Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY!

(Updated on 15 August,2016)

Welcome to www.TheBigWeddingStore.com !  These Terms of Use describe the terms and conditions applicable to your access and use of the website at www.thebigweddingstore.com (“Site”).  This document is a legally binding agreement between you as the user(s) of the Sites (referred to as “you”, “your” or “User” hereinafter) and the The Big Wedding Store entity listed in clause 2.1 below (referred to as “we”, “our” or “TBWS” hereinafter).

 

1.Application and Acceptance of the Terms

1.1 Your use of the Site and TBWS’s services, software and products (collectively the as the “Services” hereinafter) is subject to the terms and conditions contained in this document as well as the Privacy Policy , the Product Listing Policy  and any other rules and policies of the Sites that TBWS may publish from time to time.  This document and such other rules and policies of the Sites are collectively referred to below as the “Terms”.  By accessing the Sites or using the Services, you agree to accept and be bound by the Terms.  Please do not use the Services or the Sites if you do not accept all of the Terms.
1.2 You may not use the Services and may not accept the Terms if (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with TBWS, or (b) you are not permitted to receive any Services under the laws of Hong Kong or other countries / regions including the country / region in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.
1.3 You acknowledge and agree that TWBS may amend any Terms at any time by posting the relevant amended and restated Terms on the Sites.  By continuing to use the Services or the Sites, you agree that the amended Terms will apply to you.
1.4 If TWBS has posted or provided a translation of the English language version of the Terms, you agree that the translation is provided for convenience only and that the English language version will govern your uses of the Services or the Sites.
1.5 The Terms may not otherwise be modified except in writing by an authorized officer of TBWS.

 

  1. Provision of Services
    2.1 You must register as a member on the Sites in order to access and use some Services. Further, TBWS reserves the right, without prior notice, to restrict access to or use of certain Services (or any features within the Services) to paying Users or subject to other conditions that TBWS may impose in our discretion.
    2.2 Services (or any features within the Services) may vary for different regions and countries. No warranty or representation is given that a particular Service or feature or function thereof or the same type and extent of the Service or features and functions thereof will be available for Users. TBWS may in our sole discretion limit, deny or create different level of access to and use of any Services (or any features within the Services) with respect to different Users.
    2.3 TBWS may launch, change, upgrade, impose conditions to, suspend, or stop any Services (or any features within the Services) without prior notice except that in case of a fee-based Service, such changes will not substantially adversely affect the paying Users in enjoying that Service..

 

  1. Users Generally

3.1 As a condition of your access to and use of the Sites or Services, you agree that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations when using the Sites or Services.
3.3 You must read TBWS’s Privacy Policy which governs the protection and use of personal information about Users in the possession of TBWS and our affiliates. You accept the terms of the Privacy Policy and agree to the use of the personal information about you in accordance with the Privacy Policy.
3.4 You agree not to undertake any action to undermine the integrity of the computer systems or networks of TBWS and/or any other User nor to gain unauthorized access to such computer systems or networks.
3.5 You agree not to undertake any action which may undermine the integrity of TBWS’s feedback system, such as leaving positive feedback for yourself using secondary Member IDs or through third parties or by leaving unsubstantiated negative feedback for another User.
3.6 By posting or displaying any information, content or material (“User Content”) on the Sites or providing any User Content to TBWS or our representative(s), you grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, and sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) license to TBWS to display, transmit, distribute, reproduce, publish, duplicate, adapt, modify, translate, create derivative works, and otherwise use any or all of the User Content in any form, media, or technology now known or not currently known in any manner and for any purpose which may be beneficial to the operation of the Sites, the provision of any Services and/or the business of the User. You confirm and warrant to TBWS that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the above license.

  1. Member Accounts

4.1 User must be registered on the Sites to access or use some Services (a registered User is also referred to as a “Member” below). Except with TBWS’s approval, one User may only register one member account on the Sites. TBWS may cancel or terminate a User’s member account if TBWS has reasons to suspect that the User has concurrently registered or controlled two or more member accounts. Further, TBWS may reject User’s application for registration for any reason.
4.2 Upon registration on the Sites, TBWS shall assign an account and issue a member ID and password (the latter shall be chosen by a registered User during registration) to each registered User. An account may have a web-based email account with limited storage space for the Member to send or receive emails.
4.3 A set of Member ID and password is unique to a single account. Each Member shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Member ID and password and for all activities that occur under your account. No Member may share, assign, or permit the use of your Member account, ID or password by another person outside of the Member’s own business entity. Member agrees to notify TBWS immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or your account or any other breach of security of your account.
4.4 Member agrees that all activities that occur under your account (including without limitation, posting any company or product information, clicking to accept any Additional Agreements or rules, subscribing to or making any payment for any services, sending emails using the email account or sending SMS) will be deemed to have been authorized by the Member.
4.5 Member acknowledges that sharing of your account with other persons, or allowing multiple users outside of your business entity to use your account (collectively, “multiple use“), may cause irreparable harm to TBWS or other Users of the Sites. Member shall indemnify TBWS, our affiliates, directors, employees, agents and representatives against any loss or damages (including but not limited to loss of profits) suffered as a result of the multiple use of your account. Member also agrees that in case of the multiple use of your account or Member’s failure to maintain the security of your account, TBWS shall not be liable for any loss or damages arising from such a breach and shall have the right to suspend or terminate Member’s account without liability to Member.

