Terms and Conditions

1. The Sneakers Zone is a Venue

The Sneakers Zone acts as a venue to allow users who comply with The Sneakers Zone policies to offer, sell and buy certain goods within a fixed-price format. The Sneakers is not directly involved in the transaction between buyers and sellers. As a result, The Sneakers Zone has no control over the quality, safety, morality or legality of any aspect of the items listed, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell items or the ability of buyers to pay for items. The Sneakers Zone does not pre-screen users or the content or information provided by users. The Sneakers Zone cannot ensure that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction. Consequently, The Sneakers Zone does not transfer legal ownership of items from the seller to the buyer. The Sneakers Zone cannot guarantee the true identity, age, and nationality of a user. The Sneakers ZOne encourages you to communicate directly with potential transaction partners through the tools available on the Site. You may also wish to consider using a third-party escrow service or services that provide additional user verification. You agree that The Sneakers Zone is a venue. The Sneakers Zone shall provide you with the “Service” which is a proprietary Internet-based Software as a Service (“SAAS”) system that facilitates the trade between sellers and buyers of product. And as such is not responsible or liable for any content, for example, data, text, information, usernames, graphics, images, photographs, profiles, audio, video, items, and links posted by you, other users, or outside parties on The Sneakers Zone. You use the The Sneakers Zone service at your own risk.

2. Membership Eligibility

Age: The Sneakers Zone services are available only to, and may only be used by, individuals who are 18 years and older who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that all registration information you submit is accurate and truthful. The Sneakers Zone may, in its sole discretion, refuse to offer access to or use of the Site to any person or entity and change its eligibility criteria at any time. This provision is void where prohibited by law and the right to access the Site is revoked in such jurisdictions. Individuals under the age of 18 must at all times use The Sneakers Zone services only in conjunction with and under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who is at least 18 years of age. In this all cases, the adult is the user and is responsible for any and all activities. Compliance: You agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content. You are responsible for all applicable taxes. In addition, you must abide by The Sneakers Zone policies as stated in the Agreement and the The Sneakers Zone policy documents listed below (if applicable to your activities on or use of the Site) as well as all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Site by The Sneakers Zone, each of which is incorporated herein by reference and each of which may be updated by The Sneakers Zone from time to time without notice to you: • The DOs & DON'Ts of The Sneakers Zone • Fees Policy • Privacy Policy • Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy • Trademark Guidelines • Direct Checkout Terms of Use • Gift Cards Terms of Use • Billing Policy • API Terms of Use In addition, some services offered through the Site may be subject to additional terms and conditions promulgated by The Sneakers Zone from time to time; your use of such services is subject to those additional terms and conditions, which are incorporated into this Agreement by this reference. Password: Keep your password secure. You are fully responsible for all activity, liability and damage resulting from your failure to maintain password confidentiality. You agree to immediately notify The Sneakers Zone of any unauthorized use of your password or any breach of security. You also agree that The Sneakers Zone cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to keep your password secure. You agree not to provide your username and password information in combination to any other party other than The Sneakers Zone without The Sneakers Zone express written permission. Account Information: You must keep your account information up-to-date and accurate at all times, including a valid email address. To sell items on The Sneakers Zone you must provide and maintain valid payment information such as valid credit card information and a valid PayPal account. Account Transfer: You may not transfer or sell your The Sneakers Zone account and User ID to another party. If you are registering as a business entity, you personally guarantee that you have the authority to bind the entity to this Agreement. Right to Refuse Service: The Sneakers Zone services are not available to temporarily or indefinitely suspended The Sneakers Zone members. The Sneakers Zone reserves the right, in The Sneakers Zone sole discretion, to cancel unconfirmed or inactive accounts. The Sneakers Zone reserves the right to refuse service to anyone, for any reason, at any time.

