Terms & Conditions
Last Revised April 12, 2019
Set forth below are:
- Terms & Conditions for use of the Websites
- Terms & Conditions for Sale of Products
- Decoration Terms & Conditions of Sale and
- Policies for Sale of Branded & Private Brand Products.
TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR WEBSITE USE
If you work for or represent a business, you represent and agree that you are authorized by that business to enter into this Agreement on behalf of that business. We are relying on the fact that you are authorized to enter into this Agreement on behalf of that business. If at any time you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, you must immediately stop using the Site.
We reserves the right, from time to time, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, update, discontinue, remove, revise, delete or otherwise change any portion of the Site or these Website TAC, in whole or in part, at any time without further notice. For changes to these Website TAC that we deem material, we will place a notice on our website by revising the link on the homepage to read substantially as Updated Terms and Conditions for an amount of time that we determine in our discretion. If you access or use the Site in any way after the Website TAC have been changed, you will be deemed to have read, understood and unconditionally consented to and agreed to such changes. The most current version of these Website TAC will be available on our website and will supersede all previous versions of these Website TAC.
Registration: Certain parts or features of the Site may require registration/creation of an account or may otherwise ask you to provide information to participate in certain features or to access certain content. The decision to provide this information is purely voluntary and optional; however, if you elect not to provide such information, you may not be able to access certain content or participate in certain parts or features of the Site. You agree that you will not provide any false personal information to the Site, or create an account for anyone other than yourself or your company without their permission. You will also not create more than one personal profile, and if you select a username for your account, we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe in our sole discretion that is necessary or appropriate (such as if a trademark owner complains about a username). If you register with the Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer so that others may not access the password protected portion of the Site. You accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account, email or password, if any, and agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your membership or any membership rights. We may, in its sole discretion, and at any time, with or without notice, terminate your password and membership, for any reason or no reason at all. If we disable your account, you agree that you will not create another one without our permission.
Use of the Site: Provided you comply with the terms of this Agreement, you may access, use or download the Site and the materials provided on it (“Content”) for your business only as specifically permitted on the Site, or for your personal, noncommercial purposes. we grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive right to use the online marketing tools and services provided through or on the Site, including but not limited to Custom Catalog, Design Studio, Digital Lounge, Marketing Hub, Sell Sheet Wizard, Campaign Manager (collectively, “Marketing Tools”) as specifically permitted on the Site, for the purposes expressed on the Site. No other use of Content or Marketing Tools is allowed. For purposes of this Agreement, Marketing Tools are included in the definition of Content. These limited rights are granted to you as long as you:
- Agree that, once you receive a “customer number” you and/or authorized employees and agents will use your customer number to access the Site for your internal business purposes, and you will not allow anyone other than your authorized employees or agents to use your customer number to access the Site for these purposes.
- Make only lawful use of the Site and the Content.
- Violate no rights or licenses of any third party.
- Keep unchanged all copyright and other notices.
- Protect the Content from unauthorized use, modification, reproduction, distribution or publication.
- Do not portray Direct Wholesale Apparel, its affiliates or licensors, or their products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or offensive way, as determined by Direct Wholesale Apparel in its sole discretion.
- Abide by all applicable local, state, federal, national and international laws, rules and regulations.
- Send e-mails only to recipients with whom you have a prior business relationship.
- Send no e-mails to recipients who have asked that you stop sending them e-mails.
- Do not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead anyone as to the origin of your services or of any Content.
- Do not directly or indirectly access, use or download Content for the purpose of competing with Direct Wholesale Apparel (e.g., scraping product data or user information).
You may not upload post, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish on or to the Site any of the following:
- Software virus or other harmful component.
- Advertising or commercial material of any kind, except as expressly authorized in advance by Direct Wholesale Apparel.
- False, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise unlawful material.
You may not interfere with the Site or any other user’s use of the Site by, for example, overloading, flooding, mail-bombing or crashing the Site, sending spam of any kind through the site, or inserting any code or product or manipulating the Content in any way that affects any third party’s experience of the Site.
Direct Wholesale Apparel may, at its sole discretion, terminate your access to the Site if it believes that you have directly or indirectly violated all or portions of your obligations under this Section 2.
The Site and all of the Content it contains, or may in the future contain, including but not limited to text, video, pictures, graphics, designs, information, applications, software, music, audio files, articles, directories, guides, photographs as well as the trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, copyrights, logos, domain names, code, patents and/or any other form of intellectual property (collectively, the “Material”) that relates to the Site are owned by or licensed by Direct Wholesale Apparel or other third parties and are protected from any unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and non-intellectual property laws and by international treaties. Except as expressly permitted in the limited license granted above or otherwise in writing by Direct Wholesale Apparel, you shall not capture, reproduce, perform, transfer, sell, license, modify, create derivative works from or based upon, republish, reverse engineer, upload, edit, post, transmit, publicly display, frame, link, distribute or exploit, in whole or in part, any of the Material. UNAUTHORIZED USE, COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, PUBLICATION, REPUBLICATION, UPLOADING, FRAMING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING, DISTRIBUTING, DUPLICATING OR ANY OTHER MISUSE OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Any use of the Material other than as permitted by this Agreement will violate this Agreement and may infringe upon our rights or the rights of the third party that owns the affected Material. You agree to report any violation of this Agreement by others that you become aware of. You are advised that Direct Wholesale Apparel will aggressively enforce its rights to the fullest extent of the law. Direct Wholesale Apparel may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend the display of or access to any of the Material at any time, without notice and without liability.
