terms & conditions

Welcome to tranchebuy.com, we are really happy to have you.

By signing up and competing on tranchebuy.com, you agree and approve to the following terms & conditions. Hence, please take your time reading them.

We reserve the right to make changes to our website’s terms & conditions and privacy policy at any time. If any of these terms & conditions and privacy policy shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then it shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms & conditions and privacy policy.

Tranchebuy.com, is an online platform owned by Tranche Buy Company that is based in Egypt. Tranchebuy.com helps you buy what you wish for, even though you do not have the full price of the desired item. We bring people together from all over the world to compete fairly against each other’s as an attempt to achieve social solidarity. 10 competitors share together their small payments and compete to enable one of them (or more if multiple winnings occur) to buy what he/she/they wish for without spending so much time in saving.

privacy policy

Please review our privacy policy, to understand more how we use your information.

communications

Upon signing up, you consent to receive electronic communications from tranchebuy.com, such as website notifications, e-mails, texts, or mobile push notices. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. You must always monitor and review these electronic communications preferably on daily basis especially while competing on a certain item. Failure to responding to our messages/notifications and what you are asked to do through these electronic communications, according to the general rules, this will result in losing your participation in the competition/s you are participating in and also will result in losing your paid money.

copyrights

All content included in our website, such as the idea, logo, text and quizzes are the property of Tranche Buy and protected by international copyright laws.

trademarks

Tranche Buy idea, logo and the videos included in tranchebuy.com are trademarks of Tranche Buy.

payments

All payments to or from tranchebuy.com are managed and done through PayPal and are subjected to PayPal’s User Agreement.

license and access

Subject to your compliance with the terms & conditions, and any applicable payments you make, Tranche Buy grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable license to access and make personal and non-commercial use of tranchebuy.com. The advertised list of items/products from Amazon and/or the links copied and pasted from Amazon are subjected to Amazon’s Conditions of Use. Links copied and pasted from Ebay are subjected to Ebay’s User Agreement.

To use tranchebuy.com, you must have an account. To have an account you must sign up and agree to our terms & conditions and our privacy policy. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. Trancebuy.com reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. Moreover, you are required to be logged in to your account and have a valid payment method associated with it to be able to select an item to initiate or join a competition. Tranchebuy.com accepts PayPal, credit cards or debit cards payments.

You will be held accountable for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your account, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Tranchebuy.com accepts children’s participation through adults, who can initiate or join a competition with a permitted payment method. If you are under 18, you may use the tranchebuy.com only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Tranchebuy.com reserves the right to refuse sign up requests, terminate accounts, terminate your rights to use tranchebuy.com, remove or edit content, or cancel any competitions in its sole discretion. However, if an account termination took place, then any credit available in your account will be chased back to you through the permitted payment methods and if necessary or needed, 3rd party transactions fees will be applied.

sharing on social media

After talking the quiz, you may share this particular competition on social media. For every share you make on any, provided social media platform on tranchebuy.com, you gain 3 seconds decreased from your timing in that particular quiz/competition. While sharing, you may also post comments as long as the comments are not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights (including publicity rights), or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable, and does not consist of political campaigning or unsolicited commercial electronic messages. Tracnhebuy.com takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

prices and items descriptions

All advertised/copied-pasted items/products and their descriptions are subjected to Amazon’s Conditions of Use and Ebay’s User Agreement.

general rules

Please review the following articles carefully.

  1. At tranchebuy.com,
    • The word “competition” has the same meaning as the word “round” and the word “participation”.
    • The word “competitor/s” has the same meaning as the word “participant/s”.
    • The term “initiated a competition” means a participant selected an item and paid the 13% of the item’s price.

 2. Lowest price for any item to initiate a competition on is USD 40.

 3. At tranchebuy.com, the maximum number of initiated ongoing competitions simultaneously is 30.

 4. The winner is the participant who achieves best results in the quiz within the shortest time possible. Upon announcing the winner, he/she will be granted 100% of the price of the item he/she competed on during this particular round. If multiple competitors achieved best same results within the same time, then 100% of the item’s price will be divided equally amongst them.

 5. If all the competitors got all the answers wrong, then, 100% of the item's price will go to charity.

 6. Once you make your first ever payment and initiate or join a competition, you will be granted a free round where you can join any competition on any item of a price equal or below the price of the item you first competed on.

 7. After you initiate or join a competition you must instantly take a quiz that consists of 4 general questions. If for any reason you did not take the quiz directly after your payment,

    • then, you will be given 2 days’ time, either you take the quiz or cancel the competition. If none of these two choices happened within these first 2 days from the competition initiation or joining, you will lose your money. As for the competition you initiated, if someone else joined it, then it will continue according to the general rules, if no one joined it, then it will be canceled. As for the competition you joined and not take its quiz or cancel your participation for two days, it will conitue according to the general rules.

NOTE: tranchebuy.com will electronically communicate with you if you did not take the quiz directly after your payment, if you did not respond during 2 days’ time of this communication, you will be excluded from that particular competition and will lose the money you previously paid to join this particular competition.

