Terms and conditions
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Definitions and Notification of Changes
DIYCrafts.de is a international project of craft marketplace and is placed on a domains diycrafts.de and its sub-domains and other national domains and their sub domains. By using the DIYCrafts.de services (further on „DIYCrafts.de“ or „Services“) you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions. Since technology and laws are always changing, we may occasionally update this policy. The updated and recent policy will be always displayed on this location.
DIYCrafts.de is place for connecting all craft lovers. It is our goal to create a community where everyone benefits. We hope that buyers, sellers and all community members will act responsibly and with good intentions. To help with that we wrote a short guidelines as “terms and conditions” in simple language, however we know that not all situations can be fully foreseen and so DIYCrafts.de teams reserves the right to judge some grey area situations case by case basis as they arise. DIYCrafts.de team is fully determined to stop people who behave abusively or pose a risk to community.
a) You must be 18 years of age to enter into a legally binding contract to buy or sell via DIYCrafts.de. Or in other case your contracts would be seen by law as not valid.
b) If you register for a DIYCrafts.de seller account as a business (as a sole trader or partnership) on DIYCrafts.de you must agree to comply with business, accounting and tax laws in you jurisdiction.
d) You must not use DIYCrafts.de for any illegal or unauthorised purpose. You must not breach any laws, sell any counterfeit items or otherwise infringe the copyright, trade mark or other rights of third parties.
e) You are responsible for maintaining that the content you submit is your own and is not owned by others.
f) The currency of DIYCrafts.de.com is USD. Payment in other currencies is automatically converted into USD. The local DIYCrafts.de portals have prices in their national currencies.
g) You must not produce unwanted communications, spam of any kind to other users of DIYCrafts.de.
You are solely responsible for your behaviour and conduct on DIYCrafts.de. Please be polite when interacting with others.
a) Under no circumstances will DIYCrafts.de be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of DIYCrafts.de regardless of the form of action.
DIYCrafts.de marketplace – Permissible products and services
There are three categories of products and services permissible to be sold on DIYCrafts.de marketplace.
- The first is category of “Handmade” products.
- The second is the category of “Craft supplies”.
- The third is the category of “Patterns a tutorials”.
a) Products sold as “Handmade” must be created by creative endeavour of the seller and the creative endeavor must constitute a major part in product creation. Also the products must have been produced by hand using craft or art techniques and not have been produced through “mass production” methods. Generally it is accepted that handmade products have irregularities, slight uniqueness in patterns or minor defects that a proof of “one of a kind” or “small series production”.
b) Products sold as “Handmade” can also be products that are assembled (Assembled jewellery, beads etc) or printed (Posters, T-shirts etc.) provided that the seller is the creator of the original design for the offered products.
c) Products sold as “Craft supplies” must be supplies used for creation of craft products. All kinds of supply products are permissible. But due to online nature of the marketplace there are some items that are not suited for DIYCrafts.de marketplace that can be items that are toxic or pose explosive risk or be at a threat of damage due to package handling or heat during transport.
d) Products sold as “Craft supplies” can also be “Handmade” (like beads, buttons etc.) In that case they can be placed also in category “Handmade”.
e) Products sold in category “Patterns a tutorials” must be patterns of original design that the seller has created and they do not infringe on intellectual rights of another pattern creator. Tutorials are original material textual or video format that is aimed at teaching crafts or some skill or technique or text or videos that explain craft related history and so on.
Content and Copyright
a) By using DIYCrafts.de service seller allows Mycraft the right to use or edit the sellers content for the purposes of marketing of sellers store or DIYCrafts.de website inside or outside DIYCrafts.de websites.
b) Uploaded content and media must be sellers own original work which does not infringe on any law.
Sales and Shipping
a). The placed order is binding for both sides.
b) Seller must send ordered item in time frame, price, shipping cost as indicated in his store.
If seller is unable to fulfill this obligation, the seller is obliged to inform the buyer immediately. And to find mutually agreeable resolution of the situation. In case the product can not be delivered and it has been paid, the seller is obliged to return the buyers money within 14 days.
a). Seler agrees to pay the fees given as follows:
5% Transaction fee per sale. We do not charge monthly fees and we never hold your funds.
Last updated: Aug 3, 2016