Prior to applying for a HSN MasterCard® Credit Card account, Comenity Capital Bank requests your consent to provide you important information electronically.
If this is a kiosk, this kiosk will display the disclosures listed above. Printed copies can be obtained at the customer service desk.
|Interest Rates and Interest Charges|
|Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for Purchases||
This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.
|APR for Balance Transfers and Cash Advances||
Your due date is at least 23 days after the close of each billing cycle. We will not charge you interest on purchases if you pay your entire balance by the due date each month. We will begin charging interest on cash advances and balance transfers on the transaction date.
|Minimum Interest Charge||
If you are charged interest, the charge will be no less than $1.00 per credit plan.
|For Credit Card Tips from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau||
To learn more about factors to consider when applying for or using a credit card, visit the website of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at http://www.consumerfinance.gov/learnmore.
The greater of $10 or 3% of the amount of the balance transfer.
The greater of $10 or 3% of the amount of the cash advance.
The greater of $10 or 3% of the amount of the convenience check.
3% of each transaction in U.S. dollars.
Up to $35.00
Up to $35.00
How We Will Calculate Your Balance: We use a method called "daily balance." See your Account agreement for more details.
Billing Rights: Information on your rights to dispute transactions and how to exercise those rights is provided in your account agreement.
Comenity Capital Bank 1- 866-702-9947 (TDD/TTY 1-888-819-1918)
New York Residents: New York Residents may contact the New York state Department of Financial Services by telephone or visit its website for free information on comparative credit card rates, fees, and grace periods. New York Department of Financial Services 1 (800) 518-8866 or www.dfs.ny.gov.
Rate Information: The following chart provides details on your rate as of 05/27/2015. We divide the APR by 365 to determine the daily periodic rate.
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and Cash Advances APR
We’ll charge you a minimum interest charge of $1.00 per credit plan for any billing period in which interest is due. For additional information, see Rates in Section D.
Minimum Payment: The Minimum Payment Due is the total of minimum payments for Regular Revolving and Promotional Credit Plan purchases plus any Past Due amounts. The total Minimum Payment Due on your account won’t be less than $25.00. If your Account balance is less than $25.00, you must pay the amount indicated on your Statement in full. The Minimum Payment Due for each Regular Revolving and Cash Revolving Credit Plans will be:
See Minimum Payment in Section C below for promotional credit plan minimum payment calculations.
The APR information described below is accurate as of 05/27/2015. Due to a change in the index, this information may have changed. To find out more, call us at 1- 866-702-9947 (TDD/TTY: 1-888-819-1918), or write us at Comenity Capital Bank, PO Box 183003, Columbus, OH 43218-3003 or visit our website at comenity.net/HSNcard.
To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth or other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.
The Ohio laws against discrimination require that all creditors make credit equally available to all creditworthy customers, and that credit reporting agencies maintain separate credit histories on each individual upon request. The Ohio Civil Rights Commission administers compliance with this law. California Residents:If you are married, you may apply for a separate account. New York Residents: A consumer credit report may be ordered in connection with the processing of an application, or subsequently with the update, renewal or extension of credit. Upon your request, you will be informed of whether or not a consumer credit report was ordered, and if it was, you will be given the name and address of the consumer-reporting agency that furnished the report. New York residents may contact the New York state banking department to obtain a comparative listing of credit card rates, fees, and grace periods. New York State Banking Department 1(800)518-8866. Rhode Island and Vermont Residents:A consumer credit report may be ordered in connection with the processing of an application, or subsequently for purposes of review or collection of the account, increasing the credit line on the account, or other legitimate purposes associated with the account. Wisconsin Residents: No provision of any marital property agreement, unilateral statement under Section 766.59 of the Wisconsin statutes or court order under Section 766.70 adversely affects the interest of the creditor, Comenity Capital Bank, unless the Bank, prior to the time credit is granted is furnished a copy of the agreement, statement or decree or has actual knowledge of the adverse provision when the obligation to the Bank is incurred.
If you have been preapproved, see below for details of your offer.
PRESCREEN & OPT-OUT NOTICE: This “prescreened” offer of credit is based on information in your credit report indicating that you meet certain criteria. This offer is not guaranteed if you do not meet our criteria. If you do not want to receive prescreened offers of credit from this and other companies, call the consumer reporting agencies toll-free, 1-888-567-8688; or write: Experian, PO Box 919, Allen, TX 75013; TransUnion, PO Box 505, Woodlyn, PA 19094; Equifax, PO Box 740123, Atlanta, GA 30374.
I am applying to Comenity Capital Bank for, and hereby request, a HSN MasterCard® Credit Card account for personal, family or household use. I hereby authorize Comenity Capital Bank to investigate my credit record. The information that I have supplied is true and correct. I acknowledge that I am a permanent resident of the United States. I agree that a credit report may be obtained for any lawful purpose, including in connection with the processing of an application, or subsequently with the update, renewal or extension of credit. Upon my request, I will be informed of whether or not a consumer credit report was ordered, and if it was, I will be given the name and address of the consumer-reporting agency that furnished the report. I agree to be bound by the terms of the Credit Card Account Agreement. I acknowledge that I will receive a Credit Card Account Agreement upon approval. I also acknowledge that there is no agreement between Comenity Capital Bank and me until Comenity Capital Bank approves my credit application and accepts the Credit Card Account Agreement at its office in Utah and that the Credit Card Account Agreement is deemed to be made in Utah. Cards are issued and credit is extended by Comenity Capital Bank, Salt Lake City, Utah.
