Terms & Conditions
1. USE OF SITE
2. MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY
The Site is available to members who are 18 years and older and who have not been suspended or removed by BRG for any reason. By becoming a member you represent that you are of legal age. As a member, you agree to provide true accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Site’s registration forms. In addition, as a member, you agree and acknowledge that you will maintain valid credit card info within your membership profile so long as you maintain an account with BRG.
3. BUYER’S CONTRACT
Bids placed on the BRG website are a binding contract and you are responsible for paying all amounts due to BRG. Please do not bid if you are unable to pay and take possession of the items in the specified time periods for each auction, sale or event.
4. ITEM DESCRIPTIONS
All items are sold as-is, where-is. While BRG will do its best to list any damage, repairs or restorations, the absence of these descriptions or conditions must not be taken to imply that the lot is in perfect condition. Most of the items BRG sells are antique, vintage or used. You should expect signs of wear consistent with age. BRG offers preview inspections for the sole purpose of allowing the opportunity for personal inspection before placing your bids. Condition reports may be available upon request.
Beginning September 1, 2016, BRG will transition to an auto-debit system for online auction payments. A valid credit card is required to be “on file” for all registered users to place a bid. By providing your credit card information to BRG, you authorize BRG to charge your credit card for all auction invoices, including buyers premium, any applicable shipping/transportation/delivery fees and applicable taxes. All site users must agree to this payment format in order to continue using this site and acknowledge that you will maintain valid credit card information within your user profile so long as you maintain an account with BRG.
6. BUYER’S PREMIUM
A buyer’s premium of 18% will be added to the hammer price in all auctions.
7. SALES TAX
All sales are subject to appropriate sales tax laws. Tax exempt buyers must provide the appropriate state sales tax exemption certificate prior to the end of the sale. Upon receipt of such information by BRG, your future purchases will not be taxed. Tax resale forms can be submitted in your membership profile. Your profile name and address must be the same as your resale certificate.
8. RETENTION OF CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
By providing your credit card information to BRG, you authorize BRG to auto debit/charge your credit/debit card on file for the purchase amount of any successful bid(s) or purchase(s) plus any applicable taxes, shipping/delivery/transportation costs and handling/storage fees.
IN THE EVENT THAT YOU FAIL TO PICK-UP AND/OR PAY FOR YOUR ITEMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BRG TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU HEREBY AUTHORIZE BRG TO CHARGE YOUR CREDIT/DEBIT CARD FOR THE PURCHASE AMOUNT OF THE ITEM/S PLUS ANY TAXES, SHIPPING/DELIVERY COSTS AND HANDLING/STORAGE FEES.
9. SHIPPING, DELIVERY & PICK-UP
Successful buyers must pick up their items at the designated sale location within the assigned time frame as stated in the sale details page. BRG does not provide shipping nor packing services. Shipping services must be arranged by winning bidder at winning bidder's expense.
Additional shipping and delivery options will be available at a later date.
If after winning an item you determine you are unable to pick up your items during the scheduled removal times and dates, you must contact BRG within 24 hours prior of the pick-up date and we will determine if alternate arrangements may be made. These arrangements will be at the sole discretion of BRG and will be subject to transport and storage fees which will be payable upon retrieval of your items.
Items which must be transported back to the BRG warehouse from a remote location are subject to a minimum handling fee of $5 per item or lot. BRG, at its sole discretion will charge $5 to $100 per item or lot depending on the size, weight, packing materials and labor involved to transport the property. You agree that BRG may charge a higher handling fee for certain items which are difficult to transport at the sole discretion of BRG.
Items which are stored at the BRG warehouse beyond the scheduled pick up dates and times will be subject to a storage fee of $10 per item per day.
10. FORFEITURE OF ITEMS
Any items not paid for in accordance with the Site’s Terms & Conditions will be forfeited by you. BRG at its sole discretion will re-offer the items or donate them to a charity of BRG’s choosing. BRG reserves the right to report your account to collections for the combined total of the original invoice amount and any moving or disposal charges. You membership with BRG will be revoked unless past due invoices and any additional charges are paid in full.
IF YOU FAIL TO PICK-UP ANY ITEMS WITHIN 21 CALENDAR DAYS OF THE CLOSE OF BIDDING, YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE FORFEITED THE ITEMS AND TITLE WILL REVERT TO BRG. BRG MAY AT ITS ABSOLUTE AND SOLE DISCRETION, RESELL THE ITEMS OR DONATE THEM TO A CHARITY OF BRG’S CHOOSING. BRG RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHARGE THE CREDIT CARD ON FILE FOR ANY MOVING OR DISPOSAL CHARGES.
11. PROHIBITED USE