Below are the rules for posting to the new Ausphotography Classifieds Forum. If anyone has any questions about these rules, please ask. We also reserve the right to modify these rules, either minimally or extensively during the trial period. Please refer to the rules thread in the Ausphotography Classifieds forum for the current rules, as this post may not be updated if the rules are amended:
Classifieds: Trading on Ausphotography (Effective 7th April 2013)
Trading of gear is only allowed in the Classifieds forums on Ausphotography.
Definition: buying/selling/wanted to buy/offers to give-away/borrow/rent of any items, photographic related only.
Only active members of Ausphotography can post items for sale. Active members are deemed to be those that have posted at least 10 constructive posts to the site spread over the month prior to posting their classified ad. Only members with over 30 days membership and 50 posts (both must be met) will have access to this forum.
Items listed must be fully detailed, including (but not limited to):
* The Price
* The Brand
* The Model
* The Serial number.
* Camera Bodies offered for sale must note the shutter count.
* Any past issues must be reported (exposure to water, replacement of parts, dropping of item, scratches etc)
* Postage/delivery details and if costs involved are covered in selling price, or extra.
* Photos of item(s) are allowed.
Feedback on items offered:
* Members are welcome to provide feedback on an item purchased.
* Members must not post anything to a thread that undermines the ability of the seller to sell their item(s)
The thread/post must NOT:
* be for non-photographic items. Posting of non-photographic items in this forum is forbidden.
* Be on behalf of a third party. Ads must be items for sale/trade by Ausphotography members only
* Be commercial, unless by an Ausphotography Site Advertiser
. Posts offering multiple units of the same product, or an Ausphotography member frequently posting items for sale, with minimal other site involvement, may be deemed commercial.
* Posts to the classifieds forum will not accrue against your 'post count' and will not be deemed as active site participation.
* Any attempt to bypass these rules will result in the member losing access to this forum permanently. Further action may be taken under the site rules
, in need.
* Any decision/action made by Ausphotography administrators or moderators on a post or thread in this forum, due to non-compliance with these rules, is covered under the site rules
* Under no circumstances will the owner of the Ausphotography site, Administrators or Moderators be liable in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the classifieds forum, by a member of Ausphotography. In need will will provide any/all information to relevant parties to ensure a resolution is reached if a dispute arises. This could include (but is not limited to) email address, login IP addresses or any other identifying information.