TERMS & CONDITIONS

TERMS OF SERVICE:

OVERVIEW

This website is operated by Absolute Bearing Coffee Company. Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Absolute Bearing Coffee Company. Absolute Bearing Coffee Company offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.

By visiting our site and/ or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.

Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.

Any new features or tools which are added to the current store shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Our store is hosted on Wix. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

SECTION 1 - ONLINE STORE TERMS

By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site. 
You may not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws). 
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature. 
A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your Services.

SECTION 2 - GENERAL CONDITIONS

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time. 
You understand that your content (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks. 
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by us. 
The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.

SECTION 3 - ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND TIMELINESS OF INFORMATION

We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk. 
This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.

SECTION 4 - MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE AND PRICES

Prices for our products are subject to change without notice. 
We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time. 
We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

SECTION 5 - PRODUCTS OR SERVICES (if applicable)

Certain products or services may be available exclusively online through the website. These products or services may have limited quantities and are subject to return or exchange only according to our Return Policy. 
We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors and images of our products that appear at the store. We cannot guarantee that your computer monitor's display of any color will be accurate. 
We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products or Services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that we offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at anytime without notice, at the sole discretion of us. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this site is void where prohibited. 
We do not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.

SECTION 6 - ACCURACY OF BILLING AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION

We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.

You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.

For more detail, please review our Returns Policy.

SECTION 7 - OPTIONAL TOOLS

We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor nor have any control nor input. 
You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools. 
Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s). 
We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.

SECTION 8 - THIRD-PARTY LINKS

Certain content, products and services available via our Service may include materials from third-parties. 
Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties. 
We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.

SECTION 9 - USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS

If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, 'comments'), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to us. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments. 
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service. 
You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any comments posted by you or any third-party.

SECTION 10 - PERSONAL INFORMATION

Your submission of personal information through the store is governed by our Privacy Policy. To view our Privacy Policy.

SECTION 11 - ERRORS, INACCURACIES AND OMISSIONS

Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). 
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.

SECTION 12 - PROHIBITED USES

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

SECTION 13 - DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free. 
We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable. 
You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you. 
You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement. 
In no case shall Grey Area Design, LLC our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

SECTION 14 - INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Grey Area Design, LLC and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

SECTION 15 - SEVERABILITY

In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

SECTION 16 - TERMINATION

The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes. 
These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site. 
If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).

SECTION 17 - ENTIRE AGREEMENT

The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. 
These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). 
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.

SECTION 18 - GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Department of Consumer Protection 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 901 Hartford, Connecticut  06103-1840 

SECTION 19 - CHANGES TO TERMS OF SERVICE

You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page. 
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.

SECTION 20 - CONTACT INFORMATION

Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at info@absolutebearing.coffee.

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PRIVACY & SAFETY

• General Principles

Grey Area Design, LLC adheres to industry best privacy principles with respect to the data collection practices on this Web site. Our fundamental privacy principles incorporate the guidelines set forth by the Federal Trade Commission for Web sites that collect personally identifying information:

• Notice

Grey Area Design, LLC  is committed to clearly and readily disclosing our data collection practices so that you can make informed decisions about your activities at our web site.

• Choice

Grey Area Design, LLC  provides you with a choice whether to participate in its data collection activities.

• Access

Grey Area Design, LLC provides you with the opportunity to review, modify, and delete any personally identifiable information that you have previously provided.

• Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. https://www.absolutebearing.coffee/shop uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), the industry standard for secure commerce transactions to transmit your credit card information over the Internet. This means your credit card number is scrambled during the transaction process, so that the information cannot be read as it travels over the Internet.

• IP Addresses

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information in the interest of improving our site and service.

• Cookies and Web Beacons

A cookie is a unique identifier collected by the site to verify a return visitor's identity, or to understand how visitors navigate the site. The use of cookies is standard on the Internet and many major web sites use them. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies; however, you can usually change your browser to prevent or notify you whenever you are sent a cookie. This gives you the chance to decide whether or not to accept the cookie.

