Terms and conditions


The Contract 

All contracts for the sale of goods made through the Global Academic Press webshop are made between you, as the customer, and Global Academic Press, Florijnruwe 111-06 6218 CA Maastricht, The Netherlands (hereinafter ‘Global Academic Press’).

Global Academic Press must receive payment of the whole of the price for the goods that you order before your order can be accepted, and the contract formed. Once payment has been received Global Academic Press will confirm that your order has been received by sending you an email at the email address you have provided. The email will include your name, the order number and the total price. Global Academic Press acceptance of your order brings into existence a legally binding contract.


Availability of goods 

If there is insufficient stock to deliver some or all of the goods you have ordered, Global Academic Press will notify you as soon as possible of which parts of your order that will be accepted and those that will be rejected. Any sums paid by you for goods not supplied to you will be re-credited to your account and Global Academic Press will let you know by email which orders have been satisfied and which have been rejected. Any refund owed to you will be made as soon as possible. Global Academic Press will not be obliged to offer any additional compensation, for example, for disappointment suffered.


Postage & Packaging

Postage and packing is charged in addition to the charge for the goods. The cost of postage and packing depends on the region the goods are is delivered to. The prices for postage and packing appear on the Global Academic Press webshop and when you make your order, you accept them.


Delivery of Goods

Global Academic Press endeavours to dispatch your order within three days of receipt of the order. If the goods you ordered are out of stock, or if there is postal disruption, Global Academic Press will get in touch with you when your order is received and inform you of the best delivery schedule. If that schedule is not acceptable to you, you may choose to cancel your order.

Global Academic Press will post, or arrange a courier, to send the goods to the person and address you provided when you made your order. For goods delivered outside of the EU, the person to whom the consignment is sent (consignee) will be regarded as the declarant and importer into the country to which the order is sent. The consignee will be responsible for both customs clearance and payment of any customs duties and local taxes where required. It is accepted by you that Global Academic Press has no control over additional charges in relation to customs clearance. Please check with your local customs officials or post office for more information regarding importation taxes/duties that may be applicable to your order.

You will become the owner of the goods you have ordered when the goods are dispatched to you.


Returns policy 

If for any reason you are not happy with your purchases, you may cancel your order within 14 days of receiving the goods. You do not need to give any reason and will not have to pay any penalty.

You simply need to notify Global Academic Press that you are cancelling your order and send the goods back to the return address noted on the delivery label as soon as possible. When you return the goods please include your full name and contact details and retain proof of posting. The cost of returning the goods will be borne by you.

Once Global Academic Press has received the goods, provided they are in good condition, the amount you have paid for the goods will be re-credited to your account.


Replacement of faulty or damaged goods

If the goods are damaged when you receive them, you should let Global Academic Press know within 14 working days of delivery. You should then return them to Global Academic Press and Global Academic Press will replace them at no cost to you.


Liability

If the goods delivered are not what you ordered or are damaged or defective or the delivery is of an incorrect quantity, Global Academic Press shall have no liability to you unless you notify Global Academic Press of the problem, in writing within 14 working days of the delivery of the goods.

If you do not receive goods ordered by you within 30 days of the date on which they were despatched, Global Academic Press shall have no liability to you unless you notify Global Academic Press in writing within 40 days of the date on which the goods were dispatched.

If you notify a problem to Global Academic Press, Global Academic Press may, at its discretion, agree to make good any shortage or non-delivery; to replace or repair any goods that are damaged or defective; or to refund to you the amount paid by you for the goods. However, Global Academic Press not be liable to you for any indirect or consequential loss or damage arising out of any problem you notify to us and shall have no liability to pay any money to you by way of compensation other than to refund to you the amount paid by you for the goods.

Note however, these conditions do not limit any rights you might have as a consumer under applicable local law. Nor do they exclude or limit our liability to you for any death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.

Nothing in this contract creates any right which is enforceable by or in relation to any person who is not a party to the contract. For the avoidance of doubt, Global Academic Press shall have no additional liability towards you, once any liability assumed by Global Academic Press has been paid.


Force Majeure

Global Academic Press shall have no liability to you for any failure to deliver goods you have ordered or any delay in doing so or for any damage or defect to goods delivered that is caused by any event or circumstance beyond its reasonable control.


Invalidity

If any part of these conditions is unenforceable (including any provision in which Global Academic Press excludes its liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of these conditions will not be affected.


Complaints

If you have a complaint, please contact Global Academic Press at the contact address on the Global Academic Press webshop. In order to investigate your complaint, please ensure that it is described clearly. No complaint whose meaning is unclear will be investigated.


Governing Law

The contract between you and Global Academic Press shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Dutch law, and the Dutch courts shall have jurisdiction to resolve any disputes between you and Global Academic Press.


Entire Agreement

These terms and conditions, together with the current webshop prices, delivery details and Global Academic Press contact details, set out the whole of our agreement relating to the supply of the goods to you by Global Academic Press. They may only be varied by Global Academic Press.


Webshop

The nature of Internet communications means that your communications may be susceptible to data corruption, interception and delays. Global Academic Press shall not be responsible for any detrimental reliance you place on the Global Academic Press webshop or its contents.

In addition, Global Academic Press makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose of the information on the Global Academic Press webshop or that it is free of viruses or other harmful components.

The information contained on the site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All liability of Global Academic Press for any such inaccuracies or errors is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

Global Academic Press shall not be liable for damages of any kind arising in connection with the use of the Global Academic Press webshop.

The Global Academic Press webshop may contain links to sites of other organisations, which are not within its control. Global Academic Press has no responsibility any information you can access via other websites.