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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS MAY HAVE CHANGED SINCE YOUR LAST VISIT TO THIS WEBSITE. BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU INDICATE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Soko International, Inc. (the "Company") maintains this website (the "Website") as a service to its customers, potential customers, and other interested parties. Your use of this Website and its related services is subject in all respects to these terms and conditions. If you are under 18 years of age, you may only use this Website with the approval of your parent or legal guardian, including your parent's or legal guardian's agreement that your use of this Website will be governed by and will comply with these terms and conditions.

Copyright and Trademark Information

The Website, and the information which it contains, is the property of the Company and its affiliates and licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws.

Use of the Company's Website and Its Content

The information contained in the Website is for general guidance on topics selected by the Company. Such information is provided on a blind basis, without any knowledge as to your identity or specific circumstances. The application and impact of relevant laws will vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. There may also be delays, omissions, or inaccuracies in information contained in the Website. The information on this Website is provided with the understanding that the Company and various authors and publishers providing such information do not constitute the rendering of professional advice or services. As such, information on the Website should not be relied upon or used as a substitute for consultation with professional advisors.

The Company may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Website at any time for any reason, without notice or cost. The Website may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or other reasons.

No part of the Website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, except that the Company authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print the Company's documents (such as press releases and FAQs) that are available on the Website, subject to the following conditions:

The documents may be used solely for noncommercial, informational purposes.
The documents may not be modified.
Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed.
Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use this Website or any documents displayed on the Website, through the use of framing or otherwise, except: (a) as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions; or (b) with the prior written permission of the Company or such third party that may own the copyright of material displayed on the Website.
Privacy Policy

The Company's Privacy Policy is available at Privacy Policy and is hereby incorporated by reference into these terms and conditions.

Accuracy of Content and Future Modifications to Website

The information on the Website is believed to be complete and reliable; however, the information may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. In addition, the Company information provided by this Website was current as of the date on which the information was first posted or otherwise made available. The information in any press releases provided by the Website was current as of the date of the particular press release. We update the information provided by this Website as we deem appropriate.

If you have any questions about the existence of more current information, please send those questions to info@shopsoko.com. We take your questions and requests for information seriously, and we will do our best to respond in a timely manner. However, we cannot guarantee a prompt response in all cases.

The Company reserves the right to make changes to document names and content, product or service specifications, or other information without obligation to notify any person of such changes.

Fees

There are no fees to be paid by the buyer to use the Website. The price listed on the Website is exactly what the buyer is charged, exclusive of shipping and potential taxes that the Company may have to add to the final purchase price.1

Once you purchase a product online, you are charged immediately and your payment is transferred to an escrow account, where it is held until confirmation of product validation and shipment, at which point 25% of your payment is transferred to the seller's local bank account. If the product is not positively validated or not delivered for shipment, your money will be refunded. The seller is not fully compensated until 2 days after the product arrives at the buyer's location and the Company has not received a complaint, including visual proof of damage or incorrect delivery, from the buyer. Please refer to our return policy to learn about what qualifies as "damaged."

A seller is obligated to send the item that was purchased from the Website and the buyer is obligated to pay for that item. When an item is ordered on the Website, the buyer will pay by credit card and the money will be held by the Company.

Electronic Communications

When you sign up to use the Website, you are consenting to receive communication from us electronically. We'll do this via email or directly through the Website. You agree that any communication sent to you electronically satisfies legal requirements for official communication.

Account, Registration, Password

You are solely responsible for keeping your account and password information confidential. If you sign up to use the Website, you agree that you are providing us with the accurate, complete information we request from you. We are not responsible for any delays or misunderstandings resulting from incorrect information you submit, or outdated information you do not update. You agree that your password and identification are to be kept confidential and that you will notify the Company if someone unauthorized uses your password.

You are personally responsible for all traffic originating from Your Account using your account credentials to the Services. As such, you should protect your authentication keys and security credentials. Actions taken using your credentials shall be deemed to be actions taken by you, with all consequences including service termination, civil and criminal penalties.

Information Submitted on Website

Any information you submit to any part of the Website immediately becomes the sole property of the Company. The Company is entitled to use information you submit for any type of use forever, including in current or future media, including advertising or promotional material with no compensation to you. Therefore, when you submit any material to the Website, you represent and warrant that you own the legal rights and licenses to and in that material and information, and that, therefore, any use by the Company of the material will not infringe on any third party ownership, licenses, or right.

You acknowledge that any communications to or with bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities are not private communications, so please be aware and careful of private information. The Company does not control or endorse any of the information found in bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities. Information submitted by the Company's representatives does not necessarily reflect the views of the Company. Any information submitted in any way is treated as non-confidential unless otherwise stated in our Privacy Policy. The Company can use any of the ideas, concepts, techniques, or knowledge shared in any communication you send to the Website for any use including but not limited to sales, marketing, product development, etc.

Monitoring

The Company has no obligation to monitor or censor any part of the Website or content found on the Website. However, the Company reserves the right to review, delete, edit, and modify content posted without notifying you. The Company is not obligated to post any content that you submit. The Company reserves the right to disclose any information you post to satisfy legal, regulatory, governmental, or contractual obligations. The Company shall have no liability in connection with any content or content submitted to, shared, posted, or displayed on the Website.

