TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.1 These Terms and Conditions govern the use of Th3 Platform (‘the site”). This site is owned and operated by Th3 Platform Limited.
2.0 TH3 PLATFORM SERVICES AND ROLE
2.1 This site is an online Marketplace where the Christian community can gather under one communal platform. Our aim is to encourage and support trade, communication, partnership and offer exposure to the Christian marketplace minister and the Ecclesia.
2.2 Description of other and more specific services about Th3 Platform can generally be found on the site in the About Us.
2.3 This is a platform for the Christian community. In these Terms and Conditions, we refer to Christians as “one who believes in “The GOD Head”, “The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit” and has confessed with their mouth and believe in their heart that JESUS Christ of the Holy Bible is their own personal LORD and Saviour.
2.4 Consumer, Marketplace Minister (business owner), Ecclesia (Church or Ministry), event planner and third parties using Th3 Platform are all referred to in these Terms and Conditions collectively as “Users,” “you” or “your.”
2.5 Users of Th3 Platform can list in our directories, buy and/or sell products and network on our forum, all on one platform. Churches and those in ministry can advertise their events and list details of their churches and ministry, the marketplace minister is able to advertise their products and more. In addition, the site has a network forum known as “Th3 Pulpit” where those who have registered can network.
2.6 By using this site, you indicate that you have read and understand these Terms and Conditions and agree to abide by them at all times.
2.7 If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions please do not use or access the site, or its services. If you are using the site on behalf of another entity such as a business, you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions on behalf of that entity and you acknowledge that you have the authority to do so.
2.8 When these Terms and Conditions use terms “Th3 Platform”, “us”, “we” or “our” that refers to Th3 Platform Ltd and its affiliates, partners, representatives, employees.
3.0 BY USING TH3 PLATFORM
3.1 By using Th3 Platform and or accessing the services you agree that you will not:
1. Post, list or upload content or items that are inappropriate, such as offensive and indecent material, content that is violent in nature, content promoting hatred, sexually explicit material, content advocating unsafe behaviour, threatening, menacing or defamatory and slanderous material.
2. You will not post or share material that is abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, libellous, racially, ethnically, religiously hateful, or invasive of another’s privacy etc on the site as a whole, please refer to section 3.1 of these Terms and Conditions.
3. If you are not a Biblical Christian who is listing products/services, items, events and if you do not have a Christian led ministry.
4. Sell any counterfeit items or otherwise infringe the copyright, trademark or other rights of third parties.
5. Use our services if you are not able to form a legally binding contract (for example if you are under 18).
6. List or post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libellous content or content to mislead the Christian community.
7. Fail to deliver items, services, products and tickets purchased to the consumer unless the consumer fails to comply with the terms posted in your listing.
8. Leave feedback that undermines the integrity of Th3 Platform’s rating system of those that have posted or listed an item, product/service or event.
9. Use foul or inappropriate language or cause abuse when communicating with others.
10. Intimidate, bully, harass, groom others and impose extremist views when connecting. Users are expected to be respectful to others.
11. To disrespect users’ privacy (for example, using their photographs, personal, information without their permission) and their own personal believes.
4.0 DEFINED GROUPS ON TH3 PLATFORM
4.1 If you are a Christian business owner who is selling product(s) or service(s), you can sell your products or services on the E-Commerce section of Th3 Platform.
4.2 Products can be anywhere from toiletries, shoes, clothes, bags, makeup and more, please refer to the E-commerce section of Th3 Platform.
4.3 If you are a Christian business owner who does not necessary sell products but have a service to offer such as a gardening, plumber, an accountant, lawyer, doctor. You can list your service on Th3 Platform.
4.4 Your listed products will have the full description of your products.
4.5 If you are not the business owner or if you do not have permission by the business owner, please do not list your products and services on Th3 Platform. Please be sure to obtain consent from your affiliates, partners, etc prior to any listing.
4.6 Th3 Platform reserves the right to remove products and services that do not comply with the ethos and vision of Th3 Platform.
4.7 As per the above section, should this arise, Th3 Platform will remove products without your consent and without refund. It is your duty to make sure your products comply.
Ecclesia – (The church and those with a ministry)
4.8 If you are the overseer of a Christian church or you have a Christian ministry such as a worship leader, an evangelist, a revivalist you can list your church or ministry on the Ecclesia directory.
4.9 The Ecclesia directory is open to Christian churches and ministries from a number of denominations as well as free/non-denominational churches, excluding Jehovah Witnesses, Church of Mormons, Roman Catholics, Unitarian or churches that deny the divinity of JESUS.
4.10 The churches and ministries must be Christian in belief and believing in “The GOD Head”, “The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit” and have confessed with their mouth and believe in their heart that JESUS Christ of the Holy Bible is their own personal LORD and Saviour.
4.11 Your listed church or ministry will have the full details of your ministry or church such as full name, contact details, location, full description of your church or ministry and more.
4.12 If you are not the overseer of the church or ministry or if you do not have permission by the overseer of the church or ministry, please do not list your church or ministry on Th3 Platform. Please be sure to obtain consent from your affiliates, partners, etc prior to any listing.
4.13 Th3 Platform reserves the right to remove churches or ministries that do not comply with the ethos and vision of Th3 Platform.
4.14 As per the above section, should this arise, Th3 Platform will remove the listing without your consent and without refund. It is your duty to make sure your ministry complies.
Market Place Minister – Business Vendor
4.15 If you are a Christian business owner or business vendor listing your products and services on Th3 Platform you will automatically be listed on the site with your business store as a Market Place Minister.
4.16 Essentially once your products or services have been listed your business store will be listed on Th3 Platform on the Marketplace Minister directory.
4.17 Your store will capture the full details of your business, contact information, a detailed description of your business and more, please do refer to the Market Place Minister section of the website.
4.18 If you are not the business owner or if you do not have permission by the owner of the business, please do not list any products or services. Please be sure to obtain consent from your affiliates, partners, etc prior to any listing.
4.19 Th3 Platform reserves the right to remove businesses that do not comply with the ethos and vision of Th3 Platform.
4.20 As per the above section, should this arise, Th3 Platform will remove your business as a Market place Minister without your consent. It is your duty to make sure your business complies. No refunds will be given.
4.21 Events listed must be Christian led, for example a Christian book launch, Christian conference, teaching, worship event, award ceremonies etc. These can be paid or not paid events.
4.22 If you are not the event organiser or if you do not have permission by the event organiser, please do not list any events (free or paid). Please be sure to obtain consent from your affiliates, partners, etc prior to event listing.
4.23 You and your affiliates will comply with these Terms in respect to events listed on Th3 Platform.
4.24 You and your affiliates will also ensure that event venues for each event hosted by you listed on Th3 Platform comply with all applicable laws, regulations and rules of the country that the event is hosted in. Please contact the event organiser for any event issues.
4.25 Th3 Platform reserves the right to remove events that do not comply with the ethos and vision of Th3 Platform. For further information about this please do visit our About US section on the site.
4.26 As per the above section, should this arise, Th3 Platform will remove events without your consent. It is your duty to make sure your event complies.
4.27 The consumer is you the user on Th3 Platform that will be purchasing products/services or tickets or booking an event or service.
4.28 To create an account as a consumer is free and therefore you will not be charged anything unless you are making a purchase for products, services or for paid tickets.
4.29 If you are not pleased with your purchase (whether product, service, event) or if wish to transfer tickets to another name, you want to cancel your purchase, in all instances please contact the vendor or event planner/organiser.
5.0 CHANGES TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
5.1 Th3 Platform reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes that is needed on the Th3 Platform as a Site.
5.2 Th3 Platform reserves the right to scheduled maintenance times which may cause temporary disruptions.
5.3 Any amendments to these Terms and Conditions are subject to change without notice.
5.4 We will notify the users who have set up an account of any changes to these Terms and Conditions.
6.0 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Th3 Platform’s Content
6.1 Content directly published and made available on the site by Th3 Platform alone, is the property of Th3 Platform, this includes and is not limited to images, text, logos, videos, books, leaflets, documentation, downloadable files and live streams.
