As a condition of using Auction Media Group, users must confirm their adult status. In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), AuctionMediaGroup.com does not collect or store any personal information, even in aggregate, about children under the age of 13.
1) INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The information we gather on our site falls into one categories: (1) personal information you supply when you register or subscribe:
Personally Identifiable Information:
To use certain features on our site, we ask you to register. When you register through our partner site Public Auction Finder, we collect personally identifiable information about you such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, user name, password, and other information about your interest in our site and services.
At present, personally identifiable information about users is collected only through site pages or forms submitted by users themselves. When personally identifiable information is collected, you will know because you will have to fill out one of these forms.
Marketing and advertising. To provide Customers with newsletters, special offers, and promotions, including via email; to contact Customers about products or services we think may interest them; and for other marketing, advertising, and promotional purposes.
How we disclose Site Visitor Information
We may disclose Site Visitor Information as follows:
Auction Media Group affiliates. We may disclose Site Visitor Information to any current or future affiliates, parent companies, or subsidiaries.
Auction Media Group service providers. We may disclose Site Visitor Information to vendors, service providers, agents, contractors, or others who perform functions (e.g., maintenance, data analysis, customer relationship management, email marketing, surveys, credit card processing, data hosting, fraud detection) on our behalf.
Cookies and other tracking mechanisms:
HOW YOUR INFORMATION WILL BE USED
Our primary business is conducted entirely online. As such, our success will depend on our ability to gauge popularity of one feature or product offering over another, or on our ability to understand how people use our products. Tracking and aggregating usage information will allow us to develop this understanding.
Our Communications Features:
Our site offers registered users the ability to forward along objects of interest to others, and in some cases to communicate with an auction house concerning an object offered in an upcoming auction. In order to facilitate this communication, a registered user's email of record must be accessed.
Communications with Our Customers and Customer Support: From time to time, it may be necessary to notify subscribers of impending subscription expirations, account or credit card issues, transactions completed, and in the case of registered users terms agreement or policy changes. While such communication will typically be conducted through email, as appropriate, mail or phone may also be used.