Terms & Conditions
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please do not hesitate for any questions, comments, concerns, or general assistance that will make your experience with us more convenient.
PaolosGelatoGourmet.com is a division of Smiling Consultants, Inc., a registered company in the US State of Georgia. The PaolosGelatoGourmet.com website (the "Site") is an online information service provided by PaolosGelatoGourmet.com, subject to the terms and conditions set forth below.
PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE. PAOLOSGELATOGOURMET.COM MAY MODIFY THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME, AND SUCH MODIFICATIONS SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON POSTING OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT ON THE SITE. YOU AGREE TO REVIEW THE AGREEMENT PERIODICALLY TO BE AWARE OF SUCH MODIFICATIONS AND YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT.
Our goal is to give our customers the highest level of service possible, and we recognize that it is essential that our customers can shop knowing that their well-being is protected. We have a staff of professionals here at PaolosGelatoGourmet.com who is absolutely committed to delivering a happy and pleasant experience to each and every one of its customers. We consider it a privilege to have an opportunity to serve our customers, and we do not take lightly the responsibility of fulfilling orders in an accurate, timely fashion.
Have confidence when you order from us. If you are not satisfied with any item you order from us, you may return it within 30 days from the date of receipt for future purchase credit or for a refund. We guarantee you will be satisfied with the quality of the product you ordered, or your money back in full. If you receive your order, and you simply change your mind about wanting the product, you may return it but you will not be refunded the shipping charges and you will responsible for a 15% re-stocking fee. Returned merchandise must include all original packaging and paperwork, and must be packaged properly so as to avoid shipping damage. Shipping charges cannot be refunded unless it is evidenced that the part(s) are defective or that we made an error in fulfillment of the order. For full details, please see the RETURNS section below.
PaolosGelatoGourmet.com is proud to have a SAME DAY SHIPPING policy for all orders received and payment processed before 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone), Mon – Fri. Some orders may require 1-2 business days prior to shipping. Orders are not processed on weekend days. Though we have a SAME DAY SHIPPING policy, PaolosGelatoGourmet.com does not guarantee same day shipping. PaolosGelatoGourmet.com reserves the right to decline any order. Prices listed on our site do not include shipping and/or delivery charges. Unless otherwise requested, delivery will be by FedEx Ground and customer agrees to the charges being added to the order.
By placing an order on the site, the customer agrees to the terms and conditions of sale, constituting a binding contract between the customer and PaolosGelatoGourmet.com.
Instead of transmitting your order online, you can print it out and mail it to us. Please be sure to sign the order form somewhere. Include credit card number (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express) and expiration date, or one of the following forms of payment: Personal Check, Traveler's Check, or Money Order, made out to PaolosGelatoGourmet.com. Note: Personal checks must have your name and address pre-printed on them and may delay shipping of your order by up-to 10 business days for clearing through the bank system.
Mail the printed order form to
4257 Domino Ave
Charleston, SC 29405
Instead of transmitting your order online, print it out and fax it to us. Please be sure to sign the order form somewhere. Include credit card number (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express), expiration date, the cards CVV security code, the name that appears on the card and the credit cards billing address.
Fax the printed order form to:
RETURNS & DAMAGED PRODUCTS
If you are not satisfied with any item you order from us, you may return it within 30 days from the date of receipt for future purchase credit or for a refund. We guarantee you will be satisfied with the quality of the product you ordered, or your money back in full. If you receive your order, and you simply change your mind about wanting the product, you may return it but you will not be refunded the shipping charges and you will responsible for a 15% re-stocking fee. Returned merchandise must include all original packaging and paperwork, and must be packaged properly so as to avoid shipping damage. Shipping charges cannot be refunded unless it is determined by PaolosGelatoGourmet.com that the part(s) are defective or that we made an error in fulfillment of the order.
How to Make a Return
Obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA #) by contacting a PaolosGelatoGourmet.com Customer Service Representative by calling 1.843.747.7377 or by email at
Write us the reason for your return and include it, together with all the original documents received from PaolosGelatoGourmet.com (Invoices, Packaging Slips, etc) with your return.
Return to the address below (note, you will have to pay for shipping of all products sent for return, exchange or replacement, unless PaolosGelatoGourmet has first approved the return shipping charges and has sent you a return shipping label). You must fully insure your return shipment as PaolosGelatoGourmet.com is not responsible for any risk of loss and/or damage to products being shipped for return, exchange or replacement. Please use a carrier that is able to provide you with proof of delivery, such as UPS or FedEx:
RMA and/or INVOICE #___________
4257 Domino Avenue
Charleston, SC 29405
All returns are typically processed with 1 business day of receipt. If you have requested an exchange, your item will be shipped out the same day your return is processed. If you have requested a refund, and your request meets the terms of our refund policies, you will be refunded by the same method you used to pay for your order. Going through the normal banking process you will typically see a refund posted to a credit card within 3-5 business days.
