International Terms and Conditions
Site Access Terms - International
(Outside the U.S. and Canada)
Gempler's 100% GUARANTEE
All purchases are 100% guaranteed. If you
are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason, Gempler's will give you your choice of a full credit, equal exchange, or your money back.
Please call our Customer Services Department for your Return Authorization
Number before returning items. Fill out the return form enclosed with your order
and send it back to us with the unwanted item(s). Please prepay shipping; we do
not accept CODs. Custom orders are not returnable, unless the mistake is our
It is acknowledged that no order shall be deemed
accepted unless and until it is verified and accepted by Gempler's in a continental United States facility. Purchaser further consents that
submission of its order shall subject Purchaser to the jurisdiction of the
courts of the United States and the state of acceptance.
Gempler's is required to charge national, state and local
sales tax on all purchased items for which a US customer sales tax exemption
certification is not on file.
PRICE AND PAYMENT
All prices are subject to change without notice. All prices are listed in United
States Dollars. Unless specified otherwise in writing, payment in advance is
required, preferably via wire transfer. Payments must be made in U.S. Dollars.
Purchaser agrees that any credit balances issued will be
applied within one (1) year of its issuance. IF NOT APPLIED OR REQUESTED WITHIN
ONE (1) YEAR, ANY BALANCE REMAINING WILL BE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION, AND Gempler's SHALL HAVE NO FURTHER LIABILITY.
Freight is FOB Janesville, Wisconsin U.S.A. and is
prepaid and added to invoices on all orders. At Gempler's option, freight policy for export orders may be subject to special terms and
conditions. If any item is backordered on an order qualifying for freight
prepayment, that item will be shipped prepaid as Purchaser's exclusive remedy.
Title and risk of loss shall pass to Purchaser on delivery to the common carrier
or vessel in the United States. If product is damaged in transit, we will assist
Purchaser with filing a claim with the carrier, vessel, and/or insurance
COUNTRY OF IMPORTATION
Purchaser represents that it is purchasing the
products for the purpose of exporting them from the United States and importing
them to the country specified in Purchaser's purchase order. Purchaser agrees
that the products will be shipped to that destination in compliance with the
laws of such country, and that there will be no re-export or diversion. If
requested by Gempler's, Purchaser shall provide documentation
satisfactory to Gempler's verifying delivery at the designated
port of entry.
EXPORT AND IMPORT LICENSES; PERMITS AND FREIGHT FORWARDER
expressly agreed otherwise, Purchaser shall be responsible for obtaining and
paying for any permits, licenses, or other governmental authorization(s)
necessary for the exportation or importation of the products into the designated
country of importation, and it shall comply with all laws and regulations
thereof. Purchaser shall select and pay the freight forwarder who shall solely
be the purchaser's agent. The freight forwarder's actions shall not be deemed
authorized by, or binding upon Gempler's, unless expressly
agreed to by Gempler's.
FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT
Purchaser acknowledges that it is not the
agent of Gempler's and represents and warrants that it has not
and covenants that it will not pay anything of value to any government employee
in connection with the resale of the products.
WARRANTY DISCLAIMER EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED IN OUR GUARANTEE, THERE ARE NO
EXPRESS WARRANTIES OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Gempler's SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO AND DISCLAIMS:
(1) ANY OTHER OBLIGATIONS OR LIABILITIES ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT
OR OF WARRANTY,
(2) ANY OBLIGATIONS WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM TORT CLAIMS (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY) OR ARISING UNDER OTHER THEORIES OF LAW WITH
RESPECT TO PRODUCTS SOLD OR SERVICES RENDERED BY Gempler's, OR ANY
UNDERTAKINGS, ACTS OR OMISSIONS RELATING THERETO, AND
(3) ALL CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, AND CONTINGENT DAMAGES WHATSOEVER.
Gempler's LIABILITY IN ALL EVENTS IS LIMITED TO, AND SHALL
NOT EXCEED, THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID.
LOCAL SAFETY STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
Products sold by Gempler's are designed to meet stated U.S. Safety standards and regulations.
Because local safety standards and regulations vary significantly, Gempler's cannot guarantee that our products meet all applicable
requirements in each locality. The Purchaser assumes responsibility for
compliance with such safety standards and regulations in those localities in
which the products will be shipped, sold and used. Before purchase and use of a
product, please review the product application, and national and local codes and
regulations, and be sure that the product, installation, and use will comply
NO WARRANTIES TO CONSUMERS
Gempler's makes no warranties to those defined as consumers
in the Magnuson-Moss Warranty-Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act.
