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Please utilize the Apparel Search web site at your own risk.  The site is created by a garmento, not a rocket scientist.  Reliance on this web sites data should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness.  If you have questions regarding any of our policies, you can contact us with questions.  Some of the policies are listed below. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of the Apparel Search Company. Any unauthorized or uncredited use of this material will result in possible prosecution. All 3rd party copyrights and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Apparel Search logoAt many places on this internet site (http://www.apparelsearch.com), live links to other internet addresses can be accessed.  Such external internet addresses contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by individuals,  institutions or organizations independent of the Apparel Search Company.   

The Apparel Search Company (www.ApparelSearch.com or any other Apparel Search Company web site) does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, correct sequencing of information etc. that is located at such addresses.  We also do "not" take credit for such external websites.  ApparelSearch.com simply provides a portal to reach various websites and information providers. 

Use of any information obtained from such external web addresses or the use of any information obtained from Apparel Search Company internal web pages is voluntary.   Reliance on such data should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness.

When browsing "any" of the Apparel Search Company web site pages or any web site that is linked to or from our web sites, you will be doing so at your own risk.  We are "not" promising nor guaranteeing the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any information or service that is provided through the use of our web sites.  Use our web site at your own risk. In addition, we do not endorse the companies that are linked to from our sites. Utilizing the products or services from companies listed on our web pages should be done so at your own risk. Even if the company description listed on our web site indicates the particular company is "the best", "the number one", "the worlds greatest" etc., this does NOT mean we are endorsing the company.


Apparel Search Company (ApparelSearch.com) can not accept responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information or for loss or damage caused by any use thereof.  Contents of this web site are to be utilized at your own risk.   This site is intended for mature audiences.  It is against the law to copy information (ie. text, audio, graphics, pictures, content etc.) from this or any other web site with out prior written consent. This includes printing pages off our web site for your corporate or personal use with out first having prior written approval to do so. Violators may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. All rights reserved. Apparel Search Company; www.ApparelSearch.com 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 to current year.  (copyright)


Apparel Search Privacy Policy:  Our policy is that you have no privacy.  The Apparel Search Company is primarily a business to business directory for the apparel, fashion and textile industry.  Our goal is to provide viewers with any and all  information that we feel is relevant to the industry.  Therefore, if you submit information that is helpful to the industry, we maintain the right to post that information on the internet for our viewers easy access.   Do not e-mail us, mail us a letter or use our web site forms to submit information if you do not wish for your information, comments, questions etc. to be utilized on the internet for the industry to review.  Note: if you e-mail us and indicate that your message is confidential we will certainly respect your wishes.   Please understand that we are not out to invade peoples privacy.  We simply want you to understand that information that is submitted, can be utilized by our company in anyway we wish.  If you have any questions or concerns, please Contact Us.  Questions regarding our privacy policy will be kept in confidence (private; maybe).

We use third-party companies to serve ads and collect non-personally identifiable information (e.g., the pages you visit, and which links you click, which ads you see and click on, and the categories of search terms you enter) when you visit our web site. These companies may use the information outlined above (which does not include your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. These companies often use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here (link to the NAI universal user opt-out).

Use of Gadgets, Widgets, Search Engines or any other website tool provided by the Apparel Search Company should be done so at your own risk.  We do NOT guarantee the performance of the gadgets (any service or tool).  Apparel Search is not responsible for the content or performance of the gadgets.  Gadgets or search engines can possibly take you to inappropriate material.  Please utilize engines and gadgets at your own risk.


Important:  All information, data, photos, etc.  that is submitted becomes the property of the Apparel Search Company.  We maintain the right to publish the collected data in whole or in part.  Information (data) and illustrations will be added, deleted, modified or formatted at the sole discretion of the Apparel Search Company.  If you do NOT want your information published, please do NOT submit your information to our company.  The purpose of collecting the data is to publish it for members of the Apparel & Textile industry to view.  This information is NOT being kept private...  By submitting the form, or e-mailing us with your personal information, you are confirming your understanding of our policies. 

Portions of our website may use frames.  If you wish to have your site removed from our directory, please let us know.


Endorsements: The Apparel Search Company does allow advertising (sponsorship) on the Apparel Search website and our other websites.  We also use affiliate programs, and develop partnership relationships with other companies.  Some of these companies may supplier products or services that are displayed on our websites.  In order to protect consumers, please note that we may provide special treatment to companies that advertise on Apparel Search.  We may provide special treatment to affiliates, friends, partners, or any other company.  In some areas of the site, it may NOT be completely transparent that the company mentioned is receiving special treatment from us.  Therefore, you should assume that ALL companies, products, services, etc. are advertisers.  You can assume that we are writing favorable comments about a company because they are our friends.  In other words, use the Apparel Search Company websites at your own risk and do your own research regarding any company that is mentioned on our websites.  Just because we may say the company is great, it does not mean that they are great according to your own definition of the word.

Note: The FTC in October 2009, created Endorsement Rules for Blogs.  We do not fully understand those rules but we do want consumers be be protected when using any of our websites.  Therefore, when using our site you can assume every blog post, articles, statement, company listing, is bias.  We may write positive of negative comments about companies, products, or services, based on our own discretion.  If you are not comfortable with this method, please do not utilize our websites.


If you have questions regarding our policies or rules, you may Contact Us.  Read more below.


Here is a more professional way of stating some of the rules.

  1. You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not Apparel Search Company, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Apparel Search Company Services.  Apparel Search Company does not control the Content posted via the Apparel Search Company Services and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Apparel Search Company Services, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Apparel Search Company be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Apparel Search Company services.

    You agree to not use the Apparel Search Company services to:

    1. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
    2. harm minors in any way;
    3. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Apparel Search Company official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
    4. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Apparel Search Company Service;
    5. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
    6. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
    7. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation.
    8. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
    9. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Apparel Search Company Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
    10. interfere with or disrupt the Apparel Search Company Services or servers or networks connected to the Apparel Search Company Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Apparel Search Company Services, including using any device, software or routine to bypass our robot exclusion headers;
    11. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
    12. provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization(s) designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;
    13. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or
    14. collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in paragraphs a through m above.

    You acknowledge that Apparel Search Company may or may not pre-screen Content, but that Apparel Search Company and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any Content that is available via the Apparel Search Company Services. Without limiting the foregoing, Apparel Search Company and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Apparel Search Company or submitted to Apparel Search Company, including without limitation information in Apparel Search Company Message Boards and in all other parts of the Apparel Search Company Services.

    You acknowledge, consent and agree that Apparel Search Company may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce the TOS; (iii) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Apparel Search Company, its users and the public.

    You understand that the Apparel Search Company Services and software embodied within the Apparel Search Company Services may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by Apparel Search Company and/or content providers who provide content to the Apparel Search Company Services. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Apparel Search Company Services. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Apparel Search Company Services, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

    All visual content, video's and images, are copyright to it's respectful owners. If you own rights to any of the featured images and do not wish it to appear here, please contact us for removal.  We are provided images from numerous resources for press purposes and various other reasons.  It is assumed that they have the rights to the images that they provide to us but we do not have adequate time to research each image that has been provided to us in good faith.  If we have an image on our site that you believe to be on our site in error, please let us know so we can remove it immediately.

    We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.

    You should also view the Fashion Industry Network Policies.  All policies stated in that section are also applicable when using resources on the Apparel Search site and any of our other sites.

    Don't forget to also visit our Privacy Policy page.

If you have questions regarding our rules or policies, you may Contact Us. 

If you have concerns that you do not fully understand our rules or policies, please do not use any of our websites until you have a better understanding.

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