1 Collection of information and personal data
1.1 Registration Information
When you register a user account on the Website for use of the Service, we collect information about your first and last name and your e-mail address.
1.2 Usage of the Service
To place a bid via the Service, you must complete the information you provided in connection with the registration of your user account with your personal identification number and your address. We process your personal identification number in order to securely identify you.
1.3 Payment Information
Upon payment via the Service, we also collect such information necessary in order to process your payment, including credit card information. We may also retain information regarding your transaction history.
1.4 Surveys etc.
Finally, we may supplement the information that you have provided with information from various public records.
2 How WE USE the collected information
Moreover, we may process your Personal Data if it is necessary in order to: (a) comply with applicable law and regulations and lawful regulatory requests or relevant orders from competent courts; (b) protect and defend our rights, our property or our interests; or (c) protect our users.
We are committed to protecting our users' information and Personal Data. Auctionet takes appropriate technical and organizational security measures in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Data Act in order to protect your Personal Data against loss, theft, unauthorized access to or processing of your Personal Data as well as against accidental destruction, loss, alteration and disclosure of your Personal Data.
The password you have chosen for the Service protects your user account. You should therefore choose a unique and strong password, as well as log out from the Service when you are no longer using the Service. If you suspect that an unauthorized person has obtained your password or gained access to your user account you must immediately change your password. This is most easily done via My Pages – Settings in the Service.
4 Disclosure of information to third parties
We may disclose the information we have collected, including Personal Data, to various third parties as follows.
4.1 Auction Houses
In order to provide the Service, Auctionet cooperates with a number of Auction Houses. We may therefore disclose certain information, including your Personal Data, to the Auction Houses in connection with administration of a purchase of an Auction Item.
4.2 Third Party Service Providers
We may disclose your Personal Data to various third party service providers in order to e.g. provide the Service (hosting), administrate transportation of the Auction Item, communicate with you through newsletters and similar (e.g. for direct marketing purposes), to provide customer service or in order to conduct customer surveys or satisfaction surveys. These third party service providers are only given access to the Personal Data necessary for the performance of their obligations in relation to us and they may only process your Personal Data in accordance with our instructions. They are also liable to take technical and organizational security measures to protect your Personal Data to the same extent as Auctionet.
Auctionet may also disclose your Personal Data in circumstances other than those listed above if it is necessary in order to: (a) comply with applicable law and regulations and lawful regulatory requests or relevant orders from competent courts; (b) protect and defend our rights, our property or our interests, such as in a legal dispute; or (c) protect our users.
Additionally, we may transfer collected Personal Data to third parties in the event of a reorganization, merger or transfer of business.
5 Individuals under 18 years
We do not intentionally collect Personal Data from individuals under the age of 18. If you are under 18 years old, please do not use the Service and do not provide us with any Personal Data. If it comes to our knowledge that we have collected Personal Data from an individual under the age of 18, we will take measures to delete the collected Personal Data collected.
6.1 What Are Cookies?
We use session and authentication cookies to make it possible to control and keep track of users logged into the Service.
Functional cookies allow us to provide the Service you have requested, for example to remember your user name, your customization of the Website and the Service and in order to provide the correct language version and to state correct currency when using the Website and the Service.
7 Retention of personal data
8 Consent to transfer personal data to third Countries
9 Access to Personal data
You may at any time edit some of the information we store about you via My Pages – Settings in the Service.
You have the right to once a year, free of charge, request information of your Personal Data that is being processed by us by sending a written signed application to the address, please see section 11 below. Moreover, you have the right to request that Personal Data which has not been processed in accordance with the Personal Data Act shall be restricted, blocked or erased.
You may also at any time oppose to our further processing of your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes by notifying us via the e-mail address stated below. Moreover, you have the right to at any time revoke your consent to our processing of your Personal Data by unregistering your user account.
11 Contact us