Terms and Conditions

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern all use of Galaxyofstars.org (“Galaxyofstars.org”). Galaxyofstars.org includes Galaxyofstars.org, Hiddenstar.org, Hidden Star Resources, Beatingtheoddspodcast.com, free hosting service, Galaxyofstars.org, and other sites owned or operated (“Site”). By using and accessing the Site, you agree to these Terms, the Privacy Policy, other policies, and all applicable laws and regulations. Customers in the EU are subject to the EU Conditions of Use.

If any Galaxyofstars.org services have additional terms and conditions, privacy statements, or other policies (“Separate Terms”), then those Separate Terms shall apply in connection with your use of that Galaxyofstars.org service. To the extent there is a direct conflict between the Separate Terms and these Terms, the Separate Terms shall govern. If you do not want to be bound by these Terms, do not use the Site.

Galaxyofstars.org is primarily an online community of individuals, message boards, with website set up and monthly hosting, and is a retailer of third-party brands and all product information is provided by the brand owner and is for information purposes only. For products sold on this site and related sites, actual product packaging may contain different information than is displayed on our site. DO NOT RELY SOLELY ON THIS INFORMATION. ALWAYS READ LABELS, WARNINGS AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS ON THE PRODUCT LABEL BEFORE USE. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY LIABILITY AGAINST GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG FOR INACCURACIES OR MISSTATEMENTS RELATED TO PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED BY THIRD PARTIES.

Galaxyofstars.org reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account and your ability to use the Site or portion thereof for failure to comply with these Terms or any Separate Terms related to a service, for infringing copyright, or for any other reason.

  1. CHANGES IN TERMS

Galaxyofstars.org has the sole right at any time and without prior notice to revise these Terms. Galaxyofstars.org will post changes on the Site and it is your responsibility to review these Terms and any modifications.

  1. TERMINATION

Galaxyofstars.org has the right at any time and without prior notice to terminate some or all of Galaxyofstars.org services, any feature or portion thereof, or any products or services offered, and to terminate your right to access or use Galaxyofstars.org services or any feature or portion thereof.

  1. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS

You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding your use of the Site. You must be at least 13 years old to use Galaxyofstars.org. See the Children’s Personal Information section of the Privacy Policy.

  1. CONTENT

The text, images, photographs, graphics, videos, logos, illustrations, descriptions, data, posts, messages, hosted sites, and other material on the Site, as well as the selection, assembly, and arrangement thereof, are referred to collectively as the “Content”.

The Content may contain errors, omissions, or may be out of date. Galaxyofstars.org may change, delete, or update Content at any time. The Content is provided for informational purposes only and is not binding on Galaxyofstars.org.

All content, logos, graphics, pages, scripts, and service names included in or made available through any Site are subject to trade dress, trademarks, service marks, and/or copyright law and other laws that protect intellectual property in the U.S. and other countries. Galaxyofstars.org’s intellectual property may not be used without Galaxyofstars.org’s written permission. All other trademarks and service marks not owned by Galaxyofstars.org that appear in any Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Galaxyofstars.org.

You may view and use the Content for your personal information and for ordering and for no other purpose. Galaxyofstars.org does not grant to you or any person any right to use, reproduce, copy, modify, transmit, display, publish, sell, license, create derivative works, publicly perform, or distribute by any means, method, or process whatsoever, now known or hereafter developed, any of the Content on or transmitted through the Site.

  1. NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR ADDRESSING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONCERNS

If you have any concerns related to intellectual property on the site, please provide the Galaxyofstars.org copyright agent the following:

    • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
    • A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property at issue;
    • The location of the material giving rise to the concern on the Site;
    • Your address, telephone number, facsimile number, and email address;
    • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or other intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
    • A statement by you, under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or other intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright or other intellectual property owner.

Notification should be sent to: legal@Galaxyofstars.org

  1. PRODUCT REVIEWS

Product reviews, testimonials, and sponsorship appearing on the Site are prepared by third-parties (including, but not limited to, review pages, message boards, forums, text files, chats, etc.). Galaxyofstars.org has not determined whether a specific reviewer’s experience is what an average or typical customer may expect to achieve.

