RULES



Thank you for your interest in participating in GOSSIP! Events.
We will personally view your store/blog before adding you to the event.
 If we do not accept your application please do not be offended, you are welcome to reapply at a later stage.

It's mandatory to read the rules before applying.

We reserve the right to change or modify Gossip! Events rules at any time.


STANDARD RESTRICTIONS (store owners):

  •  We don't accept children/teen stores or items....at all
  • Stores are to have at least 15 different items 
  • Multi -Vendors only stores will not be accepted. Unless you sell textures, OR have one single item with more than one colour/texture in the vendor. 
  • Stores must have current items, as in mesh items /clothing and mesh body appliers (skins,tattoo,make up). stores with only older system items (old clothing layers,prim/scultpy) will not be accepted.  If you use templates you are to follow TOS of the creator. 
  • No  Business in a box (BIAB) , No affiliated stores, No breedables, freebies  or re-sellers
  •  No mall locations unless landing puts us directly at your store
  • No clubs,carts or malls..must be a store
  • Only one location per brand is allowed.If you have 2 different brands selling different things that's fine. However, they must have their own separate building (not both in one building or open connected buildings) and you will still need to submit applications and separate SLURLS for them.
  • You must be able to understand and read/write English, or use a translator/English speaking friend in order to communicate effectively. List your friend as manager so know who we can contact to help.

RULES FOR EVENT & HUNT MERCHANTS


•Welcome packs are sent out by karma Maesar. Please allow up to 2 weeks for us to process your store's application.


•Pay fee's where applicable and in accordance to the timeline


•You must place event sign in your store upon acceptance and receiving of welcome pack. This is vital for communication.

•Mail servers will be used to send out event related items and information. You will only receive them if your event sign is rezzed. 


• You must use provided event mailbox  or online forms where applicable.Do not send to staff.


•Follow the time-line provided for each event


• Follow general requirements and event themes stated on applications and information cards.


• Create the  MINIMUM of exclusive items required (when specified). By exclusive, we mean only created for and/or sold at the event, for the duration of the event. You can sell this item in your store after the event is over.


• You MUST be able to provide a male AND/OR female item OR unisex item when required. Do not apply if you cannot do as such.


•While not mandatory for hunts,We highly recommend you join the Gossip Event group or subscriber and remain for the duration of the event. 


•For events, store owner will need to join a land group to rez.


•Only designers of high quality  content  will be accepted into Gossip! Events. If you use templates/pre made mesh, you must follow creator TOS.


•No business in a box, resellers or breedables. AT ALL.


•You must have a direct landmark and landing spot to the front of your store.


•You must follow the content restrictions allocated for each hunt. These may vary time to time. e.g hunt theme, maturity level and pricing.


• Decoy hunt items are no longer allowed or provided.


• Hints as well as prize location SLURLS are mandatory.


• In-world hint givers should  be used for hunts. This can be the hint giver provided by us for each hunt or a multi hunt hinter.


•If you have a large store, a hunt path is to be used to help point hunters in the right direction. Especially if you hide your prize more than 50m from landing point.


• Do not advertise in group chat.At all. Chat is for general public seeking help etc. You will be given one warning, followed by ejection from the group if you ignore this rule. Fees will not be refunded.


•No adult content to be advertised in group notices. Gossip! Events is rated Mature.


•You must agree to sell items within the sale price limit and within theme when specified for sales events and hunts.



FEES:

• Do not pay fee's until we have confirmed your acceptance.

• Are payable to AISHAA PERETZ ONLY. Not other staff, not mailbox. You must include payment information and your logo on the provided receipt note card.


•Fee's will not be refunded,unless for some reason, the event is cancelled.



EVENT SPONSORS:
Event sponsors are merchants who wish to become a sponsor for events such as fairs/sale events .

 Sponsors;

• Receive prime locations right near landing point.
• Have their logo placed on a billboard ( when specified)  at the event.
• Will have their logo with a direct link to their main store placed on the blog.
• If sponsor spots are full at the time of your application we will offer you a standard stall.
• Are able to send notices to promote your store for the duration of the hunt you are in within the Gossip! group, three times a WEEK,on separate days.No more than one notice is to be sent at a time for the same store on the same day.


HUNT SPONSORS:

When a hunt is accepting sponsor application, sponsor merchants;

• Will be required to pay a fee as specified on each application.

• Will be given the first allocated of sponsor number spots on a hunt (first come first serves basis).
• Your logo and direct link to you store placed on the Gossip! blog.
• Are able to send notices to promote your store for the duration of the hunt you are in within the Gossip! group, three times a WEEK,on separate days.No more than one notice is to be sent at a time for the same store on the same day.
• Need follow designer rules  for the duration of the hunt (Listed below).

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RULES FOR  BLOGGER


To be a blogger, we ask that you provide the group with a notice that includes a link to your blog.

* Bloggers names will be provided in each event pack sent to merchants. It is the merchants decision to send a bloggers items or not.


•You must be able to understand and speak English, or use a translator in order to communicate effectively.
You must have at least 3 months of activity
• Photo's must be of high quality with item designer information included.
• You need to have an open space to receive the group invitation..
• You need to actively blog a minimum three times a month.
• You must send the link with your notices to in group, and link your blog with our blog.
• You must blog a least two designers from every  event.

 If we do not see any blogs featuring our events for more than three events, you will be removed as a Gossip blogger.(unless RL is happening and you are unable to, in which please let karma Maesar know)


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