Terms & Conditions
Darker Shade of Gray Box Terms & Conditions and Membership Terms
Last Updated: May 27, 2020
BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY PART OF THE SITE OR SERVICES, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, WHICH CONTAIN AN ARBITRATION AGREEMENT, A WAIVER OF CLASS-ACTION RIGHTS, AND LIABILITY LIMITATIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE SO BOUND, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITES OR ANY SERVICES.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 501-450-4886.
1.1 Eligibility. You understand and agree that to use the Sites you must be of legal age. If you use the Sites on behalf of any third party, you agree that you are an authorized representative of that third party and that your use of the Sites constitutes that third party’s acceptance of these Terms. In addition, if you have been previously prohibited from accessing the Sites or the website of any of our affiliates, you are not permitted to access the Sites.
1.2 License to Use the Sites. Subject to your compliance with these Terms, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, nontransferable, and revocable right to access the Site and use the Services for your personal, non-commercial use. Darker Shade of Gray reserves the right to monitor your usage of the Services for the purpose of determining that it complies with these Terms.
1.3 Prohibited Conduct. You may not use the Sites or Services other than as expressly permitted by Section 1.2 above. Without limitation, you will not, directly or indirectly: (a) copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, display, create derivative works of or transmit any content on the Sites; (b) use the Service or Sites commercially; (c) reverse engineer, decompile, tamper with or disassemble the technology used to provide the Services or Sites (except as and only to the extent any foregoing restriction is prohibited by a non-waivable provision of applicable law); (d) interfere with or damage the Services, Sites, or underlying technology; (e) impersonate or misrepresent your identity or affiliation; (f) attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Services or Sites; (g) collect information about users of the Services or the Sites; (h) violate, misappropriate or infringe a third party’s intellectual property or other right, or any social media platform terms; (i) violate any law, rule, or regulation, or (j) interfere with any third party’s ability to use or enjoy, or our ability to provide, the Services or Sites.
2. ACCOUNT REGISTRATION; ACCOUNT USE
2.1 Account Registration. If you create an account, you must provide us with complete and accurate information. You must promptly update such information to keep it complete and accurate. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. You are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time.
2.2 Security of Your Account. You agree to notify Darker Shade of Gray immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. We will not be liable for any loss, damages, liability, expenses or costs (including but not limited to legal fees) that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. You will be liable for losses, damages, liability, expenses and costs (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees) incurred by FabFitFun or a third party due to someone else using your account, unless such use is due to Darker Shade of Gray’s willful misconduct.
2.3 No Obligation to Retain a Record of Your Account. Darker Shade of Gray has no obligation to retain a record of your account or any data or information that you may have stored for your convenience by means of your account or the Services.
3. MEMBERSHIPS AND PROMOTIONS
3.1 Memberships. We offer various subscription membership plans (each, a “Membership”) which include regular shipments of curated consumer product assortments, or which enable digital access to features and benefits available on the Darker Shade of Gray platform. Our Memberships are also subject to our Darker Shade of Gray Membership Terms, which provide additional information regarding Memberships (including term, delivery frequency of Memberships that include the Darker Shade of Gray, and pricing).
3.2 MEMBERSHIPS AUTOMATICALLY RENEW. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT EACH MEMBERSHIP AUTOMATICALLY RENEWS, AND YOU WILL CONTINUE TO BE CHARGED, UNLESS AND UNTIL YOU CANCEL YOUR MEMBERSHIP, OR WE SUSPEND OR TERMINATE IT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS AND/OR THE Darker Shade of Gray MEMBERSHIP TERMS.
3.3 Cancellation Policy. Memberships may be cancelled any time, subject to these Terms and the Darker Shade of Gray Box Membership Terms. In order to cancel your Membership, you must: (a) email us at email@example.com, indicate that you wish to cancel and follow the instructions that we send you in response; (b) log into your Member Account, navigate to the “Manage” link, choose Subscription Settings, and click cancel; (c) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, indicate that you wish to cancel and follow the instructions given. You must contact us and complete cancellation within the timeframes stated in the Darker Shade of Gray Box Membership Terms for your cancellation to be effective in a timely fashion. There are no cancellation fees. Canceling your Membership does not provide you a refund for Membership payments already processed, nor does it stop a pending charge. Your cancellation will go into effect for the following billing cycle.
