Terms of Use

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  1. Overview

These terms of use (“Terms of Use”) are entered into between you and Mercury Athletics LLC d/b/a Doctor’s Choice (“Doctor’s Choice,” “we,” or “us”). The Terms of Use govern your access to and use of the Doctor’s Choice website at www.DoctorsChoiceSocks.com (the “Site”), including any content, functionality, purchases, products, and services offered on or through it by Doctor’s Choice and any of its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Products”).

By using the Site, you consent to and agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms of Use. Doctor’s Choice may terminate your ability to use the Site without notice if you do not comply with the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you must not access or use the Site.

Doctor’s Choice reserves the right to make changes to the Site and to the Terms of Use at any time. All changes are effective immediately when posted. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of the revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes.

All Information Doctor’s Choice collects on this Site is subject to our Privacy Notice posted at the Site. By using the Site, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your Information (as defined in the Privacy Notice) in compliance with the Privacy Notice. The Privacy Notice is incorporated into and governed by these Terms of Use. To the extent there is a conflict, the Terms of Use supersede the Privacy Notice. 

All Site Content (as defined below) is current as of the date it is posted on the Site to the best of Doctor’s Choice’s knowledge. These Terms of Use apply to all Products sold on the Site.

All Products are subject to the Doctor’s Choice Return Policy. To the extent there is a conflict between the Return Policy and the Terms of Use, the Terms of Use govern.

  1. Online Store Terms

You must make full payment as part of your order. Once your order is successful and payment has cleared, we will fulfill orders according to the shipping details. Your payment may include special fees, billing charges, shipping taxes, and other assessments.

You agree to provide current, complete, and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made on the Site. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address, credit card numbers, and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.

We may 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. If we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the email, billing address, or phone number you provided. We may limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers, or distributors. Certain Products may be available exclusively online through the Site. These Products may have limited quantities. Doctor’s Choice takes no responsibility for any error or omission relating to information about the Site or Products.  For more detail, please review our Returns Policy available on the Site.

  1. Intellectual Property

The Site and its entire contents, data, features, Products, and functionality (including but not limited to text, graphics, video, logos, button icons, databases, and images) (“Site Content”) are the property of Doctor’s Choice or its licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws, except as indicated below.

The Doctor’s Choice name and related logos are trademarks and service marks (“Marks”) of Doctor’s Choice. Doctor’s Choice Marks may not be used without advance written permission of Doctor’s Choice, including in connection with any product or service that is not provided by Doctor’s Choice, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any manner that disparages, discredits, or misrepresents Doctor’s Choice. Other products or company names mentioned on the Site may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

If you believe that any content on the Site violates your intellectual property rights, please notify Doctor’s Choice as described in Section 8.

  1. Limited License and Prohibited Uses

Doctor’s Choice grants you a personal, royalty-free, non-assignable, revocable, and non-exclusive license to access and use the Site Content as an informative resource and to engage in transactions such as making purchases while using the Site. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, framing, display, or performance of Site Content without prior permission of Doctor’s Choice is strictly prohibited. You may not download, print, copy, distribute, or otherwise use Site Content for commercial purposes, including publication, sale, or personal gain. You may not remove any Marks or other proprietary notices, including, without limitation, attribution information, credits, and copyright notices that have been placed on or near the Site Content.

You may use the Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree that you will not:

  • Use the Site in any way that violates any applicable law or regulation.
  • Use the Site for the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm anyone in any way.
  • Send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use, or re-use any material that does not comply with the Terms of Use.
  • Transmit or procure the sending of any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail,” “chain letter,” “spam,” or any other similar solicitation.
  • Impersonate or attempt to impersonate Doctor’s Choice, any Doctor’s Choice employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses associated with any of the foregoing).
  • Engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the Site, or which, as determined by Doctor’s Choice, may harm Doctor’s Choice or users of the Site or expose them to liability.
  • Use the Site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use of the Site, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Site.
  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Site.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any material on the Site or for any other unauthorized purpose without Doctor’s Choice’s prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site.
  • Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Site.
  • Attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.

