Vendor Terms and Conditions

 

Welcome to 7Apricot’s website services.  Please read the following terms and conditions (T&Cs) carefully before using our website provided by 7 Apricot.

 

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

By accessing or using our website, products, or services, you agree to be bound by these T&Cs.  If you do not agree with any part of these T&Cs, you may not access or use our website, products, or services.

The following T&Cs are applicable to all users who are sellers providers.  If you are contracting for and on behalf of a business entity with7Apricot, please note that the term “you” in this contract means the business entity on whose behalf you are using the website, including but not limited to visiting or browsing 7Apricot’s websites.

7Apricot reserves the right to modify or replace these T&Cs at any time without prior notice.  Your continued use of our website, products, or services after any such modifications constitutes your acceptance of the revised T&Cs.

 

Intellectual Property

All content, including but not limited to text, graphics logos, images, audio clips, video clips, and software, provided on our website is the intellectual property of 7Apricot or its licensors.  You may not use, reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works of any content without prior written consent from 7Apricot.

You acknowledge and agree that the website and all copyright, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other intellectual property rights associated therewith are, and shall remain, the property of 7Apricot. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that the source and object code of the website and the format, directories, queries, algorithms, structure, and organization of the website services are the intellectual property and proprietary and confidential information of 7Apricot. No part or parts of the Platform, or any Materials may be reproduced, reverse engineered, decompiled, disassembled, separated, altered, distributed, republished, displayed, broadcast, hyperlinked, mirrored, framed, transferred, or transmitted in any manner or by any means or stored in an information retrieval system or installed on any servers, system or equipment without our prior written permission or that of the relevant copyright owners.

You are not authorised by 7Apricot to use 7Apricot’s trademarks in any advertising, publicity or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of 7Apricot, which may be withheld for any or no reason.

 

Use of the Website Services

Subject to you complying with these T&Cs, 7Apricot shall grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable (with or without cause), non-transferable right and license to use the website.

However, you shall not:

  • Upload or communicate any content (as defined below) that violates or infringes another party’s rights of publicity, privacy, copyright, trademark, or any other intellectual property right.
  • Remove, alter, or obscure any proprietary notice (including any notice of copyright and trademark) of 7Apricot or its affiliates, partners, suppliers, or licensors.
  • Use the website for any purpose for which it is not designed or intended or attempt to gain unauthorized access or disrupt other computer systems or networks connected to the Platform.
  • Use any proprietary information or interfaces of 7Apricot or any other intellectual property of 7Apricot in the design, development, manufacture, licensing or distribution of any application, accessories, or devices for use with the website.
  • Use the website to send, post, or otherwise communicate any information which is false, offensive, indecent, threatening, abusive, insulting, harassing, defamatory, libellous, deceptive, infringing, fraudulent, invasive of another person’s privacy, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable.
  • Upload to, or transmit through the website any data, file, software, or link that contains or redirects to a virus, Trojan horse, worm, or other harmful components.
  • Collect any information in respect of other users without their consent.

Account

You would need to have an account with 7Apricot to access the website services.   When you create a 7Apricot Account, you are representing a company, an organisation, or any legal entity which you have authority to bind the entity to the 7Apricot’s T&Cs under applicable laws.  All information which you provide must be accurate, up to date, truthful and complete.

You will be responsible for all activities and transactions activated under your Account. 7Apricot will not be responsible in any way if your password and/or Account are misappropriated or used by a third party.  Therefore, do maintain confidentiality of your account.

  • Keep your password secure.
  • Always keep your account information up to date.
  • Comply with 7Apricot’s contract agreement (which form part of these T&Cs) and all applicable laws with respect to your activities and the information which you upload to the website.

 

Currency

Money references under these Terms of Use shall be in Singapore Dollars.

 

Language

If these Terms of Use is executed or translated in any language other than English (“Foreign Language Version”), the English language version shall take precedence over the Foreign Language Version.

 

Product Information and Disclaimer

While 7Apricot endeavours to provide accurate and up-to-date information on our website, 7Apricot does not warrant that product descriptions or other content of its website is accurate, current, or error-free.

 

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, 7Apricot shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use 7Apricot’s website, products, or services.  This includes, but is not limited to, damages for loss of profits, data, or other intangible losses.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold 7Apricot harmless from any claims, damages, liabilities, or expenses (including legal fees) arising out of your use of our website, products, or services or any violation of these T&Cs.

