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Terms & Conditions
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE LEGALLY BINDING ON YOU WITH RESPECT TO ANY “TRANSACTION” AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED BELOW. BY ACCESSING THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS A PREREQUISITE TO ANY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED ACTIVITIES WITH US.
Terms & Conditions
The terms "you" and "your" refer to the person(s) or entity offering an item(s) for purchase and/or sending any item(s) containing gold, platinum, silver, other precious metals, gemstones (including but not limited to Diamonds, Rubies and Emeralds), or any combination thereof (collectively hereinafter referred to as "Merchandise") to Company for sale and purchase, as well as accessing or using our websites and providing us with your personal information (collectively hereinafter referred to as "Transaction"). "We", "our", and "us" refer to Company (through any of its divisions) and its employees, agents, members, owners, directors, officers, successors and assigns. By using our services and/or sending us your Merchandise, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth herein.
Ownership of Merchandise:
You agree and warrant that (1) you are at least eighteen (18) years of age; (2) you have good and marketable title to the Merchandise you send to us; (3) you have full authority to sell and transfer said Merchandise; (4) you are the actual legal owner of any and all Merchandise offered to be sold to us; (5) you are acting on your own behalf, and not as another's agent or representative; (6) the Merchandise is sold free of all liens, encumbrances, liabilities, and adverse claims of every nature and description whatsoever; (7) your description of the Merchandise in the shipping materials you provide to us is accurate and complete; (8) you will NOT send in any hazardous or illegal materials, including, without limitation, any Merchandise or other material containing Arsenic, Beryllium, Bismuth, Cadmium, Mercury, Nickel, Lead, Antimony, Selenium, Tin, Tellurium or any other deleterious elements; (9) your possession of the Merchandise is not from, or the result of, illegal activity in this country or any other country; (10) any transaction initiated by you will not cause or result in us to be in violation of any anti-money laundering, anti-terrorism, or other applicable law of the U.S., any state or any foreign country; and (11) you will provide any documentation and/or information reasonably requested by us in connection with or related to you, the foregoing, the Merchandise or the Transaction.
You agree to and will indemnify, defend and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims, lawsuits, investigations, disputes, controversies, judgments, liabilities, obligations and damages relating to or arising out of any Transactions with us, any noncompliance with these Terms and Conditions or agreement with us, or the title to, ownership of or lien on any Merchandise offered for sale, sold or purported or arranged to be sold by you to us.
Compliance with State and Federal Regulations:
The State of Florida (Fla. Stat. § 538.32(2)) requires us to obtain certain information from you in order to process or engage in any Transaction with you and issue a payment to you including your name, address, telephone number, email address, driver's license number or other government issued ID number, and a signed sworn statement made by you under penalty of perjury that you are of lawful age and that the driver's license number or other government-issued identification number and other identifying information provided by you is true and correct and that you are the lawful owner of the Merchandise with absolute authority to sell the Merchandise in order to process your payment.
FURTHERMORE, PURSUANT TO FLORIDA LAW IF WITHIN 30 DAYS OF OUR NOTICE TO YOU OF YOUR FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE REQUIRED INFORMATION YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE SUCH REQUIRED INFORMATION OR FAIL TO REQUEST THE RETURN OF YOUR MERCHANDISE, SUCH MERCHANDISE MAY BE DEEMED ABANDONED AND THEREAFTER RELINQUISHED TO THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, BUREAU OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY. COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TO REFUSE SERVICES OR REJECT ANY MATERIAL THAT IS NOT CONSISTENT WITH OUR STANDARDS.
In addition, we have instituted an anti-money laundering compliance program under the USA PATRIOT Act. You may be asked for information to help us comply with our program and applicable laws.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information upon request by law enforcement and/or governmental agency, as required by law or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process.
Loss or Damage Guarantee:
We will have no liability for any Merchandise while in transit or otherwise in the possession or custody of any party other than us, including, without limitation, any common carrier, customs authority or postal or delivery service.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to reject delivery of any mail, envelope, package or other material that appears damaged, opened or tampered with. Any inbound material that we reject will not be deemed to have been "received" by us. Any such rejected material will be returned to you, and we will have no liability for any such attempted delivery or return of any Merchandise.
In the event of a loss or damage after we acknowledge receipt and verification of Merchandise in writing, our liability will be limited to one-third (1/3) of the appraised value of the lost or damaged Merchandise or One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), whichever is less.
