Conditions of Use
Welcome to our online store! Gourmet Soap Kitchen and its associates provide their services to you subject to the following conditions. If you visit or shop within this website, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.
The availability of ingredients and raw materials is not always certain owing to environmental factors or otherwise. Gourmet Soap Kitchen P/L reserves the right to substitute other ingredients or raw materials as an alternative in the manufacture of its soaps and products in order to maintain a consistent supply to its customers.
Gourmet Soap Kitchen recognises that even pure and natural ingredients may cause allergic reaction in some individuals. Here at Gourmet Soap Kitchen we take care to formulate products that will be beneficial, however, it is important that if you experience discomfort, you immediately stop the use of the product. We will not be held responsible for reactions to ingredients, or accept returns owing to reactions to ingredients.
Being raw, non-commercially made products, they may vary to a small degree in texture and consistency from batch to batch. With the natural characteristics of the preservatives and ingredients used in our products, we strongly suggest you do not keep them for more than one year, unless stated on the packaging, to ensure they maintain quality. We advise our products be stored below 30oC to reduce the risk of deterioration.
Please review our PrivacyNotice, which also governs your visit to our website, to understand our practices.
When you visit Gourmet Soap Kitchenor send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consentto receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with youby e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements,notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronicallysatisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
All content included onthis site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips,digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Gourmet Soap Kitchenor its content suppliers and protected by Australian and international copyrightlaws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive propertyof Gourmet Soap Kitchen, with copyright authorship for this collection by DEVELOPER_COMPANY, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.The software application provider and author for “osCommerce”, isused under the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE and all original authorship and creditfor osCommerce remains the intellectual rights of www.oscommerce.com.
Gourmet Soap Kitchens trademarksand trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service thatis not Gourmet Soap Kitchens, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion amongcustomers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Gourmet Soap Kitchen. All othertrademarks not owned by Gourmet Soap Kitchen or its subsidiaries that appear on thissite are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliatedwith, connected to, or sponsored by Gourmet Soap Kitchen or its subsidiaries.
LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
Gourmet Soap Kitchen grants you alimited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download(other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with expresswritten consent of Gourmet Soap Kitchen. This license does not include any resale orcommercial use of this site or its contents: any collection and use of any productlistings, descriptions, or prices: any derivative use of this site or its contents:any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of anothermerchant: or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extractiontools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated,copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purposewithout express written consent of Gourmet Soap Kitchen. You may not frame or utilizeframing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information(including images, text, page layout, or form) of Gourmet Soap Kitchen and our associateswithout express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other”:hidden text”: utilizing Gourmet Soap Kitchens name or trademarks without theexpress written consent of Gourmet Soap Kitchen. Any unauthorized use terminates thepermission or license granted by Gourmet Soap Kitchen. You are granted a limited, revocable,and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of Gourmet Soap Kitchenso long as the link does not portray Gourmet Soap Kitchen, its associates, or their productsor services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter.You may not use any Gourmet Soap Kitchen logo or other proprietary graphic or trademarkas part of the link without express written permission.
YOUR MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT
If you use this site, youare responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and passwordand for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibilityfor all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under18, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Gourmet Soap Kitchen and its associates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts,remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.
REVIEWS, COMMENTS, EMAILS,AND OTHER CONTENT
Visitors may post reviews,comments, and other content: and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions,or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening,defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights,or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consistof or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation,chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “:spam.”: You may not usea false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misleadas to the origin of a card or other content. Gourmet Soap Kitchen reserves the right(but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularlyreview posted content.
If you do post content orsubmit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Gourmet Soap Kitchen andits associates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fullysublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, createderivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the worldin any media. You grant Gourmet Soap Kitchen and its associates and sublicensees theright to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if theychoose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of therights to the content that you post: that the content is accurate: that useof the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injuryto any person or entity: and that you will indemnify Gourmet Soap Kitchen or its associatesfor all claims resulting from content you supply. Gourmet Soap Kitchen has the rightbut not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content.Gourmet Soap Kitchen takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any contentposted by you or any third party.
RISK OF LOSS
All items purchased fromGourmet Soap Kitchen are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This basically means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.
Gourmet Soap Kitchen and its associatesattempt to be as accurate as possible. However, Gourmet Soap Kitchen does not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site is accurate, complete,reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by Gourmet Soap Kitchen itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIESAND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BYGourmet Soap Kitchen ON AN “:AS IS”: AND “:AS AVAILABLE”: BASIS. Gourmet Soap Kitchen MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, ORPRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITEIS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLEBY APPLICABLE LAW, Gourmet Soap Kitchen DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESSFOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Gourmet Soap Kitchen DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS,OR E-MAIL SENT FROM Gourmet Soap Kitchen ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.Gourmet Soap Kitchen WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THEUSE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOTALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAINDAMAGES. 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.
By visiting Gourmet Soap Kitchen,you agree that the laws of the state of STORE_LOCATION, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute ofany sort that might arise between you and Gourmet Soap Kitchen or its associates.
Any dispute relating inany way to your visit to Gourmet Soap Kitchen or to products you purchase through Gourmet Soap Kitchen shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in STORE_LOCATION, except that,to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Gourmet Soap Kitchensintellectual property rights, Gourmet Soap Kitchen may seek injunctive or other appropriaterelief in any state or federal court in the state of STORE_LOCATION, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American ArbitrationAssociation. The arbitrators award shall be binding and may be entered as ajudgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to anarbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION,AND SEVERABILITY
Please review our otherpolicies, such as our Shipping and Returns policy, posted on this site. These policies also govern your visit to Gourmet Soap Kitchen. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable,that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.