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Terms and Conditions

Introduction

Welcome to RioStyles. By using the services on the RioStyles websites (RioStyles.com and other related websites where this agreement appears), you are agreeing to the following terms.

Before you may become a member of RioStyles, you must read and accept all of the terms and conditions in, and linked to this User Agreement and the Privacy Policy. We strongly recommend that, as you read this User Agreement, you also access and read the linked information. By accepting this User Agreement, you also agree that your use of some RioStyles-branded websites or websites we operate may be governed by separate user agreements and privacy policies. The agreement that applies on any of our domains and subdomains is always the agreement that appears in the footer of each website.

This Agreement is effective on March 1, 2009 for current users, and upon acceptance for new users.

Using RioStyles

While using RioStyles, you will not:

Post content or items in an inappropriate category or areas on our sites and services;

Violate any laws, third party rights, or our policies such as the Prohibited and Restricted Items policies;

Use our sites or services if you are not able to form legally binding contracts, are under the age of 18, or are temporarily or indefinitely suspended from our sites;

Fail to deliver payment for items purchased by you, unless the seller has materially changed the item’s description after you barter, a clear typographical error is made, or you cannot authenticate the seller’s identity’

Fail to deliver items bartered from you, unless the buyer fails to meet the posted terms, or you cannot authenticate the buyer’s identitiy;

Manipulate the price of any item or interfere with other user’s listings;

Circumvent or manipulate the billing process, or fees owned to RioStyles

Post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libelous content (including personal information);

Take ny action that may undermine the feedback or ratings systems (such as displaying, importing or exporting feedback information off of the sites or using I for purposes unrelated to RioStyles);

Transfer your RioStyles account (including feedback) and User ID to another party without our consent;

Distribute or post spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;

Distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm RioStyles or the interests or property of RioStyles users;

Copy, modify, or distribute content from the Sites and RioStyles copyrights and trademarks; or

Harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including email addresses without their consent.

PayPal for RioStyles Buyers

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With more than 78 million active accounts in 190 markets and 19 currencies around the world, we here at RioStyles recommend PayPal as the safest and quickest way to make fashion connections.

Secure transactions

  • Sellers don't see your financial information.
  • You get 100% protection for unauthorized payments sent from your account.

Pay with flexibility

  • You can use your PayPal balance, bank account, or a debit or credit card.
  • If you use a credit card, you still earn any rewards that apply to that card.
  • There's no fee when you use PayPal to make a purchase.

You save time

  • Setting up an account is fast and easy. And once you do it, you don't have to fumble with cards or enter numbers every time you pay.
  • The sooner the seller gets paid, the sooner your shipment arrives.

Sign up   for a PayPal account. It's free to sign up and super easy.
During sign up, link your bank account, debit card, or credit card to your PayPal account. Don't worry; your financial information is secure.  
Speed through checkout at your favorite online stores   without having to enter your payment details over and over again.
PayPal the recommended payment for RioStyles members.

Abusing RioStyles

Please report problems, offensive content, and policy violations to us. If you believe that your rights have been violated, please notify our customer service team and we will investigate.

Without limiting other remedies, we may limit, suspend or terminate our service and user accounts, prohibit access to our website, delay or remove hosted content, and take technical and legal steps to keep users off the sites if we think that they are creating problems, possible legal liabilities, or acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of our policies. We also reserve the right to cancel unconfirmed accounts or accounts that have been inactive for a long time.

Fees and Services

Joining RioStyles and bartering on listed items is free. We may choose to temporarily add a fee for our services for promotional events or new services, and such changes are effective when we post the temporary promotional event or new service on the sites.

Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in U.S. Dollars. You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes associated with our sites and services in a timely manner with a valid payment method. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, we may collect fees owed using other collection mechanisms. (This includes charging other payment methods on file with us, retaining collection agencies and legal counsel)

Content

When you give us content, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, trademark, publicity, and database rights you have in the content, in any media known now or in the future.

Liability

You will not hold RioStyles responsible for other users’ content, actions or inactions, or items they list. You acknowledge that we are not a traditional form of bartering/swapping. Instead, the sites are a venue to allow anyone to offer, sell and barter just about anything, at anytime from anywhere, in a variety of pricing formats and venues, such as stores, fixed price formats and barter-style formats. We are not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers. We have no control over and do not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of items advertised, the truth or accuracy of users’ content or listings, the ability of sellers to sell items, the ability of buyers to barter/swap for items or that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction.

We do not transfer legal ownership of items from the seller to the buyer, and nothing inthis agreement shall modify the governing provisions of New Jersey. We are not liable for any loss of money, goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages arising out of your use of our sites and services. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of damages, so such disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you.

Regardless of the previous paragraph, if we are found to be liable, our liability to you or to any third party is limited to the greater of (a) the total fees you paid to us in the 12 month.

Release

If you have a dispute with one or more users, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

Access and Interference

The sites contains robot exclusion headers. Much of the information on the sites is updated on a real-time basis and is proprietary or is licensed to RioStyles by our users or third parties. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the sites for any purpose without our express written permission.

Additionally, you agree that you will not:

Take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or Disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

Copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, or publicly display any content (except for Your Information) from the sites without the prior expressed written permission of RioStyles and the appropriate third party, as applicable;

Interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the sites or any activities conducted on the sites; or

Bypass our robot exclusion headers or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the sites.

Privacy

We view protection of users’ privacy as a very important community principle. We store and process your information on computers located in the United States that are protected by physical as well as technological security devices. You can access and modify the information you provide us and choose not to receive certain communications by signing-in to your account. If you object to your Information being transferred or used in this way please do not use our services.

Indemnity

You will indemnify and hold us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees), harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

No Agency

No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.

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