  1. ACCOUNTS

Some services on the Site permit or require you to create an account to participate or to secure additional benefits. You agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration processes. You shall not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person’s username, password or other account information, or another person’s name, likeness, voice, image or photograph. You also agree to promptly notify Galaxyofstars.org at gethelp@Galaxyofstars.org of any unauthorized use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security involving or relating to the Site.

  1. USER CONTENT

The Site allows you to post content, including, but not limited to, photos, reviews, ideas, suggestions, links, and other materials. Anything that you post or otherwise make available on or in connection with the Site is referred to as “User Content.” User Content is non-confidential, non-proprietary, and may be used by Galaxyofstars.org, Galaxyofstars.org vendors, or their affiliates for any purpose without further permission, consent, payment, or other consideration, unless prohibited by law. You agree that as a condition of permitting you to submit User Content, you grant Galaxyofstars.org, Galaxyofstars.org’s affiliates, and any sub-licensees, subject to the Privacy Policy, a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, fully sub-licensable, perpetual right and license to use, copy, publicly perform, digitally perform, publicly display, and distribute User Content, including the use of your name, alias, and any other information (provided by you), and to prepare derivative works based on, or incorporate into other works, User Content, with or without attribution. You represent and warrant that any User Content is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, and it is not composed of and does not contain viruses, solicitations, or any form of spam. Your submission of User Content constitutes an agreement that you will defend, indemnify, and hold Galaxyofstars.org harmless for all claims resulting from User Content you supply.

Galaxyofstars.org is not responsible for, and does not endorse the opinions, advice or recommendations in User Content and specifically disclaim all liability in connection therewith.

Galaxyofstars.org reserves the right to modify, review, delete and refuse to post User Content for any reason.

  1. PUBLIC FORUMS AND COMMUNICATION

“Forum” means an area, site or feature offered as part of a Site that allows users to distribute User Content for viewing by Site users, including a chat area, message board, messaging, social community environment, profile page, blog, and e-mail function.

You acknowledge that Forums and features offered therein are for public and not private communications, and you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any User Content. You further agree that your communications will comply with all rules set forth in section 10 below. Galaxyofstars.org cannot guarantee the security of any User Content and you make such disclosures at your own risk. Galaxyofstars.org has no duty to monitor any Forum.

  1. RULES OF CONDUCT

By using the Site, you agree that you will not submit any User Content that: (a) is defamatory, abusive, harassing, threatening, or an invasion of a right of privacy; (b) is bigoted, hateful, or racially or otherwise offensive; (c) is violent, vulgar, obscene, pornographic or otherwise sexually explicit; or (d) otherwise harms or can reasonably be expected to harm any person or entity; (e) is illegal or encourages or advocates illegal activity or the discussion of illegal activities with the intent to commit them, including User Content that is or represents an attempt to engage in child pornography, stalking, sexual assault, suicide, fraud, trafficking in obscene or stolen material, drug dealing and/or drug abuse, harassment, theft, or conspiracy to commit any criminal activity; (f) infringes or violates any right of a third party; (g) is commercial, business-related or advertises or offers to sell any products, services or otherwise (whether or not for profit), or solicits others (including solicitations for contributions or donations) unless specifically authorized by Galaxyofstars.org; (h) contains a virus or other harmful component, or otherwise tampers with, impairs or damages the Site or any connected network, or otherwise interferes with any person or entity’s use or enjoyment of the Site; (i) violates any specific restrictions applicable to a Forum, including its age restrictions and procedures; or (j) is antisocial, disruptive, or destructive, including flaming, spamming, flooding, trolling, and griefing as those terms are commonly understood and used on the internet.

  1. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AS TO THE GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG.COM SITE AND CONTENT

UNLESS PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG, ANY LINKED SITE OR ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING THE AVAILABILITY OF ANY SITE OR THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND MATERIALS ON IT OR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THAT CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND MATERIALS. GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG ALSO DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG OR ANY LINKED SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE OF ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG OR ANY LINKED SITE IS FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG IS PROVIDED TO USERS “AS IS,” WITH NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY, OR ACCURACY. THE “AS IS” CONDITION OF CONTENT IS EXPRESSLY MADE A CONDITION OF ANY TRANSACTION ARISING THROUGH OR AS A RESULT OF THE GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG SERVICES.

