Welcome to PiNetworkMarket. Before using our Platforms, it is important to understand our rules.
Accepting these Terms
This document, our rules, policies and the other documents referenced make up our Terms of Services (ToS). The ToS is a legally binding contract between you and PiNetworkMarket (PNM). This contract sets out your rights and responsibilities when you use PiNetworkMarket Platforms and our Services (the “Services” includes the PNM “Website” and the “Applications” for your mobile device (the Apps), as well as all related websites, social media and networks, downloadable softwares, and other services provided by us and on which a link to the Terms of Services are displayed and provided by PiNetworkMarket. Please read them carefully.
BY USING OUR SERVICE, YOU ARE CREATING A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT TO COMPLY WITH ALL THE ToS.
The Terms of Services is used to host policies in the PNM’s List of “Prohibited Conducts” and “Prohibited Items” and provides clarifications to PNM Disclaimer. We expect you to read all our policy documents carefully! Negligence to do so is not acceptable and does not constitute any excuses whatsoever.
We may amend the ToS at any time without notice by posting a revised version on our platforms. The revised version will supersede all previous versions and shall be effective at the time we publish it. If the new version of the ToS in a way reduces your rights or increases your responsibilities, we may provide you with a notification on our platforms.
Description of the Services:
PiNetworkMarket is an online marketplace. While PNM may help facilitate transactions, users that list and sell items through the PNM platforms (Sellers) and users that purchase items through the services (Buyers) are entirely responsible for the sales and purchases of goods (referred to herein as “merchandises”, “products” or “items”) transactions between them, including without limitation to the listing of goods and any applicable product warranties. Sellers and Buyers (this means you) are collectively referred to herein as “Users” of the PNM Platforms and Services.
PiNetworkMarket provides payment processing services for the items listed on our marketplace through the of Pi Network. Users can pay with and accept payments in the form of Pi currency.
PiNetworkMarket is responsible for processing refunds, chargebacks or payment reversals and providing customer service in relation to questions related to our Platforms, but is not and shall not be involved in disputes between Users.
Other Terms and Policies:
For an individual to engage in commercial, social or other activities on PiNetworkMarket platforms, it is your responsibility to comply with all local and “Country pertaining laws” to where you are a resident of.
By using the PNM services, you agree to comply with the following policies and any additional policies that we may notify you of from time-to-time. These Terms apply to all Users:
- B) Disclaimer
- C) General Rules and Regulations
- D) Terms of Services
- E) Prohibited Conducts
- F) Prohibited Items
- G) Safety Policy
The following Terms may apply, depending on how you use our Platforms and Services:
- H) Seller Rules – If you list any items for sale, apply to have e-stores on PNM platforms or engage in any sales activity additional Policies apply to you.
- I) Buyer Rules – If you use our services to browse, bid or purchase, additional Policies apply to you.
Your Account with PiNetworkMarket:
You will need to create an Account with PiNetworkMarket to use some features of our services. PNM may acquire or synchronize your account and some personal details including your Username on Pi Network, name, surname etc. Further details may be required if you apply for e-stores on PNM platforms. If PiNetworkMarket determines that your use of an account violates any of our ToS or is otherwise inappropriate or illegal, PiNetworkMarket may, at its sole discretion, take action, up to and including termination of your account. If you had previously violated our ToS in any level, you may be eligible for an appeal. PNM’s Customer relation will be in charge of appeals and at its own full discretion may or may not review your appeal.
3-a) Rules pertaining to user Accounts with PiNetworkMarket:
A User shall not use an account for money laundering or any illegal purpose or in violation of any law or regulation or provision of these ToS. As a condition for using the PNM Platforms and Services, we hold all buyers or sellers accountable for violations of law, violations of these ToS and all applicable documents (mentioned above from A to I).
To engage in commercial, social or any other activities on PNM platforms, you must be of legal age in your Country of residence, or have full consent and supervision of your parents or custodians.
You may only register for and maintain one Account. Taking control, transferring or using or operating other user’s accounts is not allowed on PNM. In case you are legally representing a person or a business entity, you must provide the PNM Legal Department with relevant verifiable permits issued by the person or business.
3-b) User Information:
You are at all times required to provide us with current, verifiable and accurate information about yourself (such as your name, surname, telephone number, postal address, date and place of birth, and any other information professionally required).
We may verify your User Information with Pi Network via API or using third-party identity verification services. We also may request you to send us additional documents or information to help us verify your identity. It is prohibited to use false information or impersonate another person through and for your account.
Accounts may be stored with us for future use. We may validate that your account is in good standing with the Pi Network. You agree that the User Information and Account information you provide to us is accurate and that you will keep it updated.
You are solely responsible for any activity and listings on your Account. You also are responsible for ensuring your account accurately reflects your current Pi User Information.
