Mercari Shopping Directory Terms of Service

Terms of Service

Updated 1/14/2024 is an independent shopping directory of verified Mercari stores that have a history of providing above average customer service, reliable follow through, timely shipping and quality goods.

How To Participate:

Thank you for your interest. As of 1/23/2023 we are not currently accepting new stores into the directory. We hope to be able to begin again in the near future.

We do not sell, rent, store or otherwise use any information you may have provided. In the event Mercari Shopping Directory is ever purchased and a transfer of ownership occurs, we will transfer that information within the limitations as required by the laws of California.

Mercari Shopping Directory is being provided as a free service without any warranties, guarantee; independent and with no direct association with Mercari Inc. We are not selling you a service.

Your use of the website and referrals is at your own risk and by using our website you agree to indemnify all associated agents, actors, operators managing the website, you also agree to pay for all/any legal fees that we may incur to protect ourselves in the event any legal actions are taken on your behalf, your agents against our agents, actors, operators, or actions we deem necessary to take against you for violating our terms, protect our rights, copyrights [any other legally allowed rights] and associated with enforcing these terms whether incidental, actual or implied.

All legal claims are subject to arbitration, you agree that you waive any rights to engage in a class action settlement, and the laws of Los Angeles, California shall apply. All legal claims must be submitted within the courts of Los Angeles, California.

Our website directory operates as is, without charge, without obligation; you acknowledge you have not paid nor provided any other form of compensation for any referral as a listed store or seller through this website nor to as a shopper to be referred to a seller or store on Mercari or participating sellers other non-Mercari specific stores, websites, marketplaces, social media.

If you have requested to have your Mercari store listed in the directory, you acknowledge that you have not paid for placement into the directory, nor has the directory received any direct or implied revenue for placing your store listing into the directory. Any claims arising against our agents, actors or operators is limited to the maximum amount paid of $0.00 USD, after any legal fees and obligations have been settled.

We reserve the right now and in the future to modify, delete, remove any store from the directory for any reason whatsoever and without obligation to provide notification to you at anytime. We also reserve the right to terminate the directory for any cause or reason without notice.

These terms may change without notification.

In the event any changes, modifications, updates or the manner in which our service is offered are made, we will make a reasonable attempt to update them on this page or a page which may replace this page in the future, at our earliest convenience. Please refer back to this page for future reference.

Additional limitations not included in this general information page may apply, in which you agree in advance to abide by those limitations also, whether inferred or implied and hold us harmless of all liability.

In the event any transfer of ownership, sale or otherwise occur, you as the listed store owner have the right to ask for your store to be removed from the directory.

As of 1/23/2023 we have removed all former stores other than those of are founding member stores and deleted any information and data that had been maintained to include those stores within the directory.

Important Disclosures: 

Mercari Shopping,, Mercari Shopping Directory is not directly nor indirectly affiliated with Mercari Inc. Mercari USA. Mercari App.

No sponsorship, No Compensation relationship exists between, Mercari Inc. USA, nor participating Mercari sellers.

The Mercari Shopping website is a free service, developed and provided by Randy Dreammaker and RGAP Creative as an independent project.

Participating stores are responsible for their own customer service, returns, products listed in their stores. The Mercari Shopping Directory is not affiliated with Mercari, nor any Mercari stores accepted for participation, and we are unable to assist you with any situations that arise between you and Mercari Inc. or any store selling on Mercari Marketplace. Please contact Mercari through their app or website for all Mercari related questions, customer service and assistance.

By participating in Mercari Shopping, owners of the Mercari stores are not providing any non-public information, paying nor receiving any form of compensation, nor making any kind of contract or agreement with, its affiliated websites, it's agents, nor any other kind of obligatory relationship. We reserve the right to terminate, transfer interests, modify, change the services being offered for free, begin charging service fees in the future; remove any participating store, for any reasons without any notice, as no contractual obligations exists, are intended, nor intentionally implied.

You as the store owner and seller on Mercari Inc. acknowledge and accept these terms as stated on June 1, 2021 (updated 9/9/2021, 12/7/2021, 1/14/2024) and any future modifications. No financial compensation has been received from you as the Mercari Store or by you the owner of your Mercari account, nor is any owed to you by Mercari Shopping, its representative, agents, any current or future affiliates, in the present nor in the future unless expressly stated in a future update to this disclosure and terms of service.

Your participation as a store seller that requested to participate in the directory is 100% voluntary.

1/14/2024 - Mercari Shopping Directory contains Amazon Affiliate links. These are generic links provided as a text link or banner graphic that goes to products recommended by Randy Dreammaker (Formerly SellerThink). A small commission may be paid by Amazon for the referral if you were to make a purchase on Amazon.  Amazon does NOT charge the commission to you in anyway, instead this tiny commission is paid in part Amazon and it's stores.
We use any received referral commissions to help maintain the yearly expenses of managing the Mercari Shopping Directory. is not responsible for Mercari Inc.'s timely fulfillment nor obligation to fulfill the sign-up bonus that Mercari Inc. makes available via the sign up link we use.

Stores Accepted For Directory Participation

By participating as a store in the Mercari Shopping Directory, you are agreeing to allow us to screen capture a generic image of your Mercari Storefront as it appeared at the time of acceptance for presentation globally via this website, this includes giving us permission to use your stores logo or photo and likeness royalty free and without compensation worldwide.  This is required of all websites online when presenting images via the for presentation on the internet and world wide web.

We are unable to update your store photo once accepted into the directory by request, due to the time and work required. However, at our discretion we may proactively update your store photo and content. You may request that we deactivate or remove your page. We may proactively remove your store from the directory if we discover that your store is no longer active at our discretion.

A.I. Generated Content

As of 1/14/2024, any future stores added to the directory will have the bio content provided in the Mercari Shopping Directory page for that store, generated using an A.I.  At the time of this update we are using Google's BARD A.I.  This is mainly an informational statement.  Essentially, we will capture whatever information that is currently available in your store bio, take a few keywords about the kinds of products you are selling at the time your directory page is being created, and then feed that information to Google's BARD A.I. or  a similar A.I. and ask it to create a bio for your Mercari Shopping Directory Bio.  This saves us time, but also allows your store to receive a much nicer and more eloquent marketing bio, than we have been able to provide with the past two generations of the directory. 

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