Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions
Terms of Use of the eCommerce Platform

The following provisions (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms & Conditions”) apply to the use of Konica Minolta’s eCommerce platform (“the Platform”) and all platform-based transactions such as Machine purchasing and Consumable ordering.
Section 1 - Provision of the Platform
(1)        The Platform is hosted by Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, Europaallee 17,
            30855 Langenhagen, Germany (host provider)
(2)        The Platform is country-specifically operated by Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) a Konica Minolta Inc  group company (“Service Provider”).
(3)  The Platform is exclusively reserved for the use of the Service Provider’s  current distributors, dealers and end customers who have an existing commercial contract in place with the Service Provider (together referred to as “Customers”).
(4)  The Platform is made available free of charge unless otherwise specified. Any expenses or other costs deriving from or related to the use of the Platform (i.e. for Internet usage, self-administration or the acquisition of necessary hardware or software) shall be borne solely by the Customer.
(5)        The Service Provider reserves the right to terminate or change the services provided by the
            Platform at any time, in full or in part, at its own discretion.
(6)  The Service Provider will not be liable if, for any reason, the Platform or parts thereof are unavailable at any time or for any period.
Section 2 - Use of the Platform
(1)  The Service Provider will provide the access data, which are necessary to utilize the Platform, to the Customer upon his request. The request shall be made to the Service Provider with which the Customer has a commercial contractual relationship. 
(2)  The Service Provider may deny, temporarily suspend/block or revoke the access to the Platform at its own discretion.
(3)  End customers are not authorized to distribute or re-sell the products and services, which can be purchased via the Platform which are sold for the end customer’s sole internal or entity commercially-related purposes only.
(4)  The Customer shall be solely responsible for keeping his access data (e.g. passwords and/or other account identifiers) safe and secure. The Customer must notify the Service Provider’s Remote Support Team immediately in writing of any unauthorized use of his access data or account.
(4)  The Customer shall be bound by every order, which is placed via the Platform utilizing his access data, and solely responsible for all activities, which occur under his account.
Section 3 - Terms and Conditions for orders and transactions
(1)  The presentation of the products and services, which can be ordered via the Platform, doesn’t represent a legally binding offer but rather an in-line catalogue without obligation. By clicking the order-button, a binding offer for the goods contained in the shopping basket is accepted by the Customer.
(2)  By receiving an (electronic) order acceptance from the Service Provider (and not only the confirmation of an order receipt), the offer will become a legally and enforceable binding contract between the Customer and Service Provider (“Contract”).
(3)  The Contract is subject of the contractual arrangements  agreed and in place between the Customer and the Service Provider. If these contractual arrangements don’t provide any special regulations, the stipulations of the contractual English law shall apply.
Section 4 - Final provisions
(1)  The Service Provider reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add, amend and remove any part of these Terms and Conditions from time to time. In case of changes, the Terms and Conditions will have no retrospective effect but shall be applicable to the Customer’s purchase at the time of placing an order.
(2)  These Terms and Conditions, as well as questions relating to their validity, contents and implementation, shall be subject of the law/legislation, on which the Customer and the respective the Service Provider agreed upon in their existing contractual arrangement.
(3)  If a provision in these Terms and Conditions should be invalid or unfeasible, the remaining provisions or the remaining part of the provision shall remain in effect. Any such ineffective provision shall be replaced with another provision which fulfils the intention of the former provision and of these Terms and Conditions.