Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

SWEDLOWS DISTRIBUTORS, INC. PRIVACY POLICY

You acknowledge that this Privacy Policy is part of our Site Terms of Use, and by accessing or using our site, you agree to be bound by all of its terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this site.

Changes to this Privacy Notice, Conditions of Use, and Notices:

This privacy notice was most recently changed on September 1, 2014. If you visit our site your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Terms of Use, including the application of the laws of the State of California.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to issuing an email to the email address listed by registered users and posting the revised Policy on this page. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to maintain a valid email address as a registered user, review this site and this Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. Your continued use of the site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Policy.

Personal Information Collected By SWEDLOWS DISTRIBUTORS, INC.

SWEDLOWS DISTRIBUTORS, INC. (SWEDLOWS) uses information that we collect from our visitors to personalize and improve your visit at swedlowsfurniture.com. We gather the following types of information:

Information You Give Us: SWEDLOWS collects any information that you enter on our site. This information is normally provided when you search, buy, participate in an online survey, or when you communicate with customer service, sales, or technical support through our site, via telephone, via mail, or via fax. You also provide information when you establish an account with us. Examples of the type of information you may supply us with include your name, address, telephone number, credit card information, and email address(es). 

Automatic Information We Collect: Whenever you visit our site we collect and store information such as "cookies" which remember information about a visitor from one page to the next and from one visit to the next. We collect and analyze the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; password; computer and connection information such as your browser type and version; operating system and platform; purchase history; confirmation when you open email that we send you; the URLs which lead you to and around our site including the date and time; the pages and or products you viewed or searched for and the phone number used to call our telephone numbers. Your browser allows you to reject cookies and software is available from third parties that will allow you to visit our site without providing this information. You are welcomed at our site if you use this software, but we will not be able to offer you our personalized services.

Orders: If you place an order we use a secure order form that requires you to provide contact, billing, and financial information. This information is transmitted to your credit card company to authorize your purchase.

 

Sharing of Information with Third-Parties:

Affiliated Businesses: We may share any information that you supply to us with any affiliated business that is substantially controlled by SWEDLOWS. Any information that is shared this way will be subject to this Privacy Notice.

Independent Contractors: We may employ other companies or individuals to provide certain services to us such as sending email, analyzing customer lists, and data, providing marketing assistance, or consulting services. These third parties will have access to the information needed to perform their functions but cannot use that information for any other purpose.

Credit Card Companies and Shippers: When you buy something from us we send your credit card information, name, billing address, and the amount of your purchase to your credit card company to verify and authorize the purchase. Your name, telephone number, and shipping information must be provided to third party shippers such as UPS, Federal Express, and the United States Postal Service to deliver your purchase. 

Link to Third Party Site: Our Web site contains links to third party sites, such as our vendors. SWEDLOWS is not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content found on these sites. We suggest that you check the Privacy Notice of each site you visit.

 

Law Enforcement and Protection of Users:

We will release personally identifiable information to third parties and organizations when we believe it is appropriate for us to do so to comply with the law. We will also do so to cooperate with law enforcement investigations, comply with court orders or subpoenas, protect the legal rights of us and our users, or when we believe it is necessary for fraud protection.

 

Security:

Our site protects the security of personal information you transmit to us by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We do not reveal your credit card number when we confirm your order. To protect against unauthorized access to your account you should sign off when you finish visiting our site.

 

Terms and Conditions of Sale:

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY. IT CONTAINS VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, INCLUDING LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS THAT MIGHT APPLY TO YOU.

These terms and conditions apply to the purchase and sale of products and services through swedlowsfurniture.com (referred to as the “site”). By placing an order for such products and services, you agree to be bound by and accept these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should not obtain products or services from this site. These terms and conditions are subject to change by SWEDLOWS DISTRIBUTORS, INC. (referred to as “us” or “we”) without prior written notice at any time, in our sole discretion. The latest version of the terms and conditions will be posted on this site, and you should review these terms and conditions prior to purchasing any product and services that are available through this site. These terms and conditions are an integral part of the Site Terms of Use that apply generally to the use of our site. You should also carefully review our Privacy Policy before placing an order for goods or services through this site.