You are responsible for all fees, chargebacks, and payment reversals for all transactions, even after you close your account if required.
You are responsible for keeping your Account password secure. If you believe your account has been compromised, please contact us at:
Scope of License:
The PNM Apps and Websites are temporarily licensed to you to use under a certain period of time; and it is not under the provision of being sold. The above falls only under our ToS.
PiNetworkMarket reserves all rights not to be expressly granted to you. Upon registration in PNM platforms, provided the applicable fees and charges have been paid, PiNetworkMarket only grants you a personal, limited, revocable, non-transferable license to use the Apps and Website on a single compatible device that you own or control, solely for your own use.
You may not modify, alter, reproduce, distribute or make the App or Website available over a network where it could be used by multiple devices at the same time. You may not rent, lease, lend, sell, redistribute or sublicense the App or Website.
You may not copy, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, attempt to derive the source code of, modify, or create derivative works of the App or Website, any updates, or any part thereof (except as and only to the extent any foregoing restriction is prohibited by applicable law or regulation or third-party terms), nor attempt to disable or circumvent any security or other technological measure designed to protect the Apps or Website or any content available through the Apps or Website.
Third-Party Services and Linked Websites:
Content that you post using our Platforms and Services must be the content you own or have the right to use (hereinafter referred to it as “Your Content”). That includes anything you post using our Platforms and Services (like usernames, e-store and shop names, merchandises, profile pictures, listing photos, listing descriptions, reviews, comments, videos, etc.).
6-a) Responsibility for Your Content:
You are solely responsible for Your Content. You represent that you have all necessary rights to Your Content and that you are not infringing or violating any third-party’s rights by posting it on PNM’s platforms.
6-b) Permission to Use Your Content:
By posting and sharing your Content through our Platforms and Services on any of the PNM platforms, you grant PiNetworkMarket a license to use it. We do not claim any ownership to your Content, but we have your permission to use it to help PiNetworkMarket function and grow. That way, we will not infringe any rights you have to your Content and we can help promote your listings and/or Account. By posting your Content, you grant PiNetworkMarket a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, sub-licensable, perpetual license to use, display, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, store, and prepare derivative works of your Content to provide the Services and to promote PiNetworkMarket, or the Services in general, in any formats and through any channels, including across any PiNetworkMarket Platforms or third-party website or advertising medium.
6-c) Reporting Unauthorized Content:
PiNetworkMarket has great respect for intellectual property rights, and is committed to following appropriate legal procedures to remove infringing content from its platforms. If your Content infringes another person or business entity’s intellectual property, we will remove it. We may or may not notify you if that happens.
6-d) Inappropriate, False or Misleading Content:
This should be common sense, but there are certain types of content we do not want posted on PiNetworkMarket Platforms (for legal reasons or otherwise). You agree that you will not post any NSFW (not suitable/safe for work) content that is abusive, threatening, defamatory, obscene, profane, vulgar or otherwise offensive or in violation of our “Prohibited Items Policy” (above mentioned document F) or any part of our ToS. You also agree not to post any content that is false, misleading or uses the platform in a manner that is fraudulent or deceptive.
Your Use of Our Platforms and Services:
7-a) License to Use Our Services:
We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable license to use our Platforms and Service—subject to this ToS and the following restrictions:
7-b) Do not Use Our Services to Break the Law:
You agree that you will not violate any laws in connection with your use of the Platforms and Services. This includes any local, state, federal and international laws that may apply to you. It is your responsibility to obtain any permits or licenses and have proof of ownership or receipts if required; You may not use PiNetworkMarket to list or sell items that violate any laws. You may not use PiNetworkMarket Platforms to commit fraud, theft or any other crimes against Pi Network, PiNetworkMarket, or other PiNetworkMarket users or a third-party. Please review our “Prohibited Items Policy” for more details.
7-c) Do not attempt to Harm Our Systems:
You agree not to interfere with or try to disrupt our Services, for example by distributing a virus, malware, bots or other harmful computer codes.
7-d) Agreement to Receive Electronic Communications:
By using our Platforms and Services, you are agreeing to our “Electronic Communications Policy”, which describes how we provide that information to you. It says that we can send you information electronically (by email, etc.) instead of mailing you hard copies (think green, it is better for the environment), and that your electronic agreement holds the same power as your signature on paper.
7-e) Items You Purchase:
PiNetworkMarket does not manufacture, store or inspect any of the items sold through our platforms. We provide the venue; but the items in our marketplaces are produced, listed and sold directly by independent sellers, so PiNetworkMarket cannot and does not make any warranties about items’ quality, safety or legality. Any legal claim related to an item you purchase must be brought directly against the Seller of the item. You release PNM from any claims related to items sold through our platforms and services, including for defective items, misrepresentations by sellers or items that caused physical injury (like product liability claims).
