1. Content & Intellectual Property
All articles, text, hidden text within source code, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, videos, trademarks, logos, music, sounds, and computer code (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on the Sites is owned by MeatEater or its licensors, and is protected by U.S. and international intellectual property and proprietary rights.
All trademarks appearing on these Sites are the property of their respective owners, including, in some instances, MeatEater. Nothing contained on these Sites should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by MeatEater or by any third party.
When accessing these Sites, you agree to obey the law and to respect the intellectual property rights of MeatEater and others. You agree that you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any applicable laws and for any infringement of third-party rights caused by any Feedback (as defined below), User Content (as defined below), and PII (as defined below) that you provide or transmit to us.
All materials contained or distributed in these Sites (the “Materials”) are owned by MeatEater or its licensors. You must not reproduce, modify, copy, publish, transmit, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, perform or display the Materials without first obtaining the written permission of MeatEater and, if applicable, any other copyright owner. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading or printing the Materials. Materials may not be used in any unauthorized manner.
2. Your Use of the Site; Restrictions
You may not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Sites, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Sites, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available to you through the Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Sites, or any other systems or networks connected to the Sites or to any server of MeatEater, or to any of the services offered on or through the Sites, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Sites or any network connected to the Sites, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Sites or any network connected to the Site. You may not modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used in providing these Sites, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Sites, or any other customer of MeatEater, to its source, or exploit the Sites or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Sites, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to PII , other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.
You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Sites or MeatEater’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Sites or to MeatEater.
You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Sites or any transaction being conducted on the Sites, or with any other person’s use of the Sites, including, but not limited to, by interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any visitor, host, or network, such as by means of submitting a virus or any other harmful component to these Sites, or by overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing” these Sites. In addition, you agree not to use these Sites to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services. You also agree not to frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any aspect of these Sites, such as any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including, but not limited to, images, text, page layout, or form), or to use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing MeatEater’s name or trademarks without MeatEater’s express written consent.
You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to MeatEater on or through the Sites or any service offered on or through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
Any violation of MeatEater’s system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.
3. Feedback & User Content
Any feedback, suggestions, questions, comments, ideas, notes, concepts, and other similar information relating to the Sites or MeatEater that you provide to MeatEater (but excluding your PII) (collectively, “Feedback”) is deemed to be MeatEater’s proprietary information. MeatEater may use such Feedback for any purpose, including, but not limited to, improvement and modification of the Sites, and MeatEater shall own all rights, title and interest in and to the Feedback and such improvements and modifications.
4. Purchases; Other Terms and Conditions
All prices, discounts, and promotions posted on these Sites are subject to change without notice. MeatEater may, from time to time, offer promotions or other discounts on product purchases. MeatEater reserves the right to suspend any such promotions, update product information and change prices at any time without notice. Furthermore, MeatEater reserves the right to change, limit, refuse, or cancel any order you place at our sole discretion. MeatEater strives to display accurate price information; however, the Sites may, on occasion, make inadvertent typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions related to pricing and availability. MeatEater reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time, and to cancel any orders arising from such occurrences.
Terms of payment are within MeatEater’s sole discretion and, unless otherwise agreed in writing, payment must be received before MeatEater’s acceptance of an order. Currently, you may make purchases through the Sites conditioned upon your agreement that your method of payment and payment information are processed via Shopify, and therefore, MeatEater does not take responsibility for your payment information. Nonetheless, by entering into any transaction through the Sites, you warrant and represent that all information you provide is true, correct, and complete (including, without limitation, your credit card information and billing address); that any credit card transactions submitted by you are authorized; that charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit card company; that you will pay charges incurred by you at the posted prices; and that you are the legal holder of any credit card or payment account used to enter into any transaction through the Site.
If MeatEater determines, in its sole discretion, that you have engaged in an improper transaction, MeatEater reserves the right to immediately terminate any pending transactions, suspend your access to the Sites, and terminate all of MeatEater’s obligations hereunder.
Return and Exchange Policy
If you are not satisfied with your purchase, or if it turns out that it’s just not what you were looking for, eligible items can be returned. Please read our Return & Exchange Policy carefully:
- To return or exchange a product, it must be unused, clean, and in NEW condition with all original tags attached and undamaged product packaging.
- Eligible items must be returned within 30 days of the original purchase date.We provide free return and exchange shipping on full-price items purchased in the lower 48 states. Free returns are not available for Alaska, Hawaii, or Canada. Shipping is non-refundable.
- You must obtain a return authorization number before returning your product(s). Upon approval and issuance of your return authorization number, items purchased at MSRP will be provided a printable UPS Ground return label. Return instructions will be provided for all eligible returns that do not qualify for a free return label.
- A $3 restocking fee will be withheld from all refunds.
PLEASE NOTE -- we do not provide free returns or offer refunds for items purchased at a discounted rate, or during sale times and promotional periods. Items purchased on sale, during promotional periods or at a discounted rate cannot be returned for a refund, ONLY store credit. All purchases for items listed in our SALE section and advertised as LAST CHANCE may not be returned or exchanged. All LAST CHANCE sales are final.
