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You may submit a merchant review through the Merchant Ratings System on the Site or through the Shopper Satisfaction Survey to describe your shopping experiences with merchants. . You may submit a merchant review only in good faith and about a merchant from whom you have actually purchased or attempted to purchase products, limited to where you have (i) completed the ordering process, (ii) exchanged payment data, and/or (iii) received an invoice number. . You agree to submit the corresponding and legitimate invoice number or equivalent confirmation of order number/identifier when submitting the merchant review ("Invoice Number"). You acknowledge and agree that the Invoice Number will be made available by OpenFashion to the applicable merchant in conjunction with your review, and accordingly, the merchant may be able to contact you regarding your review or otherwise. . You may only describe your experience with the merchant for which you are writing a merchant review. You should not review any merchant on situations that are not controlled by the merchant you are reviewing. . You may submit no more than one merchant review of a particular merchant in any thirty (30) day period. . Any merchant review that you submit is subject to the conditions and restrictions described in the CONTENT SUBMISSION section, above. . You acknowledge and agree that OpenFashion may, in its sole discretion, post only the first ten (10) merchant reviews it receives from users (which may not include your review) that are related, on a case by case basis and in whole or in part, to a product or service listing error by a merchant, such as, but not limited to, an error in the price of a product(s) or a service, the number of units of a product(s) available for a certain price, the shipping rates for product(s), or inventory levels.
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DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IP OWNERSHIP AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
OpenFashion disclaims any responsibility for the content of any third party materials provided through or on its Site or other services ("Third Party Content"). OpenFashion will respond to notices of alleged infringement regarding Third Party Content sent pursuant to, and in accordance with, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), which may include OpenFashion removing or disabling access to Third Party Content claimed to be the subject of infringement or other activity. All notices sent to OpenFashion regarding matters other than informing OpenFashion that a party's copyrighted material may have been infringed (and relating only to Third Party Content) will not receive a response through this process.
Written notification must be submitted via the contact form.
To be effective, your infringement notification must include the following: 1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; 2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single web site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that web site; 3. Identification of the material (i.e., the Third Party Content) that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit OpenFashion to locate the material; 4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit OpenFashion to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted; 5. A statement, as follows: "I have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law"; and 6. A statement, as follows: "The information in this notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, I swear that I am the copyright owner or that I am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed." Upon receipt of the written notification containing the information as outlined in 1 through 6 above: 1. OpenFashion shall remove or disable access to the Third Party Content that is alleged to be infringing; 2. OpenFashion shall forward the written notification to the alleged infringer (the "Subscriber"); 3. OpenFashion shall take reasonable steps to promptly notify the Subscriber that it has removed or disabled access to the Third Party Content.
To be effective, a Counter Notification must be a written communication provided to OpenFashion's Designated Agent that includes substantially the following: 1. A physical or electronic signature of the Subscriber; 2. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled; 3. A statement, as follows: "I swear under penalty of perjury that it is my good faith belief that the material identified above was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled"; 4. The Subscriber's name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that the Subscriber consents to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the Subscriber's address is located, or if the Subscriber's address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which OpenFashion may be found, and that the Subscriber will accept service of process from the person who provided notification or an agent of such person.
Upon receipt of a Counter Notification containing the information as outlined in 1 through 4 above, the DMCA provides that the removed material will be restored or access re-enabled and OpenFashion will comply with this requirement within a reasonable time (or as otherwise required by law), provided OpenFashion's Designated Agent has not received notice from the original complaining party that an action has been filed seeking a court order to restrain Subscriber from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on OpenFashion's network or system.
ADDRESS FOR NOTICE
Notices to OpenFashion (other than as aforementioned for Digital Millennium Copyright Act infringement notices) can be sent by accessing the contact us page.