The Salvage Center, Inc., Online Auctioning System
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Rules and Regulations

REGISTRATION

  • The Salvage Center, Inc. reserves the right, at any time and for any reason, to reject any new buyer registration, or revoke any existing registration.
  • Buyers must be registered with The Salvage Center, Inc. and a copy of your current dealer license and a completed Resale Certificate must be on file with us.
  • In order to access The Salvage Center, Inc.’s online auction system, you must be a registered buyer in good standing and agree to abide by all rules and regulations pertaining to such bidding.
  • Each buyer receives a computer-generated Entry Code. It is the sole responsibility of the buyer to safeguard this Entry code, and any misuse or unauthorized use of this Entry Code will be the responsibility of the registered buyer.
  • Users may opt to create a custom Username and Password, but it is the sole responsibility of the buyer to choose a Username and Password that is sufficiently complex, and to safeguard these credentials.

SALE DETAILS

  • Type of sale: Sealed Bids: All titles & appraisals available for review.
  • Any vehicle sold by The Salvage Center, Inc., with a “Bill of Sale” could have a title unknown to us at the time of sale. Any problems resulting from the registering of a “Bill of Sale” vehicle will be the sole responsibility of the buyer.
  • It is the sole responsibility of the buyer to ensure that all bids placed over the internet are checked for accuracy. To verify that the correct bid is placed, we strongly recommend that a confirmation sheet be printed when bidding is complete and again if you change or cancel a bid. Failure to honor a bid will result in the immediate revocation of pool privileges.
  • Bids can be entered online beginning on the sale starting date (generally Thursdays) at 1:00PM through the sale ending date (generally the following Thursday) at 12:00PM (noon). Start and end dates may be modified to accommodate holidays, so please check the bidlist for exact start and ending dates. All times are specified in the United States Eastern time zone.
  • Online bids can be raised, lowered, or cancelled until 12:00PM (noon) on the sale ending day. All online bids will be considered final at 12:00PM (noon) on the sale ending day, and any subsequent bids will not be accepted.

TIES

  • In the event of a tie between two bidders, the vehicle will be awarded to the earliest registered bid.

SALE AWARDING

  • It is the buyers' responsibility to check the results listing after the close of the sale to determine if any vehicles were awarded to them.
  • There is a buyer fee and an internet fee, as specified on the weekly bidlist, for each winning bid. The Salvage Center, Inc. reserves the right to change the fee structure at any time without any advance notice to anyone using the system.

VEHICLES LABELED AS “RUNS” OR “RUNS AND DRIVES”

  • Runs--Vehicle starts with no apparent engine noise or other malfunction.
  • Runs and Drives--Vehicle starts with no apparent engine noise or other malfunction and safely goes into gear. Moves forward and reverse without causing additional damage.
  • The fact that we do not indicate “runs” or “runs and drives” in no way should be construed as meaning the vehicle does not do either.
  • We only start vehicles which we feel would have a significant impact on a buyer’s analysis of the salvage value. This is normally done on late model recovered thefts and flood vehicles.

VEHICLE DISCLAIMER

  • All vehicles sold at The Salvage Center, Inc. are sold “as is” and displayed at our site, and carry no warrantees either expressed or implied.
  • It is strongly suggested that all vehicles be inspected on site prior to bidding online to ensure accuracy, as we do not guarantee the year, make, mileage, type of engine, and number of cylinders.
  • Further, The Salvage Center, Inc. provides no information relative to previous accidents, repairs, or title history.
  • We bear no responsibility for any typographical errors.

PAYMENT

  • Bank checks, certified checks, postal money orders, wire transfers, or a letter of credit are accepted.

VEHICLE PICK UP

  • All cars must be paid for and removed by the following Wednesday at 4:00PM. There will be no exceptions. Failure to adhere to this rule will result in revocation of all pool privileges. There will be a $20.00 per day per vehicle storage charge for vehicles left over three business days.
  • The Salvage Center Inc. will assume NO responsibility for damages incurred on vehicles left after the pickup deadline.
  • No buyers are allowed to jump start, work on, or otherwise attempt to make any car driveable.
  • All vehicles picked up MUST be removed by a wrecker or ramp truck. No vehicle will be driven from the yard.

THE SALVAGE CENTER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO UPDATE THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS AT ANY TIME BY PLACING THE NEW VERSION ON OUR WEBSITE.

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