General Trading Conditions

Conditions of Trade

Terms & Conditions

Qualifications for Registration

We are very serious here at MartiniAuctions in presenting you with a pleasant and safe venue for buying and selling pens online. We will not accept in this auction any form of fraud, scamming, or other illegal activity . Persons engaging in such will be terminated from this auction site and may be subject to criminal prosecution.

Below are the terms and conditions that we are required to state and which you agree to abide by when registering to bid or sell on this auction site:

1. Eligibility for membership:

This auction site is only available to people who are legally able to form binding contracts as the seller/buyer of an auction item. People who are under the age of 18 are not eligible for membership.

If you do not meet these requirements, you are not eligible to use these auction services.

2. Server: is only providing auction services - We only provide services to people interested in selling and buying pens via internet auction. We do not have control over the items that are posted in the auction site, and cannot guarantee the authenticity and quality of any product. We are not responsible for the actions sellers/buyers take before, during, and after the auction, typographical errors, misprints, loss of merchandise/money, damage or failure of equipment, due to your visit to this auction site.

Use of this site is at your own risk, content is presented 'As-Is'.

3. Bidding and Selling:

As a user, you may bid on and/or sell merchandise on MartiniAuctions.

As a bidder, take note, that placing a bid is a binding contract between you and the seller, and the bid cannot be retracted except because of a typographical or other error on the seller's part.

If you place a bid, and win, you will be obligated to buy the product at the price you indicated as your bid.

Placing a bid on this auction site, winning, then not paying for the product is illegal in most states, and prosecution can result .

As a seller, the item that you place up for bids must be available. Once a bid has been placed for your item, you are in a binding contract with the potential buyer of the product, if that bid shall be the highest bid.

Once the auction is over, if over reserve price, you are obligated to sell to the buyer who is the highest bidder. If, reserve price was not met, you are not obligated to sell the item.

As a seller, you may not bid on your own items.

4. Posting Items:

As a user, you are welcome to post items for sale on MartiniAuctions. We do have restrictions on what items you may sell, and what you may not sell. You may not sell illegal merchandise, like customized pens, fakes, eg.

Items that are posted are subject to review by the staff of MartiniAuctions, and may be removed without prior notice, if considered to be in violation of the User Agreement.

You may not include an email address, telephone number or website address in your posting.

5. Charges:

* Registering are free on this server.
* Buying is always free in MartiniAuctions.
* No insertion fee.
* Additional sale features like "bold" "additional pictures" and other features: see cost in the auction mask.

6. Privacy:

We gather your information so that people will have it on hand when they win your auction, or you win their auction. Personal information is not sold, rented, or used in any other way without your permission.

Personal information sent to a user regarding a product bought or sold on the auction is not to be used for any other purpose, except for communication about the auction item.

7. Warranty:

MartiniAuction provides this website in an 'as-is' condition, without a warranty or condition. Martiniauction is not liable for any damages resulting from an auction, or your visit to the site.

8. Conditions of Service:

MartiniAuction acts only in providing a place for buyers and sellers to buy and sell approved items. We have no control over quality, usability, legality, etc of the items offered here for auction. MartiniAuction provides this website in an 'as-is' condition, without a warranty of any kind. MartiniAuction is not liable for any damages resulting from an auction, or your visit to the site. MartiniAuction is not responsible nor liable for any damages caused or alleged to be caused directly, indirectly, incidentally, or consequentially by anything on or related to this auction site.

We at MartiniAuction may not get involved in disputes between users. In the case that you have such a dispute, by registering on this site, you are releasing MartiniAuction and its agents, employees, and assignees, and any affiliated companies or individuals from any claims, suspected and unsuspected, whether disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of, or in any way connected to, any disputes. We suggest and expect that users will employ common good business practices and personal courtesy to avoid disputes. If another user has a complaint with you, please establish a polite dialog with him or her to resolve the dispute to mutual satisfaction. Above all, when buying something from someone--whether on the internet or anywhere else--your best protection is to be an informed buyer. Caveat Emptor - Buyer Beware!

We cannot, and will not, be held responsible for any interruption to service, caused by any means.

We reserve the right to remove any user from this auction site at any time for any reason we deem sufficient and without explanation required.

We will tolerate no violations of law or regulations by any actions, especially those that are libellous, threatening, harassing, or obscene.

Your use of this auction site indicates your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

Thank you for using Martiniauctions.