This Site is not intended for children under 13 in the United States per the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act or under 16 years of age elsewhere. For more information, please see our Privacy Notice.

  1. Account Registration

To access portions of the Site, you may be asked to provide Information about yourself.  It is a condition of your use of the Site that all Information you provide is complete, current, and accurate.  Doctor’s Choice can terminate your registration at any time for any reason.    

  1. Use and Protection of Login Credentials

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password (“Login Credentials”). You are responsible for all uses of your account and Login Credentials, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to notify Doctor’s Choice immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your account or Login Credentials or any other breach of security. Doctor’s Choice reserves the right to disable your Login Credentials at any time in its sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in Doctor’s Choice’s opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.

  1. User Contributions

Any reviews you contribute on the Site, creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials you send to us, whether online, on the Site, by email, by postal mail or otherwise make available to Doctor’s Choice (“User Contribution”) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By providing any User Contribution on the Site or to Doctor’s Choice, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our licensees, successors, and assigns the perpetual right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute, create derivative works, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.

All User Contributions must comply with the content standards set out below.

You represent and warrant that:

  • You own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the license granted above to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their licensees, successors, and assigns.
  • All of your User Contributions do and will comply with these Terms of Use.
  • You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contribution you submit or contribute, and you, not Doctor’s Choice, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness.

We are not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any User Contribution posted by you or any other user of the Site

We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit, or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion is unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Use.

  1. Copyright; Digital Millennium Copyright Act

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, you should notify us of your infringement claim in accordance with the procedure set forth below.

We will process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws with respect to any alleged or actual infringement. A notification of claimed copyright infringement should be emailed to help@DoctorsChoiceSocks.com (Subject line: “DMCA Takedown Request”).

Our designated copyright agent to receive DMCA Notices is:

Attn: Copyright Agent

Doctor’s Choice

929 108th Ave NE, Suite 1410

Bellevue, WA 98004

To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information:

  • 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 that you claim has been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, with enough detail that we may locate it;
  • your address, telephone 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 intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.

Counter-notice: If you believe that your User Contribution that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, to upload or display the content in your User Contribution, you may send a written counter-notice containing the following information to the above-listed Copyright Agent:

  • your physical or electronic signature;
  • identification of the content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed or disabled;
  • a statement that you have a good-faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content; and

your name, address, telephone number, and email address, and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Agent, we will send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party, informing that person that Doctor’s Choice may repost the removed content or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed content may be reposted, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at our sole discretion.

We may, at our sole discretion, limit access to the Site and/or terminate the account of any user who infringes any intellectual property rights of others.

  1. Third Party Content

This Site may include content provided by third parties. All statements and opinions expressed by third parties are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. Those materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Doctor’s Choice. Doctor’s Choice is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.

  1. Links To Other Web Sites

Doctor’s Choice may provide links to external web sites for the convenience of Site users. The inclusion of an external link on this Site does not constitute or imply support or endorsement of any kind. Doctor’s Choice does not control those websites, is not responsible for their content or function, and is not responsible for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access the third party sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use and the privacy notice for such Sites.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT ALL PRODUCTS OFFERED ON THIS SITE, USE OF THE SITE, AND TRANSACTIONS RELATED TO THE SITE ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WHILE DOCTOR’S CHOICE ATTEMPTS TO PRESENT ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, ALL PRODUCTS AND THIS SITE ITSELF ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS.  DOCTOR’S CHOICE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OR CONTENT OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER SITE TO WHICH IT IS LINKED. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DOCTOR’S CHOICE DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY PATENT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF A THIRD PARTY.

DOCTOR’S CHOICE DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION ON THE SITE OR REGARDING THE PRODUCTS, INCLUDING ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OR PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS ON THE SITE (I.E., PRICING, PRODUCT IMAGES, PROMOTIONS, OFFERS, TRANSIT TIMES, PRODUCT SHIPPING COSTS, AND INDICATIONS OF AVAILABILITY). WE MAY CORRECT ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS, AND CHANGE OR UPDATE INFORMATION OR CANCEL ORDERS IF ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS INACCURATE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE (INCLUDING AFTER YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR ORDER).

