Welcome to Vepublic and our Terms and Conditions (these “Terms”). These Terms apply to the website located at Vepublic.com, any mobile applications, and any other websites or applications associated with Vepublic products that direct the viewer or user to these Terms (collectively, the "Site"). In these Terms, the terms “Vepublic,” “we,” “our,” and “us” refer to Vepublic Group, Inc. and any of its respective subsidiaries and affiliated companies.
Your access to and use of the Site is conditioned on your acceptance of and full compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Site. By accessing or using the Site in any capacity you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of these Terms then you should promptly discontinue access or use of the Site.
ANY USE OF THE SITE NOT SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED UNDER THESE TERMS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
ARBITRATION NOTICE: EXCEPT IF YOU OPT-OUT AND EXCEPT FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF DISPUTES DESCRIBED IN THE ARBITRATION SECTION PROVIDED BELOW, YOU AGREE THAT DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND VEPUBLIC WILL BE RESOLVED BY BINDING, INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION AND THAT YOU WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT OR CLASS-WIDE ARBITRATION OF ANY KIND.
USE OF SITE
By downloading, accessing or using the Site, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age. The Site is not intended for users under 18 years of age. You hereby affirmatively represent that (1) you are at least 18 years of age; (2) you have the consent of your parent(s) to use the Site if you are under 18 years of age; (3) you have all the applicable rights and authority to grant Vepublic the rights granted in these Terms; and (4) you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you are not at least the 18 years of age, do not have parental consent, or you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of these Terms, you may not use the Site. You also agree to abide by all applicable local, state, and national laws and regulations with respect to your use of the Site. You further represent you shall at all times provide true, accurate, current, and complete information when submitting information to Vepublic. If you register for an account on the Site, you may be required to designate an email address and password, and there may be additional requirements as designated by Vepublic from time to time. You agree to assume all responsibility concerning your use of the Site, including all activity occurring through your Site account(s).
You understand and accept that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, audio, video, message or other material appearing on this Site (collectively, “Content”) are owned by Vepublic or it’s licensors. You are expressly prohibited from using any Content without the express written consent of Vepublic or its licensors. Except as otherwise stated in these Terms, none of the material may be reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or copied in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of Vepublic, and/or the appropriate licensor. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute, and download the materials on this Site solely for personal, non-commercial use provided that you make no modifications to the materials and that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials are retained. You may not, without Vepublic’s express written permission, 'mirror' any material contained on this Site or any other server. Any permission granted under these Terms terminates automatically without further notice if you breach any of the above terms. Upon such termination, you agree to immediately destroy any downloaded and/or printed materials. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this Site may violate domestic and/or international copyright laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
CHANGE IN TERMS
Vepublic reserves the right to update, change, modify or otherwise alter these Terms at any time with or without notice. Any access or use of the Site by you after the changes are in effect shall constitute and be deemed your agreement to the updated Terms. If you do not want to be bound by these Terms, do not use or access any part of the Site. Vepublic may terminate your right to access or use the Site or any portion thereof without notice and at any time for any reason. In the event of such termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Site, and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to the Content, and the disclaimers, indemnities, and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms, shall each survive such termination.
SUBMISSION OF CONTENT
For any content you provide to Vepublic, on or by the Site, or otherwise disclose, submit or offer in connection with your use of this Site or other websites such as Facebook or Instagram that may interact with this Site, including comments, ideas, images, photographs, video clips, audio clips, graphics, tags, data, materials, information, and other submissions, including submissions with any of Vepublic’s published hashtags (collectively, 'User Content'), you specifically grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, fully paid up, worldwide license (but not the obligation) to use any User Content that you post on or in connection with Vepublic (“IP License”).
You understand and agree that it is your obligation to make sure the User Content you submit to the Site must not violate the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s). You also understand and agree that User Content you submit to the Site must not be and will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material in Vepublic’s sole discretion.
