Welcome to www.TradeAllyInt.com (the “Site”) which is owned and operated by Trade Ally International, LLC and its affiliates. Together, the “Site” and Trade Ally International, LLC are referred to as any one of the following: “TradeAllyInt.com”, “Company”, “Us”. The Site is provided to any person who accesses the Website (referred to as “user”, or “you” or “your”) subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”). The Terms and Conditions contained within this Agreement constitute the entire legally binding agreement and understanding between TradeAllyInt.com and the User.
For the consideration of this Terms and Conditions Agreement, a User is any person who accesses the Site for whatever purpose, regardless of whether such User has registered with TradeAllyInt.com or not. A User is considered as a Member after completion of the registration process. A User includes the person and any legal entity which may be represented by such person under actual or apparent authority using this Site.
By accessing or using this website, all users agree, without limitation or qualification, to be legally bound by and to comply with the Terms and Conditions contained herein. Because the Terms and Conditions contain legal obligations, please read them carefully before using TradeAllyInt.com. If you do not accept all of the Terms and Conditions Agreement, please do not use this Site.
Changes to these Terms and Conditions
TradeAllyInt.com reserves all rights to make changes to these Terms and Conditions anytime without prior notice. The changes are effective as soon as they are posted on the website and your continued use of the Site constitutes an agreement that the User has read all of these Terms and Conditions, and acceptance that the User will respect them in their entirety and its amendments.
Conditions and Restrictions on Usage
Use of this Site and its products and services is subject to compliance with these Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge and agree that TradeAllyInt.com may terminate your access to the Site or usage of any of the features, products and services provided by TradeAllyInt.com, should you fail to comply with the Terms and Conditions. Any such termination shall be the sole discretion of TradeAllyInt.com and may occur without prior notice or any notice.
TradeAllyInt.com further reserves the right to terminate any User’s access to the Site or to any of the products and services provided, for any conduct that in its sole discretion TradeAllyInt.com believes to be inappropriate of its Users, may be directly or indirectly harmful to other Users, to TradeAllyInt.com or to other third parties or for any conduct that violates any local or international laws or regulations.
Access to the Site and access/usage of certain features of the Site are provided to all Users free of charge. But access or usage of certain other features, products and services of the Site are provided to members only. TradeAllyInt.com reserves the right to limit, deny or create different access to the Site and its features with respect to different User types, without any or prior notice. TradeAllyInt.com also reserves the right, without prior notice or any notice, to change any features, products and services or introduce new features, products and services to this Site.
TradeAllyInt.com reserves the right to deny any User access to the Site or the right to deny any User to be accepted as a “Member” for whatever reason in order to protect the interests of TradeAllyInt.com.
User, by accepting these Terms and Conditions, acknowledges that in no event shall TradeAllyInt.com be liable to the User or any third parties for any inability to use the Site, whether due to disruption, limited access, changes to or termination of any features on the Site or otherwise, and for any delays, errors or omissions with respect to any communications or transmission, or any damage arising from the use of the Site. TradeAllyInt.com cannot be held responsible also for the inability of the User to use the Site or any of its features.
Copyrights and Licenses
All the Site contents, such as all the information at TradeAllyInt.com including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, and images belong to TradeAllyInt.com and are expressly managed by TradeAllyInt.com. The compilation and the design of the Site contents and the contents on the Site are the sole property of TradeAllyInt.com and are protected by Copyright and Trademark Laws.
This site or any portion of this site cannot be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without written consent by TradeAllyInt.com. The User, by accepting these Terms and Conditions, agrees and acknowledges that it will not copy, reproduce or download any information, text, images, video clips, directories, files, databases or listings available on the Site, for the purpose of re-selling or re-distributing the Site content, mass mailing, or otherwise commercially exploiting the Site content without written permission from TradeAllyInt.com.
By the User’s acceptance of the Terms and Conditions, User also grants to TradeAllyInt.com all the rights to use the User’s name or company information in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with any or all the advertising, marketing and promotional materials related thereto.
