, verify or otherwise examine the circumstances under which the Buyer buys the goods delivered by the Seller, and the Seller states that he/she relies on the truthfulness and completeness of the declarations of the Buyer under this Article of the Business Terms and Conditions.

    Article V - Conclusion of the Purchase Contract

    1. The list of products at the online store www.particlepeptides.com is a catalogue of normally supplied goods. The publication of information on www.particlepeptides.com shall not be considered a proposal by the Seller to conclude a contract, as the details stated by the Seller on the website are for information only and become binding only when an order from the Buyer is expressly confirmed by the Seller.
    2. The goods may be ordered at the online store www.particlepeptides.com. The Buyer is also entitled to order the goods personally at the Seller´s registered office: Kolonáda 4490/18, 984 01 Lučenec.
    3. When buying products through the www.particlepeptides.com online store, the Buyer puts a selected product into the cart by clicking on the “ADD TO CART” button. When the shopping is completed, the Buyer gets to the sub-page for the cart indicated as “SHOPPING CART”, which contains a summary of the goods selected, including their description, availability, unit price, quantity, and the total purchase price. After the Buyer has created a user account or after he has logged in on the sub-page indicated as “LOGIN”, he/she then selects a delivery address on the “ADDRESS” sub-page and selects a delivery method on the “DELIVERY” sub-page. Before a binding order is placed, the Buyer shall acquaint himself with these General Business Terms and Conditions of the Seller indicated as “Business Terms and Conditions” and click to agree with them. At the same time, the Buyer shall confirm the information regarding the purpose of the purchase and the related details on the “DECLARATIONS OF THE BUYER” sub-page. If the Buyer has any questions or if anything is unclear regarding the contents of the “DECLARATION OF THE BUYER”, he can contact the Buyer any time before any binding order is placed. The Buyer shall select a payment method on the “PAYMENT” sub-page, where he/she will see a summary of his order before his/her binding order is placed. He will confirm the order with binding effect by clicking on “ORDER WITH OBLIGATION TO PAY”. Before placing his/her order, the Buyer can check it and correct it if necessary.
    4. By placing his order, or upon the delivery of the order if ordering in person, the Buyer confirms that he/she is aware that the obligation to pay the purchase price constitutes a part of the order.
    5. After the binding order is received, the Seller shall verify the availability of the particular items of the goods ordered and the ability of the Seller to duly and timely deliver the goods to the Buyer according to the order; based on such verification, the Seller either confirms the order or informs the Buyer that it is not possible to deliver the goods. The Seller is bound by the offer of the goods including the purchase price as it is published on the website, unless there is information next to individual items of the goods that these items are unavailable. The purchase contract between the Seller and the Buyer is considered concluded the moment the order is confirmed by the Seller. Such a concluded purchase contract is binding, and can only be amended or terminated on the basis of an agreement between both parties or for legal reasons.
    6. The purchase contract concluded between the Seller and the Buyer is archived by the Seller for at least ten years in order to successfully perform it and to fulfil the duties arising for the Seller from special legislation, particularly in the field of accounting and tax regulations. (Registered users have access to the concluded contract within their user profile).
    7. (For the Czech Republic: The Seller hereby informs the Buyer that the costs of distance communication do not differ from the basic rate.)

