Terms and Conditions
In order to bid in the Transforming Reads auction, you will need to register to take part.
By placing a bid on the website you are entering into a legal contract. If you are lucky enough to become the winning bidder you will be legally obliged to buy the item and considered as the item buyer.
Each item page provides bidding information, including the current bid status. In the field “Your Maximum Bid” place the amount (in GBP £) you are willing to pay for the item and click “bid now”. A confirmation box will appear confirming your bid. If you are happy with the amount click “bid now”. (If you are not logged in you will be re-directed to a login page.)
Minimum bid and bid increment requirements have been set. Unless bids follow the bid increments noted for each prize, the bid will be discarded.
You will receive a bid confirmation email for reference. You are free to bid as many times as you like to ensure your prize. Bids are not retractable.
You will only be able to make an online bid until 14.00 on Friday 24 June 2011. You will be informed on Friday 24 June 2011 if you are successful.
All bids are binding and must be paid for on receiving payment details.
All payments will be made in GBP (£). You will be contacted once the auction has closed to arrange payment.
You will be able to pay by debit/credit card or by cheque.
The donor of the prize will only send the item when the auction hosts have received the funds and if paying by cheque, when the cheque has cleared.
Please make sure you have read the terms and conditions of the item you have bid on.
If you have any questions regarding the terms and conditions, please email email@example.com.
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