Welcome to Syndicate 1,000 Group Foundation, a subsidiary group of Global Advertising Internet Network Foundation, also known as GAIN, an Online Shopping website for a global Cooperative Business Alliance. Thank you for taking the time to read these website Terms which apply with respect to your use of the website and our products and services. It is important that you read these terms and conditions carefully because by using our website, you will be deemed to have accepted the Terms.
Global Advertising Internet Network Foundation and Coffee Outbreak Network Group Foundation are the owners and publishers of the content contained in this website (referred to as "GAIN", "CONG", "our", "us", "we"). They are also the parent Associations to the subsidiary group of cooperatives, too numerous to name individually but are subsidiaries to the Syndicate 1,000 Group Foundation Franchise.
We reserve the right to revise these Terms from time to time at our discretion. Such revisions will be effective immediately upon publication on this website or these Terms. By continuing to use this website after such publication, you agree to be bound by these Terms as revised. You should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the current Terms.
2. Contract formation
The information contained on this website constitutes an invitation to treat and not an offer to supply goods or services to you. When you submit an order to us, you are making an offer to buy those products in accordance with these Terms and in accordance with our then current terms of trade. We reserve the exclusive right to accept or reject (for any reason whatsoever and in whole or in part) any order submitted by you, including any order we believe, in our sole judgement, to have been placed fraudulently.
The information contained on this website is intended for general information only. While we endeavour to ensure that information on the website is correct, sometimes errors or inaccuracies do occur, for which we apologize.
We do not accept any liability, direct or indirect, for any loss or damage which may directly or indirectly result from any advice, opinion, information, representation or omission whether negligent or otherwise, contained on this website. You are solely responsible for the actions you take in reliance on the content on, or accessed, through this website. We reserve the right to make changes at any time and without notice to you, to any element of this website.
To the extent permitted by New Zealand law, we make no warranties in relation to the merchantability, fitness for purpose, freedom from computer virus, accuracy or availability of this website or any other website.
4. Prices, Products and Services
All prices on this website are in Euro Dollar and are exclusive of sales tax and fees. Member Plans, AD Plans, Products and Services will all incur GST and Payment Gateway fees that will be added to the final purchase price on each item sold (if in New Zealand). Please note that we reserve the right to alter the prices at any time for any reason.
The information in this website has been published by Global Advertising Internet Network Foundation and Coffee Outbreak Network Group Foundation upon the basis that relevant Coffee Outbreak Network Group Foundation and Global Advertising Internet Network Foundation, GAIN and CONG Online Shopping, will offer the goods for sale until a specified date or until sold, whichever first occurs, at no greater than the advertised prices, Tax-inclusive.
Prices are subject to change by Coffee Outbreak Network Group Foundation and Global Advertising Internet Network Foundation, and do not include display accessories, options or delivery. Prices displayed may vary in different regions and different stores. If you are a contributor to the Syndicate 1,000 Group Foundation Franchise that has donated an upfront Capital Pledge and ongoing weekly contributions to support the Franchise, then the following applies;
You are deemed to be Shareholders of a specified Syndicate 1,000 Group Franchise that has donated an upfront capital pledge and an ongoing weekly contribution pledge, in a collective of 1,000 plus contributors, as part of a Contribution Society.
Your contribution is considered a donation and/or capital pledge to the Syndicate 1,000 Group Franchise and is managed by the parent Associations of GAIN and CONG.
You have 1 vote for every individual Share you have contributed too.
You have committed to a 5-Year term with the right to renew every 5-Years.
Each term requires a NEW upfront Capital Pledge of the same initial value(s) of each Syndicate 1,000 Group Franchise you’re involved with.
You have committed to an ongoing weekly contribution pledge for each NEW term of 5-Years.
You have committed to 10 Hours Volunteer Community Service.
You have committed to sponsor 10 NEW Partners within the first month of joining, then 1 NEW Partner each month thereafter for each 5-Year term.
You are required to attend online Annual General Meetings and/or meetings for the purpose of offering your vote in an online voting poll for your Syndicate, when and where notified.
5. Returns Policy
A full refund on, we own personally, will be provided to any goods returned to our warehouse or the original owner/supplier, unopened and in their original packaging and within 30 days. Shipping expenses, freight and any delivery charges, in both directions, are not refundable.
If the goods (we own personally) you receive are faulty, we will replace those goods if they are returned to our warehouse within 30 days of purchase. Reimbursement for shipping expenses, freight and any delivery charges will be up to the value of the original quoted shipping cost, freight or delivery charges.
After 30 days returns and refunds are subject to manufacturer’s warranty.
There are NO REFUNDS for Syndicate 1,000 Group Franchise donations, Consumer Membership Subscriptions, Advertising Packages, CONG Private Business Tickets and Advertised Goods by members with both Global Advertising Internet Network Foundation and Coffee Outbreak Network Group Foundation. However, you have the right to cancel your membership at any time in writing to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Delivery Times
We will process your order within 3 business days following payment in cleared funds. Payment by online banking cannot be checked until the next business day. We will send you an email notifying you when your order has been shipped. Please allow up to 7 days for delivery domestically, or 3 weeks internationally.
7. Intellectual Property
This website and all intellectual property rights, including graphics, logos, trademarks, design, text, icons, the arrangement of them, sound recordings and all software relating to this website, are owned by us, or in some cases, a related body corporate or third party, and unless stated, is copyright/copy claim. These intellectual property rights are protected by New Zealand and International laws.
