Terms and Conditions
1.1 The Sustainable Angle (“TSA”) is a not for profit organisation established as an association under the laws of Switzerland. It operates an online platform, the “Future Fabrics Virtual Expo” (“Virtual Expo”) to support and inform the apparel and fashion industry of textiles with a lowered environmental impact, offering information and access to textiles with a lowered environmental impact.
1.2 ‘Virtual Expo’ is part of TSA. For the purposes of commercial activity, ‘Virtual Expo’ trades through TSA. The ‘trade’ is the access to information and pictures solely.
1.3 The following terms and conditions relate to the purchase of accessing specific information and photographs of textiles with a lowered environmental impact online via the website www.futurefabricsvirtualexpo.com and must be accepted to enable access to the information by clicking the box ‘I hereby confirm that I have read and accept the terms and conditions of TSA regarding the information’.
1.4 These terms and conditions for online purchases should be read in conjunction with the terms and conditions related to the use of the website, the copyright statement and TSA’s privacy and data protection statements.
1.5 The handling and collecting of any personal information submitted to virtual expo are processed in accordance with local law as well as are not sold to third parties.
1.6 TSA reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time without prior notification.
In these terms and conditions, the following terms shall have the following meanings, unless other-wise stated:
2.1 TSA – The Sustainable Angle. TSA is a not for profit organisation established in Switzerland, c/o Bochud, Hirschmattstrasse 13, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland. Future Fabrics Virtual Expo is part of The Sustainable Angle and trades under this name.
2.2 The site – www.futurefabricsvirtualexpo.com
2.3 Registered user – individual registered on the website – www.futurefabricsvirtualexpo.com
2.4 Item or items – information accessible after purchasing
2.5 Point of sale – the time at which an item is made available for access and a registered user con-firms their intention to purchase the item.
3. General conditions
3.1 All Items purchased are for the sole use of the Registered User (individual or organisational). The Registered User undertakes not to copy, distribute, share or otherwise broadcast any items purchased from TSA. TSA assumes no responsibility for any purchases of any merchandise made based on the information contained on the Items.
3.2 All communication with TSA in respect of the purchase of Items should be done through the site or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
3.3 As part of the registration process, each Registered User must define a username, provide a valid email address and create a password. It is the responsibility of the Registered User to ensure that every effort is made to keep the registration details secure and not to disclose them to anyone. Usernames cannot be transferred or assigned and Registered Users must not permit, either directly or indirectly, anyone other than themselves to use their username and password for the purchase of items.
3.4 It is the responsibility of the Registered User to keep the username, password and contact details up-to-date.
3.5 These terms and conditions are exclusively and in all respects governed by Swiss law, excluding conflict of laws and provisions. Any problems arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions, the use of the Virtual Expo website or the relationship between the Registered User and TSA shall be exclusively submitted to the jurisdiction of the courts of Lucerne, Switzerland.
4. Conditions of Order Processing
4.1 Items may be purchased using the following credit / debit cards: Visa, Mastercard provided by Sagepay http://www.sagepay.co.uk/policies, as well as Paypal.
4.2 Items are generally available from their release date; occasionally, technical reasons may result in a delay to Registered Users being able to access the item. TSA will make all reasonable endeavours to resolve any technical issues as soon as possible.
4.3 Credit / debit cards are debited at point of sale as defined in clause 2.5. Any delay to the Registered User regarding its access to the Item for technical reasons will be dealt with as outlined in item 4.2.
4.4 Prices quoted on the site are inclusive and represent the price that will be charged to the Registered User’s credit or debit card at point of sale.
4.5 The contract is entered into between TSA and the Registered User at the point of sale and will be confirmed by email to the address supplied through the site. This confirmation email amounts to the acceptance by TSA of the Registered User’s offer to purchase the Item.
4.6 Whilst TSA makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of prices on the site, errors may occur. TSA will use its best endeavors to correct any errors as soon as possible and to notify registered users of any amendments where such amendment affects their purchase of an item. The Registered User will be given the option to cancel its order or to reconfirm the purchase of the Item at the amended price. TSA is under no obligation to fulfil a purchase order for an Item which was advertised at the incorrect price.
4.7 Purchased items are non-exchangeable, non-transferable and non-refundable except where the Registered User can prove that the Item was wrongly described or was incorrectly supplied. Minimum age is 14.
4.8 It is the responsibility of the Registered User to submit refund claims within 14 days of point of sale. Refunds will be at the discretion of TSA and will be re-credited to the debit / credit card originally used for the purchase of the Item. Such refunds will be processed within 14 days of receipt of the claim. TSA reserves the right to refuse a refund and its decision is final.
4.9 Registered Users are able to cancel the purchase of an Item prior to the point of sale, in which event no debit from the credit or debit card will be made by TSA.
4.10 Once the Item has been made available to the Registered User, cancellations will not be accepted unless covered by clause 4.7 above.
4.11 TSA accepts no liability beyond a refund of the cost of the item.
5. Intellectual Property, Copyright Notices and Logos
5.1 For the purposes of these terms and conditions, Intellectual Property means patents, rights to inventions, copyright and related rights, rights in goodwill or to sue for passing off, rights in designs, rights in computer software, database rights, trade marks, trade names and domain names, rights in confidential information (including know-how and trade secrets) whether registered or unregistered and including all applications (or rights to apply) for, and renewals and extensions of, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which may now or in the future subsist in any part of the world.
5.2 Intellectual Property appearing on the site which is the property of TSA cannot be used, distributed, sold, adapted or reproduced in any medium without license. Unlicensed use will be prosecuted and is subject to specific performance. In addition, it may lead to compensatory damages.
5.3 Clauses 5.1 to 5.2 are in addition to the information held in TSA’s copyright statement.