Terms and Conditions for bidding through JDM Buyer

By accepting the services of JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions whether you have read them or not.

A client is a person for whom we hold a deposit or have otherwise agreed to act for. If a client is acting on behalf of a third party, the person acting on behalf of that third party takes the responsibility of client. Third parties may not submit bids unless expressly given permission to do so by JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com)

JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) acts as agent to the client for buying parts and clients should expect wear and tear when buying them in second-hand condition.

Parts at auction are not in the possession of JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com). Condition and grading are assessed by sellers with no connection to JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) and they prepare their own listing. JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) offers no warranty or guarantee of condition, and the purchaser purchases at his or her own risk.

JDM Buyer makes no promise of shipment or arrival times. Items are shipped via container and take a minimum of 45 days for arrival from date of purchase. Refunds, chargebacks, and claims made due to shipping times will be declined. PayPal chargebacks due to shipping times on bids will result in a permanent ban from our system, and items on invoices from claims and chargebacks filed with PayPal due to shipping times will become property of JDM Buyer. 

JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) cannot be held responsible nor liable for anything beyond its control. This includes but is not limited to: differences in regulations between Japan and buyer’s country; any errors or damage caused by transporters, shipping companies and shipping agents; shipping availability and schedules; any costs and/or expenses incurred; mechanical and/or electronic failures; corrosion; exchange rates; force majeure (flooding, war etc).

When buying through auction, the full cost of the purchase must be paid as directed within 10 working days of invoice date along with any applicable costs and fees. Failure to pay to the above schedule may result in the sale being treated as a cancellation of purchase by default. Invoices unpaid after 10 days will incur a 10% late fee. Items on invoices left unpaid for 30 days will become property of JDM Buyer. JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) will impose discretionary bidding fees on any client abusing our system by submitting numerous unsuccessful bids.

When buying at a fixed price, payment must be made within 1 working day of submitting the purchase form. The cost does not include shipping or any other costs unless noted in the auction. Failure to pay to the above schedule may result in the sale being treated as a cancellation of purchase by default. When a client submits a purchase form, JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) will make purchase of the item on behalf of the client, but may at its discretion decline to purchase. If the item is no longer for sale when JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) receives funds from the client, the client is expected to either purchase a similar item or request a refund. No refunds are available when a client cancels when the item is still available for purchase.

When refunds are made, the amount is less bank fees. 

If a client cancels after JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) purchases or makes an agreement to purchase an item on the client’s behalf or is unable to apply the client’s cancellation prior to purchase, the client will forfeit any funds deposited with JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) and the purchased item will become property of JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com).

Agreements pertaining to bidding or purchase in general is made through submissions of forms through the website jdmbuyer.com. Note though that clarification may be sought through telephone or any other form of communication. JDM Buyer is the final arbiter regarding communications in such cases.

The client must supply information such as delivery details within 7 days of purchase. Failure to do so may result in the sale being treated as a cancellation of purchase by default.

JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) reserves the right to bid up to 1,000 Yen or $10 USD above the bidder’s maximum bid price to account for currency fluctuations. A 3% fee is assessed to all Yahoo Auctions purchases to account for currency transfer fees, and fluctuations in currency between the time of purchase and time of invoice payment.

JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) or their agent of choice will export the item(s) from Japan.

JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) and the client submit to the jurisdiction of any court chosen by JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) with respect to any dispute arising from these terms and conditions.

If any provision of this contract is later held invalid, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid.

JDM Buyer (jdmbuyer.com) reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time without notice.