By agreeing to our policies, you'll be helping to keep the Peterborough UK Auctio "PUKA" a safe and friendly place to browse, bid, buy and sell.
The following describes the Policies and Terms on which PUKA offers you access to the system and services. By registering with PUKA, you accept and agree to abide by the Policies and Terms as listed below.
The PUKA Policies may be amended at any time. Amendments, if any, will become effective 30 days after initially posted on our site and may not be otherwise amended except in a writing approved and signed by an authority of PUKA.
Privacy - PUKA does not offer User access to any User-provided information considered by us as being Confidential User Information. This information includes; e-mail addresses, physical addresses, telephone numbers, credit card or bank account data, and any other user-provided information we may include at our sole discretion.
User Eligibility - Our services are available for use only by individuals able to form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, minors are not eligible to register for use of our system or its services. If you are not eligible, please do not use PUKA.
Designated Use - Our site is for use by our Registered Users to offer items or services for sale to other Registered Users in a classified auction format. PUKA is only a service and does not participate in resulting transactions between users. You may not use any device, software, or procedure to interfere or attempt to interfere with any auction or internal management system, effecting the normal operation of the PUKA site.
Our User Fees - Our then-current fees are available within our "Our User Fees" and are incorporated herein by reference. Unless otherwise disclosed, all fees are quoted in Pounds Sterling.
As a User of Our Service - you are responsible for paying all applicable taxes and costs for your equipment, hardware, software, service or any other expense incurred in order to initiate and maintain your use of our service. In our sole discretion, we may add to, alter or discontinue a portion or all of our services at any time.
User Responsibilities and Cautions - PUKA will not be responsible for, and has no control concerning the availability, quality, safety or legality of the items or services listed or advertised on our site. We cannot warrant the truth or accuracy of listings, images, the ability of users to bid, buy or sell, or the ability of users to complete any transactions initiated by using our site. Users are cautioned of the potential risks in dealing with underage persons, foreign nationals, or those with fraudulent intentions. Because PUKA cannot and will not be involved in User-to-User dealings, in the event of any dispute with one or more users, you release PUKA, our agents and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every form and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising from or in any way connected with such disputes. PUKA is not responsible for any user-submitted content or information appearing on our site. The text, images, graphics or any other information (including User Feedback) posted by other Users, may be offensive, inaccurate, harmful, deceptive, and socially or religiously adverse. We simply ask you to use caution and common sense as a User of our site.
Bidding and Buying - If you bid on an item and your bid is accepted by the Seller, you are obligated to complete that transaction. Bids are not retractable. If you choose to bid on any item(s), you are certifying that you have the legal right to purchase and receive the item(s).
Listing and Selling - Listings are text descriptions, pictures and graphic images on the PUKA web site, supplied by you of either (a) the text in which describes the item(s) you are listing for auction or (b) links to the text, picture(s) and graphics describing the item(s) you are listing for auction. You may post on the PUKA site either or both of these listing types, only in their appropriate category, as PUKA may require.
If you receive one or more bids at or above your established item sale price, then you are obligated to complete the transaction. You may not contact bidders in a current auction being conducted by another seller, to interfere with or compete against that Seller. All User-supplied text, graphics and images posted on our site becomes the property of
We do not guarantee the preservation of any listing or records of, including without limiting those of specific transactions.
Your Given Information - Information that is provided by you, to PUKA or our Users during the course of any communication related to using our site is defined herein as "Your Given Information". With respect to Your Given Information:
You are solely responsible for Your Given Information, as PUKA acts as an avenue for your online publication and distribution of Your Given Information. Under any conditions, we reserve our right to take any actions with respect to such information we deem necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, to protect against any possible loss or liability imposed on PUKA, our Users, our service providers including any of all our suppliers.
Your Given Information and the sale of your item(s) or service(s) at PUKA: shall not infringe on any third party's copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets, proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy;
shall not violate any law, statue, ordinance, or regulation (including without limiting those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising);
shall not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or harassing;
shall not be obscene or contain pornography, or if regulated by law as some items or services may be, shall be posted in the appropriate category and shall be distributed to only the individuals that are legally permitted to receive such merchandise;
shall not contain any computer related viruses, time bombs, worms, trojan horses, cancelbots or other programming procedures that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information;
shall not link directly to, or include descriptions of goods or services that are identical to those in your auction listings, but priced or sold for lower than your established minimum bid or reserve price amount as posted on PUKA;
shall not be listed concurrently for sale on a web site other than PUKA;
shall not feature any content or access to, that you do not have the right to link to or include;
shall not, by any of your actions, cause PUKA to violate any applicable laws, statutes, ordinances or regulations.
Manipulation Bids - Sellers shall not place bids within their own auctions.
User Feedback - All Users are encouraged to post feedback concerning completed auctions with other Users. Feedback may only be posted by the User(s) involved in a completed auction. One feedback entry is allowed per user, per completed auction.
No Warranty - WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS PROVIDE THE PUKA WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other legal rights, which vary, from state to state.
Limit of Liability - IN NO EVENT SHALL PUKA OR OUR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH OUR POLICIES AND USER AGREEMENT.
OUR LIABILITY, AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR SUPPLIERS; TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES IS LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) THE AMOUNT OF FEES YOU PAY TO US IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY.
Compliance with Laws - You shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of our service and your bidding on, listing, purchase and sale of items.
No Agency - You and PUKA are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer of franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by Our Policies and User Agreement.
Breach - We may terminate your User eligibility and any of your current auctions immediately if you breach these policies or if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us.
Our Policies and User Registration/Agreement - By completing and submitting the PUKA
User Registration form, you are verifying your agreement and compliance with all of the policies, terms and conditions as contained herein.