Welcome to www.groupnshop.com (“GroupnShop”). Thank you for stopping by.
The terms "GroupnShop"/"we"/"us"/"our" includes GroupnShop Corporation and our respective employees, agents, partners, directors and officers. GroupnShop owns and operates the GroupnShop website located at http://www.groupnshop.com ("Site") and all website related features and services including mobile applications soon to be available for download via various platforms ("Apps"), collectively referred to as the "GroupnShop Platform”.
The GroupnShop Platform is an online service for registered users ("Members") to form groups with shared interests or neighbourhoods, as well as to buy, sell, and rent goods and services.
Members are expected to read this document carefully to become familiar with the Terms to help avoid unintentionally breaking the rules, which helps build trust amongst Members and ensure that Members contribute to, and benefit from, an enjoyable and rewarding experience using the GroupnShop Platform. By accessing or using the GroupnShop Platform, Members agree to be bound by the Terms set forth below. If a Member does not wish to be bound by these Terms, they may not access or use the GroupnShop Platform.
Amendments to these Terms may be made at any time, from time to time, without prior notice.A Member’s use of the GroupnShop Platform after any amendments or updates to these Terms shall signify their acceptance of such revised terms.
Capitalized terms not defined in the body of these Terms are defined in the Definitions section.
GroupnShop is an online social networking service used by people to form groups with common interests and/or neighbourhoods. In addition, Members are able to use the Site to buy, sell and rent items to other Members of their Groups, or to the broader GroupnShop community.
Members are able to join existing Groups, or create their own Groups on GroupnShop and invite others to join.
Each Group is managed by one or more Group Administrators (“Group Admin”), who are usually the people who created the original group.
Each Group Admin sets the rules for their specific groups. However, if there is a discrepancy between any individual Group’s rules and these Terms, these Terms govern.
If at any time you are either concerned or confused about any Group’s rules or these Terms, please contact us at [email protected]. We’re happy to address your concerns.
By joining/registering with GroupnShop individuals become members of the community for buying, selling and renting stuff and exchanging free items.
The automatic currency setting on the site is in US dollars (represented by “$”). Members who wish to use a different currency can do so by hovering on the US flag in the banner, and selecting the flag for their preferred currency. Members can also go to Settings under their profile name in the banner and select and save their preferred currency there.
Members join GroupnShop through the trusted social media platform Google or through formal email account verification. We do our best to keep GroupnShop a positive environment but we cannot guarantee it. We need help from our Members, who by using the Site make the following commitments:
GroupnShop Members provide their real names and related information. We expect their help in keeping it this way. The commitments Members make to us regarding registration and account security include the following:
Members are solely responsible for any and all loss, damage and additional costs that they or any other person may incur as a result of their submission of any false, incorrect or incomplete information or any Member’s failure to update their registration information as needed.
“Buyer” means any Member who connects with one or more Sellers with the intent of purchasing Items.
“Group Administratoror Group Admin” means a Member of GroupnShop who is responsible for the management and moderation of one or more Groups.
“Item” means good(s) and/or service(s) posted for sale or for free exchange by a Seller via the GroupnShop Platform.
“Member” means any visitor to the site who joins and sets up an account on the GroupnShop Platform.
“Member Data” means any data, including Member’s content or information that Members can retrieve from or provide to GroupnShop.
“Owner” means any Member who posts or makes Rental Item(s) available for rent through the GroupnShop Platform.
“Rental Item” means good(s) and/or service(s) posted for rent by a Owner via the GroupnShop Platform.
“Renter” means any Member who connects with one or more Owners with the intent of renting Rental Items.
“Seller” means any Member who posts or makes Item(s) available for sale or for free exchange through the GroupnShop Platform.
When Members provide and post content on the GroupnShop platform, they are granting GroupnShop a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights to that content. By posting content on the GroupnShop platform Members represent and warrant that they have the necessary rights to grant the license rights granted herein.
The Rental Rate displayed on the GroupnShop Platform includes the rental fees for the goods or services reserved through the GroupnShop Platform. If a delivery service on behalf of the Renter is also offered for the corresponding goods or services, it is over and above the Rental Rate. Renters authorize the GroupnShop Platform to make reservations for the total Reservation Price, which includes the Rental Rate multiplied by the duration of the rental plus any delivery fee plus any applicable taxes.
All goods, services, information or content that violate the laws or rights of Buyers, Sellers, Owners or Renters in their jurisdiction are not permitted on GroupnShop. Click here to review the list of items and content that are prohibited by GroupnShop.
Members are also responsible for checking the Code of Conduct for Groups that they belong to to ensure that any and all items they post, buy or rent as well as content they provide is in accordance with the respective Group’s Code of Conduct.
GroupnShop owns and operates the GroupnShop website located at http://www.groupnshop.com ("Site") and all website related features and services including mobile applications soon to be available for download via various platforms ("Apps"), collectively referred to as the "GroupnShop Platform”.
