Incorporation by Reference of Buyer Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions are specific to this auction and supplement our standard Buyer Terms and Conditions applicable to all bidders on our marketplace. You hereby acknowledge and agree to the most recent Buyer Terms and Conditions which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms and Conditions specific to this auction. In the event of a conflict between these Terms and Conditions specific to this auction and our standard Buyer Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall control. A link to our most current version of Buyer Terms and Conditions can be found on the Site Map which can be accessed at the bottom of each page on our marketplace website.
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State of Ohio

Columbus, Ohio

 

Online Sales - Terms and Conditions

 

All bidders and other participants of this service agree they have read and fully understand these terms and agree to be bound thereby.

 

Guaranty Waiver.  All assets are offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS.”  State of Ohio makes no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale.  The Buyer is not entitled to any payment for loss of profit or any other money damages – special, direct, indirect, or consequential.

 

Description Warranty. Seller warrants to the Buyer the property offered for sale will conform to its description.  Any claim for misdescription must be made prior to removal of the property.  If Seller confirms the property does not conform to the description, Seller will keep the property and refund any money paid.  The liability of the Seller shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the property.  Please note upon removal of the property, all sales are final.

 

Personal and property risk.  Persons attending during exhibition, sale, or removal of goods assume all risks of damage of, or loss to, any person and property and specifically release the seller and GovDeals from liability therefore.

 

Inspection.  Most assets offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable.  Bidders may inspect the property prior to bidding.  Bidders must adhere to the inspection dates and times indicated in the asset description. See instructions on each asset page for inspection details.

 

Consideration of Bid. Seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to withdraw from sale any of the assets listed.

 

Buyer’s Certificate.  Successful bidders will receive a Buyer’s Certificate by email from GovDeals.

 

Buyers Premium. If a Buyers Premium is shown on the auction page bidder box, then that amount (expressed as a percentage of the final selling price) will be added to the final selling price of all items in addition to any taxes imposed.

 

Payment. Payment in full is due not later than five (5) business days from the time and date of the Buyers Certificate.  Payment must be made electronically through the GovDeals Website. Acceptable forms of payment are:

·         PayPal

·         Wire Transfer

·         Visa

·         MasterCard

·         American Express

·         Discover

PayPal and Credit Card purchases are limited to below $5,000.00.  If the winning bid plus applicable taxes, if any indicated, and the buyer's premium, equals more than $4,999.99, PayPal and Credit Cards may not be used.  If Wire Transfer is chosen, a Wire Transfer Transaction Summary page will provide payment and account information.  The Wire Transfer must be completed within 5 days.

 

Removal.  All assets must be removed within five (5) business days from the time and date of issuance of the Buyer’s Certificate.  Purchases will be released only upon receipt of payment as specified and presentation of  identification.  Successful bidders are responsible for loading and removal of any and all property awarded to them from the place where the property is located as indicated on the website and in the Buyer’s Certificate.  The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property.  Under no circumstances will Seller assume responsibility for packing, loading or shipping.  See instructions on each asset page for removal details.

 

If it is necessary to have the property removed with assistance the buyer must provide such assistance in terms of manpower.  In the event a forklift is required, the Seller may offer this service as a courtesy.  However, the Seller waives any and all responsibility for any damages that may occur to any person or property including but not limited to 1) the awarded bid item(s) 2) the vehicle the property is being load on to 3) the vehicle used for pulling the loaded property, regardless of fault.

 

By signing this waiver, the buyer agrees to fully release the Seller, its employees, or agents from any liability due to any damage as outlined in the above paragraph.

 

The Seller reserves the right to withhold loading and removal assistance if in its opinion damage may occur due to unsafe or questionable conditions.  In this event, the buyer may be given an extension of up to five (5) business days to allow time for the buyer to make other loading and removal arrangements, independent of the Seller.

 

Vehicle Titles. Seller will issue a title or certificate upon receipt of payment.  Titles may be subject to restrictions as indicated in the asset description on the website.

 

Default.  Default shall include (1) failure to observe these terms and conditions; (2) failure to make good and timely payment; or (3) failure to remove all assets within the specified time.  Default may result in termination of the contract and suspension from participation in all future sales until the default has been cured.  If the Buyer fails in the performance of their obligations, Seller may exercise such rights and may pursue such remedies as are provided by law.  Seller reserves the right to reclaim and resell all items not removed by the specified removal date.

 

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions.  By submitting a bid, the bidder agrees they have read, fully understand and accept these Terms and Conditions, and agree to pay for and remove the property, by the dates and times specified. These Terms and Conditions are displayed at the top of each page of each asset listed on GovDeals. Special Instructions appearing on the asset page will override certain sections of the terms and conditions.

 

State/Local Sales and/or Use Tax.  Buyers may be subject to payment of State and/or local sales and/or use tax. Buyers are responsible for contacting seller or the appropriate tax office, completing any forms and paying any taxes that may be imposed.