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Terms & Conditions

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Last modified: April 28, 2022

Foudre AB, incorporated under the laws of Sweden with company registration number 559325-0102

Postal address: Foudre AB, Räng Sandsvägen 9, 236 61 Höllviken, Sweden

Email: info@thewineindependent.com

VAT-number: SE559325010201

1. Introduction

Welcome to our website. Your use of this website, www.foudre.com (the “Website”) is governed by these Terms and Conditions which apply between you (the “Subscriber,” “you” or “your”) and Foudre AB (“Foudre,” “we” or “us”). By using or downloading materials or ordering products or services from us, you accept the terms and conditions set out below. Information provided by us on this Website may only be used for information purposes and for ordering our products or services.

The Website is open only to persons that are of the legal age to purchase and consume alcohol according to the applicable law in that person’s country of residence and the country from which the Website is accessed. By accessing the Website, you represent and warrant that you meet this requirement. If you do not satisfy this requirement, you must not access or use the Website.

We may change the terms and conditions of the Website and you are therefore advised to keep yourself informed of the applicable terms and conditions as they apply from time to time. If you do not accept these terms, you must not access or use the Website.

2. Ownership of information and materials

Unless otherwise stated in these terms and conditions, all information and material available on this Website is our property and any unauthorised use is a breach of this agreement and of applicable Swedish and international law. All rights not expressly granted under these terms and conditions are reserved to us.

3. Trademarks

Unless otherwise stated in these terms and conditions, trademarks on the Website may only be used with our written consent. Except as expressly provided in these terms and conditions or as otherwise agreed in writing, no licence, right of use or other right is granted to any patents, trademarks or copyrighted material belonging to us or of any other made available through the Website.

In order to make the Website as service-oriented as possible, we have included links to other websites on the Internet. These sites are owned and operated by other parties and we make no warranties of any kind and are not responsible for the availability or content of such sites.

4. Links to other websites

A link from this Website is not an indication that we endorse such third party or its website.

5. Information provided to us

All views, information, comments, materials and the like sent to us through or otherwise relating to this Website outside of specific assignments shall be deemed confidential and our property. By submitting such information to us, you transfer ownership of such material free of charge and agree that we may use such information free of charge in any manner we choose, including for commercial purposes.

6. Special conditions for our products and services

In addition to these general terms and conditions, our products and services may be subject to special terms and conditions. You are advised to read such special terms and conditions carefully before ordering products or services from us.

7. The consumer's right of withdrawal

If you are a consumer, you have the right to withdraw from the contract with us (right of withdrawal) by giving or sending a clear notice to us within 14 days from the day you entered into the contract with us (withdrawal period). There is a model withdrawal form that you can use to exercise your right of withdrawal. The form is attached at the end of these terms and conditions.

8. Consumer rights in the event of a defect in our product

We are liable against consumers for defects in our product in accordance with the provisions of the Swedish Consumer Sales Act.

A defect that becomes apparent within one year of the provision of our product or within the agreed period in the case of continuous provision shall be deemed to be a defect for which we are responsible, unless we prove otherwise or this is incompatible with the nature of the content or service or the defect, unless (1) your hardware, software or network connection is incompatible with the technical requirements applicable to the digital content or service, provided that we have informed you of those technical requirements in a clear and comprehensible manner before the conclusion of the contract; or (2) you do not reasonably cooperate with us in order to determine, by the least intrusive means technically available to you, whether the fault is caused by your hardware, software or network connection, provided that we have informed the you of

the consequences of non-cooperation in a clear and comprehensible manner before the conclusion of the contract.

In the event of a defect, you may demand rectification, redelivery or a price reduction or cancel the contract.

A claim based on a defect is generally time-barred if it is not made within two months of the expiry of the period of our liability for the defect.

9. Disclaimer

Neither we nor our employees, agents, distributors, partners and the like are liable for any damage or loss attributable to information on this Website. Accordingly, you may not make any claim whatsoever against us for the content of this Website. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions without notice. You are responsible for regularly checking these terms and conditions as they apply to you when you use the Website.

10. Restrictions

You may download information from this Website for your own personal use but may not use it for any commercial purpose, such as resale or in any commercial activity.

If you hold a commercial subscription you may reprint or republish material published on the Website which is in direct relation to your business, after prior written permission from us.

11. Termination of access/contract

We may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website for any reason.

If the relationship with you is terminated or otherwise ceases to be in effect, the restrictions on use of the Website and the above disclaimer and choice of law and dispute resolution rules set forth below shall survive the termination of the remaining portions of the relationship.

12. Choice of law and dispute resolution

You agree that these terms and conditions and your relationship with Foudre, to the maximum extent possible, shall be governed by the laws of Sweden and that any dispute shall be settled by a public court in Sweden. These terms and conditions do not limit the consumer protection rights to which you may be entitled under the applicable and mandatory laws of the country in which you reside.

The EU ODR platform can be found here: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/main/index.cfm?event=main.home2.show&lng=SV

13. Personal data/Cookies

We provide specific information on how personal data and cookies are handled and you are encouraged to read this information.

14. Partial invalidity

If any part of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, such provision shall be considered a separate part and the remaining parts of the terms and conditions shall continue in full force and effect. Unless otherwise agreed with you in writing, these terms and conditions contains the complete terms and conditions between you and us.

15. Model withdrawal form

(complete and return this form only if you wish to withdraw from the contract)

To Foudre AB Räng Sandsvägen 9 236 61 Höllviken Sweden

I/We* hereby give notice that I/We* withdraw from my/our* contract of sale of the following goods*/for the provision of the following service*:


Ordered on*_______________________/received on*_______________________

Name of consumer(s)

Address of consumer(s):




Signature of consumer(s)
(only if this form is notified on paper)      


*Delete as appropriate.