Table of content

  1. Terms & conditions
  2. Privacy and cookie policy

Terms & conditions


Terms and conditions of the free service on the website AKWA-MARKET.



  1. Introduction.
  2. Guests.
  3. Registered users.
  4. Placing advertisements.
  5. Using of the site.




Welcome to the akwa-market website. This document specifies the terms of use of the akwa-market website and applies to all persons who access this website or use it. This applies to the pages consisting of and contained at akwa-market. These Terms of Service apply to your use of all of the services provided here, including computer access to and use of this website from mobile devices and applications. 'Website', 'Market' or 'AKWA-MARKET' and the provision of advertising services on the site are subject to the acceptance of the terms of service services specified in this document. The contract between you and us in connection with your use of the website (the 'User Agreement') is comprised of these terms of use ('Terms of Service' aka 'T&C') and the rules referred to in the section ('Privacy Policy').


All visitors to this website using the provided search engine can search the available ads as ordinary unregistered participants, that is, 'visitors' on the page. An unregistered user cannot place his own ads, register for this purpose on the website. If you are considering placing an advertisement for your animals, plants, aquariums or other accessories related to aquaristics and aquatic environment here or would like to put an ad on a page related to aquarium hobby, open an account. This is a very simple and quick step. If you need help with registration, or while surfing the options on the site, do not hesitate to contact the administrator directly via Messenger by clicking on the link or by opening a chat window in the lower left corner of the home page.


Registered users.

Only a new member who accepts our terms of service may sign up for an account. A user can only have one account. Membership allows you to publish new and used products and services, and advertise your animals and plants to a paludarium, terrarium, aquarium or otherwise kept. Using the website, you can sell, search, offer work or services related to the fields of aquaristics, terraristics, ponds and botany. All advertisements and advertisements are owned by the users who are responsible for the information provided in the advertisements. Every time you post a new ad, double check all the data provided. The website and its owner and operator are not responsible for improper use of the service. For our part, we make every effort to ensure that everything is correct and in accordance with the description entered by the user. The automated system of advertisements offers an advanced search engine for searching the catalog, you can set search filters for the appropriate location (250 countries and territories and almost 200,000 towns). There are also filters to sort the results for the appropriate price ranges, as well as to sort alphabetically according to several criteria.


Placing advertisements.

Placing advertisements is free of charge. After quick registration, complete your profile and enter the location and phone number, only then you will be able to publish ads. Specify well in the advertisement what you are selling, what you want to give away, what to exchange for, or what to buy. Add at least one photo in .jpg format to each advertisement. Remember to complete your profile with additional information. Specify your location precisely, choose a country, region / province / state / province depending on the selected country and its territorial division, and the name of the nearest town, and ads will be easier to find by people interested in local purchases and adjacent acquisition from another aquarist, terrarist, botanist etc. or local business. Enter your phone number so that it is easy to contact you, the email address is required when registering but you don't have to share it with other users in the ad. Advertisements may be published by both business entities and individuals. You can provide links to an external website in the advertisement. This could be your company website, blog address, Facebook profile, YouTube channel, or any other place on the web that you own. After your ad is approved by the administration, it will be published. This usually takes from 1 to 15 minutes. The advertisement will be active for 3 months. Before or after this time, you can refresh, edit, withdraw or copy the advertisement. All these operations can be performed from the user's panel by selecting the 'My ads' option.


Using of the site.

Each user who wants to use this website, database, search engine and who wants to post ads, comments, opinions undertakes to provide reliable information. The system for reporting ads and comments that violate the regulations and in the event of problems with completing the transaction allows other participants to know whether it is worth relying on the advertiser. The website does not secure the payment transaction between the buyer and the seller for ads of the type of buy, sell - type AUCTION and most other ads such as free, services, work, etc. The administration does not mediate in them and does not take responsibility for these transactions. It only allows you to post announcements and establish contact between the parties to the transaction. In the case of ads for sale - type BUY NOW, a shopping cart and a built-in electronic payment option are available, which allows you to pay for selected items from up to 30 sellers from the funds accumulated on the website user's account. However, funds to pay for purchases must be topped up to the appropriate level beforehand.

The website administration takes care of the correct operation of the solutions used. To sum up - it is the users who create entries in the database, and the administration has created tools to make everything run smoothly and keep the data safe. We do not allow breaking the law. When it comes to trade in live animals and plants, users are bound by the CITES regulations, i.e. - 'The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora' and they are directly responsible for the compliance of the information entered with the facts and these regulations.

The user who decides to add information to our database should open an account, check the box regarding consent to these rules. Immediately after logging in, you should also complete the profile to provide your location and phone number. When placing ads, please specify the description and add photos, which will increase the chance of finding them by other users. The search engine and the filter option on the website allow you to specify queries to the database in order to search for the item you are looking for. You can sort your ads in different ways. Check on your own. We invite you to register.

Privacy and cookie policy.


Your privacy is important to us.

This privacy policy has been created to explain how we collect and use information about users, and how we protect your privacy. We advise you to read this statement in its entirety to understand how we will use your personal data.



  1. What data do we collect and why do we collect it?
  2. Cookies. How do we use cookies?
  3. Your data. Who do we share them with? What are your rights to them?
  4. Additional information.


What data do we collect and why do we collect it?

Akwa-market collects personal data in order to run a catalog of advertisements and deliver them along with the service we offer. You provide this data directly to us, for example when you open an account with us. Other data is collected when you interact with our website using cookies and other technologies, e.g. when users fill out an advertisement form.

We collect data from information provided to us. These can be lists of items or animals and plants, photos, and descriptions provided by users.


Cookies. How do we use cookies?

Cookies are files, often containing unique identifiers, sent by web servers to web browsers, which can then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users while browsing the various pages on the site and to identify users returning to the site. Cookies can be 'persistent' or 'session' cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until an agreed expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). Conversely, the session cookie expires at the end of the user's session when the web browser is closed.

When a user tries to search this database, we use session cookies to collect 'keywords' and find those words in the database. When adding information to this database, the form must be completed with the details requested and the information provided must be truthfully provided. Required data, such as usernames, information in advertisements, are processed in our database using session cookies. Long-term cookies, little work on the site. However, third party cookies are not present.


Your data. Who do we share them with? What are your rights to them?

We share the data provided in the posted ad to anyone who searches the records in our database using the tools on the site. We store your data for at least one year.

If you have provided data on this website, you can request to receive an exported data file that we hold about your advertisements, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of any data we have received from you. This does not include any data we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

We collect data from information provided to us. These can be lists of items or animals and plants, photos, and descriptions provided by users. If you would like to remove them, write back to the private message you received from the administration after creating the account, describe your expectations. More info in FAQ - How do I close my account and delete my data?.


Additional information.

Adding detailed information in a new listing to this database makes it easier for all visitors to this website to find this data. The publication of advertisements is free and is carried out in an automated manner, your advertisement should contain reliable information and be truthful. The website is not responsible for the information entered by users. The system of reporting ads by users allows you to find unreliable information. In addition, there is a rating system for transactions that allows users to earn reputation points.