Terms & Conditions

Legal Information about The Fair Tribe:

The Fair Tribe is registered in the Netherlands at Noorderhavenkade 161A2, 3039RS Rotterdam as an Eenmanszaak. Our KVK-Number is: 76938654. Our VAT-Registration-Number is: NL003132758B47.

1. INTRODUCTION

Please read the following Terms & Conditions carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing/visiting/exploring/using our site as a marketplace that allows users to buy and sell products, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions, including any additional or external policies available by hyperlink. These Terms apply to all users of the site without limitation, including users who are browsers, buyers, vendors, and distributors of content. If you do not agree to all the terms & conditions, you shall be denied access to the website, any of its contents, and may not use any of the services provided.

This website is operated by and the property of The Fair Tribe. All contents, not related to the products listed for sale, which include digital images, written content, audio and visual multimedia, original statistical data, designs, logos and any other material, in any format, published on The Fair Tribe, along with the stylistic and substantive features of the website which include the pages, drop-down menus, designs, layouts, navigation tools, website infrastructure, user interface, and any other elements that constitute in part or in whole the website have their proprietary rights exclusively attached to and owned by The Fair Tribe. All reproduction, alteration, duplication, unlinked or unauthorised distribution, and any other inappropriate use of the contents of this website is strictly prohibited.

The services available on this website to you, the user, are strictly conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms outlined here. Any subsequent modifications, alterations, or revisions made by The Fair Tribe to this website shall also be subject to the Terms & Conditions. The Fair Tribe also reserves the right to revise, update, change, or replace any part of these Terms. You can examine and review the most updated version of the Terms & Conditions at any time on this page. It is your responsibility to monitor this page for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

2 GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

2.1 Use Of Content

The Fair Tribe allows you to use, repost, republish, cite, or reference any images, blogposts, or original social media content that can be found on the website on the strict condition that you provide a link that leads back to The Fair Tribe and its website.

You must not use any of the original content in a way that causes confusion or misrepresents The Fair Tribe’s sole intellectual and proprietary ownership of that content. You may also not use The Fair Tribe’s logo or any of the vendor brand logos available on the website without express authorization from the relevant party, nor must you make any misrepresentations on behalf of The Fair Tribe or vendor brands and products available on the website.

You may not use any of our content in a way that is used to promote or endorse unauthorized activities that are prohibited in accordance with laws present in the jurisdiction of incorporation or laws in the jurisdiction of the user. Should content be used in such a manner, the user is fully liable for all the resulting consequences and would also be barred from using our services and content indefinitely.

2.2 Accuracy Of Content

The Fair Tribe is not responsible for nor does it guarantee that the information made available on the website, including blogposts, original images, or social media content is accurate. The content on this website represents The Fair Tribe’s original and personal ideology and the owner’s opinions. It should not be relied upon as being objectively factual. Any reliance on the material on this site or agreement to the owner’s opinions is a result of your own choosing. The Fair Tribe also does not take ownership or guarantee the accuracy of the content published by vendors on the website.

2.3 Accuracy Of Product Information

The Fair Tribe is not responsible for and has no direct authority over the information concerning the products listed by vendors. While The Fair Tribe conducts an adequate review to ensure that the products meet a certain criteria established, it does not guarantee the existence, accuracy, quality, claims of certifications, reviews, prices, delivery times, legality, or safety of the products advertised on the website, and shall not be liable for any damage or harm caused as a result of any inaccuracy.

2.4 Third-Party Links

The website may contain services, content, information, and data from third-parties, including third-party websites of the vendors advertising their products. Such links on The Fair Tribe website may redirect you to third-party websites that are not, directly or otherwise, associated with us in that we exert no control over their content and services.

The Fair Tribe is not responsible for reviewing the content, services, products, or any information on third-party websites, and will not be liable for any harm or damage caused. Third-party websites may have their own terms and conditions of which The Fair Tribe is not a party to. Accepting third-party terms and conditions should be done so at your own risk.

2.5 Limitation Of Liability

The user shall agree that the Fair Tribe cannot be held responsible or liable for any damage or harm caused by the products available on this website. Any claims that arise in relation to the products purchased through our website, including damage caused by shipping delays or cancellations, must be directly brought against the vendor from whom the product has been purchased, and not against The Fair Tribe.

