Conditions online auction

1.1 The auction conditions contain all deals closed in the Kerstveiling between buyers and sellers that are united through the horses that are presented for sale at the Online Kerstveiling, as well as the relationship between Stichting Kerstveiling Marienheem and a buyer or a seller.
1.2 On these auction conditions as well as the deals from article 1.1 only Dutch law can be applied, with total exclusion of the “Weens koopverdrag”, (CISG)
1.3 The auction conditions will be introduced to all visitors of the Kerstveiling Online and are shown on the website before the auction is started.
1.4 The conditions shown in article 2.1 in capitals relate to the following meaning.
1. BUYER: a natural person or legal entity who is acting as a buyer in an agreement of buying and selling of a horse in the auction.
2. FOUNDATION: De Foundation “Stichting Kerstveiling Marienheem”.
3. SELLER: A natural person or legal entity that is the seller of a horse or foal in deals that are done in the Kerstveiling online auction.
3.1 The auction will be organized by the Kerstveiling foundation.
The purchase agreement is made between the buyer and seller, with the obligation for seller and buyer to pay the auction fees that are mentioned above to the foundation.
The horses, foals or items will be sold online by bidding. They will be auctioned in catalog order. The online auctioneer has the right to change the order of selling. The auctioneer also has the right to refuse a buyer without a statement.
5.2 The bidding will happen by entering the offers for a horse on the website. The highest bidder wins the auction when the time count is finished.
5.3 Every bidder is supposed to bid for him or herself and will be held responsible for his bid until a higher bid is accepted. When a bidder is buying in order of another buyer, he will be held responsible for his bid/bids, next to his client, also the obligations that belong to winning an auction.
Every bidder/buyer has to legitimize himself to the auction committee or auctioneer when he is asked to. Using a valid id. He has to allow a copy can be made, to prove the identity of the buyer. If a buyer doesn’t show a valid id at first request the auctioneer is allowed to declare the auction invalid and re-auction the horse.
For the buyer the auction fee is 10% of the final auction price plus 21% tax over the auction fee.
8.1All horses that are offered are margin horses, unless different is announced.
9.1. Na gunning van het te veilen veulen,paard, voorwerp krijgt de koper online de factuur gemaild en zal er contact met de koper opgenomen worden waar men overleg kan hebben over de betaling en over transport.
9.2 Koopsom + veilingkosten dient 5 dagen na facturatiedatum betaald te zijn.
9.3 Bij paarden, voorwerpen gaat het risico van het paard te allen tijde direct over van de verkoper op de koper op het moment van afslaan op het online systeem. Het paard komt vanaf dat moment voor rekening en risico van de koper.
9.4 Levering van het paard kan in overleg met de Stichting Kerstveiling geregeld worden.
9.5 Indien koper niet tijdig aan betalings verplichting (of anders dan is afgesproken) voldoet heeft de stichting het recht een direct opeisbare boete ad € 2.500,- (zegge: tweeduizendvijfhonderd euro), vermeerderd met een boete ad € 250,- (zegge: tweehonderd en vijftig euro) voor elke dag dat deze nalatigheid voortduurt.
9.6 De stichting Kerstveiling biedt de koper de mogelijkheid om het gekochte paard per direct te verzekeren, dit kan men zelf regelen na het online afslaan van het paard door een mail te sturen naar Stichting Kerstveiling of kenbaar maken tijdens het telefonisch contact die na het online afslaan zal plaats vinden.
 If a buyer opinion is that the horse does not meet the quality requirement that was offered after a horse is delivered, a buyer has to report so within 3 weeks after delivery, if he fails to do so this right expires. The buyer will make this report in writing (by mail) or by email.
10.2 Breach of contract on the side of the buyer, when he does not meet his obligations give seller/ foundation the right to, by his choice, to claim compliance or to remit the purchase contract. Either way the buyer forfeits his right to the seller a one-off fine of E 2500.= (in words; two thousand five hundred euro). The seller/ foundation obtains the right to try for compensation. This by registered mail or by bailiffs writ. Notice of default has to occur with observance of at least 8 days.
The foundations rules out, as far as legally allowed, all liability related to buyers, sellers and third parties. Especially in the following cases, but not limited to.
12.1 In case of a dispute between buyer/seller/ foundation the dispute will be presented to a court that  is authorized to judge in this matter. When one or both of the parties concerning this matter is established outside the Netherlands the “Noord Nederland court”  is still competent to be informed about the dispute.



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