MANUFACTURERS' WARRANTIES & SALES LITERATURE
Most of the products
supplied to Gempler's are warranted to the final consumer by
their manufacturer; copies of such warranties are supplied with the product or
are available from the manufacturer. As a service, Gempler's will obtain copies of consumer warranties from the
warrantor and will furnish them free of charge to customers who request them.
Address requests to: Gempler's, PO Box 5277, Janesville, WI
Requests must include the Gempler's order number and the
manufacturer's model number of each product for which a copy of the warranty is
requested. Gempler's may also furnish sales brochures and other
literature of the manufacturer. Gempler's assumes no
responsibility for the content of such warranties or sales literature by
performing this service.
TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS
Purchaser acknowledges that it has no right,
title or interest in the trademarks or copyrights in the products, and Purchaser
covenants that it will take no action to register or otherwise interfere with
GOVERNING LAW; LIMITATIONS
These terms and conditions shall be
construed, interpreted and performed exclusively according to the laws,
excluding conflict of law rules, of the State of Illinois, United States of
America. Any legal action with respect to any transaction must be commenced
within one year after the cause of action has arisen. The provisions of the
Uniform Commercial Code as adopted by the State of Illinois, and not the United
Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, shall
Actions by Gempler's for nonpayment
by the Purchaser of the purchase price of products sold by Gempler's,
or for redress of other breaches by the Purchaser of the Terms and Conditions of
Sale, may be brought by Gempler's, at its option, before any
judicial court of competent jurisdiction. At Gempler's option,
disputes between the Purchaser and Gempler's, including all
claims for non-performance by Gempler's, shall be finally
settled by arbitration in Chicago, Illinois, USA under the Rules of the American
Arbitration Association, which Rules with respect to matters not regulated by
them shall incorporate the UNCITRAL arbitration rules by one or more arbitrators
appointed in accordance with said Rules applying these Terms and Conditions and
consistent provisions of the internal laws (except conflict of law rules) of the
State of Illinois, USA.
Gempler's shall not be liable for any delay in or
impairment of performance resulting in whole or in part from Acts of God, severe
weather conditions, labor disruptions, governmental decrees or controls,
insurrections, war risks, shortages, inability to procure or ship product or
obtain permits and licenses, supplies or raw materials, or any other
circumstances or causes beyond the control of Gempler's in the
conduct of its business.
On any sales on open account, the Purchaser hereby
grants to Gempler's a priority lien, purchase money security
interest and/or chattel mortgage in the products and any accounts receivable or
cash from resale thereof until full payment is made to Gempler's.
Purchaser agrees to file any financing statements or other appropriate document
with its governmental authorities to assure the validity, priority, and
enforceability of the lien. Purchaser agrees to inform Gempler's immediately if it intends to use any import financing or has or will be granting
a lien or security interest on its inventory to any third party.
Purchaser shall not assign any order or any interest therein
without the written consent of Gempler's. Any actual or
attempted assignment without Gempler's prior written consent
shall entitle Gempler's to cancel such order upon notice to
Purchaser without liability to Gempler's.
MODIFICATION OF TERMS
Gempler's acceptance of any order is subject to
Purchaser's assent to all of the terms and conditions of access and sale as set
forth herein. Purchaser's assent to these terms and conditions shall be presumed
by Purchaser's acceptance of all or any part of the goods or services ordered.
All other contrary terms and conditions are expressly rejected, and no addition
or modification of terms and conditions shall be binding upon Gempler's unless agreed to by Gempler's in writing.
Gempler's and Purchaser are independent contractors.
Purchaser is not authorized to and shall not make any representations on behalf
of which are binding upon Gempler's.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Sale
shall be deemed illegal or unenforceable, such illegality or unenforceability
shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other legal provisions
hereof which together shall then be construed as if such illegal and
unenforceable provision or provisions had not been inserted herein, unless such
illegality or unenforceability shall destroy the underlying business purpose of
these Terms and Conditions.
The terms and conditions in Gempler's Web Site Terms of Access, Terms of Sale, Quotations, Invoices, and Catalog Sales
Terms and Conditions, are incorporated herein by reference and constitute the
entire and exclusive agreement between Purchaser and Gempler's.