Welcome to Homengine.ae. These are the terms and conditions governing your access to and use of the website Homengine.ae and its related sub-domains, sites, services and tools (the “Site”). By accepting these terms and conditions (including the linked information herein), and by using the Site, you represent that you agree to comply with these terms and conditions with Homengine.ae (“we”, “us” or “Homengine.ae”) in relation to your use of the Site (the “User Agreement”). This User Agreement is effective upon acceptance. If you do not agree to be bound by this User Agreement please do not access, register with or use this Site.
Eligibility for Membership
Homengine.ae wishes to ensure that its members are able to form legally binding contracts and further that minors do not purchase unsuitable content. Therefore membership of the Site is not available to persons under the age of 18 years. You represent that you are 18 years of age or over the age of 18 years before you become a member of the Site. Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of Homengine.ae under this User Agreement or at law, Homengine.ae reserves the right to limit or withdraw access to the Site or the membership of any person if Homengine.ae believes that person is under the age of 18 years. The Site is not available to persons whose membership has been suspended or withdrawn by Homengine.ae. Further, if you are registering as a business entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind that entity to this User Agreement and that you and the business entity will comply with all applicable laws relating to online trading. No person or business entity may register as a member of the Site more than once.
Your Account and Registration Obligations
When you register as a member of the Site you have been or will be required to provide certain information and register a username and password for use on this Site.
On becoming a member of the Site, you agree:
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of, and restricting access to and use of, your account and password, and accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and password. You agree to immediately notify Homengine.ae of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will Homengine.ae be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or loss of profits, goodwill or damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or password. You may not use another person’s account at any time, without the express permission of the account holder. You agree to reimburse Homengine.ae for any improper, unauthorised or illegal use of your account by you or by any person obtaining access to the Site, services or otherwise by using your designated username and password, whether or not you authorised such access.
You will provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by Homengine.ae’s registration form (the “Registration Data”).
You will not include:
(i) any of your contact details, including but not limited to email addresses, telephone numbers or other personal details; or (ii) the word “home engine” in your registration user ID.
Your store name shall not include the word “home engine”.
You will maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or if Homengine.ae has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or not in accordance with this User Agreement, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of Homengine.ae under this User Agreement or at law, Homengine.ae has the right to indefinitely suspend, limit or withdraw your access to the Site and/or your membership of the Site.
Homengine.ae may (in its sole discretion and at any time), make any inquiries it considers necessary (whether directly or through a third party), and request that you provide it with further information or documentation, including without limitation to verify your identity and/or ownership of your financial instruments. Without limiting the foregoing, if you are a business entity or registered on behalf of a business entity such information or documentation may include your trade license, other incorporation documents and/or documentation showing any person’s authority to act on your behalf. You agree to provide any information and/or documentation to Homengine.ae upon such requests. You acknowledge and agree that if you do not, Homengine.ae without liability may limit, suspend or withdraw your access to the Site and/or your membership of the Site. We also reserve the right to cancel unconfirmed / unverified accounts or accounts that have been inactive for a long time.
You agree that we may communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. Homengine.ae requires your agreement during the registration process to send you promotional emails to let you know about any new changes, features or promotional activities added to the Site. If, at any time, you decide that you do not wish to receive promotional emails, you can opt out of receiving such promotional emails by clicking on the link at the bottom of any promotional email.
Amendments to this User Agreement
You acknowledge and agree that Homengine.ae shall endeavour to give you notice for any amendment to this User Agreement that materially increases your obligations or decreases your rights under the User Agreement (“Substantial Amendment”) in accordance with the terms of this User Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that Homengine.ae at its sole discretion and without liability may make amendments that are not Substantial Amendments without your further specific agreement at any time with immediate effect by posting a notice of the amendment on the Site.
Fees and Services
Homengine.ae is not an auction house nor a bank, and does not offer auction or banking services. The Site is an online platform allowing for the sale and purchase of items between end-user sellers and buyers.
