Terms and Conditions

Last updated: July 30, 2018

Welcome to The Local Gift Shop © Terms, Privacy and other Legal Stuff.

This is the important stuff you should read if you’re going to use our site.

Our site will be referenced as thelocalgiftshop.com or The Local Gift Shop or just plain our web site.

We know most people don’t read this so we made it simple. It basically says we will strive to provide the best shopping and selling service we can for Shoppers and Merchants as well as ensuring a very secure site but we are not responsible or liable for pretty much any issue out of our control that could arise from the operation of The Local Gift Shop service.

Our Terms can change from time to time so please keep informed and review them often. If you disagree with our Terms then please do not use our site.

 1. Terms

By accessing our web site you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

 2. Use Licence

As part of  the registration process for either shoppers or merchants of TheLocalGiftShop.com, you may be required to provide current, accurate identification and contact information.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password, and are responsible for all activities that occur under your account.

You agree to immediately notify TheLocalGiftShop.com of any misuse or unauthorized use of your password or account.

TheLocalGiftShop.com is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to provide us with accurate information or to keep your password secure.

This licence will automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by The Local Gift Shop at any time.

 3. Disclaimer

The materials on The Local Gift Shop’s web site are provided “as is”. The Local Gift Shop makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.
Further, The Local Gift Shop does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall The Local Gift Shop or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on The Local Gift Shop’s Internet site, even if The Local Gift Shop or a The Local Gift Shop authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on The Local Gift Shop’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors.
The Local Gift Shop does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current.
The Local Gift Shop may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. The Local Gift Shop does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

The Local Gift Shop has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Local Gift Shop of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

 7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

The Local Gift Shop may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

 8. Changes to the Web Site

The Local Gift Shop reserves the right at any time to alter, temporarily disable or completely terminate partially or all services with or without notice.
You acknowledge that The Local Gift Shop will not be liable to you or to any third party for any interruptions, modification, suspension or discontinuance of The Local Gift Shop services and or its site.

9. Terms on Gift Uploading, Transmissions and Data Storage

The Local Gift Shop has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Content and other communications maintained or transmitted by Shoppers or Merchants through our site.
You acknowledge that The Local Gift Shop has not set a limit to the number of uploads of gift ideas or the number of transmissions you may send or receive through our site or the amount of storage space used; however, we retain the right, at our sole discretion, to create limits at any time with or without notice.

10. Specific Shopper Terms

As a registered shopper you acknowledge that we retain the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse and remove your profile.

You must be 18 years or older to use our web-site and services.

You are responsible for your password and account information. Any use of inappropriate wording in either the login names, website data, comments, reviews that you have control of is forbidden and the result will be the termination of your account.

This site is solely for the purpose of helping you find great gifts and does not constitute a partnership between you and The Local Gift Shop.com

In the event of a dispute with a Vendor, The Local Gift Shop.com will attempt to help both parties come to a resolution but we have no obligation to resolve any issues.

We are not liable and will not be named in any legal action or lawsuit that is the result of your negligence or lack of good judgment.

In the event that you are upset with us, please advise us as soon as possible and we will attempt to rectify the issue to the best of our ability. After all, we want everybody happy. Should we not come to a resolution, then this document and rules will provide a guideline for any legal action.

Upon the termination of your registered account with The Local Gift Shop and its services, we will close your account and you will no longer be able to access your information.

11. Specific Merchant Terms

We approve only Merchants of small private businesses, home businesses or farmer market type vendors that provide appropriate high-quality gifts to use our website.

Unfortunately, we cannot approve Direct Sellers to use this site due to standard Distributor regulations prohibiting selling or listing their products on other sites that are not their own.

As a Merchant you acknowledge that we retain the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse and remove any Merchant Application.

As well, you acknowledge that we retain the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or delete any Gift images and information uploaded.

You agree that you will not upload any content that is in any violation of intellectual property rights, is misleading or false and does not violate an individual’s privacy.

You must be 18 years or older to use our website and services.

You agree to use due diligence when completing a local pickup transaction. Pickup or local deliveries of gifts are the responsibility of the Merchant and not of the Local Gift Shop.com.

You are responsible for your password and account information. Any use of inappropriate wording in either the login names, the gift descriptions or any other website data that you have control of is forbidden and the result will be the termination of your account.

This site is solely for the purpose of helping you sell your gifts and does not constitute a partnership between you and The Local Gift Shop.com.

The Local Gift Shop charges vendors 4% commission per order.

Online Payment Transactions If you wish to offer online transaction payments by credit card, you understand that you will need to setup a © PayPal account and understand that with each transaction there will be the standard credit card charge reflected in your money transfers. Any technical or setup issues that arise with © PayPal must be dealt directly with © PayPal in regards to your © PayPal Account and The Local Gift Shop is not responsible for any related problems, technical or otherwise. Please refer to the © PayPal Terms & Conditions or visit © PayPal for further information.

You are responsible for maintaining a good relationship with your customers by providing excellent service, quality gifts, and good honest communication.

With Returns and Cancellation please ensure prompt service. If the need for a cancellation arises, the following situations are appropriate. a) You did not receive payment from the buyer. b) both parties agree to a cancellation or refund for various reasons.

In the event of a dispute with your customer, The Local Gift Shop.com will attempt to help both parties come to a resolution but we have no obligation to resolve any issues.

We are not liable and will not be named in any legal action or lawsuit that is the result of your negligence or bad customer relations.

In the event that you are upset with us, please advise us as soon as possible and we will attempt to rectify the issue to the best of our ability. After all, we want everybody happy. Should we not come to a resolution, then this document and rules will provide a guideline for any legal action.

Upon the termination of your Merchant account with The Local Gift Shop and its services, we will close your account and you will no longer be able to access your information.

12. Governing Law

Any claim relating to The Local Gift Shop’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

13. Copyright and Trademarks

All content of our website such as text, images, logos, downloads, data compilations, and software is the exclusive property of The Local Gift Shop and/or our merchants. All such content and the compilation thereof is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws.

 

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.
• Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
• We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
• We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
• We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
• Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
• We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
• We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

 

How to Contact Us

If you have any comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@thelocalgiftshop.com or at 705-984-GIFT (4438)


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