Terms and Conditions

Table of contents:

Article 1 – Definitions
Article 2 – Identity of the entrepreneur
Article 3 – Applicability
Article 4 – The offer
Article 5 – The agreement
Article 6 – Right of withdrawal
Article 7 – Obligations of the consumer during the cooling-off period
Article 8 – Exercise of the right of withdrawal by the consumer and costs thereof
Article 9 – Obligations of the entrepreneur in case of withdrawal
Article 10 – Exclusion of the right of withdrawal
Article 11 – The price
Article 12 – Compliance and extra guarantee
Article 13 – Delivery and implementation
Article 14 – Payment
Article 15 – Complaints
Article 16 – Disputes
Article 17 – Additional or different provisions

Article 1 – Definitions

Welcome to Dzukou.com (“Website”). DZUKOU and/or its affiliates provide website features and other products and services to you when you visit or shop at Dzukou.com, use DZUKOU products or services, or use software provided by DZUKOU in connection with any of the foregoing. DZUKOU provides the Services subject to the following conditions. This user agreement (“Terms and Conditions” or “T&C” or “Terms” or “Agreement”) is between you (“you” or “End User” or “your” or “Buyer” or “Customer” or “Registered User”) and DZUKOU (“Company” or “us” or “we” or “Dzukou.com”). This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules there under as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures. Not withstanding anything contained or said in any other document, if there is a conflict between the terms mentioned herein below and any other document, the terms contained in the present T&C shall alone prevail for the purposes of usage of the Site. The following definitions apply in these terms and conditions:

    • Additional agreement: an agreement whereby the consumer acquires products, digital content and / or services in connection with a distance agreement and these goods, digital content and / or services are supplied by the entrepreneur or by a third party on the basis of an agreement between that third party and the entrepreneur;
    • Cooling-off period: the period within which the consumer can make use of his right of withdrawal;
    • Consumer: the natural person who does not act for purposes related to his trade, business, craft or professional activity;
    • Day: calendar day;
    • Digital content: data that is produced and delivered in digital form;
    • Duration agreement: an agreement that extends to the regular delivery of goods, services and / or digital content during a certain period;
    • Sustainable data carrier: any tool – including e-mail – that enables the consumer or entrepreneur to store information that is addressed to him personally in a way that future consultation or use during a period that is tailored to the purpose for which the information is intended and which allows unaltered reproduction of the stored information;
    • Right of withdrawal: the ability of the consumer to cancel the distance agreement within the cooling-off period;
    • Entrepreneur: the natural or legal person who offers products, (access to) digital content and / or services to consumers at a distance;
    • Agreement on distance: an agreement between the trader and the consumer is concluded under an organized distance sales of goods, digital content and / or services, which until the conclusion of the agreement made solely or partly use becomes of one or more techniques for distance communication;
    • Technology for distance communication: means that can be used to conclude an agreement, without the consumer and trader having to come together in the same room at the same time.

Article 2 – Identity of the entrepreneur

Name of entrepreneur: Dzukou
Address: Sarbodaya Path House no. 5, 781005 Guwahati, Assam, India
Telephone number: +91 88765 21173
Email address: [email protected]

Article 3 – Applicability

  1. These general terms and conditions apply to every offer from the entrepreneur and to every distance contract concluded between the entrepreneur and the consumer.
  2. Before the distance agreement is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions is made available to the consumer. If this is not reasonably possible, the entrepreneur will indicate before the distance contract is concluded, how the general terms and conditions can be viewed at the entrepreneur and that they will be sent free of charge as soon as possible at the request of the consumer.
  3. If the distance contract is concluded electronically, contrary to the previous paragraph and before the distance contract is concluded, the text of these general terms and conditions may be made available to the consumer electronically in such a way that the consumer can be stored in a simple way on a durable data carrier. If this is not reasonably possible, it will be indicated before the distance contract is concluded where the general terms and conditions can be read electronically and that they will be sent free of charge electronically or otherwise at the request of the consumer.
  4. In the event that specific product or service conditions apply in addition to these general terms and conditions, the second and third paragraphs apply mutatis mutandis and in the event of conflicting terms and conditions the consumer can always invoke the applicable provision that is most favorable to him.

Article 4 – The offer

  1. If an offer has a limited duration or is subject to conditions, this will be explicitly stated in the offer.
  2. The offer contains a complete and accurate description of the products, digital content and / or services offered. The description is sufficiently detailed to enable a proper assessment of the offer by the consumer. If the entrepreneur uses images, these are a true representation of the products, services and / or digital content offered. Obvious mistakes or errors in the offer do not bind the entrepreneur.
  3. Each offer contains such information that it is clear to the consumer what rights and obligations are attached to accepting the offer.

