We think this policy stuff is a bit boring, too, but we had to write it like this to avoid any confusion. So, truck on through - we know you'll make it to the end!
This website, located at www.thebeehiveatl.com or any of our affiliated sites including mobile and/or Internet applications or "apps" (collectively, the "Site"), is provided by Beehive Atlanta I, LLC. ("the beehive," "beehive," "we," "our," or "us") to the person accessing this Site ("you," "your").
1. You Agree to These Terms by Using This Site
2. Permitted Use of the Site; Termination
The information and materials on this Site are provided for general informational purposes. You may use this site solely for the purpose of learning about and/or purchasing from the beehive or its services and products. You may not use, reproduce, or distribute the text, graphics, downloads, tools, or any other content on this Site for any other purpose. This site is not directed at children and you may not use this site if you are under the age of thirteen.
Termination of your beehive membership includes (a) removal of access to all offerings and features on the Site, (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files, and content associated with or inside your membership page (or any part thereof), and (c) barring of further use of your membership. Further, you agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in the beehive's sole discretion and that the beehive shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your membership, any associated email address, or access to your membership.
You may terminate your membership, this Agreement, and your right to use your membership at any time and for any reason or no reason, by contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Interaction with other Users
You alone are responsible for your involvement with other users. If you have a dispute with one or more users, you irrevocably and forever release the beehive (and the beehive's officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and employees) from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. ADDITIONALLY, YOU WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO EXTEND OR HOLD CLAIM(S) THAT A GENERAL RELEASE EXTENDS TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
4. Notice; Electronic Communications
When you visit this Site, send emails to the beehive, or when we post notices on our site or services or communicate with you via email, you are communicating with us electronically. This section informs you of your rights when receiving electronic communications from us. By accessing and using the Site, you consent to receive communications from us electronically. You agree that all notices, disclosures, agreements, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. Your consent to receive communications and do business electronically, and our agreement to do so, applies to all of your interactions and transactions with the beehive.
We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as changes to features of our service, newsletters, and additional email messages about our products, services, contests, and promotions that we feel may be of interest to you. If you no longer wish to receive these types of promotional communications from us, you may select the unsubscribe link which is present in each email. You may also customize your communication preferences by accessing the email preference center in your beehive membership page and adjusting your settings accordingly. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding special offers, improvements, or other updates.
Please keep us informed of any changes in your email address so you may continue to receive our communications without interruption.
6. Practices; Typographical Errors; Colors
You acknowledge that the beehive may establish general practices and limits concerning use of any content, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, message board postings, or other uploaded content will be retained, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by a membership account, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by a membership account, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on the beehive's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access your membership in a given period of time. You agree that the beehive has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other content maintained or transmitted. You acknowledge that the beehive reserves the right to log off, delete, or disable memberships that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that the beehive reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits from time to time.
In the event that a product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect specifications, the beehive reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed incorrectly, whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, the beehive shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price charged. In no event shall the beehive be obligated to provide you the merchandise at the incorrect price.
The colors shown on the Site may be influenced by the settings of your computer or your monitor. Accordingly, the beehive makes no guarantees that any actual colors of products or features will be true or accurate.
7 . Disclaimer - Warranty
THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND THE MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE BEEHIVE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
the beehive 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. the beehive 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.
9. Limitations of Liability
YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER THE BEEHIVE, NOR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS, NOR ANY OF ITS AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT, ARE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
10. Third-Party Links
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, the beehive may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with the beehive, the beehive has no control over these linked sites, all of which may have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of the beehive. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Without limiting the foregoing, the beehive specifically disclaims any responsibility if such sites: infringe any third party's intellectual property rights; are inaccurate, incomplete or misleading; are not merchantable or fit for a particular purpose; do not provide adequate security; contain viruses or other items of a destructive nature; or are libelous or defamatory.
the beehive does not endorse the content, or any products or services available, on such sites. Nonetheless, the beehive seeks to protect the integrity of its website 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). Any feedback you provide shall be non confidential and non proprietary.
11. Intellectual Property
Unless otherwise noted, the design of the Site, the Site as a whole, and materials that are part of the Site (collectively, 'Contents') are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, or other intellectual property owned, controlled, or licensed by the beehive or its affiliates. The Contents, including its trademarks such as THE BEEHIVE and THE BEEHIVE ONLINE and design, may not be used by you for any commercial purpose without the beehive's written consent.
Copyright 2010-13, Beehive Atlanta I, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
All software used on this Site is the property of the beehive or its software suppliers and protected by copyright laws and may not be used for any purpose by you. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials printed or downloaded from the Site.
12. Copyright Complaints
If you believe that your copyright or other rights have been infringed, please provide the following information to our Designated Agent who can be reached by email at email@example.com.
(i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other interest;
(ii) a description of the copyrighted work or other work that you claim has been infringed;
(iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the the beehive's website;
(iv) your address, telephone number, and email address;
(v) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
(vi) a statement by you that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
13. Export Control
Software and other materials from this Site may be subject to United States Export Control. The United States Export Control laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No software from this Site may be downloaded or exported: into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Sudan, Syria, or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or anyone on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders.
the beehive does not authorize the downloading or exportation of any software or technical data from this Site to any jurisdiction prohibited by the United States Export Control Laws.
