Terms & Conditions

Please review the following terms and conditions ('Terms of Use') and other policies that govern your use and purchase of products of our website (‘Site’). Your Use of our Site constitutes your acceptance of, and agreement to follow and be bound by, such policies and by the Terms of Use. Married at Sea reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter or update our Site, policies and these Terms of Use.

Our store is hosted with Shopify’s e-commerce platform. Shopify provides us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

ONLINE STORE TERMS

By using this website you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with us in your state or province of residence. If you do not meet this requirement, you must not access or use our website. You may not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, nor may you, in the use of our website, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws). You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature. A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your account.

SITE CONTENTS

Unless otherwise noted, the design of the Site, the Site as a whole, and all materials that are part of the Site (collectively, 'Contents') are copyrighted, owned, controlled or licensed by Married at Sea.

You have permission to electronically copy and print hard copies of pages from this website solely for personal, non-commercial purposes related to placing an order or shopping with Married at Sea. Unless we give you written permission in advance, any other use of this website, its content, and its information, including linking or framing to this website, are strictly prohibited.

By making a purchase from Married at Sea, you understand and agree that Married at Sea may share information about you and your transaction with other companies for the limited purpose of processing your transaction, including fraud prevention and credit card authorization.

This Site may include links to other Internet sites maintained by third parties ('Linked Sites'). Married at Sea does not imply endorsement of the Linked Sites. Your access to Linked Sites is at your own risk and by accessing them you are leaving the Married at Sea Site. Linked Sites are not under the control of Married at Sea.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

We make no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, with respect to this website, its content, or the information available on or through it. All contents and all products and services are provided on an “as is” basis with all faults. Except as otherwise provided under applicable laws, Married at Sea shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to the use of this Web site or any other Web site linked to this Web site. This limitation of liability applies to direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or other damages you or others may suffer, as well as damages for lost profits, business interruption or the loss of data or information, even if Married at Sea is notified in advance of the potential for any such damages.

APPLICABLE LAW

By visiting this website, you are agreeing that the law of the State of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, which govern these Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Married at Sea.

USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS

If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, “Comments”), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to us. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any Comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any Comments, ideas, or suggestions regardless of whether or not we use them; or (3) to respond to any Comments. We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content posted by you on our website that we determine, in our sole discretion, is unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service. You should note that it is your responsibility not to share information in public comments on our site that may allow others to identify you personally, or that compromises the security of your account details. You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality, or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments or interactions with our website will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any comments posted by you or any third-party.

DISPUTES

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to our website or to products purchased here shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Los Angeles, California. However, if you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in Illinois. You consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a final judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.

MISCELLANEOUS

These Terms of Use constitute the entire and only Terms of Use between Married at Sea and each user of the Website with respect to the subject matter of these Terms of Use. If any provision of these Terms of Use be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions will not be affected.

The failure of Married at Sea to insist upon strict adherence to any term of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such term and shall not be considered a waiver or limit that party's right thereafter to insist upon strict adherence to that term or any other term contained in these Terms of Use.

PRIVACY POLICY

What information do we collect?  

  • We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature.

  • When ordering or signing up for our newsletter, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

  • Like many websites, we use “cookies” to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the “Do we use ‘cookies’?” section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.

  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.

  • To quickly process your transactions.

  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.

  • If you have opted-in to receive our e-mail newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive promotional e-mail from us, please refer to the “How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?” section below. If you have not opted-in to receive e-mail newsletters, you will not receive these e-mails. Visitors who register or participate in other site features such as marketing programs and ‘members-only’ content will be given a choice whether they would like to be on our e-mail list and receive e-mail communications from us.

How do we protect visitor information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.

Do we use “cookies”?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. 

Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described below. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?

To modify your e-mail subscriptions, please select the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of our newsletters.

Third party links

In an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third party links on our site. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link does not work).

Changes to our policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change. This policy was last updated on 6/15/17.

Questions and feedback

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue to hello@marriedatsea.com.

Online Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Shopify

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Payment:

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service or Privacy Statement.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.