Terms & Conditions
Shipping and Handling
Shipping times may vary. Please allow 4-6 weeks for larger items, 7-14 business days for smaller packages, depending on availability and your shipping area. Expect longer delivery times to arrive for orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii. Many of our products are drop-shipped directly to our customers by our suppliers. Some limitations apply to certain delivery areas. Shipping is normally within 5 business days. Additional shipping costs may be incurred on larger or heavier items, depending on your delivery location. You will receive an email requesting payment of any additional shipping charges when your order is packed and ready for shipping. This requires a written response and additional credit card authorization to complete your order and ship - no exceptions. We are required to wait the minimum 72-hour cancellation term required by law before your order is placed with or released to our suppliers for shipping. Shipping times may vary by supplier but will always be within our 7-14 business days as stated in our Terms of Sale OR
you will be notified if a delay is expected or the item is on backorder. Cancellation or item substitution will be offered at that time. You will also receive an email notification when products are drop-shipped as well as the delivery tracking information. All drop-ship products are designated in our product descriptions and supersede our standard shipping fees. We no longer ship to Canada due to high shipping rates and/or taxes, duties, and additional entrance fees that cannot be calculated in advance by our shipping vendors.
Overnight or Express shipping is available at an additional charge based on weight and location of delivery. Email us for a quote. All packages valued at over $50.00 will be shipped with additional insurance coverage at no additional charges. We provide Delivery Confirmation/Tracking on all packages shipped by the US Postal Service or FedEx. Our base shipping rates are published to give you an estimate for shipping for small parcels (under 10 pounds to US lower 48 states). Shipping to some areas are higher and will be reflected during checkout. Our base shipping fees are as follows and are based on the purchase total:
$0.00 - $20.00: $8.95
$20.01 - $40.00: $10.95
$40.01 - $60.00: $12.95
$60.01 - $80.00: $14.95
$80.01 - $150.00: $18.95
$150.00 - $250.00: (will be determined and billed to you prior to shipping)
Small parcel orders that total over $250.00 will be contacted and charged actual shipping rate using the most economical means available, unless otherwise requested. Larger packages (over 10 pounds) are shipped by actual weight, dimension and delivery location. Email us for a quote. Customers will receive an email notifying them of their shipping status. Published rates above are an estimate only. Our shopping cart will charge according to delivery location, unless one of the situations listed above.
Please allow 7-14 business days for shipping notification for in-stock items. Please allow 4-6 weeks for backordered items or special order items. Items that are found to be sold out or no longer available or will be refunded immediately upon the buyer's request if request is received within 72 hours of store's notification. Store credit may be given toward other merchandise if customer so chooses. Refunds for products received or late cancellations are at the discretion of the store in all instances. The store will notify customer of product availability status via email as soon as is possible. It is the customer's responsibility to check and respond promptly to email from the store to avoid shipping delays and/or invalid refunds and/or unauthorized cancellation requests. Cancellations must be received in writing by email from the original purchaser using an valid email already on file. No exceptions.
Shipping to US postal addresses only. Higher shipping fees may apply to orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii. Please respect that we do not ship to Canada or overseas addresses. Please do not ask for special consideration nor place your order using "USA" as your country of billing. Your order will be canceled and the sale voided. Due to issues with damages in transit, the high cost of return shipping, and because we do not refund for shipping costs of any kind and we do not honor overseas purchases. You may, however, request by email that your order is shipped to any US shipping address or to any US shipping clearinghouse of your choice to which you can then arrange to forward your merchandise to you via Air Mail. Back to top ^ Payment Methods
We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express through our on-line, secure shopping cart via Shopify. Your billing information must match your bank card, credit card, or e-Check account information. No exceptions. This protects you and us from unfortunate charge-backs due to identity theft and credit card fraud. If we receive a security alert for mismatched or invalid information, your order may be canceled and charges reversed unless you provide proof of identity upon request.
No one other than our employees can see or has access to your personal information and never to your credit card information when you submit the information through our secure shopping cart. Your billing address must match to confirm payment. There are several features in place to verify secure payment. Your billing address is the address where you receive your statement. However, your ship to address can be to any valid US address of your choice. Shipping addresses are verified through the United States Postal Service and Google Earth.
