Terms & Conditions
This web site located at www.Kipling.com (the "Web Site") is provided by Kipling Retail USA, a division of Nautica Retail, USA ("Kipling") in conjunction with third parties. Kipling, and its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents, successors, assigns, and vendors, retail partners and any other party involved in the creation, operation, production or transmission of this Web Site shall be referred to herein as "Kipling Parties."
IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEB SITE.
These Terms and Conditions were last updated on December 17, 2007.
1. User Eligibility. This Web Site is available worldwide and may be operated from various locations both within and outside the United States of America ("USA"). Access to and use of the Web Site, including functionality and features available on the Web Site ("Features") and products and services available for purchase through the Web Site, however, may be inappropriate, prohibited or restricted in countries outside the United States. The Kipling Parties make no warranty or representations that the Web Site or the Features are appropriate or available for access/use outside of the USA. If you access/use the Web Site from outside the USA, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws and regulations of the territory from which you access/use the Web Site.
This is a general audience Web Site and users of all ages are welcome to browse the Web Site. However, if you are under the age of 13, you should not provide any information about yourself on or through the Web Site, including, but not limited to, your name, address, email address, phone number and other personally identifiable information.
2. Establishing an Account. Users of all ages are welcome to browse the Web Site, however, you may only establish an account if you are 18 years of age or over. In order to purchase products/services from the Web Site and in order to access/use some Features on the Website, you may be required to establish and use an account. In addition to your name and contact information, you may be required to submit a valid credit card number, billing address, and related billing information in connection with your account. When you register for an account you must (i) provide accurate and truthful information, and (ii) update such information from time to time as necessary to keep your registration information current and accurate. By establishing an account, you represent and warrant you have the right and are authorized to provide the information you provide when you register for the account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and password and for restricting access to such information and to your computer. All activities that occur under your account or password shall be your responsibility.
By making a User Communication, you represent and warrant (i) you own all right, title and interest in and to the User Communication, or you have the necessary approvals and permissions to grant the User Communications License described above, (ii) the User Communication, and the exercise by Kipling of the rights granted it under the User Communications License in relation to such User Communication, does not violate applicable law or the intellectual property rights or other rights of others, including, but not limited to, patent, trade secret, copyright, trademark, publicity, privacy and contract rights of others and (ii) the User Communication does not contain software viruses, spiders, spybots, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, any form of spam, or any other content that is prohibited under these Terms and Conditions.
We do not guarantee that User Communications will not be lost or damaged or that you will be able to retrieve User Communications.
5. Prohibited Submissions. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. In addition to any remedies that Kipling may have at law or in equity, if Kipling reasonably determines that you have violated or are likely to violate the foregoing prohibitions, Kipling may take any action they reasonably deem necessary to cure or prevent the violation, including without limitation, the immediate removal from this Web Site of the related materials. Kipling will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order or subpoena requesting or directing Kipling to disclose the identity of anyone posting such materials.
6. Ownership and Permitted Use of Content. The Web Site design and all text, graphics, information, trademarks, service marks, trade names, photographs, advertisements, content, and other material displayed on or that can be downloaded from this Web Site (the "Content") are either the property of, or used with permission by, Kipling. The ownership of all Content is retained by its owner. You may not (i) modify the information or materials located on this Web Site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use any such materials for any public or commercial purpose or (ii) remove, obscure or otherwise deface proprietary notices appearing on any Content, including copyright, trademark and other intellectual property notices.
The Content is protected by copyright, trademark and other laws and international treaty provisions and may not be used except as permitted in these Terms and Conditions or with the prior written permission of the owner of such Content. Any unauthorized use by you of such Content may subject you to civil and criminal penalties.
7. Trademarks. Certain trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos used or displayed on this Web Site are registered and unregistered trademarks, trade names and service marks of Kipling and its affiliates. Other trademarks, trade names and service marks used or displayed on this Web Site are the registered and unregistered trademarks, trade names and service marks of their respective owners. Nothing contained on this Web Site grants or should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademarks, trade names, service marks or logos displayed on this Web Site without the written permission of Kipling or such third-party owner.