7-f) Content You Access:
You may come across materials that you find offensive or inappropriate while using our Platforms and Services. Although PiNetworkMarket may endeavor to eliminate these types of content, but it is not responsible for the decency, accuracy, copyright compliance, or legality of content posted by Users that you accessed through the platforms. You release us from all liability relating to that content.
7-g) People You Interact With:
You can use the services provided on PNM platforms to interact with other individuals. However, you understand that we do not screen users of our services and platforms, and you release us from all liabilities relating to your interactions with other Users. Please report users who engage in “Prohibited Conduct” (mentioned above in document E)
7-h) Other Disclaimers/Warranties:
In PNM we are dedicated to making our Platforms and Services the best they can be. You understand that our Services are provided “as is” and without any kind of warranty (express or implied). We are expressly disclaiming any warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, as well as any warranties implied by a course of performance, course of dealing or usage of trade.
We do not guarantee that the Services and platforms will be secure or available at any particular time or location; or that any defects or errors will be corrected; or the results of using the Platforms and Services will meet all your expectations. We will take every reasonable effort to ensure that the Services and Platforms will be free of viruses or other harmful materials and to correct defects once identified.
Suspension or Termination by PiNetworkMarket:
PiNetworkMarket reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue any of its Platforms or Services, in whole or in part at any time for any reason, without notice (unless required by law).
We may refuse services to anyone and may terminate or suspend your account (and any related accounts) and your access to the PNM Platforms and Services in whole or in part at any time, for any reason, without notice, unless required by law). For example, PiNetworkMarket will promptly terminate without notice the accounts of users who are determined by PiNetworkMarket to be “repeat offenders.” A repeat offender is a user who has been notified of a violation of our ToS (and/or other documents mentioned above from A to I), engages in infringing activity, or has had content removed from the Platforms and/or Services at least once.
8-a) If we terminate or suspend your account or access to our Platforms or Service:
You do not have a contractual or legal right to continue to use our services, for example, to sell or buy on our Website or Apps anymore. We will not be liable to you for the effect that any changes to the services may have on you, including your income or your ability to generate revenue through the Platforms and Service, etc.
You remain responsible for fees, shipping fees, chargebacks/funds reversals, returns or refunds requested and remain obligated to resolve any disputes with other Users that are a result of purchases or sales of goods occurring prior to your termination or suspension.
Buying and Selling Generally:
9-a) Prohibited Transactions:
When buying a product using our platforms and/or Services, in addition to the limitations in this “ToS”, “Prohibited Items”, “Disclaimer” and “Prohibited Conduct” (the documents mentioned above from A to I), Buyers also must not place orders without the intent to purchase, purchase goods for a commercial purpose (e.g., resale), or place any order that is determined by PiNetworkMarket to be fraudulent or illegal. You agree that the Platforms and Services may only be used for “bona fide” purchases of goods, and may not be used to transfer money between a Buyer and Seller that is unrelated to a purchase of goods.
9-b) Sales Contract:
A sales contract for a product will be formed with the Seller when the Buyer completes the steps for purchasing a product as prompted on the Platforms and/or Services, but before payment is made by the Buyer, All fees associated with a transaction and/or shipping are communicated to the users at time of transactions.
Transaction Fees, Charges, E-Store Subscription Fee:
For the different services provided by PNM, users agree to pay a predefined amount to PNM. The fees will be informed at the time of subscription. The currency on PNM platforms is Pi, although for the fees, and only at users request, we may accept other currencies as well.
Cancellation of a Transaction:
Cancellation of a transaction is not permitted. Once the product is ordered and the price of it is paid, the transaction is deemed final and irreversible. If a Buyer receives an item that is defective or faulty, not as described in the listing or is sent the wrong item, they must inform the seller within 48 hours of the receipt of the item. The Seller must then rectify the fault within 4 working days. Should the issue not get resolved within a week the Buyer must report the problem to the PNM Customer services.
- Disputes Between Users:
Sellers agree to resolve any dispute directly with the Buyers according to our ToS. If the dispute remained unsolved, the court of buyer’s choosing shall determine the dispute.
- Indemnification; Limitation of Liability:
We hope this never happens, but if PiNetworkMarket gets sued because of an action you took using our Platforms or Services, you agree to indemnify us and assist in defending PiNetworkMarket to the best of your ability. That means you must assist PiNetworkMarket in defending any matter in which you were involved. This includes providing information regarding your experience (including any of our employees) and hold us harmless from any legal claim or demand (including reasonable attorney’s fees) that may arise from your actions, your use (or misuse) of our Platforms and/or Services, your breach of the ToS or the terms of our other documents (mentioned above from A to ) or your account’s infringement of someone else’s rights.
