Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Shipping Policy?
Disclaimer: See our COVID-19 Precautions Section for current shipping information
Where is my Package Tracking Number?
Bluemink Chicago order processing time is four to nine business days.
Which Payment Methods are accepted?
What is the Refund Policy?
We understand that things change. Orders that have not yet been shipped may be cancelled and refunded. Orders that have been shipped may not be cancelled or refunded.
How should I Clean & Care for my jewelry?
Maintain your jewelry's beautiful luster by avoiding contact with any moisture, extreme heat, lotion, perfume, make-up or any harsh cleaning products and by using these tips:
How is Quality Control ensured?
Our pieces are handmade with special attention to detail. Each piece is unique and different from each other which means you may come across some mild imperfections. Nonetheless, all of our products go through quality control to ensure that you always receive quality items.
Terms and Conditions
Please read the following additional terms and conditions of use carefully before using this website. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable laws that which Bluemink Chicacgo may modify, alter or update at any time in its sole discretion and that which are binding on you. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.
You must be 18 years old or the age of majority in your jurisdiction in order to make a purchase on BlueminkChicago.com. If you are under 18 years old or the age of majority in your jurisdiction, then you may not make a purchase on our Site. If you are under 13 years old, you may browse our Site. However, you may not provide personal information to us nor register on the Site. This Site is not directed to children under 13 years old. By accessing or using the Site, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
All content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics, code, images, audio and video clips, and logos is the property of Bluemink Chicago or is licensed to Bluemink Chicago and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to electronically copy and/or print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with BlueminkChicago.com or purchasing Bluemink Chicago products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited.
The Bluemink Chicago name and logo are trademarks and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior consent of Bluemink Chicago.
This site and the materials and products in this site are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Bluemink Chicago disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Bluemink Chicago does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Bluemink Chicago does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise. Some or all of the above limitations may not apply to you depending on applicable state laws, and you might have additional rights pursuant thereto.
Limitation of Liability
Bluemink Chicago shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site or the performance of products even if Bluemink Chicago has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
The internal laws of the State of Illinois shall govern any issues pertaining to use of BlueminkChicago.com, each party irrevocably submits to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the courts of Illinois.
This site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third-party vendors and other third parties (“External Sites”). You acknowledge that Bluemink Chicago is not responsible for the unavailability of, or the content located on or through, any External Site. Bluemink Chicago’s policy representations contained herein apply only to its primary site, and do not cover the purchaser’s experience once it links to other such third party sites; and that any information collected by these external sites is subject to their own terms and policies. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such External Sites.
By uploading User Content and posting User Content that you have hash tagged with #BlueminkChicago, #QualityStyleElegance or other Bluemink Chicago hashtags, you agree to the following:
You grant to Bluemink Chicago, and its affiliates, retail partners and/or related entities a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and display your photo(s) and/or video(s) that you submit, upload, post or otherwise provide or make available to Bluemink Chicago, or its vendors, on or through the website, in its marketing and/or in its advertising, including your User Content that is on third party companies’ websites, for example Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube, that is associated with hashtags related to Bluemink Chicago, including (but not limited to), for example, #BlueminkChicago #QualityStyleElegance.
Bluemink Chicago and its affiliates, retail partners and/or related entities, may use, reproduce, distribute, combine with other materials, alter and/or edit your photos in any manner in its sole discretion, with no obligation to you whatsoever. You hereby represent and warrant that (i) you own all rights in or to your photos, or have the right to grant Bluemink Chicago rights and licenses to the photos, (ii) you have permission from any person(s) appearing in your photos to grant the rights herein; (iii) you are not a minor, and (iv) Bluemink Chicago’s use of your Instagram handle and/or photos will not violate the rights of any third party or any law. You hereby release, discharge and agree to hold Bluemink Chicago and any person acting on Bluemink Chicago’s behalf harmless from any liability related in any way to Bluemink Chicago’s use of your social media handle, your photo(s) and/or video(s).
Ratings and Reviews Guidelines
Please consider a few guidelines when submitting a product review:
• Focus on the product and your individual experience using it
• Provide details about why you liked or disliked the product
We reserve the right not to post your review if it contains any of the following types of content or violates any of these other guidelines:
• Obscenities, discriminatory language, or other language not suitable for a public forum
• Advertisements, “spam” content, or references to other products, offers, or websites
• Email addresses, URLs, phone numbers, physical addresses or other forms of contact information
• Critical or spiteful comments on other reviews posted on the page or their authors
• falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity
If you would like to share feedback about product selection, pricing, ordering, delivery or other customer service issues, please do not submit through a product review instead reach out to us directly.
