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Terms Of Use


Welcome to ("Oforo / Site"). These are the terms and conditions governing your use of the Site ("herein after referred to as Acceptable Use Policy "AUP"). By accessing Oforo either through the website or any other electronic device, you acknowledge, accept and agree to the following terms of the AUP, which are designed to make sure that Oforo works for everyone. This AUP is effective from the time you log in to Oforo. By accepting this AUP, you are also accepting and agreeing to be bound by the Privacy Policy and the Listing Policy.

1. Using Oforo.

You agree and understand that is an internet enabled electronic platform that facilitates communication for the purposes of advertising and distributing information pertaining to goods and/ or services. You further agree and understand that we do not endorse, market or promote any of the listings, postings or information, nor do we at any point in time come into possession of or engage in the distribution of any of the goods and/ or services, you have posted, listed or provided information about on our site. While interacting with other users on our site, with respect to any listing, posting or information we strongly encourage you to exercise reasonable diligence as you would in traditional off line channels and practice judgment and common sense before committing to or complete intended sale, purchase of any goods or services or exchange of information. We recommend that you read our Safety tips before doing any activity on our site.

While making use of Oforo classifieds and other services such as the discussion forums, comments and feedback and other services interalia, you will post in the appropriate category or area and you agree that your use of the Site shall be strictly governed by this AUP including the policy for listing of your Classified which shall not violate the prohibited and restricted items policy (herein after referred to as the Listing Policy.) (Listing Policy) The listing policy shall be read as part of this AUP and is incorporated in this AUP by way of reference:

  • " Your Information" is defined as any information you provide to us or other users of the Site during the registration, posting, listing or replying process of classifieds, in the feedback area (if any), through the discussion forums or in the course of using any other feature of the Services. You agree that you are the lawful owner having all rights, title and interest in your information, and further agree that you are solely responsible and accountable for Your Information and that we act as a mere platform for your online distribution and publication of Your Information.
  • You agree that your listing, posting and / or Information :
  • shall “not be fraudulent, misrepresent, mislead or pertain to the sale of any illegal, counterfeit, stolen goods and / or services
  • shall not pertain to good , services of which you are not the lawful owner or you do not have the authority or consent to 'list' which do not belong to you or you do not have the authority for.
  • Shall not infringe any intellectual property, trade secret, or other proprietary right or rights of publicity or privacy of any third party.
  • Shall not consist of material that is an expression of bigotry, racism or hatred based on age, gender, race, religion, caste, class, lifestyle preference, and nationality and / or is in the nature of being derogatory, slanderous to any third party.
  • Shall not be obscene, contain pornography or contain “indecent representation of women” within the meaning of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986.
  • Shall not distribute or contain spam, multiple / chain letters, or pyramid schemes in any of its forms.
  • Shall not distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Oforo or the interests or property of Oforo users or impose an unreasonable load on the infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of Oforo.
  • shall not, directly or indirectly, offer, attempt to offer, trade or attempt to trade in any goods and services, the dealing of which is prohibited or restricted in any manner under the provisions of any applicable law, rule, regulation or guideline for the time being in force.
  • Shall not be placed in a wrong category or in an incorrect area of the site.
  • Shall not be placed in any other Oforo site except on the site that relates to the city in which you are located.
  • Shall not list or post or pertain to information that is either prohibited or restricted under the laws of the United Arab Emirates and such listing, posting or information shall not violate Oforo's Listing Policy.
  • You consent to receive communications by email, call or by such other mode of communication, electronic or otherwise related to the services provided through the website.
  •  You agree that your listing, posting and / or Information: if you use the Site by registering on the Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User ID, password, email address and for restricting access to your computer, computer system, computer network and your Oforo account, and you are responsible for all activities that occur under your User ID and password. If you access the Site using any electronic device other than by registration on the Site, the AUP remains applicable to you in the same manner as if you are a registered user on the Site.

2. Eligibility

Minors under the age of 18 shall are prohibited to register as a User of this website and are not allowed to transact or use the website. 

Use of, either by registration or by any other means, is available only to persons who are 18 yrs. of age and above and persons who can enter into a legally binding contract, and or are not barred by any law for the time being in force. If you access Oforo, either by registration on the Site or by any other means, not as an individual but on behalf of a legal entity, you represent that you are fully authorized to do so and the listing, posting or information placed on the site on behalf of the legal entity is your responsibility and you agree to be accountable for the same to other users of the Site.

3. Abuse of Oforo

You agree to inform us if you come across any listing or posting that is offensive or violates our listing policy or infringes any intellectual property rights by clicking on the following link to enable us to keep the site working efficiently and in a safe manner. We reserve the right to take down any posting, listing or information and or limit or terminate our services and further take all reasonable technical and legal steps to prevent the misuse of the Site in keeping with the letter and spirit of this AUP and the listing policy. In the event you encounter any problems with the use of our site or services you are requested to report the problem by clicking on this .

4. Violations by User

You agree that in the event your listing, posting or your information violates any provision of this AUP or the listing policy, we shall have the right to terminate and or suspend your membership/account of the Site and refuse to provide you or any person acting on your behalf, access to the Site.

