Qualifications for Registration
We are very serious in presenting you a safe and pleasant venue for buying items online. We have not, and will not accept, on this site, any sort of fraud, scamming, or illegal activity of any sort. Persons engaging in such will be permantently barred from this shopping site and may be subject to criminal prosecution. Below, are the legalities we are required to state and which you agree to abide by when registering with, or using, this site:
Eligibility of membership - This shopping site is only available to people who are legally able to form binding contracts as the buyer/seller of items. People under the age of 18 are not eligible for membership. If you do not meet these requirements, you are not eligible to use this shopping service.
Anyone meeting the requirements of Article 1 may register as a user and purchase items up for sale.
This site is only providing shopping services - We only provide services to people interested in buying merchandise via the internet. We are not responsible for typographical errors, misprints, loss of merchandise/money, damage or failure of equipment, due to your use of this shopping site. Use of this site is at your own risk, and content is presented 'As-Is'.
Privacy - We gather your information so that we have it on hand when items are purchased. Personal information is not sold, rented, or used in any other way without your permission.
Warranty - We provide this shopping site in an 'as-is' condition, without a warranty or condition. This site is not liable for any damages resulting in a sale, or your visit to the site.
Suspension or Termination
Here are some things that will get you suspended, terminated, and/or prosecuted:
Conditions of Service
- Giving us false information when registering, such as a false name or fraudulent contact information.
- We are against Spam and we respect the privacy of our users. We do not use "cookies" or any other method to gather information about other than legitimate registration. We use your e-mail address for contacting buyers or sellers only. Any use of this private information by anyone else is strictly prohibited and we WILL take action.
- Don't bid unless you intend to buy. Don't offer an item unless you intend to follow though with the winning bidder. For a buyer or seller not to honor a sale is illegal in many states.
- Don't list items in inappropriate categories just to get additional exposure or for any other reason. Violators of this policy are subject to suspension or termination. If you have something that does not fit any of our categories, please e-mail the administrator, listed at the bottom of this page and request a new category to be added.
- No sellers can bid on their own products to artificially raise the selling price. However, if you made a legitimate mistake and started the item too low (and no one has bid on it yet) you may edit the information by viewing your item, and clicking on "Edit Item". If you need assistance email the administrator.
- Any one attempting to compromise the safety, security, data integrity, service, or any other fact of this shopping site will be suspended or terminated and WILL face possible legal action. We've worked hard to present this shopping opportunity for you and will not allow one or two to ruin it for the many.
- Any one attempting to post illegal merchandise, including pirated software and music, firearms, adult videos, any item in any way infringing on a legitimate copyright, or anything that is affiliated with pornography, etc. Links within your item listing(s) to sites violating the above are included.
This shopping site acts only in providing a place for buyers and sellers to buy and sell approved items. We have no control over quality, usability, legality, et al of the items put up here for sale. In other words, we provide this website in an 'as-is' condition, without a warranty or condition. This shopping site is not liable for any damages resulting in a sale, or your visit to the site. This shopping site is not responsible nor liable for any damages caused or alleged to be caused directly, indirectly, incidentally, or consequentially by anything on or related to this shopping site.
We cannot, and will not, get involved in disputes between users. In the case that you have such a dispute, by registering on this site, you are releasing this shopping site and its agents, employees, and assignees, and any affiliated companies or individuals from any claims, suspected and unsuspected, whether disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of, or in any way connected to, any disputes. We suggest and expect that users will employ common good business practices and personal courtesy to avoid disputes. If another user has a complaint with you, please establish a polite dialog with him or her to resolve the dispute to mutual satisfaction. Above all, when buying something from someone -- whether on the internet or anywhere else -- your best protection is to be an informed buyer. In Latin: Caveat Emptor! The age-old warning of Buyer Beware!
We cannot, and will not, be held responsible for any interruption in service, caused by any means, therefore we cannot guarantee continual, uninterrupted service as our website could be interfered with by means out of our control.
The use of a trademark or service mark in your item listings should be capitalized and indication as such. Since we have no control over posting, the use of any trademark or service mark on this shopping site, proper or improper, cannot and should not be construed as affecting the validity of that trademark or service mark.
We reserve the right to remove anyone from this shopping site at any time for any reason we deem sufficient and without explanation required.
We will tolerate no violations of law or regulations by any actions, especially those that are libelous, threatening, harassing, or obscene.
This shopping site places certain restrictions on the types of items and services offered for sale and the types of listings posted to the site. Please review the following list of items, services and listing types that may not be listed and, upon discovery, will be removed at our sole discretion.
Items and Services
- Items and services that infringe on another party's copyright, patent, license, trademark or other proprietary right, including rights of publicity and privacy or where the offering of such items and services is prohibited by law.
- Any item that is illegal to sell under any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation.
- Items to which a false or illegal description is applied.
- Stolen or illegally imported goods.
- Adult Items that depict, simulate, display, offer or describe in textual or visual depiction all manner of sexual acts, genitalia, pornography, erotica, child pornography, sexual toys and related accessories, links to Adult Only websites, Adult Only domain names for sale, or any item that would fall under the category of Adult Only.
- All Firearms, Military weapons, Explosives and ammunition
- All Fireworks, pyrotechnics, and explosives.
- Alcoholic beverages for consumption.
- Drugs, drug paraphernalia, narcotics, prescription medication.
- Human body parts, remains, fluids.
- Live or stuffed animals, pets, livestock or animal body parts, skins, pelts.
- Clothing advertised as used, dirty, soiled, or unwashed.
- Any device or component used to illegally acquire the use of a utility or service, i.e., TV Descramblers.
- Bulk e-mail lists.
- Lottery tickets, raffle tickets or raffle items.
- Multi-level marketing schemes(MLM) or Pyramid schemes.
- Stock, bonds, or securities of live or existing companies.
- Books, Manuals, Software, or literature promoting violence or containing hate literature.
- Books, Manuals, Software, or literature that provide instructions on how to perform or engage in any form of illegal activity.
- Listings that are wholly or mainly intended to divert buyers away from the listings themselves.
- Listings with links to another website where you are offering the same item for sale at a value lower than your stated opening price.
- Listings that sell low-valued items advertising other site's sales.
- Listings that require bidders to purchase additional items or services.
- Listings that require bidders to participate in raffles or lotteries.
- Listings that charge excessive shipping and handling fees to winning bidders.
There are no fees to list items, re-list items, or upload images (50KB maximum). However, if/when an item sells, we charge 2% of the first $1,000.00 of the selling price and an additional 1% on any amount over $1,000.00. (There is a minimum charge of $1.00 on all sold items.) You will notified of the charge via an email and given the opportunity to pay via PayPal. (There is a yearly access fee of $12.00 to sell items.)
Your use of this shopping site marks your acceptance in full of these Terms and Conditions.
Howard Rawlings Antiques,
Old Hickory, TN