General terms of Sale


The website is an e-business site proposing articles for sale to net surfers looking for gifts ideas.
The website is the property and under the management responsibility of Venture business cvba (cooperative company with limited liability) abbreviated V.B.C cvba, with the capital of 18592 euros. The company is entered in the BRUSSELS Trade Register under a unique identification number 0429 928.942, VAT number BE 429.928.942. The head office is located 64 rue des Commerçants, 1000 Brussels - Belgium. Telephone: 00 32 2.511 43 89. The General Terms of Sale (CTS) govern and apply, without any restriction nor reserve, to all relations between V.B.C cvba and any person proceeding to purchase a product which is for sale on our website
Any person ordering a product, which is put on sale on our website, carries full and whole acceptance of these General Terms of Sale. The purchaser admits having taken acknowledge of them before placing his order.
The Purchaser, before placing his order, states he is having the full legal capacity allowing him to engage under the present General Terms of Sale.
V.B.C. cvba reserves the right to constantly modify the present General Terms of Sale, the last modification is dated October 1, 2008.


You can place your orders:
- on Internet:
- by credit transfer on our bank account. Our banking coordinates are transmitted during the ordering
- by postal mail by joining a cheque in the envelope to the attention of:
The sale will only be considered as final after V.B.C cvba has sent a confirmation of the order to the purchaser and after cashing the amount of the order.
V.B.C. cvba reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to process an order for any reason at any time and will then get the purchaser informed.
The purchaser guarantees to V.B.C scrl that he has all the possibly necessary authorizations to use the payment method he has chosen while recording the purchase order.
The purchaser can then regulate his order by:
1. Bank card on the website. We accept the following bank cards: Visa card, Eurocard/Mastercard as well as Maestro cards coupled with a "digipass". So to ensure the safety of the credit card payment, customers are redirected towards the protected servers of Ogone. Thus, V.B.C cvba is, in no case, in contact with significant data about the customer (card numbers, expiry dates, validation code).
2. By cheque following an order placed on the website.
Only accounts - cheques made out in euros and drawn on a French or Belgium banking institution will be accepted. Do not forget to affix your ordering number at the back of the cheque and to sign it to the attention of - 64 rue des Commerçants - 1000 Brussels.
A cheque which is not received in the 10 days following the registration of the order on the website will give place to the cancellation of the pending order.
3. By credit transfer following an order placed on the website.
The coordinates will be communicated to the Purchaser once his order is registered on the site. The treatment of the order will be made once our bank will have carried the transfer to the credit of our account.
A payment which is not received in the 10 days following the registration of the order on the website will give place to the cancellation of the pending order.

2. Availability of the articles

V.B.C. cvba commits to respect the average time indicated on the website during the ordering, but it does not constitute a rigorous time. V.B.C cvba declines any liability in the event of delay in delivery or stock shortage. We insist on the fact that our newspapers are authentic specimens and therefore the availability is not guaranteed. V.B.C cvba shall not be considered as responsible in case of non execution of the contract due to a major force case (strike, flood, fire).

3. Price

The selling prices indicated on our website are indicated in euros and are all taxes included. The Belgian VAT is included in all our products.
The selling prices do not include the sending expenses which are invoiced, in supplement of the bought product price, according to the amount of the order. The selling prices of the products can constantly be modified by V.B.C cvba and the price that is guaranteed to the purchaser is the price mentioned on the website while registering the order (except obvious typographical error).

4. Carriage costs and delivery

The carriage costs include the expenses of preparation and packing as well as the stamping costs.
The expenses for the sending will be indicated to the purchaser before registration of the order is complete; they vary according to volume or weight of the articles and to required delivery time.
If we are not able to gather two distinct orders, the carriage costs will be invoiced for each order separately.
It is expressly agreed that the transfer of property of the ordered goods becomes effective as of its exit of our stores. Consequently, the purchaser accepts all the risks, in particular those inherent to transport.
It falls on the purchaser to make the reserves of use, if necessary, before taking delivery. The salesman reserves the right to convey the goods as well as possible but cannot be held responsible for conveying.
We decline any responsibility as for late delivery by any post office.
Orders are dispatched at the latest 48 hours after reception of the payment and in 95% of the cases they are dispatched in the 24 hours.
The delivered products remain full property of V.B.C. cvba until complete payment of the price by the purchaser. V.B.C cvba reserves the right to recover the ordered products in case of non-payment.
Upon this assumption the customer commits to restore all the products that haven’t been paid or have only partially been paid, expenses of return at charge of the purchaser. The transfer of the risks of loss and deterioration of the products will be carried out as of the handing-over of the products by V.B.C cvba to the conveyor.
Once products are received, during the time of retraction mentioned below, the purchaser is responsible for the products he ordered; in the event of product deterioration or destruction during this period, the purchaser will not be allowed to assert an exchange or a refunding with

5. Retraction Delay

The authentic newspapers sold by V.B.C cvba were carefully controlled so to be complete and without cuttings.
The purchaser however has the right within seven business day as from the delivery of his order to return, for exchange or refunding, products which are not appropriate to him in accordance with the laws in force. Therefore, the purchaser must imperatively contact the customer service of V.B.C cvba which will issue him with a returns address and a Returns Authorization Code. Only articles returned to V.B.C cvba in their original state (packing, accessories, note), duly sealed, and accompanied by the Returns Authorization Code will be taken into account. This guarantee is not applicable to products specifically carried out on request such as personalized products (personalized pocket for example).
V.B.C cvba does not accept packing addressed in due port and will return them to the shipper.
Any risk related to the return of the product is at charge of the purchaser.

6. Privacy Policy. respects the protection of the privacy. Data collected on this website are in no case transmitted to thirds.

7. Applicable law, jurisdiction

All clauses appearing in the present General Terms of Sale, as well as all the purchasing and selling operations which are related to these terms, are subjected to the Belgian law.
Any litigation relative to the interpretation, execution or rupture of the contract concluded between V.B.C scrl and the purchaser, even in the event of multiple defendants, when failing in concluding a friendly agreement, will be of the exclusive competence of the Brussels courts.

8. Responsibility

The technical risks, related to the use of the Internet network, do not allow V.B.C cvba to guarantee users for uninterrupted operation on the website and associated services. V.B.C cvba will thus not be held responsible for unavailability or dysfunction of its website, in particular in the event of breakdown, maintenance or update. In the same way, V.B.C cvba shall not guarantee the use of online service on all the navigators, on all data-processing equipment and software configurations. V.B.C. cvba shall not be liable to you for non execution of the contract in the event of stock shortage or unavailability of newspaper (authentic and fragile specimen).
All-out or partial strike, in particular of postal services and conveyors, cannot engage our responsibility.
V.B.C. cvba shall not be liable to you for all consequential damages which could occur because purchasing our products. The products offered by V.B.C cvba are respecting the Belgian legislation and standards.
V.B.C. cvba is not responsible for the contents appearing in third-party sites accessible through hypertexts links from its own website.
V.B.C. scrl shall not be liable for accidents occurring due to mishandling or bad use of the articles by the customers, or accidents occurring due to the fact articles were put in the hands of children or non responsible people.

9. Acceptance by the purchaser

The present General Terms of Sale as well as the prices mentioned in the website are expressly approved and accepted by the Purchaser, who declares and admits having a perfect knowledge of them. The Purchaser gives up coming up with any contradictory document and, in particular his own General Terms of Sale. The purchasing act involves full acceptance of these General Terms of Sale.