- General Requirements: You must be a registered user to bid on any vehicles
for sale on 4Salvage.co.uk You also must be over 18
years old and able to form legally binding contracts.
By registering on our site you agree to the terms of
this agreement, and you re-affirm that agreement every
time you bid or make use of any of our site services.
4Salvage.co.uk may at any time refuse our services (including,
but not limited to, bidding, buying, etc.) to anyone
- NO membership fee
- Buyer Fee – Each
item will be assessed a 2.5% buyer’s premium,
with a minimum £10 buyer fee per vehicle. This means
the total cost of the auction item is the high bid
amount plus 2.5% (or the £10 minimum if 2.5% of
the vehicle amount is less than £10.00).
- Re-listing Fee – If payment is not received within 5 days, there will
be a re-listing fee of £50 or 10% of the bid amount
per vehicle, whichever is greater, and WILL result
in exclusion from any future bidding.
Sales Agreement: Once an auction ends on a
vehicle, a sales agreement is emailed to the successful
high bidder. Upon receipt of the sales agreement,
the high bidder will need to sign the sales agreement
and agree payment method YOU MUST MAKE CONTACT AND
PAY FOR THE VEHICLE WITHIN 5 DAYS. Vehicles will NOT
be released until a signed sales agreement is returned
and payment is received in full and cleared the bank.
- Vehicle Documents: We do not supply existing Vehicle Registration Documents (V5s) or
MOT certificates with the vehicles unless we specifically
state in the Vehicle Details that they will be provided.
However, we will normally notify Swansea of the change
of ownership to the winning bidder. The name and
address notified will be the full name and address given
when you registered on our web-site.
- Payment: Payment must be received
within 5 days of the auction close. Various payment
methods are open to the purchaser.
a. By bank transfer to the account
details specified on the e-mailed
invoice. (This is the preferred method for large transactions)
By cash on collection please note we only accept payments by cash up
to £8000. Above this limit, Money Laundering regulations
apply please ask for details.
By credit or debit card (Certain Limits and extra security precautions
apply), ALSO PLEASE NOTE AN EXTRA HANDLING FEE OF 2% applies
to credit card payments.
Cheque – Cheque payments
are accepted however the Cheque has to clear before any
vehicle will be released this can take up to 7 days. Bankers
drafts and building society Cheques are also accepted
this payment method needs to be verified prior to vehicles
release by the issuing branch or building society.
6 Non Payment: Please note the Re-listing Fee – If payment is not received within 5 days,
there will be a re-listing fee of £50 or 10% of the bid
amount per vehicle, whichever is the greater, and WILL
result in exclusion from any future bidding. We also reserve
- To charge interest on any late payments at 4% above the base rate
from time to time of National Westminster Plc, such
interest to accrue from the due date for such payment
until the date of actual payment of all sums outstanding.
- To offer the vehicle
to under-bidders (next highest first, etc.) until we
have a valid offer. The non-paying winning bidder WILL
be removed from our buyers list unless the re-listing
fee is paid.
- To re-auction the
non paying winning bidder will still have to pay the
re-listing fee again, failure to pay WILL result in
you being removed from our approved buyers list.
- To cancel our contract
(without any compensation to you).
- Vat on Commercials:
Vat on commercials will be charged extra
to the recorded winning bid unless otherwise stated
in vehicle description. Storage and Vehicle
Removal: Most vehicles sold on our website are located at DMS’s
authorised storage facilities. Unless otherwise noted,
these facilities allow 7 days free storage from the
AUCTION END DATE. This applies from auction end date and
not the date the vehicle is paid for.
- After the 7 days
a daily storage rate will apply at £10 per day. Not withstanding
this in the event that you fail to assume possession
of the vehicle within a maximum of 14 days from Auction
end date and have NOT agreed with the holding site any
extension, we will consider you to have defaulted with
respect to your purchase obligations. Subject to DMS's
discretion, you may be excluded from all future bidding.
ALL storage fees incurred beyond the vehicle’s grace
period are payable directly to the storage facility
upon collection of the vehicle.
- Title: Title will pass
when cleared funds have been received in full. Risk in the Lot passes to the buyer as soon as the Lot is
sold. Neither the auctioneers nor their servants or
agents shall be responsible for any loss or damage of
any kind, whether caused by negligence or otherwise
while any Lot is in their custody or under their control
following the sale.
