Terms of Service

Welcome to HallmarkBusinessConnections.com, a website operated by Hallmark Business Expressions, LLC (also known as Hallmark Business Connections or “HBC”).  By accessing this website or by purchasing goods or services by means of this website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that follow. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAIN WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND OTHER PROVISIONS THAT LIMIT OUR LIABILITY TO YOU, THE PURCHASER.  PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THEIR ENTIRETY.


Prepayment is required on all orders.  Methods of payment are:

  • ACH/Direct Deposit – We can receive your funds via electronic transfer, such as ACH or a wire transfer
  • Credit Card – We accept MasterCard®, Visa®, American Express®, Diners Club®, and Discover®
  • Company Check – Company checks are accepted for any order size

Price and Tax

All federal, state, and local taxes and fees, if any, are payable by you, the Purchaser.  Orders which are not shipped within 90 days of the date of your Order because of Purchaser’s instructions shall be subject to price increase without notice to Purchaser.

Shipping/Delivery Terms

Orders are processed and shipped the same day if the order and payment are received by 2:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday.  Orders of 5,000 pieces or more will be shipped the following business day.  Standard shipping is handled via Postal Service First Class mail.  Priority shipping is available via express carrier or Two-Day for a nominal fee.  Freight terms are FOB SHIPPING POINT, Minneapolis, MN  55402.  Risk of loss shall pass to the Purchaser upon deposit in the U.S. Mail or deposit with an express carrier or courier service.  Unless otherwise instructed, selection of the carrier and routing of all shipments shall be at Hallmark Business Connections’ discretion.

Retailer Terms

Gift certificates feature specific retailer terms and conditions. Each retailer establishes its own policies, including expiration date and any cash back policies that may apply.

Retailer Gift Certificates

  • Cannot be returned or exchanged.
  • Expired, lost or stolen gift certificates cannot be replaced or reissued.
  • Are fulfilled to the address supplied on the award redemption form.  Hallmark Business Connections will not be responsible for lost certificates as a result of non-delivery due to incorrect or illegible address or other occurrences outside of Hallmark Business Connections’ control.  Title and risk of loss shall pass to Purchaser upon deposit in the U.S. Mail or deposit with an express carrier or courier service.
  • Gift certificates are valid only in the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada as allowed by the merchant.  Gift certificates are not valid in any other United States Territory or international location.

Force Majeure

Hallmark Business Connections shall not be liable for any delays in the delivery of orders due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to fire, acts of God, strike, shortage of raw materials, supplies or components, retooling, upgrading of technology, delays of carriers, embargo, government order or directive, or any other circumstance beyond Hallmark Business Connections’ reasonable control. Purchaser agrees that Hallmark Business Connections shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential or special damages which may result from any such delays.

Limitation of Liability


Applicable Law

The foregoing Terms of Sale shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws (and not the laws of conflicts) of the State of Kansas.


If any of the foregoing Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid or unenforceable in any respect, the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.  All clerical errors are subject to correction.  The failure of Hallmark Business Connections to enforce at any time any of the Terms and Conditions shall not be construed to be a waiver of such provisions nor the right of Hallmark Business Connections to enforce such provisions in the future.  Purchaser may not assign any rights under these Terms and Conditions without the written consent of Hallmark Business Connections.  Purchaser shall have no right to set off amounts due with respect to one transaction for claims under any other transaction with Hallmark Business Connections.  Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to hallmarkbusinessconnections.com or to products or services you purchase through hallmarkbusinessconnections.com shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Kansas City, Missouri, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the intellectual property rights of hallmarkbusinessconnections.com, Hallmark Business Connections may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Missouri, and Purchaser consents to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.  Arbitration hereunder shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association.  The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.  To the fullest extent permitted under applicable law, no arbitration hereunder shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject hereto, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise, and Purchaser agrees that it will not participate as a class member or class representative in any action against Hallmark Business Connections.

Last update to Hallmark Business Connections Terms of Service: July 11, 2019.