Welcome to WelcomeOnlineBuying, We value the trust you place in us. That's why we insist upon the highest standards for secure transactions and customer information privacy. Please read the following statement to learn about our information gathering and dissemination practices.
1. Collection of Information: The process and types of information, collected by WELCOMEONLINEBUYING is explained here under: All the users, whether a buyer or a seller, at the time of registration, makes a unique Id- which is the email ID of the user. The website will not save the passwords made by the users in its database. All the buyers can access the website from their mobiles as well as the desktops, but the sellers can only access the website from the desktop When a user accesses the website from the Mobile, WELCOMEONLINEBUYING will collect the GPS address of the device, the device ID and the name of the device. We will also collect the search history of the users, to provide references and to personalize the website for the user, although the search history is stored on the browser and can be removed by the user at any time. At, the time of a transaction, a user will have to provide us with their full name, address (including the PINCODE) and mobile number, which we will store in our database and this information, will be used to ensure the delivery and related services, to the users. At the time of payment, the user will provide us with a credit card/debit card number and this information is collected in the encrypted format and we will not have any sensitive financial information of any user with us. This will prevent any manipulation or mishandling of financial information of the users, at all times.
All the information provided by sellers, which relates to the description of his/her products will be saved as it is and displayed with his products. However, this information should be in compatibility with the contents of prohibition policy of WELCOMEONLINEBUYING. The users may at times be asked or some additional information, as and when required by the website for better serving its user, and all such information will be kept securely and protected for the betterment of our users.
2. Retention of Information: We may retain all the information we collect from our users, confidentially, for as long as the users are active on our websites, so that they can have a personalized experience. If a user becomes inactive from our website (when a user has not visited our website for a period longer than 3 months), we will keep the information collected from such user, on our database but make it anonymous to our database and there will be no unintended disclosure of a user’s information. If a user stays inactive for a prolonged period be would delete all the information, we collected and stored about the user, in our database. The retention of information by WELCOMEONLINEBUYING policy is a industry standard and any user who wishes to get all his information erased from our database, can contact with such intention and his/her information will be erased as per request.
3. Disclosure of Information: We will disclose the contact and address information, about a user, to our logistics partner, which will be used to provide delivery services and administration of timely completion of user requests. WELCOMEONLINEBUYING at all times will only disclose relevant information about our users to our partners and no unnecessary disclosure will take place from the information we store about our users in our database.
5. Security: The security of Your Personal Information is important to Us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted by You to Us, both during transmission and once we receive it. All information gathered on Our Website is securely stored within our controlled database. The database is stored on servers secured behind a firewall; access to the servers is password-protected and is strictly limited. Although We make best possible efforts to store Your Personal Information and data in a secure operating environment that is not open to the public. However, you should understand that there is no such thing as complete security.
6. Cookies: To improve the responsiveness of the sites for Our Users, We may use "cookies", or similar electronic tools to collect information to assign each visitor a unique, random number as a User Identification (User ID) to understand the User's individual interests using the Identified Computer. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (for example, through registration), we will have no way of knowing who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer and/or mobile devices. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply.
A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their ads), a process that we do not control and will not be held liable for in any event. Our web servers automatically collect limited information about your computer's connection to the Internet, including Your IP address, when you visit our site. (Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the Internet know where to send you data -- such as the web pages you view.) Your IP address does not identify you personally. We use this information to deliver our web pages to you upon request, to tailor our site to the interests of Our Users, to measure traffic within our site and to let advertisers know the geographic locations from where Our visitors come.
• You agree that Welcome Online Buying (WOB) shall not be liable or responsible for the activities or consequences of use or misuse of any information that occurs under your Account in cases, including, where You have failed to update Your revised mobile phone number and/or e-mail address on the Website Platform.
• If You share or allow others to have access to Your account on the Platform (“Account”), by creating separate profiles under Your Account, or otherwise, they will be able to view and access Your Account information. You shall be solely liable and responsible for all the activities undertaken under Your Account, and any consequences therefrom.
