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LICENSE TO USE AMERICANFASHIONMAG.COM
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You understand and agree that you may not reproduce, copy, resell, manipulate or exploit any part of americanfashionmag.com for any commercial purpose, nor may you frame or mirror any part of americanfashionmag.com without afm's prior written authorization. Further, you may not create derivative works from, republish, upload, edit, post, transmit or distribute in any way whatsoever any materials from americanfashionmag.com without the prior written permission of afm.
In turn you grant American Fashion Magazine, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiaries and third party service providers who provide content management services and its retail partners, if any (collectively, the "Licensed Parties") a royalty-free, transferable, non-exclusive license to use, copy, reproduce, adapt, translate and distribute any content your provide us or post on this Site for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, throughout the world in any media.
CHANGES TO AMERICANFASHIONMAG.COM AND/OR TERMS
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TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS & RESTRICTIONS
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NON-UNITED STATES RESIDENTS
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RULES AND LIMITS ON USE OF THE SITE
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SPECIFIC PROHIBITED USES
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Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. afm will investigate occurrences and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting the user or users who are involved in such violations. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, the following:
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USER GENERATED CONTENT
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DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
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(D) In no event will afm or any person or entity involved in creating, producing or distributing the service be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of or inability to use the service or out of the breach of any warranty.
(E) afm neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement on the online service.
(F) afm does not endorse, warrant or guarantee any product or service offered by a third party through the service and will not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction between any user and third-party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, each user should use his or her best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL afm BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF afm HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL afm's TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING americanfashionmag.com.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us, our officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from your breach of this agreement and/or your activities in connection with the site that violate afm's Customer Ratings and Reviews Terms and Conditions or Review Guidelines.
RULES FOR SWEEPSTAKES, CONTESTS & GAMES
STORE & ONLINE PRICING
Most afm products displayed on our website are available in select afm stores in the United States and Canada while supplies last. In some cases, web merchandise may not be available in afm stores. Stores may also have different prices or promotional events at different times. Online prices may differ from in-store prices and will not be matched in-store. All prices on our website are listed in U.S. dollars. Pricing, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store and online. Prices, promotions and sales are subject to change without notice.
Due to the overall high demand for merchandise and availability issues, we do not allow for price adjustments. Click Here for a full copy of our Returns policy.
americanfashionmag.com honors each state's guidelines concerning sales and use tax, determined by the destination address of your shipment. Except as otherwise noted below, we are required by law to charge tax where applicable. Orders that will be delivered to Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin may be subject to such tax depending on their individual requirements.
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CANADA TAXES & DUTY
Canada taxes and duty are calculated separately from shipping costs. If you are placing a Canadian order, your tax amount will include national taxes and provincial taxes determined by your location. Duty is tax imposed on imports by the Canadian Customs Authority. Duty rates vary based on the type of products you are importing and the country they came from or were made in. For your convenience, we calculate and collect duty from you in the checkout process and pay it to the Canadian Customs Authority on your behalf.
Your complete order total, including taxes and duty, will be displayed in U.S. dollars at checkout. You will be able to view and approve these charges before completing your order. Should you need to return an item, you will be refunded the tax and duty amount that you paid.
RATINGS & REVIEWS
The goal of ratings and reviews on americanfashionmag.com is to help other clients make more informed buying decisions, based on your opinions and experiences. As a valued client, YOU are in the best position to provide a first-hand review our products. We appreciate your time in sharing your thoughts and opinions.
Reviews are limited to 1,000 characters and require a rating selection to submit.
Your review must be based on your experience of owning the product. Please explain what you like or dislike about the product and why. Only review products you currently own or have owned recently.
Your review should be focused on the product: features, characteristics and performance vs. any purchase or delivery experiences.
Focus on information you think would be helpful for others in their purchasing decisions.
Please ensure you comply completely with all the guidelines. afm will not edit words or phrases, so any review containing any unacceptable content will not be approved for posting.
To write a review you must:
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Agree to be bound by afm's Customer Ratings and Reviews Terms and Conditions and Reviews Guidelines
Be at least 18 years of age or older
We cannot publish reviews that contain:
Include the personal information or likeness of another person;
Are libelous, harassing, abusive, obscene, vulgar, sexually explicit content, or content that is inappropriate with respect to race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, or other intrinsic characteristic;
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Include trade secrets or commercial or financial information obtained from a person and considered privileged or confidential;
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Include records or information compiled for law enforcement purposes, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy;
Are unlawful; or
Contain any computer viruses, worms, or other potentially damaging computer code, processes, programs, applications, or files.
Please also note that independent contractors and employees are not eligible to submit a review. If a review is submitted that contains any of the above, afm reserves the right to:
Not publish the review;
Take any appropriate action if deemed necessary.
Your personal details will not be used or passed on to any third parties.
From time to time there may be information on americanfashionmag.com that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. If you are not completely satisfied with your americanfashionmag.com purchase, please see our Returns policy.
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MEMBER SIGN IN
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COPYRIGHT POLICY AND COMPLAINTS
afm respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in any manner that constitutes copyright infringement or infringes on other intellectual property rights, please provide afm's copyright agent the written information specified below:
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A description where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
afm's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on americanfashionmag.com can be reached at:
American Fashion Magazine, Inc.
2345 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Please note that this is the exclusive procedure for notifying afm and its affiliates and subsidiaries that your copyrighted material has been infringed.
americanfashionmag.com is controlled by afm from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. afm makes no representation that materials on americanfashionmag.com are appropriate or available for use in other locations.
You agree that the laws of the state of California excluding its conflicts-of-law rules, shall govern these Terms. Please note that your use of the Site may be subject to other local, state, national, and international laws. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for resolving any claim or dispute with afm or relating in any way to your use of the Site resides in the state and federal courts of Santa Cruz County, California, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of Santa Cruz County, California.
You understand and agree that afm may, in its sole discretion and at any time, terminate your password or account and immediately deactivate and/or delete any or all information about and concerning your account, including your registration information. You understand and agree that afm may take any one or more of these actions without prior notice to you. You understand and agree that afm shall not have any liability to you or any other person for any termination of your access to your account and/or the removal of information concerning your account. afm is not reserving any rights that exceed its rights under the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016.
afm in its discretion, may provide you with notice(s)via email, regular mail and/or it may use other reasonable method(s). The Site may also provide notice(s) of changes to the Terms or other matters by displaying notices or links to notice(s) to you on the Site and/or it may use other reasonable method(s).
HOW TO CONTACT US
If you would like to contact us for any reason, please write us at:
American Fashion Magazine, Inc.
Attention: Legal Department
2345 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between afm and you as a result of this Agreement or your use of the Site.
Any claim or cause of action you may have with respect to afm or the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arose.
The failure of afm to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.
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