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  1. 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 at anytime.
  2. Fees:
    • 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.

     

  3. 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.

  4. 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.
  5. 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)

b.     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.

c.     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.

d.     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 the right:

  • 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 vehicle.  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).
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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 auction.
  6. 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.
  7. Changes in Registration information:
    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.

  8. DISCLAIMER:

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 PURCHASED.  IT 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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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 Information:

d.      a.       You 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.

e.      b.       Solely 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.  

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

24.  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.

  1. 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 written.
  2. General: Every Auction shall be deemed performed in England. 
  3. 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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