Houses Of The World

Everything you need to know about using our website or buying our products

1. Seller Identification

These General Terms and Conditions of Sale are those of Houses Of. Whose registered office is located at 10 place Charles de Gaulle, 93260 Les Lilas, France. Registered as an independent company under the number 521 496 950
– VAT number: FR75521496950
– E-mail:

2. Agreement

By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use House Of website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: Client, You and Your refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. The Company, Ourselves, We, Our and Us, refers to our Company. Party, Parties, or Us, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves.

All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of France.

Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

3. The Client

Houses Of Products (hereinafter the "Products") are exclusively intended for sale to end consumers who are natural persons or non-professional legal entities (hereinafter the "Client"), to the exclusion of any resellers or intermediaries acting on behalf of resellers. Consequently, the Client affirms that he/she is acting as a final consumer and that he/she does not intend to resell the Products for commercial purposes.

The Client of the Site must be a consumer, a natural person of legal age and legally capable. When placing their first order on the Site, customers must open a customer account and fill in an order form specifying certain mandatory fields (delivery address, telephone number, etc.) so that their order of products can be taken into account and validated by Houses Of.

The information provided to Houses Of when opening a customer account or when placing an order must be complete, accurate and up-to-date. Houses Of may, if necessary, ask the Client to confirm - by any means - this information and his or her identity.
In view of the commercial policy described above, Houses Of reserves the right not to process orders from subjects other than "Consumers" or orders that do not comply with its commercial policy.

4. License & Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise stated, Houses Of and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Houses Of.

All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • Republish material from
  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from
  • Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from
  • Redistribute content from Houses Of (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).

All documents, information, texts, graphics, images, photographs or any other content published on the website are the exclusive property of Houses Of. Consequently, they may not be reproduced, exploited or used for any purpose whatsoever without the express authorisation of the director of the publication.

Houses Of holds all intellectual property rights (with the exception of the moral rights of the authors) relating to the Products and to the brands and distinctive signs under which the Products are marketed.
The Client acknowledges without reservation the intellectual property of Houses Of and undertakes not to infringe it in any way whatsoever. More specifically, the Client expressly undertakes not to manufacture, sell, license or market in any way whatsoever, directly or through a third party, for its own benefit or for the benefit of a third party, the Products, imitations or reproductions of the Products or the intellectual property rights relating to the Products and the brands belonging to Houses Of.

5. Prices

The prices of the products sold on Houses Of are indicated in Euros, by item and reference and include all taxes (TTC) but exclude delivery costs. Houses Of applies French VAT at the rate of 20%. At the time of validation of the order, the price to be paid by the Client is understood to be the all-inclusive price, i.e. the sum of the price (including VAT) of the items that make up the order plus delivery costs. The telecommunication costs inherent in accessing the site remain at the expense of the Client. Any order delivered outside mainland France may be subject to any local taxes, customs duties, sea grants and customs clearance fees upon delivery. You are responsible for paying them. Please check with the relevant authorities in the country of delivery.

The selling price of the products may be modified by Houses Of at any time. The Client will be informed of this change before placing an order.

6. Delivery

The products ordered by the Client on the Site in accordance with the Terms will be delivered to the address indicated by the Client as the delivery address when ordering. The Client chooses the delivery method proposed on the Site. Delivery costs and times vary according to the country and delivery service chosen.

If the product is in stock, all orders placed before 2 p.m. (French time - GMT+1), from Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays, are prepared and handed over to the carrier on the same day or following day.
Colissimo and Mondial Relay delivery according to the delivery zones. Delivery times are indicative as communicated by the carriers.

7. Withdrawal and Return

The Client reserves the right to return the products purchased, without penalty and with no obligation to announce the reason for returning them within fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their receipt. In this case, the Client bears all the cost involved for returning the products. Returns will be accepted only if the products that the Client wants to return are in the same condition as received, they are not unsealed or their original packaging is not violated. In order to exercise his/her right of withdrawal, the Client must inform the Site of his/her decision to withdraw by an unequivocal statement via email. The statement has to be sent to the Site within the said period. If the Client sends electronically the declaration of withdrawal, the Site will send him on reasonable time via email an acknowledgment of the withdrawal.

In order for the Client to meet the withdrawal period deadline, it is sufficient to send the declaration on the right of withdrawal before the withdrawal period expires. In addition, the Client is obliged to return the products without any delay and in any case within 14 calendar days from the day he/she declared his/her withdrawal. The deadline is met only if the Client sends back the products before the expiration of the 14 calendar days period. The Client will bear any costs for returning the products.

The products must be returned in perfect condition accompanied by a copy of the invoice and a note of explanation giving the Client's contact details and his or her wish to receive a refund or credit note, to the following address:
45 rue Benjamin Constant
31400 Toulouse, France

In case of products return, the refund corresponding to the products value will be completed within 14 calendar days from the date that Houses Of acknowledged the Client's decision to withdraw. The Site is entitled to delay the refund until it has received the goods back so as to verify that they are in their original condition and packaging. The Site will carry out such refunds using the same means of payment that the Client used for the initial transaction, unless the Client has expressly agreed otherwise. In any case, the Client will not be charged costs for such a refund. The Site is not required to reimburse the supplementary costs, if the Client has expressly opted for a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of the standard delivery offered by the Site.

The Client is liable for any diminished value of the goods resulting from handling that was not necessary to determine the nature and characteristics of the goods.

8. Time Limits and Terms of Reimbursement

If the right of withdrawal is exercised in accordance with the terms and conditions indicated above, Houses Of will take all necessary steps to reimburse any sums already paid for the purchase of the products within fourteen (14) days of receipt and verification of the condition of the products.

In the event that there is no correspondence between the recipient of the products indicated in the order form and the person who made the payment for the purchase, the reimbursement of the sum, in the event of the exercise of the right of renunciation, will be made by Houses Of, in all cases, to the person who made the payment.

The reimbursement will be made on the same medium as that used for the purchase of the products, i.e. the Client's bank card. The refund will be made in EUROS. If the Client's initial account is in a currency other than EURO, the amount of the refund will be converted into the currency of the account with a conversion rate applied which will be the effective rate at the time of the refund and not at the time of the purchase. The exchange costs borne by the Client at the time of his initial purchase will remain at his expense and will not be subject to any refund by the Operator

9. Personal Data

The Client is informed that the data he/she provides on the website is subject to various automated processing of personal data.
In application of the French law n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to information technology, files and freedoms, it is recalled that the personal data collected from the Client is necessary for the processing of his/her order. It may also be used for prospecting purposes. The purposes of each of these processes are described in relation to the process concerned.

This data is intended for internal use by Houses Of. This personal data may also be transmitted to third parties, partners of Houses Of, unless the Client has objected to this at the time of collection of the data concerning him or her.

The Client personal data is kept for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for each of the processes envisaged by Houses Of.
The Client has the right to access, modify and object to the processing of the data concerning him or her by contacting the Site by email at