Members acknowledge that by using the GroupnShop Platform, they might be exposed to materials that they consider offensive, indecent or objectionable. If Members see any offensive or otherwise objectionable content on the GroupnShop Platform (eg. offers for sale or requests to purchase) please inform us. GroupnShop reserves the right, but not the obligation to regulate content on the GroupnShop Platform. GroupnShop has the right in its sole discretion to limit, modify, suspend, discontinue or remove any content. However, under no circumstances will GroupnShop and its representatives be liable for any losses, damages or harm resulting from such action or inaction.
Use of GroupnShop for buying, selling, renting or giving away Items for free, is free. This includes creating an account and joining and participating in groups and the broader community.
With respect to buying and selling, transactions are negotiated directly between Buyers and Sellers. Sellers commit to selling Items at the price agreed upon with a particular Buyer.
The rules for renting Rental Items are outlined in the Rules for Renting section above. The Fees for renting Rental Items, damage deposits and delivery and pick-up services (as an option for the Renter) are set by the Owner of the Rental Item(s) for rent, not by GroupnShop.
The entire contents of the GroupnShop Platform is protected under the copyright laws of Canada and other countries. The owners of the copyrights and trademarks are GroupnShop, its affiliates or other third party licensors. Nothing on this website shall be construed as conferring any licence of any intellectual property rights. Visitors and Members agree not to copy, modify, or distribute GroupnShop Platform content or services, our copyrights or trademarks.
GroupnShop does not permit Members posting content that infringes on the rights of third parties, including but not limited to, copyright and trademark. We reserve the right to remove photos or content if properly notified that such content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights.
Owners of intellectual property rights or their agents who believe that any content on the site infringes on their copyright, may submit notification by providing the GroupnShop copyright agent ([email protected]) with the following information in writing:
When buying and selling Members agree to using the process for resolving disputes between Buyers and Sellers as outlined in the Rules for Buying and Selling section, Item 6.
When renting, Members agree to using the process for resolving disputes between Owners and Renters as outlined in the Rules for Renting section, Item 11.
Members agree that any cause of action that they may have related to this Site or their use of the GroupnShop Platform must commence within twelve (12) months after the accrual of such action. Commencement of action after that time period is permanently barred.
The GroupnShop Platform is provided “as is” and “as available”. GroupnShop cannot and does not guarantee continuous or secure access to the GroupnShop Platform. Notification and alert functionality may not occur in real time. That functionality is subject to delays beyond the control of GroupnShop, including without limitation, delays or latency due to Members’ physical location, internet service provider or their wireless data service provider’s network.
Members agree not to hold GroupnShop responsible for things other Members post or do. GroupnShop does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of any postings or user communications or the quality, safety, suitability or legality of items or services posted. Therefore, to the extent permitted, legally, GroupnShop expressly disclaims all warranties, conditions and representations, implied or expressed, including those of merchantability, quality, merchantable quality, durability, suitability for a particular purpose and those arising by statute.
GroupnShop is not liable for any loss, whether goodwill, reputation, money (including profit), or any special, indirect or consequential damages arising out of a Member's use of the GroupnShop Platform. This applies even if a Member advises GroupnShop or GroupnShop could reasonably foresee the possibility of any such damage.
Despite the statements in this section, if GroupnShop is found liable, GroupnShop’s liability to Members or any third party is limited to one hundred (100) Canadian dollars.
Members indemnify and hold harmless GroupnShop and its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, agents and employees (each an “Indemnified Party”) from any claim made by any third party, together with any amounts payable to the third party whether in settlement or as awarded otherwise, and legal costs incurred, that arise from or relate to a Member’s use of the GroupnShop Platform, any alleged violation by a Member of the terms that apply, and any alleged violation by a Member of any law or regulation that applies. GroupnShop reserves the right to assume control and exclusive defense of any matter subject to indemnification by any Member, but in so doing will not excuse the Member’s indemnity obligation as per this paragraph.
A Member may terminate their account and/or stop using the GroupnShop Platform at any time.
Links to third parties' websites are provided on this website. These sites are not under the authority of GroupnShop and we are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The information contained in linked websites is not guaranteed as to accuracy or timeliness by us and is provided for convenience only. The inclusion of any such link does not imply recommendation, approval or endorsement by GroupnShop, nor does it imply that the linked site recommends, approves of, or endorses our Site.
This Site is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The GroupnShop Platform shall not be used where, and to the extent, such use is prohibited by law. All offers in this Site are void where prohibited. If visitors access this website, they do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of their jurisdiction.
By visiting GroupnShop Platform, Members agree that these Terms are governed by the laws of the province of Alberta, and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to conflicts of laws principles, and notwithstanding any Member’s domicile, residence or physical location. Each of the parties to this agreement irrevocably attorns to the jurisdiction of the courts in the province of Alberta.
These terms and conditions constitute the full and complete agreement between the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter hereof. Amendments to these Terms may be made at any time, from time to time, without prior notice.