3. Fees and Billing

Joining and setting up a shop on The Sneakers Zone is free. The Sneakers Zone does not charge fees for listing an item for sale. We simply charge an 5% commission fee only when an item is sold. Changes to the Fees Policy and the fees for The Sneakers Zone services are effective after The Sneakers Zone provides you with at least fourteen (14) days' notice by posting the changes on the Site. However, The Sneakers Zone may choose to temporarily change the Fees Policy and the fees for The Sneakers Zone services for promotional events (for example, free listing days); such changes are effective when The Sneakers Zone posts the temporary promotional event on the Site. The Sneakers Zone may, at The Sneakers Zone sole discretion, change some or all of The Sneakers Zone services at any time. In the event The Sneakers Zone introduces a new service, the fees for that service are effective at the launch of the service. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in US Dollars (USD). In certain situations, including but not limited to a void or invalid transaction, The Sneakers Zone may issue a credit for the applicable fees to a seller's billing statement. You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes associated with using The Sneakers Zone. The Sneakers Zone will send an invoice to the seller’s email address on file detailing the amount due for the prior month’s commissions. The seller must pay the amount due in full within 15 days of the date of the invoice, or the account will be considered past due. Fees and Termination: If The Sneakers Zone terminates a listing or your account, if you close your account, or if the payment of your The Sneakers Zone fees cannot be completed for any reason, you remain obligated to pay The Sneakers Zone for all unpaid fees plus any penalties, if applicable. If the seller's account is not paid in full and becomes past due, the seller risks penalties such as the suspension of privileges and/or termination of the account and other collection mechanisms (including retaining collection agencies and legal counsel). If you have a question or wish to dispute a charge, contact The Sneakers Zone.

4. Listing and Selling

Listing Description: By listing an item on the Site you warrant that you and all aspects of the item comply with The Sneakers Zone published policies. You also warrant that you may legally sell the item. You must accurately describe your item and all terms of sale in your The Sneakers Zone shop. Your listings may only include text descriptions, graphics, pictures and other content relevant to the sale of that item. All items must be listed in an appropriate category with appropriate tags. Each listing must accurately and completely describe the item/items for sale in that listing. If the "in stock" quantity is more than one, all items in that listing must be identical. Each unique item must have its own listing. Shop Policies: All sellers are urged to outline shop policies for their The Sneakers Zone shop. These policies may include, for example, shipping, returns, payment and selling policies. Sellers must create reasonable policies in good faith and must abide by such policies. All shop policies must comply with The Sneakers Zone site-wide policies. Sellers are responsible for enforcing their own reasonable shop policies. The Sneakers Zone reserves the right to request that a seller modify a shop policy. Binding Sale: All sales are binding. The seller is obligated to ship the order or otherwise complete the transaction with the buyer in a prompt manner, unless there is an exceptional circumstance, such as: (a) the buyer fails to meet the terms of the seller's listing (such as payment method), or (b) the seller cannot authenticate the buyer's identity. The buyer is obligated to deliver appropriate payment for items purchased, unless there is an exceptional circumstance. Fee Avoidance: The price stated in each item listing description must be an accurate representation of the sale. Sellers may charge reasonable shipping and handling fees to cover the costs for packaging and mailing the items. Sellers may not charge excessive shipping fees or otherwise avoid fees. You may not alter the item's price after a sale for the purpose of avoiding The Sneakers Zone transaction fees, misrepresent the item's location, or use another user's account without permission.

5. Prohibited, Questionable and Infringing Items and Activities

You are solely responsible for your conduct and activities on and regarding to The Sneakers Zone and any and all data, text, information, usernames, graphics, images, photographs, profiles, audio, video, items, and links (together, "Content") that you submit, post, and display on The Sneakers Zone. Restricted Activities. Your Content and your use of The Sneakers Zone shall not: 1. Be false, inaccurate or misleading 2. Be fraudulent or involve the sale of illegal, counterfeit or stolen items 3. Infringe upon any third-party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual property rights or rights of publicity or privacy (see also, The Sneakers Zone Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy) 4. Contain items that have been identified by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) as hazardous to consumers and therefore subject to a recall 5. Appear to create liability for The Sneakers Zone or cause The Sneakers Zone to lose (in whole or in part) the services of The Sneakers Zone ISPs or other suppliers 6. Be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, unlawfully harassing, impersonate or intimidate any person (including The Sneakers Zone staff or other users), or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person, through for example, the use of similar email address, nicknames, or creation of false account(s) or any other method or device 7. Be obscene or contain child pornography 8. Contain or transmit any code of a destructive nature that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information 9. Host images not part of a listing 10. Modify, adapt or hack The Sneakers Zone or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with The Sneakers Zone; 11. Link directly or indirectly, reference or contain descriptions of goods or services that are prohibited under this Agreement, the Privacy Policy, or other policy documents as posted on The Sneakers Zone. Furthermore, you may not list any item on The Sneakers Zone (or consummate any transaction that was initiated using The Sneakers Zone service) that, by paying to The Sneakers Zone the commission fee, could cause The Sneakers Zone to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation, or that violates the Terms of Use.

