Online” refers to the auction pages on beaconsfieldrotaryauction.org.uk

By participating in the Charity Auction, anyone who takes part “a Donor or a Bidder” will be deemed to have understood these Rules along with the Terms and Conditions and to be bound by them.

1. Details of the Auction
1.1 Throughout the Duration of the Online Charity Auction, participants (a Donor or a Bidder) will be invited to take part in the Charity Auction for a chance to donate and bid for items online.

1.2 Participation in the charity auction will take place online.

1.3 Each Bidder must go online between 29th October – 8th December (“the Bid Period”) and submit a bid. All bids are subject to the providers Terms and conditions.

1.4 Once the item is detailed online, bids will be taken for a specific period as announced online (“Bid Period”). The highest genuine bid received from any Bidder by the end of the Bid Period will secure the item. Where a Bid is successful, the Bidder will be sent a mail by the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield and copied to the Donor. This signifies the payment has been received and the Donor should release the item to the Bidder. The Bidder arranges to collect the item from the Donor or be sent the item at their expense.

1.5 All Bidders must ensure that they are able to pay for any item on which they wish to bid for or that alternatively, they can afford to give the Donation.

1.6 Payment for any Bid must be by 8th December.

1.7 With regards to Charity Bid, no contract shall have been entered to between the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield and a Donor or a Bidder.

1.8 Title in the items successfully bid for, shall not pass on the Bidder until such time as payment for the item has been delivered.

1.9 All items offered for either the Charity Bid shall be subject to availability and the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield shall not be liable for claims, expenses, costs and or any losses (such as but not limited to profits, indirect, pure economic, consequential or otherwise) or damage (save for death or personal injury arising from negligence) suffered by the Bidder.

1.10 All matters relating to the Charity Auction shall be at the sole discretion of the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield.

2. Eligibility
2.1 Participants must be aged 18 years or over and have a valid bank account to transfer to the UK account of the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield or valid cheque by which to make payment.

2.2 Notwithstanding that a winning bid has been received or a pledge for an item has been given, if the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield discover before the delivery of any item that for any reason under these Rules or Terms and Conditions the Participant should have been ineligible to give a Donation, or engage in the Charity Bid, or that any of the same should have been declared invalid due to any suspect activity, the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield reserves the right to reject the Donation, bid or purchase as applicable.

2.3 The Rotary Club of Beaconsfield shall not be responsible for any failure on behalf of any Participant whose bid is not received by the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield.

Donations/Donor

The Donor will provide to Rotary Club of Beaconsfield a suitable donation for the online charity auction.

The donation will be give to the Club free of charge. Where the donor wishes to cover part of the cost of a significant donation a reserve price can be pre-authorised with the Club Administrator.

The Donor will only donate items for which they have ownership of or direct authority to donate.

The Donor will not do anything, nor act in a manner, nor donate an item that will or is likely to bring the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield into disrepute; not do anything, nor act in a manner, that will or is likely to breach any law or regulation or cause the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield to breach any law or regulation.

No costs will be passed to the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield by the Donor.

Donors will upload their donation on to the Auction site, and take responsibility for the accuracy of the donation description.

The Donor consents to displaying their details on the Rotary Club of Beaconsfield website and by agreeing to the terms and conditions confirms that they have authority to upload the donation.

Data Protection Act 2018

In registering with this on-line auction, donors and bidders consent to their information (“the Information”) being used as reasonably necessary for the purpose of the auction. The administrators of the auction will use the Information only as needed in connection with the auction, keeping it secure and not disclosing the Information to other parties.