Last updated: November 16, 2020
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Please read these terms and conditions (this “Agreement” or these “Terms”) carefully. By navigating this website (the “Website”), the User agrees to be bound by the terms of this Agreement.
Little Minimalist offers, through its transactional website, a selection of baby, children, women or maternity clothing and accessories, house items, as well as other website features (the “Services”).
You must be over 18 years of age in order to access and use the Services and to enter into this Agreement. By navigating the Website and using the Services you warrant that you are over 18 years of age.
ACCOUNT & ELIGIBILITY
Certain of the Services require that you sign up for an account. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all information you submit to Little Minimalist are truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of all such information; (c) you will uphold and respect these Terms at all times; (d) your use of the Services does not violate any applicable law or regulation; (e) you will safeguard and protect your account information. You will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account or your password or any transaction by you and anyone other than you made with your account. Your account may be deleted without warning if we believe that you violate any of these Terms.
Little Minimalist offers a rewards program called “Mini rewards”. By using the Services, User agrees that he or she may receive information or solicitation regarding Mini rewards. Little Minimalist reserves the right to modify the conditions of Mini rewards at any time and at its sole discretion.
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Services and/or have a Little Minimalist account (the “Term”). You may terminate your account at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions in the account management page or contacting us. Little Minimalist may terminate or suspend your account at any time, without notice and in its sole discretion if we believe that you have breached this Agreement. After your account is terminated, this Agreement will terminate, except for the provisions of the sections labelled “Intellectual Property”, “No Liability”, “No Warranty”, “Indemnity”, “Severability, Force Majeure, Entire Agreement and Headings”, “Representations and Warranties”, and “Governing Law”.
You may cancel your account at any time by selecting the option through your account management page or by contacting us. After cancelling your account, this Agreement will terminate, except for your obligations towards Little Minimalist under this Agreement or any other agreement, and the provisions of the sections labelled “Intellectual Property”, “No Liability”, “No Warranty”, “Indemnity”, “Severability, Force Majeure, Entire Agreement and Headings”, “Representations and Warranties”, and “Governing Law”.
ORDERS AND PAYMENT
These Terms apply to all orders received by Little Minimalist through the Website, and User agrees to be bound by those Terms for all orders placed using his or her account. Little Minimalist accepts payments made with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Paypal, Sezzle ($50CAD minimum), and Interac E-Transfer (Canada only). User will receive a confirmation email for each order placed, which shall be proof of the final validation of the order and payment. Little Minimalist may at any time interrupt or cancel an order or delivery in the event of a refusal of authorization of payment or for any other discretionary reason.
It is the User’s responsibility to ensure the accuracy of any billing and delivery information provided. Little Minimalist cannot under any circumstance be held responsible for any typographical errors resulting in delays or errors in delivery. You may be required to provide identification before your order is shipped.
Cancellations after your order has been placed and processed are subject to a 5% processing fee.
PRICE AND PROMOTIONS
We will honor promotions on out of stock items if the User sends a request to that effect by contacting us before the end of the promotion. The discount will be issued in the form of a store credit of the discount amount, taxes excluded.
All prices are displayed in CAD or USD and exclude applicable taxes and shipping charges. All prices are charged in CAD at checkout. Little Minimalist reserves the right to change any price without prior notice, as well as to discontinue certain items or to modify or revoke certain offers. Little Minimalist does not guarantee the availability of the items displayed on the Website. Images and descriptions appearing on the Website are only for informational purposes. Little Minimalist reserves the right to cancel or refuse a transaction if a typographical error or any other error is made in the price or description of an item.
All Canadian customers will have to pay the sales tax applicable to their province. Customers outside of Canada will not be charged sales tax but remain responsible for the duties and customs applicable to their country upon receipt of the parcel.
DELIVERY AND PICK UP
Orders placed through the Website are usually processed within 2 to 5 business days following the reception of the order. You will receive an email confirmation when your order is shipped or ready for pickup. Delivery times may vary depending on your location and shipping services.
Little Minimalist is not responsible for your parcels if you select the non-tracking option or if the delivery address was incorrectly provided. Please review your order confirmation email and advise us of any change of address immediately; any order returned to us due to an incorrect address being provided will be fully refunded as soon as possible, excluding the full cost of shipping incurred.
You must notify Little Minimalist of any defective or damaged item within 7 days of the reception of your parcel, no compensation or return will be possible after this time.
You may choose the Pickup option as a delivery method, in which case you will be notified by email when your order is ready for pickup. You must provide an ID with picture and the credit card number used for the transaction at the moment of the pickup in the designated office location.
Shipping is charged to Users at checkout, with an option to add route shipping insurance, bearing additional fees. Little Minimalist is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged packages for parcels shipped without the route insurance. Little Minimalist is not responsible for parcels where the tracking method was declined. The following shipping fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice.
For deliveries in Quebec, expedited shipping is free for orders over $150.00 before taxes, $8.95 for orders under $150.00, and $3.00 for items weighing less than 100g shipped by letter mail.