Membership on the Site is free. Homengine.ae does not charge any fee for browsing and buying listed items on the Site. Homengine.ae charges transaction fees to all sellers when their item is successfully sold on the Site, listing fees for classifieds and special listing fees to sellers who use the special listing feature for listing their items.
Sellers must pay all fees due and payable to Homengine.ae after a successful sale and in the case that a buyer does not complete the transaction, the seller may seek a refund of the relevant transaction fees from Homengine.ae by submitting an online no-sale claim.
Before you list an item for sale through the Site, we request you to review the fees that you will be charged based on our Fees & Credit Policy which we may amend from time to time with immediate effect by posting the changes on the Site.
Homengine.ae may choose to temporarily change the fees for our services for promotional events (for example, free shipping days) or new services, and such temporary changes are effective in accordance with their terms when we post them on the Site.
Unless otherwise stated, all fees shall be quoted in your country’s currency. You must pay all fees payable to Homengine.ae (and any applicable taxes or charges) within 30 days of the date of any invoice to you from Homengine.ae with a valid payment method as set out in our Fees & Credit Policy
In case of non-payment of fees and/or any applicable taxes and charges by you to Homengine.ae, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of Homengine.ae under this User Agreement or at law, Homengine.ae without liability reserves the right to:
issue you with a warning regarding the non-payment in question.
temporarily or indefinitely suspend, limit or withdraw your access to the Site and/or your membership, if you fail to make the outstanding payment within 7 calendar days of Homengine.ae issuing a warning to you.
Homengine.ae also reserves the right to take any necessary steps including legal action in case of non-payment of fees by you to Homengine.ae
for accounts over 30 days past due, deduct the amount owed from your MyWallet account balance (and you acknowledge and agree to Homengine.ae doing so in these circumstances) and confirm the same to you by email.
deduct from your MyWallet.
invoice you for a fixed late payment fee (as set out in our Fees and Credit Policy from time to time).
take any steps Homengine.ae considers necessary including without limitation legal action for recovery of the outstanding fees and/or any applicable taxes and charges.
Home engine SafePay
The home engine SafePay system means that payment for items on the Site may be made online or partly online through the Homengine.ae payment facilities called “MyWallet” or Cash On Delivery (“COD”) (or other payment methods which Homengine.ae may make available on the Site from time to time) .
By providing the MyWallet and COD payment facilities, Homengine.ae is merely facilitating the making of online payments by buyers possible but Homengine.ae is not involved in the process of buying and selling items on the Site. All sales and purchases on the Site continue to be bipartite contracts between the buyer and the seller of an item(s) and Homengine.ae is not responsible for any non-performance, breach or any other claim relating to or arising out of any contract entered into between any buyers and sellers, nor does Homengine.ae have any fiduciary duty to any user. You acknowledge and agree that Homengine.ae will hold your funds at your own risk.
Use of the Site While using the Site, you will not:
post Information or content or list items in an inappropriate category or areas on our Site;
post items you do not have a right to link to or include;
post items that are concurrently listed for sale on a website other than the Site;
post Information that is (in our sole discretion) false, fraudulent, inaccurate, misleading, libellous, defamatory, slanderous, unlawfully threatening or would be reasonably considered to constitute harassment;
post comments, questions or answers that are not factual in nature including without limitation make any racist comments, use profanity, abuse another user, disrespect another’s culture or make any other derogatory or inappropriate comments;
post counterfeit or stolen items;
post Information or items which infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights, other proprietary rights or right to privacy;
post obscene Information or content, including but not limited to pornography or any representation which may (in our sole discretion) be considered indecent;
post Information or content which may (in our sole discretion) constitute offensive or critical political content or content that is contrary to the public interest;
post any Information or content or list items which may (in our sole discretion) be considered culturally or religiously offensive in any way;
post any Information or content or list items which (in our sole discretion) may not be considered to be in compliance with general Islamic Shariah law, rules, morals, values, ethics and traditions;
post Information or content or list items which may (in our sole discretion) threaten national security;
post Information or content or list items which may (in our sole discretion) constitute or be considered to promote gambling;
use “keyword spamming” in listing items for sale (when you place brand names or other inappropriate keywords in a title or description for the purpose of gaining attention or diverting members to a listing);
fail to deliver payment for items purchased by you, unless the seller has materially changed the item’s description or related matters , a clear typographical error is made, or you cannot authenticate the seller’s identity;
