Effective: April 15, 2015 | Last Updated: Aug 8, 2017

Terms of Use Agreement

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the SurfersList website and all content, services, and products available at or through the website (the "Website"). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, SurfersList's Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Website (collectively, the "Agreement").

Please read this Agreement carefully before using this website. By accessing or using any part of the Website, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. This includes all users of the Website, whether or not you join as a User ("User Registration") or not. Please read this Agreement in full and indicate your acceptance of it when you complete the User Registration process in order to make use of the SurfersList services (the "Services") by following the instructions provided. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any Services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by SurfersList, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms.

This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms for your use of the Website Services. SurfersList may modify this Agreement from time to time and such modification shall be effective upon posting to the Website by SurfersList. You agree to be bound to any changes to this Agreement when you use the Service after any such modification is posted. This Agreement includes SurfersList's policy for acceptable use and content posted on the Website, your rights, obligations, and restrictions regarding your use of the Website and the Services.

SurfersList Services

SurfersList is the ultimate online solution for buying and selling new and used surf gear. Our website is designed to help you find and sell your next surfboard, SUP paddle, kite, or windsurf sail.

Please read About Us and the FAQ for more details.


SurfersList connects website users (the "Users") to facilitate the sale of surf equipment (the "Surf Listing(s)", "Surf Equipment", "Listings", or "Item(s)") between Users. SurfersList provides a venue for Users to create, showcase / advertise, and sell Surf Listings directly to other Users. This website contains Listings that are user-generated. SurfersList facilitates the purchasing of surf equipment between website Users. This may or may not include the the transfer of funds.

Surf equipment on SurfersList is created, posted, bought, sold, and delivered by Users. Please read How It Works and Ordering Information for more details on this process.


All Listings are supplied by the Users. SurfersList only lists information about Items for other Users to browse, view, ask questions about, and potentially purchase directly on the website or arrange for transfer and sale off the website. SurfersList has no control over the truth or accuracy of the Surf Listings, the ability of Users to sell Items or the ability of Users to pay for Items. SurfersList is a marketplace venue that facilitates sales of Items. SurfersList never owns and does not transfer legal ownership of the Surf Listings. Returns must be coordinated between users. Refunds must be coordinated with PayPal and can be initiated by submitting a dispute resolution following the PayPal Purchase Protection instructions.

If a Surf Listing is sold and/or otherwise becomes unavailable (e.g. exhuasted supply), SurfersList requires that the User disable or delete the Listing. SurfersList reserves the right to cancel any User Account in the event the User fails to earnestly comply with this request. In the event that a User purchases an unavailable Surf Listing, the listing User will issue a full refund to the buying User for that item.

Account Registration

Users must register an account ("Account Registration") with SurfersList in order to make full use of the Website Services. Users must register an account (the "User Account") to track order status, create a wishlist, view order history, and more. Users must register an account (the "User Account") as part of the User Registration process and to list surf equipment for sale (the "User Account").

Please read Features and browse user profiles for more details.


Account Registration requires certain personal information to be collected and saved (the "Account Info"), including: name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and more. Account Info will not be disclosed on the Website unless as described in the Privacy Policy. After placing an order, User Account Info will be disclosed with the User selling the Surf equipment purchased in order to complete the transaction. The owner of the User Account is the person who created the account.

Please read Privacy Policy for more details.


User Profile Page

The Website includes a User Index and individual webpages (the "User Profile Page" or "User Profile") for each User who completes the User Registration and activates a User Profile Page. Information collected and stored ("User Info") in a User Account for the User Profile Page may include a Profile Image, Profile Name / Title, Profile Description, PayPal Account E-mail Address, Location (includes Country, State / Region, and City / Location), and Social links (may include personal Website url, Facebook page, Twitter page, Pinterest page, Google+ page). User Info is provided and approved by the Users during User Profile Page activation. All of this information is fully disclosed on the SurfersList website. Any and all potential Users and Website visitors can view the User Profile Page; login is NOT required.

Posting Listings

Listings are created by users who have activated a User Profile. Both new and used surf equipment may be listed for sale. Listing type can be "Classified" or "Buy Now".  "Buy Now" listings can be purchased by other users. "Classified" ad listings cannot be purchased on the website. Users must record a PayPal email address in their account to post "Buy Now" listings. New listings are posted immediately and expire in 45 days. Listings renew automatically when updated and can also be renewed manually.

Please see some listings for more details.


Non-Exclusive Right to Sell

SurfersList does NOT retain any exclusive right to list and sell the Surf Listings. Users retain the right to sell their surf equipment to others on any other additional venues that they so decide.

Users retain the right to sell their surf equipment at any other location!


Usership Cancellation

An User may cancel his/her User Account with SurfersList and the owner of the User Account may close his/her account with SurfersList any time by notifying the Website by e-mail. SurfersList will cancel the User Account / close the User Account as soon as possible. All User Info will be removed from the Website. Upon cancelation, the User will not be entitled to a refund of any previously charged subscription or advertising fees, if applicable. SurfersList reserves the right to cancel a User Account at any time and for any reason.

After 45 days, User Accounts without any surf equipment listings may be disabled or deleted.



Engaging in use of the Website and the Services, including registering for a User Account or User Account, is void where prohibited. By using the Website and the Services, you represent and warrant that all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate and that you agree to maintain the accuracy of such information. You further represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older and that your use of SurfersList shall not violate any applicable law or regulation. Users' residence must be in the greater Charleston, South Carolina area. You are solely responsible for all content published or displayed through your account, including any comments or email messages.

