Terms of Use

Below you will find information about payment methods, ordering over the phone, product shipping, order cancellations and other pertinent information. If you do not find the answers to your questions or if you need additional assistance please email us at: sales@mioculture.com or call us at: +1 (215) 925-9359 Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM to 5 PM Eastern Standard Time.

Security & Privacy

We respect your privacy and will only communicate information to third parties when it is connected with providing our services. Shipping companies and credit card processing companies require that we disclose relevant information to process and fulfill your order. They in turn will use your information exclusively to perform their services.

All information collected from our site and provided by you over the phone is kept strictly confidential. We will not sell or share customer information with anyone. If you would like to be removed from our email or mailing list please let us know at: info@mioculture.com

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order, or legal process served on our website.

Links
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we do not control and are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they exit our site and to understand the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Security
Off-line information is protected and is accessible only to authorized personnel for whom it is necessary to access such information.

Website Security

What type of information does mioculture.com collect and how is it used?
Mioculture.com gathers only the customer information that we need to administer our business, our security, the security of our customers and members to provide superior products and service.

There are two categories of information we collect about you when you visit our site. The first type of information we may collect about you is personally identifiable information, such as, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card number. This type of information may be provided as part of a purchase process and allows us to process and fulfill your order and notify you of order status. Other examples of when we collect personally identifiable information are if you subscribe to our newsletter(s).

The second category is non-personally identifiable information. Data such as your IP address, browser type, domain name, specific web pages through which you click, and files you download are gathered in order to gain a better understanding of product, service and site development needs and provide an effective means of security for our website, our customers and members. This data is collected automatically and utilized in aggregate to help us look for trends so that we can improve our Website and your user experience.

What information do we share and with whom?
Mioculture.com does not rent, lease, redistribute or sell customer information to any third party. In cases of fraud or other types of abuse, we may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it.

How does mioculture.com ensure that your information is secure?
Mioculture.com will maintain practices and procedures designed to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of customer's credit card numbers. We restrict and limit access to customer information only to those employees who need it to carry out their business functions. When credit card information is transmitted online, mioculture.com uses industry standard security measures called SSL (secure socket layer encryption).

Does mioculture.com use cookies?
Mioculture.com does not use cookies. Rather, we uses session variables to keep track of customers activity while on the site. The most significant differences between the two are that cookies are stored on the users computer, while the session data is stored on the server. As a result, sessions are more secure than cookies (no information is being sent back and forth between the client and the server) and sessions work even when the user has disabled cookies in their browser. After a customer checks out, all session variable data is deleted from the server.

Can I "opt out" of receiving promotional e-mails from mioculture.com?
Mioculture.com may send you e-mails with news, promotional offers and announcements only if you opt-in to our newsletter upon checkout or sign up for our mailing list.

Whom do I contact if I have additional questions or concerns about this policy?
If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, please contact us at sales@mioculture.com

Online Payment Options

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal as forms of payment. It is our policy to not charge your card until we confirm that your order has shipped. We do, however, obtain an authorization on your card at the time of your order for the full amount of your order. Paypal orders will be charged automatically at the time the order is placed regardless of ship date. If you prefer to be charged when your order is ready to ship, please refrain from using Paypal.

Credit card re-authorization
We also obtain authorizations for the outstanding balance of your order if a) your order partially ships or b) the existing authorization is about to expire. Should the re-authorization not be successful, we will contact you for new payment information. If we are not able to obtain a valid authorization, we reserve the right to either cancel your order or charge your card for the outstanding balance of your order. If, after we charge your card as a result of not being able to re-authorize, you wish to cancel your order, please contact us and we will refund your card provided that your order has not yet shipped.

Ordering over the Phone

Call us anytime Monday thru Friday between 9:30 am and 5pm Eastern Standard time. Our number is: +1 (215) 925-9359. We can take your order over the phone. If we are busy please leave us a voicemail and we will return your call promptly. Orders placed over the phone are charged when the product is ready to ship. Phone orders are not eligible for free shipping unless specified by a customer representative.

Confirmation of Orders

After placing an online order you will get a confirmation email within 10 minutes. If you place an online order with MIO and don't get a confirmation email check your junk / spam mail folder.

Taxes

You will only be charged tax if you are a resident of Pennsylvania. Orders placed in Pennsylvania will be charged applicable city and state taxes. The exact amount will be itemized during the online ordering process. No sales tax will be applied to orders shipped to addresses in other states. Orders shipped abroad will not be taxed by MIO, however they may be subject to taxes and import tariffs that are not included in the product and shipping price.

Shipping

We offer FREE UPS GROUND SHIPPING on ONLINE orders over $100 inside the continental U.S. This offer is based on the order subtotal before taxes. UPS GROUND shipping rates will apply to orders under $100. Our free shipping offer only applies to items that can be shipped with standard services offered by UPS GROUND.

We may deliver across the continental U.S. and abroad. (P.O. Boxes and APO Addresses are excluded.) Please note that international orders may be taxed upon arrival. Applicable taxes, tariffs and brokerage fees are NOT INCLUDED in the shipping and handling charges. The purchaser is responsible for all of these aforementioned charges.

Orders are shipped from our warehouse by UPS. Shipping and handling fees will be charged based on shipment weight, volume, delivery destination, and retail value of order. For additional shipping information or for shipping and handling estimates please call +1 (215) 925-9359

Lead Times

All of our products are usually in stock and ready to ship; however out of stock items may take between four and six weeks to arrive at our facility. Orders for in stock items usually ship within 48 hours. We will make every effort to keep you informed of the status of your order. If you have questions about a backordered product please call us at: +1 (215) 925-9359

Changing or Cancelling Orders

If you have placed an order that you wish to change or cancel, please contact us at +1 (215) 925-9359 or email us at: orders@mioculture.com within 24 hours.

 

Returns

All of our products are guaranteed for material quality and workmanship. If you find a defect with an item, please call us for repair or replacement with 48 hours of receiving your product. Please note that dye lots on dyed goods may vary slightly and that imperfections on certain products reflect the natural quality of materials or their manufacturing processes.

Return Conditions

Returns are accepted on damaged merchandise on claims made and received within five (5) days of receipt of merchandise. All merchandise must be COMPLETELY UNUSED and in its original packaging. Returns must be properly packed and returned for inspection. We cannot accept returns on merchandise that has been installed, painted, modified or altered in any way. All returns must have a Return Authorization Number. Online orders can request this number through their customer control panel in our site or by calling us at: 215-925-9359 Monday - Friday 10 AM 7 PM EST

Return Process

Pending inspection, a refund or credit will be issued to you for the value of the item including taxes minus the shipping charges. Please return the item in its original packaging inside of a larger box to avoid damage of delicate or heavy items or if unsure call for shipping instructions. MIO will not assume the transportation charges for any items returned by courier, USPS or other unless specifically agreed upon beforehand. We reserve the right to charge applicable re-stocking fees. Please ship all returns to:

MIO
Attention: Returns / (your RMA #)
446 North 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
USA

Exceptions

Due to the nature of these products we are unfortunately not able to accept returns on them: Loop By The Yard orders. All sales are final on cut product. We will only issue refunds on damaged Loop By The Yard merchandise that is rejected upon arrival. Inspect your order carefully before signing for it. Custom printed and Art Edition goods are non-returnable. Products that have been bent, modified or assembled cannot be returned.

Trade & Discounted Merchandise Returns

We do not accept returns on ANY merchandise that was purchased at a discount, trade price or purchased with a coupon. Sales to contract buyers, specifiers and builders are all final.

Terms and Conditions

Use of the mioculture.com/miocollection.com website constitutes your agreement to follow these rules and to be bound by them. If you do not agree with any of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

Changes
MIO reserves the right to update or modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. Your use of the website following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as changed.

By using this site, you acknowledge that the material it contains is protected by copyright, patents and/or trademark rights of MIO Company, LLC. None of the material on this site is in the public domain. 'Material' includes, but is not limited to, text, images, logos, product names, executable code, layout designs, and templates.

You may download material from this website for personal, non-commercial use only. This Material may not be reproduced, redistributed, rebroadcast or retransmitted in any form, in whole or in part, without the prior explicit written permission of MIO Company, LLC.

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, slogans, logos, and other indicia of origin that appear on or in connection with the site, including, but not limited to, the registered trademarks MIO, mioculture and the MIO mark are the property of MIO Company, LLC. You may not copy, display or use any of these marks without prior written permission of the mark owner.

If these terms are unacceptable to you, you should immediately cease using this website and destroy any copies you have made of its Materials. You agree that unauthorized use of the Material, as defined in this notice, will cause injury to MIO Company, LLC.

If you have any questions about copyright information, please contact us.

Disclaimer
This site and all contents of this site are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge, by your use of this site, that your use of this site is at your sole risk, that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all necessary servicing or repairs of any equipment you use in connection with your use of our site, and that MIO shall not be liable for any damages of any kind related to your use of this site.

Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold MIO harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the site.

Copyright
All of the Content on this site, including but not limited to: images, illustrations, graphics, audio clips, video clips, and text, are subject to trademark, service mark, trade dress, patent, copyright and/or other intellectual property rights or licenses owned by MIO. The entire Content of this site is intended solely for personal, noncommercial use. MIO reserves complete title and full intellectual property rights in any content you download from this website. You may not copy, download, reproduce, modify, publish, distribute, transmit, transfer or create derivative works from the Content without first obtaining written permission from MIO.