Auction Site User Agreement
This is a legal agreement between you, the user, and SITE OWNER.
Please note that account activation takes 24 hours or 1 full business
day. New registrants will not be able to bid until your account has
- GENERAL USE PROVISIONS
All persons registering on this site unconditionally accept the following
terms and conditions, the general
terms and conditions of Lone Star Auctioneers, Inc., plus the
specific terms and conditions for each individual auction as posted
on this and associated websites. All bidders agree to abide by all
such terms and conditions fully and without recourse to the Auctioneer.
This site is provided only as a venue for bidders
and auction posters. SITE OWNER is not involved in the actual transaction
between these parties and assumes no control or liability over any
issues that may arise as a result of this transaction.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All materials provided on this Website, including but not limited
to information, documents, products, logos, graphics, images, auctions,
and services are the wholly owned and copyrighted work of SITE OWNER
and/or its Third Party Providers. None of the materials posted herein
may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed,
posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not
limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or other
means, without the prior express written permission of SITE OWNER
or the appropriate Third Party Provider. You may not "mirror" any
materials contained on this Website on any other server or site without
SITE OWNER's prior written consent. In order to register on this site
you must provide your true name and a valid email address.
Bidding on an item indicates your intent to purchase that item and
is considered a legally binding contract between yourself and the
seller of the item. Bids cannot be cancelled once they are submitted.
Upon receiving notification that you are the winning bidder you are
obligated to purchase the item or, in the case of a reverse auction,
sell the item. Please note: Sellers have the right to remove any item
from auction up until the time of auction close. All sales are subject
to approval by seller.
Posting an item in an auction indicates your intent to sell this item
to the highest bidder. Items may be withdrawn but only by agreement
with Lone Star Auctioneers, Inc. Sellers have the right to remove
any item from auction up until the time of auction close. All sales
are subject to approval by the seller. This intent to purchase is
legally binding. Upon completion of the auction it is your responsibility
to conclude the sale with the winning bidder. In order to post an
item on this auction site you must agree to the following:
- Do not inflate the price of your item by bidding on the item yourself.
- Do not engage in any fraudulent or illegal activity.
- Do not infringe on any third party copyright, trademark, service
mark or patent.
- Do not spam (send unsolicited email) to users of this site. Spamming
will result in immediate termination.
You agree to pay all fees incurred from your use of this Website.
All fees incurred in connection with this Website are non-refundable.
- DENIAL OF SERVICE
SITE OWNER reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any
reason. This right will be exercised when it becomes evident a user
is in some way abusing the system.
- TERMS OF SERVICE
This comprises the entire agreement between
the User and Site OWNER and supersedes all other agreements. By
registering and participating as a user you are indicating your consent
to be bound by this agreement, the general terms and conditions of
Lone Star Auctioneers, Inc., and the specific terms and condition
for each auction as they are posted on the website, online auction
sites and other sites and pages associated with Lone Star Auctioneers,
EXCEPT AS SPECIFIED HEREIN, THE SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED
SOLELY ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. SITE OWNER HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES, AND CONDITIONS,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS
OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT,
EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH DISCLAIMERS ARE HELD TO BE LEGALLY
INVALID IN YOUR JURISDICTION. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR DETERMINING
WHETHER THE PRODUCTS/SERVICES ARE SUFFICIENT FOR YOUR PURPOSES. SITE
OWNER DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTIES, OR
CONDITIONS AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, ACCURACY, OR COMPLETENESS
OF ANY OF THE PRODUCTS/SERVICES CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
SITE OWNER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGES
SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF PURCHASING OR SELLING ITEMS ON THIS WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SITE OWNER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER ECONOMIC
ADVANTAGE), HOWEVER ARISING, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE
OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE
USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THIS WEBSITE, EVEN
IF SITE OWNER HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGE. YOU AGREE TO HOLD SITE OWNER HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT
NOT TO TAKE ANY LEGAL OR OTHER ACTION AGAINST SITE OWNER, ASSERTING
ANY CLAIMS BASED ON OR RELATED TO THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
- BID RIGGING
Agreements among buyers at auctions not to bid against each other
for the purpose of purchasing goods at a low and non-competitive prices
can be a criminal violation of the federal antitrust laws, punishable
by heavy fines and imprisonment.
Section 1 of the Sherman Act (15 U.S.C. § 1) prohibits bid
rigging agreements among competitors if they affect or restrain
interstate commerce. Upon conviction, individuals are subject to
a maximum fine of $250,000 and/or 3 years imprisonment. Corporations
are subject to a maximum fine of at least $1 million.
Anyone caught "rigging bids" will be subject to prosecution
to the full extent of the law. Furthermore, anyone caught will be
permanently banned from future bidding on any and all Lone Star
Auctioneers auctions(live, webcast and online).