Terms and Conditions

Introduction and Agreement.

This website (the "Site") is owned and operated by CarsalesVI.com, a division of CARSALES VI, LLC ("CarsalesVI.com"). These Terms of Service apply to the national version of the Site, located at www.carsalesVI.com, as well as to any versions of the Site that CarsalesVI.com co-brands with its newspaper and broadcast affiliates and other distribution partners (collectively, "Affiliates"). By using the Site, you hereby agree that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and bound by all of the following provisions of these Terms of Service. Click here to review the Site's Privacy Statement.

CarsalesVI.com Is an Advertising Service.

CarsalesVI.com operates the Site as an online advertising service for car buyers & sellers. CarsalesVI.com does not sell vehicles directly and is never a party to any transaction between buyers and sellers. As a result, CarsalesVI.com does not (a) guarantee or ensure any vehicle or any transaction between a buyer and seller, (b) collect or process payment or transfer of title on behalf of buyers or sellers, or (c) warehouse, store, ship or deliver any vehicles.

Site Content.

All information and content available on this Site (collectively, "Content") is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The Content is owned by CarsalesVI.com, its Affiliates, and/or their respective licensors and suppliers (collectively, "Licensors"). The Content is intended for personal and noncommercial use only. While you may interact with or download a single copy of any portion of the Content for your personal and noncommercial entertainment, information or use, you may not reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, modify, display, perform, re-post or otherwise use any portion of the Content in any other way or for any other purpose without the prior written consent of CarsalesVI.com. Requests regarding use of the Content for any purpose other than personal, noncommercial use should be directed to Permissions, CARSALES VI, LLC. 2009 Mahogany Welcome, Christiansted, U.S.V.I., 00820

Copyrights and Copyright Agents.

It is the policy of CarsalesVI.com to respond to claims of intellectual property infringement. CarsalesVI.com will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) ("DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws. Pursuant to the DMCA, notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to a Service Provider's Designated Agent. Notification must be submitted to the following Designated Agent for this Site:

CARSALES VI, LLC
Chief Legal Officer
PO BOX 222884
Christiansted, U.S.V.I. 00822
USA
Email: legal@carsalesVI.com

To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:

1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;

4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;

5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and

6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Trademarks.

You acknowledge that the Content includes certain trademarks and service marks owned by CarsalesVI.com, Affiliates, Licensors and others. You agree not to copy, use or otherwise infringe upon or dilute these trademarks or service marks. You further agree that you will not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from any copies of the Content. The "CarsalesVI.com" name and logo are trademarks of CARSALES VI LLC. Other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Linking.

If you operate a website and wish to link to the Site, you must link to the Site's home page unless permission otherwise has been granted in writing by CarsalesVI.com. CarsalesVI.com reserves the right to reject or terminate any links to the Content or the Site.

User Materials.

By submitting ads, content, photos, data or other materials ("Materials") to the Site, you hereby grant to CarsalesVI.com and its Affiliates a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive, fully transferable, fully sublicensable right and license to copy, modify, display, distribute, perform, create derivative works from, and otherwise use and exploit all such Materials in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future. You further grant to CarsalesVI.com and its Affiliates a royalty-free right and license to use your name, image and likeness in connection with the reproduction or distribution of the Materials.

CarsalesVI.com Rights.

Given the nature of the Site and the volume of messages and postings, CarsalesVI.com cannot and does not monitor all of the Materials posted or transmitted by you and other third-party information providers. CarsalesVI.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to monitor, refuse to publish, remove, delete, move or edit any Materials without notice, at any time for any reason. By using the Site, you expressly agree that CarsalesVI.com (a) will not be liable to any claims, actions or judgments arising out of or related to any Materials and (b) may monitor, refuse to publish, remove, delete, move or edit any Materials without notice at any time for any reason, without liability and without providing a refund.

Unsolicited Materials.

CarsalesVI.com does not accept unsolicited materials or ideas for use or publication in its programming or in other digital, electronic or print media except in connection with the Forums, chat rooms and bulletin boards on the Site. CarsalesVI.com and the Affiliates shall not be responsible for the similarity of any of its content or programming in any media to Materials or ideas transmitted to the Site.

Representations/Indemnity.

