OwnAShop’s Terms of Service

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With effect from: 5th August 2010

PLEASE READ THESE SIMPLIFIED TERMS OF SERVICE ("AGREEMENT" OR "TERMS OF USE") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE AND SERVICES OFFERED BY DORIC SOLUTIONS LLP ("OWNASHOP"). THIS AGREEMENT SETS FORTH THE LEGALLY BINDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.OWNASHOP.COM/ (THE "SITE") AND ALL SERVICES PROVIDED BY OWNASHOP ON THE WEBSITE.

By using this Site in any manner, including but not limited to visiting or browsing, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions in this Agreement. This Agreement applies to all registered users of the Site, including vendors, merchants, sellers, shop-owners and customers, buyers, shoppers, contributors of content, information and other materials or services on the Site.


OWNASHOP – Simplify selling for everyone.

OwnAShop is a platform for you to buy or sell easily, ethically and responsibly in a mutual beneficial social community. OwnAShop does not get involved in the transactions between buyers and sellers and therefore OwnAShop has no control over the responsibilities, accuracy, quality, morality, safety or legality of any aspect of the items sold or listed.


SUMMARY

In short, all transaction payments and delivery arrangements are solely between the buyer and the seller. OwnAShop is for you to explore, experiment and excite your entrepreneurial ventures.


BY SIGNING UP

You agree that OwnAShop is just an online platform service/tool and as such OwnAShop is not responsible or liable for any patents, copyrights, content, data, text, information, usernames, graphics, images, photographs, profiles, audio, video, items, and links posted by you, other users, or outside parties on the Site.

Be responsible. Using OwnAShop service is entirely at your own risk.


LEGAL ISSUES

Please check with your local authorities and applicable laws related to your online shop. That includes your business registration, legal age and compliance to local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content, activities, confidentiality and security. OwnAShop reserves the rights to suspend/refuse service to anyone, for any reason, at any time.


POLICIES

All sellers are urged to outline shop policies for their OwnAShop shop. These policies may include, for example, shipping, returns, payment and selling policies. Sellers must create reasonable and ethical policies in good faith and must abide by such policies. Sellers are responsible for enforcing their own reasonable shop policies.


RESTRICTIONS

All users are solely responsible for your conduct and activities on and regarding to OwnAShop and all patents, copyrights, data, text, information, usernames, graphics, images, photographs, profiles, audio, video, items, and links that you submit, post, and display on OwnAShop. Your content and your use of OwnAShop shall not:

  • Be false, inaccurate or misleading
  • Be fraudulent or involve the sale of restricted, prohibited, illegal, counterfeit or stolen items
  • Infringe upon any third-party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual property rights or rights of publicity or privacy
  • Violate this Agreement, any site policy or community guidelines, or any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation (please check with your local authorities for more information)
  • Be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, unlawfully harassing, impersonate or intimidate any person (including OwnAShop staff or other users), or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person, through for example, the use of similar email address, nicknames, or creation of false account(s) or any other method or device
  • Be obscene or contain child pornography
  • Contain or transmit any code of a destructive nature that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information
  • Hosted images that are not part of a listing or do not belong to you
  • Modify, adapt or hack OwnAShop or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with OwnAShop;
  • Appear to create liability for OwnAShop or cause OwnAShop to lose (in whole or in part) the services of OwnAShop's ISPs or other suppliers
  • Furthermore, you may not list any item on OwnAShop (or consummate any transaction that was initiated by using OwnAShop's service) that, by paying to OwnAShop any fees, could would cause OwnAShop to violate any applicable laws, statutes, ordinances or regulations, or that violates the Terms of Use

CONTENT

OwnAShop does not claim ownership rights on your content. You grant OwnAShop a license solely to enable OwnAShop to use any information or content you supply OwnAShop with, so that OwnAShop is not violating any rights you might have in that content. You grant OwnAShop a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights (but no other rights) you have in the content, in any media now known or not currently known, with respect to your content. You agree to allow OwnAShop to store or re-format your content on OwnAShop and display your content on OwnAShop in any way as OwnAShop chooses.

As part of a transaction, you may obtain personal information, including email addresses and shipping information, from another OwnAShop user. Without obtaining prior permission from the other users, this personal information shall only be used for that transaction or for OwnAShop-related communications. OwnAShop has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any OwnAShop user to your email or physical mail list.

By posting content on OwnAShop, it is possible for an outside website or a third party to re-post that content. You agree to hold OwnAShop harmless for any dispute concerning this use. If you choose to display your own OwnAShop-hosted image on another website, the image must provide a link back to its listing page on OwnAShop.


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

OwnAShop, and other OwnAShop graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or trade dress of OwnAShop, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. OwnAShop's trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names or email addresses, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion.


BREACH

Without limiting any other remedies, OwnAShop may, without notice, and without refunding any fees, delay or immediately remove content, warn OwnAShop's community of a user's actions, issue a warning to a user, temporarily suspend a user, temporarily or indefinitely suspend a user's account privileges, terminate a user's account, prohibit access to the Site, and take technical and legal steps to keep a user off the Site and refuse to provide services to a user if any of the following apply:

OwnAShop suspects (by information, investigation, conviction, settlement, insurance or escrow investigation, or otherwise) a user has breached this Agreement or other policy documents and community guidelines incorporated herein; OwnAShop is unable to verify or authenticate any of your personal information or content; or OwnAShop believes that a user is acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of OwnAShop's policies, has engaged in improper or fraudulent activity in connection with OwnAShop or the actions may cause legal liability or financial loss to OwnAShop's users or to OwnAShop.


PRIVACY

Except as provided in OwnAShop's Privacy Policy, OwnAShop will not sell or disclose your personal information (as defined in the Privacy Policy) to third parties without your explicit consent. OwnAShop stores and processes content on computers located in Singapore that are protected by physical as well as technological security.


WARRANTY AND LIABILITY LIMIT

OWNASHOP, OWNASHOP 'S SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND OWNASHOP'S SUPPLIERS PROVIDE OWNASHOP'S WEB SITE AND SERVICES "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. OWNASHOP, OWNASHOP'S SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND OWNASHOP'S SUPPLIERS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, PERFORMANCE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN ADDITION, NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION (ORAL OR WRITTEN) OBTAINED BY YOU FROM OWNASHOP SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY.

IN NO EVENT SHALL OWNASHOP, AND (AS APPLICABLE) OWNASHOP'S SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR OWNASHOP'S SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND/OR INCIDENTAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITE, OWNASHOP'S SERVICES, OR THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.


INDEMNITY

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD OWNASHOP AND (AS APPLICABLE) OWNASHOP'S PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES, HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT OR THE DOCUMENTS IT INCORPORATES BY REFERENCE, OR YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY LAW OR THE RIGHTS OF A THIRD PARTY.


GUARANTEE OF SERVICE

OwnAShop does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted access to the Site, and operation of the Site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside OwnAShop's control.

OwnAShop reserves the right to modify or terminate the OwnAShop service for any reason, without notice, at any time. OwnAShop reserves the right to alter these Terms of Use or other Site policies at any time, so please review the policies frequently. If OwnAShop makes a material change OwnAShop will notify you here, by email, by means of a notice on our home page, or other places OwnAShop deems appropriate. What constitutes a "material change" will be determined at OwnAShop's sole discretion, in good faith, and using common sense and reasonable judgment.



 
 
 
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