Terms of Service
EFFECTIVE DATE: 05/20/19 LAST UPDATED: 05/20/19
Please read these Terms of Service Agreement (the "agreement") carefully before using the scienceandberries.com website (the "Service") operated by Vision Smart Center, Inc. By accessing or using this website or any other websites of Vision Smart Center, Inc. ("us" or "we" or "our", its affiliates or agents with links to this agreement (collectively, the "site") in any way, including using the services and resources available or enabled via the site (each a "service" and collectively, the "services") by us, completing the registration process, making a purchase, and/or merely browsing the site, you represent that (1) you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the agreement, (2) you are of legal age to form a binding contract with the company, and (3) you have the authority to enter into the agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by the agreement, you may not access or use this site or the services.
If you subscribe to the services for a term (the "initial term"), then the initial term will be automatically renewed for additional periods of the same duration as the initial term at company's then-current fee for such services unless you cancel your subscription in accordance with the terms set forth herein. You may cancel your subscription at any time.
This agreement requires the use of arbitration on an individual basis to resolve disputes, rather than jury trials or class actions, and also limit the remedies available to you in the event of a dispute.
Your use of, and participation in, certain Services may be subject to additional terms ("Supplemental Terms") and such Supplemental Terms will either be listed in this Agreement or will be presented to you for your acceptance when you sign up to use the supplemental Service. The Supplemental Terms shall be governed by the terms of this Agreement. If this Agreement is inconsistent with the Supplemental Terms, the Supplemental Terms shall control with respect to such Service.
It is your responsibility to review this agreement periodically. We may revise this agreement at any time without notice to you. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site or the services.
Please note that this agreement is subject to change by us in our sole discretion at any time. When changes are made, we will make a new copy of the Agreement available at the Site. We will also update the "Last Updated" date at the top of the Agreement. If we make any material changes, and you have registered to use the Services, we will also send an e-mail to you at the last e-mail address you provided to us pursuant to the Agreement. Any changes to the Agreement will be effective immediately for new users of the Site or Services and will be effective thirty (30) days after posting notice of such changes on the Site for existing users, provided that any material changes shall be effective for users who have a registered account on the Site upon the earlier of thirty (30) days after posting notice of such changes on the Site or thirty (30) days after dispatch of an e-mail notice of such changes to registered users. We may require you to provide consent to the updated Agreement in a specified manner before further use of the Site or the Services is permitted. If you do not agree to any change(s) after receiving a notice of such change(s), you shall stop using the Site and/or the Services. Otherwise, your continued use of the Site and/or Services constitutes your acceptance of such change(s). Please regularly check the site to view the then-current agreement.
The Services are generally not intended for persons under the age of eighteen (18) years (or age of majority of the individual's relevant country). If you are under this age, please do not view, use, register for, or subscribe to, the Services. If we learn that you are under eighteen (18) years of age or any other majority age in your country (or fraudulently misrepresented your age during the registration process, if applicable), we will promptly cancel your registration, or subscription, if any, and stop providing you the Services. You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age. We may, in our sole discretion, refuse to offer the Services to any person or entity and change its eligibility criteria at any time. You are solely responsible for ensuring that these Terms of Service are in compliance with all laws, rules and regulations applicable to you and the right to access the Services is revoked where these Terms of Service or use of the Services is prohibited or to the extent offering, sale or provision of the Services conflicts with any applicable law, rule or regulation. Further, the Services are offered only for your use, and not for the use or benefit of any third party.
We grant you a limited license to access and use the Site for your personal use, and to copy, distribute and transmit the content of this Site only to the extent that such copying, distribution and transmission is automatically done through your browser software incidentally to using the Site for your personal use.
The sale or linking of our products on or to any third party e-commerce Site, marketplace or mobile application without our specific written consent is expressly prohibited.
Further, (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, reproduce, distribute, host or otherwise commercially exploit the Site or Services, (b) you shall not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any of our trademarks, logos, or other intellectual property (including images, text, page layout or form); (c) you shall not use any metatags or other "hidden text" using our name or trademarks; (d) you shall not modify, translate, adapt, merge, make derivative works of, disassemble, decompile, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Site except to the extent the foregoing restrictions are expressly prohibited by applicable law; (e) you shall not use any manual or automated software, devices or other processes (including but not limited to spiders, robots, scrapers, crawlers, avatars, data mining tools or the like) to "scrape" or download data from any web pages contained in the Site (except that we grant the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials); (f) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Site or Services may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means; and (g) you shall not remove or destroy any copyright notices or other proprietary markings contained on or in the Site. Any future release, update or other addition to the Site shall be subject to this Agreement. We, our suppliers and service providers reserve all rights not granted in this Agreement. Any unauthorized use of the Site or Services terminates the licenses granted by us pursuant to this Agreement.
