Terms & Conditions
1.1 Scope. Welcome to otehome.com. This Terms & Conditions (“Agreement” or “Terms”) is a contract between you and ZOETOP Business Co., Limited，having its registered address at Room 1106, Building 3, New Generation Industrial Park, Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China (collectively, “Ote,” “we”, “us” or “our”), governing your use of our website at otehome.com (the “Site”), any mobile applications (“Apps”) that hyperlink to this Agreement, or any other websites, pages, features, or content owned and operated by us that hyperlink to this Agreement (collectively, including the Site and Apps, the “Services”).
Your failure to cease use of the Services after receiving notification of the modification will constitute your acceptance of the modified terms.
1.3 Acceptance of Terms. To shop with us, you need to be at least 16 years old. Any accessing, browsing, or otherwise using the Services indicates your agreement to all the terms and conditions in this Agreement. If you disagree with any part of the Terms then you should immediately discontinue access or use of the Services. Please read this Agreement carefully before proceeding.
2.USE OF OUR SERVICES
2.1 Representations. When you use our Services, you agree to the processing of the information and details and you state that all information and details provided are true and correspond to reality. You represent and warrant that you are at least 16 years old or visiting the Services under the supervision of a parent or guardian. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Ote hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to access and use the Services by displaying it on your internet browser, for our Site, or on your mobile devices, for our Apps, only for the purpose of shopping for personal items sold on the Site or Apps and not for any commercial use or use on behalf of any third party, except as explicitly permitted by Ote in advance. Any breach of this Agreement shall result in the immediate revocation of the license granted in this paragraph without notice to you.
2.2 Limitations on Use. Except as permitted in the paragraph above, you may not reproduce, distribute, display, sell, lease, transmit, create derivative works from, translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise exploit the Services or any portion of them unless expressly permitted by Ote in writing. You may not make any commercial use of any of the information provided on the Services or make any use of the Services for the benefit of another business unless explicitly permitted by Ote in advance. Ote reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders in its discretion, including, without limitation, if we believe that customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to our interests.
You shall not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the Services any content, information, or other material that: (a) violates or infringes the copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights of any person; (b) is libelous, threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, pornographic, or could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under local or international law; or (c) includes any bugs, logic bombs, viruses, worms, trap doors, Trojan horses or other code, material or properties which are malicious or technologically harmful. Ote may assign you a password and account identification to enable you to access and use certain portions of the Services.
Additionally, you agree not to:
- Use the Services for any unlawful purposes, or that could violate any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation;
- To engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Services, or which, as determined by us, may harm us or other persons using the Services or expose them to liability;
- Use the Services in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Site or Apps or any other party’s use of the Services;
- Use any robot, spider or other automated device, process, or means to access the Service for any purpose;
- Use the Services to distribute unsolicited promotional or commercial content, or solicit other persons using the Services for commercial purposes;
- Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service.
2.3 Account Creation and Termination. In order to access some features available on the Services, you will have to create an account. You may not use another person’s account. Each time you use a password or identification, you will be deemed to be authorized to access and use the Site or Apps in a manner consistent with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and Ote has no obligation to investigate the authorization or source of any such access or use of the Services.
You will be solely responsible for all access to and use of the Services by anyone using the password and identification originally assigned to you whether or not such access to and use of this site is actually authorized by you, including without limitation, all communications and transmissions and all obligations (including, without limitation, financial obligations) incurred through such access or use. You are solely responsible for protecting the security and confidentiality of the password and identification assigned to you. You shall immediately notify Ote of any unauthorized use of your password or identification or any other breach or threatened breach of the Site or App's security.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some or all parts of the Services, including the ability to upload documents, make payments, or send messages
We may terminate your access to the Services at any time, in our sole discretion, without cause or notice, or if we believe you have breached these Terms. You may terminate your account at any time, for any reason, by following any such instructions within the Site or App, or by contacting us as described in the “Contact Us” section below.
When you use our Services and place orders through them, you agree to provide us with your email address, postal address and/or other contact details truthfully and exactly. You also agree that we may use this information to contact you in the context of your order if necessary
If you detect an error in your order after the completion of the payment process, you should immediately contact our customer service or email address above to correct the error.
While Ote strives to provide accurate product and pricing information, pricing or typographical errors may occur. Ote cannot confirm the price of an item until after you order. In the event that an item is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to an error in pricing or product information, Ote shall have the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any orders placed for that item. In the event that an item is mis-priced, we may, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.
5.1 Price and Payment. All prices are inclusive of VAT and other taxes (where applicable) at the applicable rate and are correct at the time of entering the information on to the system. If for some reason we are unable to ship your goods, the value of the items that are not shipped will be refunded to your wallet in your Ote Account or to the original method of payment.
All prices are exclusive of delivery charges. The total cost of the order is the price of the products ordered plus the delivery charge.
