1. ABOUT US AND OUR WEB SITE
1.1 Welcome to our web site www.hfcparis.com (the Site), from which you can purchase fragrance and beauty products (the Product). The Products sold on the Site will be provided to you by SIA “Haute Fragrance Company” (Address: Gertrudes Street 39-1, Riga, Latvia, LV-1021, registration number: 40203147492), which owns the Site (“Haute Fragrance Company”).
2. ABOUT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
2.1 Acceptance of Terms
These terms and conditions (Terms) are the terms on which We sell the Products to you. Please read these Terms carefully before ordering any Products. You should keep a copy of these Terms for future reference. We will also file a copy of any Orders made by you on Site.
These Terms may be changed from time to time where it is necessary for us to do so for legal or regulatory reasons. The Terms applicable to any Order from the Site are those that you agree to when placing your Order. These can be accessed from the Order confirmation email We will send you once you have placed your Order.
2.2 The ordering process and order confirmations
Your Order constitutes an offer to Us to buy the Product. All Orders are subject to availability and to acceptance by Us. We will send you an email acknowledging receipt of your Order. Please note that this does not constitute acceptance by Us. The contract for purchase of the Product is formed when We send you an email confirming your Order.
If a Product you wish to purchase is no longer available, We will inform you via email as soon as possible. Where this is the case, you will not be charged for the Product and you will be given the option to request that We inform you of the future availability of the Product via email.
3. YOUR USE OF THE SITE
3.1 Registration, passwords and security
When you place an Order on the Site, you will have the option to check-out as a guest or to create a client account (“Client Account”). Setting up a Client Account is an easy process and you simply need to complete your details in the My Account section of the Site.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Client Account password and user name and are responsible for all activities that are carried out under them. We do not have the means to check the identities of people using the Site and will not be responsible for losses suffered by you where your password or user name is used by someone else unless this is due to Our negligence. You agree to notify Us immediately by email to if you become aware of or suspect any unauthorised use of your Client Account.
3.2 Your promises to Us
You confirm that:
3.2.1 you are over 16;
3.2.2 all information and details provided by you to Us (including on creating a Client Account) are true, accurate and up to date in all respects and at all times. You can update or correct your personal details at any time by amending your Client Account details at the Site.
3.2.3 you are the holder of a valid credit or debit card.
You agree that in using the Site you will not:
3.2.4 use the Site for any unlawful purpose;
3.2.5 access or attempt to access the accounts of other users or to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Site’s security measures; or
3.2.6 use the Site and any Product you purchase on it for any purpose other than your personal use. This means that We limit the number of items of a single Product you order to four (4) and the total number of Products purchased in one Order to twelve (12) Products and that you should not resell any Products.
3.3 We reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate your access to the Site at any time without notice if We have reasonable grounds to believe you have breached any of these restrictions. This shall not limit Our right to take any other action against you that We consider appropriate to defend Our rights or those of any other person.
3.4 Intellectual Property
3.4.1 SIA “Haute Fragrance Company” and its affiliated companies (collectively “The Haute Fragrance Companies”) own all intellectual property rights in the Products, the Site as a whole, and its content, including but not limited to all copyright, design, and trademark rights in names, logos, designs, texts, data compilations, graphics, audio clips, films, photographs, animations, illustrations, drawings, software and computer codes (“Content”), or have been granted all necessary licenses to use the same.
3.4.2 Use of the Site and its Contents grants you no rights in relation to the intellectual property in the Site. Subject to paragraph 3.3.3, you may not copy, reproduce, duplicate, modify, edit, republish, download, post, broadcast, record, transmit, sell, exploit, or distribute any part of the Site or its Content without Our prior written consent.
3.4.3 Subject to these Terms, We grant you a non-exclusive and revocable license to use the Site for personal use only. Such license does not permit you to use the Site for commercial use and/or purposes, When you use the Share function on the Site in order to share information from the Site via social media platforms (such as Facebook and Twitter), you acknowledge and agree that you will be sharing this content solely for personal use and/or purposes.
3.4.4 Your use of the Site and/or it's Content must not in any way cause damage to the Site and its ability to function (including but not limited to the use of data gathering and extraction tools) nor prejudice or damage the reputation of The Haute Fragrance Companies or the Products.
3.4.5 The purchase by you of the Products from the Site does not entitle you to alter the nature of or repurpose the Product and resell the same. The resale of repurposed or altered Product may infringe on the rights of The Haute Fragrance Companies.
3.4.6 Use of Our intellectual property other than that permitted under this paragraph 3.3 may infringe The Haute Fragrance Companies’ rights in the Site and We reserve on Our own behalf and that of The Haute Fragrance Companies’ the right to take any appropriate legal actions to protect such rights.
