Thank you for using CropCricket.com the one stop shop for gardeners on a budget. By using this site you are agreeing to the terms outline in this document. CropCricket.com is a gardening medium hosted by Camp Caffeine based out of Ancaster Ontario, Canada. This document is effective March 1st, 2010.
User of CropCricket.com will post ads in the appropriate categories and adhere to the folowing rules.
The following activities are prohibited on CropCricket.com
Ads that do not meet the terms of CropCricket.coms' policy will be removed from the site. In addition, users that violate the policy will be blocked from using this service. As a user of this site you are responsible to ensure that the items you buy, sell or trade are in compliance with the law.
Please note that whether or not we decide to take any action to limit or terminate the service to a user, remove the hosted content, or take technical and legal steps, we do not accept any liability for monitoring CropCricket.com, for monitoring unauthorized or unlawful content, or monitoring the actions of users.
Using CropCricket.coms posting service is free however, there may be a fee that accompanies a specialized service. For instance, if you would like your ad to be placed at the top of the category selected for a certain amount of time there is a fee associated with this service. All fees in Canada are in Canadian Dollars and all fees in the United States are in U.S. dollars. There may be fee changes as a result of new services or promotional events. If there are any fee changes we will ensure that users have an opportunity to view the changes at a designated spot on the site. Note that all fees are non-refundable and that payment for the service must be provided before the service begins. If a payments for a service is not made we maintain the right to either limit your ability to use the service or not permit you to use the service at all. For example if you purchase advertising space we have the right to pull your advertisment if payment is not provided. If your payment method fails or your account is over due, CropCricket.com will persue other collection methods. Example: For accounts that are over due by 30 days or more we will deduct the amount owed from your PayPal account balance or charge your credit card.
CropCricket.com will be full of information from our organization, yourself and thousands of other users. In order to use this site you must agree not to copy, modify or distribute any CropCricket.com material, copyrights or trademarks. By using this site you are granting us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable, sub-licensable right over the content you provided, as well as, to excersise the copyright, database, and publicity rights to the content you provided. Our organization needs these rights to host and display your content. Please notify our administrators at CropCricket.com if you feel that your rights have been violated. We will be certain to follow up and investigate the matter. At CropCricket.com we reserve the right to remove any content which violates our terms or infringes upon the rights of another party.
Content that has been posted which infringes upon the rights of third parties is not permitted and we reserve the right to remove the content posted. This includes, but is not limited to, copyright and trademark. For instance, if counterfeit items are found and posted for sale on the site we have the right to remove the content. Do not violate these terms, our policies, or the rights of any third party.
If you believe in good faith that your property rights have been infringed upon, please send an email to the administrators and we will have you fill out an infringement form, which requires you to provide details about your property rights. Only forms submitted by the primary rights holder will be accepted. Once this form is re-submitted with the required information you will be enrolled in our infringement program. We will then send you information on how to electronically submit personal property infringments in the future.
As a user of this site, you must agree to not hold us responsible for things that other users post or the actions that they do. Since the majority of the stuff provided on CropCricket.com comes from other users, we do not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided, which can incluclude, but is not limited to, the quality, safety or legality of the item offered. In addition, it is impossible for us to guarantee or secure access to our service. We are mearly the medium in which people can buy, sell or trade gardening items. To the extent that the legal system permits we expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions, express or implied, including those of quality, merchantability, merchantable quality, durability, fitness for a particular purpose and those arising by statute. CropCricket.com takes no responsibility for the loss, whether monetary (including profit), philanthropic, personal reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages resulting from the use of the website. Please note that even if you tell us or we could reasonably foresee the potential of such damages we take no responsibility. Under some jurisdictions disclaimers or warranties or exclusions of damage are not permitted therefore these disclaimers may not apply to you.
Despite the information given in the previous section, if we are found to be liable, our liability to you or any third party (whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability in tort, by statute or otherwise) is limited to the greater of (a) the total fees you paid to us in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to liability, and (b) 100 Canadian Dollars.
CropCricket.com provides opportunities for users to advertise their products or services. In order to help these groups reach the correct market we use non-identifying and aggregate information. For example, advertisers may be provided with statistical information about the number of people that visit a specific page, traffic to and from CropCricket.com, or the number of men and women that use our site. Please note that we will not disclose any information that could be used to identify individuals, like IP addresses.
CropCricket.com maintains the right to disclose personal information when responding to legal requirements or responding to posting that infringe upon anyone's rights, property, or safety. We also hold to right to share personal information with corporate affiliates or the authorities who specialize in detecting and preventing potentially illegal activities.
Advertising on this website is available to all users. Please email the administrators, using the contact icon on the homepage, for advertising prices. The fee for this service is due on the date the advertisment is posted on the website. Please note that arrangements can be made to pay on a 30 or 60 day term. If a situation arises where a payment does not meet the deadline we reserve the right to remove the advertisement from it position on CropCricket.com.
Due to the fact that there may be many people advertising on the website we may be forced to put advertising on a rotational bases. If this is the case, you will be informed of such action and you will be guarantee a specific amount of time and ad exposure (i.e. 20 time a day, 2 minutes each time).
Before advertising with CropCricket.com be sure to review the different types of items that are bought, sold, or traded. We do not guarantee that your business will sell more because it is posted on our site. In addition, be aware that we cannot control all the postings on the website at all times. If someone posts an ad that offends you to the point where you want your advertisement pulled, we will gladly do so, however we will not reimburse you for the money paid for the advertising space. Lastly, be aware that your competitors may have also purchased advertising space and that it may be running at the same time as yours.
Please note that the administrators or the website (CropCricket.com) is not apart of the transaction. We are just a medium in which you can find people that are buying, selling, or trading garden items. Therefore, we take no responsibility for issues that may arise between you and another user. For example, the following types of scenerios may arise that we will take no responsibility for:
All questions can be directed, by email, to the administrators at CropCricket.com. Please select the contact us icon on the home page and submit your question. All responses or notices that we have for you will be sent via the email address you provide or by registered mail. Please note that notices sent via registered mail are deemed received five business days after the date it was sent. In addition, we have the right to update this agreement at any time, with changes taking effect the next time you use our service or 30 days after the changes, whichever is sooner. No other changes will be effective unless it is sent in writing with the users signature and ours. Please send all questions, comments, or complaints to CropCricket.coms' administrators. Select the contact icon on the home page to connect with us.