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It is highly recommended that you read our Terms and Conditions when accessing our website, myethicalchoice.com.
Terms of Service
By browsing and using Ethical Choice, you are agreeing to the following conditions.
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms of Service”) carefully before using the https://myethicalchoice.com website (the “Site”) operated by myethicalchoice.com (“Ethical Choice”, “us”, “we”, or “our”).
By visiting our site, commenting on our articles and/or purchasing something from us, you (“users”, “customers”, “your”, or “their”) engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions, including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms apply to all users of the Site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/or contributors of content.
Your access to and use of the Site is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Site including mobile site, media and other platforms.
By accessing or using the Site or any part of the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the Terms then you may not access the Site. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.
Any new features or tools which are added to the current store shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.
General Conditions of Ethical Choice
Ethical Choice reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
Users understand that their content (not including credit card information), may be transferred, unencrypted and involved (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by Ethical Choice.
The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.
Information Accuracy, Timeliness and Completeness
Ethical Choice does our best to ensure that information on the Site is complete, accurate and current. However, despite our efforts, we are not responsible if information made available on the Site is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. The materials (all specifications, products, descriptions, prices of products and so on) on myethicalchoice.com is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. It is recommended that our users do more additional research, any reliance on the information on the Site is at user’s own risk.
All contents included on Ethical Choice, such as text, graphics, logo, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Ethical Choice or its content suppliers and protected by Japan and International Copyright Laws. The compilation of all content on this site is an exclusive property of Ethical Choice, with copyright authorship for this collection by Ethical Choice and protected by Japan and International Copyright Laws.
Ethical Choice’s trademarks, trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Ethical Choice’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Ethical Choice. All other trademarks not owned by us that appear on this site are property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Ethical Choice.
When using myethicalchoice.com, contacting and/or sending emails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically, such as emails and other online electronically transmitted messaging services. You are agreeing to all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
License and Access
Ethical choice grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of myethicalchoice.com and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with written permission from Ethical Choice.
This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents: any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, prices, or articles: any derivative use of this site of its contents: any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant: or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
Myethicalchoice,com or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Ethical Choice.
You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Ethical Choice without written permission issued by Ethical Choice.
You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Ethical Choice’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Ethical Choice.
Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Ethical Choice. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to Ethical Choice so long as the link does not portray Ethical Choice or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any Ethical Choice logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written consent by Ethical Choice.
In addition to other prohibition as set forth in the Terms, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; © to violate any international, federal, provincial or state laws, regulations, rules, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other types of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other website, media, platforms, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, media, platforms, or the Internet. Ethical Choice reserves the right to terminate your use of the Services or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.
By visiting Ethical Choice, myethicalchoice.com, you agree that the laws of Tokyo, Japan, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Ethical Choice.
Products or Services (if applicable)
Certain products or services may be available exclusively online through the Site. These products or services may have limited quantities.
We make every effort to display the attributes to our products including 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. We do not warrant the accuracy of the information, contents, or materials provided through the Site.
We reserve the right, but are not obligated to, to limit the sales of our products or services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case by case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that we offer. All descriptions of products or pricing are subject to change anytime without notice, at the sole discretion of us. The inclusion of any products or services on myethicalchoice.com at a particular time does not imply or guarantee that these products or services will be available at any time. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on myethicalchoice.com is void where prohibited.
We do not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other materials purchased or obtained by our users will meet their expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.
Terms of Sale
By placing an order with us, you are (1) offering to purchase product(s), (2) representing that you are of legal age to form a binding contract, and (3) representing that all information you provided to us in connection with such order is true and accurate and you are an authorized user of the payment method provided The receipt by you of order confirmation does not constitute our acceptance of an order. We retain the right to refuse any order request made by you.
Prior to our acceptance of an order, verification of information may be required. Ethical Choice reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept, modify or decline your order, or any portion thereof, even after your receipt of an order confirmation from us, for any reason whatsoever. We reserve the right to limit the number of items ordered and to refuse service to you without prior notice. In the event that an item lists an incorrect price, either due to typographical or other error, we shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such order for the incorrect price, regardless of whether the order is being or has been processed. If payment has already been made or if your account has already been charged for the purchase and the order is canceled, we will credit your account in the amount of the incorrect price.
You agree that you will pay for all products you purchase through the Site and that Ethical Choice may charge your payment method for any products purchased and for any additional amounts (including any taxes, late fees, transactional fee and so on, as applicable) that may be accrued by or in connection with your order. You are responsible for the timely payment of all fees and for providing Us with a valid payment method for payment of all fees.
Ethical Choice accepts payment methods through PayPal or bank wire transfer. Ethical Choice is not responsible for the additional transaction fee when using PayPal or bank wire transfer.
You are responsible for all costs of currency conversion relating to your order. Your financial institution does the currency conversion and may charge you additional fees (we don’t control either the conversion rates or your financial institution’s fees).
Prices for products offered via the Site may change at any time, and the Ethical Choice does not provide price protection or refunds in the event of a price reduction or promotional offering.
We would begin to process the order once the payment has been fully received and the contract is officially signed. Please keep in mind that delay might occur due to national holidays, natural disaster or any other scenario that is out of our control. We would try our best to resolve the issues, however, we will not be responsible for any losses incurred to a delay in shipping arising out of any cause beyond our control.
Risk of Loss
All items purchased from Ethical Choice are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This basically means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to myethicalchoice.com or to products you purchase through Ethical Choice shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Tokyo, Japan, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Ethical Choice’s intellectual property rights, Ethical Choice may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in federal court of Tokyo, Japan, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association. The arbitrators award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
Errors, Inaccuracies, and Omissions
Occasionally there may be information on the Site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to, contents, service descriptions, product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, shipping charges, transit times and availability. Ethical Choice reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, media, or platforms, including without limitation, pricing, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service ofr on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website, media, or platforms has been modified or updated.
Site Policies, Modification, and Severability
Ethical Choice reserves the right to make changes to the Site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining conditions.
Third Party Links
In myethicalchoice.com certain contents, products and services available via our Service may include material from third parties.
Third party links on the Site may direct you to third party sites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third party materials/information or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of thor parties.
Ethical Choice is not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content or any other transactions made in connection with any third party website. It is advised that users carefully review the third party’s policies and practices and make sure the users themselves understand them before engaging in any transactions. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third party products and/services should be directed to the third party.
User Comments, Feedback, and Other Submissions
If, at our request, you send a certain specific submissions (i.e. contest entries) or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials/information, whether online, bu email, by postal mail, or otherwise (comments or other messaging services), 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; or (3) to respond to any comments.
We may, but are not obliged to, monitor, edit, or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, derogatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms.
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 will not contain libelous or other 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 to the Site. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, 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. Ethical Choice takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any comments posted by you or any third party.
The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to the Service constitute the entire agreement and understanding between users and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms).
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these terms shall not be construed against the draft party.
Contact and Questions
Last Updated: August 2020