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Terms and Conditions of Giostyle SpA

Users of the Services offered by Giostyle SpA acknowledge and accept these terms and conditions, the Privacy Policy forms an integral part of these terms and conditions.

Owner of GiòStyle Store  and related Services

GiòStyle Spa

Via Battaina, 393/C

24059 URGNANO (BG) Italy

Iscrizione al Registro delle Imprese  REA MB1880219

VAT: 07595370961

Phone number: +39 0881 025160

E-mail: storegiostyle@upcommerce.com

Information about Giostyle Store

Gio'Style is the new website that helps you carrying the flavors of your food everywhere. Gio'Style offers a wide range of product conceived for food storage, also when you're away from home.

Every purchase is protected by the guarantee “Giostyle Store safe and quality”: data protection, secure payment with SSL decryption, products 100% original and money-back guarantee.

1 Introduction

1.1 This document

This document is a legal agreement between you, the User, and the entity providing GiòStyle Store. It governs your use of the online properties and, in any case, for the use of the services provided.

1.2 Definitions

“Terms and Conditions (or Terms, or Agreement)”: means that the terms of this agreement are binding on the relationship between you and Giostyle SpA once you have accepted the terms.

“User”, “you”, “your”, and similar terms, either in singular or plural form, refer to you, the User, as natural or legal person.

“Consumer”: any natural person who, in commercial practices covered by this Directive, is acting for purposes which are outside his trade, business, craft or profession.

“We”, “our” and similar terms: refer to the corporation that owns and manages Giostyle Store.

“Order Confirmation”: indicates the e-mail that Giostyle Store send when the products are shipped as dispatch confirmation of some or all of the purchased products.

“Purchase Order Process”: indicates the e-mail that Giostyle Store  send when the purchase order was received.

“Service”: the service offered by Giostyle store as described in these terms.

“Withdrawal Form”: is the form to fill out and send to Giostyle spa in case of withdrawal from the purchase.

“Return Form for Replacement”: is the form to fill out and send to Giostyle spa in case of defects discovered in products purchased.

1.3 Regulations for drawing up these Terms

The sale and purchase of products on Giostyle store constitute a distance selling agreement governed by multiple regulations, including:

1.4 Changes to these Terms

Giostyle spa reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time, informing Users by e-mail and within the website itself.

Therefore Users are invited to consult the latest version of the Terms and Conditions before making any purchase.

The applicable Terms and Conditions are those applicable on the date of dispatch of the Purchase order.

Users who continue to use Giostyle store after the publication of the changes accept the new Terms in their entirety.

1.5 Acceptance of this Agreement

In order to use Giostyle Store, you must read this Agreement carefully and agree to accept the same and the Privacy Policy which is an integral part of the Agreement.

If you don’t accept the Terms you cannot use the Service.

1.6 Geo-blocking Prohibition (Users in EU)

In compliance with current regulations concerning Geo-blocking, Giostyle spa makes no distinction between prices, promotions, payments or shipping, based on the consumer’s country of origin.

The EU User, who buy from our store, purchase under the same conditions laid down for all Users within the European Union.

2 Content on Giostyle Store and conditions of use

2.1 Using without registration

To purchase on Giostyle Store, a prior registration is not require. However, during the purchasing process, it is required that the data entered must be correct, complete and true to dispatch the order.

The user will be required to fully accept these Terms and the Privacy Policy before moving forward with the completion of the order.

For everything that is not expressly authorized by this paragraph, refers entirely to the use of the service by registered users indicated below.

2.2 Registration

Users shall be required to register by providing, in a true and complete manner, all of the necessary data in the registration form and accept the Privacy Policy along with the following Terms.

The User is obliged to safeguard your access credentials and maintain their confidentiality.

The registration Credentials must be used exclusively by the user and cannot be transferred to third parties. The user undertakes to keep them secret and to ensure that no one has access to them, as well as to inform Giostyle spa without delay, in case of suspected improper use and / or disclosure of the same.

It is understood that Giostyle spa cannot, under any circumstances, be held liable in the event of the loss, dissemination, theft or unauthorized use by third parties of the user access credentials, on any grounds.

2.3 Cancellation and closure of user account

Registered users can delete their own accounts, request the cancellation or stop using the Service at any moment, through Giostyle SpA interface or by contacting directly Giostyle SpA via the contact addresses provided in the present document.