You may view our website and its contents for personal and non-commercial use only, and as such this is subject to copyright law and the Copyright Act 1994. You may not in any form or by any means reproduce, modify, distribute, store, transmit, publish or display within another website or create derivative works from any part of this website or commercialize any information obtained from any part of this website without our prior written permission or, in the case of third party material, from the owner of the copyright in that material.
Nothing contained in this website is to be interpreted as a recommendation to use any information on this website in a manner which infringes the intellectual property rights of any person, company or entity. We make no representations or warranties that your use of the information on this website will not infringe such intellectual property rights.
8. Other Websites
Please note that although this site may have some hyperlinks to other third-party websites, these sites have not been prepared by us and are not under the control of us. These links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current nor maintained. We should not be construed as endorsing, approving, recommending or giving preference to these third parties or their websites, or any information, products or services referred to on those third-party websites unless expressly stated. You link to these websites at your own risk and should make your own enquiries as to the privacy policies of these third parties. We are not responsible for information on, or the privacy practices of, such websites. We are not responsible for the availability of any of these links.
9. Secure Data
Given the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that any data transmission is totally secure. Whilst we take precautions to protect information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us. You therefore transmit to this website at your own risk. However, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve its security. If you become aware of any problems with the security of the data or the website, please contact us immediately by email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Given the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that this website is free from viruses, fault or other conditions which could damage or interfere with your computer systems, and we do not warrant that your access to this website will be uninterrupted, error free or that any defects will be corrected. You assume the risk of any damage to your property as a result of using this website, and to the maximum extent permitted by law, we disclaim all liability for any errors, omissions and faults.
You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you use for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. For the avoidance of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this website or any linked website.
We may use a cookie file containing information that can identify the computer you are working from. The cookie file is anonymous as it only gives us details of your IP address, PC platform (Windows, NT or Mac), browser (e.g., Microsoft, Netscape or other, plus the version of Browser) and domain (whether you are accessing the site from NZ or elsewhere).
12. Use of Your Information and Material
We appreciate any suggestions ("unsolicited ideas") you may have regarding ways in which this website may be improved or materials which we may add to this website. Any unsolicited ideas that you submit to us will not be regarded as confidential and will become our property. We may use, reproduce, disclose, publish, modify, adapt and transmit them to others, without restriction or any obligation to compensate you.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We recognize that your personal information is confidential and we understand that it is important for you to know how we treat your personal information.
The privacy of your customer data, orders and credit cards are important to us. We will not disclose or sell your customer data to any third party. We will only send you email newsletters if you explicitly opt in.
Credit card details are not stored anywhere on our servers nor in our premises. Your credit card details are processed in real time by an independent payment gateway authorized by our bank, using secure encryption.
14. Consumer Guarantees Act
15. Electronic Transactions Act
16. Applicable laws
This website and these Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New Zealand and the courts of New Zealand shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any dispute arising in relation to this website or these Terms. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand and agree that the courts of New Zealand are a convenient forum in which to resolve any dispute arising in relation to this website or these Terms.
The information contained on this website has been prepared in accordance with New Zealand law and may not satisfy the laws of any other country. We make no representations, warranties, or guarantees as to whether or not the information or products available from this website are appropriate or available for use in other countries. If you choose to access this website from outside New Zealand, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local and international law.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the Terms, which will continue in full force and effect.
18. Changes to these Terms/General
We may, from time to time, add or remove information, products or services from this website without notice.
We reserve the right to amend these Terms at any time without notice, and we may terminate your access to this website at any time without notice. Your continued use of this website following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the Terms as amended. Where your access to this website is terminated, all disclaimers and limitations of liability set out in these Terms will survive.
Reference to "website" means the whole or any part of the web pages located on this webpage (including but not Foundation to any elements of design, underlying code, text, sounds, graphics, animated elements or any other content). 19. Disclaimers We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in relation to any information, content, materials or products included in this website or to its availability, functionality or performance, except as otherwise provided under any applicable law.
We do not, nor do our officers, employees, agents and other representatives accept responsibility for any loss or damage, howsoever caused (including through negligence or matters outside our control), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of this website or any linked website, nor do we accept any responsibility for any such loss arising out of your use of, or reliance on, information contained on, or accessed through, this website. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we disclaim any such representations or warranties as to the completeness, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of this website or the information that it contains.
The use of the information on this website is at your own risk. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability of us, our officers, employees, agents and other representatives in respect of any injury, loss or damage arising out of, or related to, the use, or inability to use, the information on this website or provided through this website through email. This limitation of liability includes, but is not Foundation to, compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, interruption of business, loss of data, income or profit, loss of, or damage to property, and third-party claims. If any liability is not able to be excluded by law, we limit our liability to the re-supply of the relevant information or services.
You agree to indemnify us, our officers, employees, shareholders, agents and other persons involved in the creation of this website from all damages, losses, penalties, fines, expenses and costs (including legal costs) which arise out of or relate to your use of this website, any information that you provide to us via this website or any damage that you may cause to this website. This indemnification includes, without limitation, liability relating to copyright infringement, defamation, invasion of privacy, trade mark infringement and breaches of the Fair Trading Act 1986.
Transactions Disclaimer Certain products or services may be offered for sale on the Sites. In the event you wish to purchase or to subscribe for any of these products or services, you will be asked by the Company or an authorized third party to supply certain information, including without limitation, your full name, address, telephone number and credit or debit card information. You agree to provide the Company or such third party with the foregoing information as well as any other mandatory information that is accurate, complete and current, and to comply with the terms and conditions of any agreement that you may enter into governing your purchase of the product or service. You shall be responsible for all charges incurred through your account as well as for paying any applicable taxes and if applicable exchange rates.
