1.1. (“Chefmay.com” or “we”) operates an e-commerce platform consisting of a website and mobile application (“marketplace”), together with supporting logistics and payment infrastructure, for the sale and purchase of consumer products in the Arab Republic of Egypt (“territory”).
1.2. These general terms and conditions shall apply to buyers and sellers on the marketplace and shall govern your use of the marketplace and related services.
1.3. By using our marketplace, you accept these general terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these general terms and conditions or any part of these general terms and conditions, you must not use our marketplace. 1.4. If you use our marketplace in the course of a business or other organizational project, then by so doing you:
2.1. You may not register with our marketplace if you are under 18 years of age (by using our marketplace or agreeing to these general terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age).
2.2. You may register for an account with our marketplace by completing and submitting the registration form on our marketplace.
2.3. You represent and warrant that all information provided in the registration form is complete and accurate.
2.4. If you register for an account with our marketplace, you will be asked to provide an email address/user ID and password and you agree to:
2.5. Your account shall be used exclusively by you and you shall not transfer your account to any third party. If you authorize any third party to manage your account on your behalf this shall be at your own risk.
2.6. We may suspend or cancel your account, and/or edit your account details, at any time in our sole discretion and without notice or explanation, providing that if we cancel any products or services you have paid for but not received, and you have not breached these general terms and conditions, we will refund you in respect of the same.
2.7. You may cancel your account on our marketplace by contacting us as provided at section 23.
3.1. You acknowledge and agree that:
3.2. Subject to these general terms and conditions, the seller’s terms of business shall govern the contract for sale and purchase between the buyer and the seller. Notwithstanding this, the following provisions will be incorporated into the contract of sale and purchase between the buyer and the seller:
4.1. Returns of products by buyers and acceptance of returned products by sellers shall be managed by us in accordance with the returns page on the marketplace, as may be amended from time to time. Acceptance of returns shall be in our discretion, subject to compliance with applicable laws of the territory.
4.2. Refunds in respect of returned products shall be managed in accordance with the refunds page on the marketplace, as may be amended from time to time. Our rules on refunds shall be exercised in our discretion, subject to applicable laws of the territory. We may offer refunds, in our discretion:
4.3. Returned products shall be accepted and refunds issued by Chefmay.com, for and on behalf of the seller.
4.4. Changes to our returns page or refunds page shall be effective in respect of all purchases made from the date of publication of the change on our website.
5.1. You must make payments due under these general terms and conditions in accordance with the Payments Information and Guidelines on the marketplace.
6.1. In these general terms and conditions, "your content" means:
6.2. Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these general terms and conditions, must be accurate, complete and truthful.
6.3. Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet, and must not:
6.4. Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, infringe any person's legal rights, or be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law). Your content must not infringe or breach:
6.5. You must not use our marketplace to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our marketplace, breach the provisions of these general terms and conditions.
6.6. You must not submit to our marketplace any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
6.7. The review function on the marketplace may be used to facilitate buyer reviews on products. You shall not use the review function or any other form of communication to provide inaccurate, inauthentic or fake reviews.
6.8. You must not interfere with a transaction by: (i) contacting another user to buy or sell an item listed on the marketplace outside of the marketplace; or (ii) communicating with a user involved in an active or completed transaction to warn them away from a particular buyer, seller or item; or (iii) contacting another user with the intent to collect any payments.
6.9. You acknowledge that all users of the marketplace are solely responsible for interactions with other users and you shall exercise caution and good judgment in your communication with users. You shall not send them personal information including credit card details.
6.10. We may periodically review your content and we reserve the right to remove any content in our discretion for any reason whatsoever.
6.11. If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our marketplace, or any material or activity that breaches these general terms and conditions, you may inform us by contacting us as provided at section 23.
7.1. You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content across our marketing channels and any existing or future media.
7.2. You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under section 7.1.
7.3. You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under section 7.1.
7.4. You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
7.5. Without prejudice to our other rights under these general terms and conditions, if you breach our rules on content in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached our rules on content, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.
