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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
Subject to amendments and modifications announced by the Auctioneer at the time of the auction, all persons participating in the auction shall be bound by the following terms and conditions and as stated or otherwise set forth in the brochure and/or on the Auctioneer's website www.corpassets.com.
BUYERS PREMIUM: A 18% Buyer's Premium will apply to On-Site at this sale. A 18% Buyers Premium will apply to On-line Bidders and Proxy Bidders at this sale. This sale will be conducted in Canadian dollars (CAD).
INTERNET BIDDERS: Pre-Approval by the auctioneer will be required. All Internet Bidders require a deposit equal to 25% of their limit, plus the Buyer's Premium of 18% and must be made by Bank Wire Transfer. To ensure approval as a Bidder please make deposit arrangements as far in advance of the sale as possible.
PROXY BIDS: If you are unable to attend this sale we can act on your behalf. Contact our office at 416-962-9600 or visit our web site for more information on how to place a proxy bid, our Proxy Bid Policy and deposit requirements.
REMOVAL: Contact our office at 416-962-9600 or visit the Corporate Assets Inc. web site for more information and removal deadlines. Complete removal requirements are outlined below. Absolutely NO items may be removed while the auction is in progress.
1. In order to register and participate as a bidder, Bidders are required to provide a minimum 25% deposit to establish their requested credit limit together with identification of either a valid Driver's License or Passport.
2. The Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse any applicant the privilege of bidding, participating or attending the auction and may revoke such privilege at any time.
3. Payment in full must be made immediately after the conclusion of the auction. Deposit payments or payments on account may be made in advance of the auction by way of bank wire transfer and any balance in excess of the balance owing will be refunded to the Bidder or Purchaser (as the case may be) after the auction. For International (Non Canadian and U.S. Residents) Purchasers, Webcast Remote Purchasers & Online Purchasers, payments shall be by way of bank wire transfer. For Canadian and U.S. On-site Purchasers, all payments shall be by way of wire transfer, certified cheque, bank draft, Interac, or company cheque accompanied with a valid bank letter of authorization guaranteeing irrevocable payment to Corporate Assets Inc. in the following format: "Name of Bank hereby guarantees irrevocable payment of cheques payable to Corporate Assets Inc. up to Amount in Words & Currency for purchases made by our client Name of Client. This letter is valid for purchases made at the auction of Name of Auction being held in City, State/Province on Date."
4. Payments by way of Visa or Mastercard will ONLY be accepted for purchases and not for deposits, from Purchasers whose total invoice does not exceed $2,500. An Administration Fee may apply subject to the Auctioneer's discretion.
5. A Buyer's Premium as posted on our website or announced, will apply at this sale.
6. All applicable sales taxes arising on a sale shall be paid to the Auctioneer at the time of sale.
7. All Articles will be sold to the highest bidder conforming to the bid process, provided that the Auctioneer reserves the right to sell articles by individual, grouped lots and "in bulk", as the Auctioneer deems appropriate. The Auctioneer reserves the right to sell on behalf of third parties, its own account or on the account of others. Should any dispute arise between two or more bidders or as to any bid, the lot in question may, at the Auctioneer's discretion, be immediately put up again and resold. The Auctioneer shall regulate all matters relating to the conduct of the auction and the Auctioneer's decision shall be final and binding on all bidders. The records kept by the clerk of the sale, shall in all cases be accepted by the bidder as final.
8. The Auctioneer reserves the right to sell subject to reserve and to bid for its own account and for the account of others, whether by verbal or written proxy, all subject to prior sale.
9. All sales shall be concluded as indicated by the Auctioneer and no Purchaser may thereafter revoke their bid. Title to the lots purchased shall not pass until payment in full of the purchase price is received.
10. ALL SALES ARE FINAL, ON AN "AS IS WHERE IS", "IN PLACE" "WITH ALL FAULTS" BASIS WITH NO CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESSED, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS AS TO TITLE, DESCRIPTION, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, QUANTITY, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, STATE, CONDITION, LOCATION OR OTHERWISE. NO SALE SHALL BE INVALIDATED AND THE AUCTIONEER SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR A MISDESCRIPTION OF ANY ARTICLE OR LOT WHETHER CONTAINED IN A CATALOGUE, ADVERTISEMENT, ORAL ANNOUNCEMENT OR OTHERWISE. DESCRIPTIONS HAVE BEEN PREPARED FOR GUIDE PURPOSES ONLY AND SHALL NOT BE RELIED UPON BY THE PURCHASER FOR ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS. PLEASE INSPECT ALL ITEMS BEFORE BIDDING. PURCHASERS SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE RELIED ENTIRELY UPON THEIR OWN INSPECTIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS.
11. No article shall be removed unless paid for in full and all articles purchased shall be removed within the guidelines and terms stipulated. The Purchaser shall be responsible for all costs of removal and shall be liable for any damages, including without limitation, any environmental damage, caused during or as a result of the removal. Purchasers shall comply with all environmental laws and regulations and all requirements established by the Auctioneer for the removal of articles, including providing proper insurance and which Riggers may operate on site; please refer to the "REMOVAL REQUIREMENTS" below or on the inside back cover.
12. No Purchasers may assign, transfer or dispose of their rights in any article purchased before they have paid the purchase price in full. Notwithstanding, these terms and conditions shall continue to be in effect and automatically transferred to any assignee or transferee.
13. Where available, documents of transfer, including motor vehicle ownership documents, which are in possession of the Auctioneer, will be provided to the Purchaser following the auction or as soon thereafter as such documents become available.
14. The Auctioneer assumes no responsibility or any liability once title passes, which occurs at time of payment in full. Purchasers are advised to prearrange for insurance coverage of their purchase(s).
15. Time shall be of the essence. Title will revert to seller in the event Purchaser does not remove their purchase by the time specified. If a Purchaser fails to make payment or remove goods within the time periods herein above provided, the Auctioneer may resell the article purchased by auction, private contract or otherwise, as the Auctioneer in his discretion deems advisable. If the Auctioneer makes a good faith attempt to resell the article but cannot, he may dispose or scrap the article.
16. The Purchaser shall be liable for the shortfall and all costs and expenses incurred in such resale or scrapping, as described in paragraph 15. These costs and expenses include, but are not limited to, attorney fees, court costs, law enforcement costs, moving and storage costs, and any other commissions incurred or fees assessed by the Auctioneer. Attorney fees and costs include, but are not limited to, such fees and costs incurred in the pursuit of a claim, judgment or a citation against the Purchaser(s) and/or any Guarantor(s).
These terms and conditions together with any amendments or modifications expressly made by the Auctioneer at the time of the auction constitute all the terms and conditions with respect to the sale of articles at this auction. There are no representations, warranties, terms, conditions, undertakings or collateral agreements except as hereinabove provided.
The following are terms & conditions to abide by for all Purchasers, their employees, riggers, machinery movers, contractors and agents; (who will be further referred to as "Purchasers/Movers/Riggers"), who participate in the disconnection and/or removal of items purchased at auction.
All invoices must be paid in full before commencement of removal. Check with Corporate Assets Inc.'s site representative and Accounting Department if you have any questions.
1. Purchasers/Movers/Riggers are responsible to remove all articles purchased. "CI" on the purchaser's invoice designates that a proper certificate of insurance is required before any item marked "CI" can be mechanically removed. Furthermore, properly authorized rigger release instructions, in writing, are required by
Corporate Assets Inc.'s office before a Purchaser/Mover/Rigger can commence removal of these items. This form can be downloaded from www.corpassets.com.
2. PURCHASERS/MOVERS/RIGGERS SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROPER DISCONNECTION AND TERMINATION OF ALL ELECTRICAL, WATER AND/OR AIR LINES TO YOUR EQUIPMENT/ARTICLE AS STIPULATED BY CORPORATE ASSETS INC'S ON-SITE REPRESENTATIVE OR AS ANNOUNCED BY THE AUCTIONEER; THE SHEARING OF ANCHOR BOLTS FLUSH WITH THE FLOOR; LEAVING YOUR WORK AREA IN A BROOM SWEPT MANNER; THE ERECTING OF SAFETY BARRIERS ARE REQUIRED WHERE PITS OR HOLES HAVE BEEN CREATED AS A RESULT OF EQUIPMENT/ARTICLE REMOVAL; THE REMOVAL, OFF THE PREMISES, OF ALL HAZARDOUS WASTE OR OIL CONTAMINANTS CONTAINED WITHIN OR ON THE PURCHASED ASSETS AND IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALL ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS; ANY SPECIFIC TERMS OR CONDITIONS INDICATED BY THE AUCTIONEER AT THE TIME OF SALE.
3. All GAS line terminations are to be disconnected by a licensed gas fitter and done in accordance with any federal, state/provincial or local codes.
4. All ELECTRICAL disconnects at entry point of machine/equipment, are to be done in accordance with any federal, state/provincial or local codes.
5. Riggers must quote their customers in writing and shall be liable for all costs in order to comply with the above.
6. Purchasers/Movers/Riggers must provide to Corporate Assets Inc., a certificate of insurance, adding Corporate Assets Inc. as an Additional insured, but only with respect to the operations of the Named Insured (i.e., Purchasers/Movers/ Riggers) at the Named Auction and Named Location, of not less than $2,000,000.00 evidencing statutory workers' compensation (or state/ provincial clearance certificate if applicable), employer's liability insurance, automotive and comprehensive liability insurance coverage (bodily injury and property damage) per person and occurrence.
7. Where available, bridge cranes and/or other lifting device hoists may only be used by certified crane operators with insurance in place and only with the expressed written permission of the crane owner and/or Corporate Assets Inc. The amount of the Rigger's insurance deductible may be required by Corporate Assets Inc. as a security deposit.
8. Corporate Assets Inc.'s on-site representative must examine all articles being loaded out of the premises.
9. Purchasers/Movers/Riggers shall be held liable for all costs relating to damages and repairs to personal property and/or premises as a result of their negligence and/or their activities.
10. General hours of removal at the premises are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, unless otherwise specified. Anyone requiring access outside of these hours or beyond our published deadlines is subject to a non-negotiable per diem rate at Corporate Assets Inc.'s sole discretion.
11. No articles shall be removed while the auction is in progress (Bid Buy & Go™ members excepted).
12. NO EQUIPMENT/ARTICLE(S) SHALL LEAVE THE PREMISES UNTIL ALL THE AFOREMENTIONED HAVE BEEN COMPLETED TO THE SATISFACTION OF CORPORATE ASSETS INC.'S ON-SITE REPRESENTATIVE.