Terms & Conditions of Use
-ALL SALES ARE FINAL-
For Terms & Conditions for Original US Coins & Collectibles online auctions, please refer to the specific auction site.
All notices from Original US Coins & Collectibles (hereinafter referred to as "OUSCC") to You may be posted on our Web site and will be deemed delivered within thirty (30) days after posting. Notices from You to OUSCC shall be made either by regular mail, sent to the address we provide on our Web site, or first class mail to our Address at: 1377 E. Florence Blvd. 151-77, Casa Grande, AZ 85122
Delivery shall be deemed to have been made by You to OUSCC five (5) days after the date sent.
All content appearing on this Web site is the property of OUSCC.
Copyright © 2023 Original US Coins & Collectibles. All rights reserved. As a user, you are authorized only to view, copy, print, and distribute documents on this Web site so long as (1) the document is used for informational purposes only, and (2) any copy of the document (or portion thereof) includes the following copyright notice: Copyright © 2023 Original US Coins & Collectibles. All rights reserved.
All brand, product, service, and process names appearing on this Web site are trademarks of their respective holders. Reference to or use of a product, service, or process does not imply recommendation, approval, affiliation, or sponsorship of that product, service, or process by OUSCC. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any patent, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right of OUSCC or any third party, except as expressly granted herein.
This is a public online store, conducted in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use, by OUSCC. By buying any lot offered by OUSCC, the buyer indicates acceptance of the following Terms and Conditions of Use. Buyers are to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Use, posted on OriginalUSCoins.com at the time of the sale. This site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information, including product pricing and availability, may be changed or updated without notice. OUSCC and its subsidiaries reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders in its discretion, including, without limitation, if OUSCC believes that customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of OUSCC and its subsidiaries.
All Buyers must be in good standing with OUSCC. Such determination may be made by OUSCC in its sole and unlimited discretion, at any time prior to, during, or even after the sale. To ensure the safety of all our buyers, OUSCC reserves the right to request a minimum of two industry references and/ or a bank letter of credit for all new buyers.
All sales are subject to applicable state and local taxes. We make every attempt to keep up with each states sales tax rules and laws and apply them to each lot and sale.
All merchandise must be paid for within five (5) calendar days of the date of sale. We reserve the right to cancel any unpaid order after that time and to ban the buyer from future sales. Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and Discover) are accepted for auction payments up to $2,500.00 per invoice. Invoices and/or balances over $2,500.00 must be paid via personal, certified check or wired funds. Personal checks and cashier's checks may be held for up to 10 business days inorder to clear funding.
All lots are sold "as is." ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Lots graded by PCGS, NGC or other third-party grading services, or any lot viewed by the buyer or anyone on buyer's behalf prior to the auction, may not be returned. This is not an approval sale. Buyers are strongly advised and encouraged to research any lots (certified or not) upon which they plan to purchase. Buyers assume all risks concerning and related to the grade, quality, appearance, condition, history and origin of any lot. Buyers acknowledge that coin grading is not an exact science, that it can be subjective and inconsistent and that it is possible that two parties might assess or grade the same coin differently. OUSCC makes every effort to accurately describe all items offered in its sales.
Shipping costs will be billed separately and are non-refundable. Items will usually ship within 5-10 business days after payment has been received and/or funds have cleared. Coins will be shipped via Fed Ex or USPS or transported via armored carrier. All packages must be shipped to addresses in the Continental U.S., Alaska or Hawaii. Often, we ship within 1 day, if a valid credit card has been accepted and used by a buyer in previous OUSCC sales.
The shipping charge includes fees for our third-party insurance coverage, as well as any costs incurred through the USPS or Federal Express. Any shipments made via armored carrier (Brinks, Dunbar, etc.) will be calculated and assessed at the time of shipment. THIS INSURANCE IS TO RECOVER SUNK COSTS INCURRED BY OUSCC
Shipping costs will be billed separately and are non-refundable EVER.
Buyers agree to these shipping terms and accepts ALL RISK! A tracking number, where applicable, will be provided and bidder assumes all risk and waives all rights to be refunded invoice amount if the shipment is lost or not delivered. OUSCC CAN NEVER Guarantee safe delivery of ITEMS purchased in an OUSCC Online Store.
*THIS INSURANCE IS USED TO RECOVER LOSS UNCURRED BY OUSCC AND NEVER DOES IT PROTECT BUYERS OR PROVIDE LOSS INSURANCE FOR PURCHASES EVER. By participating in ANY OUSCC sale, Buyers accept these terms.
We DO NOT allow purchases to be picked up in person. ALL PURCHASES ARE SHIPPED PER ABOVE SHIPPING TERMS.
In general, you can expect that at a MINIMUM, shipping charges will be at least $9.99
Rights & Responsibilities:
OUSCC and its representatives reserve the right to remove any attendees who impede sales from the online shop at OriginalUSCoins.com. Title to all merchandise shall pass to the buyer after receipt of good funds by OUSCC. Buyers will be held responsible for their purchases.
Lots may be withdrawn at OUSCC discretion, without prior notice.
DISCLAIMER AND WARRANTIES:
NO WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IS MADE OR IMPLIED ON ANY LOT. NO WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO ANY LOT EXCEPT FOR WARRANTY OF TITLE, AND IN THE CASE OF TITLE, OUSCC IS SELLING ONLY THAT RIGHT OR TITLE TO THE LOT THAT THE CONSIGNOR MAY HAVE AS OF THE SALE DATE. ALL LOTS ARE SOLD "AS IS" AND WITH ALL FAULTS. PURCHASER HEREBY ASSUMES ALL RISKS CONCERNING AND RELATED TO THE GRADING, QUALITY, DESCRIPTION, CONDITION, AUTHENTICITY, AND PROVENANCE OF A LOT.
a. COINS AND CURRENCY LISTED IN THIS CATALOG GRADED BY PCGS, NGC, OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY GRADING SERVICE OR UNGRADED OR EXAMINED BY THE BUYER PRIOR TO THE AUCTION SALE MAY NOT BE RETURNED FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER BY ANY BUYER, EXCEPT FOR CLAIMS RELATED TO AUTHENTICITY.
b. For non-certified coins: a refund will be considered, if it is determined in a review by OUSCC that there is a material error in the catalog description of a non-certified coin and OUSCC is notified no later than seventy-two (72) hours of delivery of the lots in question, and such lots are returned and received by OUSCC, in their original, sealed containers, no later than fourteen (14) calendar days after delivery, in the same condition the lot(s) were delivered to the Buyer, time being of the essence.
c. If an item or items are returned pursuant to the terms herein, they must be housed in their original, sealed and unopened container.
d. Late remittance or removal of any item from its original container, or altering a coin constitutes just cause for revocation of all return privileges.
e. Grading or condition of rare coins may have a material effect on the value of the item(s) purchased, and the opinion of others (including independent grading services) may differ with the independent grading services opinion or interpretation of OUSCC. OUSCC shall not be bound by any prior, or subsequent opinion, determination or certification by any independent grading service.
f. Questions regarding the minting of a coin as a "proof" or as a "business strike" relate to the method of manufacture and not to authenticity.
g. All oral and written statements made by OUSCC and its employees or agents (including affiliated and related companies) are statements of opinion only, and are not warranties or representations of any kind, unless stated as a specific written warranty, and no employee or agent of OUSCC has authority to vary or alter these Terms and Conditions. OUSCC reserves the right to vary or alter the Terms of Sale, either generally or with respect to specific persons or circumstances, in its sole discretion. Any variation or alteration shall be effective only if in writing and signed by an officer of OUSCC authorized to do so.
h. OUSCC is acting as a seller. Title to the lots purchased passes directly from the Consignor to the Buyer. Accordingly, OUSCC is not making, and disclaims, any warranty of title.
i. Bidder acknowledges that the numismatic market is speculative, unregulated and volatile, and that coin prices may rise or fall over time. OUSCC does not guarantee or represent that any customer buying for investment purposes will be able to sell for a profit in the future.
j. Bidder acknowledges and agrees that neither OUSCC, nor its employees, affiliates, agents, third-party providers or consignors warrant that the online store will be unimpaired, uninterrupted or error free and accordingly, shall not be liable for such events.
