Become A Merchant

  1. Welcome to deal directory, New Zealand's own online buy –sale platform for merchants (business). These terms and conditions are intended to help keep deal directory a safe place for its patrons and its merchants.
    1.1
    Acceptance of terms and conditions: The terms and conditions are the terms on which deal directory offers you access to the services and the website. By registering as a merchant of deal directory you are deemed to accept all terms and conditions. Your use of the service is at your sole risk. The website and services are provided on as is as available basis. To the maximum extent permitted by law. Deal directory is not liable for any losses occurred to merchant.
    1.2
    Amendment of terms and conditions: As deal directory operates in a changing commercial, technological and regulatory environment we may amend this agreement from time to time. The latest version of the agreement will be published on deal directory website. Please check deal directory website regularly for updates. These amendments will be made keeping in mind interests of merchants (You) and our patrons and other business interests of deal directory.
    1.3
    Terminology:
    "Deals" include listing by merchants with a buy now price.
    "Merchant service" means goods and service that has been advertised by a merchant in service category.
    "Hot deals" deals listed by deal directory visible on the home page.
    "Featured deals" deals display top in categories and appears first in the list of the categories example listed top in accommodation category and top in hotels.
    "Homepage deals" appears on home page but are not hot deals.
    "Services category" means the category on the deal directory homepage where members can list services and browse deals in.
    "We", "us" and "our" are a reference to deal directory limited.
    "Merchant" means you as a business owner.
    "Website" means deal directory website through which the services are offered. Deal.
    "Deal" means a deal listed on the Website through which you offer/sell your business product or service.
    "User" refers to a person who visits the website and is a potential buyer of the products listed on the website.
  2. Specific warning:
    Deal directory does not take any part in the sale of items other than by providing our Website as a venue for merchants.We do not act as agent for either party and do not participate in any sale or transaction between you and other users, including where you use the credit card service..
    2.1
    At your own risk:Transactions between you and other mechants and users are conducted entirely at your own risk. You agree that deal directory takes no responsibility or liability for any misconduct of any of its users including, without limitation, members that have registered under false pretenses or who attempt to defraud you. Deal directory gives no undertakings, representations, or warranties in relation to deals sold or listed on the Website. Deal directory will not be liable/ responsible for any such losses occurred to merchants related directly or indirectly.
    2.2
    Deal directory reserve the right to restrict and limit your ability to use the website or list deals for sale or remove listing and other content .warn its users of your actions, issue a warning to you, suspend or terminate your merchant facility or refuse to provide our services to you if you breach terms and conditions where deal directory considers it appropriate.
    2.3
    You will not use obscene or offensive language or submit any material that is, or may potentially be, defamatory, abusive or hateful, an invasion of anyone's privacy, harmfull to other users, harmful to deal directory or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any legislation.
    2.4
    Deal directory assumes no responsibility or liability for the preservation of content on the Website and may modify or remove it at its sole discretion.
    2.5
    Deal directory does not warrant that I) the Services provided will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free, or ii) that any information provided on the Website is error-free or reliable.
    2.6
    No advice or information that is obtained by you from deal directory or anyone else shall create any warranty by deal directory that is not expressly stated in the terms and conditions.
    2.7
    You cannot sell items/products/service that are legally not permissible by New Zealand law. This also includes age restricted items.
    2.8
    Deal polices
    • All deals listed on our site will be exclusive and cannot be provided through any other channel accept deal directory. Unless agreed by deal directory.
    • Deals must be accurately represented, described and must be placed in the most appropriate category. Each deal should include accurate, current, and all relevant information about terms of sale and how to redeem the deal, this includes shipping cost.
    • Buy now price of the deal should be the actual price of the deal and not listed on the site. There should not be any hidden charges all extra charges should be mentioned in the website.
    • All deals should include warranty, refund policy, or returns policy, clear discription.
    • You cannot list same deals at any given time or clone same deal. Each deal should have different offerings.
    • Minimum difference in the discount: if same deal is listed in consumer and B2b category the deal listed in B2b category should have minimum discount difference of 5% percent.
    • All deals should be in New Zealand dollars and include all applicable GST.
    • All deals should include shipping charges if applied.
    • 'Keyword spamming' to manipulate search results is not allowed.
    • Listing a deal is a commitment to sell through deal directory all deals sold must be honored by the merchant.
    • You must not list deals or use the website to promote items for sale outside dealdirectory.
    • You must list your deal your deal in one category only which must be the most appropriate category for your item.
    • You can only list product/service that you are legally entitled to sell.
    • You cannot list third party products or services under your merchant facility, this will be treated serious breach and will lead to termination of the service.
    • Breach of the above will involve a legal action by deal directory and merchant will be liable for any losses and any such legal expenses.
    • All deals listed will have to comply with New Zealand law, you must not list anything that infringes copyright or intellectual property rights.
    • All deals can include hyperlinks to merchant's website but should not direct them to a website and commence sale outside deal directory website.
    2.9
    Termination of membership:
    Deal directory reserves the right to decline to register or to terminate your merechant facility without entering into further discussions with you. Without limiting the foregoing, deal directory may terminate your membership if a serious complaint or multiple complaints are received about you from other mmerchants or users, if you breach these terms and conditions, if you impersonate another mechant, or if we, at our sole discretion, deem your behavior to be unacceptable. You may at any time close your deal directory merchant by giving us three days' notice in writing. Any fees chargeable towards the merchant facility is not refundable unless required by law.
    3.0
    Responsibility of security and information:
    You are responsible for keeping your login information, including your email address and password, secret and secure. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree. Not to allow/permit any other person to use your user name or membership and not to disclose, or provide to any other person, your password, email address, date of birth or any other information in connection with your membership that may allow them to gain access to your membership.
    3.1
    Emails and newsletters:
    Deal directory will send you emails relating to your merchant facility, transactions and other activities on the Website, and for promoting and marketing other Trade Me products and Services to you. Trade me may also send regular electronic newsletters to members. Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how you can unsubscribe from the mailing list.
    3.2
    Your information:
    Your business information will be shared with our brand partners for limited marketing activity this will include special offers, emails, and other business deals and offerings to benefit the merchant as part of deal directory service.

    Equal opportunity will be given to merchant in turn to market to their product or service to other merchants registered with deal directory however this will be monitored under strict guidelines of deal directory. This would include complete list of members available with deal directory with their phone number, email address, and physical address. You agree that deal directory may disclose any information to relevant authorities by law in case of breach considered by deal directory or law enforcement agencies.
    3.3
    Second hand items or refurbished:
    Deal directory does not allow used second hand items or refurbished products unless in writing approved by deal directory.
    Merchants participating in the book:You agree to accept and honour the coupons by the end user till the expiry of the coupon advertised in the deal directory book.
    Deal directory reserves the right to increase/decrease the quantity of the book.
    Merchants participating in the deal directory miniature book agree to accept to accept and honour coupons advertised in it as anytime offer.
    Deal directory fees and accounts:Dealdirectory charges yearly membership charges to use the website as a platform of sales of a business owner. This also includes a set up cost when you first sign up with us. When a merchant facility is discontinued this fee is re applied.
    Our refund policy: All payments made towards advertising in the book and merchant login/set up cost is not refundable unless required by the law.