Terms and Conditions
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.
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 Galapagos Collection, Inc.. The collective work includes works that are licensed to Galapagos Collection, Inc.. Copyright 2003, Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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 Galapagos Collection, Inc. or purchasing Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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 Galapagos Collection, Inc. or to purchase Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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 Galapagos Collection, Inc.. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
Returns and Exchanges
Galapagos Boutique wants you to be 100% satisfied with your purchases. Our goal is to form a lasting relationship based on your satisfaction and trust.
Any item that is a thong style undergarment CANNOT be returned or exchanged.
IMPORTANT: Please DO NOT attempt to return items that have been WORN or WASHED. If we receive an item in used/worn/washed condition, it will be returned to you and we will charge you for the return shipping that is incurred.
You may return any item purchased at "LIST PRICE" for full refund, exchange or online credit within ninety (90) days of the purchase date. The refund amount will be for the list price of the product and will not include shipping charges. The item must be UNUSED/UNWORN, in the original packaging, and have all tags and materials intact and in resellable condition. Items that are returned and do not meet these conditions will not be accepted.
You may return any item purchased at "SALE PRICE", or offered at a discount, for exchange or ONLINE CREDIT ONLY within ninety (90) days of the original purchase.The credit amount will be for the sale price of the product and will not include shipping charges. The item must be UNUSED/UNWORN, in the original packaging, and have all tags and materials intact and in resellable condition. Items that are returned and do not meet these conditions will not be accepted.
Returns must be sent insured using a traceable carrier such as UPS with delivery confirmation. Damages or losses that occur during return shipping are the responsibility of the shipper.
Important note about exchanges. Although you are responsible for shipping charges incurred for sending the original item back to us, there will be NO SHIPPING CHARGE added when we ship your replacement item.
INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Due to increasing international shipping rates, we can no longer offer exchanges for orders outside of the United States.
SQUEEM RETURNS: Per the manufacturer's return policy, defective items
can be returned for replacement or refund within 30 days of purchase.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Galapagos Collection, Inc. used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Galapagos Collection, Inc.
This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Galapagos Collection, Inc. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Galapagos Collection, Inc. does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Galapagos Collection, Inc. does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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 Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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.
In the event that a Galapagos Collection, Inc. product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, Galapagos Collection, Inc. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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 canceled, Galapagos Collection, Inc. shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
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 Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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.
Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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 Galapagos Collection, Inc..
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of California, 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 Galapagos Collection, Inc. products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of Galapagos Collection, Inc. products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Galapagos Collection, Inc.'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. Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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 Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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.
Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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, Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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, Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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 Galapagos Collection, Inc. in its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Galapagos Collection, Inc., 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.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Galapagos Collection, Inc. may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Galapagos Collection, Inc., Galapagos Collection, Inc. has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Galapagos Collection, Inc.. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Galapagos Collection, Inc. 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).