Rules and Regulations - Boutique Africaine

Our house rules

Selling items on boutique africaine

Boutique africaine (ba) is a marketplace where you can sell African and diaspora inspired clothes, accessories and home items and provide custom tailoring services directly to buyers around the world. We’re here to facilitate the conversation and make sure that you and your buyers have a positive experience on our platform.

Please read more about our do’s and don’ts as well as what is expected of you, as a seller.

We offer is a one of a kind marketplace where buyers come to purchase ethnic, modern and eclectic items that they might not find elsewhere. Everything listed for sale on our site must use visible ethnic patterns, designs and/or shape. Your items can be handmade or manufactured but the quality has to be guaranteed by you the seller.

ETHNIC, MODERN AND ECLECTIC

Ethnic, modern and eclectic items are vibrant items belonging to a non-Western cultural tradition and generally non-mainstream. You are free to use popular or traditional styles and designs as long as you keep an ethnic flavor that makes your pieces unique and original.

You may not sell an item that you did not design, manufactured or produced in some way. If you were not involved in the creation process of an item and bought it from a supplier, we strongly suggest that you connect with us to see if it is an acceptable piece that can be sold on the platform.

Note that we randomly check product listed on the site and also keep in mind that other members of the marketplace may flag your listings if they look suspicious.

We reserve the right to remove any listings that violate our terms and agreements and that your listing fees are non-refundable. We may also suspend or terminate your account for any violations. If such a situation should happen, you’ll still be obliged to pay any outstanding fees on your bill.

Policies & Procedures

  1. You agree to accurately describe the product, sizes that you’re selling.
  2. You agree to only using your own photographs or artistic renderings of products that you actually own or have in stock.
  3. If you are selling Custom Items in designed by you, you agree that:
  4. All custom item listings are available for purchase.
  5. Each custom listing has a set price.
  6. If you are using photographs of previous work with options for customization (like color choices) included in the listing, it is clear in your description that the photos shown are just examples.

We believe in honesty and fair representation. While we understand and even encourage you to display your store and products in a flattering way, we expect you to accurately represent yourself, your items, and your business.

By selling with us, you agree that you will:

  1. Provide honest, accurate information about your store and products.
  2. Honor your own policies on returns, reimbursement and shipping, you choose to publish them.
  3. Accurately represent your items and listing photos.
  4. Respect the intellectual property of others. If you feel someone has violated your intellectual property rights, feel free to report it to us.
  5. Not engage in fee avoidance and/or user redirection to external stores
  6. Not create duplicate shops and/or use multiple accounts to sell the same items.

Terms & Agreement

Your use of www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com is an ecommerce marketplace where buyers can shop and sellers can sell ethnic clothes, accessories, home and living items and the site is comprised of several page and secured backend for emerging and established fashion designers to be discovered and have their designs introduced to consumers.

Your use of www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com is subject to BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE’s Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices.o.

Visiting www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com or sending emails to BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.

BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.

www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE and BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE of the site or any association with its operators.

Certain services made available via www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the www.BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE may share such information and data with any third party with whom BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of www.BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE.com users and customers.

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site.

BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.

The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.

BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to www.BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

You will be able to connect your BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE account to third party accounts. By connecting your BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.

The Service is controlled, operated and administered by BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE from our offices within the CANADA. If you access the Service from a location outside CANADA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE Content accessed through BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE in asserting any available defenses.

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE CO. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE CO. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE CO. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE CO. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE CO. OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.

BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Georgia and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Georgia in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.

BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which www.BOUTIQUEAFRICAINE.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. BOUTIQUE AFRICAINE encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.