Privacy Policy


This Web Site ("Web Site") is published and maintained by Bidesire, L.L.C and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively referred to in this Privacy Policy as "Bidesire, L.L.C." "we," "us," "our," or other similar pronouns”). It will notify you of the following:

What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

  1. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  2. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  3. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

 

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future, for example to tell you about upcoming auctions, auction results, unsold lots, new products or services, valuation events or changes to this privacy policy.

We request information from you on our registration/telephone/absentee bid form. To register with us, you must provide contact information (like name and address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for registration and credit check purposes. If we have trouble processing your registration or subsequent purchase, we’ll use this information to

  • Cookies

If you have permitted your computer to accept "cookies," we may use "cookies" to keep, and sometimes track, information about you. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

  • IP Address and Clickstream Data

Our server automatically collects data about your server’s Internet address when you visit us. This information, known as an Internet Protocol address, orIP Address, is a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider whenever you’re on the Internet. When you request pages from our Web Site, our servers may log your IP Address and sometimes yourdomain name. Your IP Address is used to help identify you and to gather demographic information about our customers as a whole. Our server may also record the referring page that linked you to us (e.g., another Web site or a search engine); the pages you visit on this Web Site; the Web site you visit after this Web Site; the ads you see and/or click on; other information about the type of Web browser, computer, platform, related software and settings you are using; any search terms you have entered on this Web Site or a referral site;and other Web usage activity and data logged by our Web servers. We use this information for internal system administration, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Web Site, and to customize your user experience. Such information may also be used to gather demographic information, such as country of origin and Internet Service Provider. We may link this information with your Personal Information.

Any or all of these activities with regard to Web Site Usage Information may be performed on our behalf by our services providers, including, for example, our analytics vendor(s) and our e-mail management partner(s).

  • Browsing Activity

Personal information may be collected about you during your interaction with our website. Personal information may also include personal identifying information you have provided, your browsing geographic location, your browsing activity on our site, and other information that can readily identify you individually online or offline.

  • Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

  • Legally Compelled Disclosures

We may disclose user information to government authorities or other third parties when we believe such disclosure is required by law.

 

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

 

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy, or any other of our policies or practices, at any time, and will notify users of this Web Site by posting such changed or updated Privacy Policy on this page. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to this Web Site. Under certain circumstances, we may also elect to notify you of changes or updates to our Privacy Policy by additional means, such as posting a notice on the front page of our Web Site to sending you an e-mail.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us via our Contact Us Form

 

Updated December 12 2013