TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. INTRODUCTION:
  • These are the terms and conditions governing your access to and use of the Website and any service offered by BridalSouq. By using the Website, you represent and accept that you agree to comply with these terms and conditions with BridalSouq (“BridalSouq”) in relation to your use of the Website and any service offered by BridalSouq (the "Agreement").
  • Please read this Agreement and the Privacy Policy carefully before using the Website and any services offered by BridalSouq. By using the Website in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Website, you agree to be bound by this Agreement, which constitute an agreement between you and BridalSouq. This Agreement applies to all Users of the Website, including without limitation Users who are Vendors or Sellers, Buyers, contributors of content, information and other materials or services on the Website.
  • If you do not accept and agree to be bound by this Agreement, please do not access, register with or use the Website and refrain from using the services offered by BridalSouq.
  1. DEFINITIONS:

Capitalized terms used in this Agreement shall have the meanings set out below (unless otherwise defined):

  • ‘Account’ means an online BridalSouq account maintained by a registered member containing personal data and details can include data with regards to the use of Services on the Website.
  • ‘Buyer’ means any person purchasing, renting or exchanging Goods and/or Wedding Services from a Seller or Vendor.
  • ‘Goods’ means wedding goods posted on the Website, including, but not limited to, dresses, suits, shoes, jewellery, hats, decoration, lights and other related wedding items.
  • ‘Item’ or ‘Items’ means any Goods or Wedding Services posted on the Website.
  • ‘Member’ means any person who, after having registered on the Website, is entitled to use the Website, in order to satisfy his or her personal needs or in connection with any Goods, Wedding Services, business activity or other services offered on or through the Website.
  • ‘Privacy Policy’ means BridalSouq’s privacy policy which governs the manner in which BridalSouq collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from Users which can be accessed through the following link - www.bridalsouq.com/privacy-policy.
  • ‘Seller’ means a person selling, renting or exchanging Goods and/or Wedding Services on the Website that is not a commercial business or company.
  • ‘Services’ means the opportunity provided by BridalSouq to Users, subject to this Agreement, to use the Website, including, but not limited to, uploading Goods or services to the Website and/or viewing the Goods, participating directly in the exchange or purchase of Goods and to use other additional services provided through the Website, and communicating among themselves privately or publicly.
  • ‘User’ means a visitor, Member, Buyer, Seller or Vendor who actively use or visit the Website.
  • ‘Vendor’ means a business or company selling, renting or exchanging Goods and/or Wedding Services, and/or promoting on behalf of a business or company, through the Website.
  • ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refers to BridalSouq.
  • ‘Website’ means BridalSouq’s website -  https://www.bridalsouq.com and, if applicable, its related sub-domains, sites, services and tools.
  • ‘Wedding Services’ means wedding services posted on the Website including, but not limited to, any service related to/for a wedding. This could a supplier, vendor or consultant.
  • ‘You’ refers to visitors, members, vendors, sellers and buyers or purchasers or anyone else using or visiting the Website.
  1. INTRODUCTION TO BRIDALSOUQ
  • The Website is a marketplace facilitated by BridalSouq to enable Users to either buy, sell, rent or exchange new and used Goods, Wedding Services or to use other additional services provided through the Website from time to time.
  • BridalSouq does not take part or act on behalf of any Seller or Vendor listing Items on the Website. BridalSouq facilitates the platform to enable Users to connect with each other to buy, sell, rent or exchange Items. If a transaction takes place between a Buyer and a Seller or Vendor, then the contract is formed between the Buyer and the Seller or Vendor directly. BridalSouq is not a party to any such contract.
  • BridalSouq is not responsible or liable for any misconduct of any of its Users. All contact between Users, including any transactions, messages or calls, is entirely at the User’s own risk. We are not responsible for the ownership, content, quality or legality of Items sold or listed on the Website or for the accuracy of listings or ability of Users to complete a transaction.
