Terms and Conditions: Live Auction
The auction will be conducted by Huisman Auctions, Inc., and Hasco Auto Sales (Auctioneer) on behalf of the owners of the property, referred to as the Seller. The term Auctioneer shall include, but is not limited to, any and all of its agents, employees, representatives, officers, and directors. The auction shall be governed by the terms set forth herein (the Agreement) and any pre-auction announcements.
All prospective buyers must be at least 18 years old and are required to register with Huisman Auctions, Inc. prior to bidding. Using the bid number or placing a bid shall be conclusive proof that the bidder acknowledges he/she has received, read and understands and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of the auction either on the bidders agreement or posted at the auction facilities.
The Auction will be conducted by offering the items per lot, unless otherwise announced by the Auctioneer. Each lot or item is the subject of a separate sale. Auctioneer reserves the right to include in the auction any item and the right to withdraw any item. Auctioneer may combine, subdivide, regroup or reorganize any items. The bidder offering the highest bid accepted by the Auctioneer shall be the purchaser of the offered lot, and no purchaser shall retract his bid once the bid is accepted and/or Auctioneer says sold. Any dispute arising as to any bidding shall be settled by Auctioneer at his sole discretion, and Auctioneer may put the lot in dispute up for sale again. Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse any bid, which it considers to be an insignificant advance over the preceding bid. If a dispute arises after the sale of any item, the Auctioneer’s records shall be deemed conclusive in all respects. All sales are final! Any price discrepancy that requires audio verification will have a charge of $25.00 cash per lot, to be paid at time of discrepancy. If buyer price was right, the $25.00 will be refunded along with any price difference.
It is the responsibility of each bidder to make sure that Auctioneer is aware of his or her intent to place a bid. As the high bidder at the auction, as recorded by the Auctioneer, buyer hereby makes an irrevocable offer to purchase the item identified by Auctioneer. Auctioneer disclaims any liability for damages, whether direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental, resulting from bids not spotted, executed, or accepted. Bidders should also be careful to bid on the correct item and ensure that his/her bid is for the amount intended. Auctioneer is not responsible for errors in bidding, and Buyer hereby releases Auctioneer and waives any and all claims for bidding errors. Items may have a reserve; consignors have the right to “protect” any item they have consigned by bidding with the general public up to their reserve price.
The Auction Catalogue has been prepared as a guide, and should be used as a guide only. Although the descriptions are believed to be correct, its accuracy cannot be guaranteed. No sale shall be invalidated, nor shall Auctioneer be liable as a result of defects or inaccuracies of any lot.
Buyer acknowledges that he/she has been provided the opportunity to inspect the property before bidding on and purchasing same. Buyer either has inspected the property or elected not to inspect the property at Buyer's sole discretion. Buyer is solely responsible for determining the condition of any property. Buyer represents and warrants that he/she is relying solely on Buyer's own investigation and inspection of the property and not on any information provided or to be provided by the Auctioneer.
Bidders who bid from off site and are not present at the live auction or preview understand and acknowledge that they may not be able to inspect an item as well as if they examined it in person. It is the Bidder's responsibility to determine condition, age, genuineness, value or any other determinative factor. Huisman Auctions shall endeavor to describe in detail each item and any pertinent information about it. Huisman Auctions will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the description of the merchandise.
Huisman Auctions is providing Internet pre-auction and/or live bidding as a service to Bidder. Bidder acknowledges and understands that this service may or may not function correctly the day of the auction. Under no circumstances shall Bidder have any kind of claim against Huisman Auctions or anyone other entity if the Internet service fails to work correctly before or during the live auction. Huisman Auctions will not be responsible for any missed bids from any source. Internet bidders who desire to make certain their bid is acknowledged should use the pre-bidding feature and leave their maximum bid 24 hours before the auction begins. Huisman Auctions reserves the right to withdraw or re-catalog items in this auction. Huisman Auctions, Inc. reserves the right to cancel, postpone or re-open the auction for any reason including, but not limited to, technical difficulties, service outages, etc.
Huisman Auctions makes no guaranties to –
(a) your use of the site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (b) the results that may be obtained from the use of the site will be accurate or reliable, (c) the quality of any information or other material obtained by you through the site will meet your expectations, (d) the use or the inability to use the site; unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; statements or conduct of any third party on this site; or any other matter relating to the site.
In case of any errors or malfunctions of hardware or software, we reserve the right to cancel any transaction even if you have received confirmation of the transaction by email. We strive to make this system as stable as possible; however errors and equipment malfunctions are possible and may happen without notice. We cannot and will not guarantee uninterrupted access to the Site or its services
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. All items sold AS IS - WHERE IS without any guarantees or warranty expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise of any nature whatsoever in respect of the lots offered at the auction. Specifically, but without limitation, Auctioneer makes no representation or warranty that any of the lots conform to any standard in respect of safety, pollution or hazardous material, or fit for any particular purpose. The Auctioneers, sellers, or any member of their staff make no guarantee as to the authenticity, of any particular age, year of manufacture, model, make, mileage, hours, condition, or defect of any lot or item being sold. Bidders are encouraged to make their own physical inspection and rely solely on that inspection before bidding. Failure to inspect does not negate that Bidder's responsibility to perform under the auction terms and conditions. Any shortages of lots must be brought to attention, before removal from auction site.
The Auctioneer, at his/her sole discretion, may reject, disqualify or refuse any bid believed to be fraudulent, illegitimate, not in good faith, made by someone who is not competent, or made in violation of this Agreement or any applicable law.
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