6. Content

License: The Sneakers Zone does not claim ownership rights in your Content. You grant The Sneakers Zone a license solely to enable The Sneakers Zone to use any information or Content you supply The Sneakers Zone with, so that The Sneakers Zone is not violating any rights you might have in that Content. You grant The Sneakers Zone a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights (but no other rights) you have in the Content, in any media now known or not currently known, with respect to your Content. You agree to allow The Sneakers Zone to store or re-format your Content on The Sneakers Zone and display your Content on The Sneakers Zone in any way as The Sneakers Zone chooses. The Sneakers Zone will only use personal information in accordance with The Sneakers Zone Privacy Policy. As part of a transaction, you may obtain personal information, including email address and shipping information, from another The Sneakers Zone user. Without obtaining prior permission from the other user, this personal information shall only be used for that transaction or for The Sneakers Zone related communications. The Sneakers Zone has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any The Sneakers Zone user to your email or physical mail list. For more information, see The Sneakers Zone Privacy Policy. Re-Posting Content: By posting Content on The Sneakers Zone, it is possible for an outside website or a third party to re-post that Content. You agree to hold The Sneakers Zone harmless for any dispute concerning this use. If you choose to display your own The Sneakers Zone hosted image on another website, the image must provide a link back to its listing page on The Sneakers Zone. Idea Submissions: The Sneakers Zone considers any unsolicited suggestions, ideas, proposals or other material submitted to it by users via the Site or otherwise (other than the Content and the tangible items sold on the Site by users) (collectively, the "Material") to be non-confidential and non-proprietary, and The Sneakers Zone shall not be liable for the disclosure or use of such Material. If, at The Sneakers Zone request, any member sends Material to improve the site (for example through the Forums or to customer support), The Sneakers Zone will also consider that Material to be non-confidential and non-proprietary and The Sneakers Zone will not be liable for use or disclosure of the Material. Any communication by you to The Sneakers Zone is subject to this Agreement. You hereby grant and agree to grant The Sneakers Zone, under all of your rights in the Material, a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, sublicensable and transferable right and license to incorporate, use, publish and exploit such Material for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, including but not limited to incorporating it in the API, documentation, or any product or service, without compensation or accounting to you and without further recourse by you.

8. Meetings

Users may arrange and attend online virtual meetings or in-person meetings ("Meetings") with one or more individuals. Users are solely responsible for interactions with others. Users must comply with The Sneakers Zone policies and acknowledge and agree to comply with the laws of the city, county and country in which the Meeting occurs. Additional eligibility requirements for a particular group or Meeting may be set by the group's contact person. The Sneakers Zone is not involved with user generated groups, the groups' requirements, or the Meetings. The Sneakers Zone does not supervise or control the Meetings, user-initiated online or offline gatherings, or the interactions among and between users and other persons or companies. Users are solely responsible for interactions with others. Users understand that The Sneakers Zone does not in any way screen its users. All users agree to exercise caution and good judgment in all interactions with others, particularly if meeting offline or in person. Groups or User Fees: Some user-generated groups on The Sneakers Zone may require or request that users pay fees in order to be a member of the group, participate in a promotion, or participate in Meetings. The Sneakers Zone IS NOT INVOLVED IN THE TRANSACTIONS, THE PAYMENTS OR THEIR PROCESSING. THE PAYMENT DOES NOT GO TO The Sneakers Zone; THIS MONEY IS SEPARATE FROM ANY FEES OR CHARGES ASSESSED BY The Sneakers Zone, AND The Sneakers Zone HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE MONEY, THE USER-GENERATED GROUPS, PROMOTIONS, THE MEETINGS, OR THE LEADER OF THE GROUP IN CONNECTION WITH ITS USE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT The Sneakers Zone IS NEITHER INVOLVED NOR A PARTY IN ANY PAYMENT, TRANSACTION OR INTERACTION BETWEEN OR AMONG USER-GENERATED GROUPS, The Sneakers Zone USERS AND/OR THIRD PARTIES (together a "Third Party Transaction"), AND THAT YOU BEAR ALL RISK IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR THIRD PARTY TRANSACTIONS. Users should use common sense and be careful in deciding whether to contribute money.