All transactions are processed through our secure credit-card processing center. In an effort to ensure secure, confidential credit card payment for all our customers, we no longer take credit card information over the phone. We will be glad to set up your account and process a convenient, online invoice from which to pay pay securely through Shopify, our top-rated online payment processor. You have complete control of all confidential information within your account at all times. Please note:
We do not share our customer lists or other data other third parties. Shop with confidence and receive the privacy you deserve. You may also pay by personal check, money order or bank check during check-out, however, merchandise will not be shipped until payment has cleared by personal check and money order or bank check payments have been verified. Personal checks, certified checks and all money orders require a 10-business day hold on shipping. Sorry, no CODs. Back to top ^ State Sales Tax
Florida residents are required to pay sales tax of 7% for purchases shipped to Florida shipping addresses only. This will be added at the time of purchase on-line and will be included in your credit card charges. Merchandise Returns
Order cancellation is required in writing within 72 hours of purchase or a 15% restocking fee (minimum of $10) will be applied against the refund amount.
Merchandise may be returned to the store for refund of the purchase price if returned in the original box, packaged securely, and in the original condition for which it was received. A 15% restocking fee (minimum $10) may apply. Merchandise must be returned within 30 days of delivery/acceptance date. Please contact the store for the RMA (return merchandise authorization code) so that there are no delays or refusals for accepting your return. Unmarked returns will be refused. Exchanges and store credits are available but buyer is responsible for the return shipping costs if for any other reason than damaged on receipt. Some of our larger items are drop shipped so that means the store cannot inspect all merchandise prior to shipment. If damage occurs but was NOT
the result of mishandling during shipping, please contact the store for instructions on how to return your purchase for exchange. Notification of all damages or shortages, must be reported within 10 days of delivery acceptance, no exceptions. Image Copyright Disclaimer
All product images, designs, and/or descriptions of products on this website belong exclusively to Buffalo Trader Online and/or our wholesale product suppliers and are used with written permission of each. No images are to be copied, transferred, or otherwise shared anywhere on the Internet without express written request and permission by Buffalo Trader Online pursuant to the laws contained in Title 17 of the United States Copyright Code. Back to top ^
Our Green Policy
Invoices & Packing Slips
We do not include an invoice or packing slip with your order. Buffalo Trader Online prefers to communicate directly with customers via email and to save on unnecessary paper usage and printing costs, we ask that customers retain a copy of their order from email if they so choose. Your order is checked carefully for content against the master order record before it is sealed and shipped to you. Your order number is included on the shipping notification received via email when your order ships. Shipping Costs
Whenever possible, Buffalo Trader Online strives to ship your order to you via the most cost-effective method possible, utilizing on-hand shipping supplies. We mainly ship via USPS 1st Class, Priority Mail, Parcel Select (Ground), and FedEx Ground/Home Delivery. Feel free to ship to your work address for security reasons. FedEx Express shipping is also available upon request for an additional "RUSH request fee." Contact the store directly for details or a quote to your delivery address. Larger orders are shipped only when the order is complete unless we receive a written request that says otherwise. Additional shipping fees may be due for separate shipments. You will be notified by email of any delays relating to backorders or out-of-stock items to last for more than 14 business days. Item descriptions will specify backordered items that exceed 14 business days. Efficient shipping helps us keep our costs down and those savings are then passed on to you through continued low prices and reasonable shipping costs. Shipping Boxes
We constantly strive to recycle and re-purpose all packing materials, boxes and other shipping supplies to save us money and hopefully keep less shipping refuge from being deposited into the landfills. This is yet another way we keep our prices lower for our customers. Record-Keeping
An electronic copy of your order can be obtained at any time by logging into your account/purchase with us. Once you have logged in, all of your purchases and payment history is there for your review and we will retain all sales records for no less than 3 years for your convenience.
We would also ask that our customers pass along our cost-cutting and conservation efforts through re-purposing. Re-use our shippers, cardboard, Styrofoam peanuts, shredded paper materials and such when possible. We thank you and our planet thanks you!
Buffalo Trader Online Staff Back to top ^