Website User Responsibility

The Website user assumes complete responsibility for any and all risks associated with using or accessing the Website. This includes, but is not limited to, computer viruses infecting the user's computer and/or other electronic equipment. Furthermore, be advised that SurfersList makes no guarantee that connection to the Website will occur in a timely manner or that the connection to the Website will not become interrupted.

Thus, the user agrees that at no time shall any SurfersList owner, affiliate, director, officer, employee, agent, representative, licensor, contractor and/or their respective heirs be held liable for damages of any kind related to or arising from access or use of this Website.

SurfersList reserves the right to revise, suspend or discontinue any portion of the website without notice.

Returns and Refunds

Users who wish to return an order must do so by directly contacting the User who sold them the Listing. The User has 24 hours to inspect and approve the surf equipment and verify whether or not it arrived in acceptable condition. Returns and refunds must be negotiated between users. It is recommended that returns only be authorized for verified shipping damage or if the Listing was found to be misrepresented by the User. SurfersList cannot provide any refunds, because all transactions are made directly from user-to-user account.

Term & Fees

This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Website, the Services, and/or have a User Account. You may terminate your User Account at any time and for any reason by notifying SurfersList. SurfersList may terminate your User Account for any reason, effective upon sending notice to you at the email address you provide during User Registration or such other email address as you may subsequently provide to SurfersList. If SurfersList terminates your User Account because you have breached the Agreement, you shall not be entitled to the refund of any unused portion of subscription fees (if applicable). Even after your User Account is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect. SurfersList's Terms of Use and/or subscription fees that were provided to you at User Registration may change from time to time. By using the Services and by User Registration, you acknowledge that SurfersList reserves the right to charge for the Services and has the right to terminate a User Account should the User breach this Agreement or fail to pay for the Services, as required by this Agreement.

When an order is placed, purchasing Users are responsible for paying shipping costs, insurance, and taxes (if applicable) as calculated and collected at checkout for the order and listing Users are responsible for packaging costs and any difference between actual shipping and insurance costs and those collected from the User.

Proprietary Rights in Content on SurfersList

SurfersList owns and retains all proprietary rights to the digital content in the Website and involved with the use of the Services. The Website contains copyrighted material, trademarks, logos, and other proprietary information of SurfersList and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.

Content Posted on the Site

I. You understand and agree that SurfersList may review and delete any content, message, photo, Account Info, or User Profile info (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment of SurfersList violates this Agreement or which may be offensive, illegal or violates the rights, harm, or threatens the safety of any User.

II. You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the Website or any material or information that you transmit to other Users.

III. By posting any Content to the public areas of the Website, such as writing a review on an Listing, you hereby grant to SurfersList the non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, publicly perform and display such Content on the Website. This license will terminate at the time you remove such Content from the Website. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on the Website or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, and (ii) your Content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyright rights, or other intellectual property rights of any person. You agree to pay for all royalties and fees owing any person by reason of any Content you post on the Website.

IV. The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Website. SurfersList reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Website and terminating the usership or account of such violators. Prohibited Content includes Content that:

  • is mean, offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual
  • conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous
  • harasses or advocates harassment of another person
  • involves any unsolicited mass mailing or spamming
  • promotes information that you know is false or misleading
  • promotes illegal activities
  • promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work
  • contains restricted or password only access pages
  • provides material that is too sexual in nature
  • provides instructional information about illegal activities
  • solicits passwords or personal identifying information from others

V. You must use the Website and Services in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

Copyright Policy

You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, logos, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is the policy of SurfersList to terminate usership or account privileges of any User or User who repeatedly infringes copyright upon prompt notification to SurfersList by the copyright owner or the copyright owner's legal agent.

Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify SurfersList by email and provide the following information:

  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website
  • your address, telephone number, and email address
  • a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf


Use of the Website and/or the Service is also governed by our Privacy Policy. Except as provided in our Privacy Policy, SurfersList will not sell or disclose your personal information (as defined in the Privacy Policy) to third parties without your explicit consent, unless required by law. SurfersList stores and processes Content on computers located in the United States that are protected by physical as well as technological security.


SurfersList is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Website or in connection with the Services provided, whether caused by Users or Users of the Website or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Services. SurfersList is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Website or the Services. SurfersList assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any user or User communication. SurfersList is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to users and/or Users or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the Website and/or in connection with the Services. Under no circumstances shall SurfersList be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the Website or the Services or from any Content posted on the Website or transmitted to Users, or any interactions between users of the Website, whether online or offline. The Website and the Services are provided "AS-IS" and SurfersList expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. SurfersList cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website and/or the Services.

Limitation on Liability


Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on SurfersList's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. SurfersList does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. SurfersList may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. SurfersList does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.


SurfersList has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by SurfersList of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

SurfersList may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Disputes and Governing Law

If there is any dispute about or involving the Website and/or the Service, by using the Website, you agree that any dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of South Carolina without regard to conflict of law provisions and you agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the State of South Carolina.


You agree to indemnify and hold SurfersList, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.


This Agreement is accepted upon your use of the Website and is further affirmed by you registering a User or User Account and/or becoming a User of the Services. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and SurfersList regarding the use of the Website and/or the Services. The failure of SurfersList to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement.