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Gatewayonlineauctions.com conducts auction services via online bidding to You (The Bidder), subject to the following Terms and Conditions, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the Terms and Condition of this auction at anytime via our current online auction website. In addition, when using any of our services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines, rules, and/or policies and procedures applicable to such services, which may be revised from time to time. All such items are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms and Conditions of each auction.

BY ACCESSING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT, WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION, ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS SITE USER AGREEMENT. All registration information The Bidder provides to gatewayonlineauctions.com shall be current, complete, and accurate. The Bidder agrees to not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of any transaction being conducted on and during the auction sale. In order to participate and bid in this Auction event, you, The Bidder, must read and accept all of the Terms and Conditions of this auction completely, including Terms and Conditions of each individual Auction. Once you place a bid, you are electronically signing and consenting that you have read and accepted all of the Terms and Conditions set forth in this agreement completely, and without exception. By placing any bid on any item(s), you are entering into a legally binding and irrevocable contract with gatewayonlineauctions.com to purchase the particular item(s) in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of each Auction.

Gateway Online Auctions aka gatewayonlineauctions.com at its sole discretion, may ban from further use any buyer or seller which Gateway Online Auctions believes to have in any way misrepresented itself or any item selling, failed to abide by the terms, or conducted any improper auction behavior as determined solely by Gateway Online Auctions. 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 additional legal actions.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
Gateway Online Auctions reserves the right to change the online sale terms and conditions. Bidders are cautioned to periodically review these terms and conditions for possible changes.

ELIGIBILITY OF BIDDERS:
Bidders must be at least 18 years of age.

ACCEPTANCE PERIOD:
By marking the required box at the end of the online sale terms and conditions during registration and submitting a bid, the bidder agrees to the Terms and Conditions of sale and to pay for and remove the property by the dates and times specified in the contract award email notification, if the bid is accepted.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
First, you need to register to bid. Go to the registration page put in your information, then click submit. You will receive an email with your bidder number and you will use the password that you created to place your bids. Then, go to the catalog and place your bids. You can also utilize the MAXBID feature where you can put in your starting bid and your highest bid and the computer will bid up to that point only if other higher bids are received. It is very important you review our terms and conditions prior to bidding. We will not reverse bids at any point once it is made, no exceptions.

IMPORTANT:
This is an ONLINE ONLY AUCTION and has predetermined removal dates and times, NO refunds or chargeback's will be granted due to a lack of removal at the designated times.

BUYERS PREMIUM:
Buyers Premium is posted on an auction-by-auction basis, on the specific auction page.

PAYMENT:
Gateway Online Auctions is an online only auctioneer and so forth, the primarily payment method accepted is via major Credit Cards - Visa / Master Card / Discover/American Express. A Buyers Premium Fee and applicable sales tax will be added to all purchases (sales tax will not be charged on vehicles or if you are tax exempt and provide a copy of your state issued Resellers Permit/Tax ID certificate.) Successful bidders will receive an email invoice within 24 hours of the auction close. Full payment is charged to your Credit Card on file unless you contact Gateway Online Auctions to inform our office of your intent to pay with cash. Request to pay in cash must be sent to info@gatewayonlineauctions.com prior to the end of auction. Any declined credit/debit Card will incur a 2% charge fee.

TAX:
All sales are taxed according to state regulation.

Tax Exempt Status - If you have a resale tax exempt number you must email a copy of your state Certificate of Resale form to info@gatewayonlineauctions.com prior to the conclusion of the online auction. You must include your bidder number and the closing date of the auction. Forms without this information will not be accepted and you will have to apply to the state for a refund. If you have any questions, please contact us.

STAGGERED CLOSING:
Our system has been set to end/close 2 items per minute this unique feature will close the bidding in intervals.

CLOSING EXTENSIONS:
If a bid gets posted within the last three minutes of ending, our system will automatically extended the sale in 2 additional minutes.

BID NOTIFICATION:
If you have been outbid you will be notified by email ONLY UNTIL an hour before the event ends on the day of the auction event. While the event is ending, notices are not sent. Bidders cannot cancel bids.

