ReposinMaine.com User Agreement
You cannot use the Site to list items for sale unless you are a business entity that can enter into legally binding contracts under applicable law. You must register with us by providing your name, address, phone number and e-mail address, as well as any other identification information required by our policies or that we may request from time to time. As part of the registration process, you will choose your own password. You will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of that password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your user name and password. We may terminate or suspend any listing, and we may terminate or suspend any registration, at any time, for any reason or for no reason at all, and without any notice to you or any other person. Some of the reasons that we might terminate or suspend a listing or registration are described in this agreement and in our policies, but those are not exclusive. You may not list any of the items described in our Prohibited Items Policy.
The site is a venue. It is an interactive service provider that allows sellers to offer and sell items, and buyers to bid for and buy items. We are an Internet service provider, and we are not involved in any transactions between buyers and sellers. Any actual purchase and sale is strictly between the buyer and seller. We have no control over the accuracy of the descriptions of items offered for sale on the Site. We are not the seller of any of the items listed on the Site, and we are not a traditional “auctioneer” of the items offered for sale. Without limiting the foregoing, we do not examine, set the price, or prepare the description of any property or service to be offered on the Site. We are not an agent or representative of any buyer or seller.
By using the Site, you agree that if you have a problem or dispute with another user of the Site, you release ReposinMaine.com and each of its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates from any and all claims, demands, losses and damages (actual and consequential) of any kind and nature whatsoever, known and unknown, direct and indirect, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with any such problem or dispute.
We do not control or verify the descriptions or information users post on the Site. Some of the descriptions may be misleading or inaccurate. You may report misleading or inaccurate descriptions to us at email@example.com. There are risks in dealing with persons who may be underage or acting with intent to defraud. Please recognize that some users of the Site may not be trustworthy, and use caution in all of your dealings with others of the Site. By using the Site, you accept the risks of doing so, including the risks that buyers and sellers may fail to perform their obligations or otherwise act in inappropriate, unethical or unlawful ways, and you agree that we are not responsible for the acts or omissions of users.
We attempt to verify the accuracy of a portion of the information provided to us by users when they register with us. However, we do not confirm each user’s purported identity, and we cannot assure you that a purported buyer or seller you choose to deal with is who he or she claims to be or is not involved, knowingly or unknowingly, in fraudulent activity. We encourage you to communicate directly with your potential trading partners in order to evaluate them and to draw your own conclusions.
Buyers and sellers are responsible for arranging for the delivery of items and payment for items between themselves. We are not involved in either the delivery of any item to any buyer or the payment for any item to any seller.
We are not the seller of any of the items listed on the Site, and we are not responsible for collecting or remitting any state, federal or local or other taxes. Buyers and sellers are responsible for compliance with all applicable tax laws and for paying any applicable taxes.
You may not list any item described on our Prohibited Items Policy. By listing an item, you represent and warrant that you have the full legal right to sell the item and that your description of the item is truthful and accurate. You also agree that if you receive at least one bid equal to or greater than your stated minimum price or the reserve price you will sell the item to the highest bidder at the completion of the bidding, unless (a) the sale is prohibited by applicable law or this agreement, (b) the buyer fails to meet the terms of your listing, or (c) you cannot authenticate the buyer's identity. You must describe the item and your terms of sale on the listing page. Your terms of sale must include the payment methods you consider acceptable, shipping methods and who is to pay the shipping costs, any additional costs, and your return or refund policy. Your listing must be in an appropriate category, and may include only content relevant to the sale of that item. You may not include in the listing title or in your description any names or descriptions of things that are not the item you are listing or otherwise manipulate the listing description or search results in any deceptive manner. You may not advertise or describe any item or service except the item you are listing on the Site.
Our Prohibited Items Policy is a non-exclusive description of items that may not be listed on the Site. In addition to the items described, we reserve the right to refuse or delete any listing of any item at any time for any reason or for no reason at all.
Employees of ReposinMaine.com are permitted to use the Site, as bidders or sellers, subject to the terms and conditions of this User Agreement and the documents incorporated into this User Agreement. However, no officer, director or employee of ReposinMaine.com or consultant to ReposinMaine.com who has actual knowledge of any non-public information of ReposinMaine.com or supplied by any seller or bidder regarding any listing or bidding that would give him or her any advantage over other bidders may bid for any affected item.
We retain the right, but without any obligation, to terminate or suspend any listing, terminate or suspend any registration, terminate or suspend any auction or sale, prevent or restrict access to the Site, or take any other action we consider appropriate in the case of technical problems, material we consider, in our sole and absolute discretion, to be objectionable for any reason whatsoever or for no reason, inaccurate listings, inappropriately listed items, unlawful items, suspicious circumstances, information we receive from third parties or otherwise, at any time, in each case in our sole and absolute discretion, for any reason or for no reason at all, and without any notice to you or any person. We also retain the right to change or discontinue any or all features of the Site, at any time and without notice to you or any person.
