Sites Governed by Terms and Conditions
Changes to Terms and Conditions
Harbor Freight may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time, at its sole discretion, by posting an updated version on the Sites. Any changes that we make will be effective immediately upon posting. Please check this page periodically for changes. You will be able to determine if there have been changes since your previous visit by viewing the Last Updated information that appears at the bottom of these Terms and Conditions. Certain provisions of these Terms and Conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at the Sites.
Use of Site
The design and all text, graphics, information, content, and other material displayed on or that can be downloaded from any of the Sites are either the property of, or used with permission by, Harbor Freight and are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws and may not be used except as permitted in these Terms and Conditions or with the prior written permission of the owner of such material. You may not modify the information or materials located on any of the Sites in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use any such materials for any public or commercial purpose. Any unauthorized use of any such information or materials may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, laws of privacy and publicity, and other laws and regulations.
Trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos used or displayed on the Sites are registered and unregistered trademarks, trade names and service marks of Harbor Freight and its affiliates. Nothing contained on any of the Sites grants or should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademarks, trade names, service marks or logos displayed on any of the Sites without the prior written permission of Harbor Freight.
Linking to the Sites
Creating or maintaining any link from another Web site to any page on any of the Sites without Harbor Freight's prior written permission is prohibited. Running or displaying any of the Sites or any material displayed on any of the Sites in frames or through similar means on another Web site without Harbor Freight's prior written permission is prohibited. Any permitted links to any of the Sites must comply will all applicable laws, rule and regulations.
Third Party Links
From time to time, the Sites may contain links to Web sites that are not owned, operated or controlled by Harbor Freight, or its affiliates. All such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave our Site. Neither Harbor Freight nor any of its affiliates are responsible for any content, materials or other information located on or accessible from any other Web site. Neither Harbor Freight nor any of its affiliates endorse, guarantee, or make any representations or warranties regarding any other Web site, or any content, materials or other information located or accessible from such Web sites, or the results that you may obtain from using such Web sites. If you decide to access any other Web site linked to or from one of the Sites, you do so entirely at your own risk.
User Information and User Content
Other than personally identifiable information, which is subject to Harbor Freight’s Privacy and Security Policy, any material, information, suggestions, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, questions, comments, reviews, messages, recommendations, or other communication or other user-generated content (including, without limitation, videos, photos or other materials or items) you transmit or post to any Site in any manner ("User Content") are and will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, even if the User Content is in a password-protected area. Harbor Freight, and each of its affiliates and/or their designees, may use any or all User Content for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, reproduction, transmission, disclosure, publication, broadcast, development, manufacturing and/or marketing, in any manner whatsoever, for any or all commercial or non-commercial purposes. Without limiting the foregoing, Harbor Freight reserves the right to use any User Content as it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, deleting, editing, modifying, rejecting, or refusing to post it. Harbor Freight is under no obligation to offer you any payment for User Content that you submit or the opportunity to edit, delete or otherwise modify User Content once it has been submitted to Harbor Freight. Harbor Freight shall have no duty to attribute authorship of User Content to you, and shall not be obligated to enforce any form of attribution by third parties. If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including rights of attribution or integrity) in any User Content, you hereby declare that (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the User Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the User Content by Harbor Freight or each of its affiliates and/or their designees; (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the User Content; and (d) you forever release Harbor Freight and its affiliates and/or their designees, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against any of them by virtue of any such moral rights. You also permit any other user to access, view, store, or reproduce the User Content for that user's personal use. If User Content is shared with third parties, those third parties may have retained copies of your User Content. In addition, if we make use of your User Content before you deleted it, we will continue to have the right to make, duplicate, redistribute, and sublicense those pre-existing uses, even after you delete the User Content. Terminating your account on a Site will not automatically delete your User Content.
You are solely responsible for your use of any comment sections, discussion forums, bulletin boards or other interactive features (“Interactive Areas”) and use them at your own risk. Harbor Freight is not responsible for User Content submitted to any Site or posted in comments sections, chat rooms, on bulletin boards or on other Interactive Areas by users of any Site. Harbor Freight may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any User Content, and you agree that neither Harbor Freight nor its affiliates and/or their designees will be liable for User Content or any loss or damage resulting from User Content. Harbor Freight shall have no obligations to use, return, review, or respond to any User Content. Harbor Freight will have no liability related to the content of any such User Content, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise, and you represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant to Harbor Freight the rights granted above and that none of your User Content are defamatory, violate any rights of third parties (including intellectual property rights or rights of publicity or privacy), or violate applicable law.
