Create A Seller Account
Thank you for your interest in selling on Made In YVR!
Before you apply please confirm that:
- Your company/brand operates out of Greater Vancouver, BC
- Your products are made in Greater Vancouver, BC
- You are able to offer free shipping on all orders anywhere in Canada
- You are able to fulfill orders within 7 days or provide accurate delivery timeframe for orders
- You can provide high resolution images of your product(s) on a white background
- You have a PayPal Business account
Please note as stated in our Terms & Agreements below we take a 15% commision on each sale to cover our transaction fees and to keep Made In YVR up and running.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully (the “Terms”).
If you use the website (including mobile websites), applications, or other services on which these Terms appear, that means you understand and accept these Terms. These Terms may change from time to time. If MadeInYVR, Inc. (“MadeInYVR”) make changes, we will let you know by posting the changes on our website.
These Terms and any other legal terms found elsewhere on this website are the entire agreement between you and MadeInYVR with respect to your use of our website. These Terms and other legal terms on our site supersede any and all other understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding your use of our website.
From time to time we may update these Terms. Your use of the Online Shop after we post any changes to these Terms constitutes your agreement to those changes. You agree to review these Terms periodically to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version. MadeInYVR may, in its sole discretion, and at any time, discontinue the Online Shop or any part thereof, with or without notice, or may prevent your use of the Online Shop with or without notice to you. You agree that you do not have any rights in the Online Shop and that MadeInYVR will have no liability to you if the Online Shop is discontinued or your ability to access this Site or any content you may have posted on the Online Shop is terminated.
THIS ONLINE SHOP IS A MARKETPLACE
The Online Shop acts as a venue to allow users who comply with MadeInYVR's policies to offer, sell and buy certain goods within a fixed-price format. MadeInYVR is not directly involved in the transaction between buyers and sellers. As a result, MadeInYVR has no control over the quality, safety, morality or legality of any aspect of the items listed, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell items or the ability of buyers to pay for items. While MadeInYVR does engage in some limited evaluation of the products marketed in herein for their overall suitability to the MadeInYVR brand, MadeInYVR does not pre-screen users or the content or MadeInYVR provided by users. In addition MadeInYVR does not engage in any safety, performance or quality control testing in connection with its aesthetic review of the products sold herein. MadeInYVR cannot ensure that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction. Nor can MadeInYVR make any promises, warranties or guarantees that the products are safe, perform as advertised or will be received as described. Consequently, by participating in this marketplace you understand that MadeInYVR does not transfer legal ownership of items from the seller to the buyer.
MadeInYVR cannot guarantee the true identity, age, and nationality of a user. MadeInYVR encourages you to communicate directly with potential transaction partners through the tools available on the Online Shop. You may also wish to consider using a third-party escrow service or services that provide additional user verification.
You agree that madeinyvr.com is a venue and as such is not responsible or liable for any content, for example, data, text, MadeInYVR, usernames, graphics, images, photographs, profiles, audio, video, items, and links posted by you, other users, or outside parties on the Online Shop. You use the MadeInYVR websites and services thereon at your own risk.
Age: MadeInYVR’s services are available only to, and may only be used by, individuals who are 18 years and older who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that all registration MadeInYVR you submit is accurate and truthful. MadeInYVR may, in its sole discretion, refuse to offer access to or use of the Online Shop to any person or entity and change its eligibility criteria at any time. This provision is void where prohibited by law and the right to access the Online Shop is revoked in such jurisdictions.
Individuals under the age of 18 must at all times use MadeInYVR's services only in conjunction with and under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who is at least 18 years of age. In this all cases, the adult is the user and is responsible for any and all activities.
Compliance: You agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content. You are responsible for all applicable taxes. In addition, you must abide by MadeInYVR’s policies as stated in the Agreement and the IP policy as well as all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Online Shop by MadeInYVR, each of which is incorporated herein by reference and each of which may be updated by MadeInYVR from time to time without notice to you.
