2nd Hand Book Shop Terms & Conditions

The ELSA Malta 2nd-Hand Book Sale

Terms & Conditions

1. Introduction

The following are the Terms and Conditions on the basis of which ELSA Malta offers you access to and use of our site and related gratuitous second hand book listing service as an ELSA member.  You agree to comply with all the above when accessing or using our site or services.


2. The ELSA Malta Second Hand Book Listing Service

2.1 The ELSA Malta website allows ELSA members to offer, sell and buy second hand books. The actual contract for sale is directly between the sellers and buyers. ELSA Malta is extraneous to any deals or contracts entered into between the sellers and the buyers and any pricing or other terms of sale stipulated by the sellers.

2.2 The information provided by ELSA Malta such as a description of the books listed and the relative pricing is solely for informational purposes. ELSA Malta does not have any control over and does not guarantee the existence, quality, safety or legality of items listed, the truth or accuracy of users’ content or listings, the ability of sellers to sell the books listed, the ability of buyers to pay for the books listed or that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction or return a book which was sold.


3. Listing Conditions 

3.1 When listing a book on our website you agree to comply with ELSA Malta’s Terms and Conditions and you shall be solely responsible for the accuracy and content of the listing and item offered. Content that violates any of the Terms and Conditions may be deleted at our discretion.

3.2 In connection with using or accessing the website you will not:

  • post, list or upload inappropriate content or items;
  • breach or circumvent any laws, third party rights or our terms and conditions;
  • manipulate the price of any item or interfere with any other user’s listings;
  • post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libelous content;


4. Content

4.1 When providing us with content or causing content to be posted using our website, you consent that ELSA Malta may make such content available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide. If you do not want to grant us such right, please do not submit any content.

4.2 ELSA Malta shall have no liability towards you for any misuse by any third party of any content which is posted through our website nor shall it be liable in respect of any infringement of any existing intellectual property rights.

4.3 You shall provide an accurate description of the book and its condition.

4.4 You represent and warrant that the submission of any content shall be in compliance with these Terms and Conditions and the applicable laws.

4.5 While we try to offer reliable data, we cannot promise that the listings and relative information posted will always be accurate and up-to-date as this depends on the information provided by its users as to whether a book has been sold or it is still available for sale. You agree that you will not hold ELSA Malta responsible for any inaccuracies in the content posted.

4.6 It is your responsibility to inform us when the book has been sold so as to enable us to remove the content from our website.


5. Limitation of Liability

ELSA Malta and the members of its Executive Board and any other member so delegated by the Executive Board according to the ELSA Malta Statute are not liable, and you agree not to hold us responsible, for any damages or losses (including, but not limited to, loss of money, goodwill or reputation, profits, or other intangible losses or any special, indirect, or consequential damages) resulting directly or indirectly from:

  • your use of or your inability to use our website;
  • viruses or other malicious software obtained by accessing, or linking to, our website;
  • glitches, bugs, errors, or inaccuracies of any kind in our website;
  • the content, actions, or inactions of third party parties;
  • the duration or manner in which your listings appear;


6.  Collection and use of personal data

6.1 Personal data is not stored nor captured through the Website without the prior knowledge and consent of Users. Where personal information is captured (through web-based application forms), the User will be informed as to what personal information is being collected, who will use it, and for what purpose(s) it will be used.

6.2 Any personal data that you give us will be treated with the utmost care and security. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as it is still used for the purpose stated when originally requested in compliance with applicable Data Protections laws and regulations

6.3 Should you request that we amend or suppress records containing your personal data, we will endeavour to do so as promptly as practical.


7. Indemnity

You shall hold harmless and indemnify ELSA Malta for any losses incurred by it, if the loss is caused, whether directly or indirectly, by you, whether alone or in concert with third parties


8. Jurisdiction

Applicable law and jurisdiction is of the Maltese Courts.

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