BY SUBMITTING THIS CREDIT APPLICATION, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE FOLLOWING WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN CONSUMER INFORMATION ABOUT YOU.
You hereby authorize Comenity Capital Bank ("us" or "we") to furnish our decision to issue an account to you to HSN. You hereby authorize us to furnish, if your application is approved, information concerning your account to credit bureaus, other creditors and HSN.
Check your information before submitting. We cannot process any submission without a complete and accurate name, address, date of birth and social security number. By submitting this Application you are acknowledging having read and understood the Important Rate, Fee and Other Cost Information and, if approved, agreeing to be bound by them.
This card is issued by Comenity Capital Bank pursuant to a license from MasterCard International Incorporated. MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated. This Agreement covers the Terms and Conditions of your account with us. In this document, you will find important information about using and managing your account, including a Privacy Statement and information concerning your billing rights. Your use of the account, or failure to close the account within the 30 days of receiving this document, indicates your acceptance of the terms of this agreement, including the assessment of any interest charges and fees.
Section I of this Agreement also includes a Jury Trial Waiver and an Arbitration Provision in the event of a dispute.
Please read each section carefully and keep this document for your records.
Financial terms of your account: An at-a-glance summary of the fees and charges associated with your account
Privacy statement: how we collect, use, share, and protect your personal information; and the privacy choices you can make
In this Agreement, “We,” “Us” and “Our” mean Comenity Capital Bank. “You” and “Your” mean each person who submits an application or solicitation for an Account with us. “Account” means your credit card account with us. “Card” means each credit card we issue for your Account, as applicable. “Credit Plan” means one or more payment program options HSN may ask us to offer from time to time.
For your own protection, please sign your Card before using it. Keep in mind that your signature on the Card isn’t a prerequisite to your obligation to pay amounts incurred on your Account.
You’ll be in default under this Agreement if you:
If we consider your Account in default, we may suspend your ability to make charges, close your Account, require you to pay the full amount you owe immediately or take any other action permitted by law. If applicable law requires us to do so, we'll tell you in advance and/or give you the opportunity to remedy your default.
If you notice the loss or theft of your credit card or a possible unauthorized use of your card, you should write to us immediately at PO Box 183003, Columbus, OH 43218-3003 or call us at 1- 866-702-9947 (TDD/TTY: 1-888-819-1918). You will not be liable for any unauthorized use that occurs after you notify us. You may, however, be liable for unauthorized use that occurs before your notice to us. In any case, your liability will not exceed $50.
We calculate interest separately for each Credit Plan, using a “Daily Balance” to determine interest charges for each billing period. Our calculation method is as follows:
You agree to pay the following fees and charges:
To the extent not prohibited by applicable law, you agree to pay the reasonable costs for collecting amounts due, including reasonable attorney's fees and court costs incurred by us or another person or entity.
We may add, change, or delete the terms of your Account. If required by applicable law, we will give you advance written notice of the change(s) and a right to reject the change(s).
You grant us a security interest in all goods you purchase through the use of the Account, now or at any time in the future and in all accessions to and proceeds of such goods. We waive any security interest we may have in your principal dwelling, to the extent that it would otherwise secure any obligation arising hereunder.
You agree to notify us immediately of any changes to your name, mailing address, electronic mail address or telephone number(s).
THIS AGREEMENT IS GOVERNED BY Utah AND APPLICABLE FEDERAL LAW. THIS IS THE LAW WE ARE SPEAKING OF WHEN WE REFER TO A TERM PERMITTED OR REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
Your rights under this Agreement can’t be transferred by you, by operation of law or otherwise, but your obligations will be binding upon your estate or personal representatives. We may transfer or assign your Account and/or this Agreement, or any of our rights under this Agreement, to another person or entity at any time without prior notice to you or your consent.
We can delay enforcing our rights under this Agreement without losing them.
If any provision of this Agreement is in conflict with applicable law, that provision will be considered to be modified to conform with applicable law.
All provisions of this agreement are valid, enforceable and applicable in New Jersey.
If you believe the Account information we reported to a consumer reporting agency is inaccurate, you may submit a direct dispute to Comenity Capital Bank, PO Box 182120 Columbus, Ohio 43218-2120.
Your written dispute must provide sufficient information to identify the Account and specify why the information is inaccurate:
We will investigate the disputed information and report the results to you within 30 days of receipt of the information needed for our investigation. If we find that the Account information we reported is inaccurate, we will promptly provide the necessary correction to each consumer reporting agency to which we reported the information.
This notice tells you about your rights and our responsibilities under the Fair Credit Billing Act.
