Rules

Rules for the Fortune for Peanuts website

 

Online Store

 

1.     Only an officially designated Fortune for Peanuts Online Store Partner (Seller) is allowed to sell its products or services in the Online Store, after approval. Any User can be a Buyer in the Online Store.

 

2.     The items for sale must not be against any laws where Fortune for Peanuts conducts business, must not be offensive, deceptive or misleading, must not be immoral, obscene or offend common decency, any ethnicity, religion or faith, nor infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties. If Fortune for Peanuts determines that the item is illegal or in breach of any of the above mentioned, but not limited to, cases, Fortune for Peanuts reserves the right, without prior notice, to remove/delete the item; and may delete the Partner’s user account, including but not limited to terminating partnership.

 

3.     Misrepresentation of items for sale and false statements - A Partner must not misrepresent information and data about the item on auction, such as but not limited to: the uploaded picture(s), condition, details, specifications, its own contact information, location of the item, monetary value. Fortune for Peanuts reserves the right, without prior notice, to remove/delete the item; and may delete the Partner’s user account, including but not limited to terminating partnership.

 

4.     For Buyers, a item(s) in “View Cart” is not exclusively on hold for that certain Buyer/User, another Buyer/User can add that item to their own ‘cart’ and proceed to also buy the item(s). Therefore, an item in the ‘cart’ does not guarantee quantity or availability.

 

5.     The prices of the items on sale are fixed; and in addition must be offered at a discount price compared to the price at the partner’s own store location(s) or own website. The price of an item and payment occur in the currency shown for the product in the Online Store.

 

6.     Availability / Pick-up for Buyers – At time of pick-up, Fortune for Peanuts and the Partner store guarantees availability of the item for up to ten (10) days from the online purchase date. Items sold on the Online Store are available where the Partner/Seller location is, indicated on the confirmation email (voucher) received at the time of purchase.

 

7.     Accepted Payment Types - Items purchased through the Online Store can be paid for at the pick-up location (Partner location) in cash. Other available forms of payment, if available, are: Paypal, Fortune for Peanuts scratch cards (‘peanuts’ credit), SMS, bank card, Cash on Delivery.

 

8.     Limitations - There is no limit as to the quantity of items a Partner can place on sale at any point in time. There is no limit to the quantity of items a Buyer can purchase at any point in time. Fortune for Peanuts limits the amount of pictures and text a Partner may upload per item posted/uploaded onto our servers.

 

Online Bazaar

 

1.     Items available in the Online Bazaar are offered exclusively to private individuals (Sellers) and not to commercial or partly-commercial entities/resellers (otherwise known as Partners in the Online Store). Fortune for Peanuts reserves the right to exclude, at any time, anyone from participating if it has reason to believe the Seller (user) is such a commercial entity.

 

2.     A User can be both a Seller and a Buyer

 

3.     The items for auction must not be against any laws where Fortune for Peanuts conducts business, must not be offensive, deceptive or misleading, must not be immoral, obscene or offend common decency, any ethnicity, religion or faith, nor infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties. If Fortune for Peanuts determines that the item is illegal or in breach of any of the above mentioned, but not limited to, cases, Fortune for Peanuts reserves the right, without prior notice, to remove/delete the item; and may delete the User Account, including but not limited to terminating partnership.

 

4.     Misrepresentation of items for auction - A Seller must not misrepresent information and data about the item on auction, such as but not limited to: the uploaded picture(s), condition, details, specifications,  its own contact information, location of the item, monetary value. It is expected that the Seller is not attempting to auction an item that is not actually in his out-right ownership, full possession and available for a ‘free and clear’ purchase. Fortune for Peanuts reserves the right, without prior notice, to remove/delete the item; and may delete the User Account.

 

5.     False statements (including Ghost bidding) – A Buyer must not provide false contact information. A Buyer must not place a bid offer on an item for which he has no intention to pay for if he/she happens to win the auction, nor manipulate the auction price with the intention to deceive others regarding the demand for the item, nor engage in collusion.  Fortune for Peanuts reserves the right, without prior notice, to remove/delete the User account; and may delete the item.

 

6.     Duration of Auctions - All auctions are automatically set by the system to run for five (5) days. The Seller or Buyer cannot modify this. If no sale occurs, when an auction time is over, the auction ends and the item is automatically deleted from the live-auction list (the website).

 

7.     Return to the Live-Auction - For items that were not sold within the five (5) day auction period, the Seller may repost the item and start a new auction.

 

 

8.     The prices of the items on auction are NOT fixed; and as such, bidding amongst Buyers changes the offered price throughout the auction time. The final price of an item is the bid offer accepted by the Seller and the payment occurs in the currency shown for the product in the Online Bazaar.

 

09.  Availability / Pick-up for Buyers – At time of pick-up, Fortune for Peanuts does not guarantee availability of the item. Items sold in the Online Bazaar are available where the Seller and Buyer agree to finalize the transaction (exchange), as indicated on the confirmation email received at the time the Seller accepted the bid offer and the auction closed.

 

10.  Payment - Items purchased through the Online Bazaar can be paid for at the pick-up location as agreed with the Seller.

 

11.  Limitations - There is no limit as to the quantity of items a single Seller can place on auction at any point in time. There is no limit to the quantity of items a Buyer can purchase at any point in time. In these auctions there is no limit to the price an item can go down or up, or be sold at. To allow everyone the opportunity to place their items for sale/auction, Fortune for Peanuts limits the amount of pictures and text a Seller may upload per item posted/uploaded onto our servers.

 

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