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Catholic Store, Inc.
Terms & Conditions
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.
We do not share customer information with anyone. If we have a supplier ship something directly to you, they will only have your name and address for the purpose of that shipment.
If you would like to cancel an order, please send us an email and we will give you a full refund if your order has not already been shipped. If an order has already been shipped, we cannot cancel it but it can be returned for a refund. Please note, the following items cannot be cancelled even before shipment: All Concrete Statues, Statuary 32" and taller, 14Kt. Gold items, all Votive Stands, all Stations of the Cross sets, Gift Certificates and items that have already been engraved or embroidered. Custom made items also cannot be cancelled. Custom made items are items that say in the description, "we custom make these".
If you would like to return merchandise, please email us at Info@DiscountCatholicStore.com within 7 days of receiving it and we will give you a Return Authorization Number along with instructions on how to return it. Once we receive the merchandise back from you we will refund you for the item(s). If your item had free shipping, there is a 15% restocking fee for the return. If you ordered an outdoor vinyl statue, there is a 15% restocking fee as well. The returned merchandise must be postmarked no later than 10 days after the date of purchase. We cannot reimburse for the original shipping charges or the shipping cost to send an order back to us.
Please note, the following items are not returnable: 14Kt. gold items, Gift Certificates, software CD's, opened DVD's, holy water, holy oil, engraved items, embroidered items, all nativity sets or pieces, all concrete (cement) statues, statuary 32" and taller, all votive stands, all Stations of the Cross sets and custom made items. Custom made items are items that say in the description, "we custom make these".
If a package is refused or returned as undeliverable (that was shipped UPS or Fed Ex,) you are responsible for paying an additional shipping fee which will be identical to the shipping fee you originally paid PLUS the additional $7.00 fee Fed Ex charges for refused packages. By agreeing to these Terms & Conditions, you agree to allow us to charge your credit card for that additional shipping fee. The reason for this is that when a package is refused, UPS & Fed Ex will ship the package back to us the same way it was originally shipped and they will charge us an additional shipping fee to return the package. We are simply passing that fee back to the customer. Rather than refuse a package, it is best to accept it and then return it.
If a package is refused, or returned as undeliverable, that was shipped via United States Postal Service, there is no fee for the refusal because the USPS does not charge a fee for refused packages. They return them for free.
Of course, if the undeliverable package is undeliverable due to the fault of Discount Catholic Store, Inc., the customer will not be held responsible for any return fees.
If a customer types in the wrong address into the check out form and the package has to be re-routed to get it to its correct destination, the customer is responsible for paying an additional shipping fee which is identical to the original shipping fee paid on their order. By using this web site and agreeing to our terms and conditions, the customer gives Discount Catholic Store permission to charge their credit card for this extra shipping fee, if the customer wrote the wrong address on their form and did not notify us in writing with a correction.
Back Ordered Items
If an item is back ordered, we are happy to offer a substitute or a full refund.
If you receive an item that is damaged, contact us within 3 business days and we will replace it with the identical product at no charge. Once we receive the damaged item back we will mail out an identical replacement.
There is a $25.00 fee for returned checks.
Copyright International Shipments
The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of Discount Catholic Store, Inc. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with Discount Catholic Store, Inc. or purchasing Discount Catholic Store, Inc. products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with Discount Catholic Store, Inc. or to purchase Discount Catholic Store, Inc. products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by Discount Catholic Store, Inc. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Discount Catholic Store, Inc. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Discount Catholic Store, Inc. does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Discount Catholic Store, Inc. does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. In no event shall Discount Catholic Store, its directors, officers, employees or other representatives be liable for special, indirect, consequential, or punitive damages related to product sold.
Limitation of Liability
Discount Catholic Store, Inc. shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if Discount Catholic Store, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Confirmation/Rejection of your order
Once you place an order using our shopping cart, we will check the information you give us for validity, by verifying your method of payment or shipping address. We reserve the right to reject any order you place with us without giving any reason. If we reject your order, we will attempt to notify you using the e-mail address or phone number you have given us with the order. In case of Rejection of an order we will process a refund if the charge has been made against your card. Your receipt of an electronic or other form of order confirmation does not signify our acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of our offer to sell. The Discount Catholic Store web site reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order for any reason.
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Discount Catholic Store, Inc. without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of North Carolina, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of Discount Catholic Store, Inc. products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Discount Catholic Store, Inc.'s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Discount Catholic Store, Inc. may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Discount Catholic Store, Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
By placing an order with Discount Catholic Store, Inc., customers outside of the continental United States, agree to the terms below. For international shipments (shipments outside the continental US) these policies supersede our usual domestic shipment policies.
Card Payments Only
We do not accept checks, money orders or "wired" payments. International customers will need to pay via credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Discover.
Contact your local customs office to find out if your vicinity imposes a duty or tax on imported items! If your country imposes a duty or tax upon receipt of imported items, Discount Catholic Store, Inc. is not responsible for payment of this fee. Each customer in the receiving country is responsible for any importing fees their country imposes.
Most international orders are shipped "Airmail Letter Post" which takes 4 - 7 days to arrive, however, sometimes customs delays in the receiving country can extend this time frame. On rare occasions there may even be instances where customs may hold a package up to 12 weeks. We cannot ship UPS 2nd Day or UPS Overnight to countries outside the continental US (this includes Canada, Hawaii and all other US territories.)
Variance in the quality of postal services throughout the world entails an inherent risk. International shipping is at the risk of the customer and the customer agrees to not hold Discount Catholic Store, Inc. responsible if a package (merchandise) arrives late or damaged or gets lost in the mail.
Cannot Be Shipped Internationally
We cannot ship statues or 14Kt. gold items to international destinations.
If you have any questions regarding these policies, please feel free to contact us.
Thank You for shopping with us.