The Fair Tribe does not guarantee the uninterrupted, unrestricted, or invulnerable, availability of our service. We shall not be held liable for any loss incurred as a result of your inability to use our service. The Fair Tribe shall, strictly and without limitation, not be held liable for injury, loss, damage, or harm caused by (a) the use of our services; (b) the products available for purchase on our website; (c) the disruption, delay, or cancellation of the shipping of products; (d) any discrepancy in the price of products indicated on the website and the price of products actually demanded; (e) any actual or incidental tax levied on shipping the products or the products itself; (f) the illegality of products in the jurisdiction the vendor is selling the product or the jurisdiction the consumer is buying the product; (g) the interruption of availability of our service; (h) the transmission of malware from third-party links; or (i) by any other way that may give rise to a claim related to your use of our service or the purchase or procurement of products through The Fair Tribe.

2.6 Transmission Of Viruses And Malware

The Fair Tribe does not allow you to use the website, content, or material purchased through the website for any unlawful purposes or to facilitate any unlawful acts. You are also strictly prohibited from transmitting or uploading viruses, malware, or any other type or form of malicious code that may damage, destroy, destruct, or render incapable the original functionality of the website or third-party websites available on the website.

You are also strictly prohibited from uploading viruses, malware, or any other type or form of malicious code that allows you to collect or covertly track the data or information of other users, including private financial and personal information. You are also prohibited from all forms of interference that may allow you to gain access to or circumvent the security features of this website’s, a third-party website’s, or another user’s private and protected digital environment. We reserve the absolute right to terminate your use of our services for violating these express prescriptions and maintain our right to bring a legal claim against you for any violation of these prohibitions.

2.7 Privacy And Cookie Policy

For our Privacy and Cookie Policy, please see the separate section regarding the Privacy and Cookie Policy available via our footer menu. The Fair Tribe only collects and uses data and user information for business development purposes and only shares the information with vendors available on our marketplace.

2.8 Severability

Should any provision of this document or any specific clause within a provision in this document be deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable, such a provision or clause shall nevertheless be enforceable to the fullest extent as permitted by applicable law. The unenforceable provision or clause within a provision shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms and Conditions without affecting the legality, validity, or enforceability of any of the other remaining provisions.

2.9 Governing Law

These Terms & Conditions shall be construed and governed by the laws of The Netherlands, and any legal claims arising from a violation of these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to settlement in the jurisdiction of The Netherlands.

2.10 Modification Of Terms And Conditions

You can review and appraise the most updated version of the Terms and Conditions at any time. The Fair Tribe reserves the right, at its own discretion, to modify, update, replace, or remove in part or in whole any provision of the Terms and Conditions. It is your sole responsibility to check our website regularly for any changes in which you will maintain your right to opt not to continue using our service. Your continued use of or access to our website and services following any changes to these Terms and Conditions, however, shall constitute an acceptance of those changes.

3 TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR BUYERS

3.1 Sale Of Goods

The Fair Tribe follows a marketplace model of enterprise, therefore, the contract of sale of goods is directly between the buyer and the vendor with The Fair Tribe acting solely as a platform to identify prospective products of interest and not as the vendor itself. Any matters or concerns relating to the contract of sale of goods, the products purchased, the quality of the products, or the disruption, delay, return, or cancellation of products must be addressed to the vendor directly and not The Fair Tribe. The Fair Tribe does not have any responsibilities and obligations under any contract that may be formed between the vendor and the buyer and is not a party to the contract of sale of goods.

3.2 Shipping And Return Policy

The vendors available on our website are based across different countries all over Europe. If you purchase separate orders from separate vendors, you shall not receive all the orders at the same time. Since each vendor on The Fair Tribe has their own individual shipping and return policy with their own individual shipping times and expected times of delivery. Customers are always entitled to return purchased items within 14 days of placing an order.

The Fair Tribe is not in any way responsible for shipping, delivery, or return of products. To access each vendor’s separate terms concerning shipping and return, please visit each individual vendor’s website to see the policies in detail.

3.3 Taxation Policy

Since the products will be shipped across all European countries, buyers shall be required to pay “Value-Added Tax” or “VAT”. For countries that are in Europe but not part of the “European Union” or “EU”, buyers may be required to pay additional local taxes and charges. The buyer is solely responsible for the payment of all taxes including VAT, customs taxes, and local taxes wherever applicable. The Fair Tribe shall not be responsible for any unforeseen or additional charges as a result of taxes that are not accounted for on our website.

