Terms and conditions

1 | Purpose

The present General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter: GTC) govern the rights and obligations of the parties in the context of online sales offered by Editions La Joie de lire SA, whose headquarters are at Chemin Neuf 5, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland.

2 | Purchase

a) General principle
Any purchase of an article on the site implies acceptance of these GTC by the buyer.

b) Confirmation
Any successful purchase is subject to an e-mail confirmation of receipt of the purchase. The sales contract is deemed to be concluded at the time of the confirmation of the purchase.
However, in the event of insufficient stocks, Editions La Joie de lire SA reserves the right to cancel the order and to reimburse the full amount to the buyer, in the latter’s interest.

c) Obligation of the buyer
The purchaser undertakes to provide valid contact details when ordering.

3 | Prices

The prices are indicated in Swiss Francs (CHF) or in Euros, VAT included. The prices indicated do not take into account the shipping costs, charged in addition and variable according to the weight and size of the package.

4 | Payment

For orders on the site, payment is possible by credit card via Paypal or Stripe.

5 | Delivery

Deliveries and shipments are made at the expense of the recipient.
For shipments by mail, the amount of shipping costs is charged; it varies according to the content of the order.
Les Éditions La Joie de lire SA undertakes to prepare the order and to send it within 7 working days.
The delivery can then take time depending on the country of delivery, count a minimum of 10 days.
The package is not sent with tracking, but as a letter, so there is no possibility to track the shipment.
We are not responsible for the services offered by the post office. In case of damaged goods or incomplete delivery, it is up to the recipient to make all the usual reservations with the carrier at the time of receipt.
All complaints concerning deliveries/shipments must be addressed to Editions La Joie de lire within one week of receipt.

6 | Data protection

Subject to the provisions of these GTC, Editions La Joie de lire SA recognizes the confidentiality of the information that the purchaser communicates to it at the time of the order and undertakes not to disclose this information to third parties.

The buyer has the right to access, modify, rectify and delete his personal data. To exercise these rights, the user should contact Éditions La Joie de lire SA, providing proof of identity (surname, first name and e-mail address) by e-mail to

By accepting the general conditions, the buyer agrees to subscribe to the monthly newsletter. The buyer has the possibility to unsubscribe at any time by simple written tomorrow by email to

For more details on our privacy policy, please consult our dedicated page.

7 | Modifications of the GTC

Editions La Joie de lire SA may modify the present GTC. They will inform the buyers of the modifications made on the website. The version in force at the time of the order is the authoritative version of the contractual relationship between the buyer and Editions La Joie de lire SA.

8 | Applicable law

In the event of a dispute, the GTC in effect at the time of purchase shall be used as the legal basis. These GTC are governed by the Swiss law of the Swiss Code of Obligations, to the exclusion of any other foreign legislation.

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