Auction Terms & Conditions Auction Terms & Conditions TERMS & CONDITIONS! There is a Buyers Premium added to the bid amount which varies per auction. Payment will be by credit card only unless otherwise stated. Card on file will be processed for payment in full at the conclusion of the bidding. This is a legal agreement between you (User/Buyer) and Mason’s Auction Services. You must be at least 18 years old to bid. Mason’s Auction Services at its sole discretion, may ban from use any person, seller or buyer which is believed to have in any way misrepresented itself or any item, failed to abide by the terms and conditions, or conducted any improper auction behavior as determined solely by Mason’s Auction Services. Any Seller who misrepresented their items and any Buyer who improperly fails to carry through with a purchase will be banned from any further use and may be subject to legal action. All Bidders are required to register for a bidder ID. Bidders must register online providing the necessary registration information such as name, address, phone numbers, driver's license, email address, credit card information and any other information requested for identification. The Bidder hereby acknowledges they are of legal age and sound mind. By registering you are agreeing that you have read and fully understand the complete Terms and Conditions of Auction, and any additional terms and conditions announced and agree to be bound thereby. All registered Bidders take full responsibility for their bidder ID. Bidder IDs are nontransferable. All bids made by the holder of the bidder ID will be the responsibility of the registered Bidder. All sales are final. No refunds, reductions, returns or exchanges! NO EXCEPTIONS! Auctioneers reserve the right to refuse any applicant for a bidding ID or the privilege of bidding at any online auction and to revoke such privilege at any time. Do not bid unless you agree to ALL terms and conditions posted herein. By bidding you are acknowledging agreement with all terms and conditions included herein. The highest Bidder shall be the Buyer and no Bidder shall retract their bid. A Buyer is deemed to have accepted an item or lot when they make their bid. A successful bid at auction constitutes a legally binding contract of sale. All sales are final. Auctioneers reserve the right to reject any and all bids on items and lots not being sold at absolute auction. Bidding increments are established and controlled by the Auctioneer. Auctioneers reserve the right to bid on behalf of the Seller/s. A Buyers Premium Applies on ALL purchases unless otherwise stated. A Buyers Premium will be added to all purchases. The use of a Buyers Premium will not in any manner whatsoever constitute an agency relationship between the Auctioneers and the Buyer. The Auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents are agents for the Seller Only. Buyers Premium may vary depending on the auction. Mason’s Auction Services may change the Buyers Premium at any time to meet the needs of the Seller and/or to abide by the auction listing agreement. All applicable sales tax, according to the governing tax laws in the state where the auction is being held, will be added to the purchase price on all taxable items or lots unless the Buyer files a properly completed tax exempt form with our auction office prior to the auction. Posted closing times and displays of current time are approximate. Mason’s Auction Services reserves the right to close early or extend an auction at any time at its sole discretion. Closing times are staggered with varying number of items closing per minute (number varies per auction). All times are based on the Eastern Standard Time Zone unless stated otherwise. Payment will be by CREDIT CARD ONLY unless stated otherwise. The credit card used for your registration will be charged for your purchases after the close of the auction and prior to the removal date. Mason’s Auction Services RESERVES THE RIGHT to charge your credit card if no payment is made by the stated removal date. All payment methods must be approved by the Auctioneers prior to bidding. Buyers agree to not 'stop payment' any credit cards. No purchases may be removed from the auction site until paid for in full. The Bidder further agrees that whether he/she shall be acting as a principal, an agent, an officer or director of a corporation or partnership, or otherwise in any capacity whatsoever, the Bidder and the Company he/she represents shall both be responsible for the payment of the purchase price, Buyers Premium and applicable taxes with respect to any and all items and lots for which the Bidder shall be the successful Buyer at the online auction. And, if the Buyer shall tender a credit card in payment for the whole or any part of such purchase price, Buyers Premium and applicable taxes, all items and lots sold in reliance on such credit card shall be subject to seizure by Auctioneers and/or their licensees, employees and agents at the sole cost and expense of the