Welcome to the Alpaca Breeders Association of New Zealand online Trading Site called AlpacaMe. The terms and conditions stated here are to enable trade between Members of the AlpacaMe Site of Alpacas and related goods & services.
Amendment of terms and conditions: The terms and conditions may occasionally be amended partly or in full. Such amendments will be effective immediately once posted on the ABANZ site. The continued use of the Alpacame site by yourself, or your representative, will be accepted as confirmation that you agree and will adhere to any amended terms and conditions. You must not use the Alpacame Site if you do not accept any amendments to the terms & conditions.
To access the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site you must register as a member, having accepted the Terms and Conditions of the site. You must be legally qualified to enter into an enforceable contract under New Zealand legislation. You must be over 18. You must be individually responsible for the accuracy of information supplied to register for membership and for any and all use of your account. You must not allow any other person to use your ABANZ AlpacaMe Site account. While the Member may buy or sell on behalf of a business, the individual registered Member is personally responsible for the account.
Any information supplied by Members, for registration, as a listing or in the form of feedback must be honest and accurate and must not be harmful to ABANZ. Information divulged or posted must not be: false, misleading or fraudulent; offensive, defamatory, malicious or inappropriate, or deemed so by ABANZ. Information must be lawful and not prohibited.
Members must not list or post information that may bring ABANZ or the AlpacaMe Site into disrepute.
ABANZ expects all parties to act politely and with respect to other Members and the wider community.
Membership may be refused, suspended, restricted or terminated by ABANZ at the discretion of ABANZ. Terms and Conditions and any amendments must be read, accepted and adhered to.
ALPACAME AUCTION / LISTING FEES
It’s always free to buy using AlpacaME, and until 30 September 2013 its FREE for you to sell. After that, our low fees will apply.
From 30 September 2013, or fees will be:
Animals, including Huacaya Alpaca,Suri Alpaca, Pet Alpaca, Huacaya Stud Alpaca and Suri Stud Alpaca:
$10.00 Listing Fee
FREE commission applies.
Alpaca Services, including Stud Male Huacaya Services and Stud Male Suri Services
$10.00 Listing Fee
FREE commission applies.
General items, including Alpaca Fleece Products
Free commission applies.
Raw Alpaca Fleece
FREE commission applies.
Our fees are subject to change without notice.
SERVICES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ABANZ AlpacaMe Site Members can buy from other registered ABANZ AlpacaMe Site Members through the site and may list and sell goods and services through the site. ABANZ does not participate in any transaction initiated through the AlpacaMe Site. The AlpacaMe site is a point of contact for Members buying and selling goods and services relevant to Alpaca breeders.
ABANZ is not an Auctioneer, the AlpacaMe Site is available to Members to buy and sell goods and services at a set price (classified advert) or through a bidding process. Any communications or transactions are between Members; ABANZ does not participate in or hold any responsibility for such interactions.
ABANZ is not responsible for the accuracy of listings or the truthfulness of descriptions of goods or services. ABANZ is not responsible for the quality, safety or legality of any goods or services listed on the AlpacaMe Site. The listing of goods or services on the AlpacaMe Site is not an endorsement of said goods & services by ABANZ.
When you, as a Member of the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site, enter into a transaction with another Member through the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site you enter a legally binding contract that you are obliged to uphold unless prohibited by NZ legislation or under the Terms and Conditions of the Trade Site.
ABANZ does not guarantee the successful completion of any transaction initiated through the Alpacame Site. You enter into any transaction or communication at your own risk, and it is your responsibility to understand your rights and legal obligations with regard to any transaction or communication initiated through the Trade Site.
By using the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site, you fully accept that ABANZ has no liability or responsibility with regard to any, and all, loss or damage, actual, specific, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential, that may occur or expect to occur as a result of your use of the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site.
By using the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site, you fully accept that ABANZ has no liability with regard to any actions, claims, proceedings (legal or otherwise), costs or damages arising from or pertaining to your use of the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site.
By using the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site, you fully accept that should any dispute arise as a result of any communication or transaction through the Trade Site you will not involve or attempt to include ABANZ in any form of resolution.
The ABANZ AlpacaMe Site is available subject to unforeseen & uncontrollable circumstances as well as for routine maintenance and updating. ABANZ is not responsible for interruptions, unavailability, reduced performance or security of service. Members use the Trade Site at their own risk.
Fees (in NZ$s) will apply as stated in the Fees section of the site. Fees may be amended permanently or temporarily by ABANZ at their discretion and will be in effect from the point of posting on the Trade Site.
