terms and conditions

the products being sold at www.forte-forte.com (hereinafter referred to as the “website”) are sold and produced by filoblu spa, whose registered office is at via caltana, 116/c – 30030 santa maria di sala (ve) - italy, registered with the venice rovigo delta lagunare chamber of commerce (camera di commercio, industria, artigianato e agricoltura, c.c.i.a.a.) under economic and administrative index no. 354686 in the company register, italian fiscal code and vat no. 04274870288.
filoblu's customer care department is available for all enquiries regarding orders, deliveries and, more generally, purchases: customercare@forte-forte.com phone number: +39 041/8380020 opening hours: 8.30 - 13 / 14.30 - 18 (cet) from monday to friday

 purchase method

2.1 the only products offered for sale by filoblu are those shown on filoblu's website at the time of placing the order, as they are described on the relevant information pages.   

2.2 however, it shall be understood that the images accompanying the information regarding a product are shown for information purposes only and may not be wholly representative of the product's features, possibly differing, for example, in colour and size (in some cases due to the browser and screen used to access the website and view the images).

2.3 to place an order, the client must fully complete the relevant form on the website and send the same after carefully reading the conditions as well as the features of the product and/or products that the client intends to purchase. the client shall also ask filoblu, if desired, to send a tax invoice for the purchase, pursuant to article 22 of italian presidential decree no. 633/1972.

2.4 correct receipt of the order shall be confirmed by filoblu by means of a reply via email sent to the email address indicated by the client. said confirmation message shall include a summary of the purchase conditions, in accordance with applicable regulations, as well as the details provided by the client on the order, so that the client may check said details and communicate any necessary corrections without delay

prices and payment methods

3.1 the prices indicated on the website shall be understood as inclusive of taxes and vat. any delivery costs or payment charges shall in any case be notified to the client via the website or through these conditions.

3.2 the following payment methods are accepted:
paypal: clients may pay via paypal in accordance with the specific methods set by the same.
credit card where products are purchased using a credit card, the transaction may be performed via the paypal secure server or another secure server as chosen by filoblu.
under no circumstances and at no stage of the transaction shall filoblu be able to access the client's credit card details, which shall be transmitted through a secure connection directly to the banking institute that manages the transaction. no electronic record of said details shall be held by filoblu and therefore under no circumstances shall filoblu be held liable for any fraudulent and unauthorised use of credit cards by third parties at the time of payment.
bank transfer (only for european countries) in case of purchase with bank transfer, the client can find the bank coordinate. the goods will be shipped only after the actual receiving of the payment.
klarna is an instalment payment service that allows you to divide the cost of your purchase on our site into 3 equal payments. here you find more information on the deferred payment option and how to use it online. (Only for Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States)

delivery of products and associated charges

4.1 the products purchased shall be delivered to the address indicated on the order by the client within 24-48 hours from filoblu having accepted the order, at the cost specifically indicated on the website before placing the order. filoblu reserves the right to accept or refuse requests for delivery beyond the territories of italy or europe. in any case, for deliveries outside the territories of italy, delivery expenses and lead times may be subject to change.

4.2 with reference to requests for deliveries to countries that do not belong to the european union, any customs duty for importation shall be payable by the consignee. the client is therefore advised to contact the customs authorities in the country concerned beforehand to verify the costs and any restrictions on imports.

4.3 the lead times for delivery indicated by filoblu are merely indicative and a delay to the same, or any delivery made with subsequent split consignments shall not entitle the client to refuse the delivery or request compensation or indemnity. 

4.4 at the time of delivery, the client shall be required to check:
– that the number of packages delivered corresponds to the number shown on the delivery note.
– that the packaging is intact, not damaged, or wet or spoiled, including with reference to the materials used for sealing (adhesive tape or metallic strapping).
– any damage to the packaging and/or to the product or any lack of correspondence in the number of packages or the details, must be notified immediately by indicating the nature of the problem on the delivery note for the product, which shall be returned to the carrier. 
– any problems with reference to the physical integrity, correspondence or completeness of the goods received must be notified within 7 days of delivery, in accordance with the methods set out in this document.

4.5 custom duties and taxes paid according to current regulation.

right to cancel

5.1 pursuant to article 52 of italian legislative decree 206/2005, as amended by italian legislative decree 21/2014, the client may withdraw from the conditions and therefore from the purchase agreement for any reason, without need for an explanation and without incurring any penalty, within 14 (fourteen) working days from the date of receiving the products.  

5.2 in order to exercise the right to cancel set out in the preceding clause 5.1, the client shall send notification to filoblu within the time limits indicated to the following email address customercare@forte-forte.com or by means of the form provided for that purpose on the website.
registered users can access the "return" section of their user dashboard and manage return requests.
unregistered users must complete the form at one of the following addresses:
europe: https://www.forte-forte.com/eu/sales/guest/form/
united kingdom: https://www.forte-forte.com/gb/sales/guest/form/
italy – vatican – san marino (english language): https://www.forte-forte.com/it_en/sales/guest/form/
france – munich – luxembourg: https://www.forte-forte.com/fr_en/sales/guest/form/
russia (english language): https://www.forte-forte.com/ru/sales/guest/form/
switzerland - liechtenstein (english language): https://www.forte-forte.com/ch_en/sales/guest/form/
usa - canada: https://www.forte-forte.com/us/sales/guest/form/
rest of the world: https://www.forte-forte.com/row/sales/guest/form/
united arab emirates: https://www.forte-forte.com/uae/sales/guest/form/

