There are plenty classifieds where you can sell a car or motorbike, but there are not many dedicated to racing, like racemarket.net is. We want to offer professional or amateur racers a place to sell and buy stuff they need to do what they like most.
Terms and conditions
Please read the following rules carefully before using our marketplaces.
1.1. Racemarket.net is a classified ad website dedicated to racing. Therefore, you must not post ads for "normal" cars, bikes and equipment. And no, your Clio 1.0 with racing sticker does not count as racing ad.
1.2. Your use of the Website is subject to the following Terms & Conditions of Use, which you are deemed to accept by using the Website. If you are not prepared to comply with these terms you must leave the website immediately.
The copyright and all other rights in the material on the Website are owned by Racemarket.net or are included with the permission of the owner of the rights.
You agree not to use the Website:
- - to post non-racing ads. Ads for everyday usage cars,bikes and equipment will be removed without prior notice. If an user post a removed ad on site once again, it will recieve a warning from administrators and have exactly 24 hours to remove that ad, before its account will be terminated.
- - to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Website except where expressly permitted on the Website;
- - to disseminate advertisements on the Website or use the Website for any other commercial purposes (which would include using the Website to promote or encourage the sale of your goods/services);
- - to place links on the Website where those links take users to unlawful material or material that contravenes these Terms and Conditions;
- - to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Website to any third party except where expressly permitted on the Website;
- - in such a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of any material made in accordance with these Terms and Conditions;
- - to disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
- - to disseminate any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- - to disseminate any material which is or may infringe the rights (including intellectual property rights) of any third party or be unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience or may restrict or inhibit the use of the Website by any person or which constitutes or encourages conduct that may be considered a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability in any country in the world;
- - to disseminate any material which compromises the privacy or security of anyone other than yourself;
- - to disseminate any material which does or may bring Racemarket.net or any of its brands or subsidiaries into dispute or in any way damage their reputation;
- - to disseminate any material where use of the material by Racemarket.net, or any third party licensed or permitted by Racemarket.net, will give rise to any third party claims; or
- - to post link(s) that take users to material that contravenes any of the above restrictions.
- - Normal ads do not expire until user marks item as sold (when moved to Sold category).
- - User must not edit ad and replace its content (title,description, images and other data) with new item. Example: if an user is selling Subaru Impreza, it must not edit that ad (if Impreza was sold or not) and replace Impreza with Mitsubishi gearbox, as it will be considered as sold item and removed.
- - Translations: as our team does its best to provide accurate translations in all languages, it can come to certain mistakes in translation, for which we do apologise. When placing a new ad, please avoid using abbreviations (diffs etc) and slang words as it may cause mistranslation. We have translators, not your local mechanics.
- - Once an ad is paid and posted, you are not eligible for a refund (even if ad was removed by us due to non complying with these terms).
- - Points are not exchangeable for money or refundable (remaining amount on your account).
User Generated Content
4.1. The pages of the Website where you are capable of posting content are provided for your private, non-commercial exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions and comment. Use of the Website that is inconsistent with those stated purposes is strictly prohibited. By submitting any content to the Website, you:
4.1.1. grant Racemarket.net the right to use such content and all material embodied therein for any purposes including, without limitation, to edit, copy, reproduce, translate, disclose, post and/or remove such content from the Website.
4.1.2. warrant to Racemarket.net that all such content complies with the provisions of Clause 3; and
4.1.3. acknowledge that Racemarket.net may require you to confirm the above rights and warranties and agree to do so within 7 days of any request from Racemarket.net.
4.2. Racemarket.net reserves the right (but not the obligation) at its sole discretion to refuse, review edit, move or remove any content that is posted to, or available on, the Website without the need to give any reasons for doing so. However, Racemarket.net will not review the materials that you or anyone else makes to the Website and therefore, unless we are specifically notified of the nature of any item of content, you cannot assume that Racemarket.net is aware of it. If you object to the publication of any material placed on the Website please contact Racemarket.net using the contact details shown on the »contact us« page of the Website and we will take whatever action we deem appropriate.
4.3. Racemarket.net accepts no responsibility for any statements, material or other submissions placed by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage resulting from your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
4.4. may place ads for single items actually for sale only, not to promote its services or many products at once. To promote your services we offer banner advertising.
Links from other websites
5.1. You may link to the Website but strictly only on the basis that you do not replicate the pages of the Website, and subject to the following conditions:
5.1.1. you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Website;
5.1.2. you do not in any way imply any endorsement by Racemarket.net other than with its written consent or misrepresent your relationship with Racemarket.net;
5.1.3. you do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on the Website without the express written permission of Racemarket.net;
5.1.4. you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
5.1.5. your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
6.1. All Racemarket.net trade marks (whether registered or unregistered) and graphics, logos, designs, page headers and button icons are the intellectual property rights of Racemarket.net and neither they nor any confusingly similar versions may be used by you including (but not limited to) as part of any trade marks and/or domain names without the prior written consent of Racemarket.net other than for the purpose of referring to Racemarket.net and its associated brands lawfully and in good faith (only).
