Terms & Policies

Please read through these terms and policies carefully before using clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites. By using these or any related Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC web pages you are agreeing to all of our terms and conditions.

Shipping & Handling

Once you’ve placed your order, please allow 2 to 3 business days to process all orders then refer to our Shipping Schedule for estimated delivery times. Each order shipped can take up to 2-14 business days for delivery based on delivery option.

ALL ORDERS ARE SHIPPED VIA UPS

A delivery confirmation will be provided so you can track every shipment. Orders may be expedited upon request for an applicable fee. *A rush handling fee is included on all expedited orders and will be applied at checkout.

Rush Orders are available at current shipping rates for:
Next Day | 2-Day

  • All expedited orders must be received by 1PM (est) on the day the order is placed.
  • Any orders received after 1PM (est) will not be processed until the following day.
  • Add (1) business day for processing a Rush Order.
  • Rush orders are only applicable to in-stock items.
  • Flat Rate and Free Shipping sales/promotions do not apply on rush orders.

Sales Tax

Maryland residents will be subject to pay 6% Maryland Sales Tax on all orders purchased.

Back-Order Policy

You may purchase out of stock items on back-order terms, meaning the item will be shipped once it has been restocked. Estimated restocking time is 14-21 business days (keep in mind this may vary during holiday and peek seasons). By agreeing to purchase a back-ordered item, you understand that any order that includes a back-order will be held until the back-ordered item(s) becomes available.  If you would like to have your back-order item(s) to ship separately, so that your full order may ship on time, you must place a separate order for the back-ordered item(s). Orders can not be split once the order has been made. Payment for the back-ordered item is collected at the time the order is placed and your credit card is charged immediately. You will receive a shipping notice once your back-ordered item(s) ship, along with a tracking number so you may track the arrival date.

Refund & Exchanges

RETURN POLICY
You may return unopened and unused items up to 3 business days, for a full refund or exchange less a 20% restocking fee. You will need to notify the company [here] to obtain a Return Authorization Form, that will need to be returned with the item(s). Be sure to provide your name, email, order #, and reason for the return. You can also use the helpdesk option once logged into your account to request a return/exchange. All returns will carry a 20% restocking fee.

Items that have been returned for an exchange may only be exchanged once. All returned/exchanged items must be unused, in their original packaging and contain all original paperwork. All sales are final after 3 business days. No shipping charges will be refunded. Return/Exchange of merchandise is at the customer’s expense, and refunds/exchanges will be processed once goods are received, inspected, and approved free of damages.

Any items deemed damaged will not be approved for a return or exchange, this includes damage created during shipping. It is the return sender’s responsibility to properly package the items for receipt free of damage during shipping transit.

DAMAGED ITEMS
You may report damaged items received in your shipment up to 3 business days of receipt of goods. You will need to notify the company [here] to report any damages. Each incident is reviewed on an individual basis.

FINAL SALE
All sale items and/or any items purchased at a trade show/convention from Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC are final.  No exchanges or refunds will be offered.

GIFTED ITEMS
No returns allowed on gifted items. We only accept exchanges on gifted items, that are unopened and unused for equal or lesser of the present value of the gifted item at the time of inquiry for the exchange. Any gifted items that have been placed on sale are FINAL SALE ONLY and we will not provide an exchange.

Terms of Use

Clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com are registered to Clear and Simple Stamps,LLC, which does business in the United States. Please read through the Terms of Use prior to using the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites.

Consent

By using the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites you fully agree to the Terms of Use. If you do not agree, please cease to use these sites any further. We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice. Your continued use of the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites after posting of changes and amendments constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Privacy

Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC will not collect information about you personally (name, address, telephone, or email) unless you provide it to us voluntarily. We never share, trade, or sell any information for any purpose. Please review our full Privacy Policy outlined below.

Copyright and Trademarks

The Copyright to clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites is held by Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC and protected by the United States and international copyright laws and treaties. All text, images, graphical design elements, photographs, illustrations, metal dies, written or visual materials are copyrights of Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC and are prohibited from being downloaded, uploaded, photocopied, republished, posted, electronically transmitted, hand copied, reproduced, replica renderings, replicated with similar likeness, distributed, or displayed in anyway unless otherwise noted. Any unauthorized use of any content found on the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites is strictly prohibited.

