Terms and Conditions Shoppers

Welcome to Christian Marketplace. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully prior to continuing to visit, access, view and/or use our website to place an order to purchase with a Stall.

Agreement

Thank you for visiting the Christian Marketplace Website. Your use of the Christian Marketplace website confirms that you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accept the current terms and conditions (‘Terms of Use’) in their entirety. These terms apply to all visitors and users who access and use this website. We reserve the right to change or modify these terms and conditions at any given time and without notice to you. By continuing to use Christian Marketplace after any revisions have been made effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms, whether or not you have reviewed them. Accordingly, The Christian Marketplace Website advises you to check this page regularly.

If you continue to visit, access view and/or use our website, whether an order is placed by You, You express Your understanding and acceptance of the matters set out in these terms and conditions and acknowledge that You are bound by these terms and conditions. If you disagree with any part of these terms then you do not have permission to visit, access, view, use or shop on this Christian Marketplace website.

If you do not accept the ‘Terms and Conditions, please do not use this website. Through using this website, you are bound by these Terms of Use which form a legally binding contract between you and Christian Marketplace.

In these ‘Terms of Use’ the use of ‘we’, ‘us’, and ‘our’ refers to Christian Marketplace. Stall refers to sellers on the website.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and will keep Christian Marketplace indemnified against any claim, demand, injury, damage, loss, expense, cost or liability (whether direct or indirect) made against or suffered by Christian Marketplace regarding your use of this site, your breach of these ‘Terms of Use’ or your breach of any rights of third parties.

Responsibilities when Creating an Account

When You create an account with Us, You guarantee that You are above the age of 18 years and that all the information that You provide is accurate, complete and current.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your account and Your password. You must advise us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your account.

We reserve the right to refuse Your order if fraud or an unauthorized or illegal transaction is suspected.

Buying Products Online

A ‘Stall’ is the business who sells products through the Christian Marketplace created by this Website. Each atall has a Storefront on the Website.

Christian Marketplace is a website platform which facilitates sales for small businesses who offer items for sale through Our Website. When you order through Christian Marketplace you are placing an order with the Person behind that Stall who sells the Product and not Christian Marketplace.

If you are purchasing this item as a gift, the person who is gifted accepts these Terms and Conditions. Christian Marketplace are happy to assist with Customer Service between the customer or Giftee and the Stall, however, it is up to the Stall to agree to replace or refund a faulty item.

If any harm comes to a customer or a Giftee ( person given a product from Christian Marketplace as a gift ) as a result of use of a purchased item. Christian Marketplace will assist with customer service however is not responsible for any harm incurred by the use of any gift. This matter will be referred to the Brand who sells this gift in their store on the Christian Marketplace.

When you receive an email confirmation of Your order an agreement is formed between You and the Stall. Although payment for the Product will be collected by Christian Marketplace, You have rights directly and only against the Stall and not Christian Marketplace.

We do not review or control what the Stall says about their Product, and We are not responsible for listings provided by Stall on our Website. At no time does Christian Marketplace own or possess any Product offered for sale by Stall through this Website.

All orders placed through the Christian Marketplace website are a request by you to purchase a product and service (such as delivery and other charges) specified on our site at the time of your request. This is not guaranteed until confirmation from us is received.

By completing a Purchase Order You agree to pay the purchase price specified on the Christian Marketplace Website for the Product of the Creator at that moment in time. If the item goes on sale later, You are not entitled to that sale price unless You are making a new purchase. You are not entitled to a refund for the existing purchase to make such new purchase. If you have not selected otherwise all prices are shown in Australian Dollars including Australian GST (where applicable).

Neither We nor the Creator/Stall can accept orders and payments over the telephone. You have the option to pay by credit card, PayPal, Stripe or Afterpay online only. Your payment will be processed upon receipt of Your order and You will receive an email from the Creator confirming Your order once accepted by the Brand. We may employ the use of a third-party provider for the purpose of facilitating payment.

If there are any issues or a delay in getting Your purchase to You the Stall will notify Christian Marketplace and we, in turn, will notify You by email.

When a Stall accepts Your order for the purchase of their creation, the following terms and conditions (our Website Legals) apply in relation to Your purchase.

Through placing an online order, you are agreeing to pay for the products and delivery ordered unless you request to cancel that order and receive confirmation of cancellation prior to the postage of the products from us.

Prices of products can be changed at any time at our discretion. The price of products in your ‘cart’ but are not paid for are also subject to these changes.

Once You have submitted a Product Order and that has been accepted by the Stall You may not cancel or vary that Product Order, except in accordance with our Returns and Refunds Policy.

The Stall may cancel a Purchase Order that it has already accepted if they suspect that You are acting fraudulently (such as using a credit card without proper authorisation) or in breach of these terms.