13-b) Liability Limits:
To the fullest extent permitted by law, neither PiNetworkMarket, nor our employees or directors shall be liable to you for any lost of profits or revenues, or for any consequential, incidental, actual, indirect, special or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the Platforms or the Services or this ToS. Please also study our Disclaimer, which will be applicable in this case.
You agree that you will be responsible for your use of PNM Platforms and Services, and you agree to defend and indemnify PiNetworkMarket from and against every claim, liability, damage, loss, and expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with: (i) your access to, use of, or alleged use of, the PNM Platforms and Services; (ii) your violation of any portion of this ToS, any representation, warranty, or agreement referenced in this ToS and/or other PNM’s documents (mentioned above from A to I), or any applicable law or regulation; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including any intellectual property right or publicity, confidentiality, other property, or privacy right; or (iv) any dispute or issue between you and any third-party.
13-d) Disclaimer of Warranties:
The PNM Platforms and Services and all materials and content available through the PNM Platforms and services are provided “As is” and on an “As available” basis, without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied. Pinetworkmarket disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, relating to the platforms or services and all materials and content available through the platforms or services, including: (I) any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment, or non-infringement; and (ii) any warranty arising out of course of dealing, usage, or trade.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from the service or any materials or content available through the service will create any warranty that is not expressly stated in these terms. You assume all risk for any damage that may result from your use of or access to the service, your dealing with any other service user, and any materials or content available through the service. You understand and agree that you use the Platforms and Services, and use, access, download, or otherwise obtain materials or content through the service and any associated sites or services, at your own discretion and risk, and that you are solely responsible for any damage to your property (including your computer system or mobile device used in connection with the service), or the loss of data that results from the use of the service or the download or use of that material or content.
You may have other rights that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. PiNetworkMarket is not responsible for the accuracy of any payment instrument information, including, but not limited to, whether such information is up-to-date. PiNetworkMarket has no responsibility to determine if your or another user’s payment instrument is in good standing or if you or another user have an available balance with which to make a transaction through the PNM Platforms or Service, Or if your requested transaction through the Pi Network Application may be unsuccessful.
14-E) Limitation of liability:
In no event will PiNetworkMarket be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages (including damages for loss of profits, goodwill, or any other intangible loss) arising out of or relating to your access to or use of, or your inability to access or use, the PNM Platforms and Services or any materials or content available through the PNM Platforms, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), statute, or any other legal theory, and whether or not PiNetworkMarket has been informed of the possibility of damage. PiNetworkMarket shall have no liability for suspending or terminating your account, restricting access to your account, or suspending or terminating your access to the PNM Platforms and Services. PiNetworkMarket shall not be held responsible for any service interruptions, including, but not limited to, system failures or other interruptions that may affect purchases or sales, the receipt, processing, acceptance, completion or settlement of payment transactions.
Each provision of this ToS that provides for a limitation of liability, disclaimer of warranties, or exclusion of damages is to allocate the risks under this ToS between the parties. This allocation is an essential element of the basis of the bargain between the parties. Each of these provisions is severable and independent of all other provisions of this ToS. The limitations apply even if any limited remedy fails of its essential purpose.
This ToS does not create any agency, representation, partnership, joint venture, employment or franchisee relationship between you and PiNetworkMarket.
The ToS, including the other Policies and other documents incorporated by reference herein (documents mentioned above from A to I), supersedes any other agreement between you and PiNetworkMarket regarding the PNM Platforms and Services.
If any part of this ToS is found to be unenforceable, that part will be limited to the minimum extent necessary so that the ToS will otherwise remain in full force and effect.
Our failure to enforce any part of this ToS is not a waiver of our right to later enforce that or any other part of the ToS. We may assign any of our rights and obligations under this ToS at any time.
The ToS will remain in effect even after your access to the PNM Platforms and Services is terminated, or your use of the PNM Platforms and Services has ended.
You may not assign or transfer this ToS or your rights under its terms, in whole or in part, by operation of law or otherwise, without our prior written consent. We may assign this ToS at any time without consent.
If PiNetworkMarket determines that there is a need to notify or contact a user, it will do so by sending a text message, email, or letter to the email address or less preferably mailing address provided by the User. Alternatively, the notice may be displayed on the PNM Apps or the website, or by other reasonable means. PiNetworkMarket shall not be held liable for any damages incurred due to the fact that PiNetworkMarket’s notice or communication was not received or was delayed.
You may contact PiNetworkMarket by emailing us at [email protected]
You hereby agree to comply with any and all applicable tax laws and regulations in connection with your use of the PNM Platforms and Services, including reporting and payment of any taxes arising from a payment transaction or income received through sales made through the Platforms and Services.
If you are a California resident, you waive California civil code §1542, which says: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor or releasing party does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, and that if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor or released party.”
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