Platform for Transaction and Communication
The Platform is a platform that Users utilize to meet and interact with one another for their transactions. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is not and cannot be a party to or control in any manner any transaction between the Platform's Users. Henceforward: 1. All commercial/contractual terms are offered by and agreed to between Buyers and Sellers alone. The commercial/contractual terms include without limitation price, shipping costs, payment methods, payment terms, date, period and mode of delivery, warranties related to products and services and after sales services related to products and services. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) does not have any control or does not determine or advise or in any way involve itself in the offering or acceptance of such commercial/contractual terms between the Buyers and Sellers. All discounts, offers (including exchange offers) are by the Seller/Brand and not by Welcome Online Buying (WOB).
2. Placement of order by a Buyer with Seller on the Platform is an offer to buy the product(s) in the order by the Buyer to the Seller and it shall not be construed as Seller's acceptance of Buyer's offer to buy the product(s) ordered. The Seller retains the right to cancel any such order placed by the Buyer, at its sole discretion and the Buyer shall be intimated of the same by way of an email/SMS. Any transaction price paid by Buyer in case of such cancellation by Seller, shall be refunded to the Buyer. Further, the Seller may cancel an order wherein the quantities exceed the typical individual consumption. This applies both to the number of products ordered within a single order and the placing of several orders for the same product where the individual orders comprise a quantity that exceeds the typical individual consumption. What comprises a typical individual's consumption quantity limit shall be based on various factors and at the sole discretion of the Seller and may vary from individual to individual.
3. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) does not make any representation or Warranty as to specifics (such as quality, value, scalability, etc) of the products or services proposed to be sold or offered to be sold or purchased on the Platform. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) does not implicitly or explicitly support or endorse the sale or purchase of any products or services on the Platform. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) accepts no liability for any errors or omissions, whether on behalf of itself or third parties.
4. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is not responsible for any non-performance or breach of any contract entered into between Buyers and Sellers. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) cannot and does not guarantee that the concerned Buyers and/or Sellers will perform any transaction concluded on the Platform. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) shall not and is not required to mediate or resolve any dispute or disagreement between Buyers and Sellers.
5. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) does not make any representation or warranty as to the item-specifics (such as legal title, creditworthiness, identity, etc) of any of its Users. You are advised to independently verify the bona fides of any particular User that You choose to deal with on the Platform and use Your best judgment in that behalf.
6. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) does not at any point of time during any transaction between Buyer and Seller on the Platform come into or take possession of any of the products or services offered by Seller nor does it at any point gain title to or have any rights or claims over the products or services offered by Seller to Buyer.
7. At no time shall Welcome Online Buying (WOB) hold any right, title or interest over the products nor shall Welcome Online Buying (WOB) have any obligations or liabilities in respect of such contract entered into between Buyers and Sellers. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is not responsible for unsatisfactory or delayed performance of services or damages or delays as a result of products which are out of stock, unavailable or back ordered.
8. The Platform is only a platform that can be utilized by Users to reach a larger base to buy and sell products or services. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is only providing a platform for communication and it is agreed that the contract for sale of any of the products or services shall be a strictly bipartite contract between the Seller and the Buyer. Welcome Online Buying (WOB), currently, does not facilitate business to business transaction between Sellers and business customers. You are advised to refrain from transacting on the Platform if You intend to avail the benefits of input tax credit.
Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is not responsible for unsatisfactory or delayed performance of services or damages or delays as a result of products which are out of stock, unavailable or back ordered.
You shall independently agree upon the manner and terms and conditions of delivery, payment, insurance etc. with the seller(s) that You transact with.
Use of the Platform You agree, undertake and confirm that Your use of Platform shall be strictly governed by the following binding principles:
• You shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information which:
(a) belongs to another person and to which You does not have any right to;
(b) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; or unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing including but not limited to "indecent representation of women" within the meaning of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986;
(c) is misleading in any way;
(d) is patently offensive to the online community, such as sexually explicit content, or content that promotes obscenity, paedophilia, racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
(e) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
(f) involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters", or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
(g) promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous;
(h) infringes upon or violates any third party's rights [including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, rights of privacy (including without limitation unauthorized disclosure of a person's name, email address, physical address or phone number) or rights of publicity];
(i) promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work (see "Copyright complaint" below for instructions on how to lodge a complaint about uploaded copyrighted material), such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
(j) contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
(k) provides material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or otherwise inappropriate manner or solicits personal information from anyone;
(l) provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
(m) contains video, photographs, or images of another person (with a minor or an adult).
