Online Auction Terms & Conditions North American Star League Auction May 2014
1. THESE TERMS MUST BE SIGNED AND INITIALED THEN RETURNED VIA FAX TO (818) 592-6591 OR EMAILED TO: firstname.lastname@example.org PRIOR TO BIDDER APPROVAL. NO EXCEPTIONS!
2. A premium of 15.50% of the bid price will be added to the price of each item purchased.
3. Purchases must be paid in full within 24 hours, no later than 4:00 pm Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Payment Method: cash, cashier's check or wire transfer ONLY. No checks or credit cards will be accepted. If purchases are not paid in full within 24 hours, the merchandise will be deemed abandoned and Buyer will lose any right, title or interest Buyer may have acquired and the merchandise shall revert and repossess to Auctioneer without further notice to Buyer and the transactions shall be null and void as to Buyer.
4. Check out is from 9:00am to 4:00 pm, Wednesday, May 14, 2014 and Thursday, May 15, 2014. The Buyer is solely responsible for the cost to remove, disassemble, load and/or freight costs to remove any auction sale purchases. Auctioneer not responsible for damaged or broken items. Purchased items not picked up prior to the end of check out will be forfeited and refund will not be offered.
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5. If merchandise purchased is for resale, buyer must provide valid resale number (for the state in which the buyer conducts business) and complete a resale certificate, at time of sale. If at a later date, up to three years after this sale commences, the California State Board of Equalization determines that this sale was not for resale; buyer will be responsible for all applicable sales tax and fees or fines as determined by the State Board of Equalization. *Forms available on our website*
6. If the purchase is being shipped out of state, buyer may be exempt from the sales tax. Sales tax will be charged at time of purchase unless buyer can provide proper documentation from carrier (person or firm regularly engaged in the business of transporting for compensation tangible personal property owned by other persons, and includes both common and contract carriers), customs broker or forwarding agent whether hired by purchaser or not, for shipment to such out-of-state point. If proof cannot be provided at time of sale, buyer will be charged tax and when proof of shipment by carrier is provided (i.e.: a weigh bill or bill of lading), buyer will receive a refund for tax paid.
7. The condition of the merchandise being offered varies. The Buyer understands and agrees: (1) that any description or sample of the merchandise given or furnished by the Auctioneer is derived from records, documents or other information that may be unverified as to accuracy, and is solely for identification, and does not create any warranty, expressed or implied, that the merchandise actually conforms to such description or sample; (2) that all merchandise is purchased and accepted by Buyer "AS IS" "WHERE IS" and "WITH ALL FAULTS." AUCTIONEER MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES WHATSOEVER WHETHER WRITTEN, ORAL OR IMPLIED AS TO QUALITY, QUANTITY, CONDITION, USEABILITY, SALEABILITY, WEIGHT, MEASUREMENT, YEAR, MODEL, MECHANICAL CONDITION, PERFORMANCE, OR OTHER SPECIFICATIONS. MANUFACTURERS WARRANTIES MAY BE IN EFFECT. All sq. footage, counts and measurements are approximate. SOLD AS IS!
8. Auctioneer reserves the right to group, reduce, add to or delete lots. In the event there is a dispute between two or more claims of entitlement as the successful bidder, Auctioneer reserves the right to re-auction the item in dispute.
9. Any announcements made on the day of the auction take precedence over catalog or other previously announced or documented information, but do not alter in any way the basic terms and conditions of sale.
10. No checkout will be permitted during the auction sale. All purchases must be paid in full before merchandise will be released from the premises.
11. Any Buyer, employee or third party representative, authorized to perform work on the premises or to remove any purchases, will be required to show proof of liability insurance and Worker's Compensation coverage before the removal shall be permitted to commence. Buyer's initials _________
12. Buyer is solely responsible to provide all personnel, equipment or material needed to pick up purchases and shall assume all responsibility for the removal of any item of property purchased at the sale and any and all risks associated with such removal including, without limitations, full financial responsibility for any damage or liability to persons or property resulting from any negligent act or omission of buyer or any buyer's employees, agents and/or representatives during pick-up and removal.
13. Buyer agrees that in the event purchased merchandise contains any environmental hazards, toxic waste or other type of hazardous material in any form whatsoever, Buyer shall provide evidence that Buyer or its representatives are licensed for such removal and shall comply with all applicable local, state and/or federal rules, laws and regulations. Auctioneer, its agents or representatives shall not be responsible for its containment, storage or removal.
14. Buyer will be responsible to have all equipment inspected and retrofitted, if necessary, to have equipment meet all Osha standards prior to using or reselling the equipment.
15. Persons in attendance during inspection, sale or removal of merchandise assume all risks of damage or loss to persons, property, or merchandise and shall exercise proper precautions at all times for the protection of persons and property and shall comply with all safety and health requirements as provided by and local, state and federal regulations, and as directed by Auctioneer. Neither Auctioneer, its agents, its employees nor representatives shall be liable by reason of any defect in or about the condition of the premises on which the auction is held. Buyer specifically releases Auctioneer, its agents and representatives from all liability thereof.
16. In no event will Auctioneer's liability to Buyer exceed the purchase price actually paid. A Buyer's claim shall be limited to the amount paid for the merchandise, and shall not extend to any obligation; risk; liability; right; claim; remedy for loss of use, revenue or profit; liability of Buyer to any third party; personal injury; or any other direct; indirect, incidental or consequential damages.
17. Buyer expressly agrees to hold Seller and Auctioneer harmless and expressly waives all claims against Seller and Auctioneer for any damages in the event Buyer fails to remove the purchased items from the premises by the time set forth in section 4 of the terms and conditions (see above), Buyer hereby expressly agrees that its failure to remove the property from the premises by the time set forth in section 4 of the terms and conditions (see above), shall signify its consent, without any further notice to Buyer and instruction to Seller and Auctioneer, that Seller and Auctioneer are authorized by Buyer to remove the purchased items from the premises and to dispose of the same as Seller and Auctioneer shall in their sole discretion determine. Buyer hereby authorizes the payment of all costs and expenses associated with the dismantling, removal and sale from the purchase price proceeds paid by Buyer. Buyer hereby waives the right to the return of the Buyer's premium and agrees to reimburse Seller for all commissions paid on the sale to Buyer
18. Buyer agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Auctioneer and its agents and representatives, from any and all demands, claims, losses, damages and liabilities asserted against, resulting to or imposed upon Auctioneer resulting from the negligence of Buyer or his/her employees, agents and representatives, while in, at or about the auction premises during the inspection, sale or removal of merchandise.
19. Bidders' paddles are nontransferable. All bids made by the holder of the paddle will be the responsibility of the Buyer assigned to paddle. A successful bid at auction constitutes a legally binding contract of sale.
20. If any applicable conditions are not complied with by Buyer, then, in addition to other remedies available to Auctioneer, including and without limitation, the right to hold Buyer liable for the total purchase price, Auctioneer may, at its option, (a) cancel the sale, retaining all payments made by Buyer, and/or (b) resell the merchandise at public auction without reserve in which event Buyer will be liable for the cost of removing and reselling the abandoned merchandise, for any deficiency between Buyer's original purchase price and subsequent resale price, Auctioneer's commission, and all other expenses related to the disposal of the abandoned property. In addition, a defaulting Buyer will be deemed to have granted Auctioneer a security interest in the merchandise, which Auctioneer may retain as collateral security for Buyer's obligation to Auctioneer.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS OR RETURNS
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS WILL RESULT IN FORFEITURE OF ALL DEPOSITS OR MONIES PAID AS LIQUIDATED DAMAGES
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