Payment & Pricing
This page explains on which basis
prices are being calculated, which taxes apply and what your payment
options are and how they are being exercised. If something is not clear
to you or you have any questions, please do not hesitate to let us know.
secure payment, in the data transfer during order action, standardized
SSL (secure socket layer) is used to ensure that your data is protected.
The banks, payment providers and payment gateways we use, are also
using this method.
different methods of payment. Please note that not all payment methods*
are available in all locations.
Prepayment: Discounts can be
granted at the discretion of the reseller when using prepayment. It is
discounted from the amount on the invoice immediately, when you select
You will receive a confirmation via email including our
account data, to which the amount due should be transfered. Please
note, that your order number and your familiy name (for businesses the
company name) is used as reason for transfer. Thus we can assign your
payment more quickly and deal with your order.
After we have
received your payment, you will get a payment receipt confirmation. When
the ordered goods are forwarded, you will get a notice of delivery.
PayPal: You can choose this
payment option during the checkout. With a short click you will get to
the PayPal-website. There you can directly finish your payment.
Afterwards you should be redirected to the order success page of our
shop. We should receive instant confirmation concerning the successful
incoming payment, when the transaction is finished. When available, your
order will be forwarded immediately.
Moneybookers: You can choose
this payment option during the checkout. After finishing your order, a
Moneybookers-link will occur. With a short click you will get to the
Moneybookers-website. There you can directly finish your payment. Once
the funds are available in our Moneybookers account, your order will be
Credit card (Mastercard/Visa)*: If you select payment
per creditcard, we need your credit card number, the validity date and
the CVC number (last 3 or 4 digits on the reverse of your card). When
the transaction is done, we will receive a receipt confirmation and
process your order at the earliest possible time.
("Sofortüberweisung")*: This payment method is very popular in
Central Europe and may not be available in other places. It allows you
to directly transfer the funds related an order via a secure connection
to your bank. We will get instant confirmation of incoming payments and
are able to process your order quickly.
Cash on delivery*: When using
cash on delivery, some additional service fees are to pay varying from
country to country. They are already covered in the total amount, if you
choose this method in your shopping cart. The cash payment takes place
directly when the goods are delivered. Please note that cheques cannot
be accepted since beginning of 2002.
Pickup / Cash on Pickup*: If
you are from Herford(Germany) or surrounding, you can pick up your order
self-evident in our shop in Herford. You can pay cash or by ec- or
credit card (Amex, Mastercard or Visa). In that case just select the
method "collection / cash" in your shopping cart.
not accept payment by cheque or money order.
Fluctuations in the Currency Exchange Rate
Fluctuations in the currency exchange rate on
the day of the purchase may result in a slight difference in the
totals. All products selected in the NZ online store will be charged in
NZ Dollars, in the AU online store in AU Dollars and products selected
in an European Online store will be charged in Euros.
By using our online store and ordering via credit card, the amount of
your order will be pre-authorised but not actually charged.
Pre-authorisation is a hold on funds usually for 7-10 days. This means
your available credit will decrease by the amount of your order, but
your card will not actually be charged until the day your item(s)
Incorrect Payment Details
Bank Account Number: VIVA-LITE gives the customer the choice to pay for
products through bank transfer. If the customer credits money to the
incorrect bank account number, and the correct number was provided to
the customer by VIVA-LITE, then VIVA-LITE will not accept any
responsibilty for correcting payment and the goods will not be
Except where noted
otherwise, the list price displayed for products on our website
represents the full retail price listed on the product itself, suggested
by the manufacturer or supplier, or estimated in accordance with
standard industry practice; or the estimated retail value for a
comparably featured item offered elsewhere. The list price is a
comparative price estimate and may or may not represent the prevailing
price in every area on any particular day. The stipulated prices are
plus shipping, payment or service costs, as can be seen during the order
With respect to items sold by VIVA-LITE, we cannot
confirm the price of an item until you order; however, we do NOT charge
your credit card until after your order has entered the shipping
process. Despite our best efforts, a small number of the items in our
catalog may be mispriced. If an item's correct price is higher than our
stated price, we will, at our discretion, either contact you for
instructions before shipping or cancel your order and notify you of such
Taxes will be charged based on
the shipping address. GST/VAT: For delivery addresses that are in the
country of the related domain name you are ordering from, all prices are
GST/VAT inclusive unless otherwise stated. If your order ships to a
delivery addresses outside this condition, no GST/VAT will be charged.
How to Contact Us
If you have any
comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via phone or
email us via the online