User Agreement - Site Policies and Terms of Use

In order to use this site you must agree to the following:

This agreement describes the terms and conditions applicable to your use of our service, and constitutes the agreement between (Seller) and you the bidder (Buyer). We may amend this agreement at any time by posting the amended terms on our site. All amended terms shall automatically be effective 30 days after they are initially posted on our site.

  1. Member Eligibility and Site Usage

    Registration at the auction is free. Our services are available only to individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, our services are not available to minors or to temporarily or indefinitely suspended auction members. If you do not qualify, please do not use our services. Also, you agree not to use this site for any fraudulent or illegal purposes. You shall agree to refrain from spamming, and to refrain from compiling a list of e-mail addresses of users of this site for the purposes of solicitation. These activities will result in immediate termination or your account.

  2. No Warranty

    We provide our web site and services "as is" and without any warranty, express or implied. We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted service, and operation of our site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. Neither the auction site administrators, web site administrators, nor its agents or associates, make any representations or warranties with respect to the site.

  3. No Liability

    Any person visiting the web site, whether as a buyer, observer, or assign of any person does so at their own risk and no liability, duties, obligations, and/or responsibilities of any kind shall be imposed upon Seller, the site administrators, or any owners, associates or employees of

  4. Terms

    All sales are final. Terms of the sale are payment in full by cash, check (domestic clients), PayPal payment, or wire transfer of funds. Payment must be made within 7 days of the close of the auction or date of sale. The Seller reserves the right to assess a 1.5% per month late fee on all balances over 30 days past due. Personal checks must clear before chinchillas are released to the buyer. Buyer is responsible for any charges or costs to the Seller for returned checks. Seller reserves the right to refuse to accept personal checks from any party. Payments are to be made in US dollars only.

  5. Default of Purchase

    If any Buyer shall purchase a chinchilla(s) and fail to pay for it in the manner described here within, the Seller shall have, in addition to all other legal rights, the right to resell the chinchilla(s), or at Seller's option, bring an action for specific performance, in which event the defaulting Buyer agrees to pay all costs of such suit, together with all reasonable attorneys' fees and costs. In the event of a resale, the defaulting buyer agrees to pay all costs of resale, plus any deficiency between the original purchase price and the purchase price upon resale. A relisting fee of $50 per chinchilla will be charged to Buyer for each chinchilla relisted on the site as a result of default of purchase.

  6. Bids

    The highest bidder at the close of the auction shall be the Buyer. The Buyer is obligated to complete the transaction with the Seller. By bidding on an item, you agree to be bound by the conditions of sale included here within. Bids tendered after the close of the auction are not valid grounds for dispute. If any dispute arises among two or more bidders as to the determination of the buyer at the close of the auction, the site administration will make the final decision to either determine the successful bidder, or to re-run an auction of the animal in question.

  7. Live Chinchilla Warranties / Pre-purchase Exams

    Seller makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to any chinchilla's merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Unless otherwise stated in the animal description, no chinchillas in the sale have previously been in breeding, or are previously known by the Seller to be unhealthy. Buyers have the right and responsibility to examine, or have a representative or licensed veterinarian examine, any chinchilla the Buyer is interested in purchasing, and be satisfied with the results prior to making a purchase. will provide the contact information, upon request, of the herd veterinarian, or the buyer may hire a licensed veterinarian of his or her choice. The cost of farm calls, office visits, exams, labs, cultures, or other testing that the buyer might like to have done is the Buyer's responsibility.

  8. Title / Guarantees / Board

    Title of ownership and all responsibilities of ownership pass to the Buyer upon close of the auction / time of sale. The Buyer may take possession of the chinchilla(s) as soon as payment has been made in full. Buyer must take possession of his/her chinchilla(s) within 90 days of the date of purchase. Seller may assist the Buyer with shipping or delivery, but ultimately the responsibility of taking possession of and/or making arrangements for transportation of the chinchilla(s) is the Buyer's responsibility. Seller will guarantee the life and health of the chinchilla(s) for a period of up to 90 days from the date of sale, while the chinchilla(s) remains in the possession of, OR until the buyer takes possession, whichever comes first. When chinchillas are being shipped by air by, buyer takes possession at the moment the chinchillas are consigned to the airlines. If a chinchilla dies, fur chews, maloccludes, or otherwise falls into poor health while in possession of, up to 90 days from the date of sale, Seller will issue a credit to the Buyer for the purchase price of the chinchilla. Credits must be used within 1 year from issue. Please note - does not guarantee the life or health of a chinchilla(s) after it leaves the possession of Board is free for 30 days, starting on the date of purchase for chinchillas purchased from the Sales Gallery, or the date the Auction closes for chinchillas purchased on the Auction. After the first 30 days, board is .70 cents per day per chinchilla. If bidder/buyer does not complete the purchase and/or take receipt of their chinchilla(s), the 30 days free board does not apply, and board will accrue beginning on the date of purchase/Auction close.

  9. Regulations / Taxes

    Buyers should contact their governments regarding import regulations, and the rules governing chinchilla ownership before making a purchase. Some countries do not allow the importation of live chinchillas. It is the Buyer's responsibility to be informed of relevant rules and regulations pertaining to the import and ownership of live chinchillas before purchasing chinchillas from It is the Buyer's responsibility to pay any applicable import or other taxes or fees.

  10. Online Listing

    Every reasonable effort has been made by Seller to assure correctness of the information on the web site. The Seller is not responsible for errors or omissions.

  11. Withdrawal Rights

    The Seller reserves the right to withdraw a chinchilla(s) from the sale without liability to anyone.

  12. Location for pick up

    All animals listed on are located in the state of Ohio. Chinchillas are available for pick-up, shipment, or delivery by/to the Buyer at the close of the auction or at the time of sale, during business hours, and after payment has been made in full. Please read the entire Shipping Fee Schedule before making a purchase. E-mail or call (785) 336-6833 from 10am-6pm CST M-F if you have more questions.

  13. Your Information

    Your information, defined as the information you provide to us in the registration, shall not be false, inaccurate, or misleading. You shall register under your true name, using a valid e-mail address. Your information shall not be defamatory, harassing, obscene, or trade libelous. Your information shall not contain any viruses, trojan horses, worms, easter eggs, or other computing routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data, or personal information. Your information shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose, in whole or in part, the services of our ISP's or other suppliers. You information shall not contain direct links or describe services or goods. will not sell/distribute your user information to outside parties.

  14. Access and Interference

    You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web site or the content contained here within without our expressed written permission. You agree not to interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper workings of the site. may, for any reason, with or without warning, temporarily or permanently suspend or terminate your membership, and refuse to provide goods and/or services to you.

  15. Indemnity

    Buyer/bidder agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless, it's associates, administrators, employees, providers, and all of their successors, heirs, and legal representatives from and against liability for any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including without limitation investigative costs, court costs and attorney's fees, and including but not limited to economic loss, personal injury, or injury to animals, from all claims including those arising out of any dispute between a Buyer, Seller or user of this site, or connected with Seller's performance under this Agreement. In no way may the owners and/or administrators of this site be held liable for improper use by users.

  16. Governing Law

    This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Kansas.

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