A "cookie" does not tell us who you are, your email address, or any other personal information. We use the information it provides to help us improve the site and our service, and to provide our visitors with a better experience, while on the site.

You may adjust your browser's settings to reject our cookies, those of our business partners, or those of our service providers (described below). Please note that if you upgrade your browser or use another computer, you may have to make additional or further adjustments. Even without accepting our cookie you can still access most of the features on the site. There will, however, be limitations on your use of some site functions. For example, if you choose to disable cookies you will not be able to view your orders on-line, store or update your user profile, or take advantage of promotional discounts.

A Web Beacon (also called a "clear GIF", "image tag", or "pixel tag" is a small line of code that is placed on a website that facilitates analysis of the general usage patterns of visitors to the website and advertising campaigns.

• Registration Forms and Email Addresses

Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name and e-mail address), financial information (like their account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like their zip code and state). We use customer contact information from the registration form to send the user information about our company. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future e-mails; see the choice/opt-out section below. Demographic and profile data may also be collected at our site. We use this data to help us improve this website and our service.

When you contact us via email, we answer by sending an email response to the sender. We also store the email we receive for archival purposes and for our own marketing purposes if we feel that it is consistent with the nature of the inquiry. We will not use return email addresses for any other purpose unless you give us permission to do so

• Business Partners

This site contains links to other sites. Grey Area Design, LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Information collected on this web site --such as sales data or general demographic information-- is available to certain business partners of Grey Area Design, LLC. Each such business partner enters into a confidentiality agreement with Grey Area Design, LLC. This insures that data we collect from our customers will not be sold, rented, or otherwise distributed to parties unknown to Grey Area Design, LLC.; nor used for purposes other then those expressly sanctioned by Grey Area Design, LLC. We never share specific information such as name, address, or email address at any time.

• Our Service Providers

We use the services of several third parties in connection with our site (i.e., banner advertising services or email delivery). These service providers may use cookies and Web Beacons on our behalf and may set and read cookies using their own servers. Each of these service providers is contractually obligated to use these technologies only to provide services to us and in a manner consistent with this privacy statement. Moreover, these vendors may only use data that they may collect on our behalf (or that we otherwise provide to them) in connection with their provision of services to us. With certain service providers, we allow them to use data in an aggregated, anonymous manner to compile statistics about their services and to publish those statistics. For example, our banner advertising service provider can say that it "serves X billion impressions on behalf of our customers each month".

We use the services of a third party site analytics vendor to assist us in better understanding your use of our site. This vendor uses cookies and Web Beacons on our behalf. The collection of data on our site by this vendor is accomplished through a first-party data collection mechanism, so merely blocking cookies served from third party domains will not block these first-party cookies. The information that this vendor collects and stores on our behalf allows us to better understand how our site's visitors use and respond to this site. This vendor analyzes the information it collects on our behalf and returns it to us via a secure web connection. The information and analysis will be used to assist us in better understanding your interests in our web site and how to better serve those interests and provide you with more personalized product offerings. Other than possibly allowing use of collected data on an aggregate basis, this vendor is contractually prohibited from using our data for any other purpose and is required to maintain all information collected and its analysis in confidence. As a visitor to this site, you have the option to deactivate the ability of this vendor to collect your data on our behalf. You may also choose to continue to benefit from the improved shopping experience which these services allow us to provide to you, but maintain anonymity. If you delete your cookies or visit this site using another browser, you will need to opt-out again. To learn more about the various levels of privacy and confidentiality you can select and to exercise your choice click here.

• Order Forms

Our site uses an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect visitors' contact information (like their e-mail address), financial information (like their account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like their zip code and state). Contact information from the order form is used to send orders, and information about our company. The customer's contact information is also used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future e-mails. See the choice/opt-out section below. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. Unique identifiers are collected from Web site visitors to verify the user's identity and for use as account numbers in our record system. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to help us improve this website and our service.

