1.1 Existing conditions of use regulates the relationship between:
stampsbid.com and the members of stampsbid.com.
The aim is to make stampsbid.com a trusted place for its members.
Under the present conditions the stampsbid.com website in general, hereafter things are now defined as:
stampsbid is an online marketplace aims to connect buyers and sellers of stamps from all over the world.
Accounts names chosen by the members during their registration. An account brings together all the information given by a member also the information on the member’s activity on the website.
1.2.3 stampsbid.com Moderators
All volunteer members who help stampsbid.com to enforce the site conditions.
Any person, member or not, who enters the stampsbid.com via the Internet is a user.
Any person or unit who is registered on the website and has a username and a password.
Any activity that changes content on the website (ex: Upload, list, placing an offer, ask questions, reply, send message on the forum.)
Putting an object for sale on stampsbid.com.
1.2.8 Place offers
Contact the seller regarding purchase.
2. Payment, Warranty, Compensation
2.1 Guarantee of Service
stampsbid.com cannot be held responsible for any interruptions in its services and its consequences during the repairs, maintenance or updates of the website by stampsbid.com or a third party, You are buying and selling at your own risk. stampsbid does not take responsibility for failed transactions or scammers. We do our best to weed out scammers on either end by having a fee but we cannot guarantee anything. Please be careful and exercise common sense and caution in all online transactions
stampsbid.com cannot be held responsible for any loss of money regarding payment or:
– Damaged items that are lost or stolen during the transaction
– Erroneous descriptions;
– Difficulties or no access to the site and its service
– Software, hardware or human error
– Changes of one or more services
2.3 Subscriptions Fees
Members do have the option to subscribe to services on stampsbid.com to get extended benefits.
All subscriptions are consecutive, and will run until the subscription is cancelled on the website, or via email. At the end of the subscription period, the subscription is automatically renewed for a period identical to the original subscription period.
Subscriptions can be cancelled at all times, and will downgrade at the end of the current subscription cycle. Cancellations must be made through the cancellation form on the website, or via email.
2.3.1 Seller Fee
stampsbid charges a Seller Fee of 5% of monthly sales amounting to more than $100. We do not charge a fee for the first $100 of sales in a given month. The fee is applied to all additional sales in the period. The Seller Fee is invoiced quarterly, if the invoiced amount exceeds $20. If the amount is below $20 for the period, the fee rolls over to the next quarter. Regardless of the amount owed, at least one invoice will be issued in each calendar year, if sales have surpassed $100 during the period. Sellers will be able to keep track of their yearly sales on their profiles.
Seller Fee are implemented on the begenning of each month.
Failure to pay the invoice on time will result in a temporary suspension of the Seller account. The due date for invoices is 30 days after the invoice is issued. Any attempts to circumvent the Seller Fee will result in permanent suspension from the site.
stampsbid accepts payment through all major credit cards (VISA, VISA Electron, MasterCard, among others), as well as through PayPal. The payment will not be withdrawn from your account, until the order is shipped.
All prices are displayed in USD, and include VAT.
stampsbid uses an authorized payment server, which encrypts all your payment information using the SSL protocol. This means that your payment information cannot be intercepted.
Payments to stampsbid will appear as stampsbid on your bank statement.
2.4 stampsbid.com Return Policy for Online Subscription
Stampworld.com does not accept returns for online service subscription.
The subscription will run to the end of the current billing cycle. The subscription will not be refunded.
If you have a monthly, quarterly, or annual subscription, you may cancel it at anytime by logging into stampsbid.com clicking on My Profile, clicking on Account Info, and clicking CANCEL. Pre-paid subscriptions cannot be canceled.
We don’t provide a warranty on items purchased on stampsbid.com.
stampsbid offers 14 day cancellation right on all physical products purchased at stampsbid.com. Cancellation is not available for digital goods, which are delivered instantly at the point of sale.
2.7 Complaint options
If you have a complaint for an item purchased in our webshop, you can send the complaint to:
3. stampsbid.com account
3.1. Create an account
Creating an account at stampsbid.com is free and requires acceptance of present conditions. Creating an account automatically implies registration for services offered by stampsbid.com.
To open an account, the user must provide an e-mail address and choose a username and password. The user can freely choose whether he or she will provide any further personal information. However, the user commits itself to provide complete, accurate and honest information. Any member who has registered will receive Newsletters sent by stampsbid.com. These may be deregistered in the account settings.
3.2 Choice of username
Members can choose any username they want although stampsbid.com takes certain reservations.
Username must not be misleading, offensive or indicate competition for stampsbid.com.
Do not refers to ideologies or thoughts that lead to violence, discrimination and racial hatred.
Do not refer to a registered trademark.
stampsbid.com is entitled to refuse / cancel any username without having to inform or justify why.
3.3 Account Use
Members are responsible for what happens to their account. Therefore it is advisable to keep passwords secret.
3.4 Account Suspension and Closing
A member can have his account closed:
-By sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A member can have their accounts suspended or closed:
-If the account holder does not respect the conditions, or if:
– The member has died.
– The member does not respond to repeated inquiries from stampsbid.com.
– The member’s negative feedbacks are very high.
– The member does not behave properly.
– The member fails to respect the present conditions of other reasons. There will be an email sent to members whose account is terminated or suspended.
4. If you want to sell on stampsbid.com
stampsbid.com does not allow the sale of goods of a suspicious character. If there is suspicion of anything illegal, we will contact the police immediately, being available with all the information we have.
