Last Updated: April 12, 2020
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We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify all or a portion of these Terms at any time without further notice and without incurring any liability or obligation. If we do this, we will post the changes to these Terms on the Website and will indicate at the top of this page the date these Terms were last revised. Your continued access to and/or use of the Website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of, and agreement to be legally bound by these Terms as revised. It is your sole responsibility to regularly check the Website to determine if there have been any changes to these Terms and to review such changes.
1. USING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES
B. Password and Security
You are responsible for maintaining confidentiality regarding your account and password. In the event of a security breach, you must notify us of any unauthorized use of your account.
C. User Submissions and User-Generated Content
You are responsible for any content you create or submissions you submit to the Website. Once published, it may not be withdrawn except with our permission, which is decided on a case-by-case basis. You own all rights to your content, but you grant us and our affiliates, representatives, sublicenses, assigns and business partners (where applicable) an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid license (sublicensable through multiple tiers) throughout the world to use, distribute, syndicate, license, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform, create derivative works, and publicly display your content and submissions (in whole or in part) in any format or medium now known or later developed; including commercial purposes. We reserve the right to display advertisements with user submissions and to use user submissions for advertising and promotional purposes without any compensation to you. Your content/ submissions must be your own and not violate another’s copyright. You may not use the Website as a method of advertisement or spam, except for promotional opportunities (such as a link back to your Website) as permitted by us on a case-by-case basis.
We do not own, endorse, or otherwise agree with any user-generated content or submissions. You will be liable if your content violates any applicable law or regulation, such as information that is defamatory, false, or fraudulent, violates any third-party right (such as copyright, patent, trade secret, trademark, and so forth), includes illegal hate speech/pornography, exploitation of minors.
All content and materials provided on the Website is intended for general information, general discussion, education, and entertainment purposes only. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED "AS IS," AND YOUR USE OR RELIANCE ON SUCH MATERIALS ARE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
"SKINSKOOL", "SKINSKOOL Beauty", "Stella", "The Counter", "Beauty Blinds", "skinskoolbeauty.com", "Skincare Compare", "beautyblinds.com", "Scoop The Dupe" and other marks (including graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names) indicated on our Website and other Services are trademarks or trade dress of SKINSKOOL in Canada, the United States and other countries ("Trademarks"). SKINSKOOL's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not SKINSKOOL’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits SKINSKOOL or the Website. All other trademarks not owned by SKINSKOOL that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by SKINSKOOL.
The Trademarks on this Website are protected from copying or reproduction under national and international trademark and copyright laws and nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right. Therefore the use of the Trademarks is strictly prohibited.
Your Use of this Website and Any Materials, Products, Samples, information Derived from this Website is at Your Own Risk.
We provide all of our Website content for general entertainment and information purposes only. The content constitutes the opinions of its author only. Unless otherwise specified, authors are not medical professionals or certified experts in their field. You should never substitute information from this Website for information obtained from a licensed professional.
Neither SKINSKOOL, any of its agents, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Website is liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of your access to, or use of, this Website, any material from this Website, or any products offered on this Website. Without limiting the foregoing, this Website, the material provided on this Website, and the products offered on this Website, are provided "AS IS" WITHOUT GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
ANY PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES DESCRIBED ON THE WEBSITE ARE OFFERED IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE THEY MAY BE LEGALLY OFFERED FOR SALE. THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE IS NOT AN OFFER OR SOLICITATION BY ANYONE IN ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH AN OFFER OR SOLICITATION CANNOT LEGALLY BE MADE, OR TO ANY PERSON TO WHOM IT IS UNLAWFUL TO MAKE A SOLICITATION.
SKINSKOOL WILL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM, CONNECTED WITH, OR RELATING TO THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SKINSKOOL HAS ENTERED INTO THIS AGREEMENT WITH YOU AND MAKES THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES AVAILABLE TO YOU, IN RELIANCE UPON THE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY AND THE DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH HEREIN, AND THAT THE SAME FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND SKINSKOOL. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY AND THE DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH HEREIN WILL SURVIVE, AND CONTINUE TO APPLY IN THE CASE OF A FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OR BREACHES, THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF CONTRACT, THE FAILURE OF ANY EXCLUSIVE REMEDY, OR TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.
