howlong market
TERMS & CONDITIONS (T&C):

The HOWLONG MARKET online (subsequently called, "We," "Our," HOWLONG MARKET, or, "Us") is a trial Internet advertising website allowing individuals of HOWLONG and Environs (subsequently called, "User" or "Users") to Advertise, Buy, Sell or Trade, FREE for a limited time. (subject to certain conditions)

FFEE USERS may upload one image for an advertisement in the Free Category, providing it does not exceed the stipulated size. Some image formats may be disallowed. We may allow other formats at Our discretion.

This Service is provided "AS IS."

EXTRA OPTIONS FOR REGISTERED USERS:

Extras are available at a small cost to REGISTERED USERS. For example:

  • The option to extend their listing of an advertisement for a longer time.
  • Bold Listing. Currently, this cost is $1 for 30 days. (This cost may change.)
  • Featured advertisement at the top of pages. Currently, this cost is $2 for 30 days. (This cost may change.)
  • Featured advertisement on the Home Page. Currently, this cost is $2 for 30 days. (THis cost may change.)
  • Listed advertisement in the Featured Galleries. Currently, this cost is $2 for 30 days. (This cost may change.)
  • Highlighted advertisement. Currently, this cost is $1. (This cost may change.)
  • Up to 10 extra pictures uploaded. (Conditions apply. The total uploaded size must be no more than 0.5MB.) Currently, this cost is $2 for 30 days. (This cost may change.)
  • REGISTERED USERS also get a FREE Home Page and access to the Notice Board. (Conditions apply.)

These costs may be reduced or increased at Our discretion.

Extras are paid for by using PayPal. Users may need a PayPal Account to pay. (Please note that We absorb the PayPal charges. PayPal allows a minimum payment of $1.)

It is the Users responsibility to ACCURATELY enter required details of the Ad Number, Ad Description and Order number if requested to do so by the Extras payment forms supplied by PayPal.

Extras that are unpaid for, for any reason, will NOT be implemented and the Ad reverted back to NO Extras in 7 days.

The size of any image must be limited to 50kB or it will be rejected. We are not responsible for the quality of any image uploaded.

The total size of your Advertising data is limited. We will assess the size of uploaded data and, at Our discretion, limit it's size in accordance with the storage space required. For example, any User uploading a 10MB Blog/File/ad to their Home Page or Notice Board would be unacceptable. We reserve the right to stop or remove large uploads at Our discretion.

At present the maximum size of uploaded data is set per User. Users requiring more data storage space will be requested to pay for the extra storage space required.

HOSTING:

The HOWLONG MARKET utilises Australian Hosting that is reliable. We are not accountable if Hosting fails for any length of time.

We also use a Proprietary Script for the Market. We are not responsible for any errors this Script may produce, if any, but will do our utmost to eliminate any errors reported to Us.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • ADVERTISERS USING OUR FREE SERVICE MAY NOT MODIFY ADVERTISEMENTS ONCE UPLOADED.
  • BY REGISTERING FOR FREE YOU MAY MODIFY YOUR ADVERTISEMENT AND ADD PAID-FOR EXTRAS.
  • REGISTERED USERS ALSO RECEIVE A "FREE" HOME PAGE TO ADVERTISE WITHIN. (Subject to certain conditions.)
  • REGISTERED USERS ARE ALSO ALLOWED TO USE OUR NOTICE BOARD.
  • ANY User of the HOWLONG MARKET will be NOTIFIED BY EMAIL, of the advertisement placed, OR, the application to become a REGISTERED User.
  • BOTH APPLICATIONS, AS A REGISTERED USER and UNREGISTERED USERS MUST RESPOND TO THE LINK ON THIS EMAIL OR THE ADVERTISEMENT or the APPLICATION TO BE REGISTERED WILL BE DELETED WITHIN ONE DAY.
  • If this link is clicked on, and is APPROVED by admin, the advertisment OF FREE USERS will be placed on Our website for 30 days, under the FREE Category.
  • REGISTERING USERS are auto-approved, by clicking on the link they receive. They are automatically allowed to post ads without approval. (Subject to ads being acceptable according to these Terms and Conditions.)
  • REGISTERED USERS may elect, in future, to pay for Extra Services.

NOTE: REAL ESTATE & MOTOR VEHICLE ADVERTISEMENTS MUST INCLUDE THE STATEMENT:

  1. "I HAVE READ THE T&C (TERMS & CONDITIONS) OF THE HOWLONG MARKET AND AGREED TO THEM.
  2. THIS PROPERTY or VEHICLE IS NOT UNDER ANY ENCUMBERANCE"
  • (FOR EXAMPLE: UNDER CONTRACT WITH A REAL ESTATE AGENT, FINANCIAL INSTITUTION OR FINANCE COMPANY.)
  • OR
    • THESE ADS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF A REGISTERED USER.

