Domain Showcase Terms and Conditions

Version: January 2024

These Terms and Conditions for the Domain Marketplace Service are translated into English, French, Spanish and Chinese and are available to the Customer online. The contractual language is German. Any translation of these Terms and Conditions into another language is therefore for information purposes only. In the event of any ambiguity or discrepancy, the German language version shall control. If you reside in the United States or Canada, the party you are contracting with is LLC and you are subject to the LLC Domain Showcase Service Terms and Conditions.

1. Introduction

These are the Terms and Conditions of Sedo GmbH (hereinafter referred to as "Sedo") for the Domain Showcase Service (hereinafter also referred to as "Showcase Agreement", “Showcase Terms“ or "Agreement").

These Sedo Domain Showcase Terms and Conditions (this “Agreement” or “T&C”) are entered into by and between Sedo GmbH (“Sedo”) and you, and are made effective as of the date of your electronic acceptance. These terms and conditions define the rules of your use of Sedo’s Domain Showcase Service (“Domain Showcase Service” or the “Service”). Your acceptance of this Agreement indicates that you have read, understand and agree to the terms of this Agreement, along with the Sedo General Terms and Conditions and Domain Marketplace Terms and Conditions, both of which are hereby incorporated by reference. Any capitalized terms not defined within this Domain Showcase Agreement shall have the meaning as described in the Sedo General Terms and Conditions.

2. Conclusion of the Agreement

You can order Sedo's Domain Showcase Service online. Clicking on the button "order with obligation to pay" constitutes a binding order. Confirmation of receipt of the order follows immediately after the order has been sent and does not yet constitute acceptance of the Agreement by Sedo. Only when Sedo accepts the order does Sedo undertake to provide the showcase service to You.

For each Domain submitted with an order for the Domain Showcase Service, upon accepting your order, Sedo will offer the Service in accordance with these terms and conditions for thirty (30) days from the date Sedo activates the Service (the “Term”).

3. Description of Domain Showcase Service

Sedo’s Domain Showcase Service allows Users to promote their Internet domain name (“Domain”) for sale on the Sedo Domain Marketplace to viewers of the Sedo website. Users select the language versions of the Sedo Site where they want to promote their Domain, choosing from Sedo in English (US and/or UK), Sedo in German, Sedo in Spanish, Sedo in French, Sedo in Portuguese, and Sedo in Chinese (each a distinct Sedo “Site”). In addition to selecting the Site, Users must choose between a Showcase or Category Showcase, each as described below.

3.1. Showcase

When you order a Showcase listing for your Domain it will rotate randomly between the specially marked “Showcase” section of the selected Sedo Site homepage and Showcase Domains results page on the Site for the Term of your order. Please note a limit of eight (8) Domains are displayed in the Showcase section of the Sedo Site homepage per page load. If not displayed on the Site homepage, Showcase Domains are otherwise displayed on the Showcase Domains results page for the respective Site. Showcase Domains are also highlighted in results for viewer searches of the Sedo Domain Marketplace for matching or synonymous keywords for the Term of your order, limit four (4) Showcase Domains displayed per search, rotated randomly.

3.2. Category Showcase

When you order a Category Showcase listing for your Domain it will be highlighted when viewers search your Domain’s selected category for the Term of your order. Category Showcase Domains are also highlighted in results for viewer searches of the Sedo Domain Marketplace for matching or synonymous keywords for the Term of your order, limit four (4) Showcase Domains per search, rotated randomly.

4. Fees

Users are charged a non-refundable fee per Domain for each language version of the Sedo Site where they would like their Domain promoted. The amount of Sedo’s fee for Domain Showcase Services is specified on the Sedo Price List, which is located on the Site and which is subject to change from time to time. By ordering any Domain Showcase Services, you agree to pay the fees specified for the Domain Showcase Service selected, regardless of whether the Domain sells as a result of the Domain Showcase Service promotion.

5. General Restrictions and Conditions

Domains must be entered into your Sedo User Account and listed for sale before placing a Showcase or Category Showcase order. Your Domain must meet the requirements of Sedo’s Domain Marketplace, is subject to review prior to Sedo’s acceptance of your order, and should be added to the pool of active Showcase or Category Showcase Domains displaying on the Site within two (2) business days from when Sedo receives payment for your order.

Sedo Domain Showcase Services are intended for the sole purpose of promoting a User's Domain on the Sedo Domain Marketplace and does not include promotion of the Domain on any Site besides the language Site(s) you select at the time of your order. Unless you select otherwise, your Domains will be featured on the Sedo Site corresponding to the language used when placing your order.

Domains categorized as “adult” by Sedo, in its sole discretion, are eligible for an adult Category Showcase only.

You are permitted to establish a hypertext link to your Domain listing on the Site, subject to review by Sedo, so long as the link does not state or imply any endorsement or sponsorship of the Domain, you, your company, or your website by Sedo or any of its affiliates and you agree to terminate any such linking to the Sedo Site at Sedo’s request. By using Sedo’s Site and Domain Showcase Services, you agree not to post or transmit any defamatory, abusive, obscene, threatening, misleading, or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the rights of others or interferes with the ability of others to utilize and enjoy the Sedo Domain Marketplace. It is your duty to verify that your Domain does not infringe any third party rights or violate any applicable law. You understand and agree to hold Sedo harmless for any damages resulting from such an infringement and shall indemnify Sedo from any expenses or damages related to claims resulting from your breach of this Agreement.

Sedo reserves the right to delete, move, or edit any listings, and/or terminate your Domain Showcase Service order with immediate effect without reason and without refund for Domains. Sedo is entitled to this right if, among other things, You violate Sedo's Rules for Domain Sellers, Offensive Domain Policy, this Agreement, the Sedo General Terms and Conditions and/or the Domain Marketplace Agreement or which may violate the rights of a third party or any applicable laws.

6. Disclaimers

You understand and agree that use of Sedo’s Domain Showcase Service does not guarantee that your Domain will actually sell during the course of the Service or in the future. If you decide to order the Domain Showcase Service, you do so at your own risk that no offers are made to purchase your Domain. In no event shall Sedo or its affiliates, agents or licensors be liable for any damages resulting from the use of or inability to use the Domain Showcase Service or any product or service linked to or advertised or promoted on the Sedo Site, including, without limitation, consequential, special, incidental, indirect, punitive, exemplary, or other damages of any kind (including lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data), even if Sedo are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages. Furthermore, you understand that Sedo has numerous other Showcase listings and may promote other Domains registered to other Sedo Users, some of which may be deemed to compete with your Domain and you agree that any such activities are not a breach of this Agreement, its terms, or any representations made herein or in connection thereof.

In all other respects, the liability provisions of the General Terms and Conditions shall apply.