For deliveries elsewhere in Canada, expedited shipping is free for orders over $150.00 before taxes, $3.00 for items weighing less than 100g shipped by letter mail, $12.95 for orders under $150.00 CAD. Some exceptions apply for the territories of Nunavut, North Western Territories and Yukon, with a flat rate of $15.00 on all orders and free shipping on orders over $300.00.
For deliveries in the US, shipping is free for orders over $150.00, $5.95 for USPS First Class Mail for parcels under 300g, $9.95 for USPS First Class Mail for parcels between 301g and 1kg, $12.95 for USPS Priority Mail for parcels between 1kg and 2kg, $19.95 for USPS Parcel service for parcels over 2kg, and $38.00 for DHL Express service.
We have currently suspended most International shipping destinations due to extreme delays.
RETURN AND EXCHANGE POLICY
Orders paid by credit card can be cancelled before shipping, in which case User will be charged a 4% cancellation fee to cover the non-refundable credit card processing fee.
To request a refund or exchange, please fill out our Return Form within 7 days of receiving your order. No return will be accepted without an email authorization sent by Little Minimalist. Returned items must be received within 14 days of the delivery date to be eligible for a refund or store credit on regular priced merchandise. Returns received after 14 days can only be issued in the form of store credits.
Refunds are normally processed within 5 days of receipt or merchandise by Little Minimalist and credited back in the original form of payment within 3 to 5 working days. Refunds will be for the original order amount less the shipping cost. All orders placed using Sezzle will only be eligible for Store Credit, subject to these return conditions.
All merchandise must be returned unworn, unwashed and in original condition with all tags attached, or the return will not be processed nor will the order be sent back to the User. All swimwear, preloved, sale and promotional discount items are final sale and cannot be returned.
The User is responsible for the shipping of his returns to Little Minimalist and all associated costs. We recommend that you use a service which provides a tracking number to ship your returns, as we are not responsible for delayed or lost packages.
During the Term, Little Minimalist grants Users a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable license to use the Services on the terms set forth in this Agreement. User agrees that all rights, title and interest in and to all the intellectual property rights in the Services, and all modifications, extensions, scripts and other derivative works of the Services provided or developed by Little Minimalist are owned exclusively by Little Minimalist or its licensors. All rights not granted to User in this Agreement are reserved by Little Minimalist.
User shall not (i) decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reverse engineer or attempt to reconstruct or discover any source code, underlying ideas, algorithms, file formats or programming or interoperability interfaces of or used by the Services, by any means whatsoever; (ii) distribute viruses or other harmful or malicious computer code via or into the Services; (iii) engage in any conduct that disrupts or impedes a third party’s use and enjoyment of the Services; (iv) remove any product identification, copyright or other notices from the Services; (v) sell, lease, lend, assign, sublicense, grant access or otherwise transfer or disclose the Services in whole or in part, to any third party; (vi) use the Services for timesharing, service bureau or hosting purposes or otherwise use, resell, sublicense, distribute or transfer or allow others to use the Services to or for the benefit of third parties; (vii) modify or incorporate into or with other software or create a derivative work of any part of the Services; (viii) use the output or other information generated by the Services for any purpose other than as contemplated by this Agreement; (ix) use the Services for any use other than User’s personal use; (x) use unauthorized modified versions of the Services, including without limitation, for the purpose of building a similar or competitive product or service or for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Services; or (xi) use the Services in any way that is contrary to applicable local, state/provincial, federal and foreign laws, including without limitation those relating to privacy, electronic communications and anti-spam legislation. Little Minimalist retains all title to, and, except as expressly licensed herein, all rights to the Services, all copies, derivatives and improvements thereof and all related documentation and materials.
The Services contain copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, and the entire contents of the Services are copyrighted as a collective work under copyright laws. Little Minimalist owns a copyright or displays copyrighted material on exclusive authorization provided by a third party in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. User may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of Little Minimalist and the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. No license or right of use with regards to intellectual property is conferred or can be inferred from the use of the Website in favor of Users.
The Services may allow you to submit, post, display or upload content including but not limited to text, files, photos and other materials (together the “Content”). You retain ownership of your Content, but by uploading or entering it onto the Website, you are granting us a license to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, publish, transmit, host and display that Content for the purpose of (i) providing you the Services and associated support; (ii) analyzing and improving the operation of the Services; and (iii) promotion and advertisement.
Behavior which is violent, harmful, abusive and disruptive will not be tolerated and will result in immediate termination of this Agreement and termination of your account. You may not post, upload, publish, submit or transmit any content which.
discriminates against or harasses anyone on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age or sexual orientation;
is violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any other person or animal;
is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar or offensive;
is fraudulent, false, misleading (directly or by omission or failure to update information) or deceptive.
We reserve the right to remove Content on the Website that Little Minimalist, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable. The Agreement with a User who violates the provisions of this section shall be immediately terminated and their account disabled.