Prices may change at any time, but (other than as set out above) changes shall not affect the orders for which we have sent an Order Confirmation.
Once you have selected all articles that you wish to buy, they will be added to your basket. The next step will be to process the order and make the payment. To that end, you must follow the steps of the purchase process, indicating or verifying the information requested in each step. Furthermore, throughout the purchase process, before payment, you can modify the details of your order. You are provided with a detailed description of the purchase process in the Shopping Guide. Also, if you are a registered user, a record of all the orders placed by you is available in "My Account" area.
To minimize the risk of non-authorised access, your credit card details will be encrypted. Once we receive your order, we request a pre-authorisation on your card to ensure that there are sufficient funds to complete the transaction. The charge on your card will be made at the time your order leaves our warehouse.
When you click "Authorise Payment", you are confirming that the credit card is yours. Credit cards are subject to verification and authorisation by the card issuing entity. If the entity does not authorise the payment, we shall not be liable for any delay or failure to deliver and we will be unable to conclude any contract with you.
5.2 Colors. We have made every effort to display, as accurately as possible, the colors of our products that appear on the Services. However, as the actual colors you see will depend on your monitor, we cannot guarantee that your monitor's display of any color will be accurate.
5.3 Packing. Unless otherwise provided, we will comply only with its minimum packing standards for the method of transportation selected. The cost of all special packing, loading or bracing requested by you will be paid for by you.
5.4 Shipping & Delivery. Ote ships from different warehouses in different countries. For orders with more than one item, we may split your order into several packages according to stock levels at our own discretion. We aim to deliver orders as quickly as possible. However, sometimes during busy sale periods, deliveries may take longer. If you have any questions regarding shipping and delivery ,please contact us anytime at email@example.com.
5.5 Title and risk of loss. Delivery to carrier shall constitute delivery to Buyer, and thereafter risk of loss or damage shall pass to Buyer. Any claim of Buyer relative to damage during shipping or delivery should be made directly to the carrier. Any claims by Buyer against Ote for shortage or damage occurring prior to such delivery to carrier must be made within five (5) days after receipt of the goods and accompanied by original transportation bill signed by carrier noting that carrier received the goods from Ote in the condition claimed. Notwithstanding passage of the risk of loss to Buyer, title and right of possession to the goods sold hereunder shall remain with Ote until all payments hereunder, including deterred payments evidenced by notes or otherwise, Interest, carrying charges, shall have been made in cash, and Buyer agrees to do all acts necessary to perfect and maintain such right and title in Ote.
5.6 Return of product. Goods can be returned in designated period. The exact return period and return policy differs from country to country. Please contact our customer service for the detailed information. Customers returning goods are responsible for freight charges.
For additional information, please see our return refund
The following items cannot be returned or exchanged: bodysuits, lingerie & sleepwear, swimwear, jewelry, and accessories (except scarves, bags, and mermaid blankets).
5.7 Reviews, Comments and Submissions. Except as otherwise provided elsewhere in this Agreement or on the Services, anything that you submit or post to the Services and/or provide to otehome.com, including, without limitation, picture, video, ideas, know-how, techniques, questions, reviews, comments, and suggestions (collectively, "Submissions") is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary, and by submitting or posting, you agree to irrevocably license the entry and all IP rights related thereto (excluding the moral rights such as authorship right) to Ote without charge and Ote shall have the royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, and transferable right to use, copy, distribute, display, publish, perform, sell, lease, transmit, adapt, create derivative works from such Submissions by any means and in any form, and to translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or decompile such Submissions. All Submissions shall automatically become the sole and exclusive property of Ote and shall not be returned to you and you agree not to raise any dispute in connection with any use of the entry by Ote in the future.
You warrant that your Submissions, in whole or in part, are clear and free of any IP right infringement, disputes or third party claims. Ote assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright or any other rights of third parties by you. You undertake to defense for and indemnify Ote against any losses caused due to the use of the entries for any purposes.
In addition to the rights applicable to any Submission, when you post comments or reviews to the Site or Apps, you also grant Ote the right to use the name that you submit with any review, comment, or other content, if any, in connection with such review, comment, or other content. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the reviews, comments, and other content that you post on this site and that use of your reviews, comments, or other content by Ote will not infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party. You shall not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead Ote or third parties as to the origin of any Submissions or content. Ote may but shall not be obligated to remove or edit any Submissions (including comments or reviews) for any reason.
6.INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND OWNERSHIP
6.1 Content. The Site and Apps, including all of its information and content, such as the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, and interactive features (collectively, “Content”) provided as part of the Services belong at all times to Ote or to those who grant us the license for their use. You may use the Content only to the extent that we or the usage licensers authorize expressly.
6.2 Ote Marks. In addition, the “Ote” trademarks, service marks, icons, graphics, wordmarks, designs and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by OTE HOME APPLIANCES (SHENZHEN) CO., LIMITED “Ote” and the Marks of Ote are trademarks in China and other countries for which applications are pending or registrations have issued. You do not have, and will not acquire, any right, title, or interest in or to any of the Marks.