8. Prohibited Actions. While visiting the Web Site and participating in, accessing and using the Features (cumulatively "Using the Web Site"), you must conduct yourself in a polite, courteous and respectful manner, comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations and supply truthful and non-misleading information. For example, you may not, while Using the Web Site: request, or otherwise attempt to harvest, obtain or store, personal information, passwords, account information or any other type of information relating to other users; access or use another person's account; disguise the origin of User Communication; alter, modify, frame, or "mirror" any Content; create a deep-link to our Web Site by by-passing our Web Site's home page; use any data mining, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction tools in connection with the Web Site; inhibit, disrupt, or otherwise prevent anyone from using or accessing the Web Site or interrupt any user's experience on the Web Site, including, but not limited to, acting in any manner that disrupts users' real-time exchanges; interfere with or disrupt the Web Site, or servers or network connections to the Web Site, disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Web Site; modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Web Site; or attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Web Site (or any portion thereof).
9. Availability of Products, Services, Features and Content. All Features, Content, and products and services available on or through the Website, including, but not limited to, prices of such products and services, are subject to change at any time without notice. In addition, any Feature, Content, product or service may be discontinued at any time in our sole discretion. The inclusion of any Features, Content, products or services in this Web Site at a particular time does not imply or warrant that these products or services will be available at any time. It is your responsibility to ascertain and obey all applicable local, state, federal and international laws (including minimum age requirements) in regard to the possession, use and sale of any service or product purchased from this Web Site. By placing an order, you represent that the products ordered will be used only in a lawful manner.
10. Accuracy of Information. Kipling takes reasonable efforts to ensure that information on this Web Site is complete, accurate and current. Despite Kipling's efforts, however, the information on this Web Site may occasionally be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. Weights, measures, product descriptions, recommendations, commentary regarding products and similar descriptions are provided for convenience purposes only and may be approximations. Kipling makes reasonable efforts to accurately display the attributes of our products and services available for purchase, including the applicable colors; however, the actual color you see will depend on your computer system and we cannot guarantee that your computer will accurately display such colors. The Kipling Parties make no representation as to the completeness, accuracy or timeliness of any information on this Web Site. For example, products included on the Web Site may be unavailable, may have different attributes than those listed, or may actually carry a different price than that stated on the Web Site. In addition, we may make changes in information about price and availability without notice. While it is the practice of Kipling to confirm orders by email, the receipt of an email order confirmation does not constitute acceptance of an order or confirmation of an offer to sell a product or service. Kipling reserves the right, without prior notice, to limit the order quantity on any product or service and/or to refuse service to any customer. Kipling also may require verification of information prior to the acceptance and/or shipment of any order.
11. Shipment of Order. Orders will be shipped to the address designated by the purchaser as long as that shipping address is compliant with the shipping restrictions contained on this Web Site. All purchases from this Web Site are made pursuant to a shipment contract. As a result, risk of loss and title for items purchased from this Web Site pass to the buyer upon delivery of the items to the carrier. The buyer is responsible for filing any claims with carriers for damaged and/or lost shipments.
12. Linking to this Web Site. Creating or maintaining any link from another Web site to any page on this Web Site without Kipling's prior written permission is prohibited. Any permitted links to this Web Site must comply will all applicable laws, rule and regulations.
13. Changes to the Terms and Conditions. Kipling reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to revise, change, or modify (cumulatively "Revisions") these Terms and Conditions at any time upon advance notice to you. We may notify you of such Revisions to these Terms and Conditions in any manner we chose that complies with law, including, but not limited to, posting a notice of such changes on the Web Site. Your continued use of the Web Site following our notice to you of Revisions to these Terms and Conditions signifies your agreement to be bound by the revised Terms and Conditions.
14. Applicability of Additional Terms and Conditions. Additional or different terms and conditions ("Other Terms") may apply in connection with certain Features (e.g. testimonials, sweepstakes or contest entries). If applicable, these Other Terms will be set forth (i) where you are permitted to submit Content, access or use Features, or purchase products and services, or (ii) in a link adjacent to where you are permitted to submit Content, access Features, or purchase products and services. These Other Terms are incorporated into and made a part of these Terms and Conditions by reference. In the event Other Terms conflict with these Terms and Conditions, the Other Terms shall control with respect to the subject matter to which such Other Terms apply.
15. Third Party Links. From time to time, this Web Site may contain links to Web sites that are not governed by these Terms and Conditions (the "Linked Web Sites"). All such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this Web Site. The Kipling Parties are not responsible for any content, materials or other information located on or accessible from any other web site. The Kipling Parties do not endorse, guarantee, or make any representations or warranties regarding any other web site, or any content, materials or other information located on or accessible from such web sites, or the results that you may obtain from using such web sites. If you decide to access any other web site linked to or from this Web Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. You should review the policies and terms and conditions associated with Linked Web Sites closely before using, submitting information to such Linked Web Sites, and allowing children to visit Linked Web Sites.
