Terms and Conditions for Website use

General Terms of Use

By accessing this web site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. Continued use implies acceptance of these terms.

Disclaimer: The materials on this website are provided as received from advertisers. Big Bridal Popup makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Big Bridal Popup does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or any sites linked to this site.

Limitations: In no event, shall Big Bridal Popup or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Big Bridal Popup internet site or when attending a Big Bridal Popup These limitations shall remain even if a Big Bridal Popup authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.

Revisions and Errata: The materials appearing on Big Bridal Popup website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Big Bridal Popup does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Big Bridal Popup may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Big Bridal Popup does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

Links: Big Bridal Popup has not reviewed all the sites linked to its Internet website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Big Bridal Popup of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

Site Terms of Use Modifications: Big Bridal Popup may revise these terms of use for its website at any time without notice. By using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of use.

Governing Law: Any claim relating to Big Bridal Popup website shall be governed by the laws of South Africa.

All materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

Listing Terms

By submitting a wedding dress on this website, the advertiser acknowledges legal ownership of the dress and the legal right to sell the dress. Should any dress be sold illegally in using this website or a Big Bridal Popup sale, Big Bridal Popup cannot be held responsible for any illegal actions taken by its advertisers or prospective buyers.

Only dresses owned by individuals residing within the South African borders are eligible for submission and no bridal accessories (e.g. veils, shoes, garters etc.) can be listed on the website or included in event listings.

The advertiser acknowledges that in the selection of the “Standard” and “Premium” options, Big Bridal Popup provides an advertising platform only, with the advertiser remaining responsible for the sale of the dress out of hand for the advertised price at the prevailing time.

Advertisers may want to opt for the combination of a website listing and submission of a wedding dress for the next Big Bridal Popup event (referred to as the event). During the run of the event, the advertiser may not privately promote the dress and should a sale of the dress occur at the event, this sale will take priority.

A listing with inclusion at an event does not guarantee the sale of a dress. If not sold, the dress will be returned to the client via courier.

Advertisers agree to remove the “Premium” website listing as soon as the advertised dress is sold. Should a “Premium” website listing not be removed, the advertiser will be liable for a R500 penalty fee.

Every “Standard” and “Premium” dress listing and submission must be accompanied by four dress images: Full Front, Full back, one of you wearing the dress, and one image of the dress material close-up. Only one best image of a dress is required for the event

All sizes indicated on the website are to be based on South African sizes. Big Bridal Popup does not take any liability for the accuracy of the size quoted by an advertiser.

By selecting the appropriate statement (Dress worn by me only. Dress worn before I used it. All snags have been fixed. Dress is without stains. Dress has been cleaned.), the advertiser guarantees the applicable statement to be accurate and true for the listed dress. Big Bridal Popup does not take any liability or offer any guarantee for the accuracy of this selection.

All “Standard” option advertisers will receive a reminder prior to the expiration date of their listing and will have a choice to renew the advertisement. Should renewal not be selected, the listing will automatically be removed upon expiration.

Big Bridal Popup is not responsible for any outcomes or agreements for dresses bought directly from advertisers or decisions made by and agreements between buyers and advertisers.

Terms and Conditions for Big Bridal Popup Sale appointments and fittings

All fittings are secured by an online appointment and upon payment of the R150 fitting fee only.

Should you not attend the fitting or arrive on time – you will forfeit your fitting fee as well as your fitting time slot.

Rebooking at an additional fee will be allowed, subject to availability.

A fitting is not a prerequisite for the purchase of a dress at the event.

No reservations of dresses can be allowed.

No dresses may be removed from the premises of the event without full payment.

Payment of the full amount can be made in cash or by credit card. No EFT’s or layby options will be offered/accepted.

All dresses sold at any Big Bridal Popup sale are sold “voetstoots” and no guarantees are made with regards to quality except for what is seen and accepted by the buyer during the dress fitting.

No refunds or exchanges will be considered.