6.2 The design of Th3 Platform’s website contains material which is owned or licensed by us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than for copyright notices, in which case you will need to inform us and submit to us a notice in advance and receive a response in agreement from Th3 Platform before use. This notice forms part of these Terms and Conditions.
6.3 Content directly listed and made available on the site by the marketplace minister, the Ecclesia is not the property of the Th3 Platform, such as and not limited to images, text, logos, videos, books, leaflets, documentation, downloadable files and live streams.
6.4 Th3 Platform reserves the right to use content of the users as needed for advertising and promotional purposes. Th3 Platform also reserves the right to use the content of the user for features as needed.
7.0 PERSONAL ACCOUNTS
7.1 All users may be required to set up an account on Th3 Platform.
7.2 When setting up an account:
1. You must be at least 18 years of age to use the services on Th3 Platform. However, if you are 13 or older and under the supervisions of a parent or a legal guardian who will manage your use of the site and account details, you may create an account.
2. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not use the site or its services, this also includes buying products/services, items and tickets without the supervision of a parent or a legal guardian.
3. If you are under 13 years old, please do not provide us with any information about yourself.
4. You agree to third parties (marketplace ministers, ecclesia) having access to your personal information.
5. You are solely responsible for your own account, account activity and privacy of your account, including passwords or sensitive information attached to that account;
6. ensure that all information that you provide to us regarding your account set up is up to date, accurate and complete information about yourself.
7. ensure that you update your personal information if there are any changes.
8. You agree to immediately notify Th3 Platform should there be any unauthorised use of your account, password, username or any other breach of security.
7.3 Should you wish, you can sign up for a subscription, all Th3 Platforms account subscription fees.
7.4 All products, services and ticket sales will automatically be converted in the currency of the country to which you the user are in.
7.5 Please do refer to the section below pertaining to fees and what Th3 Platform will charge you for your listings and use and purchase of products and services.
7.6 Be careful to check with your bank or credit card company prior to engaging in a transaction with Th3 Platform to understand all applicable fees, credit card surcharges and currency conversion rates in your residing country.
8.0 YOUR CONTENT
8.1 For all users (ecclesia, marketplace minister, event planner/organiser), Th3 Platform does not make any claim to your content.
8.2 Under section 7.0, you are responsible for your own content. You hereby agree that all your content:
1. Does not infringe, violate, misrepresent or otherwise conflict with Th3 Platform’s ethos, vision and mandate. For more information, this can be found the About US section.
2. Does not infringe on another person’s copy right.
3. Complies with Th3 Platform’s requirements, please refer to the Account set up section 7.0.
4. Complies with The Holy Bible’s Biblical teaching.
5. Does not violate these Terms and Conditions.
8.3 All content must be truthful as there are a number of people visiting the site to make purchases for products, services or events, to obtain information about your ministry, church or business, to network and more.
8.4 In the event that Th3 Platform establishes that the content is not true, up to date or other and does not meet the requirements of these Terms or our ethos and vision, Th3 Platform reserves the right to remove such content.
8.5 Th3 Platform may randomly choose your content, logo, images, videos, product, product description, event, ministry, business name and more for the purposes of:
1. Th3 Platform’s marketing, advertising and promotional material in such cases you will be notified in advance.
2. Selection to be featured for free on Th3 Platform.
3. Identifying you as a past or existing customer of Th3 Platform and when carrying out checks as and when required.
4. Your content and information is mandated by law enforcement in your residing country.
9.0 REPORTING LISTINGS THAT INFRINGE RIGHTS
9.1 You can report listings that allegedly infringe on your rights and the rights of Th3 Platform, for example, ministries or events listed that do not believe in The GOD Head or are satanic in nature.
9.2 Please be reminded that Th3 Platform caters for the Christian community, refer to section 2.3 above of these Terms and Conditions.
9.3 It is the Th3 Platform’s interest to ensure that infringing items are removed from the site if:
1. they are not in keeping with our ethos, vision, and values.
