Internet bidding terms and conditions

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WE HAVE MADE AN EFORT TO KEEP THEM CLEAR AND SIMPLE, THEY CONTAIN MUCH USEFUL INFORMATION ON WHAT TO EXPECT WITH INTERNET BIDDING.

1.  INTERNET DIFICULTIES.  The Internet is prone to slow downs and outages and so Statewide Auctions and Interbid wishes to warn users that it may not be possible to bid over the Internet at an auction. Bidders are advised to place bids as early as possible and to use the bid stack to place a limit in advance of the auction of a lot and have the system bid for you.

2.  AUCTION INFORMATION.  Intending bidders need to be aware of the information about the auction available at https://www.statewideauctioneers.com.au/ web site, including auction times, Buyers premium, any other charges and times for inspection and collection of goods.

3.  FAULTS AND MIDESCRIPTION RULE.   All lots are sold as they are, and the sale shall not be invalidated by reason of any defect or faults in any of the lots by reason of, any of the lots being incorrectly described in the catalogue or elsewhere, or missing parts or quantities, and neither the sellers nor the Auctioneer shall pay compensation in respect of any faults or errors of description, parts or quantities.

4.  AUCTIONEERS DISCRETION.  The Auctioneers decision is final and there will be no negotiation after the fall of the hammer. The auctioneer has total discretion in choosing to accept a bid from the Internet or from the floor and may, without giving any reason, refuse to accept the bidding of any person or persons. Where the value of a lot is well known, it can be very important who gets the bid in at the expected sale price and very frustrating for live or Internet bidders when they consistently miss out. Because bid limits are kept secret even placing a limit well ahead of time does not improve a bidders chances of being selected for key bids. If you can, its always best to attend the auctions in person.

5.  TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP.  Goods become the responsibility of the purchaser after the fall of the hammer, however cannot be removed until payment is made and a receipt is show to a Statewide Auctioneers staff member. Online Internet bidders are required to contact our office to process payment and provide instructions for collection, storage or delivery as soon as possible after winning bids at auction. Purchases must be completed and goods removed within two working days of sale.

6.  JURISDICTION.  This site is governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia.

7.  ACCEPTANCE.  By accepting these terms and conditions and bidding online you warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and able to enter a legally binding contract, that you will be financially responsible for your use of the Interbid auction system and that you will be responsible for any usage by minors or any other party of these auction services under your name or account. So Please guard your password like you would a pin number on a bank account and do not leave your computer unattended while logged into the system. By accepting these terms and conditions you give permission to Statewide Auctioneers to use the supplied address and other details for verification purposes and to contact you regarding upcoming auction activity.

READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE AUCTION SYSTEM. BY SELECTING THE "ACCEPT" BUTTON BELOW, YOU AGREE TO ALL THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, SELECT THE "DECLINE" BUTTON.