EXPORT (outside USA) RESTRICTIONS:
Simply put, most law enforcement products sold on our website cannot be shipped outside the USA.
The U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the U.S.
Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, and the U.S. Department
of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control administer export control regulations
that affect some aspects of our business. We request that you (the "Customer")
read and familiarize yourself with the following regarding certain applicable
The sale, transfer, transportation, or shipment outside of the U.S. of any product
prohibited or restricted for export without complying with U.S. export control
laws and regulations, including proper export licensing, documentation or authorization,
is strictly prohibited and may result in civil penalties and/or constitute a federal
crime.As such Addo Enterprises Inc (DBA Safetybasement) shall not engage in the
export of any item that falls under the US export restriction list. If a buyer
purchases a product lawfully in the USA and personally ships it outside the USA
illegally, that person may be personally liable to breaking US export protocol.
Addo Enterprises Inc. will not be liable for their actions.
items on our website cannot be shipped to addresses outside the USA. These include, but not limited
to, the following:
- Generation 2, 3, or 4 Night Vision Equipment and Night
- Thermal Imaging Equipment and Heat Seekers
- Optical Sighting Equipment and Tactical Lights
(both Hand-Held and Weapon-Mountable),
Accessories, and Mounting
Tactical Gear and Weapon Accessories
- Military Apparel including Body Armor, Helmets and Helmet
Accessories, and Shields
- Some Laboratory Equipment
- Some Electronic Equipment
- All crime scene & forensic products
- Training weapons
All Stun Gun products
Specific names include:
- All Batons
All Pepper Spray Products
All nightvision and Thermal products
NOTE CAREFULLY: Please note that the specific names lsited above are
a cross section of manufacturers and items. Please refer to the US department
of commerce or Department of state for a full list.
Export Policy and Restrictions - Published Policy
Please refer to our
Shipping and Export Restrictions
for more information on export to
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR): Some of
the item(s) on this website are subject to the International Traffic
in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and export is strictly prohibited without
authorization or a license issued by the U.S. Department of State's Directorate
of Defense Trade Controls. By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any
ITAR restricted item(s), the Customer certifies that (i) the
purchase does not require OpticsPlanet, Inc. to export such items, unless OpticsPlanet,
Inc. is aware of the export and has obtained the appropriate U.S. Government
authorization; (ii) the Customer does not intend to export such items
after receipt from OpticsPlanet, Inc. without the appropriate U.S. Government
export authorization; (iii) the Customer does not intend to export,
transfer, sell, or furnish the item to any foreign person, whether abroad or
in the U.S., including any Foreign Embassy in the U.S., without the appropriate
U.S. Government export authorization; (iv) the Customer understands
that a foreign person under the ITAR § 120.16 means "any natural person
who is not a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(20)
or who is not a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3),"
and can mean "any foreign corporation, business association, trust, society,
or any other entity or group that is not incorporated or organized to do business
in the U.S., as well as international organizations, foreign governments, and
any agency or subdivisions of government (e.g. diplomatic missions)"
(See ITAR § 120.16); (v) the Customer is a U.S. Person as
defined by ITAR § 120.15, meaning the Customer is a lawful permanent resident
of the U.S., as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(20), or is
a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3),
or is a "corporation, business association, partnership, society, trust, or
any other entity, organization or group that is incorporated to do business
in the U.S., or is a governmental (federal, state, or local) entity"
(See ITAR § 120.15).
Export Administration Regulations (EAR): Some of the item(s)
on this website are subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR),
and export may be restricted by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of
Industry and Security. By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any restricted
item(s), the Customer certifies that (i) the purchase does not
require Addo Enterprises, Inc (DBA Safetybasement). to export such items, unless
Addo Enterprises, Inc. is aware of the export and has obtained the appropriate
U.S. Government authorization; (ii) the Customer does not intend to
export such items after receipt from Addo Enterprises, Inc. without the appropriate
U.S. Government export authorization.
Important Export Restrictions
(1) Export of some Addo Enterprises, Inc. products is strictly
prohibited without a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department
of State, in accordance with
International Traffic in
Arms Regulations (ITAR)
(22 C.F.R. 120-130)
or a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce,
in accordance with the
Export Administration Regulations
(15 C.F.R. 730-774).
(2) U.S. law prohibits the sale, transfer, or export
of items to certain restricted parties, destinations, and embargoed
countries, as identified on lists maintained by the U.S. Department
of State, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department
of Treasury. It is the responsibility of the Customer to be aware
of these lists, which can be found at the following U.S. Government
websites. By proceeding with any transaction, the Customer certifies
that the Customer will not engage in any unauthorized transaction
involving the export of our products to any restricted parties
By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any items
from Addo Enterprises Inc., the Customer certifies that (S)he
will comply with all requirements imposed by all applicable laws,
regulations and administrative policies.
For further information regarding the applicable laws, regulations,
and policies contact:
- U.S. Department of Commerce
- Bureau of Industry and Security
- Tel.: (202) 482-4811
- Website: http://www.bis.doc.gov
- U.S. Department of State
- Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
- Directorate of Defense Trade Control
- Tel.: (202) 663-1282
- Website: http://www.pmddtc.state.gov
Addo Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right to inquire into the end user, end
use, and country of ultimate destination of any product ordered on this website.
Please note that the information provided herein by Addo Enterprises (DBA
Safetybasement.com) should taken as a general reference and not a final transaltion
of the law. We recommend that you consult one of the above departments for more
PAYMENT GATEWAYS: (NOTE:
As of May 20th, 2014, we are no longer accepting PayPal. Please use a credit
Safetybasement works to ensure that all legitimate international orders are processed
accurately and in a timely manner.
Our payment gateway is an automated system set to the most stringent credit card
verification standards and optimized to work for United States and Canadian credit
cards. As such many of our international customers who try to use a legitimate
international credit card are usually declined if our payment gateway cannot
verify your inputed billing address.(This is usually noted
AVS mismatch or decline).
This has caused undue frustration to many of our good international customers.
Since we cannot change this standard, we would like to recommend a tried and tested
by-pass. Use your credit card inside of PayPal. The good news is that
do not need to have a paypal account to use their service
. See below:
Here is how it works:
1. Add your item(s) to our shopping cart.
2. Go to check out and select PayPal as your payment option (not credit
3. Then click SUBMIT to move on to PayPal website to complete your order.
Once on PayPal website you will see the following link. Click on the
highlighted link (if you do not have a PayPal account or do not want to create
5. Then you will see the following page. Proceed with processing your credit
card and you should be all set! Thank you!