You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations relating in any way to your use of the Site, including your listing and sale of items. You may not register under or use a false name or use an invalid or unauthorized credit or debit card. You may not make bids under a false name, impersonate another person, or use another user's password. Fraudulent conduct is a violation of state and federal laws, and is strictly prohibited. We may report any conduct we consider fraudulent or potentially fraudulent to law enforcement agencies, and we will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in an effort to ensure that violators are prosecuted to the fullest extent permitted by law.
We are not responsible for the content of any sites that may be linked to or from ReposinMaine.com, or any bulletin board associated with ReposinMaine.com. These links and any bulletin boards are provided for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Any other web site accessed from the Site is independent from us, and we have no control over the content of that other web site. In addition, a link to any other web site does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such other web site. Any links provided by users must comply with our Links Policy.
The Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, and the Site itself is copyrighted. ReposinMaine.com and other marks indicated on the Site are registered trademarks or servicemarks of ReposinMaine.com in the United States and in other countries. Our graphics, logo, headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks or trade dress of ReposinMaine.com. ReposinMaine.com 's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ReposinMaine.com's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits ReposinMaine.com. All other trademarks not owned by us that appear on the Site are property of their respective owners. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, you may not copy, distribute, transmit, publish or otherwise use any of the copyrighted material or trademarks in violation of applicable law without the express prior written consent of ReposinMaine.com and any other trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights owner. You also may not post or otherwise make available on the Site any material unless you have the full legal right to do so, including the consent of any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights owner. By posting or otherwise submitting any material to any public area of the Site, you represent and warrant to ReposinMaine.com that you have the full legal right to do so, and you automatically grant to ReposinMaine.com (or warrant that the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights has granted to ReposinMaine.com) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate and distribute that material worldwide and to incorporate it in any other form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, solely for marketing, promotion, display and other purposes related to ReposinMaine.com.
ReposinMaine.com does not undertake any responsibility to attempt to monitor the Site for potential infringement of third parties' intellectual property rights, and ReposinMaine.com is not liable for any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, trade dress or other proprietary or intellectual property rights arising out of material posted on or transmitted through the Site or items listed or sold on the Site. If you believe that your rights under United States or international copyright, trademark or other laws are being violated by any materials posted on or transmitted through the Site, or by items listed on the Site, please contact us promptly by emailing us at info@ReposinMaine.com so that we may investigate the situation and, if appropriate, block or remove the offending material or item. It is our policy to disable access to infringing materials, and to terminate access of infringers to the Site. In order for us to investigate your claim of infringement, you must provide us with the following information:
1. An electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
2. A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you believe has been infringed;
3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located or identified on the Site;
4. Your name, address, telephone number, and, if available, e-mail address;
5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. A statement by you that the information submitted to us is accurate, under penalty of perjury, and that you are the owner of the copyright or intellectual property or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or intellectual property.
In addition to the other restrictions on conduct set forth in this agreement and the other documents incorporated into this agreement, you agree to use the Site only for its intended purpose, and not to attempt to use it for advertising products or services (other than the specific item(s) you list) or commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to use the Site to attempt to conduct purchases or sales outside of the Site, and you agree not to take any action to disrupt or interfere with any auction conducted on the Site. Further, you agree to use the site only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through the Site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law. If we are notified of allegedly infringing, defamatory, damaging, illegal, or offensive content provided by you, we may investigate the allegation and determine in our sole discretion whether to remove such content from the Site. We may disclose any content or communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or governmental request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the site; or (iii) to protect the rights or property of ReposinMaine.com, other users, or other persons.
We reserve the right to prohibit conduct, communication, or content that we deem in our sole discretion to be unlawful or harmful to us, any user, or any third party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we cannot ensure prompt removal of questionable content after online posting. Accordingly, neither ReposinMaine.com, nor any of its officers, directors, employees, or agents assumes any liability for any action or inaction with respect to conduct, communication, or content on the Site.
You agree that you will not take any action that imposes or may impose an unreasonable load on the Site or its infrastructure. You agree further that you will not take any action that interferes or attempts to interfere in any manner whatsoever with the operation of the Site and that you will not attempt to bypass our robot exclusion headers or other methods we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site. You also agree that you will not manipulate or attempt to manipulate the price of any item listed on the Site or interfere with any other user's listing or transaction. You may not download (other than page caching) or modify the Site or any portion of it, without our express written consent. This includes: a prohibition on any resale or commercial use of the Site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. The Site or any portion of the Site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited (except in accordance with this agreement), or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our express written consent. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of ReposinMaine.com without our express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing our name or trademarks without our express written consent.
You agree not to place bids or cause bids to be placed on any item listed on the Site for the purpose or with the effect of artificially increasing or otherwise manipulating the price or the bidding process or user behavior relating to any item listed on the Site. If you have listed an item you also agree not to place bids or cause bids to be placed on the item for the purpose or with the effect of artificially ending the bidding on the item.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity on the Site, and to investigate any reported violation of this agreement or our policies and any complaint relating to the use of our Site by any person, and to take any action we deem appropriate, including the issuance of warnings, suspending or terminating a listing or registration or the use of the Site, removing listings, bids or other materials from the Site, and to report any activity we suspect violates any law, rule or regulation to law enforcement or other appropriate authorities. We reserve the right to access and disclose to law enforcement agencies and other appropriate authorities any information we deem necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, user identification information and any other information we may have.