What To Do If You Find A Mistake On Your Statement
If you think there is an error on your statement, write to us at: Comenity Capital Bank, PO Box 182620 Columbus, Ohio 43218-2620
In your letter, give us the following information:
You must contact us:
You must notify us of any potential errors in writing. You may call us, but if you do we are not required to investigate any potential errors and you may have to pay the amount in question.
What Will Happen After We Receive Your Letter
When we receive your letter, we must do two things:
While we investigate whether or not there has been an error:
After we finish our investigation, one of two things will happen:
If you receive our explanation but still believe your bill is wrong, you must write to us within 10 days telling us that you still refuse to pay. If you do so, we cannot report you as delinquent without also reporting that you are questioning your bill. We must tell you the name of anyone to whom we reported you as delinquent, and we must let those organizations know when the matter has been settled between us.
If we do not follow all of the rules above, you do not have to pay the first $50 of the amount you question even if your bill is correct.
Your Rights If You Are Dissatisfied With Your Credit Card Purchases
If you are dissatisfied with the goods or services that you have purchased with your credit card, and you have tried in good faith to correct the problem with the merchant, you may have the right not to pay the remaining amount due on the purchase.
To use this right, all of the following must be true:
If all of the criteria above are met and you are still dissatisfied with the purchase, contact us in writing at:
Comenity Capital Bank
PO Box 182620 Columbus, Ohio 43218-2620
While we investigate, the same rules apply to the disputed amount as discussed above. After we finish our investigation, we will tell you our decision. At that point, if we think you owe an amount and you do not pay, we may report you as delinquent.
Purchasing credit insurance is optional. If you do choose to carry credit insurance coverage, the premium charge will be added to your Account as a purchase on the last day of each billing period. You can cancel your coverage at any time.
If we need to contact you to service your Account or to collect amounts you owe to us, you give direct consent to us, as well as servicers, agents, independent contractors, contractors, debt collectors or collection agencies, and to anyone to whom we may sell your account, to communicate with you in any way, such as calling, texting, or email via:
You also agree that these communications aren’t unsolicited for purposes of any state or federal law and you understand that communications may result in additional mobile, text message, data charges or other charges.
If you are married, please contact us immediately upon receipt of this Agreement at 1- 866-702-9947 (TDD/TTY 1-888-819-1918) and provide us with the name and address of your spouse. We are required to inform your spouse that we have opened a credit account for you.
All bankruptcy notices and related correspondence to Comenity Capital Bank should be sent to the following address: Comenity Capital Bank, Bankruptcy Department, PO Box 183043 Columbus, OH 43218-3043.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU AND WE WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN THE EVENT OF A LAWSUIT ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT. THIS JURY TRIAL WAIVER SHALL NOT AFFECT THE ARBITRATION PROVISION BELOW (INCLUDING THE JURY TRIAL WAIVER CONTAINED THEREIN). YOU AND WE EACH REPRESENT THAT THIS WAIVER IS GIVEN KNOWINGLY, WILLINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY.
Prior to bringing a lawsuit or initiating an arbitration that asserts a claim arising out of or related to this Agreement (as further defined below, a “Claim”), the party asserting the Claim (the “Claimant”) shall give the other party (the “Defendant”) written notice of the Claim (a “Claim Notice”) and a reasonable opportunity, not less than 30 days, to resolve the Claim. Any Claim Notice to you shall be sent in writing to the address we have in our records (or any updated address you subsequently provide to us). Any Claim Notice to us shall be sent by mail to Comenity Capital Bank, PO Box 182436, Columbus, Ohio 43218-2436 (or any updated address we subsequently provide). Any Claim Notice you send must provide your name, address and Account number. Any Claim Notice must explain the nature of the Claim and the relief that is demanded. You may only submit a Claim Notice on your own behalf and not on behalf of any other party. No third party, other than a lawyer you have personally retained, may submit a Claim Notice on your behalf. The Claimant must reasonably cooperate in providing any information about the Claim that the other party reasonably requests.
READ THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION CAREFULLY. IF YOU DO NOT REJECT THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARAGRAPH C.1. BELOW, IT WILL BE PART OF THIS AGREEMENT AND WILL HAVE A SUBSTANTIAL IMPACT ON THE WAY YOU OR WE WILL RESOLVE ANY CLAIM WHICH YOU OR WE HAVE AGAINST EACH OTHER NOW OR IN THE FUTURE.
WHAT DOES COMENITY DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
|Why?||Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.|
|What?||The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:
|How?||All financial companies need to share customers' personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers' personal information; the reasons Comenity chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.|
|Reasons we can share your personal information||Does Comenity share?||Can you limit this sharing?|
|For our everyday business purposes-such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus||Yes||No|
|For our marketing purposes-to offer our products and services to you||Yes||No|
|For joint marketing with other financial companies||Yes||No|
|For our affiliates' everyday business purposes-information about your transactions and experiences||Yes||No|
|For our affiliates' everyday business purposes-information about your creditworthiness||Yes||Yes|
|For our affiliates to market to you||Yes||Yes|
|For nonaffiliates to market to you||Yes||Yes|
|To limit our sharing||
|Questions?||Go to comenity.net/privacy or call 1-866-423-1097|