PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF THIS AUCTION BEFORE YOU BID or LIST A CONSIGNMENT! Use of the website constitutes your acceptance of our terms and conditions of this auction site!!!
Wildlife Buyer, LLC. (Also referred to as "Auctioneer")
PLEASE NOTE : A Bid Deposit is not required for this auction. Terms of each auction are stipulated in the description of the listing and if no terms are listed in the description of the listing each auction item is subject to the terms listed below.
BIDDER VERIFICATION “PLEASE NOTE” : The identity of all bidders will be verified, bidding rights are provisional and if complete verification is not possible, Wildlife Buyer, LLC will reject the registration, and bidding activity will be terminated. A penalty fee will be imposed for providing false information and prosecution will result. All registration information the Bidder provides to Wildlife Buyer, LLC, also known as "Auctioneer", shall be current, complete, and accurate. Bidders must be 18 years of age or older. Bidder agrees to not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of or any transaction being conducted on and during the auction.
AUCTION BID DEFAULT: In the event a winning bidder fails to submit payment or a method of payment that is not redeemable in full as stipulated in the auction terms, the winning bidder will be charged an administrative fee of $250.00. If buyer defaults on the listing the buyer has won for any reason there will be an additional 25% of the purchased price default fee applied to the buyers account. Additional default remedies are reserved by Wildlife Buyer, LLC and the Seller.
VEHICLE TITLE TRANSFERS: "When Applicable to the Auction" The Fee for the Title Transfer "for each vehicle" will be $200.00 for a Private individual and $100.00 for a Licensed Auto Dealer. PLEASE NOTE: The high bidder will be emailed an electronic invoice for electronic funds transfer. Sales Tax will be charged unless the winning bidder has and presents their current, and valid, tax resale certificate (and Auto Dealers License If Purchasing Titled Items). You will not be charged sales tax if you have your certificate showing that you are a Farmer or Rancher and the Equipment will be used for Farming or Ranching. You can fax a copy of these certificates to 830-232-6227 .
1. PAYMENT: Payment for purchases must be made within 48 hours after the close of the auction either by Electric Wire Transfer from our payment page, Direct Deposit, or Bank Certified Check, made payable to Wildlife Buyer, LLC., unless otherwise noted in a specific auction's terms and conditions. Any Buyer who does not pay for their item(s) won within 48 hours of the auction closing will be in auction default and the item will be resold and the buyer will be restricted from WLB Auction site. Any listing that is sold on the Wildlife Buyer, LLC. Auction Site will require a 100% payment to Wildlife Buyer, LLC. or the seller of the listing item before the buyer gains possession of the item,(Buyer paying seller must be approved by Wildlifebuyer, LLC.) unless other arrangements have been made by Wildlife Buyer, LLC. or the seller. A collection agency will be contacted if the buyer or seller does not make payment within the time alotted above. Any shipping or extra fees incurred by the buyer will be due at the time of pick up or delivery. Animals consigned and sold must be captured and ready for delivery within 16 days from the conclusion of the sale, unless other written arrangements have been agreed upon between buyer and seller. If the buyer or seller cannot agree upon a delivery time, it will be up to Wildlife Buyer to decide if any default has occurred. All consignments not paid for as stipulated will be sold to the next highest bidder. All sales are subject to State Sales Tax laws. All sales will be charged a sales tax unless the buyer can provide their agriculture tax I.D. exemption number. Wildlife Buyer, LLC. will collect a 10% sellers fee, along with any other fees incurred by the seller, from the total winning bid amount before payment is made to the seller. If consigned items sell and the consignor cannot deliver the items to the buyer, the seller will still owe a 10% sellers commission fee to Wildlife Buyer, LLC. Sellers will pay the 10% commission of the sale to Wildlife Buyer, LLC. no later than 10 days after the auction has ended. If the sellers 10% commssion fee has not been collected in the 10 day required period of payment the seller will be subject to a 15% additional FEE on the commission or the total sale of the item at the sole discretion of Wildlife Buyer, LLC. A Credit Card used for payment will be charged a 5% office of the final sale of the invoice.
2. WARRANTY: No Warranty is expressed or implied. The descriptions of items appearing in the auction and in advertising prior to this sale are believed to be correct. Nevertheless, neither those descriptions nor any oral statements made by Owner or Auctioneer concerning any item shall be construed as a warranty either expressed or implied. ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS - WHERE IS. We are not responsible for the actions the 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, and content is presented 'As-Is'. All contact shall be through Wildlife Buyer, LLC. or the seller/buyer shall be subject to a $100.00 penalty at the sole discretion of Wildlife Buyer, LLC.
3. RECEIPT: Buyer will be furnished an electronic receipt at the conclusion of the sale sent to email on file for the registered buyer.
