Terms and Conditions of Sale
1. Our Business Policy
The Vendor offers products for sale on www.stoneisland.com and its e-commerce business services are available exclusively to its end users, i.e. the "Consumers".
"Consumer" shall mean any individual who is acting for purposes which are outside his or her trade, business or profession. If you are not a Consumer, please do not buy any products on www.stoneisland.com.
The Vendor reserves the right not to process orders received from users who are not "Consumers" and any other order which does not comply with the Vendor's business policy.
These General Terms and Conditions of Sale (together with the documents referred to herein) regulate the offer, transmission and acceptance of purchase orders relating to products on www.stoneisland.com between the users of www.stoneisland.com and the Vendor.
The General Terms and Conditions of Sale do not regulate the supply of services or the sale of products performed by third parties that are on www.stoneisland.com through links, banners or other hypertext links. Before sending orders and purchasing products and services from those third parties, we recommend that you verify the third party's terms and conditions, since the Vendor shall under no circumstances be deemed liable for the supply of services provided by third parties or for the execution of e-commerce transactions between the users of www.stoneisland.com and third parties.
2. How to Execute a Contract with the Vendor
To place an order for the purchase of one or more products on www.stoneisland.com, you must fill out the online order form and send it electronically to the Vendor, following the relevant instructions.
Before purchasing products, you will be asked on the transmitted order form to carefully read the General Terms and Conditions of Sale and an Informational Note on Right of Withdrawal, to print a copy of them by using the print command and to save or make a copy thereof for your personal records. We will also provide you with a summary of the commercial and contractual terms and conditions we are proposing for the purchase of products, which contains reference to the General Terms and Conditions of Sale, and a summary of the information on the essential features of each product ordered, along with the relative price (including all applicable taxes or fees,) the payment methods you may use to acquire each product, the delivery methods for the purchased products, the procedures for handling trader claims, and shipping and delivery costs.
It also contains the details and mailing and email addresses of the Vendor and the date by which the Vendor promises to deliver the goods. The Vendor will also provide you with a summary of the terms and conditions for exercising your right of withdrawal and the procedures and time limits for returning the purchased products (as per Return Forms*). You will also be provided with an indication regarding the circumstances under which you would lose the right to withdraw from the contract. If applicable to the purchase, you will be informed that, in the event of withdrawal, you will have to bear the cost of returning the products. You will in any event be reminded that there is a legal guarantee of conformity of the products, and you will be provided with the contact information for our post-sales service department.
In the order form viewed immediately prior to entering into the purchase agreement, we will provide you with summarized information regarding the essential features of each product ordered, the price (including all applicable taxes or fees) and the shipping costs (including therein any additional costs you have incurred due to choosing a different and/or faster type of shipping and delivery than the standard method. The order form contains a summary of these General Terms and Conditions of Sale, information on the main characteristics of each product ordered and corresponding unit price (including all applicable fees and taxes), the type of payment that you may use in order to purchase each product, shipping terms for the purchased products, shipping and delivery costs and the terms and conditions for returning purchased products.
An order shall be deemed to have been submitted when the Vendor receives your order form electronically and the order information has been verified as correct.
Before submitting your order form for the purchase of products, you will be asked to carefully read the General Terms and Conditions of Sale, to print a copy using the print option and to save or reproduce a copy thereof for your own personal use.
When you transmit the order form, you will be informed that this forwarding constitutes an obligation to pay the price indicated. The order form will be filed in our database for the time required to process your order and as provided by law. You may access your order form by clicking on the section called Follow your Order, in the Customer Care area.
Before submitting the order form, you will be asked to identify and correct possible input errors.
English is the language used for executing contracts with the Vendor.
After your order form has been submitted, the Vendor will process your order.
The Vendor may not process purchases when there are not sufficient guarantees of solvency, when orders are incomplete or incorrect, or the products are no longer available. In the above cases, we shall inform you by email that the contract has not been executed and that the Vendor has not carried out your purchase order specifying the reasons thereof. If the products displayed on www.stoneisland.com are no longer available at the time of your last access and once the Vendor has received your order form, the Vendor shall inform you of the unavailability of the ordered products within thirty (30) days from the day after Vendor has received your order. If the order form has been sent and the price has been paid for items that are no longer available, the Vendor will refund, without undue delay, the amount paid for those items and the contract between the parties will consider to have been terminated.
