OLX , a free online classifieds which provides a simple solution to selling, buying, trading, discussing, organizing, and meeting people near you, wherever you may reside is as safe a fortress but as user you have to take caution just like at any market online or offline.
The site, used in over 106 countries in 40 languages does not own any of the items but is a venue to allow users to sell, and buy products and services listed on its site. Though users may pay for goods online via third-party vendors such as PayPal, OLX is not in any way in involved in such transactions and ask its users to ensure they pay for something they have already recieved to avoid fraud. OLX is not a party to any transactions that takes place on its site and has no control over such transactions and is not liability to its users afor any transactions to go awry.
Though OLX allows users to post ads on its site, it does not control, and is not responsible for ads, directory information, business listings/information, messages between users nor the e-mails users use to communicate among themselves. All the offerings, comments, user postings, files, images, photos, video, sounds, business listings/information and directory information or any other material on OLX are user generated and users are repsonsible for them.
If by any chance a user comes across any offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable postings or offerings, they can report to OLX to take action.
If you sell copryrighted material, say photos you retain all of your ownership rights however, by submitting them to OLX, you give the firm an irrevocable, non-cancellable, perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licenseable, transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and performance. OLX laos has the rights to host and display your Content.
Furthermore, by you posting your work on OLX, you agree to and grant to OLX all rights necessary to prohibit or allow any subsequent aggregation, display, copying, duplication, reproduction, or exploitation of the images or photography or whatever content. Each user of OLX also has non-exclusive license to access yourcontent through the website. The foregoing license to each user granted by you terminates once you remove or delete such Content from the website.
The site does not endorse any content or any opinion, statement, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and OLX expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with user content and it does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its site and will remove any infringing content if notified.
As a user you agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available content that violates any law, copyrighted or patented and also agree not to post on behalf of others or as an agent of others unless you have been authorized by OLX. In future OLX may charge a fee to post content in some areas of the site so you should enjoy the service when it is still free. Unless with help of a guardian, kids under the age of 13 are not allowed to use the website.
After knowing all that. Do not send someone money before you have the item you want to buy with you. Do not meet the seller or buyer on your own and do not do cash transactions, if you can send a cheque after verifying the item, especially it its a car. For those buying houses or land, or cars, confirm with relevant authorities the ownership of the property before you pay for the service.