3.4 Promo Codes. Darker Shade of Gray may, from time to time in its sole discretion, offer certain promotional codes for discounts. Promotional codes are nontransferable and are not redeemable for cash, credit, or toward previous purchases. There is no cash alternative. Furthermore, promotional codes cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotional discount, and must be redeemed by the date published, if provided. Lost promotional codes cannot be replaced. Limit one promotional code per customer. Promotional codes are void where prohibited. Any promotional program may be terminated or modified by Darker Shade of Gray at any time in its sole discretion.
4. TERMS OF SALE
The following terms apply to your purchase of the products offered on the Site, whether by way of a Membership, “add-on” product, or otherwise (“Products”).
4.1 Product Descriptions. We try to make the Sites thorough, accurate, and helpful to our customers. Nonetheless, there may be times when certain information contained on the Sites may be incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, or appear inaccurate because of the browser, hardware, or other technology that you use. We apologize in advance for any such errors that may result in an incorrect price, inaccurate description, item unavailability or otherwise affect your order. We reserve the right to correct errors (whether by changing information on the Sites or by informing you of the error and giving you an opportunity to cancel your order) or to update Product information at any time without notice.
4.2 Availability and Pricing. Darker Shade of Gray reserves the right to change the prices and available Products and Memberships at any time. Any Membership you have already paid for will not be affected by such change for the then-current term of the Membership. Quantities of some Products may be limited and stock cannot always be guaranteed. Products offered for sale on the Sites are available for shipment only to the United States, Canada and certain parts of Europe, and all prices are quoted in U.S. dollars. The availability of Products may be limited depending upon the shipment destination. Prices do not include any shipping and handling fees, foreign exchange or transaction fees, or any applicable taxes – any shipping and handling fees and taxes charged or collected by Darker Shade of Gray will be added to your order and will appear as a separate charge on your order receipt/confirmation.
If applicable, currency exchange rates and foreign transaction fees are generally determined and applied by your payment provider and you
acknowledge and agree that Darker Shade of Gray shall have no responsibility for refunding nor compensating you for amounts or expenses incurred in connection therewith. We may occasionally make errors in the stated prices on the Sites. If a product’s correct price is higher than the listed price, we will, in our discretion, either confirm the correct price with you or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.
4.3 Purchasing Products. The display of Products on the Sites invites you to make us an offer to buy the Products. Your order is an offer to buy the Products, which we accept only by shipping the Products ordered. Any confirmation that you receive after placing an order does not constitute an acceptance of your offer, and is subject to correction before shipment in the event of inaccuracies, errors, Product unavailability, or for any other reason.
4.4 Orders. We have the right to refuse or limit any orders, limit quantities, and Memberships. We will not be liable if a Product is unavailable or if shipment is delayed. Except as otherwise specifically noted with respect to European customers, all orders are non-cancelable; we may grant or deny cancellation requests in our sole and absolute discretion. To the extent legally permissible, we reserve the right to provide substantially similar products to fulfill your order.
4.5 Returns. We do not allow returns or substitutions of Products to Darker Shade of Gray or any Darker Shade of Gray brand partners and/or vendors. All sales are final.
4.6 Damaged or Incomplete Shipment. If you receive a damaged or incomplete shipment of Products, or if you are otherwise unhappy with any Product, please contact us. We must receive notice of a damaged or incomplete shipment within two (2) weeks of receipt (as shown on by our common carrier’s shipping information). Any refunds or replacements are made solely in our discretion.
4.7 Payment. You authorize us (and any payment processor) to charge your payment card for all purchases you make, including regularly for Memberships, which automatically renew. We accept the forms of payment stated on the Site and, for credit and debit card payments, charge your credit or debit card when your order is processed. The bank issuing your credit or debit card may control when to release funds in the case of an order cancellation or refund. We reserve the right to use the payment information you provide us in connection with this payment to provide better service to you should you wish to use our service again in the future and to protect us from fraud and other losses. Completion of a payment transaction is contingent upon: (a) you providing complete personal, account, transaction and any other information needed, (b) authorization of the payment by your credit or debit card company, and (c) acceptance of your payment. You may cancel your payment prior to your final submission of it to us. We may, in our sole discretion, cancel your payment at any time by providing notice to you through your contact information or by a notice when you attempt to make a payment. We may cancel a payment or prevent you from initiating future payments for any reason, including, without limitation, the following: (i) if you attempt to use the Services in breach of any applicable law or regulation, including but not limited to the card network rules or regulations; (ii) if you use the Services in breach of these Terms; (iii) if we suspect fraudulent, unlawful or improper activity regarding a payment; (iv) if we detect, in our sole discretion, that your payments have excessive disputes, high reversal rates or present a relatively high risk of losses; or (v) failure to cooperate in an investigation or provide additional information when requested.