4. COMMERCIAL USE
We retain all rights to our content. Any unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, posting, transmitting, or duplicating of any of the material is prohibited without express written permission from the Website. You may not reverse engineer, disassemble, or decompile software, applications, or source code (except where expressly permitted by law) the Website or Service. To obtain permission to copy portions of the Website, please submit your request to email@example.com.
5. INFORMATION AND PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS
The Website may make available certain data, news, research, statistics, stories, photographs and opinions or other information (collectively "Information") that it has prepared itself or that has been independently obtained by other services and individuals, including news wires, statistics providers, journalists, authors and other providers (collectively the "Information Providers"). We do not guarantee or certify the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correct sequencing of the Information made available through the Website or Services, the Information Providers or any other third party transmitting the Information (the "Information Transmitters"). You agree that neither SKINSKOOL, the Information Providers nor the Information Transmitters shall be liable in any way for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correct sequencing of the Information, or for any decision made or action taken by you relying upon the Information. You understand that none of the Information available through the Website constitutes a recommendation or solicitation to take or not take any particular action.
Further, SKINSKOOL does not warrant that product descriptions on the Website are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. If a product itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it promptly to the manufacturer.
6. THE COUNTER
The purpose of The Counter is to provide an area for discussion between the authors, you, and the users. We will delete your comment and you may be blocked from the Website if we determine, in our sole discretion that you are not conducting yourself in a manner respectful of others.
7. SKINCARE COMPARE
Again, the purpose of SKINSKOOL and the Skincare Compare algorithm is to provide content for general entertainment only. The content constitutes the opinions of its author. As outlined above, the author(s) is/are not a medical professional nor a certified expert in the field of cosmetic chemistry or dermatology. You should never substitute information from SKINSKOOL for information obtained from a licensed professional. The information provided by SKINSKOOL may be changed without notice. While we try to refresh SKINSKOOL on a regular basis, it is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date.
8. BEAUTY BLINDS
The purpose of Beauty Blinds is to provide content for general entertainment only. The content constitutes the opinions of the users only. You agree that by ordering a Beauty Blinds package you understand and acknowledge that the products you receive are samples of a brand name skincare product and that the said products to be used as samples have been removed from the original brand packaging and placed into separate Beauty Blinds containers by SKINSKOOL or a third party that we appoint. You understand, acknowledge and fully accept any and all risks with respect to using the products in any way including but not limited to allergies or skin sensitivities. You agree that, in accordance with the DISCLAIMER section above, SKINSKOOL WILL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM, CONNECTED WITH, OR RELATING TO THE BEAUTY BLINDS SAMPLES.
Without limiting the generality of these Terms, we reserve the right to limit or refuse any order you place with us. Further, we reserve the right to verify the validity of all orders and cancel any order if we find evidence of fraud, tampering and/or any other violation of these Terms. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. We also reserve the right, in our discretion, not to ship items ordered or purchased through the Website to certain addresses. In the event that we are unable to or choose not to ship an item, you will be notified accordingly and the amount for that item charged in relation to your order will be reduced accordingly.
The Website may display advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with your content. We reserve the right to display advertisements with user submissions and to use user submissions for advertising and promotional purposes without any compensation to you. Advertisements and sponsorships are clearly indicated.
10. LINKS FROM THE WEBSITE
Any links to other sites from the Website are provided for your convenience only. This includes links to third parties contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements, affiliate and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them, including purchases made in such sites. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites. Please review carefully the third-party’s policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.
The purchase, payment, warranty, guarantee, delivery, maintenance, and all other matters concerning the merchandise, services or information, opinion or advice ordered or received from such businesses are solely between you and such businesses. We do not endorse, warrant, or guarantee such products, information, or services. We will not be a party to or in any way responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of such products, services, or information, or for ensuring the confidentiality of your transactions.
11. THIRD PARTY AFFILIATE LINKS
We are an informational website that receives a commission, fee, and/or other compensation on some purchases made through or linked from the Website. Specifically, as a participant in the Amazon.com Services LLC Associates Program, we earn fees by linking to amazon.com and affiliated sites on qualifying purchases.
12. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICES
We may modify or discontinue the Website and Services or any part thereof with or without notice to you. Your agreement to the Terms indicates your agreement that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party should we exercise our right to modify or discontinue the Website or Service.
We may terminate your access to the Service or close your registered account(s) at any time, without notice. WE ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD-PARTY FOR THE REMOVAL OF YOUR ACCESS, INCLUDING RELATED USER-GENERATED CONTENT AND SUBMISSIONS.
