EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2021
“SSGC” means Seven Seas Grading Company and all of its respective directors, officers, agents, and employees.
“Member” means any person who opens and maintains an account with SSGC.
“We,” “us,” or “our” refers to SSGC.
“Personal Information” means information provided by you when opening an account with SSGC, which may include your name, username, password, email address, phone number, mailing address, or any other demographic or identifying information.
“you” and “your” refer to any individual accessing the Site or any Member.
2.1 SSGC provides coin grading and authentication services, coin appraisals and coin sales to persons located in Canada and the United States of America (the “Services”). Through use of the Site you may ship coins, metal tokens of coin (disc) format to us so we may provide our Services to you. All such coins and tokens are referred to as “Coins”. Our Services and pricing may change without notice so you should regularly view our Site for up-to-date Services and pricing. SSGC reserves the right to refuse to provide Services, or to limit the Services provided, refuse service or refuse access of any visitor to our Site. Prior to providing Services to you, we may verify the information provided by you.
SSGC will not provide Services until payment has been authorized.
If SSGC is unable to process your payment on the first attempt, we have the right, but are under no obligation, to attempt a second try to process the payment and you authorize us to do so.
In the event payment is unable to be processed, SSGC will attempt to contact you and inform you that payment was unsuccessful and could not be processed. We are not responsible or liable in the event payment could not be processed.
In the event you place an order to purchase a Coin and your payment could not be processed, SSGC may sell the Coin to a third party without notice or any liability to you.
Shipping & Handling:
2.3 When submitting Coins to SSGC, the shipping costs shall be at the Member’s expense. The Member is responsible to insure the Coins in transit to and from SSGC. Under no circumstances will SSGC accept C.O.D. shipping charges.
Coins will be returned to you with a minimum insurance coverage of $100 CDN which is included in the shipping costs via Canada Post. High valued Coins will be sent to you by a secured, bonded carrier which will require a signature of receipt. International shipments and high valued coins require quotes. The Member will be responsible to pay the shipping costs, and will require a quotation for shipping/insurance rates.
Shipping costs includes insurance coverage on the declared coin value, weight of parcel, packaging costs, signature fee (tracking) and transportation fee as set by Canada Parcel Post for registered Parcel service, signature required.
Hand written address on submission forms instructing a forwarding address will not be accepted. The Member’s mailing address on the Member’s account will be the default address for shipping. It shall be the Member’s responsibility to keep account information up-dated on a regular basis.
Use of Website
2.6 We reserve the right to do any of the following at any time without notice: (i) modify, suspend, or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (ii) modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and (iii) interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, perform error correction, or make other changes.
3.1 You retain the right to terminate your account with us at any time. Upon termination, you will no longer be able to order Services from us.
Member Accounts, Passwords and Security
3.5 You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including your username and password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account or username. You agree to notify SSGC immediately upon learning of any unauthorized use of your account, username, or password or any other breach of security. However, you may be held liable for losses incurred by SSGC or any other user of, or visitor to, the Site due to another person using your account, username or password.
3.6 You may not use any other user’s account, username, or password at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that account, username, or password. SSGC will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
3.8 Any use or attempted use of the Site (i) for any unlawful, unauthorized, fraudulent or malicious purpose; (ii) that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any server, or the network(s) connected to any server; (iii) that could interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site; (iv) to gain unauthorized access to any other accounts, computer Sites or networks connected to any server or Sites through hacking, password mining or any other means; (v) to access Sites, data or information not intended by SSGC to be made accessible to a user; (vi) to attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by us; or (vii) for any use other than the purpose for which it was intended, is prohibited.
3.9 In addition, in connection with your use of the Site, you agree you will not:
upload or transmit any message, information, data, text, software or images, or other content that is unlawful, immoral, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, or otherwise objectionable, or that may invade another’s right of privacy or publicity;
create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others or impersonate any person or entity, including, without limitation, any SSGC representative, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
upload files that contain viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel-bots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another;
upload or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes” or any other form of solicitation, commercial or otherwise;
upload or transmit any material that infringes any patent, copyright, trademark, design, trade secret, confidential business information or other proprietary rights of any party;
probe, scan, test the vulnerability of or breach the authentication measures of, the Site or any related networks or systems;
use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated or manual means to access the Site, or copy any Content or information on the Site.
