Terms of Use


Company Information

Bid on This Ltd “Bid on This” carries on business with bidders and buyers with a sale on the following General Conditions and on such other terms, conditions and notices as may be set out or referred to herein.

For the purposes of these terms Bid on This shall mean Bid on This Ltd (a company registered in England & Wales with company number 08445633 with its registered office at 27 Queensdale Place, London, W11 4SQ.

Please read these Bidder Terms carefully before you start to use the website and/or the vendor site in order to receive the online auction services. By using the website in order to receive the online auction services you indicate that you accept these Buyer Terms (including on behalf of your Business (as defined below) if relevant) and that you and your Business (if relevant) agree to abide by them. As the Services are made available to you online from the moment you register and agree to the Bidder Terms you are reminded that if you are a consumer you have no right of cancellation under the Distance Selling Directive (Directive 97/7/EC) and any related UK or other laws. If you do not agree, please refrain from using the website and/or vendor site to receive the online auction services.

General Terms

It is understood that Bid on This acts as agent of the Vendor only.  Any contract for the sale of an item will be formed between the Vendor and the Buyer.

It is understood that any estimate provided shall be an opinion, provided by the Vendor and is not an undertaking, warranty or representation of any kind and will not have any legal effect.

It is understood that by accessing bidonthis.co.uk, or any of the group websites, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, which constitute a legally binding contract between you (defined in these terms as a “Buyer”) and BidonThis Ltd.

Bid on This cannot guarantee that the internet services will operate continuously or without interruptions and this could affect the conduct of the Online Auction and the Buyers ability to Bid online. The Company shall not be liable in any respect in the event of any dispute due to errors, omissions or disruptions to internet services or power failures or any other unforeseen circumstances which may occur during the Online Auction.

These Terms are subject to change. Bid on This reserves the right to amend them at any time. Notification of this amendment shall be effected by posting the new terms and conditions on the Website, the SELFService Site and/ or notifying Bidder Users by email.

Buyers agree to indemnify Bid on This against any claim action, or right against Bid on This that arises through your act, omission or breach of the Bidder Terms.

Bidding

Buyers accept full liability for all bids submitted via their Bid on This account.

Buyers are deemed to act as principals unless there is a written prior acknowledgement by Bid on This that a Buyer is acting as an agent for a named principal.

Bid on This are not in control of the information made available by Vendors which you access via the Services. Bid on This cannot therefore make any representations, warranties or guarantees in connection with what the Vendor may offer for sale through the Services or otherwise. Bid on This do not charge the Buyer, for your use of the Services. We are paid by Vendors to act as agent for the sale to potential bidders.

Each Vendor will provide their own commission rate and details on item/s location, sale and delivery/collection. It is the responsibility of the buyer to examine these since they form part of the agreement with the vendor. Where any extra information/terms are provided, and there is conflict, the terms of Bid on This shall prevail.

When placing a bid, the Buyer is entering a contractual agreement with the Vendor to purchase the goods for up to the maximum ‘Bid’ price provided. The Buyer agrees by entering a maximum bid they are authorising Bid on This to execute a bid for any increment up to and including that amount.

Any Auction Sale is auto bid extension enabled meaning that where a Bid is placed the scheduled close of the timed Online Auction will automatically be extended by any time length deemed reasonable by Bid on This. This can occur indefinitely at the discretion of Bid on This.

Bid on This may at any time, without notice, postpone or cancel an Auction or extend an Auction beyond the published closing time (including extension of the timed Online Auction in accordance with General Conditions above)

In the event that the Vendor unknowingly sells a Lot that was not eligible for Sale (i.e. there is a third party interest that comes to light) then the Vendor acting through Bid on This, shall be entitled to immediately rescind that Sale without any further liability to the Vendor, Bid on This and/or Buyer.

Bid on This may collect certain personal data (including Bidder User’s address, contact number and email address) from Buyers on behalf of the Vendors and the Buyer agrees that Bid on This is entitled to pass this information to the Vendor concerned.

Sale and Payment

It is understood that Bid on This acts as agent of the Vendor only.  Any contract for the sale of an item will be formed between the Vendor and the Buyer.

The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that Bid on This has contracted a third party payment processor to manage the storage of Bidder Users’ payment details and process payment as appropriate to enable payments to Vendor. The Buyer’s payment details will be stored in a PCI compliant manner by the third party payment processor and Bid on This can process payment, Deposit(s) and refunds via the third party payment processor. Such third party payment processors are obligated to protect the security and confidentiality of the Bidder User’s information.

In completing the bidder registration and providing debit/credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed the Buyer (i) authorises Bid on This to charge the debit/credit card given in part or full payment for goods, including all Bid on This Agent fees and credit cards fees for items successfully purchased at auction via the Website (or the Vendor Site), and (ii) warrants and represents that they are authorised to provide these debit/credit card details through the Website (or the Vendor Site).