UNLESS PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG SHALL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE APPLICATION, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE), OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS, WHETHER OR NOT GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY AMOUNT.

GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INFORMATION INCLUDED OR OMITTED IN LISTINGS OF BUSINESSES IN THE GALAXY DIRECTORY PORTION OF THE SITE, NOR ANY LIABILITY ARISING FROM THE USE OR LACK OF USE OF ANY SUCH INFORMATION. DIRECTORY AND BUSINESS INFORMATION ENTERED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED BY USERS “AS IS” AND GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG MAKES NO CLAIM AS TO ITS ACCURACY OR USEFULNESS.

  1. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

By using the Site you consent to receive communications from Galaxyofstars.org electronically. Galaxyofstars.org will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all notices, disclosures, agreements and other communications that Galaxyofstars.org provides electronically satisfies any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

By establishing an account or membership for any reason or purpose you consent to receive email from Galaxyofstars.org and / or our partners and affiliates. Use of the site, or the establishment of an account or membership for any purpose, or listing of a business in the directory constitutes an affirmative “opt-in” and affirmation of your acceptance to receive such communications.

  1. LINKED THIRD-PARTY SITES

Links to other websites operated by third parties, including Galaxyofstars.org vendors, do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or approval by Galaxyofstars.org of the content, policies, or practices of such linked sites. Galaxyofstars.org does not operate, control, or maintain linked sites and is not responsible for their availability, content, security, policies, or practices. Links to other sites are provided for your convenience and you access them at your own risk.

  1. PRICES; ORDERS

All purchases and orders are subject to the Conditions of Sale.

Suggested Retail Price (“SRP”) is provided by the manufacturer and is the manufacturer’s representation of value. Sales may or may not be made at this price. This price does not necessarily represent the prevailing retail price in every community, and may not represent the price at which Galaxyofstars.org sells the product.

Galaxyofstars.org may add shipping and handling fees and applicable sales/use or value added tax. Galaxyofstars.org reserves the right without prior notice to discontinue or change specifications and prices on products and services offered through Galaxyofstars.org.

Galaxyofstars.org reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order, or any portion thereof, even after your receipt of an order confirmation from Galaxyofstars.org, for any reason. Galaxyofstars.org reserves the right to limit the order quantity on any item and to refuse service to any customer without prior notification.

In the event a product or service is listed at an incorrect price due to supplier pricing information or typographical error, Galaxyofstars.org shall have the right to refuse or cancel orders placed for the product or service listed at the incorrect price, regardless of whether 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 canceled, Galaxyofstars.org shall promptly issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.

The risk of loss and title for all products purchased by you and shipped by Galaxyofstars.org pass to you upon Galaxyofstars.org’s delivery to the carrier for shipment. The risk of loss and title for all products purchased by you and shipped directly by one of Galaxyofstars.org’s vendors pass from such vendor to you upon such vendor’s delivery to the carrier for shipment.

If you use the Galaxyofstars.org or Hidden Star’s hosting services, you agree and acknowledge you will be subject to and abide by any additional Terms of Use of the hosting service or any affiliated site or provider. Those Terms shall apply to you directly. In addition, you agree and acknowledge that you shall use the payment provider contracted with Galaxyofstars.org. Such provider may include a referral or hosting fee payable to Galaxyofstars.org on each transaction conducted on any site hosted by Galaxyofstars.org or an affiliated hosting provider. Such provider (example: PayPay) will provide services to Galaxyofstars.org users in the same fashion they provide other users. Galaxyofstars.org and Hidden Star retain the right to block, cancel, suspend, delete, or other wise control any site using the hosting service that is deemed, in our sole discretion, to be inappropriate, pursuant to these Terms of Service.

Galaxyofstars.org retains the right at any time, in its sole discretion, to change the price, if any, for any hosting service or level of service. There may be separate tiers of pricing reflecting various levels of service and bandwidth requirements, and Galaxyofstars.org retains the right at any time, in its sole discretion, to change the price, level of service, services, features, or any other aspect of the service or price.

