Terms Of Sale

 TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY, AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION/ARBITRATION AGREEMENT

The Terms and Conditions of Sale and Dispute Resolution/Arbitration Agreement below are binding agreements between you and Furniture.com America LLC, which is referred to as “Furniture.com,” “we” or “us.”  “You” means any person or entity who makes this purchase or on whose behalf the purchase is made and any privies, and any person or entity who receives, accepts, or uses the purchased products or services.  All such persons and entities are expressly intended beneficiaries of the Dispute Resolution/Arbitration Agreement.  The Limited Product Warranty is a binding agreement between the original purchaser and Furniture.com.  The Terms and Conditions of Sale, Limited Product Warranty and Dispute Resolution/Arbitration Agreement are expressly intended for the benefit of all Furniture.com affiliates and their parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, shareholders, members, directors, officers, employees, representatives, predecessors, successors, and assigns.  These three agreements may not be changed except by a signed written agreement.  If any part of any of these three agreements is found invalid or unenforceable, then the other parts shall remain in full force and effect, except that if any part of Section 2 of the Dispute Resolution/Arbitration Agreement is found invalid or unenforceable, then Sections 1 and 3 of the Dispute Resolution/Arbitration Agreement will be null and void.

BY PURCHASING MERCHANDISE THROUGH FURNITURE.COM, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THESE TERMS, WHICH INCORPORATE OUR TERMS OF USE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND OUR TERMS OF USE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT ORDER MERCHANDISE USING FURNITURE.COM. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

  1. REFUND You may return your merchandise within 48 hours of delivery. Refunds will be made for the purchase price of the merchandise plus tax, but not the delivery charge. No refunds or returns will be permitted on merchandise after 48 hours of delivery. Items delivered via UPS must be returned via UPS at the customer's expense. Please do not make returns without first contacting Customer Service Support at 1-855-277-0614. Please include your original sales order number when contacting Customer Service Support.  Our Customer Service Staff will issue you a Return Number for your reference and provide you with instructions for returning your merchandise. Make sure you already have obtained a Return Number prior to returning your merchandise. You are responsible for returning the merchandise in the condition in which it was delivered.  Returns and refunds may take up to 10 business days to process.
  2. We reserve the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions including after an order has been submitted and whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged.
  3. You must make any change of the delivery address or change in the order by calling 1-855-277-0614 and the change will be binding only if we confirm the change before Changes may delay the delivery date.
  4. Merchandise marked “Partial Assembly Required” (disassembled) or “Assembly Required” is delivered in factory-packed cartons for assembly by
  5. We retain title to all furnishings until delivered to you and paid for in
  6. Certain returns and exchanges, including for mattresses and box springs, may require that you pay a “pickup and redelivery fee” or other fee to cover costs of pickup and delivery from your home or re-stocking.
  7. If we have to pay any monies or hire an attorney to collect payment from you, we can recover from you all of our collection costs including the fees of our
  8. Merchandise purchased for commercial settings is not covered by the Limited Product Warranty below or any other warranty, express or implied.
  9. You agree that we may share information you provide to us at the time of sale to process your order (including, without limitation, sharing your information with a company that delivers your merchandise to you) and with our third party marketing service providers, for product research and improvement and to help us target our marketing efforts. This information may include your name, contact information, and purchase history.  By voluntarily providing your information to us and completing your purchase, you consent to our use of your information as described.

LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY (“LIMITED WARRANTY”)

We warrant that the purchased merchandise will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of ONE YEAR from the date of delivery. This Limited Warranty applies to the original purchaser only, and only for merchandise which has remained at the original non-commercial delivery site. To obtain service under this Limited Warranty, the original purchaser must give us written notice of the defect within the one year warranty period. Service under this Limited Warranty may be obtained by calling 1-855-277-0614. This Limited Warranty does not cover: 1) wear, fading, or shrinkage of any fabrics; 2) damage due to alterations, misuse, abuse, or accidents; 3) damage or discoloration caused by sunlight or artificial light; 4) natural variations in the color or graining of leather, wood or wood products; and 5) ridges or rough areas in marble or variations in its color or graining. If the purchased furnishings are not free from defects in material and workmanship for the duration of this Limited Warranty, we will at our option, either (i) refund the purchase price in exchange for return of the merchandise, or (ii) repair or replace the non-conforming merchandise. Except to the extent expressly prohibited by law, we are not liable for any consequential or incidental damages for breach of this or any other warranty. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply. All disputes arising under this Limited Warranty are subject to the Dispute Resolution/Arbitration Agreement.

