Terms & Conditions

17 November 2010

For legal purposes, our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy are provided solely in the English language:

1. Definitions

1.1.   Please read this carefully. By using this web site you are agreeing to be legally bound by the terms that appear below, which will take effect immediately when you register with Use Your Books. If you do not agree to be legally bound by the following terms and conditions, please do not register, access and/or use ‘Use Your Books’.

1.2.   For the purpose of these ‘terms and conditions’ of website use;

"Use Your Books", "UYB", "We", "Us", or "Our" means Use Your Books

"Site" or "Website" means useyourbooks.com

"Advert", "Ad", "Advertisement" or "Listing" means a book being listed for sale by a Seller on the Our Website

"Seller" means anyone who registers on Our Website and places a book for sale

"Buyer" means anyone who registers on Our Website and purchases a listed book for sale from a Seller.

1.3.   The headings used in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and do not affect the construction of these Terms and Conditions.

2. Our Website & Services

2.1.   Use Your Books, through its Website useyourbooks.com, provides an online marketplace (classified advertising medium) for second education books. The Site enables Sellers to open an account with Us in order to place, edit and delete ads online. The Site enables Buyers to search for books for sale by a Seller and to purchase said items directly from the Seller via Our website.

2.2.   Use Your Books acts solely as an online medium for advertising used books (online marketplace). We do not own items offered for sale on the Site, rather the Seller does. We are not involved in transactions between Buyers and Sellers. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any aspect of any sale. We have no control over the quality, legality, safety or accuracy of any product offered for sale, nor can We guarantee the integrity of the Seller or Buyer of such products. We are not responsible for ensuring that the Buyer and Seller actually complete a transaction.

3. Your Conduct & Responsibilities

3.1.   You are solely responsible for the contents of your actions through this Website. You must ensure that your participation in the selling, or buying of books 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 book(s) and that you are not prohibited from doing so by any law or regulation.

3.2.   You must not transmit through Our Website any unlawful, harassing, libellous, 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.

3.3.   Sellers of books accept full responsibility for their adverts, the items they are selling and any transaction carried out with interested Buyers. We accept no responsibility for any damages caused to people or property resulting from a transaction between Buyer and Seller.

3.4.   You agree that the information you provide through Our Website must be accurate and not misleading, fraudulent, deceptive, offensive, threatening, indecent, copyrighted or otherwise not contributing to our positive trading environment. You agree to have physical possession of and full title rights to the book you are advertising, and that advertising such items is not in breach of any laws or regulations prohibiting the sale or advertisement of such items. You also agree to virus check all photos uploaded and not to transmit any viruses, trojans, worms or anything otherwise attached or uploaded to the Website. Users accept full responsibility for the content of their adverts, and agree to write their own information for adverts and not include any misleading or copyrighted information.

3.5.   You also agree that you will not use other user information, including contact information, to do anything but contact them about books, unless you have the written permission of the user. Any other use of user information is prohibited, including sending any marketing, advertising, spam, or other unsolicited e-mails or contact otherwise.

4. Registration

4.1.   Registration and membership to our online marketplace Website is only available to those you can form a legally binding contract. Use Your Books does not permit minors (under 16 years of age) to register. If any member fails to sign-up with their correct age their account will be terminated immediately.

4.2.   The information provided at the time of registration (and thereafter) must be correct, accurate and true.

5. Placing an Ad (Selling a Book)

5.1.   All Sellers must have completed the online registration process on the Use Your Books Website in order to place an ad and must also hold an active Paypal account in the name given in your registration details. You will not be asked for your Paypal email account until you place your first ad.

5.2.   All Buyers must have completed the online registration process on the Use Your Books Website in order to purchase a book. You do not need a Paypal account to purchase a book.

5.3.   There is absolutely no charge for registration, or placing an individual ‘book for sale’ advert on Our Website. Our fees (charges) only come into effect once a book advertised on Our Website is purchased by a Buyer.

5.4.   The minimum sale price of a book on Our Website is USD $ 3.00, GBP £ 3.00 or EUR € 3.00 (depending on the country where you are registered). You will not be permitted to enter a sale price below this amount.

5.5.   We will confirm acceptance of your ad on screen once you have completed all ‘required’ data. Your ad will then appear online immediately.

5.6.   Once an ad has been placed, Sellers can edit the ad at any time. It should be noted that the date the original ad was posted may remain as the “date posted” for display and sorting purposes.

5.7.   Once a book is sold (purchased by a Buyer), We shall deduct from the Sellers total sale price (book value and postage) Our Fixed Fee and Transaction (Paypal) cost.

