PDF Archive Premium Account Terms of Sale

Last update: Jul 17, 2023

Related pages: Terms of Use, Privacy policy, Legal notice

1. Purpose and scope

The website www.pdf-archive.com, hereinafter referred to as "the Site", is edited by:

hereinafter referred to as "the Editor" or "the Site Editor"

These Terms of Sale govern the conditions of sale of the Services offered by the Site Editor. They form the basis of the commercial relationship between the Site Editor and the Site User.

These Terms of Sale, as well as the Site's Terms of Use, express the obligations of the parties in their entirety, and will prevail over any other conditions appearing in any other document, unless prior, express and written derogation.

Any order placed on the Site implies the recognition of the legal capacity of the User to contract and his express and unreserved adherence to these Terms of Sale. They are recalled by a hypertext link when placing the order on the Site. Their formal acceptance will be requested before the validation of your order, by ticking a box provided for this purpose.

The Terms of Sale are available on the Site, where they can be easily read and printed.

The Site Editor reserves the right to modify these Terms of Sale at any time, by publishing a new version on its Site. The applicable Terms of Sale are those in force on the date of payment of the Subscription. On request, a version of the Terms of Sale in force on the date of payment of your Subscription may be sent to you on a durable medium.

2. Pricing

The prices of the services sold are those in effect on the day the order is placed. They are expressed in euros and calculated all taxes included.

VAT is not applicable (article 293 B of the French General Tax Code).

The Site Editor reserves the right to modify the rates of the Service at any time, and undertakes to bill the services ordered at the prices indicated at the time of registration of the order.

3. Discounts and rebates

Discounts or rebates may be granted to the User. They will be subject to specific conditions. The proposed rates include the discounts and rebates that the Site Editor may grant based on its results or the assumption by the Client of certain services.

4. Early settlement

No discount will be granted for early payment.

5. Payment terms

The payment of orders is made by credit card, Apple Pay, or Google Pay, via the Stripe service, under the following conditions: initial payment at the time of the order.

6. Right of withdrawal

In accordance with Articles L221-18 and following of the Consumer Code, and in particular Articles L221-28-1 and L221-28-3: The Customer has a right of withdrawal. He/she may exercise this right, without having to justify reasons or pay penalties [...], within fourteen (14) days from the day after his/her Order.
The Customer must exercise his/her right of withdrawal before the expiration of the aforementioned period by completing and sending to Archive PDF, via the Contact Form or by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt, the withdrawal form below, or any other unambiguous statement expressing his/her intention to withdraw.

« To: :
I hereby notify you of my withdrawal from the contract related to the sale of the service below:
Service name:
Ordered on/Received on:
Consumer name:
Consumer address:
Consumer signature (only in case of notification of this form on paper):
Date: »

The right of withdrawal, if validly exercised, entitles the Customer to obtain a refund of the goods and Services concerned, with a prorated deduction based on the number of days during which said goods and Services have been made available to the Customer.
The Customer cannot exercise his/her right of withdrawal in the cases provided for in Article L221-28 of the Consumer Code, in particular for fully performed Services before the end of the withdrawal period or for goods and Services made to the consumer's specifications or clearly personalized. In this case, the Customer is informed at the time of the Order and is invited to waive his/her right of withdrawal.

7. Late payment

Not applicable.

8. Resolutory clause

Not applicable.

9. Reservation of ownership clause

Not applicable.

10. Delivery

When the order is not delivered or the service is not provided on the date indicated during the confirmation of your order, you may, as a consumer, after unsuccessfully urging the Site Editor to fulfill their delivery obligation within a reasonable additional period, terminate the contract (that is, cancel the order), by informing the Site Editor through the Site's Contact Form.

11. Liability

The Site Editor undertakes to provide state-of-the-art Services, with due care, it being understood that it is subject to an obligation of means and not an obligation of results, which the User expressly acknowledge and accept.
The Site Editor assumes no responsibility for the content published by the User or any other information or communication from the User.

The User is responsible for any content published through their use of the Service. The User acknowledge and accept the associated risks.
The User is responsible in case of any use of their account contrary to the conditions set forth in these Terms of Sale.