To quickly review your bids and see if you have won you can utilize the 'review bids' feature. Items that they have been outbid on will be clearly marked. If you feel you have won an item and have not received an email please contact us immediately so we can look in our system to determine whether you were the successful bidder or not.

BIDDING ERRORS:
Please be aware that bidders could and might purposely increase their own bids to price an item out of reach of other bidders. You should immediately review your bids before submitted. If you bid on the wrong item we will not reverse your bid please make sure and review all bids before submitting. We will not reverse bids after the auction has begun to close no exceptions.

WARRANTY & CONDITION OF ITEMS SOLD:
All items are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS, with all faults, known & unknown, with NO guaranties or WARRANTIES expressed or implied, of any kind, by the lot number affixed to the item, including but not limited to condition, authenticity or testing, completeness, suitability, fitness or merchantability for any purpose. Please keep in mind that Gateway Online Auctions is in NO way a retail store. We are online Auctioneers & Liquidators and so forth, ALL SALES ARE FINAL; NO CREDITS OR REFUNDS of any kind are given. You are bidding and buying based upon your own inspection, your own determination of value, and your own decision to bid. Fakes & Forgeries may be present in any sale: LIVE PREVIEW OR INSPECTION IS YOUR BEST PROTECTION! Gateway Online Auctions takes no responsibility for errors or omissions of any kind, including catalog descriptions and photographs. Keep in mind that most auctioned items are used and may have light surface scratches, defects, damages, repairs and or dents /dings. Preview is suggested in order to gauge the condition of each piece. Descriptions are believed to be accurate but not guaranteed. When you are not certain of the condition or use of an item, please bid accordingly. All descriptions are made in good faith, however, preview or inspection is highly recommended to gauge the exact nature and condition of all pieces.

CONDITION OF PROPERTY:
Condition of property is not warranted. Deficiencies, when known, have been indicated in the property descriptions. However, absence of any indicated deficiencies does not mean that none exists. Therefore, the bidder should ascertain the condition of the item through physical inspection. Please also reference the Warranty and Condition as well as the Inspection of Property clauses.

PHOTOGRAPHS:
Photographs may not depict an exact representation of the bid item(s) and should not be relied upon in place of written item descriptions or as a substitute for physical inspection. Please contact our customer service for inspection dates and times.

INSPECTION OF PROPERTY:
Bidders agree to physically inspect the property upon which they bid or thereby waive the opportunity to conduct a physical inspection. In waiving their inspection rights, bidders bear the risk for any gross omissions regarding the functionality of items, failures to cite major missing parts and/or restrictions with regards to usage that would have been revealed by physical inspection.

If a discrepancy exists between description and photograph, the description takes precedence, however we take no responsibility for errors or omissions of any kind in photographs or descriptions; DO NOT place a bid based solely upon a picture and/or description, INSPECTION IS ALWAYS ENCOURAGED FOR YOUR BEST PROTECTION!

ORAL STATEMENTS AND MODIFICATIONS:
Any oral statement or representation by any representative of Gateway Online Auctions, changing or supplementing the offering or contract or any condition thereof, is unauthorized and shall confer no right upon the bidder or purchaser. Further, no interpretation of any provision of the contract, including applicable performance requirements, shall be binding unless furnished or agreed to, in writing by Management or his designated representative.

CANCELED AUCTIONS:
It may be necessary to withdraw items from bidding due to technical errors or uncontrollable circumstances. Auctions may be terminated because the property is no longer available due to; property becoming damaged; property is stolen, or property was improperly described. Items may be reoffered at a later date. An email notification will be sent to those bidders who participated in these auctions when they are terminated.

INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE:
Gateway Online Auctions is an online auction company. Due to the fact that we cannot control all aspects of electronic service, we cannot be held responsible for any interruption or service related to this auction site. Gateway Online Auctions may void any sale, temporarily suspend bidding and re-sell any items or lots that were affected by any malfunction. The decision of Gateway Online Auctions is final.

DEFAULT:
If you are awarded with any item/s on Gateway Online Auctions, you have; 1st a responsibility to pay for the item/s that you were awarded within same day the auction ended, and, 2nd you must remove your won item/s within the assigned date/s and time/s. If you fail to meet either of these two conditions, you will be in violation of the online sale terms and conditions of your contract with Gateway Online Auctions and will be considered "in default". As a defaulted bidder, you will be responsible for the payment of liquidated damages, administrative fees for the processing and re-handling of the item for which you neglected to pay for and/or remove. Furthermore, you will lose all rights and title to the property that you failed to remove prior to the removal deadline.

