Terms Of Service

Welcome to Karton!

Thanks for using our products and services (“Services”). The Services are provided by Karton located at 1782 N. Garcia corner Candelaria Street Barangay Valenzuela Makati City, Philippines (“Site).

By using our Services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully.

These Terms of Use ("Terms") govern the access, use, and possession by you, an individual, from within the Republic of the Philippines of applications, websites, content, products, and services ("Services") made available by Karton and its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Karton reserves the right to supplement and amend the Terms of Use or its policies relating to the Service at any time as it deems fit. The amendments will be effective upon Karton’s posting of such updated Terms at this location or the amended policies or supplemental terms on the applicable Services. You agree that it shall be your responsibility to review the Terms of Use regularly. Your continued access or use of the Services after such posting constitutes your consent to be bound by the Terms, as amended.

About Karton

Karton is a marketplace that allows users to offer, sell and buy products in a variety of pricing formats and locations. The actual contract for sale is directly between the seller and buyer. Karton is not a party to the contract of sale.

While we may provide pricing, shipping, listing, and other guidance in our Services, such guidance is solely informational.

Also, while we may help facilitate the resolution of disputes through various programs, Karton has no control over and does not guarantee the existence, quality, safety or legality of items advertised; the truth or accuracy of users' content or listings; 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.

Using Karton

By using the Service, you expressly represent and warrant that you are, at least, 18 years of age. You, further, represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into a legally binding contract.

In order to use Karton’s Services, you must register and maintain a personal account (“Account”). Karton requires personal information such as your name, address, mobile phone number, and age for your Account. You confirm that all the information that you provide are true and accurate. Further, you agree to maintain accurate, complete, and up-to-date information in your Account. Your failure to maintain accurate, complete, and up-to-date account information may result in your inability to access and use the Services or Karton’s termination of this Agreement with you.

You agree that only you will access your Account and that your use of the Service shall be for your own sole, personal usage.

You are responsible for all activity that occurs under your Account, and you agree to maintain the security and secrecy of your Account username and password at all times. Unless otherwise permitted by Karton in writing, you may only possess one Account.

In connection with using or accessing the Services you will not:

  • post, list or upload content or items in inappropriate categories or areas on our Sites;
  • breach or circumvent any laws, third-party rights or our systems, policies, or determinations of your account status;
  • use our Services if you are not able to form legally binding contracts, or are temporarily or indefinitely suspended from using our Sites, services, applications or tools;
  • manipulate the price of any item or interfere with any other user's listings;
  • post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libelous content;
  • fail to pay for items purchased by you, unless you have a valid reason as will be determined by Karton, in its sole discretion;
  • fail to deliver items sold by you, unless you have a valid reason as will be determined by Karton, in its sole discretion;
  • take any action that may undermine the feedback or ratings systems;
  • transfer your Karton account (including Feedback) and user ID to another party without our consent;
  • distribute or post spam, unsolicited or bulk electronic communications, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  • distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Karton, or the interests or property of users;
  • use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access our Services for any purpose;
  • bypass our robot exclusion headers, interfere with the working of our Services, or impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about users without their consent; or circumvent any technical measures we use to provide the Services.

If we believe you are abusing the Services in any way, we may, in our sole discretion and without limiting other remedies, limit, suspend, or terminate your user account(s) and access to our Services, delay or remove hosted content, remove any special status associated with your account(s), remove and demote listings, reduce or eliminate any discounts, and take technical and/or legal steps to prevent you from using our Services.

We may cancel unconfirmed accounts or accounts that have been inactive for a long time or modify or discontinue our Services. Additionally, we reserve the right to refuse or terminate all or part of our Services to anyone for any reason at our discretion.

You agree to assume full responsibility and liability for all loss or damage suffered by yourself, Karton, or any third party as a result of any breach of these Terms.

Listing Conditions

When listing an item, you agree to comply with Karton’s rules for listing and that:

  • You are responsible for the accuracy and content of the listing and item offered;
  • Content that violates any of Karton's policies may be deleted at Karton's discretion;
  • We strive to create a marketplace where buyers find what they are looking for. Therefore, the appearance or placement of listings in search and browse results will depend on a variety of factors. Karton shall have exclusive discretion in how the listing will appear.

Purchase Conditions

When buying an item, you agree to the Karton’s rules for buyers and that:

  • You are responsible for reading the full item listing before making a bid or commitment to buy.
  • You enter into a legally binding contract to purchase an item when you commit to buy an item.
  • We do not transfer legal ownership of items from the seller to the buyer.

