Welcome to Alan G! We're glad you've chosen to visit us and are eager to be of service to you. The following are the terms and conditions under which you may use the web site of Alan G, found at www.alangjewelers.com ("Website").
Alan G Jewelers is considered among the industry leaders in online purchase transactions. Your use of this Website and the services provided on or related to the Website (hereafter "Services"), is governed by this Terms of Service Agreement (hereafter referred to as "Terms of Service" or "Agreement") and any disputes that may arise are governed by the policies and terms contained herein. All terms and provisions of US Watch Buyers.com purchase agreements (as defined below) are governed by the terms set forth. Your use of this Website or the Services represents your acceptance of this Agreement.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE OR ACCESS OUR WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE.
Alan G Jewelers is located in Los Angeles, California, and complies with applicable city, state and federal regulations governing the purchase of tangible personal property ("Property"). By applying to sell your item to Alan G Jewelers, shipping your Property to our Los Angeles, California location, and agreeing to our terms and conditions, you acknowledge and agree that each purchase is consummated at our Los Angeles, California location.
1.Revisions to Pricing; Amendment. This Agreement may be amended by Alan G Jewelers from time to time. If we make material changes to the Agreement, we will notify you through the Service interface or at your primary email address as specified in your Member account information. You agree that such amended Agreement will be effective thirty (30) days after being posted or sent to you, and your continued access to the Website or use of the Service after that time shall constitute your acceptance of the amended Agreement.
2.Eligible users. Alan G Jewelers offers its Website and Services only to people who may lawfully enter into and form contracts for purchase of tangible personal property under California law. If you are not yet of the age of majority, do not have the capacity to enter into contracts, or are accessing this Website from any location where material or Services provided on this Website is prohibited or illegal, you do not have permission to access the Website or the Services. Accessing Alan G Jewelers' Services from places where the Services are illegal, is expressly prohibited. If you choose to access our Website from locations other than California, you do so on your own initiative, voluntarily, and at your own risk, and you are solely responsible for compliance with local laws.
4.Our Services. We provide you with an opportunity to sell your items to Alan G Jewelers. Please note that all offers are subject to final examination in our office. Alan G Jewelers reserves the right to refuse to purchase any item at any time prior to the completion of the transaction between buyer and seller. Please review our FAQ "How It Works" available at: www.alangjewelers.com/Howitworks to learn more about how our process.
5.Restrictions on our Services. There are some limitations on our Services. We reserve the right to accept all applications in our sole discretion. For example, we have a minimum transaction size of $250.00, as further described in our "Rates & Terms" FAQ available at: www.alangjewelers.com/RatesandTerms. We do not accept certain types of property, as further described in our "Thing We Buy" available at: http://www.alangjewelers.com/Things-We-Buy.html. While we may be able to make a payment to you within 24 hours of your submission of an application, this timing is contingent upon your compliance with our process and shipping instructions and there may be additional charges, as well as other factors as further described in our "How It Works" FAQ.
6.Fees and other Charges. We do not charge fees for our Services in connection to our transaction. Alan G Jewelers pays for all shipping charges to and from our location. If for any reason we receive an item, which is not authentic, you will be responsible for shipping charges to and from Alan G Jewelers. If these fees are not paid with in 30 days, Alan G Jewelers will not be obligated to keep the item and reserves the right to sell the item to recover any and all shipping charges incurred by Alan G Jewelers. All currency amounts are quoted in U.S. Dollars. Alan G Jewelers may, in its sole discretion, change our standard fees, rates, and other charges.