The following are trademarks (registered or otherwise) in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and owned by Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC: Clear and Simple Stamps, Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC, CSS Daily, CSS Signature Color Collection, Simple Felt, Simple Cuts. Unauthorized use of these trademarks is strictly prohibited and will be enforced to the full letter of the law.

Disclaimer

The clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites is provided without warranties of any kind, with express or implied warranty is made as to the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information contained in or accessible from the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites, or that they will be free from viruses or interruptions of service. The user assumes all risk and responsibility for his or her use of clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites.

Legal Action

Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC is a Maryland business entity. The laws of Maryland govern this policy. The state and federal courts for Montgomery County, Maryland will have exclusive jurisdiction over any proceeding arising from this policy. Any failure of Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC to enforce any of its rights will not constitute a waiver of any such rights to do so.

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites. By using these web sites you fully agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. At Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC we respect that the privacy of your personal information is imperative. Your information is kept strictly confidential at all times.

Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC will not collect information about you personally (name, address, telephone, or email) unless you provide it to us voluntarily. If you sign up for eNewsletter distribution we will ask for your email address. If you make purchases we will ask for your name, address, telephone number, email, and credit card information in order to process payment, ship purchases and provide tracking updates and information. If you choose not to provide this information you can continue to use the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites, however you will not be able to purchase items or receive email updates, news and information.

We never share, trade, or sell any information for any purpose. Any information provided through the online store is kept confidential and never distributed. Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC takes data security very seriously and uses SSL technology for privacy and to keep your information secure. However, we can not absolutely prevent all unintended and misuse of your personal information, thus we will not be held liable for security breaches or if personal information may become compromised while using clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless clearandsimplestamps.com, clearandsimplestampsonline.com and Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC, its owners, employees, contractors, affiliates and such from and against any loss, costs, expenses, fees, claims, related legal fees, damages and liability to or associated with your use of the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites.

Children

You must be 18 years of age or older to use the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sites. If you are not 18 years of age, you may only use this web site under the supervision of a parent or guardian.

Effective Date and Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC Privacy Policy came into effect January 2, 2008. The Privacy Policy on the clearandsimplestamps.com and clearandsimplestampsonline.com web sitesmay be amended at any time without notice. Be sure to read the Clear and Simple Stamps Privacy Policy with every internet use to stay informed on any changes to the policy.

(last updated October 30, 2014)

Angel Policy

Our stamp sets are hand illustrated and exclusively designed for Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC. All images are copyrighted and have protected marks, thus adhering to United States and International copyright laws and treaties. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

Our products are to be used for personal papercrafting. We do recognize that some of our customers do make projects for sale. When you purchase from Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC you are agreeing to the United States  and International copyright laws and treaties. All text, images, graphical design elements, photographs, illustrations, metal dies, written or visual materials are copyrights of Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC and are prohibited from being downloaded, uploaded, photocopied, republished, posted, electronically transmitted, hand copied, reproduced, replica renderings, replicated with similar likeness, distributed, or displayed in anyway unless otherwise noted.

We give permission to sell stamped art, and assembled works derived from our metal dies provided the following criteria are met:

  1. All stamped art is individually hand-stamped and not mechanically reproduced using any other methods including hand-copying images or die lines.
  2. The Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC images will not be used to create any logos or company trademarks.
  3. Person(s) selling stamped art assume all liability for their works and agree to indemnify Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC and its artist(s) from disputes arising from their work.
  4. Stamped works sold will be in reasonable standards of good taste.
  5. The Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC copyright must be visible and legible on all merchandise created for sale. (Copyright logo stamps are available for purchase)
  6. Person(s) creating hand-stamped stamp art for sale are responsible for complying with state and local business tax regulations and requirements.
  7. Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC is a Maryland business entity. The laws of Maryland govern this policy. The state and federal courts for Montgomery County, Maryland will have exclusive jurisdiction over any proceeding arising from this policy. Any failure of Clear and Simple Stamps, LLC to enforce any of its rights will not constitute a waiver of any such rights to do so.