Terms & Conditions
1. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
The website www.guitarjo.com (“Website”) is owned and maintained by String Effects, Inc. (“String Effects”). These terms must be followed to use the Website and any content or files (“Contents”) that String Effects provides through the Website. By viewing or using the Website in any way, you indicate that you have read and agree to these Terms and Conditions. Your violation of the Terms and Conditions automatically terminates your permission to use this Website. String Effects reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions, and your continued use of the Website will indicate your agreement of any changes to the Terms and Conditions. Therefore, we advise you to review the Terms and Conditions on a regular basis. At any time, you can view the most current version of the Terms and Conditions on this page.
2. Proprietary Rights
This Website and all of its available Contents, Products and Services are the property of String Effects and are protected by patent, copyright and trademark laws. Any user of this Website is prohibited from copying, reproducing, modifying, leasing, transmitting, distributing, displaying, reverse engineering, disassembling or in any way exploiting copyrighted or proprietary Contents or Products available on the Website or the code relating to the Website, except as expressly permitted in section 4 of the Terms and Conditions.
3. Products Offered
String Effects provides you with an online store and the ability to contact customer support (“Services”) via the Website. String Effects provides you with products that are listed on the Website, including but not limited to GUITAR-JO® and other products and accessories (“Products”). These Products and Services may have limited supply and are subject to return in compliance with our Return Policy. We reserve the right to limit the sales or quantities of our Products or Services to any person on a case-by-case basis. String Effects holds the right to discontinue any Products at any time. We also reserve the right to change the descriptions or prices of any Products at any time without notice. All Products and Services available through this Website are subject to these Terms and Conditions.
4. Non-Commercial Use of the Website
You may view, copy, print and use the Contents contained on this Website solely for your own personal use and provided that: (1) the Contents are not used for commercial purposes; (2) any text, graphics or other content on this Website is not altered in any way; (3) graphics on this Website are not used or distributed separate from the accompanying text; (4) additional representations or warranties pertaining to referenced Contents and Products are not made; and (5) the below copyright notice appears within the referenced Content. Use of any Contents on this Website for any other purpose is prohibited by law and may result in civil and criminal penalties. Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted as conferring by implication or otherwise any license or permission to use any intellectual property, including patents, copyrighted material, or trademarks, of String Effects or any third party, except as expressly provided.
5. Third Party Payment Services
To purchase any Product, you must pay the amount of the Product you choose by credit or debit card through PayPal. Since payment is done through PayPal, we do not retain credit card information. String Effects only acknowledges orders by email, which does not constitute String Effects’ acceptance of an order or confirmation of an offer to sell any Product. We reserve the right to limit the sales or quantities of our Products to any person on a case-by-case basis.
6. Value-Added Taxes and Duties
If you are shipping an order to a business or residence outside of the United States, duties or value-added taxes are not covered by String Effects and must be paid separately, if applicable.
Please review our Return Policy for information regarding the return of any String Effects Products.
9. Comments and Submissions
If, at our request, you send String Effects creative ideas, plans, suggestions, or other materials, whether in the comments section of any page on this Website, through any contact forms on this website, directly through email, through postal mail, or any other methods of communication (collectively “Comments”), you agree that we may copy, edit, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use any Comments that you forward to us without restriction and on any medium. We are under no obligation to (1) reply to any Comments; (2) keep any Comments confidential; or (3) provide compensation for any Comments. At our discretion, we may edit or remove content that we decide is offensive, threatening, defamatory, pornographic, crude, unlawful or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms and Conditions (collectively “Violations”). You further agree that your Comments will not contain any content that will break these Violations or contain any computer virus that could disrupt any feature of this Website in any way. You may not pretend to be someone other than yourself, use a false email, or otherwise mislead us as to the origin of any Comments. You are solely responsible for any Comments you make and their accuracy. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any Comments posted by you.
10. Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL STRING EFFECTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENTS OR FUNCTIONS OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF STRING EFFECTS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOUR USAGE OF THE CONTENTS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES FROM THIS WEBSITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICE, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF. IN JURISDICTIONS WHICH PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN LIABILITIES, STRING EFFECTS’ LIABILITY IN THOSE JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our Products and/or Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free. We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the Products and/or Services will be accurate or reliable. You agree that from time to time we may remove a Service for indefinite periods of time or cancel a Service at any time, without notice to you.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless String Effects, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, partners, subsidiaries, agents, as well as third parties and service providers acting on String Effects’ behalf (“Indemnified Parties”) from and against any liability, claims, actions, losses, demands, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal and accounting fees), arising from your use of this Website or its Services or Contents, breach of the Website’s Terms and Conditions, any information posted or otherwise provided by you through this Website, any litigation or dispute between an Indemnified Party and a third party caused by your actions; or your negligence or violation or alleged violations of any rights of another, based on your use of this Website, its Services or any of its Contents.
13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Except to the extent they are preempted by U.S. federal law, the laws of Massachusetts govern these Terms and Conditions and any claims and disputes (whether contract, tort, or otherwise) arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or their subject matter. By using this Website, you hereby agree that any and all disputes regarding these Terms will be subject to the courts located in Massachusetts. YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS WEBSITE AND/OR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION. These Terms and Conditions operate to the fullest extent permissible by law.
14. Contact Information
Any questions relating to the Terms and Conditions should be sent to us at firstname.lastname@example.org