Giostyle SpA, in the event of violation of these Terms, reserves the right to suspend or terminate the User’s account at any time and without notice.

Giostyle SpA reserves the right to suspend or terminate the User’s account at any time and without notice if it considers that:

2.4 Content available on Giostyle SpA

The content available on Giostyle SpA is protected by the laws in force on intellectual property rights and by related international treaties. Unless otherwise stated, use of any content is permitted exclusively within the limits set forth in the present clause.

Giostyle SpA grants the User, for the entire duration of the Agreement, a personal, non-assignable and non-exclusive license for the use of such content. Such license is solely intended for personal use of any such content and never for its commercial use and is limited to the User's device.

Therefore, User may not copy and/or download and/or share (beyond the limits set forth below), modify, publish, transmit, sell, sublicense, edit, transfer/assign to third parties or create derivative works from the content, even of third parties, available on Giostyle SpA, nor allow any third party to do so through the User or its device, even without User's knowledge

Where explicitly stated on Giostyle SpA, the User may be authorized, only for personal use, to download and/or copy and/or share some content available through Giostyle SpA, for its sole personal use and provided that the copyright attributions and all the other attributions requested by the Owner are correctly implemented.

2.5 Content provided by third parties

Giostyle SpA does not moderate the content or links provided by third parties before their publication on Giostyle SpA.

Giostyle SpA is not responsible for the content provided by third parties or for its availability.

2.6 Content provided by the User

Users are responsible for their own content and that of third parties that they share through Giostyle SpA, that they upload and post on or that they transfer by any other means.

Users confirm that they have all the necessary consents from third parties whose data and/or content they share with Giostyle SpA and hereby indemnify the Owner for any liability or claim arising against Giostyle SpA in connection with illegal distribution of third-party content or unlawful use of the Service.

Giostyle SpA does not moderate the content provided by Users or by third parties but will act if complaints are received from Users or if orders are issued by the public authorities regarding content deemed offensive or illegal.

In particular, Giostyle SpA may decide to suspend or interrupt the visualization of content in the event that:

2.7 Rights over content provided by Users

The only rights granted to Giostyle SpA in relation to content provided by Users are those necessary to operate and maintain Giostyle SpA.

2.8 Services provided by third parties

Users may use third-party services or content included in GiòStyle Store, but they must be aware of these third parties' terms and conditions and have given consent to them.

No circumstances will GiòStyle  Store be deemed liable in relation to the proper functionality or availability, or both, of third-party services.

2.9 Forbidden use

The Service shall be used only in accordance with these Terms.

Users may not:

3 Conditions of sale

3.1 Purchasing process B2C

Each order sent constitutes an offer to purchase products. Orders are subject to availability and to Giostyle SpA’s discretionary acceptance, at the conditions stated in the present document. Users must select the products and complete the check-out, after having attentively verified the information in the order summary. The electronic submission of the offer to purchase creates for the User the obligation of payment of the price, taxes and shipping and further payment fees indicated in the Order Summary.

The order processing receipt does not constitute acceptance of the order. The sale contract is entered into when the Order Confirmation email is sent by Giostyle SpA to the email address provided by the User.

Giostyle SpA reserves the right to invalidate an order, by promptly informing the User, within 10 (ten) working days of the order entry, using the email address associated with their purchase, about the unavailability of one or more of the purchased products. In this case, Giostyle SpA will refund all the payments made by the User.

Purchasing process B2B (con partita IVA)

Users that wish to purchase as a company, in possession of VAT, should contact Giostyle SpA for the order, in order to issue the invoice excluding VAT.

It’s possible to use the e-mail address: storegiostyle@upcommerce.com

3.2 Method of payment

Giostyle SpA uses third-party tools for its payment processing and is not connected, in any way, with any of the provided payment information – such as the credit card – provided by the User.

You can use the following methods as tools for a secured payment process:

Any costs related to the denied payments shall be paid by the User.

All the prices are inclusive of VAT and expressed in currency of the country from which you purchase. The resulting total price at the end of the purchase procedure is inclusive of transport charges, but does not include custom duties and/or possible additional charges on the sale price, necessary in order to import goods in non-EU countries. Any supplementary charges relative to clearance procedures shall be paid exclusively by the User.

To get acquainted in detail with all of the possible payment options, you can visit the section Payment methods present on the website.

If use is made of PayPal method, it’s possible and recommended to read the terms of use at the following link.

3.3 Customer service

Customer service is available via the contact form at the following link.