You hereby represent and warrant that (a) you have all necessary authority, rights and permissions to submit the Materials to the Site, (b) the Materials do not and will not infringe or misappropriate any copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent or other intellectual property right of any third party, including any rights of privacy or publicity, and (c) the Materials do not and will not violate any applicable law or regulation including, but not limited to, any automobile advertising laws or regulations, or cause injury to any person. You agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold CarsalesVI.com, its Affiliates, the Licensors, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and contractors harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, demands or expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from (i) any distribution, publication, refusal to publish, removal, deletion, movement, editing or other use of the Materials you provide, (ii) your use of the Site or any reliance on the Content, (iii) your breach of these Terms of Service or (iv) any actual, prospective or terminated sale or other transaction between you and a third party.

Prohibited Activities.

The following is a partial list of the kinds of activities that are prohibited on or through the Site: (a) submitting Material that is patently offensive to the online community, such as content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; (b) engaging in activities or submitting Material that could be harmful to minors; (c) engaging in activity or submitting Material that harasses or advocates harassment of another person; (d) engaging in activity that involves the transmission of "junk mail" or unsolicited mass mailing or "spam" to CarsalesVI.com Users or others; (e) engaging in activity or submitting Material, or promoting information, that is fraudulent, false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; (f) submitting Material that contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images; (g) submitting Material that displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind; (h) submitting Material that provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses; (i) engaging in activities or submitting Materials that solicit passwords or personally identifiable information for unlawful purposes from other Users; (j) engaging in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent, such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising and pyramid schemes; (k) using the Site's lead forms to advertise or promote products and services to CarsalesVI.com advertisers; (l) using any robot, spider or other automatic device, or a manual process, to monitor or copy web pages or the Content contained in the Site or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior expressed written permission; (m) using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site; (n) decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling or otherwise attempting to obtain the source code for the Software; or (o) taking any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on CarsalesVI.com's hardware and software infrastructure (collectively, "Prohibited Activities").

Sell Your Car Rules.

By listing your vehicle for sale through the Site's "Sell Your Car" service (the "Listing Service"), you acknowledge and agree to all Sell Your Car Terms and Conditions, which are available below.

By listing your vehicle for sale through CarsalesVI.com's Sell Your Car service ("SYC"), you acknowledge and agree that: (a) the vehicle you list for sale is in your possession; (b) you have the right to transfer the advertised vehicle's title to the purchaser; (c) you are willing to sell the advertised vehicle at the price and on any other terms specified in your listing; (d) you will purchase only one SYC listing per unique vehicle and you will not advertise more than one vehicle in a single SYC listing, either by including descriptions of multiple cars in one listing or by subsequently updating the listing information to advertise different vehicles; (e) upon selling or otherwise taking your vehicle off the market, you will within 72 hours delete the listing for that vehicle; (f) you will not use your SYC listing to advertise or promote anything (including, without limitation, any product, service or business) other than one unique vehicle offered for sale; (g) except as provided in CarsalesVI.com's current refund policy, you will owe CarsalesVI.com for your SYC listing, even if you fail to sell your vehicle or are dissatisfied with SYC; (h) you will properly identify yourself as either an "Individual Seller" or a "Dealer" (a "Dealer" is any individual or entity that is in the business of selling vehicles to the public; anyone that does not meet the definition of a Dealer is an "Individual Seller"); (i) An "Individual Seller" may list no more than 5, Standard or Premium ads during a single calendar year.  Any more than 5 Standard or Premium ads listed and the “Individual Seller” will then be known as a “Dealer”. A "Dealer" may list an unlimited amount of single dealer listings; (j) if you placed a SYC listing with a material error that cannot be corrected through the SYC tools, you will contact CarsalesVI.com customer service within 10 days of your original listing date to inquire about making material changes to your listing (e.g., through a typographical error, you listed the wrong model for sale) and CarsalesVI.com shall determine, in its sole discretion, whether such changes will be permitted; (k) you will not use the CarsalesVI.com site, including without limitation your SYC listing, for any fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive activity; (l) all content and information that you provide to CarsalesVI.com is truthful, accurate and complete; and (m) you have the full right, title and interest in and to all content, photos and other material that you provide to, or post on, CarsalesVI.com; (n) photos provided for the SYC listing will only show the vehicle listed for sale and may not include under any circumstances people, animals, or other objects not part of the vehicle. CarsalesVI.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove any SYC listing or photo, without notice and without liability or providing a refund, that does not meet the requirements of these SYC Terms & Conditions, CarsalesVI.com's website Terms of Service, CarsalesVI.com's policies, or if CarsalesVI.com otherwise determines or believes, in CarsalesVI.com's sole and exclusive discretion, that your listing or any photo or other content you upload is inappropriate for any legal, business, technical or other reason.
SYC Listing Details. Currently, CarsalesVI.com offers various SYC listings packages. SYC listings packages vary on the following features:
Run time: The number of days at a time the listing appears on the CarsalesVI.com site.