If there is a delay in shipping Your order, the Stall will contact Christian Marketplace or email You as soon as possible to advise You of the reason for the delay. If this occurs, You may cancel your order at any time prior to when the Brand changes the online status to “shipped”. This does not apply to personalised orders. Orders that are personalised in any way, may not be cancelled unless it can be confirmed from the creator that the item has not begun production. Once production has begun the order is unable to be cancelled.

We make no representation and give no warranty regarding any Product listed for sale on this Website or as to its functionality, fitness for purpose or otherwise. You acknowledge that You will make Your own enquiries and exercise Your own judgment as to whether to acquire such Product and whether it is suitable for You.

We aim to ensure the Stall Products are described as accurately as possible on this Website, however, We do not warrant that any descriptions provided are accurate. Where We become aware of any misdescription, We reserve the right to correct any misdescription, error or omission.

Images on Our Website are provided for illustrative purposes only and We do not guarantee that any image will reflect or portray the full design or options relating to any Product You purchase from the Stall using this Website.

You acknowledge that any agreement to acquire that Product will be entered between You and the Brand and that We will not be a party to that agreement, nor have any liability with respect to the acquisition of that Product.

Collection of the purchase price of the Product by Us does not constitute a relationship between You and Us.

Purchased Items

Our Stalls aims to provide customers with Products of the highest quality. However, in the event, You receive an item which You believe to be faulty, please email us [email protected] within 10 days of receiving Your Product. If the Product is returned to Christian Marketplace and upon inspection is deemed faulty we will happily coordinate with the Stalls to provide a refund/credit or replacement for You.

If an item is deemed to have been damaged as a result of wear and tear and the Stall is unable to accept that it is a faulty item, then We will be unable to coordinate a refund, exchange or credit. Likewise, an item cannot be deemed faulty as a result of different lighting and Your computer screen settings allow for slight colour variations of fabrics in our photos.

Shipping

Christian Marketplace will make every effort to ensure that the Stall dispatches Your order so that it will be delivered within specified timeframes. However, You should note that actual shipping times may vary and will depend upon the shipping agent contracted.

Our Stall will advise when your gift has been dispatched via email. They may advise the method they are using to ship Your purchase when they change the status to shipped. At all times You can log in and see the status of Your delivery as either Pending or Completed.

Should You require express shipping please make sure that you have selected this when placing Your order.

Once Your order has been dispatched, neither Christian Marketplace nor the Stall accepts no responsibility for loss/ damage to  Your parcel or unclaimed packages.

If the items are being shipped to an address that is not in the same state or country as our Stall, You will be responsible for paying any other sales, use, goods, and services, value-added, customs, excise or similar taxes or charges (“Other Taxes”) imposed by any applicable government agency in the addressee state or country. These taxes will be displayed at checkout. Please be advised, We will communicate with you that you will be responsible for payment of all and any additional fees, duties, and taxes levied by the relevant country’s customs.

Liability

Our website is hosted by professionals and operated in a secure environment. It should be noted however that there is always an inherent risk in transmitting your personal information via the internet. The Christian Marketplace will make every attempt to publish true and accurate information, however, we cannot guarantee that there will never be any errors or mistakes in published material. The Christian Marketplace does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material contained in this site. Additionally, The Christian Marketplace disclaims all liability to any person relying wholly or partially upon any information presented in this site in respect of anything, and the consequences of anything, done or omitted to be done.
Our website contains links to businesses that are not owned or controlled by the Christian Marketplace and are considered an “external website”. The Christian Marketplace assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of the boutique websites or services. You acknowledge and agree that Christian Marketplace shall not be responsible for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such stall. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any business that you visit.
Businesses are requested to advise us if there are any changes to their business information, however, the businesses are free to make changes to their information including price. These matters are outside the control of Christian Marketplace and we accept no responsibility to any changes made by these external websites.
You indemnify Christian Marketplace against each claim, action, proceeding, judgment, damage, loss, expense or liability incurred or suffered by, or brought, made or recovered against us in connection with any breach by you of these terms and conditions.
Any legal issues arising in relation to the use of this website will be dealt with under the laws of South Australia, Australia. Illegal activity under those laws will be a violation of these terms, but as the website is accessible worldwide you should be aware that you could be prosecuted under the law of those jurisdictions.
The use of cookies is apart of the Christian Marketplace website, this allows your computer to keep a record of the websites and pages you have visited.
To the maximum extent permitted by law We exclude all liability for any loss or damage of any kind (including special, indirect or consequential loss and including loss of business profits) arising out of or in connection with the content of this Website and Your reliance on it, Your use of and/or the performance of this Website. Where the law (including without limitation the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)) implies a warranty or guarantee into these terms and conditions which may not lawfully be excluded, then provided it is fair and reasonable to do so, our liability for breach of such a warranty or guarantee shall be limited at its option, to in the case of services, to either resupplying the services or payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

Restrictions of Access

Children accessing this site should obtain the permission and guidance of a parent or legal guardian. If you choose to allow your child or a child for whom you are legally responsible, to access the site, you will be solely responsible for the online conduct, monitoring of website use and any consequences because of use of this website by a Minor.