COMMUNICATIONS TO YOU
You agree that Vepublic may send electronic mail to you for the purpose of advising you of changes or additions to this Site, about any of Vepublic's products, services or promotions, or for such other purpose(s) as Vepublic deems appropriate.
All purchases made through the Site are subject to our review and acceptance. This means that we may refuse to accept or may cancel any transaction, in our sole discretion, and without liability to you or any third party. The Site does not permit orders from dealers, wholesalers, or other customers who intend to resell items offered on the Website. Vepublic expressly conditions its acceptance of your order on your agreement to these Terms, and to all additional terms and conditions that are provided to you on the Site that govern your purchases. By placing orders through the Site, you agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information. Vepublic reserves the right without prior notice to discontinue or change specifications and prices offered on and outside of the site without incurring any obligation to you. Prices and availability are subject to change without prior notice, and Vepublic reserves the right to revoke any offer to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions.
You have 21 days from purchase date to return an item. Unless marked “final sale” there are no restocking fees for returns and return shipping is free. Any returns received postmarked after 21 days from the purchase date will be charged a 50% restocking fee or automatically reshipped to the customer upon receipt at our facilities. Items marked as “final sale” are non-returnable.
All items returned must be unworn, unwashed, in new condition with the original tags attached. Items must be free of stains, makeup, deodorant or wear of any kind. Bodysuits, swimwear and undergarments are non-returnable.
All returns will be processed within 3-4 business days from receipt. Refunds will be credited to the original form of payment used to make the purchase. Refunds will post to the corresponding bank within 5-10 business days of the refund being processed.
Damaged, defective or incorrect items must be reported within three days of delivery by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Items not reported within three days will not be eligible for a refund.
Vepublic reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and monitors returns to identify potential misuse or abuse of our return policies.
When you make a purchase through our Site, you authorize us or our third party payment processor to charge your payment method for any such purchases, plus any applicable taxes and other charges that may be accrued by or in connection with your purchase. You are responsible for the timely payment of all fees and for providing a valid method of payment. All prices, fees and any applicable taxes and other charges are payable in U.S. dollars. When you initiate a purchase transaction via the Site, you will be asked to provide customary billing information such as your name, billing address, and credit card information. You may also need to provide additional information to verify your identity before completing your transaction. If you are completing the purchase using a third party payment processor, that processor’s terms and conditions apply to your payment transaction.
CONTESTS AND PROMOTIONS
Any contests or promotions described or posted on the Site shall be governed by the rules regulating that event. Vepublic reserves the right to refuse, suspend, or revoke contests and promotional offers at anytime.
Gift cards, both physical and digital, are only redeemable if purchased through the Site or an Authorized Vepublic reseller. We take no responsibility for gift cards purchased from unauthorized resellers and reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or hold gift cards and orders for suspected fraud, for cards mistakenly issued in an incorrect denomination or for other violations of gift card policies.
You may be eligible for a referral credit when you share your personalized referral link and the referred customer completes his or her first purchase. To qualify for the credit, the referred customer must click on the referrer’s unique link, create a new Account, and place an order via the Site. Referral credit is granted as store credit to the referrer’s account once all items in the referred customer’s first order have shipped. The credit is non-transferable. We reserve the right to review, investigate, and remove referral credit as well as suspend users or accounts in instances we identify behavior we believe to be abusive, fraudulent, or not aligned with the spirit of the program, such as (a) attempts to gain credit through self-referral by opening multiple accounts using different email addresses; (b) by adding identical payment methods to multiple accounts; (c) credit gained by referring customers through paid advertising, sponsored links, posting to commercial sites; (d) spamming; or (e) any methods deemed illegal under the Federal Trade Commission’s endorsement rules and regulations. We reserve the right to suspend our referral program at any time. If we remove the links to your referral codes, you may not receive referral credit for new referrals completing their first purchases with us anymore.
Vepublic monitors returns to identify potential misuse or abuse of our return policies. We flag customers who meet our criteria for excessive returns. Customers who are flagged may be subject to our review, and revocation of standard customer return policies. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
To the extent that this Site contains links to outside services and resources, the availability and content of which Vepublic does not control, any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link included on the Site, should be directed to the particular outside service or resource. Vepublic has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services.