If you do not provide us with a written third-party appraisal (issued prior to delivery to us) for the Merchandise, the value of your Merchandise for purposes of our liability will be the amount of our payment for your Merchandise determined by us in our sole discretion. You expressly acknowledge and agree that if you do not provide such an appraisal, our determination of value shall be conclusive and binding.
In order to make a claim for loss or damage of any Merchandise after we receive it, you must submit a claim to us after thirty (30) days and within ninety (90) days of your mailing or shipping the Merchandise to us. Such claim must be made on the claim form provided by us (which is available on request). We will not accept or process your claim form unless it is fully and accurately completed, signed and delivered to us in accordance with the instructions on the claim form. In addition, you must submit all supporting documentation with the completed and signed claim form.
Determining Your Offer:
After our receipt and determination of our payment for your Merchandise, we will, in our sole discretion, provide a telephone or email offer prior to issuing a check for payment for the purchase of your Merchandise.
We do not provide written appraisals. Telephone conversations and negotiations with our employees, agents and independent contractors may, at our discretion, be monitored and/or recorded.
We have the sole and absolute discretion to fulfill or not fulfill any request for shipping materials, to make or not make an offer or issue or not issue a check or payment for any Merchandise, or otherwise to pursue or not pursue the purchase of any Merchandise.
With respect to telephone or email offers, upon your acceptance, oral or written, of such offer, you will be legally bound by such transaction, we will be obligated to make the agreed payment and you will not have the opportunity or right to rescind the transaction or receive your items back from us. Our offer, after a physical evaluation of your items, may differ from any preliminary quote we may provide.
With respect to checks issued for payment without a telephone or email offer, upon your cashing, deposit or other acceptance of the check, or your failure to provide timely notice of non-acceptance as provided below, you will be legally bound by the Transaction and you will not have the opportunity or right to rescind the Transaction or receive your Merchandise back from us. If you do not wish to accept our check and would like your items back, you must call us at 800-4-RARITY to provide notice of your non-acceptance to a customer service representative within fourteen (14) days of the date on the check. If we receive your phone call within such fourteen (14) day period, then after receiving your check we will return your Merchandise in accordance with the Returned Merchandise section below. In advance of our issuing a check, you may request a telephone or email quote for your Merchandise. Upon your acceptance, oral or written, of such quote, you will be legally bound by such Transaction, payment by check will be issued promptly by us, and you will not have the opportunity or right to rescind the Transaction or receive your items back from us.
Promotions may not be combined. Promotions are not applicable to bullion items, such as coins, bars, or other material of 90% or greater purity. Promotions are only redeemable once per Customer.”
Method of Payment:
Company check sent via the United States Postal Service by regular mail. (This is our default Offer payment method. If you fail to discuss a method of payment on the form enclosed with your shipment, then you will receive a company check via the United States Postal Service).
Company check sent via FedEx® Overnight shipping with the fee of $23 deducted from the payment of your Offer.
Transfer money to your PayPal™ account in accordance with the instructions you provided to us (PayPal™ may charge additional fees for this service, which are your responsibility).
Please note that your bank may charge a fee for you to receive the PayPal™ from us. We have no control over the fees your bank may charge you, and it is your responsibility to determine and accept these fees before requesting PayPal™ as your method of payment. Once a process has been initiated, the transaction is final, and any fees charged by your bank are your responsibility.
In the event that your Merchandise is returned to you in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, we will ship your Merchandise to you at your address as it appears in our records via the shipping method of our choosing at our expense (which may be regular mail), and will provide insurance coverage for the full amount of the rejected Offer.
Electronic Communication and Signature:
FOR PURPOSES OF THE TRANSACTION, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, RECEIPT OF NOTICES BY EMAIL, USE OF ELECTRONIC CONTRACTS, AND TO ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS. YOU AGREE THAT CLICKING THE SUBMIT BOX AT THE END OF THE OUR SELLING FORM CONSTITUTES YOUR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE.
YOU AGREE AND CONSENT TO BE CONTACTED BY THE US, OUR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, VENDORS, AND RELATED THIRD-PARTIES THROUGH THE USE OF EMAIL, AND/OR TELEPHONE CALLS AND/OR SMS/MMS TEXT MESSAGES TO YOUR CELLULAR, HOME OR WORK NUMBERS, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER TELEPHONE NUMBER YOU HAVE PROVIDE IN CONJUNCTION WITH A TRANSACTION, INCLUDING THE USE OF AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE DIALING SYSTEMS, AUTODIALERS, OR AN ARTIFICIAL OR PRERECORDED VOICE.
