Terms and conditions of use

Articles and Condition

All offered items are guaranteed to be authentic prints or manuscripts made at or near the given date. Books, atlases and graphics are complete and in good conditions unless stated otherwise. All important damages and restorations are mentioned. Dimensions are given in centimetres (heigh x width).

Shipment, Order and Payment Conditions

Orders can be made via our website, fax, telephone, postal mail or email. We reserve the right to refuse a sale for any reason they deem with no prior notification. All prices are correct at time of display online in Euro and include tax and all fees excluding shipment cost. All items remain the property of Rainer J. Goetzfried until payment is received and cleared in full. Shipment to new customers will only processed after payment is received and cleared in full. We accept credit card (VISA or MasterCard) and wire transfer to our bank account. Where payment is made by credit card, you authorise us to debit your card with the total cost of the products selected plus delivery costs. Any refunds made in respect of returns or cancellation will be made to the same card. If your card cannot be verified or is in any way unacceptable, the order will be cancelled immediately.

We will ship items by German Post / DHL or express mail service. All goods are sent insured for loss in transit, but we do pack our parcels very well and have yet to make any claims for any losses or transit damage. For shipping costs and delivery time, have a look here: Shipping costs and delivery time.

Return Policy (1 month money back guarantee)

Your satisfaction is of paramount importance. If you are not satisfied, contact us within one month of receipt and you can return the item for a full refund less delivery costs, providing the item is received in 'as sent' condition. However, please do not send goods back before contacting us first, and ensure that you use a signed for mailing service to return the item. In case of lost in transit and you have not used registered mail, we cannot refund the item. Please send goods back to:

Goetzfried Antique Maps
Rainer J. Goetzfried
Martinusweg 4
88069 Tettnang

Privacy Statement

We are committed to protect your privacy. We will collect your personal information only for two reasons: To proceed your order and to provide you with the best service. We never share your personal information with any third party. The type of information we will collect about you includes: - your name - address - phone number - email address The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law. Our security system is based on following: We use encryption software based on Secured Socket Layer (SSL) to protect all on-line customer card details. Firewall software is used to store confidential data on all our computers and finally we use password protection and physical locks to protect our equipment physically.

Google Analytics

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Please be advised that to avoid personal data being collected through IP addresses, we use Google Analytics add-on "anonymizeIp". As a result a shortened (or anonymous) IP address is sent to Google.

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Place of Jurisdiction & Online Dispute

The place of settlement and place of jurisdiction for all legal business transaction is Tettnang, Germany.

Platform of the EU Commission regarding online dispute resolution: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/


Under no circumstances shall Rainer J. Goetzfried be liable or responsible for incidental or consequential damages or direct or indirect damages that result from your use of the information on its website. Despite careful verification, no liability for the correctness of external links can be assumed. All data and images on this website are subject to copyright.

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