FSJ Now! - www.fsjnow.com Site/Classifieds - Terms of Use
Last Updated:
June 29th, 2014 - Added information on email privacy as per new Canadian law in effect July 1st, 2014 as well as cleaned up wording and re-organized the terms of use to make it easier to find information by creating categorized sections.
Liability:
FSJ Now! takes no responsibility for any classified ad, contact from another user, or content posted.
This includes any wrong doings that may happen to you from using content on, or posting to, this site, the internet or outside of it.
Contact and liability for any transactions derived from the classifieds on this site are the users(your) responsibility alone.
Use of this website is the user's(your) responsibility and NOT the responsibility of FSJ Now!, it's owners or employees.
If you do not agree with the previous information, we recommend you surf elsewhere.
General Information:
If you have read the terms below and are unsure if your ad is allowed, please email us at before posting your ad.
Please report any suspect ads or users to for investigation.
We may delete any ad and/or ban any user at our discretion without notification.
If your ad has disappeared please contact us at , for it may have been removed because of a violation of the terms of use.
*Our email address shown is not text or a link, this is to help reduce spam to our inbox. Sorry for any inconvenience caused from you having to type it out in order to contact us.
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Email Privacy Account Name Babysitting/Child Care
Bottles & Cans Commercial Products Defamation of Character
Employment Forum/Discussion Home Based Businesses
Links to Websites Looking for Relationship Non-Profit Businesses
Photos for Ads Plagiarism Real Estate
Rentals/Leases Removal of Old Vehicles Services for Hire
Tickets for Concerts or Events

Email Privacy:
There are three types of emails sent from this site:
  1. There is the email for account validation when you create an account, this is a one-time email.
  2. If you place an ad on the site there is an email sent to you near the end of your chosen term for the ad to remind you that your ad is about to expire giving you the opportunity to renew it if you wish.
  3. You may receive emails from users, using the contact form that is linked to your account email address, to contact you about an ad you have posted.
There are no other newsletter emails or anything else sent from this site. The emails, mentioned above, are required for site operation.
If however you wish to receive no emails at all from fsjnow.com then please contact us at and we will be happy to delete your account and all ads associated with it.
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Account Name:
Full Name is recommended.
If full name is to much for you, then the minimum name allowed on file for an account is either first name and last intial or first initial and last name.
Usernames, initials or fake names are NOT allowed.
The reason for this is that we deal with an abundance of spam/scammers on a daily basis and we need to know who is legit and who is not so we can protect our users from these types of annoyances. We are after all a community based website.

If you mistakenly entered your name incorrectly upon registration or would like to change your account name to one of the options listed above please contact us at and we will be happy help make the appropriate change for you.
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Babysitting/Child Care:
Placing an ad looking to hire a babysitter or child care provider is allowed.
In order to give people a break for a night out, a teenager attending junior or senior secondary school, who is looking to babysit evenings on the weekend only , at other people's homes only, are allowed to post an ad offering their services.
Any other situations different than that just stated is NOT allowed, this includes after school and full days as this competes with local businesses.
This is monitored closely and anything outside of the above mentioned will be deleted.
This also includes exploitation of people on holidays e.g. New Years Eve.
Please refer to the "Services for Hire" section for more information if you are trying to offer services different than that allowed above.

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Bottles and Cans:
Picking up of bottles and cans is only allowed when 100% of all proceeds are for a charity. We must confirm these services with the charity.

Please contact us at with the name of the charity, contact persons name and their phone number for us to contact for verification.
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Commercial Products:
Ads to sell or promote commercial products in any form are NOT allowed to be posted.
Ads for the sale of alcohol and/or tobacco products are NOT allowed to be posted.
Website domain names for sale are NOT allowed to be posted.

If you would like to advertise your commercial products through paid advertising, please contact us at and we will be happy to help you.
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Defamation of Character:
Ads that are defamation of character type will be deleted and accounts banned instantly. You may NOT post ads about other people or business dealings that may have gone awry.
You may NOT use this site as your avenue for attacks on another person or business...period!