4.8 Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss/Damage. Title to and the risk of loss/damage of all Products passes from us to you at the time we deliver the products to the common carrier for shipment; provided however that title to and risk of loss/damage on all Products shipped to customers in Canada passes from us to you upon delivery to you in Canada. By purchasing products on the Site for shipment, you are asking us to engage a common carrier to deliver your order. In doing so, we are providing a service to and acting on behalf of you. We reserve the right to choose any and all procedures, packaging and the common carrier of sold products. We may not be able to have your order shipped to a post office box, to certain addresses or on certain days. We reserve the right to ship your order in multiple boxes or shipments.
4.9 Taxes and Shipping and Handling. Stated prices do not include any customs, duties, sales, use, value-added, excise, federal, state, local or other taxes. You are solely responsible for the payment of such taxes related to your purchase. We have the right to charge you for any taxes that we believe we are required to pay or collect related to your purchase. We reserve the right to charge shipping and handling fees, as determined by Darker Shade of Gray in its sole discretion, to cover the cost of processing, handling and shipping orders, and which may include amounts incurred for customs, transport and duties as applicable. Any shipping and handling charges will be added to your order and will appear as a separate charge on your receipt/order confirmation.
4.10 Gift Certificates. Gift certificates will expire or decline in value, or not, in accordance with the laws of the purchaser’s location at the time of purchase.
4.11 Personal Use Only. Products are for your personal use only. You agree not sell or resell any Products you purchase or otherwise receive from us in connection with your Membership. Except where prohibited by law, we may limit the quantity of Products available for purchase. We reserve the right, with or without notice, to cancel or reduce the quantity of any order to be filled or Products to be provided to you that may result in a violation of these Terms, as we determine in our sole discretion.
5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; THIRD-PARTY CONTENT AND SERVICES
5.1 Intellectual Property Rights. All content on the Sites, or otherwise made available via the Sites, including the text, notes, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactivities and the like (“Content”), the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), the design of the Sites and/or Services (“Site Design”), and all software and other technology used to provide the Sites and/or Services (“Technology”), are owned by or licensed to Darker Shade of Gray and/or its affiliates. Content is provided to you for your information and personal use only and may not be used, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Sites, Content, Marks, Site Design and Technology. Using the Sites and/or Services does not give you any ownership of or right in or to any Content, Marks, Site Design or Technology.
5.2 Third-party Content. The Sites may contain information and content provided by third parties. We have no obligation to monitor, we do not endorse, and we are not liable for any third-party content. In addition, the Sites may contain links to third-party websites. Darker Shade of Gray is not responsible for the content on any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. We do not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content on such third-party sites.
6. CONTRIBUTIONS TO DARKER SHADE OF GRAY
Any text, photographs, artwork, ideas, questions, reviews, comments, messages, communications with us or others, suggestions or other content that you submit, post to or disseminate using the Sites or otherwise provide to us are referred to as “User Content”. The following terms apply to User Content:
6.1 License to Darker Shade of Gray. By sharing, submitting or uploading any User Content, you grant Darker Shade of Gray a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license to use, copy, distribute, display, publish, perform, sell, transmit, adapt, translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble and create derivative works from your User Content in any manner existing now or created in the future. Subject to the license above, you retain ownership of User Content.
6.2 Waiver of Moral Rights. You irrevocably waive and agree not to assert any rights, including any “moral rights”, that you have to prevent us from exploiting the rights granted in Section 6.1.
6.3 Right to Name and Likeness. You also grant us the right to use and display for any purpose the name, photograph and any other biographical information that you submit with any User Content.
6.4 Your Responsibility for User Content. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all the User Content that you make available through the Site. Accordingly, you agree and confirm that: (1) you have all rights, licenses, consents and releases necessary to grant Darker Shade of Gray the required rights to disseminate any User Content; and (2) neither your User Content nor your posting, uploading, publication, submission or transmittal of this User Content or Darker Shade of Gray s use of your uploaded User Content (or any portion thereof) on, through, or by the means of the Site, will infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights or rights of publicity or privacy or result in the violation of any applicable law or regulation.
6.5 No Obligations Regarding User Content.We will not have any obligation to hold any User Content in confidence or compensate you or anyone else for its use. We have the right to remove, edit or access any User Content for any reason or no reason at all.