Usage of the Site
Through the Site, TradeAllyInt.com provides an electronic web-based platform for exchanging information between buyers and sellers of goods. TradeAllyInt.com, the Site, acts as a venue for users to offer and search for products in order to conduct trade. TradeAllyInt.com will facilitate in the actual transaction between trading parties. We also provide many additional services to our members such as access to international lawyers and accountants, a secure and reputable third party escrow service to enable secure transfer of payment from buyer to supplier, the ability to request suppliers for samples which are often free, shipment tracking service on over 300 international shipping companies, a dispute resolution service which helps resolve trade disputes between buyers and suppliers and a high quality customer support service.
Users are solely responsible for all of the transactions conducted on, through or as a result of use of the Site, including, without limitation, terms regarding payment, returns, warranties, shipping, insurance, fees, taxes, licenses, fines, handling, transportation and storage. If any user has a dispute with any party to a transaction, the User releases and agrees to indemnify TradeAllyInt.com from all claims, costs, expenses, demands and damages, actual and consequential, of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
User, hereby, agrees and acknowledges that there may be risks of dealing with people acting under false pretenses. Although TradeAllyInt.com does its utmost to verify each buyer and supplier to the best of its ability, however as the user verification on the Internet is difficult, TradeAllyInt.com is not responsible for the quality, safety, availability or legality of the provider’s items in trades, the truth or accuracy of the items and their information, and the ability of traders to fulfill their obligations in any trade agreement. One important measure that TradeAllyInt.com sometimes takes to protect the identity of its members is to black out the contact information of both parties in the Commercial Invoice until the buyer’s funds have been secured in escrow.
Registration and Membership
The User will be required to register on the Site to access most of the products and services. A User must fill out a registration form to become a “Member” of TradeAllyInt.com. This form contains information about the users and their company (if any) such as name, address, contact information, details of business, etc. By registering at the Site, you agree that you have provided true, accurate, valid and complete information about yourself and the company which you represent and you also agree that you will promptly update the member information to keep it true, accurate, valid, and complete when changes occur.
By filling out registration forms, each user is assigned a unique login ID and a password which the member chooses for logging into their account. Members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the login ID and password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under that login ID or password. Members must ensure that they exit (log out) from their account at the end of each session. TradeAllyInt.com cannot be and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the failure to comply with these requirements. Members may edit their log in information directly on the Site. They can update or alter their personally identifiable information and company information any time via the member’s dashboard, however any changes made first gets sent to us for approval.
Members will be given an online messaging platform in order to communicate with other Users to make inquiries about products and discuss trade terms in order to finalize them. This platform can only be used to offer or get details about the products showcased by the members including its general and technical specifications, pricing, terms of payment and shipping, packaging details, lead time and delivery dates. However, the members shall not use the platform for sending junk messages, chain letters or spamming or the transmission of any unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, indecent, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind. Also, they must not give out their contact information to other members. These details include, but are not limited to, telephone numbers, fax numbers, website, email address, company or residential address, and Skype or any other chatting ID. Any attempt to provide contact information may result in the suspension or termination of the User’s account. TradeAllyInt.com may, at its own discretion, reveal the relevant contact information to the parties involved in the trade after the trade has been finalized and all payments made in escrow. This will be done only to facilitate the successful delivery of the shipment by the supplier and successful acceptance of the shipment by the buyer. Some ways that such information may be revealed are, but not limited to, Commercial Invoice, Bill of Lading/Airway Bill, Certificate of Origin, Postage Labels etc.
Users must be aware that messages or information sent by other Users through any communication systems provided by the Site cannot be modified by Us and so User acknowledges that TradeAllyInt.com cannot be held responsible or liable for the content of these messages and information. The message sender shall be responsible for the content of all the messages communicated, as well as the consequences of any such message.