Copyright Policy The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under the U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by this site infringe your copyright, you or your agent may send to the Company a notice requesting that the material be removed or access to it be blocked. Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon the Company actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident. If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send to the Company a counter-notice. All notices and counter notices must meet the then current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA; see http://www.loc.gov/copyright for details. The Company’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement or counter notices can be reached at email@example.com We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Also, be aware that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.
Fair Use Act Disclaimer Copyright Disclaimer under section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favour of fair use. FAIR USE DEFINITION: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_use Fair use is a doctrine in the United States copyright law that allows limited use of copyrighted material without requiring permission from the rights holders, such as for commentary, criticism, news reporting, research, teaching or scholarship. It provides for the legal, non-licensed citation or incorporation of copyrighted material in another author’s work under a four-factor balancing test. The term “fair use” originated in the United States. A similar principle, fair dealing, exists in some other common law jurisdictions. Civil law jurisdictions have other limitations and exceptions to copyright. U.S. COPYRIGHT OFFICE- FAIR USE DEFINITION http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html One of the rights accorded to the owner of copyright is the right to reproduce or to authorize others to reproduce the work in copies or phone records. This right is subject to certain limitations found in sections 107 through 118 of the copyright law (title 17, U.S. Code). One of the more important limitations is the doctrine of “fair use”. The doctrine of fair use has developed through a substantial number of court decisions over the years and has been codified in section 107 of the copyright law. Section 107 contains a list of the various purposes for which the reproduction of a particular work may be considered fair, such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Section 107 also sets out in four factors to be considered in determining whether or not a particular use is fair: The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of commercial nature or is for non-profit educational purposes The nature of the copyrighted work The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole The effect of the use upon the potential market for, or value of, the copyrighted work The distinction between fair use and infringement may be unclear and not easily defined. There is no specific number of words, lines, or notes that may safely be taken without permission. Acknowledging the source of the copyrighted material does not substitute for obtaining permission. The 1961 Report of the Register of Copyrights on the General Revision of the U.S. Copyright Law cites examples of activities that courts have regarded as fair use: “quotation of excerpts in a review or criticism for purposes of illustration or comment; quotation of short passages in a scholarly or technical work, for illustration or clarification of the author’s observations; use in a parody of some of the content of the work parodied; summary of an address or article, with brief quotations, in a news report; reproduction by a library of a portion of a work to replace part of a damaged copy; reproduction by a teacher or student of a small part of a work to illustrate a lesson; reproduction of a work in legislative or judicial proceedings or reports; incidental and fortuitous reproduction, in a newsreel or broadcast, of a work located in the scene of an event being reported.” Copyright protects the particular way an author has expressed himself. It does not extend to any ideas, systems, or factual information conveyed in the work.
Technical Disclaimer/No Warranty The materials at this site are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. Your use and browsing of this site is at your own risk. The Company further assumes no responsibility for, and makes no warranties that this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components. The Company shall not be liable for any damages to, viruses that may infect, or services, repairs or corrections that must be performed, on your computer or other property on account of your accessing or use of this site. Please note that some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some or all of the above exclusions may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Company be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall the Company have any liability to you for damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise) for accessing this site.
Legal Disclaimer This website may only be used for lawful purposes and may not be used in any way to harm another person. You may not use the website in violation of THE “KINGDOM” compliance regulations. You may not false advertise, make inappropriate claims, provide obscenity, or create spam using this website in any way. Spam includes: 1) sending unsolicited e-mail messages or web addresses to online users, 2) posting messages that contain this website address in newsgroups that are unrelated to our products and services 3) creating false advertising. You may not gain any illegal or unauthorized access to information or other computers or networks from this site. You may not assist or permit any person to engage in any named violations.
Earnings Disclaimer While we make every effort to ensure that we accurately represent all the products and services reviewed on this website and their potential for income, it should be noted that earnings and income statements made by gain2umatrix.com and gain2unetwork.com and its advertisers / sponsors are estimates only of what we think you can possibly earn. There is no guarantee that you will make these levels of income and you accept the risk that the earnings and income statements differ by individual. As with any business, your results may vary, and will be based on your individual capacity, business experience, expertise, and level of desire. There are no guarantees concerning the level of success you may experience. The testimonials and examples used are exceptional results, which do not apply to the average purchaser, and are not intended to represent or guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her background, dedication, desire and motivation. There is no assurance that examples of past earnings can be duplicated in the future. We cannot guarantee your future results and/or success. There are some unknown risks in business and on the internet that we cannot foresee which could reduce results you experience. We are not responsible for your actions. The use of our information, products and services should be based on your own due diligence and you agree that gain2umatrix.com and gain2unetwork.com and the advertisers / sponsors of this website are not liable for any success or failure of your business that is directly or indirectly related to the purchase and use of our information, products and services reviewed or advertised on this website. There is no promise or representation that you will make a certain amount of digits, or any digits, or not lose digits, as a result of using our products and services. Any pay-it-forward donations are strictly estimates. There is no guarantee that you will make these levels for yourself. As with any business, your results will vary and will be based on your personal abilities, experience, knowledge, capabilities, level of desire, and an infinite number of variables beyond our control, including variables we or you have not anticipated. There are no guarantees concerning the level of success you may experience. Each individual's results will vary. There are unknown risks in any business, particularly with the Internet where advances and changes can happen quickly. The use of our information, products and services should be based on your own due diligence and you agree that we are not liable for your success or failure in any manner whatsoever.
