Membership & Fees
1. Membership is open to all bonafide distributors and is without fee. Approval is subject to distributor completion of application and PVFShare’s review of application. Approval process typically takes less than five business days. Care is taken to create a network of members who share similar core values, including: authenticity, relationships, service, and growth.
2. Affiliates. PVFShare may make available limited access to Affiliate(s) (non distributor(s)). Distributor members will be notified that the affiliate is a non distributor. This policy provides additional profitable business for the distributor member and a new relationship for future business. Affiliates are unable to list product on the site. They participate as a buyer only.
3. Listing Fee
a. Annual subscription: $1199.88 @ One time payment; a rate of $ 99.99 / mo.
b. “ “ : $1,319.88 @ 12 monthly payments of $109.99 / mo.
c. 6 month “ : $ 839.94 @ One time payment; a rate of $139.99 / mo.
d. 3 month “ : $ 479.97 @ “ “ “ “ $150.99 / mo.
1. per warehouse location;
2. Payable upon registration approval.
3. Are upgradable. Original fee may be applied to a longer listing period; 45.00 administrative fee
Terms and Condition of Use
Content and Communications
The Members and PVFShare agree:
1. The Website is a venue with the sole purpose of offering information to facilitate the Membership in the buying and selling of excess product and services. PVFShare will make best efforts to ensure information provided is accurate. The Website may contain inaccuracies, omissions or typographical errors. PVFShare does not have control over the sale, offer, or transaction terms and conditions between members. PVFShare is not a merchant of goods or services, broker, dealer, advisor, advocate, sales representative, middleman or other intermediary. Any offers, sales or purchases made with another Member, or decisions facilitated through the Website are strictly the Members own. Members must perform due diligence and use best judgment. The use, posting, distribution, or publication of any content does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, advice, opinion or comment by PVFShare nor an assurance of legality, quality or safety by PVFShare. PVFShare shall not be responsible for any offer, sale, purchase or other transaction made, content posted, or other communications made by Member prices, offering goods or services, advertisements, opportunities, advice, proposals or other information on the Website. Products purchased by a Member are purchased directly from the other Member. Members are solely responsible for every aspect of such purchase. Members are solely responsible for the communications medium that such Member uses in community interactions. Should an irresolvable dispute arise between one or more members, members agree to binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The Members shall use the site expressly for and limited to the sole purpose of buying from or selling to another Member. The Members access to PVFShare.com is not to be shared with non-members
2. On behalf of Members and their listed inventory: PVFShare.com will promote its site through various media including but not limited to trade publications, direct sales representatives as well as electronic communications. PVFShare.com will solicit new members who also share similar values: authenticity, relationships, service, and growth
3. PVFShare reserves the right to expel Members and prevent their further access to the Website for violating this Agreement or the law.
4. PVFShare is not obligated to screen listings in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring the Website or its posted content. However, Members acknowledge and agree that PVFShare has the right to monitor the Website electronically from time to time its sole discretion, and to disclose any information as necessary or appropriate to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate the Website properly, or to protect itself or its Members. If PVFShare is notified of content that allegedly does not conform to this Agreement, it may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the content or termination of use of the Website. PVFShare has no liability or responsibility to Members for performance or nonperformance of such activities. If a member views content or receives communications allegedly inconsistent with this Agreement, an e-mail may be sent to info@PVFShare.com stating the observed behavior. Following receipt of such correspondence, decisions will be made regarding Member terminations, removal of posted content, or other actions deemed appropriate by PVFShare in its sole discretion. All decisions made by PVFShare are final and do not imply nor impose, on PVFShare, any responsibility or liability for the form, intent, or accuracy of the original, or any future, posted content by or communications between anyone.
5. Members hold PVFShare.com harmless for the accuracy of information, condition of product and services or performance of other Members including but limited to information posted by a Member.
6. Members to list only unused product.
8. Members will not use the site for unlawful purposes or use PVFShare.com, its site and information therein to damage PVFShare.com or Members.
9. PVFShare.com is not an internet service provider and therefore does not ensure uninterrupted service availability of the website. Members will be notified in advance of site upgrades and/or enhancements.
11. PVFShare.com disclaims responsibility for the timely or accurate product presentation provided by any member, including but not limited to postings applications and change requests
Copyright and Other Restrictions on Use of the Website and Website Content
1. Authorization of Use and General Prohibited Uses. PVFShare authorizes Members to view / print / download copies in an appropriate amount solely for a Member’s general resource, or information to facilitate a possible transaction. Other than Guests (prospective new Members with out access to full content) the Website shall not be used by non members.
2. The Members will not access information available at PVFShare.com website in any automated method, other than provided by the site, and will only access the site manually via commercially available web browser software. The Members will not link or use any electronic means to connect PVFShare.com to any other website.
3. The Website shall not be used by Members and/or other persons to post, transmit, display, publish, or distribute content:
a. in violation of this Agreement,
b. (in a manner that infringes the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy or publicity or other personal rights of others,
c. that is fraudulent, deceptive, defamatory, obscene, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another Member or any other person or entity, including without limitation, a sexually-explicit or parody image or text, chain letters and pyramid schemes, or
d. violates applicable laws, including without limitation, consumer protection and trade laws and regulations. Members may not deep-link to the Website for any purpose or use any robot, spider or other automatic device or process to monitor or copy any portion of the Website or the Material.
