Charles and Minerva's Terms & Conditions



Thank you for visiting Charles and Minerva online and shopping with us. We want to reassure you that your purchase is 100% secure (industry-standard 128-bit SSL (Paypal encryption). All credit card information is encrypted for your security. Our goal is for you to be as comfortable using our site as you are shopping in your local mall. By using this website you agree to all of the terms and conditions as stated.


Buyer expressly agrees that Seller’s Invoice and these Terms and Conditions of Sale represent the complete agreement of the parties with respect to the sale of the product(s) listed on the Invoice and no different or additional terms or conditions in Buyer’s purchase order or in any other prior or subsequent communications in any way adding to, modifying or otherwise changing these Terms and Conditions of Sale shall be binding upon Seller.


These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Charles and Minerva without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.


All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Charles and Minerva used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Charles and Minerva or their respected vendor.



Charles and Minerva may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to Charles and Minerva.

Typographical Errors

On occasion an error may occur. Prices or pictures may be posted in error. We will do our best to rectify a mistake but we reserve the right to correct, void or refund any sale made with errors. In the event that a Charles and Minerva product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, Charles and Minerva reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Charles and Minerva reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, Charles and Minerva shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.


Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of Charles and Minerva products) shall be in the State or Federal courts located in Lake County, Illinois. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of Charles and Minerva products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Charles and Minerva's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Charles and Minerva may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.​​​​​​​


Buyer is responsible for any tax or governmental charge imposed upon the sale or transfer of any product. Any such tax or governmental charge will be added to the sales invoice amount. All prices are FOB Seller’s facilities. Applicable freight costs will be added to the invoice.


This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Charles and Minerva disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Charles and Minerva does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Charles and Minerva does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.​​​​​​​


Charles and Minerva shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if Charles and Minerva has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.​​​​​​​


Upon delivery of Product, Buyer shall have seven (7) days to inspect Product and notify Seller, in writing, of any defective goods or other cause for rejection. Buyer agrees that seven (7) day period provides Buyer a reasonable opportunity to inspect the Product. Such notification shall identify each and every reason for any rejection of Product. Buyer’s failure to reject Product within a seven (7) day period shall constitute a waiver of Buyer’s inspection right and an unqualified and irrevocable acceptance of the Product by Buyer. All merchandise must be returned in new, UNWORN, UNUSED condition with all original packaging and tags to be eligible for a refund. Pack your merchandise in the original outer carton. Do not ship your package back without a outer carton or it will not be accepted for return..Unfortunately we do not refund shipping charges. No Refunds on any sales merchandise discounted or on any coupon sales. IN STORE CREDIT ONLY FOR MERCHANDISE OR GIFT CERTIFICATES.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Charles and Minerva, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.​​​​​​​


By using this website you agree to all of the terms and conditions as stated. Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Charles and Minerva or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.

Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Charles and Minerva may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Charles and Minerva, Charles and Minerva has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Charles and Minerva. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Charles and Minerva seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).