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- you are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property rights
- you have voluntarily waived all “moral rights” that you may have in such content
- you have posted all accurate and truthful content
- you are at least 13 years old
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- be (or be reasonably considered to be) defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership, or corporation
- have awarded you compensation or any consideration by any third party
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- contain any computer viruses, worms or other potentially damaging computer programs or files.
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In the event a product is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to typographical error or error in pricing or product information received from our merchants, The Grommet has the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for products listed at the incorrect price. The Grommet has the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, The Grommet shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge.
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All items purchased from The Grommet are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.
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