fail to deliver items purchased from you, unless the buyer fails to meet the posted terms, or you cannot authenticate the buyer’s identity;
attempt to conclude transactions relating to an offer for sale on the Site (including by cancelling an offer of sale) outside of the Site;
use contacts made by buying or selling on the Site to solicit (including by email or otherwise) sales on other items directly and/or from another website;
claim an item was not sold when in Homengine.ae’s sole discretion the item was sold in accordance with this User Agreement and the Site’s policies;
in case of purchase of an artwork which is marked as “non-exportable” on the Site you agree that the artwork shall not be exported out of the United Arab Emirates or otherwise dealt in any such manner which shall be in contravention of any applicable laws and regulations for the time being in force;
manipulate or attempt to manipulate the Site in any way including the prices of any item or services on the Site (either alone or in conjunction with other users);
circumvent or manipulate our fee structure, the billing process, or fees owed to Homengine.ae;
take any action that may undermine the Site’s feedback and ratings systems (including but not limited to the display, import or export of feedback information off the Site or use of such information for purposes unrelated to Homengine.ae);
transfer your Site account (including feedback) and username to another party without our consent;
distribute or post spam, unsolicited or bulk electronic communications, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
distribute viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, Easter eggs or other computer programming technologies that may harm the Site, or the interests or property of the Site’s users;
create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers;
take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site;
attempt to take over another user’s account or carry out any hacking or phishing of the Site or user accounts and related features;
export or re-export any Site tools except in compliance with the export control laws of any relevant jurisdictions;
copy, modify, or distribute any content from the Site or otherwise infringe the Site’s copyright material and/or trademarks in any way;
violate any laws, rules, regulations, guidelines, third party rights or our policies;
abuse Homengine.ae’s Shipping Policy , MyWallet Policy , Listing Policy , or any of Homengine.ae’s other policies or terms and conditions posted on the Site from time to time;
directly or indirectly, offer, attempt to offer, trade in, attempt to trade in, or include descriptions or links to any of the following items:
securities, including shares, bonds, debentures, or any other financial instruments or assets of any description;
living or dead creatures and/or the whole or any part of any animal which has been kept or preserved by any means whether artificial or natural including rugs, skins, specimens of animals, antlers, horns, hair, feathers, nails, teeth, musk, eggs, nests, other animal products of any description the sale and purchase of which is prevented or restricted in any manner by applicable laws;
weapons of any description;
liquor, tobacco products, drugs, psychotropic substances, narcotics, intoxicants of any description, medicines, palliative/curative substances;
religious items, including books, artifacts, etc. of any description or any other such item which is likely to affect the religious sentiments of any person;
antiquities and art treasures as defined in applicable laws pertaining to antiquities and national treasures;
used cellular phone SIM Cards, except if the transaction is in accordance with the local operators’ rules pertaining to transfer of ownership of the same;
items that to your knowledge are defective, fake, damaged, false or misleading or that may through normal use harm another Site user’s interest or health;
non-transferable vouchers; and chemicals.
You undertake, represent and warrant that:
you are 18 years of age or over the age of 18 years;
if you are a corporate representative, you have authority to bind the corporate entity;
you are the sole and exclusive legal and beneficial owner of all items of any description that you wish to offer for sale on the Site and you have complete right, title and authority to deal in and offer for sale such items;
you will inform Homengine.ae of any postings, items or transactions which appear to be in violation of this User Agreement;
you shall comply with all applicable domestic and international laws and regulations regarding and relating to your use of the Site;
information you provide on the Site in respect of items you wish to sell shall be as accurate as reasonably possible;
you will not disclose your contact details including but not limited to phone numbers, addresses, or email addresses in the buying or listing processes, or anywhere on the Site including the feedback area, discussion forum or through any e-mail feature of the Site intended to bypass use of Homengine.ae;
you will not use contact information provided to you during the course of a transaction on the Site to solicit additional sales offline or on another website;
you will not harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including but not limited to email addresses and other contact information;
you will not disclose or publicise any personal information about users or otherwise access or use information about other users in a manner which (in our sole discretion) may constitute a breach of privacy and/or applicable laws.