• Online Surveys and Contests

From time to time, we may conduct online surveys to help us better understand and serve the needs of our customers. Our online surveys may ask visitors for contact information (like their e-mail address) and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level). We may use contact data from our surveys to send the user information about our company. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future e-mails. See the choice/opt-out section below. Unique identifiers are collected from Web site visitors to verify the user's identity. We use this data to help us improve this website and our service.

From time to time, we may run contests on our site in which we ask visitors for contact information (like their e-mail address), and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level). The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future e-mails; see the choice/opt-out section below. Unique identifiers are collected from Web site visitors to verify the user's identity. We use this data to help us improve this website and our service.

• Choice/Opt-Out

Our site provides users the opportunity to choose how information you provide to us can be used by Grey Area Design, LLC. If you are getting promotional email from us and would like to be taken off our list, simply click the link at the bottom of any email to unsubscribe. If you would to be taken off our direct mail list, please call Customer Service at (860)531-2148. Please be reassured that we never sell, share, or otherwise give out any mail or email addresses to other vendors.

You can also send us an e-mail @ info@absolutebearing.coffee.

• Changes in our business or privacy policies

As we continue to develop our business, we may sell certain of our assets. In such transactions, visitor information may be one of the transferred assets. Also, in the event that all or substantially all of our assets are acquired in a transaction, our visitor information may be an asset that is reviewed and transferred. Such a transaction will be disclosed per the guidelines below. Also, we reserve the right to disclose any data we collect at our sites if required by law or valid order of a court or other governmental authority or to protect the health and safety of our employees or the general public.

If we decide to change our privacy policies, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If, however, we are going to use visitors' personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify visitors by posting a notice on our web site for thirty (30) days in advance of such use.

Please note, if you are accessing the website from the United Kingdom, the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from US laws, be advised that through your continued use of any website owned by or affiliated with FGrey Area Design, LLC, which are governed by U.S. law, and this Privacy Policy, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer and the processing of your information in the United States or other location determined by Grey Area Design, LLC in its discretion.

• Children

This Web site is not intended to nor does it seek to receive information from children under the age of 13. However, due to the nature of our services, purchase information is collected without requiring the customer to disclose his or her age on this Web site.

• Access or Update Your Information

We provide all visitors to our web site with the opportunity to review, modify, and delete any personally identifiable information that has previously been provided. You can send us an e-mail or write us as set forth below.

• Contacting the website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact: (860)531-2148

 

WHOLESALE INQUIRIES

Absolute Bearing Coffee Company is coffee for everyone, no matter if you’re a coffee pro or a regular Joe. No politics, no pretension. No games or gimmicks. Just a huge variety of Speciality coffee beans at great prices, . We’re confident in our ability to provide better service, better coffee, and better prices. Your customers will appreciate the difference - and so will your bottom line. Visit our webpage to apply, request your samples, and taste the difference Absolute Bearing Coffee Company can make to your business.

You might already have tasted Absolute Bearing Coffee Company. You’ll find our products in some of the best cafés and restaurants, as well as in nationally distributed craft beers and kombucha! Our dedicated staff is here to help you get exactly what you need whether you’re looking for unroasted coffee beans, organic single-origins, fair and direct trade selections.  How are Absolute Bearing Coffee Company different? Well, for us, quality comes first. We’ve been roasting coffee since 2008 and we’ve learned a few things about finding the best beans at the best price. We work with farmers and co-ops to bring approachable products to market. And for our wholesale program, our goal is to establish long-term business relationships - not just make a quick sale.

Our coffees are priced so that everyone can have a wonderful, flavorful experience. We work with our wholesale partners to ensure they’re getting the support they need. Our knowledgable customer service team is available for any questions or assistance with ordering.

We roast your coffee per order, every time. That means your coffee never sits on a shelf or in a warehouse. We only roast when we receive your order guaranteeing you and your customers the freshest, best tasting coffee that will keep them coming back for more!