In the event of a default, a bidder will lose all rights to place bids for other items for sale on Gateway Online Auctions.

REMOVAL:
If successful bidder appoints/designates another person or agent to remove property on his/her behalf, the successful bidder must provide the person or agent assigned, authorization allowing them to remove the subject property. The authorization must include: (1) the name of the person the successful bidder is authorizing to pick up the property; (2) the sale and lot number of the item; and (3) must be signed by the successful bidder. An email with authorization would also be sufficient. In addition to the letter of authorization, the person must present a photo ID, and a signed Purchaser's Receipt and Authority to Release Property to verify proof of purchase prior to removal: otherwise removal will not be permitted.

SUCCESSFUL BIDDERS ARE CAUTIONED THAT THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PACKING, LOADING AND REMOVAL OF ANY AND ALL PROPERTY AWARDED TO THEM FROM THE EXACT PLACE WHERE THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED, AS INDICATED ON THE ITEM DESCRIPTION PAGE FOR EACH ITEM THAT THEY PURCHASE ON THE DYNACORPAUCTIONS.COM WEBSITE. THE PURCHASER WILL MAKE ALL ARRANGEMENTS AND PERFORM ALL WORK NECESSARY TO EFFECT REMOVAL OF THE PROPERTY, TO INCLUDE PACKING, LOADING AND TRANSPORTATION OF THE PROPERTY.

REFUNDS:
NO refunds, credits or charge back's will be granted for forfeited / abandoned items due to a lack of removal at the designated times. It is the Buyer's sole responsibility to verify completeness of purchased lots prior to removal; once a lot or any part thereof has been removed from our care and control we cannot issue any refunds or adjustments.

REFUND AMOUNT:
If in the event management determines that a refund will be granted, such refund will be limited ONLY to the purchase price and any applied tax on the item; auctioneer's premium is in no way REFUNDABLE.

REMOVAL DATES & TIMES:
Removal dates and times are posted within each specific auction. By participating and bidding in a given auction, you understand and agree to abide by the removal days/times for that auction. WE HIGHLY ADVICE OUR BIDDERS TO BID WITH CARE IF THEY WILL NOT ABLE TO PICK UP THEIR ITEMS ON THE SPECIFIED REMOVAL DAY/TIME, or same thing, if they will not be able to make arrangements with a shipper/mover for removal during the scheduled removal times. Removal shall be at the expense, liability, and risk of the purchaser.

REMOVAL EXTENSIONS:
Removal Extensions can and will only be granted by written request the same day of the auction ending, however, provided you have received a confirmation email from Gateway Online Auctions. Please be aware that safeguarding and storing your items might represent an additional expense; please inquire about our storage schedule fees.

ABANDONED ITEMS:
Items NOT picked up by the set removal dates and times will be considered forfeited and abandoned. NO EXCEPTIONS! And the Auctioneer will have the option of reselling, removing, storing or abandoning, at the expense and risk of the purchaser, any unclaimed and/or unpaid items not removed within the specified time.

LIABILITY:
Liability shall be limited to the refund of bidders purchase price only. Gateway Online Auctions will not forfeit the buyer's premium.

LIMITATIONS:
All conditions stated above cannot and will not be altered unless with written consent by management at Gateway Online Auctions.

PRIVACY:
Gateway Online Auctions gathers information about Bidders and Owner/Sellers for the purposes of conducting online auctions. Personal information will not be sold or distributed to other companies PERIOD. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and you are fully and solely responsible for all activities that occur under your username, password, or on your account. You agree to immediately notify Gateway Online Auctions by email at info@gatewayonlineauctions.com of any unauthorized use of your username and password or account or any other breach of security, and ensure that you properly log-out and exit from your account at the end of each session. Gateway Online Auctions a.k.a. gatewayonlineauctions.com cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section. Bids can not be canceled or retracted under any circumstance.

YOUR USE OF THIS AUCTION SITE SIGNIFIES YOUR FULL ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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