Terms of Use

These are the terms of use ("Terms of Use") for your use of services or features on the site owned and controlled by GUSTO + CO LTD CO. ("GUSTO + CO"), www.GUSTO + CO.com (the "Site"). You may be accessing our Site from a computer or mobile phone device (through an iPhone application, for example) and these Terms of Use govern your use of our Sites and your conduct, regardless of the means of access. You may be using our interactive services ("Interactive Services"), Ratings & Reviews (the "RR Service") and these Terms of Use govern your use of those Interactive Services.


We also like to interact with you on third party sites where we post content or invite your feedback, such as  www.facebook.com/GUSTO-CO,  www.instagram.com/gustoandco, and  ("Third Party Sites"). Our Terms of Use and other areas of our Sites provide guidelines ("Guidelines") and rules and regulations ("Rules") in connection with our Interactive Services, including services that involve Third Party Sites, but GUSTO + CO does not control those Third Party Sites, and these Terms of Use, our Guidelines and our Rules do not apply to companies that GUSTO + CO does not own or control, or to the actions of people that GUSTO + CO does not employ or manage. You should always check the terms of use posted on Third Party Sites.


By using the Sites, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and our Guidelines and Rules, whether or not you have read them. If you do not agree with any of these, you should not use our Sites.


GUSTO + CO reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in the Terms of Use, Guidelines and Rules from time to time at any time, without notice, and in its sole discretion. If GUSTO + CO decides to change these Terms of Use, GUSTO + CO will post a new version on the Sites and update the date set forth above. Any changes or modifications to these Terms of Use, Guidelines or Rules will be effective upon posting of the revisions. Your continued use of the Sites following posting of any changes or modifications constitutes your acceptance of such changes or modifications and if you do not agree with these changes or modifications, you must immediately cease using the Sites. For this reason, you should frequently review these Terms of Use, our Guidelines and Rules and any other applicable policies, including their dates, to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Sites.



All design, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio and video clips, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all software on the Sites is Copyright (c) 2018 GUSTO + CO USA, Inc., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the Sites is the exclusive property of GUSTO + CO and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on the Sites is the property of GUSTO + CO or its software suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Permission is granted to electronically copy and to print in hard copy portions of the Sites for the sole purpose of placing an order with GUSTO + CO, using the Interactive Services or using the Sites as a shopping resource. Any other use of materials on the Sites - including reproduction for purposes other than those permitted above, modification, distribution, republishing, transmission, display or performance - without the prior written permission of GUSTO + CO is strictly prohibited.



GUSTO + CO.com and all page headers, custom graphics and button icons are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of GUSTO + CO and may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not offered by GUSTO + CO in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits GUSTO + CO. All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.


Product Information

The products displayed on the Sites can be ordered and delivered only within the U.S. and Puerto Rico. All prices displayed on GUSTO + CO.com are quoted in U.S. Dollars and are valid and effective only in the U.S. If any minor uses any goods or product from GUSTO + CO it should be only after the legal or parental guardian has discussed the product with the minor's doctor. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by GUSTO + CO.


All material and information presented by GUSTO + CO is intended to be used for personal educational or informational purposes only. The statements made about products have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the results reported, if any, may not necessarily occur in all individuals. The statements and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease. All products should be used strictly in accordance with their instructions, precautions and guidelines. You should always check the ingredients for products to avoid potential allergic reactions. Use of the Sites is not meant to serve as a substitute for professional medical advice: these Sites are solely online stores for specialty beauty products. Please consult with your own physician or health care practitioner regarding the use of any goods, products or information received from the Sites before using or relying on them. Your physician or health care practitioner should address any and all medical questions, concerns and decisions regarding the possible treatment of any medical condition. GUSTO + CO does not give or intend to give any answers to medical related questions and these Sites do not replace any medical professional or medical resource. GUSTO + CO does not represent itself as a physician nor is this implied. No prescription medications or medical treatments are intentionally provided on the Sites. IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF MEDICAL ATTENTION, CALL 911 OR YOUR PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY.


The products available on the Sites and the Interactive Services, including any samples GUSTO + CO may provide to you, are for your personal use only. You may not sell or resell any products you purchase or otherwise receive from GUSTO + CO. GUSTO + CO reserves the right, with or without notice, to cancel or reduce the quantity of any order to be filled or products to be provided to you that may result in a violation of these Terms of Use, as determined by GUSTO + CO in its sole discretion.


Given the popularity of our products, and except where prohibited by law, GUSTO + CO may limit the number available for purchase, so that as many clients as possible may enjoy our merchandise.


Color Information

While GUSTO + CO has tried to accurately display the colors of products, the actual colors you see will depend on your monitor and may not be accurate.


