Minneapolis Community & Technical College Bookstore Website Terms & Conditions
The Minneapolis Community & Technical College Bookstore (MCTC). (“www.mctcbookstore.com”) owns and operates this Website. This agreement governs your relationship with the MCTC Bookstore Website (www.mctcbookstore.com). Access to and use of this Website and the products and services available through this Website (collectively, the "Services") are subject to the following terms, conditions and notices (the "Terms of Service"). By using the Services, you are agreeing to all of the Terms of Service, as may be updated by us from time to time. You should check this page regularly to take notice of any changes we may have made to the Terms of Service.
Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Services without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts or all of this Website.
You must not misuse this Website. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offense; transmit or distribute a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb or any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Service; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person's proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as "spam"; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website. Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offense and www.mctcbookstore.com will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Intellectual Property, Software and Content
You, the user, represents and warrants that any materials, plans, specifications, documents, software, content (including photographic images) or intellectual property of any kind accessed through this Website will not infringe upon any intellectual property of MCTC, MnSCU or its licensors including, but not limited to, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names and service marks and names. All such rights are reserved by www.mctcbookstore.com and its licensors. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for their own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied or which appears on this Website nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise.
You shall indemnify and defend, to the extent permitted by the Attorney General, MCTC and MnSCU at the your expense from any action or claim brought against MCTC and MnSCU to the extent that it is based on a claim that all or part of the materials infringe upon the intellectual property rights of another. You shall be responsible for payment of any and all such claims, demands, obligations, liabilities, costs, and damages including but not limited to, reasonable attorney fees arising out of this agreement t, amendments, and supplements thereto which are attributable to such claims or actions.
Terms of Sale
By placing an order you are offering to purchase a product on or services and subject to the following terms and conditions. All orders are subject to availability and confirmation of the order price. Dispatch times may vary according to availability and subject to any delays resulting from postal delays or force majeure for which we will not be responsible.
In order to contract with www.mctcbookstore.com you must be over 18 years of age and/or a student of MCTC and possess a valid credit or debit card issued by a bank acceptable to us and/or have state/federal Financial Aid, PSEO funding, Third Party funding, and/or Veteran’s Benefits and/or Deferment . www.mctcbookstore.com retains the right to refuse any request made by you. If your order is accepted we will inform you by email and we will confirm the identity of the party which you have contracted with. This will usually be www.mctcbookstore.com or may in some cases be a third party. Where a contract is made with a third party www.mctcbookstore.com is not acting as either agent or principal and the contract is made between yourself and that third party and will be subject to the terms of sale which they supply you. When placing an order you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorized user of the credit or debit card and/or state/federal Financial Aid, PSEO funding, Third Party funding, and/or Veteran’s Benefits and/or Deferment used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the goods. If my credit or debit card and/or state/federal Financial Aid, PSEO funding, Third Party funding, and/or Veteran’s Benefits and/or Deferment does not cover my purchases, overages will be charged to my student account and I am responsible for paying overages. Registration for future semesters will be blocked until overages are paid to Business Services. The cost of foreign products and services may fluctuate. All prices advertised are subject to such changes.
(a) Our Contract
When you place an order, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail confirming receipt of your order: this email will only be an acknowledgement and will not constitute acceptance of your order. A contract between us will not be formed until we send you confirmation by e-mail that the goods which you ordered have been dispatched to you. Only those goods listed in the confirmation e-mail sent at the time of dispatch will be included in the contract formed.
(b) Pricing and Availability
Whilst we try and ensure that all details, descriptions and prices which appear on this Website are accurate, errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of any goods which you have ordered we will inform you of this as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If we are unable to contact you we will treat the order as cancelled. If you cancel and you have already paid for the goods, you will receive a full refund.
Delivery costs will be charged in addition; such additional charges are clearly displayed where applicable and included in the 'Total Cost'.
Upon receiving your order we carry out a standard authorization check on your payment card to ensure there are sufficient funds to fulfil the transaction. Your card will be debited upon authorization being received. The monies received upon the debiting of your card shall be treated as a deposit against the value of the goods you wish to purchase. Once the goods have been dispatched and you have been sent a confirmation email the monies paid as a deposit shall be used as consideration for the value of goods you have purchased as listed in the confirmation email.
The material displayed on this Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law www.mctcbookstore.com and its suppliers, content providers and advertisers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this Website or the Linked Sites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise. This does not affect www.mctcbookstore.com's liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Government Data Practices Act.
MCTC, MnSCU, it’s representatives, and employees must comply with the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13, as it applies to all data provided by the user, in accordance with this agreement as it applies to all data, created, collected, received, stored, used, maintained, or disseminated by the MCTC, MnSCU, it’s representatives, and employees in accordance with this agreement. The civil remedies of Minnesota Statutes Section 13.08, apply to the release of the data referred to in this Article by either the user or MCTC and MnSCU.
Linking to this Website
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. This Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Disclaimer as to ownership of trade marks, images of personalities and third party copyright except where expressly stated to the contrary all persons (including their names and images), third party trademarks and content, services and/or locations featured on this Website are in no way associated, linked or affiliated with www.mctcbookstore.com and you should not rely on the existence of such a connection or affiliation. Any trademarks/names featured on this Website are owned by the respective trade mark owners. Where a trademark or brand name is referred to it is used solely to describe or identify the products and services and is in no way an assertion that such products or services are endorsed by or connected to www.mctcbookstore.com.
www.mctcbookstore.com shall have the right in its absolute discretion at any time and without notice to amend, remove or vary the Services and/or any page of this Website.
If any part of the Terms of Service is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of the Terms of Service will not be affected all other clauses remaining in full force and effect. So far as possible where any clause/sub-clause or part of a clause/sub-clause can be severed to render the remaining part valid, the clause shall be interpreted accordingly. Alternatively, you agree that the clause shall be rectified and interpreted in such a way that closely resembles the original meaning of the clause /sub-clause as is permitted by law.
We operate a complaints handling procedure which we will use to try to resolve disputes when they first arise, please contact us to let us know if you have any complaints or comments.
If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.
The above Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement of the parties and supersede any and all preceding and contemporaneous agreements between you and www.mctcbookstore.com. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service will be effective only if in writing and signed by a Director of Auxiliary Services.
Changes to this Statement
We may change this Term & Conditions agreement at any time by posting a new version on this page or on a successor page. The new version will become effective on the date it is posted, which will be listed at the top of the page as the new Effective Date.