Marketparts (hereinafter “Marketparts”, “we” or “us”) provide website features and other products and services to you when you visit or shop at marketparts.com (hereinafter “the Website”) or use Marketparts services.
- “Content” means all materials and content, including designs, editorial, text, graphics, audio-visual materials, multimedia elements, photographs, videos, music, sound recordings, reports, documents, information and data.
- “Registered User” means a User who has registered and created an account with Marketparts to access enhanced features of the Website.
- “User” means all users of the Website.
- “You" means you as an individual User of the Website.
About the Website
The Website provides information about Marketparts, including the services we provide. It also offers a marketplace service between professionals on the Internet and a range of interactive features, such as access to premium and personalised content, User profiles, product descriptions or dashboards, use of advanced search features, use of collaborative features to communicate with other Users, ability to request quotes and to order products.
We may add other features from time to time.
For more information about the use of the services we provide, please consult our Terms of Service.
Changes to and availability of the Website
The Website is made available on an “as is” basis with no representation or warranty with respect to its functionality or availability and with no guarantee that it is complete, accurate, or timely nor any guarantee regarding any results you or others may obtain from its use. Access to all or parts of the Website may be suspended at any time without notice.
Submissions, including publication of content, comments and communications
The Website may contain functionality that permits you to publish content, post reviews, comments and other content; send emails and other communications; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions or other information (collectively, “Submissions”).
You acknowledge and agree that your Submissions are not confidential and that your provision of Submissions is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction.
We may (but have no obligation to) monitor, evaluate, alter or remove Submissions before or after they appear on the Website; however, we have no control over and are not responsible for any use or misuse (including any distribution) by any third party of Submissions.
In using the Website, you must not do any of the following:
- Post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Website any materials that are or may be: (i) threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful or intimidating, or otherwise fail to respect the rights and dignity of others; (ii) defamatory, libellous, fraudulent or otherwise tortious; (iii) obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; or (iv) potentially harmful or invasive or intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment, such as a virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter Egg, time bomb, spyware or other computer code, file or program.
- Post, transmit, or otherwise make available through the Website any material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right, without the express prior written consent of the applicable owner.
- Publish false or deceptive information likely to mislead other Users.
- Use the Website for any purpose that is fraudulent or otherwise tortious or unlawful.
- Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Website or the servers or networks used to make the Website available, including by hacking or defacing any portion of any of the Website; or violate any requirement, procedure or policy of such servers or networks.
- Restrict or inhibit any other person from using the Website.
- Create or share content without first obtaining any necessary permissions from third parties or otherwise use the Website to post or transmit any information that you do not have the right to provide; that would violate any applicable law or regulation; or that would violate, infringe or misappropriate any third party right or interest.
- Reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works of, sell, rent, lease, loan, timeshare, distribute or otherwise exploit any portion of (or any use of) the Website except as expressly authorised herein, without Marketparts’ express prior written consent.
- Reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of any of the Website, except where such restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law.
- Remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice on the Website or content you access via the Website.
- Frame or mirror any portion of the Website, or otherwise incorporate any portion of the Website into any product or service, without Marketparts’ express prior written consent.
- Systematically download and store Website’s content.
- Use any robot, spider, Website search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to (i) retrieve, index, “scrape,” “data mine” or otherwise gather content from the Website, (ii) reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website, or (iii) harvest or collect information about Users of the Website without Marketparts’ express prior written consent.
Requirements to Use the Website
If you are an individual, you represent and warrant that you have reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you reside, and that you are in any event at least 18 years old.
Certain features of the Website are available only to Registered Users (“Buyers” or “Sellers”). Current examples include offering products to buyers, searching for products sold by certified sellers or requesting a quote. Additional features may be made available to Registered Users over time.
How to register
To register, you will need to provide certain information about yourself and create a username and password. This combination of information will be your account as a Registered User.
Registrations may be accepted, rejected or cancelled by us at any time and for any reason. If your registration is cancelled, you will continue to have access to the Website; however, you will no longer have access to features available only to Registered Users.
Responsibilities of Registered Users
If you choose to register with us and become a Registered User, you agree you are solely responsible for your account and any and all activities that occur under your account, including all activities of any persons who gain access to your account with or without your permission. In becoming a Registered User, you also agree to:
- Provide true, current, accurate and complete information about yourself, your organisation and your products (where applicable) as requested by us from time to time and notify us promptly of any changes to your information so that your account information is current, complete and accurate;
- Be solely responsible for the content you publish and make available to Users, as well as any document or information you send to Users, and to assume the sole editorial responsibility for the content you publish;
- Maintain the confidentiality and security of your account, including your username and password;
- Notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of your account, account password, or service provided through your account, as well as any breach of security with respect to your account, account password, or service provided through it; and
- Assist us, if and as we request, to stop or remedy any breach of security related to your account.
As a Seller, you:
- Undertake to withdraw from the Website any product that would no longer be available; and
- Declare to know the geographies where the Website is available, to take all precautions to abide by the law of respective jurisdictions and to discharge Marketparts from any liability in this regard.
Privacy of Registered Users
Our Privacy statement explains how we protect and use your information; the “Registered Users” sections of the Privacy statement explain additional information we collect and additional uses of information about Registered Users.
Except where expressly stated otherwise, all right, title, and interest in and to the Website and all content, source code, processes, designs, technologies, URLs, domain names, marks, and logos forming any part of the Website (collectively, "Our Content") are:
- Fully vested in us or our service providers; and
- Protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws.
Unless otherwise expressly authorised by us in writing, you agree not to:
- Copy, modify, deep link, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right or interest in Our Content;
- Remove any proprietary notices or labels on or in Our Content; or
- Allow any other person or entity to engage in any of the foregoing.