  • This Agreement is intended to ensure a safe and reliable marketplace for Users. If you have any questions, please contact us at: info@bridalsouq.com
  1. REGISTERING AS A MEMBER
  • When becoming a Member, you agree and undertake to comply with the following:
    • When registering on the Website, you will provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself, including your email address and contact details.
    • To sign up as a Member only once and not to create more than one Account, except for when your Account has become known and/or accessible to other third parties, but only after informing BridalSouq in writing, who shall have the right to block the old Account.
    • You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and you are fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under your password or account.
    • You agree to: (i) immediately notify BridalSouq of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security: and (ii) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session when accessing your Account. BridalSouq will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
    • You will treat any other User's information provided to you through use of the Website as confidential.
    • You will maintain and promptly update your registration information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or if BridalSouq has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or not in accordance with this Agreement, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of BridalSouq under this Agreement or at law, BridalSouq has the right to indefinitely suspend, limit or withdraw your access to the Website and/or your membership of the Website.
  • You cannot become a Member if you are under the age of 18 years. You represent that you are 18 years of age or over the age of 18 years before you become a Member. BridalSouq reserves the right to limit or withdraw access to the Website or the membership of any person if we believe that person is under the age of 18 years. The Website is not available to persons whose membership has been suspended or withdrawn by BridalSouq.
  • If you are registering as a business entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind that entity to this Agreement and that you and the business entity will comply with all applicable laws relating to online trading.
  1. GENERAL USE OF THE WEBSITE
  • As a User, you undertake, represent and warrant that in using the Website and the Services you will:
    • not violate any applicable laws or regulations;
    • not infringe property rights or personal non-property rights of third parties (including intellectual property rights);
    • not upload any data that is contrary to any law or contains any viruses or other computer programs or files that may: (a) interfere with the normal operation of the Website and/or the Services, (b) be placed on the Users’ computers and therefore cause damage to the User or his property, or impede a User’s use of the Website or the Services and the User’s computer;
    • not collect, accumulate, transfer into other media, make available in public, publish or disclose: (a) data or information obtained through the Website that is related to other Users, including data related to Transactions, their number, type, prices, and the like; (b) data or information existing on the Website if this could infringe the rights and legal interests of other Users. This restriction is not applicable to the “share” function on the website that provides an opportunity for Users to share certain information and email each other;
    • not upload or otherwise provide any materials, information or data, including e-data, such as files, computer programs and private messages that are misleading or false;
    • not to use the Website and/or the Services for performance of unlawful actions or transactions or frauds;
    • not post information that is false, fraudulent, inaccurate, misleading, libellous, defamatory, slanderous, unlawfully threatening or would be reasonably considered to constitute harassment;
    • not post information or Items which infringe any User’s or third party's right to privacy;
  • not post comments, questions or answers that are not factual in nature including without limitation make any racist comments, use profanity, abuse another user, disrespect another's culture or make any other derogatory or inappropriate comments;
  • not post counterfeit or stolen items;
  • not post obscene information or content, including but not limited to pornography or any representation which may be considered indecent;
  • not post information or content which may constitute offensive or critical political content or content that is contrary to the public interest;
  • not post any information or content or list items which may be considered culturally or religiously offensive in any way;
  • not post any information or content or list items which may not be considered to be in compliance with general Islamic Sharia Law, rules, morals, values, ethics and traditions; and
  • not post information or content or list items which may constitute or be considered to promote gambling.
  • BridalSouq is not responsible for: (i) any Users’ actions or inactions related to the Website or the Services; (ii) any information or Items that Sellers or Vendors post on the Website, its themes, accuracy, comprehensiveness and/or compliance with applicable law; or (iii) any Items that Users sell, rent or exchange through the Website and any other services offered. Every Seller or Vendor is responsible for all information it posts on the Website and must comply with all applicable laws related to information or materials communicated or made available to the public.
  • Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of BridalSouq under this Agreement or at law or otherwise, BridalSouq may limit, suspend or withdraw your status as a Member, your Account and/or your access to the Website at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of this Agreement.