We reserve the right to charge fees for access to the Website or Service, any feature or set of features, additional content, or other new developments in the future at any time. You will not be charged for access without your agreement to pay such fees, but your decision not to pay the fees may result in loss of access to paid-content and paid-features/Services. You will agree to pay fees when you sign-up for fee-based Services, which will clearly indicate any additional payment terms and conditions.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us, employees, vendors, licensees, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, consultants, and agents harmless from any claim or demand, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your beach of the Terms. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of such claim.
16. APPLICABLE LAW
You agree that the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada govern any use of this Website, without regard to rules relating to conflict of laws, including with regard to any dispute arising out of your use of this Website or material from this Website. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply. The courts of the Province of Ontario shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims.
17. SEVERED PROVISIONS AND ENTIRE AGREEMENT
If any provision of this agreement is unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
18. CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of the above, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us in Toronto at +1 647 494 3060.
Last Updated: November 15, 2018
1. What Information Do We Collect About Our Customers?
The information we learn from customers helps us enhance and personalize the Website and the Services we offer. We gather the following types of information:
Information You Give Us. We receive and may store any information you enter on our Website or provide us in any other way (e.g., by telephone). This may include information you provide when you register as a member, engage in transactions, search, contact customer service, or participate in contests, promotions, surveys, forums, content submissions, chats, bulletin boards, discussion groups, requests for suggestions or other features or Service offered by us.
Automatic Information. We automatically receive and may store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, as most websites do, we use "cookies" and other technologies to obtain certain types of information when your computer, mobile phone or other device (each, a "Device") accesses our Website. A third party service provider will compile and analyze this information on both a personal and an aggregated basis, and it may include the website's Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") that you just came from, which URL you go to next, what browser you are using, your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, and other various technical and demographic data. Other examples of automatic information we may collect are purchase history, products viewed or searched for, visits to certain pages, page interaction information and the phone number you used to call our phone number. We may associate the information we store in cookies with personally identifiable information you submit while on our Website. During some visits, we may also collect technical information to help us identify your Device for fraud prevention purposes.
3. We Share Customer Information with Third Parties Only as Follows:
From time to time, we might establish a business relationship with other persons or entities whom we believe are trustworthy and whom we have asked to confirm that their privacy policies are substantially consistent with ours. These are known as our Select Partners. In such cases, we might share and cross-reference information, including personal information about you that will enable such persons or entities to contact you regarding products and services that may be of interest to you. We may also combine your personal information with publicly available information and information we receive from or cross-reference with our Select Partners and others. We use that combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with you about our products and Services that may be of interest to you and for further promotional purposes.
Promotional Offers. We periodically provide you with information about third party products and services we believe will be of interest to you along with opportunities to participate in offers and/or promotions on behalf of other businesses.
Reviews/Sharing/Testimonials. If you share any information from our Website, your comments and information may in turn be posted on our Website, as well as on a partners' network site that shares information with other shopping communities. Again, note that these third party sites' privacy policies govern the collection and use of the information collected on those sites. You should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit can be read, collected or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums. When seeking or receiving customer testimonials or feedback, we disclose that we may post their first name along with all or a portion of their testimonial on the Website unless they inform us otherwise by following the instructions we provide.
4. How Secure Is the Personal Information Collected?
We have implemented physical, organizational, contractual and technological security measures to protect your personal information from loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
The Website and Services are not intended for users under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. If you are under 18, you must obtain authorization from a parent or guardian to use the Website or Service. If you have been terminated or banned, you may not use the Website or Service.
Merger/Sale. In the event that our Website, all or substantially all of the respective assets, or a line of business of our Website, is acquired, individually identifying information of our members may be one of the assets sold in connection with that transaction, without notice to you or your consent. We will notify users of the Website of such a change in ownership or transfer of assets by posting a notice on the Website.
Bankruptcy. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred or used. Therefore, you should know that in such event, your personal information may be treated like any other asset of SKINSKOOL, and sold, transferred or shared with third parties, or used in ways not contemplated or permitted hereunder, without notice to you or your consent.
Protection of SKINSKOOL and Others. We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law and/or a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on SKINSKOOL; enforce or apply our Terms and other agreements; or protect the rights, property or safety of SKINSKOOL, our Website users or others.
7. Contact Us
The SKINSKOOL Team