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Below is an actual contract. Consumer Protection laws vary from state to state and province to province. In most cases you do not have any "cooling off" period, check your local laws. Membership Agreements may vary among franchisees.

UCC TotalHome MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
Term of Membership Three (3) Years

_________________________________________ (The Member) and Member's immediate family, so long as such family Members are under eighteen years and living in the Member's household (collectively the "Members"),are granted a membership in good standing of the UCC TotalHome buying club owned and operated by the below named corporation, for a period of 3 years so long as Member is current on all payments for his membership and is compliance with this agreement. Members are entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership, including the right to order carpeting, furniture, appliances and merchandise for Member's personal use or as bona fide gifts through said club at the manufacturer's or supplier's price plus sales taxes, freight charges and handling fee.

This agreement binds the Club, its successors and assigns. Member's rights, powers, privileges, duties and liabilities are not assignable and terminate upon death of the member listed below.

Members understand this program is not sold on a trial basis and no refund of membership fees will be made. The Club is only obligated to arrange benefits as described in this Membership Agreement. No oral promises or statements not contained in this Membership Agreement shall bind or obligate the Club. This Membership Agreement is not conditioned on the use of this Membership.

Notices to the Member: Do not sign this Agreement before you read it or if it contains blank spaces. You are entitled to a copy of the Agreement you sign. Keep this Membership Agreement to protect your legal rights.

Member acknowledges receipt of a completed copy of this Membership Agreement. See reverse side for additional terms of the Membership Agreement.

Official Club Membership cards will be honored by any other affiliated UCC TotalHome buying club. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES does the Club authorize use of a MEMBERSHIP CARD by a NON-MEMBER, and any Member allowing such use shall lose the right to continue as a Club member. (Also, see MEMBERS' PLEDGE on reverse side.) If the Member and his/her spouse should terminate their marriage, and the court does not determine the ownership of the Membership, then the first name that appears in the first paragraph hereof shall be deemed the sole owner.


IMPORTANT MERCHANDISE TERMS:
1) Merchandise is covered by the manufacturers' warranties only, and the cost of an order does not provide for any setup fee, or service type of agreement, unless otherwise stated. The Club disclaims all warranties regarding the merchandise, express or implied, including without limitation, all warranties of merchantability.
2) Any need for subsequent repairs or service, after receipt of merchandise, is members' own responsibility.
3) Members should visit the Club showroom often so as to get acquainted with the large selection of items available. MEMBERS ARE WARNED NOT TO ACCEPT MERCHANDISE AND SIGN FOR IT UNTIL AFTER THEY HAVE CAREFULLY EXAMINED SAME TO MAKE SURE THE MERCHANDISE CONFORMS TO THE ORDER, AND THAT THE CONDITION OF THE ITEM IS ACCEPTABLE TO THEM, SINCE THE CLUB WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MERCHANDISE ONCE ACCEPTED BY MEMBERS, AND MERCHANDISE MAY NOT BE RETURNED.
4) The entire merchandise price plus handling fee, estimated freight and sales tax is required as a down payment at the time of placing an order with the Club.
5) Check your suppliers' catalog for estimated delivery information, since it will vary for individual suppliers. The Club has no control over the actual delivery time which may vary from estimated delivery times.
6) Suppliers reserve the right to change their prices without notice. Adjustments in price due to unknown increases in suppliers' wholesale prices will be charged to the members and is payable within (7) days of receipt of such information. Any ordering member agrees that each order is subject to such price adjustments, and the member agrees to pay any resulting price increase. Any additional charges for freight, sales tax, delivery and installation will be added to orders as they apply. Only new merchandise will be ordered, and distressed, damaged or factory second merchandise will not be handled by the Club. From time to time some suppliers and services are dropped and others are added in order to maintain the high standards of merchandise and services available through the Club.
7) Only the supplier has the right to cancel an order. However, you can request a cancellation, and be notified of cancellation if it is acknowledged in writing by the supplier .No order cancellations will be honored or deposit refunds made once the factory has acknowledged the order. All acknowledged orders are contingent on the supplier's availability to complete such an order. The fulfillment of an order is subject to strikes, fires, and other causes beyond our control. The limit of the Club's liability in the event an order cannot be fulfilled is the amount shown on the order, which the Club will refund.

MEMBERS' PLEDGE
Members agree that:
All merchandise shall be purchased for Members' personal use or as a bona fide gift only and will not be purchased by the Member for purposes of resale, nor shall the Club's low price be disclosed to retailers. Members will not call or deal directly with the Club suppliers. Members agree to abide by the warranties of the suppliers. Violation of these rules shall entitle Club to revoke said offending Members' Club privileges.

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