Direct Wholesale Apparel is pleased to hear from its visitors and welcomes your comments regarding Direct Wholesale Apparel products and services but we are not soliciting from you creative suggestions, ideas, notes, photographs, drawings, or other materials. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if you send or post a submission or if you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, photographs, drawings, concepts, or any other information (each, a “Submission” and collectively, the “Submissions”) despite our specific request that you not send us any unsolicited Submissions or other creative materials, the Submission will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary in each instance. None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Direct Wholesale Apparel, and Direct Wholesale Apparel shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Any Submission may be used by Direct Wholesale Apparel without restriction for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast or posting, and you hereby irrevocably waive, release and give up any claim that any use of such Submission violates any of your rights, including, without limitation, copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, privacy rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights, or right to credit for the material or ideas. Direct Wholesale Apparel shall have and is hereby irrevocably granted the right, but not the obligation, to reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, broadcast, license, perform, post, sell, translate, incorporate, create derivative works from, exploit, distribute and otherwise use the Submission in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in perpetuity, without according you any compensation or credit. By submitting a Submission to the Site or Direct Wholesale Apparel, you represent that such Submission is original with you and does not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third parties, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights and rights of publicity and/or privacy. Submissions to the Site and/or Direct Wholesale Apparel will not be acknowledged or returned. You agree and understand that Direct Wholesale Apparel is not obligated to use any Submission you make to the Site or Direct Wholesale Apparel and you have no right to compel such use. You hereby acknowledge and agree that your relationship with Direct Wholesale Apparel is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship, and that your decision to submit any material to Direct Wholesale Apparel does not place Direct Wholesale Apparel in a position that is any different from the position held by members of the general public with regard to your Submission. You understand and acknowledge that Direct Wholesale Apparel has wide access to ideas, stories, designs, and other literary materials, and that new ideas are constantly being submitted to it or being developed by Direct Wholesale Apparel’s own employees. Many ideas or stories may be competitive with, similar or identical to your Submission in structure, purpose, function, theme, idea, plot, format or other respects. You acknowledge and agree that you will not be entitled to any compensation as a result of Direct Wholesale Apparel’s use of any such similar or identical material. Finally, you acknowledge that, with respect to any claim you may have relating to or arising out of Direct Wholesale Apparel’s actual or alleged exploitation or use of any material you submit to the Site and/or Direct Wholesale Apparel, the damage, if any, thereby caused will not be irreparable or otherwise sufficient to entitle you to injunctive or other equitable relief or to in any way enjoin the exploitation or other use of any Direct Wholesale Apparel product or service based on or allegedly based on the material, and your rights and remedies in any such event shall be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, in an action at law.
Use by Children: The Site is intended only for those ages 18 and older. If you are under 18, you may not register or submit personally identifiable information on, to or through the Site. Direct Wholesale Apparel does not collect personally identifiable information from any person Direct Wholesale Apparel knows to be under 18.
Links: Links from the Site to third party sites are provided only as a convenience. You use outside links at your own risk. These links do not constitute Direct Wholesale Apparel’s endorsement of any third party, its site, or its goods or services. Direct Wholesale Apparel shall not be responsible for and hereby disclaims liability for any injury or damages you may experience by using third party materials. You may not create links to the Site that portray Direct Wholesale Apparel in a false or misleading light. You may not use framing or similar techniques to enclose any portion of the Site. Except as intentionally enabled by the Marketing Tools, you may not link to any pages other than the Direct Wholesale Apparel home page. Such third party sites are not monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for the content or performance of any third party site accessed through the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the applicable third party site. If you decide to leave the Site and access a third party site, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies stated in this TAC no longer govern.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIRD-PARTY SITES OR THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS, SOFTWARE OR CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, DATA, ADVERTISING, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH SUCH WEBSITES AND RESOURCES, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE APPLICABLE TO SUCH SITES AND RESOURCES.
Custom Websites: IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THIS SECTION 6, Direct Wholesale Apparel WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO SET UP OR MAINTAIN A CUSTOM SITE.
Direct Wholesale Apparel and the Direct Wholesale Apparel.com Custom Website Tool offers website design services and the hosting of custom websites to its subscribers. Custom websites (or website) must comply with these terms and conditions and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations. Copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, modifying, selling, or participating in the sale of, or otherwise exploiting or using any part of the Site in any form or by any means other than what is expressly permitted by this Agreement is prohibited. If we determine that any content on your website is prohibited, we may remove it or delete the custom website. Direct Wholesale Apparel reserves the right to make judgments about whether or not content is appropriate in its sole discretion.
Direct Wholesale Apparel does not control and is not responsible for the content, quality or accuracy of any information, user generated content, third-party material or links contained on any custom website. You agree not modify, change or interfere with any of the software contained within or related to any Site or to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any features, including security-related features, of this Site or the services found at this Site. By using the Site, including the Custom Website Tool, you represent and warrant that you have the right to all copyrights, trademarks, and other third party materials appearing anywhere on your website. Your website may not use another company’s logo, trademark or other copyrighted material, including but not limited to visual representations, icons, graphics, service marks, altered marks, domain names, obvious name variations, phonetic equivalents, foreign language equivalents, takeoffs, and abbreviations without the written permission of the owner. You are expected to conduct proper research to ensure that the items posted to your custom website are in compliance with all local, state, national, and international laws. You may download and display Direct Wholesale Apparel trademarks and images for your custom website, as long as they are used properly in accordance with this Agreement and are not used in a misleading or misrepresentative way. Direct Wholesale Apparel may revoke permission for any usage at any time, with or without notice, in its sole discretion. Direct Wholesale Apparel logos displayed on your custom website or other site must comply with Direct Wholesale Apparel graphic standards. Your custom website must not lead or mislead users to believe you are Direct Wholesale Apparel. You may not use any Direct Wholesale Apparel trademark, name or brand as part of your company name, corporate name, trade name or domain name as set forth in this Agreement. Your custom website must provide your contact information, including your true name or registered trade name, and a street address or PO Box. Misleading statements (such as misleading uses of we or us) are not allowed. You may use information about Direct Wholesale Apparel awards, accomplishments, memberships, announcements, etc., only with Direct Wholesale Apparel’s prior written approval in each instance as to placement and context.
