IMPORTANT – READ CAREFULLY: YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ITS SERVICES IS CONDITIONED UPON YOUR COMPLIANCE AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS ALONG WITH THE POLICIES AND GUIDELINES LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE SITE.
1. The Service is intended for Adult use only. Swarthmore College Bookstore does not intend the Service to be used by any individual under the age of 18 (a “Minor”) without the supervision of a parent or guardian 18 years of age or older (a “Guardian”). If you are a Minor, you may use the Site only under the permission and supervision of a Guardian. In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), Swarthmore College Bookstore will never knowingly solicit nor will it accept personally identifiable information from users known to be under thirteen (13) years of age.
2. Products and prices displayed on the Site are for informational purposes only and are not offers to form a contract. Each specific book rental shall be governed by a separate End User Agreement between you and us when a transaction is finalized. All financial transactions are processed in U.S. dollars. The price of an item for sale or rental may increase or decrease between the time it is displayed on the Site and the time when the item is placed in your shopping cart and the purchase is actually finalized. We make every effort to provide accurate information. On rare occasions, an item may be mispriced due to inaccurate information from our suppliers or due to a typographical error or other reason. We reserve the right to accept or decline, at our sole discretion, any order. We will notify you by email of any order that we cancel within 2 business days.
3. You must provide a name, valid e-mail address and other information necessary to register with the Service. You must have a residence in the United States to set up a valid account. The Site does not service Users outside of the United States. You agree to provide true and accurate information to register with the Service. You agree not to impersonate any person or entity or provide a false identity or attempt to manipulate identifiers to mislead or disguise the origin of any information used to access the Services. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Services upon the discovery that the information you provided is not complete or accurate.
4. We are not responsible for maintaining the security of your username and password. It is your responsibility to notify us if you believe your username or password have been compromised or used in an unauthorized manner. We assume no responsibility, liability or obligations for any loss or damage resulting from your failure to comply with the security of your username and/or password.
5. You are responsible for all activity and usage of the Service and for all content created on, posted to or accessed under your username and password.
6. You agree not to share your username and password with other people. Each user account may only be used by one person.
7. You are responsible for complying with all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws relating to your use of the Service. You may not violate any applicable law or regulation; post or transmit any materials that violate any applicable federal, state or local law.
8. We may modify, suspend or discontinue this Service at any time, for any reason, at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse Service to anyone for any reason at any time.
9. We do not warrant that the Service will be available to you on a continual twenty-four (24) hour basis, due to periodic maintenance or upgrade work or problems beyond our reasonable control.
10. The Site and the Service may contain links to and from other Internet sites that are owned and operated by third parties. Swarthmore College Bookstore has not reviewed all sites linked to us and does not imply an endorsement of any kind. We are not responsible for the contents of any such linked site, and the use of any such linked site is solely at your own risk.
GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE
1. You agree not to upload, post, e-mail or transmit otherwise any other unlawful unsolicited e-mail including “spam” to Swarthmore College Bookstore or any users of the Service.
2. You agree not to knowingly upload, post, e-mail or transmit otherwise any material that contains, software viruses, Trojan horses, worms, files or programs intended to interrupt, destroy, deface or limit the use, access or functionality of the website or the Service.
3. You agree not to upload, post, e-mail or transmit otherwise any material that is illegal, pornographic, abusive or obscene. We, in our sole discretion, may remove content and block user access to any content that we determine to be illegal, threatening, pornographic, abusive, obscene or in violation of another party's intellectual property.
4. You agree not to “reverse engineer,” change, modify, hack, make derivative works, exploit, or crack any portion of the website or the Service for any reason, and including without limitation, for the purposes of storing, licensing, sublicensing, selling, reselling, copying, duplicating, reproducing, distributing or making available to any third party.
5. You agree not to “crawl” or “spider” or release any automated software or service to obtain information stored, saved or contained on any of our web pages which are part of the Service. No materials from this Site or the Service may be copied, reproduced, transmitted, modified, republished or distributed in any form or by any means without our prior written permission.
6. You acknowledge, understand and agree that we cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is being transmitted over the Internet and through servers that are out of our control. We strive to protect your personal information but Swarthmore College Bookstore cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to our website or services. Any data transmissions you make over the internet are done at your own risk. Once we receive the data transmission, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security and privacy on our systems.
7. You acknowledge, understand and agree that we provide the Service to you “As Is” and “As Available” without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of availability, accuracy, reliability, timeliness, security, completeness or non-infringement. We also make no warranty that the Service will meet the user's requirements.
8. You recognize that the traffic of data through the Internet may cause delays during the download of information from the Swarthmore College Bookstore site and you shall not hold us liable for delays which are ordinary in the course of Internet use. You recognize that the site shall not be available on a continual twenty four (24) hour basis due to such delays and due to delays caused Swarthmore College Bookstore’s upgrading, modification, or standard maintenance of the Site.
11. You agree to receive administrative and legal notices about the Service electronically via e-mail, SMS messaging, or posting on the Website.
12. You agree by your use of the Website and the Service is a limited license terminable at any time by us and that you have no right, title, security or any other interest in the website or the Service or any of its source code or any other intellectual property related to the Website or the Service.
USE OF THE SERVICE
1. To use the Service you must have a valid credit card (acceptable to us) in order to pay us for the Service. We accept credit cards from American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa. For book rental transactions, the expiration date of your credit card must be at least 45 days past the Return Date for your rental book.
2. Services are paid for in advance of shipment to you. We will make reasonable efforts to process your transaction promptly. You agree that we are not responsible for credit card processing times.
3. We only accept online orders for delivery within the 48 contiguous states of the USA. All shipping charges that will be charged for a transaction will be clearly displayed during the checkout process. Orders to other destinations may be placed by phone so we can discuss shipping charges.
4. All prices and fees are exclusive of any taxes or duties imposed by taxing authorities. When applicable, taxes (such as sales tax) will be clearly displayed during the checkout process. You are responsible for the payment of all applicable taxes.
5. When you rent a book from Swarthmore College Bookstore, you hereby acknowledge and agree that the book remains the property of Swarthmore College Bookstore, and that we, as agent for our affiliate, may store your payment information for up to forty-five days beyond the Return Date of your End User Agreement. You also agree to any additional charges from us due to misuse of the Service, including, without limitation, charges for late fees, extension fees, fees for damaged rental books, fees to purchase your rented book, lost or stolen rental books, or books that are not returned to us.
6. If you wish to obtain a refund of a book—purchased or rented—you must return the book to us in its unused condition by the Return Date specified on the invoice. Please log in to your account on the Site for a complete disclosure of our returns policy. Contact the Swarthmore College Bookstore if you have questions about the return policy.
7. The Site offers Users the ability to search for required materials by course. Because these required materials are subject to change by the faculty member or institution, the Site may not always reflect the most current information. We are not responsible for any errors in the information provided through the course searches on the Site.