Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the use of this Web site as well as all transactions conducted through the site.

  • Copyright
  • All content appearing on this Web site is the property of:

    A Plus Violins

    Copyright © 2012-2017 A Plus Violins. All rights reserved. As a user, you are authorized only to view, copy, print, and distribute documents on this Web site so long as (1) the document is used for informational purposes only, and (2) any copy of the document (or portion thereof) includes the following copyright notice: Copyright © 2012-2017 A Plus Violins. All rights reserved.



  • Trademarks
  • All brand, product, service, and process names appearing on this Web site are trademarks of their respective holders. Reference to or use of a product, service, or process does not imply recommendation, approval, affiliation, or sponsorship of that product, service, or process by A Plus Violins. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any patent, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right of A Plus Violins or any third party, except as expressly granted herein.



  • Use Of Site
  • This site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information, including product pricing and availability, may be changed or updated without notice. A Plus Violins and its subsidiaries reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders in its discretion, including, without limitation, if A Plus Violins believes that customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of A Plus Violins and its subsidiaries.



  • Privacy Policy
  • A Plus Violins use of personal information that you may submit to A Plus Violins through this Web site is governed by the A Plus Violins Privacy Policy.  We do not sell or give out any of your personal information to 3rd parties.



  • Shipping & Delivery
  • At this time, A Plus Violins ships merchandise to locations within the United States and U.S. territories, including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands. Additionally, A Plus Violins ships merchandise to Canada, Mexico and members of the European Union.  All other international locations must contact A Plus Violins to confirm shipment.  Shipment will not take place until payment has been received.  Please note that we cannot ship to a P.O address.

    All instruments will be shipped in a case.  Beginner instruments will be shipped in a thermoplastic case.  All other instruments will be shipped in a suspension-style case to be chosen at time of checkout.  Basses may arrange for store pickup.  All shipments in the United States will be made with the instruments' strings tuned down.  All international shipments will be made with the strings, bridge and soundpost taken down and to be reset by you. The risk of loss and title for all merchandise ordered on this Web site pass to you when the merchandise is delivered to the shipping carrier.



  • International
  • Customs and import duties and taxes may be applied to International orders when the shipment reaches its destination. Such charges are the responsibility of the recipient of your order and vary from country to country. Contact your local customs office for details.

    Shipping laws are different in each country. It is your responsibility to check with your Customs office to verify whether the country to which you are shipping permits the shipment of your products. A Plus Violins is not responsible for any direct, indirect, punitive, or consequential damages that arise from improper international shipping practices.



  • Sales Tax
  • A Plus Violins charges sales tax for instruments ordered on this web site to Illinois purchasers only.  All other destinations are sold tax-free and it is your responsibility to pay any appropriate taxes. 



  • Warranties
  • The Content included in this Web site has been compiled from a variety of sources and is subject to change without notice as are any products, programs, offerings, or technical information described in this Web site. A Plus Violins makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, quality, or adequacy of the Web site or Content, or the suitability, functionality, or operation of this Web site or its Content. By using this Web site, you assume the risk that the Content on this Web site may be inaccurate, incomplete, offensive, or may not meet your needs and requirements. A Plus Violins SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THESE WEB PAGES AND CONTENT. IN NO EVENT WILL A Plus Violins BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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    The information and content on this server is provided "as is" with no warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Any warranty that is provided in connection with any of the products and services described on this Web site is provided by the advertiser or manufacturer only, and not by A Plus Violins.

    The references and descriptions of products or services within the Web site materials are provided "as is" without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied. A Plus Violins is not liable for any damages, including any consequential damages, of any kind that may result to the user from the use of the materials on this Web site or of any of the products or services described hereon.

    The descriptions of, and references to, products, services and companies on this Web site are the sole responsibility of the companies providing the information ("advertisers"), and not A Plus Violins.

    The inclusion of material on this server does not imply any endorsement by A Plus Violins, which makes no warranty of any kind with respect to the subject matter of the server materials advertised.

    A possibility exists that the server materials could include inaccuracies or errors. Additionally, a possibility exists that unauthorized additions, deletions, and alterations could be made by third parties to the server materials. Although A Plus Violins tries to ensure the integrity and the accurateness of the server materials, it makes no guarantees about their correctness or accuracy. Before relying on any representation made in any of the server materials, check with the advertiser of the product or service to ensure that the information you are relying upon is correct.



  • Return Policy
  • You may purchase merchandise from this Web site by using any one of the payment options listed in (link to Payment Options). A Plus Violins reserves the right to change its payment procedures at any time without prior notice to you.  Returns will be accepted for a full refund for up to 10 days.

    We are no longer participating in trial periods for instruments.  If you wish to try an instrument, you may purchase it and then return it within the allotted 10 days for a full refund. 

    We do accept our previously sold instruments as trade-ins on more expensive instruments provided that 1. the instrument is in the same condition that it was when we sold it and 2. the original receipt has been retained.  Accepted trade-in instruments will be worth no less than 90% of the price paid at time of purchase.