Welcome to TROCADERO - Antiques, Fine Art & Collectibles Directory.
Pursuant to using of our services, we ask that all familiarize
themselves with the conditions upon which we are willing to make our
services available. There should be no possibility of misunderstanding
any relationship, dynamic or attribution of responsibility associated
with TROCADERO's presentation or with its services. We respectfully ask
that you carefully consider the following disclaimer. Your use of
TROCADERO constitutes your acceptance of the following terms:
Members must know their items and are thus expected to assign each to
the most specifically relevant category string with accurate date
Items must be assigned to accurately representative category groups.
Vintage revivals must not be grouped with period originals.
Misrepresentation is taboo.
Misrepresentation is defined as listings intended to, or suggested to be
able to, deceive prospective purchasers on issues of authenticity, value, age,
Items of later production erroneously cataloged in an incorrect category
may suggest incorrect origin or provenance and may be dealt with as
New items of either a contemporary nature or copies of Antique, Fine Art,
Vintage Arts, Estate Jewelry or Collectible items may not be placed in those
New contemporary arts or faithful copies of traditional arts may be
appropriately placed in our "artisan and design", "gifts &
home decor" or "popular collectibles" categories.
TROCADERO is not in a position to assume any duty or responsibility to
veto reproductions or misrepresentations. However, we reserve the right to
do so and welcome complaints.
Members must specifically elect - accepting a $10/month surcharge - to
appear in venue for antique Asian art categories (which are scrutinized
regularly though Trocadero necessarily herewith disclaims liability, for
which sellers remain solely responsible and which limitation buyers
continue to expressly accept. See "All Users", below.)
Items which a reasonable person could consider to be objectionably
offensive to a religious, social, ethnic, racial or other group shall not be
An item shall not be listed more than once.
- If more images are desired, a higher level of subscription should be
considered. The Enterprise account provides for a sufficient 12 images.
Sellers may answer inquirers with more by e-mail.
- Only one category is to be selected when listing on Trocadero. Consider
a specialty group powered by Trocadero if visibility beyond the most
relevant Trocadero category is desired.
TROCADERO reserves the right to move items from one category to another,
delete items without further notice, disable a member's listings within
specific categories and searches on TROCADERO.
Inclusion in TROCADERO's community pages is a privilege, not a right.
While we may continue to provide other services, members must comply with
our terms to participate in community pages.
Members must have the legal capacity to enter into binding contracts.
TROCADERO reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and to
discontinue existing service at any time and for any reason at our sole
Availability of features, categories or community participation is a
privilege which may be withheld in part as TROCADERO deems expedient.
Withholding of features, categories or community participation in part
does not otherwise constitute any release from members obligations under
an account type.
TROCADERO makes no exclusive arrangements to offer a particular category
or type of item, no warranty or guarantee of performance and no exceptions
Service is month-to-month. Non-refundable, prepaid subscriptions
receiving additional service credits revert to month-to-month if not again
prepaid by end of term.
At least thirty (30) days notice (from date of receipt) is required, in
writing, to end services. A final statement is then prepared, whereupon
payment through term is billed.
Members agree to pay presently posted non refundable fees in exchange
for service only. TROCADERO reserves all editorial and publishing rights
on hosted pages.
Editorial and publishing rights include but are not limited to
TROCADERO's sole authority to place advertising,
copyright notices and links on member pages.
TROCADERO provides both a "catalog" and "directory"
version of each member's listings and items in addition to the
TROCADERO community directory pages and affiliate version.
By way of clarification, members' "catalog" version of
their listings and items is that linked directly from their homepage -
from which traffic is not provided prominent exits.
Members do not purchase rights to or ownership of pages, programming,
format, design, features, capabilities, disk space or other assets
Fees are paid for hosting on pages served by TROCADERO. Pictures may be
linked into member's auctions lasting 10 days or less but not into
fixed price and "aggregator" site listings.
"Fixed price" and "'aggregator site'
listings" refer to long term listings on auction, retail and other
sites than TROCADERO. Fees do not pay for bandwidth so consumed.
Special permission in writing may be requested by members desiring to
use TROCADERO's bandwidth in linking pictures from fixed price and
"aggregator" sites on a case-by-case basis.
We reserve the right to refuse hosting of pictures linked from fixed
price and "aggregator" site listings. Remedies may include
charges and termination of service.