4. REMOVAL: Merchandise, which include animals, becomes the full responsibility of Buyer at time of purchase, and Buyer assumes all risk of loss and damage to property until removed from seller premises. Owner and Auctioneer agree that merchandise may remain on the sale premises for a period of time following the sale, but feed charges per animal may be applied to the buyer for animals starting the day after the buyer has won the listing. Animal feed charges will be based on size. An animal which weighs under 200 pounds will incur a $3.00 per head per day charge, and an animal which weighs 200 or more pounds will incur a $5 per head charge per day. If no pickup, delivery, or feed charge has been agreed upon by both buyer and seller, the feed charges will begin the day after the sale of the animal. Animals not removed from sale facilities in 3 days after the auction ends will incur a stall fee of $100, which will allow animals to remain in a stall for 3 days and another $100 will be applied to buyer after each week that the animal is not picked up, plus any applicable feed charges. Any animal that is located at Wildlife Buyer, LLC. holding facility in Leakey Texas will incur FEED CHARGES 24 HOURS after the auction ends. Any buyer who hires Wildlife Buyer, LLC to deliver their animals will sign a Waiver of Liability. This liability will only be filled out one time per customer. Wildlife Buyer LLC. will use proper equipment and take all necessary precautions to protect your purchases from injury or death. However, once WildlifeBuyer LLC. is contracted to ship any purchases, Wildlife Buyer LLC., and any of their representatives, will not be responsible for the injury or death of shipped items. Once Wildlife Buyer is contracted to ship any purchases by a buyer Wildlife Buyer, LLC., and any of their representatives, work for the buyer and all liability is assumed by the buyer. If a 24 hour guarantee has been activated by a buyer for items within a sellers’ facility the guarantee ends once purchased items enter the delivery equipment contracted by the buyer. Buyer also understands that buyer will be responsible for any damages to delivery equipment such as trucks and trailers due to poor road conditions or overgrown trees or brush on buyers’ property. Buyer will not be liable for damages to equipment prior to entering or after leaving the destination property. Damages to equipment need to be witnessed by person responsible for receiving purchases prior to any equipment leaving the destination property. The date by which all merchandise must be removed from the premises is subject to an auction by auction basis. Unless posted otherwise, or other arrangements made, any item or items not removed within 5 business days from the conclusion date of the auction will be considered abandoned and will be resold. All sales as is, where is. No guarantee AGAINST sickness, accident or death. Wildlife Buyer, LLC. act as agents only. Removal shall be at the expense, liability and risk of the purchaser. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER WILL HAVE TO MAKE THEIR OWN ARRANGEMENTS FOR LOADING, PICKING UP, OR SHIPPING THEIR ITEMS FROM THE AUCTION SITE . IF AUCTION ITEMS ARE READY TO BE SHIPPED AND BUYER CANNOT WORK OUT A DELIVERY SCHEDULE THE BUYER CANNOT HOLD SELLER RESPONSIBLE FOR ITEMS NOT DELIVERED. If the buyer, or winner of a listing, is unable to accept delivery or pick up because of interstate transport requirements, the consignor nor Wildlife Buyer, LLC. shall be responsible for refund, adjustment, or under any obligation to hold item(s). It is the Buyer's responsibility to know their state's entry requirements before bidding on an item.
5. Adjustments and Modifications: Errors in estimates of merchandise inventory will be adjusted prior to removal, but no adjustment will be made after merchandise, or animals, has been removed from the premises or after the removal date set by Auctioneer, whether or not the property has been removed. Auctioneer reserves the right, for any reason, in its sole discretion, to terminate, change or suspend any aspect of the auction sale. Auctioneer decision about any sale items or terms is final.
6. Resale: Auctioneer reserves the right to resell any property not paid for in full within (3) three business days of the online auction item's closing date. Failure to pay for items won on this online auction will result in a $250.00 fee for expenses of resale, collection and damages resulting from the resale. Prosecution may also result from a non-payment action by buyer. If a seller brings an item for the auction to the Wildlife Buyer barn and the item does not sell, the seller has the option to list the item for a two day auction with no reserve, or the seller can pick the item up and pay WLB for any feed, stall fee. There will also be 7% fee of the highest bid on each auction that did not sell under $1000, or 5% fee of the highest bid on each auction that did not sell over $1000.00. This only applies to animals that are in the Wildlife Buyer Leakey Facility.
7. Disputes Between Bidders: If a dispute arises between two or more Bidders, Auctioneer reserves the right to reopen bidding. Auctioneers designation of the Buyer shall be final.
8. Injury, Damage and Indemnification: - Bidder acknowledges responsibility for any personal injury or property damage caused by Bidder or his agent to Wildlife Buyer, LLC, or Seller(s). Bidder further agrees to indemnify, defend and hold Auctioneer (Wildlife Buyer, LLC) and Seller(s) harmless for any personal injury to himself or his agents, any property damage incurred during property removal, any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, judgments, fees and expenses related thereto, in connection with any claims arising out of, based upon, or resulting from any breach or violation by Bidder of this Contract or any use by Bidder of the auction sale or as a result of a dispute with another Bidder.
