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YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE DESCRIBED IN THIS AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY

To ensure familiarity with the most current version of this agreement be sure to review this Agreement periodically

Latest update: April 16, 2003

PolishedPrices (‘we’, ‘us’) provides the following services:

  • The List, the independent polished price list based on actual wholesale prices from the main diamond centres worldwide.
  • News section.
  • A weekly market report
  • Commentaries either from the editorial staff or invited commentators

By using any of the services, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out in this agreement. The prices quoted on The List are based on wholesale prices only, it is strongly recommended that you read the methodology section on PolishedPrices which sets out the basis for the Price List.

This agreement is made between PolishedPrices.com and you, a user and or a subscriber to one of the various services provided by PolishedPrices.com,. We reserve the right at any moment to:

  • Change the terms and conditions of this agreement
  • Change the site, including removing any content on or feature of any of the services; or
  • Change any fees or charges for use of the services

The material provided on our site is for general information purposes only. We do not trade in diamonds as a matter of principle and the Pricelist is not in anyway designed as a medium for trading polished diamonds

Code of Conduct.

While using the site you agree not to:

  • Restrict or restrain any other user or member from using the site, including, without limitation, by means of "hacking" or "cracking" or defacing any part of the site;
  • Use the site for any unlawful purpose;
  • Express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by us, without our prior written consent;
  • Transmit.
    (a) any content or information that is unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, harassing, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, or infringes on our or any third parties intellectual property or other rights;
    (b) any material, non-public information about companies without the authorisation to do so;
    (c) any trade secret of any third party; or
    (d) any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, investment opportunities, or other unsolicited commercial communication (except as otherwise expressly permitted by us);
  • Engage in spamming or flooding;
  • Transmit any software or other materials that contain any virus, worm, time bomb, Trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component;
  • Modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of any of the site;
  • Remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices contained in the site;
  • Frame or ‘mirror’ any part of the Site without our prior written authorisation;
  • Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, ‘data mine,’ or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the site or their contents;
  • Collect information about site users or members without their express consent; or
  •  Permit anyone else whose account or subscription was terminated to use any of the site through your subscription, username or password.

While using the site you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Registration for Subscription to the site.

To have access to The List you must be or become a member. When and if you register to become a member, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the appropriate registration form, and (b) to maintain and update your information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. You acknowledge that, if any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we reserve the right to terminate this Agreement and your use of the site.

As part of the registration process, you will be asked to select a username and password. We may refuse to grant you a username that impersonates someone else, is or may be illegal, is or may be protected by trademark or other proprietary rights law, is vulgar or otherwise offensive, or may cause confusion, as determined by us at our own discretion. You agree not to transfer or resell your use of or access to the List to any third party.

YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD.

Payment and Renewal.

Current subscription rates and charges for The List are available in the Pricelist section of this site. Payment for your subscription is due in advance of the subscription period you select. Your subscription will continue and will renew automatically unless terminated by us in accordance with this Agreement or until you notify us of your decision to terminate your subscription. The appropriate annual or periodic fee for your subscription will be billed automatically at the beginning of each renewal period, to the credit card you designated during the registration process (or subsequently changed) unless you cancel your subscription before the renewal period begins. ( have we arranged this? Would like it but thought that there was a problem, can always leave it in) See latest email – suggest we leave it in for now. You agree to pay all fees and charges incurred in connection with your username and password (including any applicable taxes) at the rates in effect when the charges were incurred. You have 90 days from the date that any discrepancies in your statement or any invoice first appear to notify us; after that time, all charges will be deemed correct. You agree to pay all amounts due upon our demand. In the event we have to collect unpaid amounts you owe us, you will be liable for all attorneys' and collection agency fees.

Cancellation.

You may cancel your subscription to The List by sending an email to info@polishedprices.com.

Termination.

This Agreement shall remain effective until terminated in accordance with its terms. PolishedPrices.com may terminate this agreement, and/or your access to and use of the site or any portion thereof, immediately, in the event we determine, at our sole discretion, that you have breached this agreement. In addition, we reserve the right, upon 10 business days notice and the reimbursement of any whole months remaining on your subscription, to terminate this agreement without cause.

If you have any comments on our policies, or complaints or concerns of any kind about any postings on the Forums, please contact us at info@PolishedPrices.com. We will review all of the information that you communicate to us, but we may not be able to take action or respond directly to each email.

Ownership and Restrictions on Use.

You may only access and use the materials on PolishedPrices.com, and download and/or print out only one copy of any materials on the site, solely for your personal use. You may not upload, post, transmit or distribute materials from the site in any way, without our prior written permission. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of our copyright and other proprietary rights, and is strictly prohibited. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using the site.

Links.

PolishedPrices.com may contain links to other internet websites or resources. We neither control nor endorse such other websites, nor have we reviewed or approved any content that appears on such other websites. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be held responsible for the legality, accuracy, or inappropriate nature of any content, advertising, products, services, or information located on or through any other websites, nor for any loss or damages caused or alleged to have been caused by the use of or reliance on any such content.

Disclaimers.

THE SITE, THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE, AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OBTAINED OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISERS, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE ADEQUACY, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITE.

Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.

AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS AND SPONSORS DO NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, OR SECURE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER(S) ON WHICH THE SITE ARE HOSTED ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING AND MAINTAINING ALL TELEPHONE, COMPUTER HARDWARE AND OTHER EQUIPMENT NEEDED TO ACCESS AND USE THE SITE, AND ALL CHARGES RELATED THERETO. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND YOUR RELIANCE THEREON. NO OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT OF THE SITE OR ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, MEMBERS, OR VISITORS, WHETHER MADE ON THE SITE OR OTHERWISE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE ARE ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

A possibility exists that the Site could include inaccuracies or errors, or materials that violate these Terms of Use (specifically, the Code of Conduct above). Additionally, a possibility exists that unauthorised alterations could be made by third parties to the site. Although we attempt to ensure the integrity of the site, we make no guarantees as to the sites' completeness or correctness. In the event that such a situation arises, please contact us at info@polishedprices.com with, if possible, a description of the material to be checked and the location (URL) where such material can be found on the site, as well as information sufficient to enable us to contact you. We will try to address your concerns as soon as reasonably practicable.

Limitation of Liability.

NEITHER POLISHEDPRICES.COM. NOR ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISERS, AGENTS OR SPONSORS ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE AND/OR CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE SITE, OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE PURCHASED THROUGH THE SITE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE AND/OR CONTENT CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE. THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO COMPANY FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) SHALL BE THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, TO ACCESS THE SITE.

Indemnification.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us, our officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees), or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (a) your breach of this Agreement, including any violation of the Code of Conduct above; (b) any allegation that any materials that you submit to us or transmit to the Site infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party; and/or (c) your activities in connection with the Site or any services related to the Site.

Complaints.

Please send your complaints to info@polishedprices.com