To create an account and/or make purchases through the Site, you will be asked to submit certain information, which may include your name and/or a username, email address, and password. Each time you use your password or identification, you will be deemed to be authorized to access and use the Site in a manner consistent with this Agreement and we have no obligation to investigate the authorization or source of any such access or use of the Site.
In order to access certain features of the Services, you may be required to link your account with a social networking site or other third party account, such as Facebook ("SNS" and each such account, a "Third-Party Account") by allowing us to access your Third-Party Account, as is permitted under the applicable terms and conditions that govern your use of each Third-Party Account. You represent that you have the right to grant us access to your Third-Party Account (including, but not limited to, for use for the purposes described herein) without breach by you of any of the terms and conditions that govern your use of the applicable Third-Party Account and without requiring us to pay any fees or subjecting us to any usage limitations imposed by such third-party service providers. By granting us access to any Third-Party Accounts, we may access, make available and store (if applicable) any photographs, information, data, text, software, graphics, video, messages, tags and/or other materials accessible through the Site ("Content") that you have provided to and stored in your Third-Party Account ("SNS Content") so that it is available on and through the Site via your account. You may also share Content obtained or accessed through the Services with such Third-Party Account. You have the ability to disable the connection between your account and your Third-Party Accounts at any time by accessing the "Settings" section of the Site. Please note that your relationship with the third-party service providers associated with your third-party accounts is governed solely by your agreement(s) with such third-party service providers, and we will have no liability for personally identifiable information that may be provided to them by such third-party service providers in violation of the privacy settings that you have set in such third-party accounts. We make no effort to review any SNS Content for any purpose, including but not limited to, for accuracy, legality or noninfringement, and we are not responsible for any SNS Content.
You will be solely responsible for all access to and use of this site by anyone using your password and identification whether or not such access to and use of this site is actually authorized by you, including without limitation, all communications and transmissions and all obligations (including, without limitation, financial obligations) incurred through such access or use.
You are solely responsible for protecting the security and confidentiality of your password and identification. You shall immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or identification or any other breach or threatened breach of this Site's security.
At the time of your first order, we will request shipping and payment information. You agree that we may update your payment information with information your bank or credit card issuer may supply, or other information available to us.
Certain of our Services, including the purchase of any products offered by us, may be subject to payments now or in the future (the "Paid Services"). Please note that any payment terms presented to you in the process of using or signing up for a Paid Service are deemed part of this Agreement.
Subscription process, renewal and cancellation
If you purchase a subscription to Science + Berries supplements through our Site, every twenty-eight (28) days, we will send you a shipment containing a thirty (30) day supply of supplements from us. Our subscription term is twenty-eight (28) days so we make sure that you do not run out of your supplements at the end of each month.
Your subscription will continue, and you will be charged, every twenty-eight (28) days, until you choose to cancel. However, please note that all fees for the Services are non-refundable, so if you cancel your subscription, we will send you any outstanding supply of supplements but will not refund you any amounts for shipments not received as of the date of cancellation. There is no subscription fee associated with your subscription. You will only be charged for the cost of the product and the cost of shipping and handling. After your initial twenty-eight (28) day subscription period, and again after any subsequent subscription period, your subscription will automatically commence on the first day following the end of such period (each a "Renewal Commencement Date") and continue for an additional twenty-eight (28) day period, at our then-current price for such subscription. You agree that your account will be subject to this automatic renewal feature unless you cancel your subscription at any time prior to the Renewal Commencement Date by logging into and going to the "Change/Cancel Membership" page of your "Account Settings" page.
If you do not wish your account to renew automatically, or if you want to cancel your subscription, please log in and go to the "Change/Cancel Membership" page on your "Account Settings" page. By subscribing, you authorize us to charge your payment provider now, and again at the beginning of any subsequent subscription period. We will send you an email reminder prior to charging your payment provider each subscription period. If you choose to cancel your subscription at any time, your subscription will terminate automatically and we will not charge your payment provider for the subsequent subscription period. You agree that the we may either terminate or suspend your subscription for any reason at any time in our sole discretion.
Billing and payments
We accept the following bank or credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover, Diners, JCB and Paypal.
You may be charged local tax, if applicable. If your payment method is declined, we will attempt to process your charge until the transaction is approved. If we are unable to complete the transaction, we may contact you directly to update your account information.
