The following terms and conditions of use of this website (these "Terms of Use") shall govern your visit, use and other activities on this website, and shall be read in conjunction with the privacy policy for this website.

This website and the services and products provided via this website are owned and operated by Maison de Beaute, LLC trading as Le Metier de Beaute, a privately held limited liability company with principal offices at 34 West Street, 3rd Floor, Cold Spring, NY 10516 ("LMdB").


Unless otherwise defined in these Terms of Use, the following terms shall carry the following meanings: (i) "we," "our," and similar terms refer to LMdB; (ii) "you," "your," "user," "customer" and similar terms refer to you; and (iii) "including" shall also refer to "including, without limitation" and "including, but not limited to".

Please note that the policies governing our collection and use of your information (personal or otherwise) are located in our PRIVACY POLICY for this website. The privacy policy is incorporated into these Terms of Use by reference, and made a material part hereof. Therefore, by using this website, in addition to your acceptance and agreement to these Terms of Use, as more fully set forth below, you are also agreeing to, and accepting, our Privacy Policy.

If you are aware of any violation of these Terms of Use or the privacy policy (by us or by other users, visitors, customers or others), please let us know immediately by sending a report to clientservice@metierbeaute.com.

Agreement and Acceptance of these Terms of Use

These Terms of Use set forth the legally binding terms and conditions for, among other things, your visit to, and use, of this website. By visiting and using this website, regardless of purpose or if you register or complete a purchase of our products and services, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth herein.

In our sole discretion, and at any time, we may modify these Terms of Use. We will post any modifications of these Terms of Use on this website. You accept and agree to be bound to any changes to these Terms of Use when you visit or use this website, regardless of purpose, after any modifications to these Terms of Use are posted. Therefore, you should review these Terms of Use regularly. In addition, if the modifications hereto reduce your rights or increase your responsibilities, we will provide you will an email notification (with delivery of such notification to the last email address of record) before such changes take effect, or we will require your assent to the changes as a condition to your placing subsequent orders via this website or otherwise engaging in any substantial activity (such as registering with us or updating your registration information) on the website.

Compliance with Terms of Use

When using this website, you shall, at all times, comply with these Terms of Use. Without limiting the foregoing, you expressly agree that you will not: (a) violate (intentionally or unintentionally) or attempt to violate any applicable local, state, national or international law; (b) impersonate any other person or entity or misrepresent an affiliation with another person or entity; (c) engage in any activity that may (intentionally or unintentionally) harm minors in any way; or (d) upload, distribute or otherwise make available: (i) any material that contains malware, such as spyware, viruses, trojans or other computer code designed to collect information about users or to disrupt or destroy this website or any software or hardware used in connection with this website; (ii) any unsolicited promotional offers or unauthorized solicitations, such as spam and junk mail; (iii) any content that you do not have the right to distribute or otherwise make available (including any posting in violation of applicable copyright law or any proprietary or confidentiality agreement); or (iv) any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.

The prohibitions listed above are intended to protect the integrity of this website, to protect other visitors and users, to protect us, and to comply with applicable law. If you engage in any of these prohibited activities, we may suspend or terminate your access to this website with or without notice. In addition, if we have reason to believe that you are violating any law, we shall have the right to notify applicable governmental authorities and to comply in all respects with the requests of these authorities.

Third Parties

There may be occasions when we may direct you to third party websites and to third party service providers for (a) additional information about our products and services, or (b) in connection with your purchase of our products or for services.

Your correspondence, activity and dealings with any such third party from whom you obtain information, or purchase products or services from, are solely between you and that third party. We make no representations or warranties regarding the products, services, policies, security or other content of these third parties (or their websites). We encourage you to read the terms and conditions and the privacy policies of these third parties before providing information to them or conducting any transactions with them.

Ownership of Intellectual Property

A. Our Content and Intellectual Property

The design and content of our website, including all descriptive material, artwork, images, photographs, and text are the property of LMdB and/or its licensors. All rights therein (including all copyright, moral right or other intellectual property interests) are expressly reserved. Any use of our web site and its content for purposes other than personal use or for the purpose of purchasing products and services from us, is strictly prohibited without our prior written consent.

Le Metier de Beaute® and other LMdB graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names are registered or unregistered trademarks or trade dress of LMdB in the United States and/or other countries. Our trademarks and trade dress (whether registered or unregistered) may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion or to imply affiliation with or sponsorship of such product or service and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent.

