Marketplace Terms of Use

These terms (hereinafter referred to as the 'Terms') are the addition to the General Terms and Conditions and govern the terms of publication of information on Marketplace.

1. Terms of registration an organization in the Global Suppliers Directory on Lesprom Network

The organization can be registered in the Global Suppliers Directory (hereinafter referred to as the 'Directory') only once, registration of duplicate records of the organization is not allowed. Before registering of a new organization, you should check its availability in the Directory. This can be done by searching in the Directory as well as at initial stage of registration of the new organization.If the Directory already contains an organization with the same name, to register a new organization, you should add after organization's name its location in the 'Name' field during the registration (for example - Advanced Lumber Company, Wadley). Thus, the uniqueness of the name of the organization in the Directory will be ensured.

1.1. Name of organization

1.1.1. The name should be specified in lowercase letters, only first letter of each word can be capitalized (for example - Lumber Trade Partners).

1.1.2. The legal form of the organization should not be indicated in the Name field, the exception is the legal form of the Sole Proprietorship.

1.1.3. Sole Proprietor should specify the name in the following order: Full Name, SP (for example - John Smith, SP).

1.1.4. When registering branches and representative offices, it should be indicated in the name in the following order: Name of the parent organization, Location of the branch (for example - Jason Group, Connecticut).

1.1.5. The name of the organization should correspond to its legal name in the registration documents. It is prohibited to include in the name of the organization the products or services it sells, except when it is part of the legal name of the organization.

1.1.6. If you need to make changes to the name of an organization already registered in the Directory, you should send a request to theLesprom Network Support Service. You will be asked to confirm your right to change the name of this organization if you are not a person who registered this organization in the Directory.

1.2. Main and additional activities

1.2.1. This information makes it easier to search for your company in the Directory.

1.3. Number of employees

1.3.1. The availability of this information on the company reduces the number of ineffective contacts and increases the effectiveness of trade negotiations.

1.4. Organization contacts

1.4.1. Contact details allow potential clients to contact company representatives. Lesprom Network provides the opportunity to separately register personal accounts of the managers of the organization with their personal contacts details. We recommend specifying the contacts for general questions as the organization's contact details, such as reception desk or telephone operator.

1.4.2. It is not allowed to specify the country, region or city in the field 'Street, House, Building, Office Number'. These data are entered at the first step of the registration form.

1.5. The trading profile of organization

1.5.1. The trading profile defines the types of goods that the organization usually buys or sells. After filling out the trade profile, you will be able to receive notifications about new counter-offers for the purchase or sale of goods on Lesprom Network. We recommend that you carefully fill out the trade profile right at the time of registration and regularly maintain its relevance.

1.6. Work experience in organization

1.6.1. Please enter your position and choose from a list of your specialization in the organization. In the 'Description' field please add additional information about your work, revealing the features of your activity or your professional achievements in the organization.

1.6.2. You can register the organization in the Directory, even if you no longer working there. However if in the section 'Work period' you will indicate that you are no longer working in the organization, you will not get access to changing information about the organization after its registration.And in this case, information about you will be located in the list of those who stopped working in the organization.

1.7. Completion of registration in Directory

1.7.1. After the completion of the registration wizard, the registration data is submitted for review by moderators. The organization will be registered and will appear in the Directory after the data review is complete. On completion of registration, you will be sent a message to your personal email address specified during registration. We aim to register a new organization in the catalog as soon as possible, but due to a large number of new applications, it takes some time, but not more than 24 hours.

2. Terms of the placement of sales offers

You can not re-publish the same announcement about the offer of the same product or service, regardless of whether the advertisement is placed in different regions or categories.

2.1. General rules 

2.1.1. Re-placement of the same trade offer is not allowed  

2.1.2. The trade offer must be up-to-date  Only trade offers of existing goods or services can be published.

2.1.3. One trade offer - one product or service

Each trade offer must be a proposal for a particular product or service. It is not allowed to publish a trade offer of a general advertising nature. For example, for lumber of different dimensions, you need to create different offers.

2.1.4. The information in the trade proposal must be accurate

When placing a trade offer, you should indicate the reliable parameters of the product or service, and choose the most appropriate category and region.

2.1.5. Information about the organization and the contact person

You can place trade offers only on behalf of a legal entity (organization), you can not place trade offers on behalf of an individual. Thus, to place a trade offer, you must first register the organization on whose behalf the offer is placed.

Only persons who indicated that they are currently working in the organization and have the status of Administrator or Trade Representative of this organization in Lesprom Network can place trade offers on behalf of this organization.

The person who placed the offer will be listed as a contact person.

2.2. Content of the trade offer

2.2.1. The title of trade offer

Only the name of the product or service should be indicated as the title of trade offer. In the trading offers of machinery or tools, it is allowed to indicate in the title along with the name of the goods its model. It is forbidden to use capital letters except in cases when this is stipulated by the rules of the language, for example, abbreviations.

When placing a trade offer in different languages, you should indicate in each case the title of the product in the relevant language.

It is not allowed to use in the title of the trade offer the words that attract attention such as ‘Urgent’, ‘Attention’, ‘Sale’ and so on.

It is not allowed to include additional information in the title of the sales offer, for example, ‘Sell’, ‘Sale’, ‘Purchase’, ‘Buy’, ‘Export’ and so on.

It is not allowed to include in the title of the trade offer wood species from which the product is made. In some cases, the marketplace software will automatically add the wood species to the title of the offer.

2.2.2. Description in the trade offer

The description must be in the language corresponding to the language version of the Marketplace on which it will be published. To place the offer in additional language versions, use the corresponding additional language fields.

The description in the trade offer should contain information only about the product or service being sold, indicated in the title of the trade offer and presented in the attached photos.

It is not allowed to include in the description the information about other goods or services, about the activities of the seller, price lists.

It is not allowed to indicate any contact information in the description (phone, email, skype, etc.).

It is not allowed to include in the description HTML-code and any links.

It is not allowed to use keywords to improve the search for a seller's sales offer in the description of the offer.

It is not allowed to indicate the price of a good or service in the description, the price should be indicated only in the corresponding ‘Price’ field.

2.2.3. Photos in the trade offer

We strive to make trade at Lesprom Network as convenient as possible, therefore we encourage the publication of trade offers with photos. Within one publication date, such trade offers are shown above the trade offers without photos. Therefore, to attract more attention to your trade offer, we recommend that you attach a photo of the good you are selling.

In the sales offer, it is allowed to use only photos of the product or service being sold.

Photos should not contain watermarks.

Photos should not contain logos or names of organizations.

Photos should not contain any contact information.

Photos should not contain any text, as well as words that attract attention 'Urgent', 'Attention', 'Sale' and so on.

Photos should not have any frames or background fill, attracting attention to the sales offer.

2.2.4. Price in the trade offer

The presence of price in the trade offer helps to speed up the trading process. If the price of your product depends on the volume of purchases, you can set up multiple wholesale prices. We display offers with prices on the marketplace above offers, in which prices are not.

The price indicated in the trade offer must correspond to the actual price of the sale of the product or service.

The price must be specified only in the corresponding ‘Price’ field, it is not allowed to specify the price in the ‘Description’ field.

2.3. The process of placing of the trade offer

You can create a new offer in one of the following ways:

- using the button 'Sell product' on the Marketplace;

- using the button 'Add product' in the section 'Products and Services' of your company's page on Lesprom Network.