OWNERSHIP OF PROPRIETARY CONTENT
Ownership of Content
5.1 You understand and agree that SSGC owns, or (where required, appropriate, or applicable) has been licensed by third parties to use, all right, title, and interest in and to the Site and the features, materials, opportunities, and services made available on or through the Site, and all information, text, data, computer code, artwork, databases, graphics, images, sound recordings, audio and visual clips, logos, software, and other materials contained therein, and the compilation, collection, design, selection, and arrangement thereof (collectively, the “Content”) as well as the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel,” and arrangement of such Content.
5.2 You acknowledge that the Content constitutes valuable proprietary information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other proprietary rights, laws, and treaties of Canada and other countries, and that you acquire no ownership interest by accessing and using the Site and the Content. Such intellectual property and proprietary rights may include, but are not limited to, various patents, copyrights, unregistered trademarks, registered trademarks, trade secrets, and confidential business information, and all such rights are and shall remain the property of SSGC or its licensors and content-providers.
Copying Content is Prohibited
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
6.1 EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN WRITING OTHERWISE BY SSGC, THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, CONTENT, OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE FROM OR PROVIDED ON OR VIA THE SITE, AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY SSGC (INCLUDING COINS SOLD BY SSGC), ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR GUARANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. INFORMATION OR MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED BY WAY OF SSGC SERVICES OR SOFTWARE SHALL BE ACCESSED AT YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND SOLE RISK.
6.2 SSGC AND/OR OUR LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT OR COVENANT THAT (A) THE SITE, OR ANY PART THEREOF ARE OR WILL BE ACCURATE, CURRENT, COMPLETE, FREE OF TECHNICAL AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) RELIABLE, OR APPROPRIATE FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE TO WHICH YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY MAY CHOOSE TO PUT THEM, (C) THAT THEY ARE OR WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED AND ERROR-FREE BASIS OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY SERVICES OR COINS YOU PURCHASE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. SSGC PERIODICALLY AMENDS, CHANGES, ADDS, DELETES, UPDATES, OR ALTERS THE SITE WITHOUT NOTICE. FURTHER, SSGC ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE SITE. SSGC SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY DUTY TO UPDATE THE CONTENT, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION ON THE SITE. SSGC AND/OR OUR LICENSORS
Disclaimer of Typographical Errors
6.1 The Site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. SSGC shall have no liability in connection with any such inaccuracies or errors, nor shall SSGC have any obligation to identify and/or correct any such inaccuracies or errors.
Disclaimer of Viruses
6.2 All responsibility or liability for any damages caused by viruses, malware, disabling or malicious code contained within the electronic files or on the Site is disclaimed.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
7.1 TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SSGC IN RESPECT OF ANY DIRECT LOSSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS INCURRED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR YOUR PURCHASE OF SERVICES OR COINS EXCEED $500.00. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IF ANY DIRECT LOSSES, DAMAGES OR COSTS INCURRED BY YOU ARE COVERED BY THE SHIPPING INSURANCE, THEN IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SSGC EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE INSURANCE PAID ON THE CLAIM.
7.2 IN NO EVENT WILL SSGC OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR FOR ANY PROPERTY LOSS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, OR LOSS OF DATA, ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR PURCHASE OF SERVICES, OR YOUR ATTEMPT TO PURCHASE SERVICES, OR YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER OR NOT WE ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
FEES AND PAYMENT
9.1 You agree that by any Services, you agree to pay all applicable fees and taxes related to the Services.
9.2 In the event that you fail to make payment of any amount owed under your SSGC account, SSGC reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account.
Choice of Law and Forum