1.1 These general conditions of supply and sale shall apply to all relationships subject to the law of obligations prior to the signing of the contract, and to all contracts and business relationships between esaqa GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "esaqa") and its customers, in as much as the latter are entrepreneurs, legal entities under public law or separate bodies of public law (hereinafter referred to as "customers"), the two sides together also being known as "contractual partners".
1.2 In the absence of any other agreement, these general conditions of supply and sale shall also apply to future contracts between the partners, without its being necessary to draw attention to them anew. This shall also apply if, at the time of the first transaction, these conditions do not come to the knowledge of the customer until after the conclusion of the contract.
1.3 These general conditions of supply and sale shall apply exclusively. No conditions of the customers which contradict or deviate from these conditions shall apply unless esaqa has agreed expressly to their applicability. Neither shall esaqa accept any conditions other than its own if it sells goods unconditionally to the customer while aware of contradictory or deviating conditions. It shall not be necessary for esaqa to object specifically to any other business and supply conditions.