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Welcome to the Lightingchampion.com Web site.

  Please review the following Lightingchampion.com(Seller) Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before using this website.  They contain very important information about customer’s(Buyer’s) rights and obligations as well as limitations and exclusions that may apply to customer.  Customer’s use of this website indicates customer have read, accepted and have agreed to be bound by these terms of use.  These terms of sale are subject to modification without prior notice and at any time in seller’s sole discretion and other applicable law.  Therefore customer should be sure to review these Terms of Use each time customer log in Seller’s website.

1) Products

  Seller may discontinue, replace or modify any product listed on the website at any time without notice.  And also Seller reserves the right to refuse and/or limit service, (including product quantity), without prior notification to any customer prior to delivery.

2) Price
  The prices showed on the website are not included sales taxes and shipping/handling fees.  Additional shipping costs to customers outside of the 48 contiguous United States and applicable sales tax will be added to Buyer’s total invoice price.  Seller’s goal is a 100% error-free Site.  If product price errors are discovered, they are promptly corrected on Seller’s systems, and the corrected price will apply.  We will notify Customer if Customer’s order includes items that were incorrectly priced.  Buyers of incorrectly priced products that have not been delivered will be notified of the error, and will have the opportunity to cancel or amend their order.

3) Orders
  Orders are not binding upon until seller accepted.  Seller reserves the right, without prior notification, to limit the order quantity on any item and/or refuse service to any customer.  Verification of information may be required prior to the acceptance of any order.

4) Payment
  Payment can be made with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit cards.  Customer’s credit card will be charged once Customer’s order is shipped for delivery.  We also accept Purchase Orders from customers who have received our credit approval. 

5) Sales Tax
  Customer is responsible for the payment of any state and local sales or use taxes that may apply to Customer’s order.  The sales tax is calculated based on the full invoice price, and may include charges for shipping and handling if required by law.  By law, Currently, Lightingchampion.com must collect sales tax for orders shipped to the states of New York.

6) Shipping Freight Charges
  A reasonable S&H charge applies to all orders.  You can see the freight when you place an order or we will contact you via e-mail with a shipping quote after you place an order for .  For orders shipped outside the 48 contiguous states and orders shipped via upgraded services (Next Day, 2nd Day, etc),  an additional S&H charges will be applied.  S&H charges along with any charged Freight are non-refundable in occurrences where Lightingchampion.com has made no error in merchandizing or shipping.  Your credit card is not going to be charged before we ship the item you ordered.     

7) Delivery
  If Customer order by 2 p.m. Eastern time, the in-stock items ordered will be shipped that day (Monday through Friday delivery days) via ground transportation to most locations.  Upgraded shipping services (Next Day, 2nd Day) are available at an additional charge.   In the event only some of the product is in stock at the time an order is placed, the available product will be shipped at first and the backorder will ship via Ground service when stock is replenished.   While Lightingchampion.com will make every reasonable effort to ship Customer’s orders on time, Lightingchampion.com is not responsible or liable for any delay in receiving or completing Customer’s order that is caused by an event beyond Lightingchampion.com reasonable control.   Such events may include, but are not limited to, fire, flood, accident, strike, riot, civil commotion, act of God, war or other hostilities, acts or omissions of carriers, transmitters, phone companies, Internet Service Providers or Internet backbone providers or a failure, interruption or delay of the server or this Site caused by an event outside the direct control of Lightingchampion.com, including without limitation, power outages or attacks on this Site such as by persons known as "hackers."

8) Typographical Errors
  In the event that a Lightingchampion.com product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, Lightingchampiong.com reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Lightingchampion.com reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and Customer’s credit card charged. If Customer’s credit card has already been charged for the purchase and Customer’s order is cancelled, Lightingchampion.com shall issue a credit to Customer’s credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.

9) Return & Restocking Policy

* Please note that any returns made without a RMA will not be accepted.
  Lightingchampion.com stands behind its products and will issue a refund, replacement or credit if Customer is not satisfied with Customer’s purchase and notify us within 14 days of the original invoice date for non-defective product.  Please inspect all products upon the receipt.  Thereafter, all sales are final.    All returns require a RMA(Return Material Authorization, click on this if you need an RMA).   All items must be returned in “as new”, condition in the original packaging and have all accessories, blank warranty cards and owners manuals.   A Restocking Charge of 35% will apply to all items returned where Lightingchampion.com has made no error in merchandizing or shipping.   Refunds will be made by original method of payment.   All returns must arrive in its original packaging and all freight charges for the return of goods are to be paid by the customer.

