Sect. 1 Scope of validity, customer information
The following general terms and conditions (GTC) govern the contractual relationship between Bastiaan de Winter and entrepreneurs who purchase goods in our shop Conditions that oppose or differ from our terms and conditions are not accepted by us. The contract language is German.
Sect. 2 Conclusion of contract
(1) The offers on the internet represent a binding offer to you to buy goods.
(2) You can add one or more products into the shopping cart. In the course of ordering process you enter your data and desires concerning payment method, delivery modalities etc. Once you have entered your information and clicked the order button, you submit a binding offer to conclude a purchase contract.
Sect. 3 Customer information: Storage of the contractual text
Your order with details of the contract concluded (e.g. type of product, price, etc.) will be stored by us. We will send the GTC to you, but you can also access the GTC at any time via our website. As a registered customer you will have access to your past orders in the customer login area: order history and details.
Sect. 4 Customer information: Correction note
You can amend your entries at any time before submitting the order by using the delete key. We will keep you informed throughout the checkout process of further correction options. You can terminate the order process also at any time by closing of the browser window completely.
Sect. 5 Statute of limitations of your warranty
(1) The warranty complies with the statutory provisions.
(2) Your warranty claims due to defects in the good sold shall become time-barred one year after the passing of risk. The following claims are excluded from this rule:
- on compensation for damages
- for maliciously concealed defects
- arising from any granted warranty
- on recourse under §§ 445a, 478 Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch (BGB, Civil Code)
- due to defects in building materials and components which have been used in accordance with their normal use for a building and which have caused its defectiveness.
The statutory limitation periods shall apply to these excluded claims. If a warranty period is applicable, the longer period shall apply in favor of the buyer.

Additional terms and conditions for marketing our products
§ 1 Selling of our products on market places, especially Amazon and Ebay, is explicitly not allowed.
§ 2 The use of our product pictures and texts is only allowed with the allowance of Bastiaan de Winter, provided they are used for marketing of products purchased from us.
§ 3 It is preferred to market our products using our registered brand Hof Sonnenschein®.  It is explicitly not allowed to sell our products mentioning other brand names.