3.5 Links to and from other Websites
3.5.1 You may link to pages on the Site where you wish to reference products or content. However, if We request you to remove such links to the Site, you must do so immediately. If you fail to remove the links to the Site as requested by Us, we may block your link.
3.5.2 Other third party websites may provide links to the Site from time to time. You acknowledge that:
22.214.171.124 these websites are not under Our control and We, therefore, cannot exercise any control over the content of such website;
126.96.36.199 the inclusion of a link to the Site does not imply any endorsement of the material contained in such websites nor any association with their operators on Our part;
188.8.131.52 We will not be party to any transaction or contract with a third party that you may enter into via such sites; and
184.108.40.206 you agree that you will not involve Us in any dispute between you and the third party.
4. PRICE AND PAYMENT
4.1 The price of a Product is the price stated on the Site at the time you place your order except in the case of obvious error. We try and ensure that all prices on Our Site are accurate, but errors may occur. If We discover an error in the price of a Product you have ordered before the formation of a contract between Us in accordance with paragraph 2.2 of these Terms We will inform you as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your Order at the correct price or canceling it. If you cancel, no payment will be taken from your card.
4.2 Prices on the Site are displayed in EUR and are inclusive of Value Added Tax. Delivery charges are not included in the Product price. The total cost of your Order is the price of the Products ordered plus the applicable delivery charges depending on the delivery option you select (the charges are as set out in the Delivery Costs section of the Site). We will let you know the total cost of your Order (including delivery charges based on the delivery option you have selected) prior to your placing of the Order.
4.3 Please note that Product prices may change over time and the prices payable are those on the Site at the time of Order. If you have opted to create a Client Account, the prices displayed on the Orders page within the “My Account” section of the Site will be the price paid by you at the time of that particular Order being placed. Reordering a Product at a later date may therefore present a different price for the same Product at the checkout and, where the Terms have been changed as described in paragraph 2.1, may be subject to different Terms.
4.4 We accept payment credit card and debit cards (VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, American Express).
4.5 By placing your Order and making an offer to buy a Product, you authorize us to transmit information (including any updated information) or to obtain information about you from third parties from time to time and this may include verification checks involving your debit or credit card number or credit reports in order to authenticate your identity; to validate your credit card; to obtain an initial credit card authorization; to protect you and us from fraud; and to enable us to arrange delivery of your Order to your nominated delivery address.
4.6 We will send you a copy of your invoice as an attachment to the Order confirmation email We send. In addition, where you have opted to create a Client Account, you will have the option to download your invoice from the ‘My Account’ section under My Orders.
4.7 You confirm that the credit/debit card being used is yours. All credit/debit card holders are subject to validation checks and authorization by the card issuer. Such validation checks may include Us calling you to verify that the credit/debit card belongs to You. If the issuer of your card refuses to authorize payment or we cannot verify your identity within 48 hours of contacting you, We will not accept your Order and We will not be responsible for any delay or non-delivery. We shall inform you of such non-acceptance by email. We are not obliged to inform you of the reason for the refusal.
4.8 We are not responsible for your card issuer or bank charging you as a result of Our processing of your credit/debit card payment in accordance with your order.
Each Order will be accompanied by samples of Our Products so that you can further explore the range of Products available on the Site.
6. DELIVERY AND OWNERSHIP
6.1 We accept Orders for delivery to mainland Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Israel, United States of America, United Arab Emirates only. We are also not able to make deliveries to PO Boxes.
6.2 Products will be dispatched by DHL Express. All our deliveries are made with a proven track record of reliability and speed.
6.3 Subject to successful verification checks of your credit/debit card and identity in accordance with paragraph 4.8 above, We shall do Our best to dispatch the Product to you as soon as possible after you place your Order.
6.4 You shall be informed by email/text when the parcel has been processed by DHL Express. You will have the option to change the date of delivery and nominate a person to take delivery of the Product on your behalf (within a limit of three (3) working days from the original scheduled delivery date).
In the event that you (or a person identified by you to take delivery of the Product on your behalf) are not available at the time of delivery, you will be contacted by phone via SMS or e-mail to schedule a new delivery slot. Wherever possible, a notice will also be left at your address that delivery of your Order has been attempted.
6.5 As soon as the Product is delivered to you (or a person identified by you to take delivery of the Product on your behalf), you are responsible for it.
6.7 Please note that We are only able to investigate problems relating to your delivery with 10 for up to 14 days following your delivery. Failure to contact us within this period of time, may result in us being unable to verify your complaint.
7. CANCELLATION, RETURNS AND REFUNDS
7.1 Before dispatch.
If you wish to change or cancel your Order prior to the Product(s) having been dispatched you can either select the “cancel” option within the Site ‘My Account’ section or write to Our Client Services team to e-mail , with your Order number, to discuss what practical options are available to you. Cancellation is possible within 24 hours after placing the order. In the event that your Order has already been dispatched, please return your Order once received in accordance with Our Returns Policy below.
