Welcome to theBalm (www.thebalm.com) (the “Website”).  This Website is maintained and operated by Shipman Associates, LLC d/b/a theBalm cosmetics (“Company”, “we”, “our” or “us”). YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (THE "TERMS AND CONDITIONS") AND ALL APPLICABLE LAWS.  BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY PART OF THE WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT, WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION, THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW, YOU MAY NOT USE ANY PORTION OF THE WEBSITE.

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAIN AN ARBITRATION AGREEMENT AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER. PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY, SINCE THEY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS.

 

Promotional Terms for theBalm “End of Summer 2021 Flash Sale" Starting August 26th, 2021: Offer only available on website purchases on www.thebalm.com from August 26th, 2021 until August 31st 11:59pm PST, 2021. Promotional offer applies to all available products while supplies last. Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. No adjustments can be made on order once they are placed. No pricing adjustments can be made on orders prior to sale or after sale. Automatic discount of 50% is reflected on product webpages; all discounts will be applied at checkout, no code needed. Orders may take up to 10 business days to process, and may be further impacted by UPS, USPS or Fedex delivery times during Covid. Domestic and International shipping fees will apply:

    • All U.S. Orders: A $5.00 shipping charge is applied to orders under $35.00, and free for orders $35.00 or over. 
    • International Orders: A $30.00 shipping charge is applied to orders under $100, and free for orders $100 or over. Fees do not include duties or taxes. If you have questions regarding the duty or tax rate for your package, please contact your local postal service for more information.

Returns and Exchanges for theBalm "End of Summer 2021 Flash Sale": Regular Returns & Exchanges Policy applies.

 

Adjusted Loyalty Program Terms during theBalm "End of Summer 2021 Flash Sale": For the duration of the Flash Sale #theBalmers Loyalty Program points do not apply. Points cannot be earned on purchases and rewards cannot be redeemed and used during Flash Sale. Registration for new Loyalty Program members is still active. 

 

 

 

 

Accessibility: If you are having any trouble accessing these Terms and Conditions or the Website, please contact us at (510) 522-3610 between the hours of 9AM-5PM PST.

Authorized Use of Website:  This Website is provided for your personal and non-commercial use and for informational purposes only. Any other use of the Website requires the prior written consent of Company.

Unauthorized Use of Website:  You may not use spiders, robots, data mining techniques or other automated devices or programs to catalog, download or otherwise reproduce, store or distribute content available on the Website. Further, you may not use any such automated means to manipulate the Website, such as automating what are otherwise manual or one-off procedures. You may not take any action to interfere with, or disrupt, the Website or any other user's use of the Website, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing” the Website, circumventing security or user authentication measures or attempting to exceed the limited authorization and access granted to you under these Terms and Conditions. You may not frame portions of the Website within another Website. You may not resell use of, or access to, the Website to any third party without our prior written consent.

Proprietary Rights: Company is the owner of or otherwise licensed to use all parts of the Website, including all copy, software, graphics, designs and all copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights contained therein. Some materials on the Website belong to third parties who have authorized Company to display the materials, such as certain third party licensors.  By using the Service, you agree not to copy, distribute, modify or make derivative works of any materials without the prior written consent of the owner of such materials.  Except as expressly set forth in these Terms and Conditions, no license is granted to you and no rights are conveyed by virtue of accessing or using the Website.  All rights not granted under these Terms and Conditions are reserved by Company.

No Ideas Accepted: We do not accept any unsolicited ideas from outside the company including without limitation suggestions about advertising or promotions, or merchandising of any products, additions to our services, or changes in methods of doing business.  We may already be working on or may in the future work on a similar idea. This policy eliminates concerns about ownership of such ideas. If, notwithstanding this policy, you submit an unsolicited idea to this Website, you understand and acknowledge that such idea is not submitted in confidence and we assume no obligation, expressed or implied, by considering it. You further understand that we shall exclusively own all known or hereafter existing rights to the idea everywhere in the world, and that such idea is hereby irrevocably assigned to us.  Without limiting the foregoing, to the extent any such assignment is deemed unenforceable, and or to the extent necessary for Company to utilize your submission, you hereby grant Company an irrevocable, perpetual, world-wide license to use the idea and any associated intellectual property in any manner, in any medium now known or hereafter developed, without compensation to you. 

User-Generated Content: You (and other third parties) may be able to post text comments or other content (collectively, “Content”) in certain areas on the Website or on other websites or platforms that we own or operate, including on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest ("Other Platforms"). You may only post Content that you created or which the owner of the Content has given you permission to post.  If Content depicts any person other than yourself, you must have permission from that person or, if that person is a minor, permission from that person’s parent or legal guardian, before you post the Content. You may be required to provide proof of such permission to Company.  You may not post or distribute Content that is illegal or that violates these Terms and Conditions.  By posting or distributing Content to the Website, you represent and warrant that (a) you own all the rights to the Content or are authorized to use and distribute the Content to the Website, (b) the Content does not and will not infringe any copyright, right of publicity, or any other third-party right nor violate any law or regulation, and (c) the posting of Content on the Website does not result in a breach of any contract between you and a third party. You are solely responsible for any Content you upload, post, display or otherwise provide to us through the Website or Other Platform. Any Content you post or provide, including any questions, reviews, comments and suggestions, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. By sharing Content with us, you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and transferable right to use, copy, reproduce, perform, distribute, display, publish, sell, and create derivative works of, the Content, and to grant and authorize sub-licensees of the foregoing. Additionally, we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such Content for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services which incorporate such Content.   You further agree that this means that any Content may appear on sites other than the Website through which you submitted your Content including but not limited to Other Platforms.   You agree that you will not use a false or misleading email address, impersonate another person or entity or otherwise mislead with respect to any Content.  You agree to pay for all royalties, fees and other monies owing to any person by reason of any Content you post on the Properties.   We are under no obligation to screen or monitor Content, but may review Content from time to time at our sole discretion to review compliance with these Terms and Conditions.

Under no circumstances will Company be liable in any way for any content or materials posted by any third parties, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any such content. You acknowledge that Company does not pre-screen content, but that Company and its designees will have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is available via the Website. Without limiting the foregoing, Company and its designees will have the right to remove any Content that violates these Terms and Conditions or is deemed by Company, in its sole discretion, to be otherwise objectionable.

We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted on the Website or endorse any opinions expressed therein. You understand that by using the Website, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise in appropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled or are otherwise deceptive.

Links: This Website may contain links to other Websites not maintained by us. Other Websites may also reference or link to our Website. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Website and to read the terms and conditions and privacy statements of each and every Website that you visit.  We are not responsible for the practices or the content of such other Websites.

 

Terms of Sale: By placing an order you are offering to purchase a product on and subject to the following terms and conditions. All orders are subject to availability and confirmation of the order price.

Dispatch times may vary according to availability and subject to any delays resulting from postal delays or force majeure for which we will not be responsible.

In order to contract Company you must be over 18 years of age and possess a valid credit or debit card issued by a bank acceptable to us. Company retains the right to refuse any request made by you. If your order is accepted we will inform you by email and we will confirm the identity of the party which you have contracted with. This will usually be Company or may in some cases be a third party. Where a contract is made with a third party Company is not acting as either agent or principal and the contract is made between yourself and that third party and will be subject to the terms of sale which they supply you. When placing an order you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorized user of the credit or debit card used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the goods. The cost of foreign products and services may fluctuate. All prices advertised are subject to such changes.

(a) Our Contract. When you place an order, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail confirming receipt of your order: this email will only be an acknowledgement and will not constitute acceptance of your order. A contract between us will not be formed until we send you confirmation by e-mail that the goods which you ordered have been dispatched to you. Only those goods listed in the confirmation e-mail sent at the time of dispatch will be included in the contract formed.

(b) Pricing and Availability. Whilst we try and ensure that all details, descriptions and prices which appear on this Website are accurate, errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of any goods which you have ordered we will inform you of this as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If we are unable to contact you we will treat the order as cancelled. If you cancel and you have already paid for the goods, you will receive a full refund. Delivery costs will be charged in addition; such additional charges are clearly displayed where applicable and included in the 'Total Cost'.

(c) Payment. Upon receiving your order we carry out a standard authorization check on your payment card to ensure there are sufficient funds to fulfil the transaction. Your card will be debited upon authorization being received. The monies received upon the debiting of your card shall be treated as a deposit against the value of the goods you wish to purchase. Once the goods have been dispatched and you have been sent a confirmation email the monies paid as a deposit shall be used as consideration for the value of goods you have purchased as listed in the confirmation email.

No Warranties:  WHILE COMPANY USES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE, EXCEPT FOR THE EXPRESS WARRANTIES STATED ON OUR WEBSITE, COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE. FURTHER, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN.

IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOST OPPORTUNITIES, COSTS OF COVER, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. FURTHER, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY BE LIABLE OR FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES ABOVE WHAT YOU PAID TO COMPANY FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, EACH OF WHICH, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IS HEREBY EXCLUDED BY AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT EITHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") Notice: Materials may be made available via the Website by users and other third parties not within our control. We are under no obligation to, and do not, scan content posted on the Website for the inclusion of illegal or impermissible content. However, we respect the copyright interests of others. It is our policy not to permit materials known by us to infringe another party’s copyright to remain on the Website.

If you believe any materials on the Website infringe a copyright, you should provide us with written notice that at a minimum contains:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online website are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that website;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.