8.1. In this section 8 words “marketplace” and "website” shall be used interchangeably to refer to Chefmay.com’s websites and mobile applications.
8.2. You may:
8.3. Except as expressly permitted by section 8.2 or the other provisions of these general terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer. 8.4. You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes in respect of selling or purchasing products on the marketplace.
8.5. Except as expressly permitted by these general terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
8.6. Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
8.7. Notwithstanding section 8.6, you may forward links to products on our website and redistribute our newsletter and promotional materials in print and electronic form to any person.
8.8. We reserve the right to suspend or restrict access to our website, to areas of our website and/or to functionality upon our website. We may, for example, suspend access to the website during server maintenance or when we update the website. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on the website.
8.9. You must not:
9.1. Subject to the express provisions of these general terms and conditions:
9.2. Chefmay.com’s logos and our other registered and unregistered trademarks are trademarks belonging to us; we give no permission for the use of these trademarks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.
9.3. The third party registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners and we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any license to exercise such rights.
10.1. Buyers agree to processing of their personal data in accordance with the terms of Chefmay.com’s Privacy and Cookie Notice.
10.3. Sellers shall be directly responsible to buyers for any misuse of their personal data and Chefmay.com shall bear no liability to buyers in respect of any misuse by sellers of their personal data.
11.1. We operate an anti-money laundering compliance program and reserve the right to perform due diligence checks on all users of the marketplace.
11.2. You agree to provide to us all such information, documentation and access to your business premises as we may require:
12.1. You acknowledge that:
12.2. We do not warrant or represent:
12.3. We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our marketplace services, and to stop publishing our marketplace, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any marketplace services, or if we stop publishing the marketplace.
12.4. We do not guarantee any commercial results concerning the use of the marketplace.
12.5. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to section 13.1 below, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these general terms and conditions, our marketplace and the use of our marketplace.
13.1. Nothing in these general terms and conditions will:
13.2. The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this section 13 and elsewhere in these general terms and conditions:
13.3. In respect of the services offered to you free of charge we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever.
13.4. Our aggregate liability to you in respect of any contract to provide services to you under these general terms and conditions shall not exceed the total amount paid and payable to us under the contract. Each separate transaction on the marketplace shall constitute a separate contract for the purpose of this section 13.4.
13.5. Notwithstanding section 13.4 above, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage of any nature, including in respect of:
13.6. We accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the marketplace or these general terms and conditions (this will not limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
13.7. Our marketplace includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations. We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
14.1. You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against:
15.1. If we permit the registration of an account on our marketplace it will remain open indefinitely, subject to these general terms and conditions.
15.2. If you breach these general terms and conditions, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these general terms and conditions or any Chefmay.com codes, policies or guidelines in any way we may:
15.3. Where we suspend, prohibit or block your access to our marketplace or a part of our marketplace you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
16.1. These general terms and conditions and the Chefmay.com codes, policies and guidelines (and in respect of sellers the seller terms and conditions) shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our marketplace and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our marketplace.
17.1. Should these general terms and conditions, the seller terms and conditions, and the Chefmay.com codes, policies and guidelines be in conflict, these terms and conditions, the seller terms and conditions and the Chefmay.com codes, policies and guidelines shall prevail in the order here stated.
18.1. We may revise these general terms and conditions, the seller terms and conditions, and the Chefmay.com codes, policies and guidelines from time to time.
18.2. The revised general terms and conditions shall apply from the date of publication on the marketplace.
19.1. If a provision of these general terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
19.2. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these general terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
20.1. You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these general terms and conditions.
20.2. You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these general terms and conditions.
21.1. A contract under these general terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
21.2. The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these general terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
22.1. These general terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
22.2. Any disputes relating to these general terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Cairo courts.
23.1. The marketplace is operated by Chefmay.com Egypt. We are registered in the Arab Republic of Egypt