From time to time there may be information on the Site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to product descriptions or availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice, including after you have submitted your order. Price and availability information contained on this site is subject to change without notice. Vepublic shall not be bound by any errors or omissions in posting product information or prices with respect to any products or services offered on the Site. All materials and information presented by Vepublic on the Site are intended to be used for informational purposes only.
THIS SITE AND ALL CONTENTS OF THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS' BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, BY YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, THAT YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR REPAIRS OF ANY EQUIPMENT YOU USE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OUR SITE, AND THAT VEPUBLIC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.
SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAW, INCLUDING WITH RESPECT TO LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR NON-WAIVABLE STATUTORY RIGHTS UNDER NEW CALIFORNIA LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL VEPUBLIC OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS OR AGENTS (A) BE LIABLE TO THE USER WITH RESPECT TO USE OF THE SITES, THE CONTENT OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY A USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM VEPUBLIC), OR ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURES, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, FRAUD, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO VEPUBLIC’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES; AND (B) BE LIABLE TO THE USER FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOST PROFITS, LOSS, THEFT OR CORRUPTION OF USER INFORMATION, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITES OR ANY OF THEIR FEATURES. THE USER’S SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USE OF THE SITES.
You agree to indemnify and hold Vepublic (and its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures, shareholders and employees) harmless from any claim or demand, as well as losses, expenses, damages and costs, resulting from any violation of these Terms, your use of the Site, or any activity related to your Account, including any negligent or wrongful conduct.
ARBITRATION OPT OUT
You have the right to opt out of binding arbitration within thirty (30) days of the date you first became subject to these Terms by writing to: Vepublic Group Inc., Attn: General Counsel, 1212 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. In order to be effective, the opt out notice must include your full name and clearly indicate your intent to opt out of binding arbitration.
TIME LIMITATION ON CLAIMS
You agree that any claim you may have arising out of or related to your relationship with Vepublic must be filed within one year after such claim arose; otherwise, your claim is permanently barred.
GOVERNING LAW & VENUE
These Terms and your access to and use of the Site shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflict of law rules or principles (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. Any Dispute between the parties that is not subject to arbitration or cannot be heard in small claims court, shall be resolved in the state or federal courts of the State of California and the United States, respectively, sitting in the State of California, County of San Francisco.
WAIVER OF RIGHTS
If any provision of these Terms is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable during arbitration or by a court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Vepublic’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. No waiver of any of these Terms will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.
All materials on the Site, as well as the organization and layout of the Site, are owned and copyrighted or licensed by Vepublic Group Inc, its corporate affiliates or its third-party vendors. No reproduction, distribution, or transmission of the copyrighted materials on the Site is permitted without the written permission of Vepublic. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Vepublic.
Vepublic is a registered trademark, service mark, and/or trade name of Vepublic Group, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, and trade names contained in the Site are the properties of the respective owners. Vepublic disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks, service marks and trade names other than its own. No use of these marks may be made without the prior written authorization of Vepublic, except as necessary to accurately identify the products or services of Vepublic.
Vepublic may at any time assign this Agreement and its rights and obligations hereunder in whole, or in part, to any corporation or other entity with or into which Vepublic may hereafter merge or consolidate or to which the Vepublic may transfer all or some of its assets.
These Terms constitute the entire and exclusive understanding and agreement between you and Vepublic regarding the Site. These Terms supersede and replace any and all prior oral or written understandings or agreements between Vepublic and you regarding the Site. If any provision of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, either by an arbitrator appointed pursuant to the terms of the Arbitration section above or by court of competent jurisdiction, but only if you timely opt out of arbitration by sending us an opt-out email in accordance with the terms set forth above, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect. You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without Vepublic’s prior written consent. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, will be null. Vepublic may freely assign or transfer these Terms without restriction. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please email us at email@example.com, call us at 888-502-6250 or write to us at 1212 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, CA 94596.