Following payment, all responsibility for the provision of Goods lies with the Vendor. Bid on This will provide all details and information where available for both parties to facilitate receipt of goods, but provides no post sale Quality Assurance or delivery service. The buyer shall indemnify Bid on This for any contractual issues or costs resulting from the sale of items via their website/s.

It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that all delivery/collection details are confirmed. Where delivery has been paid for it will be assumed the main details provided will be the shipment address unless alternatives are provided, and acknowledged.

In the event the lot is labelled as ‘For Collection’. It is the sole responsibility of the Buyer to ensure they arrange with the Vendor to collect the goods. It is also their responsibility to ensure they review any terms or extra costs for storage involved for delayed/non-collection. The buyer gives permission for the vendor to bill them directly for all costs incurred as per the contract at a later date.

Restrictions

Bid on This reserve the right to change, modify or remove all and/or any of the Services at any time (with or without notice to the Buyer) and without reason.

Bid on This and/or any Vendor may terminate, restrict and/or refuse the Buyer’s use of the Website, the Vendor Site and/or the Services and/or remove or alter any content at any time and for any reason.

Those under 18 (eighteen) years of age are not permitted to access the Website, the Vendor Site and/or the Services.

Those who have been barred, refused or suspended by Bid on This or any Vendor are not permitted to access the Website, the Vendor and/or receive the Services.

Those who access the Website, the Vendor Site and/or receive the Services on behalf of their business, warrant that they have authority to bind that business.

Liabilities

The Bidder accepts that access to Bid on This’ Services (whether the Website, via the Auctioneer Site (if applicable) or the Services or access to a particular lot) may be withdrawn at any time. The Website, the Auctioneer Site (if applicable) and the Services may be interrupted and provision of the Website, the Auctioneer Site (if applicable) and the Services is not guaranteed. Bidder Users must make alternative provision for making bids prior to the sale (for example by telephone) and must not rely on and are not entitled to rely on Bid on This’ Services (whether the Website or the Services) or the use of the Auctioneer Site to make bids. Such Services and sites may not be continuous and may be interrupted by factors within or outside Bid on This’ control

Bid on This shall have no liability where a bid fails to be received by the Auctioneer or is delayed, or where the bid is made in error for whatever reason. Bid on This is under no obligation to correct erroneous bids or to resubmit bids which were lost in transmission or otherwise not received by the Auctioneer.

The Bidder accepts that Bid on This’ liability is limited to the fullest extent available in law. The Bidder releases Bid on This from all liability to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Bid on This shall not be liable for the following (but not limited to); negligence, consequential damage, special, indirect and direct losses, loss of reputation, good will, contract, profits, revenues and (to the fullest extent permitted by law) all other losses arising out of or in connection with this agreement with the Bidder User.

Under no circumstances are Bid on This liable for the Auctioneer Site or the acts or omissions of the Auctioneer with whom the Bidder contracts or with whom Bid on This link or facilitate communication with the Bidder User.

The Bidder agrees to pursue any dispute, claim, action or right against any Auctioneer independently and without recourse to Bid on This. The Bidder User agrees to release Bid on This from all and any liability for any dispute, claim, action or right in any way associated with the Bidder’s use of the Website, the Auctioneer Site and the Services.

The Bidder will be responsible for any losses or damages suffered or incurred by Bid on This in respect of any inaccuracy of the Bidder’s data due to incorrect input of data by the Bidder User and the Bidder shall indemnify Bid on This against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses (including direct, indirect and consequential losses, loss of profit, loss of reputation and all interest, penalties and other reasonable professional costs) suffered or incurred by Bid on This arising out of such inaccuracy of data.

Where, notwithstanding the above, liability is found against Bid on This for any reason under or in connection with these Bidder Terms, the Auctioneer Site or the provision of the Website and/or the Services (whether in negligence, breach of contract, breach of statutory duty or otherwise), Bid on This’ aggregate liability in any calendar year in aggregate for all claims in respect of any Bidder User shall be limited to £100 (“Bidder Cap“) per Bidder.

The Bidder User agrees to indemnify Bid on This to the fullest extent available in law where any claim, action or right against Bid on This arises through the Bidder User’s act or omission or breach of any of these terms and conditions. The Bidder accepts and agrees that Bid on This may in such circumstances take action against the Bidder or seek to join the Bidder to such a claim.

The exclusions and limitations of liability in these terms and conditions shall also be for the benefit of Bid on This’ affiliates and subcontractors.

Nothing in these Bidder Terms shall operate to exclude or limit a party’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for its fraud.