Terms & Conditions

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by American Checkout’s Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

Use of the Site
You agree to comply with our security verification process. You may not share your American Checkout account or User ID with another party. You represent and warrant that all information provided to us will be accurate and complete. You acknowledge that your purchases will be checked by one of our team members and you will be notified if there will be any additional payment changes to your order.  Due to the Federal TAX code most merchant charge TAX, and SHIPPING. We will notify you for the extra charges that may occur. We will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any information found on the Site. We do not warrant that this Site will always be accessible, uninterrupted, timely, error free or free from computer viruses or other invasive or damaging code or that this website will not be affected by any inability to obtain or shortage of necessary materials, equipment facilities, power or telecommunications, lack of telecommunications equipment or facilities and failure of information technology or telecommunications equipment or facilities.

Services:
American Checkout’s services consist of ordering the merchandise on the behalf of the buyer, receiving the package, sorting it, packing it, transporting it to the Member’s country and delivering it to the Member’s specified local address buyer has provided, during regular business hours.

We provide product ordering and shipping services to Users to assist them to purchase merchandise from on-line merchants who may or may not otherwise accept their payments. We are not a retailer or reseller of the merchandise ordered. Orders have to be placed on the Site. We do not accept any orders placed via telephone, e-mail or the electronic chat service on the Site.

Charges and Costs
Our charges for providing the Services are shown on the Site under the respective usage plan and are subject to change from time to time at our discretion. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in U.S. Dollars. Charges are calculated according to the higher of actual or volumetric weight and any Shipment may be re-weighed and re-measured by American Checkout to confirm this calculation. Calculation of chargeable weights for consolidated Shipments will be based on the total of the higher of the physical or volumetric weight of each individual package. We try our best to give you accurate price quote up-front so that you can make informed choices. All quotes are provided in USD (United States Dollars). The total provided upon checkout includes your selected products and International Shipping and Handling. You have the option to pre-pay Duties and Taxes, if not you are responsible for duties and taxes, payable when your order arrives in your country. If California Sales Tax and/or Domestic Shipping Fees apply to your order, they will be added by our Sales Team and you will be notified accordingly. You will receive a copy of your revised order by email. Occasionally, there are situations out of our control such as, but not limited to, out-of-stock items, product price increase, additional international shipping fees due to the size and weight of your items and local customs and import limitations. If such an exception occurs, you will be contacted by our Customer Service Team. International Checkout reserves the right to cancel any order, with or without cause. There may be additional charges involved in your transaction that your local credit card or bank will charge you, although these charges are usually minimal.

Insurance
/ Tracking
All orders are insured against loss or damage. All orders will have a tracking number. The cost of this insurance and tracking is included in your American Checkout shipping and handling fee.

Loss, Damage and Delay to Shipment
We are not liable for any damages or loss caused by delays or shipping companies.

We are not responsible for any Shipment that may be late due to duties, customs and check points.  We are not responsible for any Shipment that’s been mailed out from our where house and its on its way to your country.
We will make every reasonable effort to deliver the Shipment according to our regular delivery schedules, which is calculated to be from the next business day immediately after full payment of the shipping and handling charges been made, These are not guaranteed and are not binding. We are not responsible for any delayed or damaged Shipments that’s been ordered for you. In any case you will be notified through email.

Holding/Storing
American Checkout will not hold or store any packages. When a package is received in our warehouse, we will immediately ship it to the buyer fallowed by an email and a tracking number. Please do not place an order if you are not ready to have it delivered to your country.

California Sales Tax
Some merchants will charge TAX, when shipping to our California depot. If California sales tax applies to your order, it will be notified by email. Any amount changes due to merchants tax collection is your responsibility to pay as a customer.

Extra Shipping Charges
Some merchants will charge shipping when delivering the goods to our California warehouse. In any case the Buyer will be notified through email for additional charges do to the fact that American Checkout has to pay extra for domestic shipping and sales tax charges. All orders must be shipped domestically to our depot from the store. Often, a domestic shipment fee is charged by the store. If this applies to your order, we will revise your invoice to add the domestic shipment fee and charge you accordingly.

International Shipping Transit Times
American checkout will do their best to get your items to your doorstep as quickly as possible. Standard Shippingarrives to your address in approximately 8-20 business days. Priority Shippingarrives to your address in approximately 4-10 business days. 

Shipping daysare estimated and are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for delays by customs or by the store. If you need an item to be delivered urgent, please send us an email we will let you know the shipping charges and the time frame of the delivery immediately.