THERE ARE NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES WHICH EXTEND BEYOND THE LIMITED WARRANTY DESCRIBED ABOVE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY. THIS WARRANTY GIVES THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION/ARBITRATION AGREEMENT:  READ CAREFULLY – THIS AGREEMENT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS

  1. Mandatory Arbitration: YOU AND FURNITURE.COM AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE OR CLAIM BETWEEN YOU AND COM OR ANY FURNITURE.COM AFFILIATE OR ANY OF THEIR PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, PREDECESSORS, SUCCESSORS, OR ASSIGNS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DISPUTE OR CLAIM THAT RELATES IN ANY WAY TO ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED BY FURNITURE.COM, TO ANY TRANSACTION WITH FURNITURE.COM, TO THE LIMITED WARRANTY, TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, TO THE FINANCING OF ANY PURCHASE FROM FURNITURE.COM, TO THE COLLECTION OR STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION, OR TO THE TERMS OF USE OR THE PRIVACY POLICY, INCLUDING DISPUTES OR CLAIMS UNDER FEDERAL OR STATE STATUTES OR TORT LAW (“DISPUTE”) MUST BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION, AND NOT BY A COURT OR JURY, EXCEPT THAT YOU OR FURNITURE.COM MAY ASSERT CLAIMS IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT IF THE CLAIMS QUALIFY FOR SMALL CLAIMS COURT AND THE MATTER PROCEEDS ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL (NOT A CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE) BASIS. This Dispute Resolution/Arbitration Agreement (“Agreement”) applies to Disputes arising before, on, or after the date of your purchase, regardless of whether the Limited Warranty is in effect.

You and Furniture.com waive the right to a trial by jury and any right to have a Dispute heard in court. In arbitration, Disputes are resolved by a neutral arbitrator instead of a judge or jury, discovery is more limited than in court, and the arbitrator’s decision is subject to limited review by courts. The arbitrator can award on an individual basis the same damages and relief as a court, including monetary damages, injunctive relief, and declaratory relief. Judgment on the arbitrator’s award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. A single arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) will conduct the arbitration, and the award may not exceed the relief allowed by applicable law. The arbitration will be conducted in the county of your residence or another mutually agreed location. The AAA’s Consumer Arbitration Rules will apply. If AAA will not apply those rules, then AAA’s Commercial Arbitration Rules will apply. The AAA’s rules and a form that can be used to initiate arbitration proceedings are available at www.adr.org or by calling 1-800-778-7879.  You and Furniture.com agree that if for any reason AAA will not conduct or becomes unavailable to conduct the arbitration, then a court may appoint a substitute arbitrator, and further agree that the choice of AAA as a forum is not integral to the Agreement.

The Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) applies to this Agreement and governs its interpretation and enforcement. The arbitrator will decide all issues relating to the interpretation, scope, and application of this Agreement, the Terms and Conditions of Sale, the Limited Warranty, the Terms of Use, and the Privacy Policy, except that a court will resolve any question regarding the validity or enforceability of Section 2 of the Agreement. The term “Dispute” and the requirement to arbitrate will be broadly interpreted. The Agreement will survive termination of the Limited Warranty.

  1. Arbitration Class Action Waiver: You and com agree that the arbitration will be conducted solely on an individual basis and not on a class, representative, consolidated, or private attorney general basis. A Dispute may not be consolidated with a claim brought or discovery by any person or entity that is not a party to the arbitration proceeding. The arbitrator may not award relief to any person or entity other than a party to the arbitration proceeding and may only award such relief as is necessary to provide relief to a party to the arbitration proceeding. If a court deems any portion of this Section 2 invalid or unenforceable, then Sections 1 and 3 of the Agreement will be null and void.
  1. Fees and Costs in Arbitration: If your total damage claims are $25,000 or less, not including your attorneys’ fees: (1) the arbitrator may award you your reasonable attorneys’ fees, expert fees, and costs if you prevail in the arbitration; (2) the arbitrator may not awardcom its attorneys’ fees, expert fees, or costs unless the arbitrator determines that your claim was frivolous or brought in bad faith; and (3) Furniture.com will bear all filing fees and administrative fees and either reimburse you for any such fees that AAA requires you to pay upon initiating arbitration or, if you send a written request to Furniture.com America LLC, P.O. Box 468431, Perimeter Center, 4707 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30338 before you initiate arbitration, pay to AAA any such fees that AAA requires to be paid upon initiation of arbitration. If your total damage claims are more than $25,000, not including your attorneys’ fees, then the arbitrator may award the prevailing party all or a portion of its reasonable attorneys’ fees, expert fees, and costs. In arbitrations conducted under AAA’s Consumer Arbitration Rules, (a) Furniture.com will bear the arbitrator’s fees and expenses, and (b) where no disclosed claims or counterclaims exceed $25,000, the Dispute shall be resolved by the submission of documents only/desk arbitration, except that any party may ask for a hearing or the arbitrator may decide that a hearing is necessary. Except as otherwise provided herein, all filing fees, administrative fees, and arbitrator fees and expenses will be paid in accordance with the applicable AAA rules.

  2. Non-Arbitration Class Action and Jury Waiver: You andcom agree that if for any reason a Dispute proceeds in court rather than arbitration: (1) you and Furniture.com waive any right to a jury trial; (2) the Dispute will proceed solely on an individual, non-class, non-representative basis; and (3) neither you nor Furniture.com may be a class representative or class member or otherwise participate in any class, representative, consolidated, or private attorney general proceeding.

 

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