RecycleConnect, (“RecycleConnect”, “company,” “we”, “us” or “our”) requires that all visitors and users (“you,” or “user”) of the Site adhere to the following terms and conditions of use and associated linked and referenced terms and policies (the “Terms”). By accessing the Site and any of its pages, you indicate that you have read, understood and accepted these Terms without limitation or qualification. We may revise the Terms at any time by updating this posting, so you should review the Terms each time you use the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any change in these Terms constitutes your agreement to be bound by such changes. RecycleConnect may terminate, suspend, change or restrict access to this Site, or any part of it, without notice or liability.
These Terms are effective April 01, 2011.A. RecycleConnect is Only a Venue.
The Site acts as a venue which allows users to offer, sell, bid, purchase or receive legally-allowable materials (“materials”) at any time, from anywhere, in a variety of price formats. This Site is a venue for owners and providers (“sellers”) of materials and purchasers, potential purchasers, bidders, or receivers (“buyers”) of such materials to exchange Information and to facilitate an electronic marketplace for such materials. We do not review user listings for accuracy, we never possess the items or materials offered through the Site and we are not involved in transactions between users. As a result, we have no control over the quality, safety or legality of the items listed, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of users to sell items or the ability of users to pay for items. Do not assume that the offer, sale, purchase, export or import of any item is valid and legal simply because it is listed on the Site. We are not responsible for ensuring that users actually complete a transaction. You accept sole responsibility for the legality of your actions under laws applying to you.B. Eligibility, Compliance and Participation.
By using this Site, you represent that you are eighteen (18) years of age or older, and authorized and able to form a legally binding contract with regard to the materials listed or offered on the Site. By using this Site you assume full legal responsibility for the content (“content”) and materials listed or offered, as well as any communications you make in connection therewith. By submitting any content and information through use of this Site, including but not limited to registration, bidding, or listing, the user represents and warrants that all such content and information is true and accurate and in compliance with all applicable South African and international laws. RecycleConnect is not responsible for the determination of what may constitute hazardous waste or create a hazardous situation. It is the legal responsibility for each user to determine if a listed material is hazardous waste or hazardous material. RecycleConnect will not make judgments with respect to any legal requirements, including but not limited to the storage, transportation, treatment, or disposal of what may be defined as hazardous substance. Hazardous wastes must be managed in accordance with all relevant waste regulations and laws. If you are not already familiar with how your byproducts or materials are categorized, we recommend reviewing the National Environmental Management Act. RecycleConnect may refuse the use of the Site to anyone or any entity at any time, in its sole discretion.C. Fees and Listing Terms.
Sellers agree to the following fees and terms:
1. There are no costs or fees to post a listing to the Site.
2. The Seller reserves the right to accept, reject, or ignore any bid and is not obligated to sell any materials listed.
3. Upon a Connection or transaction being completed for listings of material that are diverted from a landfill and given to a buyer at no cost , RecycleConnect shall receive the greater of a fee of R200 per ton for a period of no more than one (1) year and R100 per ton thereafter or a R2000 minimum fee. RecycleConnect’s fee shall be payable within fifteen (15) days from the date of the connection or transaction and RecycleConnect will invoice the Seller for each transactions fees in advance.
5. All fees are non-refundable.
No Price Manipulation. You may not manipulate the price of listed materials by any means, including but not limited to using secondary accounts, colluding with third parties or bidding on your own materials. You may not use an alias to place bids on any material you are selling, either directly or indirectly, for any reason. If you fail to comply with this restriction, in addition to any other rights or remedies RecycleConnect may have, RecycleConnect may withdraw the material from the Site and you will be barred from future use of the Site. With regard to current or past listings, users may not, under any circumstances, avoid or attempt to avoid any fees or potential fees owed to RecycleConnect, by circumventing use of this Site to complete a transaction. This would include, for example, attempting to contact a buyer or seller outside of this Site to complete, consummate, or finalize a transaction. Subject to these restrictions and in limited circumstances, users may agree to provide necessary contact information to each other through this Site in order to provide a sample of the listed materials prior to the seller’s acceptance of a bid.