 

  1. Order Acceptance and Cancellation

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, decline, or limit your order for any reason, whether or not your credit card has been charged. If your credit card has been charged and your order is canceled you will receive a prompt refund credit to your account. 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.

Once an order has been placed, it cannot be cancelled unless the shipment is unavoidably delayed. In this case, we will do our best to cancel the order if requested.

We are a reseller to end user customers and do not accept orders from dealers, exporters, wholesalers, or other customers who intend to resell the products and services which are offered on our site. We make every effort to maintain the availability of our site. However, should we experience technical difficulties, we are not responsible for orders that are not processed or accepted.

 

  1. Payment Terms and Sales Taxes

Terms of payment are within our sole discretion and, unless otherwise agreed by us in writing, payment must be received by us prior to our acceptance of an order.

We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards for all purchases. You represent and warrant that: (i) the credit card information you supply to us is true, correct and complete; (ii) charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit card company; and (iii) you will pay charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including all applicable taxes, if any. 

Purchase orders from businesses may be accepted upon credit approval of credit and payable on net 30-day terms or such other terms as we may approve or require.

All payments must be in United States dollars. Current billing address and phone information must be included with every order. You agree to pay interest on all past-due sums at the highest rate allowed by law. We retain a security interest in the products and all proceeds thereof until the full purchase price therefore (including taxes and additional charges) has been paid.

Charges for shipping and handling will be made in accordance with our then-current shipping policies, as described below.

 

  1. Changes in Products and Pricing

We are constantly updating and revising our offerings of products and services, and we may discontinue products and services at any time without notice. To the extent that we provide information on availability of products or services, you should not rely on such information, and we will not be liable for any lack of availability of products or services that you may order through our site.

All pricing for the products and services available on our site is subject to change. For all of our prices and products, we reserve the right to make adjustments due to changing market conditions, product discontinuation, manufacturer price changes, errors in advertisements and other extenuating circumstances.

 

  1. Shipping Policy

We offer a variety of shipping options to meet your shipping needs. We use only premium carriers (UPS, FedEx) with Next Day, 2nd Day and Ground delivery options available for many items. Please check the individual product page for specific delivery options. All deliveries are insured and guaranteed against loss, theft and damage. All shipping prices are quoted in United States dollars. No C.O.D. orders can be accepted.

All items purchased from SWEDLOWS are made pursuant to a shipping contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

Please note the posted shipping time frame is listed on the individual product page and may vary from item to item. The posted shipping time frame is contingent upon credit card approval and may be delayed should we experience difficulties in obtaining authorization.

There may be occasional delays beyond the posted order processing time. If the delay is more than seven business days, we will send you an e-mail message notifying you of the delay. If the delay will be less than seven business days, we will ship the product as soon as it is received. If your product is on backorder for more than 10 business days, we will send you an email asking if you want to cancel the order. If you do not advise us that you would like to cancel the order, we will keep the order active and continue to send you inquiries every 10 business days until the order is cancelled or delivery occurs.

These shipping terms are accepted by you by placing an order with us.

 

  1. Advertising Disclaimer and Trademarks

The descriptions of products and services that are posted on our site are the representations of our suppliers. We are not responsible for the accuracy of such descriptions, nor are we responsible for typographical, pricing, product information, advertising or shipping errors.

In the event a product or service 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 or services 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 cancelled, we will immediately issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge. 

All trademarks and registered trademarks relating to products and services available through our site are the sole property of their respective owners. Photographs courtesy of the respective manufacturers.

 

  1. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

Our responsibility for defects relating to the products and services available on our site is limited to the procedures described in our return policy set forth below.

ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THE WARRANT OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL BE EFFECTIVE, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT SUCH JURISDICTION’S LAW IS APPLICABLE TO YOUR PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. WE DO NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY BEYOND THE REMEDIES SET FORTH HEREIN, INCLUDING ANY LIABILITY FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES THAT ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR USE OR FOR LOST OR CORRUPTED DATA OR SOFTWARE. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AGENTS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, OR OFFICERS (COLLECTIVELY, OUR “AFFILIATES”) HAVE ANY OBLIGATIONS OR LIABILITIES TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS OR USE, OR FOR INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OR FORM OF ACTION, EVEN IF WE OR OUR AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF, ARISING OUT OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, DELIVERY, USE, REPAIR OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCTS AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE. NONE OF OUR EMPLOYEES OR REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED TO MODIFY THIS LIMITATION. OUR SOLE AND ENTIRE MAXIMUM LIABILITY (AND THE LIABILITY OF ANY OF THE PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OUR SITE), FOR ANY REASON, AND YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE ACTUAL AMOUNT PAID BY YOU FOR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES YOU HAVE ORDERED THROUGH OUR SITE.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT SUCH JURISDICTION’S LAW IS APPLICABLE TO YOUR PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

 

  1. Warranty and Return Policy

Most of the products and services available through our site are covered under the manufacturer’s warranty, which is detailed in the product’s description. If applicable, manufacturer’s warranties apply from the date of shipment. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by the manufacturers participating on our site, and you agree that under no circumstances will we be liable for any damages arising out of the failure of any manufacturer to fulfill its obligations to you under any warranty, repair, customer support or similar policies covering products and services that you may purchase through our site.

While we do not offer any warranties with respect to the products and services available through our site, we are committed to working with you to ensure that every product under warranty performs to the manufacturer’s specifications. We offer a 30-day return policy on selected items based on the manufacturer’s return policies. To return products, you must call (909) 625-5461 to obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number before shipping your product. NO returns of any type will be accepted without an RMA number. For faster service, please have the following information on hand when calling for an RMA number: customer name, invoice or order number, SKU number, and nature of the problem.

To expedite the processing of your refund or credit, we ask that products be returned within 30 days of the date that we issue the RMA. All returned products MUST be 100% complete, contain ALL original boxes and packing materials, have original UPC codes on the manufacturer boxes, and contain all manuals, blank warranty and registration cards, CD(s), diskette(s), and other accessories and documentation provided by the manufacturer. You are responsible for shipping charges on returned items; we will match your shipping method on your replacement or exchange item(s). You must insure the shipment or accept the risk of loss or damage during shipment. We strongly recommend that you fully insure your return shipment against loss or damage and that you use a carrier that can provide you with proof of delivery for your protection.

If your order arrives in a damaged condition, save the merchandise AND the original box and packing it arrived in, and notify us immediately to arrange for a carrier inspection and a pick up of the damaged merchandise.

DEFECTIVE returns can be returned directly to us within 30 days from the invoice date for, at our discretion, credit, replacement, exchange or repair. Manufacturer restrictions do apply. Any item that is missing the UPC can ONLY be replaced with the same item. After 30 days, all manufacturers’ warranties apply and you should contact the appropriate warrant service provider identified in the product description.

NON-DEFECTIVE returns can be accepted directly by us within 30 days from the invoice date for, at our discretion, credit or exchange. All NON-DEFECTIVE returns are subject to a 15% restocking fee. You may return software for credit or exchange only if the sealed package containing the diskette(s) or CD(s) is unopened.

Some manufacturers do not accept returns of certain items for exchange, replacement or credit FOR ANY REASON, and you should check the information provided with the description of the particular product. DEFECTIVE merchandise can be returned for REPAIR only to the manufacturer directly or to any authorized service center in your area. See the description of the particular product for warranty information as provided by the manufacturer. 

These policies set forth your sole and exclusive rights with respect to return of products and services that you may purchase through our site.

 

  1. Force Majeure

In addition to any excuse provided by applicable law, we shall be excused from liability for non-delivery or delay in delivery of products and service available through our site arising from any event beyond our reasonable control, whether or not foreseeable by either party, including but not limited to, labor disturbance, war, fire, accident, adverse weather, inability to secure transportation, governmental act or regulation, and other causes or events beyond our reasonable control, whether or not similar to those which are enumerated above.

 

  1. Governing Law and Statute of Limitations

This site (excluding linked site) is controlled by us from our offices within the State of California, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of California, by accessing this site both of us agree that the statutes and laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this site and the purchase of products and services available through this site. Each of us agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of San Bernardino County and the United States District Court for the Central District of California with respect to such matters.

 Any cause of action brought by you against us or our Affiliates must be instituted within one year after the cause of action arises or be deemed forever waived and barred.