Services provided by Direct Wholesale Apparel, Direct Wholesale Apparel.com and the Custom Website Tool may change from time to time. Direct Wholesale Apparel reserves the right to change any and all services provided and to make changes to its systems, including but not limited to changes to system hardware, software and access and use procedures without notice.
Design Studio: IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THIS SECTION 7, Direct Wholesale Apparel WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO USE THE DESIGN STUDIO.
All uses of the Design Studio must comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations. Software, templates and features appearing in or on the Design Studio are offered as a courtesy only and are used at your own risk. Direct Wholesale Apparel will not be responsible for any real, potential or perceived loss of business due to the Design Studio or Site being unavailable for any reason including programming errors, maintenance, or any other unforeseen incidents. If we determine that you have used the Design Studio in a way that is prohibited, we may restrict or discontinue your access and use of the Design Studio. Direct Wholesale Apparel reserves the right to make judgments about whether or not uses are appropriate in its sole discretion. Copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, modifying, selling, or participating in the sale of, or otherwise exploiting or using any part of the Design Studio in any form or by any means other than what is expressly permitted here is prohibited. You agree not modify, change or interfere with any of the software contained within or related to the Design Studio or to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any features, including security-related features, of this Site or the services found at this Site.
By using the Design Studio, you represent and warrant that you have the right to all copyrights, trademarks, and other third party materials appearing anywhere on materials that you create. You may not alter or obscure any copyrighted material, trademark, logo or other intellectual property belong to any Branded or Private Brands products appearing on the Site. You may not use another company’s logo, trademark or other copyrighted material, including but not limited to visual representations, icons, graphics, service marks, altered marks, obvious name variations, phonetic equivalents, foreign language equivalents, takeoffs, and abbreviations without their permission. You are expected to conduct proper research to ensure that the items posted to your custom website are in compliance with all local, state, national, and international laws.Services provided by Direct Wholesale Apparel, Direct Wholesale Apparel.com and the Design Studio may change from time to time. Direct Wholesale Apparel reserves the right to change any and all services provided and to make changes to its systems, including but not limited to changes to system hardware, software and access and use procedures without notice.
Jurisdictional Issues: Direct Wholesale Apparel operates the Site in the United States. Direct Wholesale Apparel makes no representation that the Materials, including merchandise or Goods offered for sale on the Site and their copyrights, trademarks, patents, and licensing arrangements, are appropriate or available for use in locations other than the United States and Canada. If you access the Site from locations outside of the U.S. and Canada you do so on your own initiative and at your own risk, and you are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The Site is controlled and operated by Direct Wholesale Apparel from its offices within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, United States. Direct Wholesale Apparel makes no representation that materials in the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Software from this Site is further subject to United States export controls. No software from this Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) any countries that are subject to U.S. export restrictions; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Departments Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
Disclaimers and Liability Limitations: The Site may be unavailable from time to time due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for various other reasons. Direct Wholesale Apparel assumes no responsibility for any delays, interruptions, errors, defects, omissions, or deletions, related to the communications line failure, operation or transmission, or alteration of, or theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, user communications. Direct Wholesale Apparel is not responsible for any technical or non-technical malfunction or other problems of any hosting services, computer systems, servers or providers, telephone networks or telephone services, computer or mobile phone equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or in connection with the Site, including injury or damage to a user’s or to any other person’s computer, mobile phone, or other hardware or software, related to or resulting from using or downloading materials in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the Site.
THE SITE AND THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED AS IS WITH ALL FAULTS AND AS AVAILABLE AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, Direct Wholesale Apparel DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Direct Wholesale Apparel DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE AVAILABILITY OF OR THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE OR THE SOFTWARE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS DO NOT VIOLATE ANY PATENT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY. Direct Wholesale Apparel DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT Direct Wholesale Apparel) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT FULLY APPLY TO YOU. YOU AGREE THAT Direct Wholesale Apparel AND ITS PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, LICENSORS AND ASSIGNS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, THE MATERIAL, THE FORUMS, ANY TRANSACTIONS IN THE Direct Wholesale Apparel SHOP, ANY LISTING OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE TECHNICAL OPERATION OF THE SITE, EVEN IF THE Direct Wholesale Apparel IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE SITE (COLLECTIVELY, THE RELEASED MATTERS). NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, Direct Wholesale Apparel’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO $1000. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, AND/OR THE DISCLAIMER OF SOME TYPES OF DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE MIGHT NOT APPLY TO YOU.
BY ACCESSING THE SITE, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MAY BE WAIVING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CLAIMS THAT ARE AT THIS TIME UNKNOWN OR UNSUSPECTED, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH WAIVER, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE, THE BENEFITS OF SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA, AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS:
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 OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
You hereby waive any and all rights you have or may have under California Civil Code Section 1542, and/or any similar provision of law or successor statute to it, with respect to the Released Matters. In connection with this waiver and release, you acknowledge that you are aware that you may hereafter discover claims presently unknown or unsuspected, or facts in addition to or different from those which you now know or believe to be true. Nevertheless, you intend by this Agreement to release fully, finally and forever all Released Matters under this Agreement. In furtherance of such intention, the releases set forth in this Agreement shall be and shall remain in effect as full and complete releases notwithstanding the discovery or existence of any such additional or different claims or relevant facts.
