Last updated: October 1, 2019
Electronic Communications and Notices
You may communicate with us via e-mail, postal mail, telephone, the mobile applications, our website, and other services. We may issue notices via these various channels, including by sending e-mails to an address you provide us. You agree that such notices shall have legal effect. You also agree that any notices sent by e-mail satisfy any requirement that notices be provided in writing. If you do not agree, do not use the Services. You may have the right to withdraw your consent to receive certain electronic communications, and, when required by law, we will provide you with paper copies upon request. You may make such a request via any of the channels listed above. If you withdraw your consent, we reserve the right to terminate your use of Made in NC’s Services. To receive, access, and retain the notices we send via e-mail, you must have Internet access and a computer or device with a compatible web browser. You will also need software capable of viewing files in PDF format. Your device or computer must have the ability to print, or download and store, e-mails and PDF files. By accepting these terms, you confirm that you are able to receive, access, and retain the notices we may send. You may update your contact information through the Services.
Made in NC does not permit copyright infringing activities on its Services. Made in NC abides by the federal Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by responding to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable laws. As part of our response, we will remove materials if properly notified that such materials infringe on another’s intellectual property rights. If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any content on our Services infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the DMCA by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conduct and Security on the Services
You are not permitted to engage in any conduct that, as determined in our sole discretion, restricts, inhibits, or interferes with the ability of any other person to use or enjoy the Services. You may use the Services only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from: (a) accessing or using the Services to collect information about users of the Services; (b) violating or attempting to violate the security of the Services; or (c) using any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Services or any activity conducted via the Services.
You may create a text-only hyperlink labeled “Made in NC Web Site” to our home page only (www.madeinncstore.com). You are not permitted to use a link that “frames” our Services or that portrays Made in NC, or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. Also, you may not use any other Made in NC logo, graphic or trademark as part of the link without our express written permission. Made in NC may revoke your right to link at any time for any reason.
User Content and Permitted Use of Services
Made in NC reserves the right, but not the obligation, to monitor use of the Services and the content that you and other users may post in certain areas. We further reserve the right, but not the obligation, to remove information and materials that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be objectionable. Subject to the terms of our Copyright Policy language above, Made in NC expressly disclaims any obligation or warranty to screen or remove objectionable materials. Made in NC further reserves the right to disclose any content, records, or electronic communications of any kind if we are required to do so by any law, regulation, or court order, or if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the Services or to protect Made in NC’s rights or property, or the rights of others, including our partners, affiliates, sponsors, providers, licensors, and artisans, or other persons that use the Services.
Health & Wellness Content
Any health and wellness content presented on the Services is for general informational purposes only. Such content is not intended to replace or serve as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, nor is it intended as a guarantee of improvement of specific conditions or weight loss. You should regularly consult a physician or other health care provider in all matters relating to physical or mental health, particularly concerning any symptoms that may require a diagnosis or medical attention.
Information Provided on Our Services
The content that appears on our Services is for educational and informational purposes only. We strive to provide useful and accurate information. However, errors may appear from time to time. We make no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, usefulness, or completeness of the information presented on the Services. Any pricing shown or offered through the Services is considered an estimate only and is subject to change. Please contact he Made in NC store if you have questions about pricing.
Third Party and Co-branded Content
Made in NC may provide content or provide links to content on the Services (including co-branded websites) that are not under the sole control of Made in NC. Made in NC does not assume any responsibility for the operation, content, privacy practices, or technologies used by third-party services. You agree that you interact with third parties at your sole risk and that your relationship with those parties will be governed by their terms and policies. Made in NC, in its sole discretion, may modify or remove such links or content at any time and without notice.
ALTHOUGH MADE IN NC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR INACCURACIES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SERVICES, AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND AND THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. MADE IN NC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT OR FUNCTIONALITIES OFFERED THROUGH THE SERVICES, OR ANY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SENT FROM MADE IN NC, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, MADE IN NC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Limitation of Liability
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE, SO THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF MADE IN NC UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIABILITIES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD HAVE BEEN LIMITED SHALL NOT EXCEED TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS ($25).
You agree to hold harmless Made in NC and its respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees, artisans, agents, licensors and suppliers from any and all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of the Services or your inability to access or to use the Services or any other offerings rendered by Made in NC or its contractors in conjunction with the Services or your use of the Services.
ANY DISPUTE RELATING IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO CONFIDENTIAL BINDING ARBITRATION IN NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCEPT FOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CLAIMS BROUGHT BY EITHER PARTY (WHICH FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION DO NOT INCLUDE PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY CLAIMS) AND CLAIMS THAT MAY BE BROUGHT IN SMALL-CLAIMS COURT. ANY DISAGREEMENTS REGARDING THE FORUM FOR ARBITRATION WILL BE SETTLED BY THE ARBITRATOR.
CONFIDENTIAL ARBITRATION UNDER THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY UNDER THE CONSUMER ARBITRATION RULES THEN PREVAILING OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION (“AAA’S CONSUMER RULES”), EXCLUDING ANY RULES AND PROCEDURES GOVERNING OR PERMITTING CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTIONS. THE RULES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION’S WEBSITE.
MADE IN NC AND YOU AGREE TO EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS TO FILE CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTIONS OR SEEK RELIEF ON A CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE BASIS IN ANY JURISDICTION OR FORUM.
THE ARBITRATOR SHALL APPLY NORTH CAROLINA LAW, AND THE ARBITRATOR’S AWARD SHALL BE BINDING AND MAY BE ENTERED AS A JUDGMENT IN ANY COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION. THERE SHALL BE NO APPEAL FROM ANY AWARD OF THE ARBITRATOR. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NO ARBITRATION UNDER THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE JOINED TO AN ARBITRATION INVOLVING ANY OTHER PARTY SUBJECT TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER THROUGH CLASS ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS OR OTHERWISE. IF ANY PART OF THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION IS FOUND TO BE INVALID, UNENFORCEABLE OR ILLEGAL, THE REST OF THIS PROVISION SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT.
IF THE ENTIRE ARBITRATION PROVISION IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE, THEN THE PARTIES CONSENT TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION AND EXCLUSIVE VENUE IN THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS IN NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA.
If you initiate the arbitration, your arbitration fees will be limited to the filing fee set forth in the AAA’s Consumer Rules. Regardless of who initiates the arbitration, Made in NC will pay any other arbitration fees, including your share of arbitrator compensation. If the arbitrator rules against Made in NC, in addition to accepting whatever responsibility is ordered by the arbitrator, Made in NC will reimburse your reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, regardless of who initiated the arbitration. In addition, if the arbitrator rules in our favor, we will not seek reimbursement of our attorneys’ fees and costs, regardless of who initiated the arbitration.
Intellectual Property Claims by Made in NC
In the event of intellectual property claims by Made in NC against you, Made in NC shall have the right to litigate such claims in any state or federal court in New Bern, North Carolina, and you consent to the exclusive and mandatory venue in such courts.