OilfieldAuctions.com is owned by Oilfield.com Inc and herein referred to as " Online Auctions" or "site", has been established to provide services to its registered users as set forth in the outline below. This outline is the official operating policy of OilfieldAuctions.com Online Auctions, and by registering all participants have agreed to abide by this policy as it is presented. This policy is subject to modification without prior notice as deemed necessary by OilfieldAuctions.com Online Auctions administration to adhere to accepted practices as applied to or developed in conjunction with the operation of this site. Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, OilfieldAuctions.com cannot always confirm each user. Please be careful in your dealings, we have a user-initiated feedback system as well as internal email forms for contacting a user to help you evaluate who you are dealing with. We also suggest you contact another user directly by phone to evaluate whom you are dealing with if you think it's necessary. If you have any concerns about the transaction, please consider the use of a third party escrow service or services with direct links on OilfieldAuctions.com that provide additional user verification.
Description and Fees OilfieldAuctions.com is an internet person to person classified listing venue by providing services for both sellers and buyers. Our site acts as the venue for sellers to conduct auctions and for bidders to bid on sellers auctions. OilfieldAuctions.com is not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers. As such, the site has limited control in the trading and held harmless in regard to the condition, quality, shipping and handling, legality and/or trademark of the item(s), the honesty or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell items or the ability of buyers to buy items. Services are as follows:
For Sellers: • Provide a means for presenting items for sale • Provide the necessary methods for conducting the selling process • Provide the necessary methods for following-up on and maintaining items placed in the auctions
For Buyers: • Provides a means to purchase items for sale • Provide the necessary methods for following-up with the auctions participated in
Fees: • Joining OilfieldAuctions.com is free. Our current Fees and Credit Policies for selling items on OilfieldAuctions.com is available at the services page and are incorporated herein by reference. You are responsible for paying all services and other costs you incur to procure a listing from OilfieldAuctions.com or access our servers. We may in our sole discretion add, delete or change some or all of our services at any time.
Registration In order to participate at OilfieldAuctions.com Online Auctions, users must first register. Registration is free and registered use of this service is only available to adults. All information is kept strictly confidential.
The purposes for registration are: 1. Provide "real-world" contact information should the need arise 2. Assure to some degree the sincerity of participants 3. Simplify participation in the auction process 4. Receive benefits offered by OilfieldAuctions.com Registration information will not be used for marketing or solicitation by OilfieldAuctions.com or third parties. Registration is subject to verification of the information provided by the registering user when deemed necessary by OilfieldAuctions.com administration.
Selling items Only registered users may sell items in the online auctions. All items presented are the sole responsibility of the seller. OilfieldAuctions.com Online Auctions is a listing venue for items being sold in the means of interactive electronic classified ads and does not hold nor is responsible for any merchandise presented by the users listings. a. Placing items in the auction Registered users may place an item in the online auctions by using the forms provided in the Registered User Services page. Sellers must specify such options as category, price, starting date and time, length of online auctions and description. Please do not state that users may purchase the item(s) outside of the auction(s). This is unfair and defeats the purpose for the auctions on the site. Users repeatedly using these tactics, are subject to deactivation of their account and could result in legal action by the parties involved.
Removing items from the auction Sellers may remove items from the online auctions before their specified ending time by closing the auction(s) early and the associated fees are subject to the fee schedule.
Rights of the seller OilfieldAuctions.com reserves the right to refuse any item for any reason. Although the seller cannot be forced to actually sell items to winning bidders in the online auctions, failure to do so is not in keeping with the policies agreed to and its continued practice is grounds for the loss of all rights to participate at the site. If up to three legitimate complaints are filed in writing regarding a sellers transactions, they will be barred from the site. Complaints are addressed in writing to our company office, not via e-mail.
OilfieldAuctions.com reserves the right to revoke the privilege of participation for any reason. Please also note that the basic definition of a contract is an agreement between two or more parties, i.e. seller and bidder, which could be considered binding by many states and failure to comply could result in legal action between the buyer and seller.