  1. Member’s Responsibilities

5.1 Each Member represents, warrants and agrees that (a) you have full power and authority to accept the Terms, to grant the license and authorization and to perform the obligations hereunder; (b) you use the Sites and Services for business purposes only; and (c) the address you provide when registering is the principal place of business of your business entity.  For purposes of this provision, a branch or liaison office will not be considered a separate entity and your principal place of business will be deemed to be that of your head office.
5.2 Member will be required to provide information or material about your entity, business or products/services as part of the registration process on the Sites or your use of any Service or the member account.  Each Member represents, warrants and agrees that (a) such information and material whether submitted during the registration process or thereafter throughout the continuation of the use of the Sites or Service is true, accurate, current and complete, and (b) you will maintain and promptly amend all information and material to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
5.3 Upon becoming a Member, you consent to the inclusion of the contact information about you in our Buyer Database and authorize TBWS and our affiliates to share the contact information with other Users or otherwise use your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Policy.
5.4 Each Member represents, warrants and agrees that (a) you shall be solely responsible for obtaining all necessary third party licenses and permissions regarding any User Content that you submit, post or display; (b) any User Content that you submit, post or display does not infringe or violate any of the copyright, patent, trademark, trade name, trade secrets or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party (“Third Party Rights”); (c) you have the right and authority to sell, trade, distribute or export or offer to sell, trade, distribute or export the products or services described in the User Content and such sale, trade, distribution or export or offer does not violate any Third Party Rights and (d) you and your affiliates are not the subject of any trade restrictions, sanctions or other legal restrictions enacted by any country, international organization or jurisdiction.
5.5 Each Member further represents, warrants and agrees that the User Content that you submit, post or display shall:
a) be true, accurate, complete and lawful;
b) not be false, misleading or deceptive;
c) not contain information that is defamatory, libelous, threatening or harassing, obscene, objectionable, offensive, sexually explicit or harmful to minors;
d) not contain information that is discriminatory or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
e) not violate the Product Listing Policy, other Terms or any applicable Additional Agreements
f) not violate any applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, or false advertising) or promote any activities which may violate any applicable laws and regulations;
g) not contain any link directly or indirectly to any other web Sites which includes any content that may violate the Terms.
5.6 Each Member further represents, warrants and agrees that you shall/are:
a) carry on your activities on the Sites in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations;
b) conduct your business transactions with other users of the Sites in good faith;
c) carry on your activities in accordance with the Terms and any applicable Additional Agreements;
d) not use the Services or Sites to defraud any person or entity (including without limitation sale of stolen items, use of stolen credit/debit cards);
e) not impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any person or entity;
f) not engage in spamming or phishing;
g) not engage in any other unlawful activities (including without limitation those which would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability,  etc) or encourage or abet any unlawful activities;
h) not involve attempts to copy, reproduce, exploit or expropriate TBWS’s various proprietary directories, databases and listings;
i) not involve any computer viruses or other destructive devices and codes that have the effect of damaging, interfering with, intercepting or expropriating any software or hardware system, data or personal information;
j) not involve any scheme to undermine the integrity of the data, systems or networks used by TBWS and/or any user of the Sites or gain unauthorized access to such data, systems or networks;
k) not, and your director(s), officer(s), controlling party/ies, affiliates and legal jurisdiction in which any of the foregoing persons or entities is organized or has operations are not, persons or entities that are subject to any economic or fraud sanctions of any governmental, international or regulatory entities; and
l) not engage in any activities that would otherwise create any liability for TBWS or our affiliates.

5.7 Member may not use the Services and member account to engage in activities which are identical or similar to TBWS’s e-commerce marketplace business.
5.8 If Member provides a business referee, Member represents, warrants and agrees that you have obtained all necessary consents, approvals and waivers from your business partners and associates to (a) act as your business referee; (b) post and publish their contact details and information, reference letters and comments on their behalf; and (c) that third parties may contact such business referees to support claims or statements made about you. You further warrant and agree that all reference letters and comments are true and accurate and third parties may contact the business referees without the need to obtain your consent.
5.9 Member agrees to provide all necessary information, materials and approval, and render all reasonable assistance and cooperation necessary for TBWS’s provision of the Services, evaluating whether Member has breached the Terms and/or handling any complaint against the Member.  If Member’s failure to do so results in delay in, or suspension or termination of, the provision of any Service, TBWS shall not be obliged to extend the relevant service period nor shall be liable for any loss or damages arising from such delay, suspension or termination.
5.10Member acknowledges and agrees that TBWS shall not be required to actively monitor nor exercise any editorial control whatsoever over the content of any message or material or information created, obtained or accessible through the Services or Sites. TBWS does not endorse, verify or otherwise certify the contents of any comments or other material or information made by any Member. Each Member is solely responsible for the contents of their communications and may be held legally liable or accountable for the content of their comments or other material or information
5.11Member acknowledges and agrees that the Services may only be used by businesses and their representatives.