Membership and use of the platform is dependent on the full acceptance of these Terms and Conditions by users (including Charities and other non-profits).
These Terms and Conditions define the terms on which the platform eSolidar can be used as well as the rules for the respective usage.
eSolidar’s Service DescriptioneSolidar, Ltd, through the eSolidar platform, offers registered Facebook users an online space that allows users to buy and sell items/products on the online marketplace, which includes charity auctions.
The charities (and non-profit entities generally) can also register on the platform by filling out the online form (no Facebook account is necessary for charities to join).
eSolidar, Ltd reserves the discretionary right to approve charity registration on the eSolidar platform upon the verification of the documentation submitted and an assessment of the application.
It is free to register and post products on our platform, however, we apply a fee on successful donations, sales and auctions, which are outlined fully in these Terms and Conditions
eSolidar requires at least a 1% donation to a charity registered on our platform.
Accessing eSolidarThis platform may be subject to events or circumstances that are beyond the control of eSolidar, Ltd and may affect the normal course of operations.
eSolidar, Ltd does not guarantee the operation of software and hardware is error free or does eSolidar, Ltd guarantee the timely and proper removal of any unpredictable events arising from use of the Internet.
eSolidar, Ltd does not guarantee the constant and uninterrupted availability of the platform and shall not be held responsible for losses that may occur as a result of technical malfunctions or any other reason beyond its control.
eSolidar, Ltd reserves the right to temporarily suspend its operations, due to any reason deemed convenient, most likely for technical reasons.
Any interested person shall have only one registered account.
eSolidar, Ltd reserves the right to suspend or terminate any registered account, notably if the same person owns two different registered accounts.
Charities (and non-profit entities generally) can access this platform through specific authentication process after validation and approval by eSolidar, Ltd.
Products on eSolidarThe advertiser is entirely responsible for the content uploaded and for the fulfilment of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions and applicable law.
eSolidar, Ltd may cancel or remove, without notice, all ads considered inappropriate, in accordance with the procedures identified herein, without any right to compensation, regardless of the motivations for such cancelation and/or removal.
eSolidar, Ltd applies a 5% fee on direct donations to charities. eSolidar requires a percentage of each sale to be donated to a charity registered on our platform. When the sellers adds a product to our platform, eSolidar, Ltd applies a 7.5% success fee. Similiarly, when a charity adds a product to our platform, eSolidar, Ltd applies a 5% success fee.
"eSolidar, Ltd does not have access to items/products offered for sale, and does not engage or participate in the actual transaction between buyer and seller. Therefore, eSolidar, Ltd cannot guarantee transactions are successfully completed. Such transactions are exclusively made between buyers and sellers. Such disputes can be settled directly through PayPal.
The charity may choose any payment method at any moment available at the eSolidar platform.
eSolidar, Ltd provides charities (and non-profit entities generally) with the possibility of proposing charity auctions, subject to approval, and scheduled in conjunction with what is established herein.
eSolidar, Ltd reserves the unfettered right to use the information uploaded by users, notably, for marketing purposes.
Terms and Conditions of ResponsibilityeSolidar, Ltd is not responsible for the behaviour of salespeople, in particular for the items/products added for sale on the platform.
eSolidar, Ltd is not responsible for any damage that occurs as a result of a transaction or misconduct of one of the parties in a transaction.
eSolidar, Ltd is not responsible for the failure to complete the transaction, or for any incident that may occur between the parties during the same transaction.
eSolidar, Ltd shall – as far as reasonably possible – ensure the quality and integrity of information provided by users on the eSolidar platform – to the extent the information provided to eSolidar is true, accurate and not misleading. eSolidar, Ltd has further implemented appropriate technological and organisational measures in order to ascertain, to the extent feasible, the safety, accuracy and completeness of the information available on the eSolidar platform. However, the responsibility for ad content, legality, accuracy and quality of the product advertised pertains exclusively to the owner and cannot be attributed to eSolidar, Ltd any responsibility in this regard.
As eSolidar, Ltd is not a mediator of transactions, it cannot be held responsible for any event resulting from the lack of legal capacity of users.
To ensure the safety in the areas of eSolidar platform where personal data is collected/treated the transmission of such data is encrypted.
Information on the models, brands, property, qualities and other characteristics or features of the products entered in eSolidar platform is provided by advertisers.
In strict compliance with the law, such advertisers shall not include any article which is prohibited to be freely traded in the market and cannot sell or promote the sale, especially of: firearms and ammunition, gunpowder or explosive materials, fireworks hardware and derivatives; humans or respective parts, debris or bodies; wildlife, including organs and skins; medications (including anabolic substances containing steroids), narcotics and fixtures and accessories for the production, modification, processing or consumption; copy, duplicate or backup software or audiovisual items, including memory cards or other storage devices; replicas and fakes and products that infringe on copyright laws, patents, trademarks, designs, industrial designs and trade secrets; products that infringe the law that protects prehistoric artistic, numismatic property, historic or archaeological interest, libraries and collections of documents; affiliate commissions or rewards programs; any goods, rights or secrets eSolidar, Ltd; personal databases or identification; hacking and cracking; false information, viruses or any other technologies that may harm other users; pornographic, erotic or other products which are unsuitable for minors, or other goods or services contrary to morals and good customs; products that threaten sovereign states or their symbols; Products that promote or incite any form of violence, both for humans and for animals; offences, or any kind of discrimination based on issues of race, religion, gender, nationality and/or sexual orientation; other products or goods of which transaction is prevented by law.