    Article VI - Obligations of the Parties

    1. The subject of the purchase contract is, in particular, the rights and obligations of the parties specified in these Business Terms and Conditions.
    2. The Seller is mainly obliged to:
      • 2.1. provide the Buyer, together with the goods at the latest, with all the documents, in written or electronic form, required for the take-over and use of the goods, and other documents prescribed by the valid legal regulations of the Slovak Republic (manuals in the Slovak language, warranty certificate, delivery note, tax document), unless the legal regulations on consumer protection imperatively applied stipulate otherwise,
        2.2. pack the goods so that there is no damage and ensure that the delivered goods meet the valid legal regulations of the Slovak Republic, or of the Czech Republic if the goods are supplied there,
        2.3. based on the purchase contract, deliver the agreed quantity of the goods with the agreed quality, duly and timely,
        2.4. immediately after the conclusion of the purchase contract, but together with the delivery of the goods at the latest, provide the Buyer with a confirmation of the conclusion of the purchase contract on a permanent data carrier, for example by e-mail.
        2.5. fulfil other obligations under the contract and these Business Terms and Conditions.
    3. The Buyer is mainly obliged to:
      • 3.1. state truthful, complete and correct details and information on the order,
        3.2. take over the goods delivered duly and timely, unless he/she exercises the right to withdraw from the purchase contract, at the place stated in the order or at the place stated in a change of delivery address as agreed with the carrier,
        3.3. pay the Seller the agreed purchase price by the payment due date, including the costs of the delivery of the goods, unless the parties have agreed that the Seller bears the costs of the delivery of the goods,
        3.4. use the goods in accordance with these Business Terms and Conditions and only for scientific research and development purposes,
        3.5. handle the goods, import, export, distribute and otherwise use the goods only in compliance with the relevant legislation of the relevant country, the purchase contract and these Business Terms and Conditions.
        3.6. fulfil other obligations under the contract and these Business Terms and Conditions.
    4. The Buyer notes that if he breaches contractual duties arising for him from the purchase contract, he is liable for damage incurred by the Seller due to this breach.
    5. The Buyer notes that if he/she breaches the contractual duties arising for him/her from the purchase contract, he is liable for damage incurred by the Seller due to this breach.
    6. The Buyer notes that he/she is criminally liable for a breach of the duties arising from the Criminal Code.

    Article VII - Price for the Goods

    1. The purchase prices of individual goods items on the www.particlepeptides.com online store website are up-to-date and valid. The prices include value added tax (VAT) at the statutory rate and all other taxes.
    2. The final purchase price is a summary price stated on an order form shortly before a binding order is sent, including any fees (e.g. postage), and if the goods are ordered personally, the final purchase price is the price stated by the Seller before the order from the Buyer is confirmed.
    3. The Seller is bound by his/her offer, including the purchase price for the goods, for the entire period during which the goods are published on www.particlepeptides.com. The purchase contract is concluded and thus the particular rights and obligations with regards to particular goods arise only after the order is confirmed by the Seller. The Seller guarantees the delivery of the goods for the purchase price that was stated in the order from the Buyer placed on www.particlepeptides.com at the time of ordering.
    4. An invoice (a tax document), which is sent to the Buyer in electronic form together with a confirmation of the dispatch of the consignment after the payment of the purchase price is the document confirming the sale and the price, and if the goods are ordered in person, a confirmation of the payment of the purchase price is given to the Buyer in person or sent to his/her e-mail address.
    5. If the Buyer states a delivery address in a country other than the Slovak Republic and the goods cannot be delivered to the required country under the relevant legislation of the given country, the Buyer is liable for any 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 deducting the costs of the delivery and return of the goods, and a contractual fine of 20% of the purchase price in commercial contracts or 10% in consumer contracts. If the returned goods are damaged or deteriorated, the Seller is not obligated to return to the Buyer the purchase price or the costs of the delivery and return of the goods.

    Article VIII - Postage and Packaging Fees

    1. The costs of the delivery of the goods in the Slovak Republic and abroad are specified in the Transport and Claims section.
    2. The Seller does not charge any packaging fees.

    Article IX - Payment Terms

    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. The Seller has informed the Buyer that the order entails the obligation to pay the purchase price.
    2. The Buyer can pay the purchase price as follows:
      • Payment in advance by a bank transfer
      • Cash payment for personal orders of the goods.
    3. The Buyer pays the purchase price based on a confirmation of his/her order. If the Buyer does not pay for the ordered goods within 10 days of the confirmation of his order, the Seller is entitled to withdraw from the purchase contract.

