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YOUR ACCOUNT OBLIGATIONS
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SWEEPSTAKES AND CONTESTS
From time to time, we may offer and/or co-sponsor contests, sweepstakes, and games on the Site. Each of these activities shall be governed by specific rules accessible from the Site offering the promotion.
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We are pleased to hear from our customers and welcome your comments regarding our products and the Site. You may post or submit reviews of products or services, comments, suggestions, or other material ("Submissions") as long as the content of your Submission is not unlawful, threatening, abusive, spiteful, defamatory, invasive of privacy, obscene, profane, sexually explicit, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable or injurious to third parties (including, but not limited to, any content that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate applicable law). While you may omit your name from or use a “nickname” in your Submission, you may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of your Submission. drugstore.com, inc. reserves the right (but not the obligation) to monitor, edit and remove any Submission but does not regularly review posted Submissions.
By posting or sending us a Submission, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content in your Submission, that the content you provide is accurate, and that use of the content in your Submission does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity. You agree to indemnify us against all claims and liabilities resulting from your Submission. We do not take any responsibility and assumes no liability for any Submission posted by you or any other person or entity.
We own the following trademarks and service marks. Such trademarks may not be used in connection with any third-party products or services or in any manner that disparages or discredits us. All other trademarks, product names, and company names and logos appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners.
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We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work;
- identification of the URL or other specific location on the Site where the material that you claim is infringing is located;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached as follows:
Vision Direct, Inc.
411 108th Ave NE, Suite 1600
Bellevue, WA 98004
By phone: 1-877-777-LENS
We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors of our products that appear at the Site. However, as the actual colors you see will depend on your monitor, we cannot guarantee that your monitor's display of any color will be accurate. We have attempted to be as accurate as possible. However, we do not warrant that the product descriptions are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by the Site is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.
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We provide the Content contained in this Site as a service to our customers. This Site does not contain information about all diseases, nor does the Site contain all medical information that may be relevant. All Content provided on this Site is only general health information and is only intended to facilitate communication between you and your healthcare provider. It is not intended for diagnosis and cannot provide a diagnosis for any particular individual and should not be used as a substitute for seeking professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or care. All specific medical questions you have about your medical condition, treatment, care, or diagnosis should be presented to your own professional healthcare provider. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Site. Except as expressly and unambiguously stated otherwise, we and our subsidiaries and affiliates do not endorse, operate, control, or assume responsibility for any product, brand, method, treatment, information, or services on the Site, in any way. The information, services, and products contained in this Site are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied. You acknowledge, by your use of the Site, that your use of this Site is at your sole risk and that you assume full responsibility for all risk associated with any of your use of this web site.
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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We may elect to monitor areas of the Site by electronic or other means and may disclose any Content, records, or electronic communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the Site; or (iii) to protect our rights or property or the rights of the users, Sponsors, Providers, Licensors, or Merchants. We are not responsible for screening, policing, editing, or monitoring such Content. If notified of allegedly infringing, defamatory, damaging, illegal, or offensive Content, we may investigate the allegation and determine in our sole discretion whether to remove or to request the removal of such Content from the Site.
We may terminate your access, or suspend your access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, a third-party Provider, Merchant, Sponsor, Licensor, service provider, or us.
Because customer service is paramount to our business, we reserve the right to refuse to sell products to you if it reasonably appears to us that you intend to resell the products. In addition, we reserve the right to limit quantities of items purchased by each customer. In addition, we reserve the right to cancel any order or part of an order, or refuse service to anyone for any reason. Such reasons may include, but are not limited to, unauthorized coupon use, product availability, price discrepancy or pricing error. We reserve the right to charge fees or extra shipping charges for any product that is backordered. We also reserve the right to change the terms of any offer or promotion at any time without notice. The posting of prices on our site is not an offer for sale of goods, and the order confirmation is not an acceptance of an offer to purchase goods. We cannot confirm the price of an item until you order; however, we do NOT charge your credit card until after your order has entered the shipping process. Despite our best efforts, a small number of the items in our catalog may be mispriced. If an item's correct price is higher than our stated price, we will, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions before shipping or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation. The contract for sale of goods between us and any customer is not entered into until we charge a valid credit card or otherwise accept payment.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
Occasionally, we may make available a link to a third party's web site. These links will let you leave the Site. The linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. We are not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. We provide the links to you only as a convenience. We do not endorse the site or its use or contents.
We control the Site from our offices within the United States of America. We make no representation that the Content in the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use or export the Content in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. Any claim relating to the Site, the services provided through the Site or the Content shall be governed by the internal laws of the state of Washington, without reference to its choice of law provisions. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in King County, Washington, U.S.A.
Nonprescription items that are shipped to customers in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Washington are subject to tax at the appropriate state and local rate.
Customs Fees and VAT (value added tax)
If there are customs fees and VAT, they must be paid by you when the package reaches your destination country. LensWorld.com is not responsible for any sales taxes, VAT, customs duties or other taxes charged by your customs department. These charges are your responsibility and will vary from country to country.
We cannot determine these fees in advance. We recommend that you check with your local customs office or post office for details on how these charges are assessed and applied. You may also be able to find information about your country's VAT and Customs fees by searching websites on the Internet such as the United States Council for International Business. Please note that if your order has reached your country of destination and it is returned to us as Unclaimed or Refused due to VAT or customs fees imposed by your country, it can often take up to 6 months for us to receive, and we must receive the order back before we can issue you a refund.
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This was last updated on March 22, 2013