TERMS OF SERVICE
Last Updated: April 25, 2017
Hi Beautiful! Welcome to Velvet Report. We curate information about vegan and cruelty-free beauty, fashion and lifestyle brands, products, and services. Please read these Terms of Service (“Terms”) carefully because they govern your use of the website velvetreport.com (the “Site”), and the content, services and products available at or through the Site and associated social media profiles. If you have any questions, please contact us. To make these Terms easier to read, the Site, and our products and services and are collectively called the “Services.”
Agreement to Terms
By accessing, or using our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, simply stop using the Services.
Changes to Terms or Services
We may modify these Terms and our Services at any time, in our sole discretion. If we do so, we’ll make it known on the Site. It’s important that you review the Terms whenever we modify them because continuing to use the Services after we have posted modified Terms on the Site indicates to us that you agree to be bound by the modified Terms. If you don’t agree to be bound by the modified Terms, please discontinue use of the Services immediately. Because our Services are evolving over time we may change or discontinue all or any part of the Services, at any time and without notice to you, at our sole discretion.
We welcome feedback, comments and suggestions for improvements to the Services. You can submit feedback by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You grant to us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license under any and all intellectual property rights that you own or control to use, copy, modify, create derivative works based upon and otherwise exploit the feedback for any purpose.
Velvet Report Content
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, Velvet Report grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicenseable license to access and view the content we create, post, upload, or otherwise make available to you (“Velvet Report Content”) solely in connection with your permitted use of the Services and solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes. You may not: (i) copy, modify or distribute Velvet Report Content for any purpose; (ii) transfer, sublicense, lease, lend, rent or otherwise distribute Velvet Report Content to any third party; (iii) decompile, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or create derivative works of Velvet Report Content or the Services; or (iv) use the Services in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use or reliance of any Velvet Report Content.
Disclaimer & Disclosure
Vegan/ Cruelty-Free Designation
Velvet Report strives to bring readers and viewers the lasts and most interesting content about vegan and cruelty-free beauty and fashion. We do our best to ensure that the products, services and other materials we refer to are truly free of animal-products (i.e. “vegan”), and do not involve harmful animal testing or other forms of animal exposure. We rely on the information provided to us by the manufacturer or supplier of the products and services we feature on our Services, and expressly disclaim any and all liability, damage or injury arising from mischaracterization or misinformation, whether partially or fully, of any information presented on the Services.
Velvet Report does not provide nutritional, dietary, dermatological or medical advice. Nothing on the Site and Services is intended to be a substitute for professional nutritional, dietary, dermatological or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
Velvet Report collaborates with certain companies, brands and individuals for promotional, advertising and review purposes. At Velvet Report we feature brands we love, and any opinions, views and comments expressed in our reviews, promotional material or advertising content are the personal views of Velvet Report. We reserve the right to engage in paid affiliate marketing, advertising and promotion with brands, companies and individuals whose products, services or content we review or promote. Velvet Report may be paid to feature certain content, advertisements, products or services on the Site or Services and reserves all rights to do so, with or without notice to you. You are ultimately responsible for verifying and validating the suitability and applicability to you of any content, advertisements, products or services.
Payment & Delivery
Price & Payment Terms
Velvet Report offers you several shipping options to ensure delivery of your purchased items. Velvet Report does not and cannot control the delivery carrier’s estimated or actual time of delivery of the items, and Velvet Report does not and cannot take the responsibility of ensuring that you have received your items. Please enter an accurate and accessible shipping address to ensure prompt delivery.
Returns, Exchanges & Refunds
If you are unsatisfied with your items for any reason, you may return it within thirty (30) days from delivery. Items must be unused and in original packaging. Please contact us with your order number to initiate a return. To return your product, you should mail your product to:
PO Box 131
Medina, WA 98039
United States of America
You are responsible for your own shipping costs for returning your item(s). Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund. If you are shipping item(s) worth over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We do not guarantee that we will receive your returned item.
Velvet Report does not manufacture any products, and does not warrant that any products or services purchased through the Site are from defects.
Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. If you are approved for a refund, it will be processed, and a credited to your original method of payment automatically. If you have requested an exchange, we will notify you of shipment of the items upon shipment.
Links and Advertisements of Third Party Websites
The Services may contain links to or advertisements of third-party websites or resources. We are not responsible for the content, products or services on or available from those advertisements, websites, resources or links displayed on such sites. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from, your use of any third-party websites or resources.
Upon any termination, discontinuation or cancellation of Services to you, all provisions of these Terms which by their nature should survive will survive, including, without limitation indemnification, warranty disclaimers, limitations of liability, and dispute resolution provisions.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Velvet Report, or its officers, directors, employees agents, suppliers and partners, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs, debts, or expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees), to the extent allowed by applicable law, that arise from or are caused by: a) your use of and access to the Services; b) your violation of these Terms; or c) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, moral or privacy right. This section shall survive these Terms and your use and termination of the Services.
Representations and Warranties; Disclaimers
THE SERVICES AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT.
Limitation of Liability
VELVET REPORT WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, MOBILE DAMAGE OR SYSTEM FAILURE OR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT VELVET REPORT HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, EVEN IF A LIMITED REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL VELVET REPORT’S TOTAL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR CONTENT EXCEED THE LESSER OF THE AMOUNTS YOU HAVE PAID TO VELVET REPORT FOR USE OF THE SERVICES OR VELVET REPORT CONTENT OR FIFTY DOLLARS ($50), IF YOU HAVE NOT HAD ANY PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS TO VELVET REPORT, AS APPLICABLE.
Waiver of Liability
Velvet Report is in no way responsible or to be held liable for any claims, including for physical, bodily or financial injury, arising out of your use of products or services purchase from the Site, Velvet Report Content, or your use of Velvet Report in general, and you are subject to the additional terms and policies of each applicable private venue, local, state and federal laws as applicable.
We prefer to resolve things amiably when possible therefore, you agree to the following dispute resolution policy in connection with any potential claims or disputes arising from your use of the Application. Start by notifying us of your dispute by sending a notice to email@example.com.
Arbitration: In the event that informal negotiations are unsuccessful, the parties agree to follow the arbitration procedures set forth by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) to resolve the dispute.
Binding Arbitration: If for any reason arbitration is unsuccessful or unavailable to the parties, parties agree to submit to binding arbitration in the State of Washington. Each of us is responsible for paying our own filing, administrative and arbitrator fees. Judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.
These Terms, and any future updates we make, constitute the entire and exclusive understanding and agreement between you and Velvet Report. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect. You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without our prior written consent. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, will be null and of no effect. If we provide certain notices or other communications to you, we will place the information on the Site.
Velvet Report’s failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. The waiver of any such right or provision will be effective only if in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative Velvet Report. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, the exercise by either party of any of its remedies under these Terms will be without prejudice to its other remedies under these Terms or otherwise.
Questions & contact information
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