Unique Auctions Terms & Condtions
The Company is an internet auction site which allows people to bid for different products on the internet.
Part 1: Definitions
"Bid" means an amount that is proposed for a specific product/service that is on UniqueAuction Auction;
"Bidder" means a person, who submits a bid proposal for products/services offered on UniqueAuction Site where the bid proposal was not cancelled according to any terms in this Agreement;
"Seller" means a member, who submits an auction proposal for products/services on UniqueAuction.ae, where the auction proposal was not cancelled according to any terms in this Agreement.
"Start Date" means the date on which the UniqueAuction.ae auctions will start;
"End Date" means the date at which the UniqueAuction.ae auctions will close.
1.2 Whenever there are changes to the Terms and Conditions, the Company will notify customers of the change by placing a notice on the website in a prominent area. The Company, at its sole discretion, may also email customers of any changes to the Terms and Conditions. All Placed bids prior to the change in Terms and Conditions will be subject to the previous Terms and Conditions. Any bids after the change in Terms and Conditions will be subject to the amended Terms and Conditions. Any use of the service by the customer after the change in Terms and Conditions will constitute an agreement and acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions.
2.1 You are 18 years of age or older.
2.2 You are legally permitted to participate in an online auction from the jurisdiction you are in at the time the bid was placed.
2.3 It is legal in your jurisdiction you are in to use this service.
2.4 It is your responsibility to ensure it is legal for you to use this service in any jurisdiction you are in.
2.5 You can enter into a legally binding agreement with the Company.
2.6 If you send money to the Company via a debit card or credit card, you are the authorized user of the card.
2.7 At any time in the past, you have never failed to pay, or attempted to fail to pay a liability on a bid placed by either a credit card or a debit card or other means of payments.
2.8 You have not and never have been a un discharged bankrupt or in a voluntary arrangement with your creditors.
2.9 You are acting as principle and not on behalf of another party.
2.10 By placing bids with the company, you understand you will lose the Administration fee regardless of the outcome of the auction.
2.11 By placing bids with the company, you understand that if you win any product you must make yourself available for marketing purpose with the press or company marketing team in your area or at a national venue. If you are asked to attend an international or national event all your travel costs will be bared by the company.
3.1 The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse to accept a registration from any applicant, and the Company is not obliged to give a reason for doing so.
3.2 Before using the service, you must complete the registration form and agree to the Terms and Conditions. The registration form will include many details including name, address, phone number, email address and currency of the account.
3.3 You agree you will not deliberately provide false information while registering and you agree all information provided to the Company is accurate.
3.4 You will keep both registration and personal details up to date.
3.5 When registration is complete, the Company will confirm your registration by emailing you to the email address you supplied when you registered.
3.6 You agree to keep both your username and password confidential and that you are responsible for any misuse of the username and password.
3.7 If you believe any of your account information is being misused by a third party, or your password has been discovered by a third party, you agree to immediately notify the Company by email. The Company will immediately suspend your account once notified by you of such incident.
4.3 The Company will not reveal the identity of any person who places bids using the UniqueAuction website to any third party unless the information is requested by applicable government, regulatory or enforcement agencies.
4.4 Once an auction has closed, company will be permitted to publicize the name, surname and location of the Selected Bidder, their bid amount and the product/service that was applicable to that bid. Addition Company may, at its discretion but is not obliged to, make each individual bid amount publicly available after the close of an auction.
5.1 The Company does not give credit for use of the service.
5.2 The Company may, at its sole discretion, close or suspend an account and refund any monies held. The Company has no obligation to reveal any reason for doing so and does not need to give prior notice.
5.3 If the Company chooses to close or suspend your account, the Company, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel any of your bids.
5.4 Any amount that has been mistakenly credited to your account remains the property of the Company and when such mistake has been noticed by the Company, the amount will be withdrawn from your account. If the mistake is discovered by the Company, we will notify you of the mistake.
5.5 If, for any reason, your account goes overdrawn, you agree that you are in debt to the Company for the amount of the overdrawn. You consent to authorize the Company to deposit further funds into your account. The Company will attempt to notify before such action takes place.
6.1 If you have the winning bid, you will be notified via email.
6.2 We will also notify the seller and both parties will be able to correspond with each other.
6.3 The same thing happens with services. You will be contacted by the seller / service provider.
Offer of Bid(s)
7.1 Any offer of a bid placed by you into the auction is in reference to a particular auction and will contain your bid amount(s) plus the biddings.
7.2 You agree to appoint the Company as your agent in accepting bids.
7.3 You understand that you will be bidding against other customers of the Company anonymously and not against the Company itself. All bids will be visible. In case your bid is the leading bid your Username will be shown on the auction.
7.4 You agree that your bid is only valid if it's made in accordance with the Company's Terms and Conditions.
7.5 The Company, at its sole discretion, may refuse to post a bid into the auction without giving a reason for doing so and without prior notice.
7.6 The Company, at its sole discretion, may cancel a bid by you without giving a reason for doing so and without prior notice.
7.7 It is the customer's sole responsibility for the bids they place into the system and the Company will not investigate the rationale of placing any bid at a certain price.
7.8 Once your bid is placed, you cannot change the terms of the offer.
7.9 The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine when our website is open for posting of bids on any particular event.
7.10 The Company, at its sole discretion, may close the website at any time.
Acceptance of Bids
8.1 You will be able to monitor your placed bids using either the "Current Bids" section of our website or individual auction.
8.2 Once a bid is placed, it cannot be cancelled or modified, under any circumstances.
8.3 The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine when our website is open for the accepting of bids on any particular event.