7.1 Infringement Notification. Darker Shade of Gray respects the rights of others and we expect users of our Sites and Services to do the same. These Terms prohibit the infringement of the copyrights of others, and it is also our policy that we may remove, suspend, terminate access, or take other appropriate action against repeat offenders. We may also remove content that in our sole discretion appears to infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
7.2 How to File an Infringement Notification. If you have evidence, know, or have a good faith belief that content residing on or accessible through our Sites infringes a copyright which you own or for which you are a designated agent, please send a notice of infringement by email or regular mail to Darker Shade of Gray s designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement by one of the following means:
Darker Shade of Gray Copyright Agent
1131 Front St.
Conway, AR 72032
In any such notice, please include sufficient information to address the items specified below:
- Identify the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed. If multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, provide a representative list of such works.
- Identify the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. Include information reasonably sufficient to permit Darker Shade of Gray to locate the material. Please provide a URL and screenshots for each item. Include the specific asset(s) or page(s) that you claim to be infringing. Say “entire work” ONLY if all assets/pages in a collection/document are infringing.
- Include details of your claim to the material, or your relationship to the material’s copyright holder.
- Provide your full name, address, and telephone number should we need to clarify your claim.
- Provide a working email address where we can contact you to confirm your claim.
- If true, include the following statement: “I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as the allegedly infringing web pages is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.”
- If true, include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner to make this complaint.”
- Sign the document, physically or electronically.
8. WARRANTIES; DISCLAIMER
8.1 YOUR RIGHTS MAY VARY. SOME STATES OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE BELOW EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH MAY VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS.
8.2 NO WARRANTIES. THE SITES, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS AVAILABLE” AND “AS IS,” WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY PRODUCTS WILL BE IN STOCK, SAFE, DEFECT-FREE, CONFORM WITH WRITTEN OR ORAL
SPECIFICATIONS, GUARANTEES, REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR PROMISES, OR THAT PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE LOST OR DAMAGED IN SHIPMENT.
8.3 USE OF SITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITES, SERVICES OR EMAILS SENT TO YOU WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, SECURE, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, OR THAT ALL INFORMATION WILL BE ACCURATE OR COMPLETE. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR HARDWARE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF MATERIAL OR DATA. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, GUARANTEE OR PROMISE THAT THE PRODUCTS, SITES OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR ACHIEVE ANY PARTICULAR RESULTS. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY CONTENT OR SERVICES ON THE SITES, ANY LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES OR ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES. PACKAGING, LABELS AND INSTRUCTIONS MAY CONTAIN MANUFACTURER DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY THAT APPLY TO THE PRODUCTS YOU PURCHASE. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY MAKES ALL DISCLAIMERS IN THIS PARAGRAPH ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS.
8.4 NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITES OR ANY WEBSITE FEATURED OR LINKED TO THROUGH THE SITES, AND DARKER SHADE OF GRAY WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY. YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY EVEN IF A REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
9.1 YOUR RIGHTS MAY VARY. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, OR LIMITATIONS ON OR EXCLUSIONS OF CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SOME OF THE BELOW LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU DEPENDING ON YOUR STATE OR NATION OF RESIDENCE.
9.2 NO CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL DARKER SHADE OF GRAY, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY “DARKER SHADE OF GRAY” FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION 9) BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE PERFORMANCE, USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITES, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS, EVEN IF DARKER SHADE OF GRAY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, VIOLATION OF STATUTE OR OTHERWISE. DARKER SHADE OF GRAY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE COST OF REPLACEMENT PRODUCTS, LOSS OF REVENUE OR LOSS OF GOOD WILL.
9.3 OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED. IN ANY EVENT, OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THE PRODUCT(S) TO WHICH THE CLAIM RELATES OR, IF THE CLAIM DOES NOT RELATE TO A PRODUCT, $100.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Darker Shade of Gray its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents (the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) incurred in connection with any third-party claim brought or asserted against any of the Indemnified Parties: (a) alleging facts or circumstances that would, if true, constitute a violation of any provision of these Terms by you; (b) alleging bodily injury, death, property damage or other damages arising from your or a third party’s use or misuse of any product purchased by you on this Sites; (c) arising from or related to any other party’s access and use of the Services with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code (if such codes are required to access Services in the future); (d) arising from or related to our use of your User Content in the context of the Services; or (e) arising from, related to, or connected with your use or misuse of the Sites or Services. We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, control the disposition of any such claim at your sole cost and expense. You may not settle any such claim without our express written consent.
11. TERMINATION; SURVIVAL
11.1 Term. These Terms are effective unless and until terminated by you or us. We may, in our sole and absolute discretion and without any liability, modify, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Sites, temporarily or permanently, at any time and without prior notice.