- Cherished Plates: The winning bidder of a vehicle does not get Title to the Registration
Number which will remain our property. If required by
us, the winning bidder will take all steps to make the
Plate available to us without cost to ourselves
- Signwriting on Vehicles: If any vehicle offered
for sale has any signwriting we reserve the right to
remove or obscure the signwriting before or after the
- Bidding Information: If you bid on an item, you are obligated to complete
the transaction. Bids are not retractable. Defaulting
on a bid will result in a re-listing fee equal to £50
or 10% of the bid amount per vehicle, whichever is greater,
and may result in exclusion from all future bidding.
On occasion there may be a reserve, or minimum bid placed
on an item. If there is a reserve, it will be noted
in the item bidding area and it will state "The
Reserve for This Item Has Not Been Met". Once the
reserve is met, it will then state "The Reserve
for This Item Has Been Met". We reserve the right
to accept or reject any and all bids, or to withdraw
a vehicle from bidding. It is your responsibility to
review the on-going status of any bid(s) you have made.
Whilst our automatic emails are designed to keep you
updated about the status of any bids you have made,
we cannot guarantee that our systems will provide you
with timely and/or complete information on the status
of your bid(s). If you do not receive timely automatic
email confirmation from us of receipt of a bid, you
should assume that the bid has not been received. Doncaster Motor Spares
Ltd may accept bids from parties unable to bid in the
online auction, in such circumstances Doncaster Motor
Spares Ltd accept no responsibility in connection with
the commissioning of their staff to bid for any lots.
Reserves and commissions given by telephone or other
electronic means acceptable to the auctioneers are accepted
at the sender's
risk and must be confirmed in writing before the date
of sale and cleared funds must be received in advance
of bidding taking place.
- Changes in Registration
If any of the "required information" you gave
us on Registration or by later notification, is incorrect
or superseded, you are under an obligation to notify
us promptly by updating your Registration details by
contacting us with the corrected information and, in
any event, before submitting any new bids.
All INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH
EACH VEHICLE IS ACCURATE TO OUR KNOWLEDGE WITHOUT INVESTIGATION.
DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGE IS AS IDENTIFIED BY AN OUTSIDE PARTY,
AND AS WITH ANY WRECKED/DAMAGED VEHICLE, THERE IS ALWAYS
THE POTENTIAL FOR MISSED AND/OR HIDDEN DAMAGES. 4Salvage.co.uk
AND/OR THE SELLER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ASSOCIATED
WITH A VEHICLE. THE
DESCRIPTION(S) OF THE VEHICLE DAMAGE ARE GENERAL INDICATIONS
ONLY AND ARE EXTREMELY UNLIKELY TO BE A COMPLETE LIST. UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED OTHERWISE, WE OFFER THE VEHICLES IN
THEIR CURRENT STATE AND LOCATION WITH NO GUARANTEE WHATSOEVER
AS TO CONDITION, ROADWORTHINESS, OR RECORDED MILEAGE. THE VEHICLES ARE OFFERED IN A DAMAGED OR INCOMPLETE CONDITION
HAVING BEEN THE SUBJECT OF AN INSURANCE COMPANY TOTAL
LOSS AND WE EXPRESSLY EXCLUDE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE SUITABILITY,
MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PURPOSE OF ANY VEHICLE
IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER TO ENSURE
THAT THE VEHICLE IS IN A ROADWORTHY CONDITION BEFORE THE
VEHICLE IS USED OR RE-SOLD. ALL VEHICLES SOLD AS-IS,
WHERE-IS. THERE IS NO WARRANTY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING,
WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF TITLE MERCHANTABILITY
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY KIND ON ANY VEHICLE SOLD.
MOST VEHICLES SOLD BY Doncaster Motor Spares Ltd HAVE
BEEN DAMAGED IN AN ACCIDENT, THEFT RECOVERY, REPOSSESSION,
ETC. ALL SALES FINAL.
We strongly advise
you to inspect the vehicle before making a bid.