Intellectual Property Rights

You acknowledge and agree that the materials on the Site, other than the user Content that you licensed under this Terms, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Materials") and the trademarks, Servicesmarks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to Karton, and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights. In connection with the Services, the Site may display certain intellectual property goods belonging to third parties. Use of these goods may be subject to license granted by third parties to Karton. You shall, in no event, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble such goods and nothing herein shall be construed to grant you any right in relation to such goods. Materials on the Site are provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Karton reserves all rights not expressly granted herein to the Site and the Materials. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Materials other than as expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of Materials of third parties obtained through the Site for any commercial purposes. Any reproduction, modification, creation of derivative works from or redistribution of the Site, the Materials, or the collective work or compilation is expressly prohibited. Copying or reproducing the Site, the Materials, or any portion thereof for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited.

Disclaimer of Warranties & Limitations of Liability

You expressly acknowledge and agree that use of the Site and the Services is entirely at your own risk and that the Site and the Services are provided on an "as is" or "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind. All express and implied warranties, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights are expressly disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, to the fullest extent permitted by law, Karton, its officers, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the Site and your use thereof. Karton makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the Site's content or the content of any third party Sites linked to the Site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the Site and service, (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Site, (iv) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Site by any third party, and/or (v) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, communicated, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Site or the Services. Karton does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or Servicesadvertised or offered by a third party through the Site or any hyperlinked Site or featured in any banner or other advertising, and Karton will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and/or other users and/or third-party providers of products or services. as with the purchase of a product or Services through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.

In no event shall Karton, its officers, directors, employees, or agents, be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages (even if Karton has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from any aspect of your use of the Site or the Services, including without limitation whether the damages arise from use or misuse of the Site or the service, from inability to use the Site or the service, or the interruption, suspension, modification, alteration, or termination of the Site or the Services. Such limitation of liability shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of other Services or products received through or advertised in connection with the Site or the Services or any links on the Site, as well as by reason of any information, opinions or advice received through or advertised in connection with the Site or the Servicesor any links on the karton Site. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law. You specifically acknowledge and agree that Karton shall not be liable for user submissions or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any user or third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you. Karton makes no representations or warranties that the Site is appropriate for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and risk and are responsible for compliance with local law.

Release

If you have a dispute with one or more users, you release us (and our affiliates and subsidiaries, and our and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. In entering into this release you expressly waive any protections (whether statutory or otherwise) that would otherwise limit the coverage of this release to include only those claims which you may know or suspect to exist in your favor at the time of agreeing to this release.

Indemnity

You will indemnify Karton and hold us (and our affiliates and subsidiaries, and our and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents) harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement, your improper use of eBay's Services or your breach of any law or the rights of a third party. Other Provision

Choice of Law

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Philippines, without giving effect to any conflict of law principles, and any disputes, actions, claims or causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Terms of Use or the Service shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Philippines to which you hereby agree to submit to.

Notice

Karton may give notice by means of a general notice on the Services, electronic mail to your email address in your Account, or by written communication sent to your address in your Account. Such notice shall be deemed to have been given upon the expiration of 48 hours after mailing or posting or 12 hours after sending (if sent by email). You may give notice to Karton, with such notice deemed given when received by Karton, at any time to Karton at hello@karton.ph

General

You may not assign these Terms without Karton's prior written approval. Karton may assign these Terms without your consent to: (i) a subsidiary or affiliate; (ii) an acquirer of Karton's equity, business or assets; or (iii) a successor by merger. Any purported assignment in violation of this section shall be void. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you, Karton or any Third Party Provider as a result of this Agreement or use of the Services. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced to the fullest extent under law. Karton's failure to enforce any right or provision in these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Karton in writing.

PRIVACY POLICY

KARTON operates an electronic commerce platform (hereinafter referred to as “Site”) used by KARTON-users (“users”) to facilitate electronic commerce. KARTON understands the importance of its user’s privacy as well as the importance of maintaining confidentiality of their personal information. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to all products and services provided by KARTON and sets out the collection, use, and disclosure of information in relation to users of the Site. Browsing, viewing, visiting, or using the Site, and/or submitting any information to our Site imply that you accept the terms of this Policy.

A. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

Your privacy is important to us and we have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we do not collect more information from you than necessary for us to provide you with the best possible service and to protect your account.

