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1. Acceptance of Terms of Purchase
1.1. Acceptance of Terms. These Terms of Purchase are an ongoing contract between you and Verizon Wireless, Inc. (“Verizon Wireless” or “we”) and apply to your use of Verizon Wireless’s online marketplace located at [http//wireless.bstock.com] (the “Site”), hosted and configured by B-Stock Solutions, Inc. (“BStock”), through which you may purchase Inventory Products from Verizon Wireless in consideration of the mutual promises and other good and valuable consideration. These Terms of Purchase govern your purchase of Inventory Products from the Site. By checking the “I agree to the Terms of Purchase” box each time you log into the Site, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Purchase. If you do not agree to these Terms of Purchase, you should not bid on or purchase Inventory Products from the Site.
1.2. Modifications to Terms. We reserve the right, from time to time, with or without notice to you, to change these Terms of Purchase in our sole and absolute discretion. The most current version of these Terms of Purchase can be reviewed by clicking on "Terms of Purchase" located at the bottom of the pages of the Site. The most current version of the Terms of Purchase will supersede all previous versions. Your use of the Site or continued purchases after changes are made mean that you agree to be bound by such changes. No purchase order or other documentation issued by you to us will alter these Terms of Purchase unless signed by an authorized Verizon Wireless representative.
2. Additional Definitions
2.1. “Buyer” or “you” or “your” shall mean the individual who purchases Inventory Products from Verizon Wireless through the Site under the terms described herein and the entity that such individual represents in making the purchase, if applicable.
2.2. A “Completed Purchase” occurs when (i) you have provided to Verizon Wireless all of the purchase information requested in the Email Notification in the manner specified in such Email Notification to complete your purchase and (ii) the Purchase Price for the Inventory Products has been received in the Verizon Wireless account specified in the Email Notification.
2.3. “Extended Auction” shall mean an auction where if a bid is entered within the final 10 minutes of the original [closing time], the auction will be extended by 10 minutes. If a bid is then placed before the extended 10 minutes elapses, the auction will be extended again for 10 minutes and the listing will continue to be extended until there are no new bids placed within the final 10 minutes of the auction.
2.4. “Inventory Products” shall mean Verizon Wireless’s inventory products that are available for purchase on the Site under the terms described herein.
2.5. “Listing” shall mean the content on the Site associated with particular Inventory Products, including, but not limited to, the description and quantity of the Inventory Products. Verizon Wireless shall have the right to modify or correct any Listing at any time and such modification shall be binding on any purchase of any Inventory Products purchased after such modification had been made.
2.6. “Promotional Content” shall mean any and all information, service or content provided by Verizon Wireless or its agents in any medium in connection with these Terms of Purchase, including promotional content and Listings to be displayed on the Site.
3. Auction Process
3.1. Inventory Products. Inventory Products consist of customer trades and wholesale acquisitions and have been previously shipped. The condition of the Inventory Products will vary and standard designations regarding a product’s condition will be set forth in the Listing. The Inventory Products are provided to you “as is” for purchase on the Site. Accessories such as remote controls, cables and instructions may or may not be included. Inclusion of accessories will be delineated in the Listing. Accessories, especially connected accessories, may require the winner to apply additional formatting or clearing, possibly by contacting the OEM, to restore original factory settings upon receipt.
3.2. Auction Process. Inventory Products will be sold pursuant to the auction process set forth in this Section 3 (the “Auction”). If you wish to bid on Inventory Products, you will be required to enter your bid amount. Your bid must be (i) in an amount higher than the bid listed as the [minimum opening bid] and the “current winning bid,” as applicable, (ii) in the bid increments set forth on the bid page and (iii) placed before the scheduled [closing time] for such Auction (including any additional time added for an Extended Auction), for you bid to be eligible for the Auction. If your bid is deemed the winning bid you will be notified by email (the “Email Notification”) at the email address you provided when you registered for your account, as updated by you from time to time by following instructions on the Site. This email will serve as your official proof of purchase and/or official invoice. Any requests for invoice or proof of purchase outside of the original winning notification will be denied by Verizon Wireless. It is your responsibility to keep your email address current and to timely check your email to determine if you are the winning bidder for any Auction in which you participated. Verizon Wireless is not responsible for the failure of an Email Notification to reach a winning bidder for any reason, including, but not limited to, technical problems or other system error.
