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MyBinding.com Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly asked questions:




1. Who is MyBinding.com

MyBinding is one of the largest binding and laminating dealers on the web with over 30 years experience in the binding industry. With a local sales force based in Hillsboro, Oregon we sell a huge variety of equipment and supplies from manufacturers such as GBC, Acco, Akiles, Tamerica, Renz, DFG, and more. In order to support our substantial base of both local and internet customers we have over 20,000 feet of warehouse space filled with binding supplies, laminating supplies and equipment. This allows us to provide a superior level of service to all of our customers.

We are authorized dealers for GBC/Acco, Quartet, Akiles, Tamerica, Bind-It, Rhin-O-Tuff, Renz, Fastback, Standard, DynaFold, Formax, Holmberg, Performance Office Papers, Martin Yale, Digital Finishing Group, Acco Products, Intimus, Fibermark as well as several other smaller companies.

2. What is Your Return Policy?

At MyBinding we will gladly accept returns within 30 days of your original purchase. You will be refunded the amount of your original purchase minus a restocking fee. If you wish to return equipment within the first 30 days it must be in its original packaging and in resalable condition. All equipment is subject to a minimum of a 10% restocking fee and certain models may be charged a restocking fee up to 20%. Supplies submitted for return must unopened and unused. All returned supply items will be charged a 10% restocking fee. If you wish to return an item please contact us for a Return Authorization and return it to us at your expense. Any products recieved without a return authorization will not be accepted. Returns will not be accepted on items more than 30 days after purchase.

Some items carried by MyBinding are considered custom and are not accepted for return. Such items include hard cover cases, custom sized combs (15 ring), customizable thermal binding covers, pre-punched paper or covers, colored coil in sizes larger than 16mm, 3:1 pitch coil, 5:1 pitch coil or coil in lengths other than 12" and any imprinted materials. Other non returnable products include all service parts (including blades, dies and cut sticks), boards and easels, pouches with slots, 8.5" x 5.5" products and other non standard sized covers. These items are made or cut specifically for your order and thus can not be returned.

After the 30 day return period, machines that are defective or broken are covered by the manufacturer under the terms of their warranty. If you have questions about the terms or conditions of the manufacturer warranty on any items please contact us by email at sales@mybinding.com or call us at 1-800-944-4573.

3. How long will it take to get my items?

At MyBinding.com we strive to get you your product as quickly as possible. In most cases we are able to ship orders that are placed before 1:00 PM PST the same day that they are placed. However, depending on the warehouse where the product is housed this is not always possible. Some items such as punched covers, laminating pouches with slots and covers with windows may also take additional time to ship. If you need to know if your products can ship the same day your order is placed please contact us and we will do our best to meet your needs.

Most packages sent from MyBinding.com will be delivered via UPS ground, USPS or Ontrac Shipping (unless expedited shipping is selected). Most packages will be shipped from our Oregon warehouse and will take between 1-5 business days in transit depending on your location. When your package ships you should receive a tracking number that will help you to know exactly when to expect your package.

4. What Methods of Payment do you Accept?

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express credit cards. Additionally, we accept PayPal payments with confirmed addresses.

For government agencies and public schools we will gladly accept orders on account using a purchase order. Other businesses who wish to order on account with us will need to provide credit information for verification before an account will be opened. Individuals with an account are able to order on our website using a Purchase Order Number by selecting that option during checkout. Alternatively, purchase orders may be faxed to us toll free at 1-800-944-4579 or locally to (503) 640-6152 or emailed to us at sales@mybinding.com.

5. Can you help me fix my machine?

At MyBinding.com we are always glad to answer questions about service and support for your machines. Since we are authorized dealers for all of the manufacturers that we represent, we have access to parts for nearly all current machines and for many discontinued models. If you aren’t sure about what part you might need we may be able to provide you with a parts diagram for your machine that can help you determine the exact part you might need. We have placed many of the parts lists for the machines that we carry and for some discontinued machines in our Parts List section of our web page.