Standards of User Conduct

If we provide visitors with an opportunity to post information, comments, or any messages on the Website, you may not use this Website and its related services to:

Transmit via or through the Website any information, data, text, images, files, links, software, chat, communication or other materials ("Content") that is, or which the Company considers in its sole discretion to be, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, hateful or threatening to any group defined by race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation, or otherwise objectionable, including without limitation blatant expressions of bigotry, prejudice, racism, hatred or excessive profanity or post any obscene, lewd, lascivious, excessively violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable Content;
Sell or promote any products or services that are unlawful in the location at which the Content is posted or received;
Sell or promote controlled pharmaceutical substances, tobacco, fire arms, or alcoholic beverages;
Introduce viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or harmful code on the Internet;
Display material that exploits children under 18 years of age;
Post any Content or otherwise infringe in any way or violate any copyright, patent, trademark, service mark, trade name, trade secret or other intellectual property right of any third party;
Promote or solicit any business or promote, solicit or participate in multi-level marketing or pyramid schemes;
Harass, embarrass or cause distress or discomfort upon another participant, user, or other individual or entity;
Impersonate any other person, including but not limited to, a Company official, expert or bulletin board leader, guide or host;
Post, collect or disclose any personally identifying information (including account names) or private information about children or any third parties without their consent (or their parent's consent in case of a person under 18 years of age);
Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation on our bulletin boards, including without limitation solicitations of credit card numbers, solicitations for sponsors, or promotion of raffles or contests;
Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law while using or accessing the Website or in connection with your use of the Website, in any manner; or
Invade the privacy or violate any personal or proprietary right (including intellectual property rights) of any person or entity.
These are some, though not all, of the activities that may result in removal of Content which you post to the Website and/or the termination of your access to the Website. We will attempt to remove any obscene, pornographic, or inappropriate material from the Website. Please contact us at info@shopsoko.com if you feel something on the Website is inappropriate.

Notice and Take Down Procedures

If you believe any materials accessible on or from this Website infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this Website by contacting the Company at info@shopsoko.com and providing the following information:

Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material.
Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative, please enquire for contact information.
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, the Company maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers and account holders of this Website who are repeat infringers.

Availability of Products and Services Mentioned

Information that the Company publishes on this Website may contain references or cross references to products or services that are not available or approved by the appropriate regulatory authorities in your country. Such references do not imply that the Company intends to announce or make available such products or services to the general public, or in your country.

Interactions with Other Users

It is your responsibility to conduct any necessary, appropriate, prudent or judicious investigation, inquiry, research or due diligence with respect to any communications, interactions or other relations between you and other users of this Website.

No Warranties

PRODUCTS, INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING PRODUCT OR SERVICE SPECIFICATIONS, PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT: (i) THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS CORRECT, ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR COMPLETE; (ii) THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (iv) THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

Product and service descriptions and specifications are subject to change. The Company periodically adds or updates the information and documents on this Website without notice.

The seller, and not the Company, posts each item to the Website, and while the Company attempts to screen items posted, the Company cannot guarantee that all items have been screened and are described correctly.

It is the user's responsibility to ascertain whether any information downloaded from this Website is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other items of a potentially destructive nature.

Risk of Loss

All products purchased from the Website are shipped pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon the seller's delivery of the product to the international carrier. If you do not receive your package within 20 business days, Soko will provide you with a tracking number to use to query the international carrier.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, MULTIPLE OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED $100 USD.

INDEMNIFICATION

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS AND THIRD PARTY PARTNERS FROM AND AGAINST ALL LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, RESULTING FROM: (1) YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CONTENT SUBMITTED OR TRANSMITTED BY YOU VIA THE SITE; (2) ANY USE OF ANY PASSWORD CHOSEN BY OR ISSUED TO YOU; OR (3) ANY VIOLATION BY YOU OF: (A) THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS; (B) THE COMPANY'S PRIVACY POLICY; (C) ANY OTHER TERMS, GUIDELINES OR RULES APPLICABLE TO THE SITE; (D) ANY RIGHTS OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY; OR (E) ANY APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES, OR REGULATIONS.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites

This Website may contain links to non-Company web sites. These links are provided to you as a convenience, and the Company is not responsible for the content of any linked web site or the actions of those that provide or use such linked web site. Any non-Company web site accessed from the Company Website is independent from the Company, and the Company has no control over the content of that web site. In addition, a link to any non-Company web site does not imply that the Company endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of such a web site.

No Implied Endorsements

In no event shall any reference to any third party or third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by the Company of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party.

Jurisdictional Issues

The Company makes no representation that information on this Website is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this Website from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Open Positions on Careers Pages

We may list open employment positions on this Website. These postings are for informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice. You should not construe any information on this Website or made available through this Website as an offer for employment. Nor should you construe anything on this Website as a promotion or solicitation for employment not authorized by the laws and regulations of your locale.

No Export of Information

The laws of the United States of America prohibit the export of certain software and data to particular persons, territories, and foreign states. Nothing from this Website may be exported, in any way, in violation of United States law.

Enforcement of Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions are governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law.

All disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be finally resolved by arbitration before a single arbitrator conducted in the English language in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The parties shall bear equally the cost of the arbitration (except that the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys' fees incurred in connection with the arbitration in such an amount as may be determined by the arbitrator). All decisions of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding this, application may be made to any court for a judicial acceptance of the award or order of enforcement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Company shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief, security, or other equitable remedies from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts or any other court of competent jurisdiction.

If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The Company may, at its sole discretion and without notice, revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.

Termination

Notwithstanding any of these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right, without notice or attendant liability, and in our sole discretion, to terminate your right to use this Website, and to block or prevent future access to and use of this Website for any reason or no reason. Upon termination, these Terms and Conditions will still apply.

Entire Agreement

This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except by a new posting of Website terms and conditions by the Company, as described above.

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