Seller Do's and Don't Sellers should: Represent items correctly and ethically that are offered for sale. Answer valid inquiries about items for sale by potential bidders. Sell the items presented to winning bidders. Respond to the winning bidders in a timely manner (including sending merchandise after payment is secured). Keep in mind that you are committing to the selling of the listed item(s). Refusing to sell these items to the winning bidder at the end of your auction, may very well cause you to permanently lose the right to participate at OilfieldAuctions.com as well as our colleagues auctions. Sellers should not: Bid on their own items. Select who they wish to sell the item to, regardless of the winning bidders. Refuse a legitimate claim by winning bidders of the items presented
Bidding on items Only the registered user may bid on items presented in the auction. All items presented are the sole responsibility of the seller. OilfieldAuctions.com is merely the listing service, and does not hold nor is responsible for any merchandise presented in the auction listings. This service is today's technological interactive version of newspaper classified ads.
Placing bids Registered users may place a bid for an item each time they view an auction. You may bid as often as you like on any item. The bid amount shown is the next bid allotted for this item. The system allows you to first preview your bid and then final submit the bid. To save yourself time, pick the maximum bid right from the beginning and let the system confidentially place bids for you. Placing a bid is an irrevocable offer to purchase an item at auction should your bid be the highest successful bid at the close of said auction. Failure to honor bids will result in termination of member privileges.
Rights of the bidder As a registered user, bidders have the right to submit valid bids on items for sale in the auction. Although the buyer cannot be forced to purchase items successfully bid on, note that failure to to do so is not in keeping with the policies agreed to. If various complaints are filed against a bidder, they will result in termination of member privileges. Complaints about sellers transactions are addressed in writing to our company office, not via e-mail and only after you have followed through the procedure of contacting another user. Oilfield.com Inc, 3361 Executive Pky #100, Toledo, Ohio 43606. OilfieldAuctions.com Online Auctions reserves the right to revoke (lock) the privilege of participation for any reason. Please also note that in many states by basic definition of a contract, a bid is considered binding and failure to comply could result in legal action between the buyer and seller.
Bidding do's and don'ts
Bidders should: Bid only on items they are willing to purchase Bid only the amount(s) they are willing to pay for an item Purchase items successfully bid for Respond to the sellers within 24hours and have payment to the seller within 5 business days Keep in mind that you are committing to purchase item(s) at OilfieldAuctions.com when you place a bid, which is the policy as in a conventional auctions. Refusing to purchase item(s), if you are the winning bidder, will cause you to permanently lose the right to participate at OilfieldAuctions.com.
Bidders should not: Bid on items they do not wish to purchase. Bid amount(s) they are not willing to pay. Ask the seller what the reserve is. Refuse to purchase items for which they have successfully bid, Contact the seller to purchase the item(s) outside of the auction(s) while it's in progress.
Limits of responsibility and liability
Limits of OilfieldAuctions.com Users agree through registration that OilfieldAuctions.com is not responsible for nor can be held liable for merchandise presented in the auction listings. All merchandise is the sole responsibility of the presenting seller and OilfieldAuctions.com cannot make any warranty, expressed or implied, as to the condition, quality, legality and/or trademark or the functionality of items offered for sale. OilfieldAuctions.com cannot be held liable for any damages incurred as the result of participation in this site or resulting transactions from this listing service.
OilfieldAuctions.com cannot be held responsible for incomplete transanctions resulting from a refusal to buy or sell by its participants. Buyers and sellers assume full responsibility for completing any transactions begun at the site. OilfieldAuctions.com is a listing service and will play no role in collecting any monies or have any involvement in concluding sales or disputes between buyers and sellers for the items presented.
1. Disputes Should a dispute arise, OilfieldAuctions.com will not act as mediator between the involved parties. Resolution of disputes is the full responsibility of the involved parties. After all, you wouldn't be contacting the newspaper classifieds to resolve an issue for you. Should it become necessary, you may receive contact information of the said parties from the database at OilfieldAuctions.com. Abuse of this information will not be tolerated.
2. Limits to sellers OilfieldAuctions.com cannot be held accountable for any action or non-action of the buyers nor a refusal to follow through to purchase item(s) or returning item(s). It is the responsibility of sellers to collect any monies for sold items from the winning bidders.
3. Limits to bidders OilfieldAuctions.com cannot be held accountable for any actions of the sellers nor the refusal to sell or deliver the merchandise. It is the responsibility of the winning bidders to resolve such disputes with sellers. OilfieldAuctions.com is not responsible nor can be held liable for the merchandise presented by its users with this listing service.
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