Terms & Conditions, Cookies & Privacy Policy

Terms & Conditions

1. Terms & Conditions 
These terms & conditions will apply to the services you registered for provided by the website antiquestobuy.co.uk and any user using the website antiquestobuy.co.uk. We are trading as Antiques To Buy

These terms & conditions on the services we provide will be accepted by you the customer when registering with Antiques to Buy or using the website. You will be asked to agree to these terms and conditions when registering by clicking the tick button marked “I agree with terms-conditions“. If you do not click the tick box, you will not be able to register with Antiques to Buy.

2. Sale of goods with Antiques To Buy
Antiques To Buy is only an online advertising website for listing your items for sale and allowing potential buyers to buy your items. We do NOT have any involvement with selling your items. If there are any disputes these will between the buyer and seller, Antiques To Buy has no involvement. It is your responsibility to do relevant checks on the parties you deal with.

3. Registration
When registering either as a seller or a buyer you must be 18 or over. When using our site or registering you agree to our terms and conditions.  A seller account may be closed at any point if we suspect a fraudulent account. 

4.General Buying Conditions
All participants must know their obligations when using the site. Under no circumstances do we ‘Antiques to Buy’ get involved in the sale of any items. We only provide a platform to advertise and buy. This includes returning items. You must contact the seller to return an item.

5. Selling Rules
These rules relate to all good to sell or are offering to sell through our service:

5.1 You must be the legal owner with the right to sell those goods. 

5.2 Items listed on Antiques To Buy must be at least 40 years old. Your listing must be an Antique, Collectable, Art or Vintage product for sale. 

5.3 Your sale or the use of these good must not effect any third party right and must not contain and items on our prohibited list:

*No Weapons or guns can be sold or advertised unless over 100 years old and deactivated.

*No Prohibitive goods from other countries.

*No Personal Document such as passports, driving licences of the owner or third parties.

*No items that have copyright unless copyright owned by the seller.

5.4 When Selling, all items must be in the correct category with descriptions that are accurate.

5.6. When listing your item for sale, it’s down to the buyer and seller to arrange payment, viewing of item & delivery or collection of the item. We do not take responsibility for payment or delivery for the item. We do not take responsibility for the condition of the item, we do not have any involvement in the sale of the item.

5.7 Sellers are responsible for information used on our website. For example, if a seller accidentally discloses buyer’s information such as name and address when fulfilling another buyer’s order the seller will be responsible.

6. Seller Subscriptions
All sellers pay their fees on a recurring monthly basis by credit or debit card that you have provided through our website linked to our card provider Stripe. Failure of payment may result in account being suspended until payment is made. If payment is not made for outstanding charges within 3 months account will be closed down.

7. Your Account
Its your responsibility to protect your account. This includes choosing a suitable email and password. You must remember your email and password. You will be able to request a new password only if you have access to your email address.  If you are a seller and paying monthly and cannot access your account then please contact support.

8. Image Upload Terms for Antiques To Buy

Ownership: All images uploaded to Antiques To Buy must be the original work of the uploader or the uploader must have obtained proper rights or permissions to use the image.
No Infringement: By uploading an image to Antiques To Buy, you affirm that the image does not infringe upon any copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights.
Liability: Users are solely responsible for any images they upload. In the event of a copyright dispute or claim, the user agrees to bear full responsibility, including potential legal fees or damages.
Removal Rights: Antiques To Buy reserves the right to remove any image at its discretion, especially if believed to be in violation of these terms or any applicable laws.

9. Termination
We have the right to suspend or permanently close account if these terms and conditions aren’t adhered.

10. Return Policy
All return processes, conditions, and refunds are subject to the individual seller’s return policy. As a buyer, you are advised to verify the return policy with the seller/dealer before completing your purchase.

Direct Communication: In case of a return, the buyer must deal directly with the seller to arrange the return of the goods. Antiques To Buy does not handle returns or mediate disputes.
Condition of Returned Goods
Item Condition: Goods to be returned must be in the same condition as they were received. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that returned items are packed securely to prevent damage during transit.
Return Process
Initiating a Return: To initiate a return, contact the seller directly within the timeframe specified in their return policy. Adhere to their guidelines for returning the item.
Shipping: The buyer is responsible for arranging and paying for the return shipping unless the seller’s return policy states otherwise.
Refunds and Disputes
Refund Process: Refunds, exchanges, or credits for returned items will be handled directly between the buyer and the seller according to the seller’s refund policy.
Dispute Resolution: Antiques To Buy is not involved in the resolution of disputes. All disputes related to the sale and return of items listed on Antiques To Buy must be resolved between the buyer and the seller.
Final Note: By using Antiques To Buy to purchase an item, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the return policy of the seller and agree to abide by their terms. Antiques To Buy does not warrant the condition of any items sold or the fulfilment of any seller’s return policy.

9.1. Updates To Terms & Conditions
We may update and change these terms and conditions at any point. You agree to any updated changes. Last updated: 23rd January 2021. 

Cookies & Privacy Policy

1. Cookies & Privacy Policy
Antiques To Buy is committed to protecting and safeguarding your information and respecting your privacy rights. We are fully committed to ensuring that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Details that you provide by filling in forms on this site.
  • Information about your use of our site, including details of your visits and the resources that you access.
  • We use information held about you in the following ways:
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contract entered into between you and us.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • When users fill out forms or data on the site we collect the data shown, and also the users IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection on our site. User data may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
  • For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
  • When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will stay logged in for 2 weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

1.1 Media Upload

If you upload images to Antiques To Buy, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images.

1.3 Cookies
Antiques To Buy uses internet cookies to allow our users to use our website and use our search and dashboard features. Cookies are set to be safe and secure on our website. Below is a list of cookies that may be used during your experience on our site

favourite_listings: Used for storing favourite listings of visitor.

logged_in: This isused to indicate when you are logged in, and who you are

test_cookie: If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Google_Analytics: Tracks how users browse the website. This is used so that we can improve the website according to these statistics.

Google_Ads: Advertising banners you will see throughout our website.

You agree that we track your page visits on our websites using google analytics. This is so we can improve  our website experience for future updates. 

1.4 Access to your information
You may request details of personal information which we hold relating to you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you have a membership on Antiques To Buy, you may log in to see what information we have stored about you under the profile section.

1.5 Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the user has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

2. Updates To Privacy & Privacy Policy
We may update and change cookies and privacy policy at any point. You agree to any updated changes. Last updated: 23rd January 2021.