Legal Notice

Pub­lished in accor­dance with e-com­merce law, the Aus­tri­an Com­mer­cial Code, the Media Act and reg­u­la­tions con­cern­ing online set­tle­ment of dis­putes in con­sumer affairs:

Silhouette International Schmied AG
Postfach 538
Ellbognerstrasse 24
4020 Linz (Austria)

Tel.: +43 (0) 732 3848-0
Telefax +43 (0) 732 3848-422

VAT No.: ATU36926403
Com­pa­ny Reg­is­ter No.: FN 78436y, Linz Region­al Court

Exec­u­tive board:
CMO: Michael Schmied
COO: Thomas Windis­chbauer
CEO and CFO: Reinhard Mahr

The type of busi­ness is the man­u­fac­ture and sale (plus site man­age­ment) of ​“Sil­hou­ette” eye­wear mod­els – notably frames, lens­es and opti­cal appli­ances. Cham­ber: Aus­tri­an Eco­nom­ic Cham­ber (Upper Aus­tria) (www​.wko​.at). Reg­u­la­to­ry author­i­ty: Mag­is­trate of the provin­cial cap­i­tal of Linz. Trade denom­i­na­tion: Com­merce oth­er than reg­u­lat­ed com­merce with reg­u­lat­ed agents. Trade type: Unli­censed trade. Pro­fes­sion­al and eth­i­cal reg­u­la­tions: e-com­merce law www​.ris​.bka​.gv​.at; trade reg­u­la­tions www​.ris​.bka​.gv​.at; media law www​.ris​.bka​.gv​.at; Aus­tri­an Com­mer­cial Code www​.ris​.bka​.gv​.at.

The Euro­pean Com­mis­sion has set up an online plat­form for set­tling dis­putes (ODR), which you can find at http://​ec​.europa​.eu/​c​o​n​s​u​m​e​r​s​/odr/. We are nei­ther oblig­ed nor will­ing to take part in an out-of-court dis­pute res­o­lu­tion in front of a Con­sumer Arbi­tra­tion Service.


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