Your privacy is important to Howe Lumber. You may visit our website anonymously. We collect information from you only when you register on the site, place an order, sign up, fill out a form, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in other site features. When ordering or registering, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. Credit card information is processed by a third-party processor.
We may use the information we collect to personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested, to allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests, to quickly process your transactions, and to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
TERMS AND CONDITION OF SERVICE
Howe Lumber. ("Howe Lumber," "our," "us" or "we") offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.
By visiting our site and/or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”). These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/or contributors of content.
SECTION 1 - PERSONAL INFORMATION
SECTION 2 - ERRORS, INACCURACIES AND OMISSIONS
Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.
SECTION 3 - PROHIBITED USES
In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.
SECTION 4 - DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
We do not guarantee, represent, or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free. We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable. You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you. You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.
In no case shall Howe Lumber, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
SECTION 5 - INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Howe Lumber and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.
SECTION 6 - SEVERABILITY
If any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
SECTION 7 - TERMINATION
The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes. These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site.
If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).
SECTION 8 - ENTIRE AGREEMENT
The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications, and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.
SECTION 9 - GOVERNING LAW
These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Massachusetts, USA.
SECTION 10 - CHANGES TO TERMS OF SERVICE
You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions about the Terms of Service or your order status should be sent to us by calling 508.867.3232 or by emailing email@example.com.
Privacy: Howe Lumber Co., Inc. operates the www.howelumber.com website, which provides the SERVICE.
Information Collection and Use: For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.
Log Data: We want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Cookies: Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.Our website uses these "cookies" to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Service Providers: We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
Security: We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Order Processing-orders placed online will be processed at the start of the next business day. If you have selected a delivery option we will contact you to confirm the details of your delivery to make sure that your expectations are met. Our deliveries are prompt-most orders ship within two days. If you are picking up in-store, we will text you when your order is ready and give you instructions on picking up your order. We may need to increase the total footage purchased on random length items to accommodate your requested lengths, which will result in additional charges. We'll let you know before we do so, of course. The same might apply for shipping charges. Again, we'll be in touch to discuss with you.
Order Cancellation-Stock orders can be cancelled prior to shipment or in-store pickup, but not after. Special order items cannot be cancelled or returned once ordered.
Shipping-We ship on our own trucks in our local delivery area. Please visit our shipping info page for a map and more information. Shipping charges often apply.
Returns-Stock item returns only within 60 days and in new, salable condition. Boxes and packaging must be unopened, sealed and in good condition. Stock material returns may be subject to a handling charge. No returns on any special order items once they are ordered. Special Orders will not be held longer than 12 months from arrival, and after six months will be subject to a storage charge of 0.5% of the order value, or $100 per month, whichever is less. Deposits for Special Orders cannot be retuned once the order is placed.
Payment Processing-payment will be due when the order is completed on-line, and before pickup or delivery. Forms of payment available to you will be visible at the payment processing screen. Please contact us if you need further information on payment processing.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability - Warranties for items are issued and maintained by the manufacturer of the item, not Howe Lumber, and Howe Lumber offers no additional warranties in-house, whether implied, specified, or otherwise. Your product may or may not have a warranty. The responsibility lies solely with the purchaser to acquire warranty information, and Howe Lumber keeps no records of any sort of warranty information custody by the purchaser. Any warranty questions or claims should be taken up with the manufacturer, not Howe Lumber.
Product Use - Products must be used in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and in compliance with State and Local codes. Howe Lumber cannot and will not act as a specifying or approval authority for product use. Questions about proper product installation and use should be directed to the manufacturer and local code officials. Use of a product in an unapproved manner may result in product failure, injury, or death. The purchaser assumes all responsibility for proper product use in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and State and Local codes.
Building Code - Howe Lumber and Howe Lumber employees are not code officials, and we cannot and will not act as code officials. Only your local code official is a code official, and can offer interpretations and guidance on State and Local Building Codes. We cannot and will not offer interpretations and guidance on State and Local Building Codes.
Engineering - Your project and/or components of your project may require engineering. Howe Lumber Company, Inc., and Howe Lumber employees are not structural engineers, and we do not offer any in-house engineering services. Only a registered and licensed structural engineer is a structural engineer. We cannot design, specify, or approve any engineering solutions in-house. Only a registered and licensed structural engineer can design, specify, and approve engineering solutions. Neither Howe Lumber nor any Howe Lumber employees can act as an engineer of record, nor can we act as an engineer of any individual components. We sell some products that may require specification and engineering, and some manufacturers and distributors may provide engineering for the individual components. These manufacturers and/or distributors cannot act and will not act as an Engineer of Record for a structure or project. Their scope of work is limited to individual components, and any specifications are theirs and theirs alone, not Howe Lumber's. Howe Lumber Co., Inc. shall have no liability for any engineering solutions provided by manufacturers and distributors.