2. they infringe on the vision, ethos or values, copy right, trademark or other intellectual property rights of the Ecclesia, Marketplace minister, products, event organiser or personal profiles or groups on the network forum.
3. Where content is inappropriate.
9.4 To report a listing, please do click on the report icon which can be found in the footer at the bottom of page.
9.5 You will be required to complete a form for submission to us.
9.6 If you believe that your listing or product has been removed in error, you are to kindly get in touch with Th3 Platform by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
9.7 Th3 Platform reserves the right to ending or cancelling account and listings, hiding or demoting your listings from search results, and account suspension, should we believe that there is suspicious activity on your account or where we believe that the above is not in keeping in line with our ethos, values and vision.
10.0 RULES OF USE OF MY PLATFORM – Accounts and Back Office Tools
10.1 Th3 Platform will make available features and tools that allow you to have a full back office. The exemption to this is the unregistered consumer who will not have access to a back office. The back office known as “My Platform” allows you depending on what subscriptions you pay for to carry out the following:
1. List your products, services, events, marketplace shop and Ecclesia.
2. Ability to amend your listings, including changes in contact details, profile, descriptions, photo’s, images, logo’s and more.
3. Ability to access your sales, popular sales portfolio.
4. Keep track of your sales and listings.
5. Add your payment method to ensure that you get paid when you have listed paid products/services or events. This includes changing your payment methods.
6. Access The Pulpit.
7. Receive and reply to messages from those that have made purchases.
8. Use My Platform back-office reporting tools to monitor your sales, performance, refunds, coupons etc.
9. Manage your account in its entirety.
10. View purchases, book marked events and listings review wishlist,, buy or upgrade subscriptions and more.
11.0 RULES AND USE OF TH3 Pulpit
11.1 Th3 Pulpit allows you to connect with others, discover, watch and share videos and other content. Th3 Pulpit also provides a forum for the Christian community to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe, and acts as a distribution platform for Christian content to be disseminated across the Globe.
11.2 Users can browse and search for Christian led content that suits them.
11.3 It is one place where information, sermons, can be communicated, simply because this is your Pulpit.
11.4 You must register to access Th3 Pulpit, and you must be 13 years of age or older. Please refer to section 7.2 of these Terms and Conditions.
11.5 When you register with us on the Th3 Pulpit and each time you access this Service, you agree that you may be providing certain information about yourself.
11.6 You agree that we may use any information that we obtain about you in accordance with the provisions of our Privacy Notice.
11.7 You also agree that by registering to use the Th3 Pulpit that you provide true, accurate, current, and complete information as prompted by the registration form. Please also refer to section 7.2 of these Terms and Conditions.
11.8 You will not post or share material that is offensive, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, libellous, racially, ethnically, religiously hateful, or invasive of another’s privacy etc., please refer to section 3.1 of these Terms and Conditions.
11.9 You are prohibited from posting junk chain letters, pyramid schemes, or other forms of solicitation.
11.10 You are prohibited from posting content on Th3 Pulpit that may contain malware, spyware, software viruses, or any other computer file, code, or software that directly interfere with the functionality of Th3 Pulpit or Th3 Platform site as a whole.
11.11 You will not use Th3 Pulpit to extract information for your own personal use such as building your own database.
11.12 Th3 Platform reserves the right to cancel your registration on Th3 Pulpit if there is a breach of these Terms and Conditions.
Use of Th3 Pulpit
11.13 Our Services evolve constantly. As such, the Services may change from time to time, at our discretion.
11.14 We may also remove or, suspend or terminate users, and reclaim usernames without liability to you.
11.15 Content and materials provided on Th3 Pulpit is intended for general discussion, teachings, edification, exhortation of the church, for sharing revelatory messages from GOD, prophetic words, current events, information about your ministry, your own business, own personal matters and other purposes only.