  1. TRANSPARENCY IN SUPPLY CHAIN DISCLOSURE

The state of California requires the following disclosure statement as of January 1, 2012, pursuant to the “Transparency in Supply Chain Act of 2010”.

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/sen/sb_0651-0700/sb_657_bill_20100930_chaptered.pdf

Galaxyofstars.org is committed to conducting business in compliance with applicable law. Galaxyofstars.org exhibits and promotes the highest standards of honest and ethical conduct in our dealings. Galaxyofstars.org employees are expected to conduct themselves with honesty and integrity, and we recognize the important role manufacturers, ingredient suppliers and business partners play in helping us fulfill our commitment to ethical and responsible retailing.

Galaxyofstars.org is a retailer not a manufacturer, but Galaxyofstars.org is not aware of any unethical or illegal labor practices in connection with any ingredient sourced outside the U.S. We do not audit and assess each product manufacturer’s sourcing practice. Galaxyofstars.org is aware of the importance of ethical sourcing, and if Galaxyofstars.org identifies a product manufacturer who does not meet Galaxyofstars.org’s expectations (including avoiding ingredients manufactured with trafficked labor), Galaxyofstars.org will work with them to take corrective action or discontinue selling products manufactured by them.

  1. MOBILE SERVICES

The Site may include certain services that are available to you via your mobile phone or other mobile device if you have subscribed to them, including the ability to use your mobile device to place orders, receive and reply to messages from Galaxyofstars.org, and access certain other features. Mobile devices and/or mobile apps may be subject to additional terms and conditions.

  1. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Galaxyofstars.org provides the Site (including all Content) “as is” without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. You are solely responsible for damage that results from the use of the Site including, but not limited to, damage to your computer system or loss of data.

GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SECURITY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE.

GALAXYOFSTARS.ORG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH) AND PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES AND LOSSES FOR ANY CAUSE OF ACTION EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, OR $100 (WHICHEVER IS LESS).

  1. HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNITY

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to hold harmless and indemnify Galaxyofstars.org, its parent company, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, licensors, co-branders or other partners, and employees from and against any third-party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Site, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and/or consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature.

  1. DISPUTE RESOLUTION

By using the Site, you agree that all disputes, claims, or causes of action arising from or related to your use of the Site will be resolved through binding arbitration in Austin, Texas in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. ARBITRATION OF A DISPUTE, CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE IN AN INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.

These Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision. You agree to jurisdiction in Texas and you will initiate any claim in connection with use of the Site or these Terms of Use in Travis County, Texas.

Nothing in this Section shall prevent Galaxyofstars.org from seeking injunctive or other equitable relief from the courts for matters related to data security, intellectual property, or unauthorized access to the Site.

  1. GENERAL TERMS
    1. Entire Agreement/Severability. These Terms of Use, together with the App Terms, Privacy Policy, and Conditions of Sale and any amendments and any additional agreements you may enter into with Galaxyofstars.org, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Galaxyofstars.org. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect.
    2. No Waiver. No waiver of any term of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Galaxyofstars.org’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
    3. Defined Words. Any capitalized words used herein and not otherwise defined are defined in Galaxyofstars.org’s Conditions of Sale, App Terms, or Privacy Policy.
  1. CONTESTS & GIVEAWAYS

From time to time Galaxy of Stars.org, Galaxy Directory, or Hidden Star may conduct a contest or giveaway. Each of these contests will be separate and are open only to persons over 18 years of age, legal residents of the United States, and a confirmable ethnic minority or female who has set up a Galaxy of Stars membership account prior to entering or participating in the contest. Galaxyofstars.org and our affiliates will, in our sole discretion, identify winners and make awards in compliance with the rules. In any contest that involves selecting a winner from the number of people who have established a new account, posted on our message board, or similar during a specified time frame; we will use a certified Random Number generator to select a winner with no human bias. We reserve the right to confirm the status of any winner before making any award. We are under no obligation to hold any such contests or make any awards. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, please contact us with your comments.