7.1. To access certain parts of the Website, Racemarket.net may require you to register and provide certain information about yourself. Such registration shall be subject to specific terms of registration. Where you register you also agree to:
7.1.1. provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration form (such information being the "Registration Data"); and
7.1.2. maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it fully up to date.
7.2. Where you register on the Website, you will be allocated a user name and password. These account details must be used solely by you; sharing your user name and password with any other person or making it available to multiple users on a network is strictly prohibited. Accordingly, you agree to:
7.2.1. maintain the security of your user name and password and be fully responsible for all use of the Website made using your user name and password;
7.2.2. immediately notify Racemarket.net if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your user name and password or any other breach of security by sending an appropriately worded email to the contact details shown on the »contact us« page of the Website; and
7.2.3. ensure that you exit from your website account at the end of each session.
7.2.4. racemarket.net will never ask for your password, if you receive a request via mail or others for your password, DO NOT send it back, it's probably a scam, which we cannot control. Racemarket.net cannot and will not be liable for any losses, damages or costs arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.
8.1. Whilst Racemarket.net endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, errors, interruptions and delays may occur in the service at any time. Accordingly, the Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any warranties of any kind and we do not accept any liability arising from any interruption in availability. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for any other reasonable cause.
8.2. You acknowledge that whilst Racemarket.net endeavours to ensure that information on the Website and any related material provided to you by Racemarket.net, whether by email or otherwise (“the Racemarket.net Materials”) is accurate and complete, it is provided only for general information, is not intended to address your particular requirements and does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by Racemarket.net. You acknowledge that the information on the Website does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Racemarket.net or any of its brands and that the Racemarket.net Materials should not be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other business or personal decisions and acknowledge that professional advice should be obtained before making any such decision.
8.3. You acknowledge that some of the content may be supplied by third parties and the accuracy and completeness of it will not have been checked by Racemarket.net. No liability shall be accepted by Racemarket.net for any inaccuracy or omission in the information provided on the Website or the Racemarket.net Materials. All implied warranties are excluded from these Terms and Conditions to the extent that they may be excluded as a matter of law.
8.4. Racemarket.net will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website and the Racemarket.net Materials do not contain or promulgate any viruses or other malicious code. However, it is recommended that you should virus check all such materials and regularly check for the presence of viruses and other malicious code. Racemarket.net excludes to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws all liability in connection with any damage or loss caused by computer viruses or other malicious code originating or contracted from the Website or the Racemarket.net Materials.
8.5. Racemarket.net will not be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of the profits) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from your use or inability to use the Website or any content or from any action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using the Website or any content of it, including in respect of infringement of third party rights arising from the your use of the content. All transactions and all agreements between buyers and sellers are made entirely at their own risk, racemarket.net is not aware of these, does not control them and will not be liable for frauds, fraud claims and any other similar inconvenience that may occur between two parties as a result of use of Website or any content.
8.6. Links on the Website to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. Racemarket.net has not reviewed these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. Racemarket.net therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found on them, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk. Please note that Racemarket.net gives no warranty that links to third party sites on the Site shall be marked as such.
8.7. The Website may contain links to third party websites where you may purchase items. You acknowledge that when making a purchase from a third party website you enter into a contract with that third party at your own risk and Racemarket.net will bear no liability for that contract. Please note that third parties may operate such shopping sites with reference to the name of the Website, but that does not mean that Racemarket.net are responsible for their conduct or any contracts that you enter into with them.
8.8. The Website may from time to time contain advertising and sponsorship. Racemarket.net is not responsible for either the content of the material provided by such advertisers and sponsors or their compliance with voluntary or statutory codes or provisions. In particular, Racemarket.net can provide no warranty that it will not take advertisements or sponsorship from your competitors.
Suspension of access to the Website and User Indemnities
9.1. If, for any reason, Racemarket.net believes that you have not complied with any of these Terms & Conditions it may, at its sole discretion, suspend or cancel your access to all or some of the Website immediately and without giving you any advance notice.
9.2. Without prejudice to the provisions of Clause 10, you agree to compensate Racemarket.net in respect of any claims, losses, expenses and/or liabilities (including legal fees) which arise from your use of the Website and/or the Racemarket.net Materials (or by a third party using your user name and password) including in particular (but not limited to) any statements, contributions or other content posted on the Website.
9.3. If your ad / ads / account was suspended, you are not eligible for a refund for already paid services and remaining balance in your account.
Limitation of Racemarket.net’s Liability
10.1. Racemarket.net will not be liable to you for any loss or damage caused by Racemarket.net or its employees (more in rule 8.5)
Variation of these Terms & Conditions of Use
Racemarket.net reserves the right to vary these Terms & Conditions of Use from time to time. Such variations become effective immediately upon the posting of the varied Terms & Conditions on the Website. By continuing to use the Website you will be deemed to accept such variations. You should therefore check the Website from time to time to review the then current Terms & Conditions. These Terms & Conditions were last updated in November 2016.
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. We may use basic information such as User's name and surname as a reference of current users to promote our services.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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How we use collected information
racemarket.net may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To improve our Site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
Some advertising banners may be from affiliate partners, when clicking on them you may be redirected to their site and they may install a cookie to your browser, which expires after one month.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on March 1st, 2017