Article 5 – The agreement

  1. The agreement is subject to the provisions of paragraph 4, concluded at the time the consumer accepts the offer and meets the corresponding conditions.
  2. If the consumer has accepted the offer electronically, the entrepreneur will immediately confirm receipt of the acceptance of the offer electronically. As long as the entrepreneur has not confirmed receipt of this acceptance, the consumer can terminate the agreement.
  3. If the agreement is concluded electronically, the entrepreneur will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to secure the electronic transfer of data and he will ensure a safe web environment. If the consumer can pay electronically, the entrepreneur will take appropriate security measures.
  4. The entrepreneur can – within the law – inform himself whether the consumer can meet his payment obligations, as well as all those facts and factors that are important for a sound conclusion of the distance agreement. If on the basis of this investigation the entrepreneur has good reasons not to enter into the agreement, he is entitled to refuse an order or request or to attach special conditions to the implementation.
  5. The entrepreneur will send the following information to the consumer at the latest on delivery of the product, service or digital content, in writing or in such a way that it can be stored by the consumer in an accessible manner on a durable medium:
    • the visiting address of the establishment of the entrepreneur where the consumer can go with complaints;
    • the conditions under which and the way in which the consumer can exercise the right of withdrawal, or a clear statement regarding the exclusion of the right of withdrawal;
    • the information about guarantees and existing service after purchase;
    • the price including all taxes of the product, service or digital content; where applicable, the costs of delivery; and the method of payment, delivery or implementation of the distance agreement;
    • the requirements for canceling the agreement if the agreement has a duration of more than one year or is of indefinite duration;
    • if the consumer has a right of withdrawal, the model form for withdrawal.
  1. In the case of an extended transaction, the provision in the previous paragraph applies only to the first delivery.

Article 6 – Right of withdrawal

For products:

  1. The consumer can terminate an agreement regarding the purchase of a product during a cooling-off period of 7 days without giving reasons. The entrepreneur may ask the consumer about the reason for withdrawal, but not oblige him to state his reason (s).
  2. The cooling-off period referred to in paragraph 1 starts on the day after the consumer, or a third party designated by the consumer in advance, who is not the carrier, has received the product, or:
    • if the consumer has ordered several products in the same order: the day on which the consumer, or a third party designated by him, has received the last product. The entrepreneur may, provided that he has clearly informed the consumer prior to the ordering process, refuse an order for several products with different delivery times.
    • if the delivery of a product consists of several shipments or parts: the day on which the consumer, or a third party designated by him, has received the last shipment or part;
    • for agreements for regular delivery of products during a certain period: the day on which the consumer, or a third party designated by him, has received the first product.

Article 7 – Obligations of the consumer during the cooling-off period

  1. During the cooling-off period, the consumer will handle the product and the packaging with care. He will only unpack or use the product to the extent that is necessary to determine the nature, characteristics and operation of the product. The starting point here is that the consumer may only handle and inspect the product as he would be allowed to do in a store.
  2. The consumer is only liable for value reduction of the product that is the result of a way of handling the product that goes beyond what is permitted in paragraph 1.
  3. The consumer is not liable for value reduction of the product if the entrepreneur has not provided him with all legally required information about the right of withdrawal before or at the conclusion of the agreement.

Article 8 – Exercise of the right of withdrawal by the consumer and costs thereof

  1. If the consumer makes use of his right of withdrawal, he must report this to the entrepreneur within the cooling-off period by means of the model withdrawal form or in another unambiguous manner.
  2. As soon as possible, but within 7 days from the day following the notification referred to in paragraph 1, the consumer returns the product or hands it to (an agent of) the entrepreneur. This is not necessary if the entrepreneur has offered to collect the product himself. The consumer has in any case observed the return period if he returns the product before the cooling-off period has expired.
  3. The consumer returns the product with all accessories supplied, if reasonably possible in its original condition and packaging, and in accordance with the reasonable and clear instructions provided by the entrepreneur.
  4. The risk and burden of proof for the correct and timely exercise of the right of withdrawal lies with the consumer.
  5. The consumer bears the direct costs of returning the product. If the entrepreneur has not reported that the consumer must bear these costs or if the entrepreneur indicates to bear the costs himself, the consumer does not have to bear the costs for return.
  6. If the consumer exercises his right of withdrawal, all additional agreements will be dissolved by operation of law.

Article 9 – Obligations of the entrepreneur in case of withdrawal

  1. If the trader makes it possible for the consumer to withdraw electronically, he will immediately send a confirmation of receipt after receiving this notification.
  2. The entrepreneur reimburses all payments made by the consumer, including any delivery costs charged by the entrepreneur for the returned product, without delay but within 14 days following the day on which the consumer notifies him of the cancellation. Unless the entrepreneur offers to collect the product himself, he may wait to pay back until he has received the product or until the consumer demonstrates that he has sent back the product, whichever is the earlier.
  3. The entrepreneur uses the same payment method that the consumer used for reimbursement, unless the consumer agrees to a different method. The reimbursement is free of charge for the consumer.
  4. If the consumer has opted for a more expensive method of delivery than the cheapest standard delivery, the entrepreneur does not have to pay back the additional costs for the more expensive method.