Your Use of Content on the Sites and Limitation of Liability
Bluemink Chicago provides the Sites and all other applications and services on the Sites as a forum only. Bluemink Chicago is not liable for any statements, representations, or Content provided by its users in any public forum on the Sites or any Third-Party Site, including without limitation through the Interactive Services. Any Content, if displayed, is displayed for entertainment and informational purposes only. More generally, Content posted via or on the Sites or any Third-Party Site, including through the Interactive Services, is not controlled by Bluemink Chicago. Bluemink Chicago cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to Content that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable and Bluemink Chicago shall not be liable for any such Content and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you. Under no circumstances will Bluemink Chicago be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for (i) any errors or omissions in any Content; or (ii) any loss or damage (including, without limitation, personal injury or property damage) of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via or to the Sites.
Responsibility for your Content
You are solely responsible for all content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via or to the Site including the submission of product ratings and reviews and all other data, profile information, documents, text, software, applications, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, forum postings, comments, questions, answers or other materials (collectively, “Content”).
You also represent and warrant that any Content you submit:
• Is not false, inaccurate or misleading;
• Does not harm minors;
• Does not infringe any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy of any person or entity;
• Does not violate any obligations you may have with respect to such Content under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as, but not limited to, inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
• Does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising);
• Is not, or would not reasonably be considered to be, unlawful, harmful, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, abusive, tortious, threatening or harassing to any individual, partnership or corporation;
• Is not submitted for compensation or other consideration from any third party; “does not include any information that references other websites, addresses, email addresses, contact information or phone numbers;
• Is not unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation; and
• Does not contain any computer viruses or other potentially damaging computer programs or files.
Bluemink Chicago does not endorse any Content or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein, and Bluemink Chicago disclaims all liability with respect to the Content.
If your Content includes ideas, suggestions, documents or proposals to Bluemink Chicago through the Interactive Services, (a) such Content is not confidential or proprietary and Bluemink Chicago has no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect thereto; (b) Bluemink Chicago may have something similar to that Content already under consideration or development; and (c) you are not entitled to compensation, payment or reimbursement of any kind for such Content from Bluemink Chicago under any circumstances unless you are otherwise notified by Bluemink Chicago in writing.
Modification of Content
What are the Terms of Service?
This website is operated by Bluemink Chicago. Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Bluemink Chicago. Bluemink Chicago offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.
By visiting our site and/ or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.
Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.
Any new features or tools which are added to the current store shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.
Our store is hosted on Wix Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
SECTION 1 - ONLINE STORE TERMS
By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
You may not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your Services.
SECTION 2 - GENERAL CONDITIONS
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
You understand that your content (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by us.
The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.
SECTION 3 - ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND TIMELINESS OF INFORMATION
We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete, or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.
This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.
SECTION 4 - MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE AND PRICES
Pricing is subject to change without notice.
We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time.
We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
SECTION 5 - PRODUCTS OR SERVICES (if applicable)
Certain products or services may be available exclusively online through the website. These products or services may have limited quantities and are subject to return or exchange only according to our Return Policy.
We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors and images of our products that appear at the store. We cannot guarantee that your computer monitor's display of any color will be accurate.
We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products or Services to any person, geographic region, or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that we offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at any time without notice, at the sole discretion of us. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this site is void where prohibited.
We do not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.
SECTION 6 - ACCURACY OF BILLING AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION
We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. If we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.
You agree to provide current, complete, and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.
For more detail, please review our Returns Policy.
SECTION 7 - OPTIONAL TOOLS
We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor nor have any control nor input.
You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools.
Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).
We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.
SECTION 8 - THIRD-PARTY LINKS
Certain content, products and services available via our Service may include materials from third-parties.
Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.
We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.
SECTION 9 - USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS
If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, 'comments'), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to us. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments.
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive, or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any comments posted by you or any third-party.
SECTION 10 - PERSONAL INFORMATION
SECTION 11 - ERRORS, INACCURACIES AND OMISSIONS
Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.
SECTION 12 - PROHIBITED USES
In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.
SECTION 13 - DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.
We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable.
You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.
You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.
In no case shall Bluemink Chicago, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
SECTION 14 - INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Bluemink Chicago and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.
SECTION 15 - SEVERABILITY
In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
SECTION 16 - TERMINATION
The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.
These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site.
If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).
SECTION 17 - ENTIRE AGREEMENT
The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.
SECTION 18 - GOVERNING LAW
These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Illinois.
SECTION 19 - CHANGES TO TERMS OF SERVICE
You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.
SECTION 20 - CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I find my Ring Size?
You may easily measure the size of your ring finger by taking a slip of paper, placing it around your finger, then using the chart below to determine the size given your finger's circumference:
What if an item or size that I want is Out of Stock?
Please contact us to request a restock of your wish list item. We will do our best to replenish the item for you!
What are the COVID-19 Precautions & Policies?
All items are handled by persons wearing gloves who polish and sanitize your purchase prior to packaging. Our production takes place in a sanitized facility, based on the guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bluemink Chicago is not responsible for skin irritation or injury.
Important Shipping Notes:
What is the Promo Code Policy?
Only one code may be used per transaction.