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we prohibit users from uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting via this website any materials that violate another party's intellectual property rights. When we receive proper notification of alleged copyright infringement as described below, we shall immediately remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and terminate the accounts of repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please contact us at clientservice@metierbeaute.com.

Your Content

If we host or permit a forum, blog or discussion group on our website and you elect to participate, you may provide content to this website from time to time. You are solely responsible for any content that you provide to this website or that you share with others. You may not post or share content that you did not create or that you do not have the right to post or share. When you post content to this website or share content via this website, you represent and warrant that you have the right to provide such content to this website and to grant us a License (defined and described below), and that such content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or other rights of any other person. We have the right (but not the obligation) to review the content that has been posted to this website and, in our sole discretion, delete or remove (without notice) any content that, in our judgment and sole discretion, violates these Terms of Use. You are solely responsible for making backup copies or storing any content that you provide to this website or share with others. You are also solely responsible for any infringement from any posts you make.

When you post or share content on this website, you automatically direct us to copy the content as necessary to archive and distribute the content via this website. In addition, you grant to us an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with right to sublicense) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such content for any purpose (including commercial and advertising purposes) and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate the content into other works (a "License"). You may remove your content at any time. The License granted to us expires upon your removal of the content from our website; provided, however, that we will continue to have the right to archive copies of the content. For clarity, the expiration of such License shall apply only on a "going-forward" basis, i.e., it shall not affect any copies, publications, performances, displays, reformats, translations, excerpts, distributions or derivative works or compilations that were made or conducted prior to the expiration of the License. As between you and us, you will retain ownership and intellectual property rights in the content that you distribute and share via this website.

You warrant and represent that you have the legal right and authority to post, distribute or share any content on this website.

Disruption of Service

Access to our website may, from time to time, be delayed or unavailable for a variety of reasons, including hardware failures, connection failures, software failures (including viruses, bugs, configuration issues, firewall screens, etc.), force majeure events (i.e., war, earthquake, natural catastrophes, etc.), government or regulatory actions and similar events over which we have no control. We make no representations or warranties with respect to the availability of the website.

Disclaimer of Warranty

This website is provided as is. We disclaim any and all representations and warranties, whether express or implied, including implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. We cannot guarantee, and do not promise, any specific results from use of this website or the products displayed on this website. Access to this website and the downloading of any content or materials from this website is at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from accessing this website or downloading any content or materials from this website.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will the company or its directors, executives, officers, members or managers, employees or agents be liable to you or any third person for any lost profits or lost data or for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages arising from your inability to use this website or from your use of this website or any content or other materials made available via this website, even if we are aware or have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, our liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, shall not exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00). The limitation of liability set forth herein shall apply even if such remedy is deemed to have failed of its essential purpose.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations set forth in the disclaimer of warranty and limitation of liability may not apply to you.


You agree to indemnify and hold LMdB, its subsidiaries and its affiliates, and each of their directors, members, managers, officers, agents, contractors, licensors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with any content or other materials that you submit, post, share or otherwise make available on or through this website, your use of this website, your conduct in connection with this website, or any violation of these Terms of Use or of any law or the rights of any third party.

Other Legal Terms and Conditions

These Terms of Use (including the PRIVACY POLICY) constitute the entire agreement between you and LMdB and govern your use of this website and supersede any prior understandings or agreements (written or otherwise) with respect thereto.

These Terms of Use and the relationship between you and LMdB shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that all claims or disputes arising under these Terms of Use or in connection with this website shall be resolved exclusively through the proper State or Federal Court located in, or closest to, Putnam County New York.

You also agree, acknowledge and understand that, with respect to any dispute with LMdB, its officers, managers, members, directors, employees, agents or affiliates, arising out of or relating to your use of this website or these Terms of Use: (i) you are giving up your right to have a trial by jury; and (ii) you are giving up your right to serve as a representative, as a private attorney general, or in any other representative capacity, or to participate as a member of a class of claimants, in any lawsuit involving any such dispute.

LMdB's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision; and any single waiver of a right or provision of these Terms of Use does not constitute an agreement to continue to waive such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you and we agree, nevertheless, that the court should endeavor to give effect to the intention as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

The section titles in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.