5.8.   Our ‘Fixed Fee’ is ‘per book sold’ on our website and excludes payment transaction (Paypal) charges:

Our Fee Table

Book Value 3.00 - 9.99 10.00 - 19.99 20.00 - 29.99 30.00 +
USD $ $0.75 $1.50 $2.00 $3.00
GBP £ £0.50 £1.00 £1.50 £2.00
EUR € €0.50 €1.00 €1.50 €2.00

5.9.   Our ‘payment’ transaction charge covers the payment of all Paypal fees and are based on the following fixed cost per book sale:

USD $ 0.30 + 3.9% of total transaction amount (book and postage amount)
GBP £ 0.20 + 3.9% of total transaction amount (book and postage amount)
EUR € 0.35 + 3.9% of total transaction amount (book and postage amount)

Paypal have varying ‘% of total transaction amount’ charges across varying countries, however, We have fixed this percentage (%) amount to 3.9%

5.10. Use Your Books reserves the right to change its pricing policy at any time. However, you would be notified by your registered email of any changes.

5.11. Payment for selling a book is processed and received by PayPal. Users will be directed to the Paypal site in order to proceed with payment. Payment to Paypal can be made from your personal Paypal account, debit or credit card. Once the transaction is complete, We shall send both the Seller and Buyer an email confirmation of the book sale to the users registered email address.

5.12. Once a book is sold, it will automatically be removed from the ‘for sale’ listing on Our Website. However, it is a Sellers responsibility to delete their ads should they no longer wish to sell their book. Items that have been sold, or are in process of being purchased may not be removed.

5.13. Once a book has been purchased and paid for, the service provided by Use Your Books is complete. Use Your Books is therefore unable to offer any refunds.

6. The Site

6.1.   Use Your Books reserves the right to change the content, presentation, performance, user facilities and availability of any part of the Site at its sole discretion and without notice. It is the user’s responsibility to refer to and update itself in relation to any changes made.

6.2.   Use Your Books makes no warranty as to the continuous availability of the Site, but shall use reasonable endeavours to keep ‘down time’ to a minimum.

7. Warranty and Liability

7.1.   Use Your Books endeavours to ensure that the Site is available 24 hours a day, however, Use Your Books shall not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time, or for any period. Access to the Site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair, or for any reasons beyond Our control.

7.2.   In the event you wish to pursue any action, claim or right against any other user of Use Your Books, you agree to do so independently of Use Your Books and without recourse to us. Furthermore, you agree to release Use Your Books from any and all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses arising (including legal fees) from or connected with any action, claim or right.

8. Privacy

(See our Privacy Policy below)

8.1.   Use Your Books is committed to protecting your privacy online. The personal information that you give us is held with care and security.

8.2.   At the time of your registration you will have chosen a password. Please keep this secret, as you are entirely responsible if you do not maintain the confidentiality of your password. You are entirely responsible for all ads placed with Us, or information given to Us under your e-mail address in combination with your password. You must immediately notify Us of any unauthorised use of your e-mail address and/or password, or any breach of security known to you.

9. Our Right to Suspend or Terminate

9.1.   Use Your Books may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your registration if:

  • You breach this Agreement
  • You list an item or information which is unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material
  • We are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to Us
  • We believes that your action may cause legal liability to you, our users, or Us

10. VAT on the items you sell

10.1. Since Our Website is not directly involved in the sale of merchandise between Buyers and Sellers, Buyers and Sellers are responsible for determining whether or not the price of the item sold (and the associated buyer delivery charge) is subject to Value Added Tax (VAT), customs duties, fees and other taxes and are responsible for paying such amounts as required under law.

11. General

11.1. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. You must review this agreement on a regular basis to keep yourself apprised of any changes.

11.2. If any of these Terms and Conditions is held by any court of competent authority to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, this will not affect the validity of the remaining Terms and Conditions which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

11.3. All copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of this Website shall remain at all times vested in us. You may not copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.

11.4. This Website shall not be responsible for any items sold in our marketplace, for any damage to items during transit or during the inspection period, nor for misrepresentations and/or breaches of contract by either Buyer and/or Seller. This Website shall not be responsible for the cost of procurement of substitute goods or any losses resulting from any goods purchased or obtained. This Website assumes no liability for the content of the listings. However if you fall victim of a fraudulent transaction We will assist you as much as We can.

11.5. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in relation to any dispute which may arise between them.

11.6. Use Your Books is a service of and operated by Advanced Security Protection, PO Box 75081, Dubai, UAE (Trade license #578565).

11.7. This Website shall not be responsible for any items sold by Auction, for any damage to items during transit or during the inspection period, nor for misrepresentations and/or breaches of contract by either Buyer and/or Seller. This Website shall not be responsible for the cost of procurement of substitute goods or any losses resulting from any goods purchased or obtained.

11.8. This Website assumes no liability for the content of the listings. However if you fall victim of a fraudulent transaction We will assist you as much as We can.

 

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