Terms & Conditions

© House of Piping 2018. All Rights Reserved. 
By using the House of Piping website, the user enters into a contractual agreement to follow all stipulations under the Terms and Conditions, Shipping & Returns Policy, and Privacy Policy pages.

Sharing our website:

No part of this website or any of its contents may be reproduced, copied, modified or adapted, without the prior written consent of the operators of House of Piping.

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For any other mode of sharing, please contact the author at info@houseofpiping.com.

Commercial use and distribution of the contents of the website is not allowed without express and prior written consent of the author.

Membership and use of services

Those seeking membership, holding current membership, or having previously held membership (hereinafter "Member" or "Members") with House of Piping (hereinafter "House of Piping"), as well as those persons, organizations, or groups seeking the services of House of Piping's Members (hereinafter "Clients") agree to abide by the following agreement "Agreement".

1. Compensation and Payment:

a) It is understood that neither the Member nor House of Piping intends that the Member shall be, or deemed to be, an employee nor an independent contractor of House of Piping at any point.

b) No employment or income taxes will be withheld and the Member is responsible for complying with any and all applicable state and federal law and Internal Revenue Service regulations pertaining to withholding of taxes, and also for complying with any union or federation rules pertaining to deduction for dues and any health or welfare fund, and any other union or federation deduction or payment.

c) It is understood that all payments and/or arrangements for payment related to bookings are to be made directly between Members and Clients and should be governed by separate agreements or contracts agreed to by both parties. House of Piping is not liable  for any issues, disputes, or legal activity arising from any such disputes.

d) House of Piping makes no guarantees whatsoever with respect to website traffic, inquiries, or booked business for performers.

2. Termination:

If a membership is cancelled the listing will be removed within 48 hours no costs will be reimbursed, prorated or otherwise. Cancellation of membership renders this agreement null and void and 

House of Piping reserves the right to refuse membership to any persons seeking membership and refuse service to any persons, organizations, or groups seeking requesting a bagpiper through houseofpiping.com.

3. Insurance:

This Agreement will not relieve Members of any obligation or liability imposed or assumed under this Contract, including specifically the obligations set forth in the indemnification language in section 4 of this Contract, nor any obligation or liability imposed by operation of law.

4. Indemnification:

Members and Clients shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless House of Piping, House of Piping's officers, employees, attorneys, agents, successors and assigns ("House of Piping Parties") from any damages, costs, liabilities, settlements amounts and/or expenses (including attorneys' fees and costs) incurred by an/or imposed upon any and/or all House of Piping Parties in connection with any claim, suit, action, or demand arising out of or relating to: (a) Members' or Clients' negligence or willful misconduct; (b) any injury to persons or damage to property caused by Members' or Clients' activities under this Agreement (including, but not limited to, injury to persons or damage to property incurred by the Member, the Client, and/or their employees); and/or (c) a breach of this Agreement by the Member or Client.

5. Damage to Equipment:

House of Piping shall not be liable for any damage to, or loss of any equipment arising from participating in a booking made through House of Piping. In no event shall House of Piping be liable for the criminal acts of others.

6. California Law Prevails:

The laws of the State of California shall govern the interpretation and enforcement of this Agreement. All disputes arising out of related to this Agreement shall be resolved in Santa Clara County by the courts of the State of California. 

7. Entire Agreement:

This Agreement represents, in its entirety, the understanding of the parties and with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement, superseding any prior oral or written understandings. No subsequent agreements or modifications hereof, whether express or implied, shall bind the parties unless the same be in writing and signed by the parties. This Agreement may be amended only with the written consent of all parties.

Shipping & Returns Policy

Custom orders, and cut fabric are non-refundable and cannot be returned.

To keep with our secure process, payment information is generally not saved by House of Piping (unless the customer wishes for us to do so). To process returns and exchanges, we will need to ask for the customer’s payment information. If sending a return or exchange by mail, please include the payment information on the returns form and put in the parcel or phone us with the details. Visit our shipping and returns page for more details.

If the item the customer orders is in stock, it will be shipped as soon as possible. Items not in stock will vary in shipping time. Shipping times are estimates and are dependent on customs delays and the postal service.

Privacy Policy

We understand how important it is to protect your personal information. Our aim is to ensure that each time you shop with House of Piping, your experience will be safe and secure. In keeping with that goal, we have developed this Privacy Policy to explain our practices for the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information. 

What information do we collect?

For orders placed online and by phone, it is necessary that we record your personal information including your name, address, phone number, and email address. Online and phone orders will also require us to ask for your credit card information.

What do we do with this information?

All customer information is stored in our secure server and is not accessed until payment is required. Upon this time, we will use your information to process the order and send you the tracking information (if you have provided us with an email address). We may also use your email information to send you promotional flyers and special offers. We promise to not sell your information for third-party solicitation purposes.

Newsletters and Updates:

House of Piping offers newsletters and flyers via email. You may choose to stop receiving these communications at any time. Each of these emails will include a link to quickly and easily unsubscribe and decline further emails.