Last Updated: Oct. 1, 2018
This Buyer’s Agreement ("Agreement”) is entered into by you and ZimSeller Pvy Ltd a Zimbabwean limited liability company, doing business as ZiMart Marketplace (referred to herein as "ZiMart,” "our,” "we” or "us”). For purposes of this Agreement, the words "you,” "buyer” and "user” are used herein to refer to you and include you and any other person or entity on whose behalf you may be acting. Moreover, for purposes of this Agreement, the terms "product” or "products” respectively mean "good” or "goods.”
ZiMart Marketplace is an online venue located at the domain www.zimart.co.zw ("Site”). You must register with ZiMart if you wish to communicate with other users, or purchase a product.
Your account may be temporarily suspended or permanently closed if you (a) fail to abide by his Agreement or any of the terms and conditions in the other documents referenced in this Agreement, copies of which are available on the Site; or (b) fail to maintain your account with ZiMart current and in good standing.
The Site and our registration process are available only to, and may only be used by, individuals who are 18 years of age or older, who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law, and who are physically located within Zimbabwe. By completing our registration process, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old, have the capacity to form and enter into a legally binding contract, and are physically located within Zimbabwe. We may, in our sole discretion, refuse access to or use of the Site to any person or entity at any time. This provision is void where prohibited by law and the right to access the Site is revoked in such jurisdictions.
If you are registering an entity, then you represent and warrant that (a) you are duly authorized by such entity as required by its governing documents to enter into this Agreement and bind such entity; and (b) the business revenue of the entity being registered is taxed in the state in which it operates.
During registration, you will be asked to create either a username and password or login via Facebook authentication.
Your password should be unique. You cannot use the name "ZiMart Marketplace” or the acronym "ZiMart” in your username or password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of such password, which you should keep secure. You are fully responsible for all activity, liability and damage resulting from your failure to use or maintain your password confidentially. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your username and/or password or any other breach of security. You agree not to provide your username and password combination to any other person. In all events, ZiMart is not, and will not be, liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to keep and maintain your password secure and confidential or from your disclosure or sharing of such information with others. If you forget your password, then ZiMart will send you a unique link, which will be sent to your email address and which will allow you to change your password. The unique link will expire after twenty-four (24) hours. You understand and acknowledge that your email address will be used as your username. ZiMart is not responsible or liable for any damage or loss resulting from the hacking or misuse of such email address or related account.
By logging in via Facebook authentication, certain personal details from your Facebook profile will be used to fill in the details of your ZiMart account information, including information such as but not limited to name, email address, and birthday.
ZiMart is a venue used to facilitate interactions between sellers and buyers. ZiMart is not directly involved in the transactions between buyers and sellers nor does it have any involvement in the consummation of a contract between a buyer and a seller. ZiMart does not transfer legal ownership of any product or item from a seller to a buyer.
You may not transfer, sell or assign your ZiMart account to another party.
You shall not use the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose what so ever, and you shall not violate any state or local laws.
We are not involved in any transaction between buyers and sellers and we have no involvement in the consummation of a contract between any seller and you. Consequently, we do not and cannot transfer legal ownership of any items from any seller and you, and we do not have control over the quality, safety, morality or legality of any aspect of the goods or services offered for sale by sellers on the Site, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell goods and services, or the ability of you to pay for such goods and services. Therefore, you agree and fully understand that ZiMart is not liable or responsible in any form for any matter arising out of a transaction between any seller and you. We encourage you to confirm and verify all users before engaging in any transaction. You may wish to consider using a third-party escrow service or services that provides additional user verification. You should be comfortable in all respects with a seller before you purchase goods or services from them. There is no assurance that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction initiated on the Site.
Sellers on the Site may have their own policies with regard to the products and services offered for sale, the terms of the transaction, shipping, returns, and payment. The parties are required to use a third-party payor such as PayNow to process payments for all transactions resulting from an offer to sale a product and service on the seller’s online storefront.
The parties to a transaction are responsible for payment of all applicable sales, use and other taxes and government charges, whether federal, state or foreign, for all sales resulting from an offer to sale a pr6oduct and/or service on a seller’s online storefront.
Users who have established an account with ZiMart may review, rate, and comment on a seller, the seller’s business, or the seller’s product. You understand that such reviews, ratings and comments are not made by ZiMart. You agree that ZiMart shall not be responsible or liable for any damage or loss, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with any such review, rating and/or comment.
