Terms and Conditions of Use

You are advised to read the following Terms and Conditions of Use. These Terms and Conditions have been developed for your protection and the protection as well as BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. the site service provider. Your use of the site constitutes your agreement to the following terms and conditions. The following terms of use apply to all site users. All terms and conditions of use are subject to change at the discretion of BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC.

1. Use of Content

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. authorizes you to personally view the material contained on the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site and to download a single copy of such material for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that any downloaded copy includes the copyright notice, "Copyright 2002 BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. All rights reserved." and with any other copyright or proprietary rights notices that appear in the material copied. Consumers may not use site nor provide outside links to the site, for any personal or commercial purpose, including but not limited to, sale or trade of particular items or services.

The materials contained on BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. Ownership of the content belongs to BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. or its retail store customers, and to content providers to this site. Any use of the content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions of Use is a breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use and may be a violation of copyright, trademark and other laws. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions of Use are specifically reserved BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC.

If you violate these Terms and Conditions of Use, your authorization to BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site is automatically revoked and you must destroy any copies of the content that you have made.

2. Shopping Features

Consumers agree to pay for goods and services purchased via the internet with BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. and recognize that purchasing goods and services on line holds the same validity as if purchased in person from a bricks and mortar store.

While BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. provides state of the art security encryption devices, customer's e-mail may not be fully secured against interception. Customer agrees to hold BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. harmless from any and all liability for any reason whatsoever, including monetary issues, that may arise regarding any transaction that occurs between BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. and customer.


BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. collects financial information (like your account or credit card numbers where applicable) so you can order products from its store via their shop on-line service. Your billing information is only used by BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. or its other business partners to bill you for products and services they sell. It is privileged, confidential, encrypted, and held on a secure server, and will not be given to a third party except as required by law.

3. Privacy Policy

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. (your preferred store) respects and values your privacy. Although we will collect personal information from you, with your permission, only your name, your e-mail address, and your mailing address will be provided to your preferred store. No other personal information collected during your use of this site will be shared. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. will not, without permission, sell, disclose or provide ANY information, including your name, address, e-mail address or other personal information to any third party, unless required to do so by law.

Personal information collected from you is submitted with your knowledge and consent. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. will only use that information to provide a more customized service to you.

Should you choose to take advantage of the shop-on-line features of this Web Site, further information such as your credit card data for method of payment of goods and services may be necessary. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. as site service host, provide state of the art security and encryption devices to protect your payment information.

4.0 Security

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. works to protect the security of your information during transmission by using software, which encrypts information you input.  employees who handle customer data do not have access to your credit card details as this information is immediately encrypted after you execute the continue link at the bottom of the payment details section. In order to shop online, BELL'S MUSIC SHOP. INC. collects your name, address information, and credit card information, so that it can fulfill your order, as well as your contact information (e-mail and telephone) in case BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. needs to communicate with you regarding your order.

     BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. will reveal only the last four digits of your credit card number when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire encrypted credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing. To complete credit card transactions, BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. provides the following member information (name, billing address, credit card number, expiration date, and transaction amount) to the credit card processing company we use via secure communications pathways. 

     BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. has adopted these policies and procedures because (1) we cannot control the privacy practices and policies of other sites and (2) we want to protect your security and privacy during your visit to us.

5. Site Information

5.1 Choice/Opt-out

This site provides you the opportunity upon registration to opt-out to receiving communications from BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. or its content providers, its customers and advertisers.

This site also gives you the following methods to discontinue receiving future communications. You may utilize any of these options to indicate that you no longer wish to receive contact from BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC.
1. E-mail info@bellsmusicshop.com
2. Visit www.bellsmusicshop.com, and proceed to the My Account Section

5.2 Contact Us

To change or modify information you previously provided you can e-mail us (see step 1 below).

1. E-mail info@bellsmusicshop.com

 2. Visit www.bellsmusicshop.com, and proceed to the My Account Section

 3. Telephone: 817-337-7900

 

5.3 Children's Guidelines

This site does not solicit use by, or target as a user group, children under the age of 13 years. We do not collect information from any person we actually know is under the age of 13, that would make that child personally identifiable.

