General information: This is a personal website. It has only as general objective the divulgation of collecting (Seashells of the World - Seashells of Portugal and Fossils of Portugal). 

Virtual Shop: It works as a financial support to the site and to my other expenses related to this theme of collecting.

Dragoshells-jp: Does not encourage any illegal collect of specimens of Fossils or Seashells, or their trade...     

Website administrator: J.P Oliveira 

Privacy Policy - Terms and Conditions

Dragoshells-jp; respects individual privacy and values the trust of its users, customers and partners. As such, we are committed to protecting the personal information you share with us. This page describes how we use this information.

I. Data reception                                                                                                                                                By giving us your personal information, voluntarily, it will only be accessed by our services. Personal information is considered to be anything that can be used to identify a user, such as name, e-mail address, title, date of birth, gender, profession, personal interests or other data necessary for us to provide the requested service or even improve the operation of the wbesite. We do not automatically record personal information, including your IP address. The registration of the IP addresses that consult the Site serve only for the purpose of statistical analysis of traffic. The data provided will not be transferred to third parties without your prior consent, but may be used within our website or by another company, acting as agent or partner of our site for processing or mail.

II. Update of the information                                                                                                                           If, at any time, you wish to stop receiving e-mails or other communications with us, or if you have sent personally identifiable information through our website and would like this information to be deleted from the records, please notify us at:  dragoshells.jp@gmail.com  Correction or change of your data is also possible.

III. Links to Third Party Sites                                                                                                                            By courtesy to our visitors, our website contains links to some third party Sites, which, in our opinion, may contain useful information. The Privacy Policy presented here, does not apply to these Sites, so we strongly advise you to consult their Privacy Policy.

IV. Others                                                                                                                                                                The material provided on this Site, in text and image, is property of Dragoshell-jp, or third parties; its use is made with the proper authorization of its authors. Unauthorized use constitutes a crime punishable by law. If you have doubts or have any questions about how we manage the information, please send us an email to: dragoshells.jp@gmail.com                                                                                                                     This address is also reserved for the communication of facts that may, in one way or another, infringe any of the explicit rules in this policy, as well as compromise the security of the Site and its normal functioning.

V. Updates                                                                                                                                                             Any changes made to the Privacy Policy of this Site will be described on this page and may be made at any time. If the change is substantial and has implications for how we use your data, you will be informed by a notice on the site's home page.

VI. Return / Devolution                                                                                                                                       All of my items for sale, are managed by me in all stages until the shipment of the order to the customer. Before buying any of my items, you should check all the technical details described in the listing of each item, check the price and shipping costs. Only refunds will be considered, if the item bought, does not correspond to the entire description of the ad. The return of the item/s, must be previously combined to: dragoshells.jp@gmail.com 

Note: We pay a lot of attention to the selection of our specimens and descriptions are very accurate with fine macro digital pictures taken under different angles. However if for any reason you are not fully satisfied with a specimen it can be fully refunded if returned within 7days after the date of reception. Passed this delay, there is NO refund possible. Also please note that all expenses (shipping and bank fees) are at your own charge. Parcel must be safely packed and returned by registered airmail. If for any reason, returned specimens arrive damaged or broken, no refund will be done.

VII.  Shipping:                                                                                                                                                    Shipping orders, are despatched throughout the world, by the National Postal Service of Portugal (www.cttexpresso.pt), in registered mail. Other means of sending, will have to be requested, in previous antecedence. All items are properly packed, ensuring maximum security to the shipping origin. Even with all the care, I can not guarantee 100%, absence of damages, done by third parties. Item insurance may be made, if requested previously to: dragoshells.jp@gmail.com

Note: Please note that for high value specimens, we can use at your demand DHL services. Parcel can be insured and a tracking number is supplied to you. This service is at your own charge whatever the value of the order is.

Please note that we are responsible for your new purchase until it reaches the Post Office. After that, it is out of our control and we are not responsible for lost or damaged packages during transit ! We are not responsible for any customs fees and delays or damages because of customs.

VIII. Payment and Shipping Costs                                                                                                                  The main payment service of the website, is PayPal. This service offers good security for both parties and simplicity. For those who are not registered with PayPal, have no problem making the payment. Simply follow all required payment steps on the website and PayPal. So you can usually pay with any card. Any other payment method, will have to be requested to: dragoshell.jp@gmail.com                                                        Shipping costs; at this time the website still only have a single option of calculation value. For this reason, the value is configured for free shipping costs (0.00 euros). For all other items, the information is added to confirm in advance the respective value of the shipping costs. 

Date of publication of this legal warning: November 2011

Website administrator:  J.P Oliveira

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