Last Updated January 16, 2016
We may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Online Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. We may also impose limits or charge fees on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Online Services without notice or liability.
Member Sign In
You may be required to select a password and member name for membership registration. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and any membership account information. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or other membership account information and further agree to indemnify and hold BEI, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, operational providers, and partners harmless for any improper or illegal use of your password.
Our Online Services are intended for your personal, non-commercial use only. Below are the guidelines for using our Online Services. You must comply with these guidelines, as well as any other rules or guidelines posted on our websites.
You agree not to post or transmit any material or content on or through the Online Services:
In addition, in connection with your use of the Online Services, you may not:
Monitoring; Removal of Content
Unless specifically requested, we do not solicit any information, creative works, demos, ideas, suggestions, concepts, methods, systems, designs, plans, techniques, or other materials (the “Submitted Materials”) for use in our publications, other media, or businesses. We are not responsible for the similarity of any of our content or programming to Submitted Materials sent to us via the Online Services or any other forms of communication such as mail or email. Should you send any unsolicited materials or ideas, BEI is not required to provide you with any form of compensation and you waive any claim against BEI or our affiliates regarding the use, including promotional and commercial, of any Submitted Materials. We cannot be responsible for maintaining any Submitted Materials that you provide to us, and we may delete or destroy any such Submitted Materials at any time.
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Copyright Infringement Claims
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA"), if you believe in good faith that any material or content posted on our Online Services infringes your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that we remove the material or block access to it. If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongly filed a notice of copyright infringement against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter-notice.
Notices or counter-notices should include the following information and be sent to the Copyright Agent named below:
Beland Enterprises Inc.
P.O. Box 1343
Blairsville, GA 30512
Phone: (404) 439-9835
We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice.
If we receive more than one notice of copyright infringement concerning a user of our Online Services, that user may be deemed a “repeat copyright infringer” and we reserve the right to terminate the account of a repeat copyright infringer.
Please note that, because we host Interactive Services and other forums on our Online Services and, therefore, redistribute materials you give us, we need to obtain certain rights in those materials. You hereby grant us a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, sub-licensable, irrevocable, transferable, non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, digitally perform, publicly perform and publicly display, and otherwise exploit in any manner any content or material posted on our Online Services (in whole or in part) (collectively, the "Material"), and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to or prior approval by you. By submitting or sending Material to our Online Services you represent and warrant that (1) you have all rights necessary to grant the licenses granted hereunder, (2) the Material is not subject to any obligations, whether of confidentiality, attribution, or otherwise, and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Material, and (3) your submission of the Material to and through our Online Services complies with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. You also hereby waive any "moral rights" (including rights to attribution) that you may have in the Material.
Third Party Sites
Third Party Vendors
Certain Online Services contain services and content supplied by third party vendors. We are not responsible or liable for any information or materials provided by these third parties. Additionally, we may provide these third party vendors with access to your membership information. We are not responsible or liable for a third party vendor’s use of your information or for any interactions you may have with a third party vendor. We do not endorse, support, represent, or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any services or content provided by third party vendors.
Please note that certain third party vendors maintain information regarding your subscription to certain of our publications. By opting out of subscription emails, you have not necessarily opted out of any or all emails from third parties we use. We are not responsible for any contact you may continue to receive from these third parties. Additionally, we may continue to contact you for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to our services.
Purchases and Product Descriptions
The following terms and conditions apply to your purchase of any product through our Online Services (please note that to the extent that your purchase is carried out on a Linked Site, your purchase will be subject to the terms and conditions of use applicable to such Linked Site):
We do not guarantee that product descriptions or other content on our Online Services will be accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Descriptions and images of, and references to, products on our Online Services do not imply our or any of our affiliates' endorsement of such products. We reserve the right, with or without prior notice, to (1) change such descriptions, images, and references; (2) limit the available quantity of any product; (3) honor, or impose conditions on the honoring of, any coupon, coupon code, promotional code, or other similar promotions; (4) bar any user from conducting any or all transaction(s); and/or (4) refuse to provide any user with any product. Price and availability of any product offered through our Online Services are subject to change without notice. You agree to pay all charges that may be incurred by you or on your behalf through our Online Services, at the price(s) in effect when such charges are incurred, including all shipping and handling charges. In addition, you are responsible for any taxes that may be applicable to your purchases. Your sole remedy for the purchase of any product from BEI through our Online Services is to return it for a full or partial refund as set forth in the shipping contract governing the purchase.