Direct Wholesale Apparel makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, accuracy, currency or adequacy of any information, facts, views, opinions, statements or recommendations contained on the Site and/or the Material. Reference to any product, process, publication or service of any third party by trade name, domain name, trademark, service mark, logo, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by Direct Wholesale Apparel. The Internet may be subject to breaches of security. Direct Wholesale Apparel is not responsible for any resulting damage to any user’s computer from any such security breach, or from any virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer line failure or any other technical or other malfunction. You should also be aware that email submissions over the Internet may not be secure, and you should consider this fact before submitting any information to anyone over the internet. Direct Wholesale Apparel makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the suitability, functionality, availability or operation of the Site.
Indemnification: BY USING THE SITE YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD THE RELEASED PARTIES HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMS, ALLEGED CLAIMS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, JUDGMENTS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, AND ALL COSTS AND EXPENSES OF DEFENSE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS FEES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO: YOUR BREACH OF YOUR REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, COVENANTS OR AGREEMENTS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT; YOUR VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT OF USE OR ANY LAW; YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND/OR THE MATERIAL IN VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT; INFORMATION OR MATERIAL POSTED OR TRANSMITTED THROUGH YOUR COMPUTER OR MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT, EVEN IF NOT SUBMITTED BY YOU, THAT INFRINGES ANY COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, TRADE SECRET, TRADE DRESS, PATENT, PUBLICITY, PRIVACY OR OTHER RIGHT OF ANY PERSON OR DEFAMES ANY PERSON; ANY MISREPRESENTATION MADE BY YOU; AND/OR Direct Wholesale Apparel’S USE OF YOUR INFORMATION. YOU WILL COOPERATE AS FULLY AND AS REASONABLY REQUIRED IN Direct Wholesale Apparel’S DEFENSE OF ANY CLAIM. Direct Wholesale Apparel RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ITS OWN EXPENSE, TO ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENSE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO INDEMNIFICATION BY YOU, AND YOU SHALL NOT IN ANY EVENT SETTLE ANY SUCH MATTER WITHOUT THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF Direct Wholesale Apparel.
Termination: Your failure to comply with any of the covenants, terms or conditions in this Agreement automatically revokes your authorization, right and license to use the Site, Marketing Tools and Software, and terminates any and all rights granted to you under this Agreement. Various parts of this Agreement will continue in full force and effect upon termination of your rights, according to their nature, including restrictions, disclaimers, liability limitations and indemnification obligations. Upon termination, you must promptly destroy all Content or obtained from this Site, as well as all copies of any Content. Direct Wholesale Apparel may change, suspend or discontinue or restrict any Site feature at any time without prior notice.
Applicable Law and Dispute Resolution: The Website TAC shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania applicable to contracts entered into and fully performed in Pennsylvania (without regard to its conflicts of law principles that would cause the application of any other jurisdictions laws) With respect to any disputes or claims not subject to arbitration, you agree not to commence or prosecute any action in connection therewith other than in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania, and you hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania
By using the Site in any way, you unconditionally consent and agree that: (1) any claim, dispute, or controversy (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) you may have against the officers, directors and employees of Direct Wholesale Apparel and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates (all such individuals and entities collectively referred to as the Direct Wholesale Apparel Entities) arising out of, relating to, or connected in any way with the website or the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, will be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered by JAMS and conducted before a sole arbitrator in accordance with the rules of JAMS; (2) this arbitration agreement is made pursuant to a transaction involving interstate commerce, and shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), 9 U.S.C. 1-16; (3) the arbitration shall be held in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; (4) the arbitrators decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of this Agreement and any of the other agreements referenced to in this Agreement that the applicable user may have entered into in connection with the website; (5) the arbitrator shall apply Pennsylvania law consistent with the FAA and applicable statutes of limitations, and shall honor claims of privilege recognized at law; (6) there shall be no authority for any claims to be arbitrated on a class or representative basis, arbitration can decide only your and/or the applicable Direct Wholesale Apparel Entity’s individual claims; the arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated; (7) THE ARBITRATOR SHALL NOT HAVE THE POWER TO AWARD CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES AGAINST YOU OR ANY Direct Wholesale Apparel ENTITY; (8) in the event that the administrative fees and deposits that must be paid to initiate arbitration against any Direct Wholesale Apparel Entity exceed $125 USD, and you are unable (or not required under the rules of JAMS) to pay any fees and deposits that exceed this amount, Direct Wholesale Apparel agrees to pay them and/or forward them on your behalf, subject to ultimate allocation by the arbitrator. In addition, if you are able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, Direct Wholesale Apparel will pay as much of your filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive; and (9) with the exception of subpart (6) above, if any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, or otherwise conflicts with the rules of JAMS, then the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained in this Agreement. If, however, subpart (6) is found to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, then the entirety of this Arbitration Provision shall be null and void, and neither you nor Direct Wholesale Apparel shall be entitled to arbitrate their dispute. For more information on JAMS and/or the rules of JAMS, visit their website at www.jamsadr.com .