Item and catalog pages enjoy traffic generated by the community and are
therefore considered off limits to exit links other than to auctions of no
more than 10 days duration.
Graphics or services of any kind shall not be linked in to item or
catalog pages. If E-Commerce services are desired, members may avail
themselves of a TROCADERO premium account.
HTML other than "p" or "br" tags are discouraged.
TROCADERO reserves the right to remove listings, at our sole discretion,
which we may determine to be unsightly or inappropriate.
Premium accounts retain ownership of their home page design and of
their photograph and data files uploaded to TROCADERO and are advised to
maintain backup copies locally.
Full use of TROCADERO's features requires that you have an ISP
connectivity account and be running Netscape 3.0+ or Explorer 4.0+. Fees
do not include training.
TROCADERO will accept requests for support but cannot guarantee a
speedy, conclusive reply or that any reply will be by means other than
Members indemnify and hold TROCADERO harmless against any loss,
expiration or deletion of files on TROCADERO's server and all loss due
to failure or downtime.
Members agree that leads and sales are their own and TROCADERO has no
duty or responsibility to enforce, collect or otherwise make good any loss
Members assume all risk and liability for listing items and indemnify
and hold TROCADERO harmless against issues of title, trademark, copyright,
TROCADERO will remove items of questionable title or ownership from
public access if proof of ownership is convincingly
demonstrated pending clarification.
Links to other sites may originate from member homepages or supporting
pages and not, under any circumstances, from item or catalog pages.
TROCADERO, as merely an online market maker, has no relationship or
association with its members beyond the scope of services provided.
Registration with TROCADERO is available online to all. There is no
exclusive selection , qualification process or verification of
A member's presence on TROCADERO should in no way be considered an
endorsement of any kind.
TROCADERO is not responsible for members' descriptions of
condition, quality, age, count, size, state, authenticity, provenance,
context or any other variable.
TROCADERO disclaims all guarantees, warranties, representations, claims
and opinions of any kind, expressed or implied, made by its members.
TROCADERO is in no way responsible for a member's inability or failure
to deliver on contracts or to honor negotiated terms.
The scope of TROCADERO's activities ends with its role as market maker.
In no way does it act as agent on behalf of any of its members.
TROCADERO does not collect commissions, fees or any other compensation
TROCADERO may accept complaints about members but in no way assumes any
duty or responsibility.
A user is anyone who subscribes to or utilizes TROCADERO services,
visits or interacts on TROCADERO or member pages, or in anyway consumes or benefits from TROCADERO's resources.
All negotiations, purchases, or sales, are transacted between buyer and
seller and in no way involve TROCADERO.
Any grievance arising from the purchase, or sale, of anything on
TROCADERO is solely between the buyer and seller and does not involve
Users assume all risk and liability, and indemnify and hold TROCADERO
harmless, for any loss or damage incurred from use of, or inability to
use, our services.
TROCADERO shall not, under any circumstances, be liable for any damages
resulting from reliance on its services, even if notified of the
possibility of such damages.
Users recognize that certain variables - including but not limited to
network or server problems - may cause system failure and accept sole risk
In the event limitation or exclusion is impermissible, TROCADERO's
liability, in any event, shall not exceed amounts both paid to us and
related to any damages or losses.
Users must refrain from inappropriate use of TROCADERO including but
not limited to unauthorized use of information, giving of false
information or spamming members.
Use of TROCADERO's bandwidth for building content on other sites,
including fixed price and "aggregator" site listings consumes
resources intended for members of our community.
Sites offering "aggregator" or fixed price services using or
intending to use TROCADERO bandwidth by way of linking to member pictures
must first secure written permission.
TROCADERO's bandwidth is its own and does in no way confer,
transfer or otherwise become the property of its members who shall not
have any authority over its use.
TROCADERO, in its sole discretion, may from time to time amend the
terms and conditions of this Disclaimer. Continued use of TROCADERO
The above entries have been organized under the headings
"rules", "members", "visitors" and "all
users" to facilitate review only and placement shall not be construed
to diminish or exclude the binding force of each as regards all users in
The laws of the state of Maryland govern. Jurisdiction for any claim or
dispute resides in the state of Maryland unless all parties agree and
consent to the contrary. Laws of other jurisdictions may apply to your
activities and conduct.