9. AGENT ONLY: Wildlife Buyer, LLC is acting as agent for the Seller/Owner only and is not responsible for statements made by other parties.
10. TERMINATION: This Bidder Contract constitutes a binding agreement between Bidder and Wildlife Buyer, LLC until terminated only by Wildlife Buyer, LLC. Wildlife Buyer, LLC is also referred to as “Auctioneer” may do so at any time, without notice, in Auctioneers sole discretion. If Bidder dissatisfaction occurs with the auction sale in any way, Bidder's only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of the auction sale. Auctioneer reserves the right to terminate Bidder registration and use of the auction site, and impose limits on certain features of the auction site or restrict Bidder access to, or use of, part or the entire auction site without notice or penalty.
11. Providing False Information and or not honoring your bid: You will be suspended, permanently banned from our site, and information about you and the devices that you used to access our site submitted to law enforcement and collection agencies if you provide false information when registering, such as a false name or fraudulent contact information. You will be permanently banned from our site if you are the successful buyer and you do not honor your auction bid. Furthermore, if you do not honor your auction bid, or provide false information, a penalty fee will be imposed and legal action will result.
12. Our use of e-mail addresses is strictly used to contact buyers and sellers: Any use of this private information by anyone else other than Wildlife Buyer LLC. is strictly prohibited and we will take appropriate legal action.
13. HOLD HARMLESS: We cannot, and will not, be held responsible for any interruption in service, errors, and/or omissions, caused by any means whatsoever, therefore we cannot guarantee continual, uninterrupted or error free service as our website could be interfered with by means out of our control. Bidder acknowledges that this auction is conducted electronically and relies on hardware and software that may malfunction without warning. The Auctioneer may void any sale, temporarily suspend bidding, re-start the bidding after a malfunction and re-sell any items that were affected by any malfunction. The decision of the Auctioneer is final.
14. PRIVACY: We gather information about our buyers and sellers for the purposes of conducting the online auctions. Any other use is strictly prohibited.
15. MAILING LISTS: We use email mailing lists to notify our customers about online and live auctions. If you are receiving a particular mailing and wish to discontinue receiving future mailings, simply reply to the email telling us to remove you from the mailing list and we will promptly remove your email from such mailings.
16. BIDDING: Placing a bid is a binding contract between you and the seller, and the bid cannot be retracted unless due to fault by the seller of typographical error, or human error on the seller's part. Once you place a bid, and if you win, you will be obligated to buy the product at the said price you indicated as your bid, along with any applicable government fees or taxes. Placing a bid on this auction site, and winning, then not paying for the product is illegal, and prosecution will result. If you don't pay for the purchased items within 3 (three) business days, Wildlife Buyer will sell the items to the next highest bidder. All bids placed on this site are considered real and in effect, even if you do not win, or are the highest bidder, until all items are delivered. The owners of property sold through this web site reserve the right to reject any and all bids, if they so choose upon approval of Wildlife Buyer, LLC. If a bid is placed within 20 minutes of the listing closing the listing closing time will be extended another 20 minutes. A bid placed within the last 20 minutes of a listings closing time in an attempt to win an item without giving the winning bidder time to rebid (called snipe bidding) is not allowed. A bidder is given a chance for the system to enter a proxy bid in their behalf or to receive an email that they have been outbid and a chance to sign back in and bid again if they so wish. If they can not do so within the 20 minute deadline, the listing closes. As long as bidding continues on a listing it will continue to add 20 minutes to the closing time to allow a rebid. Just as a bidder has a chance to bid again in a live auction so we do allow a bidder to have 20 minutes to enter a rebid if they have been outbid. Use our proxy bidding system if you do not wish to keep re-entering a bid and waiting for the closing of a particular listing. If any user bids on their own animal and ends up winning the auction, the user will have to pay a 10% fee on the final bid.
17. Endangered Species - The offer for sale is only in the state (or country) of origin for any animals, or parts there of, that are listed on the US endangered specie list, or cites. Sale of these animals, or parts there of, is also under the condition all parties obtain any and all necessary permits and documentation required to buy or sell these animals or parts there of.