The same prohibition applies to any form of advertisement.
eSolidar, Ltd may remove any content that does not comply with applicable law or these Terms and Conditions. " "eSolidar, Ltd may also remove any content if deemed convenient, given the reality and/or circumstances to be assessed on a case by case analysis, without the exercise of such prerogative giving rise to any right to compensation.
Users are responsible for ensuring the legality and legitimacy of the items/products made available and cannot exempt themselves from any sort of responsibility.
eSolidar, Ltd assumes no responsibility for the existence of transactions on goods or services that do not comply with these restrictions.
Sales and SharingeSolidar, Ltd neither verifies nor approves the items/products offered for sale by users; businesses are brought online automatically without interference from the system.
Sales entered into the system must meet the following basic requirements: to be placed in the appropriate category; address a tangible physical item/product that is not encumbered by third party rights; provide the title, description and images of the item/product and provide the seller contact details; be geographically referenced, with some precision, including street, city or region where the seller has facilities and/or where the item/product is placed.
The seller is responsible for meeting these requirements. eSolidar, Ltd can remove any charities or ads that do not meet these standards without notice and without giving rise to any right to compensation.
Ads containing words, references or unsuitable categories may be subject to unilateral action by the eSolidar, Ltd, including respective removal. However, the seller may prove such action to be incorrect in court and/or in any legal procedures.
eSolidar, Ltd applies a 7.5% success fee on sales posted by users and a 5% success fee on sales posted by charities.
Affiliates are intermediaries who help disseminate the seller’s products. When a sale between users results from the recommendation from an affiliate member, the affiliate receives 1% of the successful sale.
Users must comply with regulatory ages for specific products available on eSolidar, e.g. alcohol. eSolidar reserves the right to refuse or void any bids made if regulations are not met. Users may be required to provide identification.
DonationsDonations are made by the user. The seller designates a charity to recieve a percentage of the successful sale from the product. eSolidar, Ltd applies a 5% fee on direct donations and a 7.5% fee on donations made from the successful sale of products. In the event that the charity and user have a Paypal account, users can directly donate to the charity.
Buyer protectionBuyers and sellers share the responsibility for ensuring that purchases facilitated by eSolidar platform are completed with a duty of good faith that bounds all parties.
For adequate protection and clarity, it is appropriate that the buyer obtain credible information about the seller before completing the purchase.
The relations between the transactional parties is to be carried out through the eSolidar platform are subject to applicable law.
CharitiesCharities may contact eSolidar, Ltd to set up charity shops and request charity auctions on the eSolidar platform.
Prior to registration confirmation on the platform, eSolidar, Ltd retains the right to request all documentation deemed necessary to verify a charity’s non-profit status.
All information and data made available to eSolidar, Ltd will be treated confidentially and shall only be used within the scope of activities related to the platform.
eSolidar, Ltd reserves the right not to approve the registration of a non-profit organisation.
The registered charities (and non-profit entities generally) are subject to periodical review based on several criteria, notably the amounts raised, the number of sales available in the store, the number of auctions promoted and also the promotion and dissemination of this platform.
The charities must be registered with Paypal system to receive donations and sales values.
AuctionsThe charity auctions are available for charities (and non-profit entities generally) or causes, are subject to the request and submission of information required by eSolidar, Ltd.
Bidding on auctions is only allowed for authenticated users on the eSolidar platform, and at the intervals fixed by eSolidar, Ltd for each case. The tender implies full acceptance of the Terms and Conditions identified herein, as well as the availability of other information requested in the auction description or at any time requested by eSolidar, Ltd.
The item/product sold through the auction is not verified by eSolidar, Ltd, nor is its description is assessed by eSolidar, Ltd.
eSolidar, Ltd bears no responsibility regarding the state and description of the items/products sold. At the end of the auction the winner shall be served notice of the payment date, which must be made within forty-eight hours; if payment is not received in a timely manner, bidders will be contacted, according to the respective bid value in descending order. Such value may never lower than the base value set.
eSolidar, Ltd applies a success fee for charity auctions. The fees vary depending on the situation:
Auction item acquired by charity: 10% fee + VAT
\"Acquired by charity\" is to be defined as an event in which the charity acquires the product and requests the management of an online auction by eSolidar, Ltd.
Auction item acquired by eSolidar: 20% commission + VAT
“Acquired by eSolidar” is to be defined as an event in which eSolidar acquires the product on behalf of the charity and directly manages each stage of the auctions process.
The postponement of the charity auction, for technical reasons, requires the definition of new effective date for completion of the same auction without the right to charge an additional service fee.
