Terms and Conditions

12/17/2019

These Terms and Conditions govern your use of VentureMerch and provide information about the VentureMerch Service, outlined below. When you create a VentureMerch account or use VentureMerch in anyway, you agree to these terms.

This web-site (VentureMerch) is intended to be a friendly, enjoyable and useful experience, but as with anything concerning any kind of transactions there are risks involved and we strongly advise you to understand all of these terms before joining. If you spot a listing that you feel is violating the general terms and conditions of this web-site as stated below please let us know by contacting us.

Rights To Suspend or Terminate

You agree that this web-site, in its own discretion, may terminate any auction or use of the service immediately and without notice.

Reasons to suspend or terminate may include but are not limited to:

(a) We believe that you are not abiding by the general rules of this web-site

(b) You have repeatedly broken a certain term

(c) You have listed a suspicious item

(d) We believe you to be a non paying seller

(e) We believe you to be a non paying bidder

In most cases when we suspect foul play we will suspend your account/listing while we investigate further. If our investigation is conclusive then your account with us will be terminated.

Your Conduct

You are solely responsible for the contents of your actions through this web-site. You must ensure that your participation in the selling or buying of items does not violate any applicable laws or regulations. By this we mean that you must check that you entitled to sell or buy the relevant item and that you are not prohibited from doing so by any law or regulation.
You must not transmit through the service any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material. You must also not transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law or regulation.

Offers to Buy or Sell Off Site

Buyers and sellers are not allowed to share or request direct contact information prior to completing a sale. They also can not use information they've obtained on VentureMerch to contact each other to buy or sell off site. A seller who listed an item(s) must pay all fees for the services they've used, even if the sale is completed off site (such as a local pickup)
If a seller or buyer asks you to complete a transaction off site, please contact us.


Membership

Membership to this web-site is only available to those who can form a legally binding contract. This web-site does not permit minors (under 18) to register. If any member fails to signup with their correct age the account will be terminated immediately.

General Terms

This site acts as the window for sellers to conduct auctions and for bidders to bid on sellers' auctions. Aside from auctions this site also acts as the window for sellers to conduct sales (listing items/products for sale) and for buyers to buy items/products from sellers'. We are not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers. As a result, we have no control over the quality, safety or legality of the items listed, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell items/products, or the ability of buyers to buy items/products. We cannot and do not control whether or not sellers will complete the sale of items/products they offer or buyers will complete the purchases of items/products they have ordered or placed a bid on. In addition, note that there are risks of dealing with foreign nationals, underage persons or people acting under false pretenses. 

This Web-site shall not be responsible for any items/products sold, for any damage to items/products during transit or during the inspection period, nor for misrepresentations and/or breaches of contract by either buyer and/or seller. This web-site shall not be responsible for the cost of procurement of substitute goods or any losses resulting form any goods purchased or obtained. This web-site assumes no liability for the content of the listings. However with that said if you fall victim of a fraudulent transaction we will assist you as much as we can. This web-site assumes no liability for any injury from an item/product purchased, weather this is a defective item/product or improper use of the item/product.

Safety

We always recommend being safe when completing any transaction in person, such as local pickup options. Always go with someone you trust, never meet someone you do not know alone! If possible, meet at a very public place. We highly recommend meeting at a local police department or other location that has a large amount of people nearby. We recommend never meeting at night.

Counterfeit item policy

The listing of counterfeit items or unauthorized copies of items is prohibited. These items are illegal and not allowed to be listed on VentureMerch. Any item that bears a company's official brand name or logo can be listed, as long as these products were lawfully made by, for, or with the consent of that company. If we believe that any listing may contain counterfeit items or unauthorized copies of items we (this site) my suspend the listing(s) and user account(s) without notice and/or permanently delete the item(s) and user account(s).

Laws

These Terms of Service shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of Florida and any disputes will be decided only by the Courts of Florida.

Refunds

VentureMerch is a non-refundable service. However if you encounter problems when using our service please contact us. At our own discretion we may offer site credit, discounts or refunds.

Payment - Credit Account

Any credits made to your account using "Credit Account" " Payment - Credit Account" are non-refundable and can only be used to pay for site fees not purchases (orders). VentureMerch is not a bank and credits made to accounts are not FDIC insured.

Revisions

To improve our services we may updated this document. This document may be updated at anytime with or without notice and for that reason we highly recommend reviewing it from time to time.