Terms of Service

§ 1. General

a) Scope
These general terms and conditions apply to all business relations between Silentauctioneers, Schliemannstr. 17, 10437 Berlin, represented by their managing director Ms. Faudhya Bernardi and the customer in the version valid at the time of the conclusion of the contract. Contrary terms and conditions of the customer are hereby expressly contradicted.

b) Contract agreement
Contract languages ​​are German and English. As far as English language texts are used, these serve only to simplify the communication. In interpretation questions or linguistic deviations, the German text version always occurs. Customers in terms of these terms and conditions are both sellers and buyers. Sellers can only be entrepreneurs within the meaning of § 14 BGB, buyers can be both entrepreneurs and consumers. Each customer may only maintain one buyer account and one seller account.

c) Subsequent change of the terms and conditions
Silentauctioneers GmbH is entitled to subsequently adapt and supplement the General Terms and Conditions against existing business relationships, as far as changes in the legislation or jurisdiction require or other circumstances lead to the fact that the contractual equivalence ratio is not only negligibly disturbed. A subsequent change in the terms and conditions shall take effect if the customer does not object within six weeks after notification of the change. At the beginning of the period Silentauctioneers GmbH will explicitly inform the customer of the effect of his silence as acceptance of the contract amendment and grant him the possibility to make an explicit declaration during the deadline. If the customer objects on time, both Silentauctioneers GmbH and the customer can terminate the contractual relationship extraordinarily.

§ 2 Description of services

a) General
The Silentauctioneers GmbH provides an online platform www.silentauctioneers.com, through which in particular items from the fields of art, antiques, jewelery and design can be offered for sale by third parties. The Silentauctioneers GmbH is not itself a salesperson, but merely provides the online platform. The respective contracts are concluded between the customers themselves (sellers or buyers) at the terms agreed between the customers. Silentauctioneers GmbH is not a party to the sales contracts, so Silentauctioneers GmbH can not be required to perform any contract, warranty or liability. Silentauctioneers GmbH is only a service provider with regard to content placed on the online platform by third parties. The respective seller is solely responsible for the accuracy of the information provided in an article description.

b) Further development and availability of the online platform
Silentauctioneers GmbH strives to adapt its services to current technical developments and current market developments. Silentauctioneers GmbH therefore reserves the right to make changes to the agreed services insofar as such changes do not affect the core services and are reasonable for the customer taking into account the interests of the customer. The availability of the online platform is ensured within the scope of the technical and operational possibilities, taking into account the interests of the customers, with temporary and temporary restrictions within reasonable limits (for example server maintenance, technical malfunctions).


c) performance delays
Delays in performance due to force majeure and due to extraordinary and unforeseeable events, which can not be prevented by the utmost care of Silentauctioneers GmbH (this includes in particular strikes, official or court orders and cases of improper or improper self-supply in spite of the cover business) Silentauctioneers GmbH is not responsible. They entitle the Silentauctioneers GmbH to postpone the performance for the duration of the obstructing event. In the case of unavailability for reasons mentioned above, Silentauctioneers GmbH can withdraw from the contract. Silentauctioneers GmbH undertakes to inform the customer immediately about the unavailability and to reimburse immediately any compensation already paid.


§ 3 buyer account

a) Registration as a buyer
In order to purchase goods from the sellers via www.silentauctioneers.com, it is necessary to create a free buyer account.