At BidWrangler, we take your privacy and the privacy of your bidders seriously.
- Whenever we collect personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
- We will collect and use of personal information solely to fulfill purposes of BidWrangler’s auction software, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
- We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
- We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
- We will take necessary measures to ensure that personal information is kept accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
- We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
- We will make readily available to customers and bidders information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
- Personal information collected about bidders, on behalf of an auction company, is owned by the auction company and it is at their sole discretion how to use the data.
- We do not sell or use bidder data for any purpose other than providing services to the auction company who owns the data.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
“Cookies” are data files that are placed on 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.
“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.
“Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally when fill out a form on our Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, address, email address, and phone number.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
First, to communicate with you.
Second, we use the Device Information to generate 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 do not share your Personal Information with third parties.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to send you marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.
Google Ads (AdWords)
Google Ads (AdWords) is provided by Google Inc.
You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads
Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout - for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Facebook service is provided by Meta Platforms Inc.
You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950
To opt-out from Facebook's interest-based ads, follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217
Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.
For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook's Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
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, 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.
When you contact us, we will maintain your Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously
Users are able to change their personal information by sending us an email
Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personally Identifiable Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personally Identifiable Information from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information.
California Shine the Light Law
Subject to certain limitations, California residents may ask us to provide them with (1) a list of certain categories of personal information that we have disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding year, and (2) the identity of those third parties. To make this request, California residents may contact us through the Contacting Us section below. For such requests, indicate "California Shine the Light Request" in the subject line in your email.
California Residents, California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), California Consumer Privacy Action Notice (CCPA Notice)
Pursuant to the CCPA, we are providing this CCPA Notice. This CCPA Notice applies solely to California consumers, effective January 1, 2020. Terms used but not defined shall have the same meaning ascribed to them in the CCPA. This CCPA Notice does not apply to personal information that we collect from job applicants, contractors, or employees.
You have the Right to Opt-Out. We do not sell personal information.
You have the Right to Non-Discrimination. We do not and will not deny goods or services, charge you a different price, or provide a different level or quality of goods or services because you exercised your rights under the CCPA.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
We may also send you additional information related to our services.
Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM we agree to the following:
NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail using the details provided below:
61 South Main Street, Suite 400
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801
Last updated: Feb. 13, 2024