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Terms, Conditions, and Notices

AGREEMENT BETWEEN CUSTOMER AND CLIENT
This Web site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of this Web site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

PERSONAL AND NONCOMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION
This Web site is for your personal, noncommercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services found on, or obtained from, this Web site.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
All contents of this Web site are: Copyright ©2008 The CURIOSITY Shop, 202 Richland Avenue, Aiken South Carolina USA. All rights reserved.

The CURIOSITY Shop trademarks may not be used or displayed publicly without the prior written permission of The CURIOSITY Shop.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
THE MATERIALS FOUND ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, CONDITION, UNDERTAKING OR TERM OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. The CURIOSITY Shop FURTHER DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN THE MATERIALS. The CURIOSITY Shop MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS, OR THE PROGRAMS, POLICIES OR OTHER INFORMATION DESCRIBED IN THE MATERIALS, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. The CURIOSITY Shop MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE MATERIALS.

IN NO EVENT SHALL The CURIOSITY Shop AND/OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS OR DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF The CURIOSITY Shop HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of this Web site, you warrant to The CURIOSITY Shop that you will not use this Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
This Web site may contain hyperlinks to Web sites operated by parties other than The CURIOSITY Shop. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. The CURIOSITY Shop does not control such Web sites and is not responsible for their contents. The inclusion of hyperlinks to such Web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such Web sites or any association with their operators.

CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT
The CURIOSITY Shop may at any time in its sole discretion modify the terms of access to this Site. Your continued use of the Site following any such modification, shall be deemed acceptance of such modification.

GENERAL
Any claim relating to this Agreement or the Materials shall by governed by the laws of the State of South Carolina, United States of America, exclusive of the choice of law rules thereof. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior oral and written agreements. No failure or delay on the part of The CURIOSITY Shop in exercising any right or remedy hereunder or enforcing the terms and conditions of this Agreement will operate as a waiver thereof. If any part or provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid, unenforceable or void, then the remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect. Headings are for convenience only and not for use in interpretation of this Agreement.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and The CURIOSITY Shop as a result of this agreement or use of this Web site.

Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned herein are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

USE OF THE WEB SITE
The CURIOSITY Shop product/service purchase form/feature of this Web site is provided solely to make a legitimate purchase of said product/service for personal use or for the private use of the purchaser at his/her discretion and for no other purposes. You agree to be financially responsible for all of your use of this Web site (as well as for use of your account by others, including without limitation minors living with you). You agree to supervise all usage by minors of this Web site under your name or account. You also warrant that all information supplied by you or members of your household in using this Web site is true and accurate and without limitation, or any false or fraudulent reservation. You agree that the online purchase facilities of this Web site shall be used only to make legitimate purchases for you or for another person for whom you are legally authorized to act.

For any products/services for which fees may be charged, you agree to abide by the terms or conditions of purchase imposed, including, but not limited to, payment of all amounts when due and compliance with all rules and restrictions regarding availability of rates, products, or services. You shall be completely responsible for all charges, fees, duties, taxes, and assessments arising out of the use of this Web site.

Privacy Statement

The CURIOSITY Shopmaintains high standards for the protection of privacy over the Internet. The only information we obtain about individual visitors to this website is information supplied voluntarily by the visitor. It will not be sold or shared with any other persons, businesses, agencies, or organizations.

To gauge the effectiveness of this site, we do collect some non-individually-identifiable generic information about our visitors. Specifically, our web servers automatically recognize a visitor's domain name (such as .com, .edu, etc.), the web page from which a visitor enters our site, which pages a visitor visits on our site, and how much time a visitor spends on each page. This information does not reveal a visitor's identity.

If you choose to provide individually identifiable information through this web site, it will not be disclosed to any third parties.

On occasion The CURIOSITY Shop may send you information regarding upcoming events or opportunities. You will not, however, receive any "junk" email (spam) from The CURIOSITY Shop outside of the scope of what is represented in the web site.

We are committed to safeguarding your privacy. You can feel confident that your individually identifiable information will be protected.

If you have questions about privacy or any other issues, contact amy@curiosityshoptea.com

Product Descriptions

The CURIOSITY Shop and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, The CURIOSITY Shop does not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site is accurate, complete, reliable, currant, or error-free. If a product offered by The CURIOSITY Shop itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.

Shipping & Returns
Prices
The item prices on the website do not include shipping and handling. Customers in South Carolina are subject to 7% sales tax on certain items. The shipping and handling charges will be computed when you start the checkout process as they are based on your zip code.

Shipping
Orders received before noon (Eastern Standard Time) will usually be shipped the same business day. Heavy orders may take longer to process. If you require your package by a specific date, please make a note in the comment box and we will do our best to accommodate you. Shipping charges are based on shipping weight, shipping distance and delivery time. Next Day, Second Day and Ground options are usually available within the USA. Deliveries are not made on Saturday or Sunday, so a Three Day Select order sent on Wednesday would typically arrive on the following Monday. The transit time for Ground shipping depends on your zip code. Orders to the West Coast should arrive within 4 to 5 business days, Texas or Washington State 3 to 5 business days and Northern California 5 to 7 business days. Business days are Monday through Friday.

Restrictions
We are able to ship to anywhere in the world that UPS or DHL delivers. We do not ship frozen products. The shipping calculator only allows for orders up to 150lbs. If your order is larger than that, please split into two orders or phone in the order to the store.

Handling Fee
There is a minimum handling fee of $2.00 per order.

Satisfaction Guarantee
At The CURIOSITY Shop we continually strive to provide you with quality products and excellent service. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your shopping experience with us, please let us know.

ORDER ACCEPTANCE POLICY

AN ORDER ACKNOWLEDGMENT IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN ACCEPTANCE OF YOUR ORDER, BOT ONLY A RECORD OF YOUR OFFER TO PURCHASE A PARTICULAR ITEM AT A PARTICULAR PRICE.

After you place an order, The CURIOSITY Shop will determine whether or no to fill the order, and The CURIOSITY Shop may refuse or limit your order for any reason. By placing your order, you agree to accept all terms and conditions set forth anywhere on this site.

The CURIOSITY Shop reserves the right to accept, refuse, or limit your order for any reason, including, but not limited to, credit review, the unavailability or a product or errors in the prices and product descriptions posted on this web site. By placing your order you agree that The CURIOSITY Shop’s total liability, under any legal theory or claim, shall be limited to the purchase price actually paid to The CURIOSITY Shop for the product giving rise to The CURIOSITY Shop’s liability.

Term of Use Revisions

The CURIOSITY Shop may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. By using this Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then current Terms of Use to which you are bound.

BY SHOPPING AT THE CURIOSITY SHOP YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY OUR TERMS OF USE AND OTHER POLICIES POSTED ON THIS SITE.