Terms & Conditions

TERMS OF USE

These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement between you, individually or on behalf of an entity (“you”) and South China Morning Post Publishers Limited (“SCMP”), concerning your access to and use of the shop.goldthread2.com and all other websites, platforms, mobile channel and applications invented from time to time and operated by SCMP (“Site”). 


GENERAL

You agree that by accessing the Site, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with all of these Terms of Use, then you are expressly prohibited from using the Site and you must discontinue use immediately. 

Supplemental terms and conditions or documents that may be posted on the Site from time to time are hereby incorporated herein by reference. SCMP reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms of Use at any time and for any reason. 

SCMP will alert you about any changes by updating the most current Terms of Use in the Site, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change. 

It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms of Use to stay informed of updates. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Terms of Use by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Terms of Use are posted. 

The information provided on the Site is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject SCMP to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. 

Accordingly, those persons who choose to access the Site from any jurisdiction, country or location do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. 


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Unless otherwise indicated, all proprietary rights, property and source code, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics on the Site (collectively, the “Content”) and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein (the “Marks”) are owned or controlled by or properly licensed to SCMP, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights in applicable jurisdictions.

The Content and the Marks are provided on the Site on an “AS IS” basis for your information and personal use only. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the Site and no Content or Marks may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without SCMP express prior written permission.

Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. SCMP reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Site, the Content and the Marks.


USER REPRESENTATIONS

By using the Site, you represent and warrant that: 

(1) all information you submit will be true, accurate, current, and complete; 

(2) you will maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update such information as necessary; 

(3) you have the legal capacity and you agree to comply with these Terms of Use; 

(4) you will not access the Site through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script or otherwise; 

(5) you will not use the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose; 

(6) your use of the Site will not violate any applicable law or regulation.

If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, SCMP have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof). 

PRODUCTS

SCMP make every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors, features, specifications, and details of the products available on the Site. However, SCMP do not guarantee that the colors, features, specifications, and details of the products will be accurate, complete, reliable, current, or free of other errors, and your electronic display may not accurately reflect the actual colors and details of the products. 

All products are subject to availability, and SCMP cannot guarantee that items will be in stock. SCMP reserve the right to discontinue any products at any time for any reason. Prices for all products are subject to change.


PURCHASES AND PAYMENT

SCMP accept the following forms of payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and PayPal. You agree to provide current, complete, and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made via the Site. You further agree to promptly update account and payment information, including email address, payment method, and payment card expiration date, so that SCMP can complete your transactions and contact you as needed. Sales tax will be added to the price of purchases as deemed required by law. SCMP may change prices at any time. All payments shall be in U.S. dollars.

You agree to pay all charges at the prices then in effect for your purchases and any applicable shipping/delivery fees, and you authorize us to charge your chosen payment provider for any such amounts upon placing your order. 

If your order is subject to recurring charges, then you consent to our charging your payment method on a recurring basis without requiring your prior approval for each recurring charge, until such time as you cancel the applicable order. SCMP reserves the right to correct any errors or mistakes in pricing, even if it have already requested or received payment.

SCMP reserves the right to refuse any order placed through the Site. SCMP may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household, or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same payment method, and/or orders that use the same billing or shipping address. SCMP reserves the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in its sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers, or distributors. 


REFUNDS

If you are not happy with your purchase, you can return any goods within 30 days of receiving them. Items must be returned unworn, unwashed, undamaged and unused. As soon as it arrives, we'll issue a full refund for the entire purchase price. Please note - we do not reimburse the return shipping fees unless the return is due to a defect in quality.

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which SCMP make the Site available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by SCMP. 

As a user of the Site, you agree not to:

  1. systematically retrieve data or other content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from SCMP.
  2. make any unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email, or creating user accounts by automated means or under false pretenses.
  3. use a buying agent or purchasing agent to make purchases on the Site.
  4. use the Site to advertise or offer to sell goods and services.
  5. circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Site and/or the Content contained therein.
  6. engage in unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site.
  7. trick, defraud, or mislead SCMP and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords;
  8. make improper use of SCMP support services or submit false reports of abuse or misconduct.
  9. engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
  10. interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks or services connected to the Site.
  11. attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user.
  12. sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
  13. use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person.
  14. use the Site as part of any effort to compete with SCMP or otherwise use the Site and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise.
  15. decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site.
  16. attempt to bypass any measures of the Site designed to prevent or restrict access to the Site, or any portion of the Site.
  17. harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of SCMP employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Site to you.
  18. delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.
  19. copy or adapt the Site’s software, including but not limited to Flash, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, or other code.
  20. upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material, including excessive use of capital letters and spamming (continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site or modifies, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Site.
  21. upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including without limitation, clear graphics interchange formats (“gifs”), 1×1 pixels, web bugs, cookies, or other similar devices (sometimes referred to as “spyware” or “passive collection mechanisms” or “pcms”).
  22. except as may be the result of standard search engine or Internet browser usage, use, launch, develop, or distribute any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat utility, scraper, or offline reader that accesses the Site, or using or launching any unauthorized script or other software.
  23. disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, SCMP and/or the Site.
  24. use the Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.

Any use of the Site in violation of the foregoing violates these Terms of Use and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Site. 