Omissions Policy While THE “KINGDOM”, United World Tribes and ALL other subsidiary affiliations has made every endeavour to supply accurate information, errors and omissions may inadvertently occur from time to time. We cannot offer any guarantee or warranty as to the truth, accuracy, detail or extent of the description contained within each or any listing or link. Accordingly, THE “KINGDOM”, United World Tribes and ALL other subsidiary affiliations accepts no responsibility for any loss or inconvenience occasioned by any person or organisation either acting upon or refraining to act upon a particular course of action as a result of the material contained within our site pages or the links they may provide. THE “KINGDOM”, United World Tribes and ALL other subsidiary affiliations will welcome notice of error, omission or inaccuracy. Where such an error or omission or inaccuracy arises within this site and is duly, properly and authoritatively notified as being such, THE “KINGDOM”, United World Tribes and ALL other subsidiary affiliations undertakes to correct, alter or include the appropriate information with a minimum of delay. In keeping with that undertaking, THE “KINGDOM”, United World Tribes and ALL other subsidiary affiliations reserves its right to amend, alter, insert or delete any information, image or graphical representation contained in this site, with or without prior notice.
Website Usage Disclaimer This website is owned and operated by Global Advertising Internet Network LTD hereinafter named THE “KINGDOM”, and may contain advertisements, sponsored content, paid insertions, affiliate links or other forms of digitization. THE “KINGDOM” abides by word-of-mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion, and identity. The compensation received will not influence the advertising content, topics or posts made. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content. THE “KINGDOM” is never directly compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this website are purely those of the authors. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. This site does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest. The content, services, information and access to the site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, satisfactory quality, and non-infringement. THE “KINGDOM” makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the content contained on this website or any sites linked to or from this site. Information about products not manufactured by THE “KINGDOM” or independent websites not controlled or tested by THE “KINGDOM” is provided without recommendation or endorsement. THE “KINGDOM” assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or use of third-party websites or products. THE “KINGDOM” makes no representations regarding third-party website accuracy or reliability. Risks are inherent in the use of the Internet. Contact the vendor for additional information. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. If you have any questions regarding this policy or your dealings with our website, please contact us by sending us a message through our contact form.
20. Privacy & Policies “Te Whare Mātāmuatanga o IO - Aotearoha Kāwanatanga”, or otherwise herein known as “The Kingdom House of IO - The World of Love Governance”, (the “Kingdom” or “we”) has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This document discloses our information gathering and usage practices. For additional information about the “Kingdom”, please review our Terms and Conditions. The “Kingdom” extends its Privacy Policies to the United World Tribes, LORE Men & Womb-Men, the Cooperative Syndicate and any other subsidiary affiliation or association, affiliated to the “Kingdom”.
Use of your information The “Kingdom” does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
The “Kingdom” collects personal information about you through your use of the Services and the Website, including your registration details and information relating to your use of the Website and the content you access.
The “Kingdom” may use this personal information to help us provide the Services to you, to verify your identity, to enforce or apply our terms and conditions, to protect the rights, property, or safety of The “Kingdom” Foundation, our users, or others, for internal research purposes, for promoting and marketing other The “Kingdom” products and Services to you, and for any other use that you authorize. Your membership's trading history may be published in your feedback.
We release account and other personal information only when we believe release is appropriate for legal compliance and law enforcement (including to government agencies with statutory law enforcement responsibilities); to facilitate court proceedings; enforce or apply our terms and conditions; or protect the rights, property, or safety of the “Kingdom” Foundation, our users, or others. Government agencies with statutory roles enabling them to request data from us includes but is not restricted to Police, IRD and the Ministry of Economic Development. Members can contact the “Kingdom” to ask whether such information has been provided. Where The “Kingdom” contracts third parties to undertake various services, we may provide those third parties with personal information required to fulfil those services. These contracted services may include sending you letters for address verification, or conducting research for the “Kingdom” to ensure the Services we provide you are relevant and personalized to your interests. The “Kingdom” may also use third party customer relationship management services to manage customer agreements, enquiries, and generate reports for internal use. We will require any third party to undertake strict precautions to protect any personal information against unauthorized use or disclosure.
If you wish to take Dispute Tribunal proceedings against another member, you can contact The “Kingdom” or the Disputes Tribunal for a statutory declaration, requesting contact details for the sole purpose of making a claim.
Email It is the policy of The “Kingdom” to send our members email throughout the auction process and other email they elect to receive, in addition to customary business communications (payment confirmations, etc.). Further, it is our policy to immediately remove any member from any mailing list upon the member's request. In addition, the “Kingdom” will send newsletters and other communications to members. Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove himself or herself from that mailing list.
We do use email as a means of receiving feedback from our members, and we encourage you to email us with your questions or comments.
Membership registration Our site's registration form requires you to provide us contact information and may also require demographic information. We may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information about our company and promotional material from some of our affiliated partners. Your contact information is also used to contact you when necessary.
Updating your personal information The “Kingdom” provides you with ways in which you can update your personal information, including changing your email address, password, phone number, etc. The “Kingdom” will store previous email addresses against your profile to ensure compliance with our Terms and Conditions - specifically the use of one account per member.