Password: Keep your password secure. You are fully responsible for all activity, liability and damage resulting from your failure to maintain password confidentiality. You agree to immediately notify MadeInYVR of any unauthorized use of your password or any breach of security. You also agree that MadeInYVR cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to keep your password secure. You agree not to provide your username and password MadeInYVR in combination to any other party other than MadeInYVR without MadeInYVR's express written permission.
Account on MadeInYVR: You must keep your account MadeInYVR up-to-date and accurate at all times, including a valid email address. To sell items on the website you must provide and maintain a valid Stripe account.
Account Transfer: You may not transfer or sell your online account and User ID to another party. If you are registering as a business entity, you personally guarantee that you have the authority to bind the entity to this Agreement.
Right to Refuse Service: MadeInYVR reserves the right, in MadeInYVR's sole discretion, to cancel unconfirmed or inactive accounts. MadeInYVR also reserves the right to refuse service to anyone, for any reason, at any time.
NO WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
MadeInYVR HEREBY NOTIFIES YOU THAT THIS ONLINE SHOP IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, MadeInYVR DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER CONTAINED ON OR RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE MERCHANT ABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. MadeInYVR WILL NOT BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR INJURIES CAUSED BY USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS ONLINE SHOP OR ANY FEATURE ON THIS ONLINE SHOP (SUCH AS VIRUSES, OMISSIONS, MISSTATEMENTS, MISTAKES, INTERRUPTIONS, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY EVENTS BEYOND MadeInYVR’S REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THIS ONLINE SHOP’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES.) In no event shall MadeInYVR’s total liability for all damages, losses, and causes of action exceed five dollars ($5.00).
You understand that any reliance on the Online Shop or any Content (as hereinafter defined) is at your own risk. We make no representations regarding the amount of time that any Content will be preserved, including any User Content (as hereafter defined). MadeInYVR may from time to time revise the MadeInYVR, services and the resources contained in the Online Shop. MadeInYVR reserves the right to make changes without any obligation to notify past, current or prospective visitors. In no event shall MadeInYVR be liable for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of any use of the MadeInYVR contained herein. You understand that we may, in our sole discretion and at any time, discontinue this Online Shop or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that you do not have any rights in this Online Shop, and that we will have no liability to you if this Online Shop is discontinued or your ability to access it is terminated.
TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP
The content, arrangement and layout of the Online Shop, including, but not limited to, the trademarks, service marks, text, art work, graphics, images, buttons, screen shots, music, digitally downloadable files, other content, and the compilation of the foregoing that appear on or are incorporated into the Online Shop (“Content”) are property of MadeInYVR, its licensors, or are used subject to fair use provisions of the law, and are protected from copying, imitation, communication, or simulation under domestic and international laws and are not to be reproduced, communicated, displaying, distributing, or transmitted without the express written permission of MadeInYVR.
MadeInYVR understands that from time to time you may wish to use the MadeInYVR marks, and hereby grants you this limited license to use MadeInYVR marks subject to the following terms:
- You many make fair use of MadeInYVR’s marks. MadeInYVR supports free speech and you do not need permission to make legitimate commentary about MadeInYVR, the company, or MadeInYVR’s services.
- You must distinguish the MadeInYVR marks from surrounding text by, for example, capitalizing the first letter of the MadeInYVR marks.
- You must spell the MadeInYVR marks properly.
- You may not incorporate the MadeInYVR marks or a confusingly similar mark into, for example, the name of your business, organization, non-profit organization, event, or trademark.
- You may not remove, alter, distort or modify the MadeInYVR marks, including adding other terms to the MadeInYVR marks to create new words.
- You may not use the MadeInYVR marks or a confusingly similar mark in a way that falsely implies a relationship or affiliation with, sponsorship, or endorsement by MadeInYVR, Inc. or that can be reasonably interpreted to suggest MadeInYVR comes from, or represents the views or opinions of MadeInYVR, Inc. or an MadeInYVR employee.