Harbor Freight may refuse or remove any User Content without notice to you. Without limiting the foregoing, Harbor Freight retains the right to remove any or all User Content that includes any material Harbor Freight deems inappropriate or unacceptable.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Without in any way limiting the foregoing, if you submit any User Content or participate in an Interactive Area, you agree to abide by the following rules of conduct:
• you will not upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that (a) violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others; (b) is offensive (such as, but not limited to, expressions of bigotry, racism, abusiveness, vulgarity, obscenity or profanity); (c) violates or promotes violation of any law or advocates or provides instruction on activity that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability; (d) contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services without the prior written permission of Harbor Freight in its sole and absolute discretion; (e) does not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any Interactive Area;
• you will not impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any Harbor Freight employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
• you will not interfere with any other user's right to privacy, including by harvesting or collecting personally-identifiable information about any other user or posting private information about a third party;
• you will not upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content, software or other materials that contain a virus or other harmful or disruptive component;
• you will not interfere with or disrupt any Site or the servers or networks connected to any Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to any Site;
• you will not upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation; and
• you will not upload, post, or otherwise transmit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right, and you bear the burden of demonstrating that any User Content is not protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right. Without in any way limiting the foregoing, you represent and warrant that you have the consent of each and every identifiable natural person in any submission to use such persons name or likeness in the manner contemplated by Harbor Freight and that any person who appears in your submission who is a current member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Television and Radio Actors (AFTRA) or any other rights society is not entitled to compensation by Harbor Freight.
Any conduct that in Harbor Freight’s sole discretion restricts or inhibits anyone else from using or enjoying any Site will not be permitted. In addition to any remedies that Harbor Freight may have at law or in equity, if Harbor Freight reasonably determines that you have violated or are likely to violate the foregoing prohibitions, Harbor Freight may take any action they reasonably deem necessary to cure or prevent the violation, including without limitation, the immediate removal from this Site of the related materials. Harbor Freight will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order or subpoena requesting or directing Harbor Freight to disclose the identity of anyone posting such materials.
Account and Password
If you use any Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.
Privacy and Security
We respect the privacy of our customers. Please read our Privacy and Security Policy which is designed to help you understand what information we gather online and what we do with that information. Privacy and Security Policy
Harbor Freight tries to ensure that the information provided on any of our Sites or in any Harbor Freight catalog or advertisement is accurate and up-to-date but due to the risk that the information may be compromised by software or procedural errors, Harbor Freight does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on any Site or in any Harbor Freight catalog or advertisement. Without in any way limiting the foregoing, Harbor Freight disclaims any and all responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information or other content in User Content. Harbor Freight reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). Please note that such errors, inaccuracies or omissions may relate to product description, pricing and availability. Photos may vary. Pricing and shipping and handling rates are subject to change without notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
YOUR USE OF THE SITES IS AT YOUR RISK. THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. NEITHER HARBOR FREIGHT, NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS OR SUPPLIERS WARRANTS THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES ON THROUGH THE SITES. THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES ON OR THROUGH THE SITES MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND NEITHER HARBOR FREIGHT, NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS OR SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY COMMITMENT OR ASSUMES ANY DUTY TO UPDATE SUCH MATERIALS OR SERVICES. THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES DO NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY SUCH PROHIBITIONS.
ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH ANY OF THE SITES ARE SUBJECT ONLY TO ANY APPLICABLE WARRANTIES OF THEIR RESPECTIVE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND SUPPLIERS, IF ANY. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, HARBOR FREIGHT HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES LISTED OR PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH ANY OF THE SITES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, HARBOR FREIGHT HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR PRODUCT DEFECT OR FAILURE, CLAIMS THAT ARE DUE TO NORMAL WEAR, PRODUCT MISUSE, ABUSE, PRODUCT MODIFICATION, IMPROPER PRODUCT SELECTION, NON-COMPLIANCE WITH ANY CODES, OR MISAPPROPRIATION. HARBOR FREIGHT MAKES NO WARRANTIES TO THOSE DEFINED AS "CONSUMERS" IN THE MAGNUSON-MOSS WARRANTY-FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION IMPROVEMENTS ACT. THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES DO NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY SUCH PROHIBITIONS.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Harbor Freight and its service providers assume no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer, telecommunication equipment, or other property caused by or arising from your access to, use of, or browsing any Site or your downloading of any materials, from any Site. IN NO EVENT WILL HARBOR FREIGHT, ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, NOR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION OR TRANSMISSION OF ANY SITE BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF ANY OF THE SITES, ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO ANY OF THE SITES, OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH WEB SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY DO NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY SUCH PROHIBITIONS.
IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH ANY OF THE SITES OR ANY CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THE SITES. IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH ANY OF THE SITES, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY, IF ANY, IS FROM THE MANUFACTURER OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SUPPLIER OF SUCH SERVICES, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH MANUFACTURER'S OR SUPPLIER'S WARRANTY, OR TO SEEK A RETURN AND REFUND FOR SUCH PRODUCT OR SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RETURNS AND REFUNDS POLICIES POSTED ON THE APPLICABLE SITE.