All content included on the Site, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software, is the property and copyright work of either Homengine.ae, its users, its content suppliers or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property rights and laws. The compilation of the content on the Site is the exclusive property and copyright of Homengine.ae and is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property rights and laws.
“Homengine.ae” and related logos, and other words and logos on the Site (including without limitation “MyWallet” and “home engine SafePay”) are either unregistered trademarks or registered trademarks of Homengine.ae and are protected by international trademark and other intellectual property rights and laws. Homengine.ae’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Homengine.ae’s nor in any manner that disparages or discredits Homengine.ae. All other trademarks not owned by Homengine.ae that appear on the Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Homengine.ae.
Please report problems of any kind or violations of this User Agreement to Homengine.ae. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated, please notify Homengine.ae. Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of Homengine.ae under this User Agreement or at law, Homengine.ae may limit, suspend or withdraw a user’s access to the Site and/or a user’s membership of the Site or remove hosted content. Also Homengine.ae can choose to take other technical and/or legal steps against users who create problems or possible legal liabilities of any kind, who infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties or who act inconsistently with this User Agreement or our policies.
Homengine.ae has a “Buyer Protection Program” which seeks to assist buyers to ensure their purchase is protected against fraud by any sellers on the Site. If a buyer has purchased an item by way of any of the home engine SafePay processes and never received it or received an item worth significantly less in value compared to what was described by the seller, the buyer may seek protection under the Buyer Protection Program. The Buyer Protection Program involves reimbursement by Homengine.ae to the buyer of the value of the item only. To be eligible under the Buyer Protection Program a buyer needs to file a complaint with Homengine.ae within 48 hours of receiving (or not receiving) the relevant item. Homengine.ae will investigate the matter and if it has been determined (by Homengine.ae in its sole discretion) that the seller has intentionally defrauded the buyer in relation to the item for which Homengine.ae has reimbursed the buyer, Homengine.ae may limit, suspend or withdraw the seller’s access to the Site and/or the seller’s membership and Homengine.ae may charge the seller for Homengine.ae’s costs in reimbursing the buyer and for any handling and shipping (in accordance with the Fees & Credit Policy . Homengine.ae reserves the right to take such further steps as it considers necessary including without limitation legal action. You acknowledge and agree that if any item returned to Homengine.ae by a buyer is illegal or otherwise unlawful that Homengine.ae may in its sole discretion destroy the item or take any other steps as it considers necessary.
Shipping fees for returned Items :
Return item due to Seller’s Fault (Item is not as described – item defective … etc.)
If the buyer claimed Within the 15 Days of the date of delivery
-home engine pays the Delivery Shipment Fees
-Seller Pays the Return Shipment Fees
If the buyer claimed after the 15 Days of the date of delivery ( *Only if returned approved )
-Buyer pays the Delivery Shipment Fees
-Seller Pays the Return Shipment Fees
Return item due to Buyer’s Fault (* Item in the original state & condition when purchased and received.)
If the buyer claimed within the 15 Days of the date of delivery.
-home engine pays the Delivery Shipment Fees
-home engine Pays the Return Shipment Fees
If the buyer claimed after the 15 Days of the date of delivery (* Only if returned approved )
-Buyer pays the Delivery Shipment Fees
-Buyer Pays the Return Shipment Fees
Platform for Communication
The Site is only a platform for communication whereby users may meet and interact with one another for the purpose of the sale and purchase of items. Homengine.ae does not buy or sell items. Homengine.ae is not and cannot be a party to or control in any manner any transaction between two users of the Site and cannot guarantee that a buyer or seller will complete a transaction or accept the return of an item or provide any refund for the same. You will not hold Homengine.ae responsible for other users’ content, actions, or inactions, or items or Information they list or post.
Homengine.ae is not responsible for any non-performance or breach of any contract entered into between users and does not transfer legal ownership of items from the seller to the buyer. The contract for sale of any item shall be a strictly bipartite contract between the seller and the buyer. At no time shall any right, title or interest over any item vest with Homengine.ae nor shall Homengine.ae have any obligations or liabilities in respect of such item or the contract between the buyer and seller.
Homengine.ae is not responsible for unsatisfactory or delayed performance, losses, damages or delays as a result of items which are unavailable.
Homengine.ae is not required to mediate or resolve any dispute or disagreement between users.
Homengine.ae has no control over and does not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of items advertised, the truth or accuracy of users’ content or listings, the ability of sellers to sell items, or the ability of buyers to pay for items.
Homengine.ae does not make any representation or warranty as to the attributes (including but not limited to quality, worth or marketability) of the items proposed to be sold or purchased on the Site. In particular, Homengine.ae does not implicitly or explicitly support or endorse the sale or purchase of any items on the Site, nor is Homengine.ae a supplier or manufacturer of any items sold by users or purchased by users.
Homengine.ae does not make any representation or warranty as to the attributes (including but not limited to legal title, creditworthiness, or identity) of any of its users.
The Site may include links to third party websites that are controlled by and maintained by others. Homengine.ae cannot accept any responsibility for the materials or offers for goods or services featured on such websites and any link to such websites is not an endorsement of such websites or a warranty that such websites will be free of viruses or other such items of a destructive nature and you acknowledge and agree that Homengine.ae is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites. However you acknowledge and agree that you may not include links in any user-posted content on the Site.
Users shall independently agree upon the manner and terms and conditions of delivery, payment, and insurance as between each other and Homengine.ae holds no responsibility in respect of such arrangements.
Homengine.ae accepts no liability for any errors or omissions, whether on behalf of itself or third parties.
Homengine.ae excludes all implied warranties, terms and conditions and is not liable for any loss of money, goodwill or reputation, or any special, indirect or consequential damages arising directly or indirectly, out of your use of or your inability to use the Site.
You release and indemnify Homengine.ae and/or any of its officers and representatives in respect of any claim, demand, dispute, cost, damage, liability or other consequence (direct or indirect) of any of the actions of the users of the Site and you specifically waive any claims that you may have in this behalf under any applicable law.
Homengine.ae and its affiliates shall have the right to discard, destroy, liquidate and as it may deem appropriate any of the Sellers goods/Items within sixty (60) days after receipt by the Courier Company in the event of those goods/Items are being returned/undelivered from the Customers for any reason, provided that the Seller has been notified of the said return of the Items/Goods by email to his email address provided by the Seller and in the event that the Seller did not arrange for the pickup of the these returned items/goods . This clause shall be considered as an explicit authorization to Homengine.ae to destroy and/or liquated any of the items/goods mentioned above and shall be without any objection from the Sellers and without any liability to Homengine.ae. Furthermore, Homengine.ae is also authorized to deduct any fees or costs that might be incurred through the disposition and/or liquidation of the above which shall be claimed and/or deducted from the account of the Seller.
Breach of User Agreement
Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of Homengine.ae under this User Agreement or at law or otherwise, Homengine.ae may immediately and without liability: limit your activity, end your listings, temporarily / indefinitely suspend, limit or withdraw your membership, and/or limit or withdraw your access to the Site:
If you breach this User Agreement;
If Homengine.ae is unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide; or
If Homengine.ae believes (in its sole discretion) that your actions may cause legal liability for you, other users or Homengine.ae.
Homengine.ae may at any time at its sole discretion reinstate suspended users. A user that has been indefinitely suspended or had their membership withdrawn may not register or attempt to register with Homengine.ae or use the Site in any manner whatsoever until such time that such user is reinstated by Homengine.ae. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you breach this User Agreement Homengine.ae reserves the right to recover any amounts due and owing by you to Homengine.ae or any losses and damages caused by you to Homengine.ae and to take such steps including legal action and/or the initiation of criminal proceedings against you as Homengine.ae in its sole discretion deems necessary. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not constitute a waiver of Homengine.ae’s right to take any actions with respect to that, or subsequent or similar breaches. Homengine.ae does not guarantee that it will take action against all breaches that there may be of this User Agreement.
