GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. General provisions
Please read these General Terms and Conditions carefully before purchasing goods on the website www.head.com. By purchasing goods from this website, you automatically consent to these General Terms and Conditions.
2. Order process and conclusion of this contract
2.1. The order process via our online shop consists of several steps. First, you select the desired goods. Second, you must provide your customer data, including the billing address and delivery address (if different). Third, you must select the payment method. At the end, you can check all the information provided (e.g. name, address, payment method, ordered goods) and correct that information if necessary before placing your order with us by clicking on "Buy now" and thus confirming it. With this confirmation, you agree to our Privacy statement.
2.2. By placing your order, you made a binding offer towards us to conclude a contract with you. The following automatic order confirmation documents that we have received your order but is not yet an acceptance of your order. Acceptance of your order will occur with a separate delivery confirmation email or delivery of the ordered goods. A sales contract is confirmed when the delivery confirmation email or the shipment is sent. Along with the delivery confirmation, we will send you all order details as well as payment and customer service information. Please note, that partial shipments are also possible. In such a case, the sales contract is valid for the goods confirmed within the delivery confirmation only. You will be informed in a separate message of future delivery of the missing goods.
2.3. If, for any reason, we are unable to fulfil your order, we shall notify you by e-mail.
2.4. You must guarantee that all the information you provided to HEAD in your enquiry or in your order is correct and complete. HEAD shall not be obligated to accept orders but shall have the right, at any time and without giving reasons, to examine orders in advance and to reject them.
2.5. We ask for your understanding, that the sale and delivery of goods can only be carried out it household quantities.
3. My account
3.1. On the condition that you provide all required data during the order process, you may place orders with us without setting up a personal user account. However, you also have the possibility to set up your personal user account with a password. This means that your personal data will be saved and you need not enter your information again when placing a new order with us. You also have access to the "My account" section which provides a comprehensive overview of your profile, orders which have not yet been delivered, past orders as well as delivery and payment details. Please click here if you do not currently have an account and would like to find out how to set one up.
3.2. If you set up and use an account on our website, you shall be responsible for protecting your account and your password and for restricting access to your computer. Furthermore, you declare that you agree – to the legally permissible extent – to be liable for all activities which are performed through your account and/or with your password. You must take all required measures to ensure that your password is kept confidential and stored in a safe place and you should notify us immediately if you have reason to believe that a third party has gained access to your password or that your account is being used without prior authorisation or that such unauthorised use is likely.
4. Tracking your order
You can track your order using the tracking number provided in the delivery confirmation e-mail. You may access the website of our courier services provider which contains up-to-date information on your order and the delivery.
5. HEAD Custom Made Products
5.1. For the creation of HEAD Custom Made products, you can provide a combination of letters and change the colours of a product and possibly change other features. This option is available for certain products only. Although we accept the majority of "HEAD Custom Made" orders, we are unable to accept all of them. Some orders may contain materials which we consider to be inappropriate or which we are un-willing to combine with our products. While we reserve the right to reject your order for the personalisation of our goods, you agree that you will be exclusively responsible for the commissioned work. If, at our discretion, your order is not acceptable, we shall have the right to reject your order or to cancel your purchase at a later time; in this case, you will be informed by e-mail.
5.2. You shall guarantee that the personalisation of our products according to your order does not violate any third-party rights and that you are entitled to assign this right to us. You shall agree that no intellectual property rights result from your personalisation. If you have intellectual property rights, these will be transferred to us. To the extent to which such transfer is invalid, you shall grant us an exclusive and limited licence free of charge to use you personalisation as well as to copy, process, amend and present it in public, to digitalise, produce and to distribute it as well as the right to sublicense this right (or parts of it).
5.3. You agree that you have no right to assert any claim against us or other parties if personalisations identical or similar to yours are used or planned by others.
5.4. Please consider a measuring tolerance of +/- 1mm/0.04 inches and +/- 1gr/0.04oz for our HEAD Custom Made racquets. All measurement values are based on the conversion from the metric system. The measurement values are based on measuring devices which we use at our Kennelbach production site in Austria.
5.5. Since this is a custom-made product manufactured on the b
asis of your specifications, you have no right to revoke, cancel or return your order. Any legal warranty rights shall not be affected by this.
6. Prices, shipping charges
6.1. All prices include all taxes, including sales tax and fees, where these are not separately indicated. Obvious errors excepted.
6.2. HEAD calculates delivery and shipping charges separately for each delivery address. Charges to be paid by you for delivering your order will be shown to you before we ask you to confirm you order. Please note that prices for our HEAD Custom Made articles will vary. Prior to order confirmation, we will provide detailed information on the price calculation and the final price for your goods. The total shipping charges will be automatically calcu-lated and shown to you before the order process is finalised.