Little Minimalist and User shall each retain in confidence all information received from the other party pursuant to or in connection with this Agreement that the disclosing party identifies as being proprietary and/or confidential or that, by the nature of the circumstances surrounding the disclosure, ought in good faith to be treated as proprietary and/or confidential ("Confidential Information"), and will make no use of such Confidential Information except as necessary to fulfill their respective obligations under the terms and during the term of this Agreement. Little Minimalist may collect some Confidential Information from User which includes, without limitation, their name, phone number, email address and postal address. Either party may disclose such information in confidence to its immediate legal and financial consultants as required in the ordinary course of that party's business. The restrictions set forth above will not apply to (i) information previously known to the receiving party without reference to the disclosing party's Confidential Information, (ii) information which is or becomes publicly known through no wrongful act of the receiving party, (iii) information that is independently developed by either of the parties, or (iv) information required to be disclosed pursuant to applicable law.
TERMINATION & SUSPENSION
In the event of breach of this Agreement by User, Little Minimalist may terminate this Agreement by giving User written notice specifying the nature of the breach in reasonable detail and Little Minimalist’s intention to terminate (a "Termination Notice"). If the breach has not been cured within the period ending thirty (30) days following delivery of the Termination Notice, then this Agreement shall automatically terminate. If User is in breach of any of the provisions of this Agreement under the sections labelled “Licence”, “Your Content” or “Confidential Information”, then Little Minimalist may immediately suspend or terminate User's use of the Services.
Little Minimalist may also suspend User’s access to the Services immediately without notice if Little Minimalist, in its sole discretion, believes: (1) such suspension is required by law; or (2) there is a security or privacy risk to User. Any suspension of User’s access to the Services will not limit or waive Little Minimalist’s rights to terminate this Agreement or User’s access to the Services.
Upon termination of this Agreement, User shall discontinue its use of the Services. Notwithstanding the previous sentence, termination of this Agreement by Little Minimalist shall not restrict Little Minimalist from pursuing any other remedies available to it, including injunctive relief.
User agrees that following termination of User’s account and/or use of the Services, Little Minimalist may immediately deactivate User’s account and delete User data. User further agrees that Little Minimalist shall not be liable to User nor to any third party for any termination of User access to the Services or deletion of User data.
THIRD PARTY SERVICES
Little Minimalist may from time to time recommend, provide you with access to, or enable third party software, applications, products, services or website links (collectively, “Third Party Services”) for your consideration or use. Such Third Party Services are made available only as a convenience, and purchase, access, or use of any such Third Party Services is solely between you and the applicable third party services provider (“Third Party Provider”). Any use by you of Third Party Services offered through the Services or the Website is entirely at your own risk and discretion, and it is your responsibility to read the terms and conditions and/or privacy policies applicable to such Third Party Services before using them. Under no circumstances shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive, extraordinary, exemplary or other damages whatsoever, that result from any Third Party Services or your contractual relationship with any Third Party Provider. These limitations shall apply even if Little Minimalist has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Little Minimalist works to keep the Website bug-free and safe but the User agrees to use the Services at User’s own risk. Little Minimalist is providing the Services “as is” and “as available” without any representations and warranties, express, implied or statutory, not expressly set out in these Terms, including the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. In addition, neither Little Minimalist, its affiliates nor any of their respective employees, agents, third party content providers or licensors make any representation, warranty, or guarantee regarding the reliability, timeliness, quality, suitability or availability of the Website or any services or goods requested through the use of the Website, or that the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free.
Little Minimalist will not be liable for any damages that may be caused by technical, technological or human error, problem, malfunction, defect of the network, online computer systems, servers, computer equipment, software, data transmission or congestion of the Website.
In no event shall Little Minimalist or its respective suppliers or affiliates be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, or any damages or loss arising from the Services provided, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other civil liability action, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Services except in the case of intentional or gross fault.
These Terms of Service shall be construed in accordance with the laws applicable in the province of Quebec, Canada, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. User hereby agrees, for any dispute or controversy arising under or in connection with this Agreement or resulting from the Services or Corporation’s website shall be settled exclusively by the courts of the judicial district of Montreal.
SEVERABILITY, FORCE MAJEURE, ENTIRE AGREEMENT AND HEADINGS
If one or more of the provisions of this Agreement is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect by a court of competent jurisdiction, then the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall be unaffected. Neither party shall be deemed in default or otherwise liable for any delay in or failure of its performance under this Agreement (other than payment obligations) by reason of any act of God, fire, natural disaster, accident, act of government, shortage of materials or supplies, failure of transportation or communication or of suppliers of goods or services, or any other cause to the extent it is beyond the reasonable control of such party. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous written, electronic or oral communications, representations, agreements or understandings between the parties with respect thereto. The headings in this Agreement have been inserted solely for ease of reference and shall not modify, in any manner whatsoever, the meaning or scope of the provisions hereof.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
User represents and warrants that currently and throughout the Term (i) it is fully authorized to enter into this Agreement and that User is fully authorized to use the Services; and (ii) User is and will remain in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations with respect to its activities related to this Agreement, including but not limited to privacy laws. User agrees to comply with all of Little Minimalist’s policies and all laws, rules and regulations relating to the use of the Services. Any violation of this section may result in loss of features, up to and including termination of User’s account. User will indemnify Little Minimalist for any costs, fines or damages incurred by Little Minimalist due to User's failure to comply with this section.
The parties hereto have expressly required that this Agreement be drafted in English. Les parties aux présentes ont expressément exigé que la présente entent