Terms & Conditions

Terms of Service:

By activating your account and using Golden Touch Concierge (GTC) , you agree to all of the terms and conditions of GTC Usage Agreement (“Usage Agreement”). If you do not agree with any of the terms or conditions contained herein, please do not use Golden Touch Concierge.  Golden Touch Concierge reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Usage Agreement or the terms or conditions contained herein at any time. Changes to the agreement will be periodically made and included in a new “Usage Agreement” which will be posted in replacement of the old “Usage Agreement”. Your continued use of Golden Touch Concierge following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted the changes.

Payment:

All monthly subscriptions and à la carte service and hourly services must be paid for up front by credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express.   Any rates listed by Golden Touch Concierge, are for services rendered directly by Golden Touch Concierge and do not include charges for third party vendors, or merchandise purchased to complete the request.  There is a one hour minimum on all services requested with billing then being charged in 15 minute increments.  We can provide services to you 24/7, however, Golden Touch Concierge hours are 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Services requested outside of normal business hours and/or on holidays may be subject to additional fees.

Third Party Expenses:

At the User’s request, Golden Touch Concierge may purchase items either over the Internet or on the phone with third party vendors with the User’s credit card. In the event that the User initially wants Golden Touch Concierge to make purchases for the User, the User will be asked for a credit card to be used for those charges. Such authorization may be either orally or in writing. Any request over $300 must be by email, fax, or other written authorization. GTC shall not purchase any item on behalf of the client from a third party unless first authorized to do so by the client.  Golden Touch Concierge does not warrant or stand behind any purchases made on the User’s behalf. Golden Touch Concierge is merely acting to facilitate the purchase and all disputes with charges need to be addressed to your Credit Card Company or merchant. All invoices, shipping information, etc. will be sent directly to Users email address for vendor. If Golden Touch Concierge agrees to make a credit card purchase on behalf of the client (i.e. not made directly with the client’s credit card), Golden Touch Concierge reserves the right to charge a convenience fee of 3%.

Errands:

Hourly rates for on site errand running begins from the time the concierge leaves the office until the requested task is completed. Any mileage over 10 miles of travel is currently billable at $.55 per mile.  (Please note mileage rates are subject to change based upon the IRS designated compensation rate.)

Unused Hours:

All hours for monthly subscriptions must be used within 30 days of the first hour used. Hours not used within 30 days will not be refunded or rolled over to the following month.

Cancellations:

Services scheduled that are a must with less than 24 hours notice, may incur a convenience fee of $25.00, to accommodate necessary scheduling changes. Services canceled without prior notice may result in the full price of service being charged.

Access to Property:

If the task requested by the client requires access to a business or residence, arrangements must be made to allow Golden Touch Concierge access to the property.  If, for any reason, Golden Touch Concierge cannot gain access, the full charge will be assessed to the client.  Clients may choose an option of a key safe to arrange for service access or arranging for key pick up and drop off if the client is not available.

Services:

Concierge services are for providing you with informational driven services, limited to virtual telephone oriented, email or online tasks.  Our consultants will not physically provide any work such as pick-ups, mailings, drop offs, or any ERRAND SERVICES. Errand services (see below) are available at an hourly rate or a per-request rate and only in available areas.  In addition, concierge requests do not include providing any secretarial services such checking email, creating spreadsheets or placing postings online.  Other than that, we can find, research, book, call, remind, order online and do just about everything else you’d like for us to do on your behalf.

 

Errand running services include all personal assistant services that involve personal errand running, on location and cannot be handled over the phone or Internet.  For requests beyond what is covered by concierge requests, the charge will be billed hourly or on a per request basis.

 

Concierge specialists will do their best possible to provide you with the information or task at hand.  However, there will be circumstances where such information or unusual requests are not fulfilled and Golden Touch Concierge will not be held accountable, liable or financially responsible for any inaccurate information provided.

 

Monthly Subscription:

You will be billed 1 day prior to the beginning of your subscription cycle each month automatically.  Your subscription will renew automatically once you purchase your subscription online and agree to these terms.  Please note that your membership will begin from the date you signed up and automatically renew in 30 days.  Subscriptions are not set to renew at the beginning or ending of each month, rather they begin on the day that you activate your subscription.  Please make sure that you provide a credit card that you plan on keeping, that you have the appropriate billing address information for and that you plan on using for our charges. Unused credits and requests DO NOT ROLL OVER.  If clients utilize additional hours over their package choice, they can either choose to purchase à la carte hours or upgrade to another package.

 

Cancellations:

Cancellations of monthly subscriptions are subject to review and must be requested in writing prior to the next billing cycle.  Should you cancel any time after the 1st day of your renewed subscription cycle, you will be billed for that month.  If you sign up for a subscription and want to cancel in the same month, you will not be eligible for a refund.  We will bill you for that first month and revoke your subscription thereafter and ensure that your subscription no longer renews.  For any reason, if you want to terminate your account, please email us at info@goldentouchconcierge.com for further instructions on how to cancel your subscription.

