TERMS OF SERVICE
This website is operated by G&E Magazine. Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to G&E Magazine. G&E Magazine offers this website, including all information, tools, and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies, and notices stated here.
By visiting our site and/ or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, sellers, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.
Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.
Any new features or tools which are added to the current store and website shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.
Our store is hosted on WordPress with Woocommerce. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows our vendors to sell their products and services to you.
SECTION 1 – ABOUT G&E MAGAZINE
G&E Magazine is an online publication and marketplace. G&E Magazine’s marketplace is a venue that connects buyers and sellers. G&E Magazine is not directly involved in any transactions between buyers and sellers. G&E Magazine accepts no responsibility for the transactions that occur on this website. As a result, G&E Magazine has no control over the seller’s capacity to sell items or a buyer’s capacity to buy items.
SECTION 2 – ELIGIBILITY
By accepting these terms, you agree that you are 18 years of age or older to have access to this website and it services. If under the age of 18, the use of G&E Magazine’s services must be under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18 who takes full responsibility for website activity.
SECTION 3 – SERVICES
Through the website, G&E Magazine provides a marketplace through an electronically based web-platform for the exchange of products and services between a buyer and a seller. When a buyer makes a purchase through the marketplace, they are purchasing directly from the seller. As a result, G&E Magazine is not responsible for the product or services that sellers are offering for sale on this website. G&E Magazine can not guarantee the capability of a seller to complete a sale or a buyer to complete a purchase.
G&E Magazine’s role is making the site and marketplace available for use and maintaining the site. G&E Magazine is independent of all sellers and buyers.
G&E Magazine is not responsible for providing services between the buyer and seller regarding customer service or disputes.
Accepting these terms does not create a partnership, joint venture, or any type of professional relationship between you, the buyer or seller, and G&E Magazine.
SECTION 4 – BUYER OBLIGATIONS
Buyers must complete a transaction of an item purchased from G&E Magazine’s marketplace within three days. A buyer must complete their transaction by paying for their purchase using PayPal or credit card.
The buyer is responsible for paying all sales taxes, VAT, export and/or import tax. The buyer is responsible for paying all tax in a transaction.
The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping and handling charges that are shown when making a purchase.
SECTION 5 – SELLER OBLIGATIONS
A vendor is also known as a seller. To be a seller on G&E Magazine, you must be a registered user of the website. You are required to submit accurate contact information when registering for the site. Furthermore, a seller is required to keep their information current.
Sellers may only list products that they are legally able to sell. You as a seller are solely responsible for the content and items in your store. G&E Magazine reserves the right to remove content or terminate an account at any time without warning or explanation.
By using our marketplace, sellers proclaim that all products which are for sale in their store are accurately described.
All transactions between buyer and seller are binding. Transactions may default under certain circumstances such as the buyer does not make a payment within the requirement of these terms. If a buyer makes a purchase through your store, the seller is required to complete the transaction in a prompt manner. Both parties are responsible for all communication, request, and customized orders.
SECTION 6 – TAXES
Taxes are applied to transactions in accordance with individual state and country regulations. Sellers are responsible for collecting taxes and other fees that the buyer may owe as a result of a transaction through our service. Sellers must provide G&E Magazine the states and country in which they have a physical presence or nexus so tax calculations are accurate for each store.
As a seller, you agree when opening a store that you have registered for sales tax nexus in each state you have a physical presence.
SECTION 7 – SHIPPING POLICY
Sellers using G&E Magazine’s marketplace are ultimately responsible for making sure a purchase is shipped in a prompt manner. Seller is responsible for handling all of their store’s shipping. Sellers have the option of adding their own shipping policy for their store.
Sellers are required to mark the item as shipped in their seller dashboard once it is shipped.
If an order does not arrive to a buyer, please make sure to have valid proof of shipping.
SECTION 8 – RETURN POLICY
To a return an item purchased on G&E Magazine’s marketplace, buyers are to contact sellers through their store email. Product returns must be in accordance with our Return Policy.
Each seller has the ability to provide their own store return policy. A seller’s store return policy supersedes G&E Magazine’s Return Policy. In this case, a buyer must reference the seller’s return policy for more details.
SECTION 9 – COMMISSION
Joining G&E Magazine and opening a store in our marketplace confirms an agreement to a commission claimed by G&E Magazine on each sale. G&E Magazine will charge a 10% commission fee on each transaction that takes place in our marketplace. The Commission will not be based on shipping cost or sales tax unless that is included in your item’s listing price.
SECTION 10 – ACCURACY OF BILLING AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION
Sellers reserve the right to refuse any order you place with them. They may, in their sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that they make a change to or cancel an order, they may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. They reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.
You as the buyer agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made in our marketplace. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.
For more detail, please review our Return Policy.
SECTION 11 – OPTIONAL TOOLS
We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor nor have any control nor input.
You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools.
Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).
We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.
SECTION 12 – THIRD-PARTY LINKS
Certain content, products, and services available via our Service may include materials from third-parties.
Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.
We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party’s policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.
SECTION 13 – USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK, AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS
If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, ‘comments’), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to us. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any comments.
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties 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 or any third-party.
SECTION 14 – PERSONAL INFORMATION
SECTION 15 – ERRORS, INACCURACIES, AND OMISSIONS
Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.
SECTION 16 – PROHIBITED USES
In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.
SECTION 17 – DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.
We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable.
You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.
You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.
In no case shall G&E Magazine, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
SECTION 18 – INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless G&E Magazine and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.
SECTION 19 – SEVERABILITY
In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
SECTION 20 – TERMINATION
The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this Agreement for all purposes.
These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site.
If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).
SECTION 21 – ENTIRE AGREEMENT
The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.
SECTION 22 – GOVERNING LAW
These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of 2720 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28209, United States.
SECTION 23 – CHANGES TO TERMS OF SERVICE
You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.
SECTION 24 – CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at email@example.com.