When you purchase merchandise or service featured on this website, you (the buyer) agree that the contract of sale between you and Richard R. Gideon (Richard R Gideon Flags), a sole proprietor, (1) is deemed to be made and is to be performed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, USA and (2) is governed by Pennsylvania law. You also agree that any lawsuit arising out of this contract may only be filed in the commonwealth courts of Pennsylvania.
Professional services offered by Richard R. Gideon, a sole proprietor, are deemed by you (the customer) to be performed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and are covered by the "Choice of Law and Forum" clause above.
Richard R. Gideon (Richard R Gideon Flags, RRGF) is a private, Pennsylvania registered sole-proprietorship that sells and/or provides US Flags conforming to the Flag Code, Military Streamers, research, and special services geared toward the vexillological community.
FORM 889 DECLARATION FOR MILITARY AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CLIENTS - Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services
Telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation, (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities); Video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities) is strictly prohibited. When a quote is requested, RICHARD R GIDEON (1)will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation, and (2)does not use covered telecommunications equipment or services, or use any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services.
The business does not carry an inventory of flags or streamers; each flag or streamer sold is made by RRGF or drop-shipped from a supplier.
The business makes every effort to minimize the turn-around time on flag or streamer orders, but can't guarantee the date you'll receive your flag or streamer.
RRGF has no idea of how flags or streamers will be treated once they leave our hands. Therefore, RRGF cannot warrant the life of the flag or streamer, warrant the quality of the materials (including dyes) in the flag or streamer, assume responsibility for vender or shipper mistakes, or assume responsibility for what the end user does with the flag or streamer.
RRGF warrants customer satisfaction on commissioned flags ORDERED BY INDIVIDUALS and made in the USA ; if within 30 days from the date you receive your flag you decide to return it, RRGF will, upon receipt of the flag, refund your money, including shipping charge and tax. All other items are ALL SALES FINAL. MILITARY STREAMERS SOLD TO MILITARY UNITS UNDER CONTRACT OR GPC ARE WARRANTED PER THE PROVISIONS OF RRGF'S SAM REGISTRATION.
UPON ACCEPTANCE OF A PROPOSAL BY WRITTEN NOTIFICATION, PAYMENT OF A DEPOSIT, OR PAYMENT IN FULL TO RRGF, THE CUSTOMER AGREES TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF RRGF TO REFUNDING THE DEPOSIT OR TOTAL PAYMENT MADE, WHICHEVER APPLIES, TO ANY AND ALL PRODUCTS SOLD BY RRGF (see stipulation below)
RRGF reserves the right to cancel sales for any reason and return all monies paid.
Intellectual services, research, or other services provided by Richard R. Gideon are provided without warranty, and are covered by "Choice of Law and Forum" as below. Richard R. Gideon does not guarantee or warrant Internet hardware or other services, such as those provided by telephone or other common carrier companies, or the services provided by Internet Service Providers (ISP).
The buyer of intellectual services agrees to hold Richard R. Gideon blameless in the event of any lawsuit filed against the buyer in connection with information provided on the buyer's web site.
RRGF is licensed by the US Department of Defense, Department of the Army, to manufacture and/or sell Service Flags and Buttons (Pins). All Service Flags, Buttons and Pins are made in USA. Service flags are sold only to qualified persons, or as gifts for qualified persons, per Department of Defense regulations.
RRGF sells MILITARY STREAMERS that meet Department of Defense regulations. We are a U.S. Government approved vendor - SAM registered. Sales to military or government agencies are covered under a legal covenant subscribed to by RRGF
RRGF is listed with Dunn & Bradstreet, and is an approved vendor for U.S. Government purchases (SAM registered)
RRGF collects PENNSYLVANIA SALES TAX on sales shipped to Pennsylvania addresses, except for sales to those entities based in Pennsylvania that are exempt from sales tax (e.g., US Military units). Whether RRGF collects sales tax in other states depends upon the "economic nexus" threshold in those states or the exemption status of the buyer. If the buyer's state has a sales tax, but we do not meet the economic nexus threshold, the buyer may be responsible for submitting USE TAX in that state. Sales tax exempt entities located in any US state or territory that has a sales tax will be asked to submit the required exemption document/number at the time of sale.
You may have provided RRGF with your name, credit card number, billing address, shipping address (if different than the billing address), a telephone number, and an e-mail address. Obviously we need to know these things in order to ship products or services to you and collect payments. However, RRGF does not share information about you with any third party, except in the following situations:
The shipping address you provide us may be given to a supplier in the case of drop-shipments (example: you purchase a U.S. Flag from RRGF which is sent to your shipping address directly from the distributor or manufacturer)
RRGF will ask you for your information in order to process payment for your order. NOTE: RRGF ACCEPTS MAJOR CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS. CARDS ARE PROCESSED VIA CITIZENS BANK MERCHANT SERVICES/WORLDPAY. WE ARE PCI COMPLIANT
An authorized law enforcement agency presents RRGF with a subpoena (or other legal instrument) for your information
RRGF does not keep or maintain an E-mail list. We do not sell information to third parties nor provide information to bulk mailers
RRGF does not use scripts, Active-X controls, or any other software to collect private information from you without your knowledge (spyware)
RRGF may contact you in order to facilitate any order you have placed with us, to inquire as to whether you have received an order, or to help resolve any problems that may occur as a result of your order
RRGF does not require nor ask that you provide us with any sensitive financial or tax information (except for a sales tax exemption form and/or number in the case of sales to Pennsylvania or other states sales tax exempt entities, or credit card account numbers in order to satisfy a telephone order), bank account numbers, social security numbers, or tax return information. NEVER PROVIDE SENSITIVE FINANCIAL OR TAX INFORMATION TO ANYONE CLAIMING TO BE FROM RRGF.
ORDERS PLACED BY TELEPHONE: If you have placed an order by telephone and have paid with a credit card we will ask you for your 16 digit credit card number. However, upon receipt of verification that the order was successfully completed we delete your credit card information, except as follows: The last four digits of your credit card number for verification and/or audit purposes. We may reference that four digit number (using the phrase "ending in..." or "xxxxxxxxxxxx####") in case we need to contact you concerning your order. Except for this four digit number, your 16 digit credit card number is not kept on file in any form. Our terminal to the credit card processing center (RRGF uses CITIZENS BANK MERCHANT SERVICES/WORLDPAY) operates over the Internet via high-density encryption, and is secure
NO SOCIAL MEDIA: Because of privacy and First Amendment concerns, RRGF DOES NOT USE or endorse 1)FACEBOOK®, 2)TWITTER®, 3)YOUTUBE®, or any other so-called "social media" platform that surreptitiously collects personal information, either directly or through metadata mining
E-mail sent by us comes from the domain of gideonflags.com, and our E-mail service provider is Shire.Net, LLC
We always address you by name (if you have sent it), and never send you attachments without advising you that we would like to do so.
DO NOT OPEN ANY E-MAIL WITH ATTACHMENTS FROM SOMEONE PURPORTING TO BE FROM RRGF UNLESS YOU ARE EXPECTING A REPLY FROM US CONTAINING A PHOTO, GRAPHIC, OR PDF, AND THE DOMAIN IS CORRECT
If you receive faux E-mail purporting to be from RICHARD R. GIDEON FLAGS (example, [NAME]@gideonflags.com) please let us know. We report any faux E-mail from our domain to the FBI, and we readily cooperate with authorities in the prosecution of any business or individual that uses our domain for the purposes of any illegal activity
The following words and abbreviations are TRADEMARKS belonging to RICHARD R. GIDEON
RICHARD R. GIDEON FLAGS
"Libertas et Natale Solum"
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