 8. For each competition, there should be 10 paid competitors available and an extra anonymous competitor who will join for free. In case the 10 paid competitors joined a certain competition and the extra free anonymous competitor did not join the same competition, then the winner will be announced amongst the 10 paid competitors. Skills needed to compete:

  • General knowledge
  • Basic ability to recognize and understand images, photos and maps
  • Familiarity with search engines like Google Search, Google Maps and Google Translate

 9. You can join a certain competition only once, and there are no limitations to the number of competitions that you can join.

 10. If you initiated a competition on a certain item and for the next 3 days’ no one else joined the same competition,

    • then, this particular competition will be cancelled and the 13% of the item's price paid by you will be kept as credit in case you want to use it in other rounds.

 11. If you initiated a competition on a certain item and for the next 7 days the competition did not attract enough competitors (another 9 paid competitors and one free),

    • then, through electronic communications, the competitors will be asked to choose between two choices:
  1. Choice 1: to announce the winner amongst the competitors who already joined the competition. However, in order to announce the winner, the competitors who select this choice will be asked to pay extra percentages apart from the 13% already paid. These extra percentages are calculated based on the number of existing competitors who chose to announce the winner. Accordingly, the total amounts are as follows considering that the 13% already paid will be deducted:
    1. 2 competitors: each will pay a total of 65% of the item’s price, so each will pay an extra amount of 52%.
    2. 3 competitors: each will pay a total of 45% of the item’s price, so each will pay an extra amount of 32%.
    3. 4 competitors: each will pay a total of 35% of the item’s price, so each will pay an extra amount of 22%.
    4. 5 competitors: each will pay a total of 30% of the item’s price, so each will pay an extra amount of 17%.
    5. 6 competitors: each will pay a total of 25% of the item’s price, so each will pay an extra amount of 12%.
    6. 7 competitors: each will pay a total of 20% of the item’s price, so each will pay an extra amount of 7%.
    7. 8 competitors: each will pay a total of 18% of the item’s price, so each will pay an extra amount of 5%.
    8. 9 competitors: each will pay a total of 15% of the item’s price, so each will pay an extra amount of 2%.
  2. Choice 2: each competitor can choose to cancel his participation and then the 13% of the item's price, previously paid, will be kept as credit in his/her account to be used in other competitions.

NOTE: after the 7 days, tranchebuy.com will electronically communicate with the joined competitors, if any of them did not respond during 2 days’ time of this communication, he/she will be excluded from that particular competition and will lose the money he/she previously paid to join this particular competition.

 12. If you resulted in ending the quiz without completion by either one of these,

  • experienced a technical glitch;
  • or closed the internet browser;
  • or left the quiz open over 10 minutes;
    • then, you will be excluded from the competition and you will lose the 13% you previously paid.

 13. If you are not a winner, then, you will lose the amount of money you previously paid.

 14. If you did not win for 7 consecutive rounds?

    • then, tranchebuy.com will grant you two free rounds and these are subjected to free participation rules,
      1. If you win in the first free round then, you will be denied the second.
      2. If you did not win in these two free rounds, then rounds counting will start from the beginning.

 15. After taking the quiz, you will know your timing but you will not know neither how you did in the quiz nor the correct answers. You will be given the chance to share the competition on social media where each share on any of the provided platforms will grant you 3 seconds decreased from your achieved timing. After announcing the winner, the correct answers will be shown to each competitor, sources of the answers and links to more info will be also provided to all the participants.

 16. If you solved the quiz in less time than the carefully calculated average time to take the quiz,

    • then, you will be asked to take another quiz, this is to make sure there is no cheating and to always keep the competition fair to all the competitors. If you did not take this second quiz during 2 days’ time, then your default time will be 480 seconds.

NOTE: tranchebuy.com will electronically communicate with you regards this second quiz, if you did not respond during 2 days’ time of this communication, then you will be excluded from the competition and you will lose the 13% you previously paid.

 17. The carefully calculated average time will not be announced.

 18. You must always monitor and review the electronic communications, website notifications and emails, that we send to you preferably on daily basis especially while competing on a certain item. Failure to responding to our messages and what you are asked to do through these electronic communications will result in losing your participation in the competition/s you are participating in and also will result in losing your paid money.

 19. Your money that is kept as credit at tranchebuy.com can be used in other competitions and also can be cashed back to you upon your request through the permitted payment methods. If necessary or needed, 3rd party transactions fees will be applied.

free participation

There are two conditions for free participation:

  • After signing up and making your first payment on any item then talking your first quiz, you will be automatically granted one free round on any other item that is already on competition giving that it's price does not exceed the price of the item you initiated the competition on. So, anyone who joins his/her first ever competition on tranchebuy.com will get a free round.
  • If you did not win for 7 consecutive paid rounds, you will be granted two free competitions on two items, giving that the price of each item does not exceed the median* price of the previous 7 items you competed on. If you win in the first free round, then you will be denied the second free round. If you did not win during these two free rounds, then rounds counting will start from the beginning.

*The median is the middle value in the list of values.