ALPHA AUCTIONS TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. Definitions and Introduction
1.1 In these terms and conditions the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings (and, where applicable in these terms and conditions, the singular shall include the plural):
“Auction” The auction run by The Alpha Club Ltd during the Term
“Auction Terms and Conditions” These terms and conditions relating to the Auction
“Bid Period” The period, as announced online, during which a Participant may bid for items in an Auction
“Competition Terms and Conditions” Alpha Clubs’ Prize Draw terms and conditions which can be found here.
“Conditions” The Auction Terms and Conditions together with the Prize Draw Terms and Conditions.
“Participant” or “you” A person who participates in the Auction
“Term” The dates and times set out in Clause 2.2 of these Conditions
1.2 These Auction Terms and Conditions together with the Prize Draw Terms and Conditions shall apply to the Auction. Participation in any Auction shall be deemed an unconditional acceptance by you of these Conditions.
1.3 In the event that these Auction Terms and Conditions conflict with the Prize Draw Terms and Conditions, the provisions of these Auction Terms and Conditions shall prevail.
1.4 References to “we”, “us” and “our” shall be to The Alpha Club.
2.1 During the Term, details relating to the Auction will be posted online through all Alpha Club social media channels.
2.2 All auctions will take place for a 28 day period, however individual lots may open and close at a different time within this Bid Period. The Bid Period for each item will be clearly specified online and may be referred to online. Bids cannot be taken outside of the Bid Period.
2.3 During the Bid Period each Participant must go online to www.alpha-auction.co.uk and complete registration to place their bid.
2.4 A valid and active account is required in order to place a bid.
2.5 Where a bid is successful, the Participant will be contacted by The Alpha Club, or Alpha Auction or another related company by email and/or telephone with full payment details.
2.6 Successful Participants will be required to make a payment equivalent to their winning bid direct to the current nominated Charity.
2.7 Full details of all Auctions will be available on the Website including any specific terms & conditions for each lot.
2.8 Bids for an Auction item will only be taken during the Bid Period. The level that bids have reached may be promulgated online from time to time during the Bid Period. No personal data will be disclosed during this process.
2.9 Participants must be 18 years of age or over. We reserve the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
3. Payment and delivery
3.1 Payment for an item must be by bank transfer or debit or credit card direct to the nominated Charity as per the confirmation of winning bid notification and within 7 days of receipt of the winning bid notification. The amount to be paid, having been deducted from or charged to the Participant’s debit or credit card, shall constitute consideration. All Participants must ensure that, prior to placing a bid, they are able to pay for any item which they wish to bid for.
3.2 Title in the items successfully bid for or purchased shall not pass on to the Participant until such time as payment for the item has been received by the nominated Charity and delivery has taken place.
3.3 Should payment for an item not be received within the specified deadline as per clause 3.1 above, that Participants’ bid will become null and void and we reserve the right to contact the next highest bidder.
3.4 Delivery of a prize or voucher with the prize details will be made within 28 (twenty eight) days to the address specified by the Participant provided that such address must be within England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. When an item is delivered, risk of damage to, or loss of, the item passes shall pass to the relevant Participant. We reserve the right to require photo ID from the successful Participant upon delivery.
All items offered for Auction shall be subject to availability and we shall not be liable for any claims, expenses, costs and/or any losses (including, but not limited to, loss of profits, indirect, pure economic and consequential losses or otherwise) or any damage (save for death or personal injury arising from negligence) suffered by any Participant.
3.6 All matters relating to the Auction shall be at our sole discretion.
3.7 Notwithstanding that a successful bid has been received, in the event that we discover that (i) the Participant was or should have been ineligible to make a bid for an item, or (ii) that the Participant should have been declared invalid for any other reason whatever (at our absolute discretion), we reserve the right to reject the bid. In such circumstances, we reserve the right to offer the prize to the second highest bidder.