Pricing, Barcodes & MAP Policy

Hot Picks USA and their brands, including all packaged guitar picks, guitar straps and Straptight Straplocks, have adopted a Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) policy for all of its products sold online and through all avenues of e-commerce.

Policy is as follows: Advertised prices of said Hot Picks USA brand products may not appear on the internet at a retail price less than indicated on the column indicating MAP on our pricing forms.

Hot Picks USA reserves right to change the applicable MAP upon 30 days notice. In addition, customers of Hot Picks USA are responsible for distributing this policy, or otherwise informing their customers who may be resellers if that situation applies.

Infraction Schedule Of Hot Picks USA MAP Policy:
Please note Hot Picks USA will not ship to customers who display Hot Picks goods online at below MAP.

    1. First violation: Hot Picks USA will send customer a MAP violation notice to cure within 48 hrs.
    2. Second violation: Hot Picks USA will suspend customer’s purchasing status for a period of 30 days.
    3. Third violation: Hot Picks USA will suspend customer’s purchasing status indefinitely.

Authority: Hot Picks USA has adopted this MAP Policy unilaterally in furtherance of its independent business strategy and reserves, at its sole discretion, the right to change its MAP Policy and to interpret, enforce and otherwise handle all questions and issues related to the policy. No sales representative or employee of Hot Picks USA has the authority to discuss, change or enforce the policy other than Hot Picks USA management.