The Service is available from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:00 GMT and will answer the customers’ requests through the e-mail address: storegiostyle@upcommerce.com.

For the correct management of the requests, the Customer Service will use a ticketing system.

The Customer service reserves a maximum time of 72 hours to process and to correctly manage the requests.

Any request received on public holidays will receive a response on the first business day.

3.4 Retention of title

The products remain the property of Giostyle Spa until the price of the ordered products is fully paid up.

3.5 Product Availability

Prices, descriptions or availability of the products on display are subject to change without notice, on the understanding that the price charged to the User is the one published on the product information sheet at the time the order is placed.

The photos posted are indicative and may not be exact representation of the product.

Giostyle SpA will do its best to present the characteristics of the products with the highest degree of detail possible within each sheet corresponding to the product viewed by the User. However, images, colors and of any other characteristic of the products offered for sale on Giostyle Spa may differ from the real ones due to multiple factors including, by way of example only, the User’s terminal monitor, photographic filters, etc. Therefore, the User acknowledges and agrees that any such minor differences do not constitute a lack of conformity of the products. 

In any case of unavailability of the ordered Product, without prejudice to the rights attributed to the user by the law, Giostyle SpA will refund the total due Amount without undue delay and, in any case, within 15 (fifteen) working days from the date of receipt. This amount will be credited to the same payment method used by the user for the purchase or other method of payment agreed between the User and Giostyle SpA. Possible delays in crediting may depend on the bank, the type of credit card or the payment solution used.       

3.6 Execution of the Order

The Order is executed in the terms specified in the summary page and in the Order Confirmation e-mail the email order confirmation, subject to the availability of the product ordered.

Giostyle SpA reserves a period of 1-5 working days for the appropriate preparation of the Order.

Giostyle SpA shall not be responsible for any damage caused to the User in the event of delays in delivery that are not dependent on foreseeable circumstances by the parties when sending the Order Confirmation.

4 Shipping

Shipping costs vary depending on the size, weight, number and destination of the items chosen.

All delivery information, details on taxes and duties, as well as the shipping destination can be viewed at the following link.

Deliveries will be carried out by:

The delay varies depending on the destination. Please note that delivery times are indicative only and are calculated from the shipping date.

Giostyle SpA does not assume responsibility for delays in customs clearance, but undertakes to minimize any inconveniences.

Please note that Giostyle SpA reserves a variable time to prepare the order before delivery to the carrier and the shipment starts, which shall be indicated in the purchasing process.

4.1 Traceability of the order

After placing an order, you will receive an email containing all the details of your purchase. If you would like more information, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. As soon as the package is delivered to the courier, it begins its telematic traceability and is estimated on the day of arrival.

You can follow the progress of the delivery, by accessing the courier tracking page, through the link that we will send you.

4.2 Customs clearance & duties

Customs duties are calculated according to the laws of the Country through which the goods transit. Normally, customs duties are always charged to the recipient before delivery. In the clearance process of the shipment Giostyle SpA and the carrier do not intervene directly. This type of management is always carried out by the customs of the country where the goods transit.

Customs fees and every additional cost are charged to the User.

If you carry out a shipment within the EU, no customs fee will be applied on your dispatch.

5 Delivery

Deliveries are made during normal business hours at the address indicated by the User and in the manner specified in the order summary.

It is the responsibility of the User to verify the condition of the product that has been delivered. On the understanding that the risk of loss or damage to the Products, for reasons not attributable to Giostyle Spa, is transferred to the user when the user, or a third party appointed by him, other than the carrier, enters physically in possession of the Product. it is recommended to the user to check the number of Products received and that the packaging is intact, not damaged or wet or otherwise altered, including the sealing materials and we invite the user, in his interest, to set out on the carrier transport document any anomalies, by accepting the package with reservations. The reception without reserve of products, in fact, does not allow the user to take legal action against the carrier in case of loss or damage to the Products, except in the case where the loss or damage results from willful misconduct or gross negligence of the carrier himself and with the exception of the partial loss or damage not identified at the time of delivery, provided that in the latter case, the damage is reported upon seeing it and no later than 10 (ten) days after receipt. If the package shows visible signs of tampering or alteration, it is also recommended to the user to immediately notify the Customer Service of Giostyle SpA.

This is without prejudice and, in any case, in compliance with the application of the rules on the right of withdrawal, and legal warranty.