3.3. Winning Bids. If your bid is deemed the winning bid at the end of the Auction for certain Inventory Products, you agree to promptly purchase such Inventory Products pursuant to the terms and instructions set forth in this Terms of Purchase and in the Email Notification. If you fail to register a Completed Purchase within two (2) business days of when the Email Notification is sent by Verizon Wireless, you shall forfeit any right to purchase such Inventory Products and Verizon Wireless may deactivate your account and password so you can no longer access the Site and, at its sole discretion, may choose to (i) contact the next highest bidder in the Auction for such Inventory Products and offer to sell such Inventory Products to such bidder at such bidder’s bid price or (ii) post such Inventory Products on the Site for sale in a new Auction.
4. Conditions to Sale; Payment
4.1. Purchase Price. In consideration for your payment of the purchase price set by the winning bid for certain Inventory Products in an Auction (the “Purchase Price”) and all applicable taxes, Verizon Wireless hereby agrees to sell to you such Inventory Products for which you have posted the winning bid pursuant to your compliance with the terms set forth in this Terms of Purchase and the Email Notification. You agree to pay the Purchase Price and all applicable taxes for the Inventory Products by wiring the full amount of the Purchase Price and such taxes to the bank account set forth in the wiring instructions included in the listing descriptions and winning bid Email Notifications, within 48 hours of end of Auction. Your failure to pay the Purchase Price and all applicable taxes means that the winning bid will be forfeited and Verizon Wireless has the right to relist the auction or sell to 2nd highest bidder in its sole discretion. Nothing in these Terms of Purchase shall otherwise obligate Verizon Wireless to sell Inventory Products to you. You shall be responsible for all taxes, shipping and handling costs and any other expenses incurred in connection with your purchase hereunder.
4.2. Canceled Bids and Purchases. Please note that there may be certain bids and purchases that we are unable to accept and must cancel. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any bid or purchase for any reason. For example, Verizon Wireless may cancel your bid or purchase if there are inaccuracies or errors in product or bid information. While Verizon Wireless strives to provide accurate product and bid information, typographical or system errors may occur. In the event that bids for Inventory Products are incorrectly listed or Inventory Products are listed with incorrect information due to an error in quantity or other product information, we shall have the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any purchases placed for such Inventory Products. In the event that we must cancel a bid or purchase, we will cancel your bid or purchase and notify you by email of such cancellation.
4.3. Payment Terms. You shall submit the Purchase Price to Verizon Wireless under the payment terms set forth in the Email Notification and on the Site. Verizon Wireless may revise the payment terms from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion upon notice to you; provided, however, that any change to payment terms will not be effective for any then-pending sale but will only be effective for the next sale subsequent to such notice. Upon acceptance of such Purchase Price and the fulfillment of any other conditions to such sale described herein, Verizon Wireless will sell, assign, transfer and convey to you all of Verizon Wireless’s right, title and interests in and to the Inventory Products and shall make such Inventory Products available for removal by you or your agents in the manner set forth in Section 5 below.
4.4. Other Conditions. Verizon Wireless shall not be obligated to complete any sale or transfer any Inventory Products to you unless and until you have submitted to Verizon Wireless all information requested by Verizon Wireless, including an accurate, valid and complete re-sale certificate in a form acceptable to Verizon Wireless.
4.5. Identification of Verizon Wireless. You shall not sell, lease or otherwise transfer or dispose of any of the Inventory Products, unless you first Demanufacture such Inventory Products. “Demanufacture” means, in accordance with Verizon Wireless’s specifications, either (a) to remove, if possible, all of the identifying marks, including, but not limited to, Verizon Wireless’s or its affiliates’ names, logos, serial numbers, UPC numbers, RA numbers, and other identifying marks (including but not limited to tags, labels, price stickers, bar codes, or other carton or packaging markings) from the packaging, [or] (b) to clearly and conspicuously mark the packaging so that it is readily apparent and obvious that the Inventory Products have been through a salvage process. Although you should not have access to any Verizon Wireless customer information, including without limitation, sales receipts, addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers or other personally identifiable information, if you receive any such information that may be included with the Inventory Products, You will remove, delete, and destroy all such information. You shall not under any circumstances (i) identify Verizon Wireless, its parent or any of its affiliates or divisions as the source of the Inventory Products; (ii) advertise the Inventory Products using any name relating to Verizon Wireless, its parent or any of its divisions or affiliates, including but not limited to Verizon Wireless, or any of its or their private labels, in any manner; (iii) make reference to Verizon Wireless or its parent or any of its affiliates or divisions in any signing or advertising; or (iv) advertise the Inventory Products using any name related to Verizon Wireless’s suppliers.
