Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use

Please carefully read these terms which apply to the entire contents of the website (site) under the domain name www.violinmarketplace.com and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you.. Using the site indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use the site. This notice is issued ViolinMarketPlace.com. These Terms of Use also apply to our Facebook pages (pages) where relevant and all other media.

violinmarketplace.com is a marketplace that allows users to offer, sell, auction and buy instruments .

violinmarketplace.com does not have possession of anything listed or sold through violinmarketplace.com and is not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers. The contract for the sale is directly between buyer and seller. violinmarketplace.com is not a traditional shop or auctioneer.

While we may provide pricing, postage, listing and other guidance in our Services, such guidance is solely informational, and you may decide to follow it or not. violinmarketplace.com does not review all users’ listings or content. While we may help facilitate the resolution of disputes through various programmes, violinmarketplace.com has no control over, and does not guarantee the existence, quality, safety or legality of, items advertised; the truth or accuracy of users’ content, listings or feedback; the ability of sellers to sell items; the ability of buyers to pay for items; or that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction or return an item.

As a Seller

You agree that all items listed are for sale and are described accurately and are able to be shipped to the buyer. 

You agree to pay the sellers commission, to violinmarketplace.com. Any failure to do so will be a breach of our agreement and your account will be removed.

You agree to act responsibly as a seller and have a returns and refund policy in place and clearly in view, the seller is responsible for all refunds  and will be issued by the seller.

Deletion requests for items listed that are no longer for sale are accepted, but may will incur a deletion fee.

Sellers must have a valid payment method on file with violinmarketplace.com at all times. You authorise violinmarketplace.com to automatically charge your chosen payment method in accordance with this User Agreement and the applicable billing agreement(s) you agree to when setting up or changing your payment method, for future charges and fees incurred in relation to the Services provided by violinmarketplace.com. This includes, but is not limited to, amounts owed for violinmarketplace.com fees.

If you are a seller, you are liable for transaction fees arising out of all sales made using some or all violinmarketplace.com Services, even if sales terms are finalised or payment is made outside of violinmarketplace.com. In addition, if you are a seller and you offer or reference your contact information or ask for a buyer’s contact information, you may be liable to pay a final value fee in consideration for the introduction to a buyer for that item on the violinmarketplace.com site, even if the item does not actually sell. We have a small shipping and packing guide here.

As a Buyer

Any items bought from violinmarketplace.com is a legal contract between yourself the buyer and the seller, you are responsible to pay for all items in a space of two days. 

If you are unable to complete the purchase you will need to write to us imediatley with the reasons why, this may result in your ability to buy online at violinmarketplace.com removed and your account deleted.

Any buying/ trading  of listed items outside of the violinmarketplace.com will be considered a breach of of our agreement and your account will be removed.

Refunds and Returns should be set in the Sellers T & C’s but as a general rule, if the item is not as described or missing vital information about damage, provenance or condition, the return fees should be paid by the seller and the buyer offered a credit note or full refund. If the buyer Changes their mind and simply does not like the product it is up to the discretion of the Seller if a return is possible and the return shipping fees would normally be paid the buyer.

Permitted Use

You may access some areas of the site or pages without registering your details with us. Certain areas and data are only open to you if you register with us. By accessing any part of the site or pages, you shall be deemed to have accepted these terms in full and as they form a legally binding agreement between you and Violin MarketPlace in relation to your use of the site or pages. It is important that you take the time to read them carefully. If you do not accept these terms in full, you must leave the site or pages immediately.

You are permitted to access and use the site or pages for your own use on the following basis:

(a) you agree not to alter or modify any part of the site

(b) you agree not to copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any site content for any purpose without our prior written consent.

(c) you agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security related features of the site or pages.

(d) you agree not to use or launch any automated system (including, without limitation, any robot, spider or offline reader) that accesses the site in a manner that sends more request messages to the Amber Violins servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a publicly available, standard (i.e. not modified) web browser;

(e) you agree not to collect or harvest any personal data of any user of the site or pages

Site Content

Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in content on the site or pages are owned by Violin MarketPlace.com. No part of the site or pages may be reproduced or stored in any other site or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or site without Violin MarketPlace prior written permission. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.

You may not misuse the site or pages, which includes hacking, and Violin MarketPlace will co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Violin MarketPlace to disclose the identity or locate anyone involved in misuse of the site or pages. We also reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, misuses the site or pages and we will terminate the membership of violators and may report their activity to the relevant law enforcement authorities.

Violin MarketPlace respects the intellectual property of others, and requires that our users do the same.


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