Privacy Policy & Cookies

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how Bidsquare treats your personally identifiable information that is collected when you visit Bidsquare’s website located at http:www.bidsquare.com. This policy does not apply to any information you may provide to Bidsquare through means other than Bidsquare’s website.

 

Please read this policy carefully. It tells you, among other things, what information we gather from you, how we may use or disclose that information, and what efforts we take to protect it. Contact us at support@bidsquare.com if you have any questions regarding this policy’s contents or to correct or update your personal information.

Types of Information Collected

By submitting information through Bidsquare’s website, Bidsquare may collect and store (through cookies, as described below, and other methods) personally identifiable information and other data about you if you voluntarily submit such information to Bidsquare. Personally identifiable information may include your name, email address, physical address, credit card information, and other information that specifically identifies you. Additional data about you may include the type of Internet browser you use to access Bidsquare’s website, the domain name of any website through which you linked to Bidsquare’s website, and your use of Bidsquare’s website.

How Bidsquare Uses Your Personally Identifiable Information

Bidsquare may use the personally identifiable information we collect to identify you as a user of Bidsquare’s website and/or to contact you about our services and/or products from time to time.

 

We do not sell or share your personally identifiable information with third parties without your consent, except that, consistent with our Website Terms, to the extent that you agree to purchase, through our website, any items from a third-party, we may permit, at our sole discretion, such third-party to charge your credit card on file for any amounts unpaid by you.

 

We may use information obtained through Bidsquare’s website with information obtained through other sources, including both offline and online sources.

 

We may associate your personally identifying information with information we collect about your preferences and activities at Bidsquare’s website, such as the particular pages you view and purchases or other transactions you effect through Bidsquare’s website. In addition, we may vary the content you receive in future visits to the website based on your preferences and activities. We may use data from many users to compile statistics in an effort to provide our customers with improved services and product selection.

 

Bidsquare reserves the right to transfer any information obtained through its website to any (a) third-party vendors with which Bidsquare contracts for purposes of (i) verifying your identity and, (ii) engaging in Bidsquare’s day-to-day business operations, and (iii) consummating any transaction on behalf of or for the benefit of any third-party with whom you agreed, through Bidsquare’s website, to make any purchase; (b) companies that have an ownership interest in Bidsquare; and (c) Bidsquare’s successors or assigns in business. Bidsquare further reserves the right to access and/or disclose any information as may be required by any court or administrative agency and to the extent necessary to permit us to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule, regulation, this policy, the rights of third-parties or any suspected conduct which Bidsquare deems improper. Bidsquare may share non-personally identifiable information with third parties for any number of reasons, including advertising, promotional and/or other purposes.

 

If you are a California resident, you have the right to receive information identifying any third party companies to whom Bidsquare may have disclosed, within the past year, personally identifiable information pertaining to you and your family for that company's direct marketing purposes as well as a description of the categories of personally identifiable information disclosed. To obtain such information, please email your request to support@bidsquare.com.

 

With your consent, Bidsqsuare may share your personal information with third partiesthat may want to contact you about products, services or other offerings that may be of interest to you. Bidsquare will seek to obtain your consent at the place where the information is collected either by an "opt-out" or "opt-in" method, or by other means (such as an email request). Each of these companies may have their own privacy policies. We do not control and are not responsible for these other parties, their privacy policies or their use or treatment of your personal information or other information. We make no representation regarding how any third parties use, manage, store, treat or maintain your personal information or other information and you should therefore carefully review all such third parties' privacy policies. If you consent to receiving communications from any of these third parties, you will need to communicate with them directly if you later decide that you no longer wish to receive their communications. If you wish to withdraw your consent from any further sharing of your personal information with third parties, please email us at support@bidsquare.com.

Bidsquare’s Use of Cookies

Bidsquare uses cookies and/or similar technology to collect non-personally identifiable information from you and to customize your use of Bidsquare’s website. Cookies are small data files that our website sends to your browser for storage on your computer’s hard drive to protect confidential data, track activity at our website, and better tailor our services to your needs and interests. Although most browsers are set up to accept cookies, you can change your browser’s cookies settings at any time. Please note that, if you choose to disable cookies or refuse to accept a cookie, you may not be able to access all features of Bidsquare’s website, including the ability to leave bids or use the watchlist.

 

To the extent that Bidsquare’s website contains links to other websites, the owners of the linked websites may receive cookies. Therefore, you may wish to view the website policies of any linked website before linking through Bidsquare’s website, as this policy will not govern any activity once you link from Bidsquare’s website, and Bidsquare expressly disclaims any liability in connection with any claims that may arise through the use of any website accessed through Bidsquare’s website.

Storage and Security of Information

Bidsquare uses industry standard SSL encryption to transmit customer data over theInternet. Customer information is stored on Bidsquare’s servers, which are maintained and operated by us or by a trusted third-party hosting company.

 

Bidsquare is committed to taking reasonable steps to ensure the security of yourinformation. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications through Bidsqaure’s website or information stored on Bidsquare’s website or our servers will be completely free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers. Accordingly, by accessing and using Bidsquare’s website in any respect, you have assumed all risks associated with inputting information on or communicating through the website.

 

Please remember that you play a valuable part in security as well. Your password toaccess our site, which is assigned at registration, should never be shared with anyone. Also, after you have finished using our website, you should log off and exit your browser so no unauthorized persons can use our website with your name and account information. Furthermore, if you provide any information to parties that operate websites linked to or from our website, different rules may apply to their collection, use or disclosure of your personal information. We encourage you to review the policies of those third-party websites before revealing any sensitive or personal information.

Your Right to Opt Out

We will not send unsolicited messages to users of our website who indicate that they donot wish to receive such messages. If you do not wish to receive unsolicited email messages from us, please contact us at support@bidsquare.com.

Changing Your Personally Identifiable Information

If you wish to make any changes to any of your personally identifiable information that is collected through Bidsquare’s website, please send an email with the request to support@bidsquare.com. Bidsquare will implement any requested change as expeditiously as possible and will reply with an email that the requested change was made.

Do Not Track Signals

Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a "Do Not Track" signalto websites and online services you visit. There is currently no consensus among industry participants as to what "Do Not Track" means in this context. Like many websites and online services, Bidsquare currently does not alter its practices and does not respond when it receives a "Do Not Track" signal from a visitor's browser.

Protection for Children

Bidsquare’s website is not intended for users under the age of 13. Bidsquare has nointention of collecting personally identifiable information from children (i.e., individuals under the age of 13). If a parent or guardian learns that a child has provided Bidsquare with personally identifiable information, that child’s parent or guardian should send an email to support@bidsquare.com to request that we delete from our database the information submitted by the child.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Bidsquare expressly reserves the right to change this policy at any time, without notice,by posting a revised policy on this website. Thus, it is incumbent on users to check this privacy policy frequently. If, at any time, you wish to be removed from our system as a result of any changes to this policy, please e-mail us at support@bidsquare.com.

 

Updated as of March 21, 2017