Notice of failure to comply with “Demanufacture” as described will result in removal from the Auction program at Verizon Wireless’ sole discretion.
Note: Although you should not have access to any Verizon Wireless customer information, including without limitation, sales receipts, addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers or other personally identifiable information, if you receive any such information that may be included with the Inventory Products, you will sanitize*, remove, delete, and destroy all such information.
*SANITIZATION. As applicable to Product purchased Buyer will permanently remove and Sanitize all Verizon Customer Information, as defined in Section Customer Information below, from all Product by acquiring and utilizing the necessary and available software, technology and tools (the "Content Tools") to facilitate such content removal, in accordance with and as further detailed in Exhibit B. All Product will be cleared of Verizon Customer Information using Content Tools that provide an audit trail. Additionally, in the event Product is an accessory, Supplier will remove any logos or other branding identifying Verizon which is physically attached or imprinted on the Product.
REMEDIES. Buyer's resale of Product which is confirmed to contain Customer Information (a "Content Failure") shall be a breach of this Agreement, for which on the first occurrence Verizon’s remedy shall be (i) Buyer's renewed and additional efforts to avoid any additional instances of a Content Failure for that particular model of Product, including if necessary Buyer's acquisition of additional Content Tools to facilitate removal of content or the implementation of new procedures, (ii) the amount set forth below payable by Buyer in the amount of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00), and (iii) any other remedy available to Verizon at law or equity. For clarification, each individual Product containing Customer Information resold shall constitute an occurrence of Content Failure. If there is a subsequent Content Failure for a particular model of Product, Buyer shall be subject, at Verizon’s' discretion, to the imposition of the following Occurrence Schedule:
4 or more $15,000 each
Buyer must notify Verizon of process changes, including but not limited to Product refurbishment practices, arising due to Content Failures. Buyer shall send monthly process documentation to Verizon detailing steps taken to address Content Failure instances during the previous month and to mitigate future Content Failures. On the first of every month, Buyer must provide Verizon a report detailing Content Failure notices provided directly to Buyer by any means (calls, letters, escalations, legal notification, etc). Furthermore, Buyer must immediately notify Verizon Supply Chain Management (currently Todd Montgomery (Todd.Montgomery@verizonwireless.com) and Dan Halinski (Dan.Halinski@verizonwireless.com)) in the event of a Content Failure regardless of whether Buyer learned of the Content Failure from customer complaints or through any other means.
CUSTOMER INFORMATION. Any Verizon Customer Information that resides, is stored on or can be accessed from the Product must be permanently removed from the Product, such that data recovery is not possible. As used herein, “Verizon Customer Information” means: (1) information related to the quantity, configuration, type, destination, location and amount of use of a telecommunication service, (2) information capable of being associated with a particular individual through one or more identifiers, (3) any other sensitive personal information which refers or relates to Verizon’s customers, including without limitation photos, video, contacts, messages (SMS, MMS, and voicemail), personal account information (email, social media, and credit card) and applications.
5. Removal and Acceptance of Inventory products
5.1. Removal and Shipment of Inventory Products. The Inventory Products purchased by you shall be made available to you for receipt at the Verizon Wireless facility identified in the Email Notification (the “Inventory Location”) at a time mutually agreed to by you and Verizon Wireless (the “Pickup Time”). You or your agent must schedule the Pickup Time by contacting Verizon Wireless pursuant to the instructions set forth in the Notification Email. You shall be solely responsible for removal of the Inventory Products from Verizon Wireless’s premises and for all shipping arrangements (including, without limitation, permits, costs and licenses), expenses (including, but not limited to, insurance) and labor. Your employees, equipment, and property, and that of your agents, enter and remain on Verizon Wireless's premises entirely at your risk as regards any and all hazards excepting only those found to be caused by Verizon Wireless’s sole negligence. While on Verizon Wireless's premises, your employees and agents must observe all of Verizon Wireless's rules and regulations. The driver must provide a valid driver's license for the release of Inventory Products. You shall remove all Inventory Products from the Inventory Location within three (3) business days of receiving notice from Verizon Wireless that the Inventory Products are ready for pick-up. If you fail to remove such Inventory Products within this time, Verizon Wireless, in its sole discretion, may choose to keep such Inventory Products, list such Inventory Products for auction on the Site and refund to you the Purchase Price you paid to Verizon Wireless less (i) a storage charge of $10 per pallet per each of the days Verizon Wireless held the Inventory Products for you after you registered a Completed Purchase and (ii) a restocking fee of twenty percent (20%) of the Purchase Price.
