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Payment and Taxes

Secure Shopping

Shopping on the Darwin License Store is secure. Darwin License Store uses the latest Internet encryption technology, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), which is the industry standard for secure e-commerce transactions. Our secure server software encrypts all of your personal information, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. We recommend that you use a security-enabled browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (or higher) or FireFox 1.5 (or higher) to send sensitive information over a secure network.

Using Promo Codes

If you have received an Darwin License Store Coupon (Promo) Code, you can apply this code to your order by navigating to the Shopping Cart and entering the value in the ‘Enter your coupon’ field.

Applicable Discounts

Discounts may apply to your Darwin License Store purchase, depending on the current promotions available at the time of order placement. If you use multiple discounts when placing your order, only the highest discount will apply. By default all prices in the store are net prices that have promotional discounts included.

Acceptable Payment Methods

For your convenience we use as a standard payment method Bank Transfer (Invoice) and we accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and American Express via Paypal) .

Paying by bank transfer (invoice) or with Credit Card

Credit card payment requires us to calculate extra costs of at least 3.9% (costs which are raised by Paypal to us). Therefore we encourage you to pay by Bank Transfer.

How to choose payment method

At checkout, you can select Payment method, standard is Bank Transfer.
Note: To ensure timely processing of your order, please ensure that you agree on the payment terms net 7 days.

Invoice Payment Terms

If you are paying for your order with an Bank Transfer, Darwin License Store’s payment terms are net 7 days. Enterprise Linux support services, Oracle VM support services and media packs are priced in the local currency of the Country you have selected.

Taxes / Value Added Tax

Prices in the Darwin License Store are excluding tax. For customers outside EU and for customers in the EU with a valid VAT ID we do not charge VAT (we reverse charge VAT). When checking out you'll see 0% VAT and on your invoice you will see VAT reverse charge. For the companies in The Netherlands we charge 21% VAT. If you are a person (consumer) or if you don't have a valid VAT ID the appropiate VAT % of your country is charged.

Tax on Invoice Differs from Tax Displayed at Checkout

All tax amounts shown on the Darwin License Store are estimated. While it is anticipated that the tax amount shown and the tax amount charged on an invoice will be the same, differences may occur. In all cases, the tax amount shown on an invoice supersedes the tax amount shown on the store.

Tax Exemption

If you are a tax exempt customer and this has been previously established in your Darwin License Store account, your tax exemption will be automatically assigned during check out. If you have questions about your current status as a tax exempt customer, please contact us.

If you are a new customer, you will not be able to claim tax exemption for your first Darwin License Store purchase. If you have placed your first order with the Darwin License Store and you would like future orders to be tax exempt, please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it your tax exemption certificate number and account information to us.

VAT Registration Number

As required by the European Union (EU), the Value Added Tax (VAT) Registration Number is required to complete your order for the countries of Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. During the checkout process you will be asked to provide the country specific VAT Registration Number. If you do not have a VAT Registration Number, please enter 'N/A' in the field provided. The VAT Registration Number will be stored on your Darwin License Store account for future purchases.

If the existing VAT Registration Number displayed during the checkout process is not correct, you can proceed with your order and contact us to make the necessary corrections.

Surcharge Minimum Order Value

For all orders below US$1,750/EUR1,500 we have a minimum order charge of US$20/EUR20. For orders ouside of the European Union we have a minimum order charge of US$57,50/EUR55,00.