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uouapps says

Extract from the section:

Playing fair 34. ...

attempt to contact other members through the Marketplaces or use any information gained from the Marketplaces with the intention to make a private arrangement that would otherwise be made using the Marketplaces;

can someone please explain this paragraph ?

thanks

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KrownThemes says

I am contacting you to sell me one of your themes for half price because i don’t have enough money.

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tommusrhodus says

I am contacting you to sell me one of your themes for half price because i don’t have enough money.

I once had a guy contact me asking if he could pay in monthly installments of $5 for a theme..

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uouapps says

Thanks Guys, your answers refer to contacting other members…. but what about this phrase: or use any information gained from the Marketplaces with the intention to make a private arrangement

I’ve seen people using the Envato API for referrals/affiliation sites and made special arrangements with authors to have their items featured (the link of these featured items still linked to themeforest) but just wondering if this goes in the direction of the the private arrangement ?

thanks again Cheers UOU

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tommusrhodus says

Thanks Guys, your answers refer to contacting other members…. but what about this phrase: or use any information gained from the Marketplaces with the intention to make a private arrangement

It’s referring to gaining the information that a theme costs $45, and then contacting an author to make an arrangement to buy 3 licenses for $100 or something similar.

Just like ebay has the clause about not settling auctions outside of the action auction, it’s basically to stop back alley dealing from happening :)

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uouapps says


Thanks Guys, your answers refer to contacting other members…. but what about this phrase: or use any information gained from the Marketplaces with the intention to make a private arrangement

It’s referring to gaining the information that a theme costs $45, and then contacting an author to make an arrangement to buy 3 licenses for $100 or something similar.

Just like ebay has the clause about not settling auctions outside of the action auction, it’s basically to stop back alley dealing from happening :)

Thanks Tommus for your explanation when is Envato giving you a community badge ? :)

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tommusrhodus says

Thanks Tommus for your explanation when is Envato giving you a community badge ? :)

Oh, looks like it just happened! :D haha, cheers @uouapps

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FinalDestiny says

You totally deserve it, Tom, keep it going! You’re one of the friendliest authors and people on the forums, cheers!

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greenline says

Just a real example:

A web designer asked me once if, instead of buying an extended license for one of my plugins, he could buy from me a special package with a lower price which would allow him to use the plugin on unlimited websites. A kind of developer license.

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uouapps says


Thanks Tommus for your explanation when is Envato giving you a community badge ? :)
Oh, looks like it just happened! :D haha, cheers @uouapps

congratulation mate :) i should have said “when is Envato giving you a Power Elite badge” :)

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