If the charity wishes to proceed with a second auction and the values of the previous auction were not totally paid to eSolidar, Ltd, then eSolidar, Ltd reserves the right not to approve the second auction.
eSolidar, Ltd reserves the right to, in accordance with past practices, remove any user if said user failed to pay the bid in a previous auction.
Any social cause must be proven by documentation which attests the need to receive donations and should include a clear goal stating the use of the proceeds.
Any social cause shall have an associated godfather (a public figure that publicly represents the said cause).
CausesAnyone can contact the eSolidar to propose an auction for a social cause, provided the foregoing requisites are fulfilled. All causes shall be subject to approval by eSolidar, Ltd.
eSolidar, Ltd is not responsible for how the money is used and does not monitor this process.
If you suspect any irregularity, please contact eSolidar, Ltd directly. eSolidar, Ltd reserves the right to cancel or suspend the auction.
eSolidar, Ltd applies a rate over the final price in auctions that are for social causes. The fee is paid directly by the host of the auction.
The person that receives the money executes binding documentation, which it states that the amounts received will be exclusively and fully used to benefit the social cause indicated to eSolidar, Ltd.
Affiliate ProgrammeIn order to promote eSolidar platform, eSolidar, Ltd offers an affiliate programme, which helps disseminate and promote this platform to give it greater visibility and allow new users to register through a URL.
Those who advertise a certain item/product shall receive a certain percentage of the sale product.
New users whose subscription is made through the affiliate link are considered associated with the old user that shall be awarded a certain percentage of all sales performed by the new user.
In return for the propagation and attracting new users, the affiliate partner will receive, for a period of one year, a commission of 1% of all sales made by the new users, whenever the chosen payment method is PayPal. The user can withdraw the money received through commissions or instead donate it to an institution whenever it reaches the total amount of £50.00.
The affiliate will have access to a restricted area called \"Affiliate Programme\" where it can control and monitor the analytics of the link and have access to respective statistics.
Suspension or Removal of Registered AccountseSolidar, Ltd may limit, suspend or terminate registered accounts of eSolidar platform users and also prohibit the access to the respective site and content, services and tools, as well as remove hosted content and take technical and legal measures if those agents create or potentiate problems or legal responsibilities, in particular, infringing intellectual property rights. eSolidar, Ltd also reserves the right to cancel unconfirmed or inactive accounts, and to discontinue or modify links, services, or tools, without such business decision giving rise to any right to compensation by the user.
Intellectual Property Rights and SecurityeSolidar, Ltd shall make public the materials, content and eSolidar platform software are likely to be protected by intellectual property rights.
The reproduction, modification, copy, use, distribution, marketing, download or otherwise exploit of such materials and contents is not permitted without prior authorisation conferred in writing, by eSolidar, Ltd, or by the third right holders concerned.
Any act or attempt to change the materials, content or software, upload information from unauthorised access or other action that may jeopardise the integrity, continuity or quality of eSolidar platform will be properly assessed to fully determine the responsibilities of its agents.
The users undertake to respect the copyright on the software/applications eSolidar platform and not to copy, duplicate, resell or in any way to negotiate these items covered by the copyright of eSolidar, Ltd, assuming responsibility for the indemnity provided for in case of violation of these rights.
Amendment to the Terms and ConditionseSolidar, Ltd has the right, at any time, without prior notice and with immediate effect, to lay down specific rules as regards the use of eSolidar platform, as well as change, amend and/or revoke partially or fully, these Terms and Conditions.
Users who do not wish to accept the amendments should explicitly express such intention in writing to eSolidar, Ltd.
Changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made accessible by eSolidar, Ltd in eSolidar platform whenever deemed convenient.
Payments and RefundsAccording to the Terms and Conditions of PayPal, users are required to complete a PayPal business account by placing the relevant email address on the form of the product in order to enable the reception of the corresponding values.
eSolidar, Ltd does not participate in the reimbursement process and is not responsible for any amount considered due.
If any issues arise in the purchasing process and the user/charity claims the reimbursement of any amounts already paid through Paypal, consult the services offered by PayPal.
PayPal refunds Protection:
Fees and ServiceseSolidar, Ltd fees are outlined in the following table.
The registration and use of the platform is free.
The VAT varies according to the rate described in the applicable law.
|Description*||Rate of success|
|Charity Auction: item is provided by charity||10% + IVA(1)|
|Charity Auction: item is provided on behalf of eSolidar||20% + IVA(1)|
|Social e-Marketplace: fees incurred on each individual sale||7,5%(2)|
|Sales between charities (% non-profit entities generally)||5%(2)|
|Donations: fees incurred on donations made through PayPal||5%(2)|
*eSolidar, Ltd has the right to alter fees at a future date. In this event, eSolidar will notify users and charities of the change in fees.
(1) VAT not included.
(2) VAT included.
Additional TermsThe following terms are deemed incorporated by reference and thus considered part of this Terms & Conditions:
- External User Policy
- PayPal User Agreement
- PayPal - Acceptable Use Policy
Each of these conditions may be changed or amended without notice. Such changes take effect when publicly disclosed. By using services provided for in the platform the user fully acknowledges and agrees with the policies and rules applicable to such platform.