Finders Cafe VALe-date+TM is a unique methodology developed to assist validate the authenticity of historical Artefacts. With the assistance of Finders Cafe VALe-date+TM, Members can Preserve, Validate and Discover historically significant Artefacts, with the knowledge the associated information has gone through a rigorous validation process. Information discovered on Finders Cafe can be used by researchers with greater confidence than has been available before.
The Finders Cafe VALe-date+TM methodology is based on points allocated and points accumulated for attributes of an Artefact, such as the experience of the Member at cataloguing historical data, the quantity and quality of the information associated with the subject(s) in the Image and the quantity and quality of nominated Relationship Types associated with the subject(s) in the Image.
Further to validating the authenticity of the Image, this process also derives the Suggested Credit Value through an internal automated pricing methodology, Powered by Finders Cafe VALe-date+TM. (Patent Applied For)
The Finders Cafe VALe-date+TM process, including the Suggested Credit Value calculation is briefly outlined:
+ Plus calculating the Suggested Credit Value
The determination of a fair market credit value to both parties, is the responsibility of the Thread Owner and the Member wishing to unlock the Thread.
This is an outline of the validation process and we may from time to time change the Finders Cafe VALe-date+TM scoring and ranking methodology. This is necessary to enhance and further develop the authentication and validation process. Therefore, on certain occasions you may see changes to the visible Rank of previously submitted User Provided Content. Changes in the scoring and ranking methodology will apply across all User Provided Content.