 

Indemnity

You will indemnify and hold harmless 7Apricot, its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, suppliers, licensors, shareholders, officers, employees, independent contractors and agents and all successors and/or assigns from and against any and all actions, claims, proceedings, damages, losses, costs and expenses resulting from: (a) your use of the website services; (b) your content information and/or products; (c) any use of your Account; (d) your breach of these T&Cs; (e) your breach of any legal or statutory requirement, duty or law; or (f) your violation of any rights of another person or entity.

The website services may be subject to limitations, delays, and other problems inherent in the use of the Internet and electronic communications (including problems inherent to the computer or electronic device you use). 7Apriot is not responsible for any delays, delivery failures, damages, or losses resulting from such problems.

 

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by 7Apricot. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services.  You acknowledge and agree that 7Apricot shall not be responsible or liable, directly, or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any third-party websites or services.

 

Fees and Payments

7Apricot reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any payment method without notice to you or giving any reason. All payments term with Seller are to follow the individual Seller Agreement executed between Seller and 7Apricot.

7Apricot’s Authentic Product Policy

All products listed by sellers must be 100 percent authentic. Counterfeit products, such as fake or replica products, are prohibited from being listed in the 7Apricot’s website.

Sellers found to be selling counterfeit products are liable to refund buyers and compensate 7Apricot for costs such as any losses and liabilities suffered or incurred

 

Content

You retain ownership rights in the information content which you upload or share on the website services but you grant 7Apricot a worldwide, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferable licence to host, store, use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, publish and distribute such content for the purpose of operating, developing, providing, promoting, and improving the website and to research and develop new products and services.

You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for the information content which you post or share on or through the website services and any loss or damage which you sustain as result of such information is solely your responsibility.

7Apricot shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any content information that is available on the website. 7Aricot shall have the right to remove information content, without liability or the obligation to offer a refund, in any of the following events:

  • If the content is suspected to be / is in breach of these T&Cs.
  • If 7Apricot has received a complaint or notice of infringement in respect of the information content.
  • If the information content is otherwise objectionable.

7Apricot may also block information content and the delivery of a communication (including, without limitation, feedback, postings, messages and/or chats) to or from the website as part of efforts to protect the website or users, or to otherwise enforce these T&Cs.

 

Selling on 7Apricot’s website (Seller)

  • Sellers will be governed by individual Seller Contracts.
  • Each product item or offer of service must have its own listing.
  • You must provide a fair, true, accurate and complete description of each item, including your price for the item.
  • Your listing for an item may only include text, descriptions, graphics, images, and other content relevant to the item and not be misleading in any manner whatsoever. Any links included in your listing leads to your personal or corporate website and must not include any links to third party websites.
  • The content information in any listing does not infringe or violate any applicable laws and regulations, the intellectual property rights, or proprietary rights of a third part.
  • The item is not dangerous, hazardous, or subject to a recall by a government or manufacturer.
  • The sale of the item complies with all laws and regulations which apply to that item.
  • Seller shall not be liable for any defect arising from unsuitable or improper use, defective installation or commissioning by the Customer or third parties, fair wear and tear, wilful damage, negligence, abnormal working conditions, defective or negligent handling, improper maintenance, excessive load, unsuitable operating materials and replacement materials, poor work, unsuitable foundation, chemical, electro-technical/electronic or electric influences, the buyer or third parties’ failure to follow the product’s instructions (whether oral or in writing) misuse or alteration or repair of the products without 7Apricot’s or the seller’s approval.
  • Seller shall not be liable for any losses suffered by any third party directly or indirectly caused by repairs or remedial work carried out without 7Apricot’s or the seller’s prior written approval and the customer shall indemnify seller against all losses arising out of such claims.
  • Seller shall not be liable under the above warranty (or any other warranty, condition or guarantee) if the total price for the Products has not been paid in cleared funds by the due date for payment.
  • Seller shall not be liable for any defect in the Products arising after the expiry of the applicable Product Warranty, if any.
  • Seller shall not be liable for the following measures and actions taken by the customer or third parties and the consequences thereof: improper remedy of defects, alteration of the products without the prior agreement of the seller, addition, and insertion of parts, in particular of spare parts which do not come from the seller.

All offers made and accepted through the website are binding.