    Article X - Delivery Terms

    1. The Seller dispatches the ordered goods to the Buyer mostly within 10 business days of the day the order is confirmed and the purchase price is credited. If the goods cannot be dispatched within the given period, the parties will agree on an additional performance period. The delivery period for the goods ordered shall be adequate, and its length depends on the selected place and delivery method. The goods ordered personally are delivered immediately, unless the Seller specifies otherwise.
    2. The costs of the delivery of the goods depend on the selected delivery method, and the precise calculation of the delivery costs is shown in the order when selecting a delivery method on the “DELIVERY” sub-page.
    3. The Buyer is obliged to take the goods over at the place stated in the order in person or through an authorised person.
    4. The carrier is liable for any damage from the moment the goods are handed over to the carrier for transport. Therefore, the Buyer or a person authorised by him/her is obliged, when taking the goods over, to inspect the packaging in which the goods are packed for damage. If it is damaged, it is necessary to reject the goods and write a record with the carrier, or to accept the goods and write a record of the identified defects caused during transport with the carrier immediately. If the Buyer takes the goods over despite obviously damaged packaging, the Seller may not accept possible later claims for this reason.
    5. The goods are considered to have been taken over by the Buyer when all parts of the goods ordered are taken over, or if a/ the goods ordered by the Buyer in one order are delivered separately, then it is the moment when the last part of the goods is taken over, b/ the goods delivered consist of more parts or pieces, then it is the moment when the last part or piece is taken over, c/ the goods are delivered repeatedly during the defined period, then it is the moment when the first goods are taken over.
    6. If the Buyer identifies damage to the goods after the goods have been taken over, he shall inform the Seller of the faults by sending an e-mail to info@particlepetides.com.

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

    1. The Buyer acquires ownership of the goods at the time of the takeover of the goods and the full payment of the purchase 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 either personally or through his/her authorized representative, or, if he/she does not do so in time, then at the time when the Seller allows him/her to handle the goods and the Buyer takes the goods over.

    Article XII - Liability for Defects and Claims Policy

    1. The Seller`s liability for defects and the claims policy 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 Claims section.

    Article XIII - Duration and Termination of the Purchase Contract for Commercial Contracts

    1. The purchase contract is concluded for a definite period, i.e. until the proper fulfilment of the duties of both parties arising from the purchase contract and these Business Terms and Conditions, which constitute an integral part thereof.
    2. In addition to the legal ways, the purchase contract may be terminated as follows:
      • 2.1. by agreement between the parties,
        2.2. by withdrawal by a party under these Business Terms and Conditions.
    3. The Seller is entitled to withdraw from the contract in particular when he/she is not able to deliver the goods to the Buyer in a proper and timely manner, especially due to force majeure, sold-out stocks or unavailability of the goods.
    4. If the purchase contact is terminated early, e.g. as a consequence of a withdrawal by either party, and the parties do not agree otherwise, the Buyer shall, if the goods have already been delivered to him/her, return such goods within 14 days of the termination of the contract to the Seller, by post or courier. However, this does not apply if the Seller proposes that he/she or a person authorised by him/her will collect the goods. A deadline according to the first sentence shall be deemed met if the goods were handed over for transport at least on the last day of the period. The Buyer shall deliver the goods to the Seller to the following address: PARTICLE s. r. o., Kolonáda 4490/18, 984 01 Lučenec. The Buyer is liable for any deterioration of the goods due to the handling of the goods. The Seller is not obligated to pay the Buyer additional costs if the Buyer opted for a delivery method other than the cheapest common delivery method offered by the Seller. The Seller reserves the right not to take over the goods sent by the Buyer in the form of cash on delivery.
    5. The Seller is obliged to return to the Buyer any payments that the Seller has received under or in connection with the purchase contract without undue delay, within 30 days of the day of the delivery of the withdrawal notice, unless it is provided otherwise in these Business Terms and Conditions. However, the Seller is not obliged to return to the Buyer payments before the goods are duly returned, unless the Seller proposes that he/she or a person authorised by him/her will collect the goods.
    6. The parties can agree that instead of returning the purchase price, the Seller will replace the goods returned with other goods from his/her offer with a corresponding value.

