The following rules ('Terms and Conditions') govern the use of the website located at, or linked to, the URL https://shop.communitiesinschools.org/ and the services, information, and content that may be offered on such site (the Site); our Affiliate Program(s) and corporate accounts; the ability to order products and receive newsletters and promotional emails; and any related links. Please read the following Terms and Conditions carefully.
If we maintain any co-branded websites with one or more of our business partners (which website contains a link to these Terms and Conditions), then such co-branded websites are also governed by these Terms and Conditions.
You may print a copy of these Terms and Conditions using the print feature in your browser. We suggest retaining a copy for your future reference. It is your responsibility to periodically visit the Terms and Conditions link at the bottom of our home page to review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions. You may use your browser to print copies of any updated Terms and Conditions.
Intellectual Property Rights of Communities In Schools
Our Site is owned and operated by us. Unless otherwise specified, all materials appearing on our Site, including the text, site design, graphics, logos, icons and images, as well as the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof, are the sole property of Communities In Schools, Inc., © 2023, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. All audio and video clips are the sole property of Communities In Schools or our respective content providers. The content and software on our Site is the property of Communities In Schools and/or its suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may view, download, print and retain a copy of pages of our Site only for your own personal use. Except as expressly provided above, you may not use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, republish, modify, license, post, transmit or distribute any information from our Site in whole or in part without our prior written permission. If you wish to obtain permission to reprint or reproduce any materials appearing on our Site you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
We post legal notices (e.g., copyright and trademark notices and markings) and various credits on pages of our Site. If you duplicate, publish or otherwise distribute material on our Site, you may not remove these notices or credits or any additional information accompanying such notices and credits.
The absence of a trademark, trade name or service mark from the above list does not constitute a waiver of our intellectual property rights concerning that trademark, trade name or service mark. All custom graphics, icons, logos and words listed above are trade names, trademarks or service marks of Communities In Schools. All other trade names, trademarks or service marks are property of their respective owners. The use of any of our trade names, trademarks or service marks without our express written consent is strictly prohibited. In order to maintain the value of these marks, it is important that they are used correctly. If you have any questions, you may contact us at email@example.com.
Representations by You
By visiting the Site, you represent, warrant and covenant that (a) you are at least 18 years old; (b) that you are a resident of the United States; and (c) that all materials of any kind submitted by you through the Site or for inclusion on the Site will not plagiarize, violate or infringe upon the rights of any third-party including trade secret, copyright, trademark, trade dress, privacy, patent, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights, nor contain inappropriate, offensive, harassing, or other unacceptable material.
During the registration process you will be asked to select a unique password for access to certain portions of the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the password. By logging into the Site, you represent and warrant that: (i) you are the customer who registered for use of the Site; (ii) that you are using the Site only for permitted purposes; (iii) you are not a competitor of Communities In Schools, or agent thereof; (iv) you will immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of the password or account or any other breach of security; and (v) you will ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org of any potential unauthorized use(s) of your account, or breach of security.
You also represent and warrant that: (i) you will not select or utilize a user name of another person with intent to impersonate that person; (ii) you will not select or utilize a user name in which another person has rights, if you do not have that person's authorization to use such name; and (iii) you will not select or utilize a user name that Communities In Schools in its sole discretion deems offensive.
Typographical Errors; Accuracy of Information
In the event a product is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to typographical error or error in pricing or product information received from our suppliers, we shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for products listed at the incorrect price. We shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, we shall immediately issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge.
Please note that the colors of items and products may depend on your monitor and may not be correctly displayed.
The availability of products and other items on the Site may change at any time, without notice.
Order Acceptance Policy
Your receipt of an electronic or other form of order confirmation does not signify our acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of our offer to sell. We reserve the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order for any reason. We reserve the right at any time after receipt of your order, without prior notice to you, to supply less than the quantity you ordered of any item. We may require additional verifications or information before accepting any order.
We will automatically charge and withhold the applicable sales tax for orders to be delivered to addresses within New York. Each customer shall be solely responsible for all sales taxes, or other taxes, on orders shipped to any other state.
Specials, Promotions and Sweepstakes/Contests
Please read the official rules that accompany each special offer, coupon, discount, contest and sweepstakes that we may offer or conduct.
Links and Search Results
Our Site may link to other sites operated by third parties. We have no control over other sites or their content and cannot guarantee, represent or warrant that the content of these sites is accurate, legal and/or inoffensive. We do not endorse the content of other sites, and cannot warrant that these sites do not contain viruses or other features that may adversely affect your computer. By using our Site to search for or link to another third party site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against us for any damages or losses resulting from your use of our Site to obtain search results and/or to link to a third party site. However, if you have a problem with a link from our Site, please notify us at email@example.com. We will investigate the link and take appropriate action.