Bidder in the event that such credit card shall be dishonored upon presentation of payment. In the event of non-payment, dishonored, stop payment or canceled credit card for purchases as stated herein, the Auctioneers shall have a possessory lien on said unpaid purchases until such purchases are paid in full. In the event of any lawsuit or legal action taken in connection with or arising out of the terms herein, the Auctioneers shall be entitled to recover all costs, expenses, and attorney fees. The Buyers may be afforded a time specific stated opportunity (or viewing by appointment) to inspect items and lots prior to final close of the online bidding for the auction. Buyers are relying solely on their investigations and inspections, and not any representations made by the Sellers, Auctioneers, their licensees, employees and agents or descriptions posted online. The Buyers hereby waive any and all further inspections. The Buyers fully agree and understand that they are purchasing each and every item and lot in an 'As-Is'-'Where-Is' condition, with all faults. The Sellers, Auctioneers, their licensees, employees, and agents, make no representations, guarantees or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise of any nature whatsoever. Any payment accepted late shall incur a twenty-five percent (25%) surcharge on the full amount invoice. ALL CREDIT CARDS that do not process within 24 hours of the closing of the sale will result in a $20 non-compliance fee. All items and lots are sold on an 'AS-IS', 'WHERE IS' basis 'WITHOUT EXCEPTION' with no warranty of any type expressed or implied as to the merchantability or condition for any particular purpose of any goods offered in this sale. Auctioneer and Seller expressly and specifically disclaim, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Removal is at the Buyer's sole obligation, risk, and expense. No sale will be invalidated by reason of any defect or inaccuracy in any of the items or lots by reason of their being incorrectly described orally or written, invoiced or cataloged, and no liability will be borne by the Auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents in respect to any such faults or errors. All marketing and information is prepared only as a guide and not offered as completely accurate, nor does it give the Buyers all of the information on the item or lot. There shall be no guarantees or warranties, expressed or implied, statutory, or otherwise of any nature whatsoever. Buyers must accept items or lots in spite of any defects or conditions, known or unknown, visible or not visible, and therefore Buyers do by these presents remise, release, acquit, quit claim and forever discharge the Sellers, Auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents from any and all claims now and in the future. All sales are final. No bids can be withdrawn during or after the auction for any reason. Buyer understands that these terms as well as all other terms and conditions can only be amended or revised in writing and signed by the Auctioneer. Buyer understands that any description given is not guaranteed, and Buyer will rely entirely on their own inspection and/or investigations. All information and descriptions contained in advertising are believed correct, but no responsibility is assumed by Auctioneers or Seller for any errors or omissions. Shipping may be offered for certain sales on select items ONLY. Mason’s Auction Services will deliver your won lots to "Goin Postal Shippers" located at 80 Retail Commons PKWY STE 3 Martinsburg, WV. Buyer will need to contact "Goin Postal" at 304-267-6600 to arrange packaging and shipping options at BUYERS COST. Mason’s Auction Services has NO responsibility for your items once they are at the shipper; the buyer is choosing this method and has purchased the item as-is. "Goin Postal" is a qualified professional shipper who will work with you to arrange shipping at the best possible rates via FEDEX, USPS, DHL & more. They are happy to help & easy to work with. NOTICE-Once your items are at "Goin Postal", Mason’s Auction Services can no longer assist you with your items; YOU, the buyer, are responsible for contacting/dealing with & paying "Goin Postal"! Call us with any questions or to clarify anything shipping related BEFORE you bid. Once your items are at the shippers we can no longer assist you with those won item(s) in any way. Any arrangement made with Goin' Postal is solely between you (buyer) and them (Goin Postal Shippers). Veterans Auction Service has no affiliation with Goin' Postal nor does Veterans Auction Service have any responsibility/control for your items being shipped. Any & all shipping questions/concerns/claims/problems/damage or otherwise must be made with Goin' Postal. If you would like shipping of any items not labeled as such; it would have to be through a 3rd party shipper who will have to pick up your items at the scheduled time & location. We are happy to work with your own shipper or moving company if need be; have