Fyndiq has a zero-tolerance policy against the sale of products that violates someone's copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights. In connection with this policy, Fyndiq is committed to providing ways for third parties to notify Fyndiq of alleged violations of their intellectual property rights, this by offering easy access to a removal request functionality on site.
According to Fyndiq’s General Terms & Conditions for Merchants, Fyndiq has a take down policy on all products that Fyndiq have reason to suspect is violating third party rights. The agreement also supports removal or discontinuation of services to merchants who repeatedly violate those rights.
Penalties & fines
Below is a chart of the different infringement types and the fines for each article uploaded:
|Counterfeit products (fake copies)||1000 SEK|
|Trademark infringement (use of protected brand/trademark in ad or on the physical product)||500 SEK|
|Copyright infringement (stolen image or description)||500 SEK|
|Design infringement (shape, configuration, pattern or ornamentation)||500 SEK|
|Patent infringement (protection of invention)||
If you as a merchant infringe on the intellectual property rights of others:
- Fines on each article uploaded may be issued
- In case a rights holder imposes an infringement fine towards Fyndiq, we have support from the Fyndiq's General Terms & Conditions for Merchants to draw the cost from your future payments
- You may also be temporarily or permanently suspended depending on the gratitude of the violation. We perform a separate assessment in each individual case.