5.3 in the event of cancellation, the client shall return the products to filoblu within 14 (fourteen) days of said cancellation:
for all packages sent from the european union the shipping address is:
filoblu c/o snatt logistica spa – forte forte, via giuseppe di vittorio 21, 20049 caleppio (mi) italy.
for all packages sent from countries outside the european union, which pass through customs, the shipping address is: 
filoblu c/o snatt logistica spa – forte forte - via giuseppe di vittorio 21, 20049 caleppio (mi) italy.
the goods must be returned intact, complete in all their parts and in their original packaging (envelopes and packaging), having been kept and used only for the time strictly necessary to establish and verify their condition, features and size, in accordance with normal diligence, there being no signs of wear or dirt and in compliance with the following conditions:
the right to cancel may be applied to the purchased product as a whole; it is not in fact possible to return only part of the purchased product (for eg., accessories, complementary items, etc.).
in order to cancel, the product must be complete and returned in its original packaging, complete in all its parts (including packaging and any documentation and accessories: labels, cards, tags, seals, etc.). the authenticity tag must be attached and the grey safety string must be intact.

5.4 filoblu shall arrange to refund the client for the whole amount paid, net of consignment charges incurred and any customs duty paid for importation, within 14 (fourteen) days from the date of cancellation, by transferring the debited amount, via the same payment method used by the client for the initial transaction, unless otherwise agreed. in any case, the client shall not bear any expenses incurred as a consequence of said refund. filoblu may withhold the refund until the returned product is received.

5.5 in any case, the client shall forfeit the right to cancel should filoblu discover any of the following:
– that the returned product and/or its accessories, and/or its packaging are not intact.
– that the product is without its external package and or the original internal packaging.
– that the product is missing some of its integral parts and/or accessories (for eg., fastenings, ties, buckles, etc.).
– should the right to cancel be forfeited, filoblu shall arrange to return the purchased product to the sender, debiting the shipping costs from the same and, if already refunded, the price of the product.

6.1 all products sold by filoblu are covered by a warranty of 24 (twenty-four) months for any lack of conformity pursuant to chapter iii of italian legislative decree 206/2005. to benefit from assistance under the warranty, the client must retain the invoice or the payment receipt, along with the delivery note.

6.2 the warranty for lack of conformity shall be applicable provided that the product concerned has been used correctly, in accordance with its intended use and in compliance with the contents of the instructions for usage and laundering provided in and/or with the product.

6.3 should filoblu, for any reason, not be able to provide the client with a product under the warranty (repaired or replaced), or should repair or replacement be excessively burdensome, due to the value of the product, filoblu may proceed by applying an appropriate discount on the price paid, or by refunding the whole amount paid and terminating the contract.

6.4 where the implementation of the warranty requires the product to be returned, the same must be returned by the client in its original packaging, complete in all its parts (including packaging and any documentation and accessories). 

complaints and requests for information

7.1 filoblu may be contacted with reference to any complaints or requests for information: filoblu spa via caltana 116/c 30030 caselle di santa maria di sala (ve), tel: +39 041/8380020 email: customercare@forte-forte.com


8.1 personal details collected when the order is placed shall be used by filoblu solely for the purpose of fulfilling the express requests of the client, in accordance with european regulation 2016/679 and the privacy statement shown on this website. any other use of said details shall take place only with the express consent of the client.

applicable law

9.1 the contract for sale set out in these conditions and its performance shall be governed by italian law. any contrary legal norms and the united nations convention on contracts for the international sale of goods shall not be applicable. should a dispute arise, it shall be submitted to the jurisdiction of the courts in the town where the client is resident. 

9.2 we would like to inform you that the european commission provides an alternative resolution platform for out-of-court disputes, including cross-border disputes, accessible at http://ec.europa.eu/odr

whatsapp business

10.1 by using whatsapp business channel for customer support purposes, you agree to receive messages on whatswpp from filoblu spa, on behalf of forte_forte.

taiwan customs regulatory changes

11.1 as of july 1st 2022, the taiwan customs authorities require pre-registration and pre-clearance authentication for import shipments to consumers (2c) in taiwan.

11.2 this is mandatory for business-to-consumer (b2c) & consumer-to-consumer (c2c) shipments to taiwan.

11.3 all private consumers (consignees/importers) of shipments into taiwan are required to download the ezway customs application & register their mobile phone numbers. to download the ezway customs application into your smart phone please visit:https://dhlexpress.jp/dhl-expresseasy/english/pdf/important_04.pdf

11.4 when goods are ordered and the dhl express waybill to taiwan is created, the private consumer in taiwan will be notified by dhl (via sms/e-mail) and by the ezway customs application to pre-authenticate their shipment against their unique dhl waybill number (via the ezway application).

11.5 this process must be done for each import shipment to allow the customs clearance of the goods, and is called real name authentication (rna).

11.6 please be aware that without the ezway mobile phone registration (one-off) & pre-authentication (per shipment), your shipment will be: rejected during customs declaration held at the taipei gateway and contacted by dhl for rna process.

11.7 returned to shipper if the receiver does not pre-register and authenticate their shipments within 7 days of arrival. subjected to bond storage charges (for the period that the shipment is held) for further enquiries on the new customs regulatory, we kindly invite you to check the below link: https://bit.ly/3okrd3t

last updated: 18/10/2022