If the User provides or attempts to give any information that is untrue, inaccurate, invalid or not allowed to be shared with other users via this Site or through any other means, TradeAllyInt.com has the right and authority to suspend or terminate User’s registration and refuse any or all use of TradeAllyInt.com and its features, products and services. If you have registered for TradeAllyInt.com on behalf of a business entity that you represent, you must reveal that you have the authority to bind such entity or company to our Terms and Conditions and the address you use is the principal place of business for the business entity. All information given through registration becomes the exclusive property of TradeAllyInt.com. By becoming a Member, you consent to the inclusion of your personal data in TradeAllyInt.com’s database and authorize TradeAllyInt.com to share such information with other Users and Members. TradeAllyInt.com reserves the right to use and reuse all registration and other personally identifiable user information. User acknowledges that TradeAllyInt.com has the authority to refuse registration and deny the issuance of login ID and Password to any User for any reason at the sole discretion of TradeAllyInt.com.
As far as membership renewal is concerned, membership will be automatically renewed on a monthly or annual basis (depending on the type of membership) unless the member opts to cancel their membership. Once a member opts to cancel their membership, it might take Us about 3 business days (often sooner) to completely remove the member’s company profile page from our website and ensure that they are taken out of our automatic billing list. Therefore, members must ensure that they cancel their membership at least 3 business days before the next billing date.
Dealing with Third Parties
TradeAllyInt.com may also provide external links to other websites that may facilitate Users in the trading process including, but not limited to, access to payments through escrow.com and PayPal. These links are for your convenience only and TradeAllyInt.com does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at such sites or endorse the viewpoints expressed at such sites even when they are accessed through a link from TradeAllyInt.com. You are cautioned to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of these third parties before using their websites. You acknowledge that TradeAllyInt.com has no control over such third parties’ websites, does not monitor such websites, and shall not be responsible or liable to anyone for such websites, or any content, products or services made available on such websites. TradeAllyInt.com is not responsible for any damages you may suffer by entering into such transactions including but not limited to the payments associated with such dealings. You and the third party, not TradeAllyInt.com, are responsible for compliance with all laws applicable in any such transaction.
TradeAllyInt.com cannot be held liable for any shipment related issues including, but not limited to, shipping rates, insurance, delivery of goods, issues with customs, packaging etc. In case any issues arise, TradeAllyInt.com members should discuss shipping related matters with the relevant shipping company.
TradeAllyInt.com has membership packages through which Users pay fees which can be paid monthly or annually for accessing certain features and products of the Site. TradeAllyInt.com may at its sole discretion change the applicable membership fees for using the Site at any time. In case the membership fees are changed, the updated fees will apply to all existing members at a date announced by Us. TradeAllyInt.com may waive membership fees for a certain period at its sole discretion which will be duly notified to the relevant Users. Membership fees which are already paid will not be refunded even if a member requests to terminate their membership before the expiry of the membership period.
Members are responsible for paying all applicable taxes in addition to fees of the features, products and services they use in case TradeAllyInt.com plans to charge separately for any applicable taxes.
TradeAllyInt.com may charge a “Handling Fee” for the services it provides on the Site when a transaction takes place between the verified buyers and sellers. The Handling Fee comprises of the fee charged by TradeAllyInt.com and the fee charged by the third party escrow service for handling payments. The Handling Fee may vary per transaction depending on the amount of the transaction. All Members will be notified of the Handling Fee prior to any payments being made by either party.
If any User has registered as a Lawyer or Accountant (referred to as a “Professional”), TradeAllyInt.com will charge each professional a registration fee which is to be paid monthly or annually. TradeAllyInt.com may at its sole discretion change the fees at any time. In case the registration fees are changed, the updated fees will apply to all existing members at a date announced by Us. TradeAllyInt.com may waive membership fees for a certain period at its sole discretion which will be duly notified to the relevant Users. Registration fees which are already paid will not be refunded even if a member requests to terminate their membership before the expiry of the membership period.
