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You agree to be bound and abide by the terms and conditions detailed below. These are brought to your attention at the point of registration for bidding at each sale (or on the other sale site pages). You are advised to read them carefully and only register if you agree with them. Pole2Pole Magazine Limited are also a Auctioneer that hold sales. We do not hold preview days only on the site allowing bidders the opportunity to view the goods offered prior to bidding. We remind you that if you are a consumer you have no right of cancellation under the Distance Selling Directive (Directive 97/7/EC). The implied terms of The Sale of Goods Act do not apply to Auction Sales of Second hand goods. The Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002). If you do not agree to these, please do not use this site.
For the purposes of these terms we will use the following glossary:
“Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction/Service T/S Pole2Pole Magazine Limited the Company that owns and operates the wwwpole2polemagazine.com website.
“Website” refers to www.pole2polemagazine.com
“Auctioneer” means the traditional Auctioneer who has listed their catalogue as the Auction.
“Timed Auction” means an automatic auction that takes place online and will describe the lots, list them on the “Website” and deal with all pre and post-sale enquiries. Bids are placed and accepted without the auctioneer calling the bids. Each auction shall have an end time and to prevent “bid sniping” the end time will automatically be extended. The highest bid to be the winning bid. The auctioneer may reduce the reserve (auctioneers discretion) at any given time and the highest bid at this time will be the winning bid.
“Bidder” means anyone using the www.pole2polemagazine.com website whether registered to do so or is merely browsing the site.
“Live Bidding not available” Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction provides a means of online communication between the Auctioneer and Bidder.
Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction has developed a portal website that allows Bidders to participate in a real auction in real time without having to attend the sale in person. The auction is broadcast via the internet and the bidder is given the opportunity to bid by clicking a bid button.
Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction is not involved in any Partnership, franchise or joint venture with any Auctioneer or any other party. Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction is not a party to any transaction or contract for any reason.
Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auctioneer has its own Terms and Conditions and these may differ from one Auctioneer to another. The Bidder agrees to the terms and conditions of the Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auctioneer.
Where the Bidder chooses the Registration is free:
Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction does not charge Bidders for accessing the Website or using the Services. The Auctioneer does not charge the Bidder any percentage surcharge of the hammer price for successful Autobids. There are no charges for absentee bids. In the event of the void failing the payment will still never be taken from the card. Some card issuers may show this transaction temporarily on the card statement, if this is the case the transaction may take several days to disappear from the card statement.
The Bidder must register with Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction in order to use the Website.
The Bidder must then register for each auction sale they intend to bid on. The Bidder must provide up to date correct information. The Bidder authorises Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction to pass on to any information provided as part of the registration process. The bidder authorises Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auctioneer to take payment in full from the card provided.
The Auctioneer may approve or decline a Bidder at his discretion and is not obliged to disclose reasons for declining a Bidder. Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction reserves the right to refuse and or cancel a registration for any reason.
The Bidder agrees to not disclose details of their account to any third party or share account details with any other party. The bidder accepts that all activity conducted via their account will be the liability of the Bidder account holder.
If the Bidder believes that there has been any breach of security such as the disclosure, theft or unauthorised use of the Bidder login or account details, the Bidder must immediately notify Pole2Pole Magazine Limited by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If the Bidder wants to change their registration method, they may do so as long as they request the change at least 24 hours before the auction is due to start and they have not placed any bids.
The Bidding Process
All Bids are final and legally binding in accordance with British Law.
Before bidding the Bidder should satisfy himself/herself the item they are bidding on is what they think it is. Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction accepts no responsibility for the description, authenticity, attribution, genuineness, origin, provenance, authorship, date, age, period, quality, condition, fitness for purpose or legality of any lot offered.
The auto bidding console is operated by the Auctioneer as the sale happens. This relies on the accuracy, and the patience of the Auctioneer to accept bids from the console as they are relayed to the Auctioneer. We ask all Bidder’s to bid early and quickly in order to avoid missed bids. Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction accepts no responsibility for the failure or non-acceptance of bids as the Auctioneer for whatever reason.
The bidder agrees that we use a third party payment processor to process and manage the storage of payments details, in a PCI compliant manner, allowing certain data to be passed on to allow payments to be taken by auctioneer. The third party payment processor and Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction are committed to protecting the users’ information. By adding a card to your account you agree to Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction securely passing on your details to our payment processor for storage and then allowing use of these details for the sale. All other information is securely stored by the payment processor. Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction does not store card details.
Payment for Won Lots
This is a matter for the Bidder and the Auctioneer. The Bidder agrees to pay the Auctioneer for the won lots. In the event that the Bidder fails to pay for successful bids and Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction receives a complaint of the same, the Bidder authorises Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction to inform all Bidder’s.
Shipping of Won Lots. This is a matter for the Bidder and the Auctioneer. Please refer to the Shipping policy.
Refund and Cancellation. Any lot won are non-refundable.
Limitations of service and Liability
The Bidder accepts that the website may encounter technical difficulties beyond the control of Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction and the service may be withdrawn at any time. Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction accepts no liability for loss of service outside its reasonable control including internet failures, subcontractors IT systems, and telecoms failures. The Bidder is advised to make alternative provision for bidding should this occur.
The Bidder accepts that the auto BIdding Console is subject to small delay, due to the technoology it utilises, in comparising with the actual and should not be used as a prompt to Bid.
Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction accepts no responsibility for the service and cannot make any guarantees that the service will be uninterrupted.
Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction does not warrant that the Website is free of viruses or anything else that may contaminate or be destructive and therefore the Bidder accepts that Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction does not provide protection of the Bidder’s system against potential threats or damage.
Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction relies on the content and Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction accepts no responsibility for the inclusion of any information, language or content or any detrimental effect it may have.
Copyright and Website Protection
The Bidder will not cause Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction any loss, damage or liability whatsoever. The Bidder will not copy, modify or publicly display content of the website, make a derivative product or cause any burden or unreasonable demand on the website. The Bidder will not use any offensive, defamatory, illegal or controversial language when using the Website or act in a manner that will cause harm to Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction.
The “Price Guide” is provided with no guarantee of accuracy of hammer prices. The hammer prices published are provided by the Auctioneer during a auction and do not always reflect unsold lots.
These terms and conditions are subject to change. Pole2Pole Magazine Limited Auction 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. Latest Update 25 December 2020.