5. Content

The Site contains content which includes Your Information, Oforo's information and information from other users. You agree not to copy, modify, or distribute such content (other than Your Information), Oforo's copyrights or trademarks. When you give us any content as part of Your Information, you are granting us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, , publish, translate, distribute, perform and display such content (in whole or part) worldwide through the Site as well as on any of our affiliates or partners websites, publications and mobile platform. We need these rights with respect to the content in Your Information in order to host and display your content. If you believe that there is a violation, please notify us by clicking here .

We reserve the right to remove any such content where we have grounds for suspecting the violation of these terms and our Listing Policy or of any party's rights.

6. Liability

You agree not to hold or any of its officers, employees, agents responsible or accountable for any of your listing, postings or information and nor shall we, our officers, employees or agents be liable for any misuse, illegal activity or third party content as most postings, listings or information are generated by various users directly and we do not have any role in the creation, publication or distribution of the posting, listing or information, nor are we in a position to have editorial control over the substance or content contained in the listings, postings, or information, save and except to the extent provided in sec 3 above.

You understand and agree that we do not guarantee the accuracy or legitimacy of any listing, posting, and information by other users. You further agree that we are not liable for any loss of money, goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages arising out of your use of the site or as a result of any sale, purchase of goods and services with other users of the site. We also cannot guarantee continuous or secure access to our Services. Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted we exclude all implied warranties, of merchantability, fitness or quality of the Site and our services.

7. Personal Information

By using Oforo, you agree to the collection, transfer, storage and use of any personal information provided by you on the Site by OFORO FZ LLC. The data is stored and controlled on our servers. By submitting your resume with your replies, you give permission to Oforo to publicly display your resume which can be freely accessed by anyone. You also agree to receive marketing communications from us unless you specifically indicate otherwise in writing to us through . You may send questions about this policy to .

You agree that, we may share personally identifiable data of any individual to our agents or recruiters or Affiliates defined as any person directly or indirectly controlling, controlled by, or under direct or indirect common control with, Oforo, including its subsidiaries and associate companies.

8. General

We may update this AUP or the listing policy at any time and may notify you of such updates via a post on the boards/website. The modified AUP and /or Listing Policy shall come into effect either at the time you place your next posting, listing or information on the Site or after a period of 30 days from the date of the update, whichever is sooner. If we or our corporate affiliates are involved in a merger or acquisition, we may share personal information with another company, but this AUP shall continue to apply.

9. Third Party Content and Services

Oforo may provide, on its site, links to sites operated by other entities. If the user decides to view this site, they shall do so at their own risk, subject to that site’s terms and conditions of use and privacy policy that may be different from those of this site. It is the user’s responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements they may encounter on these sites. Oforo makes no warranty or representation regarding, and do not endorse any linked website or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon.

Further, user’s interactions with organizations and/or individuals found on or through the service, including payment and delivery of goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between the user and such organization and/or individual. The user should make whatever investigation they feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any offline or online transaction with any of these third parties.

10. Indemnity

The User should agree to indemnify and hold Oforo, its officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, service providers, suppliers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of content submitted by the user, users use of the service, violation of the TOU, breach by the user of any of the representations and warranties herein, or user’s violation of any rights of another.

11. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

United Arab of Emirates is our country of domicile.

This AUP and the Listing Policy shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates and the courts at Dubai shall have exclusive jurisdiction on all matters and disputes arising out of and relating to the Site.

12. Buy Terms

Oforo Assurance for Buyers

The BUY purchase option enables a quick sale and implies that you agree to buy the product at the listed price. We will facilitate the payment directly and notify the seller. Once the payment has been made, we will schedule and complete the delivery. If you wish to negotiate, please Call, Chat or mail the seller.

Convenience fee

For buyers:

The fees applicable depend on the city, weight and category of the item you are purchasing. 

For sellers:

Doesn’t apply.

Note: Oforo reserves the right to change the fee any time without prior intimation.

Delivery Terms

  • Oforo provides Pick up, packing, overnight storage as might be necessary, sorting, delivery and unpacking. Some items that might require uninstallation will be reinstalled at the delivery location. Uninstallation requirement will be assessed by the Delivery team.
  • At the time of delivery, we encourage buyers to open the packaging and validate the condition of the item before accepting the delivery. Once accepted, the item can't be returned or replaced.
  • Any delivery related issues brought to our notice after signing Proof of Delivery (POD) or beyond 5 working days will not be entertained and Oforo or its logistics partner will not be accountable.
  • Oforo does not take any responsibility for the quality of the item being delivered unless it’s transit damage. We encourage buyers to ensure the quality/functionality aspect of the item while purchasing.
  • Maximum 3 delivery attempts will be made by us, post which the order will be auto-cancelled. There is no option for rescheduling. The buyer has to do the purchase afresh.
  • Oforo does not take additional responsibility of picking up any product that is not mentioned in the AD.
  • Pick-up and Delivery will be facilitated by our logistics partner.
  • Oforo reserves the right to refuse facilitating the transaction.
  • Ad with multiple inventory count would be marked as sold once the available inventory becomes zero.
  • Oforo does not encourage tipping to the logistics team.
  • Any additional charges for usage of lift/elevator while transporting the product will have to be undertaken by the buyer/seller as mutually agreed and needs to be mentioned before the payment is made.
  • Any charges levied by society for pick up or delivery of goods will have to be borne by the Seller / Buyer.
  • Provision of Oforo2U service is dependent on the availability of the lift that can accommodate the goods to be picked up/ dropped or otherwise as per the terms of the logistic partner.
  • Oforo will NOT deal or provide any services or products to any of OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) sanctions countries in accordance with the law of UAE”.
  • Multiple shipments/delivery may result in multiple postings to the cardholder’s monthly statement.