Violation of the Terms and Conditions
By using our Site, you understand and agree that we, at our sole discretion and without prior notice, may terminate your access to our Site and to any services offered on our Site, and may remove any communications, reviews, comments, feedback, postings, materials, or other content on our Site you provide to us in connection with the Site (User Content) if we believe, in our sole discretion, that the User Content violates or is inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions or their intent, that your conduct is disruptive, or you have violated the law or the rights of Communities In Schools or another user.
License Granted by You
Compliance with Laws
The United States export control laws regulate the export and re-export of technology originating in the United States. This includes the electronic transmission of information and software to foreign countries and to certain foreign nationals. You agree to abide by these laws and their regulations.
If you are notifying Communities In Schools of alleged copyright infringement, please be sure to provide the following information in the form required by 17 USC Section 512: 1. A description of the copyrighted work that you allege is being infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; 2. A description of the allegedly infringing material and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material; 3. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and/or an electronic mail address; 4. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, or its agent, or the law; and 5. A statement by you that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the copyrights that are claimed to be infringed.
You must be 18 years or older and have a valid credit card, with full authority to use it, to submit an order through our Site. You agree not to use our Site or any content contained in it for any illegal or inappropriate activities.
Shipping and Delivery
Communities In Schools, in conjunction with our service providers, will attempt to deliver a product on the requested day. Our service providers do not telephone prior to delivering packages, and we cannot guarantee the time of delivery.
Communities In Schools Inc. is not responsible for:
Communities In Schools does not allow orders to be edited or cancelled within forty-eight (48) hours of the requested delivery date, or within the seven (7) days prior to Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine's Day or Mother's Day, because of our extremely high volume of orders during these times.
Special offers, coupons, or discounts cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Limit one promotion per order.
Guarantee and Disclaimers
COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS GUARANTEES THAT YOU WILL BE COMPLETELY SATISFIED WITH ANY PRODUCTS ORDERED ON THE
WHILE WE ENDEAVOR TO PROVIDE THE MOST ACCURATE, UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION AVAILABLE, THE DIRECTORIES AND INFORMATION ON OUR SITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE OR INCLUDE OMISSIONS, INACCURACIES OR OTHER ERRORS. OUR SITE AND THE MATERIALS THEREIN ARE PROVIDED AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE. WE DO NOT PROMISE THAT OUR SITE OR ANY SERVICES OFFERED ON OUR SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT THE USE OF OUR SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SEARCH OR LINK ON THEM WILL PROVIDE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS.
EXCEPT FOR THE GUARANTEE PROVIDED ABOVE IN THIS SECTION, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS, GUARANTEES, WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO PRODUCTS SOLD ON OUR SITE, OUR SITE'S USE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND TITLE/NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY US OR OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF OUR OBLIGATIONS UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. You may have other rights which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Limitation of Liability
YOU AGREE THAT, EXCEPT AS EXPLICITLY SET FORTH HEREIN, COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS, LICENSORS, AND SUPPLIERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES RELATED TO PRODUCTS SOLD OR THE OPERATION, CONTENT OR USE OF OUR SITE. YOU AGREE THAT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS COMPREHENSIVE AND APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUES, DATA AND USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, RELATED TO OUR PRODUCTS OR YOUR ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, OUR SITE OR ANY OTHER HYPER-LINKED THIRD PARTY WEB SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF, OR ARE AWARE OF, THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.
The Site may contain advertisements and/or sponsorships. The advertisers and/or sponsors that provide these advertisements and sponsorships are solely responsible for insuring that the materials submitted for inclusion on the Site are accurate and comply with all applicable laws. We are not responsible for the acts or omissions of any advertiser or sponsor.
Parties other than Communities In Schools and its subsidiaries may operate stores, provide services, or sell product lines on this Site. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, any of these businesses or individuals or the content of their Websites. Communities In Schools does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product, and content of all these and any other third parties. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other terms and conditions of use.
You agree that any legal action brought against us shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflict of law principles. You agree that the sole jurisdiction and venue for any litigation arising from your use of or orders made on our Site shall be an appropriate federal or state court located in Broome County, New York. We make no representations that the content in our Site is appropriate for access outside the United States. Those who choose to access our Site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. If any provision within the Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and all remaining provisions shall be enforced.
By using our Site, you agree to indemnify and hold Communities In Schools, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of such Site, including providing a link to another site or any User Content.
If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid, void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force and effect.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to Communities In Schools or to products you purchase through this Site shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Binghamton, NY, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Communities In Schools's intellectual property rights, Communities In Schools may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of New York, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under these Terms and Conditions shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these Terms and Conditions, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
Section titles in the Terms and Conditions are for convenience and do not define, limit, or extend any provision of the Terms and Conditions.