your shipper contact me. Pickup by 3rd party shipping will be BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! NO EXCEPTIONS! Large items & furniture are heavy , you MUST bring people to help you lift and carry all items. We will not have staff to help with furniture at this sale. You must contact (call, text, email) us prior to pickup unless stated otherwise. All purchases must be removed from the auction site without damaging any property and within the posted time frame allotted. Removal is at the Buyer's sole obligation, cost and risk, and only in a manner approved by the Auctioneers. All costs, responsibility and risk of such removal shall be borne by Buyer and, in every case; Buyer will use prudence and care in such removal. In the event the Buyer fails to pay the whole of the purchase price, fails to remove all purchased items and lots, or comply with any other condition herein contained or agreed to, the deposit shall be forfeited to the Auctioneer and the Auctioneer shall retain a possessory lien on all items or lots of the Buyer. The auction deposit and any payment made by the Buyer shall be retained by the Auctioneers for application against such deficiency. The Buyer agrees that the Auctioneer and/or Seller may retain all monies received pursuant to any such resale and apply that money toward any deficiency without further notice. If for any reason, the Buyers fail to remove any item or lot within the specified time, the item or lot will be deemed abandoned and the Auctioneer shall have the right but not the obligation, at their sole discretion to resell, discard or remove and store the items or lots at the Buyers' sole risk and expense, without any notice to Buyer and without waiving any rights that Mason’s Auction Services or Seller may have against Buyer. Buyers understand that they will lose any right, title or interest the Buyers may have acquired and the item or lot shall revert and repossess to the Seller or Auctioneer without any further notice to the Buyers. The Buyer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Auctioneer and Seller from any and all damages, claims or liabilities from any and all injuries to persons or property of any type whatsoever caused by the Buyer, their agents, employees or contractors during the viewing and/or removal, as to the use or operation while inspecting the items or lots, and as to the use or operation surrounding the removal of purchased items or lots, and as to any environmental situations created by the Buyer. No purchases may be removed from the auction site until said purchases are paid for in full. Items and lots become the complete and sole responsibility of the Buyers for the care, custody, and protection immediately upon the online auction system closing the bidding or in a customary manner changes ownership. It shall be the responsibility of the Buyers to insure their purchases immediately. The Auctioneers, licensees, employees, and agents assume no responsibility for any missing or damaged items or lots and are specifically not acting as the Buyer's security agent. On a case by case basis and at the Seller's or Auctioneer's discretion, the Seller or Auctioneer may grant a Buyer a removal extension. The Auctioneer and Seller shall in no event be liable to the Buyer for non-delivery (bill of sale - transfer of ownership) of any items or lots for any reason whatsoever except for the return to the Buyer of the deposit or other sums paid for such non-delivered items. This non-delivery period extends from the fall of the hammer until the time allotted for the removal process concludes. In no event will the Auctioneer's or Seller's liability to the Bidder exceed the amount actually paid by the Buyer. The Buyer hereby acknowledges and agrees that the Auctioneer and Seller shall not be liable for special, consequential, or incidental damages. The Buyers shall have no further claim or recourse against Sellers, Auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents. Delivery in this section refers to the transfer of ownership and not the physical delivery of an item or lot to the Buyer or their address. In the event any item/s or lot/s are not available for Buyer removal (for any reason), the Buyer will be reimbursed any monies paid on those item/s and/or lot/s only, and the balance of the purchases must be paid for in-full and removed in the proper time frame. The lack of delivery on any part of the Buyers purchase does not nullify the remainder of the purchase. Buyer will proceed in accordance with all terms and conditions posted herein, including any addendum/s and/or attachment/s made to these terms and conditions. In no event will the Auctioneer's or Seller's liability to the Bidder exceed the amount actually paid by the Buyer. The Buyers shall have no further claim or recourse against Sellers, Auctioneers, licensees, employees, and agents. Auctioneers reserve the right before, or during the auction, to withdraw from the auction any of the items or lots listed or to