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Acceptance of the Terms of Use

These terms of use are entered into by and between You and Sellboard.ca (“Sellboard”).

The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, “Terms of Use”), govern your access to https://www.sellboard.ca, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through https://www.sellboard.ca (“the site”), whether as a guest or as a registered user.

Please read these Terms of Use entirely, as they affect your ability to use the site.

General

  1. These Terms and Conditions are subject to change periodically.  It is your responsibility to be aware of the changes if they may affect your continued use of the site.
  2. This site is a tool for not-for-profit agencies – it will not post content that is objectionable to commonly-held standards of community decency.  Accounts attempting to post content that we alone deem objectionable will be immediately terminated.
  3. Sellboard.ca has the right to terminate any account, at our sole discretion.
  4. External links must be to bona fide sites for bona fide not-for-profit agencies or related causes.  Links to objectionable content will be immediately removed, and the account terminated.

For Payments

  1. Sellboard provides payment clearance of donation products and services.  Donations are tracked in the Vendor’s Ledger, and cleared (sent to the Vendor) via bank transfer when the balance reaches $500.  Vendors can request transfers sooner, and pay a $10 bank transfer fee per transfer.
  2. Sellboard charges Vendors a 2.5% transaction fee on all transactions on its platform.
  3. Vendors are responsible for all taxes – either up-front, in adjustments, or if challenged at a later date by CRA or another entity.
  4. Sellboard deducts a 5% credit card transfer fee for funds transferred via PayPal, Stripe, or ApplePay.
  5. Together, these fees are summarized in the Vendor Ledger as ‘Admin

For Auction Services

  1. Sellboard provides access to the software, and does not function as an auctioneer, does not take possession of products, nor does it inspect products prior to sale.  Use of the service is ‘as is’.  The role of auctioneer is assumed by the sponsoring organization, who is responsible to secure all appropriate licensing in their jurisdiction to manage the auction.
  2. No person, entity, or corporation shall have a claim against Sellboard, its advisors, owners, shareholders, principals, contractors, or agents, for damages, or losses – which may occur from any cause whatsoever.
  3. Bidder acknowledges that he/she has read and understands these terms, and agrees to comply and be bound by them.
  4. Auctions are conducted in a manner in which the highest bidder on an item is the purchaser.  All sales are final.
  5. Reverse auctions – where bids for services are presented are generally awarded to the lowest bidder, but the auction manager generally reserves certain rights, which will be specified in the auction.
  6. Sellboard may at any time terminate any auction, withdraw or cancel any lot, or offer any lot in groups.
  7. Any dispute arising as to any bidding will be settled by Sellboard at their sole discretion, and Sellboard may offer the lot for sale again.
  8. Bidder agrees that he/she has satisfied him/herself of the quality of the merchandise or services before placing a bid.  Bidder further agrees that to repair at his/her own cost, any item purchased at an auction to a safe and satisfactory condition. Under no circumstances will refunds be provided.
  9. Bidder agrees that there are no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, statutory, or otherwise of any nature whatsoever in respect of any item offered for sale at any auction.  Each and every item sold is offered ‘as is’ – without limitation.
  10. The bidder grants to Sellboard, a security interest in the purchases, to secure payment of the purchase price.  In the event of non-payment, Sellboard may proceed to file the Bidder Registration Agreement as a financing statement to perfect the security interest granted by this Security Agreement.
  11. Some items in an auction may be subject to reserve or minimum prices.
  12. Some items require bidding fees.
  13. Purchases immediately become the responsibility of the winning bidder.  It is the responsibility of the Purchaser to assure that payment is successfully completed, and that the item is immediately insured, and stored and shipped appropriately.  Contact information for the presenting auctioner is available in the auctioner’s store.
  14. Payments under $5,000 must be made immediately via credit card or direct bank transfer. Purchases over $5,000 must be paid within 24 hours via bank transfer.
  15. Purchaser shall not be entitled to possession of any purchase until the total purchase price and appropriate taxes and fees are paid in full.
  16. Bidder, whether acting as principal, agent, officer, or director of a company – or an any capacity whatsoever – and the company represented, both jointly and severally agree: a) to indemnify and save harmless Sellboard, its clients, partners, agents, principals, owners, shareholders, and related entities from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, damages, costs, and losses of any nature, arising from the participation of Bidder in an auction or participation of Bidder in any package sold at auction on the Sellboard platform b) to be responsible for the payment of the purchase price and taxes due on all bidder’s purchases.c)
  17. Bid increments vary by item price, and range from $2.50 for items under $20 to $1,000 for items over $100,000. Bid increments are specified in each auction.
  18. Buyers premiums may be charged on some items, to a maximum of 15%. This will be specified on the auction. All payments are due upon winning the bid.
  19. Auction providers are responsible for shipping – shipping costs will be specified on the auction. Items that have not been paid will not be shipped.
  20. Auction providers/sellers agree that all sales are subject to a 15%+$50 commission.
  21. Auction providers/sellers are responsible for all shipping and tax expenses.
  22. Auction providers/sellers are responsible for fulfilling all orders promptly and as promised in the site’s store – and are responsible to adjudicate any complaints promptly and professionally.
  23. Auction providers warrant that they carry appropriate Commercial General Liability insurance to support the ongoing operation of their business, and warrant that they will hold harmless, Sellboard, its owners, management, shareholders, affiliates, and related parties from any claims.
  24. Sellboard takes no responsibility for interrupted, frozen, or otherwise blacked-out communications which may affect the outcome of an auction. Should an online auction’s results be contested, Sellboard, at its exclusive judgement, can re-list the auction, but is under no obligation to do so.
  25. The not-for-profit will issue you a separate CRA-recognized receipt for the goods or services you purchased at their online auction, based on the deemed value of the item you purchased. Note that the receipt will generally not be for the full value of your purchase, but some combination (determined by the not-for-profit) of amount paid less deemed value.
  26. Sellboard takes no responsibility for taxation issues related to expected receipts, whether received or not.

