Minimalism & Co. Terms of Use

Welcome to the Minimalism web site (“the Site,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), a member of the Minimalism LLC (doing business as Minimalism & Co.) family of brands. Minimalism & Co. provides this site as a service to its customers. Please read the following terms of service (“Terms”) as they govern your use of our site. By using this Site, you agree to follow and be bound by the following rules below. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use this Site in any way.

Additionally, Minimalism & Co. reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time without prior notification. Site users must agree upon and abide by these changes accordingly. Please review this page periodically for changes. Any use of our Site at any time constitutes full acceptance of our service Terms.

Description

Minimalism & Co. is an online publication as well as a purveyor of minimalist lifestyle goods curated from high-quality brands and designers. Customers can shop our collections or become a member and receive our exclusive quarterly parcels of goods including personal accessories, small electronics, beauty products, and other essentials. 

Usage

All of the content that appears on the Minimalism & Co. web site, including all visuals, text, audio and video clips are subject to copyright protections and /or other intellectual property rights or licenses held by Minimalism & Co. or the credited creator. The entire content of the Minimalism & Co. web site is copyrighted as a collective work under U.S. copyright laws. 

Copyright
 
Minimalism & Co. complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). We will remove infringing materials in accordance with the DMCA if properly notified that Content infringes copyright. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify Minimalism & Co.'s Copyright Agent by email at curator@minimalism.com. Your email must contain the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel, or see the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3), for more information):                            

  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, sufficient for us to locate the material; 
  • a 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; and
  • a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

If you fail to comply with these notice requirements, your notification may not be valid. Under the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material is infringing or was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability.
 
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Minimalism & Co. has adopted a policy of, in appropriate circumstances, terminating User accounts that are repeat infringers of the intellectual property rights of others. Minimalism & Co. also may terminate User accounts even based on a single infringement.
 
Trademark

Minimalism & Co. respects the trademark rights of others and will remove infringing materials in accordance with the Minimalism & Co. policies. Before reporting a claim of trademark infringement to Minimalism & Co., owners should make every attempt to resolve a trademark dispute with the person who posted the content by messaging them directly. If contact with the creator is unsuccessful and you wish to submit a claim of trademark infringement, please notify Minimalism & Co. by emailing us at curator@minimalism.com. Your email must contain the following information:
 

  • Company name (trademark holder)
  • Description of trademarked word or symbol
  • Registration number and office of registration (e.g., USPTO, state registration)
  • URL of infringing project
  • Specific details of infringement
  • Your full legal name
  • Your email address
  • Your title
  • Company street address
  • A statement that you understand that we may provide third parties, including the affected user, with a copy of this complaint
  • A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good-faith belief that the challenged material violates your rights
  • A statement under penalty of perjury that the information in this complaint is true and correct and that you are the trademark owner or are authorized to act on the trademark owner’s behalf

Minimalism & Co. may, in its sole discretion, terminate User accounts that infringe the intellectual property rights of others.”

Membership

Membership for Minimalism & Co.  is free. However, our membership services are not available to users under the age of 18 or to members who, at our discretion, have been suspended or removed from the Minimalism & Co. systems. Members agree to all terms of service and must only apply for membership if eligible.

BY SUBSCRIBING YOU AGREE TO PAY THE QUARTERLY SUBSCRIPTION FEE FOR THE PRODUCTS THAT ARE SUPPLIED EVERY THREE MONTHS. YOUR SUBSCRIPTION WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED UNTIL YOU CANCEL YOUR SUBSCRIPTION. ONCE YOU CANCEL YOUR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE TERMINATED BEFORE THE NEXT SCHEDULED RE-BILLING CYCLE. 

Notice

Minimalism & Co.  may contact you or provide you with service-related and/ or promotional notices by means of postal mail, electronic mail, general site notifications and more using the contact information you have provided to us.

Goods

At Minimalism & Co. , we are committed to providing our customers with access to the best minimalist brands and designers. Our quarterly packages are sold online only at limited quantities and availabilities. We have done our best to display our items as accurately as possible on the Site. Please be aware, variations in style, color, size, shape and look may occur. We also reserve the right to make comparable substitutes to parcel contents when necessary. 

Payments

Minimalism & Co. allows you to pay for any orders you may place using a standard and reoccurring billing service. Though such payments appear to be made through the minimalism.co website, they are not processed by Minimalism & Co. and Minimalism & Co. does not receive your payment information during such transactions. We encourage you to fully review the terms of use and privacy policies under which the payment service is offered via Stripe and Braintree. Please be aware that goods or services purchased today may take several days to reflect at the third party payment processing service.

Returns

Minimalism & Co. allows you to receive customized, exclusive items by post. Due to the custom and exclusive nature of our package, we are only able to accept returns on a case by case basis. If you are unhappy with your package and are a member, you may cancel your membership at anytime. If you received a defective product or are missing a product in your box, please contact us within 15 days at curator@minimalism.co and we'll gladly do everything we can do to resolve the situation.

Please note that in the event a return is warranted we gladly accept unused items with all the original packaging and labels intact in exchange for a new item or account credit. We will provide U.S. residents with a shipping label to return the goods.  

Site Use

You cannot access or use the Minimalism & Co. website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. Harassment in any manner or form of the Site, including via e-mail and chat or by obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Although Minimalism & Co.  cannot monitor the conduct of its users, it is a strict violation of these Terms to use any information obtained from our Site in order to harass, abuse or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise, solicit or sell to any user without his/her prior explicit consent.

Also, you agree that no comments or other user submissions submitted by you to the Minimalism & Co.  website will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal rights. You further agree that no comments submitted by you to the Site will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any comments you make.

User Submissions

Minimalism & Co.  strives to create an interactive relationship with the members of its Site and services. User comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to Minimalism & Co.  on or by this Site shall be and remain Minimalism & Co.  property. Users assign all property rights and interests to Minimalism & Co.  allowing our company unlimited use, commercial or otherwise, of any comments. Furthermore, Minimalism & Co.  shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay to users any compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any user comments.

Correction of Site Errors

Information on the Minimalism & Co. website may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies. We reserve the right to update any information we see fit at any time without prior notice. Please note that such errors may relate to product information, pricing and availability. In these instances, we shall have the right to terminate any orders involving pricing errors or inaccuracies. We apologize for any inconveniences.

Indemnity

By use of this Site, you agree to indemnify and hold Minimalism & Co.  (and its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and employees) harmless from any claim or demand, as well as losses, expenses, damages and costs, resulting from any violation of these terms of service or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct).

Modification/Termination of Website

In the event of termination, you will still be bound by your obligations under these terms of service, including the warranties made by you, and by the disclaimers and limitations of liability. Minimalism & Co.  shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access.

Third Party Links, Affiliates and Vendors

To improve our Site, Minimalism & Co.  may use and promote services provided by outside third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Minimalism & Co. , we do not control these services and make no representations regarding these persons or entities. We are not liable or responsible for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability or availability of, any such parties. Outside sites linked on our Site, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk.

Moreover, Minimalism & Co. sources goods from high-quality brands and designers and promotes these brands by linking to their websites. We are not liable for the performance of these goods or any harm or damages related to the use of these goods. 

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY DEALINGS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR MERCHANT OR OPERATOR OF SUCH A THIRD PARTY WEBSITE.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ON THE SITE, OR OBTAINED FROM A WEBSITE TO WHICH THE SITE IS LINKED (A "LINKED SITE") ARE PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY GUARANTEES OR WARRANTY. IN CONNECTION WITH ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE, MINIMALISM & CO.  MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY OR ACCURACY. USE OF THE PRODUCT BY A USER IS AT THE USER’S RISK.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

MINIMALISM & CO.  SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE OR THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY OF ITS PRODUCTS (EVEN IF MINIMALISM & CO.  HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES).

Contact Information

If you have general questions or concerns regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us in writing at curator@minimalism.co