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Bookonomical - Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Bookonomical's Website, located at

By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use Bookonomical if you do not agree to all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.


We employ the use of cookies. By accessing Bookonomical, you agreed to the use of cookies in agreement with Bookonomical's Privacy Policy.

Most interactive websites use cookies to let us retrieve the user’s details for each visit. Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting our website. 


Unless otherwise stated, Bookonomical and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Bookonomical. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from Bookonomical for your personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • Republish material from Bookonomical

  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from Bookonomical

  • Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from Bookonomical

  • Redistribute content from Bookonomical

Parts of this website offer an opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and information in certain areas of the website. Bookonomical does not filter, edit, publish or review Comments before their presence on the website. Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of Bookonomical, its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Bookonomical shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.

Bookonomical reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.

You warrant and represent that:

  • You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;

  • The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;

  • The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libellous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy

  • Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

  • The products that users of Bookonomical list on our platform have to be owned by the user themselves. 

You hereby grant Bookonomical a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in all forms, formats or media.

Hyperlinking to our Content

The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:

  • Government agencies;

  • Search engines;

  • News organizations;

  • Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and

  • Systemwide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our webite.

These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:

  • commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources;

  • community sites;

  • associations or other groups representing charities;

  • online directory distributors;

  • internet portals;

  • accounting, law and consulting firms; and

  • educational institutions and trade associations.

We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavorably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organization does not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of Bookonomical, and (d) the link is in the context of general resource information.

These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an email to Bookonomical. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:

  • By use of our corporate name; or

  • By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or

  • By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.

No use of Bookonomical's logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.


Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our Web Pages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.

Content Liability

We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that are rising on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene, criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, advocates the infringement or other violation of any third party rights.

Removal of links and listed items from our website

If you find any link, or listed items on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us any moment. We will consider requests to remove links, or items but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly.

We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.


To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  • limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;

  • limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

  • limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

  • exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.

As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

Refund policy

Bookonomical was created to provide convenience to customers who want to sell and buy second handed books, guidelines will be given for sellers to follow when listing a product. 

We reserve the right to remove any product on our website if the guidelines are not met. 

However, the users of Bookonomical are subject to their own decision of purchase on the website, we will not have any responsibility and are not expected to respond to a complaint on the quality of goods purchased on our website. 

Transaction Agreement

This is a transaction agreement which Bookonomical users have to agree to before engaging in a transaction. It is highly recommended that all parties in a transaction read the following in full:

Throughout this site, Bookonomical provides an electronic, web-based platform for buyers and sellers to engage in transactions. Bookonomical shall, by all means, employ several techniques to establish the authenticity of our users and the accuracy of the information, including name, email address and delivery address, in order to prevent some users from acting under a false pretense. However, as verification of information on the internet is a difficult process, the user must, through using the website, be fully aware of such possibilities. Bookonomical does not take responsibility for any losses relating to a user on our platform with a false identity, and we encourage you to utilize our tools provided, as well as common sense, to evaluate the risks with whom you are dealing.

For Buyers:

  • I consent that I am over the age of 18, or am making this purchase with the permission of a parent/guardian who is above the age of 18. 

  • I agree that I will pay the listed amount of the book on Bookonomical in full.

  • I acknowledge that the listed price of the book is slightly higher than the seller’s initial price due to coverage of delivery and the payment processing fees listed by Paypal and Stripe, along with some third party credit card systems.

  • I acknowledge that, in the event of when the quality of the book is not up to par as in the description, I will have three days to notify the seller and Bookonomical of the situation.   

  • I understand that, other than in circumstances where the advertised product and the actual product are explicitly different, I will not be able to get a refund for a product I purchase from Bookonomical. 

  • I acknowledge that I will not intend to blackmail any sellers through the use of consistent bad reviews, unless with a justifiable reason. I understand that if I do blackmail, my account may be banned or removed from the website.

For Sellers: 

  • I consent that I am over the age of 18, or am making this purchase with the permission of a parent/guardian who is above the age of 18.

  • I consent to the use of my banking information and credit cards to receive money from Bookonomical as part of the transaction, and acknowledge Bookonomical will not hold any of this information. Instead, the payment processor (Stripe) will, who adhere to their own privacy policy to ensure user data is not compromised.

  • I acknowledge that the description of the book in terms of its quality and condition will be accurate to the best of my knowledge

  • I understand that the buyer may contact me if there are any defects (wrong quantity, quality or product), and, in such case, I shall promptly attempt to remedy the situation at my expense.

  • I acknowledge that Bookonomical may withhold my cash if the refund request of a buyer who has purchased my product has been approved. In such case, the list of defects in my sold product shall be sent to me

  • I acknowledge that I shall follow the above terms and conditions.

Sharetribe - Terms and Conditions

Bookonomical is a web service built on the Sharetribe platform. The general terms of Sharetribe below apply also to the use of Bookonomical:

Sharetribe is a social media service that allows its users to change favors and items and communicate with each other. The Sharetribe-service may only be used in accordance with these terms of use. The service provider reserves the right to change these terms of use if required. Valid terms of use can be found from Sharetribe’s website.

Rights of Content

The users themselves retain the right to all text, pictures and other content that they create in the service. The users allow others to utilize the content in accordance with the nature of the service and furthermore allow the service provider to file information and data and make changes that are necessary for the service or the study, however other rights are not transferred from the users, unless specifically otherwise agreed. The responsibility of the content lies with the user, who has produced it to the service. The service provider has the right to remove any material when it deems it necessary.


No guarantees of the functioning of the Sharetribe service are given. The users are themselves responsible for their actions in the service and they should estimate the reliability of other users before dealing with them. The service provider can under no circumstances be liable for damage that is caused to the user. The user may not store any information or data in the service, and expect it to remain there.

The Removal of a User

The service provider has the right to remove any users from Sharetribe and terminate their right of use of the service without any specific reason and without being liable for compensation.

Applicable Jurisdiction

The jurisdiction that is applicable in this service and these terms of use is that of Finland, unless something else is required by binding law.