 

Upgrades/Renewals/Automatic Billing:

Your subscription will automatically renew each month and you will be automatically billed.  You will not be notified of the renewal.  Therefore, you consent and allow Golden Touch Concierge to charge your card each month without contacting you in any way, unless you notify us to cancel your account.  You can upgrade / downgrade your account based upon your usage at any time. You are eligible to upgrade or downgrade your account after 15 days have passed since your subscription had last renewed. For upgrading you will pay the portion of the new subscription, minus the portion you paid for your lower grade subscription.

Limitations:

By agreeing to our terms, you realize that there are inherent limitations to the services we are to provide.  We will not make illegal purchases on your behalf or represent you in any unlawful or illegal way.  For purchases made on your behalf,  Golden Touch Concierge nor its employees will be held accountable for returns, refunds, or guarantees on behalf of the products or services you are purchasing.  We will take all the precautions necessary to protect your information, but we will not be held responsible or accountable or liable for any reason whatsoever should your information become exposed or if you are not pleased with the products or services you approved for us to charge on your behalf. Concierge operators will also not lie on your behalf for any reason or be involved or responsible for any of your personal, business, financial or other actions. Our operators will not honor fraudulent outbound calling, money collections, prank calling or other illegal activities.

 

Time Limitations:

Please keep in mind that to better service all of our clients we would appreciate your prompt inquires.  Operators will not remain on hold for long periods of time, or provide in depth research with concierge requests.  If that is desired, we can perform that task at an hourly or per-request rate.  We anticipate that most concierge request calls will commence from beginning to end in approximately 2-4 minutes.  In addition, for ASAP requests, we advise that you make such requests via telephone.

 

Refunds:

There will be no refunds for services that are rendered.  As mentioned above, to cancel monthly subscriptions we must be notified in writing one month in advance.  The current month will be billed for services accordingly, whereas the following month will not.  Credits will be refunded only if there was an error committed by a Concierge consultant.  In that case, please notify our office that they had provided you with the wrong information and they will then provide you with the correct information and credit your account.  There will also be no refunds for purchases made on your behalf.  When you ask for our representatives to make purchases on your behalf, we will not be held accountable should the product or service you are purchasing not meet the expectations you had in mind.   Please review on your own, all refund and exchange policies with the service providers you intend for us to make purchases on your behalf, PRIOR to asking that we make any purchases for you.   We will not be held accountable, liable or responsible in anyway for purchases on your behalf that are lost during shipping, tickets arriving late, goods damaged in the mail, etc.  We will make purchases on your behalf simply to save you time, but will not be responsible for the goods or services we are purchasing.

 

Gift Subscriptions:

 If you were provided with a Gift Subscriptions it is required that you activate your membership within 6 months from the date of purchase.  If you have not activated your subscription in less than 6 months from receiving your gift subscription, you will not be eligible for use of our service.  Please note that your gift subscription will expire within a predetermined period of time.  You must utilize our service during this ACTIVE period of time as unused requests will not be made available for use or refunded whatsoever upon expiration.   ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

 

Privacy:

Golden Touch Concierge knows how important privacy is to you and is committed to honoring your privacy.

All personal and credit card information obtained is gathered for the purpose of providing concierge services and billing the client for services rendered.  At no time, will the collected information be disclosed to a third party, except for the purpose of completing the client’s financial obligation to Golden Touch Concierge.

 

Limitation of Liability:

In no event will Golden Touch Concierge, any of its partners, providers, affiliates, including their respective officers, directors, employees or representatives, be liable for any indirect, incidental, compensatory or punitive damages or damages resulting from loss of profits, lost data or business interruption arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of the service.  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Golden Touch Concierge, its service providers, and each of their subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, beneficiaries, members, partners, employees, consultants, attorneys and agents and their respective successors and assigns, if any, (collectively the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against all claims, actions, losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and costs) arising from or relating to your use of the Services . Recommendations of third party vendors are at your own risk and Golden Touch Concierge shall not be held responsible for any dissatisfaction from any service or merchandise. The decision to use any third party service vendor is totally your own, and is only a recommendation by us and holds no guarantees for satisfaction. Any complaints, refunds, etc. should be directed to the specific vendor and not to Golden Touch Concierge. The concierges’ comments and recommendations presented are based on research and opinions collected by the concierges, and are subject to change at any time.  In addition, all responses will be provided based upon REASONABLE research and efforts on behalf of our staff. We do not recommend utilizing our services for financial, legal, tax or other sensitive matters.

We use all reasonable endeavors to monitor the goods and/or services provided by our service partners but we cannot accept responsibility for any loss, liability or cost incurred by you as a result of any acts or omissions of service partners nor can we guarantee the accuracy of information supplied to you by service partners. No guarantees can be given on behalf of any service partners. You shall require seeking compensation for any loss or damage suffered directly from the service partner.

Golden Touch Concierge holds the right to refuse any business it feels is unsafe and unsuitable for its employees.

 

Notice:

All notices to a party shall be in writing and shall be made either via e-mail or U.S. mail. Notice shall be deemed given 24 hours after an e-mail that is not returned to the sender is sent, or 3 days after deposit in the U.S. mail, to you at the address provided by you upon registration and to Golden Touch Concierge Services at the address set forth below.

 

GTC will from time to time make changes to our terms of use policy as circumstances require. Changes will be effective when they have been posted on the GTC website.

 

 

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