Designs and Ideas
We are happy to provide our Online Services Members and visitors with numerous design ideas that are easy to do at home. While we want you to enjoy the designs we offer, there are some restrictions on how they made be used. Our designs are copyrighted and, thus, any unapproved use of our designs can constitute an infringement of our copyright and is actionable in a court of law. Please follow the below rules when performing crafts using one of the many designs we offer.
There are no restrictions on personal use of our designs. A personal use is one that will not later be distributed to others in return for some sort of consideration, including monetary compensation.
For any nationwide or worldwide uses of our designs, or any use not covered by the above non-exclusive, royalty-free license, permission to reproduce our designs and distribute any products incorporating our designs must be granted by us directly. Please contact us and thoroughly describe your planned use of our design, including the design you plan on using, the type of project you plan to use it on, the area in which you plan on selling or distributing the product incorporating our design, and the quantity you plan on distributing.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, our designs may not be used for the purpose of creating logos or trademarks.
Any individual who reproduces our designs and/or distributes products incorporating our designs assumes all liability for the suitability of his or her work and agrees to indemnify BEI and its employees from any disputes that arise from his or her use of our designs.
If you are interested in reproducing any Site Content, you will need our permission, which we may approve or deny in our sole discretion. Please send your request to the address below or contact us:
Imperial Charm Inc.
Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE ONLINE SERVICES AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE (OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPLIED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION UNDER LAW), ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT BEI, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS, THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND ANY THIRD PARTIES APPEARING ON THE ONLINE SERVICES AT THE INVITATION OF BEI, AS WELL AS THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AND AGENTS, SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR WRONGFUL DEATH ARISING OUT OF (A) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE ONLINE SERVICES OR THE INFORMATION SET FORTH THEREIN; (B) YOUR BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY OR CONTRACT; AND (C) ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AND/OR ALTERATION OF THE ONLINE SERVICES, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF BEI OR SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
BEI NEITHER ENDORSES NOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT ON THE ONLINE
SERVICES, NOR FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OR OBSCENE POSTING MADE ON THE ONLINE SERVICES BY ANYONE.
PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROGESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FINANCIAL, HEALTH, OR LIFESTYLE INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT.
PRIOR TO THE EXECUTION OF A PURCHASE OR SALE OF ANY SECURITY OR INVESTMENT, YOU ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH YOUR BROKER OR OTHER FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO VERIFY PRICING AND OTHER INFORMATION. WE SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR INVESTMENT DECISIONS BASED UPON, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM, THE CONTENT PROVIDED HEREIN. NOTHING CONTAINED IN OUR ONLINE SERVICES SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS INVESTMENT ADVICE. WE ARE NOT A REGISTERED BROKER-DEALER OR INVESTMENT ADVISOR AND DO NOT GIVE ADVICE OR RECOMMEND ONE PRODUCT OVER ANOTHER.
WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE ABOVE IN THIS SECTION, WE AND OUR AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THE ONLINE SERVICES, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN PRODUCT OR SERVICES LITERATURE, FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS, DOCUMENTS, AND OTHERWISE ON OUR ONLINE SERVICES OR IN CORRESPONDENCE WITH US OR OUR AGENTS. ANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA OUR ONLINE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY US “AS IS,” EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT, IF AT ALL, OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN A LICENSE OR SALE AGREEMENT SEPARATELY ENTERED INTO IN WRITING BETWEEN YOU AND US OR OUR LICENSOR OR SUPPLIER.
Linking To Our Online Services
If you are interested in linking to our Online Services from your website, please contact us. We may approve or deny your request in our sole discretion.
Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 230(d) as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available and may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. Information identifying current providers of such protections is available on the following websites: GetNetWise ( http://kids.getnetwise.org/) and OnGuard Online ( http://onguardonline.gov/). BEI does not endorse any of the products or services listed at such sites.
Information or Complaints
Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California users are entitled to the following consumer rights notice: If you have a question or complaint regarding our Online Services, please contact us. You may also contact us by calling us at 1-(888) 938-6469 (U.S. and Canada toll-free). California residents may reach the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by mail at 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N 112, Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.