Members have the option to contact any Professional (lawyers or accountants) through TradeAllyInt.com to obtain an expert opinion regarding any queries they may have regarding their trade or any other related issue. Once a particular professional is chosen by a member after finalizing the services and fees of the professional, TradeAllyInt.com will charge an “Initiation fee” before the Members are allowed to directly contact any professional for attaining the agreed-upon services. Beyond this point, TradeAllyInt.com is not responsible and cannot be held liable for any communication, payments and agreements between the Members and the Professionals. Lastly, TradeAllyInt.com reserves the right to change the Initiation Fee at anytime.
Users may be responsible to pay third parties for the services provided by them including, but not limited to, payment made to lawyers and accountants, payment to shipping companies/freight forwarders, and payment to Escrow.com. Such payments may be paid directly to third parties or collected by TradeAllyInt.com on behalf of these third parties. If such payments are collected by TradeAllyInt.com on behalf of the third parties, TradeAllyInt.com does not retain any part of these payments and tries to pay the third parties as soon as administratively possible.
Minimum Age Requirement
You must be 18 years of age or older to subscribe to any services provided on or through TradeAllyInt.com or to become a Member of the Site.
Quality Control and Compliance Monitoring
Intellectual Property Rights
TradeAllyInt.com respects the intellectual property rights of others. We expect users to do the same. Users are strictly prohibited to provide information about products which are counterfeits, replicas, or other unauthorized items. Postings of offers to sell or purchase counterfeits, replicas, or other unauthorized items shall be subject to removal by TradeAllyInt.com and may lead to termination of a user’s membership.
All intellectual property infringement claims shall be made under penalty of perjury. Intellectual property right holders further agree to indemnify and hold TradeAllyInt.com harmless from all claims, causes of action, damages and judgments arising out of any removal of product posting due to intellectual property infringement claims.
If you want to report any intellectual property rights infringement, you can use the “Contact Us” section on the website. A necessary course of action will be followed to assess the infringement claims.
Rules of Conduct
By using TradeAllyInt.com, User hereby warrants and agrees to provide TradeAllyInt.com with true, accurate, current and complete information to be displayed on this Site and notify TradeAllyInt.com to amend any such information so as to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
User hereby grants an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide and royalty-free, sub-licensable license to TradeAllyInt.com, to display, use and reuse all information provided by such User in accordance with the purposes set forth in these Terms and Conditions and to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights the User has in such material or information, in any media known.
User hereby represents, warrants and agrees that it has obtained all necessary third party copyright or trademark licenses and permissions and shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any material or information it provides to TradeAllyInt.com or authorizes TradeAllyInt.com to display, or the products represented thereby, do not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secrets or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party, or is posted with the permission of the owners of such rights.
The User cannot use the Site to engage in any unlawful activity or to infringe the rights of TradeAllyInt.com. The User further agrees that any of the following will result in an automatic breach of these Terms and Use:
1. Using the Site in violation of local, national, or international law.
2. Violating any ordinance or regulation including, without limitation, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition or false advertising.
3. Collecting or storing personally identifying information about other users for unlawful or unauthorized purposes.
4. Interfering with the operation of the Site, or interfere with anyone’s use of the Site in any way.
5. Impersonate any person or entity on the Site or provide any false information to TradeAllyInt.com.
6. Posting or transmitting any unlawful, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive, or otherwise objectionable or unreasonable information of any kind, including, without limitation, any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that may constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability.
7. Posting or transmitting any solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or schemes or other unsolicited commercial communication, or engage in spamming or flooding.
8. Providing or attempting to provide contact information to other users
9. Posting or providing material to TradeAllyInt.com that infringes on the intellectual property rights, copyright, patent, trademarks, trade secrets or other rights of others.
