Acceptance and Payment Terms and Conditions Arvato Finance International B.V. trading under the name AfterPay
These terms and conditions apply to your visit to this website, your application, and its assessment and after your application
has been approved to the post-pay service AfterPay.
1. Assessment of application
You have placed an order and have chosen to pay via the Afterpay service from Arvato Finance International BV, which operates
under the trade name AfterPay (hereinafter "AfterPay"). This choice does not immediately result in an agreement with
the retailer that you can pay via AfterPay. The retailer and AfterPay explicitly reserve the right to reject your application
without giving reasons for doing so. This depends on the result of the review of your data.
The result of the review will be displayed for you directly online, indicating whether or not your request is (conditionally)
accepted. This conditional approval is, in principle, only the result of a data check by us. Optionally and if possible,
you may receive a statement of reasons. You can also contact AfterPay customer service after one working day.
AfterPay, may, within one business day after initial conditional acceptance of your application to pay with AfterPay, turn
this into a refusal to honor your application, and thereby refuse you making use of a payment with AfterPay. The conditional
acceptance depends on the fact that, for the time being, the approval is only the result of a limited data control.
Every retailer is entitled to review you as a consumer when entering into a purchase agreement (placing an order). For this,
the retailer makes use of AfterPay, if you choose to pay with AfterPay. For this, the following information is required:
- The name, address and contact information. This address may not be a PO Box and your address has to be in Belgium;
- The registration number in the Chamber of Commerce's commercial register if you buy via your company;
- If you wish to pay as a company, we also ask you to provide the name of the sole proprietor's owner or the names of companies
or partners which legally represent the company in the application;
- The bank account number with which you will pay AfterPay (only by direct debit).
In order to pay with AfterPay, you must fulfill the following conditions:
- You have an invoice address and a delivery address in Belgium. This address may not be a PO Box;
- You have not been declared bankrupt, or are not in moratorium of payments, or on the other hand, been placed in receivership
or under forced management and no application had been submitted for such purpose. Nor are you in a situation where
you have ceased to pay your debts in a timely manner.
- You have decision-making power or you are represented by a person who you can legally represent you and is authorized
to act on your behalf.
- The value of the order is not lower or higher than the amount the retailer allows you to post-pay.
- Providing your information, in order to make use of the AfterPay payment solution, is necessary for the execution of
the agreement and your choice to pay with AfterPay. AfterPay and the online-retailer process your data for the execution
of your agreement.
- You declare by means of this application to pay with AfterPay the payment obligations arising from your order will be
fully fulfilled, in a timely manner by paying to AfterPay.
2. Payment method
Your choice to pay with AfterPay, upon acceptance of your request / application, will entail the rights to the amount which
you owe due to the order you have placed being transferred by the retailer to AfterPay. This means that after AfterPay's
acceptance, you can only pay AfterPay. AfterPay, will send you an invoice containing the amount due, separately from
the delivery of the order. This is usually a digital invoice. If you pay someone other than AfterPay, your payment obligation
to AfterPay remains. In such as case, you should then pay (again), this time AfterPay.
AfterPay reserves the right - in so far as it is legally permitted - not refund any costs of payment and / or other costs
in case of return of your order.
If you choose AfterPay combined with direct debit, AfterPay explicitly authorizes the automatic collection of (delivery)
costs on your bank account number and you have freely paid as soon as the direct debit is successfully completed and
the reversal period has expired. AfterPay hereby takes account of all applicable regulations.
AfterPay is authorized to exercise the same rights against you as the retailer may / could exercise on the basis of the order.
AfterPay is, at all times, unilaterally entitled to transfer the claim on you to a third party.
3. Cost of payment orders
Any (bank) processing costs of applicant's payment order(s) are for your account and at your risk.
You must ensure there is a sufficient balance on the account number which you have specified. AfterPay may charge you costs
(increase) for being unable to collect the amount due from your account. You can avoid this by paying on time. If AfterPay
fails to in debt collection, even after you are in default, the claim will be handed over and higher costs will be charged
(extrajudicial collection fee).
You can legally revoke the debt collection order until one day before the debt collection transaction. In that case, Article
6.1. is applicable and AfterPay may also charge costs in addition to the provisions of Article 6.