Homengine.ae encourages buyers and sellers on the Site to provide feedback on each other’s conduct after a transaction has closed; as this helps all users know what it is like to deal with the said buyer/seller. Your feedback will be displayed along with your user ID on the Site. You cannot retract the feedback once you have left it. Homengine.ae will not be responsible or liable in any way for the feedback that you post on the Site. You agree not to make comments that are not factual in nature including without limitation making any racist comments, using profanity, abusing another user, disrespecting another culture or any other derogatory or inappropriate comments. You further agree not to post feedback in order to solicit sales outside of the Site and not to display contact information of any person within any feedback. If you continuously receive negative feedback ratings, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of Homengine.ae under this User Agreement or at law, Homengine.ae reserves the right to suspend, limit or withdraw your access to the Site and/or your membership of the Site.
You acknowledge and agree that your feedback consists of comments left by other users with whom you transact and a composite feedback number compiled by Homengine.ae, and that together these convey your full user profile. As feedback ratings are not designed for any purpose other than for facilitating trading between the users, you agree that you shall not market or export your Homengine.ae feedback rating in any venue other than on the Site. Homengine.ae does not provide the technical ability to allow you to import feedback from other websites to the Site because a composite number, without the corresponding feedback does not reflect your true online reputation within our community.
Withdrawal of Access and/or Membership
Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of Homengine.ae under this User Agreement or at law or otherwise, Homengine.ae may limit, suspend or withdraw your membership and / or your access to the Site at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of this User Agreement.
Homengine.ae provides the Site and its services on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any representation or endorsement made and without any warranty or guarantee of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, compatibility, security, accuracy and non-infringement. Homengine.ae makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of any content, information, software, text, graphics, links or communications provided on or through the use of the Site or that the operation of the Site will be error free and/or uninterrupted. Homengine.ae makes no warranty that defects will be corrected or that the Site or its servers are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive. The nature of Internet communications means that this Site may be susceptible to data corruption, interception, non-availability and delays. The Site may also be unavailable from time to time due to repairs, maintenance or development work. You agree that Homengine.ae has no obligation to provide support for the Site. You expressly agree that you use the Site at your own risk.
Limitation of Liabilities
To the extent permitted by law, Homengine.ae, its officers, employees, agents, affiliates and suppliers shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary, including but not limited to, losses or damages for loss of profits, goodwill, business, opportunity, data or other intangible losses arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, its services or this User Agreement (however arising, including negligence or otherwise and whether or not Homengine.ae has been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages).
If you are dissatisfied with the Site or any content or materials on it, your sole exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of it. Further, you agree that any unauthorised use of the Site and its services as a result of your negligent act or omission would result in irreparable injury to Homengine.ae and Homengine.ae shall treat any such unauthorised use as subject to the terms and conditions of this User Agreement.
You agree to indemnify and hold Homengine.ae and its affiliates, officers, employees, agents and suppliers harmless from any and all claims, demands, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses), howsoever suffered or incurred due to or arising out of your breach of this User Agreement, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
Relationship and Notice
None of the provisions of this User Agreement shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or agency between you and Homengine.ae and you shall have no authority to bind Homengine.ae in any manner whatsoever.
Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices to Homengine.ae from you shall be given by you by email to Homengine.ae at legal@Homengine.ae with a physical copy sent to us by mail or courier, such notice deemed given on confirmation of its receipt to you by Homengine.ae by return email. Any notices to you from Homengine.ae shall be given by notices posted on the Site or by email to the email address you provide to us during the registration process and shall be deemed to be received by you 48 hours after any such email is sent. Alternatively, we may give you notice by mail or prepaid shipping to the address provided to us during the registration process. In such case, notice shall be deemed given 7 days after the date of mailing.
If any dispute, claim, controversy or difference (including in relation to any tortious or statutory claim) (“Dispute”) arises out of or in connection with or in relation to this User Agreement, including (without limitation) any question regarding the formation, existence, scope, performance, interpretation, validity or termination of this User Agreement or this clause, or any question regarding the legal relationships established by this User Agreement or the consequences of its nullity, then the parties shall first attempt amicably to settle the Dispute through good-faith negotiations over a period of thirty (30) calendar days commencing on the date that a party first sends to the other party a written notice of the Dispute.
In the event that a Dispute has not been settled amicably by the relevant parties by the end of such thirty (30) calendar day-period, the parties hereby agree that the Dispute shall be referred to and finally resolved by binding arbitration as set out below, under the Arbitration Rules of the Dubai International Financial Centre – London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”), which rules (“Rules”) are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause. The number of arbitrators shall be one. The parties to the arbitration shall seek to agree on a sole arbitrator to be nominated to the LCIA court for appointment. If the parties to the arbitration fail to nominate a sole arbitrator within 30 days from the date of the service of the request upon the respondent (or such greater or lesser period as may be fixed by the LCIA Court), the sole arbitrator shall be appointed by the LCIA Court. The seat or legal place of the arbitration shall be Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai, UAE. The arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in the English language and the award shall be in English. The foregoing provisions of this clause are without prejudice to the right of Homengine.ae to seek interim relief at any time from any court of competent jurisdiction (whether or not an arbitrator has been appointed) and Homengine.ae shall not be deemed to have breached this arbitration agreement or infringed the powers of the arbitrator for having done so.
Transfer of Rights and Obligations
You hereby grant Homengine.ae the right to, and irrevocably acknowledge and agree that Homengine.ae may at any time, transfer all or any part of its rights, benefits, obligations or liabilities (whether express or assumed) under this User Agreement to any of its affiliates without requiring your further specific agreement. Homengine.ae agrees to use all reasonable endeavours to provide notice to you of any transfer by way of a posting on the Site. You may not at any time, without the prior written consent of Homengine.ae, transfer all or any part of your rights, benefits, obligations or liabilities (whether express or assumed) under this User Agreement without the prior written consent of Homengine.ae.
If any clause of this User Agreement shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, such clause shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining clauses of this User Agreement. This User Agreement (as amended from time to time in accordance with the terms of this User Agreement) sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and Homengine.ae with respect to the subject matter hereof.
No person who is not a party to this User Agreement shall have any right to enforce any term of this User Agreement. If this User Agreement is translated into any language other than English, whether on the Site or otherwise, the English text shall prevail.
This User Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, UAE law. This clause will survive any expiry or cancellation of this User Agreement for any reason.
Country of Domicile
United Arab of Emirates is our country of domicile
Listings Policy for Perfumes
Tester perfumes (which are usually bottles from which small quantities of perfume that can be taken for supply to consumers as free samples) are not permitted to be listed or sold on the Site. Any perfume with one or all of the following shall be considered to be a “Tester Perfume”:
Comes from the original Manufacturer/ Brand as a tester (for testing, B2B sales or point of sale item) by the original designer of the perfume.
Has a different packaging from the standard consumer packaging (usually testers come in plain box).
The perfume comes without the bottle’s “Cap” inside the package.
Some tester perfumes have the word “tester” or “demonstration” written on the bottle.
Package labeled as “Not for Sale”.
Make sure your perfume listing follows the above. If it doesn’t, your listing may be removed immediately without prior notice and you may be subject to a range of other actions, including restrictions of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.
Additional Terms & Conditions for participation in White Friday
These Additional Terms apply to Seller in addition to the Standard Seller Terms and Conditions (Terms), a copy of which can be found on Homengine.ae (Website). White Friday event will be held by the end of November 2015 or any other extended period (Period). home engine reserves the right to vary, amend or withdraw these Additional Terms. home engine will publish these Additional Terms and any revisions to them, on the Website.
Delivery of Sale Items: Sellers participating in White Friday must drop-off sale items ordered by a Buyer to the nearest Q-express or Aramex or other designated courier partner location communicated by home engine. Drop-off of all promoted products must be completed within 48 hours from the time the order is placed on the Website by a Buyer.
