From time-to-time Vertical Studies may give you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our Website. If you participate, we will request certain Personal Information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose the requested information.
Information About Your Transactions With Us: In addition, we collect your order information and purchase and payment history.
Cookies and Similar Files:
Our Website uses “cookies” and files that are similar to cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers created by your browser at our request and stored in an approved and standardized place on your computer. By transferring these cookies, Vertical Studies assigns you a unique customer code and record locater. Information about your activity on our Website can then be included in your customer record, which is stored within the Vertical Studies firewall. When you visit or return to our Website, we read the cookie to identify you as one of our customers and help recall orders or preferences you have selected. The cookie also enables us to recall your past activities, post your account data, and tailor site elements and special offers to you. No Personal Information about you is stored on the cookie.
Most Web browsers accept cookies by default, but allow users to reject cookies by changing the browser preferences. If you have set up your browser to reject cookies, some aspects of our Website, including our Shopping Cart, will not work properly.
If you have Macromedia Flash installed on your computer, we will also use a file called a Flash Object to store your unique customer code and record locater on your computer. Unless deactivated by you, the Flash Object provides us with a backup method for recognizing you in the event that we are unable to identify your cookies.
We offer you a variety of choices with respect to how we use and share your personal information.
Sharing Information With Others: We will not share your Personal Information, such as your e-mail address or name, with unaffiliated organizations for them to use to inform you about their or other companies’ products and services unless you consent to this sharing on registration (if applicable) or in updating your account preferences. You may opt in by checking the appropriate box during registration (if applicable) or, following registration, by logging into “My Account,” selecting “Account Update,” and checking the applicable box. You may also opt-in by sending a written request to the address below. If you send a written request, please be sure to include your exact name, mailing address and telephone number(s) and a statement that you would like us to share your Personal Information with other organizations that may have special offers, products or services that may be of interest to you. Even if you do not opt in to this sharing, we may still share Personal Information about you with other companies as permitted or required by law.
Communications from Vertical Studies: If you do not want to receive communications from Vertical Studies about products and services that may be of interest to you, simply indicate this preference by logging into “My Account,” selecting “Account Update, and updating your preference. You may also request to be added to our Do-Not-E-Mail list, Do-Not-Call list, and/or our Do-Not-Mail list by writing to the address below and indicating your preferences. Please be sure to provide your exact name, e-mail address, mailing address and telephone number(s) and the list or lists you would like to be included on (Do-Not-E-mail, Do-Not-Call, and/or Do-Not-Mail). Even if you choose to be placed on one of these lists, we may still communicate with you using any of these methods regarding your use of our Website, your orders or your account.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards designed to help us protect your nonpublic personal information. For example, we use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt your CREDIT CARD information when you purchase products through our website. When you establish an account at Vertical Studies, you choose a password to help protect your account information. A password is only as strong as you make it: you should select a unique password and keep it safe. You may change the password as often as you wish by going to “My Account” and selecting “Account Update.”
Vertical Studies authorizes only those persons who need to know personal information to administer your account, to provide or inform you about products and services, or to maintain, improve or administer our website to access your personal information.
With respect to certain website hosting and other products and services provided to you, we may obtain access to data about your end users or customers. We generally process and use such end user and customer data on your behalf and under your instructions in accordance with our role as a mere processor of any such information on your behalf.
Problems Signing In
Our sign-in process is designed to help protect your privacy. If you have trouble signing in to our website, please ensure that you are using your registered e-mail address and/or correct password. If you are using your registered e-mail address and correct password, and you continue to have trouble signing in to our site, please contact Customer Care.
Vertical Studies sends an e-mail notice confirming acceptance of each order you place to the e-mail address you provided to us when signing up for a Vertical Studies account. If you receive a confirmation for an order you did not place, please e-mail us immediately at Customer Service.
Disclaimer of Warranty
Shipping and Delivery
All Products purchased from the Website shall be delivered to the Member by the Logistics Partner engaged by Vertical Studies.
Vertical Studies will endeavor to exercise its best efforts to provide expeditious delivery of the products on the estimated arrival date while placing the order. However, Vertical Studies cannot accept liability or be held financially responsible under any circumstances for any delay in delivery regardless of cause of such delay. Estimated Arrival Date is purely indicative and is subject to change due to change in conditions post placement of order. Vertical Studies disclaims any claims or liabilities arising from any delays or and damages for goods in transit. Vertical Studies shall not be held responsible and will bear no liability for delays or and damages caused by but not limited to bad weather, flight delays, political disruptions, other unforeseen circumstances. Any reasonable delay beyond Vertical Studies control will not constitute as a deficiency of service on the part of Vertical Studies.
The member undertakes to provide accurate postal address to facilitate delivery by Vertical Studies. Incomplete address details are likely to result in loss or delay of shipment. Vertical Studies will not be held liable for delays or loss of shipments or any other loss caused due to inaccurate and incomplete address. Member will be liable to pay for the product or service which is undelivered for want of completeness/accuracy of address provided at the time of placing the order. Vertical Studies will not be held liable for misplaced, lost shipments, delays, incorrect deliveries or any other loss caused to the member.
In an event where the Member requests for a change to the product, address, or any other details pertaining to the product or service post placement of order, this will result change to the original Estimated Arrival Date subject to availability of the product at the time and post such change request. Vertical Studies will endeavor to accommodate such changes requested post placement of order, however will not be held liable under any circumstances for non-execution of such change requests.
Vertical Studies shall be entitled to dispose the Products ordered by the Member in the event that the Member is not available for delivery or refuses delivery within 7 days of first delivery attempt. In the event of disposal, Vertical Studies will not be liable for any misuse post such disposal.
Use of Site
You are granted permission to access and use this Site and its Content for the sole purpose of preparing, evaluating, and ordering products or services solely through Vertical Studies (referred to herein as “Products”). No other download, retention, use, publication, or distribution of any portion of the Content is authorized or permitted. Obtaining Products from Vertical Studies does not entitle you to use any portion of Content apart from the finished Products as they are supplied by Vertical Studies. You are solely responsible for your use of Content in combination with any other images, graphics, text or other materials you incorporate into your Products. You agree that you will not include any text, image, design, trademark, service mark, or any copyrighted work of any third party in your Products unless you have obtained the appropriate authorizations from the owners. You warrant that your Products do not infringe upon any rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, right of publicity or privacy, and will not libel or defame any third party, and that you have all required rights or permissions necessary to incorporate third party material into your Products. By placing an order on this Site, you warrant that you have all necessary permission, right and authority to place the order and you authorize Vertical Studies to produce the Products on your behalf. You may not use this Site to send or use e-cards in any manner that would constitute the transmission of Spam or unsolicited e-mails. You may not use scripting or other programs to automate the creation and/or transmission of e-cards. Vertical Studies reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time, and without prior notice, to limit the number of recipients to which you may send an e-card and/or limit the number of e-cards that you may send. You agree that you are responsible for protecting your password and controlling access to your registered account. You agree that you will be responsible for all orders placed or other actions that are taken through your registered account.
You are solely responsible for your use of Content in combination with any other images, graphics, text or other materials you incorporate into your Products.
You agree that you will not include any text, image, design, trademark, service mark, or any copyrighted work of any third party in your Products unless you have obtained the appropriate authorizations from the owners.
Copyrighted Materials for Limited Use