YRC is not an approved carrier for removal of Inventory Products. Winning bidders may not arrange for pickup of Inventory Products using YRC.
5.2. Title; Risk of Loss. Title to the Inventory Products shall remain with Verizon Wireless until you take possession of the Inventory Products at the Inventory Location. You expressly acknowledge that risk of loss and liability for the Inventory Products shall pass to you upon your or your agent's receipt of the Inventory Products at the Inventory Location. You or your agent shall have the right to count the number of pallets containing the Inventory Products to confirm the quantity of pallets matches the shipping manifest prior to accepting possession. You expressly acknowledge and agree that you shall have no right to refuse or return the Inventory Products after accepting possession of the Inventory Products at the Inventory Location.
5.3. Acceptance. Your acceptance of possession of the Inventory Products from Verizon Wireless pursuant to Section 5.2 shall constitute an unqualified acceptance of the Inventory Products and a waiver by you of all claims with respect thereto except as set forth in Section 5.4. All sales are final.
5.4. Inspection. Verizon Wireless shall mark all boxes containing Inventory Products with a summary of contents and quantities contained therein. You shall have ten (10) days from the date of removal of Inventory Products from Verizon Wireless’s premises in accordance with Section 5.1 and 5.2. to inspect the shipment for any discrepancies in the stated quantity and report such discrepancy to Verizon Wireless in writing. Buyer must provide complete serial number manifests, complete freight documentation including receiving weights, and discrepancy details by serial number. Verizon Wireless reserves the right to conduct an additional inspection at its own expense. If Verizon Wireless agrees that an underdelivery has occurred, Verizon Wireless will reimburse you for any acknowledged underdelivery. Such reimbursement may be in the form of an offset against any payments you may owe to Verizon Wireless, at Verizon Wireless’s discretion. Following such ten (10) day inspection period, you shall no longer have the right to claim any reimbursement for under delivery.
5.5. Further Assurances. Each party agrees that it will execute and deliver, or cause to be executed and delivered, all such other instruments, and it will take all reasonable actions, as may be necessary to transfer and convey the Inventory Products to Buyer and to consummate the transactions contemplated herein.
6.1. Confidential Information. Each party acknowledges that by reason of its relationship to the other party hereunder it will have access to certain information and materials concerning the other party’s business that are confidential and of substantial value to the other party, which value would be impaired if such information were disclosed to third parties. In particular, the parties hereto acknowledge that the information regarding the Purchase Price and any particular sale are confidential to Verizon Wireless. Each party shall take every reasonable precaution to protect the confidentiality of such information. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you understand that BStock will have access to confidential information pertaining to you. You may not make any public announcement about these Terms of Purchase without Verizon Wireless’s prior written approval and consent. Notwithstanding anything in this Section 6.1 to the contrary, any information (i) already in the public domain through no fault of the receiving party, (ii) independently developed by the recipient without the use of or access to the other party's confidential information, or (iii) released to the public through no action or inaction by the receiving party, will not be considered confidential information hereunder. The receiving party may disclose the disclosing party's confidential information upon the order of any court of competent jurisdiction or as otherwise required by law or legal process, provided that prior to such disclosure the receiving party shall inform the disclosing party of such order, if permitted by law, in order to provide the disclosing party with an opportunity to contest such order or to seek such other protective action as the disclosing party may elect. This Section 6 shall survive each purchase transaction hereunder.
7. Representations and Warranties; Indemnity
7.1. You shall indemnify and hold Verizon Wireless and BStock and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, action, losses and/or costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, due to or arising out of (i) your use of the Site or (ii) any sale, use or handling of the Inventory Products.