Limitation of Liability:
BY AGREEING TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND/OR ENGAGING IN A TRANSACTION WITH US, YOU AGREE AND UNDERSTAND THAT THE LEGAL LIMIT OF OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIM, LAWSUIT, ACTION, DISPUTE, CONTROVERSY OR OTHER MATTER YOU MAY ASSERT US FOR LOST, DAMAGED, OR DESTROYED MERCHANDISE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE LESSER OF OUR OFFER TO YOU OR $1,000 PER TRANSACTION. YOU AGREE AND UNDERSTAND THAT WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR (a) ANY MONETARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE, OR OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST INCOME, REVENUE, PROFIT OR OPPORTUNITY, WHETHER OR NOT FORESEEABLE AND HOWEVER ARISING AND WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, EQUITY, TORT, STATUTE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY; OR (b) CLAIMS, DEMANDS, OR ACTIONS FOR ANY SUBROGATION CLAIM BROUGHT BY YOUR INSURANCE CARRIER, AND YOU EXPRESSLY AND SPECIFICALLY WAIVE ANY SUBROGATION CLAIM ON YOUR BEHALF AS WELL AS ON BEHALF OF YOUR INSURANCE CARRIER. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT ARE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN, WE DISCLAIM ALL, AND WILL HAVE NO, AND ASSUME NO LIABILITY, WHETHER ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH A TRANSACTION, THE USE OF OUR SERVICE, OUR WEBSITE(S) OR ANY MATERIALS PROVIDED BY US, THE LOSS OF ANY MERCHANDISE, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, OUR OWN INTENTIONAL, ACCIDENTAL OR NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS.
You agree that you provided to us your correct email address, physical address, and telephone numbers that are in our records, and it is your responsibility to provide us with any current or updated contact information. You further agree that: (a) any email message that we send to you is deemed to have been effectively received by you and constitutes due notice to you by email; and (b) any phone message we leave with you, anyone answering your phone, or on your answering machine or service at the telephone number(s) you provide to us is effectively received by you and constitutes due notice to you by telephone. In the event of any strike, disruption of service, or any other problems or issues that we might encounter with shipping carrier, we reserve the right in our discretion to replace shipping carrier with another shipping carrier.
All references to days shall refer to business days. Saturdays, Sundays, and federal legal holidays are not included as business days, and if the expiration of any time frame set forth above falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or federal legal holiday, performance will be due on the next business day. Merchandise received after 2:00 p.m., or on any Saturday, Sunday, or federal legal holiday will be considered to have been received on the next business day. All business days will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 6:00 p.m. in Florida on the appropriate day. Notwithstanding any other provision herein to the contrary, we reserve the right to suspend or enlarge any time frame specified above, and/or request additional documents or information from you, in order to comply with any applicable local, state, or federal law, ordinance, or regulation. Furthermore, any time frame set forth above may be suspended or extended in our discretion with or without notice to you in the event that we encounter technical difficulties concerning our website or otherwise, or encounter any other delays attributable to acts of God, including but not limited to fires, hurricanes, and other storms.
Headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and shall not be used to interpret or construe the same.
The invalidity, in whole or in part, of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the provisions of the Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions are intended to confer rights and benefits only on the Parties and categories of individuals and entities related to us that are referenced herein and are not intended to confer any right or benefit upon any other person or entity.
Applicable Law, Waiver of Jury Trial, and Agreement to Arbitrate
The Company is licensed to do business in the State of Florida and is governed by the laws of the State of Florida, including without limitation, Chapter 538 §§538.31 et seq., and we expressly reserve the right modify these Terms and Conditions, as well as any Transaction or other agreement with us to comply with applicable state or federal law. You agree that any Transaction or other agreement you enter into with us shall be construed and enforced in accordance with and governed by the laws of the state of Florida and applicable federal law, without reference to or application of Florida’s conflict of law principles. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT ANY CLAIMS, LAWSUITS, ACTIONS, OR DISPUTES AGAINST COMPANY MUST BE EXCLUSIVELY FILED AND TAKE PLACE IN THE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, BROWARD COUNTY, OR PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA, USA and you expressly agree that any such Court has personal jurisdiction over you. You waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non-conveniens.
CLICKING ON THE SUBMIT BOX AT THE END OF THE OUR “ONLINE SELLING” FORM CONSTITUTES YOUR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE AND AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND THAT YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND UNDERSTOOD ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Terms and Conditions are subject to change.