14. Law and Jurisdiction
Rewards, referral credits, and other forms of virtual currency provided to you by the beehive or its partners for use on thebeehiveatl.com (collectively Rewards) are not transferable and may not be combined with Rewards belonging to others. At no time may you purchase, sell, or barter any Rewards. Rewards have no cash value. They are promotional in nature and are issued without any exchange of money or value from you. As such, Rewards do not constitute property and you do not have a vested property right or interest in the Rewards. Rewards will expire 24 months after the date of issuance, unless otherwise stated by the beehive. We reserve the right at any time in our discretion, and without prior notice, to discontinue the Rewards program or to add or change Rewards program rules, terms or conditions, including changing expiration periods or Rewards values for existing or future Rewards.
thebeehiveatl.com requests and collects personal information from our customers at various site locations and instances, including, but not limited to, when you create a beehive membership, make a purchase, communicate with us via social media, write a product review, create a wishlist, participate in events, contests, or promotions, contact our customer care team, or post other customer-generated content to this Site. These are currently the primary ways in which we gather information, however, we may also collect data through other channels in the future.
The type of personal information we may collect from you can vary according to the method through which it was attained. It may include, but is not limited to, the following:
We receive and store any information you knowingly provide to us, such as:
- Full name
- Email address
- Phone number
- Shipping address
- Billing information and payment details (such as billing address, credit card details, and other sensitive financial information, specifically
for the purpose of completing your transaction)
- Username and password for your thebeehiveatl.com membership
- A record of your thebeehiveatl.com orders, purchase history, and shopping behavior and preferences
- Information provided by you through your interactions with us in social media
- Location and geographic information that could be collected if you use our mobile site or app.
- Other details that you may submit to us or that may be included in the information provided to us by third parties.
- Additionally, when you select to email a friend your wishlist or tell a friend about thebeehiveatl.com, we request their email address from you to send them a one-time email. We do not share your friends email information for any other purposes unless that friend creates a membership to thebeehiveatl.com.
Information Collected Automatically
We may collect and store non-personally identifiable usage information (including frequency and number of visitors to our Site). Such data is used only in aggregate form and in a manner that assures your anonymity. We may provide this anonymous, aggregate information to our partners; and our partners may additionally use such information in order to determine general usage patterns and trends in an effort to provide you with an improved online experience.
Email & Other Communications
We may contact you via email to send you necessary order-related messages, such as order confirmation and shipment confirmation notices.
We may also send you newsletters and additional email messages about our products, services, contests, and promotions that we feel may be of interest to you. If you no longer wish to receive these and other promotional communications from us, you may select the unsubscribe link which is present in each email. You may also customize your communication preferences by accessing the email preference center in your beehive membership page and adjusting your settings accordingly.
How We Use Your Information
All of the personal information we collect from our customers is for the purpose of the reasoning described above (see sections b & c), as well as:
- processing, verifying, validating, and completing your transaction
- creating, managing, and maintaining your membership to this Site
- providing requested live customer support and services
- record keeping of your purchase history
- enabling communication via our Site, blog, and social networks
- managing your participation in contests and promotions
- sending email as appropriate (See Section c: Email & Other Communications)
the beehive is intended for users who are 13 years of age and older. If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to submit any personal information to thebeehiveatl.com. We will promptly delete any personal information from a person under the age of 13 should we discover that we have collected such information from a person under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent. If you believe we may have collected information from a person under the age of 13, please promptly contact firstname.lastname@example.org so we can correct.
thebeehiveatl.com does not share the personal information of its users with any unaffiliated third parties for their promotional purposes. We share your personal information with unaffiliated third parties only as described below:
Payment, Shipping, Referral, & Other Programs
We use a third party payment processor and a third party shipping agent to ensure the payment and delivery of your purchased products. We also use a third party to administer our referral program. We may use other third parties for other services from time to time. These third parties have no authority to use your personal information for their own promotional purposes.
We reserve the right to disclose personal information to our service providers, the government, law enforcement agencies, or other third parties under certain circumstances where a formal request has been made (such as in responding to a court order, subpoena, or judicial proceeding) as thebeehiveatl.com, in our sole and absolute discretion, deems necessary and appropriate. Moreover, in the event of a sale, merger, or transfer of some or all of thebeehiveatl.com's assets, or dissolution or bankruptcy, your personal information may be transferred to an unaffiliated third party as part of or apart from other transferred assets or assets. Any transfer will then be governed by and be the responsibility of any purchaser of or successor to the transferred assets or assets. We shall notify you by a notice on the home page of any change in the information practices governing your personal information as a result of any transfer of assets or any asset change in ownership, and your choices in how your information is used.
Links to Third Party Websites
This Site contains links to other websites. thebeehiveatl.com takes no responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of each website you visit prior to disclosing your personal information.
User-Generated Content & Information Disclosure
Any personal information or image content you voluntarily disclose online in a manner that other users can view (including, but not limited to: product reviews, Be the Buyer comments, on social media pages, in connection with contests and promotions, and on the thebeehiveatl.com's blog) becomes publicly available, and can be read, collected, and used by other members of this forum to send you unsolicited messages. Your membership name, email, or other information may also be displayed when you post comments or upload images throughout the Site. thebeehiveatl.com is not responsible for the personal information users select to disclose in these forums.
How We Protect Your Information
thebeehiveatl.com utilizes some of the most advanced technology available today for Internet security purposes. When you access our checkout using industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, your information is protected with both server authentication and data encryption, ensuring that your data is safe, secure, and available only to thebeehiveatl.
Our site is verified by VeriSign and uses TrustCommerce for all of our secure credit card transactions. In addition, thebeehiveatl.com is hosted in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or outside access to keep us all safe!
Accessing Your Personal Information & Preferences
You can access, update, or change your personal information and communication preferences by signing into your thebeehiveatl.com membership page and modifying your preferences at your discretion.
You can choose not to provide us with any or all of the information we specify or request, but then you may not be able to create a membership with us or to take advantage of some or all of our features.
Last updated April 1, 2013
18. Questions and feedback
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about this Site. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to this Site to email@example.com