Terms and Conditions and Important Auction Lots Information:
1. Information about us:
We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 11655879 and our registered and trading address is at Unit 5A, Bedgebury Business PArk, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Kent. TN17 2QZ. The best way to contact us is by email at email@example.com. Our VAT number is (to be filled when we are notified).
2. Your use of the Website:
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You agree not to interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of our Website, any equipment or network on which our Website is stored; or any software used in the provision of our Website.
You are responsible for making all arrangements for you to have access to our Website.
If we determine that a breach of these terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, including immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website; further legal action against you; and/or disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website:
a) in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
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e) to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware; or
f) if you are a business user, you may not hold yourself out to be selling as a consumer or post a review posing as a consumer.
3. Your account and password:
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party or allow any third party to use your account.
We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any provision of these terms.
When creating an account on our online services you may not impersonate individuals, groups, or organisations in a manner that is intended to or does mislead, confuse, or deceive us.
4. Intellectual property rights:
We own (or license) all intellectual property rights in our Website and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You are permitted to print off copies and download extracts from our Website for your own personal use provided that you do not modify copies in any way. You may draw the attention of others to material posted on our Website. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with this clause for any purpose is prohibited.
If you upload any copyright protected material (including photographs) to our Website, it is your responsibility to obtain the permission of the copyright owner.
5. Our Website changes regularly
The main purpose of our Website is to provide advertising services and share commentary on products from time to time and we usually update our Website on a daily basis. Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update that material. We do not guarantee that our Website will be available 24/7, or that any content on it will be free from errors or omissions.
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend our Website or parts of it without notice.
6. Our liability
Suggestions, information, opinions and advice contained on our Website are provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy and for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. Any views submitted by our Website users do not necessary reflect our views and opinions.
Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence (or that of our employees, agents or directors); or fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or any liability which may not be limited or excluded by law.
To the extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:
a) all conditions, warranties, representations and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
b) all liability for any claim, loss, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever (whether such claims, loss, demands or damages were foreseeable, known or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with the use of our Website or the information, content or materials included on this Website and any communication sent to you by us or any communication sent to us by you via the internet.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
7. Your comments and contributions
You are invited to submit questions on a lot and contributions to our content. If you contribute content to our Website, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to publish and use all your material in any way at any time on our Website and for marketing purposes. You shall remain the owner of the copyright in any submitted material. You also agree to indemnify us from any and all claims and liabilities (including legal fees) which arise from your contribution to our Website.
We may, but are not obliged to, publish any questions you submit to us and our response to such questions. Any responses made by us to any questions are made in good faith based on our knowledge at the time of answering such questions.
Any content you upload or submit to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, amend, adapt, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose. We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded to our Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property, or of their right to privacy.
Contributions must not:
Contain any material which is defamatory of any individual person or persons, religion, race or sexual orientation.
Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory
Promote sexually explicit material
Discrimination based on race, sex, religion, colour of skin, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age
Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person
Be likely to deceive any person
Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence
Promote any illegal activity
Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety
Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person
Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
Give the impression that they have been sent from us, if this is not the case
Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
8. Linking to our Website
You may link to our Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in a way which suggests any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
9. Links from our Website
Where our Website contains links to other sites and online resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information and interest only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Your use of third-party websites and resources is at your own risk.
10. Jurisdiction and applicable law
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Website although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England.
12. Your concerns
If you have any concerns about the material which appears on our Website or you wish to make use of content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or by using any methods detailed on our “contact us” page.
Bidders / Buyers - Before you bid Please Be Aware of the Following:
There are charges on top of the hammer price you see on each item:
• All Lots are subject to 18.5% + VAT Buyers Premium on top of the hammer price with a minimum buyers premium charge of £1.25 + VAT per Lot
• Please note that any lots purchased via easyliveauction.com live auction service will be subject to an additional 3% commission charge + VAT at the rate imposed on the hammer price or no commission for the internet bidding if the ‘Flat Fee’ has been chosen at registration. There is also an internet usage charge made by EasyLive.
• All lots purchased on liveauctioneers.com or any other third-party auction sales portal are subject to an additional 3% + VAT Internet surcharge. So total Buyers premium when items are ‘won’ using one of these portals will be 21% + vat
Please note that Nortrad Auctions` commission and any taxes will be payable on all successful bids. All payments must be made online. We will, where possible, combine postage costs.
No deposit is required to register for any of our auctions. Easyliveauction.com have 2 options for registration, please view their website for further information.
All lots are “sold as seen” and any description is to be used as a guide and not as being completely correct and unless otherwise stated it must not be assumed, they are brand new and or working.
All images, unless stated, are of the item to be auctioned.
All online auctions are to be considered as ‘Online Payments Only’ auctions, unless otherwise stated. All items won must be paid for in full prior to either the item being sent out or collection can be made, this includes any postage/courier fee.
Nortrad Auctions sell items in complete good faith and any reference to any brand, manufacturer and/or store name is in good faith and belief that these items are as described, however, unless authentication has been proved, No Brand Names, Manufacturers Names and/or Store Names are to be advertised, mentioned or referred to in the resale of any goods and items purchased from Nortrad Auctions. Any person known to be doing so will be immediately suspended from bidding, without exception.