  1. POSTING OF ITEMS
  • When uploading an Item to the Website, the Seller or Vendor undertakes to:
    • describe the Item as exhaustively as possible; indicate defects of the Item (if any); indicate whether or not a warranty is provided for the Item; indicate warranty terms (if any) and indicate the Item price;
    • provide objective, correct, comprehensive and detailed information about the proposed exchange and/or sale of Items (including all ancillary information related to the Item such as shipping methods and shipping costs).
    • ensure all Items are listed in the appropriate category and/or sub-category;
    • ensure Items are both described and that at least one good quality photo of the Item is placed next to the Item description that reflects the real quality and external appearance of the Item and show the presence of defects on the Item;
    • not copy or otherwise make an illegal use, of information placed on the Website that was uploaded by BridalSouq or any other User of the Website;
    • not promote the sale of any goods whose circulation is prohibited or restricted; and
    • not directly, nor indirectly, use any trademarks in the descriptions of Items without having obtained the intellectual property rights to do so.
  • Each Seller or Vendor is directly responsible for the information they post on the Website and the Items that they sell, exchange, provide or otherwise transfers to other Users. You acknowledge and agree that only the Seller or the Vendor is responsible for any Item uploaded to the Website, its photograph (and rights to that photograph) and its description, the accuracy of any other information provided and the content of all communications with other Users.
  • All Users acknowledge and agree that BridalSouq:
    • is not required to verify the accuracy of Items listed (although BridalSouq reserves the right to do so at its sole discretion); and
    • is not responsible for, and has no control over, the quality, safety, morality or legality of any aspect of the Items listed, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of Sellers or Vendors to sell Items or the ability of Purchasers to pay for Items.
  • You acknowledge and agree that: (i) BridalSouq is not responsible for any damage, whether material or not, experienced by natural or legal persons and which could arise directly or indirectly as a consequence of information that other Users the Website; and (ii) only the information provider is responsible for the accuracy of the information posted on the website and its compliance with all applicable laws
  • There is no limit on the quantity of Items that may be uploaded to the website per user; however, BridalSouq may, at our sole discretion, reject the Item if it is recognized as a duplicate.
  • BridalSouq reserves the right to approve or disallow any Member from posting their products on the Website at any time, at our sole discretion and without having to provide any reason.
  • You must not list anything that is illegal, offensive (including anything of a defamatory, pornographic, or racially or ethnically objectionable nature), stolen or unsafe.
  • You must not list anything which infringes copyright or other intellectual property rights or any item of which the sale is prohibited by or violates any law. In the event that you are aware of any content that infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party or that is listed in contravention of these terms of use, please contact us.
  • You agree that we shall have the right to remove content (including images, Items and Item descriptions) and/or Accounts, without the need for any warning or notice, at our sole discretion, any Items containing content that we consider to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property or any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
  • You acknowledge and agree that BridalSouq takes no responsibility for any intellectual property infringement arising from a Seller, Vendor or Buyer uploading of photos or any other information or material into the Website
  • You undertake to promptly update any information on the Website that becomes irrelevant, outdated or inapplicable due to any changes to the information on the Items uploaded to the Website and their status.
  • Any Seller or Vendor who repeatedly lists items that are not suitable for sale on BridalSouq will have their membership revoked.
  • Content uploaded to the Website may be used by BridalSouq for the purpose of promoting the Website and in this respect you grant BridalSouq a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to use any information or material, personal or otherwise, that you provide to us or other Users of the Website and/or post on the Website in the registration, buying, listing or selling process, in the feedback area or through any e-mail or by way of any other feature or use of the Website for the purposes of operating and promoting the Website in accordance with this Agreement. You are solely responsible for any such information, and we act as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of the information.
  1. TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN USERS
  • BridalSouq acts as a marketplace to connect Buyers, Sellers and Vendors only and cannot ensure that a Buyer or a Seller or a Vendor will actually complete a transaction. BridalSouq does not transfer legal ownership of Items from the Seller or Vendor to the Buyer.