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Employment:
  • Ads seeking employment with a company for a wage or salary are allowed to be posted.
  • Ads seeking to do work for a company or individual on a cash or contract basis are NOT allowed to be posted. Please refer to the "Services for Hire" section for more information.
  • Ads from employers looking for employees are allowed to be posted.
  • Employment ads looking for an employee to sell advertising are NOT allowed to be posted.
  • Commision only employment opportunities are NOT allowed to be posted. There must be monies paid in the form of an hourly wage or salary.
  • Promotion of a business through a employment ad posting are NOT allowed to be posted.
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Forum/Discussion:
The classifieds is NOT to be used as a forum. This is NOT a discussion area.

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Home Based Businesses:
If a product is purchased, made, grown (with the exception of hay and manure in order to give farmers a break as hay is required for many things and manure....well is manure), assembled, reclaimed or refurbished for the purpose of resale it is NOT allowed to be posted, e.g. shed, firewood, produce, furniture restoration, craft items, etc.
You run an online business from home, ads for this are NOT allowed to be posted.
Home based business opportunities are NOT allowed to be posted.
Parties for various home based businesses are NOT allowed to be posted.
Ads for the sale of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, medication, and other products of a similar nature are NOT allowed to be posted.

If you would like to advertise your home based business products or services through paid advertising, please contact us at and we will be happy to help you.
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Links to Websites:
To protect our users from potentially harmful sites, content, etc. there are NO LINKS to any outside websites allowed in any classified ad, this includes references to sites like Facebook, etc.
The only exception is employers looking to hire people can link to the application page of their website.

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Looking for Relationship:
None of this type of ads are allowed to be posted for it sends an other than community message to our younger viewers.

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Non-Profit Businesses:
A non-profit entity that charges for their products or services is also not able to use the classifieds to advertise or promote these items. This is in direct competition with other local business.

If you would like to advertise your non-profit business through paid advertising, please contact us at and we will be happy to help you.
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Photos for Ads:
Photos/pictures for ads cannot contain any additional information except information about the ad itself.
Photos that are screenshots of photos on other websites or services are NOT allowed.
Photos with watermarks from other sites or services in them are also NOT allowed.

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Plagiarism:
The copying of other people's posted ads or photos is NOT allowed and will constitute in the deletion of the offending ad and a ban of the offending account.

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Real Estate:
The listing of your home for sale privately is allowed. Please refer to the "Links to Websites" section for more information if you plan on linking to information outside our site.
Homes listed by Real Estate Agents or places like Property Guys, etc. are NOT allowed.
If you hired an agent to list your property then that agent can pay to advertise your property with us if they choose. After all you have hired them to sell your property for you.
A home or building being built for the specific purpose of resale would fall under the Commercial Products portion of the terms of use.
Numbers associated with Property Guys or MLS listings as well as photos with embedded logos in them are NOT allowed. Please refer to the "Photos for Ads" section for more information.

If you would like to advertise your clients property through paid advertising, please contact us at and we will be happy to help you.
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Rentals/Leases:
Rentals or leases for RESIDENCES BY THE MONTH are allowed to be posted for people require a place to live. Please refer to the "Links to Websites" section for more information.
Rentals or leases of residences for COMPANIES ONLY is NOT allowed as that type of ad would compete with local hotel and motels, this includes the offering of cleaning and/or gardening services, stocked fridges, linens and towels, etc..
Residences are buildings NOT travel trailers or motor homes.
Rentals/Leases for anything other than a residence by the month, to individuals or families, is NOT allowed to be posted.
Rentals or leases for vehicles, trailers, motorhomes, tools, etc. are NOT allowed to be posted.
Rentals or leases of storage facilities for items, vehicles, etc. are NOT allowed to be posted.
Rentals or leases of commercial space, land/property or vacation property are NOT allowed to be posted.

If you would like to advertise your rental through paid advertising, please contact us at and we will be happy to help you.
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Removal of Old Vehicles:
Offering the pickup and removal of vehicles, etc. is NOT allowed as it is a service for profit even if pickup is free.

If you would like to advertise your home based business products or dervices through paid advertising, please contact us at and we will be happy to help you.
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Services for Hire:
Services for hire ads, commercial or home-based, are NOT allowed to be posted.
This is a tough one for us.
e.g. A child may want to post an ad to mow a lawn which we would encourage, but there are also businesses that would like to mow lawns as well. To make it fair for all parties, we have to disallow all service for hire type ads.

If you would like to advertise your services for hire through paid advertising, please contact us at and we will be happy to help you.
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Tickets for Concerts or Events:
The scalping (selling tickets for more than the purchased price) of concert or event tickets, which is illegal, is NOT permitted.
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