Effective Date – November 1, 2016
This ecommerce website is operated by Helix. Throughout the site, the terms "we", "us" and "our" refer to Helix. The terms "you" and "your" refer to you, the person or entity using the site and purchasing any Service or product. Helix offers this website, including all information, products, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.
Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.
Any new products, features or tools which are added to the current store shall also be subject to these Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.
Online Store Terms By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
You may not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your account and/or access to the site.
General Conditions We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
You understand that your content (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve [a] transmissions over various networks; and [b] changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by us.
The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms of Service.
Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.
This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.
Modifications to the Service and Prices Prices for our products are subject to change without notice.
We reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) or any product without notice at any time.
We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
Products or Services (if applicable) We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors and images of our products that appear at the store. We cannot guarantee that your computer monitor's display of any color will be accurate.
We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products or Service to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or Services that we offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at any time without notice, at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this site is void where prohibited.
Accuracy of Billing and Account Information We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.
You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.
Optional Tools We may provide you with access to third-party tools which we neither monitor nor have any control over. You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools "as is" and "as available" without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools. Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).
Third-Party Links Certain content, products and services available via our Service may include materials from third-parties.
Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.
We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.
User Comments, Feedback and Other Submissions If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, 'comments'), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to us. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments.
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property rights or these Terms of Service.
You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any comments posted by you or any third-party.
Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.
Prohibited Uses In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site, its content, or any product you purchase from Helix: [a] for any unlawful purpose; [b] to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; [c] to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; [d] to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others, including without limitation copyright and similar intellectual property rights; [e] to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; [f] to submit false or misleading information; [g] to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; [h] to collect or track the personal information of others; [i] to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; [j] for any obscene or immoral purpose; or [k] to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.
If you have questions regarding this agreement, or wish to obtain additional information, please send an e-mail to our support department through our contact page.
Return Policy Helix accepts returns for refunds or exchanges, subject to the following:
You can return purchased items to Helix within 30 days of the date they were shipped to you. After 30 days, we do not accept returns. See our Warranty Policy for warranty service and procedures.
Return to Manufacturer Authorization
Before returning an item, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, to explain the reason for the return, the details of your original order, and whether you want a refund or an exchange. As appropriate, we will issue you an RMA number, which you need to include in the package for the returned item, along with a copy of the original order information. We do not accept returned items for which an RMA has not been issued.
The item must be unused, undamaged, complete with all parts and accessories, in the same condition you received it, and in its original packaging.
Pack the item according to our instructions to prevent damage in transit. In case of a return for repair covered by our one-year warranty within our shipping zones, Helix will cover the cost of shipping. For other returns, insure the package for its value, as you will be responsible for damage in transit. Use a shipping service that allows you to track the package. You are responsible for paying all shipping and insurance costs for the return shipment. If you are seeking an exchange, you will also be responsible for all costs of shipping the new item to you.
Helix is not responsible for any return shipping costs and any incidental fees or tariffs outside of our warranty and shipping zones indicated on our shipping page. You should familiarize yourself with your region's customs policies and shipping providers.
Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item and whether your request for refund or exchange has been approved. We may charge a fee for missing or used accessories.
For non-defective items, Helix charges a restocking fee equal to 10% of the original purchase price of each item returned. This fee will be deducted from your refund, or if you have requested an exchange, the fee will need to be received by Helix before the new item is shipped.
If a refund is approved, a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment. This refund amount may take some time to show in your records, so before contacting Helix, please check with your credit card company, bank, or other payment service.
If an exchange is approved, we will ship the new item to you, after payment of any applicable restocking and shipping fees.
Exclusive Limited Warranty
See Helix warranty here
Exclusions from and Limitation to Warranty This Limited Warranty applies only to hardware products manufactured by or for Helix that can be identified by the "Helix" trademark, trade name, or logo affixed to them. The Limited Warranty does not apply to any non-Helix hardware products, even if packaged or sold with Helix hardware. Manufacturers, suppliers, or publishers, other than Helix, may provide their own warranties to the end user purchaser, but Helix, in so far as permitted by law, provides their products "as is".
Helix does not warrant that the operation of the product will be uninterrupted or error-free. Helix is not responsible for damage arising from failure to follow instructions relating to the product's use.
This warranty does not apply: a) to damage caused by use with non-Helix products including third-party components; b) to damage caused by accident, abuse, misuse, flood, fire, earthquake, or other external causes; c) to damage caused by operating the product outside the permitted or intended uses described by Helix; d) to damage caused by service (including upgrades and expansions) performed by anyone who is not a representative of Helix; e) to a product or part that has been modified to alter functionality or capability without the written permission of Helix; f) to consumable parts, unless damage has occurred due to a defect in materials or workmanship; g) to cosmetic damage, including but not limited to scratches, dents; or h) if any Helix serial number has been removed or defaced. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR COUNTRY TO COUNTRY. Helix' RESPONSIBILITY FOR HARDWARE DEFECTS IS LIMITED TO REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT SERVICE AS DETERMINED BY Helix IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION.
Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability Except as explicitly provided in these Terms, we do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service or any Helix product will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free. We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service or the product will be accurate or reliable. You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.
You must independently verify the suitability of the material for the application and intended purpose before using it.
In no event shall Helix be liable for any loss, death, or bodily injury that you suffer, or that you cause to any third party, in connection with your use of Helix products. To the fullest extent legally permitted Helix EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED OR EXPLICIT WARRANTY OF FITNESS for a particular usage, the particular nature and circumstances of said usage being unforeseen and unforeseeable to Helix.
You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except to the extent otherwise expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.
ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN TIME TO THE TERM OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. NO WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WILL APPLY AFTER THE EXPIRATION OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD. SOME STATES OR COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
No Helix reseller, agent, or employee is authorized to make any modification, extension, or addition to this warranty. If any term is held to be illegal or unenforceable, the legality or enforceability of the remaining terms shall not be affected or impaired.
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS WARRANTY AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Helix IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY OR CONDITION OR ANY OTHER REASON, OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE; LOSS OF REVENUE; LOSS OF ACTUAL OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS ON CONTRACTS); LOSS OF THE USE OF MONEY; LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS; LOSS OF BUSINESS; LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY; LOSS OF GOODWILL; LOSS OF REPUTATION; LOSS OF, DAMAGE TO OR CORRUPTION OF DATA; OR ANY INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE HOWSOEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING THE REPLACEMENT OF EQUIPMENT AND PROPERTY, ANY COSTS OF RECOVERING, PROGRAMMING, OR REPRODUCING ANY PROGRAM OR DATA STORED OR USED WITH Helix PRODUCTS AND ANY FAILURE TO MAINTAIN THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF DATA STORED ON THE PRODUCT. SOME STATES OR COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Obtaining Warranty Service Please access and review the online help resources referred to in the documentation accompanying this hardware product before requesting warranty service. If the product is still not functioning properly after making use of these resources, please contact Helix at email@example.com. You must assist in diagnosing issues with your product and follow Helix' warranty processes.
Helix may restrict warranty service outside of Europe and the United States. Helix may provide warranty service by (i) servicing your bike at one of our repair service locations or (ii) by sending you new or refurbished customer-installable replacement product or parts to enable you to service or exchange your own product ("DIY Service").
Service options, parts availability, and response times may vary. Service options are subject to change at any time. In accordance with applicable law, Helix may require that you furnish proof of purchase details and/or comply with registration requirements before receiving warranty service. Please refer to the accompanying documentation for more details on this and other matters on obtaining warranty service.
Repair Service Location
If we opt to service your bike at one of our service locations, you will be responsible for packaging and shipping your bike to the service location requested. If you no longer have the original packaging, Helix may send you packaging material. If you are located in the United States or Europe, Helix will provide pre-paid shipping way bills. Customers who purchase from the International Store may be required to cover the cost of shipping to a repair service location.
If we opt to send you a new or refurbished replacement product or part, upon receipt of the replacement product or part, the original product or part becomes the property of Helix and you agree to follow instructions, including, if required, arranging the return of original product or part to Helix in a timely manner. When providing DIY Service requiring the return of the original product or part, Helix may require a credit card authorization as security for the retail price of the replacement product or part and applicable shipping costs. If you follow instructions, Helix will cancel the credit card authorization, so you will not be charged for the product or part and shipping costs. If you fail to return the replaced product or part as instructed, Helix will charge the credit card for the authorized amount.
Indemnification You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Helix and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.
Severability In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
Termination The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.
These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Service, or when you cease using our site.
If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Service (or any part thereof).
Miscellaneous Terms Entire Agreement
Unless otherwise expressly stated herein, these Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Helix with respect to the Service and any product you purchase from Helix and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, proposals and agreements, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Helix. Helix objects to and rejects any additional or different terms proposed by you, including those contained in your purchase order, acceptance or website. Helix' failure to object elsewhere to any provisions of any subsequent document, communication, or act of you shall not be deemed a waiver of any of the terms hereof. Helix' obligations hereunder are neither contingent on the delivery of any future functionality or features of the Service nor dependent on any oral or written public comments made by Helix regarding future functionality or features of any product
Changes to Terms of Service
You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Service or products shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A. without reference to conflicts of law principles, and you and we hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Service.
Neither party shall be responsible for failure or delay of performance if caused by: an act of war, hostility, or sabotage; act of God; electrical, internet, or telecommunication outage that is not caused by the obligated party; government restrictions (including the denial or cancellation of any export or other license); or other event outside the reasonable control of the obligated party. Each party will use reasonable efforts to mitigate the effect of a force majeure event.
Except for actions for nonpayment or breach of a party's proprietary rights, no action, regardless of form, arising out of or relating to the Agreement may be brought by either party more than one year after the cause of action has accrued.
Relationship of the Parties
Helix and you agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Helix as a result of these Terms of Service or your use of the Service or purchase of any product.
Compliance with Laws
Helix will comply with all applicable U.S. state and Federal laws in its provision of the Service and products you purchase on this site.
For consumers, who are covered by consumer protection laws or regulations in their country of purchase or, if different, their country of residence, the benefits conferred by Helix' One Year Limited Warranty are in addition to all rights and remedies conveyed by such consumer protection laws and regulations, including but not limited to the rights described above.
If any part of these Terms of Service is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms of Service shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise expressly stated herein, these Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Helix with respect to the Service and any product you purchase from Helix and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, proposals and agreements, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Helix. Helix objects to and rejects any additional or different terms proposed by you, including those contained in your purchase order, acceptance or website. Helix' failure to object elsewhere to any provisions of any subsequent document, communication, or act of you shall not be deemed a waiver of any of the terms hereof. Helix' obligations hereunder are neither contingent on the delivery of any future functionality or features of the Service nor dependent on any oral or written public comments made by Helix regarding future functionality or features of any product.
You will not assign or transfer your rights and obligations under these Terms of Service, including any assignment or transfer by reason of merger, reorganization, sale of all or substantially all of its assets, change of control or operation of law, without Helix' prior written consent. Helix may assign or transfer this agreement to any successor.
You agree to comply with all applicable export laws.
You represent and warrant to you have full power and authority to enter into any agreement to purchase a product under these Terms of Service and that these Terms of Service are binding upon you and enforceable in accordance with their terms.
Contact Information Questions about these Terms of Service should be sent to us through firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like a paper version of this warranty please contact email@example.com.