We reserve the right to, in our sole discretion, temporarily or permanently suspended, deactivate, and close your account. We also reserve the right to refuse service to anyone, for any reason, and at any time.
ZiMart owns or has rights to (a) all intellectual property on the Site including without limitation, all trade names, taglines, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, and patents; (b) all code and functionality of the Site; and (c) all text, designs, graphics, pictures, images, and information on the Site (collectively, the "ZiMart Content”).
You may use the Site solely in connection with the intended purpose and use of the Site. No right, title, interest, or license in any ZiMart Content is transferred to you. ZiMart retains all of its intellectual property rights in all ZiMart Content.
You agree not to (a) access or attempt to access the ZiMart Content, (b) alter, copy, decompile, reverse engineer, distribute, transmit, or otherwise appropriate or modify any ZiMart Content, and (c) negatively alter or damage the ZiMart Content.
ZiMart may make available to you certain hyperlinks or technology, which may contain ZiMart Content, for purposes of social sharing. You agree to use such hyperlinks or technology only for the purpose it is provided and for no other purpose. You agree not to alter, modify, manipulate, or interfere with the hyperlink or technology or their functionality.
If you rely on any review, rating or comment to decide whether or not to do business with a seller or whether or not to purchase a product, then you do so at your own risk. You are solely responsible for your conduct and activities on the Site. You agree to use the Site for lawful purposes only. You agree not to take any action that might affect the security of the Site, or render the Site partially or wholly inaccessible to others.
If you rely on any review, rating or comment to decide whether or not to do business with a seller or whether or not to purchase a product or service, then you do so at your own risk. ZiMart does not endorse any company, content, products, goods, services, or other items listed for sale on the Site or any other websites or other resources associated with any user of the Site. You agree that ZiMart shall not be responsible or liable for any damage or loss, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, products, goods, services, reviews, ratings, comments, or any other information available on the Site or on any websites or resource posted, linked to, or referenced on, the Site.
You may find some content to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. There are also risks of dealing with underage persons or people acting under false pretense. By using the Site, you agree to accept such risk. We encourage you to confirm and verify all users before engaging in any transaction. You may wish to consider using a third-party escrow service or services that provide additional user verification.
You agree that ZiMart is not liable for any and all acts or omissions of users on the Site. Please use caution and common sense when engaging in communications and entering into transactions with users of the Site. You use the Site at your own risk.
ZIMART IS NOT AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND/OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO: (A) YOUR CONDUCT OR THE CONDUCT OF ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR ACCESS TO, THE SITE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED FOR SALE ON THE SITE; (B) ANY TRANSACTION FACILITATED BY OR THROUGH THE SITE; (C) ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE OR ANY ERRORS OR INACCURACIES IN SUCH CONTENT, OR ANY OMISSION IN CONTENT; (D) CHANGES, MODIFICATIONS, OR ALTERATIONS TO YOUR CONTENT, IMAGES OR INFORMATION, WHETHER OR NOT AUTHORIZED BY YOU; AND/OR (E) THE ZIMART CONTENT, ANY OTHER CONTENT, AND/OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE, WHETHER OR NOT ZIMART HAS BEEN ADVISED OF SUCH DAMAGES.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THE SITE. IN THOSE STATES THAT DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES AND/OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, ZiMart'S WARRANTIES ARE EXCLUDED AND ITS LIABILITY LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW WHICH SHALL NOT, IN ANY EVENT, EXCEED $100.00.
YOU RELEASE ZIMART FOR AND FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND DAMAGES OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, ARISING FROM, RELATED TO, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, (A) YOUR USE OF THE SITE, (B) THE USE OF THE SITE BY OTHERS, (C) YOUR ACTIONS, INACTIONS, AND/OR OMISSIONS AND THOSE OF USERS OF THE SITE, (D) THE PROMOTION OR ADVERTISING OF PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES ON THE SITE, AND (E) THE USE OF THE SITE TO OFFER FOR SALE OR TO FACILITATE THE SALE OF PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES.
If any provision of this Agreement is held unenforceable, then such provision will be modified to reflect ZiMart’s intent and to become enforceable. All remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.
You and ZiMart are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
This Agreement shall be interpreted and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Zimbabwe.