7.2. The indemnity obligation under this Section 7 shall survive each purchase transaction hereunder.
8. Warranty Disclaimer; Limitation of Liability
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS, THE INVENTORY PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED BY VERIZON WIRELESS TO YOU “AS IS” AND “WHERE IS” AND VERIZON WIRELESS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO THE INVENTORY PRODUCTS OR ANY OTHER MATTER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE INVENTORY PRODUCTS’ CONDITION OR QUALITY OR THE WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. EXCEPT FOR THE INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, NEITHER PARTY WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS, EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL VERIZON WIRELESS’S LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL LOSSES OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THESE TERMS OF PURCHASE, EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY YOU TO VERIZON WIRELESS FOR THE INVENTORY PRODUCTS AT ISSUE. VERIZON WIRELESS SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY ERROR IN A LISTING THAT VERIZON WIRELESS CORRECTS PRIOR TO THE PURCHASE OF THE INVENTORY PRODUCTS TO WHICH THAT LISTING APPLIES. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL SURVIVE EACH PURCHASE TRANSACTION.
9. Use of the Site
You agree and acknowledges that BStock makes no guaranty of the accuracy, correctness or completeness of any Promotional Content and is not responsible for: any errors or omissions arising from the use of any thereof; any failures, delays or interruptions in the delivery of any Promotional Content contained with the Site; losses or damages arising from the use of the Promotional Content provided by the Site; any conduct by you in connection with the Site; or any Promotional Content or products provided through or in conjunction with the Site. You must comply with the operating rules and policies applicable to the Site as may be published or provided by BStock or Verizon Wireless in writing (including by posting on the Site) from time to time.
10. Breach of Terms of Purchase
If you fail to comply with any term or condition in this Terms of Purchase, Verizon Wireless may immediately terminate your account, deactivate your password and seek any other remedy available to Verizon Wireless or its affiliates.
11. General Provisions
11.1. These Terms of Purchase will be governed by the laws of the state of Florida, without reference to its choice of law rules. Exclusive venue and jurisdiction for any action or proceeding under this Agreement shall be in Florida, and you hereby consent to such venue and jurisdiction. No waiver of any provision of these Terms of Purchase shall constitute a continuing waiver, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in a signed writing. The division of these Terms of Purchase into separate sections, subsections and/or exhibits and the insertion of titles or headings is for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of these Terms of Purchase.
11.2. Force Majeure. Verizon Wireless shall not be liable to the other party for failure or delay in performance hereunder due in whole or in part to an act of God, strike, lockout or other labor dispute, civil commotion, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of any government, unforeseen shortages or unavailability of fuel, power, transportation, or supplies, and any other causes which are not within Verizon Wireless's reasonable control, whether or not of the kind specifically enumerated above.
11.3. The Terms of Purchase was last updated on December 28, 2015. Please check our Terms of Purchase periodically for changes.
Inventory Products can be New Product in its original packaging or may have been returned by customers and have been previously shipped. The condition of the Inventory Products will vary and standard designations regarding a product's condition will be set forth in the Listing. The Inventory Products are provided to you "as is" for purchase on the Site. Sample Product Conditions include but not limited to below:
NEW/NEW FACTORY SEALED: Brand new product.
NEW, OPEN BOX: This merchandise is in new condition, with original packaging. Boxes may be opened or not sealed.
CUSTOMER RETURNS: Merchandise that was returned by the customer for a variety of reasons. There may be some product that is considered brand new; however, many customer returns are damaged, and all units may be ripped, torn, scratched, non-functional or otherwise damaged. Items may have been used by customers to varying degrees (i.e. light use, moderate use, and heavy use). These items often possess noticeable cosmetic blemishes including dents, scratches, and other signs of age and handling. They rarely come in original packaging and usually do not have original documentation, additional parts, and/or accessories. All customer return items are sold AS-IS.
OVERSTOCK: Inventory that is considered to be End of Life, Overstock or Obsolete. Original packaging is usually, but not always, available. Components such as manuals and cords may be missing.
Winning bidders will be provided with the appropriate shipping contact to coordinate your pickup of the merchandise. Buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping from the appropriate distribution center. All purchases are FOB unless otherwise noted.
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