Renewals: Some listings packages cannot be renewed without purchasing a new listing. These listings will be permanently removed from the CarsalesVI.com site on their stated end dates. If you choose to delete and then reinstate a listing that does not include renewals prior to its stated end date, you may reinstate it only prior to the stated end date. Once reinstated, your listing will appear on the CarsalesVI.com site only until the stated end date, when it will be permanently removed from the CarsalesVI.com site.
Photos: CarsalesVI.com SYC listings packages include from 2-12 photos of the seller's actual vehicle.
GENERAL LIMITATIONS. At this time, SYC listings can only be created for the vehicles and models specifically identified in the SYC drop-down menus. You are solely responsible for the information, content, and photos contained within your SYC listings. SYC listings only contain the features expressly indicated. In some cases, different features are available to other CarsalesVI.com advertisers (including but not limited to "Certified Pre-Owned" logos) that are not available to you. SYC listings may not appear on the CarsalesVI.com site for up to 48 hours. CARSALESVI.COM DOES NOT MAKE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES TO YOU REGARDING THE SELL YOUR CAR SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT YOU WILL SELL YOUR VEHICLE, OBTAIN AN ACCEPTABLE PRICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE, ONLY RECEIVE LEGITIMATE INQUIRIES OR SOLICITATIONS FROM QUALIFIED BUYERS, OR RECEIVE ANY INQUIRIES REGARDING YOUR VEHICLE FOR SALE.
CarsalesVI.com reserves the right to, but is under no obligation to and does not assume any obligation to, review SYC listings before and/or after they are posted to the CarsalesVI.com site to confirm information relating to the advertiser and the advertised vehicle and to investigate complaints and suspicious activity. If CarsalesVI.com determines, in its sole and exclusive discretion, that you are engaging in any unfair, deceptive, false, misleading or fraudulent practices, CarsalesVI.com reserves the right to reject or immediately remove your listing from the CarsalesVI.com site without notice and without liability or providing a refund, as described above.

SYC Standard Refund Policy. As a general matter, CarsalesVI.com does not provide refunds for SYC listings, except under the following circumstances: (a) if you mistakenly purchased a duplicate listing for the same vehicle and both appear on the CarsalesVI.com site at the time of your request. In order to be eligible to receive a refund under this circumstance, CarsalesVI.com must receive your refund request in the manner described below within five (5) calendar days of your purchase of a SYC listing.
CarsalesVI.com further reserves the right to make refunds at any time in connection with cases of fraud, abuse, and in other limited instances. CarsalesVI.com does not provide refunds under any other.  Notwithstanding anything in this policy to the contrary, CarsalesVI.com reserves the right to finally determine in its sole discretion whether the criteria for a refund set forth in this policy have been satisfied and to request any additional information relevant to such request.

All refund requests must be in writing and include your name, address, e-mail address, vehicle description, the the order ID number for the listing, and the reasons you are requesting a refund.  Please send all refund requests through our e-mail contact form.

CarsalesVI.com is not responsible for refund requests that are not timely received in accordance with this policy for any reason, including without limitation, Web congestion, addressing mistakes, computer or Internet downtime, or requests submitted by phone, postal mail, or any other manner not expressly provided for in this policy.
NOTE: The SYC Standard Refund Policy applies to online-only SYC listings, as defined above, purchased on the CarsalesVI.com site.
If you have any questions about this refund policy, please contact us through our inquiry form on the contact page. CarsalesVI.com reserves the right to modify this Refund Policy at any time.

The act of submitting a refund request does not ensure that a refund will be issued.
 

Warranty Disclaimer.