BACKORDERED / OUT OF STOCK
Sometimes some products may be out of stock, they will be back orders. We are not responsible for delays in your order due to backorder situations. We are not responsible for out of stock situations. We are not responsible on orders that we have placed on your behalf may take a long time. If your entire order is out-of-stock, your order will be cancelled. We do not warrant that the items Users have ordered will be available for purchase and delivery. We will automatically cancel any item ordered if it is: In any case we will notify you.

We will not Ship if:
1-If an item comes to our warehouse damaged.
2-If you have ordered with ambiguous or insufficient information.
3- Items that are unsuitable to be transported by our freight agents.
4-Items that are classified as hazardous material, dangerous goods, prohibited or restricted articles by IATA (International Air Transport Association), ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), any applicable government department or other relevant organization e.g. U.S. Export Controls,

Duties and Taxes
You have the option to pre-pay Duties and Taxes.* 
If you do not choose to pre-pay Duties and Taxes, you will be responsible for Duties, Taxes, and any related charges when your order arrives in your country.

 

Cancellations/Changes to your order
American Checkout provides a shipping service therefore cannot accept cancellations or changes after 24 hours of your order has been placed.  Due to the fact that American Checkout will order the goods upon your request from a third party and agrees to purchase the order and ship it to you upon your request.
In any other situation, American Checkout has a fee of $50.00 for any amount of chargebacks, due to the fact that our staff has to work hard on returning your merchandise to the supplier, emails, chargebacks, and phone calls. Remember: We don’t have monthly fees.

Exchanges



At this time we do not accept returns. We will only accept exchanges within 3 business days of receipt of your order, and must be pre-authorized by American Checkout. To request your exchange, please send us an email with detailed informational, your order number name and telephone number. You will receive detailed return instructions and a Return Authorization Number when your Exchange is approved.
You will be responsible for all shipping and handling charges due to your exchanges. We will contact the merchant and let you know what the process will be. This policy applies to Exchanges, and Defective Merchandise.
Merchandise must be in new condition with tags attached and must be accompanied by the original American Checkout invoice. All returns must be sent insured via registered mail, or any other delivery service that can track a package and requires a signature upon delivery. Due to the time sensitive nature, expedited/express shipping may be required.

EXCHANGE:If you request an exchange, you will pay for all shipping fees including domestic shipping to and from the store. Our assistance in this matter $25.00! We will bill you via your original payment method for any additional charges incurred. We do not have any monthly subscription fees. We will only charge you by our services as needed.Each merchant has different exchange policies. Many stores have restricted time limits for exchanges, or may not accept exchanges at all.
Therefore, your order may not be eligible exchange. In addition, any delays by the shipping carrier, customs, or any other cause may affect your order’s eligibility for exchange. We will try our best to help you in any case. You will be responsible for all shipping fees for exchanging an item.

 

Links
American checkout may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.  American checkout has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by American Checkout of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

 

Copyright
All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to American Checkout or otherwise used by American Checkout as permitted by law. 6.2  In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.

Disclaimer from Unforeseeable Circumstances

American Checkout is not responsible or liable, nor shall it be deemed in default of the Terms and Conditions, for any delay or failure in performance or non-performance of any aspect of this agreement resulting directly or indirectly from any accidents, fires, electrical or electronic failures, equipment failures, shipping delays from either online retailers, international couriers, or others, acts of God, labor disputes, governmental orders or regulations, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of American Checkout.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This site and/or application is provided by International Checkout on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. International Checkout makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site and/or application or the information, content, materials or products included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site and/or application is at your sole risk. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, International Checkout disclaims all warranties, Express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. International Checkout does not warrant that this site, application, its servers or e-mail sent from International Checkout are free of viruses or other harmful components. International Checkout will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site and/or application, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. Certain state laws do no allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions or limitations may not apply to you and you might have additional rights.

Fraud Reporting
In the event of any investigation of unlawful activities by local, state, national and/or international authorities, American Checkout reserves the right to disclose personal information as required. Any party or individual conducting unlawful activities on American Checkout will be reported to the proper authorities, including disclosure of personal information relating to any investigation of said activities.

