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Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.

Copyright

All pictures on this site are copyright-protected material. We have permission to use all images, but you cannot use, copy, or download them without express written permission from The Expedition Soap Company, LLC. The Expedition Soap Company has ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display, or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited unless authorized by The Expedition Soap Company. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.

Warranty Disclaimer

This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, The Expedition Soap Company disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchant ability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. The Expedition Soap Company does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the defects will be corrected. The Expedition Soap Company does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials on this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability

The Expedition Soap Company shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if The Expedition Soap Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Typographical Errors

In the event that The Expedition Soap Company's product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, The Expedition Soap Company reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. The Expedition Soap Company reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not 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 cancelled, The Expedition Soap Company shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of that incorrect price.

Term; Termination

These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by The Expedition Soap Company without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.

Notice

The Expedition Soap Company may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to The Expedition Soap Company.

Miscellaneous

Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Michigan, U.S.A., without regard to the choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of The Expedition Soap Company products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Lake Orion, MI or Detroit, Michigan. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of The Expedition Soap Company products) must be commenced within 6 months after the claim or cause of action arises. The Expedition Soap Company failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. The Expedition Soap Company may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Use of Site

Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including The Expedition Soap Company or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.

Participation Disclaimer

The Expedition Soap Company does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, The Expedition Soap Company is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, The Expedition Soap Company reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to The Expedition Soap Company in its sole discretion.

Will you remove a negative review?
We do not remove reviews because they are critical. However, we will remove reviews that do not follow our guidelines.

We reserve the right to remove reviews that include any of the following:
Objectionable material:

Obscene or distasteful content

Profanity or spiteful remarks

Promotion of illegal or immoral conduct

Promotional content:
· Any advertisements, promotional material, or URLs that leave our sites

· Reviews highlighting competing product

Inappropriate content:
· Copyrighted, Trademarked, Registered, or Watermarked material--that is, material that does not belong to you personally (includes excessive or unaccredited quoting)

· Phone numbers, postal mailing addresses, or e-mail addresses

· Comments on other reviews

· Foreign language content (unless we can verify a clear connection to the product and that the content does not violate any of our review guidelines)

· Repeated posts that make the same point excessively

· Reviews for a product you have not personally purchased or received as a gift

Off-topic information:
· Questions or comments that do not constitute a personal product review, but are instead appropriate for customer service

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The Expedition Soap Company, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licencors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.

Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, The Expedition Soap Company may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with The Expedition Soap Company, The Expedition Soap Company has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of The Expedition Soap Company. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk.



Nonetheless, The Expedition Soap Company seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).

PRIVACY POLICY
Last Updated: September 15th, 2023

Purpose of Policy

THE EXPEDITION SOAP COMPANY, LLC ("Spencer Kelly” "Grant Kelly" "ExpeditionSoaps" or “we” or “us”or "our") is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors and other users of ExpeditionSoaps.com, ExpeditionSoapsFundraising.com, ExpeditionSoapCompany.com/COVID19, ExpeditionSoapCompany.com/5-quick-questions (the “Site”). We created this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) to give you confidence as you visit and use the Site and to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices. This Policy is only applicable to the Site and not to any other website that you may be able to access from the Site, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Policy. By visiting the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

In operating the Site, we collect personal information from you when we collect your e-mail address and name. The second is if you should contact us via the “Contact” page. The third is when you make a purchase and fill in accompanying necessary information pertinent to the sale. In doing so, you will be asked to provide us with your name and e-mail address. The fourth is if you leave a comment on a blog post. In doing so, you may be asked for your name and other information. You are not required to provide us with information via these three methods to use and enjoy the site.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND DATA PROTECTION UNDER THE "GDPR"

As "controllers" under the GDPR, "The Expedition Soap Company, LLC" will collect, use, and store your personal information to enable us to provide you with our goods and/or services. As a controller, we have certain obligations under the GDPR when collecting, storing, and using the personal information of individuals based in the EEA. If you are an individual located in the EEA, your personal data will:

- Be processed lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner by us;

- Only be collected for the specific purposes we have identified in the ‘collection and use of personal information clause above and personal information will not be further processed in a manner that is incompatible with the purposes we have identified;

- Be collected in a way that is adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purpose for which the personal information is processed;

- Be kept up to date, where it is possible and within our control to do so (please let us know if you would like us to correct any of your personal information);

- Be kept in a form that permits us to identify you, but only for so long as necessary for the purposes for which the personal data was collected;

- Be processed securely and in a way that protects against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction, or damage.

If you believe we have breached the rights above, and wish to make a complaint please email us at Support@expeditionsoaps.com and provide us with full details of this alleged breach. We will promptly investigate your complaint and respond to you, in writing, setting out the outcome of our investigation and the steps we will take to deal with your complaint.

We have the following measures in place, in accordance with the GDPR:
- Data protection policies: We have internal policies in place that set out where and how we collect personal information, how it is stored, and where it goes after we get it, in order to protect your personal information.
- Right to ask us to erase your personal information: You may ask us to erase the personal information we hold about you.
- Right to ask us to restrict data processing: You may ask us to limit the processing of your personal information where you believe that the personal information we hold about you is wrong (to give us enough time to verify if the information needs to be changed), or where processing data is unlawful and you request us to restrict the processing of personal information rather than it being erased.

You can see more about these rights at:
https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/

AUTOMATIC COLLECTION:
Our servers automatically recognize visitor’s domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). No personal information about you is revealed in this process. The Site may also gather anonymous “traffic data” that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.

COOKIES.
From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications. Cookies are small data files that are served by our platform and stored on your device. The Site uses cookies generated by us or third parties for a variety of purposes including to operate and personalize the website. Cookies may also be used to track how you use the site and to target ads to you on other websites. We may use cookies from third party social sites and programs including, but not limited to, Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter. You can choose to disable cookies through your browser or independent programs available online. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our Site may be diminished as some features may not work as they were intended.

To opt out of being targeted via these cookies please visit: www.aboutads.info/choices

SPONSORS AND ADVERTISERS.
We may decide to accept sponsorships and advertisements on the Site. Should this occur, you should assume said sponsors and advertisers will be given access to the impressions and click data on their marketing pieces. Your personally identifiable information will not be shared with these sponsors or advertisers. Use of Your Information In operating the Site, we may use your data in the following ways:
PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We do not disclose your personally identifiable information to any third parties other than those that we use to facilitate the functioning of the Site, such as a hosting company and e-mail program for mailings.
ANONYMOUS INFORMATION.
We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
USE OF COOKIES.
Promotions or advertisements displayed on the Site may contain cookies. We do not have access to or control over information collected by outside advertisers on the Site.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We may disclose any information we have for you if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary under the following circumstances:
(i) to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served upon us;

(ii) to protect and defend our rights, property or the users of the Site; and

(iii) to act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site.

SALE OF INFORMATION.

We do not sell your private information that we obtain from your interactions with any of our website.


Security

The Site has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss to you or to any third party arising

 

Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices related to the Site, please feel free to contact us using the “Contact” link here.

Updates & Changes
We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, and modify this Policy to reflect changes in our practices. Any changes to this Policy in the future will be posted to the Site. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you accept all of its terms. Your continued use of the Site will indicate your agreement to such changes.

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