    Article XIV - Duration and Termination of the Purchase Contract for Consumer Contracts

    1. The purchase contract is concluded for a definite period, i.e. until the proper fulfilment of the duties of both parties arising from the purchase contract and these Business Terms and Conditions, which constitute an integral part thereof.
    2. In addition to the legal ways the purchase contract may be terminated as follows
      • 2.1. by agreement between the parties,
        2.2. by withdrawal from the purchase contract without stating a reason under Act No. 102/2014 Coll. on Consumer Protection in the Sale of the Goods or Services Under a Distance Contract or Off-Premises Contract and on the amendments and supplements to certain acts, (for the Czech Republic: under Act No. 89/2012 Coll. the Civil Code as amended – the “Civil Code”)
        2.3. by withdrawal by a party under these Business Terms and Conditions.
    3. he Seller is entitled to withdraw from the contract in particular when he/she is not able to deliver the goods to the Buyer in a proper and timely manner, especially due to force majeure, sold-out stocks or unavailability of the goods.
    4. The Buyer is entitled to withdraw from the purchase contract if the goods are not delivered by the Seller according to these Business Terms and Conditions even within a reasonable additional time period provided by the Buyer to the Seller. If, due to sold-out stocks or unavailability of the goods the Seller is not able to deliver the goods to the Buyer within the period agreed in the purchase contract or set in these Business Terms and Conditions or Returns Policy, or for the agreed purchase price, the Seller is obliged to offer the Buyer alternative fulfilment or allow the Buyer to withdraw from the purchase contract (cancel the order). If the Buyer neither accepts the alternative fulfilment offered by the Seller nor withdraws from the purchase contract within thirty (30) calendar days of the day the Seller informed about the impossibility to deliver the goods, the purchase contract shall be cancelled from the commencement.
    5. The Buyer is entitled to withdraw from the purchase contract without stating a reason within fourteen (14) days of the takeover of the goods. Only the Buyer (consumer) may exercise this right. (For the Czech Republic: The Buyer (consumer) is entitled to withdraw from the purchase contract without stating a reason within fourteen (14) days of the conclusion of the contract, and if the contract is (i) a purchase contract, then within fourteen (14) days of the takeover of the goods; (ii) a contract the subject of which is several types of goods or the delivery of several parts, then within fourteen (14) days of the takeover of the last delivery; (iii) a contract the subject of which is repeated regular supply of the goods, then within fourteen (14) days of the takeover of the first supply of the goods.) The Buyer may also withdraw from a purchase contract the subject of which is the delivery of the goods before the start of purchase contract's withdrawal period. The Buyer may withdraw from the purchase contract in the cases referred to in Sec. 7(6) of Act on Distance Contracts, (for the Czech Republic: in the cases provided for in the provisions of Sec. 1837 of the Civil Code) in particular the purchase contract the subject of which is
      • 5.1. the sale of goods or provision of services the price of which depends on price fluctuations on the financial market which the Seller can not affect and which may occur during the contract withdrawal period, (For the Czech Republic: the supply of goods or the provision of a service the price of which depends on price fluctuations on the financial market which the Seller cannot affect and which may occur during the contract withdrawal period),
        5.2. the sale of goods produced according to the consumer's the special requirements, customized goods or goods intended specifically for one consumer, (For the Czech Republic: the supply of goods modified according to the consumer's special requirements or customized),
        5.3. the sale of goods which are subject to rapid deterioration or perishability, (For the Czech Republic: the supply of perishable goods),
        5.4. the sale of goods enclosed in protective packaging, which are not suitable for returning due to health protection or hygiene reasons, and whose protective packaging was damaged after the delivery of the goods, (For the Czech Republic: the supply of goods in closed packaging removed by the consumer which are not suitable for returning for hygiene reasons),
        5.5. the sale of goods that may be mixed inseparably with other goods after delivery due to its nature. (For the Czech Republic: the supply of goods that were mixed irreversibly with other goods after delivery).
    6. The Buyer may exercise his/her right to withdraw from the purchase contract without stating a reason in writing to the Seller´s address or on other permanent data carrier (e.g. by e-mail), or by submitting a completed form available HERE. The period for withdrawal from the purchase contract without stating a reason is us adhered to if the Buyer sends a notice of withdrawal from the purchase contract before the period for withdrawal from the purchase contract expires. Any withdrawal from the purchase contract without stating a reason shall contain the information required in the form for withdrawal from the purchase contract, in particular the identification of the Buyer, number and date of the order, and a detailed specification of the goods. If the Buyer withdraws from the purchase contract, any additional purchase contract related to the purchase contract which the Buyer has withdrawn from shall also be cancelled.
    7. In the case of early termination of the purchase contract, the Buyer, if the goods have already been delivered to him/her, shall return the goods complete, undamaged and clean, with complete documentation, and in the same condition and with the same value as at the time they were taken over, and if possible, the goods should be packed in their original packaging – and should do so within fourteen (14) days of the termination of the purchase contract. The deadline shall be deemed met if the goods were given for transport at least on the last day of the period. It is recommended to have the goods insured. The Seller does not accept cash on delivery shipments. The Buyer shall bear all costs for returning the goods. The Buyer is required to handle the goods and check it with due care. If the Buyer delivers to the Seller goods that are used, damaged or incomplete, the Buyer undertakes to pay the Seller the amount by which the value of the goods has decreased in real terms, the costs incurred by the Seller for repairing and restoring the goods; this does not affect the Seller's claim for damages. (For the Czech Republic: In case of withdrawal from the contract the consumer shall be liable for a decrease in the value of the goods due to them not being handled appropriately according to their nature and characteristics.)
    8. In the case of early termination of the purchase contract, the Seller, if he has already been paid the purchase price, shall refund the Buyer the purchase price within fourteen (14) days, and in the case of withdrawal by the Buyer from the purchase contract without stating a reason, he/she shall also refund all payments received from him/her on the basis of the contract or in relation to it, including any transportation costs, postage and other costs and fees. The Seller shall refund the payment the same way as it was received or otherwise if appropriate (e.g. by wire transfer). The Seller is not obligated to pay the Buyer additional costs if the Buyer opted for a delivery method other than the cheapest common delivery method offered by the Seller. The additional costs are the difference between the cost of the delivery chosen by the Buyer and the cheapest common delivery method offered by the Seller. (For the Czech Republic: If the Buyer (consumer) withdraws from the purchase contract without stating a reason, the Seller shall refund all funds, including the costs for delivery, received from him/her based on the purchase contract, and the funds shall be refunded in the same way as they were received, unless the Buyer agrees to a different way that does not lead to additional costs. If the consumer opted for a delivery method other than the cheapest common delivery method offered by the Seller, the Seller shall refund the consumer the costs of the delivery of the goods amounting to the cheapest delivery method offered.)
    9. The Seller is not obliged to refund the Buyer before the goods are delivered or before the Buyer proves he/she has sent the goods back to the Seller, unless the Seller suggests collecting the goods in person or through a person authorized by him/her.