  1. Information including, but not limited to, full name, address, phone number, and email address (“Registration Information”) may be collected at the time of your registration on the Site.
  2. In connection with any transaction or service on the Site, we collect information, including but not limited to, bank account numbers, billing and delivery information, credit/debit card numbers and expiration dates (“Account Information”) in order to, among other things, facilitate the sale and purchase as well as the settlement of purchase price of the products or services transacted on or procured through the Site.
  3. We record and retain details of users’ activities on the Site. Information relating to such transactions including, but not limited to, the types and specifications of products, pricing and delivery information and any dispute records (“Activities Information”) may be collected when sale and purchase transactions are conducted or facilitated through the Site.
  4. We record and retain records of users’ browsing activities and buying transactions on our platform, including but not limited to IP addresses, browsing patterns and buyer behavioral patterns. In addition, we gather statistical information about the Sites and visitors to the Site including, but not limited to, IP addresses, browser software, operating system, software and hardware attributes, pages viewed, number of session and unique visitors (“Browsing Information”).
  5. The information collected shall be used for product or service development and marketing purposes only. However, in the event of use of information other than what is specified, we shall not be obliged to seek written prior approval from the visitors, users, guests, and/or customers.
B. USE OF INFORMATION

Once you provide us any the information enumerated in the previous section, you are deemed to have authorized us to collect, retain and use that information for the following purposes:

  1. Verifying your identity;
  2. Verifying your eligibility to register as a user of the Site;
  3. Processing your registration as a user, providing you with a log-in ID for the Site and maintaining and managing your registration;
  4. Providing you with customer service and responding to your queries, feedback, claims or disputes;
  5. To facilitate communication between buyers and merchants on the Site;
  6. To resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our policies;
  7. Performing research or statistical analysis in order to improve the content and layout of the Site, to improve our product offerings and services and for marketing and promotional purposes;
  8. By agreeing to these terms, you authorize us to use your full name, phone number, residential address, and email address (“Marketing Data”) to provide notices, surveys, product alerts, communications and other marketing materials to you relating products and services offered by us on the Site, including the value added services ancillary to your membership, and other products and services offered by us from time to time to members of the Site;
  9. If you voluntarily submit any information to the Site for publication on the Site through the publishing tools and any discussion forum, then you are deemed to have given consent to the publication of such information on the Site (“Voluntary Information”); and
  10. Making such disclosures as may be required for any of the above purposes or as required by law or in respect of any claims or potential claims brought against us.
C. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
  1. You further agree that we may disclose and transfer your information to service providers engaged by us to assist us with providing you with our services (including but not limited to data entry, database management, promotions, products and services alerts, delivery services, payment extension services, and membership authentication and verification services) (“Service Providers”). These Service Providers are under a duty of confidentiality to us and are only permitted to use your information in connection with the purposes specified in this policy, and not for their own purposes.
  2. You agree that we may disclose and transfer, for the purposes specified in this policy, your information to other affiliated companies.
  3. You agree that we may disclose and transfer your information to our professional advisers, law enforcements agencies, insurers, government and regulatory and other organizations for the purposes specified in this policy.
  4. Any information supplied by you will be retained by us and will be accessible by our employees, any Service Providers engaged by us and third parties referred to in this policy, for or in relation to any of the purposes stated in this policy.
  5. All Voluntary Information may be made publicly available on the Site and therefor accessible to any Internet user. Any Voluntary Information that you disclose to us becomes public information and you resign any proprietary rights (including but not limited to confidentiality rights and copyright) in such information. You should exercise caution when deciding to include personal or proprietary information in the Voluntary Information that you submit to us.
  6. We may share your Account Information with banks or merchants to enable your transactions on the Site to be completed. In addition, we may use your Account Information to determine your credit-worthiness and, in the process of such determination, we may need to make such Account Information available to banks or credit agencies. While we have in place up-to-date technology and internal procedure to keep your Account Information and other Personal Data secure from intruders, there is no guarantee that such technology or procedures can eliminate all risks of theft, loss, or misuse.
D. ACCESS, MODIFICATION, and DELETION
We delete personal information when we no longer need it for the purposes described above. We retain personal information as permitted by law to resolve disputes and enforce our policies. To access or correct your information, please visit please visit karton.ph
E. SECURITY
We use lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure, but we do not guarantee, and you should not expect, that your personal information will remain private. We are not responsible for any privacy policies or data practices of any third party website, including without limitation any social networking website or service.
F. GENERAL
  1. If any terms of this Policy is declared or found to be illegal, unenforceable or void, the remainder of this Privacy Policy shall not be affected by such declaration or finding and is capable of substantial performance, then each term not affected shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law or shall be modified only to the extent necessary to allow such term to remain legally valid and enforceable.
  2. The terms of this Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, without any reference to conflict-of-laws principles. Any disputes, controversies, or difference which may arise between you and KARTON, out of, in relation to or in connection with this, Privacy Policy, is hereby submitted irrevocably to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts in Makati, Philippines to the exclusion of any other courts.
  3. We may update this Policy at any time, with updates taking effect when you next use this Site or thirty (30) days after the updated Policy is posted to this Site, whichever is sooner.
  4. You agree that any information we hold about you (as described in this Privacy Policy and whether or not collected prior to or after the new Privacy Policy became effective) will be governed by the latest version of the Policy.

For questions about this Policy, please contact us at 7850776 or email us at hello@karton.ph or write to us at Unit 6A 5945 Gloria St. Poblacion, Makati City.