If you are a seller who has accepted a buyer’s offer for an item:

  • You agree to ship the item or otherwise complete the transaction with the buyer in a prompt manner unless there is an exceptional circumstance, for instance, if the buyer fails to meet the terms of your listing (such as payment method), or you cannot authenticate the buyer's identity.
  • You may charge reasonable shipping and handling fees to cover the costs for packaging and mailing the item. However, you must not charge excessive shipping fees or otherwise avoid fees.

After a buyer makes payment for his/her order to 7Apricot until all the following conditions are fulfilled:

  • The buyer sends confirmation to 7Apricot that the buyer has received the item.
  • The order is dispatched, and the buyer has not lodged a dispute within the dispute window through the Platform.
  • 7Apricot has successfully verified the identity of the buyer and seller.
  • The seller has selected its default withdrawal method by providing 7Apricot its bank account and/or debit card.
  • Such other time as 7Apricot reasonably determines that a distribution of the Buyer’s Purchase Monies minus any return shipping fees, transaction, platform/service and/or administration fees that may be charged by 7Apricot and/or its service providers is appropriate.
  • Upon the fulfilment of all the above conditions, 7Apricot will release the Buyer’s Purchase Monies minus any return shipping fees, transaction, platform service and/or administration fees that may be charged by 7Apricot and/or its service providers held by 7Apricot to the seller.

If 7Apricot determines that the buyer’s application for a return of goods and/or refund is successful, 7Apricot will provide a refund to the buyer accordingly.

If an item qualifies for a return on the basis that the item received was not as described, the seller shall arrange the return delivery of the product from the buyer and shall be responsible for bearing the cost of the same.

 

Delivery of Products

  • Delivery of the products shall be made to the address you specify in your order either by seller or by 7Apricot (or its agents) on behalf of seller.
  • Status of the delivery can be tracked at the “Order Tracking” page of the Platform.
  • Delivery is subject to the availability of the products. Seller will make every reasonable effort to deliver the product to the buyer within the delivery timeframe stated on the relevant page on which the product is listed, but while stock information on the Platform is updated regularly, it is possible that in some instances a product may become unavailable between updates. All delivery timeframes given are estimates only and delays can occur. If the delivery of the buyer’s product is delayed, the seller will inform the buyer accordingly via e-mail and the buyer’s product will be dispatched as soon as it becomes available to the seller. The time for delivery shall not be of the essence, and the seller (nor any of its agents) shall not be liable for any delay in delivery howsoever caused.
  • If the buyer does not receive the product by the projected delivery date and provided that the buyer informs 7Apricot within 3 days immediately from such projected delivery date, the seller will try, to the best of seller’s ability, to locate and deliver the product. If 7Apricot does not hear from the buyer within 3 days from such projected delivery date, the buyer shall be deemed to have received the product.
  • If the buyer fails to take delivery of the products (otherwise than by reason of any cause beyond the buyers reasonable control or by reason of seller’s fault) then without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to the seller, the seller may terminate the buyer’s contract.

Reporting Unauthorised Content

7Apricot reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account and/or your access to the website services if there are repeat complaints against you of intellectual property infringement and/or incompliance with other applicable rules, laws and/or regulations.

 

Notices

You may only give notice to us in writing sent to our designated address or e-mail address, and we shall be deemed to have received such notice only upon receipt. While we endeavour to respond promptly to notices from you, we cannot guarantee that we will always respond with consistent speed.

We may from time to time designate other acceptable modes of providing notice (including but not limited to e-mail, SMS, or other forms of electronic communication) and the time or event by which such notice shall be deemed given.

Suspension and Termination

You may deactivate your Account at any time through the “Settings” section of your Account.

7Apricot preserves the right to, at its sole discretion, and without liability:

  • Suspend or terminate your Account and/or your access to the website services at any time, for any breach of these T&Cs, our guidelines, any additional terms and conditions and policies.
  • Suspend or terminate your Account and/or your access to the website services at any time, for any reason, and without advance notice.
  • Change, modify, suspend, or discontinue, whether temporarily or permanently, the whole or any part of the website services at any time, for any reason, and without advance notice.
  • Suspend or terminate your Account and/or your access to the website services at any time, in the event of any act, threats of, verbal and/or written abuse against any 7Apricot user, 7Apricot employees, representatives and/or officer.

You acknowledge and agree that if you deactivate your Account or if we suspend or terminate your Account, you will lose any information associated with your Account, including content information. It is your responsibility to back up the content information which you upload to the website services.

Upon termination, all licenses and rights granted to you in these T&Cs will immediately cease.