For return or order cancellation of special order items, they will be charged up to 65% restock fee.   The amount is determined by the manufacturer/supplier of the product.    Also some special order items or customer made item returns will not be accepted.    If you are not certain about the product to order, please contact us so that we assist you in making the proper selection.

 

10) International Shipments
  When you place an international order, we will contact you via e-mail with a shipping quote after you place an order.  Or you could contact us directly via e-mail (or fax/phone) for any quotation.  When you e-mail us for any quotation, include you name, shipping address, daytime phone number and the items you would like quoted.  We will reply via e-mail with a quote.  For customers seeking to have bulbs delivered to all other countries, Lightingchampion.com will ship via DHL, UPS, FedEx or through a U.S.-based "Freight Forwarder" of the customer's choosing.    Additional shipping charges will be applied.   The customer is responsible for payment of taxes, duties, tariffs and any other charges levied by government agencies.  Payment must be made in full using a credit card or bank transfer at the time of shipment.   Title and risk of loss of the products pass to the customer upon delivery at the "Freight Forwarder”.  Please note that all sales on international orders are final.  We do not accept returns on sales made to international addresses with the exception of Puerto Rico, Canada, US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, FPO and APO Addresses.

11) Mistaken and Damaged Shipments
  Lightingchampion.com will replace the order and refund any applicable shipping costs if we made an error with Customer’s order.   Please note any obvious damage or shortage while applying Customer’s signature at the time of delivery and make all claims for replacement or credit within 14 days of delivery.  To return any mistaken or damaged item, please call 347-840-0809 to obtain a Returned Material Authorization (RMA).   For damaged orders, keep the original box and all packaging materials for possible inspection by the carrier and/or return to Lightingchampion.com.    Lightingchampion.com may at any time limit the number of delivery attempts based on unfavorable delivery history resulting from, but not limited to, damage, loss, or theft.

12) Severability
  If any provision of these Terms of Sale are held illegal, unenforceable or in conflict with any law by a cSeller’st of competent jurisdiction or arbitral tribunal, such provision shall be deemed severed from these Terms of Use and the validity of the remainder of these Terms of Sale shall not be affected thereby.

13) Governing Law
  These Terms of Sale shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts applicable to contracts made and to be enforced wholly within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

14) Arbitration
  Any dispute or disagreement arising out of these Terms of Sale, or breach thereof, shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") under its Commercial Arbitration Rules, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any cSeller’st having jurisdiction thereof.  Such arbitration shall be held in Boston or Worcester, Massachusetts.

15) Jurisdiction and Venue
  Customer and Lightingchampion.com (collectively the "Parties" individually a "Party") irrevocably agree that any legal action, suit or proceeding brought by it in any way arising out of these Terms of Sale must be brought solely and exclusively in the federal or state Seller’s of the Commonwealth of New York, and irrevocably accept and submits to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of each of the aforesaid Seller’s in person, generally and unconditionally with respect to any action, suit or proceeding brought by it or against it by the other Party.

16) Waivers and Amendments
  The waiver by either Party of any provision of these Terms of Sale on any occasion and upon any particular circumstances shall not operate as a waiver of such provision of these Terms of Sale on any other occasion or upon any other circumstances.  These Terms of Sale may be waived or amended only in a writing signed by the Parties.

17) Limitation of Liability
  To the maximum extent allowed by law, Lightingchampion.com shall not be liable for any special, consequential, exemplary or incidental damages (Including lost or anticipated revenues or profits relating to the same), arising from any claim relating to these terms of sales, this site, the catalog, product(s) or order(s), whether such claim is based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence or strict liability) or otherwise.  In no event will the collective liability of Lightingchampion.com exceed the amount customer have paid to the company for the applicable order or product out of which liability arose.   These limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any remedy.  Some states and/or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to customer.

18) Warranties
  All products are sold “as is,” and Lightingchampion.com disclaims all warranties of any kind relating to the products or use thereof, express or implied, including warranties of merchant ability, non-infringement, title or fitness for a particular purpose.  Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of certain implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to customer.