16. Disclaimer of Warranty. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR RISK. THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." AS TO THE WEB SITE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE KIPLING PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED, OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED BY USING THE WEB SITE, SHALL BE SO OBTAINED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. THE PARTIES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM OBTAINING ANY CONTENT FROM THE WEB SITE.
WITHOUT LIMITATION TO THE FOREGOING, THE KIPLING PARTIES DO NOT WARRANT: (A) YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THE WEB SITE WILL BE WITHOUT INTERFERENCE; (B) THE WEB SITE WILL FULFILL ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NEED, REQUIREMENT OR SPECIFICATION OR IS COMPLETE, RELIABLE OR ACCURATE; (C) YOUR REQUESTS TO THE WEB SITE WILL BE HONORED ACCORDING TO YOUR SCHEDULE OR ANY STATED SCHEDULE; (D) THE WEB SITE WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR FREE; (E) ANY ERRORS IN CONTENT OR FEATURES WILL BE CORRECTED; (F) CONTENT OR FEATURES ON THE WEB SITE IS APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE IN ANY PARTICULAR LOCATION; (G) PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISPLAYED OR REFERENCED ON THE WEB SITE ARE AVAILABLE FOR USE IN A PARTICULAR LOCATION; OR (H) THE CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DESCRIPTIONS OF PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND FEATURES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE IS ACCURATE, UP-TO-DATE OR COMPLETE.
ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE ARE SUBJECT ONLY TO ANY APPLICABLE WARRANTIES OF THEIR RESPECTIVE MANUFACTURES, DISTRIBUTORS AND SUPPLIERS, IF ANY. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE KIPLING PARTIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES LISTED OR PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE KIPLING PARTIES HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR PRODUCT DEFECT OR FAILURE, CLAIMS THAT ARE DUE TO NORMAL WEAR, PRODUCT MISUSE, ABUSE, PRODUCT MODIFICATION, IMPROPER PRODUCT SELECTION, NON-COMPLIANCE WITH ANY CODES, OR MISAPPROPRIATION. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES TO THOSE DEFINED AS "CONSUMERS" IN THE MAGNUSON-MOSS WARRANTY-FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION IMPROVEMENTS ACT.
THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES DO NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY SUCH PROHIBITIONS.
17. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. The KIPLING PARTIES DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER, TELECOMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT, OR OTHER PROPERTY CAUSED BY OR ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING THIS WEB SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF, ACCESS TO, OR USE OF ANY FEATURES OR CONTENT. IN NO EVENT WILL THE KIPLING PARTIES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS WEB SITE, ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE, OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY DO NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY SUCH PROHIBITIONS.
IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS WEB SITE OR ANY CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THIS WEB SITE. IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY, IF ANY, IS FROM THE MANUFACTURER OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SUPPLIER OF SUCH SERVICES, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH MANUFACTURER'S OR SUPPLIER'S WARRANTY, OR TO SEEK A RETURN AND REFUND FOR SUCH PRODUCT OR SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RETURNS AND REFUNDS POLICIES POSTED ON THIS WEB SITE.
18. Termination. Kipling reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account (and delete the profile corresponding to such account and any accompanying content) or your use of this Web Site or Features at any time, for any reason or for no reason. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any aspect of this Web Site and Features, products and services available on or through the Web Site at any time without notice. You are personally liable for any orders that you place or charges that you incur or are made under your account prior to termination. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any of the foregoing.
19. Other. To the fullest extent permitted by law, these Terms and Conditions and any claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to the Web Site, will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its choice of law principles. Except as otherwise prohibited by law, any claim or dispute must be brought within one (1) year from the date the cause of action arises. Any claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to the Web Site, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of state or federal courts located in New York County, in the state of New York and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. You may not use or export or re-export the materials at the Web Site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation United States export laws and regulations. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Kipling relating to your use of the Web Site, superseding any other agreement between you and Kipling with respect to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions. Section headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be found to be unenforceable, the other provisions shall still remain in full force and effect. A printed version of these Terms and Conditions shall be admissible in judicial and administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms and Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
20. Contact Us. For issues or questions related to the Web Site or these Terms and Conditions please contact Customer Service at 1-800-376-4185 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.