Choice of Law; Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions supersede any other agreement between you and Harbor Freight to the extent necessary to resolve any inconsistency or ambiguity between them. These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, USA, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts, tribunals, agencies and other dispute resolution organizations in Los Angeles, California, USA in all disputes (a) arising out of, relating to, or concerning any of the Sites and/or these Terms and Conditions, (b) in which any of the Sites and/or these Terms and Conditions are an issue or a material fact, or (c) in which any of the Sites and/or these Terms and Conditions are referenced in a paper filed in a court, tribunal, agency or other dispute resolution organization. Use of any of the Sites is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give full effect to all provisions of these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation this paragraph and the warranty disclaimers and liability exclusions above. Harbor Freight has endeavored to comply with all legal requirements known to it in creating and maintaining each of the Sites, but makes no representation that materials on any of the Sites are appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction. Use of any of the Sites is unauthorized in any jurisdiction where all or any portion of such Site may violate any legal requirements and you agree not to access such Site in any such jurisdiction. You are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. Any use in contravention of this provision or any provision of these Terms and Conditions is at your own risk and, if any part of these Terms and Conditions are invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, 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 the Terms and Conditions shall govern such use.
With the prior agreement of Harbor Freight, any claim, dispute or controversy arising out of, relating to or concerning any of the Sites and/or these Terms and Conditions shall be decided by binding arbitration in accordance with the Rules of the American Arbitration Association and any such arbitration proceedings shall be brought and held in Los Angeles, California, USA. The decisions of the arbitrators shall be binding and conclusive upon all parties involved and judgment upon any award of the arbitrators may be entered by any court having competent jurisdiction. This provision shall be specifically enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction.
You or we may suspend or terminate your account or your use of any of the Sites at any time, for any reason or for no reason. You are personally liable for any orders that you place or charges that you incur prior to termination. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any aspect of any of the Sites at any time without notice.
If you do not understand any of the foregoing Terms and Conditions or if you have any questions or comments, we invite you to call our Customer Service Department at 1-800-444-3353 Monday through Friday 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. PST and Sunday 6:00 am to 6:00 pm PST.
These Terms and Conditions, the Privacy and Security Policy, and terms of sale constitute the entire agreement between you and Harbor Freight with respect to the Sites. This agreement supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Harbor Freight with respect to the Sites. No modification of this agreement shall be effective unless it is authored by Harbor Freight, or unless it is physically signed in blue ink by a Harbor Freight executive officer. Any alleged waiver of any breach of this agreement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any future breach. A printed version of this agreement and/or of any notice given by Harbor Freight in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement or your use of any of the Sites to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained by Harbor Freight in printed form.
All other trademarks not owned by Harbor Freight or its affiliates that appear on any of the Sites are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Harbor Freight or its affiliates or subsidiaries.
Terms and Conditions of 10 Business Day Money Back Guarantee
This offer is only available to you if you have never directly placed an order at www.harborfreight.com before. If for any reason you're not completely satisfied with a product in your first order placed directly on www.harborfreight.com, simply contact customer service to request a return authorization within the 10 business day trial period for a full refund (including shipping and return shipping). The trial period begins the day your product is shipped from our warehouse to you. The following restrictions apply:
1. Overweight items cannot be returned for refund under our “10-Business Day Money Back Guarantee.”
2. Shipping is only refunded for products shipped in the 48 contiguous states of the United States.
3. Please contact Customer Service either by calling 1-800-444-3353 or by emailing email@example.com to receive a Return Authorization Number within ten business days of the date your order is shipped from our warehouse. Please make sure to provide your name and invoice number and a brief description of the reason(s) for the return.
4. Pack the product in its original box. If you do not have the original box, please let us know when you contact us.
5. Returned products must be in “saleable” condition (as determined by Harbor Freight Tools in its sole discretion). All original accessories and factory packaging must be included, complete with unmarked manuals. Components that have been damaged due to misuse or negligence will be assessed a fee in order to restore the unit to “saleable” condition. Harbor Freight Tools reserves the right to deduct this fee from your refund.
6. Harbor Freight Tools will pay the cost of return shipments that are shipped via SmartPost or regular ground shipping. Return shipments must be tendered to the shipper within 1 week after the Return Authorization Number is issued.
7. We are not responsible for loss or damage resulting from return shipping. We recommend you insure the package in case of theft, damage or loss by the shipping carrier.
8. After we receive your returned product in accordance with all of these terms, it will be inspected and a credit will be issued to the same credit card account within 10 days of receipt of your returned product.
9. No refund will be given for items that do not meet our return conditions.
10. This offer may be cancelled at any time, but such cancellation will not affect orders placed while the offer is still in effect and returned in accordance with these Return Conditions.
Last Updated February 10, 2011