Online Purchases and Other Terms and Conditions

If you purchase any product or service on the Site, (each, a “Site Product”), you may be required to provide personal financial information including, without limitation, a credit or debit card numbers and other billing information (collectively, “Financial Information”) to third-party companies which provide payment processing services for, but are not affiliated with, Company (each such third-party service provider, a “Processor”). Where a Processor is responsible for collecting, transmitting and/or processing your Financial Information (and, in some instances, for fulfilling your order), all payment obligations for Site Products shall be governed by the terms of use/service and privacy policy(ies) of the applicable Processor. By purchasing a Site Product, you warrant that you are authorized to make the purchase using the form of payment card that you provide to the Processor. You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a Site Product. The Site may from time-to-time sell products for children, but it sells them only to adults who can purchase such products with a permitted payment method and in accordance with these Terms of Use.


Company makes no warranty regarding, and accepts no liability for, any losses or damages whatsoever relating to or in connection with your purchase (or attempted purchase) of a Site Product via any Processor. You are solely responsible for any and all transactions utilizing your Financial Information, including, without limitation, any and all charges to your payment card(s). You acknowledge and agree that, if any Processor experiences a data breach that affects your Financial Information, Company will in no way be responsible or liable to you for such breach. You should maintain thorough records of all your purchase transactions on the Site. If you believe there is any error or unauthorized transaction concerning your Financial Information, you must contact the applicable Processor.


Responsibility for your Content

You are solely responsible for all content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via or to the Sites, through our Interactive Services or otherwise, 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"). We will not accept Content from you unless you are a registered user of the Sites.


Your Use of Content on the Sites and Limitation of Liability

GUSTO + CO provides the Sites and the Interactive Services and all other applications and services on the Sites as a forum only. GUSTO + CO 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 GUSTO + CO. GUSTO + CO cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Interactive Services, you may be exposed to Content that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable and GUSTO + CO 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 GUSTO + CO 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 or through the Interactive Services.


You may access the Content and any other content on the Sites only as permitted under these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy and you agree to not engage in the use, copying or distribution of any of the Content other than as expressly provided herein.


You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site or features that prevent or restrict use of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Site or the Content therein. You may not interfere with or disrupt the Sites, or servers or networks connected to the Sites, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Sites, including by using any device, software or routine to bypass robot exclusion headers. GUSTO + CO reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Content. When using the Interactive Services, you may not disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges.


Your Content Submissions

By submitting Content to GUSTO + CO, you represent and warrant that:


♦ You understand you are participating in a public forum and that your Content will be available to all other users of the Sites, the Interactive Services and potentially Third Party Sites;

♦ You are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property and other rights thereto (or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions to use and authorize GUSTO + CO to use all intellectual property and other rights thereto to enable inclusion and use of the Content in the manner contemplated by the Sites and these Terms of Use);

♦ All "moral rights" that you may have in such Content have been voluntarily waived by you and you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Content that you submit, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto;

♦ All Content that you post is accurate;

♦ You are at least 13 years old and, if you are a minor, that you have obtained the consent of your parent or legal guardian to use the Site and agree to these Terms of Use; and that use of the Content you supply does not violate these Terms of Use and will not cause injury to any person or entity.


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;

♦ Complies in all respects with these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and all Guidelines and Rules;

♦ 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, worms or other potentially damaging computer programs or files.


GUSTO + CO does not endorse any Content or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein, and GUSTO + CO disclaims all liability with respect to the Content.


If your Content includes ideas, suggestions, documents or proposals to GUSTO + CO through the Interactive Services, (a) such Content is not confidential or proprietary and GUSTO + CO has no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect thereto; (b) GUSTO + CO 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 GUSTO + CO under any circumstances unless you are otherwise notified by GUSTO + CO in writing.


For any Content that you submit, you grant GUSTO + CO a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable right and license to use, reproduce, communicate, distribute, copy, modify, delete in its entirety, edit, adapt, publish, translate, publicly display, publicly perform, use, create derivative works from and/or sell and/or distribute such Content and/or incorporate such Content into any form, medium or technology whether now or hereafter known throughout the world without compensation to you. This license will survive the termination of these Terms of Use and your use of the Site.




Guidelines for Interactive Services

We want to know what you think of the products you've tried, bought, know and love and we encourage you to use our Interactive Services. When writing a review for the RR Service:

♦ Focus on the product and your individual experience using it

♦ Provide details about why you like or dislike a product; and

♦ All submitted reviews, comments and questions are read by our moderators and are subject to these Terms of Use.


You may not use our Interactive Services to impersonate any person or entity, including, without limitation, any GUSTO + CO official, forum leader, guide or host, or to falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity. You may not use the Interactive Services to collect or store personal data about other users.