If a member sees an illegal item being sold on the site, please contact Stampworld.com immediately.
The seller commits to advertise with a fair price for stamps he or she sells. Too high a price compared to market prices would harm stampsbid.com.
stampsbid.com reserves the right to close the sale if it is not in accordance with these regulations.
The description of the stamp must be complete and ready. The condition must be described in the most detailed manner, and not in any misleading ways. The image displayed has to give visitors the opportunity to assess their quality. It is illegal to use images that do not correspond to the goods which are for sale. It is illegal to make copies of images found on stampsbid.com to use them for new sales.
The seller is obliged to respond within a reasonable time to questions from prospective buyers about the stamp, and its condition.
4.5 Completion of the sale
When a user presses the purchase button, the user will be associated with the seller and stampsbid.com has no more to do with the sale. If the sale has been affected, both users should give the other party a “rating” for service in the recently made trade. This rating may benefit future buyers and sellers.
5. If you want to buy at stampsbid.com
Any member who is registered on the website can place offers on items that are for sale.
6. The official time zone
stampsbid.com uses the following time zone:
The official time zone (GMT +3).
7. The Ratio on the site
stampsbid.com wants to be a friendly, open and secure website.
For this reason, requires all members to respect stampsbid.com and all members and persons providing services to stampsbid.com.
The following are considered as a lack of respect:
-Any insult, threat, aggression or mockery.
-All attempts to destroy another member’s reputation.
-Any fraud or attempted fraud.
Any violation gives stampsbid.com right to take action against the offender as prescribed in the present conditions.
8.1. stampsbid.com internal mail
stampsbid.com offers its paying users an internal mail service, which enables them to communicate with each other. Messages sent or received via this service is available from the member’s account and a copy of each message sent to the recipient’s e-mail address.
Messages that are exchanged between members or between members and stampsbid.com are private and confidential messages. Only receiver and the sender are authorized to read the content.
stampsbid.com can read these messages exchanged between members in order to ensure the present conditions are met. stampsbid.com is required to keep the contents secret, and to delete copy of the notice, unless there is a breach of the present conditions.
Messages sent via internal mail is subject to the same guidelines as paragraph 7
8.2. Public communication
Public communication is subject to the same rules as in paragraph 7
Users can choose to do certain things visible in their profile, beyond the things that are displayed default. Users are responsible not to show anything, which can harm themselves or others.
stampsbid.com has a forum that the users can use. Users are here subject to the same requirements as in paragraph 7. Besides, there must not be advertised in the forum, unless this is agreed with stampsbid.com
Users can upload images on stampsbid.com. They commit not to display any images, that they are not allowed to use, or images that are not ethically correct. Each user is responsible for the images he or she uploads to the site. Stampworld.com has the authority to ask users to remove images. If this is not being complied with, stampsbid.com will remove the pictures themselves and take the necessary precautions to the user.
9. Rating Program
stampsbid.com has a rating system that allows buyers and sellers to make feedback on the other person, who will be visible and for the benefit of other users on the site.
Any transaction between users when it is consummated or cancelled, give each member the opportunity to leave a comment with a positive or negative rating.stampsbid.com calculates a rating relative to what type of feedback each user gets. Users can change their comments and ratings.
stampsbid.com does not edit ratings, and is therefore not responsible for how they are displayed. It is up to each individual user to maintain positive ratings. However, you can if you feel mistreated, contact Stampworld.com, we will check whether the user that has given the bad feedback, has made any “other” strange behavior.
Abusing the rating system will lead to immediate expulsion or suspension from the website, and stampsbid.com has the exclusive rights to decide the rules about this.
stampsbid.com reserves the right to suspend or terminate a user’s account if the user has received too many negative feedbacks.
Advertisements are not allowed without prior agreement with stampsbid.com. Text links and URL are permissible if it refers to a non profit site, and if it is not in the nature of spam or advertising.
stampsbid.com is not a part of a conflict that would come between two users. So far stampsbid.com are unable to attend, or help to find out what is right and wrong, the administrator will do what is possible, but is not obligated to participate in a dispute.
12. Property and Copyright
All text offered by the website is owned by its author.
The website must not contain text that is copyrighted, or contain advertising not related Stampworld.com.
13. Personal information
European Parliament and Council Directive 95/46/EC of October 24th 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data http://eurlex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:31995L0046:da:HTML
14.1. Users personal data
Registration provides members with certain personal information. Some are mandatory in order to gain access to stampsbid.com s services.
The data required are:
Users can ask stampsbid.com to release their personal information, if they request by letter.
14.2 Data automatically collected
When you use the website, some data is collected automatically by stampsbid.com servers
This data is stored in our database for 2 years.
stampsbid.com places a cookie on the users machine, so they dont have to login every time they visit the website.
stampsbid.com undertakes to protect any personal data.
It is forbidden to use stampsbid.com to collect personal information displayed on the website.
All users accept by registration, that any stampsbid.com user can see feedback from other members.
stampsbid cannot be held accountable for, and is not liabile for any loss incurred by members or customers, as a result of issues caused by software or hardware malfunction, by temporary unavailability of the service provided, or by similar events. This is true for direct monetary loss, loss in brand awareness, loss of public perception, or any similar loss.
These conditions are governed by the laws of Jordan, where stampsbid is located.
All disputes or complaints will be submitted to the court in Jordan. stampsbid reserves the right to refer any dispute to the country where the user comes from.