11.2 Modification and Termination of Sites and Services. We may modify or terminate the Sites or the Services, your access to the Services, in part or as a whole, at any time, for any or no reason, and without notice or liability to you.
11.3 Suspension or Termination. We may deny you access to all or part of the Sites at any time for any reason (including if you violate these Terms, as determined in our sole and absolute discretion) or no reason at all. If we terminate for no reason your right to access the Sites, we will fulfill our obligations to you related to any order outstanding at the time of termination.
11.4 Effect of Termination. If you terminate your account, you will remain liable under these Terms for any purchase made prior to termination. If we terminate your right to access the Site, these Terms will terminate and all rights you have to access the Site will immediately terminate. The following provisions will survive termination: 1.3, 1.4, 2, 4.5, 5 through 10, 11.4, 12, and 13.
You and Darker Shade of Gray agree that any dispute that has arisen or may arise between us relating in any way to your use of or access to the Services or Site, the Products, any breach, enforcement, or termination of these Terms, or otherwise relating to Darker Shade of Gray in any way (collectively, “Covered Matters”) will be resolved in accordance with the provisions set forth in this Section 12.
12.1 Informal Resolution. If you have any dispute with us, you agree that before taking any formal action, you will contact us at email@example.com, provide a brief, written description of the dispute and your contact information (including your username, if your dispute relates to an account) and allow sixty (60) days to pass, during which we will attempt to reach an amicable resolution of any issue.
12.2 Applicable Law. United States federal law, and (to the extent not inconsistent with or pre-empted by federal law) the laws of Arkansas, without regard to conflict of laws principles, will govern all Covered Matters.
12.3 Arbitration. These Terms and each of its parts evidence a transaction involving interstate commerce, and the Federal Arbitration Act applies in all cases and governs the interpretation and enforcement of the arbitration rules and arbitration proceedings. Any claims arising out of, relating to, or connected with these Terms must be asserted individually in binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA ”) in accordance with its Consumer Arbitration Rules (including, without limitation, utilizing desk, phone or video conference proceedings where appropriate and permitted to mitigate costs of travel). The arbitrator shall not conduct any form of class or collective arbitration nor join or consolidate claims by or for individuals. The arbitrator, and not any federal, state, or local court or agency, shall have exclusive authority to resolve any dispute relating to the interpretation, applicability, enforceability or formation of these Terms, including, any claim that all or any part of these Terms is void or voidable or a particular claim is subject to arbitration. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
12.4 Award. For matters where the relief sought is over $5,000, the arbitrator’s decision will include the essential findings and conclusions upon which the arbitrator based the award. The arbitrator will decide the substance of all claims in accordance with applicable law, including recognized principles of equity, and will honor all claims of privilege recognized by law. The arbitrator shall not be bound by rulings in prior arbitrations involving different users, but is bound by rulings in prior arbitrations involving the same Darker Shade of Gray user to the extent required by applicable law. The arbitrator’s award shall be final and binding and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. THE ARBITRATOR MAY AWARD RELIEF (INCLUDING MONETARY, INJUNCTIVE, AND DECLARATORY RELIEF) ONLY IN FAVOR OF THE INDIVIDUAL PARTY SEEKING RELIEF AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO PROVIDE RELIEF NECESSITATED BY THAT PARTY’S INDIVIDUAL CLAIM(S). ANY RELIEF AWARDED CANNOT AFFECT OTHER USERS.
12.5 Exception. Each party will retain the right to seek relief in a small claims court in the United Sates if the claim and the parties are within the jurisdiction of such small claims court.
12.6 Costs of Arbitration. Payment of all filing, administration, and arbitrator fees will be governed by the AAA ’s rules, unless otherwise stated in this agreement to arbitrate. If the value of the relief sought is $5,000 or less, at your request, Darker Shade of Gray will reimburse you for all filing, administration,
and arbitrator fees associated with the arbitration following the earlier of the arbitrator’s decision or settlement. In the event the arbitrator determines the claim(s) you assert in the arbitration to be frivolous, Darker Shade of Gray is relieved of its obligation to reimburse you for any fees associated with the arbitration.
12.7 Future Amendments to the Agreement to Arbitrate. Notwithstanding any provision in the Terms to the contrary, you and we agree that if we make any amendment to this agreement to arbitrate in the future, that amendment shall not apply to any claim that was filed in a legal proceeding against Darker Shade of Gray prior to the effective date of the amendment. The amendment shall apply to all other disputes or claims governed by the agreement to arbitrate that have arisen or may arise between you and Darker Shade of Gray If you do not agree to these amended terms, you may close your account within thirty (30) days of the posting or notification and you will not be bound by the amended terms.
