Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how website operator (“Website Operator”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) collects, protects and uses the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you (“User”, “you”, or “your”) may provide on the https://bidbarrel.com website and any of its products or services (collectively, “Website”, or “Services”). It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your Personal Information and how you can access and update this information. This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to individuals that we do not employ or manage.

 

Collection of Personal Information

 

We receive and store any information you knowingly provide to us when you create an account, publish content, fill any online forms on the Website. When required this information may include your email address, name, phone number, address, or other Personal Information. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of some of the Website’s features. Users who are uncertain about what Information is mandatory are welcome to contact us.

 

Managing Personal Information

 

You can access, add to, update, and delete certain Personal Information about you. The information you can view, update, and delete may change as the Website or Service changes. When you update information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. Some information may remain in our private records after your deletion of such information from your account. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. We may use any aggregated data derived from or incorporating your Personal Information after you update or delete it, but not in a manner that would identify you personally. Once the retention period expires, Personal Information shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after the expiration of the retention period.

 

Collection of Non-Personal Information

 

When you visit the website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends. This data may include information such as your device’s IP address, browser type and version, operating system type and version, language preference or the webpages you were visiting before you came to our website, pages of our website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our website, access time and dates, and other statistics. We refer to this automatically collected information as “Device Information”.

 

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

a) “Cookies” are data files that are placed in your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org

b) “Log Files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

c) “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the website.

 

Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (possibly credit card numbers or crypto addresses), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.

 

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

 

How do we use your Personal Information? 

 

Additionally, we use this Order Information to:

Communicate with you.

Screen our sellers for potential risk or fraud; and

When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services or to sellers so they can contact you via email.

 

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

 

Sharing your Personal Information

 

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.  For example, you use Bidbarrel.com to power your online sales which enter your email address is shared to a seller so they can contact you when you are the winning bidder. 

 

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site - you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information

here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

 

Behavioural Advertising

 

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

 

You can opt out of targeted advertising by removing yourself from social pages or groups  and replying to opt out of email advertising via provided links on emails.

 

Common Links Include:

 

FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads 

GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous 

BING - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads 

 

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

 

Do Not Track

 

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

 

Your Rights

 

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

 

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

 

Data Retention

 

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

 

Minors

 

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18

 

Changes

 

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

 

Privacy of Children

 

We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any Personal Information through our Website or Services. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce this Policy by Instructing their children never to provide Personal Information through our Website or Services without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us through our website or Service, please contact us.

 

Newsletters

 

We offer electronic newsletters to which you may voluntarily subscribe at any time. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by contacting us. However, you will continue to receive essential transactional emails. 

 

Acceptance

 

You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms & conditions. By using the Websites or its Services you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to use or access the Website and its Services.

 

CONTACT US via our links on the website or emails you receive.

 

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by email links at BidBarrel.com