Delivery address details The “Kingdom” enables you to save one or more of your delivery addresses which we will store against your profile. When you buy an item, you have the option of selecting a delivery address which we will then send to the seller. We will never give the seller your address without your permission.
Payment instructions setup The “Kingdom” enables you to save and send a standard payment instructions email to the successful buyer when your auction ends. When you set up each auction you can choose to have the saved message sent automatically or edit your message at that time.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Ensure you logout when you have finished visiting the “Kingdom, especially if you access the “Kingdom” from a shared computer.
Credit and debit card security We work diligently to protect the security of your personal information, including credit and debit card information.
When topping up your The “Kingdom” account by credit/debit card, you may have the option to "save this card for next time". If you choose this option, your credit/debit card details are encrypted and securely stored by DPS or Pay-station.
API The “Kingdom” provides an application programming interface (API) to enable software to interface with the Website. The API enables developers to build new applications for our members to use. We use it ourselves to power our mobile applications. As a result, information you publish on the “Kingdom” may be accessed through the API and may appear in other places such as applications or websites. We may charge third parties in various ways for access to our API.
Some applications enable you to interact with the “Kingdom” through the API in a way that requires you to login. To do this, most of these applications will direct you through a secure process on the “Kingdom” called 'OAuth', where you are able to let the application connect to your account. A smaller set of applications will require you to enter your username and password directly into the application, and only applications specifically authorized by the “Kingdom” are capable of doing this. In no case will anyone be able to retrieve your password from the API.
If you allow an application to connect to your the “Kingdom” account, that application will be able to access information that you can see when you are logged in to GAIN Global Trader. This includes the information found within My GAIN Global Trader, such as your watch list, sold items or personal contact information. You should only allow applications you trust to access your The “Kingdom” account.
If someone is using an application to access The “Kingdom” and trades with you, that application may be able to access information that you provide to the other person during the trading process, such as your email and delivery address.
The “Kingdom” Jobs The “Kingdom” facilitates sending job applications to organizations advertising on The “Kingdom” Jobs. We forward applications, including disclosure of your personal information, on your behalf directly to the organization whose job you apply for. We only disclose information that you provide to us in your application. Applications you send are stored on our servers for a limited time. We do not read applications. The Job Application Centre allows you to store and re-use CVs, cover letters, or other documents. We securely store documents that you submit to the Job Application Centre and they are available only to you, organizations you send them to, and our system administrators. You can delete your documents at any time through your My The “Kingdom” page. Documents you upload to the Job Application Centre will expire and be deleted after 5 years. Documents that are deleted may persist for a limited time in our backup systems.
Advertising and third-party links Some The “Kingdom” advertisers may request information directly from users, or link to sites that do so. The “Kingdom” has no control over its advertisers' privacy policies, and encourages users to review such policies prior to submitting any personal information to them. The “Kingdom” contains non-advertising links to a variety of third-party sites to enhance the member experience. The “Kingdom” has no control of either the content or privacy policies of such sites, nor should such links be considered an endorsement of these sites except where otherwise noted.
The “Kingdom” also uses Google's DoubleClick services to deliver display advertisements intended to be relevant to your interests, based on the information you have provided to us through the use of any of our Services. The “Kingdom” uses Google remarketing to serve relevant ads to you after you leave our website. When you visit pages on our website, Google may place a cookie on your browser. Then when you later visit another website in the Google Display Network, you may see relevant ads from GAIN Global Trader. You can opt out of Google's use of these cookies by visiting Google's Ads Preferences Manager. View Google's advertising privacy policies. The “Kingdom” also makes advertising space available through the DoubleClick AdExchange to other advertisers. If those advertisers use remarketing, you may see ads related to other websites you have previously visited.
Photos Photo’s often contain EXIF data. EXIF data may include location information, such as when and where each photo was taken, and details of the device used to take it. If you upload photos that include EXIF data to GAIN Global Trader, we will store this information and use it to better understand the use of photos on our site and to help us provide a safe marketplace. Your device may allow you to opt out of providing location information.
Other information we collect We use additional information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address. Users who login have their IP addresses recorded. This information will only be provided to legal authorities in cases of suspected fraud or for law enforcement purposes. This information is stored securely and will not be provided to other members or non-authorized parties.
If you choose to post messages in our message areas or leave feedback for other users, we will collect that information you provide to us.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
Customer service phone conversations may be recorded for internal training and quality assurance purposes. This helps us ensure the information we provide members is consistent and accurate. Phone records will be stored securely and will generally be retained for up to six months.
Membership removal If you wish to have your registration removed from our directory for any reason, you may send us an email requesting this.
Internet statistics and analytics The “Kingdom”, like most large New Zealand websites, uses the Nielsen Online counting system to collect information such as the number of visitors per day or the number of pages requested per day. To do this, the “Kingdom” has a small piece of code on each page which counts these statistics. This enables us to see where we are in the "top 10" list of New Zealand websites. The “Kingdom” uses Google Analytics to better understand the behaviour of visitors to our website, and to improve our website. For example, it helps us to identify how many users visit a particular page, and how many take a further step, such as bidding. We have opted out of Google Analytics' data sharing settings. For more information, view Google Analytics' information on safeguarding your data.
