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Ordering & Shipping Information
Orders placed Monday thru Thursday will be shipped the same day or the day after. If your order was placed on Friday prior to 3:00pm EST, the order may be shipped the same day, if not it will be shipped on Monday. If you supply us with an e-mail address, you will receive an e-mail confirmation once your order has shipped.
Once an order has shipped, you will receive a shipment confirmation email that will contain your tracking information.
If you are shipping your order within California you are required to pay sales tax. If the order is being shipped outside of California, you do not pay sales tax.


We offer shipping to most destinations outside of the U.S.A. The actual shipping rate will depend on how many items you’ve purchased and the weight of each item. Once you begin the checkout process you will see the actual shipping rate for your order.


Regarding shipping outside of the United States
Please be aware that shipping charges do not include international taxes or duties. You must contact the customs office in the destination country for information about any applicable duties or taxes. If an order is placed on www.kirk-hammett.com and then refused, you will be responsible for the original shipping costs, as well as any duties, taxes and/or customs charges that were incurred in shipping the package. These amounts will be subtracted from your merchandise refund. Please note that we are required by law to disclose the full value of the package contents and cannot change this declared value.
Keep in mind that in the European Union, these fees can be 30% or more of the total declared value of your order.

 

Returns & Exchanges
Please contact us immediately if there is a problem with your order.  We guarantee our merchandise to be free of manufacturing defects and will accept any defective item for refund or exchange. Defective merchandise may be returned within 30 days after purchase date for refund or exchange. If you want to make an exchange for a different style, you will be charged for the shipping on your exchanged item.
Merchandise received after 30 days of purchase date will only be accepted at our discretion. We will only refund shipping charges if we are responsible for sending you the wrong item or the item sent was defective. Again, if you are making an exchange because you would like a different style, you will be charged for the shipping on your exchanged item.
All merchandise for exchange must be returned unused, in original condition, and with tags still attached. Please make sure you also include a copy of the original invoice with your return or exchange.


How to ship your return or exchange
Pack and seal your box securely, in the original package if possible.  Please make sure you include a copy of your original invoice.
You should ship your return or exchange with a shipper who will provide your package with a tracking number to ensure that your package does not get lost. Packages must be returned prepaid. We do not accept COD.


Refunds
Once your package has been received, your refund or exchange will be processed within 7 business days. If there is a refund due, a credit will be issued in the original form of payment. The credit may not show up until your credit card’s next monthly billing cycle. You will be notified via email to the address listed on your order when this transaction has taken place. Please note that your banking institution may require additional days to process and post this transaction to your account once they have received the information from us.

 

WE RESERVE THE FINAL APPROVAL ON ALL RETURNS AND EXCHANGES.

Contact us directly at info@kirk-hammett.com.

Kindly be advised that this email address cannot respond to personal inquiries for Kirk Hammett or for any other business that is not related to our straps.

Please contact METCLUB for info and requests regarding Metallica.

Home page photograph by Travis Shinn.  Photos of Kirk and our products are by Carter Dow.

 

OUR WEBSITE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND PRIVACY POLICY at www.kirk-hammett.com


These terms and conditions govern your use of our website. Please read the terms in full before you use this Website. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this Website. Using the Website implies that you accept these terms. We do occasionally update these terms so please refer back to them in the future.

1. SITE ACCESS
1.1 You will be able to access the majority of this Website without having to register any details with us. [However, particular areas of this Website will only be accessible only if you have registered.]

2. USE OF WEBSITE
2.1 You are permitted to use our website for your own purposes and to print and download material from this Website provided that you do not modify any content without our consent. Material on this website must not be republished online or offline without our permission.
2.2 The copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Website are owned by us or our licensors and must not be reproduced without our prior consent.
2.3 Subject to paragraph 2.1, no part of this Website may be reproduced without our prior written permission.

3. SITE UPTIME
3.1 We take all reasonable steps to ensure that this Website is available 24 hours every day, 365 days per year. However, websites do sometimes encounter downtime due to server and, other technical issues. Therefore we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time.
3.2 This Website may be temporarily unavailable due to issues such as system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control. Where possible we will try to give our visitors advance warning of maintenance issues but shall not be obliged to do so.

4. VISITOR CONDUCT
4.1 With the exception of personally identifiable information, the use of which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you send or post to this Website shall be considered non-proprietary and not confidential. Unless you advise to the contrary we will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material for any and all purposes.
4.2 When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this Website any material:
(a) for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
(b) that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;
(c) which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.
4.3 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach of Paragraph 4.2.

5. LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES
5.1 Any links to third party websites located on this Website are provided for your convenience only. We have not reviewed each third party website and have no responsibility for such third party websites or their content. We do not endorse the third party websites or make representations about them or any material contained in them. If you choose to access a third party website linked to from this Website, it is at your own risk.
5.2 If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page on this Website, and subject to the following conditions:
(a) you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;
(b) you do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us;
(c) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
(d) your website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person.
5.3 If you choose to link to our website in breach of Paragraph 5.2 you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.

6. DISCLAIMER
6.1 We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this Website is correct. However, we do not guarantee the correctness or completeness of material on this Website. We may make changes to the material on this Website at any time and without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, or on rare occasions incorrect and we make no commitment to ensure that such material is correct or up to date.
6.2 The material at this Website is provided without any conditions or warranties of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide access and use of this website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions which but for these Terms may have effect in relation to this Website.

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
7.1 Neither we nor any other party (whether or not involved in producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), shall be liability or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party as a result of your or their use of our website. This exclusion shall include servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect or consequential loss, and whether in tort or contract or otherwise in connection with this Website.

OUR PRIVACY POLICY:

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or place an order.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information.

WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR:
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

DO WE USE COOKIES?
No. We do not use cookies.

DO WE DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?
No. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

CHILDRENS ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE:
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

YOUR CONSENT:
By using our site, you consent to our websites privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

CONTACTING US:
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us at info@kirk-hammett.com.