13. Oforo2U Local Transportation Terms

  • The service is provided within UAE only.
  • Online payment amount is non-refundable if cancellation is requested after item is picked up.
  • Oforo does not take any responsibility for the quality of the item being delivered unless it's transit damage.
  • Oforo reserves the right to refuse facilitating the transaction.
  • The quantity of items during pickup should match the quantity of items selected during online payment.

14. OforoJobs:

  • As a job-seeker you agree that Oforo will not be responsible for any payments made to a third-party (including verified companies).
  • As a recruiter you agree that misuse or fraud use of this platform will result in deactivation and/or further action. You also agree to adhere to all job posting rules.

15. No Guarantee of Business:

  • Oforo does not guarantee business from the leads generated. Oforo shall not be responsible or liable at all to the Advertiser if no business or business leads are generated for the Advertiser through premium ads on the Website. Advertiser understands that Oforo’s only obligation is to place the premium ads on the Website in the manner provided for in these Terms. Accuracy of the information/content provided is the advertiser's responsibility and Oforo will not be held responsible for false claims made by the advertiser.

16. Advertiser Obligations:

  • Advertiser agrees to make all payments due to Oforo in a timely and efficient manner and shall ensure that cheques issued do not bounce. Advertiser shall not issue stop-payment instructions in respect of such cheques. The Advertiser recognizes that Oforo has the right to take action under the prevailing law in UAE at that time in respect of bounced cheques or take any other action available in law. Advertiser represents and warrants that (i) it is a bona fide business organization or individual carrying on business in relation to the items disclosed to Oforo, (ii) it has the right to use the trademarks it claims to have the right to use (iii) the business carried on by Advertiser does not violate or infringe upon any law or regulation and all registrations required for carrying on business have been procured by it and (iv) all Classified(s) provided to Oforo is/are and shall at all times be accurate and complete, and entirely lawful. The Advertiser shall bear complete responsibility for the quality of its goods and/or services, and Oforo shall bear no responsibility for the same. The Advertiser agrees to be bound by all applicable policies of Oforo relating to Classifieds and the Website, and the Advertiser grants to Oforo a worldwide intellectual property license (including a copyright and trade mark license) relating to all intellectual property rights in the Classified(s) to do any acts in relation to the Classified(s) which Oforo may deem necessary to fulfill its obligations.

17. Refund & Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be done only through the Original Mode of Payment.


  • "If all premium ads available to the advertiser under the subscribed package are not used the unutilized credits will be carried forward."
  • Premium ads are prioritized over free ads on the website on search and browse pages. The sequence in which premium ads are displayed will be controlled by Oforo's search algorithm which is Oforo's sole prerogative. The advertiser shall not have a say in determining the sequence in which ads are displayed within the set of premium ads matching a user's search query/browse intent.
  • Banner slots will be provided as per the details mentioned in the contract form. Banner slots will be shared between Oforo's advertisers who have subscribed for a particular slot and the banners will be displayed on a rotational basis. A banner will be displayed only after seeking approval from the advertiser. Oforo does not provide any guarantees of impressions or clicks for the client banners.
  • Verified leads refer to consumers who have expressed interest in consuming a service from a service provider recommended by Oforo. Any dispute regarding any verified lead shall be raised to Oforo within 3 days of the lead being sent in writing/email and will be analyzed on a case by case basis. Oforo's decision will be final and binding in the event of a dispute regarding a lead.
  • The advertiser acknowledges that any liability/claim in respect of the products or services promoted through the Advertisements under the scope of this Agreement shall be solely to the account of the advertiser. It is agreed that in case of any claims in respect of the same against Oforo, the advertiser shall indemnify Oforo against all such claims and damages.
  • Advertiser shall procure and keep valid all necessary licenses, permissions, authorizations, consents, approvals and registrations with/from any government department, agency or authority required for it to perform the Services in accordance with this Agreement and bear sole and exclusive responsibility for all compliances with such licenses permissions, authorizations, consents, approvals and registrations.
  • If you make a payment for our products or services on our website, the details you are asked to submit will be provided directly to our payment providervia a secured connection.
  • The cardholder must retain a copy of transaction records and merchant policies and rules.

19.Product Pricing:

The prices comes directly from the advertiser/seller. Oforo shall take 8% over the seller's price from the buyer of classifieds/products and will arrange for pick up from seller and delivery to buyer. Oforo creates a secure medium for seller to collect money and for buyer to get delivery at doorstep.

For any concerns with regard to the above and/or more, get in touch .