Terms and Policies -
Claims and Returns: Do not refuse shipment or return items without first contacting us for authorization. A 50% handling charge will apply to any unauthorized return. All claims of damage or shortage must be reported within 10 days of your receipt of the shipment. Goods damaged during transit are the responsibility of the carrier, but we'll be happy to assist you in filing a claim. Please retain the original packing materials as these may be required for inspection by the carrier's claims agent. Our products are not returnable except for reasons of shipping error or defect in stock or workmanship, and then, only upon authorization from our home office. Any authorized return for reasons other than defect or our error will be credited less transportation charges and a 15% restocking fee.
Terms of Sale: All orders are subject to approval by our main office, and processed orders are not cancelable by the buyer. We will, however, do our best to accommodate additions if they are received before the order is packed for shipment. Delivery (shipping) arrangements are contingent upon Acts of God, accidents, delays of transportation facilities, and other delays which are unavoidable or beyond our control.
Terms: All orders must be prepaid with cashier's check, money order, or credit card. We accept Visa, MC, Discover and AMEX. Our products become your property upon delivery to the transporting carrier.
Pricing Terms: The prices shown on this website supersede those published in any previous price list. We attempt to maintain published prices, however, due to market conditions, our prices may change without notice.
At Once Orders: Normally At Once orders are shipped within 1-2 business days. Stock is usually on hand of all products shown in our online catalog for immediate shipment. If stock is not available, we usually cancel the item and ask customer to reorder.
Standard Packs: Standard item quantities are indicated for each product in our online catalog. All mylar balloons 20 inches and smaller are sold in mulitples of 5.
EXPRESS SHIPPING NOTES:
We will do our best to ship express orders the same business day the order is placed, but the order may not ship until the next business day. Your order must be placed by 11:00am Pacific Time to be eligible for same day shipping. If placed after that time, it will ship the next business day.
Here's the shipping times for the various express methods:
3 Day Express- Arrives 3 business days after the day it ships out. Example: Ships on Monday, arrives on Thursday. Ships on Friday, arrives on Wednesday and so forth.
2nd Day Air- Arrives 2 business days after the day it ships out. Example: Ships on Monday, arrives on Wednesday. Ships on Friday, arrives on Tuesday and so forth.
Next Day Air Saver- Arrives by 3:00pm on the next business day after the day it ships out. Example: Ships on Monday, arrives on Tuesday. Ships on Friday, arrives on Monday and so forth. If you need delivery by 10:00 am, choose Next Day Air.
Shortages: Shortages must be reported in writing within 3 business days from the date of delivery.
Phone Orders/Hours of Operation: Our home office is open for business and new phone/fax orders Monday - Friday, 6:30am to 4:30pm PST. If our office is closed, you can leave a recorded message for immediate handling on the next working day. Please leave your company name, your name, phone number and reason for call on all messages. Fax orders/inquiries can be sent to 951-445-4363 at any time.
Balloons123.com is committed to privacy and security for all of our clients. Because we respect your right to privacy, we have developed a Privacy Statement as indicated below.
Under no circumstances do we transfer your email address to any other company, nor do we collect any personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs.
There are two ways you can provide us with and consent to our collection of certain personal information:
E-mail Request - Links throughout our site provide you with the opportunity to contact us via e-mail to ask questions, request information and materials, or provide comments and suggestions. You may also be offered the opportunity to have one of our Sales Representatives contact you personally to provide additional information about our products or services. To do so, we may request additional personal information from you, such as your name and telephone number, to help us satisfy your request.
Enrollment You may choose to enroll for one of our products or services, we will request certain information from you. Depending on the type of product or service that you request, you may be asked to provide different personal information. For certain products and services, we may require your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card number. Other products and services may require different or supplemental information from you in order to apply.
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