The Website TAC constitute the entire agreement between you and Direct Wholesale Apparel regarding access to and use of the Site, superseding and entirely replacing prior agreements (if any) between you and Direct Wholesale Apparel . You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content, or third-party software. If any part of the Website TAC are held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. Direct Wholesale Apparel’s failure to enforce any right or provisions in the Website TAC will not constitute a waiver of such provision, or any other provision of the Website TAC. Direct Wholesale Apparel will not be responsible for failures to fulfill any obligations due to causes beyond its control. Direct Wholesale Apparel obtains permission from other manufacturers and content owners to make their brands, logos, products and other content available to you through the Site. You agree that these owners that license their rights and content to Direct Wholesale Apparel for the Site are intended third-party beneficiaries under the Website TAC with the right to enforce the provisions of the Website TAC that directly concern their content. In the event it should be determined that any provision of the Website TAC is uncertain or ambiguous, the language in all parts of the Website TAC shall be in all cases construed as a whole according to its fair meaning and not strictly construed for nor against either party. YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND APPROVED OF THE WEBSITE TAC; YOU HAVE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO CONSULT WITH LEGAL COUNSEL AND WITH SUCH OTHER EXPERTS OR ADVISORS AS YOU HAVE DEEMED NECESSARY IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE TAC. THE FACT THAT Direct Wholesale Apparel MAY HAVE DRAFTED ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE WEBSITE TAC SHALL HAVE NO BEARING UPON ITS INTERPRETATION OR CONSTRUCTION.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT REPRESENT AN AGREED ALLOCATION OF RISK WHICH IS REFLECTED IN THE OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT SUCH AS THE DISCLAIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES AND THE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY. Direct Wholesale Apparel COULD NOT PROVIDE THE Direct Wholesale Apparel PROPERTIES, OR ITS PRODUCTS OR SERVICES TO YOU AT THE CURRENT PRICING “BUT FOR” YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE OF PRODUCTS
Orders for Direct Wholesale Apparel products (the “Goods”) are subject to the following terms and conditions of sale (the “Ordering TAC”). The Ordering TAC shall govern the sale of Goods from Direct Wholesale Apparel to you and/or the company you are authorized to represent (“you”). Direct Wholesale Apparel’s performance is expressly made conditional upon your agreement to the Ordering TAC . Any provisions or conditions of any purchase order or other document, which are inconsistent with or in addition to the Ordering TAC are hereby rejected and shall be inapplicable and not binding upon Direct Wholesale Apparel.
- Ordering: Direct Wholesale Apparel shall accept your orders in writing, by phone (with follow-up written confirmation) or through electronic means for web-based orders. You may not cancel an order accepted by Direct Wholesale Apparel (i.e., they are non-refundable), except upon the consent of Direct Wholesale Apparel in each instance. You may pay for your first order by Cash On Delivery, pre-payment, credit card or with a company check upon prior credit approval by Direct Wholesale Apparel. Direct Wholesale Apparel shall deliver Goods F.O.B. Direct Wholesale Apparel’s shipping facility; risk of loss for Goods passes to you once Goods are loaded onto the courier at Direct Wholesale Apparel’s facility. Direct Wholesale Apparel shall make commercially reasonable efforts to meet any shipment date stated on the face of any accepted order. However, you understand and agree that shipment of Goods is subject to availability, and Direct Wholesale Apparel EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ANY FAILURE TO MEET SUCH DELIVERY DATES. Direct Wholesale Apparel shall have the right to deliver Goods at one time or in portions from time to time, and to invoice for those portions delivered. Payment will not be considered final until all freight charges and taxes billed to you have been paid. You may order non-grommeted samples from Direct Wholesale Apparel and receive a full refund if you return them within thirty (30) days and pay for all related shipping charges. Grommeted samples may not be returned. Sample Advantage samples may only be replaced for defect or mis-shipment. Sample Advantage samples cannot be returned for credit. Direct Wholesale Apparel offers free freight on orders over $150.00 shipped via ground with Direct Wholesale Apparel’s preferred carrier within the continental United States (free freight excludes white t-shirts and sales items). This policy includes split shipments. Direct Wholesale Apparel may periodically offer other free freight promotions and free freight is subject to change in Direct Wholesale Apparel’s sole discretion. You may also pick up your orders at Direct Wholesale Apparel’s distribution centers.
Payment You will purchase Goods in accordance with Direct Wholesale Apparel’s price list in effect at the time of the order (less other discounts, if any). Prices are exclusive of all sales or use taxes, tariffs, customs (except fees associated with original U.S. importation which Direct Wholesale Apparel pays), duties and other governmental charges. You will pay or reimburse Direct Wholesale Apparel for any and all such charges. Late payment of any amount will be grounds for Direct Wholesale Apparel to discontinue performance under these terms and conditions of sale. Any amounts not paid by the due date will be subject to a finance charge at a rate equal to the lesser of 1.5% per month or the maximum rate allowed by law. However, payment of such finance charge will not excuse or cure a breach or default for late payment. Returned checks will be subject to a $25.00 per check charge. All freight is F.O.B. point of origin. You remain responsible for all shipping and handling charges including, without limitation, failure by the consignee to pay shipping charges, failure by any third party to pay shipping charges, or an incorrect or invalid shipping account number. Direct Wholesale Apparel accepts American Express, Discover, Visa MasterCard and PayPal (please ask your sales representative for details).
Direct Wholesale Apparel does not accept third party credit cards. Any Customer that knowingly adds third party credit card information to their account may have their account suspended and will be responsible for full recovery of any loss to Direct Wholesale Apparel resulting from the use of the third party credit card. If you change a payment method from cash (meaning cash, cashier's check, money order or official bank check) to credit card you will lose the applicable cash discount. If you elect to use a credit card or Paypal to settle open invoices owed to Direct Wholesale Apparel you will lose that cash discount. You may also settle open invoices with an ACH payment which will incur no fee. (iii) Pricing. All prices are subject to change without notice. Direct Wholesale Apparel assumes no responsibility and shall incur no liability whatsoever if price change notices are not received. In the event of new federal or state taxes or legislation affecting the cost of products or items, Direct Wholesale Apparel reserves the right to increase prices as it deems appropriate or necessary. Goods are subject to change or withdrawal, or may be temporarily or permanently out of stock. We assume no liability for delays or failure to deliver due to our inability to obtain supplies. Direct Wholesale Apparel has no minimum order amount; Wholesale prices given to our cash & open credit accounts reflect a discount from our Standard prices. Credit Card sales receive Standard Prices.