If you don’t feel capable of fixing your machine yourself we do offer a mail in repair program. Basically, you send us your machine for a free no obligation repair quote. We will let you know if it is repairable and will give you a quote on the parts and labor for the machine. If you elect to have the machine repaired we will repair it and you will be responsible for the quoted repair costs plus freight. If you choose not to have the machine repaired you would be responsible for the shipping back to your location.

If you are looking for onsite repair services and are located in Oregon or Southwest Washington we have a tech on staff that may be able to help you (depending on what machine you have). Outside of Oregon and Southwest Washington we have an excellent network of partners that repair equipment and would be glad to help you get set up with an appointment to have your equipment repaired.

6. Can I have my name or logo imprinted on Covers or Combs?

Most certainly… MyBinding.com offers a wide selection of custom products. We offer custom imprinted plastic combs in quantities as low as 300 pieces. We also have the ability to produce foil stamped, offset printed or silk screened covers using your custom artwork. Simply choose the cover stock that you wish to use and send us your artwork for a simple no obligation quote.

In addition to custom covers and combs we also offer a number of other custom products including imprinted index tabs, custom sizes and colors of coil, custom length combs, larger sized covers, pre-punched paper and covers, and many other unique products that you may not see on our website.

If you are looking for something that is unique or have questions about custom products, please call us toll free at 1-800-944-4573 or email us at sales@mybinding.com.

7. Do you have a low price guarantee?

Yes. If you find a lower price on an identical in stock item from one of our competitors we will gladly meet or beat their complete price (including shipping and handling charges). Please call us toll free at 1-800-944-4573 or email us at sales@mybinding.com for a price match. We will not only match the price... We will beat it by 5%.

Price match items must be in stock and be the identical items. Price match requests must be received before your order is placed in order to be honored. MyBinding.com will not match prices on used, refurbished, clearance equipment or prices from online auction websites. This price match policy also excludes Powis Parker Fastback items, GBC modular binding equipment and supplies, GBC commercial laminating equipment and supplies. MyBinding.com also reserves the right to refuse any price match if we believe that the item may violate any of these aforementioned conditions. MyBinding.com is also not responsible for and may not honor orders with pricing, typographical, or photographic errors.

8. Will You Ship Products Internationally?

If you need an order shipped overseas we are willing to work with you. We will gladly ship to APO’s and Canada via the United States Postal Service or UPS. For these orders to these destinations we are able to accept our standard methods of payment (credit cards, paypal, check or Money Order). Please contact by email, live chat or by phone for a shipping quote and to place your order. Please note that you will be responsible for all taxes and duties levied by customs or your local taxing agencies. Please note that international, APO/FPO, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico shipping calculations are an estimate only and additional charges may apply, you will be contacted if there is a discrepancy in the shipping amount of your order.

For orders shipping to other countries, we have partnered with MyUS.com to offer convenient, fast international shipping for our customers. MyUS.com members receive deeply discounted shipping rates, exceptional customer service, 24/7 online access to their account, and access to other services.

Sign up with MyUS.com and receive your own U.S. street address to receive merchandise. MyUS.com provides specialized international package forwarding services from your new U.S. address to your international address.

Note:Use MyUS.com's Personal Shopper service to make a purchase from MyBinding.com. MyUS.com accepts cards with international billing addresses as well as those issued by non-U.S. financial institutions. They also accept wire transfers and will make the purchase on your behalf.

Follow these two steps for international delivery:

1. Get your own U.S. address in America at www.MyUS.com.

2. Use your new U.S. address, provided by MyUS.com, when placing your order with us.

If you are ordering multiple items from us, you'll enjoy the most savings by using MyUS.com Premium Service. This gives you the ability to consolidate packages, which saves you even more on international shipping.

9. I lost the Instruction Manual for My Machine can I get a copy?

We get many requests a week from individuals who have misplaced their instruction manuals for their binding machines and laminators. We do have a library of instruction manuals here at our offices and do our best to send manuals by email to people who request them. We have placed many of these manuals online and you can find them on our User Manuals Page. If you can't find the manual there Please let us know what manual you are looking for and we will see if we can help you with your request. Just email us at sales@mybinding.com

10. How do I log out of my account?

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11. What is HIPAA and FACTA security compliance?

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