TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before ordering any products from us. By transacting business with Solar Leather Machines and/or viewing our website at solar-leather.com, you warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that you accept these Terms and Conditions.

PRICING
Pricing for all orders is determined according to our pricelist as of the date the order is placed. Orders may be placed by telephone or in-person only. Once we have received your order, we will confirm product availability, pricing, and costs - including any shipping or delivery fees.

PAYMENT ON STANDARD ORDERS
Full payment is required for all orders prior to shipment. Forms of payment accepted are Cash, Major Credit Cards, Money Order, Bank Checks, and Personal Checks. Orders paid for by Money Orders, Bank Checks, or Personal Checks are subject to a mandatory 2 week waiting period for clearance of payment.

PAYMENT OF NON-STANDARD OR SPECIAL ORDER PRODUCTS
In the event that a machine is not in stock or not assembled, Solar Leather Machines will collect a deposit equivalent to ½ of the order total (including shipping) prior to ordering or beginning assembly of the machine. Once assembly is complete, we will contact you to arrange payment of any remaining balance prior to shipment. Full payment is required for all orders prior to shipment. Please note that due to the demand for our machines, Solar Leather Machines cannot order or begin assembly on a machine without this deposit. 

Deposits are refundable for our regular stock machines. Deposits on non-standard or special order machines are NOT refundable.

RETURNS OR REFUNDS
Under $150: For items with a purchase price of less than $150, you are entitled to an exchange or refund (exclusive of shipping costs) within 14 days of your purchase with a copy of the receipt. Please note that in either case, the product must be returned unused and in original packaging, including all tags and labels at buyer’s cost.

Shipping costs and risk of loss for return of the all items to Solar Leather Machines are the responsibility of the customer. Shipping costs for any replacement/exchange items are the responsibility of the customer and are due in full prior to shipment.

$150 or More: For items with a value of $150 or more, returns are handled on a case-by-case basis. Returns after 30 days of customer’s receipt of order are not accepted. The return process must be followed fully to receive a refund or exchange.

  • The customer must contact Solar Leather Machines by email to explain the reason for the return request.

  • Returns of new, non-defective equipment are subject to a 30% restocking fee without exception.

  • If the product is deemed defective by Solar Leather Machines, Solar Leather Machines reserves the right to provide a remedy for damage or loss before authorizing a return.

  • If a return of the product is authorized, the customer is responsible for the cost of packaging the product in a manner suitable for shipping, and provide Solar Leather Machines with proof of packaging in the form of photos or pictures.

  • The product must be returned in new condition, without additional damage, if any.

  • Upon receipt of the machine, an inventory of all parts and accessories will be completed. Any missing or defective items not previously noted on the return authorization form will be deducted from the value of the returned product.

  • Shipping costs and risk of loss for return of the all items to Solar Leather Machines are the responsibility of the customer. Please contact Solar Leather Machines for more information. 

ITEMS RETURNED WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION ARE SUBJECT TO REJECTION AND REFUSAL OF REFUNDS OR EXCHANGE.

“CHARGEBACKS” MADE WITHOUT USING THE RETURN PROCESS ARE UNAUTHORIZED AND WILL BE DISPUTED WITH THE APPROPRIATE CREDITING AGENCY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. FRAUDULENT PURCHASES WILL BE REPORTED AND PROSECUTED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT.

LOCAL TAXES
All sales are completed in, shipped from, and subject to the 8% sales tax of Tarrant County, Texas.  Please note that local charges (sales tax, customs duty) may occur depending on your region and local customs duties. Any such taxes or fees are the sole responsibility of the customer.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING TO MEXICO OR CANADA
Shipping to countries outside of the USA may be provided upon request. Solar Leather reserves the right to refuse any sale based on the expense, risk of loss, or difficulty involved in shipping to any location. Solar Leather will require insurance and tracking, if available. Solar Leather will not forge, duplicate, misidentify, or fraudulently mark any products in order to pass foreign customs or tariffs.  All duties, taxes, and tariffs associated with shipment to a foreign country are the sole responsibility of the individual receiving the shipment.

Requests for products to be shipped outside North America can be filled by Hightex Special Sewing Machine.

SAFETY
Customer and all users agree to be responsible for their own behavior and all the consequences arising therefrom. Customer promises to use the product for legitimate purposes only and agrees to comply with all safety precautions published by Solar Leather Machines.

USE LICENSE
Solar-leather.com and all of its original content, features, and functionality are owned by Solar Leather Machines and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on the Solar-leather.com web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

-      modify or copy the materials;

-      enlarge or enhance the materials;

-      use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

-      attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the web site;

-      remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

-      transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Solar Leather Machines at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

REVISIONS AND ERRATA 
The materials appearing on the Solar-leather.com web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Solar Leather Machines does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Solar Leather Machines may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Solar Leather Machines does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

DISCLAIMER & LIMITATIONS
The materials and products on Solar-Leather.com are provided "as is.” Solar Leather Machines makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability (except where otherwise specified), fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. In no event shall Solar Leather Machines or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials and products on Solar-Leather.com, even if Solar Leather Machines or its authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.

LINKS 
Solar Leather Machines has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Solar Leather Machines of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

PRIVACY
Any personal information that we collect about you will not be shared with any third parties other than those necessary to 1) complete your payment/transaction, 2) deliver goods to you, or 3) provide offers or information in our catalog to you. Solar Leather Machines values its customers and we do not sell customer information.  

FORCE MAJEURE
Events outside Solar Leather's Machine’s control, which are not reasonably foreseeable, shall be considered force majeure, meaning that Solar Leather Machines is released from its obligations to fulfill its contractual agreements. Example of such events are government action or omission, new or amended legislation, conflict, embargo, weather, fire or flood, sabotage, accident, war, natural disasters, strikes or lack of delivery from suppliers, civil unrest, rioting, and tariffs.

AMENDMENTS
Solar Leather Machines reserves the right to amend any information or terms, including but not limited to these terms and conditions, prices, technical specifications, terms of purchase, and product offerings without prior notice. By accessing Solar-leather.com or making a purchase of any kind from Solar Leather Machines, the customer agrees to be bound by the then-current version of these Terms and Conditions.

GOVERNING LAW/VENUE
Any claim relating to your purchase or use of Solar Leather Machine's web site, products, information, advice, or services shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and any action regarding same shall be brought in the courts of Tarrant County, Texas.

RIGHT TO REFUSE
Solar Leather Machines reserves the right to refuse a sale or service for any lawful reason, including lack of product inventory or availability.