TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TERMS: Unless otherwise noted in The Terms and Conditions for a Specific Sales Event, all payments shall be made directly to GelbviehAuction.com in the form of noted acceptable funds for each said Sales Event.
CONDITIONS: Any person/company/corporate entity bidding and/or buying in an sales event conducted by GelbviehAuction.com is bound by these Terms and Conditions of Sale in addition to any applicable Suggested Terms and Conditions of any referenced Breed Registry when related to livestock sales. If live animals lots and/or genetics are offered for sale, then the buyers should expect the same normal guarantees that apply on Registry Cattle. Such as, they should be guaranteed to be breeders within a reasonable amount of time etc.
Tax and Buyer’s Premiums may apply from time to time pending the additional Terms & Conditions of any given Sales Event. Any such taxes and buyer’s premiums shall be due and payable in addition to any and all placed bids where applicable.
All persons/companies/corporate entities placing bids on any lot or lots in a specific auction agrees to these Terms and Conditions and understands that, by placing bids, they are entering into a contractually binding obligation between themselves and the seller(s) and that they will be held financially responsible for any winning bids made. GelbviehAuction.com is acting strictly as a compensated facilitator between buyer and seller and may not be held responsible for any merchandise purchase. GelbviehAuction.com, and/or their duly appointed agents are acting solely as a facilitator between buyer and seller, and may not be held liable, financially or otherwise, for any failure on the part of the same to fulfill any obligations set forth in the sale or for the interpretations of any warranties, expressed or implied, between the seller(s) and bidders & buyers of any sales event.
GelbviehAuction.com suggest you contact the seller(s) regarding any specific guarantees.
The information provided on GelbviehAuction.com has been gathered from a variety of sources including the seller(s) and is assumed to be fully accurate per the seller(s). Such information has not been independently verified and prospective bidders and buyer(s) should conduct their own due diligence as with any other business transaction. Unless otherwise noted, all lots in any sales event hosted by GelbviehAuction.com are offered with a reserve. All bidders and buyers are therefore put on notice that GelbviehAuction.com reserves the right to bid on behalf of the seller(s), through their duly appointed agents or otherwise on any and all lots in any sales event hosted by GelbviehAuction.com.
INVOICING: IF YOU ARE THE SUCCESSFUL BUYER, AN INVOICE WITH PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS SHALL BE E-MAILED TO YOU WITHIN 24 HOURS OF THE CLOSE OF SALES. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED NO E-MAIL WITHIN 24 HOURS PLEASE PHONE 615.479.1852 TO COORDINATE INVOICING. FAILURE TO FULFILL YOUR ELECTRONIC AND/OR VERBAL BUYING OBLIGATION(S) SHALL RESULT IN FORFEITURE OF ANY AND ALL LOTS PURCHASED AND BUYER WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REPORT MADE TO THE CREDIT BUREAU. WINNING BIDS ARE NOT CONTINGENT UPON ANY TYPE OF FINANCING OR QUALIFYING TO FINANCE. ALL MUST BUYERS SHOULD BE FISCALLY QUALIFIED TO CONSUMATE ANY AND ALL FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS WITH THE SELLER(S) AND GelbviehAuction.com. THE RIGHT IS RESERVED TO CHARGE THE ENTIRE PURCHASE AMOUNT PLUS A FIVE PERCENT (5%) CONVENIENCE FEE TO ANY CREDIT CARD ON FILE FROM BUYER SHOULD BUYER NOT MAKE PAYMENT IN FULL WITHIN ONE WEEK (7 CALENDAR DAYS) FROM THE CLOSE OF BIDDING FOR ANY PARTICULAR AUCTION IN WHICH BUYER HAS MADE A PURCHASE OR PURCHASES.
CREDIT CARDS: Pending the “Terms of Sale “ for a given sales events, credit cards may be accepted at the option of the seller(s) and/or GelbviehAuction.com. In such cases, any consumated transaction(s) will be charged a convenience fee of Five Percent (5%) in addition to total bid of any purchase; and/or taxes and buyer’s premiums, when applicable, to the buyer.
CONTACT & DELIVERY OF LOTS PURCHASED: SELLER SHALL HAVE 72 HOURS FROM CLOSE OF SALE TO MAKE CONTACT WITH BUYER REGARDING DELIVERY OF LOTS AND SHALL HAVE 30 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF SALE TO MAKE GOOD ON DELIVERY UNLESS A PRIOR AGREEMENT BETWEEN SELLER AND BUYER HAVE BEEN MADE. SUCH AGREEMENTS ARE STRICTLY BETWEEN SELLER AND BUYER. ALL TRUCKING/SHIPPING TO CONSUMATE DELIVERY OF SOLD LOTS ARE AT THE TIME AND EXPENSE OF THE BUYER.
TRUCKING/SHIPPING: Buyer of each lot is responsible for arranging or coordinating transportation of all lots purchased through seller or GelbviehAuction.com. Trucking arrangements shall be made prior to or immediately following the sale. NO LOTS will be delivered until payment is made in full.
HEALTH PAPERS: As to all live animal lots, health papers are furnished upon request for each animal. Any exportable lots in need of special testing, to be cleared for such export, will be at the sole expense of the buyer unless otherwise discussed with seller(s).
EMBRYOS/SEMEN: These item(s) will be sold in terms of a final bid price multiplied by the number of units or embryos offered for a particular lot or lots. Buyer on all embryos and semen will be responsible for all shipping cost. All exportable embryos and semen sold will be noted as such in the footnote section of each lot. On all embryo lots, a guarantee of 50% applies on groups with an even number and on those groups with an uneven number, the guarantee will be for one less than half. It should also be noted that sellers expect buyers to have a Certified Embryologist handle and implant their embryos from any GelbviehAuction.com sales event.
TRANSFER OF REGISTRATIONS: All registrations on LIVE ANIMALS RECORDED IN A RESPECTIVE BREED REGISTRY will be made to the buyer within a 45 day time period of payment being made.
TITLES: Certificates of Title that have been issued by a Governmental Entity, state or federal, used to convey ownership for certain lots shall be released to the buyer upon full payment and verification of funds presented.
LIABILITY: GelbviehAuction.com is not responsible for any injury or accidents to any persons in attendance to any Open Houses, promotional events or visits to locations of any lots offered for sale by Seller(s), their agents or GelbviehAuction.com. Each lot(s) becomes property of the new buyer at the close of bidding. Any damage to lots via transport are strictly between buyer’s vendor of transportation/shipping and the buyer. On all live lots or any lot of significant value it is recommended by GelbviehAuction.com that the buyers of each lot take appropriate action to insure the buyer’s investment and interest in each lot. Health of live lots and/or condition of any lot, live or otherwise, after the conclusion auction becomes the sole responsibility of the new buyer. GelbviehAuction.com assumes no liability for accidents or injuries that occur.