7.Shipping Procedures. Alan G Jewelers will provide you a pre-paid shipping label by UPS or FedEx, so that you may ship your Property to our office. In the event you use shipping label provided by Alan G Jewelers, your Property will be insured for up to Quoted amount not exceeding $50,000.00. If you use the Alan G Jewelers provided shipping label, and wish to insure your Property with FEDEX for more than $50,000 or if you wish to ship the items faster than Federal Express 2nd Day Air service, you may do so at your own expense. Alan G Jewelers may, at your request, pay these additional charges and deduct the amount from your proceeds. It is your responsibility to obtain and retain a receipt for shipping from the shipping agent. Alternatively, you may arrange for your own shipping through a carrier of your choice and at your own expense with your own responsibility. In the event you use your own shipping label and packaging, you must insure your property with the carrier for its full value and if it is lost or stolen prior to reaching Alan G Jewelers, you must make a claim against the carrier. This receipt should include a unique tracking code, and this receipt will be required for any insurance claim. You must also ensure that you can produce photograph(s) of your Property as well as at least one document per item, which will prove ownership, and the current value of your property. In addition to the FEDEX shipping insurance coverage, Alan G Jewelers provides supplementary insurance up to quoted amount not to exceed $50,000, on your valuable during shipping with FEDEX. This coverage supplements the FEDEX insurance in the event that any actual loss is not fully covered by the FEDEX insurance coverage. The supplemental insurance covers the actual loss based on the current fair market value of your item. Please note that it is your responsibility to keep safe all documentation relating to your Property that would be required in support of an insurance claim, including, but not limited to any purchase receipts, shipping receipts, certificates, valuations, insurance documents or photos.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your items are securely and appropriately packaged, including the use of additional and/or item specific packaging. Alan G Jewelers cannot be held responsible for damage to items sent in inappropriate packaging. Alan G Jewelers US reserves the right to reject delivery of any package which appears to be damaged, opened, or tampered with. Any such item will be returned to you without further liability to Alan G Jewelers. Alan G Jewelers will ship your property back to you should we not be able to come to an agreement, within 2 business days. The Property will be shipped either via Federal Express or UPS, Certified Signature required to the postal address listed on the shipping form.
8. Acceptable Use. As a condition of your use of the Website, you agree that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful, or prohibited by this Agreement. Prohibited uses include, but are not limited to, competitive analysis (including providing screen shots, which are copyrighted material owned by Alan G Jewelers) and data mining or scraping through the use of robots, spiders, or otherwise.
In addition, you may not use the Website, the Services, or any of your communications with Alan G Jewelers to: (a) defame, abuse, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; (b) offer to sell any Property that infringes or otherwise violates a third party's rights, including Property that: (i) you cannot legally sell, (ii) is misrepresented to Alan G Jewelers, and/or (iii) if sold, would cause Alan G Jewelers to violate any law, statute or regulation; (c) provide false, inaccurate, or misleading Personal Information; or (d) violate any applicable government laws or regulations (for example, those governing financial services, consumer protections, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising). Alan G Jewelers will cooperate with legal authorities and Internet service providers in releasing information about users who violate this Acceptable Use Policy.
You agree that you will notify US Watch Buyers.com immediately of any known or suspected unauthorized use, breach of security, or violation of this Agreement, on or relating to the Website or the Services.
9.Remedies. In addition to any other remedies, at law or in equity, Alan G Jewelers may have for your breach of this Agreement, we may take the following actions to protect Alan G Jewelers, a third party, or you from liability: (a) we may close, suspend, or limit your access to your Member account or the Services; (b) we may contact law enforcement, or impacted third parties of your actions; (c) we may update inaccurate Personal Information you provided us; and/or (d) we may refuse to provide our Services to you.
10.Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold Alan G Jewelers, its, officers, agents, and other partners and their employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of or relating to: (a) your use of the Website or the Service, or (b) arising from your breach of this Agreement.
11.Warranty. You warrant and represent that you have good and marketable title to the Property, free of all encumbrances of any kind. YOU AGREE THAT USE OF ALAN G JEWELERS' SERVICES AND THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. ALAN G JEWELERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. US WATCH BUYERS.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT THEY WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, OR ERROR FREE, NOR DOES ALAN G JEWELERS MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION THAT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM ALAN G JEWELERS' AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES OR THROUGH THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY ALAN G JEWELERS SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimers may not apply to you. This paragraph gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights that vary from state to state.