7.2 After dispatch.
We hope that you will be delighted with your order. However, if you wish to return the Product(s), you have the right to return your Order within 14 days without giving any reason, even if the Product is not defective. This right is subject to certain conditions as set out below:
7.2.1 Your cancellation period will expire 14 days after the day on which you (or a person indicated by you to take delivery, other than the carrier) take delivery of the Products. If your Order is delivered in multiple lots, the 14 days will start counting from the day on which you (or a person indicated by you to take delivery, other than the carrier) takes delivery of the final Products. For example, if you receive your (final) Product on the 1st of the month then your cancellation period will end on the 14th of that month.
7.2.2 You must inform Us of your decision to cancel your Order by a clear statement prior to the end of the cancellation period. You may inform us by any of the methods below, however it will help Us to process your refund more quickly if you use Our online returns form which can be downloaded from the My Account section of the Site or by writing Our Customer Services Team. Email at .
If you use this option, We will communicate to you an acknowledgment of receipt of such a withdrawal on a durable medium (e.g. by email) without delay.
7.2.3 You have taken reasonable care of the Product prior to return. In particular this means that you should not have used the Product and any tags, labels or protective packaging should not have been removed.
7.2.4 You return the Product to Us without undue delay and in any event within 14 days of informing Us of your decision to cancel.
7.2.5 You return the Product in suitable packaging to ensure it reaches Us in good condition. In order to ensure the Product reaches us in good condition in accordance with these Terms We recommend you use the original packaging you received the Product in to return it to Us.
7.3 Faulty Products.
Any Product We send you should meet its description on the Site and be fit for purpose. If however a Product is faulty or does not meet the description given on the Site at the time you placed your Order, please contact Our Client Service Team as soon as possible on with your Order number.
For faulty Products, please return these to Us at Gertrudes street 39-1, Riga, LV1011, Latvia. Following receipt, We will refund the purchase price, delivery charge, and any reasonable shipping costs you incur in returning the Product to Us. Please note that this does not include any costs incurred by you in returning the Products in person.
7.4 Returning the Product(s).
We recommend that the Products are returned to Us using one of the methods described below:
7.4.1 By post to Haute Fragrance Company, Gertrudes street 39-1, Riga, LV1011, Latvia along with the Return Form provided in the delivery package
7.5 Effects of cancellation
If you cancel your Order in accordance with paragraph 7.2, We will reimburse to you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery (except for the supplementary costs arising if you chose a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by Us or in the event you chose to keep one or more items from your Order).
We will make the reimbursement without undue delay and not later than:
(a) 14 days after the day We receive back from you any Products supplied, or
(b) (if earlier) 14 days after the day you provide satisfactory evidence that you have returned the goods.
We will make such reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of such reimbursement.
7.6 Products which may not be returned
Please note that, unless they are faulty, you do not have the right to return Products that are sealed for health protection or hygiene reasons where their packaging is unsealed or any protective strip has been removed or damaged. This means that it will not be possible for Us to accept the return of any fragrance or other Product where the cellophane has been unsealed or another protective seal has been removed.
8. OUR LEGAL OBLIGATIONS AND LIMITS ON OUR LIABILITY TO YOU
8.1 We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by Our negligence or that of Our employees and agents. We do not seek to exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation by Us or Our employees or agents.
8.2 You have certain rights under the law. These include that We have the right to supply the Product to you and that any Products supplied by Us will be of satisfactory quality and as described. You have certain legal remedies if we breach any of these rights. Nothing in these Terms is intended to affect these legal rights or other rights to which you may also be entitled, for example to damages or specific performance.
8.3 If We breach these Terms We shall only be liable for losses which are a reasonably foreseeable consequence of such a breach, up to a maximum of the greater of EUR100 or the total value of the Order. Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by you and Us at the time of entering into this Agreement.
8.4 We are not responsible for:
8.4.1 losses not caused by Our fault;
8.4.2 losses which are a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not reasonably foreseeable by you and Us at the time of entering into this Agreement, for example, loss of profits or loss of opportunity;
9.1 If you breach these Terms and We take no action against you, We will still be entitled to use Our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these Terms.
9.2 If any part of these Terms is disallowed or found to be ineffective by any court or regulator, the other provisions shall continue to apply.
9.3 These Terms are not intended to give rights to anyone except you and Us.
9.4 Complaints and disputes
9.5 We will do Our best to resolve any disputes in relation to these Terms. If you wish to take court proceedings against Us you must do so within the Republic of Latvia .
9.6 If We are unable to resolve any disputes between Us about this Agreement you have the right to refer the dispute to the EU’s Online Dispute Resolution platform.
10. PERSONAL DATA AND PRIVACY