This site does not knowingly sell any products or services to children under the age of 18 years, nor does it specifically target any information towards children. We advise that if a parent feels that anything about this site is inappropriate for their child, they monitor the child's use of this site as they would all other Internet usage. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. always welcomes your input and comments. Please feel free to contact us. (See the Contact Us section above for details).

 
5.4 Cookies

Cookies are small bits of electronic information that allow a Web site to keep records of your site visits and personalize or customize the Web experience for you. This site does not use "cookies" to report on or track you when you leave this site.

We do use cookies to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Web site, to help identify visitors and to gather broad demographic information. We also use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save passwords so you do not have to re-enter them each time you visit this site.

Our site registration form requires you to provide contact information (like your name and e-mail address). BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. uses the contact information from the registration form to send you information about the company and promotional material from content providers and advertisers provided that you have given us permission to do so.

We collect financial information (like your account or credit card numbers where applicable) so you can order products from your preferred store or other BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. clients. Your billing information is used by BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. or other business partners to bill you for products and services they sell. It is privileged and confidential and will not be given to a third party except as required by law.


5.5 Links

Outside links are provided in limited circumstances where it is necessary to provide a balance of information and are for your information and perusal only. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. is not responsible for and neither endorses nor supports any products or services that you may find on these outside sites. Any data presented on these sites should be used at customer's discretion only. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. is not responsible for any results that may or may not occur regarding your use of any information, goods, or services posted on these sites. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. can not guarantee nor provide security surrounding your personal and confidential information while you are visiting these outside sites. In addition, some internal links may be required to support the functionality of BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. as site host and are not accessible by the community at large.

6. Advertising Standards

All advertising submitted to BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. must conform to ethical standards regarding, but not limited to the following:

  • Absolutely no material is permitted that is offensive in any way regarding race, religion, culture or gender.
  • Absolutely no sexually explicit material or material involving human or animal cruelty is allowed.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards for advertising however, we are not responsible for our advertisers, their products or services.

6.1 Advertising Claims

All advertiser claims regarding product testing must be verifiable. The advertiser must be able to substantiate and authenticate these claims to BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. and to site users upon request.

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. makes no warranty or guarantee for the accuracy of labeling, content, or quality of any products or services advertised on retailer's site.

6.2 Product Safety and Quality 

 Products for which advertising is accepted must be safe when used according to instructions. If product(s) are not intended for use by children, the advertising should not encourage or imply child-usage.

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. have no means of independently evaluating the safety or functionality of the products offered by its suppliers and affiliates and thus can neither endorse nor recommend products. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. makes every effort to receive a certification from its suppliers that (i) the product complies with all local, state, and federal regulatory requirements; (ii) every claim made on behalf of the product is adequately substantiated and information is readily available regarding such claims, and (iii) all adverse safety information is disclosed on product labeling.

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. requires that all of our advertisers can substantiate their claims of safety, wholeness, goodness and purity of product. However, we do not guarantee, warranty those claims, or any product or service advertised or discussed on our site.

7. Content Submittal Policy

You agree that you will not upload or transmit to the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site, its content providers, business associates, advertisers or users, any material that infringes or violates the rights of any party. If you submit any content or communication to the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site, you are agreeing that such content or communication is not confidential for any purpose. By making any submission to this site you are representing and warranting that you are the owner of the rights to the material submitted, and you are granting BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. a permanent, royalty-free, irrevocable, world-wide, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the content of the submission in any media, in any form or format, now available or developed in the future. If you are not the owner of the rights to the material submitted, you are representing and warranting that the person who owns such rights has granted the above-referenced rights to BELL'S MUSIC SHOP.

8. Etiquette

You agree, by your use of this site, to adhere to our standards of proper Net-etiquette. This includes, but is not limited to the standards listed below. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. prohibits the following actions in our public areas and reserves the right to remove any postings that violate them.

  • DO NOT use any explicit, vulgar, or obscene language.
  • DO NOT use any racially, ethnically, or socially offensive language.
  • DO NOT encourage, incite, or plot any illegal activity.
  • DO NOT verbally attack, harass, or otherwise annoy any other members.
  • DO NOT post or request personal information from anyone under 18.
  • DO NOT misrepresent yourself as part of the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. staff, or another organization to which you ARE NOT A MEMBER.
  • DO NOT post or link to sexually explicit or otherwise offensive material when participating in forums and chats and please stay on the topic.
  • IF YOU post messages on a public site area, you may be identifying yourself, and your personal information may be available to others without your permission.


9. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. its officers, principals, employees, agents, consultants, and information providers harmless from and against all claims, actions, demands, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including but not limited to reasonable attorney's fees and accounting fees resulting from, or alleged to have resulted from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

 
10. Limitation of Liability of BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC.

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. Your use of the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site and content is at your own risk. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. does not guarantee that the functions of this site will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that this site and server will be absolutely virus-free. Your use of this site involves transmission of data over facilities which are not within the control of BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. its content providers and advertisers. Therefore BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. assumes no liability for delay, corruption of data, interruption of service, or interception of data transmissions outside of its direct control.

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC., ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS, BUSINESS ASSOCIATES AND ADVERTISERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY THE LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS.

BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. makes no representations or warranties as to: (1) the accuracy, completeness, reliability or timeliness of the content, textual material, graphics, links, or data transmission capabilities provided by BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site; and (2) compliance with or satisfaction of any governmental regulations requiring disclosure of information concerning products or services offered by content providers or advertisers on the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site.

In no case shall BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. its content providers, business associates, advertisers or any third parties referred to on the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site be liable for any damages, including without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury or death, lost profits or damages from data loss or business interruption, resulting from the use or inability to use the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site or its content, whether based on contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not given notice of the possibility of such damages. BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. shall only be liable for actual damages suffered by you, and only to the maximum amount of $500 (U.S. currency). BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. assumes no liability for your use or misuse of the site, the content, the public areas of the site, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury or death. Any claim brought in relation to your use of the site, the content or the public areas of the site must be brought within one (1) year of the event from which the claim arises. The remedies set forth in these Terms and Conditions of Use are exclusive and limited to those expressly set forth.

Although the editors and content providers of this site have consulted sources believed to be reliable and accurate in assembling the content of this site, information provided may not be error-free. Listings of suppliers, professional associations, organizations, news, events and other material are intended to be comprehensive but not necessarily all-inclusive of information.

11. Dispute Resolution

If a dispute arises out of or relates to these Terms of Use, or the breach thereof, and if the dispute cannot be settled through negotiation, the parties agree first to try in good faith to settle the dispute by mediation administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Mediation Rules before resorting to arbitration, litigation, or some other dispute resolution procedure.

Unless arbitration is expressly prohibited by applicable statute, or limited as set forth below, any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use, or the breach thereof, shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules, including the Emergency Interim Relief Procedures, by an arbitrator or arbitrators selected in accordance with such rules, as the exclusive remedy in any such dispute. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Arbitration shall occur in Malvern, Pennsylvania, and shall be governed by both the procedural and substantive law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without giving effect to the principle of conflict of laws, unless specifically preempted by the United States Arbitration Act. Each party to the arbitration shall bear its own costs and attorneys' fees, with the costs of the arbitration being divided equally among the parties.

Notwithstanding the arbitration provision above, BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. may avail themselves of the full range of remedies available to them, either individual or together, in connection with any violation of its respective intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, temporary and permanent injunctive relief, and actions for damages in either state or federal courts, as applicable. If such judicial proceedings are instituted, the parties agree that such proceedings will not be stayed or delayed pending the outcome of any arbitration proceeding under this Agreement. In such judicial proceedings, the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of attorneys' fees and litigation costs, including those at the trial court and all appellate court levels, against the losing party.


12. Governing Law/Jurisdiction

By use of this site, you agree that exclusive venue for resolution of any disputes between you and BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. at 536 B Keller Pkwy, shall be in the county and state wherein BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. is located, or in the United States District Court for the District and Division that governs BELL'S MUSIC SHOP's location. Your use of this site and all relations between you and BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. shall be governed by the laws of the State of TX except where specifically preempted by federal law.

13. Complete Agreement

Except as expressly set forth within any separate notice contained in the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site or any other written agreement between you, BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. these Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. regarding the use of the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site and content. These Terms and Conditions of Use may be modified at any time, with or without advance notice. By your continued use of the BELL'S MUSIC SHOP, INC. site, you agree to monitor these Terms and Conditions of Use for any changes, and that such changes will be binding upon you. No waiver, whether express or found to exist as a matter of law, shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or of any other term or condition.

If any term or condition set forth herein is found to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect.

 









 

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