To submit your return or exchange request, click here.
If you have any questions or concerns, please send us an email at email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vortex Razor UHD Purchases
If returning any Vortex UHD optics that qualified for a free FHF PRO M Bino harness and a $100 First Lite Gift Card, your FHF PRO M Bino Harness must accompany your returned optics. Your $100 First Lite gift card will also be cancelled. Please be aware that $100 will be deducted from your refund for any First Lite gift cards that have been redeemed, and/ or an additional $110 for any UHD optics returned without FHF PRO M Bino Harnesses.
5. Sweepstakes, Contests, and Promotions
Notwithstanding the foregoing, ownership and use of all User Content, Feedback, and PII submitted in connection with a sweepstakes, contest, giveaway or other promotion (“Promotion”), shall be subject to the applicable Promotion’s “Official Rules” or other terms of service. If you participate in a Promotion, such terms of service, may, for example, permit MeatEater to contact you to verify your eligibility, use your physical address for the purposes of prize fulfillment, share your PII with third parties providing services in connection with such Promotion or for purposes of prize fulfillment, and/or use other information submitted with your entry for future marketing, such as to notify you of a product or subsequent Promotion that we think may be of interest to you. If you no longer wish to receive information about products or Promotions, you may opt out of receiving further information by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link included in such e-mails. Please also note that if you win a Promotion, some of your PII may be disclosed on a winners list as required by law.
7. Third-Party Content, Links and Services
The Sites may display content or tools provided by third parties, links to third-party web pages, or both, including advertisements and solicitations to purchase products or services (collectively, “Third-Party Content”). In consideration for the convenience of MeatEater making this Third-Party Content available or accessible to you, you acknowledge that MeatEater has not reviewed all of the Third-Party Content and that MeatEater is not responsible or liable for any such Third-Party Content, including, but not limited to, the privacy practices of third parties offering such Third-Party Content; you must contact the third party directly for any remedies that may be available to you. Please be aware that access to any Third-Party Content does not constitute an endorsement by MeatEater or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates of any third parties or Third-Party Content. Likewise, MeatEater is not the seller of products purchased from third parties offering Third-Party Content and is in no way responsible for shipping their products. MeatEater may from time to time engage certain affiliates or other third parties to provide all or part of the Services to you, and you hereby acknowledge and agree that such third party participation is acceptable.
If MeatEater provides links to social media platforms, such as Facebook or Twitter, and you choose to visit those websites through MeatEater’s links, please note that the information you post, transmit, or otherwise make available on those websites may be viewed by the general public. MeatEater does not control User Content on social media homepages and is not responsible for any third-party use of your User Content that you have posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available there.
8. Co-Branded Products or Services
9. Monitoring; Copyright Complaints
MeatEater may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, terminate the access of users who infringe the copyrights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on these Sites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify MeatEater by providing the following information (as required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. sec. 512):
- a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at these Sites are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at these Sites;
- identification of the material 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 MeatEater to locate the material;
- information reasonably sufficient to permit MeatEater to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an e-mail address;
- a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by you, your agent, or the law; and
- a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Please send the written communication to MeatEater’s copyright agent by e-mail AND by U.S. Mail to:
1203 N Rouse, Suite 3E
Bozeman, MT 59715
E-mail Subject: “DMCA Request”
MEATEATER DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITES OR ANY CONTENT, PRODUCT, SERVICE OR FEATURE OF THE SITES WILL BE AVAILABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITES WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE SITES AND THEIR CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITES IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. MEATEATER CANNOT ENSURE THAT THE SITES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITES, WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. MEATEATER DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. MEATEATER DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND ANY THIRD-PARTY CONTENT. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST MEATEATER FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITES OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITES OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.
11. Applicable Law and Venue; Dispute Resolution
The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. The testimony, evidence, ruling and all documentation regarding any arbitration shall be considered confidential information. Neither party may use, disclose, or divulge any such information unless otherwise required by law.
12. Age Restriction
THE SITES ARE INTENDED FOR ADULTS AGES 18 AND OVER. USERS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD ARE PROHIBITED FROM USING THE SITES FOR ANY PURPOSE. BY USING THESE SITES, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE.
13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The above limitation applies to your use, misuse, or reliance upon the Sites, including, without limitation, damages you may incur because of Third-Party Content advertised on, or linked to the Site.
Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to these Sites must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.
MeatEater reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you at your expense, and you shall not in any event settle or otherwise dispose of any matter without MeatEater’s prior written consent.
15. Rights to Terminate Use
To the extent that any part of these Sites offers subscriptions to users, MeatEater reserves the right to cancel any such subscriptions at any time in its sole and absolute discretion, upon which time affected users shall be notified of such cancellation.
16. State-Specific Provisions.
Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, users of these Sites from California are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N 112, Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210. MeatEater may be contacted via e-mail at email@example.com.