Privacy Policy

Effective Date August 1, 2017

1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy governs the way Metro Auctions, LLC ("Company") collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the website ("Site"). This Privacy Policy applies to the Site and all services offered by Metro Auctions, LLC including all websites owned, operated, controlled and otherwise made available by Metro Auctions, LLC including mobile versions of the Site. This Privacy Policy will discuss the collection and use of such information. We respect your privacy rights and recognize the importance of protecting information collected from you. We provide this Privacy Policy to help you make an informed choice about your personal information. By using the Site, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

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

As is common with many websites, we may use "cookies" to help us gather and store information about visitors on this Site. A cookie is a small data file that our server sends to your browser when you visit the Site. The Site also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information and the page you requested. The use of cookies helps us to assist your use of certain aspects of the Site. You can delete cookies at any time or you can set your browser to reject or disable cookies.

d.    Analytics Services

We use third party analytics services (such as Google Analytics) to evaluate your use of the Site and the Services, compile reports on activity, collect demographic data, analyze performance metrics, and collect and evaluate other information relating to Site. We use this information only to improve the Services, but do not combine it with personally identifiable information. By submitting an inquiry or subscribing to Auction Alerts, you consent to the processing of Aggregate Information about your use by these analytics providers in the manner and for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

For information on how to opt out of such information collection by Google Analytics, please visit

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

Some embedded content on the Site may be served by third-party content providers. Please note that these companies may also use cookies or other similar technologies to collect information about you, both on the Site and throughout the Internet. We do not have control over third-party information collection and use.

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.)
  • Notify you about changes to the Site (including this Privacy Policy) and carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from arrangements between you and us.

4.    Third-Party Websites and Third-Party Embedded Content

We do not control the privacy policies of third-party web sites, our affiliates, service providers, and business partners which may be accessed, directly or indirectly, through your use of the Site. Any information you provide to, or that is collected by, third-party sites may be subject to the privacy policies of those sites (including third-party content embedded on the Site), if any. It is up to you to review the terms of use and privacy policy of third-party websites or third-party content originators.

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

We may also share or disclose your information to comply with a court order or other legal obligation, to enforce the Site terms of use, and to protect the rights, property or safety of our users and other third-parties. We may disclose information to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, is necessary or appropriate to respond to claims or to comply with legal processes, to comply with laws, regulations or ordinances or to prevent or stop illegal, unethical or actionable activity.

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

As described above, we collect personally identifiable information about you when you voluntarily provide it to us and collect other information about you and your use of the Site automatically when you interact with us. With respect to the Site’s use of cookies and other similar technologies, by adjusting settings on your browser, you may elect not to allow cookies to be placed, and thus opt out of certain features of the Site and the Site’s automatic collection of certain information about you.

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 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

10.    Changes to this Privacy Policy

Metro Auctions, LLC has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time to reflect changes in the law or our information collection and use practices. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically to ensure you are updated as to any changes.

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your interactions with this site, please contact us at:

Metro Auctions, LLC
Attention: Metro Auctions Privacy Policy
440 Wheelers Farms Road, Suite 304
Milford, CT 06461