    Article XV - Personal Data Protection

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

    Article XVI - Copyright

    1. Ihe information, text, video recordings, audio recordings, audiovisual recordings and other content prepared or published by the Seller (hereinafter the “Website Content”) are protected in compliance with Act No. 185/2015. All rights related to the author`s work are exercised by the Seller.
    2. The Buyer and third parties are entitled to use the Website Content only for their own, non-commercial purposes. Any other use, especially further distribution, copying, publishing and provision to a third party, is prohibited without the Seller`s consent.
    3. Any other use of the Seller`s Website Content may result in liability for damage, the fulfilment of the criteria of certain criminal offences, or other legal consequences.

    Article XVII - Applicable Law and Jurisdiction of the Courts for Commercial Contracts

    1. The mutual relationships between the parties arising out of the purchase contract and these Business Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the law of the Slovak Republic (or the law of the Czech Republic if applied imperatively to the relationship between the parties), in particular by the provisions of the Commercial Code, and the parties hereby exclude the application of any conflict of laws principles that would stipulate an applicable law other than the law of the Slovak Republic.
    2. The parties undertake that any disputes arising out of fulfilling the purchase contract and these Business Terms and Conditions shall be preferably resolved by mutual agreement. If the parties fail to come to an amicable resolution, the party which feels aggrieved with respect to its rights shall bring a case to the competent court. All disputes arising between the parties shall be finally resolved by the competent court of the Slovak Republic.