- Complete and accurate;
- Not fraudulent, tortious, or otherwise in violation of any applicable law or any right of any third party.
You irrevocably waive any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding each Submission that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory.
We do not claim ownership of your Submissions; however, you agree that by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, submitting, entering, or otherwise transmitting your Submissions to us or any third party using the Website:
- You have thereby granted us a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable and fully sublicensable (through multiple tiers) license, without additional consideration to you or any third party, to reproduce, distribute, perform, and display (publicly or otherwise), create derivative works of, adapt, modify and otherwise use, analyse, exploit and practice any comment or submission, in any format or media now known or hereafter developed, and for any purpose (including promotional purposes, such as testimonials);
- You confirm, represent and warrant to us that you have all rights, titles and interests, as well as the power and authority necessary, to grant the license to your Submissions set out above; and
- You acknowledge and agree that the technical processing and transmission of the Website, including your Submissions, may involve transmissions over various networks and changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices, and that your Submissions may be subject to "caching" or other technical processing or transmission policies and procedures by us or at intermediate locations on the Internet.
If you deactivate the account to which your Submissions are connected, you acknowledge and agree that we may retain a copy or copies of same for archival or compliance purposes or to otherwise provide the Website to you or others, subject always to your license to us, set out above, and to our Privacy statement.
Compliance and Complaints
If we receive a complaint relating to your use of the Website, you acknowledge and agree that we may, in our sole and absolute discretion and without notice or liability, investigate the complaint, restrict, suspend or terminate any service involved, and/or remove your Submissions from our servers.
Third Party Content
The Website may contain links to websites and other materials made available by third parties (collectively, "Third Party Content"). If you use such functionality, you are directing us to access, route and transmit to you the applicable Third Party Content.
We neither control nor endorse, nor are responsible for, any Third Party Content and we make no representations or warranties with respect to them. The availability of any Third Party Content through the Website does not imply the endorsement of, or affiliation with, any provider of such websites or materials. Your use of any Third Party Content is at your own risk and is subject to any terms, conditions and policies applicable to them (such as terms of service or privacy policies of the providers of the Third Party Content).
Trade and Service Marks
You may not use the trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or designs of Marketparts or of its Users, in connection with any product or service that is not of Marketparts or its Users nor in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting any right to use any trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or designs without the express prior written consent of the owner.
The Website may include open source components, which are licensed for use and distribution by us under applicable open source licenses. Use of these open source components is governed by and subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable open source license.
Liability and Warranties
Marketparts makes no representations or warranties about the site, which is provided “as is”. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all implied warranties regarding the site, including without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose, title, and non-infringement.
Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Marketparts excludes all liability for any loss or damage of whatever kind and however arising in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the Website and any of its features.
You acknowledge and accept that use of the Website is subject to the risks inherent in any connection and transmission on the internet, in particular in relation to security risks and vulnerabilities, technical performance and risk of interruption. Accordingly, neither Marketparts nor any of its service providers are liable to you in any circumstances for any losses or damages caused by disruption or failure of internet networks or for any interruptions to or restrictions on the accessibility of the Website arising for any reason, including, but not limited to, by reason of a virus, security related vulnerability, or technical or operational failure of any nature.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MARKETPARTS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE WEBSITE; ANY INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH IT; ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH IT; OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES - INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES - THAT ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS OBTAINED BY YOU VIA OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend (at the indemnified party’s option), indemnify, and hold Marketparts and its insurers harmless from and against any action, proceedings, claims, causes of action, demand, debts, losses, damages, charges and costs, including reasonable legal costs and/or any amount paid to settle any action or to satisfy a judgement and expenses of any kind and character whatsoever incurred by us relating to or arising from any content or information posted or transmitted by you using the Website or otherwise arising out of your use of the Website or use of the Website by any third party who is given or gains access to the Website due to your action or inaction. Your indemnification obligation to Marketparts includes but is not limited to any instance where one (or more) of your Submissions
- infringes any Third Party Content or other third-party intellectual property rights; or
- is inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful.
Marketparts has the right at any time to forego the indemnification and assume the defence of any claim. Notwithstanding the foregoing, it is not the intent of Marketparts to affect its rights or those of its insurers to assume the defence or settlement of any claim against Marketparts for which insurance coverage is sought under any applicable insurance policy.
Disclaimers and Assumptions of Risk
The Website and all information provided to you via the Website is provided “as is” and “as available”. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Marketparts disclaims all express, implied, and statutory warranties with respect to the same, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, non-interference, error-free service, and uninterrupted service. Marketparts neither represents nor warrants that the Website, services and content provided through the Website, or information downloaded from the Website will be accurate, current, uninterrupted, error-free, omission-free, or free from viruses or other harmful components.
Marketparts cannot be held responsible for payments made between Users outside the Website.
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You acknowledge that you have read the Privacy statement, as it may be updated from time to time. You further acknowledge that, to the extent required under applicable law, by using the Website you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure by us of your personal information (whether previously collected or to be collected) for the purposes identified therein.
- the word "including", the word "includes" and the phrase "such as", when following a general statement or term (whether or not non-limiting language such as "without limitation" or "but not limited to" or other words of similar import are used with reference thereto), is not to be construed as limiting, and the word "or" between two or more listed matters does not imply an exclusive relationship between the matters being connected; and
- all references to websites addresses or URLs will also include any successor or replacement websites containing substantially similar information as the referenced websites.
No implied waiver
- by us to you will be deemed to have been effectively and validly given if delivered or sent to any of the contact particulars then listed in your account;
- by you to us will be deemed to have been effectively and validly given only if in writing and delivered or submitted via the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
If a particular term is found to be unenforceable, this will not affect any other terms.
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