Discounted Pricing and Product Description: Orders placed for one to 11 pieces in a specific style, color and size group receive piece pricing. Twelve or more pieces (up to case quantity) in a specific style, color and size group receive dozen pricing. And case pricing is available for orders of a particular pack of a specific style, color and size group, with quantity determined by mill. Many product descriptions include the weight of the fabric indicated in ounces. All weights included in product descriptions are averages based on the color offering for that specific item. Weights are provided to Direct Wholesale Apparel by the manufacturer and we have no responsibility for them. (v) Back orders. Back orders cannot be placed via the website and must be called into sales service. Back orders are only allowed on active styles that are out of stock in all Direct Wholesale Apparel distribution facilities at the time of the order. No backorders will be accepted for discontinued or closeout Goods. Back orders will be processed in the order they are received. You will not be charged until your back order ships. Back orders resulting from partial shipments will be cancelled unless specified after the order is shipped. Each back order incurs separate shipping charges. Customers will receive fulfillment notification from Direct Wholesale Apparel as goods are available. Direct Wholesale Apparel assumes no liability for delays or failure to deliver due to our inability to obtain the back ordered product. (vi) Returns and Cancelled Orders. It is your responsibility to check for discrepancies or defects in an order before any alterations or embellishments are made. Claims for shortages, damage or defects in Goods must be reported within 72 hours of receipt. Returns must be authorized by Direct Wholesale Apparel in advance via phone or web and within 14 days of receipt of Goods. Goods must be returned to Direct Wholesale Apparel within 30 days of receipt of Goods. Claims for returns for defective Goods must be made in accordance with the warranties in Direct Wholesale Apparel’s General Terms & Conditions of Sale. Altered or embellished garments, excluding irregulars, are not returnable. Authorized returns must be accompanied by a return authorization form or number from Direct Wholesale Apparel. Returns without original corresponding invoice number(s) will be credited at the lowest published price. Cancelled orders, returns of unwanted Goods, returns due to customer error, refused COD, unclaimed COD, or unclaimed pick up orders are subject to a 15% restocking fee based on the quantity and nature of the returned products plus applicable shipping charges and there is a $5 minimum restocking fee. Valid returns made via Direct Wholesale Apparel.com’s online returns will not incur a restocking fee unless Direct Wholesale Apparel believes in its sole discretion that you are abusing the return policy. Goods that are not Direct Wholesale Apparel’s will be returned to you at your expense or disposed of by Direct Wholesale Apparel. Discontinued or close-out items are not returnable. Freight on all returns not made via Direct Wholesale Apparel.com must be prepaid by you. Freight for returns initiated by you on Direct Wholesale Apparel.com will be paid for by us unless we elect in our sole discretion to instruct you not to send Goods you wish to return back to us. Please contact Direct Wholesale Apparel Customer Service for a return authorization and shipping address. We reserve the right to ask for photographic or other evidence of a defect. We reserve the right not to permit a return if we believe in our sole discretion you are abusing the return policy. Returns on drop shipments coming direct from Mill suppliers are not allowed. No returns on grommeted samples. Defective Goods must have tape placed over the flaw before returning. Return of drop shipment orders requires our prior approval and is subject to our sole discretion. It is Buyer’s responsibility to verify the accuracy of style, color, size and quantity on orders shipped to parties other than the Buyer prior to decorating and/or prior to reshipping.
Export Shipments: Many Goods that have been imported into the U.S. cannot be exported to other countries. It is your responsibility to check with their freight forwarder to confirm foreign documentation requirements and verify that items to be exported will be released by customs at the final destination. (viii). Warranties, Disclaimer, Limitations on Liability. Direct Wholesale Apparel warrants only that the Goods shall be free from material defects on the delivery date, provided, you store and handle the delivered Goods in such a manner that meets or exceeds the storage and handling procedures utilized by Direct Wholesale Apparel.
You must provide Direct Wholesale Apparel with written notice of any warranty claims no later than 72 hours after receipt of the applicable order of Goods. Failure to provide written notice within such 72 hour period shall void Direct Wholesale Apparel’s warranties in their entirety. As Direct Wholesale Apparel’s sole responsibility and liability, and YOUR ONLY AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY for any breach or breaches of such warranties, Direct Wholesale Apparel shall, upon written notice from you, either (at Direct Wholesale Apparel’s option) replace the defective portion of the Goods, or accept return thereof and refund the price paid by you for the defective portion. Any misuse, improper handling, storage, use, modification or alteration of the Goods by any third party shall void the forgoing warranty. You shall remain entirely responsible for any shipments by you or your company for purposes of returning defective products or packages to Direct Wholesale Apparel, and all risk of loss or damage during shipment shall be borne by you. Direct Wholesale Apparel will pay (or reimburse you) for reasonable shipping and handling charges limited to valid warranty claims. You agree and acknowledge that any benefits derived from use or resale of the Goods will depend on factors which vary from business to business and which are not within Direct Wholesale Apparel’s control. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SELECTION OF THE GOODS TO MEET YOUR, YOUR COMPANY’S OR ITS CUSTOMER’S NEEDS, AND Direct Wholesale Apparel MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OR SALE OF THE GOODS IN YOUR BUSINESS. THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION ARE THE ONLY WARRANTIES MADE BY Direct Wholesale Apparel. Direct Wholesale Apparel EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN, ARISING BY LAW OR OTHERWISE AND ANY IMPLIED INDEMNITIES.
IN NO EVENT WILL Direct Wholesale Apparel BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OR SALE OF GOODS BY YOU, OR ANY OTHER PARTY, OR FROM THE MANUFACTURE, SALE OR USE OF ANYTHING MADE BASED ON THE GOODS, EVEN IF Direct Wholesale Apparel IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, EXCEPT FOR INJURIES TO CONSUMERS DUE TO THE GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OF Direct Wholesale Apparel. You agree that, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract or tort, including negligence, Direct Wholesale Apparel’s liability for damages claimed by you with respect to the Goods shall not exceed fees received by Direct Wholesale Apparel from you for the applicable Goods. Regardless of the form of action, whether in contract or tort, including negligence, Direct Wholesale Apparel’s liability for damages claimed by third parties with respect to the Goods, as between Direct Wholesale Apparel and you shall not exceed fees paid to Direct Wholesale Apparel. No action, regardless of form, arising under this Agreement (other than an action for non-payment of any purchase prices or other amounts owed by you to Direct Wholesale Apparel), may be brought by either party more than one (1) year after the date of the alleged breach. Direct Wholesale Apparel shall not be liable for any failure to perform under this Agreement where such failure is due to any cause beyond Direct Wholesale Apparel’s control. You hereby release and shall defend and hold Direct Wholesale Apparel and its owners and agents harmless from and against any actual or threatened claims, losses, liabilities (including without limitation any punitive damages and fines), costs and expenses (including without limitation reasonable costs of litigation and attorney’s fees) related to third party actions (a) in which it is determined that Direct Wholesale Apparel is not at fault; and/or (b) arising from or relating to any acts or omissions by you, your company or your customers.
General: Our relationship is one of independent contractors. No agency, employment, partnership or joint venture shall be created by or founded upon this Agreement. You shall not make or assign, or represent to any party, by implication or otherwise, that it may make or assign, any warranty or representation by or for Direct Wholesale Apparel, nor shall you attempt, or represent that it is entitled, to make any commitment, waiver or settlement on behalf of Direct Wholesale Apparel or to pledge the credit of Direct Wholesale Apparel. Your rights are personal to you and the company you represent, and may not be assigned or transferred in whole or in part by you, nor may any benefit under this Agreement inure to any trustee in bankruptcy, receiver, or successor, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Direct Wholesale Apparel, and any attempted assignment or transfer without such consent shall constitute a breach of this Agreement and shall be void. The Governing Law and Dispute Resolution paragraph from the Website TAC is expressly incorporated into and made a part of the Terms and Conditions for Sale of Products.
Valid Accounts: To open an account with Direct Wholesale Apparel, a customer must supply a valid State Sales Tax License and complete a State Resale Certificate Form. Customers must conduct business within the Promotional Products Industry or be a reseller of decorated apparel (including but not limited to apparel decorators, promotional product distributors, and retailers). Members of Industry Organizations such as Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) or the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) should supply their membership numbers when applying for an account.
DECORATION TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE
Orders for the decoration of Goods are also subject to the following additional terms and conditions of sale set forth below (the “Decoration TAC”) in addition to the Ordering TAC above. The Decoration TAC shall govern the decoration of Goods sold by Direct Wholesale Apparel to you and/or the company you are authorized to represent (you). Direct Wholesale Apparel’s performance of decoration services is expressly made conditional upon your agreement to the Decoration TAC. Any provisions or conditions of any purchase order or other document, which are inconsistent with or in addition to these terms and conditions, are hereby rejected and shall be inapplicable and not binding upon Direct Wholesale Apparel.
Approval of Artwork: Written or electronic approval by you is required for all new art logos.
Approval of Proofs: You are responsible to ensure that proofs are correct in all respects. You should check spelling, colors, logo size, logo placement, layout and design as well as order pricing, add-ons and quantities before approving proof. Direct Wholesale Apparel disclaims any responsibility for any error in spelling, colors, logo size, logo placement, layout and design as well as order pricing, add-ons and quantities once you have approved a proof for production.
Credit Approval: Shipment of decorated orders is subject to credit approval.
Production Times: Standard production times discussed below are subject to change based on order volumes. Failure to confirm proofs within 24 hours will affect the ship date. For Embroidery: up to 200 locations- allow 3-5 business days after all customer approvals; over 200 locations allow 5-7 business days after all customer approvals; for over 1000 locations, special handling, packaging or drop shipments, call Direct Wholesale Apparel for a quote on delivery time. For Heat Seal: up to 1199 locations – allow 7-10 business days after all customer approvals; for over 1200 locations, special handling, packaging or drop shipments, call Direct Wholesale Apparel for a quote on earliest delivery date.
Cancellations of / Changes To Decoration Orders: A Decoration order may not be cancelled once the order has been approved by you. Changes to Goods being decorated or to the artwork on an order may not be made once you have approved the order. Changes to shipping information may be made by you at any point in time before the order has completed production as determined by Direct Wholesale Apparel in its sole discretion.
Infringement Claims: Direct Wholesale Apparel disclaims any liability for any claims or damages for infringement of any intellectual property belonging to a third party arising out of Direct Wholesale Apparel’s use of art work or logo supplied by you to Direct Wholesale Apparel. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Direct Wholesale Apparel and its agents from any and all claims or damages, direct or indirect including consequential damages, as a result of the actual or alleged infringement of any copyright, trademark or patent owned by a third party arising from Direct Wholesale Apparel’s use of art work or logo supplied by you to Direct Wholesale Apparel to be used for decoration services provided by Direct Wholesale Apparel or its agents to you.
POLICIES FOR SALE OF BRANDED & PRIVATE BRANDS
Direct Wholesale Apparel requires that all authorized customers (you or authorized customer) strictly adhere to its sales policies for • all, Alternative, American Apparel, Champion, Columbia, Dickies, Headsweats, Marmot and Spyder apparel and accessories (referred to as “Branded”), and • all Core365, Ash City, Authentic Pigment, Devon & Jones, Extreme, Harriton, Il Migliore, North End, North End Sport Blue, North End Sport Red, Team365 and UltraClub apparel and accessories (referred to as “Private Brands”). Direct Wholesale Apparel reserves the right to add additional brands to the definition of “Branded” and “Private Brands” in its sole discretion. The current policy for Branded and Private Brands products is as follows:
Direct Wholesale Apparel will sell Branded and Private Brands products only to authorized customers who, in the sole discretion and judgment of Direct Wholesale Apparel:
(a) do not advertise, promote, distribute, sell or market in any way that disparages, misrepresents or injures Branded or Private Brands products; and
(b) do not distribute or sell products employing any illegal, deceptive, undesirable, or improper advertising, marketing or selling practice, including predatory or “loss leader” pricing, bait and switch, or negative selling practices;
(c) comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including but not limited to those imposed by the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”).