  • If a Seller or a Vendor and a Buyer meet up in person to check, try on or buy an Item listed on the Website, BridalSouq is not liable, in any way, for this transaction, the meeting and the outcome. Should a Buyer and Seller or Vendor meet, the Buyer reserves the right to buy the Item from the Seller or Vendor for any reason they deem fit. It is not confirmation of a transaction when a Buyer and a Seller or Vendor agree to meet.
  • The Buyer and the Seller or the Vendor are responsible for any transactions conducted between each other and for the determination of mutual conditions, settlements, the resolution of any disputes related to Item delivery/non-delivery, Item quality and other disputes arising from a transaction or any other interaction among the Users on or otherwise related to the Website and Services. Any terms and conditions applicable to a transaction are to be agreed between the Buyer and the Seller or Vendor at the time of the transaction and any terms and conditions are not determined, or governed, by BridalSouq in any way.
  • You acknowledge and agree that BridalSouq takes no responsibility for any disputes between the Buyers and the Sellers or Vendors and shall not participate or otherwise have any involvement in the resolution of any such disputes.
  • When a transaction has been agreed, the Buyer is responsible for paying the Seller or Vendor directly in person or in a time frame agreed between both the Buyer and the Seller or the Vendor. BridalSouq is not responsible or to be held liable for any late or non-payments relating to a transaction.
  • Subject to Applicable Laws, a Buyer cannot buy an Item from a Seller or Vendor and request a refund thereafter unless the Buyer and the Seller or the vendor have agreed refund terms prior to the transaction. No refunds or returns are given by or through BridalSouq.
  1. NEWS AND COMMUNICATIONS
  • Subject to the terms set forth in the Privacy Policy, BridalSouq shall have the right to send Users email messages, using the email address provided by Users at the time of registration, regarding the Services and any new proposed services, or any other relevant matters that in BridalSouq’s view may assist in enhancing Users’ experience using the Services. Such messages may include reminders, invitations, suggestions and descriptions of existing, new or future services as well as marketing and promotional content.
  • Subject to applicable laws, BridalSouq is entitled at any time to publish on the Website new short-term or long-term campaigns, proposals, competitions and games (collectively, “Promotions”), to propose new services, and to amend or supplement the terms and conditions of this Agreement accordingly. In the case of inconsistencies between this Agreement and any special terms and conditions published on the Website regarding any regulations, instructions or descriptions about any Promotions, the latter shall prevail.
  1. PRIVATE MESSAGES AND DIRECT COMMUNICATIONS
  • Users are able correspond to other Users by sending private messages or phone calls to other Users.
  • If a User sends private messages to another User, he or she must ensure that he or she is not sending: (i) messages or information of an advertising character; (ii) spam or content disseminating viruses or swarms; (iii) mass messages of any other type (e.g. when one message is sent to more than five Users or when the same message is copied and sent to the Users who have not requested such information); (iv) messages containing texts or content that are unlawful or that would otherwise contravene any applicable laws, common moral precepts or public order, or messages that would be insulting; or (v) messages that harm, attempt to harm or may harm other Users, the Website or BridalSouq’s business or reputation, or would be otherwise in conflict with this Agreement.
  • With respect to the use of calls or private messages between Users, BridalSouq strictly prohibits, and you agree not to engage in: the use of swear words; insulting other Users; incitement to crimes and offenses; discrimination, hate speech or violent language of any kind, including such language related to race, ethnic origin or nationality; false or malicious news; libel or slander or other defamatory allegations; offenses against individual privacy; the uploading of indecent materials or the use of the comments section in any matter that is inconsistent with applicable laws or such as to injure BridalSouq’s business reputation.
  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  • All content included on the Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software, is the property and copyright work of either BridalSouq, its Users, its content suppliers or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property rights and laws. The compilation of the content on the Website is the exclusive property and copyright of BridalSouq and is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property rights and laws.
  • “BridalSouq.com" and related logos, and other words and logos on the Website are either unregistered trademarks or registered trademarks of BridalSouq and are protected by international trademark and other intellectual property rights and laws. BridalSouq's trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not BridalSouq’s nor in any manner that disparages or discredits BridalSouq. All other trademarks not owned by BridalSouq that appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by BridalSouq.
