Auction Terms and Conditions

  1. Introduction
    1. The following definitions apply to this Auction Agreement:
    2. Auction
      means an electronic time-critical auction on which Registered Users may Bid;
      Auctioneer
      means The Art Of Ping Pong;
      Bat
      means a table tennis bat designed by an artist and to be sold to raise money for charity;
      Bid
      means an offer to acquire a Bat which is, once accepted, legally binding;
      Braintree
      means PayPal (Europe) S.à r. l. et Cie, S.C.A trading as “Braintree”;
      End Date
      means 30 November 2016 at Midnight;
      The Art Of Ping Pong
      The Art Of Ping Pong Limited;
      Invitation
      means an invitation by the Auctioneer for an offer that displays no intention by the inviting party to be contractually bound at that moment;
      Maximum Bid
      means the highest Bid that the Registered User is willing to be automatically made on their behalf;
      Payment
      means the sending of money equal to a Winning Bid;
      Registered User
      means any individual or legal entity that signs up to the Terms;
      Start Date
      means 1st November 2016 at ?;
      Terms
      means the terms of this Auction Agreement together with the privacy policy http://www.theartofpingpong.co.uk/terms;
      Winning Bid
      means the highest Bid made at the End Date or in accordance with clause 2.5; and
      Website
      means http://www.theartofpingpong.co.uk/
    3. The Auction will end at the End Date. After this time no further Bids can be made.
    4. By using the Website, Users agree to be bound by the Terms.
  2. Bids
    1. The Auction has been created by the Auctioneer who is issuing an Invitation to Registered Users.
    2. When a Bid is made, both the Registered User and Auctioneer accept that:
      1. this may be a Winning Bid;
      2. a commitment to making a Payment has been accepted;
      3. they intend to be bound by the arrangement;
      4. if the Registered User is outbid and has specified a Maximum Bid, they will automatically be deemed to have made a new Bid £1 higher than the current highest Bid unless the current highest bid is greater than the Maximum Bid;
      5. a Bid or Maximum Bid may be increased at any time prior to the End Date by a Registered User; and
      6. the Registered User may choose to make their Bid anonymously.
    3. The Winning Bid will be the highest Bid and must meet any other conditions specified in this Auction Agreement or the Terms.
    4. At the end of the Auction, the Registered User that has the Winning Bid will make a Payment in consideration for the Bat and in accordance with clause 2.7.
    5. If the highest Bid is removed for any reason after the end of the Auction, the next highest Bid will automatically become the Winning Bid. Should this happen the Registered User of the next highest Bid will be given the option to accept or reject having the Winning Bid. If rejected, the Registered User with the next highest Bid will be given the option until a Winning Bid has been accepted.
    6. A Registered User may not retract a Bid except for the limited circumstances under applicable law or in connection with Clause 3 below.
    7. The Registered User accepts that they will have to make a Payment for any shipping costs (which can be found at http://theartofpingpong.co.uk/shipping) in addition to the Winning Bid.
  3. Errors
    1. The Art Of Ping Pong shall have no liability where a Bid fails to be received, is delayed or where the Bid is made in error for whatever reason. The Art Of Ping Pong is under no obligation to correct erroneous Bids or to resubmit Bids which were lost in transmission or otherwise registered on the Website.
    2. Whilst the Registered User takes full responsibility for any use of their account, in the case of an obvious error The Art Of Ping Pong has the right to reject any Bid.
    3. As soon as the Registered User becomes aware of an error, they should email hello@rollstudio.co.uk. The Art Of Ping Pong will investigate the error to determine in its discretion whether the Bid is invalid. The Art Of Ping Pong will then communicate its decision to the Registered User.
  4. Payments
    1. All Payments made via the Website will be processed through Braintree whose full terms and conditions can be found at https://www.braintreepayments.com/legal/payment-services-agreement-eu.
    2. Once a Registered User has made a Payment they will receive a confirmation email either from The Art Of Ping Pong or Braintree.
    3. Given the charitable nature of the auction we do not supply refunds.
  5. General
    1. With regard to any Auction The Art Of Ping Pong reserves the right to:
      1. change the Start Date;
      2. remove it from the Website; or
      3. change the End Date,
      4. at any time and at its absolute discretion.
    2. If an Auction is changed in any way in accordance with Clause 5.1 and subsequently re-activated, all previous Bids will lapse.
    3. The use and processing of any personal data shall be in accordance with the privacy policy at http://www.theartofpingpong.co.uk/terms.
    4. Any disputes between Registered Users shall be dealt with by The Art Of Ping Pong.
    5. If any part of this Auction Agreement is found to be unenforceable as a matter of law, all other parts will not be affected and shall remain in force.
    6. This Auction Agreement will be governed by the laws of England and Wales and will be dealt with exclusively by the English courts.
  6. Shipping info
    DestinationDelivery time*Shipping costs
    UK30 days£12.00
    Europe30 days£18.00
    Worldwide45 days£25.00

    *Due to the delicate nature of the artworks, extra care will be taken to ensure it gets to you safely and securely. Because of this, the total shipping and handling time may take up longer and costs may vary for some particulary delicate or oversized artworks.

    1. We hold onto the artworks a little while after the end of the auction for press coverage purposes, hence the delivery days being quite long.
    2. Some artworks may need special shipping requirements which will be discussed between The Art of Ping Pong and the holder of the Winning Bid.

Privacy Policy

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookie and Usage data. Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection. The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Application.

Any use of Cookies - or of other tracking tools - by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.

Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services.Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of the Data.The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organisational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Place

The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time

The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Access to third party services' accounts and Analytics.

The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document. Facebook permissions asked by this Application

This Application may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User's Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it.

For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.

The permissions asked are the following:

Basic information by default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their locale. Certain connections of the User, such as the Friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

About Me

Provides access to the 'About Me' section of the profile

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services: Access to third party

Access to third party services' accounts

Analytics

Additional information about Data collection and processing

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.

To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honour the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller removes the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Information about this privacy policy

The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilised by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilised to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilised by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.

User

The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorised by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refer.

Data Subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organisation authorised by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organisation with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.

This Application

The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

Cookie

Small piece of data stored in the User's device.

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