9. Resolution of Disputes and Release

In the event a dispute arises between you and The Sneakers Zone, please contact The Sneakers Zone. Any dispute arising from or relating to the subject matter of this Agreement shall be finally settled by arbitration in Howard County, Maryland, using the English language in accordance with the Arbitration Rules and Procedures of Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. ("JAMS") then in effect, by one commercial arbitrator with substantial experience in resolving intellectual property and commercial contract disputes, who shall be selected from the appropriate list of JAMS arbitrators in accordance with the Arbitration Rules and Procedures of JAMS. The prevailing party in any arbitration or other proceeding arising under this Agreement shall be entitled to receive reimbursement of its reasonable expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees, expert witness fees and all other expenses) incurred in connection therewith. Judgment upon the award so rendered may be entered in a court having jurisdiction or application may be made to such court for judicial acceptance of any award and an order of enforcement, as the case may be. Notwithstanding the foregoing, each party shall have the right to institute an action in a court of proper jurisdiction for injunctive or other equitable relief pending a final decision by the arbitrator. For all purposes of this Agreement, the parties consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the United States Federal Courts or state courts located in the Southern District of Maryland. Use of the Site is not authorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of the Agreement, including without limitation, this section. You and The Sneakers Zone agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the Site (including, but not limited to, any services provided or made available therein) or this Agreement must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred. Should you have a dispute with one or more users, or an outside party, you release The Sneakers Zone (and The Sneakers Zone officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. The Sneakers Zone encourages users to report user-to-user disputes to your local law enforcement, postmaster general, or a certified mediation or arbitration entity, as applicable. The Sneakers Zone, for the benefit of users, may try to help users resolve disputes. The Sneakers Zone does so in The Sneakers Zone sole discretion, and The Sneakers Zone has no obligation to resolve disputes between users or between users and outside parties. To the extent that The Sneakers Zone attempts to resolve a dispute, The Sneakers Zone will do so in good faith based solely on The Sneakers Zone policies. The Sneakers Zone will not make judgments regarding legal issues or claims.

11. Access and Interference

The Sneakers Zone may contain robot exclusion headers which contain internal rules for software usage. Much of the information on The Sneakers Zone is updated on a real-time basis and is proprietary or is licensed to The Sneakers Zone by The Sneakers Zone users or third-parties. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access The Sneakers Zone for any purpose whatsoever, except to the extent expressly permitted by and in compliance with The Sneakers Zone API Terms of Use or otherwise without The Sneakers Zone prior express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not: 1. Take any action that imposes, or may impose, in The Sneakers Zone sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on The Sneakers Zone infrastructure 2. Copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute or publicly display any user Content (except for your Content) or other allowed uses as set out in The DOs & DON'Ts of The Sneakers Zone from the Site except to the extent expressly permitted by and in compliance with The Sneakers Zone API Terms of Use or otherwise without the prior express written permission of The Sneakers Zone and the appropriate third party, as applicable 3. Interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site 4. Bypass The Sneakers Zone robot exclusion headers or other measures The Sneakers Zone may use to prevent or restrict access to The Sneakers Zone