  • Users undertake not to reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in the Website or any software or database connected to the Website.
  • Except with our prior written approval, we do not authorize the grant of any license or right to use any of our intellectual property rights.
  • You may view the Website and electronically copy or print hard copies or parts of the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not distribute, reproduce, sell, lease, rent, sub license, encumber, display, publish or otherwise commercialize any aspect of the Website or its content.
  1. LINKED WEBSITES
  • The Website may contain links to third party websites for your convenience only and do not indicate an endorsement by BridalSouq of those sites or the products/services offered on those sites.
  • You acknowledge that we have no control over any aspect of those third party websites, that we take no responsibility for the content or use of those sites and, that you enter linked websites at your own risk.
  1. SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
  • BridalSouq’s social media accounts are constituent parts of the Website and BridalSouq may place the same information listed on the Website on our social media accounts.
  1. INDEMNITY
  • You agree to indemnify and hold harmless BridalSouq, its affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents and sub-contractors from any claims, actions, demands, damages, losses, costs and/or consequences of any nature whatsoever including legal fees  incurred on account of alleging or resulting from your use or misuse of the Website or the Services, your breach of this Agreement, your violation of any third party’s intellectual property rights, or any disputes you may have with any other User.
  1. WARRANTIES & LIABILITIES
  • BridalSouq is providing the Website and content on an ‘as is’ basis and make no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to the Website or its contents and we disclaim all such representations and warranties. BridalSouq is not responsible to you or anybody else for any loss incurred in relation to your use of this Website. Your use of the Website is at your own risk.
  • BridalSouq makes no express or implied representations or warranties of any kind as to the operation of the Website, its contents or any information, goods or services offered on the Website, except to the extent that such obligation cannot be excluded at law. In addition, BridalSouq makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the information and related graphics published on the Website. The information contained on the Website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  All liability of BridalSouq howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • BridalSouq does not warrant that your use of the Website will be uninterrupted or free from defects and viruses or that the information provided will be current. BridalSouq is not liable to you or anyone else if your computer system is in any way damaged or affected by your use of this Website. We recommend that you install and use up to date antivirus and firewall software on your computer.
  • You hereby warrant and confirm that you have the capacity and ability to agree to this Agreement and to carry out your obligations as set out in this Agreement.
  • You warrant that any material you upload onto the Website shall not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.
  • You warrant, confirm and undertake that you will comply with all applicable laws, which you shall have the sole responsibility of familiarizing yourself with.
  • BridalSouq is not liable for any damages or losses resulting to you or a third party from:
    • the use or the inability to use the Website or the Services;
    • Items acquired through or made available on the Website;
    • any content displayed on the Website; or
    • a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
  1. CHANGE OR ALTERATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES
  • BridalSouq reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change or modify all, or any part of, this Agreement at any time without further notice.
  • Amendments to this Agreement posted on the Website will be effective immediately. You are responsible for ensuring that you are familiar with the latest terms and conditions of the Agreement. Continuing to use the Website will represent your acceptance of amendments to this Agreement.
  • BridalSouq reserves the right to alter the Website and alter or terminate the Services at any time.
  1. GENERAL
  • If any clause of this Agreement shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, such clause shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining clauses of this Agreement. This Agreement (as amended from time to time in accordance with the terms of this Agreement) sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and BridalSouq with respect to the subject matter hereof.
  • No person who is not a party to this Agreement shall have any right to enforce any term of this Agreement. If this Agreement is translated into any language other than English, whether on the Website or otherwise, the English text shall prevail.
  • As your use of the Website is conducted electronically, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically for all aspects of your use of the Website, including sending you electronic notices.
  • You agree that the fact that this Agreement is in electronic format does not affect in any way the validity of, or the ability to enforce, the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
  1. GOVERNING LAW
  • This Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the United Arab Emirates as applied in the Emirate of Dubai. This clause will survive any expiry or cancellation of this Agreement for any reason.

Date of last revision: 29/03/2018

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