4. Copyright; Prohibition Against Copying. The contents of the Website, such as the compilation and arrangement of content including text, graphics, images and other materials, and the hypertext markup language (HTML), scripts, active server pages (ASP), or other content or software used in the Website (the "Material"), are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. All rights reserved. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Regardless of the extent to which the Material is protected by copyright you agree that you may not sell or modify the Material or copy, display, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast, or otherwise use Material in any form or media for any public or commercial purpose, including the generation of derivative material, except as expressly permitted by PVFShare. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. The use of the Material on any other Website or other telecommunication media or in a networked computer environment for any purpose, without the prior express written permission of PVFShare, is prohibited. (c) Trademark. PVFShare.com™, the PVFShare.com™ logo, PVFShare™, the PVFShare™ logo and other marks are trade names and trademarks of PVFShare.com. PVFShare’s trademarks may not be used by the Member in connection with any product or service that is not offered by PVFShare, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion in the marketplace, or that disparages or discredits PVFShare or its Members.
Disclaimer of Liability
1. PVFShare does not warrant that the Website will operate error-free or that the Website and its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms. If your use of the Website results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, PVFShare is not responsible or liable for those costs.
2. PVFShare does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Website, and numerous factors outside of PVFShare's reasonable control may interfere with operation of the Website. The Website may contain links to third party Websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by PVFShare of the content on such third party Websites. PVFShare is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Websites. If you decide to access linked third party Websites, you do so at your own risk.
3. The website and the material are provided on an 'as is' basis without any warranties of any kind. PVFShare, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties, including the warranty of merchantability, non- infringement or third party rights, and the warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. PVFShare makes no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, intent, usefulness, or timeliness of the material, content, services and links. Use of this website is at your own risk.
Limitation of Liability
1. In no event shall PVFShare, its affiliates, agents, suppliers, partners, information providers, and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors and agents or any third parties mentioned at this website be liable for any damages whatsoever (including without limitation, incidental, consequential, punitive and exemplary damages, lost revenues, or damages resulting from lost data, inconvenience or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the website, and the content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not PVFShare or such other parties are advised of the possibility of such damages.
2. In no event shall PVFShare or the aforementioned parties be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance on this website or any of its content. In no event shall the aggregate liability to you for all claims directly or indirectly arising from the use of the website exceed one dollar ($1.00). Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation of liability, so the foregoing limitation may not apply to you. Members recognize and agree that the warranty disclaimers and liability and remedy limitations in this agreement are material bargained for bases of this agreement and that they have been taken into account and reflected in determining the consideration to be given by each party under this agreement and in the decision by each party to enter into this agreement.
Indemnity and Release
1. As a material inducement to provide you with use of the Website, you hereby indemnify, defend and hold PVFShare, and its officers, directors, owners, agents, partners, information providers, and affiliates (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") harmless from and against any and all demands, damages, liability, claims, actions, demands and costs incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of this Agreement, including, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs.
2. If you have a dispute involving the Website with a third party, you release each of the Indemnified Parties from all claims, demands, damages, liability, claims, actions, demands and costs of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code §1542, which says: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor."
1. PVFShare.com adheres to the principles addressed in the guidelines developed by the Online Privacy Alliance (OPA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). These guidelines may be viewed on:
2. PVFShare.com respects the privacy of each of its Members, and the confidential nature of information that may be shared among members of a franchise community. To ensure Members’ privacy, we collect minimal personally identifiable information. Typically, this information is limited to:
•Company name, address, telephone number, fax number and URL
•Member first and last names, e-mail address and telephone number
•Credit card information for billing purposes only
The Website is in compliance with the current draft of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) specification, http://www.w3c.org/P3P, dated April 16, 2002. This specification was developed to allow Members to more easily evaluate the use of personal information collected by the web sites they visit. Thus, if your browser is Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 6, or later, your browser can electronically interpret the P3P version of our privacy policies.
Electronic identifications are used to recognize and permit authorized Members access to the website and its database. Data is collected (ie items searched) and is instrumental to maintain the accuracy of inventories. This data will not be shared with any non member / third party.
Member Information and Privacy
Disclosure and use of information obtained from Members is subject to PVFShare’s Privacy Statement as set forth below.
1. Nothing herein shall be construed to limit the right of PVFShare to warn, suspend or terminate access to the Website of any Member who breaches this Agreement, provides inadequate authentication of identity, or PVFShare in its discretion, determines that the Member's activities poses a possible legal or business risk to anyone, including PVFShare.
2. PVFShare may discontinue or change the Website at any time.
3. This Agreement is personal to you and may not be assigned without the prior written consent of PVFShare.
4. PVFShare makes no claims the Materials are appropriate
or may be downloaded outside of the
5. This Agreement will not be governed by the United
Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Each party
shall comply with all applicable export laws, restrictions, and regulations of
any United States or foreign agency or authority and will not export or re-
export, or allow the export or re-export of any product, technology or
information it obtains or acquired in connection with the Website (or any
direct product thereof) in violation of any such laws, restrictions or
regulations. If you access the Website from outside of the
6. This Agreement is governed by the internal substantive
laws of the State of
Collection and use of non-personal information
Your information is collected solely by PVFShare. Information is not sold, traded or rented to others. Aggregate statistics about our Members, traffic patterns and related site information maybe shared to our members or for other marketing and promotional purposes. In these situations, we would not disclose any information that could be attributed to identifiable individual member(s). If you choose to register for electronic alerts, we do require your email address. We will not share any of this information with any third party. Email Alerts feature offers the opportunity to receive email notification on newly listed inventory. PVFShare shares contact information within the membership.
Retention of information
Any information we collect may be retained for an indeterminate period of time.
Confidentiality and Security
Links to Other Sites
Changes in Company Structure
PVFShare may disclose Member information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) PVFShare’s rights or property, other Members, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. PVFShare may disclose Member information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
Contacting the Website