Fitting appointments can only be cancelled within 7 days from date of appointment made, in which case a full refund will be made. No appointments may be moved or rescheduled within 10 days of the Pop Up event date.

Terms and Conditions for Big Bridal Popup Events

The advertiser has the right to select the expected selling price, which will be subject to validation by Big Bridal Popup for any event. This validation will not apply to standard and premium website listings.

The advertiser needs to indicate the original purchase price excluding alterations when submitting a dress.

A R180 submission fee will be due when listing a dress for inclusion at any popup The advertiser will receive an e-mail including the relevant courier details and a reminder to send the dress for inclusion at the event.

The collection and delivery (should the dress not sell) address for all submitted dresses must be a business/daytime address allowing for availability between 09h00 and 17h00 on weekdays. Should the dress not be available for collection/delivery at the agreed time, the R180 submission will be forfeited and the advertiser will need to submit the dress again.

Before any dress is placed on sale at the event, it will be screened, valued and approved by a representative of Big Bridal Popup. Big Bridal Popup reserves the right to reject any dress submitted for event listing after physical evaluation. Should a dress be rejected for event listing, the submission fee will not be refunded, but the advertiser shall have the option to receive a complementary standard listing for the listing of the submitted or any other wedding dress.

The final valuation decision will rest with Big Bridal Popup and will be agreed with the advertiser of the dress before advertisement proceeds.

As part of this agreement, a floor (or minimum) selling price will be agreed to allow Big Bridal Popup the opportunity to allocate a discount to the dress at the event, should this be required to motivate the sale of the dress.

Notwithstanding the above, Big Bridal Popup reserves the right to further reduce the selling price of the dress by up to 50% during the event, without influencing the minimum portion payable to the advertiser.

The dress will be valued based on quality, fabrics manufactured from, general tidiness and presentation of dress, pattern of the dress, design acumen on the dress and possibility to resell based on current wedding dress trends, damage on dress, previous alterations, brand name of dress, initial buying price excluding alteration cost as well as the size of the dress.

Should the advertiser and Big Bridal Popup not agree on the selling price of the dress, the advertiser will have the right to withdraw the dress before the event.

Big Bridal Popup reserves the right to return any dirty dresses and dresses not meeting the basic quality standards. Submission fees will remain due in this instance.

The advertiser agrees that 50% of the selling price settled on the day of the event will be due to Big Bridal Popup for the marketing and facilitation of the sale of the dress and to cover opportunity costs of the event. Should marketing of the dress at an event lead to the sale of the dress at the event, this fee will be subtracted before the balance is paid to the advertiser.

The advertiser needs to supply banking details for payment in the event of a successful sale. Payment will be done within 10 working days following the completion of the event.

All dresses sold on any Big Bridal Popup sale are sold “voetstoots” and no guarantees are made with regards to quality except for what is seen and accepted by the buyer during the dress fitting.

Dresses will be stored at the event venue, locked up and under 24-hour security control, but Big Bridal Popup takes no responsibility for any loss or damage to a submitted dress and dresses will not be insured against any damages during the event and will be submitted entirely at the advertiser’s own risk. Dresses in transit to Big Bridal Popup will be insured according to the insurance policy of the courier company used.

Stains/Tears/Makeup – The advertiser acknowledges that dresses may stain or attract dust while on exhibition at the event and Big Bridal Popup will not accept any liability for damages during the event or in the regular course of prospective buyer fitting the garment. All care will be taken to avoid damages and no food or drinks will be allowed near any garments.

Force majeure: Big Bridal Popup shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations or delay in performance of the same under this Agreement where such failure or delay is due to Acts of God, war, invasion, or military action, acts, orders, civil disturbance, strikes, lock outs, trade disputes causing cessation or slow-down of work, or inability to procure services or material after due and timely diligence, late deliveries or late performances of services from sub-contractors or suppliers, breakdown of machinery, fire, flood or accident or any cause beyond the reasonable control of Big Bridal Popup whether or not similar to the causes specifically mentioned herein.