18. Auction Items - Consigner of items for sale states that, he or she owns, or has the legal right to sell, all items listed for sale. Purchasers and sellers of items agree to not hold Wildlife Buyer, LLC liable for items sold by a consigner without the legal right to sell. If a consignment is made without the right to sell, then prosecution and fines may result for the consigner of these items. If an item sells and the seller cannot deliver the purchased items to the buyer, the seller will still owe a 10% sellers fee from the total sale price of items sold to Wildlife Buyer, LLC. If a buyer contacts a seller about animals that are not listed on the auction site, it could cause the buyer to be suspended of the site and a penalty up to $5,000.00. Animals consigned and sold are to be delivered within 16 days from the conclusion of the sale, unless other written arrangements have been made between buyer and seller. Consigners of items agree that once a listing has started to not close or end early the listing. If a listing is closed or ended early by Consigner, the Consigner will owe a $100.00 fee at the sole discretion of Wildlife Buyer, LLC. Consigner enters into a legally binding contract with Wildlife Buyer, LLC., once an auction item has been posted to the WildlifeBuyer.com site, to let the consigned item run till the closing date listed in the auction start and closing date details. No auction can be ended early, without approval of Wildlife Buyer, LLC. Penalties for ending an auction early are upon the sole discretion of Wildlife Buyer, LLC. Penalties include a 10% fee of the amount of the last bid that will be paid by the seller that ended the auction listing. Any animals brought to the Wildlife Buyer facilities with a reserve price set or a starting bid price set will be charged a feed charge per animal per day (FEED CHARGES WILL BE INCURRED ON THE DATE OF ARRIVAL UNTIL THE DATE OF DEPARTURE) and will be charged a 10% fee on the highest bid of each animal that DOES NOT SELL.
If a Seller brings an animal(s) to Wildlife Buyer Barn and does not sell their animal(s) the seller is responsible for paying Wildlife Buyer feed charges. The feed charges are listed above. If a Seller brings an animal(s) to Wildlife Buyer Barn and sets a reserve on his/her animal(s) and the animal(s) does not meet reserve, the Seller will owe Wildlife Buyer 10% of the last bid on the animal(s). Seller will also owe Wildlife Buyer feed charges. If a Seller brings an animal(s) to Wildlife Buyer Barn and sells their animal(s), the seller will not have to pay a feed charge. **Note: If the Seller bids on his/her own animal(s) and ends up winning the animal(s), he/she will pay 10% fee of the final winning bid whether the animal(s) are in Wildlife Buyer Barn or their own barn.
19. Listing Requirements- Wildlife Buyer, LLC has the right to edit any listing. All listings posted may not contain any personal contact information. Any animals brought to the Wildlife Buyer facilities with a reserve price set or a starting bid price set will be charged a feed charge per animal per day (FEED CHARGES WILL BE INCURRED ON THE DATE OF ARRIVAL UNTIL THE DATE OF DEPARTURE) and will be charged a 10% fee on the highest bid of each animal that DOES NOT SELL.
20. Caged Mammals - Sale of any mammal not considered hoofstock must be accompanied by the sellers USDA Permit Number and any other documentation if required by law.
21. Medicated/Drugged Animals - Any user/buyer that bids on a listing item needs to make sure they read the listing description. Any medicated or drugged animals up for auction should have specific instructions. Wildlife Buyer is not responsible for any animals that have been medicated or drugged.
22. Interference - If any Wildlife Buyer user interferes with a sale of a listing that is not theirs in any way, you will be banned from the auction site and you will be fined a $500.00 fee for each listing the user interfered with.
23. Wildlife Buyer Guarantee - Auction Listings that are deemed eligible for the Wildlife Buyer guarantee will be guaranteed to the Buyer in the condition specified in the listing for 24 hours after the auction closes when the Buyer pays for that listing by 5 P.M. on the day that the auction closes. If the Buyer does not pay by 5 P.M. on the day that the auction closes the guarantee is voided. Guarantee covers only injury and death. Guarantee does not cover escape. If injury or death occurs during the 24 hour period gauranteed, the Buyer will be reimbursed 90% of the purchase price. Any buyer who hires Wildlife Buyer to transport animals and has paid before 5 P.M. on the day the auction closes under the WLB Guarantee understands that the guarantee ends as soon as the animal(s) are on the trailer. Wildlife Buyer LLC. will use proper equipment and take all necessary precautions to protect your purchases from injury or death. However, once WildlifeBuyer LLC. is contracted to ship any purchases Wildlife Buyer LLC., and any of their representatives, will not be responsible for the injury or death of shipped items. Once Wildlife Buyer is contracted to ship any purchases by a buyer Wildlife Buyer, LLC., and any of their representatives, work for the buyer and all liability is assumed by the buyer. If a 24 hour guarantee has been activated by a buyer for items within a sellers’ facility the guarantee ends once purchased items enter the delivery equipment contracted by the buyer. Buyer also understands that buyer will be responsible for any damages to delivery equipment such as trucks and trailers due to poor road conditions or overgrown trees or brush on buyers’ property. Buyer will not be liable for damages to equipment prior to entering or after leaving the destination property. Damages to equipment need to be witnessed by person responsible for receiving purchases prior to any equipment leaving the destination property.