By submitting an order form to and making a contract with the Vendor, you unconditionally accept and undertake to observe the provisions of these General Terms and Conditions of Sale. Should you not agree with certain provisions of these General Terms and Conditions of Sale, please do not submit your order form for the purchase of products on #SITE.
6. Customer Care
Please contact our Customer Care for further information.
7. Return Policy
Please click here for details of our Return Policy, which is part of these Terms and Conditions of Sale.
8. Items returned because they are damaged, defective or incorrect
If you are returning a product because of an error on our part or because it is damaged or defective, we will refund the delivery charges incurred in sending the item to you and pay your costs of returning it to us (either via a pre-paid return label using the Vendor's approved courier (as indicated on the Return Form), or by refunding your return postage costs). This right is additional to your statutory right to cancel as set out in the Return Policy.
You must notify the Vendor of an error in respect of the products delivered or of a damaged or defective product within fifteen (15) calendar days of receipt, if a product becomes faulty after the fifteen (15) calendar days please contact Customer Care to obtain further returns information. You must return the products in the same condition in which you received them. You have a legal obligation to take reasonable care of the products whilst they are in your possession. If you fail to comply with this obligation, we may have a right of action against you for compensation.
To return the products:
- you should notify us in writing as soon as practicable and in any event within fourteen (14) calendar days, by completing and submitting the online Return Form. You should keep a record of your cancellation notice;
- the products should not have been used, worn, washed;
- the identification tag should still be attached to the products with the disposable seal;
- the products should be returned, complete and unused, with their original packaging (the packaging should include its original seal; if you want to return a kit, it should include all of its components);
- the products should be returned to the Vendor within fourteen (14) calendar days following notification to the Vendor of the damaged or defective product or of the Vendor's error;
- the products should not have been used, worn, washed or damaged;
The Vendor will examine all products returned as damaged or defective and will notify you of your refund via email within a reasonable period of time. We will usually process any refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any event, within fourteen (14) days of the day we confirm to you via email that you are entitled to a refund for the damaged or defective product. Subject to acceptance by the Vendor of the damaged or defective goods, products returned by you because they are damaged or defective will be refunded in full, including the cost of delivery for sending the item to you and the cost incurred by you in returning the item to the Vendor. In the event that the Vendor finds no fault with the returned products, you will be notified that the returned products cannot be accepted and you may elect to have the products re-delivered to you. If you do not accept re-delivery the Vendor reserves the right to retain the products and the purchase price and recover the Vendor's fees and expenses from you.
If the recipient of the products indicated in the order form is different from the individual who made the payment for such products, the amount paid for returned items shall be refunded by the Vendor to the individual who made the payment.
The value date for the credit shall be the same as the value date of the original debit and consequently you shall not suffer interest losses.
We will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for the purchase, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise.
The Vendor will refund the price of the products in accordance with the applicable time frame as specified in clause 7 or 8 above. To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Vendor shall not be responsible for any delay that is beyond its control including for delays caused by the method of purchase or refund, including by way of example:
- delay caused by Credit Card/Debit Card companies refund policies;
- payment by PayPal (where available): refunds will be credited to your PayPal account and will be visible immediately. Reimbursement time to the credit card associated with your PayPal account depends on the company that issued the card;
- payment made by cash on delivery: you will be refunded the amount you paid for the products returned to the Bank account you indicate in the Return Form. Please remember it is necessary to have a Bank account in order to receive a refund for Cash on Delivery orders.
We also ask that you read, if you haven't already done so, our General Terms and Conditions of Use because they contain important information on how we process the personal data of our users and on the security systems we have adopted.
10. Governing Law
These General Terms and Conditions of Sale are governed by Italian law and in particular by Italian legislative decree no. 206 of 6 September 2005 on distance contracts and by Italian legislative decree no. 70 of 9 April 2003 on certain aspects related to e-commerce.
Please note that the European Commission provides a platform for alternative extra-judicial resolution of disputes, available on the website http://ec.europa.eu/odr.
11. Amendments and updates
The General Terms and Conditions of Sale may be amended from time to time due to new laws and regulations or other reasons. The new General Terms and Conditions of Sale shall be effective as of the date of publication on www.stoneisland.com.
* Download and complete the paper Return Form to exercise your right to return.