Privacy

The Christian Marketplace has a privacy policy that explains how we will treat your personal information in compliance with the Privacy Act 1988. You supply “personal information” to us when you fill in an online registration form, subscribe to our email newsletters, submit postings or comments, or email us.
We will never give your personal information to any individual or company for commercial purposes.
You must ensure that your personal information in the Marketplace is not false, inaccurate, misleading, offensive, defamatory, fraudulent.
Any personal information that you submit through our website or email will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy that you can refer to our Privacy Policy.

Copyright and Acknowledgments

The Christian Marketplace reserves all intellectual property rights, including all content within the Christian Marketplace website. You may print single copies of any pages of this website for your own personal and non-commercial use but must not otherwise reproduce any material on this website in any form without the express written consent of Christian Marketplace.
By joining Christian Marketplace our members give us the right to use any image on their website in an effort to highlight specific products and direct users back to their website. It is the responsibility of each boutique to ensure that they have the right to use and publish all images on their website. Christian Marketplace will not be responsible for any copyright or trademark issues of images supplied to us from venues.
Content and materials found on or through https://christianmarketplace.com.au/ is the property of Christian Marketplace. That includes without limitation all editorial materials, information, photographs, illustrations, artwork and other graphic materials, and names, logos, and trademarks and they are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You may not modify, copy, repost or distribute for commercial purposes or commercial gain without the express, advance written permission from Us. We do not grant You any license or right in, or assign all or part of, our intellectual property rights in the content or applications incorporated into this Website.

You must not attempt to change, add to, remove, deface, hack or otherwise interfere with this Website or any material or content displayed on this Website. This includes that You must not add any content to the Website that would cause You or Us to breach any law, regulation, rule, code or other legal obligation; that is or could reasonably be considered to be obscene, inappropriate, defamatory, disparaging, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, threatening, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence or in breach of privacy; that would bring Us, this Website or the Brands into disrepute; or that infringes the Intellectual Property or other rights of any person.

You warrant to Us that You will comply with the above and agree that should You not comply or act contrary to any of the matters in that sub-clause You agree to indemnify and hold Us harmless against any and all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, damages, expenses, and costs including without limitation reasonable legal expenses arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with Your use of Our Website.


Third-party sites

On occasion, this website may contain links to other websites that are not owned, operated or controlled by Christian Marketplace. We refer to these as “Third-Party sites”. Any such link to a Third-Party site is provided solely as a convenience to you.

Christian Marketplace is not responsible, does not endorse, guarantee, represent or hold warranties for any content or information located at any third-party site. If you choose to access a third-party site, you will be directed away from our website and will do so entirely at your own risk.

Misconduct

If you act in any way which contradicts these terms and conditions, The Christian Marketplace has the right to terminate your membership without warning and may refuse any and all current or future use of the website. Christian Marketplace will refund you amounts of money paid pro-rata on the length of time you have been live on Christian Marketplace website.

Disclaimer

You agree to use this website at your own risk. Neither Christian Marketplace nor any affiliated parties guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the site or any content, information or services provided or made available. The site may be out of date, for which Christian Marketplace assumes no responsibility.

We will not be liable for damages or viruses that may infect, your computer, telecommunication system and equipment or property, caused by accessing, use of, browsing or downloading from our website.

We will not be responsible for any consequential loss of data, profit or work-related interruptions as a result of the use or inability to use our website and subsequent online facilities. We will not be held accountable or responsible for any cost incurred in relation to recovery of lost data or profit.

You agree that Christian Marketplace, its affiliates, representatives, partners and employees are exempt from all liabilities, claims, costs and expenses, including but not limited to, legal fees, that arise out of or in connection with your use or misuse of this site or breach of these ‘Terms of Use’.

Use of our website confirms your agreement of all policies associated with and outlined in Christian Marketplace Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to Shipping and Returns and Exchanges Policy and Privacy Policy.

While We endeavour to take reasonable care in preparing and maintaining the information on this Website, We do not warrant the accuracy, reliability, adequacy or completeness of any of the content of this Website, nor provide any specific advice for Your circumstances. It is Your responsibility to enquire with the Brands directly to ensure the accuracy and currency of the material or information You seek to rely upon.

We do not control, endorse, sponsor, evaluate or approve any of the Stalls content on their Storefront or relating to their Product. We do not provide any warranty or take any responsibility whatsoever for any aspect of their content or the products they provide.

You acknowledge and accept that the content of this Website may include technical inaccuracies and typographical errors; may not necessarily be up to date or accurate at the time you view it; is subject to change at any time without notice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, We exclude all representations, warranties or terms (whether express or implied) other than those set out on this Website.

Also, we cannot guarantee that access to Our Website will be uninterrupted or that Our Website is free from viruses or anything else which may damage any computer which accesses Our Website or any data on such a computer.

Last edited 6th November 2020