If Customer receives damaged products, please refuse the products upon original delivery attempt. If damaged products are accepted from the carrier, such damage should be noted on the carrier delivery record. Please save the product and the original box and packaging and notify PaolosGelatoGourmet.com immediately to arrange for a carrier inspection and a pick-up of damaged products. Please notify PaolosGelatoGourmet at or by calling 1.843.747.7377 of damaged products WITHIN THE FIRST 5 DAYS of receipt. Timely receipt of this information is necessary for PaolosGelatoGourmet.com to file a damage claim.
We routinely ship products all over the world, and can easily accommodate orders to be shipped outside the United States.
To place an order, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will only be able to process international orders with a written order confirmation and/or a written Purchase Order.
Requirements for international orders:
All quotes, prices and orders will be given in US Dollars only.
All orders must be paid by bank wire transfer only.
Minimum item total must equal or exceed $500 before shipping, except orders to Canada, which have no minimum item total requirement.
Name (First and Last)
Company (when applicable)
Customer is responsible for making all shipping arrangements from our main warehouse in Charleston, SC (Paolo Gelato Gourmet , 4257 Domino Ave, Charleston, SC 29405, USA). Shipping of Canadian orders may be directly requested via our website, utilizing our FedEx shipping options.
Brokerage, duty and other fees will be the sole responsibility of the customer. We cannot predict or pre-pay these charges. Please check with your government customs officials to find out how much these charges might be prior to ordering.
WHOLESALE / DISTRIBUTOR ACCOUNTS
To make sure all of our valued customers get the best deal, we have a one price policy, which is the best price on top quality gelato supplies. Volume discounts may be available to qualified distributors, which must stock our full line of products or on an order-by-order basis for multiple orders of a single part, or orders over $1,500. If you are a licensed and established food products and/or packaging distributor or have an order that qualifies, please email your request to with quantity and description of the items needed. Please make the subject of your email or fax “Wholesale / Distribution Request” and if applicable, include a copy of your business license, your email address, fax number, and daytime telephone number. We will fax or email back a response within 2 business days. All Wholesale / Distributor orders must be in writing, either via eMail (email@example.com) or by sending your Purchase Order to our mailing address: PaolosGelatoGourmet.com, 4257 Domino Ave, Charleston, SC 29405, USA.
Most products are warranted against manufacturer defects for 90 days unless otherwise specified. Warranty is void if an item is altered or misused. PaolosGelatoGourmet.com is not liable for any direct or indirect consequential damage of any kind.
COPYRIGHT, LICENSES and IDEA SUBMISSIONS
The entire contents of the Site are protected by U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. The owner of the copyrights and trademarks is PaolosGelatoGourmet.com, its affiliates, or other third party licensors. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE. You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Site solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials. You agree to grant to PaolosGelatoGourmet.com a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services) you submit to any public areas of the Site (such as bulletin boards, forums and newsgroups) or by e-mail to PaolosGelatoGourmet.com by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You also grant to PaolosGelatoGourmet.com the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against PaolosGelatoGourmet.com for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to PaolosGelatoGourmet.com.
USE OF THE SITE
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET. PAOLOSGELATOGOURMET.COM PROVIDES THE SITE AND RELATED INFORMATION "AS IS" AND DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, ANY MERCHANDISE INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY, AND PAOLOSGELATOGOURMET.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY PRICING ERRORS, OR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND USEFULNESS OF ALL OPINIONS, ADVICE, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. PAOLOSGELATOGOURMET.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL PAOLOSGELATOGOURMET.COM BE LIABLE FOR (I) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR ANY INFORMATION, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE, OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICE, OR ANY DELAY OF SUCH INFORMATION OR SERVICE. EVEN IF PAOLOSGELATOGOURMET.COM OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SERVICE AND/OR MATERIALS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE SERVICE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, PAOLOSGELATOGOURMET.COM's LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
PaolosGelatoGourmet.com makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one or which may link to this Site. When you access a non-PaolosGelatoGourmet.com Web site, please understand that it is independent from PaolosGelatoGourmet.com, and that PaolosGelatoGourmet.com has no control over the content on that Web site. In addition, a link to a PaolosGelatoGourmet.com Web site does not mean that PaolosGelatoGourmet.com endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such Web site.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless PaolosGelatoGourmet.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement, including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Service.
THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
The provisions of paragraphs 2 (Use of the Service), and 3 (Indemnification) are for the benefit of PaolosGelatoGourmet.com and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the Service. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.
This Agreement may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. The provisions of paragraphs 1 (Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions), 2 (Use of the Service), 3 (Indemnification), 4 (Third Party Rights) and 6 (Miscellaneous) shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
This Agreement shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, USA applicable to agreements made and to be performed in Georgia. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between PaolosGelatoGourmet.com and you for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties' obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Georgia. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Service must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. PaolosGelatoGourmet.com' failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. PaolosGelatoGourmet.com may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
PaolosGelatoGourmet.com is not responsible or obligated to honor any price or quantity misprint on the Site. Errors can and do occur despite best efforts to avoid them. Prices, quantities, product colors and terms listed on the Site are advertisements only. They are not offers to contract. Any purported purchases made by you on the Site remain subject to review and acceptance by PaolosGelatoGourmet.com.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.