4. Payment period
Your payment must be received by AfterPay within 14 days after the invoice date, unless a different term has been agreed
with you in writing.
5. Change of address
You are required to notify AfterPay of any change to your email address or phone number. As long as AfterPay has not received
a change, you will be deemed to be available at AfterPay's known contact information. Changes must be communicated to
AfterPay's customer service. A change can be sent by post to PO Box 434, 8440 AK Heerenveen FAO: AfterPay, by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 020-7230 270. For a telephone call with AfterPay, you only pay the normal
costs of your telephone service provider.
If you do not pay within the period specified in Article 4, the amount owed is immediately claimable and you are in default,
without further notice.
If, you have not paid within 14 days of the invoice date, AfterPay will send you a free email reminder to indicate the exceeding
of the payment period. If you do not act on this reminder, AfterPay will send a reminder in which the amount owed is
increased with costs due to debt collection. If you do not act on this reminder, AfterPay will send you a demand (last
reminder) by post, whereby the costs are increased again. The total extrajudicial collection costs are stated on the
From the date you are in default, AfterPay is entitled to calculate the statutory interest rate per month on the amount owed
to you, as well as your administration fees pursuant to the Debt Collection Fees Act owed in relation to the payment
reminders sent by AfterPay and AfterPay will charge you all reasonable costs, both judicial and extra-judicial to obtain
satisfaction. AfterPay is eligible for direct debit or one-time authorization, entitled to deduct the total amount due
including cost and interest by direct debit or one-time authorization of your bank account.
If any costs are incurred due to shortcomings attributable to you (default), then the costs incurred in the meantime will
first be deducted from any payments made by you. Only after the outstanding incurred costs have been fully paid can the
amount originally owed be deducted from the payment you have made.
7. Protection of personal data of natural persons and use of data
AfterPay respects everyone's privacy and shall ensure that information relating to natural persons is treated confidentially.
AfterPay processes personal data to confirm your identity, to verify that you can pay later, for administrative reasons,
to prevent fraud, to carry out a risk assessment, to prevent money laundering and to fulfil legal obligations. Personal
data is information that can be directly or indirectly traced back to you. Below are examples of the types of personal
data that AfterPay is permitted to process:
- Contact information: name, address, date of birth, email address, telephone number.
- Payment information: billing details, account number
- Financial information: negative payment history, WSNP (Debt Rescheduling (Natural Persons) Act) report
- Information about goods/services: details about your order
- Historical information: your order history with AfterPay
We reuse the data that you have previously provided us with and share this information with a credit reference agency and
anti-money laundering screening companies to assess your credit worthiness, assess risks and to confirm your identity
before you can use AfterPay.
Once you have used the AfterPay services for the first time, information about you may be stored, for example, for administrative
reasons. AfterPay uses this information wherever possible in order to confirm your identity and to simplify the use of
AfterPay. AfterPay uses electronic communication (email, text message) to get in contact with you. You reserve the right
to inspect, correct and delete the personal data that AfterPay has about you. These requests can be sent to email@example.com.
Your personal data may be supplied to the web store where you ordered (for administrative reasons) and authorities or other
public bodies where AfterPay is required to do so. AfterPay may also share your personal data with other companies within
the Arvato Financial Solutions Group. Ultimately, AfterPay is responsible for processing your personal data and refers
to its privacy statement for a full description of the processing of personal data by AfterPay. By agreeing to these
terms and conditions, you agree to this privacy statement.
collect information about the use of the AfterPay website. This makes it possible to automatically recognize your computer
with subsequent visits to the AfterPay website. Depending on your settings, your internet browser can automatically accept
cookies. You can change your browser settings at any time and also use the AfterPay website without cookies.
AfterPay can only be held liable for damage which is attributed to its gross negligence, or has arisen as a result of circumstances
that are at its risk on the basis of mandatory rules of law. AfterPay is never liable for consequential damage, business
damage, indirect damage, loss of profit or loss of revenue.
If AfterPay, for whatever reason, is obliged to compensate any damage, the compensation shall never exceed an amount equal
to the invoice value of the product or service which caused the damage.
10. Applicable law and competent court
The provision of AfterPay services and all contracts concluded by AfterPay are governed by Dutch law. Disputes shall be submitted
to the competent court in the north of the Netherlands unless the law specifically stipulates another judge as competent.