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The company Chaumet International SA (hereinafter referred to as "Chaumet") offers Chaumet items for sale worldwide.
With a permanent concern to better meet the requirements of its customers, Chaumet wishes to create, alongside the network of stores that it operates, a distance selling service by telephone of certain of its products.
In order to guarantee to its customers an optimal level of service, Chaumet wishes to offer a selection of certain items and to exclude from its distance selling offering, certain categories of Chaumet items (jewellery, high jewellery and precious watches, whose retail price in France is higher than €50,000 incl. VAT). The list of Chaumet items available as part of the distance selling service may be viewed on the www.chaumet.fr website.
The system thus set-up, which assumes an active approach by the customer, complies fully with the requirements of distance selling and, in particular, with Articles L. 111-1, L. 113-3 and L. 121-18 and following of the French Consumer Code.
It is specified that Chaumet undertakes no telephone canvassing of its customers or prospective customers, and that accordingly the provisions of the Consumer Code applicable to telephone canvassing at home, in particular Articles L. 121-21 and following and L. 121-27 of the Consumer Code, do not apply to transactions governed by these General Conditions of Sale.
The use of the distance selling process described in these General Conditions of Sale is reserved for consumers only, within the meaning that the law and case law give it, acting exclusively for their own account.