RULES AND GUIDELINES - PLEASE READYou must be an IPS Member and designated as such on PalmTalk to list items (start topics) here. If you are an IPS Member, you must request this designation. It is not automatic. Contact the Moderator.
IPS Members may not list items for sale from non-member third parties. When discussing new acquisitions, deals, or availability of palms/plants, please refrain from mentioning the names of Big Box stores, nurseries, or other outlets that are not IPS Members. Third parties will be permitted to mention the source, price, or availability of plants, seeds, or garden related products in the course of normal Forum discussions if directly acquired from or offered by IPS Members only. Promotional intent or language by third parties should be avoided.
All palms/plants/seeds offered for sale must include a price and size/quantity. Photos are encouraged. For larger venues or sales, such as nurseries, a link to a price list or a promise of listed prices "at the door" are required. Listings will be removed 60 days after the original posting unless otherwise requested.
The IPS provides this subforum as a courtesy to all those interested in palms.
You agree that by participating in the "Palm Exchange" or otherwise engaging in commerce facilitated by Palm Talk you shall not violate any applicable local, state. federal, or international law or regulation and you are not a party or subject to or bound by any law of any jurisdiction, court or governmental body that is likely to adversely affect any agreements or transactions in which you engage as a result of your participation in Palm Talk.
By using Palm Talk, including the Palm Exchange, you agree to be responsible for, indemnify, defend and hold the International Palm Society, its Directiors, Officers, Moderators of Palm Talk, and other participants in Palm Talk harmless from and with respect to: (i) any and all Losses related to or arising directly or indirectly out of your participation in Palm Talk and (ii) any and all Losses resulting directly or indirectly from your failure to comply with applicable laws, regulations or international treaty obligations. "Losses" refers to all actual liabilities, expenses, costs, damages, penalties assessments, demands, claims, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys fees, expenses and court costs.
You also acknowledge that you are responsible for the consequences of your participation in Palm Talk and any agreements or transactions with other participants in Palm Talk are at your own risk and you agree not to hold the International Palm Society, its Directiors, Officers, Moderators of Palm Talk, and others with whom you are not directly involved, responsible for any Losses you may suffer therefrom.
Therefore any person who is dissatisfied with any transaction should, in an attempt to resolve the issue, contact PRIVATELY the seller or purchaser--as the case may be--involved in the transaction.
Under no circumstances will public posts of approbation or disapprobation be allowed. You’re not required to read this forum and certainly not required to participate in selling or buying if you DO. Bottom line: you’re on your own.