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Academy of String’s Content may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Academy of Strings’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Academy of Strings. All other trademarks not owned by Academy of Strings that appear on this Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Academy of Strings. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the Site, without the prior written permission of the trademark owner. We aggressively enforce our intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
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SITE CONTENT AND PURCHASES
We strive to be as accurate as possible with our product descriptions and pricing information listed on academyofstrings.com. However, we do not warrant that product descriptions, pricing information, or other content on this Site are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. While we will use our best efforts to fulfill all orders, we cannot guarantee the availability of any particular product displayed on this Site. We reserve the right to discontinue the sale of any product listed on this Site at any time without notice. If upon receipt of a product offered by Academy of Strings you find that it is not as described on the Site, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.
We cannot confirm the price of an item until you order; however, we do not charge your credit card until after your order has entered the shipping process. Despite our best efforts, a small number of the items in our catalog may be mispriced. In the event of a pricing error on an item you have ordered, we will notify you and await your approval of the corrected price before continuing with your order.
Product prices offered on this Site may vary from other advertised prices due to varying conditions in different geographic markets. The prices displayed on this Site are quoted in U.S. Dollars and are valid and effective only within the United States, and such prices do include shipping and handling. You are responsible for the payment of any shipping and handling charges and state and local sales or use taxes that may apply to your order.
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IN NO EVENT WILL Academy of Strings, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, ANY CONTENT OF THIS SITE, ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED OR PURCHASED THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORSEEABLE.
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