Amma’s Closet Buyer Policy Amma’s Closet, LLC is a marketplace where you can purchase South Asian ethnic wear  from other sellers. We want you to have a positive experience shopping on Amma’s Closet. Please read on to find out more about your rights, as well as what is expected of you, as a buyer.


This policy is a part of our Terms of Use. By shopping on Amma’s Closet, LLC, you’re agreeing to this policy and our Terms of Use. 

Understanding Amma’s Closet, LLC’s Limitations as an Online Marketplace  VenueAmma’s Closet, LLC provides a venue for buyers to find, learn about, and enter into transactions with sellers. It is important to note, however, that Amma’s Closet, LLC is not a part of that transaction. By shopping on Amma’s Closet, LLC, you understand that:
  1. You are not buying directly from Amma’s Closet, LLC, but from one of the many talented sellers on Amma’s Closet, LLC;
  2. Amma’s Closet, LLC does not pre-screen sellers and therefore does not guarantee or endorse any items sold on Amma’s Closet, LLC or any content posted by sellers (such as photographs or language used in listings or shop policies); and
  3. Each seller on Amma’s Closet, LLC accepts different payment methods and has their own processing times, shipping methods, and shop policies.


As a member of the community, you have the opportunity to flag an item or a shop that violates any of Amma’s Closet, LLC’s policies. Flagging is confidential.Communicating with Other Amma’s Closet, LLC Members.


Speaking with the Seller



Using  Amma’s Closet, LLC’s, you can communicate directly with sellers or other Amma’s Closet, LLC members via e-mail. You can ask sellers any questions you have about an item or an order. E-mails may not be used for the following activities:

  1. Sending unsolicited advertising or promotions, requests for donations, or spam;
  2. Harassing or abusing another member;
  3. Contacting someone after they have explicitly asked you not to; or
  4. Interfering with a transaction or the business of another member.


Interference

Interference occurs when a member intentionally interferes with another member’s shop in order to drive away their business. Interference is strictly prohibited on Amma’s Closet, LLC. Examples of interference include:
  1. Contacting another member via Amma’s Closet, LLC Conversations to warn them away from a particular member, shop, or item;
  2. Posting in public areas to demonstrate or discuss a dispute with another member; or
  3. Purchasing from a seller for the sole purpose of leaving a negative review.



Harassment

Any use of e-mail reported to harass other members, to support or glorify hatred toward, or otherwise demean people based upon: race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation is strictly prohibited.



Purchasing an Item on Amma’s Closet, LLC

When you buy from a shop on Amma’s Closet, LLC, you’re directly supporting an independent business, each with its unique listings, policies, processing times, and payment systems. By making a purchase from a seller on Amma’s Closet, LLC, you agree that you:

  1. Have read the item description and shop policies before making a purchase;
  2. Have submitted appropriate payment for item(s) purchased; and
  3. Have provided accurate shipping information to the seller.
You also agree to comply with our payment policy when you use Amma’s Closet, LLC’s Direct Checkout payment platform.



Leaving a Review of an Item

Reviews are a great way to learn about a seller’s items and reputation, help good sellers build a strong reputation, or help warn other buyers about a poor experience.You can leave a review, including a one to five star rating. The estimated delivery date is the purchase date plus processing time and shipping time. You can edit your review any number of times during that 60 day period.By leaving a review, you acknowledge that:

  1. Your review will be publicly displayed on the seller’s listing and review pages.
  2. Reviews may not: contain private information; contain obscene, racist, or harassing language or imagery; contain medical drug claims; contain advertising or spam; be about things outside the seller’s control, such as a shipping carrier; Amma’s Closet, LLC or a third party undermine the integrity of the Reviews system.
  3. Extortion is not allowed on Amma’s Closet, LLC. Any attempt to manipulate reviews through threats, intimidation, or bribery is considered extortion and is strictly prohibited on Amma’s Closet, LLC. Examples of extortion include the following:A buyer leaves a negative review in an attempt to force the seller into providing additional items that were not agreed upon in the original transaction.b. A buyer leaves a negative review in an attempt to force the seller into providing a refund when a refund is not warranted.
  4. Shilling is not allowed on Amma’s Closet, LLC. Shilling is the fraudulent inflation of a shop’s reputation by use of an alternate account. The intent of shilling is to make a seller look more desirable by increasing the shop’s number of sales and overall review score. Not only does it violate our core value of transparency, but it is considered to be a deceptive business practice by the US Federal Trade Commission. Reviews must reflect the honest, unbiased opinions, findings, beliefs, or experience of the buyer.


We reserve the right to remove reviews that violate our policies or Terms of Use.



Reporting a Problem with an Order or Returning an Item: Amma’s Closet, LLC’s Case System

Although Amma’s Closet, LLC is not directly involved in a transaction between a buyer and a seller, we provide a case system in the unlikely event your purchase from a seller does not go as expected. You can use Amma’s Closet, LLC’s case system to come to a resolution with the seller in the event of a non-delivery, or if an item you receive is not as described in the listing. You may contact us at orders@ammascloset.com.

 Non-Delivery

A Non-Delivery occurs when a buyer places an order and submits payment, but the seller does not ship the item or does not ship the item to the correct address. The following are examples of Non-Delivery cases:

  1. An item was never sent.
  2. An item was sent to an address that is not on the Amma’s Closet, LLC receipt or was not verified USPS address verification.
  3. There is no proof that the item was shipped to the buyer’s address.


 Not-as-Described

An item is Not as Described if it is materially different from the seller’s listing description or photos. Here are a few examples of Not as Described cases:

  1. The item received is a different color, model, version, or size.
  2. The item has a different design or material.
  3. The item was advertised as authentic but is not authentic.
  4. The seller failed to disclose the fact that an item is damaged or is missing parts.
  5. A buyer purchased three items but only received two.
  6. The condition of the item is misrepresented. For example, the description at the time of purchase said the item was “new” and the item is used.

Not as Described cases can also be filed for late delivery. In order to qualify as late delivery, the buyer must provide proof that all of these conditions have been met:

  1. The item(s) were ordered for a specific date or event.
  2. A deadline was agreed upon by the buyer and seller.
  3. The item(s) are rendered useless after that date.



 Ineligible Transactions

The following are not eligible for Amma’s Closet, LLC’s case system:

  1. Items that have been purchased in person
  2. Intangible items, services, or prohibited items
  3. Transactions where payment is not made through Amma’s Closet, LLC’s Direct Checkout payment platform
  4. Items that are returned without a return agreement
  5. Items that have been altered, used, worn, or washed after receiving them
  6. Physical or tangible items that are not available for return because they have been destroyed or discarded by the buyer
  7. Items that are received after the agreed-upon delivery date due to shipping delays
  8. Cancelled transactions that have already resulted in a refund


Requesting a Cancellation

Only sellers may cancel transactions. Buyers may request that a seller cancel an order via contact@ammascloset.com



Returning an Item

Each seller has his or her own return policies, which should be outlined in their Shop Policies. Not all sellers accept returns. Read return policies by sellers carefully.