12.8 Judicial Forum for Legal Disputes. Unless you and we agree otherwise (and except as described in Section 12.5 above), in the event that the agreement to arbitrate above is found not to apply to you or to a particular claim or dispute, either as a result of your decision to opt out of the agreement to arbitrate, as a result of a decision by the arbitrator or a court order, you agree that any claim or dispute that has arisen or may arise between you and Darker Shade of Gray must be resolved exclusively by a state or federal court located in Little Rock, Arkansas. You and Darker Shade of Gray agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the courts located within Little Rock, Arkansas for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes.
12.9 Opt-Out. IF YOU ARE A NEW DARKER SHADE OF GRAY USER, YOU CAN CHOOSE TO REJECT THE AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE PROVISION (“OPT-OUT”) BY EMAILING US AN OPT-OUT NOTICE TO HELLO@DARKERSHADEOFGRAY.COM EMAIL ADDRESS (“OPT-OUT NOTICE”) OR VIA US MAIL TO: ANGIE DAVIS, 1131 Front St., Conway, Arkansas 72032, USA. THE OPT-OUT NOTICE MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS FOR THE FIRST TIME. IF YOU ARE NOT A NEW DARKER SHADE OF GRAY USER, YOU HAVE UNTIL THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE POSTING OF THE NEW TERMS TO SUBMIT AN ARBITRATION OPT-OUT NOTICE.
12.10 Procedure. In order to opt-out, you must email your name, address (including street address, city, state, and zip code), and email address(es) associated with your Account(s) to which the opt-out applies and an unaltered digital image of a valid driver’s license which matches the name on your account to: firstname.lastname@example.org. This procedure is the only way you can opt out of the agreement to arbitrate. If you opt out of the agreement to arbitrate, all other parts of these Terms and its Disputes section will continue to apply to you. Opting out of this agreement to arbitrate has no effect on any previous, other, or future arbitration agreements that you may have with us.
12.11 WAIVER. BY AGREEING TO THESE TERMS, YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT YOU MAY HAVE TO A COURT TRIAL (OTHER THAN SMALL CLAIMS COURT AS PROVIDED ABOVE) OR TO SERVE AS A REPRESENTATIVE, AS A PRIVATE A TTORNEY GENERAL, OR IN ANY OTHER REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY, OR TO PARTICIPATE AS A MEMBER OF A CLASS OF CLAIMANTS, IN ANY LAWSUIT, ARBITRATION OR OTHER PROCEEDING FILED AGAINST US AND/OR RELATED THIRD PARTIES.
12.12 EUROPEAN CUSTOMERS ONLY:
12.12.1 Informal Resolution. If you have any dispute with us, we ask that you contact us in the first instance at email@example.com before taking any formal action.
12.12.2 Applicable Law. United States federal law, and (to the extent not inconsistent with or pre-empted by federal law) the laws of Arkansas, without regard to conflict of laws principles, will govern all Covered Matters.
12.12.3 Exception. Each party will have the right to seek relief in a small claims court in the United States if the claim and the parties are within the jurisdiction of such small claims court.
12.12.4 Mandatory law. Sections 12.12.2 and 12.12.3 shall not apply to the extent the law applicable in your country of residence requires (i) the application of another law (including any mandatory laws applicable in your country of residence); and/or (ii) claims to be brought in the competent courts of your country of residence, and, in each case, this cannot be varied.
13. GENERAL TERMS
13.1 Force Majeure. Under no circumstances shall FabFitFun or its licensor or supplier be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from an event beyond its reasonable control.
13.2 No Waiver; Severability. No waiver of any term of these Terms will be binding unless in writing, no waiver of any term of these Terms will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and the failure of Darker Shade of Gray to exercise or enforce any right or remedy in these Terms does not waive that right or remedy. If an arbitrator or a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms to be invalid, the parties agree that the court should endeavor to give effect, to the maximum extent permitted by law, to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.
13.3.1 These Terms (and all policies, terms and conditions referenced herein) constitute the entire agreement between you and Darker Shade of Gray and govern your use of the Sites, Services and products provided by Darker Shade of Gray and supersede any prior agreements between you and Darker Shade of Gray on the subject matter. You also may be subject to additional terms that may apply when you enter into a contract of sale with us, or use certain Darker Shade of Gray Services or third-party content, links or websites.