11.16 There is information posted that contains facts views, opinions and statements from third parties.
11.17 Th3 Pulpit or Th3 Platform as a site is not responsible for third party information.
11.18 You will need to create an account to use our services on Th3 Pulpit.
11.19 You are responsible for safeguarding your account, please refer to section 7.0 on these Terms and Conditions.
11.20 You may end your legal agreement with Th3 Platform at any time by deactivating your accounts and discontinuing your use of Th3 Pulpit or other Services.
12.0 SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES AND FEES
12.1 We charge fees when you sell a product or service or sell a ticket for an event.
12.2 We also charge a fee when you purchase a subscription package. Th3 Platform reserves the right to vary the fees from time to time.
12.3 Th3 Platform does not have control over vendor prices and shipping fees etc.
12.4 Th3 Platform does not have control of fees levied by your bank and/or credit card company. Be sure to check with your bank and/or credit card company before making a purchase of Th3 Platform.
12.5 Please see below the fees that are chargeable:
Annual Subscription Package
Multiple listings of multiple ministries
Other fees -5% for each product/service and event ticket sale (excluding free events)
Free Single listing of one ministry
Marketplace Minister/Ecommerce – Products and Services
0-5 listed Products per month
6-25 listed Products per month
26-50 products per month
51 + products per month
5% levied to all product and services sales
Services listed per month
The first 6 products are free of change
All products and services will incur a 5% deduction on each sale
All services listed will incur a fee of $25.99
Note: All those subscribed to a package product or services will be listed in the Market Place directory (shop) for free and for as long as they have a subscription.
Other fees levied
All free ticketed events are free of charge.
A 3.5% charge levied on all ticketed events that are not free
All virtual events and live streams will incur a one-off fee of $3
Unlimited virtual live events $60
We charge a 3.5% fee for each paid event ticket that you sell, for example, if you sell a ticket for $10, Th3 Platform will automatically apply a 3.5% deduction to that ticket sale.
This charge and any other charge we apply may vary and change. In an event of such changes, you will be notified.
There is no charge for listing free events on Th3 Platform.
As an event organiser you must ensure that you have agreed the final and actual ticket price before listing the event including its details on the site.
All transactions pertaining to event tickets (paid event or not) will be handled between the event organiser and the consumer, this also includes all inquiries, questions, concerns or complaints pertaining to an event listed on the Site.
13.0 PAYMENT HANDLING
13.1 We understand that security is a concern when shopping online We use data encryption technology when sensitive data such as passwords and credit card details are being requested. We use a SSL Certificate to encrypt all data transferred between your computer and our servers.
13.2 For those that have purchased to one of our packages above as Ecclesia or Marketplace minister, we accept a wide range of credit and debit cards including VISA, Mastercard & American Express. We take pay pal/stripe payments.
13.3 Your card is stored securely and will be used to ensure that you continue to benefit from the use of Th3 Platform. Only the last 4 digits and expiry date are visible anywhere on the site and it can only be used with the same address.
13.4 As a consumer you can purchase items, tickets, products and Services with the vendor using Th3 Platform payment method.
13.5 The vendor must receive full payment in whole for the price of the item, ticket, product and service that you have purchased before your order can be accepted.
13.6 Once payment has been received by the Vendor, Th3 Platform we will confirm that your order has been accepted by sending an email to you at the email address you provide in your order form. Our acceptance of your order brings into existence a legally binding contract between yourself and the vendor.
13.7 Th3 Platform may sell you items, tickets, products and services. This will also include sales of items, tickets, products and services directly affiliated to our businesses.
13.8 All the prices payable for items, tickets, products and services that you order are as set out in our website.
13.9 As Th3 Platform is an international platform that is catering for the Christian community around the globe, please note that it may not be possible for vendors to deliver to some locations in the world. If unsure, if delivery is feasible, please contact the vendor or refer to the vendors shops to view their policy regarding delivery charges.
13.10 All transactions are made payable on Th3 Platform, there will be no handling of cash on delivery for products and services, items and ticket sales.
Future payments as a consumer
13.11 A consumer can place an order using our payment method, your card details as a consumer will be taken separately on our secure payment method.