6.3 Rights Reserved. Content on the Services is provided to you as is for your information only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of Ote or the respective owners or licensors. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Content. You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information about the Services, provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of Ote.
You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the website or the Content therein.
7.THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES
Our Site and Apps may contain links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by us.
We have no control over, assume no responsibility for, and do not endorse or verify the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services. We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any content posted on the Site or our Apps by anyone other than us. We strongly advise you to read all third-party terms and conditions and privacy policies.
8.EVENTS BEYOND OUR CONTROL
We will not be liable for any non-compliance or delay in compliance with any of the obligations we assume under the Terms or other contracts when caused by events that are beyond our reasonable control ("Force Majeure"). Force Majeure shall include any act, event, failure to exercise, omission or accident that is beyond our reasonable control, including, among others, the following:
- Strike, lockout or other forms of protest.
- Civil unrest, revolt, invasion, terrorist attack or terrorist threat, war (declared or not) or threat or preparation for war.
- Fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, collapse, epidemic or any other natural disaster.
- Inability to use trains, ships, aircraft, motorized transport or other means of transport, public or private.
- Inability to use public or private telecommunication systems.
- Acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government or public authority.
- Strike, failure or accident in maritime or river transport, postal transport or any other type of transport.
It shall be understood that our obligations deriving from the Terms or other contracts are suspended during the period in which Force Majeure remains in effect and we will be given an extension of the period in which to fulfil these obligations by an amount of time equal to the time that the situation of Force Majeure lasted. We will provide all reasonable resources to end the situation of Force Majeure or to find a solution that enables us to fulfil our obligations by virtue of the Terms or other contracts despite the situation of Force Majeure.
9.LIABILITY FOR PURCHASED PRODUCTS, WAIVER, AND STATUTORY CONSUMER RIGHTS
9.1 Ote Liability. Unless otherwise indicated expressly in these Conditions, our liability regarding any product acquired on our website shall be limited strictly to the price of purchase of said product. Notwithstanding the above, our liability shall not be waived nor limited in the following cases:
- in case of death or personal harm caused by our negligence;
- in case of fraud or fraudulent deceit; or
- in any case in which it was illegal or illicit to exclude, limit or attempt to exclude or limit our liability.
9.2 Waiver of Liability. Notwithstanding the paragraph above, and to the extent legally allowed, and unless these Terms indicate otherwise, we shall not accept any liability for the following losses, regardless of their origin:
- loss of income or sales;
- operating loss;
- loss of profits or contracts;
- loss of forecast savings;
- loss of data; and
- loss of business or management time.
9.3 Warranties. Due to the open nature of the Services and the possibility of errors in storage and transmission of digital information, we do not warrant the accuracy and security of the information transmitted or obtained by means of the Services, unless otherwise indicated expressly on the Services. All product descriptions, information and materials shown on the Services are provided "as is", with no express or implied warranties or conditions of the same, except those legally established. In this sense, if you are contracting as a consumer or user, we are obliged to deliver goods that are in conformity with the mutually intended transaction, in accordance with commercial reasonable expectations, being liable to you for any lack of conformity which exists at the time of delivery. It is understood that the goods are in conformity with the transaction or intended purchase if they: (i) comply with the description given by us and possess the qualities that we have presented in this website; (ii) are fit for the purposes for which goods of this kind are normally used; (iii) show the quality and performance which are normal in goods of the same type and which can reasonably be expected To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all warranties and conditions (whether express or implied), except those that may not be excluded legitimately.
10.LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY SINCE IT LIMITS THE LIABILITY OF Ote TO YOU.
- (1)BY USING THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY Ote, YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE ARE PROVIDING THE SERVICES, INCLUDING THE SITE AND MOBILE APPS, ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, OteEXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE SERVICE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR TRADE USAGE.
- (2)WE MAKE NO PROMISES WITH RESPECT TO, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR: (1) PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, PROGRAMMING, AND/OR ANYTHING ELSE PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY THAT IS ACCESSIBLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES; OR (2) THE QUALITY OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY YOU ENCOUNTER IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES.
- (3)YOU AGREE THAT TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, OteWILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Ote ENTITIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, REPUTATIONAL HARM, OR LOSS OF DATA (EVEN IF FORESEEABLE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICES.
- (4)YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICES IS TO CEASE USE OF THE SERVICES.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF DAMAGES. AS A RESULT, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IN WHOLE OR IN PART.
11.APPLICABLE LEGISLATION AND JURISDICTION
The use of our website and the product purchase contracts through said website shall be governed by the law of UK. If you are entering into the contract as a consumer, nothing in this Clause shall affect the statutory rights you have, as recognized in any applicable legislation in this area.