 

MOBILE APPLICATION LICENSE

Use License

If you access the Site via a mobile application, then SCMP grants you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to install and use the mobile application on wireless electronic devices owned or controlled by you, and to access and use the mobile application on such devices strictly in accordance with the terms and conditions of this mobile application license contained in these Terms of Use. 

You shall not: 

(1) decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, attempt to derive the source code of, or decrypt the application; 

(2) make any modification, adaptation, improvement, enhancement, translation, or derivative work from the application; 

(3) violate any applicable laws, rules, or regulations in connection with your access or use of the application; 

(4) remove, alter, or obscure any proprietary notice (including any notice of copyright or trademark) posted by SCMP or the licensors of the application; 

(5) use the application for any revenue generating endeavor, commercial enterprise, or other purpose for which it is not designed or intended; 

(6) make the application available over a network or other environment permitting access or use by multiple devices or users at the same time; 

(7) use the application for creating a product, service, or software that is, directly or indirectly, competitive with or in any way a substitute for the application; 

(8) use the application to send automated queries to any website or to send any unsolicited commercial e-mail;

(9) use any proprietary information or any of SCMP interfaces or its other intellectual property in the design, development, manufacture, licensing, or distribution of any applications, accessories, or devices for use with the application.


PRIVACY POLICY

SCMP cares about data privacy and security. Please review our Privacy Policy [CLICK HERE]/posted on the Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms of Use. 


COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENTS

SCMP respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material available on or through the Site infringes upon any copyright you own or control, please immediately notify us using the contact information provided below (a “Notification”). A copy of your Notification will be sent to the person who posted or stored the material addressed in the Notification. 


TERM AND TERMINATION

These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Site. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THESE TERMS OF USE, SCMP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY, DENY ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE (INCLUDING BLOCKING CERTAIN IP ADDRESSES), TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY REASON OR FOR NO REASON, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR BREACH OF ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, OR COVENANT CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS OF USE OR OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW OR REGULATION. SCMP MAY TERMINATE YOUR USE OR PARTICIPATION IN THE SITE, WITHOUT WARNING, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION. 

If SCMP terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. 

In addition to terminating or suspending your account, SCMP reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.


MODIFICATIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS 

SCMP reserves the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Site at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, SCMP have no obligation to update any information on our Site. SCMP also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Site without notice at any time.

SCMP will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site. 

SCMP cannot guarantee the Site will be available at all times. SCMP may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Site, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. SCMP reserves the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise modify the Site at any time or for any reason without notice to you. 

You agree that SCMP have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site. Nothing in these Terms of Use will be construed to obligate us to maintain and support the Site or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases in connection therewith.


GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong SAR


CORRECTIONS

There may be information on the Site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. SCMP reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the Site at any time, without prior notice.


DISCLAIMER

THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE BASIS. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE SERVICES WILL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND WE WILL ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (1) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT AND MATERIALS, (2) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE, (3) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (4) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE, (5) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (6) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT AND MATERIALS OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCT AVAILABLE ON THE SITE AND THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITE, ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, OR ANY WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND WE WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

 

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL SCMP OR OUR DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT, LOST REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF SCMP HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 


INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless, including our subsidiaries, affiliates, and all of our respective officers, agents, partners, and employees, from and against any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (1)  use of the Site; (2) breach of these Terms of Use; (3) any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use; (4) your violation of the rights of a third party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights; or (5) any overt harmful act toward any other user of the Site with whom you connected via the Site. 

Notwithstanding the foregoing, SCMP reserve the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate, at your expense, with our defense of such claims. SCMP will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action, or proceeding which is subject to this indemnification upon becoming aware of it. 

USER DATA

SCMP will maintain certain data that you transmit to the Site for the purpose of managing the performance of the Site, as well as data relating to your use of the Site. Although SCMP perform regular routine backups of data, you are solely responsible for all data that you transmit or that relates to any activity you have undertaken using the Site. 

You agree that SCMP shall have no liability to you for any loss or corruption of any such data, and you hereby waive any right of action against us arising from any such loss or corruption of such data.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSACTIONS, AND SIGNATURES

Visiting the Site, sending us emails, and completing online forms constitute electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications SCMP provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, CONTRACTS, ORDERS, AND OTHER RECORDS, AND TO ELECTRONIC DELIVERY OF NOTICES, POLICIES, AND RECORDS OF TRANSACTIONS INITIATED OR COMPLETED BY US OR VIA THE SITE. 

You hereby waive any rights or requirements under any statutes, regulations, rules, ordinances, or other laws in any jurisdiction which require an original signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, or to payments or the granting of credits by any means other than electronic means. 


MISCELLANEOUS

These Terms of Use and any policies or operating rules posted by SCMP on the Site or in respect to the Site constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and SCMP. Any failure of SCMP to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. 

These Terms of Use operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. SCMP may assign any or all of our rights and obligations to others at any time. SCMP shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, delay, or failure to act caused by any cause beyond our reasonable control. 

If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms of Use and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. There is no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship created between you and us as a result of these Terms of Use or use of the Site. 

You agree that these Terms of Use will not be construed against us by virtue of having drafted them. You hereby waive any and all defenses you may have based on the electronic form of these Terms of Use and the lack of signing by the parties hereto to execute these Terms of Use.


CONTACT US 

In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Site or to receive further information regarding use of the Site, please contact us at: shop@goldthread2.com