- You many not, without prior permission, use the MadeInYVR marks in the name of your product or service, or otherwise in your product.
- You many not use any trademarks, service marks, trade dress, designs or logos that are confusingly similar to MadeInYVR marks or the look and feel of the MadeInYVR website.
- You may not use the MadeInYVR marks in any way or on any website that contains or promotes adult content, gambling, or otherwise violates applicable law or regulation.
- You may not use the MadeInYVR marks in a manner that is in MadeInYVR’s sole opinion misleading, unfair, defamatory, infringing, libelous, disparaging, tarnishing, obscene or otherwise objectionable to MadeInYVR.
You agree that if you violate this prohibition, we will pursue all of our legal remedies. You will be responsible for any losses or fees that MadeInYVR may incur because of your violation. Any unauthorized use of the materials, structure, sequence, arrangement, or design of the Online Shop, or trademarks, service marks, or trade dress found within the Online Shop may violate civil or criminal laws, including, but not limited to, copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
This Online Shop may also contain trademarks and service marks that belong to third parties. These other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners. If a third party makes a claim or initiates suit against MadeInYVR due to your use of these other marks without the permission of the proper party, you agree to indemnify and hold MadeInYVR harmless from such claim or suit.
If you are a trademark or copyright owner and you believe that your rights have been violated, please submit your Proprietary Rights Complaint Form, and any questions you might have, to our designated agent: email@example.com. Our designated agent will respond only to these trademark or copyright issues.
We may terminate your account or refuse to work with you further if we believe you violated the Posting Rules, these Terms, or any law (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising). We may monitor any and all messages, postings, or other content sent to the Online Shop or items sold through this Online Shop. We may remove or refuse to post anything that we believe violates the Posting Rules, the Terms, the law, or is otherwise inappropriate. MadeInYVR does not necessarily, however, monitor any materials posted, transmitted, or communicated to or within the Online Shop.
No Illegal, Infringing or Abusive Message Content: You are responsible for the content you post and items you list for sale in any interactive feature on the Online Shop (“Postings” or “User Content”). You agree to not post anything that is unlawful, harmful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, obscene, invasive of the privacy of another person, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, racist, infringing, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate. You further agree not to list for sale any items that have been identified as hazardous to consumers or otherwise subject to recall. You also agree not to list any item for sale or complete any transaction that could cause MadeInYVR to violate any applicable rule, law, statue, ordinance, regulation, or that otherwise violate these Terms or Posting Rules.
No Violations of Third Party Rights: You agree that you will not post any content that infringes the rights of a third party. This includes that party’s trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property rights. You agree you will not post anything that contains personal MadeInYVR about any individual or violates the privacy of anyone. You will not post anything that you are under a contractual obligation to keep private or confidential. You agree that you will not impersonate any person or organization, including without limitation, the personnel of MadeInYVR. You will not imply an affiliation with another person or organization. You will not post any content that contains slanderous or libelous comments about others.
Account on MadeInYVR: You may never share or transfer your account with any other party. It is your responsibility to keep your password confidential and secure. You must notify MadeInYVR if your password has been lost, stolen, or otherwise compromised. Upon notification, we will suspend access or change access to your account immediately. If you lose your password or otherwise believe that your account has been compromised, please contact MadeInYVR immediately and we will provide you the means to reset your password.
No Viruses, Corrupting Files or Interference: You agree that you will not post any software, files or links to other sites. You agree you will not post any content that contains viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may harm MadeInYVR’s system or a third party’s computer. You further agree that you will not post any content that damages the operation of the Online Shop or feature on the Online Shop. You agree you will not transmit any destructive codes that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal MadeInYVR.
Miscellaneous: All Postings must be written by a person aged 18 or older. All Postings must be written in English using commonly accepted standards of spelling and grammar, be submitted only one time, and be free from HTML tags or URLs. You agree not to make any Postings that will create liability or appear to create liability for MadeInYVR, or would cause MadeInYVR to lose (in whole or in part) the service of its ISPs or other vendors and suppliers.