- Classifieds: Only approved dealers
or Insurance companies are able to post a vehicle in
a 4Salvage.co.uk website auction. For the benefit of
our buyers, however, there is a classified area on our
Doncaster Motor Spares website. Only approved buyers
will be able to list a vehicle in this location, yet
all individuals browsing our site will be able to access
this section. If you are an approved buyer with Doncaster
Motor Spares Ltd and wish to list a vehicle in the classified
area, you may contact 4Salvage.co.uk for size options,
fees, and regulations regarding classified ads.
- Your Information: Your information
includes any information you provide to us or other
users during the registration, bidding or classified
process, or through any email feature (defined herein
as "Your Information"). With respect to Your
are solely responsible for Your Information, and we act
as a passive conduit for your online distribution and
publication of Your Information. However, we may take
any action with respect to such information we deem necessary
or appropriate in our sole discretion if we believe it
may create liability for us or may cause us to lose (in
whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers.
to enable 4Salvage.co.uk to use Your Information you supply
us with, so that we are not violating any rights you might
have in that information, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive,
worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicenseable
(through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright
and publicity rights (but no other rights) you have in
Your Information, in any media now known or not currently
known, with respect to Your Information.
- System Integrity: You may not use
any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt
to interfere with the proper working of the 4Salvage.co.uk
site or any auction being conducted on our site. You
may not take any action, which imposes an unreasonable
or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.
You may not disclose or share your password to any third
parties or use your password for any unauthorized purpose.
- Breach: We may immediately
issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend
or terminate your membership, any of your current auctions,
and any other information you place on the site if you
breach this Agreement or if we are unable to verify
or authenticate any information you provide to us.
- No Agency: You and Doncaster
Motor Spares Ltd are independent contractors, and no
agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer
or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or
created by this Agreement.
- No Warranty: WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS
PROVIDE THE 4Salvage.co.uk WEB SITE AND OUR SERVICES
"AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS SPECIFICALLY
DISCLAIM THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
- Limit of Liability: IN NO EVENT SHALL
WE OR OUR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS OR ANY
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (HOWEVER
ARISING, INCLUDING STRICT LIABILITY, CONTACT, AND NEGLIGENCE)
ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT.
- Indemnity to DMS: You agree to indemnify and hold 4Salvage.co.uk harmless from and
against any third party claims, demands, action or causes
of action arising out of or in connection with your
use, resale or disposal of a Salvaged Vehicle.
General Compliance with Laws: You shall
comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances
and regulations regarding your use of our service and
your bidding on, purchase and sale of items. The buyer of any Lot is responsible for
complying with all legal requirements as to the construction
and use of that vehicle and for obtaining all certificates,
permits or other authorisations necessary before that
vehicle can be used on any road or elsewhere. To avoid
the risk of legal claims and potential prosecution, the
buyer takes responsibility to comply with all applicable
guidelines, regulations and legislation should a vehicle
be broken for spare parts. Failure to do so may also mean
that a buyer will be banned from future bidding or purchases.
25. No Agency: You and Doncaster Motor
Spares Ltd are independent contractors, and no agency,
partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee
relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
- Notices and Changes: Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices shall be given
by email to info@4Salvage.co.uk
(in the case of 4Salvage.co.uk.) or to the email address
you provide to 4Salvage.co.uk during the registration
process (in your case), or such other address as the
party shall specify. Notice shall be deemed given 24
hours after email is sent, unless the sending party
is notified that the email address is invalid. Alternatively,
we may give you notice by recorded delivery to the address
provided to 4Salvage.co.uk during the registration process.
In such case, notice shall be deemed given 3 days after
the date of mailing. 4Salvage.co.uk reserves the right
from time to time to change these terms and conditions
and any such changes shall be effective upon posting
on DMS's website or other notice to you electronic or
- General: Every
Auction shall be deemed performed in England.
- Replacements: Every
item sold is unique and there is no replacement for
any vehicle on these auctions.
This Agreement and any Auction shall be governed by English Law.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid
or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the
remaining provisions shall be enforced. Headings
are for reference purposes only and in no way define,
limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such
section. Our failure to act with respect
to a breach by you or others does not waive our right
to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement sets forth
the entire understanding and agreement between us with
respect to the subject matter hereof.
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