Kosher Food Certification
Kosher Certification - General Terms & Conditions

Here you will find the General Terms and Conditions of KIR Badatz Igud Rabbonim, which serve as the basis for contracts between KIR and the customer unless otherwise agreed

KIR Kosher certification is a service which permits entities (hereinafter referred to as "customer") from the food industries or food distribution to produce at conditions defined and stipulated by KIR Badatz Igud Rabbonim (hereinafter referred to as "KIR").

1. Range of application, changes, publication.
1.1 The KIR conditions regulate the use of the KIR label and are an integral part of the General Business Conditions and the User Guidelines for KIR certification services. The conditions for KIR certification services follow the General Business Conditions as well as the User Guidelines for KIR certification services.
1.2 The latest and binding version of the KIR certification conditions is published on the Internet at GTC.html.
1.3 The most recently updated and binding version of the KIR certification conditions is effective as soon as it is published in the Internet at the Internet address given in par. 1.2. KIR reserves the right to change the Kosher certification conditions at any time.

2. Requirements for KIR Kosher certification.
2.1 KIR certification service may be used only by "KIR approved customers” who have entered into a contract with KIR as certification provider and who are approved by KIR. It may be used only by customers for their very own purposes.
2.2 KIR certification may be used only for the facility production subscribing to the KIR Kosher certification service.

3. Use of KIR certification.
3.1 The customer shall use KIR certification in accordance with the User Guidelines for KIR Kosher certification services.

4. Remuneration.
4.1 The customer shall pay a yearly amount in advance. Payment is due always at the end of the month preceding the year of use.
4.2 Should the customer not make payment of the annual fee, KIR is entitled to discontinue the KIR certification service following the disregarded request for payment. After the second notice, KIR may automatically cancel the contract with immediate effect and delete all the customer data and procedures necessary for the Kosher service.

5. Contract begin, contract duration, contract termination.
5.1 KIR certification may be used on the first workday following the final approval, after KIR has sent confirmation and L.O.C. to the customer by e-mail. KIR is authorised to reject applications without stating reasons.
5.2 The contract is entered into for an unspecified time. It may be terminated by the customer at the earliest, three (3) months after the contract begins, always before the 15th of the month preceding the year of Kosher certification. Termination must be effected by regular mail.
5.3 KIR is authorised, however, to cancel the contract automatically and with immediate effect without notification if the customer defaults according to par. 4 or to par.2 of the KIR certification conditions, or has misused KIR certification rulings.

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May 2005

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