12.Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL ALAN G JEWELERS, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, OR THIS AGREEMENT (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE). ALAN G JEWELERS' LIABILITY, AND THE LIABILITY OF ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND SUPPLIERS, TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION (A) WITH OUR PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES TO YOU IS LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (1) THE AMOUNT OF FEES YOU HAVE PAID TO US IN THE MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY, AND (2) $100, (B) WITH PROPERTY ON OUR PREMISES DURING THE TERM OF A PAWN LOAN IS LIMITED TO YOUR COST TO COVER THE VALUE OF SUCH ITEM, (C) WITH PROPERTY ON OUR PREMISES PRIOR TO THE TERM OF A PAWN LOAN IS LIMITED TO THE VALUE OF SUCH ITEM AND (D) WITH RESPECT TO PROPERTY WHICH HAS NOT YET BEEN DELIVERED TO AND ACCEPTED BY ALAN G JEWELERS, NONE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT IF YOUR ITEM IS LOST OR DAMAGED WHILE IN ALAN G JEWELERS' POSSESSION DURING THE TERM OF A PAWN LOAN, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU CANNOT REPURCHASE THE ITEM AND YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS THAT YOU WILL HAVE NO OBLIGATION TO PAY ALAN G JEWELERS' ANY OF THE FEES OR CHARGES SET FORTH IN THE PAWN TICKET AGREEMENT.
13.Term and Termination. Until and unless terminated by you or Alan G Jewelers, your status as an eligible user or Member will continue indefinitely. Alan G Jewelers may terminate this Agreement and your access to the Website and related Services at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice. Upon termination of your right to use the Website, you will no longer have access to any data or information you had previously created, maintained, managed, or stored in the Website or Alan G Jewelers' systems. Your obligations pursuant to Sections above and the survival provision of this Section, shall survive the termination of this Agreement.
14.Governing Law; Dispute Resolution.
1.Governing Law. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, USA, without regard to any of its conflict of law provisions that would require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of, and venue in, courts located in Los Angeles County, California, USA in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Website and the Services, except as provided in Section 12.2 below regarding optional arbitration. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you agree that Alan G Jewelers shall be allowed to apply for injunctive or other equitable relief in any court of competent jurisdiction.
2.Optional Arbitration. For any claim (excluding claims for injunctive or other equitable relief) where the total amount of the award sought is less than $10,000.00 USD, the party requesting relief may elect to resolve the dispute in a cost effective manner through binding non-appearance-based arbitration. If a party elects arbitration, that party will initiate such arbitration through an established alternative dispute resolution ("ADR") provider mutually agreed upon by the parties. The ADR provider and the parties must comply with the following rules: a) the arbitration shall be conducted by telephone, online and/or be solely based on written submissions, the specific manner shall be chosen by the party initiating the arbitration; b) the arbitration shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties; and c) any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
3.Improperly Filed Claims. All claims between you and Alan G Jewelers must be resolved in accordance with this Section 12. All claims filed or brought contrary to this Section shall be considered improperly filed. Should you file a claim contrary to this Section, US Watch Buyers.com may recover attorneys' fees and costs up to $1,000, provided that Alan G Jewelers has notified you in writing of the improperly filed claim, and you fail to promptly withdraw the claim.
4.Limitation on Actions. You agree that, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, except as prohibited by law, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to this Agreement, the Website, or Alan G Jewelers' Services, must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
5.Communications. Some of the communications between you and Alan G Jewelers use electronic means, whether you visit the Site, send us emails, click on a weblink to access the Pawn Ticket Agreement, or whether Alan G Jewelers posts notices on the Service or communicates with you via email. For contractual purposes, you (a) consent to receive communications from Alan G Jewelers in an electronic form; and (b) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Alan G Jewelers provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were be in a hardcopy writing. The foregoing does not affect your non-waivable rights. You may also receive a copy of this Agreement, emailing us at: email@example.com Subject: "Service Agreement".
6.General. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and Alan G Jewelers regarding the use of the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. Notwithstanding any other provisions herein, the parties agree that no person or entity (including any other member) shall be deemed a third-party beneficiary of this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives to the greatest extent possible under any applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. The failure of Alan G Jewelers to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement. You may not rent, lease, license, grant a security interest in, or otherwise transfer, assign, or sublicense your rights hereunder to any third party. At any time, Alan G Jewelers may, in its sole discretion and without providing notice or obtaining your consent, assign this entire Agreement or delegate some or all of its responsibilities hereunder.
7.Disclosures. Alan G Jewelers is located at 606 South Olive Street, Suite 2115, Los Angeles, CA 90014. You should note that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors.