SHIPPING POLICY

Payment

Orders will be processed once payment is made. Payment is expected at the time of check out unless other terms have been negotiated.

Order Processing

Please allow 1-3 business days for order processing. In the event of extraordinary circumstances such as unusually  high order volume or around show schedules, expected processing time may be longer;  a message will be posted to give an accurate expectation of processing time.

Business days do not include Saturdays, Sundays, or legal holidays.

POSTAL HOLIDAYS for 2020:

Wednesday, Jan. 1----New Years Day

Monday, Jan. 20----Martin Luther King's Birthday

Monday, Feb.17----Washington's Birthday

Monday, May 25----Memorial Day

Friday, July 3----Independence Day (observed)

Monday, Sept. 7----Labor Day

Monday, Oct. 12----Columbus Day

Wednesday, Nov. 11----Veteran's Day

Friday, Nov. 27----Thanksgiving

Friday, Dec. 25----Christmas

Cancellations

Items may be cancelled only if permitted by Oceana Beads for extenuating circumstances or accidents. Please look through the order carefully before submitting payment. Also, please contact Oceana Beads right away with any cancellation requests. If cancellation is requested more than 24 hours after the order has been placed, seller may retain a 15% restocking fee for cancelled merchandise that has already been processed.  Once the order has shipped cancellation will not be accepted.

Shipping

All orders Domestic and International will ship via USPS Priority Mail (shipment of replacement goods may be sent First class mail).  An email with tracking number (as available for the region being shipped to) will be sent to the email address provided by you once your order has shipped. 

Shipping Fees

Shipping fees include carrier shipping costs, handling and insurance.  

                                                         Domestic Shipping Costs

                                                            $1      - $150        $12.95 

                                                            $150 - $500      $21.95

                                                             > $500                 Free   

 

                                                           Canada Shipping Costs      

                                                             $42.00            Flat Rate

                                                        Rest of World Shipping Costs

                                                               $79.00           Flat Rate

Delivery

Domestic Priority shipments: 1 - 3 business days (estimated delivery time) 
International (incl. Canada) Priority shipments: 6 - 10 business days (estimated delivery time) 
We can not guarantee these approximate delivery times. These are estimates given by the US Postal Service or shipping Carriers for shipping services.

Please noteInternational shipments may be delayed if held up in Customs. Any Customs duties due are the responsibility of the buyer. It is the buyer's responsibility to research duties on shipments to their country before purchasing. If a shipment comes back to Oceana Beads because of customer refusal to pay their respective duties, a refund amount -  less the 15% merchandise restocking fee and seller's shipping cost incurred - may be given at seller's discretion.

Shipping insurance will be added to all orders. It is our goal to fully reimburse you for undelivered or lost packages & your patience and cooperation is appreciated. Refunds will be given for undelivered shipments. Please note: Reimbursement can only occur with customer cooperation in following the steps required by our SHIPPING  INSURANCE provider's policy.

RETURN & EXCHANGE POLICY

Refund/Return Policy

Refunds and returns may be considered if the buyer contacts Oceana Beads within the first 14 days immediately following the date of delivery. If an item is damaged during shipping, a replacement item will be sent. If the buyer is not happy with an item a return may be negotiated. Returns are granted on a case-by-case basis, however we do not accept exchanges. When merchandise is returned a new order will need to be placed if the buyer wishes to receive different merchandise to replace the returned goods. 

 

Buyer must be aware of the item description/details before purchasing. If the item matches the description and the buyer is unsatisfied, seller will retain a 15% restocking fee for merchandise eligible for return, and return shipping and costs will be the responsibility of the buyer. If over half of the original order value is returned, seller will retain a 15% restocking fee based on the value of the returned merchandise, and return shipping and costs will be the responsibility of the buyer.  Refunds will be given once returned merchandise is received. All merchandise must be returned in the same exact condition in which it was delivered. This includes packaging, stringing and bundling. Refunds will not be given for broken strands or opened packages.

ADDITIONAL POLICY

Legalities

The seller is not responsible if any harm is incurred from the items purchased by the buyer. Merchandise is not meant for children. If any harm is incurred from the items purchased by the buyer, the seller shares no responsibility.

Photography Copyrights

All images are property of Oceana Beads, LLC. Customers may only use photographs on oceanbeads.com with written consent from Oceana Beads. To obtain consent to use our photographs please email us. Once permission is granted, we will provide you with images (without watermarks). 

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change.