DOCTOR’S CHOICE MAY OFFER SOME PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED BY THIRD PARTIES ON THE SITE. The availability of THIRD PARTY products or services through our Site does not indicate an affiliation with or endorsement of any THIRD PARTY product, service or manufacturer. Accordingly, we do not provide any warranties with respect to the THIRD PARTY products or services offered on our Site. However, the THIRD PARTY products and services offered on our Site may be covered by the manufacturer's LIMITED warranty as detailed in the product's description on our Site and included with the product. To obtain warranty service for defective THIRD PARTY products, please follow the instructions included in the manufacturer's warranty. THE PROVISIONS IN THIS SECTION 11 APPLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

  1. Limitation of Liability

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DOCTOR’S CHOICE, ITS DIRECTORS, ITS CONTRACTORS, AND ITS EMPLOYEES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OR MISUSE OF THIS SITE, ANY SITE FOR WHICH IT PROVIDES LINKS, OR PRODUCTS SOLD ON THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR PRODUCT. DOCTOR’S CHOICE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY REASON IF ALL OR ANY PART OF THE SITE IS UNAVAILABLE AT ANY TIME OR FOR ANY PERIOD.

DOCTOR’S CHOICE’S MAXIMUM LIABILITY, WHETHER BY STATUTE, IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT or any products, WILL NOT EXCEED $100.

  1. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Doctor’s Choice, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, third-party claims, expenses and fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Site or Products, including, but not limited to, your content, any use of the Site Content, services, and Products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use.

  1. Limitation On Time To File Claims

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE, PRODUCTS, OR THE SITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE ACTION OR CLAIM OCCURRED, REGARDLESS OF WHEN YOU KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN ABOUT IT; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

  1. Injunctive Relief

You agree that a breach of these Terms of Use will cause irreparable injury to Doctor’s Choice for which monetary damages would not be an adequate remedy and Doctor’s Choice shall be entitled to seek equitable relief, in addition to any remedies it may have hereunder or at law, without having to post a bond or other security.

  1. Waiver and Severability

No waiver by Doctor’s Choice of a term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition. Any failure of Doctor’s Choice to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

  1. Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use and our Privacy Notice constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Doctor’s Choice with respect to the Site and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the Site.

  1. Term and Termination

These Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site. Even after you are no longer a user of the Site, those provisions of these Terms that by their nature are intended to survive will remain binding on you, including Sections 1 (including the disclaimer), 3, 7, 11–20 and the Privacy Notice.

You agree that Doctor’s Choice, in its sole discretion, may suspend or terminate your access to the Site (or any part thereof) for any reason, with or without notice, and without any liability to you or to any third party for any claims, damages, costs, or losses resulting therefrom. 

  1. Applicable Law, Binding Arbitration, and Class Action Waiver

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS CAREFULLY BECAUSE THEY REQUIRE YOU TO AGREE TO RESOLVE ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN US THROUGH BINDING INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION.

The laws of the State of Washington will govern these Terms of Use and any disputes under them, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use shall be exclusively settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with Commercial Arbitration Rules then in effect. This arbitration provision is governed by the Federal Arbitration Act. The arbitration proceedings shall be held in King County, Washington. Any arbitration award may be entered in a court of competent jurisdiction.

All claims and disputes within the scope of this arbitration agreement must be arbitrated or litigated on an individual basis and not on a class basis. Claims of more than one customer or user cannot be arbitrated or litigated jointly or consolidated with those of any other customer or user.

  1. Communications and Contact Information

Doctor’s Choice may contact you regarding these Terms of Use or the Privacy Notice using any Information you provide, or by any other means if you do not provide contact Information. If you no longer wish to receive communications from Doctor’s Choice, you can click on the “unsubscribe link” provided in such communications or contact us at help@DoctorsChoiceSocks.com.

For all other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Site, these Terms of Use, and the Privacy Notice, please contact us at help@DoctorsChoiceSocks.com or by mail at:

Mercury Athletics LLC d/b/a Doctor’s Choice

929 108th Ave NE, Suite 1410

Bellevue, WA 98004

 

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 22, 2022