We require bidders and sellers to register with us and to provide certain information to us. We retain and use that information as described in our Privacy and Security Policy. Sellers and bidders may submit complaints or inquiries to us by email at info@ ReposinMaine.com. A seller or bidder who alleges fraud or deception in a transaction conducted via the Site may notify us of that allegation by email. We will review any such allegations, and to the extent permitted by law may, and to the extent required by law will, make a seller's or bidder's name, address, telephone number and electronic mail address (as provided to us by that seller or bidder) available to the seller or bidder who alleges fraud or deception by such other seller or bidder.
The Site is provided on an "AS IS," "as available" basis. Neither ReposinMaine.com, nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, or others warrant that use of the Site will be uninterrupted, secure, adequate for your purposes or error-free. Further, we make no representation that content provided on the Site is applicable or appropriate for your use whether in locations inside or outside of the United States. ReposinMaine.com specifically disclaims warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and any warranty arising from course of dealing or usage of trade. No oral advice or written information given by ReposinMaine.com or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents or others shall create a warranty. You expressly agree that the use of the Site is at your sole risk.
Under no circumstances shall ReposinMaine.com or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents or others be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of or inability to use the Site, including but not limited to reliance by a user on any information obtained at the Site, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to ReposinMaine.com records, programs or services. The foregoing limitation of liability shall apply whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortious action, even if an authorized representative of ReposinMaine.com has been advised of or should have knowledge of the possibility of such damages. You hereby acknowledge that this paragraph shall apply to all content, merchandise and services available through the Site. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.
In addition to any other remedies available to us, we may suspend or terminate your use of the Site if you violate any of the terms of this agreement or any of the policies or other documents incorporated into this agreement. We also may suspend or terminate your use of the Site if we are unable to verify information you provide to us or if we suspect that your actions may harm us or the Site or another user or potentially cause legal liability to us, you or another user. We may also suspend or terminate your use of the Site without notice to you or any other person for any other reason or for no reason at all.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless ReposinMaine.com and each of its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, damages and expenses (including costs of investigation and defense, including attorneys' fees) of any kind and nature whatsoever arising out of or in any way connected with your violation of this agreement or any of the policies or other documents incorporated into this agreement, or your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation, or your violation of any other person's rights, including without limitation any violation or infringement of any person's copyright or other intellectual property right or privacy rights. Your indemnification obligation will survive and continue in effect after any termination of this agreement or of your use of the Site.
Any dispute you may have with ReposinMaine.com or any of its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, subsidiaries or affiliates relating in any way to this agreement or your visit to or use of the Site shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Bangor, Maine, except that, to the extent that we believe that you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in Maine, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in any such court, and you waive any claim of inconvenient forum or similar claim. Arbitration under this Agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding, and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, unless otherwise elected by us, no arbitration under this agreement shall be joined to any arbitration involving any other party, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
In addition to the User Agreement, the following Site-Specific Policies and agreements, as modified from time to time, apply to various aspects of your use of the Site.
Privacy and Security Policy
Prohibited Items Policy
You agree that the laws of the State of Maine, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this agreement and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and ReposinMaine.com or any of its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, subsidiaries or affiliates.
If any provision of this agreement is held to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, that provision shall be reformed, if permitted by applicable law, to give effect as nearly as may be possible to the intention of the provision as written in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of this agreement shall remain in effect; otherwise, the provisions of this agreement shall be deemed severable and any invalid, void or enforceable provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this agreement or the documents incorporated into this agreement. This agreement and the documents incorporated herein constitute the entire agreement of ReposinMaine.com and you as a user of the Site, and neither this agreement nor any of the documents incorporated herein may be modified by any course of dealing or otherwise except by our written amendment of this agreement or other document. You may not assign this agreement without our prior written consent.
Bidding for & Buying an Advertised Item
By bidding on an item, you (buyer) represent and warrant that you have the ability to pay the amount you bid in a manner permitted by the seller's terms of sale. You agree to the seller's terms of sale as set forth with the item's description (provided that the terms do not violate applicable law or this agreement), and agree that you will complete the purchase of the item if you are the highest bidder at the completion of the bidding and the seller accepts your bid, unless (a) the sale is prohibited by applicable law or this agreement, or (b) you cannot authenticate the seller's identity. As the buyer, in accordance with provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code in effect in most states, you will become the lawful owner of the item you purchase upon your physical receipt of the item, unless you and the seller agree otherwise. Once made, bids cannot be revoked except in extraordinary cases, such as a clear typographical error. Do not place a bid unless you are prepared to be legally bound to buy the item at the price you bid.
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