As noted above, GUSTO + CO reserves the right to not post a review or to withdraw a posted review for any reason. Your review will be excluded if it violates Guidelines or the provisions in these Terms of Use regarding submission of Content generally.


Third Party Content and Third Party Sites

GUSTO + CO may provide content of third parties ("Third Party Content") or links to Third Party Sites as a service to those interested in this information. GUSTO + CO does not monitor, approve or have any control over any Third Party Content or the Third Party Sites and the inclusion of links to Third Party Content or Third Party Sites does not imply any association or relationship between GUSTO + CO and such third party. GUSTO + CO does not guarantee, endorse or adopt the accuracy or completeness of any Third Party Content or any Third Party Site. GUSTO + CO is not responsible for updating or reviewing Third Party Content or Third Party Sites. You use Third Party Content and Third Party Sites at your own risk. Third Party Content, including comments from third party users submitted to GUSTO + CO through the Interactive Services, do not necessarily reflect the views of GUSTO + CO.


Mobile Services

If you access the Sites via your mobile phone (through an iPhone application, for example), we do not currently charge for this access. Please be aware that your carrier's normal rates and fees, such as text messaging fees or data charges, will still apply.


Modification of Content

All Content that you submit is not confidential and may be used at GUSTO + CO's sole discretion. GUSTO + CO may or may not pre-screen Content. However, GUSTO + CO and its designees will have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, change, condense or delete any Content on the Sites. In particular, GUSTO + CO and its designees will have the right to remove any Content that GUSTO + CO deems, in its sole discretion, to violate the Guidelines, or any other provision of these Terms of Use or is otherwise objectionable. GUSTO + CO does not guarantee that you will have any recourse through GUSTO + CO to edit or delete any Content you have submitted. GUSTO + CO reserves the right to incorporate any Content you have submitted into any account you may have, now or in the future, as a registered user of the Sites. Ratings, written comments, questions and answers are generally posted within two to four business days. However, GUSTO + CO reserves the right to remove or to refuse to post any submission for any reason. You acknowledge that you, not GUSTO + CO, are responsible for the contents of any Content you submit. None of the Content that you submit shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of GUSTO + CO, its agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners or third-party service providers and their respective directors, officers and employees.


Reservation of Rights

GUSTO + CO reserves the right, at any time, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Interactive Services and the Sites and to block or prevent your future access to and use of the Interactive Services and the Sites. GUSTO + CO may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce these Terms of Use, (iii) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties, (iv) respond to your requests for customer service, or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of GUSTO + CO (and its employees), its users and the public.








You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless GUSTO + CO (and its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures, employees and third-party service providers), from all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, costs, expenses, obligations and damages of every kind and nature, known and unknown, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of (a) your use of and access to the Sites and the Interactive Services; (b) your violation of any term of these Terms of Use; (c) a breach of your representations and warranties set forth above regarding Content; (d) your violation of any law or the rights of a third party (including, without limitation, any copyright, property or privacy right); or (e) any claim that any Content you submitted caused damage to a third party. This indemnification obligation will survive the termination of these Terms of Use and your use of the Sites and the Interactive Services.


Applicable Law

The Sites and Interactive Services are created and controlled by GUSTO + CO in the State of California, U.S.A. As such, the laws of the State of California will govern these Terms of Use, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. GUSTO + CO reserves the right to make changes to the Sites and these Terms of Use at any time.


Our Address


PO Box 592

Lyman, SC 29365





If you believe your work or content has been copied and posted to the Sites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide GUSTO + CO's designated copyright agent the following written information in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA"):

An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;

A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Sites;

A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

Your name, address, telephone number and email address (if available); and

A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

The Company's Copyright Agent for notification of claimed infringement can be reached as follows: Copyright Agent, GUSTO AND CO, LTD CO., PO Box 592 Lyman, SC 29365 or electronically at info@gustoandco.com


Fraud Protection Program

As part of our order processing procedures, we screen all received orders for fraud or other types of unauthorized or illegal activity. We reserve the right to refuse to process an order due to suspected fraud or unauthorized or illegal activity. If such is the case, we may reject your order or our Customer Service department may call you at the phone number you provided (or use your email address) to confirm your order. We also reserve the right to cancel any accounts or refuse to ship to certain addresses due to suspected fraud or unauthorized or illegal activity. We take these measures to protect our customers as well as ourselves from fraud or other unauthorized or illegal activity.





Any claim or dispute between you and GUSTO + CO that arises in whole or in part from the Sites or the Interactive Services shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Lyman, South Carolina. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and GUSTO + CO's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, YOU AND GUSTO + CO AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITES AND THE INTERACTIVE SERVICES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.