Terms and conditions of use

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.

Copyright

The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of www.affordabledisplays.com. The collective work includes works that are licensed and exclusively branded to www.affordabledisplays.com. Copyright 1994, www.affordabledisplays.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with www.affordabledisplays.com or purchasing any of www.affordabledisplays.com products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with www.affordabledisplays.com or to purchase www.affordabledisplays.com products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by www.affordabledisplays.com. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.

Trademarks

All trademarks, service marks and trade names of www.affordabledisplays.com used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of www.affordabledisplays.com.

Limitation of Liability

Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc. and www.affordabledisplays.com shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if www.affordabledisplays.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. When placing an order with Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc. through their proprietary site www.affordabledisplays.com the customer agrees to the terms or our limited liability, and return and refund policies. Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc.'s limit of liability is the purchase price of the display item purchased. The customer agrees to hold Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc. harmless for any other costs other than those associated with the direct purchase price of the display item purchased. Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc. does not refund shipping charges. Customers are responsible for all shipping charges of products. Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc. is not responsible for products damaged in shipping, mis or redirected products, or any other circumstances out of Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc.'s control. A display item purchased may be either refunded or repaired at Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc.'s discretion, if it is within the return policy time frame. In no event shall www.affordabledisplays.com's liability to Customer's for any claims under this Agreement exceed the amount paid by Customer to www.affordabledisplays.com during the three (3) months preceding the occurrence of the event's giving rise to Customer's claim.

Typographical Errors

In the event that a www.affordabledisplays.com product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, www.affordabledisplays.com reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. www.affordabledisplays.com reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, www.affordabledisplays.com shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.

Term; termination

These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by www.affordabledisplays.com without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.

Notice

Affordable Exhibit Displays, Inc. and www.affordabledisplays.com may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to www.affordabledisplays.com.

Miscellaneous

Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Maine, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of www.affordabledisplays.com products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Kennebec County, Maine. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of www.wsdisplay.com products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. www.affordabledisplays.com's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. www.affordabledisplays.com may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Use of Site

Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a www.affordabledisplays.com or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization. We reserve the right to refuse service.

Participation Disclaimer

www.affordabledisplays.com does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, www.affordabledisplays.com is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, www.affordabledisplays.com reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to www.affordabledisplays.com in its sole discretion.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless www.affordabledisplays.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.

Third Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, www.affordabledisplays.com may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with www.affordabledisplays.com, www.affordabledisplays.com has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of www.affordabledisplays.com. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, www.affordabledisplays.com seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).

Returns and Refund Policy

All returned merchandise must be returned unused in the original packaging including manuals, accessories, cables, etc. within 7 business days of receipt. You must first call your Image Consultant and obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. All items must arrive at our facility within ten days of the return request, no exceptions. Every component and accessory (including free promotional items) must be returned together with purchased items in order to receive a full refund. Please clearly print your RMA# on the outside of the package to alert the shipping dept. this package is a return item. This will start the inspection process needed for the refund to be issued. Any shipping and/or handling charges on the original order cannot be refunded. At our discretion, a restocking fee up to 25% of the cost of items returned. There is no return or refund for graphic items because of their custom nature.

Credit Terms and Invoicing Policy

Beginning January 1, 2016 all invoices that go beyond terms will accrue monthly finance charges assessed at a rate of 1½% per month on all amounts that are not paid by the invoice due date.
If an invoice goes 60 days beyond terms, it will be submitted to our collections department and the full 1½% finance charge will be added to the entire invoice at that time.

Affiliate Program Policy

Any order placed using your Affiliate Program account will receive a 15% discount and no more regardless of quantity. Any orders requiring or offering optional custom printing must have ready to print graphic file(s) submitted as per our graphic requirements and online upload procedures. Any orders purchased under your account must be pre-paid by your company only by credit card terms only unless your account has been approved for a Net 30 Purchase Order basis. Your account must be kept up-to-date at all times to continue participation within the Affiliate program. You may use your own FedEx account number for your shipments. If you do not have your own FedEx account your orders will default to our $24/per address FedEx GROUND shipping. If your order requires a faster delivery method you must pay the additional fee for the shipping upgrade (as quoted ahead of time). Your company must supply ready to print files when the ordered items include custom printed items.

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 registering, 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.
We also collect e-mail information if you have opted-in to receive a promo code offer.


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 quickly process your transactions.
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
  • 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 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, you may opt out by managing your subscription account at the bottom of every promotional e-mail. Visitors who register or participate in other site features such as the affiliate programs and 'members-only' content will be given the ability to opt-out of our e-mail list and forgo any further 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.

How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?
To modify your e-mail subscriptions, please let us know by modifying your preferences in the "My Account" section. Please note that due to email production schedules you may receive any emails already in production.
To delete all of your online account information from our database, sign into the "My Account" section of our site and remove your shipping addresses, billing addresses & payment information. Please note that we may maintain information about an individual sales transaction in order to service that transaction and for record keeping.

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. Your information is shared with third party vendors for the sole purpose of fulfilling a direct from warehouse product order. Your credit card information is NEVER shared to third party vendors. Only the shipping address and phone number associated with the order for delivery is shared, period. However, we may 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.

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 modified on February 01, 2016.

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.

Terms and Conditions
See above Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

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