Mobile applications If you are using one of our mobile applications, and you accept that The “Kingdom” can send you "Push Notifications", you agree to receive notifications from The “Kingdom” even if you’re The “Kingdom” mobile application is not running. "Push Notification" preferences can be configured in the application's settings. The “Kingdom” uses Flurry to support our mobile applications. Flurry collects data for performance analysis, usage behaviour, and technical information about the device, firmware and carrier. This information is confidential and available only to the “Kingdom” in an aggregate form and individual user data is not identifiable. The data collected helps the “Kingdom” to continue to develop applications that meet users' needs.
Updates to our information practices From time to time, we make changes to our information practices or alter the functionality of our website. We always update this statement accordingly, so we encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on privacy practices at GAIN Global Trader. If you have any questions about our privacy policies or any other matter, please contact us.
Member services category policy 1. General 1. If a Member Service is accepted by a member, arrangements to carry out the Member Service will be formed between the advertiser and the member. The “Kingdom” does not act as an agent for either party to the arrangement and resulting transaction. 2. Terminology 1. ‘Service Advertiser’ means a member advertising in the Services Category; 2. ‘Member Service(s)’ means a trade or business service that has been advertised by a “Kingdom” member in the Services Category. 3. The “Kingdom” Memberships 1. In the event you set up a business membership for listing in the Services Category, the “Kingdom” reserves the right to restrict your ability to list items for sale on this membership. 4. Your obligations as an advertiser in the Services Category 1. Service Advertisers must be located in, and only offer Member Services within a place in which they can actually service. 2. You must not place multiple listings for the same Member Service. 3. When advertising a price for a Member Service, you must list prices and fees in Euro dollars and (include GST in the price) if applicable. All tax obligations are the responsibility of the advertiser and/or member using the Member Service (as the parties determine). 4. You may list your phone number within the contact details on the listing. 5. Your listing may only contain a URL for a website that contains further information on the Member Service you have listed. 6. You will only enter listings that are accurate, current, complete, and include all relevant information about the Member Services provided. You must list Member Services in the most appropriate category. 7. You agree to your email address being supplied to the member enquiring about Member Services advertised. 8. You must promptly respond to queries received by members in relation to Member Services advertised. 9. You agree not to post, or to encourage or procure others to post, ratings and/or comments about advertised Member Service(s), which are untrue, inaccurate or misleading. 5. Your obligations as a user of Member Services 1. By engaging with an advertiser to receive advertised Member Services, you warrant and represent that you have the legal right to enter into and complete the transaction. 2. You agree to your email address being supplied to the Service Advertiser when you enquire about Member Services listed in an advertisement. 3. All payment arrangements are between the advertiser and the member using the advertised Member Services. 6. Ratings and Comments on Service Advertisers 1. The “Kingdom” provides the ability for members to post comments and ratings on the performance of Service Advertisers who they have entered into transactions with. 2. In posting ratings and/or comments, you warrant that 1. You are or have been a customer/client of the Service Advertiser in question; 2. The comment/rating relates to a specific transaction relating to the provision of Member Services advertised on GAIN Global Trader; 3. The statements of fact reflected in the ratings and/or comments posted by you are true or not materially different from the truth; 4. The opinions reflected in the ratings and/or comments posted by you are genuine and honestly held by you; 5. You will not use obscene or offensive language or submit any material that is, or may potentially be, defamatory, abusive or hateful, an invasion of anyone's privacy, harmful to other users, harmful to the “Kingdom” or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any legislation; 3. Irrespective of any monitoring of ratings, comments or other content on the Website which the “Kingdom” undertakes, the “Kingdom” shall not be responsible for screening, editorial, or other control over ratings, comments or other content and you acknowledge that the Website may include material that could be deemed distasteful, misleading, inaccurate, offensive, or otherwise objectionable. 4. The “Kingdom” assumes no responsibility or liability for the preservation of content on the Website and may modify or remove it at its sole discretion. 5. The “Kingdom” does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify or agree with the ratings and/or comments posted by users of the Website;
Feedback policy Feedback is provided to facilitate trading between members on the “Kingdom” website. It is designed to assist members in their decision to trade with a particular member, and to help the “Kingdom” assess whether traders are meeting other members’ expectations.
Feedback should be relevant to the specific transaction, and factual.
The “Kingdom” will only remove feedback where it breaches our terms and conditions of feedback. Feedback that is over 30 days old will not normally be reviewed by GAIN Global Trader.
If you have concerns about feedback that has been placed about you, you should contact the other trader to resolve the issue in the first instance. You can respond to issues raised in the feedback through the ‘post response to this feedback’ link beneath the feedback you have received, and this will appear alongside the other member’s comments on your feedback page.
Although certain exceptional circumstances will result in feedback being removed or edited, feedback will remain a permanent part of your “Kingdom” record. The “Kingdom” does not arbitrate negative feedback.
Feedback will be edited or removed if the “Kingdom” considers that: · it contains swear words or other offensive or inappropriate content · it contains defamatory statements · it contains the trader's private personal information, contact details or other means to individually identify the trader · the trader placing feedback has been permanently removed from GAIN Global Trader · the feedback refers to any ongoing investigation by GAIN Global Trader, the police, or any other authorized party · The “Kingdom” receives a court order to remove feedback, or where the “Kingdom” otherwise considers it appropriate to remove the feedback. Take care not to post defamatory statements about anyone, as you can be held legally responsible for damaging another member’s reputation. A widely used definition is:
A defamatory statement is one that tends to lower the person in the estimation of right-thinking members of society, or which tends to cause him or her to be shunned or avoided, or which tends to cause a person to be exposed to hatred, contempt or ridicule, or which is a false statement about a person to his or her discredit.
