Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.


Copyright
The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of Grain House Publishing, LLC. The collective work includes works that are licensed to Grain House Publishing, LLC. Copyright 2014, Grain House Publishing, LLC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with Grain House Publishing, LLC or purchasing Grain House Publishing, LLC products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with Grain House Publishing, LLC or to purchase Grain House Publishing, LLC products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by Grain House Publishing, LLC. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.


Trademarks
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Grain House Publishing, LLC used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Grain House Publishing, LLC


Warranty Disclaimer
This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Grain House Publishing, LLC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Grain House Publishing, LLC 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. Grain House Publishing, LLC does not make any warrantees 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.


Limitation of Liability
Grain House Publishing, LLC shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if Grain House Publishing, LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.


Typographical Errors
In the event that a Grain House Publishing, LLC product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, Grain House Publishing, LLC reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Grain House Publishing, LLC reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, Grain House Publishing, LLC shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.


Term; Termination
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Grain House Publishing, LLC without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.


Notice
Grain House Publishing, LLC may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to Grain House Publishing, LLC.


Miscellaneous
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of New Jersey, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of Grain House Publishing, LLC products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Morris County, New Jersey. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of Grain House Publishing, LLC products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Grain House Publishing, LLC's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Grain House Publishing, LLC may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.


Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Grain House Publishing, LLC or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.


Participation Disclaimer
Grain House Publishing, LLC does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, Grain House Publishing, LLC is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, Grain House Publishing, LLC reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Grain House Publishing, LLC in its sole discretion.


Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Grain House Publishing, LLC, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.


Third-Party Links
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Grain House Publishing, LLC may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Grain House Publishing, LLC, Grain House Publishing, LLC has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Grain House Publishing, LLC. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Grain House Publishing, LLC seeks to protect the integrity of its web site 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).


Privacy Policy
We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature. When ordering or registering, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. We also collect information about gift recipients so that we can fulfill the gift purchase. The information we collect about gift recipients is not used for marketing purposes. Like many websites, we use "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the "Do we use 'cookies'?" section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways: To personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested. To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests. To quickly process your transactions. To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature. If you have opted-in to receive our e-mail newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive promotional e-mail from us, please refer to the "How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?" section below. If you have not opted-in to receive e-mail newsletters, you will not receive these e-mails. Visitors who register or participate in other site features such as marketing programs and 'members-only' content will be given a choice whether they would like to be on our e-mail list and receive e-mail communications from us.

How do we protect visitor information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.

Do we use "cookies"?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone by contacting customer service.

Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described below. The term "outside parties" does not include Grain House Publishing, LLC. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?
To modify your e-mail subscriptions, please let us know by modifying your preferences in the "My Account" section. Please note that due to email production schedules you may receive any emails already in production. To delete all of your online account information from our database, sign into the "My Account" section of our site and remove your shipping addresses, billing addresses & payment information. Please note that we may maintain information about an individual sales transaction in order to service that transaction and for record keeping.

Third party links
In an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third party links on our site. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link does not work).

Changes to our policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

Questions and feedback
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue.

Online Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Your consent
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Submissions:
Thank you for submitting your story to Grain House Publishing, LLC. You agree that your submission is subject to the following terms and conditions: At the time of your submission you are 18 years of age or older. You do not retain ownership in your submission, and by making a submission you give Grain House Publishing, LLC, and those authorized by Grain House Publishing, LLC, your irrevocable perpetual permission to disseminate, modify, and use your submission, in whole or in part, in all media now known or later developed, for standard publication purposes. This permission includes publication in communication channels (websites, social media, print and online publications, newsletters), publicity and promotions, fundraising, educational programming and publications, and exhibitions, etc. Do not submit anything that is commercial, off-topic, partisan-political, contains personal attacks or expletives, or is otherwise abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, pornographic, or that infringes the rights of any third party, or violates any rules of use, which are incorporated here by reference. Once you make a submission, Grain House Publishing, LLC reviews it for compliance with these rules. Grain House Publishing, LLC is under no obligation to keep, post, or use any submission. Submission statements must meet the following criteria: A. They must not be derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory, disparaging, libellous or contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, sexual, profane, tortuous, slanderous, discriminatory in any way, or that promotes hatred or harm against any group or person, or otherwise does not comply with the theme and spirit of the Submission. B. They must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, or local laws and regulation including the laws or regulations in any state where the doodle and supporting statement are created. C. They cannot contain any content, element, or material that violates a third party's publicity, privacy or intellectual property rights. D. They do not include any disparaging remarks relating to the Sponsor or a third party. Submissions from minors must have consent from a parent or legal guardian. By making a submission, you waive any privacy expectations you may have with regard to your submission. If Grain House Publishing, LLC selects your submission for inclusion on its website and social media channels, Grain House Publishing will make the submission, in whole or part, available to the general public. The public may use and share your submission in various ways including via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest, and applications such as share this, all of which operate independently of Grain House Publishing, LLC (i.e., have their own policies and terms), and commentary with which you disagree may become associated with your submission. If selected for inclusion on the Grain House Publishing, LLC website or affiliate websites including but not limited to Along Came A Monster website, Grain House Publishing, LLC and it s affiliates will only post online your first name and last initial. However, personal (contact) information Grain House Publishing, LLC collects from this site will be subject to Grain House Publishing, LLC privacy policy. You are solely responsible for your submission and any consequences of submitting it. Grain House Publishing, LLC shall not be responsible or liable for any breach of these terms and conditions by you, claims by a third party that your submission violates the third party's rights, or claims by you that a third party is misusing your submission. You agree to receive zero compensation and/or consideration of any kind, ever, in whole or in part, for this submission and it s use which is includes but is not limited to as described in these terms and conditions. If you have questions about any aspect of these terms and conditions, you may contact Grain House Publishing, LLC.

Refunds & Returns:
You may return the Along Came A Monster, Monster Kit within 30 days from date of invoice for refund of the purchase price and sales tax if applicable, provided: (1) Item has not been opened, used, altered, or marred in any way (2) Item is returned with original wrapping in original container with all accessories, in resale condition and (3) Item is returned with proof of purchase from Grain House Publishing, LLC. Items cannot be returned if they are opened, used or blemished. Shipping & handling charges are not refundable. To return any item, purchaser must contact Grain House Publishing, LLC: (973) 781-1100, Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm EST. Request a Return Authorization Number. The Return Authorization (RA) number must be marked on the OUTSIDE return label of the package. Please Note: Grain House Publishing, LLC will refuse delivery of any returned packages without a Return Authorization (RA) number displayed on the exterior of the returned package. Purchaser is responsible, and will not be reimbursed, for necessary shipping and insurance costs for returned packages to Grain House Publishing, LLC. Include a copy of your original purchase invoice.