Frequently Asked Questions
When do boxes ship?
Boxes will ship during the last week of the month and you will receive an email confirming that shipments are on there way!
When will I receive my box?
You will receive your box during the third week of the month.
How do I get my product featured in your box?
We’re always looking for new products! If you want to work with us, please feel free to reach out through email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us on social media @literacyloungebox. We are normal people just like you so please, don’t be shy!
What if I want to cancel my subscription?
You can cancel monthly subscriptions at any time! 3-6 month cancellations will take effect prior to your next renewal and you will receive your next subscriptions as long as you notify us that you still want them.If you have any questions about skipping a month during your 3 or 6 month renewal, you can email us at email@example.com
What is included in my box?
One book by a Black Author. 2-4 items that will depend upon the theme of the book. (Ex. A month with a theme centered around self love may include items such as a self love card, teas, or quote cards etc.).
Can I subscribe if I am not African American?
Of course! No matter your race or ethnicity, if you love books written by Black authors and interested in learning about history, the world, or even yourself than we are the subscription box for you!
Can I join your Book Club even if I have not subscribed?
Absolutely! We want to bring others together and start a community, not make you pay for it.
Have more questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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THE SUBSCRIPTION CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND US.
Literacy Lounge offers various subscription types: including re-billable monthly subscriptions (“Monthly Subscriptions”); prepaid three month & six month subscriptions.
AUTOMATIC RENEWAL TERMS
With respect to Literacy Lounge subscriptions subject to automatic renewal, you agree that Literacy Lounge may submit periodic charges (e.g., monthly) to your chosen payment method without further authorization from you, until you provide prior notice that you wish to terminate this authorization or to change your payment method. You agree that such notice will not affect charges submitted before Literacy Lounge was notified.
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AUTOMATIC MONTHLY RENEWAL TERMS
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CANCELLATION POLICY FOR MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION RENEWALS
To cancel your Monthly Subscription at any time, you may (i) logon to your account and follow the cancellation procedures there, or (ii) send us a message at ‘OUR EMAIL’ and we will do it for you who can help you cancel. If you cancel, you may use your subscription until the end of your then-current subscription term.
REFUND POLICY FOR MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTIONS
Upon your initial purchase, a monthly subscription may be refunded and cancelled prior to the 1st of the month immediately following the subscribers initial purchase. With respect to monthly subscription renewals, refunds may not be granted once a subscription plan has renewed. All cancellations must take place prior to renewal and all cancellations from then on, will take effect on the subscribers next scheduled renewal.
PREPAID THREE AND SIX MONTH SUBSCRIPTIONS
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AUTOMATIC THREE AND SIX MONTH SUBSCRIPTIONS
At the end of each subscription term, your subscription will be automatically extended for another term and your payment method will automatically be charged the renewal fee at the then-current Subscription rate of your plan, until you either change your subscription plan or cancel your Subscription renewal.
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR THREE AND SIX MONTH SUBSCRIPTIONS
You may only cancel your current Subscription plan during the first month of the subscription. To cancel your three or six month Subscription prior to renewal of your current subscription term you may (i) logon to your account and follow the cancellation procedures there, (ii) send us a message at ‘OUR EMAIL’ and we will do it for you. To cancel your three or six month subscription renewal during the first month of it’s term, you may send us a message at ‘OUR EMAIL’ and we will cancel the remaining months of your term for you. Please note that the first month of your renewal will not be eligible for cancellation or refund, and you will still be shipped that month’s product.
REFUND POLICY FOR THREE AND SIX MONTH SUBSCRIPTIONS
Three and six month plan renewals cancelled during the first month of it’s term may be refunded for the remaining month’s of the subscription terms. Refunds will be given on a pro-rated basis (2 of 3, or 5 of 6 months). Refunds will be based on the full priced subscription, the discounted price will not be honored as a result of the cancellation of the extended, prepaid plan. Users requesting a refund and cancellation during the first month of their term or renewal, may be refunded the amount of their renewal charge, minus the full price of that current month. (eg: $206.88 month renewal charge minus $38.98 current full price month equals $167.90 refund.)
RETURNS, EXCHANGES, AND REPLACEMENTS
Returns, exchanges & replacements may be granted at the sole discretion of Literacy Lounge. If you need assistance, reach out in a reasonable amount of time to (OUR EMAIL) to present your request.
Missing product. Literacy Lounge will replace product missing from a date. During the normal course of operations, sometimes items are missed. If this happens, reach out to the support email address above and notify our team. Reship requests will be tracked and Literacy Lounge reserves the right to refuse reships or replacements for any reason at it’s sole discretion.
Returns & Exchanges. May or may not be granted at the sole discretion of Literacy Lounge on a case by case basis. Exchanges will not be given for dissatisfaction of the products. Literacy Lounge is not responsible if users are sent duplicate product due to having multiple accounts with Literacy Lounge. Returning a product to Literacy Lounge without authorization will not result in a refund or exchange, and you will be responsible for any additional shipping charges that are incurred by Literacy Lounge as a result.
Refused Shipments. Users agree not to refuse shipments from Literacy Lounge. Refusing a shipment for any reason will not result in cancellation of a subscription plan, nor will it trigger a refund. Literacy Lounge assumes no responsibility and liability for any refused shipments and additional shipping charges that may apply.
As part of our order processing procedures, we may screen received orders for fraud or other types of unauthorized or illegal activity. We reserve the right to refuse to process an order due to suspected fraud or unauthorized or illegal activity. If we suspect fraudulent, unauthorized or illegal activity, we may reject your order or we may contact you at the phone number or email address you provided to confirm your order. We also reserve the right to cancel any accounts or refuse to ship to certain addresses due to suspected fraud or unauthorized or illegal activity. We take these measures to protect our customers as well as ourselves from fraud or other unauthorized or illegal activity.
For Gift Subscriptions, there will always be a one time charge and NO recurring subscription charge will be made. Gifts purchased for non-residents will not be refunded or cancelled. Gift cannot be returned or exchanged and there will be no refunds or credits for any unused portion of a gift box. Literacy Lounge assumes no responsibility for incidents concerning injury, health risks, and or other damages from the use of Literacy Lounge or our gifting service. Gift boxes hold no monetary value and may not be redeemed for any cash value or cash value equivalent. By using Literacy Lounge, you agree to ongoing communication from Literacy Lounge.
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• a statement made under penalty of perjury that the information provided is accurate and you are authorized to make the complaint on behalf of the copyright owner.
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