We use a third-party service provider for payment services (e.g., credit card transaction processing, merchant settlement, and related services). You hereby consent to provide and authorize Vision Smart Center, Inc. and its third-party service provider to share any information and payment instructions you provide to the extent required to complete payment transactions in accordance with this Agreement, including personal, financial, credit card payment, and transaction information. Upon initial registration of your credit card, you may see a pending charge as part of the authorization confirmation process. This is not a charge and is used to confirm account authenticity. The pending charge should automatically clear on its own. The processing of payments will be subject to the terms, conditions and privacy policies of the Payment Processor in addition to this Agreement. We are not responsible for errors by the Payment Processor. By choosing to use Paid Services, you agree to pay us, through the Payment Processor, all charges at the prices then in effect for any use of such Paid Services in accordance with the applicable payment terms and you authorize us, through the Payment Processor, to charge your chosen payment provider (your "Payment Method"). You agree to make payments using that selected Payment Method. We reserve the right to correct any errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment.
If you have any issues, please contact email@example.com.
We are not responsible for any fees or charges that your bank or credit card issuer may apply.
The risk of loss and title for items purchased by you passes to you upon our delivery of the items to the carrier. If you would like to receive a refund for any reason, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Refunds will be issued by us in our sole discretion.
The terms of your payment will be based on your Payment Method and may be determined by agreements between you and the financial institution, credit card issuer or other provider of your chosen Payment Method. If we, through the Payment Processor, do not receive payment from you, you agree to pay all amounts due on your Billing Account upon demand.
Some of the Paid Services, such as the purchase of auto-replacing product or other products, may consist of an initial period, for which there is a one-time charge, followed by recurring period charges as agreed to by you. You will have the ability to specify how regularly you would like to order any auto-replacing products. By choosing a recurring payment plan, you acknowledge that such Services have an initial and recurring payment feature and you accept responsibility for all recurring charges prior to cancellation. All recurring payments are fully earned upon payment. We may submit periodic charges (e.g., monthly) without further authorization from you, until you provide prior notice (receipt of which is confirmed by us) that you have terminated this authorization or wish to change your payment method. Such notice will not affect charges submitted before we reasonably could act. To terminate your authorization or change your payment method, go to www.scienceandberries.com.
Current Information Required
You must provide current, complete and accurate information for your billing account. You must promptly update all information to keep your billing account current, complete and accurate (such as a change in billing address, credit card number, or credit card expiration date), and you must promptly notify us or our payment processor if your payment method is canceled (e.g., for loss or theft) or if you become aware of a potential breach of security, such as the unauthorized disclosure or use of your user name or password. Changes to such information can be made at www.scienceandberries.com. If you fail to provide any of the foregoing information, you agree that we may continue charging you for any use of paid services under your billing account unless you have terminated your paid services as set forth above.
Change in Amount Authorized
If the amount to be charged to your Billing Account varies from the amount you preauthorized (other than due to the imposition or change in the amount of state sales taxes), you have the right to receive, and we shall provide, notice of the amount to be charged and the date of the charge before the scheduled date of the transaction. Any agreement you have with your payment provider will govern your use of your Payment Method. You agree that we may accumulate charges incurred and submit them as one or more aggregate charges during or at the end of each billing cycle.
Science + Berries reserves the right to refuse to post or remove any material submitted or posted in any Review. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that Science + Berries is under no obligation to edit or modify any information available in any Reviews or decide any dispute or disagreement between the posters and shall have no liability to you for any content posted in a Review. Science + Berries does not assume liability for Reviews or for any claims for economic loss resulting from such ratings and reviews. Because we expect users to maintain a high level of integrity with respect to ratings and reviews posted through the Services, you agree: (i) to base any rating or review you post only on your first-hand experience with the product you are reviewing; (ii) you will not submit a rating or review in exchange for payment or other benefits from any individual or entity; and (iii) your review will comply with the terms set forth herein. If Science + Berries determines, in our sole discretion, that any rating or review could diminish the integrity of the ratings and reviews, we may exclude such Review without notice. Further, Science + Berries may remove any Reviews in the event it determines, in its sole discretion, that a Review:
- Is false, unlawful, misleading, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing (or advocates harassment of another person), threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
- Is patently offensive to the online community, such as that which promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
- Would constitute, encourage, promote or provide instructions for conduct of an illegal activity, a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate the rights of any party in any country of the world, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, national or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or any rules of any securities exchange, including but not limited to, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and/or the NASDAQ;
- Provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy or providing or creating computer viruses;
- May infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
- Constitutes mass mailings or "spamming", "junk mail", "chain letters" or "pyramid schemes";
- Impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including Science + Berries;
- Is private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, social security numbers and credit card numbers;
- Include or are intended to facilitate viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
- Is unrelated to the topic of the Reviews or products in which such Review is posted; or
- (i) is otherwise objectionable, (ii) restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Services, or (iii) may expose Science + Berries or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
We do not promise, covenant, represent, warrant or guarantee that you or any other user of the site will obtain any particular or tangible result or goal through the use of the site, or any product or service made available on or through the site.
Except as otherwise specifically provided, the site and the products offered on the site are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and without warranties of any kind, unless specifically set forth otherwise. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, we disclaim all warranties and guarantees, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
We do not represent or warrant that the functions contained on the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected or that the site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials on the site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Applicable law may not allow limitations or exclusions on warranties so the above limitations may not apply to you.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from us or through the site or services, including in connection with the products, will create any warranty not expressly made herein.
Notice regarding medical advice
This site does not provide medical or other licensed professional advice. Nothing stated or posted on this site or available through any services are intended to be, and must not be taken to be, the practice of medicine. The site materials, such as text, graphics, images, and information obtained from this site are for informational purposes only. The site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of information you have obtained through this site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Limitation of liability
You understand and agree that in no event shall we be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the site or services, including, without limitation, any damages resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or for any damages for personal or bodily injury or emotional distress arising out of or in connection with the agreement, or from any communications, interactions or meetings with other users of the company properties, on any theory of liability, resulting from: (1) the use or inability to use the site or services; (2) the cost of procurement of substitute goods or services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained through the site; (3) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (4) statements or conduct of any third party on the site; or (5) any other matter related to the site, whether based on warranty, copyright, contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or any other legal theory.
Under no circumstances will we be liable to you for more than the amount received by us as a result of your use of the site in the subscription period during which you first assert a claim. If you have not paid the company any amounts in the subscription period during which you first assert any such claim, company's sole and exclusive liability shall be limited to fifty dollars ($50).
The technology underlying the Site and the entire contents of the Site including, but not limited to, text, graphics, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilation or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of Vision Smart Center, Inc. and protected by copyright and other intellectual property or proprietary rights. The collective work includes works that are licensed to Vision Smart Center, Inc. © 2019. Vision Smart Center, Inc. All rights reserved.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Vision Smart Center, Inc. on the Site, including the SCIENCE + BERRIES mark, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Vision Smart Center, Inc. or their respective owners.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Vision Smart Center, Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement, or any activity related to use of the Site (including negligent or wrongful conduct)by you or any other person accessing the Site using your Internet account, or your ability or inability to use the Site and Services, including any products purchased thereon.
Third-party links and sites
This Site may link to other websites operated by third parties. We have no control over these linked sites, each of which have separate privacy and data collection practices independent of Vision Smart Center, Inc.'s. We are not responsible for and do not endorse or accept any responsibility for the availability, contents, products, services or use of any third party site, any website accessed from a third party site or any changes or updates to such sites. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. You acknowledge that you bear all risks associated with access to and use of content provided on a third party site and agree that we are not responsible for any loss or damage you may incur from dealing with such a third party site. You should contact the site administrator for the applicable third party site if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on any such third party site.
You agree that submission of any ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals to us through its suggestion, feedback, wiki, forum or similar pages ("Feedback" ) is at your own risk and that we have no obligations (including without limitation obligations of confidentiality) with respect to such Feedback. You represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to submit the Feedback. You hereby grant to us a fully paid, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, and fully sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, perform, display, distribute, adapt, modify, re-format, create derivative works of, and otherwise commercially or non-commercially exploit in any manner, any and all Feedback, and to sublicense the foregoing rights, in connection with the operation and maintenance of the Site and Services.
Your use of the Site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions.
This Agreement, and your rights and obligations hereunder, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated or otherwise transferred by you without our prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void.
We shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting from causes outside its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war, terrorism, riots, embargos, acts of civil or military authorities, fire, floods, accidents, strikes or shortages or delays of transportation or shipping facilities, fuel, energy, labor or materials.
These Terms of Service are the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the Services, including use of the Site, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and us with respect to the Services. If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms of Service will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.
We shall not be liable for any failure to perform our obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation.
Coupon codes have no cash value and cannot be redeemable for cash, and cannot be combined with any other offers. Limit one coupon code per order. Coupon codes generally expire and are no longer valid for redemption 90 days after their date of generation, but certain coupon codes may have their own redemption period as specified in connection with the coupon code itself. The unauthorized reproduction, resale, modification, or trade of coupon codes is prohibited. Coupon codes are void where prohibited, taxed or restricted. We reserve the right to change or limit coupon codes in its sole discretion.
Any waiver or failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement on one occasion will not be deemed a waiver of any other provision or of such provision on any other occasion.
If any portion of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intention of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
In accordance with California Civil Code §1789.3, you may report complaints to the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by contacting them in writing at 400 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, or by telephone at (800) 952-5210.