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE AND RELIANCE ON ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CARSALESVI.COM, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE THIRD-PARTY LICENSORS DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE SITE, THE SOFTWARE, THE CONTENT, THE MATERIALS, THE LISTING SERVICE OR THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF ANY OF THE FOREGOING. THE SITE, THE SOFTWARE, THE CONTENT, THE MATERIALS AND THE LISTING SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND CARSALESVI.COM, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE THIRD-PARTY LICENSORS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND WARRANTIES OF NONINFRINGEMENT. ALL INFORMATION RELATED TO VEHICLES AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE IS SUPPLIED BY THE SELLER OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES. CARSALESVI.COM AND THE AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, TO ANY ACTUAL OR PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER OR OWNER OF ANY VEHICLE AS TO THE EXISTENCE, OWNERSHIP OR CONDITION OF THE VEHICLE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION ABOUT A VEHICLE ADVERTISED ON THE SITE. CARSALESVI.COM CANNOT AND DOES NOT VERIFY OR WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF SUCH INFORMATION. CARSALESVI.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERROR OR OMISSION ON THE SITE OR IN THE CONTENT. ALL VEHICLES ARE SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALES. ANY AND ALL CONCERNS, DIFFERENCES OR DISCREPANCIES REGARDING A VEHICLE MUST BE ADDRESSED WITH THE SELLER PRIOR TO THE SALE OF THE VEHICLE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THE SELL IT YOURSELF TERMS AND CONDITIONS, CARSALESVI.COM DOES NOT MAKE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES TO YOU REGARDING THE LISTING SERVICE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES THAT YOU WILL SELL YOUR VEHICLE, OBTAIN AN ACCEPTABLE PRICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE, ONLY RECEIVE LEGITIMATE INQUIRIES OR SOLICITATIONS FROM QUALIFIED BUYERS, OR RECEIVE ANY INQUIRIES REGARDING YOUR VEHICLE FOR SALE. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS WARRANTY DISCLAIMER, "THIRD-PARTY LICENSOR" DOES NOT INCLUDE YOU. Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability.

CARSALESVI.COM, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS AND THIRD-PARTY LICENSORS SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM OR CAUSED BY THE SITE, THE SOFTWARE, CONTENT, THE MATERIALS, THE LISTING SERVICE, THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR OTHERWISE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE). IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF CARSALESVI.COM, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS AND THIRD-PARTY LICENSORS FOR ANY CLAIM EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50). FOR PURPOSES OF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, "THIRD-PARTY LICENSOR" DOES NOT INCLUDE YOU. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages of implied warranties, so the above exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.

Termination of Service.

You understand and agree that in CarsalesVI.com's sole discretion, and without prior notice, your access to this Site may be terminated or suspended, and CarsalesVI.com may exercise any other remedy available and remove any Materials, if CarsalesVI.com believes that your use of the Site and/or any Materials you provide (a) violate (i) these Terms of Service, (ii) the rights of CarsalesVI.com, any Affiliate or Licensor, or another User of the Site, or (iii) any law or regulation, or are otherwise objectionable or inappropriate or (b) constitute fraudulent activity of any nature. You agree that monetary damages may not provide a sufficient remedy to CarsalesVI.com for violations of these Terms of Service, and you consent to injunctive or other equitable relief for such violations without the requirement that CarsalesVI.com post a bond. CarsalesVI.com is not required to provide any refund to you if you are terminated as an authorized User of the Site because, in CarsalesVI.com's sole discretion, you have violated these Terms of Service.

Miscellaneous.

These Terms of Service may be changed at any time and you will be notified of any such changes by an updated posting of the new Terms of Service on this page of the Site. Your continued use of the Site after the posting of any amended Terms of Service shall constitute your agreement to be bound by any such changes. CarsalesVI.com may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of any portion of the Site without notice or liability. This Site includes links to other websites not established or supervised by CarsalesVI.com or any Affiliate. CarsalesVI.com and its Affiliates do not endorse, sponsor or guarantee these linked websites and are not responsible in any way for any advice, content, information, practices, products or services related to or made available through such linked websites. These Terms of Service will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States Virgin Islands without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. You hereby agree that any cause of action you may have with respect to the Site must be exclusively filed in the federal or state courts located in the United States Virgin Islands, within one (1) year after the cause of action arises or the cause is barred. You hereby consent to personal jurisdiction in the federal and state courts in the United States Virgin Islands, and waive any objection based on forum non conveniens. As a condition of using this Site, you agree that all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Site shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms of Service, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision of these Terms of Service will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of the parties, and the remainder of these Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect. Failure by CarsalesVI.com to enforce any provision of this Terms of Service will not be deemed a waiver of future enforcement of that or any other provision of these Terms of Service. This Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between the parties regarding the subject matter hereof. Neither this Terms of Service, nor any terms and conditions contained herein, shall be construed as creating a partnership, joint venture or agency relationship or granting a franchise between the parties.

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