SELLING GOODS & SERVICES
Listings should be accurate, honest, comprehensive and up to date. Information concerning sale terms, payment, transport or shipping arrangements and responsibilities with expected extra costs should be included. Listings that may breach terms and conditions, or considered unsuitable maybe removed at the discretion of ABANZ.
As a registered Member you are responsible for all listings on your account and you should be assured that you comply with current legislation, and satisfy yourself that you are selling goods or services within current legislation.
You must act within NZ legislation law in order to sell the goods or services you are listing (include have ownership and be allowed to enter a legal contract.) and intend to sell those goods and services through the ABANZ Alpacame Site.
Members should not sell to an address that is outside New Zealand or Australia.
All prices (classified adverts, reserves and bids) should be in NZ$s.
You should have copyright for, or permission to use, all images you use in your listing.
Information you include when listing goods and services on the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site should be pertinent to the goods and services offered for that listing.
Members must not attempt to manipulate sales, bids must be made in good faith.
When you sell goods or services that are subject to bidding, you must sell to the highest bidder above any listed reserve price. The only exceptions would be if you consistently cannot contact the highest bidder or the buyer does not make payment as agreed.
If you are selling goods or services with a fixed price (classified adverts) you can sell to any buyer at your discretion.
If a bid is successful, (above the reserve price) or a classified advert sale agreed, your contact details (email address) may be forwarded to the buyer. Extra costs for transport or shipping should be reasonable and agreed, transit arrangements should be acceptable to both parties.
If ABANZ believe that you have breached any of the terms & conditions, ABANZ reserve the right to delay or withdraw your listing, without notice, at the discretion of ABANZ.
As a seller utilising the ABANZ Alpacame Site you are allowing the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site to post your username and the price agreed at sale on the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site. Your contact details (email address) can be released to the buyer to facilitate the transaction.
BUYING OR BIDDING FOR GOODS AND/OR SERVICES
Individuals buying goods and services through the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site must be located in New Zealand or Australia.
In order to purchase goods or services through the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site you must be over 18 and legally able to enter into a legally binding contract.
When you place a bid through the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site for goods or services you must have the intention to buy the stated goods or service. Once a bid, or offer on a classified advert, is accepted you are legally bound to uphold the contract you have entered into with the buyer. You must be aware of any extra costs for transport or shipping which should be stated or estimated in the listing.
Whether you purchase by bidding or by a fixed price classified advert, you must make appropriate payment as specified by the seller. By bidding or buying through the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site you agree to complete the transaction as specified by the seller as you have entered into a legally binding contract. You should finalise financial transactions as agreed between yourself and the seller promptly.
The ABANZ AlpacaMe Site does not offer any guarantee with regard to the quality, condition or usefulness of goods or services purchased through the Trade Site. Inclusion of any listing on the AlpacaMe Site is not an endorsement from ABANZ.
As a buyer utilising the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site you are allowing the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site to post your username and the price agreed at sale on the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site. Your contact details (email address) can be released to the seller to facilitate the transaction.
You must ensure that any listing or bid you submit, and any communication or transaction you enter into through the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site is conducted within the legislation applicable. As a member it is your responsibility to ascertain and comply with the law and policies that apply to each and every communication and transaction through the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site.
Inclusion of any communication, listing or feedback posted on the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site is not endorsed by ABANZ, nor is it a guarantee that Members have complied to the legislation required by New Zealand Law.
The terms and conditions agreed to by all registered Members are subject to the laws of New Zealand.
If ABANZ transfer or sell the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site, the terms and conditions will remain relevant until updated or amended.
ABANZ graphics and logos must not be used without prior permission. While these Terms & Conditions aim to protect all parties, they may not be used against ABANZ as the author.
These Terms and Conditions are an agreement between ABANZ and those Members wishing to register with and trade through the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site.
Members should be aware of amendments and updates. As Members continue to use the ABANZ AlpacaMe Site after amendments or updates are posted, these must be to adhered to and are considered as accepted if Members continue to utilise the AlpacaMe Site.
Personal information is collected at registration, and through listings, sales and purchases. Your personal information will not be sold on to a third party. Your contact details (email address) will be made available (if requested) to successful bidders, buyers or sellers attempting to complete transactions, at the discretion of ABANZ.
Information given to ABANZ would only be released (with the discretion of ABANZ) without your consent, if required by law enforcement officers, court services, IRD or some similar government agency.
While ABANZ does not participate or influence any interaction between Members through the Alpacame Site, any comments, complaints or suggestions regarding the Site should be addressed to ABANZ.