Quality and Authenticity Undertaking: Terms require a Seller to warrant its sale items to be original, new, and free from defects. home engine will take necessary legal and/ or administrative action against a seller found to be offering or deliver to a buyer sale items that are counterfeit, used or refurbished, defective, not genuine, not authorized and misleading. home engine may conduct tests and sampling of sellers’ sale items with the assistance of experts or authorities during this period. Seller will indemnify and hold home engine, its officers, employees, agents and buyer on the website harmless from all claims or losses in the event a seller was found to be breaching these undertakings.
Seller’s liability to home engine or a buyer under these additional terms in respect to a claim will be the higher of US$50,000 (Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) or direct cumulative losses to home engine and a Buyer.
Where there is any inconsistency between these Additional Terms and Terms, then these Additional Terms will prevail.
Warranty legal terms and conditions
Periodic checks, maintenance, repair and replacement of parts due to normal wear and tear, replacement of consumables such as batteries, light bulbs, fuses, antennas, headphones, microphones, cables and recording heads.
Abuse or misuse, including but not solely limited to the failure to use this product for its normal purposes or in accordance with Homengine.ae’s instructions on usage and maintenance. Defects resulting from usage of the product in conjunction with accessories that are not approved by Homengine.ae for use with this product.
Failure of the product arising from incorrect installation or use not consistent with the instructions and technical or safety standards prescribed in the product user manual. Accidents, Acts of God, lightning, water, fire, public disturbances, improper ventilation, voltage fluctuations or any cause beyond the control of Homengine.ae.
Unauthorized modifications carried out to the product in order to comply with local or international technical standards in countries for which this Homengine.ae product was not originally designed.
Damage of the battery caused by overcharging or failure to use in accordance with the specific instructions of core outlined in the product user manual. The serial no. on the product has been altered, deleted, removed or made illegible.
The batteries are charged by chargers other than those approved by Manufacturer. Any of the seals on the battery enclosure or cells are broken or show evidence of tampering.
This warranty is not transferable. This warranty will be the purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy and neither Homengine.ae nor its service centres listed in this warranty document shall be liable for any incidental or consequential damages or breach of any express or implied warranty of this product. DISCLAIMER: Homengine.ae shall not be liable for the loss of any saved/stored data in products that are either repaired or replaced.
Extended warranty legal terms and conditions
Mechanical or Electrical Breakdown – What is Covered
If a covered item breaks down during the Policy Period, we will reimburse the cost of repairing it. If the covered Item proves impossible or uneconomic to repair, we will reimburse the cost of replacing it.
Mechanical or Electrical Breakdown – What is Not Covered
Mechanical or electrical breakdown covered by manufacturer’s recall of the covered Item.
– Existing manufacturer’s warranty active on the product. Wear and tear or gradual deterioration of performance.
Damage (Accidental/Liquid/Cracked screen) – What is Covered
If the covered item suffers damage including liquid damage caused by the covered item being in contact with any liquid through spillages, damp conditions, and natural weather conditions and leaking batteries during the Policy Period, we will reimburse the cost of repair. If it is not possible or economic to repair up to the value mentioned within your Policy, we will reimburse the cost of replacing the covered item.
Damage – What is Not Covered
– Mechanical or electrical breakdown covered by manufacturer’s recall of the covered Item.
– Existing manufacturer’s warranty active on the product. Wear and tear or gradual deterioration of performance.
Damage caused by:
– You or a member of your family deliberately damaging or neglecting the Covered Item.
– The covered item being used by someone else other than you or a member of your family;
– Failure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions
– Cosmetic damage
– Routine servicing, inspection, maintenance, dismantling or cleaning of the covered item
Policy Limits – Applicable to All Policies
The maximum amount we will reimburse for repair or reimbursement of a covered item is if the cost of repair falls within the range of the purchase price of the product. In the case of reimbursement of goods, a depreciation scale will be used against the product which is based on when the claim was been reported.
The depreciation scale is as follows:
0-12 months – 0% (100% of product value is payable)
12months and 1 day – 24 months – 30% (70% of product value is payable)
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