13.3.2 These Terms, and any rights or licenses granted hereunder, may not be assigned or delegated by you. These Terms, and any rights or licenses granted hereunder, may be assigned or delegated by Darker Shade of Gray without restriction.
13.3.3 These Terms bind and inure to the benefit of each party and the party’s successors and permitted assigns.
13.3.4 These Terms may not be modified by an oral statement by a representative of Darker Shade of Gray A party’s failure or delay in exercising any right, power or privilege under these Terms will not waive its rights to exercise such right, power, or privilege in the future, nor will any single or partial exercise of any right, power or privilege preclude any other or further exercise of such right, power, or privilege, or the exercise of any other right, power, or privilege under these Terms.
13.3.5 No agency, partnership, joint venture or employee-employer relationship is intended or created by these Terms.
13.3.6 You agree to comply with all applicable laws in your use of the Site and Services.
13.3.7 You agree that any agreements made by and between you and us in electronic form are as legally binding as if made in physical written form.
13.3.8 These Terms will not be construed against the drafter.
13.3.9 “Include(s)” or “including” means, respectively, “include(s), without limitation,” or “including, without limitation,”, unless expressly stated otherwise.
13.3.10 If you are using the Site or Services for or on behalf of the U.S. or any other government, your license rights do not exceed those granted to non-government consumers.
13.4 Use Outside the United States of America. The Sites are controlled and offered by Darker Shade of Gray from the United States of America for use by customers in the United States, Canada and certain parts of Europe. Darker Shade of Gray makes no representations that the Sites are appropriate for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Sites from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local law.
13.5 Notices and Electronic Communications. You hereby consent to receiving and transacting with us by electronic means. We may deliver notice to you by e-mail, posting a notice on the Site or any other method we choose and such notice will be effective on dispatch. If you give notice to us, it will be effective when received and you must use the following physical or email address:
Darker Shade of Gray
1131 Front St.
Conway, Arkansas 72032
At Darker Shade of Gray we offer a variety of memberships (each, a “Membership”). Please review these Darker Shade of Gray Membership Terms carefully and make sure you understand them before enrolling because they contain important and relevant information regarding any Membership you may purchase, including renewal and cancellation terms. Memberships are continuous and automatically renew unless you cancel your Membership or we otherwise terminate your account.
1. Seasonal Box Memberships. A “Seasonal” Box Membership consists of an initial product box (each, a “Box”) and an additional Box sent out each season thereafter.
If you sign up for a Seasonal Box Membership, you will be immediately billed $49.99 USD (plus shipping and taxes if applicable) as a non-refundable minimum purchase and that season’s Box or an Editor’s Box will be the first Box you receive. The specific Box you receive as a first-time subscriber is subject to availability or may be based on the specific promotional code that you choose to use. The Editor’s Box is offered in between seasons once the current season’s Box has sold out or it may be offered at a discounted purchase price through specific promotional codes. It may contain past seasons’ products and other products curated specifically for the Editor’s Box. If you choose to use a coupon to purchase a discounted Editor’s Box while the current season’s Box is still available, you will be billed after 21 days for your next Box, which will be the current seasonal Box. Your Membership will then continue according to our seasonal schedule and your credit or debit card will be charged $49.99 USD (plus shipping and taxes, if applicable) up to a month in advance of the subsequent seasonal Box shipment date, and every season thereafter. Click here to see our current seasonal billing and shipping schedule.
The FabFitFun Seasonal Membership is for an ongoing service that is billed each season ($49.99 USD, plus shipping and taxes if applicable) and will be automatically charged to your payment method on file. Unless you cancel in accordance with these Membership Terms (in particular, see section 5 “Cancellation” below), you will continue to be charged as described above.
2. Annual Box Memberships. If you choose an Annual Box Membership, your Membership will include the same Boxes as you would receive under a Seasonal Membership, as outlined above. If you sign up for an Annual Membership, you will be immediately billed $179.99 USD (plus shipping and taxes if applicable), as a non-refundable minimum purchase.
Annual Memberships automatically renew on the next billing date after receipt of your first four boxes (which will include the Editor’s Box if that is your first box) and, unless you cancel your Membership in accordance with these Membership Terms (in particular, see section 5 “Cancellation” below), your payment method on file will be automatically charged for the next Annual Membership term (i.e., $179.99 USD (plus shipping and taxes if applicable) for four seasonal Boxes) up to a month before the then-current Box is shipped. For Quebec residents, your Annual Membership will not automatically continue and you must reactivate your Annual Membership each year.
