Statement Of Intent
Themushieunderground intends to facilitate education around the fungi kingdom, as reflected in our diverse offerings. We do not condone, entertain, or allow for illegal or any form of misuse of our products, goods, and/or offerings whether it is intentional or unintentional. We offer items that are commonly found within and around the mycology and microscopy hobbies.
Microscopy and Mycology have long intersected due to the microscopic nature of research samples within the fungi kingdom. We aim only to provide items in which customers can use in a lawful and educational manor. We do not condone, entertain, or allow for illegal or unintended use or abuse of our products or educational materials.
Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered, TMU may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
First and Last Name
username for blog
If you purchase TMU's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through TMU's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
TMU collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the services you have requested. TMU may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from TMU and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
TMU does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
TMU may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to TMU, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
TMU may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on TMU or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of TMU; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of TMU, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
TMU may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within TMU, in order to determine what TMU services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within TMU to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by TMU. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the TMU website.
The TMU website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize TMU pages, or register with TMU site or services, a cookie helps TMU to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same TMU website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the TMU features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the TMU services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
TMU secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. TMU uses the following methods for this purpose:
With 24/7 security monitoring, HTTPS and SSL protection - your website is always safe and secure. Our extensive hacker testing and DDoS protection make sure you have secure and reliable servers for your site.
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
Delete your personal information from our records; and
Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.
Al those who visit TMU's website, make a purchase from TMU, or use any of TMU's many products or services agree they are age 18 or older. If you are not at minimum age 18 TMU does not authorize you to view or use their website nor are you authorized to purchase TMU's products or services.
From time to time, TMU may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from TMU or click on a link therein. If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from TMU, you may opt out of such communications by Email or message TMU and opt out.
External Data Storage
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
Spores Explicit Use Statement
Psilocybe Genera spores are intended and sold for microscopy use, collection, novelty, and art purposes. We will not respond to inquiries suggesting cultivation of active spores. Any mention or assumed hint of cultivation after placing an order will result in your order being voided, canceled, or refunded. We do not condone the illegal use or abuse of our products and/or educational materials. All pictures provided by Themushieunderground.net are owned by TMU and are not to be used without our explicit permission. We do not ship Psilocybe Genera Spores to restricted states. If an order is placed to a restricted state it will be canceled without notice. No exceptions. We reserve the right to no longer do business with any customer, at any time, for any reason without notice. Any educational material found or created by TMU is intended only as such and we do not condone any other usage in any other manner.
User Agreements: Site Rules for Usage
By using a service from TMU or purchasing from TMU you agree to follow our rules, should any member not follow our site rules they will be removed immediately, any outstanding order will be canceled, any subscriptions voided, and login credentials removed. If you choose to use the member forum(s) we do not allow for any mention of cultivation. Should this happen the member will automatically be removed and banned, no exceptions. We do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination, any member behaving in this manner will be removed and banned without warning. We ask that everyone be respectful, any information provided by our members or third party does not guarantee to be the views of themushieunderground.net. Any information given or accepted is at your own risk.
TMU only offers products that are made by us and of our own design. We may at times offer information that may not be our own, however, it will be used in a legal manor and properly cited, we will always give credit where credit is due. No one may use TMU as a source, no one may cite published information from our website, blog, or any other manor of communication without explicit prior consent. All content shown on themushieground.net is the intellectual property of TMU, this may include but is not limited to images, text, merchandise, products, equipment and supplies, these are the intellectual property of TMU. Any equipment offered from TMU is our own design and handmade by us, they are patent pending, and may not be copied, reproduced, or recreated without our permission. Any educational information cannot be used or reposted elsewhere whether it be cited or uncited without prior consent. TMU does not allow any of our research specimens to be resold, redistributed, nor reproduced for any reason without explicit written consent.
Orders are processed within 24-48 hours of being placed. After processing, orders typically ship between 1-3 business days. TMU does not charge for shipping on orders, all shipments are sent through TMU's preferred carrier, USPS. As of 1/18/2022 TMU will ship orders six days a week, unless there are extenuating circumstances, if a situation should arise TMU shall message you via the contact details you provided when the order was placed. Emails may be sent by third party label brokers on TMU's behalf containing a confirmation of shipping details and tracking numbers. Orders may be delayed due to circumstances outside of our control, this may include but is not limited to national emergencies, national disasters, bad weather, state or government shutdowns, and COVID-19 restrictions. If something of this nature occurs, please know we are doing our best to serve you and will not offer refunds or discounts. Customers need order at their own risk. We do NOT ship cubensis samples to restricted states. It is illegal to import these spores into a restricted state, and it is your responsibility to know and understand the laws and legislations of your state before ordering. This is specific to where the product is being sent NOT from which state the order was placed.
Changes to this Statement
TMU welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that TMU has not adhered to this Statement, please contact TMU at:
307 N. Goose Creek Blvd
Goose Creek South Carolina 29445
Effective as of February 13, 2021