Voorwaarden

General

By creating an account on Brick Owl you agree to the below terms and conditions. These conditions may change at any time.

  • You may only have one account per person.
  • You must provide current and accurate details within your account.
  • Any content submitted to Brick Owl should not be inappropriate or offensive.
  • One household may not run more than one store without prior permission.
  • You must not share your login credentials with any third-party services or software tools.
  • You must not use tools to scrape data from the Brick Owl website, other than through the API.
  • Users should not attempt to drive traffic from Brick Owl to other websites, for example by linking to other websites, or store name etc. This also applies to including marketing material for other websites within orders. Exceptions are allowed for things such as social media pages and blogs.
  • Brick Owl reserves the right to terminate service to any member at any time for any reason without notice if it deems it necessary.

Service

Brick Owl provides a platform to allow customers to connect with stores selling LEGO items. We are not involved in the transaction between customers and stores and as such cannot provide any guarantees about customer, stores, or the items that stores advertise. By using Brick Owl you agree not to hold responsible or make claims against Brick Owl for any failures by customers or stores using Brick Owl.

Catalog

The textual data only contained within the Brick Owl Catalog is made available under the Open Database License: http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/1.0/.

  • By submitting content to Brick Owl you agree to grant Brick Owl a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable copyright license to use, display and share the content in any way that is deemed appropriate by Brick Owl.
  • Any use of the Brick Owl data must be attributed to Brick Owl by name and with a link back to Brick Owl.

Catalog Points

Catalog points can be awarded for any catalog submissions.

  • Points are only awarded for approved submissions. The decision of whether to approve is taken by the catalog administrators.
  • Unless stated otherwise, physical prizes will be shipped worldwide where a postal service is available, without charge.
  • Unless stated otherwise, all physical prizes are limited to one per household.
  • The prizes available and how many points are required may change at any time without notice.
  • The amount of points awarded for a submission may change without notice.
  • The winners of quarterly prizes will be contacted in month following the end of the quarter.
  • If a prize is unavailable it may be substituted for a similarly priced item.

Stores

  • Stores will be charged a commission according to the details here.
  • Stores must adhere to their own terms and conditions set out within their stores, and any relevant legal obligations.
  • Stores must ship orders to the shipping address on the order unless otherwise agreed with the customer.
  • Stores must respond in a professional manner to all customer communications within 48 working hours. This includes messages, quotes, issue reports and negative feedback.
  • Stores must not be unable to fulfil orders, or cancel orders on a regular basis.
  • Stores must not cancel orders for having low value, or a high lot amount.
  • Stores must only advertise items for sale that they are in possession of.
  • Stores must not use the public note field on lots as a form of advertisement or use the same note on many items.
  • Stores must be able to ship orders to at least one country.
  • Stores must have at least one useful non-quote shipping method, and at least one usable payment method.
  • Stores must not bypass the checkout process.
  • Failure to maintain good standards in your store may result in your store being delisted from the main Brick Owl website or suspended.

Feedback

Feedback left about an order should be a true representation of your order experience.

  • It must not contain any personally identifiable information.
  • It must not contain any profanity.
  • It must not be retaliatory.
  • It must not be in relation to postal costs.
  • It must not be about local tax issues, such as import charges unless a mistake has been made.

Messages

Brick Owl uses an electronic messaging system to facilitate communication between Brick Owl members.

  • All messages sent through the messaging system are stored on Brick Owl servers.
  • You must not use the messaging system to send unsolicited messages to other Brick Owl members.
  • Messages can be read by Brick Owl administrators for fraud prevention and standards monitoring purposes.

API

The API is provided primarily for inventory synchronization, and for access to the catalog information.

  • All automated requests must be conducted through the API, and not through screen scraping.
  • The volume of requests per minute must be less than the rate limit stated in the API documentation.
  • The API may not be used by a marketplace, or service that provides a marketplace.
  • Any personal data downloaded from the API, must be stored and handled in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations of the European Union. In particular, personally identifiable information must be protected, and must not be retained for longer than is necessary.

Disclaimer

The materials on Brick Owl's web site are provided "as is". Brick Owl makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Brick Owl does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

Limitations

In no event shall Brick Owl or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Brick Owl's Internet site, even if Brick Owl or a Brick Owl authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.