As outlined in our Code of Conduct, members should not place retaliatory feedback. If you believe you have been the target of retaliatory or abusive feedback then please let us know.
General Marketplace photo policy and guidelines This policy applies to all 'in trade' sellers on Global Advertising Internet Network and GAIN Global Trader, and is as follows: Acceptable: · Large, clear images of the item for sale. · Small, transparent watermarks used to show ownership or attribution only. As a guide, watermarks should be smaller than 5% of your photo, and more transparent than 50%. · Photos clearly showing any product flaws or defects. · Other items in the photo are only there to help the buyer (e.g., to show scale/sizing). · Videos comply with the Marketplace video terms and conditions (video available to Top Sellers only). Unacceptable: · The main listing photo does not show the item for sale. · Photos that don't accurately represent the product for sale (e.g., using stock images* for second-hand, damaged or faulty items). · Photos that use watermarks, logos, artwork, photo borders or text to convey messages, e.g., that there’s no image available, low stock availability or any other marketing messages. · Photos that include contact details, website addresses or any other branded marketing. · Watermark or logos that obscure or interfere with the item in the photo. As a guide, watermarks should be smaller than 5% of your photo, and more transparent than 50%. · Photos that are in breach of Intellectual Property Rights. *Stock images may be used with the rights holder’s express permission for brand new products and "as new" refurbished products, if the product has no visible flaws or defects and the image accurately reflects the product's quality. Non-compliance may result in: · Immediate removal of offending photos/videos by Global Advertising Internet Network and GAIN Global Trader. · Adjustment of listings in search results until listings are acceptable. What's the minimum photo size? Photos need to be a minimum of 500 pixels on the longest side in order to be uploaded. The larger the photo, the better experience it is for your buyers.
What are pixels? The word 'pixel' means a picture element and they are the smallest unit of information that makes up a picture – every photograph in digital form is made up of pixels. The more pixels you have, the more closely the photo resembles the original thing you have taken a photo of. The more pixels you have, the clearer the zoom quality will be.
How can I check if my current photos are the right size? If you use My Products, you can check the dimensions of your photos by going into the product and clicking on the photo. To the right of the photo, you’ll be able to see the pixel dimensions. For any photos in your My Photos folder (found via My Global Advertising Internet Network and GAIN Global Trader), you'll see the dimensions of your images. If they meet the pixel requirements you’ll see a green tick, but if they’re not quite big enough we’ll highlight the measurements and show a red cross. If you need to resize your images, there's a bunch of websites you can try. This website will give you a rundown of those.
I’ve checked my photos and some of them aren’t big enough – what do I do? We recommend taking new photos, rather than trying to resize old ones. The main aim is to improve photo quality for buyers – if you’re just making smaller photos bigger, this can dramatically affect the quality of them. If you use a smartphone or digital camera to take the new photos they should be the perfect size. Please don’t use photos found on Google, as often these won’t be large enough and you may be infringing on other people’s intellectual property rights – our terms and conditions require that you hold copyright over, or have permission to use, any photos uploaded.
What are the specifications for photos? Photo file format: .gif, .bmp, .png, .jpeg or .jpg format. Photo size limit: under 5MB file size. Photo quality: at least 500 pixels or more on the longest side.
What happens if I don’t stick to the policy? Please make sure all your listings adhere to the policy. If they don’t, your photos and/or videos could be removed or adjusted in search results.
Message Board Policy The message board is provided for the enjoyment of the entire The “Kingdom” community and is moderated by members and, at times, by The “Kingdom” staff. The message board provides a place for members to discuss the “Kingdom” related topics. The person who posts a message is responsible for its content, not GAIN Global Trader. Members who breach this policy, or post messages that attract ongoing complaints from the community, may have their message board privileges or the “Kingdom” membership removed. In essence, don’t be a dick.
Dos and don'ts Do: · Express views on the “Kingdom” related issues · Keep your posts clean · Respect others and their privacy · Keep it legal Don't: · Swear · Post or link to offensive or adult content · Abuse or harass people · Make defamatory statements · Post personal contact details · Raise concerns about other traders · Be a troll
The rules Appropriate use The message boards are a place for general trading advice, technical help with the site from your peers, category suggestions, or anything that helps inform others about something they might want to buy, sell or service they might use on or off the “Kingdom” (while keeping in line with our no self-promotion rule). Chatter outside of this will be removed.
Respect others Don't abuse or harass people on the message board. Personal attacks are not acceptable. You may express a view on an issue or criticize a particular approach, but the message board is not a place to frame others in a negative light, or attack a person or their character. When discussing a topic, remember to focus on the issue and not the person.
People have a right to their privacy Don't post any contact details on the message board, including your own, or reveal personal information about others or their actual names. It is OK to link to the published contact details for an established and reputable organization (e.g., Quit line, Westpac).
Hold fire on trader concerns The message board is not an appropriate place to raise concerns about other traders or their listings. If you have concerns about a listing, please use the Community Watch feature (at the bottom of every listing) to alert our Site Security team. If you're concerned about a trader, please contact us directly. If you wish to use the message board to discuss a crappy experience, please ensure the individuals involved are not identified.
No trolling Posting on the message board to cause trouble, start a contentious topic, derail a discussion or incite an emotional response from others is not OK. Excessive over-posting or spamming is also unacceptable.
No self-promoting The message board is for open discussion only, so please don't use it to promote a listing, product or service or to denigrate a competitor. This includes trying to facilitate a trade through the message board or encouraging the exchange of contact details. Note that posting a wanted ad is not acceptable, but seeking suggestions or advice is fine.