12. Special obligations of the User

When using the Service, the User agrees to:
· Comply with applicable laws and regulations, public order, and morality.
· Not upload, record, or transmit content that incites discrimination, hatred towards a person or group of people based on their political opinions, origin, belonging or not belonging to a specific ethnicity, nation, race or religion, or their sexual orientation.
· Not interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Site and associated servers and networks, including by compromising their functioning, security, or integrity.
· Not use malware or exploit any vulnerabilities to gain advantages or access to protected Site data.
· Immediately notify the Site Editor if they discover a security vulnerability on the Site.
· Not infringe upon the rights of a third party.
· Not upload, record, or transmit copyrighted content unless they can prove that they have obtained permission from the rights holder.
· Not collect, store or disseminate personal data of a third party, whether or not they are a User and/or Client.
· Not harass, defame, or insult a third party in any way, whether or not they are a User and/or Client.
· Not attempt to mislead other Users and/or Clients by impersonating the name, pseudonym or business name of another natural or legal person.
· Not to denigrate the Site or the Site Editor.

13. Force majeure

The liability of the Site Editor or any third party participating in the provision of the Service shall not be incurred if the non-performance or delay in the performance of any of its obligations described in these Terms of Sale arises from a case of force majeure, as defined in Article 1218 of the French Civil Code.

Cases of force majeure are considered to be any irresistible facts or circumstances, external to the parties, unforeseeable, unavoidable, beyond the control of the parties, and which cannot be prevented by the latter, despite all reasonably possible efforts.
Cases of force majeure or fortuitous events are considered to include, in addition to those usually recognized by the jurisprudence of French courts and tribunals, the inclusion and without any limitation of cases such as: acts of civil or military authorities, government or legal restrictions, software limitations, fires, storms, floods, lightning, earthquakes, riots, total or partial strikes, wars, acts of sabotage, interruption or disruption of telecommunications or energy networks, blockade of means of transport or supply.

The party invoking the circumstances mentioned above must immediately notify the other party of their occurrence, as well as their disappearance. The parties will come together to examine the impact of the event and agree on the conditions under which the contract will be continued. If the force majeure event lasts for more than 30 days, these terms and conditions may be terminated by the injured party.

14. Legal warranty of conformity – Guarantee against hidden defects

All Services provided benefit from the legal warranty of conformity (articles L. 217-4 and following of the French Consumer Code) and the warranty of hidden defects (articles 1641 and following of the French Civil Code).

Legal warranty of conformity

In the event of a lack of conformity of the Service, the Site Editor should be informed via the Site Contact Form.
When you act under the legal warranty of conformity, you have a period of two years from the delivery of the Service to take action and are exempt from providing evidence of the existence of the Service's non-conformity defect during the twenty-four months after its delivery. The said Service will be refunded. This legal guarantee of conformity only applies if the buyer is acting as a consumer.

Guarantee against hidden defects

In the event of a hidden defect, i.e. a hidden defect prior to the sale which renders the Service unsuitable for the use for which it is intended, or which diminishes this use so much that you would not have acquired it , or that you would have given only a lower price, if you had known about it, you can decide to implement the warranty against hidden defects. The Site Editor should be informed via the Site Contact Form.
When you act under the warranty of hidden defects, you have a period of two years from the discovery of the defect to act, and you must provide evidence of the defect, which is not presumed. If the defect is proven, you can be reimbursed for a portion of the price as well as the expenses incurred by the sale.

15. Applicable law and competent jurisdiction

These Terms of Sale are subject to French law. Any dispute relating to the interpretation and execution of these Terms of Sale is subject to French law.
In the absence of an amicable settlement, the contract being deemed to have been concluded at the headquarters of the Site Editor, any dispute will be brought before the Courts of Strasbourg (France).

In the event that one or more clauses of these Terms and Conditions become null and void as a result of a change in legislation or a court decision, this shall in no way affect the validity of the other clauses, which shall remain applicable.

In case of dispute, the current Terms of Sale are used as legal basis. These Terms of Sale are governed by French law, to the exclusion of any other legislation. Users and visitors accept that the legal venue is established in Strasbourg, France.