Terms applicable to all bids
8.4 Once an offer for a bid has been placed, the Company may hold all bid stakes.
8.5 If you are in any doubt about how to place bids using the website, you should refer to the "Help Section" of our website.
8.6 Once you have placed a bid, you will not be able to cancel such bid.
Communications and Notices
9.1 Communications and notices to be given under this agreement (other than information exchanges that occur during the regular operation of the website) should be sent to the Company using the contact details found in the "Contact Us" section of our website.
9.2 You agree to indemnify and hold the Company and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees harmless from any liabilities, claims, losses or demands made by any third party arising out of your breach of this agreement including any document incorporated by reference into this agreement or out of your violation of any law or the rights of any third party.
9.3 You acknowledge that the Company will hold information with respect to your identity, including but not limited to your name, address. You agree that we rely on this information in entering into this agreement with you and you agree to hold us harmless against any inaccuracy or falsehood contained in the information you provide us.
Matters Beyond our Control
9.4 The Company is not liable for any loss or damage that you may suffer because of any: act of God; trade or labor dispute; power cut; act, failure or omission of any government or authority; obstruction or failure of telecommunication services; or any other delay or failure caused by a third party. In such an event, the Company reserves the right to cancel or suspend its services without incurring any liability.
9.5 We are not liable for the failure of any equipment or software, wherever located or administered, or whether under our direct control or not, that may disrupt or hinder the operation of our auction services, impede the placing of orders for bids or the matching of bids or prevent you from being able to contact us.
9.6 The Company will not be liable for the acceptance or settlement of any offers of bids where UniqueAuction limited do not obtain communication of that acceptance or where the bid is not able to be displayed properly on the website or the Company is not in receipt of an instruction from you to cancel an offer for a bid.
9.7 We will not be liable for any failed performance of any third party to our agreement. The Company reserves the right to cancel and declare null and void any bids that we may not be capable to settle because of non-performance of a third party.
Limitation of Liability
10.1 We exclude all representations and warranties as to the Company's services and our website's appropriateness for its intended purpose.
10.2 We will not be liable to you for any loss you may incur as a result of misuse of your password and we accept no liability resulting from its unauthorized use, whether fraudulent or otherwise.
10.3 In no event shall we, or our suppliers, accept any liability from whatever cause for any losses you may incur as a result of placing bids or any other use of our website, this agreement or our services.
10.4 Under no circumstances shall our liability under the Terms and Conditions or for breach of contract, tort or otherwise exceed your administration fee. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any indirect, special or consequential damages loss of profits or the benefit of any bid arising from breach of contract, negligence or other liability even if we had been advised or had known (or should have known) of the possibility of such damages or loss.
10.5 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes our liability with respect to personal injury and death resulting from our negligence, or that of our employees, agents or subcontractors.
11.1 UniqueAuction and the UniqueAuction logo are register trademarks of the Company and Allainet is sole owner of UniqueAuction and the UniqueAuction logo. Any unauthorized use of UniqueAuction and the UniqueAuction logo may result in prosecution.
11.2 www.uniqueauction.aeis the uniform resource locator (URL) of our Company and no unauthorized use of the URL is permitted on another website or digital platform without prior written consent from the Company.
11.3 We are the sole owners of the rights to our technology, software and business systems.
11.4 You understand that your registration and the use of our system grants no rights whatsoever to the intellectual property contained in our system. You agree not to use any automatic or manual device to monitor or copy or web pages or content therein. Any unauthorized use or reproduction may result in prosecution.
12.1 You may not assign any part of this agreement.
13.1 In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions is deemed by any competent authority to be unenforceable or invalid, the relevant provision shall be modified to allow it to be enforced in line with the intention of the original text to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. The validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall not be affected.
13.2 If the circumstance arises that any stipulation of these Terms and Conditions is deemed by any competent authority to be unenforceable or invalid, the stipulation shall be modified to permit it to be enforced in keeping with the original text's intended meaning to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. The agreement's remaining stipulations validity and enforceability shall not be affected.
Breach of this agreement
14.1 Without limiting our other remedies, we may suspend or terminate your account and refuse to continue to provide you with our services, in either case without giving you prior notice, if you breach any terms of this agreement or we believe that your actions may result in legal liability for you, for the Company or for third parties.
15.1 In the event of a dispute arising between you and UniqueAuction Limited concerning our services our Customer Service Department will attempt to reach an agreed solution.
15.2 In the event our Customer Service Department is not able to reach an agreement with you, our senior management and/or Board of Directors may get involved to attempt to resolve the dispute as soon as possible.
16.1 While using Uniqueauction.ae you acknowledge that we are not a traditional auctioneer. Instead, our site is a platform that allows users to offer, sell, and buy just about anything, at any time, in the UAE, in a variety of pricing formats and locations, such as Stores, fixed price formats and auction-style formats. We are not involved in the actual transaction between all parties (buyers and sellers). We have no control over and do not guarantee the existence, quality, safety, or legality of items advertised; the truth or accuracy of users' content or listings; the ability of sellers to sell items; the ability of buyers to pay for items; or that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction or return an item.
16.2 We may however suspend or restrict sellers from buying or selling on our sites and using our services and tools if a genuine complaint is made by the buyer/bidder about the product /services received.
16.3 UniqueAuction.ae will not approve any illicit or content with profanity or inappropriate themes.
16.4 Your auction item will not be approved if you put up an image or video with illicit, profane or inappropriate content. You will be contacted by the support team and asked to change the content of your auction in this case.