In case of failure to collect within the time period set by the carrier, the products will be returned to Giostyle SpA, who will refund the price of the products including the cost of shipping.

Giostyle SpA cannot be held responsible for delivery errors due to inaccuracy or incompleteness in filling the purchase order form by the User or any damage occurred to the products after delivery to the carrier, in case this one was chosen and instructed by the user, or for delays in delivery attributed to the carrier.

6 Right of withdrawal

6.1 Right of withdrawal

In case of purchasing products or services on Giostyle SpA, the User has the right to withdraw from the contract, without giving any reason, within 14 days. The withdrawal period expires after 14 days from the day on which the User or third party - other than the carrier and appointed by the User - acquires physical possession of the goods.

The User is required to inform Giostyle SpA of the decision to withdraw through an explicit statement sent to the listed contacts before the withdrawal period has expired.

To exercise the right of withdrawal, the user must send a request using the following form an explicit statement of your decision to withdraw from the Agreement (Declaration of Withdrawal).

Since the burden of proof of exercising the right of withdrawal before expiry of the withdrawal period is borne by the user, it’s in his interest to keep a copy of the e-mail sent to Giostyle Store with the declaration of withdrawal.

To this end, to perform the right of withdrawal, the user can use this model present on the website or the following one:

Withdrawal form Type

Adressed to: Giostyle Store S.p.A., Via di Motta della Regina snc - 71100, Foggia (FG)

Herewith I/we notify the withdrawal from my/ our contract of sale of the following goods/services:

________________________________________________________________________________________________ (enter here a description of goods/services you wish to withdraw)

Ordered on: _________________________________________________________________ (enter the date)

Received on: _________________________________________________________________ (enter the date)

Name of the consumer (s): _________________________________________________________________

Address of the consumer (s): _______________________________________________________________

Date: ___________________________________________________________________________________

(Signature of the consumer (s) only if this form is served on paper)

The User is also free to express their choice to terminate the contract in any other equivalent form.

6.2 Effects of withdrawal

If the User withdraws from this contract, he will be reimbursed for all the payments you made in favor of Giostyle S.p.A., including delivery costs (except for additional costs arising from the possible choice of a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of delivery offered standard) without undue delay and in any case no later than 14 days from the day Giostyle S.p.A.is informed of the User’s decision to withdraw from this contract. These refunds will be made using the same payment method used by the User for the initial transaction, unless the User has expressly agreed otherwise

The refund may be suspended until receipt of the goods or until the User demonstrates that he has sent the goods back, if earlier.

The User shall send back the goods or hand them over to Giostyle  S.p.A. without undue delay and in any case within 14 days from the day on which he communicates his withdrawal from this contract. The deadline is met if the User returns the goods before the expiry of the 14 day period.

The costs of returning the goods will be covered by the User.

6.3 Restrictions on the Right of withdrawal

Products returned damaged or used in a different way and beyond what is necessary to establish their nature, characteristics and inherent functions will be refunded after a deduction of the decrease in value resulting from such damage or use. The reimbursement is excluded when the decrease in value equals the total value.

The User is asked to return the goods attaching a copy of the delivery document received.

The right of withdrawal is excluded in all cases in relation to:

6.4 Applicability of the right of withdrawal

The clauses referring to the exercise of the right of withdrawal and its consequences and exceptions, will only apply to the User that qualifies as a consumer, meaning the User acting for purposes unrelated to his entrepreneurial and professional activities.

7 Legal guarantee of conformity

All the products sold on Giostyle S.p.A. are covered by a Legal Warranty of Conformity.

The User who buys as a consumer has the right to a guarantee of conformity for purchased products and services, within 24 (twenty four) months of the purchase

The User who buys as a company has the right to a guarantee of conformity for purchased products and services, within 12 (twelve) months of the purchase

To exercise the right of guarantee, the User is obliged to contact Giostyle S.p.A., using the contact information contained in this document, and provide an accurate description of the defect, within two months from the discovery of the defect.

Once the defect of the product’s compliance is established, the User has the right to a repair or replacement of the product, according to his choice.

The User also has a right to request from Giostyle S.p.A. a fair price reduction or the termination of the contract, in the following cases:

The User is obliged to return the defective products.

8 Indemnification and limitation of liability

8.1 Indemnification

The user agrees to indemnify and keep Giostyle spa and any companies controlled by him or affiliates, representatives, directors, agents, licensors, partners, and employees, from any obligation or liability, including any legal costs incurred to defend himself in court, which may arise in respect of damage caused to other Users or third parties, with regard to content uploaded online, the violation of the law or the terms of these Conditions of service.