Any collections, that buyers wish to arrange via third party courier companies is acceptable but only with written confirmation from the bidder. Nortrad Auctions cannot be held responsible for any item being released with the use of fake or false ID or confirmation. We will always telephone the winning bidder to confirm they give permission for their winning items to be picked up by a third-party courier. The buyer must inform Nortrad Auctions office as soon as collection by third party courier collection is arranged.
None payment of any items will result in account suspension. On very rare occasions Nortrad Auctions will accept cash payment on collection at our office, however, this will usually be with established customers who have a proven payment track record. We accept cash and all major debit & credit cards (Except Amex), or you can pay online through our secure payment facility.
When collecting your winning items, we will bring the items to the collection point and assist with the loading into your vehicle, however, it is your responsibility to make sure the item/s are loaded into your vehicle safely and no damage can be passed onto Nortrad Auctions that occurs during the loading procedure. (Please note our social distancing process during this current Covid-19 virus pandemic as this will assist with the safety of our staff and our customers. No deviation from our procedures will be tolerated).
Please check all goods upon collection, as once items leave our premises, we will be unable to offer any refund or concession for any reason.
For any deliveries carried out by Nortrad Auctions, any discrepancies must be pointed out to the driver at the point of delivery and any postal discrepancies must be reported by email within 48 hours of the package being received. Failure to comply with either of these discrepancy outlines, Nortrad Auctions shall have no responsibility for the item and no return or refund will be given.
We may, from time to time, auction off items that are classed as, ‘Unprocessed’. These will be treated as unprocessed Raw Returns Sale items, please note Unprocessed Raw Return means that we at Nortrad Auctions have not checked the stock in any way, the items have come direct from the vendors customer return department and there is a chance that parts may be missing or badly damaged. We only guarantee that the item listed corresponds with the product we sell and make no claim to functionality. Items within these auctions maybe faulty, damaged or missing parts. Any unprocessed raw return item/s will be clearly shown and advertised as this so that bidders will be well aware of what they are bidding on. If bidders are in doubt of what they are bidding on and the condition, we recommend an appointment is made to view the item prior to the commencement of the auction.
With regard to any unprocessed raw returns item/s, unless stated otherwise on the lots condition report (found on the lot details page), the item is unchecked and untested by us therefore we take no responsibility in the condition the products are in.
Condition reports are outlined within the item’s description on all items and unless stated otherwise all items are to be considered as NOT unprocessed raw returns.
All items won will need to be paid for immediately upon receipt of an invoice from us, or within 48 hours maximum. Once payment has been made, items that postage has been paid for will be sent within 96 hours of payment clearing. Large Items that are being collected must be paid for and collected within 48 hours from the end of sale and receipt of invoice. Failure to do so will incur a £10 per day storage fee. Any items left in the collection area for more than 72 hours following the end of the collection deadline will be re-listed to cover storage fees.
Please note we do not allow children on our premises.
Nortrad Auctions, own website auctions, Hammer price will have an additional 20% + VAT added per item
Nortrad Auctions sales, conducted via EasyLiveAuction.com, hammer price will have an additional 21% + VAT added per item
Postage or Courier fee will be added, postage will start at £3 per item and will depend on the size, weight and amount of items being posted.
Postage will be calculated at Royal Mail / Parcel Force Tracked and Signed For rates
Nortrad Auctions Courier rates for Mainland UK deliveries only are:
London / Kent – £45 for the first item and an additional £15 for each additional item delivered to the same address.
Midlands and North England – £65 for the first item and an additional £25 for each additional item delivered to the same address.
South West England and Wales – £75 for the first item and an additional £25 for each additional item delivered to the same address.
Scotland – £85 for the first item and an additional £35 for each additional item delivered to the same address.
Sellers – Please be aware of the following:
To offer items for sale via auction with Nortrad Auctions is very simple. Please contact us to arrange for a convenient time for you to bring along what you would like to enter. We will discuss with you the suitability of any items you wish to offer. We are very flexible with regard to the items we are happy to accept, however, there are some exceptions, for example: we do not accept any Firearms that is still ‘active’, Live Stock, Ivory, unless it can be proven to be pre 1947. There are other items which we may not take due to the sensitivity of the item to any current or past events that have taken place.
Any item that has a brand name, we will only sell as genuine with the correct and proper documentation, otherwise it will be sold as ‘in the style of’, we also hold the right to refuse any item without any explanation given.
Sellers fee / commission is charged to sellers and calculated on a per Lot basis and are as follows:
Our sellers commission rate is 15% of the hammer price. The minimum commission is £5.00 with no charge for unsold lots. All charges are subject to VAT at the current rate.
Nortrad Auctions In-House Packing and Posting Outlined:
Even though we try to package and post items as well as possible and as swiftly as possible usually, during the current Covid-19 pandemic, all deliveries may take up to 3 weeks, after receipt of payment, for delivery, this is due to only 1 member of staff undertaking this duty and delays with postal and courier companies.
Nortrad Auctions and its staff members can nor will be held responsible for any damage to any items that are sent via postal or courier companies. All items are sent uninsured and at the buyers total risk.
There is a packing charge of between £3 & £5 per invoice.
PLEASE ARRANGE COLLECTION OF ANY WON ITEMS ONCE PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE.
If buyers would prefer a professional packing and postal service please contact:
Warren at Mail Boxes etc on 01227 464161 for a quotation. Or email them at email@example.com