Waitlist Reservation Terms

Waitlist Reservation Program
Terms and Conditions of Participation

As a condition to participation in the Sideshow Waitlist Reservation Program, all participants must understand and accept that a reservation on a waitlist is not a guaranteed order and that the reservation can only be fulfilled if and when sold-out items come back into Sideshow’s inventory due to participant order cancellations, payment method rejections, warehouse inventory adjustments, and other reasons. Waitlists may remain active for any length of time and maybe closed by Sideshow at any time with or without advance notification to participants. By establishing a waitlist for a particular product, Sideshow makes no representation whatsoever that the product may become available, that a participant on the waitlist will receive the product or that waitlist orders will be filled in any manner other than at Sideshow’s discretion.

Fulfillment of a participant’s waitlist reservation is not dependent on receipt by the participant of prior notification from Sideshow. If a waitlisted item becomes available, the account will be notified via e-mail and have a limited time to complete checkout and purchase the item. Waitlist items are often extremely limited, a conversion does not guarantee fulfillment of the reservation, and items are fulfilled on a first-come-first-served basis.  Sideshow is not responsible for email notifications that are not received by participants for any reason including, but not limited to, outdated email addresses, SPAM filtering, email host service blocks, or participants’ inability to access emails.

Sideshow strongly suggests that all participants review their reservations frequently and cancel reservations for items that they no longer want to receive. 

Reservations remain active and available for fulfillment by Sideshow until actually canceled by the participant or Sideshow and are shown as such in the participant’s online account, regardless of whether Sideshow may have notified the participant of an impending cancellation for a reservation.

Because Sideshow’s products are limited editions and because, by definition, waitlisted items are available only in very limited quantities, Sideshow may not be able to replace an item that arrives damaged. If this occurs Sideshow will require the return of the damaged item and fully refund all of the participant’s charges in accordance with Sideshow’s returns policy.

The Waitlist Reservation Program depends on manual tracking of extremely low item quantities within its vast inventory. As such, a notice of impending fulfillment of a reservation may be recalled by Sideshow due to inventory discrepancies or for other reasons. If this happens, Sideshow’s customer service staff will notify the participant via email within a few days after the original notice. Sideshow will not be held responsible for guaranteeing participants any product at any time, even if a waitlist reservation may have been fulfilled. Sideshow will not compensate participants in any manner, i.e., products, rewards, credits, or monetary payments for any error that occurs within the Waitlist Reservation Program.

By joining the Sideshow Waitlist Reservation Program, all participants agree to receive advertising, marketing materials, and other communications from Sideshow.

Sideshow may at any time change the rules, benefits, conditions of participation of the Waitlist Reservation Program or terminate, suspend or modify the Waitlist Reservation Program without obligation to its participants. Sideshow reserves the right to interpret and apply the policies and procedures communicated in these terms and conditions. All determinations by Sideshow shall be final and conclusive in each case. These terms and conditions supersede all previously published terms and conditions.

Information provided by participants in the Waitlist Reservation Program will be treated according to the Sideshow Privacy Policy. Participants interested in learning more about Sideshow's privacy practices should visit Sideshow.com and click on the Privacy Policy link.

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