Each author is responsible for his or her Postings. MadeInYVR is not responsible for any materials, MadeInYVR or opinions expressed in the Postings. The Postings do not necessarily reflect the opinions of MadeInYVR. If you believe that a Posting was posted in violation of these Posting Rules or Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org MadeInYVR may not acknowledge receipt of your complaint. MadeInYVR will not act as arbiter of disputes arising from third party communications or transmission to the Online Shop.
USER CONTENT LICENSE
You hereby grant MadeInYVR a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights you have in your User Content, in any media now known or not currently known. You agree to allow MadeInYVR to store or re-format your User Content on this Online Shop and display your User Content on this Online Shop in any way we choose.
By posting User Content on MadeInYVR, it is possible for an outside website or third party to re-post that Content. You agree to hold MadeInYVR harmless for any disputes concerning this use. If you choose to display your own MadeInYVR-hosted image on another website, the image must provide a link back to its listing page on MadeInYVR.
SPECIFIC TERMS FOR SELLING ON MADEINYVR SITES
By listing an item on the Online Shop you warrant that you and the item comply with MadeInYVR’s published policies. You also warrant that you may legally sell the item. You must accurately describe your item and all terms of sale in your MadeInYVR shop. Your listings may include text descriptions, graphics, pictures and other content relevant to the sale of that item. All items must be listed in an appropriate category with appropriate tags. Each listing must accurately and completely describe the item/items for sale in that listing. If the “in stock” quantity is more than one, all items in that listing must be prepared and delivered in a manner that is consistent with the items description, taking into consideration that such items are handmade will have slight variation. Each unique item must have its own listing.
All sales are binding. The seller must ship the order or otherwise complete the transaction with the buyer in a prompt manner, unless there is an exceptional circumstance, such as: (a) the buyer fails to meet the terms of the seller’s listing (such as payment method), or (b) the seller cannot authenticate the buyer’s identify. The buyer must deliver appropriate payment for items purchased, unless there is an exceptional circumstance.
The price stated in each item listing description must be an accurate representation of the sale. You may not alter the item’s price after a sale for the purpose of avoiding MadeInYVR transaction fees, misrepresent the item’s location, or use another user’s account without permission.
Prohibited, Questionable and Infringing Items and Activities
Notwithstanding anything else contained in the Intellectual Property Policy, you are solely responsible for your conduct and activities related to the Online Shop and any and all data, text, MadeInYVR, usernames, graphics, images, photographs, profiles, audio, video, items, and links (together, "Content") that you submit, post, and display on the Online Shop.
Restricted Activities: Your Content and your use of the Online Shop shall not:
- Be false, inaccurate or misleading
- Be fraudulent or involve the sale of illegal, counterfeit or stolen items
- Infringe upon any third-party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual property rights or rights of publicity or privacy (see also, MadeInYVR's Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy)
- Violate any Online Shop policy or community guidelines, or any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising)
- Contain items that have been identified by any applicable government agency as hazardous to consumers and therefore subject to a recall
- Be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, unlawfully harassing, impersonate or intimidate any person (including MadeInYVR staff or other users), or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person, through for example, the use of similar email address, nicknames, or creation of false account(s) or any other method or device
- Interfere with a seller’s business or shop
- Take any action that may undermine online reviews or feedback
- Be obscene or contain child pornography
- Contain or transmit any code of a destructive nature that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal MadeInYVR
- Host images not part of a listing
- Modify, adapt or hack the Online Shop or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Online Shop;
- Appear to create liability for the MadeInYVR or cause MadeInYVR Canda to lose (in whole or in part) the services of MadeInYVR's ISPs or other suppliers
COMMUNICATING WITH MADEINYVR
You understand that we will not treat any materials, ideas or other communications you transmit to us as confidential or proprietary. You agree that we may use anything you send to MadeInYVR anywhere, anytime, and for any reason whatsoever. If, at MadeInYVR’s request, you send User Content to improve the Online Shop (for example through the forums or to customer support), MadeInYVR will also consider that User Content to be non-confidential and non-proprietary and MadeInYVR will not be liable for use or disclosure of the User Content. All of your communications with MadeInYVR are subject to this Agreement. You acknowledge that your User Content may contain concepts, ideas, materials, proposals, suggestions and the like (the “Material”). With respect to the Material you acknowledge that: (a) MadeInYVR receives numerous submissions from many parties and/or may have independently developed and/or considered similar Material and that MadeInYVR’s review of the Material is not an admission of novelty, priority or originality; and (b) MadeInYVR’s use of any similar Material whether based on your User Content, provided to MadeInYVR by third parties, or independently developed or considered by MadeInYVR, shall be without obligation to you.
RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION
MadeInYVR does not control the User Content provided by users on MadeInYVR. You may find some User Content to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. There are also risks of dealing with underage persons or people acting under false pretense. You agree that MadeInYVR (and MadeInYVR’s officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) is not responsible for any and all acts or omissions of users on this Online Shop. Please use caution, common sense, and practice safe buying and selling when using this Online Shop.
Should you have a dispute with one or more users, or an outside party, you release MadeInYVR (and MadeInYVR’s officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. MadeInYVR encourages users to report user-to-user disputes to your local law enforcement, postmaster general, or a certified mediation or arbitration entity, as applicable.
You agree to indemnify and hold MadeInYVR, our parents, subsidiaries, officers, employees, and website contractors and each of their officers, employees and agents harmless from any claims, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees and costs, related to your violation of these Terms, including the Posting Policy, or which arises from the use of Postings you submitted, posted, or otherwise provided to us.
OUR ONLINE SHOP AND CHILDREN
SHIPPING CUSTOMER ORDERS
All MadeInYVR vendors must offer free shipping for any and all products they sell on madeinyvr.com. Vendors must be able to ship orders within 5 business days of receipt of the order being received or provide accurate and reliable shipping information with a variance of no more than +/- two business days for any custom products that may take longer that 5 business days to ship.
REFUNDS, RETURNS, AND EXCHANGES
The MadeInYVR Online Shop is a marketplace made up of independent vendors selling their own products. Each vendor is responsible for their own policies regarding refunds, exchanges, and returns. Individual policies will vary from vendor to vendor. Should customers wish to initiate an exchange or refund they will be given vendor contact information to consult directly with vendors for any returns or exchanges
ACCEPTABLE USE (Stripe)
You are independently responsible for complying with all applicable laws in all of your actions related to your use of Stripe's services, regardless of the purpose of the use. In addition, you must adhere to the terms of Stripe's Acceptable Use Policy.
MADEINYVR COMMISION RATES
Made YVR will take a flat 15% commission rate on all sales completed through the madeinyvr.com website. This commision rate will be taken from the sale price exclusive of any taxes. MadeInYVR.com commissions will be deducted from any remittances sent to vendors. This commission rate includes all payment processing fees and other associated costs. Commission rates are non-negotiable.
Vendors will receive payment for all orders completed on MadeInYVR.com directly from Stripe to the vendors Stripe account no later than 5 business days after the initial order is received. Vendors unable to receive payment directly into a Stripe account will not be able to sell products on MadeInYVR at this time. Some payments for multiple small orders may be grouped together into a single remittance which would also occur no later than 5 business days after the first order is received.
You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding you ruse of the Online Shop and any of our services and, if applicable, your listing, purchase, solicitation of offers to purchase, and sale of items. In addition, you are responsible for paying any taxes applicable to any purchases or sales of items you make on the Online Shop (excluding any taxes on MadeInYVR’s net income).
Both you and MadeInYVR acknowledge and agree that no partnership is formed. Neither you nor MadeInYVR has the power or the authority to obligate or bind the other.
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of British Columbia.
If any provision of these Terms are held unenforceable, then such provision will be modified to reflect the parties’ intention. All remaining provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.