You may not advertise or promote the Branded or Private Brands Products (the “Products”) or cause the Products to be advertised or promoted at prices discounted more than 10% for Branded Products or 20% for Private Brands, below (i) the prices coded on an “A” or (ii) double the case prices on Direct Wholesale Apparel’s published wholesale price list.
Direct Wholesale Apparel may advertise all or select Branded and Private Brands products at discounted/promotional prices. If so, you may not promote or advertise products at prices discounted more than 10% for Branded or 20% for Private Brands from the discounted/promotional prices advertised by Direct Wholesale Apparel, when coded on an “A”.
You may sell Alternative, American Apparel, Champion, Columbia, Headsweats, Marmot, Puma and Spyder products only with embellishment. Generic, obscure and/or temporary decoration, in order to resell these products, is prohibited. Online sales of Alternative, American Apparel, Champion, Columbia, Dickies, Headsweats, Marmot, Puma and Spyder products may be made only from your own website or another eligible, authorized customer website. Sales on or through eBay, Amazon, Craigslist or any other direct-to-consumer, third party site are strictly prohibited.
Alternative products purchased from Direct Wholesale Apparel must be sold only with embellishment. Sale of Alternative products on the internet or elsewhere without embellishment is strictly forbidden (excludes those items designated as closeout/clearance). The decoration of any Alternative garment with the proprietary marks, names and logos of any professional or collegiate sports team or collegiate institution is expressly prohibited. Failing to comply with these policies will result in loss of privileges for selling the Alternative brand.
American Apparel products purchased from Direct Wholesale Apparel must be sold only with embellishment. Sale of American Apparel products on the internet or elsewhere without embellishment is strictly forbidden (excludes those items designated as closeout/clearance). Failing to comply with these policies will result in loss of privileges for selling the American Apparel brand.
Champion products purchased from Direct Wholesale Apparel must be sold only with embellishment. Sale of Champion products on the internet or elsewhere without embellishment is strictly forbidden (excludes those items designated as closeout/clearance).The decoration of any Champion garment with the proprietary marks, names and logos of any professional or collegiate sports team or collegiate institution is expressly prohibited. Failing to comply with these policies will result in loss of privileges for selling the Champion brand.
Columbia products purchased from Direct Wholesale Apparel must be sold only with embellishment. Sale of Columbia products on the internet or elsewhere without embellishment is strictly forbidden. The decoration of any Columbia garment with the proprietary marks, names and logos of any professional or collegiate sports team or collegiate institution is expressly prohibited. Failing to comply with these policies will result in loss of privileges for selling the Champion brand.
Headsweats products purchased from Direct Wholesale Apparel must be sold only with embellishment. Sale of Headsweats products on the internet or elsewhere without embellishment is strictly forbidden. Failing to comply with these policies will result in loss of privileges for selling the Headsweats brand.
Marmot products purchased from Direct Wholesale Apparel must be sold only with embellishment. Sale of Marmot products on the internet or elsewhere without embellishment is strictly forbidden (excludes those items designated as closeout/clearance). Failing to comply with these policies will result in loss of privileges for selling the Marmot brand.
Puma Golf and Puma Sport products purchased from Direct Wholesale Apparel must be sold only with embellishment. Sale of Puma Golf and Puma Sport products on the internet or elsewhere without embellishment is strictly forbidden (excludes those items designated as closeout/clearance). Failing to comply with these policies will result in loss of privileges for selling the Puma brand.
Spyder products purchased from Direct Wholesale Apparel must be sold only with embellishment. Sale of Spyder products on the internet or elsewhere without embellishment is strictly forbidden. Failing to comply with these policies will result in loss of privileges for selling the Spyder brand.
If Direct Wholesale Apparel believes, in its sole and absolute discretion, that you have failed to comply with its Branded and Private Brands Policies, it may provide you with written notice of such violation. Direct Wholesale Apparel may also in its sole discretion, with or without written notice to you, stop selling Branded and/or Private Brands products to you or terminate the relationship.
Direct Wholesale Apparel requires all customers to allow Direct Wholesale Apparel access to their company website in the same manner allowed to the general public. Blocking Direct Wholesale Apparel from your company site may result in Direct Wholesale Apparel discontinuing sales to you.
These Branded & Private Brands Sales Policies are not a contract, nor an offer to form a contract. Direct Wholesale Apparel is not asking for and will not accept any agreement affirming your compliance with these policies. These policies simply describe the circumstances under which Direct Wholesale Apparel may, in its sole discretion, choose to continue selling Branded and Private Brands products to you.
Direct Wholesale Apparel representatives are strictly prohibited from discussing these sales policies or any other pricing practice with you, and from seeking or accepting any assurance of compliance with these policies. All questions regarding these policies shall be directed, in writing, to Direct Wholesale Apparel, Attn: Retail/Private Brands Sales Policy, Six Neshaminy Interplex, 6th Floor, Trevose, PA 19053.
Direct Wholesale Apparel does not seek any comment or criticism from you about the pricing or advertising practices of any other authorized customer. Direct Wholesale Apparel will not, under any circumstances, discuss the business dealings of any authorized customer with any other authorized customer. Direct Wholesale Apparel reserves the right to change, amend, or discontinue these sales policies at any time, and no third party has any right to rely on the continued existence of these policies, or any act or omission by Direct Wholesale Apparel to enforce these sales policies. Direct Wholesale Apparel may elect in its sole discretion not to enforce advertising price policies for high volume orders.