3. Select Memberships. Each Box may contain an assortment of product colors, scents, prints, and the like, as applicable. Select Members generally have more opportunities to customize their Box each season compared to non-Select Members. All Annual Members are automatically upgraded to Select Memberships. We may also award Select Memberships to Seasonal Members based on purchase history and otherwise at our discretion, or permit Members to pay to upgrade to a Select Membership.
4. Digital Memberships. If you choose a digital membership (an “Annual Access Membership”), your Membership will provide you with access to many of the features and benefits of the Darker Shade of Gray platform, Members-Only sales events, special offers and discounts from great brands, and more. The Annual Access Membership does not include the Darker Shade of Gray Box Box, although Access Members can choose to purchase a Box each season for an extra charge if they wish to do so. If you sign up for an Annual Access membership, you will be immediately billed $79.99 USD (plus taxes if applicable), as a non-refundable minimum purchase. If you sign up for the free trial of the Annual Access Membership, after your free 14 day trial, you will be automatically enrolled into the Annual Access Membership and your card on file will be charged $79.99 (plus taxes, if applicable) as a non-refundable minimum purchase.
Annual Access Memberships automatically renew annually on the anniversary of your initial billing date and, unless you cancel your Membership in accordance with these Membership Terms (in particular, see section 5 “Cancellation” below), your payment method on file will be automatically charged for the next Annual Access Membership term (i.e., $79.99 USD (plus taxes if applicable)). If your renewal falls within the dates of an active Members-only sales event (e.g. an Add-Ons or Edit sale), we will extend your renewal/bill date and then current term of your Membership to the day after the last bill date for the sale, and you will be able to participate in the sale. For Quebec residents, your Annual Access Membership will not automatically continue and you must reactivate your Annual Access Membership each year.
5. Cancellation Policy. You may cancel your Membership with us at any time, subject to the time frames below. We do not place “holds” on Memberships.
In order to cancel your Membership, you must do one of the following: (a) email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, indicate that you wish to cancel your Membership, and follow the instructions that we send you in response; OR (b) log into your Member Account, navigate to the “Manage” link or “Subscription Settings” tab, choose Cancel, and follow the instructions; OR (d) call us at 501-450-4886, indicate that you wish to cancel your Membership, and follow the instructions given.
There are no cancellation fees.
Cancellations must be effected prior to the billing date of the Membership renewal. For Seasonal Memberships, this means that you must cancel before the billing date for the next Season. For Annual Memberships, this means that you must cancel prior to the billing date for the next annual period (in other words, prior to the next billing date after receipt of your first four Boxes). For Annual Access Memberships, this means that you must cancel prior to the billing date for the next annual period. Cancelling your Membership does not provide you a refund for Membership payments already processed, nor does it stop a pending charge. Your cancellation will go into effect for the following billing cycle.
Additional rules apply to UK residents – please click here for information on your right to cancel.
6. Additional Boxes. Members may choose to send their orders to a different address than their own (within the countries that Darker Shade of Gray currently ships to). Additional Boxes may be purchased subject to quantity limits at the discretion of the Company. Additional Boxes are not subject to renewal, but you must have an active Membership to purchase them.
7. Add-Ons and Edit Sales. Every season we may offer additional, discounted products that Members may add to that season’s Box (“Add-Ons”) or may purchase in between seasons in our Members-only sales events (“Edit Sales”). Although Annual Access Members do not receive boxes unless they opt in to purchase them, they may participate in the Add-Ons and Edit Sales. Add-Ons and Edit Sales are limited time, Members-only sales events, during which Members may add or remove products from their order. All items included in the Member’s order at the conclusion of the sale are automatically charged to the payment method on file. Add-Ons are generally billed in conjunction with the billing dates for that season’s Box, and are shipped along with your Box, if you are receiving a Box. Edit Sale orders are generally billed approximately 48 hours after the close of the sale, and shipped within two weeks of successful billing.
8. Taxes and Shipping and Handling. Stated prices for Membership and other products (including Edit Sale products and Add-Ons) do not include any customs, duties, sales, use, value-added, excise, federal, state, local or other taxes. You are solely responsible for the payment of such taxes related to your purchase. We have the right to charge you for any taxes that we believe we are required to pay or collect related to your purchase. Please also note that shipping and handling fees currently apply to all shipments outside the contiguous United States.
10. Questions? If you have any questions, please contact us at:
DSG Enterprises, LLC
1131 Front St.
Conway, AR 72032