    Article XVIII - Applicable Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Jurisdiction of the Courts for Consumer Contracts

    1. The mutual relationships between the parties arising out of the purchase contract and these Business Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the law of the Slovak Republic (or the law of the Czech Republic if applied to the legal relationship between the parties imperatively. (For the Czech Republic: The contract is concluded in the Slovak language.)
    2. The Buyer (consumer) has the right to contact the Seller with a request for a remedy (by e-mail to info@particlepetides.com), if he/she is not satisfied with how the Seller handled his/her claim or if he/she believes that the Seller has breached his/her consumer rights. If the Seller rejects his/her request or does not reply to it within thirty (30) days of its sending, the Buyer has a right to initiate an alternative dispute resolution.
    3. The competent body for alternative consumer dispute resolution with the Seller is the Slovak Trade Inspection or other competent legal entity registered in the register of alternative dispute resolution entities maintained by the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic available HERE.
    4. The Buyer may file a complaint pursuant to Sec.12 of the ARS Act. The Buyer may also file a complaint though the alternative dispute resolution platform available HERE.
    5. Only a consumer (natural person) who, upon concluding and fulfilling the consumer contract does not act within the scope of his trade or business activity, employment of profession, may use alternative dispute resolution. Alternative dispute resolution only applies to a dispute between a consumer and the Seller arising out of a consumer contract or to a dispute related to a consumer contract. Alternative dispute resolution only applies to distance purchase contracts. Alternative dispute resolution does not apply to disputes involving goods worth less than EUR 20.
    6. An ADR body may charge the consumer a fee for initiating alternative dispute resolution of up to EUR 5, VAT incl.
    7. (For the Czech Republic: The Czech Trade Inspection Authority (www.cois.cz) is the entity responsible for alternative dispute resolution in the Czech Republic. In the case of cross-border disputes, the European Consumer Centre Czech Republic (https://evropskyspotrebitel.cz) may be contacted for access to the relevant alternative dispute resolution entity. The ODR (https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/main/?event=main.home2.show) platform may also be used.)
    8. In addition to alternative dispute resolution, the Buyer (consumer) is entitled to bring a case to the competent general court.

    Article XIX - Final Provisions

    1. The Buyer may use the following contact details of the Seller for any further information or inquiries, complaints or other matters:
      by post: PARTICLE s. r. o., Kolonáda 4490/18, 984 01 Lučenec.
      e-mail: info@particlepetides.com,
      contact persons: Erik Susztay, Managing Director and Viktor Mužila, Managing Director
    2. The supervisory authority the Seller is subject to is
      • 2.1. Inspectorate of the Slovak Trade Inspection for the Banská Bystrica Region, with its seat at: Dolná 46, 974 00 Banská Bystrica,
        2.2. the Public Health Authority, regional public health authorities and the Regional Public Health Authority with its registered office in Banská Bystrica,
        2.3. the Slovak Environmental Inspection and environmental inspectorates,
        2.4. the National Labour Inspectorate and labour inspectorates,
        2.5. Customs offices,
        2.6. the Main Mining Office and district mining offices,
        2.7. the Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic, with its seat at: Kutuzovova 8, 832 47 Bratislava.
    3. No entitlement to a compensation for damages, contractual penalty or other monetary or non-monetary fulfilment arises during force majeure. Force majeure means an event that happened independently of the will of the parties, is unpredictable, insurmountable and irreversible, in particular a flood, fire, earthquake or other natural event or disaster, emergency, riots, uprising, strike, invasion, war, a state of war or emergency, terrorism, epidemic/pandemic or an outbreak of a contagious disease (e.g. COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus), amendments to legislation including the adoption of any new legislation or generally binding measures issued by public authorities including quarantine measures, an embargo, export or import restrictions or other bans and orders.
    4. These Business Terms and Conditions are valid as published on www.particlepeptides.com on the day when a binding order is placed by the Buyer, unless the parties agree otherwise.
    5. The Seller reserves the right to amend these Business Terms and Conditions any time if it is required by a change in the business policy or applicable legislation.
    6. These Business Terms and Conditions come into force and effect on 03.04.2020.