The following “Users Agreement” sets out the terms and conditions by which we provide and you may use the services provided by this website.
1. Terms & Conditions
a. The service is provided to you personally and is not to be on-sold or used by a third party.
b. We are permitted to remove any information on our site that is deemed to contravene and law or regulation pertaining from time to time or that we consider offensive.
c. If you engage in any fraudulent activity or activity that we consider may be fraudulent, likely to deceive or offend we may dis-enable your account and take further action where remedy any damage caused.
2. System Stability & Integrity
a) We undertake at all times to do what we can to maintain a level of service with equal access to all.
b) You undertake not to do any act intended to interrupt the service provided by this site.
c) If, in our determination you have committed any act intended to compromise the security of our site, the data of our customers or the integrity of our service we may dis-enabling your account and take further action where remedy any damage caused.
d) The Auctioneer expressly states that in the event of a software failure, system failure, or general faults that compromise or fails the intended use and does not give all bidders the intended opportunities to bid, then the auctioneer and buyer both acknowledge that the Auctioneer absolutely reserves the right to cancel an invoice or not deliver assets that may have been purchased by the buyer on an invoice may have been raised to the buyer. The Auctioneer states he has 48 hours from the closing time of the Auction to notify the buyer of the cancellation of the transaction as a result of software or system failure.
a. You must be able to form a legally binding contract (ie over 18 years of age or over.
b. Registration with us is required to use our service. To do so you must provide your name, address, email and password.
(i). You must not provide false or misleading personal information
(ii). You will endeavour to maintain your personal information as accurate.
(iii). You undertake to keep your login details and password secret to avoid any un-authorised use of our service.
c. Your personal information provided during the registration process will only be used in the manner stipulated in our Privacy Statement.
d. If we disable your account, you may not register again.
4. Rights & Obligations
a. Prior to placing a bid it is your responsibility to make yourself aware of the specific sales conditions surrounding each item, especially, but not limited to, the currency specified, its condition, & payment options. b. A Bid placed at auction, is an Offer to Purchase. Once a bid has been accepted there is a binding contract between you and the auctioneer to purchase the item at the final bid amount.
c. Although all care and attention is paid when we describe and photograph items for sale, these are proved as guide only.
d. Engaging in any activity, either solely in concert with another aimed at manipulating the final bid price or corrupting the bidding process will result in immediate termination of your bidding privileges. To this end a bid cannot be withdrawn or amended once placed.
f. If you are a successful bidder you are obligated to pay the final bid price. Failure to do so will entitle us to take what measures necessary to attempt to recover the monies owing, including, but not limited to, selling the item(s) to the under-bidder at their final bid amount. You will still be liable for any shortfall or loss resulting.
h. No servant or agent of the Company is authorised to waive, add to or vary these conditions without written authority of the Company’s Manager.
i. It is a site option or preference to receive outbid notices and successful bid notices. These are provided for your information only, they are automatically generated and failure to receive such notices in no way impacts your obligations under the terms and conditions of this User Agreement.
j. The Auctioneer states that all or any items may have reserve prices. The reserve price is not met unless an email is sent confirming a successful purchase. If the bidding has not reached reserve the Auctioneer will refer the highest bid to the Vendor, the highest bidder shall have first right of refusal in any referred bids. Once the bidder has refused any counter offers or negotiations then the Auctioneer shall declare the goods open for negotiations with other potential purchasers.
k. Subject to any reserve price, the highest bidder shall be the Purchaser and in the event of any dispute arising, the lot may be reoffered. The Auctioneer shall be the sole arbitrator and his decision shall be final in all matters relating to the Auction.
l. The Purchaser shall complete the “Conditions of Sale” as set out in this agreement. In default of these conditions the Auctioneer reserves the right to immediately resell such lots as he deems fit.
5. The Auction Process
a. You must register with us to enable you to bid on any auction.
b. Every auction has a specified auction Date and Starting time.
c. We reserve the right to set a Starting bid at any level.
d. We may, at our absolute discretion, cancel an auction, close it early, postpone an auction or reschedule an auction, for any reason.
e. Bids will be ordered according to the following determinates:
(i) the $ bid amount
(iii) the time the bid was lodged
f. Ownership and title shall not pass to the Purchaser until all lots are paid for in full.
6. Auction Closure
a. The auction closes at the end of the time specified for that lot and where there are no new successful bids in the closing time of the auction. This is typically the last 20 seconds of the sale, If there are any successful bids on a particular lot within the hot time, the countdown timer will be reset. When an auction is live the Auction Detail page will refresh the current bid amount and estimated closing time every few seconds. Some variation in the “Closing time” will be experienced. This may due to your connection to our server and consequently we accept no responsibility any consequences resulting from this variation. We highly recommend not attempting to place a bid at the last second.
5.1 Return of goods
a. Goods purchased at auction may be returned within 7 days, refunds or credits are offered with any lot within 7 days of receiving the item.