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For Buyers

  • Unless specified items are sold as seen. If you have the item collected by a 3rd party it's your responsibility to make sure the item is working before despatch.
  • Assume that all prices are +VAT unless otherwise described.

For Sellers

  • All adverts are the responsibility of the advertiser to make sure that they are an accurate description of the item for sale and don't infringe any copyright or trade name.
  • We reserve the right to exclude any advert that we feel is inappropriate at our discretion.
  • If there is a legal obligation to restrict the sale of any goods, you agree to comply by the restrictions. For example age restricted products such as (but not restricted to) glue and knives. For example (but not limited) to Children and Young Persons Act 1933, Video Recordings Act 1984, Intoxicating Substances (Supply) Act 1985, Criminal Justice Act 1988, Children and Young Persons (Protection From Tobacco) Act 1991, Offensive Weapons Act 1996, Cigarette Lighter Refill (Safety) Regulations 1999, Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003, Licensing Act 2003, Fireworks Regulations 2004, Gambling Act 2005, Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006, Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015
  • We will not be held responsible for any delay in advertising your equipment or services. The maximum liability we will except is returning the advertising fee.

As buyer and seller you are making a binding contract between both of you. The buyer agrees to pay the agreed price and collect the goods in a timely manner. And it is the the sellers responsibility to describe the goods accurately. If you are buying off a trader you will have some rights of return and/or warranty. This should be agreed before payment. As such we (the website) don't accept any liability for anything bought from our website.

Credit Cards

We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

Listing Your Advert

  • Secondhand Goods = The price of your advert is to list it until sold! We don't remove any adverts until you sell your goods, however for legal reasons* the advertising fee is for advertising your goods for one week.
  • New Items = Your advert will be displayed on the site for one month.
  • At any time you may reduce the price of your goods. If the reduction is more than 10% we will move the advert back up to the top of the site without charge.
  • Adverts are normally uploaded within 24 hours, however if an advert is placed on Friday afternoon it could be Monday afternoon before we upload the advert as we don't always work over the weekend.
  • Once placed we don't offer any refunds on the adverts for example, if you change your mind about selling the goods or sell your goods any other way.

Fair Use

In the unlikely event that your goods don't sell within a year we may ask you to reduce your price by 10% (which will refresh your advert back to the top of the site) to keep your advert on the site. This is to prevent expensive none selling items remaining on the site indefinitely.

This website is run and owned by Secondhand Websites Ltd who also trades as "Curlew"

* The legal reason - We were told that If the site crashed, stopped trading, lost data - we would have to (potentially) refund any one with an advert on the site. Our card supplier told us that our fee would be based on the liability they "potently" were going to take (for example if a holiday company went bust, the card company would refund its customers for the holidays they had booked). So the shorter the time the advert was for, the less liability, the cheaper it was to receive card payments.