| Terms & Conditions

Thank you for visiting the Smith & Sons Fine Minerals online store (the “Store”).  These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of the Store and your purchase of minerals from Smith & Sons Fine Minerals (“we,” “us,” or “our”).

1. Acceptance of Terms

By accessing or using the Store, you agree to be bound by these Terms.  If you disagree with any part of the Terms, then you may not access the Store or purchase any minerals from us.

2. User Accounts

You may be required to create an account to access certain features of the Store. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including your password. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account.

3. Product Information

We attempt to be as accurate as possible with product descriptions and images. However, we cannot guarantee that the information is completely accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

4. Intellectual Property

The content of the Store, including the text, graphics, logos, images, and other materials (“Content”) is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.  You may not reproduce, modify, distribute, or commercially exploit the Content without our express written permission.

5. Orders and Payment

By placing an order, you are offering to purchase a mineral at the indicated price. We reserve the right to reject any order. We may require additional verification or information before accepting an order.

6. Payment Terms

All prices are listed in US Dollars and are exclusive of shipping and handling charges.  Payment is due at the time you place your order.

7. Shipping

We will ship your order to the address you provide during checkout.  Shipping times and costs will be displayed at checkout.  We are not responsible for delays in shipping caused by factors beyond our control.

8. Disclaimer

The minerals sold on the Store are intended for collectors and enthusiasts.  They are not intended for use in jewelry, cosmetics, or other applications.  We make no warranties or representations about the suitability of the minerals for any particular purpose.

9. Limitation of Liability

We will not be liable for any damages arising out of or related to your use of the Store or the minerals you purchase.  This includes, but is not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages.

10. Governing Law

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Virginia, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

11. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

12. Changes to Terms

We may revise these Terms at any time by updating this page.  You are expected to check this page periodically for changes.  Your continued use of the Store following the posting of changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

13. Contact Us

Please contact us at frank@smithminerals.com if you have any questions about these Terms.

16. Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding your use of the Store and the purchase of minerals.

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