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Blaqsage Productions LLC. and Buy The Block Black logos and product or service names are trademarks of Blaqsage Productions LLC.. All other trademarks appearing on the Site are trademarks of their respective owners and our reference to them does not imply or indicate any approval or endorsement by their owners unless such approval or endorsement is expressly made. References to other names and trademarks are necessary in the course of providing information and commentary about the subjects addressed on the Site. 


 

SPONSORS, ADVERTISERS, AND THIRD PARTIES 


 

The Site may contain links to sponsor, advertiser, or other third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by Blaqsage Productions LLC.. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the use or installation of any third-party site, applications, software, content, or advertising does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by Blaqsage Productions LLC.. Blaqsage Productions LLC. is a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and Subscribers. Accordingly, Blaqsage Productions LLC. has no more control over such content than does a public library, bookstore, or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, Subscribers or any other user of Buy The Block Black, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Blaqsage Productions LLC. has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third parties. 


 

Your correspondence or dealings with, or participation in promotions of, sponsors, advertisers, or other third parties found on or through the Site, are solely between you and such third parties. You agree that Blaqsage Productions LLC. shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such sponsors, third parties, or advertisers on the Site. 

 

CONTESTS, SWEEPSTAKES, AND PROMOTIONS


 

From time to time you may be able to participate in contests, giveaways, or other similar promotions we sponsor. Participation may require sharing your personal information with us or third parties sponsoring the contest, giveaway, or promotion, and you should check the rules to determine how your information will be used and shared with others. The Company may announce rules in connection with any such opportunity, but regardless of whether specific rules are announced, all such opportunities will be controlled by the Company’s “Contest Guidelines” set forth here: Contest Guidelines. Any rules announced at the time of a contest will be in addition to the Contest Guidelines.

 
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In addition, as a condition to receiving any awards or prizes, you may be required to provide additional information, to sign a release, or to authorize the use of certain information about you in marketing materials. If a third party administers the contest, your participation may be subject to additional terms and conditions and that third party’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for such third parties. You should carefully review the Contest Guidelines and these third parties’ terms and conditions before deciding whether to participate in a contest publicized through the Service.


 

PRIVACY 


 

As a condition of using the Site, you agree to the terms of Buy The Block Black Privacy Policy, which may be updated from time to time, as expressed in the most recent version that exists at the time of your use. You agree that Blaqsage Productions LLC. may access or disclose your personal information, including the content of your communications, if we are required to do so in order to comply with any valid legal process or governmental request (such as a court order, search warrant, subpoena, civil discovery request, or statutory authorization), or as otherwise provided in these TOS or the Buy The Block Black Privacy Policy. 


 

BUSINESS TRANSITIONS


 

In the event Buy The Block Black goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.


 

MAILING LISTS & SERVICE EMAILS


 

Buy The Block Black may launch a mailing list in order to provide subscribers with relevant information or content - breaking news, or weekly or daily round-ups, for example. In order to sign up to receive regular emails from a site’s mailing list, users must submit information including a valid username and/or email address and may submit demographic information such as location and interests. This information may be used in aggregate form by Buy The Block Black in order to assess general user interest in various internal and third party products and services. Buy The Block Black may from time to time track how users interact with the emails we send in a continued effort to improve our services. Users who choose to sign up for a mailing list may receive regular emails from the site, consisting of content from the site in question and/or content from third party sponsors. Since editorial independence is critical to us, you can be sure that we will always mark sponsored content as such, including in emails. If you do not wish to receive emails from third party advertisers, please do not sign up for the mailing list.


 

REFUNDS/NO CHARGEBACKS


 

  • No payments, whether purchases or donations, shall be refunded and sales are final.

  • You shall not chargeback any payments to us, unless you have been the victim of identity theft and provide us with a valid police report. Your failure to comply with this section may result in immediate termination of your use of our Services.

  • Except for confirmed manufacturer defects, you are responsible for all freight and shipping charges as well as a restocking fee of 15%, of the sale price, for unaccepted or refused delivery shipments.