Waiver and Release:
Buyers, for him/herself, his/her heirs, agents, successors and assignees, generally and specifically waives and releases, and forever discharges OUSCC, and its respective affiliates, parents, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, subsidiaries, employees, managers and members and each of them, and their respective successors and assignees from any and all claims, rights, demands and causes of actions and suits, of whatever kind or nature, including but not limited to claims based upon OUSCC’s negligence, whether in law or equity, tort or otherwise, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected (a "Claim"), which Buyer may assert with respect to and/or arising out of, or in connection with any challenge to the title to or authenticity of any goods purchased, the sale itself, any lot purchased or consigned, and/or the online store, except where such Claim is otherwise expressly authorized in these Terms of Sale. It is the intention of Buyer that this waiver and release shall be effective as a bar to each and every Claim that may arise hereunder or be related to the online store Sale.
If a dispute arises concerning ownership of a lot or concerning proceeds of any sale, OUSCC reserves the right to commence a statutory inter-pleader proceeding at the expense of the Consignor and Buyer and any other applicable party, and in such event shall be entitled to its reasonable attorneys' fees and costs. OUSCC reserves the right to cancel or postpone the Sale or any session thereof for any reason whatsoever. No Buyer shall have any claim as a result thereof, including for incidental or consequential damages. Neither OUSCC nor any affiliated or related company shall be responsible for incidental or consequential damages arising out of any failure of the Terms of Conditions of Use, the online store or the conduct thereof and in no event shall such liability exceed the purchase price, premium, or fees paid. Rights granted to Buyers under the within Terms and Conditions of Use are personal and apply only to the Buyer who initially purchases the lot(s) from OUSCC. The rights may not be assigned or transferred to any other person or entity, whether by sale of the lot(s), operation of law or otherwise. Any attempt to assign or transfer any such rights shall be absolutely void and unenforceable. No third party may rely on any benefit or right conferred by these Terms and Conditions of Use.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL
- PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
OUSCC collects some information that is personal (i.e., information that identifies an individual either alone or in combination with other data). OUSCC also collects non-personal information that does not, on its own, identify an individual person. When non-personal information is combined with other information so that it does identify an individual person, we treat that combination as personally identifiable information (PII).
OUSCC collects personal information when you provide it to us. The following are examples of the types of personal information that may be collected, directly from you:
City, state and zip code
Payment information (credit card number)
Shipping, billing and other information provided in connection with the purchase or OUSCC products
Information about transactions with OUSCC, such as purchase history
Any correspondence sent to us
In providing OUSCC with your personal information, you agree to the transfer and storage of such information on our servers.
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to fulfill any orders placed through the Website for OUSCC products and provide you with a customized experience.
We will use this information to:
Collect and process payments and complete transactions
Provide the products, services and customer support you request
Prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities
Enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use
Customize, measure and improve our services and content
In line with your preferences, provide and inform you about our products, services, updates and promotional and special offers
Provide to you newsletters
Help us prevent fraud and minimize credit risks
Respond to your inquiries
OUSCC may collect additional personal information as required by United States law, regulations, or administrative guidance. Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy, OUSCC will maintain an email database, in-house, and will never sell your data or otherwise make it available for unaffiliated third-party marketing purposes. Further, we will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, to report suspected illegal activity, or as required by law.
OUSCC may disclose personal information to those who help it provide products and services, including those who perform technical, administrative and data processing tasks, such as hosting, fulfillment, and data storage and security. These service providers are prohibited from using this personal information for any other purpose.
- NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The following are examples of the type of information that may be collected by OUSCC from your web browser:
Details about your computer, device, application and network (including IP address, browser characteristics, device ID and characteristics, device operating system information and system language preferences)
Activities on our Website and usage patterns
Referring URLs, dates and times of website visits, and clickstream data such as information commonly recorded in web server logs
Details about Internet or network usage (such as the URLs or domain names of websites you visit, information about applications that attempt to access your network, or traffic data)
Data about files and communications, such as potential malware or spam
OUSCC uses so-called “Cookies,” which are files that are stored on your computer that can be retrieved to assist in customizing your experience with our website. A “Cookie” is a string of information that a website stores on a user’s computer, and that the user’s browser provides to the website each time the user submits a query to the website. The purpose of a “Cookie” is to support the functionality of the website, for example by keeping track of your visual preferences or controlling the frequency of “pop-up” windows, and identify the user as a unique user of the website.
OUSCC may use “Cookies” to customize Your experience on the website to your interests, to ensure that you do not repeatedly see content or informational messages that may be of no interest to you, and to store your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the website. If you want to disable “Cookies”, there is a simple procedure in most Internet browsers that allows you to turn-off “Cookies.” Please remember, however, that “Cookies” may be required to allow you to use certain features of the website.
We use the following types of Cookies:
Strictly necessary Cookies. These are required for the operation of our Website, for example, to enable you to log into secure areas of the Website.
Analytical Cookies. These allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it.
Functionality Cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our Website, which allows us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences.
Targeting or retargeting Cookies. These record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. We use third party Cookies to analyze use of the Website and improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that customers are finding what they are looking for easily.
IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO HAVE “COOKIES” PLACED ON YOUR COMPUTER, YOU SHOULD ADJUST THE CORRESPONDING SETTING IN YOUR BROWSER TO REFUSE “COOKIES” BEFORE ACCESSING THE WEBSITE, WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT CERTAIN OF THE SERVICES AND CERTAIN FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY WITHOUT THE AID OF “COOKIES.” IF YOU REFUSE “COOKIES,” YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RESULTING LOSS OF FUNCTIONALITY.
- EMAIL AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS
By making a purchase or registering to receive the OUSCC Newsletter, you consent to receive periodic commercial/promotional email communications from us. You may opt-out of receiving such promotional communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in each email, or by contacting us.
- SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
OUSCC transmits information via the highest industry standard secure server (SSL). This SSL creates the secure and encrypted https:// website address for our important pages like My Cart and Checkout. When you see the https:// website address, you know the information you are in-putting is protected and secure.
We comply with payment card industry data security standards that require merchants to implement security measures for credit card information. Your credit card's security code is never stored in our database. OUSCC is a verified and authorized payment gateway merchant, signifying the highest level of credit card transaction processing security, customer information safeguards and fraud prevention.
We have implemented and maintain generally accepted industry standards to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction or disclosure of your personal information both during transmission and once we receive it. The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information during the registration process, we encrypt that information using state-of-the-art technology. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
OUSCC will keep your personal information for as long as you are a purchaser of our products and, thereafter, for no longer than is reasonably necessary for internal reporting and reconciliation purposes pursuant to legal requirements and to provide you with any feedback or information you might request or require. When you place an order through the Website, we will maintain your personal information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
If you have any questions about security on our website, you can email us at [email protected].
- LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
OUSCC’s Website may include links to other third-party websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of ours. If you submit personal information to a third-party website, your personal information will be solely governed by their privacy practices. OUSCC encourages you to carefully read the privacy statement of any third-party website you visit.
- ABILITY TO ACCESS, UPDATE AND CORRECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
OUSCC wants your personal information to be complete and accurate. By using the Website, you represent and warrant that all information you provide on any registration form or otherwise in connection with your use of the website will be complete and accurate. To confirm the completeness and accuracy of, or make changes to, your personal information, please contact us.
If we contact you for marketing purposes, we will endeavor to do so only in accord with your preferences. You may request that we stop these emails by contacting us at [email protected].
- CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
OUSCC complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of the United States of America where it applies to our information protection activities. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If we learn that we have inadvertently collected personal information of a child under the age of thirteen (13) without proper consent, we will immediately delete that data from our database.
- CALIFORNIA SHINE THE LIGHT LAW
OUSCC does not share your personal information with third parties for their own marketing use without your permission.
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