13.12 Once you have purchased a listed product/service or event, as a consumer your card details can be stored and for security purposes the last 4 digits and expiry date are visible on the site and it can only be used with the same address.
13.13 We never store your full credit card details – they are only used at the time of payment and then we delete them. We retain the last 4 digits of your card as a reference which you can use to express checkout when placing your order. This offers an extremely high level of security and the convenience of not having to enter your card details each time you shop or set up a subscription with us. We use this reference to request payment from your card provider using encryption technology.
14.0 LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
14.1 Th3 Platform contains links to third party websites or services that we do not own or control, the website links include but not limited to sites to other marketplace ministers/vendors, churches, ministers, event organisers and more.
14.2 Th3 Platform is not responsible for the use, content, policies or practice of any third-party website or services linked to our site.
15.0 DISPUTE RESOLUTION
15.1 We cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy and descriptions of products, services or events listed on Th3 Platform.
15.2 If you have a complaint about the products/services or events that you have purchased on Th3 Platform, you will need to directly contact the Market Place Minister or the ministry.
15.3 Th3 Platform will not take responsibility:
1. For faulty, damaged and defective products and poor-quality services purchased. For inquires or issues raised regarding this, you must contact the Market Place minister.
2. All inquiries relating to postage and packaging issues must be directed to the Market Place Minister. The Market Place Minister is solely responsible for all postage and packages of products and services.
3. The pricing and actual sale of each product/ service or event price is determined by the Marketplace Minister in advance.
15.4 If you have a concern or a question about Th3 Platform, as a website and its use, please contact us first. Our customer support services will answer your questions and aim to resolve your concerns.
15.5 In the unlikely event that our customer support services are unable to resolve your concern, the parties (you and we) each hereby agree to resolve any and all disputes, concerns or complaints under these terms, with respect to Th3 Platform.
15.6 In no event may we or you seek to resolve a dispute with other parties as part of these Terms unless for legal matters.
16.1 Because all transactions are between the marketplace minister or event organiser and the consumer, Th3 Platform asks that all consumers contact the applicable marketplace minister or the applicable event organiser for their refund request.
16.2 If you are a consumer entitled to a refund, please do follow the instructions of the marketplace minister or event organiser.
16.3 Market place ministers and event organiser must ensure that refund policies where applicable are clearly communicated to the consumer. Th3 Platform will not be held liable under any circumstances for any costs or damages arising from refund requests and circumstances.
17.0 DAMAGED OR DEFECTIVE ITEMS
17.1 If the goods delivered are not what you ordered, are damaged or defective, or the delivery is of an incorrect quantity, please directly contact the vendor/marketplace minister or Ecclesia that you bought the product or event ticket from. If you are unable to resolve this matter with the organizer of vendor please report to Th3 Platform so we can determine if there is any fraud etc.
17.2 Contact details of the vendor where you have purchased a ticket, product and service from can be found on Th3 Platform, this can also be found in My Platform, if you have set up an account.
17.3 You may need to refer to the vendor’s policies pertaining to damaged or defective items including refunds and replacement whichever is applicable.
17.4 In the case of damage and faults, you can also provide photographs of the damage and packaging, this will help the vendor resolve your case quickly.
17.5 Th3 Platform is not responsible for ensuring that refunds, replacements of tickets and products and services are actioned. This solely lies with the perspective vendor that you have purchased your tickets, products and services from.
Returning unwanted, items, tickets, goods and products
17.6 We want you to shop with confidence, knowing that if you change your mind about something you’ve bought, you may be able to return or exchange your ticket, product and service. In such cases, again you will need to directly get in touch with the vendor who will communicate to you their returns and exchange policy if applicable. It is best to find this information out before you purchase.
17.7 You may need to pay for any return postage charges that will apply in your residing country.
18.0 CONTACTING THE PLATFORM
18.1 If you have any questions about the use of Th3 Platform our online website, including browsing, buying and selling, please contact our customer service team who’ll be happy to help. Please see below the email that is required for contacting the team.
18.2 You can also browse around our frequently asked questions (FAQs).
18.3 We also have a live chat where you can connect to ask your questions.