 

SHIPPING


 

  • Shipping Methods: We highly recommend that you choose UPS for the shipping method. UPS provides tracking information for all orders and insurance for lost or damaged packages. If you choose another method of shipping, you hereby accept all liability for lost or damaged orders. We will not and cannot do anything for lost or damaged orders that were not sent via UPS.

  • Shipping: Shipping charges are nonrefundable. You are responsible for all freight charges for refused shipments and they will be added to the invoice total. Freight/insurance costs are prepaid. All items are shipped via USPS or UPS. Items will be shipped within one week of receipt of order, though generally much sooner. Out of stock items will be shipped according to availability of product. Dimensions/oversize weights are applied to freight charges when applicable.

  • Backorders: If your order contains a pre-ordered item, or a back-ordered item, the entire order will ship once all items are in stock.

  • Damage/Loss: All claims for damage/pilferage must be filed by you with the delivering carrier. We cannot file these for you. All claims for incorrect shipments/billing must be made within 10 days of receipt. In the event of a faulty product, meaning the manufacturer has confirmed the defect, we will request that you return the product, after which we will ship out a replacement product.


 

EMBEDDED CONTENT


 

You should also be aware that some content delivered through Buy The Block Black originates with another content provider. Such other content providers may place “cookies” on your computer, or otherwise gather information about you, including by asking you to provide information through the content player itself. Again, it is up to you to review the terms of use and privacy policy of the originators of such content.


 

COPYRIGHT 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. respects the intellectual property rights of others. We prohibit users from uploading, posting, or otherwise transmitting materials that violate the intellectual property rights of others. When we receive notification of alleged copyright infringement that complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512, the “DMCA”), we promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material.


 

TERMINATION 


 

You may terminate your use of or participation in the Site at any time. However, comments or other content you have submitted to or posted on the Site may remain there. In addition, the rights granted to Blaqsage Productions LLC. with respect to User Content or other information you have submitted to Blaqsage Productions LLC. or posted on the Site will survive the termination of your use or participation. 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. may, in its sole discretion, terminate any content or information that you have posted on the Site, and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the Site, at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including but not limited to violation of these TOS. 


 

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES 


 

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: 
YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. Blaqsage Productions LLC. EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. 


 

In particular, and without limitation, Blaqsage Productions LLC. makes no warranty that (1) the Site will meet your requirements; (2) the Site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; (3) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site will be accurate or reliable; (4) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Site will meet your expectations; (5) any errors in the contents or components of the Site will be corrected; or (6) that the Site is free of viruses or other harmful components. 


 

No advice or information, oral or written, obtained by you from Blaqsage Productions LLC. shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these TOS.  


 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 


 

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT Blaqsage Productions LLC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE. 


 

In particular, and without limitation, Blaqsage Productions LLC. will have no liability for damages arising from (1) accessing, downloading, or otherwise obtaining any content or component of the Site, even if it results in the inadvertent transfer of harmful computer code, such as viruses, malware, or spyware; (2) unauthorized access to or disclosure or alteration of your transmissions or data; (3) statements or conduct of any third party on the Site; or (4) as otherwise provided in these TOS. 


 

EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS 


 

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY AND DAMAGES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 


 

INDEMNIFICATION 


 

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Blaqsage Productions LLC., and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and employees from and against any third-party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Site, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature. Blaqsage Productions LLC. will make reasonable efforts to provide you with written notice of any such claim, suit or action, but the failure of Blaqsage Productions LLC. to provide such notice will not relieve you of these obligations. 


 

GENERAL SEVERABILITY 


 

If any provision of the TOS is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the parties agree that the provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, the arbitrator or court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect. 


 

ENTIRE AGREEMENT 


 

These TOS, together with the Buy The Block Black Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Blaqsage Productions LLC. and govern your use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and Blaqsage Productions LLC.. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain products or services, including third-party products or services. 


 

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, AND I AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.


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