3.4 Availability Of Products

The Fair Tribe provides its platform as a marketplace for vendors across Europe and does not have ownership of, control over, or access to the products being advertised on the website directly. As a consequence, it is possible that the product shown on the website may not be available for purchase or that it may be available for purchase in limited countries. You must contact the vendor directly in case the product you wish to purchase is not available. It is the sole responsibility of the vendors to ensure that they provide accurate product listings, and deal with the resulting consequences in case they do not.

3.5 Cancellation Of Orders

For any cancellation of orders, please review the vendor’s cancellation policy. Additionally, you must contact the vendor directly if you wish to cancel an order. The Fair Tribe does not facilitate this correspondence.

3.6 Limitation Of Liability

While The Fair Tribe makes sure that the vendors meet a basic quality criteria, we are in no way responsible for the product offered to the buyer. We do not review individual products and shall not be responsible for any damage in the product itself, or for any damage, injury, or harm caused by the product. We do not guarantee the existence, accuracy, quality, claims of certifications, reviews, prices, delivery times, legality, or safety of the products advertised on the website, and shall not be liable for any damage or harm caused as a result of any inaccuracy. The Fair Tribe cannot be held liable for any obligations under the contract that is formed between the vendor and the buyer concerning the purchase of any products.

3.7 Payment Of Goods

All purchases made via our website are processed with the Paypal Adaptive Payment system. Any PayPal fees arising are to be paid by the customer.

4 TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR VENDORS

4.1 Delivery Of Goods

It is the sole responsibility of the vendor to handle purchase requests and delivery orders. The vendor must ensure that they ship the purchased product in a manner that is timely and reasonable.

Any delay in the delivery of goods for reasons known or unforeseen is the responsibility of the vendor and must be dealt in accordance with their individual shipping and delivery policies.

Correspondence concerning issuing, tracking, confirming, returning, or cancelling the delivery of goods shall take place directly between the vendor and the buyer.

4.2 Accuracy Of Product Availability

The Fair Tribe provides its platform as a marketplace for vendors across Europe and does not have ownership of, control over, or access to the products being advertised on the website directly. As a consequence, it is possible that the product shown on the website may not be available for purchase or that it may be available for purchase in limited countries.

It is the sole responsibility of the vendors to provide accurate product listings via the vendor panel on our website. This includes ensuring that the product listing is updated in the event that the product is out of stock, out of production, available for a specified time period, or available for limited regions or countries only. The Fair Tribe shall not be held liable for any inaccuracy concerning product availability.

4.3 Accuracy Of Product Information

Vendors must agree to provide accurate information about the products being advertised on the website including its claims of quality, claims of certifications, reviews, prices, legality, and safety. Any gross inaccuracy or misrepresentation may result in the termination of your access to use our services.

4.4 Cancellation Of Orders

For any cancellation of orders, the vendor must correspond with the buyer directly. The Fair Tribe does not facilitate this correspondence.

4.5 Limitation Of Liability

The Fair Tribe shall not be liable if for any reason your services are unavailable and cause damage to the buyer. Any claims that arise in relation to the products purchased through The Fair Tribe including claims of injury, loss, damage, damage caused by shipping delays or cancellations, and harm will be brought directly against the vendor from whom the product has been purchased, and not against The Fair Tribe. The Fair Tribe shall not be held liable by the vendor for a buyer’s non-performance of contract as any obligations under the contract of sale of goods is solely between the vendor and the buyer. The Fair Tribe shall also not be held responsible for any use of the product by the buyer that is unlawful or that facilitates any unlawful acts.

4.6 Termination Of Access

Vendors must agree to provide accurate, comprehensive, and transparent information about the process of product production and ensure that the process complies with fair trade regulations. The Fair Tribe upon its sole determination can decide to terminate the vendor’s access to its service in case it deems that a vendor is complicit in unlawful activity; selling illegal products; promoting the use of its products for unlawful purposes; providing false information about the products; infringing proprietary and intellectual property rights; intimidating or discriminating based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; collecting and tracking the personal information of others without their knowledge or consent; or any other way that does not comply with The Fair Tribe’s community standards. The Fair Tribe will not be liable for any damage or harm caused to the vendor resulting from your non-compliance with our standards.

If you have any questions regarding our Terms and Conditions, please contact us via hello@thefairtribe.eu.