Miscellaneous
This agreement is governed by the laws of the United States and the state of California, without reference to rules governing choice of laws. Any action relating to this agreement must be brought in the federal or state courts located in Los Angeles, California, and each party irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction of such courts. Neither party may assign this agreement, by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the other party. Subject to that restriction, this agreement will be binding on, inure to the benefit of, and enforceable against the parties and their respective successors and assigns. A failure by either party to enforce the strict performance of any provision of this agreement will not constitute a waiver of said party’s right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of this agreement.

Modifications

American Checkout may modify any aspect of this agreement at any time at its sole discretion without prior notice. Any modification to the Terms and Conditions shall be effective immediately once posted on the web site. Check the web site regularly if you are interested in reviewing any changes. Your use of the web site and the International Checkout service after modifications have been posted constitutes your acknowledgment of such modifications and your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of these changes.

Multiple Store Orders
When ordering from more than 2 stores, an additional handling fee of $5.00 will be applied for each additional store. You will be responsible for domestic tax and shipping charges made by each store. We will notify you by email for extra charges that may occur. We will only then hold your merchandise until we receive all of your packages in our warehouse, consolidate them and give you a one flat shipping rate. We will notify you as soon as we receive all of your packages.

Payment
 For most countries
Payment options include credit card, VISA, MASTER CARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, JCB, DINERS CLUB, BANK TRANSFERS and PayPal .To minimize the risks of fraud and associated with card-not-present transactions, our American Checkout may require its users to: o Present copies of the original credit card, photo ID and credit card statement including billing address. Provide a confirmed account and/or address for PayPal.

 

Restricted Products and Merchants

Rarely, an item is restricted from International shipment. If this is the case you will be notified and your order will be cancelled. You are responsible for all expenses related to any and all items, which are restricted from delivery to your country due to your country’s customs or laws. American Checkout reserves the right to refuse fulfillment of any product, based solely on its own discretion and in accordance to any and all US and international laws. This right shall exist at all times; even after an order confirmation has been placed. Please check with your countries restrictions before ordering, or here is a link for you to check from: http://www.postoffice.co.uk/letters-parcels/mailing-guide/restricted-and-prohibited-goods

If you Refused Shipments / Delivery Failure
You will be held liable for the total amount of your order, for returned shipment, duties and taxes, and for any other fees when these circumstances occur.

  1. Your package will be abandoned.
  2. You refuse delivery of your parcel for any reason.
  3. The carrier makes 3 unsuccessful attempts to deliver your parcel to your address because you are not at home.
  4. You refuse to pay duties and taxes.
  5. You provided an invalid address.
  6.  Your parcel is returned by customs because your merchandise is restricted from import into your country.

Refunds will not be acceptable. American Checkout has the right to refuse refunds.

Shipping and Handling Fee

Our shipping and handling fees are combined on your order and are automatically calculated by our system depending on the total amount. They may not be the accurate amount due to the fact that your purchase might be over weight in pounds, or there are shipping and tax charges that are over the estimated price we have coted. Prices vary by country and shipping method. Shipping and Handling fees are calculated upon checkout. Your total, including shipping and handling, will be provided before you submit your order. Occasionally, there are situations out of our control such as, but not limited to, out-of-stock items, product price increase, additional international shipping fees due to the size and weight of your items and local customs and import limitations. If such an exception occurs, you will be contacted by American Checkout.

 

Your Account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. American Checkout reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at their sole discretion. If you choose to cancel your account, you need to send an email requesting cancelation. We will notify you and delete all the data from our system.

Use of USA Address that’s provided to you
American Checkout will provide you an USA address to be able to purchase goods in America. You may only use this address to send your packages to our warehouse. You will use this address only to only for our package forwarding service. Once we receive your package in our where house we will contact you and start the shipping process. You may NEVER use the address, American Checkout has provided for any other personal use or for any other reason.

Credit card details
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Limitations  
In no event shall American Checkout or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on American checkout’s Internet site, even if American checkout or a American checkout authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

 

Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on American Checkout’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. American checkout does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. American Checkout may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. American Checkout does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

Site Terms of Use Modifications
American checkout may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law
Any claim relating to American Checkout’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions.   General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Privacy Policy
Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.   Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.   We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.      We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.   We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.   Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.   We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.   We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.     We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability   The Website is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, American Checkout will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website. American Checkout makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of American Checkout for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of American Checkout or that of its employees or agents.

Indemnity You agree to indemnify and hold American Checkout and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against American Checkout arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

Severance If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable

Governing Law These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of USA and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the USA courts.  For any further information please email  Webmaster: customerservice@americancheckout.com

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