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Terms and Conditions
“Client": being any individual, company, entity, or organization which undertakes to accept the services of HedgeStone International Inc. (HI) for the mining and supply of gemstones.
“Currency": For the purposes of this agreement, unless otherwise stated all references to monetary sums is the currency specified on the purchase order and invoice.
“Payment”: rendered for goods and or services provided is to be made to : HedgeStone International Inc.
Terms and Conditions
Clients warrant that the agreement (comprised individually or collectively of the purchase order, these terms and conditions, and client invoice) relates to the purchase of the gemstone(s) as outlined in the purchase order and final invoice of sale. By definition these terms and conditions will incorporate any disclaimers present on the site. Client warrants they acknowledge and be subject to these terms and conditions as a condition of purchase from HedgeStone.
Purchase Responsibly: while HedgeStone strives to offer clients excellent value on their purchase, Clients and prospective clients should NEVER under any circumstances make a purchase they cannot afford. While purchase of a HedgeStone Investment grade stone is an excellent opportunity, clients should know their limits and only participate if their financial circumstances warrant and with disposable income. This is especially true when financing a purchase, receiving a loan, or leveraging assets or property to purchase. By purchasing from HedgeStone, clients warrant they are in a favourable financial position to participate in the transaction.
Delivery of gemstones: to a purchaser or its designated agent shall commence upon completion of the purchase order and payment in full by the client. All orders will be shipped to the client is via courier, registered mail or in person within 15 days of receipt of full payment.
Domestic Orders: All orders are subject to applicable taxes which are to be paid by the client.
International Orders: Delivery charges stated on the purchase order do not include brokerage fees (customs) and any Federal, local, or state taxes applicable to the purchase and, are the responsibility of the client.
Third Party Delivery: Purchaser may designate a third party (at no charge) to accept delivery of gemstones. Said designation shall be provided to HedgeStone in writing by the purchaser. Any extra tax and associated fees created by said designation (customs, clearing, brokerage, etc..) will be required to be prepaid by the purchaser or the designated delivery agent prior to delivery.
Alternate Currency: In the event funds are paid in an alternative currency to that specified by the Purchase order or corresponding invoice, funds will be converted to the correct currency at current bank rates, plus a service fee of 3%, on the date of purchaser's clearing of funds.
Force Majeure: HedgeStone shall not be responsible for non-performance occasioned by any causes beyond its control, including but not limited to and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, acts of civil or military authority, strike, lockouts, embargoes, insurrections, act of God or inability to obtain supply. If any such delay occurs, any applicable time period shall be automatically extended for a period of equal to the time lost, provided that the party affected makes reasonable efforts to remedy such delay and gives the other party prompt notice of any such delay.
Third Party Agent: HedgeStone may engage an agent for any and all actions to be completed by it hereunder.
Warranty, Guarantees, and Valuation: HedgeStone makes no warranty or guarantee as to the resale value of any gemstones acquired and delivered, nor does it warrant or guarantee the proceeds of sale obtained through any third party reseller. Furthermore, HedgeStone makes no warranty as regards the value(s) of gemstones that are or will be assigned by other appraisers after the delivery of gemstones to purchasers. Client agrees to abide by the third party appraisal value for the product as presented.
In the event we provide the client with a Certificate of Appraisal (the “First Certificate”) from a local appraiser respecting the retail replacement value of a gem, we acknowledge that the opinion of the appraiser referenced in the first Certificate is entirely independent and subjective based upon the appraiser’s professional experience, knowledge and education.
In the event the Purchaser obtains a second appraisal of any product purchased from us expressing retail replacement value, the First Certificate shall be deemed as final and the Purchaser shall accept delivery of the product and we shall not be obliged to offer a refund to the Purchaser.
Under no circumstances shall we sell a product to a Purchaser at a price which is greater than the retail replacement value and in every circumstance we sell our product(s) to Purchasers at a price which is substantially less than retail replacement value.
Claims by Sales staff, Independent Representatives, and Third Parties: As part of HedgeStone marketing efforts, clients may interact with sales representatives and independent sales agents. HedgeStone makes every effort to educate our sales channel as to our product and information provided through HedgeStone. Any claims made contrary to information on our site shall be deemed as invalid. Clients and prospective clients will render HedgeStone free from any liability arising from unauthorized third party claims or representations.
Refunds and Order Cancellations: Any purchaser may cancel any order within 10 days of order date for a full refund. All purchasers acknowledge, that all orders are custom in nature, and as such, orders cannot be rescinded or otherwise cancelled beginning 10 days after they are placed. HedgeStone reserves the right to reject any order, or refund in full the purchase price upon order cancellation prior to shipping.
Forward Looking Statements: Information included in this web site as well as associated documents and marketing material are “forward-looking statements” which indicate HedgeStone’s expectations and assumptions regarding future growth, product supply and demand, current and future product valuation and appreciation, performance and business prospects and opportunities. Wherever possible, words such as "expect," "look forward to," "anticipate" "intend," "plan," "believe," "seek," "estimate," "will,", “aim”, “would”, “could”, "project" or words of similar meaning. We may also make forward-looking statements in other reports, in presentations, in material delivered to prospective clients and in press releases, or private and public venues including via Email, fax, or direct mail. In addition, our representatives may from time to time make oral forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on the current expectations and certain assumptions of HedgeStone management, of which many are beyond HedgeStone’s control. These statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying expectations not occur or assumptions prove incorrect, actual results, performance or achievements of HedgeStone and the validity of its statements and assumptions may (negatively or positively) vary materially from those described explicitly or implicitly in the relevant forward-looking statement. HedgeStone neither intends, nor assumes any obligation, to update or revise these forward-looking statements in light of developments which differ from those anticipated. These factors should be considered carefully when making a purchase decision and prospective clients should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this website are based upon what HedgeStone Management believes to be reasonable assumptions, HedgeStone cannot assure that actual results will be consistent to the applicable Forward Looking Statement. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of inclusion in this website, and HedgeStone is not under any obligations to maintain or update these Forward looking
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties hereto and supersedes all prior written or oral agreements, understandings and negotiations in respect to the subject matter hereof with both HedgeStone International Inc. Any prior agreements between the purchaser and HedgeStone other than this agreement is irrevocably null and void. This agreement may not be amended except in writing through an instrument signed by HedgeStone.