6.3. In case of deliveries to countries which are not part of the European Economic Area, all relevant import and export expenses as well as all possible charges and fees must be borne by you.
6.4. Whilst every effort is made to make sure details on our website are accurate, we may from time to time discover an error in the pricing of products. If we discover an error in the pricing of a product in your order, we will let you know as soon as possible. We shall be under no obligation to accept or fulfil an order for a product that was advertised at an incorrect price and reserve the right to cancel such an order that has been accepted or is in transit. If you order a product that is priced incorrectly for any reason, we will email or telephone you to inform you that we have not accepted your order and/or that the relevant part of your order has been cancelled. If you have already paid for the goods, we shall refund the full amount as soon as we are able. In the event that products are recalled in transit, we will process your refund once the products have been returned to us.
7. Delivery conditions
7.1. On our website, you will find information on the availability and delivery time of products which are sold by www.head.com (e.g. on the respective product detail page). We would like to point out that all information on product availability are only estimates and approximated values. If during the order processing, HEAD notices that the products ordered by you are not available, you will be informed about this in a separate e-mail. Your legal rights shall not be affected by this.
7.2. You shall bear all costs resulting from unsuccessful delivery if it is impossible to deliver the goods to you because they are too big for your house or flat entrance door or for the staircase, or because you were not available at your provided delivery address, even though you had been informed about the time of delivery in good time.
8. Transfer of risks
In case of contracts under which we deliver goods to you, the risks relating to loss or dam-age to the goods shall always be transferred to you once you or a third party appointed by you who is not the haulage contractor have taken possession of the goods. Irrespective of your rights vis-à-vis the haulage contractor, once the goods are handed over to the haulage contractor the risk shall be transferred to you if the haulage contractor was commissioned by you to transport the goods and this option was not offered by us.
9. Payment conditions
9.1. Ordered products must be paid for in full before such orders will be delivered to you. We accept the following payment methods:
- Visa Credit Card
- Master Card Credit Card
9.2. If, for any reason, the amount payable for your order cannot be collected, your order will be cancelled.
10. Revocation of orders and return information
10.1. Right of revocation
10.1.1. You have the right to revoke the contract without explanation within fourteen days. The revocation period is two weeks. You have the right, without giving reasons, to revoke the contract within fourteen (14) days from the day when you or a third party appointed by you who is not the haulage contractor took possession of the goods.
10.1.2. To execute your right of revocation, you must inform us (HEAD Sport GmbH, attention of “Customer Service HEAD”, Schweizer Str. 104/Halle 7, A-6830 Rankweil, Austria, or by fax to +43 5574 608 311or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org) in due time of your intention to revoke this contract. For this purpose, you may use the revocation form template which is available on our website; however, this is not mandatory.
10.1.3. Sending notification of exercising the right of revocation before the cancellation period ends is sufficient for the compliance with the cancellation period.
10.2. Consequences of revocation
10.2.1. The contract is revoked, we will reimburse to you all payments for the purchased goods which you have returned (including regular delivery costs, but excluding higher delivery costs resulting from choosing a special delivery form). Such reimbursement shall occur immediately or, subject to the situations mentioned below, within fourteen (14) days at the latest from the day we receive your notification of revocation. For this refund, we will use the same means of payment which you used for the original transaction, unless we expressly agree upon something else with you. We will under no circumstances charge any fees to you for such reimbursement. We have the right to deny a refund until you have returned the goods to us or until you provided us with evidence that you have sent the goods back, whichever is earlier.
10.2.2. The goods must be returned at the latest fourteen days from the day on which the contract has been revoked. The term is deemed complied with if you ship the goods before the end of the term of fourteen (14) days.
10.2.3. The direct cost of returning the goods shall be borne by you. However, if you want to return the goods free of charge, please contact our customer service at email@example.com; they will provide you with a prepaid return label from our courier services provider which is absolutely required to return goods free of charge. Please put the article(s) into a box, attach the prepaid return label so that it is clearly visible on the upper side of the box and post the package at the nearest office of our courier services provider.
10.2.4. You shall be responsible for handling the goods with due care and shall be liable for damage caused by you. We reserve the right to claim damages for returned goods which were used or damaged in any other way by you. You will be required to compensate a loss in value if this loss in value can be traced back to a use by you which was not necessary for checking the quality, features or functionality of the goods. We expressly reserve the right to deduct all damages/losses in value from amounts which we must reimburse to you (set-off).
10.2.5. Our online shop does not offer the possibility to directly exchange ordered goods. If you do not wish to keep your goods, please send a notification of revocation as well as the goods back to us according to our return information and simply place a new order to receive the selected goods in another size or colour.
10.3. Exclusion of the right of revocation
The right of revocation does not apply to contracts regarding
- the supply of goods or services for which the price is dependent on fluctuations in the financial market which cannot be controlled by the trader and which may occur within the withdrawal period;
- the supply of goods made to the consumer’s specifications or clearly personalised;
- the supply of goods which are liable to deteriorate or expire rapidly;
- the supply of sealed goods which are not suitable for return due to health protection or hygiene reasons and were unsealed after delivery;
- the supply of goods which are, after delivery, according to their nature, inseparably mixed with other items;
- the supply of alcoholic beverages, the price of which has been agreed upon at the time of the conclusion of the sales contract, the delivery of which can only take place after 30 days and the actual value of which is dependent on fluctuations in the market which cannot be controlled by the trader;
- the supply of sealed audio or sealed video recordings or sealed computer software which were unsealed after delivery;
- the supply of a newspaper, periodical or magazine with the exception of subscription contracts for the supply of such publications.
11. Customer service
If you have any questions, comments or complaints relating to your ordered goods, please contact us at
- HEAD Sport GmbH, attention of: "Customer Service HEAD", Wuhrkopfweg 1, A-6921 Kennelbach, Austria, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, fax no. +43 5574 608 311, phone number 00 800 10103030.
If you have any questions, comments or complaints relating to HEAD Custom Made products, please contact us at:
- HEAD Sport GmbH: "Customer Service HEAD", e-mail: CustomMade@shop.head.com, phone number 00 800 10103030, send a fax to +43 5574 608 311 or simply send a letter to HEAD Sport GmbH, Wuhrkopfweg 1, A-6921 Kennelbach, Austria.
12. Warranty and Liability
12.1 When ordering goods from this website, please note the general information and the special information for the respective product (in particular, but not limited to information on features, selection, maintenance and use of products as well as security of products) displayed on our website as well as the instructions contained in our manuals.
Skiing and snowboarding are hazardous activities. The sport of skiing/snowboarding and the use of ski/snowboard equipment involve a risk of injury to any and all parts of the body. Bindings should be mounted, adjusted and maintained (annually or after every 15 to 20 days of use) and ski/snowboard boots should be fitted to the bindings only by certified ski/snowboard mechanics in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications (see Technical Manual). Nevertheless the use of such bindings cannot guarantee the skier’s/snowboarder’s safety or freedom from injury while skiing/snowboarding.
12.2 Our liability applies explicitly to the obligations and liabilities described within this document as long as not otherwise dictated by law.
12.3 The warranty follows legal provisions. Complaints based on legal warranty claims may be asserted on presentation of proof of purchase with the customer service mentioned above by telephone or email.
12.4 The legal warranty applies on complaints, which occur within the legal warranty period. For goods, this period is two years and begins with the date when the goods are received.
12.5 For products which have been proven to fall under a warranty case, the product will either be repaired or replaced free of charge by HEAD. HEAD is free to choose which solution best applies.
12.6 If the product in question is no longer available or the repair costs are enormously high, HEAD has the right to replace it with a product of similar value.
12.7 Excluded from the warranty are all damages due to transport or improper storage of the product. Damages which occur due to improper use or lack of and improper care of the products, improper mounting, assembly or adjustments, failure to follow the user instructions, damages due to sharp objects, torsion, compression or from dropping the object are excluded from the legal warranty. Any damage caused by abuse or improper use, adjustment or maintenance as well as normal wear and tear are not covered by the warranty.
12.8 No warranty is applicable if:
- The product has been changed or repaired by a person other than HEAD or a HEAD representative
- The product has been repaired with unauthorized replacement parts
- The serial number on the product has been removed, altered or made illegible
In no event shall we or our agents be liable for incidental or consequential damages, whether the claim is based upon contract, warranty, negligence or product liability, including, without limitation, loss to property other than the product itself, loss of use of any property, or other economic losses. Neither we nor any distributor or dealer shall be liable for contribution or indemnification, whatever the cause.
As legally permitted, the warranty claim may not be transferred or reassigned to another person.
13. Data protection
14. Applicable law/place of jurisdiction
Unless otherwise mandatorily required by law, these General Terms of Business are subject to the law of the country to which we deliver pursuant to point 2.1., to the exclusion of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and excluding the conflict-of-law rules.
With regard to HEAD Swimwear Products, the contracting partner is HEAD’s affiliated company Mares SPA, Salita Bonsen 4, 16035, Rapallo (GE), Italy, which is also responsible for the delivery of the HEAD Swimwear Products. The order and payment procedure is being handled by HEAD.
Dated: March 2020