Terms & Conditions

General Terms and Conditions for purchases in the ProperGIS MapShop online mapstore under szekler-resources.ro

§ 1 General, Scope of General Terms and Conditions

1.1 All shipments and services of Szekler Resources Ltd, str. Castanilor nr. 4, bl. 4, 520004 Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania (hereinafter referred to as “ProperGIS MapShop”), shall be exclusively governed by the General Terms and Conditions set out below in the version valid at time of order.  Any changes in Terms and Conditions will not be accepted unless agreed expressly in writing.

1.2 Customers in the context of these Terms and Conditions are both consumers and traders. A consumer is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for purposes that can predominantly be attributed neither to his commercial nor to his independent professional activity. Traders in the context of these Terms and Conditions are natural persons or legal entities or incorporated partnerships engaging in independent occupational or commercial activity upon entering into a legal contract with ProperGIS MapShop.

§ 2 Entering into contract, initiating contract

2.1 By ordering, you commit yourself to enter into a contract with us. 

2.2 You can order by inputting all data required during the ordering process and then, under “ Ordering”, send us the order form by clicking the “Finish order” button.  Before finally sending off the order, you will have an opportunity of verifying data and order inputted and, if required, make changes.  You can correct inputting errors by navigating backwards in the browser or cancelling the ordering process and starting it again.  We will then send you a confirmation of the order by e-mail.

2.3. When ordering online in our online mapstore, the contract is concluded with:

Szekler Resources Ltd, str. Castanilor Nr.4, Bl.4, Sc.B, ap.3, 520004 Sfantu Gheorghe, Covasna County, Romania, Phone +40 742068177, E-Mail: office@szekler-resources.ro, Managing Director: Kovács József-Szilamér, Value Added Tax Identification No. (CUI) Romania RO27393955.

§ 3 Storing the contract text

We store your order and order data inputted.  We will send you an e-mail confirming your order, together with all order data.    Using your customer account, you have access to orders that you placed at all times.

§ 4 The object of contract: pdf maps

Description of maps: layered, georeferred relief maps in pdf format. Page size: default A2 or as it is indicated. Cartographic scale: default 1:50000 or as it is indicated. EPSG: 4326. Raster resolution: 300dpi.

Main part: USGS SRTM based digital elevation models with proprietary colorbar and related 5m, 10m, 20m and 40m contour interval sets.

Auxiliary layers: various historical, administrative and natural layers.

§ 5 Prices and shipment costs

All prices include the Romanian statutory value added tax. 

§ 6 Terms of delivery

5.1. We ship the pdf maps worldwide. Orders from outside EU will receive the invoice by mail within two labour days.

5.2. Maps can downloaded instantly upon completing the check-out process, 5 times maximum.

§ 6 Payment conditions

6.1 Payment shall be made either by prepayment, by credit or debit card (Stripe). We reserve the right to decline some methods of payment.  When prepayment is chosen, we will quote our bank details in the order confirmation.  The invoice amount has to be transferred to our account within 10 days.  When selecting payment by credit card or by direct debit, your credit card or your account will be debited after sending order confirmation.

6.2 For consumers we retain the ownership of the goods until full payment of the purchase price. If you are an entrepreneur in practice of your commercial or independent activity, a legal entity under public law or public special assets, we retain the ownership of the goods until settlement of all outstanding claims from the business relationship with the buyer. The corresponding security rights are transferable to third parties.

§ 7 Obligations of the Customer and access data

7.1 All access data is individualized and may only be used by the respective authorized Customer. The Customer must keep the login and password confidential and protect it against unauthorized access by third parties.

7.2 In case of suspicion of misuse by a third party, the Customer undertakes to notify us immediately. As soon as we become aware of the unauthorized use, the unauthorized Customer’s access will be blocked. We reserve the right to change a user’s login and password; in such a case, the user will be informed immediately.

§ 8 Rights of use

8.1 Unless otherwise expressly permitted, or made available by a corresponding functionality (e.g. download button) on szekler-rersources.ro, the Customer is only permitted to use the available content for personal use. A passing on to third parties is not permitted. The Customer is expressly prohibited from editing, altering, publishing, reproducing or distributing the content available on szekler-resources.ro in whole or in part. It is also prohibited to remove or modify copyright notices, logos and other trademarks or protective notices.

8.2 Any further rights to the content may be requested by e-mail to office@szekler-resources.ro.

8.3 The Customer is only entitled to download content as well as to print out content as far as an option to download or print exists as a functionality on szekler-resources.ro (e.g.: with a download button).

§ 9 Warranty

9.1 If you are a consumer and place an order with ProperGIS MapShop for a purpose that cannot be regarded as commercial nor could it be deemed to constitute an activity as self-employed, the guarantee is in accordance with statutory provisions.

9.2 Should your order from ProperGIS MapShop be a commercial transaction, the following shall apply:

9.2.1 Customer has to inspect the goods immediately after receipt to the extent that this is feasible in the normal course of business.  If a defect is found, we have to be informed thereof immediately.  If the customer fails to report a defect, goods shall be deemed to have been accepted, unless the defect is one that could not be noticed during inspection.  If such a defect becomes obvious at a later stage, it has to be reported immediately after having been noticed, goods will otherwise be deemed to have been accepted despite such defect. 

9.2.2 In case of a defect, we shall be entitled to choose the remedy to be applied, taking account of the type of defect and the justified interest of the customer.  In this type of contract, remedy shall be deemed to have failed after an unsuccessful third attempt. 

§ 10 Customer service

If you have questions, want to lodge a complaint or a claim, our Customer Service is available Monday to Thursday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. and Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m.
ProperGIS MapShop: Phone: +40 742068177, E-mail: office@szekler-resources.ro

§ 11 Miscellaneous

11.1 Contract languages are Hungarian, Romanian and English.

11.2 Should one or more provisions of these General Terms and Conditions be invalid, the remainder of the contract will remain effective.  If provisions are invalid, the contents of the contract shall be interpreted by statutory regulations.