(n) tries to gain unauthorized access or exceeds the scope of authorized access to the Platform or to profiles, blogs, communities, account information, bulletins, friend request, or other areas of the Platform or solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
(p) solicits gambling or engages in any gambling activity which We, in Our sole discretion, believes is or could be construed as being illegal; (q) interferes with another USER's use and enjoyment of the Platform or any other individual's User and enjoyment of similar services;
(s) harm minors in any way;
(t) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights or third party's trade secrets or rights of publicity or privacy or shall not be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen products;
(u) violates any law for the time being in force;
(v) deceives or misleads the addressee/ users about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
(w) impersonate another person;
(x) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or contains any trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, easter eggs or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, diminish value of, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
(y) threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
(z) shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading;
Contents Posted on Platform
• Some content offered on the platform may not be suitable for some viewers and therefore viewer discretion is advised. Also, some content offered on the platform may not be appropriate for viewership by children. Parents and/or legal guardians are advised to exercise discretion before allowing their children and/or wards to access content on the platform.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
• Welcome Online Buying (WOB) will not be liable to You in any way or in relation to the Contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, the Platform. Welcome Online Buying (WOB) does not warrant that this site; information, Content, materials, product (including software) or services included on or otherwise made available to You through the Platform; their servers; or electronic communication sent from Us are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Payment (check this once)
• While availing any of the payment method/s available on the Platform, we will not be responsible or assume any liability, whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly to You due to:
1. Lack of authorization for any transaction/s, or
2. Exceeding the present limit mutually agreed by You and between "Bank/s", or
3. Any payment issues arising out of the transaction, or
4. Decline of transaction for any other reason/s
All payments made against the purchases/services on Platform by you shall be compulsorily in Indian Rupees acceptable in the Republic of India. Platform will not facilitate transaction with respect to any other form of currency with respect to the purchases made on Platform. Before shipping / delivering your order to you, Seller may request you to provide supporting documents (including but not limited to Govt. issued ID and address proof) to establish the ownership of the payment instrument used by you for your purchase. This is done in the interest of providing a safe online shopping environment to Our Users.
Further: • Transactions, Transaction Price and all commercial terms such as Delivery, Dispatch of products and/or services are as per principal to principal bipartite contractual obligations between Buyer and Seller and payment facility is merely used by the Buyer and Seller to facilitate the completion of the Transaction. Use of the payment facility shall not render Welcome Online Buying (WOB) liable or responsible for the non-delivery, non-receipt, non-payment, damage, breach of representations and warranties, non-provision of after sales or warranty services or fraud as regards the products and /or services listed on Welcome Online Buying (WOB)'s Platform.
• You understand, accept and agree that the payment facility provided by Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is neither a banking nor financial service but is merely a facilitator providing an electronic, automated online electronic payment, receiving payment through Cash On Delivery, collection and remittance facility for the Transactions on the Welcome Online Buying (WOB) Platform using the existing authorized banking infrastructure and Credit Card payment gateway networks. Further, by providing Payment Facility, Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is neither acting as trustees nor acting in a fiduciary capacity with respect to the Transaction or the Transaction Price.
Important Note: • Buyer’s as well as seller have to verify the each other before involving into any transaction as Welcome Online Buying (WOB) will not be liable in any case if product is not appropriate or doesn’t match the specified feature or requirement.
• Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is just a platform or medium through which you can easily sell and purchase online. So Buyer and seller must verify each other before conducting any transaction.
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• If Specified Images (specific images size and quality mentioned) are not uploaded, it will be automatically removed from the site
• If images and content are not mentioned and uploaded according to specific terms and condition Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is authorized to remove it anytime without your consent.
• Welcome Online Buying (WOB) is subject to change at anytime and not liable to inform all user and registered sellers or concerned parties.