10. Posting or transmitting any data or material which contains computer viruses, corrupted files or any other similar destructive software and codes that may damage or have the effect of interfering with or intercepting any software or hardware system, data or personal information
11. Upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, information obtained through the Site which is protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, or create derivative works with respect thereto, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner or right holder
12. Trespass, break into, access, use or attempt to trespass, break into, access or use any other parts of the Site servers, and/or any data areas for which you have not been authorized by TradeAllyInt.com
13. Acting in any other manner, which TradeAllyInt.com in its sole discretion finds unacceptable.
User acknowledges and agrees that TradeAllyInt.com shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to publish, remove, or block access to any content that is available via the features, products and services provided by this Site, at any time, for any reason, or for no reason at all, with or without notice. TradeAllyInt.com may also terminate access to or membership in TradeAllyInt.com or any portion thereof, for violating these Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge and agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any content created by or obtained through the use of this Site’s features, products and services.
TradeAllyInt.com reserves the right to cooperate fully with governmental authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected criminal activity or wrongdoing. Furthermore, TradeAllyInt.com may disclose the User’s identity and contact information, if requested by a government or law enforcement body, an injured third party, or as a result of a legal action, and TradeAllyInt.com shall not be liable for damages or results thereof, and User agrees not to bring any action or claim against TradeAllyInt.com for such disclosure.
Disclaimer of Warranties, Limit of Liability and General Conditions
TradeAllyInt.com will make a best efforts attempt to provide the services mentioned on the web site. TradeAllyInt.com will be available to answer the User’s inquiries and will strive to deliver their services in the best manner possible. However, because of the uncertainties inherent in an internet-based business, and significant information and actions originating from the Users and third parties that TradeAllyInt.com has no control over, TradeAllyInt.com cannot and does not make any representations or warranties about the validity, accuracy, correctness, reliability, quality, stability or completeness of any information provided on this web site. Information on this web site may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice.
The User expressly understands and agrees that the use of the features and services of this web site is at the User’s own risk. TradeAllyInt.com cannot always foresee or anticipate technical or other difficulties. These difficulties may result in loss of data or other service interruptions. Also, any material or information downloaded or otherwise obtained through the Site is done at each User’s sole discretion and risk and each User is solely responsible for any damage to its computer system or loss of data that may result from the download of any such material.
TradeAllyInt.com expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
TradeAllyInt.com makes no warranty that (i) the features, products and services provided by the Site will meet User’s requirements, (ii) The service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) The results that may be obtained from the use of the services will be accurate or reliable, (iv) The quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by User through the features and services of this Site will meet User’s expectations.
The User expressly understands and agrees that TradeAllyInt.com shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, resulting from; (i) the use or the inability to use the Site and the information available on the site, (ii) any defect in goods, samples, data, information or services purchased or obtained from a User or a third-party service provider through the Site, (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of any User’s transmissions, data or private information by third parties, (iv) statements or conduct of any User of the Site, and (v) any material, data or information posted by third parties.
IN NO EVENT WILL TRADEALLYINT.COM BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, OR ANY OTHER THIRD-PARTY LINKED TO TRADEALLYINT.COM INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA OR OTHERWISE.
INFORMATION, FEATURES, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, CONDITION, QUALITY, DURABILITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS, UNDERTAKINGS AND TERMS ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED.
The User hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TradeAllyInt.com and its affiliates, the members, shareholders, officers, directors, employees, consultants, lawyers, accountants and agents of TradeAllyInt.com, from any and all third party claims, liability, damages or costs which they incur arising as a result of the User’s misuse of the Site, their violation of these Terms and Conditions, or their infringement of any intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity.
TradeAllyInt.com shall not be liable to the User for delays or failures in performance or disruption of the content, features or services of the Site resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces or causes beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to, internet failures, telecommunications or any other equipment failures, electrical power failures, labor disputes, riots, disturbances, fires, flood, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or international courts.
If a provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
This Terms and Conditions Agreement and your use of the website shall be governed and construed by the laws of the State of Illinois, United States of America. Each party irrevocably agrees to be bound by any judgment rendered thereby in connection with this Terms and Conditions Agreement.