sell at this auction items or lots not previously listed. Auctioneers also reserve the right to group and regroup items and lots, or separate items and lots, or parts of a lot as deemed necessary by the Auctioneers. Auctioneers reserve the right to sell all items and lots listed in bulk or to sell any and all items or lots prior to the auction. All items and lots are subject to prior sale and cancellation. Auctioneer and Seller reserve the right to augment the auction with items from additional Sellers. These items and lots may be interspersed and not specifically identified throughout the auction. Persons attending during viewing and/or removal of items and lots, assume all risks of damage of or loss to person and property and specifically assume all risks by reason of any defect in or condition of the premises on which the viewing and/or removal is held. Auctioneers, licensees, employees, agents and/or Sellers are not responsible for accidents or theft, personal or physical, on the premises or in coming or going, to and from the viewing and/or removal. All persons in attendance during viewing and/or removal shall exercise proper precautions at all times for the protection of persons and property and shall comply with all safety and health requirements as directed by the Auctioneers, and federal, state and local regulations. Buyer specifically releases Auctioneers, licensees, employees, and agents from any and all liability thereof. Disclaimer-You expressly agree that the use of this Website is at your sole risk, responsibility and obligation. Mason’s Auction Services, its affiliates, nor any of their officers, directors, licensees, employees, agents, third-party content providers, or licensors, or the like, warrant that this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this site, or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, security, or currency of the Site. Site may contain errors, omissions, inaccuracies, or outdated information. Auctioneer/Provider may make any other changes to this Site at any time without notice. Auctioneer/Provider will make reasonable, commercial efforts to make the Site available at all times, however, Auctioneer/Provider is not responsible for any service interruptions, including, but not limited to, interruptions that may affect aspects of the sale. Quantities and descriptions are believed to be correct, there are no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and the Auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents will not be held responsible for advertising discrepancies, inaccuracies or failure of the merchandise to correspond with any standard and/or expectation. No item or lot shall be sold or deemed to be sold by description. A Buyer shall not be entitled to rely on any representations made either in writing or orally, by or on behalf of, the Sellers, Auctioneers, licensees, employees, and agents. All descriptions are believed to be accurate, but such information is given by way of identification only and no warranty, condition or guarantee is given or is to be implied as to the accuracy of such descriptions. Auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents, will not be responsible for any damage or loss, consequential or otherwise, arising as a result of any inaccuracy in respect thereof. Announcements and postings sale day shall take precedence over any advertising or pre-auction material. In the event of a dispute with one or more users, you release Auctioneers/Provider (and our officers, directors, licensees, agents, subsidiaries, employees, and parent companies) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. If any dispute arises as to any bidding between two or more Bidders or as to an item or lot, etcetera, the Auctioneers at their sole discretion, may immediately put the disputed lot online again for auction or declare the Buyer by decision. The actions and decisions of the Auctioneer shall be binding, final and absolute. Should a dispute arise after the auction, the Auctioneers sales/electronic record will be deemed as final and absolute. In no instance will a dispute be recognized once the item or lot has been removed from the premises. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you release Auctioneers/Provider (and our officers, directors, licensees, agents, subsidiaries, employees, and parent companies) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. If any dispute arises as to any bidding between two or more Bidders or as to an item or lot, etcetera, the Auctioneers at their sole discretion, may immediately put the disputed lot online again for auction or declare the Buyer by decision. The actions and decisions of the Auctioneer shall be binding, final and absolute. Should a dispute arise after the auction, the Auctioneers sales/electronic record will be deemed as final and absolute. In no instance will a dispute be recognized once the item or lot has been removed from the site.
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