Please place your advertisement and answer any prospective enquiries. Your advertisement is displayed for 30 days, or when you remove it (REGISTERED USERS ONLY) or we remove it, at our discretion. Registered users may modify adds at any time from the date of placement, to extend the ad duration. Free Users will have their ads removed 30 days from placement and have to resubmit the ad.

The anniversary date of your advertisement is the same day, 30 days after the initial date of placement, or from the date of editing (Registered Users ONLY), as recorded in our database, Hosted in Australia. If ads are modified by REGISTERED USERS, and Extra options are requested, the cost of these Extra options will be required to be paid commencing from the date of ad updating, or they will not be placed.

Advertising may only be used by persons who are legally allowed to make contracts. If you are under 18 years of age (a Minor) ask your parents or guardians to use the services on your behalf.

We are not responsible for the use of your Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Bank/Credit Cards/PayPal Account. IF YOU ARE OF MINOR AGE.

We are NOT involved in ANY transaction or CONTENT of YOUR advertisement.

All transactions are between the BUYER and the SELLER.

We remove advertisements if inappropriateness is found, AT OUR DISCRETION, without notice.

We may report you to the Respective Authorities and your logged IP Address, if inappropriate items are found.

We are not able to guarantee the identity of advertisers or the identity of those contacting a seller about an advertisement.

We DO NOT endorse, guarantee or verify the accuracy or content of any advertisement.

We are not responsible for any inability to use Our Services. It is YOUR responsibilty to learn how to post and respond to advertisements displayed on Our website.

It is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to both judge placed advertisements for accuracy and to place advertisements accurately.

You should protect your identity by using email for initial contacts. NEVER disclose your personal details innocently. Ask sellers for PROOF OF OWNERSHIP to prevent the purchase of stolen or illegal goods. Always ask for a receipt and see proof of identity from the seller.

It is YOUR CHOICE to include a telephone number in your ad.

You must report any problems of dishonesty, illegal activity, or offensive behaviour to us by using the "abuse" link immediately so that we may block users that attempt to victimise or offend others, or attempt to cause problems on Our website such as uploading innapropriate items, viruses et-alia. We also reserve the right to remove data we consider innapropriate at Our discretion without notice.

You may link your advertisement to Facebook; Furlnet: del.icio.ous; reddit; technorati; blinklist; digg; google; stumbleupon; myweb.yahoo; or the RSS linking you choose. We are not responsible for any resulting consequences, to you, from your decision to link to the Social Network you choose, or your decision to use RSS.

Once you leave the Howlong Market website, even 'virtually' by linking to it as above, you are SUBJECT to the TERMS and CONDITIONS of the network you decide to link to, NOT the Terms and Conditions of the Howlong Market.

If you have any questions please contact: admin

Using HOWLONG MARKET:

The following Terms and Conditions dictate your use of Our services. Read these terms and conditions carefully.

By using any of Our Services you ACCEPT and AGREE to the following:

1. You are NOT a Minor (under 18 years of age) or, if so, your Parents or Guardians are using Our Services on your behalf.
2. This website is Hosted in Australia and intended to be used by Australian residents only. Non-Australian advertisements MAY be used from time-to-time, at Our discretion.
3. Our Services are not to be taken as any form of endorsement by Us of any property, goods or services advertised on this site or the identity or character of any person submitting advertisements on this website.
3. All advertising is subject to compliance with the laws of Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia.
4. It is the advertiser's responsibility to ensure the advertiser is legally able to place the advertisement.
5. The English language ONLY should be used.
6. All Advertisements must truthfully represent the goods or services advertised.
7. Advertisements and other posted data used must not be offensive in ANY WAY!
8. An advertisement that in Our opinion breaches ANY conditions We deem innappropriate will be removed by Us, immediately, without notice.
9. All users agree that Our services are entirely used at the user's own risk and provided by Us to users on an 'As-Is' basis, without warranties and no implied warranties.
10. Advertisements are placed at the advertiser's risk and responded to by buyers or sellers at their risk. All liability for selling or buying remains with the Users.
11. Any advertiser suspected of buying or selling illegally obtained goods or services, or suspected of any other illegal activity will be reported to relevant Government Authorities, together with an identifiable IP address.
12. Users, Registered or not, deliberately using Our Services in any manner we decide that violates Our T&C will be removed from Our Service.
13. This T&C may be modified from time-to-time at Our discretion.
14. We are not accountable if Hosting fails for any length of time.
15. We are not responsible if errors are found in the Script we utilise but will do our utmost to rectify any errors reported to Us.
16. At this time we do not allow Uploading of Files for security reasons even if some information on Our Site 'Appears' to allow this. This restriction may be removed in the future.

Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2011


We hope this website will provide HOWLONG and Environs Residents, a useful and low-cost way of Advertising, Trading Goods or Services in a Community manner.


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