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ASLMS SILENT AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Proceeds from this auction will be used to expand the Society’s research and education programs and to make grants for research projects relating to the use of lasers in medicine and surgery. The excess value of the bid over the item’s assigned fair market value may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor.
Monday, March 3, Online Bidding Opens
Thursday, April 3, 11:59 p.m., Online Bidding Closes
Friday, April 4, 9 a.m., Bidding Resumes On-Site Saturday,
April 5, 6:30 p.m., Bidding Closes
If you are not authorized to make purchases for your organization, an authorized purchaser from your organization can bid online through April 3 using your ASLMS membership identification number.
▪▪ Participants must be 21 years of age or older
▪▪ Only Physicians are allowed to bid on lasers
▪▪ Winning bidders that are not in attendance at the conference will be notified and appropriate arrangements to complete the purchase will follow.
Silent Auction Terms & Conditions
▪▪ Participating in the auction constitutes acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of this auction.
▪▪ Online bidding opens for ASLMS Members on Monday, March 3, 2014 and closes on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Bidding will resume live on-site at the Silent Auction to all conference attendees at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014 and will continue until 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014.
▪▪ The ASLMS cannot be held responsible for server down time, or a bidder’s inability to access our website which may affect timely submission of bids. Silent Auction terms and conditions will be available on the ASLMS website at www.aslms.org.
▪▪ ASLMS reserves the right to request from a bidder confirmation of available funds, such as a bank letter of credit, to support the validity of any bid.
▪▪ The winning bid on each item will be determined by the highest bid over minimum starting bid received. Winning bids will be announced in the Exhibit Hall at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel/Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
▪▪ ASLMS reserves the right to hold the bidding open for any item which does not receive the minimum bid prior to the scheduled closing time of the Silent Auction. If the bidding is held open on any item, the winning bid on that item will then be the first bid that meets or exceeds the minimum bid. Only ASLMS members will be eligible to bid online after the close of bidding at 6:45 p.m. on
Saturday, April 5, 2014. Bidding for items which did not receive the minimum bid will resume for Members on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
▪▪ By placing a bid, you are making a legally binding and irrevocable agreement to purchase the item at a price equal to your bid. If your bid is the high bid, you are legally obligated to purchase the item at that price, and pay shipping and handling costs by telephone (715) 845-9283, or by fax (715) 848-2493 no later than Monday, April 14, 2014, or, if bidding on an item is held open after the
close of the Annual Conference, within five days after being notified of having submitted the winning bid. Winning online bidders will be notified by an ASLMS staff member as soon as possible following conclusion of the Silent Auction. Failure to make payment arrangements as required by this paragraph will automatically disqualify the winning bid and the next highest bidder will be declared the winner.
▪▪ Acceptable methods of payment in U.S. currency include cash, or the purchase price may be charged to the bidder’s personal or business Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card. After the conference, acceptable methods of payment are cash, certified personal or company check, money order, or cashier’s check payable to ASLMS, or the purchase price may be charged to the bidder’s personal or
business Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card.
▪▪ ASLMS is unable to grant refunds or accept returns on these donated items.
The items offered to you for purchase in this Silent Auction are provided by third parties who are not affiliates of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. (“ASLMS”). ASLMS has not inspected or determined the quality or condition of any of the Silent Auction items, and makes no representation or warranty with respect to those items, including without limitation warranties of
merchantability or fitness of the item for a particular purpose. Except for warranties a manufacturer chooses to include, every item is being sold “As Is, Where Is”. It is the bidder’s responsibility to determine the exact condition of each item. The involvement of ASLMS in providing the product is limited to offering donated products to bidders in its Silent Auction and ASLMS is in no position to make any warranties of any kind. Warranties
offered by the manufacturer and made available to ASLMS by the donor are posted for your reference. Bidders are advised to contact the manufacturer with any questions related to the warranty.
ASLMS is registered as a charitable organization in multiple states including the District of Columbia (under certificate no. 253917), Florida (under registration number CH19572), Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE IN WHICH ASLMS IS REGISTERED.
All inquiries and requests for information, including a copy of the current financial statement of ASLMS, may be directed to Jane Frohm, Industry Relations Specialist, by mail at American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc., 2100 Stewart Avenue, Suite 240, Wausau, WI 54401, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone at (715) 845-9283, or by fax at (715) 848-2493, or to specific state
offices as identified below.
FLORIDA: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800) 435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE.
MARYLAND: DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION SUBMITTED UNDER THE MARYLAND SOLICITATIONS ACT ARE ALSO AVAILABLE, FOR THE COST OF POSTAGE AND COPIES, FROM THE MARYLAND SECRETARY OF STATE, STATE HOUSE, ANNAPOLIS, MD, 21401, (410) 974-5534.
NEW JERSEY: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT WWW.STATE.NJ.US/LPS. CA/OCP.HTM#CHARITY.
NEW YORK: A COPY OF THE CURRENT FINANCIAL STATEMENT FOR ASLMS MAY ALSO BE OBTAINED FROM THE NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL, CHARITIES BUREAU, 120 BROADWAY, 3RD FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10271-0332.
PENNSYLVANIA: THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION OF ASLMS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF STATE BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN PENNSYLVANIA, (800) 732-0999.
WASHINGTON: ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE OFFICE OF THE WASHINGTON SECRETARY OF STATE BY CALLING (800) 332-4483.