8.2 Limitation of liability

Giostyle Store and all the functions accessible through the website are made available to the Users, to the terms and conditions of the Agreement, without any warranty, explicit or implicit, that is not required by law.

In particular, there is no guarantee of suitability of the services offered for specific goals pursued by the User.

The use of Giostyle SpA and the functionalities accessible through the website is carried out by the Users at their own risk and under their own responsibility.

In particular, Giostyle SpA will be liable, within the limits of applicable law, for contractual and non-contractual damages against Users and third parties only of intentional fault and serious misconduct when these are the immediate and direct consequence of Giostyle SpA ‘ s activities. Therefore, Giostyle SpA shall not be liable for:

Common rules

9.1 Service interruption

To guarantee the Users the best possible use of the Service, Giostyle SpA reserves the right to interrupt the Service for maintenance or system updates, informing the Users through constant updates in this regard.

9.2 Service Reselling

Users are not allowed to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of Giostyle SpA and its Service without Giostyle SpA ‘s express prior written permission, granted either directly or through a proper reselling program.

9.3 Privacy policy

For information about the use of personal data, Users must refer to the Privacy Policy of Giostyle SpA.

9.4 Intellectual property rights

All trademarks, figurative or nominal, and all other marks, trade names, service marks, word marks, illustrations, images, videos or logos that appear concerning Giostyle SpA are, and remain, the exclusive property of Giostyle SpA or its licensors and are protected by the laws in force on trademarks and by related international treaties.

All trademarks and all other marks, trade names, service marks, word marks, trademarks, illustrations, images, videos or logos regarding third parties and content posted by such third parties on Giostyle SpA are and remain the exclusive property of such third parties and their licensors, and are protected by applicable trademark laws and relevant international treaties. Giostyle SpA does not own the aforementioned intellectual property rights and may use them only within the limits and in accordance with the contracts concluded with such third parties and for the purposes outlined therein.

9.5 Age requirements

Users declare to be of adult age according to the legislation which applies to them.

Under no circumstances, children under the age of 13 can use Giostyle SpA.

9.6 Delivery conditions

The User making the purchase through Giostyle SpA declares and guarantees that the person receiving delivery of the purchased products is of adult age according to the legislation which applies to him.

9.7 Contract transfer

Giostyle SpA reserves the right to transfer, assign, dispose of by novation or subcontract all or any of the rights or obligations arising under these Terms, as long as the User’s rights provided are not affected, without prejudice to, the possibility for the User to freely withdraw from the contract. In case of contract transfer a prompt notice will be given to the user.

The User may not assign or transfer in any way the rights or obligations arising under these Terms without the written permission of Giostyle SpA.

9.8 Contacts

All communications relating to Giostyle SpA must be sent using the contacts indicated in these Terms.

9.9 Ineffectiveness and partial invalidity

If one or several provisions of these Terms are or become invalid or unfeasible in whole or in part, this shall not affect the validity and feasibility of the other provisions. In such case, the parties will replace the invalid or unfeasible provision by a provision that is valid and feasible. The same applies correspondingly in the event that there are potential legal shortcomings in these Terms.

Dispute resolution

10.1 Governing law and jurisdiction

These Terms and any dispute concerning the implementation, interpretation and validity of this agreement are subject to the law, the jurisdiction of the Italian State and to the exclusive jurisdiction of Foggia’s court.

An exception to this rule applies in cases, where the law provides a sole place of jurisdiction for consumers.

10.2 Online dispute resolution for consumers

The consumer resident in Europe must be aware that the European Commission has established an online platform for alternative dispute resolutions that provides for an out-of-court method to solve any dispute related to and stemming from online sale and service contracts. As a consequence, if you are a European consumer, you can use such platform for resolving any dispute stemming from the online contract entered into with Giostyle SpA.

The platform is available at the following link.

Giostyle SpA is available for any questions submitted via the email address storegiostyle@upcommerce.com

10.3 Your rights as Data Subject (for EU Citizens only)

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you, as a data subject, have the following rights regarding your personal data:

Please note that your rights according to 2), 3) and 4) above will only exist under certain conditions pursuant to the GDPR and may, therefore, not apply vis-à-vis us. Furthermore, you always have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority.