1.1 The Little Mustard Seed L.L.C. or any of their affiliates (each “The Little Mustard Seed,” “We,” “Us” or “Our”) provides retail and ecommerce solutions for the distribution of phyiscal products.
2.1 The Little Mustard Seed cannot guarantee that the Products are in stock. The Little Mustard Seed reserves the right to reject Your submission of an order to purchase Products (“Order”) at any time and without any liability to The Little Mustard Seed if, in The Little Mustard Seed’s sole discretion, it is unable to process or fulfill Your Order. The Little Mustard Seed shall have this right of rejection even if You should receive a notice via the Website that the Order was successfully submitted or completed (or similar language).
2.2 Promptly following any rejection by The Little Mustard Seed of Your Order, The Little Mustard Seed will refund any prior payments that You have made for the Products included in that Order.
2.3 You confirm that all information provided by You when placing an Order is complete, accurate and up-to-date so as to allow The Little Mustard Seed to fulfill Your Order, and You will promptly update such information to keep it complete and accurate. You may update Your information via Your The Little Mustard Seed Account.
2.4 If You provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, or if The Little Mustard Seed has reason to believe that the information You provided is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, The Little Mustard Seed may: (a) suspend or terminate Your account; (b) if permitted by applicable law, use electronic self-help means to terminate Your ability to access the Products; and/or (c) terminate this Agreement.
2.5 You will maintain the confidentiality of Your password and other account credentials. You shall immediately notify The Little Mustard Seed of any unauthorized use of Your account credentials, or any other breach of security that is known or suspected by You.
2.6 You consent to the use of electronic communications in transacting business with The Little Mustard Seed, including, without limitation, the electronic delivery of notices and other documents to You. If at any time You would like to cease doing business electronically with The Little Mustard Seed, You will need to provide The Little Mustard Seed with written notice of Your withdrawal of Your consent to do business electronically, which will then terminate this consent. Thereafter, You shall not use this Website to place any Orders, and any notices and documents from The Little Mustard Seed will be provided to You on paper.
3. Price and Payment
3.1 Prices are as specified on the Website; however, The Little Mustard Seed reserves the right to adjust prices in its sole discretion due to increases in costs (including, without limitation, delivery costs or costs of any materials), the increase or imposition of any tax, duty or other levy, any variation in exchange rates, or any programming, data or other errors. Prices for the Products are exclusive of shipping, handling, duties, and taxes, all of which shall be paid by You.
3.2 Prior to Product delivery, The Little Mustard Seed will notify You in writing via email of any price increases (a “Notification Email”). The Notification Email will be sent to You at the email address that We have in Our records for You. By no later than the deadline set forth in the Notification Email, You may cancel Your Order for the Product for which the price was increased (a) via The Little Mustard Seed Account or (b) by sending a reply email to the Notification Email. If You do not so cancel Your Order within said deadline, You accept the new prices and conditions for the Product as set forth in the Notification Email.
3.3 You shall make payment for Your Order prior to Product delivery and by one of the methods that are indicated on the Website (or by such other method as may be mutually agreed upon in writing by You and The Little Mustard Seed). When You place Your Order, The Little Mustard Seed will charge the credit or debit card that You provided to The Little Mustard Seed. If You do not pay applicable taxes to The Little Mustard Seed for the Product, You must report and pay any applicable taxes to the appropriate governmental agencies.
3.4 The Little Mustard Seed reserves the right to verify Your credit or debit card payments. In case of any non-payment to The Little Mustard Seed following Product delivery, The Little Mustard Seed may, without notification to You, transmit claims to the parties for which The Little Mustard Seed acted as a reseller (the “Vendor”), and the Vendor or The Little Mustard Seed shall have the right to repossess and resell such Products, and You hereby grant The Little Mustard Seed, the Vendor, and their designated agents all rights available under applicable law, including, without limitation, the right to use electronic self-help means to terminate Your ability to access the Products, or otherwise repossess or reclaim the Products from You.
3.5 As between You and The Little Mustard Seed, You shall be responsible for any fraudulent or unauthorized transactions made through the Website, including, without limitation, using Your account credentials, credit card or debit card.
4. Delivery; Risk of Loss; Title
4.1 All delivery dates (whether provided on the Website, in an Order confirmation, or elsewhere) are estimates only and not a guarantee that any the Products will be delivered by a given date.
4.2 Delivery will be made to the address You provided to The Little Mustard Seed for Your Order. You must immediately notify The Little Mustard Seed of any errors or omissions in The Little Mustard Seed’s Order confirmation notice at the Website or in The Little Mustard Seed’s payment notification that is sent to You at the email address that We have in Our records for You. The Little Mustard Seed reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to impose additional charges for any adjustments You make to an Order (e.g., delivery address) after You submit an Order.
4.3 All risk of loss for the Products shall pass to You upon delivery of the Products to the location specified in Your Order (even if no signature is required for delivery). If You should refuse or fail to take delivery of the Products, all risk of loss for the Products will thereupon pass to You and, upon the demand of The Little Mustard Seed, You shall pay The Little Mustard Seed for the Products plus any additional amounts incurred by The Little Mustard Seed as a result of Your refusal or failure to take delivery of the Products, including, without limitation, attempting delivery of the Products by any reasonable means, or storing the Products. The Little Mustard Seed will be entitled to dispose of the Products in such manner as it sees fit if You have not taken delivery of the Products within thirty (30) days after (a) the scheduled date of delivery or (b) the date on which delivery was first attempted, whichever is later.
4.4 Except as Clause 3.2 or 10.1 may apply to Your Order, or as described by The Little Mustard Seed in the Order form for Your Order, You are not entitled to revoke or cancel in whole or in part any Order.
4.5 Title to the Products will pass to You when The Little Mustard Seed receives payment in full for the Products (including, without limitation, any interest and other amounts due for the Products).
4.6 Unless and only to the extent permitted by the EULA or applicable law, if You are a consumer, You shall not resell the Products until after title therein has passed to You.
From time to time, The Little Mustard Seed or a third party engaged by The Little Mustard Seed may request feedback and other information from You about such topics as the Products or Your experiences with the Products (“Feedback”). Providing The Little Mustard Seed with Feedback is optional. By providing Feedback to The Little Mustard Seed, You grant The Little Mustard Seed a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable and fully sublicensable right to use the Feedback for any lawful purpose, including, without limitation, the right to reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, and display all or parts of the Feedback in any medium whatsoever along with Your first name and last initial, and local geographic area, as determined by The Little Mustard Seed in its sole discretion. The Little Mustard Seed may also use the Feedback in anonymous and aggregate reviews.
6. Warranty Disclaimer
Legal guarantee for tangible goods is specified for individual products on the Website. To exercise your right for a guarantee please send a written request to The Little Mustard Seed as per section 12.
AS BETWEEN YOU AND THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED, THE PRODUCTS ARE DELIVERED “AS IS” AND YOU USE THE PRODUCTS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED HEREBY DISCLAIMS, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE, ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ANY WARRANTY THAT MAY ARISE BY USAGE OF TRADE, COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT.
7. Limitation of Liability; Indemnification; Release
7.1 IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF DATA) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SUBJECT MATTER HEREOF EVEN IF THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ANY EVENT, IF THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED SHOULD BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES NOTWITHSTANDING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED (INCLUDING ITS AFFILIATES) WITH RESPECT TO ITS OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY REASON AND UPON ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF ACTIONS OR NUMBER OF LICENSED COPIES OF THE PRODUCTS (AND WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) SHALL NOT EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00 USD). NO CAUSE OF ACTION WHICH ACCRUED MORE THAN ONE (1) YEAR PRIOR TO THE FILING OF A SUIT ALLEGING SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION MAY BE ASSERTED AGAINST THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED OR ITS AFFILIATES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO CERTAIN OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NO OTHER LIMITATION CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL LIMIT THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED’S LIABILITY TO YOU, TO THE EXTENT SUCH LIMITATION IS PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL SURVIVE EVEN IF ANY EXCLUSIVE OR LIMITED REMEDIES PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT SHOULD FAIL OF THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
7.2 You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Little Mustard Seed and its affiliates, and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, licensees and employees (each, an “Indemnified Party”), from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, damages, actions, lawsuits and other proceedings, judgments and awards, and costs and expenses (including, without limitation, court costs and reasonable attorneys’ and consultancy fees), arising directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, out of: (a) any breach or threatened breach of this Agreement by You; (b) Your use of the Products; or (c) Your negligence, gross negligence or willful misconduct. An Indemnified Party may participate in the defense by counsel of its own choosing, at its own cost and expense. You shall not settle any claim that adversely affects an Indemnified Party or imposes any obligation or liability on an Indemnified Party without the Indemnified Party’s prior written consent.
7.3 TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU HEREBY RELEASE EACH INDEMNIFIED PARTY FROM ALL DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE), LOSSES, LIABILITIES, COSTS AND EXPENSES OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD PARTIES (INCLUDING VENDORS) CONCERNING THE PRODUCTS, THE WEBSITE OR THIS AGREEMENT. IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING RELEASE, YOU HEREBY WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE 1542 (AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE LAW OR STATUTE) WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY STATES:
“A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
8.1 In addition to and not in lieu of The Little Mustard Seed’s other rights, The Little Mustard Seed may, upon written notice to You via email, suspend or cancel Your Order for delivery of the Products, use electronic self-help means to terminate Your ability to access the Products (if permitted by applicable law), or terminate this Agreement, if:
- 8.1.1 any step, process, application, filing in court, order, proceeding, notice or appointment is taken or made by or in respect of You for a moratorium, composition, compromise or arrangement with creditors, administration, liquidation, dissolution, receivership (administrative or otherwise), distress or execution;
- 8.1.2 You become insolvent or We deem You unable to pay Your debts as they come due;
- 8.1.3 anything similar to the foregoing occurs; or
- 8.1.4 You fail to comply with any terms and conditions of this Agreement or the EULA.
8.2 This Clause 8.2 and the following provisions will survive any termination of the Agreement: Clauses 1 (Scope), 6 (Warranty Disclaimer), 7 (Limitation of Liability; Indemnification; Release), 12 (Notices), 13 (Governing Law), 14 (Disputes) and 15 (General). In addition, any provisions which by their nature contemplate effectiveness beyond the termination of this Agreement shall survive any such termination. The Little Mustard Seed’s remedies under this Agreement are cumulative and not exclusive and are in addition to all remedies available at law or in equity.
9. Inspection; Complaints
9.1 Upon delivery of the Products, You should inspect the Products and verify that the Products as delivered are in accordance with Your Order, including, without limitation, verifying that no items are missing from Your Order.
9.2 Within fifteen (15) days after the Products are delivered, You must provide written notice to The Little Mustard Seed if any of the Products as delivered are not in accordance with Your Order. Such written notice shall be sent by You to The Little Mustard Seed as specified in Clause 12 (Notices). If delivery of such Products was made by the Vendor of the Products, You must also, within said fifteen (15) days, provide written notice to that party in accordance with the terms of the EULA.
10. Consumer Revocation of an Order (RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL)
10.1 IF YOU ARE A CONSUMER PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE LAW OF THIS AGREEMENT AS IT PERTAINS TO YOU AND YOUR ORDER, THEN IN ADDITION TO AND NOT IN LIEU OF YOUR OTHER RIGHTS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, YOU WILL HAVE A PERIOD OF FIFTEEN (15) DAYS AFTER DELIVERY OF THE PRODUCTS DURING WHICH YOU MAY CANCEL YOUR ORDER, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FOR ANY REASON BY SENDING WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED AS SPECIFIED IN CLAUSE 12 (NOTICES) AND RETURNING YOUR PRODUCT TO THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, SAID RIGHT OF CANCELLATION SHALL NOT APPLY IF THE PRODUCT IS NOT IN IT’S ORIGINAL PACKAGING IN A RESALABLE CONDITION AS DETERMINED BY THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED OR THE NATURE OF THE PRODUCT IS SUCH THAT A RETURN IS NOT FEASIBLE, WHICH FEASIBILITY SHALL BE AS DETERMINED BY THE LITTLE MUSTARD SEED IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION (E.G., PRODUCT WAS CUSTOMIZED FOR YOU).
10.2 If You exercise Your right of cancellation pursuant to Clause 10.1, You shall, within the same period of fifteen (15) days set forth in Clause 10.1, return the relevant Products to The Little Mustard Seed and The Little Mustard Seed will thereafter refund any prior payments that You made for such returned Products. Return shipping of the relevant Products will be at Your own expense; however, The Little Mustard Seed will bear the return shipping expense if such Products are being returned because such Products, as delivered, are not in accordance with the Order. Any return of the relevant Products by You shall be made to the mailing address specified by The Little Mustard Seed in the delivery details that accompanied the Products.
10.3 If (a) You do not exercise Your right of cancellation pursuant to Clause 10.1 and return the Products pursuant to Clause 10.2; or (b) You exercise Your right of cancellation pursuant to Clause 10.1 but the Products as received by The Little Mustard Seed were damaged after they were delivered to You, Your Order shall not be deemed cancelled and You shall pay The Little Mustard Seed in full for the Products within thirty (30) days after You provided The Little Mustard Seed with Your written notice of cancellation pursuant to Clause 10.1.
11.1 All refund and exchange requests are managed by The Little Mustard Seed and are made pursuant to The Little Mustard Seed’s Refund Policy.
12.1 Any notice to The Little Mustard Seed that is required or permitted by this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed given: (a) if sent by mail to the applicable The Little Mustard Seed office identified in the “Contact Us” section of the Website, (b) if sent by email to email@example.com, upon The Little Mustard Seed’s receipt of the email.
12.2 Any notice to You that is required by this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed given: (a) if sent by email to the email address that We have in Our records for You, upon the earlier of Your receipt of the email, or two (2) Business Days after We sent the email (provided that We did not receive a message indicating that the delivery of the email was unsuccessful); (b) if sent by mail to mailing address that We have in Our records for You, five (5) Business Days after deposit in the mail, postage prepaid; (c) if sent by fax to the fax number We have in Our records for You, upon Our receipt of electronic confirmation thereof; or (d) if sent by next day delivery service to the address We have in Our records for You, upon such delivery.
12.3 You may submit any consumer complaints concerning The Little Mustard Seed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
13. Governing Law
13.1 You agree and acknowledge that any breach or threatened breach by You of this Agreement may cause The Little Mustard Seed irreparable injury for which the recovery of money damages would be inadequate. Therefore, in addition to any other remedies that may be available at law, in equity, or otherwise, The Little Mustard Seed shall be entitled to obtain injunctive relief against the breach or threatened breach of this Agreement, without the necessity of proving actual damages, or posting a bond, even if otherwise normally required.
14.1 With the exception of injunctive relief (which either party may seek as they deem necessary to avoid irreparable damage or preserve the status quo), any dispute between the parties arising out of or related to this Agreement shall be resolved as follows:
- 14.1.1 Upon the written request of either party, each party will appoint a designated representative whose task it will be to meet for the purpose of resolving such dispute. Each designated representative shall have the authority to reach a binding resolution of the dispute through amiable discussions, the exchange of documents, and/or meetings. The designated representatives shall negotiate in good faith in an effort to resolve the dispute without the necessity of any formal proceeding relating thereto.
14.2 Notwithstanding any terms and conditions of this Agreement to the contrary, the prevailing party in any proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement shall be entitled to recover its reasonable expenses and costs, including outside and in-house attorneys’ fees, from the other party.
15.1 The Little Mustard Seed’s failure or delay in the performance of any of its obligations under this Agreement shall be excused to the extent and for the duration that such failure or delay is occasioned by a force majeure event which shall include, without limitation, acts of God, acts of war, earthquakes, fires, floods, terrorism, riots, civil disorders, rebellions, labor disputes, or any circumstances beyond The Little Mustard Seed’s reasonable control.
15.2 In the event of invalidity of any provision of this Agreement, the parties agree that such invalidity shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. Your Order and this Agreement set forth the entire understanding between You and The Little Mustard Seed relating to the subject matter of Your Order and this Agreement, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, understandings, agreements, proposals and representations, written or oral, between the parties related to Your Order and this Agreement. In the event of a conflict among the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of any Order, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall prevail. You agree that the terms and conditions of any purchase order, shrinkwrap, clickwrap, browse-wrap or other documents (even if accepted by The Little Mustard Seed) used by You in connection with the Products or this Agreement shall be for administrative purposes only and shall have no legal force or effect, notwithstanding any language to the contrary in any such documents.
15.3 The Little Mustard Seed reserves the right to change this Agreement at any time by posting notice of the changes on the Website. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, and will be subject to, the changes to this Agreement after such notice has been posted. Your continued use of the Products, the Website, or any materials or services accessible through the Website, shall constitute Your acceptance of the changes. If You do not agree to the changes, Your sole remedy shall be to discontinue use of the Products and not place new Orders for Products. No delay or failure by The Little Mustard Seed in exercising or enforcing any of its rights or remedies under this Agreement, in whole or in part, and no course of dealing or performance, shall constitute a waiver by The Little Mustard Seed of any provision of this Agreement.
15.4 Your Order and this Agreement are personal to You. You shall not assign Your rights or delegate Your obligations under this Agreement, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of The Little Mustard Seed. Any attempted assignment or delegation by You shall be voidable ab initio by The Little Mustard Seed. This Agreement shall be binding on and inure to the benefit of the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
15.5 This Agreement shall not be construed as creating any agency, partnership or joint venture between The Little Mustard Seed and You.
15.6 The headings contained in this Agreement are intended solely for convenience of reference and are not intended to be part of or affect the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement. The words “shall,” “agree” and “will” are mandatory, the word “may” is permissive, the word “or” is not exclusive, and the singular includes the plural and vice versa. “Business Day” shall mean Monday through Friday, excluding any public holidays and other The Little Mustard Seed holidays. All time period references in the Agreement to “days” other than “Business Days” shall be deemed to refer to calendar days. All references to “days” or “Business Days” shall mean consecutive days or Business Days. This Agreement is executed in the English language. In the event this Agreement is translated into another language, and any inconsistency or discrepancy in meaning or interpretation results therefrom, the English language version shall prevail and control.