For Crowdfunding Campaigns

  1. Sellboard provides access to the software, and certain other services, and does not function as an investment broker in any capacity, does not validate claims made by the sponsoring organization, nor does it inspect or adjudicate the appropriateness of the project for which funds are being raised.  Use of the service is ‘as is’.
  2. Sellboard only authorizes crowdfunding campaigns for fundraising purposes by not-for-profit organizations, and does not deal in securities of any type.  Funds raised are donations – which are cleared in real time via credit card, and accessible via the sponsoring organization’s account in the system.
  3. Sellboard is neither an investment broker or an exempt market dealer, as it functions only as a conduit to help charities increase their fundraising potential.
  4. Sellboard does not raise funds for social enterprises.
  5. The role of fundraiser is assumed by the sponsoring organization, who is responsible to secure all appropriate licensing in their jurisdiction to execute the crowdfunding program.
  6. No person, entity, or corporation shall have a claim against Sellboard, its advisors, owners, shareholders, principals, contractors, or agents, for damages, or losses – which may occur from any cause whatsoever.

For Donations

  1. Sellboard provides the platform for not-for-profit organizations to develop and market donation products, while providing convenient payment solutions for them.  It provides temporary receipts only, to acknowledge payment.  These receipts are not issued by the not-for-profit unless they carry the registration and taxation information of the not-for-profit on them.  In most instances, the not-for-profit will provide you with an official CRA receipt for taxation purposes. If you have not received one, we suggest contacting the organization directly to request one.
  2. Sellboard takes no responsibility for taxation issues related to expected receipts, whether received or not.

The Satisfaction Guarantee

  1. If at any time you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of our service – and we have been unable to quickly repair the issue to your satisfaction, we will refund your membership fee in full.
  2. To invoke your guarantee, complete the form on this page.

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