Keep it legal In particular, do not name, drop hints, or post any other information which identifies members of the public who have name suppression. You also need to be careful you don't post defamatory statements about anyone. A widely used definition is:
A defamatory statement is one that tends to lower the person in the estimation of right-thinking members of society, or which tends to cause him or her to be shunned or avoided, or which tends to cause a person to be exposed to hatred, contempt or ridicule, or which is a false statement about a person to his or her discredit. The statement may be in the form of words or pictures, visual images, gestures, and other means of signifying meaning.
Listing policies To make sure you have a great experience when browsing and buying items, we have some rules and guidelines for you to follow when creating listings.
· You should list an item in the most appropriate category for the item. If you list in a second category, you should list the item in the two most appropriate categories. · You may only sell or offer services in our Services Category or in our Travel, Events & Activities Category. All Services Category listings must comply with our Member Services Category Policy. · You may only sell bookings and tickets in our Travel, Events & Activities Category. All accommodation and travel packages must be able to be transferred into the buyer's name from within New Zealand (either directly with the service provider, or via a travel agent). You must not list any kind of flight ticket or airfare (even if the ticket is transferable) unless you are the originating airline or a travel agent.
· Listings must be accurately represented. The main photo on your listing (i.e., the one that displays in search results and first on your listing) must contain the item you’re selling.
Use as intended, and keep it onsite:
· Listings should be used for the sale or promotion of actual or specific things, including services, and should not be used solely for the general advertising of a brand or business. For example, you should use a listing to promote an actual property that is available for rent, and not simply to advertise a property management business. You must not use the “Kingdom” listings to promote a business or website other than one for sale in your listing. · Listings should be used to list a specific item and should not be used for multiple or generic items. You may not use a listing to offer to sell additional items outside of GAIN Global Trader, or list a per item price. For example, if you have two of the same cars for sale, you must create two separate listings. · If you only have one item for sale, you should only create one listing – don’t create multiple listings for a single item. · Your listings may contain a URL for a website that contains further information on the item you have listed, but that website must not offer any items for sale, or contain contact details. · We generally allow members to relist their Marketplace, Property or Motors listings until the item or property has sold – or in the case of a rental property, or spare room, until these have been rented. The ability to relist is subject to a few specific terms. For example, you need to re-list within a set timeframe (usually 45 days), any extras or features are charged on relist. You can’t use the relist function to re-use listings for a different item, vehicle, or property (for example by editing the listing content and photos). You also must not use the relist function to manipulate search results or artificially improve the search position of your listing. · For Motors car listings created from 3 May 2019, you can relist an auction for free as long as it is either within 90 days of originally being listed or within 30 days of being renewed. You can renew both auction and classified listings after the listing closes (either 90 days after originally being listed or 30 days after being renewed) for a reduced fee. You can’t use the relist or renew function to re-use listings for a different vehicle (for example by editing the listing content and photos). Note: Members who have listed seven or more vehicles in the previous 12 months or are Dealer base users are excluded and the above point applies. · Listings shouldn’t include any contact details, except where asked for in the listing process. · Listing an item is a commitment to sell it through the “Kingdom” – you may not withdraw an item because it has not reached the price you wanted. · 'Keyword spamming' to manipulate search results is not allowed. · Listings cannot be reused or repurposed for different items or services than what was originally listed.
Identical or otherwise identical items:
· On The “Kingdom” Marketplace, you may only have one listing for all identical items for sale at any one time. · If you list variations of an otherwise identical item on the “Kingdom” Marketplace, such as different colours or sizes, then you must use multi-variant listings ("MVL") unless we have given you our prior written approval to create separate listings.
Prices and fees:
· All prices must be in Euro dollars and include all applicable GST (if any). · Listings fees and success fees are to be paid by the seller. You may not add these fees or other fees onto the winning bid amount.
· Shipping and packaging charges must be reasonable and a reflection of the actual costs for packaging and postage, and shouldn’t be inflated for profit. For example, we don’t think it’s cool to charge for your time and petrol as part of your shipping and packaging cost.
We may remove or edit your listing if it violates our policies or our terms. We may also remove listings from the homepage of our site, if we think it’s necessary.
Job listing policies When listing on the “Kingdom” Jobs you must abide by the following jobs listing policies.
All listings must:
· Each represent one job vacancy. · Represent opportunities for individual employment (not franchise/ business opportunities). · Represent specific actual vacancies (not potential/ future opportunities). · Be listed in the most relevant job category. · Not be duplicated on the site within the same category. However, if the listing is relevant to more than one category, or is both permanent & part time then you may choose to place more than one listing to cover these bases. · Have no links to external sites, unless you are listing under a volume plan agreement which permits a link to an online application for that specific role. · Be both legally compliant and consistent with principles of common decency.
Overseas jobs can only be listed on the site if it is made clear in the title where the role is. The location selected should then be the intended catchment area where the person is to be recruited from.
Adult listings (such as listings for escort and pole dancer vacancies) are not permitted. The “Kingdom” does not audit documents sent to advertisers through the 'Apply online' feature and gives no undertakings as to the content of those documents. We do not warrant or guarantee that they will be free of viruses, Trojans or other malicious or destructive programmes. Other Policies and Procedures It is paramount that all members are of good nature with clean hands, clean hearts and clean minds in righteous standing with our policies and procedures HERE.