Article 10 – Exclusion of the right of withdrawal

The entrepreneur can exclude the following products and services from the right of withdrawal, but only if the entrepreneur clearly stated this in the offer, at least in time for the conclusion of the agreement:

  1. Products that by their nature are irrevocably mixed with other products after delivery.

Article 11 – The price

  1. During the validity period stated in the offer, the prices of the products and / or services offered are not increased, except for price changes as a result of changes in GST rates.
  2. Contrary to the previous paragraph, the entrepreneur can offer products or services with variable prices that are subject to fluctuations in the financial market and over which the entrepreneur has no influence. This link to fluctuations and the fact that any stated prices are target prices are stated in the offer.
  3. Price increases within 3 months after the conclusion of the agreement are only permitted if they are the result of statutory regulations or provisions.
  4. Price increases from 3 months after the conclusion of the agreement are only permitted if the entrepreneur has stipulated this and:
    • these are the result of statutory regulations or provisions; or
    • the consumer has the authority to cancel the agreement with effect from the day on which the price increase takes effect.
  1. The prices stated in the range of products or services include GST.

Article 12 – Compliance with agreement and extra guarantee

  1. The entrepreneur warrants that the products and / or services comply with the agreement, the specifications stated in the offer, the reasonable requirements of reliability and / or usability and the legal provisions existing on the date of the conclusion of the agreement and / or government regulations. If agreed, the entrepreneur also guarantees that the product is suitable for other than normal use.
  2. An extra guarantee provided by the trader, his supplier, manufacturer or importer never limits the legal rights and claims that the consumer can assert against the trader on the basis of the agreement if the trader has failed to fulfill his part of the agreement.
  3. An extra guarantee is understood to mean any commitment by the entrepreneur, his supplier, importer or producer in which he grants the consumer certain rights or claims that go beyond what is legally required in the event that he has failed to fulfill his part of the agreement.

Article 13 – Delivery and implementation

  1. The entrepreneur will take the greatest possible care when receiving and implementing orders for products and when assessing applications for the provision of services.
  2. The place of delivery is the address that the consumer has made known to the entrepreneur.
  3. Taking into account what is stated about this in article 4 of these general terms and conditions, the entrepreneur will execute accepted orders with due speed, though at the latest within 30 days, unless a different delivery period has been agreed. If the delivery is delayed, or if an order cannot or only partially be executed, the consumer will be notified of this no later than 30 days after he has placed the order. In that case, the consumer has the right to terminate the contract without costs and is entitled to any compensation.
  4. After dissolution in accordance with the previous paragraph, the entrepreneur will immediately refund the amount that the consumer has paid.
  5. The risk of damage and / or loss of products rests with the entrepreneur until the moment of delivery to the consumer or a representative designated in advance and made known to the entrepreneur, unless explicitly agreed otherwise.

Article 14 – Payment

  1. Insofar as not stipulated otherwise in the agreement or additional conditions, the amounts owed by the consumer must be paid within 14 days after the commencement of the reflection period, or in the absence of a reflection period within 14 days after the conclusion of the agreement. In the case of an agreement to provide a service, this period commences on the day after the consumer has received the confirmation of the agreement.
  2. When selling products to consumers, the general terms and conditions may never oblige the consumer to pay more than 50% in advance. When prepayment is stipulated, the consumer cannot assert any rights regarding the execution of the relevant order or service (s), before the stipulated prepayment has been made.
  3. The consumer has the duty to immediately report inaccuracies in payment data provided or specified to the entrepreneur.
  4. If the consumer does not meet his payment obligation (s) on time, this is, after he has been informed by the entrepreneur of the late payment and the entrepreneur has granted the consumer a period of 14 days to still meet his payment obligations, after the Failure to pay within this 14-day period, owe statutory interest on the amount still due and the entrepreneur is entitled to charge the extrajudicial collection costs incurred by him. These collection costs amount to a maximum of: 15% on outstanding amounts up to ₹ 200,000; 10% over the following ₹ 200,000 and 5% over the following ₹ 430,000 with a minimum of ₹ 3,500. The entrepreneur can, for the benefit of the consumer, deviate from the stated amounts and percentages.

Article 15 – Complaints

  1. The entrepreneur has a well-publicized complaints procedure and deals with complaints under this procedure.
  2. Complaints about the implementation of the agreement must be submitted fully and clearly described to the entrepreneur within a reasonable time after the consumer has found the defects.
  3. Complaints submitted to the entrepreneur will be answered within a period of 14 days from the date of receipt. If a complaint requires a foreseeable longer processing time, the entrepreneur will respond within a period of 14 days with a message of receipt and an indication when the consumer can expect a more detailed answer.
  4. The consumer must at least give the entrepreneur 4 weeks to resolve the complaint in mutual consultation. After this period a dispute will arise that is subject to the dispute settlement procedure.

Article 16 – Disputes

  1. These Terms and Conditions or the documents of third party payment channels shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of India. This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

Article 17 – Additional or different provisions

Additional or deviating provisions from these general terms and conditions may not be to the detriment of the consumer and must be recorded in writing or in such a way that they can be stored in an accessible manner on a durable medium.