Terms and Conditions

This web-site is intended to be a friendly, enjoyable and useful experience, but as with anything concerning any kind of transactions there are risks involved and we strongly advise you to understand all of these terms before joining. If you spot a listing that you feel is violating the general terms and conditions of this web-site as stated below please let us know by contacting us.

Rights To Suspend or Terminate.

You agree that this web-site, in its own discretion, may terminate any auction or use of the service immediately and without notice if (a) We believe that you are not abiding by the general rules of this web-site (b) You have repeatedly broken a certain term (c) You have listed a suspicious item (d) We believe you to be a non paying bidder. In most cases when we suspect foul play we will suspend your account/listing whilst we investigate further. If our investigation is conclusive then your account with us will be terminated.

Your Conduct.

You are solely responsible for the contents of your actions through this web-site. You must ensure that your participation in the selling or buying of items does not violate any applicable laws or regulations. By this we mean that you must check that you entitled to sell or buy the relevant item and that you are not prohibited from doing so by any law or regulation. 

You must not transmit through the service any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material. You must also not transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law or regulation.

Membership.

Membership to this web-site is only available to those you can form a legally binding contract. This web-site does not permit minors (under 16) to register. If any member fails to signup with their correct age the account will be terminated immediately.

General Terms.

This site acts as the window for sellers to conduct auctions and for bidders to bid on sellers' auctions. We are not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers. As a result, we have no control over the quality, safety or legality of the items listed the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell items or the ability of buyers to buy items. We cannot and do not control whether or not sellers will complete the sale of items they offer or buyers will complete the purchases of items they have bid on. In addition, note that there are risks of dealing with foreign nationals, underage persons or people acting under false pretence. 

This Web-site shall not be responsible for any items sold by Auction, for any damage to items during transit or during the inspection period, nor for misrepresentations and/or breaches of contract by either buyer and/or seller. This web-site shall not be responsible for the cost of procurement of substitute goods or any losses resulting form any goods purchased or obtained. 

This web-site assumes no liability for the content of the listings. However if you fall victim of a fraudulent transaction we will assist you as much as we can.

Laws.

These Terms of Service shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any disputes will be decided only by the Courts of England and Wales.

Buyers:

Marketplace Listings: To buy or make an offer you to just sign up to flip.uk and verify your email address.

Auctions: To place a bid in an auction you must have a verified account. This means you need to enter in your full address and verify via SMS.

Marketplace offers are binding for 7 days or until your offer is declined or a counter offer is made. If accepted, you are obligated to complete the transaction. If this offer is not accepted within 7 days it will automatically be withdrawn.

You are expected to make payment ASAP but you must not take longer than 7 days from the sale date.


Sellers:

To sell on flip you must be verified. This means you need to enter in your full address and verify via SMS.

All sellers can list auctions or marketplace listings

Sellers must offer Transpact (Escrow) as a payment method as standard, You can also choose to offer Bank Transfer and Paypal.

If you already have a transpact account make sure your flip.uk account uses the same email address. This is because when a Transpact is created it uses your flip.uk email address.

Transpact charge £5.98 to use the service. This fee is added to the buyers total. You as a seller get the full amount of the sale price without any deductions.

Using Transpact first time requires you to do a one time bank payment of £0.01 and maybe further identity checks. After this has been done the whole process is seem-less through the flip.uk dashboard.

All prices on flip are inc VAT. We automatically show the VAT amount on the invoice deducted from the final price if you have specified that you are VAT registered within your dashboard. The price shown on a listing or final price of an auction is always the total sale price of an item inc VAT.

Auction listings can be deleted if in the scheduled state. This can be done from your dashboard. Once an auction has started it cannot be deleted or edited for whatever reason.


Auction Listings:

Auctions can start and finish between 3PM & 10PM each day. When creating an auction you can choose the start time and you will be able to choose a start day (not including the current day). your auction will then be place in a scheduled state. Auctions are manually accepted onto the flip platform. You Auction will either be set to start in the Standard auction section or the Showcase section depending on quality. If an auction in the Standard section receives a bid then it will be moved automatically into the Showcase section.

We do not accept trademarked domains nor domains of questionable moral integrity.


Marketplace Listings:

We do not accept trademarked domains nor domains of questionable moral integrity.


Who Pays what?


Accepted Counties

You can buy and sell on the flip platform if you reside in any EU country or Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Singapore, Switzerland, The United States or The United Kingdom.


Website Outage

If a total site outage occurs while an auction is in it's closing stages and bids cannot be processed then the conclusion of the auction will be resumed with an additional 1 day added. The auction will resume with the highest bidders last bid as the starting price.


Disputes:

All disputes are between the buyer and the seller. flip.uk will only interact if obvious rules have been broken. We promote and enforce common sense at all times.


Buying and Making an Offer and Bids.

Offers are binding for 7 days or until your offer is declined or a counter offer is made. If accepted, you are obligated to complete the transaction. If this offer is not accepted within 7 days it will automatically be withdrawn.

All bids, buy now's and offers are legally binding. The seller may decide to take legal action if the buyer does not complete the purchase. This may also result in a lifetime flip.uk ban.

Flip.uk is nothing more than a facilitator for buyers and sellers and all parties agree to use this service at your own risk.

Flip.uk reserves the right to suspend, refuse or close an account for any reason.

You agree to not hold more than one account and any account that is subject to suspicious behaviour will immediately be suspended  while an outcome is determined.

Any questions just ask.

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