Effective Date August 1, 2017
2. Collection of Personal Information
a. We collect personally identifiable information when you voluntarily provide it to us.
We collect personally identifiable information from you in several different ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to our Auction Alerts, submit an Inquiry form, and with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for their name, email address, mailing address, company name, phone number, city, state, zip code. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personally identifiable information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, but you might not be able advantage of certain Site features.
b. We automatically collect information about your browser or device and your use of the Site.
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about Users whenever they interact with our Site, which includes your IP address, browser type, make and model of device used to view the Site, type of computer and operating system, and other technical information about Users means of connection to our Site.
c. Web Browser Cookies
d. Analytics Services
For information on how to opt out of such information collection by Google Analytics, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics.
e. Aggregate Information
In addition, we automatically collect certain information and analytical data related to your use of the Site. This information is non-personally identifiable or anonymous information about you, including the date and time of your visit, the phone network associated with your mobile device, your mobile device’s operating system or platform, the type of mobile device you use (collectively “Aggregate Information”). This Aggregate Information is in no way associated with your Individual Information.
f. Third-parties may also automatically collect information about you
3. Use of Collected Information
We collect and use the types of personal information described above to assist in the administration and operation of the Site and to provide you an efficient, meaningful, and customized experience. We may use the information to:
- Fulfill our obligations with respect to reason you volunteered the information (e.g., subscribe to our Auction Alerts feature, submit an inquiry, etc.);
- Allow you to participate in certain features of the Site;
- Improve the Site and our services;
- To send periodic emails for the purpose responding to user inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
- Delivery of targeted ads and other Marketing communications
- Optimize your experience on the Site (e.g., request feedback, respond to user problems, storing your preferences, etc.)
4. Third-Party Websites and Third-Party Embedded Content
5. How We Share Information.
a. Transactional Purposes
We may use your Personal Information to respond to your inquiries, email submissions and requests.
b. Service Providers
We may provide collected information to our service providers. They may use your information to perform services for us and may have access to, store and process your personal information to provide services on our behalf.
c. Law Enforcement and Safety
d. Business Transfer
In the event of a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control or transfer of substantial assets to a third party, we may transfer or assign to such acquiring third party information concerning your relationship with us, including without limitation, Personal Information that you have provided and other information concerning your relationship with us.
e. Aggregate Information
We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with trusted third parties for the purposes outlined above so long as these parties agree to keep information confidential.
6. Opting-Out of Information Use
You may request that we edit or delete your account information and preferences, including but not limited to “opting-out” from receiving any digital marketing communications, at any time, by requesting so in an e-mail to email@example.com or following the “opt-out” instructions including in the digital marketing communication sent to you, if applicable.
7. Protection of Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. However, no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure and no security mechanism is impenetrable. Therefore, although we take steps to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that we collect from you or the security of our servers or the Site. By accessing the Site, any transmission of information is at your own risk and you agree to assume all risk regarding information sent to us or collected by us.
8. Foreign Jurisdiction
The Site is designed for and targeted to United States audiences and are governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States. We are not responsible under any privacy laws or local data protection laws in any jurisdiction other than the United States.
9. Children and Parents
We respect children’s privacy. We do not target or knowingly or intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. By using the Site, you have represented and warranted that you are either 18 years of age or using the Site with the supervision of a parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 13, you may not use the Site. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Metro Auctions, LLC
440 Wheelers Farms Road, Suite 304
Milford, CT 06461