Frequently Asked Questions:

New Users     |    Buyer FAQs

Welcome to Vintage Authentics! Vintage Authentics has provided the following list of the most Frequently Asked Questions we receive from new Vintage Authentics users, and the answers to those questions. If you are unable to find an answer to your question here, please e-mail us at customerservice@vintageauthentics.com or visit our User Guide.

New User FAQs

I am new to Vintage Authentics: Where do I start? What are the system requirements needed to use Vintage Authentics? Who is powering the auction technology for the Vintage Authentics website? What is your Privacy Policy?

Registration

Why do I need to register with Vintage Authentics? What does it cost to register? Do I need a credit card to register? Do I have to buy anything after I register? I've registered. Why did I not receive my confirmation e-mail? Can I register under more than one account? Can I update my registration information? What about the privacy of my information?
 

 

I am new to Vintage Authentics: Where do I start?

Everyone is invited to browse or Search through our auction categories and listings for items on Vintage Authentics. If you see something you would like to bid on you must first register. Don't worry! Registration is free and easy!

The Registration page will ask you to enter a Logon ID, which is the username or nickname you will be known by within the Vintage Authentics community, as well as a password and valid contact information. You will only need to register once on Vintage Authentics.

 

What are the system requirements needed to use Vintage Authentics?

For best results, Vintage Authentics recommends you use either Netscape Navigator 4.x or greater or MS Internet Explorer 4.x or greater. Both of these browsers can be downloaded free of charge from the Vintage Authentics Logon page.

If you are running on a Windows platform, we recommend it be a Pentium 133 MHz or greater with Windows 95/98, 2000, XP or Windows NT 4.x and Service Pack 6, 32 MB memory (RAM), VGA 256 color, 640 x 480 display, 56.6 KBPS Internet access and a Mouse or compatible pointing device. If you are running on Macintosh, it should be a Power PC (running OS 7.6+) with 32 MB memory (RAM), 256 colors at 640 x 480, 56.6 KBPS Internet access with a Mouse or compatible pointing device.

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Who is powering the auction technology for the Vintage Authentics website?

The Vintage Authentics website is powered by SimpleAuctionSite. Simple Auction Site is a state of the art, professional online auction software package that's easy to use and completely customizable to suit your business needs. Simple Auction Site offers a complete auction solution from hosting your site to building your auction to designing your print catalogs and invoicing your customers, Simple Auction Site is with you every step of the way.

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What is your Privacy Policy?

Vintage Authentics is fully committed to protecting your right to privacy within our on-line auction community. Vintage Authentics expects all members to respect and protect the privacy of others. The release of any members' personal information for reasons other than those specifically connected with Vintage Authentics is prohibited. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our Privacy Policy and contact us if you have any concerns or questions about privacy issues that may affect you.

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Why do I need to register with Vintage Authentics?

By registering with Vintage Authentics, you are letting other members know that you will participate in an honest and professional manner. You must provide us with valid contact information so that we may contact you regarding your Vintage Authentics purchases.

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What does it cost to register?

Registration on Vintage Authentics is Free and Easy! There are no monthly membership fees, and there is no obligation to maintain your membership. Once you have submitted your registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail message from Vintage Authentics and you will have instant access to Vintage Authentics's products.

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Do I need a credit card to register?

No.
You will only be asked to provide valid contact information and a valid e-mail address.

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Do I have to buy anything after I register?

No. You are not obligated to buy anything on Vintage Authentics by registering. You are welcome to drop by any time and look around. If you see something you would like to bid on you can do so quickly as a registered user.

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I registered. Why did I not receive my confirmation e-mail?

After you submitted your registration form, you were sent a confirmation e-mail. This process ensures that your e-mail address is valid. Though you should receive your registration confirmation message within minutes of submitting your registration, please allow at least 24 hours to receive it.

If you did not receive this e-mail, please:

1. Return to Vintage Authentics, logon to your account, and verify that you had entered your e-mail address correctly, and make the necessary update, if not; OR

2. Make sure you did not enter a work e-mail address instead of your home e-mail address or vice versa.

If you still did not receive this e-mail or need us to resend it, please contact Customer Service.

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Can I register under more than one account?

No. Vintage Authentics will not allow members to register under more than one account per participant. If at any time you forget your Logon ID or password, or other account information, please don't create a new account in an attempt to remedy the situation. Instead, click on the Forgot your Logon ID and Password? link when trying to logon.

You will be asked to enter the e-mail address you registered with so that Vintage Authentics can send you your current Logon ID and Password right away. If you do not receive your e-mail message, please contact Customer Service for further assistance.

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Can I update my registration information?

Yes - at anytime. Vintage Authentics members are expected to maintain valid accounts by keeping their contact information (e-mail address, mailing address, and phone number) up-to-date. This is a vital aspect of creating an honest and secure trading environment for Vintage Authentics members.

Please review your contact information and if it changes, simply update it from the Manage My Account > Update My Registration Info section of the My Account.

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What about the privacy of my information?

Your privacy is very important to us. Vintage Authentics is fully committed to protecting your right to privacy within our on-line auction community. The release of any members' personal information for reasons other than those specifically connected with Vintage Authentics is prohibited. We do not voluntarily allow your e-mail address or any other personal information to be displayed anywhere on our website, except in the My Account which is only accessible by you with your password. Vintage Authentics does not sell, rent or otherwise release registered user information to third parties and this information is not used for marketing purposes.

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our Privacy Policy and contact us if you have any concerns or questions about privacy issues that may affect you.

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